"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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1993. Reprint. A near fine copy only marked by light rubbing to the spine ends and previous owner/bookseller marks to the front endpapers. The d/w is also near fine with only light edge rubbing.

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Time is a mystery that does not cease to puzzle us. Philosophers, artists and poets have long explored its meaning while scientists have found that its structure is different from the simple intuition we have of it. From Boltzmann to quantum theory, from Einstein to loop quantum ... read more

The Order of Time
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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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Awards:Winner of Rhone Poulenc General Prize for Science Books 1992.

More than 98 percent of human genes are shared with two species of chimpanzee. The 'third' chimpanzee is man. This work surveys life-cycle, culture, sexuality and destructive urges both towards ourselves and the planet to explore the ways in which we are uniquely human yet still influenced by our animal origins.

1992. A paperback copy in very good condition.

The Rise and Fall of the Third Chimpanzee
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1978. Second printing. A fine, unmarked copy.

Nophoto
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A vital updating of a seminal work of science First published to great acclaim twenty years ago, T"he Tangled Wing" has become required reading for anyone interested in the biological roots of human behavior. Since then, revolutions ... read more

2002. Second, revised edition. A fine, unmarked copy in a near fine, unclipped d/w with only light bumping to the head of the spine.

The Tangled Wing - Biological Constraints on the Human Spirit
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1973, First US edition. A fine copy in a near fine, unclipped d/w with light edge wear only.

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"The Voyage of the Beagle" is Charles Darwin's account of the momentous voyage which set in motion the current of intellectual events leading to "The Origin of Species". This "Penguin Classics" edition is edited with an introduct... read more

Penguin Books, 1989. A paperback copy in very good, unmarked condition.

The Voyage of the Beagle - Charles Darwin's Journal of Researches
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One bright February afternoon on a beach in Cornwall, Gavin Pretor-Pinney took a break from cloudspotting and started watching the waves rolling into shore. Mesmerised, he wondered where they had come from, and decided to find out. He soon realised that waves don't... read more

2010, First edition, first printing. A fine, unmarked copy in a fine, unclipped d/w. This copy presents as brand new.

The Wavewatcher's Companion
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Awards:Winner of NSW Premier's Literary Award Gleebooks Award for Cultural & Literary Criticism 2006 and NSW Premier's Literary Award Book of the Year 2006 and ABIA Australian General Non-fiction Book of the Year 2006. Shortlisted for ABIA Australian Book of the Year 2006 and Age Book of the Year: Non-fiction 2006.

What does climate change mean?How will global warming affect our lives?Is it the cause of wilder storms and more frequent droughts?Are these events inevitable?Tim Flannery makes this urgent issue completely accessible. He tells t... read more

Text Publishing, 2006. A trade paperback copy in fine, unread condition.

The Weather Makers: The Past and Future Impact of Climate Change
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