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The Riddle of the Compass: The Invention That Changed the World

By: Aczel, Amir D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt: 2001

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 022871


Sometimes it pays to be in the right place at the right time. Certainly the mariners in Amalfi in the twelfth century were. Here the compass was first invented and used in navigation, eventually helping to make Italians the world's greatest sailors.But the story of the compass is shrouded in mystery and myth. It begins in ancient China around the birth of Christ. A mysterious lodestone whose powers affected metal was known to the Emperor. This piece of metal suspende... View more info

A Tribute to Michael Faraday

By: Appleyard, Rollo

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Constable & Co.: 1931

Edition: First

Seller ID: 027822


Dark blue cloth boards with faded spine and upper front panel, PO name/date ffep, fore-edges tanned. No dust jacket. View more info

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Slaying the Sky Dragon : Death of the Greenhouse Gas Theory

By: Ball, Tim (et al)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: USA, Stairway Press: 2001

Edition: Stated First Trade Paper Version

Seller ID: 023627


PO gift inscription, diagonal crease to lower right corner front panel, no creasing to spine. "This volume is a scientific tour de force and the gameshanger for international environmental policymakers as well as being a joy to read for hard-pressed taxpayers everywhere." View more info

Classics in the theory of Chemical Combination (Classics of Science Volume 1)

By: Benfey, O. Theodor (edited by)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Dover: 1963

Seller ID: 015511


Small chip to upper spine, PO name/date ffep, diagonal crease upper right corner first few pages. View more info

Nomogenesis or Evolution Determined By Law

By: Berg, Leo S.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, Constable & Company: 1926

Edition: First English Language Edition

Seller ID: 020184


Green cloth boards with sl. edgewear, esp. spine ends and corners, gilt ttle to spine remains bright, PO name ffep otherwise internally unmarked, eps tanned, View more info

The Book of Man: The Quest to Discover Our Genetic Heritage

By: Bodmer, W.F.; McKie, Robin

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Little Brown: 1994

Edition: First

Seller ID: 014281


D/W price-clipped. View more info

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Seeing Further : The story of Science & The Royal Society

By: Bryson, Bill (edited by)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Harper Press: 2010

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 026420


Internally unmarked and in excellent "gift quality" condition. D/W has an area top colour missing from lower left back panel (D/W now protected in removable clear archival plastic cover). View more info

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A Brain for All Seasons: Human Evolution and Abrupt Climate Change

By: Calvin, William H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., Univ of Chicago Pr: 2002

Seller ID: 023105


PO name, no other markings or defects. View more info

The Magic Furnace: The Search for the Origins of Atoms

By: Chown, Marcus

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1999

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 017127


Appears unread, corners lightly bumped, media release laid in, D/W lightly rubbed. View more info

Gatton College : 100 Years of Science with Practice

By: Craig-Smith, Stephen J.; Pearson, Craig J.; Middleton, Juliet C.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Australia, Universit of Queensland Press: 1996

Edition: First

Seller ID: 027573


An unmarked :as new copy detailing "the development of Queensland's oldest tertiary institution. In the course of its own rich and distinguished history, a parallel history emerges of the evolution of Australian agriculture. View more info

Augustine to Galileo :the history Of Science A.D. 400-1650

By: Crombie, A. C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1957

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 026204


PO name ffep otherwise internally unmarked. D/W with closed tears to spine and back panel (now protected in removable clear archival plastic cover). View more info

A shorter history of Science

By: Dampier, Sir William Cecil

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Cambridge at The University Press: 1944

Seller ID: 026769


Red cloth boards remain clean and bright, as is gilt title to spine, corner lightly bumped, upper fore-edges tanned. D/W with artwork by John Hookham has sl. edgewear but is not price-clipped with original price of 7s.6d.intact. View more info

Antony Van Leeuwenhoek and His "Little Animals" Being Some Account of The Father of Protozoology and Bacteriology and His Mulitfarious discoveries in These Disciplines

By: Dobell, Clifford

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Dover: 1960

Seller ID: 011051


PO name. "..an unabridged republication of the work first published in 1932..Collected, translated, and edited, from his printed works, unpublished manuscripts, and contemporary records by Clifford Dobell." View more info

Heroes of Science : botanists, zoologists, and Geologists

By: Duncan, Professor P. Martin

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge: 1882

Seller ID: 026758


Presume first edition. Decorative boards, spine faded, patterned endpapers tanned, some foxing to prelims but internally surprisingly clear, PO name dated 1906, sl. bleeding of red boards lower back gutter but no evidence of water damage. View more info

The Journey from Eden : The Peopling of Our World

By: Fagan, Brian M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Thames & Hudson: 1990

Edition: First

Seller ID: 025923


An unmarked copy with slanted spine, sl. spotting to fore-edges. D/W lightly rubbed (now protected in removable clear archival plastic cover). "Today, as we struggle to comprehend the world as a single, fragile entity, threatened by global warming, the story of our ingenious, intrepid Ice Age ancestors holds lessons for us all." View more info

Dorothy Hodgkin: A Life

By: Ferry, Georgina

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Granta Books: 1998

Edition: First

Seller ID: 029319


An unmarked copy in very good condition. "This is a beautifully clear evocation of the science that lay at the heart of Dorothy Hodgkin's life." View more info

Inventing the Future : How Man Can Survive - and Enjoy it.

By: Gabor, Dennis

Price: $10.00

Publisher: U.K., Penguin: 1972

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 013281


Pages age tanned. View more info

Galileo Galilei : a Biography and inquiry Into His Philosophy of Science

By: Geymonat, Ludovico

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill: 1965

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 009220


PO name, some edgewear with small tear to back panel, PO notes laid in. View more info

Concerning Amines : Theri properties, preparation and Reaction

By: Ginsburg, David

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Oxford, Pergamon Press: 1967

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 009218


A gently used copy with PO name/date on half title page. View more info

Cambridge Illustrated Thesaurus of Chemistry

By: Godman, Arthur; Denney, Ronald C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1985

Edition: First

Seller ID: 012430


Covered with non-removable clear plastic, PO stamp to TP, name crossed out and a second name inserted, clean with tight binding. View more info