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2006 Yearbook of Astronomy
Moore, Patrick (ed)
ISBN: 1405048662
Pan Macmillan Limited London, England 2005 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Paperback Paperback, First Edition, 500gms, 331 pages. The 2006 edition contains authoritative star charts and detailed monthly notes that plot a clear path through the year's eclipses, comets, meteors, nebulae and phases of the moon. Book is in very 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!  Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: SCISPA15  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Road to The Stars, The
Nicolson, Iain
ISBN: 0688033369
William Morrow and Company, Inc New York, USA 1978 First Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hard Cover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 750gms, 224 pages, blank endpapers. With its unique combination of hard fact and informed speculation, The Road to the Stars is more than just an exciting entertainment: it is also an indispensible handbook to the future. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Dust Jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, 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
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: SCISPA20  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Secrets of the Sky
Ruggieri, Guido
Paul Hamlyn Pty Limited London, England 1969 First Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hard Cover with Dust Jacket Laminated pictorial boards replicated on the dust jacket, First Edition, 900gms, 174 pages plus index, illustrated pictorial endpapers. In clear and factual detail, the text describes and explains the history of astronomy, the discoveries of the stars and planets, and man's beginning attempts at space travel and physical exploration of the planets and outer space. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, slight tear to front endpaper. Dust Jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, 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
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: SCISPA21  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Black Holes: A Traveller’s Guide
Pickover, Clifford A.
ISBN: 0471197041
John Wiley & Sons New York, USA 1996 Edition Not Stated
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Paperback Softcover, edition not stated, 362gms, 210 pages. Clifford Pickover's inventive and entertaining excursion beyond the curves of space and time. 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
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: SCISPA16  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Meteorites: A Journey Through Space and Time
Bevan, Alex; & De Laeter, John
ISBN: 086840490X
University of New South Wales Press Sydney, Australia 2002 First Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover, First edition, 1.2kg, 215pgs. Meteorites hold the answers to the complexities of the formation of the universe, includes 250 stunning colour illustrations. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, dust jacket is in fair condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured 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 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!!.  Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: SCISPA25  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Physics-Astronomy Frontier, The
Hoyle, Fred; Narlikar, Jayant
ISBN: 0716711605
W. H. Freeman and Company San Francisco, USA 1980 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover Hardcover, first edition, 996g, 483pgs, coloured endpapers. Focuses on the fundamental forces at work in the universe, and provides a basis for understanding astronomical phenomena. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, dust jacket is in fair condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured 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 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!!.  Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: SCISPA26  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Road to Stockholm, The: Nobel Prizes, Science, and Scientists
Hargittai, Istvan
ISBN: 0198607857
Oxford University Press Oxford, England 2003 First Thus
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Softcover Softcover, first thus, 432gms, 344pgs. This book illuminates the nature of scientific process, the Nobel Prize selection process, the factors common to award-winning research, and the effects of the Nobel Prize on science itself. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear and very light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: SCI76  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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HYDROGEN IONS:Their Determination And Importance In Pure And Industrial Chemistry, Being Volume Three Of a Series Of Monographs On Applied Chemistry Founded By the Late E. Howard Tripp: Ph. D. Volume One
Britton, Hubert T.S.
Chapman and Hall London 1955 4th, revised/enlarged
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover + D/J xix, + 476pp., b/w diagrams, line illustrations, graphs.Book has minor cocking, spine a little loose. Price-clipped d/wrap has a few dirt marks; else good. 21 chapters viz.: theory, hydrogen electrode, abnormal acids, errors, index, and much more. Weight approx. 800g. [Please note: Volume 2, Book # 149]   Good
Price: 26.40 (AUD)
Book Number: 000148  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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HYDROGEN IONS: Their Determination And Importance In Pure and Industrial Chemistry, Being Volume Three of a Series Of Monographs on Applied Chemistry Founded By the Late E. Howard Tripp, Ph. D., Volume Two
Britton, Hubert T.S.
