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    American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer by Bird, Kai; Sherwin, Martin J

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2005. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. Hardcover with dust jacket. Fourth printing. This copy signed/inscribed by co-author Kai Bird on the title page.


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    The Emergence of Man by John E. Pfeiffer

    London: Book Club Associates. Lightly cocked and creased spine, else crisp and tight. Rubbed and chipped jacket. . Very Good. Hardcover. 1973.


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    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.


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    Florence Nightingale : a very well illus biography by Elspeth Huxley

    Weidenfeld (1st), 1975. F in DW. 25.5x19.5cm. col and bw illus


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    X Factors by Crockett, Cheryl

    Australian Scholarly Publishing, Kew, Victoria, 2003. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. XXXII, 224 pages, the last two pages blank, foreword by Penny McCarthy and Tessa Spella, institutional abbreviations, glossary of medical terms, notes and bibliography. Maroon coloured endpapers. The text is illustrated with numerous black-and-white photographs and reproductions of documents and the occasional black-and-white illustrations. Blue coloured boards with red and white titles to the front panel and backstrip. Bumping to the head and to the heel of the backstrip and to the top edge of the front panel. Rubbing to the book corners. Some staining to the lower edge of the text block edge. There is a triangular crease to the top right-hand corner of the free front end paper. Photographic dustwrapper, showing to haemophiliac boys one from the 1950s and one from the 1990s against a blue coloured background with red and white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Rubbing and creasing to the top and bottom dustwrapper edges. There has been fading, as if an application of a light acid solution had been applied, to the lower edge of the front dustwrapper panel and to the top half of the rear dustwrapper panel. A history of haemophilia and its effects on its sufferers and their families in Australia in the 20th century. This is the first Australian edition. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Medicine ; Biography -- Science; Australia; ISBN: 1740970365. ISBN/EAN: 9781740970365. Inventory No: 0106410. . 9781740970365 This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia..


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    PARTICULARS OF MY LIFE by Skinner, B. F

    New York: Alfred A Knopf. 1976. Book Club Edition. Hardcover. 0394400712 . Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. ; The controversial Harvard behaviorist details the people, places, and events of his first twenty-four years, recounting his formative experiences in Pennsylvania, Hamilton College, Greenwich Village, and Europe.; B&W Photographs; 319 pages .


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    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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    The Blind Watchmaker by Dawkins, Richard

    London: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc, 2009 358 pages. This book is in immaculate condition because it has been kept in a hard cardboard sleeve that has taken a little shelf wear in defense of the book. . Hard Cover. As New/No Dust Jacket. Size F: 9"-10" Tall (228-254mm).


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

    Orion. Paperback. 172pp. Science Masters series. Rubbed to corners. A little tanned to pages. Clean and sound. Good+, sound copy. . Paperback. 1995.


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    Evolution in Action by Huxley, Julian

    Chatto & Windus, 1953 Book. Good. Hardcover. hardback, 8vo, light foxing to closed page edges, scattered marginal line marking o/w a good tightly bound copy in a well preserved lightly marked dust jacket, 159pp.


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    Life on Earth by David Attenborough

    London: BCA ( Book Club Associates ). Very Good/Good. 1980. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .


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    Early days in the Weizmann Institute by Jaffe, Dr. Joe

    New Era Writers Guild, Dorset, England, 1992. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition. This entertaining book consists of a collection of light-hearted stories, each of which can be read and enjoyed on its own. – The history and present activities of the Weizmann Institute of Science are outlined in an Appendix. – Rear panel blurb Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 135 pages. No damage to describe. Clean tidy copy. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Biography -- Science; Israel; Science. ISBN: 1899694501. ISBN/EAN: 9781899694501. Inventory No: 0264945. . 9781899694501 Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order..


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    Life on Earth by David Attenborough

    London: Collins. Very Good/Very Good. 1979. Reprint. Hard Cover. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 0-00-219091-5 .


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    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, 1901.. "Ninth to Thirteenth Thousand inclusive", 8vo, xxxi, (i), 703, (1) pp. Frontispiece portrait and a folding plate, light foxing to endpapers. Original light green cloth, mild rubbing to extremities. Freeman 474.


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    Hen's Teeth and Horse's Toes: Further Reflections in Natural History by Gould, Stephen Jay

    New York, New York: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1984. First Paperback Edition; First Printing. Mass Market Paperback. 0393302008 . Readers creases light rubbing and toning to covers 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Mass Market Paperback. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 413 pages .


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    GALILEO [MAGAZINE OF SCIENCE & FICTION] NUMBER NINE [VOLUME 3 NUMBER 1 JULY 1978] by (Galileo) [edited by Charles C. Ryan] [cover art by JJeff Jones] [Brian Fraser, James P. Hogan, Gary Hudson, Leslie Turek, Gregory Benford, Terry Lee and JOhn Kessel, Connie Willis, Jeffrey Carver, David Schow, Christohper E. Blum, et al]

    Boston: Avenue Victor Hugo Publishers. Very Good. 1978. First Edition. Softcover. First edition. Magazine. Pictorial wrappers [about 8.25" x 11"], saddle-stapled, 96 pages, illustrated. VG or better copy [light cover creasing/rubbing, cheap paper tanning/tanned as usual]. .


