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FROM MICROPHONE TO EAR: Modern Sound-recording and Reproduction Technique
Slot, G.
Philips Technical Library Netherlands 1965 4th [revised] Edition
 Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong] ix, + 260pp., unpaginaed, b/w half-tone plates, intext diagrams and graphs throughout. Book mildly cocked and bumped on foredge corners, plus head of backstrip. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Art-illustrated , loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn, minor nips and abraded edges. "This book offers a complete survey of the technique of sound recording and reproduction, discussing the entire chain from microphone to loudspeaker . . . " Translated from the Dutch by E.Harker. Contents, 13 chapters, sub-chaptered, include; Foreword, From tinfoil to steroephony, Hertz to gramophone, Sound to record, Pick-ups-principles, Ditto characteristics, Needle and record, Record players/changers, Amplifiers, Loudspeakers, Hi-Fidelity, Magnetic tape recordings, Technology as servant, Appendix, Index. Book weight approx. 490g.   Good+
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 001963  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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WELLS AND SEPTIC SYSTEMS
Alth, Max and Charlotte [revised by S. Blackwell Duncan]
ISBN: 0830621369
TAB Books Blue Ridge Summit, PA, U.S.A. 1992 2nd Edition, 2nd. Imp.
 Card Softcover ix+262pp. Intext, instructional, demonstrative, b/white line-drawings, graphs and tables throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper lightly bumped on foredge corners, otherwise v/good. Revised and updated by S. Blackwell Duncan, this volume contains all the information needed to build a well or septic system yourself...Contents, in 'Parts', include:Intro., 1/ Septic Systems-how septic tanks work, Percolation Test, Tank Selection, Construction, Piping, Planning, Installing. 2/ Water Wells- Groundwater, Quality, Finding Water, Before you dig, Driving wells, ditto Bored, Jetted, Dug, Drilled, Screens, Packing, Completing, Water Treatment, Pumping, Glossary, Index. NOTE: Written for American consumers; Statute requirements may vary in other countries...Book weight approx. 600gms.   Very Good +,
Price: 14.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 002150  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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POLICY FOR GEOMETRIC DESIGN OF TWO LANE RURAL ROADS
[None noted]
National Association of Australian State Road Authorities Australia 1967 3rd Edition
 Softcover vii, + 72pp., intext graphs, diagrams and formulae throughout. Book square, spine firm. Errata slip tipped-in [p.25], former owner's name on title page, else leaves clean. Printed limp wrapper noticeably insect damaged and fingermarked, short closed tear on rear, nominal corner damage. First published 1955, Minor revision 1961. This 3rd. Edition is an interim, with a larger, revised edition proposed . . . Beginning in 1947, the association set about investigating aspects of design concerning safety and passage of vehicles on two lane rural roads . . . Contents, sub-chaptered, include: Prelims., Factors influencing geometric design, Speed as a basis for design, Width of pavement and shoulders, Crossfall, Sight distance, Horizontal alignment, Vertical curves, Grade, Appendices. Book weight approx. 110g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Fair +
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002177  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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WHY DIDN’T I THINK OF THAT? Bizarre Origins of Ingenious Inventions We Couldn’t Live Without
Allyn Freeman and Bob Golden
ISBN: 0471165115
John Wiley & Sons New York 1997 First Edition
 Softcover xiv, + 240pp., small, intext illustrations, dark blue text throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper nominally splayed, otherwise very good. "Ever wonder how anyone came up with the idea for a product you couldn't imagine living without? Familiar products like Velcro, Post-It-Notes, Swiss Army Knife or Lego . . . Read this book and you will discover . . . " Contents include: Intro., 50 famous products, Acknowledgements, Biblio., Index. Book weight approx. 490g.  Very Good +
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002422  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE KINETIC THEORY OF GASES
Loeb, Leonard B.
Dover Publications New York 1961 3rd. Edition
 Softcover xxxvi, + 687pp., plus promotional section. Intext diagrams, graphs and formulae throughout. Book clean, mildly askew. Spine firm, albeit several light reading creases there-on. Former owner's name on half-title page, lightly tanned leaves, and random fingermarks, else clean. Printed card wrapper slightly edgeworn, abraded and insect damaged. A defining work, a pioneering text in its field, contents of Loeb's 'Kinetic Theory' include: Prelims., Historical, Mechanical picture of a perfect gas, Mean free path-Clausius' deductions, Distribution of molecular velocities, Van der Waals' Equation, Transfer of momentum-energy-mass through a gas, Law of rarified gases, Reality of molecular motions, Specific heat and kinetic theory, Contributions of the kinetic theory to electrical and magnetic properties of molecules, Application of kinetic theory to the conduction of electricity in gases, Appendices, Author index, Subject index. Book weihght approx. 780g.   Good
Price: 14.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 002799  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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GLASS: A Handbook for Students and Technicians
J. Home Dickson [Ed.]
Hutchinson's Scientific & Technical Publications London 1952 2nd Impression
 Original Green Cloth HB & DJ 300pp., intext, b/w halftone plates, line-drawings, graphs and tables throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Minor bumps, abrading and several white specks on boards and backstrip. Leaves clean. Monochrome illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn, nipped, abraded, with short closed tears, soiled on rear [text] panel. Divided into three main parts, this book on glass, giving an overall picture of its structure, composition, manufacture and applications, is unique in being written by leading industry technologists, each a specialist in his subject contribution.....Prelims., General principles, Manufacture, Applications, Appendix, Index and Glossary. First published, 1951. Book weight approx. 710g.   Good/Fair +
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 003016  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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SPUTNIK TO SPACE SHUTTLE: 25 Years of the Space Age
Nicolson, Iain
ISBN: 0283988916
Sidgwick & Jackson London 1982 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 207pp., intext, b/w halftone plate illustrations throughout, plus several line-drawings and tables. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Small, but noticeable bumps on front board. Former owner's stamp on both free endpapers, otherwise leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn, with short closed tears, plus bumps corresponding to boards. A review of the [then] twenty five years of the 'Space Age', which began when the Soviet Union launched Sputnik 1, on 4 October, 1957..."Satellites have become a billion-dollar business...Global communications influence our lives...Military development in space...Cast a grim shadow...Contents include: Prelims., 12 chapters, Appendix, Index, more. Book weight approx. 510g.   Good+/Good +
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003388  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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BIOLOGICAL HAZARDS OF ATOMIC ENERGY: Being the Papers Read at the Conference Convened By the Institute of Biology and the Atomic Scientists’ Association October 1950
Haddow, A. [Edited by]
Oxford University Press London 1952 First Edition
 Original Blue Cloth HB & DJ x, + 235pp. Unpaginated, b/white halftone plates, and intext, line-drawn graphs, figures and tables throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Slightly bumped head and heel of backstrip. Former owner details, with original seller's stamp on front pastedown plus tanned flecks on free endpapers. Printed, loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn, soiled, nipped, with jagged tears, name on front and spine, reinforcing tape on rear, finally price-clipped. This book represents the proceedings of a conference: 'The Biological Hazards of Atomic Energy' by the British Institute of Radiology, 20 and 21 October, 1950. The aim was to achieve a balanced picture of biological hazards, both short and long-term arising 'now' or in the future...Contents include: A substantial list of presenters, Subject Index, Author Index. Book weight approx. 780g.   Very Good/Fair
Price: 14.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 003503  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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A BASIC COURSE IN TECHNICAL DRAWING
Sierp, Allan
Angus and Robertson Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 1963 Revised Edition
 Softcover xi, + 131pp., intext, b/white, geometric, working drawings, and sketches throughout. Book clean. Spine firm. Original seller's stamp, and ghost offset on ffep., and inside front wrap, otherwise leaves randomly tanned, mildly bumped and fingermarked. Printed cover edgeworn, lightly chipped head and heel of spine, plus specks on rear wrap. Written and designed for use in Secondary Schools, the author has produced a work containing all essential materials of geometrical and technical drawings needed during a three-year course. Contents include: Prelims., Plane Geometry, Solid Geometry, Geometrical Development, Working Drawings and Sketches, Appendix. Book weight approx. 350g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Good
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003700  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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WOOL DISPOSALS 1945-52. The Joint Organization
McCarthy, Edwin
   First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket Original cloth. 176pp., scant publishing information [Australian Wool Board, c. 1967]. Intext tables throughout. Book clean and square. A slight musty disposition prevails but no dampstaining. Spine firm. Bright gilt titles. A presentation slip [compliments of Australian Wool Board]. Loose within book, presentees' signature upon ffep. Minor flecks on text-block edges. Illustrated, gloss-laminated, loose-plastic dustjacket edgeworn, with several closed tears. Immediate post-World War Two, it was quickly realised that if serious difficulties marketing accumulated stocks [of wool] alongside of incoming clips were to be avoided, co-operative action by the governments of United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa was necessary . . . for a variety of reasons, this volume took until 1967 to be published. Contents include: Prelims., 12 chapters, Appendices, Index. Book weight approx. 400g.   Very Good/Good
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 003889  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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GODZONE SKIES: Astronomy for New Zealanders
Hyde, Vicki
ISBN: 0908812191
Canterbury, New Zealand Christchurch, New Zealand 1992 First Edition
 Softcover 80pp., unpaginated colour-plate sections. B/white frontispiece plus intext halftone plates throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated card wrapper lightly edgeworn only. Award-winning New Zealand science writer Vicki Hyde tells of New Zealander's astronomical heritage; of how Maori ancestors used the stars to navigate on long Pacific voyages and brings astronomy up to the present time with reports on leading research being undertaken today...Includes Index. Book weight approx. 370g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 004309  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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NEWTON AND THE CULTURE OF NEWTONIANISM
Teeter, Betty Jo Dobbs and Jacob, Margaret C.
ISBN: 039103877X
Humanities Press International Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey, U.S.A. 1995 1st Thus
 Softcover ix, + 139pp., intext, b/white halftone plate illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper lightly edgeworn and bumped. A stand-alone volume in the 'Control Of Nature' series, this book first introduces Newton, and then examines what happened to his science as it was interpreted by his major followers. It also looks at the scientific culture he helped create, and the impact that his ideas had on the rapidly developing technology that led to the Industrial Revolution, as well as its effect on religion and Freemasonry...Contents include: Intro., Isaac Newton [1642-1727], The Culture of Newtonianism [1687-1800], Biblio., Index. Book weight approx. 260g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good +
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 004901  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE FARMING OF FISH
Hickling, C.f.
Pergamon Press Oxford, England 1968 1st Thus
 Softcover vii, + 88pp., intext line-drawings, tables and a graph. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper has an original seller's sticker affixed to plain inside front, otherwise minimal edgewear. A short treatise on the subject and science of fish farming...Contents include: Prelims., 12 chapters, Index, more. Book weight approx. 180g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good
Price: 14.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 005032  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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CURRENT TECHNICAL PRACTICES FOR DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION, OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF LARGE DAMS IN AUSTRALIA
(Contributors Engineers)
Ancold (Australian National Committee of Large dams) Australia 1969 First Edition
 Softcover (Staplebound) ii, + 233pp., intext and fold-out tables. Book clean and square. Side-staple bound. Taped-in (with stains) amendments and errata throughout, plus several minor correcting annotations in pen, otherwise leaves clean. Limp card, printed wrapper decidedly U.V. affected on spine and front, which has a former owner's name there-on. This publication, the culmination of intensive work by a team and committee of experienced engineers that considered design, construction, operation and maintenance required for large dams in Australia. It covered the fields of geology, hydrology, materials investigation and engineering in relation to dam building...Contents include: Prelims., Intro., 8 chapters, each with Intro., and sub-chapters. Appendix. Book weight approx. 440g.   Good+
Price: 23.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005051  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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FOUNDATIONS OF WIRELESS AND ELECTRONICS
Scroggie, M.G.
