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J.C. STEVENS AND C.K. AKED.
Horology in Provincial and Rural Museums.
"Antiquarian Horological Society, 1974" "8vo., First Edition; original pictorial wrappers, wire-stitched as issued, a fine copy. Antiquarian Horological Society, Monograph No. 7."
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Book number: 9153
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 US$ 10.32 | JP¥ 1122]
Keywords: "science, technology, clocks, watches, clockmaking, horology"

 
A. ARTHUS.
The Unknown World of the Child. A Book for Parents. Translated by Robin Scutt from the French Edition.
"Paul Elek, 1947" "8vo., First English Edition, neat contemporary signature on front free endpaper; cloth, backstrip lettered in black, backstrip a little dusty else a very good, clean copy."
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Book number: 12444
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 US$ 7.74 | JP¥ 842]
Keywords: "science, medicine, psycology, sociology,"

 
P. MANSON-BAHR
Synopsis of Tropical Medicine. [Third Impression]. NEAR FINE COPY IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPER
"Cassell, 1946" "8vo., Third Impression, with 5 plates; neat contemporary signature on front free endpaper; original red holland, gilt back, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. First published in 1943. Scarce in this condition."
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Book number: 18959
GBP 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 18.75 US$ 20.64 | JP¥ 2245]
Keywords: "MEDICINE, TROPICAL MEDICINE, TROPICAL DISEASES, MANSON-BAHR"

 
A. BAIN
The Emotions and the Will.
"Parker, 1859" "8vo., First Edition; original brown cloth, very neatly rebacked with old backstrip laid down, a very good, clean copy. Alexander Bain (1818-1903) was professor of logic, and twice Lord Rector, at Aberdeen. He founded the influential journal 'Mind' in 1876 and assisted Mill in the preparation of the latter's 'Logic'. Very scarce in this condition. Jessop, p.85."
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Book number: 12874
GBP 278.00 [Appr.: EURO 324.75 US$ 358.69 | JP¥ 39006]
Keywords: "mstock, science, philosophy, logic, alexander bain"

 
(WILLIAM PREECE). E.C. BAKER
Preece and those who followed. Consulting Engineers in the Twentieth Century. NEAR FINE COPY IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPER
"Reprographic Centre, Brighton, [1980]" "8vo., First Edition, with a portrait frontispiece, plates and illustrations in the text; plum cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the latter just a trifle browned at backstrip."
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Book number: 23012
GBP 24.00 [Appr.: EURO 28.25 US$ 30.97 | JP¥ 3367]
Keywords: "science, engineering, william preece"

 
T.C. BARKER
Pilkington Brothers and the Glass Industry.
"Allen & Unwin, [1960]" "Roy. 8vo., First Edition, with plates, charts and diagrams (a number folding) some light offsetting from fold-ins to free endpapers; green cloth, backstrip lettered in silver, a very good, clean copy in unclipped dustwrapper."
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Book number: 21365
GBP 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 18.75 US$ 20.64 | JP¥ 2245]
Keywords: "glass, glassmaking, pilkington"

 
D.K. BARTON
Radar System Analysis. NEAR FINE COPY IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPER
"Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs NJ, [1964]" "8vo., First Edition, with numerous diagrams throughout, small personal stamp on front paste-down; black cloth, backstrip and upper board lettered in gilt and white, a fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. NEAR FINE COPY IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPER"
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Book number: 25325
GBP 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 46.75 US$ 51.61 | JP¥ 5612]
Keywords: "science, radar, raytheon"

 
W.J. BELL
Early American Science. Needs and Opportunities for Study.
"Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg VA, 1955" "8vo., First Edition, on laid paper; original green boards, terracotta cloth back lettered in gilt, a very good, clean copy."
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Book number: 23032
GBP 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 21.25 US$ 23.22 | JP¥ 2526]
Keywords: "science, american scientists"

 
J.H. BELVILLE
"Mid-Nineteenth Barometers. Being a Reprint of Manual of the Mercurial and Aneroid Barometers (1858) to which is appended The Aneroid Barometer, how to buy and use it (1849). [Facsimile reissue]."
"Turner & Devereux, [1975]" "2 works in 1 vol., sm. 8vo., First Edition thus, with illustrations and tables in the text; original cream wrappers, front wrapper lettered in black, a very good, bright clean copy. High quality facsimile reissue of the second edition of the first work and the first edition of the second work. Scarce."
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Book number: 17341
GBP 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 18.75 US$ 20.64 | JP¥ 2245]
Keywords: "science, barometers, scientific instruments, john henry belville"

 
LORD BRABAZON
The Brabazon Story. NEAR FINE COPY
"Heinemann, [1956]" "8vo., First Edition, with a portrait frontispiece and plates; black cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy."
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Book number: 25930
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 23.5 US$ 25.81 | JP¥ 2806]
Keywords: "science, transport, cars, automobiles, brabazon, aviation"

