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London: From the Earliest Times to the Present Day, John Hayes
London: From the Earliest Times to the Present Day
John Hayes
15.00 AUD 12.00 AUD



The World of Jane Austen, Nigel Nicolson
The World of Jane Austen
Nigel Nicolson
15.00 AUD 12.00 AUD



Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire, Amanda Foreman
Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire
Amanda Foreman
14.00 AUD 11.20 AUD



Atlantic: A Vast Ocean of a Million Stories, Simon Winchester
Atlantic: A Vast Ocean of a Million Stories
Simon Winchester
10.00 AUD 8.00 AUD



The King's Speech - How One Man Saved The British Monarchy [Based on the Recently Discovered Diaries of Lionel Logue], Mark Logue and Peter Conradi
The King's Speech - How One Man Saved The British Monarchy [Based on the Recently Discovered Diaries of Lionel Logue]
Mark Logue and Peter Conradi
12.50 AUD 10.00 AUD



The August Coup: The Truth and The Lessons, Mikhail Gorbachev
The August Coup: The Truth and The Lessons
Mikhail Gorbachev
14.00 AUD 11.20 AUD



The Surgeon Of Crowthorne: A Tale of Murder, Madness and The Oxford English Dictionary, Simon Winchester
The Surgeon Of Crowthorne: A Tale of Murder, Madness and The Oxford English Dictionary
Simon Winchester
9.00 AUD 7.20 AUD



A Walk Through The Cloisters, Bonnie Young
A Walk Through The Cloisters
Bonnie Young
14.00 AUD 11.20 AUD



 

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Heritage of Britain, A. L. Rowse
1 A. L. Rowse Heritage of Britain
Treasure Press 234728 Great Britain 1985 0907407587 / 9780907407584 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good 185 pages. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Fully Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Countries::Great Britain; History; History. ISBN: 0907407587. ISBN/EAN: 9780907407584. Inventory No: 234728. Hardcover 
1.00 
Price: 15.00 AUD 12.00 AUD 
 
 
What the Past Did For Us: A Brief History of Ancient Inventions, Adam Hart-Davis
2 Adam Hart-Davis What the Past Did For Us: A Brief History of Ancient Inventions
BBC Books 236486 Great Britain 2004 0563522070 / 9780563522072 Hardcover Good Condition Good Adam Hart-Davis, one of the nations favourite TV presenters, returns to our screens with a tour through the Top Ten developments of each of the great civilisations of the past. From the Egyptians to the Romans, Babylonians to the Arabs, Adam takes us on an epic history of the world, looking at some of the great legacies left to us by ancient cultures. What the Past Did For Us accompanies a major 9-part new format autumn show, in which Adam is the anchorman who leads us through the history of inventions while testing some of these in the studio. The accompanying book is an entertainingly written history of ancient cultures, capturing Adams enthusiasm for the subject. Adam tells the story of the Chinese inventors who came up with the mariners compass, paper money and gunpowder right through to the Ancient Indians who, according to Einstein taught us how to count as well as giving us the 12-month calendar year and 7-day week. Soiling mark to top corner of rear inside flap of dust jacket had top corner of boards 223 pages. Item Type: TV Tie-in. Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: History; History; ISBN: 0563522070. ISBN/EAN: 9780563522072. Inventory No: 236486. Hardcover 
1.00 
Price: 14.00 AUD 11.20 AUD 
 
 
Appartement In Brussels, Alan D. Mickle
3 Alan D. Mickle Appartement In Brussels
Robertson & Mullins Limited 2208 Melbourne 1945 Hardcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket Red boards, slight rubbing and bumps to corners. 219 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: History; Australia; History; Inventory No: 2208. Hardcover 
1.00 
Price: 15.06 AUD 12.05 AUD 
 
 
Metropolis: Ten Cities, Ten Centuries, Albert Lorenz with Joy Schleh
4 Albert Lorenz with Joy Schleh Metropolis: Ten Cities, Ten Centuries
Viking / Penguin 234220 Australia 1996 0670872059 / 9780670872053 Hardcover Good Condition Good Architectural illustrator Albert Lorenz delights the imagination as he evokes defining moments of the past 10 centuries from 11th-century Jerusalem to 20th-century New York. Dust jacket has a closed tear to top of front. 64 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; History; ISBN: 0670872059. ISBN/EAN: 9780670872053. Inventory No: 234220. Hardcover 
1.00 
Price: 12.50 AUD 10.00 AUD 
 