ISBN: 0408001887
Newnes Technical Books (Butterworth Imprint) London 1976 1st Thus
 Softcover 521pp., intext line-drawings and graphs throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. No reading creases. Leaves clean and unmarked. Printed card wrapper lightly bumped and edgeworn only. Originally published in 1936 as 'Foundations Of Wireless', Iliffe Books, London. Contents of this ninth edition include: whole basic theory, foundation chapters, integrated circuits, ceramic filters, S.S.Radio, photoelectric devices and much more. All explained clearly and concisely in 26 chapters, plus Appendix and Index. Book weight approx. 740g.   Very Good +
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005080  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE CULTURED CELL AND INHERITED METABOLIC DISEASE
Harkness, R.A. And Cockburn, F. (Edited by)
ISBN: 0852001673
MtP Press Lancaster, England 1977 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket xiii, + 203pp., intext graphs throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. A (one word) name written on ffep., otherwise leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly chipped and edgeworn. A stand-alone volume in the 'Monograph' series, based on the proceedings of the Fourteenth Symposium of The Society for the Study of Inborn Errors of Metabolism. With contributions by a stellar list of experts in their respective disciplines, contents, chaptered, include: Prelims., Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Milner Lecture, Short Papers, Index. Book weight approx. 520g.   Very Good/Good
Price: 14.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 005175  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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COSMIC MAGNETISM
Seymour, Percy
ISBN: 0852745567
Adam Hilger Bristol, England 1986 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket x, + 150pp., intext b/white illustrations throughout; b/white halftone plates, plus line-drawn figures, and diagrams. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Leaves clean and unmarked. Printed, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. "The study of extra-terrestrial magnetic fields is a relatively new one . . . an ideal book for undergraduates studying physics or astronomy, and will appeal to amateur astronomers . . . " Contents include: Intro., Forces of Nature, Magnetic Fields of Earth, Solar/Interplanetary Magnetic Fields, Magnetic Fields in The Solar System, Stars & Pulsars, Milky Way, Other Galaxies, Technical Appendix, Index, more. Book weight approx. 440g.   Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 23.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005505  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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A FULLER EXPLANATION: The Synergetic Geometry of R. Buckminster Fuller
Edmondson, Amy C.
ISBN: 0442012675
Van Nostrand Reinhold New York 1992 1st Thus, 1st Impression
 Softcover xxv, + 302pp., frontispiece portrait. Intext illustrations; geometric figures and line-drawings, throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. A small area of biopredation on halftitle page, otherwise leaves clean. Illustrated gloss card wrapper nominally splayed, with a minor amount of laminate damage on lower rear foredge corner. Originally published in hardcover, by Birkhauser Boston, Inc. 1987. " . . . explains the major concepts of Buckminster Fuller's 'Synergetics' to the lay audience . . . well-written, clean explication of the fundamentals . . . " Contents include: Prelims., Intro., 16 chapters, Appendices, Biblio., Notes, Index. Book weight approx. 490g.   Very Good
Price: 84.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005664  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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A PHARMACOP(O)EIA FOR CHIROPODISTS
Rossignol, J.N. Le
Faber & Faber London 1955 6th Edition
 Hardcover (Original Red Cloth) xi, + 243pp., formulae throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Mildly scuffed and edgeworn. Original supplier's stamp to ffep., a former owner's details (twice) on front pastedown, otherwise leaves clean. No dustjacket. Contents, covering drugs and formulae throughout, include: Prelims., Note., six 'parts', Appendices, Index. Book weight approx. 400g.   Good+
Price: 23.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005741  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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A TEASPOON AND AN OPEN MIND : The Science of Doctor Who
White, Michael
ISBN: 0713999055
Allen Lane (Penguin) London 2005 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket xii, + 178pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Black boards bumped on head and foot. Printed, loose-plastic protected dustjacket like bumped, plus a creased closed tear on foot. Michael White takes us on a journey of the science of the future, and some from the past. Contents include: Prelims., 9 chapters, Epilogue, Index. Book weight approx. 390g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 006051  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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DESIGNER BABIES : The Brave New World of Reproductive Technology
Gosden, R. G.
ISBN: 0575066482
Victor Gollancz London 1999 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket xv, + 240pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, bright silver title there-on. Leaves crisp and unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally creased on rear panel edges. Sex pre-selection, genetically enhanced embryos, artificial wombs, cloned human beings. The ultimate product-the Perfect Child. How far will market forces go? The author, at the forefront of ART research, describes and discusses the emerging issues of assisted reproduction technology (ART), including "fascinating explanations of the cutting-edge science involved in ART, and sensitive analysis of the ethical conundrums it produces . . . " Contents include: Prologue, The Myth and the Monster, The Precious Child, The Pursuit of Perfection, Playing God, Keep out the Clones, Sex Selection, Other Wombs, Never Too Late?, Reproductive Liberties. Glossary, Further Reading, Acks., and Index. Book weight approx. 450g.   Near Fine/Very Good +
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006150  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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NOISE
Taylor, Rupert
ISBN: 0140212337
Penguin Books Middlesex, England 1975 Second Edition
 Softcover 274pp., b/white diagrams and tables. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, albeit mildly tanned. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edge-rubbed only. "To understand what noise is and what can be done about it needs - at the very least - a knowledge of acoustics, economics, law, mathematics, physics and physiology. The author has made the contribution of each discipline perfectly clear to the interested layman, whether he manages a foundry, wishes to build a silent motor-cycle or merely lives beneath Concorde's projected flight-path . . . " Book weight approx. 160g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010148  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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DIESEL MAINTENANCE : a Practical Guide to the Servicing of the Modern High-Speed Diesel
Parkinson, T.H.
Published for 'Motor Transport' By Iliffe & Sons London 1950 Third Edition
 Hardcover 242pp., plus xii, b/white photographic illustrations and diagrams. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Tan boards have minor edge-rubbing, and several small marks. Tanning to endpapers, small nick to foredge of half-title page, tiny floxing flecks to text-block edge, else leaves clean and undamaged. No dustjacket. Edited by Donald H. Smith. Contents of this Third Edition include: Foreword, 9 chapters, Appendix, Index. Book weight approx. 205g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010026  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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MAKING MATHEMATICIANS
Clarke, Barbara, Bishop, Alan, et al (Edited by)
ISBN: 1876677953
The Mathematics Association of Victoria Brunswick, Victoria, Australia 2003 First Edition
 Softcover 540pp., intext diagrams and formulae throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Light beverage splash stain on head of textblock, otherwise leaves clean. Illustrated gloss card wrapper has like stain on plain inner front, else slight edgewear. Published for the Fortieth Annual Conference, 4 & 5 December, 2003. The contributors consisted of an impressive array of mathematical educators presenting in their special disciplines . . . General categories covered include: Encouraging Young Mathematicians, Nurturing Middle Year Mathematicians, Developing Independant Mathematicians, Recognising Diversity In Mathematicians, Tools & Techniques, Index. Book weight approx. 940g.   Very Good
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006166  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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ON THE SHORES OF THE UNKNOWN: A Short History Of The Universe
Silk, Joseph
ISBN: 0521836271
Cambridge University Press Cambridge, U.K. 2005 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket viii, + 246pp., unpaginated (16 page) colour plate section. Intext b/white illustrations and graphs. Book clean and square. Spine firm, vivid silver title there-on. Black boards undamaged. Text-block pristine. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. " . . . astronomer Joseph Silk explores the Universe from its beginnings to its ultimate fate . . ." Contents include: Prelims., 13 chapters, Index. Book weight approx. 620g.   Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 24.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006190  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE ANTIBIOTIC PARADOX : How the Misuse of Antibiotics Destroys Their Curative Power
Levy, Stuart B.
ISBN: 0738204404
Perseus Publishing U.S.A. 2001 Second Edition, 1st Printing
 Softcover xx, + 353pp., b/white photographic and line drawn illustrations, diagrams and figures, throughout. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edgeworn. This Second (revised) Edition of Dr Stuart Levy's 'The Antibiotic Paradox' examines the negative impact antibiotics, through over-reliance and resultant antiobiotic resistance, can have on societies globally, and the possible impact of the flood of new antibiotic soaps and cleansers. Of interest to those in the health professions, scientists, practitioners, policy makers and the public at large . . . Contents include: Preface to Second and First Editions, 11 chapters, Refs., Biblio., Index. Book weight approx. 440g.  Very Good +
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 006260  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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SALINITY CONTROL IN NORTHERN VICTORIA. a Strategic Study For the Salinity Committee of the Victorian Parliament. September 1984
[Contributors]
Salinity Committee, Victorian Parliament Melbourne, VIC, Australia 1984 First Edition
 Softcover xii, + 99pp., plus sectional pagination; maps, tables and graphs throughout. Book clean. Spine mildly cocked, plus a soft reading crease there-on. Leaves clean, one section printed on blue bond paper. Printed card wrapper edgeworn, creased and abraded, with a former owner's name on upper front. Dwyer Leslie Pty. Ltd., in association with Maunsell and Partners Pty. Ltd., and a specialist group from departments of the Government of Victoria, combined to produce this strategic study into salinity control in northern Victoria. Contents include: Prelims., Intro., Summary, Overview, Reports, Study Specifications, Working Papers. Book weight approx. 600g.   Good+
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006634  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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A COLOUR ATLAS OF HEART FAILURE
Shapiro, L.M. And Fox, K.M.
ISBN: 0723417164
Wolfe Medical Publications London 1993 3rd Impression
 Softcover 192pp., illustrated throughout; colour plates, plus b/white halftone plates. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Pharmaceutical company sticker on half-title page, else leaves clean. Confrontingly-illustrated card wrapper lightly bumped. This atlas is primarily aimed at undergraduates, postgraduates studying for higher diplomas, physicians and general practitioners who manage patients with heart disease . . . Contents include: Prelims., Clinical Features of Heart Failure, Ischaemic Heart Disease, Valvular Heart Disease, Heart Muscle Disease, Hypertension, Congenital Heart Disease, Right Heart Failure, Other Causes of Heart Failure, Index. Book weight approx. 710g.   Very Good +
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006819  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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A PLANET CALLED EARTH
Gamow, George
Macmillan London 1965 First U.K. Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket x, + 257pp., intext, b/white illustrations throughout; halftone plates, line-drawings and graphs. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over slightly bumped spine. Original black cloth boards undamaged.Top edge of textblock tinted yellow. Light, browned strips on free endpapers, otherwise leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped (but has an alternative price-sticker), edgeworn, with short closed tears and creases. Since this title was produced four decades ago, astronomical photographic technology has advanced amazingly as the ensuing years have unfolded. The author discusses the evolving earth and its close relatives . . . Contents include: Prelims., 10 chapters, Index. Book weight approx. 530g.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 17.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 006828  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE DANGERS OF NUCLEAR WAR
Griffiths, Franklyn and Polanyi, John C. (Edited by)
ISBN: 0802063896
University of Toronto Press, et al Toronto, Canada 1979 First Thus
 Softcover xiii, + 197pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper lightly edgeworn only. "Based on papers originally presented at the 30th Pugwash Symposium, on the topic 'The Dangers of Nuclear War by the Year 2000', held in Toronto, 4-7 May, 1978." An impressive array of specialist contributors appeared, and their edited contributions appear within. Contents include: Prelims., Contributors, Foreword: Pierre Trudeau, Subjects: The Avoidance of Nuclear War up to the Present, Future Developments as they Affect the Threat of Nuclear War, Retrospect and Prospect, Glossary. Book weight approx. 350g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007077  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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LEX AND YACC
Levine, John R., Mason, Tony and Brown, Doug
ISBN: 1565920007
O'Reilly & Associates U.S.A. 1995 Second
 Softcover xxii, + 364pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated card wrapper nominally scuffed only. "This Second Edition (with minor corrections) provides lex and yacc reference sections that cover significant topics in greater detail. There is full coverage of all major MS-DOS and UNIX versions of lex and yacc, including AT&T lex and yacc, Berkeley yacc, Berkeley/Gnu flex, Gnu bison, MKS Lex and Yacc, and Abraxas PCYACC." Includes Glossary, Bibliography and Index. Book weight approx. 530g.   Very Good +
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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A VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY WITH GARETH POWELL : A Complete Guide to Understanding Personal Computing
Powell, Gareth
ISBN: 1863732799
Allen & Unwin Pty., Limited Crows Nest, NSW, Australia 1992 First Thus
 Softcover viii, + 253pp., b/white sketch-art illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Tiny spot to preface page and foredge of textblock, otherwise leaves clean. Art-illustrated card wrapper nominally scuffed only. A special edition of 'My Friend Arnold's Book of Personal Computers' written for Toshiba Information Systems Division; an "invaluable reference for many in business who've been bewitched, bothered or bewildered by computers. Starting from the basics, this book is thorough and comprehensive, amusing and instructive . . . " Book weight approx. 326g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good +
Price: 24.20 (AUD)
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PRACTICAL WATCH REPAIRING
De Carle, Donald
N.A.G. Press, Ltd. London 1955 Second Edition, Second Impress
 Hardcover viii, + 299pp., plus (v). Illustrated throughout; b/white halftone plates within front and rear advertising sections, plus 554 intext line drawings. Book clean. Barely legible (gilt) title over bumped and shaken spine. Visible gilt title over flecked and bumped original cloth boards. Text-block mildly bumped and specked on edges. No dustjacket. Originally published as a serial in the Horological Journal, 1943, 1944, and 1945, this book contains much information on the workshop set-up, tools and repairs to watches. Contents include: Prelims., Preface, 23 chapters, Appendices, Index.  Good
Price: 27.50 (AUD)
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TROUBLE-FREE HYDRAULICS : A Practical Handbook on Maintenance and Fault Finding in Oil Hydraulic Machinery
McNeil, Ian
Thames & Hudson London 1958 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket viii, + 124pp., intext line-drawings and tables, throughout. Book clean. Spine firm, nominally bumped on head and heel. Bright gilt title and publisher's device over black original cloth. A former owner's details on ffep., plus a small, original bookseller's sticker affixed to front pastedown, else leaves clean. Text-printed, green heavy paper, loose-plastic protected dustjacket neatly price-clipped, mildly edgeworn and soiled. " . . . a practical handbook for practical engineers who have not the time to study the theoretical aspects of hydraulics, but for whom the knowledge of hydraulic machinery running efficiently, and the repair of breakdowns, is essential to their job . . . " Contents include: Prelims., 5 chapters, Appendices, Index. Book weight approx. 390g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good/Good +
Price: 38.50 (AUD)
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THE HOT TOPIC : How to Tackle Global Warming and Still Keep the Lights on
Walker, Gabrielle and King, Sir David
ISBN: 9780747593959
Bloomsbury London 2008 First Impression
 Softcover 309pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, one page formerly corner-creased. Illustrated card wrapper has negligible bump to head. " . . . sets out the problems and the solutions in a straightforward way - no hidden aganda, no breast-beating, no hair shirts . . . Includes: Science, Adaptation, Technological Solutions, Political Solutions, Personal and Local Solutions, Glossary, Useful Websites, Index, more. Book weight approx. 350g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good +
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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GEARS (Third Edition)
Merritt, H.E.
