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THE PREHISTORY OF METALLURGY IN THE BRITISH ISLES
Written by R.F. Tylecote.
Stock no. 1823436
Published by The Institute Of Metals. 1st 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A completely revised edition of the author's 'Metallurgy in Archaeology' (published 1962). Incorporating the results of work done since 1960, this revised text covers native metals, copper and copper-based alloys, tin, lead, antimony, and the fabrication of non-ferrous metals. The Iron Age is divided into various periods appropriate to Britain, ending with the introduction of the blast furnace. Large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations & photos. ISBN: 0904357724. Top & tail of spine & corners lightly rubbed. Previous owner's white address label to front endpaper. Contents clean. Green pictorial dustwrapper is heavily faded at edges and spine, closed tear to top edge of rear panel (no loss) and top of spine.

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A HISTORY OF METALLURGY
Written by R.F. Tylecote.
Stock no. 1823430
Published by The Institute Of Materials. 2nd 1992. Nearly fine condition.

Second Edition. A unique introduction to the history of metallurgy from the earliest times to the present. The development of metallurgy skills and techniques of different civilizations, and the connection between them, carefully chartered. This volume is concerned with such important topics as the rise of metallurgy in the Near East and the Industrial Revolution in Western Europe. Large format. Pictorial glazed boards. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0901462888. Top & tail of spine & corners lightly bumped. Contents clean.

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INNOVATION AND DISCOVERY: BATH AND THE RISE OF SCIENCE
Written by Peter Wallis; et al.
Stock no. 1823336
Published by The Bath Royal Literary And Scientific Institution; The William Herschel Society. 2011. Slightly better than very good condition.

Edited by Peter Wallis with contributions by numerous authors. Georgian Bath. Cardwraps. B/w illustrations throughout, a few colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780948975967. Reprint with minor corrections. Light rubbing to corners of covers. Contents clean.

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EVOLUTION BY NATURAL SELECTION
Written by Charles Darwin; Alfred Russel Wallace; Gavin De Beer.
Stock no. 1823262
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st thus 1958. Very good condition.

A Centenary Commemorative Volume. Darwin's Sketch of 1842, his Essay of 1844, and the Darwin-Wallace Papers of 1858 On the Tendency of Species to Form Varieties. With a Foreword by Sir Gavin de Beer. Grey cloth boards, green title block with gilt title to spine. Faint foxing to spine. Inscriptions in ink to top edge of front endpapers. Bookplate to free front endpaper. Text block lightly browned. Foxing to half-title page else contents clean. Dustwrapper is scuffed and a little grubby.

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BIRD BRAIN: AN EXPLORATION OF AVIAN INTELLIGENCE
Written by Nathan Emery; Frans De Waal.
Stock no. 2136338
Published by Ivy Press. Circa 2016. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial boards. Colour photos. ISBN: 9781782403142. 2nd printing.

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NASA MISSION AS-506 APOLLO 11 1969 OWNERS' WORKSHOP MANUAL
Written by Christopher Riley; Phil Dolling.
Stock no. 2136332
Published by Haynes Publishing. 1st 2009. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w and colour photos. (Including Saturn V, CM-107, SM-107, LM5). An insight into the hardware from the first manned mission to land on the moon. ISBN: 9781844256839.

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THE ZOOMABLE UNIVERSE
Written by Caleb Scharf. Illustrated by Ron Miller.
Stock no. 2136329
Published by Atlantic Books. 1st 2017. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A Step-by-step Tour Through Cosmic Scale, from the Infinite to the Infinitesimal. Nearly square format. Colour photos. ISBN: 9781786494047.

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THE MILLERS: A STORY OF TECHNOLOGICAL ENDEAVOUR AND INDUSTRIAL SUCCESS, 1870-2001
Written by Glyn Jones.
Stock no. 2136234
Published by Carnegie Publishing Ltd.. Circa 2001. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Black boards with gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. Tells the story of the transformation of the flour milling industry by men of vision with enterprise and engineering skill. ISBN: 1859360858. A few knocks to corners. Couple of marks to covers. Grubby mark to front endpaper. Wrapper has some light edge-creasing and a few marks.

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THE PROCESS OF TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION
Written by Louis G. Tornatzky; Mitchell Fleischer; et al.
Stock no. 2136233
Published by Lexington Books. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Grey boards, black title to spine. What is technology and how is innovation defined? ISBN: 0669203483. Foxing to outer page edges. Some pencil underlining and annotation to text. Wrapper has foxing to verso.

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TECHNOLOGY ON TRIAL: THE INTRODUCTION OF STEAM POWER TECHNOLOGY INTO SWEDEN. 1715-1736
Written by Svante Lindqvist.
Stock no. 2136119
Published by Almquist & Wiksells; Uppsala. 1984. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth with gilt titles. Colour & b/w illustrations. Uppsala Studies in History of Science 1. ISBN: 9122007164. SIGNED by author with a dedication to a previous owner on front endpaper. Knocks along cover edges; some marks to front cover. Page edge browning and foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is browned to spine; creased with tears and chips; stain to base of spine; minimal loss.

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REFACTORING TO PATTERNS
Written by Joshua Kerievsky.
Stock no. 1823066
Published by Addison-Wesley. 2007. Nearly fine condition.

The Addison-Wesley Signature Series. This book reflects three years of refinement and the insights of more than sixty software engineering thought leaders in the global patterns, refactoring, and agile development communities. Glazed boards. ISBN: 0321213351. 6th printing. Boards scuffed. Contents clean.

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COLLECTIBLE INVESTMENTS FOR THE HIGH NET WORTH INVESTOR
Written by Stephen Satchell.
Stock no. 1823059
Published by Academic Press. 1st 2009. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Experts in investing and various types of collectibles analyze the financial aspects of investing in collectibles. Chapters are addressed to wealth managers, financial advisors, portfolio managers, and investment officers in private banks, money management firms, and wealth management firms to help their clients wisely invest in collectibles e.g. art, cars, wine, books. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 9780123745224. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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