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Houses for the Dead, Turner, Ann Warren
141 Turner, Ann Warren Houses for the Dead
New York David McKay Company Ltd 1976 0679203052 / 9780679203056 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. Mild offset to front and rear hinges - appears to be a publishing flaw. Lovely black and white drawings by Jo Polseno. 144 pages Burial customs through the ages. ID297034 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Taking the Cure, Turner, E.S.
142 Turner, E.S. Taking the Cure
London Quality Book Club 1967 Book Club Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ has minor wear to bottom edge - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white illustrations. 284 pages. The lively and bizarre story of man's quest for healing and fortifying waters - cold hot, stinking, pure or holy. ID1357 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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143 Unstead, R.J. The Twenties: An Illustrated History in colour 1919-1929
London Macdonald Educational 1973 0356040925 / 9780356040929 Hardcover 
Quarto Size., Very Good, Issued w/o Dustjacket, EX-LIBRARY COPY - Rear free endpaper has been cut-out. 64pages. ID10249 
Price: 9.00 AUD
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Mysteries of the Lost Lands [Great Mysteries], Van Zandt, Eleanor and Stemman, Roy
144 Van Zandt, Eleanor and Stemman, Roy Mysteries of the Lost Lands [Great Mysteries]
New York Mayflower Books 1979 0831762780 / 9780831762780 1st Edition Hardcover 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. 256pages ID282988 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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145 Vandenberg, Philipp Nefertiti. An archaeological biography
London Book Club Associates 1978 Book Club Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Colour and black & white illustrations. 161 pages ID150693 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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The Hutchinson Chronology of World History 4 volume set, Various Authors
146 Various Authors The Hutchinson Chronology of World History 4 volume set
Oxford Helicon Publishing Ltd 1999 Revised and Updated 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. Volume 1 has minor binding flaw at front free endpaper. This is a heavy set of books and will cost more to ship internationally. Please contact us for a precise quote for your part of the world. 643, 765, 580 & 1121 pages Volume 1 - The Ancient and Medieval World [Prehistory-1491]; Volume 2 - The Expanding World [1492-1775]; Volume 3 - The Changing World [1776-1900]; and Volume 4 - The Modern World [1901-1998] ID290614 
Price: 65.00 AUD
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Truth and Opinion Historical Essays, Wedgwood, C. V.
147 Wedgwood, C. V. Truth and Opinion Historical Essays
London Collins 1960 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Dust jacket is a little age-darkened on the rear panel. The book is mildly foxed at the endpapers. Pastedowns and top edge. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 254 pages Eminent historian and author, Dame Cecily Wedgwood, meditates on writing of history and upon the relation of history to life. The second part of the book contains essays entitled ' Seventeenth Century Sketches.' ID294177 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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History's Worst Decisions and The People Who Made Them, Weir, Stephen
148 Weir, Stephen History's Worst Decisions and The People Who Made Them
Millers Point Pier 9 2008 1740456696 / 9781740456692 Reprint Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Black & white illustrations. 256 pages ID294237 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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149 Welles, Sumner The Time for Decision
London/Melbourne Hamish Hamilton/George Jaboor 1945 1st Australian Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Plae blue boards are very lightly rubbed at corners; spine is age-darkened. Previous owner's neat stamp to preliminary pages. 431 pages A book in 3 parts. Part one looks at the events in Europe between the wars, Part 2 - concerned with present problems in various areas of the world in 1944 and the final part is do with the future including the future of post-war Germany. The author was a senior Foreign Affairs advisor to President Roosevelt and is credited with the design of the United Nations. ID252223 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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150 Wheatcroft, Andrew The World Atlas of Revolutions
London Book Club Associates 1983 Book Club 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. Colour and black & white illustrations. 208pages ID9294 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Scandal. A Scurrilous History of Gossip, Wilkes, Roger
151 Wilkes, Roger Scandal. A Scurrilous History of Gossip
London Atlantic Books 2002 1903809630 / 9781903809631 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. 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 Photographs. 363 pages This book takes the reader behind the scenes to look at the mechanisms that disseminate gossip and the power and influence that it continues to exert. ID285846 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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A Short History of Twentieth Century Technology c.1900-c1950, Williams, Trevor I.
152 Williams, Trevor I. A Short History of Twentieth Century Technology c.1900-c1950
Oxford Clarendon Press 1982 0198581599 / 9780198581598 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good+ in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. 411 pages Aimed at the general reader with an interest in the technological factors that have shaped society. ID253810 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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153 Woodward, C. Vann The Old World's New World
New York Oxford University Press 1991 0195064518 / 9780195064513 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket (now protected). [xxviii]139 pages. ID9710 
Price: 16.50 AUD
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History's Greatest Scandals.  Shocking Stories of Powerful People., Wright, Ed
154 Wright, Ed History's Greatest Scandals. Shocking Stories of Powerful People.
Millers Point Pier 9 2008 1740458095 / 9781740458092 Reprint Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 255 pages ID294236 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Remember the Fifties. A pictorial history of a fabulous decade [includes DVD], [Parragon Books]
155 [Parragon Books] Remember the Fifties. A pictorial history of a fabulous decade [includes DVD]
London Parragon Books 2011 1445446928 / 9781445446929 1st thus Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Includes DVD. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 256 pages A unique account of the moments that shaped history. ID289660 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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