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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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MARS: The Monuments At Risk Survey of England, 1995 Main Report by Timothy Darvill, Andrew K. Fulton assisted by Mark Bell & Bronwen Russell (£28.50)Publisher: Bournemouth & London: School of Conservation Sciences, Bournemouth University Sciences, and English Heritage — 1998Binding: Hardback [ISBN: 1858990491]Condition: Near Fine. Description: Illustrated by way of: Charts; Graphs; Colour Photographs; Maps; Tables; Plans; With contributions from Kate Anderson, Michael Baxter, Hugh Beamish, Jeffrey Chartrand, Karen Gracie-Langrick, Robert Haslam, Nicola King and Melanie Pomeroy.

From the cover: “MARS, The Monuments at Risk Survey of England 1995, was commissioned by English Heritage in its role as statutory advisor to the Government on archaeology and was carried out within the School of Conservation Sciences, Bournemouth University between July 1994 and November 1996. The survey represents the first national census of England’s archaeology. It focuses on the survival of archaeological monuments, structures and buildings since 1945, and their condition in 1995. Consideration is given to the threats and impacts that have caused, and continue to cause, the loss of monuments, and to the effects of the main land-uses under which archaeological monuments are typically found. The conclusions of the study will be central to the development and evaluation of future policy towards the conservation and management of England’s archaeological monuments.”
Notes: Size: 12" x 8½". Pictorial boards. [XLVI] 328 pages. Tags: 1858990491 9781858990491 monuments england historic sites risk survey mars conservation restoration buildings ecology regional planning cultural resource management archaeological surveying antiquities ancient archaeology urban rural preservation
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Happiness And Contemplation by Josef Pieper (£27.00)Publisher: Faber & Faber — 1959Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. Unlaminated DJ a little edgeworn and faded with light sunning to the spine. Last pages uncut.Description: The author uses traditional wisdom to throw light on present-day reality and present-day psychological problems. What is it that one pursues in pursuing happiness, and what, in the consensus of the wisdom of the early Greeks, of the New Testament, of Plato, Aristotle, Augustine, and Aquinas, is that condition of perfect bliss toward which all life and effort tend by nature ?Notes: Size: 7½" x 5". 128 pages. Tags: PIEPER Greeks Aquinas Aristotle Plato Augustine psychological happiness
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Philosopy by James. L Christian (£26.00)Publisher: Harcourt Brace — 1994Binding: Hardback [ISBN: 0155003739]Condition: Very Good. Gently bruised at the head, tail and corners of the binding.Description: 6th Edition. An Introduction to the Art of Wondering. From the introduction: “This is a textbook in synoptic philosophy. It is an invitation to ponder, in the largest possible perspective, the weightier, more stubborn problems of human existence. It is an invitation to think — to wonder, to question, to speculate, to reason, even to fantasize — in the eternal search for wisdom. In a word, synoptic philosophy is an attempt to weave interconnecting lines of illumination between all the disparate realms of human thought in the hope that, like a thousand dawnings, new insights will burst through.”Notes: Size: 10¼" x 8¼". Pictorial boards. 664 pages. Tags: human condition search for meaning world-riddle love wisdom freedom wonder ask questions western dilemma belief doubt critical thinking faith philosophic mind philosophize analysis skills listening synoptic synthesis understand philosophy annihilation boundaries aristotle activist philosophers antinomian analytic coherent world-view predicament illusion egocentric aristocentric claims illusions time and space albert
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The New Hillman Minx by ANON. (£19.00)Publisher: Felbrook — UndatedBinding: Paperback Condition: Poor. An acceptable reading copy. Covers damp marked and somewhat soiled, damp marking to lower page edges. Text and illustrations generally bright and clean. Binding sound.Description: Illustrated with black and white photographs & diagrams. Covering Series I, II, III, IIIA and IIIB Minx De Luxe, Special Saloon, Coupe and Estate Car. Series I and II Hillman Husky and Series I and II Commer Cob. Size: 4to Crown (9¾" x 7½")Tags: 1966-69 alternator angles antifreeze anti-theft associated automatic battery bearings blades bleeding bodywork brakes braking bulbs buying cable calliper camshaft capacities carburettor cassette central chain changing charging checks choke clutch coil condition conditioning connecting constant conversion coolant cooling crankcase crankshaft cylinder damage decarbonising diagnosis diagrams dimensions distributor dohc drivebelt driveshafts electrical electronic
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Capability Brown and the Eighteenth-century English Landscape by Roger Turner (£18.00)Publisher: London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson — 1985Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0297787349]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Price Clipped. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper. Text complete, clean and tight. Description: Contains: Black & white photographs; Facsimiles; Colour photographs; Colour plates; Black & white plates; Gazetteer;

From the cover: “Throughout England, and particularly on the estates of great country houses such as Stowe, Petworth and Blenheim, are large areas of parkland which embody the ideal of the natural English landscape: pastoral scenes of lakes and streams bordered by softly undulating meadows, with clumps of broad-leaved trees casting their shade on smooth expanses of close-cropped grass. It requires a leap of the imagination to realize that such apparently artless scenes are by no means a happy accident of nature, but are the result of one man’s meticulous planning. Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown created scores of parks for the English gentry and nobility in the late eighteenth century, and his talent for envisaging the ‘great capabilities’ of a piece of land, combined with the age’s passion for the ‘simple charms that genuine Art supplies’ (in the words of his epitaph), brought about a revolution in English garden design. Old fashioned knot gardens and formal parterres, gravel walks and topiary were swept away, and acres of waste land were remodelled with the blithe confidence of a landscape painter. Stiff, formal elements were softened, straight lines eliminated and every trace of geometry banished, to be replaced with meandering walks and streams, serpentine lakes and vistas of gently rolling hills and vales.

After an introduction to eighteenth-century England and gardens before 1750, Roger Turner gives a carefully researched account of Lancelot Brown’s humble origins and rising fortunes, his marriage and his family, the course of his career and the recognition it brought him, culminating in his appointment as Master Gardener to George HI. The creation of a ‘natural’ landscape involved considerable grooming and disciplining of nature: thousands of men were employed to excavate lakes, dam rivers and transplant not only mature trees but also the hills they stood on. Details of the practical and technical aspects of the work, its key characteristics and the plants and trees used, form a background to individual portraits in words and pictures of the finished — and apparently effortlessly beautiful — landscapes. Fifteen of Brown’s major works are described in full and illustrated with original plans, eighteenth-century pictures and modern photographs, showing the gardens’ development over the centuries to maturity. Having discussed Brown’s other works and appraised his astonishingly far-reaching influence, which transformed the English landscape and people’s perception of it, the author provides, finally, a gazetteer of Brown’s works. The information he provides for potential visitors includes, as far as possible, an appraisal of the present condition of each park, drawing attention to the dangers that road construction, agriculture, inappropriate planting and neglect present to these fine landscapes.”
Notes: Size: 10¾" x 8". Brown boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 204 pages. Tags: turner lancelot england gardens landscape design capability architects architecture history 18th century english britain garden british isles country houses 0297787349 9780297787341
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The Political Thought of Woodrow Wilson 1875-1910 by Niels Aage Thorsen (£18.00)Publisher: Princeton University Press — 1988Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0691047510]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Description: From the cover: “Niels Thorsen argues that Woodrow Wilson was one of America’s most important political scientists. Focusing on the period from Wilson’s early years until he was elected governor of New Jersey, this work shows why he deserves a prominent place in the history of American political thought, even apart from his later attainments in the political arena. His book Congressional Government, his seminal article “The Study of Public Administration”, and his textbook The State were important contributions during the formative years of academic political science in America. In contrast to those who propose psychological explanations of Wilson’s early interest in political problems, Thorsen contends that the crisis of the election of 1876 against the backdrop of the Civil War was decisive in turning Wilson’s attention to political ideas.

