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21 Cawthorne, Nigel Tyrants History's 100 Most Evil Despots and Dictators
Wigston UK Capella 2004 1841932116 / 9781841932118 Softcover 
Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 208 pages A gripping and compelling portrait of the darker side of politics and power. ID253832 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Preserving the Past, Chamberlin, E.R.
22 Chamberlin, E.R. Preserving the Past
London J. M. Dent & Sons 1979 0460043641 / 9780460043649 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. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 205 pages ID246967 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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23 Chew, Sally & Rutherford, Anna (Editors) UNBECOMING DAUGHTERS OF THE EMPIRE
Sydney Dangaroo Press 1993 1871049970 / 9781871049978 1st Edition Trade Paperback 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Slightly chipped. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings/Diagrams. 207 pages Includes contributions by Marian Warner, Margaret Atwood and Marion Halligan. ID222531 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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Climate, Man and History., Claiborne, Robert
24 Claiborne, Robert Climate, Man and History.
London Angus & Robertson 1973 0207955018 / 9780207955013 1st UK 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. Black & white illustrations. Maps to endpapers. 444 pages The story of how climate has helped shaped human destiny. ID283524 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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25 Clair, Colin (Editor) Wool. Things We Need and Where They Come From
Watford, Herts Bruce and Gawthorn Ltd No Date1950s 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. Light wear and rubbing to dustjacket edges and corners with closed tear to upper front corner - no loss. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 63 pages ID277977 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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The Pattern of Expectation 1644-2001, Clarke, I.F.
26 Clarke, I.F. The Pattern of Expectation 1644-2001
London Jonathan Cape 1979 0224014714 / 9780224014717 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. Spine lightly sun-faded. Black & white illustrations. 344 pages Professor Clarke traces the evolving pattern of prediction. ID291891 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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27 Cohen, J.M. (editor) The Four Voyages of Christopher Columbus
London Penguin 1969 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Page edges starting to yellow. Illustrated with black and white maps. 320pp. ID178783 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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History in Quotations, Cohen, M.J. & Major, John
28 Cohen, M.J. & Major, John History in Quotations
London Cassell 2006 0304353876 / 9780304353873 Reprint Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A large heavy tome - please check postage with us. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 1008 pages Reflects 5000 years of world history. An exciting and original work of historical reference. Quotations have been selected for the light they shed on the key events, ideas and personalities in world history. ID198942 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Millennium, Coleman, Anthony. (editor).
29 Coleman, Anthony. (editor). Millennium
London Bantam Press 1999 0593044789 / 9780593044780 Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. 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 Photographs and plates 286 pages The book of the TV series covering a thousand years of history. ID213363 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Gateway to Atlantis, Collins, Andrew
30 Collins, Andrew Gateway to Atlantis
London Headline 2000 0747275548 / 9780747275541 1st Edition Softcover 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Good Condition++. Reading Crease to Cover and spine. 436 pages ID284527 
Price: 13.00 AUD
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Queensland's Railways from United Empire The Royal Colonial Institute Journal.  Volume IV (New Series) 1913, Colquhoun, Archibald R. [Editor]
31 Colquhoun, Archibald R. [Editor] Queensland's Railways from United Empire The Royal Colonial Institute Journal. Volume IV (New Series) 1913
London Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd 1915 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Red cloth boards. Ex Royal Society of South Australia Library with stamp to front pastedown and title page and several interior pages. Spine lightly faded. Fold out map. Illustrated with Black and White Plates 922 pages As well as the above 16 page article, contains many interesting articles, including The Pleasure Side of Australia; Canberra Australia's New Capital; Irrigation in Australia; Australia's Flourishing Young Industries; Australia and the empire; Imperial Defence and Closer Union; etc etc. Includes a comprehensive index at the front. ID267811 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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32 Connell, Charles World Famous Rebels
Feltham, UK Odhams Books Limited 1970 0600726533 / 9780600726531 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a plastic sleeve. Black & white illustrations. 256 pages ID229707 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Modern Times, Modern Places, Conrad, Peter
33 Conrad, Peter Modern Times, Modern Places
London Thames & Hudson 1999 0500281513 / 9780500281512 Reprint Softcover 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 752 pages A book of towering prescence, which takes us to the heart of what it has meant to be alive in the unique 20th Century- The Century that dared to question everything. ID295074 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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The Encyclopedia of Ancient Civilisations., Cotterell, Arthur
34 Cotterell, Arthur The Encyclopedia of Ancient Civilisations.
New York Mayflower Books 1980 083172790X / 9780831727901 1st US Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Small closed tear to the top spine at back (no loss) Black & white and Colour illustrations and photographs. 367 pages This book is the most comprehensive, informative encyclopedia on the subject. ID293018 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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35 Cottrell, Leonard The Anvil of Civilisation. An Outline of the Birth, Development and Inter-relationship of the Ancient Civilisations of Western Asia and the Mediterranean 400-400 B.C.
London Faber & Faber 1958 2nd Impression Hardbound 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 288 pages ID190273 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Disappeared. The stories of 35 historical disappearances from the Mary Celeste to Jimmy Hoffa, Crofton, Ian
36 Crofton, Ian The Disappeared. The stories of 35 historical disappearances from the Mary Celeste to Jimmy Hoffa
London Quercus 2008 1847247024 / 9781847247025 Softcover 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Spine lightly faded. Black & white illustrations. 171 pages ID255136 
Price: 13.00 AUD
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To-Day and To-Morrow. The Testing Period of the White Race, Curle, J. H.
37 Curle, J. H. To-Day and To-Morrow. The Testing Period of the White Race
London Methuen 1930 8th Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Half-title page and end page tanned. 218 pages Written by a South African mining engineer. Deals with the problems of race and population. Provoked some outrage at time of publication. ID293674 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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A World of Women: An Illustrated History of Women's Magazines, Dancyger, Irene
38 Dancyger, Irene A World of Women: An Illustrated History of Women's Magazines
Dublin Gill and Macmillan 1978 0717107302 / 9780717107308 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Tiny nick to top of DJ spine has removed some laminate. Black & white illustrations. 182 pages The history of women's magazines from 1640. Extensively illustrated with contemporary advertisements, engravings and photographs. ID276293 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Conquest.  A New History Of The Modern World, Day, David
39 Day, David Conquest. A New History Of The Modern World
Sydney Harper Collins Publishers 2005 0732277655 / 9780732277659 Reprint Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. Remainder mark to bottom-edge. 370 pages Bestselling author and prize winning historian David Day's ground-breaking history of the modern world. Exploring the prolonged and bloody processes that societies use to make other nations' lands their own. ID286594 
Price: 13.00 AUD
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The World Until Yesterday : What Can We Learn From Traditional Societies, Diamond, Jared
40 Diamond, Jared The World Until Yesterday : What Can We Learn From Traditional Societies
Melbourne Penguin Group Australia 2013 1846147581 / 9781846147586 Reprint Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. Prelim page clipped ta top. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 498 pages In this book the author reveals how tribal societies offer an extraordinary window into how our ancestors lived for millions of years - until virtually yesterday, in evolutionary terms - and provide unique often overlooked insights into human nature. ID274422 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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