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Rosalind Franklin - the Dark Lady of DNA

Harper Collins, London 2002
1st printing. Large 8vo in cream faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 380pp, plates, bibliography, index
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (pages slightly tanned) in a FINE Dust Jacket (faintly edge-creased, looks new in its protector)
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Prof. Gunther Von Hagen's Korperwelten - Fascination Beneath the Surface (English edition)

Institute for Plastination, Heidelberg
Large Quarto size (4to). in embossed colour printed card covers, 279pp, colour plates, etc
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Sex and the Black Machine

Avernus Creative Media, London
1st printing. Quarto size (4to) in illustrated stapled paper wraps. Unpaginated, approx. 20pp. An Aldiss 'cutup' of prose, poetry and collage printed on newsprint stock paper
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (slightly tanned)
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The Quark and the Jaguar - Adventures in the Simple and the Complex

Little, Brown & Company, London
1st printing. Large 8vo in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 392pp, index
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW unread copy in an almost AS NEW Dust Jacket (tiny crease to top corner tip of front inner flap, minute nick to top corner of rear flap fold, looks fine in its protector)
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The Crystal Ship - Three Original Novellas of Science Fiction

Millington, London
1st printing. 8vo in blue faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 188pp
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (thin sliver of very slight creasing to bottom edge of spine) in a FINE complete Dust Jacket
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From Newspeak to Cyberspeak - A History of Soviet Cybernetics

Mit Press, Cambridge & London
8vo in red cloth, black lettering to spine. 369pp, illustrations in text, index etc
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The Course of the Heart (SIGNED COPY)

Victor Gollancz, London
8vo in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 216pp. Inscribed and signed by author on the title-page - signed in full across his printed name and again below as Mike (his usual name) and in parenthesis as Dave (a sometime pseudonym)
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy still close to new (hint of tanning to leaves) in an AS NEW Dust Jacket
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In Viriconium (SIGNED COPY)

Victor Gollancz, London
8vo in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 126pp. Inscribed and signed by author on the title-page
An extremely well preserved almot AS NEW unread copy (hint of tanning to leaves, top edge of page block faintly dusty) in a faintly tanned but otherwise AS NEW un-clipped Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
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The Entropy Exhibition - Michael Moorcock and the British New Wave in Science Fiction (SIGNED COPY)

Routledge & Kegan Paul, London
8vo in black faux cloth, silver lettering to spine. 244pp, bibliog, index etc. Inscribed and signed by Colin Greenland on the title-page
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy in not far from new condition (top edge of page block faintly dusty) in a near FINE un-clipped Dust Jacket (3 barely noticeable very short closed edge tears repaired on verso with archival paper, minute chip to bottom corner tip of front flap fold, looks almost as new in its protector)
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Stalking the Nightmare (SIGNED COPY)

Phantasia Press, Huntington Woods, Michigan
1st printing. Large 8vo in blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 332pp. Inscribed and signed by author on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (page-block edges slightly tanned) in a near FINE un-clipped Dust Jacket (very thin sliver of wear to head of spine panel, two barely visible short closed tear to bottom edges, looks fine in its protector)
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Science Fiction As Science Fiction (SIGNED COPY)

Brans Head, Frome
8vo in stiff card covers, 39pp. Inscribed and signed by author on the title-page
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight copy (spine and cover spine margins a little tanned)
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From Television to Home Computer - the Future of Consumer Electronics

Blandford Press, Poole
1st printing. 8vo in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 323pp, numerous illustrations in text, glossary, index. Besides video and music contains a fair amount of detail on early personal computers and computer / console games (Apple, Atari, Commodore etc)
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (hint of dustiness to page-block edges) in a lightly edge-worn but otherwise VERY GOOD un-clipped Dust Jacket (looks fine in its protector)
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Images of Science - A History of Scientific Illustration

British Library, London
Extra Large, heavy 4to. in green faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 208pp on stiff art paper, colour plates, numerous illustrations in text, bibliog, index
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy in an AS NEW Dust Jacket (spine panel faintly sunned)
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Physics and Philosophy

Cambridge University Press, Cambridge
3rd Impression. 8vo, in red cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 222pp, index
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (page-block edges slightly tanned)
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A Yankee Inventors Flying Ship - Two Pamphlets by Rufus Porter (Numbered Limited Edition)

Minnesota Historical Society, St Paul
1st printing. Landscape 4to in yellow cloth covered boards, 51pp on stiff art paper, illustrations in text, etc. No 485 of two thousand hand-numbered copies
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The Age of Wonder - How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science

