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Power Electronics: Converters, Applications, and Design by Ned Mohan, Tore M. Undeland & William P. Robbins (£69.00)Publisher: Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons — 2003Binding: Hardback [ISBN: 0471226939]Condition: Near Fine. CD-Rom to pocket inside the front cover unopened. Description: 3rd, media enhanced, edition. Illustrated by way of: Graphs; Diagrams; Tables;

From the cover: “Offering step-by-step, in-depth coverage, the Third Edition of Power Electronics: Converters, Applications, and Design provides a cohesive presentation of power electronics fundamentals for applications and design in the power range of 500 kW or less.

The text describes a variety of practical and emerging power electronic converters made feasible by the new generation of power semiconductor devices. The new edition is now enhanced with a new CD-ROM, complete with PSpice-based examples, a new magnetics design program, and PowerPoint slides.”
Notes: Size: 10¼" x 7¼". Pictorial boards. [XVII] 802 pages. Tags: power electronics electric current converters communications engineering electrical semiconductors technology resources education counselling career development 0471226939 9780471226932 621.317
P&P: UK 1st £7.50. UK 2nd £6.68. EU Surface £11.66. EU Air £11.60. ROW Surface £11.66. ROW Air £21.72
Military Aircraft Markings by Peter R. March (£53.50)Publisher: Ian Allan — 1996Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0711024251]Condition: Very Good.Description: Illustrated with black and white photographs.Notes: Size: B Format (7¾" x 5¼"). In the Ian Allan ABC series. 176 pages. Tags: maintenance/support forward-looking countermeasures anti-ballistic reconnaissance air-to-surface 9780711024250 abbreviations british-based anti-surface air-launched organization code-letters surveillance observation cross-check battlefield operational helicopters limitation electronic navigation air-to-air helicopter insurgency reference strategic anti-ship airforces pilotless squadrons infra-red platform aircraft atlantic detector maritime analysis european markings military location airborne tactical magnetic warplane overseas historic usn/usmc take-off squadron
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Putting Strategy to Work by Eddie Obeng (£35.00)Publisher: Pitman — 1996Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0273602659]Condition: Very Good+ — in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper very slightly rubbed at the edges.Description: Examines the main areas of knowledge required to ensure your success, covering all the techniques for successful program management.Notes: Foreword or introduction by Eddie Obenn. 237 pages. Tags: differentiation internalization people-embodied diversification customer-based identification attractiveness product-market classification small-business organizational transformation implementation value-creating interpretation supportability recommendation responsibility sustainability administrative research-based organization's configuration institutional determination specification expropriation brainstorming technological opportunities disadvantages contingencies understanding duplicability collaboration reconfiguring effectiveness uncertainties proliferation globalization discontinuity communication vulnerability process-based relationships participation substitution facilitation value-adding interrelated expectations
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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Tip of the Spear: U.S. Navy Carrier Units and Operations 1974-2000 by Rick Morgan (£35.00)Publisher: Atglen: Schiffer Military History — 2007Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 9780764325854]Condition: Very Good+ — in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper. Description: Illustrated by way of: Colour Photographs; Diagrams; Maps; Tables;Notes: Jacket designed by Robert Biondi. Size: 11¼" x 8¾". Matching Pictorial boards. 247 pages. Tags: carriers carrier cvw fighter squadrons attack strike-fighter vfa airborne warning logistics vaw vrc electronic warfare tanking vaq vak photo-recon rvah vfp anti-submarine sea control helicopter marine
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The Portable MBA in Strategy by Liam Fahey; Robert M. Randall; (£30.50)Publisher: John Wiley & Sons — 2001Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 0471197084]Condition: Very Good — in Good+ Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper a little rubbed at the edges with a short closed tear to the head of the lower panel. Edges of the text block lightly tanned. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: 2nd Edition. From the cover: “The ultimate goal for all managers is to enable their organization to thrive in the marketplace — to produce offerings that customers value highly and to outperform the competition according to key metrics. The Portable MBA in Strategy, Second Edition arms you with the critical knowledge you need to make the choices that will attract and retain the most valuable customers, to experiment and adapt rapidly in continuously changing markets, and to position your organization advantageously for the future. Featuring contributions from internationally recognized leaders in strategic thought and practice, this fully updated Second Edition reflects the remarkable impact of e-business on all commercial activity, reveals the new opportunities and risks facing small business, and presents the latest methods of strategic analysis and implementation for domestic and global businesses. This unique resource offers a clear, practical guide to leading-edge strategic management practices, explains the strategic manager’s tasks and objectives, and shows how management techniques such as scenario planning can be used to develop the foresight and insight necessary for short- and long-term wealth creation in a competitive, unpredictable business environment.”Notes: Size: 10¼" x 7¼". Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 414 pages. Tags: differentiation internalization people-embodied diversification customer-based identification attractiveness product-market classification small-business organizational transformation implementation value-creating interpretation supportability recommendation responsibility sustainability administrative research-based organization's configuration institutional determination specification expropriation brainstorming technological opportunities disadvantages contingencies understanding duplicability collaboration reconfiguring effectiveness uncertainties proliferation globalization discontinuity communication vulnerability process-based relationships participation substitution facilitation value-adding interrelated expectations
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Fundamentals of Electronics by Douglas R. Malcolm (£29.00)Publisher: Breton — 1987Binding: Hardback [ISBN: 0534064086]Condition: Good+. Snagged at the head of the spine, remnants of sticker to the upper board. Previous owners inscription to pastedown. Text bright and tight.Description: Second Edition. An introduction to active electronic components for students enrolled in electronics training. The presentation of material is suited for associate-degree programs on the post-secondary level or for technical-level instruction in vocational/technical high schools. Preparation for this material should include the study of dc/ac fundamentals, as well as an understanding of basic electronics mathematics. Since the text contains an extensive amount of circuitry found in all fields of electronics, it should prove especially useful to individuals undergoing training in service-technology electronics.Notes: Size: 9½" x 7½". 452 pages. Tags: telecommunications transformer-type photoelectricity characteristics semiconductors rectification electron-beam photoelectron stabilization microfaceting semiconductor transmission spectroscopy introduction oscillators illustrated common-core electronics solid-state oscillatory electronic microprobe conduction television technology techniques analytical waveguides deflection amplifiers rectifiers stabilizer transients modulation rectifier equalizer recording injection microchip engineers detection full-wave electrons frequency circuits computing electric electron circuits computer magnetic
