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Echoes from the Clubs: A Record of Political Topics and Social Amenities. Volume I May - October, 1867; Volume II November 1867 - April 1868; Volume III May - December 1868, Anon
1 Anon
Echoes from the Clubs: A Record of Political Topics and Social Amenities. Volume I May - October, 1867; Volume II November 1867 - April 1868; Volume III May - December 1868
London Offices of 'Echoes from the Clubs' 1867 First British Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 3 volumes of a weekly magazine, published every Wednesday. All volumes in martching green boards, gilt border to each panel, gilt titling. Volume I: v+ 401pp, index. Light wear, rear endpaper creased. Volume II: v + 453pp, illustrated. Light wear, illustrated. Volume III: vi + 672pp. 15mm split to spine top otherwise light wear, general foxing, numerous double page illustrations plus folding plates, some of which have been misfolded and sit unevenly, with some creasing and tears and minor loss. One page requires edge trimming. Volumes I and II are VG, Volume III Good only. A very scarce and collectable set of period publications. Packed weight approx 5kg, UK at standard rate, overseas at cost. 
Price: 200.00 GBP
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The Great Transformation: The World in the Time of Buddha, Socrates, Confucius and Jeremiah, Armstrong, Karen
2 Armstrong, Karen
The Great Transformation: The World in the Time of Buddha, Socrates, Confucius and Jeremiah
London Atlantic Books 2006 1903809754 / 9781903809754 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xviii + 474pp, index, bibliography, glossary, notes, maps. Black boards, a few marks to page edges otherwise a VG copy in (slight edge sunning) dustwrapper. Personalised gift inscription from the author to title page. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Where the Cut Knife Waters Flow: A History of the Districts of Cloan; Cut Knife; Gallivan; Ovenstown; Riding Hill; Rockhaven; Rose Mound; Stringer; Triple Lake; Weewona; Willowview, Compiled By East Cut Knife and Districts Historical Society
3 Compiled By East Cut Knife and Districts Historical Society
Where the Cut Knife Waters Flow: A History of the Districts of Cloan; Cut Knife; Gallivan; Ovenstown; Riding Hill; Rockhaven; Rose Mound; Stringer; Triple Lake; Weewona; Willowview
Canada East Cut Knife and Districts Historical Society 1980 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 826pp, index, illustrated, illustrated endpapers. Detailed history of the area stretching from the Battle River in the north to the Big Rock in the south. Includes a vast amount of detail about individual families so an excellent reference for genealogists. Blue boards, gilt decoration and titling, a VG clean tight copy. Included is a 4pp supplement. Heavy book, approx 2.5kg packed, extra shipping required to non-UK address. 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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Collapse : How Societies Choose to Fail or Survive, Diamond, Jared M.
4 Diamond, Jared M.
Collapse : How Societies Choose to Fail or Survive
London Allen Lane 2005 0713992867 / 9780713992861 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xv + 575pp, index, 42 plates, 11 maps. Black boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. The mysterious collapse of past civilizations. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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The Haunting of Borley Rectory, Dingwall, Eric J / Goldney, Kathleen M / Hall, Trevor H
5 Dingwall, Eric J / Goldney, Kathleen M / Hall, Trevor H
The Haunting of Borley Rectory
London Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd 1956 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xiv + 181pp, index, 5 plates, 3 plans. An ex-library copy. Black patterned boards, general edge rubbing, numbers to spine base, label remains to front pastedown, library stamps to front endpaper/title page and verso, a few other marks, overall a Good tight working copy of a scarce title, without dustwrapper. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Thus Spoke Galileo: The Great Scientist's Ideas and Their Relevance to the Present Day, Galileo Galilei / Frova, Andrea / Marenzana, Mariapiera / Translated By Jim McManus in Collaboration with the Authors
6 Galileo Galilei / Frova, Andrea / Marenzana, Mariapiera / Translated By Jim McManus in Collaboration with the Authors
Thus Spoke Galileo: The Great Scientist's Ideas and Their Relevance to the Present Day
Oxford OUP 2006 0198566255 / 9780198566250 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xx + 493pp, index, main texts and additional reading, illustrations. Black boards, 4 pages uncut otherwise a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Making Men into Fathers: Men, Masculinities and the Social Politics of Fatherhood, Hobson, Barbara (Editor)
7 Hobson, Barbara (Editor)
Making Men into Fathers: Men, Masculinities and the Social Politics of Fatherhood
Cambridge CUP 2002 0521006120 / 9780521006125 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall x + 328pp, index, references, notes, charts. Softback, a VG clean tight copy. A collection of 10 essays. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Social Freedom: The Responsibility View, Kristjįnsson, Kristjįn
8 Kristjįnsson, Kristjįn
Social Freedom: The Responsibility View
Cambridge CUP 1996 0521560926 / 9780521560924 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xi + 221pp, index, bibliography. Black boards, VG clean tight copy in (rear panel a little grubby) dustwrapper. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Fashion and Fetishism: A Social History of the Corset, Tight-Lacing and Other Forms of Body-Sculpture in the West, Kunzle, David
9 Kunzle, David
Fashion and Fetishism: A Social History of the Corset, Tight-Lacing and Other Forms of Body-Sculpture in the West
USA Rowman and Littlefield 1982 0847662764 / 9780847662760 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Near Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xxiv + 359pp, index, bibliography, appendix, 87 plates, figures in text. Black boards, a VG clean tight copy in (slight creasing to each fly-leaf, now in removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. Heavy book, extra shipping may be required to non-UK address. 
