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DAYS THAT SHOOK THE WORLD: EVENTS THAT SHOOK THE WORLD
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DAYS THAT SHOOK THE WORLD: EVENTS THAT SHOOK THE WORLD

By Hugo Davenport

(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) The author examines some of the most important days in history. It covers some of the biggest topics in World history, the monarchy including the coronation of Elizabeth II and Princess Diana's funeral, the rise and fall of communism,the history of flight, US presidents and Atomic power. (Published: 2003) (Publisher: BBC Publications) (ISBN: 0563487836) (Pagination: Large Format 240pp illustrations) (Condition: Good in faded d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$9.34

SCOTLAND'S STORY: A NEW PERSPECTIVE

By Tom Steel

(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) A comprehensive timeline of Scotland's history discussing the various political, geographical, personal and economic events in Scottish history that make Scotland the land it is today. The author describes how Scotland's almost continuous battle with English has contributed to the way we see Scotland and it's inhabitants and how they see themselves. An excellent place to start for a broad overview of Scotland's long, proud and often violent history. (Published: 1984) (Publisher: Collins) (ISBN: 0002163519) (Pagination: 358pp illustrations) (Condition: Good in d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$15.56

GULAG: A HISTORY OF THE SOVIET CAMPS

By Anne Applebaum

(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) This book uncovers for the first time in detail the vast system of Soviet camps that were responsible for the deaths of countless millions. The author draws together the mass of memoirs and writings on the Soviet camps that have been published in Russia and the West. Using these, as well as her own original research in NKVD archives and interviews with survivors, this is a documented history of the camp system: from its origins under the tsars, to its colossal expansion under Stalin's reign of terror, its zenith in the late 1940s and eventual collapse in the era of Glasnost. (Published: 2003) (Publisher: Book Club Associates) (Pagination: 610pp illustrations) (Condition: Good in card covers) UL-XXXXXX

$9.34

THE STORY OF THE NATIONS: VOLUME 3. GERMANY

By S Baring-Gould MA

(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) Subscription edition. Eighth Edition revised and enlarged.Previous owner name on endpaper, organisation stamp inside board. Blue boards rubbed, darkened on spine, mark on front board. (Publisher: T. Fisher Unwin) (Pagination: 447pp, map, illustrations) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$24.90

A HISTORY OF MODERN BRITAIN
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A HISTORY OF MODERN BRITAIN

By Andrew Marr

(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) Marr's starting point is May 1940, shortly after Churchill became Prime Minister. From then Britain is like a switchback railway up to to the first decade of the 21st century. (Published: 2007) (Publisher: Macmillan) (ISBN: 9781405005388) (Pagination: 629pp, illustrations) (Condition: very good in d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$15.56

THE BRITISH CONSTITUTION

By J Harvey and L Bather

(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) How the British establishment operates up to the 1960s. The roles of Parliament, the House of Lords, the judiciary, and Local Authorities remain essentially the same today. (Published: 1965) (Publisher: Macmillan) (Pagination: 572pp) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$9.34

RALLYING TO MONTE CARLO

By Mike Couper

(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) Red boards. previous owner name on endpaper.(ex school library) pages browning. Light foxing.Foreword by Raymond Baxter. Accounts of anecdotes from Monte Carlo Rallies between 1939 and 1955. (Published: 1957) (Publisher: The Sportsmans Book Club) (Pagination: 180pp illustrations) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$7.78

THE MOVIES

By Richard Griffith and Arthur Mayer

(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) 'The sixty years story of the world of Hollywood and its effect on America. From pre-Nickelodeon days to the present' A history of the movies with profiles of the main personalities of the periods and anecdotes such as the financial bartering between Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford and their respective studios. Movie serials such as The Perils of Pauline, a godsend during the period of transition from two-reelers to features and the Western are all covered in detail. (Published: 1957) (Publisher: Bonanza) (Pagination: Large Format. 442pp photographs) (Condition: Good in red boards with black spine.) UL-XXXXXX

$12.45

ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN VOL 58 NO.5/6 1988 JAPANESE ARCHITECTURE

By Botond Bognar et al

(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) Front cover creased on corner. (Published: 1988) (Publisher: Academy Group Ltd.) (Pagination: A4 format 80 pp. illustrations) (Condition: Good in card covers) UL-XXXXXX

$9.34

OLD FARM IMPLEMENTS

By Philip Wright

(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) previous owner gift dedication on title page. The farm tools and implements of a past age are described over the four seasons of the year. (Published: 1983) (Publisher: Sutton Publishing) (ISBN: 0862990831) (Pagination: 91pp illustrations) (Condition: Good in card covers.) UL-XXXXXX