 
F.J. BRITTEN
The Watch & Clock Makers Handbook. Fourteenth Edition.
"Spon, 1938" "8vo., Fourteenth Edition, with numerous illustrations in the text; cloth, gilt back, a very good, clean copy."
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Book number: 10398
GBP 44.00 [Appr.: EURO 51.5 US$ 56.77 | JP¥ 6174]
Keywords: "mstock, clocks, watches, horology, clockmaking, science, technology,"

 
W.F. BRUCE
Early English Lantern Clocks 1600-1700. FINE COPY
"Bruce, Lewes, 2014" "8vo., First Edition, with fine full-page coloured photographs throuighout; red cloth lettered in gilt, a fine copy. Catalogue of Bruce's second exhibition of English lantern clocks following the success of the first such event in 2004. Like its predecessor, this exhibition represents a unique opportunity to see some of the earliest English lantern clocks ever assembled in one place. SCARCE."
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Book number: 27006
GBP 65.00 [Appr.: EURO 76 US$ 83.87 | JP¥ 9120]
Keywords: "mstock, shelflm, science, clocks, horology, lantern clocks"

 
S.H. BURTON
"The Watch Collection of Stanley H Burton. Warts and All. BRIGHT, CLEAN COPY IN DUSTWRAPPER"
"Batsford, [1981]" 8vo. First Edition with very numerous coloured and monochrome photographs throughout; cloth a very good bright clean copy in dustwrapper. Contains illustrations of 900 watches and over 600 movements.
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Book number: 27453
GBP 68.00 [Appr.: EURO 79.5 US$ 87.74 | JP¥ 9541]
Keywords: "mstock, watches, stanley burton, clocks, horology"

 
EDWARD CARPENTER
Intermediate Types among Primitive Folk. A Study in Social Evolution.
"George Allen, 1914" "8vo., First Edition, neat personal signature and stamp on front free endpaper; original navy blue cloth, gilt back, gilt top, a near fine copy. Pioneering sociological study by an early gay activist, poet and member of the 'Uranians'. Carpenter's writings and attitudes influenced many society figures (notably Robert Ross) and writers including both Owen and Sassoon."
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Book number: 25109
GBP 54.00 [Appr.: EURO 63.25 US$ 69.67 | JP¥ 7577]
Keywords: "mstock, science, philosophy, sociology, edward carpenter, gay writers, gay studies, uranians, robbie ross, sassoon, wilfred owen"

 
P. CLEMENTS
Marc Isambard Brunel.
"Longmans, [1970]" "8vo., First Edition, with plates; cloth, a very good, bright, clean copy in price-clipped dustwrapper."
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Book number: 11013
GBP 26.00 [Appr.: EURO 30.5 US$ 33.55 | JP¥ 3648]
Keywords: "mstock, engineering, engineers, brunel, civil engineering, science"

 
A.I. COFFIN
"Botanic Guide to Health, and the Natural Pathology of Disease, Twenty-Ninth Edition. 'BY OURSELVES CORRECTED'"
"British Medico-Botanic Establishment, [1855]" "8vo., Twenty-Ninth Edition, with an engraved portrait frontispiece, small neat contemporary signature on front paste-down; original orange cloth, boards and backstrip elaborately blocked in blind, backstrip lettered in black, primrose endpapers, covers moderately age-soiled, backstrip sunned (but all gilt entirely legible), case slightly shaken (but binding wholly sound), a good, clean copy. 'This edition has been by ourselves revised and corrected, and those errors and technicalities which were published in the former have been carefully corrected and expunged' (Preface)."
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Book number: 20567
GBP 88.00 [Appr.: EURO 102.75 US$ 113.54 | JP¥ 12347]
Keywords: "medicine, herbals, herbalism, botanic guide to health"

 
ANGLO-AMERICAN CORPORATION
"Optima. A Quarterly Journal published in the Interests of Mining, Industrial, Economic and Scientific Progress. A GOOD RUN IN ORIGINAL WRAPPERS"
"[Anglo-American Corporation of South Africa, Johannesburg, 1954-1967]" "49 numbers (47 parts plus 2 indexes), 4to. , First Edition, with numerous coloured and monochrome plates, illustrations, maps and diagrams (a number folding) throughout; original printed wrappers, wire-stitched as issued, all very good, clean copies. The run comprises: Vol. 4 (1954) Mar, Dec; Vol. 5 (1955) Jun, Sept, Dec; Vol. 6 (1956) Mar, Jun, Sep; Vol. 7 (1957) Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec complete; Vol. 8 (1958) Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec complete; Vol. 9 (1959) Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec complete; Vol. 10 (1960) Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec complete; Vol. 11 (1961) Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec plus separate Index complete; Vol. 12 (1962) Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec plus separate Index complete; Vol. 13 (1963) Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec complete; Vol. 14 (1964) Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec complete; Vol. 15 (1965) Mar, June, Sep, Dec complete); Vol. 16 (1966) Dec; Vol. 17 (1967) Jun, Sep."
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Book number: 20176
GBP 220.00 [Appr.: EURO 257 US$ 283.86 | JP¥ 30868]
Keywords: "cstock, shelfch, optima, anglo-american corporation, south africa, mining, periodicals"

