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English Journey : being a rambling but truthful account of what one man saw and heard and felt and thought during a journey through England during the autumn of the year 1933.
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The Romanovs : ruling Russia 1613-1917., HUGHES, Lindsey.
The Romanovs : ruling Russia 1613-1917.
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The Life of Charlemagne.
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The Art of Heraldry : an encyclopaedia of armory., FOX-DAVIES, Arthur Charles.
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Cawnpore., TREVELYAN, Sir George.
Cawnpore.
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A History of Soviet Russia : in 14 volumes (complete)., CARR, E.H.
A History of Soviet Russia : in 14 volumes (complete).
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After Tamerlane : the global history of Empire since 1405., DARWIN, John.
After Tamerlane : the global history of Empire since 1405.
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An Introduction to Eighteenth Century France., LOUGH, David.
An Introduction to Eighteenth Century France.
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1 Archaeologia, or Miscellaneous Tracts relating to Antiquity, Volume CIX.
London Society of Antiquaries 1991 
4to. 244pp, 55 plates on art paper, many other figures/illus, some folding. Original cloth. Very good. ***Articles: Giant's Hills 2 Long Barrow, Lincolnshire; The Pre-Flavian Military Belt: evidence from Britain; Abbot Berkyng's Tapestries and Matthew Paris's Life of St Edward the Confessor; The Discoveries of the Westminster Retable; Le Jeu de la Hache: a 15thC Treatise on the Technique of Chivalric Axe Combat; The Pilgrims' Hall, Winchester; The Papal Palace at Sourges; Anne of Denmark's Jewellery Inventory. 
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2 Archaeologia, or Miscellaneous Tracts relating to Antiquity, Volume CVIII.
London Society of Antiquaries 1986 
4to. 262pp, 93 plates on art paper, many other figures/illus, some folding. Original cloth-textured papered boards. Very good. ***Articles: Roman Silver Cups from Hockwold, Norfolk; Silver Picture Plates of Late Antiquity; The Reculver Cross; Anglo-Saxon Friezes at Beedon-on-the-Hill, Leicestershire; Contemporary Artefacts illustrated in Late Saxon manuscripts; Excavations at Fountain Abbey, North Yorkshire; The Glass of Herkenrode Abbey; The Arnold Lulls Book of Jewels and the Court Jewellers of Queen Anne of Denmark; The Devonshire Parure. 
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3 ALCOCK, Leslie. WAS THIS CAMELOT? Excavations at Cadbury Castle 1966 - 1970.
New York Stein and Day 1972 
4to. 224pp, 15 colour plates, 95b&w plates, 36 line drawings. Original cloth (top corners bumped, small marks) with dustwrapper (back rubbed). Bookplate tipped in on ffep. Very good to good. 
Price: 33.00 AUD
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4 Anthony Huxley (ed). STANDARD ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE WORLD'S OCEANS AND ISLANDS.
New York G.P. Putnam's Sons 1962 
First edn. 383pp, well illus with b&w and colour photographs, maps. Cloth with d/w (trifling wear). Owner's name on t.p. and stamp on tail edges. Very good. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Hannibal., BAKER, G.P.
5 BAKER, G.P. Hannibal.
London Eveleigh Nash 1930 
332pp, frontis, 5 maps. Original cloth, extremities a trifle rubbed. Owners' names on front paste-down. A very good clean copy. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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6 BARZUN, Jacques. Classic, Romantic and Modern.
London Secker & Warburg 1962 
xxii, 255pp. Original cloth (small area of fading at head of spine) with dustwrapper (silverfishing, chips and tears, spine discoloured). Edges lightly yellowed with a scatter of spots and slight stain on top edges. Interior clean and fresh. Owner's name on front free endpaper. Good. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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7 BATEY, Mavis. The Historic Gardens of Oxford and Cambridge.
London Macmillan 1989 
Photographs by Hugh Palmer. Small quarto. 192pp, colour frontispiece, illustrated in colour and black and white. Notes and References. Index. Original cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Very good. ISBN 0333446801 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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8 BENNETT, Peter. A Very Desolate Position: The Story of the Birth and Establishment of a Mid-Victorian Public School.
Fleetwood, UK Rossall Archives 1992 
Revised edition. Quarto. 152pp, colour frontispiece, illustrated in colour and black and white, plans, tables. Indices. Original cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (some fading on spine and adjacent areas). Minor bumps on lower corners, otherwise very good. ISBN 0951962817 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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9 BENNETT, Peter. Rossall Will Be What You Make It.
Fleetwood, UK Rossall Archives 1992 
Quarto. 244pp, colour frontispiece, illustrated in colour and black and white. Original cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Minor bumps top corners, signed by author on title page. Very good. ISBN 0951962809 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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10 BERNIER, Olivier. Pleasure and Privilege : life in France, Naples and America 1770-1790.
