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OBTAINING INCREASED POWER: A HANDBOOK FOR CYCLECARISTS
Written by A.W. Judge.
Stock no. 2134564
Published by Temple Press Limited. Circa 1913. Good condition.

Stiff card covers. B/w pictorial onlay to front cover. B/w diagrams. A working copy. Heavily browned/foxed to covers. 2-3" split at base of spine; smaller to top - some front cover is weak - starting to come loose. Bumping/creasing to cover corners. Some foxing/browning internally. Name and address label stuck to inside rear cover.

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EASY & NOT-SO-EASY PIECES
Written by Richard Feynman; Roger Penrose.
Stock no. 1320835
Published by Folio Society. 2nd 2009. Nearly fine condition.

Red cloth boards with gilt & white decorations, gilt title to spine. Gold endpapers. Introduced by Roger Penrose. Colour & b/w illustrations. Book itself is fine. Contained in publisher's gold slipcase which is slightly scored and dinted.

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COLOUR: TRAVELS THROUGH THE PAINTBOX
Written by Victoria Finlay.
Stock no. 1821408
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2009. Very good condition.

How humans have attempted to reproduce nature's colours. Vivid colours of the rainbow covers. Colour photos/illustrations. 424 pages. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is split along one edge and is lightly scuffed.

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HISTORY OF WESTERN SCIENCE 1543-2001
Written by John Gribbin.
Stock no. 1320474
Published by Folio Society. 2006. Slightly better than very good condition.

Blue leather spine with gilt title, illustrated boards. Top edge gilt. Colour & b/w illustrations. Book itself is fine. Publisher's blue slipcase is marked, dusty to top edge and has one bumped corner.

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TRAITE DES FONCTIONS ELLIPTIQUES ET DE LEURS APPLICATIONS
Written by G.H. Halphen.
Stock no. 1320363
Published by Gauthier-Villars. 1888. Almost very good condition.

Leather spine and corners. Raised bands to spine. Text in French. Title roughly translates: Deals with elliptical functions and their applications. Part Two. Applications to mechanics, physics, geodesy, geometry and integral calculus. Book has been rebacked, with original leather spine laid down. Possibly new endpapers. Ex-lib. with a few stamp markings. Foxing.

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TRAITE DES FONCTIONS ELLIPTIQUES ET DE LEURS APPLICATIONS
Written by G.H. Halphen.
Stock no. 1320362
Published by Gauthier-Villars. 1886. Good condition.

Leather spine and corners. Raised bands to spine. Text in French. Title roughly translates: Deals with elliptical functions and their applications. Part One. Some scuffing and wear along cover edges; grubby marks to covers. Some chipping and loss to leather. Ex-lib. with usual stamp markings/bookplates etc. Contents are still very good. Small inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper.

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QUEST FOR ALL-WEATHER FLIGHT
Written by Tom Morrison.
Stock no. 1320223
Published by Airlife. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Learn of the development of the first elementary flying instruments, the invention of the giro compass and the rapid development of electronic and other radio aids during WWII. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. 320 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 1840372591. Minimal bumping to spine. Dustwrapper is very slightly edge rubbed.

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CONTROL IN THE SKY
Written by L.F.E. Coombs.
Stock no. 1320222
Published by Pen & Sword Aviation. 1st 2005. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The evolution and history of the aircraft cockpit. The history of how erogonomically designed civil and military aircraft cockpits and flight decks evolved. Black boards, gilt title to spine. 320 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 1844151484. Spine of dustwrapper is faded.

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AVIONICS THE STORY AND TECHNOLOGY OF AVIATION ELECTRONICS
Written by Bill Gunston.
Stock no. 1320218
Published by Patrick Stephens Limited. 1st 1990. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. 254 pages. ISBN: 1852601337. Some very light marks to covers. Dustwrapper is lightly creased at edges, barcode on rear panel has been covered with white sticky labels.

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NONLINEAR STATISTICAL MODELS
Written by A. Ronald Gallant.
Stock no. 1821145
Published by John Wiley & Sons. 1st 1987. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Wiley Series in Probability and Mathematical Statistics. A valuable text for graduate students of economics and statistics and an invaluable reference source for researchers in academics, industry, and government. Navy blue cloth boards with red band and gilt titles. ISBN: 0471802603. Corners of boards slightly bumped. Text block grubby. Some annotation in pencil. Blue dustwrapper with red titles is scuffed and is browned to flaps, slightly faded to spine, wear to top of spine, browned to rear panel.

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HEAD FIRST: OBJECT-ORIENTED ANALYSIS AND DESIGN
Written by Brett D. McLaughlin; Gary Pollice; David West.
Stock no. 1821144
Published by O'Reilly. 1st 2006. Very good condition.

A brain-friendly guide to OOA&D. How to analyze, design, and write serious object-oriented software: software that's easy to reuse, maintain, and extend; software that doesn't hurt your head: software that lets you add new features without breaking the old ones. Cardwraps. ISBN: 9780596008673. Covers lightly worn. Text block slightly grubby, contents appear clean although it is possible there may be infrequent highlighting present, not noticed on first inspection.

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STATISTICAL PREDICTION ANALYSIS
Written by J. Aitchison; I.R. Dunsmore.
Stock no. 1821142
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st thus 2008. Very good condition.

Paperback re-issue. The authors provide the predictor with the data and formulae which will assist in accurate forecasting, and suggest that an effective answer is to be found in the concept of predictive distribution within the framework of statistical prediction analysis. Cardwraps. ISBN: 9780521298582.

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