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Image for An Introduction to Photobiology. The Influence of Light on Life

An Introduction to Photobiology. The Influence of Light on Life

By: Le Grand, Yves

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1970

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID282247

ISBN: 057108849X


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine [Price-Clipped] dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Black & white diagrams. 178 pages A monograph studying the action of light on living organisms, from ultra-violet to bioluminescence. View more info

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Human Cloning: When Science Fiction Becomes Reality

By: Lester, Lane P. & Hefley, James C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Marshall Pickering: 1999

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID227901

ISBN: 0551032138


Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Remainder mark to bottom-edge. v, 169pp View more info

Image for Super Freakonomics. Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance

Super Freakonomics. Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance

By: Levitt, Steven D. & Dubner, Stephen J.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Camberwell, Victoria, Allen Lane an imprint of Penguin Books: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID282505

ISBN: 0713999918


Near Fine condition. xv, 270 pages The bestselling authors of Freakonomics are back! View more info

Image for Eve Spoke: Human Language and Human Evolution

Eve Spoke: Human Language and Human Evolution

By: Lieberman, Philip

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Picador: 1998

Seller ID: ID282151

ISBN: 0330338250


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. xvi, 192 pages Basing his work on fossil records and neuroscientific discoveries on brain functioning, the author challenges the dominant scientific theories of the origins of language. View more info

People Populating

By: Llewellyn-Jones, Derek

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1975

Seller ID: ID248569

ISBN: 0571099432


Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations. 368 pages View more info

Image for Forensics, Fossils and Fruitbats.  A Field Guide to Australian Scientists

Forensics, Fossils and Fruitbats. A Field Guide to Australian Scientists

By: Luntz, Stephen

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Melbourne, CSIRO Publishing: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID283968

ISBN: 0643097457


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Light rubbing to corners. 207 pages A fascinating collection of more than 70 profiles of Australian scientists from 15 fields of physical, biological and medical science. View more info

The Commonwealth of Science: ANZAAS and the Scientific Enterprise in Australia 1888-1988

By: Macleod, Roy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Oxford Univerity Press: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID268040

ISBN: 0195546830


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White plates. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Presentation Plate to front pastedown. 417 pages A thorough examination of the last century of Australasian science and an account of the activities of Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science. View more info

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What is Sex?

By: Margulis, Lynn & Sagan, Dorion

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, A Peter M. Nevraumont Book, Simon & Schuster Edition: 1997

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition

Seller ID: ID302695

ISBN: 0684826917


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 256 pages View more info

Image for On Our Watch: The Race to Save Australia's Environment

On Our Watch: The Race to Save Australia's Environment

By: Markus, Nicola

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Melbourne University Press: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID243527

ISBN: 0522855954


Very Good condition. 234 pages The race to save Australia's environment. View more info

Image for The Coming Storm : The True Causes of Freak Weather - And Why It's Going to Get Worse

The Coming Storm : The True Causes of Freak Weather - And Why It's Going to Get Worse

By: Maslin, Mark

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, ABC Books: 2002

Edition: 1st Australian Edition

Seller ID: ID231703

ISBN: 0733311245


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Numbers neatly inked to upper corner of front free endpaper. Illustrated with colour photographs and drawings. Foreword by Robyn Williams. 144 pages A unique, comprehensive and accessible account of the dramatic effects of global warming in Australia and around the world. View more info

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The Measurement of Linkage in Heredity

By: Mather, K.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co: 1951

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: ID248756


12mo [approx 12.7x18.7cm]. Very Good condition in Good+ Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners which also has an age-darkened spine. 149 pages A monoograph on the present [1951] state of knowledge in the subject. View more info

Image for What Makes Biology Unique? Considerations on the autonomy of a scientific discipline

What Makes Biology Unique? Considerations on the autonomy of a scientific discipline

By: Mayr, Ernst

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID305843

ISBN: 0521841143


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Blind stmap [previous owner] to title page. 232 pages View more info

Image for Guide to the Archives of Science in Australia. Records of Individuals

Guide to the Archives of Science in Australia. Records of Individuals

By: McCarthy, Gavin (Compiled & Edited by)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Melbourne Melbourne, D.W. Thorpe: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID224747

ISBN: 0909532974


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Fine condition. Excellet condition looks like a new book. Issued without dustjacket. Black & white illustrations. Scarce. 291 pages This guide locates and briefly describes the records created by individuals who have worked in Australia, from the earliest explorers and navigators, through the natural historians of the nineteenth century, to the physicists, chemists and biologists of the early twentieth century and the computer software developers of the 1980s. View more info

Image for True Green Life.  200 ideas to make your life greener in every way.

True Green Life. 200 ideas to make your life greener in every way.

By: McKay, Kim & Bonnin, Jenny

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, ABC Books: 2009

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID293333

ISBN: 0733322883


Square Octavo Size [approx 21 x 21cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 248 pages 'True Green Life' will inspire adn empower you to make changes for the better in all aspects of your life. View more info

Image for Tracking Fossil Man  An Adventure in Evolution

Tracking Fossil Man An Adventure in Evolution

By: McKern, Sharon S. and Thomas, W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Praeger Publishers: 1972

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: ID206726


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners and rubbing to face. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 174 pages View more info

The Clean Industrial Revolution Growing Australian Prosperity in a Greenhouse Age

By: McNeil, Ben

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Allen & Unwin/Australian War Memorial: 2009

Seller ID: ID255996


Octavo Size. Near Fine condition. 266 pages Demonstrates the economic oppurtunites open to Australia if it leads the new clean industrial revolution. View more info

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Phenomena: A Book of Wonders

By: MICHELL, John & RICKARD, Robert J.M.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson: 1977

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID11596

ISBN: 0500270945


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Some faint yellowing to edges of covers. Black & white and two-toned illustrations 128 pages. View more info

Image for The Space Between Our Ears.  How The Brain Represents Visual Space

The Space Between Our Ears. How The Brain Represents Visual Space

By: Morgan, Michael

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2003

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Seller ID: ID281938

ISBN: 029782970X


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Fine condition in a Near Fine Dustjacket - DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Colour and black & white illustrations. 240 pages View more info

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Rich Land, Wasteland

By: Munro, Sharyn

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, Macmillan: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID299874

ISBN: 1742610994


Very Good condition. 453 pages How coal is killing Australia. View more info

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Man the Toolmaker

By: Oakley, Kenneth P.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Trustees of the British Museum: 1956

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: ID296173


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations. 98 pages View more info