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A Guide to the Manuscript Records of Australian Science -by- Ann Mozley (Australian Academy of Science in association with the Australian National University Press. 1966) Used book. Softcover. 127 pages. Name and date written on cover. Covers are marked and show some insect damage. Spine torn at top. Foxing on edges of pages. Else pages are very good.
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A Source-Book of Biological Names and Terms -by- Edmund G Jaeger -illustrations by- Merle Gish & the Author. 12,000 alphabetically listed elements from which scientific biological names and terms are made, together with their Greek, Latin, or other origins and their concise meanings, as well as numerous examples of their use in scientific nomenclature; these examples were selected to exhibit the many different "turns" a combining form might have; all the more commonly known genera and technical terms are included as well as many that are only used by workers in special fields; there is also introduced a wide assemblage of prefixes and suffixes (2nd Edition, January 1950, Charles C Thomas, Springfield, IL) hardcover in very good condition, no dust jacket, 287pp, red cloth, gilt lettering, spine & top of covers sunned, pages tanned, ex libris sticker on fep.
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An Introduction to Biological Rhythms -by- David S Saunders. Written for advanced undergraduates & those beginning a research career in biochronometry (Tertiary Level Biology, First Edition, 1977, Blackie & Son, Glasgow) ISBN 0216902266, excellent hardcover book in dust jacket, 170pp.
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Animal Cytology and Evolution -by- M J D White. Chapters are: The nature of the evolutionary process; The structure of mitotic chromosomes; Salivary gland chromosomes; The mechanism of structural rearrangements; Meiosis; Chromosomal evolution in wild populations; Chromosomal evolution in the genus Drosophila; The evolution of chromosome numbers and chromosome form; The evolution of meiosis and the chromosome cycle; Hydridization and the causes of hybrid sterility; The evolution of the sex-determining mechanism; Sex determination by male haploidy; The evolutionof parthenogenesis; Cytology and evolutionary patterns. Illustrated with graphs, tables and line drawings. (Cambridge at the University Press. Reprint of 1st ed. 1948) Used book. Hardcover book. No dust jacket. Marked green cloth darkened on spine with faded lettering. Ex-libris sticker inside front cover. Foxing on endpapers and edges of pages. Else pages are good.
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Animal Micrology: Practical Exercises in Zoological Micro-Technique -by- Michael F Guyer. With a chapter on drawing -by- Elizabeth A (Smith) Bean. Fourth Revised Edition (The University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 4th ed, 6th imp, 1943) Used hardcover book. No dust jacket. 331 pages. Good black cloth covers with faded gilt lettering on spine. Bookshop stamp inside front cover and at bottom of title page. Foxing on edges of pages. Else very good.
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Biogenesis and Physiology of Histamine (Monographs of the Physiological Society, No. 21) -by- Georg Kahlson & Elsa Rosengren. Biology. 24 chapters on problems concerning gastric secretion; catabolism of histamine; pregnancy; wound healing; and tissue growth (Edward Arnold Publ Ltd, London, 1971) ISBN 0713141840. Used hardcover book in dust jacket. 318 pages. Dust jacket is soiled and worn with small tears and chipes on edges and corners. Foxing on upper edges of pages. Else book is very good.
