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YOUR GUIDE TO THE ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE, Gray, John
41 Gray, John YOUR GUIDE TO THE ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE
London Victor Gollancz 1998 0575067136 / 9780575067134 First Thus Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
176pp., b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper lightly bumped on foot. "The Alexander Technique, developed a century ago and now scientifically recognised around the world, has revolutionised the lives of many people . . . While the technique itself is simple, putting it into practice requires close attention to detail and the careful correction of ingrained bad habits. This guide returns to Alexander's rudimentary procedures to reinforce the principles imparted by teachers and to help individuals practise them as part of their daily lives . . . " Book weight approx. 505g. 
Price: 18.75 AUD
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SAMUEL HAHNEMANN : His Life and Work. Volume II: Supplements, Haehl, Richard
42 Haehl, Richard SAMUEL HAHNEMANN : His Life and Work. Volume II: Supplements
New Delhi, India B. Jain Publishers 1992 Reprint Hardcover and Dustjacket Good+ Good + Ex-Library 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xv, + 515pp. Book clean and square. Ex-Library copy. Spine firm. minimal ex-libris indicators, else leaves clean. Illustrated gloss boards nominally bumped, and edgeworn on foot. Like-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn, and colour-faded on spine. This second volume on the life and work of Samuel Hahnemann, considered to be the father of Homeopathy, was translated into English by Marie L. Wheeler. It contains "documents, State papers, letters, essays, dissertations, etc." Contents include: Prelims., 27 chapters, Index of Hahnemann's Essays and Works. Book weight approx. 610g. 
Price: 20.68 AUD
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THE CHRONIC DISEASES : Their Peculiar Nature and Their Homoeopathic Cure (2), Hahnemann, Samuel (Dr.)
43 Hahnemann, Samuel (Dr.) THE CHRONIC DISEASES : Their Peculiar Nature and Their Homoeopathic Cure (2)
India. B. Jain Publishers 1997 Reprint Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
(pp) 859-1600. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Illustrated gloss boards lightly bumped and edgeworn. Leaves clean, small corner crease to several. Mild tanning to front and rear gutters. Like-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edgeworn and scuffed, light colour-fade to spine. Translated from the second enlarged German edition of 1835 by Professor Louis H. Tafel, with annotations by Richard Hughes. Edited by Pemberton Dudley. Volume Two contents include: L (Lycopodii Pollen) to Z (Zincum), Index. Book weight approx. 830g. 
Price: 18.22 AUD
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WAY OF PSYCHIC PROTECTION, Hall, Judy
44 Hall, Judy WAY OF PSYCHIC PROTECTION
Great Britain Thorsons 2001 0007110219 / 9780007110216 Reprint Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7 
xxviii, + 185pp., b/white line-drawn illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has negligible edgewear and scuffing. First published by Thorsons as 'Principles of Psychic Protection' 1999. This edition, 2001. An introductory guide containing practical techniques and actual case studies. Explaining what psychic protection is, and why we need it, psychic attachment and how to guard against psychic attack, this book will deepen your understanding of the impermeable barrier as a protection against other person's negative thoughts and feelings . . . Contents include: Prelims., 11 chapters, Appendix. Book weight approx. 420g. 
