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Image for PHYSIOLOGICAL LECTURES, EXHIBITING A GENERAL VIEW OF MR. HUNTER'S PHYSIOLOGY, AND OF HIS RESEARCHES IN COMPARATIVE ANATOMY, DELIVERED BEFORE THE ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS, IN THE YEAR 1817.

PHYSIOLOGICAL LECTURES, EXHIBITING A GENERAL VIEW OF MR. HUNTER'S PHYSIOLOGY, AND OF HIS RESEARCHES IN COMPARATIVE ANATOMY, DELIVERED BEFORE THE ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS, IN THE YEAR 1817.

By: Abernethy, John.

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, & Brown: 1817

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32707


Contemporary paper-covered spine over pale blue boards with paper title label to spine, spine damaged with some loss, corners & boards worn, internally clean, 8-page publisher's list dated January 1819, scarce first edition. ; 6" x 9"; 352 pages View more info

Image for William Bateson Naturalist  His Essays & Addresses

William Bateson Naturalist His Essays & Addresses

By: B, Bateson

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33433


Please note this is a heavy item and may incur extra shipping charges for international orders.; Publisher's original cloth with gilt lettering to spine, minor fading to spine, minor marks to fore-edge & boards, internally clean, no ownership names, frontis portrait, binding firm. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 473 pages View more info

Image for The Adapted Mind  Evolutionary Psychology and the Generation of Culture

The Adapted Mind Evolutionary Psychology and the Generation of Culture

By: Barkow, Jerome H. & etc. & Leda Cosmides & John Tooby

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc: 1992

Seller ID: 32211


Dust jacket has some creasing to front flap, some light shelf wear to edges, otherwise unmarked. Blue boards, gilt lettering bright, unmarked, Dr Jonathan Miller's signature in pen in front, otherwise no ownership markings, binding tight. ; 9.30 X 6.20 X 1.50 inches; 678 pages View more info

Image for Charles Darwin's Notebooks, 1836–1844  Geology, Transmutation of Species, Metaphysical Enquiries

Charles Darwin's Notebooks, 1836–1844 Geology, Transmutation of Species, Metaphysical Enquiries

By: Barrett, Paul H. & Peter J. Gautrey & Sandra Herbert & David Kohn & Sydney Smith

Price: £80.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1987

Seller ID: 32604


Please note that this is a heavy item and may require extra postage for international shipping.; Publisher's red cloth with gilt lettering to front board & spine, no jacket, Jonathan Miller's copy with his signature to front endpaper, spine slightly faded, internally clean, no ownership markings, b&w illustrations. ; 10.87 X 8.62 X 1.65 inches; 747 pages View more info

Image for Problems of Genetics

Problems of Genetics

By: Bateson, William

Price: £75.00

Publisher: New Haven and London, Yale University Press and Oxford University Press: 1913

Seller ID: 32711


Publisher's dark blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine, slight wear to spine ends with short tear at lower joint, boards slightly marked, small ink notation to front endpaper, internally clean, colour frontis and one additional colour plates, b&w illustrations. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 258 pages View more info

Image for An Introduction to the Study of Experimental Medicine. Translated by Henry Copley Greene. with an Introd. by Lawrence J. Henderson

An Introduction to the Study of Experimental Medicine. Translated by Henry Copley Greene. with an Introd. by Lawrence J. Henderson

By: Bernard, Claude

Price: £25.00

Publisher: New York, Abelard-Schuman): 1949

Seller ID: 32702


Publisher's maroon cloth in printed dust wrapper, 1949 edition, Jonathan Miller's copy with his signature to front endpaper, dj darkened & marked, cloth clean, internally clean. ; 6.5" x 9.5"; 226 pages View more info

Image for Kritische Theorie der Formbildung. Modern Theories of Development. An introduction to theoretical biology ... Translated and adapted by J. H. Woodger

Kritische Theorie der Formbildung. Modern Theories of Development. An introduction to theoretical biology ... Translated and adapted by J. H. Woodger

By: Bertalanffy, Ludwig von & Joseph Henry Woodger

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32614


Publisher's dark green cloth with gilt lettering to spine, slight lean to spine, minor marks to boards, early ink name to front endpaper, internally clean, adapted from the German with results of further investigations since the German edition, scarce. ; 5.5" x 8"; 204 pages View more info

Image for Galileo, Courtier  Practice of Science in the Culture of Absolutism

Galileo, Courtier Practice of Science in the Culture of Absolutism

By: Biagioli

Price: £10.00

Publisher: University of Chicago Press: 1994

Seller ID: 32623


Illustrated stiff card wrappers, some slight bumping to corners. B&w diagrams, text unmarked. Formerly the property of Dr Jonathan Miller, whose signature appears on the front endpaper.; Science & Its Conceptual Foundations; 9 X 6.10 X 0.70 inches; 416 pages View more info

Image for Traite d'Anatomie Descriptive. In five volumes

Traite d'Anatomie Descriptive. In five volumes

By: Bichat, Xavier

Price: £350.00

Publisher: Paris, Cabon et Cie and Brosson: 1801

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32698


Please note that this is a heavy item and may require extra postage for international shipping.; In 5 volumes complete, first editions, 1801-1803, xxxii, 464; vi, 624; xxviii, 461; xxiv, 496; viii, 476 pp., later half brown morocco over marbled boards with brown lettering to spines, spines faded to pale brown, new endpapers, spines partially marked, text clean, a few relevant early ink marginal notations, water-staining & paper repair to one volume, all bindings firm, vo... View more info

