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    Genius: Richard Feynman and Modern Physics by GLEICK, JAMES

    Abacus. 1994. Paperback. Very Good. A clean softcover, no markings throughout, NOT an ex-lib book: Richard Feynman was the most brilliant and influential physicist of our time. Architect of quantum theories, enfant terrible of the atomic bomb project, caustic inquisitor on the space shuttle commission, ebullient bongo-player and storyteller - Feynman played a bewildering assortment of roles in the science of the post-war era. A brilliant interweaving of Richard Feynman's colourful life and a detailed and accessible account of his theories and experiments.



    The Fossil Trail: How We Know What We Think We Know About Human Evolution by Tattersall, Ian

    Cary, North Carolina, U.S.A: Oxford Univ Press, 1995. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. F/F. Unmarked. Unclipped.



    Hens Teeth and Horses Toes: Further Reflections on Natural History (Pelican) by Stephen Jay Gould

    Penguin Books, 1984. Paperback. Used; Good. Paperback; English language; good condition. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail.



    River Out Of Eden: A Darwinian View of Life by Richard Dawkins

    Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1995 14/02/2012 17:29:04. Paperback. Very Good. Lalla Ward. | Trade Paperback (9¼" x 6"). [XIII] 172pp. Index. Bibliography. | Illustrated by Lalla Ward. In the Science Masters series. First in this, paperback, edition. For more photos or information, use the «Ask Bookseller» button and I'll be pleased to help. The book is in stock and ships from the rustic nirvana of Peasedown St. John, near Bath, England from a long-established bookseller - guaranteed by my reputation and the UK Distance Selling Act. Remember! BUYING THIS BOOK means my Jack Russells get their supper! Condition :: Very Good. Lightly rubbed at the tips of the wrappers otherwise a very well presented copy.



    The Blind Watchmaker: Why The Evidence Of Evolution Reveals A Universe Without Design by Dawkins, Richard

    New York: W. W. Norton & Company. Paperback. 1996. Reprint. 8vo 358pp . Fine with no DJ. Contains a new introduction .



    DAY OF TRINITY The Dramatic Story of the Men Who Opened the Nuclear Age by Lamont, Lansing

    London: Hutchinson. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1966. First Edition. Hardcover. Hardcover is clean & unmarked - slight soiling outer edge of pages. Jacket has light edgewear, a few small edge tears, age tanning to edges, sticker residue on front, not clipped. 333 pages. b/w illus.The story of the scientists and the scientific achievement which led to the first atomic explosion at the Trinity site in New Mexico in 1945, followed by the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki to end the Second World War. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .



    Watson and DNA: Making a Scientific Revolution by McElheny, Victor K

    Perseus Publishing. NF/NF. 2003. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. ISBN: 0738203416. Small remainder mark on bottom edge; like new; <P>A riveting portrait of the man behind the greatest scientific achievement of our time: the discovery of the structure of DNA and the creation of modern molecular biology. <br> ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 384 pp.



    The Blind Watchmaker by Dawkins, Richard

    W W Norton & Co Inc, 2015. Reissue. Paperback. New. SKU: MM-27019860; EAN: 9780393351491



    The Curious Life of Robert Hooke by Jardine, Lisa

    New York: Harpercollins, 2004. First printing. Hardcover. Very near Fine/Fine. 422 pp. Price of $27.95 on front flap of wrap-around band (as issued by the publisher in lieu of a dust jacket). Very near Fine book in Fine wrap-around band.



    Principles of Geology, 6th Edition [in 3 volumes, volumes 2 and 3 only] by Lyell, Charles

    London: John Murray, 1840. Sixth Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Original publisher's binding quarter cloth over paper boards with original paper spine labels. A good, unsophisticated partial set. Boards worn at corners. Vol. II binding needs to be re-sewn, as front hinge has separated. xi, 479, [i]; xii, 476, [iv], many pages un-opened.



    The Descent of Woman. [The Man-Made Myth; Escape Route; Ape Remolded; Aggression; Orgasm; Love; Speech; U-Turn; Man the Hunter; Primate Politics; What Women Want; Present & Future] by Morgan, Elaine

    New York : Stein and Day, Publishers, 1972., 1972. As New. 258 pp. ; ISBN: 0812814584; 9780812814583; National Library: 0333332 LCCN: 76-186494 ; beige and red cloth in pictorial dustjacket ; AS NEW



    Life on Earth by David Attenborough

    Paperback. Good.



