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Food in Civilization How History Has Been Affected By Human Tastes, Ritchie, Carson L.
121 Ritchie, Carson L. Food in Civilization How History Has Been Affected By Human Tastes
Sydney Methuen Australia 1981 0454003315 / 9780454003314 1st Australian 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. 192 pages Demonstrates how the food has had a greater impact on humanity than anything else. ID229910 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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A History of the English-Speaking Peoples Since 1900, Roberts, Andrew
122 Roberts, Andrew A History of the English-Speaking Peoples Since 1900
London The Folio Society/Weidenfeld & Nicolson 2006 0297850768 / 9780297850762 1st thus Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine Slipcase. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. xiii, 736 pages Bound uniform with the Churchill History of the English-Speaking Peoples published by the Folio Society in 2003. Produced from Weidenfeld & Nicolson sheets but bound for the Folio Society by Butler and Tanner with the David Eccles blue and gold design. ID290645 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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A World on the Move: A History of Colonialism and Nationalism in Asia and North Africa from the turn of the Century to the Bandung Conference, Romein, Dr.J.; Wertheim, Dr. W.F.
123 Romein, Dr.J.; Wertheim, Dr. W.F. A World on the Move: A History of Colonialism and Nationalism in Asia and North Africa from the turn of the Century to the Bandung Conference
Amsterdam Djambatan 1956 1st Edition Softcover 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Small loss to lower third of rear flap and closed tear to upper w/o loss. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Previous owner's name to the title page. 264 pages From 1900 to 1955, the history of political change in Asia and North Africa. ID267326 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Microbes and Morals.  The Strange Story of Venereal Disease., Rosebury, Theodor
124 Rosebury, Theodor Microbes and Morals. The Strange Story of Venereal Disease.
London Secker & Warburg 1972 0436425912 / 9780436425912 1st UK 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. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 361 pages ID285490 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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125 Rubenstein, Joshua Soviet Dissidents. Their Struggle for Human Rights
London Wildwood House 1981 0704530627 / 9780704530621 1st UK 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. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Sticker mark to dustjacket front panel. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. xv, 304 pages With a Foreword by Harrison Salisbury, this is a narrative history of the Soviet human rights movement from Khrushchev to the 1980s. ID277765 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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126 SCHORSCH, Anita Images of Childhood: An Illustrated Social History
New York Mayflower Books 1979 0831748753 / 9780831748753 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. 176 pages. ID239937 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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A History of Medicine. Volume I Primitive and Archaic Medicine and Volume II Early Greek, Hindu and Persian Medicine, Sigerist, Henry E.
127 Sigerist, Henry E. A History of Medicine. Volume I Primitive and Archaic Medicine and Volume II Early Greek, Hindu and Persian Medicine
New York Oxford University Press 1987 Reprint Softcover 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. Some mild age-toning to covers - mainly Volume I and some light tanning to page edges Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. I: xxi, 564; II: xvi, 352 pages ID295810 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Despatches from the Barricades: The Eye-Witness Account of the Revolutions that Shook the World 1989-90, Simpson, John
128 Simpson, John Despatches from the Barricades: The Eye-Witness Account of the Revolutions that Shook the World 1989-90
London Hutchinson 1990 0091745829 / 9780091745820 Softcover 
Small Quarto Size. Very Good+ Condition Illustrated with Black and White Photographs and maps. 320 pages Deals with the many 'revolutions' of 1989-90, East Germany, Poland, Hungary, Romania, Czechoslovakia, Bulgaria; Tiananmen Square in China; the freeing of Mandela and the subsequent changes in South Africa; the Gorbachev revolution in USSR. ID234154 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Land that Never Was.  Sir Gregor MacGregor and the Most Audacious Fraud in History, Sinclair, David
129 Sinclair, David The Land that Never Was. Sir Gregor MacGregor and the Most Audacious Fraud in History
Cambridge, Massachusetts Da Capo Press 2004 0306813092 / 9780306813092 Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 358 pages ID292474 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Story of The Human Hand, SORELL, Walter
130 SORELL, Walter The Story of The Human Hand
London Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1967 Hardcover 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ chipped along top edge - repaired on the inside with sticky tape. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings/Diagrams. Previous Owners name to Preliminary Pages. 284 pages The nature of the Hand in myth, magic, religion, superstition, psychology, ethnology and history. ID207051 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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131 Stevenson, John & Cook, Chris The Slump. Society and Politics During the Depression
London Jonathan Cape 1978 0224013904 / 9780224013901 Reprint Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Tape stains to endpapers where previous owner taped down a plastic cover. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 348 pages ID274851 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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132 Stille, Alexander The Future of the Past
New York Farrar Straus and Giroux 2002 0374159777 / 9780374159771 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. .Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Quarter cloth boards. xxi, 339 pages The author tours the past as it exists today and weighs its prospects for tomorrow, from China to Somalia to Washington D.C. ID272513 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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133 Symons, Alan Nobel Laureates 1901-2000
London Polo Publishing 2000 0952375133 / 9780952375135 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Excellent condition - looks as new. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 437 pages + Alphabetical Index Record of the achievements of 703 people from 55 countries. Brief biographies including a summary of world events for each year. Alphabetical index of recipients by each Award. ID271206 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Empire of Blue Water.  Henry Morgan and the Pirates Who Ruled the Caribbean Waves., Talty, Stephan
134 Talty, Stephan Empire of Blue Water. Henry Morgan and the Pirates Who Ruled the Caribbean Waves.
London Pocket Books 2008 1416502939 / 9781416502937 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. 332 pages Empire of the Blue Water brilliantly recreates the passions and the violence of the age of exploration and empire. ID290241 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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From Sarajevo to Potsdam, Taylor, A.J.P
135 Taylor, A.J.P From Sarajevo to Potsdam
London Thames & Hudson 1966 1st 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. 216 pages ID284537 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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A Century of Conflict 1848-1948 [Five Volumes], Taylor, A.J.P.
136 Taylor, A.J.P. A Century of Conflict 1848-1948 [Five Volumes]
London The Folio Society 1998 1st thus Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine condition in Very Good slipcase. Slipcase has some minor marks. 283, 407, 422, 363 & 315 pages Set includes The Struggle for Mastery in Europe 1, The Struggle for Mastery in Europe 2, The First World War and its Aftermath, The Origins of the Second World War,& The Second World War and its Aftermath. ID211165 
Price: 100.00 AUD
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137 The Editors of Time-Life Books Barbarian Tides 1500-600BC
Amsterdam Time-Life Books 1988 0705409716 / 9780705409711 Hardback 
Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Colour and black & white illustrations. 176pages. Time Life History of the World series. ID6721 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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138 Thieme, Hugo P. Woman In All Ages and in All Countries: Women of Modern France
Philadelphia The Rittenhouse Press 1908 Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Lovely purple watered silk boards with nice gilt decoration to front boards and spine. Spine is faded with tiny tear to top Some offset to endpapers. Top edge dusty. ix, 414pp Part of a 10 volume series dealing with women in history. Deals with French women from the 16th Century to the 19th Century ID237082 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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A Short History of Civilization, Thorndike, Lynn
139 Thorndike, Lynn A Short History of Civilization
London John Murray 1927 1st Edition Assumed Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Hinge cracked but still solid. Offsetting to Front and Rear pastedowns. Previous owners name to Front free end papers. Very faint scattered foxing to top edge. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 619 pages Author of "The History of Medieval Europe" ID294245 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Deluge.  The Great War and the Remaking of Global Order, 1916-1931, Tooze, Adam
140 Tooze, Adam The Deluge. The Great War and the Remaking of Global Order, 1916-1931
London Allen Lane 2014 184614034X / 9781846140341 1st 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 Black and White Photographs. 644 pages ID296713 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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