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Giving Up the Gun: Japan's Reversion to The Sword, 1545-1879

by Perrin, Noel

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Published
1980
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Fine
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Boulder: Shambala, 1980. Soft Cover. Fine. Soft cover. 122 pp. B&W photos. Fine overall. In 1543, the first westerners landed in Japan, bearing guns. By 1575, guns had replaced swords in the ranks of all the but most stubborn samurai. But after 1637, the Japanese stopped using guns for over 200 years - until Commodore Perry's arrival put… Read more
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Tales of Conflict

by McKelvie, B.A.

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Published
1949
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Fine
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Vancouver: The Vancouver Daily Province, 1949. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket. Connorton, C.P.. 8vo (super). Quarter black cloth, tan paper boards with red lettering and illustration. vii, 99 pp. Colour frontis. B&W decoration to chapter headings. Slight toning to bards, wear to corners, bruise to tail of rear board, spine cocked. A collection of tales about conflict between indigenous… Read more
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The Gentle Rebel: The Civil War Letters of William Harvey Berryhill, First Lieutenant, Co. D, 43rd Regiment, Mississippi Volunteers

by Berryhill, William Harvey; Jones, Mary MIles and Leslie Jones Martin

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Published
1982
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Fine
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£41.37

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Yazoo City, Mississippi: The Saissafras Press, 1982. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. Full grey cloth, gold lettering. xiv, 160 pp. Very minor rubbing to spine ends and corners. Dust jacket is price clipped, lightly worn to extremities, perforations to front fore edge. Near fine.
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Oxford: Historical and Picturesque Notes

by Lang, Andrew

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Published
1902
Condition
Fine
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£35.46

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London: Seeley and Co. Limited, 1902. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket. 12mo. Orig. maroon publisher's cloth, gilt lettering, stamped floral border. 282 pp., ads. [40] B&W plates. Bumping and rubbing to spine ends, slight fading to spine. Slight age toning to edges of pages. A history of Oxford University.
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Boston: Geo. C. Rand & Avery, 1856. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 16mo. Red publisher's cloth, gilt lettering and decoration to spine, blind stamped panels and decoration to boards. vi, 7-335 pp. Staining to head of front board, rubbing and bumping to extremities. Some staining and foxing to interior. Ink ownership inscription to ffep and ornate bookplate to flyleaf.… Read more
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London: Longmans, Green & Co, 1870. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket. 16mo. Half contemporary goatskin, marbled paper boards, gilt lettering and blind tooling to compartments. Marbled edges and endpapers. 820 pp. Spine slightly faded, some minor rubbing to boards and extremities. Light damp staining to tail- and fore-edges of frontis and title page. Fine overall.
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The Scientific and Literary Treasury

by Maunder, Samuel; Johnson, James Yate (revised by)

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Published
1870
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Fine
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London: Longmans, Green & Co, 1870. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket. 16mo. Half contemporary goatskin, marbled paper boards, gilt lettering and blind tooling to compartments. Marbled edges and endpapers. xvi, 960 pp. Spine slightly faded, some minor rubbing to boards and extremities. Bookplate to front pastedown. Fine overall.
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Historiarum Libri Accuratissime Editi. C. Crispus Sallustius and Dictorum Factorumque Memorabilium, Libri XI

by Rufus, Quintus Curtius; Crispus, Gaius Sallustius; Maximus, Valerius

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Very Good
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Amtelaedami: Henricus Wetstein. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 16mo. (1676-1727?) Vellum, lettered spine and red edges. With separate title pages and pagination: 271 pp., [16] (A-S8), 192 pp., [8] (A-M8, N4), [6] 328 pp (3*, [1] A-V8. X4). Illustrated with title engravings. The title page of the third book lists the printer as Elzevir. However, in 1681, printer… Read more
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Greece and Britain

by Casson, Stanley

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Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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London: Collins. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. [N.d., ca. 1965] Orig. aqua cloth, maroon stamped vignette to front board. 112 pp. [11] colour plates + 64 illustrations in B&W. Rubbing to spine ends. Some foxing to interior. Dust jacket is sunned tos pine, foxed to covers, short tears to edges. Lt.-Col. Stanley Casson, distinguished scholar… Read more
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Peeps at Many Lands: Japan

