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Science as History. The Story of Man's Technological Progress from Steam Engine to Satellite.

By: Gartmann, Heinz. [translated Alan G Readett]

Price: £8.10

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11985

Condition: Very Good


Red & green cloth, numerous photos and other illustrations. Spine ends rubbed, endpaper & half title page darkened, else all pages fine. Dust Jacket Condition: spine sl. faded, ends chipped, Not price clipped. 348pp View more info

Report on the Atom

By: Gordon Dean

Price: £5.67

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12204

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth with gold titles to spine. spine ends rubbed, spine darkened, else fine. 288pp all in fine condition View more info

The Making of the Earth

By: Gregory, J. W.

Price: £8.10

Publisher: Williams & Norgate: 1921

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 12225

Condition: Very Good


Gray cloth with black titles. Signature of H. E. Goodson of Royal College of Science London on pastedown. with his notes on pastedpwn and endpapers, and some pages. Spine ends rubbed, pages age toned. Home University Library. Dust Jacket Condition, spine ends missing and cover a bit grubby. View more info

The Orbs of Heaven: Or, The Planetary and Stellar Worlds. A Popular Exposition of the Great Discoveries and Theories of Modern Astronomy

By: O. M. Mitchell

Price: £14.99

Publisher: Farrington Street New York, George Routledge & Co: 1856

Edition: Seventh Edition

Seller ID: 11870

Condition: Very Good


8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Brown Decorative Cloth with blind stamped covers gilt decoration to spine. frontis portrait of Galileo. Book Condition: Very Good, spine ends rubbed, corners slightly bumped, small tear top of spine 1cm. Some minor scattered spotting. 50 illustrations & plates. 6 plates of nebulæ at the back are foxed, prev owners signature on endpaper. View more info

The Story of the Heavens

By: Sir Robert Stawell

Price: £9.72

Publisher: Cassell & Company Ltd: 1901

Edition: New and Revised

Seller ID: 00129

Condition: Very Good


New and Revised Edition,size 5" x 9" tall,Contemporary blue half morocco raised bands and lettered in gilt on spine,matching cloth sides, attractive marbled endpapers and matching page edges,frontispiece of the planet saturn,pages in good clean condition,spine cover has small tear to top, spine ends worn with slight loss. Pastedown & Half title page are foxed. A well-illustrated guide to astronomy which describes the solar system as it was known at the beginning of the twentieth century and looking at the planets, comets and nebulae. View more info