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Image for 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

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

By: Anon

Price: £180.00

Publisher: London, Offices of 'Echoes from the Clubs': 1867

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 016730

Condition: Good


3 volumes of a weekly magazine, published every Wednesday. All volumes in matching 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 col... View more info

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The Great Transformation: The World in the Time of Buddha, Socrates, Confucius and Jeremiah

By: Armstrong, Karen

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Atlantic Books: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 020501

ISBN: 1903809754

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Image for 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

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

By: Compiled By East Cut Knife and Districts Historical Society

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Canada, East Cut Knife and Districts Historical Society: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017700

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Image for Thus Spoke Galileo: The Great Scientist's Ideas and Their Relevance to the Present Day

Thus Spoke Galileo: The Great Scientist's Ideas and Their Relevance to the Present Day

By: Galileo Galilei / Frova, Andrea / Marenzana, Mariapiera / Translated By Jim McManus in Collaboration with the Authors

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Oxford, OUP: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017756

ISBN: 0198566255

Condition: Very Good


xx + 493pp, index, main texts and additional reading, illustrations. Black boards, 4 pages uncut otherwise a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The Web of the Universe: An Occult Theory of Sub-stance, of Man's Origins and the Source of His Creative Powers

The Web of the Universe: An Occult Theory of Sub-stance, of Man's Origins and the Source of His Creative Powers

By: Gardner, EL

Price: £13.50

Publisher: London, The Theosophical Publishing House: 1938

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 021762

Condition: Good


103pp, references, appendix, 25 charts, diagrams and illustrations. Blue boards, gilt design to front, spine dulled, edge rubs, foxing mainly to endpapers and edges, a few marks to front endpaper, owner's details neatly to same, overall a Good tight copy without dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Witchcraft, the Sixth Sense - and Us

Witchcraft, the Sixth Sense - and Us

By: Glass, Justine

Price: £27.00

Publisher: London, Neville Spearman: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030586

Condition: Very Good


205pp, 8pp black and white plates plus frontispiece. Green boards, light wear and ageing only, a VG copy in a Good (edge rubs, small surface loss, spine head internally reinforced, not price-clipped) dustwrapper. View more info

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The Warlock's Book: Secrets of Black Magic from the Ancient Grimoires

By: Haining, Peter

Price: £27.00

Publisher: London, WH Allen: 1972

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 030587

ISBN: 0491001894

Condition: Good


110pp, appendix, 2pp photographs, illustrated by George Underwood based on original woodcuts. Contents:- The Black Sabbat; The Black Magic Rituals; Sex Magic; The Ointments and Drugs of Black Magic; The Ancient Secrets; Afterword; Appendix - The Initiation Ceremonies of Modern Black Magic. Black boards, ex-library, so signs of label removal to front pastedown/endpaper, stamp to front endpaper and verso of title page, label remains to rear endpaper, otherwise light ageing, a few marks to pages and edges, overall a Good working copy only in a VG dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The Parish of Pluckley, Kent: Monumental Inscriptions in the Church, and Churchyard

The Parish of Pluckley, Kent: Monumental Inscriptions in the Church, and Churchyard

By: Haslewood, The Rev. Francis

Price: £27.00

Publisher: Ipswich, The Rev. Francis Haslewood: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022670

Condition: Very Good


viii + 94pp + 2pp adverts, index. Maroon boards, blind-stamped borders, gilt spine titling and to front board, a few rubs/bumps, some foxing mainly to endpapers, letter to the author tipped in at rear. Overall a VG copy. Excellent reference for the genealogist. View more info

Image for Descendants of the Reverend Thomas Higginson

Descendants of the Reverend Thomas Higginson

By: Higginson, Thomas Boyd

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, The Research Publishing Company: 1958

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Seller ID: 022587

Condition: Very Good


64pp, index, frontispiece. Blue boards, gilt titling, foxing mainly to endpapers, a VG copy in (marks to rear panel) dustwrapper. Limited edition, this is No. 77/250. The Irish Higginsons of Ballinderry. View more info

Image for Making Men into Fathers: Men, Masculinities and the Social Politics of Fatherhood

Making Men into Fathers: Men, Masculinities and the Social Politics of Fatherhood

By: Hobson, Barbara (Editor)

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Cambridge, CUP: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018883

ISBN: 0521006120

Condition: Very Good


x + 328pp, index, references, notes, charts. Softback, a VG clean tight copy. A collection of 10 essays. View more info

Image for John Arthur Parkin and His Australian Family

John Arthur Parkin and His Australian Family

By: Ian Stuart Parkin (4th Generation)

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Australia, AC Parkin & Co: 2002

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Seller ID: 030323

Condition: Very Good


xi + 228pp, family trees and illustrations throughout. Limited edition, this is no.25/300. Black boards, VG in (sunning to spine and adjacent edge) dustwrapper. Invaluable reference for the family historian. View more info

Image for Social Freedom: The Responsibility View

Social Freedom: The Responsibility View

By: Kristjánsson, Kristján

Price: £10.80

Publisher: Cambridge, CUP: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: R15019

