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image of Structural Fabric in Deep Sea Drilling Project Cores from Forearcs (Identified on cover as: Structural Fabrics in Deep Sea Drilling Project Cores from Forearcs.)

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Boulder: Geological Society of America [0-8137-1166-5] 1986. (4to) 160pp. Near fine, no dust jacket. Photographs, graphs, charts, tables, references. A previous owner's name on the front endpaper. Book about Deep Sea Drilling Project. Identified on cover as: Structural Fabrics in Deep Sea Drilling Project Cores from Forearcs. (Applied Science, Geology, Science--Marine).
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£41.24
image of Seepage, Drainage, and Flow Nets (Publisher series: Wiley Professional Paperback Series.)

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New York: John Wiley & Sons 978-0-471-18053-1 [978-0-471-18053-1] 1989, 3rd edition. (Trade paperback) 465pp. Fine. Graphs, tables, photographs, references, indices. A note from the publisher: "This book has been electronically reproduced from digital information stored at John Wiley & Sons....The content of the book is identical to previous printings". Publisher series: Wiley Professional… Read more
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image of Mafic Dyke Swarms; A Collection of Papers Based on the Proceedings of an International Conference Held at Erindale College, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, June 4 to 7, 1985 (Publisher series: Geological Association of Canada Special Paper.)

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Ottawa: Geological Association of Canada [0-919216-33-1] 1987. (4to) 503pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Loose fold-out map laid in. Tables, graphs, photographs, illustrations, maps, index. There is a previous owner's name on the front free endpaper and the dust jacket is lightly edgeworn. "This volume is based on the proceedings of an… Read more
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Comet

by Sagan, Carl (With Ann Druyan.)

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9780394549088
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New York: Random House [0-394-54908-2] 1985. (4to) 398pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Illustrated endpapers, black and white and color photographs and illustrations, appendices, bibliography, index. Lightly edgeworn and there is a tiny closed tear to the back panel of the dust jacket. "This spectacular book by Carl Sagan, Pulitzer… Read more
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A Short History of Time

by Holford-Strevens, Leofranc

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London: Folio Society 2007. (Hardcover in slipcase) 137pp. Fine, no dust jacket. Light blue cloth with gilt and black decorations in fine dark blue slipcase. Black and white and color photographs and illustrations, diagrams, tables, graphs, maps, appendices, further reading, glossary, index. "No pretence to greater wisdom is made in this book; whether time… Read more
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The Galileo Affair; A Documentary History

by Finocchiaro, Maurice A. (Edited with introduction and notes by Maurice A. Finocchiaro.)

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9780520066625
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Berkeley: University of California Press [0-520-06662-6] 1989. (Trade paperback) 382pp. Very good. Appendix, chronology, glossary, bibliography, notes, index. The front cover is lightly creased and worn around the corners and the back cover is soiled and scuffed where a price sticker has been removed, and there is minor underlining in pencil and some dog-eared pages.… Read more
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New York: St. Martin's Press [0-312-80680-9] 1985. (Hardcover) 247pp. Fine in near fine dust jacket. Photographs, illustrations, plans, bibliography, index. "With clarity and perception, to Engineer is Human explains how dramatic engineering failures can occur even in an age of computer-aided design, just as they have occurred throughout the history of manmade structures". Book… Read more
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The Microtomist's Vade-Mecum (Bolles Lee); A Handbook of the Methods of Animal and Plant Microscopic Anatomy

by Lee, Bolles (editor) (Edited by J. Bronte Gatenby; Theophilus S. Painter.)

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London: J. & A. Churchill 1937. (Hardcover) 784pp. Very good plus, no dust jacket. Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering on the spine. Appendices, tables, index, advertisements. The top and bottom of the spine and corners are lightly worn, there is a previous owner's name and stamps on the front endpapers and title page. … Read more
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Surveying; Theory and Practice

by Davis, Raymond E. (With Francis S. Foote & Joe W. Kelly.)

