The Descent of the Child tells the story of the development of a human child from the moment of insemination to puberty. In the process, Morgan develops a stunning theory of the origins of human intelligence, arguing that our cap... read more

1995. First edition, first printing. A fine, unmarked copy in a fine, unclipped d/w.

The Descent of the Child - Human Evolution from a New Perspective
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Our timeless Lord of Science, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki, is back - in this, his 37th book. Once again, The Doctor's mission has been to interpret the beauty and the mystery of the scientific world around us - alerting us to the complexities and conundrums of the everyday. He transcends histor... read more

The Doctor
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One of Britain's foremost astrobiologists offers an accessible and game-changing account of life on Earth.
Why do gazelles have legs and not wheels? Why is all life based on carbon rather than silicon? And beyond Earth, would life - if ... read more

The Equations of Life - The Hidden Rules Shaping Evolution
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The Golden Ratio examines the presenceĀ of this divine numberĀ in art and architecture throughout history, as well as its ubiquity among plants, animals, and even the cosmos. This gorgeous book--with layflat dimensions that closely approxima... read more

The Golden Ratio - The Divine Beauty of Mathematics
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An all-in-one illustrated guide to human anatomy with encyclopedic coverage from bones and muscles to systems and processes.

This in-depth manual to the human body's physical structure, chemical workings, and potential problems is a must-have reference to help furt... read more

The Human Body Book
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1975, First edition. A very good copy with light foxing to the top edge and endpapers. The d/w is unclipped and fair with some edge wear and sunfading to the spine.

Nophoto
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Long before GPS, Google Earth, and global transit, humans traveled vast distances using only environmental clues and simple instruments. John Huth asks what is lost when modern technology substitutes for our innate capacity to find our way. Encyclopedic in brea... read more

2013. First edition, first printing. A near fine copy only marked by a previous owners details to the front free endpaper. The d/w is fine and unclipped.

The Lost Art of Finding Our Way
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Doctors Chiappe and Dingus led the research team which, on a field trip to the Patagonian desert in South America in 1997, came across an extraordinary palaeontological coup: the discovery of a kind of dinosaur maternity ward, a field of eggs 80 million years old, some of w... read more

2002. A near fine, unmarked copy.

The Lost Dinosaurs
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"Stephen Jay Gould's writing remains the modern standard by which popular science writing is judged. Ever since the late 1970s, his monthly essay in Natural History and his full-length books have bridged the yawning gap ... read more

2000, A very good copy in a good unclipped d/w with some soiling to the panels.

The Lying Stones of Marrakech - Penultimate Reflections in Natural History
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1998. Revised edition. A near fine copy.

The Moon Book - Fascinating Facts about the Magnificent, Mysterious Moon
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From the Siberian permafrost to balmy California, scientists across the globe are working to resurrect all kinds of extinct animals, from ones that just left us to those that have been gone for many thousands of years. Their tools in this... read more

The Re-Origin of Species: A Second Chance for Extinct Animals
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A fascinating survey of the key moments of post-war medical discovery - fully revised and updated for this new edition

Abacus, 2011. A paperback copy in near fine condition.

The Rise and Fall of Modern Medicine
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