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Biological Mineralization -edited by- Isadore Zipkin. Contributions are: In the Beginning there was Apatite (Neuman & Neuman); Inorganic Chemistry of Bone (Dallemagne & Richelle); The Inorganic Composition of Teeth (Weatherell & Robinson); The Mucosubstances of Bone (Herring); The Collagen of Bone and Cartilage (Miller); The Lipids of Skeletal and Dental Tissues: Their Role in Mineralization (Shapiro); The Chemistry of the Organic Phase of Teeth (Smillie); Enzyme Biochemistry of Bone (Hekkelman); Enzymes of Connective Tissues (Goggins & Fullmer); Hormones in Mineralization: A Brief Survey (Kraintz); X-Ray Diffraction in Vertebrate Hard Tissue (Eanes); Electr5on Microscopy of Mammalian Bone (Robinson, Doty, & Cooper); Autoradiographic and Microradiographic Studies of Bone (Jowsey); Solid State Physics of Bone (Liboff & Shamos); Infrared and Electron Spin Resonance Spectroscopy of Hard Tissues (Termine); Electron Microscopy of the Dental Hard tissues (Frank); The Biological Metabolism of Strontium (Eisenberg); The Role of Manganese, Copper and Zinc in the Physiology of Bones and Teeth (Guggenheim & Gaster); Relationships of Calcium, Phosphorus, Magnesium, and Fluoride in Hard- and Soft-Tissue Calcification (Pyke); Fluoride in the Calcified Structures (Zipkin); Fetal Calcification (Gedalia); The Microstructure and Composition of Fossils (Wyckoff); Experimental Ectopic Calcification (Calciphylaxis and Calcergy) (Gabbiani, Tuchweber, & Selye); Dental Calculus (Leach); Plant Calcification (Arnott); Bacterial Calcification (Takazoe); Protozoan Calcification (Isenberg & Lavine); Human Balance Studies in Mineral Metabolism (Spencer, Friedland, & Ferguson); The Dental Implicatiions of Bone Growth (Storey); Biologic Initiators of Calcification (Urist); Inhibitors of Mineralization (Russell, Robertson, & Fleisch); Calcium Tracers in the Study of Vertebrate Calcium Metabolism (Heaney); Nucleation in Biological Systems (Bachra). (Wiley-Interscience. John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1973) ISBN 0471983810. Used book. Hardcover book. No dust jacket. 899 pages. Good green cloth covers with gilt lettering on a black patch on spine. Foxing on edges of pages. Else very good. Weighs 1.4 kilograms.
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Biological Stains: A Handbook on The Nature and Uses of The Dyes Employed in The Biological Laboratory -by- H J Conn. Ninth Edition. Edited -by- R D Lillie -revised with the assistance of- E H Stotz & V M Emmel (The Williams & Wilkins Co, Baltimore, 9th ed, 1977) No ISBN. Used hardcover book. No dust jacket. 692 pages. Yellow cloth covers with red lettering. Bumped on lower end of spine. Foxing on edges of pages. Name and address of previous owner printed inside front cover. Pages are very good.
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Biological Stains: A Handbook on The Nature and Uses of The Dyes Employed in The Biological Laboratory -by- H J Conn. Eighth Edition. Edited -by- R D Lillie -revised with the assistance of- E H Stotz, V M Emmel & Mary A Darrow. With a chapter on Histochemical Reagents -by- G G Glenner (The Williams & Wilkins Co, Baltimore, 8th ed, 1969) No ISBN. Used hardcover book. No dust jacket. 692 pages. Marked red cloth covers with black and white lettering. Bumped on corners and both ends of spine. Foxing on edges of pages. Name and note of previous owner printed inside front cover. Pages are very good.
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Charles Darwin's Letters: A Selection 1825 - 1859 -edited by- Frederick Burkhardt. Foreword -by- Stephen Jay Gould. Science. Evolution. Evolutionary Biology. These letters offer a fascinating window into Charles Darwin's daily experience, scientific observations, personal concerns and friendships; provides a unique glimpse of Darwin as both naturalist and family man. (Cambridge University Press. First Edition. 1996) ISBN 0521562120. Used book. Hardcover book in dust jacket. 249 pages. In fine condition.
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Cladistics, A Practical Course In Systematics, The Systematics Association Publication No. 10 -by- P L Forey et al. Systematics underpins all of biology; cladistics is a method of systematic classification that has become a method of choice for comparative studies in all fields of biology; in cladistics, the genealogies that are reconstructed are based on common ancestry rather than on overall similarity (reprint, 1994, Clarendon Press, Oxford) ISBN 0198577664. Used book. Softcover book. 191 pages. in AS NEW condition.
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Design And Function At The Threshold Of Life: The Viruses -by- Heinz Fraenkel-Conrat (Academic Press, New York, 1962) Used softcover book. 136 pages. Covers are worn. Foxing on edges of pages. Else pages are very good.
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Evolution: The Modern Synthesis -by- Julian Huxley. (Harper & Brothers Publishers. New York. 1943) Used book. Hardcover book. No dust jacket. Good black cloth covers with faded gilt lettering on spine. 645 pages. Foxing on edges of pages. Else very good. Weighs 1.1 kilograms.
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Factors of Evolution The Theory of Stabilizing Selection Schmalhausen First Edition 
for sale, used books for sale Factors of Evolution The Theory of Stabilizing Selection -by- I I Schmalhausen -translated from the Russian by- Isadore Dordick -edited by- Theodosius Dobzhansky. (The Blakiston Company. Philadelphia. First Edition. 1949) Used hardcover book. No dust jacket. Good cloth covers marked on spine with good gilt lettering on spine. 327 pages. Covers worn on edges and corners. Foxing on edges of pages. Ex libris sticker inside front cover. Else very good. Weight 800 grams.