Implying the abandonment of a more traditional form of political thought based on the social contract and on constitutionalism, egalitarian-ism, and common sense, Wilson linked his conclusions about the nature of politics to the rise of the social and economic sciences. Distinctive in his academic work were ideas about social and economic diversification as the condition for the growth of national power, and about political leadership asserted at home and abroad as a way to overcome traditional American fears about centralized power.”
Notes: Size: 9½" x 6¼". Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XIV] 272 pages. Tags: wilson woodrow 1856-1924 political and social views politics international relations president history united states 20th century wwi 1900 niels aage thorsen 0691047510 first editions firsts printings 1st
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Volkswagen Beetle 1968 - 70 Autobook by Kenneth Ball (£18.00)Publisher: Autopress — 1970Binding: Hardback First Edition. [ISBN: 0851471717]Condition: Good. Plastic cover somewhat soiled. Light oil to endpapers resulting in the binding starting to detach. Text block bright and clean.Description: Workshop Manual for all Volkswagen 1200, 1300, 1500 models of the Beetle and Karmann Ghia 1968-70. This do-it-yourself Workshop Manual has been specially written for the owner who wishes to maintain his car in first class condition and to carry out his own servicing and repairs. Considerable savings on garage charges can be made, and one can drive in safety and confidence knowing the work has been done properly. 154pp. Index. Size: 4to Crown (9¾" x 7½")
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The Complete Decorating and Home Improvement Book by Mike Lawrence (£16.50)Publisher: Lorenz — 1995Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 1859671268]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Gently bruised at head of spine and top corners with commensurate ruffling to the dust wrapper with a small nick to the head of the lower panel.Description: Illustrated with colour photographs and tables. Reprint [1993]. From the cover: “Every home needs repainting, updating or repair work to keep it looking fresh, stylish and in good condition. Whether y have a new house in need of additional features and fittings, an old property requiring a major overhaul, or simply want to refresh an outmoded decorating scheme, The Complete Decorating and Home Improvement Book provides all the guidance, expertise and inspiration needed for complete success and perfect results every time.

An introductory chapter sets the scene, outlining how best to assess the existing decor and condition of the home, and how to plan the work and choose new decorating materials. These planning stages are clarified with invaluable advice on using colour, texture and pattern to best effect, reorganizing available space effectively and choosing lighting to enhance every room in the house.

Each of the following practical chapters — Painting, Paperhanging, Tiling, Laying Floor Coverings, Features and Fittings, Soft Furnishings, Storage, and Maintenance and Repairs — contains all the instructive and problem-solving information you will need to complete any given task. The self-contained projects include clear step-by-step photographs and instructions, with additional charts, checklists and explanatory diagrams for instant reference. Advice on the types of materials available, the necessary tools and equipment, and plenty of practical hints and tips ensure that every technique is accessible and easy to follow.

Aimed at everyone from the novice home decorator to the experienced enthusiast, The Complete Decorating and Home Improvement Book covers all the different areas of practical do-it-yourself required to make the very best of your home without spending a fortune.”
Notes: Size: 12" x 9¼". Pictorial boards. 256 pages. Tags: alterations colour coverings décor decorating do-it-yourself dwellings everyday features fittings furnishings furniture ideal interior internal laying lighting maintenance materials painting paperhanging repainting repair schemes storage tiling updating using
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Man, Interrupted by James Bailey (£15.50)Publisher: Mainstream — 2006Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 1845960068]Condition: Very Good+ - in Very Good+ DJ.Description: Welcome to the Bizarre World of OCD, Where Once More is Never Enough. From the foreword: “For those of us who take the simple things in life for granted – being able to flush a toilet once and carry on with our day, being able to eat without the paranoia that some germ in our food will kill us, washing our hands once and not thinking about it again — James Michael Bailey’s book Man, Interrupted is a glance into what could happen if we suddenly got it all wrong and then, as part of our treatment, found ourselves having to confront all of the things that terrify us. With wit and humour, Bailey takes us into a world of insanity, rising to the occasion to heal himself, and along the way makes some very colourful friends.”Notes: Foreword or introduction by Bettina Sofia Viviano. Size: 8¾" x 5½". Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 220 pages. Tags: obsessive-compulsive disorder hallucinogens food depressing tragic mysterious condition battling suicidal notions crazies drug-taking sanity chemical mental imbalance louisiana bad chemicals ocd anxiety panic
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Private Conscience Public Morality by Brian Inglis (£14.50)Publisher: André Deutsch [Andre Deutsch] — 1964Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Condition: Good+ — in Good+ Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper a little rubbed at the edges, fraying at the head of the spine with a short closed tear to the foot of the lower panel. Text complete, clean and tight but a little age-tanned.Description: From the cover: “If you found a £1 note in the street, what would you do with it? Take it to the police — or keep it? Brian Inglis believes that you are more likely to keep it nowadays than you would have been thirty years ago, and that you are also more likely to fiddle your expenses, run off with your neighbour’s wife, or father a child on a teen-age girl. The evidence suggests it, and that in doing such things you would feel remarkably little guilt.

In the first part of this book Mr Inglis produces this evidence, then he begins to ask why. Are private consciences decaying, or are we saddled with moral standards and laws many of which have become so irrelevant that they are bound to be broken — a condition resulting in widespread moral uncertainty?

In the course of his exploration of this possibility, Mr Inglis invents a label: umclass. It is the umclass (upper-middle class), he contends, which shapes Great Britain’s conventional values. In a highly perceptive section on the umclass and its public school education he describes the nature of these values, how they are widely adopted outside the class in which they originate, and how often they fail to apply to modern life. He argues that they result in something resembling a system of guilds (both created by umclass, and preserving it) — that parliament, the law, business, the churches and education function far more like guilds than we choose to think; and that the private individual whose life is largely conditioned by these powers, is driven to express his sense of dislocation between himself and them by shrugging off their values.

He has written a provocative and illuminating book.”
Notes: Jacket designed by Korin Keefe. Size: 8¾" x 5¾". Brown boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 214 pages. Tags: and aspects beliefs code conference decency decent doctrine ethical ethics fair goodness honest honesty honourable ideology integrity just main morality morals principled principles probity proceedings religious right righteous truthfulness values virtue
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OpenLinux eDesktop 2.4 User's Guide by Anon. (£13.00)Publisher: Caldera — 2000Binding: Paperback Condition: Very Good. Wraps rubbed at the edges.Description: Notes: Size: 9" x 7". 504 pages. Tags: sub-directories presentations configuration distributions installation transferring partitioning applications quick-launch click'n'drag presentation panel-hiding uninstalling greater-than spreadsheets copy'n'paste environment decorations redirection screensaver suitability downloading preferences compressing rectangular synthesized spreadsheet permissions configuring suppressing application edge-detect programming suppression parentheses bootloader resolution connecting inequality javascript elliptical management background defragment reposition terminated newsgroups installing permission appearance arithmetic
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Proton Service & Repair Manual by Mark Coombs; Spencer Drayton; (£13.00)Publisher: Haynes — 1997Binding: Hardback [ISBN: 185960255X]Condition: Good. A reasonable reading copy only. Notations to the title page. Edges of the textblock lightly tanned and soiled. Pages lightly age-tanned.Description: Models covered: 1989 - 1997 Proton Saloon & Aeroback (Hatchback), including Mpi models and special/limited editions 1.3 litre (1298 cc) & 1.5 litre (1468 cc) 8- & 12-valve petrol engines. Does not coyer Persona/Compact range.Notes: Size: 11" x 8½". Pictorial boards. In the Haynes Service and Repair Manual series. Tags: proton jump starting wheel changing towing engine oil level underbonnet check point screen washer fluid level power steering fluid tyre condition pressure lubricants fluids capacities tyre pressures routine maintenance servicing repairs overhaul cooling heating ventilation systems emission control systems braking system suspension steering jacking vehicle support mot test checks fault finding
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Best Choices From the People's Pharmacy by Joe Graedon & Teresa Graedon (£12.50)Publisher: Rodale Press — 2007Binding: Hardback [ISBN: 1594865760]Condition: Very Good. Slightly shelf-cocked. Edges of the textblock heavily tanned. Text complete, clean and tight but a little age-tanned. Description: From the cover: “After more than three decades as one of the world’s premier sources for authoritative, trustworthy health information, The People’s Pharmacy delivers its most groundbreaking resource yet, identifying best choice treatments for the medical conditions that smart health-care consumers most want to know about.

