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Image for The Measure of All Things: The Seven-Year Odyssey That Transformed the World

The Measure of All Things: The Seven-Year Odyssey That Transformed the World

By: Alder, Ken

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Little, Brown: 2002

Seller ID: ID261861

ISBN: 0316859893


Octavo Size. Fine copy in Near Fine Dustjacket. DJ now protected in plastic sleeve. Black & white illustrations. 466 pages The story of how science, revolutionary politics and the dream of a new economy converged to produce both the metric system and the first moves towards globalization. View more info

Image for The Science Magpie. A hoard of fascinating facts, stories, poems, diagrams and jokes plicked from science and its history.

The Science Magpie. A hoard of fascinating facts, stories, poems, diagrams and jokes plicked from science and its history.

By: Allen, Daniel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Icon Books: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID303399

ISBN: 1848314167


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine condition. An excellent copy. Black & white illustrations. 278 pages View more info

Image for Night.  Night Life, Night Language, Sleep, and Dreams

Night. Night Life, Night Language, Sleep, and Dreams

By: Alvarez, A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, W.W. Norton & Company: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID300038

ISBN: 039303724X


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 290 pages In this book the author talks about his own childhood feares and explores the secret world of the unconscious. View more info

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Understanding The Present: Science and the Soul of Modern Man

By: Appleyard, Bryan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Pan Books: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID282873

ISBN: 0330320122


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. xiv, 283 pages Explores the central role of science in shaping our lives and beliefs. View more info

Image for The Perils of Progress.  The Health and Environment Hazards of Modern Technology & What You Can Do About Them

The Perils of Progress. The Health and Environment Hazards of Modern Technology & What You Can Do About Them

By: Ashton, John & Laura, Ron

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, UNSW Press: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID298181

ISBN: 0868404888


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good+ condition. Black & white illustrations. 346 pages View more info

Image for The Story of Speech and Language

The Story of Speech and Language

By: Barber, Charles L.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Company: 1964

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID288136


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations by Diana Stradling. 295 pages Dr Barber records the development of organised language beginning with man's first crude attempts at communication by sound. He discusses the current theories about the origin and nature of language and the intevention of writing. View more info

Image for From Gaia To Selfish Genes. Selected Writings In the Life Sciences

From Gaia To Selfish Genes. Selected Writings In the Life Sciences

By: Barlow, Connie [Editor]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, The MIT Press: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID281936

ISBN: 0262023237


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 273 pages View more info

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Science Desk Reference

By: Barnes-Svarney, Patricia (Editorial Dstoneirector)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID283897

ISBN: 0028604032


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine condition. Black & white drawings, tables, charts and graphs. This is a heavy book and will cost more to ship internationally. Please contact us for a precise quote for your part of the world. xvii, 668 pages The only one-volume collection of the most frequently sought information in every field of science View more info

Image for Fixing my Gaze.  A Scientist's Journey into seeing in three dimensions.

Fixing my Gaze. A Scientist's Journey into seeing in three dimensions.

By: Barry, Susan

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Basic Books: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID303239

ISBN: 0465009131


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 249 pages This book describes Barry's remarkable journey and celebrates the joyous pleasure of our senses. View more info

Image for Water The Book: An Illustrated History of Water Supply and Wastewater in the United Kingdom.

Water The Book: An Illustrated History of Water Supply and Wastewater in the United Kingdom.

By: Barty-King, Hugh

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, Quiller Press: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID247092

ISBN: 1870948742


Quarto Size. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a plastic sleeve. Colour photographs and drawings. Colour and black & white illustrations. 256 pages View more info

Image for Camping with the Prince and other tales of Science in Africa

Camping with the Prince and other tales of Science in Africa

By: Bass, Thomas A.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID10714

ISBN: 0395415020


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Maps to endpapers. 304pages View more info

Image for Revolutions in the Earth. James Hutton and the true age of the world

Revolutions in the Earth. James Hutton and the true age of the world

By: Baxter, Stephen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID207622

ISBN: 0297829750


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 245 pages View more info

Image for The Hand Its Mechanism and Vital Endowments, as Evincing Design

The Hand Its Mechanism and Vital Endowments, as Evincing Design

By: Bell, Sir Charles

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1854

Edition: 6th Edition

Seller ID: ID307355


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good Condition. Some light wear to edges and rubbing to front board. Paper at both rear and front hinge cracked but binding solid. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. Illustrated with black & white woodcuts. Black and white portrait of Charles Bell as Frontispiece. 428 pages + 32pp Publisher's Catalogue View more info

Image for Botanic Man A Journey Through Evolution

Botanic Man A Journey Through Evolution

By: Bellamy, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Hamlyn: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID228715

ISBN: 060031457x


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with colour photographs and drawings. 208 pages View more info

Image for Science in History. 4 Volumes: I. The Emergence of Science, II. The Scientific and Industrial Revolutions, III. The Natural Sciences in Our Time, IV. The Social Sciences Conclusion (Pelican Books)

Science in History. 4 Volumes: I. The Emergence of Science, II. The Scientific and Industrial Revolutions, III. The Natural Sciences in Our Time, IV. The Social Sciences Conclusion (Pelican Books)

By: Bernal, J. D.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin: 1969

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID306707


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Light rubbing and creasing to spines. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 1328pp + Index View more info

Image for The Clockwork Sparrow.  Time, Clocks, and Calendars in Biological Organisms

The Clockwork Sparrow. Time, Clocks, and Calendars in Biological Organisms

By: Binkley, Sue

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, Prentice Hall: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID265482

ISBN: 0130737011


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good+ in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings and diagrams. 262pages A book about biological rhythms, principally those that recur on a daily or seasonal schedules: the terminology of biology of time is described, the general rhythmic phenomena are illustrated and the underlying mechanisms are discussed with a final section on applications in the modern world. View more info

Image for Confronting the Future.  Australia and the world: the next hundred years.

Confronting the Future. Australia and the world: the next hundred years.

By: Birch, Charles

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ringwood, Penguin Books: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID285506

ISBN: 0140219374


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. 360 pages Preface by Aurelio Peccei. View more info

What Killed Jane Austen ? And Other Medical Mysteries, Marvels and Mayhem

By: Biro, George & Leavesley, Jim

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, HarperCollins Publishers [Harper Collins]: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID243917

ISBN: 0732259584


Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations. 192 pages Illustrated by Greg Smith. View more info

Image for Regulation of Gene Expression 25 years On.  Thirty Ninth Symposium of The Society for General Microbiology

Regulation of Gene Expression 25 years On. Thirty Ninth Symposium of The Society for General Microbiology

By: Booth, I.R. & Higgins, C.F. (Editors)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID15363

ISBN: 0521322014


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Stain to rear panel of dustjacket from price sticker. 309pages This volume describes the regulatory mechanisms which operate at the level of gene expression. View more info

Image for Evolution The History of an Idea. Revised Edition

Evolution The History of an Idea. Revised Edition

By: Bowler, Peter J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, University of California Press: 1989

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: ID306822

ISBN: 0520063864


Very Good condition. Black & white diagrams. Previous owner's blindstamp to half-title page. 432 pages View more info