Chapman and Hall London 1956 4th, revised/enlarged
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover + D/J xix, + 489pp., b/w diagrams, graphs, line illustrations. Book has minor cocking, spine a little loose. Price-clipped d/wrap has a few dirt marks and a small closed tear rear top of spine; else good. 27 chapters viz.: importance of hydrogen-ion concentration in various manufacturing processes, including sugar, paper, milk, leather. baking, even hen's eggs. Includes index, much more. Weight approx. 800g. [Please note: Volume one, book # 148]  Good
Price: 26.40 (AUD)
Book Number: 000149  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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AUSTRALIAN ASTRONOMERS: Achievements at the Frontiers of Astronomy
Bhathal, Ragbir
ISBN: 0642106665
National Library of Australia Canberra and Melbourne, Australia 1996 First Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Stiff Card Paperback vii, & 236pp., b/w illustrations, diagrams. Cosmic illustrated stiff card wrap has a tiny bump to lower foredge corner; else fine. The series of scientists interviewed for this book include: R. Hanbury Brown, John Bolton, Ron Ekers, Ken Freeman, Ben Gascoigne and others. Weight approx. 750g.  Very Good +
Price: 15.84 (AUD)
Book Number: 000214  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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METEORS
Fedynsky, V
Foreign Languages Publishing House Moscow 1959 
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Soft Cover 126pp.,b/w pics and graphs throughout. Three-colour heavy paper cover. Minor scuffs at head, foot of spine, few foxing spots; else very good. Translated from Cold war era Russian, this book is a sobering look at Meteors from a Russian perspective. Weight approx. 150g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good
Price: 15.84 (AUD)
Book Number: 000249  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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SOLUTION OF PROBLEMS IN AERODYNAMICS
Urry, S.A
Pitman London 1956 
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Hard Cover + D/J ix, 382pp., blue cloth boards, numerous b/w diagrams, graphs, formulae throughout. Book clean, except for some minor spots on the edges of several pages. Dustjacket tired, with pieces missing head and foot, and amateur taping inside. Primarily for students, this book is nevertheless detailed. Contents include: Properties of Fluids, Atmospheres, Bernoulli's Equation, Lift and Drag Characteristics of Airfoils, Straight and Level Flight, Propeller Theory and Performance, more. Appendices, References. Weight approx. 400g. PLEASE NOTE: LISTED BOOKS ARE NOT STORED AT SHOP PREMISES. DIGITAL PHOTOS AVAILABLE ON REQUEST  Fair+
Price: 15.84 (AUD)
Book Number: 000264  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE FACE ON MARS: Evidence of a Lost Civilisation
Crowley, Brian / Pollock, Anthony
ISBN: 0725105135
Sun Books Melbourne, Australia 1986 Edition Not Stated
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Stiff Card Paperback x, & 118pp., 4 page unpaginated colour section, b/w illustrations throughout. Leaves clean, minor corner curl to top foredge. Illustrated card cover corner bumped with short crease, a few mild blind indentations, else good. Is the face on Mars genuine? Contents include: NASA Missions, Mars: Fact, Strange Discoveries, Face of Cydonia, Phobos-Moon or Space Station, Pyramids on Mars? , Pyramids on Earth, Connections, Canals of Mars, Life on Mars?, Into the Future, appendices, more. Book weight approx. 250g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Good.
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000504  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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MODERN HOME LAUNDRYWORK
Henney, E. & Byett, J.D.
Dent & Sons London 1956 
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong] viii, + 184pp., first published 1934, revised, reset through several editions, intext b/w half-tones and line drawings throughout. Book slightly canted, spine firm, cloth clean. Leaves clean. Clipped, edgeworn, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nipped and chipped with non-original ink marks on front panel. Contents include: Properties and reactions of textile fibres, Water, Soap, Stain removal, Principles of cleansing, Apparatus, Treatment of cotton and linen, Wool, Silk, Rayon, Fine fabrics, Synthetic fibres, Special treatments, Routine of the family wash, Experiments, Index. Book weight approx. 300g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Good+
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000851  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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FOSSILS IN COLOUR
Kirkaldy, J.F.
Blandford Press London 1967 First Edition
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong] 223pp., numerous colour plates, maps, b/w line drawings. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Leaves clean. Errata slip tipped-in on colophon. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket very slightly edgeworn, else very good. Contents, sub-chaptered, include: Nature of fossils, Scientific value of fossils, Occurance of fossils, Colour plates-Maps and fossils, Chief groups of fossil organisms, Collection and extraction of fossils, Identification of fossils, Index of genera, more. Book weight approx. 400g.   Very Good +,
Price: 14.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 001037  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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EXPERIMENTAL RECORDING FOR BEGINNERS
Tutchings, A.