What makes a treatment a “best choice”? The designation draws on a combination of factors, including effectiveness, safety, and cost. Depending on the condition, the best choices may be home remedies, lifestyle strategies, herbal or nutritional supplements, over-the-counter or prescription drugs — or, in many cases, a combination of all of these.

Best Choices from The People’s Pharmacy is the first book to present such a wide range of treatment options and evaluate them side by side. Inside this exclusive expanded edition you’ll find:

  • Remedies for dozens of health concerns, from acne to weight loss.
  • Thumbnails that offer at-a-glance descriptions of the best choices- complete with vital information on possible side effects and approximate cost.
  • Ratings that allow you to compare the treatment options for each condition with ease.
  • The People’s Pharmacy Favourite Picks — a selection of self-care strategies tested and recommended by People’s Pharmacy fans.
  • A survival guide of must-have remedies collected from top health experts who answered the question, “What three things would you take to a desert island?”
Best Choices from the People’s Pharmacy is the latest work from Joe and Terry Graedon, whose incisive investigation and reporting of all aspects of health care has earned them a worldwide audience. The Graedons have culled their best choices through careful review of current scientific research as well as testimonials from their legion of People’s Pharmacy readers and listeners. Armed with this information, you can make the best choice for you.”
Notes: Size: 9½" x 6¾". Pictorial boards. [XVIII] 524 pages. Tags: pharmacology popular works drugs side effects herbs therapeutic use dietary supplements alternative medicine health fitness reference therapies pharmaceutical industry consumer education joe graedon teresa 1594865760
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Simone de Beauvoir: The Woman and Her Work by Margaret Crosland (£12.50)Publisher: William Heinemann — 1992Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0434149012]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dustwrapper. Dustwrapper very slightly rubbed at the edges. Text complete, clean and tight but a little age-tanned.Description: Illustrated with black and white photographs. From the flap: “Simone de Beauvoir’s biography tells how one woman moved away from the claustrophobia of the French bourgeoisie and pioneered a life of social and intellectual freedom. Throughout her fifty-year relationship with jean-Paul Sartre she retained a fiercely independent spirit. This is the first serious assessment from Britain not just of the sometimes sensational life of the high priestess of French feminism but also of her literary worth.”Notes: Size: 9½" x 6¼". Burgundy boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 463 pages. Tags: second sex simone beauvoir french intellectual life pioneering role development post-war feminism french bourgeoisie social and intellectual freedom jean-paul sartre french feminism intense femininity deeply emotional nature literary development personal and sexual history provincial boredom feminine condition josee dayan malka ribowska montparnasse carrefour vavin classless intellectual ambiance rue schoelcher café flore gege pardo jacques-laurent bost nelson algren violette leduc elounda crete
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Automation and the Future of Man by S. Demczynski (£11.50)Publisher: George Allen & Unwin — 1964Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Condition: Good+ — in Good+ Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with spotting to the panels. Price Clipped. Leans. Edges of the text block lightly spotted. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: From the cover: “The physical dependence of man on his tools and the extent to which they condition his mental outlook, individually and collectively, is already very great and is certain to increase sharply with the further development of automation and automatic data processing. To examine critically this manifold interaction between man and machine is the main purpose of this book. It contends that, in spite of spectacular technical achievements, modern western civilization is basically empty and aimless and that, although we certainly can make some very complex machines, we are largely ignorant about applying them for the true benefit of mankind.

This might seem a rather unusual thesis for an author who is himself an industrial consultant with a scientific and technological background. However, his extensive interests outside his specialisation permit a humanistic view of the technical developments about which he can speak with professional authority. He is also helped by the fact that his background and his personal experiences have given him a first-hand knowledge of the worlds separated by the Iron Curtain. An ex-prisoner from a forced labour camp, his outlook is remarkably free from prejudice when facing a world full of fanatical ideologies, anti-rationalism and thermo-nuclear ballistic missiles. It is a book that may shock but cannot be ignored.”
Notes: Size: 8¾" x 5¾". Red boards with Black titling to the Spine. 238 pages. Tags: advances and automation benefits civilization civilized cybernetics derived distribution economically emptiness fanatical from futility hell ideologies industrial level life live mechanized millennia modern part population pre-industrial privileged science scientific societies starvation technological technology the through unable unequal version while world’s
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Home Brewing by ANON (£11.50)Publisher: W. Foulsham & Co. — 1983Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0572012276]Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. Heavily faded at the spine of the DJ. Text bright and tight.Description: From the flap: “Whether you are Just starting home brewing, or whether you are more advanced, Home Brewing will give you all the information you need to increase your skills in an easy-to-follow, practical format. It outlines the principles of brewing and types of beer, and gives details of ingredients and essential equipment, as well as more specialised equipment you may want to use later on. The complete brewing process is explained stage by stage, with colour photographs accompanying the text. Recipes are included for various types of beer including lager, bitter and stout, and there is a useful guide to experimentation for those wanting to brew a really individual beer.”Notes: Size: 9" x 8¼". 80 pages. Tags: acetic acid acidity add adjuncts aerobic affect aids ailments airlocks alcohol alcoholic ales alpha amateurs ambient ammonium amylase and apple appreciation aroma aromaticity artificial assessories attenuation bacteria bakers balance barley barrels basic beers beverages bines bitter bitterness black blending boiling bottles bottling bottom bracte bracteoles break brewer brewery brewing brown browning
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Linux In No Time by ANON (£11.50)Publisher: Prentice Hall — 2001Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0130319767]Condition: Very Good. Upper wrap a little curled otherwise a very well presented copy.Description: From the introduction: “In this book twelve detailed illustrated workshops guide you step-by-step through the installation of Caldera OpenLinux, while the basics and first steps give a practical insight Into working with the operating system and the KDE graphic user interface. You wi11 be introduced to system and data administration, and shown how to install software, how to work with the Star Office package, how to use the internet or set up a network. There is a1so a troubleshooting section and a small glossary.”Notes: Size: Trade Paperback (9¼" x 6"). 536 pages. Tags: sub-directories presentations configuration distributions installation transferring partitioning applications quick-launch click'n'drag presentation panel-hiding uninstalling greater-than spreadsheets copy'n'paste environment decorations redirection screensaver suitability downloading preferences compressing rectangular synthesized spreadsheet permissions configuring suppressing application edge-detect programming suppression parentheses bootloader resolution connecting inequality javascript elliptical management background defragment reposition terminated newsgroups installing permission appearance arithmetic
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The Human Condition by Frederick Toates (£11.50)Publisher: Open University — 1997Binding: Paperback First Edition. [ISBN: 0749281553]Condition: Very Good+. Upper wrap a little curled otherwise a very well presented copy.Description: Book 4 in the series. First in this edition. From the introduction: “The title of Book 4 — The Human Condition — might have caused you to wonder what is so special about this particular book. Surely, you might reason, the whole of a course entitled Human Biology and Health is bound to concern the human condition. You would be right to think along such lines, but what is different in this case is that, perhaps more than the earlier books, Book 4 is intended to stimulate your thinking about what is peculiar about human biology and behaviour as compared to that of other species.”Notes: Size: 10" x 8". In the Human Biology and Health series. 159 pages. Tags: puberty pregnancy menopause developmental factors sexual motivation sexual response exogenous chemicals sexual behaviour ageing women’s sexuality explaining pain sensory input gate theory referred pain analgesic techniques phantom limb pain placebo effect hypnosis pain relief socio-political controversy basic physiology emotion emotional health personality behaviour theories stress coronary function immune system behaviour and health types sleep biological bases sleep developmental effects dreaming
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The Oxford Book of Military Anecdotes by ANON (£11.50)Publisher: Oxford University Press — 1985Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Condition: Very Good in Very Good DJ (Slight edgewear to DJ)Description: If anecdotes are marginal notes on the pages of history, these will delight any reader who has ever been moved or entertained by the condition of the sailor. 514pp. Index. Advertisements. Size: 8vo Demy (8½" x 5½") Introduction / preface by Max Hastings.Tags: Wellington's army 0192141074
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Austin Metro MG & Vanden Plas 1980 to May 1990 All Models 998cc 1275cc Owners Workshop Manual by A. K. Legg (£10.50)Publisher: Haynes — 1992Binding: Hardback [ISBN: 1850108110]Condition: Very Good.Description: Models covered: All Austin and MG Metro models including Turbo, Vanden"Plas, automatic (inc 1991 model), Van and special/limited edition models; 998 cc and 1275cc. Does not cover revised Metro models, introduced May 1990.Notes: Size: 11" x 8¼". Pictorial boards. 266 pages. Tags: alternator angles antifreeze anti-theft associated automatic battery bearings blades bleeding bodywork brakes braking bulbs buying cable calliper camshaft capacities carburettor cassette central chain changing charging checks choke clutch coil condition conditioning connecting constant conversion coolant cooling crankcase crankshaft cylinder damage decarbonising diagnosis diagrams dimensions distributor dohc drivebelt driveshafts electrical electronic engines
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Sporting Pastimes by Tony Curtis (£10.50)Publisher: Bracken Books — 1992Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 1851709169]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper.Description: Illustrated with colour photographs.Notes: Size: 12" x 9¼". Pictorial boards. In the Collecting for Pleasure series. 144 pages. Tags: billiards cards collectables collectibles condition craftsmanship cricket daggers edwardians fishing for given golf guide hunting makers marks memorabilia motoring played quality recognize shooting sporting sports swords taxidermy tennis trophies victorians whose
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The Essential Diabetes Cookbook: Good Healthy Eating from Around the World by Antony Worrall Thompson with Louise Blair (£10.50)Publisher: London: Kyle Cathie — 2010Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 9781856268707]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper with a light pull to the head of the upper panel which has a small ding hear the join and a short closed tear to the foot. Text complete, clean and tight. Description: Contains: Colour photographs;