Pitman and Sons London 1962 Third Edition, 5th Impression
 Hardcover and Dustjacket xiii, + 527pp., plus (ii). Illustrated throughout; b/white halftone plates, line-drawings, graphs and tables. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over nominally bumped spine. Like gilt publisher's device over minimally soiled original blue cloth boards. A former owner's details on ffep., five leaves have a margin corner clipped, else leaves clean. Just fair, illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket significantly edgeworn with open tears, some promo text loss on rear panel, tape-stained and abraded. " . . . rearranged and very largely rewritten incorporating new material and chapters . . . " For the serious student engineer who must achieve the maximum efficiency and economy in the gears he must design, make, or use . . . Contents include: Prelims., Preface(s), 29 chapters, Appendices, Index. Book weight approx. 780g.   Good+/Fair
Price: 66.00 (AUD)
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I.C.S. MECHANICS’ HANDBOOK : A Handbook of Reference for Mechanics
[Staff Writers]
International Textbook Company Scranton, PA, USA 1956 Second Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 397pp., intext line-drawings, schematics, tables, and formulae throughout. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over lightly bumped spine. Original plain black cloth boards undamaged. Leaves clean and unmarked. Printed, loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn and abraded, spine text faded to zero. Produced originally in 1943, this Second Edition handbook is for "those interested in the work of the mechanical engineer, machine operator, machinist, tool-maker, welder and general mechanic. It contains every conceivable type of table, logarithic, revised cutting speed, new thread tables, and much more. Also includes information on first aid, accidents and injuries, plus Index. Book weight approx. 200g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good/Fair +
Price: 19.95 (AUD)
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RUTLEY’S ELEMENTS OF MINERALOLOGY. 24th Edition
Read, H.H.
Thomas Murby & Co. London 1957 24th Edition, 5th Impression
 Hardcover and Dustjacket x, + 525pp., intext line-drawings (geometric and sketch), plus tables and formulae throughout. Book clean and square. Sharp white title over lightly bumped spine. Plain green boards bumped on lower foredge corner. A small, original seller's sticker affixed to front pastedown, front free endpaper corner-clipped, else textblock clean. Text-printed, loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped and minimally edgeworn only. Numerous revisions, corrections, additions, resets amd reprints have preceded this printing (1957) of a most popular science textbook. Contents include; Prelims., Prefaces, Intro., Part 1/ Properties of minerals. Part 2/ Descriptions of Minerals, Index. Book weight approx. 670g.   Good+/Very Good
Price: 19.95 (AUD)
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WHAT WENT WRONG ? : Case Histories of Process Plant Disasters. Second Edition
Kletz, Trevor A.
ISBN: 0872019195
Gulf Publishing Company Houston, Texas, U.S.A. 1988 Second Edition
 Hardcover xvii, + 238pp., illustrated throughout with b/white halftone plates (some grim), plus numerous line-drawings throughout. Ex-Industrial Library copy with minimal identifiers. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves, save for a small, original sellers' sticker on front pastedown and aforementioned ex-library indicators, are clean and unmarked. Art-illustrated smooth boards nominally bumped. No dustjacket (as issued?). A confronting subject in which mishaps and oversights can have catastrophic results. This Second Edition of case histories includes the Bhopal (India), and Mexico City disasters . . . Comtents include: Prelims., Acks., Preface, Units and Nomenclature, 20 chapters, Epilogue (Bhopal), Index, more. Book weight approx. 425g.  Ex-Library Good+
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
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COMPUTATIONS FOR SHEET METAL WORKING OPERATIONS
[Staff Writers] E.W.Bliss Company
E.W.Bliss Company Brooklyn, New York  Revised
 Softcover (Comb-Bound) No publication date (1950s). 51pp. Intext b/white halftone plates, schematics, graphs, tables and formulae throughout. Comb-bound booklet format. Plastic comb has one split, having no affect on spine. Yapped, printed plastic covers lightly bumped only. Textblock leaves (Prelims., and last) minimally soiled, otherwise unmarked. This metal stamping industrial engineering data publication is an expanded revision of a previous, undated work. Contents include: Prelims., Foreword, Index (Alphabetical), Blanking and Shearing, Drawing & Reducing, Ironing, Coining-Sizing-Forging, Mechanical Press Selection, Motor Horsepower tables, more. Book weight approx. 325g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008078  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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RESEARCH ACTIVITIES OF THE CSIRO DIVISION OF RADIOPHYSICS. 1982
McGee, R.X. [Editor]
CSIRO Division of Radiophysics Marsfield, NSW, Australia 1982 First Edition
 Softcover (Staplebound) 36pp., intext illustrations throughout: colour and b/white halftone plates, plus line-drawn graphs and schematic diagrams. Saddle-stitched, staple-bound format booklet. Staples firm, clean and tight. Text-block unmarked. Pictorial, colour-illustrated card wrapper minimally bumped on foredge corners only. A report, in a series of five articles, on the three main areas of CSIRO research, currently (1982): solar physics, cosmic radio astronomy, and applied research into aircraft landing systems . . . Contents include: Prelims., Intro., numerous articles by various disciplinarians, plus a staff list of CSIRO Division of Radio-Physics. Book weight approx. 185g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good +
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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THE DESIGN OF FORMS in Government Departments
Organisation and Methods Division, Her Majesty’s Treasury (Complied by)
Her Majesty's Stationary Office London 1962 Second Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 173pp., b/white form design illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Previous owner's name to ffep., two small tape stains to front and rear free endpapers, otherwise leaves clean. Dustjacket, which has a removable plastic cover (applied by previous owner) is mildly edgeworn only. "This book treats a form as one of the most important tools of the office and urges that it should be designed to do whatever is required with the minimum effort from all involved. It is concerned mostly with government forms, though it deals with the subject of design generally for all kinds of forms; there are over 150 illustrations each depicting one or more points of good or bad design . . . " First published in 1945. Includes Index. Book weight approx. 745g.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 24.00 (AUD)
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PHYSICS, FUN AND BEYOND : Electrifying Projects And Inventions From Recycled And Low-Cost Materials
Valadares, Eduardo de Campos
ISBN: 0131856731
Pearson Education New Jersey, U.S.A. 2006 First Edition
 Softcover xix, + 346pp., colour illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, small corner crease to one rear page. Illustrated card wrapper has soft corner crease to front and rear panels. "For kids, teenagers, teachers, parents, homeschoolers . . . everyone from 10 to 100 with curiosity and a passion for discovery and new challenges! . . . Build more than 110 projects that uncover the physics beneath everyday life! Many are amazingly easy to build: all you'll need are your everyday household tools and cheap (sometimes even free) materials." Includes Index. Book weight approx. 700g.   Very Good +
Price: 19.95 (AUD)
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HYDRAULIC DESIGN OF STILLING BASIN FOR PIPE OR CHANNEL OUTLETS
Beichley, G.L.
Bureau of Reclamation, United States Department of the Interior Denver, Colorado, USA 1971 First Edition
 Softcover (Staplebound) vi, + 27pp., intext illustrations throughout: b/white halftone plates, sectional drawings and graphs. Saddle-stitched, staple-bound format. Staples rusty, but holding. Three, margin-taped errata overlays, else leaves clean. Printed limp wrapper nominally edgeworn, with two tiny rust specks, plus a referencing sticker affixed to plain rear wrap. Research Report No. 24, Basin VI in the Bureau of Reclamation Designation Study Report was conducted to standardize and modify existing procedures used in the design of the impact Type VI Stilling Basin. Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, The Models, The Investigation, Design Conclusions and Recommendations, Refs., Abstract, more. Item weight approx. 120g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good
Price: 27.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 008585  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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NONSENSE ON STILTS : How to Tell Science From Bunk
Pigliucci, Massimo
ISBN: 9780226667867
The University of Chicago Press United States 2010 First Edition
 Softcover 332pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper in excellent condition. "Noted sceptic Massimo Pigliucci sets out to separate the fact from the fantasy in this entertaining exploration of the nature of science, the borderlands of fringe science, and - borrowing a famous phrase from philosopher Jeremy Bentham - the nonsense on stilts. Covering a range of controversial topics, Pigliucci cuts through the ambiguity surrounding science to look more closely at how science is conducted, how it is disseminated, how it is interpreted, and what it means to our society . . . " Contents include: Introduction, 12 chapters, Conclusion, Notes, Index. Book weight approx. 480g.   Very Good +
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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JOINT ASCE-USCOLD COMMITTEE ON CURRENT UNITED STATES PRACTICE IN THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF: ARCH DAMS, EMBANKMENT DAMS, CONCRETE GRAVITY DAMS
[Compiled and Edited By: George E. Bertram, Charles F. Corns, et al]
American Society of Civil Engineers U.S.A. 1967 First Thus
 Softcover xvi, + 131pp. Book clean. Spine firm, but slightly cocked. Printed limp wrapper has colour faded (but still legible) text on spine, a former owner's name and trivial colour loss on front wrap 'banner', else minor edgewear. Textblock unmarked. A compiled report from three papers, viz: Current Practice in Arch Dam Design and Construction, 1967: United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation. Currrent Practice in Design and Construction of Embankment Dams, 1967: Compiled and edited by George E. Bertram, et al. Current Practice in Design and Construction of Large Concrete Gravity Dams, 1967: Compiled and Edited by Charles F. Corns, et al. Book weight approx. 200g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good
Price: 24.20 (AUD)
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DATA AND SPECIFICATIONS PERTAINING TO ALLOYS FOR ELECTRICAL RESISTANCE. Publication No. B.D.-H.37
[Staff Writers] British Driver-Harris Co. Ltd.
