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Erdengebarde und Menschengestalt: Das Zinn in Erde und Mensch

By Husemann, Gisbert

Verlag Freies Geistesleben, Stuttgart, 1962. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Poor. 250 pages (complete). In German throughout. A resolute copy. The dustjacket is much worn, creased, torn, scuffed all about. It is secure. The boards have scuffing, some wear. They are comfortable and steady. The contents have been a little marked, a very little waved from storage conditions. However, the pages are in general, and by far, are clean, clear, tidy, assiduous, serious, confident. fk

$10.00

The Science of Life : A Summary of Contemporary Knowledge about Life and its Possibilities - 3 Volumes
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The Science of Life : A Summary of Contemporary Knowledge about Life and its Possibilities - 3 Volumes

By Wells, H G ; Huxley, Julian ; Wells, G P

Waverley Book Company Ltd., London, 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Three volumes (complete). A generous overview of the understandings of the sciences as of 1929. The boards of each have scuffing, marks, wear. The spines have sunning. They are steady and healthy. The contents of each is most pleasing. They are fresh, tight, clean, clear, confident, conscientious, amenable, contented. Please note that due to the weight of the books, should the books need be posted to outside of South Africa, extra postal charges may be required. fk

$45.00

Addresses and Papers read at the joint meeting of The British and South African Associations for the Advancement of Science held in South Africa 1905 - being the seventy-fifth meeting of the British Association and the Third Meeting of the South African Association - 4 Volumes
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Addresses and Papers read at the joint meeting of The British and South African Associations for the Advancement of Science held in South Africa 1905 - being the seventy-fifth meeting of the British Association and the Third Meeting of the South African Association - 4 Volumes

By Bell, H T Montague (Ed)

South African Association for the Advancement of Science, Johannesburg, 1906. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Four volumes. Benign set. The boards of each book are much scuffed, worn and marked from age and storage. They are steady, healthy, sure. The papertrims are tanned. Volume 1: Sections A (Astronomy), B (Chemistry), and E (Geography). The contents are fresh, very clean and serious, clear and placid, certain. Volume II: Sections C (Geology) and G (Engineering). The contents are also very clean, clear, benign, benevolent. Volume III: Sections D (Zoology), H (Anthropology), I (Physiology), K (Botany). The coloured plates, photographic plates, illustrations are healthy, fresh. The contents are most pleasing. They are sound, clean, clear, confident. Volume IV: Sections F (Economics) and L (Education). The contents of this are placid, neat, orderly, clean, clear. Please note that due to the weight of the set, should the books need be sent to outside of South Africa, extra postal charges may be required. fk

$250.00

Hand-Book of Natural Philosophy - Hydrostatics, Pneumatics, and Heat
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Hand-Book of Natural Philosophy - Hydrostatics, Pneumatics, and Heat

By Lardner, Dionysius

Walton and Maberly, London, 1855. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 408 pages (complete). A much owned copy of this popular title by the loquaciously named first professor of Natural Philosophy and Astronomy at the new University of London. The boards are much worn, scuffed and marked. They are benign, sure. The contents are mild-mannered, assured. They have aging marks, foxing here and there. They have some mild wear here and there. Otherwise, the contents are placid, clean, clear, benevolent. fk

$23.00

A History of Scientific Endeavour in South Africa : A collection of essays published on the occasion of the Centenary of the Royal Society of South Africa
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A History of Scientific Endeavour in South Africa : A collection of essays published on the occasion of the Centenary of the Royal Society of South Africa

By Brown, A C

Royal Society of South Africa, Cape Town, 1977. Limited. Hardcover. Near Fine/Poor. Signed. 516 pages (complete). Hand-numbered 10 of a limited de luxe Collector's edition of 100 copies. Signed by the editor, A C Brown on the certification page. Full leather. The scarlet leathered boards are very smart and handsome. They are fresh-faced, unblemished. They are healthy, proud. The page-trims have some flushes of foxing. The frontis and end pages have edges of tanning. The frontispiece onwards the pages are bright, clean, earnest, very assured and able, benevolent and benign, confident and very aware of their competence. Please note that due to the weight of the book, should the book need be posted outside of South Africa, extra postage charges may be required. fk

$90.00

Energy
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Energy

By Laver, F J M

Oxford University Press, 1962. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Poor. 80 pages plus 8 plates (complete). A passive copy. The dustjacket has wear, scuffing, marks. It is sure and secure. The boards have light shelving wear to the edges. They are sound. Within, the pages are dutiful, clean, clear, competent, confident. fk

$20.00