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THE BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF SCIENTISTS BIOLOGISTS

By: Abbott, David. [edItor]

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Blond Educational.: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BB562

ISBN: 0-584-70001-6

Condition: Fine


182pp, This book is a clear reference guide to the development of knowledge in biology.The information in the main text is presented through alphabetical arrangment of some 200 biopgraphies.Glossary 141-157pp. A nice fresh copy, top spine edge a little bumped. View more info

ASPHALTS AND ALLIED SUBSTANCES,

By: Abraham, Herbert,

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Crosby, Lockwood and Son, London, 1929,: 1929

Edition: 3rd edition

Seller ID: B825

Condition: V.g.


rewritten, xviii, 891pp., index, 253 illustrations, 60 tables, original blue cloth, gilt lettering, fine condition except ex-libris marks/ stamps. The occurrence, modes of the production, uses in the arts and methods of testing. View more info

THE PROSPECTOR'S HANDBOOK a guide for the prospector and traveller in search of metal-bearing or other valuable Minerals

By: Anderson, J.W.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Crosby Lockwood & Son: 1911

Edition: 13th edition

Seller ID: TS465

Condition: Fine


xii, 198pp, A fine copy in the original brown cloth with gilt illus. and titles. No sunning or wear. Neat owners stamp. A geology for finding ores and minerals.70 txt figures. Lacking one page of ads at the rear.Originally pub. 1885. A very clean and attractive copy. View more info

A PATHFINDER

By: Anon.,

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, The Press Scrap Book: 1910

Seller ID: B917

Condition: Fine


143pp, frontis.portrait of Acheson, octavo, orig. boards, gilt, fine condition. Printed on laid wove paper. The first in a series of educational , biographical sketches of eminent inventors, this is a biography of Edward G. Acheson. View more info

ELEMENTS OF PHYSICS OR NATURAL PHILOSOPHY

By: Arnott, Neil.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Company,: 1882

Edition: Seventh Edition

Seller ID: BB603

Condition: V. G.


xix, 880pp. Frontispiece. Table of Contents from vii-xix. Edited by Alexander Bain and Alfred Swaine Taylor. Title page loose. Top edge brown. View more info

SCIENTIST IN RUSSIA

By: Ashby, Eric

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Pelican Books: 1947

Edition: 1st Pelican Edition

Seller ID: Z053

Condition: Fine


216pp [A186]. No inscriptions or fading. View more info

GREAT FACTS A Popular History and Description of the Most Remarkable Inventions During the Prese

By: Bakewell, Frederick C.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Company: 1860

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: P140

Condition: Fine


307,[iv]pp. Frontis plate of the "Great Eastern". A popular science book of the mid-nineteenth century with chapters of the latest inventions including chapters on Steam Navigation, The Air Engine, Photography, Gas Lighting, The Stereoscope, The Magic Disc,Electro Magnetic Clocks etc. etc. Original patterned cloth with attractive blind-stamped bordersand gilt decorated spine. A love unworn copy. No marks or wear. View more info

IN THE HIGH HEAVENS

By: Ball, Sir Robert S.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Sir Issac Pitman and Sons Limited: 1906

Edition: New and Revised Edition

Seller ID: TS399

Condition: Fine


Seventh thousand.x 383pp. Blue buckram, gilt. Illustrated throughout. A nice copy. View more info

STAR-LAND: Being Talks with Young People about the Wonders of the Heavens

By: Ball, Sir Robert Stawell

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Company, Limited: 1890

Edition: Tenth thousand

Seller ID: TT135

Condition: Fine


xii, 376, [xvi pub. cat. dated 8.90] pp. Frontis. portrait of the author and 92 text figures.Blue cloth, gilt. The author was Lowndean Professor of Astronomy in the University of Cambridge. No fading. Gift inscription dated 1895 to the end-paper. View more info

Canyon Country Geology for the Layman and Rockhound

By: Barnes, F.A.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Tucson, Arizona, U.S.A., Treasure Chest Pubns: 1978

Edition: 1st paperback edition

Seller ID: Z020

ISBN: 0915272172

Condition: Fine


160pp. Pictorial card wrappers. View more info

THE MICROSCOPE The British Journal of Microscopy and Photomicrography May 1938 Vol. II No 4

By: Barron, Arthur L.E.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Arthur Barron Ltd.: 1938

Edition: Original Edition

Seller ID: Pa410

Condition: Fine


85-112pp.vi pp adverts. Blue card covers. Nice illus. adverts. A scarce publication. The British Journal of Microscophy and Photomicrography was first published in August 1937 until 1982. We have several early issues for sale. Please email. View more info

THEORIES OF EVERYTHING: The Quest for Ultimate Explanation

By: Barrow, John D.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, QPD/ OUP: 1991

Edition: re-issue

Seller ID: T092

Condition: V.g.


