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Image for Old New Zealand: a tale of the good old times, and a history of the war in the north against the chief Heke, in the year 1845, told by an old chief of the Ngapuhi tribe, also Maori traditions

Old New Zealand: a tale of the good old times, and a history of the war in the north against the chief Heke, in the year 1845, told by an old chief of the Ngapuhi tribe, also Maori traditions

By: A Pakeha Maori (Frederick Edward Maning)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: New Zealand, Whitcombe & Tombs: 1948

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 43305

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in blue cloth with black titles, a little used copy with no inscriptions. xxxvi + pages, 19 illustrations on plates, notes, bibliography View more info

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The Times atlas of European history

By: Almond, Mark; Black, Jeremy; Bereznay, Andras et al

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Times Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 60947

ISBN: 0723006016

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is creased at top edge of front cover. 206 pages, maps in the text, bibliography, index View more info

Weekly illustrated: 8 issues Vol 1 nos. 46, 48, 49, 50, 51 & 52 (18 May - 29 June 1935) and Vol 2 nos. 1 & 2 (6 July & 13 July 1935)

By: Anon

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Odhams Press Ltd.: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 53915

Condition: Poor


8 large format, stapled magazines, covers worn, creased and torn at edges, detached (but present) on 2 issues, no inscriptions except on no 2, which has a front cover of the Queen Mother with a baby Princess Elizabeth and a comment in pencil 'She never touched the baby without gloves'. 28 pages, photos throughout. Several articles about the Dionne quins, lots of pictures of royalty (British and foreign), learn to play tennis with Dan Maskell, sporting events, Hendon Air ... View more info

Sudan past and present

By: Anon

Price: £5.00

Publisher: The British Museum: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 56398

Condition: Good


Clean and tightly bound paperback original, stapled spine, glossy pictorial covers, no inscriptions, appears little used. 22 pages, illustrations in the text View more info

Image for Christmas 1919: Illustrated London News facsimile

Christmas 1919: Illustrated London News facsimile

By: Anon

Price: £7.00

Publisher: New English Library: 1970

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 58373

Condition: Good


Clean and tightly bound, large format magazine, spine creased, glossy pictorial covers, short closed tear at front edge, no inscriptions. Unpaginated, photos and illustrations in the text View more info

Image for The centuries: a chronological synopsis of history on the 'space- for- time' method

The centuries: a chronological synopsis of history on the 'space- for- time' method

By: Anon (J. Hutchinson)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: West, Newman & Co.: 1897

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 20401

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback bound in green cloth with gilt titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, no inscriptions, hinges cracked but holding. viii + 122 numbered pages (but several leaves are not numbered), foldout chronological table, index. Heavy book View more info

Tables of ancient coins, weights and measures: explain'd and exemplified in several dissertations

By: Arbuthnot, Charles

Price: £100.00

Publisher: J. Tonson: 1727

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 64139

Condition: Poor with No dust jacket as issued


A binding copy. Of the original binding the leather spine with the remains of 5 raised bands and title label are still present but the boards are both missing. The rear marbled endpaper is still present but detached, and the front one is missing. The blank front endpaper is fox-spotted and there are some minor edge tears to the first & last few pages. Otherwise a complete copy, and the foldout table is undamaged. All edges are gilt. [xii] + 328 + 18 tables at rear View more info

The Observer: 13 November 1966. Dead Sea Scrolls, pre Masada Exhibition issue

By: Astor, David (ed)

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Observer Magazine Ltd: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 60017

Condition: Good


Clean and tightly bound magazine, stapled spine, pictorial covers creased and chipped at the edges, no inscriptions. 46 pages, illustrations in the text View more info

Image for Der Vorgeschichtliche Mensch: Ursprung und Entwickelung des Menschengeschlechtes. Für Gebildete aller Stände.

Der Vorgeschichtliche Mensch: Ursprung und Entwickelung des Menschengeschlechtes. Für Gebildete aller Stände.

