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Principles of Geology

By: Gilluly, James, A.C. Waters and A.O. Woodford

Price: £7.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Freeman: 1959

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 90723

Condition: Very Good


4to (255 x 180mm). Pp viii + 534 illustrated in b&w line and halftone throughout. Brown and lighter brown cloths on boards stamped in silver on black panels on the spine and upper board. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding without dust jacket. View more info

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Chaos: Making az New Science

By: Gleick, James

Price: £5.00

Publisher: New York, Penguin: 1988

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 94003

Condition: Very Good


First printing of this 8vo paperback edition. Pp xi + 352 + 8pp colour plates. Previous owner's initials neatly in ink on the first page else a clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. Just a touch of spotting to the book block edges. View more info

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How Babies Think: The Science of Childhood

By: Gopnik, Alison, Meltzoff, Andrew & Kuhl, Patricia

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1999

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 93911

ISBN: 0297842277

Condition: Very Good +


First printing of this 8vo paperback edition. Pp xv + 279. Previous owner's initials neatly in ink on the half-title else a clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers - appears unread. View more info

Image for Audels Handy Book of Practical Electricity with Wiring Diagrams: Ready Reference for Professional Electricians, Students and All Electrical Workers

Audels Handy Book of Practical Electricity with Wiring Diagrams: Ready Reference for Professional Electricians, Students and All Electrical Workers

By: Graham, Frank D.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, Theo Audel: 1946

Edition: Sixth impression

Seller ID: 87759

Condition: near Very Good


8vo. Pp 1440. Flexible black leatherette stamped in gilt on the spine and blind stamped on the upper panel. Name in ink on the front fly-leaf and written in ink on the ffe is the notation: 34/- paid cash 1956. Very special book, only a few perhaps 6 in Gt Britain. Otherwise contents clean and tightly bound without dust-jacket. View more info

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The Intelligent Eye

By: Gregory, R. L.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1971

Edition: First

Seller ID: 96354

ISBN: 029700476X

Condition: Very Good


First printing of this 8vo paperback edition. Pp 191 illustrated with b&w line and halftone illustrations throughout plus 3-D illustrations printed in red and green. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. The red-green spectacles required to see the 3-D effects are loosely laid-in. A light diagonal crease to the bottom corner of the upper wrapper. View more info

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Weather Force: Climate and its Impact on Our World

By: Gribbin, John

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Bison: 1979

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 92160

ISBN: 0 86124 675 6

Condition: Very Good


4to (292 x 208mm). Pp 188 illustrated in colour and b&w throughout. Black cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust jacket. View more info

Image for Eyewitness to the Galaxy: Britain's contribution to research in space

Eyewitness to the Galaxy: Britain's contribution to research in space

By: Haining, Peter

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, W. H. Allen: 1985

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 11663

ISBN: 0 491 03610 8

Condition: Very Good


1st edition. 4to (255 x 192mm). Pp 221 illus in colour and monochrome throughout. Blue cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. A clean unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust jacket. The dust jacket is a little rubbed at the edges with a small closed tear at the head of the spine.. View more info

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A Brief History of Time: From the Big Bang to Black Holes

By: Hawking, Stephen W.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Bantam: 1990

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 96728

ISBN: 0593015185

Condition: Very Good


20th impression. 8vo. Pp x + 198. Blue cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust jacket. The dust jacket is a little rubbed at the edges with one short closed tear. View more info

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Stonehenge Decoded

By: Hawkins, Gerald S.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Fontana: 1975

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 88340

ISBN: 0 00 632315 4

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing of this mass market paperback edition. Pp 253 + 8pp b&w photographs. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

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Science Matters : The Principles of Science Simply Explained

By: Hazen, Robert M and Trefil, James

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1993

Edition: First UK edition

Seller ID: 91778

ISBN: 0 304 34240 8

Condition: Very Good +


First printing of this 8vo edition. Pp xix + 294 illustrated with line illustrations throughout. Black cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Previous owner's initials neatly in ink on the front free endpaper and a touch of spotting to the book block edges else a clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust jacket. View more info

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Mathematics in the Making

By: Hogben, Lancelot

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday: 1960

Edition: First American edition

Seller ID: 90606

Condition: Very Good


4to (280 x 202mm). Pp 320 with over 400 illustrations including over 100 in colour. Quarter bound in black cloth stamped in gilt on the spine with sides of cream cloth on boards stamped in pink on the upper panel. A clean unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust jacket. The dust jacket is a touch rubbed at the edges and a little frayed at the head of the spine. View more info

The Nature of the Universe

By: Hoyle, Fred

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Oxford, Basil Blackwell: 1953

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 85031

Condition: Very Good


8vo. Pp vii + 112 + frontis and 5pp b&w plates. Red cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Name in ink on the front free endpaper else contents clean and tightly bound in unclipped lightly soiled dust-jacket.dust-jacket with a couple of closed tears. View more info

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Pietà

By: Klein, George

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Mass, MIT: 1992

Edition: First

Seller ID: 96346

ISBN: 0262610981

Condition: Very Good


First printing of this 8vo paperback edition. Translated from the Swedish by Theodore and Ingrid Friedmann. Pp 297. Previous owner's initials neatly in ink on the half-title else a clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

Man and His Universe

By: Kopel, Zdednek

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Rupert hart-Davis: 1972

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 11431

ISBN: 0 246 64084 7


1st edition. 8vo. Pp 313 + 32pp monochrome halftones. Blue cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Very Good in Very Good dust-jacket. View more info

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The Art of the Soluble: Creativity and Originality in Science

By: Medawar, P.B.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin: 1969

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 90408

ISBN: 0 14 021122 5

Condition: Very Good


First printing of this mass market paperback edition - a Pelican Book. Pp 176. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

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The Art of the Soluble: Creativity and Originality in Science

By: Medawar, P.B.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Pengiun: 1969

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 95391

ISBN: 0140211225

Condition: Very Good


First printing of this mass market paperback edition - a Pelican Book. Pp 176. Name of ownership neatly on the half-title else a clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. The wrappers are just a little rubbed at the edges. View more info

Mathematical Ideas, Modeling and Applications Volume II of Companion to Concrete Mathematics

By: Melzak, Z A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, John Wiley: 1976

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 85197

ISBN: 0 471 59341 9

Condition: Very Good +


8vo. Pp xvi + 413. Burgundy cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust-jacket a little rubbed at the edges. View more info

A Field Guide to the Stars and Planets

By: Menzel, Donald H.

Price: £11.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1966

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 11330


1st edition. 8vo. Pp xiv + 397with monochrome illus throughout. Blue cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Very Good without dust-jacket. View more info

The Guinness Book of Astronomy Facts & Feats

By: Moore, Patrick

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Guinness Superlatives: 1980

Edition: Third printing

Seller ID: 8068


3rd impression. Blue cloth boards. Pp 288. Very Good in Good price-clipped dust-jacket with one closed tear. View more info

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Sources of Mathematical Discovery

By: Mottershead, Lorraine

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Oxford, Blackwell: 1978

Edition: First UK edition

Seller ID: 86024

ISBN: 0 631 10221 3

Condition: Very Good +


4to paperback (242 x 180mm). Pp 183 with 2-colour line illustrations throughout. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info