by Finnemore, John

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Published
1907
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Very Good
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London: Adam and Charles Beck, 1907. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo. Orig. teal cloth, colour pictorial onlay and blind stamped panels. viii, 88 pp. Top edge grey. With 8 full-page illustrations in colour. Chip to spine ends, sunning to spine, spine foot is damp stained. Boards lightly soiled. Slight cracking to rear joint. Cracking to front hinge.… Read more
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[Southampton]: [Red Funnel Steamers, Ltd]. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo. [1962]. Full blue cloth, gilt armorial device of Southampton Isle of Wight & South of England Royal Mail Steam Packet Company Limited to front board. Map endpapers. 107 pp. Offset panel to front board, sunning to spine. A few small stains to cloth. Tiny spot of wear… Read more
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Musical Life in Italy

by Ente Nazionale Industrie Turistiche

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Near Fine
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s.l.: Ente Nazionale Industrie Turistiche. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 6" x 8" [N.d., ca. 1935] Orig. cream card wraps. 34 pp. B&W photos in text. Wraps are slightly bumped at extremities, some discolouration to rear cover, one short tear to each the top and tail edges of rear cover.
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[Lisboa]: Ministerio Da Cultura, Gabinete Das Relacoes Internacionais. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo. [1999.] First edition of 500 copies. Soft cover. 133 pp. Colour illustration throughout. Some curling to covers, chipping to spine foot, creasing to lower corner of rear cover. Fine overall.
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The Montefeltro Conspiracy: A Renaissance Mystery Decoded

by Simonetta, Marcello

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Published
2008
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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New York: Doubleday, 2008. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo. Quarter tan cloth, red paper boards. xv, 251 pp. Fine. The Italian Renaissance is remembered as much for intrigue as it is for art, with papal politics and infighting among Italy's many city-states providing the grist for Machiavelli's classic work on take-no-prisoners politics, The Prince. The attempted assassination… Read more
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Royal Edinburgh

by Oliphant, [Margaret]

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New York: H.M. Caldwell Company. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo. [N.d., ca 1900?] Orig. gilt-stamped purple publisher's cloth. T.E.G. iii, 408 pp. [27] B&W plates. Spine sunned, edges rubbed. Spine tilted. A few stains to cloth. One inch tear to foot of title page. Stamp of Sisterhood of St. John of Divine, incorporated 1889, to title page.… Read more
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Life of Danton

by Beesly, A.H.

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Published
2005
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Fine
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[Whitefish, Montana]: Kessinger Publishing, 2005. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo. Reprint of the second edition of 1899, originally published by Longmans, Green & Co. Soft cover. 332 pp. Slight tilting to spine, spot of bubbling to lamination at spine head. Fine overall.
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The Nigerian Misunderstanding

by Stephan, Klaus W.

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Published
1967
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Fine
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Munich: Bayerischer Rundfunk, 1967. Soft Cover. Fine. 5" x 8.5" Orig. cream card wraps, staple binding. Unpagined, 7 pp. Fine condition. Commentary, broadcast by Bayerischer Rundfunk, Munchen (Bavarian Broadcasting Corporation, Munich), 1. Programm, on September 11th, 1967, 6:30-6:50 pm.
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Addresses and Citations at The Installations of the Chancellor Sir Kashim Ibrahim, Foundation Day 1967

by Ibrahim, Sir Kashim

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Published
1967
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Near Fine
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Ibadan: University of Ibadan, 1967. Soft Cover. Near Fine. Orig. brown card wraps. 23 pp. [2] plates B&W photos. Perforation to p. 7 with some minor loss. Near fine overall. With addresses by Federal Military Government Head Yakubu Gowon and the Chancellor Kashim Ibrahim.
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Nigeria Year Book 1965

by The Daily Times

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Published
1965
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Good
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Lagos: Times Press Limited, 1965. Soft Cover. Good. 12mo. Soft cover. 304 pp. B&W illustrations. Spine tilted and creased. Covers stained and creased. Interior age toned.
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100 Facts About Nigeria

by National Ministry of Information Publication

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Near Fine
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Lagos: National Ministry of Information. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 5.5" x 8.5" [N.d., ca 1958?] Orig. card wraps, staple binding. 32 pp. B&W photos. Light wear to extremities, a few creases to covers, light soiling to rear.
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