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Frost and Fire Volume I - Natural Engines, Tool-Marks and Chips, with Sketches Taken at Home and Abroad By a Traveller
Campbell, John Francis
Edmonston and Douglas Edinburgh and London 1865 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Three-Quarter Leather Back cover and last few pages are missing (index ends at s). Spine (1/4 is missing) and front cover are detached. (3/4 leather with marbled boards and marbled page edges). Age toning to front endpapers only. Interior clean and tight. 1.025kg.  Poor
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002656  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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The Ragged Edge of Science
De Camp, L. Sprague
ISBN: 0913896063
Owlswick Press King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. 1980 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Cloth 244pp. Slight rubbing on bottom edge of covers. Dw protected by clear mylar. Few tiny spots on back endpapers. 457g. De Camp attacks psuedoscience.  Very Good
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002676  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Science in Translation: Momements of Knowledge Through Cultures and Time
Montgomery, Scott L.
ISBN: 0226534812
Univ of Chicago Pr Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. 2000 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Soft Cover 325pp. 480g.  Fine
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002677  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Petrol-Engined Model Aircraft (including Some Notes on diesels)
C E Bowden
Percival Marshall London 1952 
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Hard Cover No date, but owner dedication on title page is 1952. Dustjacket is price-clipped, has two large tears on back (10cm ish), some small chips and other closed tears. Green covers have a 4cm tear going diagonally across the spine, and some very slight discolourations. Pencil price on ffep, age toning to edges and endpapers, 7cm split at bottom between back stuckdown and back free endpaper. Pages tight and clean. 230pp. 290g.  Good+
Price: 105.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002703  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Glenn’s Johnson Outboard Motor Repair and Tune-up Guide for 1 & 2 Cylinder Engines
Glenn, Harold T.
ISBN: 0809283174
H. Regnery Co Chicago 1974 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Soft Cover 162pp, pencil price on ffep. 480g.  Near Fine
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002816  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Novice Electronics a Text for the Novice License
Ken Hargreaves
ISBN: 0959616152
Education Service NSW Australia 1990 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Soft Cover Age shading to endpapers, owner name and address on back cover, 138pp. Plus a photocopied sample exam paper (written on) for the radio amateur's theory exam, tucked loose into the front of book. 262g.  Good+
Price: 42.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003042  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Experience the World of aircraft- Take Off Volume 1 Part 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10
Aerospace Publishing Ltd
Eaglemoss Publications Ltd London 1988 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hard Cover The first ten parts of volume 1, bound into a custom made red vinyl folder with "Take Off 1" on the spine. Each issue has owner's surname on the bottom of the back cover. Pages 1-288. 1.7kg. Overweight, extra postage may be required outside Australia.  Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003114  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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The Story of Artificial Silk
Herbert N Casson
Efficiency Magazine London 1928 
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Decorative Cloth Undated, but examination of the text yields 1928-29 as the likeliest date. 130pp + adverts. Would be in very good condition but there is a 2cm horizontal tear across the spine and the front spine joint is completely split, some age spotting to edges and endpapers. Black cloth covers with embossed pattern and gilt titles. Chapters on caterpillars, how artificial silk was invented (from seventeenth century Robert Hooke through the story of John Mercer, and later inventors Swan, Cross, Bevan and Beadle and others), how it is made, story of Courtaulds and British Celanese, possibilities of the trade, list of British Makers of artificial silk machinery. A cross between a history, an exhortation (the author is very keen for businessmen to exploit the "new" trade) and a description of the current (late 1920s) state of the business. 306g.  Good
Price: 70.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003513  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Evolving Technology and Market Structure: Studies in Schumpeterian Economics
Heertje, Arnold; Perlman, Mark
ISBN: 0472101927
Univ of Michigan Pr Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. 1993 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Cloth Both dustwrapper and book in near fine condition, just a tiny sprinkling of dust on top book edges, miniscule rubbing to dustwrapper top edge. 690g.  Very Good
Price: 70.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003211  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Oil - Life Blood of a World on Wheels
Caltex Oil (Australia)
