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There are 52 books in this catalogue.
LINDSAY, JACK:  A Short History of Culture from Prehistory to the Renascence
Book Number: 20321
Studio Books London, 1962 A study of central cultural themes from ancient times through to the Renaissance. 440pp. 8vo. Textured papered boards. Biblio & index. B/w plates & line illustrations. d/w clipped, good with shelf wear, and same copy.
Keywords: stone age traced through art
Price: $18.00


De Zorita, Alonso:  The Lords of New Spain
Book Number: 20439
London: Pheonix House, 1965 8vo. hardcover. 328pp. index. b/w illus. very good. / very good, lightly chipped d/w.
Keywords: mexica spain spanish aztec indians history
Price: $15.00


Harris, John:  A CENTURY OF EMANCIPATION
Book Number: 21397
Dent, 1933 green cloth, faded spine, no d/w, very minor foxing on half title otherwise clean white copy. Po name on ffl. 287pp Slavery. Includes Abolishionists, Emancipators, Wilberforce, The Asiento, Attitudes of Burke, Pitt, Fox, Wellington, Sturge, Gladstone, The Religious Bodies, Buxton, Conference at Cromer Hall, Canning, Planters, Colonials, Slaves, Revolt, Mauritius, Hottentots of South Africa, Decision of 1830, Cruelties of Slavery, The Aftermath of Slavery, Coolie Labour, Indians, floggings, the French, the Recruiters, Fines, Half Free, Aborigines protection, Kaffir War, nine principles of government, Victorian Struggles, Servitude of Rubber and Cocoa, The Congo, Putumayo Rubber.
Keywords: Abolishionists, Emancipators, Wilberforce, The Asiento, Attitudes of Burke, Pitt, Fox, Wellington, Sturge, Gladstone, The Religious Bodies, Buxton, Conference at Cromer Hall, Canning, Planters, Colonials, Slaves, Revolt, Mauritius, Hottentots of South Afr
Price: $15.00


Fernandez-Armesto, Felipe (editor):  The Times Atlas of World Exploration
Book Number: 22297
London, Times, 1991 Folio hardcover. 286pp. index. colour illus, maps, endpaper maps. near fine. / very good d/w with creased top edge.
Keywords: Atlas World Exploration explorers discoveries discovery history
Price: $18.00


Mehnert, Klaus:  Twilight of the Young - Radical Movements of the 1960s and Their Legacy
Book Number: 22454
New York, Holt, Rinehart, 1976. 8vo. hardcover. 428pp. index, very good. / very good, lightly chipped d/w.
Keywords: world history 1960s radicals movements
Price: $12.00


Raymond, Robert:  Out of the fiery furnace : the impact of metals on the history of mankind
Book Number: 24895
South Melbourne Macmillan 1984 4to hardcover 274pp. index, colour illus. very good / very good d/w
Keywords: Metallurgy History Metals History. Out of the fiery furnace the impact of metals on the history of mankind Raymond Robert
Price: $25.00


Allin, Michael:  Zarafa
Book Number: 26638
Review, 1999 8vo softcover 215pp index, b/w illus. very good+, small owner's signature top of fep. This is the story of Zarafa, the Masai giraffe presented to Charles X of France in 1826, and how she captivated and inspired all those who came to see her. Allin describes the giraffe-inspired fashions of the day in this period of post-Revolutionary France.
Keywords: History Biography Zarafa Allin Michael africa travel france
Price: $6.00


J Alexander:  Age Of Chivalry. Art in Plantagenet England, 1200-1400
Book Number: 27298
Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 1987 4to hardcover 575pp index, colour & b/w illus. very good / very good d/w. Scarce in hardcover.
Keywords: Age Of Chivalry J Alexander british history
Price: $75.00


Maybury-Lewis, David:  Millennium. tribal wisdom and the modern world
Book Number: 30032
New York, NY. London. Viking. 1992 4to hardcover 398pp index, colour & b/w illus. very good+ / very good+ d/w.
Keywords: Tribes Millennium tribal wisdom and the modern world Maybury Lewis David
Price: $12.00


Herold, J Christopher:  Bonaparte in Egypt
Book Number: 32667
London.: Hamish Hamilton. 1962 8vo. hardcover. 424pp. index, b/w illus. very good. / fair, chipped d/w.
Keywords: Bonaparte in Egypt european african history
Price: $18.00


Platnick, Kenneth:  Great Mysteries of History
Book Number: 35185
Barnes & Noble 1993 8vo hardcover 224pp index, b/w illus. very good / very good d/w.
Keywords: Reference Curiosities Wonders Great Mysteries of History Platnick Kenneth
Price: $15.00


Borghi, Sergio. et.al.:  Ways and Means of Communication: From Prehistory to the Present-Day
Book Number: 36653
Silvana Editoriale D'Arte, Milan, Italy, 1977 4to. hardcover. 138pp. colour illus. very good. / very good d/w.
Keywords: Communication history
Price: $60.00


Dawson, Lawrence H. (editor):  The March of Man: A Chronological Record of Peoples and Events from Prehistoric Times to the Present Day
Book Number: 37577
New York Ency Britannica 1935 4to. maroon cloth hardcover. Contains Historical Atlas, fold-out time charts backed in cloth and 64 historical plates with a facing explanation/title page for each. very good, wear to top of spine.
Keywords: history maps
Price: $25.00


Frost, David & Shea, Michael.:  The Rich Tide. Men, women, ideas and their transatlantic impact.
Book Number: 39712
Collins 1986 4to. hardcover. 392pp. indcex, b/w illus. fine. / very good d/w.
Keywords: britian america usa business history
Price: $12.00


