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Pattern Design for Torchon Lace by Jane Atkinson (£68.00)Publisher: B. T. Batsford — 1987Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0713452420]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Previous owners' inscription to the first blank. Text complete, clean and tight otherwise. Description: Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs [67]; Colour Photographs [7]; Black & White Drawings [117];

From the cover: “Many lacemakers are keen to design for themselves, but uncertain how to get started. This book will encourage those who already have some lacemaking experience to create new Torchon patterns, providing a wealth of ideas to develop this traditional technique.

Simple exercises and examples are expanded through the use of unusual grids and colour combinations, using both the familiar and more unexpected threads. Over 60 new patterns are included, and over 180 illustrations. Jane Atkinson provides exciting new sources for design, including Art Deco, Japanese, Russian, Pueblo, African and Celtic patterns, and inspiration drawn from anything and everything from electrical circuits to Venetian glass.

Good design needs the right materials and control of technique. The author sets out basic pattern skills in an orderly format, which allows each reader to learn at her own pace. Every pattern is intended to be fully workable, and can be made into anything from household linens to luxurious dress trimmings.”
Notes: Size: 10¼" x 7¾". Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 160 pages. Tags: lace and making patterns design bobbin torchon manuals crafts hobbies needlework tatting lacemaking handicrafts arts jane atkinson 0713452420 first editions firsts printings 1st
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Cosmology and Astrophysics Through Problems by T. [Thanu] Padmanabhan (£63.00)Publisher: Cambridge: Cambridge University Press — 1996Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0521467837]Condition: Very Good. Upper wrapper slighty curled. Text complete, clean and tight. Description: Illustrated by way of: Graphs;

From the cover: “Modern cosmology and high energy astrophysics have become interdisciplinary research subjects and new graduate students are now expected to assimilate a broad range of physical concepts. This innovative book provides a clear and pedagogical introduction to research in these areas through a series of problems and answers. The problems are designed to develop each core topic in a simple and coherent way and full solutions are provided to make this book completely self-contained.

The first half of the book covers the core subjects of astrophysical processes, gravitational dynamics, radiative processes, fluid mechanics and general relativity. The second half uses these concepts to develop modern cosmology: topics include the Friedmann model and thermal history, dynamics of dark matter and baryons in an expanding universe, physics of high-redshift objects and the very early universe. This unique self-study textbook will be of key interest to graduate students and researchers in cosmology, astrophysics, relativity and theoretical physics. It is particularly well suited to graduate-level courses.”
Notes: Size: 9¼" x 7½". [XXV] 486 pages. Tags: padmanabhan cosmology problems exercises astrophysics astronomy universe science physics 0521467837 9780521462303
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Feminist Counselling in Action by Jocelyn Chaplin (£52.00)Publisher: Sage Publications — 1988Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Condition: Very Good+ - in Very Good+ DJ. Edges of DJ slightly ruffled. Small inscription to ffep otherwise a very well presented copy.Description: Guidebook written for people who want to counsel in a non-hierarchical way. 131pp. Index. Size: 8vo Demy (8½" x 5½") Jacket Designed by Designers & Partners, Oxford.Tags: a-b-c absence abstraction acceptance acquisition active activity actualizing adult affect agape aggression altered analysis anxietizing anxiety apparatus approach arbitrary assertive assertiveness assessment assignment assisting association assumptions attacking attitude attitudinal attributions authentic authenticity automatic autonomy aversion aversive awareness awfulizing bandura basic behaviour behavioural behaviourism beliefs bibliotherapy biographical biological biology bisexuality boundary
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V-Bombers: Vulcan, Victor and Valiant - Britain's Airborne Nuclear Deterrent by Tim Laming (£33.00)Publisher: Patrick Stephens Limited — 1997Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 1852605294]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Description: Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Diagrams;

From the cover: “Vulcan, Victor and Valiant — three of the most distinctive and impressive aircraft ever to have been produced in Great Britain. Immensely capable, each of these bombers was designed with one objective in mind — to deliver nuclear bombs into the heart of the Soviet Union. Futuristic in appearance, they were developed less than five years after the end of the Second World War, when Britain was secretly preparing her first atomic weapons.

A huge fleet of V-bombers was maintained in top condition, ready to fly their deadly missions with little advance warning. Continual exercises ensured the crews were fully trained for a task which their very existence and readiness was intended to avoid. Had they gone to war, it would have been unlikely that Britain would have survived in a recognisable form by the time of their return. Their raison d’être was deterrence, and history has shown how successful this policy was. The full story is told in detail, including how and why the V-force was created, through to its demise.

Following the transfer of Britain’s nuclear deterrent from the RAF to the Royal Navy, the Vulcan and Victor remained in RAF service. Although, thankfully, neither type was ever called upon to perform its primary role, the Vulcan was at the forefront of Britain’s liberation of the Falkland Islands in 1982. A lone aircraft carried out the longest range bombing mission in history to disable the islands’ only runway. In the Gulf War of 1991 Victor tankers carried out countless refuelling missions throughout the conflict.

Today, relics of the V-force are scattered throughout the UK in the form of abandoned airfields, former bomb stores and missile sites, and a handful of aircraft which have survived as museum exhibits. Tim Laming is an experienced aviation writer and photographer with several books to his credit. He counts himself lucky to have flown as a crew member in many combat aircraft, from the Phantom and Harrier to the Jaguar, Lightning, Buccaneer and Hornet. He lives in Sheffield.”
Notes: Size: 9½" x 7". Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. Tags: great britain royal air force advanced striking history bombers nuclear weapons vulcan jet bomber victor valiant planes transportation europe tim laming 1852605294 first editions firsts printings 1st
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Communicate in Cantonese: A Practical Course For Beginning Cantonese by Catherine A. Scott (£28.00)Publisher: Passport Books — 1997Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 084428548X]Condition: Near Fine — in Very Good Box. Includes what appears to be an unused original tape in case.Description: From the cover: “Cantonese — the dialect of southeast China, including Hong Kong — is spoken in most Chinese communities in the West. This unique course teaches beginners to communicate effectively and immediately in Cantonese. Essential, up-to-date vocabulary is explained simply and in context. Dialogues introduce formal and colloquial speech in everyday, real-life situations; Native speakers, recorded “on location”, model accurate pronunciation of Cantonese tones; Extensive practice exercises build confidence in listening and speaking; Fun “audio bingo” games develop listening skills and test vocabulary learning; Covers practical topics: greetings, shopping, getting around, phone calls, numbers, and more. Communicate in Cantonese is designed for self-study, but it can also be used with a teacher or tutor. The course book, with fully integrated audio recording, enables the learner to understand and speak the language in the simplest way possible. This pack contains: 228-page course book, with romanized and Chinese script, and 60-minute audiocassette.”Tags: english-speaker communication complicated communicate confidently effectively intonation vocabulary confidence beginner's exercises listening cantonese dialogues efficient inability learner's improving problems learning starting speaking simplest boosting cassette speakers learner biggest thereby grammar enable hurdle manner actual native skills stress tenses output input grasp tonal tones oral tape aim
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Tapping into Mathematics: With the T1-83 Graphics Calculator: With the T1-80 Graphics Calculator by Barrie Galpin; Alan Graham; (£24.00)Publisher: Addison-Wesley — 2003Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0201175479]Condition: Near Fine.Description: Includes SUP 456982 Extract. Covers basic calculations, statistical analysis and plotting, graphs, functions, simple algebra, trigonometry and modelling in a gentle, non-intimidating manner. A wealth of examples and practice exercises reinforces the student's understanding of key concepts, while challenging puzzles and brain-stretchers encourage further exploration. Numerous screen dump illustrations and key press instructions provide guidance and reassurance and enable the student to exploit the powerful capabilities of the T1-83Notes: Size: Other / Oversized Paperback. 310 pages. Tags: T1-83 texas instruments graphical calculator graphs plots trigonometry algrebra analysis statistics calculator
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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
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Practical Magic — A Book of Transformations, Spells & Mind Magic by Marian Green (£22.50)Publisher: Lorenz — 2001Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0754807444]Condition: Very Good+ — in Good+ Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper a little rubbed at the edges with a 1" tear to the foot of the leading edge of the lower panel. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: From the cover: “The ancient traditional arts of healing, foretelling the future and discovering the power of ancient gods and goddesses within have too often been mislaid or abandoned over the centuries. Now, with the advent of the Age of Aquarius, people are turning back to the old ways, and are searching out the natural magical elements that were once a part of everyday life. These all but forgotten skills have never

