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Richard Doyle's Journal 1840

By: Christopher Wheeler [Introduction And Notes]

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Great Britain, John Bartholomew & Son Ltd: 1980

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: 229283

ISBN: 0702882801

Condition: Very Good Condition


Facsimile edition of the 1841 Journal. 156 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: History; History; ISBN: 0702882801. ISBN/EAN: 9780702882807. Inventory No: 229283. Hardcover View more info

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The Black Churches of Brooklyn

By: Clarence Taylor

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 1994

Seller ID: 2011

ISBN: 0231099819

Condition: Very Good Condition


Brooklyn's black churches have played a vital role in the borough since the early nineteenth century. Mr. Taylor quotes contemporary newspaper accounts of church events, using descriptions of concerts and lectures to illustrate nuances of class among various congregations. The Black Churches Of Brooklyn offers a fine overview of a too-long-neglected chapter in New York history. 297 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History::American History; United States; History; ISBN: 0231099819. ISBN/EAN: 9780231099813. Inventory No: 2011. Paperback View more info

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University College - A Portrait 1853-1953

By: Claude T. Bissell [Editor]

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Toronto, Canada, University of Toronto Press: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 149540

Condition: Very Good


148 pp. Foxing to outer page edges. Dust jacket has a few chips to edges,. Dust jacket has protective non adhesive covering. Black and white illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; History; Countries::Canada. Inventory No: 149540. Hardcover View more info

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History Through Objects: The Sarcophagus - Life and Death On The Nile

By: Claudine Roland

Price: $8.00

Publisher: England, Puffin / Penguin Books: 1995

Seller ID: 002236

ISBN: 0140369619

Condition: Very Good


45 pages. Translated by Patrick White. Fully illustrated in colour. Illustrated in colour. Illustrator: Jean-Michel Payet. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: History; History; ISBN: 0140369619. ISBN/EAN: 9780140369618. Inventory No: 002236. Paperback View more info

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Gold of The Pharaohs

By: Colin A. Hope

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Museum of Victoria: 1988

Seller ID: 233881

ISBN: 064213774

Condition: Good Condition


141 pages. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History::Ancient History; History; Inventory No: 233881. Paperback View more info

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Emma: The Life of Lady Hamilton

By: Colin Simpson

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, The Bodley Head: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 248319

ISBN: 0370309847

Condition: Good Condition


225 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; History. ISBN: 0370309847. ISBN/EAN: 9780370309842. Inventory No: 248319. Hardcover View more info

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Remembering John Masefield

By: Corliss Lamont

Price: $12.00

Publisher: USA, Fairleigh Dickinson University Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 129938

ISBN: 083867836X

Condition: Good Condition


B/W photos. Dust jacket has some foxing. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Literature; Literature & Literary; History. ISBN: 083867836X. ISBN/EAN: 9780838678367. Inventory No: 129938. Hardcover View more info

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The Last Battle

By: Cornelius Ryan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Fontana / Collins: 1973

Seller ID: 246867

ISBN: 0006132677

Condition: Good Condition


The classic account of the final offensive against Hitler's Third Reich. The Battle for Berlin was the culminating struggle of World War II in the European theater, the last offensive against Hitler's Third Reich, which devastated one of Europe's historic capitals and marked the final defeat of Nazi Germany. It was also one of the war's bloodiest and most pivotal battles, whose outcome would shape international politics for decades to come. Cornelius Ryan's compelling account of this final battle is a story of brutal extremes, of stunning military triumph alongside the stark conditions that th... View more info

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Peter Abelard

By: D E Luscombe

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, Great Britain, The Historical Association: 1979

Seller ID: 042735

ISBN: 0852782020

Condition: Good


Part of a series aiming to identify themes and topics which extend beyond the studies of professional historians, and written in a form appropriate for A-level students, undergraduates and the general reader. This volume focuses on Peter Abelard. Letter written on front cover. 41 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: History; History; ISBN: 0852782020. ISBN/EAN: 9780852782026. Inventory No: 042735. Paperback View more info

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The Lake Club 1890-1990

By: D. J. M. Tate

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Singapore., Oxford University Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 044457

ISBN: 0195889908

Condition: Very Good


Oblong. A look at a club that has gone through many changes, including a resurgence which has established it once again as the country's premier social club. 174 pages. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: History; History; ISBN: 0195889908. ISBN/EAN: 9780195889901. Inventory No: 044457. Hardcover View more info

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The Kibbutz - A New Way of Life

By: Dan Leon

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Pergamon: 1969

Seller ID: 225519

ISBN: 0080133568

Condition: Good Condition


Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; History; ISBN: 0080133568. ISBN/EAN: 9780080133560. Inventory No: 225519. Paperback View more info

