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The Future of Family Care for Older People

By: Allen Isobel & Elizabeth Perkins (editors)

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London, HMSO: 1995

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 7668


In the original publisher's glossy lettered card covers. Ex- Reference Library with minimal library markings. (ix) + 254 pp. Illustrated with diagrams and charts etc. Overall a Very Clean, Tight and Bright copy. "This book looks at what is known about the social and economic factors affecting the future supply of family care for older people. Although the review focuses on the aspect of supply, this has to be placed in the context of the future demand for such care. ... View more info

Which? April to December 1959. No 7

By: Anon

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Consumers' Association Ltd: 1959

Seller ID: 106781


All 6 covers bound in publishers original hard back binding. Few marks to covers but gilt titling still bright, corners and head/tail of spine bumped, 1 knock to bottom edge of front cover. Internally clean and bright. Illustrated. Contents include; sugar; model train sets; tennis balls; lavatory paper; spin dryer; dish washer; cooling cabinet; medicine; driving schools; smoking cures; toy sewing machines; bird seed; airer driers etc etc. Fascinating social history.; ... View more info

The Echo. The Children's Village Inc., Youth Government., Leaders of Tomorrow Our Liberties We Prize Our Rights for American Youth We Will Maintain. 1851-1951.

By: Anon

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Dobbs Ferry, The Children's Village:

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 107512


ND but ?1951/2. Yearbook Board......." Yearbook printed and published by the students of The Echo Hills School at The Children's Village, Dobbs Ferry on Hudson, New York as their classbook and record of the year's activities. This year on the occaision of our One Hundredth Anniversay we present this Centennial Edition telling the story of our first one hundred years." The Children's Village Dobbs Ferry On Hudson still exists today! Blue textured boards are cle... View more info

DRUG PROBLEMS - Where to get Help. UPDATED EDITION

By: Anon (BBC)

Price: £1.50

Publisher: London, BBC: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 47112


Ex- Reference Library with Minimal library markings. Overall A Very Clean, Tight and Bright copy. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Freyherrn Von Knigge Welt Und Menschenkenntnis Ein Pendant Zu Dem Buche Umgang Mit Menschen (Freyherrn Von Knigge World and Human Knowledge: A Counterpart to the Book Dealing with People)

By: Anon (Ludwig Adolf Christian Von Grolmann)

Price: £225.00

Publisher: Germany, Auf Kosten Des Verfassers (By the Author): 1796

Edition: Presumed 1st Edition

Seller ID: 114297


Attractively bound in half leather (spine and corners) with speckled paper-covered boards. 5 raises bands to the pine with gilt banding and gilt floral decorations to each compartment, and a gilt title label. Some rubbling to the extremities as to be expected but hinges sound and overall near VG. All edges red, marbled endpapers, with an integral green ribbon marker inside. (2) + 214 pp. This copy belonged to a member of the VIVIAN family of Swansea and has the name of '... View more info

Race & Gender, Equal Opportunity Policies in Education.

By: Arnot, Madeline (editor)

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Oxford, Pergamon Press (In Assoc. With the Open University ): 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 47500


In the original publisher's glossy decorated card covers. Ex- Reference Library with minimal library markings protected in the usual clear plastic library jacket. (vii) + 150 pp. Published to complement the Open University Policy Making in Education course, Overall a Clean, Tight and Bright copy. ; Open University Teaching System; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Introduction to Social and Community Services:

By: Baugh, W. E

Price: £2.50

Publisher: London, The MacMillan Press: 1992

Edition: 6th Revised Edition

Seller ID: 47360


In the original publisher's titled card covers. Ex Reference library usual Minimal stamps, marks, etc, protected in the usual clear plastic library jacket. Overall a Clean, Tight and Bright copy. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Wars and Welfare (The New History of England) Britain, 1914-1945