really left us, and can be mastered once again by working with traditional exercises and techniques. This book is based on the truths of natural magic, that honour Nature and her cycles, and also on the individual powers of insight and farseeing that we all have within us.

Learn how to draw power from the cycles of the moon, creation myths and astrology. How, by matching our hectic lives with more ancient cycles, we can create oases of calm and peace through simple exercises that awaken the planets’ subtle energies. Practical Magic offers an in depth look at the traditions of rite and ritual, the cyclical nature of society’s celebrations and practical advice on devising new workings for all occasions. As well as instructions on such matters as making incense or a talisman, learning to dowse and dedicate an altar, there are also more advanced levels of magic work — enhancing your psychic abilities, successful astral travel, creative visualization and inner sight.

This book will help you to learn that by recreating a place of inner peace our own forgotten skills and unknown abilities can be brought to the surf ace to bring enlightenment, power and joy.”
Notes: Size: 12" x 9¼". Pictorial boards. 96 pages. Tags: adepti age air also altars altered amulets ancestors and angels aphrodite apollo aquarius archangels arthurian aspects astral astrology atmosphere auras autumn beliefs beltane blessing book bread brigit broomstick candlemas candles cards cauldron ceremonies chakras changing chaos charms christmas circles coming-of-age commitment communion consciousness cosmos country covens crystal-gazing cycle dances dawn days
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At What Cost? by Rachel Morris; Luke Clements; (£19.50)Publisher: Policy Press — 2002Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 9781861344236]Condition: Very Good+.Description: From the introduction: “This book treads a dangerous line, concerned as it is with costs: the costs borne by the Travelling and non-Travelling communities as a consequence of the former having insufficient and inappropriate accommodation. The line is a dangerous one for many reasons, most obviously because it might suggest that social exclusion and human misery are amenable to a simple analysis of costs and benefits. A less obvious, but equally serious, danger is that which is inherent in all ‘quantification’ exercises of this nature — that by particularising the cost of everything, little or nothing of value is revealed. This study is based on research carried out between 1999 and 2001, including a survey of all of the local authorities in the United Kingdom. The survey focused on the costs that these authorities had incurred as a consequence of inadequate provision of accommodation for Gypsies and other Travellers.”.Notes: Size: Trade Paperback (9¼" x 6"). 158 pages. Tags: gypsy caravans 1998 human rights act race relations acts caravan sites act encampment travelling family traveller encampments secure stopping place local authorities police authorities central government
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Dog Training and Behaviour by Geoff Grinham (£19.50)Publisher: The Crowood Press — 1994Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 1852237511]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Slight ruffling at the top edge of the dust wrapper otherwise a very well presented copy.Description: Illustrated with black and white photographs. From the cover: “The basis of all successful dog training must be an understanding of canine psychology and behaviour. In this book this vast and frequently misunderstood subject is tackled in a clear and accessible way, enabling anyone to grasp the essentials and use them to lay the foundations for a long-lasting, mutually satisfactory human/canine partnership.

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

Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs and original line-drawings, Dog Training and Behaviour is both a practical step-by-step guidebook and a valuable source of reference for all dog owners.”
Notes: Size: 9½" x 6¾". Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 144 pages. Tags: admonishment aggression anxiety aptitude association attention auto awareness barking behaviour bone breed bully canine canis castration centres charity check-chains chemistry chewing classification collars commands compelled competition compulsion dangerous destructive diet discipline disk disposal disposition distraction dogs dysplasia entry-exit equipment examination false farming fishing folding games genetic grooming guarding handbooks heel hide-and-seek
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Basix Bass Method by Morton Manus & Ron Manus (£18.00)Publisher: Alfred Publishing Company — 1996Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 088284704X]Condition: Very Good. CD-Rom has been opened but looks unmarked although it has now been detached from the patch of glue that holds it to the reverse of the lower wrapper. Lightly rubbed at the tips of the wrappers. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: Notes: Size: 12" x 9". 88 pages. Tags: and bas bass buying chord dotted exercises finger for from guitar heavy holding licks line metal notes pick playing quarter rocker sheets strings style syncopation the tuning with your
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Developing Your Latent Powers: Thirty Practical Steps to Spiritual Satisfaction by Frederick R. [Robert] Gould (£18.00)Publisher: Robert B. Luce Co. Inc. — 1976Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Condition: Good+ — in Good+ Dust Wrapper. Heavily faded at the spine. Price Clipped. Leans. Previous owners' inscription to the pastedown. Text complete, clean and tight. Description: From the cover: “Developing Your Latent Powers is a practical approach to a way of life that is appealing more and more in the Western World today. It is a statement of a philosophy of life that synthesises elements of Hinduist and Buddhist thought with guidance to those who wish to be less tied to the mechanistic type of life and are aiming at greater spiritual satisfaction. It blends Eastern wisdom with Western knowledge, always avoiding the obfuscation which is common to both.

