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There are 57 books in this catalogue.
The Map That Changed the World
Winchester, Simon
Book Number: 65725
ISBN: 0670884073
Viking, London 2001 8vo hardcover 338pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, owner's name on prelim. / Good, chipped d/w. Winchester tells the fascinating story of ''Strata'' Smith, a man who crossed boundaries of class, wealth and science to produce a map that fundamentally changed the way we view the world.
Price: $10.00


Abolition: A History of Slavery and Antislavery
Drescher, Seymour
Book Number: 65696
ISBN: 9780521600859
Cambridge University Press, 2009. 8vo. softcover. 471pp. index. Very good, spine faded.
Price: $20.00


Politicians, Socialism and Historians
Taylor, A. J. P.
Book Number: 65293
ISBN: 0241104866
Hamish Hamilton, London 1980. 8vo. hardcover. 259pp. index. Very good, light foxing on endpapers & title page. / Very good d/w.
Price: $18.00


Alexander The Great
Heckel Waldemar; Yardley J.C
Book Number: 65168
ISBN: 0631228217
Blackwell Publishing, Malden. USA, 2004. 8vo. softcover. 342pp. index, b/w maps. Very good.
Price: $15.00


Marble - The History Of A Culture
Mannoni, Luciana & Tiziano.
Book Number: 65027
ISBN: 0816013500
Facts on File, USA, 1985. 4to. hardcover. 294pp. colour & b/w illus. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Price: $15.00


Medicine in the English Middle Ages
Getz, Faye
Book Number: 65032
ISBN: 0691085226
Princeton University Press, 1998. 8vo. hardcover. 174pp. Very good+. / Very good d/w.
Price: $55.00


Antique Maps of Europe, the Americas, West Indies, Australasia, Africa, the Orient.
Antique Maps
Book Number: 64994
ISBN: 0706401638
Octopus, London, 1972. large 4to. hardcover. 128pp. index, colour 7 b/w illus. Very good, light foxing to endpapers & prelims. / Very good d/w.
Price: $18.00


Mercator : The Man Who Mapped the Planet
Crane, Nicholas
Book Number: 64621
ISBN: 0297646656
Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 20052. 8vo. hardcover. 348pp. index, colour & b/w illus. Very good+, some light toning and foxing to outer edge of text block. / Very good+ d/w.
Price: $20.00


Tristan Da Cunha 1506-1902
Brander, J.
Book Number: 63953
ISBN: 
George Allen & Unwin, London, 1940. 8vo. hardcover. 336pp. b/w illus., folding map. Very good, bookshops stamp on fep., library stamp verso title page, light foxing to page edges, endpapers foxed.
Price: $35.00


The Bligh notebook: Rough account, Lieutenant Wm. Bligh's voyage in the Bounty's launch from the ship to Tofua & from thence to Timor, 28 April to 14 June 1789 : with a draft list of the Bounty mutineers
Bligh. Edited by John Bach
Book Number: 63836
ISBN: 0049090321
North Sydney Allen & Unwin in association with the National Library of Australia 1987 8vo hardcover 336pp b/w illus, 2 fold-out. very good / very good d/w.
Price: $18.00


The Oxford History of the Classical World
Boardman, John, Jasper Griffin, Oswyn Murray
Book Number: 63227
ISBN: 0192852361
Oxford 1995 Fat, sm. 4to. Softcover. 882pp. Very good+. Index. Illustrated throughout. This superbly illustrated book is divided into three main sections. The first, Greece , runs from the eighth to the fourth centuries BC, a period unparalleled in history for its brilliance in literature, philosophy, and the visual arts. The second, Greece and Rome , deals with the Hellenization of the Middle East by the monarchies established in the area conquered by Alexander the Great, the growth of Rome, and the impact of the two cultures on one another. The third, Rome , covers the foundation of the Roman Empire by Augustus and its consolidation in the first two centuries AD. An envoi discusses some aspects of the later Empire and its influence on western civilization, not least through the adoption of Christianity.
Price: $22.00


An Atlas of Ancient Geography Compiled from Original Authorities for the use of schools
Arrowsmith, Aaron
Book Number: 63206
ISBN: 
London, John Arrowsmith, 1844. 8vo. hardcover. 26 maps + index. Fair, spine and endpapers replaced. First map has tear(repaired) other maps very good.
Price: $55.00


The Timechart History of Revolutions: 3,000 Years of Rebellion, Civil War, and Revolutionary Change
MacArdle, Meredith; Chalton, Nicola; Thivillon, Pascal
Book Number: 62867
ISBN: 1903025389
Worth Press, 2007. Folio. hardcover. 72pp. colour illus. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Price: $15.00


The Seven Wonders of the World : A History of the Modern Imagination
Romer, John; Romer, Elizabeth
Book Number: 62799
ISBN: 1854796763
Michael O'Mara Books, UK, 1995. Large 8vo. softcover. 244pp. index, colour & b/w illus. Very good, small crease on cover corner, light foxing to edges, owner's name on fep.
Price: $12.00


Speeches That Shaped the Modern World
Whiticker, Alan J.
Book Number: 62586
ISBN: 1741103096
New Holland Publishers, Australia, 2005. 4to. hardcover. 384pp. b/w illus. Very good. / Good rubbed d/w with small tear on bottom corner.
Price: $10.00


The Times Atlas of World Exploration
Fernandez-Armesto, Felipe (editor)
Book Number: 22297
ISBN: 
London, Times, 1991 Folio hardcover. 286pp. index. colour illus, maps, endpaper maps. near fine. / very good d/w with creased top edge.
Price: $18.00


