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1434: The Year a Chinese Fleet Sailed to Italy and Ignited the Renaissance, Menzies, Gavin
101 Menzies, Gavin 1434: The Year a Chinese Fleet Sailed to Italy and Ignited the Renaissance
London Harpercollins [Harper Collins Publisher] 2008 0007275862 / 9780007275861 Reprint Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. Colour and black & white illustrations. 368 pages ID260694 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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The Popular Revolutions of the Late Middle Ages, Mollat, M. and Wolff, P.
102 Mollat, M. and Wolff, P. The Popular Revolutions of the Late Middle Ages
London George Allen & Unwin Ltd. 1973 0049400401 / 9780049400405 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic cover. Black & white illustrations. Slight bleeding of coloured top edge to prelims. A nice copy. 323 pages Great Revolutions Series No 6. From the eleventh to the thirteenth century Europe passed through a phase of democratic and economic expansion involving some social regrouping, together with a certain accentuation of differences of fortune and the development of new methods of production. But a general increase in welfare prevented the social conflicts from breaking out. Then in the thirteenth century the expansion ran out of steam and from about 1280 disturbances arose. ID227312 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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Honourable Healers : Pioneering Women Doctors. Elizabeth Blackwell, Elizabeth Garrett Anderson and Constance Stone, Murnane, Merrilyn
103 Murnane, Merrilyn Honourable Healers : Pioneering Women Doctors. Elizabeth Blackwell, Elizabeth Garrett Anderson and Constance Stone
North Melbourne Arcadia 2017 1925588246 / 9781925588248 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 225 pages In mid-nineteenth century, women were expected to remain at home, as wives and mothers. In Britain, the United States and Australia, teaching was the only respectable profession for women; even nursing was frowned upon. In this environment, three remarkable women rewrote the history books by becoming doctors in a world where women were not even allowed to vote. Dr Merrilyn Murnane is a retired paediatrician living in Melbourne. In 2003, she was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia for her services to paediatrics. ID296902 
Price: 32.95 AUD
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Honourable Healers : Pioneering Women Doctors. Elizabeth Blackwell, Elizabeth Garrett Anderson and Constance Stone, Murnane, Merrilyn
104 Murnane, Merrilyn Honourable Healers : Pioneering Women Doctors. Elizabeth Blackwell, Elizabeth Garrett Anderson and Constance Stone
North Melbourne Arcadia 2015 1925333051 / 9781925333053 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Mint copy in a Mint Dustjacket. A New Copy. Dustjacket protected in plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 225 pages In mid-nineteenth century, women were expected to remain at home, as wives and mothers. In Britain, the United States and Australia, teaching was the only respectable profession for women; even nursing was frowned upon. In this environment, three remarkable women rewrote the history books by becoming doctors in a world where women were not even allowed to vote. Dr Merrilyn Murnane is a retired paediatrician living in Melbourne. In 2003, she was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia for her services to paediatrics. ID285720 
Price: 42.00 AUD
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105 Olmert, Michael Milton's Teeth and Ovid's Umbrella: Curiouser and Curiouser Adventures in History
New York Touchstone 1996 0684801647 / 9780684801643 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Light wear to edges and corners. Numbers neatly inked to upper corner of front free endpaper. Some age-yellowing to inside covers. 256 pages The extraordinary history of ordinary things. ID265956 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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106 Owen, G.L. The Betterment of Man: A Rational History of Western Civilisation
New York G.P. Putnam and Sons 1974 0399111409 / 9780399111402 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size. Near Fine condition in Very Good Dustjacket, now protected. b/w illustrations 332pages ID237 
Price: 16.50 AUD
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Great Explorers, OWEN, Roderic
107 OWEN, Roderic Great Explorers
New York Mayflower Books 1979 083173969X / 9780831739690 1st Edition Hardcover 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates and maps. 185 pages ID730 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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108 Park, James ICONS: An A-Z Guide to the People Who Shaped Our Time
New York Collier Books 1992 0020471009 / 9780020471004 Reprint Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. 469 pages ID85213 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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The Time The World Illustrated History, Parker, Geoffrey (Editor)
109 Parker, Geoffrey (Editor) The Time The World Illustrated History
Sydney Angus & Robertson 1986 0207154287 / 9780207154287 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size. VERY GOOD in VERY GOOD Dustjacket. DJ protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs as well as black and white drawings/diagrams. 480 pages A comprehensive survey of global history. ID224730 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Discovery.  Developing Views of the Earth from Ancient Times to the Voyages of Captain Cook., Parker, John