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Fluorescent Protein Tracing -edited by- R C Nairn. Second Edition. (E & S Livingstone Ltd, Edinburgh, 2nd ed, 1964) No ISBN. Used hardcover book in dust jacket. 335 pages. Dust jacket is grubby and worn and torn on edges and corners. Name written insiede front cover. Foxing on edges of pages. Else very good.
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Fungal Parasitism -by- Brian Deverall. The Institute Of Biology's Studies in Biology No. 17. (Edward Arnold Ltd. London. 2nd ed. 1971) ISBN 0713122358. Used softcover booklet. 57 pages. Name written on title page. Insect damage to covers. Some marks on edges of pages. Else good.
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Host Influence on Parasite Physiology -edited by- Leslie A Stauber. Contributors are: L R Cleveland; J D Fulton; R E Hungate; Allan R Timms; Donald Fairbaird; Paul P Weinstein; and Ernest Bueding. Introductory remarks by Theodor von Brand. (Rutgers University Press. New Brunswick, NJ. 1960) Used book. Softcover. 96 pages. Foxing on covers and edges of pages. Text is underlined on some pages. Else good.
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International Series of Monographs on Pure And Applied Biology. Biochemistry Division. Volume 5: The Biochemistry Of Foreign Compounds -by- Dennis V Parke -general editors- H H V Arnstein, P N Campbell, S P Datta & L L Engel. Chemicals as medicines, pesticides and food and cosmetic additives are known collectively as foreign compounds and have important applications to both pharmacology and toxicology. The book is divided into two sections: Biochemical Mechanisms, covering the absorbtion and excretion of foreign compounds and their metabolism. The second, Applications, deals with illustrative examples from the major classes of these compounds, namely natural products, food additives, drugs, pesticides and industrial chemicals. (Pergamon Press, Oxford, 1968) Used hardcover book in dust jacket. 269 pages. Dust jacket is soiled, worn and torn on edges. Small tear in title page. Foxing on edges of pages. Else good.
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International Series of Monographs on Pure And Applied Biology. Modern Trends in Physiological Sciences Division. Volume 9: Progress In Microscopy -by- M Françon (M Francon) -general editors- P Alexander & Z M Bacq (Row, Peterson & Co, Evanston IL, 1961) Used hardcover book. No dust jacket. 295 pages. Dark grey cloth covers worn on corners and both ends of spine. Fep torn at bottom at hinge. Foxing on eps, first and last few pages and edges of pages. Else good.
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Micrographia or Some Physiological Descriptions of Minute Bodies Made By Magnifying Glasses With Observations and Enquiries Thereupon -by- Robert Hooke. An unabridged facsimile reproduction of the first edition published by the Royal Society in 1665 with the Index Section from the 1745 and 1780 editions (Dover Publications Inc, 1961) Used softcover book. 273 pages. Heavy insect damage to covers. Stains on spine. Foxing on edges of pages. Else pages are very good.
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Micromanipulators and Micromanipulation -by- Dr Hamed M El-Badry (Springer Verlag, Wien, 1963) Used hardcover book. No dust jacket. 333 pages. Good orange cloth covers with black lettering. Light foxing on edges of pages. Else very good.
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Microscopy: The Construction, Theory and Use of The Microscope -by- E J Spitta. With 47 half-tone reproductions from original negatives and 241 text illustrations. B/w ricepaper protected frontispiece of the proboscis of a blow-fly (John Murray London, 1907) Used hardcover book. No dust jacket. 468 pages + plates. Red coth covers are marked, bumped on corners, sunned on spine and rear cover. Cloth covering of spine is coming loose however binding is firm. Name written inside front cover. Foxing on eps, first and last few pages and on edges of pages. Else pages are very good. Weighs 1.4 kilograms.
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Nerve-Muscle Interaction -by- G Vrbova, T Gordon & R Jones (Chapman & Hall Ltd, London, 1978) ISBN 0412157209. Used hardcover book in dust jacket. 233 pages. Dust jacket is worn on upper edge. Light foxing on edges of pages. Else very good.
