Hardcover. London, Neville Spearman, 1st, 1972, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: Good, 285 pages. Hardcover with dust jacket. Dj has tape repair on top edges, chipping, fraying and rubbing throughout dust jacket. Cover boards show medium wear on corners, as well as spine. Light foxing to fore edge text block. Black and white illustrations.
Hardcover. New York, Raven Press, 1st, 1982, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 316 pages illustrated with b&w diagrams and charts. Tight and clean, review copy with publisher letter laid in.
Softcover. London, Black Dog Publishing, 1st, 2008, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Softcover, 185 pages, color illustrations. Contemporary designers, artists and scientists explore the evolution of this ubiquitous and endlessly malleable material, through its trademarked names - Spandex, Teflon, Nylon, Rayon, Formica, Tupperware - through to looking at how its function and reputation have changed over its lifetime. It is an essential book for designers, academics and everyone interested in our consumer culture.
Hardcover. New York, Oxford University Press, USA, 1st, 1991, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, Volume 1 only, 491 pages. Very clean and bright copy, unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket with slight rubbing.
Hardcover. Amsterdam, Elsevier/North-Holland Biomedical Press, 1st thus, 1980, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 491 pages. Red boards with white printed illustration & white titles to cover & spine. Black & white illustrations throughout, including figures, chart, tables & photographs. Previous owner's signature to front flyleaf. Otherwise clean, tight copy.
Hardcover. London, Seeley Service & Co, reprint, 1918, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, 349 pages, pictorial blue cloth with gilt, white and red design. Contains 35 black and white plates throughout. Paper tanning, book opened roughly at title page, blank bookplate on front fly leaf. Covers bright.