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1 AFFINITY CHROMATOGRAPHY : Principles and Methods
Sweden Pharmacia (Laboratory Separation Division) Softcover Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
No publication date (c. late 1970s-early 80s). 112pp., b/white figures and photographic illustrations. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has a corner crease, minor edgewear, surface scuffs and some discolouration to white background. "This handbook contains a description of affinity products which were available from Pharmacia, and detailed instructions for their use as well as examples of many applications . . . " Includes Index. Book weight approx. 280g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 12.75 AUD
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2 GEL FILTRATION : Theory and Practice
Sweden Pharmacia (Laboratory Separation Division) Softcover (Staplebound) Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
No publication date (c. late 1970s-early 80s). 64pp., b/white figures throughout. Booklet clean. Staples firm, no rust. Leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper has neat previous owner's name to upper front panel, soft corner crease to same, minor discolouration to white background, negligible edgewear. "This handbook was designed as a laboratory aid to the practical use of Pharmacia gel filtration media . . . " Booklet weight approx. 180g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 12.75 AUD
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HANDBOOK 2004 : Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE)
3 HANDBOOK 2004 : Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE)
Parkville, VIC, Australia ATSE (Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering) 2004 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 8vo (large) 
xiv, + 286pp., b/white thumbnail photographic images throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, reading crease there-on. Leaves clean. Gloss card wrapper minimally edgeworn and scuffed only. " . . . a ready reference, for use by the Fellows of the Academy, on all essential aspects of ATSE operations through calendar year 2004." Book weight approx. 700g. 
Price: 30.08 AUD
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HYDROPHOBIC INTERACTION CHROMATOGRAPHY : Principles And Methods
4 HYDROPHOBIC INTERACTION CHROMATOGRAPHY : Principles And Methods
Sweden Pharmacia 1993 9197049042 / 9789197049047 Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
103pp., b/white figures throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. "This book can serve as an excellent introduction to the subject of HIC for those new to this method of separation. More experienced chromatographers can also benefit from the useful review . . . " Contents include: Foreword, 6 chapters, References. Book weight approx. 270g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 18.22 AUD
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ION EXCHANGE CHROMATOGRAPHY : Principles and Methods
5 ION EXCHANGE CHROMATOGRAPHY : Principles and Methods
Sweden Pharmacia Fine Chemicals Softcover (Staplebound) Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
71pp., b/white figures throughout. No publication date (c.1980s). Saddle-stitch, staple-bound format. Booklet clean. Staples firm (no rust). Leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper has (small area) partially-erased previous owner's name to upper front panel, minor scuffs and slight discolouration to white background. "This handbook was designed as a practical guide to the use of ion exchange media available from Pharmacia Fine Chemicals . . . " Booklet weight approx. 180g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 14.57 AUD
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6 POLYACRYLAMIDE GEL ELECTROPHORESIS : Laboratory Techniques
Sweden Pharmacia (Laboratory Separation Division) Revised Edition Softcover (Staplebound) Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
No publication date (c. 1980s). 72pp., colour photographic illustrations and b/white diagrams. Saddle-stitch, staple-bound format. Booklet clean. Staples firm (no rust). Leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper very mildly edgeworn, slight discolouration to white background. "This laboratory manual contains detailed practical description of techniques that can be performed with the Pharmacia Gel Electrophoresis System . . . " Booklet weight approx. 180g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 18.22 AUD
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7 (Contributors Engineers) CURRENT TECHNICAL PRACTICES FOR DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION, OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF LARGE DAMS IN AUSTRALIA
Australia Ancold (Australian National Committee of Large dams) 1969 First Edition Softcover (Staplebound) Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
ii, + 233pp., intext and fold-out tables. Book clean and square. Side-staple bound. Taped-in (with stains) amendments and errata throughout, plus several minor correcting annotations in pen, otherwise leaves clean. Limp card, printed wrapper decidedly U.V. affected on spine and front, which has a former owner's name there-on. This publication, the culmination of intensive work by a team and committee of experienced engineers that considered design, construction, operation and maintenance required for large dams in Australia. It covered the fields of geology, hydrology, materials investigation and engineering in relation to dam building...Contents include: Prelims., Intro., 8 chapters, each with Intro., and sub-chapters. Appendix. Book weight approx. 440g. 
