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To Help You Decide By James F Frayne
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Reference book on titles released by author.these include 'Easy as You Go!', 'A-Star Question Bank', 'Mathematics & Statistics for Biology, Psychology and Chemistry', 'Selected Topics - Advance... More > Level Biology', 'Chinese Hell Bank Notes', 'Romancing the Wood', 'The Indian Hundi', 'Jenny Two-tails', 'Tall Grows the Grass'.< Less
The Indian Hundi By James F Frayne
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Hundis refer to financial instruments which evolved on the Indian sub-continent and appear to have been in use there from at least the sixteenth century. They were used in trade and credit... More > transactions and, as such, were used as remittance instruments for the purpose of transfer of funds from one place to another. In the days of the Princely States and the British Raj these hundis served as Travellers Cheques. What makes hundis so interesting is the sheer variety of them and the uses to which they were put. As a safety precaution, moreover, they were usually written in an elaborate script which only bankers knew how to read and write. They are still used in India today, even though the resources of modern banking are available for most commercial transactions.< Less
A-star Question Bank (Mathematics) (Without Solutions) By James F Frayne
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This book presents over 100 A-star problems which you may find in any GCSE Mathematics examination paper. The book comes in two ‘flavours’, one book contains the ‘problems... More > only’ and the other with the ‘same problems but accompanied by the solutions’. One is suitable as a class-book and for homework, whilst the other for self-study and enrichment. The choice is yours.< Less
A-star Question Bank (Mathematics) (With Solutions) By James F Frayne
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This book presents over 100 A-star problems which you may find in any GCSE Mathematics examination paper. The book comes in two ‘flavours’, one book contains the ‘problems... More > only’ and the other with the ‘same problems but accompanied by the solutions’. One is suitable as a class-book and for homework, whilst the other for self-study and enrichment. The choice is yours.< Less
Hell Bank Notes By James F Frayne
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The notes exhibited in this catalogue are Hell ‘Bank’ Notes. In fact, they are what is called ‘faux’ money and as such are certainly not justifiable bank notes. They are used... More > in China and many countries in Eat Asia specifically to burn as offerings to the spirits of departed loved ones in the belief that such money can be drawn from the Bank of Hell and used in Paradise. In this context, Hell and Heaven are synonymous with one another. They are an interesting example of ‘Exonumia’, or paper that does not belong in any way to the realm of strict bank-note collecting.< Less
Jenny Two-tails and her Special Friends By James F Frayne
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The main character in this book is Jenny, a beautiful Persian cat. She is a very special cat, though, because she has one thing that no other cat normally has. She has two tails! She lives with her... More > two carers, John and Nomsa and they happen to be very fond of animals, especially cats. Jenny therefore has quite a few friends. It turns out that these friends are also special in one sort of way or another. But then, every cat has something special about them.< Less
Romancing the Wood By James F Frayne
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The first US Wooden Nickel ‘Flat’ was issued in Tenino as a result of the Great Depression in 1931. The issue of such an instrument to cope with the shortage of money at the time proved... More > such a success that other communities quickly followed suit. It was not long before communities were issuing Wooden Nickel ‘Flats’ to commemorate land-marks in their history. This book looks at just a mere sampling of these interesting bits of Americana and what prompted their issue as commemorative pieces.< Less
First Son of Khui By James F Frayne
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This story begins in Ancient Egypt and follows the fate of Ga’ab, the first son of the Grand Vizier, Khui, who rose to become a personal bodyguard to the king. Through unfortunate... More > circumstances, and in a vain attempt to protect his adopted sister and lover, was falsely accused of the king’s murder. The death sentence which was originally imposed on him was reduced to one of exile to far off Swenett. In the meantime, his lover announced to Khui that she was pregnant with the child of Ga’ab. Fearing retribution, Khui arranged for her to flee to Canaan where she stayed until her son was born, when she returned to Egypt. Gaab’s so eventually returned to Egypt to avenge his father. The story comes up to the present time and to a young lady, Abergail, who plans a holiday to Egypt where she experiences strange things during her short stay there. The consequences of this fateful visit were to be far-reaching.< Less
Tall Grows the Grass By James F Frayne
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Johnny Duggan was born around the outbreak of World War II. Johnny’s story follows his trials and tribulations, his loves and assignations, and his challenges and conflicts, as he moves through... More > the long grass of life from one job to another, through one country to another. He is forced to change his outlook to life many times through his experiences in Africa, Europe, and the USA, as well as the variety of people with whom he comes into contact. In many places, the story is very confrontational and hard hitting, and takes no prisoners. It is not a story for the daunted, nor those who are not prepared to accept the stark, bare, exposed realities of life.< Less
Mathematics & Statistics (Biology, Psychology & Chemistry) By James F Frayne
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‘Mathematics and Statistics in Biology, Psychology and Chemistry’ comes as the third in the series, following in the footsteps of ‘Easy as You Go!” and ‘A-Star Question... More > Bank. It fills the vacuum which exists, being caused by the apparent difficulty in professional Biologist, Psychologist and Chemist to effectively teach the necessary Mathematics for their students to pass examinations. Much of the mathematics and statistics for students’ studies is admittedly complex, and often it is laid out in course books in a confusing manner. With the exception of Physicists, scientists can be excused in not being as effective as their counterparts in the Mathematics arena. Considerable effort has therefore been exercised in an attempt to address this situation. In Biology and Psychology sections, tables have been used to simplify many of the otherwise daunting procedures. In Chemistry a ‘step-by-step’ approach as been adopted.< Less

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