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Larousse Encyclopedia of Modern History From 1500 to the present day., Dunan, Marcel (General Editor)
41 Dunan, Marcel (General Editor) Larousse Encyclopedia of Modern History From 1500 to the present day.
Middlesex, UK Paul Hamlyn 1972 0600360660 / 9780600360667 Reprint Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Good+ Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Some very minor chips to DJ. Spine very slightly sun-faded. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs and Illustrations. 173 pages ID288624 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Epic of Man, Editors of Life
42 Editors of Life The Epic of Man
New York Time Incorporated 1961 1st Edition Hardback 
Folio Size [38x28cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. A nice copy. Contained in Good slipcase. DJ is light rubbed as is the slipcase. Fold-out colour plates. Illustrated with colour photographs and fold-out colour plates. This is a heavy book and will cost more to ship internationally. Please contact us for a precise quote for your part of the world. 308 pages Chronicles the journey of man fro mprehistoric times to the first civilizations. Includes a section on Stone Age Cultures Today which includes Australian Aborigines, ID283006 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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Woman In All Ages and in All Countries:  Women of The Romance Countries, Effinger, John
43 Effinger, John Woman In All Ages and in All Countries: Women of The Romance Countries
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. Some offset to endpapers. viii, 401pp Part of a 10 volume series dealing with women in history. This volume deals with the women of Italy and Spain from Medieval to Nineteenth century. ID237084 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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Historical Atlas of Empires From 4000BC to the 21st Century, Farrington, Karen
44 Farrington, Karen Historical Atlas of Empires From 4000BC to the 21st Century
New York Checkmark Books 2002 081604788X / 9780816047888 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. Colour and black & white illustrations. 192 pages ID294917 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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St. Patrick's Day. A Celebration, Farrington, Karen; Constable, Nick
45 Farrington, Karen; Constable, Nick St. Patrick's Day. A Celebration
London PRC Publishing 1998 1856484440 / 9781856484442 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 31cm). Fine condition in a Near Fine Dustjacket - DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Laminated pictorial boards. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs as well as colour and black and white drawings. 144 pages The world over celebrates the vision and passion of the man who brought Christianity to Ireland. St. Patrick's life, teachings, and legacy are recounted with the development of the celebration of St. Paddy's day around the world. ID272380 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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46 Feltwell, Dr. John The Story of Silk
Stroud, Gloucestershire Alan Sutton Publishing 1990 0862996112 / 9780862996116 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 26cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good [Price-Clipped] Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs as well as black and white drawings and maps. Personal nameplate to lwer front pastedown. xiv, 233 pages Looks at every aspect of silk, from its spread along the Silk Road to Europe and America and links with the Pacific trade routes to the unique natural history of the silkworm and the mulberry tree. ID276603 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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The War of the World. History's Age of Hatred, Ferguson, Niall
47 Ferguson, Niall The War of the World. History's Age of Hatred
London Penguin Books 2007 0141013826 / 9780141013824 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. lxxi, 746 pages A re-telling of history's most savage century as a continual war that raged for 100 years. ID282635 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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48 FERRELL, Robert H. (General Editor) The Twentieth Century: An Almanac
London Harrap 1986 0245543937 / 9780245543937 1st Edition Hardcover 
Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket, small tear to dustjacket at top of spine. B/w photos 512pages ID1583 
Price: 16.50 AUD
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A Woman's Place. An illustrated history of women at home from the Roman villa to the Victorian town house, Filbee, Marjorie
49 Filbee, Marjorie A Woman's Place. An illustrated history of women at home from the Roman villa to the Victorian town house
London Ebury Press 1980 0852231547 / 9780852231548 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size[18x25cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 160 Pages Presented in fascinating detail, this is the story of Britain's past seen through the eyes of women whose lives revolved around the home from the pampered ease of the lady of the Roman villa to the hard grind of the cottage woman's lot. ID284881 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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50 Fisher, John Eye-Witness: An Anthology of British Reporting
London Cassell 1960 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a plastic sleeve. 284 pages ID248349 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Cook, The Discoverer [ Australian Maritime Series Number Six], Forster, Georg
51 Forster, Georg Cook, The Discoverer [ Australian Maritime Series Number Six]