$4.67

MEXICO: FROM THE OLMECS TO THE AZTECS
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MEXICO: FROM THE OLMECS TO THE AZTECS

By Michael D Coe

(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) Fourth edition, fully revised and expanded. Card covers slightly creased, signs of use but good. Enlarged sections include early village life and the rise of Olmec civilisation. A new chapter on Aztec life and society has also been added. (Published: 1994) (Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd) (ISBN: 0500277222) (Pagination: 215pp. 149 illustrations) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$9.34

AGRICULTURAL TRANSPORT IN WALES

By J Geraint Jenkins

(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) Chapters include two-wheeled carts, four-wheeled carts, human poterage and sledges, pack and draught animals, the wheelwright's craft. (Published: 1962) (Publisher: National Museum of Wales) (Pagination: 107pp 30 black and white plates. Drawings.) (Condition: Marked dustjacket, text bright and unmarked.) UL-XXXXXX

$9.34

USES OF TRADITION IN RUSSIAN & SOVIET ARCHITECTURE

By Guest Editor Catherine Cook and Kudriavtsev Alexander

(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) Architectural Design Vol.57 No.7/8 Profile 68. A collection of articles covering various aspects of Russian and Soviet architecture. (Published: 1987) (ISBN: 0856109204) (Pagination: A4 format. 80pp profusely illustrated.) (Condition: Good in card covers) UL-XXXXXX

$24.90

TAXI! THE STORY OF THE 'LONDON' TAXICAB
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TAXI! THE STORY OF THE 'LONDON' TAXICAB

By Malcolm Bobbitt

(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) Good. card covers creased. The complete story of the tradition taxi from hasnsom cabs to the TX1 taxi launched in 1997. Also includes the inside story of the cabbies daily life including his training for The Knowledge - the test by which taxi drivers receive their licence. (Published: 1998) (Publisher: Veloce Publishing PLC) (ISBN: 1874105995) (Pagination: 144pp profusly illustrated) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$15.56

MODERN SWEDISH DECORATIVE ART

By Dr Nils G Wollin

(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) Modern Swedish arts and crafts in pictures. 353 illustrations and 8 colour plates. (Published: 1931) (Publisher: Harrap & Co Ltd) (Pagination: 205pp illustrations) (Condition: Good in striped boards.bumped and owrn on edges.) UL-XXXXXX

$56.03

HISTORIC HOUSES OF EDINBURGH

By Joyce M Wallace

(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) Very Good with faded spine. Foreword by Basil Skinner. The author locates and describes interesting dwelling houses within the city boundary giving a comprehensive picture of Edinburgh life and people in days gone by. (Published: 1987) (Publisher: John Donald) (ISBN: 0859761630) (Pagination: 239pp illustrations) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$6.23

ABC OF GOTHIC ARCHITECTURE

By By the Late John Henry Parker CB

(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) 5th edition. Boards rubbed but text very good. Slight detaching at front hinge. A very small amount of underlining and margin notes by previous owner. (Published: 1888) (Publisher: parker & Co.) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$9.34

THE BOOK OF THE RED CROSS: SOCIEDADES DE LA CRUZ ROJA TOMO II

(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) Spanish text. Sociedades de la Cruz Roja. National Societies of the Red Cross. These are components of the International Red Cross Movement, voluntary relief agencies that cooperate with state authorities. This scarce volume appears to be dated around the end of the 19th Century. It lists the Red Cross societies in Germany, Argentina, Austro-Hungaria, Belgium and the Belgian Congo, and Bulgaria. Illustrated with numerous lithographs and illustrations, it includes lists and sometimes photographs of the committees and officers of the various societies. Some pages are detaching/detached and some plates are stained. (Publisher: Croix-Rouge) (ISBN: No ISBN) (Pagination: Large format, c200pp) (Condition: fair/good) UL-XXXXXX

$77.82

CHAMBERS DICTIONARY OF WORLD HISTORY
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CHAMBERS DICTIONARY OF WORLD HISTORY

By (Editor) Bruce P Lenman

(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) 7500 A-Z entries from earliest times to the 1990s (Published: 1993) (Publisher: Chambers Harrap) (ISBN: 0550150056) (Pagination: 996pp) (Condition: Very good in card covers) UL-XXXXXX

$12.45

LA DOMINCA DEL CORRIERE. FACCETTA NERA

(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) Italian text. A collection of articles in 23 parts from the Weekly newspaper, published in the 1960s, relating to the colonisation by Italy in Africa. These have been bound in blue boards by a previous owner. (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$31.13

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