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1944 Report on the Aswan Dam Second Heightening Ahmen Khairy Bey Assad Rizk 1st
1944 Report on the Aswan Dam Second Heightening Ahmen Khairy Bey Assad Rizk 1st

Price: £145.00

The first edition of this report regarding the second heightening of the Aswan Low Dam on the river Nile. Issued from a series commissioned by the prominent 'Ministry of Public Works'. Prior...

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1945 The Development of Mathematics E T Bell Second Edition
1945 The Development of Mathematics E T Bell Second Edition

Price: £30.00

A history of the development of mathematics from E. T. Bell.Second edition.

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1946-1948 3vols Gall Midges of Economic Importance Barnes First Edition
1946-1948 3vols Gall Midges of Economic Importance Barnes First Edition

Price: £34.00

The first three volumes of this fascinating study of gall midges by the renowned English entomologist Horace Francis Barnes, complete with their original unclipped dustwrappers. Horace Francis...

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1947 The Growth of Physical Science First Edition Posthumous Sir James Jeans
1947 The Growth of Physical Science First Edition Posthumous Sir James Jeans

Price: £25.00

A work tracking the progression of physical science.This is the first edition of this work, which was posthumously published.As stated to the verso of title page 'The proofs of this book had been revised by the author shortly before...

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1949-60 19 vols Monthly Notices ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY
1949-60 19 vols Monthly Notices ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY

Price: £195.00

Several interesting journals from the RAS, containing peer-reviewed articles on original research in astronomy and astrophysics. With additional 'journal of the British Astronomical Association' from December 1949, volume 60, no...

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1951 The Romance of Brewing Stanley Strong Illustrated History First Alcohol
1951 The Romance of Brewing Stanley Strong Illustrated History First Alcohol

Price: £140.00

An insightful work into the history of brewing.First edition.Illustrated throughout, with several coloured plates.This work reflects on the history of brewing alcohol and discusses the Guild, the Inn, The Customs, Drinking Vessels...

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1952 Old English Barometers G H and E F Bell Illustrated First Edition
1952 Old English Barometers G H and E F Bell Illustrated First Edition

Price: £99.99

A first edition of this history of barometers. Illustrated throughout with numerous photographic plates.

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1954 2vols Bibliotheca Chemica John Ferguson Foreword F. Sherwood Taylor
1954 2vols Bibliotheca Chemica John Ferguson Foreword F. Sherwood Taylor

Price: £115.00

A two volume set of reference works compiled by John Ferguson, cataloguing the collection of books owned by James Young. Two volumes. In the publisher's original cloth binding. Complete in...

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1955 2vol Modern Practical Radio and Television C A Quarrington Illustrated
1955 2vol Modern Practical Radio and Television C A Quarrington Illustrated

Price: £35.00

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1955 3Vol Modern Welding Practice J A Oates Illustrated Photographs
1955 3Vol Modern Welding Practice J A Oates Illustrated Photographs

Price: £48.00

This is a three volume set of this work on Welding.Complete in three volumes.This work covers many different types and areas of welding including use of welding in automobile, shipyard and railway industries.Illustrated throughout...

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1955 The Equatorie of The Planetis Derek Price Facsimile R M Wilson Dustwrapper
1955 The Equatorie of The Planetis Derek Price Facsimile R M Wilson Dustwrapper

Price: £48.00

A fascinating scientific work from the fourteenth century, featuring a facsimile of the original manuscript. This work is held in the original dustwrapper. 'The Equatorie of the Planetis' is...

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1956 Plane Crash! Mysteries of Major Air Disasters Clayton Knight
1956 Plane Crash! Mysteries of Major Air Disasters Clayton Knight

Price: £39.99

An empirical exploration of passanger air fatalities from 1908 to 1954.Illustrated with charts and photographs and with a full index, this is a fascinating and historically-pertinent glimpse into mid-c.20 aviation safety and accident...

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1956 Science and the Economic Order Fine Binding Richard Merton Alfred Peterson
1956 Science and the Economic Order Fine Binding Richard Merton Alfred Peterson

Price: £44.99

An attractively bound collaborative work on scientific economy. Including essays such as The Influence of Economic Theory on Economic Policy, The Economic Order and the Law, and What is Pure Chemistry

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1957 History of the British Iron and Steel Industry H R Schubert First Edition
1957 History of the British Iron and Steel Industry H R Schubert First Edition

Price: £79.99

The first edition of this history of the iron and steel industry in Britain, up to the beginning of the Industrial Revolution. Illustrated with numerous plates, and a coloured frontispiece. Foreword by the President of the Iron and...

