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Morrison M.C.T. - Basic Principles of Accident Surgery

A very good copy in red cloth lettered in black. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. 116pp. Illustrations in text.
Published : H.K. Lewis & Co, London 1964, First Edition
£8.00

Morse Marston - The Calculus of Variations in the Large

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. Small ownership inscrtiption on front fixed end-paper. Pp.ix,368. This is volume XVIII of the American Mathematical Society Colloquium Publications.
Published : American Mathematical Society, New York 1934, First Edition
£25.00

Muir James Hamilton - John Anderson Pioneer of Technical Education and the College he Founded

A very good copy in a very good dusytwrapper. 162pp. Frontispiece and 6 illustrations. The story of the Glasgow scientist who founded "Anderson's Institution".
Published : John Smith & Son (Glasgow) Ltd. 1950, First Edition
£6.00

Murdoch James Barclay (editor) - The Geology and Palaeontology of the Clyde Drainage Area

A very good copy in stiff card covers. 168pp. This is a reissue, with corrections and additions, of the geological portion of the handbook of the fauna, flora and geology of the Clyde area issued in 1901.
Published : The Geological Society, Glasgow 1904, First Edition Thus
£12.00

Myers, John A. - The Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh Its Pharmacy Through the Ages

Softback. A very good copy. Illustrated front cover. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Prelims + 123 pages. Numerous illustrations. A history of the Pharmaceutical Department of the Royal Infimary of Edinburgh. An uncommon title.
Published : Firs Publishing, Lincoln 2003, First Edition
£20.00

Mykura W. And Phemister J. - The Geology of Western Shetland

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn and now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. A clean copy without ownership inscription, foxing or other internal marking. Pp.xiii,304. 30 plates. 30 figures in text. 5 tables.
Published : Her Majesty's Stationery Office, Edinburgh 1976, First Edition
£8.00

Needham Joseph - Science and Civilisation in China Volume 3 Mathematics and the Sciences of the Heavens and the Earth

Hardback. A very good copy in a good plus dustwrapper. A little superficial damp-spotting to spine. Pp.xlvii,877. Illustrations 50-276. Tables 22-41. This volume of the author's monumental work covers mathematics, astronomy, meteorology, geography, cartography, geology, seismology and minaralogy.
Published : Cambridge University Press 1970, Reprint
£60.00

Needham Joseph and Baldwin Ernest (editors) - Hopkins & Biochemistry 1861-1947 Papers Concerning Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins, O.M., With a Selection of His Addresses and a Bibliography of His Publications

A good copy in original red cloth with some fading to spine. A little foxing. Small previous owner's inscription to f.e.p. 361pp. 12 illustrations.
Published : W. Heffer and Sons, Cambridge 1949, First Edition
£10.00

Needham Joseph and Baldwin Ernest (editors) - Science and Civilisation in China Volume 1 Introductory Orientations and Volume 11 History of Scientific Thought

Hardbacks. Vol. 1 is a 1965 reprint and vol. 11 is a 1969 reprint. Both volumes are generally very good in good (volume 1) or very good (volume 11) dustwrappers. There is superficial damp staining to the spine of vol. 1 which does not affect the book internally. Vol. 1 pp.xxxviii,318. 36 illustrations (including two folding maps at end). 9 tables. Vol.11,pp.xxii,[2],696. 13 illustrations. 12 tables. These are the two introductory volumes of this monumental work.
Published : Cambridge University Press, Reprint
£70.00

Nelson Sir George H. (foreword) - A Collection of Letters to Sir Charles William Siemens 1823-1883

A very good copy. 251pp. Contains over 250 letters written to the celebrated engineer together with a short biography of him by W.H. Kennett.
Published : The English Electric Company Ltd., London 1953, First Edition
£8.00

Nicole J. Ernest - Psychopathology a Survey of Modern Approaches

A very good copy. 268pp. Includes 30pp bibliography.
Published : Bailliere, Tindall and Cox, London 1946, Fourth Edition
£6.00

Niechcial, Judith - A Particle of Clay: The Biography of Alec Skempton, Civil Engineer

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.xiv,[i], 208. Colour frontispiece and black and white illustrations. The biography of a 20th century civil engineer who "was truly an influential figure in the discipline of soil mechanics."
Published : Whittles Publishing, Latheronwheel, Caithness 2002, First Edition
£32.00

