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Great Explorers, OWEN, Roderic
101 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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102 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)
103 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
104 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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105 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
106 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
107 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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The Folio Book of Historic Speeches, Pindar, Ian [Edited and Introduced by]
108 Pindar, Ian [Edited and Introduced by] The Folio Book of Historic Speeches
London The Folio Society 2007 1st thus Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine condition in Near Fine slipcase. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. Gift note to half-title page. 324 pages From Moses to Neil Armstrong. Introduction by Andrew Roberts. ID296491 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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109 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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110 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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111 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.
112 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
113 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)
114 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
115 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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The Shorter Cambridge Medieval History [Volumes 1 & 2], Previte-Orton, C.W.
116 Previte-Orton, C.W. The Shorter Cambridge Medieval History [Volumes 1 & 2]
London Readers Union 1955 Book Club Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Black & white illustrations & maps. Previous owners details to ffeps. 643, 559 pages Volume 1 covers "The Later Roman Empire to the Twelfth Century" and Volume 2 covers "The Twelfth Century to The Renaissance" ID292814 
Price: 70.00 AUD
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117 Priestley, H.E. & Betts, J.J. THE MOMENTOUS YEARS 1919 -1945
London J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd. 1947 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Some tanning to endpapers. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs and maps. 244 pages ID127780 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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All The Voyages Round The World from the First by Magellan, in 1520, to that of Freycinet, in 1820, Prior, Samuel Capt.
118 Prior, Samuel Capt. All The Voyages Round The World from the First by Magellan, in 1520, to that of Freycinet, in 1820
New York William H. Colyer 1843[1841] Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good Condition. Full leather binding, black title patch to spine. Boards attached but leather spilt - so held by stitching only . Fold-out map to front - complete but with a couple of small tears to edges. Illustrated with Black & White woodcuts. Some staining to pages - age related and mostly to page edges. Two page catalogue of books by the publisher at rear. Small, and aged, ink date to front free endpaper. In need of re-binding. 418 pages ID279888 
Price: 195.00 AUD
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119 Readers Digest The Fragile Peace 1919 - 39
London Reader's Digest 1999 0864493991 / 9780864493996 Reprint Hardback 
Quarto Size. Fine condition, issued without DJ. B/w & colour photos 160pp. ID178365 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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120 Renwick, E. D. A Short History of the Order of St. John
London St. John's Gate 1959 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Some finger marks to rear cover. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. A little rubbing to edges. Previous owner's details to front pastedown. 83 pages ID245586 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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