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The Panama Canal  The Crisis in Historical Perspective
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The Panama Canal The Crisis in Historical Perspective

By LaFeber, Walter

New York: Oxford University Press. Very Good-. 1979. First Edition Thus; Second Printing. Paperback. Light cover creases and edge wear, paper edge toned. ; Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside, appears unread. ; 336 pages; Expanded edition to include details of the 1977-78 debate and an appendix incorporating the treaty of 1903 and the treaties of 1977-78 in abridged form. .

$10.68

The Modern History Of China
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The Modern History Of China

By McAleavy, Henry

New York: Praeger Publishers. Very Good-. 1973. Seventh Printing. Paperback. Some reading creases, sunned spine, two closed tears to rear cover, ink name to inside front cover, some highlighting. ; Seventh printing, 1973. Good reading copy. ; B&W Photographs; 406 pages; Covers the political history of China from the 1840s through the early 1960s. .

$10.68

The Twenty Years' Crisis, 1919-1939 An Introduction to the Study of  International Relations
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The Twenty Years' Crisis, 1919-1939 An Introduction to the Study of International Relations

By Carr, Edward Hallett

London: Macmillan. Very Good-. 1981. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Slight cover grime, sunned spine, liquid paper presumably obscuring previous owner name to inside front cover. ; Nice tight copy, appears unread. Cover illustration courtesy of the Imperial War Museum. ; 258 pages; The classic study of the interwar period considered by many as one of finest works in the English language on war and peace and the conduct of international relations. .

$10.68

The Fatal Shore A History of the Transportation of Convicts to Australia  1787-1868
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The Fatal Shore A History of the Transportation of Convicts to Australia 1787-1868

By Hughes, Robert

London: Pan Books Ltd. Very Good. 1988. Reprint; Third Printing. Paperback. Minor cover creases, some foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside, appears unread. Cover design by Alun Hood. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; B&W Photographs; 720 pages; Winner of the 1988 W. H. Smith Literary Award. A history of how, out of the suffering and brutality of Britain's convict transportation system, the nation of Australia was born. .

$10.68

A History of Medieval Europe  From Constantine to Saint Louis
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A History of Medieval Europe From Constantine to Saint Louis

By Davis, R. H. C.

London: Longman. Very Good-. 1989. Second Edition; Fourth Printing. Paperback. Light reading and cover creases, lightly sunned spine, light shelf wear, ink name to front endpaper; Fourth printing of the second reset edition. Nice tight copy. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; B&W Photographs; 424 pages; A standard student introduction to the period. .

$10.09

The Victorian Age
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The Victorian Age

By Mowat, R. B.

London: Senate Books. Very Good+. 1995. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Minor cover creases, some foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside, appears unread. Cover artwork Summer Day in Hyde park by John Ritchie. ; 256 pages; An informative overview of an age when the map of the world was dominated by the Imperial red of the British Empire, presided over by a woman who gave her name to an era. .

$6.83

Tutankhamen Life and Death of a Pharaoh
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Tutankhamen Life and Death of a Pharaoh

By Desroches-Noblecourt, Christiane

Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin Books. Very Good. 1972. Reprint; Third Printing. Paperback. Light reading creases and edge wear, ink name and date to rear endpaper, some foxing to inside covers, endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Third printing, 1972. Nice tight copy. Cover photo detail from back panel of Tutankhamen's gilt throne. ; B&W and colour Illustrations; 224 pages; Detailed examination of the discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamen in 1922 by Howard Carter and of the wealth of items that were discovered. Contains some of the first detailed colour photographs taken of the treasures. .

$7.11

Prehistory An Introduction
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Prehistory An Introduction

By Roe, Derek A

London: Paladin. Very Good. 1971. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Minor reading creases and shelf wear, ink name to front endpaper, light foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Nice tight flat copy. Cover photo of head of a bull from the Lascaux caves, France. ; 288 pages; An introdcution to the main sequence of historical events from earliest times to the expansion of the Roman Empire focussing on Europe with special reference to the British Isles. .

$6.53

Chameleon Book of Lasts  Never-to-be-repeated Moments from a World That is  Gone Forever
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Chameleon Book of Lasts Never-to-be-repeated Moments from a World That is Gone Forever

By Slee, Christopher

Huntingdon: Chameleon Publishing. Very Good. 1990. First Edition; First Printing. Paperback. Minor reading creases and shelf wear, some foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Nice tight flat copy. Cover photo of head of a bull from the Lascaux caves, France. ; 176 pages; A collection of one hundred lasts. Including the last cavalry charge, the last steam-powered flight, the last income tax free period , and the last day of the Victorian age. .

$5.64

Ancient Britain
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Ancient Britain

By Ebbutt, M.I.

London: Chancellor Press. Very Good+. 1995. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Minor shelf wear, some foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Nice tight flat copy, no names inside, appears unread. Cover artwork Britomart and Amoret by Mary F Raphael. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; Great Mythology; 448 pages; Originally published in 1910 as Hero Myths and Legends of the British Race, contains sixteen stories based on the legends and folk-tales of the British Isles including Beowulf, Cuchulain and Robin Hood. .

$8.61

A History Of The Arab Peoples
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A History Of The Arab Peoples

By Hourani, Albert

London: Faber & Faber. Very Good+. 1991. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Minor shelf wear and cover creases, original price sticker to rear cover. ; Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside, appears unread and near as new. Cover photo of mid-14th century mosque lamp from the British Museum collection. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; Maps; 576 pages; A history of the countries where Arabic is the main language and Islam the principle religion, covering the period from the 7th century to virtually the present day. Illustrated with 12 maps. .

