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Image for Echoes from the Clubs: A Record of Political Topics and Social Amenities. Volume I May - October, 1867; Volume II November 1867 - April 1868; Volume III May - December 1868

Echoes from the Clubs: A Record of Political Topics and Social Amenities. Volume I May - October, 1867; Volume II November 1867 - April 1868; Volume III May - December 1868

By: Anon

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, Offices of 'Echoes from the Clubs': 1867

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 016730


3 volumes of a weekly magazine, published every Wednesday. All volumes in martching green boards, gilt border to each panel, gilt titling. Volume I: v+ 401pp, index. Light wear, rear endpaper creased. Volume II: v + 453pp, illustrated. Light wear, illustrated. Volume III: vi + 672pp. 15mm split to spine top otherwise light wear, general foxing, numerous double page illustrations plus folding plates, some of which have been misfolded and sit unevenly, with some creasing a... View more info

Image for The Great Transformation: The World in the Time of Buddha, Socrates, Confucius and Jeremiah

The Great Transformation: The World in the Time of Buddha, Socrates, Confucius and Jeremiah

By: Armstrong, Karen

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Atlantic Books: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 020501


xviii + 474pp, index, bibliography, glossary, notes, maps. Black boards, a few marks to page edges otherwise a VG copy in (slight edge sunning) dustwrapper. Personalised gift inscription from the author to title page. View more info

Image for Where the Cut Knife Waters Flow: A History of the Districts of Cloan; Cut Knife; Gallivan; Ovenstown; Riding Hill; Rockhaven; Rose Mound; Stringer; Triple Lake; Weewona; Willowview

Where the Cut Knife Waters Flow: A History of the Districts of Cloan; Cut Knife; Gallivan; Ovenstown; Riding Hill; Rockhaven; Rose Mound; Stringer; Triple Lake; Weewona; Willowview

By: Compiled By East Cut Knife and Districts Historical Society

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Canada, East Cut Knife and Districts Historical Society: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017700


826pp, index, illustrated, illustrated endpapers. Detailed history of the area stretching from the Battle River in the north to the Big Rock in the south. Includes a vast amount of detail about individual families so an excellent reference for genealogists. Blue boards, gilt decoration and titling, a VG clean tight copy. Included is a 4pp supplement. Heavy book, approx 2.5kg packed, extra shipping required to non-UK address. View more info

Image for Collapse : How Societies Choose to Fail or Survive

Collapse : How Societies Choose to Fail or Survive

By: Diamond, Jared M.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018116


xv + 575pp, index, 42 plates, 11 maps. Black boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. The mysterious collapse of past civilizations. View more info

Image for The Haunting of Borley Rectory

The Haunting of Borley Rectory

By: Dingwall, Eric J / Goldney, Kathleen M / Hall, Trevor H

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020671


xiv + 181pp, index, 5 plates, 3 plans. An ex-library copy. Black patterned boards, general edge rubbing, numbers to spine base, label remains to front pastedown, library stamps to front endpaper/title page and verso, a few other marks, overall a Good tight working copy of a scarce title, without dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Thus Spoke Galileo: The Great Scientist's Ideas and Their Relevance to the Present Day

Thus Spoke Galileo: The Great Scientist's Ideas and Their Relevance to the Present Day

By: Galileo Galilei / Frova, Andrea / Marenzana, Mariapiera / Translated By Jim McManus in Collaboration with the Authors

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Oxford, OUP: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017756


xx + 493pp, index, main texts and additional reading, illustrations. Black boards, 4 pages uncut otherwise a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The Web of the Universe: An Occult Theory of Sub-stance, of Man's Origins and the Source of His Creative Powers

The Web of the Universe: An Occult Theory of Sub-stance, of Man's Origins and the Source of His Creative Powers

By: Gardner, EL

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, The Theosophical Publishing House: 1938

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 021762


103pp, references, appendix, 25 charts, diagrams and illustrations. Blue boards, gilt design to front, spine dulled, edge rubs, foxing mainly to endpapers and edges, a few marks to front endpaper, pwner's details neatly to same, overall a Good tight copy without dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Making Men into Fathers: Men, Masculinities and the Social Politics of Fatherhood

Making Men into Fathers: Men, Masculinities and the Social Politics of Fatherhood

By: Hobson, Barbara (Editor)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cambridge, CUP: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018883


x + 328pp, index, references, notes, charts. Softback, a VG clean tight copy. A collection of 10 essays. View more info

Image for Social Freedom: The Responsibility View

Social Freedom: The Responsibility View

By: Kristjánsson, Kristján

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, CUP: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: R15019


xi + 221pp, index, bibliography. Black boards, VG clean tight copy in (rear panel a little grubby) dustwrapper. View more info

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What is Madness?