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Perfusion Techniques In Biochemistry: A Laboratory Manual in the Use of Isolated Perfused Organs in Biochemical Experimentation -by- B D Ross (Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1972) Used hardcover book in price-clipped dust jacket. 479 pages. Dust jacket worn on edges and has a tear in the rear cover. Light foxing on edges of pages. Else very good. Weighs 1.1 kilograms.
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Principles Of Biology Volumes I and II -by- Herbert Spencer (D Appleton & Co, New York, 1897) Two volumes. Hardcover books. No dust jackets. Half leather with marbled boards. Covers are worn with small chips at both ends of spines. Page edges are untrimmed. Foxing on edges of pages. Else good. Both volumes together weigh 1.4 kilograms.
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Problems Of Life: An Evaluation of Modern Biological and Scientific Thought -by- Ludwig von Bertalanffy (Harper Torchbooks, The Science Library, TB 521, Harper & Brothers, New York, 1960) Used softcover book, 216 pages, Heavy insect damage to covers, foxing on edges of pages, corners creased, else good.
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Proteins of Animal Cell Plasma Membranes, Volume 2 -by- Donald F H Wallach (Annual Research Reviews: Physiology and Pharmacology) (Eden Press Inc, Montreal, 1979) ISBN 0443020345. Used hardcover book. No dust jacket. 260 pages. Good dark blue cloth covers with gilt lettering. Faded on spine. Foxing on upper edges of pages. Else very good.
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Pulmonates, Volume 1: Functional Anatomy And Physiology -edited by- Vera Fretter & J Peake. Biology. Snails and Slugs. (Academic Press, London, 1975) ISBN 0122675010. Used hardcover book, no dust jacket, 417 pages, ex-library with the usual marks and stamps, remains of pocket inside cover with black marks and previous owner's name on fep, library sticker on spine has been blacked, blue cloth faded on spine with good gilt lettering on spine, knocked in corners, small nick at bottom of front board, half title page is creased, all other pages are very good.
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Radioisotope Laboratory Techniques -by- R A Faires & B H Parks. Third Edition. With a chapter -by- R D Stubbs. (Butterworths, London, 3rd edition, 1973) ISBN 0408703237. Used hardcover book in price-clipped dust jacket. 312 pages. Dust jacket is worn and torn along upper edge. Foxing on edges of pages. A few pages have lower corner torn. Else good.
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Rats Lice and History, A Study in Biography, Hans Zinsser, used books on typhus, used 
books on disease, for sale Rats, Lice and History: A Study in Biography -by- Hans Zinsser. Typhus. Biography of a Bacillus. Typhus has been Man's enemy for fifteen hundred years; a greater conqueror than Napoleon; a more destructive influence than gunpowder. Dr Hans Zinsser tells the career of Typhus with cracking humour. (The Atlantic Monthly Press by Little, Brown and Company. Boston. 30th printing. 1963) Used book. Hardcover book in dust jacket. 301 pages. Dust jacket is poor: soiled and torn. Written gift inscription on front free endpaper. Foxing on edges of pages. Else book is very good. Weight 550 grams.
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Rhythmic Functions In The Living System (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences Volume 98, Art. 4. Pages 753-1326. Conference editor: William Wolf (New York Academy of Sciences, October 30, 1942) Used softcover book. Name written on first page. Covers are creased, worn and have tanned. Foxing on edges of pages. Else pages are very good.
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Selected Works -by- I P Pavlov -edited under the supervision of- Kh. S Koshtoyants. Selected Works of famous Russian physiologist Ivan Pavlov. Contents include his public and scientific speeches and addresses; works on blood circulation and the trophic action of the nervous system; works on digestion; the problem of the study of higher nervous activity and the ways of its experimental solution; methods of investigation and fundamental laws of development; theory of analysers, localization of functions and mechanism of voluntary movements; theory of general types of animal and human higher nervous activity; problems of sleep and hypnosis; physiology and psychology; experimental pathology of the higher nervous activity; physiology and psychiatry; fragments of statements at the "Wednesday" gatherings (1955. Foreign Languages Pub House. Moscow) Used hardcover book. No dust jacket. Good brown pseudo-leather covers with white lettering. 654 pages. Ex-library with the usual marks and stamps. Foxing on endpapers and on page edges. Else in very good condition.
