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River Out of Eden, Dawkins, Richard
River Out of Eden

nothing - From absolute zero to cosmic oblivion - amazing insights into nothingness, Webb, Jeremy             (ed)
nothing - From absolute zero to cosmic oblivion - amazing insights into nothingness

Gaia - A New Look at Life on Earth, Lovelock, J.F.
Gaia - A New Look at Life on Earth

The Spaceships of Ezekiel, Blumrich, J.F.
The Spaceships of Ezekiel

Seeing Further - The Story of Science & The Royal Society, Bryson, Bill             (ed)
Seeing Further - The Story of Science & The Royal Society

Samuel Morton Peto - A Victorian Entrepreneur, Vaughan, Adrian
Samuel Morton Peto - A Victorian Entrepreneur

Almost Like a Whale - The Origin of Species Updated, Jones, Steve
Almost Like a Whale - The Origin of Species Updated

The Channel Tunnel, Leroi (M.A., B.Sc., F.I.A.L.), David
The Channel Tunnel

 

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Introduction to Aero Engines, "Arduus",
1 Introduction to Aero Engines
"Arduus",. George Newnes, London, 1943. first edition, Hardback, 8vo blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, viii prelims, 144pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good/NoWrapper. Previous owner's name. Book printed to wartime standard. Block separating from front board. Boards a little aged. Small volume with 73 technical illustrations, providing a complete introduction to the physics associated with aircraft engines Catalogue: Science. Keywords: Aircraft, physics, mechanics, thermodynamics. 3248

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2 B.R. 229 - Admiralty Handbook of Wireless Telegraphy 1938 - Volume I - magnetism and Electricity
,. HMSO, London, 1939. first edition, Book has been handled over the years. Boards a little scuffed and faded, with small stain to front board. Produced for naval officers, this is the standard pre-war guide to wireless telegraphy. Page numbers - approx. 300? - not specified, instead there are 442 paragraphs referenced in index. plus index, plus appendix/appendicies, plus advertisments, This book is unusually heavy or large and may attract a higher postage charge than automatically calculated on the website. If so we will make contact to agree any additional postal charges before completing any transaction.. 3361

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3 Military Engineering (Vol.V.) - Roads
,. The War Office, London, 1935. Hardback, 220mm x 137mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, , 410+110pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good/NoWrapper. Book has been handled, some stains to boards, spine colour faded, block a little tanned with grubby edges but still tight and pages clean, with fold-out plans and illustrations neat. Official-issue handbook for British sappers concerning roads and their construction. Catalogue: Science. Keywords: macadam, drainage, transport, gravel. 15215

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4 Modern Computing Methods - Notes on Applied Science No. 16
,. HMSO, London, 1961. second edition, Hardback, 250mm x 153mm dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, second edition, vi prelims, 170pp. plus index, Good/NoWrapper. Dark blue spine and boards are clean, if a little darkened at edges and with some white spotty marks to front. Block is basically clean save for foxing to endpapers and title. Highly technical volume published by the National Physical Laboratory offering guidance on (manual) computing methods for technicians and industrialists. Catalogue: Science. Keywords: Computing, calculation, mathematics, equations. 8066

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Report of an International Conference on Fundamental Particles and Low temperatures held at the Cavendish Laborartory, Cambridge, on 22-27 July 1946 - Volume I - Fundamental Particles, ,
5 Report of an International Conference on Fundamental Particles and Low temperatures held at the Cavendish Laborartory, Cambridge, on 22-27 July 1946 - Volume I - Fundamental Particles
,. Taylor & Francis, London, 1947. first edition, Paperback, 26cm x 18cm grey , ii prelims, 200pp. Fair/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Post-war paperback, covers little more than thick paper. Generally darkened with age with discolouring notable around spine.Some curling and faint creasing to top. Volume One of two-volume collection of 1946 conference papers, covering Fundamental Particles with an opening address by Bohr and three papers by Fermi. Catalogue: Science. Keywords: Conference, Cavendish, physics, particle. 3391

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The Physical Chemistry of Metallic Solutions and Intermetallic Compounds, ,
6 The Physical Chemistry of Metallic Solutions and Intermetallic Compounds
,. HMSO, London, 1959. first edition, Hardback, 8vo light green cloth boards, black titles, first edition, ix prelims, 400+ / 250+pp. plus index, Fair/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Flimsy board hardback volumes. Generally worn and aged - with scuffing and discolouring - but still tight. Papers from a Symposium held at the National Physical Laboratory in June 1958. Catalogue: Science. Keywords: Physics, Symposium, metallic. 3362

