THE GREAT SCIENTISTS From Euclid to Stephen Hawking
Arcturus, 2010 Later Edition. Book Condition: Near Fine Condition. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Size: 10" x 7.5" approx. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1.25 kilos. Category: Science & Technology; Biography & Autobiography. ISBN: 1848376065. ISBN/EAN: 978-1-84837-606-9. Inventory No: 0035067. (Book ref. 0035067) £4.80
The Sky's the Limit: The Story of Bristol Philanthropist, John James 1906-1996
John James Bristol Foundation, 2001 First Edition. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. All books held by me, for immediate despatch. Packed weight 580g Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 750 grams. Category: Bristol; ISBN: 0954131606. Inventory No: 0025183. (Book ref. 0025183) £10.00
INDIRA GANDHI Statesmen, scholars, Scientists and Friends Remember
Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust , 1985 First Edition. Binding: Hardcover (Original Cloth). Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket. Moderate soiling and staining to boards and spine. In stock, for immediate despatch. Enquiries answered promptly. Packed weight 2000g Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.25 -2 kilos. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 0023781. (Book ref. 0023781) £60.00
Strewth So Help Me God: A Tale Told in Twilight
Dr R Wright, 1994 First Edition. Book Condition: Very Good. All books held by me, for immediate despatch. Packed weight 420g Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1.25 kilos. Category: Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0952353407. Inventory No: 0023001. (Book ref. 0023001) £6.00
Meade: Victor of Gettysburg
Brassey's US, 2003 Facsimile. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. All books held by me, for immediate despatch. Packed weight 340g Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1.25 kilos. Category: History; ISBN: 1574884182. Inventory No: 0022824. (Book ref. 0022824) £5.00
Good Women of China, The: Hidden Voices
Chatto & Windus, 2002 Reprint. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. All books held by me, for immediate despatch. Packed weight 500g Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1.25 kilos. Category: Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0701173459. Inventory No: 0022061. (Book ref. 0022061) £4.00
CURIOSITIES FOR THE INGENIOUS: Selected From The most Authentic Treasures of Nature, Science and Art, Biography, History, and General Literature.
Printed for Thomas Boys 1822. 2nd Ed. with Improvements. 12mo. 192pp. 12 plates. Prelims. chipped with marginal loss affecting frontis. and t.p., some light browning, rebound in paper backed boards with title label to spine. US$94 (Book ref. 210453) £60.00
JOHN M. BROOKE - NAVAL SCIENTIST AND EDUCATOR
(University Press of Virginia 1980) 8vo xvi, 372pp. bw ills. VG/VG (Book ref. 3716) £10.00
Astronomer By Chance
London: Macmillan London Ltd, 1991. First British Edition. Blue Cloth. Very Good Plus. iv 380 pp illustrated by 20 b/w photographs; glossary, index. Sir Bernard Lovell realized that radar had potential beyond military use, and he was one of the pioneers of radio astronomy. Until his retirement in 1981, he was Professor of Radio Astronomy at Manchester University, and Director of the Nuffield Radio Laboratories, Jodrell Bank. The book has two blemishes: the pages have browned noticeably, and a date has been written in ink on the front free endpaper. In other respects, it is in fine condition. The price-clipped dust-wrapper is free from tears but lightly rubbed on the back. This is a very nice copy. (Book ref. 008520) £9.00
Lionel Edwards: Master of the Sporting Science
Great Britain: The Sportsman's Press, 1986. Second Impression. Brown Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 0948253088 127 pp. 1986. Second impression. 4to. A very good, clean tight copy in like wrapper. The text supported by numerous reproductions of the sporting artist's work in colour and black and white. The head and tail of the spine and a couple of corners a little bumped. One other corner bumped. Neat ink name inscription to the head of the front endpaper. The wrapper has not been price-clipped. Light creasing to the head of the spine of the wrapper and to a couple of corners of the wrapper. A very good, clean, tight copy. (Book ref. 228048) £24.50
Heroes of Britain in Peace and War
UK: Cassel and Company, 1898. Hard Cover. Fair/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall not dated c1898 Octavo, red cloth boards are marked, Hard Cover. unknown edition Binding firm. Text clean. good/good dustwrapper. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. previously read. pages age toned. 328 pp, well illust. Frontis portraits of Granville Sharp, Macaulay, Wilberforce, Buxton, Clarkson. Includes chapters on The Slave Trade, Colliers and Collieries, Life Boat Heroes, Heroes of the Victoria Cross - Crimea, and Early Arctic Heroes. etc. Worn extrems. Light marks to boards. Darkened edges. 1.4 kg. Heavy title - will require additional postage to matrix. (Book ref. 002191) £22.00
LATITUDE & The Magnetic Earth.
