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Image for A Very British Killing - The Death of Baha Mousa  - SIGNED COPY

A Very British Killing - The Death of Baha Mousa - SIGNED COPY

By: A T Williams

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 2012

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 008116


Full story of the killing of a hotel receptionist by British troops in Iraq and the aftermath of the event, written by an academic lawyer. 298pp. Silver lettering to spine. Signed by author to title page. Slight damp related wrinkling to some pages and dustwrapper and sunning to edges, otherwise very good copy in very good unclipped DJ. View more info

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Hung Together - The 2010 Election and the Coalition Government

By: Adam Boulton & Joey Jones

Price: £4.75

Publisher: London, Simon & Schuster: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006785


Candid behind the scenes account of the British election in 2010 as reported by Sky News political editors. 320pp with index, illustrated with 3 black and white photographs. Silver lettering to spine. Some bumping to top edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor edgewear, otherwise very good. View more info

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The Thistle and the Drone - How America's War on Terror Became a Global War on Tribal Islam

By: Akbar Ahmed

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Washington DC, Brookings Institution Press: 2013

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 008034


Third volume of a trilogy examining relations between America and the Muslim world, drawing on 40 case studies from around the world. 424pp with index, illustrated with black and white photographs to the text. Silver lettering to spine. Slight bumping to top corner and base of spine and scratch to top page edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor shelfwear. View more info

The Slopes of Lebanon

By: Amos Oz

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Vintage: 1991

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 003066


Controversial commentary on life and politics in Israel, translated from the Hebrew by Maurie Goldberg-Bartura. 246pp. Some spotting to fore-edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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The Public Career of Sir James Graham

By: Arvel B Erickson

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Oxford, Basil Blackwell: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007393


Critical analysis of the role played by Sir James Graham during an important period of reform in 19th century Britain. 433pp with index. Bumping to spine and corners, spine faded, foxing to endpapers and top corners dusty, otherwise sound copy with no insriptions. View more info

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Parliament in Pictures - Inside the House of Commons and the House of Lords

By: Austin Mitchell

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson Ltd: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002817


Inside view of the pageantry and daily business of the Houses of Parliament in hundreds of unique black and white photographs taken by an MP and two peers. 176pp with index. Blind stamp to front board, purple endpapers. Minor shelfwear, otherwise near fine copy. View more info

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A Guide to Historic Buildings Law

By: B H Mellor, County Planning Officer

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely County Council: 1973

Edition: 3rd Revised Edition

Seller ID: 003850


Booklet in note form, setting out the basic law on historic buildings and sites, summarised from Acts of Parliament, Planning Acts and Ministry Circulars. 79pp. Also enclosed, two mimeographed issues from the Department of the environment re grants for listed buildings. Chalked letters to front cover and minor fading to spine and bottom of front cover, otherwise very good copy. View more info

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Essays on Reform, 1967 - A Centenary Tribute

By: Bernard Crick (Ed)

Price: £5.50

Publisher: London, New York & Toronto, Oxford University Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005551


Modern essays on the reform of British public institutions, published as a tribute to the authors of the 1867 edition. Authors include H L Beales, J A G Griffith, Lord Annan, Richard Hoggart, Peter Self and M V Posner. 222pp. Gilt lettering to spine. Former owner's name to front endpaper, otherwise very good copy. Unclipped DJ has some edgewear and fading to spine, otherwise good. View more info

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Standing Orders and Regulations as to Chief Officers and Control of Staff

By: Borough of Hornsey

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Borough of Hornsey: 1959

Seller ID: 002833


Gilt lettering to front board. Contains some annotations to text and former owner's name to front endpaper. 59pp. Boards slightly bowed, otherwise good copy. View more info

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A Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage

By: Bryan A Garner

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Oxford & New York, Oxford University Press: 1995

Edition: Second Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 008730


Updated and expanded edition of this essential reference guide to writing clear, jargon-free, legal prose. 953pp. Gilt lettering to front board and spine. Slight marking to edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor edgewear, othewise very good. HEAVY BOOK, will weight over 2kgs packaged so additional postage will be requested. View more info

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Local Council Administration

By: Charles Arnold-Baker

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Dublin & Edinburgh, Butterworth & Co (Publishers) Ltd: 1994

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: 003862


Established guide to this specialised area of law. 813pp with index. Minimal shelfwear and former owner's name stamp inside cover, otherwise near fine copy View more info

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Professional Skills for Trainee Solicitors

By: Charles Brady & Gillian Parry

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Birmingham, Central Law Publishing: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004504


Guide to basic skills for new solicitors, including time management and charging, drafting and writing letters to clients, interviewing clients, taking witness statements, instructing counsel and attending court. 113pp illustrated with black and white cartoon drawings. Former owner's stamp to half-title page, slight marking and creasing to cover and fading to spine, otherwise very good copy. View more info

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Law Relating to Charities

By: D G Cracknell

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Oyez Publishing Ltd: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003823


Green card cover. 256pp with index. Slight rubbing to spine and edges and remains of label over price on back cover, otherwise very good copy with no marks or inscriptions. View more info

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The Leasehold Reform Act 1967

By: D M W Barnes

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Butterworth & Co (Publishers) Ltd: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003857


Guide to the 1967 Act, which was enacted to protect tenants. 295pp plus 12pp index. Black cloth spine with white lettering. Black lettering to front board. Slight bumping to corners and minor marking to back board, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions, very clean and tight. View more info

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Marx Before Marxism

By: David McLellan

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Pelican Books Ltd: 1972

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 004976


Detailed account of the evolution of Marx's ideas as a young man, his exile in Paris and the importance of these early phases to his later work. 301pp with index. Minor edgewear to cover, slight browning and foxing to edges and former owner's name to half-title page, otherwise good copy. View more info

Prisongate - The Shocking State of Britain's Prisons and the Need for Visionary Change

By: David Ramsbotham

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, The Free Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004206


Powerful indictment of the British Prison Service by the Chief Inspector of Prisons. 267pp with index. Library stamps to front endpaper and title page, label to spine and remains of date-stamp label to endpaper, red spot to bottom edges and slight slant to spine, otherwise very good copy in very good unclipped DJ in clear protective cover. View more info

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The Principle of Duty

By: David Selbourne

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Sinclair-Stevenson: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006281


Comprehensive theory of civic society founded on duties rather than rights. 288pp with index. Gilt lettering to spine. Slight bumping to spine and corners and former owner's label affixed to front pastedown, otherwise very good copy. Unclipped DJ has minor creasing at top and bottom of spine, otherwise very good. View more info

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What the Common Market Really Means

By: Derek H Hene

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Jordan & Sons Ltd: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003656


Factual non-partisan description of the Common Market, written by a barrister 15 years after its formation and before Britain's entry. 198pp illustrated with black and white maps. Some creasing and marking to cover and slight marking to edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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The French Political Scene

By: Dorothy M Pickles

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007478


Guide to the background to French politics after the First World War. Discussion Books series. 180pp with index. White drawing to front board and lettering to spine, top edges tinted. Some rubbing to spine and corners, nicks to fore-edges, foxing to edges and darkened panels to endpapers. From the private collection of publisher Guy Chapman, whose signature appears on the front endpaper. View more info

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Wills and Executors

By: Edward F George

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co Ltd: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003859


Guide to wills and probate for the layman. 194pp. Silver lettering to spine. Minor spotting to edges and rear endpapers, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor shelfwear and a little spotting inside, otherwise very good. View more info