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Image for Uncertainties in Peasant Farming - a Columbian Case.

Uncertainties in Peasant Farming - a Columbian Case.

By: Ortiz, S.R.

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London, The Athlone Press: 1973

Edition: First English edition

Seller ID: 000181

ISBN: 0485195461

Condition: Very Good


Octavo, pp x,294, clothbound, a very good copy in a slightly worn and frayed dustwrapper. View more info

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In Highgate Cemetery

By: Pateman, Jean

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Highgate Cemetery Limited: 2005

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 012174

ISBN: 0951949403

Condition: Very Good


Revised edition. Well illustrated, large slim octavo, pp (40), paperback, very slightly worn. [Signed by author on front endpaper.] Surprisingly scarce. View more info

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Feast on the Bridge 2008

By: Patey, Clare

Price: £15.00

Seller ID: 008532

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, pp (72), large horizontal 8vo, pictorial boards, a good copy showing only slight signs of use. [A book of photographs by Tim Mitchell to celebrate the meals held on Southwark Bridge during the Mayor's Thames Festival of 2008] View more info

The History of the Butchers' Company

By: Pearce, Arthur

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, The Meat Trades' Journal Co. Ltd: 1929

Seller ID: 005163


9 plates, large 8vo, pp xii, 280, a little foxing of the fore-edge, dark blue cloth, gilt insignia on upper cover, slightly worn and faded. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter). View more info

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Unusual British House Names and Their Origins

By: Peckham, Shirley E.

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Southampton, Paul Cave Publications:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012450

Condition: Very Good


Not dated ( c.1988 ?). A few illustrations, slim octavo, pp 88, pb, a v.g. copy. [Postage will be reduced] View more info

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50 Key Concepts in Gender Studies

By: Pilcher, Jane & Whelehan, Imelda

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Los Angeles & London, Sage: 2010

Seller ID: 012510

ISBN: 0761970363

Condition: Very Good


Octavo, pp xvi, 193, paperback, a slight mark to the fore-edge, otherwise extremely clean internally, covers in very good condition, almost as new. [Jane Pilcher and Imelda Whelehan's introduction gives an account of gender studies - what it is and how it originated. Their selection of topics is authoritative and the 50 entries reflect the complex, multi-faceted nature of the field in an accessible dictionary format. Each of the 50 key concepts: · begins with a concise definition · includes illustrations of how the concept has been applied within the field · offers examples which allow a cr... View more info

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Fact magazine - a Monograph a Month. Numbers 1 - 15 (lacking number 6)

By: Postgate, Raymond (editor).

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, 1937

Seller ID: 010160

Condition: Fair


[1937 - 1938]. An early run of this interesting little journal, paperbacks, a bit worn, spines frayed and some lacking parts of the spine. From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter, with his stamp in each volume. Comprises MARGARET COLE - The New Economic Revolution. PRIVATE XYZ - I Joined the Army. LEONARD BARNES - Skeleton of the Empire. ARTHUR CALDER-MARSHALL (et al) - Writing in Revolt. RAYMOND POSTGATE - Pocket History of the British Workers. GEORGE LANSBURY - Why Pacifists Should be Socialists. PHILIP MASSEY - Portrait of a Mining Town. A. MORGAN YOUNG - Japan... View more info

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Tales From Below Stairs: The bestselling memoirs of a 1920s kitchen maid (Below Stairs. Climbing the Stairs]

By: Powell, Margaret

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson: 2012

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 014440

ISBN: 1447211839

Condition: Good


Large thick octavo, pp 418, very slightly used internally, paperback, vewry slightly worn, a suggestion of a crease to the spine. [The scarce omnibus edition.] View more info

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The What It Cost The Day Before Yesterday Book - from 1850 to the present day

By: Priestley, Harold

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Havant, Kenneth Mason: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011156

ISBN: 0859370828

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, small 8vo, pp 95, a very good copy in a slightly age-toned dustwrapper. View more info

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Merchant Ivory's English Landscape : rooms, views, and Anglo-Saxon attitudes

By: Pym, John (with foreword by James Ivory)

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Pavilion Books Ltd: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011642

