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Greater London Plan 1944: A Report Prepared On Behalf of the Standing Conference On London Regional Planning by Professor Abercrombie At the Request of the Minister of Town and Country Planning by Patrick Abercrombie (£137.00)Publisher: London: His Majesty's Stationery Office — 1945Binding: Hardback Condition: Poor. Boards bruised and soiled. Slightly shaken. Damp stained at the foredge of the text block with some bleed onto the margins of the leaves and plates making some of the plates a little tacky. Text and plates remain bright overall. Description: Illustrated by way of: Appendices [28]; Graphs; Colour Plates; Maps; Tables; Fold-Out Maps; Plans; Folding Plan to Rear Pocket with another folded map, unlabelled, and a receipt for the original purchase; Separate folder laid in to contain maps should they detach from heavy use. A delightful glimpse of the development plans for London at the end of the 2nd World War.Notes: Size: 13" x 9½". Brown boards with Gilt titling to the Spine & Upper Board. [X] 219 pages. Tags: britain ministry housing government growth outer london decentralisation survey detailed analysis population planning standards land classification agriculture industry analytical traffic flow communications railways footpaths youth hostels west ham hatfield ongar lee valley
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Greater London Plan 1944: A Report Prepared On Behalf of the Standing Conference On London Regional Planning by Professor Abercrombie At the Request of the Minister of Town and Country Planning by Patrick Abercrombie (£137.00)Publisher: London: His Majesty's Stationery Office — 1945Binding: Hardback Condition: Poor. Gently bruised at the head, tail and corners of the binding which is faded, heavily, at the spine and a little soiled. Front hinge more than starting. Some maps a little creased at the edges, a couple with clean and short tears but one map has a 3" tear affected some matter. Description: Illustrated by way of: Appendices [28]; Graphs; Colour Plates; Maps; Tables; Fold-Out Maps; Plans; Folding Plan to Rear Pocket with another folded map, unlabelled; Separate folder laid in to contain maps should they detach from heavy use which contains 1 folding map, Greater London Plan 1944 Master Plan. A remarkable glimpse into the development plans for London at the end of the 2nd World War.Notes: Size: 13" x 9½". Light Brown boards with Gilt titling to the Spine & Upper Board. [X] 219 pages. Tags: britain ministry housing government growth outer london decentralisation survey detailed analysis population planning standards land classification agriculture industry analytical traffic flow communications railways footpaths youth hostels west ham hatfield ongar lee valley
P&P: UK 1st £9.00. UK 2nd £9.24. EU Surface £14.26. EU Air £14.10. ROW Surface £14.26. ROW Air £26.72

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Never Judge a Man by His Umbrella by Nicholas Elliott (£68.00)Publisher: Salisbury: Michael Russell — 1991Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0859551822]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper a little browned, more heavily at the edges. Text complete, clean and tight. Description: Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs;

From the cover: “The author is the son of Sir Claude Elliott, a former Head Master and Provost of Eton and a notable figure in the world of mountaineering. The opening chapters of this always entertaining book contain an affectionate and amusing portrait of Sir Claude, both at Cambridge and at Eton, together with an account of his role as chairman of the Everest Committee in the contentious matter of the leadership of the successful expedition of 1953. The later parts of the book cover the author’s adult life of remarkable variety and extensive travel. He has suffered considerable press and media coverage about his knowledge of Philby and dealings with him in Beirut. He has written a perceptive chapter on the man himself, his relations with his family and what made him tick. Another chapter gives the first factual account of what really happened in the celebrated Cicero case in Ankara during the war.”
Notes: Jacket designed by Humphrey Stone. Size: 9½" x 6¼". Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 201 pages. Tags: cicero claude aurelius philby kim diplomats britain 20th century khp nadia ustinov ngei jomo kenyatta tiny rowland
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Hello World: Live 8 The Official Book by Paul Valley (£58.50)Publisher: Century — 2005Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 1846050391]Condition: Very Good. Leans a little otherwise a very well presented copy.Description: First in this, paperback, edition. Illustrated with colour photographs. From the cover: “With a foreword by Bob Geldof and over 300 colour photographs, this is the only official “Live 8” book to be published, and will chart one of the most momentous days the world has seen in decades. From Geldof’s initial reluctance to stage another Band Aid event to the lead up to the concerts around the world and the day itself, this book is a unique record of an extraordinary day witnessed by over 85 per cent of the world’s population. This book will also contain backstage images, exclusive photographs from the concerts around the world, reflections and quotes from the many performers. “Live 8” includes text and pictures reminding us exactly what the day was about and what is now required in the battle towards making poverty history. It also includes reflections on the outcome of the landmark G8 Summit in Edinburgh.”Notes: Foreword or introduction by Bob Geldoff. Size: 9¾" x 7½". 191 pages. Tags: concerts live music musicians pictorial pop rock works
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Chambers Biographical Dictionary by Edited by Melanie Parry (£37.00)Publisher: Chambers — 1999Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 0550160604]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper. Description: 6th (revised) edition, 4th printing, [First Published: 1897]

From the cover: “The publication of the sixth edition of the Chambers Biographical Dictionary, the most comprehensive and authoritative single-volume biographical dictionary available, marks the 100th anniversary of the appearance of the first edition in 1897. With the addition of over 3,500 new entries, this new volume has been extensively revised and updated to include an even wider range of entries, giving increased — and unrivalled — coverage in such areas as sport, science, music, art, literature, politics, television and film.

As well as containing well over 17,500 alphabetically arranged articles describing the nationality, occupation and achievements of each person, there are new features such as the 250 panels which focus on a wide variety of individuals regarded as being particularly important, influential and interesting. The panels also contain bibliographical information and quotations. There are thousands of suggestions for further reading, and a new reader-friendly format which invites browsing and is enhanced by extensive cross-referencing.

