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"LABOUR - The Giant with Feet of Clay" £8.00 "LABOUR - The Giant with the Feet of Clay"  by Shaw Desmond. 1921. Hardcover First Edition (Second impression) in red cloth covers, published by W. Collins Sons & Co, Ltd, London in 1921.  Dimensions: 21.5cm x 15cm approx. An interesting and quite critical look at the British Labour party in the 1920's. The author was heavily involved with the party, providing an "insider's" perspective. 251 pages plus publishers advertisments. Condition:  Reasonably Good. Some wear/rubbing/marking/fading to cloth covers. Internal pages very good with just some yellowing. Binding tight. Buy Now: "THE PRINCIPLES OF POWER" by Guglielmo Ferrero. £6.00 "THE PRINCIPLES OF POWER - The Great Political Crises of History" by Guglielmo Ferrero.  1942. Hardback First Edition in burgundy cloth covers, published by G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York in 1942.  Dimensions: 22cm x 15.5cm approx.  Covers subjects such as "The Four Principles of Legitimacy", "The Fear of Bonaparte", "Legitimate Monarchy", "Legitimate Democracy" and much more. 333 untrimmed pages. Condition:  Reasonable. Ex-Library copy with normal library markings. A fair bit of wear/rubbing/marking/fading to covers. Spine cracked at front and rear hinges. Internal pages good. Binding tight. Buy Now: How Parliament Works by John Merrett 1st Ed Signed £25 "HOW PARLIAMENT WORKS" by John Merrett. 1960. Good Condition First Edition Signed and Inscribed by Author "To Vivian Ravenscroft - who knows the answer to the title of this book far better than most people. With many thanks, John Merrett. February 1960" One of the 'How' series by Routledge & Kegan Paul, London. An interesting volume, looking at the workings of Parliament, basically unchanged, with some good black & white Photographs. The Author was a well known broadcaster for many years on the BBC's 'Children's Hour' Book in good condition with Dustjacket, some small tears & wear to Dustjacket but book in excellent condition. Condition:  Very Good. Dustcover has slight wear & tears to edges along with some rubbing/fading. Internal pages outstanding. Binding tight. Buy Now: "THE VOICE OF THE PEOPLE" by Robert Alexander. £4.00 "THE VOICE OF THE PEOPLE - A Constitution for Tomorrow"  by Robert Alexander. 1997. Hardcover First Edition in green hardcovers with original dustcover (not price clipped), published by Weidenfeld & Nicholson, London in 1997.  Dimensions: 22.5cm x 14.5cm approx. An interesting look at how power is controlled in Britain - in parliament, in courts and local government - and considers the wider issues, such as our constitutional relationship with Europe. Puts forward a strong arguement for reforms to enable people to fully participate in the decisions which shape our society. 214 pages. Condition:  Good. Slight wear/rubbing to dustcovers. Internal pages very good. Binding tight. Looks unread. Buy Now: "THE POLITICAL ANIMAL" by Jeremy Paxman. 2002 £4.00 "THE POLITICAL ANIMAL - An Anatomy"  by Jeremy Paxman. 2002. Hardcover Edition (possibly First) in burgundy hardcovers with original dustcover (not price clipped), published by Michael Joseph, London in 2002.  Dimensions: 24cm x 16cm approx. An interesting and amusing look politicians by Tv presenter and author Jeremy Paxman. The book looks at such questions as why people become politicians and what do they get from it. A witty analysis of the world politicians inhabit. 340 pages. Condition:  Good. Slight wear/rubbing to dustcovers. Internal pages very good. Binding tight. Looks unread. Buy Now: "THE WORLD WE'RE IN" by Will Hutton. First. £6.00 "THE WORLD WE'RE IN"  by Will Hutton.  2002. Hardcover Edition in green cloth cover with original dustcover (not price clipped), published by Little Brown, London in 2002.    Dimensions: 24cm x 16cm approx.  The sequel to Hutton's explosive bestseller "The State We're In".  An interesting look at the global economy and Britain's part in it. 409 pages. Condition:  Good. Some wear/rubbing/fading to dustcover and cloth covers. Internal pages good with some yellowing to extreme edges. Binding tight. Buy Now: "THE PRIVATE OFFICE REVISITED" by N. Henderson. £4.50 "THE PRIVATE OFFICE REVISITED" by Nicholas Henderson. 2001. Hardcover First Edition in blue cloth spine cover with original dustcover (not price clipped), published by Profile Books, London in 2001.  Dimensions: 22.5cm x 14.5cm approx.  An updated version of a book published in the early 1980's.  The book looks at the Private Office of the Foreign Minister in the British Government - "the place where Politics and Diplomacy come together".  Henderson's experience of serving five Foreign Secretaries provides unrivalled access to the office.  202 pages with a number of black and white photographs. Condition: Very  Good.Dustcover has slight wear/rubbing/fading. Internal pages very good.  Binding tight. Buy Now: