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
Richard Dawkins transformed our view of God in his blockbuster, The God Delusion, which sold more than 2 million copies in English alone. He revolutionized the way we see natural selection in the seminal bestseller The Selfish Gene. Now, h... read more
2009. A trade paperback copy in very good condition.
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.
For thousands of years the human heart remained the deepest of mysteries; both home to the soul and an organ too complex to touch, let alone operate on.Then, in the late nineteenth century, medics began going where no one had dared go before. The following decades saw the my... read more
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
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.
A masterful writing style that is not only unique in biology but without equal in the whole of Dutch literature. The Story of Shitshows Dekkers once again to be in possession of a golden pen.' New Scientist
We are very discreet. We disappear into a small room, perform the task,... read more
Stephen Hawking's A Brief History of Time was a publishing phenomenon. Translated into thirty languages, it has sold over nine million copies worldwide. It continues to captivate and inspire new readers every year. When it was first published in 1988 the ideas discu... read more
2001, First edition, first printing. A fine, unmarked copy in a fine, unclipped d/w.
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1973, First US edition. A fine copy in a near fine, unclipped d/w with light edge wear only.
Brilliant but overlooked ideas you must know, as revealed by Steven Pinker, Jared Diamond, Lisa Randall, Richard Thaler, Carlo Rovelli, Richard Dawkins, Helen Fisher, Ian McEwen, and more of today's... read more
This text covers the basic concepts of pathophysiology and current treatment of human disease. Each disease is presented in a consistent format, covering epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, evaluation, and treatment. Quick Check questions follow each major section.
Mosby, 1996. A near fine, unmarked copy. A heavy book so additional postage may apply. Scans available if required.