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Lord Lister

by Godlee, Sir Rickman John

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Godley Books
Published
1924
Condition
Good
Edition
Third Edition
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£9.00

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Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1924. Presentation inscription on front end paper. Damp effect to parts of covers and to end paper hinges. No other marks or inscriptions. No creasing to covers or to spine. Very clean very tight untrimmed pages with bumping to upper corners. The life of Lord Joseph Lister, a British surgeon and… Read more
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£9.00
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A Time to Keep (Signed By Author)

by Sutherland, Halliday

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Godley Books
Published
1934
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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£25.00

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London: Geoffrey Bles, 1934. Signed 'Halliday Sutherland' to front end paper. No other marks or inscriptions. A very clean very tight copy with unmarked boards, upper page edges dusty and with bumping to upper corners. Fore and lower page edges untrimmed and dusty. Dust jacket not price clipped with a few small marks, repaired… Read more
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£25.00
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Brunel: The Life and Times of Isambard Kingdom Brunel

by Angus Buchanan

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Godley Books
Published
2002
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781852853310
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£9.25

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London: Hambledon and London, 2002. No marks or inscriptions. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or marked or torn or creased with traces of storage. 294pp. Biography of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, one of the greatest of all engineers and who has… Read more
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£9.25
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Baron Marks of Woolwich

by Michael Lane

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Godley Books
Published
1986
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780907621775
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£6.25

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London: Quiller Press, 1986. No marks or inscriptions. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked maroon cloth boards and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or marked or torn with very slight creasing to upper front edge and minor traces of storage. 146pp. Biography of the international entrepreneur, engineer, patent… Read more
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£6.25
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Leonardo's Machines

by Domenico Laurenza

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Godley Books
Published
2005
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9788809043633
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£18.00

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Milan, Italy: Giunti Editore, 2005. Appears to be in as new unread condition. 239pp. Secrets and inventions of the (Leonardo) Da Vinci Codices. Superb images and descriptions of Leonardo's scientific and engineering works.. Soft Cover with Self-Wraps. Fine. 10.5 x 8.75 inches.
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£18.00
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Stieglitz: A Memoir / Biography

by Sue Davidson Lowe

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Godley Books
Published
1983
Condition
Very Good (+)
ISBN
9780704324084
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£6.25

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London: Quartet Books, 1983. No marks or inscriptions. A very clean very tight copy with unmarked black cloth boards, very minor dustiness to page edges and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or marked or torn or creased with light rubbing to upper and lower page edges and minor traces of storage. 456pp. … Read more
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£6.25
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The Curious Life of Robert Hooke: The Man who Measured London

by Lisa Jardine

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Godley Books
Published
2003
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780007149445
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£13.00

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London: HarperCollins, 2003. No marks or inscriptions. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or marked or torn with slight creasing to upper edge. 422pp. Robert Hooke was an engineer, surveyor, architect and inventor who was appointed London's Chief Surveyor after the Great… Read more
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£13.00
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Home is Where the Wind Blows: Chapters from a Cosmologist's Life

by Fred Hoyle

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Godley Books
Published
1994
Condition
Very Good (+)
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780935702279
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£20.00

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California: University Science Books,U.S., 1994. No marks or inscriptions. A very clean copy with bright unmarked boards, very slight bumping to spine ends and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or marked or torn or creased with single small nick to top of spine. 443pp. Fascinating autobiography of one of the most… Read more
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£20.00
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Charles Hadfield: Canal Man and More

by Joseph Boughey; Charles Hadfield

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Godley Books
Published
1998
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780750910521
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£5.20

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Stroud, Gloucestershire: Sutton Publishing Ltd, 1998. No marks or inscriptions. No creasing to covers or to spine. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or marked or torn with half-inch nick to upper rear edge and slight creasing/rubbing. 223pp. Biography of… Read more
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£5.20
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Nigel Gresley : Locomotive Engineer

by Brown, F. A. S.

