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Hobie Cat Sailing by Jake Grubb (£46.00)Publisher: Airguide Publications — 1980Binding: Hardback (Spiral Bound) [ISBN: 0934754004]Condition: Very Good. A little light marking to the boards. Text complete, clean and tight. A nice copy and uncommon in this binding.Description: 2nd Printing. Illustrated with photographs, in colour & black and white, and diagrams.Notes: Size: 11" x 8". Red boards with Black titling to the Upper Board. 310 pages. Tags: cat catamaran class competition day-sailor hobie hobie-trained modern olympic partic racing recreational regatta saiunq skippers
P&P: UK 1st £6.00. UK 2nd £5.95. EU Surface £9.06. EU Air £9.10. ROW Surface £9.06. ROW Air £16.72

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Principles of Agricultural Economics: Markets and Prices in Less Developed Countries by David Colman; Trevor Young; (£43.00)Publisher: Cambridge University Press — 1995Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0521336643]Condition: Very Good. Pages lightly age-tanned.Description: Reprint. [First: 1989] From the cover: “This textbook addresses the main economic principles required by agricultural economists involved in rural development. The principles of ‘micro-economies’ or ‘price-theory’ are of relevance to economists everywhere, but this book reinforces the message of their relevance for rural development by explaining the theory in the specific context of the agricultural and food sectors of developing countries. Hypothetical and actual empirical illustrations drawn almost exclusively from such countries distinguish this book from other economic principles texts that draw their examples almost invariably from industrialised countries, and also from books more oriented to the issues of rural development. The first half of the book deals with the underlying principles of production, supply and demand. These are essential tools for the study and management of the agricultural sector and food markets. In the second half, supply and demand are brought together into a chapter of equilibrium and exchange. This is followed by chapters on trade and the theory of economic welfare. In the final chapter it is shown that much of the material in the earlier chapters can be combined by agricultural economists into a system for analysing and comparing the effects of alternative agricultural policies. The ability of agricultural economics to provide a consistent framework for the analysis of policy problems thus enables it to make a key contribution to rural development.”Notes: Size: Trade Paperback (9¼" x 6"). In the Wye Studies In Agricultural And Rural Development series. 323 pages. Tags: product-product heckscher-ohlin terms-of-trade classification disequilibrium factor-product technological international specification factor-factor relationships technologies substitution elasticities interference relationship agricultural mathematical intervention institutions interpreting developments distribution simultaneous equilibrium uncertainty consumption competition comparative homogeneity aggregation lancaster's cross-price development competitive theoretical foundations agriculture procurement conclusions classifying developing uniqueness optimality definition production industries techniques references principles properties
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Putting Strategy to Work by Eddie Obeng (£35.00)Publisher: Pitman — 1996Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0273602659]Condition: Very Good+ — in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper very slightly rubbed at the edges.Description: Examines the main areas of knowledge required to ensure your success, covering all the techniques for successful program management.Notes: Foreword or introduction by Eddie Obenn. 237 pages. Tags: differentiation internalization people-embodied diversification customer-based identification attractiveness product-market classification small-business organizational transformation implementation value-creating interpretation supportability recommendation responsibility sustainability administrative research-based organization's configuration institutional determination specification expropriation brainstorming technological opportunities disadvantages contingencies understanding duplicability collaboration reconfiguring effectiveness uncertainties proliferation globalization discontinuity communication vulnerability process-based relationships participation substitution facilitation value-adding interrelated expectations
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Improved grassland management by John Frame (£34.00)Publisher: Farming Press — 1992Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0852362463]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Gently bruised at the spine ends and corners with commensurate ruffling to the dustwrapper.Description: Illustrated with colour photographs, tables and charts. From the cover: “In all its diverse forms, grass is the renewable foundation feed for ruminant production — the green gold of many rural regions and, indeed, countries. Competition for agricultural markets, intensifying in a world growing ever smaller, together with a host of economic and political pressures, requires swift and flexible response and adaptation from grassland farmers to the challenge of change and improved efficiency of use. Precision of inputs, predictability of outputs and profitability are triple objectives.

Against this background, this book subdivides grassland management into its interrelated components before dealing with utilisation by grazing and by hay/silage. The approach taken is the application to practice of basic scientific principles using mainly British and European grassland as examples. Nevertheless, the principles can be applied to grassland elsewhere in the temperate world. Management in relation to the new surge of interest in extensification, forage legume use, nature conservation and environmentally sustainable systems of animal production is also covered.

Written in a reader-friendly, advisory style, Improved Grassland Management is a book for grassland farmers, extension officers, students of agriculture and land use and plant scientists — in fact for everyone with an interest in Mother Earth’s green carpet.”
Notes: Size: 9½" x 6¼". Pictorial boards. [XIII] 351 pages. Tags: agricultural agriculture britain crops cultivation general grasses great husbandry management meadows pastures range rangelands science technology
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Pension Asset Management by Leslie Hannah (£33.00)Publisher: Irwin — 1988Binding: Hardback [ISBN: 0256061238]Condition: Very Good+.Description: Contents: International Perspectives on Competition and Regulatory Change in Pension Fund Asset Management; Portfolio Management of Dutch Pension Funds; U.S. Pension Fund Asset Management; Competition, Regulation, and Deregulation in Pension Fund Portfolio Management: The Case of the United Kingdom; Pension Fund Portfolio Management in Canada; Trends in Pension Fund Portfolio Management in Australia; Pension Fund Portfolio Management in Japan; 178pp. Size: 8vo Medium (8" x 5½" approx.)Tags: Regulatory Fund Portfolio Pension Fund Asset Management 0256061238
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The Portable MBA in Strategy by Liam Fahey; Robert M. Randall; (£30.50)Publisher: John Wiley & Sons — 2001Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 0471197084]Condition: Very Good — in Good+ Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper a little rubbed at the edges with a short closed tear to the head of the lower panel. Edges of the text block lightly tanned. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: 2nd Edition. From the cover: “The ultimate goal for all managers is to enable their organization to thrive in the marketplace — to produce offerings that customers value highly and to outperform the competition according to key metrics. The Portable MBA in Strategy, Second Edition arms you with the critical knowledge you need to make the choices that will attract and retain the most valuable customers, to experiment and adapt rapidly in continuously changing markets, and to position your organization advantageously for the future. Featuring contributions from internationally recognized leaders in strategic thought and practice, this fully updated Second Edition reflects the remarkable impact of e-business on all commercial activity, reveals the new opportunities and risks facing small business, and presents the latest methods of strategic analysis and implementation for domestic and global businesses. This unique resource offers a clear, practical guide to leading-edge strategic management practices, explains the strategic manager’s tasks and objectives, and shows how management techniques such as scenario planning can be used to develop the foresight and insight necessary for short- and long-term wealth creation in a competitive, unpredictable business environment.”Notes: Size: 10¼" x 7¼". Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 414 pages. Tags: differentiation internalization people-embodied diversification customer-based identification attractiveness product-market classification small-business organizational transformation implementation value-creating interpretation supportability recommendation responsibility sustainability administrative research-based organization's configuration institutional determination specification expropriation brainstorming technological opportunities disadvantages contingencies understanding duplicability collaboration reconfiguring effectiveness uncertainties proliferation globalization discontinuity communication vulnerability process-based relationships participation substitution facilitation value-adding interrelated expectations
P&P: UK 1st £5.25. UK 2nd £5.95. EU Surface £7.76. EU Air £7.85. ROW Surface £7.76. ROW Air £14.22

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A Horseman Through Six Reigns: The Reminiscences Of A Royal Riding Master by Horace Smith (£28.00)Publisher: Odhams Press — 1955Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Condition: Good — in Poor Dust Wrapper. Edges of the dust wrapper frayed and rubbed with loss at the spine ends and tips. Boards sunned at the margins. Gently bruised at the head, tail and corners of the binding. Edges of the text block lightly spotted. Pages lightly age-tanned.Description: Illustrated with black and white photographs. From the cover: “Horace (‘Cadogan’) Smith—the man who taught the Queen to ride — is known and respected throughout what he himself calls the “Horsey” world. He has lived and worked among horses for three-quarters of a century, and has won prize after prize at major horse shows all over Britain, from the International Horse Show at Olympia downwards. As a dealer he has bought and sold nearly twelve thousand horses during his lifetime. And as a judge of horses Horace Smith has been — and still is — in great demand at all the leading shows in Britain and many in Europe and America as well.

