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Image for The State of India's Environment 1984-85, the Second Citizen's Report

The State of India's Environment 1984-85, the Second Citizen's Report

By: N/A

Price: £4.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Centre for Science and Environment: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001944


Illustrated with monocrome photos and line drawings, 4to, pp xvii, 393, (v), laminated boards, slightly worn and rubbed, base of board spine cracking but held together by the cellaphane layer of the laminated board, internally sound and tight, slight scuff on the rear pastedown endpaper. View more info

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Alcohol : its Action on the Human Organism

By: N/A

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Alcohol Investigation Committee (Medical Research Council): 1924

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 007278


Second edition, enlarged and revised. Small slim 8vo, pp xx, 170, paperback, covers slightly worn and creased. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter, with his stamp on the front endpaper] View more info

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Review of the Persistent Organochlorine Pesticides - report by the Advisory Committee on Poisonous Subsrances used in Agriculture and Food Storage

By: N/A

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, His Majesty's Stationery Office: 1931

Seller ID: 007347


pp iv, 68, paperback, a good copy. View more info

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Poisonous Plants of Malaysia

By: Abdullah, A. Salam

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Kuala Lumpur, Tropical Press: 1990

Seller ID: 011026


Well illustrated, slim 8vo, pp xii, 68, a wrinkle to the front paste-down endpaper, otherwise a very good copy in dustwrapper. VERY SCARCE. View more info

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The Conservation of Medicinal Plants

By: Akerele, Olayiwola, Heywood, Vernon & Synge, Hugh

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge Deighton, Bell & Co. Ltd.: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001984


Octavo, pp (xx) 362, pictorial laminated boards, no dustwrapper, a very good copy. (This volume consists of the Proceedings of an International Consultation on 21 -27 March 1988 held at Chiang Mai, Thailand. Sections include: The Issue of Medicinal Plants; Science, Industry and Medicinal Plants; Techniques to Conserve Medicinal Plants; Policies to Conserve Medicinal Plants; and Experiences from Programmes to Conserve Medicinal Plants.) View more info

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Human Monitoring After Environmental and Occupational Exposure to Chemical and Physical Agents

By: Anderson, Diana; Karakaya, Ali Esat & Sram, Radim J. (eds)

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Berlin & Oxford, IOS Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011243


Large 8vo, pp viii, 331, a signature and date on the front endpaper, otherwise extremely clean internally, laminated boards, cotners slightly bumped, otherwise a very good copy. [Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute] View more info

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The Toxicology of Chemicals, Series One : Carcinogenicity, Volume IV - Summary Reviews of the Evidence

By: Aresini, G.; Draper, M.H.; Duffus, J.H. & van der Venne, M. Th. (editors)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Luxembourg & Edinburgh, Directorate General, & Edinburgh Centre for Toxicology: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011238


Large 8vo, pp viii, 187, clothbound, the slightest of bumps to the spine head otherwise a very good copy indeed. SCARCE. View more info

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Histochemistry - Theory, Practice and Bibliography

By: Barka, Tibor & Anderson, Paul J.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: New York, Hoeber Medical Division , Harper & Row: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012590


Large thick octavo, pp xii, 660, owber's neat signature on front endpaper, his neat name stamp on front and rear endpapers and on the title page, otherwise very clean internally, cloth very slightly worn, the upper cover a bit foxed and blotched. View more info

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Clinical Medical Discoveries

By: Bayly, M. Beddow

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, National Anti-Vivisection Society: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011295


Small 8vo, pp 146, endpapers slightly foxed,blue cloth very slightly marked, otherwise a good clean copy in a marked and frayed dustwrapper. View more info

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The Microscope in Medicine

By: Beale, Lionel S.

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London & Philadelphia, J. & A. Churchill, and Lindsay & Blakiston: 1877

Seller ID: 008814


Fourth edition, much enlarged. 86 plates, large thick 8vo, pp xxxvi, 539, a little age-toned and dusty internally, front hinge slightly cracked, cloth slightly rubbed and worn, spine slightly frayed and chipped at the head and the foot. [Presentation copy from the author to Dr R. Fowler] View more info

Image for Sex and Death in Protozoa - the history of an obsession [Sir John Burnett's copy]

Sex and Death in Protozoa - the history of an obsession [Sir John Burnett's copy]

By: Bell, Graham

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Reproduction. mortality. genetics., Cambridge University Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011530


