Author:PARKINSON, C. Northcote

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The Law of Delay: Interviews and Outerviews

By: PARKINSON, C. Northcote

Price: $14.00

Publisher: John Murray, London (1970):

Seller ID: 1778


Subsequent volume to 'Parkinson's Law'. True 1st (U.K.), 8vo, 128pp, illus by Osbert Lancaster. Hardcover in turquoise cloth with gilt titles on spine and gilt decoration on front. With dustjacket. DJ has edge wear and is a little curled on edges. Near Fine/G+ View more info

The law and the Profits

By: PARKINSON, C. Northcote

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 043182

Condition: Good VG


The author of 'Parkinson's Law' look, with wit & humor, at the history of taxation. OCLC Number: 1077012. Description: v, 185 p. illus. 22 cm. Interior of the book is clean and unmarked. Binding is tight and square with only traces of wear to the cloth. The unclipped dustjacket shows light wear at most edges, light surface rubbing and minor edge tears. Weight, 360g. View more info

Left Luggage: A Caustic History of British Socialism from Marx to Wilson

By: PARKINSON, C. Northcote

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Co: 1967

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 34198

Condition: Near Fine


Satirical view of Socialism in Britain. 236pp. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. tight, square binding, no wear to cloth. price-clipped dustjacket shows a little edge wear and a little rubbing. Weight, 432g. View more info

The Life and Times of Horatio Hornblower

By: PARKINSON, C. Northcote

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co: 1970

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 06299

Condition: Good Very Good


A companion to the Hornblower chronicle - missing links in Hornblower's career furnished by Parkinson as well as piecing together the full story of the Hornblower epic. A fictional biography chronicling the rise of Horatio Hornblower from a midshipman in 1794 to a revered admiral of the fleet in 1847. Northcote Parkinson has evoked life at sea in a British man o'war with the detail paid to the minutiae of naval life during the Napoleonic period. 304pp, photo illustrated, line drawings, maps. Book is bright, clean and unmarked. Binding is tight and square and there is no wear to the cloth boar... View more info