There is a strong sense of nostalgia about his brightly written autobiography. In these pages he transports the reader back through the years to a world that is no more, picturing spacious, leisurely days that had a charm all their own.

The horse was the normal form of road transport when Mr. Smith’s career began in the last decade of Queen Victoria’s reign. He joined his father in the well-established family business of W. J. Smith Limited, Horse Dealers, when he was sixteen. And many are the fascinating stories he has to relate of the cut-throat competition in the horse trade in London at the turn of the century.”
Notes: Size: 8½" x 5½". Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 224 pages. Tags: and biography britain coaching correspondence great horace horsemanship horsemen horsewomen reminiscences smith
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Freedom And Organization 1814-1914 by Bertrand Russell (£24.00)Publisher: George Allen & Unwin — 1934Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Condition: Good — in Poor Dust Wrapper. Edges of the dust wrapper somewhat frayed with loss to the top edge of both panels and the spine ends. Gently bruised at the head, tail and corners of the binding. Text complete, clean and tight but a little age-tanned. Description: From the cover: “This book covers the period 1814-1914, and aims at showing the weakening of old forms of authority as a result of Liberal assaults and the more or less unintended growth of new forms of organization owing to economic and technical developments. Its subject is thus the interaction of theory and practice in the politics of the hundred years between the fall of Napoleon and the Great War. It opens with the Congress of Vienna and the Principle of Legitimacy, the Holy Alliance and the domination of Metternich. It then passes to economic theory from Malthus to Marx, as the outcome of early industrialism and the source of Radical and Socialist politics. American development is considered in two phases: the growth of democracy from Jefferson to Lincoln, and the transition from free competition to monopoly in the period from the Civil War to the Great War. Returning to Europe, the Principle of Nationality, as an outcome of Liberalism, is shown as a source of international anarchy. Bismarck, German unity, and German economic development lead to conflicts with Slav Nationalism and British trade; the British seek compensation in Africa, the Russians in the Far East. The growth of national monopolies in industry leads to economic imperialism, identifying economic and national rivalry, and increasing the importance of the State. Concentration of national power grows as International organization disappears, and war results.”Notes: Size: 9" x 5¾". Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 528 pages. Tags: russell political science history 19th century politics government liberty europe united states british socialism trade unionism marxism jeffersonian democracy jacksonian principle nationality imperialism german empire competitive capitalism approach monopoly
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Every Boy's Book Of Great Liners by J. D. Burgan White (£23.00)Publisher: Sampson Low — 1938Binding: Hardback Condition: Poor. Heavily bruised at the head, tail and corners of the boards with the spine strip detaching from both boards over the top 4" and soiling to both boards. Top corner of the first blank clipped. Pages lightly age-tanned, heavier so at the pastedowns and blanks. Hinge strained at page 33.Description: Illustrated with black and white photographs.Notes: Size: 11" x 8". Blue boards with Black titling to the Spine & Upper Board. [V] 96 pages. Tags: and atlantic blue commander competition crew engine-room entering flag for from great greyhounds liners lines lives make modern navigating planning port radio riband safeguarding safely sea shipping signals sin< steamboats that the their world’s
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Wildlife Photographer of the Year: Portfolio 12 by Edited by Siski Green (£22.50)Publisher: London: BBC Worldwide Ltd. — 2002Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 0563488190]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Gently bruised at the tail of the spine with commensurate wear to the dust wrapper. Description: Illustrated by way of: Colour Photographs;Notes: Jacket designed by Pene Parker. Foreword or introduction by Simon King. Size: 10¼" x 10¼". Black boards with Silver titling to the Spine. 160 pages. Tags: wildlife photography photographer year competition organised bbc magazine natural history museum london animals nature photographs country
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Monarchs of the Sea: The Great Ocean Liners by Kurt Ulrich (£22.00)Publisher: London: Taurus Parke — 1998Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 1860643736]Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper with a short, untidy, tear at the head of the spine and light fading to the spine. Text complete, clean and tight. Description: Jacket illustration: The Navarino sailing into Venice. Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Facsimiles; Colour Photographs; Diagrams; Tables;

From the cover: “THE TITANIC SET SAIL on her maiden voyage on 10 April 1912, the ship represented the essence of glamour, romance, high technology and not a little frisson of danger in an age when travel by sea could still prove hazardous. But the mythology surrounding the Titanic has overshadowed the fact that this ship also represented a new age of transportation when commerce, the rapid expansion of the US economy and mass migration from Europe to North America was forging a new travel industry.

The disaster of the Titanic in no way inhibited the rapid development of luxury liners. The 60 years that followed the saga of the Titanic are laden with the names of even greater liners — the Imperator, Ile de France, Normandie, Empress of Britain, Bremen, Queen Mary, Queen Elizabeth, SS United States, France and many others.

This book surveys the colourful history of sea travel, from the early days through to the age when the great luxury liners of the twentieth century ruled the waves. It portrays the imposing presence of the Imperator, the haughty grandeur of the Queen Mary and the Queen Elizabeth, the elegance and glitter of the Normandie and the France, the efficiency and style of the Bremen, the speed and the brash daring of the SS United States and finally the last of the great liners — the QE2, attempting, like Britain, to define a new role for itself without abandoning its traditions. Each great ship epitomised the designs and fashions of its age while at the same time representing the national aspirations of its flag nation. With national prestige at stake, competition between these ships — whether for elegance, luxury, technology or speed — was intense.

Through the pages of this lavishly illustrated book we not only witness the evolution of twentieth-century style and design which was encapsulated in the luxury liners, but also meet some of the icons of the century: the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, Winston Churchill, Charlie Chaplin, Albert Einstein, Frank Sinatra.

No other book charts so beautifully the new generation of luxury ships that have inherited the seas. Today’s cruise liners, with names like Carnival Destiny, Pacific Princess and Song of Norway represent a new level of sophistication and have heralded a renaissance of interest in luxury ocean travel.”
Notes: Size: 12¾" x 12¼". Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 264 pages. Tags: ocean liners pictorial works history 20th century merchant vessels ships
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Europe 1880-1945 by John Roberts (£20.50)Publisher: Longmans, Green & Co. — 1967Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper snagged at the head of the spine, a little faded overall. Text complete, clean and tight. Description: Illustrated by way of: Maps [8];

From the cover: “This book provides a guide to the most important changes in European history between 1880 and 1945. Not all of these are political in the conventional sense as they embrace cultural and philosophical ideas which are often neglected in more traditional books.

The core of the work is an examination of the process by which Europe, while displaying extraordinary vitality and creativity, failed to solve many of her own problems and therefore deployed many of her energies in self destruction. The clearest evidence we have of this is the way in which Europeans rejected the very ideas and institutions on which so much of the achievements of the previous half-century were founded: for example, tolerance, rationality, the belief in the individual and his rights, the common code of humanitarianism.

At the same time Europe was living in a world where other forces were beginning to appear which were also, in the long run, to help to undermine her power and influence; a dwarfing of Europe and the loss of her world hegemony is the major theme of international politics and this, too, owes much to Europe’s suicidal proneness to internecine struggle after 1914.”
Notes: Size: 8¾" x 5¾". Brown boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. In the General History of Europe series. [XV] 575 pages. Tags: europe history world ancien regime international competition constitutional states autocracy conservatism anti-traditional relations great war postwar economy society democratic totalitarianism dictatorship social cultural change approach second john roberts first editions firsts printings 1st
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Spirit of the Horse by Bob Langrish & Nicola Jane Swinney (£20.50)Publisher: Parragon — 2007Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 9781405498487]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper very slightly rubbed at the edges. Text complete, clean and tight. Description: Illustrated by way of: Colour Photographs; Illustrated endpapers and blanks;

From the cover: “MANKIND HAS enjoyed a unique relationship with the horse from time immemorial. No other animal has provided such intelligent, loyal service, whether as a worker, conveyance, status symbol or -in today’s times — a leisure occupation. The horse has even generated an entire industry from which many people make their living. The horse has offered humans his strength and loyalty, and in return, we have bestowed upon him a status which is perhaps above that of all other animals.