Covering the full range of human achievement, from Boudicca to Nelson Mandela, Isaac Newton to Stephen Hawking and Dante to Maya Angelou, the centenary edition of the Chambers Biographical Dictionary is packed with fascinating biographies spanning not only all the centuries from thousands of years before Christ right up to the present day, but also every continent and all fields of human endeavour.”
Notes: Size: 10" x 6¼". Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 2008 pages. Tags: dictionaries history sports science music arts literature politics television and film publications biography
P&P: UK 1st £9.00. UK 2nd £9.24. EU Surface £14.26. EU Air £14.10. ROW Surface £14.26. ROW Air £26.72

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Physical Geology by Charles C. Plummer; David Mcgeary; (£36.00)Publisher: William C. Brown — 1991Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 9780697098276]Condition: Very Good. A slightly dog-eared copy. Previous owners inscription to ffep.Description: A straightforward, easy-to-read introduction to geology for both geology majors and nonmajors. Fifth Edition.Notes: Size: 10¾" x 8½". 543 pages. Tags: indurated excavated peneplain geologist alabaster cyclothem initiated direction separated principal aggregate sandstone hercynian tributary concealed intrusive ironstone watershed particles different saturated landforms siliceous hexagonal quartzite freestone impounded flagstone referring potassium silicates quarrying spasmodic ice-sheet carbonate fashioned magnesium magnesian processes intrusion destroyed fragments synclines mountains spherical deposited recession generated meltwater generally volcanoes
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Making History: Agency, Structure and Change in Social Theory: Agency, Structure and Change in Social Theory by Alex Callinicos (£32.00)Publisher: Cornell University Press — 1993Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0801421217]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper with a small spot to the join of the upper panel. Previous owners' inscription to the first blank and a small address sticker to the pastedown. Pages very gently age-tanned. Description: From the cover: “In recent years, the problem of historical change has come to assume central importance among English-speaking social scientists and historians. Much attention has been focused on how we relate institutions and institutional change to actions, and how we think of history as the outcome of this interaction. In Making History, Alex Callinicos takes a fresh look at both Marxist and non-Marxist positions in this debate, giving close attention to theworkofE. J. Hobsbawm, E. P. Thompson, G. A. Cohen, L. Althusser, A. Giddens, J. Elster, and J. Habermas, among others. His main concern is “with the mechanisms through which human beings transform their societies, and, for better or worse, push history onwards”.

Callinicos provides an even-handed and comprehensive synthesis that combines the highly fruitful theories of agency and language elaborated in Anglo-American analytical philosophy, Giddens’s theorization of structuration, and the insights of game theory with the powerful explanatory framework of classical historical materialism. He argues that structural determinism (characteristic of the followers of Althusser), the methodological individualism of the rational-choice Marxists (such as Elster), and the various attempts to reconcile these extremes, are all untenable. In his view, structures do not simply contain or constrain us; they also serve as frameworks that can enable human action. His aim is to demonstrate that human beings possess the power collectively to make history.

Making History is a timely, highly intelligent, and eminently readable book that deserves to be widely read. It will become an important focus for debates on Marxism, theoretical sociology, and philosophy. .”
Notes: Size: 9¼" x 6". Brown boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [VIII] 275 pages. Tags: act agent communism communities groups historical historiography history humanism ideology karl marx marxism materialism methods movements philosophy political revolutions science sciences social sociology structuralism structure theories theory
P&P: UK 1st £3.38. UK 2nd £2.92. EU Surface £5.16. EU Air £5.35. ROW Surface £5.16. ROW Air £9.22

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The Cities Book: A Journey Through the Best Cities in the World by Anon. (£26.00)Publisher: Footscray: Lonely Planet — 2006Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 1741047315]Condition: Very Good+ — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper at the head of the spine otherwise a very well presented copy. Description: Illustrated by way of: Colour Plates; Maps;

From the cover: “A pictorial coffee-table book that illustrates 200 cities in the world as voted by Lonely Planet travellers, authors and staff. This book includes topics, which contain statistics such as population, the age of the city and its local name, urban myths, city origins and the things to see, do, eat and drink.”
Notes: Size: 12¼" x 9½". Black boards with Silver titling to the Spine & Upper Board. 427 pages. Tags: cities towns voyages travels travel holiday guides
P&P: UK 1st £10.50. UK 2nd £9.24. EU Surface £16.86. EU Air £16.60. ROW Surface £16.86. ROW Air £31.72

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Painter's Progress: An Art School Year In Twelve Lessons by Ian Simpson with Tom Robb & Fred Cuming (£22.00)Publisher: London: Guild Publishing — 1985Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. Condition: Good+ — in Good+ Dust Wrapper. Gently bruised at the spine ends and corners with commensurate ruffling to the dustwrapper. Edges of the text block lightly tanned. Spotting to the blanks. Text complete, clean and tight otherwise.Description: Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Black & White Drawings; Colour Drawings; From the cover: “To all leisure artists working at home, Painter’s Progress brings a complete year in your own private art school, a specially programmed series of twelve lessons with three experienced teachers of drawing and watercolour and oil painting. Anyone can be taught to draw and paint — this is the firm conviction of Ian Simpson and his colleagues, who have fifty years of teaching experience between them. Art is primarily about learning to see in a clear, direct way, and once the eye is trained, the hand will follow. Each lesson is designed to contain enough material for a month, but the comprehensive information in the text makes it simple to work at any speed. From the first hints on organizing a place to work, even in the smallest space, every project leads the artist through basic instructions in the three media, colour theory and the history of art to the wider fields of still life, interiors, landscapes, waterscapes and even figures and portraits. There are step-by-step projects for every lesson, detailed studies and carefully planned extra subjects, as well as unique guidance on how to look at paintings by great masters to give confidence and conviction to your own work. An invaluable reference section includes practical, back-up information on what to buy, specialized books to read, a glossary of art terms and museum collections to visit.”Notes: Size: 12" x 9". Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 520 pages. Tags: painting technique paintings techniques manuals instructions three media colour theory history art wider fields figures portraits
P&P: UK 1st £10.50. UK 2nd £9.24. EU Surface £16.86. EU Air £16.60. ROW Surface £16.86. ROW Air £31.72

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The Archaeology of Northumberland National Park by Edited by Paul Frodsham (£19.00)Publisher: Council for British Archaeology — 2004Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 1902771389]Condition: Very Good. Light reading creases to the spine. Text complete, clean and tight. A nice copy. Description: First in this, paperback, edition. Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Chronological Tables; Colour Photographs; Diagrams; Maps; Tables;

From the cover: “This attractively illustrated volume provides an accessible overview of a whole decade of fascinating archaeological discoveries within Northumberland National Park, ranging from the Mesolithic right through to recent times. The Northumberland National Park contains some of the finest archaeological landscapes in England, ranging from the grandeur of Hadrian’s Wall in the south to the extraordinary but little known prehistoric landscapes of the Cheviot Hills in the north. The chapters of this volume reflect the variety and quality of these landscapes as well as a broad picture of the ever-evolving landscape and its past inhabitants. The comprehensive introduction in Part I offers a complete chronological overview of the Park’s history and archaeology in its broadest context, whilst the case studies in Part II contain original new research by acknowledged experts.”
Notes: Size: 9¾" x 7¼". [XVIII] 382 pages. Tags: excavations archaeology england northumberland national park antiquities history region antiquties edited paul frodsham 1902771389
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 Collector's Guide to Teddy Bears by Peter Ford (£18.50)Publisher: London: The Apple Press — 1990Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 1850762228]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper very slightly rubbed at the edges with a small nick to the head of the spine. Text complete, clean and tight. Description: Illustrated by way of: Colour Photographs; Colour Drawings;

From the cover: “From its creation at the turn of the century to the present day, the teddy bear has been one of the most universally popular of toys. Today, as well as being every child’s beloved companion, it has also become a valuable collector’s item.

