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Clock This : My Life as Inventor (SIGNED COPY), Baylis, T.
1 Baylis, T. Clock This : My Life as Inventor (SIGNED COPY)
London Headline Book Publishing, Limited 1999 0747273812 / 9780747273813 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Signed by Author
Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 272 pages including index. Inscription by author reads 'To Patrick and Elizabeth from their friend Trevor Baylis 25th Nov 99'. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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Then, Now and Tomorrow : The Autobiography of a Communications Engineer  (SIGNED COPY), Bray, John
2 Bray, John Then, Now and Tomorrow : The Autobiography of a Communications Engineer (SIGNED COPY)
Lewes, East Sussex The Book Guild Ltd 1999 1857764811 / 9781857764819 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Signed by Author
The story of a remarkably wide-ranging and fulfilled life, written with expertise and humour. SIGNED by the author to the ffep with the inscription ''To Michael Candy With all Good Wishes John Bray Dec. 2000'' Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 176 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Iuean Maddock 29 March 1917-29 December 1988, Duckworth, W.E.
3 Duckworth, W.E. Iuean Maddock 29 March 1917-29 December 1988
Biographical Memoirs of the Royal Society 1991 Soft Cover Very Good 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
Stapled pamphlet which offers a brief biography of Ieuan Maddock who was the Chief Scientist to the Department of Industry. Author's stamp on inside front cover. Illustrated with 2 b/w photographs. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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Robert Fludd - Hermetic Philosopher and Surveyor of Two  Worlds, Godwin
4 Godwin Robert Fludd - Hermetic Philosopher and Surveyor of Two Worlds
London Thames & Hudson 1979 0500810176 / 9780500810170 Soft Cover Reading Copy 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Looks at the life and work of Robert Flud, one of the last true Renaissance men, who took all learning as their preserve and tried to encompass the whole of human knowledge. Collects together all of Fludd's important plates, annotated and explained, together with an Intoduction to his life and thought. A small amount of pink highlighting to the text, but generally a good clean copy. 96 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 20.50 GBP
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Edward Teller : The Real Dr. Strangelove, Goodchild, Peter
5 Goodchild, Peter Edward Teller : The Real Dr. Strangelove
Cambridge, MA, USA. Harvard University Press 2004 0674016696 / 9780674016699 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Draws on interviews with more than fifty of the Nobel Prize-winning physicist's colleagues and friends. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 469 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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A Doctor's Story : An Autobiography, Henrikson, Viktor
6 Henrikson, Viktor A Doctor's Story : An Autobiography
London Michael Joseph 1959 First English Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
The Swedish doctor tells his personal story and gives the case history of his most interesting patients as well as discussing various aspects of the medical man's life in the days before the discovery of modern 'miracle' drugs and the establishment of welfare states. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear - 208 pages. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Humphry Davy, King, Ronald
7 King, Ronald Humphry Davy
London The Royal Institution 1978 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 8vo 
32 page, glossy, stapled booklet being a brief look at the life and work of the man who created the Davy Lamp which saved numerous lives in the mining industry. Next post dispatch. 
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Marie Curie, McKown, Robin
8 McKown, Robin Marie Curie
London Adam & Charles Black 1961 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Rethi, Lili 
Part of the Lives to Remember Series. Moving but unsentimental account of the woman whose work began a new era - the Atomic Age. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear & tear - 112 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Pray Silence for 'Jock' Whittington from Building Sewers to Suing Builders, McWilliams, Sir Francis
9 McWilliams, Sir Francis Pray Silence for 'Jock' Whittington from Building Sewers to Suing Builders
Brighton, East Sussex Malu Publications 2002 0954333209 / 9780954333201 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo Signed by Author
SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper with the inscription "To Dr. Eric Duckworth, with best wishes from Francis". Clean, bright hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. 300 pages. The life of a Scottish boy born into an impoverished family who against the odds studied Civil Engineering at University leading to a remarkable life of travel and duty. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The Traitors : The Double Life of Fuchs, Pontecorvo and Nunn May, Moorehead, Alan
10 Moorehead, Alan The Traitors : The Double Life of Fuchs, Pontecorvo and Nunn May
London Hamish Hamilton 1952 First Edition Hard Cover Good + Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Gives the first full account of their double lives, their personalities, the methods employed by the security officers in bringing the first two to justice, and the circumstances of the disappearance of the third. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing slight shelfwear and sunning to spine - 222 pages including sources. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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Surgical Roots and Branches, Murley, Reginald
11 Murley, Reginald Surgical Roots and Branches
