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STRUCTURES: OR WHY THINGS DON'T FALL DOWN
Written by J.E. Gordon.
Stock no. 1318918
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2013. Fine condition.

For everyone who having accepted his basic premise that 'everything is structure', finds the Parthenon beautiful and wishes to know why a bat can fly into a rose bush without tearing its wings. Blue cloth, white title to spine and green design to front cover. 384 pages (including index). Colour and b/w photos. A super copy in original slipcase which just has a couple of small, light marks.

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PARACHUTES
Written by W.D. Brown; W.J. Duncan.
Stock no. 2131881
Published by Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Stone cloth, green title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams, with relevant equations. Spine and cover edges are browned. Corners are bumped. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is creased and worn with tears and some loss.

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CLASSIFICATION DES GROUPES DE LIE ALGEBRIQUES (2 VOLUMES)
Written by C. Chevalley; M. Lazard; et al.
Stock no. 1318287
Published by Secretariat Mathematique Paris. 1st 1958. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. Cloth spines. Text in French. Title: Classification of algebraic groups: Volumes 1 + 2. Seminars by Chevalley 1956-1958. Creasing to corners. Some foxing, mostly to outer page edges.

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AN INTRODUCTION TO KNOT THEORY
Written by W.B. Raymond Lickorish.
Stock no. 1318285
Published by Springer. 1st 1997. Fine condition.

Glazed boards. Graduate Texts in Mathematics 175. With 114 illustrations. ISBN: 038798254X.

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CONVEXITY
Written by H.G. Eggleston.
Stock no. 1318139
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1958. Very good condition.

Paperwraps. Cambridge Tracts in Mathematics and Mathematical Physics, No. 47. Spine and a couple of cover edges are faded. A little creasing and some foxing to covers.

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QUANTUM MECHANICS AND EXPERIENCE
Written by David Z. Albert.
Stock no. 2129535
Published by Harvard University Press. 1994. Slightly better than very good condition.

Card wraps. ISBN: 0674741137. Cover and a few page corners are creased.

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UNIMODAL MODELS TO RELATE SPECIES TO ENVIRONMENT
Written by Cajo. J.F. Ter Braak.
Stock no. 2126510
Circa 1996. Very good condition.

Card wraps. Charts, graphs and equations. Some creasing to cover and some page corners. A few grubby marks.

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ANOMALOUS SCATTERING
Written by S. Ramaseshan; S.C. Abrahams.
Stock no. 2126206
Published by Munksgaard. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Proceedings of an Inter-Congress Conference organized by the Commission on Crystallographic Apparatus of the International Union of Crystallogaphy and held 22-26 April 1974 in Madrid, Spain. ISBN: 8716018435. Bumping to spine, with some chipping to base. Inscription in ink and name and address label to front endpaper. Page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased and browned, with some chipping and a little loss.

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INTRODUCTION TO ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY
Written by W. Gordon Welchman.
Stock no. 1610350
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st 1950. Very good condition.

Blue cloth; gilt title to spine. Base of spine bumped. Slight mottling to boards; spine slightly faded. Top edges dusty and foxed. Contents clean and bright.

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TEXT-BOOK ON SPHERICAL ASTRONOMY
Written by W.M. Smart.
Stock no. 1814869
Published by Cambridge University Press. 4th 1947. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Fourth Edition. Based on lectures given annually in the University of Cambridge and on a parallel course of instruction in Practical Astronomy at the Observatory. Black cloth boards, silver title to spine. 430 pages. Reprint of 4th edition. Light mottling to cloth. Prize plate to front pastedown. Page 119 and 123 have tears to margins (not affecting text) possibly caused by a printing fault. Dustwrapper is browned and has a small name in red ink to top of front panel.

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KEY TO THOMSON'S TREATISE ON ARITHMATIC IN THEORY AND PRACTICE
Written by James Thomson.
Stock no. 1609417
Published by Simms And Mcintyre. 1853. Good condition.

Small format. Black boards, gilt title on spine is "Thomson's Key". Spine and corners bumped. Board edges worn, top of spine chipped with loss. Boards marked with some surface damage. A little foxing and browning.

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AN INTRODUCTION TO PROJECTIVE GEOMETRY
Written by C.W. O'Hara; D.R. Ward.
Stock no. 1609354
Published by Oxford at the Clarendon Press. 1st 1937. Very good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Boards scuffed, spine dulled, with some rubbing to board edges. Name and date in ink to front endpaper. Contents clean.

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