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Sciences: General & Popular Science

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1 The Brain is Wider than the Sky : Why Simple Solutions Don't Work in a Complex World
Appleyard, Bryan Weidenfeld & Nicolson 2011 0297860305 / 9780297860303 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Excellent fine, as new condition. Hardback. RRP. 20.00. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 280pp. 301265 
Price: 17.50 GBP

 
13 Lectures and Essays (The Thinker's Library, No. 17)
Huxley, Thomas Henry Watts & Co Fleet Street, London 1931 First Thus Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Hardback without dust jacket. Original brown boards. Small pocket-sized volume. First Thinker's Library edition. A significant forwards lean to the spine. Heavy bump to the top corner of the front board. Rubs and short nick to the boards at the base of the spine. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Pages clean. pp. xix, 232. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 306582 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
2 The Chemistry of Life: An Easy Outline of Biochemistry (The Thinker's Library, No. 103)
Bacon, J. S. D. Watts & Co. 1944 First Thus Hardcover Good Fair Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Original red boards with black titles. Boards rubbed at spine ends. Binding firm and pages clean but the pages have significantly browned. Wartime economy standard book. No names or inscriptions. pp. ix, 118. The dust jacket is worn and torn with some loss to the spine and edges and chips and tears all around. Front flap not price clipped. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 105255 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
14 The Coming of Evolution: The Story of a Great Revolution in Science (The Cambridge Manuals of Science and Literature)
Judd, John W. Cambridge at the University Press Cambridge 1911 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5z - 6z" tall 
Small hardback volume. No dust jacket. Original red boards, faded at the edges and spine. From the collection of the archaeologist Christopher Hawkes (1905-1992) and bears his signature in pencil on the front endpaper. The binding is firm and pages are clean. Reprint; first published 1910. 171pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a slightly lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 105807 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
3 The Chemistry of Life: An Easy Outline of Biochemistry (The Thinker's Library, No. 103)
Bacon, J. S. D. Watts & Co. 1947 First Thus Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Second impression of the second edition in the Thinker's Library edition. Hardback with dust jacket. Original red boards with black titles. Boards lightly bruised at spine ends. Binding firm and pages clean but with some light foxing to top outer closed textblock edge. No names or inscriptions. The dust jacket has a couple of short tears, small nicks and minor rubs to the edges. pp. viii, 120. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 105505 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
15 Man and his Universe (The Thinker's Library, No. 61)
Langdon-Davies, John Watts & Co. Fleet Street, London 1937 Hardcover Good Fair Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
First thus. Original brown boards. A just about good copy. There is a significant stain to the lower quarter of the rear board, under the dust jacket. This affects the rear pastedown but does not affect other pages. The boards are slightly bowed. Pages are otherwise clean and binding firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is worn, greyed, torn and chipped and has some loss to the bottom corner of the front cover. 242pp. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 105234 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
4 Dictionary of Scientific Terms (The Thinker's Library, No. 65)
Beadnell, C. M. Watts & Co. Fleet Street, London 1942 Hardcover Good Good Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Original red boards. Second edition, revised and with supplement. The first c. 20 and the last c. 10 pages are wrinkled at the top and bottom edges. Boards lightly bruised at the spine ends. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Binding firm. The dust jacket is rubbed and chipped at the edges, with some minor loss. pp. x, 232, 13. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 105104 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
16 Fireside Science (The Thinker's Library, No. 41)
Lankester, Sir E. Ray ; selected and prepared by surgeon Rear-Admiral C. M. Beadnell Watts & Co. Fleet Street, London 1934 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Original brown boards. Previous owner's name written on the front endpaper. A forwards lean to the spine. Binding firm and pages clean. pp. xii, 145. The dust jacket has some splash marks to the front cover, is discoloured at the spine and edges and has some rubs and short nicks to the edges. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 105256 
Price: 9.50 GBP

 
 
5 The Social Function of Science
Bernal, J. D. George Routledge & Sons Ltd London 1939 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback without dust jacket. Original green boards. A bump to the base of the spine and light rubs to the boards at the spine ends and corners. Some pale marks to the top outer closed textblock page edges. Nice and clean inside and binding firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. xvi, 482. HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a slightly lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 105704 
Price: 24.00 GBP

 
17 The Problem of Nutrition, Vols. I, II & III. Volume I: Interim Report of the Mixed Committee on the Problem of Nutrition; Volume II: Report on the Physiological Bases of Nutrition; Volume III: Nutrition in Various Countries
League of Nations League of Nations Geneva 1936 Soft Cover Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Three volume set, bound in stiff red paper covers. Some marks to the covers of Volumes I and II. All three partially faded. Pages have tanned / darkened. Rubbed with short tear at the head of the spine of Volume I. Volume I also has some line marks in the margins and a little underlining in red pencil. Still a perfectly good, useable set. pp. 98; 27; 271. Like most of our stock, we have this set at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 052620 
Price: 18.50 GBP

 
 
6 Proceedings of the Second Fisons Food Allergy Workshop, Harrogate 19-21 January 1983
Coombs, R. R. A. (Chaired by) The Medicine Publishing Foundation Oxford 1983 0906817528 / 9780906817520 Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
In very good condition. No names or inscriptions. pp. xiv, 143. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 052511 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
18 The Universe of Science (The Thinker's Library, No. 67)
Levy, H. Watts & Co. Fleet Street, London 1938 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Pocket sized Thinker's Library edition. Revised and expanded edition. Original brown boards. The binding is firm and pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket has a minor mark to the back cover, is faded at the spine and has a couple of short tears and small chips to the edges. pp. xiii, 242. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 105544 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
 
