Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1st 1971
large 8vo, no d/w, v sl wr to edges of bds o/w VG++ 1050 gms
(Order reference 10038).
8vo, wear + slight creasing to edges of d/w, 1 small tear + 1 large tear to rear of d/w o/w VG++/VG 645 gms
(Order reference 10047)
Lawrence & Wishart 1st 1988
8vo paperback 331pp, very minor bumps + wear to edges of covers o/w VG++ 460 gms
(Order reference 10071)
Washington Government Printing Office 1915
8vo, thick card cvrs with cloth spine, ex Library for American Studies, Italy. Bmps + wr to bds, hinges sl strained o/w VG+ 530 gms
(Order reference 10092)
Chapman & Hall 2nd edn 1947
8vo, no d/w, v min sunning to clth cvred bds o/w VG++ 295 gms
(Order reference 10296).
Cambridge University Press 1912
16mo, ex Quarry Bank school library, min bmps + fading to bds, esp to sp o/w VG+ 190 gms
(Order reference 10308).
Vermilion 1st 2002
4to pb 144pp, v v min bmps + wr to edges of cvrs o/w VG++ 465 gms
(Order reference 10343)
Pergamon Press rep 1978
4to, glazed pictorial boards, sunning to bds, name to fep o/w VG++ 455 gms
(Order reference 10357).
Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1st 2004
8vo F/F 540 gms
(Order reference 10378).
large 4to F/VG++ 1015 gms
(Order reference 10511)
Lindow Man, also known as Lindow II and (in jest) as Pete Marsh, is the preserved bog body of a man discovered in a peat bog at Lindow Moss near Wilmslow in Cheshire, North West England. The human remains were found on 1 August 1984 by commercial peat-cutters. Lindow Man is not the only bog body to have been found in the moss; Lindow Woman was discovered the year before, and other body parts have also been recovered. The find, described as "one of the most significant archaeological discoveries of the 1980s", caused a media sensation. It helped invigorate study of British bog bodies, which had previously been neglected in comparison to those found in the rest of Europe.
Harper Collins 1st 1996
4to pb 24pp F 120 gms
(Order reference 10534).
Medical Press of New York 1st thus 1964
8vo, printed orange cloth cvred bds with tiny stain, wr, chps + trs to d/w o/w VG+/G 480 gms
(Order reference 10661).
White Lion 1st UK 1976
8vo, v v sl wr + v sl sunning to d/w o/w VG++/VG+ 160 gms
(Order reference 10764).
Routledge 1st 2000
4to pb 238pp, min crsing + v v sl wr to cvrs o/w VG++ 445 gms
(Order reference 10838).
Macmillan & Co. 1958
8vo, no d/w, sl bmps + wr to bds, esp to tail of spine o/w VG+ 945 gms
(Order reference 10896).
Little, Brown & Co. 1st 1996
8vo 653 pages M/VG++ 1245 gms
(Order reference 10963)
Headley Brothers rep 1976
small 4to softback. Reprinted from 'Field Studies' Vol 2 No. 1 (1964) with same pagination. Large foldout map. VG++ 75 gms
(Order reference 11206A).
Robert Hale 1st 1990
8vo, min crsing to edges of d/w o/w VG++/VG++ 645 gms
(Order reference 11415).
Offices of "Invention" 1894
8vo, blue bds, dulled gold titling to spine, min bmps to bds o/w VG+ 305 gms
(Order reference 11460).
Chapman & Hall 1st 1991
8vo, glazed boards VG++ 550 gms
(Order reference 11468).
This book presents new research findings on the fast developing applications of fracture mechanics to concrete structures. Papers from leading international experts describe existing and new modelling techniques in the analysis of concrete materials and structures. The book explains the practical application of fracture mechanics to structural modelling, bending, shear, bond and anchorage.
The proceedings of this RILEM Workshop will be an important reference for those engaged in design, development and research on concrete structures. It is dedicated to Professor Arne Hillerborg, one of the pioneers in the introduction of Fracture mechanics to concrete. A review of Professor Hillerborg's contribution to the subjectis included. The book forms the Proceedings of the RILEM Workshop held in Abisko, Sweden, in 1989.
Daily Express 1947
8vo, red clth cvred bds with black titling to fr bd + spine, min bmps to bds, sl wr + abrasion to d/w o/w VG++/VG+ 285 gms
(Order reference 11499).