Caltex  1950 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Paper No date, but owner's name on back of front cover has 1950 underneath. 24page leaflet produced by Caltex Australia to give a brief outline of the oil industry, its present and its past. Includes numerous line drawings, the authors seem particularly fond of cavemen dressed in animal skins...   Very Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003303  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Mechanical World Year Book 1948 - Sixty-First Year of Publication
Emmott & Co
Emmott & Co London 1948 
16mo - over 5" - 6" tall Hard Cover 267pp, age shading to endpapers, pencil price and number on ffep. 3mm tear in spine joint, slight bubbling to surface. Nice copy, near very good condition. 370g.  Good
Price: 21.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003420  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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In the Cockpit - Flying the World’s Great Aircraft
Jeffry Quill (introduction); Anthony Robinson (editor)
ISBN: 0856133884
Orbis London 1981 
Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Cloth 304pp. Dustwrapper heavily rubbed at top of spine, some edgewear (up to 2mm tears). Book covers are faded on edges. Masses of photographs, articles covering 51 civil and military aeroplanes, international in chracter, five from pre WW1, eleven from W1, eight inter-war (including the DC-3, Gipsy Moth, Tiger Moth, the Hart, the Fury, the Gladiator and Ford tri-motor). The largest group of aircraft are taken from WW2, including the Hurricane, Spitfire, Mosquito, Lancaster, Boeing B-17, Me 262. The post WW2 selection is mostly military (including Meteor, F-86), but Concorde is not omitted. 304pp. 1.506kg. Overweight, extra postage may be required outside Australia.  Very Good
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003434  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Marine Engine Driving
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Training Publictaions of Western Australia Perth, Australia 1980 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Soft Cover Stapled card wraps. Detailed technical training manual with numerous diagrams on aspects of marine engines. Covers the internal combustion engine, lubrication, filtration, colling electrical components etc. Clean and unmarked. Twelve chapters in total. 940g.  Very Good
Price: 63.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002042  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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The Principles of Petrology - an Introduction to the Science of Rocks
G W Tyrrell
Methuen & Co Ltd London 1948 
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Cloth With 78 diagrams, ninth edition. Wrapper price-clipped, slight edgewear and 4 small chips to interior. Book itself in excellent condition, owner's name on front stuckdown, pencil price on ffep, 3mm rub on spine, a few scattered age spots. 390g.  Very Good
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004144  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Science Remakes Our World
James Stokley
Angus & Robertson Sydney and London 1943 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Cloth Red cloth covers, 271pp. Small chips and tears to wrapper, book itself has a few minor age spots to endpapers and edges. A snapshot of "modern science" twowards the end of WW2. 493g.  Very Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004193  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Elements of Oceanography
McCormick, J. Michael; Thiruvathukal, John V.
ISBN: 0721659004
Saunders  1976 
48mo - over 3" - 4" tall Hard Cover A couple of 2mm surface ships on covers, owner name and date on first page, otherwise very good, pages clean and tight. Book is designed for a beginning oceanography course and does not require any previous scientific background. 974g.  Very Good
Price: 25.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 004383  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Practical Electric Light Fitting Second Edition, Revised. With 224 Illustrations
Allsop, F C
Whittaker and Co London & New York 1895 
64mo - up to 3" tall Cloth Fifth thousand. Blue cloth covers, gilt titles, 275pp including index, plus 3 page catalogue at rear. Numerous illustrations, including foldouts and frontispiece with tissue guard. Some rubbing to covers including small white discolouration on spine, owner name on back of frontispiece, some toning to endpapers, small watermarks on p1/2. With chapters on current, electro-motive force and resistance, systems of central station supply, swirches and boards, cut-outs and fuse-boards, ceiling roses and wall-plugs, incandescent lamps holders and arc lamps, pendants and general fittings, cables and wires, arranging the circuits proper size of wires and testing the wiring, erecting the fittings meters earthing devices, fire office rules and regulations, private installation work. 603g.  Good
Price: 112.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004527  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Stereotyping and Electrotyping
Arthur F Winters
Sir Isaac Pitman and Sons Ltd London 1948 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Cloth 104pp. Green cloth covers. Price-clipped wrapper has some small chips to spine and fold ends, two very small tears in wrapper spine. Book has pencilled price on front free endpaper, couple of small age spot on edges and endpapers. Pages otherwise clean and unmarked. Primarily intended for the printing industry student of its day, but also of interest to an experienced craftsman.  Very Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004546  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Outer Space Photography for the Amateur
Paul, Henry E.
