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Brown cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0715621696. Light knocks to cover edges. A few small marks to covers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.
PROPHETS, CULTS AND MADNESS
Written by Anthony Stevens; John Price.
Stock no. 1822372
Published by Duckworth. 1st 2000. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
A controversial study of the thin divide that separates cult leaders from madness, evolutionary psychiatrists Stevens and Price argue that what schizophrenics and prophets share in addition to similar genes is the capacity for sudden, radical changes of belief. Green boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0715629409. Previous owner's blind ex-lib stamp to prelims. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Page 237 of Bibliography is misprinted with a diagonal crease (text unaffected). Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed to rear panel.
Black cloth, gilt titles to spine. 28 entertaining b/w plates. 8.5 x 5.5". 252 pages. Bumping to spine; label to base of spine (Possible ex-lib.). Wear and some scuffs to covers. Ink stamp to front pastedown. Plate page 132 appears to have been stuck back in and has edge-tears and chips.
The conditions of intellectual life, in Italy as well as Rome, with the origin, status and economic position of intellectuals in different fields. Also, achievements in the subjects known as the 'liberal arts' and some others. Black boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0715619683. A few scuff marks to dustwrapper.
The story of the Luftwaffe from its secret beginning to the fall of Germany. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates and fold-out map to rear. Boards mottled, gilt title to spine hidden by a stain. Contents clean. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge-rubbed, grubby to rear panel, faded to spine with mark to top end mirroring the stain to the title.
A collection of hunting sketches. Large format. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. 148 pages. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped, fading to spine. Some writing and b/w illustration (taken from blurb of missing wrapper?) pasted on to front pastedown. Year written in ink to front endpaper. Endpapers browned, some foxing to contents which are otherwise clean.
Written by Will H. Ogilvie; George Denholm Armour; Guy Paget. Illustrated by G. Denholm Armour.
Stock no. 1310801
Published by Duckworth. 1st 1938. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Few sports offer so many opportunities for humour as hunting. Cream pictorial boards. 87 pages. B/w illustrations. Introduction by Paget. Spine very slightly bumped, some very slight darkening to cover edges. Name plate to front endpaper. Endpapers browned and some light foxing at page edges. A few margin marks. Top of a couple of pages roughly opened resulting in a small closed tear and small piece missing from top of one page. Dustwrapper is very grubby with a few small stains and is price-cut.
Stories from an England village 1939-45. ISBN: 0715616765. SIGNED by author to title page. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Wrapper is price-cut with some browning to spine.
Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. 144 pages. A few scuffs to boards. Contents clean.
Glossy pictorial cardwraps. The eagerly awaited sequel to 'One for Sorrow'. ISBN: 0715634135. SIGNED by author, with ink stamp to title page.