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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: 1st 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: 1st 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

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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 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: 1st 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

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

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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: 1st 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: 1st 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: 2nd 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

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

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: 1st 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

The Newtonian Revolution

By: Cohen, I. Bernard

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1981

Seller ID: 33626

ISBN: 0521229642

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


D/jkt slightly bent at top and bottom edges, small nick near bottom forecorner of front cover. Black cloth boards, silver gilt, unmarked. Text clean, no ownership markings, b&w diagrams, binding tight. Formerly the property of Dr Jonathan Miller, whose signature appears on the front endpaper. ; 23.5 x 16 x 3 cm; 400 pages View more info

Lectures on General Pathology. A Handbook for Practitioners and Students. Section II. The Pathology of Nutrition .The New Sydenham Society, volume 129

By: Cohnheim, Julius

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, The New Sydenham Society: 1889

Seller ID: 33290

Condition: Very Good


Original blind-stamped & gilt-decorated brown cloth, 529-821 pp., cloth very clean, armorial bookplate to front pastedown, internally clean. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for Biology in the Nineteenth Century Problems of Form, Function and Transformation

Biology in the Nineteenth Century Problems of Form, Function and Transformation

By: Coleman, William

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1978

Seller ID: 37414

ISBN: 052129293X

Condition: Very Good-


Stiff card wrappers, front wrapper bent and top corner creased. Text clean, b&w illustrations, binding tight. Formerly the property of Dr Jonathan Miller, whose signature appears on the front endpaper.; Cambridge Studies In The History Of Science; 8.4 X 5.5 X 0.6 inches; 200 pages View more info

Image for Isis Revelata : An Inquiry into the Origin, Progress, and Present State of Animal Magnetism. Volume I

Isis Revelata : An Inquiry into the Origin, Progress, and Present State of Animal Magnetism. Volume I

By: Colquhoun, J. C.

Price: £250.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Maclachlan & Stewart: 1836

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 32835

Condition: Very Good


Contemporary half calf over marbled boards, volume one only, lii, 395 pp., wear to spine & extremities & lacking leather title labels, boards rubbed, spotting to endpapers & prelims, internally clean, extra engraved title-page, binding firm, scarce. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 395 pages View more info

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The Evolution of Human Consciousness

By: Crook, John Hurrell

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1985

Seller ID: 35033

ISBN: 0198571879

Condition: Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket


Illustrated red card wrappers; spine uncreased. Formerly the property of Dr Jonathan Miller, whose signature appears on the front endpaper.; 8vo (6" x 9"); 445 pages View more info