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Admiralty Handbook of Wireless Telegraphy (2 vols)

By: Anon

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London: HMSO, 1940:

Seller ID: 80080


3rd impression. Volume I: Magnetism and Electricity. Volume II: Wireless Telegraphy Theory. 4to (278 x 220 mm). Green cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spines and blind stamped on the upper panels. Cloth is marked and stained, but the contents are clean and tight. Good+ without dust-jackets. View more info

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The Darwin Wars: How Stupid Genes Became Selfish Gods

By: Brown, Andrew

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Simon & Schuster: 1999

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 93949

ISBN: 068485144X

Condition: Very Good +


First printing. 8vo. Pp xiv + 241. Black cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Previous owner's initials neatly in ink on the front free endpaper else a clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust jacket. View more info

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A Short History Of Nearly Everything

By: Bryson, Bill

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Doubleday: 2003

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 93163

ISBN: 0385408188

Condition: Very Good


13th printing. 8vo. Pp xii + 515. Black cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust jacket. View more info

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Histoire de l'Aeronautique

By: Canby, Courtlandt

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Lausanne, Editions Rencontre: 1962

Edition: First

Seller ID: 96379

Condition: Very Good


A volume in the series Decouverte de la Science published for La Cercle du Bibliophile. 8vo (272 x 170mm). Pp 112 with 111 colour and b&w halftone illustrations in the text. Ochre cloth boards stamped in blue on the spine and upper panel. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding without dust jacket (as issued?). All text is in French. View more info

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The Faber Book of Science

By: Carey, John

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1995

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 92909

ISBN: 0 571 16352 1

Condition: Very Good


First printing of this 8vo paperback edition. Pp xxvii + 528. Previous owner's initials neatly in ink on the front free endpaper else a clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

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Silent Spring

By: Carson, Rachel

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Penguin: 2000

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 95860

ISBN: 0141184949

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing of this trade paperback edition - a volume in the Penguin Classics series. Introduction by Lord Shackleton, Preface by Julian Huxley and Afterword by Linda Lear. Pp 323. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

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The Golem: What Everyone should know about Science

By: Collins, Harry and Pinch, Trevor

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1996

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 93514

ISBN: 0 521 47736 0

Condition: Very Good


3rd printing of this 8vo paperback edition published under the Canto imprint. Pp xvii + 164. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

Maps and their Makers: An Introduction to the History of Cartography

By: Crone, G. R.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London: Hutchinson's University Library, 1953:

Seller ID: 8202


1st edition. 8vo. Pp 181. Grey cloth boards stamped in black on the spine. Near Very Good without dust-jacket. View more info

The View from Planet Earth: Man Looks at the Cosmos

By: Cronin, Vincent

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1981

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 9496

ISBN: 0 00 211397 X

Condition: Very Good


1st edition. 8vo. Pp 348 +12pp monochrome half-tone plates. Blue cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Very Good in Very Good dust-jacket. View more info

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What are the Seven Wonders of the World? - and other great cultural lists - fully described

By: D'Epiro, Peter and Pinkowish, Mary Desmond

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Metro: 2001

Edition: First UK edition

Seller ID: 93915

ISBN: 1840040068

Condition: Very Good


8vo. Pp xii + 404. Red cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Previous owner's initials neatly in ink on the front free endpaper else a clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding and unclipped dust jacket. View more info

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The Blind Watchmaker

By: Dawkins, Richard

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1988

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 92899

ISBN: 0 14 008056 2

Condition: Very Good


First printing of this trade paperback edition. Pp xvii + 332. Initials of ownership on the half-title else a clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

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River Out of Eden: A Darwinian View of Life

By: Dawkins, Richard

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1995

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 93146

ISBN: 0 297 81540 7

Condition: Very Good


5th printing of this 8vo paperback edition. Pp xiii + 172. Previous owner's initials neatly in ink on the half-title else a clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

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The Calendar; the 5000-year Struggle to Align the Clock and the Heavens - and What Happened to the Missing Ten Days

By: Duncan, David Ewing

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Fourth Estate: 1999

Edition: First printing of this edition

Seller ID: 89874

ISBN: 1 85702 979 8

Condition: near Very Good


1st printing of this small trade (125mm x176mm) paperback edition. Pp vii +360 with line drawings and b&w illustrations throughout the text. Light reading creases to the spine, else a clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

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Histoire de la Locomotion Terrestre

By: Fabre, Maurice

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Lausanne, Editions Rencontre: 1964

Edition: First

Seller ID: 96380

Condition: Very Good


A volume in the series Decouverte de la Science published for La Cercle du Bibliophile. 8vo (272 x 170mm). Pp 160 with 141 colour and b&w halftone illustrations in the text. Brown cloth boards stamped in grey on the spine and upper panel. A clean, unmarked copy in a tight binding without dust jacket (as issued?). All text is in French. View more info

Greek Science: Its Meaning for Us

By: Farrington, Benjamin

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin: 1969

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 96952

Condition: Good +


4th printing of this mass market paperback edition - a Pelican Original. Pp 320. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. The wrappers are rubbed and marked. View more info

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The World Treasury of Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics

By: Ferris, Timothy (Ed)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown: 1991

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 89368

Condition: Very Good


8vo paperbacvk. Pp xv + 859. A clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers. View more info

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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

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

By: Graham, Frank D.

Price: £10.00

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