A COLLECTOR’s GUIDE TO TEDDY BEARS tells collectors, or would-be collectors, everything they need to know. It has information on valuing unusual or antique bears, what to look for, and where and how to buy. In addition it has detailed advice on the repair and restoration of damaged bears. It also covers a wide selection of bear-related collectables, such as automata, advertising materials and products featuring bear motifs.

Other intriguing chapters contain information about literary bears, such as Pooh and Rupert and Paddington, and on bears owned by famous people, as well as the romantic story of the birth of the first teddy bears.

Beautifully illustrated throughout with specially commissioned colour photographs, and written in a lively, readable style, this is a book not just to consult, but to treasure and enjoy.”
Notes: Size: 13" x 9¾". Grey boards with Silver titling to the Spine. 144 pages. Tags: 1850762228 teddy bears collectors collecting automated literary restoring steiff teddies arctophiles collection children toys
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
General Principles of Geology by J. F. Kirkaldy (£15.50)Publisher: Hutchinson — 1962Binding: Hardback Condition: Very Good. Spine a little faded. Discreet inscripton on fep.Description: Blue cloth with now faded gold titling on spine. Illustrated with B&W photographs. 332pp. Index. Maps. Size: 8vo Medium (9" x 5½" approx.)Tags: indurated excavated peneplain geologist alabaster cyclothem initiated direction separated principal aggregate sandstone hercynian tributary concealed intrusive ironstone watershed particles different saturated landforms siliceous hexagonal quartzite freestone impounded flagstone referring potassium silicates quarrying spasmodic ice-sheet carbonate fashioned magnesium magnesian processes intrusion destroyed fragments synclines mountains spherical deposited recession generated meltwater generally volcanoes
P&P: UK 1st £3.38. UK 2nd £2.92. EU Surface £5.16. EU Air £5.35. ROW Surface £5.16. ROW Air £9.22

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Time to Celebrate! - Food and Ideas for Parties by Anne Johnson (£14.50)Publisher: Marks & Spencer — 1999Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: B000PAWMJC]Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. DJ lightly ruffled at the head of the spine with a very small nick to same.Description: Time to Celebrate! is divided into 11 chapters, including five food and drink chapters which contain over 100 recipes. Each recipe has step-by-step instructions and is illustrated with a colour photograph. With over 230 colour photographs, Time to Celebrate! provides stylish, inspirational ideas for making invitations and gifts and throwing a themed party.Notes: Size: 11¼" x 9¾". 256 pages. Tags: parties hosting host dinner soiree enterntaining
P&P: UK 1st £6.75. UK 2nd £6.68. EU Surface £10.36. EU Air £10.35. ROW Surface £10.36. ROW Air £19.22
A Handbook of Greek & Roman Architecture Second Edition by D. S. Robertson (£14.00)Publisher: Cambridge at The University Press — 1945Binding: Hardback Condition: Good+. Gently bruised at the head, tail and corners of the binding. Pages lightly age-tanned. Prize plate to the front pastedown.Description: 2nd edition, reprinted with amendments. [First Edition: 1929] Illustrated with black and white photographs & diagrams. From the cover: “The aim of this book is to state briefly but clearly the main facts in the history of Greek, Etruscan, and Roman architecture, from the earliest times to the foundation of Constantinople, so far as they are at present known. In dealing with this vast theme my endeavour has been to keep my main narrative free from confusing detail and to direct attention to essential matters. In this part of the book I have tried to give an intelligible account of a limited number of important buildings, while in Appendix I I have tabulated chronologically, with comments, about three hundred and seventy distinct monuments. I have further relieved the text by concentrating in Appendix II almost all bibliographical information, and by compiling a Glossary of ancient and modern technical terms, which forms Appendix III. All these Appendices contain full cross-references to the text and illustrations, and the General Index takes account of the whole book, including the Appendices. In the Appendices and in most of the illustrations dimensions are given in metres, according to the general practice of scientific publications, but for the reader’s convenience those mentioned in the text of the book have been converted1 approximately into English feet. In this matter I have been at pains to ascertain the truth, but the discrepancies between good authorities and even between the text and plates of a single publication are sometimes baffling, and some dimensions could only be calculated from the scales attached to illustrations.”Notes: Size: 9¼" x 6¼". Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 407 pages. Tags: ancient architecture art classical etruscan general greece greek history italy roman rome world
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Ashes in the Mouth: The Story of the Bodyline Tour of 1932-33 by Ronald Mason (£13.00)Publisher: The Hambledon Press — 1982Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0907628311]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Gently faded at the spine of the dust wrapper, a little rubbed at the edges. Price Clipped. Leans slightly. Text complete, clean and tight. Description: Illustrated by way of: Black and White Photographs;

From the cover: “The Bodyline Tour to Australia in 1932-33 has a strong claim to have been the most dramatic Test series in the History of Cricket. England under the ruthless captaincy of Douglas Jardine and including Herbert Sutcliffe and Wally Hammond in their number, brought one of the greatest of all fast bowlers, Harold Larwood, to try and contain the most prolific batsman the game has ever known, Donald Bradman, by bowling leg theory or Bodyline. The harsh choice facing the Australian players, ringed on the leg side by fielders, was to play the ball and risk being caught or to leave it and risk it bowling or hitting them. The Third Test at Adelaide and the injuries caused there to Woodfull and Oldfield shook the cricketing world and threatened English-Australian relations. Jardine’s plan achieved its aim: Bradman was contained and England won the series — but at a cost that is still debated.

