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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

ISBN: 0151005060

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Good


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

ISBN: 0982773412

Condition: Very Good


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

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

Condition: Good


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

ISBN: 0316905208

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0007302568

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0226092011

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0224042068

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 090981628X

Condition: Fine


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

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Good


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

ISBN: 0500050570

Condition: Good


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

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Dorothy Hodgkin: A Life

By: Ferry, Georgina

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Granta Books: 1998

Edition: First

Seller ID: 029319

ISBN: 1862071675

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0140206639

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Very


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

ISBN: 0521263646

Condition: Very Good


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

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The Structure of Evolutionary Theory

By: Gould, Stephen Jay

Price: $85.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Belknap Press: 2002

Edition: Stated Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 028652

ISBN: 0674006135

Condition: Very Good


1433 pps. inc. index. Internally unmarked. Fore-edges have some light marks but overall appears unread and in excellent condition. View more info