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Intelligence: Its Evolution and Forms, "Gaston Viaud, translated by A. J. Pomerans"
1 "Gaston Viaud, translated by A. J. Pomerans" Intelligence: Its Evolution and Forms
Arrow Books Ltd 1960 Paperback Good 
"First paperback edition in the Arrow Science series, 1960, with unclipped jacket. In overall good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - spine lightly tanned and short nick to spine tail. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; slight tanning to page-ends, text and illustrations clean and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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The Marvels and Mysteries of Science, Anon
2 Anon The Marvels and Mysteries of Science
London Odhams Press Hardback Very Good No Jacket 
"Undated hardback with no jacket. In very good condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - blue embossed boards a little tanned to spine and corners gently rounded. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions, text and profuse illustrations clean and clear throughout. A fantatstic insight into past thinking, much still relevant and wonderful period photographs (circa 1940?)" 
Price: 19.95 GBP
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Perpetual Motion. The History of an Obsession, Arthur W. J. G. Ord-Hume
3 Arthur W. J. G. Ord-Hume Perpetual Motion. The History of an Obsession
George Allen & Unwin 1977 46219245 Hardback Near Fine Very Good 
"First edition hardback, 1977, with unclipped jacket. In overall near fine condition, dj is a little faded to spine and top edge; green/grey cloth boards, with bright silver titles to spine, are very crisp. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions, text and illustrations clean and clear throughout. A very tidy, private copy of this fascinating history of the search for perpetual motion" 
Price: 19.95 GBP
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Properties of Lubricating Oils and Engine Deposits, C. A. Bouman
4 C. A. Bouman Properties of Lubricating Oils and Engine Deposits
Macmillan and Co. 1950 1st Hardback Good Fair 
"First edition hardback, 1950, with unclipped jacket. In overall good condition - dj is fair: worn and chipped to edges, with unclosed tears to spine and a few marks; original blue cloth boards a little rubbed to edges. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions - owner's name neat to ffep; slight tanning to page-ends, text and illustrations clean and clear throughout. Private copy, not an old library book." 
Price: 14.95 GBP
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Simple Science, E. N. da C. Andrade and Julian Huxley
5 E. N. da C. Andrade and Julian Huxley Simple Science
Basil Blackwell Hardback Good No Jackcet 
"Undated hardback, circa 1930, with no jacket. In overall fair to good condition, red boards, with gilt titles to spine, a little rubbed and soiled. Binding genarlly tight, no annoations or inscriptions - owner's name to ffep dated 1934 and Cafˇ Royal stamp to front pastedown; prelims and page-ends lightly tanned but text, plates and illustrations clean and clear throughout." 
Price: 17.95 GBP
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An Introduction to Industrial Rheology, G. W. Scott Blair
6 G. W. Scott Blair An Introduction to Industrial Rheology
J & A Churchill 1938 Hardback Good No Jacket 
"First edition hardback, 1938, with no jacket. In overall good condition, red cloth boards, with black titles to spine and front cover, are marked and corners rounded. Binding tight, no annotations or inscriptions - owner's name to ffep; a little age-spotting to page-ends but text and illustrations clean and clear throughout. Private copy, not ex-library." 
Price: 29.95 GBP
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Atomic Energy: A General Account of the Development of Methods of Using Atomic Energy for Military Purposes under the Auspices of the United States Government 1940-1945, H. D. Smyth
7 H. D. Smyth Atomic Energy: A General Account of the Development of Methods of Using Atomic Energy for Military Purposes under the Auspices of the United States Government 1940-1945
HMSO 1945 Paperback Good 
"UK paperback reprint of US original, 1945, in overall good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - buff paper covers a little tanned and soiled with corners slightly curled. Stapled binding tight (staples rusty) and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; toning to page-ends but text and occasional diagrams clean and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 19.95 GBP
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The Fellowship: The Story Of A Revolution, John Gribbin
8 John Gribbin The Fellowship: The Story Of A Revolution
Allen Lane 2005 ISBN 0713997451 / 9780713997453 1st Hardback Fine Near Fine 
"First edition first impression hardback, 2005, with unclipped jacket. In overall near fine condition - dj very slightly rubbed to edges. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears almost unread, no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 14.95 GBP
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The Moving Waters, John Stewart Collis
9 John Stewart Collis The Moving Waters
The Scientific Book Club Hardback Good Good Nicholas Egon 
"Undated Scientific Book Club hardback, published by Hart Davis c. 1955, with unclipped jacket. In overall good to very good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - dj rubbed to edges with small chips at spine head and tail; pale blue cloth boards slightly rubbed and toned to edges. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; tanning to page-ends but text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 11.95 GBP
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Popular Scientific Recreations, Professor A. M. Low
10 Professor A. M. Low Popular Scientific Recreations
"Ward, Lock & Co." 1933 Hardback Good No Jacket 
"First edition hardback, 1933, with no jacket. In overall good condition, green cloth boards are rubbed and worn to edges, spine tanned. Binding tight - hinge beginning to crack at ffep, no annotations or inscriptions; light tanning to prelims and page-ends but text, plates and illustrations clean and clear throughout. Lovely and still highly entertaining title." 
Price: 19.95 GBP
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Handbook to Special Loan Collection of Scientific Apparatus, South Kensington Museum
11 South Kensington Museum Handbook to Special Loan Collection of Scientific Apparatus
London Chapman and Hall 1876 Hardback Very Good No Jacket 
"First edition hardback with no jacket. 5 x 8 inches, 339 pages plus 10 pages of period advertisements. In overall very good condition, dark green cloth boards with gilt titles to spine and front cover plus black crest, are rubbed to spine head and tail and corners rounded. Binding complete but gutter has cracked at ffep and mesh is visible. Ffep a little creased. No annotations or inscriptions, text and illustrations clean and clear throughout. Still retains folded plan of the museum." 
Price: 95.00 GBP
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A Short History Of Technology: From The Earliest Times To A.D. 1900, T. K. Derry and Trevor I. Williams
12 T. K. Derry and Trevor I. Williams A Short History Of Technology: From The Earliest Times To A.D. 1900
Oxford At The Clarendon Press 1960 1st Hardback Very Good 
"Leatherbound first edition hardback, 1960, with no jacket as issued. In overall near fine used condition with only slight signs of age, handling and storage - green leather, with Royal Airforce crest to front panel, has a couple of slight scratches but remains clean and crisp. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears very little read; no annotations or inscriptions - Royal Airforce presentation plate dated 1967 to front pastedown; gilt page-ends still lustrous, text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. A particulalry handsome copy. Not an old library book. Photograph available." 
Price: 29.95 GBP
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