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Image for For Good and Evil.  The Impact of Taxes on the Course of Civilization

For Good and Evil. The Impact of Taxes on the Course of Civilization

By: Adams, Charles

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Madison Books: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID308973

ISBN: 0819186317


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white illustrations. 530 pages View more info

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Nostalgia Spotlight on the Fifties

By: Anglo, Michael

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Universal Books: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID251342


Small Quarto Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made 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. View more info

Image for FRIENDSHIP'S GARLAND Being the conversations, letters and opinions of the late Arminius, Baron Von Thunder-Ten-Tronckh

FRIENDSHIP'S GARLAND Being the conversations, letters and opinions of the late Arminius, Baron Von Thunder-Ten-Tronckh

By: Arnold, Matthew

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Smith Elder: 1897

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: ID99611


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. View more info

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Beyond The Border. The German-Jewish Legacy Abroad

By: Aschheim, Steven E.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Princeton, Princeton University Press: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID281745

ISBN: 0691122237


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. View more info

Image for Poverty, Wealth Dictatorship, Democracy. Resource Scarcity and the Origins of Dictatorship

Poverty, Wealth Dictatorship, Democracy. Resource Scarcity and the Origins of Dictatorship

By: Barkstrom, Jack

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Englewood, Colorado, Pericles Press: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID308831

ISBN: 096102240X


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Several faint stains to covers. 535 pages Examines the proposition that the amount of resources a country possesses determines whether it becomes a democracy or a dictatorship. View more info

Image for The Real Middle Earth. Magic and Mystery in the Dark Ages

The Real Middle Earth. Magic and Mystery in the Dark Ages

By: Bates, Brian

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson: 2002

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Seller ID: ID300860

ISBN: 0283073535


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 292 pages View more info

Image for The Spice of Life. Pleasures of the Victorian Age

The Spice of Life. Pleasures of the Victorian Age

By: Beaver, Patrick

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Elm Tree Books: 1979

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID279583

ISBN: 0241893666


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. View more info

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The Shape of the World

By: Berthon, Simon & Robinson, Andrew

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, George Philip: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID299936

ISBN: 0540012297


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with colour photographs and drawings. 192 pages "The Shape of our World" is also a history of the conquest of our planet. View more info

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A Short History of the 20th Century

By: Blainey, Geoffrey

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Viking: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID285587

ISBN: 0670042730


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 View more info

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A Short History of the World

By: Blainey, Geoffrey

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Ringwood, Viking: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID276866

ISBN: 0670880361


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white maps. 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. ix, 669 pages The story of the world's people during the last four million years. View more info

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The Discoverers

By: Boorstin, Daniel J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1983

Seller ID: ID281089

ISBN: 0394402294


Very Good condition. Covered in clear plastic by previous owner. xv, 745 pages A history of man's search to know his world and himself. This is the first in the Knowledge Trilogy that also includes The Creators and The Seekers. View more info

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The Illustrated Biographical Dictionary: Over 1000 Men and Women Who Have Shaped History

By: Boughton, Simon

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Blitz Editions: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID244360

ISBN: 1856050629


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs and Plates 318 pages As entertaining as it is informative. View more info

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1000 Inventions and Discoveries

By: Bridgman, Roger

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Dorling Kindersley: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID270682

ISBN: 0751339288


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. View more info

Image for New World and Pacific Civilizations Cultures of America, Asia, and the Pacific [The Illustrated History of Humankind Volume 4]

New World and Pacific Civilizations Cultures of America, Asia, and the Pacific [The Illustrated History of Humankind Volume 4]

By: Burenhult, Goran [Editor]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: St Lucia, University of Queensland Press: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID143713

ISBN: 0702226793


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. . View more info

Image for Two Medieval Outlaws: Eustace the Monk and Fouke Fitz Waryn

Two Medieval Outlaws: Eustace the Monk and Fouke Fitz Waryn

By: Burgess, Glyn

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cambridge, D.S. Brewer: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID8107

ISBN: 0859914380


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 210pages. View more info

Image for The Rise and Fall of King Cotton

The Rise and Fall of King Cotton

By: BURTON, Anthony

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch/BBC: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID7693

ISBN: 0233971483


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white illustrations. 240 pages. View more info

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Pilgrims of the Pacific

By: BUTTERWORTH, F. Edward

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Independence, Herald House: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID10771

ISBN: 083090106X


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. View more info

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'37-'39. Last Look Round

By: Caffrey, Kate

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London and New York, Gordon & Cremonesi: 1978

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Seller ID: ID259264

ISBN: 0860330664


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 175 pages A study of middle class society and culture in the years preceding the second world war. View more info

Image for The Rise and Fall of the Communist Revolution

The Rise and Fall of the Communist Revolution

By: Carroll, Warren H.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Front Royal, Virginia, Christendom Press: 2011

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID308292

ISBN: 093188859X


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition - minor dent to cover. B/W maps. 832 pages View more info

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Witness to History

By: Castleden, Rodney

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Eastbourne, Canary Press: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID277049

ISBN: 095574380X


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good laminated pictorial boards in a Very Good Dustjacket - now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve.. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. 208 pages A collection of first hand accounts written by people who saw major historic events take place. View more info