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The Future Sea
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The Future Sea

By Fichter, George S

New York: Sterling Publishing Company. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1979. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Missing DJ if issued, original price sticker to rear cover. ; Satin finish pictorial cloth boards. Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside, appears unread. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; Colour Photographs; 168 pages; Illustrated hardcover on the oceanographic studies being done now (the late 1970s) & planned for the future with more than 70 color illustrations showing the deep sea work with Sealab, experiments in living under the sea for extended periods, improved methods for mining salts & extracting minerals from the sea bottom, intensive searches for lost gold & relics from sunken ships, new ways to control weather at sea & developments in obtaining food and medicine from sea life. As well as harnessing energy from the ocean. .

$17.90

Future Shock
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Future Shock

By Toffler, Alvin

London: Pan Books. Very Good-. 1975. Reprint; Eleventh Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Some shelf and edge wear. ; Eleventh printing. Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; 520 pages; Future shock is the disease of change, which can overwhelm both people and society if not dealt with. A prophetic book of its time and still an important read for today. .

$7.15

Gangland London's Underworld
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Gangland London's Underworld

By Morton, James

London: Warner Books. Near Fine. 1993. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Nice tight flat copy, no names or marks inside, appears unread and near as new. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; B&W Photographs; 480 pages; The spectacular trial of the high-profile Kray brothers blew the lid off the London Underworld of the 1950s and 60s. But what of the great city's gangland before and since? This comprehensive and thoroughly researched history of London crime exposes some startling conclusions about exactly who lurked - and still lurks - in the powerhouses of the Underworld. From the Dover Road Gang of the 1880s to the era of the Krays and up to the Triads and Yardies of the present, .

$8.06

Encyclopaedia Of Murder
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Encyclopaedia Of Murder

By Wilson, Colin; Pitman, Pat

London: Pan Books. Good. 1964. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Minor edge and shelf wear, inside covers and endpapers heavily foxed, paper toned, some sign of marginal bookworm damage. ; Pan E1. Nice tight copy, no names inside, seems unread. ; B&W Photographs; 672 pages; A study of the character, background, mentality, bitter unconscious humour and pathos of over 300 murderers. .

$7.15

A Far Valley  Four Years in a Japanese Village
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A Far Valley Four Years in a Japanese Village

By Moeran, Brian

Tokyo, Japan: Kodansha International Ltd. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1998. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Some shelf wear to unclipped dg, with corner crease to front fly, slight curl to top of spine possibly due to compression at some point in history. ; First paperback edition, first printing with full number line. Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside, appears unread. ; 264 pages; Personal account of the four years that English anthropologist Brian Moeran and his family spent in the Oni Valley of southern Japan. Part private journal, part social and moral commentary, describing everyday life and the complicated sets of relationships that emerged. Personal tragedy intrudes when Moeran's eldest son breaks his neck in a diving accident at the local primary school. Who is to blame? In trying to deal with this situation, he becomes entangled in a series of half-truths and deceit as those involved try to avoid responsibility. Gradually realizing that he will forever remain an outsider in this valley, and with real regret is forced to leave. .

$8.66

Women on Top
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Women on Top

By Friday, Nancy

London: Hutchinson. Very Good. 1992. Reprint; Sixteenth Printing. Paperback. Trade PB . Some reading and cover creases, light shelf wear, some foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Distributed by Book Club CN4063. Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover photo by Tansi Spinks. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; 448 pages; A compilation of letters sent to the author by women sharing their most intimate sexual fantasies about topics such as masturbation, oral sex, sex with more than one man, lesbian sex and anal sex. .

$17.32

The Penguin Book of Lies
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The Penguin Book of Lies

By Kerr, Philip

Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin Books. Near Fine. 1991. First Edition; First Printing. Paperback. First edition, first printing with full number line. Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside, appears unread and near as new. Cover photos show Lenin at a meeting in the Kremlin, October 1922 and how the image was changed to delete Rykov and Kamenev, who were later both executed following show trials. Very heavy book and priced accordingly. ; 560 pages; A history of the art of inexactitude or in modern parlance - "fake news", from the Bible to modern politicians. .

$17.90

Mathematics  The New Golden Age
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Mathematics The New Golden Age

By Devlin, Keith

Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin Books. Very Good. 1990. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Trade PB . Minor shelf and edge wear, slight grime to edges of reading block. ; Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside, appears unread. Cover illustration reproduced from Beauty of Fractals by Peitgen and Richter. ; B&W Illustrations; 304 pages; A glimpse of the extraordinary vistas and bizarre universes opened up by contemporary mathematics. .

$8.66

Sexual Personae  Art And Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson
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Sexual Personae Art And Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson

By Paglia, Camille

London: Penguin. Very Good. 1992. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Trade PB . Some cover corner creases and shelf wear, slight scratches to rear cover. ; Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside, appears unread. Very heavy book and priced accordingly. ; Penguin Literary Criticism; B&W Photographs; 736 pages; A provocative survey of western culture giving a compelling reassessment of established thinking on literature, religion, sadism, sex differences and society that challenges the assumptions of conservatives and liberals alike. .

$42.98

The Subversive Family  An Alternative History of Love and Marriage
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The Subversive Family An Alternative History of Love and Marriage

By Mount, Ferdinand

London: Unwin Paperbacks. Very Good-. 1983. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Some foxing to covers, paper edge toned. ; Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside, appears unread. Cover artwork detail from Portrait of Henry Unton, The Banquet by unknown artist c1596. ; Counterpoint; 282 pages; A reassessment of the social history of the family unit. .

