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61 Hale, John [Editor] Settlers. Being extracts from the journals and letters of early colonists in Canada, Australia, South Africa and New Zealand.
London Faber & Faber 1950 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 408 pages ID257883 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Courtesan The Part she has Played in Classic and Modern Literature and in Life, Hayward, C.
62 Hayward, C. The Courtesan The Part she has Played in Classic and Modern Literature and in Life
London The Casanova Society 1926 Limited Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Good Condition. Some rubbing to cloth spine and book is moderately foxed inside and the edges. Illustrated with black & white plates. 492 pages Limited edition of 1380 copies of which this is copy number 274. ID288694 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Cities and Civilisations, Hibbert, Christopher
63 Hibbert, Christopher Cities and Civilisations
London The Folio Society 2003 1st thus Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good+ condition in a Very Good Slipcase. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. 279 pages Abridged version. ID205434 
Price: 28.00 AUD
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64 Hope, Christopher Brothers Under The Skin: Travels in Tyranny
London Macmillan 2003 1405005564 / 9781405005562 Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. Light wear to edges and corners. Some pages are lightly creased at corner. Small closed tear to edge of half title page. 280 pages ID261304 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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The Oxford History of the Twentieth Century, Howard, Michael & Louis, Wm. Roger (Editors)
65 Howard, Michael & Louis, Wm. Roger (Editors) The Oxford History of the Twentieth Century
London Oxford University Press 1998 0198204280 / 9780198204282 1st Edition Hardbound 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good+ in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. xxii, 458 pages Making sense of the century in a single volume, including extensive chronology and Further Reading sections. ID256989 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Bath Archives. A Further Selection from the Diaries and Letters of Sir George Jackson From 1809 to 1816 in Two Volumes, Jackson, Sir George ( Edited by Lady Jackson )
66 Jackson, Sir George ( Edited by Lady Jackson ) The Bath Archives. A Further Selection from the Diaries and Letters of Sir George Jackson From 1809 to 1816 in Two Volumes
Elibron Classics Facsimile Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Two volume set. Both volumes are very good condition. viii, 450 pages and x, 517 pages A facsimile of the 1873 edition published by Richard Bentley and Son, London. Excellent index. First hand account of this stirring period in history from the pen of a British diplomat. ID268230 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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A History of The Vikings, Jones, Gwyn
67 Jones, Gwyn A History of The Vikings
London Book Club Associates 1973 0192850636 / 9780192850638 Book Club 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. Slight crack at title page. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 504 pages General history of the vikings. ID294843 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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68 Jordan, Michael Cults Prophecies, Practices & Personalities
1996 1858681677 / 9781858681672 Hardback 
Quarto Size. NEAR FINE copy in VERY GOOD dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a mylar (plastic) sleeve. Colour and black & white illustrations. 128 pages ID208500 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Engaging Rome and Jerusalem: Historical Essays for our Time, Judge, Edwin; Selected and Edited by Stuart Piggin
69 Judge, Edwin; Selected and Edited by Stuart Piggin Engaging Rome and Jerusalem: Historical Essays for our Time
North Melbourne Australian Scholarly Publishing 2014 1925003906 / 9781925003901 1st Edition Trade Paperback 
MINT - a NEW copy. xxxiii, 371 pages Edwin Judge, a leading Australian historian, diagnoses the angst and contradictions in modern civilisation in terms of the unresolved tension between Classical and biblical thought. Includes forty of Judge's more popular writings and public lectures. They address the issues of today, such as political conflict, democracy, education, public and private schooling, the role of the university, marriage and the family, women in the Church, values and multiculturalism, the meaning of history and the historical authenticity of the Bible. ID289363 
Price: 36.95 AUD
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Between Worlds. Interpreters, Guides, & Survivors, Karttunen, Frances
70 Karttunen, Frances Between Worlds. Interpreters, Guides, & Survivors
New Brunswick Rutgers University Press 1994 0813520304 / 9780813520308 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. 364 pages Spanning the globe and centuries looks at 16 men and women who served as interpreters and guides to conquerors, missionaries, explorers, soldiers and anthropologists. ID205263 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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71 Katz, David S.& Popkin, Richard H. Messianic Revolution
New York Hill and Wang 2000 0809068869 / 9780809068869 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. 302 pages Radical religious politics to the end of the second millenium. ID224178 
Price: 13.00 AUD
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The Royal Geographical Society History of World Exploration, Keay, John [General Editor]
72 Keay, John [General Editor] The Royal Geographical Society History of World Exploration
London Hamlyn 1991 0600568199 / 9780600568193 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Colour and black & white illustrations. 320 pages Each section consists of a narrative history of the exploration of a particular continent or region, together with special features on the explorers themselves and their expedition and equipment. It is also accompanied by a map on which is plotted the routes of all the chief explorers. ID244467 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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73 Key, Charles The Story Of The Twentieth-Century Exploration
London George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd 1969 Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size. VERY GOOD condition. No dustjacket. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 286 pages ID223417 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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74 Keylin, Arleen The Fabulous Fifties
New York Arno Press 1978 0405115180 / 9780405115189 1st Edition Hardcover 
Quarto Size. VERY GOOD in VERY GOOD Dustjacket. DJ protected in Mylar cover. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 256pages ID185235 
Price: 16.50 AUD
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75 Kingston, Jeremy and Lambert, David Catastrophe and Crisis. Natural and man-made disasters that shook the world
Sydney Books for Pleasure 1980 0729601706 / 9780729601702 reprint Hardcover 
Quarto Size. VERY GOOD in VERY GOOD Dustjacket. Small tear to DJ at head of spine. DJ now protected. 336 pages ID8110 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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The Woman Who Laughed at God: The Untold History of Jewish People, Kirsch, Jonathan
76 Kirsch, Jonathan The Woman Who Laughed at God: The Untold History of Jewish People
New York Viking 2001 0670030090 / 9780670030095 Reprint Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 317 pages A lively and at times controversial journey through Jewish history. ID277996 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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The First Century. Emperors, Gods, and Everyman, Klingaman, William
77 Klingaman, William The First Century. Emperors, Gods, and Everyman
London Hamish Hamilton 1991 0241128870 / 9780241128879 1st UK Edition 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 illustrations. 402 pages ID253609 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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The Fabulous Ego: Absolute Power in History, Klonsky, Milton
78 Klonsky, Milton The Fabulous Ego: Absolute Power in History
New York Quadrangle/The New York Times Book Co 1974 0812904907 / 9780812904901 1st thus Hardback 
Large Octavo Size. Very Good copy in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 436 pages Intimate portraits of 15 of the greatest monarchs of history whose absolute power over their subjects was bounded only by their will and imagination. Includes Sardanapalus, Shih Huang Ti, Elgabalous, Harun Al-Rashid, Justinian and Theodora, Tamerlane, Pope Alexander VI, Ivan the Terrible, Akbar the Great, The Grand Signor, Charles 1, Louis XV, Catherine the Great, and Napoleon ID249625 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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79 Lacey, Robert; Danziger, Danny The Year 1000. What Life Was Like At the Turn of the First Milennium. An Englishman's World
London Little, Brown and Company 1999 0316643750 / 9780316643757 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. 230 pages A vivid and surprising portrait of life in England in the year AD 1000. ID273137 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Travels of Marco Polo, Latham, Ronald (Translated and Introduced by)
80 Latham, Ronald (Translated and Introduced by) The Travels of Marco Polo
London The Folio Society 1969 2nd Impression Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in a Very Good Slipcase. Bookplate to the preliminary pages. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. 310 pages ID294717 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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