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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

ISBN: 0007173954


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

ISBN: 0434018309


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

ISBN: 0691122237


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 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

ISBN: 0283073535


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

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Fashion The Mirror of History

By: Batterberry, Michael and Ariane

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Columbus Books: 1982

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: ID303669

ISBN: 0862871557


Folio Size [38x28cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Front cover of dustjacket a little faded. Spine and front cover of book faded. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates and photographs. 400 pages View more info

Taste. The secret meaning of things

By: Bayley, Stephen

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1991

Seller ID: ID258077

ISBN: 0571147402


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

ISBN: 0241893666


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

ISBN: 0540012297


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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Sexualia From Prehistory to Cyberspace

By: Bishop, Clifford and Osthelder, Xenia

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cologne, Konemann: 2001

Edition: 1st English Language Edition

Seller ID: ID303278

ISBN: 382902729X


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 plates and photographs. 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. 560 pages A journey through erotic culture and history. 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

ISBN: 0670042730


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

ISBN: 0670880361


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

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Opium. A History.

By: Booth, Martin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Pocket Books: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID303711

ISBN: 0671853066


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 381 pages In the first full-length history of opium, acclaimed author Martin Booth uncovers the multifaceted nature of this remarkable narcotic and the bittersweet effects of a simple poppy with a pernicious legacy. 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

ISBN: 1856050629


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

ISBN: 0751339288


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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The Complete History of Eroticism

By: Brusendorff, Ove and Henningsen, Poul

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Secaucus, New Jersey, Castle:

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID303324

ISBN: 0890096171


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. White Dj is a little marked with some very mild foxing to inside. Fore and top edges also mildly foxed. Illustrated with black and white plates and drawings. 816 pages Originally published in 6 volumes in the 1960s. View more info