BOOKHOME
AUSTRALIAN INTERNET BOOKSHOP

INTERNET BOOKSHOP: SELLING BOOKS SINCE 1998

ORDER 2 OR MORE BOOKS: RECEIVE 20% DISCOUNT !!
Equivalent to free postage

PO Box 176, Annandale NSW 2038, Australia.
Phone: (02) 9550-1258 (late afternoon or message).


**EMAIL YOUR ORDER
OR QUERY
GO TO HOME
PAGE
GO TO BOOKLIST
MENU

**If this link does not work, update your web browser email
settings, or email us: Go to Contact Page

OUT-OF-PRINT, REMAINDERED, SECONDHAND & ANTIQUARIAN
BOOKS FOR SALE:

TECHNOLOGY ** MACHINERY ** MACHINES ** ENGINEERING **COMPUTERS ** COMPUTING ** INTERNET ** EMAIL ** WORLD WIDE WEB (WWW) ** DIGITAL ECONOMY ** NUCLEAR POWER ** ATOMIC BOMBS ** NUCLEAR WEAPONS.
179 Items.

See also (click link): PHYSICS & CHEMISTRY ** ENVIRONMENT & CONSERVATION (POLLUTION) ** SCIENCE & BIOSCIENCES ** TRANSPORT & AVIATION ** COMMUNICATION & LANGUAGE (WORD PROCESSING) ** BUSINESS & WORKPLACE.

NOTE: Some books may have recently been sold.
Check this on our online database, updated frequently !!

  1. TO LOCATE BOOKS. To quickly locate a word or phrase in the list below, select FIND (or equivalent) on your Web browser (as a button or in a pull down menu).
  2. PHOTOS. We are currently taking photos of our books (not yet complete). Please enquire if you wish to see a photo of a book.
  3. TO ORDER BOOKS. To order a book, send us an email - or locate the book in our online database (on our home page, www.bookhome.com.au: click link above), and follow instructions (shopping basket and online payment available).
  4. PAYMENT METHODS. Visa, Mastercard, Amex credit cards; PayPal, Direct Deposit; Australian Cheque.
Prices in Australian dollars (AUD). Books located in Australia.
All books are in stock (except for a few recent sales). Plus postage at cost.
We offer 20% discount for orders of 2 or more books.

UPDATED: SEPTEMBER 3, 2020



1. Abrasives Pty Ltd, Australian (1959). Handbook on Grinding and Grinding Wheels. Sydney, Auburn: Australian Abrasives Pty Ltd. 100 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, card covers, stapled (little rusted), black & white & single-colour drawings & tables, top edge edge lightly foxed, cover lightly faded, pages & rear cover lightly toned, minor edgewear. This little Australian book is a handbook on the use of grinding wheels. There is a grinding wheel recommendations table at the rear of the book. Our Book No: 26662. $15 AUD.

2. Agar, Jon (2003). Constant Touch: A Global History of the Mobile Phone (1st ed) [Revolutions in Science]. Cambridge: Icon Books. 172 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear jacket. This book takes the mobile phone to pieces, tracing what makes it work, and puts it together again, showing how it was built in different ways in different national contexts in the United states, Europe and the Far East. Jon Agar tells a truly global history of the mobile phone. ISBN: 1840464194. Our Book No: 20792. $10 AUD.

3. Agrawal, Abha (2006). EndNote 1-2-3 Easy!: Reference Management for the Professional (1st ed). New York: Springer Science + Business. 241 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, CD-ROM in rear pocket. A clear guide to the popular Endnote database program, often used to store references for scientific papers. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0387249915. Our Book No: 14795. $10 AUD.

4. Alexander, Todd (2006). How to Buy and Sell on eBay: The Official Pocket Guide (1st ed). Sydney: Hodder Australia. 140g pp. Paperback small trade, very good condition, figures, tables, top corner front cover creased, crease front cover, minor edgewear. The official pocket guide guide to making the most of the new eBay, for beginners and experienced users alike. The book has steps, tips and helpful symbols. The chapters include: trading safely, registration, bidding at auction, buying at a fixed price, sending payment, selling on eBay, and getting help. ISBN: 0733620728. Our Book No: 30472. $20 AUD.

5. Alexander, Todd (2013). The New eBay: The Official Guide to Buying, Selling, Running a Profitable Business (1st ed). Brisbane, Milton: Wrightbooks. 280 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, minor edgewear, figures, tables. This book is the official and definitive guide to making the most of the new eBay, for beginners and experienced users alike. The book has steps, tips and colour screenshots. ISBN: 9781118588536. Our Book No: 30284. $20 AUD.

6. Alley, William M.; Alley, Rosemarie (2013). Too Hot to Touch: The Problem of High-level Nuclear Waste (1st ed). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (CUP). 370 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), figures, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear jacket (tiny dent top edge), top spine little creased. The full history of nuclear waste from the early days after World War 2 (WW2) up to the present time. William Alley is an expert including leading the US Geological Survey (USGS) study of Yucca Mountain. The book is written in down-to-earth language which will interest public interest groups, affected communities, and anyone interested in finding out more about this issue. It is also a valuable resource for policymakers, political staff, environmentalists, and research scientists working in related fields. ISBN: 9781107030114. Our Book No: 30163. $30 AUD.

7. Anderson, Chris (2006). The Long Tail: How Endless Choice is Creating Unlimited Potential (1st UK ed). London: Random House. 238 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition. In the new economics of online commerce, the combined value of the millions of items that only sell in small quantities exceeds that of the few best-sellers. The 80/20 rule (that 20% of items produce 80% of sales revenue) no longer applies. Chris Anderson first explored the Long Tail in an article in Wired magazine that soon become the most influential business essay of our time. Now, in this book, he takes a closer look at the new economics of the internet age, and he sets down the rules for operating in a long-tail economy that applies across a wide range of merchandise categories. ISBN: 190521121X. Our Book No: 12741. $10 AUD.

8. Arbuckle, James L. (1998). AMOS User's Guide Version 3.6 (Reprint ed). Chicago: Smallwaters Corporation / SPSS Inc. 600 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good plus condition, figures. Heavy (1.0 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This statistical computer package performs structural equation modelling and path analysis. ISBN: 1568271255. Our Book No: 13545. $20 AUD.

9. Bainbridge, William Sims (1992). Social Research Methods and Statistics: A Computer Assisted Introduction (Reprint ed). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing. 573 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, figures, tables, few rear pages little creased, computer disk at rear. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book explains the principles, techniques, and underlying logic that guide qualitative and quantitative social research from start to finish. The focus is on methods, and basic statistical concepts are introduced - revealing the vital link between data gathering and analysis. The software contains two programs to assist qualitative research, including interviewing, sampling, coding, and data analysis of secondary government records. Includes some classic studies to reveal the realities of conducting research. ISBN: 0534131220. Our Book No: 5671. $30 AUD.

10. Baldwin, Neil (2002). Edison: Inventing the Century: A Biography. New York: Hyperion. 531 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, corner front cover creased, bottom edge rubbed, minor edgewear. The first biography of one of the seminal figures in American history to examine Thomas Edison as both myth and man, assessing his remarkable accomplishments (phonograph, motion picture camera, practical electric light bulb, electrification), as well as providing thorough measure of the many paradoxes of his character. ISBN: 0786881194. Our Book No: 16652. $25 AUD.

11. Barnard, J. A.; Bradley, J. N. (1985). Flame and Combustion (2nd revised ed). London: Chapman & Hall. 308 pp. Paperback trade, good condition, tables, figures, spine little creased, light foxing edges, crease top corner rear cover, minor edgewear corners, owner's written names including edges. A wide-ranging introduction to flames and combustion. The fundamentals of combustion and a discussion of the practical applications of this knowledge in technology is given. This second edition has been revised. problems for student solution, with answers, have been added. A new section has been included on the environmental aspects of combustion. ISBN: 0412230402. Our Book No: 25560. $20 AUD.

12. Barrass, Robert (1978). Scientists Must Write: A Guide to Better Writing for Scientists, Engineers and Students (1st p/b ed). London: Science Paperbacks / Chapman & Hall. 176 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition. A concise guide to scientists who wish to improve their writing, by lecturer at Sunderland Polytechnic. ISBN: 047099388X. Our Book No: 1879. $10 AUD.

13. Barton, Rod (2006). The Weapons Detective: The Inside Story of Australia's Top Weapons Inspector (1st ed) [Agenda series]. Melbourne: Black Inc. 278 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear. The author tells of a professional life replete with adventure, urgency and achievement. This book describes the fascinating chess-game of weapons inspection (eg, as United Nations inspector in Iraq), with a mixture of detective work, scientific analysis and mind-games. Written with humour and authority, it reveals an unsung Australian hero and sheds new light on a vital chapter of contemporary history. ISBN: 0975076957. Our Book No: 22564. $15 AUD.

14. Basu, Dipak (editor) (2001). Dictionary of Material Science and High Energy Physics (1st ed) [Comprehensive Dictionary of Physics]. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. 346 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket as issued, very good plus condition, figures, owner's rubber stamp front flyleaf. Heavy. This dictionary offers concise, authoritative definitions of more than 3,000 terms. It covers a range of matter and high energy disciplines, with natural overlap into mathematics, engineering, chemistry, and biology. The editor has provided a lucid, accessible, and convenient reference valuable to both the novice and the professional. ISBN: 0849328896. Our Book No: 25550. $35 AUD.

15. Bayley, William A. (1973). Lithgow Zig Zag Railway Blue Mountains - New South Wales (3rd enlarged ed). Bulli, NSW: Austrail Publications. 64 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet, card covers, very good condition, black & white text-photos, map, faint foxing centre map & edges, covers little faded, minor edgewear. A booklet about the Zig Zag Railway at Lithgow. Opened in 1869, the Great Lithgow Zig-Zag was acclaimed a railway engineering feat, unique in the world. The railway was in use until 1910, being superseded by a system of 10 tunnels. ISBN: 0909597103. Our Book No: 29559. $15 AUD.

16. Bayley, William A. (1975). Lapstone Zig Zag Railway Blue Mountains - New South Wales (1st ed). Bulli, NSW: Austrail Publications. 68 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, card covers, black & white text-photos, map, faint foxing edges, staples rusted, tiny scuff spine ends, covers little faded, minor edgewear. A booklet about the smaller and lesser known Zig Zag Railway at Lapstone which was used by trains for just over half as long as the Great Zig Zag Railway at Lithgow. Just on forty miles from Sydney, just two years after its opening, the Lithgow Zig Zag Railway was put in place, and the little Zig Zag at Lapstone was abandoned and forgotten, overgrown with scrub and trees until the motor car age found part of it to use as a vehicular highway. Today, it is explored by people interested in history. ISBN: 0909597073. Our Book No: 29558. $20 AUD.

17. Bayley, William A. (1977). The Great Zig Zag Railway at Lithgow. Bulli, NSW: Austrail Publications. 130 pp. Paperback, very good condition, card covers, black & white text-photos, map, faint foxing edges, covers little faded, spine little scuffed (slight loss top spine), top corner rear cover creased, minor edgewear, faint biro line front cover. This book is about the Zig Zag Railway at Lithgow. Opened in 1869, the Great Lithgow Zig-Zag was acclaimed a railway engineering feat, unique in the world. A great book for anyone wanting to learn about this fascinating part of rail history. (Incorrect ISBN 090959789 printed in book.). ISBN: 0909597189. Our Book No: 29563. $10 AUD.

18. Beadell, Len; Penney, W. G. (foreword) (2006). Blast the Bush (Reprint ed). Sydney: New Holland. 212 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings (cartoons), minor edgewear. When the time came to explore part of Australia's outback for a nuclear weapons testing program, Len Beadell was the natural choice to select and help prepare the site (Maralinga) and roads for an historic detonation in the lonely South Australian back country. With his characteristic humour and embellished with his own cartoons, he tells the story of the people who worked on the project, and he recounts the sequence of events that led up to the gigantic explosion that blasted the bush. (1 of 2 copies available.). ISBN: 9781864367362. Our Book No: 4146. $15 AUD.

19. Behrens-Kley, Theodor Heinrich; Stevens, Richard E. (translator) (1988). Microscopical Identification of Organic Compounds (Reprint ed). Chicago: Microscope Publications. 234 pp. Paperback quarto, thin card covers, very good condition, tables, few figures, minor edgewear corners, few tiny creases & edge tears front cover, owner's rubber stamps including edges. From the German original, published by Leopold Voss, Leipzig 1922. This translation represents the first systematic classification in English of organic materials, based on the microscopical properties of crystalline compounds and their derivatives. SALE PRICE. Our Book No: 25600. $40 AUD.

20. Belicove, Mikal E.; Kraynak, J. (2017). The Complete Idiot's Guide to Facebook (3rd ed). Melbourne / New York: Dorling Kindersley / Alpha Penguin Group. 288 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white figures & photos, minor edgewear corners. An excellent simple guide to getting connected with the No. 1 social network on the planet. ISBN: 9780241342190. Our Book No: 17439. $12 AUD.

21. Bentley, Judy; Bentley, James; Bates, Geoff (2003). The Lithgow Zig Zag: A Masterpiece of Railway Engineering (Reprint ed) [Lithgow Zigzag]. Corinda, QLD / Lithgow, NSW: Pictorial Press / Zig Zag Railway Co-Op. 28 pp. Paperback quarto, card cover, very good plus condition, colour & black & white text-photos. A picture booklet about this unusual zigzag railway (1869 to 1910), built to bring trains down a steep slope from the Blue Mountains to the Lithgow Valley. A masterpiece of engineering. Re-opened as a tourist railway in 1975. ISBN: 1876561262. Our Book No: 9616. $10 AUD.

