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SCIENTIFIC, TECHNICAL and MEDICAL

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81 DARWIN, Charles. Journal of Researches into the Geology and Natural History of the Various Countries visited by H.M.S. Beagle, under the command of Captain Fitzroy, R.N. A New Edition. With Illustrations. BOUND IN LEATHER.
1905 
John Murray. London. 1905. A New Edition with Illustrations. Smartly bound in half black polished calf, gilt. Blue boards and marbled edges. Prize binding from Tenby County School, bound by J. E. Arnett of Tenby. 500 pages. Frontis. of The Beagle, 19 plates + illustrations in text. Extremities of boards rubbed with small splits in leather to upper joint. Contents generally clean and fresh. 77445 
Price: 120.00 GBP
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82 DARWIN, Charles. The Descent of Man. And Selection In Relation to Sex. With Illustrations.
John Murray, London. 1909 
Reprint. Green cloth, gilt. No DW. Inner hinges are tender with age browning to endpapers o/w a very good bright copy. VG+. 62392 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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83 DAVIES, Amanda. The Good Straight Englishwoman. SIGNED.
Orford Books. 2005 
First edition. DW. Presentation copy from the author. A Near Fine copy in wrapper that is very slightly sunned to spine. 60876 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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84 DAWKINS, Richard. The Blind Watchmaker.
Longman, Harlow. 1986 
Second impression. DW. 332pp. B/w ills. Index. From the library of Margaret Stutley with occasional bracketing in pencil to margins. VG+/VG 56681 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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85 DAWKINS, Richard. Unweaving the Rainbow. Science, Delusion and the Appetite for Wonder.
Allen Lane. Penguin Press. London. 1998 
First Edition. DW. 337pp inc index. Tiny tears in wrapper, and slight bumping around the upper edge. Price unclipped. Interior clean and tight. VG+/VG+ 63699 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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86 DAWSON, Sir J.W. Relics of Primeval Life. With sixty-five illustrations.
Hodder and Stoughton. London. 1897 
First edition. Blue cloth, gilt type to spine. 336pp. Index. Extremities v. sl. rubbed. VG 52802 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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87 DAWSON, Sir J.W. The Story of the Earth and Man. Thirteenth edition.
Hodder and Stoughton. London. 1903 
Blue cloth, gilt type to spine. 411pp. Ills. Index. Extremities v. sl. rubbed, spine sl. darkened. VG 52801 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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88 DEMPSEY, Drysdale G. Tubular and other Iron Girder Bridges, particularly describing the Britannia and Conway Tubular Bridges; with a sketch of Iron Bridges And Illustrations of The Application of Malleable Iron To The Art of Bridge-Building. With Wood Engravings.
1970 
Kingsmead Reprints. 1970. Reprint. Hardback. DW. Illustrated. Small 8vo. A very good clean copy in slightly foxed and worn wrapper. 76157 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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89 DERHAM, W. Astro-Theology Or, A Demonstration of the Being and Attributes of God from a Survey of the Heavens. Illustrated with Copper Plates. the Fifth Edition.
1726 
William and John Innus. The fifth edition, 1726. [xiv], lvi, [viii], 246 pages + [10] pages of index. Engraved title page, engraved head and tail-pieces and initial letters, 3 folding plates at rear as called for. Complete. Bound in full 18th century speckled calf, joints visible but holding, edges of boards worn. Previous owner's signature cut from outer margin of title page and other owner signature added to top of title. Folding plates creased but not torn. Internally clean and fresh. 73660 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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90 DESCARTES, Rene. J.F. Scott. The Scientific Work Of Rene Descartes. (1596-1650). With a foreword by H.W. Turnbull.
1952 
Taylor & Francis, London. 1952. Firsst Edition. Hardback. No DW. Black cloth. 4to. Portrait frontis with diagrams. Some wear to boards o/w a very nice clean copy. 76488 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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91 DESMOND, Adrian. The Ape's Reflexion.