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High Noon on the Electronic Frontier by Edited by Peter Ludlow (£24.00)Publisher: MIT Press — 1996Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 9780262621038]Condition: Very Good. Upper wrap notably curled.Description: Conceptual Issues in Cyberspace. Nowhere has the challenge of thinking rigorously and clearly been greater than it has in cyberspace - what John Perry Barlow first called "the Electronic Frontier." Here we have a whole new mode of communications, of interaction, and of action itself - how are we to map our understandings of law, ethics, psychology, and the social order to this new arena of human behaviour? In this book Peter Ludlow takes an important first step by assembling a multitude of perspectives on this question and the many issues it raises.Notes: Size: 9" x 6". 536 pages. Tags: social order ethics law psychology communications cyberspace interaction
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
B737 Technical Bulletins by ANON. (£23.00)Publisher: Unstated — 1978Binding: Paperback Condition: Good. Previous owners inscription to to the upper cover.Description: Appears to be a folder-binding of a Britannia Airways collection of technical bulletins dated during 1989 for the Boeing 737. C. Sharples – Deputy it chief pilot and – writes the foreword. Covers areas such as: Overweight Landings; Tyre Shredding; A/C Differences – G-BGNW (Re-Issued); A/C Differences – G-BGYJ Onwards; emergency Equipment (Re-Issued); B737 Radio Altimeter Fail Flag Above 2,500 feet; Flight Deck Electronic Clock; A/C Differences – G-BMMZ/TZ-ADL (Re-Issued); JT8D-15 Low Idle Start;Tags: overweight landings tyre shredding differences g-bgnw re-issued g-bgyj onwards emergency equipment b737 radio altimeter fail flag above feet flight deck electronic clock anon
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Elementary Typing and Office Practice by Florence Lockey (£23.00)Publisher: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons — 1948Binding: Hardback Condition: Poor. Boards scuffed and soiled. Hinge starting at title page. Pages very gently age-tanned. Previous owners inscription to ffep.Description: Third edition. Tipped in diagram (not original?) of keyboard layout plus a leaflet for Empire Aristocrat Typewriter.Notes: Size: 10" x 7¾". 124 pages. Tags: problem-solving specifications communications adding-listing administration alphabetically requisitioning electrostatic mechanisation receptionists photo-copiers communication parliamentary documentation organisations disadvantages dual-spectrum alphabetical distribution institutions organisation receptionist introduction introductory simultaneous reprographic transactions confidential departmental calculations edge-punched audio-typing requirements book-keeping double-entry typewriting development switchboard calculators publication authorities information enterprises departments panel-strip centralised description duplicating advantages government commercial
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
Electronic Money by ANON (£22.00)Publisher: F.I.A. Publishing — 1997Binding: Paperback Condition: Very Good. Edges slightly rubbed otherwise a very well presented copy.Description: Its impact on retail banking and electronic commerce. 144pp. Size: 8vo Demy (8½" x 5½")
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Computer Networks Third Edition by Andrew S. Tanenbaum (£20.50)Publisher: Prentice Hall — 1996Binding: Hardback [ISBN: 0133499456]Condition: Very Good. Previous owners' inscription to the first blank. Gently bruised at the head, tail and corners of the binding. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: From the cover: “Computer Networks is the ideal introduction to today’s and tomorrow’s networks. This classic best-seller has been totally rewritten to reflect the networks of the late 1990s and beyond. Author, educator, and researcher Andrew S. Tanenbaum, winner of the ACM Karl V. Karlstrom Outstanding Educator Award, carefully explains how networks work inside, from the hardware technology up through the most popular network applications. The book takes a structured approach to networking, starting at the bottom (the physical layer) and gradually working up to the top (the application layer). The topics covered include: Physical layer (e.g., copper, fibre, radio, and satellite communication); Data link layer (e.g., protocol principles, HDLC, SLIP, and PPP); MAC Sublayer (e.g., IEEE 802 LANs, bridges, new high-speed LANs); Network layer (e.g., routing, congestion control, internetworking, IPv6); Transport layer (e.g., transport protocol principles, TCP, network performance); Application layer (e.g., cryptography, email, news, the Web, Java, multimedia) In each chapter, the necessary principles are described in detail, followed by extensive examples taken from the Internet, ATM networks, and wireless networks.”Notes: Size: 9½" x 7". Pictorial boards. 813 pages. Tags: abstract access adaptation addresses addressing agent algorithms allocation aloha analog analysis application architecture arpanet asn atm audio authentication backbone baseband basis bgp bluetooth bridges broadband broadcast buffering bus cable carrier categories cdma cell cellular channel choke cidr circuits classless client coaxial codes collision-free communications companies comparison compression computers concatenated congestion connection
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Ford Mondeo Diesel Service and Repair Manual by James Robertson (£19.00)Publisher: Haynes — 1998Binding: Hardback [ISBN: 185960465X]Condition: Very Good+.Description: Models covered: All Ford Mondeo models with 1753 cc (1.8-4itre) Diesel engine, including special/limited editions. Does not cover petrol engine or four-wheel-drive models. From the cover: “Designed to complement the existing range of Haynes Owners Workshop Manuals, each Diesel engine Manual covers a specific engine family. Written with the home mechanic in mind, detailed information is provided on dismantling, inspection, repair and adjustments of the engine and its ancillary systems for a range of associated vehicles. Routine maintenance, complete specifications and fault diagnosis procedures are also included. Only Haynes completely strips and rebuilds the engine for each manual.”Notes: Size: 11 x 8¼". 288 pages. Tags: ford mondeo allternator antifreeze automatic transmission bleeding the brakes brake calliper braking system camshaft bearings tappets capacities carburettor central door locking choke control cable torque wrench settings constant velocity joints fault diagnosis maintenance inspection crankcase crankshaft main bearings cylinder block crankcase decarbonising valve grinding renovation damage repair distributor drivebelt driveshafts removal
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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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Office Organization And Method by Geoffrey Mills; Oliver Standingford; (£15.50)Publisher: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons — 1955Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. Condition: Good+ - in Good+ DJ. Unlaminated DJ a little edgeworn and faded, heavier so at the spine. Text bright and tight.Description: Illustrated with B&W photographs.Notes: Size: 8¾" x 5¾". 326 pages. Tags: problem-solving specifications communications adding-listing administration alphabetically requisitioning electrostatic mechanisation receptionists photo-copiers communication parliamentary documentation organisations disadvantages dual-spectrum alphabetical distribution institutions organisation receptionist introduction introductory simultaneous reprographic transactions confidential departmental calculations edge-punched audio-typing requirements book-keeping double-entry typewriting development switchboard calculators publication authorities information enterprises departments panel-strip centralised description duplicating advantages government commercial