Readers are told quite frankly of the difficulties that face them in the search for enlightenment, and the exercises, always basic, will help students to attain a positive state of mind: a poise and a glad philosophy. The way of thought and the exercises Frederick Gould describes are not unfamiliar to many people in the West now that the meditative form of philosophic occultism is becoming increasingly popular. Most writing on the subject, though, is hardly easy reading.

Frederick Gould, who describes himself as a ‘humble student’, writes with long experience as a teacher, and the lucidity of his style makes the book readable without tears. He believes the kind of thinking his course advocates is urgently needed in a purposeless age that is the headache following on a night of materialist intoxication — one that has reduced man to servitude to a machine in material life and to the status of machine itself in his spiritual one. But he believes there is another path, another outlook, which he has tested and which has illumined his own life.”
Notes: Size: 8¾" x 5¾". Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 202 pages. Tags: koccultism parapsychology occult sciences frederick robert gould first editions firsts printings 1st
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The Efficiency Experts: An Impartial Survey of Management Consultancy by Laura Tatham (£18.00)Publisher: Business Publications — 1964Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper a little rubbed at the edges, slightly tanned. A nice copy of a not-so-common title.Description: From the cover: “Are management consultants the answer to a businessman’s prayer? Or are they unprincipled rogues who, for an exorbitant fee, tell a company nothing it does not already know and saddle it with a lot of elaborate, unnecessary and expensive procedures?

To answer these extreme questions and many more between, Laura Tatham has obtained first-hand evidence from dozens of consultants and from as many clients, both satisfied and dissatisfied. This book is the result of her inquiries.

An impartial survey, The Efficiency Experts examines in detail what management consultants are, how they work and what they set out to accomplish. It suggests ways in which the businessman can make best use of consultants, and how he can assess whether or not a firm is likely to do a good job. A number of case histories describe both successful and unsuccessful consulting assignments.”
Notes: Size: 8¾" x 5¾". Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [IX] 211 pages. Tags: abilities ability academic accept achieving acorn acquisition actionable active administrative affiliations agendas aggressive allocating almanac analysis analyst analytical annual anxiety application applying approach arriving articles asking assertiveness assessing assistants associates attitude averages baker bellyaches boards boiling bonding boss bosses brainstorming breaking brevity buy-in candidates chain changes characteristics charts checks choosing cities
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The Social Worker's Guide to Child and Adolescent Mental Health by Steven Walker (£18.00)Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers — 2011Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 1849051224]Condition: Near Fine. Description: First in this, paperback, edition.

From the cover: “The Social Worker’s Guide to Child and Adolescent Mental Health provides a comprehensive guide to working with children and young people who are experiencing mental health problems, and equips the reader with the knowledge and skills to provide the best service to these vulnerable young people.

The book covers
  • The role social work can play in child and adolescent mental health, and key ideas relating to mental health and young people
  • How social work skills and knowledge can be applied to working with children and adolescents with mental health problems and how skills can be developed, as well as guidance on assessment, intervention and multi-disciplinary working
  • The wider social contexts of legislative and policy frameworks, and the importance of considering cultural, spiritual and religious identity.
Also included are case examples, reflective activities and practical exercises to underpin theory and knowledge.

This book will be essential reading for all pre- and post-qualifying social work practitioners involved with children, adolescents and families, in particular those working in mental health settings, as well as approved mental health professionals.”
Notes: Foreword or introduction by Stephen Briggs. Size: Trade Paperback (9¼" x 6"). 288 pages. Tags: steven walker stephen briggs 1849051224 teenagers mental health adolescent psychology great britain social work community services child welfare children
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Windows NT Security by Nevin Lambert & Manish Patel (£18.00)Publisher: Ziff-Davies — 1997Binding: Paperback First Edition. Condition: Near Fine.Description: Windows NT is a networked, multitasked operating system made by Microsoft. Aimed at system administrators and power users, this work explains the security capabilities of NT, particularly version 4. 0. Contains written and online exercises that illuminate security strategies.Notes: 388 pages. Tags: computer networks security measures microsoft windows server nevin lambert manish patel first editions firsts printings 1st
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The Sporting Century: 50 Momentous Stories in Sports History by Edited by Alan English (£17.50)Publisher: CollinsWillow — 1999Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0723010447]Condition: Near Fine - in Very Good DJ. DJ has what appears to lots of tiny paint droplets in various places… attractive in an abstract sort of way but obviously detracts from the purists pleasure. Otherwise, a very nice copy.Description: Illustrated with black and white photographs. Looks in detail at 50 of the most extraordinary and remarkable of events in all different sports and countries.Notes: Size: 12½" x 9¾". 224 pages. Tags: aerofoil aikido alpine amateurs aquaplane archery arrow ashes assist association athletics autocross back-heel backstop backstroke badminton baguette ballast ballooning barbell barrel baseball basketball batting beach bench biathlon billiards birdie bobsleigh boots boules bouncer bowler bowling bowls boxing brakeman bridging bronco bull's-eye bully-off bunker caddie camel cannon canoe canoeing catcher centre chanko-nabe
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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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Philosophy and the Practice of Yoga by James Mccartney (£15.50)Publisher: L. N. Fowler & Co. — 1978Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0852433557]Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. Top edge of DJ slightly ruffled otherwise a very well presented copy.Description: The author gives a deeper analysis of the Scriptures on which yoga is founded, and in clear and easily readable terms includes chapters on Vedanta, analysis of the principal Upanishads, Patanjali's Sutras and the Gita.Notes: Illustrated by Keith Martin & Edmund Goddard. Foreword or introduction by Wilfred A. Clark. Size: 8½" x 5½". 240 pages. Tags: abdomen abhyasa adho ahimsa aids ajna all also alternate anahata anahata} angle anjaneyasana anxiety aparigraha ardha arm arthritis asanas asteya asthma awareness back backbends baddha bakasana balances balasana bandhas bandhasana basic bed bee bends beyond bhagavad-gita bhajrava bhaktiyoga bharadvajasana bhramari bhujangasana bhujapidasana big biralasana boat body bound bow brahmacharya breath breathing
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Jumping Is Jumping: How to Achieve Success Over Any Fence by Jane Wallace (£14.00)Publisher: London: Methuen — 1994Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 041367360X]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Gently bruised at the head of the spine and top corners with commensurate ruffling to the dust wrapper.Description: Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Colour Photographs; Diagrams;

