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100 Years of Wildlife

100 Years of Wildlife

by Michael Bright

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2007
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For 100 years wildlife films have taken us to places and shown us things we would never be able to see - the excitement, the strangeness, the danger of the wild. From black and white silent footage to the almost magical photography techniques seen today. 192 pages with numerous colour and black and white illustrations throughout. Book and dust jacket… Read more about this item
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The Encyclopedia of the Motorcar

The Encyclopedia of the Motorcar

by Phil Drackett (Editor)

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1979
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The history of the motor industry and a full account of all forms of motor sport, manufacture and mechanical operation, one hundred great cars described in detail. 400 pages with over 800 colour illustrations. Book and dust jacket in near fine condition. This is a large book but no increase in postage in Australia.
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The Country Life Book of Clocks

The Country Life Book of Clocks

by Edward T Joy

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1968
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The development of English clock-making from its beginnings to the present day and can be regarded in two ways; as pieces of domestic furniture showing the craftsmen's use of materials and constructional and decorative techniques or as precision instruments to achieve maximum accuracy of timekeeping thus showing the progress in science and technology. 96 pages with 90 photographs and 16… Read more about this item
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Voyaging Under Sail

Voyaging Under Sail

by Eric C Hiscock

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1972
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A complete revision of the original edition, much rewritten and new material and more plates and diagrams. Technical developments, design, gear, hints, tips and practical detail needed for ocean yachting. 315 pages with 49 full page plates, 65 diagrams, and endpaper chart. Book in near fine condition with small booksellers sticker inside front cover and previous owners signature on front… Read more about this item
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Pompeii 2,000 years ago and today

Pompeii 2,000 years ago and today

by Alberto C Carpiceci

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1997
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In 79 AD Vesuvius erupted and buried the Roman city of Pompeii, nineteen centuries latter the city was brought back to life - a guide to historical and present day Pompeii. 127 pages with 150 colour photos, 36 reconstructions and drawings, and a fold out map. Book in as new condition.
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An illustrated history of Roman Roads in Britain

An illustrated history of Roman Roads in Britain

by David E Johnston

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1979
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Britain is still seamed with Roman roads; those long, straight, marching routes which first carried soldiers and then the law. The history of the roads, why and where they were built, and where they are seen today. 158 pages with 67 illustrations. Book in very good condition ex library with stamp and sticky tape marks on front and back endpapers,… Read more about this item
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The Last Two Million Years

The Last Two Million Years

by Reader's Digest

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1986
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Man has lived on the earth for two million years, our own species, Homo Sapiens, for about 100,000 years and only for the last 5,000 years has left written records - the period of the first civilizations. How man evolved and peopled the globe, the achievements of man in recorded history, ideas and discoveries that changed the course of history,… Read more about this item
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In Search of Ancient Astronomies

In Search of Ancient Astronomies

by E C Krupp (Editor)

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1979
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Many ancient monuments were astronomical observatories, indispensable in following the cycle of seasons and crucial to the survival of early peoples - the study of the sun, moon and stars enabled the course of every season to be predicted with great accuracy. 277 pages with many illustrations throughout the text. Book in very good condition ex library with sticker on… Read more about this item
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Builders of the Ancient World; Marvels of Engineering

Builders of the Ancient World; Marvels of Engineering

by Various

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1986
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The organization and sacrifices of laborers, soldiers, slaves and free artisans who worked for the glory of a society and its gods - the technical skills, spiritual aspirations and ancient genius. 200 pages with illustrations on most pages, mainly in colour. Book in near fine condition. Dust jacket in good+ condition with small book sellers sticker on back, a small… Read more about this item
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Encyclopedia of Underwater and Maritime Archaeology

Encyclopedia of Underwater and Maritime Archaeology

by James P Delgado (Editor)

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1997
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The first comprehensive reference book on the discovery and recovery of the submerged past written by the archaeologists and other scientist who made the actual discoveries - the world's major sites, new fields of research, techniques and tools used, legal considerations, and organizations. 493 pages with 1250 colour and 235 black and white illustrations. Book and dust jacket in near… Read more about this item
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Approaches to Archaeology