Differences in terrain, climate and man’s requirements have shaped and developed the wide variety of types and breeds of horse existing today, most of which have been extravagantly portrayed in Spirit of the Horse. Here you will find the tiny Shetland and the massive Shire, the wild horses which — despite modern-day domesticity — can still be found in every continent, the Thoroughbreds and European Warmbloods — scientifically bred for competition — as well as a fascinating variety of native ponies. The unique and much-loved characteristics of all these and more have been faithfully researched by equestrian journalist Nicola Jane Swinney and imaginatively captured by the renowned horse photographer Bob Langrish.”
Notes: Size: 12¼" x 9¾". Pictorial boards. 256 pages. Tags: horses pictorial works bob langrish nicola jane swinney 9781405498487
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Dog Training and Behaviour by Geoff Grinham (£19.50)Publisher: The Crowood Press — 1994Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 1852237511]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Slight ruffling at the top edge of the dust wrapper otherwise a very well presented copy.Description: Illustrated with black and white photographs. From the cover: “The basis of all successful dog training must be an understanding of canine psychology and behaviour. In this book this vast and frequently misunderstood subject is tackled in a clear and accessible way, enabling anyone to grasp the essentials and use them to lay the foundations for a long-lasting, mutually satisfactory human/canine partnership.

The critical development periods of the puppy and the adolescent dog, establishment of rank order, canine language and communication, and the variables of temperament and disposition are explored before the author sets out in detail a comprehensive, easy-to-follow training programme. Working logically and progressively through each stage of the dog’s learning process, the handler is shown how to teach and consolidate each lesson, from the basics of Sit, Heel and Come, to the more advanced Search and Scent Discrimination exercises. Finally there are chapters dealing with individual behavioural problems, which explain how it is possible to retrain the errant dog and prevent future regression. Throughout, the practical day-to-day relevance of the various training exercises is emphasized, and the process by which mutual trust and understanding are achieved is made clear. Thus the book is more than a training manual; it is a complete guide to getting the most out of your partnership with your dog.

Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs and original line-drawings, Dog Training and Behaviour is both a practical step-by-step guidebook and a valuable source of reference for all dog owners.”
Notes: Size: 9½" x 6¾". Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 144 pages. Tags: admonishment aggression anxiety aptitude association attention auto awareness barking behaviour bone breed bully canine canis castration centres charity check-chains chemistry chewing classification collars commands compelled competition compulsion dangerous destructive diet discipline disk disposal disposition distraction dogs dysplasia entry-exit equipment examination false farming fishing folding games genetic grooming guarding handbooks heel hide-and-seek
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Quality: Total Customer Service by Lynda King Taylor (£19.50)Publisher: Century — 1992Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. Very slightly ruffled edges of DJ. Overall a very pleasant copy.Description: Notes: 290 pages. Tags: differentiating personalisation commoditisation personification differentiators depreciation's categorisation sophistication questionnaires organisational differentiator responsibility technological competencies entertainment globalisation understanding intelligence relationship cost-cutting experiences resegmenting technologies deficiencies redefinition contributing expectations philosophies battleground construction geographical contribution satisfaction organisation personality empowerment improvement effectively maintenance emotionally overlapping competition franchising transaction sustainable differences consultancy measurement ineffective definitions fulfillment
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The Flight of the Creative Class: The New Global Competition for Talent by Richard Florida (£19.50)Publisher: HarperBusiness — 2005Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 006075690X]Condition: Very Good+ — in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper very slightly rubbed at the edges. A pleasant copy.Description: From the cover: “For the first time ever, the United States is truly in danger of losing its most crucial economic advantage — its status as the world’s greatest talent magnet — argues best-selling author and economist Richard Florida. Where America was once the first destination for foreign students and the last stop for scientists, engineers, musicians, and entrepreneurs wishing to engage in the most robust and creative economy on the planet, it has now become only one place among many where cutting-edge innovation occurs. Burgeoning global technology hotspots. The outsourcing of ingenuity. Rising intolerance. A faltering education system. Cities torn by inequality. Disconnected political leadership. According to Florida, they all point to the looming creativity crisis that is causing the decline of American economic might. In the groundbreaking The Rise of the Creative Class, Florida introduced the United States to the rules of engagement in the creative age. Florida’s 3 Ts of economic development — Technology, Talent, and Tolerance — took him around the world and back again, sparking an international debate over the causes and effects of long-term prosperity, development, and innovation.”Notes: Size: 9½" x 6¼". Grey & White boards with Red titling to the Spine. 326 pages. Tags: international 0-06-075690-x globalization 9780060756901 technological intellectual competition immigration innovations emigration conditions innovation creativity 2004060663 prosperity 331.12791 economics education business economic creative states capital florida richard aspects ability united states flight global talent 12791 class 2004 dc22 hd53 and for f65 new 331 the
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The Chequered Flag: 100 Years of Motor Racing by Ivan Rendall (£18.50)Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson — 1993Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0297832204]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper slightly ruffled at the tail of the spine with two short vertical marks to the centre of the upper panel. Text complete, clean and tight. Description: Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Facsimiles; Colour Photographs; Diagrams; Maps;

From the cover: “Motor racing was born in France. On 22 July 1894, twenty-one ‘horseless carriages’ chased each other from Paris to Rouen along the public road. Officially it was a reliability trial, but that did not stop drivers racing. Count Jules de Dion ‘won’, driving his steam car at 11 mph, only to be disqualified for taking a stoker, literally, a ‘chauffeur’, to keep the engine going.

A hundred years later, motor racing is a high-technology sport and a huge, global business. The fastest racing cars do well over 200 mph, their engines monitored by data links and computers; drivers compete for millions of pounds and they head the top rank of professional, sporting superstars.

The evolution of international motor racing, with its twin themes of individual competition and the pursuit of engineering excellence, is one of the great stories of the twentieth century. The Chequered Flag tells that story in full, as the sport celebrates its centenary.

