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PARACHUTES
Written by W.D. Brown; W.J. Duncan.
Stock no. 2131881
Published by Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Stone cloth, green title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams, with relevant equations. Spine and cover edges are browned. Corners are bumped. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is creased and worn with tears and some loss.

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THE ABC OF GLIDING
Written by Fox Geen.
Stock no. 2131880
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

B/w diagrams. Pale blue boards, black title to spine. Browning and foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with edge-tears and chips; some loss; grubby in places.

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THE POWER OF STEAM
Written by Asa Briggs.
Stock no. 1818619
Published by Book Promotions Limited. 1st 1982. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

An illustrated history of the world's steam age. Colour & b/w illustrations. Pumping water, driving mills, propelling ships as well as railways. ISBN: 1871487501. Light rubbing to base of spine. Pictorial dustwrapper is unevenly faded to rear panel and rubbed at top of spine.

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INVENTIONS OF THE MIDDLE AGES
Written by Chiara Frugoni.
Stock no. 2131801
Published by Folio Society. 2007. Fine condition.

Black cloth spine with gilt title. Vivid pictorial boards illustrating some of the inventions. From table forks to buttons and underwear! Colour illustrations. 186 pages includes index. Slip case is very good - some bumps, scuffs and a few grubby marks.

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MERCATOR THE MAN WHO MAPPED THE PLANET
Written by Nicholas Crane.
Stock no. 1818557
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A vivid biography of the man who created the first modern map of the world. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0297646656.

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CLASSIFICATION DES GROUPES DE LIE ALGEBRIQUES (2 VOLUMES)
Written by C. Chevalley; M. Lazard; et al.
Stock no. 1318287
Published by Secretariat Mathematique Paris. 1st 1958. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. Cloth spines. Text in French. Title: Classification of algebraic groups: Volumes 1 + 2. Seminars by Chevalley 1956-1958. Creasing to corners. Some foxing, mostly to outer page edges.

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AN INTRODUCTION TO KNOT THEORY
Written by W.B. Raymond Lickorish.
Stock no. 1318285
Published by Springer. 1st 1997. Fine condition.

Glazed boards. Graduate Texts in Mathematics 175. With 114 illustrations. ISBN: 038798254X.

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CONVEXITY
Written by H.G. Eggleston.
Stock no. 1318139
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1958. Very good condition.

Paperwraps. Cambridge Tracts in Mathematics and Mathematical Physics, No. 47. Spine and a couple of cover edges are faded. A little creasing and some foxing to covers.

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INTRODUCTION TO AIRBORNE RADAR
Written by George W. Stimson.
Stock no. 2131382
Published by Hughes Aircraft Company. 1983. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Black cloth with gilt titles. Diagrams and colour photos. Heavy bumping to a couple of corners. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few chips and nicks, but minimal loss.

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DESERT PLANNING INTERNATIONAL LESSONS
Written by Gideon Golany.
Stock no. 2130080
Published by The Architectural Press. 1st 1982. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Brown cloth with gilt title to spine. This book provides technical guidance for the whole range of professionals involved in arid-zone development: planners, community-builders, architects, policy-makers and economists. B/w photos. ISBN: 0851391532. Marks along bottom edge of covers. Page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with fading to spine and a couple of edges.

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THE HISTORY OF CLOCKS AND WATCHES
Written by Eric Bruton.
Stock no. 2129781
Published by Black Cat. 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0748102450. A few small bumps to cover edges. Contents are excellent.

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BRITTEN'S OLD CLOCKS AND WATCHES AND THEIR MAKERS
Written by G.H. Baillie; Cecil Clutton; C.A. Ilbert.
Stock no. 2129779
Published by Bloomsbury Books. 9th 1989. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Chunky volume. Large format. 9th edition, revised and enlarged. With a list of 25,000 makers, revised and extended to 1875. 388 illustrations, 40 in colour. A History of styles in clocks and watches and their mechanisms. ISBN: 0906223695. Wear to cover edges, bumping to spine. Grubby marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased; some rubbing to title on spine.

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