O'Dowd, Michael J.; Philipp, Elliot - The History of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Hardback. A very good copy in laminated boards. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.x,710. Numerous figures. Described in the foreword as "a monumental achievement of scholarship and research." Please note this is a very heavy book which will require extra postage.
Published : Parthenon Publishing, London 1994, First Edition
£65.00

Olkon David M. - Essentials of Neuro-Psychiatry: a Textbook of Nervous and Mental Disorders

A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on spine. 310pp. 138 figures. 6 tables.
Published : Henry Kimpton, London 1945, First Edition
£20.00

Ommanney F.D. - The Vascular Networks (Retia Mirabilia) of the Fin Whale (Balaenoptera Physalus)

Softback. 4to. A very good clean copy in card covers. Comprises pages 327-362 and text figures 1-10 of volume V of the Discovery Reports. These were funded by the British Colonial Office and were intended to provide the scientific background to stock management of the Antarctic whale fishery.
Published : Cambridge University Press 1932, First Edition Thus
£18.00

Osler Sir William - Bibliotheca Osleriana: A Catalogue of Books Illustrating the History of Medicine and Science Collected, Arranged and Annotated By Sir William Osler Bt. And Bequeathed to McGill University

Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xli,792. This is a very heavy book which will require extra postage.
Published : McGill-Queen's University Press, Montreal and London 1969, First Edition
£30.00

Paget Stephen (editor) - Memoirs and Letters of Sir James Paget

A good copy in black cloth lettered in gilt on spine. 461pp + 32pp adverts. 10 illustrations.
Published : Longmans Green & Co, London 1902, New Edition
£18.00

Parrot, Dr. Friedrich - Journey to Ararat

Hardback. A very good copy in a modern brown half-cloth binding with marbled boards. Lettered in gilt on spine on a black title-piece. New end-papers. A nice clean copy internally with no ownership inscription or other marking. Pp.xii,375. Folding map. Woodcuts in text. The author was a German naturalist, traveller and pioneer of scientific mountaineering. In this book he recounts his first ascent of Mount Ararat. Included is a section of scientific papers resutling from the expedition.
Published : Longman Brown Green and Longmans, London 1845, First Edition
£340.00

Pawson H. Cecil - Cockle Park Farm: An Account of the Work of the Cockle Park Experimental Station from 1896 to 1956

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Previous owner's initials on front end-paper. 261pp. 20 illustrations. 13 plans and graphs. The story of the experiments carried out at the research station into the improvement of agriculture generally and the management of grassland in particular.
Published : Oxford University Press 1960, First Edition
£28.00

Paxton Roland (Editor) - 100 Years of the Forth Bridge

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper which is now protected in na clear, removable sleeve. Pp.[x],166. Numerous black and white illustrations. "The fascinating story of the Forth Bridge is related here in six complementary chapters, which present the bridge's historical context and a glimpse of its future linked by accounts of its design, construction and maintenance and of the men who created it."
Published : Thomas Telford , London 1990, First Edition
£12.00

Peel Sir John - The Lives of the Fellows of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists 1929-1969

A very good copy in red cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. 390pp. Contains details of the more important activities of 318 Fellows.
Published : William Heinemann, London 1976, First Edition
£22.00

Power Maura (Editor) - An Irish Astronomical Tract Based in Part on a Mediaeval Latin Version of a Work By Messahalah

Hardback. A near fine copy in green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. A nice clean copy without ownership inscription or other marking. Pp.xi,[3],176 + "Notes" page. Illustrated. Text in Irish and English.
Published : Irish Texts Society 1994, Reprint
£35.00

Pozzi S. - A Treatise on Gynaecology, Clinical and Operative Volume 11

A very good copy in brown cloth lettered in gilt. One medical library stamp. 412pp. Many figures in text.
Published : The New Sydenham Society, London 1893, First Edition
£18.00

Preuschoft Holger; Chivers David J; Brockelman Warren Y; Creel Norman (Editors) - The Lesser Apes: Evolutionary and Behavioural Biology

