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There are 160 books in this catalogue.
Robina Creagh:  Go With The Tide
Book Number: 3489
Reed 1968 first good copy in same d/w.
Keywords: fight with cancer
Price: $10.00

Allwood Montagu C.:  Carnations Pinks and All Dianthus
Book Number: 20778
Sussex: Allwood Brothers, Small 4to. hardcover. 354pp. index. b/w plates, colour frontis. very good, light foxing, owner's inscription on fep. / good, chipped d/w.'
Keywords: Carnations Pinks Dianthus flowers plants gardening
Price: $15.00

Dahl, Arlene. Illustrated by Blanchard, Carol.:  Always Ask a Man: Arlene Dahl's Key to Femininity
Book Number: 23278
London, Muler, 1965. First U.K. edition. Small 4to. hardcover. 180pp. b/w illus. good+, some foxing to endpapers. / good-, lightly chipped and stained d/w with scratch on front panel. Scarce first British edition.'
Keywords: women feminism love romance men marriage matrimony seduction seducing attracting
Price: $15.00

Book Number: 24338
ATLANTIC BOOKS 2002 This explosive book examines for the first time why successful women are not having children and are struggling to maintain relationships. Its startling conclusions will disturb feminists and conservatives alike.
Keywords: This explosive book examines for the first time why successful women are not having children and are struggling to maintain relationships. Its startling conclusions will disturb feminists and conservatives alike.
Price: $10.00

Pietroni, Patrick:  Family Guide to Alternative Health Care
Book Number: 27954
Australia, Book Co., 1995 4to hardcover 224pp index, colour illus. very good / very good d/w.
Keywords: Health Family Lifestyle Family Guide to Alternative Health Care Pietroni Patrick
Price: $12.00

Norton, Sally:  Make-up & Skin Care: Natural Ways to a Perfect Complexion
Book Number: 30034
Lorenz Books 1996 4to hardcover 128pp index, colour illus. very good / very good+ d/w. Create a wonderful new look incorporating all the top professional make-up artists' secrets within this kit, including hints, tips and step-by-step photography and the materials required to put it all together.
Keywords: Health Family Lifestyle Make up Skin Care Natural Ways to a Perfect Complexion Norton Sally
Price: $18.00

Hittleman, Richard L.:  Yoga: The 8 Steps To Health and Peace
Book Number: 30196
Hamlyn. London 1976 4to. hardcover. 194pp. index. b/w illus. very good. / poor d/w.
Keywords: yoga health
Price: $12.00

Pinnock, C.:  Simply Busting: a Guide to Bladder and Bowel Control
Book Number: 31380
Wakefield Press 1994 8vo softcover 172pp index, b/w illus. very good.
Keywords: Health Family Lifestyle Simply Busting a Guide to Bladder and Bowel Control Pinnock C
Price: $8.00

Inkeles, Gordon:  New Massage: Total Body Conditioning for People Who Exercise
Book Number: 31992
Unwin Pbs. 1985 4to softcover 192pp, b/w illus. very good.
Keywords: New Massage Total Body Conditioning for People Who Exercise Inkeles Gordon
Price: $10.00

Chang, Edward C.:  Knocking at the Gate of Life: Healing Exercises from the Official Manual of the People's Republic of China
Book Number: 32753
San Diego Laurel Glen Publishing 2000 4to softcover 256pp index, b/w illus. good. Fight disease with Five Animal Play, or build your immunity with Air Bathing. While these techniques sound exotic, they have proved practical enough to endure for nearly 2,000 years. This book gathers the best methods, all tested and perfected by Chinese doctors over centuries, for preventing and curing a host of common ailments and chronic diseases. From the famous Chi Kung breathing techniques to Beating Heaven's Drum, you will find a drug-free prescription to rejuvenate yourself. The chapters cover all the major systems of the body. A daily routine that employs these methods can lead to better physical health, and ultimately better mental and spiritual health.
Keywords: health Healing Exercises Official Manual People's Republic of China Chang Edward C
Price: $18.00

Niec-Oszywa, Anna:  Boost Your Child's Immune System the Natural Way
Book Number: 33583
Crows Nest, N.S.W. Allen & Unwin Pty., Limited 2001 8vo softcover 226pp index, b/w illus. very good+.
Keywords: Health Mind Body Nutrition General Boost Your Child's Immune System the Natural Way Niec Oszywa Anna
Price: $12.00

