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81 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
82 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 Fabulous Ego: Absolute Power in History, Klonsky, Milton
83 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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84 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 Drift to War 1922-1939, Lamb, Richard
85 Lamb, Richard The Drift to War 1922-1939
London W.H. Allen 1989 1852271167 / 9781852271169 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. 372 pages A definitive account of British policy from the start of the League of Nations to war in 1939. ID213163 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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86 LEBOR, Adam A Heart Turned East: Among the Muslims of Europe and America
London Little Brown & Company 1997 0316878030 / 9780316878036 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size. Near Fine condition in Near Fine Dustjacket. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 322pages. ID9979 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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87 LEITHAUSER, Joachim Worlds Beyond the Horizon
London Allen & Unwin 1956 1st UK Edition Hardcover 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Some age-darkening to DJ spine and edges and light wear to book edges and corners. Black & white illustrations. 371pages A history of discovery and adventures from the days of Columbus. Translated from the German by Hugh Merrick ID824 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Cleopatra, Lindsay, Jack
88 Lindsay, Jack Cleopatra
London Constable & Co. Ltd 1971 0094570000 / 9780094570009 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. 560 pages ID296346 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Living Past the Great Civilizations of Mankind, Lissner, Ivar
89 Lissner, Ivar The Living Past the Great Civilizations of Mankind
London The Reprint Society 1960 Book Club Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ edgeworn. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. 448 pages. ID4259 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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One Day The Soldiers Came. Voices of Children In War, London, Charles
90 London, Charles One Day The Soldiers Came. Voices of Children In War
New York Harper Perennial 2007 0061463159 / 9780061463150 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with colour plates. A few pages are lightly creased at corners. Illustrated with colour plates and black and white maps. xviii, 265 pages + 16pages of P.S. Charles London takes the reader into the world of refugee children; their remarkable stories and drawings offer an indelible portrait of war. ID281222 
Price: 11.00 AUD
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91 Longmate, Norman The Water-Drinkers
London Hamish Hamilton 1968 241015203 Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic cover. DJ has some werar to edges. Illustrated with Black and White plates. xiii, 322 pages Indispensible to an understanding of nineteenth century history and fiction. ID240612 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Miscellaneous Essays and the Lays of Ancient Rome, Macaulay, Thomas Babington
92 Macaulay, Thomas Babington Miscellaneous Essays and the Lays of Ancient Rome
London The Home Library Book Co, George Newnes Ltd No Date. Circa early 20th century 1st thus Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Red cloth boards with leather and gilt spine. 528 pages ID298197 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Vikings!, Magnusson, Magnus
93 Magnusson, Magnus Vikings!
London The Bodley Head 1980 0370302729 / 9780370302720 1st thus 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. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 320 pages ID150064 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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A History of Reading., Manguel, Alberto
94 Manguel, Alberto A History of Reading.
London Flamingo 1997 0006546811 / 9780006546818 Reprint Softcover 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Very Good condition. 372 pages A history of reading. ID289180 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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The Lily and the Lion Royal France Great Britain [The Rise and Fall of Empires Series], Mansel, Philip and Winks, Robin
95 Mansel, Philip and Winks, Robin The Lily and the Lion Royal France Great Britain [The Rise and Fall of Empires Series]
London Cassell & Company Ltd 1981 0304307610 / 9780304307616 1st Edition Hardcover 
Quarto Size. Near Fine copy in Very Good+ dustjacket - now protected in purpose made plastic sleeve. Colour illustrations. The 9th volume in the "Rise and Fall of Empires" series. A lovely book in excellent condition. 168pages+ index Looks at these two great empires with carefully researched text and an unrivalled collection of colour illustrations. ID174376 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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96 May, Robin The Gold Rushes : From California to the Klondike
South Melbourne Macmillan 1977 0333229665 / 9780333229668 Hardback 
Small Quarto Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic cover. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 120 pages ID238763 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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The Secret of Chanel No. 5, Mazzeo, Tilar J.
97 Mazzeo, Tilar J. The Secret of Chanel No. 5
New York Harper 2010 0062048481 / 9780062048486 1st Edition Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations. 281 pages ID295104 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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98 McCullough, David Brave Companions. Portraits in History
New York Simon & Schuster 1992 0671792768 / 9780671792763 Reprint Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. 240 pages Profiles of exceptional men and women, past and present, who have not only shaped the course of history or changed how we see the world but whose stories express much that is timeless about the human condition. ID263888 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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99 McEvedy, Colin The Penguin Atlas of Medieval History
London Penguin 1985 0140511520 / 9780140511529 Softcover 
Oblong Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Light wear to edges and corners. Slight cracking to spine. Colour and black & white maps drawn by John Woodcock. 96 pages In 40 maps is the history of the great nomadic conquerors - Huns, Avars, Mongols and Turks, the Vikings, Normans and Crusaders. ID253748 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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The Human Web.  A Bird's-Eye View of World History, McNeill, J.R. & McNeill, William H.
100 McNeill, J.R. & McNeill, William H. The Human Web. A Bird's-Eye View of World History
New York W.W. Norton & Company 2003 039305179X / 9780393051797 1st US Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Black & White maps. 350 pages ID297937 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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