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SIR SAMUEL MORLAND
Written by H.W. Dickinson.
Stock no. 1319272
Published by W. Heffer & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1970. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Diplomat and Inventor 1625-1695. Green cloth. 9 x 7". xvi + 133pp. 12 b/w plates. The life and inventions of a public servant in England. ISBN: 085270061X.

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HISTORY OF GEOLOGY AND PALAEONTOLOGY
Written by Karl A. Von Zittel; Maria M. Ogilvie-Gordon.
Stock no. 2133152
Published by J. Cramer. 1st thus 1962. Fine condition.

To The End Of The Nineteenth Century. Small format. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. Translated by Ogilvie-Gordon. Part of The Contemporary Science series. 562 pages includes index. Corner tip of page vii creased. A fine copy.

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EARLY SCIENCE IN OXFORD VOL XIV
Written by R.T. Gunther.
Stock no. 2133149
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1945. Very good condition.

Life and Letters of Edward Lhwyd, second keeper of the Old Ashmolean Museum. His letters, presented in chronological sequence and dating from 1684 to 1704, throw new light upon the first materials upon which he founded his new Sciences. Part of the Oxford Books on the History of Science series. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. 5 b/w plates and numerous text illustrations. 576 pages includes index. All plates present. Spine and corners very slightly bumped and rubbed. Spine slightly faded with one small mark. A few small foxspots to endpapers, pages lightly tanned else contents clean.

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EARLY SCIENCE IN OXFORD VOL XII
Written by R.T. Gunther.
Stock no. 2133146
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1939. Very good condition.

Dr. Plot and the Correspondence of the Philosophical Society of Oxford. Correspondence dating from 1680-1695 recapturing a Golden Age in British Science. Part of the Oxford Books on the History of Science series. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. 10 b/w plates. 434 pages includes index. All plates present. Spine and corners very slightly bumped and rubbed. Spine slightly faded. Small closed tear in cloth at edge of rear cover. Pages lightly browned with a few foxspots to edge of textblock. Contents clean.

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SIR GEORGE CAYLEY'S AERONAUTICS 1796-1855
Written by Charles H. Gibbs-Smith.
Stock no. 1819252
Published by HMSO. 1st 1962. Very good condition.

The book presents Cayley's aeronautics. By 1849 Cayley had constructed and flown a full-size triplane glider which carried a boy for brief distances and in 1853 Cayley despatched his unwilling coachman across a dale near Scarborough in a glider. B/w illustrations. A few light scuffs to boards, minor fading to spine and top edge of boards. Foxing to prelims and text block.

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SIR SAMUEL MORLAND
Written by H.W. Dickinson.
Stock no. 1713586
Published by W. Heffer & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1970. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Diplomat and Inventor 1625-1695. Green cloth. 9 x 7". xvi + 133pp. 12 b/w plates. The life and inventions of a public servant in England. ISBN: 085270061X.

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LEONARD JENYNS DARWIN'S LIFELONG FRIEND
Written by Ian Wallace; Leonard Jenyns.
Stock no. 1712298
Published by The Bath Royal Literary And Scientific Institution. 1st 2005. Nearly fine condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. A Victorian Naturalist & his World. Includes his autobiography. B/w photos. 372 pages. ISBN: 0954494113. Light bumping to corners.

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ENGLISH NATURALISTS FROM NECKHAM TO RAY
Written by Charles E. Raven.
Stock no. 1712293
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A Study of the making of the modern world. History of the science of Zoology and Botany through a few famous scientist. Tape residue to wrapper.

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THE HISTORY OF CLASSICAL PHYSICS: A SELECTED, ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Written by Roderick Weir Home.
Stock no. 1808004
Published by Garland Publishing Inc.. 1st 1984. Slightly better than very good condition.

Green cloth boards, gilt titles. xix and 324 pages. ISBN: 0824090675.

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SAINT THOMAS'S HOSPITAL REPORTS VOL VII
Written by Dr. Bristowe; Dr. Stone; Mr. Croft.
Stock no. 1201171
Published by J. & A. Churchill. 1876. Slightly better than good condition.

Includes Etiology of Hydramnios, Nervous Disorder, Intracranial Aneurisms, Cleft Palate. Blue card wraps. B/w illustrations. List of subscribers at front. 392 pages. Front joint cracked. Covers a little grubby and creased. Bookplate inside front cover. Endpapers grubby. Contents clean.

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SAINT THOMAS'S HOSPITAL REPORTS VOL VI
Written by Dr. Bristowe; Dr. Stone; Mr. Croft.
Stock no. 1201172
Published by J. & A. Churchill. 1875. Very good condition.

Includes Rheumatic Carditis, Structure and Function of the Thymus Gland, Puerperal Fever, Cystic and Dermoid Tumours of the Eye. Blue card wraps. B/w illustrations. List of subscribers at front. 366 pages. Covers a little soiled. Endpapers grubby. Bookplate to inside of front cover., Contents clean.

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