22. Bilton, Nick (2013). Hatching Twitter: How a Fledgling Start-Up Became a Multimillion-Dollar Business & Accidentally Changed the World (Australian printed ed). London: Sceptre. 302 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition. In barely six years, a small group of young, ambitious programmers in Silicon Valley built an $11.5 billion business out of the ashes of a failed podcasting company. Today Twitter boasts more 200 million active users [old data]. Now Nick Bilton of the New York Times takes readers behind the scenes as Twitter grew at exponential speeds. This is a tale of betrayed friendships and high-stakes power struggles as the four founders - Biz Stone, Evan Williams, Jack Dorsey, and Noah Glass - went from everyday engineers to wealthy celebrities, featured on Time's list of the world's most influential people. Bilton's exclusive access and exhaustive investigative reporting - drawing on hundreds of sources, documents, and internal e-mails - have enabled him to write an intimate portrait of fame, influence, and power. ISBN: 9781444767049. Our Book No: 16685. $15 AUD.

23. Black, Rex C. (1979). Learning Morse Code: A Course for Novice Licence Candidates (3rd ed). Sydney: Wireless Institute of Australia (N.S.W. Division). 48 pp. Paperback small quarto, stapled pamphlet, card cover, cassette tapes MISSING, very good condition, black & white figures, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear, rear cover lightly marked, staples rusted. This is the third edition of this booklet, and the two cassette tapes mentioned are missing. This booklet offers the course in a number of progressive steps, and would interest anyone wanting to learn about Morse code, or has a collection of radio-related books. ISBN: 095961611X. Our Book No: 25837. $12 AUD.

24. Blanksby, Peter E.; Barber, James G. (2005). SPSS for Social Workers: An Introductory Workbook with CDROM. Boston: Allyn & Bacon / Pearson Education. 286 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, CDROM in rear pocket. Teaches SPSS and statistical skills using research problems drawn from typical areas of social work practice or policy, including: children of divorcing couples, children drifting in foster care, poverty and income, parenting practices and adolescent adjustment, history of sexual abuse, and youth suicide. ISBN: 020539566X. Our Book No: 13543. $25 AUD.

25. Bloomfield, F. C.; Peterson, E.; Brown, B. S. (revision) (1981). The Australian Carpenter and Joiner: Volume 2 (4th ed). Sydney: Standard Publishing Co. 233 pp. Hardback octavo, very good plus condition, red cloth cover, figures, drawings, black & white photos, minimal edgewear. Fourth edition. One volume (pages 344 to 577) of a four-volume set, written for TAFE courses in carpentry. Fourth edition, completely revised and re-written by Brown. The authors work for the Department of Technical and Further Education, New South Wales. Consists of chapter 12 (fences and gates) to chapter 23 (roofing). ISBN: 0909100071. Our Book No: 4210. $20 AUD.

26. Bodanis, David (2005). Electric Universe: How Electricity Switched on the Modern World. London: Little Brown. 237 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, edges & pages faintly toned, minor edgewear corners. Explains the many uses of electricity in the modern world. He weaves stories of divine inspiration, romance, and fraud through lucid accounts of scientific breakthrough. The journey of discovery goes to the Atlantic, Hamburg, and the insides of the human body. ISBN: 0316729728. Our Book No: 28196. $15 AUD.

27. Bonura, Larry S. (1994). The Art of Indexing (Reprint ed) [Wiley Technical Communication Library]. New York: John Wiley & Sons. 233 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), figures, minor edgewear jacket, bottom corner one page creased, tiny edge tear fore-edge. A step-by-step guide to creating comprehensive and usable technical indexes, by a professional indexer and editorial consultant. Addresses the indexing problems specific to technical documentation and gives practical solutions. Useful for writers, editors, and documentation managers to help them chart the topics of their books, reports, and documents and present a concise and accurate map that readers, researchers, libraries, bookstores, and reviewers can use to maximize the usefulness of their book. ISBN: 0471014494. Our Book No: 29999. $28 AUD.

28. Botsman, Rachel; Rogers, Roo (2010). What's Mine is Yours: The Rise of Collaborative Consumption. New York: Harper Business. 279 pp. Paperback octavo, as new condition. Discusses a new, emerging economy made possible by online social networks and fueled by increasing cost consciousness and environmental necessity. Collaborative Consumption occurs when people participate in organized sharing, bartering, trading, renting, swapping, and collectives to get the same pleasures of ownership with reduced personal cost and burden, and lower environmental impact. The book addresses three growing models: Product Service Systems (eg, Ziploc, Zipcar), Communal Economies (eg, Etsy), and Redistribution Markets (eg, eBay). Social networks facilitate consumer-to-consumer marketplaces that redistribute goods from where they are not needed to somewhere or someone where they are. This trend is in conjunction with the emergence of shared collective information sites such as Wikipedia and Flickr. ISBN: 9780062046451. Our Book No: 16381. $22 AUD.

29. Bouquet, Tim; Ousey, Byro (2008). Cold Steel: Britain's Richest Man and the Multi-billion-dollar Battle for a Global Empire (1st ed). London: Little Brown. 340 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, bottom corner front cover little creased, pages lightly toned, small dent top edge front cover & first few pages, top spine little bumped, few tiny tears fore-edge last few pages, minor edgewear. The story of the biggest and most hard-fought British industry takeover of recent years. Lakshmi Mittal is a self-made Indian industrialist who grew up walking on the bare floors of a house built by his grandfather and sleeping on rope beds. Today he is the richest man in Britain, and the fifth richest man in the world. He could have hardly been more different from the brilliant and mercurial Frenchman Guy Dolle, CEO of Luxembourg-based Arcelor, the world’s largest steel producer by turnover. The authors have had unprecedented access to all of the major players, making this the definitive account of the takeover that defined an era. ISBN: 9780316028073. Our Book No: 30426. $25 AUD.

30. Brier, Eric (2002). To Talk of Many Things: Some Experiences During My Life as an Engineer. Brisbane: CopyRight Publishing Company. 264 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, small mark inside front cover, minor edgewear, autograph (written dedication title page, first name only). The author has written a very important book about his experiences as an Australian engineer which will be of interest to historians and young people entering the profession. His stories about projects in the Australian hinterland explain the difficulty his generation faced and shows the enormous contribution modern technology has made to assist the work of engineers. ISBN: 1876344067. Our Book No: 27905. $35 AUD.

31. Broderick, Damien (1999). The Last Mortal Generation: How Science will Alter Our lives in the 21st Century (Reprint ed). Sydney: New Holland. 256 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, rear cover corner faintly creased, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. An explanation of the latest scientific research into genetic engineering, neuroscience, quantum theory and cosmology. Science is on the verge of providing what - up till now - only religion has claimed to offer - a genuine prospect of immortality, and the ability to understand the deepest mysteries of life. ISBN: 1864364408. Our Book No: 23083. $10 AUD.

32. Broinowski, Richard (2012). Fallout from Fukushima (1st ed). Melbourne, Brunswick: Scribe Publications. 273 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. The story of Japan's worst nuclear disaster, and the attempts to suppress, downplay, and obscure its consequences. The author, a former diplomat travelled into the irradiated zone to speak to those affected, and to find out why authorities delayed warning the public about the severity of the radiation. Combining interviews, research and analysis, he reveals the extent of the disaster's consequences. ISBN: 9781922070166. Our Book No: 27402. $18 AUD.

33. Brunton, Finn (2013). Spam: A Shadow History of the Internet (1st ed). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. 270 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket. About what spam is, how it works, and what it means. A cultural history that goes from pranks on early computer networks to the construction of a global criminal infrastructure. Shows how technologies, from email to search engines, are transformed by unintended consequences, and how they invent governance for themselves. ISBN: 9780262018876. Our Book No: 30124. $25 AUD.

34. Buderi, Robert; Huang, Gregory T. (2006). Guanxi: Microsoft, China and Bill Gates Plan to Win the Road Ahead (1st Australian ed) [Art of Relationships]. Sydney, Milsons Point: Random House Australia Business books. 306 pp. Paperback small trade, very good condition, black & white photos, pages lightly toned, inner hinge slightly split (pages firm), minor edgewear corner tips & spine. This is the story of the juggernaut research lab that underpins Microsoft's developing relationship with China. The fascinating story moves between Beijing and the Microsoft headquarters in Redmond, WA, and follows the lab's emergence as a centre of excellence for Chinese computer science. This book will interest business leaders, entrepreneurs and technology workers around the world. ISBN: 9781905211227. Our Book No: 40316. $15 AUD.

35. Byrnes, Paul; Strong, James (foreword) (2000). Qantas by George: The Remarkable Story of George Roberts. Sydney: Watermark Press. 196 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. Biography of the colourful engineer who joined Qantas in 1936, and therefore grew up with early Australian aviation. ISBN: 0949284521. Our Book No: 8621. $15 AUD.

36. Calce, Michael; Silverman, Craig (with) (2008). Mafiaboy: How I Cracked the Internet and Why It's Still Broken (1st ed). Toronto: Viking Canada / Penguin Books. 277 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), promotional strip wraparound taped to jacket. First edition. The amazing untold story of how a 15-year-old Canadian boy shut down the world's biggest websites. In 2000, an unknown attacker brought down the websites of Amazon, CNN, Dell, E-Trade, eBay, and Yahoo, inciting panic from Silicon Valley to the FBI and the White House. ISBN: 9780670067480. Our Book No: 15642. $20 AUD.

37. Cargill, A.; O'Neill, S. (1976). The Lithgow Zig Zag Railway (3rd ed). Lithgow, NSW: Zig Zag Trust / Zig Zag Railway Co-op Ltd. 20 pp. Paperback trade, good condition, stapled pamphlet, card covers, black & white text-photos, map, faint foxing edges, light foxing inside covers & pages, pages & covers faintly toned, staples little rusted, minor edgewear. A booklet about the Zig Zag Railway at Lithgow which gives a brief history of the establishment of the Railway. Opened in 1869, the Great Lithgow Zig Zag was acclaimed a railway engineering feat, unique in the world. This booklet replaces previous editions of "The Great or Lithgow Zig Zag". This book is regarded as an interim measure until the official opening in early 1976. Our Book No: 29561. $15 AUD.

38. Carlson, Nicholas (2015). Marissa Mayer and the Fight to Save Yahoo! New York: Twelve / Hachette Book Group. 357 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white photos centre spread, minimal edgewear. A page-turning narrative about Marissa Mayer's efforts to remake Yahoo as well as her own rise from Stanford University undergrad to CEO of a $30 billion corporation by the age of 38. The inside story of how Yahoo got into such awful shape in the first place, Mayer's controversial rise at Google, and her desperate fight to save an Internet icon. Hedge fund billionaire Daniel Loeb took a long look at Yahoo settled on Google's golden girl Mayer to unlock the value lurking in the company. As Mayer began to remake Yahoo from a content company to a tech company, serious problems arose. Can a big lumbering tech company stay relevant in today's rapidly changing business landscape? ISBN: 9781455556618. Our Book No: 17124. $20 AUD.

39. Carr, Nicholas (2010). The Shallows: How the Internet is Changing the Way We Think, Read and Remember (1st ed). London: Atlantic Books. 276 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear. In this ground-breaking and compelling book, the author argues that not since Gutenberg invented printing has humanity been exposed to such a mind-altering technology. This book draws on the latest research to show that the net is literally re-wiring our brains, inducing only superficial understanding. This book compels us all to look anew at our dependence on this all-pervasive technology. ISBN: 9781848872264. Our Book No: 40448. $25 AUD.

40. Carter, Mr F. J. (1983). Concrete Manual (4th ed). Sydney: Metropolitan Water Sewerage & Drainage Board. 178 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket, very good condition, pictorial cover, black boards (white title & vignette cover & spine, figures, tables, black & white text-photos, spine ends little rubbed, rear cover little marked, light foxing edges, faint sticker mark front cover. Fourth edition. From preface: This book is intended as a guide and directive on general concreting procedures. It is not a text book on concrete technology. The most suitable practices have been looked at both here and overseas. This manual covers the following: To specify the concrete mixes used by the board and list what mixes are required for each structure. To describe field procedures and practice in sufficient detail to allow engineers, inspectors, oversees and foremen to carry out there work as far as possible without the need for further reference material. To describe the Board's concrete inspection, testing procedures and evaluation of test data. Additional information has been included in this edition. ISBN: 0724075801. Our Book No: 29963. $45 AUD.

41. Cawsey, Alison (1998). The Essence of Artificial Intelligence [Essence of Computing Series]. Herts: Prentice Hall Europe. 190 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition. This university textbook provides a concise, practical introduction to artificial intelligence (AI). Starts with the fundamentals of knowledge representation, inference, expert systems, natural language processing, machine learning, neural networks, agents, robots and much more. Examples and algorithms are presented throughout, and includes a complete glossary. ISBN: 0135717795. Our Book No: 13890. $13 AUD.

42. Childe, H. L. (1949). An Introduction to Concrete Work (3rd, reprint ed). London: Concrete Publications Limited. 136 pp. Hardback small, board covers, good condition, edgewear, figures (including black & white text-photos), tables, faint tide marks strip top front cover (previous water contact now dry), faint ring mark rear cover, pages little toned. The third edition of this popular textbook written for students at technical schools, but which has also proved useful for builders. Provides an introduction to the principles and practice of reinforced concrete construction, a branch of civil engineering. Our Book No: 14076. $10 AUD.

