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Chloroform - the quest for oblivion, Stratmann, Linda
Chloroform - the quest for oblivion
Stratmann, Linda
3.50 GBP

Poisons and Poisoners, with historical accounts of some famous mysteries in ancient and modern times, Thompson, C.J.S.
Poisons and Poisoners, with historical accounts of some famous mysteries in ancient and modern times
Thompson, C.J.S.
40.00 GBP

Punishment - an illustrated history, Walker, Peter N.
Punishment - an illustrated history
Walker, Peter N.
3.00 GBP

Dating and Age Determination of Biological Materials, Zimmerman, Michael R & Angel, J. Lawrence
Dating and Age Determination of Biological Materials
Zimmerman, Michael R & Angel, J. Lawrence
11.50 GBP

A Price Too High - an autobiography, Rawlinson, Peter
A Price Too High - an autobiography
Rawlinson, Peter
8.50 GBP

Grafters All - the art of robbery, Parr, Eric
Grafters All - the art of robbery
Parr, Eric
10.00 GBP

The Law is an Ass - an illustrated collection of legal quotations, Irving, Ronald (compiler)
The Law is an Ass - an illustrated collection of legal quotations
Irving, Ronald (compiler)
8.50 GBP

The Midwesterner - the story of Dwight H. Green, Casey, Robert J. & Douglas, W.A.S.
The Midwesterner - the story of Dwight H. Green
Casey, Robert J. & Douglas, W.A.S.
10.00 GBP

 

