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The Testimony of the Rocks

Testimony or, Geology in its Bearings on Two Theologies, Natural and Revealed.
by Hugh Miller, with an introduction by Dr Michael A Taylor
St Matthew Publishing Ltd, hardback.

ISBN 9781901546118

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Macular Degeneration Vision Improvement

Macular

by Chet Cunningham
United Research Publishers, published by Windsor Health. Paperback.

ISBN 1903904285

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The Adventures of Penrose the Mathematical Cat

Penrose cat by Theoni Pappas
published by World Wide Publishing, 2005

These enchanting stories make maths come to life. Join Penrose on this madcap tour. Ideal to encourage children to love maths!
114 pages paperback
ISBN 1884550142

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The Usborne Illustrated Dictionary of Maths

Maths dictionary by Tori Large
Illustrated by Adam Constantine
published by Usborne, 2003

Consiceexplanations enhanced with examples and diagrams provide confidence and understanding of maths for exam success. Ideal for home study with internet links to complement each topic.
128 pages paperback
ISBN 0746051573

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Go Figure

go figure by Daniel Smith
published by Michael O'Mara Books, 2012

The Marvellous Maths Workbook for all ages. A great book to help you master the basics and beyond including arithmetic, probability, fractions, measurements and statistics. Complete with answers.
224 pages paperback
ISBN 9781843178644

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The Millennium Problems

The Millennium Problems by Keith Devlin
published by Grants Books, 2002

The seven greatest unsolved mathematical puzzles of our time.
237 pages hardback
ISBN 1862076863

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Q is for Quantum

Q is for Quantum by John Gribbin
published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1998

Particle physics from A to Z from the author of Schrodinger's Kittens. Complete with timeline and illustrations.
545 pages paperback
ISBN 0297817523

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The Meaning of It All

The Meaning of It All by Richard P Feynman
published by Penguin, 1999

A neat summary of Feynman's philosophy of science through a collection of personal stories.
133 pages paperback
ISBN 0140276351

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Einstein's Universe

Einstein's Universe by Nigel Calder
published by BBC Publications, 1979

This book explains the salient ideas of relativity in plain language.
178 pages hardback
ISBN 0563175923

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The Edge of Infinity

The Edge of Infinity by Paul Davies
published by J M Dent & Sons Ltd, 1939

Here Davies discusses naked singularities and the destination of space time. He goes beyond black holes to the end of the Universe.
194 pages hardback
ISBN 0460044907

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The Joy of π

The Joy of pi by David Blatner
published by The Penguin Press, 1997

Few mathematical mysteries have captured the imagination as much as pi: the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter. For four thousand years we have puzzled over this transcendental number.
129 pages hardback
ISBN 0713992174

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The Divine Proportion

The Divine Proportion by H E Huntley
published by Dover Publications, 1970

Using simple mathematical formulas requiring only a very limited knowledge of maths, Huntley explores the fascinating relationship between geometry and aesthetics.
186 pages paperback
ISBN 9780486222547

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Pioneers of Science

Pioneers of Science by Robert L Weber
edited by J M A Lenihan
published by The Institute Of Physics, 1980

A collection of the biographies of one hundred and fourteen men and women who have been awarded the Nobel Prize for physics from 1903 to 1979.
272 pages hardback
ISBN 0854980369

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The First Three Minutes

The First Three Minutes by Steven Weinberg
published by Andre Deutsch, 1978

A modern view of the origin of the universe. A bold brief and lucid book.
188 pages hardback
ISBN 0233969063

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Fifty Per Cent Proof - an anthology of mathematical humour

Fifty Per Cent Proof compiled by Keith Selkirk & William Wynne Willson
published by The Mathematical Association/Stanley Thomas, 1939

A selection of mathematical humour designed to show the human face of mathematics including jokes, stories and cartoons.
87 pages paperback
ISBN 0748701662

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The Fifth Miracle

The Fifth Miracle by Paul Davies
published by Allan Lane, 1998

The origin of life remains one of the great unsolved mysteries of science. This book reveals the remarkable theories that seem to transform our understanding of the unfolding drama of the cosmos. Inscription under dust jacket flap.
260 pages hardback
ISBN 9780713992158

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The Story of Mathematics

The Story of Mathematics by Anne Rooney
published by Accturus, 2009

This book traces humankind's greatest achievements, plotting a journey from innumerate cave-dwellers through 4000 years to where we stand today. Beautifully illustrated throughout in full colour.
208 pages paperback
ISBN 9781841939407

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The Maths Gene

The Maths Gene by Keith Devlin
published by Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 2000

Everyone has the ability to do maths. Devlin asks the question that no-one ever thought to ask before - how did humans acquire the ability to do maths. The Maths Gene explains why everyone has it but most people don't use it. Some pencil notes on the blank end pages.
305 pages paperback
ISBN 0297645714