Sellman and others, Sherill:  Mothers Prevent Your Daughters from Getting Breast Cancer
Book Number: 33587
Tulsa, Okla. Get Well International 2003 8vo softcover 359pp index. very good.
Keywords: Health Fitness Women's Health General Mothers Prevent Your Daughters from Getting Breast Cancer Sellman and others Sherill
Price: $12.00

DEMENT, WILLIAM C.:  The Promise of Sleep : A Pioneer in Sleep Medicine Explains the Vital Connection Between Health,Happiness, and a Good Night's Sleep
Book Number: 33996
New York Delacorte Press 1999 8vo hardcover 542pp index. very good / very good d/w. Dr. Dement gives hands-on advice on how to get the sleep we need, addressing such popular topics as: sleep disorders and their cures; the role of prescription and over-the-counter sleeping aids; recovery from jet lag and other temporary obstacles to a healthy sleep life; the power of naps; and more. He also offers his seven principles of healthy sleep, and tells readers how they can discover their own "sleep point" and learn how much sleep they truly need.
Keywords: Health Mind Body Disorders Diseases Nervous System The Promise of Sleep A Pioneer in Sleep Medicine Explains the Vital Connection Between Health Happiness and a Good Night's Sleep DEMENT WILLIAM C
Price: $15.00

Gardner, David C.:  Never Be Tired Again!
Book Number: 35703
New York Perennial 1990 8vo softcover 370pp index. very good. From Publishers Weekly: Billed as "the seven-day high-energy program millionaires have paid thousands for," this book was developed by two California psychologists. But the so-called seven days are merely a prelude: the program, in fact, is lifelong, and here begin the book's many contradictions. Gardner and Beatty write gliblyfor intelligent, highly motivated readers. They stress the power of mind over body, yet their regimen emphasizes physical fitness. Their stated goal is high energy, but in practice this is merely one benefit of adherence to the latest scientific wisdoms they tout in low-fat, low-sugar nutrition, stress management and aerobic exercise. Diet and exercise recommendations are sound; mental exercises read like pop psychology. Informative nutritional and exercise tables, appealing recipes and an extensive bibliography contrast with gimmicky self-quizzes and worthless "checklists." As a resource, the book contains much that's valuable; as a program, it will be hard for most readers to swallow. nCopyright 1988 Reed Business Information, Inc.
Keywords: Health Mind Body Alternative Medicine General Never Be Tired Again! Gardner David C
Price: $8.00

Pinder, Jan Sparks and Suzanne:  Agoraphobia - Sunshine On My Shoulder
Book Number: 35720
Pan Macmillan 2000 8vo softcover 236pp, b/w illus. very good.
Keywords: Agoraphobia Sunshine On My Shoulder Pinder Jan Sparks and Suzanne
Price: $15.00

various:  The Body Shop book of wellbeing: Mind, body, soul
Book Number: 36009
Ebury 1998 4to pictorial boards, hardcover 256pp index, colour illus. very good.
Keywords: The Body Shop book of wellbeing Mind body soul No Author
Price: $18.00

Leboyer, Frédérick:  Inner Beauty, Inner Light - Yoga For Pregnant Women
Book Number: 36531
New York Knopf 1978 4to softcover 273pp b/w illus. very good. Kirkus Reviewn[A] poetic approach to pregnancy and childbirth. Yoga here gives freedom through discipline, helps a mother deliver a robust and healthy child, and serves as the golden key to unlock the fear regarding the known and hidden pains of childbirth. --This text refers to the nnnnPaperbacknedition.
Keywords: Medicine Specialties Obstetrics Gynecology Inner Beauty Inner Light Yoga For Pregnant Women Leboyer Frédérick
Price: $15.00

Dupain, George Zephirin:  Exercise and Physical Fitness
Book Number: 36591
Shakespeare Head Press 1948 8vo. hardcover. 261pp. b/w illus. very good. / good d/w.
Keywords: Exercise Physical Fitness
Price: $25.00

Balderstone, Simon:  Seeing is Believing
Book Number: 37014
McGregor Publishers for the Fred Hollows Foundation, Queensland, 1994. Large square 4to softcover 96pp, b/w illus. very good.
Keywords: Fred Hollows Foundation eyes doctor health seeing sight
Price: $18.00