By: Beloff, Max

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 110623


In the original publisher's glossy pictorial card covers. Large Format Paperback. No dustjacket, as issued. The top and bottom page edges have some light foxing. There is some marked fading to the base colour of the spine turning orange to a pretty yellow colour, but all lettering is bright and clear. Otherwise No Inscriptions or other Marks. (6) + 281pp. Bibliography; Index. Overall, apart from the faded spine, etc, as mentioned above, this is an Excellent Very Clean, T... View more info

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Towards the Light

By: Bibby, Joseph (and Others)

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Liverpool, J. Bibby & Sons, Ltd: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 114385


Slightly smaller that a 'Bibby's Annual' - but definitely from the same family - the format is the same. Brilliantly colour printed to both sides of the stiff illustrated card covers. The covers have a little edgewear / rubbing / creasing but no tears, and this is a complete and a lovely example of this early 1930s publication. Sewn binding, though oddly there is a 'rust' spot in the inner gutter, maybe the twine used rusted slightly? Measures c 13" x 9 1/2". The... View more info

The Women and Men of 1926 . A Gender and Social History of the General Strike and Miners' Lockout in South Wales.

By: Bruley, Sue

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Cardiff, University of Wales Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 112940


HARDBACK. Black cloth boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. A few VERY light smudges/scratches which are only seen if held up to the light = Negligible, o/w As New. The dustjacket is NOT clipped and is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks FINE. (xiv) + 202pp. Illustrated in b/w. One Map (The South Wales Coalfield). Notes; Appendix; Bibliographical Notes; Bibliography; Index.... View more info

The National Geographic Society . 100 Years of Adventure and Discovery

By: Bryan, C.D.B.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112471


Yelloe cloth bound boards with bright silver gilt titling to the spine and front cover. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket, which is not price-clipped. There are tears and chipping to the dustjacket extremities, along with edge-wear to the head and tail of the dustjacket spine. There is light fading to the base colour of the dustjacket spine, although the lettering is still bright and clear. There is slight bumping to the top and bottom of the cloth boards,... View more info

English Night Life . From Norman Curfew to Present Black Out

By: Burke, Thomas

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, B T. Batsford Ltd: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000403


Good/Fair. First Edition. 8vo. colour frontispiece. 150 pp. Index. Dust wrap is slight torn and chipped, showing signs of wear. E/p torn but no loss. Blue cloth bound boards with fading to head and tail of spine. Black titling to spine. Page edges are mottled. Profusely illustrated in black and white.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

People & Organisations . An Introduction

By: Butler J. T. F.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford Business Publishing: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 47107


Ex - REFERENCE Library - Minimal stamps, marks, etc. - One label remaining, and a bar code removed, from the Half-Title, one stamp on the rear endpaper, one at the foot of page 156 and one at the end of the text, o/w NO other marks/markings. In the original publisher's glossy lettered card covers. Protected in a clear Library plastic jacket (Removable). (x) + 173 pp. Contents are divided into 11 Sections and follow the pattern/format of Section One which is on 'The Indiv... View more info

On the MANAGEMENT and EDUCATION of CHILDREN: Being Mrs. Child's "Mother's Book," Revised and Adapted to the Use of English Parents and Teachers

By: Child Mrs ( Lydia Maria Francis Child 1802-1880 )

Price: £55.00

Publisher: London, John W. Parker, West Strand,: 1838

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 112910


In black half leather with 6 gilt bands and marbled paper covered boards. The covers are rubbed/scraped and generally worn, but sound with all hinges tight. There is a 1 inch by half inch scrape to the leather right across where the gilt tiltle was - now only 'Moth..' and 'B' in gilt are just about visable of the original - 'Mother's Book'. It sounds worse than it is and it really only needs a new title label to make the book look pretty good. The page fore-edges are spe... View more info

Child Welfare: a Multicultural Focus

By: Cohen Neil A. (editor)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Needham Heights, Ma. U. S. A, Allyn & Bacon: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 7451


In the original publisher's pictorial card covers. (Ex Reference library usual Minimal stamps marks etc) protected in the usual clear plastic library jacket. Covers African- American; Asian and Pacific; Hispanic families, and many other aspects of social and child welfare including Child Abuse. Overall an Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright copy. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info