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The Sun King And His Loves, Norton, Lucy
101 Norton, Lucy The Sun King And His Loves
London The Folio Society 1982 1st thus Hardback 
Tall Octavo Size. Near fine condition in pictorial laminated boards in original glassine wrap [as issued]. Glassine wrap slightly creased with a couple of chips to corners. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. 160 pages ID248346 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Merchant of Prato, Origo, Iris
102 Origo, Iris The Merchant of Prato
London The Folio Society 1984 1st thus Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in a Very Good Slipcase. A little bit of wear to slipcase corners. Bookplate to the preliminary pages. Illustrated with colour plates. 371 pages First published in 1957. The text of this Folio edition is taken from the 1963 Penguin edition. The biography of a 14th century Tuscan merchant. ID290516 
Price: 28.00 AUD
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103 Origo, Iris The Merchant of Prato. Francesco Di Marco Datini
London The Reprint Society 1959 Book Club Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Near VERY GOOD condition. No dustjacket. Spine is rubbed especially at title patch which is largely obscured. Some small stains to rear upper edge. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. 380 pages ID235561 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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A History of Modern Germany 1871 to Present, Orlow, Dietrich
104 Orlow, Dietrich A History of Modern Germany 1871 to Present
Upper Saddle River, NJ Prentice Hall 2002 0130600318 / 9780130600318 5th Edition Softcover 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm].. Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations. 401 pages Completely revised and updated. Presents the social, political, diplomatic and cultural history of the German people. ID239990 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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The Legend of Roland  A Pageant of the Middle Ages, Owen, D.D.R.
105 Owen, D.D.R. The Legend of Roland A Pageant of the Middle Ages
London Phaidon 1973 0714815462 / 9780714815466 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ has a small nicks to top of spine & top rear corner [without loss] & repaired with tape by previous owner. DJ is now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Profusely Illustrated with Black & White Photographs as well as colour and black and white drawings. Bookplate to front free endpaper. 205 pages D.D.R. Owen traces the origins and eventual influences of the story of Charlemagne's commander, Roland. ID278966 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Life and Death of Adolf Hitler, Payne, Robert
106 Payne, Robert The Life and Death of Adolf Hitler
New York Barnes & Noble 1995 0880294027 / 9780880294027 1st thus Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Previous owner's details to title page (discreet stamp). 623 pages ID297319 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Henry of Navarre. His Life, Pearson, Hesketh
107 Pearson, Hesketh Henry of Navarre. His Life
London Heinemann 1963 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ a little rubbed. Top corner of front free end paper clipped. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 249 pages ID249039 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Madame de Pompadour.  Mistress of France., Pevitt Algrant, Christine
108 Pevitt Algrant, Christine Madame de Pompadour. Mistress of France.
London Harper Collins Publishers 2003 0007166095 / 9780007166091 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with colour plates. 338 pages Biography of Louis XV mistress. ID289404 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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The Tragedy of Nazi Germany, Phillips, Peter
109 Phillips, Peter The Tragedy of Nazi Germany
London Routledge & Kegan Paul 1969 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good condition in Good dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. The dustjacket is creased at upper edge and spine ends. The book is mildly foxed at fore edge with some faint age-toning to upper edge. A previous owner (also an academic historian) has pasted a review of the book to the rear free endpaper. 241 Pages The author an academic historian was also a survivor of POW and concentration camps in Nazi Germany. In this book he analyzes the growth of Nazism. ID294060 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Journal of a Younger Brother. The life of Thomas Platter as a medical student in Montpellier at the close of the Sixteenth Century, Platter, Thomas (Translated and Introduced by Sean Jennett)
110 Platter, Thomas (Translated and Introduced by Sean Jennett) Journal of a Younger Brother. The life of Thomas Platter as a medical student in Montpellier at the close of the Sixteenth Century
London Frederick Muller Ltd. 1963 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Illustrated with Black and White Plates. 275 pages With a Foreword by Jack Lindsay, Thomas Platter's journal gives a contemporary view of life in France and beyond emerging from the Middle Ages and as such is an important historical document. ID283445 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Medieval People, Power, Eileen (Edited M.M. Postan)
111 Power, Eileen (Edited M.M. Postan) Medieval People
London The Folio Society 2001 3rd Printing Hardcover 
Octavo Size. Fine condition in Near Fine Slipcase. Colour frontis. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. As new condition. 130pages First published in 1924. Introduced by Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie. ID247722 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Shorter Cambridge Medieval History [2 Volumes].  Vol I: The Later Roman Empire to the Twelfth Century; Vol II: The Twelfth Century to the Renaissance., Previte-Orton, C.W.