 
F.W. COUSINS.
Sundials. A Simplified Approach by Means of the Equatorial Dial. Foreword by J.G. Porter.
"John Baker, 1969" "8vo., First Edition, with very numerous illuystrations in the tecxt and 3 folding plates; cloth, gilt back, a very good, clean copy in the dustwrapper, the latter frayed and creased at edges. Scarce"
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Book number: 20553
GBP 72.00 [Appr.: EURO 84.25 US$ 92.9 | JP¥ 10102]
Keywords: "mstock, sundials, horology, clocks,"

 
O. DAVIES
The Quaternary in the Coastlands of Guinea.
"Jackson, Glasgow, 1964" "4to., First Edition, with 8 plates and numerous illustrations in the text; original cloth, a very good, clean copy in the dustwrapper, the latter mildly creased and frayed with minor loss at edges. Scarce, especially in this condition."
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Book number: 15662
GBP 54.00 [Appr.: EURO 63.25 US$ 69.67 | JP¥ 7577]
Keywords: "mstock, shelfka, science, geology, rocks, quaternary, guinea"

 
(MATTHEW BOULTON). H.W. DICKINSON
Matthew Boulton.
"University Press, Cambridge, 1937" "Roy. 8vo., First Edition, with a frontispiece, 14 plates, 7 illustrations in the text and a large folding plan; original terracotta cloth, backstrip lettered in blue, a very good, clean copy in price-clipped dustwrapper, the latter lightly age-soiled and with minor loss at tail of backstrip. With the separately printed errata slip mounted facing p1. This detailed biography is uncommon in this condition."
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Book number: 16023
GBP 68.00 [Appr.: EURO 79.5 US$ 87.74 | JP¥ 9541]
Keywords: "science, engineering, steam, matthew boulton"

 
R.C. FARMER
The Manufacture and Uses of Explosives. With Notes on their Characteristics and Testing.
"Sir Isaac Pitman, 1921" "Sm. 8vo., First Edition, with a chart as frontispiece, and diagrams and tables in the text; original pictorial terracotta cloth blocked and lettered in black, a very good, bright, clean copy. With trade advertisement as front free endpaper, and 8pp publisher's catalogue at rear. VERY SCARCE, ESPECIALLY IN THIS CONDITION"
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Book number: 27015
GBP 120.00 [Appr.: EURO 140.25 US$ 154.83 | JP¥ 16837]
Keywords: "mstock, science, explosives, fireworks, munitions, pyrotechnics"

 
BRITISH IRON & STEEL FEDERATION
"Steel Review. The British Iron & Steel Federation Quarterly. A run as below, 1956-1962. A run as below, 1956-1962."
"British Iron & Steel Federation, 1956[-1962]" "18 numbers, 4to., First Edition, with numerous photographs and illustrations throughout; original pictorial wrappers, wire-stitched as issued, all very good, clean copies. The run comprises: 1956 (April, July, October, nos. 2,3 4); 1957 (January, April, July, October, nos. 5,6,7,8). 1958 (January, October, nos 9, 12); 1959 (January, July, October, nos 13, 15,16); 1960 (January, Octoober, Schools Supplement, nos. 17, 20); 1961 (July, October, nos 23, 24); 1962 (April, no. 26). Runs of this length are uncommon."
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Book number: 20087
GBP 76.00 [Appr.: EURO 88.75 US$ 98.06 | JP¥ 10663]
Keywords: "cstock, shelfch, unilever, lever brothers, corporate journals, staff magazines,"

 
M. FERGUSON
The Brain Revolution. The Frontiers of Mind Research.
"Davis-Poynter, [1974]" "8vo., First Edition; green cloth, gilt back, chocolate endpapers, a very good, bright, clean copy in unclipped dustwrapper."
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Book number: 22921
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 US$ 15.48 | JP¥ 1684]
Keywords: "science, medicine, brain research"

 
SIGMUND FREUD.
An Autobiographical Study. Authorized Translation by James Strachey. Fifth Impression. IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPER
"Hogarth Press and the Institute of Psycho-Analysis, 1950" "8vo., Fifth Impression thus, some faint offsetting from fold-ins to free endpapers; green cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the latter moderately sunned and with one small tear at backstrip. With a quantity of relevant cuttings loosely inserted. International Psycho-Analytical Library, Edited by Ernest Jones. No. 26. First published in 1935."
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Book number: 26222
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 23.5 US$ 25.81 | JP¥ 2806]
Keywords: "freud, psychoanalysis"

 
SIGMUND FREUD.
"Inhibitions, Symptoms and Anxiety. Authorized Translation by Alex Strachey. Third Impression."
"Hogarth Press, 1949" "8vo., Third Impression, small neat signature on front free endpaper; original green cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy. Published as The International Psycho-Analytical Library, No. 28. First issued in the previous year."
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Book number: 20548
GBP 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 18.75 US$ 20.64 | JP¥ 2245]
Keywords: "freud, alex strachey, hogarth press, psychology, psychoanalysis"

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