43. Clark, Robert; Thomson, Mark (2014). Transport Fuels from Australia's Gas Resources (1st ed). Sydney: NewSouth / University of New South Wales Press. 308 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, tables, figures, minor edgewear corners. A comprehensive study by Australia's leading experts into converting our gas resources into fuel for transport, which will reduce Australia's dependence on imported oil. The book demonstrates how the use of natural gas as a transport fuel could increase Australia's fuel self-sufficiency to 50 - 70 per cent by 2030. ISBN: 9781742232386. Our Book No: 28151. $40 AUD.

44. Clarke, Arthur C. (1958). The Exploration of Space (Revised ed) [No A434]. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books. 192 pp. Paperback, good plus condition, black & white photos, figures, pages toned, spine ends little worn, minor edgewear, faint rubber stamp. This book is a fascinating readable introduction to astronomy and the new science of 'astronautics' (space travel). Our Book No: 24180. $10 AUD.

45. Clary, David A (2003). Rocket Man: Robert H. Goddard and the Birth of the Space Age. New York: Hyperion. 324 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos (including frontispiece), top corner rear cover little creased, small mark fore-edge, minor edgewear. The life and work of the troubled, solitary genius Robert H. Goddard, who was the American father of rocketry and space flight / travel, launching the world's first liquid-fuel rockets and the first powered vehicles to break the sound barrier. He was supported by Charles Lindbergh and Harry Guggenheim, when he devised the methods that carried men to the moon. His inventions are used today to fly rockets and jet planes. ISBN: 0786887052. Our Book No: 28734. $20 AUD.

46. Coakes, Sheridan J.; Steed, Lyndall; Ong, Clara (2009). SPSS Analysis Without Anguish: Version 16.0 for Windows (Reprint ed). Brisbane, Milton: John Wiley. 285 pp. Paperback large quarto, spiral bound, very good plus condition, drawings (computer output), old price marks. Heavy. A practical guide to univariate and multivariate statistical analysis using the SPSS computer program, including many worked examples with window displays and output printouts. ISBN: 9780470817797. Our Book No: 15707. $30 AUD.

47. Cockett, S. R. (1966). An Introduction to Man-made Fibres (1st ed) [Pitman's Common Commodities and Industries]. London: Pitman & Sons. 135 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, minimal cancelled EX-LIBRARY, very good condition (in good dustjacket), figures, crease top edge jacket (edgewear, minor loss top spine, small closed tears, flap clipped), owner's initials top edge, rubber stamp owner's name front free flyleaf, faint foxing edges. A comprehensive and intelligent summary of this growing industry. The historical background, the underlying chemical theory, and the uses of the various fibres, as well as outlining their production are all described. Our Book No: 25798. $12 AUD.

48. Cohen, Adam (2003). The Perfect Store: Inside eBay. London: Piatkus. 332 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear. Ebay is the single most visited commercial site on the internet - and one of the most successful. The story of its humble beginnings, launched from a spare bedroom in Pierre Omidyar's house, to its current status today - with 1,664,000 visitors a day, 20 million registered users and 75,000 people relying on eBay for their income. ISBN: 0749924039. Our Book No: 16225. $10 AUD.

49. Collis, Brad (1990). Snowy: The Making of Modern Australia (1st p/b ed). Sydney: Hodder & Stoughton. 304 pp. Paperback large octavo (with flaps), very good condition, black & white text-photos, small mark front flyleaf, minor edgewear. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. First paperback edition. The Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Scheme is one of the world's greatest engineering achievements. Its development involved blasting 12 tunnels through the mountains, the building of 16 dams to hold the water, and feed it through seven power stations, two being deep in the mountains. This book interweaves the technical achievement and political background with the story of the hardships suffered and the contribution of the thousands (mainly European migrants - "New Australians") who helped to build it - the people, the dramas, the tragedy, the triumphs and the humour. ISBN: 0340533854. Our Book No: 15370. $30 AUD.

50. Copeland, B. Jack (editor) (2010). Colossus: The Secrets of Bletchley Park's Codebreaking Computers (Reprint ed). Oxford: Oxford University Press (OUP). 462 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, black & white photos (including frontispiece), figures, pages lightly toned, spine little creased, minor edgewear. These essays reveal the story of Colossus - not only the world's first large-scale electronic digital computer, but also a machine that changed the course of World War 2 (WW2) and saved an incalculable number of lives. Housed at Bletchley Park, this machine was created to launch a fast-paced code-breaking assault on high-level Nazi communications. From front cover: Recently Declassified Information. ISBN: 9780199578146. Our Book No: 30141. $30 AUD.

51. Cottler, Joseph (1946). Man with Wings: The Story of Leonardo da Vinci (Reprint ed). London: George G. Harrap. 174 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white drawings, faint foxing edges, boards lightly marked, corners bumped, small edge pieces missing jacket (edge tears, flap clipped, small ink stain bottom edge), tiny ink mark front flyleaf, sticker, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. This biography is mainly about the inventor rather than the painter. Leonardo da Vinci was more interested in inventing than painting. This book will interest younger readers as well as adults because it gives a simple and direct picture of a man whose laboratory was the world around him. Our Book No: 24465. $12 AUD.

52. Cresciani, Gianfranco (2006). Transfield: The First Fifty Years (1st ed). Sydney: ABC Books. 336 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), additional banner wrapper, black & white text-photos, colour photos, minimal edgewear, non-author written dedication on title page. Celebrates 50 years of this iconic and dynamic Australian business. Its founder, Franco Belgiorno-Nettis, and his partner, Carlo Salteri, were Italian immigrants, two engineers who came to Australia to do one thing - to set up EPT, an electric power transmission company - but ultimately did something much more. They went on to create a company unique in Australia's corporate history. The company they established, Transfield, was to become a model of post-World War 2 enterprise and initiative. Franco also became a patron of Australian arts and literature. ISBN: 0733317286. Our Book No: 21532. $25 AUD.

53. Cribb, Julian; Sari, Tjempaka (2010). Open Science: Sharing Knowledge in the Global Century (1st ed). Melbourne, Collingwood: CSIRO Publishing. 221 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, last page little creased, top spine & most pages little bumped, minor edgewear. Offers practical ways to communicate science in a highly networked world where billions of people still have little or no access to advanced knowledge or technologies. The authors describe low-cost, effective means to transfer knowledge to target audiences in industry, government, the community and to the public at large. ISBN: 9780643097636. Our Book No: 27227. $15 AUD.

54. Crystal, David (2001). Language and the Internet (1st ed). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 272 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear, old price marks. Investigates the nature of the impact that the internet is making on language. This book will interest anyone who has used the internet, and to all who are interested in one of the most vital cultural issues associated with global technology. ISBN: 0521802121. Our Book No: 23161. $12 AUD.

55. Daisey, Mike (2002). 21 Dog Years: Doing Time at Amazon Com. London: Fourth Estate. 222 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. This book tells the funny and bizarre but real story of life in the dotcom world - as a staffer of Amazon, the pioneering internet success story. Amazon scoured temp agencies looking for “freaks” and weird people (that is, creative people). The author - slacker, performer and dilettante - was perfect for the job. ISBN: 1841157651. Our Book No: 21467. $10 AUD.

56. Davison, Graeme (1993). The Unforgiving Minute: How Australia Learned to Tell the Time (1st ed) [Australian Retrospectives]. Melbourne: Oxford University Press (OUP). 160 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, bottom corner tip rear cover little scuffed, minor edgewear. Explains the changes that have occurred in how we tell the time. From ship’s chronometers to digital clocks, time-balls to time pips, dreamtime to flexitime, clocks and timekeeping have been the quiet revolutionaries of Australian history. Drawing on a wide range of theoretical insights and primary sources, this book offers an original interpretation of Australian history that will be of interest to students of cultural theory and sociology as well as Australian history, and anyone wanting to learn about this fascinating subject. ISBN: 0195534964. Our Book No: 30424. $20 AUD.

57. Deutschman, Alan (2000). The Second Coming of Steve Jobs (1st p/b ed). New York: Broadway Books. 335 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear. How Steve Jobs returned to leadership of the Apple company and precipitated one of the biggest turnarounds in American business history. Written by acclaimed journalist to "Vanity Fair" and "GQ". ISBN: 0767904338. Our Book No: 15456. $10 AUD.

58. Dickson, Paul (2001). Sputnik: The Shock of the Century (1st ed). New York: Walker & Co. 310 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear jacket. Reports the dramatic events and developments leading up to and following the Soviet launch of the satellite Sputnik in 1957. This book is a strikingly revised picture of the politics and personalities behind the facade of America's fledgling efforts to get into space exploration (the start of the space race, part of the Cold War). ISBN: 0802713653. Our Book No: 28830. $20 AUD.

59. Dickson, Paul (2011). Sputnik: The Shock of the Century (1st p/b ed). New York: Walker & Co. 310 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear, remainder mark (spot). The author writes about the dramatic events and developments leading up to and following the Soviet launch of the satellite Sputnik in 1957. This book is a strikingly revised picture of the politics and personalities behind the facade of America's fledgling efforts to get into space exploration (the start of the space race, part of the Cold War). ISBN: 9780802779519. Our Book No: 26787. $15 AUD.

60. Donaldson, Mike (Michael) (1996). Taking Our Time: Remaking the Temporal Order. Perth: University of Western Australia Press. 206 pp. Paperback trade, as new condition. Sociologist, University of Wollongong, examines how in modern society people are being robbed of their time, eg, by technological change, and longer hours of paid work, including evenings and weekends. Challenges us to remake the temporal order. Australian examples. ISBN: 1875560645. Our Book No: 13816. $15 AUD.

61. Doughney, James (2002). The Poker Machine State: Dilemmas in Ethics, Economics and Governance. Melbourne, Altona: Common Ground. 190 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, figures, tables, minor edgewear. Interrogates the ethical and political context in which decisions about poker machines are made in Victoria. Refutes claims by the gambling industry and its consultants that poker machines measurably and substantially improve the quality of life of those that play them. Argues for a reflection on the type of economics that should more generally guide the formation of public policy. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 1863355030. Our Book No: 22291. $10 AUD.

62. Drewe, Robert (1998). The Drowner (Reprint ed). Sydney: Picador / Pan Macmillan. 329 pp. Paperback, very good condition, tiny mark top edge, pages lightly toned as usual. A novel about the romance of water. Will Dance, a young water engineer, finds himself in the heart of the Western Australian desert on a project to bring fresh water to the area. ISBN: 0330360124. Our Book No: 22926. $10 AUD.

63. Drewe, Robert (2012). Montebello: A Memoir (1st ed). Melbourne: Hamish Hamilton / Penguin Books. 291 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear, reader crease in spine, edges & pages lightly toned, small slightly faded area rear cover (sticker removal). This book is a moving sequel to "The Shark Net". The author writes with his characteristic frankness, humour and cinematic imagery. He travels to the Montebellos (site of atomic tests) to visit the territory that has held his imagination since childhood. ISBN: 9780670893473. Our Book No: 27369. $18 AUD.

64. Edhlund, Bengt M. (2005). Manuscript Writing using EndNote and Word. Sweden: Form & Kunskap. 116 pp. Paperback large quarto, as new condition, figures (screenshots). (Copyright, 2005. Later printed POD copy.) The author is a Swedish specialist consultant on Endnote and other similar informatics products. This user's guide makes your scientific writing easier. The reference handling software EndNote offers benefits to writers in virtually any science or discipline, enabling you to transfer literature references instantly whilst writing in Word. This book will help you get your bibliography perfected in Word. It tells you how to manage your libraries, insert citations, footnotes, graphs, images, notes and how to create bibliographies. (Note: Based on an earlier version of Endnote, but similar principles still apply.). ISBN: 1411625064. Our Book No: 15423. $10 AUD.

65. Edmonds, David; Warburton, Nigel (2012). Philosophy Bites: 25 Philosophers on 25 Intriguing Subjects (1st p/b ed). Oxford: Oxford University Press (OUP). 244 pp. Paperback small trade, very good condition, spine little creased, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. 25 philosophers discuss topics ranging from ethics to aesthetics to metaphysics. First made public on the Philosophy Bites podcast, the conversations are published in book form for the first time. ISBN: 9780199694662. Our Book No: 29942. $18 AUD.

66. Ellyard, David (2006). Who Invented What When (1st ed). Sydney: New Holland. 320 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good condition, bottom corner rear cover creased, base spine little scuffed, minor edgewear cover corners. The Australian science journalist covers over 500 years of inventions, from the first pocket-watch to the latest biotechnology, and all the big, and not so big, inventions in between. There are timelines and comprehensive indexes for easy reference. This book is as entertaining as it is full of information. ISBN: 9781741104882. Our Book No: 29611. $18 AUD.

67. Emmott (1937). Electrical Year Book 1937: A Collection of Electrical Engineering Notes, Rules, Tables and Data [Electrical Yearbook 1937]. Manchester & London: Emmott & Company. 380 pp. Hardback very small, green cloth cover (black lettering), good plus condition, tables, black & white drawings, adverts, spine ends lightly worn, scuff mark prelim page, owner's written name & details. The 30th year of publication of this little handbook for electrical engineers and contractors. Includes daily diary at rear. (Sticker of N.S.W. Bookstall Co.). Our Book No: 2478. $13 AUD.