It shows how the race track has been the motor industry’s laboratory, how the price of progress has been measured in blood and treasure and how it has been justified down the century by the improvements it has brought to the family car. But it shows, too, how the real attraction has always been the thrill of high-speed competition, the closeness to danger and death, and, for drivers, the pursuit of fame and fortune.”
Notes: Foreword or introduction by Nigel Mansell. Size: 11½" x 8¾". Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 400 pages. Tags: rendall nigel mansell ~0297832204~ automobile racing history targa florio indionapolis drivers motor formula one world championship indy car monza silverstone indianapolis champion high technology sport fastest cars
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Planned Beef Production by Stephen Williams; C. David Edgar; (£18.00)Publisher: Crosby Lockwood & Son — 1966Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Condition: Good+ — in Good+ Dust Wrapper. Ex-library with few marks. Dust wrapper a little rubbed at the edges with a rough nearly closed tear to the leading edge of the lower panel. Heavily faded at the spine of the dust wrapper. Previous owners' inscription to the first blank.Description: Illustrated with black and white photographs. From the cover: “THE production of beef cattle is complex and is becoming increasingly so. Technical changes have been applied to the once simple matter of having herds of breeding cattle in some places and yards of fattening bullocks in others. Sometimes they were on the same farm, but often there was a considerable distance between them and this was bridged by the cattle dealer and the store market. New concepts of breeding by artificial insemination led to the replacement of some dual-purpose cattle by some others. The reds and the roans became black and white, or just black; and the buffs are now making an appearance. Physical and chemical methods of dehorning have jostled with genetic advances in polling. Competition between the churn stand and the calf pen in a period of falling milk prices led to early weaning in its various guises and to the greater use of milk substitutes and the earlier feeding of concentrates. Multiple suckling, carefully supervised by expensive labour, has led to mass suckling with labour charges spread over more cattle. More recently there have been interesting developments with barley fed and battery beef with forage flowing untouched from silo to stock, a trickle of concentrates being fed on the way. The time has come for an appraisal of the multitude of methods in beef production and the many differing ideas regarding suitable breeds down to the introduction of the Charolais.”Notes: Size: 8¾" x 5½". Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 189 pages. Tags: acres additives adoption advisory agent agricultural agriculture alfalfa altitude analysis angus application approach arable artificial aspect association assurance attestation auctions auger automatic automation autumn bacteria balance barley barley-beef barns basic batch baths battery beef-lots beevebilde beeves behaviour belts biology bloat boards boiled bonuses book-keeping boots bowls boxes breeding breeds brewers bucket
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Understanding the Market by Andrew Dunnett (£18.00)Publisher: Longman — 1993Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0582083753]Condition: Very Good. Upper wrap a little curled. Edges of the textblock lightly tanned.Description: 2nd Edition. From the cover: “Understanding the Market provides a highly accessible non-mathematical introduction to microeconomics that has been specially written to cater for the needs of students taking foundation courses in economics as part of an economics or business degree or for students studying for a professional qualification.”Notes: Size: 9¾" x 7¼". 260 pages. Tags: de-industrialisation competitiveness interpretations demonetisation discrimination hecksher-ohlin multinationals differentials protectionism oligopolistic international transmission corporations economically accumulation inequalities elasticities manipulation unemployment maximisation distribution productivity macroeconomy eurodollars competition forecasting smithsonian requirement formulation devaluation demand-pull equilibrium consumption positional structural government adjustment incentives conditions constraint monetarist purchasing production accounting seignorage structures investment elasticity employment borrowing behaviour
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The Sporting Century: 50 Momentous Stories in Sports History by Edited by Alan English (£17.50)Publisher: CollinsWillow — 1999Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0723010447]Condition: Near Fine - in Very Good DJ. DJ has what appears to lots of tiny paint droplets in various places… attractive in an abstract sort of way but obviously detracts from the purists pleasure. Otherwise, a very nice copy.Description: Illustrated with black and white photographs. Looks in detail at 50 of the most extraordinary and remarkable of events in all different sports and countries.Notes: Size: 12½" x 9¾". 224 pages. Tags: aerofoil aikido alpine amateurs aquaplane archery arrow ashes assist association athletics autocross back-heel backstop backstroke badminton baguette ballast ballooning barbell barrel baseball basketball batting beach bench biathlon billiards birdie bobsleigh boots boules bouncer bowler bowling bowls boxing brakeman bridging bronco bull's-eye bully-off bunker caddie camel cannon canoe canoeing catcher centre chanko-nabe
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The Economics of Strategy Second Edition by David Besanko, David Dranove & Mark Shanley (£16.00)Publisher: John Wiley & Sons — 2000Binding: Hardback [ISBN: 0471254541]Condition: Very Good. Gently bruised at the head, tail and corners of the binding. Description: A Later Printing. From the cover: “Covering the broad sweep of modern economics and strategy research, this comprehensive book broke new ground in its original edition by applying modern economic principles to study the firm’s strategic position. Completely updated and revised, this new edition integrates recent insights from the theory of the firm, industrial organization, and strategy research, while building upon a strong theoretical and empirical foundation familiar to academics working in economics and strategy..”Notes: Size: 10¼" x 8¼". Pictorial boards. [XII] 644 pages. Tags: advantage agency alternatives analysis and aspects boundaries business commitment competition competitive competitors concepts culture diversification dynamics economic economics economies entry environment evolution exit firm firms for four horizontal incentives industry innovation integration internal its management manager managerial market measurement modren one organization organizing origins part performance planning position positioning power pricing primer rivalry scale scope strategic strategy structure sustaining the three two vertical
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Building Great Customer Experiences by Colin Shaw; John Ivens; (£15.50)Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan — 2002Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 0333990137]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper a little rubbed at the top edges. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: Later printing. From the cover: “Building Great Customer Experiences is by the fresh and exciting team of Colin Shaw and John Ivens, who are being called the gurus of the customer experience. It examines the new and emerging area of the customer experience, exploring how it can be used as a competitive weapon as well as a means of reducing costs. Many business books look at new companies and how they have become successful. This book bases itself in the reality in which most business people find themselves daily — working in companies which have been established for some time and which are faced with legacy people, legacy processes, legacy systems, legacy channels and an existing culture. It focuses on how you can change an existing organisation in order to build and deliver great customer experiences.”Notes: Size: 9½" x 6¼". Grey boards with Silver titling to the Spine. 224 pages. Tags: differentiating personalisation commoditisation personification differentiators depreciation's categorisation sophistication questionnaires organisational differentiator responsibility technological competencies entertainment globalisation understanding intelligence relationship cost-cutting experiences resegmenting technologies deficiencies redefinition contributing expectations philosophies battleground construction geographical contribution satisfaction organisation personality empowerment improvement effectively maintenance emotionally overlapping competition franchising transaction sustainable differences consultancy measurement ineffective definitions fulfillment
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Keats Prize Poems: An Anthology of Poetry by Geraldine Calca Cash (£15.50)Publisher: London Literary Editions — 1973Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 0855450185]Condition: Very Good — in Good+ Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and lightly soiled with a short closed tear to the foot of the upper panel. Text complete, clean and tight. Description: From the cover: “Keats Prize Poems (Volume Two) contains the results of the second Keats (£2,000) Poetry Prize Competition organised by London Literary Editions Limited and judged by Howard Sergeant, Editor of Outposts in March 1973.

The poems in this volume are the forty-three prize winning poems and approximately two hundred others selected after the adjudicating by the Editor, Geraldine Calca Cash.”
Notes: Size: 8¾" x 5¾". Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 218 pages. Tags: english poetry selections extracts 20th century anthologies keats prize competition organised london literary editions
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Keats Prize Poems: An Anthology of Poetry by Anon. (£15.50)Publisher: London Literary Editions — 1972Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0855450088]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Gently bruised at the head of the spine and the top corners of the boards with commensurate wear to the dust wrapper. Top edge of the text block slightly stained. Text complete, clean and tight. Description: From the cover: “Keats Prize Poems (Volume One) represents the results of the first Keats (£2,000) Poetry Prize Competition organised by London Literary Editions Ltd. , and judged by Howard Sergeant, John Sankey and Peter Hardiman Scott, in March 1972. The poems contained herein are the forty-three prize-winning poems and almost two hundred others selected, after adjudication, by the Editor as highly commended and commended.

The poems come from almost every corner of the world and a significant few of them are by authors whose mother-tongue is not English.”
Notes: Size: 8¾" x 5½". Brown boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 193 pages. Tags: english poetry 20th century selections extracts anthologies keats prize competition organised london literary editions
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Benson and Hedges Cricket Year Fourteenth Edition September 1994 to September 1995 by David Lemmon (£14.50)Publisher: Headline — 1995Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0747214719]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper. Text complete, clean and tight. Description: Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Colour Photographs; Tables;

From the cover: “This fourteenth edition of the Benson and Hedges Cricket Year has been revamped to make it even more compulsive and essential reading than ever before. There are controversial and outspoken articles from Alan Lee of The Times on England’s Ashes tour, from Derek Pringle on the future for English cricket, and from Frank Hayes on the relationship between the captain and selectors.

The section on England has been greatly enlarged and is now presented by competition rather than chronologically to make it easier to follow how each tournament has progressed. Pride of place in the domestic season goes to the visiting West Indies, whose six-Test tour drew capacity crowds. The form charts for each first-class side are a popular feature of the book, while the limited-overs statistics are given in an easily accessible manner. And all the major issues of the season are discussed.

Full coverage of first-class cricket throughout the world is maintained, and, as in previous years, scorecards and reports on all Test matches and limited-overs internationals played around the world in the past twelve months are given. But it has been a dramatic period for world cricket, with allegations 6f match-fixing and bribery throwing the sport — and Pakistani cricket in particular — into turmoil. While the Australians continued their revival, beating both England and West Indies in quick succession — the first side to win in the Caribbean since 1972-3 — to lay claim to being the best side in the world.

Graham Gooch, who retired from international cricket during the year has written a lively foreword that will provoke much debate and comment. While the World XI, selected by the editor on the basis of performances over the year, always includes some controversial choices. A new feature provides a statistical answer as to who have been the leading nations in Test cricket and limited-overs internationals in the past twelve months.

