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DRAWING GEOMETRY
John Allen
ISBN9780863156083
$29.95

Step by step instructions for constructing  two-dimensional geometry by hand. Simple and elegant and in the Platonic tradition the 'ever true'.

Floris Books, Edinburgh, UK, 2007. Softback. 87 pages. NEW


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A NEW STORY OF THE STARS and sequels
A W Bickerton
710280921
$275.00

Very rare collection of articles on Bickerton's Partial Impact and Selective Molecular Escape theories. Originally published in the Lyttelton Times, they are collected here with with his Reply to Critics and the previously unpublished The Phenomena of Cosmic Impact.

Whitcombe and Tombs Ltd. with Bickerton Brothers, Christchurch, 1892, 1895, 1896. Hardback with no dust jacket. 87+20+16+22 +vi pages. SECONDHAND


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RUTHERFORD SCIENTIST SUPREME
John Campbell
ISBN9780473057008
$75.00

Rutherford is one of the most illustrious scientists in history yet his homeland under-rates him. He was born raised and educated in New Zealand and left for Britain when he was 23. This biography is the result of two decades of research. Signed by the author.

ASS Publications, Christchurch, 1999. Hardback with dust jacket. 515 pages. SECONDHAND


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RUTHERFORD AT MANCHESTER
Contributions by Charles Darwin, E. Marsden, E N da C Andrade, Niels Bohr, Ernest Rutherford, HGJ Moseley and others. Edited by J B Birks
810250325
$45.00

Collects Rutherford Memorial Lectures, Speeches at the Commemorative Session, reprints of Original Papers on Physics related to Rutherford's atomic research.

W A Benjamin, New York, 1963. Hardback with slip case. 364 pages. SECONDHAND


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MAD ON RADIUM New Zealand in the Atomic Age
Rebecca Priestly
ISBN9781869407278
$45.00

The story of 'nuclear New Zealand' once a country with much enthusiasm for nuclear science and technology, prospecting for Uranium on the West Coast and plans for a nuclear power station on the Kaipara. The lover affair only began to change in the 1970's.

Auckland University Press, 2012. Softback. 284 pages. NEW


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BRIGHT STAR Beatrice Hill Tinsley, Astronomer
Christine Cole Catley
ISBN1877340014
$45.00

New Zealand bred astronomer who did important work on the origins of galaxies and the universe at Yale University. Beatrice Hill Tinsley sadly died when she was only 40 when she had so much more to offer astronomy.

Cape Catley Ltd., Auckland, 2006. Softback, 445 pages. SECONDHAND