68. Emmott (1946). Mechanical World Year Book 1946 [Mechanical World Yearbook 1946]. Manchester & London: Emmott & Company. 268 pp. Hardback very small, original orange cloth cover, good plus condition, tables, black & white drawings, card adverts (two pages with tabs, worn), spine & top edge front cover lightly faded, edges lightly foxed, minor edgewear, owner's written name. The 59th year of publication of this handbook for engineers containing helpful advice, tables, and lists of (and adverts from) suppliers of parts. Our Book No: 1526. $15 AUD.

69. England, Dr John; Gaul, Greg (illustrator) (2015 ). Kickstart: Recharge Your Life with a Pacemaker or Defibrillator: The Facts, the Figures and the Stories (Revised ed). Sydney, Blackheath: Brandl & Schlesinger. 210 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-illustrations, top spine slightly bumped, minor edgewear. This book includes all the information you might need once you are fitted with this brilliant piece of modern technology - how it is implanted, how it works, what you need to be careful about, and what to do in the unlikely event of anything going wrong. The author has had a pacemaker for 38 years, and as well as the heartening stories he has collected, he tells his own story about being both a cardiologist and a patient ISBN: 9781921556845. Our Book No: 40390. $30 AUD.

70. Farben (1926). Pocket Manual for the Dyeing of Cotton and Other Vegetable Fibres (5th ed). Hoechst am Main: I. G. Farbenindustrie. 400 pp. Paperback small, thick khaki green cover (lightly soiled), good plus condition, black endpapers, red-tinted edges, pages lightly toned, lightly foxed. Fifth edition. Procedures and formulas for industrial dyeing, promoted by the German dye manufacturer Farben. Our Book No: 13824. $25 AUD.

71. Fischer, Tim (2014). Maestro John Monash, Melbourne, Jerilderie, Gallipoli, Amiens and Beyond: Australia's Greatest Citizen General. Melbourne, Clayton: Monash University Publishing. 268 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour photos, few light scratches covers, light creases in front cover, minor edgewear corners. General Sir John Monash was an engineer and reserve soldier who served at Gallipoli and rose to command all the Australian forces on the Western Front in France. This biography is a record of historical importance, and details the contribution made to Australia and the world by General Monash. The author has used new material in this very special look at one of Australia's greatest citizens. ISBN: 9781922235596. Our Book No: 29145. $25 AUD.

72. Francis, Glenda (2004). Introduction to SPSS for Windows: Versions 12.0 & 11.0 with Notes for Studentware (4th ed). Sydney: Prentice Hall / Pearson Education. 271 pp. Paperback large quarto, spiral binding, card cover very good plus condition, drawings. Fourth edition. An illustrated instruction manual for computing statistics using the popular SPSS program. Glenda Francis is senior lecturer in social statistics, Swinburne University of Technology. ISBN: 1741032334. Our Book No: 15313. $25 AUD.

73. Gibson, William (2012). Distrust that Particular Flavor. London: Viking / Penguin Books. 259 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, single black & white photo, minor edgewear. Collection of non-fiction essays by the noted science fiction writer, based on the new technology that has opened doors into the future. Reveal autobiographical pieces, and show the development of the author's sharp perceptions of modern life. ISBN: 9780670921546. Our Book No: 28031. $15 AUD.

74. Gillespie, Richard (2011). The Great Melbourne Telescope (1st ed). Melbourne: Museum Victoria. 188 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good plus condition, black & white & sepia (brown-tinted) photos, minimal edgewear. This book is about the Great Melbourne Telescope designed by leading British astronomers and erected at Melbourne Observatory in 1869 - it was the second largest telescope in the world. The telescope had a second and third life, transferred to Mount Stromlo Observatory near Canberra in 1945 - it was rebuilt for new astronomical projects. In the 1990s it detected compelling evidence of dark matter. Now returned to Melbourne, it is being restored for a new life. ISBN: 1921833052978. Our Book No: 26576. $36 AUD.

75. Goodger, E. M. (1975). Hydrocarbon Fuels: Production, Properties and Performance of Liquids and Gases (1st ed). London: Macmillan Press. 270 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), tables, figures, light toning flyleaves, edges creased jacket (edge tears, edgewear, slight loss top spine), minor annotation, owner's written names including edges. Examines the world energy scene, and of the place of hydrocarbon fuels within it, and includes the problems and techniques associated with the winning of crude oil. ISBN: 0333185226. Our Book No: 25564. $15 AUD.

76. Gough, Noel (1994). Mud Sweat and Snow: Memories of Snowy Workers 1949 - 1959 (2nd ed). Tallangatta, VIC: Noel Gough / Rothfield Print Management. 206 pp. Hardback wide octavo, no jacket, very good condition, pictorial covers, black & white text-photos, pages faintly toned, faint foxing top edge. The stories of the immigrant men and women who helped build Australia's giant hydroelectric and water-diversion scheme. The author, himself a Snowy worker, has written about his own experiences and of the many dedicated and adventurous people during the first decade of the Snowy. Many photos, mainly from private collections, depict the working and living conditions of the 1950s. ISBN: 0646184202. Our Book No: 29285. $25 AUD.

77. Gourlay, Michael; Pedersen, Ian (foreword) (1999). William Henry Warren 1852 - 1926 [Australia's Great Engineers Monograph Series]. Sydney: Warren Centre for Advanced Engineering, University of Sydney. 66 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, blue boards (gilt title front & spine), black & white photos including frontispiece, top spine little rubbed, autograph (author's written dedication). This is the story of William Henry Warren, who was one of Australia's most influential engineering academics. Born in England in 1852 and educated in England and Ireland, he worked in Manchester before migrating to Australia in 1881. He established the Engineering School at the University of Sydney. He was responsible for the education of some of Australia's most well-known engineers, and researched the properties of engineering materials. He died in 1926, and was the longest serving professor at the University of Sydney - yet the only university degree he received was an honorary LLD from the University of Glasgow. ISBN: 1864872888. Our Book No: 29364. $25 AUD.

78. Governmental Industrial Hygienists, American Conference of (1989). Advances in Air Sampling (Reprint ed) [Industrial Hygiene Science]. Chelsea, MI: Lewis Publishers, Inc. 409 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, very good condition, pictorial cover, figures, tables, few tiny dents fore-edge, owner's rubber stamps including edges. Papers from the ACGIH Symposium, held in 1987 at Pacific Grove, California, and organized by the ACGIH Air Sampling Procedures Committee. The symposium was organized to discuss the establishment of Threshold Limit Values (TLVs) for particulate substances based on size-selective sampling, to review new developments in techniques for the sampling of workplace and community atmospheres, and to stimulate the exchange of ideas and information on the sampling of gases and vapors. ISBN: 0873711157. Our Book No: 25546. $20 AUD.

79. Halgren, S.; Gibson, R. (1982). The Lithgow Zig Zag Railway (4th ed). Lithgow, NSW: Zig Zag Railway Co-Op Ltd. 24 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, card covers, black & white text-photos, map, faint foxing on edges, minor edgewear (mainly spine). A booklet about the Zig Zag Railway at Lithgow. Opened in 1869, the Great Lithgow Zig Zag was acclaimed a railway engineering feat, unique in the world. The Zig Zag Co-operative Society was formed exactly 100 years after the line was first used, and on the 106th anniversary of the first date of operation, 18th october 1975, the first of the many Zig Zag Railway Co-operative locomotives used the middle road of the old railway. The dedication, interest, ability and perseverance of the society has gradually built the Zig Zag Tourist Railway in to one of New South Wales' major attractions. Our Book No: 29560. $15 AUD.

80. Halgren, S. (editor) (1982). Switchback: 10th Anniversary Issue (1st ed) [Zig Zag Railway Co-Op Ltd Newsletter: Volume 8, Number 2, Winter]. Lithgow, NSW: Zig Zag Railway Co-Op Ltd. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, card covers, black & white text-photos (mostly full-page), map, faint foxing edges, minor edgewear. This edition of "Switchback" newsletter is dedicated as a pictorial and historical tribute to the Zig Zag Railway and to those whose vision and dedication since 1968 has been rewarded by the operation of steam on one of the engineering masterpieces of the 19th century. The zig-zag structure helped to open up the "wide brown land" (pastoral leases in central western New South Wales). Our Book No: 29562. $20 AUD.

81. Hansen, David L. (1999). Indoor Air Quality Issues (1st ed). New York: Taylor & Francis. 100 pp. Hardback thin, no jacket, very good condition, pictorial cover, few figures, owner's rubber stamp front free flyleaf. This book uses a multi-disciplined approach in examining the causes and effects of the interactions between humans and the non-industrial environment. This book will be of interest to specialists in different fields as well as the general practitioner, building manager or office worker. ISBN: 1560328665. Our Book No: 25557. $35 AUD.

82. Harrison, Kenneth (1983). Road to Hiroshima (Revised ed). Adelaide: Rigby. 280 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, top edge little creased jacket (reverse side minimally foxed), minor edgewear. An autobiographical account of an Australian soldier who fought against the Japanese during WW2 in the desperate struggle to save Malaya. Includes his life as a POW in Malaysia and on the Thailand "Death Railway", before being sent to dockside Nagasaki in Japan itself. Includes a visit to atomic bomb site Hiroshima before arrival of allied troops. Documents and photos, many never before published, illustrate this true war story. ISBN: 0727017918. Our Book No: 25583. $20 AUD.

83. Hawkins, C. C; Smith, S. P.; Neville, S. (1919). Papers on the Design of Alternating Current Machinery (1st ed). London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons. 392 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, navy boards (embossed, gilt lettering cover & spine), good plus condition, figures (some fold-out), edges & pages lightly toned, edges & endpapers lightly foxed, minor edgewear, owner's written name. Heavy. This book (of historical interest) originated out of many discussions on technical subjects. The papers collected here find a connecting link in their common purpose, which is to deal scientifically and practically with problems arising in the design of alternating current machinery, and the point of view adopted throughout is that of the practical designer. Our Book No: 25888. $30 AUD.

84. Heath, Chas. E (1930). The Beginner's Guide to the Microscope: With a Section on Mounting Slides (3rd, revised ed). London: Percival Marshall & Co., Ltd. 116 pp. Hardback small, papered boards, condition, black & white drawings (including frontispiece), stains bottom edge few rear pages, edges lightly toned & foxed, pages lightly toned, spine creased & lightly worn (texta mark, little loss base spine), light scuff & sticker marks front cover, owner's rubber stamp. Third revised edition. (Estimated date, 1930s, Trove catalogue.) This little book is packed with information to help the ordinary person by giving instructions to use the microscope to discover the hidden wonders that are all around us. Our Book No: 26709. $15 AUD.

85. Helprin, Mark (2009). Digital Barbarism: A Writer’s Manifesto (1st ed). New York: Harper / HarperCollins. 232 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), cloth spine, minor edgewear, remainder mark (spot). American novelist offers a ringing Jeffersonian defense of private property. In this age of digital culture, we get degradation of thought and language, and collectivist bias against the rights of individual creators. His 2007 New York Times essay about the extension of the term of copyright quickly accumulated 750,000 angry comments. Helprin realized how drastically different this generation is from those before it. The Creative Commons movement and the copyright abolitionists, like the rest of their generation, were educated with a modern bias toward collaboration rather than individualism. ISBN: 9780061733116. Our Book No: 17436. $15 AUD.

86. Henderson, J.; Marshall, C. W. (1923). A.C. Protective Systems and Gear [Pitman's Technical Primers]. London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons. 108 + 12 pp. Hardback very small, not jacket, good plus condition, orange cloth cover (little mottled), figures, tables, publisher catalogue at rear, edgewear, owner's written name & date. Practical little guide to the methods and equipment used to protect high-tension alternating-current (AC) systems, with notes on various faults such as short circuits. Our Book No: 13115. $10 AUD.

87. Hess-Kosa, Kathleen (2002). Indoor Air Quality Sampling Methodologies (1st ed). Boca Raton, FL: Lewis Publishers, Inc. 300 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, pictorial cover, very good plus condition, figures, charts, photos, tables, owner's rubber stamp. A brief overview of air handling systems, step-by-step instructions for all sampling tasks, and a means of interpreting your results, complemented by helpful hints based on the author's observations and experience. There are more than 150 charts, tables, photos, and drawings and includes an extensive glossary and symptoms index. ISBN: 1566705398. Our Book No: 25599. $90 AUD.

88. Hills, Adelma (2010). Foolproof Guide to Statistics Using PASW: SPSS Version 15 for Windows (New ed). Sydney, Frenchs Forest: Pearson Originals / Pearson Education. 345 pp. Paperback large quarto, spiral binding, as new condition, figures, tables. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. An excellent foundation for understanding statistics and the use of SPSS. Each chapter contains a worked example in a tutorial format, which clearly goes through of the required SPSS procedures, and the output for each step is interpreted. Covers an extensive array of statistics, including the ANOVA, correlation and nominal data families (beyond what is found in most similar guides: includes MANOVA, discriminant function analysis, exploratory factor analysis, reliability analysis and loglinear analysis).The examples are primarily for psychology students, but has application for other disciplines. The author is a professor of psychology, University of Western Sydney. ISBN: 9781442531604. Our Book No: 16782. $40 AUD.

89. Hinduja, Sameer; Patchin, Justin W. (2009). Bullying Beyond the Schoolyard: Preventing and Responding to Cyberbullying (Reprint ed). Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Books. 254 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, figures, tables, boxes, minimal edgewear. This comprehensive book focuses on the way technology can facilitate or magnify bullying behaviour. Written by leading experts, this groundbreaking book shares the experiences of students affected by or involved in real cyberbullying incidents and includes Illustrations of what cyberbullying looks like, and tips for identifying cyberbullies or targets. Breakout boxes highlight hundreds of anti-cyberbullying strategies. Includes a review of current research and legal rulings, strategies for responsible social networking, follow-up reflection questions in each chapter, and guidelines for working with parents and law enforcement. ISBN: 9781412966894. Our Book No: 40261. $30 AUD.