British driver-Harris Co. Ltd. Manchester, U.K. 1953 First Thus
 Flexi-Cover 61pp., tables, graphs and formulae throughout. Very good blue cloth flexi-covers under gilt title and logotype. Cloth-stitch binding holding, and undamaged. Tab-Index textblock, Australian representative stamp on title, and several text pages, else leaves mildly tanned. Varied-colour text throughout. unoccupied (as issued?) cloth pouch on rear inner cover. This technical publication (No. B.D.-H. 37) issued in 1953 assesses electrical resistance in certain alloys . . . Contents include: Prelims., Scope, Trade Mark, On Testing, Nichrome V. 80/20, Nichrome 65/15, Karma, Comet (193 Alloy), Advance 60/40, Pure Nickel 99/100%, Monel, Thermo-Couple Alloys, Cupro Nickels, Nickel Iron, Hot Mill Products, Useful Data. Book weight approx. 150g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
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EARTHQUAKES AND EARTH STRUCTURE
Hodgson, John H.
Prentice-Hall, Inc. Englewood Cliff, New Jersey, U.S.A. 1964 First (p/b)
 Softcover x, + 166pp., intext b/white illustrations throughout: halftone plates, maps, graphs, charts and tables. Book cleana nd square. Spine firm. Gloss, illustrated card wrapper slightly edgeworn only. A former owner's name on half-title page, else leaves clean. This book is intended for the non-specialist unable to access professional literature. Its purpose is to answer humanities questions about large earthquakes - to constrast the negative aspects of earthquake devastation with the positive scientific information we gain from them so that, in time, with knowledge we can combat their destructiveness . . . Contents include: Prelims., 5 chapters, Index. Book weight approx. 275g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good
Price: 24.00 (AUD)
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FRACTURE : Proceedings of the Second Tewksbury Symposium
Osborn, C.J., et al
Butterworths (Australia) Sydney, NSW, Australia 1969 First Edition
 Hardcover (Green Boards) 262pp., pattern-print endpapers. Intext b/white halftone plates, graphs, line-drawn figures, and formulae throughout. Book clean. Bright gilt titles and publisher's device over mildly bumped and cocked spine, and front board. Rear board plain. Former owner's (Eminent Professor L.A.Endersbee) signature on ffep., and his stamp on title page, else leaves clean. No dustjacket. This book consists of papers from the Second Tewksbury Symposium (the first was held in 1963) on metal fracture. The lecture presenters represent the world's leading metallurgy disciplinarians in their respective fields. Contents include: Prelims., Foreword, Preface, The Lectures, Index. Book weight approx. 630g.   Very Good
Price: 55.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008770  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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STAR TREK : The Next Generation - Technical Manual
Sternbach, Rick and Okuda, Michael
ISBN: 1852833408
Boxtree London 1991 Fifth Impression
 Softcover viii, + 183pp., black/white or duo-tone illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Illustrated card wrapper mildly edgeworn, soft corner crease to rear panel. Introduction by Gene Roddenberry. "A fascinating look inside the U.S.S. Enterprise. From the Bridge to the shuttlebays, from the transporter room to crews' quarters, this book provides a never-before-seen glimpse at the inner workings of the most incredible Starship ever conceived by two of the designers who helped create it. Full of diagrams, technical schematics, and ship's plans . . . " Book weight approx. 620g.   Very Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
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THE MODERN SOAP AND DETERGENT INDUSTRY. A Complete Practical Treatise in Two Volumes. 1 and 11
Geoffrey Martin. [Revised by]: Edward I. Cooke
Technical Press Kingston Hill, Surrey, U.K.  3rd Revised
 Original Red Cloth Hardcover Vol. 1 [1950]. Vol 2 [1951]. Both volumes similar condition: Clean, square. Slightly edgeworn and splayed. Former owner's name is stamped on ffep., written on front pastedown, original seller's sticker affixed to same. Minor fingermarks throughout. VOL.1: xii, + chaptered pagination. B/w halftones, schematic line drawings, formulae, fold-out diagrams. Contents: THEORY AND PRACTICE OF SOAP MAKING-Nature of soap and detergent, Organic raw materials, Inorganic raw materials, Perfuming substances, Manufacture of soap from free fatty acids, Boiling process, Household and laundry soaps, Appendix. VOL 11: xii + chaptered pagination, b/w halftones, schematic line drawings, formulae throughout. Contents: MANUFACTURE OF SPECIAL SOAPS AND DETERGENT COMPOSITIONS-Toilet soaps and toilet preparations, Soaps/Soap preparations used in Pharmacy, Textile soaps, Chipped-Flaked-Powdered-Abrasive-Polishing soaps, Soft soaps and Potassium soaps, Miscellaneous methods of saponification, Soap substitutes and fillers-Organic and Inorganic, Leather creams-Boot polishes, and Furniture polishes, Chemical analyses of soap and soap preparations, Synthetic surface active materials, Statistics of the soap industry, Indices. Combined book weight approx. 1800g. [1.8KG.] * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.   Good+
Price: 75.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002840  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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PARAFFINS: Chemistry and Technology
Asinger, F.
Pergamon Press Oxford, U.K. 1968 
 Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong] xxiii, + 896pp., b/w line drawings, graphs throughout. First English Edition. Based on the German book: Chemie Und Technologie Der Paraffinkohlenwasserstoffe, Akademie-Verlag, 1956. Minor lower foredge corner bump, else covers clean. Gilt titles there-on. Spine firm, no cracks. Former owner's name and tape stains on endpaper[s]. Very slightly tanned paper [not foxed]. Loose-plastic protected, illustrated dustjacket edgeworn, a few short closed tears and chipping. Numerous chapters, heavily sub-chaptered, include: Production and manufacture of the paraffinic hydrocarbons, Catalytic hydrogenation of carbon monoxide over cobalt and iron catalysts, Chlorination products of paraffin, Nitration ditto, Sulphochlorination ditto, Oxidation ditto, Sulphoxidation ditto, Isomerization, Substitution behaviour, Index, more. Book weight approx. 1750g. [1.75 KG.] * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.   Very Good/Good
Price: 88.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001081  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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HOW RADIO SIGNALS WORK : All the Basics Plus Where to Find Out More
Sinclair, Jim
ISBN: 0074703293
McGraw-Hill Roseville, NSW, Australia 1997 First Edition
 Softcover x, + 234pp., b/white figures/diagrams throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, with a hint of tanning to edges. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. "This is a book for anyone who wishes to gain a basic understanding of the way radio signals work without becoming bogged down in technicalities . . . The book covers a wide variety of radio signal types including broadcasting, mobile communications, aeronautical, marine, short-wave, television, satellites, microwaves, radar, radiolocation, beacons, telemetry, digital radio, radio astronomy, time signals, spark transmission, tropospheric scatter and underground radio." Book weight approx. 380g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good +
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008838  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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WATER AND WIND POWER
Watts, Martin
ISBN: 0747804184
Shire Publications Buckinghamshire, England 2000 First Edition
 Softcover 136pp., b/white photographic images and diagrams throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean and crisp. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed, small, soft corner crease. "Watermills and windmills were the first engines. From Roman times water power was used to grind grain and raise water, and later to work metals, produce cloth and serve a great number of trades and industries that were vital to the social and economic development of Britain. Wind power was first introduced in the Middle Ages and became particularly important in areas where a fall of water was not readily available . . . " Contents include: Acks., Introduction, The Introduction of Water Power into Britain, Medieval Mills, The Post-Medieval Period, The Age of Industrialisation, The Nineteenth and Twentieth centuries, Preservation, Glossary, Further Reading, Places to Visit, Index. Book weight approx. 300g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good +
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009050  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE INELASTIC SPACE FRAME
Baker, A.L.L.
Concrete Publications London 1967 First Thus
 Softcover 82pp., intext tables, graphs and diagrams throughout. Booklet clean and square, Spine firm. Line-illustrated card wrapper mildly scuffed, abraded, bumped and corner-creased. An original supplier's sticker affixed to plain inner front wrap, else text-block unmarked. This title considers the inelastic effects of reinforced concrete structures, the phenomena of cracking, creep, shrinkage and deformation, and the various influences are discussed. Contents include: Prelims., unchaptered articles, Acks., References. Book weight approx. 150g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009153  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE FOUR-COLOUR PROBLEM
Ore, Oystein
Academic Press New York 1968 2nd Impression
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) xv, + 259pp., intext, line-drawn figures throughout. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over lightly bumped spine. Plain green boards (blind-stamp publisher's logo on front board) bumped on foredge corners, plus minor specks on rear board. Trivial flecks on text-block edges, else unmarked. No dustjacket. A stand-alone, volume 27 in the Academic Press 'Pure and Applied Mathematics Monographs and Textbooks" series. "The object of this book is to discuss the methods in graph theory that have been developed in the last century for attacking the four-colour problem . . . " Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, 14 chapters, Bibliography, Author Index, Subject Index. Book weight approx. 610g.   Very Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009323  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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SOLUTION OF PROBLEMS IN ELECTRICAL MEASUREMENTS
Shotton, A.C.
Isaac Pitman London 1962 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket ix, + 141pp., intext line-drawn figures and formulae throughout. Book clean and square. Bright white title over firm spine. Plain cerise-coloured boards very good. Text-block pristine. Printed, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn and creased, with a short, closed tear and price-clipped flaps (front flap rather crudely). A stand-alone volume in the Pitman 'Solution of Problems' series. " . . . written to assist the student of elementary electrical measurements . . . provides detailed solutions to selected problems and follows these solutions with graded exercises and answers." Contents include; Prelims., Preface, Symbols and Abbs., 6 chapters, Index. Book weight approx. 230g. Postage charge will be reduced as this book will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good +/Good +
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009337  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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ALGORITHMICS : The Spirit of Computing (Second Edition)
Harel, David
ISBN: 0201504014
Addison Wesley Longman Essex, England 1997 Second Edition, Reprint
 Softcover xv, + 476pp., b/w figures. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed, tiny corner crease. "This innovative revision of the first edition presents the most important concepts, methods, and results that are fundamental to the science of computing. Updated to include rich exercise sets, new sections on zero knowledge, interactive proofs, and an extensive bibliography of the most important books and papers in this field . . . " Contents include: Preface, Acks., 12 chapters over 4 'parts', Postscript, Selected Solutions, Bibliographic Notes, Index. Book weight approx. 770g.   Very Good +
Price: 24.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009377  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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VICTORIA’S BROWN COAL - A Huge Fortune in Chancery. The Sir Willis Connolly Memorial Volume
Woodcock, J. T. (Edited by)
ISBN: 0909520798
The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy Australia 1984 First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) xiii, + 204pp., colour portrait frontispiece (Sir William Connolly), plus intext b/white halftone plates, line-drawn schematics, graphs and tables. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over firm spine. Blue cloth boards undamaged. Foxing flecks on head and foredge of text-block, else leaves clean. Publisher's clear plastic wrap (in lieu of dustjacket) lightly scuffed only. This stand-alone, Volume No. 11 in the publisher's 'Monograph' series consists of a select number of authors covering one main topic in his given chapter (although referring to points covered in other chapters) each concerned with Victoria's vast brown coal industry . . . Contents include: Prelims., Dedication, Foreword, Preface, Editor's Preface, Sir William Connolly, 7 chapters (History, Development, Geology, Opencut Technology, Combustion, Research), Index. Book weight approx. 695g.   Near Fine/Very Good +
Price: 24.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009394  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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INTRODUCTION TO TV SERVICING (For 625 and 525 Line Receivers)
Swaluw, H.L., and Van Der Woerd, J.