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Encyclopaedia of the World's Air Forces by Michael J. H. Taylor (£14.50)Publisher: Patrick Stephens — 1988Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 1852601353]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dustwrapper. Gently bruised at the spine ends and corners with commensurate ruffling to the dustwrapper, small nick at the head of the spine.Description: Illustrated with colour photographs. From the flap: “A knowledge of the number of aircraft flying, their capability and type, is vital if any judgement is to be made on the state of the world today. This volume aims to provide that information, showing how the world's air forces match up to each other, and, in order to make the inventory absolutely complete, it includes material from naval air forces and army air forces.”Notes: Foreword or introduction by John W. R. Taylor. Size: 11" x 11¾". Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 211 pages. Tags: aircraft world’s airforces naval air forces army carrier warplane electronic warfare helicopters air-to-air missile anti-ballistic defence variant airborne early warning control system force base air-launched cruise air-to-surface anti-surface vessel anti-ship counter insurgency drone pilotless forward-looking infra-red foreign military sales squadrons usaf wings raf battlefield attack helicopter airlift magnetic anomaly detector mine countermeasures maritime reconnaissance station navy navigation aid flight crew weapon night observation surveillance north atlantic treaty organization pylon royal british salt strategic arms limitation talks search and rescue ski-jump v/stol harrier sea short take-off landing tactical fighter group
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Television and Radio: Everybody's Soapbox by Bruce Parker; Nigel Farrell; (£14.50)Publisher: Blandford Press — 1983Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0713713062]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Top edges of the dust wrapper slightly ruffled. Edges of the text block lightly tanned. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: Illustrated with cartoons. From the cover: “The chance to appear on a radio or television programme is the opportunity of a lifetime to speak to a mass audience. Yet how many people appreciate the value of such an offer, or really know how to make the most of it? With the expansion of broadcasting in the 1980s there will be more air time available to members of the public in scores of programmes, particularly those put out by regional and local television and radio stations. Nearly everyone has something to gain by a chance to appear on the air: the father searching for his teenage daughter, the secretary of the local drama group which is putting on an unusual play, the harassed mother seeking action about the damp walls of her council house, or the managing director who wants a little publicity for his firm’s award-winning product. Everybody’s Soapbox explains in an entertaining way not only how to use your time on the air effectively but how to go about obtaining it in the first place. The authors take a detailed and often humorous look into what happens behind the scenes of broadcasting. Some of the pitfalls are described, including the ones to avoid when being interviewed. Don Osmond’s cartoons complement the light-hearted but informative text. Much advice is provided, particularly for those who find themselves on the air for the first time. Radio and television techniques are revealed and the jargon is made clear. There is guidance on how to handle an interview and how best to present yourself. You can also find out the right way to deal with the film crew which may arrive at your house.”Notes: Illustrated by Don Osmond. Size: 8¾" x 5¾". Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 192 pages. Tags: acceptable added adding additional addresses adjusting advantages adversaries advertising advice affairs affected agreements amalgamating anecdotes animals annual appeals appearance approach appropriate atmosphere audiences availability avoid avoidance avoided avoiding awards badges balance bald basis bbc behaviour birmingham blatant bracklesham breakdowns breakfast britain broadcasters broadcasting broadcasts budgets buttons cable cablevision cameras campaign caption
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

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The Energy That Heals by Jacques Staehle (£14.50)Publisher: Carnell — 1995Binding: Hardback First Edition. [ISBN: 1857797450]Condition: Very Good.Description: The Complete Acupressure Guide. First British Edition. From the introduction: “Acupressure can be considered as the art of living in perfect health thanks to the stimulation of energy points in the body. Indeed, it is quite possible to stimulate energy points in the body by massaging them with the fingertip: this is acupressure; if needles are used, it is called Acupuncture or, even better, using an electronic device, this is called Electro-Puncture. Although it is not a universal cure, acupressure has proved just as effective for thousands of other people who have recovered their joy in life, as a result of its preventive and curative qualities. This book deals with the role of energy and its circulation along the meridians.”Notes: Size: 9½" x 6¼". Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine & Upper Board. 220 pages. Tags: jacques staehle acupressure electronic pointer yin yang principal meridians digestive system method treatment using extraordinary vessels ailments arteriosclerosis arteritis colitis eczema haemorrhoids bradycardia heart palpitations tachycardia hypoglycaemia immune defences lumbago migraine sneezing fits toothache chinese acupuncture acupuncturist rheumatism injury digestion nerves flu tonsillitis perfect health psychic malfunctions healthy diet plants aromatic essential oils physicists
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Complete Guide To Networking by Peter & KEARNS, Dave Norton (£14.00)Publisher: SAMS — 1999Binding: Paperback First Edition. [ISBN: 0672315939]Condition: Very Good+.Description: This work targets administrators and users who want to be able to use networking tools at a high level, regardless of the primary operating system they are using. Topics discussed include hardware installation, configuration and administration.Notes: Size: 9" x 7¼". 576 pages. Tags: abstract access adaptation addresses addressing agent algorithms allocation aloha analog analysis application architecture arpanet asn atm audio authentication backbone baseband basis bgp bluetooth bridges broadband broadcast buffering bus cable carrier categories cdma cell cellular channel choke cidr circuits classless client coaxial codes collision-free communications companies comparison compression computers computin concatenated congestion
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How Electronic Things Work... And What to do When They Don't by Robert L. Goodman (£14.00)Publisher: McGraw-Hill — 2002Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 9780071387453]Condition: Very Good. Lightly dog-eared, leans notably otherwise a well presented copy.Description: Illustrated with black and white photographs & diagrams. From the cover: “This is a basic ‘how electronics works’ book for the consumer who buys and uses the many wondrous electronic product devices now found in most homes and offices. You now have in your hand a book with over 50 years of the author’s electronic troubleshooting experience and information culled from over 60 of his published electronics books. Thus, this is a book that just about everyone needs to keep on their home or office bookshelf or desk.”Notes: Size: 9¼" x 7¼". 426 pages. Tags: electronics gadgets television repairs radio repair