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New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company 1966, 5th edition. (Hardcover) 1096pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Tables, diagrams, plans, photographs, illustrations, maps, appendices, index. The dust jacket is rubbed and edgeworn with some creasing and small chips to the inner flap and there is residue and paper on the front fixed endpaper where the… Read more
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New York: Harper & Brothers 1961. (Hardcover) 318pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Illustrations, photographs, tables, diagrams, index. The covers are a little faded at the top and bottom edges and there is a previous owner's stamp on the front free endpaper. "Until now the history of man's attempts to foretell the… Read more
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New York: HarperOne 978-0-06-250595-8 [978-0-06-250595-8] 1989. (Trade paperback) 348pp. Very good plus. Chronology, illustrations, notes, index. "How the scientific revolution sanctioned the exploitation of nature, commercial expansion, and the subjugation of women". (Science, Capitalism, Ecology, Natural History, Science, Technology, Women, Women's Studies).
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Brief Candle in the Dark; My Life in Science

by Dawkins, Richard (Biography of Richard Dawkins.)

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9780062288431
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New York: Ecco 978-0-06-228843-1 [978-0-06-228843-1] 2015, 1st U.S. Edition. (Hardcover) 455pp. Near fine in fine dust jacket. Black and white and color photographs and illustrations, diagrams, notes, index. "In this hugely entertaining sequel to the New York Times bestselling memoir an Appetite for Wonder, Richard Dawkins delves deeply into his bravura intellectual life spent… Read more
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image of Biological Stains; A Handbook on the Nature and Uses of the Dyes Employed in the Biological Laboratory

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Geneva: Biotech Publications 1940. (Hardcover) 308pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering to the cover and spine. Illustrations, tables, appendices, bibliography, index. Lightly edgeworn and there is a previous owner's name and stamp on the front endpaper. "Although the new material added is not great, the book has, nevertheless,… Read more
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Altered Fates; Gene Therapy and the Retooling of Human Life

by Lyon, Jeff (With Peter Gorner.)

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9780393035964
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New York: W.W. Norton & Company [0-393-03596-4] 1995. (Hardcover) 636pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Notes, index. "As gripping as a novel, this tale of science, medicine, politics, and the jealousies, passions, and dedication of the human heart is certain to be recognized as one of the major nonfiction works of the… Read more
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The Acceleration of History

by Piel, Gerard

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9780394473123
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf [0-394-47312-4] 1972. (Hardcover) 369pp. Near fine in fine dust jacket. Top edge stained red, graphs, illustrations. A previous owner's stamp inside. "Demolishing the contemporary folklore of the laboratory, of the machine, and of economics, Gerard Piel asserts the responsibility of each citizen for the uses to which society puts… Read more
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Atom; Journey Across the Subatomic Cosmos

by Asimov, Isaac (Illustrations by D.F. Bach.)

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New York: Truman Talley Books 1991. (Hardcover) 319pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Illustrations, diagrams, index. There are two minor closed tears to the edge of the dust jacket. "Quite possibly Asimov's finest nonfiction book, Atom is composed of a series of beautifully structured building blocks of knowledge. It begins… Read more
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Boulder: Shambhala [0-87773-238-8] 1982. (Trade paperback) 301pp. Very good plus. Diagrams, notes, index. The covers are slightly faded and creased and there is a previous owner's name inside. "Prominent sicentists and thinkers present in lay language the leading edge of scientific theory, which demonstrates a remarkable similarity to the great mystical traditions of East… Read more
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Isaac Asimov's Book of Facts

by Asimov, Isaac

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9780448157764
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New York: Grosset & Dunlap [0-448-15776-4] 1979, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 504pp. Very good in very good plus dust jacket. "Within the pages of Isaac Asimov's Book of Facts are many hours of entertaining and informative reading - little-known facts that will make you exclaim, time and again, 'I didn't know that!'". (Science,… Read more
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Future Man

by Stableford, Brian

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9780246123169
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London: Granada [0-246-12316-8] 1984. (4to) 192pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Black and white and color photographs and illustrations, diagrams, index. The top of the spine is bumped. "Are we still Homo sapiens, or has the human race already started to evolve into a new species? In Future Man Brian… Read more
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New York: Vintage Books 978-0-375-71391-3 [978-0-375-71391-3] 2002. (Trade paperback) 301pp. Very good plus. The top of the spine has a tiny closed tear and there is a previous owner's name inside. "For the past decade change seemed to happen overnight, every night. Fueled by the exponential rise of technology, the digital revolution was difficult… Read more
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