Pitman 1st 1993
large 8vo pb 210pp VG++ 405 gms
(Order reference 12064)
David & Charles 1st 1969
8vo, sl wr to d/w edges, d/w spine sl sunned o/w VG++/VG++ 440 gms
(Order reference 12091).
Alphabooks 1st 1986
4to, small cancelled name to fep, v v min crsing to d/w edges o/w VG++/VG++ 930 gms
(Order reference 12247)
Yale University Press 1st 1979
4to, brown cloth covered boards with gold titling to spine, very minor bumps, wearr + slight spotting to boards, slight creasing + wear to d/w o/w VG++/VG+ 1135 gms
(Order reference 12332)
Marks & Spencer 2002
4to pb 96pp VG++ 455 gms
(Order reference 12526).
Rupert Hart-Davis 1st 1972
8vo, spotting to inside d/w, slight tanning/spotting to foldover, sl tanning to top edge of pages o/w VG++/VG++ 580 gms
(Order reference 12592).
Manchester University Press 1989
8vo paperback 182pp, slight wear to edges of very slightly curled covers, minor spotting to prelims o/w VG+ 225 gms
(Order reference 12844)
Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans & Roberts 5th edn 1860
8vo, green bds with faux 1/2 binding, wr to edges, small name to fep o/w VG+ 370gms
(Order reference 12965).
Longmans, Green & Co. 1st 1950
8vo, previous owner's name + address to fr pd, wr + short trs to d/w o/w VG++/VG+ 640 gms
(Order reference 12980).
Little, Brown & Co. 1995
8vo, v v min bmps to bds, v v sl spotting to inside d/w o/w VG++/VG++ 525 gms
(Order reference 12988).
Basic Books 1st 2007
8vo F+/F 575 gms
(Order reference 13164).
large 4to, green cloth cvred bds with gold titling to spine and blind stamped titling to fr bd, sl wr, chps + small tr to d/w o/w VG++/VG+ 1155 gms
(Order reference 13179).
Tempus Publishing 1st 1999
4to, v min bmps to bds o/w VG++/VG++ 560 gms
(Order reference 13196).
Costello 2nd edn 1984
8vo pb 204pp, min wr to edges of cvrs, sl sunning to spine o/w VG+ 285 gms
(Order reference 13439)
Methuen & Co rep 1974
8vo, gold titling to spine, sl wrinkling + darkening to d/w edges + sl sunning to d/w spine o/w VG+/VG+ 435 gms
(Order reference 13453)
Benn Brothers 1922
4to, green bds with gold titling to fr bd + spine, ex lib, min wr to cnrs, sl damage to head of spine, spine sunnned o/w VG+ 1865 gms
(Order reference 13646).
British Museum Press 1st 1994
4to pb 64pp, tiny pen mark to foredge o/w VG++ 180 gms
(Order reference 13712)
Oxford University Press 1st 2000
8vo M/F 510 gms
(Order reference 13720).
Jonathan Cape 1st 2000
8vo M/F 855 gms
(Order reference 13721).
Prentice Hall 2nd edn 1997
8vo pb 269pp F 370 gms
(Order reference 13760)
8vo F/F 525 gms
(Order reference 13853)
Michael Joseph 1st 1986
4to F+/F 830 gms
(Order reference 13925)
BBC 1st 1980
4to VG++/VG++ 590 gms
(Order reference 13948).
Cambridge University Press 1st 2001
8vo, black cloth cvred bds with gold titling to spine F+/F 590 gms
(Order reference 13952).
Bloomsbury 1st UK 1997
min crsing to d/w edges o/w F/VG++ 802 gms
(Order reference 1416).
Octopus 1st 1979
4to pb 224pp, min bmps to edges, v sl spotting to foredge o/w VG++ 635 gms
(Order reference 14239)
Gay Men's Press 1st 1982
8vo pb 149pp, v v min wr to edges of cvrs o/w VG++ 215 gms
(Order reference 14245).
Routledge 1st 1998
8vo pb 293pp F 445 gms
(Order reference 14255).
4to, v v min dulling to bd edges, v v min dulling to inside edges of d/w, book slightly cocked L-R o/w VG+/VG+ 730 gms
(Order reference 14357).
Kogan Page 1st 1996
8vo pb 156pp, v v min bmps + wr to edges of cvrs o/w VG++ 240 gms
(Order reference 14429).