Ronald Mason, whose previous books have won him a high reputation amongst cricket writers and include biographies of Hobbs and Hammond, has used the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the tour to give a judicious and balanced account of what actually happened: why Bodyline was adopted; what it involved in practice; its impact at the time; and whether it can now be justified. This is a thrilling story splendidly told.”
Notes: Foreword or introduction by R. E. S. Wyatt. Size: 8½" x 5½". Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [X] 238 pages. Tags: cricket england history australia test matches bowling english teams with australian 1932-1933 ronald mason 0907628311 first editions firsts printings 1st
P&P: UK 1st £3.38. UK 2nd £2.92. EU Surface £5.16. EU Air £5.35. ROW Surface £5.16. ROW Air £9.22
The Piddle Valley Cookbook by ANON. (£13.00)Publisher: Barrie & Jenkins — 1978Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0214205053]Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. DJ slightly ruffled along edges. Price Clipped. Discreet previous owners inscription to ffep.Description: The Piddle Valley is in rural Dorset, the very heart of the Thomas Hardy country with deep valleys and rolling green hills, containing such villages as Plush, Piddlehinton, White Lackington and Piddletrenthide. Located in this last village is a beautiful fifteenth-century church, and it is the people of this church who have joined together to produce this book. Here are over 200 tried-and-true concoctions, which contain the very best of traditional Dorset cooking with some exotic surprises thrown in.Notes: Size: 8¾" x 5½". 128 pages. Tags: Piddlehinton Dorset cooking Piddletrenthide Lackington
P&P: UK 1st £2.84. UK 2nd £2.52. EU Surface £3.86. EU Air £4.10. ROW Surface £3.86. ROW Air £6.72
The Poems of William Dunbar by H. Bellyse Baildon (£12.50)Publisher: Cambridge University Press — 1907Binding: Hardback First Edition. Condition: Good. A reasonable reading copy only. Gently bruised at head & tail of spine and corners, a little faded, with fraying at the head and tail of the spine. Bookplate to the pastedown. Pages lightly age-tanned. Edges of the textblock lightly tanned.Description: From the introduction: “The object of the present edition of the great Scottish poet William Dunbar is to bring his works within easy reach of all serious students and lovers of what is best in our literature. And the desirability, we may almost say the necessity, for such an edition arises from the fact that the existing admirable library editions — that of the Scottish Text Society, that of The Imperial Academy of Sciences, Vienna (Professor Schipper), and David Laing’s edition, excellent, in its time, but now largely superseded — are now all difficult and costly to procure, and contain either far more or, occasionally, rather less than is necessary or desirable for the purposes of the present volume.”Notes: Size: 7¾" x 5". Brown boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 395 pages. Tags: scottish text society scottish poet william dunbar asloan bannatyne maitland reidpath andrews’ university east lothian gospatrick canmore scottish court haddington sacred poems lollard doctrine james sauchie lord bothwell imbassatouris france royal epithalamium flodden rabelaisian humour
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Vegetables by Anon. (£12.50)Publisher: Time-Life Books — 1996Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0705435121]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Description: Illustrated by way of: Colour Photographs;

From the cover: “Where would the culinary arts be without vegetables? In all shapes, colours, textures and flavours, their variety seems endless and is growing all the time as more and more exotic kinds reach our shops and tallies. And the variety of vegetables is matched by their amazing versatility. This hook contains a selection of recipes from all over the world which have vegetables as their main ingredients. Some contain meat, fish or game, hut many are vegetarian, while others can he prepared leaving out the meat or fish without significant loss to the dish.

There are traditional dishes from individual countries, which have largely come about through local availability of produce and climatic conditions. In southern Italy, for example, vegetables are the mainstay of the diet and unusual specialities have arisen, such as Radicchio Risotto and Cardoon with Tomato Sauce. Other dishes are common to many countries, such as Cauliflower Gratin, which is represented here in a version found in Germany. And there are recipes using techniques from different regions, such as the Far Eastern stir-fry method which is particularly good for vegetables as it retains so much of their flavour and texture.

The recipes range through all kinds of vegetables, from aubergines and avocado to the humble potato and reel cabbage, and they cover the whole range of cuisine, from light snacks to satisfying main courses. All the recipes have one thing in common: the delicious flavour of fresh vegetable produce.”
Notes: Size: 11" x 8½". Pictorial boards. In the World's 100 Best Recipes series. 215 pages. Tags: pan-fried vegetables with eggs vegetable-stuffed pancake rolls okra peppers and tomatoes fried aubergine olives beetroot orange sauce green asparagus stilton gratin swe orn chanterelles bacon beans chive cream radicchio risotto quiche cauliflower braised fennel red meals without meat cooking soups pies casseroles desserts stocks accompaniments sauces salads dressings bakes pasta rice dishes flours pastas vegetable peas lentils dried soya root potatoes carrots onions leeks salad lettuce cress radishes sultanas raisins figs dates proteins anon 0705435121 world best recipes first editions firsts printings 1st
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Forgotten Voices of the Great War by Max Arthur (£11.50)Publisher: Book People — 2002Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. A little shelfwear at head and tail of spine otherwise a very well presented copy.Description: From the cover: “In 1972 a team of academics and archivists from the imperial war museum set about the momentous task of tracing ordinary men and women who had lived through one of the most harrowing periods of modern history, the First World War. Veterans from Britain, Germany, America, Australia and Canada were interviewed in detail about their day-to-day experiences on and off the front. The archive has grown to be one of the most important of its kind in the world and provides a unique account of life during the Great War. These tapes, some of which have rested unheard for decades, contain the forgotten voices of a generation no longer with us. Now over thirty years on, after hundreds of hours in the archive, author Max Arthur has created this remarkable, landmark history of the First World War.”Notes: Foreword or introduction by Sir Martin Gilbert. Size: 8" x 5½". 326 pages. Tags: combined-arms dellmensingen meuse-argonne straussenburg passchendaele ersatz-reserv anti-semitism expeditionary skoda-porsche porokovskikov flamethrowers propagandist joseph-simon intelligence organization conscription anglo-french saint-mihiel etain-verdun yarde-buller disadvantage negotiations transylvania saint-hubert verdun-paris mobilization tagliamento philippines grandmaison rennenkampf minenwerfer knobelsdorf jean-joseph wissembourg switzerland wurttemberg verdun-metz bethincourt tirailleurs mangiennes malancourt saint-gond aubreville barrenkopf ludendorff propaganda bar-le-duc balfourier maximilian offensives montfaucon
P&P: UK 1st £3.92. UK 2nd £2.30. EU Surface £6.46. EU Air £6.60. ROW Surface £6.46. ROW Air £11.72