Unique in style and content, Benson and Hedges Cricket Year is available within six weeks of the end of the English season and is the first book to detail all the major events of the year. Its combination of uninhibited comment, lavish photography and comprehensive statistics from around the world makes it an essential autumn purchase for all cricket fans.”
Notes: Foreword or introduction by Grahm Gooch. Size: 10" x 7½". Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 400 pages. Tags: mercantile mutual cup first-class averages quaid-e-azam trophy mandela shell red stripe the asia tndia pakistan texaco series britannic assurance county championship axa equity and law league oxford cambridge cricket matches periodicals reference almanacs yearbooks annuals sports recreation ball games field outdoor david lemmon grahm gooch 0747214719 first editions firsts printings 1st
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British Shipping and World Competition by S. G. [Stanley George] Sturmey (£14.50)Publisher: London: University of London, The Athlone Press — 1962Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Condition: Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. Edges of the dust wrapper somewhat frayed, with inexpert tape reinforcements, and a little faded. Price Clipped. Previous owners' name to the first blank. Edges of the textblock heavily tanned. Pages lightly age-tanned. Pen ticks to a couple of items in the contents list. Text complete, clean and tight otherwise if slightly musty. Description: Illustrated by way of: Appendix; Tables; Contents: The Problem Defined; High Water: The Pre-1914 Period; War And Reconstruction; The Troubled Years: The Interwar Period; Nationalism In Shipping In The Interwar Years; The Birth Of Liberty; The Prosperous Age: The Post-War Period; Enemies Of Competition In The Postwar Years; Flags Of Convenience; Economics Of Shipping Enterprises; Ship Owning And Resource Allocation; Labour Relations And Labour Costs (Basil Mogridge); The Conference System; The Structure Of The British Industry; The Question Answered; Epilogue: The Future; Appendix: The Contribution Of British Shipping To The Balance Of Payments;

From the cover: “It is only since about 1900 that the British shipping industry has had to meet severe and increasing international competition; and between 1900 and 1960 British-registered tonnage has declined from over 45 per cent to under 16 per cent of the world total. In this important study Dr Sturmey traces the history of the industry in its international context, examines the various explanations that might be advanced for its relative decline, and considers its prospects for the future.

He suggests that no fully adequate cause can be found in any of the factors external to the British industry such as changes in the underlying competitive situation, interferences with the competitive process, wars, trade changes, or the repercussions of government policies not directly concerned with shipping; and that the position in which the industry now finds itself is essentially attributable to the operation of certain internal constraints on growth, which must be removed if the industry is to recover its buoyancy.”
Notes: Size: 8¾" x 5¾". Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [X] 436 pages. Tags: merchant marine britain shipping history indices trade freight rates british liner tramp labour force merchant twentieth century competition industry
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Europe Will Not Wait: A Warning and a Way Out by [Harold] Anthony Nutting (£14.50)Publisher: Hollis & Carter — 1960Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Gently faded at the spine of the dust wrapper with light spotting to the same. Price Clipped. Tanning and light spotting to the start and finish, bright and clean otherwise.Description: From the cover: “As the vista opens on a series of summit talks and dealings between powerful economic groups of nations, Mr. Nutting’s book assumes a special relevance.

He calls it A Warning and a Way Out. The Warning stems from his close personal experience of Great Britain’s refusal since 1945 to respond to the call for leadership of the European revival. It is not too late to learn from mistakes, but they must first be fully understood — and Mr. Nutting sees to it that they are.

What is the Way Out, now that Europe has virtually decided to unite without Great Britain? In the face of mounting competition from Russia and Asia this division could mean disaster.

Mr. Nutting’s solution is a bold one. He would heal the division with a much wider political and economic coalition of the Commonwealth and the Common Market — and ultimately the U.S.A. Such a grouping is the only one large enough and flexible enough to meet the Soviet bloc on equal terms.

In an illuminating ‘Atomic Postscript’, Mr. Nutting suggests an Anglo-European nuclear pool as the essential military reinforcement for this community of the free world.”
Notes: Size: 8¾" x 5¾". Black boards with Silver titling to the Spine. 122 pages. Tags: agonized and area britain central churchill common commonwealth cooperation council countries devastation economic eden europe european the foreign government great market myth plan politics recovery relations rescue roosevelt schuman summit talks the tragedy union war western world
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Forward For England by Bobby Charlton (£14.50)Publisher: Pelham Books — 1967Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Condition: Good+ — in Good Dust Wrapper. Gently bruised at the head of the spine and top corners with commensurate ruffling to the dust wrapper, minor loss at the spine ends and a 1" closed tear to the foot of the lower panel. Gently faded at the spine of the dust wrapper. Edges of the text block lightly tanned. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: Illustrated with black and white photographs. From the cover: “As a boy he had one ambition, to be a professional footballer and to play for England. He achieved not only this boyhood ambition but the footballer’s dream and the final accolade when England won the World Cup at Wembley on July 30th, 1966. From the coal-mining village of Ashington to becoming one of the greatest forwards England has ever produced has been a long, hard road and the journey makes a deeply compelling story. He rose to fame on the wave of sentiment which swept Europe following the tragic air disaster at Munich in 1958… a disaster which decimated the Manchester United team which had been so carefully moulded by Matt Busby. Since then Bobby has never faltered. He tells, with the help of Neil Burden-Smith, of his life, thoughts, of Manchester United, of three World Cups and what it was like to wear England’s white shirt and play with and against some of the greatest footballers the world has ever seen. He also describes in detail those feverish weeks last summer when the World Cup competition gripped the hearts and imaginations of people all over the world.”Notes: Size: 8¾" x 5¾". Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 184 pages. Tags: czechoslovakia ceskoslovensky northumberland internazionale wolverhampton international middlesbrough winterbottom professional strzalkowski stringfellow huddersfield blanchflower mazurkieviez championship fotheringham schnellinger soendergaard substitutes bournemouth association northampton chamberlain goalkeepers southampton discovered' dermendjiev shepherdson footballers preliminary beckenbauer switzerland mcguinness schoolboys manchester kumpulampi sunderland canhoteiro shackleton eyzaguirre hodgkinson workington footballer gloucester lilleshall anderlecht birmingham bloomfield yugoslavia nottingham midlothian
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Heart of Britain by ANON. (£14.50)Publisher: Bookman — 1996Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 1898718520]Condition: Very Good - in Good DJ. Edges of DJ somewhat ruffled, lightly rubbed at the tips.Description: From the cover: “The first week of July 1996 was Heart of Britain Week, when men, women and children nationwide took photographs summing up the Heart of Britain and sent them in to a competition raising funds for Royal Brompton Hospital’s Appeal to boost research into heart and lung disease. The winning photographs make up the major part of this unique and fascinating book.”Notes: Foreword or introduction by Diana, Princess of Wales. Size: 12" x 9¼". Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 256 pages. Tags: royal brompton hospital medical advances sporting britain. young britain working britain britain the move animal britain photographs photos snaps holiday pictures fund raising
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Just As I Am - the Autobiography of Billy Graham by Billy Graham (£14.50)Publisher: HarperCollins — 1997Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0551031166]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper. Pages lightly age-tanned, more heavily at the margins. Description: Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Colour Photographs;

From the cover: “Billy Graham has touched the hearts and souls of millions with his message of faith. Now, for the first time ever, Dr. Graham tells his life story in a momentous work of insight. Hailed as the world’s preacher, his calling as an Evangelist has taken him to every nation, from Europe to Asia, from major capitals to the most remote outposts. His Crusades have spanned fifty years, and he has been part of history in the making and friend to every president since Eisenhower. A pioneer in social issues (he refused to preach to segregated audiences in the South), he has led by his extraordinary example of integrity.

In Just As I Am, Billy Graham looks back at it all with down-to-earth warmth and candour — remembering his dairy farm upbringing, his early preaching experiences, and the overwhelming international response to his public ministry based on his unshakable belief in Christ.

Billy Graham Crusades have reached more than 200 million people in person, and millions more have heard him on radio, television, and film. He has been welcomed behind the Iron Curtain, into China and North Korea, and on every continent. And, at a time when many public figures seem scandal-prone, Dr. Graham maintains an unimpeachable reputation and powerful presence by managing his organization scrupulously, limiting his personal earnings, and urging cooperation rather than competition among all religious people.

Just As I Am reveals Billy Graham to be as forthright and engaging as ever as he reflects with plainspoken immediacy on his private life. As he shares his own spiritual journey, he writes movingly of his everyday joys and struggles, and of his profound commitment to his wife, Ruth, and their family.

Discussing his relationship with heads of state as diverse as Queen Elizabeth II, the Shah of Iran, and Kim II Sung, Dr. Graham also shares such memorable encounters as his plane trip with civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. , when an engine caught fire, and his tragic unsuccessful attempt to warn President John F. Kennedy, Jr. , about the danger of his trip to Dallas.