Price: 20.95 AUD
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NEEM : A Tree for Solving Global Problems, (Contributors)
8 (Contributors) NEEM : A Tree for Solving Global Problems
Washington, D.C., U.S.A. National Academy Press 1998 0309046866 / 9780309046862 Third Printing Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
ix, + 141pp., b/white photographic illustrations, and figures, intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edgeworn and indented, soft corner crease to front panel. Report of an Ad Hoc Panel of the Board on Science and Technology for International Development National Research Council. "Neem is a fascinating tree. On the one hand, it seems to be one of the most promising of all plants and may eventually benefit every person on the planet . . . " Contents include: Foreword, 10 chapters, Appendixes: A-E, The BOSTID Innovation Program, BOSTID Publications. Book weight approx. 260g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 18.17 AUD
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IDEAL BOILERS RADIATORS ACCESSORIES 1933, (Staff Writers)
9 (Staff Writers) IDEAL BOILERS RADIATORS ACCESSORIES 1933
Hulls, York, U.K. National Radiator Company 1933 Original Cloth (Flexible) Fair + 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
208pp., illustrated throughout: halftone plates, and schematic diagrams. Patinated gilt titles over black, flexi-cloth covers, which are mildly abraded and bumped. Several supplier's stamps on free endpapers, and textblock edges, generally fingermarked and soiled, with a crack on front pastedown. A trade price, and supply catalogue for the National Radiator Company, of Hull, Yorks., manufacturers and suppliers of the 'Ideal' range of radiators and boilers. Includes a section on valves, pipe fittings, tools, etc., plus Index. Book weight approx. 340g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 17.58 AUD
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ROLLS ROYCE LIMITED : The Jet Engine, (Staff Writers)
10 (Staff Writers) ROLLS ROYCE LIMITED : The Jet Engine
Derby, England Rolls-Royce Limited (Aero Division 1973 Third Revised Edition, Reprint Softcover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
229pp., colour plate, schematic frontis leaf (2 x 2 designs), plus numerous intext line-drawn schematic diagrams (some multi-coloured), several half-tone plates, tables, graphs and formulae. Book clean and square. Spine firm and uncreased. Foredges have in-production round-cornering. Pictorially-illustrated gloss card wrapper significantly creased on rear wrap, else very good. Several leaves minimally moisture marked on upper foredge corner, otherwise text-block unmarked. Publication Ref. T.S.D. 1302; Revised 3rd Edition. "This book has been written to provide a simple and self-contained description of the working and underlying principles of the aero gas turbine engine." Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, 23 chapters ('Parts'). Book weight approx. 755g. 
Price: 27.32 AUD
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11 Allyn Freeman and Bob Golden WHY DIDN'T I THINK OF THAT? Bizarre Origins of Ingenious Inventions We Couldn't Live Without
New York John Wiley & Sons 1997 0471165115 / 9780471165118 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
xiv, + 240pp., small, intext illustrations, dark blue text throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper nominally splayed, otherwise very good. "Ever wonder how anyone came up with the idea for a product you couldn't imagine living without? Familiar products like Velcro, Post-It-Notes, Swiss Army Knife or Lego . . . Read this book and you will discover . . . " Contents include: Intro., 50 famous products, Acknowledgements, Biblio., Index. Book weight approx. 490g. 
