Category: History


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The World Book of Georges

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: USA, Halbert's Family Herigate:

Seller ID: 023994

PO name/date, Ten or so pages sl. wavy but no apparent water damage, Spine sl. faded. View more info

Albion : The Origins of the English Imagination

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Chatto & Windus: 2002

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 025848

An unmarked copy in excellent condition. "Discovers the roots of English cultural history in the Anglo-Saxon period, and traces it through the centuries." View more info

The Clans, Septs, and Regiments of the Scottish Highlands

By: Adam, Frank; Revised By Sir Thomas Innes of Learney

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Edinburgh and London, W. & A. K. Johnson & G. W. Bacon: 1955

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 029306

Red cloth boards with some marks to back panel only (? water/insects/fading), gilt title to spine remains bright, PO name front pastedown, small split lower front gutter, colour folding map present and in excellent condition. 624 pps. including index, followed by colour plates illustrating 112 tartans. View more info

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Shopping in Style: London from the Restoration to Edwardian Elegance

By: Adburgham, Alison

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson: 1979

Seller ID: 009429

D/W with sl. edgewear, surface laminate lifting from top left corner back panel (now protected). View more info

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We Declare : Landmark Documents in Ireland's History

By: Aldous, Richard; Puirseil, Niamh

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Quercus: 2008

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 024058

"Presented in chronological order and embellished with images of the actual documents alongside transcripts of the key passages, each chapter of this book explains the background and impact of the words that have shaped Irish history." View more info

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The Sack of Rome: How a Beautiful European Country with a Fabled History and a Storied Culture Was Taken Over by a Man Named Silvio Berlusconi

By: Alexander Stille

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Penguin Press: 2006

Edition: First/first Printing

Seller ID: 029747

An unmarked apparently unread book in "gift quality" condition. "No novelist could have invented the outlandish Silvio Berlusconi and only Alexander Stille could haved unveiled with such wit and insight the ominous meaning of his rise to power. At once hilarious and chilling, The Sack of Rome is a wildly entertaining and deeply disturbing study of power politics as show business." (Ronald Steel, back cover). View more info

Celtic Art in Pagan and Christian Times

By: Allen, J. Romilly

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Studio Editions: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010570

"A facsimile of J. Romilly Allen's classic attempt to form a theory of the origin and development of Celtic art in Britain and Ireland." View more info

Australia Today : Missionaries of Civilisation : The Commercial Travellers' Association of Victoria

By: Allison, Brian; Shepherd, Loretta

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Australia, University of Melbourne: 2007

Seller ID: 028330

24 page catalogue of a Cultural Collections Exhibiton held at the Baillieu Library, University of Melbourne, July - October 2007. Minimal shelfwear to wraps, unmarked. Wonderful illustrations especially Australia Today posters " artfully luring the English immigrant". View more info

Australia and Britain in the Nineteenth Century

By: Andrews, Eric M., Hagan, J. S., Lampert, R. J., Rich, J.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Aust., Longman: 1973

Edition: First

Seller ID: 011999

Sl. edgewear, no creasing to spine and appears unread. View more info

My Promised Land : The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel

By: Ari Shavit

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Melbourne & London, Scribe Publications: 2014

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 030135

An unmarked copy, no creasing to spine, faint creasing to lower right corner front panel. View more info

Avalonian Quest

By: Ashe, Geoffrey

Price: $10.00

Publisher: U.K, Fontana: 1984

Seller ID: 023556

Covered in non-removable clear plastic, original price sticker (95 cents) back panel, internally unmarked, pages lightly tanned. View more info

Daily Life in Ancient India : From 200 BC to 700 AD

By: Auboyer, Jeannine

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Phoenix Press: 2002

Seller ID: 019553

The traditions that define Indian life have remained unchanged for thousands of years. Emphasizing the nine centuries of the "golden age, " this introduction to India's noble culture reconstructs a time when political and religious enlightenment flourished, and artistic creation reached its height. It evokes the complexities of India's ancient epoch, caste system, endless ritual, and ceremonial nature of human relations. View more info

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Mehmed the Conqueror and His Time

By: Babinger, Franz; Hickman, William C. (edited by)

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1992

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 029989

An unmarked copy, minimal edgewear to wraps, no creasing to spine,. Bollingen Series XCVI - Princeton. View more info

Fitzrovia: London's Bohemia (Character Sketches)

By: Bakewell, Michael

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, National Portrait Gallery: 1999

Seller ID: 027772

"Conjures up the spirit of the characters who frequented the pubs of Fitzrovia and in doing so recaptures a lost age of hedonism, high spirits and self-indulgent self-desctruction." 64 pages, 37 illustrations. View more info

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The Greatest Grid: The Master Plan of Manhattan, 1811-2011

By: Ballon, Hilary (edited by)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Museum of the City of New York, Columbia University Press: 2012

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 029568

An unmarked as new book. Oblong laminated boards, issued without dust jacket. Published to coincide with an exhibition at hte Musteum of the City of New York celebrating the bicentennial of the 1811 Commissioners' Plan of Manhattan, this volume does more than memorialize such a visionary effort, it serves as an enduring refeence full of rare images and inforamtion." View more info

Letters to My Israeli Sons: The Story of Jewish Survival

By: Banks, Lynne Reid

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, W. H. Allen: 1979

Seller ID: 021487

Fore-edges and pages tanned, pps.213-216 have vertical creasing due to prev. poor storage, D/W rubbed (now protected) View more info

The Study of Family History in Ireland

By: Barry, Professor John G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: National University of Ireland: 1967

Seller ID: 028623

O'Donnell lecture delivered at University College, Cork on April 13th, 1967. Internally unmarked, wraps unevenly tanned View more info

Last Days in Babylon :the story of The Jews of Baghdad

By: Benjamin, Marina

Price: $33.00

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury: 2007

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 018311

Marina Benjamin grew up in London feeling estranged from her family's exotic Middle Eastern ways. She refused to speak the Arabic her mother and grandmother spoke at home. She rejected the peculiar food they ate in favor of hamburgers and beer. But when Benjamin had her own child a few years ago, she realized that she was losing her link to the past. In "Last Days in Babylon," Benjamin delves into the story of her family's life among the Jews of Iraq in the first half... View more info

English Books and Readers being a Study in the History of the book Trade from Caxton to the incorporation of the Stationers' Company : Three Volumes

By: Bennett, Henry S.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: West Nyack, New York, U.S.A., Cambridge Univ Pr: 1989

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 018235

Three volumes in fine condition, presented in original cardboard slipcase: Volume I 1475-1557, Volume II 1558-1603, Volume III 1603-1640. View more info

Welsh Shipwrecks Volume 2: St. Davids Head, Pembrokeshire Islands to St. Anns Head

By: Bennett, Tom

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Wales, Laidlaw-Burgess Publishers: 1982

Seller ID: 022367

Wraps lightly rubbed, internally unmarked, pages lightly tanned, 63 pages. View more info