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Twentieth Century : Volume Eleven

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Kew, Australia, The Insitute of Social Order: 1957

Seller ID: 031411

Condition: Good


Volume Eleven comprises four issues : Spring 1956, Summer 1956, Autumn 1957, Winter 1957, total 381 pps. plus advertisements at rear. Bound as one in burgundy cloth boards, black title to spine. The boards are marked (scans available on request) otherwise in very good conditon with brown paper endpapers, PO name to title page. Essays and reviews are eclectic ranging from Somerset Maugham and the Highbrow (Margaret Clarke), The Craft of Letters in England (John Lehmann) through to Poetic Sincerity in Revolt (Josephine Macon) and Secondary School Science (John W. Doyle). View more info

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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 suspended in water always pointed north and was put to excellent use in feng shui, the Chinese art of finding the right location. How... View more info

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Terminal World

By: Alastair Reynolds

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Gollancz: 2010

Edition: First

Seller ID: 031460

ISBN: 0575077182

Condition: Nr. Fine


An unmarked copy in excellent condition. 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

Mechanics and Structures : Worked problems, Tests and Solutions

By: Atkins, K. J.; Darval, P. Le P.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Science Press: 1974

Seller ID: 030155

ISBN: 085583028X

Condition: Very Good


PO name to half title page otherwise unmarked, minimal shelfwear to wraps. View more info

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Approaches to Understanding Visual Culture

By: Barnard, Malcolm

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Palgrave: 2001

Seller ID: 013502

ISBN: 0333772881

Condition: Nr. Fine


"What is it that happens when we understand something?" Malcolm Barnard relates the understanding of visual culture to the traditions of natural and social science and applies the theme of scientific understanding to the principal approaches to understanding art and design. Formalist, Marxist, gender-based, semiological, hermeneutic, and expressionist approaches to visual culture are clearly explained, through a wide variety of examples from fashion, architecture, film, fine art, and comics. 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

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Journey to the Ants: A Story of Scientific Exploration

By: Bert Hölldobler; Edward O. Wilson

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Belknap Press: An Imprint of Harvard University Press: 1994

Seller ID: 030598

ISBN: 0674485262

Condition: Very Good


Long PO gift inscription to first (half title) page but o/w unmarked and in very good condition. View more info

Firepower - Mechanised Warfare : Tactical Illustrations, Performance Specifications, First-Hand Mission Reports

By: Bishop, Chris

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.K., Grange Books: 2002

Seller ID: 023205

ISBN: 1840134380

Condition: Very Good


Internally unmarked and in excellent condition save for sl. slant to spine. 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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Letters to a Young Chef

By: Boulud, Daniel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Basic Books: 2003

Seller ID: 010720

ISBN: 046500735X

Condition: Fine - Brand New


From the reinvention of French food through the fine dining revolution in America, Daniel Boulud has been a witness to and a creator of today's food culture. A modern improviser with a classical foundation (a little rock 'n' roll and a lot of Mozart, he'd say), he speaks with the authority that comes from a lifetime of preparing, presenting, and thinking about food-an ancient calling with universal resonance.In Letters to a Young Chef, Boulud speaks not only of how to make a career as a chef in today's world, but also of why one should want to do so in the first place. As he himself puts it, i... View more info

Refugees, Morality and Public Policy : The Jesuit Lenten Seminars 2002 and 2000

By: Brennan, Frank; Carlton, Jim; et al

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ringwood, VIC, Australia, David Lovell Publishing: 2002

Edition: First

Seller ID: 018129

ISBN: 186355095X

Condition: Fine


An unmarked copy in excellent condition. View more info

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Native to the Nation: Disciplining Landscapes and Bodies in Australia (Borderlines, Volume 21)

By: Cerwonka, Allaine

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota, University of Minnesota Press: 2004

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 014255

ISBN: 0816643490

Condition: Fine - New


In a world increasingly marked by migration and dislocation, the question of displacement, and of establishing a sense of belonging, has become ever more common and ever more urgent. But what of those who stay in place? How do people who remain in their place of origin or ancestral homeland rearticulate a sense of connection, of belonging, when ownership of the territory they occupy is contested?Focusing on Australia, Allaine Cerwonka examines the physical and narrative spatial practices by which people reclaim territory in the wake of postcolonial claims to land by indigenous people and ne... 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

Hitler's scientists: science, war and the Devil's pact

By: Cornwell, John

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Viking: 2003

Edition: First

Seller ID: 030248

ISBN: 0670893625

Condition: Very Good


Internally unmarked, pages and fore-edges age tanned. 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

Oink, Oink, Oink

By: Dando, Eric Yoshiaki

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Hunter Books: 2008

Seller ID: 028185

ISBN: 0980517907

Condition: Very Good


"A savage modern fable about science, family, television, and love gone wrong." Appears unread, no creasing to spine and internally unmarked. View more info

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Writing for Antiquity: An Anthology of Editorials from Antiquity

By: Daniel, Glyn

Price: $25.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Thames & Hudson: 1992

Seller ID: 018797

ISBN: 0500015325

Condition: Nr. Fine


Chip to top right corner ffep where prev. price sticker removed. No other apparent defects. View more info