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Godley Books
Published
1961
Condition
Very Good (+)
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£13.13

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London: Ian Allan Ltd, 1961. 1962 Edition. No marks or inscriptions. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards, slightly foxed slightly dusty top of page edges and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or marked or creased with tiny piece missing from upper front corner. Large fold out drawing… Read more
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£13.13
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Joseph Priestley Friends and Foes: Remarkable Lives in an Age of Revolution

by Baker, Keith

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Godley Books
Published
2009
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780955807718
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£5.25

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Heckmondwike, West Yorkshire: The Priestley Society, UK, 2009. Appears new and unread but with some wrinkling to every page from damp effect to lower parts of rear pages. 176pp. A biography of Yorkshire chemist Joseph Priestley who discovered oxygen.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 9.5 x 6.5 inches.
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£5.25
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Joseph Priestley in Calne

by Norman Beale

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Godley Books
Published
2008
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780946418817
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£7.61

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Salisbury, Wiltshire: Hobnob Press, 2008. Book appears in unread fine condition. 90pp. A biographical account of the pioneer chemist Joseph Priestley who spent seven years of his life in the Wiltshire town of Calne. The book gives a full appreciation of an important 18th century figure in science, religion and politics who turns out to be as… Read more
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£7.61
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Six Wings : Men of Science in the Renaissance

by Sarton, George

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Godley Books
Published
1958
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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£5.51

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London: The Bodley Head, 1958. Tape marks inside boards and to spine. (NB not a library book) No other marks or inscriptions. No creasing to covers or to spine. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards, foxing to some page edges and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket not price clipped… Read more
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£5.51
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Sir Isaac Newton : A Biographical Sketch

by Pullin, V. E.

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Godley Books
Published
1927
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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£4.95

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London: Ernest Benn, 1927. Name to front and dedication page. No other marks or inscriptions to contents. Light creasing to slightly dusty booklet and evidence of label removal to covers 80pp. From the Benn's Sixpenny Library series No 140.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 6.75 x 4.25 inches.
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£4.95
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Apes, Angels & Victorians

by Irvine, William

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Godley Books
Published
1956
Condition
Near Fine
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£6.75

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London: Readers Union, 1956. No marks or inscriptions. A lovely clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards, tiny bump to spine foot and no bumping to very sharp corners. Dusty dust jacket not price clipped or marked or torn with rubbing/nicks to upper edge. 278pp. A joint biography of Charles Darwin and Thomas Henry Huxley,… Read more
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£6.75
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Back to the Grindstone : Personal Recollections of the Sheffield Cutlery Industry

by Housley, Herbert

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Godley Books
Published
1998
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781874718284
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£12.50

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Sheffield: The Hallamshire Press, 1998. No marks or inscriptions. Minor creasing to some corners, none to spine. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards, faint creasing to upper corner of last few pages and no bumping to corners. 174pp. Autobiography of Bert Housley, partner in the family cutlery manufacturing firm of H… Read more
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£12.50
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The Cambridge Dictionary of Scientists

by Millar, Ian; Millar, Margaret; Millar, David; Millar, John

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Godley Books
Published
1996
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780521567183
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£7.25

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Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1996. No marks or inscriptions. No creasing to covers or to spine. A lovely clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards and no bumping to corners. 387pp.. Soft Cover. Fine. 8.5 x 5.5 inches.
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£7.25
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Manchester Memoirs : Special Commemorative Dalton Edition : Vol 142 2003-2004

by The Editor

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Godley Books
Published
2005
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
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£25.00

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Manchester: Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society, 2005. Book in mint unread condition. 155pp. Special edition of Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society Journal to commemorate the bicentenary of John Dalton's famous paper entitled 'New Theory of Chemical Philosophy' in which he described his table of Atomic Weights and revolutionised chemistry.. First Edition. Soft Cover. As New. 8.25 x 5.25 inches.
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£25.00
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Albert Einstein : The Man and His Theories

by Cuny, Hilaire

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Godley Books
Published
1963
Condition
Good (+)
Edition
First Edition
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£4.95

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London: Souvenir Press, 1963. Ex-library book with usual marks and stamps. A clean very tight copy with tape-marked black cloth boards, missing front end paper and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or marked or torn with slight rubbing to top of sunned spine. 167pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good (+)/Very Good (+). 8.75 x… Read more
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£4.95
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Land of Nicholas Copernicus

by Rusinek, Michal

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Godley Books
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good (+)
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£25.00

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New York: Twayne Publishers Inc, 1973. No marks or inscriptions. A very clean very tight copy with bright boards, slight rubbing to rear and minor bumping to one corner and lower edge. Dust jacket not price clipped or marked or torn or creased with signs of storage. 235pp. The life of the great Polish astronomer Copernicus against the… Read more
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£25.00
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