7 An Easy Outline of Astronomy (The Thinker's Library, No. 95)
Davidson, The Rev. Dr. Martin Watts & Co. Fleet Street, London 1947 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Original red boards. Third impression (slightly revised). Small pocket-sized volume. A few foxing spots to page margins. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. 108pp. The dust jacket has some tears and creases and the front flap is price clipped. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 105233 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
19 They Made Your World
Low, Prof. A. M. ; illustrated by Amy Low Scientific Book Club Charing Cross Road, London 1949 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original yellow cloth, slightly faded at the edges. Binding firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket is a little rubbed at the edges, with a couple of short tears and with some mild creasing to the spine. pp. x, 176. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 306714 
Price: 11.00 GBP

 
 
8 Man of Power: The Life Story of Lord Rutherford
Evans, Ivor B. N. The Scientific Book Club [c.1939] Charing Cross Road, London 1939 Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Publication date not stated but was first published by Stanley Paul in 1939. Hardback with dust jacket. Original yellow boards. Spine ends lightly bruised. Pages tanned / darkened. No names or inscriptions. Dust jacket worn, creased, torn and chipped, with a couple of repairs to small sections of loss at the spine ends; repairs to the underside of the dust jacket. 288pp. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 105353 
Price: 13.50 GBP

 
20 Your Body: How it is Built and how it Works (The Thinker's Library, No. 59)
Murray, D. Stark Watts & Co. Fleet Street, London 1936 First Thus Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Hardback without dust jacket. Small pocket-sized Thinker's Library edition. Original brown boards. In very good, clean condition. Binding firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. vii, 115. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 105546 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
9 Rutherford: Being the Life and Letters of the Rt. Hon Lord Rutherford
Eve, A. S. ; with a foreword by Earl Baldwin of Bewdley Cambridge at the University Press 1939 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback without dust jacket. Original green boards. There are some light marks to the boards and the boards are a little faded at the spine and edges. Very slight bruising to the spine ends and small bumps to the top corners. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The pages have slightly tanned / darkened. Some foxing to endpapers, pastedowns and to outer closed textblock edges. pp. xii, 451. HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 105629 
Price: 40.00 GBP

 
21 The Wavewatcher's Companion
Pretor-Pinney, Gavin Bloomsbury Publishing London 2010 0747589763 / 9780747589761 First Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
First impression. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent condition. there is a tiny nick to the dust jacket at the base of the spine / bottom edge. Clean, tight and unmarked. DJ not price clipped. 336pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 306029 
Price: 9.50 GBP

 
 
10 Oxford Figures: 800 Years of the Mathematical Sciences
Fauvel, John ; Flood, Raymond ; Wilson, Robin (edited by) Oxford University Press 2000 0198523092 / 9780198523093 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Book and jacket are both in very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Bruising to the board and dust jacket edges, particularly at the head of the spine. Faint imprints from erased pencil price mark on the front endpaper. 296pp. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 105426 
Price: 18.50 GBP

 
22 Physical Science in Modern Life
Richardson, E. G. The English Universities Press Ltd 1938 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original mid-blue boards. No dust jacket. First edition Old price written in pink pencil on the front endpaper. A few light marks to the boards. Binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. A few light grubby marks to page margins (not extensive). pp. 256, [plates]. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 105392 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
11 An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth
Hadfield, Chris Macmillan London 2013 1447257103 / 9781447257103 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Later printing. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent near fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Binding firm. Dust jacket not price clipped. 296pp. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 104859 
Price: 11.50 GBP

 
23 The Evidence for the Supernatural: A Critical Study Made with 'Uncommon Sense' (The Thinker's Library, No. 27)
Tuckett, Ivor LL. Watts & Co. Fleet Street, London 1932 First Thus Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Hardback without dust jacket. Small pocket-sized Thinker's Library edition. Original brown boards. In very good, clean condition. Binding firm. A slight forwards lean to the spine. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. xiii, 146. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 105547 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
12 Fact and Faith (The Thinker's Library, No. 44)
Haldane, J. B. s. Watts & Co. Fleet Street, London 1936 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Second impression in the Thinker's Library edition. Hardback without dust jacket. Original brown boards. No names or inscriptions. Pages clean. Some light foxing to the top outer closed textblock page edge. Minor bumps to spine ends and corners. pp. xiii, 111. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 105502 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
24 Time: From Micro-Seconds to Millennia - A Search for the Right Time
Waugh, Alexander Headline London 1999 0747221782 / 9780747221784 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original green boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Binding firm and tight. Dust jacket not price clipped. 277pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a slightly lower price in our Banbury shop if you would like to call in. 049590 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
 
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Fact and Faith (The Thinker's Library, No. 44), Haldane, J. B. s.
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Lectures and Essays (The Thinker's Library, No. 17), Huxley, Thomas Henry
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Oxford Figures: 800 Years of the Mathematical Sciences, Fauvel, John ; Flood, Raymond ; Wilson, Robin (edited by)
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Physical Science in Modern Life, Richardson, E. G.
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Man of Power: The Life Story of Lord Rutherford, Evans, Ivor B. N.
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Fireside Science (The Thinker's Library, No. 41), Lankester, Sir E. Ray ; selected and prepared by surgeon Rear-Admiral C. M. Beadnell
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The Chemistry of Life: An Easy Outline of Biochemistry (The Thinker's Library, No. 103), Bacon, J. S. D.
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Man and his Universe (The Thinker's Library, No. 61), Langdon-Davies, John
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