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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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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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