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The Rise And Fall Of Athens: Nine Greek Lives - Penguin Classics, Plutarch
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Jugurthine War Conspiracy Of Cateline - Penguin Classics, Sallust
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The War With Hannibal - Penguin Classics, Livy
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The Romans - Blue Pelican, R.H. Barrow
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Quarrel With The King - The Story Of An English Family On The High Road To Civil War, Adam Nicolson
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London's Burning - Life, Death and Art in the Second World War, Peter Stansky and William Abrahams
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Our Times - The Age of Elizabeth II, A. N. Wilson
1 A. N. Wilson Our Times - The Age of Elizabeth II
Arrow Books 231090 Great Britain 2009 0099492466 / 9780099492467 Softcover Near Fine Condition When Queen Elizabeth II was crowned in 1953, many proclaimed the start of a new Elizabethan Age. Few had any inkling, however, of the stupendous changes that would take place over the next 50 years, in Britain and around the world. In "Our Times", A.N. Wilson takes the reader on an exhilarating journey from that day to this. With his acute eye not just for the broad social and cultural sweep but also for the telling detail, he brilliantly distils half a century of unprecedented social and political change. Here are the defining events and characters of the modern age, from the Suez crisis to Vietnam, The Beatles to Princess Diana, the miners' strike to the Cold War. Here are the "Angry Young Men", the satirists of "Beyond the Fringe", Ruth Ellis and the abolition of hanging, the rise of pop culture and celebrity, industrial unrest and the "Winter of Discontent", the Thatcher era and the eventual collapse of the Soviet Union. This book will propel you from post-war austerity - an age of deference in which men wore hats and women wore gloves - through the alterations in our social landscape to the multi-cultural Britain of today. Despite the appalling tyrannies that have taken place in the world, Wilson argues that in the last fifty years Britain has known a period of prosperity and peace without precedent in its history. 481 pages. Light foxing to outer page edges. With colour and black and white illustrations . Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; History; ISBN/EAN: 9780099492467. Inventory No: 231090. Paperback 
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Price: 21.50 AUD 16.13 AUD 
 
 
History of the Persian Empire, A. T. Olmstead
2 A. T. Olmstead History of the Persian Empire
The University of Chicago Press 230973 Chicago 1959 0226627772 / 9780226627779 Softcover Very Good Condition Out of a lifetime of study of the ancient Near East, Professor Olmstead has gathered previously unknown material into the story of the life, times, and thought of the Persians, told for the first time from the Persian rather than the traditional Greek point of view. 568 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; History; ISBN: 0226627772. ISBN/EAN: 9780226627779. Inventory No: 230973. Paperback 
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The Pelican History Of Greece - Blue Pelican Book, A.R. Burn
3 A.R. Burn The Pelican History Of Greece - Blue Pelican Book
Pelican / Penguin Books 231191 Great Britain 1965 0140207929 / 9780140207927 Softcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket 411 pages. Light browning to page edges. A bit worn around the edges with a few bumps collected no doubt over the years from normal use.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History::Ancient History; History; ISBN: 0140207929. ISBN/EAN: 9780140207927. Inventory No: 231191. Paperback 
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Quarrel With The King - The Story Of An English Family On The High Road To Civil War, Adam Nicolson
4 Adam Nicolson Quarrel With The King - The Story Of An English Family On The High Road To Civil War
HarperCollins 231173 USA 2008 First Edition 0061154318 / 9780061154317 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good In Quarrel with the King, Adam Nicolson, the bestselling author of God's Secretaries and Seize the Fire, explores questions of loyalty, power, betrayal, and rebellion, as witnessed through the life and times of one of England's richest and most influential families. Spanning the most turbulent and dramatic years of English history--from the 1520s to 1650--Quarrel with the King tells the story of four generations of the Pembroke family, following their glamorous trajectory across 130 years of change, ambition, resistance, and war, culminating in rebellion against the king. 306 pages. Pen mark to bottom of page edges indicating remainder mark. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: History::Great Britain; History; ISBN/EAN: 9780061154317. Inventory No: 231173. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover 
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Price: 23.50 AUD 17.63 AUD 
 