1979 
Blond & Briggs London. 1979. DW. First Edition. Illustrated. Top edge foxed. Contents very clean. Wrapper very slightly worn at extremeties and spine lightly sunned o/w near fine/VG+. 70172 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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92 DICKS, H. V. 50 Years of the Tavistock Clinic.
Routledge & Kegan Paul. 1970 
DW. Ephemera loosley inserted. Illus. Sl. mottled grey cloth bds. Some browning to edges o/w a good copy. ISBN: 0710068468 34146 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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93 DODD, George. British Manufactures. CHEMICAL.
Charles Knight and Co. London. 1844 
First edition. 12mo. 8pp. adverts bound in at front, 248pp. Illustrated with engravings. Original brown cloth gilt, head and tail of spine frayed, cloth partially split along lower joint. Generally the book is clean and sound and the pages are not creased. VG+. 34167 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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94 DODD, George. The Textile Manufactures of Great Britain.
Charles Knight and Co. London. 1844 
First edition. 12mo. 8pp. adverts bound in at front, 232pp. + 8pp. adverts bound at rear. Illustrated with engravings. Original brown cloth gilt, head and tail of spine v. sl. frayed. Some light foxing. Generally the book is clean and sound and the pages are not creased. VG+. 34168 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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95 EASLEA, Brian. Science and Sexual Oppression: Patriarchy's Confrontation with Woman and Nature.
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London. 1991 
First edition. Green cloth, gilt type to spine. Occasional underlining and bracketing in pencil to first 90 pages. VG 65258 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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96 EVANS, Martha Noel. Fits and Starts. A Genealogy of Hysteria in Modern France.
1991 
Cornell University Press, New York. 1991. First Edition. Hardback with DW. The DW is slightly stretched, but o/w a very clean and fresh copy. 77911 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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97 FABIAN, A. C. Origins. The Darwin College Lectures. |Edited by A. C. Fabian.
Cambridge University Press. 2005 
Reprint of the first edition of 1988. Large format p/bk. Illustrated. As new. ISBN: 0521018196 44131 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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98 FERGUSON, James. Astronomy Explained upon Sir Isaac Newton's Principles, And Made Easy to Those Who Have Not Studied Mathematics. To Which are Added, A Plain Method of Finding The Distances of All the Planets from the Sun, By the Transit of Venus over the Sun's Disc, in the Year 1761. An Account of Mr. Horrox's Observation of the Transit of Venus in the Year 1639: And, Of the Distances of All the Planets from the Sun, as Deduced from Observations of the Transit in the Year 1761. The Eighth Edition.
J. F. and C. Rivington, T. Longman, et al. London. 1790 
Eighth edition. [vi], 503pp. [16]pp. index and instructions to binder for the placement of plates. Large folding frontis. of the Orrery made by James Ferguson with 17 large folding plates - all present as called for. Equation tables to text. Bound in full contemporary speckled brown call, professionally and almost invisibly recased with original spine and endpapers retained. Occasional browning and foxing to pages, rear 8 pages lightly stained o/w a clean and sound copy. Ferguson was born in 1710 in Banffshire in very humble circumstances. He first studied the stars and began making models of machines while employed by a neighbour to watch sheep. He was almost wholly self-educated. Having been taught to read and write by his father at the age of seven, he had only had three months of formal schooling at a local grammar school but ended up as one of the leading astronomers of his time. He was elected as a Fellow to The Royal Society of London in 1763. 55207 
Price: 800.00 GBP
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99 FILLMORE, Warren I. Construction of a Maksutov Telescope.
Sky Publishing Corporation, Harvard MA. 1961 
29pp stapled pamphlet in blue card cover. B/w photographs and diagrams throughout. Nr. Fine 44775 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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100 FISH, Michael, McCASKILL, Ian and HUDSON, Paul. Storm Force. Britain's wildest weather.
Great Northern 2007 
DW. Illustrations. A New copy. 53961 
Price: 6.95 GBP
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