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image of Manners, Customs, and History of the Highlanders of Scotland & Historical Account of the Clan MacGregor

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New York: Barnes & Noble Books [1-56619-150-5] 1993. (Hardcover) 227pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Appendix. "When Jonathan Swift dined in company with two gentlemen from the Highlands of Scotland he was surprised to find them men of ordinary decorum and civility. Such was the universal ignorance of the rest of the… Read more
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New York: Bloomsbury Press 978-1-60819-211-3 [978-1-60819-211-3] 2011. (Hardcover) 321pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Map, color photographs, notes, index. "The world has watched stunned at the bloodshed in Mexico. Forty thousand murdered since 2005; police chiefs shot within hours of taking office; mass graves comparable to those of civil wars; car bombs shattering storefronts;… Read more
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London: Verso 978-1-78478-168-2 [978-1-78478-168-2] 2016. (Hardcover) 257pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Maps, color photographs. The top and bottom of the spine are gently worn. "El Salvador and Honduras have had the highest homicide rates in the world over the past ten years, with Guatemala close behind. Every day more than 1,000… Read more
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image of Open-Field Farming in Medieval England; A Study of Village By-Laws (Publisher series: Historical Problems: Studies and Documents.)

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London: George Allen and Unwin 0-04-9421042 [0-04-9421042] 1972. (4to stiff paper covers) 183pp. Very good. Notes, index. The covers are lightly edgeworn including a minor bump and closed tear to the bottom of the back cover near the spine. "This book gives a detailed account of the co-operative practice of agriculture in medieval England.… Read more
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Nelson and the Hamiltons

by Russell, Jack

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Toronto: Copp Clark 1969, 1st edition. (Hardcover) 371pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Illustrations, index. The spine is cocked, there is a small chip to the dust jacket at the bottom of the spine and the dust jacket has been repaired with tape along the spine and front panel. "It will reflect… Read more
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New York: Metro Books 2014. (Oblong 4to hardcover) 224pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Poster on the back of the dust jacket, illustrated endpapers, black and white and color photographs and illustrations, maps, plans, bibliography, index. "In just eleven years, Alexander the Great's armies marched over 20,000 miles, subjugated Asia Minor, the Levant, and… Read more
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Historical Maps of Europe

by Swift, Michael

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9781856485753
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London: Public Record Office [1-85648-575-7] 2000. (Oblong 4to hardcover) 144pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Color maps and illustrations, index. "The maps in this book are reprinted from the collection held at the Public Records office in Kew, London. These superbly crafted charts, which have been accumulated from sources all over Europe over many… Read more
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Edwardian and Victorian London

by Moncrieff, A.R. Hope

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9781860199707
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London: Brockhampton Press [1-860199-70-4] 1999. (4to) 186pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Color illustrations. "Mr A.R. Hope Moncrieff, late Victorian man about town, takes the reader on a leisurely journey across central London. First published in 1910, his fascinating account gives a real insight to the lives and social habits of the time, which… Read more
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Clementine Churchill

by Soames, Mary (Biography of Clementine Churchill; Winston Churchill.)

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9780395275979
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin [0-395-27597-0] 1979. (Hardcover) 732pp. Very good plus in very good dust jacket. Photos, notes, bibliography, index. Dust jacket is lightly edgeworn. Biography of Clementine Churchill & Winston Churchill. Locale: England. (History--England, Prime Ministers--England).
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The Spanish Civil War

by Thomas, Hugh

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9780060142780
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New York: Harper & Row [0-06-014278-2] 1977, Revised and enlarged edition. (Hardcover) 1115pp. Near fine in fine dust jacket. Top edge stained red. Photographs, maps, notes, bibliography, appendices, index. "Originally published in 1961, Hugh Thomas's the Spanish Civil War was the first book to consider this conflict and the period from a historical point… Read more
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Philadelphia: Da Capo Press 978-0-306-81744-1 [978-0-306-81744-1] 2008. (Hardcover) 288pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Black and white and color photographs, illustrations, appendix, bibliography, index. "The remarkable story of the ancient construction and modern discovery of China's famous Terra Cotta Army - the group of life-size figures of warriors and horses buried with… Read more
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New York: Random House [0-679-41065-1] 1995, 1st edition. (Hardcover) 1384pp. Near fine in fine dust jacket. Photographs, illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. "The Spanish Inquisition was responsible for one of the fiercest repressions in human history. It fused the triple evil of a police state, a totalitarian ideology, and racial persecution. Its terrible reverberations have… Read more
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Conqueror of the World

by Grousset, Rene

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New York: Orion Press 1966, 3rd printing. (Hardcover) 300pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Magenta cloth with gilt lettering to the spine and cover decorations. Map endpapers, notes, bibliography. The dust jacket is price-clipped, edgeworn and creased and there is a previous owner's name on the back of the front free… Read more
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Elizabeth of England; Certain Observations Concerning the Life and Reign of Queen Elizabeth (Publisher series: Third Series--Translations and Reprints from the Original Sources of History; Third Series.)

by Clapham, John (Biography of Elizabeth I--Queen of England; Edited by Conyers Read; Evelyn Plummer Read; Identified on cover as: Translations and Reprints from the Original Sources of History.)

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London: University of Pennsylvania Press 1951. (Hardcover) 125pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Burgundy cloth with gilt lettering to the cover and spine. Illustrations, notes, index. "Contemporary documents containing technical and administrative data are invaluable bases for the scholar composing a detailed study of an era, but for the student who would gain the… Read more
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London: Allen Lane 978-1-846-14088-4 [978-1-846-14088-4] 2012. (Hardcover) 478pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Illustrated endpapers, maps, notes, index. The spine is lightly edgeworn at the top and bottom. "Unfinished Empire explains what allowed the makers of Empire to be so sure of their right to claim North America, New Zealand… Read more
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The Bolsheviki and World Peace

by Trotzky, Leon

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New York: Boni & Liveright 1918, 1st edition. (Hardcover) 239pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Dark blue cloth with red lettering to the cover and spine. Photographic frontispiece. The edges are lightly worn, the spine is slightly cocked and the edges are spotted. "The voice that speaks in this book is the voice of… Read more
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Berkeley: University of California Press [0-520-01847-8] 1971. (Hardcover) 427pp. Very good plus in very good dust jacket. Notes, maps, photographs, illustrations, bibliography, index. The dust jacket is lightly edgeworn including a tiny closed tear to the top of the back panel. "Francis Sheppard's lucid and urbane volume is unique in its scope and ambition.… Read more
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image of The Pirate Queen; Queen Elizabeth I, Her Pirate Adventurers, and the Dawn of Empire

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New York: HarperCollins Publishers 978-0-06-82066-4 [978-0-06-82066-4] 2007. (Hardcover) 471pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Photographs, illustrations, maps, notes, glossary, bibliography, index. "In the Pirate Queen, historian Susan Ronald offers a fresh look at Elizabeth I, focusing on her uncanny instinct for financial survival and the superior intellect that propelled and sustained her… Read more
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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1970, book club edition. (Hardcover) 414pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Illustrated map endpapers, bibliography, index. The bottom corners are lightly bumped and the dust jacket is price-clipped and lightly edgeworn. "Tucked between India and China is a bulge known as Indochina, and south… Read more
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Dover: Alan Sutton Publishing [0-86299-742-9] 1994. (Small 4to) 244pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Photographs, illustrations, maps, appendices, abbreviations, notes, annotated bibliography, index. The spine is lightly worn at the top and bottom and the dust jacket is price-clipped. "The Perkin Warbeck Conspiracy 1491-1499 focuses on the persona of Perkin… Read more
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