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Introduction to Aero Engines

By: "Arduus",

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, George Newnes: 1943

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Previous owner's name

Seller ID: 3248

Condition: Good


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 View more info

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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

By: ,

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Taylor & Francis: 1947

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Owners inscription

Seller ID: 3391

Condition: Fair


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, partic... View more info

B.R. 229 - Admiralty Handbook of Wireless Telegraphy 1938 - Volume I - magnetism and Electricity

By: ,

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, HMSO: 1939

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 3361

Condition: Good


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 webs... View more info

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The Physical Chemistry of Metallic Solutions and Intermetallic Compounds

By: ,

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, HMSO: 1959

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Owners inscription

Seller ID: 3362

Condition: Fair


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 View more info

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The Welding, Brazing and Soldering of Copper and Its Alloys

By: ,

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Copper Development Association: 1958

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 12029

Condition: Good +++


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 View more info

Quantitative Spectrochemical Analysis of Silicates

By: Ahrens (M.A., D.Sc., F.R.I.C.), L.H.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Pergamon Press: 1954

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Previous owner's name

Seller ID: 3275

Condition: Good


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 View more info

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Particle Size Measurement

By: Allen (Ph.D.), Terence

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1975

Edition: second edition

Seller ID: 2431

Condition: Good +++


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.... View more info

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Relaxation Methods

By: Allen, D.N. de G.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, McGraw - Hill: 1954

Seller ID: 474


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. View more info

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Statistical Mechanics and Spectroscopy

By: Allen, G. ; Pritchard, H.O.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Butterworths: 1974

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 5769

Condition: Good


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 View more info

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Simple Science

By: Andrade (D.Sc., Ph.D.), E.N. da C. ; Huxley (M.A.), Julian

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Oxford, Basil Blackwell:

Seller ID: 16215

Condition: Fair


Hardback, 207mm x 138mm brown cloth boards, gilt titles, , xi prelims, 688pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Fair/NoWrapper. Book in school library binding has been well read, now worn and grubby around edges, some faint stains also to exterior, doxing to endpapers, pages clean overall. Undated pre-WW2 volume which offers an excellent young person's guide to science and its practical applications. Catalogue: Science. Keywords: engineering, biology, elect... View more info

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Arrows, Structures and Functions - the Categorical Imperative

By: Arbib, Michael A.; Manes, Ernest G.

Price: £85.00

Publisher: New York, Academic Press, Inc.: 1975

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 3332

Condition: Very Good


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 cov... View more info

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Current Trends in Optics

By: Arecchi, F.T. ; Aussenegg, F R (ed)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Taylor & Francis: 1981

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 2648

Condition: Good +


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. View more info

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Statistical Methods

By: Arkin, Herbert ; Colton, Raymond R.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Noble: 1955

Edition: fourth edition

Seller ID: 3282

Condition: Good +


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 View more info

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The Architect and The Computer

By: Auger, Boyd

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Pall Mall Press: 1972

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 3394

Condition: Very Good


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 View more info

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A Text-book of Metallurgy

By: Bailey, A.P.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1967

Edition: second edition

Seller ID: 3320

Condition: Fair


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 View more info

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Introduction to Gauge Field Theory

By: Bailin, David ; Love, Alexander

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Bristol & Boston, Adam Hilger: 1986

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 3307

Condition: Very Good


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 View more info

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Magnetism and Electricity for Beginners

By: Baker (M.A.), W.G.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son:

Seller ID: 16231

Condition: Good


Hardback, 167mm x 114mm maroon cloth boards, black titles, , 114pp. Black and white illustrations. Good/NoWrapper. Exterior is a little worn and grubby from handling, sticker on front board, pages clean. No date or edition stated but surely a pre-WW1 guide to a significant area of classical physics. Catalogue: Science. Keywords: electricity, current, coil, magnet View more info

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Barlow's Tables

By: Barlow, Peter

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, E. & F.N. Spon: 1952

Seller ID: 483


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. View more info

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The New Solar System

By: Beatty, J. Kelly; O'Leary, Brian ; Chaikin Andrew

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Book Club Associates: 1981

Edition: first thus

Inscription: Previous owner's name

Seller ID: 12902

Condition: Good +++


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... View more info

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History of Telegraphy

By: Beauchamp, Ken

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, The Institution of Electrical Engineers: 2001

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 10610

Condition: Good +++


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 tha... View more info

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Alex's Adventures in Numberland

By: Bellos, Alex

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury: 2010

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 11964

Condition: Good


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 mathe... View more info

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The Complete Air Navigator

By: Bennett, D.C.T.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Sir Isaac Pitman: 1942

Seller ID: 478


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. View more info

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Basic Thories of Physics - Heat and Quanta

By: Bergmann, Peter Gabriel

Price: £8.50

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications: 1962

Edition: first thus

Inscription: Owners inscription

Seller ID: 3298

Condition: Good +


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 View more info

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Basic Theories of Physics - Mechanics and Thermodynamics

By: Bergmann, Peter Gabriel

Price: £8.50

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications: 1962

Edition: first thus

Inscription: Owners inscription

Seller ID: 3299

Condition: Good +


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 View more info

Life of Charles Darwin

By: Bettany, G.T.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Walter Scott: 1887

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16234

Condition: Fair


Hardback, 180mm x 124mm dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 175+31+pp. Fair/NoWrapper. Exterior bumped, faded with some faint stains, block edges ragged as cut, differential fading to endpapers, pages clean overall. "Great Writers" biography of Darwin produced not long after the great naturalist's death and featuring a 31-page bibliography. Catalogue: Science. Keywords: evolution, Galapagos, Beagle, species View more info

Sewers - Theory, Design, Specification and Construction

By: Bevan, Edward Vaughan; Rees, Bernard Trevelyan

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1955

Edition: second edition

Inscription: Owners inscription

Seller ID: 16807

Condition: Good +


Hardback, 222mm x 147mm red cloth boards, gilt titles, second edition, 5th impression, , xii prelims, 404+pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Book has been read over years, corners bumped, light foxing to block edges and endpapers, clean overall with fold-out diagrams and tables neat. Tiny Foyles sticker on inner front board. First published in 1936, this is a still-relevant "reference... View more info

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X-Ray Spectrochemical Analysis

By: Birks, L.S.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New York, Interscience Publishers: 1959

Seller ID: 390


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. View more info

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My Way with a Camera

By: Blackman, Victor

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London & New York, Focal Press: 1974

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Gift Inscription

Seller ID: 9244

Condition: Good +


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 o... View more info

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The Spaceships of Ezekiel

By: Blumrich, J.F.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Corgi: 1974

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 15263

Condition: Good +


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, extr... View more info

Heat Transfer Phenomena - The Flow of Heat in Physical Systems

By: Bosworth, R.C.L.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Associated General Publications, Sydney: 1952

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Owners inscription

Seller ID: 3380

Condition: Good +++


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 View more info