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    GALILEO [MAGAZINE OF SCIENCE & FICTION] NUMBER ONE [VOLUME 1 NUMBER 1 SEPTEMBER 2, 1976] by (Galileo) [edited by Charles C. Ryan] [cover art by Thomas Barber Jr] [Arthur C. Clarke, Ray Bradbury, Peter WEston, Karl Hansen, Robert Chilson, Walter Pilcher, Michael Stall, Kevin O'Donnell Jr, Ruth Berman, Damien Broderick, Andrew A. Whyte]

    Boston: Avenue Victor Hugo Publishers. Good. 1976. First Edition. Softcover. First edition. Magazine. Pictorial wrappers [about 8.25" x 11"], saddle-stapled, 80 pages, illustrated. Good to Very Good [creasing and some rubbing to the spine area, light corner creasing, cheap paper tanning/tanned as usual]. .


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    GALILEO [MAGAZINE OF SCIENCE & FICTION] #11/12 SPECIAL DOUBLE ISSUE [VOLUME 3 NUMBERS 3 & 4] by (Galileo) [edited by Charles C. Ryan] [Poul Anderson, David Gordon Wilson, Hal Clement, Leslie A. Fiedler, Justin Leiber, John Kessel, Michael Coney, John Taylor, M. Lucie Chin, Eugene Potter, Cynthia Felice, Marvin Kaye, Robert Silverberg, et al]

    Boston: [c.1979]. Good. 1979. First Edition. Softcover. First edition. Magazine. Pictorial wrappers [about 8.25" x 11"], saddle-stapled, 144 pages, illustrated. Diagonal fold [which has been re-inforced with clear tape to prevent the folded portion from detaching] to the rear cover else Good or better copy [creasing mostly to the rear cover and corners, cheap paper tanned]. .


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    Life on Earth: A Natural History by Attenborough, David

    Little Brown & Co, 1981. Hardcover. Good. Medium hardcover. Sound, clean & very nice copy, light edgewear. Jacket has light to moderate rubbing/edgewear & chipping, prev. owner's name blacked out inside. Not price clipped. International shipping may not be available due to the size/weight of this title.


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    Evolution in Action by Huxley, Julian

    New York, New York, U.S.A.: The New American Library, 1957. Mentor MD 204 : Good condition Paperback, August, 1957 printing. Plastic laminate is coming up at the corners, and the book does not lie flat. Previous owner name inside front wraps, otherwise interior unmarked but aging.. Later Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Book.


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    Galileo Heretic: Galileo Eretico by Redondi, Pietro

    Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1987. Near Fine in hardcover in Near Fine dustjacket. 25 by 17 cm. 356 pages. Illustrated dustjacket. Contains index. Light bending on inside flap of dustjacket. Light wear to edges. Bright, clean.. Hard Cover.


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    The Great Evolution Mystery by Gordon Rattray Taylor

    Harper & Row, New York, 1983. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Size: octavo. 277 pp. Binding is tight, spine fully intact. Dust Jacket worn at edges, small chips and tears. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Science & Technology; #55261; ISBN: 0060390131. ISBN/EAN: 9780060390136. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 33121. . 9780060390136


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    A Devotion to Their Science.; Pioneer Woman of Radioactivity by Rayner-Canham, Marelene and Geoffrey

    McGill-Queen's University Press , Montréal & Kingston, 1997. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. XX, 380 pages, last page blank, prefaced by authors, acknowledgements, foreword by Marianne Gosztonyi Ainley, University of northern British Columbia, appendix, contributors, notes and index. At the beginning of the text there is six pages of black-and-white photographs of the women talked about within the text. Photographic front cover with yellow, white and purple titles to the front panel and purple titles to the backstrip. Creasing to the book corners and rubbing to the book edges and book panels. Light age toning of the text block edges and internal text. A look at 23 women scientists in the first two decades of the 20th century in the field of nuclear physics and atomic science. Size: Trade Paperback. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Biography -- Science; ISBN: 0773516425. ISBN/EAN: 9780773516427. Inventory No: 0109269. . 9780773516427


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    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, 1875.. Sixth edition, 15th thousand. 8vo. xxi, (i), 458 pp. Publisher's green cloth, gilt lettered to the spine, the discreet ticket of the bookbinder W. Bone & Son of Fleet Street to the rear pastedown, a later ownership inscription to the half title. Folding table. A very good copy. Freeman, 398. Published the year before the final definitive text appeared (18th thousand).


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    Blueprints; Solving the Mystery of Evolution by Edey, Maitland A. & Johanson, Donald C

    Little, Brown, Boston, 1989. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic and Diagrammatic. includes bibliography, index, 2 sections of black-and-white plates. This book is as much about the discoverers of evolution as it is about the discoveries: -- the story of scientific discovery is one of fiery and unusual personalities, sometimes collaborating often competing. There is no damage to describe. The dust jacket similarly has no damage. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. XII, 420 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Diagrammatic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Natural History & Resources. ISBN: 0316210765. ISBN/EAN: 9780316210768. Inventory No: 0242648. . 9780316210768


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