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Image for The geological evidence of the antiquity of man with remarks on theories of the origin of species by variation. Second edition revised.

The geological evidence of the antiquity of man with remarks on theories of the origin of species by variation. Second edition revised.

By: -, LYELL Charles

Price: £225.00

Publisher: London, London, Murray: 1863

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 32298


Please note that this is a heavy item and may require extra postage for international shipping.; Publisher's original blind-stamped & gilt decorated cloth, second edition revised, stain to front board, slight spotting, internally clean, frontis and in-text illustrations, 32-page publisher's list at rear, binding firm, a VG copy. ; 6" x 9"; 528 pages View more info

Image for Marcello Malpighi and the Evolution of Embryology

Marcello Malpighi and the Evolution of Embryology

By: Adelmann, Howard B.

Price: £130.00

Publisher: Cornell University Press: 1966

Seller ID: 32564


Please note that this is a heavy item and may require extra postage for international shipping.; 4 volumes in slipcase, 2475 pages. Blue boards, no dust jacket as issued, but with a protective, plastic cover. Spines very slightly faded, and heads and tails slightly bumped. No ownership name, internally clean and bright, pages unmarked. Binding tight. Slipcase a bit marked and stained. ; 2558 pages View more info

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The Genetic Code

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: £10.00

Publisher: The Orion Press: 1962

Seller ID: 34049


Illustrated buff boards with green lettering, illustrated dust jacket, spine a bit faded and edges a bit worn, especially at corners and head and tail of spine, no ownership name, pages unmarked, binding tight. View more info

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The Oxford Handbook of the History of Eugenics

By: Bashford, Alison & Philippa Levine

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Usa: 2012

Seller ID: 32030


Card wraps, a trifle worn along the edges, no ownership name but pencil marks in the margins of some pages, binding tight. ; Oxford Handbooks in History; 9.70 X 6.60 X 1.37 inches; 608 pages View more info

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Time's Arrow and Evolution

By: Blum, Harold Francis

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1968

Seller ID: 33464


Card wrappers, old sticker on front cover, pages unmarked but top corner of first dozen pages water stained, binding tight. Formerly the property of Dr Jonathan Miller, whose signature appears (somewhat water smudged) on the front endpaper.; Princeton Legacy Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 240 pages View more info

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On Development: The Biology of Form

By: Bonner, John Tyler

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Cambridge,Mass., Harvard University Press: 1974

Seller ID: 32500


Illustrated silver d/jkt, unclipped; a little worn at edges. Silver boards, bright. B/w illustrations. Previous owner's ink stamp on front endpaper; In addition, this was formerly also the property of Dr Jonathan Miller, whose signature appears on the front endpaper. ; 8vo (6" x 9"); 282 pages View more info

Image for Lectures on the Atomic Theory and Essays Scientific and Literary. In two volumes

Lectures on the Atomic Theory and Essays Scientific and Literary. In two volumes

By: Brown, Samuel

Price: £400.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Thomas Constable and Co.: 1858

Seller ID: 32301


Please note that this is a heavy item and may require extra postage for international shipping.; In 2 volumes, contemporary dark green cloth with gilt lettering to spines, x, 357; 384 pp., rubbing to spine ends & extremities, early owner's inscription to verso of ffeps, one section loose, essays on mesmerism, animal magnetism, ghosts, alchemy, etc., Brown was the last of the alchemists, trying to turn carbon into silicon, only edition published, scarce. ; 8vo 8" - ... View more info

Image for The Spirit of System  Lamarck and Evolutionary Biology

The Spirit of System Lamarck and Evolutionary Biology

By: Burkhardt, Stephen

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 1977

Seller ID: 34057


Brown boards with gilt lettering, illustrated dust jacket bit edgeworn, slightly stained and age toned, pages unmarked, binding tight. Formerly the property of Dr Jonathan Miller, whose signature appears on the front endpaper.; 288 pages View more info

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Foundations of Science The Philosophy of Theory and Experiment

By: Campbell, Norman Robert

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.: 0

Seller ID: 33472


Card wrappers, pages unmarked, binding tight. Formerly the property of Dr Jonathan Miller, whose signature appears on the front endpaper.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for Early Chinese Work in Natural Science: A Re-examination of the Physics of Motion, Acoustics, Astronomy and Scientific Thoughts

Early Chinese Work in Natural Science: A Re-examination of the Physics of Motion, Acoustics, Astronomy and Scientific Thoughts

By: Chen, Joseph

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Hong Kong, Hong Kong University Press: 1996

Edition: First

Seller ID: 28355


Illustrated pale brown d/jkt; unclipped. Dk green boards, clean and bright. B/w illustrations.; 8vo (7" x 10"); 264 pages View more info

Image for Franklin and Newton  an Inquiry into Speculative Newtonian Experimental Science and Franklin's Work in Electricity as an Example Thereof

Franklin and Newton an Inquiry into Speculative Newtonian Experimental Science and Franklin's Work in Electricity as an Example Thereof

By: Cohen, B.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Cambridge MA, The American Philosophical Society: 1966

Seller ID: 32392


Please note that this is a heavy item and may require extra postage for international shipping.; Publisher's blue cloth in dust wrapper, Dr. Jonathan Miller's copy with his signature to front endpaper, dj chipped & torn and with long tear to front panel of jacket, internally clean, binding firm. ; 6.5" x 9.5"; 657 pages View more info

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Embryos and Ancestors

By: de Beer, G.R.