American Foundrymen's Society Inc. 1992
8vo, glazed pictorial boards, very very minor wear to corners, "Lovink-Terborg B.V." printed on front free endpaper o/w VG++ 410 gms
(Order reference 14739).
Shire Publications 1st 1985
8vo, stapled sftback, 32pp, min wr + v slight crsing to cvrs + small area of abrasion from removal of sticker, o/w VG 75 gms
(Order reference 14891)
J Smith nd c 1900
32mo 352pp, red cloth with black decoration to front + rear board, black and gold decoration to spine. Dulling to bds + spine with small split to spine, splitting to fr hinge o/w VG 180 gms
(Order reference 14927)
I B Tauris rep 2006
8vo pb 215pp F+ 360 gms
(Order reference 14989).
Whether controversial or taken for granted, pictures of children abound in magazines, newspapers and advertisements, on greetings cards, brochures, catalogues, charity appeals. and the Internet. Using visuals from many and diverse sources, Picturing Childhood demonstrates how such familiar images reveal a constantly shifting view of childhood. Reassessing the debates and mythologies that have circulated from the 1970s - children's rights in the 1970s, child sexual abuse in the 1980s, disruptive children in the 1990s, and precocity, consumerism and violence against children in the 2000s - she argues that the traditional image of childhood innocence survives now only as a form of kitsch.
Routledge 1st 1992
8vo pb 240pp, v v min bmps to cvrs o/w VG++ 525 gms
(Order reference 15001).
The Politics Of Pictures' searches for the public in the realm of the media, where citizens are now literally represented on screen and on page. It investigates popular media reality, showing how pictures and texts are powerful political forces in their own right. Hartley argues that contemporary television, popular newspapers, magazines and photographs are our public domain, which is the place where 'the public is createde and has its being'. He argues, moreover, that we need to look at these mediations to discover the state of this domain and that this entails a new kind of political analysis.
large 4to, glazed pictorial boards in a similar d/w, v v min chips + v v slight creasing to d/w edges o/w VG++/VG++ 1295 gms
(Order reference 15013)
Batsford 1st 1983: 4to, green boards with gold titling to spine, v v min creasing + sunning to d/w o/w VG++/VG+ 720 gms
(Order reference 15033)
Hutchinson 1st 1969
8vo, green cloth-covered boards with gold titling to spine, v slight wrinkling + v light wear to v slightly dulled d/w o/w VG++/VG++ 440 gms
(Order reference 15036)
Norman Hickin has visited Africa both as scientist and tourist, and on each occasion he observed, sketched and recorded his impressions of this vast continent.
Thames & Hudson reprint 1977
4to paperback 128pp. Dulling, bumps & wear to covers o/w VG 375 gms
(Order reference 15258)
Strange happenings from showers of frogs and fishes and materialisation of objects to werewolves and mysterious lights. This collection of phenomena includes chapters on showers of frogs and fishes, images that weep and bleed, human glow-worms, spontaneous human combustion, invisible assailants, stigmata, shared visions, lightning pictures, phantom ships, levitation and spontaneous flight, werewolves, little people, and the Surrey Puma.
Davis-Poynter 1st 1980
8vo, brown boards with gold titling to spine. Small name + address sticker to front pastedown o/w F/VG++ 380 gms
(Order reference 15421)
Blandford Press 2nd edition 1969
8vo, illustrated boards in a similar d/w. Ex college library with usual stamps o/w VG+/VG+. Text in English, Danish & Swedish 605 gms
(Order reference 15424)
Library Press 1917
8vo, half-bound in grey cloth with leather spine. Gold titling to spine + gold device to front board. Slight wear + bumps to grubby boards o/w VG+ 1875 gms
(Order reference 15559)
Routledge 1st 1995
small 4to paperback 253 pages F+ 375 gms
(Order reference 15561)
Promotion of health has become a central feature of health policy at local, national and international levels, forming part of global health initiatives such as those endorsed by the World Health Organisation. The issues examined in The Sociology of Health Promotion include sociology of risk, the body, consumption, processes of surveillance and normalisation and considerations relating to race and gender in the implementation of health programmes. It will be invaluable reading for students, health promoters, public health doctors and academics.
