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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
4to (small) 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
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
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 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 +
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
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 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)
4to - over 9" - 12" tall 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
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
8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall 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
8vo [Oblong] 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
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 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
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 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
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  
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 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
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 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
4to - over 9" - 12" tall 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
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
4to - over 9" - 12" tall 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
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
4to - over 9" - 12" tall 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 +
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
16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 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
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 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
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
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 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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Measuring and Testing Equipment for the Electrical and Communication Industries
Muirhead and Co. Ltd
Muirhead and Co. Ltd Kent, UK 1936 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Soft Cover Catalogue, with pictures and detailed specifications for each device. Includes price list, approx 100 pages, with chapters on resistance networks, condensers, inductances, bridges and accessories, oscillators and wavemeters, frequency standard and accessories, oscillographs recorders and meters, miscellaneous equipment. Contents pegbound into card covers. 467g.  Very Good
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005075  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Radiation Heat Transfer for Spacecraft and Solar Power Plant Design
Frank Kreith
International Textbook Company Scrantion Pensylvania 1962 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover Dustwrapper chipped and torn. Very clean and bright. 236pp. Includes 3 charts in pocket at back. 673g.  Very Good
Price: 21.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000802  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Editing Scientific Books and Journals
M O’ Conner
ISBN: 0272795178
Pitman Medical  1978 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Laminated Boards An ELSE-Ciba Foundation Guide for Editors. Signd by owner on ffep. 380g.  Very Good+
Price: 21.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000840  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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The Great Project
Werner Von Braun et al
Carl Zeiss West Germany 1971 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hard Cover Space Exploration and Apollo Program. Various contributors including Werner Von Braun. Many photographs and illustrations. Fine apart from tone spots to inside front cover and end papers. 870g.  Very Good+
Price: 21.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000857  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Das Grosse Projekt
Wernher Von Braun
Carl Zeiss Bonn 1971 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hard Cover Raumfahrt und Apollo-Programm. Autoren Wernher Von Braun, Ernst Stuhlinger usw. Unterzeichneten vorbei Kenneth Rush, Botschafter in die Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Juli 1969-February 1972. German language version.  Good
Price: 42.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000858  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Space Panorama
Paul D Lowmnan Jr
Weltflugbild Zurich, Switzerland 1968 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Laminated Boards Beautiful photos of the earth from space. Fine apart from age spots to front end paper and title page. With slipcase, the latter being heavily toned. 1.225kg. Overweight, extra postage may be required outside Australia.  Very Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000860  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Man in Inner and Outer Space
H Messel and S T Butler ( Editors )
Shakespeare Head Press Sydney 1968 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover Selected lectures on the US moon landing program. 740g.  Very Good
Price: 21.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000866  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Review Of Observatories Report Of Expert Sub-Committee
no author
ISBN: 0642040389
Australian Government Publishing Services Canberra 1978 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Soft Cover Missing 1 1/2 inch piece to cover. Sticker on cover with "Duplicate" in pen. 131pp. Internally clean and unmarked. 286g.  Good
Price: 42.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000869  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Space Optics optique Spatiale
A Marechal G Courtes ( Editors )
Gordon and Breach  1974 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover Procedings of the summer school Centre National D'etudes Spatiales june 29 - July 4 1970. French and English. Tape marks and very minor damage to stuckdowns. 630g.  Very Good
Price: 42.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000872  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Astronomy and Astrophysics Abstracts Volume 6 Literature 1971 Part 2
S Bohme et al ( Ed )
Springer Verlag Berlin 1971 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hard Cover Clear plastic is peeling from dust jacket. Toning to endpapers. Contents clean. Packed weight 1.5kg. Overweight, extra postage may be required outside Australia.  Very Good
Price: 70.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000880  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Telescope Making For Beginners
Roy Worvill
Stanmore Pr England 1976 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Cloth Dustjacket is price-clipped, two small tears (both less 1.5cm), light shelf-wear. Book itself is lightly bumped on 3 corners, otherwise fine. 79pp. Revised edition. The book describes, in easy steps, the making and assembling of small telescopes, refractors and reflectors. Also gives instructions for a sun-dial, star-clock or nocturnal and the quadrant. 270g.  Near Fine
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001524  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Proceedings of the 3rd Australian Workshop on Oil Shale
P G Alfredson (chairman Organising committee)
ISBN: 0643040501
CSIRO Australia 1986 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Soft Cover Conference proceedings for conference held at Lucas Heights 15-16 May 1986, numerous authors. 308pp. Papers under headings of status of Australian oil shale products, geology and mining, chemistry and characterisation of oil shales, chemistry of oil shale retorting, oil shale processing, analysis and upgrading of oils, environmental studies. 841g.  Very Good
Price: 70.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005003  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Soviet Manned Space Programme, The
Clark, Phillip
ISBN: 0861013697
Salamander Books Ltd London, United Kingdom 1997 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hard Cover Some tone spots to inside of dustjacket. Overweight, extra postage may be required outside Australia.   Near Fine
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002368  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Can Science Slow the Aging process?
Dr. Richard Reid
The Australian Centre for Anti-Aging Medicine   
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Soft Cover   Near Fine
Price: 49.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002335  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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