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False Prophets

by Kohn, Alexander

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Published
1986
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Fine
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Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1986. Fine/Fine. This chronicles the famous scientific frauds, famous and not so famous and unearths some lesser known incidents buried in scientific literature. Hardback with black boards and gold writing to spine. Dj minor shelf wear. Tight binding and clean pages.
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Rats, Lice and History

by Zinsser, Hans

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Published
1935
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Fine
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London: George Routledge and sons, 1935. Fine. the life story of Typhus Fever by this Harvard Biologist. Red cloth boards with the title on the spine also in cream cloth. Minor bumping to corners. Tight binding but pages are very foxed.
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The Principles and Practice of Obstetric medicine and Surgery

by Ramsbotham, Francis H

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Published
1844
Condition
Good
Edition
Second
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London: John Churchill, 1844. Second . Good. As the title suggests Hardcover large heavy book. Marbled boards with leather corners and spine. Attractive binding, but the hinge of the book is detached.110 illustrations. Clean pages. Obviously shelf wear and bumping commenserate with the age of the book. Heavy so post and packing to be adjusted accordingly.Two plates missing.… Read more
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Extraordinary Inventions

by Healey, Tim

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Published
1983
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Stated First edition
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London: Readers Digest, 1983. Stated First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Excellent look at some household names and what they should not have done. Mild shelf wear
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British Pioneers in Geography

by Gilbert, Edmund W.

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Published
1972
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Very Good
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£6.42

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Newton Abbot: David and Charles, 1972. Very Good. Gilbert concentrates on notable personalities and their ideas and their context informs the greater part of this collection. He emphasises the importance of good writing in the common tongue, avoiding needless jargon. We are reminded that wisdom and understanding are far greater than explanation or precision in a more mechanical… Read more
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How to Raise and Train an Irish Setter

by Gannon, Robert

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Published
1961
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Very Good
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£4.50

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America, 1961. Paperback. Very Good. As the title says. Nice tight binding and clean pages, slight crease on front cover.
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BIRDS OF IDAHO

by Burleigh,Thomas G

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Published
1971
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Near Fine
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£7.71

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California: Caxton, 1971. Near Fine. Idaho State was, until recent years remained one of the few states in America concerning which relatively little was known about the distribution and abundance of birdlife. Birds of Idaho remedies that lack. Beautiful coloured photographs. clean,slight bumping to bottom corner on front,tight
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Copernicus and the Reformation of Astronomy

by Armitage, Angus

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Published
1950
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Very Good
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London: George Phillip and Son, 1950. Very Good. Copernicus was an astronomer and published a book in 1543 which heralded the overthrow of the medieval conception of the universe.That book and its author form the central theme of this little booklet. Cream pamphlet with blue writing to front and back cover. Minor shelf wear.
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Birds of America

by Pearson, T. Gilbert

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Published
1936
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Very Good
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£28.26

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New York: garden City Publishing, 1936. Very Good. A beautiful book on the birds of America in three parts with beautiful illustrations and colour plates. Beige boards with dark green quarterbound. Flying ducks in green on front cover. Writing to spine. Some bumping, rubbing, marks and shelfwera. Nice tight binding and clean pages. First few pages a slight… Read more
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Breeding The Race Horse

by Tesio, Federico

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Published
1987
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Fine
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£20.55

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London: J A Allen and Company, 1987. Fine/near fine. Senator Tesio observes that the sport of horse racing has produced, in the General Stud book, a genetic record extending now over more than two centuries and a score of generations, that contains an ordered store of facts such as no scientific body posseses about the hereditary qualities of… Read more
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An Introduction to Animal Behaviour

by Manning, Aubrey

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Published
1979
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Third edition
ISBN
9780713127270
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£1.28

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Hodder Arnold, 1979. Third edition. Paperback. Very Good. A standard introductory text in this field, distinguished by its broad biological approach. slight bumping to the front top corner
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Universal Decimal Percentage Reckoner

by Gall and Inglis

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Published
1966
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Very Good
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£1.93

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Edinburgh: Gall and Inglis, 1966. Very Good. A handy reckoner Red boards with black writing to cover. Slight shelf wear.
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NATURE WATCH

by Pettifer, Julian and Brown, Robin

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Published
1981
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First printing
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£8.99

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London: Michael Joseph, 1981. First printing. Near Fine/very good. Nature Watch reveals the private lives of animals and plants as seen throught the eyes of these naturalists-each of whom is chiefly concerned with conservation, all are pssioately aware of the ignorance that daily condemns hundreds of species to extinction: This book helps to further our understanding… Read more
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Birds and Berries

by Snow, Barbara and David

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Published
1988
Condition
Fine
Edition
First printing
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£38.54

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ENGLAND: T & AD Poyser Ltd, 1988. First printing. Fine/fine. A study of the ecological interaction-properly reflects the author""s theme, but may tend to hide the fact that the relationships between birds and berries can be much more than the simple, mutually advantageous systems (eat my fruit, spread my seeds ) they may seem to be. Therin lies… Read more
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The Planet Mards

by De Vaucouleurs, Gerard

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Published
1950
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First published
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£11.56

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London: Faber and Faber, 1950. First published. Very Good. All about the planet Mars, this is a translation from french. orange boards, slim book. Some bumping to the corners. Owner inscribed, some minor foxing to foredge, otherwise nice tight binding and clean pages.
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Mountains in Colour

by Smythe, Frank S.

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Published
1949
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
First edition
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£19.27

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London: Max Parrish & Co. Ltd, 1949. First edition. Very Good +/very good +. The four parts of this book are devoted to four great mountain regions: the Himalayas, North America, Switzerland and Great Britain. Serious mountaineers and also the fireside traveller will enjoy the author's vivid descriptions of the world's peaks and ranges, and some of… Read more
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Scottish Wild Plants

by Lusby, Philip Wright, Jenny

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Published
2001
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9781841830117
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Edinburgh: Mercat Press, 2001. Paperback. Very Good. A timely and authoritative contribution to our knowledge of Scotlands native flora. Slight shelf wear, and some bumping to bottom of back cover. Very nice photographs.
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The Hare

by Macpherson, The Rev H A

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Published
1986
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Fine
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Hampshire: Ashford press publishing, 1986. Fine. A wonderful book about every aspect of the hare.natural history, shooting,coursing, hunting and cookery. Green boards with writing to spine and cover in gold. minor shelf wear and bumping. very clean pages and tight binding.Very comprehensive work produced by real experts on british game species.
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Multivariable Calculus

by Larson, Ron

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BookMangos
Published
1994
Condition
Very Good
Edition
fifth
ISBN
9780669393453
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£23.12

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Houghton Mifflin (Academic), 1994. fifth. Very Good. This book is designed for use in a course for students in engineering, mathematics, the physical and life sciences, and economics. It has many design features that enhance the relevance of the text and make it an effective teaching tool. Slight bumping to top and bottom of spine, minor shelf wear,… Read more
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British Larks, Pipits and Wagtails

by Sims, Eric

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Published
1992
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
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£64.23

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London: Harper Collins, 1992. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Of all the birds found in the British Isles there is something especially attractive about the larks, pipits and wagtails.. This book reviews these birds. There are three broad introductory chapters, eleven seperate chapters on the major species whilst two chapters cover the rarer migrants or vagrabts to the… Read more
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