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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 resulting from the expedition.
Published : Longman Brown Green and Longmans, London 1845, First Edition
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
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
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
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,,176 + "Notes" page. Illustrated. Text in Irish and English.
Published : Irish Texts Society 1994,
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
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
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
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
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
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,
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,
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,
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Softback. A near fine copy in a near fine slip-case. Pp.xix,156. 8 plates. The life, work and legacy of John Napier, Baron of Merchiston, who invented logarithms.
Published : Napier Polytechnic of Edinburgh 1989, First Edition
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 achievements of two mid-19th century Edinburgh doctors.
Published : E & S Livingstone, Edinburgh 1969, First Edition
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,
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
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
Spine lettering rather dull but otherwise a very good copy in the original brown cloth. Pp.xxii,596. Illustrated. A chronological survey showing the growth of mathematics from prehistoric times onwards.
Published : Ginn and Company, Boston 1923, First Edition
Softback. A very good copy. Pp.xlv,434. "The memoirs of a remarkable woman who became one of the most gifted mathematicians and scientists of the nineteenth century. Oxford's Somerville College was named after her". First published in 1873 this reprint is a volume in the Canongate Classics series.
Published : Canongate, Edinburgh 2001,
A good copy in original green cloth lettered in gilt on spine and upper board. Front hinge tender. 650pp. 124 figures in text. This second edition is greatly enlarged.
Published : E & F.N. Spon, London 1884,
A very good copy in bright, attractive, blind-stamped brown boards decorated and lettered in gilt. Two stamps from a medical library plus ink number on front end-paper and title page. 138pp + 40pp report and publications of the New Sydenham Society. 16 illustrations.
Published : New Sydenham Society, London 1899, First Edition
Hardbacks. A very good two volume set in black cloth lettered in gilt. Clean copies without ownership inscription, foxing or any other internal marking. Vol. I,pp.xvii,271. Vol. II,pp.xi,1162. Numerous figures and tables. This is No. 27 of the Oxford Monographs on Medical Genetics. [Please notes these two volumes are very heavy and will incur extra postage].
Published : Oxford University Press 1993, First Edition
Nd. c.1929. A good plus copy in light green cloth. Some edge foxing. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. Pp.viii,279. Nearly 250 diagrams and illustrations. A quite detailed work on the early wireless set.
Published : George Newnes, London,
Hardback. A very good copy in laminated boards. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xvii,316. Colour illustrations. Figures. Consists mainly of papers delivered at a conference organised by Scottish Natural Heritage.
Published : HMSO, Edinburgh 1996, First Edition
A good copy in black cloth lettered in gilt. Small ownership inscription. Pp.xv,151.
Published : George G. Harrap, London 1922, First Edition
A very good copy in a rather worn dustwrapper with some internal sellotape repairs. Bookplate. 95pp. 24 figures. Essays-two by Nobel prize winners-aimed at helping to solve some of the most difficult questions in biology.
Published : Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick 1942, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Pp.x,706. 219 figures including three colour plates. 103 tables. This revised second edition "remains the only comprehensive treatment of all aspects of mouse biology."
Published : Dover Publications Inc., New York 1975,
A very good copy in light grey card covers with light blue cloth spine. Small inscription on front end-paper. Pp.iv,92. Numerous illustrations.
Published : Royal College of Surgeons of England, London 1929, First Edition
A very good copy in maroon cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Bevelled edges. No ownership inscription. Pp.vi,224. Author's unsigned compliments slip loosely inserted. The author puts forward hypotheses as to how the old red sandstone was produced and its correct dating.
Published : John Leng & Co, Dundee` 1903, First Edition
A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is a little worn at the edges. 445pp. 16 illustrations. A mine of information on medical books.
Published : Andre Deutsch, London 1966,
Hardback. A good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. Single stamp on half title. Pp.viii,950. Many tables. A comprehensive work on the chemical make-up and nutritional value of foods. Uncommon in first edition.
Published : Bailliere, Tindall and Cox, London 1912, First Edition
Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.x,278. 125 black and white illustrations. "This penetrating new micro-study of Shropshire examines in detail the whole range of artefacts, images, structures, sites and landscapes which relate to manufactures or mines and their associated transport and social systems."
Published : Phillimore & Co 1996, First Edition
A good copy. Slightly faded on spine. some foxing to endpapers. 194pp. 12 papers mainly on the philosophy of medicine.
Published : Oxford University Press 1946,
A very good copy in a virtually complete but rather dusty wrapper with a few tears. 182pp. Frontispiece and 8 illustrations + portrait medallion on upper board. Essays to celebrate the centenary of Lister's birth.
Published : Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh 1927, First Edition
A good copy, a little faded on spine. 182pp. Frontispiece and 8 illustrations + portrait medallion on upper board. Essays to celebrate the centenary of Lister's birth.
Published : Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh 1927, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy in blind-decorated cloth which is faded on the spine (although the lettering is clear). A little marked on spine. Internally a very good, clean, copy without foxing or ownership inscription and with sound hinges. Pp.xxvi,445. Frontispiece and 61 illustrations including one plate in colour. Prefatory Note by the author's widow.
Published : Longmans Green & Co, London 1896,
Hardback. A good copy in the original patterned boards, originally mauve or purple but now considerably faded. The gilt lettering on the spine remains clear. The book is inscribed as follows: To Dr. Traill from the Author Feb. 18th 1839."The ex libris label of Thomas Stewart Traill is on the front fixed end-paper. Traill was Professor of medical jurisprudence at the University of Edinburgh and the main editor of the Encyclopaedia Britannica from 1852 to 1861. Pp.xiii,155. Three folding diagrams at rear. Various figures in the Appendix. Two loose pages which came with the book (one a continued errata page, the other described as a Supplement to Article 112) remain present. The author writes: "In this Tract ----the reader will find a very considerable number of new propositions, interesting in themselves as speculative truths, and remarkable, by their connecting Theories hitherto considered as but slightly, if at all related." The author was emeritus professor of mathematics in the University of Edinburgh.
Published : Adam and Charles Black, Edinburgh 1839, First Edition
4to. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.viii,280. Many illustrations including colour. This is a review of the major international developments in Antarctic sciense.
Published : Cambridge University Press 1987, First Edition
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