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Image for The Egg and Sperm Race.  The Seventeenth-century Scientists Who Unravelled the Secrets of Sex, Life and Growth

The Egg and Sperm Race. The Seventeenth-century Scientists Who Unravelled the Secrets of Sex, Life and Growth

By: Cobb, Matthew

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Free Press: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID215620

ISBN: 0743276094


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy with the only defect a Review Copy stamp/label to prelim pages. Black & white illustrations. 333 pages Where does life come from? What do a mother and father really contribute to a child? Does like always breed like? Focussing on the very human stories underlying the decade of fertility 1660-1670, this book describes the discoveries in clear and accessible terms, highlights the rivalries and friendships of the men who carried out the research and... View more info

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Use With Care: Managing Australia's Natural Resources in the Twenty-First Century

By: Cocks, Doug

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Kensington, NSW, New South Wales University Press: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID223583

ISBN: 0868403083


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition - card covers. Previous Owners name/details to Preliminary Pages. Black & white illustrations. 344 pages View more info

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Natural Disasters and How We Cope

By: Coenraads, Robert ( Chief Consultant)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Rowville, Vic, The Five Mile Press: 2006

Seller ID: ID269564

ISBN: 1741782120


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Illustrated with colour and balck and white photographs and drawings. Heavy Book. 570 pages Explores the hidden stories behind 130 significant natural disasters from Krakatau to the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami with causes and consequences, stories of survival and personal accounts. Includes a gazetteer of more than 300 disaster sites around the world and across the centuries. View more info

Stormy Weather: The Challenge of Climate Change and Displacement

By: Corlett, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, University of New South Wales Press: 2008

Seller ID: ID243526

ISBN: 1742230083


Fine copy - Near to Mint condition. 96 pages View more info

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Enchanted Looms: Conscious Networks in Brains and Computers.

By: Cotterill, Robert

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID278093

ISBN: 0521624355


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine condition in a Very Good Dustjacket - DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Black & white illustrations. xiv, 508 pages Bridges the gap between the bottom up approach to understanding consciousness, anchored in the brain's biochemistry, anatomy and physiology, and the top down strategy which concerns itself with behaviour and the nervous system's interaction with the environment. It changes forever our view of consciousness and our concept of the human being. View more info

Image for Java Man.  How Two Geologists' Dramatic Discoveries Changed Our Understanding of the Evolutionary Path to Modern Humans

Java Man. How Two Geologists' Dramatic Discoveries Changed Our Understanding of the Evolutionary Path to Modern Humans

By: Curtis, Garniss; Swisher, Carl & Lewin, Roger

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Little, Brown and Company: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID213594

ISBN: 0316648604


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 256 pages View more info

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Annelids

By: Dales, R. Phillips

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson University Library: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID294263

ISBN: 0090688120


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. Black & white illustrations. 200 pages View more info

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The Science of Life

By: Darling, Louis & Lois

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Constable Young Books: 1963

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID288333


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Small chip to the top of DJ at spine (minimal loss). Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 256 pages View more info

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The Evolution of Man and Society

By: Darlington, C.D.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1969

Edition: 1st US Edition

Seller ID: ID286678


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. Black & white illustrations. 753 pages View more info

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The Mind of God. The scientific basis for a rational world

By: Davies, Paul

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1992

Edition: 2nd Impression

Seller ID: ID255189

ISBN: 0671687875


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white illustrations. 254 pages View more info

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The Fifth Miracle. The Search for the Origin of Life

By: Davies, Paul

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Allen Lane The Penguin Press: 1998

Edition: 2nd Impression

Seller ID: ID300142

ISBN: 0713992158


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Page edges a little tanned. 260 pages View more info

The Devil's Music In the eye of the Hurricane

By: Davies, Pete

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID173153

ISBN: 0718144198


Fine in Fine Dustjacket - Dustjacket protected. 292pages The epic true story of the most destructive storms on earth View more info

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The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution

By: Dawkins, Richard

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Free Press: 2009

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID262747

ISBN: 1416594787


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with colour plates and black and white drawings/maps. ix, 470 pages Richard Dawkins takes on creationism amd 'Intelligent Design' while bearing witness to the veracity of evolution. View more info

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The Greatest Show on Earth. The Evidence for Evolution

By: Dawkins, Richard

Price: $11.00

Publisher: London, Black Swan: 2010

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID284142

ISBN: 055277524X


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with colour photographs and black and white drawings. 470 pages View more info

Image for The Symbolic Species. The co-evolution of language and the human brain

The Symbolic Species. The co-evolution of language and the human brain

By: Deacon, Terrence

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 1997

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Seller ID: ID305533

ISBN: 0713991887


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Previous owners blind stamp to prelims. Black & white illustrations. 527 pages View more info

Image for The Way of All Flesh.  A Celebration of Decay

The Way of All Flesh. A Celebration of Decay

By: Dekkers, Midas

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, The Harvill Press: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID305922

ISBN: 1860468446


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 280 pages A celebration of the good things in life- runny brie, fine wine, priceless buildings, old masters, wisdom- and what makes them possible: aging. View more info

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Man's Impact on Environment

By: Detwyler, Thomas R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID204733


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Spine a little sunned. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings/Diagrams. 731 pages View more info

Image for Collapse. How Societies Choose to Fail or Survive

Collapse. How Societies Choose to Fail or Survive

By: Diamond, Jared

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Melbourne Melbourne, Penguin Allen Lane: 2005

Seller ID: ID277821

ISBN: 0713998628


Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 575 pages View more info

Image for Greenhouse Solutions with Sustainable Energy

Greenhouse Solutions with Sustainable Energy

By: Diesendorf, Mark

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, UNSW Press: 2008

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID295868

ISBN: 0868409731


Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations. 413 pages "This book constitutes a guide to our future energy options, a handbook to help us design the future" Professor Ian Lowe. View more info

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Concrete Jungle

By: Dion, Mark & Rockman, Alexis [Editors]

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Juno Books: 1996

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID300730

ISBN: 0965104222


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 224 pages A pop media investigation of death and survival in urban ecosystems. View more info