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COLOUR: TRAVELS THROUGH THE PAINTBOX
Written by Victoria Finlay.
Stock no. 1321750
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2009. Nearly fine condition.

How humans have attempted to reproduce nature's colours. Vivid colours of the rainbow covers. Colour photos/illustrations. 424 pages. Book fine. Slipcase has a couple of minor scuff marks to spine.

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THE TECHNIQUES OF ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY
Written by H.M.N.H. Irving.
Stock no. 1321731
Published by HMSO. 1st 1974. Very good condition.

A short historical survey. Lilac pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0112902030. Fading to spine and spine edges and some light rubbing to cover edges. Contents clean.

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THE LANGUAGE INSTINCT
Written by Steven Pinker. Illustrated by Andy Martin.
Stock no. 1822506
Published by Folio Society. 2009. Very good condition.

The new science of language and mind. Green cloth spine with silver title. Paper boards with printed design. Colour illustrations. xiii and 447 pages. Second printing. Book is in fine condition. Publisher's slipcase is affected by damp to one closed corner and is unevenly faded.

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ALBERT EINSTEIN CREATOR AND REBEL
Written by Banesh Hoffmann; Helen Dukas.
Stock no. 1822474
Published by Hart-Davis, MacGibbon. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

With the collaboration of Helen Dukas, Einstein's secretary. Dr. Hoffmann captures the essence of Einstein's mind and his science. Grey cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0246106069. Light page browning. Price-cut dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased.

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MERCER CHRONOMETERS: HISTORY, MAINTENANCE & REPAIR
Written by Tony Mercer.
Stock no. 1822408
Published by Mayfield Books. 1st 2003. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A history of the firm of Thomas Mercer Ltd, which made chronometers, clocks, instruments and measuring equipment in London and St Albans from 1858 to 1984. Grey cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0954052536. A fine copy in price-cut dustwrapper which is possibly slightly faded to spine.

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BRITTEN'S WATCH & CLOCK MAKER'S HANDBOOK DICTIONARY AND GUIDE
Written by F.J. Britten; Richard Good. Illustrated by John W. Wood.
Stock no. 1822401
Published by Bloomsbury Books. 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The watch and clock maker's bible. 16th edition revised by Good. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 090622389X. Reprint of the 16th Edition. Text block slightly grubby. Inscription in red biro to front endpaper. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded and creased to spine.

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HOROLOGICAL HINTS AND HELPS
Written by F.W. Britten.
Stock no. 1822289
Published by The Technical Press Ltd.. 4th 1943. Good condition.

Routh Edition revised and enlarged. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine, blind title to front board. B/w diagrams. Cloth to boards bubbling a little as glue is drying out. Top & tail of spine lightly rubbed, small patch of discolouration to spine, gilt title to spine is rubbed. Name in ink to front pastedown. Foxing present throughout and a few page creases. Overall a good working copy.

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INDUCTION AND DIELECTRIC HEATING
No author listed.
Stock no. 1321491
Published by British Electrical Development Association. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Electricity and Productivity Series No. 6. Blue cloth, white title to spine. 197 pages. B/w photos throughout. Spine faded and slightly bumped. Name in ink to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is edge worn with loss to base of spine.

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ENGLISH ACROSS CULTURES CULTURES ACROSS ENGLISH
Written by Ofelia Garcia; Ricardo Otheguy.
Stock no. 1822178
Published by Mouton De Gruyter. 1st 1989. Nearly fine condition.

A Reader in Cross-Cultural Communication. Contributions to the Sociology of Language series no. 53. Blue cloth boards with white titles. xxi and 492 pages including index. ISBN: 0899255132. A few light scuff marks to boards else a fine copy.

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WHO'S DRIVING ELECTRIC CARS
Written by Marcello Contestabile; Gil Tal; et al.
Stock no. 2135140
Published by Springer. Circa 2020. Slightly better than very good condition.

Understanding Consumer Adoption and Use of Plug-in Electric Cars. Lecture Notes in Mobility Series. ISBN: 9783030383817. Small knocks/bumps to spine and corners.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF WEATHER
Written by Reginald M. Lester.
Stock no. 1321424
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1955. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Observer Book No. 22. Containing 16 pages of colour illustrations, 48 pages of half-tones and many text drawings. Blue boards with darker blue titles. Spine and corners bumped, small dent to lower edge of front cover. Light foxing to page edges. Dustwrapper is edge worn, chipped and slightly grubby, foxed on verso.

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