90. Hodges, Andrew; Hofstadter, Douglas (foreword) (2014). Alan Turing, the Enigma: The Book that Inspired the Film "The Imitation Game" (Reprint ed). London: Vintage / Random House. 736 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, corner rear cover little creased, minimal edgewear. This impressive lengthy biography of the founder of computer science, reissued with a substantial new preface by the author, is the definitive account of an extraordinary mind and life. This is a story about mathematics, computers, cryptography, espionage and homosexual persecution. The author explores the inner and outer drama of the British scientist's little-known life. (Now a major new film starring Benedict Cumberbatch.). ISBN: 9781784700089. Our Book No: 17131. $18 AUD.

91. Hoffman, Paul (2004). Wings of Madness: Albert Santos-Dumont and the Invention of Flight (Reprint ed). London: HarperCollins. 369 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos & drawings, pages faintly toned, light crease spine, minor edgewear corners, remainder mark. The story of the Brazilian 'father of aviation'. An engineer and dandy, Santos-Dumont was the darling of the international press in the first decade of the 20th century. The author tells the tale of Santos-Dumont and modern flight with wit and sympathy. ISBN: 1841153699. Our Book No: 27289. $10 AUD.

92. Holland, Owen (editor) (2003). Machine Consciousness [Journal of Consciousness Studies Special Issue]. Thorverton, UK: Imprint Academic. 202 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition. Can a machine really have feelings? Well, even a humble thermostat knows when it gets too hot -- and can do something about it. But can a machine think? Does it have a personality How would you know? In this collection of essays we hear from an international array of computer and brain scientists who are actively working from both the machine and human ends of things to bridge the gap between the mind and the machine. ISBN: 090784524X. Our Book No: 15922. $20 AUD.

93. Huizenga, John R. (1993). Cold Fusion: The Scientific Fiasco of the Century (1st p/b ed). Oxford: Oxford University Press (OUP). 318 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, few tiny scratches covers, bottom edge rubbed, minor edgewear. This book documents the development of the cold fusion saga up to July 1993, and provides a careful and thorough study of the scientific and other issues relating to the controversy. A classic study of pseudoscience (Merin Feischmann & Stanley Pons, University of Utah). SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0198558171. Our Book No: 21579. $12 AUD.

94. Ikoku, Chi U. (1984). Natural Gas Reservoir Engineering (1st ed). New York: John Wiley & Sons. 503 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), figures, tables, jacket lightly marked (edges & corners rubbed & chipped, closed tears), edges lightly foxed, pastedowns lightly toned. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This is the first complete collection of the concepts and applications of reservoir engineering principles essential to optimum development of natural gas reservoirs. A systems approach is emphasized throughout this book; a change in a single component of the field production system will affect the performance of the other components. There are examples of reservoir performance techniques and field development patterns. This book is organized so that it can be used as either a text or a reference for students, practicing engineers, geologists, and managers in the crude oil and natural gas production industry. ISBN: 0471894826. Our Book No: 25968. $50 AUD.

95. Institute of Australia, Safety (1978). Rural Safety Manual: Published Papers Presented at the 1978 Royal Easter Show. [Sydney]: Safety Institute of Australia. 164 pp. Hardback small octavo, very good condition, green cloth cover, old price marks, compliments slip affixed. Includes papers on child and home safety, machinery accidents, insecticide poisoning, bushfires, animal-derived diseases, and explosions in the grain industry. Our Book No: 12147. $10 AUD.

96. Isaacson, Walter (2014). The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution (1st U.K. ed). London: Simon & Schuster. 543 pp. Hardback thick octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, pages faintly toned as usual, minimal edgewear. Following his blockbuster biography of Steve Jobs, here is the definitive story of the people who created the computer and the internet. In his exciting saga, Isaacson begins with Ada Lovelace, Lord Byron's daughter, who pioneered computer programming in the 1840s. He then explores the personalities that created our current digital revolution, such as Vannevar Bush, Alan Turing, John von Neumann, J.C.R. Licklider, Doug Engelbart (human-computer interaction, mouse), Robert Noyce (Intel), Bill Gates (Microsoft), Steve Wozniak (Apple), Steve Jobs (Apple), Tim Berners-Lee (web browser) and Larry Page (Google). The story of how their minds worked, and what made them so creative. A narrative of how their ability to collaborate and master the art of teamwork made them even more creative. What talents allowed certain inventors to turn their disruptive ideas into realities? Why did some succeed and others fail? . ISBN: 9781471138799. Our Book No: 17783. $30 AUD.

97. Jafarzadeh, Alireza (2008). The Iran Threat: President Ahmadinejad and the Coming Nuclear Crisis. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 300 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition. From the expert who first brought Iran's nuclear program to the attention of the world comes a searing expose of the inner workings and plans of Iran's mullahs. With access to dissident groups inside Iran, traces President Ahmadinejad from his radical roots and involvement in terror attacks to his impact on Iran's weapons program. Reveals new details of Iran's meddling in Iraq, and its broader goals for the future of the Middle East. ISBN: 9780230601284. Our Book No: 16398. $15 AUD.

98. Jay, Mike; Sacks, Oliver (foreword) (2012). The Influencing Machine: James Tilly Matthews and the Air Loom (Revised ed). London: Strange Attractor Press. 283 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, few black & white illustrations, tiny bump base spine, minor edgewear. Examines the case of James Tilly Matthews, a brilliant architect who, in 1797, was confined to Bedlam as an incurable lunatic. He was the first person to insist that his mind was being controlled by a machine: the Air Loom, a frightening secret weapon whose rays and mysterious gases were brainwashing politicians and putting Europe into revolution, terror and war. ISBN: 9781907222139. Our Book No: 28560. $20 AUD.

99. Jericho, Greg (2012). The Rise of the Fifth Estate: Social Media and Blogging in Australian Politics. Melbourne: Scribe Publications. 313 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear. The first book to examine social media (particularly Twitter) as a new force in covering Australian politics. Reveals who makes up the Australian political blogosphere, and tackles how journalists and federal politicians use social media and digital news, the motivations of bloggers and tweeters, and the eruption of Twitter wars. The mainstream media's reaction to all this tends to be defensive and dismissive. As Jericho found to his own cost when he was outed by The Australian as the anonymous media critic and blogger Grog's Gamut. Journalists welcome Twitter as a work tool but they have to deal with vitriolic online comments. ISBN: 9781921844935. Our Book No: 17818. $15 AUD.

100. Jobs, Steve; Beahm, George (editor) (2011). I, Steve: Steve Jobs in His Own Words (1st ed). Melbourne: Hardie Grant. 168 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, edges & pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. Inspiring story about Steve Jobs who co-founded and was longtime CEO of Apple, Inc. The editor has used more than three decades of media coverage-print, electronic and online to collect the best, most thought-provoking insights spoken by Steve Jobs. ISBN: 9781742703589. Our Book No: 27903. $15 AUD.

101. Kamkwamba, William; Mealer, Bryan (2009). The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope (1st UK ed). London: HarperCollins. 273 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white drawings & text-photos, corners front cover minimally creased, spine little faded, minor edgewear. The author was born in Malawi, an African country where magic ruled, modern science was a mystery, finding food is an ongoing battle, and opportunity and hope were difficult to come by. With only a few old text books and his determination, he constructed a crude windmill. This windmill would prove to be a small miracle that would eventually bring electricity and water to William's little village, changing the community and the lives of the people in the village. This is an inspiring story about one person who was faced with adversity and how he made a difference by using his passion for science and technology. ISBN: 9780007316182. Our Book No: 28694. $20 AUD.

102. Keen, Andrew (2018). How to Fix the Future: Staying Human in the Digital Age (1st p/b ed). London: Atlantic Books. 330 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, minor edgewear. Examines what society can do to improve the digital future that has rapidly swept the world. He looks back at the past to learn how we can change the future. He describes how societies tamed the excesses of the Industrial Revolution, which, like its digital counterpart, removed long-standing models of living, ruined harmonious environments and changed the business world. Depicts what must be done to preserve human values, and what steps can be taken as individuals and societies to improve the future. ISBN: 9781786491664. Our Book No: 30142. $25 AUD.

103. Kemp, Martin (2011). Leonardo (Revised ed) [Leonardo Da Vinci]. Oxford: Oxford University Press (OUP). 292 pp. Paperback, very good condition, colour plates, figures (including black & white text-photos), covers little scratched & rubbed. Revised edition. What makes Leonardo's works so astonishing? What drove his art and inventions? Cuts through the dense veil of legend, challenges the myths, and offers an unparalled portrait of this extraordinary man. This updated edition of a bestseller is the first book on Leonardo to include two newly discovered art works, the most important such discoveries in over 100 years. ISBN: 9780199583355. Our Book No: 17383. $18 AUD.

104. Keyes, D .B.; Deem, A .G. (1942). Chemical Engineers' Manual: Professional Edition (1st ed). New York: John Wiley & Sons. 221 pp. Hardback small, thick flexible burgundy cloth cover (gilt title & spine lettering), very good condition, figures, tables, light foxing endpapers, slight crease front cover & last few pages, light toning edges & pages, owner's written name on front free flyleaf (another crossed out), owner's initials top & bottom edges. The purpose of this manual is to present to the chemical engineering student and practicing engineer those equations and tables which are used by the profession. The material has been taken largely from well-known textbooks and handbooks, and a serious attempt has been made to standardize the symbols throughout the entire book. This would be a great little addition to a collection of old engineering books. Our Book No: 26332. $15 AUD.

105. Khan, Amina (2017). Adapt: How We Can Learn from Nature's Strangest Inventions. London: Atlantic Books. 344 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, bottom corner rear cover little creased, top edge lightly toned, minimal edgewear. A fascinating look at how we can learn from nature and become adaptable to the environment. The author talks to researchers at the forefront of this exciting new science, who are designing everything from wind turbines to military camouflage. Of interest to anyone who has an interest in design, nature and technology. ISBN: 9781786492272. Our Book No: 30143. $25 AUD.

106. Kieve, Jeffrey (J. L.) (1973). Electric Telegraph: A Social and Economic History. Newton Abbot, Devon: David & Charles. 310 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white photos & drawings, minimal edgewear. Documents the history of the telegraph, the first method of rapid worldwide communication, from invention to the present day, and an assessment of its social and economic effects. The telegraph became, in 1886, the first private industry to be nationalised, in Britain, and so was the first to face the dilemma of providing a social service on a commercially viable basis. ISBN: 0715358839. Our Book No: 13588. $30 AUD.

107. Kok, L. P.; Boon, Mathilde E. (2003). Microwaves for the Art of Microscopy. Leiden: Coulomb Press Leyden. 368 pp. Hardback wide octavo, no jacket as issued, very good plus condition, pictorial cover, many figures (including black & white & colour text-photos), sticker rear cover. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This passionate book summarises 20 years of work by a physicist (Kok) and pathologist (Boon) to improve the microscopic examination of specimens (particularly pathological) with the use of innovative microwave techniques. ISBN: 9071421414. Our Book No: 16269. $100 AUD.

108. Kowalski, Robin M.; Limber, Susan P.; Agatston, Patricia W. (2008). Cyber Bullying: Bullying in the Digital Age (1st ed) [Cyberbullying]. Malden, MA: Blackwell. 218 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, figures, boxes, tables, minor edgewear. Provides current and essential information on the nature and prevalence of the cyberbullying epidemic. Looking at latest research, the authors have utilized vital studies involving over 3500 middle school students, online research projects and the use of social network sites, and data from focus groups of victims and perpetrators and their parents. This easy-to-read book provides educators, parents, psychologists, and policymakers with critical prevention techniques and strategies for effectively addressing electronic bullying. ISBN: 9781405159920. Our Book No: 26472. $20 AUD.

109. Labour and National Service Industrial Training Division, Department of (1950). Painting and Decorating (Reprint ed) [Technical Publication]. Melbourne: McCarron Bird Pty Ltd / Department of Labour and National Service. 155 pp. Paperback wide octavo, flexible orange cover, very good condition, typewritten-style text, drawings, edges & pages lightly toned, owner's written name. Published by arrangement with the Department of Labour and National Service of the Commonwealth of Australia, presumably for TAFE courses. Contains 21 chapters including the painter's tool kit, power tools, scaffolding, miscellaneous basic materials, surface finishes, preparing the surface for painting, colour, painting with the brush, prevention and treatment of defects, glazing, decorative wall finishes, paperhanging. Our Book No: 26674. $25 AUD.

110. Lamont-Brown, Raymond (2006). Carnegie: The Richest Man in the World (1st p/b ed). Gloucestershire: Sutton Publishing. 284 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, front cover little creased & scuffed, pages faintly toned as usual, minor creasing spine, minor edgewear. Charts the life of Andrew Carnegie, from Scottish bobbin boy to steel king of America. The empire he forged in the steel furnaces of Pittsburg was sold in 1901 for $480 million, and he retired from business life as the richest man in the world. ISBN: 0750933712. Our Book No: 23268. $10 AUD.

111. Lankshear, Colin; Snyder, Ilana; Green, Bill (with) (2000). Teachers and Technoliteracy: Managing Literacy, Technology and Learning in Schools [Techno-literacy]. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 178 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minimal edgewear. Examines the use of technology in education. Drawing on detailed case studies, the authors show how schools in different settings can establish sustainable and appropriate technology infrastructure. They also show how to develop teaching practices which not only enhance technology skills, but a range of literacy skills as well. Analysis of education technology policy reveals how a working understanding of policy is crucial to making the right technology decisions in schools. ISBN: 1864489464. Our Book No: 15270. $12 AUD.