$14.24

The Russian Revolution
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The Russian Revolution

By Moorehead, Alan

London: Panther Books. Good+. 1958. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Some reading and cover creases, some edge and shelf wear with tiny splits to base of spine, small circular sticker tear to front cover, paper age toned. ; Panther 1127, first printing, 1958. Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover artwork uncredited. ; 288 pages; In 1917 the defeat of the Tsar's armies on the eastern front lit the fuse for revolution and civil war. Alan Moorehead easily readable book gives a brilliant account of these formative events. .

$7.11

The Secret of the Hittites  The Discovery of an Ancient Empire
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The Secret of the Hittites The Discovery of an Ancient Empire

By Ceram, C.W.

London: Phoenix Press. Near Fine. 2001. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Minor shelf wear and grime. ; Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside, appears unread and near as new. Cover design by Killian Strong. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; B&W Illustrations and Photographs; 320 pages; One of the definitive texts on the Hittite Empire, first published in 1955. .

$17.80

The Forgotten Pharaoh The Discovery of Tutankhamun
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The Forgotten Pharaoh The Discovery of Tutankhamun

By Vandenberg, Philipp

London: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd. Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket. 1980. First British Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Light shelf wear and tear to price clipped DJ with publisher's price sticker to front fly, tiny rub to top of spine. ; First Engish edition. Dark blue faux leather boards with gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside, appears unread and near as new. Translated from the original German by George Unwin. ; Photographs; 328 pages; The story of Howard Carter's quest to discover a lost tomb in the Valley of the Kings. .

$17.80

Danger to Elizabeth   The Catholics Under Elizabeth I
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Danger to Elizabeth The Catholics Under Elizabeth I

By Plowden, Alison

London: Book Club Associates. Very Good in Fair dust jacket. 1974. Reprint; First Printing. Hardcover. Book Club Edition . Some wear and tear with extensive rubbing to spine of unclipped DJ, crners lightly bumped, some foxing to inside covers, endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy, no names inside. ; The Elizabethean Quartet; Vol. 2; B&W Photographs; 272 pages; The second volume of Alison Plowden’s acclaimed Elizabethan quartet, charts the dramatic and multi-faceted struggle between Elizabeth and the Catholics of England, concentrating primarily on the period of captivity in England of Mary Queen of Scots. Faced with recurring plots against her life, Elizabeth was forced into more and more repressive legislation against the Catholics culminating in the crisis of the 1580s when Mary's continuing existence became insupportable to the English throne. .

$10.68

Darwin And the Beagle
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Darwin And the Beagle

By Moorehead, Alan

Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin Books. Very Good. 1978. Reprint; Fourth Printing. Paperback. Some shelf and edge wear, light reading and cover corner creases, light foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Satin pictorial covers. Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside. Cover artwork detail from watercolour The Beagle in Murray Narrow, Beagle Channel by Conrad Martens. Very large and heavy book and priced accordingly. ; B&W and Colour Illustrations; 224 pages; An account of Darwin's five-year expedition, as a naturalist on board HMS Beagle, illustrated from contemporary sources. .

$21.36

The Dynamics of Creation
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The Dynamics of Creation

By Storr, Anthony

London: Penguin Books. Very Good. 1991. Reprint; Fifth Printing. Paperback. Minor shelf wear and reading creases, some foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover shows portion from the manuscript of Janacek's "From a House of the Dead". ; Penguin Psychology; 304 pages; Freud suggested that artistic inspiration derived from sexual frustration and a need to escape reality by inventing phantasy. Others maintain that the artistic impulse is an attempt to comprehend and integrate the external world and the artist's inner self. This problem is the central quest of Dr Storr's book. He examines a wide range of artists and thinkers and his revision of Freud's conception of art as wish-fulfilment and sublimation shows this controversial theory to be only partially valid. .

$7.11

Rise to Globalism  American Foreign Policy Since 1938
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Rise to Globalism American Foreign Policy Since 1938

By Ambrose, Stephen E

New York: Pelican Books. Very Good+. 1988. Fifth Edition; Third Printing. Paperback. Minor shelf wear, light foxing to edges of reading block, publisher's sticker to rear cover. ; Fifth revised edition. Nice tight copy, no names inside, appears unread. Cover design by Neil Stuart. ; 400 pages; A concise and informatative view of the evolution of American foreign policy from 1938 to, roughly, the end of the first Reagan administration .

$7.11

Finding Out About The Minoans
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Finding Out About The Minoans

By Pike, E. Royston

London: Frederick Muller Ltd.. Very Good- with no dust jacket. 1971. First Edition; Later Printing. Hardcover. Missing DJ if issued, corners lightly bumped, publisher's decimal currency sticker to inside front cover, some foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Later printing c.1971. Gloss pictorial boards. Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside. Cover artwork by Patricia Cullen. ; The Exploring the Past Series; Vol. 11; B&W Illustrations and Photographs; 144 pages; One of a series of books for young teenagers focussing on the evidence of the past as revealed by the work of archaeologists. This volume focussing on the ancient civilisation of Crete and the work of Arthur Evans. .

$8.61

Roman Britain
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Roman Britain

By Richmond, I A

London: Pelican Books. Very Good. 1958. First Edition; First Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Some shelf and edge wear, light foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Pelican A315, first printing 1955. Nice tight copy, no names inside. ; The Pelican History of England; Vol. 1; B&W Illustrations and Photographs; 240 pages .

$7.11

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