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$18.50
xxkmc53890

Slavophile Empire: Imperial Russia's Illiberal Path


ENGELSTEIN, LAURA

Super octavo softcover (nr fine); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage costs.

PUBLISHER: Cornell University Press 2009

KEYWORDS: specials Laura Engelstein imperial Russia history politics political history pre-1917 cultural

$35.00
2f46/12

Roman Social History: A Sourcebook


PARKIN, TIM G. & POMEROY, ARTHUR J.

super octavo, illus light card covers, xvii + 389pp, near fine

PUBLISHER: Routledge 2009

KEYWORDS: tim g. parkin arthur j. pomeroy ancient rome roman social history classics ancient history

$55.00
2f46/13

Jesus: The Cold Case; Reinvestigating the Death of the Most Famous Person in History


BRUCE, BRYAN

first edition, super octavo, illus light card covers, 272pp, illus, near fine

PUBLISHER: Random House 2010

KEYWORDS: first edition new zealand bryan bruce religion jesus christ archaeology history bible biblical history

$22.50
xxeke54812

Great Books of the Western World: Herodotus; Thucydides


The History of Herodotus; The History of the Peloponnesian War Thucydides

HUTCHINS, ROBERT MAYNARD (Ed)

Super octavo hardcover (VG+); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples.Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage cost.

PUBLISHER: University of Chicago 1952

KEYWORDS: Herodotus Thucydides classics philosophy history Pelopennese War history

$10.00
xxhqd55369

Mrs Woolf & the Servants


LIGHT, ALISON

Octavo softcover (VG+); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage costs.

PUBLISHER: Penguin 2008

KEYWORDS: specials Alison Light Virginia Woolf Bloomsbury history social history literary criticism domestic service

$10.00
xxhve55547

This Is My God


WOUK, HERMAN

hardcover octavo (VG) d/w (VG); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage costs.

PUBLISHER: Jonathan Cape 1960

KEYWORDS: herman wouk history religion judaism jewish history specials

$8.50
xxkpd55755

Guide-Book of Ravenna


MESINI, GIOVANNI

miniature paperback (VG); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage costs.

PUBLISHER: Longo Editore 1972

KEYWORDS: specials ravenna italy history guide history travel geography

$14.00
xxcfg55638

The Last Stuarts


LEES-MILNE, JAMES

softcover super octavo (VG) d/w (VG); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage costs.

PUBLISHER: Chatto & Windus 1983

KEYWORDS: james lees-milne history bonnie prince charlie stuart family british monarchy england english history biography specials

$24.50
2g2a/3

Spartan Reflections


CARTLEDGE, PAUL

First edition, super octavo, black cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, xii + 276pp, illus, fine, in d/w, fine

PUBLISHER: University of California Press 2001

KEYWORDS: first edition Paul Cartledge Sparta Greece essays history culture military artistic literary history

$25.00
2g11/35

Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45; The New Zealand People at War; War Economy


BAKER, J.V.T.

super octavo, green cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, blind-stamped device to front board, frontispiece, xvi + 661pp, illus, VG- (sloppy binding, wear and soiling to boards, water mark to rear board, ink stain to rear board, foxing to eps and page edges, light soiling to some pages)

PUBLISHER: Historical Publications Branch, Department of Internal Affairs 1965

KEYWORDS: j.v.t. baker official history of new zealand military history second world war world war two WWII economy politics

$95.00
2g11/43

Encyclopedia of Freemasonry and its Kindred Sciences


Comprising the Whole Range of Arts, Sciences and Literature as Connected with the Institution

MACKEY, ALBERT G.

