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Hero Tales From The British Isles

By: Barbara Leonie Picard

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Edmund Ward: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 239444

Condition: Good Condition


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 View more info

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The African Past - Chronicles from Antiquity to Modern Times

By: Basil Davidson

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin Books: 1966

Seller ID: 226445

Condition: Good Condition


Penguin African Library AP20. Edited by Ronald Segal. Age tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; History; Countries::Africa. Inventory No: 226445. Paperback View more info

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Inglesi - The British - Neighbours of Europe

By: Beppe Severgnini

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Coronet: 1991

Seller ID: 227011

ISBN: 0340553499

Condition: Good Condition


175 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: History::Great Britain; History; ISBN: 0340553499. ISBN/EAN: 9780340553497. Inventory No: 227011. Paperback View more info

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A General Guide to the Wallace Collection [Hertford House]

By: Board of Trustees

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Published by Trustees of the Wallace Collection: 1969

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 241564

Condition: Good Condition


128 pages. Spine faded. Cover has a few creases. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; History; Inventory No: 241564. Paperback View more info

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The Lion's Cage: Cecil Rhodes and the Siege of Kimberley

By: Brian Gardner

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Arthur Baker Limited: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 243227

ISBN: 0213764776

Condition: Good Condition


200 pages. Previous owners stamp on title page. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: History; History; ISBN: 0213764776. ISBN/EAN: 9780213764777. Inventory No: 243227. Hardcover View more info

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Inspector Minahan Makes a Stand or The Missing Girls of England

By: Bridget O'Donnell

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Picador: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 249430

ISBN: 0330544640

Condition: Near Fine Condition


In Victorian London, the age of consent was just thirteen. Unwitting girls were regularly enticed, tricked and sold into prostitution. If not marked out for a gentleman in a city brothel, they were legally trafficked to Brussels, Paris and beyond. All the while, the Establishment turned a blind eye. That is, until one policeman wrote an incendiary report. Disgraced for testifying against a violent colleague, Irish inspector Jeremiah Minahan was transferred to the backwater of Chelsea as punishment. Here he met Mary Jeffries, a notorious trafficker and procuress who counted Cabinet members and ... View more info

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New Zealand's Darkest Days

By: Bruce Morris

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Auckland, Wilson & Horton: 1981

Seller ID: 246767

ISBN: 0868640514

Condition: Good Condition


Covering: Mt Erebus; Napier Earthquake; The Wahine; Ballantyne's Fire; Tangiwai 80 pages. Illustrated with black and white photograph. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; New Zealand; History; Countries::New Zealand. ISBN: 0868640514. ISBN/EAN: 9780868640518. Inventory No: 246767. Paperback View more info

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Dreamwalkers: The Walk from Paris to Madrid in 1926 by Marcel Aurousseau & Max McCullough

By: Bruce Ryan

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Australia, Black & Bombo: 2018

Seller ID: 247993

ISBN: 0987098020

Condition: Near Fine Condition


190 pages. Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: History; History; Travel. ISBN/EAN: 9780987098023. Inventory No: 247993. Paperback View more info

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The Sea Devil : The Controversial Cruise of the Nazi Emissary, Von Luckner, to Australia and New Zealand in 1938

By: Carl Ruhen

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Kangaroo Press: 1988

Seller ID: 249114

ISBN: 0864171781

Condition: Very Good Condition


136 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: History; History; ISBN: 0864171781. ISBN/EAN: 9780864171788. Inventory No: 249114. Hardcover View more info

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Duant's Dream: War, Switzerland and The History of the Red Cross

By: Caroline Moorhead

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Carroll & Graf Publishers: 1999

Seller ID: 244606

ISBN: 0786706090

Condition: Very Good Condition


In 1859, Swiss businessman Henri Dunant began a crusade to provide better medical treatment for wounded soldiers, which led to the creation of the most important human rights organization in history, currently maintaining 137 societies worldwide. Small piece at bottom of rear cover has been removed. 780 pages. Pen mark to bottom of page edges indicating remainder mark. Light foxing to outer page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: History; United States; History; ISBN: 0786706090. ISBN/EAN: 9780786706099. Inventory No: 244606. Hardcover View more info

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The Emperor of Scent: A Story of Perfume, Obsession and the Last Mystery of the Senses