From the cover: “Being diagnosed with diabetes needn’t put an end to enjoying flavoursome food. A healthy diabetic diet is all about eating a wide variety of foods, increasing the amount of vegetables and fibre, reducing protein and learning to recognise hidden sugars.

Antony Worrall Thompson has done more than any other chef to reinvent the way we eat while managing glucose levels and maintaining a healthy weight, and for The Essential Diabetes Cookbook he has gone on a globe-trotting mission to deliver 200 fantastic new recipes that take their inspiration from cuisines around the world. Aromatic Fish Parcels, Sweet and Sour Prawns, Caribbean Salmon Tartare, Smashed Roast Butternut Salad with White Beans and Pine Nuts, Hot Stuffed Vine Leaves, Spicy Lamb Tagine and Peruvian Chicken Kebabs demonstrate just how much world cuisines have to offer those with diabetes. And although our own Western eating habits aren’t always the easiest to adapt, Antony shows it is still possible to enjoy a traditional Sunday roast of pork or hearty venison stew accompanied by an American-style cheesecake or a delicious fruit crumble.

Endorsed by Diabetes UK, each recipe has been analysed by a dietician and is accompanied by clear, at-a-glance nutritional information, making it easier for you to manage your condition and at the same time expand your culinary horizons. So whether you have diabetes or live with someone who does, this is the book for food lovers who know that healthy food should also mean delicious food.”
Notes: Size: 10¼" x 9¼". Purple boards with White titling to the Spine & Upper Board. 287 pages. Tags: diabetes diet therapy recipes glucose levels maintaining healthy weight dietician nutritional information culinary cookery diets conditions pre-diabetic condition syndrome cooking health healing 9781856268707
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The Henston Guide to the Management of Coughing In Dogs by Peter Darke (£10.50)Publisher: Henston — UndatedBinding: Paperback [ISBN: 1850541043]Condition: Near Fine.Description: From the cover: “Respiratory disease in the dog has, it would appear, received little attention in recent years when compared to diseases of other body systems. The disciplines of cardiology, dermatology and orthopaedics, it can be claimed, have many followers within the veterinary profession but few would profess to have a particular interest in respiratory medicine. As the science of veterinary medicine progresses, so do veterinary surgeons in general practice, veterinary nurses and clients want to know more about specific diseases they come across, no less the coughing dog. The care of a dog with chronic respiratory disease needs patience and understanding from all concerned and as with the treatment of other, more complicated diseases, few veterinary clinics cater for the time required to pass on the understanding required by all involved. As a follow on from our other Henston Guides, this small book is intended to provide a greater understanding of the processes of respiratory disease in the dog for those involved in its care. Armed with this understanding, it is hoped that they can manage the condition better and so improve the quality of life of the respiratory patient.”Notes: Size: 8¼" x 5¾". 38 pages. Tags: abscesses acute adenocarcinomas adenovirus agents albendazole alveolar alveoli aminophylline amoxycillin antibiotics antihistamines aspiration asthma auscultation bacteria biopsy bodies bordetella breed bromhexine bronchi bronchioles bronchiseptica bronchitis bronchoalveolar bronchodilators bronchoscopy butorphanol canine character chest chloramphenicol chronic clearance collapse computerised consolidation corticosteroids cough coughing coupage cyanosis defence diaphragm disease distemper drain drowning dyspnoea emphysema
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Vauxhall Astra and Belmont 1984-88 Owner's Workshop Manual by Matthew Minter (£10.50)Publisher: Haynes — 1988Binding: Hardback [ISBN: 1850104425]Condition: Good. A pleasant enough reading copy. Heavily bruised at the head, tail and corners of the boards. The text block has pulled from the spine, solid all the same. Edges of the text block lightly oil-marked with some further marks within the text. Text complete, clean and tight despite this. Description: Models covered: Vauxhall Astra Hatchback and Estate models, including SRi and GTE; Vauxhall Belmont Saloon models, including GLSi and SRi 1196 cc, 1297 cc, 1598 cc, 1796 cc & 1998 cc petrol engines;Notes: Size: 11" x 8½". Pictorial boards. 381 pages. Tags: antifreeze anti-theft associated automatic battery bearings blades bleeding bodywork brake brakes braking bulbs buying cable calliper camshaft capacities carburettor cassette central chain changing charging checks choke clutch coil condition conditioning connecting constant conversion coolant cooling crankcase crankshaft cylinder damage decarbonising diagnosis diagrams dimensions distributor dohc drivebelt driveshafts electrical electronic engines equipment
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Vauxhall Astra and Belmont 1984-88 Owner's Workshop Manual by Matthew Minter (£10.50)Publisher: Haynes — 1988Binding: Hardback [ISBN: 1850104425]Condition: Very Good.Description: Models covered: Vauxhall Astra Hatchback and Estate models, including SRi and GTE; Vauxhall Belmont Saloon models, including GLSi and SRi 1196 cc, 1297 cc, 1598 cc, 1796 cc & 1998 cc petrol engines;Notes: Size: 11" x 8½". Pictorial boards. 381 pages. Tags: antifreeze anti-theft associated automatic battery bearings blades bleeding bodywork brake brakes braking bulbs buying cable calliper camshaft capacities carburettor cassette central chain changing charging checks choke clutch coil condition conditioning connecting constant conversion coolant cooling crankcase crankshaft cylinder damage decarbonising diagnosis diagrams dimensions distributor dohc drivebelt driveshafts electrical electronic engines equipment
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Come To Me in Silence by Rod McKuen (£9.50)Publisher: W. H. Allen — 1974Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0491016115]Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper which is a little age-tanned. Pages lightly age-tanned.Description: Notes: Size: 8¾" x 5½". Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 120 pages. Tags: alternately american and are beautiful book but certain compassionate condition english gentle happy human kind lonely more moving newest poems poetry silence spiritual texts writers
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Fiat 128 1969-72 Autobook: Workshop Manual for Fiat 128 1969-72 by Kenneth Ball (£9.50)Publisher: Autopress — 1972Binding: Hardback First Edition. [ISBN: 0851473180]Condition: Good. A pleasant enough reading copy. Boards and spine a little dulled and soiled. Edges of the text block lightly spotted. Slight oiliness to parts of the text but a usuable manual all the same.Description: Illustrated with line drawings. From the cover: “This do-it-yourself Workshop Manual has been specially written for the owner who wishes to maintain his car in first class condition and to carry out his own servicing and repairs. Considerable savings on garage charges can be made, and one can drive in safety and confidence knowing the work has been done properly.