Pantheon, New York
Thick, heavy 8vo. in tan cloth backed boards, 552pp, plates, index etc
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Quantum Chemistry - A short introduction in four non-mathematical lectures

Constable, London
8vo in red cloth, black lettering to spine and front cover. 73pp plus indexes, diagrams and tables in text
VERY GOOD, a clean and tight copy (spine and top edge of front cover sunned, prize bookplate on the front paste-down end-paper - dated 1931)
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Protestant Thought and Natural Science - A Historical Interpretation

Collins, London
8vo in brown faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 320pp, bibliog, index
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight copy (page-block edges tanned, tiny nick to head of spine) in a slightly dusty and faintly tanned but otherwise FINE Dust Jacket (tiny to head of spine panel, looks fine in its protector)
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Saturn and its System - Containing discussions of the motions and telescopic appearance of the planet Saturn, its Satellites, and Rings, the nature of the Rings, and the habitability of Saturn. To which are appended notes on Chaldaean Astronomy, Laplace's Nebular Theory, and a series of tables with explanatory notes, and explanations of astronomical terms

Chatto & Windus, London
8vo in sky blue cloth, black lettering to spine with black and grey printed Saturn design to spine and front cover. 211pp, 13pp engraved plates - some double page (all called for and all present) plus illustrations in text. First published in 1865 this is Proctor's much revised and better 2nd Edition
A well preserved VERY GOOD+ clean and tight copy (spine a little tanned, thin sliver of slight creasing to spine ends, prize inscription on front blank fly-leaf dated 1922). A nice copy
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A Brief Guide to the Museum of the History of Science Oxford

Oxford University Press, Oxford
4to in stiff card covers, 59pp text plus 8pp plates
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight copy (cover margins a little tanned
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Designs for Life - Molecular Biology After World War II

Cambridge University Press, Cambridge
Heavy, large 8vo. in green cloth, silver lettering to spine. 423pp, plates, bibliography, index etc
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy in an AS NEW Dust Jacket
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Instruments for Health - From Origins to Yesterday

Farmitalia Carlo Erba / Image, Milano
4to in light grey cloth, silver lettering to spine and front cover, 190pp, colour plates, etc. Text in English throughout
An exceptionally well preserved AS NEW unread copy in an AS NEW Dust Jacket
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Einstein - A Biography

Polity, Cambridge
Thick 8vo in cream boards, black lettering to spine, 461pp, plates, bibliography, index etc
NEW unread copy in NEW Dust Jacket
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Empire of the Stars - Friendship, Obsession and Betrayal in the Quest for Black Holes

Little, Brown, London
8vo in brown faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 400pp, plates in colour and b/w, index etc
NEW copy in NEW Dust Jacket
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Gemini God

Faber and Faber, London
1st printing. Octavo size (8vo)
Pages slightly tanned else FINE, a well preserved, very clean and tight copy still close to new in a FINE price-clipped, Dust Jacket
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Soviet Literature 1982 No 1 (406) - Science Fiction of Today

Writers' Union of the USSR, Moscow
Large 8vo in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 191pp, colour plates etc. Text in English throughout. 9 SF short stories, 4 interviews with SF writers, and 4 long essays on SF
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (mild flat crease to top corner tip of front cover)
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Isaac Newton

Fourth Estate, London
Small 8vo. in cream boards, 289pp, index
Near FINE, a very clean and tight unread copy (small bump to top edges of front and rear boards) in a faintly edge-creased but otherwise AS NEW Dust Jacket (looks new in its protector)
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Elements of Physics Or Natural Philosophy, General and Medical (etc.)Volume I (3rd Edition 1828) and Volume II Part I Heat and Light (1st Edition 1829) Bound as one

Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green, London
Both volumes bound together, thick, heavy 8vo in half brown leather, raised bands and gilt decorations and lettering to spine, marbled boards, page-block edges and end-papers. Volume I - xlviii + 647pp, Volume II Part I - viii + 320pp . This was all that was published of Arnott's Elements of Physics or Natural Philosophy
A well preserved clean and tight VERY GOOD+ copy (cover corner tips and spine ends very slightly worn or rubbed, 2 aged ink names on title-page. A nice copy
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William Stukeley - Science, Archaeology and Religion in Eighteenth- Century England

Boydell Press, Woodbridge
Large 8vo in brown boards, gilt lettering to spine, printed label to front cover (as issued), 290pp, illustrated, bibliog, index etc
NEW unread copy
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Interzone - the 4th Anthology New Science Fiction and Fantasy Writing

Simon & Schuster, London
1st printing. 8vo in black faux cloth, silver lettering to spine. 208pp
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (pages slightly tanned) in an AS NEW Dust Jacket
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