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Women of Mystery The Lives and Works of Notable Women Crime Novelists
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Women of Mystery The Lives and Works of Notable Women Crime Novelists

By Dubose, Martha; Thomas, Margaret Caldwell

London: St Martin's Press. Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket. 2000. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Minnor shelf wear to unclipped DJ, cigarette burn to rear gutter. ; Grey cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. DJ design by David Baldeosingh Rotstein. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; 480 pages; An examination of the lives and works of numerous female crime novelists from the first, Anna Kathering Green, through writers of the golden age of criime fiction such as Agatha Christie and Dorothy L Sayers, to modern exponents such as Ruth Rendell and P D James. .

$26.60

The Russians
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The Russians

By Smith, Hedrick

London: Sphere Books Limited. Very Good. 1978. Reprint; Third Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Corner crease to front cover, tiny split to base of spine. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside, appears unread. Cover design uncredited. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; 640 pages; A view of what life was like in Soviet Russia in the 1970s by the Pulitzer prize winner who was based there for the New York Times for three years. .

$8.77

Rural Rides
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Rural Rides

By Cobbett, William

Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin Books. Very Good. 1985. Reprint; Fourth Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Minor shelf and edge wear, some foxing to endpapers and edges of reading bock. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover artwork - detail from Study for the Leaping Horse by John Constable. ; Penguin Classics; 542 pages; The classic political travel book, as Cobbett rides across his beloved countryside fumigating against the wrongs Parliament has inflected on the poor, observing the beauty of the land, and as ever, ready to give an opinion on everything he sees. Edited and with an introduction by George Woodcock. .

$5.75

The Basic Book of Organically Grown Foods
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The Basic Book of Organically Grown Foods

By Goldman, M. C. / Hylton, William H.

New York: New American Library. Very Good-; Some reading creases, slight grime to top of reading block, . original UK price sticker to front cover. ; First paperback edition. Nice . tight copy, no names inside.. 1973. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . B&W Illustrations; 336 pages; One of the first books to promote organic farming. .

$14.50

Everything Is Negotiable
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Everything Is Negotiable

By Kennedy, Gavin

London: Arrow Books. Good. 1984. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Some reading and cover creases, split to base of spine, ink stamps to endpapers, heavily foxed. ; Reading copy only. ; 354 pages; A practical book on how to get the best out of any deal based on ten years experience in training negotiators.. .

$3.62

Great Expressions
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Great Expressions

By Vanoni, Marvin

London: Grafton Books. Very Good; Some cover creases and shelf wear, tiny puncture to front . cover. ; Paperback original. Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover . artwork by Ed McLachlan.. 1989. First Edition; First Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . 288 pages; A fascinating collection concerning the origins of popular words and phrases. .

$4.23

The Herb Book
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The Herb Book

By Lust, John B

New York: Bantam Books. Fair; Some reading and cover creases, tiny split to top of spine, missing . front endpaper, some staining to inside front cover, title and top of . reading block. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside. Heavy book and priced . accordingly.. 1980. Reprint; Thirteenth Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . B&W Illustrations; 672 pages; A comprehensive catalog of useful plants with over 2,000 listings and illustarted with over 275 line drawings. .

$6.65

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. .

$5.75

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 .

$14.50

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 .

$7.25

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 .

$8.77

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 .

$5.79

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 .

$14.50

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 .

$6.04

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 .

$5.14

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 .

$5.75

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. .

$4.83

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 .

$15.71

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 .

$7.25

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 .

$6.04

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