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Military Aircraft Markings & Profiles by Barry C. Wheeler (£14.00)Publisher: Guild — 1990Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper slightly ruffled at the edges. Dust wrapper and boards slightly tanned at the edges. Text bright and tight.Description: Over 850 Full Colour Illustrations And Photographs. Camouflage Markings. History Of Markings From World War I To The Present Day.Notes: Size: 12" x 9". 191 pages. Tags: maintenance/support forward-looking countermeasures anti-ballistic reconnaissance air-to-surface abbreviations british-based anti-surface air-launched organization code-letters surveillance observation cross-check battlefield operational helicopters limitation electronic navigation air-to-air helicopter insurgency reference strategic anti-ship airforces pilotless squadrons infra-red platform aircraft atlantic detector maritime analysis european markings military location airborne tactical magnetic warplane overseas historic usn/usmc take-off squadron ski-jump
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Conception, Pregnancy and Birth: The Childbirth Bible for Today's Parents by Miriam Dr Stoppard (£13.50)Publisher: Dorling Kindersley — 1993Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0751300241]Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. DJ slightly ruffled at the edges. Bruised at the head of the spine.Description: From the cover: “The most authoritative, up-to-date, and comprehensive guide to having a baby, by a leading pregnancy and childcare expert. Unique ‘Mother and Baby’ Features examine the conception, pregnancy and birth experience from the mother’s as well as the baby’s point of view. The latest obstetrical tests and procedures, and current medical practices – all explained in clear jargon-free language. Case studies of parents focus on special needs and concerns before, during and after pregnancy. Fully illustrated throughout with more than 500 full colour photographs, drawings, ultrasound scans, and charts.”Notes: Size: 9½" x 7¾". 252 pages. Tags: occipito-anterior oligohydramnios bottlefeeding pre-eclampsia fertilization sterilization abnormalities amniocentesis obstetricians bromocriptine fimbrioplasty klinefelter’s progesterone philosophers syntometrine obstetrician professional hypertension technologies postmaturity contractions grandparents implantation reproduction termination emergencies blastocysts infertility hypotension engorgement pregnancies fetoprotein laparoscope anaesthesia chromosomes miscarriage haemorrhage fontanelles parenthood moodswings electronic childbirth obstructed trimesters ultrasound fatherhood hereditary breastfeed complaints depression conceiving
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The Pregnancy Survival Manual by Geoffrey Chamberlain (£13.50)Publisher: Grange — 1996Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 1856279650]Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. Edges of DJ somewhat ruffled. Edges of the text block lightly tanned.Description: From the flap: “Organized chronologically, The Pregnancy Survival Manual provides every woman with the answers she seeks from up-to-date advice on pre-pregnancy counselling and maternity benefits to the controversial issues of alternative methods of delivery, the pros and cons of home birth and the role of the father. Covering medical care, changes in the body, diet, exercise and attitude, this authoritative book offers sympathetic guidance to help every woman make the most of her pregnancy.”Notes: Foreword or introduction by Claire Rayner. Size: 11¼" x 8¾". Pictorial boards. 192 pages. Tags: occipito-anterior oligohydramnios pre-conception fertilization klinefelter’s fimbrioplasty bromocriptine obstetricians amniocentesis sterilization pre-eclampsia bottlefeeding breastfeeding abnormalities implantation professional contractions grandparents reproduction postmaturity technologies hypertension syntometrine philosophers progesterone special-care obstetrician anaesthesia fontanelles haemorrhage termination chromosomes laparoscope fetoprotein pregnancies hypotension infertility blastocysts emergencies engorgement miscarriage engagement deliveries attendants procedures relaxation clomiphene inhalation episiotomy puerperium syntocinon
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Fiat Uno 1983-89 by Bill Price (£13.00)Publisher: Autodata — 1988Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0856665223]Condition: Good. A reasonable reading copy only. A notably dog-eared copy.Description: Models covered: 45 (903 cc) Comfort, Super ES, Formula Hatchback, Manual 1983-89; 45 (999 cc FIRE), S, Bianca, Eleganza Hatchback, Manual 1985-89; 55 91116 cc) Comfort, Super Hatchback, Manual 1985-89; 60 91116 cc), S, Super Hatchback, Manual 1985-89; 60 (1116 cc) Carte Blanche, Bianca, Solar, Eleganza Hatchback, Manual 1985-89; 70 (1299/1301 cc) Super, SX, SL, C Solar Hatchback, Manual 1983-89; Turbo i.e.(1299 cc) Hatchback , Manual 1985-89;Notes: Size: 11" x 8¼". 192 pages. Tags: uno front wheel drive super super models turbo i.e. door hatchback bosch jetronicfuel injection marelli microplex electronic ignition fully integrated robotised engine carte blanche formula uno special edition bianca solar special edition bianca special edition eleganza special edition 45s door 60s
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From Television to Home Computer: The Future of Consumer Electronics by Edited by Angus Robertson (£13.00)Publisher: Blandford Press — 1979Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0713709731]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Edges of dust wrapper slightly worn. Price Clipped. First blank has a tanned offset from the flap.Description: Illustrated with black and white photographs. From the cover: “In the 1950s, the only items of complex electronic equipment in the typical household would have been a monochrome television receiver and simple record player (usually called a gramophone!). Ten years later colour television was just beginning to replace monochrome, and hi-fi ‘separates’ were becoming all the rage. Today, the range of electronic equipment being introduced into the consumer environment is rapidly increasing, effectively opening up the vast new industry of ‘Consumer Electronics’. In addition to colour television, there are video cassette recorders which allow television programmes to be recorded for later viewing or permet pre-recorded cassettes (such as feature movies) to be watched; teletext and viewdata receivers (usually built into normal television sets) that provide access to vast data bases of consumer and business information such as news, weather, sport and entertainment guides; video discs that will permit feature movies to be purchased for less than £10 and viewed via a record player producing pictures as well as sound; television and electronic games that are allowing rapidly advancing electronic technology to provide entertainment on many levels, for adults and children; and home computers which are not dissimilar to the more complex television games but with the important difference that they may be programmed to play games and perform many thousands of different domestic tasks. Many other aspects of consumer electronics are covered in the book including electronic watches and calculators and, with so much electronic equipment installed in the home, home protection and security devices which are becoming increasingly important, not only as defences against theft, but also fire. Finally, developments are continuing all the time in hi-fi and these are thoroughly covered, together with the increasingly important field of in-car entertainment market. Consumer electronics are destined to have a tremendous impact on our lives over the coming years, and FROM TELEVISION TO HOME COMPUTERS provides an insight into that future.”Notes: Size: 8¾" x 5¾". Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 323 pages. Tags: aerials amplifiers analysis analytical apparatus appliances bases basic cathode changing characteristics circuits common-core compact computer computing conduction dat deflection detection develop devices digital diode disc effects electron-beam electronics electrons engineers equalizer equipment fields filters frequency full-wave gases graphic household illustrated injection lapping laser leed lines magnetic manuals mesa microchip microfaceting microprobe modulation motion networks non-si oscillators oscillatory photoelectron physics ray recording rectification rectifiers review semiconductors series solid-state spectroscopy stabilization stabilizer supplies sxapb techniques technology ted tegfet television training transients transmission tubes tune types units valves via voltage waveform waveguides