Miles Henslow London  
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Staplebound Softcover No publication date [circa mid. 60's]. 40pp., book clean, square. Staples firm. Intext, instructional b/w halftone and line-drawn illustrations. Leaves clean. Limp wrap has insect damage on foredges, price sticker ghost and fingermarks. Part 1 covers "Twenty practical experiments in Magnetic Recording". Part 2 covers "Building a fully Portable Recorder". Book weight apprpx. 110g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Good+
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001490  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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PROCEEDINGS OF THE FIFTH NATIONAL AUSTRALIAN CONVENTION OF THE AMATEUR ASTRONOMERS. Melbourne, March 31-April 3, 1972
Perdix, John L.
Astronomical Society of Victoria Melbourne 1972 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Soft Cover 124pp., b/w half-tone illustrations, graphs, and line drawings throughout. Book square, spine firm. Tiny dog-ears to a few leaves [half-title page worst]. Limp wrapper has a few fingermarks and light creases. Rear fly removed. An interesting report of proceedings from this convention which was held at the Chevron Hotel, St. Kilda Road, Melbourne, March 31 to April 3, 1972. Book weight approx. 170g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Good
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 001528  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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ASPHALTE IN MODERN CONSTRUCTION
Hancock, G.J.
George Newnes London 1950 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Original Blue Cloth Hardcover 230pp., intext, b/w halftone and line-drawn illustrations and diagrams throughout. Book square, clean. Spine firm. Gilt titles [cover and backstrip] patined, but readable. Very lightly bumped corners. Small original seller's stamp on ffep., a few fingermarks on random leaves. No dustjacket. Developed from an initiative for goverment postwar training schemes in the asphalte industry, contents include: Prelims., 10 chapters; viz: Nature, Composition, Uses, Large scale construction, Technique, Testing, Raw materials, Appendices, more. Book weight approx. 520g.   Good+
Price: 23.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001713  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE SOUTH EAST FISHERY: A Scientific Review with Particular References to Quota Management
[Ed.] Richard D.J.Tilzey
ISBN: 0642204462
Bureau of Resource Sciences Parkes, A.C.T. 1994 First Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong] xii, + 360pp., intext, b/w [several in colour], graphs, tables and line drawings throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Pictorial, loose-plastic protected dustjacket trivially edgeworn only. A scientific review of the South East Fishery, traditionally supplying the bulk of fresh fish to Melbourne, Sydney and Tasmanian fish markets. Contents: Prelims., 6 chapters [sub-chaptered], References, Appendices. Book weight approx. 1210g. [1.21KG.]  Near Fine
Price: 34.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001775  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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FATIGUE DESIGN PROCEDURES: Proceedings of the 4th Symposium of the International Committee of Aeronautical Fatigue Held in Munich, 16-18 June, 1965
[Editors] E. Gassner and W. Schultz
Pergamon Press Oxford, U.K. 1969 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Original Blue Cloth HB & DJ xiii, + 520pp., intext, b/w half-tone, graphs, tables, and forrmulae illustrations throughout. Book square, clean, minimal colour strip specks on cloth. Spine firm. Gilt titles. Dampstain evidence to top and upper foredge of textblock, otherwise leaves clean. Art-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally edgeworn, small sticker residue and fingermarks. Some two hundred experts with specialized knowledge of aeronautical fatigue, from ten different countries, attended the 4th Symposium of the International Committee of Aeronautical Fatigue, Munich 1965. This is the full text of fifteen papers presented on 'Fatigue Design Procedures'. Prelims., 15 presenters, Index. Volume 20 in the 'International Series of Monographs in Aeronautics and Astronautics Division IX: Symposia. Book weight approx. 1180g. [1.18KG.]  Good
Price: 24.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001920  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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FROM MICROPHONE TO EAR: Modern Sound-recording and Reproduction Technique
Slot, G.
Philips Technical Library Netherlands 1965 4th [revised] Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 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.
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 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
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 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
4to - over 9" - 12" tall 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
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 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
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 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
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
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 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+
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
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 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
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
Large 8vo 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
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 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
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 003889  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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