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1 Culpeper's Complete Herbal and English Physician
Harvey Sales 1981 Facsimile Edition Hard Cover Good+ Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
iv, 240 pp. Occasional colour plates. Facsimile edition of the 1826 original. Previous owner's name in ink to front flyleaf. Dustjacket, now protected in archival mylar, is not clipped. Page edges lightly yellowed. Boards with some light edgewear. Dustjacket sunned at spine, with some light edgewear. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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2 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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3 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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The Plant between Sun and Earth, Adams, George, and Olive Whicher. Preface by Ehrenfried Pfeiffer
4 Adams, George, and Olive Whicher. Preface by Ehrenfried Pfeiffer The Plant between Sun and Earth
Clent, Stourbridge, Worcestershire Goethean Science Foundation 1952 First Hard Cover Fair No Jacket Quarto 
66 pp. Cloth boards are badly stained and faded, with cloth lifting from its backing on the back cover. Yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Offsetting and foxing to endpapers. Title page is split from front endpaper, showing mesh. Rear endpaper beginning to split. Occasional foxing throughout; otherwise unmarked. Forty illustrations in black and white (in plates, bound in) and twenty-four colour plates, all loose, in a built-in folder attached to the rear pastedown. The b/w plates are unfoxed, but there is foxing to most of the colour plates. 
Price: 450.00 AUD
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5 Addison, Herbert Land, Water and Food: A topical commentary on the past, present and future of irrigation, land reclamation and the food supplies they yield.
London Chapman & Hall Ltd. 1955 First Hard Cover Good Fair Octavo 
xii, 248 pp. Dustwrapper, now protected in removable clear sleeve, is price clipped. Previous owner's inked name to ffep. Correspondence by previous owner to author (concerning details about Australia's Murray River) laid in. Small tears and foxing to dustwrapper and slight foxing to text block. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Illustrated with b/w line drawings, diagrams, maps. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Darwinism and the Linguistic Image: Language, Race, and Natural Theology in the Nineteenth Century (New Studies in American Intellectual and Cultural History), Alter, Stephen G.
6 Alter, Stephen G. Darwinism and the Linguistic Image: Language, Race, and Natural Theology in the Nineteenth Century (New Studies in American Intellectual and Cultural History)
Baltimore The Johns Hopkins University Press 1998 0801858828 / 9780801858826 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Octavo 
193 pp. As new. List of [b/w] illustrations. Notes. Essay on Sources. Index. "Anyone who is fascinated by diagrams showing the genealogy of the Indo-European family of languages, typically shown on the inside cover of dictionaries, and who enjoys noting instances of convergence between the sciences and humanities, will like this short, elegantly written book. It draws expertly both on Charles Darwin's theoretical notebooks and on recent scholarship in the history of linguistics." -- Sandra Herbert 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Days of the Dinosaurs, Anderson, Jan
7 Anderson, Jan The Days of the Dinosaurs
Melbourne Thomas Nelson Australia 1985 0170067130 / 9780170067133 First Thus Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Quarto Graeme Base 
50 pp. A little unobtrusive scuffing to illustrated boards. Small bump and short tear to back cover near base of spine. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. "Shows how scientists, using fossil evidence, piece together information about these animals that roamed the Earth for 130 million years." 