Twilight and History
Reagin, Nancy R.
Book Number: 61374
ISBN: 9780470581780
Hohn Wiley & Sons, USA 2010. 8vo. softcover. 274pp. index. Near Fine.
Price: $15.00


Jumbo's Hide, Elvis's Ride, and the Tooth of Buddha: More Marvelous Tales of Historical Artifacts
Rachlin, Harvey
Book Number: 40558
ISBN: 0805056831
Henry Holt & Company 2000 8vo hardcover 372pp index, b/w illus. very good / very good d/w.
Price: $14.00


The Great Pretenders: The True Stories behind Famous Historical Mysteries
Bondeson, Jan
Book Number: 41631
ISBN: 0393019691
W. W. Norton & Company 2004 8vo hardcover 326pp, b/w illus. very good / very good d/w.
Price: $25.00


Bonaparte in Egypt
Herold, J Christopher
Book Number: 32667
ISBN: 
London.: Hamish Hamilton. 1962 8vo. hardcover. 424pp. index, b/w illus. very good. / fair, chipped d/w.
Price: $18.00


Of Catalans At Gallipoli and Other Stories
Wallace-Crabbe, K.
Book Number: 56677
ISBN: 
Cotswold Press, Warrandyte, 1977. 8vo. wraps. 40pp. b/w illus. Very good, old glue marks on endpapers. Limited edition No. 6 of 100 copies. Signed by author.
Price: $25.00


History's Greatest Scandals: Shocking Stories of Powerful People
Wright, Ed
Book Number: 40632
ISBN: 1740458095
PIER 9 2006 8vo black leatherette boards, hardcover 256pp b/w illus. near fine.
Price: $15.00


Secrets of the Labyrinth
Mosse, Greg
Book Number: 57124
ISBN: 9780752888651
Orion Books, 2007. 8vo. softcover. 225pp. b/w illus. Very good+.
Price: $12.00


The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century
Friedman, Thomas L.
Book Number: 54730
ISBN: 0374292884
Farrar, Straus and Giroux April 5, 2005 8vo softcover 488pp very good. What Friedman means by "flat" is "connected": the lowering of trade and political barriers and the exponential technical advances of the digital revolution have made it possible to do business, or almost anything else, instantaneously with billions of other people across the planet.
Price: $15.00


Ways and Means of Communication: From Prehistory to the Present-Day
Borghi, Sergio. et.al.
Book Number: 36653
ISBN: 
Silvana Editoriale D'Arte, Milan, Italy, 1977 4to. hardcover. 138pp. colour illus. very good. / very good d/w.
Price: $60.00


Chinggis Khan. The Golden History of the Mongols.
Onon, Urgunge (trans.) revised by Sue Bradbury
Book Number: 59862
ISBN: 
Folio Society, London 1993 8vo. hardcover. 188pp. index, colour illus. Very good+, minor foxing to covers & outer page edges. In very good slipcase.
Price: $18.00


Age Of Chivalry. Art in Plantagenet England, 1200-1400
J Alexander
Book Number: 27298
ISBN: 0297791826
Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 1987 4to hardcover 575pp index, colour & b/w illus. very good / very good d/w. Scarce in hardcover.
Price: $75.00


The City Shaped : Urban Patterns and Meanings Through History
Kostof, Spiro
Book Number: 51815
ISBN: 0821218670
Bullfinch Press, 1991 Small Square 4to. hardcover. 352pp. index, colour & b/w illus. Very good. / Very good d/w with two small tears at bottom of spine(repaired).
Price: $25.00


We Interrupt This Broadcast: Relive the Events That Stopped Our Lives.from the Hindenburg to the Death of Princess Diana - includes CD's.
Garner, Joe, Foreword by Walter Cronkite, Narrated by Bill Kurtis
Book Number: 61189
ISBN: 1570713286
Sourcebooks 1998 4to. Hardcover in d/w. 154pp. Very good. CD's unused in rear. Contents includes The Hindenburg Explodes, Pearl Harbor Under Attack, D-Day: The Normandy Invasion, President Roosevelt Dies, V-E Day: War in Europe Ends, Atomic Bomb Destroys Hiroshima, Japan Surrenders: WWII Ends, Truman Defeats Dewey, General MacArthur Fired, Sputnik Launched by Soviets, John Glenn Orbits Earth, Marilyn Monroe Dies, Cuban Missile Crisis: Nuclear War Threatened, President Kennedy Assassinated, Lee harvey Oswald Assassinated, President Johnson Declines Re-election Bid, Martin Luther King Jr. Assassinated, Robert Kennedy Assassinated, Apollo 11: Man walks on Moon, Apollo 13: Astronauts Escape Disaster, Kent State Massacre, Munich Olympics Tragedy, Nixon Resigns, Saigon Falls, Elvis Dies, Iran Hostage Crisis, John Lennon Assassinated, Presiden Reagan Shot, The Challenger Explodes, Berlin Wall Crumbles, Operation Desert Storm Begins, Rodney King Verdict Incites Riots, Waco Standoff Ends in Disaster, OJ Simpson Saga, Oklahoma City Bombing, Flight 800 Explodes Over Atlantic, Atlanta Olympics Bombing, Princess Diana Dies.
Price: $16.00


The Rich Tide. Men, women, ideas and their transatlantic impact.
Frost, David & Shea, Michael.
Book Number: 39712
ISBN: 0002174278
Collins 1986 4to. hardcover. 392pp. indcex, b/w illus. fine. / very good d/w.
Price: $12.00



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