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History of Henry the Fourth: King of France and Navarre, Abbott John H C
1 Abbott John H C History of Henry the Fourth: King of France and Navarre
London: Allman and Son No date given [ca 1850] Hardback without dust wrapper Good Reading Copy Frontispiece portrait of Henry IV from an engraving. 
Considerable cover wear, with some fading. 32mo 216pp. Red publisher's cloth, blind embossed all over, with gilt decoration to front cover, and gilt titles. All edges gilt. 106252 
Price: 38.25 GBP
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The Expansion of Europe: A social and political history of the modern world 1415-1789, Abbott, Wilbur Cortez
2 Abbott, Wilbur Cortez The Expansion of Europe: A social and political history of the modern world 1415-1789
G Bell & Sons 1925 New revised edition Hardback without dust wrapper. Very Good Illustrated with fold-out maps 
A really good clean copy of an important work. Minor shelf wear only. School prize label on front pastedown. 541006 
Price: 10.76 GBP
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3 Acton, Lord, A W Ward, et al The Cambridge Modern History: Volume III: The Wars of Religion
Cambridge University Press. 1904 First Edition Hardback without dust wrapper. Good 
Boards rubbed, corners bumped; some wear to cloth along hinges. Spine sunned. (xviii 914pp). Blue buckram on bevelled boards. Pages rough cut. Top edge gilt. Our price includes a shipping adjustment to allow for an extra heavy book or set. Normal shipping/postage rates will apply. We will not ask you for extra shipping. 500077 
Price: 10.76 GBP
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Geisha: A Living Tradition, Aihara, Kyoko
4 Aihara, Kyoko Geisha: A Living Tradition
Carlton Books 2000 1858689708 / 9781858689708 Hardback with dust wrapper Fine Near Fine Illustrated in colour throughout 
Wrapper shows signs of wear. Large 4to: 128pp. Describes every aspect of the often harsh lives of the Geisha, their elaborate dress, hair, and makeup; and the ceremonies and rituals in which they are involved. 768003 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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The Big Change: America Transforms Itself 1900-1950, Allen, Frederick Lewis
5 Allen, Frederick Lewis The Big Change: America Transforms Itself 1900-1950
Harper & Bros New York 1952 First Edition Hardback no Dust Wrapper Very Good 
slight wear and bumping, , pages untrimmed, includes book report article by Henry Seidel Canby 500419 
Price: 4.46 GBP
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The Last of the Masai, Amin, Mohamed, Duncan Willetts and  John Eames
6 Amin, Mohamed, Duncan Willetts and John Eames The Last of the Masai
Bodley Head 1987 0370310977 / 9780370310978 Hardback with dustwrapper Very Good plus Very Good plus Beautifully illustrated with colour photographs 
Light shelf wear only to book: Some shelf wear to edges of dustwrapper which is now protected in removable clear acetate sleeve: large 4to: 185pp: a superb and comprehensive pictorial insight in to lives of the Massai people and their traditions and culture 742017 
Price: 35.55 GBP
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Europe in the Eighteenth Century 1713-1783, Anderson, M S
7 Anderson, M S Europe in the Eighteenth Century 1713-1783
Longmans 1961 First Edition Hardback with Dust Wrapper. Near Fine Very Good. Illustrated with maps 
Light shelf wear only. 364pp including appendices and index. 653172 
Price: 6.95 GBP
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Slaves in the Family [SIGNED COPY], Ball, Edward
8 Ball, Edward Slaves in the Family [SIGNED COPY]
Viking 1998 0670881066 / 9780670881062 First Edition, First Printing Hardback with dust wrapper Near Fine Near Fine Illustrated with black-and-white photographs, art works, facsimile documents, etc. 
Signed by the author on the title page. Wrapper now protected in removable clear acetate sleeve. 504pp including genealogical tables, sources, notes, and index. The author is a direct descendant of one Elias Ball, who was a planter in South Carolina, and who built a slave dynasty that lasted 167 years. 757022 
Price: 25.20 GBP
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From The Land Of Lost Content, Barber, Noel
9 Barber, Noel From The Land Of Lost Content
Collins 1969 0002112698 / 9780002112697 First Edition Hardback with Dust Wrapper. Near Fine Very Good. Map endpapers. 
Light shelf wear only. 224 pp. including appendix and bibliography. The story of the Dalai Lama and the struggle of him and the people of Tibet to resist the Chinese rape of their country in 1959. . 647126 
Price: 5.95 GBP
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A History of the Pacific from the Stone Age to the Present Day, Barclay, Glen
10 Barclay, Glen A History of the Pacific from the Stone Age to the Present Day
Sidgwick and Jackson 1978 0283983841 / 9780283983849 First Edition Hardback with dust wrapper. Very Good Very Good or better Illustrated with black-and-white plates and maps. 
