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Elementary Practical Organic Chemistry Part 1: Small Scale Preparations by Arthur I. Vogel (£23.00)Publisher: Longmans — 1967Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. Condition: Very Good - in Good DJ. DJ a little ruffled at the edges, faded at spine. Internally bright and clean. A good solid copy.Description: This second edition brings the text up to date and describes some new apparatus. The text has been amended in the following respect: experimental techniques, mechanisms of nearly all reactions described and introduction of a number of reactions and experimental procedures of general interest.Notes: 435 pages. Tags: polysaccharides chromatography gasification hydrocarbons pyroligneous three-vessel purification distillation introducing chloroplast by-products manufacture underground separation processing absorption catalytic petroleum aliphatic oxidation chemicals compounds thermofor synthetic crude-oil chemistry schematic coke-oven treatment sea-water detergent molecules dibromide ethylene girbotol halogens cracking products pigments coffey’s recovery nitrogen proteins sulphur primary optical diagram organic isomers alcohol streams bromine process silicon living matter direct colour nature action aeneas common metals system rubber sugars atoms scope drugs nylon lurgi still crude fluid coal from unit acid food wood main with pair dyes the oil and gas for
P&P: UK 1st £3.38. UK 2nd £2.92. EU Surface £5.16. EU Air £5.35. ROW Surface £5.16. ROW Air £9.22
Practical Organic Chemistry by J. J. Sudborough; T. Campbell James; (£18.00)Publisher: Blackie — 1944Binding: Hardback Condition: Very Good. Top edges of text block slightly tanned. Gently bruised at head & tail of spine and corners. Text bright and tight.Description: Uncommon. Blue cloth with gilt titling to spine. This work is a companion book to Sudborough’s Edition of Bernthsen’s Organic Chemistry. It gives examples of the more important types of operations employed in a modern organic laboratory. First issued in 19090Notes: Size: 7¼" x 5". 380 pages. Tags: polysaccharides chromatography gasification hydrocarbons pyroligneous three-vessel purification distillation introducing chloroplast by-products manufacture underground separation processing absorption catalytic petroleum aliphatic oxidation chemicals compounds thermofor synthetic crude-oil chemistry schematic coke-oven treatment sea-water detergent molecules dibromide ethylene girbotol halogens cracking products pigments coffey’s recovery nitrogen proteins sulphur primary optical diagram organic isomers alcohol streams bromine process silicon living matter direct colour nature action aeneas common metals system rubber sugars atoms scope drugs nylon lurgi still crude fluid coal from unit acid food wood main with pair dyes the oil and gas for
P&P: UK 1st £2.84. UK 2nd £2.52. EU Surface £3.86. EU Air £4.10. ROW Surface £3.86. ROW Air £6.72

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House Conversion and Renewal by Peter Collymore (£16.50)Publisher: London: Architectural Press — 1976Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 0851390021]Condition: Very Good — in Good Dustwrapper. Gently bruised at the head of the spine and top corners with commensurate ruffling to the dustwrapper. Leans slightly. Margins of the boards tanned. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: 2nd printing. [First Published: 1975] Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Tables; Plans;

From the cover: “The regeneration, extension and alteration of existing buildings is part of the history of architecture as well as providing a record of social change. The towns and cities we live in are a testimony to their development, their periods of affluence and decay, of the materials available for building them and the special skills of the inhabitants. Individual houses are governed by the same factors.”
Notes: Illustrated by Derek Taylor. Size: 12" x 8¾". Blue boards with Silver titling to the Spine. 188 pages. Tags: re-positioning architectural damp-proofing installations preservation certificates conservation architraves application alterations preliminary regulations certificate underground continuance improvement established authorities development absorption occupation permission extensions electrical government compulsory insulation inspection converting conversion structures estimates amenities basements inspector oil-fired ancillary dwellings staircase exchequer buildings extending partition certified decisions easements structure peninsula standards extension rateable
P&P: UK 1st £3.92. UK 2nd £2.30. EU Surface £6.46. EU Air £6.60. ROW Surface £6.46. ROW Air £11.72

