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Civilization - A New History of the Western World

by Osborne, Roger

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Published
2006
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Near Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780224062411
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London: Jonathan Cape, 2006. A near Fine unmarked copy (Fine apart from a very small indentaion to top front with dustjacket which is not price clipped. xi + 532 pages. 47 illustrations. 20 maps. In this ambitious and important work Roger Osborne shows that we can only truly understand our ciilization by re-examining and confronting our past, with all… Read more
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The Topkapi Palace

by Anonymous

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Published
1988
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9789754790016
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$11.26

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Istanbul: NET Turistik Yayinlar, 1988. Card covers are clean and unmarked internally clean, tight and unmarked - a Fine copy. With original entry tickets enclosed. 93 pages printed on glossy paper. illustrated. throughout with colour photographs. The history of the 15th century Topkapi Palace. 205. Soft Cover. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over… Read more
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Acropolis - Parthenon Frieze, Museum

by Meletzis, Spyros and Papadakis, Helen

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Published
1983
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Near Fine
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Athens: Art Editions, 1983. A near Fine unmarked copy in card covers with pages of glossy paper. A large format work detailing the history of the Acropolis - the rocky hill on which the Parthenon is sited and describes in detail all of the ancient buildings there. It also covers the Acropolis Museum which houses many ancient sculptures and those… Read more
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Hagia Sophia

by Turkoglu, Sabahattin

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Published
1988
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9789754790498
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Istanbul: NET Turistik Yayinlar, 1988. Card covers are clean and unmarked internally clean, tight and unmarked - a Fine copy. With original entry tickets enclosed. 61 pages printed on glossy paper. illustrated. throughout with colour photographs. The history of the famous Hagia Sophia, one of the greatest monuments of Byzantium … Read more
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Writers and Hampstead - Observations on the Place and the People - 101 Commentators from Domesday to Drabble

by Norrie, Ian

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Goldring Books
Published
1987
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780900462238
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Hampstead, London: High Hill Press, 1987. A Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. A large format book of 192 pages printed in the calligraphy of George Simpson with architectural photographs by Keith Wynn and portraits of many authors and newly commissioned photographs of the houses in which they lived. In this book are… Read more
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Eyes of the Nation - A Visual History of the United States

by Virga, Vincent and Curators of the Library of Congress and Brinkley, Alan

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Goldring Books
Published
2004
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9781593730352
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$21.11

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Charlestown, Massachusetts: Bunker Hill, 2004. A large format volume in card covers which have a little wear to lower spine edge else very clean, tight and unmarked. Printed on acid-free paper. 400 pages of text and photographs, many in colour. An incomparable visual history of the United States - engrossing in its narrative, pictorially sumptuous, and exhilarating in… Read more
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The Renaissance - Cesare Borgia, Julius II, Leo X, Michael Angelo

by Gobineau, Count Arthur

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Published
1913
Condition
Good
Edition
First
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London: William Heinemann, 1913. Gilt title on black cloth boards which have marks and fading to spine. Internally there is a Keele University library bookplate to front pastedown, a name and date to front endpaper, a blind embossed stamp to title page, age darkening to endpapers, a stain to the fore edge and to the margins of many pages… Read more
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Everyday Life In Old Testament Times

by Heaton, E.W.

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Published
1956
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: B. T. Batsford, 1956. Gilt title on blue cloth boards which has a light mark to front board with no wear. Internally there are small marks left by the removal of a dustjacket cover to endpapers else very clean, tight and unmarked. A Very Good copy. Dustjacket is also VG and has a little wear to spine tail, some… Read more
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A History of the Ancient World

by Starr, Chester G.

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Published
1965
Condition
Very Good
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$16.88

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Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1965. White title on green cloth boards which are unmarked with a touch of wear to spine tail. Internally there are marks to the top margins of 8 pages else very clean, tight and unmarked. Dustjacket is not price clipped. xvii + 742 pages. 32 plates. 20 maps. 10 tables. Coloured map of ancient Greece… Read more
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Everyday Life In Old Testament Times

by Heaton, E.W.