New York Doubleday & Company 1981 
Foreword by Louis Auchincloss. xii, 290pp, black & white illustrations. Cloth with dustwrapper (spine sunned, minor wear on extremities, a couple of tape repairs). A good clean copy. ISBN 0385157800 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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The Pilgrim Fathers : a journal of their coming to New England and their life and adventures there., BESTERMAN, Theodore (edited, with a preface and notes by).
11 BESTERMAN, Theodore (edited, with a preface and notes by). The Pilgrim Fathers : a journal of their coming to New England and their life and adventures there.
London Golden Cockerel Press 1939 
Eight engravings by Geoffrey Wales. Reprinted from the rare 1622 edition. #229 of 300 copies. Tall 8vo. 88pp. Quarter leather and beige cloth (a bit spotted). Very clean inside. Very good. 
Price: 185.00 AUD
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The Living Past of Greece : a time-traveller's tour of historic and prehistoric places., BURN, A.R. and Mary.
12 BURN, A.R. and Mary. The Living Past of Greece : a time-traveller's tour of historic and prehistoric places.
Boston & Toronto Little, Brown & Company 1980 
First American edition. Foreword by Lawrence Durrell. Small 4to. 288pp, well illustrated with black & white photographs, maps and diagrams. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (light creasing on back). Light offsetting on half-title page. Lacks front free endpaper. Good+ ISBN 0316117102 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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A History of Soviet Russia : in 14 volumes (complete)., CARR, E.H.
13 CARR, E.H. A History of Soviet Russia : in 14 volumes (complete).
London Macmillan 1978 
Reprint. 14 volumes, without the slipcases. Blue cloth with dustwrappers. The wrapper spines are a little sunned (uniformly) and the head and tail edges of some of the boards have a little light silverfishing. A very good clean set, with the wrappers now in protective sleeves. ISBN 0333242165 *** The Bolshevik Revolution 1917-1923 (3 volumes); The Interregnum 1923-1924; Socialism in One Country 1924-1926 (3 volumes in four); Foundations of a Planned Economy 1926-1929 (3 volumes in six). ***Additional postage will be required for this set. 
Price: 500.00 AUD
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14 CHAMBERS, J.D. Population, Economy, and Society in Pre-Industrial England.
London Oxford University Press 1972 
Edited with a Preface and Introduction by W.A. Armstrong. 162pp. Soft covers (spine faded). Pages yellowed. Good. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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15 CHANDLER, Richard. TRAVELS IN ASIA MINOR 1764 - 1765.
London Trustees of the British Museum 1971 
Edited and abridged by Edith Clay. Appreciation of William Pars by Andrew Wilton. 253pp, colour frontis, b&w plates. Cloth with d/w (spine sunned, head and tail of spine and corners rubbed, small scuff on front). Very good. 
Price: 95.00 AUD
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Travels in Persia., CHARDIN, Sir John.
16 CHARDIN, Sir John. Travels in Persia.
Amsterdam/New York N. Israel/Da Capo Press 1971 
With an Introduction by Sir Percy Sykes. Facsimile of the 1927 edition (Argonaut Press #3), itself a reprint of the 1720 edition. Small 4to. xxx, 288pp, b&w illustrations (2 folding). Synthetic cloth with title labels. A fine clean copy. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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17 CHARLESWORTH, Maria Louisa. England's Yeomen : from life in the nineteenth century.
London Seeley, Jackson, & Halliday 1861 
404pp, illustrated frontispiece and title page. Original blind decorated blue cloth with gilt spine titling (some rubbing, spine discoloured, corners bumped). Edges discoloured. Half a dozen light spots on first couple of leaves; a couple of small pressed flowers with associated light staining, and some small patches of light staining where others may have been present; otherwise interior clean and fresh. Owner's inscription on Preface page. Good+. *** Improving fiction, of a religious bent, by the social reformer Maria Louisa Charlesworth (1819-1880). 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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18 CLARK, Grahame. World Prehistory: in new perspective.
London Cambridge University Press 1978 
Third edition. xx, 554pp, well illustrated with black and white photographs, maps, line drawings. Index . Original cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (a little yellowed, lower front creased). Owner's name-plate on front free endpaper. A good+ clean copy. ISBN 0521215064 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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19 COLQUHOUN, Archibald, R. The Mastery of The Pacific.
London William Heinemann 1902 
With special maps and one hundred and twenty-two illustrations from original sketches and photographs. xvi, 415pp, 40 b&w plates, text illus, 3 folding coloured maps. Original blue cloth, map in blind on the upper board, extremities rubbed. The stitching a little strained in a couple of places, but the binding solid. Some foxing, a few pages unopened, and the last pair opened roughly leaving torn edges. A good clean copy. ***SE Asia and the Pacific in the later colonial period - the peoples of the region and the role of the 'great powers'. 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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The Diaspora Story : the epic story of the Jewish people among the nations., COMAY, Joan.
20 COMAY, Joan. The Diaspora Story : the epic story of the Jewish people among the nations.
London Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1981 
In association with Beth Hatefutsoth - the Nahum Goldmann Museum of the Jewish Diaspora, Tel Aviv. Large 8vo. 288pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Cloth with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0297778544 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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