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1959 Fundamental Aspects of Reactor Shielding First Ed Illustrated Dust Jacket
1959 Fundamental Aspects of Reactor Shielding First Ed Illustrated Dust Jacket

Price: £60.00

An illustrated authoritative exposition of the shield processes which serve as the basis for the design of any reactor shield. Contains numerous graphs, tables, equations and illustrations of machinery and techniques. The...

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1962 Artificial Fertilization Apples Masters Thesis T De Witt West Illustrated
1962 Artificial Fertilization Apples Masters Thesis T De Witt West Illustrated

Price: £99.99

A university thesis into the viability of the artificial fertilization of apples on a large scale, conducted at Risby Farm, Suffolk. Provides a direct and often fascinating insight into not only academic practice in the 1960s...

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1962-1971 6 Vols Survey Of English Dialects Harold Orton Northern Counties East
1962-1971 6 Vols Survey Of English Dialects Harold Orton Northern Counties East

Price: £170.00

A linguistic atlas of Britain and the major work of dialectologist and war veteran Harold Orton.The Survey of English Dialects was undertaken between 1950 and 1961. It aimed to collect the full range of speech in England and Wales...

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1963 Helicopter Lecture Notes Westland Series 3 Illustrated Aviation Engineering
1963 Helicopter Lecture Notes Westland Series 3 Illustrated Aviation Engineering

Price: £99.99

A collection of typed and handwritten notes on helicopters.Illustrated with many coloured diagrams throughout.Including notes on engine assembly, engine controls, flying controls, fuel system, hoist system, and many others. 'These...

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1966 A History of the Thermometer W.E. Knowles Middleton
1966 A History of the Thermometer W.E. Knowles Middleton

Price: £60.00

This is an excellent first edition of this history of the different kinds of thermometers and their uses in science.This well illustrated history is written by Knowles-Middleton, a prolific writer of the history and science of weather...

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1969 Cartridges of the World Frank C Barnes Illustrated John T Amber Second Ed
1969 Cartridges of the World Frank C Barnes Illustrated John T Amber Second Ed

Price: £350.00

An interesting work on the development of gun cartridges. Illustrated throughout, with many diagrams and photographs of cartridges.In a Bayntun of Bath binding.This work is a comprehensive guide to firearm cartridges and was extremely...

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1969 Memoirs of Hydrography Commander L. S. Dawson Facsimile Reprint Dustwrapper
1969 Memoirs of Hydrography Commander L. S. Dawson Facsimile Reprint Dustwrapper

Price: £130.00

A uncommon and pleasing copy of this work of maritime history. This is a late twentieth century facsimile copy of this notable work. Uncommon work. This work is part of a larger series of...

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1972 Climates in Miniature T. Bedford Franklin Science and Nature
1972 Climates in Miniature T. Bedford Franklin Science and Nature

Price: £64.99

A 1972 edition of Climates in Miniature by T. Bedford Franklin. 'Nature-lovers, whether they are fortunate enough to live in the country or have to make the best of a small town garden, will find in this book something to interest...

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1972-78 40vol Institute Of Biology Studies In Biology In Unclipped Dustwrappers
1972-78 40vol Institute Of Biology Studies In Biology In Unclipped Dustwrappers

Price: £195.00

Studies in Biology is a series of booklets sponsored by the Institute of Biology dealing with subjects specially selected by a panel of editors in particular for use in schools, colleges and universities. Illustrated in black...

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1973 The Aryabhatiya With the Comentary Bhatadipka of Paramadicvara H Kern
1973 The Aryabhatiya With the Comentary Bhatadipka of Paramadicvara H Kern

Price: £87.00

Dr H Kern's edition of Aryabhata's work.First thus, a reprint of the original 1874 edition.When this work was first published in 1874 it was the first publication in nagari script in the Netherlands.The preface...