Philips Technical Library  1955 First English Language Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket viii, + 264pp., & 2 page 'Philips Technical Library' book list, b/white figures/diagrams throughout, plus three folded, removable, printed diagramatic sheets tucked-in to rear pastedown. Book clean, square. Spine firm, several small spots there-on. Blue boards (illustration to front panel) negligibly bumped. Tanning to front pastedown and ffep., else leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket (with publisher's printed promotional text to reverse), has several short, closed tears, minimal edge-creasing to head, some surface rubbing and scuffing. Translated by V.L.Shillcock, A.M.I.R.E. (Aust.), Eindhoven. "This book has been written specially for those radio service technicians who, having a sound knowledge of circuit fundamentals and practical experience, wish to prepare themselves for TV servicing . . . " Contents include: Foreword, 16 chapters. Book weight approx. 630g.   Very Good +/Good+
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009414  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE SCIENCE OF ROCK MECHANICS. Part 1: The Strength Properties of Rocks (English Text)
Dreyer, Dr. -Ing. W.
ISBN: 0878490027
Trans Tech Publications Ohio, U.S.A., and Aedermannsdorf, Switzerland 1973 First Edition, Second Impressi
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) viii, + 500pp. Intext, line-drawn figures, plus graphs, tables and formulae throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Text-printed, yellow cloth boards nominally soiled and shelfworn only. A small, original seller's sticker affixed to front pastedown, else text-block unmarked. No dustjacket. Originally published in the German (no details), this English edition is a stand-alone, Volume 1, Part 1, in the "Series on Rock and Soil Mechanics" and " . . . comprises primarily the relationship between state of stress, strength of rock and their characteristical textural data . . . " Contents include: Prelims., Preface, Section A: Mineral Mechanics (2 chapters). Section B: Rock Mechanics (10 chapters), Section C: Rock Mechanics (6 chapters), References, Author Bio. Book weight approx. 800g.   Very Good +
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009448  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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TELEVISION RECEIVING EQUIPMENT
Cocking, W.T.
Wireless World London 1943 3rd Impression
 Hardcover and Dustjacket viii, + 298pp., two unpaginated fold-out circuit schematic diagrams, plus intext b/white halftone plates, line drawn illustrations and circuitry, graphs and tables. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over nominally bumped spine, with blindstamp title over nominally bumped original blue cloth boards. Original seller's sticker affixed to front pastedown, else 'war economy' textblock lightly tanned. Heavy 'blue pressings' paper, loose-plastic protected, text-printed dustjacket price-clipped and lightly edgeworn, else good. The author, W.T.Cocking, of 'Wireless World' laments the depleted practical development of television in (mid-war) Britain. He suggests, however, that the theoretical aspects of television can still be studied, thus this volume . . . Contents include: Prelims., Author's Preface, 20 chapters, Appendix, Index. Book weight approx. 275g. Postage charge will be reduced as this book will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good +/Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009522  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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CORROSION CONTROL IN THE CHEMICAL PROCESS INDUSTRIES
Dillon, C.P.
ISBN: 007549275X
McGraw-Hill New York 1986 First Edition
 Hardcover xv, + 309pp., intext line-drawn illustrations, tables and formulae throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean and unmarked. Nominal bump on heel of backstrip, otherwise printed, gloss boards negligibly scuffed only. No dustjacket (as issued). This book addresses the problems of corrosion and its control within the chemical process industry, the problem cost estimated at US$80 billion per year (1986) . . . Contents, 38 chapters over 5 sections, viz: Intro., Fundamental Considerations, Corrosion Considerations, Materials, Corrosive Environments, Elements of Corrosion Control, Epilogue, Index. Issued with the compliments of NIDI. Book weight approx. 610g.   Very Good +
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009845  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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WATER RESOURCES SUSTAINABILITY
Mays, Larry W.
ISBN: 9780071462303
McGraw-Hill with WEF Press New York and Alexandria, VA, U.S.A. 2007 First Edition
 Hardcover xiv, + 330pp., intext, b/white illustrations throughout: halftone plates, line-drawn maps and diagrams, plus tables throughout. Book clean and square. Nominally bumped spine firm. Pictorially-illustrated gloss boards trivially bumped on lower foredge corner. A former owner's name obliterated on blue tinted front free endpaper, else textblock pristine. No dustjacket (as issued). " 'Water Resources Sustainability' provides readers with state-of-the-art thinking and the latest information on the globally critical subject of water sustainability . . ." Featuring comments from leading global experts in the subject field, contents include: Prelims., Contributors, Preface, 14 chapters, each with an Introduction, Index. Book weight approx. 790g.   Very Good +
Price: 85.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009530  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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NUMERICAL METHODS IN FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS
Bathe, Klaus-Jurgen and Wilson, Edward L.
ISBN: 0136271901
Prentice-Hall Englewood Cliff, New Jersey, U.S.A. 1976 First Edition, First Impressio
 Hardcover xv, + 528pp., formulae, figures and tables throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, lightly bumped on head and heel. Printed red boards bumped on foredge corners, else very good. Text-block unmarked. No dustjacket. The contents of 'Numerical Methods In Finite Element Analysis' are in three chaptered 'parts', viz: 1/ Matrices and Linear Algebra, 2/ The Finite Element Method, 3/ Solution of Finite Element Equilibrium Equations (Total of 12, sub-chaptered chapters), Index. Book weight approx. 870g.   Very Good
Price: 60.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009566  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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TAKING WING : Archaeopteryx and the Evolution of Bird Flight
Shipman, Pat
ISBN: 0684849658
Touchstone (Simon & Schuster) New York 1999 Second Impression
 Softcover 336pp., b/white figures and illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper mildly scuffed only. "Did flight originate from the 'ground up' or 'trees down'? Author Pat Shipman traces the age-old human desire to soar above the earth and to understand what has come before us. 'Taking Wing' is science as adventure story, told with all the drama by which scientific understanding unfolds . . . " Contents include: Acks., Prologue, 12 chapters, Notes, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 450g.   Very Good +
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009626  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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HYDROPHOBIC INTERACTION CHROMATOGRAPHY : Principles And Methods
no author
ISBN: 9197049042
Pharmacia Sweden 1993 
 Softcover 103pp., b/white figures throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. "This book can serve as an excellent introduction to the subject of HIC for those new to this method of separation. More experienced chromatographers can also benefit from the useful review . . . " Contents include: Foreword, 6 chapters, References. Book weight approx. 270g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good +
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009708  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF NASA
Kerrod, Robin
ISBN: 0867772425
Child, Henry and Page Brookvale, NSW, Australia 1986 First Thus
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 240pp., pictorially-illustrated endpapers, and numerous full-colour plate illustrations, supported by several b/white halftones. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated gloss boards trivially bumped only. Like-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn, with a closed tear on foot. " . . . chronicles America's exciting journey into space, from a rocket launch in a snow-covered field in Auburn, Massachusetts in 1926, to the orbital antics of shuttle astronauts nearly 60 years later." (and beyond). Contents include: Prelims., Intro., 8 chapters, Epilogue, Index. Book weight approx. 1.54 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.   Very Good +
Price: 28.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 007238  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF HEAT ENGINES
Weangham, D.A.
Syndics of The Cambridge University Press London 1960 Second Edition, Revised Reprin
 Hardcover and Dustjacket xii, + 872pp., unpaginated, line-drawn catch-colour plates, plus numerous intext line-drawings, schematics, halftone plates, tables, graphs and formulae, throughout. Book clean, minimally convexed. Bright gilt title over mildly bumped original cloth spine. Plain cerise cloth boards lightly shelfworn only. Original seller's sticker on front pastedown, front free endpaper excised, a former owner's name on fly sheet, else leaves clean. Printed, loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, nipped and edgeworn, and mildly soiled. A revised and corrected Second Edition, with additional chapters, this comprehensive textbook is suitable for engineering or mining students reading for an honours degree or professional examination . . . Contents include: Prelims., Preface(s), Intro., 23 chapters, Appendix, Index. Book weight approx. 1.95 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.   Very Good/Good +
Price: 60.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007636  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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DOOMSDAY MEN : The Real Dr Strangelove and the Dream of the Superweapon
Smith, P.D.
ISBN: 9780713998153
Allen Lane United Kingdom 2007 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket xxii, + 552pp., b/white halftone illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, white title there-on. Plain black boards undamaged. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased only. "This is the gripping untold story of the doomsday bomb: the ultimate weapon of mass destruction that threatened our very existence. In 1950, the Hungarian-born scientist Leo Szilard made a dramatic announcement on American radio: science was on the verge of creating a doomsday bomb . . . P.D.Smith reveals the personalities behind the technology, showing how the scientists responsible for the twentieth century's most terrible weapons had grown up in a culture that dreamed of superweapons and Wellsian utopias . . . " Contents include: Prelims., Prologue, 20 chapters over five 'parts', Epilogue, Notes, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 1.15 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.   Very Good +/Very Good +
Price: 30.80 (AUD)
Book Number: 008598  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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ELECTRON TUBES AND THEIR APPLICATION
Morecroft, John H.
John Wiley & Sons New York 1933 First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) xiii, + 458pp., frontispiece and intext b/white illustrations throughout: halftone plates, line-drawn figures, plus numerous graphs and formulae. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over lightly bumped spine. Blind-stamp publisher's device and border on undamaged cherry-red front cloth board, with a minor splash stain on like-coloured rear board. A small, original seller's sticker affixed to front pastedown, else textblock unmarked. No dustjacket. Written for the student, or practising mechanical and industrial engineer disciplined in electron extraction from metals, and their uses in evacuated or gaseous tubes . . . Contents include: Prelims., Preface, 17 chapters, Index. Book weight approx. 1.09 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.   Very Good
Price: 36.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009426  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE ILLUSTRATED A BRIEF HISTORY OF TIME (Updated & Expanded Edition)
Hawking, Stephen
ISBN: 0593040597
Bantam Press London 1996 First Thus (Revised)
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 248pp., colour and b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain black boards very good. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has a minor scratch and surface abrasion to lower front panel, nominal edge-creasing. "Stephen Hawking has written a new introduction specially for this handsome expanded and illustrated edition of his classic work, as well as an additional chapter on wormholes and time travel. He has also updated the material throughout his original text thereby making his knowledge and understanding of the fascinating nature of our universe more accessible to the layman . . . " Contents include: Foreword, 12 chapters, Albert Einstein, Galileo Galilei, Isaac Newton, Glossary, Acks, Index. Book weight approx. 969g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009920  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE AGE OF SPIRITUAL MACHINES : When Computers Exceed Human Intelligence
Kurzweil, Ray
ISBN: 1865080268
Allen & Unwin St Leonards, N.S.W., Australia 1999 First Thus
 Softcover xii, + 388pp., b/white illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, slight crinkling to margin of a small section of leaves, and a hint of tanning to edges. Illustrated card wrapper has a soft vertical reading crease to front panel, a soft corner crease to same, minor indentations. " . . . a framework for envisioning the twenty-first century in which one advance or invention leads inexorably to another. Kurzweil forecasts: computers will exceed the memory capacity and computing speed of the human brain by 2020; paraplegics will be able to walk through a combination of nerve stimulation and robotic devices; you will be able to choose the personality of your automated computer assistant; a mere nine years later you will be able to enhance your intelligence with neural implants; virtual reality will enable you to be with your lover with full auditory, visual and eventually tactile realism. The upshot is that human identity will be called into question as never before . . . " Book weight approx. 685g.   Good+
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010226  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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EASY MICROSOFT WINDOWS ME: See it Done, Do it Yourself
O’Hara, Shelley
ISBN: 0789724065
Que United States 2000 First Printing
 Softcover ix, + 292pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has minor edgewear, light corner creases. Simple guide to Microsoft ME (Millennium Edition). Learn Windows ME the easy way . . . Book weight approx. 780g.   Very Good
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 005580  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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PROCEEDINGS OF THE INTERNATIONAL WOOL TEXTILE RESEARCH CONFERENCE AUSTRALIA 1955. VOL. E, Wool Technology Parts 1and 2
[None noted]
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Reseach Organization, Australia Melbourne, Australia 1956 First Edition
 Card Softcover Price covers BOTH volumes. PART 1[Pages E-1 to E-314], unpaginated, b/white halftone plates, intext graphs and tables. Book square, spine firm, insect damage to foot of spine. Leaves clean. Printed card wrap slightly edgeworn and grubby. PART 2 [Pages E-315 to E-620]: Description as Part 1 [NO insect damage]. Contents [Both vols.] include: Preface [W. G. Crewther, editor], Dyeing and finishing, Carding-Drafting and spinning, The behavior of wool fibres during mechanical processing, Wet processing of wool, Shrinkproofing and mothproofing of wool, Lectures, Index [in vol.2]. Combined weight approx. 1,430gms. [1.43kg.]   Good+
Price: 37.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001879  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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Whole Shebang, The: A State-of-the-Universe(s) Report
Ferris, Tomothy
Weidenfeld & Nicolson London, England 1997 First Edition
 Soft Cover Softcover, first edition, 614gms, 393 pages. This book provides a fascinating report on the recent history and current state of cosmology. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Very Good/Not Applicable
Price: 8.50 (AUD)
Book Number: SCIPHY16  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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PRINCETON PROBLEMS IN PHYSICS, WITH SOLUTIONS
Nathan Newbury, Michael Newman, Et.al.
