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THE HISTORY OF ORNITHOLOGY
Written by Valerie Chansigaud.
Stock no. 1815383
Published by New Holland. 1st 2009. Fine condition.
Takes a clear chronological approach, which is enriched with thought-provoking discussion of the subject. Matt pictorial boards. Colour & b/w illustrations. 239 pages. ISBN: 9781847734334. Some very slight crinkling to top margins.
THE EARTH AND ITS MECHANISM
Written by Henry Worms.
Stock no. 2123936
Published by Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts & Green. 1st 1862. Almost very good condition.
Being an account of the various proofs of the rotation of the earth. Brown cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w diagrams. Some marks and scuffs to covers. Name in ink to front pastedown. Foxing. A few page edges are uncut.
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THE ELEMENTS OF MATERIA MEDICA AND THERAPEUTICS (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Jonathan Pereira.
Stock no. 2123935
Published by Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans. 2nd 1842. Almost very good condition.
Second edition, enlarged and improved. Leather spines and corners. Marbled boards. Inscriptions in ink to front pastedowns and title pages of books. Leather starting to come unstuck on spine of Vol 2. Chipping along cover edges. Damp markings to page margins and corners. Some foxing.
ALCHEMY: THE MEDIEVAL ALCHEMISTS AND THEIR ROYAL ART
Written by Johannes Fabricius.
Stock no. 1815053
Published by Diamond Books. 1st thus 1994. Slightly better than very good condition.
A spectacular account of the 'work' of the medieval alchemists. Besides being the founders of modern chemistry, the alchemists developed a symbolic kind of chemistry aimed at producing the gold of mystical illumination. This religious search, which was probably supported by the alchemists' synthesis of various hallucinogenic drugs, resulted in a mystical system for man's salvation of his soul and ultimate reunion with his divine source. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations throughout. 248 pages including index. ISBN: 0261665456.
AN ELEMENTARY TREATISE ON CURVE TRACING
Written by Percival Frost.
Stock no. 1814875
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 4th 1926. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Fourth Edition revised by R.J.T. Bell. Dark blue cloth boards. xvi and 210 pages including index plus two sided publisher advert to rear. 17 fold-out plates. Reprint of the 4th edition. Plain dustwrapper is worn at edges.
THE UNIVERSE OF LIGHT
Written by William Bragg.
Stock no. 1814872
Published by G. Bell & Sons Ltd.. 1947. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Green cloth boards, silver title to spine. Two colour plates plus b/w plates. 283 pages including index. Light foxing to boards. Heavier foxing to text block. Dustwrapper is lightly browned and edge-rubbed.
ELECTRICAL AND MECHANICAL MODEL MAKING: ELEMENTARY COURSE
Written by F.F. Elliott.
Stock no. 1814871
Published by University of London Press. 1st 1938. Very good condition.
This pupil's book provides a progressive course of individual work in the construction of simple, yet instructive, electrical and mechanical models which can be made with inexpensive equipment in the Craft or Science workroom. Blue cloth covered cardwraps. B/w diagrams. 48 pages.
TEXT-BOOK ON SPHERICAL ASTRONOMY
Written by W.M. Smart.
Stock no. 1814869
Published by Cambridge University Press. 4th 1947. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Fourth Edition. Based on lectures given annually in the University of Cambridge and on a parallel course of instruction in Practical Astronomy at the Observatory. Black cloth boards, silver title to spine. 430 pages. Reprint of 4th edition. Light mottling to cloth. Prize plate to front pastedown. Page 119 and 123 have tears to margins (not affecting text) possibly caused by a printing fault. Dustwrapper is browned and has a small name in red ink to top of front panel.
EARTH, MOON AND PLANETS
Written by Fred L. Whipple.
Stock no. 1814868
Published by J. & A. Churchill. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
The Harvard Books on Astronomy. A non-technical language book conveying information about the planets, their atmosphere and the possibilities for life outside the earth.Burgundy cloth boards with burgundy title blocks and gilt titles. B/w photos and diagrams. 293 pages. Top edge of text block grubby. Star chart present in pocket to rear pastedown. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is edge-chipped, browned to spine and lightly scuffed to rear panel.
A TREATISE ON HIGHER TRIGONOMETRY
Written by J.B. Lock.
Stock no. 1814864
Published by Macmillan & Co.. 4th 1893. Very good condition.
Fourth Edition, enlarged, with the addition of a chapter on Antiparallels. Small format. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt title to spine. 217 pages plus 1 page publisher advert to rear. Ex-lib with school plate to front pastedown and stamp to head of chapter I. Spine rubbed, gilt title to spine thus faded. Browning to text block.
Written by Francis Wilson. Illustrated by Philip Jacobs.
Stock no. 1316914
Published by Macdonald & Co. (Publishers) Ltd.; Purnell. 1st 1987. Slightly better than very good condition.
BBC Weatherman Francis Wilson explains the mysteries of the world's weather and reveals the secrets of forecasting in this colourful action pop-up book. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. A unique 3-d pop-up book. Paper Engineering by Paul Wilgress. ISBN: 0361075162. Slight bumping and rubbing to spine and corners. Slight fading to spine. Contents fine.
A TO Z GIS: AN ILLUSTRATED DICTIONARY OF GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS
Written by Tasha Wade; Shelly Sommer.
Stock no. 1814744
Published by Esri Press. Circa 2011. Nearly fine condition.
Second Edition. An indispensable guide and companion for anyone involved in the expanding field of geographic information systems technology. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781589481404. 4th printing of the Second Edition.