Price: 60.00 AUD
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The Cultivation of Whiteness, Anderson, Warwick
8 Anderson, Warwick The Cultivation of Whiteness
Carlton Melbourne University Press 2002 052284989X / 9780522849899 First Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
xi, 352 pp. Extremely light edgewear to illustrated covers; a little scuffing to lower edge of text block. All else as new. Illustrated with b/w photos, maps and diagrams. "...examines the notion of 'whiteness' as a flexible category in scientific and public debates.... Anderson also provides the first full account of experimentation in the 1920s and 1930s on Aboriginal people in the central deserts." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Simple Science, Andrade, E. N. Da C, and Julian Huxley
9 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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10 Armytage, W.H.G. A Social History of Engineering
London Faber and Faber 1970 571092160 Reprint Paperback Good + 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
384 pp. B&W plates section. Page edges lightly yellowed and foxed. Wraps with some general and edgewear, mostly at spine and corners. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Out of the Everywhere, Asimov, Isaac
11 Asimov, Isaac Out of the Everywhere
New York Doubleday 1990 0385262019 / 9780385262019 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Octavo 
238 pp. Light general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Corners of boards a little curled. Internally clean, bright, solidly bound. "Thoughts on science from the master." A collection of essays that originally appeared in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction 1987-1989. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Living in the Future, Asimov, Isaac, editor
12 Asimov, Isaac, editor Living in the Future
London New English Library Ltd 1985 0450060713 / 9780450060717 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Quarto 
288 pp. Very light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. A little discolouration to edges of text block. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white photos in the text. "Is our planet over-exploited? Who runs things? Is the family obsolete? Will the future be 'science fiction'? What can we do to ensure our survival?" 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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13 Australian Plant Study Group Grow What Small Plant: 1000 Australian Plants Less Than 1 Metre for Courtyards, Rockeries or Garden Beds
Melbourne Nelson Publishers 1987 0170068854 / 9780170068857 First Hard Cover Good Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
v, 217 pp. Dustjacket, now protected in archival mylar, is not price clipped and has small chips at edges. Purple boards a little worn, esp. along lower edge. Two or three small splotches to edges of text block. Internally clean and solidly bound. Illustrated with b/w drawings and colour photos. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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14 Aylward, G. H., And T.J.V. Findlay SI Chemical Data
Australia John Wiley & Sons 1974 Second Edition Paperback Good+ 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
136 pp. Cover is grubby and covered in clear self-stick plastic. Useful tables include Periodic Table; International System of Units; Fundamental Constants; Conversion Factors; Properties of the Elements (Conductivities, radii, structure); Some Crystal Forms; Properties of Inorganic and Organic Compounds; Shapes of Some Molecules and Ions (bond angles, diagrams of shapes); Bond Lengths; Average Bond Enthalpies; Electronegativities of the Elements; Latent Heats and Heats of Atomization; First Ionization Enthalpies; Successive Ionization Enthalpies; Electron Affinities; Lattice Enthalpies of Ionic Crystals; Heats of Neutralization; Solubility Products; Stability Constants of Complex Ions; Greek Alphabet, Numerical Prefixes, Logarithm and Anti-logarithm Tables, Elemebnts and Calorie/Joule Conversion Table. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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From Gaia to Selfish Genes: Selected Writings in the Life Sciences, Barlow, Connie, editor
15 Barlow, Connie, editor From Gaia to Selfish Genes: Selected Writings in the Life Sciences
Cambridge (MA) and London MIT Press 1992 0262521784 / 9780262521789 First Paperback Paperback Good Quarto 
273 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated wraps. Creasing to corners. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Writings from over 30 scientists and science writers, including James Lovelock on Gaia, Lynn Margulis and Dorion Sagan on symbiosis in the cell, Robert Axelrod and William Hamilton on the evolution of cooperation, E. O. Wilson on sociobiology and Richard Dawkins on selfish genes and memes. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Science Myth or Magic?: A Struggle for Existence, Barnett, S. Anthony. Foreword by Robyn Williams
16 Barnett, S. Anthony. Foreword by Robyn Williams Science Myth or Magic?: A Struggle for Existence
St Leonards NSW Allen & Unwin 2000 1865081221 / 9781865081229 First Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
210 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Internally as new. Appendices, glossary, bibliography, index. "Rebuffs the hokum about human nature and should help readers decide how they see themselves and the world. It points a way in which science can serve both truth and humanity in our present predicaments." 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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17 Becker, Wolfgang Advanced Time-Correlated Single Photon Counting Techniques
Berlin Heidelberg New York Springer Verlag 2005 3540260471 / 9783540260479 First Hard Cover Fine No Jacket Octavo 
xix, 401 pp. With 349 figures. Springer Series in Chemical Physics 81. 
Price: 186.00 AUD
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Mathematics, Queen and Servant of Science, Bell, E.T.
18 Bell, E.T. Mathematics, Queen and Servant of Science
London G. Bell & Sons Ltd 1961 Fourth Edition Hard Cover Good Good Octavo 
437 pp. General and edgewear to price-clipped dustjacket. A little light wear to boards. Some foxing to edges of text block. Small bookseller's sticker (The Lincoln Book Co, Mornington & Springvale) to front pastedown. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. "It is not a history of mathematics but rather a stimulating selection from the huge field of mathematics from which, to quote the author, 'mathematical amateurs, taking whatever they may like from the narrative, will sense enough of the spirit of modern mathematics to make them want to go on to fuller accounts than mine.'" 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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19 Bentley, Peter J. Comparative Vertebrate Endocrinology: Third Edition
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1998 0521629985 / 9780521629980 Third Paperback Near Fine Quarto 
xx, 526 pp. Faint scuffing to illustrated covers. All else as new. 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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20 Benton, Michael The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Dinosaurs
London Penguin 1996 0140513361 / 9780140513363 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
144 pp.Light edgewear, spine uncreased. Page edges slightly yellowed. One page dog-eared. Illustrations in colour and black-and-white. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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