Introduction to the History of Science
Published for the Carnegie Institution of Washington by the Williams & Wilkins Company
4to. Three volumes bound in five. Original blue cloth with gold lettering on spine. Invaluable survey of the progress of science throughout the world up to the end of the fourteenth century. Vol. I: From Homer to Omar Khayyam. xi, 839pp. Reprint (1962). Vol. II, Part I: From Rabbi Ben Ezra to Roger Bacon (From Rabbi Ben Ezra to Ibn Rushd). Reprint (1950). xxxv, 480pp. Vol. II, part II: From Rabbi Ben Ezra to Roger Bacon (From Robert GrossetÚste to Roger Bacon). Reprint (1950). xvi, 485-1251pp. Vol. III, part I: Science and Learning in the Fourteenth Century (First Half of the Fourteenth Century). First edition (1947). Vol. III. part II: Science and Learning in the Fourteenth Century (Second Half of the Fourteenth Century). First edition (1948). xi, 1019-2155pp. Vols III illustrated with b/w photographic reproductions. Minor age wear and staining on bindings. Heavier staining near top edge on front boards of vols. II part I & II. Printing error on pages 275/276 in vol. II, part I, that leaf creased. Overal good+ to very good condition. Publication No. 376 of "Carnegie Institution of Washington."
Edition: Combination of first editions and reprints
Book ID: 30653