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Product Description: Murder, kidnap, torture—these are not words usually associated with Hampshire’s beautiful New Forest. But when local author Grant Mason has a heart attack, he makes a bizarre dying wish: he wants his loyal assistant to burn down his house...read more

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9780719816932 | Robert Hale Ltd, September 30, 2015, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: Murder, kidnap, torture—these are not words usually associated with Hampshire’s beautiful New Forest.

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Product Description: This provocative volume stimulates debate about lost 'heritage' by examining the history of the hundreds of great houses demolished in Britain and Ireland in the twentieth century. Seven lively essays debate our understanding of what is meant by loss and how it relates to popular conceptions of the great house...read more
By James Raven (editor)

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9781137520760 | 1 edition (Palgrave Pivot, April 29, 2015), cover price $67.50 | About this edition: This provocative volume stimulates debate about lost 'heritage' by examining the history of the hundreds of great houses demolished in Britain and Ireland in the twentieth century.

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Product Description: Earth’s recent reprieve from full-scale disaster is about to end sooner than expected. The second book in the Sentinels of Tzurac trilogy, Zarkwin’s Revenge begins five years after the conclusion of Terra Major Under Threat. When Jackson and Khaneera, both serving life sentences for their crimes against the Federation, escape prison, their unfinished mission snaps back into place, reigniting the rebel forces—and their own feelings for each other...read more

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9781499112429 | Createspace Independent Pub, January 13, 2015, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Earth’s recent reprieve from full-scale disaster is about to end sooner than expected.

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Product Description: A sniper launches a series of deadly attacks on Britain’s motorways, striking in the dark during rush hour, and causing total carnage. No one knows who he is, or why he’s doing it, but, as the death toll rises, fear grips the entire nation...read more

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9780719813665 | Robert Hale Ltd, December 1, 2014, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: A sniper launches a series of deadly attacks on Britain’s motorways, striking in the dark during rush hour, and causing total carnage.

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Product Description: Publishing Business in Eighteenth-Century England assesses the contribution of the business press and the publication of print to the economic transformation of England. The impact of non-book printing has been long neglected. A raft of jobbing work serviced commerce and finance while many more practical guides and more ephemeral pamphlets on trade and investment were read than the books that we now associate with the foundations of modern politicaleconomy...read more

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9781843839101 | Boydell Pr, September 18, 2014, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Publishing Business in Eighteenth-Century England assesses the contribution of the business press and the publication of print to the economic transformation of England.

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Product Description: This book offers fresh perspectives on the early modern and eighteenth-century book trade in London. Using a range of new illustrative and topographical evidence, James Raven reconstructs the communities of London printers, booksellers, and their associates, reassessing working practices and the changes brought to different neighborhoods...read more

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9780712357333 | British Library Board, September 15, 2014, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: This book offers fresh perspectives on the early modern and eighteenth-century book trade in London.
9780712357074 | British Library Board, June 15, 2014, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: This book offers fresh perspectives on the early modern and eighteenth-century book trade in London.

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Product Description: 'Cover your webcams…or suffer the consequences.' He calls himself the Slave Master. He spies on women through their computer webcams. Then he blackmails those who unknowingly reveal their secrets to him. His last victim was brutally murdered...read more

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9781493612574 | Createspace Independent Pub, November 19, 2013, cover price $10.50 | About this edition: 'Cover your webcams…or suffer the consequences.

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Product Description: A Sentinel Captain from the planet Tzurac has escaped and remains in hiding from the Federation Security Forces for nearly 300 years on planet Earth. He has married a Terranian and fathered a son, Kyron, keeping his history and heritage a secret from his family...read more

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9780987124302 | Gardners Books, August 1, 2013, cover price $22.60 | About this edition: A Sentinel Captain from the planet Tzurac has escaped and remains in hiding from the Federation Security Forces for nearly 300 years on planet Earth.