$7.15

Silent Spring
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Silent Spring

By Carson, Rachel

New York: Fawcett Crest. Good+. 1964. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Some shelf and edge wear, old ink price to front cover, ink name and water staining to front endpaper. Some foxing to inside covers, endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Crest t681. First paperback edition. Good reading copy. ; 304 pages; Now concidered one of the most influential books of the twentieth century. Although some of the fears expressed in the work proved groundless, nevertheless it was one of the first works that exposed the destruction of wildlife through the widespread use of pesticides. Thereby raising public awareness to the threats to the natural environment posed by the agrochemical industry and inspiring the growth of the green movement. .

$10.74

Go M.A.D!  Go Make a Difference!
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Go M.A.D! Go Make a Difference!

London: Think Publishing Limited. Fair. 2001. First Edition; First Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Some reading and cover creases, some shelf wear, missing front endpaper, some foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Good reading copy, no names inside. Cover artwork uncredited. ; B&W Illustrations; 178 pages; 365 practical tips to help save the planet through ecological living. .

$2.09

Gods of Management
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Gods of Management

By Handy, Charles

London: Arrow Books. Very Good. 1995. Reprint; Fourth Printing. Paperback. Minor cover creases, slight crack to spine, ink name to front endpaper. ; Fourth printing. Nice tight copy, no names inside, appears unread. Cover design uncredited. ; B&W Illustrations; 272 pages; Handy's exploration of four different styles of management and business organisations. The club culture, ruled over by Zeus; the role culture, whose patron saint is Apollo; the task culture, owing allegiance to Athena; and the existential culture, whose people come under the orbit of Dionysus. .

$7.15

The Vagina Monologues
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The Vagina Monologues

By Ensler, Eve

London: Virago. Very Good. 2003. Reprint; Ninth Printing. Paperback. Light shelf wear, some heavy foxing to inside covers and endpapers. ; Ninth printing, 2003. Nice tight copy, no names inside, appears unread. Cover photo by Joan Marcus. ; 224 pages; A celebration of female sexuality in all its complexity and mystery. Hailed as the bible for a new generation of women. .

$5.67

Between Women Love, Envy, and Competition in Women's Friendships
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Between Women Love, Envy, and Competition in Women's Friendships

By Eichenbaum, Luise; Orbach, Susie

New York: Viking Press. Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket. 1988. First American Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Minor shelf wear to unclipped DJ, some foxing to inside covers, endpapers and edges of reading block. Remainder line to fore edge of reading block and pink star stamp to base. ; Khaki boards quarter bound dark blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy, no names inside. DJ design by Neil Stuart. ; 240 pages; Exploring the reasons behind women's strained relationships, the authors discuss how women can achieve strong inner selves as well as maintain strong attachments to one another. .

$21.48

Class A View from Middle England
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Class A View from Middle England

By Cooper, Jilly

London: Book Club Associates. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1980. Reprint; First Printing. Hardcover. Book Club Edition . Minor shelf wear to unclipped DJ, light foxing to edges of reading block. ; BCA CN6802. Pale green cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, pale green endpapers. Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside appears unread. DJ photo by Theo Bergstrom. ; B&W Illustrations; 288 pages; An amusing expose of the English class system. .

$11.34

Rambling On
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Rambling On

By Harding, Mike

London: Robson Books Ltd. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1986. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Light shelf wear to price clipped DJ, ink gift message to inside front cover, light foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Dark green rexine boards with gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy. DJ artwork by Larry. ; Cartoons; 156 pages; A not altogether reverent look at the world of the countryside rambler and long distance walker. .

$11.34

The Yoredale Way
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The Yoredale Way

By Piggin, J.K.E.

Clapham, North Yorkshire: Dalesman Publishing Co Ltd. Very Good. 1980. First Edition; First Printing. Paperback. Small sticker tear to front cover, remains of another sticker to rear. ; First edition, first printing, 1980. Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover photo uncredited. ; B&W Photographs and Maps; 72 pages; Details of a 100 mile long-distance walk tracing the River Ure, anciently known as the Yore, from where it joins the River Ouse, a few miles north of York, to it's source among the Pennine fells between Hawes and Kirkby Stephen. .

$7.15

Information On Paint Defects and Remedies
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Information On Paint Defects and Remedies

Darwen, Lancashire: The Walpamur Company Limited. Very Good- with no dust jacket. 1958. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Missing DJ if issued, slight grime to front cover, corners lightly bumped, some foxing. ; Red gloss boards with white lettering to front and red lettering to white spine, decorated endpapers. Nice tight copy, no names inside. ; B&W Photographs; 40 pages; Companion volume to An Introduction to Paint dealing with the problems that may be encountered when using paints of various kinds, and suggesting methods by which these can be avoided or remedied. Illustrated with twelve B&W plates. .

$42.98

Cod  A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World
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Cod A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World

By Kurlansky, Mark

London: Vintage. Very Good+. 1999. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Light reading creases and shelf wear. ; Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside. ; B&W Illustrations and Photographs; 304 pages; A gem of a book about the history of a fish and it's importance in being one of the basic foodstuffs in the Northern hemisphere. A fish that was so plentiful no-one believed it would ever become scarce, and therefore a fish that has become a metaphor for mankind's over exploitation of the world's oceans and the environment as a whole. .

$7.15

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