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From A Collector by ANON. (£11.50)Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson — 1965Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dustwrapper. Dustwrapper very slightly rubbed at the edges. Edges of the textblock lightly tanned. Price Clipped. Previous owner’s inscription to the title page. Tanning to the endpapers. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: Illustrated with black and white photographs. From the flap: “While sale-room prices for antiques continue to soar, there remain many fields where the collector of limited resources can with both pleasure and profit pursue objects of beauty and interest. The articles which make up this collection are taken from the well-known weekly antique collecting column in The Times, and contain many suggestions of new lines for the collector. The scope of the book is wide, and it will be a rare reader indeed who does not find some new inspiration to goad him into fresh hunts of the shops and arcades.”Notes: Jacket designed by John Curtis. Size: 8¾" x 5¾". Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 125 pages. Tags: decorative tiles photo engraving huys castle cork papier mache tray book fore-edge painting nutmeg grater food warmers silver spice dredgers lemon squeezers tea caddies cream jug samuel meriton knives late sixteenth century salt cellar egg frame italian fish trowels queen anne chocolate pot eighteenth-century sugar tongs cider glass orange ship’s decanters
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Seeing Things: A Second Handbook of Religious Education with Suggestions for Visual Aids and Activities by A. J. [Arthur James] Watts (£11.50)Publisher: Society For Promoting Christian Knowledge — 1959Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Condition: Very Good — in Poor Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with tears to the top edge and a generally grubby appearance. Knocked at the tail of the spine. Price Clipped. Edges of the text block lightly spotted. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: From the cover: “The Reverend A. J. Watts, Director of Education in the Diocese of Oxford, is not only an expert educationist; he is also a teacher of genius who has made particularly his own the whole field of pictorial methods in teaching, commonly called "visual aids". His previous book, No New Thing, has been a bestseller for ten years; and his series of seven teaching filmstrips, The Catechism (employing the same diagrammatic technique), is proving equally popular and valuable.

Seeing Things, like its predecessor, is a Handbook of Religious Education, containing numerous suggestions for charts, diagrams, and other pictorial activities as a medium of instruction. The earlier chapters, addressed mainly to the teacher, use the diagrammatic method to illustrate the new educational set-up, the opportunities for religious instruction in schools, and other matters of educational and theological interest. Later chapters provide a detailed application of this visual method to the actual work of the classroom and contain fascinating teaching material based on the subject matter of the syllabus.”
Notes: Foreword or introduction by The Bishop of Oxford. Size: 10" x 6¼". Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XIV] 210 pages. Tags: aids and audio-visual church education england religion religious study teaching visual
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That's Entertaining by Richard Cawley (£11.50)Publisher: Headline — 1990Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0747201692]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper.Description: From the cover: “Polished dining tables, sparkling crystal and Mother’s best china — TV cook Richard Cawley shows that you need none of these to entertain family and friends, enjoyably, affordably and stylishly.

Whether you are a novice in the kitchen, or an experienced cook looking for new ideas, Richard Cawley’s exciting new book offers sensible advice, fun ideas and delicious recipes for everything from a gourmet vegetarian dinner party or Christmas lunch with a difference to an unusual children’s birthday party and a barbecue on a budget for a hundred. Some of the ‘menus’ are those seen on television; most of them are completely new and different.

Richard’s philosophy of entertaining, based on his own experiences (and mistakes), is incredibly straightforward: a party, whether for two people or for a hundred and two, should give equal pleasure to both host and guests. In this book, he details how this ideal of successful entertaining can be achieved by anyone through thorough preparation and planning, imaginative table setting and unusual but simple food. Follow his advice and panicking in the kitchen as the guests arrive should become a thing of the past. Follow his recipes and your guests will be clamouring at the door for more!

Lavishly illustrated with photographs and drawings which are not only beautiful to look at but contain practical points, That’s Entertaining is both a precise manual on the art of entertaining and a cook book to be cooked from and enjoyed. As witty and stylish as its creator, That’s Entertaining is a book that no budding host or hostess can afford to be without.”
Notes: Illustrated by James Murphy (Photos.) & Andrew Whittle (Drawings). Size: 10" x 7¾". Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 136 pages. Tags: cookery cooking food international recipes
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The Garden Letters by Elspeth & MADDOCKS, Judy Bradbury (£11.50)Publisher: Polestar — 2000Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 1896095062]Condition: Near Fine. Wraps a little creased otherwise a very well presented copy.Description: Illustrated with line drawings. The letters contain gardening tips and suggestions, but they also contain reflections on day-to-day living that we can all relate. 255pp. Bibliography. Size: 4to Crown (9¾" x 7½") Jacket Designed by Jim Brennan.Tags: Seasons Gardens 1896095062
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The Hot Zone by Richard Preston (£11.50)Publisher: Doubleday — 1994Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0385406312]Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. DJ slightly ruffled at the edges. Edges of the textblock lightly spotted. Pages lightly age-tanned.Description: From the cover: “Deep in the rain forests of tropical Africa are areas that bioscientists have named Hot Zones. Remote from human civilizations, they are breeding grounds where lethal, highly infectious viruses mutate and grow. As man destroys the tropical wildernesses of the world, upsetting nature’s balance, these previously unknown deadly viruses are jumping from the wreckage and entering human populations. Richard Preston re-creates in brilliant and chilling detail the appalling drama that unfolded among the team of American laboratory workers and scientists who discovered the virus in the monkey house and struggled desperately to contain it,”Notes: Size: 9½" x 6¼". Black boards with Silver titling to the Spine. 336 pages. Tags: ebola marburg viruses imported monkeys micro organisms western kenya pathologist reston biohazard operation biohazard kitum cave virologist chemturion space suit containment areas lethal transmission infectious agent filovirus immunodeficiency kinshasa highway mayinga biology racal suit simian haemorrhagic fever tropical africa
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An A-Z of Food and Wine in Plain English by Tom & Frances Bissell (£10.50)Publisher: Macmillan — 1999Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0333741315]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper very slightly rubbed at the edges. Edges of the text block lightly tanned, with slight rippling to the leading edge, which extends onto the margins of the leaves. Text complete, clean and tight otherwise.Description: From the cover: “The marriage of food and wine should be straightforward. But decades of complicated ‘wine speak’, with its vocabulary of leathery’, ‘cedary’, and ‘jammy’, have bewildered us. And the remarkable variety of ingredients increasingly available today makes the decision of what to drink with our food ever more difficult. Here, at last, is the solution. Food and cookery writer Frances Bissell and her wine-lover husband, Tom, guide us through a delicious encyclopaedia of tastes and textures, asking the simple question: ‘Would we choose a bottle of wine to go with this, and, if so, what would it be?’ In alphabetical order the entries range from abalone to zampone, taking in bouillabaisse and daube de boeuf, gammon and garbure, pasta in its many variations, rabbit and Roquefort, tapas and tandoori. Most entries contain examples of tried and trusted combinations and suggestions designed to encourage the reader to explore further. At the end of each section, there are recipes for some of the authors’ favourite dishes. Beautifully designed and illustrated, authoritative, and full of sound advice, this is not only the perfect kitchen companion, but also an ideal reference book for anyone interested in food and wine.”Notes: Size: 10" x 7¾". Yellow boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 242 pages. Tags: abalone aims alphabetical authors beverages cookery cooking drink ends entries evaluation favourites guidebooks guiding handbooks making manuals maze rabbit range readers recipes reference roquefort sensory spirits tandoori tapas tastes textures wines works zampone
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Seasonable Weather by Lionel P. Smith (£10.50)Publisher: George Allen & Unwin — 1968Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Condition: Very Good — in Poor Dust Wrapper. Edges of the dust wrapper frayed with a triangular tear, and a shorter closed tear, to the head of the upper panel. Price Clipped. Gently bruised at the head, tail and corners of the binding. Previous owners' inscription to the first blank. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: Illustrated with black and white photographs. From the cover: “The weather is always news. It enters into all our lives and dictates many of our actions. This present volume not only reviews the British weather since 1850, but takes a much wider view of the weather as a whole and of our attitude towards it. Myths and folk lore are analysed in the light of the weather records of the past century, and while many ‘old wives tales’ are shown to be pure fiction, others are seen to contain at least a modicum of truth.