Price: 22.00 GBP
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What is Madness?, Leader, Darian
10 Leader, Darian
What is Madness?
London Hamish Hamilton 2011 Reprint Hard Cover Good Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 359pp, notes. Black boards, light browning to contents, previous owner's name inked out on front endpaper, pencilled annotation throughout the book. Overall a Good working copy only, in dustwrapper. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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On Liberty & Considerations on Representative Government, Mill, John Stuart / with an Introductory Essay By Isaiah Berlin
11 Mill, John Stuart / with an Introductory Essay By Isaiah Berlin
On Liberty & Considerations on Representative Government
London The Folio Society 2008 First Thus Hard Cover Fine In Slipcase 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xxv + 357pp, illustrations. With minor emendations, this book follows the text of the first editions of each book, from 1859 and 1861 respectively. Pictorial boards, a Fine copy in grey slipcase. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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European Monographs in Social Psychology: The Social Psychology of Minority Influence, Mugny, Gabriel / Perez, Juan A. (Translated By Vivian Waltz Lamongie)
12 Mugny, Gabriel / Perez, Juan A. (Translated By Vivian Waltz Lamongie)
European Monographs in Social Psychology: The Social Psychology of Minority Influence
Cambridge CUP 1991 0521390540 / 9780521390545 First British Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket (Laminated Boards) 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xiv + 190pp, index, references, appendices. Laminated boards, VG clean tight copy. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Cambridge Studies in Philosophy: Causes and Coincidences, Owens, David
13 Owens, David
Cambridge Studies in Philosophy: Causes and Coincidences
Cambridge CUP 1992 0521416507 / 9780521416504 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xii + 188pp, index, bibliography. Blue boards, VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. 
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An Inquiry Into the Animism and Folk-lore of the Guiana Indians (Extract from the 30th Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology), Roth, Walter E
14 Roth, Walter E
An Inquiry Into the Animism and Folk-lore of the Guiana Indians (Extract from the 30th Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology)
Washington Government Printing Office 1915 First Thus Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 349pp, index, glossary, 4 plates (1 colour), 6 illustrations in text. Green boards, decoration to front, a few marks, light wear, general browning to contents, overall a VG tight copy, no dustwrapper. Includes an extensive number of myths and folk-tales, all indexed. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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Cambridge Studies in Philosophy: The Body in Mind: Understanding Cognitive Processes, Rowlands, Mark
15 Rowlands, Mark
Cambridge Studies in Philosophy: The Body in Mind: Understanding Cognitive Processes
Cambridge CUP 1999 052165274X / 9780521652742 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall x + 270pp, index, references. Blue boards, VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Readings in Medieval Philosophy, Schoedinger, Andrew B
16 Schoedinger, Andrew B
Readings in Medieval Philosophy
New York OUP 1996 0195092929 / 9780195092929 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall ix + 853pp, drawings in text. Blue cloth boards, mauve titling, general light wear, a VG clean tight copy without dustwrapper. Heavy book, extra shipping may be required to non-UK address. 
Price: 24.00 GBP
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It's a PC World: What it Means to Live in a Land Gone Politically Correct, Stourton, Edward
17 Stourton, Edward
It's a PC World: What it Means to Live in a Land Gone Politically Correct
London Hodder & Stoughton 2008 0340954868 / 9780340954867 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall x + 262pp, index. Grey boards, a VG copy in dustwrapper. Flat signed by the author to title page, removeable label to front of dustwrapper indicating that it was signed at Waterstone's. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The Folklore Society Mistletoe Series Volume 18: Plant-Lore Studies: Papers Read at a Joint Conference of the Botanical Society of the British Isles and the Folklorew Society, Held at the University of Sussex, April 1983, Vickery, Roy (Foreword By JFM Cannon, General Editor HRE Davidson)
18 Vickery, Roy (Foreword By JFM Cannon, General Editor HRE Davidson)
The Folklore Society Mistletoe Series Volume 18: Plant-Lore Studies: Papers Read at a Joint Conference of the Botanical Society of the British Isles and the Folklorew Society, Held at the University of Sussex, April 1983
London The Folklore Society 1984 0903515083 / 9780903515085 First Edition Soft Cover Nr VG No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall x + 261pp, index, not illustrated. Green card covers, general reading creases to covers and spine otherwise VG clean tight copy. The folklore of plants presented in a single volume. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Tourism and Religion (Tourism Social Science Series), Vukonic, Boris (Translated By Sanja Matesic)
19 Vukonic, Boris (Translated By Sanja Matesic)
Tourism and Religion (Tourism Social Science Series)
Oxford Pergamon Press 1996 0080425615 / 9780080425610 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket (Laminated Boards) 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xvi + 208pp, indexes, bibliography. Laminated pictorial boards, some ink annotation to text (black ink, mainly lines next to text block, limited underlining, mainly to 2 chapters only of 15), so graded as a Good working copy and priced accordingly. Slight colour fading to spine and adjacent edges. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Hume's Theory of Consciousness, Waxman, Wayne
20 Waxman, Wayne
Hume's Theory of Consciousness
Cambridge CUP 1994 052145381X / 9780521453813 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xvi + 347pp, index, bibliography, notes. Green boards, VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. This book attempts a comprehensive analysis and re-evaluation of the first book of Hume's Treatise of Human Nature. 
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