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History of the English Church and People

by Bede

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2010
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London: The Folio Society, 2010. pp.328 Hardcover. NEAR FINE n black slipcase. Slipcase shows shelf wear/rubbing. Otherwise a bright, clean copy. Translation by Leo Sherley-Price, revised by R.E. Latham, introduced by Melvyn Bragg.
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The Crusades Through Arab Eyes

by Amin Maalouf

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Published
2012
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London: The Folio Society, 2012. pp.305 Hardcover in cardboard slipcase. NEAR FINE copy. Bright clean unmarked interior. Small scuff to top edge. Corners slightly bumped. Slipcase shows some shelf wear,
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Charlemagne: Father of a Continent

by Alessandro Barbero

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Published
2006
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London: The Folio Society, 2006. pp.428 Hardcover in burgundy cardboard slipcase. NEAR FINE copy, minor shelf wear, small scuffs to slipcase.
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The Meaning of Everything, The Story of the Oxford English Dictionary

by Simon Winchester

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Published
2003
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780198607024
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New York: Oxford University Press, 2003. pp.260. Hardcover. NEAR FINE copy in NEAR FINE dust jacket. Bright clean unmarked copy. Dust jackets shows very minor rubbing, edge wear. Straight, tight spine. Brown boards, gilt spine, decorative end papers.
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The Kit-Cat Club: Friends Who Imagined a Nation

by Ophelia Field

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Published
2008
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Near Fine
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9780007178926
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London: Harper Press, 2008 First Edition. pp. 524. Hardcover. NEAR FINE copy in NEAR FINE dust jacket. Minor edge wear, a few scuffs to top edge of dust jacket. clean unmarked interior. decorative end papers.
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From Kingdom to Colony

by Mary Devereux

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Published
1900
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Good
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Cambridge: Little, Brown and Company, 1900. Hardcover, GOOD copy, significant edge wear, page toning, hinge a bit loose but binding secure, former owner inscription on end paper. B/W illustrations by Henry Sandham.
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Graveyard of the Lakes (Great Lakes Books)

by Mark L. Thompson

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May 2006
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Fine
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9780814332269
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Wayne State University Press, 2006. pp.416 Paperback in FINE condition, appears unread. "For the first time, a historian and seasoned mariner looks beyond the specific circumstances of individual shipwrecks in an effort to reach a clearer understanding of the economic, political, and psychological factors that have influenced the 25,000 wrecks on the Great Lakes over the past 300 years." (from… Read more
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A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain

by John Thomas and David Turnock

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Published
1989
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Very Good+
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9780946537037
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David & Charles, Newton Abbot, 1989. A Regional History the Railways of Great Britain, Volume XV The North of Scotland by John Thomas & David Turnock, General Editors David St John Thomas & J. Allan Patmore, with 44 plates, 18 illustrations in text, includes regional maps and large folding map. Hardcover in VERY GOOD condition with VG+ dust jacket. Minor… Read more
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The Backwoods of Canada/The Canadian Settler's Guide

by Catharine Parr Traill

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Published
1971/1969
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Very Good
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Publisher: McClelland & Stewart. Catharine Parr Traill, The Backwoods of Canada, New Canada Library #51 (1971) paperback, 2nd series edition, fourth reprint, & The Canadian Settler's Guide, New Canadian Library #64 (1969) paperback, 2nd series edition, first reprint. Both in VERY GOOD condition, showing minor shelf wear, sunning to spine and text block is age toned, clean unmarked interiors.
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Frontiers And Sanctuaries A Woman's Life in Holland And Canada

by Marianne Brandis

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Published
May 31, 2006
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Near Fine
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780773529687
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McGill-Queen's University Press, 2006. Hardcover. Near Fine 415 p. b&w illustrations. Black hardcover very good dustjacket - minor shelf-wear. inscription by author on front endpaper.
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Tragedy & Triumph: Ruby & Thomas B. McQuesten

by Mary J. Anderson

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Published
2011
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9780986758300
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Dundas,Ontario: Tierceron Press, 2011. Hardcover, pp.336. NEAR FINE book in NEAR FINE dust jacket. Minor shelf wear to edges of dust jacket. Signed by the author on title page. B/W and colour photos throughout. Decorative end papers. A very nice gift quality copy.
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Herodotus: The Text of Canon Rawlinson's Translation with the Notes Abridged