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Cost Control Handbook by R. M. S. Wilson (£12.50)Publisher: Gower — 1983Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 0566022508]Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper a little rubbed at the edges, some short closed tears to both the edges. Bruised at the spine ends. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: edition. [First published 1975 by Gower Press Limited] From the cover: “Since it was first published in 1975 this Gower Handbook has established itself as an authoritative guide to what is becoming a crucial area of management activity. It is written both for the senior functional manager with cost responsibilities and for the accountant or finance director who designs and maintains cost control systems suited to the needs of users. This new and enlarged edition represents a radical revision. The entire text has been brought up to date and new material has been added on management audits, cost reduction methods, productivity schemes, environmental impacts, output budgeting and the role of costs in pricing. The structure of the Handbook, however, remains the same. Part One explains the nature of costs and the principles of cost control. Part Two reviews the most important approaches and techniques in the management of costs, while Part Three demonstrates how to apply these methods to the main management functions. Each chapter is followed by an annotated list of further reading, and the Handbook concludes with a Glossary of terms and definitions.”Notes: Size: 9½" x 6¼". Blue boards with Silver titling to the Spine. 610 pages. Tags: absorb absorption accounting administration advertising analysis analyzing and appendix apportionment approaches are area aspects auditing audits balancing bar bases behaviour bidding budgeting budgets business capacity case categories characteristics charts checklist choice clerical coding collection comparison concept controllable controller controls corporate cost? costing costs criteria dangers data departmental development direct distribution economics
P&P: UK 1st £5.25. UK 2nd £5.95. EU Surface £7.76. EU Air £7.85. ROW Surface £7.76. ROW Air £14.22
Perkin and Kipping's Organic Chemistry by F. Stanley Kipping; . Barry Kipping; (£12.50)Publisher: W. & R. Chambers — 1931Binding: Hardback Condition: Good. Boards a little rubbed at extremities, somewhat faded at the spine. Edges of the textblock lightly tanned. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Pages very gently age-tanned but more than acceptable.Description: New and revised edition. Red cloth with gilt titling to the spine. Part I only.Notes: Size: 7¾" x 5". 614 pages. Tags: polysaccharides chromatography gasification hydrocarbons pyroligneous three-vessel purification distillation introducing chloroplast by-products manufacture underground separation processing absorption catalytic petroleum aliphatic oxidation chemicals compounds thermofor synthetic crude-oil chemistry schematic coke-oven treatment sea-water detergent molecules dibromide ethylene girbotol halogens cracking products pigments coffey’s recovery nitrogen proteins sulphur primary optical diagram organic isomers alcohol streams bromine process silicon living matter direct colour nature action aeneas common metals system rubber sugars atoms scope drugs nylon lurgi still crude fluid coal from unit acid food wood main with pair dyes the oil and gas for
P&P: UK 1st £3.92. UK 2nd £2.30. EU Surface £6.46. EU Air £6.60. ROW Surface £6.46. ROW Air £11.72

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Nutrition in Nursing The New Approach: A Handbook of Nursing Science by Lynn Fraley; Betty Kamen; (£9.50)Publisher: Keats — 1987Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0879833874]Condition: Poor. A copy for reading rather than admiring, generally shabby but text complete and acceptable. Notably rubbed at the outside edges of the covers and spine. Upper wrapper slighty curled, both wrappers have light creasing. Light reading creases to the somewhat faded spine. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: From the cover: “Physicians direct the course of medical treatment, but it is the nurses who are in constant contact with the patient and whose care and professional skill most directly affect the course of recovery. Now there is a new dimension to nursing, profoundly influencing not only the patient’s fight with illness but his or her lifetime health — nutrition.

Whatever the medication or treatment, optimum nutrition will enhance it, strengthening the immune system to resist disease and fortifying the body against the stress of surgery or injury, and sustaining the patient through the debilitating experience of illness. An outstanding nutritional educator and an experienced nurse and teacher present in this book the essentials of nutrition and how it applies to nursing patients — including a clear-sighted examination of the “political” and professional considerations necessary in applying this knowledge in settings where it is new.