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which has one small edge tear. Previous owner's smallish inscription on front free end-paper. Pp.xiii,709. Numerous figures (including illustrations and maps) and tables. The book "represents the current state of knowledge about the genus Hylobates, dealing as it does with all recently discussed aspects of gibbon biology."
Published : Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh 1984, First Edition
£52.00

Price Derek J. (Editor) - The Equatorie of The Planetis

4to. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which is a little chipped. Ownership inscription. Pp.xvi,214. Frontispiece and 13 plates. 21 figures. This is a 14th century manuscript, ascribed by the editor to Geoffrey Chaucer, which describes the construction and working of the "equatorie", a large device for calculating planetary positions.
Published : Cambridge University Press 1955, First Edition
£35.00

Prinzing Dr. Friedrich - Epidemics Resulting from Wars

A very good copy in light blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine (which is faded although lettering is clear.) Bookplate. Pp.xii,340 + 6 page Appendix. Deals with war epidemics from early times up to 1913 with an introductory chapter and a final chapter on "epidemics in besieged strongholds".
Published : Clarendon Press, Oxford 1916, First Edition
£45.00

Prout, William - Chemistry Meteorology and the Function of Digestion Considered with Reference to Natural Theology

Hardback. An attractive near very good copy in light brown calf decorated in gilt. Gilt dentelles. Lacks one title-piece panel on spine.All edges gilt. Marbled end-papers. No ownership inscription. Foxing confined to a few early and late pages. Ppxxiii,[v],565. Folding coloured plate at rear. Figures. Tables. This is Treatise VIII of the Bridgewater Treatises.
Published : William Pickering, London 1834, First Edition
£20.00

Raistrick Arthur - Quakers in Science and Industry

Hardback. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which has a number of small edge tears. Ownershipo inscription on front free end-paper. 361 pages. Frontispiece and 16 illustrations. 10 charts of family and business connections. This is an account of the Quaker contributions to science and industry during the 17th and 18th centuries.
Published : The Bannisdale Press, London 1950, First Edition
£25.00

Ramsey A.S. - An Introduction to the Theory of Newtonian Attraction

A very good copy in maroon cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Pp.ix,184. Deals with the theory of the attraction of gravitating solids.
Published : Cambridge University Press 1940, First Edition
£8.00

Rayner George W. - Whale Marking II Distribution of Blue, Fin and Humpback Whales Marked from 1932 to 1938

Folio. A near very good copy in grey card covers. Comprises pages 31-38 and plates V-XXII of volume XXV of Discovery Reports. These were funded by the British Colonial Office and were intended to provide the scientific background to stock management of the Antarctic whale fishery.
Published : Cambridge University Press 1948, First Edition Thus
£18.00

Rayner George W. - Whale Marking Progress and Results to December 1939

Softback. 4to. A very good copy in grey card covers. Comprises pages 245-284 and plates XLIII-LXVIII of volume XIX of the Discovery Reports. These Reports were funded by the British Colonial Office and were intended to provide the scientific background to stock management of the Antarctic whale fishery.
Published : Cambridge University Press 1940, First Edition Thus
£20.00

Rayner George W. - Whale Marking Progress and Results to December 1939

Folio. A good plus copy in grey card covers. Smallish tear at foot of spine. Comprises pages 245-284 and plates XLIII-LXVIII of volume XIX of "Discovery Reports." 8 tables and 1 figure in text. The Discovery Reports were fuinded by the British Colonial Office and were intended to provide the scientific background to stock management of the Antarctic whale fishery.
Published : Cambridge University Press 1940, First Edition Thus
£20.00

Reynolds, Osborne - Memoir of James Prescott Joule

Hardback. A very good copy in a full leather binding. The spine has five raised bands, is lettered in gilt on a maroon title piece and is attractively decorated in gilt. Glasgow University gilt logo on front board and prize label from the University on front fixed end-paper. Marbled edges and end-papers. Some spotting to end-papers but otherwise a clean copy internally. Pp.viii,196. Tissue guarded frontispiece. Joule was a physicist who studied the nature of heat and discoverd the law of conservation of energy which led to the first law of thermodynamics.
Published : Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society 1892, First Edition
£55.00

Ritchie John - History of the Laboratory of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and on the upper board. Top edge gilt. No ownership inscription and only a little light fore-edge foxing. Pp.xi,159. 8 illustrations.
Published : The Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh 1953, First Edition
£15.00

