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There are 56 books in this catalogue.
Timelines of World History
Repp, Kevin
Book Number: 40366
ISBN: 1858338549
Quadrillion Publishing 1998 4to hardcover 160pp index, colour illus. very good+ / very good+ d/w.
Price: $12.00


Battles of the Crusades 1097 1444 From Dorylaeum to Varna
Devries, Kelly, Iain Dickie, Martin J. Dougherty, Phyllis G. Jestice, Christer Jorgensen, Michael E. Pavkovic
Book Number: 60658
ISBN: 9781862274341
Spellmont 2007 4to. Hardcover in d/w. 224pp. Introduces 20 key battles from this period of religiously-inspired conflict in Europe and the Middle East. This work describes each battle with a contextual introduction, a concise description of the action and an analysis of the aftermath. It also includes more than 200 colour maps, artworks and photographs. Dorylaeum, Antioch, Jerusalem, Ascalon, Harran, Sarmada, Lisbon, Montgisard, Hattin, Acre, Constantinople, Adrianople, Beziers, Las Navas, Lake Peipus, La Forbie, Mansura, Nicopolis, Grunwald, Varna.
Price: $25.00


Millennium. tribal wisdom and the modern world
Maybury-Lewis, David
Book Number: 30032
ISBN: 0670846066
New York, NY. London. Viking. 1992 4to hardcover 398pp index, colour & b/w illus. very good+ / very good+ d/w.
Price: $12.00


A Short History of Culture from Prehistory to the Renascence
LINDSAY, JACK
Book Number: 20321
ISBN: 
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.
Price: $18.00


The Lords of New Spain
De Zorita, Alonso
Book Number: 20439
ISBN: 
London: Pheonix House, 1965 8vo. hardcover. 328pp. index. b/w illus. very good. / very good, lightly chipped d/w.
Price: $15.00


Twilight of the Young - Radical Movements of the 1960s and Their Legacy
Mehnert, Klaus
Book Number: 22454
ISBN: 
New York, Holt, Rinehart, 1976. 8vo. hardcover. 428pp. index, very good. / very good, lightly chipped d/w.
Price: $12.00


Great Mysteries of History
Platnick, Kenneth
Book Number: 35185
ISBN: 0880291575
Barnes & Noble 1993 8vo hardcover 224pp index, b/w illus. very good / very good d/w.
Price: $15.00


Chambers Dictionary of World History
Boyd, Katharine (Editor)
Book Number: 44285
ISBN: 0550150056
Chambers 1994 8vo softcover 1008pp very good. A 7,500-entry encyclopedia. More than 40 contributors from British universities prepared the text, which consists of 50- to 400-word entries in a strict A-Z format. Cross-references are used extensively to direct the reader to related entries.
Price: $18.00


History and National Life
Mandler, Peter
Book Number: 45785
ISBN: 1861974698
London, Profile Books 2002 8vo. hardcover. 182pp. index, very good, page edges slightly browned. / Very good d/w.
Price: $12.00


The Morbid Age
Overy, Richard
Book Number: 54570
ISBN: 0141003251
Penguin Books, 2010 8vo softcover 522pp index, b/w illus. very good.
Price: $12.00


Joan Of Arc
Lucie-Smith, Edward
Book Number: 50939
ISBN: 0713908572
Allen Lane Penguin Books, London, 1976. 8vo. hardcover. 327pp. index. b/w illus. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Price: $18.00


The End of the World
Lapham, Lewis H. (editor)
Book Number: 53537
ISBN: 0312252641
Thomas Dunne Books, New York 2000 8vo. softcover. 297pp. Very good.
Price: $12.00


The Year 1000: What Life Was Like at the Turn of the First Millennium: An Englishman's World
Lacey, Robert and Danny Danziger
Book Number: 53575
ISBN: 0316643750
Boston,; Little, Brown & Co 1999 8vo. hardcover. 230pp. index. b/w drawings. very good. / very good d/w.
Price: $12.00