Price: £17.00

Publisher: Oxford, The Clarendon Press: 1940

Seller ID: 34070


Blk boards (no d/jkt); generally clean; minuscule mark on front; binding tight; gilt titling still bright. Formerly the property of Dr Jonathan Miller, whose signature appears on the front endpaper. ; 8vo (6" x 9"); 108 pages View more info

Image for Organic Evolution as the Result of the Inheritance of Acquired Characters According to the Laws iof Organic Growth

Organic Evolution as the Result of the Inheritance of Acquired Characters According to the Laws iof Organic Growth

By: Eimer, Dr. G.H. Theodor

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1890

Seller ID: 34069


Please note this is a heavy item and will incur extra shipping charges.; Dk green boards;a trifle marked; corners a little bumped; binding intact, but slightly weak. Gilt titling dull, but still very legible. ; 8vo (6" x 9"); 435 pages View more info

Image for Sidelights on Relativity. I.Ether and Relativity. II.Geometry and Experience.

Sidelights on Relativity. I.Ether and Relativity. II.Geometry and Experience.

By: EINSTEIN, Albert.

Price: £450.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. Ltd: 1922

Seller ID: 32429


Publisher's original blue cloth in printed dust wrapper, spine cloth faded, slight wear to dj edges, bookseller's sticker "reduced to 1/6" pasted to front of dj, neat ink name to front endpaper, internally clean, 8-page publisher's catalogue at rear, scarce in jacket. ; 5" x 8"; 56 pages View more info

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HEREDITARY GENIUS

By: FRANCIS, GALTON

Price: £35.00

Publisher: MACMILLAN: 1914

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 32329


Second edition reprinted 1914. Purple boards with gilt lettering, head of spine lightly bumped, and spine slightly faded, previous bookseller's small sticker on front end paper, front free end paper and half title browed, no ownership name, pages unmarked, binding tight. View more info

Image for Listening in ther Dark -- The Acoustic Orientation of Bats and Men

Listening in ther Dark -- The Acoustic Orientation of Bats and Men

By: Griffin, Donald R.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1958

Seller ID: 32501


Illustrated blk + green d/jkt, unclipped, in clear film; intact, but a little worn and creased. Blk boards, bright; gilt titling, bright; binding tight; tiny stain on lower foredges. Ex-library: however, the ONLY mark is a stamp from Shropshire County Library on the verso of the title page; and, in general, the book appears to have been little read. Formerly the property of Dr Jonathan Miller, whose signature appears on the front endpaper.; 8vo (7" x 9 1/2"); 413... View more info

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The Darwin letters at Shrewsbury School

By: Gunther, Albert Edward

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, [s.n.]: 1975

Seller ID: 30941


Pale yellow stiff card wrappers with lettering in black to front cover, offprint article from 'Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London,', light wear to covers, internally clean. ; Notes and records of the Royal Society of London. [Offprint]; 7" x 10"; 18 pages View more info

Image for The Evolution of Man. A popular Exposition of the Principal Points of Human Ontogeny and Phylogeny. Two Vols.

The Evolution of Man. A popular Exposition of the Principal Points of Human Ontogeny and Phylogeny. Two Vols.

By: Haeckel, Ernst

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Akron, Ohio, The Werner Company: ca 1900

Seller ID: 34081


Please note this is a heavy item and will incur extra shipping charges.; Both Vols: Grey embossed boards (no d/jkt); a trifle marked, but little other wear; binding tight; gilt titling faded, but legible. B/w illustrations. Ex library books, so usual marks, incl. index nos. on spine. Books appear to have been little read. Undated. ; 8vo (5" x 8""); 467 + 504 pages View more info

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Instruments and the Imagination

By: Hankins, Thomas L. & Robert J. Silverman

Price: £23.50

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 2006

Seller ID: 32324


Card wraps, very slightly edgeworn and corners a bit bumped, a light crease to front cover and half-title where they have been bent, Dr Jonathan Miller's copy with his signature to half-title, pages unmarked, binding tight.; Princeton Legacy Library; 9 X 6 X 0.80 inches; 352 pages View more info

Image for The Cell : Outlines of General Anatomy and Physiology

The Cell : Outlines of General Anatomy and Physiology

By: Hertwig, Oscar and edited by Henry Johnstone Campbell

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Swan Sonnenschein & Co.: 1895

Seller ID: 32906


Please note that this is a heavy item and may require extra postage for international shipping.; Publisher's original cloth with gilt lettering to spine, slight wear to spine ends & extremities, minor marks to boards, front hinge split, scattered foxing, text clean, illustrations. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 368 pages View more info