Price: 18.80 AUD
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PRACTICAL REIKI: A Step by Step Guide, Hall, Mari
45 Hall, Mari PRACTICAL REIKI: A Step by Step Guide
London Thorsons 2001 0722534655 / 9780722534656 Reprint Softcover As New 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
ix, + 145pp., instructional b/white halftone plates, plus several line-drawn diagrams, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, crisp and unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper as new. The author, Mari Hall, a dedicated Reiki Master Teacher, presents a complete, comprehensive and straightforward guide to this ancient art of transferring healing energy, showing readers how they can benefit and learn to use Reiki on themself, others, and even their animals . . . Book weight approx. 320g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 17.03 AUD
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WHAT TO DO WHEN THE DOCTOR SAYS IT'S PCOS [Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome], Hammerley, Milton and Kimball, Cheryl
46 Hammerley, Milton and Kimball, Cheryl WHAT TO DO WHEN THE DOCTOR SAYS IT'S PCOS [Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome]
U.S.A. Fair Winds Press 2003 1592330045 / 9781592330041 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
247pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper nominally scuffed only. "Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is the most common hormonal disorder among women of reproductive age - and the most often misdiagnosed. Often a harbinger of more serious problems, including diabetes, PCOS affects far more than your ovaries - it affects your body, mind and spirit . . . this book shows you the diet and lifestyle changes, complementary therapies, and medicines you need to manage this condition today, and prevent the complications of tomorrow . . . " Contents include: Prelims., 12 chapters, Glossary, Biblio., Index. Book weight approx. 350g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 18.75 AUD
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Prevention's THE SUGAR SOLUTION : Balance Your Blood Sugar Naturally to Beat Disease, Lose Weight, Gain Energy, and Feel Great, Harrar, Sari, and the Editors of Prevention Magazine
47 Harrar, Sari, and the Editors of Prevention Magazine Prevention's THE SUGAR SOLUTION : Balance Your Blood Sugar Naturally to Beat Disease, Lose Weight, Gain Energy, and Feel Great
U.S.A. Rodale International 2004 1579549128 / 9781579549121 5th Impression Hardcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
x, + 406pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed boards nominally scuffed only. " . . . provides a proven, three-pronged approach to blood-sugar balancing, and it works without drugs and injections . . . " Contents include: Intro., 27 chapters over 7 'parts', plus 100 mouth-watering recipes, General Index, Recipe Index. Book weight approx. 625g. 
Price: 18.61 AUD
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THE SENSITIVE GUT, Harvard Medical School (Michael Lasalandra)
48 Harvard Medical School (Michael Lasalandra) THE SENSITIVE GUT
New York Fireside 2001 0743215044 / 9780743215046 First Thus Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
224pp., several b/white illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Card wrapper nominally edgeworn. A reassuring and practical guide to managing intestinal distress in the form of reflux disease, dyspepsia, irritable bowel syndrome, food allergies, constipation, and other conditions, including suggested eating plans and evaluation of alternative approaches such as relaxation response training, hypnosis and biofeedback. Contents include: Intro., 13 chapters, Appendix: Drugs Used To Treat Functional Gastrintestinal Disorders, Glossary, Index. Book weight approx. 280g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 15.48 AUD
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BODY SENSE : Exercise for Relaxation, Haxthausen, Margit and Leman, Rhea
49 Haxthausen, Margit and Leman, Rhea BODY SENSE : Exercise for Relaxation
New York, U.S.A. Pantheon Books 1987 0394749170 / 9780394749174 First American Edition Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
136pp., b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Oblong format. Book clean,. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has a tiny corner crease. Originally published in Denmark as 'Krop' by Rosinante aps. "Written by a relaxation therapist and a dancer, 'Body Sense' explains why we so often feel tense, how we can learn to register daily tensions before the body reaches a breaking point, and what we can do, with the help of simple relaxing movements, to lessen the strains we habitually put on out bodies . . ." Book weight approx. 320g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 13.16 AUD
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NATURE'S SUPER 7 MEDICINES : The Seven Essential Ingredients for Optimal Health, Heinerman, Dr. John
50 Heinerman, Dr. John NATURE'S SUPER 7 MEDICINES : The Seven Essential Ingredients for Optimal Health
New Jersey, U.S.A. Prentice Hall 1997 0138577315 / 9780138577315 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
x, + 262pp. Book clean. Quarter-cloth spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain boards undamaged. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has a soft vertical and corner crease to rear fold-in flap. "According to renowned medical anthropologist John Heinerman, there are seven common foods and herbs that are richly endowed with tremendous healing properties. Together, they contain a potent pharmacopeia for many of today's most common health problems . . . " Contents include; Introduction, seven chapters, Product Appendix, Information Appendix, Index. Book weight approx. 595g. 
