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DIALOGUE CONCERNING THE TWO CHIEF WORLD SYSTEMS: PTOLEMAIC AND COPERNICAN
Written by Galileo Galilei; Stillman Drake; Albert Einstein; Dava Sobel.
Stock no. 1826943
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2013. Slightly better than very good condition.
Green decorated cloth. Black title box to spine; gilt title. Translated and with notes by Drake. Foreword by Einstein. Introduction by Sobel. Still in original shrinkwrap which is torn at top edge on one side and lightly worn at corners.
A definitive study covering the history, mechanism, restoration and conservation of the lantern clock. Large, heavy format. Blue cloth boards, gilt titles. 8 colour plates, numerous b/w illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0907462332. Boards clean and bright. Text block grubby. Surface paper damage to front endpaper caused by removal of labels. Title page is MISSING. Colour plate 1 has a two line ink stamp to lower margin, text crossed out with black felt-tip pen. (Suspect possibly EX-LIB). Couple of small patches of surface paper loss to rear pastedown. Contents are clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is rubbed at corners, has a small closed tear to lower front corner repaired with clear tape to verso, creasing to horizontal edges and a little grubby to top of front panel, slight surface paper loss to lower spine. Overall a decent copy at a lower price due to faults.
THE SETMAKERS: A HISTORY OF THE RADIO AND TELEVISION INDUSTRY
Written by Keith Geddes.
Stock no. 1826876
Published by BREMA. 1st 1991. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
The mass expansion of radio and television. Within three generations, a 'wireless trade' born in cottage-industry conditions has grown into an industry of dynamic opportunities, exploiting modern technology to its limits. This book chronicles the development of the British story. a Hollywood style saga reflecting the rise of colourful entrepreneurs who responded to the explosive growth of radio in the 1930s and television in the 1950s which was not without cost. Grey cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and a few colour photos. ISBN: 0951704206. Boards clean and bright. Prelims crinkled as if affected by damp but no staining. Contents clean.
The author has spent years unpicking Britain's love affair with the weather, poring over the centuries of folklore, customs and rituals our seasons have inspired. In recent years, the author has noticed the British seasons are changing far faster and more profoundly than we realise. Daffodils in December, Frogspawn in November, Swallows that no longer fly home, floods, wildfires and winters without snow. Here the author travels all over Britain tracing the history of the seasons, and discovering the extent to which we are now growing disconnected from them... Navy blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w chapter headers. ISBN: 9781472976741. A nice copy.
FLOUR MANUFACTURE: A TREATISE ON MILLING SCIENCE AND PRACTICE
Written by Friedrich Kick; H.H.P. Powles.
Stock no. 1826854
Published by Crosby Lockwood and Son. 2nd 1888. Almost very good condition.
Translated from the Second Enlarged and Revised Edition with Supplement by H.H.P. Powles also bound in. Illustrated with 24 fold-out plates plus another 4 fold-out plates to supplement. 113 woodcuts plus 54 woodcuts to supplement. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Text block untrimmed. Spine & board corners rubbed & worn. Cloth joints starting to split from the outside. Inner joints still firm. Text block and page edges a little browned. All plates present. A few finger marks to margins. Some dampstaining to some plates.
THE LUNAR SOCIETY OF BIRMINGHAM: A SOCIAL HISTORY OF PROVINCIAL SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY IN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY ENGLAND
Written by Robert E. Schofield.
Stock no. 1826850
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
Examining the organization and activities of one of the most influential of the provincial scientific societies of Georgian England. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine on dark blue title block. B/w plates. Light fading to top & tail of spine, small stain to top edge of rear board. Text block browned. Occasional pencil annotation. Some light damp staining affecting top margins (minor). Blue dustwrapper is heavily edge-worn with a few chips and is grubby, folds of dustwrapper are strengthened to verso with clear tape.
TECHNICS OF FLOUR MILLING: A HANDBOOK FOR STUDENTS
Written by W. Halliwell.
Stock no. 1826848
Published by The Northern Publishing Co. Ltd.. 1st 1898. Almost very good condition.
Burgundy cloth boards, gilt title to front. B/w illustrations and diagrams. Boards a little scuffed and marked. Rear joint pulled. Endpapers and text block browned. Some black powder spots to prelims and rear endpapers. A few margin marks.
THE SPIRIT IN MAN, ART AND LITERATURE (C.G. JUNG THE COLLECTED WORKS VOL 15)
Written by C. G. Jung; R.F.C. Hull.
Stock no. 1826847
Published by Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd. 1st 1966. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
TTranslated from the German by R.F.C. Hull. Essays on Paracelsus, Freud, Richard Wilhelm, Picasso, and Joyce's Ulysees. Green cloth boards, gilt titles. Text block slightly browned. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is browned & grubby, and edge-worn with a few closed tears.
A HISTORY OF THE CALICO PRINTING INDUSTRY OF GREAT BRITAIN
Written by Geoffrey Turnbull.
Stock no. 1826846
Published by John Sherratt & Son. 1st 1951. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
Calico printing is cloth printed with simple designs in one or more colours. A combination of many highly technical processes. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Uneven fading to top & tail of spine. Foxing to text block and endpapers. Green patterned dustwrapper is heavily edge-worn with loss to corners.
A Manual for Paper-Makers and Owners and Managers of Paper Mills to which are appended useful tables, calculations, data, etc. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations reproduced from micro-photographs. Top & tail of spine lightly worn. Page browning. Some hinges pulled but binding is tight.
Hoof Construction; Trimming and Shoeing; Hoof Problems and Solutions. With the aid of over 1000 colour photographs, internationally renowned farrier Rob van Nassau looks at every aspect of hoof care, and describes in detail more than fifty common foot problems. Pictorial glazed boards. ISBN: 9781905693009. Top & tail of spine and corners of boards worn. Small sticky patch to rear board where label has been removed. Boards scuffed. Contents clean.
FLEXIBLE ELECTRONICS FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLES: SELECT PROCEEDINGS OF FLEXEV-2021
Written by Sanjeet Dwivedi; Sanjeev Singh; Manish Tiwari; Ashish Shrivastava.
Stock no. 1826725
Published by Springer. 1st 2023. Slightly better than very good condition.
Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering 863. This book compiles the refereed papers presented during the 2nd Flexible Electronics for Electric Vehicles (FlexEV-2021). Red glazed boards. Colour & b/w charts and diagrams. ISBN: 9789811905872. Board corners lightly scuffed. Text block slightly grubby. Boards lightly scuffed. Contents clean.