112. Larkins, John (1980). Story of The Snowy Mountains: Its History and People. Sydney: Reed. 80 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white & colour photos, minor edgewear jacket (minor foxing reverse side), bottom edge lightly rubbed, spine ends lightly scuffed, faint foxing edges. The author tells the amazing story of the Snowy Mountains Scheme to build hydroelectric power stations. The photos enhance this book as a splendid look at the people's hard-won heritage. ISBN: 0589502018. Our Book No: 25023. $20 AUD.

113. Laura, Ronald S.; Ashton, John F. (1991). Hidden Hazards: The Dark Side of Everyday Technology and How It Affects Your Health and Environment. Sydney: Bantam Books. 296 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear. Two health educators, University of Newcastle, explore (and often expose) the little-known environmental and health hazards of everyday technology, such as mobile phones, microwave ovens, food additives, fluoridated water, computers and air conditioners. ISBN: 1863590382. Our Book No: 13576. $10 AUD.

114. Levine, Gustav (1991). A Guide to SPSS for Analysis of Variance (Reprint ed). Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. 151 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear. First edition, reprint. A popular review of how to compute the various types of analysis of variance (ANOVA) with the SPSS statistical program. By academic, Arizona State University. ISBN: 0805809414. Our Book No: 15437. $15 AUD.

115. Lewer, John (2015). Not Charted on Ordinary Maps: The Newcastle Steelworks Closure (1st ed). Melbourne, North Melbourne: Australian Scholarly Publishing. 305 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, corner tips rear cover little scuffed, minor edgewear. This book focuses on industrial relations at the Works. This investigative study shows the complex struggles and challenges leading up to the closure announcement and then the final day in September 1999. The story is about workers and their unions, managers and their decisions, and Newcastle, which was intertwined in the largest deindustrialisation event in Australia's economic and social history. ISBN: 9781925003437. Our Book No: 29938. $40 AUD.

116. Liddell, Donald M. (1930). Metallurgists and Chemists' Handbook: A Reference Book of Tables and Data for the Student and Metallurgist (3rd, reprint ed). New York: McGraw-Hill. 847 pp. Hardback small, no jacket, green cloth cover, very good condition, flyleaves lightly toned, owner's written name & date. Our Book No: 14668. $20 AUD.

117. Livett, Jill; O'Leary, Jacinta (2007). Design and Technology: VCE Units 1 - 4 (2nd, reprint ed). Melbourne: Social Science Press / Thomson. 280 pp. Paperback quarto, as new condition, black & white drawings & text-photos, colour boxes (summaries, examples), old price marks (covered by sticker). Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. The second edition of the highly regarded textbook about industrial design, materials, processes, product development, evaluation and promotion. ISBN: 9780170130639. Our Book No: 14175. $35 AUD.

118. Loewenstein, Antony (2008). The Blogging Revolution (1st ed). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 294 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear corners. This book is an account of bloggers around the world. The author visits Iran and Egypt, internet cafes in Saudi Arabia and Damascus, the homes of Cuban dissidents and newspaper offices in Beijing. The book examines the nature of repression in the 21st century, and the power of brave individuals who try to overcome this tyranny. ISBN: 9780522854909. Our Book No: 28874. $13 AUD.

119. Major, John (1971). The Oppenheimer Hearing [Historic Trials Series]. London: B. T. Batsford. 336 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, edges lightly foxed. Relates the McCarthyite campaign against the major American contributor to the atomic bomb. Oppenheimer was the victim of the dual stupidities of postwar America, extreme anti-Communism & the cult of weapons of mass destruction as the embodiment of US national strength. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0713412550. Our Book No: 13161. $12 AUD.

120. Manual (1950). Fork Lift Operator's Guide [Forklift Operator's Guide]. City Not Stated: Publisher Not Stated. 12 pp. Paperback small, stapled pamphlet (staples rusted), card cover (rubbed), very good condition, black & white drawings, owner's rubber stamp, sticker mark front cover. Estimated date: 1950. Our Book No: 4577. $10 AUD.

121. Marcus, James (2004). Amazonia (Five Years at the Epicenter of the Dot Com Juggernaut). New York: The New Press. 263 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), paper-covered board covers (cloth spine), minimal edgewear. A tale of internet euphoria, by Employee #55. He was a senior editor at Amazon from 1996 to 2001, and was hired to craft the 45-word authoritative review of a book or other product for sale. Explains how the geeky low-key internet startup became a billion-dollar sensation by employing innovative non-conformists ISBN: 1565848705. Our Book No: 17642. $12 AUD.

122. Martin, J. Rogers; Wallace, Hugh A. (1958). Design and Construction of Asphalt Pavements (1st ed). New York: McGraw Hill. 305 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket (few marks covers, small edge tears, small piece missing spine ends, corners lightly worn). A thorough manual of modern methods and technology for the design and construction of the many types of asphalt pavements in use today. Our Book No: 22380. $22 AUD.

123. Mason, Peter; Petty, Bruce (illustrator) (1979). Cauchu the Weeping Wood: A History of Rubber. Sydney: Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC). 111 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white cartoons. The story of rubber, based on the ABC-TV program. ISBN: 0642972052. Our Book No: 9790. $10 AUD.

124. Mayne, Alan (2014). Alternative Interventions: Aboriginal Homelands, Outback Australia and the Centre for Appropriate Technology. Adelaide, Kent Town: Wakefield Press. 172 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, colour photos, one sepia (brown-tinted) photo, minimal edgewear. This book is about an Aboriginal-owned science and technology organisation (CAT). In 2010, thirty years after an initial start-up grant of $40,000 the group was operating with an annual turnover in excess of $20 million and a staff of 130 providing technical services to over 500 remote Aboriginal communities spread across the northern half of Australia. The author is an historian who has unraveled a story of people, place and relationships. This is a personal and political journey of ideas into action, intervention through innovation. This is a very readable book that helps broaden our understanding of Indigenous Australia. ISBN: 9781743052723. Our Book No: 40377. $30 AUD.

125. Mayo, Kent (1993). She'll Be Right, Mate - Tools That Shaped Australia: An Exhibition by Uralla Historical Society at McCrossin's Mill, Uralla, NSW. Uralla, NSW: Kent Mayo / Uralla Historical Society. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback quarto, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, pale yellow paper, printed one side page only, black & white drawings, minor edgewear. Our Book No: 12706. $15 AUD.

126. Mayo-Smith, Debbie (2005). Conquer Your Email Overload: Superb Tips and Tricks for Busy People (1st ed). Auckland: Penguin Books. 274 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition. Is email taking up too much of your valuable time? Tired of spending hours sorting through unwanted emails? Ever lost one of those really important emails? Australasian IT expert and expert on Microsoft Outlook show how to conquer your email fears. ISBN: 0143020315. Our Book No: 15440. $10 AUD.

127. McGuinness, Phillipa (editor) (2015). Copyfight. Sydney: NewSouth / University of New South Wales Press. 294 pp. Paperback trade, as new condition. We expect to log on and read, watch or listen, to anything, anywhere anytime. Then copy it, share it, quote it, sample it. This leave writers, designers, filmmakers, musicians, photographers, artists, and software and game developers with no rights at all. We have forgotten how to pay for content. Are big corporations and copyright lawyers the only ones making money? Illegal downloading has become the biggest industry of all, and copyright violation a way of life. In this provocative book John Birmingham, Linda Jaivin, Marc Fennell, Clem Bastow, Lindy Morrison, Imogen Banks, Dan Hunter, Angela Bowne and others fire up the copyright debate like never before. ISBN: 9781742231150. Our Book No: 16734. $18 AUD.

128. Mejova, Yelena (editor); Weber, Ingmar (editor); Macy, Michael W. (editor) (2105). Twitter: A Digital Socioscope. New York: Cambridge University Press (CUP). 173 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition. How can Twitter data be used to study individual human behavior and social interaction globally? Introduces readers to the methods, opportunities, and challenges of using Twitter data to analyze data, ranging from the number of people infected by the flu, to national elections, to stock prices. Each chapter, written by leading domain experts in clear and accessible language, takes the reader to the forefront of the newly emerging field of computational social science. The case studies demonstrate shortcomings, limitations, and pitfalls of Twitter data as well as its advantages. ISBN: 9781107500075. Our Book No: 23590. $25 AUD.

129. Mercer, M.; Mercer, D.; Smit, Bram (illustrator); Grogan, John (technical adviser) (1956). New Ways with Plastic [Series 1]. Sydney: Central Press. 16 pp. Paperback wide octavo, stapled pamphlet (staples rusted), card cover, good plus condition, black & white drawings, front cover creased, rear cover little toned, old price marks, sticker mark. (Estimated date, 1956, Trove catalogue.) This pamphlet celebrates the new wonderful world of the use of plastic in craft designs. A companion manual to the book "Plastic: The Wonder Handcraft", by the same authors. Our Book No: 11750. $10 AUD.

130. Moore; Wright (1946). Moore and Wright (Sheffield) Ltd: Catalogue, no. 45. Sheffield, UK: Moore & Wright. 151 pp. Paperback trade, good condition, stapled, thin dark red card covers, numerous black & white drawings, black & white photo first page, staples rusted, spine faded (covers lightly faded), minor foxing some pages, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear, sticker mark front cover. This catalogue contains the tools manufactured by Moore & Wright in Sheffield, England. The founder Frank Moore was born in 1875 and died in 1941. The catalogue contains the most complete range of engineers' hand tools ever issued by a British manufacturer. A great book to add to a technology book collection. Our Book No: 40101. $35 AUD.

131. Morawska, L. (editor); Bofinger, N. D. (editor); Maroni, M. (editor) (1995). Indoor Air: An Integrated Approach (1st stated ed). Oxford: Elsevier Publishing. 515 pp. Hardback large thick octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial cover, figures, tables, owner's rubber stamps including edges. Heavy (1.2 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book is a selection of working session summaries presented at the International Workshop: Indoor Air - An Integrated Approach, held at the Gold Coast, Australia, 27 November to 1st December, 1994. ISBN: 0080419178. Our Book No: 25584. $70 AUD.

132. Morozov, Evgeny (2012). The Net Delusion: How Not to Liberate the World (Reprint ed). London: Penguin Books. 408 pp. Paperback small trade, very good condition, two tiny tears bottom edge rear cover, minor edgewear. Explains why internet freedom is an illusion. He says in many cases the internet is helping oppressive regimes to stifle dissent, track dissidents and keep people pacified. Free information doesn’t mean free people ISBN: 9780141049571. Our Book No: 40217. $18 AUD.

133. Murphie, Andrew; Potts, John (2003). Culture and Technology. Basingstoke, Hamps: Palgrave Macmillan. 228 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, figures, inside covers lightly toned, minor edgewear corners. This clear and concise book is a one-stop guide through the complex cultural and sociological debates that surround modern technology. The authors give special attention to new cultural forms of expression, both in new media and digital art, that respond to a more technology-engaged world. Topics covered include: digital art and imagery, the body, technology and the cyborg, cognition, consciousness and artificial intelligence, science fiction, virtual communities and politics. The book will be invaluable for students of sociology, media studies, cultural studies, and art and design, and anyone who wants to learn about this fascinating subject. ISBN: 0333929292. Our Book No: 30326. $25 AUD.

134. Naughton, John (1999). A Brief History of the Future: The Origins of the Internet (1st ed). London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 320 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket, edges & pages lightly toned. This book is an intensely personal celebration of vision and altruism, ingenuity and determination that lead to the development of the Internet. Above all, the power of ideas to change the world. ISBN: 0297643304. Our Book No: 27040. $20 AUD.

135. Norris, Malcolm (1977). Brass Rubbing: An Introduction to Brasses and Brass Rubbing [Pan Craft Series]. London: Pan Books. 112 pp. Paperback large wide octavo, very good condition, black & white illustrations, crease front cover, faint toning pages & edges, top edge rear cover little scuffed, minor edgewear. A complete guide for beginner and expert alike. There are full instructions on techniques and materials followed by a history of types of brass, chapters on the people and costumes they depict, and on the old engravers and their workshops. ISBN: 0330250957. Our Book No: 27879. $15 AUD.

136. O'Donahue, T. A. (1904). Colliery Surveying: A Primer Designed for the Use of Students and Colliery Manager Aspirants (Reprint ed). London: Macmillan & Co. 163 pp. Hardback small, no jacket as issued, good plus condition, black & white drawings, cover little flecked, spine lightly faded, edges lightly foxed, endpapers toned & little foxed, pages lightly toned, owner's written names, spine ends chipped, rubber stamp inside front cover. Written at the request of mining and engineering students who read his articles on surveying published in "Mining" journal. The book has an easy-to-understand text, practical use, and a variety of illustrations geared towards the students who have an elementary knowledge of arithmetic. This reprint is termed a second edition, but only a few corrections were made. Our Book No: 26211. $15 AUD.

137. Orton, A (1938). The Diesel Engine: An Introductory Treatment of the Principles of Working, Construction, and Operation of Diesel Engines (Revised, reprint ed) [Pitman's Technical Primers]. London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons. 121 + 12 pp. Hardback small, very good condition, black & white drawings (some full-page), endpapers & edges lightly foxed, pages faintly toned, slight colour loss patch front cover, top corner front cover & spine ends lightly bumped, bookshop label spine & front pastedown, owner's written name & date front pastedown, minor edgewear. This small book explains the elements of the various types of engines, and the basic principles, methods, and construction which applies to diesel engines of all types. The book has been revised since its first edition in 1923, to bring it generally into line with present knowledge and practice. Our Book No: 29167. $18 AUD.

