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Starr, Douglas
This work tells the story of a global resource - blood - and exposes the workings of a secretive industry. Its backdrop encompasses the history of the advanced nations, from the first blood experiments during the Enlightenment to the genetic laboratories that may render transfusions obsolete. Geographically, it ranges from German concentration camps to the pharmaceutical companies in Japan that surpass all others in making commerical products from blood. 429pp.
Little Brown & Company, 1999, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First British Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0316911461
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Inventory #20918
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.13 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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Martin, F. Lester
This book is unique as it presents a concise history of Great Britain as an island kingdom from the reigns of William I in 1066 to that of Queen Elizabeth II in the present century. The preface contains an overview of the hereditary composition of the monarchy, the coronation portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, and a listing of the monarchs from 1066 to the present. The introduction contains, a brief history of the four countries - England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales - and how they came to be united as the Kingdom of Great Britain. The monarchy is divided into ten houses, or dynasties. A two-fold page layout describes each dynasty from the Normans to the Windsors. Each layout contains: a listing of individual monarchs and dates of reigns; depiction of coins with monarch images; listing of historical events occurring in each reign with marriage information; and two-colour sketches with narrative description of architectural buildings of the period. Thus, there is a 1000 year history of the evolution of architecture from defensive to domestic usage. Signed by author on title page. Head and tail of spine and D/J spine slightly bumped.
Produced By Harewll Productions, Inc., 2007, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: Fine. Signed Copy. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9780615193403
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Inventory #25942
Price: £ 8.50 GBP ($ 10.97 approx. - € 9.39 approx.)
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Kempees,Peter
This volume supplements the current (in 2000) three volumes of "A Systematic Guide to the Case-Law of the European Court of Human Rights". It covers the years 1997 and 1998, and follows the same system as the previous volumes. Thus this volume, together with Volumes I, II and III, offers a compilation of relevant passages of all the Court's judgments from 1960 up to and including 1998, arranged according to the Articles of the Convention and its Protocols. The guide should enable its users to find all the rulings of the Court which may be relevant to a given problem, and reduce considerably the time and effort needed for research. It will continue to be updated at regular intervals. 966pp.
Kluwer Law International, 2000, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9041112235
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Inventory #14875
Price: £ 130.00 GBP ($ 167.70 approx. - € 143.65 approx.)
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Turner, Keith
Collection of the author's poetry, 1 of 60 signed copies of edition of 250 with letter signed by the author. Small faint stains to cover, rubbing to edges of cover.
The Mandeville Press, 1991, Card Covers, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. Pamphlet. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
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Inventory #19855
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.45 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Oppenheimer, Paul
Guilt makes no compromises. One may be a little in love or a little bit angry, but the idea of degrees of guilt is meaningless. Any guilt, whether of the emotional, religious or legal variety, is fiendishly intense. The word itself points to a mysterious intensity of indebtedness, and this with an absolution extraordinary in human affairs. This book aims to go to the heart of the mystery. Its theme, that of the absolutism of guilt, is explored from a variety of different perspectives and through a series of anecdotes. The author examines the sources of the word "guilt"; languages and cultures without the concept of guilt; the religious importance and meaning of guilt, in Judaism, Christianity and other religions; psychological investigations of guilt, by Freud and Jung, among others; guilt and criminal behaviour; guilt and mourning; the effect of guilt as a creative stimulant in modern times, on literature, art, politics, law and film; and the mysterious persistence of guilt in modern secular societies Throughout, the text is supported with quotations from authors ancient and modern. 127pp.
Duckworth, 1997, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0715627597
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Inventory #26691
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.45 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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