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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.

By: Blackstone, William

Price: £950.00

Publisher: London, A. Strahan & W. Woodfall: 1791

Seller ID: 000862


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 ... View more info

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The Midwesterner - the story of Dwight H. Green

By: Casey, Robert J. & Douglas, W.A.S.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Chicago, New York, Toronto, Wilcox & Follett Co: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011194

Condition: Good


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. View more info

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Waterworks, Byelaws and Fittings

By: Davies, Delwyn G.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Published for "Water and Water Engineering" by The Colliery Guardian Company Ltd: 1952

Seller ID: 009250

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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The Struggle for the Falkland Islands - a study in legal and diplomatic history

By: Goebel, Julius

Price: £4.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1982

Seller ID: 013254

ISBN: 0300029446

Condition: Very Good


Originally published in 1927. New edition with a preface and introduction by J.C.J. Metford. Thick octavo, pp xxx, 482, paperback, tiny name and date on the front endpaper, otherwise a very good copy. [The covers are laminated, probably by the previous owner, but this has been done so well it can only be viewed as a bonus.] View more info

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The Law is an Ass - an illustrated collection of legal quotations

By: Irving, Ronald (compiler)

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Duckworth: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 011280

ISBN: 0715629425

Condition: Very Good


A few illustrations, pp xii, 244, a very good copy in dustwrapper. Signed by author on half-title. View more info

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The Middle Temple - a Guide.

By: Lloyd, Stephen & Whitelaw, Lesley

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013219

ISBN: 0955815053

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, slim octavo, pp 76, paperback, slighly bowed, otherwise a very good copy. View more info

The Rights of Women - a Comparative Study in History and Legislation

By: Ostrogorski, M.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Porcupine Press: 1980

Seller ID: 003229

ISBN: 0879919604


8vo, pp xvi, 232, a very good copy, (no dustwrapper was issued for this book).[Originally Published in 1893]. View more info

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Fair Game - the law of country sports and the protection of wildlife

By: Parkes, Charlie & Thornley, John

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Pelham Books: 1994

Seller ID: 013324

ISBN: 0720720303

Condition: Very Good


New revised edition, illustrated, pp xvi, 287, paperback, very slightly worn. [New edition of this concise and comprehensive guide for the lay-person explaining all aspects of the law in England, Wales and Scotland as it affects matters ranging from poaching and trespass to possession and use of firearms, and from predator control to hunting.] View more info

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Grafters All - the art of robbery

By: Parr, Eric

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Max Reinhardt: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011395

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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A Manual of Forensic Entomology

By: Smith, Kenneth G. V.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, The Trustees of the British Museum: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012690

ISBN: 0565009907

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, large octavo, pp 205, a small mark on the fore-edge, otherwise extremely clean internally, decorated cloth in very good condition. (One of the standard texts, and very highly rated professionally]. View more info

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Chloroform - the quest for oblivion

By: Stratmann, Linda

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Thrupp, Stroud., Sutton Publishing Limited: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011923

ISBN: 0750930985

Condition: 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 suspi... View more info

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Teaching Ethics. Volume Three: Environmental Ethics

By: Thomas, Rosamund M.(ed)

Price: £13.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Centre for Business and Public Sector Ethics: 1995

Seller ID: 009849

ISBN: 187189106X

Condition: Very 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 sustaina... View more info

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Punishment - an illustrated history

By: Walker, Peter N.

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, David & Charles: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011692

ISBN: 0715355813

Condition: Good


Illustrated, octavo, a slight mark to the half-title, otherwise clean and tight internally. pp 159, cloth very slightly bowed. View more info

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Dating and Age Determination of Biological Materials

By: Zimmerman, Michael R & Angel, J. Lawrence

Price: £11.50

Publisher: London, Croom Helm: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011463

ISBN: 0709904703

Condition: Very Good


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 scienc... View more info