From the cover: “Jumping is simple. It is we as riders who often make it complicated and difficult for both us and our horses. If we could learn not to interfere to the detriment of the basic requirements of jumping — rhythm, balance and impulsion — then it would be easy, for the same principles apply to jumping any type offence correctly, whether in show-jumping, cross-country or steeplechasing, whatever the pace. By teaching the techniques of jumping — how the horse actually jumps — so that you understand what is required of the rider, this book will help you to achieve the best result when jumping all different types of fence. Not only does it discuss, with the aid of numerous illustrations, the correct way to tackle all types of show-jumping and cross-country fence, from triple bars to ditches and coffins, but it also covers the vital ingredients of correct flat work, exercises to improve your horse’s natural jump, warming up, course-walking, the influence of roads and tracks, how to judge speed and pace and how to ride a steeplechase course, and gives answers to many problems encountered in jumping. This book will be of value to all riders who jump at any level of enjoyment or competition, whether at Pony Club or Riding Club level, out hunting, or whether the ultimate goal is to complete a three-day event with no jumping penalties.”
Notes: Illustrated by Kit Houghton (Photos.). Foreword or introduction by Mark Phillips. Size: 10" x 7¾". Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 164 pages. Tags: horsemanship handbooks manuals show jumping riding
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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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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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Sports Facts 1979 by ANON (£13.00)Publisher: MacDonalds & Janes — 1979Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 0354090755]Condition: Very Good+ — in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper. A little light edgewear to the dust wrapper otherwise a very well presented copy.Description: Records all the major sporting events of 1978 at home and abroad, and is an invaluable reference work for all sport followers, and particular value to sport quiz enthusiasts. 345pp. Index. Size: 8vo Demy (8½" x 5½")Notes: 345 pages. Tags: aerofoil aikido alpine amateurs aquaplane archery arrow ashes assist association athletics autocross back-heel backstop backstroke badminton baguette ballast ballooning barbell barrel baseball basketball batting beach bench biathlon billiards birdie bobsleigh boots boules bouncer bowler bowling bowls boxing brakeman bridging bronco bull's-eye bully-off bunker caddie camel cannon canoe canoeing catcher centre chanko-nabe
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The Complete Art of Printing and Enlarging by Dr. O. R. Croy (£13.00)Publisher: Focal Press — 1979Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 0240447557]Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper a little rubbed at the edges with a stain to the foot of the reverse and minor splits at the lower corners.Description: 15th Impression, 3rd Edition. [First Edition: 1950] Illustrated with black and white photographs. From the cover: “THIS IS THE FIFTEENTH PRINTING of O. R. Croy’s most popular book — which is in its third edition and something of a classic in many languages.

There have been few photographers blessed with such unusual gifts, who have amassed so much varied experience as O. R. Croy did, before he died in 1977.

As the son of a painter he grew up with an artist’s tools. At university he read photographic chemistry to become first a research worker and then a teacher in his own right. Yet somehow this still left him with time for his hobby, conjuring.

His interest in art, his scientific training, his ability to teach and his skilful hands made him a very exceptional sort of photographer. He continuously broke new ground both by using the camera as a tool for serving science and by creating unusual pictures just for the fun of it. His macro-photographic illustrations of natural history and his pictorial jokes in American and Continental magazines thrust into many fields and established new techniques.

Of his books on photography this one is the most methodical and detailed in covering that decisive last phase of photographic work — the finished print — which in the end speaks for every photographer, amateur and professional, beginner and advanced alike.

On how to make prints — ordinary prints and elaborately controlled prints, straightforward prints and very tricky prints—there is such a wealth of technical knowledge and personal experience that you will be unlikely to find it between the covers of any other single volume.

It is like an encyclopaedic cookery book — you can follow its recipes without ever having tried your hand at them before and you will find new ideas, novel methods and exciting possibilities suggested by them, however wide your own experience may be.

And how matter of fact, easily understood and readable it all is! Croy had the gift of really good teachers of never using more words than necessary and never forgetting any that matter. There is a message and a lesson in every sentence he writes. And there is practical evidence in every picture he shows.