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Staining Procedures used by the Biological Stain Commission. Second Edition. Revised -by- Conn, Darrow, Emmel. Published under the auspices of the Biological Stain Commission, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY. (The Williams & Wilkins Company. Baltimore. Reprint. Circa 1970) Library of Congress Catalog Card Number 60-9560. Used book. Spiralbound softcover book. 289 pages. Introduction pages are missing - the first page is the Preface page. Spiral comb is broken. Insect damage and foxing on the covers. Publisher details and name of previous owner written inside front cover. Foxing on edges of pages. Else pages are very good.
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Symposia of The Society for Experimental Biology No. II: Growth Differentiation and Morphogenesis -edited by- J F Danielli & R Brown (published for the Company of Biologists on behalf of the Society for Experimental Biology. Cambridge University Press, 1967) Used hardcover book in price-clipped dust jacket. 365 pages. Dust jacket is worn and chipped on corners and both ends of spine and discoloured on spine. Foxing on edges of pages. Else book is good. Contents are: The Role of the Cell in Determination (Wigglesworth); Concepts on the Mechanism of Embryonic Induction and their Relation to Parthenogenesis and Malignancy (Holtfreter); On the Developmental Physiology of the Sea Urchin (Horstafius & Gustafson); Growth and Differentiation of Nerve Fibres (Young); The Control of Flowering in Plants (Gregory); Factors Governing the Induction and Development of Reproductive Structures in Plants (Hamner); Vegetative and Reproductive Development of 'Kalanchoe Blossfeldiana' as Influenced by Photoperiodism (Harder); Growth, Differentiation and Function of Explants of some Endochrine Glands (Gaillard); The Genetic Control of Development (Waddington); Genes and Pathological Development in Mammals (Gruneberg); Gene Action in Growth and Differentiation of Lethal Mutants of 'Drosophila' (Hadorn); Nucleus and Cytoplasm in Differentiation (Mather); The Geometry of Phyllotaxis and its Origin (Richards); Diffentiation to the Primary Shoots of 'Lupinus albus L' and of 'Tropaeolum majus L' (Ball); On the Determination of Leaves (Snow & Snow); Experimental Morphology with Special Reference to Pteridophytes (Wardlaw); Differentiation as the Controlled Production of Unique Enzymatic Patterns (Spiegelman); Morphogenic Factors as Exemplified by the Onion Plant (Heath & Holdsworth); Observations on the Present State of Embryology (Woodger).
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Symposia of The Society for Experimental Biology No. VI: Structural Aspects of Cell Physiology. Papers read at a symposium held in Bristol in July, 1951 (published for the Company of Biologists on behalf of the Society for Experimental Biology. Cambridge University Press, 1952) Used hardcover book in dust jacket. 357 pages. Dust jacket is poor: worn on edges, has insect damage, torn on corners and at top of spine, spine has darkened. Foxing on edges of pages. Else book is very good. Contents are: Structural Factors in Cell Permeability and in Secretion (Danielli); The Properties of the Nerve Membrane and its Relation to the Conduction of Impulses (Katz); The Cell Surface in Relation to Fertilization (Runnstrom); The Nucleus in Fertilization, Mitosis and Cell Divison (Swann); Cell Membranes and Cell Division (Michison); The Action of General Anaesthetics and the Mechanism of the Response to Touch (Goldacre); Contractile Vacuoles (Kitching); The Cellular Fate of Injected Antigens (Coons); The Role of the Nucleus and the Cytoplasm in Synthesis and Morphogenesis (Brachet); Cytoplasmic Structure and Virus Reproduction (Sanders); Genetical Analysis of Cell Organization (Pontecorvo); The Behaviour of Nuclei and Cytoplasm in Amphibian Interspecific Crosses (Baltzer); Experimental Work on Amphibian Oocyte Nuclei (Callan); Inhibitors and Physiology (Hughes); Ultra-violet Absorbtion of Living Cell Nuclei During Growth and Division (Walker & Yates); The Structure of the Yeast Cell (Lindgren); Structure of Root Meristem Cells of 'Vicia faba (Chayen); Fine Structure of Plant Cells (Manton); Growth of Plant Cell Walls (Frey-Wyssling); The Mechanism of Plant Cell Growth (Brown, Reith & Robinson); Biological Units of Cellulose Structure (Preston).