 
Pompeji : Die grösste Tragödie der Antike, Alberto Angela
5 Alberto Angela Pompeji : Die grösste Tragödie der Antike
Goldmann 243557 2013 3442314275 / 9783442314270 Hardcover Near Fine Condition Near Fine Noch nie wurde das Leben in der antiken Stadt kurz vor dem Untergang so anschaulich und unmittelbar erzählt Am 23. Oktober 79 n. Chr. feiert die illustre Gesellschaft Pompejis ein opulentes Fest. Der bebende Vesuv wird das bunte Treiben jäh beenden. Auf Basis neuester wissenschaftlicher Erkenntnisse rekonstruiert der renommierte Wissenschaftsjournalist Alberto Angela in einem hochspannenden Countdown Stunde um Stunde den Untergang der Stadt, den eine Handvoll Menschen tatsächlich überlebte. Alberto Angela führt durch belebte Gassen, in prächtige Salons, kleine Läden und an erst kürzlich versiegte Brunnen. Eine sinnliche Reise in die Welt der Antike, die tiefen Einblick gibt in das faszinierende Alltagsleben am Golf von Neapolis vor 2000 Jahren. 510 pages. Text is in German. Illustrated in colour. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: History::Ancient History; German Language; History; ISBN/EAN: 9783442314270. Inventory No: 243557. Hardcover 
1.00 
Price: 35.00 AUD 28.00 AUD 
 
 
August 1914, Alexander Solzhenitsyn
6 Alexander Solzhenitsyn August 1914
Penguin Books 238443 Great Britain 1985 Reprint 014003739X / 9780140037395 Softcover Very Good Condition Very Good Translated by Michael Glenny. In his monumental narrative of the outbreak of the First World War and the ill-fated Russian offensive into East Prussia, Solzhenitsyn has written what Nina Krushcheva, in The Nation, calls "a dramatically new interpretation of Russian history." The assassination of tsarist prime minister Pyotr Stolypin, a crucial event in the years leading up to the Revolution of 1917, is reconstructed from the alienating viewpoints of historical witnesses. The sole voice of reason among the advisers to Tsar Nikolai II, Stolypin died at the hands of the anarchist Mordko Bogrov, and with him perished Russia's last hope for reform. Translated by H.T. Willetts. August 1914 is the first volume of Solzhenitsyn's epic, The Red Wheel; the second is November 1916. Each of the subsequent volumes will concentrate on another critical moment or "knot," in the history of the Revolution. Translated by H.T. Willetts. Map endpapers. 645 pages. Literature Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Literature; United States; History; History. ISBN: 014003739X. ISBN/EAN: 9780140037395. Inventory No: 238443. Paperback 
1.00 
Price: 12.00 AUD 9.60 AUD 
 
 
A History of Modern France Volume 2: From The First Empire to The Second Empire 1799-1871, Alfred Cobban
7 Alfred Cobban A History of Modern France Volume 2: From The First Empire to The Second Empire 1799-1871
Pelican / Penguin Books 227349 Great Britain 1968 Reprint Softcover Good Condition A525. 247 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: History; History; Countries::France. Inventory No: 227349. Paperback 
1.00 
Price: 12.50 AUD 10.00 AUD 
 
 
God's Secret Agents: Queen Elizabeth's Forbidden Priests an the Hatching of the Gunpowder Plot, Alice Hogge
8 Alice Hogge God's Secret Agents: Queen Elizabeth's Forbidden Priests an the Hatching of the Gunpowder Plot
HarperCollins 245065 Great Britain 2005 0007156375 / 9780007156375 Softcover Very Good Condition A thrilling account of treachery, loyalty and martyrdom in Elizabethan England from an exceptional new writer. As darkness fell on the evening of Friday, 28 October 1588, just weeks after the defeat of the Spanish Armada, two young Englishmen landed in secret on a Norfolk beach. They were Jesuit priests. Their aim was to achieve by force of argument what the Armada had failed to do by force of arms: return England to the Catholic Church. Eighteen years later their mission had been shattered by the actions of a small group of terrorists, the Gunpowder Plotters; they, themselves, had been accused of designing 'that most horrid and hellish conspiracy'; and the future of every Catholic they had come to save depended on the silence of an Oxford joiner, builder of priest-holes, being tortured in the Tower of London. God's Secret Agents tells the story of Elizabeth's 'other' England, a country at war with an unseen enemy, a country peopled - according to popular pamphlets and Government proclamations - with potential traitors, fifth-columnists, and assassins. And it tells this story from the perspective of that unseen 'enemy', England's Catholics, a beleaguered, alienated minority, struggling to uphold its faith. Using contemporary documents, God's Secret Agents pieces together a deadly game of cat-and-mouse between priests and Government spies, as Elizabeth and her ministers fought to defend the State, and English Catholics fought to defend their souls. It follows the priests - God's Secret Agents - from their schooling on the Continent, through their perilous return journeys and their lonely lives in hiding, to the scaffold, where a gruesome death awaited them. To their Government they were traitors, to their co-religionists they were glorious martyrs. It was a distinction that the Gunpowder Plot would put to the test. Ultimately God's Secret Agents is the story of men who would die for their cause undone by men who would kill for it. 378 pages. Item Type: Uncorrected Book Proof. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History::Great Britain; History; ISBN: 0007156375. ISBN/EAN: 9780007156375. Inventory No: 245065. Paperback 
1.00 
Price: 30.00 AUD 24.00 AUD 
 