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The Welding, Brazing and Soldering of Copper and Its Alloys, ,
7 The Welding, Brazing and Soldering of Copper and Its Alloys
,. Copper Development Association, London, 1958. first edition, Hardback, 222mm x 154mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 6th impression, , 193pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Book is tight and clean with minimal wear. Just a little bumping to spine and boards. Technical guidebook for professionals in the industrial uses of copper and its alloys. Catalogue: Science. Keywords: welding, brazing, bronze. 12029

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8 Quantitative Spectrochemical Analysis of Silicates
Ahrens (M.A., D.Sc., F.R.I.C.), L.H.. Pergamon Press, London, 1954. first edition, Hardback, 8vo red cloth boards, black titles, first edition, 122pp. plus index, Good/NoWrapper. Previous owner's name. Book is tight and solid, but spine and boards have been faded by sunlight in curious angular manner around edges. Endpapers foxed. Block edges dusted. A scheme of quantitative DC arc analysis of the silicate minerals, rocks, soils and meteorites. Catalogue: Science. Keywords: Silicates, spectrochemical. 3275

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Particle Size Measurement, Allen (Ph.D.), Terence
9 Particle Size Measurement
Allen (Ph.D.), Terence. Chapman & Hall, London, 1975. second edition, Hardback, 8vo green cloth boards, silver gilt titles, second edition, xviii prelims, 454pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good +++/Good +. Some dusting to block edges. Base of spine bumped. Dustwrapper has some shelfwear, with fading / discolouring around edges and general ageing / discolouring. Base of spine bumped and creasing to base of front and rear. Part of the Powder Technology Series, this is an overview of techniques for particle size measurement. Catalogue: Science. Keywords: Powder, microscopy, particle. 2431

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Relaxation Methods, Allen, D.N. de G.
10 Relaxation Methods
Allen, D.N. de G.. McGraw - Hill, London, 1954. Tall 8vo, 1st UK, vii, pp236 + appendix, 1 fold-out chart, dark blue boards, gilt title, worn and rubbed, G, internally clean. A textbook on how to relax mathematically.. 474

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Statistical Mechanics and Spectroscopy, Allen, G. ;   Pritchard, H.O.
11 Statistical Mechanics and Spectroscopy
Allen, G. ; Pritchard, H.O.. Butterworths, London, 1974. first edition, Paperback, 220mm x 135mm , x prelims, 140pp. plus index, Good/NoWrapper. Paperback is bright and clean with little wear, no creasing of spine. Even fading along base where exposed to (or hidden from?) light source. Essential foundation knowledge for the physical chemist. Catalogue: Science. Keywords: Chemistry, molecules, spectroscopy. 5769

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Arrows, Structures and Functions - the Categorical Imperative, Arbib, Michael A.;   Manes, Ernest G.
12 Arrows, Structures and Functions - the Categorical Imperative
Arbib, Michael A.; Manes, Ernest G.. Academic Press, Inc., New York, 1975. first edition, Hardback, 8vo maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xiii prelims, 185pp. plus index, Very Good/NoWrapper. Boards are a little faded but book is basically tight, clean and solid, with no bumping. An introduction to the concepts of category theory underlying mathematics. Catalogue: Science. Keywords: Mathematics, category, theory This book may attract a higher postage charge than automatically calculated on the website in order to ensure that it is fully covered for an appropriate amount of compensation in the event of loss in the post. If so we will make contact to agree any additional postal charges before completing any transaction.. 3332

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Current Trends in Optics, Arecchi, F.T. ;   Aussenegg, F R        (ed)
13 Current Trends in Optics
Arecchi, F.T. ; Aussenegg, F R (ed). Taylor & Francis, London, 1981. first edition, Paperback, 8vo , vii prelims, 188pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Spine faded, a little shelf wear. Collected papers from Conference on Optics. Catalogue: Science.. 2648

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Statistical Methods, Arkin, Herbert ;   Colton, Raymond R.
14 Statistical Methods
Arkin, Herbert ; Colton, Raymond R.. Barnes & Noble, New York, 1955. fourth edition, Paperback, 8vo grey , xiv prelims, 226pp. plus index, plus appendix/appendicies, Good +/NoWrapper. Book has been well-thumbed over years. Some curling. Spine faded. General light wear. Number 27 in the College Outline Series, this is a guide to applied statistics, complete with 47-page appendix of tables of squares, cubes and roots. Catalogue: Science. Keywords: Mathematics, statistics, correlation. 3282