Ritchie Robert Peel - The Early Days of the Royall Colledge of Phisitians, Edinburgh

Hardback. 4to. A good plus copy in green cloth lettered and decorated in silver. Spine browned but lettering clearly readable. Bevelled edges. Top edge gilt. A clean copy without foxing, ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xvii,313. Frontispiece and 10 illustrations.
Published : George P. Johnston, Edinburgh 1899, First Edition
£28.00

Roddis Louis H. - James Lind Founder of Nautical Medicine

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xi,177. 8 illustrations. A biography of "the father of naval hygiene" who discovered the cure for scurvy.
Published : William Heinemann Medical Books, London 1951, First Edition
£25.00

Ross, Ivan A. - Medicinal Plants of the World: Chemical Constituents, Traditional and Modern Medicinal Uses, Volume 2

Hardback. A near fine copy. A nice clean copy with no internal markings. Pp.xiii,487. 24 colour plates. This volume comprehensively documents "the medicinal value of twenty-four major plant species widely used around the world in medical formulations." Contains "an exhaustive survey of available scientific data for each plant." This volume contains an index and references to the chemical constituents of the plants documented.
Published : Humana Press, Totowa, New Jersey 2001, First Edition
£70.00

Rossant Janet & Pedersen Roger A (Editors) - Experimental Approaches to Mammalian Embryonic Development

Hardback. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which shows a little edge wear. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xiii,558. Figures. Tables. Presents the major breakthroughs in the field in the decade before it was poublished.
Published : Cambridge University Press 1986, First Edition
£20.00

Rosseland S. - Theoretical Astrophysics: Atomic Theory and the Analysis of Stellar Atmospheres and Envelopes

A very good copy in a good, slightly worn, dustwrapper. 355pp. Numerous diagrams and equations.
Published : Clarendon Press, Oxford 1936, First Edition
£30.00

Russell K. F. - British Anatomy 1525-1800 A Bibliography

Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. Limited edition of 750 copies signed by the author, this being no. 662. Pp.xvii,254. Numerous illustrations.
Published : Melbourne University Press 1963, First Edition
£22.00

Schutte Gudmund - Our Forefathers the Gothonic Nations a Manual of the Ethnography of the Gothic, German, Dutch, Anglo-Saxon, Frisian and Scandinavian Peoples

A very good two volume set in dustwrappers which are a little chipped and torn. Internally a nice clean set without inscriptions or foxing. Vol.1, 288pp, 10 illus. Vol. 2, 482pp, 20 illus. "The aim of this work is to supply the lack of a systematic ethnological description of our forefathers, the peoples of the North".
Published : Cambridge University Press 1929, First Edition
£40.00

Senft James R. - Miniature Ringbom Engines

Softback. A fine copy. 114 pages. Numerous illustrations. Described as "a practical introduction to a whole new branch of Stirling engine technology."
Published : Moriya Press 2000, First Edition
£15.00

Shepherd John A. - Simpson and Syme of Edinburgh

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xv,288. Frontispiece and 20 plates. A study of the medical achievemnets of two mid-19th century Edinburgh doctors.
Published : E & S Livingstone, Edinburgh 1969, First Edition
£10.00

Simson Dr. Robert - Elements of the Conic Sections

New edition, revised and corrected. A good copy in contemporary leather binding with some wear at spine ends and board tips. Gilt bands on spine. Apart from previous owner's name and date a nice clean copy internally. 253pp. 14 folding plates.
Published : R. Chapman, Glasgow 1817,
£125.00

Singer Charles - A Short History of Biology. A General Introduction to the Study of Living Things

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. Pp.xxxv,572. 194 illustrations. "This work attempts to give, in simple language, a critical survey of the historical development of biological problems."
Published : Clarendon Press, Oxford 1931, First Edition
£10.00

Slack Harry D. - Studies on Loch Lomond 1

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Pp.x,133. 4 plates. 3 maps. 21 figures. Describes the topography and waters of the loch with its fauna from plankton to snails and midges and the unique "freshwater herring" or powan.
Published : Published for the University Of Glasgow By Blackie & Son Ltd., Glasgow 1957, First Edition
£15.00