Repp, Kevin:  Timelines of World History
Book Number: 40366
Quadrillion Publishing 1998 4to hardcover 160pp index, colour illus. very good+ / very good+ d/w.
Keywords: Timelines of World History Repp Kevin
Price: $12.00


Rachlin, Harvey:  Jumbo's Hide, Elvis's Ride, and the Tooth of Buddha: More Marvelous Tales of Historical Artifacts
Book Number: 40558
Henry Holt & Company 2000 8vo hardcover 372pp index, b/w illus. very good / very good d/w.
Keywords: Jumbo's Hide Elvis's Ride and the Tooth of Buddha More Marvelous Tales of Historical Artifacts Rachlin Harvey
Price: $14.00


Wright, Ed:  History's Greatest Scandals: Shocking Stories of Powerful People
Book Number: 40632
PIER 9 2006 8vo black leatherette boards, hardcover 256pp b/w illus. near fine.
Keywords: History Greatest Scandals Shocking Stories Powerful People Wright Ed
Price: $15.00


Bondeson, Jan:  The Great Pretenders: The True Stories behind Famous Historical Mysteries
Book Number: 41631
W. W. Norton & Company 2004 8vo hardcover 326pp, b/w illus. very good / very good d/w.
Keywords: The Great Pretenders The True Stories behind Famous Historical Mysteries Bondeson Jan
Price: $25.00


Boyd, Katharine (Editor):  Chambers Dictionary of World History
Book Number: 44285
Chambers 1994 8vo softcover 1008pp very good. A 7,500-entry encyclopedia. More than 40 contributors from British universities prepared the text, which consists of 50- to 400-word entries in a strict A-Z format. Cross-references are used extensively to direct the reader to related entries.
Keywords: Chambers Dictionary World History
Price: $18.00


Mandler, Peter:  History and National Life
Book Number: 45785
London, Profile Books 2002 8vo. hardcover. 182pp. index, very good, page edges slightly browned. / Very good d/w.
Keywords: history anglo saxon british
Price: $12.00


Overy, Richard:  The Morbid Age
Book Number: 54570
Penguin Books, 2010 8vo softcover 522pp index, b/w illus. very good.
Keywords: History / General Morbid Age Overy Richard
Price: $12.00


Lucie-Smith, Edward:  Joan Of Arc
Book Number: 50939
Allen Lane Penguin Books, London, 1976. 8vo. hardcover. 327pp. index. b/w illus. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Keywords: Joan Of Arc history europe religion christianity
Price: $18.00


Kostof, Spiro:  The City Shaped : Urban Patterns and Meanings Through History
Book Number: 51815
Bullfinch Press, 1991 Small Square 4to. hardcover. 352pp. index, colour & b/w illus. Very good. / Very good d/w with two small tears at bottom of spine(repaired).
Keywords: history cities architecture building designmedieval siena new delhi moscow
Price: $25.00


Lapham, Lewis H. (editor):  The End of the World
Book Number: 53537
Thomas Dunne Books, New York 2000 8vo. softcover. 297pp. Very good.
Keywords: disasters world end
Price: $12.00


Lacey, Robert and Danny Danziger:  The Year 1000: What Life Was Like at the Turn of the First Millennium: An Englishman's World
Book Number: 53575
Boston,; Little, Brown & Co 1999 8vo. hardcover. 230pp. index. b/w drawings. very good. / very good d/w.
Keywords: history year 1000 first millennium
Price: $12.00


Friedman, Thomas L.:  The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century
Book Number: 54730
Farrar, Straus and Giroux April 5, 2005 8vo softcover 488pp very good. What Friedman means by "flat" is "connected": the lowering of trade and political barriers and the exponential technical advances of the digital revolution have made it possible to do business, or almost anything else, instantaneously with billions of other people across the planet.
Keywords: Sociology The World Is Flat A Brief History of the Twenty first Century Friedman Thomas L
Price: $15.00


Edited by Cecil Jane:  The Four Voyages of Columbus - unabriged in one volume.
Book Number: 55045
Dover 1988 8vo. Softcover. Very good. 606pp. A History in Eight Documents, including Five by Christopher Columbus, in the Original Spanish, with English Translations. Supplemented with extensive notes, maps and bibliograpy. Columbus' voyage westward in 1492, finishing with his voyage to the Indies.
Keywords: Christopher Columbus
Price: $15.00


Winchester, Simon:  The Map That Changed the World
Book Number: 55838
Viking, London 2001 8vo hardcover 338pp. index, b/w illus. Near Fine. / Near Fine d/w. Winchester tells the fascinating story of 'Strata' Smith, a man who crossed boundaries of class, wealth and science to produce a map that fundamentally changed the way we view the world.
Keywords: The Map That Changed the World
Price: $12.00


Sherrard, O. A.:  Freedom From Fear: The Slave and His Emancipation
Book Number: 55889
The Bodley Head, London, 1959. 8vo. hardcover. 200pp. index. very good. / very good d/w.
Keywords: slaves slavery history british america english colonies
Price: $10.00


Lanyon, Anna:  Fire and Song. The Story of Luis De Carvajal and the Mexican Inquisition
Book Number: 56092
Allen & Unwin, St Leonards, 2011. 8vo. softcover. 364pp. index, b/w illus. Very good+.
Keywords: Luis De Carvajal Mexican Inquisition catholic church histopry
Price: $15.00



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