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1 A Gentleman with a Duster Seven Ages. A Brief and Simple Narrative of the Pilgrimage of the Human Mind as it Has Affected the English-Speaking World
London Mills & Boon 1923 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 188 pages ID278115 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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2 Allen, Walter [Editor] Transatlantic Crossing. American Visitors to Britain and British Visitors to America in the Nineteenth Century
London Heinemann 1971 0434018309 / 9780434018307 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. DJ has 'grubby'appearance with marks to front and slightly age-darkened spine. 332 pages Selected and with an Introduction by the Editor, this is an anthology of the findings and observations of some forty travellers between the two countries. ID274050 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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3 Anglo, Michael Nostalgia Spotlight on the Fifties
London Universal Books 1985 Reprint Hardback 
Small Quarto Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs and drawings. 122 pages One man's intensely personal impression of the decade of transition. ID251342 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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4 Anthony, Edward Thy Rod and Staff
London Little, Brown and Company 1995 0316906670 / 9780316906678 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. 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 plates. x, 323 pages This unique defence of the flagellatory impulse is an overview of the practice of flagellation, spanking, corporal punishment and sado-masochism using historical, literary and anecdotal material. ID275673 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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FRIENDSHIP'S GARLAND Being the conversations, letters and opinions of the late Arminius, Baron Von Thunder-Ten-Tronckh, Arnold, Matthew
5 Arnold, Matthew FRIENDSHIP'S GARLAND Being the conversations, letters and opinions of the late Arminius, Baron Von Thunder-Ten-Tronckh
London Smith Elder 1897 2nd Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size. VERY GOOD condition. No dustjacket. Some light marking to ivory coloured boards and spine is age-darkened. Pages starting to tan at edges. 172 pages Collected and edited with a dedicatory letter to Adolescens Leo Esq of the Daily Telegraph by Matthew Arnold. Arnold's clever and wittyy exploration of the culture and politics of the time through a series of letters with a fictitious German baron. First published in 1871. ID99611 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Beyond The Border. The German-Jewish Legacy Abroad, Aschheim, Steven E.
6 Aschheim, Steven E. Beyond The Border. The German-Jewish Legacy Abroad
Princeton Princeton University Press 2007 0691122237 / 9780691122236 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. xi, 194 pages Traces the odyssey of a fascinating group of German-speaking Zionists among them Martin Buber, Hans Kohn, Hannah Arendt, Theodor Arorno, Franz Rosenzweig etc. ID281745 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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7 Barber, Richard The Reign of Chivalry
Sydney A.H & A.W. Reed 1980 0589502255 / 9780589502256 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Colour and black & white illustrations. 208 pages Presents a broad picture of the chivalric world, and shows how chivalry affected or was affected by great social movements, great writers, and great events, and analyses the legacy it passed down to later ages. ID261816 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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8 Bayley, Stephen Taste. The secret meaning of things
London Faber & Faber 1991 0571147402 / 9780571147403 Softcover 
Small Quarto Size. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Light wear to edges and corners. 237 pages The author has drawn on a huge and varied range of sources to create the first synopsis of a subject which is notoriously ilusive and naggingly present. Fully illustrated with carefully chosen images which are tart interrruptions of a well-informed but witty text. ID258077 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Spice of Life. Pleasures of the Victorian Age, Beaver, Patrick
9 Beaver, Patrick The Spice of Life. Pleasures of the Victorian Age
London Elm Tree Books 1979 0241893666 / 9780241893661 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. Dustjacket has been covered with adhesive film by previous owner and stuck to covers. vii, 132 pages Traces the history of Victorian popular entertainment from pantomime to early cinema. ID279583 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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'Blackwood' Tales from the Outposts XII In Lighter Vein, Bethnell, Lieut.-Colonel L. A. [Edited by]
10 Bethnell, Lieut.-Colonel L. A. [Edited by] 'Blackwood' Tales from the Outposts XII In Lighter Vein