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Get A Job In 30 Days Or Less: A realistic Action Plan for Finding the Right Job Fast by Matthew J. Deluca; Nanette F. Deluca; (£13.00)Publisher: McGraw-Hill — 1999Binding: Paperback First Edition. [ISBN: 0070164398]Condition: Very Good. Leans slightly. Upper wrap a little curled. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: From the cover: “If you follow the plan in Get a Job in 30 Days or Less it’s much more likely that you’ll be offered the job you’ve always wanted after 30 days or less of searching! Who couldn’t spare a month to: Land a far better job than the one you have now; Get the job you want in the field of your dreams; Build self-confidence while you’re on a job search; Identify key selling points that make you valuable to employers (they’re skills you already have!); Gain and maintain search momentum; Overcome weaknesses in your job history, approach, and methods; Avoid common job-search errors and time-wasting traps; Hear “Can you start Monday?”; This intensive 30-day action plan gives you a one-day-at-a-time detailed schedule to get you on track, keep you focused, and help you reach your goal by the shortest possible route. Filled with tools that won’t just help you get a job. Get a Job in 30 Days or Less is a book that truly can change your life!”Notes: Size: 9" x 6". 315 pages. Tags: achievements achieving addresses ads advanced advantages advice agency alternative analysis answering applications approach associations attending attire avoid banks basic browsers busters calls campaign candidate's careers certifications characteristics checklist choices chronological classified clinic cold-calls combined commitment communicate communication computers confidentiality contact content contingency costs counteroffers courtesy cover creative credo cyberspace daily definition
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Natural Fertility: How to Maximise Your Chances of Conception by Nikki Bradford (£13.00)Publisher: Hamlyn — 2002Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0600603962]Condition: Near Fine. Slightest rubbing at the edges of the wraps otherwise a very well presented copy.Description: Illustrated with B&W photographs. A must for all would-be parents who want to maximize their chances of a natural conception.Notes: Jacket designed by Colin Gott. 144 pages. Tags: occipito-anterior oligohydramnios bottlefeeding pre-eclampsia fertilization sterilization abnormalities amniocentesis obstetricians bromocriptine fimbrioplasty klinefelter’s progesterone philosophers syntometrine obstetrician professional hypertension technologies postmaturity contractions grandparents implantation reproduction termination emergencies blastocysts infertility hypotension engorgement pregnancies fetoprotein laparoscope anaesthesia chromosomes miscarriage haemorrhage fontanelles parenthood moodswings electronic childbirth obstructed trimesters ultrasound fatherhood hereditary breastfeed complaints depression conceiving
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Electronic Business Revolution by Peter Cunningham; Friedrich Fröshcl (£12.50)Publisher: Springer — 1999Binding: Hardback First Edition. [ISBN: 3540662111]Condition: Very Good.Description: From the cover: “Electronic Business is the integration of information technology (IT) and particularly the Internet into business processes. In the past 30 years IT has made processes more effective and efficient, but it has not fundamentally transformed them. Now, Electronic Business changes everything. The Internet is the catalyst: Its eventual impact will be as great as or greater than that of the printing press. The aim of this book is to point out the challenges and opportunities facing companies today. It is based on the authors’ joint experience of over 40 years with IT in business, industry and government.”Notes: Size: 9½" x 6¼". Pictorial boards. 324 pages. Tags: what electronic business electronic catalogs falling barriers falling prices banking the internet investing online online retailing amazon skyrocket disappearing middlemen advertising media transition from geographic electronic communities globalization financial systems revolution telecommunications electronic business technology the internet enabler technology application development electronic business
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The Guide to Real Village Cricket by Robert Holles (£12.50)Publisher: Harrap — 1983Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0245540644]Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. DJ a little sunned at the margins, boards similarly so but more heavily faded. Edges of the textblock lightly tanned. Text bright and tight.Description: Illustrated with line drawings. From the cover: “Village cricket is the pure and original manifestation odour national sport. All other forms of the game such as Test and County cricket are mere offshoots. Whereas County wickets are flat and close-cropped, village wickets are undulating, studded with holes and weeds and heavily grassed. While first-class umpires try to observe the laws of cricket, village cricket umpires make their decisions in a more arbitrary and, from the point of view of the sides they represent, more sensible fashion. This book will delight and enchant every village cricketer long after the pads and gloves have been put into winter storage.”Notes: Illustrated by Roy Raymonde. Foreword or introduction by Trevor Bailey. Size: 8" x 7¼". Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 96 pages. Tags: beer matches batting captaincy bowling equipment fielding ground-work treasurer umpires cricket gamesmanship village cricket bowling averages electronic scoreboard limited-over cricket lord’s nostalgia playing-field
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Computing Perspectives by Maurice V. [Vincent] Wilkes (£12.00)Publisher: San Francisco: Morgan Kaufman Publishers, Inc. — 1995Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 1558603174]Condition: Very Good. Description: First in this, paperback, edition. Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs;Notes: Size: 8½" x 8½". [X] 207 pages. Tags: wilkes 1558603174 9781558603172 computer science engineering computers electronic data processing microcomputers history computing architecture logic design software development industry
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Air Forces of the World by Barry C. Wheeler (£11.50)Publisher: Ian Allan — 1979Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0711009791]Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. DJ faded at the spine. Pages very gently age-tanned at the margins.Description: Illustrated with B&W photographs. From the cover: “Itemises each country’s air power, showing not only the combat and transport/support equipment but also the strengths, operational bases and organisation. With a fund of new and informed information and a selection of rare photographs, many of which have never been seen before.”Notes: Size: 8¾" x 6". 112 pages. Tags: air force air base search rescue anti-submarine warfare air observation post electronic countermeasures air-to-surface missile electronic intelligence forward air control tactical fighter wing
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Be Your Own Stockbroker by Charles Vintcent (£11.50)Publisher: Pitman — 1997Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0273626868]Condition: Very Good. Card wraps slightly creased near spine otherwise a very well presented copy.Description: Be your own stockbroker includes: Material on electronic share registration - CREST, Advise on setting targets for efficient portfolio management and the use of IT and charts and the techniques for their interpretation. 319pp. Index. Size: 8vo Medium (8" x 5½" approx.)
