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Heritage of Britain

By: A. L. Rowse

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Treasure Press: 1985

Seller ID: 234728

ISBN: 0907407587

Condition: Very Good Condition


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 View more info

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What the Past Did For Us: A Brief History of Ancient Inventions

By: Adam Hart-Davis

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Great Britain, BBC Books: 2004

Seller ID: 236486

ISBN: 0563522070

Condition: Good Condition


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 writte... View more info

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Swedish Mentality

By: Ake Daun

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Pennsylvania, The Pennsylvania State University Press: 1996

Seller ID: 247726

ISBN: 0271015020

Condition: Very Good Condition


Is there a distinctly Swedish national character? Are Swedes truly shy, unemotional, conflict-avoiding, melancholy, and dour? Swedish Mentality, the English translation of the hugely successful book published in Sweden in 1989, considers the reality behind the myth. The author, ke Daun, is a respected ethnologist who is sometimes referred to as the "guru" of Swedish character. In recent years, it has become popular to discuss Swedishness and Swedish identity. The advent of the European Union and the increasing presence of immigrant refugees in Sweden have fueled public debate on the di... View more info

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Frederick The Great [Great Lives]

By: Alan Palmer

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, Book Club Associates: 1974

Seller ID: 248303

Condition: Good Condition


Introduction by Elizabeth Longford. 231 pages. Fully Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; History. Inventory No: 248303. Hardcover View more info

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Five Letters from An Eastern Empire

By: Alasdair Gray

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin 60s / Penguin Books: 1995

Seller ID: 248329

ISBN: 0146000447

Condition: Good Condition


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: 248329. Paperback View more info

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Pompeji : Die grösste Tragödie der Antike

By: Alberto Angela

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Goldmann: 2013

Seller ID: 243557

ISBN: 3442314275

Condition: Near Fine Condition


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 kürzlic... View more info

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Scotland And Her Tartans - The Romantic Heritage Of The Scottish Clans And Families

By: Alexander Fulton

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Great Britain, CLB: 1991

Seller ID: 246434

ISBN: 0862838800

Condition: Very Good Condition


224 pages. Previous owners name to top of title page. Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: History::Great Britain; History; ISBN: 0862838800. ISBN/EAN: 9780862838805. Inventory No: 246434. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover View more info

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A History of Modern France Volume 2: From The First Empire to The Second Empire 1799-1871

By: Alfred Cobban

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Great Britain, Pelican / Penguin Books: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 227349

Condition: 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 View more info

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Ecological Imperialism The Biological Expansion of Europe 900-1900

By: Alfred W. Crosby

Price: $25.00

Publisher: USA, Cambridge University Press: 1991

Seller ID: 246452

ISBN: 0521336139

Condition: Very Good Condition


People of European descent form the bulk of the population in most of the temperate zones of the world - North America, Australia and New Zealand. The military successes of European imperialism are easy to explain; in many cases they were a matter of firearms against spears. But as Alfred Crosby explains in his highly original and fascinating book, the Europeans' displacement and replacement of the native peoples in the temperate zones was more a matter of biology than of military conquest. 368 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: History; History; Science::Ecolog... View more info

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Mary, Queen of Scots and the Murder of Lord Darnley

By: Alison Weir

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 247435

ISBN: 0224060236

Condition: Very Good Condition


On the night of 10 February 1567 an explosion devastated the Edinburgh residence of Henry Stewart, Lord Darnley, second husband of Mary, Queen of Scots. The noise was heard as far away as Holyrood Palace, where Queen Mary was attending a wedding masque. Those arriving at the scene of devastation found, in the garden, the naked corpses of Darnley and his valet. Neither had died in the explosion, but both bodies bore marks of strangulation. It was clear that they had been murdered and the house destroyed in an attempt to obliterate the evidence. Darnley was not a popular king-consort, but he was... View more info

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Mistress of Evergreen Plantation - Rachel O'Connor's Legacy of Letters 1823-1845

By: Allie Bayne Windham Webb

Price: $75.00

Publisher: USA, State University of New York Press: 1983

Seller ID: 226958

ISBN: 0873956664

Condition: Good Condition


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 View more info

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Garden Lore of Ancient Athens

By: American School of Classical Studies at Athens

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Athens, American School of Classical Studies: 1963

Seller ID: 246665

Condition: Good Condition


Previous owners name on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: History::Ancient History; Greece; Groups, Clubs & Associations; Inventory No: 246665. Paperback View more info

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A Century of Shoes: Icons of Style in the 20th Century

By: Angela Pattison & Nigel Cawthorne

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Universal International: 1997

Seller ID: 236027

ISBN: 1876142359

Condition: Very Good Condition


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 View more info

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100 Great Wonders of the World: A Collection of the World's Awe-Inspiring Places, Buildings and Landscapes

By: Anne Locke; Andrew McIlwraith [Revised and Updated]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Great Britain, AA Publishing: 2011

Seller ID: 244794

ISBN: 074956802X

Condition: Near Fine Condition


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 b... View more info

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Unitarianism on the Pacific Coast - The First Sixty Years

By: Arnold Crompton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: USA, Beacon Hill: 1957

Seller ID: 225416

Condition: Very Good Condition


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 View more info

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Secret Treasures of Russia : One Thousand Years of Gold and Silver from the State History Museum Moscow Art, Exhibitions Australia

By: Art Exhibitions Australia

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Australia, Art Exhibitions Australia: 1992

Seller ID: 245378

ISBN: 1875460039

Condition: 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 View more info

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The English Historical Review: Supplement 1: Britain and The End of The Tunis Treaties 1894 - 1897

By: Arthur Marsden

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, England, Longmans: 1965

Seller ID: 227601

Condition: Good


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 View more info

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Victoria's Dream

By: Axfords

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Axfords: 1986

Seller ID: 236342

Condition: 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 View more info