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Castelli del Ducato di Parma e Piacenza

By: Daniela Guerrieri [Text]

Price: $175.00

Publisher: NLF: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 232782

Condition: Near Fine Condition


This book is a collection of beautiful images from three skillfull photographers of the castles of Parma and Piancenza. "The Duchy of Parma and the Duchy of Piacenza were defined right from the Longobard era but the ruling dukes were always foreign. The two duchies were finally united under the single rod of order held by the Visconti family, Piacenza in 1335 and Parma in 1346, thus following the fate of first dictated by Milan, and then by the papacy. Castles therefore were both a dream and a failure. They bore witness to conflicts between local feudal lords hoping to affirm an impossible... View more info

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Pop-Up Paris: A Pop-Up Book To Make Yourself [Un Livre Pop-Up A Faire Soi-Meme

By: David Griffiths

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Tarquin Publications:

Seller ID: 233798

ISBN: 0906212316

Condition: Very Good Condition


ncient Civilizations Pop-Ups (In association with British Museum Publications) Tarquin pop-ups are a special kind of 'do-it-yourself' activity book. Not only is there the fun of making the scenes and seeing them pop-up but they are full of interesting information and ideas. Each book contains six main scenes to make and there are a number of mini pop-ups as well. Close the book and they fold away. Open it and they pop up again. These vivid colorful 3-dimensional scenes help to bring Ancient Civilizations to life in a way which no other kind of book can. And London and Paris make wonderful souv... View more info

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Fashion and Fetishism: A Social History of the Corset, Tight-Lacing and Other Forms of Body-Sculpture in the West

By: David Kunzle

Price: $45.00

Publisher: USA, Rowman and Littlefield: 1982

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 236229

ISBN: 0847662764

Condition: Very Good Condition


From corsets to codpieces, stockings to stilettos and piercing to push-up bras, fashion and sex have always enjoyed a very close relationship. David Kunzle's rich and revealing history of corsetry and body sculpture shows how this neglected phenomenon is closely bound up with sexual self-expression. Closed tear to top corner of rear cover. 359 pages. Black and white illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: History; History; ISBN: 0847662764. ISBN/EAN: 9780847662760. Inventory No: 236229. Hardcover View more info

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Fashion and Fetishism: A Social History of the Corset, Tight-Lacing and Other Forms of Body-Sculpture in the West

By: David Kunzle

Price: $40.00

Publisher: USA, Rowman and Littlefield: 1982

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 242100

ISBN: 0847662764

Condition: Very Good Condition


From corsets to codpieces, stockings to stilettos and piercing to push-up bras, fashion and sex have always enjoyed a very close relationship. David Kunzle's rich and revealing history of corsetry and body sculpture shows how this neglected phenomenon is closely bound up with sexual self-expression. 359 pages. Black and white illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: History; History; ISBN: 0847662764. ISBN/EAN: 9780847662760. Inventory No: 242100. Hardcover View more info

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Deadline - Collected Journalism

By: David Leitch

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Harrap: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 237710

ISBN: 0245542124

Condition: Very Good Condition


244 pages. With black and white photographs and drawings. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: History; History; ISBN: 0245542124. ISBN/EAN: 9780245542121. Inventory No: 237710. Hardcover View more info

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Wonders Of Tutankhamun - 50 Large Poster Size Suitable For Framing

By: David P. Silverman

Price: $40.00

Publisher: USA, Crown: 1978

Seller ID: 239483

ISBN: 0517535491

Condition: Very Good Condition


Size: Large Book - between A4 and A3. 104 pages. Illustrated in colour. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: History::Ancient History; History; ISBN: 0517535491. ISBN/EAN: 9780517535493. Inventory No: 239483. Paperback View more info

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The Magnificent Mrs Tennant: The Adventurous Life of Gertrude Tennant, Victorian Grande Dame

By: David Waller

Price: $14.00

Publisher: USA, Yale University Press: 2009

Seller ID: 249624

ISBN: 0300139357

Condition: Very Good Condition


Gertrude Tennant's life was remarkable for its length (1819--1918), but even more so for the influence she achieved as an unsurpassed London hostess. The salon she established when widowed in her early fifties attracted legions of celebrities, among them William Gladstone and Benjamin Disraeli, Oscar Wilde, Mark Twain, Thomas Huxley, John Everett Millais, Henry James, and Robert Browning. In her youth she had a fling with Gustave Flaubert, and in her later years she became the redoubtable mother-in-law to the explorer Henry Morton Stanley. But as a woman in a male-dominated world, Mrs. Tennant... View more info