Edinburgh and London William Blackwood and Sons 1946 Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Full leather school prize binding. Gilt crest to face with raised bands and gilt to spine. Marbled endpapers and edges. Presentation plate to front pastedown. 336 pages ID291108 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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A Short History of the 20th Century, Blainey, Geoffrey
11 Blainey, Geoffrey A Short History of the 20th Century
Melbourne Viking 2005 0670042730 / 9780670042739 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. 561 pages ID285587 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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The Great Seesaw A new view of the Western World 1750-2000, Blainey, Geoffrey
12 Blainey, Geoffrey The Great Seesaw A new view of the Western World 1750-2000
South Melbourne Macmillan 1988 0333477618 / 9780333477618 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 355 pages ID290414 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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13 Borchsenius, Poul The Son of a Star
London George Allen & Unwin Ltd. 1960 1st UK Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 224 pages A history of the Jews from the destruction of Jerusalem by the Romans in the year 70 to Hadrian's suppression of Simeon's insurrection in 135. ID196131 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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14 Boyle, Charles (Ed) The Natural World
Amsterdam Time-Life Books 1991 0705409929 / 9780705409926 Hardback 
Small Quarto Size. Near Fine copy. Illustrated with colour plates. 175 pages ID91766 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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15 Bradshaw, Percy Seen in Perspective 1895-1945 A Panorama of Fifty Years
London Chapman & Hall 1946 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic cover. Gift inscription to front free endpaper (flyleaf). Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Printed on war economy paper. 219 pages ID237271 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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1000 Inventions and Discoveries, Bridgman, Roger
16 Bridgman, Roger 1000 Inventions and Discoveries
London Dorling Kindersley 2002 0751339288 / 9780751339284 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic cover. As new condition. Laminated photographic boards. Would be Fine but for Numbers neatly inked to upper corner of front free endpaper. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs as well as colour drawings by Peter Dennis. 256 pages Showcases 1,000 groundbreaking inventions and discoveries, from the accidental to meticulously worked-out theories. ID270682 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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New World and Pacific Civilizations Cultures of America, Asia, and the Pacific [The Illustrated History of Humankind Volume 4], Burenhult, Goran [Editor]
17 Burenhult, Goran [Editor] New World and Pacific Civilizations Cultures of America, Asia, and the Pacific [The Illustrated History of Humankind Volume 4]
St Lucia University of Queensland Press 1994 0702226793 / 9780702226793 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Fine condition in a Near Fine Dustjacket - DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 239 pages Volume 4 of the five volume series. The volume reveals the ancient wonders of the "new world" and Pacific Islands - including the civilizations of the Maya, Aztecs, and Inka; Native North Americans from prehistoric times through AD1850; the ancient occupation of the Pacific Islands and the unique development of Japanese culture. . ID143713 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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18 BURTON, Anthony The Rise and Fall of King Cotton
London Andre Deutsch/BBC 1984 0233971483 / 9780233971483 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Spine lightly sun-faded. Black & white illustrations. 240 pages. ID7693 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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19 Butler, Pierce Woman In All Ages and in All Countries: Women of Mediaeval France
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. x, 472pp Part of a 10 volume series dealing with women in history. Examines the life of women at the time as well as looking at some notable individuals. This volume includes Heloise of Heloise and Abelard, Blanche of Castile, Marie de Brabant, Joan of Arc etc. This is an original book in lovely condition and is not a print-on-demand copy. ID237086 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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Pilgrims of the Pacific, BUTTERWORTH, F. Edward
20 BUTTERWORTH, F. Edward Pilgrims of the Pacific
Independence Herald House 1974 083090106X / 9780830901067 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. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs and maps. 144 pages. Offers thought-provoking theories about human distribution on the face of the earth. Suggests possible routes overland across Asia and oceanic voyages which may have been taken by early migrants. ID10771 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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