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The Code Book

The Code Book by Simon Singh
published by Fourth Estate, 2000

Singh reveals through thrilling stories of espionage, intrigue, intellectual brilliance and military cunning the gripping history of cryptography.
402 pages paperback
ISBN 0007635745

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The Book of Numbers

The Book of Numbers by Tim Glynne-Jones
published by Arturus, 2007

From algebra to astrology, music to mythology, from religion to recreation and from science to superstition, The Book of Numbers embraces this infinitely broad subject and puts it all in order - beginning with 0.
190 pages paperback
ISBN 9781848371903

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Longitude

Longitude by Dava Sobel
published by Harper Perennial, 2007

The true story of the lone genius who solved the greatest scientific problem of his time.
184 pages paperback
ISBN 9780007790166

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The Calendar

The Calendar by David Ewing Duncan
published by Fourth Estate, 1998

The 5000 year struggle to align the clock and the Heavens and what happened to the missing ten days.
360 pages hardback
ISBN 1857027213

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Profiles of the Future

Profiles of the Future by Arthur C Clarke
published by The Scientific Book Club, 1962

An enquiry into the limits of the possible by one of the best science fiction writers. This non fiction title includes a very illuminating timeline of human achievement through time. Published in 1962, it is fascinating to see how much he predicted that we have actually now see in our everyday lives.
220 pages hardback

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Satellite

Satellite by Erik Bergaust & William Beller
published by The Scientific Book Club, 1957

Written at the time of the start of space exploration, this book looks at what a satellite is with such knowledge and excitement from the two learned authors. Foreward by Prof. Hermann Oberth. Complete with colour dust jacket in almost new condition and with slightest tanning to top of pages only.
239 pages hardback

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50 Amazing Things Kids Need To Know About Mathematics

50 Amazing Things Kids Need To Know About Mathematics by Anne Rooney
published by Quercus Books, 1939

For ages 7-11 years. Written by an educational expert, it reinforces the national Curriculum for Mathematics suitable for all abilities.
191 pages hardback
ISBN 9780857386021

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The Big Idea - 6 books

The Big Idea series is a fascinating look at the greatest advances in our scientific history, and at the men and women who made these fundamental breakthroughs. Published in handy paperback format for reading any time.

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Pythagoras & His Theorem

Pythagoras and His Theorem

by Paul Strathern
published by Arrow Books, 2009

Pythagoras was arguably the first genius of Western culture establishing a blend of high intellect and high lunacy which became a recurring theme in scholarly heritage.
96 pages paperback
ISBN 9780099237525

Einstein &
Relativity

Einstein and Relativity

by Paul Strathern
published by Arrow Books, 2009

E = mc2 is the world's most famous equation, but what does it mean and why were Einstein's theories so groundbreaking? Einstein's revolutionary papers on his Theories of Relativity changed mankind's view of the world and universe for ever.
96 pages paperback
ISBN 9780099237525

Darwin &
Evolution

Darwin and Evolution

by Paul Strathern
published by Arrow Books, 2009

Darwin & Evolution is a riveting look into the life of Charles Darwin and his reluctant rise to become one of the greatest scientists of all time. Darwin's Big Idea provides an account of his groundbreaking voyage on HMS Beagle, and the implications of his revolutionary concept of evolution.
96 pages paperback
ISBN 9780099237525

Galileo & The Solar System

Galileo and The Solar System

by Paul Strathern
published by Arrow Books, 2009

The Father of Science and his discoveries shattered the human ignorance about the true nature of our solar system and our place in the universe. This book brings to life all of the great man's inventions, pioneering ideas and struggles in an easy to follow way.
96 pages paperback
ISBN 9780099238027

Newton &
Gravity

Newton and Gravity

by Paul Strathern
published by Arrow Books, 2009

Newton's observations on motion, gravity and light revolutionised the world and opened up humanity's understanding of the universe. This book also tells the captivating story of his youth, faith and personality.
96 pages paperback
ISBN 9780099237624

Hawking & Black Holes

Hawking and Black Holes

by Paul Strathern
published by Arrow Books, 2009

Stephen Hawking's discoveries and research on black holes and cosmology have made him an academic celebrity and perhaps the best known scientist of our time. This book provides an accessible and engrossing way to explain his discoveries and the way his work has influenced our lives today.
96 pages paperback
ISBN 9780099237723

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The Mathematical Intelligencer

The Mathematical Intelligencer

Intelligencer

We are delighted to be able to offer a comprehensive selection of back issues of the classic popular mathematics magazine The Mathematical Intelligencer.

Published by Springer Verlag, the Intelligencer covers a wide range of mathematical topics with each issue having something for everyone. It's "about mathematics, about mathematicians, and about the history and culture of mathematics."

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