112 Previte-Orton, C.W. The Shorter Cambridge Medieval History [2 Volumes]. Vol I: The Later Roman Empire to the Twelfth Century; Vol II: The Twelfth Century to the Renaissance.
London Readers Union 1955 Book Club Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Good Condition. Covers lightly rubbed and some mild foxing to edges and prelims. Gift inscription to front pastedown. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 643, 559 pages Volume 1 covers "The Later Roman Empire to the Twelfth Century" and Volume 2 covers "The Twelfth Century to The Renaissance" ID296207 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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The Renaissance An Illustrated Encyclopedia, Rachum, Ilan
113 Rachum, Ilan The Renaissance An Illustrated Encyclopedia
London Octopus Books Limited 1979 0706408578 / 9780706408577 1st thus Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. Unpaginated ID295619 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Barbarians and Romans, Randers-Pehrson, Justine Davis
114 Randers-Pehrson, Justine Davis Barbarians and Romans
London Book Club Associates 1983 Book Club Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 400 pages ID182975 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Shaping Modern Times in Rural France : The Transformation & Reproduction of an Aveyronnais Community, Rogers, Susan C.
115 Rogers, Susan C. Shaping Modern Times in Rural France : The Transformation & Reproduction of an Aveyronnais Community
Princeton Princeton University Press 1991 0691094586 / 9780691094588 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket as issued? Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Maps. 231 pages An examination of a French rural community during the 1970s. ID183586 
Price: 13.00 AUD
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Paris in the Middle Ages, Roux, Simone
116 Roux, Simone Paris in the Middle Ages
London The Folio Society 2014 1st thus Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine Slipcase. An excellent copy. Illustrated with colour plates. Translated by Jo Ann McNamara. Preface by Andrew Hussey. Dark blue cloth boards with coloured band to face & gilt to spine. 298 pages This edition follows the text of the 2009 University of Pennsylvania edition. ID296669 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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The Trial of Joan of Arc. Being the verbatim report of the proceedings from the Orleans Manuscript, Scott, W. S. [Translated, with Introduction and Notes by]
117 Scott, W. S. [Translated, with Introduction and Notes by] The Trial of Joan of Arc. Being the verbatim report of the proceedings from the Orleans Manuscript
London The Folio Society 1968 2nd Impression Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in a Very Good Slipcase. Plain slipcase lightly rubbed. 173 pages ID290129 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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Prince of Princes.  The Life of Potemkin., Sebag Montefiore, Simon
118 Sebag Montefiore, Simon Prince of Princes. The Life of Potemkin.
London Phoenix Press 2001 1842124382 / 9781842124383 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Faint Remainder mark to bottom-edge. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 634 pages After Five years' new research in archives from St Petersburg to Odessa Montefiore brings blazingly to life Poetmkin's loving partnership with Catherine and restores him to his rightful place as an outstandingly gifted statesman, and a colossus of the eighteenth century. ID291551 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Lenin The Dictator, Sebestyen, Victor
119 Sebestyen, Victor Lenin The Dictator
London Weidenfeld & Nicolson 2017 1474600441 / 9781474600446 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Fine condition in a Near Fine Dustjacket - DJ now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 569 pages ID297600 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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120 Servan-Schreiber, Jean-Jacques The American Challenge
London Hamish Hamilton 1968 Hardback 
Octavo Size. VERY GOOD in GOOD [price-clipped] Dustjacket. DJ protected in mylar sleeve. Dustjacket is worn and marked. Small abrasion to front free end paper otherwise book is near fine. [xiv] 210 pages An expose of the American industrial and intellectual invasion of Europe. Foreward by Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. ID215699 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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