Abbey's Bookshop Logo
Go to my checkout basket
Login to Abbey's Bookshop
Register with Abbey's Bookshop
Gift Vouchers
Browse by Category

Sub-Categories of Mathematics & Sciences


Narrow Your Search

By Availability


By Format


By Price


By Publication Date


Mathematics & Sciences

87,727 results

A Most Improbable Journey: A Big History of Our Planet and Ourselves

/978/039/329/9780393292695.jpg

A Most Improbable Journey: A Big History of Our Planet and Ourselves

Walter Alvarez

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Advocate - Science

Hardback

Famed geologist Walter Alvarez expands our view of human history, revealing the cosmic, geologic and evolutionary forces that... [more]

$38.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Language at the Speed of Sight: How We Read, Why So Many Can't, and What Can be Done About it

978/046/501/9780465019328.jpg

Language at the Speed of Sight: How We Read, Why So Many Can't, and What...

Mark Seidenberg, Mark Seidenberg

Cognition & cognitive psychology; Philosophy & theory of education; Teaching of a specific subject; Neurosciences; Educational: English language: reading & writing skills

Hardback

We've been teaching reading wrong--a leading cognitive scientist tells us how we can finally do it right [more]

$48.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Apollo Pilot: The Memoir of Astronaut Donn Eisele

978/080/326/9780803262836.jpg

Apollo Pilot: The Memoir of Astronaut Donn Eisele

Donn Eisele

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics

Hardback

In October 1968 Donn Eisele flew with fellow astronauts Walt Cunningham and Wally Schirra into Earth orbit in Apollo 7. The... [more]

$42.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Liquid Crystals: The Science and Art of a Fluid Form

978/178/023/9781780236452.jpg

Liquid Crystals: The Science and Art of a Fluid Form

Esther Leslie

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Condensed matter physics (liquid state & solid state physics)

Hardback

Liquid crystal is a curious phase of matter. It has the ability at once to flow, like water, and to refract, like ice. It... [more]

$59.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Rhinoceros and the Megatherium: An Essay in Natural History

/978/067/473/9780674737129.jpg

The Rhinoceros and the Megatherium: An Essay in Natural History

Juan Pimentel

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Zoology: Mammals

Hardback

How did Europeans three centuries apart respond to two mysterious beasts a living rhinoceros previously known only from ancient... [more]

$59.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Making Sense of Weather and Climate: The Science Behind the Forecasts

/978/023/117/9780231174923.jpg

Making Sense of Weather and Climate: The Science Behind the Forecasts

Mark Denny

Mathematics & Sciences; Meteorology & climatology; Weather

Hardback

How do meteorologists design forecasts for the next day's, the next week's, or the next month's weather? Are some forecasts... [more]

$67.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Measurement: A Very Short Introduction

978/019/877/9780198779568.jpg

Measurement: A Very Short Introduction

David J. Hand

Mathematics & Sciences; Mensuration & systems of measurement; Physics; Engineering measurement & calibration

Paperback

This Very Short Introduction explores the concept of measurement, its mathematical underpinnings, and its wide range of application... [more]

$15.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs: The Astounding Interconnectedness of the Universe

978/006/232/9780062328502.jpg

Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs: The Astounding Interconnectedness of the...

Lisa Randall

Mathematics & Sciences; Astrophysics; Geology & the lithosphere; Palaeontology

Paperback

66 million years ago, a ten-mile-wide object from outer space hurtled into the Earth at incredible speed and destroyed the... [more]

$29.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
A Beautiful Question: Finding Nature's Deep Design

978/071/819/9780718199463.jpg

A Beautiful Question: Finding Nature's Deep Design

Frank Wilczek

Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics; History of science; Cosmology & the universe; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

Paperback

The author argues that beauty is at the heart of the logic of the universe, a principle that has guided his pioneering work... [more]

$24.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Predicting the Unpredictable: The Tumultuous Science of Earthquake Prediction

978/069/117/9780691173306.jpg

Predicting the Unpredictable: The Tumultuous Science of Earthquake Prediction...