110 Parker, John Discovery. Developing Views of the Earth from Ancient Times to the Voyages of Captain Cook.
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1972 0684127253 / 9780684127255 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. A nice copy. DJ spine lightly sun-faded. 216 pages ID257842 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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111 Pavord, Anna The Tulip
London Bloomsbury Books 1999 0747542961 / 9780747542964 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Colour and black & white illustrations [mostly colour]. Gift inscription to preliminary pages. 439 pages This is not a gardening book. It is the story of a flower that has made men mad. Greed, desire, anguish, devotion have all played their part in the development of the tulip from a wild flower of the Asian steppes to the world-wide phenomenon it is today. ID275634 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Yesterday's Trades, Perham, Molly
112 Perham, Molly Yesterday's Trades
London Abelard-Schuman 1972 0200719270 / 9780200719278 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. A nice copy. DJ spine faded. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 136 pages A look at now extinct trades and occupations, also examines issues such as child labout, women's crafts, fairs and markets. ID278381 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Victorians at Home and Away, Phillips, Janet and Peter
113 Phillips, Janet and Peter Victorians at Home and Away
London Croom Helm 1978 0856646881 / 9780856646881 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good+ condition in Very Good+ Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 220pages. Explores everday Victorian likes and dislikes, manners and fashions, ideals and illusions. ID2446 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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114 Platt, Colin The Atlas of Medieval Man
London Macmillan 1979 0333270797 / 9780333270790 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ is price-clipped & now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Colour photographs also with Sepia and black and white drawings. 256 pages Illustrated with drawings, photographs, maps and charts this is an authoritative survey of the diverse cultural strands which run through the Middle Ages. ID247547 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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115 Pope-Hennessy, James Sins of the Fathers. A study of the Atlantic Slave Traders 1441-1807
London Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1967 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 296pages ID208903 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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116 Pope-Hennessy, James Verandah - Some episodes in the Crown Colonies 1867-1889
London Century 1984 0712604014 / 9780712604017 Reprint Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size, VERY GOOD condition. 313 pages ID212333 
Price: 13.00 AUD
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When Illness Strikes the Leader. The Dilemma of the Captive King, Post, Jerrold; RFobins, Robert S.
117 Post, Jerrold; RFobins, Robert S. When Illness Strikes the Leader. The Dilemma of the Captive King
New Haven Yale University Press 1993 0300056834 / 9780300056839 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Fine copy in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A very nice copy. xvi, 243 pages From George III to Ronald Reagan, the authors investigate the effects of illness on the leader, his inner circle, his followers and the political system itself. ID278588 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Seven Flowers and How They Shaped Our World, Potter, Jennifer
118 Potter, Jennifer Seven Flowers and How They Shaped Our World
London Atlantic Books 2013 0857891642 / 9780857891648 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. 288 pages Horticultural historian, Jennifer Potter looks at 7 flowers - the lotus, the lily, the rose, the sunflower, the opium poppy, the tulip and the orchid and how each has impacted on the world. ID287104 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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After Colonialism. Imperial Histories and Postcolonial Displacements, Prakash, Gyan (Editor)
119 Prakash, Gyan (Editor) After Colonialism. Imperial Histories and Postcolonial Displacements
Princeton Princeton University Press 1995 0691037426 / 9780691037424 1st Edition Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. Spine a touch faded. viii, 352 pages A collection of essays, ranging across disciplines, from anthropology to literary studies, re-examine colonialism and its aftermath. ID280864 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Dialogues Across Civilizations. Sketches in World History from the Chinese and European Experiences (Essays In World History), Prazniak, Roxann
120 Prazniak, Roxann Dialogues Across Civilizations. Sketches in World History from the Chinese and European Experiences (Essays In World History)
Boulder, Colorado Westview Press 1996 0813327350 / 9780813327358 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. Dustjacket is lightly fingermarked - still very presentable. Black & white illustrations. Remainder mark to bottom-edge. xii, 212 pages Sets the histories of China and Europe alongside one another, reflecting themes central to the study of world history. ID274839 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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