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Symposia of The Society for Experimental Biology No. X: Mitochondria and Other Cytoplasmic Inclusions -edited by- F K Sanders (published for the Company of Biologists on behalf of the Society for Experimental Biology. Cambridge University Press, 1962) Used hardcover book in dust jacket. 372 pages. Dust jacket is chipped on corners and both ends of spine and discoloured on spine. Insect damage to edge of rear flap of dust jacket. Pages at front and rear of book are also stained on lower corner. Foxing on edges of pages. Else book is good. Contents are: The Golgi Controversy (Baker); Cytoplasmic Inclusions of the Snail Amoebocyte (Crawford); Organization in Relation to Enzymic Functions (Green); The Enzymic Heterogeneity of Cell-Fractions Isolated by Differential Centrifuging (de Duve); The Structure of the Golgi Apparatus in Vertebrate Cells Examined by Light- and Electron Miscroscopy (Lacy & Challice); Biochemical Heterogeneity of the Cytoplasmic Particles of Rat-Liver (Novikoff); Sarcosomes (Slater); Cytoplasmic Particles of Plant-Roots (Chayen & Jackson); Electron-Microscopy of Mitochondria and the Golgi Complex (Dalton & Felix); Phase-Contract and Interference Microscopy in the Study of Cell-Structure (Barer & Joseph); The Fine Structure of the Protozoan 'Spirostomum ambiguum' (Randall).
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Symposia of The Society for Experimental Biology No. XVI: Biological Receptor Mechamisms -edited by- J W L Beament (published for the Company of Biologists on behalf of the Society for Experimental Biology. Cambridge University Press, 1957) Used hardcover book in price-clipped dust jacket. 357 pages. Dust jacket is chipped on corners, worn on both ends of spine, stained in lower corner (both front and rear covers) and discoloured on spine. Foxing on edges of pages. Else very good. Contents are: Prologue: The Input Element (J W S Pringle); The Retinal Organization of Vision in Vertebrates (W A H Rushton); Visual Excitation: A Chemo-Anatomical Study (G Wald, P K Brown & I R Gibbons); The Optics of the Compound Eye (J W Kuiper); The Resolving Power of the Compound Eye (E T Burtt & W T Catton); The Spectral Sensitivity of Single Visual Cells (D Burkhardt); Some Non-Photosynthetic Effects of Light on Higher Plants (O V S Heath & Daphne Vince.
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Symposia of The Society for Experimental Biology No. XXII: Aspects of Cell Motility -edited by- P L Miller (published for the Company of Biologists on behalf of the Society for Experimental Biology. Cambridge University Press, 1968) Used hardcover book in price-clipped dust jacket. 370 pages. Dust jacket is discoloured on spine, torn and chipped on edges and corners and has insect damage. Foxing on edges of pages, else book is very good. Contents are: The Role of Myosin in Muscular Contractions (Perry); The Role of Actin-Myosin in Contraction (Szent-Gyorgyi) (Addendum: Polymerization of Microtubule Protein -by- Stephens); Contractile Mechanisms of Smooth Muscle (Ruegg); Mechano-Chemical Transformation in Striated Muscle (Pringle); Membrane Systems in Muscle Cells (Podolsky); Mechanisms of Sperm Movement (Brokaw); Aspects of Motility in Non-Flagellate Spermatozoa of Freshwater Ostracods (Gupta); Patterns of Ciliary Beating (Sleigh); Differences of a Fundamental Nature Among Several Types of Amoeboid Movement (Allen); Cell Surface Membrane and Amoeboid Movement (Wolpert & Gingell); The Mechanism of Cytoplasmic Movement in a Myxomycete Plasmodium (Kamiya); Structure and Function of Bacterial Flagella (Lowy & Spencer); Electrical Phenomena Associated with Cell Movements (Ambrose & Forrester); Untrastructure and Dynamics of the Moving Nucleus (Girbardt); Nuclear Movements in 'Schizophyllum' (Snider); Chromosome Movement and Fine Structure of the Mitotic Spindle (Bajer); The Mechanics and Mechanism of Cleavage in the Sea-Urchin Egg (Hiramoto); Light and Chloroplast Movements (Virgin).
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The Biology of Mosquito-Borne Disease -by- P F Mattingly. (The Science of Biology Series 1 -edited by- J D Carthy and J F Sutcliffe) (George Allen & Unwin Ltd. London. 1969) ISBN 045700087. Used book. Softcover. 184 pages. Covers are worn on edges and grubby. Marks on lower edges of pages. Foxing on edges of pages. Else good.