A unique feature of this book is the series of photographic records of flowers such as snowdrops and daffodils, and trees such as the chestnut and the beech. These plants were photographed on a particular day every year for thirty years, and show how the varying nature of past seasons has affected our gardens.

The author is widely known as a writer and broadcaster, and at present holds the highest international post in his subject — the presidency of the Commission for Agricultural Meteorology in the World Meteorological Organization, a United Nations Technical agency. He gives us here the answers to such questions as: Were Victorian summers always sunny? and does a mild winter mean a wet summer?, and also a totally fascinating record of the British weather, the temperate nature of which may, after all, be its redeeming feature.”
Notes: Jacket designed by Eric Ayers. Size: 10" x 7½". Blue boards with Silver titling to the Spine. 146 pages. Tags: adjustments ages air-trap albedo alidade altimeter altitude altocumulus altostratus analogues analysis anemobiagraph anemogram anemometers anemometry anticyclones appearance assessment atmosphere atmospheric auroral azimuth babometee balance ballot’s bar barogram barograph barometers beaufort besson’s biennial boundary breezes britain brunt bulb buys centres charts circulation cirrostratus classification clear-air climate climatic climatological clocks clouds cobrections code
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Short Cuts for Busy Dressmakers by Ann Ladbury (£10.50)Publisher: B. T. Batsford — 1980Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0713418117]Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ.Description: Illustrated with B&W photographs and diagrams. From the cover: “From the outset, Ann Ladbury aims to save time which can then be spent on other activities. In the first part of the book there is a section on what to choose in the way of pattern and fabric to ensure that time-wasting processes are avoided This is followed by standard style features such as waists, hems, seams and edges — but all contain many tips and new ideas on how to complete them quickly, yet still achieve a good result. There is even a quick way of doing appliqué. The second section of the book is devoted to simple designs that can be made in a few hours, all using the quick construction methods described in part one.”Notes: Illustrated by Jil Shipley. Size: 10" x 7½". Brown boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 144 pages. Tags: machine stitching buttonholes buttons seams darts necklines collars zips fastenings edges hems facings interfacing caftan appliqué knitted fabrics velcro elastic shell hem scallops braid seam stitching tailor unpicking stitches combination stitches
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The Healing Foods by Patricia & HURLEY, Judith Benn Hausman (£10.50)Publisher: Rodale Pres — 1989Binding: Hardback [ISBN: 0878578129]Condition: Near Fine.Description: Beans, berries, and bread. Figs, fish, and garlic. What do these foods have in common? The power to heal.More than 70 foods contain key nutrients that can help ease an assortment of ills - from arthritis to wounds. But their power doesn't stop there. Many of these can actually help prevent annoying and even devastating health problems, like angina or osteoporosis. And much, much more.The link between food and health - it's all here in The Healing foods.Tags: Healing, foods, health
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Thomas Wolfe Three Decades of Criticism by Edited by Leslie A. Field (£10.50)Publisher: UL — 1969Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. Edges of DJ showing very slight shelf wear.Description: So much has been written about Wolfe the man that critics have overlooked the small but significent body of solid criticism that has emerged from 1935 to 1965. This entire collection is devoted to such criticism. Its twenty-three essays by major critics, writers, and scholars contain material both laudatory and hostile.Tags: Wolfe, criticism, literature
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Change & Decay: The Future of Our Churches by Marcus Binney & Peter Burman (£9.50)Publisher: Studio Vista — 1977Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0289707757]Condition: Very Good. Light reading creases to the spine. A little faded at the spine and on to the margins of the wrappers. Edges of the text block lightly tanned. Previous owners' inscription to the first blank. Description: First in this, paperback, edition. Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Facsimiles; Diagrams; Plans;

From the cover: “What is happening to your church ? Has it been closed? Or demolished? Can you be sure that this is not about to happen? Has the communion plate been sold? Is the interior about to be reordered to fit in with new ideas of worship? Do you know that the monuments in the church are often as important as the paintings in a gallery? That many churchyards are the oldest and often the only uncultivated grassland in the area containing many rare species of flora?

Yet churches everywhere are falling into decay and disuse. The Church of England alone declared 592 churches redundant between 1968 and 1976. Nonconformist chapels are closing at an even faster rate, particularly in Wales. Half of the churches in Scotland are threatened with closure in the next twenty-five years. Countryside and city, Anglican, Catholic and Nonconformist are all equally subject to the gathering momentum of this despoliation.

The loss does not just affect churchgoers. Our churches are a vital part of our national heritage; they are often fine and important pieces of architecture, and always contain something of value — be it a metalwork screen, elegant pews, ceramic tiles, plate, monuments, or just a fascinating graveyard. Up until the present day churches were built as the focal point of the village or high street, and their destruction or transformation entails a change in the character of the whole community. Even the meanest Victorian church is an asset we cannot afford to lose.

