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Six Centuries of Old Master Paintings: An Exhibition
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Six Centuries of Old Master Paintings: An Exhibition

London: Harari & Johns Ltd,. Hardback. 11'' x 8.5'', green cloth with gilt lettering. Over 50 full page colour plates of old masters from this 1989 exhibition. Opposite each plate is a description of both painting and artist, details of the collections and associated literature. Artists' work covered includes: Tintoretto, Canaletto, van Dyke, Goya. A beautiful exhibition catalogue. Very clean and neat. Near fine, bright copy. . Hardcover. 1989.

$15.33

The Illustrated Guide to North American Mythology
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The Illustrated Guide to North American Mythology

By Spence, Lewis (introduced by Arthur Cotterill)

London: Studio Editions,. Hardback. 1st edn., 12'' x 9'', 144 pp. Myths and stories from the northern and central areas of North America, from the linguistic groups Algonquian, Iroquuois and Sioux. Also a chapter dedicated to the tales of the north-west Pacific coast. With over 200 illustrations, many in colour - both photos and paintings. Indexed. Very clean and bright. Very good copy in very good dw. . Hardcover. 1993.

$12.77

Stills 1984-1987
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Stills 1984-1987

By Snowdon

London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson,. Slight edge wear and a very slight, faint stain to inside of back cover and index page. Good+, sound copy. . Paperback. 1987.

$5.11

Whale Nation

By Williams, Heathcote

London: Jonathan Cape,. Paperback. 1st ed. thus, 11.5'' x 7.5'', 191pp. Large format, colour illustrated version of Heathcote Williams' eco-poem. The poem is interspersed on every page with colour photographs by the author and others. Lengthy prose section 'On the Nature of Whales' is also illustrated. P/b, 1st ed. thus, 11.5'' x 7.5'', 191pp. Large format, colour illustrated version of Heathcote Williams' eco-poem. The poem is interspersed on every page with colour photographs by the author and others. Lengthy prose section 'On the Nature of Whales' is also illustrated. Slightly rubbed but overall it is clean, bright and sound. Good+, sound copy. . Paperback. 1989.

$7.66

Dictionary of Wars: Who Fought Whom, When, Where and Why from 2000 BC to  the Present
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Dictionary of Wars: Who Fought Whom, When, Where and Why from 2000 BC to the Present

By Kohn, George C.

New York: Facts on File Publications,. Hardback. 10'' x 7'', 586 pp. 1700 A-Z entries on worldwide military conflicts throughout history. Contains Geographical Index. Black boards with light wear and one slight bump. Dust wrapper has some edge wear including 2 small tears and is showing handling to white areas. Very good copy in Fair dw. . Hardcover. 1986.

$12.77

Ancient America
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Ancient America

By Leonard, Jonathan Norton

New Jersey: Time Life Books,. Hardback. 10.5'' x 8.5'', 191pp. Covered neatly in sticky back plastic. Colour and bl/wh plates throughout. Chapters include: Earliest Americans, High Culture in the Andes, Great Stone Cities. Cover is part brown cloth; part colour photograph of a ''Mixtec gold pendant''. A clean bright copy. Good, sound copy. . Hardcover. 1975.

$10.22

Palimpsest: A Memoir
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Palimpsest: A Memoir

By Vidal, Gore

London: Andre Deutsch,. Hardback. 435pp. Memoir from the American novelist deals with early life and school, his time in the army, writing, writers (including Tennessee Williams, Truman Capote, Christopher Isherwood, Jack Kerouac, Norman Mailer etc), politics and more. Integral black and white photographs. Pages uncut. Translucent dust wrapper has one very tiny crease. Very clean and bright. Near fine copy in near fine dust wrapper. . Hardcover. 1995.

$14.05

Improvised Europeans: American Literary Expatriates and the Siege of  London
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Improvised Europeans: American Literary Expatriates and the Siege of London

By Zwerdling, Alex

New York: Basic Books,. Hardback. 383pp. An examination of the lives and works of Henry Adams, Henry James, T. S. Eliot, and Ezra Pound against the background of American social and political history, especially the growing emancipation of women and the mass non-Anglo-Saxon immigration,  from which the author argues they fled. Smartly quarter bound with blue cloth to the spine with white titles, and grey papers to the boards. Slight ink mark to back of dw otherwise minimal wear. Very clean and bright. Near fine copy in near fine dust wrapper. . Hardcover. 1998.

$11.50

Using Computers in Qualitative Research

By Fielding, Nigel G. and Raymond M. Lee (editors)

SAGE Publications,. Paperback. 216pp. 11 essays on methodology, practice, potential problems and advantages etc. An ex-library copy with stamps to closed page edges, prelims etc. Otherwise minimal wear. Good ex-library copy . Paperback. Ex-Library. 1991.

$7.66

Freud: The Man and the Cause

By Clark, Ronald W.

London: Paladin,. Paperback. 652pp. Biography of Sigmund Freud. Small selection of black and white plates. Some reading and edge wear including a small area of damage to top of spine. Lightly browned. Good copy. . Paperback. 1982.

$3.83

Minerva and the Muse A Life of Margaret Fuller
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Minerva and the Muse A Life of Margaret Fuller

By Mehren, Joan Von

University of Massachusetts Press,. Paperback. 398pp. A biography of the nineteenth century American writer, author of 'Woman in the Nineteenth Century'. Small selection of black and white plates. Minimal wear. Very good copy . Paperback. 1996.