By: Leader, Darian

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 2011

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 019600


359pp, notes. Black boards, light browning to contents, previous owner's name inked out on front endpaper, pencilled annotation throughout the book. Overall a Good working copy only, in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for European Monographs in Social Psychology: The Social Psychology of Minority Influence

European Monographs in Social Psychology: The Social Psychology of Minority Influence

By: Mugny, Gabriel / Perez, Juan A. (Translated By Vivian Waltz Lamongie)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, CUP: 1991

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: R15025


xiv + 190pp, index, references, appendices. Laminated boards, VG clean tight copy. View more info

Image for The New Extinct Peerage, 1884 - 1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages with Genealogies and Arms

The New Extinct Peerage, 1884 - 1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages with Genealogies and Arms

By: Pine, Leslie Gilbert

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Heraldry Today: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021305


xxvii + 313pp, index, 19 plates. Red cloth boards, slight mottling to fore-edges (no signs of damp internally), otherwise a VG copy. View more info

Image for An Inquiry Into the Animism and Folk-lore of the Guiana Indians (Extract from the 30th Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology)

An Inquiry Into the Animism and Folk-lore of the Guiana Indians (Extract from the 30th Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology)

By: Roth, Walter E

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1915

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 019612


349pp, index, glossary, 4 plates (1 colour), 6 illustrations in text. Green boards, decoration to front, a few marks, light wear, general browning to contents, overall a VG tight copy, no dustwrapper. Includes an extensive number of myths and folk-tales, all indexed. View more info

Image for Cambridge Studies in Philosophy: The Body in Mind: Understanding Cognitive Processes

Cambridge Studies in Philosophy: The Body in Mind: Understanding Cognitive Processes

By: Rowlands, Mark

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, CUP: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: R15029


x + 270pp, index, references. Blue boards, VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Occult Chemistry Re-evaluated

Occult Chemistry Re-evaluated

By: Smith, Ernest Lester

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, The Theosophical Publishing House: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021768


xii + 107pp, references, 11 diagrams, 2 tables. Softback, light wear and ageing only, a VG copy. A companion book to 'Occult Chemistry' by Annie Besant and CW Leadbeater. View more info

Image for It's a PC World: What it Means to Live in a Land Gone Politically Correct

It's a PC World: What it Means to Live in a Land Gone Politically Correct

By: Stourton, Edward

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 020899


x + 262pp, index. Grey boards, a VG copy in dustwrapper. Flat signed by the author to title page, removeable label to front of dustwrapper indicating that it was signed at Waterstone's. View more info

Image for The Other Eden. A New Approach to Man, Nature and Society

The Other Eden. A New Approach to Man, Nature and Society

By: Swift, Jeremy

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, JM Dent & Sons Ltd: 1974

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 021666


176pp, index, references. Maroon boards, slight ageing mainly to edges, a VG copy in (spine fading) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Tourism and Religion (Tourism Social Science Series)

Tourism and Religion (Tourism Social Science Series)

By: Vukonic, Boris (Translated By Sanja Matesic)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Oxford, Pergamon Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020388


xvi + 208pp, indexes, bibliography. Laminated pictorial boards, some ink annotation to text (black ink, mainly lines next to text block, limited underlining, mainly to 2 chapters only of 15), so graded as a Good working copy and priced accordingly. Slight colour fading to spine and adjacent edges. View more info

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Hume's Theory of Consciousness

By: Waxman, Wayne

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, CUP: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: R14964


xvi + 347pp, index, bibliography, notes. Green boards, VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. This book attempts a comprehensive analysis and re-evaluation of the first book of Hume's Treatise of Human Nature. View more info