Comprehensive step-by-step instructions and illustrations are given on all dismantling, overhauling and assembling operations. Certain assemblies require the use of expensive special tools, the purchase of which would be unjustified. In these cases information is included but the reader is recommended to hand the unit to the agent for attention.

Throughout the Manual hints and tips are included which will be found invaluable, and there is an easy to follow fault diagnosis at the end of each chapter.

Whilst every care has been taken to ensure correctness of information it is obviously not possible to guarantee complete freedom from errors or to accept liability arising from such errors or omissions.

Instructions may refer to the right-hand or left-hand sides of the vehicle or the components. These are the same as the right-hand or left-hand of an observer standing behind the car and looking forward.”
Notes: Size: 10" x 7½". Pictorial boards. 136 pages. Tags: 128 alternator amateurs angles antifreeze anti-theft associated automatic automobiles battery bearings blades bleeding bodywork brakes braking bulbs buying cable calliper camshaft capacities carburettor cars cassette central chain changing charging checks choke clutch coil condition conditioning connecting constant conversion coolant cooling crankcase crankshaft cylinder damage decarbonising diagnosis diagrams dimensions distributor dohc drivebelt
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Home Wine and Beer Making by Ben Turner (£9.50)Publisher: Treasure Press — 1984Binding: Hardback [ISBN: 0907812317]Condition: Very Good. Gently faded at the spine.Description: Illustrated with colour photographs and diagrams. From the cover: “A simple, fully-illustrated guide to the principles of making wine and beer at home. A wealth of photographs and diagrams helps to clarify the various methods described; scientific terms and equations are avoided, and no previous knowledge of the subject is assumed.

Ben Turner has written more than 30 books and countless articles on home-made wine and beer and has presented television series on the subject.”
Notes: Size: 11¼" x 8½". Pictorial boards. 80 pages. Tags: acetic acid acidity add adjuncts aerobic affect aids ailments airlocks alcohol alcoholic ales alpha amateurs ambient ammonium amylase and apple appreciation aroma aromaticity artificial assessories attenuation bacteria bakers balance barley barrels basic beers beverages bines bitter bitterness black blending boiling bottles bottling bottom bracte bracteoles break brewer brewery brewing brown browning
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Linux in Easy Steps by Mike McGrath (£9.50)Publisher: Computer Step — 2004Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 1840782757]Condition: Very Good+.Description: From the cover: “Are you: A professional seeking fast results? A student with limited budget? A home user in need of a simple learning aid? Self-employed with no time for formal training? Looking for cost-effective training for your staff? Eager to be more productive on your computer? If you’ve answered yes to any of the above, then this book is for you. Use it to grasp the essentials quickly and easily. In easy steps is the leading computer books series. In concise language, easy to follow layout and in easy steps, this series explains all that’s important for everyday use — and more! Designed to save you time and guaranteed to give you the best value. Successfully used worldwide for self-teaching as well as an invaluable reference.”Notes: Size: 9" x 7¼". 192 pages. Tags: sub-directories presentations configuration distributions installation transferring partitioning applications quick-launch click'n'drag presentation panel-hiding uninstalling greater-than spreadsheets copy'n'paste environment decorations redirection screensaver suitability downloading preferences compressing rectangular synthesized spreadsheet permissions configuring suppressing application edge-detect programming suppression parentheses bootloader resolution connecting inequality javascript elliptical management background defragment reposition terminated newsgroups installing permission appearance arithmetic
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Paula: My Story So Far by Paula Radcliffe with David Walsh (£9.50)Publisher: Simon & Schuster — 2004Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 074325242X]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Description: Illustrated with colour photographs. From the cover: “Paula Radcliffe has been hailed as one of the finest female distance runners of all time. Her amazing run of record-breaking victories in 2002 and 2003, including smashing the women’s world marathon record in Chicago and then again in London, showed an athlete at the peak of her powers — and her popularity. Such was her dominance that a gold medal at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens seemed almost a formality. But as the world watched, and a nation held its breath, that historic race ended for her on a dusty kerbside instead of the podium.

Athens showed in heartbreaking and dramatic fashion that, for Paula, success has been hard-won. She was the underdog for so long — narrowly missing out on medals at the 1999 World Championships and the 2000 Sydney Olympics — and fans longed to see her win. But Paula’s eternally rosy manner and palpable decency hide a tough resolve to succeed, and she has never allowed high-profile losses to dent her confidence. With the support and guidance of her husband, the former 1,500-metre runner Gary Lough, and coach Alex Stanton, she remodelled her training schedule and emerged triumphant, winning gold medals at both the Commonwealth and European championships and grabbing headlines which have brought Britain’s focus back to athletics.

Paula’s bravery is not limited to the track, however. She has won many admirers for her work for asthma research — inspired by her own conquering of the condition — and has also been an outspoken campaigner against drug cheats in her sport, wearing a red ribbon symbolising her readiness to be tested for banned substances at any time.

What has driven this ‘quintessential girl next door’ to achieve so much, and how does she deal with the weight of expectation that now accompanies her? And what really happened that hot Athens afternoon? Paula Radcliffe reveals the true story behind the triumphs and trials in the most eagerly anticipated sports autobiography of the year..”
Notes: Size: 9½" x 6¼". Black boards with Silver titling to the Spine. [VII] 324 pages. Tags: athletics autobiography biography britain field great paula radcliffe recreation runners sport sports track women
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Sex and Civilization by [Edward George] Paul Bousfield (£9.50)Publisher: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. — 1928Binding: Hardback Condition: Good. A pleasant enough reading copy. Gently faded at the spine. Gently bruised at the head, tail and corners of the binding. Edges of the text block lightly spotted. Heavy toning to the blanks. Text complete, clean and tight but a little age-tanned with some light spotting.Description: 2nd Impression. [First Edition: 1925] From the cover: “It is well-known that the present economic condition of women, who out-number the men in England alone by some two millions, is a poor one compared with that of men. To some extent, this is the result of prejudice and of legal disability. The question naturally arises: « Is this all? Supposing the prejudice and legal disability were completely swept away, would woman in general be able to take a place in the economic field in any way equal to that of man? »

The reply of a. large number of people is that she would not ; firstly on account of her physical disabilities, and secondly, on account of her temperamental disabilities.

