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1 Encyclopedia of Polymer Science and Engineering. Index Volume. Asphaltic Materials to Processing Aids and Index to all Volumes
New York John Wiley & Sons 0471809500 / 9780471809500 Second Edition Hard Cover Very Good + No Jacket Small Quarto 
xxii, 768 pp. A little scuffing to lower edge of text block. Internally bright, unmarked and solidly bound. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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2 Abrahams, Marc Ig Nobel Prizes 2: Why Chickens Prefer Beautiful Humans
Great Britain Orion 2004 0752868462 / 9780752868462 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
256 pp. Dustwrapper, now protected, is not price-clipped, but is slightly wrinkled. Book is bright, clean and tightly bound. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Simple Science, Andrade, E. N. Da C, and Julian Huxley
3 Andrade, E. N. Da C, and Julian Huxley Simple Science
Great Britain Basil Blackwell Oxford Cloth Good Good Octavo 
688 pp, incl index. DW worn around the edges. Book cover is attractive red cloth with gilt lettering. Both book and price-clipped DW have considerable. Previous owner’s details (dated 1936) inked to front pastedown. A physicist and a zoologist explain science and natural history to young people. Many diagrams and line drawings. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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4 Bush, Vannevar Modern Arms and Free Men: a discussion of the role of science in preserving democracy
London Heinemann 1950 Hard Cover Good Fair 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
300 pp. Dustwrapper, now protected in clear removable sleeve, is price clipped and has edgewear including chips, wrinkles and discolouration. Bookseller's sticker to front pastedown. Foxing to upper edge of text block.Internally unmarked and solidly bound. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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5 Emsley, John Molecules at an Exhibition: Portraits of Intruiging Materials in Everyday Life
New York Oxford University Press 1998 0198503792 / 9780198503798 First Softcover Soft Cover Good+ 
250pp. "The world of chemistry has never been made as entertaining as in this remarkable guide." Bookplate to half-title, otherwise in excellent condition internally. Wraps with minor edgewear. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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6 Gorst, Martin Aeons: The Search for the Beginning of Time
London Fourth Estate 2001 1841151173 / 9781841151175 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
314 pp. B&W illustrations and diagrams throughout. Extremely light edgewear to boards and jacket. Dustjacket, now protected in archival mylar, is not clipped. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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7 Gribbin, John Deep Simplicity: Chaos, Complexity and the Emergence of Life
England Penguin 2004 0713996102 / 9780713996104 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
xii, 251 pp. Occasional b&w illustrations. First printing. Boards and dustjacket very lightly bumped at top corner. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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8 Hirst, A. W., M.Sc.(Eng.), M.I.E.E. Electricity and Magnetism for Engineering Students
London and Glasgow Blackie & Son Limited 1947 Second Edition Cloth Good+ No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
466pp. 1947 printing of the 2nd edition. Quite good internally except for moderate foxing to endpapers and page edges, prev. owner's ink inscription to ffep. Binding secure and fully intact but starting to feel slightly loose. Cloth boards with moderate edgewear, particularly at top and bottom of spine. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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9 Hogben, Lancelot Science in Authority: Essays
London Unwin University Books 1963 First Paperback Good Octavo 
157 pp. General and edgewear to wraps. Edges of text block a little foxed and scuffed. Bookseller's sticker to inside front cover. Foxing to first and last few pages; otherwise internally unmarked, uncreased and solidly bound. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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10 Jonathan Mills, series editor Ethically Challenged: Big Questions for Science: The Alfred Deakin Debate
Carlton, Victoria The Miegunyah Press / Melbourne University Press 2007 0522853218 / 9780522853216 First Paperback As New 12mo 
xii, 121 pp. Introduction by Sir Gustav Nossal. Participants: Helena Kennedy, Miles Little, Cardinal George Pell, Margaret Somerville, Douglas Hilton and Lisa Jacobson. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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The Foetus as Transplant Donor - Scientific, Social and Ethical Perspectives, McCullagh, Peter
11 McCullagh, Peter The Foetus as Transplant Donor - Scientific, Social and Ethical Perspectives
Chichester John Wiley & Sons 1987 0471912239 / 9780471912231 First Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket Octavo 
215 pp. Two very small spots on top edge; spine lightly faded. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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12 McElroy, William D, and Bentley Glass A Symposium on Light and Fire
Great Britain The Johns Hopkins Press 1961 First Hard Cover Good+ No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
xii, 924 pp. Red cloth boards square and tight, but a little worn, with slightly bumped corners. Lower edge of text block a little scuffed. Internally clean and solidly bound. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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13 McKenzie, A. E. E., M.A. Magnetism and Electricity
London Cambridge University Press 1941 Reprint Cloth Good+ No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
381pp. 1st edition printed in 1938. Numerous b&w photos and figures, with maps (of global submarine telegraph lines, and of the British grid transmission scheme) to endpapers. Internally very good except for light foxing to endpapers and page edges. Boards with light edgewear, binding quite tight. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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14 Norton, Philip Excerpts from Teach Yourself Atomic Physics
Melbourne Combustible Books 2005 0975744801 / 9780975744802 First Paperback Very Good + Duodecimo Bernaldo Whelan Inscribed by Author
60 pp. Edges of text block very slightly yellowed, all else as new. Inscribed by Philip Norton on first page. Poetry. Includes Appendix of key terms in physics. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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15 Pacey, Arnold The Maze of Ingenuity: Ideas and Idealism in the Development of Technology
London Allen Lane 1976 First Paper Back Edition Paperback Good+ 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
350 pp. Occasional b&w diagrams. Corners lightly bumped. Wraps faded at spine, with light to moderate general and edgewear, particularly at spine and corners and along folds. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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16 Poinar, George Jr, and Roberta Poinar The Amber Forest: A Reconstruction of a Vanished World
Princeton Princeton University Press 1999 069105728 First Softcover Soft Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
239pp. B&W plates and illustrations throughout, colour plates section. "...the most accurate description scientists have yet produced of any past tropical forest, [and] a beautifully written and illustrated homage to a remarkable, vanished world." Extremely light edgewear. 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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17 Reed, S.J.B. Electron Microprobe Analysis. Second Edition
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1997 052159944X / 9780521599443 Reprint Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
xviii, 326 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated wraps. Internally as new. Illustrated with colour plates. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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18 Riddle, P. N. Time-Lapse Cinemicroscopy (Biological Techniques Series)
London Academic Press 1979 012588060x / 9780125880602 First Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Octavo 
ix, 121 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated wraps. Paper-clip embossment to first nine pages (front matter). Otherwise internally unmarked and solidly bound. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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19 Waugh, Alexander Time: From Micro-Seconds to Millennia- A Search for the Right Time
London Headline 1999 0747221782 / 9780747221784 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
277 pp. First printing. Illustrated endpapers, occasional b&w illustrations throughout. Very light foxing to page edges. Extremely light edgewear to dustjacket. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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20 White, A. Spencer General Science for Girls
London J. M. Dent & Sons 1962 Reprint Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
vii, 312 pp. A few stains to red cloth boards, which are worn along front of backstrip and at corners. Endpapers lightly foxed/soiled. Internally bright, unmarked and tightly bound. Line drawings and black-and-white photos. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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