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On Human Finery, Bell, Quentin
1 Bell, Quentin On Human Finery
London Hogarth Press 1976 0701204117 / 9780701204112 Second (Revised) Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good Octavo 
239 pp. Light general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Spine a little sunned. Light wear to board edges. Faint dust foxing to upper edge of text block. Internally clean, bright, solidly bound. Forty-four black-and-white illustrations, and four colour plates. "The thought is so clear, the humour so appetisingly dry, that I am compelled to recommend the book urgently. Mr. Bell gives his reasons for rejecting every theory of fashion that has been put forward, except one: the purpose of this book is to expound, to correct and to enlarge the vbiews of Thorstein Veblen." 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Life, Death and Hope in a Mumbai Slum, Boo, Katherine
2 Boo, Katherine Life, Death and Hope in a Mumbai Slum
London Portobello Books 2013 1846274516 / 9781846274510 Reprint Paperback Very Good 12mo 
256 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Internally as new. "Astonishing. One's first reaction is disbelief followed by stunned silence. Boo is unsentimental, unjudgmental, uncondescending, yet brimful of compassion." 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Ego and Soul: The Modern West in Search of Meaning, Carroll, John
3 Carroll, John Ego and Soul: The Modern West in Search of Meaning
Sydney HarperCollins Publishers 1999 0732259908 / 9780732259907 Reprint Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
280 pp. Extremely light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Internally as new. "An engaging and lucid look at where Western society is heading as we approach the new millennium. Modern preoccupations such as work, sport, computers, cars and the celebrity cults of Marilyn Monroe and Elvis Presley are sifted through classical themes." 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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People and Shopping: A Social Background, Harrison, Molly
4 Harrison, Molly People and Shopping: A Social Background
London Ernest Benn 1975 0510125239 / 9780510125233 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo 
143 pp. Light general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Very light edgewear to blue cloth boards. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white drawings and photographs in the text. Index. "The interests of buyers and sellers conflicted as much in the past as they do today; the authorities were often compelled to intervene, as they are now; and there were no fewer charlatans than in our much more complicated societies. All these themes are covered in simple and clear terms and a wealth of contemporary quotations are provided. The reader is taken, with sustained interest and often with amusement, from medieval markets to the supermarkets of today." 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Give Sorrow Words: Perspectives on Loss and Trauma, Harvey, John H.
5 Harvey, John H. Give Sorrow Words: Perspectives on Loss and Trauma
Philadelphia Brunner/Mazel / Taylor & Francis Group 2000 0583910085 First Paperback Paperback Good Octavo 
x, 247 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated wraps. Crease to lower back corner of wraps, some curl to lower front corner. Spine uncreased. Some scuffing to lower edge of text block. Bookseller's sticker to title page. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Les Bourgeois Gentilshommes: An Essay on the Definition of Elites in Renaissance France, Huppert, George
6 Huppert, George Les Bourgeois Gentilshommes: An Essay on the Definition of Elites in Renaissance France
Chicago University of Chicago Press 1977 0226360997 / 9780226360997 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo 
237 pp. Extremely light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Spine a little sunned. Light wear to board edges. A few small stains to fore-edge of text block, one or two on page margins. Internally clean, bright, solidly bound. 'The bourgeois gentilshommes' own ideal of 'living nobly' was utterly at variance with the way of life of the gentilshommes de race. By identifying this important class and distinguishing its unique aspirations, Huppert provides stimulating reading for all students of French social and political history." 
Price: 17.00 AUD
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Class: Image and Reality, Marwick, Arthur
7 Marwick, Arthur Class: Image and Reality
London Macmillan 1990 0333515749 / 9780333515747 Second Edition Paperback Very Good Octavo 
435pp. "Class is presented as it is actually understood by people rather than as presented by theorists and ideologues." Wraps with light general and edgewear. Small scratch to spine. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Down and Out in Paris and London, Orwell, George. With an introduction by Dervla Murphy
8 Orwell, George. With an introduction by Dervla Murphy Down and Out in Paris and London
London Penguin Classics 2001 0141184388 / 9780141184388 Reprint Paperback Very Good 12mo 
230 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Yellowing to edges of text block. Occasional very small chips and creases to page edges. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. "The white-hot reaction of a sensitive, observant, compassionate young man to poverty." -- Dervla Murphy 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Long Slow Burn: Sexuality and Social Science, Weston, Kath
9 Weston, Kath Long Slow Burn: Sexuality and Social Science
Great Britain Routledge 1998 0415920442 / 9780415920445 First Edition Softcover Very Good Octavo 
265 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. "A highly compelling effort, by an unusually perceptive anthropologist, 'to reposition sexuality at the heart of the social sciences,' thus to 'infuse it into the very pursuit of social knowledge.'" 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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