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Image for Planning - a Broadsheet Issued by PEP (Political and Economic Planning) Volume 1 - Vol 32  (i.e. Issues 1 - 498)

Planning - a Broadsheet Issued by PEP (Political and Economic Planning) Volume 1 - Vol 32 (i.e. Issues 1 - 498)

By: N/A

Price: £500.00

Publisher: London,

Seller ID: 005801

Condition: Good


1933 - 1966. (Lacking only three issues - 415, 466, 471). An amazing, highly unusual long run of this diverse publication. Volumes 1 - 18 are clothbound, slightly marked and faded but very sound; the rest are in original parts, a few minor imperfections, but overall very good. A quick sample glance through the 495 issues offerd here immediately shows the range of articles : The Use of Statistics (1934). The Fuel problem (1935). The State of the Highlands (1936). The Health Services (1937). The Control of Rivers (1938). London Under Bombing (1941). Refugees in Britain (1944). The Unmarried Moth... View more info

The Directory of Westminster & Whitehall, 2005/6

By: N/A

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Carlton Publishing & Printing Limited: 2005

Seller ID: 003986

ISBN: 1901581853


Quarto, pp 570, paperback, covers very slightly rubbed and top corner slightly creased, otherwise a very good copy. View more info

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Dialectical Materialism - the theoretical foundation of Marxism - Leninism

By: Adoratsky, V

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Martin Lawrence:

Seller ID: 010807

Condition: Fair


[Not dated - c. 1934 ?]. Small 8vo, pp 96, age-toning and use internally, three pages with turned corners, soft cloth marked and a bit worn. A good working copy. [Vladimir Viktorovich Adoratsky was a Soviet communist historian and political theorist. In 1920, he became assistant manager of the Central Archives Board, and in 1932 a member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR. He wrote a number of works on the Marxist theory of the state and law, and on the philosophy and history of Marxism.] Postage will be reduced. View more info

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Now, Where Are We ? 1967 - 2017

By: Armour, Jonathan (introduction)

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Androtechnie: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013216

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, small square 12mo, (measures 148mm x 148mm), pp (36), paperback, a very good copy. [Complete with illustrated price list, quarto, five pages, stapled]. An exhibition in response to the fiftieth anniversary of the decriminilisation of sex between men. {Postage will be reduced} View more info

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Bermondsey Story - the Life of Alfred Salter

By: Brockway, Fenner

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd: 1951

Seller ID: 010916

Condition: Very Good


Second impression. A few plates, pp xii, 246, endpapers a little browned otherwise very clean internally, red cloth with only slight suggestions of fading or wear; the dustwrapper is price-clipped, it is a little age-toned, slightly worn and frayed at the margins, lacking a few small pieces at the head and tail of the spine and at the corners. Now nicely protected in a removable film cover. SCARCE. View more info

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Speeches on American Taxation and Conciliation With Britain

By: Burke, Edmund (Arthur D. Innes - editor)

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Cambridge at the University Press: 1916

Seller ID: 011496

Condition: Good


12mo, pp xxxiv, 200, a few creased pages, some neat inked manuscript notes, a signature and date on the front endpaper, cloth very slightly worn, upper cover a bit bleached. View more info

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Political Theories of the Middle Age

By: Gierke, Otto (translated, with an introduction by Frederic William Maitland)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1938

Seller ID: 009940

Condition: Good


Large 8vo, pp lxxx, 197, lightly foxed, personal bookplate on front endpaper, blue cloth very slightly worn, spine dull. [Otto Friedrich von Gierke was a German lawyer and historian. In his four volume magnum opus entitled, Das deutsche Genossenschaftsrecht (or The German law of Associations), he pioneered the study of social groups, and the importance of associations in German life, which stood between the divide of private and public law. During his career at the Berlin University's law department, Gierke was a leading critic of the newly drafted German Civil Code, arguing that it had been m... 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

Image for The Civil and Executive Officers' Assistant; Containing the Forms of Bonds, Wills, Deeds, Letters of Attorney, Policies of Insurance, Releases, Wills, Writs, Pleas, as Contained in the Laws of the State of Connecticut

The Civil and Executive Officers' Assistant; Containing the Forms of Bonds, Wills, Deeds, Letters of Attorney, Policies of Insurance, Releases, Wills, Writs, Pleas, as Contained in the Laws of the State of Connecticut

By: Goodrich, John

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Hartford, Hudson & Goodwin: 1798

Edition: Second Edition.

Seller ID: 000110

Condition: Good


Small 8vo, pp xii,239, rather browned and foxed, head of first few pages slightly stained, a few creases, original full leather, rather scuffed and worn. View more info

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L'homme en société, ou nouvelles vues politiques et économiques pour porter la population au plus haut degré en France. Tome I-II.

