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Includes an additional pamphlet on Robert Owen.
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On an icy morning in Paris in January 1943, 230 French women resisters were rounded up from the Gestapo detention camps and sent on a train to Auschwitz--the only train, in the four years of German occupation, to take women of the Resistance to a death camp. The youngest was a schoolgirl of 15, the eldest a farmer's wife of… Read more
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Ice Age Britain (English Heritage)

by Nick Barton

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August 28, 2005
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9780713488357
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Our oldest ancestors are hunter-gatherers who lived from 2.5 million to only 10,000 years ago. New discoveries in disciplines from climatology to anthropology reveal the dramatic story, illustrated in over 150 photos, maps, and diagrams, of how the earliest peoples of Britain and Europe made their way there from Africa. Expert analyses treat the oldest-known human remains, the first stone… Read more
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Discovering Heraldry (Discovering)

by Jacqueline Fearn

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Published
June 1983
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9780852634769
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96pp includes index
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Sound clean copy.
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Fateful Choices Ten Decisions That Changed the World, 1940-1941

by Ian Kershaw

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Published
2007
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Good+
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9781594201233
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Price includes extra needed for postage. Sound clean copy in Unclipped DJ.
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Pig War Island

by David Richardson

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Published
1971
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Sound clean hardcover in worn but complete dust jacket
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A History of the Crusades

by Steven Runciman

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Published
1994
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CA$73.01

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Three volumes in slipcase. Fifth printing 1996. Extra postage will be required. Small stain to slipcase photo on request.
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T E Lawrence Letters to his Biographers

by T E Lawrence, Robert Graves and Liddell Hart

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Published
1963
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Sound clean hc in clean price clipped DJ. Photos on request
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The Fires of Vesuvius: Pompeii Lost and Found

by Mary Beard

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Published
05/01/2010
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9780674045866
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Sound clean trade paperback. In stock. Nice copy read once. No prev owner marks. Illustrated throughout
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The Mint

by T E Lawrence, 352087 A/c Ross

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Published
1955
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Sound clean blue cloth hard cover in worn but complete dust jacket
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An Introduction and Notes Seven Pillars of Wisdom

by Renee and Andre Guillaume

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Published
1998
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Good
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9780902061019
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Hard cover in DJ sun fade to spine. Bookseller barcode sticker on back of DJ. Binding is sound interior clean. Nice copy. Limited to 500 numbered copies this being 197
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In a Far Country

by John Taliaferro

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Published
November 30, 2006
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9781586482213
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In the fall of 1897, 8 whaling ships became trapped in the ice on Alaska's northern coast. Without relief, two hundred whalers would starve to death by winter's end. Mercifully, an extraordinary missionary, Tom Lopp, and seven Eskimo herders embark on a harrowing journey to save the ice-imprisoned whalers, driving 400 reindeer maon than 700 miles. Bibliographic notes, Index 400… Read more
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Castles in the Air

by Cathryn Wellner Richard Thomas Wright

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Published
2000
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9780969688754
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A companion to 'Rough but honest miner,' a CD of reclaimed music of the 1860's.
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Dream Cities:

by Wade Graham

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Published
2016-01
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9780062196316
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A lively, unique, and accessible cultural history that explores our cities in a new say - as expressions of ideas, often conflicting, about how we should live, work, play, make buy, and believe. Notes, Index, 322 pages.
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The Sale of the Late King's Goods

by Jerry Brotton

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Published
2007
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9780330427098
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Set against the backdrop of war, revolution and regicide, and moving from London to Venice, Mantura, Madrid, Paris and the Low Countries, the author's colourful and critically acclaimed book explores the formation and dispersal of King Charles I's art collection. Notes, Bibliography, Index, 436 pages.
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Clearing in the Distance:

by Witold Rybczynski

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Published
2000-01
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9780006386438
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The author illuminates Olmsted's role as a major cultural figure and a man at the epicenter of 19th century North American history. We know Olmsted through the legacy of his landscapes - among them Central Park, Stanford University, and Montreal's Mount Royal Park.A landscape architect before the profession was invented, a visionary and a man of action, he traveled to… Read more
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The Ottoman Empire has long exerted a strong pull on Western minds and hearts. For over six hundred years the Empire swelled and declined; rising from a dusty fiefdom in the foothills of Anatolia to a power which ruled over the Danube and the Euphrates with the richest court in Europe. But its decline was prodigious, protracted, and total.
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Revolt in the Desert (Wordsworth Military Collection)

by T. E. Lawrence

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Published
July 1998
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Good
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9781853266805
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The Arab Revolt of 1916-1918, when the disparate tribes of Arabia rose up as one great force to defeat an empire, was one of the most turbulent periods in the history of the Middle East and a pivotal element of the Middle Eastern arena of World War I. It sounded the death knell for the Ottoman Empire and paved the… Read more
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Turkey's religious sites

by Anna G Edmonds

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Published
1997
ISBN
9789758227006
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This book describes places that have had continuing and diverse religious interest in Turkey from the very earliest of times. 261pp incl index illustrated with informative text throughout
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