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1 Blackstone, William Commentaries on the Laws of England - Eleventh edition, with the last corrections of the author, additions by Richard Burn, and continued to the present time by John Williams.
London A. Strahan & W. Woodfall 1791 
Eleventh edition, with the last corrections of the author, additions by Richard Burn, and continued to the present time by John Williams. 4 VOLUMES, one portrait frontispiece, one folding chart, a little age-browned internally, a few neat contemporary marginal notes, top edge of pages of volume 1 and bottom edge of volume 2 a little stained (affecting the contents slightly), later tan full polished calf, raised bands, red morocco labels, spines a little darkened. A good sound set. 
Price: 950.00 GBP
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The Midwesterner - the story of Dwight H. Green, Casey, Robert J. & Douglas, W.A.S.
2 Casey, Robert J. & Douglas, W.A.S. The Midwesterner - the story of Dwight H. Green
Chicago, New York, Toronto Wilcox & Follett Co 1948 First Edition Cloth Good Rather worn and frayed 
A few illustrations, pp (6), 311, slightly age-toned, slightly used internally, cloth mottled and slightly worn, in a rather worn and frayed dustwrapper which is lacking various pieces round the margins, but which is now nicely protected in a removable plastic film. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Waterworks, Byelaws and Fittings, Davies, Delwyn G.
3 Davies, Delwyn G. Waterworks, Byelaws and Fittings
London Published for "Water and Water Engineering" by The Colliery Guardian Company Ltd 1952 Cloth Very Good Slightly worn and frayed 
Small 8vo, illustrated with 24 small photographs or diagrams within the text, pp 280, + 10 pages of period advertisements at the rear, a very good clean copy internally, cloth very lightly spotted otherwise very good, in a frayed and slightly torn dustwrapper . Very scarce. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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The Law is an Ass - an illustrated collection of legal quotations, Irving, Ronald (compiler)
4 Irving, Ronald (compiler) The Law is an Ass - an illustrated collection of legal quotations
London Duckworth 1999 0715629425 / 9780715629420 First Edition Cloth Very Good Very Good Signed by Author
A few illustrations, pp xii, 244, a very good copy in dustwrapper. Signed by author on half-title. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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5 Ostrogorski, M. The Rights of Women - a Comparative Study in History and Legislation
Philadelphia Porcupine Press 1980 0879919604 / 9780879919603 
8vo, pp xvi, 232, a very good copy, (no dustwrapper was issued for this book).[Originally Published in 1893]. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Grafters All - the art of robbery, Parr, Eric
6 Parr, Eric Grafters All - the art of robbery
London Max Reinhardt 1964 First Edition Cloth Very Good Slightly worn and marked Anton 
Illustrated with 13 drawings by Anton, small 8vo, pp 160, very clean interbally, brown cloth in very good condition, in a dustwrapper which is not price-clipped, but which is a little creased on the spine and a little soiled on the lower cover. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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A Price Too High - an autobiography, Rawlinson, Peter
7 Rawlinson, Peter A Price Too High - an autobiography
London Weidenfeld & Nicholson 1989 0297794310 / 9780297794318 First Edition Cloth Very Good Very Slightly Worn Signed by Author
Illustrated, large octavo, pp viii, 264, very clean internally, blue cloth, the corners very slightly bumped otherwise very good, in a similarly bumped dustwrapper. [Alan Titchmarsh's copy, though no direct provenance, but signed by author on title page "To Alan, who cross-examined me ! With every good wish, Peter Rawlinson".] 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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Chloroform - the quest for oblivion, Stratmann, Linda
8 Stratmann, Linda Chloroform - the quest for oblivion
Thrupp, Stroud. Sutton Publishing Limited 2003 0750930985 / 9780750930987 First Edition Cloth Very Good Very Good 
Illustrated,small octavo, pp xiv, 258, a very good copy in dustwrapper. [Right up until the 19th century, physicians and philosophers regarded sleep as a state of near-oblivion in which there was no mental activity, a kind of halfway stage between wakefulness and death. For the Victorians, therefore, when anaesthesia was first practised, it was commonly seen as traumatic - for doctors were being asked to induce a condition looked upon as partial death. Viewed with suspicion, many feared that they would never wake again, or that they would lose their faculties on a permanent basis, even become insane. Yet, especially after Queen Victoria allowed its administration to her during childbirth, its use to block out pain became widespread. Tracing the social, medical and criminal history of chloroform, this book looks at early medical practices to create oblivion through the discovery of chloroform and its use and misuse in the 19th century, to the present. Today chloroform is no longer used as an anaesthetic, but has a multitude of uses in industry and medical research, including a role in DNA profiling. A by-product of the chlorination of water, we inhale infinitesimal amounts of chloroform every time we have a shower.] 
Price: 3.50 GBP
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Teaching Ethics. Volume Three: Environmental Ethics, Thomas, Rosamund M.(ed)
9 Thomas, Rosamund M.(ed) Teaching Ethics. Volume Three: Environmental Ethics
Cambridge Centre for Business and Public Sector Ethics 1995 187189106X / 9781871891065 Cloth Very Good Good 
Frontispiece, large thick 8vo, pp x, 803, a very good copy in a dustwrapper which is starting to split along the spine. [This comprehensive international book on environmental issues and ethics unites 'best ideas' with 'best practice' for global corporate and social responsibility. It is designed for practitioners in business, government and the professions for improving the environmental policy process, devising 'good management' practices and implementation of sustainable development including the Rio Treaties, as well as for training and education. The book serves as a core text for the new university and college courses (e.g. MBA) on 'environmental ethics' and 'corporate and social responsibility'. Foreword by the recent Chairman of the UK Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution, with contributions ranging from the Canadian Federal Government, a Local Agenda 21 case-study (UK local government), and Professor H. George Frederickson (USA) on 'Social Equity between Generations'. The book also analyses original case-studies, such as 'The Bhopal Gas Disaster' (India) and 'Industrial Quarrying in the Yorkshire Dales' (UK). The book is an indispensable guide to 'best practice' and for educational and training courses, containing references to practices in the UK, the USA, Canada, India and Japan, as well as the EC Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS).] 
Price: 13.00 GBP
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Poisons and Poisoners, with historical accounts of some famous mysteries in ancient and modern times, Thompson, C.J.S.
10 Thompson, C.J.S. Poisons and Poisoners, with historical accounts of some famous mysteries in ancient and modern times
London Harold Shaylor 1931 First Edition Cloth Good 
Illustrated, octavo, pp 392, an inscription on the front endpaper, slight age-toning, an occasional neat pencilled note or line, but otherwise very clean and sound internally, cloth slightly worn and age-toned, the spine head slightly torn. SCARCE. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Punishment - an illustrated history, Walker, Peter N.
11 Walker, Peter N. Punishment - an illustrated history
Newton Abbot David & Charles 1972 0715355813 / 9780715355817 First Edition Cloth Good 
Illustrated, octavo, a slight mark to the half-title, otherwise clean and tight internally. pp 159, cloth very slightly bowed. 
Price: 3.00 GBP
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Dating and Age Determination of Biological Materials, Zimmerman, Michael R & Angel, J. Lawrence
12 Zimmerman, Michael R & Angel, J. Lawrence Dating and Age Determination of Biological Materials
London Croom Helm 1986 0709904703 / 9780709904700 First Edition Cloth Very Good Very Slightly faded. 
Illustrated, pp xii, 292, a very bright copy in a slightly faded dustwrapper. [Dr Peter Moore's copy, with his tiny stamp on the front endpaper. [Radiocarbon dating, electron spin resonance, forensic science etc. There are now a number of established techniques available for dating and determining the age of biological materials. The purpose of this book is to review the relative capabilities and potential of such methods in the context of medicine, biology, earth sciences, palaeontology, archaeology and anthropology. It is anticipated that this volume should become a standard reference work for all involved in this field. This book should be of interest to all those involved in the field of dating and age determination.] 
Price: 11.50 GBP
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