138. Pariser, Eli (2012). The Filter Bubble: What the Internet is Hiding From You. London: Penguin Books. 294 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear. Exposes how the internet is no longer a free independent space. Sites such as Google and Facebook are becoming increasingly commercialized and personalised. For example, Google keeps a permanent record of all your internet searches, and displays websites that it thinks you may wish to see (for example, if you are a climate change skeptic, skeptical websites are given greater prominence in web search results). Thus the exact same knowledge is no longer available to everybody. ISBN: 9780241954522. Our Book No: 17833. $15 AUD.

139. Patchin, Justin W.; Hinduja, Sameer (2012). Cyberbullying Prevention and Response: Expert Perspectives (1st ed). New York: Routledge. 204 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, figures, boxes, tables, minor edgewear. This book provides a comprehensive, up-to-date look at the major issues that teachers, school administrators, counselors, social workers, and parents need to be aware of with respect to cyberbullying identification, prevention, and response. This easy-to-read book provides educators, parents, psychologists, and policymakers with critical prevention techniques and strategies for effectively addressing electronic bullying. ISBN: 9780415892377. Our Book No: 40293. $30 AUD.

140. Perry, Gina (2012). Behind the Shock Machine: The Untold Story of the Notorious Milgram Psychology Experiments (1st ed). Melbourne: Scribe Publications. 421 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, minor edgewear. This book is the true story of the most controversial psychological research of the modern era. The author listened to participants' accounts and read Milgram's files and notebooks to put together an intriguing, sensational story: Milgram's plans had gone further than anyone imagined. This is the compelling tale of one man's ambition and of the experiment that defined a generation. Includes some Australian replications. ISBN: 9781921844553. Our Book No: 26580. $20 AUD.

141. Poirier, Jean-Paul (1985). Creep of Crystals: High-temperature Deformation Processes in Metals, Ceramics and Minerals [Cambridge Earth Science Series]. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (CUP). 260 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minimal edgewear. This textbook describes the physics of the plastic deformation of solids at high temperatures for geologists or geophysicists interested in the high-temperature behaviour of crystals. Acquaints with the methods of materials science. Explains the most important models and recent experimental results of materials science. Also explains the essential solid-state physics, thermodynamics and hydrostatics of creep, creep models and their applications in geology, diffusion creep, and superplastic deformation and deformation enhanced by phase transformations. Extensive bibliographies are presented. ISBN: 0521278511. Our Book No: 16328. $50 AUD.

142. Provost, Stephen (1995). Computers in Psychology: A Student Guide. Sydney: HarperEducational. 106 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear, rubber stamp. An introduction to the use of computers by psychology students for research, statistical analysis, experiments, laboratory reports and assignments. Now dated, but of historical interest. ISBN: 0063121662. Our Book No: 3707. $10 AUD.

143. Remington (1908). Directions for Using the Remington Standard Typewriter: Visible Models 10 and 11. New York: Remington Typewriter Company. 22 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, black & white drawings, faint vertical crease covers & pages, pages lightly toned, minor foxing edges. (Estimated date, 1908.). Our Book No: 15011. $20 AUD.

144. Richards, Mike (1977). North Coast Run: Men and Ships of the N.S.W. North Coast (Revised ed). Sydney, Killara: Turton & Armstrong. 174 pp. Paperback small oblong quarto, flexible covers, very good condition, black & white text-photos, diagrams, minor edgewear, front hinge slightly split (no loose pages), light foxing on a few pages, slight crease first four pages, faint foxing edges, rear cover lightly toned from the fore-edge to half way along the cover. The story of the North Coast Steam Navigation Company and its pioneering steam boats, New South Wales (NSW). The author collected material for this book over 13 years ago, and had it privately printed in 1967. He has been able to obtain extra material since that. Partly a collection of memories and recollections of numbers of ex-company employees, who have been happy to assist the author. This fascinating book would interest anyone who wants to learn about the people and boats in this part of the Coast. ISBN: 0908031025. Our Book No: 30008. $20 AUD.

145. Roscoe, Ken; Rowe, Barry (drawings) (1975). Inventors and Inventions [Brooke Bond Picture Card Series]. London: Brooke Bond Oxo Ltd / World Wildlife Fund (WWF). Unnum 16 pp. Paperback oblong, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, picture cards tipped in (pasted in), front cover creased. Consists of a set of 40 picture tea cards (complete set) in a booklet to inform about key technological inventions, such as the telephone and the steam engine. Brooke Bond is renowned for the attractive picture cards given away in packets of tea. Estimated date: 1975 (Brooke Bond Collectables website). . Our Book No: 2291A. $10 AUD.

146. Rosen, Larry D. (2012). iDisorder: Understanding Our Obsession with Technology and Overcoming its Hold on Us (1st ed). New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 246 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), minimal edgewear. “iDisorder” refers to changes to your brain's ability to process information and your ability to relate to the world, because of daily use of media and technology - resulting in psychological disorders, such as stress, sleeplessness, and a compulsive need to check all your technology. Based on decades of research in the "psychology of technology," the American psychology professor offers clear, down-to-earth explanations. “ Rosen offers solid, proven strategies to help us overcome the iDisorder we all feel in our lives while still making use of all that technology offers. Our world is not going to change, and technology will continue to penetrate society even deeper leaving us little chance to react to the seemingly daily additions to our lives. Rosen teaches us how to stay human. ISBN: 9780230117570. Our Book No: 17415. $15 AUD.

147. Ross, Ronald K.; Hunter, T. G. (foreword) (1948). A Dictionary of Petroleum Terms (1st ed). Sydney: New Century Press. 119 pp. Paperback trade, brown flexible covers, very good condition, edges lightly foxed, pages faintly toned, spine little rubbed, corners covers little worn. This dictionary has been written to help people who need some knowledge of the meaning of the terms used in the petroleum industry. The author has used simple everyday language to explain the terms used. Also be of interest to people who collect old engineering and geology books. Our Book No: 29149. $35 AUD.

148. Rossignol, Jim (2009). This Gaming Life: Travels in Three Cities (Reprint ed). Michigan: University of Michigan Press / University of Michigan Library. 213 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, base spine & top edge little creased, minor edgewear. In 2000 the author was fired from my job as a finance reporter because of an obsession with a video game. So begins this story of personal redemption through the unlikely medium of electronic games. Quake, World of Warcraft, EVE Online, and other online games not only offered author Jim Rossignol an excellent escape from the tedium of office life. They also provided him with a diverse global community and a job - as a games journalist. Part personal history, part travel narrative, part philosophical reflection on the meaning of play, describes Rossignol's encounters in three cities: London, Seoul, and Reykjavik. Introduces us to a vivid and largely undocumented world of gaming lives. ISBN: 9780472033973. Our Book No: 26838. $15 AUD.

149. Royal (1922). The Van Sant System of Touch Typewriting for Royal Typewriters. [New York]: Royal Typewriter Company. 40 pp. Paperback large octavo, grey cover, stapled pamphlet (stapled top edge), good plus condition, black & white drawings, typewritten text, faint horizontal crease covers & pages, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear & corner creases, minor foxing edges, owner's name & address (typewritten). Instruction booklet: the top pages are read first, then - after turning the book over - continue reading the reverse pages. Our Book No: 15014. $30 AUD.

150. Sanderman, J. W. (editor) (1953). Ford Engines: Industrial, Agricultural, Marine and Automobile (8 and 10 h.p., V8 30 h.p., Major Tractor, Consul, Zephyr Six) (1st ed). London: George Newnes. 236 pp. Hardback very small, dustjacket, very good condition (in fair dustjacket), black & white text-photos & drawings, adverts, appendix, edge pieces missing jacket (about 80% complete), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Specially compiled to meet the requirements of mechanically-minded owners and operators, and for all those engaged in the maintenance and repair of these popular Ford engines. Our Book No: 4567. $15 AUD.

151. Scott, O. R. (1956). Fun with Foam: Handcraft with Plastic Foam. Sydney: Central Press. 16 pp. Paperback wide octavo, stapled pamphlet, card cover (slightly creased), very good condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear, sticker mark. (Estimated date, 1956, Trove catalogue.) This pamphlet celebrates the new wonderful use of plastic foam in craft designs. Cover subtitle: "Do It Yourself ... Patterns." A companion manual to his books "Basketry the Easy Way" and "Cane Furniture the Easy Way". Our Book No: 17450. $13 AUD.

152. Shulman, Seth (2008). The Telephone Gambit: Chasing Alexander Graham Bell's Secret. New York: W. W. Norton. 256 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white illustrations, minor edgewear jacket, tiny hole fore-edge last two pages. The inventor of the telephone and co-founder of the National Geographic Society is challenged by the author. A stellar example of historical investigation. Throughout his career, Bell was plagued by a secret: he stole the key idea behind the invention of the telephone. While researching at MIT, science journalist Shulman scrutinized Bell's journals and found the smoking gun: a deeply buried historical deception. Delving further into Bell's life, Shulman unearthed the surprising story behind the telephone, a tale of romance, corruption and unchecked ambition. ISBN: 9780393062069. Our Book No: 24834. $12 AUD.

153. Siegel, Lee (2008). Against the Machine: Being Human in the Era of the Electronic Mob. London: Serpent's Tail / Profile Books. 182 pp. Paperback, very good condition, rear cover corner creased. A ruthless challenge to the conventional wisdom about the Internet. Argues that our ever-deepening immersion in life online doesn't just reshape the ordinary rhythms of our days; it also reshapes our minds and culture, in ways that we haven't yet reckoned. The web and its cultural correlatives and byproducts - such as the dominance of reality television and the rise of the bourgeois bohemian - have turned privacy into performance, play into commerce, and confused self-expression with art. And even as technology gurus ply their trade using the language of freedom and democracy, we cede more and more control of our freedom and individuality to the needs of the machine. This book will force you to see our culture - for better and worse - in an entirely new way. (Later subtitle: How the Web Is Reshaping Culture and Commerce -- And Why It Matters.). ISBN: 1846686970. Our Book No: 14117. $10 AUD.

154. Sikes, Bartholomew (1860). Sikes' Tables of the Concentrated Strength of Spirits, with Directions for the Use of His Hydrometer [etc] (Revised ed). City Not Stated: Publisher Not Stated. 143 + 7 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, good condition, embossed purple cloth boards, gilt title, edges little foxed, minor foxing pages, pages lightly toned, boards & edges little rubbed, light stain front pastedown, inner hinge little split (pages firm), page of calculations tipped-in front free endpaper, minor annotation rear flyleaf, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve (acetate). Title continues: "Established throughout the United Kingdom for estimating the duties of spirituous liquors. By Act of Parliament, 58 Geo. III., cap. 28. To which is added, Tables of Specific Gravity adapted to the use of the hydrometer". This special book explains the use of a hydrometer to measure the concentrated strength of spirits. This book would be a wonderful addition to a collection of culinary books, or anyone interested in the history of making spirits. Tipped-in leaf contains thermometric calculations. Our Book No: 28856. $80 AUD.

155. Simon, Bart (2002). Undead Science: Science Studies and the Afterlife of Cold Fusion (1st p/b ed). New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press. 252 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear. Examines the curious story of cold fusion, a highly publicized scientific controversy in the United States. Reveals a lot about pseudoscience, as well the emotional scientific and media response. SALE PRICE. ISBN: 0813531543. Our Book No: 20788. $10 AUD.

156. Skinner, B. F. (2002). Beyond Freedom and Dignity. Indianapolis, IN: Hackett Publishing Company. 234 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, inside covers lightly toned, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear, sticker mark last page. This book is a landmark of 20th-century thought originally published in 1971. The book is controversial, and the author argues that our traditional concepts of freedom and dignity must be revised. He insists that the problems of the world today can be solved only by dealing much more effectively with human behavior. ISBN: 0872206270. Our Book No: 29406. $15 AUD.

157. Solomon, R. C. (1990). The Convicted Gunsmiths of New South Wales: A Definitive History 1788 - 1850. Sydney, Rockdale: R. C. Solomon. Unnum 220 pp. Hardback large octavo, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial cover, black & white text-photos & drawings, minor foxing front endpaper & top edge, bottom edge front cover bumped, minor edgewear. (Unnum. copy of a limited edition of 1100 copies.) Ron Solomon, a past president of the Antique Arms Collectors Society of Australia, has compiled a learned study of the lives of convict artisans (English gunsmiths transported to Australia for petty crimes) and their fate in the harsh environment of the penal colony. ISBN: 0646003429. Our Book No: 13361. $40 AUD.

158. Standage, Tom (2002). The Mechanical Turk: The True Story of the Chess-Playing Machine that Fooled the World. London: Penguin Books. 274 pp. Hardback octavo, two dustjackets, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), illustrated endpapers, black & white drawings (including frontispiece), minimal edgewear jacket. The story of the Hungarian nobleman, Wolfgang von Kempelen, who in 1769 made a mechanical man called The Turk who was capable of playing chess. Part historical detective story, part real-life fairy tale, the mystery of The Turk has assumed a new significance in the computer age, as scientists and philosophers continue to debate the possibility of machine intelligence. ISBN: 0713995254. Our Book No: 26247. $20 AUD.

