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Image for Inquiries concerning the Intellectual Powers and the Investigation of Truth

Inquiries concerning the Intellectual Powers and the Investigation of Truth

By: Abercrombie, John

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Edinburgh: Waugh and Innes: 1832

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34155

Condition: Poor


Contemporary half calf over marbled boards, first edition, 1830, spine damaged with loss at head, front board detached, internally clean, binding firm, good reading copy. ; 8vo; 435 pages View more info

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

Condition: Good


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 Outlines Of Comparative Physiology Touching On The Structure And Development Of The Races Of Animals, Living And Extinct.

Outlines Of Comparative Physiology Touching On The Structure And Development Of The Races Of Animals, Living And Extinct.

By: Agassiz And Gould Edited Wright Thomas

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Bohn'S Scientifiic Library: 1855

Seller ID: 33786

Condition: Very Good


Publisher's original blind-stamped red cloth with gilt lettering to spine, 1851 edition, front board rubbed, slight spotting, name stamp to front endpaper, colour frontis, 300 in-text illustrations, binding firm. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 442 pages View more info

Image for Islamic Technology  An Illustrated History

Islamic Technology An Illustrated History

By: al-Hassan, Ahmad Y. & Donald R. Hill

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1987

Seller ID: 34007

ISBN: 0521263336

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's grey boards with lettering to spine, lacks jacket, boards clean, internally clean, no ownership marks, numerous b&w illustrations. ; 7" x 10"; 304 pages View more info

Image for The mind and the eye  A study of the biologist's standpoint

The mind and the eye A study of the biologist's standpoint

By: Arber, Agnes

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Cambridge U.P: 1954

Seller ID: 34029

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Green boards, gold gilt, bumping to base of spine. Very occasional underlining and marginal notes in pencil and pen, binding tight. ; 22 x 14 x 1.2 cm; 146 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

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


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

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A Cognitive Theory of Consciousness

By: Baars, Bernard J.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 35214

ISBN: 0521301335

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Original cloth with gilt lettering to spine, lacks dust jacket, Jonathan Miller's copy with his signature to front endpaper, boards clean, internally clean, a VG copy. ; 9.7 X 6.3 X 1.3 inches; 424 pages View more info

Image for The Autobiography of Charles Darwin 1809-1882. with Original Omissions Restored.

The Autobiography of Charles Darwin 1809-1882. with Original Omissions Restored.

By: Barlow, Nora

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Collins: 1958

Seller ID: 38182

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


D/jkt covered in archival film, marks from tape residue on front cover and inside flaps. Green cloth boards, corners sharp. Internally clean, b&w plates, no ownership marks, binding tight. ; 21.5 x 15 x 2.5 cm; 253 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

Condition: Very Good-


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 Science and Industry in the Ninteenth Century

Science and Industry in the Ninteenth Century

By: Bernal, J

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Routledge and Kegan Paul: 1953

Seller ID: 36799

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Light blue boards, corners and spine bumped, label remnant on front board at top edge. Internally clean, no ownership markings, b&w plates, library label partially removed on front pastedown, crossed out ink date stamp on front endpaper, tight binding. ; 19 x 13.5 x 2 cm; 230 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

Condition: Very Good


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 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

Condition: Very Good


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, volumes 3 to 5 completed by Buisson and Roux after Bichat's death in 1802. ; 5.5" x 8" 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

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


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

ISBN: 0691085781

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


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 Life's Splendid Drama  Evolutionary Biology and the Reconstruction of Life's Ancestry

Life's Splendid Drama Evolutionary Biology and the Reconstruction of Life's Ancestry

By: Bowler, Peter

Price: £10.00

Publisher: University of Chicago Press: 1998

Seller ID: 34196

ISBN: 0226069222

Condition: Very Good


Stiff card wrappers, forecorners curled. Stain on foreedges. Text clean, no ownership markings, binding tight. Formerly the property of Dr Jonathan Miller, whose signature appears on the front endpaper. ; Science & Its Conceptual Foundations S.; 23 x 15 x 3 cm; 530 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

ISBN: 0521374170

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


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

Image for The Sceptical Chymist   Everyman's Library 559

The Sceptical Chymist Everyman's Library 559

By: Boyle, R.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent & Sons / E. P. Dutton (Everyman's Library): 1937

Seller ID: 34370

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's cloth with gilt lettering to spine,1949 edition, lacks dust wrapper, early ink name to front endpaper, internally clean, Everyman's Library No. 559. ; Science; 4.5" x 7"; 230 pages View more info

Image for Mesmer And Swedenborg  Or The Relation Of The Developments Of Mesmerism To The Doctrines And Disclosures Of Swedenborg

Mesmer And Swedenborg Or The Relation Of The Developments Of Mesmerism To The Doctrines And Disclosures Of Swedenborg

By: Bush, George

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Kessinger Publishing Co: 2008

Seller ID: 33651

ISBN: 1437098975

Condition: Very Good


Stiff card wrappers, unmarked. Text clean, binding tight, no ownership markings. ; 1847; 23 x 15.5 x 1.5 cm; 276 pages View more info

Image for Unconscious Memory

Unconscious Memory

By: Butler, Samuel

Price: £8.00

Publisher: A.C. Fifield: 1920

Seller ID: 34777

Condition: Good+ with No dust jacket as issued


Blue boards, age-toned spine, small dent on edge of rear board, 2" from bottom, corners sharp. Age-toned pages, no ownership markings, binding tight, owner's signature appears on front endpaper. ; 19.4 x 13.6 x 2.3 cm; 188 pages View more info

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

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

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


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