Ex-Library, but only one stamp on the copyright page and a label on the front free endpaper, otherwise hardly read. The author examines the peoples of the island groups of the Pacific, Micronesia, Melanesia and Polynesia. He unravels the knotty problems of their origins, and how and when they reached their island homes, and explains how the arrival of European explorers changed their Neolithic cultures. 529002 
Price: 10.76 GBP
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The Story Of New Zealand, Bassett. Judith, Keith Siclair and Marcia Stenson.
11 Bassett. Judith, Keith Siclair and Marcia Stenson. The Story Of New Zealand
Heinemann Reed 1990 0790001616 / 9780790001616 Large format Paperback. UNREAD Illustrated with black-and-white photographs, drawings, reproduction art works, facsimile documents, etc., etc. 
216pp including index. A social history of New Zealand. 652095 
Price: 6.95 GBP
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Stalin's Silver, Beasant, John
12 Beasant, John Stalin's Silver
Bloomsbury 1995 0747523444 / 9780747523444 Hardback with Dust Wrapper Near Fine Near Fine Illustrated with colour photos and diagrams. Map endpapers. 
Pages just beginning to yellow. 216pp including appendices and index. Sunk by a U-Boat in 1944, the secrets of the world's most valuable shipwreck are revealed. Why was the John Barry Loaded with silver, and where was it going? 114229 
Price: 4.49 GBP
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Melbourne: John Batman's village, Bell, Agnes Paton
13 Bell, Agnes Paton Melbourne: John Batman's village
Cassell Australia 1965 First Edition Hardback with Dust Wrapper. Good reading Copy. Very Good. Illustrated in mono. 
Ex library with usual stamps and imperfections. Front endpaper missing. Pages beginning to yellow at edges. Wrapper now protected. 178pp including notes and index 106213 
Price: 5.36 GBP
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John Brown's Body., Benet, Stephen Vincent
14 Benet, Stephen Vincent John Brown's Body.
David Bruce and Watson 1970 Hardback with Dust Wapper. Very Good plus Very Good. 
Wrapper has edge wear. Corners bumped. Ex School library (stamped in title page only.) 373pp. A Pulitzer Prize winning prose poem on the American Civil War, first published in a limited edition in 1928 and now a minor classic. 614027 
Price: 7.16 GBP
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Paris 1870-1935, Bertaut, Jules and R Millar (trans)
15 Bertaut, Jules and R Millar (trans) Paris 1870-1935
Eyre & Spottiswoode 1936 First Edition Hardback without dust wrapper Very Good Illustrated with eight black-and-white plates. 
Some shelf wear. Previous owner's name on endpaper 295 pp. 704206 
Price: 5.95 GBP
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The Invasion Of Canada: 1812-1813, Berton, Pierre
16 Berton, Pierre The Invasion Of Canada: 1812-1813
McClelland and Stewart 1980 0771012357 / 9780771012358 Hardback with Dust Wrapper. Near Fine Very Good. Illustrated with maps 
Wrapper (now protected) has edge wear. 363 pp. including sources, notes, bibliography and index. The Americans in 1812 had thought that an invasion of Canada would bloody John Bull's nose. They were wrong. 647068 
Price: 14.95 GBP
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Shall India Live or Die, Besant, Annie
17 Besant, Annie Shall India Live or Die
National Home Rule League India Bookshop 1925 First Edition Hardback without Dust Wapper. Very Good Plus 
Slight foxing to page edges. 184pp Including comprehensive index. 614037 
Price: 34.20 GBP
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The Cross and the Crescent: A History of the Crusades, Billings, Malolm
18 Billings, Malolm The Cross and the Crescent: A History of the Crusades
BBC Books 1987 0563211547 / 9780563211549 Large format paperback Good to Very Good Illustrated in black-and-white throughout text with photographs, art works and maps. 
In 'once read' condition Gift inscription on flyleaf. 4to: 239pp including bibliography and index 742082 
Price: 5.36 GBP
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The Hammonds of Redcliffe, Bleser, Carol
19 Bleser, Carol The Hammonds of Redcliffe
Oxford University Press 1981 0195029208 / 9780195029208 Hardback with dust wrapper. Near Fine Good. 
Wrapper (now protected) has edge wear. 421pp Including Index The 400-year saga of s=an American family, told mostly through the correspondence of the participants. 615034 
Price: 10.76 GBP
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Passive Revolution: Politics And The Czechoslovak Working Class 1945-8, Bloomfield, Jon
20 Bloomfield, Jon Passive Revolution: Politics And The Czechoslovak Working Class 1945-8
Allison And Busby 1979 0850313481 / 9780850313482 Large Paperback Very Good. 
In `once-read`condition. 290 pp. including notes, glossary, bibliography and comprehensive index. 668106 
Price: 3.95 GBP
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