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THE LANGUAGE INSTINCT
Written by Steven Pinker. Illustrated by Andy Martin.
Stock no. 1821963
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2008. Nearly fine 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. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is slightly scuffed and has a faint pink mark to one side (minor).

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A NUMERICAL LIBRARY IN JAVA FOR SCIENTISTS & ENGINEERS
Written by Hang T. Lau.
Stock no. 2134687
Published by Chapman & Hall/Crc. Circa 2004. Very good condition.

Large format. Glazed boards. ISBN: 1584884304. Small tear to top of spine; some marks to outer page edges.

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DESIGN PATTERNS: ELEMENTS OF REUSABLE OBJECT-ORIENTED SOFTWARE
Written by Erich Gamma; Richard Helm; Ralph Johnson; John Vlissides.
Stock no. 2134685
Published by Addison-Wesley. 2007. Very good condition.

Addison-Wesley Professional Computing Series. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. ISBN: 0201633612. 35th printing. Bumping to spine and corners.

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EASY & NOT-SO-EASY PIECES
Written by Richard Feynman; Roger Penrose.
Stock no. 1321054
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2008. Fine condition.

Red cloth boards with gilt & white decorations, gilt title to spine. Gold endpapers. Introduced by Roger Penrose. Colour & b/w illustrations. Still in original shrinkwrap.

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INVENTIONS OF THE MIDDLE AGES
Written by Chiara Frugoni.
Stock no. 1321051
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2007. Nearly fine condition.

Black cloth spine with gilt title. Vivid pictorial boards illustrating some of the inventions. From table forks to buttons and underwear! Colour illustrations. 186 pages includes index. Minimal rubbing at corners of book. Red slipcase is very lightly marked.

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OBTAINING INCREASED POWER: A HANDBOOK FOR CYCLECARISTS
Written by A.W. Judge.
Stock no. 2134564
Published by Temple Press Limited. Circa 1913. Good condition.

Stiff card covers. B/w pictorial onlay to front cover. B/w diagrams. A working copy. Heavily browned/foxed to covers. 2-3" split at base of spine; smaller to top - some front cover is weak - starting to come loose. Bumping/creasing to cover corners. Some foxing/browning internally. Name and address label stuck to inside rear cover.

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EASY & NOT-SO-EASY PIECES
Written by Richard Feynman; Roger Penrose.
Stock no. 1320835
Published by Folio Society. 2nd 2009. Nearly fine condition.

Red cloth boards with gilt & white decorations, gilt title to spine. Gold endpapers. Introduced by Roger Penrose. Colour & b/w illustrations. Book itself is fine. Contained in publisher's gold slipcase which is slightly scored and dinted.

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COLOUR: TRAVELS THROUGH THE PAINTBOX
Written by Victoria Finlay.
Stock no. 1821408
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2009. Very good condition.

How humans have attempted to reproduce nature's colours. Vivid colours of the rainbow covers. Colour photos/illustrations. 424 pages. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is split along one edge and is lightly scuffed.

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HISTORY OF WESTERN SCIENCE 1543-2001
Written by John Gribbin.
Stock no. 1320474
Published by Folio Society. 2006. Slightly better than very good condition.

Blue leather spine with gilt title, illustrated boards. Top edge gilt. Colour & b/w illustrations. Book itself is fine. Publisher's blue slipcase is marked, dusty to top edge and has one bumped corner.

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TRAITE DES FONCTIONS ELLIPTIQUES ET DE LEURS APPLICATIONS
Written by G.H. Halphen.
Stock no. 1320363
Published by Gauthier-Villars. 1888. Almost very good condition.

Leather spine and corners. Raised bands to spine. Text in French. Title roughly translates: Deals with elliptical functions and their applications. Part Two. Applications to mechanics, physics, geodesy, geometry and integral calculus. Book has been rebacked, with original leather spine laid down. Possibly new endpapers. Ex-lib. with a few stamp markings. Foxing.

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TRAITE DES FONCTIONS ELLIPTIQUES ET DE LEURS APPLICATIONS
Written by G.H. Halphen.
Stock no. 1320362
Published by Gauthier-Villars. 1886. Good condition.

Leather spine and corners. Raised bands to spine. Text in French. Title roughly translates: Deals with elliptical functions and their applications. Part One. Some scuffing and wear along cover edges; grubby marks to covers. Some chipping and loss to leather. Ex-lib. with usual stamp markings/bookplates etc. Contents are still very good. Small inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper.

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QUEST FOR ALL-WEATHER FLIGHT
Written by Tom Morrison.
Stock no. 1320223
Published by Airlife. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Learn of the development of the first elementary flying instruments, the invention of the giro compass and the rapid development of electronic and other radio aids during WWII. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. 320 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 1840372591. Minimal bumping to spine. Dustwrapper is very slightly edge rubbed.

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