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Clock This: My Life as an Inventor by Trevor Baylis (£11.50)Publisher: Headline — 1999Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0747273812]Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. Very slightly ruffled edges of DJ. Two small dings, one to the spine and other to the upper board.Description: Illustrated with B&W and Colour photographs.Notes: Size: 9½" x 6¼". Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 272 pages. Tags: carbide-in-inkwells sterilisation farnborough alternative association engineering logarithmic department electronic university can-opener one-handed inventions exhibition automation clockwork wingwheel photokina archibald invention institute programme patentees inventors computer freeplay swimming national constant energies analysis displays shotline electric disabled gadgets cleaner springs amateur meccano science company service process lantern talking bristol academy mandela annual baylis walter gladys trevor graham awards vacuum design island trowel filter baygen purley patent nelson trick radio water award cecil pools force power brown soil book pie eel qed for the bbc and
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Clock This: My Life as an Inventor by Trevor Baylis (£11.50)Publisher: Headline — 1999Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0747273812]Condition: Very Good+ — in Very Good+ Dustwrapper. Price Clipped.Description: Illustrated with black and white photographs.Notes: Size: 9½" x 6¼". Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 272 pages. Tags: carbide-in-inkwells sterilisation farnborough alternative association engineering logarithmic department electronic university can-opener one-handed inventions exhibition automation clockwork wingwheel photokina archibald invention institute programme patentees inventors computer freeplay swimming national constant energies analysis displays shotline electric disabled gadgets cleaner springs amateur meccano science company service process lantern talking bristol academy mandela annual baylis walter gladys trevor graham awards vacuum design island trowel filter baygen purley patent nelson trick radio water award cecil pools force power brown soil book pie eel qed for the bbc and
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Cybertrends by David Brown (£11.50)Publisher: Viking — 1997Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0670861421]Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. Very slightly ruffled edges of DJ.Description: Chaos, Power and Accountability in the Information Age. From the cover: “As all of us are showered with bright promises about the new electronic frontier — one of unalloyed and revolutionary opportunities — this book offers a more sober, alternative perspective. It portrays a wired-world of economic growth without jobs or security; a realm of connections - without communication; a frontier without citizens - only consumers. In this controversial book David Brown contrasts the myths with the emerging realities of the information age. He shows how informational networking is eroding traditional centres of power — and presenting a convincing illusion of creative anarchy — white at the same time it is steadily and quietly giving rise to potentially dangerous new concentrations of commercial power which are built around hubs of silicon and code.”Notes: Size: 9½" x 6¼". Black boards with White titling to the Spine. 280 pages. Tags: new electronic economic growth communication citizens consumers economic realities socially and ecologically hazardous path information age informational networking global overlay culture fragmented democratic constituencies higher ideal call arms
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Enemy In The Shadows by Norman Gelb (£11.50)Publisher: William Luscombe — 1976Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0860020819]Condition: Very Good — in Good Dustwrapper. Dustwrapper very slightly rubbed at the edges, slightly tanned at the margins and the spine. Price Clipped. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: Illustrated with black and white photographs. From the flap: “The world of the spy, as the author shows in this incisive account, is in fact a complex organism, pockmarked with plots, conspiracies and stratagems. ‘Enemy In The Shadows’ explores this fascinating terrain, recounting the adventures and deeds of the great spies of history, and presenting a vivid picture of what espionage has meant, politically and strategically, over the ages, from Ancient China to the present day. It outlines the structure, purpose and methods of the KGB, CIA, D16 and other major national intelligence organisations, and explains the impact of modern technology.”Notes: Size: 8¾" x 5¾". Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 157 pages. Tags: spymaster moscow leak guerrilla warfare industrial espionage israelite spies sir francis walsingham modern national espionage organization french reconnaissance balloon kim philby british intelligence service russian agent sabotaged major western espionage operations colonel oleg penkovsky soviet military intelligence officer espionage moscow sr-7i strategic reconnaissance aircraft electronic and photographic spying equipment skylab america’s first space laboratory extra-terrestrial outposts strategic reconnaissance american spy conflicting political beliefs communist fidel castro american central intelligence agency bay pigs babington double agents dead drops father joseph fbi gpu gru khrushchev ogpu oss
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Having Fun with Transistors with a Specially Written Chapter For the Guidance of the English Reader by W. Oliver by Len Buckwalter (£11.50)Publisher: Foulsham-Sams — 1966Binding: Hardback Condition: Good. Gently faded at the spine. Edges of the text block lightly tanned. Tape remnants to the pastedowns. Text complete, clean and tight otherwise. Description: Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Diagrams; Tables;Notes: Size: 8¾" x 5½". Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 127 pages. Tags: transistor telephone oscillator electronic circuits hobbyist radio clock capacitors resistors coils board phenolic
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Indoor Photography by R. W. [Robert William] Unwin (£11.50)Publisher: George Newnes — 1957Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with fraying at the spine ends and corners and scuffs to the upper panel. Price Clipped. Pages lightly age-tanned and slightly musty.Description: Illustrated with black and white photographs.Notes: Size: 8¾" x 5¾". Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [VIII] 111 pages. Tags: achieve amateur and arrangement artificial colour determining electronic exposure exposures first flash fllm for gopying guidance indoor lamps lighting llghting offlashbulbs photography pictures planning practical principles rate speeds stage start table-top terms the understanding use work your