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The Architect and The Computer, Auger, Boyd
15 The Architect and The Computer
Auger, Boyd. Pall Mall Press, London, 1972. first edition, Hardback, 24cm x 19cm orange cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 135pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Very Good/Good +++. Block edges a little dusty. Spine very slightly bumped and faded. Dustwrapper is bumped, with some shelfwear along top, also fading around spine. Early guide to computing for architects. Catalogue: Science. Keywords: Architecture, computer, hardware. 3394

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A Text-book of Metallurgy, Bailey, A.P.
16 A Text-book of Metallurgy
Bailey, A.P.. Macmillan, London, 1967. second edition, Paperback, 8vo blue , x prelims, 561pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Fair/NoWrapper. Generally aged, though block and covers still nice and square with no curling. However, spine is creased and stained and there is scratch loss of 2 sq cm to base of front. A standard and comprehensive introductory text for metallurgy students. Catalogue: Science. Keywords: Metallurgy, etching, creep. 3320

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Introduction to Gauge Field Theory, Bailin, David ;   Love, Alexander
17 Introduction to Gauge Field Theory
Bailin, David ; Love, Alexander. Adam Hilger, Bristol & Boston, 1986. first edition, Pamphlet, 8vo white and green , xiii prelims, 348pp. plus index, Very Good/NoWrapper. Book has been read perhaps only once. Tight and solid. An authoritative guide to gauge fields for the modern student of particle physics. Catalogue: Science. Keywords: Physics, gauge, quantum, field. 3307

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Barlow's Tables, Barlow, Peter
18 Barlow's Tables
Barlow, Peter. E. & F.N. Spon, London, 1952. Tall 8vo, 4th ed 4th imp, xii, pp258, red cloth boards, faded, slightly worn, faded gilt title, no d/w, G only. Ed. LJ Comrie.. 483

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The New Solar System, Beatty, J. Kelly;   O'Leary, Brian ;      Chaikin Andrew
19 The New Solar System
Beatty, J. Kelly; O'Leary, Brian ; Chaikin Andrew. Book Club Associates, London, 1981. first thus, Hardback, 257mm x 220mm black cloth boards, silver gilt titles, first thus, 224pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good. Previous owner's name. Book has been handled over years but still bright and clean with minimal wear. Dustwrapper (now protected) is worn and chipped around all edges, with small loss around top of spine. A collection of articles by leading astronomers and scientists which offer a complete and superbly illustrated guide to the Solar System as it was understood in the early 1980s. Introduction by Carl Sagan. Catalogue: Science. Keywords: Voyager, Saturn, moon, asteroid This book is unusually heavy or large and may attract a higher postage charge than automatically calculated on the website. If so we will make contact to agree any additional postal charges before completing any transaction.. 12902

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History of Telegraphy, Beauchamp, Ken
20 History of Telegraphy
Beauchamp, Ken. The Institution of Electrical Engineers, London, 2001. first edition, Hardback, 24cm x 16cm decorated boards, xxii prelims, 413pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Book is not new but still bright and clean with minimal wear. Base of spine bumped. Volume 26 in the IEE's History of Technology series offers a superb history of Terrestrial and Aerial Telegraphy from an engineer's standpoint. Catalogue: Science. Keywords: telegraph, cable, wireless, military This book may attract a higher postage charge than automatically calculated on the website in order to ensure that it is fully covered for an appropriate amount of compensation in the event of loss in the post. If so we will make contact to agree any additional postal charges before completing any transaction.. 10610

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Alex's Adventures in Numberland, Bellos, Alex
21 Alex's Adventures in Numberland
Bellos, Alex. Bloomsbury, London, 2010. first edition, Hardback, 235mm x 160mm blue cloth boards, blue titles, first edition, 5th impression, , 448+pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Illustrations by Andy Riley. Good/Good. Book is in good+++ condition - minimal wear only - except for some curious indentations at top of front board by spine. Dustwrapper is also Good+++ save for indentations descibed above. Informative and accessible work which reveals how mathematics influences every aspect of modern life. Catalogue: Science. Keywords: maths, number, computer. 11964

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The Complete Air Navigator, Bennett, D.C.T.
22 The Complete Air Navigator
Bennett, D.C.T.. Sir Isaac Pitman, London, 1942. Tall 8vo, 4th ed, xvi, pp336, + appendices, blue cloth boards well used, bumped and rubbed, black title, owner's name and RAF Reany (?) written on FEP.Good only. Covering the syllabus for the First Class Air Navigator's Licence, using astronomical navigation.. 478