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1975 Scientific Instruments by Harriet Wynter and Anthony Turner Illustrated Receipt
1975 Scientific Instruments by Harriet Wynter and Anthony Turner Illustrated Receipt

Price: £150.00

The first edition of this profusely illustrated work detailing the history and variety of scientific instruments, presented in excellent

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1977 The Encyclopaedia of Ignorance Ronald Duncan Miranda Weston-Smith Science
1977 The Encyclopaedia of Ignorance Ronald Duncan Miranda Weston-Smith Science

Price: £24.00

A collection of essay/papersThis is the first edition of the Encyclopaedia of Ignorance, which collects articles by various authors on philosophical/scientific subjects that cannot be entirely explained at the time of writing. This...

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1978 Soren Kirkegaard's Psychology Ib Ostenfeld Translated by Alastair McKinnon
1978 Soren Kirkegaard's Psychology Ib Ostenfeld Translated by Alastair McKinnon

Price: £34.99

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1984 World of Strange Powers Arthur C Clarke First Edition Dustwrapper Occult
1984 World of Strange Powers Arthur C Clarke First Edition Dustwrapper Occult

Price: £35.00

The first edition of this fascinating work on the paranormal. Based on the thirteen part British television series of the same name. In this work, Clarke, Fairley and Welfare address a great...

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2007 4vol A History of Royal Dutch Shell Energy Illustrated Hydrocarbons
2007 4vol A History of Royal Dutch Shell Energy Illustrated Hydrocarbons

Price: £225.00

A smart first edition of this history of the Dutch oil and gas company, Royal Dutch Shell. Including: From Challenger to Joint Industry Leader, 1890-1939 Powering the Hydrocarbon Revolution, 1939-1973 Keeping Competitive in...

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c1665 Frederik Ruysch Valvularum Adversariorum Epistola Problematica Illustrated
c1665 Frederik Ruysch Valvularum Adversariorum Epistola Problematica Illustrated

Price: £5,500.00

A  collection of anatomical works by Frederik RuyschA scarce first edition of Rusych's important work Dilucidatio Valvularum bound together with 12 other Ruysch Tracts.Dilucidatio Valvularum collates complete with seven plates...

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c1770 Dictionnaire Geographique Portratif Calf
c1770 Dictionnaire Geographique Portratif Calf

Price: £70.00

]8" by 5"; (xii), 894pp.     

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c1780 Handwritten French and English Notebook Usage de Globes Science Astronomy
c1780 Handwritten French and English Notebook Usage de Globes Science Astronomy

Price: £2,700.00

A unique handwritten volume covering predominantly Astronomy and the Use of Globes.Handwritten in a neat and legible hand, across 400 pages numbered 1-90 and 1-300. Occasionally with blank page breaks but continuous numbering.An interesting...

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c1791 The New Royal Encyclopaedia Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences Hall
c1791 The New Royal Encyclopaedia Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences Hall

Price: £450.00

A detailed encyclopedia which forms the most "comprehensive library of universal knowledge". Scarce, and intricately illustrated with highly detailed plates. "On a New and Improved Plan, in Which all the Respective Sciences are...

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c1837 The Parlour Book on Sciences and the Arts by William Martin
c1837 The Parlour Book on Sciences and the Arts by William Martin

Price: £48.00

A copy of The Parlour Book: or, Familiar Conversations on Science and the Arts by William Martin.For the Use of Schools and Families.With illustrations.

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c1850 Chalmers' Notes, Thoughts, and Enquiries Folding Coloured Plate Scarce
c1850 Chalmers' Notes, Thoughts, and Enquiries Folding Coloured Plate Scarce

Price: £140.00

A very scarce copy of these notes on social economy and science from Charles Chalmers. With folding coloured plate of a model colony. Including chapters on Comparative Size of Allotments, Habits of Society Maintained, and...

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c1855 Faraday Observations On Mental Education With Latham Study Of Language
c1855 Faraday Observations On Mental Education With Latham Study Of Language

Price: £175.00

Observations on Mental Education by Professor Faraday and On the Importance of the Study of Language as a Branch of Education for all Classes by Robert Gordon Latham. These were lectures delivered at the Royal Institute of Great Britain...