A History of Torture
Scott, Goerge Riley
Book Number: 56424
ISBN: 1859581749
Senate Press, London, 1997. 8vo. softcover. 328pp. index, b/w illus. Very good.
Price: $15.00


Strange Days Indeed. The 1970s: The Golden Age of Paranoia
Wheen, Francis
Book Number: 57782
ISBN: 9781586488451
Public Affairs, USA 2010 8vo. hardcover. 344pp. index. Very good, outer page edges yellowed. / Very good+ d/w.
Price: $15.00


5 Cities that Ruled the World - How Jerusalem, Athens, Rome, London & New York Shaped Global History
Wilson, Douglas
Book Number: 58701
ISBN: 9781595551368
Thomas Nelson 2009 8vo. Softcover. 236pp. Very good. Index. Chronicles the destruction, redemption, personalities, and power structures that altered the world's political, spiritual and moral center time and again. It is an inspiring, enlightening, global perspective that encourages readers to honor our shared history, contribute to the present and look to the future with unmistakable hope.
Price: $11.00


The Proud Tower : A Portrait of the World Before the War: 1890-1914
Tuchman, Barbara W.
Book Number: 62049
ISBN: 
Hamish Hamilton, London 1966 8vo. hardcover. 258pp. index, b/w illus. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Price: $18.00


The March of Man: A Chronological Record of Peoples and Events from Prehistoric Times to the Present Day
Dawson, Lawrence H. (editor)
Book Number: 37577
ISBN: 
New York Ency Britannica 1935 4to. maroon cloth hardcover. Contains Historical Atlas, fold-out time charts backed in cloth and 64 historical plates with a facing explanation/title page for each. very good, wear to top of spine.
Price: $25.00


The Four Voyages of Columbus - unabriged in one volume.
Edited by Cecil Jane
Book Number: 55045
ISBN: 048625626x
Dover 1988 8vo. Softcover. Very good. 606pp. A History in Eight Documents, including Five by Christopher Columbus, in the Original Spanish, with English Translations. Supplemented with extensive notes, maps and bibliograpy. Columbus' voyage westward in 1492, finishing with his voyage to the Indies.
Price: $15.00


Ghost Colonies: Failed Utopias, Forgotten and Abandoned Outposts of Empire
Wright, Ed
Book Number: 60109
ISBN: 9781741964684
Pier 9, Sydney, 2009. Large 8vo. softcover. 320pp. index, colour & b/w illus. Fine.
Price: $25.00


The Duel : A History of Duelling
Baldick, Robert
Book Number: 61035
ISBN: 0600328376
Spring Books, London, 1970. Large 8vo. hardcover. 212pp. index. 47 b/w plates, 43 line drawings and 8 engravings. Very good+, faint stamp inside front cover. / Very good+ d/w.
Price: $25.00


The Impossible Dream The Building of the Panama Canal
Cameron, Ian
Book Number: 61045
ISBN: 0340043040
Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1971. 8vo. hardcover. 284pp. b/w illus. Very good, foxing to outer page edges. / Very good d/w.
Price: $25.00


Out of the fiery furnace : the impact of metals on the history of mankind
Raymond, Robert
Book Number: 24895
ISBN: 033338024X
South Melbourne Macmillan 1984 4to hardcover 274pp. index, colour illus. very good / very good d/w
Price: $25.00


A CENTURY OF EMANCIPATION
Harris, John
Book Number: 21397
ISBN: 
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.
Price: $15.00


The Tyrants: The Story of Histories Most Ruthless Oppressors
Foss, Clive
Book Number: 62023
ISBN: 1905204965
Quercus, 2006. Small 4to. softcover. 208pp. index, b/w illus. Near Fine.
Price: $12.00


1688; A Global History
Wills, John E.
Book Number: 61607
ISBN: 1862074135
Granta Books, London, 2001. 8vo. hardcover. 330pp. index. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Price: $15.00