Dr. Graham details his friendships with nine U. S. presidents, beginning with Eisenhower and including Johnson and Nixon and continuing to this day with Bill Clinton. As Dr. Graham points out, When a president of the United States, for example, wept in my presence, or knelt with me to pray, or privately unburdened his concerns about his family, I was not thinking about his political philosophy or his personality but about his need for God’s help.

This is an inspiring story of how a man of God grew into a man of great influence. Examining his life and ministry from the wise and humble perspective that has made him one of the world’s most beloved and respected leaders, Billy Graham’s Just As I Am is an unforgettable portrait that will be treasured by readers everywhere.”
Notes: Jacket designed by Rick Pracher. Size: 9½" x 6¼". Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XXIII] 760 pages. Tags: graham billy 1918- evangelists united states biography 0551031166 first editions firsts printings 1st
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Land Navigation: Routefinding with Map and Compass by Wally Keay (£14.50)Publisher: The Duke of Edinburgh's Award — 1989Binding: Hardback First Edition. [ISBN: 0905425057]Condition: Very Good. Gently bruised at the head, tail and corners of the binding. Previous owners' inscription to the front pastedown has scribbled out. Text complete, clean and tight else.Description: Illustrated with colour photographs & maps. From the cover: “AIMED at all those who wish to find their way on land, from the novice on the local common to the alpinist venturing into the mountainous regions of the world, this new book is primarily written for those travelling on foot although the techniques are equally applicable to the cyclist, the horse rider and those using canoes and boats on inland waterways. Starting with the fundamental skills required for normal country or town and progressing through to advanced techniques in wild and mountainous country, each Chapter is lavishly illustrated with explanatory line drawings and superb colour photos. Although this is a book to learn from, and acquire the art of navigation, it will also be of assistance in Outdoor Education Centres, Colleges of Higher Education and Schools as the range of the subject matter, and the style of presentation, will benefit all those who have a responsibility for teaching others.”Notes: Size: 8½" x 6". Pictorial boards. 288 pages. Tags: about abroad access aiming allowing alternative altimeter and angled area athlete atmospheric attack avoiding backbearing bearing being britain card chain climbed cloud coarse collecting comparative compass competition competitive conditions considerations contouring conventional corridor country course cross-country dark dead developing deviation different direction distance dog-legs easy endurance errors escape estimation events exercise
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Warpaths: Travels Of A Military Historian In North America by John Keegan (£14.50)Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton — 1995Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0340586559]Condition: Very Good+ — in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper.Description: Maps to the endpapers. Illustrated with black and white photographs. From the cover: “Award-winning historian John Keegan has visited battlefields throughout the world, but finds himself constantly returning to North America. The continent has come to exert a deep fascination upon him — its mixture of peoples, its history, its politics, its civilisation and its varied geography and military history have come to explain each other in North America as they do nowhere else in the world. From the arrival of the Europeans m the sixteenth century to the final defeat of the native Americans in the nineteenth, climate and competition for the resources of nature explain why men fortified where they did, campaigned as they did and were battlefields where the control drawn to the battlefields where the control of the continent was decided.”Notes: Size: 9½" x 6¼". Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 370 pages. Tags: abraham atlantic battle bougainville buffalo bull champlain cheyenne civil colonies confederacy conflicts cornwallis crow custer custer’s defeat fortifying forts harrison’s horn hudson hunkpapa indians iroquois jackson landing lawrence lee malvern mcclellan montcalm quebec richmond samuel scouts sioux sitting states stonewall ticonderoga union united versus virginia washington williamsburg wolfe yorktown
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The Profit Zone: How Strategic Business Design Will Lead You to Tomorrow's Profits by Adrian J. Slywotzky & David J. Morrison with Bob Andelman (£14.00)Publisher: Times Business — 1997Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 0812929004]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper. Description: From the cover: “Why do some companies create sustained, superior profits year after year? Why are they always far ahead of competitors in discovering the ever-changing profit zones of their industry?

Why do others languish as their traditional way of doing business turns into a no-profit zone?

The Profit Zone provides the answers. It is a brilliant, original, and practical explanation of how and why high profit happens.

It reveals the profit strategies of twelve of today’s great success stories — a group of companies and executives that have created over $700 billion in market value for their shareholders. More important, it shows the lessons that can be learned from the business design of these companies — adaptations that enabled them to always be several steps ahead of competitors in meeting customer priorities..”
Notes: Size: 9½" x 6¼". Black Spine Strip with Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [X] 342 pages. Tags: adjustment andrew autobiography bill biography business case competition corporate economics gates goizueta grove management planning profit profits roberto strategic strategy structural studies success techniques
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The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Rugby by Richard Bath (£14.00)Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton — 1997Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 0340695285]Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ.Description: Illustrated with colour photographs. THE ULTIMATE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF RUGBY provides essential information not only on the top players and major competitions, but the momentous matches, famous stadiunas and rugby folklore and culture that have made such a major impact on the consciousness of the modern sports fan. Every player, competition and issue of importance in the history ofrugby union will be referred to somewhere in the book. 224pp. Index. Size: 4to Medium (11½" x 9" approx.)
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Contemporary British Industrial Relations by Sid Kessler; Fred Bayliss; (£13.00)Publisher: Macmillan — 1995Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0333641329]Condition: Very Good. Spine lightly creased. Corners showing a little wear. Internally bright and clean.Description: 324pp. Index. Bibliography. Size: 8vo Demy (8½" x 5½")Tags: hydro-electricity petro-chemicals computerization nationalization rationalization interdependence house-building anglo-american reorganization petrochemicals technological cinematograph international shipbuilders' co-ordination participation concentration technologists mechanization metallurgical amalgamations unemployment shipbuilding directorates broadcasting universities co-operation intervention co-operative organization agricultural certificates distribution interlocking significance productivity corporations associations safeguarding association comparative expenditure maintenance engineering electricity competition conservancy restrictive electronics consumption combination
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Dressage for the Event Horse by Ferdi Eilberg & Gillian Newsum (£13.00)Publisher: The Kenilworth Press — 1993Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 1872082416]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper. Text complete, clean and tight. Description: Jacket illustration: Mary Thomson and King William, Barcelona, 1992. Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Diagrams;

From the cover: “It is now widely accepted that good dressage is a basic necessity for the success of any event horse. But many event riders find it difficult to produce a calm, fluent and accurate test on a horse who is bursting with energy and looking for the first fence.

Dressage trainer Ferdi Eilberg has worked closely with eventers for many years. He recognises the particular difficulties encountered by ultra-fit thoroughbreds and their riders. He explains that correct work on the flat is vital, not only because it provides the means of control but also because it enables the rider to develop his horse into the type of athlete the sport requires. A gymnastic horse can use himself better:
  • on the flat, by producing better balance and paces;
  • over jumps, by using his back correctly; and
  • between cross-country fences, by maintaining better rhythm and control.
Today, even at novice level, competition for a place can be fierce. So having a handsome lead after the dressage, or at least being up with the leaders, gives you a distinct advantage over your fellow competitors.

