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The Mechanic's weekly journal; or, Artisan's Miscellany of inventions, experiments, projects, and improvements in the useful arts. Nos I - XXVI, Nov 1923 - May 1824.

London: Westley and Parrish, 1824. [ii], 414pp, illustrated with many diagrams, and including index. Wonderfully various and buzzing with discoveries and inventions. Contents clean, although with a considerable amount of offsetting. 1952 ownership name on ffep. Small nick to bottom edges c.p230-p280, where something had been pressed into edge of text block. Tall quarto, 8.5 x 5.25 ins, in contemporary half calf with marbled boards: boards slightly scuffed, spine ruled gilt and with a red label, joints restored with Japanese tissue. Rare: a very nice firm copy. Very Good+.

Price: 450.00


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Dr Lothar Meyer:
Modern Theories of Chemistry.

London: Longmans, Green and Co, 1888. First English edition (translated from the 5th German edition). xliv, 587, +22 adverts: and with the foldout Curve of Atomic Volumes Etc. Contents very clean, with an 1890 ownership name to the half title, and a little minor foxing to the prelims, and to the edges of the foldout and advertisements. Early owner's notes to back of rear free endpaper. Original black endpapers intact. In the original binding of textured bottle-green cloth, spine titled in gilt: bright and firm, corners good, spine ends professionally refurbished with Japanese tissue. VG+.

Price: 300.00


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B.W.D.Yardley, W.S.MacKenzie and C.Guilford:
Atlas of Metamorphic Rocks and their Textures. [SOLD WITH: Atlas of Igneous Rocks and their Textures [and] Atlas of the Rock-Forming Minerals in Thin Section - in the same series, by Mackenzie et al. = 3 vols.]

London: Longman Scientific and Technical, 1990. First edition. 120pp: richly illustrated quarto paperback, 27.5x22cms: contents clean and unmarked, ownership name inside front cover. Upper corners slightly knocked, and covers have faint crease marks. A firm clean copy. [The other two volumes are in similar VG condition, and are 1991 reprints: the fourth volume in the series, not present here, is Atlas of Sedimentary Rocks Under the Microscope.] VG.
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Price: 110.00


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Faraday, Michael: with a foreword by Sir George Porter:
Chemical Manipulation. [The Royal Institution Library of Science.]

London: Applied Science Publishers, 1974. Reprint (first thus). viii, viii, x, (11-) 656, with a few text illustrations. Faraday's only book. Facsimile of a copy inscribed to the Royal Institution by the author, with his inscription and corrections reproduced, and with a new foreword by Sir George Porter, followed by an erratum slip. Very clean fresh copy, appears unread: in the original light brown buckram, front titled in blind, spine in gilt: firm, bright and clean, extremities blunted. In the protected dust jacket, slightly faded at the spine, with very minor indications of wear. Lovely copy. Very Good+ in VG dust-jacket.
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Price: 95.00


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A.J. Jukes-Brown:
The Cretaceous Rocks of Britain. Vol. I: The Gault and Upper Greensand of England. [Memoirs of the Geological Society of the United Kingdom series].

London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office / H.M.S.O., 1900. First edition. xiv, 499pp, with many tables, illustrations and maps in the text, three photographic plates, and two folding coloured maps. Contents in very clean unmarked condition. First map has a neat repair with archival tape. Endpapers tanned. 25.5x16cms, in the original binding of green cloth decorated in blind and titled in gilt. Firm, and very fresh and bright: lovely copy. Near Fine.
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Price: 80.00


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Trinidad's Oil: An Illustrated Survey of the Oil Industry in Trinidad.

[Port of Spain] : The Petroleum Association of Trinidad, n.d. [1952]. First edition. 73pp, illustrated with photographs, and with a foldout map. Compliments slip pasted inside front cover. Contents clean and fresh. 24x16cms, in thin green card covers titled in black and red. Bright and square, with minimal soiling. Very nice copy. Near Fine.

Price: 60.00


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C.B. Amphlett: (Series editor P.L Robinson):
Inorganic Ion Exchangers. Monograph 2 in the series Topics in Inorganic and General Chemistry: a collection of monographs.

Amsterdam, London, New York: Elsevier, 1964. First edition. x, [ii], 141pp, illustrated with charts and diagrams. Contents clean and fresh. In the original binding of pale cloth, spine titled in black: bright, sharp and clean. In the protected red and grey dust jacket: clean and fresh, but spine red background sunned. Exceptional copy. Fine in VG+ dust-jacket.

Price: 25.00


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