A glance at his photographs and his diagrams is the best proof that he knows what he is talking about. They are all his own in this book.”
Notes: Size: 9¼" x 7". Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 256 pages. Tags: abrasive acid adding after-treatment alum aperture apparatus appearance artificial asparagus asphalt assembling attachment automatic backed background balsam bas bathroom baths bevelled bleacher bleaching blisters blocking borders bromide brush brushes brushing bud camouflaging canvas carbon carrier centring chalk chemical chloride chlorobromide chrome chromium cleaning clearing clouds codes colouring colours coma combination compressed
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Alternative Cures by Bill Gottlieb (£12.50)Publisher: Rodale — 2002Binding: Hardback [ISBN: 9781579540586]Condition: Near Fine.Description: From the cover: “300 of America’s best alternative-oriented M. D. ’s, herbalists, nutritionists, naturopaths, homeopaths, and other holistic healers reveal their most effective natural remedies for 160 everyday and serious health problems..”
  • 60 easy-to-follow illustrations for healing exercises and pain-relieving pressure points.
  • Dozens of resources for natural products and practitioners.
  • An at-a-glance guide to understanding 22 alternative healing modalities.
  • For every problem, expert advice on when to seek professional help.
Notes: Size: 9¼" x 6¾". Pictorial boards. 716 pages. Tags: health mind body alternative medicine naturopathy holistic fitness diet therapies bill gottlieb 1579540589 herbalists nutrionists healers homeopaths naturopaths 9781579540586
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Cosmopolitan Survival Guide by Angela Phillips (£12.50)Publisher: Dorling Kindersley — 1996Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 0751303194]Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. Top edge of DJ slightly ruffled, a little faded at the margins. Text bright and tight.Description: Illustrated with colour photographs. From the cover: “Women are under increasing pressure in today’s competitive world, expected to manage a career, a home, a fulfilling relationship and responsibility for childcare. This book focuses on all the day-to-day issues that affect women’s lives, from health and relationships, to work and running a home, providing practical information and constructive advice. The book also provides all the tools you need to become more effective in your personal life and at work. Realistic and pragmatic, it is an invaluable resource to be referred to again and again in the different stages of your life.”Notes: Size: 9½" x 7¾". Pictorial boards. 192 pages. Tags: personal evaluation positive thinking exercises self-help programmes boost your confidence self-image stress reduction self-defence sequences workout plans assertiveness techniques kick-starting your career balancing work childcare coping time managem
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Romantic Writings by Edited by Stephen Bygrave (£12.50)Publisher: Routledge — 1996Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0415135788]Condition: Very Good. Lightly rubbed at the tips of the wrappers. Light reading creases to the spine. Leans. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: First in this, paperback, edition. From the cover: “Romantic Writings is an ideal introduction to a wide range of poetry and prose from the period between about 1780 and 1830. The reader is guided through canonical works by Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Keats and Shelley, and through lesser-known texts by women writers such as Mary Robinson, Letitia Elizabeth Landon and Felicia Hemans. The book introduces current debates about such issues as the Romantic artist, women writers and readers, and colonialism and the exotic. Romantic Writings has been designed for readers beginning undergraduate study in literature and is written in a lively and accessible style. Each chapter includes practical exercises in analysing significant passages of text and criticism, followed by detailed discussion. Also included are key critical texts by Stuart Curran, Raymond Schwab, Sigmund Freud and Rene Wellek.”Notes: Size: 9¾" x 7¼". In the Approaching Literature series. 352 pages. Tags: allegory allen altered amanda britain british bygrave byron century colonialism concept conclusion contexts cornish corsair criticism curran defences england english european exotic freud gilroy graham great history hoffmann introduction irish kingdom kleist leask literary literature matthews narrative nigel novels oriental other poems poetry poets prelude prose raymond readers reading renaissance richard romantic romanticism schwab scottish sigmund stephen stuart susan theory uncanny united verse versions wellek welsh women writers writing
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Learning Perl on Win32 Systems by Randal L. Schwartz; Erik Olson; Tome Christiansen; (£11.50)Publisher: O'Reilly — 1997Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 1565923243]Condition: Very Good. Lightly rubbed at the tips of the wraps otherwise a very well presented copy.Description: First in this edition. From the cover: “In this smooth, carefully paced course, leading Perl trainers and a Windows NT practitioner teach you to program in the language that promises to emerge as the scripting language of choice on NT. On Win32, Perl is a language for easily manipulating text, files, user and group profiles, performance and event logs, and Registry entries, and a distribution is available in the Windows NT Resource Kit.”Notes: Foreword or introduction by Larry Wall. Size: 9¼" x 7". 282 pages. Tags: learning perl win32 systems programming exercises system functions database access with perl ole automation with perl scalar data list array variables array operators control structures hash tdin stdout return values arguments user function file-level my0 variable labeled blocks control structures filehandle file tests defining format the cgi.pm module passing parameters via cgi troubleshooting cgi programs dbm databases and dbm hashes globbing using backquotes the registry
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Nothing Is Impossible with God by Kathryn Kuhlman (£11.50)Publisher: Prentice-Hall — 1974Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0136252931]Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with a crease to the foot of the upper panel. Text complete, clean and tight but now somewhat age-tanned and a touch musty.Description: Illustrated with black and white photographs. From the cover: “Like Kathryn Kuhlman’s earlier accounts of her ministry this book is composed of the first-person accounts of men and women whose lives were changed during Miss Kuhlman’s Miracle Services. Patients with terminal cancer, children with leukaemia and birth defects; victims of arthritis, multiple sclerosis, and spinal disintegration — these are only a few of the countless thousands who have been touched by God’s healing power in the midst of a crowded auditorium. Miss Kuhlman calls out their locations and bids them “Stand and accept your healing”. And before the eyes of friends and relatives, individuals arise from wheel-chairs and stretchers, born anew in both mind and body. Incredible? And yet, this book presents the stories of twenty people who were considered hopeless by medical science and who later returned, cured, to amaze their own doctors — and live new, utterly joyful lives, transformed by their new-found faith.”Notes: Size: 8½" x 5½". Black Spine Strip with Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 305 pages. Tags: decision-making client-centred potentialities interpretation reincarnation relationships psychological compatibility organizations non-directive contemplative materialistic consciousness philosophical implications difficulties transforming spirituality perspectives omnipresence christianity note-keeping self-denying temperament androgynous sensitivity personality encouraging counselling materialism stocktaking depression meditation scientific objectives sacraments dependency discussion relaxation friendship resistance time-limit fellowship lay-people challenges privatized tertiaries journaling devotional faith-cure literature
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Running for Fitness by Peter & Sebastian Coe (£11.50)Publisher: Michael Joseph — 1983Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0907516211]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper with a slight crease to the foot of the upper panel.Description: Illustrated with black and white photographs.Notes: Size: 10" x 6¾". Blue boards with Silver titling to the Spine. 192 pages. Tags: ability activities aids alcohol aspects athletics author authorities balancing basic baths chair chiropractice circuit classes concentration contractions cycling daily dancing desk diet dozen drying effective elderly essentials everyday exercises fibre fitness foreword games health holidays hygiene index jogging joints local machines maintaining manuals marathon massage means measurement mental mobility motor movements muscles organisations osteopathy performances physical planning posture precautions precision programme pulse rate recreational relaxation relaxed rewarding routines running safety sexes sickness skipping smoking spa sport static swimming teeth therapy training uncomplicated using walking washing weigh
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Simply Pilates by Jennifer Pohlman (£11.50)Publisher: Hinkler — 2004Binding: Hardback (Laminated Boards) [ISBN: 1865157902]Condition: Near Fine. CD present and unopened.Description: From the cover: “The book comprises a complete workout, progressing step-by-step through a series of beginner-level exercises which can easily be performed at home with nothing more than an exercise mat. The DVD comprises 42 peaceful minutes to relax and focus your mind in the privacy of you own home. You will be guided step-by-step through a complete workout.”Notes: Size: 11¾" x 7¼". 64 pages. Tags: professionals self-defence philosophies kick-boxing champissage counselling resistance assessment imbalances stretches technique postnatal exercises abdominal alexander boxercise holistic muscular training swimming exercise mobility stresses approach correct massage circuit muscles workout pilates fitness medical indian health breath method upper lower music books yoga lean mind body ante head back and