By: Goyon de la Plombanie, Henri de

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Paris, Editions d'Histoire Sociale:

Seller ID: 013756

Condition: Very Good


[Originally published 1753]. Facsimile edition, two volumes bound in one, 12mo, pp xii, 262; 279, marbled endpapers, exceptionally clean internally, full calf, gilt decorated spine, very slightly worn and marked. {Number 93 of a limited edition of 250 copies}. [Published anonymously, as was often the case with this author. Foreshadows the effects of increased production on society, the results of industrialisation, urban migration and overcrowding, he proposed the use of cartography to record natural borders and indicate ownership of land, and the improvement of road transport with the use of... View more info

The Burford Records - a study in minor town government

By: Gretton, R.H.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Oxford, at the Clarendon Press: 1920

Seller ID: 006287


Illus, large thick 8vo, pp xx, 736, uncut, the front hinge is very weak and the rear hinge is becoming so, cloth rubbed and slightly worn, joints very rubbed, the spine is dull with a one and a half inch tear to the spine head but no loss. Very scarce - the subscribers' list accounts for about 232 copies. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter]. View more info

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The Chartist Movement

By: Hovell, Mark, (edited and completed, with a memoir, by T.F. Tout)

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Manchester & London, Manchester at the University Press & Longmans: 1925

Seller ID: 006206


Second edition, with corrections. Small thick 8vo, portrait frontispiece. pp xxxviii, 327, fore-edge foxed and a little also on the preliminary and last few pages, paperback, slightly worn throughout, the spine creased. View more info

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Foreign Devil - Thirty Years of Reporting in the Far East

By: Hughes, Richard

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1975

Seller ID: 013590

ISBN: 0233963529

Condition: Very Good


Second impression, octavo, pp 320, fore-edge a little foxed, other edges very slightly so, otherwise very clean internally, a very good copy in very good dustwrapper. View more info

The Paris Commune of 1871 (Left Book Club) + An Introduction to the Paris Commune

By: Jellinek, Frank (+ Dona Torr )

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1937

Seller ID: 006909


Small 8vo, pp 447, with two maps, a little foxing and slightly worn thoughout, original soft orange cloth, slightly worn and marked, tear to the spine head. Loosely inserted is Dona Torr's 16 page "An Introduction to the Paris Commune", and also a Left Book Club application form. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter]. View more info

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The Anarchists

By: Joll, James

Price: £3.75

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013245

Condition: Good


Illustrated, octavo, pp 383, foxing on page edges, cloth slightly worn, in a rather poor shabby dustwrapper. View more info

The Colour Bar in East Africa

By: Leys, Norman

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The Hogarth Press: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007264

Condition: Fair


pp 160, slightly age-toned internally, the last page rather browned, a very tiny hole in the rear endpaper, cloth slightly worn and very unevenly faded, and exremely faded on the spine. [[From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter, with his stamp on the front endpaper] View more info

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China

By: Macnair, Harley Farnsworth (editor)

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Berkeley & Los Angeles, University of California Press: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014566

Condition: Good


A few illustrations, octavo, pp xxxvi, 573, vignette title page printed in blue and red, a little age-toned but otherwise very good internally, red cloth, the spine darkened and a little wrinkled. [A detailed account of American knowledge of China.] View more info

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I, Flook: an autobiography with drawings by Trog

By: Melly, George

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co Ltd: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014543

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated with cartoons, large 12mo, pp (6), 85, very clean internally, paperback, covers slightly age-toned. A remarkably good copy. [Flook was a British comic strip which ran from 1949 to 1984 in the Daily Mail newspaper. It was drawn by Wally Fawkes (of the jazz group Wally Fawkes and the Troglodytes), who signed the strips as "Trog". The central characters were a young boy called Rufus and his magical animal friend, Flook. According to the strip 'The Coming of Flook', which forms part of the cartoon book Rufus and Flook v. Moses Maggot, we learn that Flook, who vaguely rese... View more info

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Employment and Equilibrium - a theoretical discussion

By: Pigou, A.C.

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co Ltd: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013847

Condition: Good


Octavo, pp xii, 283, pages slightly age-toned, a couple of small marks to the fore-edge which also slightly affect the page margins, blue cloth very slightly rubbed and worn, the spine head and tail slightly pulled. SCARCE. [Arthur Cecil Pigou, 1877 - 1959, was an English economist. As a teacher and builder of the School of Economics at the University of Cambridge, he trained and influenced many Cambridge economists who went on to take chairs of economics around the world. His work covered various fields of economics, particularly welfare economics, but also included Business cycle theory, ... View more info

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Political Pamphlets.

By: Pollard, A.F.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co: 1897

Seller ID: 006816


Edited by Arthur Waugh, pp 345, uncut and partly unopened, a little dusty at the margins throughout, blue decorated cloth very slightly worn, spine slightly dull, endpapers discoloured. [Edward Sexby's 'Killing No Murder', George Saville's 'A Rough Draft of a New Model at Sea' and 'Some Cautions for Choice Members of Parliament', John Arbuthnot's 'The Art of Political Lying', Richard Steele's 'The Crisis', Swift's 'Some Free Thoughts About the Present State of Affairs' and 'The Drapier's Letter', Henry St John Viscount Bolingbroke's 'The State of Parties at the Accession of George I', Sir Phil... View more info