By following Ferdi Eilberg’s advice on training and competition technique, event riders from novice to advanced can significantly improve their horse’s performance and thereby their chances of beating the opposition in all phases.”
Notes: Size: 9¾" x 7". Brown boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 151 pages. Tags: punre dressage eventing assessing horse lungeing backing and riding out the half halt preparing for test common problems bridles bits rider’s equipment competition arena craft counter canter travers renvers three day event
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How Managers Make Things Happen by George S Odiorne (£13.00)Publisher: Heron Books — 1961Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. Top edges a little dusty otherwise a very well presented copy.Description: With this book you will learn many new facets of dynamics in management, innovation, control, initiative, democratic leadership, the work pattern, authority, competition and discipline. 216pp. Index. Size: 8vo Medium (8" x 5½" approx.) Dust wrapper in protective, removable sleeve.Tags: Leadership Manager Human relations
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Phoenix At Coventry: The Building of a Cathedral by Basil Spence (£13.00)Publisher: Geoffrey Bles — 1962Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. Condition: Very Good - in Poor Dust wrapper. Edges of the dust wrapper somewhat ruffled, the laminate is lifting in several places, snagged at the head and tail of the spine. Previous owners' inscription to the first blank. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: Illustrated with black and white photographs. 3rd Printing. From the flap: “Few large buildings constructed since the war have attracted more criticism, well- or ill-judged, than Coventry Cathedral. The first Cathedral Church of St. Michael was built at the time of the Norman Conquest: The second was destroyed by German bombs in 1940. Sir Basil Spence’s conception is the third to rise like a Phoenix from the ashes; and most people now agree that the selection of so imaginative an architect was indeed right. Here he tells the story of why he had always wanted to build a cathedral above everything else; of the Influences and experiences which moulded his thought (York, Gloucester, the great French Cathedral Albi); of his entering for the competition and his near-failure to submit his design. Then, when it was chosen, the forces of opposition began to arise against so bold a project, largely because it seemed to them too novel, too revolutionary; or perhaps just unexpected..”Notes: Size: 9½" x 6½". Mustard boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 141 pages. Tags: 0006208703 9780006208709 altar and architect architecture baptistry bardsley basil bishop’s building cathedral cathedrals chapel christian church colden coventry cross cuthbert decoration england epstein glass high history hutton john keith killick large margaret michael nave new norman ornament patron porch saint sir spence tapestry throne traherne unity window
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Sports Facts 1979 by ANON (£13.00)Publisher: MacDonalds & Janes — 1979Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 0354090755]Condition: Very Good+ — in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper. A little light edgewear to the dust wrapper otherwise a very well presented copy.Description: Records all the major sporting events of 1978 at home and abroad, and is an invaluable reference work for all sport followers, and particular value to sport quiz enthusiasts. 345pp. Index. Size: 8vo Demy (8½" x 5½")Notes: 345 pages. Tags: aerofoil aikido alpine amateurs aquaplane archery arrow ashes assist association athletics autocross back-heel backstop backstroke badminton baguette ballast ballooning barbell barrel baseball basketball batting beach bench biathlon billiards birdie bobsleigh boots boules bouncer bowler bowling bowls boxing brakeman bridging bronco bull's-eye bully-off bunker caddie camel cannon canoe canoeing catcher centre chanko-nabe
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Touring Cars by Martin Derrick (£13.00)Publisher: PRC Publishing — 1998Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper.Description: Touring Cars looks at the action on the race circuits and the activity begind thae scenes, revealing the intesdity of the competition between the drivers and caputuring the trackside excitement in a lavishly illustrated review of Britain's premier motorsport series. 100pp. Size: 4to Medium (11½" x 9" approx.)Tags: Racing machines 1856484912
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Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution by Simon Schama (£12.50)Publisher: Penguin — 1989Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0140087281]Condition: Good. An adequate reading copy only. Notably rubbed at the outside edges of the cover and spine, upper wrap creased with a small scar at the top corner. Edges of the textblock lightly spotted. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: Illustrated with black and white photographs. From the cover: “At the heart of Schama's account is the transformation that permanently altered the history of Europe: that of 'subjects' to 'citizens'. Instead of the clichéd version of an Old Regime dying of infirmity and decrepitude, Schama shows us an ebullient country, infatuated with novelty and the cult of the new, where the crumbling of old distinctions between noble and commoner are evident. But France is the only power in Europe attempting to support both a great army and a great navy — the huge deficit opens the door to an aristocratic opposition, and the monarchy is forced to call the elections that begin its downfall.”Notes: Size: Trade Paperback (9¼" x 6"). 948 pages. Tags: prerevolutionary revolutionary dethronements destabilizing modernization nation-states effervescence construction citizenship competition revolutions parlements revolution government chronology challenge 1789-1799 guillaume patriotic cultural european politics treaties culture general citizen history effects society decades france french brutal europe years’ louis state coups reign after seven power 1900 1750 wars body the war xvi and
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Economics for Business by John Sloman; Mark Sutcliffe; (£12.50)Publisher: Financial Times / Prentice Hall — 2001Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0273651870]Condition: Very Good. Leans slightly. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: 2nd edition. [First Edition: 1998] From the cover: “The aim of Economics for Business is to make the intriguing subject of economics more accessible and relevant to those studying the subject as part of a business-related degree. The book covers all of the major principles of economics but its focus throughout is firmly on applying these economic principles to the real world of business. The second edition of this highly accessible textbook is written in a direct and straightforward style, making considerable use of business examples throughout to illustrate how economics can be used to understand business problems and the business environment. It has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect current issues.”Notes: Size: 9¾" x 7½". 726 pages. Tags: 330 9780273651871 de-industrialisation macro-economics competitiveness over-production interpretations micro-economics demonetisation multinationals hecksher-ohlin discrimination international technological oligopolistic protectionism laissez-faire neo-classical determination differentials unemployment distribution manipulation elasticities inequalities economically transmission physiocratic neoclassical productivity accumulation mercantilist exploitation macroeconomy corporations maximisation instability consumption demand-pull devaluation formulation forecasting requirement smithsonian subsistence bohm-bawerk marginalism equilibrium limitations imperialism opportunity
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Freedom And Organization 1814-1914 by Bertrand Russell (£12.50)Publisher: George Allen & Unwin — 1934Binding: Hardback Condition: Good. A pleasant enough reading copy. Boards dulled and somewhat bruised at the spine ends and corners. Edges of the text block lightly tanned and spotted. Leans. Text complete, clean and tight but a little age-tanned.Description: From the cover: “This book covers the period 1814-1914, and aims at showing the weakening of old forms of authority as a result of Liberal assaults and the more or less unintended growth of new forms of organization owing to economic and technical developments. Its subject is thus the interaction of theory and practice in the politics of the hundred years between the fall of Napoleon and the Great War. It opens with the Congress of Vienna and the Principle of Legitimacy, the Holy Alliance and the domination of Metternich. It then passes to economic theory from Malthus to Marx, as the outcome of early industrialism and the source of Radical and Socialist politics. American development is considered in two phases: the growth of democracy from Jefferson to Lincoln, and the transition from free competition to monopoly in the period from the Civil War to the Great War. Returning to Europe, the Principle of Nationality, as an outcome of Liberalism, is shown as a source of international anarchy. Bismarck, German unity, and German economic development lead to conflicts with Slav Nationalism and British trade; the British seek compensation in Africa, the Russians in the Far East. The growth of national monopolies in industry leads to economic imperialism, identifying economic and national rivalry, and increasing the importance of the State. Concentration of national power grows as International organization disappears, and war results.”Notes: Size: 9" x 5¾". Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 528 pages. Tags: 19th alliance approach arbiters aristocracy background bentham benthamite bismarck capatalism competition competitive congress cultural democracy dialectical disunion doctrine engels german holy imperialism industrial jacksonian jeffersonian legitimacy lincoln malthus marx marxism materialism metternich mill monopoly napoleon's nationalism nationality owen philosophical philosophy plutocracy political politics principle radicals ricardo settlement slavery social socialism spart states successors surplus theory twilight unionism united unity vienna
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Golf in Hardy Country by L. C. Jenkins (£12.50)Publisher: Dorset Golf Union — 1993Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0952231905]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dustwrapper. Dustwrapper very slightly rubbed at the edges. Slightly shelf-cocked but a pleasant copy overall.Description: Illustrated with photographs, in colour & black and white.Notes: Foreword or introduction by Peter Allis. Size: 10" x 7¾". Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 255 pages. Tags: ball-to-target follow-through visualization underclubbing competitions manufactured overshooting professional competition bournemouth eliminating association percentage blackheath strokeplay selection crosswind preferred placement matchplay positions evolution greenside backswing downswing heathland etiquette alignment approach backspin checking avoiding recovery clubface quitting official district golfers’ alliance counties scotland pre-shot clubhead pitching thinned outside doffing sloping plugged amateur western
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Heart of Britain by ANON (£12.50)Publisher: Bookman — 1996Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Condition: Very Good+ - in Good+ DJ. Top edges of DJ ruffled, snagged at top front corner otherwise a very well presented copy.Description: From the flap; “The first week of July 1996 was Heart of Britain Week, when men, women and children nationwide took photographs summing up the Heart of Britain and sent them in to a competition raising funds for Royal Brompton Hospital’s Appeal to boost research into heart and lung disease. The winning photographs make up the major part of this unique and fascinating book.”Notes: Size: 12" x 9¼". Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine.
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Learn to Ride Using Sports Psychology: A Training Aid for Rider and Instructors by Petra Hölzel & Wolfgang Holzel (£12.50)Publisher: Vermont: Trafalgar Square Publishing — 1996Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 1570760632]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Lightly rubbed at the tips of both the panels. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Black & White Drawings; Diagrams; First British Edition. [First Published: Franckh-Kosmos Verlags-GmbH & Co. , Stuttgart, 1995]

From the cover: “This book offers an exciting new approach — using the latest techniques of sports psychology. Through simple explanations and numerous illustrations the book sets out a dynamic learning system, which can be used to advantage by novice and advanced riders alike, and by instructors wishing to enhance their teaching skills.