Price: 11.84 AUD
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12 Alth, Max and Charlotte [revised by S. Blackwell Duncan] WELLS AND SEPTIC SYSTEMS
Blue Ridge Summit, PA, U.S.A. TAB Books 1992 0830621369 / 9780830621361 2nd Edition, 2nd. Imp. Card Softcover Very Good +, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
ix+262pp. Intext, instructional, demonstrative, b/white line-drawings, graphs and tables throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper lightly bumped on foredge corners, otherwise v/good. Revised and updated by S. Blackwell Duncan, this volume contains all the information needed to build a well or septic system yourself...Contents, in 'Parts', include:Intro., 1/ Septic Systems-how septic tanks work, Percolation Test, Tank Selection, Construction, Piping, Planning, Installing. 2/ Water Wells- Groundwater, Quality, Finding Water, Before you dig, Driving wells, ditto Bored, Jetted, Dug, Drilled, Screens, Packing, Completing, Water Treatment, Pumping, Glossary, Index. NOTE: Written for American consumers; Statute requirements may vary in other countries...Book weight approx. 600gms. 
Price: 13.62 AUD
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GREEN IS GOOD : An Insider's Story of the Battle for a Green Australia, Angel, Jeff
13 Angel, Jeff GREEN IS GOOD : An Insider's Story of the Battle for a Green Australia
Sydney, N.S.W., Australia ABC Books 2008 0733323502 / 9780733323508 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
ix, + 310pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper very good. Jeff Angel exposes the "real face of environmental change: the twin pressures of politics and industry groups; ongoing tensions between fundamentalism and pragmatism in the environmental movement; and the ineffectiveness of many environmental laws and government agencies. He takes us inside some of the most pivotal events in Australian political history, and predicts what will happen next in the fight to save the environment . . . " Book weight approx. 470g. 
Price: 15.04 AUD
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CIVIL ENGINEERING CONSTRUCTION, Antill, James M., and Ryan, Paul W.S.
14 Antill, James M., and Ryan, Paul W.S. CIVIL ENGINEERING CONSTRUCTION
Sydney, N.S.W., Australia Angus & Robertson 1972 0207940177 / 9780207940170 Third Revised Edition, 3rd Impression Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xii, + 631pp., b/white halftone plate frontispiece, like plates throughout, plus line-drawings, tables, and graphs. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over lightly bumped spine. Plain blue, original cloth boards undamaged. An original seller's sticker affixed to front pastedown, a former owner's details on same, else leaves unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn, with a jagged closed tear and minor abrading. Updated, revised third edition, this book, a student's textbook and engineer's reference, enables the engineer to assess more exactly the functions of plant, labour, materials, planning and organisation in solving construction problems with greatest efficiency. Contents include: Prelims., 43 chapters, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 1.38 KG. * Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 50.09 AUD
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PARAFFINS: Chemistry and Technology, Asinger, F.
15 Asinger, F. PARAFFINS: Chemistry and Technology
Oxford, U.K. Pergamon Press 1968 Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong] Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xxiii, + 896pp., b/w line drawings, graphs throughout. First English Edition. Based on the German book: Chemie Und Technologie Der Paraffinkohlenwasserstoffe, Akademie-Verlag, 1956. Minor lower foredge corner bump, else covers clean. Gilt titles there-on. Spine firm, no cracks. Former owner's name and tape stains on endpaper[s]. Very slightly tanned paper [not foxed]. Loose-plastic protected, illustrated dustjacket edgeworn, a few short closed tears and chipping. Numerous chapters, heavily sub-chaptered, include: Production and manufacture of the paraffinic hydrocarbons, Catalytic hydrogenation of carbon monoxide over cobalt and iron catalysts, Chlorination products of paraffin, Nitration ditto, Sulphochlorination ditto, Oxidation ditto, Sulphoxidation ditto, Isomerization, Substitution behaviour, Index, more. Book weight approx. 1750g. [1.75 KG.] * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 80.15 AUD
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COMMON BATTERY TELEPHONY SIMPLIFIED: A Book for Practical Telephone Men and Students, Atkins, Walter
16 Atkins, Walter COMMON BATTERY TELEPHONY SIMPLIFIED: A Book for Practical Telephone Men and Students
Fleet Street, London "The Electrician" Printing and Publishing Company 1914 Second Edition Cloth Covered Hardback Very Good + 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
x, + 180pp., 162 b/w diagram illustrations intext. Advertisements on f.e.p.'s, section of electro-technical book advertisements at rear. Book square, illustrated cloth has a short pen scribble on rear cover, else cloth in very good condition. No dustjacket. Other than a few foxing spots to edges, finger marks on endpapers and former owner's name on fly, leaves are clean. First published September. 1912, contents include: Introduction, Main frame and apparatus room, Subscriber's switchboard arrangements, Junctions, Subscriber's apparatus, Testing arrangements, Miscellaneous circuits, Appendices X 4. A rare book on early telephone systems. Book weight approx. 330g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 75.20 AUD
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SOLUTION OF PROBLEMS IN ADVANCED ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING, Atkinson, G.H. and Stevens, R.A.