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The Cytologic Diagnosis of Cancer -by- The Staff of The Vincent Memorial Laboratory of The Vincent Memorial Hospital; A Gynecologic Service affiliated with the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts; the Department of Gynecology Harvard Medical School (publshed under the sponsorship of The American Cancer Society by W B Saunders Company, Philadelphia, 1950) Used hardcover book. No dust jacket. 229 pages. Good red cloth covers with gilt lettering on a black patch. Covers worn on corners and both ends of spine. Name and date written inside front cover. Foxing on edges of pages. Else very good.
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The History Of Biology -by- Erik Nordenskiold. Originally issued as 'Biologins Historia' in 3 volumes 1920-1924 Stockholm, Bjorck & Borjesson (2nd printing, 1936, Tudor Pub Co, New York) Used hardcover book, no dust jacket, green cloth gilt lettering, 629pp+index, page ends uncut, in good condition. This book weighs 1.3 kilograms.
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The Microscope And Its Use -by- Frank J Munoz -in collaboration with- Dr Harry A Charipper (Chemical Publishing Co Inc, Brooklyn, NY, First Edition, 1943) Used hardcover book. No dust jacket. 334 pages. Marked green cloth covers with black lettering on spine, bumped on corners and both ends of spine. Spine discoloured. Foxing on endpapers, first and last few pages and edges of pages. Bookshop inked stamp on front endpaper. Else very good.
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The Microtomist's Vade-Mecum (Bolles Lee): A Handbook of the Methods of Animal and Plant Microscopic Technique -edited by- J Bronte Gatenby & H W Beams. 11th edition. (The Blakiston Company, Philadelphia, 1950) Used hardcover book. No dust jacket. 753 pages. Blue cloth covers have some marks and wear to corners and both ends of spine. Ex-libris sticker inside front cover. Page edges have tanned with foxing. One page has been torn and taped. Hinge has cracked at fep exposing binding however binding is firm. Text is good. Weighs 1.2 kilograms.
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The Microtomist's Vade-Mecum: A Handbook of the Methods of Microscopic Anatomy -by- Arthur Bolles Lee. Fourth Edition 1896. (J & A Churchill, London, 1896) Used hardcover book. No dust jacket. 536 pages. Ex-library with the usual marks and stamps. Black cloth covers worn and chipped on edges and corners. Cloth covering of spine is partially missing. Foxing and some insect damage on edges of pages, else pages are good. Weighs 1 kilogram.
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The Microtomist's Vade-Mecum: A Handbook of the Methods of Microscopic Anatomy -by- Arthur Bolles Lee. Fifth Edition 1900. (P Blakiston's Son & Co, Philadelphia, 1900) Used hardcover book. No dust jacket. 532 pages. Ex-library with the usual marks and stamps. Name, date and stamp on fep. Black cloth covers worn and marked on edges, corners and spine. 3 pages of Index at rear of book have been torn and taped. Pages edges have tanned. Else pages are very good. Weighs 1 kilogram.
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The Theory Of Optics -by- Paul Drude. Translated from the German -by- C Riborg Mann & Robert A Millikan (Dover Publications Inc, New York, 1959) Used softcover book. 546 pages. Covers have insect damage. Spine discoloured. Foxing on edges of pages. Else pages are very good.
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The Theory Of The Microscope -by- L C Martin (American Elsevier Publ Co Inc, New York, First Edition, 1966) Used hardcover book in dust jacket. 488 pages. Dust jacket is poor: worn and torn on edges and corners with small pieces missing. Foxing on eps and edges of pages. Else book is good.
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The Ultrastructure of The Animal Cell (International Series of Monographs in Pure and Applied Biology, Zoology Division, Volume 37) -by- L T Threadgold -general editor- G A Kerkut (Pergamon Press, Oxford, reprint of 1st ed, 1969) No ISBN. Used hardcover book in dust jacket. 313 pages. Dust jacket is grubby, worn and chipped on edges and has insect damage to edges of flaps. Foxing on upper edges of pages. Else good.
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Tissues And Organs: A Text-Atlas of Scanning Electron Microscopy -by- Richard G Kessel & Randy H Kardon. Histology. Biological Ultrastructure. Scanning Electron Photography. Micrographs. Over 700 black and white photographs of the tissues and organs of the body correlated with text and diagrams (W H Freeman & Co. San Francisco. 1979) ISBN 0716700905. Used oblong softcover book. 317 pages. Covers and some pages are worn on edges. Corners bumped. Edges of pages are grubby. Else good.
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