London The Memoir Club 1990 0727902849 / 9780727902849 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Signed by Author
Autobiography of the former president of the Royal College of Surgions, giving a lively account of the development of his character from boyhood and student days to the six and a half years he spent as a medical officer in the maxillofacial units in the Second World War. A very good clean copy SIGNED by the author on the title page with the inscription "Inscribed for Ken Davis - Reginald Murley - 11th September 1990" A very small mark on the front cover, see photo. 341 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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A Beautiful Mind, Nasar, Sylvia
12 Nasar, Sylvia A Beautiful Mind
London Faber and Faber 2002 0571212921 / 9780571212927 Paperback Near Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
461pp. New, unread copy which shows slight signs of shelf wear. The biography of John Forbes Nash Jr. winner of the Noblel Prize in Economics 1994. The book that inspired the film by Dreamworks and Universal Pictures starring Russell Crowe. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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Alfred Adler, the Man and His Work : Triumph over the Inferiority Complex, Orgler, Hertha
13 Orgler, Hertha Alfred Adler, the Man and His Work : Triumph over the Inferiority Complex
London Sidgwick & Jackson 1963 Third Edition Revised and Enlarged Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Examines the work and personality of the world-famous psychologist who discovered the 'Inferiority Complex' and founded the school of Individual Psychology. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w protected in a plastic jacket - 266 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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The Art of Science, Oxford, J.S.
14 Oxford, J.S. The Art of Science
London London Voices 2007 095494836X / 9780954948368 Soft Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
A collection of autobiographical vignettes written by a virologist working on influenza and HIIV, which try to bring science and the scientific world to life. Clean crisp paperback. 192 pages. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Freud and Religious Belief, Philp. H. L.
15 Philp. H. L. Freud and Religious Belief
London Rockliff 1956 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Examines the religious leanings of possibly the world's greatest psychologist. Previousl owner's details neatly to the ffep else a clean, square hardback with some folding crease marks to page corners - 140 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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Descartes, Rée, Jonathan
16 Rée, Jonathan Descartes
London Allen Lane 1974 0713904909 / 9780713904901 Card Covers Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
The story of a pioneer in geometry, algebra, physics, cosmology, biology, logic, psychology and metaphysics. Good, clean paperback - 204 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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A Veteran Naturalist : Being The Life and Work of W. B. Tegetmeier (SIGNED COPY), Richardson, E. W.
17 Richardson, E. W. A Veteran Naturalist : Being The Life and Work of W. B. Tegetmeier (SIGNED COPY)
London Witherby & Co 1916 First Edition Hard Cover Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Signed by Author
Charts the career of the English naturalist who was a founding member of the Savage Club. Odd, occasional spotting but generally a good, clean copy whose fore and bottom edges remain untrimmed. Neat, SIGNED inscription, in ink, by Richardson which reads ''To J.A.Maycock, with best wishes for a long & happy married life, and as a small testimony of great regard, from his Friend, The Author. Dec 22, 1923''. Enclosed, laid in is an unsent postcard with the Savage Club Library stamp and SIGNED by the author, though slightly smudged. 232 pages including index. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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My Life and Thought - An Autobiography, Schweitzer, Albert
18 Schweitzer, Albert My Life and Thought - An Autobiography
London George Allen & Unwin Ltd 1958 Eleventh Impression Hard Cover Very Good Good + 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Second edition with a new chapter. Good clean copy in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear. The four-fold doctor presents a volume in which he devotes many chapters to the exposition of his views and how they grew. Translated by C.T.Campion. 318 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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H. O. - Pioneer and Apostle of Phototypesetting : The memoirs of H.O.Smith. ( SIGNED COPY ), Smith, H. O.
19 Smith, H. O. H. O. - Pioneer and Apostle of Phototypesetting : The memoirs of H.O.Smith. ( SIGNED COPY )
Dorchester, Dorset Dorset Press 1988 0951405403 / 9780951405406 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 4to Signed by Author
With a foreword by J. R. Tanner. Clean, glossy copy which is SIGNED by the author with the inscription to the title page ''To Fred Rothwell from the author, H.O.Smith''. Includes, laid in an envelope with some correspondence 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society : 1991 - Volume 37, The Royal Society
20 The Royal Society Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society : 1991 - Volume 37
London The Royal Society 1991 0854034498 / 9780854034499 Annual Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Well-cared for copy with comprehensive biographies of past Fellows. Some faint sunning to page edges else a clean square hardback in a d/w - 494 pages plus a few microfiche negatives in a pouch attached inside rear cover. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 17.50 GBP
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