17 Atkinson, G.H. and Stevens, R.A. SOLUTION OF PROBLEMS IN ADVANCED ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
London Pitman and Sons 1967 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xiii, + 330pp., intext, line-drawn figures, graphs, and tables, with numerous formulae throughout. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over firm spine. Plain blue boards lightly bumped on foredge corners. Text-block clean and unmarked. Printed, loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, mildly edgeworn, soiled and abraded. Featuring essential points of theory, lists of relevant formulae, fundamental principles, and references to appropriate texts, the primary function of this textbook is to provide a series of worked and unworked examples in electrical engineering topics aimed at the general standard of an electrical engineering degree . . . Contents include: Prelims., Symbols & Abbs., Table of Laplace Transforms, 11 chapters, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 550g. 
Price: 81.97 AUD
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THE INELASTIC SPACE FRAME, Baker, A.L.L.
18 Baker, A.L.L. THE INELASTIC SPACE FRAME
London Concrete Publications 1967 First Thus Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
82pp., intext tables, graphs and diagrams throughout. Booklet clean and square, Spine firm. Line-illustrated card wrapper mildly scuffed, abraded, bumped and corner-creased. An original supplier's sticker affixed to plain inner front wrap, else text-block unmarked. This title considers the inelastic effects of reinforced concrete structures, the phenomena of cracking, creep, shrinkage and deformation, and the various influences are discussed. Contents include: Prelims., unchaptered articles, Acks., References. Book weight approx. 150g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 18.22 AUD
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THE SCIENCE OF COOKING, Barham, Peter
19 Barham, Peter THE SCIENCE OF COOKING
Berlin, Germany Springer-verlag 2001 3540674667 / 9783540674665 Sixth Impression Hardcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
(vii) + 244pp., small, intext b/white illustrations, graphs and tables throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, nominally bumped. Colour-illustrated boards mildly bumped on foredge corners. A slight wave to several preliminary leaves, else text-block clean and unmarked. From the rear panel: "A kitchen is no different from most science laboratories and cookery may properly be regarded as an experimental science. Food preparation and cookery involve many processes which are well described by the physical sciences. Understanding the chemistry and physics of cooking should lead to improvements in performance in the kitchen. For those who wish to know why certain recipes work and more importantly why others fail, appreciating the underlying physical processes will inevitably help in unravelling the mysteries of the 'art' of good cooking." Contents include; Prelims., 13 chapters, Weights and Measures, Glossary, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 590g. 
Price: 28.20 AUD
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NUMERICAL METHODS IN FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS, Bathe, Klaus-Jurgen and Wilson, Edward L.
20 Bathe, Klaus-Jurgen and Wilson, Edward L. NUMERICAL METHODS IN FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS
Englewood Cliff, New Jersey, U.S.A. Prentice-Hall 1976 0136271901 / 9780136271901 First Edition, First Impression Hardcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xv, + 528pp., formulae, figures and tables throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, lightly bumped on head and heel. Printed red boards bumped on foredge corners, else very good. Text-block unmarked. No dustjacket. The contents of 'Numerical Methods In Finite Element Analysis' are in three chaptered 'parts', viz: 1/ Matrices and Linear Algebra, 2/ The Finite Element Method, 3/ Solution of Finite Element Equilibrium Equations (Total of 12, sub-chaptered chapters), Index. Book weight approx. 870g. 
Price: 54.65 AUD
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