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The Sayings of the Vikings (Viking Series - Literary Pearls from the Viking Age)

By: Havamal; Jonasson, Bjorn (English

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Reykjavik, Gudrun: 1995

Edition: 6th Impression

Seller ID: 031471

ISBN: 9979907002

Condition: Nr. Fine


"Havamal is the words of wisdom which served as spiritual provisions for the Vikings on heir long journeys over the rough sea to discover new lands. These days give a clear pcture of their attitude to and view of life." View more info

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History and Revolution: Refuting Revisionism

By: Haynes, Mike; Wolfreys, Jim (edited by)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London & New York, Verso: 2007

Edition: First

Seller ID: 029639

ISBN: 1844671518

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy, minimal shelfwear to wraps, pages age tanned. "This important book shows the inability of revisionism to explain why millions are moved to act in defence of political causes, and why specific political currents emerge, and is a significant reassertion of the concept of revolution in human development." View more info

Trial of Charles I

By: Herbert, Sir Thomas; Rushhworth, John; Roger Lockyer (edited by)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Folio Press / J. M. Dent: 1974

Seller ID: 031036

ISBN: 0460041568

Condition: Nr. Fine


Red cloth boards with handsome gilt decoration to both front and back panels, no dust wrapper or slipcase with this copy. View more info

Golden Fleeces : The Falkiners of Boonoke

By: Hewat, Tim

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Sydney, Bay Books: 1980

Edition: Presume First

Seller ID: 027618

ISBN: 0858353873

Condition: Fine


Superbly produced book with brown cloth boards, gilt title and decoration to front panel, presented in original slipcase of cream textured cloth also in excellent condition. View more info

Cities and Civilizations

By: Hibbert, Christopher

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2003

Seller ID: 024466

Condition: Fine


Beautifully produced by The Folio Society, 279 pps., unmarked and in as new condition. The original illustrated slipcase as not fared so well and although intact has considerable water damage to the front illustration. View more info

Holy, Royal Monastery of Kykko Founded with a Cross, The

By: His Very Reverence the Abbot of Kykko Chrysostomos (text by)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cyprus, 1969

Seller ID: 017076

Condition: Very Good


D/W edgeworn with closed tear to upper edge front panel. View more info

To the Diggings! A Celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Discovery of Gold in Australia

By: Hocking, Geoff

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Austra;oa, Lothian Books: 2000

Edition: First

Seller ID: 028255

ISBN: 0734401140

Condition: Nr. Fine


A beautifully presented book with photographic endpapers. numrous illustrations throughout. View more info

Captain Cook's Voyages

By: Hodgson, E. S.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London, New York, Toronto and Melbourne, Cassell And Company:

Seller ID: 029502

Condition: Good


No date of publication. Decorative red cloth boards, faded spine, inset illustration to front panel rubbed. Pages tanned, ffep neatly removed, front pastedown with slight marking. View more info

In Passing - "Life is But a point in time" - Some Historical Notes on The Holland and Atkinson Families

By: Holland, John

Price: $55.00

Publisher: 2000

Inscription: Inscribed to PO By Author

Seller ID: 021170

Condition: Very Good


Sl. edgewear to wraps View more info

Medieval Pageant

By: Holme, Bryan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Thames & Hudson: 1987

Seller ID: 018992

ISBN: 0500014213

Condition: Very Good


"The colourful and sumptuous way of life enjoyed by the monarchs and nobles of the Middle Ages has been captured for all time by a host of illuminated manuscripts and paintings from the 13th to the 16th century." Introduction by Timothy Husband. View more info

Readings in Pharmacology

By: Holmstedt, B.; Liljestrand, G.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1963

Seller ID: 009883

Condition: Very Good


"It is by reading what discoverers have done that we lift and maintain the sacred flame of discovery." (L. Pasteur). PO name/date ffep, sl. edgewear to spine ends and corners, some underlining and marginalia by PO which does not obliterate text. A very good copy. View more info

Blood Brothers : The Anzac Genesis

By: Hopkins-Weise, Jeff

Price: $25.00

Publisher: South Australia, Wakefield Press: 2009

Edition: First

Seller ID: 019441

ISBN: 1862548382

Condition: Very Good


"This ground-breaking work shows, for the first time in detail, how the military, social and economic brotherhood later embodied in the notion of the Anzac spirit began not on the sandy beaches of Gallipoli but 50 years earlier in the damp forests and fields of the North Island of New Zealand." View more info

Thucydides

By: Hornblower, Simon

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Gerald Duckworth: 1987

Edition: First

Seller ID: 017511

ISBN: 0715621564

Condition: Very Good


D/W with sl. creasing and closed tear to upper edge back panel (now protected). View more info

World of Our Fathers : the journey of the East European Jews to America and the life they Found and Made

By: Howe, Irving

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Monticello Editions: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 024230

Condition: Nr. Fine


An unmarked copy in excellent condition. Book-of-the-Month Club edition. View more info

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When Baghdad Ruled the Muslim World: The Rise and Fall of Islam's Greatest Dynasty

By: Hugh Kennedy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: US, Da Capo Press: 2005

Edition: First U.S.Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 029906

ISBN: 0306814358

Condition: Nr. Fine


An unmarked copy in excellent condition. View more info

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The Court of the Caliphs : When Baghdad Ruled the Muslim World

By: Hugh Kennedy

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ): 2005

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 030415

ISBN: 0753818965

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy with lightly tanned pages. View more info

The Human Situation : Lectures at Santa Barbara, 1959

By: Huxley, Aldous; Ferrucci, Piero

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1978

Seller ID: 019109

ISBN: 0701121432

Condition: Very Good


Prev. bookseller sticker front pastedown, sl. foxing, D/W price-clipped, sl. tanning to spine and back panel. View more info

Great Women In History And Art

By: Ian Guthridge

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Medici School Publications: 1996

Edition: Presume First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author on Title Page

Seller ID: 029126

ISBN: 0958864535

Condition: Very Good


Signed by Ian Guthridge on title page. "This book fills an important gap; for we have Lives of hte Great Artists, Great Composers and Great almost-anything else (most of whom, we are told, were men), but no comparable collection of Lives of Great Women, from ancient to modern times. Starting in Ancient Egypt we meet, among others, Nefertiti and Cleopatra, Eve and the Virgin Mary, Jane Austen, the Brontes and George Sand, Marie curie and Virginia Woolf ..." View more info

Henry Eric Hernandez: La Revancha/Revenge

By: Intro.) Henry Eric Hernandez (Kevin Power

Price: $25.00

Publisher: USA, Perceval Press: 2006

Seller ID: 031645

ISBN: 0976300915

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy in excellent condition. Spanish/English text. View more info

Banbury Barley and Beer : Arthur Octavius Barrett Malster & Environmentalist : a Heritage & Biography

By: Jackson, Donald

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Red Hill, Victoria, Australia, Jackson Barrett Press: 2008

Seller ID: 031243

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition of 110 copies, this being no. 108. Inscribed to PO by the author, also presentation plate from Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies. Endpaper maps, original red ribbon marker intact. Issued without dust jacket. View more info