ISBN: 1857936906

Condition: Very Good


Very well illustrated, horizontal quarto, pp 132, a very good copy in dustwrapper. [This volume examines in detail four English films - "A Room With a View", "Maurice", "Howards End" and "The Remains of the Day" - the results of a collaboration, still flourishing after more than 30 years, of the American director James Ivory, the Indian producer Ismail Merchant, and the German-born scriptwriter Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. The Merchant-Ivory team has many personal and professional ties with Britain, and English characters and attitudes observed form the outside have ap... View more info

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The Cream of Beauty - a little book of beauty culture, containing many recipies for useful toilet creams and lotions

By: Redgrove, H. Stanley

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Medical Books Limited: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011999

Condition: Very Good


Small octavo, pp xii, 184, very clean internally, pictorial boards in Art Deco style, very slightly worn, the dustwrapper is very browned and marked but complete. SCARCE. View more info

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Drama and Society (Themes in Drama Volume 1)

By: Redmond, James

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009702

ISBN: 0521220769

Condition: Very Good


A few illustrations, 8vo, pp xii, 321, very slight age-toning to the pages, otherwise a really excellent copy in a dustwrapper which has the slightest suggestion of fading to the spine and a very tiny crease at its spine head.. View more info

Women of Oklahoma, 1890-1920

By: Reese, Linda Williams

Price: £4.00

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press: 1997

Seller ID: 003718

ISBN: 0806129999


Illustrated, 8vo, pp xviii, 366, a very good hardback copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Once a Teacher

By: Reid, Robin

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Merton Park, London, The Badger Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007644

ISBN: 0951199706

Condition: Fair


8vo, pp 230, a bit age-toned, fore-edge slightly scuffed, slightly worn internally, paperback, covers slightly worn. SCARCE. [One man's experiences in state education, mainly around London.] View more info

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Beds - with many noteworthy instances of lying on, under or about them

By: Reynolds, Reginald

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011667

Condition: Good


Small octavo, pp 239, a little age-toned internally, cloth a little dull and marked. (Not illustrated). View more info

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The Castles on the Ground - the anatomy of suburbia

By: Richards, J.M.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1973

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 012007

ISBN: 0719529085

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated by John Piper, slim octavo, pp vi, 96, fore-edge very slightly marked, otherwise a very good copy in a very slightly worn dustwrapper. View more info

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Drink, Temperance and the Working Class in Nineteenth Century Germany

By: Roberts, James S.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Boston, George Allen & Unwin Ltd: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011988

ISBN: 0049430297

Condition: Very Good


Octavo, pp xvi, 155, cloth with a slight suggestion of fading, very slightly bumped at the corners, otherwise a very good copy in a very slightly worn dustwrapper. View more info

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From "Superman" to Man

By: Rogers, J.A.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: St Petersburg, Helga M. Rogers: 1996

Seller ID: 011394

ISBN: 0960229442

Condition: Very Good


Small 8vo, pp 131, exceptionally clean internally, blue cloth showing the slightest signs of rubbing, in a slightly worn and creased dustwrapper. [Joel Augustus Rogers (1880 or 1883 - 1966) was a Jamaican-American author, journalist, and historian who contributed to the history of Africa and the African diaspora, especially the history of African Americans in the United States. His research spanned the academic fields of history, sociology and anthropology. He challenged prevailing ideas about race, demonstrated the connections between civilizations, and traced African achievements. He was one... View more info

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Solidarity Forever - 100 years of Kings Cross ASLEF

By: Rose, John

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Kings Cross ASLEF: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012843

ISBN: 0951203509

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, small slim octavo, pp 96, very clean internally, paperback, covers showing very slight signs of wear, spine a little faded. Very scarce. [Still a good sound copy of a very scarce booklet, charting a specific part of the history of the Trade Union Movement]. {Postage will be reduced} View more info

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The Companion to Women in the Workplace

By: SCHNEIDER, Dorothy & Carl J.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Santa Barbara, 1993

Seller ID: 003720

ISBN: 0874366941


Illustrated, large 8vo, pp xxx, 371, a very good copy in dustwrapper. View more info