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Basic Theories of Physics - Mechanics and Thermodynamics, Bergmann, Peter Gabriel
23 Basic Theories of Physics - Mechanics and Thermodynamics
Bergmann, Peter Gabriel. Dover Publications, New York, 1962. first thus, Paperback, 8vo black , viii prelims, 280pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Spine a little scratched and faded. Block a little aged with isolated faint staining. Basically tight and solid. Dover reprint of 1949 Prentice-Hall textbook in physics. Catalogue: Science. Keywords: Physics, mechanics, electrodynamics. 3299

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Basic Thories of Physics - Heat and Quanta, Bergmann, Peter Gabriel
24 Basic Thories of Physics - Heat and Quanta
Bergmann, Peter Gabriel. Dover Publications, New York, 1962. first thus, Paperback, 8vo black , x prelims, 300pp. plus index, plus advertisments,Good +/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Paperback curling just a little at front base. Spine faded. 1/4 sq cm of scratch loss to front. Block edges a little aged with isolated staining, but overall quite presentable. Dover reprint of 1951 Prentice-Hall textbook for graduate students of physics. Catalogue: Science. Keywords: Physics, heat, quanta, statistics. 3298

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X-Ray Spectrochemical Analysis, Birks, L.S.
25 X-Ray Spectrochemical Analysis
Birks, L.S.. Interscience Publishers, New York, 1959. Tall 8vo, New York, Interscience Publishers, 1959, green cloth boards, first edition, no d/w, Vol XI of Chemical Analysis, xii, pp137, G+. Contains errata slip.. 390

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My Way with a Camera, Blackman, Victor
26 My Way with a Camera
Blackman, Victor. Focal Press, London & New York, 1974. first edition, Hardback, 246mm x 180mm orange cloth boards, black titles, first edition, 2nd impression, , x prelims, 262pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +/Good +. Gift Inscription. Spine and boards a little bumped, some darkening round edges of boards and block, with a little foxing also to latter. Dustwrapper has some wear, with creasing to top of rear, but still clean and entire. A famous newspaper photographer reveals the secrets of his trade, fully illustrated with examples of his own work. Catalogue: Science. Keywords: photography, newspaper, camera. 9244

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The Spaceships of Ezekiel, Blumrich, J.F.
27 The Spaceships of Ezekiel
Blumrich, J.F.. Corgi, London, 1974. first thus, Paperback, 177mm x 113mm , vii prelims, 180pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Paperback has been read, some wear and chipping to edges, block a little tanned but clean. An engineer from NASA's own take on the "Chariots of the Gods" hypothesis that aliens visited Earth long ago and left record of their visit in sacred writings. English translation from 1974 German edition. Catalogue: Science. Keywords: Daniken, alien, Jew, extraterrestrial. 15263

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28 Heat Transfer Phenomena - The Flow of Heat in Physical Systems
Bosworth, R.C.L.. Sydney, Associated General Publications, 1952. first edition, Hardback, 8vo blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xii prelims, 211pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Spine a little bumped and faded. Tight and solid. Specialist physics text. Catalogue: Science. Keywords: Heat, transfer, physics. 3380

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The Ilford Manual of Photography, Bothamley, C.H.
29 The Ilford Manual of Photography
Bothamley, C.H.. Britannia Works, Ilford, Hardback, 184mm x 127mm maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, 80th thousand state, 180pp. plus index, plus advertisments, Black and white illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Spine and boards bumped, small surface damage to rear but exterior overall clean and presentable. Block edges have some foxing, latter also to opening/closing pages, block otherwise clean. Tiny retailer sticker on front endpaper. No date given for this "Revised and Stereotyped" edition of a once-standard Manual pf Photography - likely c.1900. Catalogue: Science. Keywords: Photography, camera, exposure. 9683

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Sir Charles Wheatstone FRS, 1802-1875, Bowers, Brian
30 Sir Charles Wheatstone FRS, 1802-1875
Bowers, Brian. Institution of Electrical Engineers, London, 2001. first edition, Hardback, 240mm x 157mm decorated boards, xvii prelims, 235pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Inscribed by author. Spine and boards bumped, some indentations also to boards, book otherwise clean and tight. Biography of a 19th century pioneer of electrical engineering. Catalogue: Science. Keywords: Electricity, signals, generation. 9684

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