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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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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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