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Electrical Variable Speed Drives

By: Bush, KG

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Oxford, Wiley-Blackwell: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018697

ISBN: 0632022264

Condition: Very Good


vi + 138pp, index, glossary, appendix, illustrations. Blue boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. View more info

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Always Another Dawn: The Story of a Rocket Test Pilot

By: Crossfield, A Scott / with Clay Blair, Jr

Price: £36.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030610

Condition: Very Good


421pp, index, chronology, black and white plates. Red boards, design to front boards, general ageing mainly to edges, a VG copy in a Good+ (slight fading to spine, edge chips with small loss, not price-clipped) dustwrapper. Includes the author's involvement with the design and flight of the X-15. View more info

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Die Deutschen Raketenflugzeuge, 1935 - 1945. Die Entwicklung einer umwälzenden Technik

By: Dressel, Joachim / Griehl, Manfred

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Stuttgart, Motorbuch Verlag: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019274

ISBN: 3613012766

Condition: Very Good


200pp, illustrated throughout with black and white photographs, drawings. Laminated pictorial boards, light wear only, slight spine fading, a VG clean tight copy. German text only. The development of German Rocket Planes. View more info

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The Literary Animal: Evolution and the Nature of Narrative

By: Edited By Jonathan Gottschall and David Sloan Wilson / Forewords By EO Wilson and Frederick Crews

Price: £54.00

Publisher: USA, Northwestern University Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022231

ISBN: 0810122863

Condition: Very Good


xxvi + 305pp, works cited, chapter notes, a collection of 14 essays. Green boards, silver titling, light wear and ageing only, a VG copy. View more info

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In Vitro Fertilization. Second Edition

By: Elder, Kay / Dale, Brian

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Cambridge, CUP: 2000

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: R14958

ISBN: 0521778638

Condition: Very Good


xii + 310pp, index, illustrated. Card covers, VG tight copy. This new edition distils a wealth of practical and scientific detail for the benefit of all IVF practitioners. View more info

Image for Engines 1900-02: Articles from Issues of  American Machinist Magazine Published from 1900 Through 1902 Revealing the Design, Construction and Repair of Engines

Engines 1900-02: Articles from Issues of American Machinist Magazine Published from 1900 Through 1902 Revealing the Design, Construction and Repair of Engines

By: Engineering Magazine

Price: £10.80

Publisher: USA, Lindsay Publications Inc.: 2002

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 021354

ISBN: 1559182814

Condition: Very Good


96pp, illustrated with photographs and drawings throughout. Large format softback, slight creasing to upper front corner otherwise light wear only, a VG copy. Interesting mix of technical articles with fascinating period illustrations. View more info

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The Human Touch: Our Part in the Creation of a Universe

By: Frayn, Michael

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 020959

ISBN: 0571232175

Condition: Very Good


505pp, index, notes, not illustrated. Blue boards, general light browning to pages, very slight foxing to edges, overall a VG copy in (small nick to spine head, not price-clipped, to be supplied in a removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. This is the 3rd impression of the 2006 first edition. Flat signed by the author on the title page. View more info

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Thus Spoke Galileo: The Great Scientist's Ideas and Their Relevance to the Present Day

By: Galileo Galilei / Frova, Andrea / Marenzana, Mariapiera / Translated By Jim McManus in Collaboration with the Authors

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Oxford, OUP: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017756

ISBN: 0198566255

Condition: Very Good


xx + 493pp, index, main texts and additional reading, illustrations. Black boards, 4 pages uncut otherwise a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. View more info

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A Practical Treatise for Boilermakers

By: Haddon, IJ / Haddon, H (Practical Boilermakers)

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Cardiff, IJ & H Haddon: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030432

Condition: Very Good


A Practical Treatise for Boilermakers Consisting of Geometry, Development of Cylinders, Cones and Other Figures; Template Making, the Manipulation of Plates and Bars, Tables of Diameters, and Circumferences, and Many Notes, Rules and Formulae Necessary to Those Engaged in the Trades Embraced in the Term 'Boilermaking'. vii + 283pp, index, tables, charts, drawings, formulae. Mauve boards, a few minor marks, gilt titling, slight bumping, 1 corner rubbed, general ageing, overall a VG copy. View more info

Image for Sparks and Flames: Ignition in Engines - An Historical Approach

Sparks and Flames: Ignition in Engines - An Historical Approach

By: MacKeand, Crawford

Price: £16.20

Publisher: USA, Tyndar Press, US: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021419

ISBN: 0965906647

Condition: Very Good


viii +168pp, index, bibliography, illustrations. Softback, light wear only, a VG copy. The story of gas engine technology. View more info

Image for The Pupil Teacher: A Monthly Educational Journal for Pupil, Teachers and Assistant Masters. 12 Issues January - December 1878. BOUND WITH: Papers for Teachers and Students 1883: A Monthly Guide for Pupil Teachers, Students in Training.....

The Pupil Teacher: A Monthly Educational Journal for Pupil, Teachers and Assistant Masters. 12 Issues January - December 1878. BOUND WITH: Papers for Teachers and Students 1883: A Monthly Guide for Pupil Teachers, Students in Training.....

By: Major, H (Editor)

Price: £36.00

Publisher: London, Moffatt and Paige: 1878

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022295

Condition: Good


2 books bounds in one. 'The Pupil Teacher', 12 issues Jan - Dec 1878 together with 'Papers for Teachers and Students 1883'. Both published by Moffatt and Paige. Contents cover articles and advice, together with questions and answers on a whole range of subjects - history, science, geography, mathematics etc.. Fascinating period work. Plain brown boards, a few rubs and marks, backstrip split slightly to leading edge over perhaps 2 inches but quite secure. Front endpaper largely removed, front hinge slightly weakened but secure, light ageing to contents, overall a Good tight copy. View more info

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Linear Perspective: Or, a New Method of Representing Justly All Manner of Objects as They Appear to the Eye in All Situations. A Work Necessary for Painters, Architects, Etc., To Judge of, and Regulate Designs By.

By: Taylor, Brook

Price: £2,250.00

Publisher: London, R Knaplock: 1715

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019721

Condition: Good


42pp + 2pp list of books printed for R Knaplock + 18 plates. Half-leather calf over marbled boards, edge rubs, some leather loss to spine head/base and a section lifting near the head. Gilt on black spine title label, small edge losses to same. Binding is fragile, rear board attached over its full length, front board weak and attached over only perhaps one quarter of its length. Engraving headpiece to first page. General foxing to contents, some marks, small hole to 1 page, staining to final plates, overall a Good tight copy of the first edition of this important work. Extremely scarce. View more info

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Small Worlds: The Dynamics of Networks between Order and Randomness (Princeton Studies in Complexities)

By: Watts, Duncan J.

Price: £6.30

Publisher: USA, Princeton University Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020950

ISBN: 0691050139

Condition: Very Good


xv + 262pp, index, bibliography, notes, charts, data tables, graphs. Softback, light wear only, a VG copy. View more info