Science and Medicine

  1. Bramwell, Anna: Blood and Soil: Walthger Darre and Hitler’s “Green Party” Bourne End: The Kensal Press, 1985 1st. edn. viii, 288 pp. 12 b/w photos. D/w very slightly creased on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 1954) £75.00

 

  1. Burch, Druin.: Digging up the Dead: the life and times of Astley Cooper, an extraordinary surgeon. London: Chatto & Windus, 2007. 1st. edn. xii, 276pp. B/w illus. D/w slightly creased on top edge otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 4745) £10.00

 

  1. Chadwick, Edwin.: Report on the Sanitary Condition of the Labouring Population of Great Britain 1842. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press,1965. 1st. edn. thus. 433 pp. Edited and with an introduction by M.W.Flinn. D/w a trifle rubbed on extremities and with one small tear otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 728) £20.00

 

  1. Chesney, D.N. & M.O.:: Radiographic Photography. Oxford, Blackwell Scientific Publications, 1976. 3rd. edn. repr. xvii,487 pp. 55 b/w photos., numerous text figures. D/w a trifle rubbed on extremities and with one small tear. (Stock ref 16) £8.50

 

  1. Dickinson, H.W.: A Short History of the Steam Engine. Cambridge: Babcock & Wilcox at the University Press, 1938. 1st. edn. xvi, s55 pp. 10 b/w plates, 78 text figures and three tables. Some light foxing to prelims. and fore-edges. Red cloth rather marked and somewhat faded on the spine but, internally, a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 753) £25.00

 

  1. Duncan, David Ewing:: The Calendar: the 5000 year struggle to align the clock and the heavens – and what happened to the missing ten days. London: Fourth Estate, 1998. 1st. edn. xxi, 360 pp. b/w illus and text figures. Price-clipped d/w otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 388) £6.00

 

  1. Eyre, J. Vargas: Henry Edward Armstrong 1848-1937: the doyen of British chemists and pioneer of technical education London: Butterworth Scientific Publications, 1958 1st. edn. xix, 325pp. 18 b/w illus. D/w a trifle rubbed on edges with one small. closed tear in spine head otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3018) £20.00

 

  1. Froissard, Philippe:: The Lottery of Life. London, Bantam Press, 1991. 1st. edn. xvii, 252 pp. D/w, fine. (Stock ref 14) £7.50

 

  1. Giberne, Agnes.: The Ocean of Air: meteorology for beginners. London: Seeley and Co., 1890. 1st. edn. xiii, 340pp. plus 16pp publ;isher’s list. 16 b/w illus. Small gift inscription to verso of ffep. Dark blue cloth gilt slightly rubbed on edges and corners otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4800) £10.00

 

  1. Hippocrates.: The Medical Works of Hippocrates. Oxford: Blackwell Scientific Publications, 1950. 1st. edn. thus.viii, 301 pp. A new translation by John Chadwick and W.N.Mann. D/w chipped and worn on extremities otherwise a clean and sound copy. (Stock ref 638) £15.00

 

  1. Kanner, Leo: Folklore of the Teeth New York: Macmillan, 1928 1st. edn. xiii, 316 pp. 17 b/w illus. Inscribed by the author. Red cloth gilt somewhat spotted and faded. Clean and sound, internally. (Stock ref 1940) £50.00

 

  1. Koestler, Arthur.: The Sleepwalkers: a history of Man’s changing vision of the universe. London: Hutchinson & Co., 1959. 1st. edn. 624pp. text figures, maps. D/w slightly rubbed on edges, particulerly at spine head where there are a couple of tiny tears otherwise a very clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5074) £25.00

 

  1. Laycock, Thomas.: A Treatise on the Nervous Diseases of Women: comprising an inquiry into the nature, causes and treatment of spinal and hysterical disorders. London: Longman, Orme, Brown, Greene and Longmans, 1840. 1st. edn. xxxii, 356 pp. Paper covered boards with blind stamped decoration, rebacked with original spine laid on, gilt lettering. Binding rather rubbed and worn but, internallly a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 1841) £100.00

 

  1. Mackay, Alan L.: The Harvest of a Quiet Eye: a selection of scientific quotations Bristol: The Institute of Physics, 1977 1st. edn. xii, 192 pp. Line drawings. Edited by Maurice Ebison and with a foreword by Sir Peter Medawar. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 619) £9.00