223pp. Blue card wrappers View more info

OBSERVATIONS ON THE NATURE OF DEMONSTRATIVE EVIDENCE WITH AN EXPLANATION OF CERTAIN DIFFICULTIESOCCURING IN THE ELEMENTS OF LANGUAGE

By: Beddoes, Thomas

Price: £1,300.00

Publisher: London, J.Johnson 72 St Paul's Church Yard: 1793

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: TS130

Condition: Fine


xii, 130pp; 131-172pp [errata at foot of p172] ; Appendix I. The Dutch etymologists. On the system of the Greek language proposed by Schultens, Hemsterhuis, their disciples, and by Lord Monboddo -- II. Mr. Tooke's discoveries. On the spirit and tendency of the doctrines of the epea pteroenta, and on the merit of the author as a discoverer. Some text in Greek and Latin. Half-calf contemporary binding with marbled boards, five raised bands with gilt dec. and a black moro... View more info

CONSIDERATIONS ON THE MEDICAL USE, AND ON THE FACTITIOUS AIRS PARTS 1-5

By: Beddoes, Thomas ; Watt, James

Price: £4,350.00

Publisher: London, J.Johnson, St Paul's Yard: 1796

Edition: third edition

Seller ID: TS166

Condition: Fine


A collection of Important books. Printed by Bulgin and Rosser, Bristol. CONSIDERATIONS ON THE MEDICAL USE, AND ON THE FACTITIOUS AIRS PARTS 1 and 2 Third edition Corrected and Enlarged 1796 : PART I. 1-8pp [p7/8 third ed. advert]; 9-23 [preface the second edition] 9-179pp.[3rd edition 1796] By Thomas Beddoes, M.D. PART II. By James Watt, engineer p181-222 [p180 blank]. Also bound in extra p9/10 mis-bound in from Part 1 with a large pencil X across the text!. Addenda 1-8 ... View more info

FAMOUS PROBLEMS OF ELEMENTARY GEOMENTRY.

By: Beman,Wooster Woodruff and Smtih, David Eugene.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Ginn & Company: 1897

Edition: Reprint of First Edition

Seller ID: BB604

Condition: Fine


ix, 86pp.Advertisements from 81-86pp. An authorized translation of F, Klein's, on the duplication of the cube, the trisection of an angle,and the quadrature of the circle. A nice copy. View more info

THE BEGINNING AND THE END

By: Berdyaev, Nicolas

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Geoffrey Bles: 1952

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: Z171

Condition: Fine


xi, 256pp. Red cloth, black titles fine. D.j. spine darkened a little. Red borders to the cover and spine. View more info

ELEMENTS OF NATURAL PHILOSOPHY

By: Bird, Golding

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, John Churchill:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: E237

Condition: Very Good


xxiv, 407pp, elements of natural philosophy, being and experimental introduction to the study of the physical sciences, illustrations throughout. Skilfully re-backed with new end-papers View more info

THE DOCTOR AT HOME AND NURSES GUIDE,

By: Black, George,

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co., Ltd,: 1930

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: B714

Condition: V.g.


ND c1930, 512pp., octavo, original olive cloth, black lettering, fine, edges a little foxed. A typical example of a between the wars home medicine book. View more info

THE DECIMAL SYSTEM In Numbers, Coke, and Accounts Especially With Reference To The Decimalisation Of The Currency And Accountancy Of The United Kingdom. Illustrated With One Hundred And Twenty Engravings Of Coins, Ancient And Modern

By: Bowring LL.D, Sir John

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Nathanielo Cooke: 1854

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: Pa469

Condition: Fine


errata pp, 245pp. Frontis. portrait of Bowring. 7 portraits, 16 plates of coins. several text illus. Gilt and blind stamped binding.Trifle rubbed to the head of the spine. An attractive copy. View more info

FERGUSON'S ASTRONOMY Explained upon Sir Isaac Newton's Principles. With Notes and Supplementary Chapters

By: Brewster, David

Price: £135.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Bell & Bradfute: 1811

Edition: New and enlarged edition

Seller ID: TS499

Condition: V.g.


xi [i], 491pp; vii, 509pp. 2 volume set lacking the quarto third volume of plates as usual. Re-bound in simple quarter calf with green cloth boards. Originally pub. in 1756 this eleventh edition was enlarf=ged by the editor to update Ferguson's work with eleven extra chapters with the new knowledge gained since Ferguson published his book thirty years earlier. View more info