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Seven Ages. A Brief and Simple Narrative of the Pilgrimage of the Human Mind as it Has Affected the English-Speaking World

By: A Gentleman with a Duster

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Mills & Boon: 1923

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID278115


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 188 pages View more info

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Empires of The Plain. Henry Rawlinson and the lost Languages of Babylon

By: Adkins, Lesley

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Harper Collins: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID289490


Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs and Illustrations. 424 pages Lesley Adkins relates in a compelling and authoritive way the entaining story of Rawlinson's life and how he triumped in deciphering the lost languages of Persia and Babylonia. View more info

Transatlantic Crossing. American Visitors to Britain and British Visitors to America in the Nineteenth Century

By: Allen, Walter [Editor]

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID274050


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. DJ has 'grubby'appearance with marks to front and slightly age-darkened spine. 332 pages Selected and with an Introduction by the Editor, this is an anthology of the findings and observations of some forty travellers between the two countries. View more info

Nostalgia Spotlight on the Fifties

By: Anglo, Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Universal Books: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID251342


Small Quarto Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs and drawings. 122 pages One man's intensely personal impression of the decade of transition. View more info

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FRIENDSHIP'S GARLAND Being the conversations, letters and opinions of the late Arminius, Baron Von Thunder-Ten-Tronckh

By: Arnold, Matthew

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Smith Elder: 1897

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: ID99611


Octavo Size. VERY GOOD condition. No dustjacket. Some light marking to ivory coloured boards and spine is age-darkened. Pages starting to tan at edges. 172 pages Collected and edited with a dedicatory letter to Adolescens Leo Esq of the Daily Telegraph by Matthew Arnold. Arnold's clever and wittyy exploration of the culture and politics of the time through a series of letters with a fictitious German baron. First published in 1871. View more info

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Beyond The Border. The German-Jewish Legacy Abroad

By: Aschheim, Steven E.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Princeton, Princeton University Press: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID281745


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. xi, 194 pages Traces the odyssey of a fascinating group of German-speaking Zionists among them Martin Buber, Hans Kohn, Hannah Arendt, Theodor Arorno, Franz Rosenzweig etc. View more info

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The Reign of Chivalry

By: Barber, Richard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, UK, The Boydell Press: 2005

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: ID298964


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. 184 pages Presents a broad picture of the chivalric world, and shows how chivalry affected or was affected by great social movements, great writers, and great events, and analyses the legacy it passed down to later ages. View more info

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The Real Middle Earth. Magic and Mystery in the Dark Ages

By: Bates, Brian

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson: 2002

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Seller ID: ID300860


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 292 pages View more info

Taste. The secret meaning of things

By: Bayley, Stephen

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1991

Seller ID: ID258077


Small Quarto Size. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Light wear to edges and corners. 237 pages The author has drawn on a huge and varied range of sources to create the first synopsis of a subject which is notoriously ilusive and naggingly present. Fully illustrated with carefully chosen images which are tart interrruptions of a well-informed but witty text. View more info

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The Spice of Life. Pleasures of the Victorian Age

By: Beaver, Patrick

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Elm Tree Books: 1979

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID279583


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Dustjacket has been covered with adhesive film by previous owner and stuck to covers. vii, 132 pages Traces the history of Victorian popular entertainment from pantomime to early cinema. View more info

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The Shape of the World

By: Berthon, Simon & Robinson, Andrew

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, George Philip: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID299936


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with colour photographs and drawings. 192 pages "The Shape of our World" is also a history of the conquest of our planet. View more info

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'Blackwood' Tales from the Outposts XII In Lighter Vein

By: Bethnell, Lieut.-Colonel L. A. [Edited by]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Edinburgh and London, William Blackwood and Sons: 1946

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID291108


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Full leather school prize binding. Gilt crest to face with raised bands and gilt to spine. Marbled endpapers and edges. Presentation plate to front pastedown. 336 pages View more info

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A Short History of the 20th Century

By: Blainey, Geoffrey

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Viking: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID285587


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. 561 pages View more info

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A Short History of the World

By: Blainey, Geoffrey

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Ringwood, Viking: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID276866


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white maps. This is a heavy book and will cost more to ship internationally. Please contact us for a precise quote for your part of the world. ix, 669 pages The story of the world's people during the last four million years. View more info

The Son of a Star

By: Borchsenius, Poul

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd.: 1960

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Seller ID: ID196131


Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 224 pages A history of the Jews from the destruction of Jerusalem by the Romans in the year 70 to Hadrian's suppression of Simeon's insurrection in 135. View more info

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The Illustrated Biographical Dictionary: Over 1000 Men and Women Who Have Shaped History

By: Boughton, Simon

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Blitz Editions: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID244360


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs and Plates 318 pages As entertaining as it is informative. View more info

Seen in Perspective 1895-1945 A Panorama of Fifty Years

By: Bradshaw, Percy

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID237271


Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic cover. Gift inscription to front free endpaper (flyleaf). Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Printed on war economy paper. 219 pages View more info

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1000 Inventions and Discoveries

By: Bridgman, Roger

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Dorling Kindersley: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID270682


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic cover. As new condition. Laminated photographic boards. Would be Fine but for Numbers neatly inked to upper corner of front free endpaper. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs as well as colour drawings by Peter Dennis. 256 pages Showcases 1,000 groundbreaking inventions and discoveries, from the accidental to meticulously worked-out theories... View more info

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New World and Pacific Civilizations Cultures of America, Asia, and the Pacific [The Illustrated History of Humankind Volume 4]

By: Burenhult, Goran [Editor]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: St Lucia, University of Queensland Press: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID143713


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Fine condition in a Near Fine Dustjacket - DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 239 pages Volume 4 of the five volume series. The volume reveals the ancient wonders of the "new world" and Pacific Islands - including the civilizations of the Maya, Aztecs, and Inka; Native North Americans from prehistoric times through AD1850; the ancient occupation of the Pacific Islands and the... View more info

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Pilgrims of the Pacific

By: BUTTERWORTH, F. Edward

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Independence, Herald House: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID10771


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs and maps. 144 pages. Offers thought-provoking theories about human distribution on the face of the earth. Suggests possible routes overland across Asia and oceanic voyages which may have been taken by early migrants. View more info