Susan Elizabeth Hough

Mathematics & Sciences; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

An earthquake can strike without warning and wreak horrific destruction and death. Seismologists still can't predict when... [more]

$39.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Sustainability: A History

978/019/061/9780190614478.jpg

Sustainability: A History

Jeremy L. Caradonna

History of ideas; Economic history; Mathematics & Sciences; Sustainability

Paperback

An engaging primer of the history of the sustainability movement from the 1600s to the present day, illuminating how sustainability... [more]

$23.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Robots

978/026/252/9780262529501.jpg

Robots

John M. Jordan

Mathematics & Sciences; Robotics

Paperback

Robots are entering the mainstream. Technologies have advanced to the point of mass commercialization -- Roomba, for example... [more]

$35.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Views of Nature

978/022/642/9780226422473.jpg

Views of Nature

Alexander von Humboldt

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Ecological science, the Biosphere

Paperback

The legacy of Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859) looms large over the natural sciences. His 1799-1804 research expedition... [more]

$53.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Outer Limits of Reason: What Science, Mathematics, and Logic Cannot Tell Us

978/026/252/9780262529846.jpg

The Outer Limits of Reason: What Science, Mathematics, and Logic Cannot...

Noson S. Yanofsky

Philosophy; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; History of science

Paperback

<div> Many books explain what is known about the universe. This book investigates what cannot be known. Rather than exploring... [more]

$47.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Future of the Brain: Essays by the World's Leading Neuroscientists

978/069/117/9780691173313.jpg

The Future of the Brain: Essays by the World's Leading Neuroscientists

May-Britt Moser, Edvard I. Moser

Cognition & cognitive psychology; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences

Paperback

Including a chapter by 2014 Nobel laureates May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser An unprecedented look at the quest to unravel... [more]

$38.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Leibniz: A Very Short Introduction

978/019/871/9780198718642.jpg

Leibniz: A Very Short Introduction

Dr Maria Rosa Antognazza

Philosophy; Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900; Philosophy of mathematics

Paperback

This Very Short Introduction considers who Leibniz was and introduces his overarching intellectual vision. It follows his... [more]

$15.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
One Plus One Equals One: Symbiosis and the Evolution of Complex Life

978/019/875/9780198758129.jpg

One Plus One Equals One: Symbiosis and the Evolution of Complex Life

John Archibald

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Microbiology (non-medical)

Paperback

John Archibald chronicles the revolutionary insights provided by modern molecular biology, especially rapid DNA sequencing.... [more]

$20.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Blood: A Very Short Introduction

978/019/958/9780199581450.jpg

Blood: A Very Short Introduction

Christopher Cooper

Medicine; Physiology; Haematology; Animal physiology

Paperback

Blood is a vital component of the bodies of most multicellular animals. Chris Cooper discusses blood's critical role in both... [more]

$15.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret

978/160/887/9781608878437.jpg

Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret

Keegan Kuhn, Kip Andersen

Mathematics & Sciences; Management of land & natural resources; Farm & working animals

Paperback

Discover the biggest issue in conservation today. This companion to the documentary &quot;Cowspiracy&quot; explores the impacts... [more]

$28.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Crow Country (The Birds and the Bees)

978/178/487/9781784871123.jpg

Crow Country (The Birds and the Bees)

Mark Cocker

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

One night the author followed the roiling, deafening flock of rooks and jackdaws which regularly passed over his Norfolk home... [more]

$24.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Running Sky: A Bird-Watching Life (The Birds and the Bees)

978/178/487/9781784871147.jpg

The Running Sky: A Bird-Watching Life (The Birds and the Bees)

Tim Dee

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

Beginning in summer with clouds of breeding seabirds in Shetland and ending with nightjars like giant moths in the heart of... [more]

$24.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
A Sting in the Tale (The Birds and the Bees)

978/178/487/9781784871116.jpg

A Sting in the Tale (The Birds and the Bees)

Dave Goulson

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

Paperback

As a small boy, the author was obsessed with wildlife - from his childhood menagerie of exotic pets to his ill-fated experiments... [more]

$24.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Statistics For Dummies

978/111/929/9781119293521.jpg

Statistics For Dummies

Deborah J. Rumsey

Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics

Paperback

Statistics For Dummies, 2nd Edition (9781119293521) was previously published as Statistics For Dummies, 2nd Edition (9780470911082).... [more]

$28.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
A Day in the Life of the Brain

978/014/198/9780141985046.jpg

A Day in the Life of the Brain

Susan Greenfield

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

Each of us has a unique, subjective inner world, one that we can never share directly with anyone else. But how do our physical... [more]

$32.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Last Crocodile Hunter

978/176/029/9781760292379.jpg

The Last Crocodile Hunter

Bob Irwin

Biography; Autobiography: general; Reptiles

Paperback

'When the world lost Steve, the animals lost the best friend they ever had, and so did I. But he's still here with me and... [more]

$32.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Your cart does not contain any items.