On examination, however, it is found to be very doubtful whether her physical disabilities are nearly as great as are commonly supposed. The examination also reveals that her temperamental disabilities certainly stand very much in her way at the present time, but that with a different method of up-bringing, an altered set of ideals from childhood upwards, it might be possible that these would completely disappear. Research into the matter tends to show that her chief psychic disability is largely due to waste of energy, and, curiously enough, her excessive expenditure of energy is largely in the sexual field, although popular opinion is to the contrary. The chief psychic difference here between the man and woman is connected with the fact that the man largely concentrates his erotic energy on what may be termed the normal acts of sex (which occupy in a concentrated form a comparatively short period of time and a comparatively small amount of his psychic energy), while the woman’s sexual activity on the other hand remains in an infantile form that is spread throughout her whole life in such a way as to occupy an immense amount of both her time and her energy. This, of course, is mainly due to the extra repression which social customs have for various reasons forced upon her from early childhood, and the lack of suitable non-erotic substitutes from the same cause.”
Notes: Size: 8¾" x 5½". Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [VI] 294 pages. Tags: and aspects attributes beings bi-sexuality complex conception differences ethical evolution false feminine human idea iii impulses inefficiency inferiority its masculine moral normal phallic physical physiological psychic psychoanalysis psychosocial remedy results sex society the woman woman’s women
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The Complete Book of Hair Care by Harold Leighton (£9.50)Publisher: Arthur Baker — 1980Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0213167468]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dustwrapper. Dustwrapper very slightly rubbed at the edges with a slight sticker mark to the upper panel.Description: Illustrated with black and white photographs.

From the cover: “From making the best of a balding head to coping with a mass of tight curls, Harold Leighton’s new professional guide to hair care for men and women tackles all the problems of colour, condition, cut and curl.

Advice on essential hair health and basic hairstyling routines for all the family, accompanied by step-by-step instructions and photographs, is followed by special sections on how to create successful hairstyles at home: the pre-Raphaelite look, an elaborate chignon, a Travolta haircut or a sequinned party piece. While safe home-dyeing techniques and quick ways to temporary curls are given, the importance of a knowledgeable hairstylist is emphasized for drastic colour changes, perms and complicated cuts — plus dozens of photographs to inspire a new you. There are also lots of time and money saving tips — including two basic do-it-yourself haircuts — which will make you the object of admiration without stretching your beauty budget..”
Notes: Size: 9¼" x 8¼". Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 96 pages. Tags: making the best balding head coping with mass tight curls professional guide hair care for men and women colour condition cut curl essential health hairstyling routines pre-raphaelite look hairstyles home elaborate chignon travolta haircut home-dyeing techniques temporary hairstylist drastic changes perms complicated cuts basic do-it-yourself haircuts hairdresser equipment shampoo blow-style your own contests tools weaving toupee harold leighton 0213167468 first editions firsts printings 1st
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The Stream Garden: Create Your Own Natural-Looking Water Feature by Archie Skinner; David Arscott; (£9.50)Publisher: Ward Lock — 1994Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0706371542]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper a little rubbed at the edges. Gently bruised at the head, tail and corners of the binding. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: Illustrated with colour photographs. From the cover: “Alive with movement, sound and sparkling, light, a stream brings a new dimension to the garden. Yet few people consider building this beautiful feature, perhaps in the belief that it will be too difficult or too expensive or that their garden is not big enough. However, as this unique book shows, creating a stream requires little more expertise than it takes to build a pond, while the cost is not excessive and, like the work, can be spread over several months or even years. The size of your garden is really no limitation, as long as the stream is kept in proportion. A stream provides the opportunity to grow a huge variety of plants, including striking and attractive marginals as well as trees, shrubs and grasses. Detailed guidance is provided on planting design for the stream and pools, and an extensive directory describes how to grow dozens of lovely species. To demonstrate how the principles and techniques are put into practice, the book also includes two fascinating case histories showing the development of two actual stream gardens.”Notes: Size: 10" x 7¾". Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 128 pages. Tags: glyptostroboides moisture-loving struthiopteris atrosanguineum scolopendrum cardiocrinum construction hemerocallis lagarosiphon serviceberry peltiphyllum schizostylis deschampsia circulation denticulata meadowsweet positioning concealment amelanchier fritillaria loosestrife interrupted maintenance electricity preparation hakonechloa polygonatum globeflower salicifolia shuttlecock polystichum metasequoia oxygenators filipendula sensibilis thibetanus individual cortaderia fritillary springtime disguising lysichiton lysimachia montbretia matteuccia houttuynia installing miscanthus pre-formed alkalinity caespitosa
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Tomato and Cucumber Culture by A. A. [Alfred Andrew] Richards (£9.50)Publisher: W. H. & L. Collingridge — 1946Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. Condition: Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with soiling to the lower panel. Edges of the textblock heavily tanned. Text complete, clean and tight but a little age-tanned.Description: Reprint. [First: 1945] Illustrated with black and white photographs. From the preface: “THE information contained in the following pages deals with the practices carried out by the modern grower of today, and applies to anyone desirous of growing either the Tomato or the Cucumber.

Steam sterilisation of the soil, either for propagating or for the open borders, has become a most important operation in the commercial tomato grower’s routine. It is mentioned several times as a means of controlling certain of the soil troubles, and is undoubtedly the surest means. For the amateur and the smaller grower, this method is impossible, and he must resort either to liquid sterilisation or to the complete removal of the infected soil from the glasshouse. To produce satisfactory crops of fruit it is imperative that the soil shall be in a good condition and free from disease.

Dwarf tomatoes are an innovation to many people, but there can be no doubt that they will occupy a very important place in horticulture in the future.”
Notes: Foreword or introduction by Dr. W. F. Bewley. Size: 7½" x 5". Brown boards with Red titling to the Spine & Upper Board. 127 pages. Tags: ailsa air-locks alpatyev alphabetic ammonia anthracnose apricot australian automatic beds benches bitter bizon bleach blight blossom-end blotchy boilers bone borders botrytis boxes buck-eye bush butcher's canker capacity cardboard carrick carters carter's caused challenger chennel's cherry cheshunt cladosporium clarke's cloches clucas colletotrichum comet compost conqueror containers cow craig cubic cucumbers cultivation culture
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Total Fitness in 30 Minutes a Week by Laurence E. Morehouse; Leonard Gross; (£9.50)Publisher: Granada — 1983Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 0246108983]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dustwrapper. Gently bruised at the head of the spine and top corners with commensurate ruffling to the dustwrapper. Gently faded at the spine of the dust wrapper. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: From the cover: “In what is probably the most effective physical fitness programme ever published, Dr Morehouse demolishes the unnecessary and harmful myths underlying the tyranny of standard exercise and diet plans. You can achieve and retain body fitness once and for all, both easily and quickly. You will look and feel younger, your waist will be trimmer, your hips and thighs firmer and you will probably live longer by exercising his way-for only thirty minutes a week.

In Total Fitness Dr Morehouse has devised a safe method of determining the right rate of c6nditioning for oneself by testing one’s own pulse. And he shows that, far from there being any need to punish yourself in trying to attain physical fitness, intensive exercise and strict diet regimens are actually harmful. Thirty minutes a week of easy but properly-directed exercise will put you in good physical condition after four weeks. At the end of twenty-four weeks and twelve hours devoted to the programme, you will be in excellent physical shape by any standards, and you can then stay that way for ever by following the easy guidelines Dr Morehouse spells out for maintaining your peak level.”
Notes: Size: 8" x 5¼". Red boards with Black titling to the Spine. 189 pages. Tags: achieve ageing approach behaviour condition diet directed effective excellent fifteen fitness harmful health heart-rated intensive lose myths physical plans programme properly pulse retain slow standard steps strict theory tyranny younger
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Vauxhall Carlton and Senator by Mark Coombs (£9.50)Publisher: Haynes — 1996Binding: Hardback [ISBN: 1859602215]Condition: Good. A pleasant enough reading copy. Gently bruised at the head, tail and corners of the binding. Pages lightly age-tanned.Description: Illustrated with black and white photographs & diagrams. Models covered: Saloon and Estate models with four and six-cylinder petrol engines, including special/limited editions; 1.8 litre (1796 cc), 2.0 litre (1998 cc), 2.5 litre (2490 cc), 2.6 litre (2594 cc) & 3.0 litre (2969 cc, inc. 24V). Does not cover Diesel engine or Lotus Carlton models. From the cover: "The clear, step-by-step illustrated instructions cover the dismantling, inspection, repair and refitting of the engine, cooling system, fuel and emission control systems, exhaust, Ignition system, clutch, manual gearbox, propeller shaft or drive shafts, braking system, electrical system, suspension, steering, bodywork and fittings, routine maintenance. Complete specifications and detailed fault diagnosis procedures are also included. For rear axle differential units and automatic transmissions (where applicable) the removal, refitting and fault diagnosis procedures only are covered. Only Haynes completely strip and rebuild the car for each manual."Notes: Size: 11" x 8¼". Pictorial boards. In the Haynes Service and Repair Manual series. Tags: alternator angles antifreeze anti-theft associated automatic battery bearings blades bleeding bodywork brake brakes braking bulbs buying cable calliper camshaft capacities carburettor cassette central chain changing charging checks choke clutch coil condition conditioning connecting constant conversion coolant cooling crankcase crankshaft cylinder damage decarbonising diagnosis diagrams dimensions distributor dohc drivebelt driveshafts electrical electronic
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The Pain Cure: The Yass Method for Diagnosing and Resolving Chronic Pain by Mitchell Yass (£8.50)Publisher: Carlsbad: Hay House — 2015Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 9781781805909]Condition: Near Fine. Description: Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Diagrams;

