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Bain, James Arthur 1897. Life of Fridtjof Nansen: Scientist and Explorer, Including an Account of the 1893–1896 Expedition, London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co.

Bain, William 1817. An Essay on the Variation of the Compass: Shewing How Far it is Influenced by a Change in the Direction of the Ship's Head, With an Exposition of the Dangers Arising to Navigators from Not Allowing for this Change of Variation: Interspersed with Practical Observations and Remarks, Edinburgh: Blackwood

Baines, Edward 1824–25. History, Directory, and Gazetteer, of the County Palatine of Lancaster: With a Variety of Commercial & Statistical Information, 2 vols, Liverpool: Wm. Wales & Co.; London: Longman, Hurst, & Co.

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Baker, Henry 1742. The Microscope Made Easy; or, I. The Nature, Uses, and Magnifying Powers of the Best Kinds of Microscopes Described, Calculated and Explained for the Instruction of Such, Particularly, as Desire to Search into the Wonders of the Minute Creation, tho' they are not Acquainted with Optics, Together with Full Directions How to Prepare, Apply, Examine, and Preserve All Sorts of Objects, and Proper Cautions to be Observed in Viewing them. II. An Account of What Surprizing Discoveries Have Been Already Made by the Microscope, with Useful Reflections on Them: And Also a Great Variety of New Experiments and Observations, Pointing Out Many in Common Subjects for the Examination of the Curious, London: R. Dodsley

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Barlow, Peter 1814. A New Mathematical and Philosophical Dictionary: Comprising an Explanation of the Terms and Principles of Pure and Mixed Mathematics, and Such Branches of Natural Philosophy as are Susceptible of Mathematical Investigation. With Historical Sketches of the Rise, Progress and Present State of the Several Departments of these Sciences, and an Account of the Discoveries and Writings of the Most Celebrated Authors, both Ancient and Modern, London: G. and S. Robinson [etc.]

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Beale, Lionel Smith 1857. How to Work with the Microscope: A Course of Lectures on Microscopical Manipulation, and the Practical Application of the Microscope to Different Branches of Investigation, London: John Churchill

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Beaumont, John 1705. An Historical, Physiological and Theological Treatise of Spirits, Apparitions, Witchcrafts, and other Magical Practices: Containing an Account of the Genii or Familiar Spirits, Both Good and Bad, that are Said to Attend Men in this Life, and What Sensible Perceptions Some Persons Have Had of Them (Particularly the Author's Own Experience for Many Years). Also of Appearances of Spirits after Death, Divine Dreams, Divinations, Second Sighted Persons, &c; Likewise the Power of Witches and the Reality of Other Magical Operations, Clearly Asserted. With a Refutation of Dr. Bekker's World Bewitch'd; and other Authors that have Opposed the Belief of them, London: D. Browne [and 4 others]

Beaumont, William 1838. Experiments and Observations on the Gastric Juice, and the Physiology of Digestion, (reprinted from the Plattenburgh Edition, with notes by Andrew Combe), Edinburgh: Maclachlan & Stewart

[Beazley, Samuel] 1828. The Roué, 3 vols, London: H. Colburn

Bechstein, Johann Matthaus 1837. The Natural History of Cage Birds: Their Management, Habits, Food, Senses, Treatment, Breeding, and the Methods of Catching Them, London: Orr & Smith

Beckford, William 1790. A Descriptive Account of the Island of Jamaica: With Remarks upon the Cultivation of the Sugar-Cane, throughout the Different Seasons of the Year, and Chiefly Considered in a Picturesque Point of View. Also Observations and Reflections upon What Would Probably be the Consequences of an Abolition of the Slave-Trade, and of the Emancipation of the Slaves, 2 vols, London: T. and J. Egerton

Beckmann, Johann 1797. A History of Inventions and Discoveries, trans. by William Johnston, 3 vols, London: J. Bell

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Beddard, Frank Evers 1892. Animal Coloration: An Account of the Principal Facts and Theories Relating to the Colours and Markings of Animals, London: Swan Sonnenschein & Co.; New York: Macmillan & Co.

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Bell, Alexander Melville 1867. Visible Speech: The Science of Universal Alphabetics; or, Self-Interpreting Physiological Letters, for the Writing of All Languages in One Alphabet, London: Simpkin, Marshall & Co.

Bell, Andrew 1837. Solid and Spherical Geometry, and Conic Sections: Being a Treatise on the Higher Branches of Synthetical Geometry, Containing the Solid and Spherical Geometry of Playfair; the Projections of the Sphere and Conic Sections of West; With Perpendicular Projection and Perspective, and Various Improvements and Additions, Edinburgh: W. and R. Chambers

Bell, Charles 1833. The Hand: Its Mechanism and Vital Endowments as Evincing Design, London: Richard Phillips

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