Percival Norton Johnson : The Biography Of A Pioneer Metallurgist
Johnson, Matthey & Co, London, 1951 First Edition. Binding: Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine Condition. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. VOLUME THREE. Johnson Matthey plc is a multinational chemicals and precious metals company headquartered in London. Johnson Matthey traces its origins to 1817 where in London, Percival Norton Johnson, set up a business as a gold assayer. George Matthey joined the business in 1851 and the company became Johnson Matthey Percival Norton Johnson also had mining interests in Stoke Fleming, Devon. Book - in Fine [much better than Very Good] half green leather binding with green cloth boards and gilt lettering. Contents, clean, bright and tightly bound. Dust Jacket - Very Good - small piece missing to the bottom of the spine, two minor closed tears to the extreme top edge of the front of the jacket, browning and crease to the spine. ***SEE 6974 FOR History Of Johnson Matthey & Co Limited : Volume Three The Years Of World War Two 1939-1945***. Size: 7.75 inches tall by 5.5 inches. 224 pages which includes an index. Illustrated black and white portrait frontispiece and 7 further plates in the text. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 251-750 grams. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Science & Technology. Inventory No: 6975. (Book ref. 6975) £32.50
History Of Johnson Matthey & Co Limited : Volume Three The Years Of World War Two 1939-1945
Johnson, Matthey & Co , London, 1984 First Edition. Binding: Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine Condition. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. VOLUME THREE. Johnson Matthey plc is a multinational chemicals and precious metals company headquartered in London. Johnson Matthey traces its origins to 1817 where in London, Percival Norton Johnson, set up a business as a gold assayer. George Matthey joined the business in 1851 and the company became Johnson Matthey Contents : Foreword; Introduction - The approach of War. Chapter 1. the Directors and the Organisation 1939-1945 2. The impact of the War 3. Platinum 1939-1945 4. Bullion 1939-1945 5. Assaying and Analysis 6. Liquid Gold and Ceramics 7. Wembley : Research and Radium Part 1 Researcg Part 2 Radium 8. Chemicals and Base metals 1939-1945 9. The evolution of Mechanical Production 10. The development of a sales organisation 11. The Branches 1939-1945 12. Administration. Postscript. Index. Book - in Near Fine [better than Very Good] blue boards with silver lettering - some bumping to the corners. Contents, clean, bright and tightly bound. A Scarce Title. ***SEE 6975 FOR Percival Norton Johnson : The Biography Of A Pioneer Metallurgist***. Size: 13 inches tall by 8 inches. 164 large pages & 17 page index. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Science & Technology. Inventory No: 6974. (Book ref. 6974) £75.00
THE HUTCHINSON DICTIONARY OF SCIENTIFIC BIOGRAPHY
Helicon 1994 S/back reprint VG some browning to pages creasing to cover pp 10 x 7.5 1660g This is an authoritative and accessible guide to the lives, labours, and achievements of the men and women who have shaped the world of science. More than 1,200 biographies. Due to the weight of this book there will be additional postage costs. (Book ref. 27411) £14.00
James Herriot; The Life of a Country Vet
Headline repr 1997 F book VG dj hardback illus ISBN: 0747219753 (Book ref. 51263) £5.00
Footprints in the Snow. How Science Helped Turn Tragedy to Triumph
Macmillan repr 2000 F book VG dj hardback illus ISBN: 0333780523 (Book ref. 46017) £5.00
From Apes to Warlords; the autobiography (1904-1946)
Hamish Hamilton 1st ed 1st printg 1978 VG book G dj hardback illus ISBN: 0241896592 (Book ref. 44495) £5.00
One Man's Meat
Faber and Faber 1st ed 1st printg 1962 VG book G dj hardback ISBN: (Book ref. 43991) £5.00
Clock This; My Life as an Inventor
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Delia Smith the Biography
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Inside Intel. How Andy Grove Built the World's Most Successful Chip Company
HarperCollins 1st ed 1st printg 1997 F book F dj hardback ISBN: 0002557770 (Book ref. 38245) £5.00
Vets Might Fly
Book Club Assocs 1977 VG book VG dj hardback ISBN: (Book ref. 18534) £5.00
Apes, Angels & Victorians; a joint biography of Darwin and Huxley
RU 1956 VG book No dj hardback ISBN: (Book ref. 18458) £5.00
Reid's Heirs; a biography of James Simms Wilson - optical instrum ent maker
Merlin Books, Devon 1st ed 1st printg 1990 F book F dj hardback ISBN: 0863034950 (Book ref. 17833) £5.00
The Mercurial Chemist. A Life of Sir Humphrey Davy.
London. Methuen. 1st edition. 1963. Hardback. 8vo. Pp.,xvi,264. 8 plates. Publishers red cloth, gilt. Book in VG, clean condition, with all pages clean and unmarked, and in a solid binding with covers free of edge rub. The unclipped D.w. is Vg, with some very light edge scuff, and in a removable protective sleeve. We specialise in History of Science and in Scholarly Books. . . **. Business Est. 1970. (Book ref. 9198) £18.00
Lamarck the Mythical Precursor. A Study of the Relations between Science and Ideology. ( ISBN 026202179X ).
MIT pres, London and Cambridge, Mass. 1st English landuage edition. 1982. Hardback. 8vo. Pp.,xv,174. Publishers grey cloth, titled in white. From our reserve stock. A New book, near enough Mint, in like D.w. We specialise in History of Science and in Scholarly Books. . . **. Business Est. 1970. (Book ref. 9179) £22.00
ERASMUS DARWIN; 1731-1802.
London. Macmillan. 1st, (first), Edition. 1963. Hardback. 8vo. Pp.,viii,183. Portrait frontis and map. Publishers blue cloth, gilt. Book clean and tight, in extra Fine condition. Unclipped D.w. has some very slight edge ruffle, and is V.G. (Book was taken into stock New, and has been in store). - .##. - A review of the life of a great polymath; a noted physician, poet and inventor. Grandfather of Charles Darwin. - .##. - We specialise in History of Science and Scholarly Books.. . . **. Business Est. 1970. (Book ref. 947) £14.85
Robert Pateson: Scientific Philosopher. The Life and Work of an Early Photographer.
Harris Museum, 2004. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 1871575249 96 pages. Landscape format.Many sepia photographs. (Book ref. 12498) £22.00
LIVES & LEGACIES. An Encyclopedia of People Who Changed the World.
Fitzroy Dearborn, 1999. 4to, 244pp, index, illus. Glazed boards, VG. (Book ref. 12532) £30.00
EXTREME MEASURES. The Dark Visions and Bright Ideas of Francis Galton.
Bloomsbury, 2004. 8vo, 298pp. Fine in fine dw. (Book ref. 10545) £8.00
Footprints in the Snow: How Science Heped Turn Tragedy into Triumph
London: Pan Books, 2001. First Edition Paper Back. Paper Back. Good Plus. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall (Book ref. 27649) £4.00