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CROSSING OVER : Where Art and Science Meet
Gould, Stephen Jay, and Purcell, Rosamond Wolff
ISBN: 060980586x
Three Rivers Press New York 2000 First Edition (Stated)
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Softcover with Fold-in Flaps 159pp., colour and b/white plates throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated (Rosamond Purcell) card wrapper negligibly edgeworn. " . . . brings together thought-provoking essays and uncannily beautiful photographs to disprove the popular notion that art and science exist in an antagonistic relationship . . . Gould and Purcell's work convinces the reader that a provocative interplay between art and science is not only possible, but inevitable and necessary as well." Contents include: Preface: Crossing The Bar by Stephen Jay Gould, 30 chapters over two 'parts', Afterword by Rosamond Wolff Purcell. Book weight approx. 800g.  Very Good +
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008056  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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COMPUTATIONS FOR SHEET METAL WORKING OPERATIONS
[Staff Writers] E.W.Bliss Company
E.W.Bliss Company Brooklyn, New York  Revised
4to - over 9" - 12" tall 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
4to - over 9" - 12" tall 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)
Book Number: 008131  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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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
4to - over 9" - 12" tall 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
Price: 24.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008379  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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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
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 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)
Book Number: 008421  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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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
4to - over 9" - 12" tall 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
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 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)
Book Number: 008607  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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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
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 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)
Book Number: 008630  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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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
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 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)
Book Number: 008631  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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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)
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 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)
Book Number: 008690  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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FRACTURE : Proceedings of the Second Tewksbury Symposium
Osborn, C.J., et al
Butterworths (Australia) Sydney, NSW, Australia 1969 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 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
4to - over 9" - 12" tall 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)
Book Number: 009544  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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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
Large 8vo 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 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 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
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
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 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
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 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
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 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
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 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
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 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 +
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
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 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
4to - over 9" - 12" tall 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
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
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 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 +
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
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 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
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 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 +
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
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 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
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 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
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 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
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 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 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 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
4to - over 9" - 12" tall 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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