Sydney Hordern House 2007[1787] 1875567496 / 9781875567492 Facsimile Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. A Near Fine copy. Quarter leather with speckled papered boards. Limited to 1050 copies. Previous owners blind-stamp to front free endpaper. The book includes a facsimile of the original German book [in German] with a new English translation to rear. Black & white illustrations. Australian Maritime Museum Series No 6. 276 pages In 1787, 8 years after the death of Captain Cook, the German naturalist and philosopher, George Forster, completed his remarkable essay 'Cook the Discoverer'. Written as the introduction to his German translation to the official account of Cook's third voyage. This handsome reproduction contains both the German version and the English translation. ID265873 
Price: 250.00 AUD
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52 Franck, Irene M. & Brownstone, David M. Harvesters
New York Facts on File Publications 1987 0816014442 / 9780816014446 1st Edition Hardback 
sm4to. Very Good condition in Very Good DJ, now protected. A volume in the Work Through History series. Bottom edge very lightly rubbed and top corners lightly bumped. Minor damage to front end paper where DJ was stuck down. This book details the history of occupations such as bee keepers, farmers, divers, hunters, whalers etc. Contains b/w illustrations. 139 pages ID187177 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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53 Frayling, Christopher Strange Landscapes. A Journey Through the Middle Ages
London BBC Books 1995 0563369655 / 9780563369653 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. An excellent copy. Illustrated with colour plates and photographs and black and white maps. 224 pages The author speculates on the modern fascination with the Middle Ages. ID275915 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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54 Freeman, John Shrinking the World. The 4000-year story of how email came to rule our lives
Melbourne Text Publishing 2009 1921520949 / 9781921520945 1st Edition Trade Paperback 
Very Good+ condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 247 pages This is the story of a revolution: how technology has shaped the way we communicate, think and live. ID269474 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Settlement & Encounter Geographical Studies presented to Sir Grenfell Price, Gale, Fay & Lawton, Graham H. [Editors]
55 Gale, Fay & Lawton, Graham H. [Editors] Settlement & Encounter Geographical Studies presented to Sir Grenfell Price
Melbourne Oxford University Press 1969 0195500857 / 9780195500851 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Spine a bit rubbed. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs, Maps & Diagrams. 251 pages A collection of studies by a number of different authorities, all concerned with the main theme of contact, and often conflict, between man and his environment. Papers include one by Michael Williams on patterns of settlement in South Australia, F.H. Bauer's paper on attempts to settle in the humid tropics of Northern Australia, and Fay Gale's paper on change in the Aboriginal population since the advent of European man - among others. ID268459 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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56 Gavet-Imbert, Michele ( General Editor) The Guinness Book of Explorers and Exploration
London Guinness Publishing 1991 0851129730 / 9780851129730 Reprint Hardback 
Quarto Size. Very Good copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a plastic sleeve. Illustrated with colour photographs and drawings. 279 pages ID238338 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Atlas of Jewish History, Gilbert, Martin
57 Gilbert, Martin Atlas of Jewish History
London Dorset Press 1984 0880290188 / 9780880290180 3rd Edition [Revised] Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white maps. Originally published as Jewish History Atlas. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. This edition has seventeen [17] new maps. 121 pages Traces the history, worldwide migrations, the achievements and the life of the Jewish people from ancient Mesopotamia to the time of publication. ID277645 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Argonaut, Gladstone, George [Editor]
58 Gladstone, George [Editor] The Argonaut
London Hodder & Stoughton No DateCirca 1897 1st Edition 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Overall in Very Good condition. Front hinge cracked but solid. Decorated green cloth boards - just a little rubbed on the base. Black & white illustrations. Presentation plate to prelims. 384 pages Includes an article [pp48-51] on a massacre of Aborigines by white settlers in Victoria. ID295575 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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Wonders of the World, Goldhill, Simon; Barber, Richard; Rabb, Theodore K. & Glancey, Jonathan
59 Goldhill, Simon; Barber, Richard; Rabb, Theodore K. & Glancey, Jonathan Wonders of the World
London The Folio Society 2006 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm] Fine condition in Fine slipcase. A like new copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 308 pages ID242191 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Questioning the Millennium. A Rationalist's Guide To a Precisely Arbitrary Countdown, Gould, Stephen Jay
60 Gould, Stephen Jay Questioning the Millennium. A Rationalist's Guide To a Precisely Arbitrary Countdown
London Jonathan Cape 1997 0224043897 / 9780224043892 1st thus Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine condition. Black & white illustrations. 190 pages Gould examines the rational and religious roots of the human fascination with the millennium. ID283367 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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