ISBN: 0817424075
Amphoto New York, New York, U.S.A. 1979 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover Fourth edition, 156pp. 5mm, 1cm and 1.5cm closed tears to wrapper. 457g.  Very Good
Price: 21.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004587  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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History of Rocketry and Space Travel
Werner Von Braun; Frederick I Ordway III
Thomas Nelson & Sons  1967 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Cloth Blue cloth covers, gilt titles, black endpapers. Dustwrapper has 4 1cm tears and a little surface wear, crease in front flap, unclipped. Book has pencilled price on front endpaper, minimal age speckling to page edges. Interesting history of space, from the ancient babylonians to the beginnings of manned space flight and the plans for the Apollo program... By (the infamous) Von Braun, it includes the experiments in Germany before and during WW2, the dramatic surrender of the German scientists at the end of WW2 and rocket science in the USA during WW2. 1.44kg. Overweight, extra postage may be required outside Australia.  Very Good
Price: 49.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004603  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Earth Photographs from Gemini II, IV and V - NASA SP-129
Robert Gilruth (preface
NASA Washington DC 1967 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Cloth 266pp, maps on endpapers, red cloth covers. Provides photographs from the first 3 manned Gemini flights. Includes stereoscopic coverage of SW USA. Gift inscription and faint yellowing to endpapers, corners lightly bumped. Packed weight 1.5kg. Overweight, extra postage may be required outside Australia.  Very Good
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004606  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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The Earth from Space
Dr Johann Bodechtel; Prof Dr Hans-Gunter Gierloff-Emden
ISBN: 0858850346
Wren Publishing Pty Ltd Melbourne 1974 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Cloth Translated from the German, 176pp, over 40 photographs and nearly 50 diagrams and maps. Shows the earth in huge sections of 1000 km squares, with accompanying text which explains geology, climate, land use, etc. 1.015kg. Minor edgewear to dustwrapper, internally clean and unmarked. Overweight, extra postage may be required outside Australia.  Very Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004609  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Earth Watch
Charles Sheffield
ISBN: 0091378206
Hutchinson Vic, Australia 1981 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hard Cover 160pp, lots of glorious colour photos. Images of the earth from the Landsat satellites, with accompanying text and diagrams. 3mm gash in front spine joint. 1.35kg. Overweight, extra postage may be required outside Australia.  Very Good
Price: 21.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004610  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Operation of the Offset Press
Theodore F. Makarius
American Graphic Inc New Jersey USA 1955 
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Soft Cover Previous owners signature to front endpaper. Slightly flexible card covers, 254pp, numerous illustrations, including ink colour charts. Also includes case histories which illustrate the causes for many printing problems. 300g.  Very Good+
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001598  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Great Barrier Reef Expedition 1928-29 Scientific Reports Volume I No 11, 12, 13
C M Yonge; G W Otter;
The British Museum (Natural History) London 1940 
Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Hard Cover Copyright pages dated 1936,1937,1940. Cloth covers with leather spine label and gilt titles. Discrete library marks to covers and front stuckdown, minor rubbing to covers. Three issues of Volume I, pp 283-391, including numerous figures, plates etc. No 11Mode of Life, Feeding, Digestion and Symbiosis with Zooxanthellae in the Tridacnidae by Yonge; no 12 Rock-Destroying Organisms in Relation to Coral Reefs by Otter; no 13 The Biology of Reef-Building Corals by Yonge. 980g. Overweight, extra postage may be required outside Australia. Ex-Library Very Good
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005964  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Great Barrier Reef Expedition 1928-29 Scientific Reports Volume V No 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
H Graham Cannon; Mrs M L I Macfadyen; G P Farran; W M Tattersall; O Carlgren; T Iredale
The British Museum (Natural History) London 1939 
Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Hard Cover Copyright pages dated 1935-1939. Cloth covers with leather spine label and gilt titles. Discrete library marks to covers and front stuckdown, minor rubbing to covers. Six issues of Volume V, pp 1-425, including numerous figures, plates etc. No 1 On the Rock-Boring Barnacle Lithotrya Valentiana by H Graham Cannon; no 2 Alcyonaria (Stolonifera, Alcyonacea, Telestacea and Gorgonacea) by Mrs M L I Macfadyen; no 3 Copepoda by G P Farran; no 4 Mysidacea and Euphausiacea by W M Tattersall; no 5 Ceriantharia and Zoantharia by O Carlgren; no 6 Mollusca Part I by T Iredale. 2.35kg. Overweight, extra postage may be required outside Australia. Ex-Library Very Good
Price: 120.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005965  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Great Barrier Reef Expedition 1928-29 Scientific Reports Volume V No 8 Chaetognatha
S T Burfield
The British Museum (Natural History) London 1950 
Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Soft Cover Original brown paper covers. 459-473pp. With 6 text figures. Corner crease to front cover, otherwise very good, clean and unmarked. 90g.  Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005966  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Great Barrier Reef Expedition 1928-29 Scientific Reports Volume IV No 14 Sponges and No 15 The Sillicoflagellata and Tintinnoinea
Maurice Burton; Sheina Marshall
The British Museum (Natural History) London 1940 
Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Hard Cover Cloth covers with leather spine label and gilt titles. Discrete library marks to covers and front stuckdown, some rubbing to covers. Two issues of volume 5, undated but circa 1940. Burton's sponges is 513-621pp, plus numerous plates, while Marshall's Sillicoflagellata and Tintinnoinea is 625pp- 664pp. 976g. Overweight, extra postage may be required outside Australia. Ex-Library Very Good
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005967  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Great Barrier Reef Expedition 1928-29 Scientific Reports Volume II No 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9
F S Russell; A P Orr; J S Colman; F W Moorhouse; Sheina M Marshall; W M Tattersall; G P Farran
The British Museum (Natural History) London 1949 
Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Soft Cover Original brown paper covers, 9 separate issues pp1-312, numerous plates and text figures. Copyright dates range from 1931 to 1949. Minimal rubbing to covers, all very good+ internally. no 1 The Work of the Boat Party by F S Russell and A P Orr; no 2 The Zooplankton Part I Gear, Methods and Station Lists by F S Russell and J S Colman; no 3 Physical and Chemical Conditions in the Sea in the Neighbourhood of the Great Barrier Reef by A P Orr; no 4 a) Variations in some physical and chemical conditions on and near Low Isles Reef, b) The Temperature of the Waters of the Anchorage, Low Isles c) Physical and Chemical Conditions in Mangrove Swamps by A P Orr and F W Moorhouse; no 5 The Production of Microplankton in The Great Barrier Reef Region by Sheina M Marshall; no 6 The Zooplankton Part II The Composition of the Zooplankton of the Barrier Reef Lagoon by F S Russell and J S Colman and Part III A Comparison of the Abundance of Zooplankton in the Barrier Reef Lagoon with that of some Regions in Northern European Waters by Russell; no 7 The Zooplankton Part IV The Occurrence and Seasonal Distribution of the Tunicata, Mollusca and Coelentarata (Siphonophora) Russell and Colman; no 8 The Zooplankton Part V The Occurrence and Seasonal Distribution of the Mysidacea and Euphausiacea by W M Tattersall; no 9 The Seasonal and Vertical Distribution of the Copepoda by G P Farran. 1.63kg. Overweight, extra postage may be required outside Australia.  Very Good
Price: 150.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005968  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Great Barrier Reef Expedition 1928-29 Scientific Reports Volume II No 1, The Work of the Boat Party and No 2 The Zooplankton Part I Gear, Methods and Station Lists
F S Russell; A P Orr; J S Colman;
The British Museum (Natural History) London 1931 
Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Hard Cover Brown cloth covers with gilt titles: two issues bound together. no 1 The Work of the Boat Party by F S Russell and A P Orr; no 2 The Zooplankton Part I Gear, Methods and Station Lists by F S Russell and J S Colman. Some rubbing to covers, internally vey good condition. 460g. Ex-Library Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005969  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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