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1 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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2 Eddington, A. S. The Nature of the Physical World
London Cambridge University Press 1931 Reprint Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
xx, 366 pp. Bookplate and ink inscription to front endpapers. From the Gifford Lectures 1927. Foxing and yellowing to endpapers and page edges. Green boards with some general wear and edgewear. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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3 Ferris, Timothy The Whole Shebang: A State-Of-The-Universe(s) Report
New York Simon & Schuster 1997 0684810204 / 9780684810201 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good + 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
393 pp. Very light edgewear (wrinkling) to unclipped dustjacket, now protected in archival mylar. Slight scuffing to edges of text block. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The New World of Mr Tompkins, Gamow, George. Fully revised and updated by Russell Stannard
4 Gamow, George. Fully revised and updated by Russell Stannard The New World of Mr Tompkins
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1999 0521630096 / 9780521630092 First Thus Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Octavo Mike Edwards 
257 pp. Extremely light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. A couple of nearly invisible scuffs to dustjacket. Small, very faint stain to upper edge of text block. All else as new. Glossary. "If you read it for the physics, you'll find a charming tale of adventure and romance. If you read it for the story, you'll find the hottest, latest, weirdest and most wonderful bits of physics as a backdrop -- all explained in the clearest possible way. Whichever way you approach it, you are in for an eye-opening treat." 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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5 Heilbron, J. L. The Dilemmas of an Upright Man: Max Planck As Spokesman for German Science
Berkeley Univ of California Press 1987 0520061713 / 9780520061712 Second Printing Paperback Very Good Small Octavo 
xiii, 238 pgs. Cover has two or three very light creases and scratches. Corners just a bit curled. Black/white photos, abbreviations, bibliography, index. "This [second] printing differs from the first in the removal of superfluous umlauts, the correction of misprints, the insertion of a dropped phrase from Planck's account of his visit to Hitler, and the addition of the story of Planck's appearance before the Royal Society of London in 1946." 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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6 Kaufmann, William J. The Cosmic Frontiers of General Relativity: A Layman's Guide to the New Universe
London Peregrine / Penguin 1979 0140551565 / 9780140551563 Reprint Paperback Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
x, 305 pp. General wear to wraps, including rubbed edges, creases and curled corners. Spine uncreased. Internally clean and solidly bound. Illustrated with b/w charts, drawings, photosw. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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7 Mermin, N. David Boojums All the Way Through: Communicating Science in a Prosaic Age
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1990 0521388805 / 9780521388801 Reprint Paperback Very Good Octavo 
xxi, 308 pp. Extremely light wear to illustrated wraps. A few light scuffs and stains to edges of text block. Creasing to upper corners of first few pages. Internally bright, unmarked and solidly bound. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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8 Newton, Sir Isaac Opticks or A Treatise of the Reflections, Refractions, Inflections & Colours of Light
New York Dover 1952 Reprint Paperback Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
406 pp. + list of Some Dover Science Books. Small creases to cover, sunning to back and page edges. Interior is bright, clean and tightly bound. Diagrams. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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9 Simon, Bart Undead Science: Science Studies and the Afterlife of Cold Fusion
New Brunswick, NJ Rutgers University Press 2002 0813531543 / 9780813531540 First Paperback Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
x, 252 pp. Extremely light edgewear to illustrated wraps; otherwise as new. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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10 Sir Robert Stawell Ball The Story of the Heavens
London Cassell and Company 1901 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
568pp + ads. "New and Revised Edition." "With Twenty-Four Coloured Plates and Numerous Illustrations." Very occasional light foxing internally, some foxing to endpapers. Page edges yellowed and foxed. Boards with general wear, edgewear, particularly at corners and spine. Cloth torn in some parts along join between boards and spine. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Pythagoras' Trousers: God, Physics, and the Gender Wars, Wertheim, Margaret
11 Wertheim, Margaret Pythagoras' Trousers: God, Physics, and the Gender Wars
London Fourth Estate 1997 1857026977 / 9781857026979 First Paperback Very Good 12mo 
295 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Yellowing to edges of text block. Previous owner's details stamped on first page. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Sources, index. "A rare and welcome mix in science writing, combining impressively detailed historical knowledge with a delightful readability and fuelling it all with that rarest of ingredients in this genre, a deeply felt moral and feminist passion." -- Susan Faludi 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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12 Whitrow, G. J. What is the Time?
London Thames & Hudson 1972 0500010854 / 9780500010853 First Hard Cover Very Good Good+ 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
191 pp. Dustjacket, now protected in archival mylar, is price clipped and has very light edgewear. Bookseller's sticker to ffep, light foxing to upper edge of text block. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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13 Wildt, R., editor Physics of Sound in the Sea. Part IV Acoustic Properties of Wakes
New York, London, Paris Gordon and Breach 1968 First Hard Cover Good Octavo 
ix, 118 pp. A little scuffing to cloth boards; corners worn. Faint foxing to edges of text block. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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