Deeply informed and informative, Nutrition in Nursing is a landmark book and a means of enlarging the scope of the most intimately involved of the health professions.”
Notes: Size: Trade Paperback (9¼" x 6"). 216 pages. Tags: abnormal absorption accumulation additives adenomatous advisory agents agriculture aloevera aluminium ammonium antibiotics antihistamine antioxidants appendicitis appetite apples apricot arsenic artichoke artificial ascorbic asocial aspects aspirin assess association balanced benzine betacarotene beware bio-chemical biotin births blackcurrant bleaching blueprint breakfast bronchitis bureau butter butylated buying b-vitamins cadmium calcium cancer carbohydrates carcinogens carcinoma cardigan
P&P: UK 1st £2.84. UK 2nd £2.52. EU Surface £3.86. EU Air £4.10. ROW Surface £3.86. ROW Air £6.72

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The Food Doctor in the City by Ian Marber (£9.50)Publisher: Collins & Brown — 2000Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 1855857766]Condition: Very Good. Gently rubbed at the edges of the spine and wraps. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: From the cover: “The Food Doctor in the City is an invaluable guide to nutrition which shows you how best to protect your body from the stresses and pollution that city life brings, enabling you to enjoy everything that urban life offers with maximum energy. It addresses all aspects of health and living in the city, explaining how you can best maintain and protect yourself, and includes a series of assessment questionnaires which will enable you to evaluate your own particular lifestyle.”Notes: Size: 10¼" x 7¾". 144 pages. Tags: carbohydrates concentration well-balanced anti-oxidant malnutrition constituents environment pantothenic nutritional vegetarians composition consumption pyridoxine deficiency processing well-being stimulants phosphorus b-vitamins riboflavin absorption labelling nutrition nutrients nicotinic cellulose manganese excretion vegetable potassium delicious pollution pregnancy magnesium lactation intestine digestion proteins dwellers appetite ascorbic flavours minerals chromium vitamins chlorine fluorine products elements thiamine enjoying
P&P: UK 1st £3.38. UK 2nd £2.92. EU Surface £5.16. EU Air £5.35. ROW Surface £5.16. ROW Air £9.22

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An Ancient Air: A Biography of John Stringfellow of Chard, the Victorian Aeronautical Pioneer by Harald Penrose (£7.50)Publisher: Airlife — 2000Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 9781840371840]Condition: Near Fine.Description: Illustrated with black and white photographs. From the cover: “An Ancient Air portrays the hitherto only briefly recorded life of John Stringfellow of Chard (1799-1883), the first man in the world to demonstrate that engine-powered winged flight was practicable.

Whereas earlier general aviation histories tend to discount Stringfellow’s work, An Ancient Air reveals that his absorption with aviation was lifelong, starting with the construction of balloons, recorded here for the first time. Though professionally a lace-machine specialist, he was interested in all aspects of scientific development — he was a founder member of the Chard Institution for educational lectures, pioneered local photography, devised medical apparatus and even patented an armoured gun-carriage.

This book seeks to demonstrate the relationship of Stringfellow’s work with that of his colleague, William Samuel Henson. They worked closely together on various aeronautical projects between the years 1835 and 1847, and the author puts forward evidence that it was Stringfellow who was entirely responsible for the historic 1848 monoplane, the first ever engine-driven model aeroplane to make a free flight. After Henson emigrated to the USA in 1848, Stringfellow continued to design revolutionary aeroplane models, such as the triplane he entered in the the 1868 Crystal Palace Exhibition.

In his old age Stringfellow maintained his interest in aviation and passed on his enthusiasm to his son, Frederick John Stringfellow, who later built a model biplane and a multi-plane.

An Ancient Air, meticulously researched by Harald Penrose, an acknowledged authority on aviation history, presents for the first time a detailed account of Stringfellow’s historic discoveries and sheds further welcome light on the pioneering days of aviation.”
Notes: Size: 8½" x 5¾". In the Airlife Classic series. 183 pages. Tags: 19th aeronautical aeronautics aeroplanes aerospace aircraft airplanes astronautics autobiography aviation biographies britain chard collections construction engineers flight flying henson historical inventions inventors military models political samuel stringfellow studies technology transportation
P&P: UK 1st £2.84. UK 2nd £2.52. EU Surface £3.86. EU Air £4.10. ROW Surface £3.86. ROW Air £6.72

 
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