Cambridge. Icon Books. 2002. Hardback. 249 pages. B.w. illustrations. Fine in black boards with silver lettering to spine, in a fine d.w. Unread book from new stock. William Gilbert (1544-1603) was royal physician to Queen Elizabeth I and the most distinguished man of science to emerge from her reign. He is the inventor of the term 'electricity', the father of electrical studies, the creator of modern magnetic science and - most famously - the discoverer of the Earth's magnetic nature. ISBN: 1-84046-290-6. (Book ref. 2894) £7.95
London. Constable. 2002. Ist UK edn. Hardback. 326 pages. B.w. illustrations. Maps. Fine in brown boards with gilt lettering to spine, in a v.g. d.w. with closed tear neatly repaired. Unread book from new stock. The story of the amateur naturalist who created a scientific revolution and changed the world. ISBN: 1-84119-567-7. (Book ref. 2787) £5.50
Louis Pasteur and microbiology.
London, Priory Press, 1974. 1st edition. Pioneers of Science and Discovery series. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper, not priceclipped. (Book ref. 704) £6.00
Dan Dare, Pilot of the Future: a biography.
London, Orion Books, 2010. 1st edition. Introduced by Terry Jones. Tells the story of Dan Dare and the Eagle, with many illustrations in colour and a bibliography. Colour illustrations on the front and rear endpapers. Fine condition in a fine unclipped dustwrapper. (Book ref. 815) £15.00
Isaac Newton: an illustrated life of Sir Isaac Newton, 1642-1727.
Princes Risborough, Shire Publications, 1976. Lifelines series, no. 41. Paperback in very good condition. (Book ref. 337) £5.00
Benjamin Franklin and static electricity.
London, Belitha Press, 1995. 1st edition. Science Discoveries series. Slim hardback, 9 1/2" by 8". Fine condition in illustrated boards. (Book ref. 824) £5.00
How to Win the Nobel Prize : An Unexpected Life in Science
Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 2003. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0674008804 No previous ownership marks, x + 271 pages, 35 illustrations, index; a lucid explanation of how science has been harnessed to fight the human afflictions of cancer and infectious disease; Nobel Prize winner Bishop's perspective will be valued by anyone interested in biomedical research and the battle against cancer. (Book ref. 6766) £7.25
London: George Allen & Unwin, 1973. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Green cloth, gilt lettering to spine, colour frontis portrait, 269 pages, b/w illustrations, index; no previous ownership marks, unclipped dustjacket. In this second volume of memoirs, Sir Julian Huxley takes up the story with his appointment as first Director-General of Unesco. Among the notable journeys he describes are the world tour he made after being awarded the Kalinga prize for promoting the spread of scientific knowledge, and some of his many visits to Africa. (Book ref. 6665) £7.25
Dr.Jenner of Berkeley
London: Heinemann, 1959. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Red cloth, viii + 288 pages, 10 b/w illustrations of prints and caricatures of the period, list of sources, index; no previous owner markings, dustjacket wear to edges. The world owes a great deal to a quiet and obstinate country doctor of Gloucestershire, who, over 200 years ago, insisted upon the highly-suspected practice of vaccination. Absorbing biography of a brilliant man; the author has also provided a richly informed background of 18th century England. (Book ref. 6517) £8.50