Imperial octavo, black cloth boards with gilt lettering & stamping to spine and gilt rule to boards, frontispiece with tissue guard, iii + 1046pp, illus, VG (fading & soiling to boards, bruising & v slight fraying to spine extrems, 2cm missing portion to title page fore-edge, tearing to front gutter paper but still intact, tanning to page edges, foxing, damp-staining to some pages lower edges)

PUBLISHER: McClure Publishing 1917

KEYWORDS: Albert G Mackey Freemasonry history encyclopaedia reference religion occult history

$40.00
2g13/22

Tiritiri Matangi: A Model of Conservation


RIMMER, ANNE

Inscribed, signed & dated by author, oblong quarto, illus light card covers, illus prelims, 152pp, illus, fine

PUBLISHER: Tandem Press 2005

KEYWORDS: Anne Rimmer Tiritiri Matangi Island New Zealand natural history flora fauna conservation wildlife birds sanctuary history

$12.50
xxkqc56170

England versus Australia: A Pictorial History of the Test Matches since 1877 in 1000 Pictures


Forewords by Sir Donald Bradman and Sir Leonard Hutton

FRITH, DAVID

Quarto hardcover (VG) in d/w (VG-); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage costs.

PUBLISHER: Lutterworth Press 1977

KEYWORDS: specials sport cricket David Frith Donald Bradman Leonard Hutton England Australia test match history pictorial history photographs

$9.50
xxkqc56171

The Illustrated History of Test Cricket


BENAUD, RICHIE (intro)

Quarto hardcover (VG) in d/w (VG); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage costs.

PUBLISHER: Marshall Cavendish 1979

KEYWORDS: specials sport cricket Richie Benaud test match history pictorial history photographs

$28.50
2g14/21

The Time of the Buffalo


MCHUGH, TOM

First edition, super octavo, orange cloth boards with brown cloth spine, gilt lettering & black buffalo motif to spine, gilt lettering & blind-stamped buffalo motif to front board, illus eps, xxiv, 339pp + xi pp index, VG+ (owner's name & address in ink to fep) in d/w, VG+ (some creasing to flaps)

PUBLISHER: Alfred A Knopf 1972

KEYWORDS: Tom McHugh Victoria Hudson buffalo North America natural history Bison latifrons natural history evolution behaviour Indians Europeans extermination

$28.50
2g14/32

Over the Mountains of the Sea: Life on the Migrant Ships 1870-1885


HASTINGS, DAVID

Octavo, green light card covers, viii + 294pp, illus, fine

PUBLISHER: Auckland University Press 2007

KEYWORDS: David Hastings New Zealand history maritime history ships boats migrant immigrant sea journeys voyages food health religion crime mutiny

$48.50
2g13/37

Icons Nga Taonga from the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa


n/a

Quarto, illus card covers with large French flaps, frontispiece, xiii + 306pp, illus, fine

PUBLISHER: Te Papa Press 2005

KEYWORDS: Museum of New Zealand te papa tongarewa artworks arts artefacts Maori Pacific natural history fossils history paintings collections exhibitions

$16.50
xxaqj56464

The Australian Colonists: An Exploration of Social History 1788-1870


INGLIS, K. S.

First edition, imperial octavo hardcover (nr fine) in d/w (nr fine); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples.Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage cost.

PUBLISHER: Melbourne University Press 1974

KEYWORDS: specials first edition DS Inglis Australia history colonisation colonists social history

$19.50
xxaqj56466

A Dictionary of Life in Bible Times


CORSWANT, W. & URECH, EDOUARD (Illus)

Imperial octavo hardcover (VG) in plastic-covered d/w (VG+); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples.Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage cost.

PUBLISHER: Hodder & Stoughton 1960

KEYWORDS: specials W Corswant Edouard Urech Bible Biblical times history religion social history early Christians Israelites Palestine flora fauna plants animals minerals religion life holy places

$16.50
xxaqj56470

Burra and District: A Pictorial Memoir


AUHL, IAN

Imperial octavo (VG); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples.Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage cost.

PUBLISHER: Lynton Publications 1975

KEYWORDS: specials Ian Auhl South Australia Burra Burra mine social history photographic pictorial history record

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