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United Arab Emirates Postal History Volume 1 Abu Dhabi By Alastair Gunn
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This book is the first in a series to introduce and explore the postal history of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), in this case the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. It covers the period from 1 January 1973. All... More > normal areas are explored; EKU and LKU dates, circular date stamps, machine cancels, registered marks and labels, parcel marks, meter cancels etc.. For full details do check the 'Contents' which you will find in the book preview section. Anyone interested in the postal history of the GCC-especially the UAE- will find this a great addition to their bookshelf. 82 pages, full colour throughout and a hardback.< Less
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A world without cancer is 'quackery', as stated by the American Cancer Society, as this substance is in essence banned in the US and the EU as there is no scientific base for its theories at all and... More > its key component is the poison cyanide. Don't fall for the 'alternative medicine' illogical (best viewed as a 'paranoid conspiracy theory') position. This booklet is a short, simple, factually packed summary of why those who believe in a world without cancer don't know what they are talking about. It will also provide you with an excellent basis for understanding the whole illogical area of 'alternative / complementary medicine'. Buy it and save yourself a fortune! We all want a world without cancer but this stuff wont cure it... Laetrile B17 Amygdalin wont make a world without cancer; it will just steal your money (do you really think taking cyanide is wise?). There is no science in the alternative medicine claims--this junk has been shown, time after time, to be a killer....< Less
William Turner 1831-1919: Selected Writings By Alastair Gunn
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The life, career and writings of William Turner have been forgotten for too long, but are now made available again. The reader with an interest in colonial Victoria will find a strong personality who... More > was at the heart of the financial life of Melbourne during the economic and religious turbulence of the late 19th century. This volume, which includes many early and rare photographs (including by his brother Joseph Turner of Geelong), paints an extraordinary picture of early Victoria and rural Queensland. The book explores the Australian Church, the Commercial Bank of Australia, the Presbyterian Church, assorted religious arguments (including Theosophy), bimetallism and Melbourne Society. The book contains all William Turner's surviving lectures. Also included is a biography of John Turner (Beechworth) 1827-1883, a detailed family tree and much more. 250 pages. Hardcover.< Less
Four Letters to Hector Macdonald Buchanan, Writer to the Signet, Edinburgh, from Boreray and Killegray, 1799-1823 By Alastair Gunn
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This booklet is based on letters from two tiny islands in the Western Isles (Outer Hebrides) of Scotland, namely Boreray and Killegray. Primary material from these islands is basically impossible to... More > find. These letters provide a snapshot of how the wealthy lived at that time; a marked change to the normal croft / peasant / working class focus of island histories. The letters were to a lawyer with strong family connections in Skye and Vallay; he was part of the Macdonald 'chief' line. He was also a major Edinburgh lawyer and a good friend to Sir Walter Scott. This book adds detail to the life of John Maclean of Boreray, the inhabitants of Vallay and the Campbells of Killegray and Strond. It provides, as well, a useful insight into the economy of the time throughout the Western Isles, and of the people's mood on Uist. The book also adds to the postal history of these islands and of Skye. It is a unique glimpse into two islands that time has now forgotten.< Less
Prof. Dr. James Hardy Dillard 1856-1940 By Alastair Gunn
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Professor Doctor James Hardy Dillard was a great American; this is clearly shown as few people have a University named after them. 'Dillard University' is an incredible memorial. But, like many... More > others famous in their day, the man has started to disappear into history books. He should not be disappearing; his work at Tulane University and, in particular, his support of African-American education deserves to be better remembered. This booklet is an attempt to bring the man back to life. It uses mainly covers (envelopes) written by or to him, to illustrate his life. However there are family photographs and an 'official' biography as well. It is, though, an unusual booklet in that it is centred on being a 'postal history biography' designed to appeal to those wishing to know more about the man and to the postal historian. The booklet is in full colour throughout and has many illustrations.< Less
Make Your Child Smarter By Alastair Gunn & Alastair Gunn
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My children were accelerated two years at school and are now both studying to become Doctors of Philosophy at Cambridge University. I’m so pleased they have got to where they deserve to be.... More > Many people have asked how this happened—this book is my answer. Not all of this book will work for every child but the principles in this book apply to all. This book is my reflection on parenting; it is about how my wife and I enriched our children so they could run though secondary school and easily go to one of the greatest universities in the world. Not all children will be able to go so far, but all children can maximize their potential if parents are prepared to put in some real effort. Schooling is the icing on the cake of home experience. This book is about what sort of home experiences make your child be able to do well academically.< Less
Aspects of Omani Postal History By Alastair Gunn & Calvin Allen
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This book is a complete (we think) database of all the postal markings of Muscat and Oman since the start of the postal service in the mid 1860s until a little after the year 2000. It builds on - and... More > revises - the work of Donaldson in the early 1970s. There is no other detailed print reference available for Oman and as such it is a core document for all collectors interested in this area. It is profusely illustrated and has detailed auction results. You need this book to provide a framework for your own collection. It's an important addition to Gulf philately. An early version of this book was awarded Bronze at the British Chester National Stamp Show 2003 and this version earned a Silver Bronze at the 8th New Zealand Philatelic Literature Exhibition in 2003.< Less

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