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Intelligence: Its Evolution and Forms

By: "Gaston Viaud, translated by A. J. Pomerans"

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd: 1960

Seller ID: 130613

Condition: 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." View more info

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Perpetual Motion. The History of an Obsession

By: Arthur W. J. G. Ord-Hume

Price: £19.95

Publisher: George Allen & Unwin: 1977

Seller ID: 111212

ISBN: 46219245

Condition: Near Fine


"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" View more info

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Properties of Lubricating Oils and Engine Deposits

By: C. A. Bouman

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Macmillan and Co.: 1950

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 121485

Condition: Good


"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." View more info

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Simple Science

By: E. N. da C. Andrade and Julian Huxley

Price: £17.95

Publisher: Basil Blackwell:

Seller ID: 120314

Condition: Good


"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 CafŽ Royal stamp to front pastedown; prelims and page-ends lightly tanned but text, plates and illustrations clean and clear throughout." View more info

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An Introduction to Industrial Rheology

By: G. W. Scott Blair

Price: £29.95

Publisher: J & A Churchill: 1938

Seller ID: 120437

Condition: Good


"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." View more info

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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

By: H. D. Smyth

Price: £19.95

Publisher: HMSO: 1945

Seller ID: 130352

Condition: 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." View more info

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The Fellowship: The Story Of A Revolution

By: John Gribbin

Price: £14.95

Publisher: Allen Lane: 2005

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 130071

ISBN: ISBN 0713997451

Condition: 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." View more info

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The Moving Waters

By: John Stewart Collis

Price: £11.95

Publisher: The Scientific Book Club:

Seller ID: 140651

Condition: Good


"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... View more info

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Popular Scientific Recreations

By: Professor A. M. Low

Price: £19.95

Publisher: "Ward, Lock & Co.": 1933

Seller ID: 120309

Condition: Good


"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." View more info

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Handbook to Special Loan Collection of Scientific Apparatus

By: South Kensington Museum

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Chapman and Hall: 1876

Seller ID: 110739

Condition: Very Good


"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 ... View more info

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A Short History Of Technology: From The Earliest Times To A.D. 1900

By: T. K. Derry and Trevor I. Williams

Price: £29.95

Publisher: Oxford At The Clarendon Press: 1960

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 160738

Condition: 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 ... View more info