Image for The Anatomy of Sleep  Or, the Art of Procuring Sound and Refreshing Slumber at Will

The Anatomy of Sleep Or, the Art of Procuring Sound and Refreshing Slumber at Will

By: Binns, Edward & Earl Stanhope

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, John Churchill: 1845

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 33363


Publisher's original blind-stamped blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine, wear to spine ends & spine joint with slight chipping, early ink name to front endpaper, front hinge partially split, eight-page publisher's adverts, second edition with annotations and additions by the Earl Stanhope, internally clean, binding firm, scarce. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 505 pages View more info

Image for Picturing Nature  American Nineteenth-Century Zoological Illustration

Picturing Nature American Nineteenth-Century Zoological Illustration

By: Blum, Ann Shelby

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1993

Seller ID: 32542


Please note that this is a heavy item and will require extra postage.; Illustrated d/jkt, unmarked. Brown cloth boards, unmarked, gilt lettering bright. Text unmarked, b/w and colour plates, binding tight. Formerly the property of Dr Jonathan Miller, whose signature appears on the front endpaper.; 11 X 8.80 X 1.40 inches; 444 pages View more info

Image for The Evolution of Complexity by Means of Natural Selection

The Evolution of Complexity by Means of Natural Selection

By: Bonner, John Tyler

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press: 1988

Seller ID: 33501


Illustrated off-white wrappers; spine uncreased, but slightly faded; front lower corner lightly creased. Formerly the property of Dr Jonathan Miller, whose signature appears on the front endpaper.; 8vo (6" x 9"); 260 pages View more info

Image for Tradition as Truth and Communication  A Cognitive Description of Traditional Discourse

Tradition as Truth and Communication A Cognitive Description of Traditional Discourse

By: Boyer, Pascal

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1990

Seller ID: 32209


Dust jacket unmarked, light shelf wear. Black boards, gilt lettering bright, Dr Jonathan Miller's signature in pencil, otherwise no ownership markings, binding tight. ; Cambridge Studies in Social and Cultural Anthropology; 9.06 X 6.22 X 0.79 inches; 156 pages View more info

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THE LOGIC OF MODERN PHYSICS.

By: Bridgman, P. W.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1949

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 32959


Publisher's blue cloth, 1949 reprint, Jonathan Miller's copy with his signature to front endpaper, spine darkened with lettering very faded, ink owner's name to front pastedown, ink underlining affecting 6-8 leaves, binding firm. ; 9 X 6.10 X 1.30 inches; 228 pages View more info

Image for Evolution as Entropy  Toward a Unified Theory of Biology

Evolution as Entropy Toward a Unified Theory of Biology

By: Brooks, Daniel R. & E. O. Wiley

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1986

Seller ID: 33443


Publisher's cloth in dust jacket, Jonathan Miller's copy with his signature to front endpaper, dj edgeworn & spine faded, internally clean & unmarked. ; Science and its conceptual foundations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 335 pages View more info

Image for Force And Matter; or, Principles Of The Natural Order Of The Universe

Force And Matter; or, Principles Of The Natural Order Of The Universe

By: Buchner

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Asher: 1884

Seller ID: 32833


Original decorated & gilt-lettered brown cloth, bevelled edges, fourth English edition, frontis portrait, minor rubbing to spine ends, first few sections proud, internally clean, binding firm. ; SCARCE 1884 FOURTH ENGLISH EDITION, ENLARGED AND REVISED; 5.5" x 8"; 512 pages View more info

The Rise of the Wave Theory of Light Optical Theory and Experiment in the Early Nineteenth Century

By: Buchwald

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Chicago and London, University of Chicago Press: 1989

Seller ID: 33284


This is a heavy item and will require extra shipping for international orders. ; Publisher's cloth with gilt lettering to spine, lacks dust jacket, cloth clean, internally clean, no ownership marks, illustrations. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 474 pages View more info

Image for Medical Fringe and Medical Orthodoxy, 1750-1850

Medical Fringe and Medical Orthodoxy, 1750-1850

By: Bynum, William F. & Roy Porter

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Routledge: 1987

Seller ID: 33243


D/jkt unmarked. Black boards, gold gilt bright. Text clean, no ownership markings, binding tight. Formerly the property of Dr Jonathan Miller, whose signature appears on the front endpaper. ; The Wellcome Series in The History of Medicine; 9 X 6 X 1 inches; 288 pages View more info

Image for Conceptions of Ether  Studies in the History of Ether Theories 1740 - 1900

Conceptions of Ether Studies in the History of Ether Theories 1740 - 1900

By: Cantor, G N

Price: £80.00

Publisher: 1981

Seller ID: 32626


D/jkt has some small nicks to top front edge and a tear to the bottom of the rear flap, close to spine. Black boards, gold gilt lettering bright. Text unmarked, binding tight. Formerly the property of Dr Jonathan Miller, whose signature appears on the front endpaper. ; 8.98 X 5.98 X 0.91 inches View more info

Mesmerism, Spiritualism, etc. : Historically & Scientifically Considered. Being Two Lectures Delivered at the London Institution

By: Carpenter, William B.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green, and Co.: 1877

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32203


Publisher's original brown cloth, lacks spine, scattered foxing, damp-staining at rear, 32-page publisher's catalogue, binding firm, scarce first edition but lacking the spine. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 158 pages View more info