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History: Empires and Civilisations From Primrose Hill Books


The Greek World

By Robert Browning.

London:: Thames and Hudson,, 1985. First edition. Cloth. Fine in Fine DJ. Faint stain on bottom of front cover. DJ shows signs of fading along spine and top left corner of front cover.


Alexander the Great

By Robin Lane Fox.

London:: Folio Society,, 1997. First edition thus. Decorative Cloth. As NEW. Decorative print in gold on red cloth-bound cover, showing Alexander the Great's portrait. Slip case features minor markings.



By Steven Runciman.

London:: Thames and Hudson,, 1980. First edition. Decorative Cloth. As NEW in As NEW DJ. With 26 illustrations. Gold embossed ornament on cover.


The Years of Hope

By Philip Snow.

London:: The Radcliffe Press,, 1977. First edition. Cloth. As NEW in Fine DJ. Slight creases at bottom edge of spine of DJ. Slight markings on back cover of DJ.


Rome and her Empire.

By Shotter, David.

London:: Longman,, 2003. First edition. Cloth. Fine in Very Good+ DJ. Dj is a little worn and creased.


Byzantium: The Apogee.

By Norwich, John Julius.

London:: Folio Society,, 2003. First edition thus. Decorative Cloth. Fine.


Marvels of Ancient Rome.

By Schere, Margaret R.

NP:: Phaidon ,, 1955. First edition. Cloth. Near Fine in VG+ DJ. Published for the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Edited with a foreword by Charles Rufus Morey. With a great many bw plates. Gilt lettering to spine. Foxing to eps. Dj scuffed, creased and chipped along top edge and edges of spine.


Petra: The Rock City of Edom.

By Murray, M.A.

London:: Blackie and Son Ltd,, 1939. First edition. Cloth. Near Fine in VG DJ. A history of the city lying halfway between the Red Sea and the Mediterranean. With 32 bw plates and two sketch maps. Gilt lettering to spine, with is very slightly scuffed at either end. Previous owner's initials and date (1941) to ffep. Dj discoloured and creased, with chipped edges and marking to lower side and spine.


Rome of the Caesars.

By Grimal, Pierre.

London:: Phaidon ,, ND. Edition not stated. Boards. Very Good + in Good DJ. Translated by Lucy Norton. With seventy plates, some in colour. Covers printed with mosaic pattern from Roman floor. Dj chipped and torn.


A Course in Russian History

By Kliuchevsky, V.O.

New York:: M.E. Sharpe Inc.,, 1994. First edition. Cloth. Near Fine/no DJ. Translated from the Russian by Natalie Duddington. Introduction by Alfred J. Reiber. Gilt lettering to spine and cover. Very light smudge to upper cover.


The Caesars

By Marsh, Henry.

Newton Abbot:: David and Charles,, ND. Edition not stated. Cloth. Near Fine in VG DJ. Gilt lettering to spine. Dj slightly creased and faded.


A History of the Habsburg Empire 1526 - 1918.

By Kann, Robert A.

Berkeley:: University of California Press ,, 1980. First edition thus. Paperback. Very good+. Several bw maps. Lower corner of upper cover bent and creased. Slight reading creases to spine.



By Wood, Michael.

London:: BBC Worldwide,, 2000. First edition. Cloth. Fine in Fine DJ.


Chatham and the British Empire.

By Robertson, Charles Grant.

London:: Hodder & Stoughton,, 1946. First edition. Cloth. Very Good + in Good DJ. Teach yourself history series. Previous owners pen markings on reverse of ffep. Sunning to cloth, bumping to corners. Sunning and water damage to dj. Creasing and tears to dj edges, grubby.



By Frere, Sheppard.

London:: Routledge, Kegan, Paul,, 1969. Third Impression. Cloth. Very Good+ in Very Good DJ. 32 b&w plates, 13 figures. Sunning and creasing to dj. Price clipped.


A View From Within

By Blake, Christopher.

London:: Mendip Publishing,, 1990. First edition. Cloth. Fine in Near Fine DJ. Dj spine chipped at top.


The Antiquities Of Jordan.

By Harding, G. Lankester.

London:: Lutterworth,, 1959. First edition. Cloth. Very Good+ in Very Good DJ. 10 maps and 64 photographs. Scuffing, creasing and some small tears to dj.


Nineteenth Century England

By Rayner, Robert M.

London:: Longmans & Green,, 1927. First edition. Cloth. Very Good/no DJ. 9 maps and 3 folding date charts. Previous owners bookplate on fep. Discolouring to eps. Sunning and rubbing to cloth. Mildew discolouring on cloth.


The Phoenicians.

By Harden, Donald.

Harmondsworth:: Penguin Books,, 1971. First edition thus. Printed Wrapper. Very good. 116 b/w photographs. Cover lightly scuffed, chipping along edges and backstrip. Faint creasing to front.