Faber & Faber revised 8th edition 1949
8vo, plum cloth-covered boards with gold titling to spine. Wear, chips + short tears to slightly grubby d/w. Bumps to corners of boards o/w VG+/VG 490 gms
(Order reference 15746)
Thomas Nelson reprint 1921
8vo, decorative boards, gift inscription to frontispiece verso, spotting/staining to endpapers, very minor wear to corners of boards + head & tail of spine o/w VG+ 730 gms
(Order reference 15748)
W & G Foyle 1st 1966
small 8vo, glazed decorated boards. Wear + slight abrasion to edges + surface of boards o/w VG+ 130 gms
(Order reference 15749)
Faber & Faber 1st 1996
8vo paperback 410 pages. Very, very minor wear to edges of covers + very minor creasing to spine o/w VG++ 380 gms
(Order reference 15755)
Heywood & Co. 1957
small 8vo, blue boards with gold titling to spine, tanning, dulling + chips to d/w o/w VG/VG 225 gms
(Order reference 15805)
Seeley & Co. 1894
8vo, blue boards with gold titling to spine + front board with blind stamped decoration. Very, very minor wear to corners of boards, endpapers tanned, neat previous owner's name to front free endpaper o/w VG++ 435 gms
Weidenfeld & Nicolson rep April 1994
F/F 702 gms
(Order reference 1582).
Odhams Press no date c. 1946
8vo, blue cloth-covered boards with gold titling + blind stamped decoration to spine + blind stamped decoration to front board, splitting to front hinge. Bumps + wear to boards o/w G++ 530 gms
(Order reference 15821)
Wireless Press no date (1940s?)
8vo, soft blue covers, oval illegible stamp to front cover, stamp to title page o/w VG+ 195 gms
(Order reference 15823)
Wireless World 3rd edition reprint 1942
8vo, cloth covers in a paper wrapper. Wear, chips + dulling to paper cover. Bookplate (?) attached to front free endpaper o/w VG/VG 450 gms
(Order reference 15825)
Scott, Greenwood & Son 1st 1922
8vo, no d/w, dark blue cloth-covered boards with gold titling to spine. Slight sunning to spine, name, Address & date to front pastedown. VG++. With 347 illustrations, one large folding table and 23 tables. 955 gms
(Order reference 15883)
Inner Traditions International 1st US edition 1994
large 8vo paperback 216 pages. Minor bumps + wear to edges of covers o/w VG++ 450 gms
(Order reference 15903)
This revealing text describes the exciting discovery and deciphering of the 5,000-year-old stone chambers and standing stones of pre-Celtic Ireland. At midwinter sunrise, Martin Brennan and his research partner observed a beam of light shining into the central chamber at Newgrange, illuminating a series of glyphs on the back wall. They went on to observe significant solar and lunar events at other chambers and stone complexes in the Boyne Valley and Loughcrew Mountains. Through a combination of careful observation, analysis of the astronomical alignment of the sites, and personal insight into the meanings of megalithic symbols and carvings, Brennan demonstrates conclusively that the passage mounds and chambers are actually sophisticated calendar devices, and that the abstract wheels, spirals, zigzags, and wavy lines are symbols of solar and lunar timekeeping.
Robert Hale 1st 1981
2 indents to top of rear bd o/w VG++/VG++ 516 gms
(Order reference 1842).
Faber & Faber 1st 1942
v vmin rbs to d/w o/w VG++/VG+ 138 gms
(Order reference 1867).
James Blackwell nd
dec fr bd + sp with gold titling, wr to cnrs + hd + tail of sp, name to fep o/w VG 500 gms
(Order reference 2253).
Paul Elek 1st 1979
8vo, min bmp to bds o/w VG++/VG++ 860 gms
(Order reference 2745).
W Foulsham 1st 1976
8vo, inscription to front pastedown, spine slightly sunned o/w VG++/VG++ 430 gms
(Order reference 3278)
Contents: Foreword. Preface. Herbal Medication: Why Does It Work? What Is Man? The Dangers of Self-Diagnosis. Medical Terms. Ailments and Some of Their Symptoms. Diets - Fallacies and Fads. Some Recommended Diets. How Herbs are Prepared for Use. Equivalent Weights and Measures. What a Well-Stocked Medical Cabinet Should Contain. Suggested Herbal Medications. Encyclopedia of Medicinal Herbs. Illustrations.
