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THE GRANDFATHER CLOCK MAINTENANCE MANUAL
Written by John Vernon.
Stock no. 2137965
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1983. Very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0715384384. Spine and top edge of front cover are browned. Page edge browning.

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THE CLOCK REPAIRER'S HANDBOOK
Written by Laurie Penman.
Stock no. 2137964
Published by David & Charles. 1985. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

For all clock lovers, collectors and repairers, a wealth of information on diagnosing and correcting faults in many different clocks, whether antique or fairly new. Orange boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0715386867. Browning and foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper has 2-3" tear to top of spine on front panel. Wrapper spine is faded.

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EASY & NOT-SO-EASY PIECES
Written by Richard Feynman; Roger Penrose.
Stock no. 2137831
Published by Folio Society. 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. 3rd printing. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.

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INVENTIONS OF THE MIDDLE AGES
Written by Chiara Frugoni.
Stock no. 2137823
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2007. 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. Slip case is better than very good.

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AFTER GEOENGINEERING: CLIMATE TRAGEDY, REPAIR, AND RESTORATION
Written by Holly Jean Buck.
Stock no. 2137788
Published by Verso. 1st 2019. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Yellow boards, silver title to spine. ISBN: 9781788730365. A few small pin hole marks to top of spine (also to corresponding place on wrapper). Small nicks to wrapper.

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BEYOND THE ZONULES OF ZINN: A FANTASTIC JOURNEY THROUGH YOUR BRAIN
Written by David Bainbridge.
Stock no. 2137787
Published by Harvard University Press. Circa 2008. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Black cloth spine with silver title; red boards. American edition. ISBN: 9780674026100. Foxing and marks to outer page edges. Some light browning and edge-creasing to wrapper.

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APING MANKIND: NEUROMANIA, DARWINITIS AND THE MISREPRESENTATION OF HUMANITY
Written by Raymond Tallis.
Stock no. 2137779
Published by Acumen. 1st 2011. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Grey cloth with gilt title to spine. ISBN: 9781844652723. Couple of marks to title page and opposite page.

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'SURELY YOU'RE JOKING, MR FEYNMAN!'
Written by Richard Feynman. Illustrated by Aude Van Ryn.
Stock no. 1823632
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2012. Slightly better than very good condition.

Silver cloth with white titles and white, red and black decorations. Adventures of a Curious Character as told to Ralph Leighton. Introduction by Brian Cox. Still in original shrinkwrap which has a tear to one side.

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ARCHAEOASTRONOMY AND THE MAYA
Written by Gerardo Aldana Y Villalobos; Edwin L. Barnhart.
Stock no. 1823574
Published by Oxbow Books. 1st 2014. Fine condition.

This book illustrates archaeoastronomical approaches to ancient Mayan cultural production. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos and diagrams and a few colour. ISBN: 9781782976431.

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A HISTORY OF ENGINEERING METROLOGY
Written by Kenneth J. Hume.
Stock no. 2137373
Published by Mechanical Engineering Publications Limited. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Yellow cloth with purple title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0852984480. Light browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased and unevenly faded; especially faded to spine and edges.

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BEHAVIORAL ADDICTIONS: CRITERIA, EVIDENCE AND TREATMENT
Written by Kenneth Paul Rosenberg; Laura Curtiss Feder.
Stock no. 2137271
Published by Academic Press. 1st 2014. Slightly better than very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Behavioral addictions was a term recently introduced by the DMS-5. There is ongoing debate over when a behavior represents an addition and which types of behaviours might fall into this category. ISBN: 9780124077249.

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THE ORIGIN OF HUMAN SOCIAL INSTITUTIONS
Written by W.G. Runciman.
Stock no. 1322648
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

These papers bring an interdisciplinary approach to bear on what is arguable the central question in the study of human social evolution. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. 259 pages. B/w diagrams. Published for The British Adademy, this is Proceedings of the British Academy 110. ISBN: 0197262503.

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