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The Political Collapse of Europe

by Hajo Holborn

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Published
1964
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Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 1964. Hardcover. HC/DJ - very good. Pages clean and intact, with no markings other than previous owner's name written very small on endpage, light soiling upper edge of pages. Dustjacket has age tanning, darkening to spine, light soiling and a few tiny edge tears, partial… Read more
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Birth of the Middle Ages, 395-814

by Moss, Henry St.Lawrence Beaufort

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Published
1969
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Very Good
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First Edition
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9780195002607
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Oxford University Press. Very Good. 1969. First Edition. Softcover. 0195002601 . Earlier 1969 printing, Oxford Press. Pages clean and intact, age tanning to page edges and inside covers. Cover has light wear to edges/corners and some light creasing, light soiling to rear cover. (322osl? ) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 208 pages .
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PRINCE NAPOLEON IN AMERICA, 1861 Letters from His Aide-De-Camp

by Pisani, Lieutenant-Colonel Camille Ferri

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Published
1960
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Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket
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London: The Galley Press. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1960. Hardcover. HC/DJ - near fine/very good. Hardcover clean, tight and unmarked other than a couple light spots outer edge of pages. Jacket has light edgewear, light soiling and several tiny edge tears, not clipped. First published in 1862 under the title, Lettres sur les Etats-… Read more
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THE LINGUIST AND THE EMPEROR Napoleon and Champollion's Quest to Decipher the Rosetta Stone

by Meyerson, Daniel

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2004
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Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
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First Edition
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9780345450678
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Ballantine Books. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 2004. First Edition. Hardcover. 0345450671 . Ex-library book, but still in great condition - brodart cover and usual ex-lib type markings such as front and spine sticker. Pages clean and tight, a little scuffing to cover, bumping to corners. Only light wear overall. ; 8vo 8" -… Read more
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UNDER THE PARISH LANTERN

by Archer, Fred

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Published
1974
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Good+
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9780340178645
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Hodder & Stoughton Ltd. Good+. 1974. Softcover. 0340178647 . Pages clean and unmarked, light age tanning to interior. B/w photos. Cover has several creases, light edgewear, and small silver ink mark on spine. "An almost magical evocation of country life....in the lost England of the first World War and shortly after." --The Sunday Times (110os) ; Coronet… Read more
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DIASPORA SERBS A Cultural Analysis

by Waugh, Earle & Milan V. Dimic

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Published
2004
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780921490159
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$22.50

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Univ. of Alberta. Near Fine. 2004. First Edition. Softcover. 0921490151 . Excellent condition. Pages are clean, tight and unmarked, other than one small spot to an outer edge. Cover has light scuffing and very light edge/corner wear. Contents: Serbs and Identity Issues; Serbian Churches and Folk Culture; Serbian Arts and Literature; New Perspectives in Serbian Identity;… Read more
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THE FIGHT AGAINST SLAVERY

by Brady, Terence & Jones, Evan

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Published
1975
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Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
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First Edition
ISBN
9780563128687
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British Broadcasting Corporation. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1975. First Edition. Hardcover. 0563128682 . Clean, tight condition. Ex-library book but still in quite good condition - brodart cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Pages clean, brodart has some scuffing and light edgewear. Jacket is taped to book. Profusely illustrated in b/w. Covers the same material… Read more
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THE LOW COUNTRIES Arts and Society in Flanders and the Netherlands, TLC 8

by Deleu, Jozef (editor)

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Published
2000
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Very Good+
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First Edition
ISBN
9789075862423
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Flemish-Netherlands Foundation. Very Good+. 2000. First Edition. 9075862423 . Softcover. Great condition. Ex-library with only light wear, laminated cover & usual type markings. Pages are clean & tight. Cover has light scuffing and a little wear to corners & spine ends. B/w & colour illustrations. "The articles in this book survey the living, contemporary culture of… Read more
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NELL'S WAR Remembering the Blitz

by Wicks, Ben

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Published
1990
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780773754713
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Toronto: Stoddart Publishing. Very Good. 1990. First Edition. Softcover. 0773754717 . Very nice condition, light edge & corner wear, light creasing/scuffing to covers. Interior of pages unmarked. "Early in the Second World War, Hitler vowed to bring Britain to its knees. As the mighty Luftwaffe gouged its path of destruction throughout the summer and fall of 1940,… Read more
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FUELLING PROGRESS One Hundred Years of the Canadian Gas Association 1907-2007

by Krywulak, Tim

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Published
2007
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Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
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First Edition
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Ontario: Canadian Gas Association. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2007. First Edition. Hardcover is clean, tight and unmarked. One indent on top edge. Jacket has light edgewear, a little scuffing, and three small tears to top edge. Oblong (8.5 x 10"). The author examines the first 100 years of the Canadian Gas Association, providing a history… Read more
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THE MAKING OF THE MODERN WORLD Connected Histories, Divergent Paths, 1500 to the Present

by Strayer, Robert W.