8vo, v feint tape stns to eps o/w VG++/VG++ 760 gms
(Order reference 3444).
Published by the author's colleagues at the University of Swansea 1981
4to, plate to front pastedown - 'Presented to the Library by the Geography Department University College of Swansea' Vol 447 of a limited edition of 500 copies VG++/VG++ 845 gms
(Order reference 4021)
Arlington Books 1st 1972
8vo, min crsing to d/w + v v sl dulled, inscr to dedication page o/w VG++/VG++ 910 gms
Order reference 4122).
Edward Arnold 2nd edn 1968
8vo, book + d/w cvred in clear film, v min tape stns to eps o/w VG++/VG++ 785 gms
(Order reference 4334).
Bailliere, Tindall & Cox English edn 1934
4to, gold titling to fr bd + sp, sp v sl shaken, name to 1/2 title o/w VG+ 1875 gms
(Order reference 4347).
4to, glazed pict bds with cloth sp, v v min wr to bds, wr + chps to d/w + sm trs + v sm amt of loss to hd + tail of sp o/w VG++/VG 395 gms
(Order reference 4372).
Scientific Book Club 1965
8vo, d/w covered in polythene sellotaped to pds, inscr to fep, top r h cnr of fep clipped o/w VG+/VG 435 gms
(Order reference 4464).
Macmillan 5th edn 1894
8vo, rebound, front and rear hnges reinforced with paper tape o/w VG+ 630 gms
(Order reference 4500).
Merck, Sharp & Dohme 1st 1974
4to F/VG++ 860 gms
(Order reference 4887).
Dorling Kndersley 1st 1993
large 4to, glazed pict bds in similar d/w, inscr to fep verso o/w F/VG++ 565 gms
(Order reference 4905).
Oliver & Boyd rep with additional plates and references 1966
8vo, ex lib, bmps to bds + min wr + crsing to d/w o/w VG+/VG+ 655 gms
(Order reference 5105).
H K Lewis 1947
large 8vo sewn booklet in card covers, ex lib, v min mrks to cvrs o/w VG+ 145 gms
(Order reference 5176).
Cassell rep 1991
8vo pb 140pp, v min wr to cvrs o/w VG+ 170 gms
(Order reference 5347).
8vo pb 208pp, v min wr to edges of cvrs, one ex lib stamp o/w VG+ 290 gms
(Order reference 5354).
Tavistock Publications 1st 1986
8vo pb 241pp, v min crsing + wr to cvrs o/w VG+ 270 gms
(Order reference 5355).
Harper Row 1st 1979
sm 4to pb 128pp, v v min wr to edges of cvrs o/w VG++ 310 gms
(Order reference 5370).
Wildwood House 1st thus 1974
8vo pb 141pp, v min bmps o/w VG++ 205 gms
(Order reference 5391).
Michael O'Mara/Pastimes 1998
8vo pb 218pp VG++ 280 gms
(Order reference 5393).
Penguin 1st thus 1966
pb 251pp, min wr to cvrs o/w VG+ 200 gms
(Order reference 5402)
Bailliere, Tindall & Cox 6th edn large
8vo, green cloth cvred bds, no d/w, v v min bmps, inscr to fep verso o/w VG++ 865 gms
(Order reference 5650).
John Wiley & Sons 1st 1985
8vo, glazed pictorial boards VG++ 720 gms
(Order reference 5660).
Methods of producing the cultivated mushroom, Agaricus bisporus, have advanced dramatically overthe past decade, and for the most part improvements in technology have been generated by fundamental advances in our understanding of the basic biology of the crop. This book, in one well-structured and comprehensive volume draws together this important research work, and represents the cumulative knowledge and experience of one of the world's leading mushroom research teams.
The multi-authored approach has encouraged the comprehensive treatment of a topic within a chapter, but strong editing has equally emphasized the many overlaps and links between topics. Aspects discussed include the history, general biology, cultural systems, nutrition, biochemistry, genetics, growth, fruiting, food value and chemical composition of the mushroom. Sections of special value to growers will include compost preparation, spawn production, crop productivity, post-harvest storage and the chapters on pests and bacterial, fungal and viral pathogens. The whole book is very extensively referenced.
Readership: Growers, advisers, technologists and scientists in the mushroom industry, microbiologists, mycologists, botanists, horticulturalists, plant pathologists, agronomists, virologists, entomologists and biochemists.