 
Mistress of Evergreen Plantation - Rachel O'Connor's Legacy of Letters 1823-1845, Allie Bayne Windham Webb
9 Allie Bayne Windham Webb Mistress of Evergreen Plantation - Rachel O'Connor's Legacy of Letters 1823-1845
State University of New York Press 226958 USA 1983 0873956664 / 9780873956666 Trade Paperback Good Condition No Dust Jacket 304 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; History::American History. ISBN: 0873956664. ISBN/EAN: 9780873956666. Inventory No: 226958. Paperback 
1.00 
Price: 75.00 AUD 60.00 AUD 
 
 
Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire, Amanda Foreman
10 Amanda Foreman Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire
HarperCollins 245808 Great Britain 1999 0006550169 / 9780006550167 Softcover Good Condition 1999 Sex, intrigue and adultery in the world of high politics and huge wealth in late eighteenth-century England. Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire was one of the most flamboyant and influential women of the eighteenth century. The great-great-great-great aunt of Diana, Princess of Wales, she was variously a compulsive gambler, a political savante and operator of the highest order, a drug addict, an adulteress and the darling of the common people. This authoritative, utterly absorbing book presents a mesmerizing picture of a fascinating world of political and sexual intrigues, grand houses, huge parties, glamour and great wealth - always on the edge of being squandered by the excesses and scandals of individuals. Size: 1999. 463 pages. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; History. ISBN: 0006550169. ISBN/EAN: 9780006550167. Inventory No: 245808. Paperback 
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Price: 14.00 AUD 11.20 AUD 
 
 
Churchill By His Contemporaries, An Observer Appreciation
11 An Observer Appreciation Churchill By His Contemporaries
Hodder & Stoughton 244598 London 1965 First Edition Hardcover Good Condition Good 128 pages. Illustrated with black and white photograph. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History::Great Britain; History; Inventory No: 244598. Hardcover 
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Price: 15.00 AUD 12.00 AUD 
 
 
A Century of Shoes: Icons of Style in the 20th Century, Angela Pattison & Nigel Cawthorne
12 Angela Pattison & Nigel Cawthorne A Century of Shoes: Icons of Style in the 20th Century
Universal International 236027 1997 1876142359 / 9781876142353 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good This pictorial history of the last century of footwear explores the function and evolution of the shoe in all its glory. Dust jacket has some discolouration to edges and a small tear to top of spine edge. 160 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fashion & Beauty; Fashion, Fabrics & Style; History. ISBN: 1876142359. ISBN/EAN: 9781876142353. Inventory No: 236027. Hardcover 
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Price: 20.00 AUD 16.00 AUD 
 
 
100 Great Wonders of the World: A Collection of the World's Awe-Inspiring Places, Buildings and Landscapes, Anne Locke; Andrew McIlwraith [Revised and Updated]
13 Anne Locke; Andrew McIlwraith [Revised and Updated] 100 Great Wonders of the World: A Collection of the World's Awe-Inspiring Places, Buildings and Landscapes
AA Publishing 244794 Great Britain 2011 074956802X / 9780749568023 Hardcover Near Fine Condition Near Fine A fascinating reference guide to 100 spectacular buildings, monuments, natural wonders and triumphs of engineering from around the world. Visit the world's wonders from your armchair: the majesty of Niagara Falls and Yosemite National Park in North America, awe-inspiring mountains such as the Matterhorn or Mount Fuji and reminders of great civilisations such as the Colosseum in Rome or the Inca Trails in South America. Full of beautiful photographs, this volume is a tantalising invitation to travel to see these sights first hand as well as being a great read and an essential family reference book. 240 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: History; History; ISBN/EAN: 9780749568023. Inventory No: 244794. Hardcover 
1.00 
Price: 30.00 AUD 24.00 AUD 
 
