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Witches & Sorcerers
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Witches & Sorcerers

By Daraul, Arkon

London: Tandem Books Ltd. Good+; Light reading creases and shelf wear with tiny split to base of . spine, paper age toned with slight foxing. ; Tandem T35. Nice tight copy, . no names inside. Cover artwork uncredited.. 1965. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; 224 pages; A revealing study of the Satanic powers of Black Magic illustrated with eight B&W plates. .

$5.77

The Golden Bough A Study in Magic and Religion
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The Golden Bough A Study in Magic and Religion

By Frazer, J. G.

London: Macmillan & Company , Ltd.. Good+; Light reading creases and shelf wear, some heavy foxing to inside . covers, endpapers and edges of reading block. ; 8th printing, 1976. Nice . tight copy, no names inside. Heavy book and priced accordingly. Wrap . around cover artwork by Peter Goodfellow.. 1976. Abridged Edition. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Eighth Printing; 992 pages; A wide-ranging, comparative study of mythology and religion aimed at a broad literate audience raised on tales as told in such publications as Thomas Bulfinch's The Age of Fable, or Stories of Gods and Heroes. It offers a modernist approach to discussing religion, treating it dispassionately as a cultural phenomenon rather than from a theological perspective. ; 0333096290 .

$14.55

Fire
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Fire

By Junger, Sebastian

London: Fourth Estate. Near Fine; Nice tight flat copy, no names or marks inside, appears unread.. 2002. Reprint. Paperback. First Printing; 240 pages; From the murderous mechanics of the diamond trade in Sierra Leone and a deadly canyon fire in Idaho to guerilla warfare in Afghanistan and the forensics of genocide in Kosovo, Fire will take you where you wouldn't dream of going on your own. ; 1841157333 .

$7.27

A Civil Action
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A Civil Action

By Harr, Jonathan

Edinburgh: Vintage Books. Very Good+; Some cover creases, some foxing to endpapers and edges of . reading block. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover photo of John . Travolta from the film adaptation. Heavy book and priced accordingly.. 1996. Reprint. Paperback. First Printing; 512 pages; The true story of an epic courtroom showdown, two of America's largest corporations stand accused of causing the deaths of children. Representing the bereaved parents, the unlikeliest of heroes emerges: a young, flamboyant Porsche-driving lawyer who hopes to win millions of dollars and ends up nearly losing everything, including his sanity. ; 0679772677 .

$8.80

Hype And Glory
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Hype And Glory

By Goldman, William

London: Futura. Very Good; Minor shelf wear and cover creasing, some heavy foxing to . inside covers, endpapers and edges of reading block. ; First UK paperback . edition. Nice tight copy, no names inside.. 1991. Reprint. Paperback. First Printing; 320 pages; In 1988 successful screen writer William Goldman had a unique honour. First he was a judge at the Cannes Film Festival, then later in the year he was a judge again, only this time it was at the Miss America beauty pageant. This is his account of his experiences at the two events. ; 0708853293 .

$5.81

La Vida   A Puerto Rican Family in the Culture of Poverty - San Juan and  New York
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La Vida A Puerto Rican Family in the Culture of Poverty - San Juan and New York

By Lewis, Oscar

London: Panther Books. Very Good; Some reading and cover crease, tiny ink mark to front endpaper, . some foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Nice tight copy, no . names inside. Cover photo by Andrew Cockrill. Heavy book and priced . accordingly.. 1968. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; Panther Modern Society; 816 pages; A sociological study of four generations of a Puerto Rican family living in a culture of poverty and trying to survive in a world where everything seems stacked against them. ; 0586025774 .

$14.55

The Provisional I.R.A.
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The Provisional I.R.A.

By Bishop, Patrick; Mallie, Eamonn

London: Corgi Books. Very Good+; Minor cover creases, some foxing to endpapers and edges of . reading block. ; Nice tight flat copy, no names inside, appears unread.. 1988. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; 496 pages; The first full-length study to be undertaken since the Troubles began in 1969, an authoritative examination of the objectives, structure and leaders of the IRA. An invaluable and fascinating account drawing on long and unusually frank interviews with IRA activists of the time. ; 055213337X .

$6.06

Wallis and Edward  Letters, 1931-1937
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Wallis and Edward Letters, 1931-1937

By Bloch, Michael

Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin Books Ltd. Very Good+; Minor shelf and edge wear. ; Nice tight flat copy, no names or . marks inside, appears unread.. 1986. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; B&W Photographs; 336 pages; The intimate private correspondence of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, edited with a preface and intriduction by Michael Bloch. ; 0140098704 .

$5.16

Being Digital
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Being Digital

By Negroponte, Nicholas

New York: Vintage Books. Near Fine; Inside covers toned. ; Nice tight flat copy, no names or marks . inside, appears unread.. 1996. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; 272 pages; A guide to the rapidly-changing digital age and a map for the future envisioning how our lives will be shaped and enhanced by computer-related technology. ; 0679768378 .

$5.77

On the Art of Reading
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On the Art of Reading

By Quiller-Couch, Sir Arthur 'Q'

London: The British Publishers Guild. Very Good-; Some shelf and edge wear with split to base of spine, some . corner creases. ; Guild Books 237. Nice tight copy, no names inside.. 1947. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; 176 pages; Collection of twelve lectures that form a companion to the author's On the Art of Writing. .

$4.84

Twelve Hundred Chinese Basic Characters
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Twelve Hundred Chinese Basic Characters

By Simon, W.

London: Lund Humphries Publishers Ltd. Very Good+; Minor reading creases. ; Nice tight copy, no names or marks . inside.. 1975. Third Edition. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Second Printing; 352 pages; An elementary text book of Chinese characters adapted from the Thousand Caracrter Lessons with a foreword by Wang Yun-Wu. ; 0853310181 .