Price: 13.16 AUD
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HEINERMAN'S NEW ENCYCLOPEDIA OF FRUITS & VEGETABLES (Revised and Expanded), Heinerman, John
51 Heinerman, John HEINERMAN'S NEW ENCYCLOPEDIA OF FRUITS & VEGETABLES (Revised and Expanded)
West Nyack, New York Parker Publishing Company 1995 0132092301 / 9780132092302 First Edition Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xl, + 504pp., b/white illustrations intext. Book clean. square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, with just a hint of tanning to textblock edges. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edge-bumped at foot. "From a medical anthropologist's files - remarkable health promoting uses for hundreds of common fruits and vegetables. You'll discover healing foods - all of which can be found at your local supermarket or health food store - that have been proven effective in relieving scores of ailments. They're simple, safe, inexpensive, and easy to use to treat or prevent problems." Includes Index. Book weight approx. 760g. DIGITAL PHOTOS AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 12.75 AUD
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WHEN YOUR WOMB IS EMPTY : Stories of Infertility and Pregnancy-Loss; How to Attack and Prevent Infertility; How to Survive Involuntary Childlessness, Henry-Peiris, Anita
52 Henry-Peiris, Anita WHEN YOUR WOMB IS EMPTY : Stories of Infertility and Pregnancy-Loss; How to Attack and Prevent Infertility; How to Survive Involuntary Childlessness
Midland, Western Australia AJ Publications 1998 0646354388 / 9780646354385 First Edition Softcover Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
171pp., plus one page Index. B/white cartoon-style line-drawn illustrations by Leisha Stoneman. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper edge and surface rubbed. "The author's personal story, and a sensitive selection of case studies from around the world . . . Within the book is a plan of attack which offers remedial options you may wish to try in order to improve your chances of conception. Also included is a survival guide which takes you through difficult day to day scenarios experienced by those suffering from involuntary childlessness . . . " Book weight approx. 250g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 18.22 AUD
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LIFE OF CHRISTIAN SAMUEL HAHNEMANN : Founder of Homoeopathy, Hobhouse, Rosa Waugh
53 Hobhouse, Rosa Waugh LIFE OF CHRISTIAN SAMUEL HAHNEMANN : Founder of Homoeopathy
Delhi, India B. Jain Publishers 1995 8170216850 / 9788170216858 Reprint Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
288pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, thin sunned strip to lower edge. Leaves clean. Illustrated gloss boards lightly bumped on foot. Like-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly sunned on spine (title clearly legible), minor edge-creasing to same. Preface by Sir John Weir. A biography of Christian Samuel Hahnemann (1775-1883), German physician and the creator of Homeopathy (Homoeopathy). Contents include: Preface, Foreword, 14 chapters, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 245g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 9.40 AUD
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WOMANHOOD, Holmes, Anna
54 Holmes, Anna WOMANHOOD
Blackburn, Victoria, Australia Collins Dove 1989 0859247090 / 9780859247092 First Edition Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
322pp., b/white photographic and line drawn illustrations intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Small sticker ghost to first page, else leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper has soft reading crease to rear panel. "In this enlightening and though-provoking book, based on her experience as a doctor, woman and mother, Dr Holmes explains how you can become and stay healthy at all stages of your life. She interweaves her account of the physical phases facing each women from girlhood to old age with a unique consideration of those other factors that are part of being human - feelings, relationships, values, freedom, family, work, community, crises and challenges." Book weight approx. 780g. 
Price: 18.80 AUD
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TAI CHI CH'UAN : The Technique of Power, Horwitz, Tem and Kimmelman, Susan, with Lui, H.H.
55 Horwitz, Tem and Kimmelman, Susan, with Lui, H.H. TAI CHI CH'UAN : The Technique of Power
London Rider 1982 009136731x / 9780091367312 Reprint Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
233pp., b/white photographic and line-drawn illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, reading crease there-on. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. "Tai Chi Ch'uan is the Taoist practice of bringing positive and negative forces into harmony between the body and its surroundings through formalised exercises. This book is intended as an introduction to that practice . . . " Contents include; Acks., 10 chapters, Other Books on Tai Chi Ch'uan. Book weight approx. 535g. 