From the cover: “An estimated one billion of us across the globe suffer from chronic pain every day. Many of us have tried surgery only to find that it didn’t relieve the pain. Some of us have been told? that we would have to take medication indefinitely, or, worse, that there was nothing left to try — we would simply have to live with the pain for the rest of our lives. This book shows that, in most cases, this simply isn’t true, and that there is a way to resolve pain quickly and effectively without surgery or medication — The Yass Method.

In the medical community today, most chronic pain is attributed to a structural problem, such as a herniated disc, a meniscal tear or arthritis. But what physical therapist Mitchell Yass has found is that in about 90 per cent of cases, the cause is actually a muscular weakness or imbalance — a condition that’s easy to treat on your own. The Yass Method, developed through Mitchell’s work with more than 14,000 patients, focuses on finding the true source of the pain and then using simple exercises to find lifelong relief. This book: reveals simple tests to determine whether your pain is muscular or structural. It contains easy, step-by-step exercises and routines to resolve muscular pain. It teaches you how to listen to your body and look at your pain in a constructive and logical way, and it empowers you to help yourself and achieve the pain-free life you’re searching for.”
Notes: Size: 9" x 7". [XIII] 253 pages. Tags: chronic pain treatment alternative therapies healing health management fitness medical medicine 9781781805909
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Diabetes, Your Complete Exercise Guide by Neil F. Gordon (£8.00)Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers — 1993Binding: Hardback [ISBN: 0873224272]Condition: Very Good. Foredges of the text block lightly soiled.Description: This book provides a safe and sensible exercise program that will help you control your condition and improve your health and physical fitness.Notes: Foreword or introduction by Kenneth H. Cooper. Size: Trade Paperback (9¼" x 6"). 137 pages. Tags: cooper clinic diabetes regulates blood sugar aerobic exercise chronic disorders
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500 of the Most Important Stress Busting Tips You'll Ever Need: Banish Stress Forever and Get a Life That Works by Suzannah Olivier (£7.50)Publisher: CICO — 2002Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 1903116481]Condition: Very Good.Description: First in this, paperback, edition. From the cover: “ARE YOU STRESSED? Do you suffer from: Disturbed sleep? Irritability? Time pressure? Depression? Headaches? Poor concentration? You need Suzannah Olivier’s 500 Stress-busting Tips. It is thought that 85% of most chronic diseases can be triggered by stress — a condition that affects every one of us at some time in our lives — yet there are simple steps you can take to prevent stress ruling your life and damaging your health. From up-to-date nutritional advice to prioritizing your time, this easy-to-read guide shows you how to de-stress and get organized fast — with minimal effort.

The 500 Tips are divided into five sections: Home, Finances and Work, Health, Emotions and Relationships. Each presents a comprehensive A to Z of common stress-related causes, symptoms and cures, from spending too much money to muscle tension, mood swings to sleep quality, and healthy eating to easy exercise. This unique combination of nutrition, holistic health and life management advice will help you release stress and revitalize your mind and body — for good.

• ‘B’ Happy — boost your mood with vitamins B 3,5,6 and 12, found in wholegrains, leafy vegetables, brewer’s yeast and eggs

• Spend just five minutes ‘prioritizing’ your day and you’ll gain hours of extra, precious time — gain a better balance between home and work

• Enjoy better sleep so your body can repair itself — calcium or the herbal extract kava kava will help

