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Image for Ig Nobel Prizes: the annals of Improbable Research (Ignobel)

Ig Nobel Prizes: the annals of Improbable Research (Ignobel)

By: Abrahams, Marc

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Orion: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10226


hardback book, as new, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. 320 pages celebrating all that is bizarre, weird and, frankly, improbable in real-life scientific research. View more info

Le Four Solaire d'Odeillo (Odeillo solar furnace)

By: Anon

Price: £6.00

Publisher: France, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 56324


Text in French. Large format, clean and tightly bound paperback original, stapled spine, glossy pictorial covers, no inscriptions, appears little used. Undated but appears mid 1970s. Unpaginated (12 pages), colour and black & white photos in the text. Texte en francais, bon, non paginé, 12 pages, ombreuses illustrations en noir et blanc et en couleurs, dans le texte View more info

Centre for Alternative Technology: information sheets

By: Anon

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Machynlleth, Centre for Alternative Technology: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 59040


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

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Today and tomorrow and....

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Abelard-Schuman: 1974

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 36805


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is lightly chipped at the corners & has the price ineffectually crossed out on the front foldover. Appears little used. xiv + 322 pages View more info

Victorian science: a self-portrait from the presidential addresses of the British Association for the Advancement of Science

By: Basalla, George; with, Coleman, William & Kargon, Robert H. (eds)

Price: £9.00

Publisher: U.S.A, Doubleday: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 56839


Clean and tightly bound paperback original, no inscriptions, mark at foot of spine where British Publishers price sticker was, but spine uncreased, appears little used. x + 510 pages, 12 illustrations on plates, index. View more info

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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

Seller ID: 53125


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

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Unconventional imaging processes

By: Brinckman, Eric with Gerard Delzenne, Albert Poot & Jozef Willems

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Focal Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14191


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. 150 pages, 86 figures, 5 tables, bibliography, index. View more info

Image for The Great Power-Line cover-up: how the Utilities & the Government are trying to hide the cancer hazards posed by electromagnetic fields

The Great Power-Line cover-up: how the Utilities & the Government are trying to hide the cancer hazards posed by electromagnetic fields

By: Brodeur, Paul

Price: £8.00

Publisher: USA, Little, Brown & Company: 1993

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14566


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. x + 325 pages, index. View more info

The Whipple Museum of the History of Science: catalogue 2 - balances and weights

By: Brown, Olivia

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Whipple Museum: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 60474


Clean and tightly bound A4 size paperback original, stapled spine, no inscriptions, appears little used. 32 pages, illustrations in the text, index View more info

Image for The strange case of Mrs Hudson's cat: or Sherlock Holmes solves the Einstein mysteries

The strange case of Mrs Hudson's cat: or Sherlock Holmes solves the Einstein mysteries

By: Bruce, Colin

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Vintage: 1998

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 31943


Clean and tightly bound paperback original, no inscriptions, as new. x + 254 pages, illustrations in the text, index View more info

Image for Accumulators: charging, maintenance and care

Accumulators: charging, maintenance and care

By: Camm, F.J.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: George Newnes, Ltd.: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14290


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

Image for Practical mechanics (incorporating the Cyclist): Vol XX No. 227 (November 1952)

Practical mechanics (incorporating the Cyclist): Vol XX No. 227 (November 1952)

By: Camm, F.J. (ed)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: George Newnes, Ltd.: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 58031


Clean, large format, tightly bound magazine, stapled spine, spines rusty, pictorial covers rubbed at spine, pages tanned, no inscriptions, appears little used. 52 pages, illustrations in the text. Plans and instructions for making a variety of items from a model of Trevithick's steam engine to concrete slabs plus some items not so much in demand these days, a wringer stand and a pocket razor-blade strop plus maintaining bicycle cable brakes View more info

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What is this thing called science?

By: Chalmers, A. F.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Open University Press: 1996

Edition: Second Edition; Reprint

Seller ID: 39229


Clean and tightly bound paperback original, no inscriptions. Appears little used. 180 pages, couple of illustrations in the text, notes, bibliography, index. View more info

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Physical Constants

By: Childs, William Harold Joseph

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Methuen & Company: 1951

Edition: 6th revised edition

Seller ID: 25363


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, has fox spotting at the page edges, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. viii + 78 pages, 7 nomograms, tables. One of the 'Methuen's Monographs on Physical Subjects' series View more info

Image for The methods of microscopical research: a practical guide to microscopical manipulation

The methods of microscopical research: a practical guide to microscopical manipulation

By: Cole, A. C.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Bailliere, Tindall & Cox: 1895

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 43531


Clean hardback tightly bound in dark red cloth with gilt titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, reference library bookplate on the front pastedown, and some marginal oval library stamps, no other marks or inscriptions. viii + 208 pages + [8] + 42pp adverts, a few engravings in the text, index View more info

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Marine sources of energy

By: Constans, Jacques

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Oxford, Pergamon Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16975


Clean hardback tightly bound in brown cloth with gilt titles, appears unread, no inscriptions. xxvi + 170 pages, illustrations in the text, foreword by Jacques Cousteau, bibliography, index. View more info

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Sources of Energy

By: Denby, Erica and Swadkin, Chris

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Robert Tyndall Ltd.: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18309


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. As new, appears unread. 48 pages, photos in the text, bibliography. View more info

Image for The garret workshop of James Watt

The garret workshop of James Watt

By: Dickinson, H. W.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Science Museum: 1976

Edition: Reprint; Seventh Printing

Seller ID: 36320


Clean and tightly bound paperback original, no inscriptions. Appears little used. 22 pages, 4 illustrations on plates & 2 in the text, footnotes View more info

Image for Conversations about the end of time

Conversations about the end of time

By: Eco, Umberto & Gould, Stephen Jay & Delumeau, Jean & Carriere, Jean-Claude

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Allen Lane: 1999

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 60640


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. xii + 228 pages View more info

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General science: first course

By: Elhuff, Lewis A.M.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: D. C. Heath & Company: 1918

Edition: 1st British Edition (?)

Seller ID: 18316


Clean hardback tightly bound in green cloth with black titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, no inscriptions, appears little used. viii + 436 pages, illustrations from engravings and photographs in the text, glossary, index. Undated, but the American edition came out in 1916, and the foreword of this edition mentions 1917, so assumed to be soon after, probably 1918/19. View more info