by A.J. Grant

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Published
1897
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Good
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London: John Murray,1897. 2 volumes. Tan cloth boards, no dust jackets. A GOOD copy; boards tanned and bumped, spines slightly cocked, some minor stains, text block is tanned and scuffed. Neat repair to inside hinges with hinge tape. Previous owner inscription on end papers of both books, otherwise unmarked. With folded map insert.
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Classical Studies in Honor of David Sohlberg

by Ranon Katzoff (ed)

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Published
1996
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Very Good
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Ramat Gan, Israel : Bar-Ilan University Press, 1996 pp.510 Hardcover in VERY GOOD condition, minor shelf wear to spine and edges slightly curled, text is clean and unmarked. GOOD dust jacket with some shelf wear, creasing along edges, and a few small chips. "27 Original pieces presented here to Professor David Sohlberg, the founder of the Department of Classical Studies… Read more
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A Royalist's Notebook

by Sir John Oglander

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Published
1971
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Good+
Edition
reprint
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New York: Benjamin Blom, Inc., 1971. pp.262 Limited edition paperback.. Trade Paperback. Matte finish paper boards. GOOD condition. Transcribed and edited by Francis Bamford, with an introduction by Brigadier-General C. F. Aspinall-Oglander. 5 x 8, 262 pages, includes a fold out genealogical chart of the Oglander family. Facsimile limited edition of a book first published in London, 1936.… Read more
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The Letters of Peter the Venerable (2 vol. set)

by Peter the Venerable

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Published
1967
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Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1967. Edited with an introduction and notes by Giles Constable. 2 volumes. Hardcover set in VERY GOOD condition - text is clean and unmarked - in GOOD dust jacket - some sunning to spine, small tears and chips along edges, price clipped. Dust jackets protected by new clear mylar covers.Introduction, notes, and index are presented… Read more
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Galilee, from Alexander the Great to Hadrian, 323 B.C.E. to 135 C.E A study of Second Temple Judaism

by Sean Freyne

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Published
1980
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Very Good+
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9780894530999
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Delaware/Indiana: Michael Grazier, Inc. & University of Notre Dame Press. pp.491 Hardcover, very good condition, clean unmarked text, minor aging and scuffing to text block, tidy inscription by former owner on end paper. Dust jacket in very good condition, minor shelf wear, small chips to edges of DJ.
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Roman Slave Law

by Alan Watson

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Published
1987
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Very Good
Edition
First edition
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9780801834394
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Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1987. pp.157. A very good copy: clean unmarked text, some aging (discoloration) to top edge of text block, minor shelf wear. Very good dust jacket, showing only minor shelf wear and one small scratch. "A Succinct account of all facets of the Roman law of slavery, intended for ancient historians interested in Roman slavery… Read more
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A theory of history

by AGNES HELLER

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Published
1982
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Very Good+
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9780710090102
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London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1982. Hardcover. Book Condition: VERY GOOD. Dust Jacket Condition: VG- First Edition. 333 pages Brown hardcover with gilt titles on the spine. Unmarked pages, text block clean and tight. Corners not bumped. Brown DJ with gold titles. Spine faded. Some scratches and shelf wear to DJ. Protected with a new clear mylar cover.
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The Birth of the Palestinian Refugee Problem, 1947-1949 (Cambridge Middle East Library)

by Benny Morris

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Published
March 25, 1988
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Very Good
ISBN
9780521330282
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Part of the Cambridge Middle East Library Series. A VERY GOOD copy in a VERY GOOD dust jacket (wrapped in new protective clear mylar cover). Some aging (tanning) to paper edges, otherwise a clean, tight copy.
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Billy Bishop: Canadian Hero

by Dan McCaffery

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Published
1988
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9781550280951
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Toronto: James Lorimer & Company, 1988 First Edition (Hardcover) 227pp. Photographs, bibliography, notes. A near fine copy in near fine dust jacket. Minor edge wear and very slight crease to bottom edge of dust jacket, otherwise a clean, tight copy.
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