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The Less-Than-Perfect Horse: Problems Encountered And Solutions Explained by Jane Thelwall (£11.50)Publisher: Methuen — 1987Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0413143805]Condition: Good+ — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper slightly ruffled at the edges with a ½" closed, but untidy, tear at the head of the spine. Stained at the foot of the reverse of the lower panel. Pages deeply tanned by age. Price Clipped. Previous owners' inscription to the first blank.Description: Illustrated with black and white photographs. From the cover: “Every horse — however perfect he may appear – will have produced some problems at some problems at some stage of his training. There are no rigid rules in training the horse, other than the necessity for understanding between horse and trainer. From twenty years’ experience of working with hundreds of horses in a variety of disciplines, however, Jane Thelwall here sets out a blueprint for the ideal order of basic training to achieve maximum progress by asking the horse the right question at the right time.”Notes: Size: 9½" x 6¼". Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 288 pages. Tags: horsemastership herring-gutted well-ribbed-up teeth-grinding short-coupled tail-swishing cross-country goose-rumped hindquarters conformation distribution breast-girth competitions transporting anti-tetanus sesamoiditis construction show-jumping steeplechase enlargements roughed-off dismounting breastplate troublesome shoulder-in inoculation cat-jumping maintaining breaking-in instruction fomentation martingales frightened difficulty collection ballooning poulticing artificial equitation quartering over-reach galvayne’s unsaddling equestrian headcollar veterinary kimblewick suspension foot-falls blistering grass-kept
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The Trainers by Ann Martin (£11.50)Publisher: Stanley Paul & Co — 1972Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 009113370X]Condition: Good+ - in Good+ DJ. Gently bruised at head of spine and top corners with commensurate ruffling to the DJ, a little faded. Edges of the textblock lightly tanned. Text bright and tight.Description: From the cover: “Horse riding has shown an unparalleled rate of expansion in recent years. Having mastered the art, an increasing number of people seek a new challenge in competitive riding and most have little idea whom to approach for help. The Trainers is directed at the growing number of riders who wish to test their skill in competition, and aims to interest teenagers and parents wondering whether to send their children for further training, as well as those riders already in competition who seek to raise their standard.”Notes: Illustrated by Tiptaft. Foreword or introduction by Derek Allhusen. Size: 8¾" x 5¾". Brown boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 192 pages. Tags: jumping dressage show classes horse trials books riding top trainers ann martin bertie hill dick stiiiwell lars sederholm alison oliver princess anne showjumping stars david broome harvey smith gunnar andersen doublet badminton burghley grand prix dressage test farrucco olympic gold medal winning team sancho richard walker lis hartel
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The Ultimate Psychometric Test Book: Over 1,000 Test Questions With Explanations by Mike Bryon (£11.50)Publisher: Kogan Page — 2007Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0749444584]Condition: Very Good. Lightly rubbed at the tips of the wrappers. Text complete, clean and tight. Description: From the cover: “The use of psychometric tests in selection and assessment procedures is on the increase. For unprepared candidates, they represent a considerable challenge — many more people are failed than pass. "The Ultimate Psychometric Test Book" will help candidates stand out from the crowd. Designed for self-study, it contains 1000 practice test questions — more than any other book previously published. It deals with all the major types of question and provides essential advice on the winning mindset. The large number and range of questions provides an excellent opportunity for any candidate to practice, which is the key to achieving success in the real tests. It will enable readers to recognise the different sorts of question, practice to improve their technique, boost their confidence and locate further practice material. Types of test covered include: verbal reasoning, numerical reasoning, personality questionnaires, non-verbal reasoning (including diagrammatic reasoning), mechanical comprehension, and IQ tests. The Ultimate Psychometric Test Book is essential reading for any job hunter who is serious about achieving their goals..”Notes: Size: 9¾" x 7½". [VI] 250 pages. Tags: 0749444584 achieving advice brain bryon business careers economics employee employment exercises games hunting job logic measurement mike problems psychological psychometric psychometrics selection success teasers testing tests
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The Whitbread Book of Horses by Designed by Brian Rooney (£11.50)Publisher: Stanley Paul — 1962Binding: Hardback First Edition. Condition: Very Good. Boards slightly sprung. Leans slightly. Previous owners inscription to the first blank. Text bright and tight.Description: Illustrated with black and white photographs. Contents: Heavy Draught Horses • Army and Police Horses • Ponies • Pony Clubs • Point-To-Point • Polo • Show jumping • Flat Racing • Fox Hunting • Steeple chasing • Organising a Show Jumping Event •Notes: Size: 9¾" x 7¼". Grey boards with Red titling to the Spine. 128 pages. Tags: azoturia basic bedding blanketing borium botulism braiding breeds cereal chasing chronic circulatory cleaning clipping clothing clubs colic concentrates conditioning confinement conformation constraint contagious copd detecting digestion digestive discipline disease draught ectoparasites equine event exercises faradism feeding fencing fitness foal foaling fox freeze-marking grains grass-kept grazing grooming haemolytic handling harness hayage healthy
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Walk! It Could Change Your Life… by John Man (£11.50)Publisher: Paddington Press — 1979Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0448226855]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Gently bruised at the head of the spine and top corners with commensurate ruffling to the dust wrapper, slight fraying at the head of the spine. Text complete, clean and tight but slight mustiness.Description: Illustrated with black and white photographs. From the flap: “No matter what anyone tells you, running is not the only way to fitness and inner well-being. There's an easier — and for many — a safer, less strenuous and infinitely more enjoyable way to get there. Walk!”Notes: Jacket designed by Colin Lewis. Size: 9½" x 6¼". Grey boards with Red titling to the Spine. 255 pages. Tags: sternocleidomastoid cross-training cardiovascular carbohydrates gastrocnemius long-distance pedestrianism strengthening pembrokeshire recreational trailwalking hill-walking orienteering overtraining osteoporosis spectacular countryside pedestrians chiropodist racewalking heel-to-toe dehydration exploration stretching travelling hamstrings treadmills podiatrist contouring south-west celebrated pedometers commission endorphins peninsula footprint strolling athlete’s footpaths britain’s beautiful cleveland diaphragm fasciitis exploring mendicant marathons exercises stretches ridgeway ordnance
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Anam Cara: Spiritual Wisdom from the Celtic World by John O'Donohue (£10.50)Publisher: Bantam — 1999Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0553505920]Condition: Very Good+.Description: Later printing. From the cover: “When St Patrick came to Ireland in the fifth century AD, he encountered the Celtic people and a flourishing spiritual tradition that had already existed for thousands of years. He discovered that where the Christians worshipped one God, the Celts had many and found divinity all around them: in the rivers, hills, sea and sky. The ancient Celtic reverence for the spirit in all things survives today — a vibrant legacy of mystical wisdom that is unique in the Western world. Now, in this exquisite book, Irish poet and scholar John O’Donohue shares with us the secrets of this ancient world. Using authentic Irish prayers and blessings, he reveals the treasures that lie hidden within your own soul and the ‘secret divinity’ in your relationships. As he traces the cycles of life and nature, he draws from the holy waters of Ireland’s spiritual heritage to lead you to a place where your heart can be healed and nourished. It is a place where you will discover your own Anam Cara, your true ‘soul friend’.”Notes: Size: B Format (7¾" x 5¼"). 281 pages. Tags: anger approach aquinas arbiter augustine awareness baptism baron basic belief bible boundaries breathing calendar calvary challenges changing christ christian church’s clergy comforts concern confession contract corporate counselling courses daily darkness dependency depression devotional differing directors discussion distress dreams education elitism encouraging evagrius evolution exercises existence faith faithful fantasy favourite feelings fellowship
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Banish Your Belly: The Ultimate Guide for Achieving a Lean, Strong Body: Now by Kenton Robinson (£10.50)Publisher: Rodale — 1997Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0875965016]Condition: Very Good. Upper wrap a little curled. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: Illustrated with black and white photographs. From the cover: “Every man wants to look better — to have a flatter belly, a more angular torso, better definition in the arms and legs. Being strong and lean means being healthy, having energy, feeling positive about the world. Inside you'll find the perfect blend of advice to guarantee that you reach your personal weight and strength goals. You'll discover more than 160 exercises custom-built for body shaping and weight loss, each featuring step-by-step photographs, ratings for difficulty, plus ‘Do It Better’ tips to keep things challenging for even the most accomplished athlete. You'11 also find customized workouts for your own personal fitness goals.”Notes: Size: 10¾" x 8½". 407 pages. Tags: robinson 0875965016 weight loss men health mind body exercise fitness
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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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Fat to Firm at Any Age by Alisa Bauman; Sarí Harrar; (£10.50)Publisher: Rodale Press — 1998Binding: Hardback (Laminated Boards) First Edition. [ISBN: 0875964125]Condition: Very Good. Gently faded at the spine. Gentle bruise to the tail of the spine and a small scuff to the lower panel. Text bright and tight. A pleasant copy.Description: How You Can Have a Slimmer, Well-Toned Body at Age 30, 40, and Beyond.Notes: Size: 9½" x 6¾". Pictorial boards. 474 pages. Tags: neurotransmitters mono-unsaturated hypo-allergenic methylxanthines cholecystokinin diverticulitis hyperglycaemia corticotrophin ready-prepared stabilisation thermogenesis carbohydrates fat-trimming constipation hydrogenated calorie-rich adulteration osteoporosis waist-to-hip body-firming genetically determining weight-loss temperature ingredients convenience flavourings cholesterol suppressing composition liposuction middle-aged elimination nutritional supplement exercising monosodium attraction importance mini-meals endorphins depression withdrawal metabolism strategies stimulants overweight sweeteners prevention challenges artificial
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How Dreams Can Enrich Your Relationships by Nicholas Heyneman (£10.50)Publisher: Duncan Baird Publishers — 1999Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 1900131188]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper slightly rubbed at the edges with a small nick to the head of the spine and again to the top corner of the lower panel. Previous owners' inscription to the pastedown. Text complete, clean and tight otherwise. Description: Illustrated by way of: Colour Drawings;

