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Shelley, Mary
A long-lost story for children by the author of "Frankenstein", written in 1820, but never before seen or published. In November 1997, "The Times" announced that the story - known about but believed to have been destoryed - had in fact been discovered in Tuscany. The story was written for the 11-year-old daughter of Lady Mountcashell, a close friend of Mary and her husband Percy Shelley during their exile in Italy. The story is about a boy who runs away from his presumed parents, is adopted by an old fisherman and lives in a cottage near Torquay. N.B. Small amount of label residue on ffep. 151pp.
Viking, 1998, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: Fine/Price Clipped. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0670881724
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Inventory #23527
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.00 approx. - € 5.30 approx.)
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Reichman-Israelsown, Raymond
In search of the panacea to every ill, The Mind of God takes us on a journey towards the reduction of all questions, and all answers, to one. The universal common denominator - the one without a second, the Kingdom of God - the finding of which will 'add all else' unto us. The author tackles the 'impossible' task of describing the infinite with finite tools - words. He deals with the dilemma of transcending the limitation of words in an effort at expressing the inexpressible, the ineffable, the silence. Within transcendental meditation the word is rendered unnecessary. But words are needed to describe the ladder to reach the transcendent. The book seeks to reconcile the paradox of intellectual and physical work and effortless intuitive revelation and mystical creative realisation. The deepest and most meaningful of expressions do not lie in words, but in the pregnant omniscient infinity between words. The paradox of communication at this level is the necessity to use words to describe the 'wordless.' Exploring reality, creation and the fall of man, man emerges as an expression of God. The Path is the sum of all paths. All religions or spiritual paths lead us Home to Self-Realisation.182 pp
Jivan Mukti, 2007, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0954967909
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Inventory #17991
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.00 approx. - € 5.30 approx.)
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Quilter, Jeffrey
185pp.One inch closed tear to front d/j cover.D/J a little marked.
University of Iowa Press, 1989, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 087745194X
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Inventory #19014
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.00 approx. - € 10.60 approx.)
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Abu-Amr, Ziad
As the Palestinian Liberation Organization engages in negotiations with Israel toward an interim period of limited Palestinian self-rule, this timely book provides an insider's view of how the growing hold of Islamic fundamentalism in the West Bank and Gaza challenges the peace process. Working from interviews with leaders of the movement and from primary documents, Ziad Abu-Amr traces the origin and evolution of the fundamentalist organizations Muslim Brotherhood (Hamas) and Islamic Jihad and analyzes their ideologies, their political programs, their sources of support, and their impact on Palestinian society. With a solid grasp of the dynamics of these movements, Abu-Amr charts the struggle between the fundamentalists and the PLO to define the identity of Palestinian society, its direction, and its leadership. 169pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep.
Indiana University Press, 1994, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall.
ISBN: 0253208661
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Inventory #25042
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.00 approx. - € 7.95 approx.)
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Epstein, Cynthia Fuchs
In this important book a leading feminist scholar surveys and critiques gender research in a range of disciplines, showing how distinctions between the sexes are maintained by ideology and social controls. 300pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Fading to cover.
Yale University Press, 1988, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0300046944
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Inventory #25262
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