American School of Classical Studies at Athens 1963
8vo, softback, unpaginated 128 b/w examples of lamps 70 gms
(Order reference 6036)
Churchill Machine Tool Co. nd (1940?)
8vo, no d/w, gold titling to fr bd + sp VG++ 215 gms
(Order reference 6049).
Shire Publications 1st 1976
Shire Album No. 15, 8vo stapled booklet 32pp VG++ 65 gms
(Order reference 6181)
Shire Publications 4th edn 1986
Shire Album No. 15, 8vo stapled booklet 32pp, crsing to cvrs o/w VG 70 gms
(Order reference 6182)
M E Sharpe 1st 1996
4to pb 195pp, sm inscr to fep o/w VG++ 335 gms
(Order reference 6339)
8vo pb 233pp, v minor wr to cvrs, tiny hole to fr cvr, inscr to fep o/w VG+ 215 gms
(Order reference 6344).
UCL Press 1st 1995
4to pb 244pp VG++ 340 gms
(Order reference 6346)
UCL 1st 1994
4to pb 248pp, inscr to fep o/w VG++ 305 gms
(Order reference 6347)
Methuen & Co. 1st 1970
4to pb 478pp, sl wr to edges of cvrs, cvrs grubby, fep mssg 475 gms
(Order reference 6349)
Editions Gallimard 1980
8vo pb 220pp, name to inside fr + rear cvrs o/w VG+. In French. 140 gms
(Order reference 6356)
8vo pb 314pp, min crsing to cvrs o/w VG+ 255 hms
(Order reference 6359).
Eyre Methuen 1st 1979
4to pb 182pp F 260 gms
(Order reference 6370).
Martin Robertson 1981
4to pb 267pp, min crsing to cvrs o/w VG+ 375 gms
(Order reference 6374).
Hodder & Stoughton 4th imp 1983
4to pb 434pp, v v min wr to edges of cvrs, name to fep o/w VG++ 550 gms
(Order reference 6388)
Routledge 1st 1993
4to pb 200pp, sm name to fep o/w VG++ 280 gms
(Ordeer reference 6393)
Wyman & Sons 3rd revised and enlarged edn no date (late 19th century)
8vo, impressed decorative bds with gold titling to fr bd and sp, slight wr to edges, bds sl grubby. Eps sl grubby, sm inscription to fep, feint pencilled numbers and notes to rear ep and rear pastedown o/w VG+ 150 gms
(Order reference 6404).
large 4to, glazed pictorial boards, tiny amt of wear to btm corners o/w M 1060 gms
(Order reference 6598).
Edinburgh 33rd edn no date mid 19th cent
small 8vo, half bound with marbled bds, writing in pencil to fr pd + fep, ink name + address + small drg + diag to fep verso. Small name to to title page, tiny ink and pencil annotations throughout. 100 gms
(Order reference 6696)
Routledge and Kegan Paul 1st 1978
8vo F/VG++ 465 gms
(Order reference 6915).
John Murray 1st 1986
8vo pb 63pp, v min wr + v sl creasing o/w VG+ 100 gms
(Order reference 6966).
Century 1st 1998
large 8vo pb 308pp VG++ 480 gms
(Order reference 7130)
Harper Collins 1st 1998
8vo M/VG++ 415 gms
(Order reference 7186).
Sir Isaac Pitman 1923
8vo, dark blue cloth cvred bds with gold titling to fr bd + sp. V slight wear, small cancelled name to fep o/w VG+ 805 gms
(Order reference 7292).
Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1st 1976
large 8vo, v v min wr to d/w edges, sl sunning to sp o/w F/VG++
(Order reference 7526).
This is a fascinating account of the ways in which the insect world has affected the course of human history since pre-historic times. Never before has all this information been gathered within a single volume, and the aspects of history with which the book is concerned have consistently been overlooked.
Professor Cloudsley- Thompson, an eminent zoologist and distinguished author, has gathered a wealth of evidence from disparate sources, both ancient and modern, revealing the extraordinary extent to which insects, in their role of transmitters of epidemic disease, have altered the destiny of mankind.
Insects have destroyed armies and confounded generals. They contributed largely to the Exodus of the Israelites from Egypt, with all its consequences, and have influenced religions everywhere. In England, they were, more than any other single factor, responsible for the growth of the medical services.