 
Sissinghurst - An Unfinished History, Adam Nicolson
5 Adam Nicolson Sissinghurst - An Unfinished History
Harper Press 231049 Great Britain 2008 First Edition 0007240546 / 9780007240548 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good Adam Nicolson, the son of writer Nigel Nicolson and grandson of Vita Sackville-West and Sir Harold Nicolson, takes us on a personal journey through the history of one of England's great houses. 342 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: History::Great Britain; History; ISBN/EAN: 9780007240548. Inventory No: 231049. Hardcover 
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Sissinghurst - An Unfinished History, Adam Nicolson
6 Adam Nicolson Sissinghurst - An Unfinished History
HarperPress 224695 London 2009 0007240554 / 9780007240555 Softcover Very Good Condition 358 pages. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History::Great Britain; History; ISBN/EAN: 9780007240555. Inventory No: 224695. Paperback 
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1812 - Napoleon's Fatal March On Moscow, Adam Zamoyski
7 Adam Zamoyski 1812 - Napoleon's Fatal March On Moscow
Harper Collins 211474 Great Britain 2005 0007123744 / 9780007123742 Softcover Good Condition 644 pages. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. With black and white photographs and drawings. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; History; ISBN: 0007123744. ISBN/EAN: 9780007123742. Inventory No: 211474. Paperback 
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By Permission of Heaven - The Story of the Great Fire of London, Adrian Tinniswood
8 Adrian Tinniswood By Permission of Heaven - The Story of the Great Fire of London
Pimlico 231291 Great Britain 2004 0712668470 / 9780712668477 Softcover Good Condition There had, of course, been other fires, Four Hundred and fifty years before, the city had almost burned to the ground. Yet the signs from the heavens in 1666 were ominous: comets, pyramids of flame, monsters born in city slums. Then, in the early hours on 2 September, a small fire broke out on the ground floor of a baker's house in Pudding Lane. In five days that small fire would devastate the third largest city in the Western world. Adrian Tinniswood's magnificent new account of the Great Fire of London explores the history of a cataclysm and its consequences. It pieces together the untold human story of the Fire and its aftermath - the panic, the search for scapegoats, and the rebirth of a city. Above all, it provides an unsurpassable recreation of what happened to schoolchildren and servants, courtiers and clergyman when the streets of London ran with fire. 330 pages. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History::Great Britain; History; ISBN: 0712668470. ISBN/EAN: 9780712668477. Inventory No: 231291. Paperback 
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Jefferson & Madison - The Great Collaboration, Adrienne Koch
9 Adrienne Koch Jefferson & Madison - The Great Collaboration
Galaxy / Oxford University Press 226502 New York 1964 Softcover Good Condition This book is an important and original interpretation of the half-century friendship between Thomas Jefferson and James Madison. It shows how the two philosopher statesmen jointly worked out the philosophy of democracy in the clash of contending interests. It is a contribution to the history of ideas and to a fuller understanding of two political realists who founded their faith on the people and envisaged the American republic as an experiment in liberty. Miss Koch goes behind formal statements and outward events to reveal Jefferson and Madison in their fight for democratic but strong government, free of religious ties, unafraid of political criticism, protective of civil liberties, and dedicated to learning. She recreates the personal drama and re-evaluates the political and philosophic significance of their views on federal authority, the French Revolution, the two-party system, the Alien and Sedition Acts, the public debt, the Supreme Court, the Louisiana Purchase, the location of the federal capitol, and the support of education in a free society. Foxing and discolouration to covers. 294 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; United States; History; Inventory No: 226502. Paperback 
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Appartement In Brussels, Alan D. Mickle
10 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 
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Price: 18.50 AUD 13.88 AUD 
 
 
Five Letters from An Eastern Empire, Alasdair Gray
11 Alasdair Gray Five Letters from An Eastern Empire
Penguin 60s / Penguin Books 226626 Great Britain 1995 0146000447 / 9780146000447 Softcover Good Condition Small Format Describing etiquette, government, irrigation, education, clogs, kites, rumour, poetry, justice, massage, town-planning, sex and ventriloquism in an obsolete nation. Alasdair Gray was born in 1934. He obtained a diploma in Design and Mural Painting in 1957 and has since earned his living in Glasgow, mostly by painting and writing. Size: Small Format. 54 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: History; History; ISBN: 0146000447. ISBN/EAN: 9780146000447. Inventory No: 226626. Paperback 
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A Literary History of England. Book I: The Middle Age, to 1500 (Kemp Malone, Albert C. Baugh). Book II: The Renaissance, 1500-1660 (Tucker Brooke, Matthias A. Shaaber). Book III: The Restoration and Eigtheenth Century, 1660-1789 (George Sherburn, Donald F. Bond). Book IV: The Nineteenth Century and After, 1789-1939 (Samuel C. Chew, Richard D. Altick)., Albert C. Baugh
12 Albert C. Baugh A Literary History of England. Book I: The Middle Age, to 1500 (Kemp Malone, Albert C. Baugh). Book II: The Renaissance, 1500-1660 (Tucker Brooke, Matthias A. Shaaber). Book III: The Restoration and Eigtheenth Century, 1660-1789 (George Sherburn, Donald F. Bond). Book IV: The Nineteenth Century and After, 1789-1939 (Samuel C. Chew, Richard D. Altick).
Routledge & Kegan Paul 225268 London 1976 0710062621 / 9780710062628 Hardcover Good Condition Good 1796 pages. Tanning to page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: History::Great Britain; History; ISBN: 0710062621. ISBN/EAN: 9780710062628. Inventory No: 225268. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover 
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Price: 56.50 AUD 42.38 AUD 
 