ISBN: 0521560926

Condition: Very Good


xi + 221pp, index, bibliography. Black boards, VG clean tight copy in (rear panel a little grubby) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for European Monographs in Social Psychology: The Social Psychology of Minority Influence

European Monographs in Social Psychology: The Social Psychology of Minority Influence

By: Mugny, Gabriel / Perez, Juan A. (Translated By Vivian Waltz Lamongie)

Price: £10.80

Publisher: Cambridge, CUP: 1991

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: R15025

ISBN: 0521390540

Condition: Very Good


xiv + 190pp, index, references, appendices. Laminated boards, VG clean tight copy. View more info

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An Introduction to the History of Duelling

By: Noble, Duncan

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Ken Trotman Publishing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022020

ISBN: 190507400X

Condition: Very Good


44pp, illustrations. Booklet, staples rusting otherwise a VG copy. This study covers the history of duelling, weapons in Europe and beyond. View more info

Image for Notes on the Barrows and Bone-Caves of Derbyshire with an Account of a Descent Into Elden Hole

Notes on the Barrows and Bone-Caves of Derbyshire with an Account of a Descent Into Elden Hole

By: Pennington, Rooke

Price: £36.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1877

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022702

Condition: Very Good


124pp, 3 appendices, errata slip. Red blind-stamped boards, gilt titling, rough cut edges (closed edge tear to 1 page), general light ageing, spine dulled, a VG copy, no dustwrapper. View more info

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The Rous Roll

By: Rous, John / with an Historical Introduction on John Rous and the Warwick Roll By Charles Ross

Price: £90.00

Publisher: Gloucester, Alan Sutton Publishing: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 022446

ISBN: 0904387437

Condition: Very Good


xviii + 134pp, illustrated, index, description of the plates. Blue boards, light ageing only, a VG copy in a price-clipped dustwrapper. Reprint of the 1859 first edition. Covering the Rolls of the Earls of Warwick, an important reference in the study of history, heraldry and genealogy of the late 15th century. View more info

Image for Cambridge Studies in Philosophy: The Body in Mind: Understanding Cognitive Processes

Cambridge Studies in Philosophy: The Body in Mind: Understanding Cognitive Processes

By: Rowlands, Mark

Price: £13.50

Publisher: Cambridge, CUP: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: R15029

ISBN: 052165274X

Condition: Very Good


x + 270pp, index, references. Blue boards, VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The Leaf and the Tree: The Story of an English Family

The Leaf and the Tree: The Story of an English Family

By: Skottowe, Philip F

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, The Research Publishing Company: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022591

Condition: Good


85pp, index, 19pp illustrations. Blue cloth boards, patchy discolouration to boards, light wear, light ageing to contents which are VG, so a Good copy in a Fair-to-Good (rubs/small holes to spine, some marking, browning to spine and edges, not price-clipped) dustwrapper. Scarce. View more info

Image for Occult Chemistry Re-evaluated

Occult Chemistry Re-evaluated

By: Smith, Ernest Lester

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, The Theosophical Publishing House: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021768

ISBN: 0835602303

Condition: Very Good


xii + 107pp, references, 11 diagrams, 2 tables. Softback, light wear and ageing only, a VG copy. A companion book to 'Occult Chemistry' by Annie Besant and CW Leadbeater. View more info

Image for It's a PC World: What it Means to Live in a Land Gone Politically Correct

It's a PC World: What it Means to Live in a Land Gone Politically Correct

By: Stourton, Edward

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 020899

ISBN: 0340954868

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Image for A Study in Survival: Conan Doyle Solves the Final Problem

A Study in Survival: Conan Doyle Solves the Final Problem

By: Straughan, Roger

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Winchester, O Books: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 022263

ISBN: 1846942403

Condition: Very Good


x + 176pp, references, illustrations. Softback, light wear only, a VG copy. Personalised gift dedication from the author to 1/2 title page. View more info

Image for Aspilogia: Being Materials of Heraldry. II. Rolls of Arms: Henry III. The Matthew Paris Shields C, 1244-59; Glover's Roll, C. 1253-8 and Walford's Roll, C. 1273; Additions and Corrections to A Catalogue of English Mediaeval Rolls of Arms

Aspilogia: Being Materials of Heraldry. II. Rolls of Arms: Henry III. The Matthew Paris Shields C, 1244-59; Glover's Roll, C. 1253-8 and Walford's Roll, C. 1273; Additions and Corrections to A Catalogue of English Mediaeval Rolls of Arms

By: Tremlett, Thomas Daniel / London, the Late Hugh Stanford / Wagner, Sir Anthony (Editors)

Price: £36.00

Publisher: London, The Society of Antiquaries of London: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022533

Condition: Very Good


xvi +281pp, index, 3 plates. Blue cloth boards, very slight spine fading, gilt spine titling, light ageing only, a VG copy without dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Hume's Theory of Consciousness

Hume's Theory of Consciousness

By: Waxman, Wayne

Price: £10.80

Publisher: Cambridge, CUP: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: R14964

ISBN: 052145381X

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info