Price: 16.92 AUD
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56 Hou, Joseph P. GINSENG: The Myth and the Truth
North Hollywood, California Melvin Powers Wiltshire Book Company 0879803673 / 9780879803674 Softcover Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
No publication date [c. 1979]. 245pp. Intext, b/w halftone plate illustrations, line-drawings, tables, graphs and formulae throughout. Book square, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper mildly edgeworn and abraded. " 'The Myth and Truth about Ginseng' relates the fabulous history of ginseng. It also encompasses the latest scientific observations of some of the chemical, pharmacological, and clinical aspects of ginseng..." Contents, in chaptered 'parts', include: Prelims. Part 1. The mysterious elixir of life: Ginseng. 2. The dollar value and growing the ginseng plant. 3. The truth about the manroot. Refs., Glossary of scientific terminology. Index. Book weight approx. 280g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 10.02 AUD
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HOME APOTHECARY ; Growing and Using Traditional Remedies, Houdret, Jessica
57 Houdret, Jessica HOME APOTHECARY ; Growing and Using Traditional Remedies
London and New York Lorenz Books 2002 0754809641 / 9780754809647 First Edition, 2nd Impression Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 8vo [Oblong/Landscape format) 
128pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated gloss boards undamaged. Like-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly scuffed. "Traditional recipes for safe natural and effective treatments and remedies for everyday common ailments. Includes a comprehensive directory of 48 healing herbs . . . from lip balms and skin salves to therapeautic syrups and revitalizing tonics . . . A fascinating guide to the history of herbal medicine and how to use natural preparations at home . . . " Book weight approx. 820g. 
Price: 20.04 AUD
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ALTERNATIVE ANSWERS TO BACK PROBLEMS : The Complete Conventional and Alternative Guide to Treating Back Pain, Howard, Nigel (Consultant: Dr Loic Burn)
58 Howard, Nigel (Consultant: Dr Loic Burn) ALTERNATIVE ANSWERS TO BACK PROBLEMS : The Complete Conventional and Alternative Guide to Treating Back Pain
Surry Hills, NSW, Australia Reader's Digest 1999 0957702310 / 9780957702318 Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
176pp., colour illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Illustrated gloss boards undamaged. Leaves clean. Like-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-rubbed only. "This book is a one stop answer to all your questions about back pain, exploring both conventional and alternative treatments and looking at all your options in a balanced, straightforward way." Book weight approx. 840g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. 
Price: 14.57 AUD
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59 Iyengar, B.K.S. LIGHT ON YOGA : Yoga Dipika
New York Schocken Books 1977 0805203532 / 9780805203530 Ninth Printing Softcover Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
342pp., b/white illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm, reading crease there-on. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper has a light bump to head, minor surface abrasion, very soft vertical crease to rear panel, minimal edgewear. Foreword by Yehudi Menuhin. The author's purpose in this book was to "describe as simply as possible the asanas (postures) and pranayamas (breathing disciplines), knowledge and requirements . . . It contains the complete technique of 200 asanas and 592 photographs from which the asanas can be mastered, and it also covers bandha, kriya, and pranayama with a further 10 photographs . . . " Contents include: Foreword, Preface, Part I: Introduction. What is Yoga? Part II: Yogasanas, Bandha and Kriya, Part III: Pranayama, Appendix I: Asana Courses, Appendix II: Curative Asanas for Various Diseases, Table to correlate the Asanas, etc., with the plates which illustrate them, Glossary, Plates, Index. Book weight approx. 490g. 
Price: 23.50 AUD
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60 Key, Sarah BACK SUFFERERS' BIBLE
Crows Nest, NSW, Australia Allen & Unwin 2001 1865085308 / 9781865085302 First Thus Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xx, + 204pp., b/white line-drawn illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, albeit slightly tanned. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. Foreword by H.R.H. The Prince of Wales. "Understanding is half the cure. You can treat your own back! . . . describes clearly how each stage manifests, and sets out a logical course of treatment programs. It explains when you need medication and when you need to rest in bed. It explains all the exercises - how to do them and the common pitfalls with each one . . . " Includes Index. Book weight approx. 260g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 20.04 AUD
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