From the cover: “Used alone or with a partner, How Dreams Can Enrich Your Relationships cuts through the muddles of our waking thoughts, shows the emotional issues revealed by dreams in sharp, unflinching focus, and offers a wealth of insightful suggestions to help resolve the tensions inherent in even the most loving relationship.

With this beautiful and interactive book to ease the way, we can open up new possibilities in our quest for love, or navigate through the emotional labyrinth toward mutual clarity and fulfilment. Thought-provoking exercises and specially devised dream scenarios offer dozens of step-by-step ways to use dreams to enhance our love lives, as well as our relationships with family and friends. Discover new ways to benefit from your dream life, based on visualizations, role play, storytelling, and other techniques for solo or mutual dreamwork.

Whether we are looking for signposts in our early adventures of wooing and courtship, or attempting to fathom how to put an established bond more truly back on course, the insights of this invaluable dream primer will make better partners and lovers of us all, as well as enable us to find contentment within a family situation or friendship.”
Notes: Size: 9¾" x 7¾". Purple boards with White titling to the Spine. 144 pages. Tags: dreams relationships dream interpretation mutual understanding feelings and desires interpersonal relations nicholas heyneman 1900131188 first editions firsts printings 1st
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The Book of Yoga by Christina Brown (£10.50)Publisher: Parragon — 2003Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 1405416300]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper.Description: From the cover: “Do you feel the need to de-stress, improve self-awareness and feel more at peace? Would you like to gain muscular tone and suppleness, to feel rejuvenated and energised? In bringing harmony into mind, body and spirit, regular practice of yoga can help you achieve all this and so much more. Start a new, healthier way of life today with yoga! This comprehensive and instructional guide covers: Introduction to the history and philosophy of yoga; Physical exercises to strengthen and relax the body; Breathing to focus the mind; Relaxation techniques to quieten the body and mind; Mantras and chanting to calm the emotions; Meditation to centre the spirit; Therapeutic yoga for health and healing;”Notes: Size: 10¾" x 8". Pictorial boards. 160 pages. Tags: abdomen abhyasa adho ahimsa aids ajna all also alternate anahata anahata} angle anjaneyasana anxiety aparigraha ardha arm arthritis asanas asteya asthma awareness back backbends baddha bakasana balances balasana bandhas bandhasana basic bed bee bends beyond bhagavad-gita bhajrava bhaktiyoga bharadvajasana bhramari bhujangasana bhujapidasana big biralasana boat body bound bow brahmacharya breath breathing
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The Book of Yoga by Christina Brown (£10.50)Publisher: Parragon — 2003Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 1405416300]Condition: Very Good+ — in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper.Description: From the cover: “Do you feel the need to de-stress, improve self-awareness and feel more at peace? Would you like to gain muscular tone and suppleness, to feel rejuvenated and energised? In bringing harmony into mind, body and spirit, regular practice of yoga can help you achieve all this and so much more. Start a new, healthier way of life today with yoga! This comprehensive and instructional guide covers: Introduction to the history and philosophy of yoga; Physical exercises to strengthen and relax the body; Breathing to focus the mind; Relaxation techniques to quieten the body and mind; Mantras and chanting to calm the emotions; Meditation to centre the spirit; Therapeutic yoga for health and healing;”Notes: 160 pages. Tags: abdomen abhyasa adho ahimsa aids ajna all also alternate anahata anahata} angle anjaneyasana anxiety aparigraha ardha arm arthritis asanas asteya asthma awareness back backbends baddha bakasana balances balasana bandhas bandhasana basic bed bee bends beyond bhagavad-gita bhajrava bhaktiyoga bharadvajasana bhramari bhujangasana bhujapidasana big biralasana boat body bound bow brahmacharya breath breathing
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The Book of Yoga by Christina Brown (£10.50)Publisher: Parragon — 2003Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0752585800]Condition: Very Good+ — in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper.Description: From the cover: “Do you feel the need to de-stress, improve self-awareness and feel more at peace? Would you like to gain muscular tone and suppleness, to feel rejuvenated and energised? In bringing harmony into mind, body and spirit, regular practice of yoga can help you achieve all this and so much more. Start a new, healthier way of life today with yoga! This comprehensive and instructional guide covers: Introduction to the history and philosophy of yoga; Physical exercises to strengthen and relax the body; Breathing to focus the mind; Relaxation techniques to quieten the body and mind; Mantras and chanting to calm the emotions; Meditation to centre the spirit; Therapeutic yoga for health and healing;”Notes: 160 pages. Tags: abdomen abhyasa adho ahimsa aids ajna all also alternate anahata anahata} angle anjaneyasana anxiety aparigraha ardha arm arthritis asanas asteya asthma awareness back backbends baddha bakasana balances balasana bandhas bandhasana basic bed bee bends beyond bhagavad-gita bhajrava bhaktiyoga bharadvajasana bhramari bhujangasana bhujapidasana big biralasana boat body bound bow brahmacharya breath breathing
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The Encyclopaedia of Pregnancy and Birth by Janet Balaskas; Yehudi Gordon; (£10.50)Publisher: Little, Brown & Co. — 1994Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0316906166]Condition: Very Good. Light reading creases to the spine. Lightly rubbed at the tips of the wraps. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: Illustrated with colour photographs & diagrams. A Unique Illustrated Parents’ Guide To The Nine Months Of Pregnancy; Preparing For Labour And Birth; Active Birth; Yoga-Based Exercises For Before And After Birth ; Breathing Awareness; Massage For Parents And Baby; Baby care And Early Parenthood; Modern Medical Care;Notes: Size: 9½" x 6¾". 352 pages. Tags: fertilization klinefelter’s fimbrioplasty bromocriptine obstetricians amniocentesis abnormalities bottlefeeding sterilization implantation grandparents contractions postmaturity progesterone technologies reproduction professional philosophers haemorrhage infertility miscarriage fontanelles chromosomes anaesthesia blastocysts emergencies termination electronic parenthood conceiving relaxation procedures attendants deliveries developing monitoring childbirth depression clomiphene breastfeed complaints fatherhood hereditary episiotomy moodswings ultrasound trimesters obstructed beginning colostrum amniotomy
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The Falklands War: A Visual Diary by Linda Kitson (£10.50)Publisher: Mitchell Beazley — 1982Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0855334576]Condition: Good. A reasonable reading copy only. Gently rubbed at the edges of the spine and wrappers with creasing to the bottom corner of the upper wrapper. Text complete, clean and tight but a little age-tanned.Description: Published in association with the Imperial War Museum. Illustrated with line drawings. First in this, paperback, edition. From the cover: “The Falklands War — A Visual Diary by Linda Kitson is a remarkable book. Linda Kitson was the only official war artist attached to the British Task Force, and she was able to remain with the troops not only for the duration of the war itself, but also for the immediate aftermath.