Octavo, pp xiv, 199, a very good clean hardback copy in a dustwrapper showing only slight signs of use. { Is ageing inevitable, or can senescence and death be evaded? Large animals and plants always age if they live long enough; even individual cells from their bodies cannot continue living and dividing indefinitely. Whether or not single-celled organisms also age and die, and what relation sex bore to the process of senescence, was the subject of vigorous debate and exp... View more info

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Handbook of Treatment of Acute Poisoning

By: Bensley, E.H. & Joron, G.E.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Edinburgh and London, E. & S. Livingstone Ltd: 1963

Seller ID: 011391


Third edition, small octvo, pp xii, 227, signature and date on the front endpaper, the endpapers are a little marked from earlier sellotape, otherwise very clean internally, red clothe with a very slight crease on the upper cover, otherwise very good, the dustwrapper is slightly faded on the spine and has slight sellotape markes on the foldover flaps, otherwise very good. View more info

Image for The Syon Abbey Herbal - the Last Monastic Herbal in England, c. AD 1517.  By Thomas Betson, Last Librarian at Syon Abbey, from St John's College, Cambridge Manuscript 109 (E.6)

The Syon Abbey Herbal - the Last Monastic Herbal in England, c. AD 1517. By Thomas Betson, Last Librarian at Syon Abbey, from St John's College, Cambridge Manuscript 109 (E.6)

By: Betson, Thomas. [edited by John Adams and Stuart Forbes]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, AMCD Publishers: 2015

Seller ID: 009386


Large thick 8vo, 8 plain plates, pp 376, blue cloth, an excellent copy in dustwrapper. Printing is limited to 500 copies. [The Syon Abbey Herbal was written by Thomas Betson in his notebook, sometime between his profession as a priest-brother at the Bridgettine double monastery of Syon Abbey near London, and his death there in 1517. He is the last recorded Librarian at Syon, and also wrote the still extant Syon Library catalogue. The Syon Abbey Herbal is divided into... View more info

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Animal Magnetism

By: Binet, Alfred & Fere, Charles

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Kegan Paul, Trench, Tubner & Co Ltd: 1905

Seller ID: 010894


Fifth edition, small 8vo, pp viii, 378, exceptionally clean and sound internally, red cloth with very slight age-marking, but really a very good copy overall. View more info

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Eyesight and How to Care for it

By: Black, George (ed).

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London & Birmingham, Raphael Wheway & Redfern Ltd:

Seller ID: 006416


Not dated (c.1895 ?). A few small text illustrations, small 8vo, pp 139, title page slightly foxed, decorated cloth, slightly worn, but an attractive copy. View more info

Treasures in Dark Places

By: Blacker, Wendy

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Middlesex, Private Printing: 1996

Seller ID: 005672


pp 122, paperback, tiny mark on upper cover, top corner very slightly bumped. [An account of a severe illness and Christian faith]. View more info

The Elixirs of Nostradamus

By: Boeser, Knut (Editor)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Wakefield, Rhode Island, Moyer Bell: 1996

Seller ID: 000864


Illustrated with colour reproductions of medieval engravings, pp xxx, 162, dustwrapper, very good. First published in Germany in 1994, this translation includes the best of Nostradamus' original recipes for elixirs, scented water, beauty potions and sweetmeats, together with an informative foreword, introduction and glossary. View more info

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The Biochemistry and Physiology of Bone

By: Bourne, Geoffrey H. (editor)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Academic Press: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011324


Illustrated, large 8vo, pp (10), 875, very slightly used internally, private owner's stamp on front and rear endpapers, contents have a slight "old" aroma, blue cloth very slightly marked and worn. [A heavy book - extra postage may be necessary]. View more info

Image for John Hull Grundy's Arthropods of Medical Importance

John Hull Grundy's Arthropods of Medical Importance

By: Burgess, N.R.H. (ed)

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Chilbolton, Noble Books Limited: 1981

Seller ID: 006375


A few illustrations, pp 223, lacks front endpaper and half title, otherwise a good copy in slightly worn dustwrapper. View more info

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The Treatise on Indian Medicinal Plants. Volume 4

By: Chatterjee, Asima & PAKRASHI, Satyesh Pakrashi

Price: £14.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Publications & Information Directorate: 1995

Seller ID: 006401


Illustrated, large 8vo, pp xx, 325, paperback, covers a bit marked and worn. View more info