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The Sancy Blood Diamond - Power, Greed and the Cursed History of One Of The World's Most Coveted Gems

By: Susan Ronald

Price: $20.00

Publisher: USA, John Wiley & Sons: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 158722

ISBN: 0471436518

Condition: Near Fine Condition


338 pp. This is the fascinating six-hundred-year history of one of the world's most coveted gems and the royal feuds, intrigues, and betrayals it engendered. The Sancy Diamond first came to Europe from India in the fourteenth century, and until 1661 it was the largest white diamond - and the most concentrated and secure form of wealth - in all of Christendom. Alternately believed to impart invincibility to its wearer and to bring ruin to any who owned it, the Sancy cast a seemingly mystical spell over everyone from the king of Portugal to Henry III of France to England's Elizabeth I to Napoleo... View more info

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The Naked Society

By: Vance Packard

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin Books: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 231378

ISBN: 0140208267

Condition: Good Condition


Originally published in 1964, The Naked Society was the first book on the threats to privacy posed by new technologies such as modern surveillance techniques and methods for influencing human behaviour. 322 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Non Fiction; Miscellaneous; ISBN: 0140208267. ISBN/EAN: 9780140208269. Inventory No: 231378. Paperback View more info

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The World's Wealth

By: W. G. Moore

Price: $8.00

Publisher: England, Great Britain, Penguin Books: 1947

Seller ID: 051612

Condition: Good


255 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Non Fiction; Reference; Inventory No: 051612. Paperback View more info

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The Development of Behaviour

By: W. Mary Woodward

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin Books: 1971

Seller ID: 048754

ISBN: 0140802886

Condition: Good


208 pages. From the Penguin Science of Behaviour series published by Penguin Education. Pages browning on edges. Booksellers stamp inside front cover. Cover marked and browning on edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Non Fiction; Unallocated; Psychology. ISBN: 0140802886. ISBN/EAN: 9780140802887. Inventory No: 048754. Paperback View more info

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The Modern Letter Writer

By: W.H. Henry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, J. Pollard: 1953

Seller ID: 239164

Condition: Very Good Condition


192 pages. Spine faded. Age tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Non Fiction; Reference; Inventory No: 239164. Paperback View more info

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Some People

By: W.N. Scott

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Australia, Jacaranda Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2235

Condition: Very Good Condition


141 pages. Dust jacket has protective non adhesive covering. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Non Fiction; Philosophy; Inventory No: 2235. Hardcover View more info

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INDIAN COOKIN (Thank the Lord of Harvest)

By: Whisler, Frances, L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: USA, Nowega Press: 1973

Edition: No Edition Stated

Seller ID: GHE0008775

Condition: Very Good


PB, pictorial card covers, NEW/--, 63pp, sepia print, receipes, handy hints, legends. This is a new, not used book and is in new condition, and gift suitable. The recipes in this delightful book are representative of many areas of North american Indian regions and not exclusive to one nation. There are many recipes that you can try with cereal grains, bread, vegetables, fruit, game, nuts flowers, and leaves. 120g when packed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Non Fiction; Unallocated; Inventory No: GHE0008775. Paperback View more info