There are 55 books in this catalogue.
The Map That Changed the World
Book Number: 65725
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.
Politicians, Socialism and Historians
Taylor, A. J. P.
Book Number: 65293
Hamish Hamilton, London 1980. 8vo. hardcover. 259pp. index. Very good, light foxing on endpapers & title page. / Very good d/w.
Marble - The History Of A Culture
Mannoni, Luciana & Tiziano.
Book Number: 65027
Facts on File, USA, 1985. 4to. hardcover. 294pp. colour & b/w illus. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Mercator : The Man Who Mapped the Planet
Book Number: 64621
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.
Tristan Da Cunha 1506-1902
Book Number: 63953
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.
The Oxford History of the Classical World
Boardman, John, Jasper Griffin, Oswyn Murray
Book Number: 63227
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.
Speeches That Shaped the Modern World
Whiticker, Alan J.
Book Number: 62586
New Holland Publishers, Australia, 2005. 4to. hardcover. 384pp. b/w illus. Very good. / Good rubbed d/w with small tear on bottom corner.
The Times Atlas of World Exploration
Fernandez-Armesto, Felipe (editor)
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.
Twilight and History
Reagin, Nancy R.
Book Number: 61374
Hohn Wiley & Sons, USA 2010. 8vo. softcover. 274pp. index. Near Fine.
Bonaparte in Egypt
Herold, J Christopher
Book Number: 32667
London.: Hamish Hamilton. 1962 8vo. hardcover. 424pp. index, b/w illus. very good. / fair, chipped d/w.
Of Catalans At Gallipoli and Other Stories
Book Number: 56677
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.
Secrets of the Labyrinth
Book Number: 57124
Orion Books, 2007. 8vo. softcover. 225pp. b/w illus. Very good+.
The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century
Friedman, Thomas L.
Book Number: 54730
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.
Chinggis Khan. The Golden History of the Mongols.
Onon, Urgunge (trans.) revised by Sue Bradbury
Book Number: 59862
Folio Society, London 1993 8vo. hardcover. 188pp. index, colour illus. Very good+, minor foxing to covers & outer page edges. In very good slipcase.
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
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.