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BENARES and its GHATS

By: Agarwala K. N. Executive Engineer. (The Kashi Tirth Sudhar Trust)

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Benares, The Kashi Tirth Sudhar Trust: 1931

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: M007012

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


A very good hardback book, green cloth with a black printed paper label to the spine and black printed with decoration to the front cover. Roughly 6.5" high by 10" wide (landscape style) . Some very light shelfwear to the corners and head/tail of the spine, but no damage. Very good, generally clean, sound covers. A gentle 'wave' to the whole book but which is hardly noticable. Internally, a former owner's details to the top front corner of the front free endpaper been partially cut off, but a name and "Benares 15 July '45" is still present in ink, otherwise unmarked throughout.... View more info

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Heterosis: Reappraisal of Theory and Practice. Monographs on Theoretical and Applied Genetics 6

By: Frankel R. ( editor )

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Berlin , Heidelberg, New York And Tokyo, Springer-Verlag: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: M010324

ISBN: 0387121250

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


A Good to Very Good hardback book. Lime green boards with dark green lettering. Clean and tight, but the base colour to the spine is sunned/ faded but all titling easily readable. Clean page fore-edges. Internally Very Good but the top corner of front free endpaper is neatly cut off in a triangle, presumeably to remove former ownership details. NO inscriptions or other marks. (viii) + (2) + 290 pages + 2 page advert for the other first 5 Monographs in this series. 10 Articles; 12 Contributors; 32 Figures, b/w illustrations, many tables, diagrams, etc, countless references. Number 6 in the Sprn... View more info

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Receptor-Receptor Interactions: A New Intramembrane Integrative Mechanism. Wenner-Gren International Symposium Series. Volume 48

By: Fuxe Kjell & Luigi F. Agnati (editors).

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1987

Edition: 1st UK Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: M006840

ISBN: 0306427192

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A very good hardback book in the original publisher's glossy lettered laminated boards. Slight rubs to the tips of the corners. The base colour to the spine has faded to a pretty turquoise, but all titling is clear and readable - on small darker oblong just above the 'M' of the publisher at the foot of the spine, where a small label has been removed. Otherwise covers VG, clean & tight. A record of the proceedings of an international symposium held at the Wenner-Gren Centre, Stockholm, October 9th-11th 1986. Volume 48 in the series. The page fore-edges are lightly toned to 'cream' rather than w... View more info

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Nursing Illustrated (Volume 1. September 9 1938 - March 3 1939)

By: Hulton Press - Written by Various Nurses, Medical and Surgical Authorities, Etc.

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, Hulton Press Ltd: 1939

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 119685

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Bound volume containing 25 issues of the Magazine 'Nursing Illustrated', just pre-war from 9th Sept 1938 to March 3rd 1939. MARVELLOUS PERIOD ITEM. RARE. Quarter bound in 2 tone textured blue cloth. Boards clean, extremities rubbed, corners and head/tail of spine bumped and some 'closed' splitting to the spine. HInges holding well - but look to have been re-glued in places. Page fore-edges tanning with age and some very pale foxing (light tan spots) . Internally 25 weekly issues of this magazine. Vignette illustration on title page. Endpapers and the first few pages lightly spotted and brownin... View more info

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Japan's Defence Industry: July 1998. A Jane's Special Report.

By: Jane's Information Group - Various.

Price: £55.00

Publisher: Surrey, UK, Jane's Information Group.: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: M011383

ISBN: 0710618220

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


A Near Fine glossy card-covered book, ISBN 0710618220. Some pale coffee (tea? ) splashes to the page fore-edges and the bottom corner of the last few pages, plus a light crease to the bottom rear corner, o/w Near As New. No inscriptions or other markings apart from those noted. (vi) + 246 pages. Illustrated throughout with Maps, tables, diagrams, etc, and a few b/w photo-illustrations. Foreword; Executive Summary; Introduction and 6 Chapters entitled : - Background and Overview; Geopolitics; Defence Infrastructure; Four Major Defence and Dual-Use Programmes; Competitive Export Potential ; and ... View more info

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Theory of Thermal Neutron Scattering : The Use of Neutrons for the Investigation of Condensed Matter

By: Marshall, W. and S. W. Lovesey

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press - Oxford At the Clarendon Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: M009602

ISBN: 0198512546

Condition: Near Fine in Good dust jacket


Dark blue cloth-covered hardback book, with clear gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's lettered dust-jacket. The d/j is rubbed and slightly torn to the top and bottom of the spine with small chips and nicks at the corners, all of which are now as neatly repaired as possible to the reverse of the d/j with clear archive tape. The base colour to the spine has faded to white, but all titling is clear and legible. The d/j is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks good. The page fore-edges are lightly and irregularly 'toned' with age, but no fo... View more info

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Ecton Copper Mines Under the Dukes of Devonshire 1760-1790. Landmark Collector's Library.

By: Porter Lindsey

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Ashbourne, Derbyshire, Landmark Press.: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: M010268

ISBN: 1843061252

Condition: As New in Near Fine dust jacket


A near fine book in red cloth boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dust-jacket. Both entirely unmarked and unworn. As New. No Inscriptions or marks. 240 pages. 14 Chapters; Index; Chronology. With numerous b/w illustrations throughout - photographs, tables, charts, graphs, etc, etc. GIFT QUALITY. See Images; Landmark Collector's Library. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall View more info

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E. C. Slater. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta. Collected Papers 1957-1985. Two Volume Set. (From Professor Slater's Library)

By: Slater Edward Charles

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Elsevier.: 1985

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: M010827

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


A Two-volume set in full brown modern leather, titled in gilt to both spines and front covers. From Professor Slater's Library. Unworn, Near As NEW. The collected papers of the late Professor E. C. (Bill) Slater, in the form of abstracts from 'Biochemica et Biophysica Acta', with his articles covering the period from 1957 to 1985. These are from the library of Professor Slater himself, and have the odd small number written and stamped to the top front corner of some pages, and at least one annotation/correction in the margin by him. There is also an 'errata' note tipped in to volume one with i... View more info

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Fifty Years of Fire Fighting in London With a (Two Page) Foreword by Edgar Wallace.

By: While Jack

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 119681

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


In blue cloth boards with gilt titling to the spine - the blue is faded very patchily to the front and rear boards and lightened the base colour on the spine - but the gilt titling is clear. A little light shelfwear the the corners and head/tail of the spine, but a very sound copy with ALL hinges tight. The page fore-edges are dusty-toned with age, but no foxing. Internally a former owners' faded ink name and date to the top of the front free endpaper - "Chief Fire Officer F G Gardner (? ) , Borough of Pembroke Fire Brigade 1931". Some pale tan offsetting to the the blank free endpaper... View more info