 
Where The Buffalo Roam - The Storm over the Revolutionary Plan to Restore America's Great Plains, Anne Matthews
14 Anne Matthews Where The Buffalo Roam - The Storm over the Revolutionary Plan to Restore America's Great Plains
Grove Press 230640 New York 1992 0802133398 / 9780802133397 Softcover Very Good Condition 193 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Countries::USA; United States; History; History::American History. ISBN: 0802133398. ISBN/EAN: 9780802133397. Inventory No: 230640. Paperback 
1.00 
Price: 12.00 AUD 9.60 AUD 
 
 
Stalingrad, Antony Beevor
15 Antony Beevor Stalingrad
Penguin Books 245826 Great Britain 1999 0140249850 / 9780140249859 Trade Paperback Good Condition This is a timely analysis and re-creation of the turning point of World War II. In October 1942, a panzer officer wrote "Stalingrad is no longer a town...Animals flee this hell; the hardest stones cannot bear it for long; only men endure". The battle became the focus of Hitler and Stalin's determination to win the gruesome, vicious war on the eastern front. The citizens of Stalingrad endured unimaginable hardship; the battle, with fierce hand to hand fighting in each room of each building, was brutally destructive to both armies. But the eventual victory of the Red Army, and the failure of Hitler's Operation Barbarossa was the first defeat of Hitler's territorial ambitions in Europe, and the start of his decline. An extraordinary story of tactical genius, civilian bravery, obsession, carnage and the nature of war itself, "Stalingrad" will act as a testament to the vital role of the soviet war effort. 493 pages. Tanning to pages. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: History; History; Countries::Russia. ISBN: 0140249850. ISBN/EAN: 9780140249859. Inventory No: 245826. Paperback 
1.00 
Price: 15.00 AUD 12.00 AUD 
 
 
Unitarianism on the Pacific Coast - The First Sixty Years, Arnold Crompton
16 Arnold Crompton Unitarianism on the Pacific Coast - The First Sixty Years
Beacon Hill 225416 USA 1957 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good 111 pages. Dust jacket has protective non adhesive covering. Tape marks to endpapers/pastedowns. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History::American History; History; Inventory No: 225416. Hardcover 
1.00 
Price: 15.00 AUD 12.00 AUD 
 
 
Secret Treasures of Russia : One Thousand Years of Gold and Silver from the State History Museum Moscow Art, Exhibitions Australia, Art Exhibitions Australia
17 Art Exhibitions Australia Secret Treasures of Russia : One Thousand Years of Gold and Silver from the State History Museum Moscow Art, Exhibitions Australia
Art Exhibitions Australia 245378 Australia 1992 1875460039 / 9781875460038 Softcover Very Good Condition 160 pages. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: History::Ancient History; Art & Design; art. ISBN: 1875460039. ISBN/EAN: 9781875460038. Inventory No: 245378. Paperback 
1.00 
Price: 20.00 AUD 16.00 AUD 
 
 
The English Historical Review: Supplement 1: Britain and The End of The Tunis Treaties 1894 - 1897, Arthur Marsden
18 Arthur Marsden The English Historical Review: Supplement 1: Britain and The End of The Tunis Treaties 1894 - 1897
Longmans 227601 London, England 1965 Soft Cover Good No Dust Jacket Supplement 1. Britain and the End of the Tunis Treaties 1894 - 1897. One small library stamp n title page. Light discolouration to cover edges with a small chip to top of spine edge. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: History; History; Inventory No: 227601. Paperback 
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Price: 15.00 AUD 12.00 AUD 
 
 
Victoria's Dream, Axfords
19 Axfords Victoria's Dream
Axfords 236342 Great Britain 1986 Softcover Very Good Condition Before the internet replaced it, the printed catalogue was the only way for mail order businesses to show customers their products. Axfords always produced catalogues of high quality. The earliest ones were beautifully hand drawn and date back many years. Sepia photographs printed on cream paper. Introducing the famous 29" long 'mannequin' corset with over 100 eyelets 48 pages - 2000 printed Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fashion & Beauty; Fashion, Fabrics & Style; History. Inventory No: 236342. Paperback 
1.00 
Price: 40.00 AUD 32.00 AUD 
 
 
Hero Tales From The British Isles, Barbara Leonie Picard
20 Barbara Leonie Picard Hero Tales From The British Isles
Edmund Ward 239444 London 1963 First Edition Hardcover Good Condition Very Good John G. Galsworthy 159 pages. Tape marks to endpapers. Previous owner details on inside cover. Black and white illustrations. Illustrator: John G. Galsworthy. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History::Great Britain; History; Inventory No: 239444. Hardcover 
1.00 
Price: 40.00 AUD 32.00 AUD 
 
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