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[ Parliamentary Papers, 1822: ] VOL. XXI. Accounts and Papers (2.) relating to: The Bank of England, The Bank of Scotland, and Country Banks; Corn, Grain, Malt, Beer, Distilleries, and Spirits; Courts of Law; Extents in Aid; Public Works; British Museum; Vaccine; & c. Session 5 February to 6 August, 1822.

[London:] 1822. (ii), 638pp: many pages folding, with tables. All entries in contents pages (1-4) ticked with blue crayon: very occasional pencilled notes in text. One page edge frayed where left protruding, and pp37-50 knocked to the edge, with a small tear. Contents otherwise in very fresh order. A compendium of disparate reports for the period in question, providing immensely detailed facts and figures, treating variously of a Refuge for the Destitute, the Middlesex Militia, Sewers, Tobacco and Snuff, Printing at the Universities, and many other institutions and commodities. Small folio, firm in contemporary marbled boards with later spine of green cloth. Both boards bear a large crimson leather label stamped in gold 'Audit Office', with the royal arms. Labels bright but scuffed, boards eroded at corners, and the upper stamped in blind 'The British Library of Political and Economic Science', whose small stamp is also on the title page. Spine tough, ruled in gilt, knocked at the base. Very Good.
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Price: 150.00


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Sir Arthur Newsholme:
The Elements of Vital Statistics, in their bearing on Social and Public Health problems.

London: George Allen & Unwin, 1923. New Edition - Entirely Rewritten. 623pp, with many charts and tables, plus two foldouts. Contents clean. Prelim pages have a little foxing, and spotting to the closed fore-edge of the text block rarely encroaches onto the page surfaces. Bottom margin of p433-4 torn away, with no loss of text. In the original binding of red cloth titled in gilt. Boards bright, spine faded, with small nick at head, puckered at foot. Small knock to one corner. A good copy of the scarce first printing of the 'Entirely Rewritten' edition. This has almost double the number of pages of the early editions of the 1890s. VG.

Price: 65.00


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Anthony Walton: [based on F. Russell's work]:
Russell on the Law of Arbitration. Nineteenth Edition.

London: Stevens & Sons, 1979. Nineteenth Edition. lxi, 647, with the 32-page supplement on blue paper bound in at the back. Never-read copy from storage, contents very fresh. Light foxing to top closed edge. 25x16cms, in the original binding of green buckram, spine titled in gilt, with a black lettering-piece: clean, bright and firm, corners sharp, foot of spine blunted. The original plain tissue wrapper is present, but is frayed. Excellent copy. Near Fine.
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SVIIB Students' Association of the Faculty of Business Administration, and Rotterdam School of Management:
India, Culture and Management: the art of doing business.

Delft: Eburon, 1989. First edition. viii, 271pp. Illustrated with text diagrams and 24 colour plates of work by contemporary Indian artists. The half-title bears a signed gift inscription which appears to be that of Amit Ambalal, one of the artists whose work is reproduced, and whose painting also adorns the cover. Contents otherwise clean. Large paperback, 240x158mm, with bright pictorial covers, slightly faded to spine: firm and clean with very small knocks to corners. Very nice copy. Very Good+.

Price: 30.00


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edited by Scott Ballintyne, Ken Pease, Vic McLaren:
Secure Foundations. Key Issues in Crime Prevention, Crime Reduction and Community Safety.

London: IPPR, Institute of Public Policy Research, 2000. First edition. [x], 312pp, plus a section of 10 glossy coloured maps showing crime and urban layout. Appears unread, contents very fresh. 23.5x15.5cms, in blue pictorial covers: bright and fresh, with a faint crease down centre of spine and upper corner of the back cover is slightly bent. Very nice copy. Near Fine.

Price: 50.00


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