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Product Description: Lee Jordan has spent 10 years on death row for a murder he didn’t commit. He’s lost everything—his wife, his dreams, his future. He finally enters the death chamber at the famous "Walls" prison in Texas. He’s strapped to a gurney and given an injection of lethal drugs in front of witnesses...read more

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9780719809200 | Robert Hale Ltd, May 31, 2013, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Lee Jordan has spent 10 years on death row for a murder he didn’t commit.

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Product Description: It's the holiday home from hell, deep in an ancient English forest where no one can hear your screams. Something horrific is going on in the house - something that defies the imagination. Even hardened detective, Jeff Temple, hunting down a brutal killer, is shocked to discover the chilling secret...read more

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9780719805431 | Robert Hale Ltd, September 28, 2012, cover price $33.75 | About this edition: It's the holiday home from hell, deep in an ancient English forest where no one can hear your screams.

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Product Description: The Sentinels of Tzurac is an action sci- fi story written in the spirit of George Lucas and Gene Roddenberry productions, which stimulates the imagination and brings back the emotional excitement experienced by those of all ages who followed the Star Wars and Star Trek sagas...read more

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9781466365421 | Createspace Independent Pub, July 2, 2012, cover price $11.75 | About this edition: The Sentinels of Tzurac is an action sci- fi story written in the spirit of George Lucas and Gene Roddenberry productions, which stimulates the imagination and brings back the emotional excitement experienced by those of all ages who followed the Star Wars and Star Trek sagas.

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Product Description: A ground-breaking collection by thirteen distinguished international scholars; this volume presents fresh perspectives on the exchange of culture and ideas between isolated communities through books and correspondence, and offers pioneering comparisons between the northern Atlantic and that of Spanish and Portuguese territories further south...read more
By James Raven (editor)

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9780230285675 | Palgrave Macmillan, June 15, 2011, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: A ground-breaking collection by thirteen distinguished international scholars; this volume presents fresh perspectives on the exchange of culture and ideas between isolated communities through books and correspondence, and offers pioneering comparisons between the northern Atlantic and that of Spanish and Portuguese territories further south.

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Product Description: Helps scholars to examine historical press censorship in England. This title draws together around 500 texts, reaching across 140 years from the rigours of the Elizabethan Star Chamber Decree to the publication of "Cato's Letters", which famously advanced principles of free speech...read more

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9781138751484 | Routledge, October 1, 2009, cover price $170.00 | About this edition: Helps scholars to examine historical press censorship in England.
9781138751514 | Routledge, October 1, 2009, cover price $170.00 | About this edition: Helps scholars to examine historical press censorship in England.
9781138751507 | Routledge, October 1, 2009, cover price $170.00
9781138751491 | Routledge, October 1, 2009, cover price $170.00 | About this edition: Helps scholars to examine historical press censorship in England.

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Product Description: In 1450 very few English men or women were personally familiar with a book; by 1850, the great majority of people daily encountered books, magazines, or newspapers. This book explores the history of this fundamental transformation, from the arrival of the printing press to the coming of steam...read more

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9780300122619 | Yale Univ Pr, August 28, 2007, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: In 1450 very few English men or women were personally familiar with a book; by 1850, the great majority of people daily encountered books, magazines, or newspapers.

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9780300181630 | Yale Univ Pr, July 9, 2007, cover price $47.00 | About this edition: In 1450 very few English men or women were personally familiar with a book; by 1850, the great majority of people daily encountered books, magazines, or newspapers.

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Product Description: How did people read in the past? Where, when, and why did they read? And what did they think readers and reading were for? Drawing on fields as diverse as medieval pedagogy, textual bibliography, history of science, social and literary history, this collection of essays highlights the cultural conventions involved in reading, and explores personal reading experiences...read more
By James Raven (editor), Helen Small (editor) and Naomi Tadmor (editor)

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9780521480932 | Cambridge Univ Pr, May 1, 1996, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: How did people read in the past?

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9780521023238 | Cambridge Univ Pr, October 31, 2007, cover price $44.99 | About this edition: How did people read in the past?