Written by two top German riding instructors of international repute, the book explains how you can: overcome fear; focus the mind; employ positive thinking; eradicate established faults; enjoy trouble-free learning; make rapid progress; eliminate competition nerves.

Using a totally fresh concept, the book looks into the precise detail of how to ride, starting from scratch. It analyses the rider’s position at halt and in motion, in walk, trot and canter, and over jumps, and describes the aids for a variety of ridden exercises, including circles, turns, half-halts, leg-yield, half turn on the forehand and rein-back.

The instruction is so specific that in every exercise, the rider knows, even before he starts to ride the movement, exactly what he is supposed to be doing and how he should set about achieving it. Using feedback and mental rehearsal, he will also know how to repeat the movement successfully.”
Notes: Jacket designed by Paul Sanders. Size: 10" x 7¾". Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 160 pages. Tags: horsemanship psychological aspects riding sports psychology recreation equestrian
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Problems in Labor Relations by Benjamin M. Selekman; Sylvia Kopald Selekman; Stephen H. Fuller; (£12.50)Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Co. — 1958Binding: Hardback Condition: Good+. Gently faded at the spine. Edges of the text block lightly soiled and tanned. Text complete, clean and tight but a little age-tanned.Description: 2nd edition. [First Edition: 1950] From the cover: “When the first edition of this book was written in the tense atmosphere of the immediate postwar years, the question may well have been asked whether collective bargaining was an enduring institution. The year 1946, for instance, was marked by repeated, costly strikes in one basic industry after another. Indeed, in a reaction against this thrust of power on the part of new, industry-wide unions, the Taft-Hartley Act was enacted in 1947. It marked a reversal of the trend started with the validation of the Wagner Act by the Supreme Court in 1937. For now trade unions, too, were under surveil lance and could be made subject to charges of unfair labor practices as only management had been under the Wagner Act. Other restrictions were placed upon them by the Federal law, and a number of states enacted even more stringent legislation in the form of so-called “right-to-work” laws.

At this writing, ten years later, it can safely be said that, whatever legisla tion may still be forthcoming, collective bargaining has nevertheless survived as a permanent institution. Hardly any responsible managements would be willing to say now, regardless of their feelings in the past, that they preferred to function without unions or that they could do so even if they so desired. Problems still continue, some of them serious in nature. Whereas in the first five or six years after the war it was repeated strikes, some of an emergency nature, that troubled the nation, now it is “creeping” inflation. Indeed, many observers think that the continuous inflationary trend can be traced in large part to the periodic wage settlements, including fringe benefits, entered into by large unions and large corporations which establish patterns for the econ omy as a whole. The debate goes on as to whether unions are the primary cause of the inflationary trend or whether it is caused by corporations when they translate wage increases into price increases which, it is charged, are greater than just the wage component. To this management replies, ‘Well, surely, prices must be greater than the amount of the wage increase because our wage increase creates a cycle which makes everything we buy cost more. It costs us many times more to replace plants and machinery we built before the inflationary cycle began, not to say anything about raw and semi-finished material’.

The truth of the matter is that problems will always be with us: this or that issue will continuously arise in the highly dynamic industrial environment that characterizes this nation. Collective bargaining does not in itself solve major economic and social problems. What it does provide is a procedure by means of which problems can be identified and handled.”
Notes: Size: 9¼" x 6¼". Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. In the Harvard Business School Case series. [IX] 702 pages. Tags: absenteeism activity administrative aerospace affairs affluent aggressive agreements aims alienation alliance alternative amalgamated amalgamations analysis anarchism anomie apathy appeals arbitration aristocracy assembly asset association attitudes authority automation autonomous ballot bargaining benefits boards bolsheviks bonus bourgeoisie branch breakaway bullock bureaucracy bureaucratised campaign cant capitalism cash certificates challenge character charismatic chartism check-off climate
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Reaching For the Stars: The Illustrated History of Manned Spaceflight by Peter Bond (£12.50)Publisher: Cassell — 1993Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0304340898]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Price Clipped. Description: Jacket illustration: The launch of Space Shuttle Discovery from the Kennedy Space Center, Florida, in September 1988. Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Colour Photographs; Colour Drawings; Diagrams; Tables;

From the cover: “In 1961 the Soviet Air Force pilot, Yuri Gagarin, was the first man to go up into space; since then, over 250 men and women of different nationalities have joined the select band of astronauts. Reaching for the Stars is their epic tale, a testimony to one of mankind’s greatest achievements.

However, these heroic individuals are only part of the story. The book also describes the massive investment in technology demanded by the space programmes and the epoch-making events that marked the intense Super Power rivalries of the Cold War. This gave way to the brief period of détente which led to the Soviet-American handshake in space, and the competition in the space station and shuttle stakes during the 1980s.

The dramatic story concludes with a gaze into the crystal ball as it predicts some of the events which will enthral us all as the twenty-first century unfolds, among them being what US astronaut Harrison Schmitt calls in his Foreword ‘the next great human adventure, the settlement of Mars’. The lively text is complemented by a selection of some of the best space pictures taken during the last four decades, including some never before published, and by an up-to-date listing of all crew-related spaceflights.”
Notes: Foreword or introduction by Harrison Schmitt. Size: 11" x 8¾". Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 128 pages. Tags: manned space flight history designing spacecraft cosmonaut apollo skylab salyut cosmos mir testing columbia end challenger endeavour sputnik’s age had tranquillity base related settlement mars race juvenile literature astronautics peter bond harrison schmitt first editions firsts printings 1st
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Sweet Chariot by Edited by Ian Robertson (£12.50)Publisher: Mainstream — 2003Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 1840188227]Condition: Very Good+ - in Very Good+ DJ.Description: The Complete Book of the Rugby World Cup 2003. Illustrated with colour photographs.Notes: Size: 10½" x 8". Pictorial boards with White titling to the Spine. 192 pages. Tags: kendall-carpenter quarter-finals international championships winterbottom championship sleightholme third-place tri-nations competition semi-finals tournament twickenham springboks catchside australia bledisloe cockerill underwood wilkinson wallabies gomersall dallaglio glanville waltzing football play-off calcutta scotland beaumont northern lawrence woodward jonathan richards burkett stadium telstra guscott carston nations super-7 richard ireland rugby’s leonard bracken rowell: zealand carling varsity
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Trade Unions in a Free Society: Studies in The Organisation of Labour in Britain and the U.S.A. by B. C. [Benjamin Charles] Roberts (£12.50)Publisher: Hutchinson — 1962Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with rubbing at the tips of both panels and light soiling to the lower panel. Price Clipped. Previous owners' inscription to the pastedown. Edges of the text block lightly tanned. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: 2nd edition. [First Edition: 1959] From the cover: “This is a new, revised and enlarged edition of a smaller work published in 1959, and appears at a time when there is a mounting interest in the role, powers and duties of trade unions in the British economy and in the standard of living of the working man.

The original work attracted a great deal of attention by its penetrating analysis of the role of the trade unions, and by its courage in advising them to ‘come to terms with the market economy, which is an essential feature of a free society’. This edition was quickly sold, and it was decided to prepare a new one, bringing the argument up to date and comparing British trade unions with unions in America.

A reviewer in Economica said of the first edition of this book and also of Unions in America by the same author, published by Princeton University: ‘Mr. Roberts writes very well… One wishes the two works could be combined together, for they would make a first-class study in comparative industrial relations and the positions of trade unions in the world’s two chief democracies’. This has now been done.”
Notes: Foreword or introduction by Professor F. W. Paish. Size: 8½" x 5¾". Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 206 pages. Tags: absenteeism activity administrative aerospace affairs affluent growth aggressive agreements aims alienation alliance alternative amalgamated amalgamations analysis anarchism anomie apathy appeals arbitration aristocracy assembly asset association attitudes authority automation autonomous ballot bargaining benefits boards bolsheviks bonus bourgeoisie branch breakaway bullock bureaucracy bureaucratised campaign cant capitalism cash certificates challenge character charismatic chartism check-off
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