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A Dance of Assassins - Performing Early Colonial Hegemony in the Congo

By: Allen F Roberts

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana, Indiana University Press: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008342

ISBN: 025300750X

Condition: Very Good


Compelling account of the opposing forces involved in the Congo in the 1880s. 311pp with index, illustrated with black and white drawings and photographs. Minimal marking to top edges and tiny knock to fore-edges, otherwise very good/near fine copy with uncreased spine and no inscriptions. View more info

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The Human Zoo

By: Desmond Morris

Price: £2.75

Publisher: London, The Literary Guild: 1969

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 002317

ISBN: 224-61783-4

Condition: Very Good


Follow-up to The Nakes Ape. Popular but authoritative study which compares civilized man with his captive animal counterpart. Gilt lettering to spine. Minor bumping to spine and corners and top edges slightly dusty, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ is faded to spine, with several nicks and some creasing to edges, otherwise intact. View more info

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The Naked Ape Trilogy

By: Desmond Morris

Price: £15.00

Publisher: QPD: 1994

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 006888

Condition: Near Fine


The Naked Ape, The Human Zoo & Intimate Behaviour in one volume. 530pp with index, Tiny creases to a few corners and very minor lean to spine, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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The Fate of the Earth

By: Jonathan Schell

Price: £7.50

Publisher: New York, Alfred A Knopf: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007683

ISBN: 0-394-52559-0

Condition: Very Good


Profound work which asks questions about the possibility of human extinction in the nuclear age. 244p with inex. Silver lettering to black cloth spine. Fore-edges untrimmed. Slight bumping to spine and corners and foxing to top edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor edgewear and slight fading to spine, otherwise very good. View more info

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Land of the Tollund Man: The Prehistory and Archaeology of Denmark

By: Palle Lauring

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Lutterworth Press: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003735

Condition: Good


First published in Denmark as "De byggede riget".Translated from the Danish by Reginald Spink. 160pp with index, illustrated throughout with black and white maps and photographs. Bumping to spine and corners, some marking to cover and foxing to edges and last 2 pages. Mark left by tape to front pastedown, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Origins - What New Discoveries Reveal About the Emergence of Our Species and Its Possible Future

By: Richard E Leakey and Roger Lewin

Price: £5.50

Publisher: London, Book Club Associates: 1977

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 008312

Condition: Very Good


Evolution of the human species as revealed by finds in East Africa. 264pp with index, profusely illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. Gilt lettering to spine. Slight bumping to spine and edges, otherwise very good copy with no insriptions. Unclipped DJ faded to edge, with tiny nick at top of spine, otherwise very good. View more info

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Origins: What New Discoveries Reveal About the Emergence of Our Species and Its Possible Future

By: Richard Leakey & Roger Frewin

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Macdonald and Jane's Publishers Ltd: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005308

ISBN: 0-354-04162-2

Condition: Very Good


New approach to the study of prehistory and evolution. 264pp with index, illustrated with 100 colour pictures and 140 black and white photographs, drawings and maps. Gilt lettering to spine. Some rippling to pages, a few spots to top edges and rubbing to spine and corners, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has some edgewear, otherwise very good. View more info

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Life's Grandeur - the Spread of Excellence from Plato to Darwin

By: Stephen Jay Gould

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007531

ISBN: 0224041320

Condition: Very Good


Study expounding the author's belief in an intellectual revolution. 244pp with index, illustrated with black and white drawings, charts and photographs. Gilt lettering to spine, dark blue endpapers. Slight bumping to lower corners and minor marking to edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor edgewear, otherwise very good. View more info

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Partisan Review Fall 1957

By: William Phillips & Philip Rahv (Editors)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: New York, Foundation for Cultural Projects: 1957

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 002828

Condition: Good


Volume XXIV, Number 4. Contains work by Flannery O'Connor, Juan Ramon Jimenez, Sidney Hook, Alfred Kazin, Richard Wollheim, Marcel Proust, May Swenson, Howard Nemerov, T Weiss, Louis Simpson, Lenore G Marshall, Robert Rosenblum. Cover and edges browned, former owner's name to front cover and internal hinge cracked, otherwise good copy. View more info