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Computer says NO

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: no


Tired of explaining the reason for refusal? Instead of the well-known "talk to the hand" you can simply indicate the message with a wave of a well-manicured index (or other) finger. View more info

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Whine Festival

By: N/A

Price: $3.00

Seller ID: whine


What?? Tamworth citizens complain? - surely not - - - unless they're participating in the Annual Whine Festival. Please note the festival runs from Jan 1 until Dec 31. Name the town that doesn't love a good whine festival and we'll think of something for them to whinge about. View more info

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Relationship status

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: relationship


People asking annoying, nosey questions? Here's the tick-a-box answer. View more info

The Reign of Chivalry

By: Barber, Richard

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Australia, Reed: 1980

Seller ID: 008536

Condition: Very Good


208pp large format book, wt just over 1kg Barber looks at the influences of religion, war, customs, literarture and society. Book in great order with clean tightly bound pages showcasing its multitude of bw & col illustrations. View more info

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The Fish Store

By: Bareham, Lindsey

Price: $33.00

Publisher: UK, Michael Joseph: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 012092

Condition: Very Good


When her sons inherited their father's childhood home, once a commercial building for storing and packing pilchards, in a Cornish fishing village, Lindsey Bareham thought it would be a nice idea to record some of the recipes and memories of this extraordinary place. It started as a notebook for her sons' eyes only, with lists of favourite ways of cooking mackerel, monkfish and sole and how to make mayonnaise to go with the gift of a handsome crab or crayfish but then it ... View more info

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Witchcraze A New History of the European Witch Hunts Our Legacy of Violence Against Women

By: Barstow, Anne Llewellyn

Price: $10.00

Publisher: USA, Pandora: 1994

Seller ID: 009942

Condition: Very Good


An extensive investigation into the social mores that caused the "status quo classes" to denigrate anything that invaded their territory & to use fear & religion to expunge the challengers via the stake or the noose. 255pp with broad appendices/notes/references at rear. View more info

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The Rise and Fall of Marks and Spencer

By: Bevan, Judi

Price: $25.00

Publisher: UK, Profile Books, London: 2001

Seller ID: 010909

Condition: Excellent


A fascinating well documented analysis of how the right/wrong person can create/destroy a business, no matter how highly regarded. Bevan details the early philosophy & growth strategies, the personal touches & the culture of M&S. Later in it's evolution business personalities & business politics/ethics rise from some dark corridor of the Arch & modern worldwide business methods begin their corrosive attack. Highly recommend this book. View more info

Paris

By: Bialestowski, Alice

Price: $22.00

Publisher: France, Assouline: 1999

Seller ID: 011531

Condition: Excellent


79 crisp pp, less than 500g to post. A stroll through Paris is a stroll through time. The City of Light marries architecture, old and new, and captivates as much with its rich, incredibly diverse artistic heritage as with its history. This book provides a chronological presentation of more than thirty of the most noteworthy sites and buildings in Paris -- from the Saint-Germain-des Pres church, boasting one of the oldest Romanesque belltowers in France, to the Pont Neuf,... View more info

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Recipes from a Provencal Kitchen

By: Biehn, Michel

Price: $36.00

Publisher: UK, Mitchell Beazley Limited: 1995

Seller ID: 011115

Condition: Excellent


Michel Biehn collaborated closely with photographer Bernard Touillon to create the settings and recipes featured in the stunning color photographs, all of which were taken using only natural lighting in order to capture the authentic atmosphere and colors of Provence and the spirit of its cuisine. As a child Michel Biehn was fascinated by Provence and its traditional cuisine. In this splendid volume, he takes us on a culinary journey through the changing seasons in this ... View more info

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Recipes from a Provencal Kitchen

By: Biehn, Michel

Price: $38.00

Publisher: UK, Mitchell Beazley Limited: 1995

Seller ID: 011508

Condition: Excellent


Michel Biehn collaborated closely with photographer Bernard Touillon to create the settings and recipes featured in the stunning color photographs, all of which were taken using only natural lighting in order to capture the authentic atmosphere and colors of Provence and the spirit of its cuisine. As a child Michel Biehn was fascinated by Provence and its traditional cuisine. In this splendid volume, he takes us on a culinary journey through the changing seasons in this ... View more info

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Historical Atlas of Britain The End of the Middle Ages to the Georgian Era