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C1869 Paul Gleisberg Die Lihre Entstehung Menschen Evolution Theory German
C1869 Paul Gleisberg Die Lihre Entstehung Menschen Evolution Theory German

Price: £90.00

A very scarce German language scientific study.Focussing on the theory of the origin of man, as well as creation and procreation, there are thirty illustrative plates to the rear of the book, as well as vignettes Gleisberg comments...

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c1873-7 4 Vol L Figuier Les Merveilles de L'Industrie Complete Set Illus French
c1873-7 4 Vol L Figuier Les Merveilles de L'Industrie Complete Set Illus French

Price: £150.00

 A beautifully illustrated edition of French industry in the nineteenth century by Louis Figuier.With up to 400 illustrations in each volume. This comprehensive study of contemporary French industry is divided into four sections:...

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c1886 2vol Amateur Work Bench, Brush, and Lathe Illus Folding Plates Very Scarce
c1886 2vol Amateur Work Bench, Brush, and Lathe Illus Folding Plates Very Scarce

Price: £70.00

A two volume set with instruction in carpentry, illustrated throughout with folding plates. These works offer a thorough instruction in carpentry. With folding plates showing the construction...

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c1895 The Triumphs Of Modern Engineering Henry Frith Illustrated
c1895 The Triumphs Of Modern Engineering Henry Frith Illustrated

Price: £70.00

An undated of Frith's overview of nineteenth-century engineering accomplishments. In an attractive calf binding. With 10 full page plates.Henry Frith was an Irish author, editor and translator who wrote broadly on many subjects.

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c1900 Character Indicated by Handwriting Rosa Baughan Second Edition
c1900 Character Indicated by Handwriting Rosa Baughan Second Edition

Price: £19.99

A detailed treatise in support that a person's handwriting is an infallible guide to his character. Second edition. "With illustrations taken from autographic letters of statesmen, lawyers, soldiers, ecclesiastics, authors, poets,...

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c1900 Deighton's Patent Flue and Tube Vulcan Works Illustrated
c1900 Deighton's Patent Flue and Tube Vulcan Works Illustrated

Price: £99.99

A record of patented flues and tubes from Vulcan Works, Leeds. Rare original industrial heritage source material. Illustrated throughout with many photographs and graphs.

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c1901 The Principles of Alternate Current Working Illustrated Alfred Hay Second
c1901 The Principles of Alternate Current Working Illustrated Alfred Hay Second

Price: £90.00

The second edition of this educational scientific text.Illustrated throughout with numerous vignettes and diagrams.Undated to title page, dated from preface. In a prize binding from the Electrical Standardising Testing and Training...

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c1915 3vol The Book of Electrical Installations Rankin Kennedy Plates
c1915 3vol The Book of Electrical Installations Rankin Kennedy Plates

Price: £195.00

An Edwardian work on electricity from Rankin Kennedy.Including chapters on recording instruments, commutating, induction motors and more.Illustrated with many diagrams in the text and twenty-one tinted plates, along with a folding...

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c1932 CASE PAPER SYSTEM Everest History Sheet
c1932 CASE PAPER SYSTEM Everest History Sheet

Price: £19.99

Bound with grey, card boards and a maroon cloth spine. This is a practical treatise on the Case Paper System, with diagrams and appendices. Although the volume is undated the inscription is dated 1932.

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c1934 Egyptian Government Irrigation Department in The Sudan R F Wileman
c1934 Egyptian Government Irrigation Department in The Sudan R F Wileman

Price: £90.00

A very scarce privately printed report on gauges and discharges in the Central Hydrolological Office, Khartoum. A report issued by the Ministry of Public Works. From the library of Frederic...

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c1937 2Vol Telephony A Detailed Exposition of the Telephone System T E Herbert
c1937 2Vol Telephony A Detailed Exposition of the Telephone System T E Herbert

Price: £110.00

A fascinating history of the early telephone system in the British post office.This edition specifically published for subscribers of The New Era Publishing Co.Complete in two volumes.Profusely illustrated with diagrams, including...

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c1950 Breathing in Irrespirable Atmosphere Illustrated Robert H Davis Apparatus
c1950 Breathing in Irrespirable Atmosphere Illustrated Robert H Davis Apparatus

Price: £425.00

A study of the equipment developed to filter and aid in respiration. Includes a variety of black and white illustrations and photographs of apparatus, their construction and the men involved in its use, invention and manufacture. The...

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