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BETWEEN GENIUS AND GENOCIDE: THE TRAGEDY OF FRITZ HABER, FATHER OF CHEMICAL WARFARE
Written by Daniel Charles.
Stock no. 1818384
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 2005. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The first man to fix nitrogen from the air, which led to mass production of agricultural fertilisers; winner of the Nobel Prize; the creator of chemical warfare; a German patriot destroyed by the Nazis... Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0224064444.
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MUYBRIDGE'S COMPLETE HUMAN AND ANIMAL LOCOMOTION (THREE VOLUMES)
Written by Eadweard Muybridge. Illustrated by Eadweard Muybridge.
Stock no. 1818358
Published by Dover Publications Inc.. 1st thus 1979. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Unabridged republication of the eleven volume work "Animal Locomotion: an electro-photographic investigation of consecutive phases of animal movements originally published in 1887. Includes all 781 plates. Most of the plates show three different simultaneous perspectives on a single action - front, rear, and side or three-quarter view - which Muybridge achieved through ingenious use of from 152 to 56 cameras and his own electromagnetic tripping device. Large format. Pale blue cloth boards with dark blue title label and gilt title to spine. Very heavy! Text blocks slightly grubby. Contents are fine. Grey pictorial dustwrappers are lightly creased and lightly scuffed.
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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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TENSOR CALCULUS
Written by J.L. Synge; A. Schild.
Stock no. 1318286
Published by University Of Toronto Press. 2nd 1952. Very good condition.

Mathematical Expositions, No. 5. Second edition. Some wear and rubbing to cover edges. A few marks to covers. Small inscription to front endpaper. Light foxing and grubby marks to endpapers and 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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INTRODUCTION TO AIRBORNE RADAR
Written by George W. Stimson.
Stock no. 2131382
Published by Hughes Aircraft Company. 1983. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Black cloth with gilt titles. Diagrams and colour photos. Heavy bumping to a couple of corners. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few chips and nicks, but minimal loss.
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DESERT PLANNING INTERNATIONAL LESSONS
Written by Gideon Golany.
Stock no. 2130080
Published by The Architectural Press. 1st 1982. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Brown cloth with gilt title to spine. This book provides technical guidance for the whole range of professionals involved in arid-zone development: planners, community-builders, architects, policy-makers and economists. B/w photos. ISBN: 0851391532. Marks along bottom edge of covers. Page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with fading to spine and a couple of edges.
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CARRIAGE CLOCKS THEIR HISTORY & DEVELOPMENT
Written by Charles Allix. Illustrated by Peter Bonnert.
Stock no. 2129951
Published by Antique Collectors' Club. 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue cloth with gilt titles. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 0902028251. Name and address gold label to front endpaper. Wrapper has been covered with clear adhesive film; faded to spine, some edge-creasing.
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THE HISTORY OF CLOCKS AND WATCHES
Written by Eric Bruton.
Stock no. 2129781
Published by Black Cat. 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0748102450. A few small bumps to cover edges. Contents are excellent.
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BRITTEN'S OLD CLOCKS AND WATCHES AND THEIR MAKERS
Written by G.H. Baillie; Cecil Clutton; C.A. Ilbert.
Stock no. 2129779
Published by Bloomsbury Books. 9th 1989. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Chunky volume. Large format. 9th edition, revised and enlarged. With a list of 25,000 makers, revised and extended to 1875. 388 illustrations, 40 in colour. A History of styles in clocks and watches and their mechanisms. ISBN: 0906223695. Wear to cover edges, bumping to spine. Grubby marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased; some rubbing to title on spine.
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HOROLOGICAL HINTS AND HELPS
Written by F.W. Britten.
Stock no. 2129762
Published by Baron Publishing. 1977. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Revised edition. B/w diagrams. ISBN: 0902028642.
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