By: Black, Jeremy

Price: $46.00

Publisher: UK, Sutton Publishing: 2000

Seller ID: 010756

Condition: Excellent


This illustrated volume traces the social and cultural history of Britain from the early 15th to the late 18th century. The maps and photographs focus on archaeological and historical sites held by the British National Trust and the book develops themes including wealth and status, agriculture and rural society, town and industry, population and the family, religion and education, and also spotlights particular events such as the Wars of the Roses, the Dissolution of the... View more info

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The Shield of Achilles: War, Peace and the Course of History

By: Bobbitt, Philip

Price: $24.00

Publisher: UK, Allen Lane: 2002

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 010175

Condition: Excellent


approx 1.5kg packed for post, 922 clean white well bound pp, minor wear to corners & leading edge of dj, This ambitious book sets out to reinterpret the history of the twentieth century as a long war in which conditions of outright military confrontation or of frantic "cold" competition lasted from the outbreak of the first world war until the collapseof the Soviet Union. He goes on to argue that this long experience of war has brought about a fundamental change ... View more info

A Social History of England

By: Briggs, Asa

Price: $22.00

Publisher: UK, BCA: 1994

Seller ID: 009834

Condition: Excellent


348 clean white well bound pp plus index, approx 1500g packed/carded/bubbled for post. described as an extremely vigorous narrative history - the book looks at all periods from 500 years before the Romans (what have they ever done for us?) to the modern cosmopolitan Britain of the 21stC. Faults? - there is a smattering of pencil underlining by some previous scholar. View more info

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Ugly the True Story of a Loveless Childhood

By: Briscoe, Constance

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 2006

Seller ID: 010357

Condition: Good


This book is an account of a child's memories of how she was abused, humiliated and rejected. This is a powerful book. The very beauty of biographies is that they are somebody's own version of what happened to them and how they lived it or fought it. There's no third person commenting on it or describing it from an emotionally detached point of view. View more info

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A History of English Costume

By: Brooke, Iris

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1961

Seller ID: 009192

Condition: Very Good


Book has previous owner's plastic wrap (tape marks now on the 1st & last pp) 224pp with numerous line artwork. In this single volume she covers a history of dress in England from earliest times. The book contains an ample text amongst the reference art & historical notes. Tightly bound. View more info

The Confident Years

By: Brooks Van Wyck

Price: $19.00

Publisher: ,London, Readers Union: 1953

Seller ID: 008369

Condition: Good to Very Good


Describes the literary and social scene in 1915 America. Small amount of foxing on dust jacket. View more info

Man Walks Into a Pub A Sociable History of Beer

By: Brown, Pete

Price: $21.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 2003

Seller ID: 008547

Condition: Excellent


387 clean well bound pp, A tale of yeast-obsessed monks and teetotal prime ministers; of how pale ale fuelled an Empire and weak bitter won a world war; and, of exploding breweries, a bear in a yellow nylon jacket and a Canadian bloke who changed the drinking habits of a nation. View more info

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A Wealth of Wisdom: Legendary African American Elders Speak

By: Camille Cosby, Renee Poussaint

Price: $18.00

Publisher: USA, Atria: 2004

Seller ID: 009646

Condition: As New


The editors collected these stories as part of the (US) National Visionary Leadership Project - The wisdom of our elders is our most valuable resource. In A Wealth of Wisdom, a collection of stories, experiences, and observations of more than fifty African Americans, ages seventy and over, extraordinary men and women explain how we as a nation got to where we are. With accounts by everyone from Maya Angelou and Ray Charles to Robert Guillaume and Coretta Scott King, thes... View more info

An Invitation to Italian Cooking

By: Carluccio, Antonio

Price: $26.00

Publisher: UK, Pavillion: 1986

Seller ID: 011097

Condition: Very Good


224 crisp pages with numerous photos & little illustrations, just over a kilo packed for posting to you. The essence of Italian cooking is its reliance on superb ingredients and on simple cooking methods, both of which are the basis of An Invitation to Italian Cooking. Each recipe is overlaid with the personal touches that make Antonio Carluccio's cookbooks so popular and instructive - his memories of growing up in the Italian countryside, and of traveling his native lan... View more info

ITALIA the Recipes and Customs of the Regions

By: Carluccio, Antonio

Price: $24.00

Publisher: UK, Quadrille:

Seller ID: 011105

Condition: Excellent


256 pagine meravigliose & approx 1.4kg for post. Carluccio translates the spirit of his homeland's regional food culture in this tasty book. By weaving together his own impressions of the regions with geography, culinary traditions and 100+ recipes, Carluccio's" "Italia guides readers on a gastronomic tour embracing every one of the 20 regions of the country. Carluccio's introduction of each region is complemented by Alastair Hendy's photographs, which illustrat... View more info