Princeton University Press Princeton, New Jersey  
 Softcover [1991] 5th Impression. xvi, + 319pp., intext, b/w line drawings and formulae throughout. Book clean, square. Minor stain [not remainder] to several leaves on top of text-block, otherwise pages clean. Illustrated, gloss card wrapper very mildly edgeworn and splayed, else very good. "Aimed at helping the Physics student to develop a solid grasp of basic graduate-level material, this book presents worked solutions to a wide range of informative problems . . . " Posed problems in areas of: Mechanics, Electricity and Magnetism, Quantum mechanics, Thermodynamics, Statistical mechanics and on to; Condensed matter, Relativity and astrophysics, Nuclear physics, Elementary particles, Atomic and General Physics, Preface and Index. Book weight approx. 510g.  Very Good
Price: 16.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 001923  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE SCIENCE OF JAMES BOND : From Bullets to Bowler Hats to Boat Jumps, the Real Technology Behind 007’s Fabulous Films
Gresh, Lois H. And Weinberg, Robert
ISBN: 0471661953
John Wiley & Sons New Jersey, U.S.A. 2006 First Edition
 Softcover xii, + 212pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Tiny spot to half-title page, else leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly indented. " . . . takes you on a fascinating excursion through the true science that underlies Bond's most fantastic and off-the-wall accoutrements. The authors provide a highly entertaining, informative look at the real-world achievements and brilliant imaginations behind such singular Bond gadgets as the buzz-saw Rolex, the car that turns into a submarine, and the ever-popular rocket-firing cigarette . . . " Contents include: Foreword by Raymond Benson, Introduction, 14 chapters, Appendix A-D, Notes, Index. Book weight approx. 299g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009774  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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What’s the Point? Book One: Information Text and Activities to Support Science and Technology Topics
Smith, Robyn
Robnar Publications Freemans Reach, Australia 1993 Edition Not Stated
 Soft Cover Softcover, edition not stated, 136g, 32pgs. This book is stage 1 for reading ages between 7 and 8 years and is a photocopiable masters. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 7.50 (AUD)
Book Number: EDUSCI106  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Science Spectrum 3
Coghill, Graham; and Wood, Paul
ISBN: 0858595079
Rigby Heinemann Port Melbourne, Australia 1993 Reprint
 Soft Cover Softcover, reprint, 896g, 371pgs. This is the third book in this successful series. It presents a balanced approach to science for students in year 10. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: EDUSCI105  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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RACE TO MARS : The ITN Mars Flight Atlas
Miles, Frank, and Booth, Nicholas [General Editors]
ISBN: 0333461770
Macmillan London 1988 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 192pp., colour art, and colour and b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has a small surface abrasion to front panel, tiny edge nick, negligible edge-creasing only. "The race to land humans on Mars has begun . . . " Contents include 6 'parts', Acks., Index. Book weight approx. 870g.   Very Good +/Very Good +
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010408  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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A GUIDE TO FIRE PREVENTION AND CONTROL
Safety Officer, Engineering & Water Supply Department, South Australian Government
W.L.Hawes, Government Printer Adelaide, South Australia 1962 First Edition
 Softcover (Staplebound) 30pp., saddle-stitched, staple-bound booklet. Staples holding firmly and not rusted. Booklet clean and square. Text-printed, ripple-textured card wrapper undamaged. Text-block uniformly lightly tanned, else unmarked. Issued in January, 1962, this brochure was prepared for staff and employees of South Australian Government departments to familiarise themselves with the common causes of fire, the conditions which encourage fire, and the correct use of the various types of fire-extinguishing apparatus . . . Contents include: Prelims., 9 'sections'. Booklet weight approx. 30g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good +
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010449  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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Voyage of the ’Beagle’, The
Darwin, Charles
Heron Books London, England 1968 Heron Books Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover with tan and green boards with gold stamping, Heron Books edition from Books That Have Changed Man's Thinking Series, 606g, 550pgs, decorated endpapers. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and light page discolouration thoughout. Boards are in good condition with minor shelf wear. Joint is partially split at front, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: TRASEA35  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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THE NUMERICAL ANALYSIS PROBLEM SOLVER
Research and Education Association (Fogiel, L.: Director)
ISBN: 0878915494
Research and Education Association New York 1984 Revised Printing
 Softcover xii, + 883pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, soft reading crease there-on. Leaves clean and unmarked. Printed card wrapper has a soft corner crease to lower front and rear panel, negligible edgewear. "This book is intended to help students in numerical analysis to find their way through the complex material which involves a wide variety of concepts. Topic by topic, and problem by problem, the book provides detailed illustrations of solution methods which are usually not apparent to students. Offers step-by-step explanations, and guides the student through each set of problems, to enable him/her to save a great deal of time and effort in arriving at an understanding of problems in numerical analysis." Contents include: 19 chapters, Index, Appendix. Book weight approx. 1.45 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.  Very Good +
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010568  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE AURELIAN : Or Natural History of English Insects Namely, Moths and Butterflies Together With the Plants on Which the Feed; A Faithful Account . . .
Harris, Moses
ISBN: 0881621951
Salem House Publishers Topsfield, Massachusetts, U.S.A. 1986 First U.S. Edition
 Hardcover 104pp., colour-art plates throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Laid-on colour-art title plate over orange cloth boards, which are undamaged save for several small, faint spots. No dustjacket as issued. Leaves clean and unmarked. Introduced by Robert Mays. "A faithful account of their respective Changes; their usual Haunts when in the winged State; and their standard Names, as given and established by the worthy and ingenious Society of Aurelians . . . A fine reproduction of the most splendid of all English entomological books, first published in 1766 . . . " Contents include: Index, Terms used in the descriptions of the plates, Foreword by J.M.Chalmers-Hunt, Introduction, Acks., (pages 13 to 108) Moses Harris's original text and plates with Commentary, The index as it appears in the Supplement to the original volume. Book weight approx. 920g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.  Very Good +
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010631  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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WINDOWS NT : Inside & Out
Sheldon, Tom
ISBN: 0078818265
Osborne McGraw-Hill California, U.S.A. 1993 First Edition
 Softcover xxviii, + 530pp., b/white illustrations/figures. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has a tiny crease and surface rub to lower rear panel. Guides you quickly from Fundamentals to Advanced Concepts. Book weight approx. 930g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.  Very Good +
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010651  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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Inquiry Into Life
Mader, Sylvia S.
ISBN: 0072399651
McGraw Hill New York, USA 2003 Tenth Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, tenth edition, 2180gms, 758 pgs plus appendix, index and glossary. Book is in very good, near new condition with only very mild general wear and tear. Boards are in very good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 2kg and may incur additional postage.  Very Good/Not Applicable
Price: 60.00 (AUD)
Book Number: SCIBIO9  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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ELECTRICAL PRINCIPLES III
Morris, Noel M.
ISBN: 0333231031
Macmillan Press Great Britain 1978 First Edition
 Softcover vi, + 97pp., b/white figures throughout. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. A stand-alone title in the Macmillan Technician Series. "Following on from 'Electrical Principles II', also by Noel Morris, this book follows the content of the TEC Standard Unit of the same name, covering third-level work in electrical principles, and also Electrical and Electronic Principles III." Book weight approx. 240g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good +
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010695  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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ELECTRICAL PRINCIPLES II
Morris, Noel M.
ISBN: 0333220625
Macmillan Press Great Britain 1977 First Edition
 Softcover vi, + 109pp., b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has a small, soft corner crease to front panel. A stand-alone title in the Macmillan Technician Series. "The contents of this book follow closely the TEC Standard Unit of the same title, covering second-level studies in Electrical Principles . . . " Book weight approx. 270g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good +
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010694  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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MICROBIOLOGY
Prescott L.M, Harley J.P. And Klein D.A.
ISBN: 0697293904
Wm. C. Brown Publishers  1996 Third Edition
 Laminated Pictorial Boards Very Good condition. A comprehensive textbook for the university student, concerning all parts of Microbiology. Chapters on Microbial Nutrition, Growth and Control, Microbial metabolism, Microbial genetics, viruses, symbiotic associations, immunology and microbial diseases. Heavier items may require additional postage.  Very Good
Price: 87.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007447  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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HISTOLOGY: A TEXT AND ATLAS
Ross M.H., Romrell L.J. And Kaye G.I.
ISBN: 0683073699
Williams and Wilkins  1989 third Edition
 Soft Cover Good condition. "A succint and clearly written text and the largest selection of photomicrographs available."  Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007448  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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MOLECULAR BIOLOGY OF THE CELL
Alberts B et al.
ISBN: 0815316208
Garland Publishing  1994 Third Edition
 Soft Cover Very Good condition. A comprehensive textbook for university students, chapters include, the cell, molecular genetics, internal organisation of the cell, and cells in their social context. Heavier items may require additional postage.  Very Good
Price: 55.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007450  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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An Introduction to Geological Structures and Maps
Bennison, G.M.
Edward Arnold London 1969 2nd Edition
 Papeback An Introduction to Geological Structures and Maps is a concise text that leads the students in easy stages from the simplest ideas on geological structures right through to the more advanced geological mapping techniques. The approach this book adopts is designed to help students with little or no supervision: each new topic is simply explained and illustrated by figures, and exercises are set on successive maps. If students are unable to complete a problem, they can read on to obtain more specific instructions on how theory may be used to solve the problem in question. -name on 1st p  Very Good - Good/None Issued
Price: 21.00 (AUD)
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Executioner’s Current
Moran, Richard
Alfred a Knopf NY 2002 
 Hardcover The incredible story of how the electric chair developed - not out of the desire for a more humane method of execution, but through the efforts of one 19th-century electric company to discredit the other! The battle between Edison's DC current and Westinghouse's AC system led to Edison persuading the state of New York to use the AC current to discredit Westinghouse. The first execution in the chair of William Kemler took place in August 1890 and was horribly botched. The story of the tug-of-war and the disturbing questions it raised.  Excellent/Excellent
Price: 32.00 (AUD)
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HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY: FROM CELLS TO SYSTEMS
Sherwood Lauralee
ISBN: 0314012257
West Publishing Corporation Pty. Ltd.  1993 Second Edition
 Laminated Pictorial Boards Very Good condition. An extensive manual on the human body, with chapters on each body part and system, with helpful diagrams and straightforward language. Heavier items may require additional postage.  Very Good
Price: 75.00 (AUD)
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ORGANIC CHEMISTRY
McMury John
ISBN: 0534162185
Brooks/Cole Publishing Company  1992 Third Edition
 Laminated Pictorial Boards Very Good condition. A popular and effective text, written in simple and straightforward language, with artwork for data representation, particularly of chemical transformations, and structured problems for the student. Heavier items may require additional postage.  Very Good
Price: 85.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007392  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR IMMUNOLOGY
Abbas Abul K., Lichtman Andrew H. And Pober Jordan S.
ISBN: 0721640249
W.B. Saunders and Company  1997 Third Edition
 Paperback Very Good/Good condition. "focuses on the experimental observations that form the basis for the science of immunology, highlights the implications of immunologic science for the management of human disease, and includes the latest advances in knowledge about the molecular structures involved in immune responses, signal transduction, and lymphocyte apoptosis." Heavier items may require additional postage.  Very Good/Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
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PHARMACOLOGY
Rang H.P., Dale M.M. And Ritter J.M.
ISBN: 0443050473
Churchill Livingston  1995 Third Edition
 Paperback Very Good condition."A successful approach, emphasising the mechanisms by which drugs act and relating these to their overall pharmocological effects and clinical uses. In doing so, it sets out for the reader a clear route from a molecular understanding of receptors and drug actions, to the therapeutic uses of the most important groups of drugs." Heavier items may require additional postage.  Very Good
Price: 55.00 (AUD)
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JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH: OCEANS AND ATMOSPHERES
no author
The American Geophysical Union  1972 
 Soft Cover Good condition. Journal of Geophysical Research, Volume 77, No. 36, December 1972.  Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007231  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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CANADIAN JOURNAL OF EARTH SCIENCES: PRESENTATION AND ASSESSMENT OF TIDES AND WATER LEVEL RECORDS FOR GEOPHYSICAL INVESTIGATIONS
Dohler G.C. And Ku L.F.
The National Research Council of Canada  1970 
 Soft Cover Good condition.  Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007232  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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DIGITAL SPECTRAL ANALYSIS
Yuen C.K. And Fraser D.
ISBN: 0643024190
CSIRO  1979 First Edition
 Paperback Good condition. Clean pages and tight binding. No inscription. Clean cover, slight crease near spine. Clean compressed page edge. "A self-contained introduction to spectral analysis and digital signal process that requires no prior knowledge of engineering mathematics, communication theory or advanced probability theory".  Good
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
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SPACE HANDBOOK: ASTRONAUTICS AND ITS APPLICATIONS
no author
United States Government Printing Office  1959 
 Hard Cover Very Good/Good condition. Clean pages and tight binding. No inscription. Library notice on inside front cover. Spine a little faded. Diagrams and photographs included. A little wear on boards. Clean compressed page edge. "A real need has been felt for an authoritative study in lay terms which would set forth clearly the present and definitely forseeable state of the art of space flight." Ex-Library Very Good/Good
Price: 70.00 (AUD)
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UFO’S PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE
Emenegger Robert
Ballantine Books, New York  1975 Reprint
 Paperback Good condition. Clean pages and tight binding. No inscription. Clean cover,Clean compressed page edge.   Good
Price: 7.00 (AUD)
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ALL COLOUR BOOK OF INSECTS
Tweedie Michael
ISBN: 0706402189
Octopus  1973 First Edition
 Hard Cover Clean pages and tight binding. Bookplate on fly. Clean, unmarked boards. Unclipped dustjacket.  Good to Very Good/Very Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003118  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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SEASHORES
Pope Joyce
ISBN: 0816719659
Troll Associates New Jersey 1990 First Thus
 Pictorial Hard Cover A Nature Club book, especially for children. Ideal for teaching children about the Sea and Seashores. Chapters include Notes, Where Do Seashore Animals Live, Animals in Armor, Life on the Rocks, Life in Tide Pools, Animals from the Open Sea, and much more.  As New
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001923  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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NEW WORLDS FOR OLD
Lunan, Duncan
ISBN: 0715377728
Westbridge Books Devon, England 1979 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 268pp., colour, and b/white line-drawn, illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain black boards undamaged. Tiny spot to front free endpaper and pastedown, else leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally edgeworn. With colour preconstructions by Ed Buckley and Gavin Roberts and contributory chapters by A.T. Lawton, John W. Macvey, A.F. Nimmo and A.E. Roy. " . . . not merely an enthralling account of Man's greatest adventure, it is also a demonstration of the vitally important role that today's exploration of the Solar System will play in our future." Book weight approx. 800g.   Very Good +/Very Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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WHAT JUST HAPPENED : A Chronicle from the Information Frontier
Gleick, James
ISBN: 0349115389
Abacus London 2002 First U.K. Edition
 Softcover 301pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edge-rubbed only. "Celebrated science writer James Gleick gives order to the swirling bits and pieces of change. 'What Just Happened' describes both the astonishing new gadgets and the old that have been given new power and new life: an illuminating look at the technological breakthroughs that continue to turn the modern world on its head." Book weight approx. 350g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good +
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
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Black Holes and Baby Universes and Other Essays
Hawking, Stephen
ISBN: 0553406639
Bantam Books London, England 1997 Reprint
 Softcover Softcover, reprint, 160gms, 172 pages. This is Stephen Hawking's first collection of essays and pieces on subjects that range from the warmly personal to the wholly scientific. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 6.50 (AUD)
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STEPHEN HAWKING’S A BRIEF HISTORY OF TIME : A Reader’s Companion
Stephen Hawking (Edited by). Gene Stone (Prepared by)
ISBN: 0553077724
Bantam Books New York 1992 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket ix, + 194pp., b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, silver title there-on. Plain blue boards undamaged. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, negligibly edge-creased, tiny nick to lower front flap fold. " . . . the essential companion volume to 'A Brief History of Time' and to the award-winning documentary film that it inspired . . . Meticulously annotated with biographical notes for each participant and explanatory passages that amplify the scientific ideas they discuss; illustrated throughout with photographs of the speakers and from Professor Hawking's past and present, and with drawings and graphics illuminating the scientific concepts at issue, this volume is an extraordinary oral history - an immensely moving, endlessly fascinating portrait of one of the great minds of the twentieth century." Book weight approx. 545g.   Very Good +/Very Good +
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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Fibres, Plastics, and Rubbers: A Handbook of Common Polymers
Roff, W. J
Butterworths Scientific Publications London, England 1956 First Edition
 Hard Cover Hardcover with green boards, dust jacket missing, first edition, 650gms, 400 pages, blank endpapers. This is a handbook of common polymers. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout. Boards are in good condition with light shelf wear and scuffing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!  Good/No Jacket
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
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How the Mind Works
Pinker, Steven
ISBN: 0140244913
Penguin Books London, England 1998 Reprint
 Softcover Softcover, reprint edition, 412gms, 660 pages. This book explains what the mind is, how it evolved, and how it allows us to see, think, feel, interact, enjoy the arts and ponder the mysteries of life. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 20,000 books in stock we can't list them all!!   Good/Not Applicable
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
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A.D.A.M.: STUDENT ATLAS OF ANATOMY
Olson Todd R.
ISBN: 068300042X
Williams & Wilkins  1996 First Edition
 Paperback Good condition. "A.D.A.M. is packed with full-colour original illustrative art, cadaveric photographs, radiographs and tables, which have been arranged to facilitate and expand the student's appreciation of the essentials of human anatomy."  Good
Price: 65.00 (AUD)
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Electronic Principles: Integrated and Discrete
Cox, James. F; Everett, S. Roger
ISBN: 0132518449
Prentice- Hall International Englewood Cliffs, USA 1987 Prentice Hall International Ed
 Paperback Paperback, Prentice-Hall International Edition, 850gms, 553 pages. This is a guide to Electronic Principles for University Students. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good/Not Applicable
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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Free-Energy Device Handbook, The: A Compilation of Patents & Reports
Hatcher Childress, David (ed)
ISBN: 0932813240
Adventures Unlimited Press USA 1994 First Edition
 Soft Cover Softcover, first edition, 596g, 306pgs. A visual tool for experimenters and researchers into magnetic motors and other "over-unity" devices. Book is in fair condition with moderate general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Fair/Not Applicable
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
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Electronics for Electrical Trades
Lowe, James F.
ISBN: 007451038X
McGraw Hill Roseville East, Australia 1984 Third Edition
 Soft Cover Softcover, reprint of third edition, 784g, 260pgs. Contents includes: diodes; diode applications; linear and non-linear resistors; bipolar junction transistors; BJT bias circuits; BJT amplifiers; regulator circuits; field effective transistors; thyristors and thristor circuits; optoelectronics; digital logic; and electron tubes. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
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GE: Genetic Engineering and You
Bremner, Moyra
ISBN: 0006531903
Harpercollins Publishers (Harper Collins) Hammersmith, England 1999 First Edition
 Paperback Paperback, First Edition, 300gms, 437 pages. Moyra Bremner exposes new evidence of how Genetic engineering may harm vital areas of your life, making sense of the key issues, and revealing astonishing new facts that affect you and those you love. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: SCI21  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Albert Einstein and the Frontiers of Physics
Bernstein, Jeremy
ISBN: 0195120299
Oxford University Press Oxford, USA 1997 First Oxford Edition
 Paperback Paperback, First Oxford Edition, 325gms, 189 pages. Physicist and science writer Jeremy Berstein gives us illuminating glimpses into the heart and mind of the man as he discusses Einstein's decision to leave Germany for the United States and the great scientist's increasing despair over the rise of Hitler and the coming of the Second World War. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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Measuring the Universe: The Historical Quest to Quantify Space
Ferguson, Kitty
ISBN: 0747256993
Headline Book Publishing London, England 2000 First Paperback Edition
 Softcover Softcover, first paperback edition, 254gms, 306 pages. An exciting and accessible mix of history and cutting-edge science, this book chronicles man's attempts to push back the frontiers of understanding. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good/Not Applicable
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
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Men Who Measured the Universe, The
Gribbin, John and Mary
ISBN: 1840465360
Icon Books Ltd. Cambridge, England 2004 First Thus
 Softcover Softcover, first thus, 166gms, 134 pages. This book tells of the handful of pioneers obsessed with measuring the distance scale of the Universe. It is a story that reveals our curious fascination with the night sky, and the hard work, perseverance and spirit of those who sought through their observations to unlocks its secrets. Book is in very good, near new condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Very Good/Not Applicable
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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Sky Watch: A Guide to the Southern Skies
Ellyard, David
ISBN: 0733306756
ABC Books Sydney, Australia 1993 Reprint
 Softcover Softcover, reprint, 216gms, 143 pages. This book will help you get started on your astronomy adventure. Book is in very good, near new condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Very Good/Not Applicable
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
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Miss Leavitt’s Stars: The Untold Story of the Woman Who Discovered How to Measure the Universe
Johnson, George
ISBN: 0393051285
Atlas Books New York, USA 2006 First Edition
 Softcover Softcover, first edition, 168gms, 162 pages. Book is in very good, near new condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Very Good/Not Applicable
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
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Einstein’s Universe: Relativity Made Plain - the Amazing Achievement of Albert Einstein and What It Means Today
Calder, Nigel
ISBN: 0517385708
Greenwich House New York, USA 1982 Reprint
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint, 408gms, 154 pages. This book was written to celebrate the centenary of Einstein's birth. It pays tribute to the elegance, originality, and force of Einstein's work and demonstrates with such eloquence the debt that science and humankind, in their probe of the cosmos, will owe him for eternity. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with light shelf wear. Dust jacket shows one or two small tears, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good/Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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Simple Science of Flight, The: From Insects to Jumbo Jets
Tennekes, Henk
ISBN: 0262201054
MIT Press Cambridge, MA, USA 1998 Third Printing
 Softcover Softcover, third printing, 334gms, 137 pages. This book offers an introduction to the mechanics of flight and, beyond that, to the scientific attitude that finds wonder in simple calculations, forging connections between the energy efficiency of a peanut butter sandwich and that of the kerosene that fuels a jumbo jet. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. There is a very small pen marking from a previous owner on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good/Not Applicable
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Genes: The Fight For Life
Ford, Brian J.
Cassell London, England 1999 First Edition
 Softcover Softcover, first edition, 408gms, 248 pgs. This book looks at the developments in the life sciences and tells us all what we need to know, in a style that can be enjoyably understood. Topics covered include: living cells; using cell technology to human advantage; controlling disease; what cells reveal about human behaviour; and cloning and future genetic research. Book is in very good condition with only mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Very Good/Not Applicable
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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Galileo’s Commandment: An Anthology of Great Science Writing
Bolles, Edmund Blair (ed)
ISBN: 0316648280
Little Brown & Company London, England 1999 First UK Edition
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first UK edition, 1025gms, 485 pages. The writings in this book span from Herodotus' piece of 444 B.C. to some of today's most eminent scientists, science fiction authors, historians and philosophers. Book is in very good, near new condition with only very mild general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are in very good condition with only very light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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Totality: Eclipses of the Sun
Littmann, Mark; Willcox, Ken; and Espenak, Fred
ISBN: 0195131797
Oxford University Press Oxford, England 1999 Second Edition
 Softcover Softcover, second edition, 522gms, 268 pages. This book takes you to the eclipses of the past, present, and future, and lets you see and feel why people travel to the ends of the Earth to observe them. Book is in very good condition with only very minor general wear and tear. There is a small pen mark on the inside front page from a previous owner, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Very Good/Not Applicable
Price: 19.00 (AUD)
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Maxwell’s Conundrum: A Serious But Not Ponderous Book About Relativity
Scheider, Walter
ISBN: 096769440X
Cavendish Press USA 2000 First Edition
 Softcover Softcover, first edition, 422gms, 234 pages. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good/Not Applicable
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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Visions: How Science Will Revolutionize the 21st Century and Beyond
Kaku, Michio
ISBN: 0198500866
Oxford University Press Oxford, England 1998 First Edition
 Softcover Softcover, first edition, 654gms, 403 pages. Book is in good condition with only very mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Very Good/Not Applicable
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
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Universe and the Teacup, The: The Mathematics of Truth and Beauty
Cole, K. C.
