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A History of Scientific Endeavour in South Africa : A collection of essays published on the occasion of the Centenary of the Royal Society of South Africa

By: Brown, A C

Price: $85.50

Publisher: Royal Society of South Africa, Cape Town, 1977

Edition: Limited

Inscription: Signed


516 pages (complete). Hand-numbered 10 of a limited de luxe Collector's edition of 100 copies. Signed by the editor, A C Brown on the certification page. Full leather. The scarlet leathered boards are very smart and handsome. They are fresh-faced, unblemished. They are healthy, proud. The page-trims have some flushes of foxing. The frontis and end pages have edges of tanning. The frontispiece onwards the pages are bright, clean, earnest, very assured and able, b... View more info

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Energy

By: Laver, F J M

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1962

Edition: First Edition


80 pages plus 8 plates (complete). A passive copy. The dustjacket has wear, scuffing, marks. It is sure and secure. The boards have light shelving wear to the edges. They are sound. Within, the pages are dutiful, clean, clear, competent, confident. fk View more info

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Hand-Book of Natural Philosophy - Hydrostatics, Pneumatics, and Heat

By: Lardner, Dionysius

Price: $21.85

Publisher: Walton and Maberly, London, 1855

Edition: First Edition


408 pages (complete). A much owned copy of this popular title by the loquaciously named first professor of Natural Philosophy and Astronomy at the new University of London. The boards are much worn, scuffed and marked. They are benign, sure. The contents are mild-mannered, assured. They have aging marks, foxing here and there. They have some mild wear here and there. Otherwise, the contents are placid, clean, clear, benevolent. fk View more info