By: Chandler Burr

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 2003

Seller ID: 247555

ISBN: 0434011568

Condition: Good Condition


Patrick Susskind's novel Perfume made real - the true history of a scientific genius with eerie powers of smell who uses his gifts to solve one of the body's last secrets: how the nose works. Luca Turin was born with an uncannily powerful nose, able to distinguish the components of any scent, from the world's most refined perfumes to the air on the New York subways. A scientist, he kept his powers to himself, concentrating on other fields. But when, for the love of it, he began to write reviews of fragrances, and those reviews took the world by storm, everything changed. The secret world of sc... View more info

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The Commonwealth Of England - 1641-1660

By: Charles Blitzer - Editor

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Capricorn Books: 1963

Seller ID: 231521

Condition: Good Condition


Documents of the English civil wars, the Commonwealth and Protectorate 215 pages. Spine edge rubbed. With black and white photographs and drawings. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History::Great Britain; History; Inventory No: 231521. Paperback View more info

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The Lomond Pocket Book Clans And Tartans

By: Charles MacLean

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Belfast, Lomond Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 237287

ISBN: 0947782559

Condition: Very Good Condition


59 pages. Illustrated in colour. Illustrator: Jane Dodds. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Countries::Scotland; History; History. ISBN: 0947782559. ISBN/EAN: 9780947782559. Inventory No: 237287. Hardcover View more info

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Wall Street: A History

By: Charles R. Geisst

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1997

Seller ID: 247630

ISBN: 0195115120

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Wall Street is the stuff of legend and a source of nightmares, a force so powerful in American society--and, indeed, in world economics and culture--that it has become an almost universal symbol of both the highest aspirations of commercial success and the basest impulses of greed and deception. How did such a small, concentrated pocket of lower Manhattan came to have such enormous influence in national and world affairs. In this wide-ranging volume, economic historian Charles Geisst answers this question as he provides the first history of Wall Street, ranging from the loose association of tr... View more info

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China's Treaty Ports - Half Love and Half Hate

By: Chris Elder [Selected and Edited]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1999

Seller ID: 226432

ISBN: 0195907264

Condition: Near Fine Condition


China's treaty ports were outposts of Western civilization to some and agents of foreign oppression to others. The ports were an unavoidable fact of life for foreigners in China, as well as for the Chinese who lived and traded in them. This anthology presents a combination of fiction, letters, verse, and anecdotes to dramatically resurrect a unique passage in China's opening to the outside world. 258 pages. Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Countries::China; History; History::Chinese History. ISBN: 0195907264. ISBN/EAN: 9780195907261. Inventory No:... View more info

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English Medieval Knight 1200-1300 [Warrior 48]

By: Christopher Gravett

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Osprey Publishing: 2002

Seller ID: 247519

ISBN: 1841761443

Condition: Very Good Condition


This volume details the life of the English knight during the 13th century, a period in which knighthood became so expensive that many eligible men had to be forced into it by royal command. How the tournament, a highly dangerous but lucrative way of accumulating wealth and status, evolved through the century is thoroughly explored along with the formation of the army using the feudal system, commutation of duty by the money payment of scutage and the hiring of mercenaries. Photographs of rare surviving pieces of armour along with Graham Turner's colour plates are used to illustrate this volum... View more info

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No Gods and Precious Few Heroes - Twentieth -Century Scotland

By: Christopher Harvie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Edinburgh University Press: 1998

Seller ID: 247525

ISBN: 0748609997

Condition: Very Good Condition


Christopher Harvie analyses the pressures and influences that over the last hundred years have eroded to the point of destruction Scotland's position as a world industrial power. This third edition of his popular book brings the century right up to date with an analysis of the results of the 1997 general election, the Scottish Referendum and the first elections in Scotland in 1999, and the impact they will have upon Scotland at the end of the millennium. 203 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Countries::Scotland; History. ISBN: 0748609997. ISBN/EAN: 97807... View more info

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Foundations of Fashion: The Symington Collection - Corsetry from 1856 to the Present Day

By: Christopher Page

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Leicestershire Museums: 1981

Seller ID: 236418

ISBN: 0850220890

Condition: Very Good Condition


History of corsets by R & H.Symington & Co., Ltd. from 1856 to present (1981) 82 pages. Foxing to endpapers . Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fashion & Beauty; Fashion, Fabrics & Style; History. ISBN: 0850220890. ISBN/EAN: 9780850220896. Inventory No: 236418. Paperback View more info