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Overview

This is a series of historically important texts in the domain of the exact and natural sciences, as well as in the history of science itself, with most works coming from France and dating from the second third of the 17th century to the end of the 19th century. The works are original texts, most of them quite rare. In many cases they are preceded by a short introduction designed to place them in their context and facilitate their use.

Scientific pioneers represented in the collection include: Roberval, Mersenne, Clairaut, Alembert, Lagrange, Newton, Rumford, Berthollet, Lavoisier, Bonnet, Lamarck, Harvey, and Geoffroy Saint-Hiliare.

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A Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of the Most Eminent Dutch Painters of the Seventeenth Century

Eight-volume English edition reprinted in two volumes; two very scarce volumes of the German edition, which were not translated into English, reprinted in a separately available third volume.

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A Concordance to the Poems of Dylan Thomas

Romantic. Affirmative. Rhetorical. The poetry of Dylan Thomas urged readers to ponder life as they never had before. Researchers now have access to a concordance and word list keyed to the 1978 printing of Dylan Thomas: The Poems, edited by Daniel Jones.

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A People at War

Letters, diaries, memoirs, and other personal papers from the Civil War holdings of the Library of Congress. Edited by John R. Sellers.

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The Monkees Paradox: A T.V. Band That Became Real

Exploring how a subversive ‘60s situation comedy still messes with our heads.

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Poutine: Food Fad or New Staple in International Cuisine?

Research indicates French fry-gravy-cheese curd dish isn’t just for Canadians anymore.

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