 
Time - From Micro-Seconds to Millenia - A Search for the Right Time, Alexander Waugh
13 Alexander Waugh Time - From Micro-Seconds to Millenia - A Search for the Right Time
Headline 229318 Great Britain 1999 First Edition 0747221782 / 9780747221784 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good Questions how seconds, minutes and hours were agreed, why there is no decimal time, why there are seven days in a week, twelve months in a year and not thirteen are all raised and answered as Waugh looks at every aspect of time - from the beginning and the Big Bang to clock time, calendar and the end itself, the Big Crunch. 277 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: History; History; ISBN: 0747221782. ISBN/EAN: 9780747221784. Inventory No: 229318. Hardcover 
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The Vikings - Warriors and Traders, Alexandra Sanmark, Fredrik Sundman
14 Alexandra Sanmark, Fredrik Sundman The Vikings - Warriors and Traders
Scanvik A/S 230533 Latvia 2008 First Edition 8779250130 / 9788779250130 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Near Fine Condition English and Danish language. 115 pages. Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; History; ISBN/EAN: 9788779250130. Inventory No: 230533. Hardcover 
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A History of Modern France Volume 2: From The First Empire to The Second Empire 1799-1871, Alfred Cobban
15 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 
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Price: 19.00 AUD 14.25 AUD 
 
 
The Cat Made Me Buy It! - A Collection of Cats who Sold Yesterday's Products, Alice L. Muncaster & Ellen Yanow
16 Alice L. Muncaster & Ellen Yanow The Cat Made Me Buy It! - A Collection of Cats who Sold Yesterday's Products
Crown Publishers Inc 227973 New York 1984 0517553384 / 9780517553381 Softcover Near Fine Condition The book will introduce you to some of the most famous and interesting feline persuaders ever created. And its colourful illustrations by more than a hundred advertising artists provide a new glimpse of life in yesterday's America. 96 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History::American History; United States; History; ISBN: 0517553384. ISBN/EAN: 9780517553381. Inventory No: 227973. Paperback 
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Price: 20.50 AUD 15.38 AUD 
 
 
The Turners of Huia, Allan Kirk and Harvey Turner
17 Allan Kirk and Harvey Turner The Turners of Huia
Author House 227627 New Zealand 1967 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Good By Photographs A local history of the Turner family and their pioneering life at Little Huia on the shores of Manukau Harbour. 124 pages. Dust jacket has rubbing and small tears to edges and corners and associated wear. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Illustrator: By Photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: History; Signed Editions; History; Countries::New Zealand. Inscribed by Author. Inventory No: 227627. Hardcover Inscribed by Author
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Price: 31.50 AUD 23.63 AUD 
 
 
Mistress of Evergreen Plantation - Rachel O'Connor's Legacy of Letters 1823-1845, Allie Bayne Windham Webb
18 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: 2-3 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; History::American History. ISBN: 0873956664. ISBN/EAN: 9780873956666. Inventory No: 226958. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Paperback 
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Price: 81.50 AUD 61.13 AUD 
 
 
Measuring America - How The United States Was Shaped By The Greatest Land Sale In History, Andro Linklater
19 Andro Linklater Measuring America - How The United States Was Shaped By The Greatest Land Sale In History
HarperCollins 230912 London 2002 0007108877 / 9780007108879 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good "This expertly written and eminently enjoyable chronicle is highly recommended for history and history of science collections." -Library Journal"Make room on the library shelf for the never-before-told saga of the survey that converted the vast wilderness west of the Ohio River into a commodity marked out for government sale." -Booklist, Starred ReviewHow we ultimately gained the American Customary System-the last traditional system in the world-and how Gunter's chain indelibly imprinted its dimensions on the land, on cities, and on our culture from coast to coast is both an exciting human and intellectual drama and one of the great untold stories in American history. Sagely argued and beautifully written, Measuring America offers readers nothing less than the opportunity to see America's history-and our democracy-in a brilliant new light. 312 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: History::American History; History; ISBN: 0007108877. ISBN/EAN: 9780007108879. Inventory No: 230912. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover 
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Price: 24.00 AUD 18.00 AUD 
 
 
Today In History - A Day-By-Day Review of World Events, Anja Schmidt [Editor]
20 Anja Schmidt [Editor] Today In History - A Day-By-Day Review of World Events
DK Publishing 229646 USA 2003 First Edition 0789496984 / 9780789496980 Hardcover Near Fine Condition Near Fine Based on the History Channel's This Week in History TV series, this vast chronology of world history provides a day-by-day account of the most important events in world history, technology, entertainment, business and industry, and more. 738 pages. Item Type: TV Tie-in. Fully Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: History; History; ISBN: 0789496984. ISBN/EAN: 9780789496980. Inventory No: 229646. Hardcover 
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