$15.77

Double Cross The Story of the Man Who Controlled America
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Double Cross The Story of the Man Who Controlled America

By Giancana, Sam and Chuck

London: Warner Books. Near Fine; Nice tight flat copy, no names or marks inside, appears unread.. 1993. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; B&W Photographs; 480 pages; An inside story of the Mafia written by Sam Giancana's brother Chuck with his son, also named Sam. Sam "Mooney" Giancana started as a hitman for Al Capone, and clawed his way to the top of the Mafia hierarchy. In Hollywood he was the Mafia, so when Joe Kennedy asked for his help in getting his son Jack elected president he jumped at it. JFK would be in the White House and Giancana would be the power behind the throne. But then the Kennedy brothers doubled crossed him and went after the Mafia. So Giancana went after the Kennedys... ; 0751500437 .

$7.27

The Provisional I.R.A.
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The Provisional I.R.A.

By Bishop, Patrick; Mallie, Eamonn

London: Corgi Books. Very Good+; Minor shelf wear with slight rubs to fore corners. ; Nice . tight flat copy, no names or marks inside, appears unread.. 1988. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; 496 pages; The first full-length study to be undertaken since the Troubles began in 1969, an authoritative examination of the objectives, structure and leaders of the IRA. An invaluable and fascinating account drawing on long and unusually frank interviews with IRA activists of the time. ; 055213337X .

$6.06

The Pocket Venus A Victorian Scandal
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The Pocket Venus A Victorian Scandal

By Blyth, Henry

London: Sphere Books Limited. Good+; Some reading and cover creases, some shelf and edge wear, tiny . puncture to front cover extending into first few leaves, slight water . staining. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside. Wrap around cover artwork . detail from The Derby Day by William Powell Frith.. 1968. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; B&W Photographs; 288 pages; Just before her wedding to wealthy baronet Henry Chaplin, Lady Florence Paget, known as "The Pocket Venus", had Chaplin take her to Marshall & Snelgrove's on Oxford Street to add to her wedding outfit. While Chaplin waited in the carriage outside, Florence walked straight through the shop and out the other side, where Chaplin's notorious rival the 4th Marquis of Hastings waited for her in a carriage. Hastings and Florence were married the same day. This is an account of one of the most famous scandals of the Victorian period, and its background in the world of horse racing during the 1860s. ; 0722117132 .

$24.26

Concerning Archigram
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Concerning Archigram

By Crompton, Dennis

London: Cornerhouse Publications. Very Good; Light cover creases. ; Nice tight copy, no names or marks . inside.. 1998. First Edition Thus. Paperback. First Printing; B&W and Colour Illustrations; 168 pages; A history of the avant-garde architectural group formed in the 1960s. ; 0948797649 .

$15.17

The Last Word   Questions and Answers from the Popular Column on Everyday  Science
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The Last Word Questions and Answers from the Popular Column on Everyday Science

By O'Hare, Mick

Oxford: Oxford University Press. Very Good+; Light shelf wear, tiny closed tear to fore edge of front . cover. ; Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside. Cover artwork by Spile . Gerrell.. 1998. Paperback. Seventh Printing; B&W Illustrations; 240 pages; A fascinating collection of readers queries to the popular science magazine and the informative answers to them. ; 0192861999 .

$6.06

The Last Word 2  More Questions and Answers on Everyday Science: More  Questions and Answers on Everyday Science Vol 2
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The Last Word 2 More Questions and Answers on Everyday Science: More Questions and Answers on Everyday Science Vol 2

By Scientist, New And O'Hare, Mick

Oxford: Oxford Paperbacks. Very Good+; Slight shelf wear. ; Nice tight copy, no names or marks . inside. Cover artwork by Spile Gerrell.. 2000. Paperback. Second Printing; B&W Illustrations; 224 pages; A second fascinating collection of readers queries to the popular science magazine and the informative answers to them. ; 0192862049 .

$6.06

View from the West Hill
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View from the West Hill

By Cook, Mary

Carleton Place, Ontario: Wallace Enterprises,Canada. Good+; Some cover creases and shelf wear, somewhat thumbed with some grime . to top of reading block, ink gift message to front endpaper. ; Signed by . author on title.. 1987. First Edition. Paperback. First Printing; B&W Photographs; 160 pages; An excellent memoir of growing up on the upper Ottawa Valley during the Depression years. ; Signed by Author; 0969302606 .

$14.55

Grub, Water & Relief  Tales of the Great Western 1835-1892
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Grub, Water & Relief Tales of the Great Western 1835-1892

By Vaughan, Adrian

Gloucester: Alan Sutton Publishing. Very Good; Slight cover creasing and shelf wear. ; First paperback . edition. Nice tight copy, no names inside.. 1987. Reprint. Paperback. First Printing; B&W Photographs; 192 pages; The development of the Victorian GWR from its rough-and-ready beginnings is traced through accounts of the daily lives of the people who worked on it. ; 0862994225 .

$7.27

Top Dog  A Cavalier View of the English
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Top Dog A Cavalier View of the English

By Auberjonois, Fernand

London: Debrett's Peerage Limited. Very Good in Good+ dust jacket; Tape repair to rear of unclipped DJ. Ex . library copy with usual stamps and marks inside. ; Brown cloth boards with . gilt lettering to spine and crown motif to front board.. 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. Ex-Library . First Printing; B&W Illustrations; 96 pages; A comical review of England and the English as told from the perspective of a Cavalier King Charles spaniel. Preface by the Duke of St. Albans and an introduction by Susannah York. ; 0905649397 .

$7.27

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