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Published
1957
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Near Fine
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London: B. T. Batsford, 1957. Gilt title on blue boards which are very clean and unmarked with no wear. Internally very clean, tight and unmarked. A near Fine copy. Dustjacket has two small repaired closed tears, a little wear to edgws and age darkening to spine. Second impression 1957 (first was 1956). A well kept copy. Canon Heaton… Read more
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Palestine/Israel : Peace or Apartheid - Occupation, Terrorism and the Future

by Bishara, Marwan

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Goldring Books
Published
2002
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9781842772737
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$8.44

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London: Zed Books, 2002. A near Fine unmarked copy. Second Updated Edition. Foreword by Richard Falk. xxii + 173 page. 'Both a Palestinian and an Israeli, Marwan Bishara is the ultimate insider to the current conflict. This book, written in the aftermath of the Sharon election, has proved prophetic. While events may move on, the choices faced by Israelis… Read more
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The Strain of Harmony - Men and Women in the History of China

by Martin, Bernard

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Published
1948
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: William Heinemann, 1948. Silver title and motif on blue cloth boards which are unmarked with no wear but a slight indentation to lower front. Internally there is a little foxing to front endpaper else very clean, tight and unmarked. A Very Good+ copy. Dustjacket has a repaired closed tear and has some loss to back. xii + 188… Read more
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1949 The First Israelis

by Segev, Tom

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Goldring Books
Published
1998
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780805058963
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New York: Henry Holt, 1998. A near Fine umarked copy. xx + 379 pages. 16 illustrations. The founding of Israel in 1948, one of the seminal events of the century, offers a dramatic narrative with few parallels in modern history. Tom Segev draws on thousands of declassified documents along with personal diaries and correspondence to reconstruct the unvarnished… Read more
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Victory of the Spirit - Meditations on Black Quotations

by Bell, Janet Cheatham

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Goldring Books
Published
1996
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780446672009
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$9.85

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New York: Warner, 1996. A Fine unmarked copy. 157 pages. Rooted in pride and drawn from the great thoughts of great minds, the book offers insights to help you face life's many challenges. Hard-won words of wisdom, as well as African proverbs, thoughtfully and provocatively interpreted by Janet Cheatham Bell. B2C. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine/No… Read more
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In the Words of Nelson Mandela

by Crwys-Williams, Jennifer

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Goldring Books
Published
1998
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780718143060
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$9.85

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London: Michael Joseph, 1998. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. Through his words and deeds,Nelson Mandela has been embraced by the whole world as a symbol of courage, hope and reconciliation. Collected in this small book are his comments on subjects as diverse as Humanity, Racism, Friendship, Oppression and Freedom which provide an… Read more
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500 Nations - An Illustrated History of North American Indians

by Josephy, Alvin M.

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Goldring Books
Published
1995
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780712674218
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$25.33

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London: Hutchinson, 1995. A Fine unmarked copy. A large format volume of 468 pages. First UK edition. This is the epic story of the hundreds of Indian nations that have inhabited North America for more than 15,000 years and of their centuries-long struggle with the Europeans. It is a story of friendship, treachery, courage and war. It begins when… Read more
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The Levant - History and Archaeology in the Eastern Mediterranean

by Binst, Olivier

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Goldring Books
Published
2000
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9783829004954
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$42.21

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Cologne: Könemann, 2000. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket. A very large format voume of 320 pages. Coloured pictorial endpapers. Lavishly illustrated in colour. 4,000 years of history and archaeology in the Levant - from the Bronze Age to the Middle Ages - are presented in this volume. Uncovering buried history, a team of French archaeologists follows the… Read more
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Monsters and Revolutionaries - Colonial Family Romance and Métissage

by Verges, Françoise

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Goldring Books
Published
1999
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780822322948
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Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press, 1999. A clean and unmarked copy which has light creasong to corners. xvii + 395 pages. In the book the author analyzes the complex relationship between the colonizer and colonized on the Indian Ocean island of Réunion. Through novels, iconography, and texts from various disciplines including law, medicine, and psychology, Vergès constructs… Read more
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Costume and Fashion in Colour 1760-1920

by Cassin-Scott, Jack

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Goldring Books
Published
1971
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780713707403
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$8.44

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London: Blandford Press, 1971. An unmarked copy which has a very thin line of fading to lower boards but no wear. Internally there are a few spots of light foxing to top and fore edges else a clean, tight copy. Dustjaket is VG+ and is not price clipped. 209 pages. 96 colour plates. 6 pages of sketches with many… Read more
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Freedomways Reader - Prophets in Their Own Country

by Jackson, Esther Cooper with Pohl, Constance

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Goldring Books
Published
2000
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780813364520
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Colorado: Westview, 2000. A Very Good copy which has a crease to back cover and name and year to title page. xxx + 382 pages. Photo illustrations in the text. Freedomways was a quarterly journal published between 1961 and 1985, and was perhaps the premier African American intellectual periodical of its time. Edited by Esther Cooper Jackson and Shirley… Read more
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