Change and Decay has been specially compiled by the organizers of the 1977 exhibition. Contributions from prominent churchmen and lay experts examine the reasons underlying the loss of churches — rarely just a necessary concomitant to declining congregations — and address the conflicting solutions proposed: conservation or preservation, partial or total adaptation, or alternative use. No easy solution can be proposed, but what emerges is a crisis that nobody concerned with our environment can ignore.”
Notes: Size: 9¾" x 7½". 190 pages. Tags: 9780289707753 architecture and town planning church great britain conservation restoration churches buildings art mutilation defacement redundant 0905209087 ecclesiastical cathedrals british isles marcus binney peter burman 0289707757
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Heaven's Gate and Other Poems by N. C. Raad (£9.50)Publisher: Jonathan Cape — 1928Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Condition: Good — in Poor Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with loss at the spine ends, tips and edges and a scribble to the upper panel. Price Clipped. Previous owners' inscription (numeral 6) to the first blank. Edges of the text block lightly spotted. Text complete, clean and tight but a little age-tanned, heavier tanning to the blanks, and offset to two pages from a slip laid in at some point.Description: From the cover: “THESE poems, with a few exceptions, were composed between the years 1923 and 1928, and contain some of Mr. Raad’s most beautiful and characteristic work. In addition to the sonnet form, which was employed exclusively in Life and Love, other lyrical forms are introduced, and the collection as a whole, for variety both of subject and metre, represents, perhaps, the poet at his best. To those unacquainted with Mr. Raad’s verse, this offers as good an introduction as could be desired.”Notes: Size: 8" x 5¾". Light Brown boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 95 pages. Tags: acrostic alliteration ambiguity anthologies aristotle’s assonance bard biblical canzone cinquain couplet diction doggerel drama dramatic effects elegy epic evocative fable ghazal haiku hymns incantatory irony jintishi limerick lines literary lyricist lyrics metaphor meter metonymy metrical narrative nursery ode onomatopoeia ottava pantoum patterns poems poetics poetry poets prose prosody qualities regular rhyme rhyming rima rondeau ruba’I satirical scansion sijo simile sonnet speech stanzas symbolism tanka terza traditions uses verse versifier villanelle
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Nature In The West Country by S.A Manning (£9.50)Publisher: Worlds Wor — 1979Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0437095029]Condition: Very Good. Wraps a little dog-eared.Description: Somerset, Devon and Cornwall are three of the lovely counties of England. The rich variety of flora and fauna makes it an exiting haven for the naturalist. These three counties contain an amazing variety of habitats for wild life with many square miles of moors, rich farmland, woodland, and marshes and along coastline. Illustrated With Colour And Mono Photos
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The Illustrated Book of Garden Flowers: Illustrations by B. E. Nicholson from Specimens Mainly Selected by Michael Wallis by E. B. Anderson, Margery Fish, A. P. Balfour, Michael Wallis & Valerie Finnis (£9.50)Publisher: Oxford University Press — 1973Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. Condition: Good+ — in Good+ Dust Wrapper. Gently bruised at the head of the spine and top corners with commensurate ruffling to the dust wrapper. Price Clipped. Edges of the text block lightly spotted. Previous owners' inscription to the first blank. Text complete, clean and tight but a little age-tanned with some spotting.Description: Illustrated by way of: Colour Drawings; Diagrams;

From the cover: “This is a companion volume to THE OXFORD BOOK OF WILD FLOWERS. It has 96 coloured plates, and the facing text pages describe the flowers on the plate, explain their culture, and include notes on other related plants. There is also a section at the end on various garden topics such as ‘What to grow in a shady bed or on a north wall’; garden soils; miniature gardens and window boxes; and an index. The arrangement of the book is seasonal. It begins in the New Year with pages on winter-flowering shrubs, and early bulbs and herbs. It follows on with pages of annuals, herbaceous plants, shrubs, rock plants, roses, and bulbs, until in the late autumn it ends with berrying shrubs and everlasting flowers. The plants in each picture are chosen to show which flowers open together and require similar treatment, vital facts in laying plans for future planting. Though intended for the beginner who will find in its pages the easy and popular plants, most pages contain something less usual to help extend his knowledge; and only the most hardened expert will fail to find something he has not seen before among the 500-odd subjects illustrated.”
Notes: Illustrated by B. E. Nicholson. Size: 9¾" x 7". Blue boards with Pink titling to the Spine. [VII] 207 pages. Tags: plants ornamental pictorial works flowers gardens flowering illustrations flower gardening anderson margery fish balfour michael wallis valerie finnis nicholson barbara
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The Mathematical Recreations of Lewis Carroll: Pillow Problems and a Tangled Tale by Lewis Carroll [Charles L. Dodgson] (£9.50)Publisher: Dover Publications — 1958Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0486204936]Condition: Very Good. Description: From the cover: “Virtually unobtainable for many years, these two books by Lewis Carroll (C. L. Dodgson} have now been reprinted in their entirety for the pleasure of modern enthusiasts of mathematical puzzles. Written by the 19th century mathematician who gave us “Alice in Wonderland” and “Through the Looking Glass”, they contain an unusual combination of wit and mathematical intricacy that will test your mathematical ingenuity and provide hours of stimulating entertainment.

“Pillow-Problems” is one of the rarest of all Lewis Carroll’s works. It contains 72 mathematical posers ranging from those that can be solved by arithmetic, simple algebra or plane geometry, to those that require more advanced algebra, trigonometry, algebraical geometry, differential calculus and transcendental probabilities. Both numerical answers and fully worked out solutions are given, each in a separate section so that you can test your methods of problem-solving even after you have looked up the answer to a problem.