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Product Description: This pioneering volume of essays explores the destruction of great libraries since ancient times and examines the intellectual, political and cultural consequences of loss. Fourteen original contributions, introduced by a major re-evaluative history of lost libraries, offer the first ever comparative discussion of the greatest catastrophes in book history from Mesopotamia and Alexandria to the dispersal of monastic and monarchical book collections, the Nazi destruction of Jewish libraries, and the recent horrifying pillage and burning of books in Tibet, Bosnia and Iraq...read more
By James Raven (editor)

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9781403921192 | Palgrave Macmillan, June 12, 2004, cover price $135.00 | About this edition: This pioneering volume of essays explores the destruction of great libraries since ancient times and examines the intellectual, political and cultural consequences of loss.

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Product Description: This collection of eight new essays investigates ways in which significant kinds of 18th-century writings were designed and received by different audiences. Rivers explores the answers to certain crucial questions about the contemporary use of books...read more
By Antonia Forster (contributor), Scott Mandelbrote (contributor), Karen O'Brien (contributor), James Raven (contributor) and Isabel Rivers (editor)

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9780826467171 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, June 1, 2003, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: This collection of eight new essays investigates ways in which significant kinds of 18th-century writings were designed and received by different audiences.

By James Raven (editor)

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9780521382632 | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 1, 2003, cover price $55.01 | also contains Africa’s Priceless Heritage

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Product Description: James Raven's history of the Charleston Library Society's book purchasing activities offers a window into the transatlantic book trade during the 18th and 19th centuries, and a chronicle of this early library's influence on southern culture...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781570034060 | Univ of South Carolina Pr, April 1, 2002, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: James Raven's history of the Charleston Library Society's book purchasing activities offers a window into the transatlantic book trade during the 18th and 19th centuries, and a chronicle of this early library's influence on southern culture.

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Product Description: The essays in this collection re-examine the phenomenon of "free print" in print culture. By focusing on free print the volume offers perspectives in the cultural history of textual transmission from the early-18th century to the mid-20th century...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By James Raven (editor)

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9780754600855 | Ashgate Pub Ltd, November 1, 2000, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: The essays in this collection re-examine the phenomenon of "free print" in print culture.

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Product Description: This bibliography provides the first complete and copy-based record of the production of new English fiction in the period 1810-1829. The main listings include 2,256 entries, all but forty of which are based on examination of a first edition of the actual novel described...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Peter Garside (editor), James Raven (editor) and Rainer Schowerling

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9780198183181 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, June 22, 2000, cover price $315.00 | About this edition: This bibliography provides the first complete and copy-based record of the production of new English fiction in the period 1810-1829.

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Product Description: This historical bibliography provides an entirely new foundation for the literary history of the late eighteenth century and the Romantic age, reconstructing the full cast of British novelists of the period, their publishers and reviewers...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780198183174 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, June 22, 2000, cover price $335.00 | About this edition: This historical bibliography provides an entirely new foundation for the literary history of the late eighteenth century and the Romantic age, reconstructing the full cast of British novelists of the period, their publishers and reviewers.

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Batman and his crimefighting partners, Robin and Batgirl, match wits with Mr. Freeze and his evil cohorts in an adventure-filled tale based on the new animated film. Original. Movie tie-in.

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9780316176965 | Little Brown & Co, May 1, 1997, cover price $3.50 | About this edition: To save his wife, who is in suspended animation, Mr.

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As the Dojo Rats prepare for a citywide karate tournament, the newest member, Rikki, must use his new-found wisdom to deal with a violent group of youths out to challenge him. Original.
By James Raven and Eric Velasquez (illustrator)

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9780553563016 | Bantam Books, November 1, 1993, cover price $3.25 | About this edition: As the Dojo Rats prepare for a citywide karate tournament, the newest member, Rikki, must use his new-found wisdom to deal with a violent group of youths out to challenge him

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When someone tries to discredit Jeff and get him kicked off the police force, the Dojo Rats band together to help Jeff clear his name. Original.

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9780553563009 | Bantam Books, September 1, 1993, cover price $3.25 | About this edition: When someone tries to discredit Jeff and get him kicked off the police force, the Dojo Rats band together to help Jeff clear his name

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