Commissioned by the Imperial War Museum and the Fleet Air Arm, she left Southampton on May 12. And from that moment until July 17 she drew continuously, producing over 400 drawings.

Her selection of over 100 drawings for this book illustrates every stage of her war experience. From the day she boarded the requisitioned QE2 with 3,000 servicemen, she recorded the continuous, intensive training and preparation. She recorded the transfer at South Georgia to S.S. Canberra; the landings at San Carlos; and the deployment of the forces to Goose Green, to Fitzroy and Darwin, and finally to Stanley. She recorded, too, the poignant and frequently hazardous aspects of the aftermath once the Ceasefire papers had been signed.

The narrative captions that Linda Kitson has written to each of her drawings are expanded from the notes she made in her diary. The military detail is there, so too is the very human story.

This visual diary is a compelling document, and carries the distinction of both immediacy and historical record. It will be treasured because it reflects so honestly the bravery and determination of men experiencing conditions that have been compared to those of the Crimean War.”
Notes: Illustrated by Elisabeth Frink. Size: 13" x 9½". 112 pages. Tags: air ambulance and archives army arts artworks association autobiography battery battles blowpipe brigade britain campaigns commando conventional corps day defence drawings exercises experiences falklands field forces general georgia graphic great gurkha headquarters helicopter imperial individual infantry islands kitson land libraries linda linda] london medical military museums operations paintings personal pictorial police practice present published rifles royal south the training troop war warfare weapon with works
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The Handbook of Riding by Mary Gordon-Watson (£10.50)Publisher: Pelham — 1982Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0720714222]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper slightly ruffled at the edges, small nick at the head of the spine. Gently bruised at head & tail of spine and corners. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: Illustrated with black and white photographs. From the flap: “A handbook of riding which provides a complete course for novice riders and those who wish to improve their riding or the performance of their horse. The explanations and instructions are accompanied by photographs, drawings and step-by-step diagrams.”Notes: Foreword or introduction by Mark Phillips. Size: 9½" x 6¾". Brown boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 288 pages. Tags: horsemastership herring-gutted well-ribbed-up communication short-coupled comprehensive show-jumping breast-girth competitions transporting conformation distribution sesamoiditis enlargements construction horsemanship goose-rumped hindquarters accomplished anti-tetanus troublesome shoulder-in martingales inoculation temperature fomentation instruction breaking-in roughed-off dismounting first-class breastplate fundamental galvayne’s artificial equitation over-reach management unsaddling sandcracks headcollar poulticing kimblewick suspension foot-falls techniques quartering blistering guidelines horsewoman equestrian
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The Health and Fitness Book by Edited by Miriam Polunin (£10.50)Publisher: Windward / Here's Health — 1981Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 0711202087]Condition: Good+ — in Good+ Dustwrapper. Gently bruised at the spine ends and corners with commensurate ruffling to the dustwrapper. Edges of the textblock lightly spotted. Light spotting to the blanks. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: Illustrated with line drawings.Notes: Size: 10¼" x 7¾". Green boards with Silver titling to the Spine. 256 pages. Tags: alcohol-related carbohydrates vegetarianism self-massage hydrotherapy introducing biofeedback encouraging underweight nutritional complaints techniques exercising childbirth lifestyles processing gallstones overweight autogenics meditation high-level well-being relaxation intestinal irritating strengthen beneficial conditions illnesses headaches self-help naturally breathing balancing exercises relieving additives shoulders arthritis digestive lifestyle everyday relaxing activity children minerals problems approach physical backache swimming
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The Horse at Grass by Pat Smallwood (£10.50)Publisher: Kenilworth Press — 1995Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 1872082270]Condition: Very Good.Description: No. 3 In the series. From the cover: “The aim of this series is to provide a comprehensive reference library offering advice and information on the care and management of the horse. Compiled by experts, the books are essential reading for students taking the BHS examinations and invaluable for anyone who owns or rides a horse.”Notes: In the Manual of Stable Management Book series. 72 pages. Tags: rhinopneumonitis horsemastership rhabdomyelitis freeze-marking physiotherapy ectoparasites concentrates conditioning conformation reproductive hydrotherapy vaccinations terminology confinement respiratory improvement circulatory thoroughpin obstructive constraint psychology grass-kept hydroponic blanketing management ultrasonic discipline stringhalt quartering veterinary haemolytic contagious pulmonary digestion exercises detecting laminitis digestive 636.1’083 rationale navicular livestock ligaments knowledge grooming stabling lameness trimming handling cleaning clothing
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Theory And Problems Of Statistics by Murray R. Spiegel (£10.50)Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Co. — 1961Binding: Paperback Condition: Good. Gently faded at the spine and wrappers with a light crease to the upper wrapper. Pages lightly age-tanned. Description: A Later Printing.Notes: Size: 11" x 8¼". In the Schaum's Outline series. 359 pages. Tags: mathematical statistics outlines syllabi problems exercises variables and graphs measures central tendency dispersion elementary probability theory the binomial normal poisson distributions sampling statistical estimation decision small chi square test curve fitting method least squares correlation multiple partial analysis variance nonparametric tests appendices areas under standard student distribution 99th percentile values for murray spiegel schaum outline
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