159. Steele Gordon, John (2002). A Thread Across the Ocean: The Heroic Story of the Transatlantic Cable (1st ed). London: Simon & Schuster. 238 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, pages & inside covers lightly toned, minor edgewear, barcode sticker inside rear cover. This book is about the spirit of an age as a group of Victorian entrepreneurs fought to realise a dream that revolutionised communication for ever. The book tells the story of this epic struggle that would require a decade of effort, millions of dollars in capital, the solution of innumerable technological problems and uncommon physical, financial, and intellectual courage. These men had changed the world when the project was completed. ISBN: 0743231279. Our Book No: 26919. $12 AUD.

160. Stewarts and Lloyds, Ltd (1930). Welded and Weldless Main Steam Pipes: Section "S" (New and Enlarged ed). Glasgow: Stewarts and Lloyds Ltd. 93 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, good condition, card covers, metal rivets with flat fasteners, figures, tables, drawings, spine split, small brown mark front cover, cover creases, tiny scuff front cover, cover corners & some pages little creased, title page LOOSE, small edge tears some pages, foldout plan (foldout part loosely inserted), title page little marked, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. From the introduction to this scarce catalogue from a Scottish manufacturer: This new and enlarged edition of our Steam Pipe Catalogue contains information that will be of use to engineers in the preparation of designs and specifications for steam pipe installations. The details in this catalogue are intended as a general guide to the best practice at the time of issue. (No date, but Worldcat states two editions, 1926 and 1930, the latter presumably being revised.). Our Book No: 40467. $40 AUD.

161. Stott (1923). Stott and Hoare's Typewriting Manual: Touch Typewriting: Sections 1 & 2 (2 booklets). Sydney: Stott & Hoare's Business College. 32 + 42 pp. Each volume: Hardback small folio (30 x 21.3 cm), thick card cover (green cloth spine, little soiled), pages lightly toned, rubber stamps, edgewear, old price marks. Volume 1: fair condition, front cover vertically torn (repaired), board exposed bottom corner front cover, owner's written name. Volume 2: good plus condition. Instruction booklets. Section 1 contains Lessons 1 - 52. Section 2 contains Lessons 51 - 69. Cover of both volumes has rubber stamp (covering Stott & Hoare): "Chartres Business College amalgamated with". Loosely inserted: Remington Typewriter Keyboard Diagram (one sheet, edge tears repaired). Our Book No: 15015. $80 AUD.

162. Streibich, Karl-Heinz (2014). The Digital Enterprise: The Moves and Motives of the Digital Leaders. Darmstadt, Germany: Karl-Heinz Streibich. 353 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), minimal edgewear. A comprehensive report on the digital revolution that is transforming all businesses, regardless of industry and company size. Every business should take advantage of the four new digital forces: mobile, social, cloud, and big data. The author is CEO of a leading German software company: Software AG. This book catalogs digital innovation across 30 industries and 35 countries, including many industry leaders. ISBN: 9780989756402. Our Book No: 17860. $30 AUD.

163. Symonds, Dr J. L.; Evans, Gareth (foreword) (1985). A History of British Atomic Tests in Australia. Canberra: Australian Government Publishing Service (AGPS). 593 pp. Paperback large thick octavo, very good condition, bottom edge little marked, rear cover little rubbed, cover corners slightly creased, spine little rubbed (base bumped, cover near spine creased), minor edgewear. Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. A history of the Australian involvement in the British atomic tests for which the first negotiations between Mr Attlee and Mr Menzies began in the early 1950s. A factual account of events relating, not only to the major atomic tests, but also to the minor trials, the first of which were held in 1953. A comprehensive study, and a basis for the 1984 Royal Commission into British Nuclear Tests in Australia, including Operation Totem 1 and 2, Mosaic, Buffalo, Hurricane, Maralinga, and others. The book will interest other researchers, the public, historians and is a valuable reference book for any investigations undertaken into these tests. ISBN: 0644041188. Our Book No: 29909. $200 AUD.

164. Tapscott, Don; Williams, Anthony D. (2007). Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything (1st U.K. ed). London: Atlantic Books. 324 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minimal edgewear. A definitive investigation into how small business can achieve success in the emerging world of advanced technology. Based on a $9 million research project, shows how masses of people can participate in the economy like never before. They are creating TV news stories, sequencing the human genome, remixing their favorite music, designing software, finding a cure for disease, editing school texts, inventing new cosmetics, or even building motorcycles. While some leaders fear the growth of massive online communities, this book proves this fear is folly. Smart firms can harness collective capability and genius to spur innovation, growth, and success. ISBN: 9781843547181. Our Book No: 23106. $10 AUD.

165. Tesla, Nikola; Childress, David (additions) (1993). The Fantastic Inventions of Nikola Tesla (New ed) [Lost Science Series]. Stelle, IL: Adventures Unlimited Press. 351 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, few black & white text-photos, figures, few light marks edges, top corner front cover creased, minor edgewear corners covers & few pages. A collection of papers that were originally published in 1891 and 1904. The Croatian-American physicist is best known for his electrical inventions, some very controversial. This book includes Supreme Court documents on the dismantling of his famous Wardenclyffe Tower. ISBN: 0932813194. Our Book No: 30251. $23 AUD.

166. Tooth, Thomas (1992). It Was All a Matter of Time. Katoomba, NSW: Thomas (T. E.) Tooth. 156 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, op spine bumped, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written name), copy 2. The story of navigational science. Matthew Flinders used this new science to chart the Australian coast. Includes the tale of the chronometer belonging to Flinders, which the author discovered in a Sydney museum in 1976. ISBN: 0646153862. Our Book No: 4808A. $18 AUD.

167. Turner, J. W. (editor); Hall, E. O. (critique) (1980). Manufacturing in Newcastle, 1801 - 1900 [Includes: A Critique of the Ashcroft Process] (1st ed) [Newcastle History Monographs]. Newcastle, NSW: Newcastle Public Library. 139 pp. Hardback large octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, map, tables, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear jacket (little marked, edges little creased), spine ends little chipped, slight dent rear fore-edge, rear cover corners lightly bumped. This fascinating book looks at the early history of the industries that define Newcastle. Includes: Manufacturing in a convict settlement 1801-1821: Manufacturing and smelting, 1822-1852: Manufacturing, 1853-1900: Smelting, 1853-1900. Appendices: 1. Machines installed in the Stockton Tweed Factory, 1844-1846. 2. J. S. Rodgers' Newcastle Iron Foundry, 1865. 3. E. O. Hall, A critique of the Ashcroft process. (No 8 in this series.). ISBN: 0959938575. Our Book No: 30445. $20 AUD.

168. Utick, Stephen (2008). Captain Charles: Engineer of Charity: The Remarkable Life of Charles Gordon O'Neill. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 276 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour & black & white photos centre spread, minor edgewear, presentation bookplate. Extraordinary saga of an Irish-Scottish migrant "Captain" Charles Gordon O'Neill. He was an engineer, inventor, parliamentarian and philanthropist, but is most noted as a principal co-founder of the St Vincent de Paul Society in Australia and New Zealand. Sponsored by the St Vincent de Paul Society. ISBN: 9781741753783. Our Book No: 16362. $20 AUD.

169. White, Michael (2005). A Teaspoon and an Open Mind: The Science of Doctor Who (1st ed). London: Penguin Group. 178 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket (small mark rear side), pages faintly toned. Explains how one of the world's best-loved science-fiction programs, Dr Who (BBC-TV), is actually based on genuine - though perhaps extreme - theories. This book is the unofficial guide to intergalactic truth. This book looks at cybernetics, regeneration, teleportation and time travel. . ISBN: 9780713999051. Our Book No: 30115. $18 AUD.

170. Wilkinson, Stephan (2005). Man and Machine (1st ed). Guilford, CT: Lyons Press. 196 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear. A surprising report on the high-speed, high-risk world of restored jets, fast boats, and Formula 1 cars. He visits a factory where Amish men build custom ambulances, flies an airliner from the glory days of air travel, and has many adventures along the way. ISBN: 159228812X. Our Book No: 22619. $14 AUD.

171. Wood, John (2009). Leaving Microsoft to Change the World: An Entrepreneur's Odyssey to Educate the World's Children (Reprint ed). New York: Collins Business / HarperCollins. 278 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, spread pages little toned, minor edgewear, cover design differs from stock photo. The American executive left Microsoft in 1999 to set up "Room to Read", a nonprofit organization that promotes reading books and education across the developing world, starting in Nepal. (Barcode ISBN, different ISBN is in book.). ISBN: 9780061121081. Our Book No: 24709. $10 AUD.

172. Wood, John (2013). Creating Room to Read: A Story of Hope in the Battle for Global Literacy (1st thus ed). Melbourne: Penguin Group Australia. 290 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear. The American executive left Microsoft in 1999 to set up "Room to Read", a nonprofit organization that promotes reading books and education across the developing world, starting in Nepal. Followup book to "Leaving Microsoft to Change the World". This book shares moving stories of the people "Room to Read" works to help: impoverished children whose schools and villages have been swept away by war or natural disaster and girls whose education would otherwise be ignored. This is a very special story that will interest people at any level of finance, government, and philanthropy, as well as general readers. ISBN: 9780670015436. Our Book No: 28867. $10 AUD.

173. Wood, Tyler Cohen (2014). Catching the Catfishers: Disarm the Online Pretenders, Predators and Perpetrators Who are Out to Ruin Your Life. Pompton Plains, NJ: Career Press. 250 pp. Paperback small octavo, as new condition. Your online identity is quickly becoming more crucial to your personal and professional success than face-to-face communications. But most of us don't understand this digital Wild West and the dangers that lurk around every corner. Most of us are unaware of how easy it is for a person with malicious intent to harm us. Shows users of social media how to safely and successfully navigate the online world. Protect yourself and your children from online predators, cyber stalkers, and chat-room bullies. Detect if someone is not who he or she claims to be. Learn what digital bread crumbs you leave behind and how to clean them up. How to use social media to find the right relationship and employee. By senior cyber crime expert for the American government. ISBN: 9781601633071. Our Book No: 17677. $20 AUD.

174. Worthing, Mark; Cunxin, Li (foreword) (2015). Graeme Clark: The Man who Invented the Bionic Ear. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. 221 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour photos, pages lightly toned as usual, minor edgewear, autograph (author's written dedication title page). This new biography tells the story of Graeme Clark's life, and the triumphs and the setbacks behind the invention of the bionic ear. He watched his father struggle with hearing problems, and he set out to find a solution to deafness. ISBN: 9781760113155. Our Book No: 29866. $25 AUD.

175. Wright, John M. (2000). John Wright Remembers (1st ed) [The Autobiography of John M. Wright]. Sydney, Avalon: Halbooks Publishing. 312 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, few black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, tiny scuff base spine, cover corners creased & lightly worn. The author writes about his rural English childhood, life and work in pre-War and Blitz London, emigrating to Australia 1941, establishing a cable-making factory in war-time Australia, technological and business recollections of the rubber and foam industries, and his travels in New Guinea and Bougainville Island. ISBN: 0958580758. Our Book No: 25686. $18 AUD.

176. Yu, Albert (1998). Creating the Digital Future: The Secrets of Consistent Innovation at Intel. New York: Free Press. 214 pp. Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear. Shows how, in an unforgiving technological environment, Intel Corporation has become the undisputed trailblazer of microprocessor and silicon technologies. An expert insider reveals that the key lies in Intel's ability to reinvent itself. Intel "obsoletes" its own products and relentlessly raises the bar to the next level. The results-oriented, hyper-innovative, creative Intel culture thrives on fresh ideas, risk-taking, and learning from failure. Volume is a key to profits. Interactions between customers, marketers and engineers often generate sparks that spawn great products. ISBN: 0684839881. Our Book No: 14359. $15 AUD.

177. Zannetti, Paola (1990). Air Pollution Modeling: Theories, Computational Methods and Available Software (Reprint ed). New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold. 444 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, very good condition, pictorial cover, figures, tables, rear cover top corner bumped, front cover bottom corner bumped, spine ends lightly bumped, owner's rubber stamps including edges. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Introduces relevant historical and recently-developed examples of modelling techniques for traditional problems including point source dispersion, plume rise, windfield estimation, and surface deposition. Discussed are a number of contemporary and emergent air quality modeling issues including visibility, dense gas dispersion, indoor air pollution, photochemical oxidants, and global air quality. An invaluable resource to people in the scientific, educational and public policy communities dealing with these problems. ISBN: 0442308051. Our Book No: 25565. $30 AUD.

178. Zimmerman, Andrea; Clemesha, David; Rosenthal, Marc (illustrator) (2004). Dig! (Modern reprint ed). Orlando, FL: Harcourt Inc. Unnum 32 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, pictorial cover, orange endpapers, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour drawings, minor edgewear jacket (few light creases), few tiny dents along spine. This charming children's picture book follows Mr Rally and his dog, Lighting (or Lightning), as they travel the town on a big yellow digging machine, taking care of five important building jobs. ISBN: 9780152167851. Our Book No: 27955. $12 AUD.

179. Zuckerman, Gregory (2013). The Frackers: The Outrageous Inside Story of the New Energy Revolution. London: Portfolio / Penguin Books. 404 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white photos, spine little creased, laminate top edge front cover lightly lifting, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear corners. Explains the meaning of fracking, which is hydraulic fracturing of extremely dense shale to extract natural gas, and how dangerous it is. The author gained exclusive access to the frackers, enabling him to write the untold story of how they transformed the world. This dramatic story tracks brutal competition among headstrong drillers, and the angry opposition brought about by this revolution. ISBN: 9780670923570. Our Book No: 28702. $15 AUD.