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"THE SLAVE TRADE" by Hugh Thomas £3.00 "THE SLAVE TRADE - A History of the Atlantic Slave Trade 1440-1870" by Hugh Thomas. 2006 Paperback Edition in printed covers, published by Phoenix, London in 2006. An extremely comprehensive look at the Atlantic slave trade with a number of black and white plates and illustrations. 925 pages. Condition:  Reasonably Good. Some wear to covers. Pages very slightly yellowed. Binding tight. A very good reading copy. Buy Now: "DOWSING" by Rodney Davies £3.00 "DOWSING" by Rodney Davies. First. 1991 Paperback First Edition in printed covers, published by The Aquarian Press, London in 1991. An interesting introduction to the subject that covers all aspects from its earliest origins to modern applications. 112 pages. Condition:  Good. Very slight wear to covers. Internal pages slightly yellowed but otherwise very good. Binding tight. Buy Now: "A HISTORY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY" Vols I & II. £4.00 "A HISTORY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY - Ancient Times to the Seventeenth Century" by R. J. Forbes and E. J. Dijksterhuis.  1963. 2 x Paperback First Editions in printed covers, published by Penguin Books, London in 1963.  Dimensions: 18cm x 11cm approx.  A useful outline of the "huge wealth of scientific knowledge and 'know how' which Western Civilization has piled up in the course of the centuries." 536 pages with a number of black and white plates. Condition:  Reasonably Good. A fair bit of wear/rubbing/fading/marking to covers. Internal pages good but quite yellowed. Bindings tight. Buy Now: "CRYSTALS, DIAMONDS & TRANSISTORS" 1966 £2.50 "CRYSTALS, DIAMONDS AND TRANSISTORS" by L. W. Marrison.  1966. Paperback First Edition in printed covers, published by Penguin Books, London in 1966.  Dimensions: 18cm x 11cm approx.  "A rather fascinating book that explains what crystals are and how they grow." 312 pages with a number of black and white plates. Condition:  Reasonably Good. A fair bit of wear/rubbing/fading/marking to covers and spine cracked to front cover. Internal pages good but quite yellowed. Binding tight. Buy Now: "THE GROWTH OF PLANTS" by G. E. Fogg. 1970 £2.50 "THE GROWTH OF PLANTS" by G. E. Fogg.  1970. Paperback Edition in printed covers, published by Penguin Books, London in 1970.  Dimensions: 18cm x 11cm approx.  An interesting outline of the general behaviour of plants as they grow including photosynthesis, the organization of matter into protoplasm, cells and tissues, and the formation of leaves, roots, etc.  302 pages with numerous black and white plates and illustrations. Condition:  Good for a paperback. Some wear/rubbing/fading/marking to covers. Internal pages very good but yellowed to edges. Binding tight. Buy Now: "A CONCISE GUIDE TO THE MANAGEMENT OF POISONING" £7.00 "A CONCISE GUIDE TO THE MANAGEMENT OF POISONING" by J. A. Vale and T. J. Meredith.  1985. Paperback Third Edition in printed covers, published by Churchill Livingstone, London in 1985.  Dimensions: 18.5cm x 12.5cm approx.  An account of the clinical features and management of all the poisons that are likely to be met in medical practice. 222 pages. Condition:  Good for a paperback. Some wear/rubbing/fading/marking to covers. Internal pages good. Binding tight. Buy Now: "HISTORICAL GERMAN SYNTAX" by W.B. Lockwood. First £3.00 "HISTORICAL GERMAN SYNTAX" by W. B. Lockwood.  1968. Softcover First Edition in printed covers, published by Oxford University Press in 1968.  Dimensions: 21.5cm x 14cm approx. Part of the "Oxford History of the German Language" series and written expressly to suit the needs of English-speaking students.   Condition:  Good. Some wear/rubbing/fading/marking to covers. Spine slightly creased.  Internal pages very good. Binding tight. Buy Now: "MAHLER REMEMBERED" by Norman Lebrecht. 1987 £4.00 "MAHLER REMEMBERED" by Norman Lebrecht. 1987. Softcover Edition in printed covers, published by Faber and Faber, London in 1987.  Dimensions: 21.5cm x 14cm approx.  "Norman Lebrecht sets out to discover the man (Mahler) and musician through the words of his contemporaries." 322 pages with a number of black and white photographs and illustrations. Condition:   Good. Some wear/rubbing to covers. Internal page slightly yellowed to extreme edges. Binding tight. Buy Now: "SOMETHING OF MYSELF" by Rudyard Kipling. 1992 £4.00 "SOMETHING OF MYSELF - For my Friends Known and Unknown" by Rudyard Kipling. Edited by Robert Hampson.  1992. Softcover Edition in printed covers, published by Penguin Books, London in 1992.  Dimensions: 20cm x 13cm approx.  Rudyard Kipling's autobiography - recalling his childhood in India, his schooldays and family life in the pre-Raphaelite circle that included William Morris and Edward Burne-Jones and his early writing career up to the award of the Nobel Prize (when he was only 42) - is his most puzzling and controversial work !!  A truly fascinating volume.  220 pages. Condition:  Very Good. Slight rubbing/wear to covers. Internal pages slightly yellowed.  Binding tight. Looks unread. Buy Now: "RUDYARD KIPLING - His Life and Work" £3.00 "RUDYARD KIPLING - His Life and Work" by Charles Carrington. 1986. Softcover Edition in printed covers, published by Penguin Books, London in 1986.  Dimensions: 20cm x 13cm approx.  A comprehensive and interesting biography of Rudyard Kipling.  "Delves far beneath the facade of Kipling's strident 'Englishness' to produce a thorough, well-balanced portrait of a man whose genius is sometimes overshadowed by his controversial reputation".  634 pages. Condition:  Very Good. Some wear to covers. Slight yellowing to page edges. Binding tight. Buy Now: "THE LONG RECESSIONAL" by D. Gilmour. 2003. £7.00 "THE LONG RECESSIONAL - The Imperial Life of Rudyard Kipling" by David Gilmour. 2003. Softcover First Paperback Edition in printed covers, published by Pimlico, London in 2003.  Dimensions: 23cm x 15cm approx.  An extremely interesting volume which looks specifically at the public role and life of Rudyard Kipling.  Described in reviews as "A slendid and much needed reappraisal of Kipling ..... outstanding for its precise, elegant writing."    350 pages with a number of black and white photographs. Cost new was 15.00 - book looks unread. Condition:  Almost mint. Very slight wear to covers and very slight yellowing to page edges. Buy Now: "THE MAP THAT CHANGED THE WORLD" by S. Winchester. £3.00 "THE MAP THAT CHANGED THE WORLD" by Simon Winchester. 2002. Softcover edition in printed covers, published by Penguin Books, London in 2002.  Dimensions 20cm x 13cm approx. The fascinating story of William Smith - the "father" of Geology.  Smith crossed the boundaries of wealth, class and science to produce a map of the geology of Britain that fundamentally changed the way the world was viewed.  A tale of "Rocks, Ruin and Redemption". Condition:  Very Good. Slight rubbing/wear to covers (and very slight crease to rear cover).  Internal pages very good. Binding tight. Buy Now: WORLD WAR 1939-1945 by Peter Young. 1970 £2.50 An extremely informative yet compact history of the Second World War.  Ideal to get an overview of the war as a whole and described as deserving "to become a standard short history of the war." Condition: Some wear to covers, internal pages a bit yellowed, looks unread. Buy Now: