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A history of fire and flame

By: Ellis, Oliver C. de C.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Poetry Lovers' Fellowship, 1932

Edition: First Edition


Clean & tightly bound hardback book with name, place and date on front endpaper, in an unclipped dustjacket which is creased and chipped wih small areas of loss at the spine ends and foldovers. xxiv + 440 pages, on plates, illustrations on plates, bibliography, index View more info

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A history of science: volume 2 - Hellenistic science and culture in the last three centuries B.C.

By: Sarton, George

Price: £10.00

Publisher: U.S.A, Harvard University Press, 1959

Edition: First Edition


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in an unclipped dustjacket which is faded at the spine and has a couple of short closed edge tears. xxvi + 554 pages, 112 illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. Heavy book View more info

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A theatre of machines

By: Keller, A. G.

Price: £11.00

Publisher: Chapman & Hall, 1964

Edition: First Edition


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is lightly sunned. Appears little used. 116 pages, illustrations in the text View more info

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Accumulators: charging, maintenance and care

By: Camm, F.J.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: George Newnes, Ltd., 1930

Edition: First Edition


Decent booklet, pictorial paper wraps are worn at edges, no major faults, binding tight, no inscriptions or loss. 96 pages and 84 illustrations of obsolete technology, possibly handy for the vintage car or radio enthusiast? Undated, probably 1930ish. View more info

An account of Sir Isaac Newton's philosophical discoveries

By: MacLaurin, Colin; Murdoch, Patrick (ed.)

Price: £450.00

Publisher: Unknown, 1775

Edition: 3rd Edition (?)


Clean hardback tightly bound in brown calf with gilt titles on a red spine panel, 7 raised spine bands, a recent professional rebind with the original boards retained inc. gilt dentelles, corners neatly repaired, new endpapers, but retaining original owner's inscription (given to Fanny Winfield on Christmas day 1775, when she was 11!) on the front pastedown, and a different name on the dedication page, otherwise no inscriptions. The first three original leaves are missin... View more info

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Art and science of inventing

By: Kivenson, Gilbert

Price: £7.00

Publisher: U.S.A, Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1978

Edition: First Edition


Good reading copy, ex library with the usual stamps on the front endpapers, but otherwise clean and complete, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. ix +195 pages, drawings in text, index View more info

Automation of navigation and tactical control in fishing

By: Ol'khovskii, V. E.; Andreev, M. N.; Levin, A. A.and Yakovlev, V. I.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Israel, Israel Program for Scientific Translations, 1972

Edition: First Edition


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with name on the front endpaper, in an unclipped dustjacket which is creased and chipped at the edges with minor loss at the top of the spine. iv + 226 pages, appendices, bibliography View more info

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Backroom boys: the secret return of the Brittish boffin

By: Spufford, Francis

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber, 2003

Edition: First Edition; First Printing


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. xii + 250 pages, photos in the text, sources, reading list, index View more info

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Blast-power and ballistics: concepts of force and energy in the ancient world

By: Lindsay, Jack

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Frederick Muller Ltd., 1974

Edition: First Edition


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright dustjacket which has been clipped and repriced by the publisher. Appears little used. 510 pages, 86 illustrations, notes, bibliography, index View more info

Blast-power and ballistics: concepts of force and energy in the ancient world

By: Lindsay, Jack

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Frederick Muller Ltd., 1974

Edition: First Edition


Reading copy, an ex library hardback with the usual stamps & stickers, no inscriptions, in an unclipped dustjacket. 510 pages, 86 illustrations, notes, bibliography, index View more info

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British Inventions

By: Taylor, F. Sherwood

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green & Co., 1950

Edition: First Edition


Very clean, tightly bound paperback original, appears little used, no inscriptions. 44 pages, 27 illustrations on plates. One of the British Council's 'British life and thought' series. View more info

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Buffon's natural history: units 17-18 of OU course A204 - The enlightenment

By: Goodman, David

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Buckingham, Open University Press, 1981

Edition: First Edition


Clean and tightly bound large format paperback original, no inscriptions, spine uncreased but sunned, appears little used. 80 pages, illustrations in the text, bibliography View more info

Centre for Alternative Technology: information sheets

By: Anon

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Machynlleth, Centre for Alternative Technology, 1977

Edition: First Edition


58 A4 pages in a folded A3 sheet. Covers foxed at the edges. Info on energy generation, organic farming, recycling etc. View more info

Children of the green earth: book four (4)

By: Benton, Ellice G.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd, 1938

Edition: First Edition


Clean, tightly bound paperback, spine creased, foxed cloth covers rubbed & creased at corners, worn at spine ends, name on front endpaper. 164 pages, colourful idiosyncratic illustrations on plates and many drawings in the text. No date but appears to be late 1930s from other books advertised on last 2 pages View more info

Ciencia, tecnologia y sociedad: hacia un desarrollo sostenible en la era de la globalizacion

By: Diaz-Balart, Fidel Castro

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cuba, Editorial Cientifico-Tecnica, 2004

Edition: Second Edition


Text in Spanish and English. Clean & tightly bound hardback book with gift inscription by the author, in an unclipped dustjacket which is creased and chipped at the edges. 284 pages, photos and diagrams in the text, bibliography, CD View more info