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Information Warfare: How To Survive Cyber Attacks by Michael Erbschloe (£11.50)Publisher: Osborne / McGraw-Hill — 2001Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dustwrapper. Dustwrapper very slightly rubbed at the edges.Description: From the flap: “This guide provides information on the emerging subculture of hackers and cyber-terrorists as well as practical recommendation on how they can be stopped. This study answers the need of IT professionals to protect their computer and computer-based assets. Contains Information warfare the new framework for analysis; beyond the infrastructure — how information warfare can destroy economies and disrupt everyday living; the electronic doomsday scenario — how ten people could cause $1 trillion in economic disruption; fighting against macro threats — defensive strategies for governments and industry groups; the information warfare arsenal, what every organisation needs to know to defend against information warfare tactics; civilian casualties — the victims and refugees of information warfare; the new terrorist profile — the curious nerd is moving to the darkside; law enforcement — being behind the technology curve and how to change that.”Notes: Size: 9½" x 6¼". Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 315 pages. Tags: information warfare strategies defence structure international treaties military side information warfare civilian law enforcement private companies economic impart information warfare wall street denial-of-service attack shambles electronic commerce traditional diplomacy and information warfare martial law and cyberspace role the global military alliances super cyber protection agency surviving terrorist
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Modern Relay Technology by Hans Sauer (£11.50)Publisher: Dr. Alfred Huethig — 1986Binding: Hardback [ISBN: 377851251x]Condition: Near Fine. Would be fine were it not for a company sticker to upper board, not unpleasant though. A nice copy.Description: Blue cloth with silver titling to spine and upper board. 410 illustrations, 50 tables, 240 relay types with approximately 6000 characteristics. 357pp. Index. Bibliography.
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My Autobiography by Dickie Bird; Keith Lodge; (£11.50)Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton — 1997Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. Signed by the Author.[ISBN: 0340684577]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Top edge of the dust wrapper slightly ruffled. Leans slightly. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: Reprint. Signed by the author on the title page — unverified and reflected as such in the lack of premium. Illustrated with black and white photographs. From the cover: “Dickie Bird’s retirement was an international event shown on millions of TV screens and covered in newspapers throughout the world. He is a household name, an eccentric, and one of the most loved and respected characters in world cricket. Here at last is his autobiography. The most famous cricket umpire of them all, Dickie has done that difficult job more skilfully than anyone else. Moreover he has done it in his idiosyncratic style and with the infectious humour which has endeared him to millions throughout the world, transcending his sport. Fiercely proud of his background as a Yorkshire miner’s son, his story follows his youth in Barnsley, his early days as a cricketer, through to his career as an umpire and his experiences of the international scene, all told with total honesty by this very private person. Throughout his life he has courted both controversy and comedy. This book is a mixture of forthright views on the game and those involved in it, compelling accounts of what it is like behind the scenes in cricket at the highest level, and hilarious stories, for which Dickie is so well known.”Notes: Foreword or introduction by Michael Parkinson. Size: 9½" x 6¼". Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 367 pages. Tags: venkataraghavan gloucestershire nottinghamshire leicestershire worcestershire martyn-jenkins championships international o'shaughnessy championship javedmiandad intimidatory warwickshire all-rounder scarborough w-captaincy balderstone bicentenial illingworth association documentary preparation christopher personality churchgoing fairbrother rimmington azharuddin sidebottom livingston journalism richardson groundsmen vishwanath prudential lancashire ramprakash fredericks headingley electronic rutherford tournament champion's wooldridge birkenshaw recreation derbyshire groundsman retirement staincross d'oliveira
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Peugeot/Talbot Diesel Engine Owners Workshop Manual by A. K. Legg (£11.50)Publisher: Haynes — 1994Binding: Hardback (Laminated Boards) [ISBN: 1850109559]Condition: Good. Pages deeply tanned by age.Description: Models covered: This manual covers the Peugeot/Talbot 1769 cc & 1905 cc (1.7 & 1.9 litre) Diesel engines (including turbocharged versions) used in the Peugeot 205 (inc. Van), 305 (inc. Van), 309 & 405, and in the Talbot Horizon. Does not cover specific application to Peugeot 306 models, or the 1548 cc Diesel engine used in early Peugeot 305 models. From the cover: “Designed to complement the existing range of Haynes Owners Workshop Manuals, each Diesel engine Manual covers a specific engine family. Written with the home mechanic in mind, detailed information is provided on dismantling, inspection, repair and adjustments of the engine and its ancillary systems for a range of associated vehicles. Routine maintenance, complete specifications and fault diagnosis procedures are also included. Only Haynes completely strips and rebuilds the engine for each manual.”Notes: Size: 11" x 8½". 202 pages. Tags: decarbonising transmission temperature allternator driveshafts carburettor distributor maintenance lubrication connecting suspension electronic renovation crankshaft electrical inspection thermostat capacities antifreeze stabiliser diagnosis drivebelt refitting automatic mountings handbrake crankcase steering bleeding grinding velocity constant settings diagrams radiator cylinder overhaul kickdown calliper ignition camshaft bearings removal braking pistons starter sensing peugeot engines voltage exhaust
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Self-Publishing for the Freelance by Nik Chmiel (£11.50)Publisher: BFP Books — 1995Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0907297374]Condition: Near Fine — in Near Fine Dustwrapper.Description: For those who have considered publishing their own images but have so far hesitated to take the plunge, this book could provide the spur. It contains all the information needed to understand and approach self-publishing with confidence.Notes: 140 pages. Tags: acceptance added advance advertisements advertising advice ageism agency agents agreements alterations american anthology arbitration arts arvon assignment associations authors authors' authorship berne blasphemous blurb bookclubs bookshops britain cancellation cartoon catalogues changing chapters cheap children's circles classes classism clause co-editions collection commissioned communications complaints complimentary condensation condensed conferences conglomerates contracts convention copies
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Silicon Snake Oil: Second Thoughts on the Information Highway by Clifford Stoll (£11.50)Publisher: MacMillan & Co. — 1995Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Condition: Near Fine - in Near Fine DJ.Description: A critical examination of the Internet and the information superhighway in which the author claims that electronic data transfer is less efficient than traditional methods, discussion groups are hotbeds of rumour, and business and commercial transactions can be dangerous. 247pp. Index. Size: 8vo Medium (8" x 5½" approx.)