$12.77

Body Movement and Interpersonal Communication

By Bull, Peter

Chichester: John Wiley & Sons,. Hardback. 209pp. Covers concepts and methods in non-verbal communication research; emotion and emotional expression; body movement & speech; individual differences including culture, personality & sex; contexts, relationships, situations etc; body movement and social skills training. Lightly browned to cover. Good+, sound copy. . Hardcover. Reprint. 1984.

$8.94

In Search of Elegance Towards an Architecture of Satisfaction
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In Search of Elegance Towards an Architecture of Satisfaction

By Lincourt, Michel

Montreal: Liverpool / McGill-Queen's University Press,. Paperback. 409pp. Deals with the philosophy of architecture and theories of urban design. Over 70 black and white illustrations. Focuses on the Palais-Royal, the Fondation Rothschild Worker's Residence (both in Paris) and the Municipality of Outremont in Montreal. Clean and neat. Near fine, bright copy. . Paperback. 1999.

$8.94

The Eastern Anthology Volume II / Eastern Love

By Mathers, E. Powys

London: John Rodker,. Published for subscribers and possibly individually bound by the customer. Marked volume II to the binding and contains Mathers Volume 4 (1927) Eastern Love: The Young Wives' Tale and Tales of Fez; Volume 5 (1928) Eastern Love: The Loves of Radha Krishna and Amores of Amaru and Mayura; Volume 6 (1928) Eastern Love: Love Stories and Gallant Tales from the Chinese. Illustrated with copper engravings by Hester Sainsbury and hand coloured by the printer. 1000 numbered copies printed but the number is in the missing volume 1. Bind has gilt illustration to front and gilt titles to spine. Gilt to front is bright but pale vellum bevelled boards, once dark cream or yellow, are heavily dust soiled and has some occasional marks to front, with a significant stain to back which as a thin layer of paper stuck to it. Gilt to spine is rubbed and the spine is creased and marked. Slight stain to endpapers to closed page edges of next few pages. Text block is clean and bright and illustrations are crisp. Gilt to top edge; uncut to fore-edge and bottom edge. One illustration has missed being coloured. An unusual volume of traditional tales in translation from Arabic, Sanskrit and Chinese. Good+, sound copy. . Hardcover. 1927.

$22.99

The Land and People of South Africa
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The Land and People of South Africa

By Paton, Jonathan

Harper Collins,. Hardback. 288pp. Part of the Portraits of the Nations Series. SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY: reads, '' To Christopher [Prof Christopher Heywood], I hope you will be back in Gauteng soon. Good to see you again & to hear about your Japanese exploits. Alles van die beste, ou maat. Jonathan''. Integrated black and white photographs throughout. Includes brief bibliography with a very brief filmography and discography based on items available in the USA at time of printing. Colour illustrated laminated boards are clean and bright but slightly bumped. Dw is slightly edge worn but is generally clean and bright. Very good copy in Good+ dw. . Hardcover. Reprint. 1990.

$12.77

Isaiah Berlin: A life

By Ignatieff, Michael

London: Chatto & Windus,. Hardback, 9.5'' x 6.5'', 356 pp. The first full, authorised, biography of the writer, thinker and historian of ideas. Black and white frontis and two selections of black and white plates. Light edge wear. Very clean and bright. Very good copy in like dust wrapper . Hardback. 1998.

$15.33

Germaine Greer: Untamed Shrew
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Germaine Greer: Untamed Shrew

By Wallace, Christine.

London: Richard Cohen Books,. Hardback. 333pp. Biography of the Australian feminist that attempts to address both the life of Germaine Greer and the apparent inconsistencies in her long publishing career. A small number of black and white plates. Indexed Light edge wear. Near fine copy in very good dust wrapper . Hardcover. 1999.

$8.94

Three Centuries of Children's Books in Europe

By Hürlimann, Bettina

London: OUP,. Hardback. 297 pp. Classic survey of children's books drawing heavily on the author's own experience with her personal collection. Covers nursery rhymes, fairy tales, nonsense, fantasy and reality, cowboys and Indians, photography, politics, picture-books, and children's books by men of letters. Translated and edited by Brian W. Alderson. Bibliography and Index. Twenty eight black and white plates and a small number of illustrations. Green cloth with silver titles. Remains of tape to endpaper hidden by dw flap. Ex-library copy but only mark is one stamp to endpaper. Very clean and bright dw. Good, sound copy. . Hardcover. 1967.

$22.99

Twentieth Century Words
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Twentieth Century Words

By Ayto, John

Oxford: OUP,. Hardback. 9.5'' x 6.5'', 626 pp. Fascinating dictionary of neologisms, organised decade by decade. Includes precisely-sourced first usages. Indexed. Black boards with gilt titles to spine. Very clean and neat. Near fine copy in near fine dust wrapper. . Hardcover. 1999.

$17.88

Historic Houses of Britain

By Girouard, Mark

London: St Michael,. Clean and bright with only minimal edge wear; clean and bright dust wrapper is slightly rubbed and bumped. Near fine copy in very good dust wrapper . Hardcover. Reprint. 1980.

$7.66

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