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The Fifties and Sixties  -  A Lifestyle Revolution, Akhtar, Miriam and Humphries, Steve
1 Akhtar, Miriam and Humphries, Steve The Fifties and Sixties - A Lifestyle Revolution
London Boxtree 2001 0752261916 / 9780752261911 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. A beautifully illustrated book that provides a fresh and original perspective on the 1950's and 1960's. It uses the intimate stories of those who lived through these momentous decades to reveal how our way of life was transformed, and explores the path from rationing to rock 'n' roll, military service to the mini-skirt, and the age of austerity to the Swinging Sixties. It reveals how post war prosperity brought new homes, mod cons, more adventurous food and drink, motoring for the masses, daring new fashions, the Pill, the sexual revolution, pop music and the rise of the teenage generation. Illustrated with over a hundred photographs, and includes contemporary advertisements and images of products from the time. **** NOT EX LIB **** 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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The 4-Hour Workweek  -  Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich, Ferriss, Timothy
2 Ferriss, Timothy The 4-Hour Workweek - Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich
New York Crown Publishers 2007 0307353133 / 9780307353139 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. 308 pages. Whether you are an overworkd employee or an entrepreneur trapped in your own business, this book is the compass for a new and revolutionary world. Join Tim Ferriss as he teaches you: What the crucial difference is between absolute and relative income; How to train your boss to value performance over presence, or kill your job (or company) if its beyond repair; What automated cash-flow 'muses' are and how to create one in 2-4 weeks; What the management secrets of Remote Control CEO's are; How to get free housing worldwide and airfare at 50-80% off; How to fill the void and create a meaningful life after removing work and the office. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Japan  -  The Art of Living  -  A Sourcebook of Japanese Style for the Western Home, Katoh, Amy Sylvester
3 Katoh, Amy Sylvester Japan - The Art of Living - A Sourcebook of Japanese Style for the Western Home
Boston, Mass Charles E. Tuttle 1999 0804816115 / 9780804816113 Hard Cover Fine Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
A Fine unmarked copy with Fine complete dustjacket. The author is a long time resident of Japan, well known for her work in textiles and in this book presents a photographic tour of exquisite homes in the Tokyo area, focusing on original and attractive uses of Japanese antiques and folk crafts. More than 300 beautiful photographs by Shin Kimura. **** A LARGE HEAVY VOLUME OF 1.2 KILO UNPACKED WEIGHT WHICH MAY REQUIRE ADDITIONAL SHIPPING COST **** 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The Shops  -  How, Why and Where to Shop, Knight, India
4 Knight, India The Shops - How, Why and Where to Shop
London Viking 2003 0670913731 / 9780670913732 Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. In this essential guide-cum-memoir, India Knight dissects the singular pleasures afforded by everyone's favourite pastime - shopping. Part series of essays, part lists of essential information, you will never wonder about where to get the perfect 2-inches-off-the-waist pants again - a book for everyone who has ever had to part with cash, which is to say, a book for everyone - a true homage to shopping. **** NOT BOOK CLUB **** 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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The Story of Carpets, Sakhai, Essie
5 Sakhai, Essie The Story of Carpets
London Studio Editions 1993 1851707271 / 9781851707270 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
A Fine unmarked copy with Fine complete dustjacket. The author is a respected expert on Oriental Carpets and the Sakhai family have been in the carpet business for over 200 years with a shop in Piccadilly, London. The book charts the rich history of carpets, examining methods of weaving, the significance of common pattern elements and looking at the differences between tribal, village and city weaving and includes a section on individual carpet producing regions, their history and characteristic weaving and dyeing methods. Advice is given as to selection and care and matching the decor of your home. Over 160 beautiful carpets are illustrated in full colour. **** A LARGE HEAVY VOLUME OF 1.1 KILO UNPACKED WEIGHT WHICH WILL REQUIRE ADDITIONAL SHIPPING COST **** 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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The Book of the Wood Stove, Williams, Keith
6 Williams, Keith The Book of the Wood Stove
Newton Abbot David & Charles 1980 0715379267 / 9780715379264 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A Very Good+ clean, tight and unmarked copy in laminated boards. The history of wood stoves connects Benjamin Franklin's 18th century design, which is still in production, with the greatly improved models of today. In this book the author looks at the circumstances in which wood burning is advantageous, and then guides the newcomer to wood firing through the methods of cutting, storing and air-drying, together with everything one needs to know. **** NOT EX LIB **** 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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