By: Baer, Wilhelm

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Germany, Verlag von Otto Spamer: 1874

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 36576

Condition: Good


Clean hardback tightly bound in black half leather with gilt titles and spine bands over blue marbled paper on boards, red sprinkled edges, worn at corners, some browning, no inscriptions. xxx + 576 pages, 610 engravings in the text and 10 plates, index. Text in German View more info

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Calamities of the World

By: Banner, Hubert S.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Hurst & Blackett: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15776

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback bound in green cloth with gilt titles, cloth a little worn at corners, no inscriptions or marks, part of dustjacket laid in. 286 pages, 16 plates. Includes The Paris charity bazaar affair; the tragic fate of H.M.S. Captain; the Silvertown munition-works explosion; the 'Black Hole' of Paris; London's second biggest blaze; the great Kingston earthquake; the catastrophic storms of 1881; the Paisley cinema tragedy; the French floods of 1875; the 1906 Vesuvius ... View more info

Image for Their finest hour: saga of India's December Victory

Their finest hour: saga of India's December Victory

By: Bhargava, G. S.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: India, Vikas Publishing House: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 51976

ISBN: 0706901932

Condition: Very Good in Poor dust jacket


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a tatty priceclipped dustjacket, torn with loss to the front panel. xvi + 168 pages, photos on plates, maps in the text View more info

Image for China under the Empress Dowager: being the history of the life and times of Tzu Hsi

China under the Empress Dowager: being the history of the life and times of Tzu Hsi

By: Bland, J. O. P. & Backhouse, E

Price: £15.00

Publisher: William Heinemann: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 63699

Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


Hardback tightly bound in green cloth with gilt & black titles & red cartouche, cloth is badly damp-affected & looks awful, but internally excellent, no inscriptions. xvi + 526 pages, tissue-guarded frontispiece and 28 illustrations on plates, map, appendix, index View more info

The world of late antiquity: AD 150-750

By: Brown, Peter

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Thames and Hudson Ltd: 1989

Edition: Reprint; Second Printing

Seller ID: 56491

ISBN: 0500330220

Condition: Good


Clean and tightly bound paperback, name (inked over) and date on front endpaper, spine uncreased, generally appears little used. 216 pages, illustrations in the text, chronology, bibliography, index. View more info

Image for The Holocaust is over; we must rise from its ashes

The Holocaust is over; we must rise from its ashes

By: Burg, Avraham

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan: 2008

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 48541

ISBN: 0230607527

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound hardback book with no marks or inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. xviii + 254 pages, notes, index View more info

Image for Lettre a M. Dacier relative a l'alphabet des hieroglyphes phonetiques: employes par les Egyptiens pour inscrire sur leurs monuments les titres les noms et les surnoms des souverains Grecs et Romains

Lettre a M. Dacier relative a l'alphabet des hieroglyphes phonetiques: employes par les Egyptiens pour inscrire sur leurs monuments les titres les noms et les surnoms des souverains Grecs et Romains

By: Champollion, M. Le Jeune

Price: £9.00

Publisher: France, Fontfroide: 1989

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 57692

Condition: Good


Texte en Francais. Clean, tightly bound paperback, French binding, spine creased, card covers rubbed, no inscriptions. Appears unread as some pages uncut. 88 pages, appendix View more info

Image for A different light: ways of being Australian

A different light: ways of being Australian

By: Chryssides, Helen

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Australia, Harpercollins: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 62779

ISBN: 1863714464

Condition: Fair


Clean, tightly bound paperback, spine sunned, card covers creased at corners, page edges tanned, no inscriptions. viii + 208 pages, photos in the text View more info

Under cover: cover ups - espionage - covert action. Nos 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5 (Dec/Jan, Feb/ Mar, Apr/May, June & July 1993)

By: Clarke, Brian M. (ed)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Oldham, Newsstand Publications: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 60018

Condition: Very Good


5 clean and tightly bound magazines, stapled spines, pictorial covers rubbed at the edges, no inscriptions. 62 pages, illustrations in the text View more info

Image for Turning points in Australian history

Turning points in Australian history

By: Crotty, Martin & Roberts, David Andrew (eds)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Australia, UNSW Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 44243

ISBN: 1921410566

Condition: Very Good


Clean and tightly bound paperback original, no inscriptions, spine uncreased, appears little used. xii + 302 pages, notes, index. View more info

The Chinese experience

By: Dawson, Raymond

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 52519

ISBN: 0297774034

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in an unclipped dustjacket which is partially faded from red to pink at the spine. xxvi + 318 pages, illustrations on 24 plates, map, chronology, notes, bibliography, index. A volume from the 'History of civilisation' series View more info

Image for The rise and fall of British India: imperialism as inequality

The rise and fall of British India: imperialism as inequality

By: de Schweinitz, Karl

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Methuen & Company: 1983

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 33748

ISBN: 0416335403

Condition: Very Good


Clean and tightly bound paperback original, spine faded, no inscriptions, appears little used. x + 276 pages, notes, bibliography, index View more info