 

  1. Macnish, Robert.: The Anatomy of Drunkenness. Glasgow: W. R. McPhun, 1836. 6th edn. 270pp plus 8pp publisher’s list. Textblock untrimmed. Neat ownership signature and date to title page.Green cloth boards with gilt spine lettering rather dull and bumped on corners otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4612) £30.00

 

  1. Montgomery, Scott L.: The Moon and Western Imagination. Tucson: The University of Arizona Press, 1999. 3rd. impression. xiv, 265pp. Many b/w illus and text figures. Pictorial card covers very slightly rubbed on corners otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 5140) £15.00

 

  1. Moore, Patrick: The Observer’s Book of Astronomy London: Frederick Warne & Co., 1974 5th. revised edn. 222pp. Numerous b/w photos., text figures. Inscribed by the author on title page. Price-clipped d/w slightly sunned and a trifle creased on edges. A very good copy. (Stock ref 2994) £20.00

 

  1. Orta, Garcia da.: Colloquies on the Simples and Drugs of India. London: Henry Sotheran, 1913. No. 136 of an edn. limited to 150 copies. xxi, 509 pp. The new edition (Lisbon, 1895) edited and annotated by the Conde de Ficalho translated with an introduction and index by Sir Clements Markham. Previous owner’s bookplate to front pastedown. Some light foxing to prelims. Teg. Blue cloth gilt slightly marked otherwise a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 1835) £350.00

 

  1. Rogers, Leonard.: Fevers in the Tropics: their clinical and microscopical differentiation including the Milroy Lectures on Kala-Azar. London: Henry Frowde, Oxford University Press & Hodder & Stoughton, 1908. 1st. edn. xviii, 343pp plus 24pp publisher’s list. Cold. frontis.,10 b/w plates, text figures and many temperature charts. An Oxford Medical Publication. Small ink ownership signature to ffep. Front inner hinge cracked. Dark red cloth rather grubby and rubbed.Gilt spine lettering very dull. Internally, a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 3810) £70.00

 

  1. Scruton, Roger.: Green Philosophy: how to think seriously about the planet. London: Atlantic Books, 2012. 1st. edn. (6)457pp. D/w very slightly dust marked and rubbed on corners otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 5152) £10.00

 

  1. Sheldrake, Rupert: The Rebirth of Nature: the greening of science and god London: Century, 1990. 1st. edn. xv, 215 pp. B/w illus. and text figures. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 683) £6.50

 

  1. Shephard, Ben.: Headhunters: the search for a science of the mind. London: The Bodley Head, 2014. 1st. edn. (10)323pp. B/w photos., maps. D//w a fine copy. (Stock ref 5213) £10.00

 

  1. Shrewsbury, J. F. D.: A History of Bubonic Plague in the British Isles. London: Cambridge University Press, 1970. 1st. edn. xi, 661pp. Five b/w illus., maps. Lacks d/w. Grey cloth boards with gilt spine lettering faded on spine and very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4205) £15.00

 

  1. Wake, Roy.: The Nightingale Training School, 1860-1996. London: Haggerston Press, 1998. 1st. edn. 265 pp. Numerous b/w illus. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 2769) £12.00

 

  1. Watkins, John: Science and Scepticism London: Hutchinson, 1984 1st. edn. xvii, 387 pp. D/w just showing a little shelf wear otherwise a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 2427) £20.00

 

  1. Wilson, Dudley.: Signs and Portents. London: Routledge, 1993. 1st. edn. ix, 215pp. 31 b/w illus. Some ballpoint scribbling to half-title. D/w very slightly dust marked on back panel, a very good copy. (Stock ref 3083) £50.00

 

  1. Wilson, Duncan.: The Making of British Bioethics. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2014. 1st. edn. xii, 303pp. Pictorial paper boards a trifle rubbed on corners otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 5151) £10.00

 

  1. Yapp, W.B. & Bourne, G.H. (editors):: The Biology of Ageing. London: The Institute of Biology, 1957. 1st. edn. xiv, 128 pp. Text figures. Symposia of the Institute of Biology, no. 6. D/w chipped and worn on extremities otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 393) £8.00