Rare Books

Agnesi, Maria Gaetana (1718-1799)

Analytical Institutions, in Four Books: Originally written in Italian. Translated by the Rev. John Colson. 2 volumes. London: Taylor and Wilks, 1810.

Instituzioni analitiche ad uso della gioventu italiana. 2 volumes. Milan: nella Regia-Ducal Corte, 1748.

Traites Elementaires de Calcul Differentiel Integral, traduits de l’Italien de Mademoiselle Agnesi, avec des Additions. Paris: C.A. Jombert, 1775.


Bartlett, Montgomery Robert

Young Ladies’ Astronomy; A Concise System of Physical, Practical, and Descriptive Astronomy, designed particularly for the assistance of young ladies. Utica: Colwell and Wilson, 1825.


Curie, Marie (1867-1934)

“Recherches sur les Substances Radioactives,” Annales de Chimie et de Physique. (1903)

Untersuchungen uber die Radioaktiven Substanzen. Branschweig: Friedrich Vieweg, 1904.


Darwin, Erasmus (1731-1802)

A Plan for the Conduct of Female Education, in Boarding Schools. Derby: J. Drewry for L. Johnson, 1797.


Fontenelle, Bernard de (1657-1757)

A Plurality of Worlds. London: printed for R.W. and sold by Tho. Osbourne, 1702.


Herschel, Mary Cornwallis (d. 1876)

Memoir and Correspondence of Caroline Herschel. London: J. Murray, 1876.


Marcet, Jane Haldimand (1769-1858)

A Compendious System of Astronomy. London: H.L. Galabin, 1799.

Conversations for Children; On Land and Water. London: Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans,1838.

Lectures on Natural Philisophy: the Result of Many Years’ Practical Experience of the Facts Elucidated...by Margaret Bryan. London: Printed by Thomas Davison and sold for the authoress by John Murray, 1806.


Meitner, Lise and Max Delbruck

Der Aufbau Der Atomkerne. Berlin: Verlag Von Julius Springer, 1935. (Currently being cataloged)


Mitchell, Maria (1818-1889)

Maria Mitchell, Life, Letters, and Journals. Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1896.


Newton, Sir Isaac

Principes Mathematiques de la Philosophie Naturelle. Translated by Gabrielle-Emilie le Tonnelier de Breteuil, the Marquise du Chatelet. 2 volumes. Paris: Desaint & Saillent, 1759.


Phelps, Almira Hart Lincoln (1793-1884)

Botany for Beginners: an Introduction to Mrs. Lincoln’s Lectures on Botany. 2nd edition. Hartford: F.J. Huntingdon, 1833.


Somerville, Mary (1780-1872)

On Molecular and Microscopic Science. London: J. Murray, 1869.

Personal Recollections, from Early Life to Old Age, of Mary Somerville. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1874.

Physical Geography. Philadelphia: Blanchard and Lea, 1853.


Wakefield, Priscilla (1751-1832)

An Introduction to the Natural History and Classification of Insects: in a Series of Familiar Letters. Darton, Harvey, and Darton, 1816.