Nor has their importance as sources of food, drink and other valuable products been insignificant. Insects made an empire of China, opened up central Asia, and brought the East into contact with the West.
All this, and much more, is presented in this lucid and dramatic re-interpretation of the highlights of human history.
With 28 line drawings and 7 maps in the text.
Jacket illustration: Moses sends the plague of locusts, from the Nuremberg Bible (1483); courtesy of the British and Foreign Bible Society, photo Freeman.
Chapman & Hall 1st 1947
8vo, no d/w, ex Home Office Library, min bmps + v sl wr o/w VG++ 325 gms
(Order reference 7608).
4to F/F 745 gms
(Order reference 7626)
H K Lewis new edn revised to end of 1907
8vo, maroon cloth cvred bds, gold titling to fr bd + spine, bmps + wr to bds with small area of marking to fr bd o/w VG+ 895 gms
(Order reference 7662).
Cambridge University Press 1913
8vo, maroon cloth cvred bds with gold titling to spine, v v min bmps + wr o/w VG+ 395 gms
Order reference 7663).
Longmans Green rep 1947
8vo, blue cloth cvred bds, sl sunning to spine o/w VG+ 425 gms
(Order reference 7666).
Noble Books 3rd edn 1979
8vo, small tr to rear of d/w + slightly grubby o/w F/VG+ 345 gms
(Order reference 7673).
Hodder & Stoughton 1st 1997
8vo F+/F 290 gms
(Order reference 7674).
Butterworths 2nd edn 2nd imp 1962
8vo, glazed pictorial boards, 1/4 bound with cloth spine, v min bmps o/w VG++ 600 gms
(Order reference 7680).
Copper Development Assn 6th imp revised and enlarged 1954
4to, cloth cvred bds, v min bmps + wr o/w VG+ 530 gms
(Order reference 7684).
National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside 1st 1997
large 4to, printed decorative bds, no d/w as published F+ 1100 gms
(Order reference 7689).
Fossil footprints deriving from large vertebrates dating from the Triassic period were found in both Germany and England in the 1830s. Since the prints bore a marked resemblance to the human hand, they were named Chirotherium - the 'hand animal'.
A puzzling feature in both countries was that the desert sandstones in which these pre-dinosaur footprints were found contained no skeletal remains of the animals that had left them. Chirotherium's identity was to remain a mystery for over a century.
This lavishly illustrated book traces the history of the discovery of the tracks in north-west England, and narrates the finds of the nineteenth century, drawing from hitherto unpublished contemporary accounts and illustrations. It also describes the turnof-the-century work of ichnologist Henry Beasley, who played a leading role in the study and classification of the footprints, and whose extensive photographic archive is both fully inventoried and generously illustrated here.
By weaving anecdotes of the eccentric experiments of the early gentleman geologists into the narrative, the authors skilfully bring the period of the Victorian scientist to life.
The Tracks of Triassic Vertebrates provides an illuminating commentary on the study of tracks, trails and trace fossils and is indispensable reading for those interested in the history of geology.
W Daniel co. revised and updated rep 1996
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Finally, the authorized story of the world's greatest treasure hunt has been told. Treasure of the Atocha bears witness to the remarkable persistence and skill of a dedicated team of archaeologists, scientists, historians and divers who have recently uncovered the most fabulous treasure wreck of all time. Generations of treasure hunters have failed to find the location of the great Spanish galleon, Nuestra Senora de Atocha, since she foundered in a sudden hurricane in September 1622 and was swept headlong into the coral reefs of the Florida Keys. She had been bound for home from Havana in a fleet of Spanish ships filled to the gunwales with the wealth of the colonies. But instead of enriching the coffers of the young King Philip IV, the treasure sank to the ocean floor, and there it remained for over 350 years. But now, after a sixteen-year search by Mel Fisher and his team, the remains of the Atocha and her rich cargo have been recovered. Treasure of almost inestimable value - gold doubloons, silver ingots, pieces of eight, precious stones, fine jewellery and everyday objects of enormous archaeological interest-has been retrieved from the sandy burial pit that concealed it for so long. Treasure of the Atocha tells the story of the agonizingly long search for the wreck, both through historical records and along the Florida coast. It tells of a series of tantalizing clues and of serious setbacks. But, with the aid of over 150 illustrations, most in full colour, it describes the sheer joy of uncovering one of the world's greatest treasure troves.