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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

ISBN: 1856197212

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0500012059

Condition: Nr. Fine


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

ISBN: 1847246729

Condition: Brand New


"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

Celtic Art in Pagan and Christian Times

By: Allen, J. Romilly

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Studio Editions: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010570

ISBN: 1858910757

Condition: Nr. Fine


"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

ISBN: 0734038720

Condition: Very Good


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

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

ISBN: 192510625X

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0413488004

Condition: Good


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

ISBN: 1842125915

Condition: Nr. Fine


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

ISBN: 0691010781

Condition: Nr. Fine


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

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Victoria : the Queen : an Intimate biography of the Woman who Ruled Europe

By: Baird, Julia

Price: $22.00

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd: 2017

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 030424

ISBN: 073229570X

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked apparently unread copy (no ceasing to spine), minimal edgewear to wraps. View more info

Fitzrovia: London's Bohemia (Character Sketches)

By: Bakewell, Michael

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, National Portrait Gallery: 1999

Seller ID: 027772

ISBN: 1855142562

Condition: Very Good


"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

ISBN: 0231159900

Condition: As New


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

The Study of Family History in Ireland

By: Barry, Professor John G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: National University of Ireland: 1967

Seller ID: 028623

Condition: Very Good


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

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Postcolonial Theory: Contexts, Practices, Politics

By: Bart Moore-Gilbert

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Verso: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 030926

ISBN: 1859840345

Condition: Very Good


PO name to half title page, small chip to back panel, no creasing to spine and appears unread. View more info

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My Rise And Fall

By: Benito Mussolini

Price: $25.00

Publisher: USA, Da Capo Press: 1998

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 031129

ISBN: 0306808641

Condition: Nr. Fine


An unmarked apparently unread copy with minimal edgewear to wraps. 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

ISBN: 0747586926

Condition: New


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 of the twentieth century. When Iraq gained independence in 1932, Jews were the largest and most prosperous ethnic group in B... 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

ISBN: 0521379911

Condition: Fine


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

Condition: Very Good


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

The White Man's Indian: Images of the American Indian, from Columbus to the Present

By: Berkhofer, Robert F.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Random House Inc: 1978

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 015433

ISBN: 0394484851

Condition: Very Good


Spine sl. slanted, uncut fore-edges, mark to upper spine, D/W with sl. edgewear, closed tear to upper back panel (now protected) View more info