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Cambridge College Libraries: Aids for Research Students

By: A. N. L. Munby

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Cambridge, England, W. Heffer and Sons Limited: 1962

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Seller ID: 134244

Condition: Very Good


56 pages. Second edition revised and enlarged. Minor wear to cover. Slight discolouration and foxing to front and rear endpapers and page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Non Fiction; Unallocated; Reference. Inventory No: 134244. Paperback View more info

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Status Anxiety

By: Alain De Botton

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin Books: 2005

Seller ID: 247752

ISBN: 0141014865

Condition: Very Good Condition


In Status Anxiety, bestselling author Alain de Botton sets out to understand our universal fear of failure - and how we might change. We all worry about what others think of us. We all long to succeed and fear failure. We all suffer - to a greater or lesser degree, usually privately and with embarrassment - from status anxiety. For the first time, Alain de Botton gives a name to this universal condition and sets out to investigate both its origins and possible solutions.... View more info

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After Mandela - The Battle for the Soul of South Africa

By: Alec Russell

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, England, Hutchinson: 2009

Seller ID: 164337

ISBN: 0091926025

Condition: Very Good


312 pp. In the early 1990s, the African National Congress, led by Nelson Mandela, engaged in a historic and peaceful transition to power in South Africa. For some, the story of South Africa ended with that moment - the victory of the ANC over the bitter injustice of the apartheid regime, and Mandela's astonishing mission of reconciliation. Yet while the economy has grown steadily, as has a fledgling middle class, and black South Africans have attained positions of great ... View more info

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A Venetian Affair: A True Story of Impossible Love in the Eighteenth Century

By: Andrea Di Robilant

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Australia, Fourth Estate: 2004

Seller ID: 245049

ISBN: 0007154704

Condition: Very Good Condition


The true story of forbidden love in 18th-century Venice between an Italian noble and the brilliant, illegitimate daughter of an English baronet.In 1754 Andrea Memmo, the dashing and gifted scion of a distinguished Catholic family, fell in love with illegitimate English beauty Giustiniana Wynne. This match went against every convention of their day; it was an 'impossible love'.The lovers chased each other through peeling palazzos, ballrooms, salons, theatres and gambling ... View more info

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Gremlins In My Garden - Confessions of a Harassed Horticulturalist

By: Angus MacVicar

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, England, Arrow Books: 1990

Seller ID: 147977

ISBN: 0099697602

Condition: Very Good


140 pp Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Non Fiction; Unallocated; Horticulture::Gardening. ISBN: 0099697602. ISBN/EAN: 9780099697602. Inventory No: 147977. Paperback View more info

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Heat: Adventures in The World's Fiery Places

By: Bill Streever

Price: $25.00

Publisher: USA, Little, Brown: 2013

Seller ID: 241984

ISBN: 0316105333

Condition: Near Fine Condition


A bestselling scientist and nature writer who goes to any extreme to uncover the answers, Bill Streever sets off to find out what heat really means. Let him be your guide and you'll firewalk across hot coals and sweat it out in Death Valley, experience intense fever and fire, learn about the invention of matches and the chemistry of cooking, drink crude oil, and explore thermonuclear weapons and the hottest moment of all time-the big bang. Melting glaciers, warming ocean... View more info

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Brief Authority

By: Charles Hooper

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 228113

Condition: Good Condition


Introduction by Alan Paton. Among the remote, fertile valleys close to the borders of Bechuanaland live the Bafurutse tribe; a pastoral and perhaps a primitive people, but for all that, fully conscious of their dignity as human being. This is the story of the conflict that was precipitated in 1957 between the women of this tribe and their white masters over the enforcement of a new pass law. 384 pages. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Illustrated with black and white ... View more info

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Secrets of the Code : The Unauthorized Guide to the Mysteries Behind The Da Vinci Code

By: Dan Burstein [Editor]

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Orion: 2005

Seller ID: 234042

ISBN: 0752876805

Condition: Very Good Condition


Light tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Non Fiction; Miscellaneous; ISBN: 0752876805. ISBN/EAN: 9780752876801. Inventory No: 234042. Paperback View more info

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MY INDIAN HOME: TULU'S STORY

By: Dasgupta, Dagmar (translated from the German by Susanne Kunz)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Great Britain, Macdonald & Co: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GHE0011340

ISBN: 035613704X

Condition: Very Good Condition


HB, glossy pictorial boards, VG-/--, 30pp, watercolours or b/w drawingas at each opening . General rubbing to edges, spine ends & corners of boards, inside the boards are a little 'wonky' but otherwise square, clean, tight and unmarked. The author is married to an Indian and has spent many years painting and drawing there. In particular, she has got to know the village shown in this book, and all the people who live there. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500... View more info

