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Then, Now and Tomorrow : The Autobiography of a Communications Engineer (SIGNED COPY)

By: Bray, John

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Lewes, East Sussex, The Book Guild Ltd: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 062188


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. View more info

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Iuean Maddock 29 March 1917-29 December 1988

By: Duckworth, W.E.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Biographical Memoirs of the Royal Society: 1991

Seller ID: 054123


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. View more info

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Robert Fludd - Hermetic Philosopher and Surveyor of Two Worlds

By: Godwin

Price: £20.50

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1979

Seller ID: 039918


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. View more info

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Edward Teller : The Real Dr. Strangelove

By: Goodchild, Peter

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, USA., Harvard University Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 061310


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. View more info

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A Doctor's Story : An Autobiography

By: Henrikson, Viktor

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1959

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 052957


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. View more info

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Humphry Davy

By: King, Ronald

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, The Royal Institution: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 059179


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. View more info

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Marie Curie

By: McKown, Robin

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Adam & Charles Black: 1961

Seller ID: 051991


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. View more info

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Pray Silence for 'Jock' Whittington from Building Sewers to Suing Builders

By: McWilliams, Sir Francis

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Brighton, East Sussex, Malu Publications: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 053281


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. View more info

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The Traitors : The Double Life of Fuchs, Pontecorvo and Nunn May

By: Moorehead, Alan

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064148


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 - No dustjacket. 222 pages including sources. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Surgical Roots and Branches

By: Murley, Reginald

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, The Memoir Club: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 042021


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 phot... View more info

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A Beautiful Mind

By: Nasar, Sylvia

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 2002

Seller ID: 052192


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. View more info

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Alfred Adler, the Man and His Work : Triumph over the Inferiority Complex

By: Orgler, Hertha

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson: 1963

Edition: Third Edition Revised and Enlarged

Seller ID: 059735


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. View more info

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The Art of Science

By: Oxford, J.S.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, London Voices: 2007

Seller ID: 052582


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. View more info

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Freud and Religious Belief

By: Philp. H. L.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Rockliff: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 059925


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. View more info

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Descartes

By: Rée, Jonathan

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 1974

Seller ID: 007970


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. View more info