In “A Tangled Tale”, Carroll embodies some of his most perplexing mathematical puzzles in the ten knots or chapters of a delightful story which has all the charm and wit of his better-known works. The Tale was originally printed as a monthly magazine serial, and many readers sent in solutions to the problems that were posed in it. In the long Appendix to the Tale that contains the answers and solutions to the problems, Carroll uses the answers sent in by readers as the basis for illuminating and entertaining discussions of the many wrong ways in which the problems can be attacked, as well as the right ways.”
Notes: Size: 8" x 5¼". Tags: mathematical recreations logic symbolic lewis carroll charles dodgson 0486204936
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Food Science, Nutrition and Health by Brian A. Fox; Allen G. Cameron; (£7.50)Publisher: Edward Arnold — 1993Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0340496754]Condition: Good. A pleasant enough reading copy. Upper wrapper and first few pages creased at the top corner. Leans slightly. Previous owners' inscription to the first blank.Description: 5th Edition. From the cover: “The study of food and nutrition has become increasingly sophisticated with the development of the food industry over recent years. There is now growing interest and knowledge of the relationship between diet and health and disease. This new edition of a popular text has been rewritten and updated to reflect the changing attitudes towards healthy eating, placing considerable emphasis on what constitutes healthy eating rather than just analysing food to discover what nutrients it contains. The authors still provide a comprehensive account of nutrients and the foods which contain them, covering elementary chemistry, biochemistry and physiology relevant to the practical applications of Food Science. Nutritional guidelines for healthy eating, as recommended by bodies such as the National Advisory Committee on Nutritional Education (NACNE, 1983) are fully explained. The use of food additives (including E numbers), methods of cooking, food spoilage, food poisoning and food preservation are covered, along with new chapters on fruit and vegetables, and drink, including alcoholic drink. The emphasis on nutrition and health makes this text interesting and valuable reading for all concerned with the production, cooking and preservation of food, and the need for a healthier diet.”Notes: Size: C Format (8½" x 5¼"). 408 pages. Tags: accessible acids additives amino analysis beverages biochemistry britain carbohydrates chemical clinical colloids composition contaminants cookery cooking dairy designed dietary dietetics dieting diets digestion disease drink eating enzymes foods functions groups health healthy humans hygiene lipids medical metabolism methods microbiology mineral nature nutrients nutrition nutritional physiological poisoning preservation proteins reference requirements spoilage suitable technology values vegetables vitamins
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The Alternative Holiday Guide to Exploring Nature In The Wilds of Europe by Julia Cremona; Robert Chote; (£7.00)Publisher: Ashford Press — 1988Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 1852530596]Condition: Very Good. Pages lightly age-tanned, slightly heavier at the margins.Description: From the cover: “The Alternative Holiday Guides provide all the relevant facts and details needed for your chosen holiday pursuit. The Guides look at specific activities rather than holiday centres and contain useful ideas for schedules, destinations, dos and don’ts and local information. Exploring Nature in the Wilds of Europe is full of valuable advice on planning an exploration trip for anything from a family holiday to a field trip or a full-blown major expedition. The authors are highly-experienced, well-travelled expedition leaders and they offer here the many lessons learnt on their travels. This includes detailed advice on camping, accommodation, vehicles and transport, clothing, food and cooking, health, money, insurance, photography and local sources of information. They also give valuable insights into the customs and cultures of each area. Also included are many accounts of actual expedition experiences. Locations covered include The Western Isles of Scotland, Ireland, Norway, Spain and France.”Notes: Size: C Format (8½" x 5¼"). 268 pages. Tags: information guidebooks activities practical handbooks history natural western manuals europe nature study
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The Geology of the Church Stretton Area by J. E. Wright (£7.00)Publisher: H.M.S.O. — 1968Binding: Paperback Condition: Good. An acceptable reading copy only. Wraps rubbed at the edges, a little faded. Text bright and tight.Description: First in this edition. Illustrated with maps and tables.Notes: Size: B Format (5¼"x 7¾"). Tags: indurated excavated peneplain geologist alabaster cyclothem initiated direction separated principal aggregate sandstone hercynian tributary concealed intrusive ironstone watershed particles different saturated landforms siliceous hexagonal quartzite freestone impounded flagstone referring potassium silicates quarrying spasmodic ice-sheet carbonate fashioned magnesium magnesian processes intrusion destroyed fragments synclines mountains spherical deposited recession generated meltwater generally volcanoes
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Forgotten Voices of the Great War by Max Arthur (£6.00)Publisher: Ebury Press — 2003Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 9780091888879]Condition: Near Fine.Description: From the cover: “In 1972 a team of academics and archivists from the imperial war museum set about the momentous task of tracing ordinary men and women who had lived through one of the most harrowing periods of modern history, the First World War. Veterans from Britain, Germany, America, Australia and Canada were interviewed in detail about their day-to-day experiences on and off the front. The archive has grown to be one of the most important of its kind in the world and provides a unique account of life during the Great War. These tapes, some of which have rested unheard for decades, contain the forgotten voices of a generation no longer with us. Now over thirty years on, after hundreds of hours in the archive, author Max Arthur has created this remarkable, landmark history of the First World War.”Notes: Size: B Format (Approx. 5¼" x 7¾"). Tags: combined-arms dellmensingen meuse-argonne straussenburg passchendaele ersatz-reserv anti-semitism expeditionary skoda-porsche porokovskikov flamethrowers propagandist joseph-simon intelligence organization conscription anglo-french saint-mihiel etain-verdun yarde-buller disadvantage negotiations transylvania saint-hubert verdun-paris mobilization tagliamento philippines grandmaison rennenkampf minenwerfer knobelsdorf jean-joseph wissembourg switzerland wurttemberg verdun-metz bethincourt tirailleurs mangiennes malancourt saint-gond aubreville barrenkopf ludendorff propaganda bar-le-duc balfourier maximilian offensives montfaucon
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Ramage by Dudley Pope (£4.00)Publisher: Fontana/Collins — 1979Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0006155480]Condition: Good. A pleasant enough reading copy. Notably rubbed at the outside edges of the cover and spine. Pages lightly age-tanned.Description: From the cover: “Raiding Party… The special orders come direct from Nelson himself, and contain news of a mission close to young Lieutenant Ramage’s heart. In a daring foray, under the very nose of the French Mediterranean fleet, he is to sail his tiny cutter close into the Italian shore and rescue a party of stranded aristocrats from Napoleon’s fast-advancing army. He does not know that one of them, the beautiful Marchesa di Volterra, will soon capture his heart…”Notes: Jacket designed by Paul Wright. Size: A Format (7" x 4½"). 288 pages. Tags: battleship adventures destroyers submarine seafaring maritime merchant cruisers novellas nautical sailing fiction battles cruiser frigate warship torpedo stories novels vessel marine dinghy liner naval ships craft ship boat sea
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Seasonal Scoff by ANON. (£3.50)Publisher: The Warwickshire Association of Youth Clubs — 1979Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0950138924]Condition: Very Good. A slightly dog-eared copy.Description: A Collection Of Seasonal Recipes.Notes: Illustrated by Judi Jennings. Foreword or introduction by The Hon. Angus Ogilvy. Size: A Format (7" x 4½"). 152 pages. Tags: starters main courses puddings bain-marie saucepans contain sauces gall julienne strips macerate marinade ramekin pare sauté soused pickled savoury dishes cooked
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