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The Way To Minack

By: Derek Tangye

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Sphere: 1975

Seller ID: 245293

ISBN: 0722183666

Condition: Good Condition


192 pages. Pages browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Non Fiction; Biography & Autobiography; Autobiography::Memoir. ISBN: 0722183666. ISBN/EAN: 9780722183663. Inventory No: 245293. Paperback View more info

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Participating in Local Affairs

By: Dilys M. Hill

Price: $8.00

Publisher: England, Great Britain, Penguin Books: 1970

Seller ID: 051616

ISBN: 0140211128

Condition: Very Good Condition


236 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Non Fiction; Reference; ISBN: 0140211128. ISBN/EAN: 9780140211122. Inventory No: 051616. Paperback View more info

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America in Prophecy

By: E. G. White

Price: $7.00

Publisher: USA, Inspiration Books east: 1988

Seller ID: 238273

ISBN: 0916547043

Condition: Good Condition


Here are fascinating predictions about America and some surprising conclusions about what the future may hold. 662 pages. Pages browned. Cover edges rubbed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Non Fiction; Miscellaneous; ISBN: 0916547043. ISBN/EAN: 9780916547042. Inventory No: 238273. Paperback View more info

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Maggie A Girl of the streets: Stephen Crane

By: Edited by Thomas A. Gullason

Price: $10.00

Publisher: USA, norton: 1979

Seller ID: 212939

ISBN: 0393950247

Condition: Very Good Condition


This edition reprints the first published version, that of 1893. Misprints and errors have been corrected and are identified in "A Note on the Text." Footnotes indicate changes in wording Crane made for the 1896 edition and explain slang expressions and customs of the day. Maps of the novel's New York City locales are also provided. "Backgrounds and Sources" includes nonfictional accounts of urban life by Jacob Riis and others from which Crane drew, as we... View more info

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American Steamboat Stories

By: Edwin P Hoyt

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Great Britain, Alberland Schuman: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 225142

Condition: Good Condition


Here is the exciting story of steamboating in America from the 17th Century. Front and rear blank endpapers have been removed. 128 pages. Dust jacket has rubbing and small tears to edges and corners and associated wear. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Black and white illustrations. Illustrator: Ann Grifalconi. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Non Fiction; Unallocated; Inventory No: 225142. Hardcover View more info

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COSTUMES & CUSTOMS OF THE BRITISH ISLES

By: Fox, Lilla M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1978

Edition: 2nd Impression

Seller ID: 226011

ISBN: 0701150270

Condition: Very Good


Examines the characteristics of the costumes and customs of the British Isles and how climate, geography, and history influence costume. Illustrator: Author. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Non Fiction; Unallocated; Crafts & Hobbies. ISBN: 0701150270. ISBN/EAN: 9780701150273. Inventory No: 226011. Hardcover View more info

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The Statute Of Liberty - How Australians Can Take Back Their Rights

By: Geoffrey Robertson

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Australia, Vintage: 2009

Seller ID: 236953

ISBN: 1741666821

Condition: Very Good Condition


244 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Australian; Reference; Non Fiction. ISBN/EAN: 9781741666823. Inventory No: 236953. Paperback View more info

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Nine Parts of Desire: The Hidden World of Islamic Women

By: Geraldine Brooks

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Bantam Books: 2008

Seller ID: 234128

ISBN: 1863256121

Condition: Good Condition


Nine Parts of Desire is the story of Brooks' intrepid journey toward an understanding of the women behind the veils, and of the often contradictory political, religious, and cultural forces that shape their lives. Defying our stereotypes about the Muslim world, Brooks' acute analysis of the world's fastest growing religion deftly illustrates how Islam's holiest texts have been misused to justify repression of women, and how male pride and power have warped the original m... View more info

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Fool's Gold: How Unrestrained Greed Corrupted a Dream, Shattered Global Markets and Unleashed a Catastrophe

By: Gillian Tett

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Little, brown: 2009

Seller ID: 245154

ISBN: 1408701677

Condition: Very Good Condition


In the mid 1990s, at a vast hotel complex on a private Florida beach, dozens of bankers from JP Morgan gathered for what was to become a legendary off-site meeting. It was a wild weekend. But among the drinking, nightclubbing and fist-fights lay a more serious purpose - to assess the possibility of building a business around the new-fangled concepts of credit derivatives. The group at the heart of this revolution was an intense team, made up of individuals with a supreme... View more info