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World Archeaology

By: N/A

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Routledge:

Seller ID: 001054

Condition: Very Good


Issues include: COLONIZATION, THEORIES AND ASSUMPTIONS, ARCHAEOLOGY AND ETHNOGRAPHY, EARLY MAN & ART AND DESIGN. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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Boswell's London Journal 1762 - 1763

By: N/A

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Reprint Society: 1952

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 000145

Condition: Very Good


As first published in 1950 from the original. Notes by Frederick A. Pottle. Map on inner boards. Has 2 appendices & index. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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Communist China and Asia

By: Barnett, A. Doak

Price: £34.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001222

Condition: Very Good


Unclipped dustwrapper with wear to extremities. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. This is a study of Communist China's growing impact on Asia and the problems it poses for the United States. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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The Great Days of Versailles

By: Bradby, G F

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Ernest Benn: 1927

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 000638

Condition: Very Good


Rather nice condition 1927 2nd Edition. Just slightly marked and slightly faded inside and out. Complete. 384 pages. A fine historical study on Verseilles, Louis the 14th, the habits and customs of the great palace etc. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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The Truth About The Nagy Affair

By: Congress for Cultural Freedom (Albert Camus, Preface)

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg: 1959

Edition: First Edition / First Impression

Seller ID: 003710

Condition: Very Good


Unclipped dustwrapper. No marks or inscriptions. Gold lettering to spine. The editors of this book shall present not their personal opinion but the simple facts connected with the accusation. Their task will be to compare the official version of the activities of the accused with the historical facts or the value judgements expressed by the leaders of the Hungarian regime before the trial, and in so doing to try to reconstruct the real actions of Irme Nagy and his friend... View more info

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History of Federal Government in Greece and Italy

By: Freeman, Edward A

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1893

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 000881

Condition: Very Good


Neat ownership inscription on flyleaf. Slight bumping to corners. No foxing. Fore-edge uncut. The first and only volume of Mr Freemans History of Federal Government appeared in 1863. Original publishers cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Nice and clean internally and externally. A very nice copy of this scarce book. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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Germany and the French Revolution

By: Gooch, G. P.

Price: £21.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co.: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003457

Condition: Good++


First edition. No marks or inscriptions. Spine cracked. Gilt lettering to spine. Nice and clean internally and externally. The repercussions of the revolution on the mind of Germany. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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The Dilemma of South Africa

By: Hatch, John

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Dobson:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003573

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with slight edgewear. No marks or inscriptions. This book is an attempt to analyse rather than to pass moral judgments - to assess fairly the problems of South Africa and to examine the various policies put forward from different sources to meet these problems. It is unique in the literature of South Africa, being entirely divorced from the propaganda which has usually formed the basis of books on the Union. Nice and clean internally ... View more info

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Mussolini and the British

By: Lamb, Richard

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, John Murray Publishers, Limited: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003499

ISBN: 0719555922

Condition: Very Good


Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. Besides throwing favourable light on the dictator himself, this account of Mussolini's relations with Britain shows that Italy was ready to become Britain's ally until Britain felt obliged to take a lead in economic sanctions against Italy for its invasion of Abyssinia in 1935. Mussolini despised Hitler and his anti-Semitism, yet felt surprised and antagonized by Britain's mobilization of the League of Nations over the Abyssinian affai... View more info

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LAYS OF ANCIENT ROME with IVRY AND THE ARMADA 1904

By: Macaulay, Lord

Price: £37.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co.,: 1904

Seller ID: 001297

Condition: Very Good


No marks or inscriptions. New Edition 1904. Tissue guarded frontis. An attactvie copy of this classic. Illustrated. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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Concise History of the World

By: Marriott, John

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Associated Newspapers: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003568

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Red boards. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to slightly frayed spine. Frontispiece is a beautiful and artistic coloured illustration of human progress. Fully illustrated throughout in b/w. History of the world up to and including 1935. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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The Birth of a Dilemma

By: Mason, Philip

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Oxford: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003576

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. The Birth of a Dilemma: The Conquest and Settlement of Rhodesia. Contents include - Central Africa, Rhodesia, Nyasaland, history & anthropology, race relations, Lobengula, Matabele & Mashona tribes, tribal systems, conquest & settlement, the pioneers, Matabele war, rebellions. Part I is an attempt to set out what the tribes had achieved before the Europeans came. Part II... View more info

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The Roman Commonwealth

By: Moore, R W

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, English Universities Press: 1942

Edition: First Edition / First Impression

Seller ID: 000050

Condition: Good


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History of the Conquest of Mexico

By: Prescott, William H

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Swan Sonnenschein: 1886

Seller ID: 003086

Condition: Good++


New & Revised Edition. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Illustrated with maps. History of the Conquest of Mexico with a preliminary view of the Ancient Mexican Civilization, and the Life of the Conqueror, Hernando Cortes. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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History of the Conquest of Peru

By: Prescott, William H

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Swan Sonnenschein: 1886

Seller ID: 003089

Condition: Good++


New & Revised Edition. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. 510 pages with index. 10 pages of publishers advertisments. History of the Conquest of Peru with a preliminary view of the Civilization of the Incas. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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The Public Life 2 Vols

By: Spender, J A

Price: £38.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000149

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Very slight foxing to fore-edge. Very slight bumping to corners. Gilt lettering to spine. British statesmen and their methods are compared with those of Continental and American fame. Complete. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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The Outline of History

By: Wells H G

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1920

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 000470

Condition: Good


Neat owner inscription. Original publishers black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Major sections include The Making of Our World * The Making of Man * The Dawn of History * Judea, Greece and India * The Rise and Collapse of the Roman Empire * Christianity and Islam * The Great Mongol Empires of the Land Ways and the New Empires of the Sea Ways * The Age of the Great Powers * The Next Stage in History. Here H.G.Wells attempted to tell, truly and clearly, in one contin... View more info