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Published
1989
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780312003043
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St. Martin's Press. Very Good. 1989. First Edition. Softcover. 0312003048 . Light edgewear, moderate corner wear, some corner curling, light soiling outer edge of pages. Internal pages are very good except for approx. 8 pages with underlining/highlights/writing (fairly minor). B/w illus. 550 pages. "focuses on global history as a history of encounters rather than separate civilizations,… Read more
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THATCHER'S REIGN A Bad Case of the Blues

by McFadyean, Melanie & Renn, Margaret

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Published
1984
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780701128579
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London: Chatto & Windus. Very Good. 1984. First Edition. Softcover. 0701128577 . Only light wear overall, a little wear to corners. Internal pages are clean & tight, except for one page with some writing in pen & another page which is a bit wrinkled. Square (approx. 7x7"). 128 pages. B/w photos. "...a thoroughly researched and illustrated record… Read more
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CODES AND CIPHERS An a to Z of Covert Communication, from the Clay Tablet to the Microdot

by Wrixon, Fred B.

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Published
1992
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Good+
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First Edition
ISBN
9780132770477
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Prentice Hall. Good+. 1992. First Edition. Softcover. 0132770474 . Ex-library book, but still in good condition - laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Light edge and corner wear to cover, light soiling outer edge of pages. Interior very good - occasional light wrinkling or earmarks. 260 pages. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; "This thoroughly… Read more
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THE LAST GREAT VICTORY The End of the World War II, July / August 1945

by Weintraub, Stanley

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Published
1995
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Very Good+
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First Edition
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9780452270633
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Truman Talley Books / Plume. Very Good+. 1995. First Edition. Softcover. 0452270634 . Ex-library book, but still in very good condition - laminated cover and usual ex-lib type of markings. Cover has light edge/corner wear, a small amount of soiling to outer edge of pages. Interior is clean and intact, a couple lightly wrinkled pages. ; 8vo… Read more
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Notes on Military Railway Engineering, Part IV, Operating 1942

by The War Office, Quartermaster-General

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Published
1942
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Good
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First Edition
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London: Quartermaster-General. Good. 1942. First Edition. Hardcover. Cover has light edge and corner wear, corner bumping, sticker residue one upper corner, small tears spine ends. No dustjacket as issued. Pages all intact, one partial paper split at spine inside rear cover. 27 fold-out diagrams at rear. A small number of pen markings were noted (quite minor) … Read more
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A HOME FOR FOUNDLINGS

by Jocelyn, Marthe

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Published
2005
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Fine
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First Edition
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9780887767098
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Toronto: Tundra Books. Fine. 2005. First Edition. Softcover. 0887767095 . Excellent, as new condition other than a crease across back cover. Clean, no markings. 120 pages. B/w photos & illustrations. "Thousands of mothers carried their babies to the gates of the Foundling Hospital desperate to save them from the cruel streets of eighteenth-century London. Each baby … Read more
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POLITICS AND THE BENCH The Judges and the Origins of the English Civil War

by Jones, William John

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Published
1971
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Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
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First Edition
ISBN
9780049420946
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London: Allen & Unwin. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1971. First Edition. Hardcover. 0049420941 . Believed to be author's signature on endpage, "With kindest regards, Bill J. " Hardcover is fine other than very light wear to spine ends and bottom edge, otherwise clean and unmarked. Dustjacket has age tanning and light edgewear, no tears,… Read more
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LIKE WATER IN A DRY LAND A Journey Into Modern Israel

by Selby, Bettina

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Published
1996
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Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
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First Edition
ISBN
9780006279426
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Harper Collins. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1996. First Edition. Hardcover. 0006279422 . Ex-library very good+, mylar cover & usual stamps & stickers, only light wear overall, clean & tight. B/w photos. " In December 1994, at a time of intense political initiative for peace in the Middle East, Bettina Selby set off on a… Read more
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A VILLAGE IN MALTA Fieldwork Edition

by Boissevain, Jeremy

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Published
1980
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Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780030534119
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Holt, Rinehart and Winston. Very Good+. 1980. First Edition. Softcover. 0030534119 . Light edge/corner wear to cover, price sticker on front. Interior clean and unmarked. B/w illus. A case study in cultural anthropology. "Malta is unique in the Mediterranean context, in that there is a high literacy rate & an economy that for centuries has been based… Read more
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PHILBY, THE SPY WHO BETRAYED A GENERATION

by Page, Bruce; Leitch, David; Knightley, Phillip

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Published
1969
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Good+
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England: Penguin. Good+. 1969. Softcover. Light edge & corner wear, small tear to back cover has left a tiny tear to the last few pages. Age tanning to cover & pages. Internal pages are clean & tight other than above. B/w photos. "Throughout the years of greatest East-West tension every British intelligence effort was jeopardized, because… Read more
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