ISBN: 0349111197
Abacus London, England 1999 First Thus
 Softcover Softcover, first thus, 188gms, 214 pages. This book demystifies mathematics and explores its applications to our everyday lives, showing how maths can simplify problems so we can understand and solve them. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good/Not Applicable
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
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Brief History of Infinity, A: The Quest to Think the Unthinkable
Clegg, Brian
ISBN: 1841196509
Constable & Robinson London, England 2003 Reprint
 Softcover Softcover, reprint, 236gms, 255 pages. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 8.50 (AUD)
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ESSENTIAL HAEMATOLOGY (Second Edition)
Hoffbrand, A.V., and Pettit, J. E.
ISBN: 0632011963
Blackwell Scientific Publications United Kingdom 1984 Second Edition
 Softcover 274pp., b/white illustrations/figures throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper softly creased. " . . . designed to give the medical student a sound knowledge of the current trends (note: 1984) in haematological practice . . . The updated second edition includes new material, particularly in the sections dealing with the haemoglobinopathies, lymphocytes, leukaemias and myelodysplastic disorders, malignant lymphomas, haemostasis and blood transfusions." Book weight approx. 565g.   Very Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
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ELECTRICAL DRAWING I
Cluley, J.C.
ISBN: 0333270231
Macmillan Press Great Britain 1979 First Edition
 Softcover viii, + 69pp., b/white figures throughout. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has a minor surface scratch to front panel. "This book is designed for technician students studying level I TEC Units in Electrical Drawing . . . As well as dealing with aspects of orthographic and pictorial drawings, 'Electrical Drawing I' looks at circuit diagrams, printed circuits, block diagrams, symbosis and equipment design - all topics specific to electrical and electronic engineering." A stand-alone title in the Macmillan Technician Series. Book weight approx. 175g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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Chemistry Workbook for Dummies
Mikulecky, Peter J.; Brutlag, Katherine; Gilman, Michelle Rose; and Peterson, Brian
ISBN: 9780470251522
Wiley Publishing Inc. Hoboken, NJ, USA 2008 First Edition
 Soft Cover Softcover, first edition, 508g, 344pgs. Practice solving hundreds of chemistry problems. Review key chemistry concepts. Get complete answer explanations for all problems. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Very Good/Not Applicable
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Chemistry for Dummies
Moore, John T.
ISBN: 9780764554308
Wiley Publishing Inc. Hoboken, NJ, USA 2003 Reprint
 Soft Cover Softcover, reprint, 604g, 362pgs. Discover how easy it is to grasp the basics of chemistry. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Very Good/Not Applicable
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
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Biology for Dummies
Siegfried, Donna Rae
ISBN: 9780764553264
Wiley Publishing Inc. Hoboken, NJ, USA 2001 Reprint
 Soft Cover Softcover, reprint, 600g, 362pgs. Your fun and easy guide to understanding life science. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Inside front perforated cheat sheet has been torn from perforations, but is still in book, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Very Good/Not Applicable
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Complete Idiot’s Guide to Physics, The
Dennis, Johnnie T.; and Moring, Gary
ISBN: 1592575315
Alpha Books New York, USA 2006 Second Edition
 Soft Cover Softcover, second edition, 632g, 392pgs. Conquer your fear of physics with clear concepts and dozens of practice problems. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Very Good/Not Applicable
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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New Science of Strong Materials or Why You Don’t Fall Through the Floor, The
Gordon, J. E.
ISBN: 0140135979
Penguin Books London, England 1991 Second Edition
 Paperback Paperback, second edition, 184gms, 287 pages. Why isn't wood weaker than it is? Why isn't steel stronger? Why does glass sometimes shatter and sometimes bend like a spring? This book aims to answer these and other questions about the nature of materials. Book is in good condition with very minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 8.50 (AUD)
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Electric Universe: How Electricity Switched on the Modern World
Bodanis, David
ISBN: 0316729728
Little, Brown & Company London, England 2005 First Edition
 Softcover Softcover, first edition, 346gms, 237 pages. From the cold waters of the Atlantic to the streets of Hamburg during a WW2 firestorm and the interior of the human body, this book is a mesmerizing journey of discovery by a master science writer. Book is in good condition with very minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Very Good/Not Applicable
Price: 7.50 (AUD)
Book Number: SCI90  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Binocular and Naked Eye Guide to the Stars, The
Dibon-Smith, Richard
Clear Skies Publishing Company Toronto, Canada 2004 Third Edition
 Spiral Bound Softcover Spiral bound softcover, third revised edition, third printing, 192gms, 210 pages. This is the ideal way to learn how to find your way around the night skies. Book is in good condition with only minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good/Not Applicable
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: SCISPA57  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Constellations Pocket Guide, The: The 2005-2006 Edition
Dibon-Smith, Richard
ISBN: 0968415717
Clear Skies Publishing Company Toronto, Canada 2005 2005-2006 Edition
 Softcover Softcover, poket sized, second printing, 224gms, 299 pages. Using current astonomical information, this star guide is one of the most accurate and up-to-date guides on the market. Book is in very good condition with only minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Very Good/Not Applicable
Price: 27.00 (AUD)
Book Number: SCISPA58  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Introduction to Organic Chemistry (International Student Edition)
Brown, William H.
ISBN: 0534981062
Brooks/Cole Publishing Company USA 1988 Fourth Edition
 Soft Cover Softcover, fourth edition, international student edition, 1025g, 536pgs. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear. Front cover shows some light creasing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage.  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: SCICHE1  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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THE NEW MOON RACE. (Signed Copy)
Jones, Morris
ISBN: 9781877058820
Rosenberg Publishing Dural D.C., NSW, Australia 2009 First Edition, First Impressio
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 184pp., colour-plaste frontispiece, plus intext illustrations throughout; mostly colour plates. Book clean and square. Gloss spine and illustrated boards are in mint condition. A short, inspiring inscription, signed by the author on half-title page, else leaves pristine. Like-illustrated (as boards), loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. A handsome, glossy production suitably written for the juvenile or adult reader, this book describes the dramatic advances currently (read 2009) being made in lunar exploration, with growing interest and involvement from China, Japan, India and South Korea, as well as the United States. Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, 23 chapters, Stop Press, Bibliography, Acks., Index. Book weight approx. 910g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.   Near Fine/Very Good +
Price: 38.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008883  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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GODS GHOSTS AND MEN IN MELANESIA: Some Religions of Australian New Guinea and the New Hebrides. (Signed Copy)
Lawrence, P, and Meggitt, M.J. (EDited by)
Oxford University Press Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1965 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket 298pp., area-map endpapers. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Black cloth boards bumped on lower foredge corners, and heel of backstrip. Inscription, signed and dated by primary editor (Peter Lawrence) on half-title page, plus a former owner's name on verso of ffep. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn and bumped. Using an impressive list of contributors, experts all (R.M.Berndt, R.N.Bulmer, K.O.Burridge, P.Lawrence, et al) the primary aim of these essays is to bring forth a previously neglected area of Melanesian ethnography; Traditional Religion. Contents include: Intro., variously-The Huli, Siane, Kamano, Usurufa, Jate, Fore, Mae Enga, Kyaka, Lakau, Ngaing, Tangu and Melanesian Pentecost People. Biblio., Index. Book weight approx. 500g.   Very Good/Good
Price: 32.73 (AUD)
Book Number: 005693  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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Future Perfect: What Next? And Other Impossible Questions
Williams, Robyn
ISBN: 9781741753189
Allen & Unwin Crows Nest, Australia 2007 First Edition
 Softcover Softcover, first edition, 178gms, 171 pages. This is a book for those who believe we can shape the future of our earth, and that there is a moral responsibility for us to do just that. It confronts the challenges before us and does not shrink from the hard answers. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Front cover shows some light creasing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 6.50 (AUD)
Book Number: SCI91  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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TECHNOLOGY AND THE WORKFORCE: An Annotated Bibliography. (Signed Copy)
Ford, Bill, Coffey, Margaret, Dunphy, Dexter
ISBN: 085823212X
Technology Research Unit, N.S.W. Ministry of Technology, for University of N.S.W. Sydney 1981 First Edition
 Softcover xi, + 193pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Short inscription, signed by primary author on title-page, otherwise leaves clean. Printed card wrapper slightly splayed and edgeworn, noticeably U.V. affected printed panel on spine. A select, classified and annotated bibliography of studies and citations published in the 1970's, on the inter-relationship between technology and the workforce, in industrialised countries. Contents include: Prelims., Intro., Entries, Indices [author, title, subject, journal title], more. Book weight approx. 300g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Good+
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003198  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE RISE AND FALL OF THE THIRD CHIMPANZEE : How Our Animal Heritage Affects the Way We Live
Diamond, Jared
ISBN: 0099913801
Vintage London 2002 Reprint
 Softcover 360pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper near fine. Winner of the 1992 Science Book Prize. "More than 98 per cent of human genes are shared with two species of chimpanzee. The 'third' chimpanzee is man. Jared Diamond surveys our life-cycle, culture, sexuality and destructive urges both towards ourselves and the planet, to explore the ways in which we are uniquely human yet still influenced by our animal origins." Book weight approx. 270g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Near Fine
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010986  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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MARINE BOTANY: An Introduction
Dawson, E.Yale
ISBN: 0030555906
Holt, Rinehart and Winston New York 1966 First Edition
 Hard Cover xii, 371pp., b/w illustrations and line drawimgs throughout. No dustjacket. Book clean and square, white label affixed to ffep. Wipe marks on boards, minimal scuffing head and foot of spine. Numerous chapters including: Marine Environment, Bacteria, Fungi, Phytoplankton, Blue-green Algae, Seaweeds [structure, development, reproduction], Benthic Algae, Ecology, History of the Study of Seaweeds, Utilization, Field Collecting, Appendices, more. Book weight approx. 760g.  Good
Price: 11.22 (AUD)
Book Number: 000442  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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A BIG FIX : Radical Solutions for Australia’s Environmental Crisis
Lowe, Ian
ISBN: 1863951261
Black Inc Melbourne, VIC, Australia 2005 First Edition
 Softcover 113pp. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean, slightly edge-tanned. Printed card wrapper very good. " . . . pre-eminent scientist and environmentalist Ian Lowe tackles the problem head on and offers far-reaching solutions to our environmental and social crisis. He advocates a fundamental change to our values and social institutions and offers a vision of a healthier society - one that is humane, takes an ecocentric approach, adopts long-term thinking, uses our natural resources responsibly and is informed about the fragility of our natural systems." Book weight approx. 160g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011030  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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End of Science, The: Facing the Limits in the Twilight of the Scientific Age
Horgan, John
ISBN: 0316640522
Little Brown & Company London, England 1997 First UK Edition
 Softcover Softcover, first UK edition, 456gms, 324pgs. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good/Not Applicable
Price: 7.50 (AUD)
Book Number: SCI79  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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GALILEO’S DAUGHTER A Drama of Science, Faith and Love
Sobel Dava
ISBN: 1857027124
Fourth Estate London  2000 1st Thus
 Card Cover A moving account of the relationship between father and daughter and the tension between belief and scientific conviction at the origins of modern science.   Very Good
Price: 7.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012167  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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