Mackie, Carole:  Me and My Shadow: Learning to Live with Multiple Sclerosis
Book Number: 37543
Lothian Books 1999 8vo softcover 248pp b/w illus. very good.
Keywords: Biographies Memoirs General Me and My Shadow Learning to Live with Multiple Sclerosis Mackie Carole
Price: $10.00

Gross, Kim Johnston:  Women's Face (Chic Simple)
Book Number: 37680
Thames and Hudson Ltd 1997 4to hardcover 192pp index, colour illus. very good+ / very good+ d/w. This is a make-up and skincare book which does not aspire to any one ideal of beauty - it aims to help each person find their particular individual style. It shows how to change outmoded make-up and create colour palettes to complement skin tones and enhance all the best features of the face. Make-up is described as a wardrobe accessory and revealing tips explain how to create a good relationship between clothing and make-up with the minimum of fuss.
Keywords: Health Mind Body Beauty Fashion Women's Face (Chic Simple) Gross Kim Johnston
Price: $15.00

Cheong, Dr. Cheng Siu:  Chinese Medicinal Herbs of Hong Kong Vol 1 & 2 (Chinese- English Edition) [ILLUSTRATED]
Book Number: 37836
Commercial Press Hong Kong 1984 Square 8vo hardcovers 216,216pp colour illus. very good / very good d/ws. An illustrated and descriptive guide to medicinal plants indigenous to and naturalised in Hong Kong, with coloured plates.
Keywords: Chinese Medicinal Herbs of Hong Kong Vol 1 2(Chinese English Edition) [ILLUSTRATED] Cheong Dr Cheng Siu
Price: $55.00

Patanjali, Bhagwan Shree:  Aphorisms of Yoga
Book Number: 37911
Faber and Faber, London, 1938. First edition. 8vo. hardcover. 94pp. b/w illus. very good, foxing to endpapers. / good+ d/w with sunned spine & back edge, & chipped at top of spine.
Keywords: Aphorisms of Yoga
Price: $55.00

McGilvery, Carole:  The New Guide to Massage
Book Number: 37954
Lorenz Books 1996 4to hardcover 96pp colour illus. very good / very good d/w with creased bottom edge.
Keywords: Health Mind Body Alternative Medicine Acupuncture Acupressure The New Guide to Massage McGilvery Carole
Price: $12.00

Wensel, Louise Oftedal:  Acupuncture in medical practice
Book Number: 37995
Reston, Va. Reston Publishing 1980 8vo hardcover 335pp index, b/w illus. very good / no d/w.
Keywords: Medicine Pharmacology Acupuncture in medical practice Wensel Louise Oftedal
Price: $35.00

Rush, Anne Kent - Photographs by Patrick Harbron:  The Modern Book of Massage - Five-minute Massages and Sensuous Escapes.
Book Number: 38817
Aquarian Books1984 square 8vo. Illustrated wrappers. 198pp. Index of Exercises. Illustrated throughout with b&w photos. From the creator of The Massage Book.
Keywords: modern massage
Price: $15.00

Barbara Martin:  Relaxacise - The no-effort exercise
Book Number: 38825
Milner Publishing, Birchgrove, NSW Australia, 1992. Paperback. 8vo. Unread with minor shelf wear. Relaxacise teams relaxation with gentle exercise to tone and revitalize the body. Illus with b/w photos. A Unique method to Strengthen muscles and improve muscle tone, Correct posture and increase flexibility, encourage relaxation and rejuvenate mind and body, re-shape and trim the body.
Keywords: Gently Tone and Trim Your Body
Price: $8.00

Fulder, Stephen:  An End To Ageing - Traditional and Modern Ways of Extending Healthy Life
Book Number: 38827
Thorsons Publishers 1983 8vo. Paperback. 112pp
Keywords: Ageing, Quest for Longevity, Plant Remedies for the Elderly in East and West, Ginseng, allopathic alternatives, Help Yourself
Price: $12.00

Aihara, Herman:  Kaleidoscope: Macrobiotic Articles, Essays, and Lectures
Book Number: 39027
George Ohsawa Macrobiotic Foundation, 1986. revised edition 8vo. softcover. 338pp. index. very good+.
Keywords: Macrobiotic Articles Essays Lectures health
Price: $15.00

Sarah, Duchess of York and Weight Watchers:  Reinventing Yourself with The Duchess of York
Book Number: 39245
Simon and Schuster 2001 8vo. Hardcover. Very good in very good d/w. Inspiring stories and strategies for changing your weight and your life.
Keywords: Weight Watchers
Price: $12.00

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