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The Artful Universe

By: Barrow, John D.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039002

ISBN: 0198539967

Condition: Very Good +


Draws on many varied and colourful examples to enter into a wide-ranging debate about the meaning and significance of the links between art and science. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w - 274 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Einstein's Universe

By: Calder, Nigel

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, BBC: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037507

ISBN: 0563175923

Condition: Very Good


Published to mark the centenary of Einstein's birth, the book explains the salient ideas of relativity in plain language. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. 178 pages including index. Illustrated with photographs and diagrams. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Human Touch : Our Part in the Creation of a Universe

By: Frayn, Michael

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036731

ISBN: 0571232175

Condition: Near Fine


Looks at the paradox of man's relationship to the universe and if we weren't here then would there be anything to give it scale and reason. A clean, unread hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. 505 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Fred Hoyle's Universe

By: Gregory, Jane

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Oxford, England, Oxford University Pres: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065714

ISBN: 0198507917

Condition: Near Fine


Fascinating portrait of the relationship between science and the public during one of the most exciting periods in the development of our understanding of the universe. Bright, square hardback in a d/w - 406 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Universe Around Us

By: Jeans, Sir James

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge at the University Press: 1946

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 038146

Condition: Good


1940's book which sets out to inform the reader what astronomy has to tell us about the universe from a scientific perspective. Square, tight hardback. Spine strip has faded slightly. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Text block clean. B.W. illustrations. 297 pages. View more info

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Time, Knowledge and the Nebulae

By: Johnson, Martin

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1945

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 059889

Condition: Very Good


An introduction to the meanings of time in physics, astronomy, and philosophy, and the relativities of Einstein and of Milne. Includes a foreword by E. A. Milne, F.R.S. Clean, square hardback lacking a dustwrapper. Sunning to spine - 189 pages including a bibliography, subject index, and a name index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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A Hard Act to Follow : A Music Hall Review

By: Leslie, Peter

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Paddington Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 046890

Condition: Very Good


With an introduction by Pearl Bailey. Brilliantly re-creates the vanished universe of talent that reached its glittering zenith soon after World War I and died with the Wall Street crash. Clean square hardback in a price-clipped d/w - 256 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Gravity, Black Holes and the Universe

By: Nicolson, Iain

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, David & Charles: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048463

ISBN: 071537849X

Condition: Very Good


Traces the development of Man's changing view of the mysterious force of gravity, looking back at Aristotle's elements and mechanics, highlighting the ideas which led to Newton's theory of Universal gravitation, and to the eventual emergence of Einstein's General Theory of Relativity which remains the best theory of gravitation we have. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which shows signs of light shelfwear. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. 264 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Alpha and the Omega : The Ultimate Triumph of Cosmology

By: Seife, Charles

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Doubleday: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035944

ISBN: 0385604408

Condition: Very Good


Looks at the science of cosmology and its final quest to find how the universe was born and how it will end. Square, tight hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. Slight tanning to page edges. 294 pages including index. Includes an article from the TLS reviewing the book. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Exact Center of the Universe (THEATRE PROGRAMME)

By: Tillinger, John ( Dirested By )

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Century Center for the Performing Arts: 1999

Seller ID: 059522

Condition: Very Good


74 page, glossy, stapled theatre programme for the performance starring Frances Sternhagen, Reed Birney, Marge Redmond, Sloane Shelton and Tracy Thorne. with features and numerous advertisements of the day. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Catherine Walker : Designing for Princesses

By: Walker, Catherine

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Universe: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052394

ISBN: 0789301431

Condition: Very Good


Autobiography of the French born fashion designer who became famous as the private couturier of Diana, Princess of Wales. A very good clean, large format soft cover. 152 pages. Illustrated profusely with colour photographs. View more info

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The Circle of Life

By: Walker, Kenneth

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013362

Condition: Very Good


Examines what part the problems of disease, pain, suffering, old age and death serve in the general scheme of the universe. Clean, bright copy with fading to boards in an un-clipped d/w which shows some signs of wear & tear. Previous owner's details in pencil to ffep. War economy standard. 158 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info