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LINDSAY, JACK:  A Short History of Culture from Prehistory to the Renascence
Book Number: 20321
Studio Books London, 1962 A study of central cultural themes from ancient times through to the Renaissance. 440pp. 8vo. Textured papered boards. Biblio & index. B/w plates & line illustrations. d/w clipped, good with shelf wear, and same copy.
Keywords: stone age traced through art
Price: $18.00
De Zorita, Alonso:  The Lords of New Spain
Book Number: 20439
London: Pheonix House, 1965 8vo. hardcover. 328pp. index. b/w illus. very good. / very good, lightly chipped d/w.
Keywords: mexica spain spanish aztec indians history
Price: $15.00
Harris, John:  A CENTURY OF EMANCIPATION
Book Number: 21397
Dent, 1933 green cloth, faded spine, no d/w, very minor foxing on half title otherwise clean white copy. Po name on ffl. 287pp Slavery. Includes Abolishionists, Emancipators, Wilberforce, The Asiento, Attitudes of Burke, Pitt, Fox, Wellington, Sturge, Gladstone, The Religious Bodies, Buxton, Conference at Cromer Hall, Canning, Planters, Colonials, Slaves, Revolt, Mauritius, Hottentots of South Africa, Decision of 1830, Cruelties of Slavery, The Aftermath of Slavery, Coolie Labour, Indians, floggings, the French, the Recruiters, Fines, Half Free, Aborigines protection, Kaffir War, nine principles of government, Victorian Struggles, Servitude of Rubber and Cocoa, The Congo, Putumayo Rubber.
Keywords: Abolishionists, Emancipators, Wilberforce, The Asiento, Attitudes of Burke, Pitt, Fox, Wellington, Sturge, Gladstone, The Religious Bodies, Buxton, Conference at Cromer Hall, Canning, Planters, Colonials, Slaves, Revolt, Mauritius, Hottentots of South Afr
Price: $15.00
Fernandez-Armesto, Felipe (editor):  The Times Atlas of World Exploration
Book Number: 22297
London, Times, 1991 Folio hardcover. 286pp. index. colour illus, maps, endpaper maps. near fine. / very good d/w with creased top edge.
Keywords: Atlas World Exploration explorers discoveries discovery history
Price: $18.00
Mehnert, Klaus:  Twilight of the Young - Radical Movements of the 1960s and Their Legacy
Book Number: 22454
New York, Holt, Rinehart, 1976. 8vo. hardcover. 428pp. index, very good. / very good, lightly chipped d/w.
Keywords: world history 1960s radicals movements
Price: $12.00
Raymond, Robert:  Out of the fiery furnace : the impact of metals on the history of mankind
Book Number: 24895
South Melbourne Macmillan 1984 4to hardcover 274pp. index, colour illus. very good / very good d/w
Keywords: Metallurgy History Metals History. Out of the fiery furnace the impact of metals on the history of mankind Raymond Robert
Price: $25.00
Allin, Michael:  Zarafa
Book Number: 26638
Review, 1999 8vo softcover 215pp index, b/w illus. very good+, small owner's signature top of fep. This is the story of Zarafa, the Masai giraffe presented to Charles X of France in 1826, and how she captivated and inspired all those who came to see her. Allin describes the giraffe-inspired fashions of the day in this period of post-Revolutionary France.
Keywords: History Biography Zarafa Allin Michael africa travel france
Price: $6.00
J Alexander:  Age Of Chivalry. Art in Plantagenet England, 1200-1400
Book Number: 27298
Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 1987 4to hardcover 575pp index, colour & b/w illus. very good / very good d/w. Scarce in hardcover.
Keywords: Age Of Chivalry J Alexander british history
Price: $75.00
Maybury-Lewis, David:  Millennium. tribal wisdom and the modern world
Book Number: 30032
New York, NY. London. Viking. 1992 4to hardcover 398pp index, colour & b/w illus. very good+ / very good+ d/w.
Keywords: Tribes Millennium tribal wisdom and the modern world Maybury Lewis David
Price: $12.00
Herold, J Christopher:  Bonaparte in Egypt
Book Number: 32667
London.: Hamish Hamilton. 1962 8vo. hardcover. 424pp. index, b/w illus. very good. / fair, chipped d/w.
Keywords: Bonaparte in Egypt european african history
Price: $18.00

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