• Clear out the clutter and organize your life.”
Notes: Size: Trade Paperback (9¼" x 6"). 240 pages. Tags: addictions affecting affective ageing alcoholism allergies ambition anger anxiety apathy appendices arguing attacks balance bathrooms bedrooms bereavement bickering boom brings budgeting caring celebration challenges chaos childhood cognitive co-habiting communication concentration creative decision delegating depression de-stressing diaries disorder disordered divorce downsizing drugs dysfunction earning eating emotional environmental exams exercising family fears filing
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Modern Mysticism by Michael Gellert (£7.50)Publisher: Nicholas Hays — 1994Binding: Paperback Condition: Near Fine.Description: This is a look at the wondrous and mysterious worlds of the unconscious mind, moving from the paranormal to the highest spiritual experience.Notes: Jacket designed by Richard Procopio. 218 pages. Tags: experiences nostradamus visionaries scientific persephone apocalypse prophecies babylonian mysticism astrology mythology shambhala beautiful condition abduction atlantis standing mystical prophets egyptian creation prophecy gugamesh mondamin mourning politics mystics izanagi visions pyramid chinese perseus tragedy izanami arachne stories journey problem spider search vision psyche spirit places nordic tammuz legend heaven trials quests fatima stones ishtar mystic mother mythic adonis balder people wheel tibet human count death shell great plain earth vedic nazca wunzh mayan lost soul year clam tale city near rapa corn with hopi life myth the sun for god and nui
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Fair of Speech: The Uses of Euphemism by Edited by D. J. Enright (£7.00)Publisher: Oxford University Press — 1986Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0192830600]Condition: Good. An adequate reading copy only. Light reading creases to the spine. Gently rubbed at the edges of the spine and wraps. Text complete, clean and tight but a little age-tanned.Description: From the cover: “Euphemisms are often conspicuous and frequently ridiculous — politicians speak of ‘growth going backwards’, the CIA calls its assassination units ‘Health Alteration Committees’, and the Military codenames a new deadly weapon ‘The Peacekeeper’. Yet while we are tempted to laugh or shudder at the squeamishness or deviousness of others, we should be aware that euphemism is a ubiquitous phenomenon, and that no one escapes it. It is integral to our daily lives from Public Conveniences and Rest Rooms to Social Welfare and the Big C. But is euphemism the poetry of daily discourse or a feeble-spirited trick for evading or softening realities? It can be either, and as euphemisms are so intimate to our way of thinking, any study of them throws light on the human condition itself. This book, comprising sixteen essays written by experts in their different fields, does just that, revealing the underlying motives that prompt us to draw a veil over some of the more basic facts of life.”Notes: Size: C Format (8½" x 5¼"). 222 pages. Tags: composition disciplines euphemisms addresses languages euphemism semantics lectures rhetoric language meaning english essays style arts and
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Home Beermaking by Brian Leverett (£6.50)Publisher: Prism Press — 1980Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0907061087]Condition: Very Good.Description: First in this, paperback, edition. Illustrated with line drawings. From the cover: “This book is for anyone who wishes to save money by making his own beer. The possible savings are immense — if you drink two pints a day you can save up to ten per cent of your disposable income. Whether your idea of brewing is opening a can and adding water or brewing from malted barley in the traditional way, the author clearly explains how to make the very best beers, designed to suit your own palate. All methods of home beermaking are described in detail, the advantages and disadvantages of each are discussed, and recipes for making virtually all of the main beer types are included. But this is more than just a collection of recipes with step by step instructions — it explains in straightforward language, often with easy to follow diagrams, the complex brewing process and gives you all the necessary information to adjust both your techniques and your recipes. HOME BEERMAKING is useful to both the experienced brewer and the complete beginner. Even if you already brew your own beers, the unique fault finder charts tell you how to overcome any problems that you may have had in the past and they also give you new ideas. HOME BEERMAKING, by the author of Winemaking Month by Month is probably the most comprehensive and easy to follow book on the subject.”Notes: Size: 7¾" x 8¼". 106 pages. Tags: acetic acid acidity add adjuncts aerobic affect aids ailments airlocks alcohol alcoholic ales alpha amateurs ambient ammonium amylase and apple appreciation aroma aromaticity artificial assessories attenuation bacteria bakers balance barley barrels basic beers beverages bines bitter bitterness black blending boiling bottles bottling bottom bracte bracteoles break brewer brewery brewing brown browning
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Honest by Ulrika Jonnson (£6.50)Publisher: Pan — 2003Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0330411748]Condition: Very Good. Light crease to the upper wrapper and first few pages.Description: First in this, paperback, edition. Illustrated with black and white photographs. From the cover: “In her early thirties Ulrika Jonsson found her life hitting rock bottom. She faced the shock of her unborn child being diagnosed with a life-threatening condition and, with a young son to look after and an exceptionally demanding career, the knowledge that she would have to cope alone. Under the full glare of the media spotlight, Ulrika’s traumatic life was laid bare. In an attempt to make sense of her life, Ulrika started to write — about her mistakes, her joys, her relationships and her tragedies. Her story is of one woman’s personal journey through a life more moving, complex and epic than any tabloid exclusive. It’s funny, sad, rude and shocking. But most of all it is honest.”Notes: Size: A Format (7" x 4½"). 510 pages. Tags: arts autobiography biography britain britain's entertainment eurovision film great hosting jonsson music newspaper pages performing personalities screens shooting stars television theatre tv-am's ulrika weathergirl women
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The Nature of Politics by J. D. B. Miller (£6.50)Publisher: Penguin — 1971Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0140207368]Condition: Good. A pleasant enough reading copy. Gently rubbed at the edges of the spine and wrappers with a small sticker and reading creases to the spine. Ticket stub affixed to the first blank. Pages lightly age-tanned.Description: From the cover: “Professor J. D. B. Miller contends in this book that politics is a basic human activity. He writes: ‘If we are to understand politics, we must recognize that it consists of conflict (sometimes moderate, sometimes extreme) over the use of government; that this conflict is engendered by the many forms of diversity of condition, status and opportunity which exist; and that this is a permanent condition of mankind. It follows that there will always be politics of some kind or another.’ In a clear and penetrating analysis of his subject Professor Miller examines both the ‘why’ and the ‘how’ of politics and shows how interests, institutions, and ideas operate to produce political results.”Notes: Jacket designed by Alan Aldridge. Size: A Format (7" x 4½"). 300 pages. Tags: political science abolition absenteeism abstention accounts acts administration advising agriculture alliance all-night areas assessment associations atlantic automation ballot basis behaviour blair boarding boroughs boundary brain britain bureaucracy butskelism by-elections cabinet cabinets calibre candidates chamber chancellor changing chiefs citizen civil coal coalition commission committee committees commons commonwealth communication compulsory concepts confederation conservative
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Visionaries and Mystics by Jamie Stokes (£6.50)Publisher: Parragon — 2000Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 9780752535968]Condition: Very Good. Wraps rubbed at the edges. Pages very gently age-tanned.Description: First in this edition.Notes: Size: C Format (5¼"x 8½"). Tags: experiences nostradamus visionaries scientific persephone apocalypse prophecies babylonian mysticism astrology mythology shambhala beautiful condition abduction atlantis standing mystical prophets egyptian creation prophecy gugamesh mondamin mourning politics mystics izanagi visions pyramid chinese perseus tragedy izanami arachne stories journey problem spider search vision psyche spirit places nordic tammuz legend heaven trials quests fatima stones ishtar mystic mother mythic adonis balder people wheel tibet human count death shell great plain earth vedic nazca wunzh mayan lost soul year clam tale city near rapa corn with hopi life myth the sun for god and nui
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Visionaries and Mystics by Jamie Stokes (£6.50)Publisher: Parragon — 2000Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 075253596X]Condition: Very Good. Lightly rubbed at the tips of the wraps. Pages very gently age-tanned.Description: First in this, paperback, edition.Notes: Size: C Format (8½" x 5¼"). In the Unexplained series. 308 pages. Tags: experiences nostradamus visionaries scientific persephone apocalypse prophecies babylonian mysticism astrology mythology shambhala beautiful condition abduction atlantis standing mystical prophets egyptian creation prophecy gugamesh mondamin mourning politics mystics izanagi visions pyramid chinese perseus tragedy izanami arachne stories journey problem spider search vision psyche spirit places nordic tammuz legend heaven trials quests fatima stones ishtar mystic mother mythic adonis balder people wheel tibet human count death shell great plain earth vedic nazca wunzh mayan lost soul year clam tale city near rapa corn with hopi life myth the sun for god and nui
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Migraine by Anon (£6.00)Publisher: Pamphlet — UndatedBinding: Paperback Condition: Very Good.Description: Migraine is typical of the sort of ill defined self limiting condition which takes up much of the time of general practitioners. It involves no risk of mortality but it can cause acute intermittent incapacity to the sufferer.Tags: Migraine, Headache, Pain
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The Long March by William Styron (£5.50)Publisher: Black Swan — 1987Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 055299300X]Condition: Very Good. Pages lightly age-tanned.Description: From the cover: “Lieutenant Culver had been called off the Korean War reserve list to take part in manoeuvres in South Carolina. Colonel Templeton, a regular Marine, disgusted by the soft condition of the men, ordered them to take part in a thirty-six mile forced march — to get them into combat shape... It was a severe and unnecessary exercise, fraught with tension and misery as Culver watched his sensitive Jewish friend and co-Reservist, Captain Mannix, pit his will against Templeton’s in an abortive attempt to express his frustrated sense of injustice — and to reveal the crass stupidity of the whole military system...”Notes: Size: B Format (7¾" x 5¼"). 91 pages.
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The Family and Marriage in Britain: An Analysis and Moral Assessment by Ronald Fletcher (£4.00)Publisher: Pelican — 1966Binding: Paperback Condition: Poor. A reading copy, just, being rubbed at the edges of the wraps with well-thumbed pages. Slightly fragile with age now.Description: First in this, revised, edition. [First: 1962, Thus] From the cover: “Pulpits, rostrums, and the more deeply entrenched batteries of press and radio still resound with lamentations about the decay of family life in Britain. Our modern society, it is said, is in a condition of moral decline. Immorality, divorce, delinquency stalk the land... or so we are told. Is there any truth in this murky picture? Or, on the contrary, do the facts quietly pronounce that the family is more stable and more secure today than ever before in our history? For history, when we survey all classes impartially, is largely a long tale of poverty, drudgery, desertion, and vagrancy. In his systematic analysis of the subject, a sociologist discusses the extraordinary strength and resilience of the family group in the face of rapid and radical social changes and provides answers to questions which are often anxiously posed to us: Are married women working in industry neglecting their children? Has discipline within the family utterly disappeared, or is today’s relationship between parents and children a new and fuller one? Have teenagers really so much money to spend? And, even if this is so, is it so deplorable? The book arrives at encouraging conclusions and discusses the basis for further improvements.”Notes: Size: A Format (7" x 4½"). 250 pages. Tags: absolute age-group ages annual annulled attitudes average births britain changes cohorts contemporary date decrees dissolved distribution divorce divorced duration effects families family filed functions future generalizations granted groups husband immediate incidence kinship marriages married marrying nisi numbers occupational parents percentage persons petitions policy present proportion proportional rates reforms relation relationships remarriage remarrying research risk roles social sociological subsequent towards ultimate using varying wider wife's younger
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