    Life On Earth: A Natural History by Attenborough David

    London: Collins, 1979. 319 pages. Book and Jacket appear to have hardly been read and are both in Fine condition throughout. This Book Is A Permament Record Of One Of The Most Ambitious Projects Ever Undertaken By British Television As Well As A Standard Introductuion To The Study Of Nature.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.



    Thread of Life: The Smithsonian Looks at Evolution by Lewin, Roger

    New York: W. W. Norton & Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1982. First Edition. Hardcover. 0895990105 . Very Good/Very Good condition. First edition, first printing.; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall .



    This Wonder-Working Canal : A History of the Tyrone Navigation by McIlvenna Thomas

    Coalisland Canal Branch IWAI, 2005. Detailedand well illustrated history of the Coalisland Canal and its predecessors and related industries. 415pp. VG copy in glazed boards with dust wrapper. Scarce.. 1st. Glazed Boards. VG/VG. Large 8vo.



    The Emergence Of Man by Pfeiffer John E

    London: Cardinal/Sphere Books, 1973. 464 pages. Book is in Very good condition throughout. The only exception is a small inscription to the inside page. Man Is The Only Living Creature Who Can Study Himself And Look For His Own Beginnings.. Reprint. Paperback. Very Good/None Issued.



    A Life of Jung by Hayman, Ronald

    Bloomsbury Pub Ltd. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. Full number line.. 522 pp. 1999. First Edition. First Printing. Hardcover. 0747545758 . Carl Jung was one of the world's most influential psychoanalysts. He initiated groundbreaking ideas, yet trusted only his impulses. In this book, the author asks such questions as: what actually went on during Jung's sessions with patients?; was his mother insane?; and did he believe in ghosts? .


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    The Descent of Woman by Elaine Morgan

    Souvenir Press, London, 1972. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. This is the first UK edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Dust Jacket worn at edges, small chips and tears. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Edges slightly foxed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Women & Feminism; ISBN: 0285620630. ISBN/EAN: 9780285620636. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 16821. . 9780285620636



    The Origin of Species, by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life by DARWIN, Charles

    London: John Murray, 1898. Sixth edition, 51st thousand, 8vo, xxi, (1), 432 pp. Folding plate, marbled endpapers and sides. Contemporary dark maroon half morocco, t.e.g., gilt spine slightly rubbed and sunned. Freeman 455.




    London, John Murray, 1890.. Sixth edition with additions and corrections to 1872, 1890 (thirty-ninth thousand). 8vo, approximately 195 x 125 mm, 7½ x 5 inches, folding chart, pages: xxi, 458 including index, plus 32 page publisher's catalogue dated April 1889, in the original publisher's dark green cloth, gilt lettering and decoration to spine, blind-stamped border to covers, original pale blue and white patterned endpapers. Slightest wear to head and tail of spine, a touch of rubbing to hinges and lower corners, faint browning to endpapers, no inscriptions, tiny tip of 1 lower corner missing, small closed tear to margin of final page of text, neatly repaired. A very good plus copy, contents clean and bright. See R. B. Freeman, The Works of Charles Darwin, pages 79-81 and page 88 reference 436. This is a reprint of the edition of 1876 which contained the final text as Darwin left it and which contained small differences in text from the edition of 1872. The word 'evolution' was used for the first time in the 6th edition of 1872 of The Origin of Species on page 201 (twice) and page 424 (3 times). Darwin had used it before in the first edition of the Descent of Man in the previous year but it doesn't appear in The Origin of Species until 1872. The title changed to The Origin of Species from On the Origin of Species in the edition of 1872 and a Glossary was added by W. S. Dallas. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.



    Evolution's Captain: The Dark Fate of the Man Who Sailed Charles Darwin Around the World by Nichols, Peter

    Scranton, Pennsylvania: Harpercollins. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 2003. First Edition. Hardcover. 006008877X . Very Good/Very Good condition. Annotations and inscription on front free end paper and inside front cover. Yellow highlighting in the text block. Dust jacket has been price-clipped. First edition, first printing.; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall .



    Evolution: A Very Short Introduction by Charlesworth, Brian

    OUP Oxford, 2003. Paperback. New. Introduces evolution, discussing the process, adaptation and natural selection, and the formation and divergence of species.SKU: MM-60030925; EAN: 9780192802514



    Evolution's Captain by Nichols, Peter

    HarperCollins, 2004. Reprint. Paperback. New. Follows the story of Robert FitzRoy, the captain of the HMS Beagle , who enlisted Charles Darwin as a companion for a journey originally intended to return natives to their homeland and whose fundamentalist views clashed with those of Darwin, who made his famous discoveries during the voyage. Reprint. 50,000 .SKU: MM-20117289; EAN: 9780060088781

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