Approaches to Archaeology

by Peter J Fowler

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1977
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The principles which lie behind the archaeological approach to the human past - history of archaeology, various methods, surveys major changes. 203 pages with 25 black and white photographs and 35 line drawings. Book in near fine condition. Dust jacket in very good condition with two small booksellers stickers and minor wear.
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Diving Into the Past; Archaeology Under Water

Diving Into the Past; Archaeology Under Water

by Hanns - Wolf Rackl

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1968
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Translated from the German by Ronald J Floyd. Only a recent science, under water archaeology has recovered valuable cargoes, great works of art, forgotten cities, and knowledge of ancient peoples and their cultures. Technical advances and new salvaging equipment will only enhance this field of science. 292 pages with numerous illustrations and some maps throughout. Book in very good condition… Read more about this item
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Lost Civilizations; Rediscovering Ancient Sites Through New Technology

Lost Civilizations; Rediscovering Ancient Sites Through New Technology

by Austen Atkinson

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2002
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The history of twenty civilizations either lost to us completely, or surviving only as ruins, or oblique references in literary works. Combining new technologies such as satellite and land-based remote sensing images the author reveals the secrets of civilizations past. 192 pages with illustrations, mainly colour, on most pages. Book in as new condition. Dust jacket in near fine condition… Read more about this item
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Ancient Egyptian Construction and Architecture

Ancient Egyptian Construction and Architecture

by Somers Clarke & R Engelbach

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1990
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Unabridged republication of the work originally published by Oxford University Press in 1930 under the title Ancient Egyptian Masonry: The Building Craft. A detailed examination of Egyptian quarrying methods, transportation of stone, foundations, mortar, techniques for dressing and laying stone blocks, pyramid construction, facing, sculpturing and painting masonry, brickwork, Egyptian mathematics, and more. 242 pages with nearly 270 photographs and… Read more about this item
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The Search for Ancient Egypt

The Search for Ancient Egypt

by Jean Vercoutter

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1992
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Translated by Ruth Sharman. The complete story of the rediscovery of ancient Egypt, extraordinary characters, and spectacular rescue. 208 pages with 200 illustrations, many in colour. Book in near fine condition with small booksellers sticker on first page.
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The Pyramids of Egypt

The Pyramids of Egypt

by I E S Edwards

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1955
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How and why the ancient Kings of Egypt built their pyramids, as revealed by excavations. 256 pages with 21 Plates and 34 drawings in the text. Book in good condition with previous owners details on first and page 35, light tanning, and wear to cover (see photo).
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High Dam at Aswan; The Subjugation of the Nile

High Dam at Aswan; The Subjugation of the Nile

by Tom Little

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1965
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To salvage or record the monuments of ancient Egypt to be drowned by the waters as a result of the construction of the Aswan High Dam required the greatest cultural campaign in the history of the world. The design, and construction of the dam, the political conflicts, the role of the Russians , The effect on Nubia, and the monuments.… Read more about this item
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Pyramid

Pyramid

by James Putnam

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1994
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Part of Collins Eyewitness Guides series. The timeless grandeur of the pyramids from the massive tombs of Egypt's pharaohs to the majestic temples of ancient Mexico. 64 pages with colour photographs throughout. Book in very good condition ex library with stamps on front and back endpapers. Cover in clear wrapper with stamp on back. .
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Chasing Hubble's Shadows, The search for galaxies at the edge of time

Chasing Hubble's Shadows, The search for galaxies at the edge of time

by Jeff Kanipe

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2006
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An account of the continuing efforts of astronomers to probe the outermost limits of the observable universe chiefly with the aid of the Hubble Space Telescope. 205 pages with 8 pages of colour photographs. Book in near fine condition ex library with stamps on back endpaper and reference on publishing page. Dust jacket in near fine condition in clear wrapper… Read more about this item
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Breaking the Time Barrier, The Race to Build the First Time Machine

Breaking the Time Barrier, The Race to Build the First Time Machine

by Jenny Randles

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2005
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Recent breakthrough technology is turning science fiction into fact with remarkable experiments that involve slowing the passage of information, freezing light, and breaking the speed of light and thus the time barrier, convincing some scientist that some sort of time machine is possible. 280 pages. Book in good+ condition ex library with stamp inside front and back covers and light… Read more about this item
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