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The Crisis For Western Political Economy by Peter Jay (£11.50)Publisher: André Deutsch [Andre Deutsch] — 1984Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0233976418]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dustwrapper. Pages lightly age-tanned.Description: The eighteen essays in this book divide into four sections — foreign affairs, news and journalism, personal and philosophical and, most important, political economy.Notes: Size: 9½" x 6¼". Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 310 pages. Tags: political economy foreign affairs news western general hypothesis employment inflation workers cooperative case for select committee economic regionalism geopolitics britain's new realism television journalism mass audience electronic publishing policy 330.9
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The Grub Street Dictionary of International Aircraft Nicknames, Variants and Colloquial Terms by John Horton (£11.50)Publisher: Grub Street — 1994Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0948817755]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dustwrapper.Description: From the flap: “John Horton has compiled a comprehensive A-Z of aircraft names which is as rich and fascinating as the history of aviation itself. His book, the first of its kind on the market, explores evocative names such as the Seven Day Bus, the Supermarine PB9 built in a week and the Aardvark, which refers to the General Dynamics F-III and its modus operandi, rather than its appearance as a great long nose grubbing the dirt. The subculture of informal and colloquial names has remained as vigorous and inventive throughout the century and Horton covers models from World War 1 to Vietnam. Such names not only tend to be humorous and anecdotal in nature, but also reveal the more interesting characteristics of the aircraft concerned.”Notes: Size: 8¾" x 6". Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 186 pages. Tags: allied reporting names ww2 japanese aircraft nato ascc formal british military naming systems series phonetic alphabets nicknames navy carriers airborne early warning air force base transport auxiliary corporation aerospace european airways overseas south american cie des messageries aeriennes counter-insurgency chief test pilot electronic intelligence empresa nacional aeronautica chile
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The Silent Revolution: The Development of Conventional Weapons 1945-85 by Guy Hartcup (£11.50)Publisher: London: Brassey's — 1993Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 008036702X]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper very slightly rubbed at the edges. Description: Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Diagrams;

From the cover: “The awful threat of nuclear war has tended to blind people to the great advances in conventional weapons technology that occurred in the latter half of the twentieth century. These were years of unprecedented investment in research and development, and despite the cost, of unparalleled scientific advancement. The Silent Revolution is the first book to chart the worldwide development of the whole spectrum of modern weapons systems since the closing years of the Second World War.

Guy Hartcup’s comprehensive study covers the many new weapon systems ranging from guided missiles to chemical weapons that have revolutionised air, land and sea warfare, and equally important, the scientific applications including electronics, communications and sensors, as well as the ability of the fighting man to handle new equipment. As a former official historian to the UK Air Ministry and the Treasury, he draws extensively upon official documents now released under the thirty year rule and upon the mass of unclassified material in the public domain covering more recent developments on both sides of the Atlantic. He has produced a unique study in which not only the weapons systems and their technology are examined but also the internecine strife between the services, each competing for a bigger share of the defence budget, and the impact of this and countless political cancellations on new projects.

The book ends on a timely warning against the dangers of succumbing to what the author calls ‘technophilia’, reminding us that, despite the widespread use of new technological wonders in the Gulf War, much of the weaponry used was based on technology going back tens of years.”
Notes: Size: 9½" x 6¼". Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XXXI] 328 pages. Tags: artillery guided missiles nuclear weapons and marine naval engineering ships place world vietnam war electrical communication land service guns rockets biological warfare bacteriological chemical armament aeronautical aircraft aeroplanes aviation radar electronic systems conventional
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Star Trek Elite Force II Official Strategy Guide by Rick Barba (£11.00)Publisher: Indianapolis: BradyGames — 2003Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0744002494]Condition: Very Good. Description: Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs;Notes: Size: 9¼" x 7½". 176 pages. Tags: barba 0744002494 9780744002492 793.932 video games computer alex munro leader hazard team klingons romulans andorians electronic star trek elite force first-person shooter sequel
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90 Days to Launch: Internet Projects on Time and on Budget by Shayne F. Gilbert (£10.50)Publisher: New York, Chichester, Weinheim, Brisbane, Singapore & Toronto: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. — 2001Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0471388262]Condition: Very Good+ — in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper. Description: Illustrated by way of: Appendix;Notes: Size: 9½" x 6¼". Red boards with Blue titling to the Spine. [XIV] 208 pages. Tags: internet web sites project management business mathematics systems e-commerce economics computers electronic commerce production operations entrepreneurship organizational behavior industrial
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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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Conception, Pregnancy and Birth: The Childbirth Bible for Today's Parents by Dr. Miriam Stoppard (£10.50)Publisher: Dorling Kindersley — 1996Binding: Hardback [ISBN: 0751300241]Condition: Very Good.Description: Later Printing. [First Edition: 1993]. From the cover: “The most authoritative, up-to-date, and comprehensive guide to having a baby, by a leading pregnancy and childcare expert. Unique ‘Mother and Baby’ Features examine the conception, pregnancy and birth experience from the mother’s as well as the baby’s point of view. The latest obstetrical tests and procedures, and current medical practices — all explained in clear jargon-free language. Case studies of parents focus on special needs and concerns before, during and after pregnancy. Fully illustrated throughout with more than 500 full colour photographs, drawings, ultrasound scans, and charts.”Notes: Size: 9½" x 7¾". Pictorial boards. 352 pages. Tags: occipito-anterior oligohydramnios bottlefeeding pre-eclampsia fertilization sterilization abnormalities amniocentesis obstetricians bromocriptine fimbrioplasty klinefelter’s progesterone philosophers syntometrine obstetrician professional hypertension technologies postmaturity contractions grandparents implantation reproduction termination emergencies blastocysts infertility hypotension engorgement pregnancies fetoprotein laparoscope anaesthesia chromosomes miscarriage haemorrhage fontanelles parenthood moodswings electronic childbirth obstructed trimesters ultrasound fatherhood hereditary breastfeed complaints depression conceiving
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