The first short, single-volume history of the continent, from the author of the bestselling A Short History of England Europe has for two millennia been a remarkably successful continent. In this dazzling new ... read more
The stirring story of eighteen of Ireland's greatest rebels, from the sixteenth century to today. From the daring pirate-queen Grace O'Malley, to the fiery Protestant lawyer Theobald Wolfe Tone, and the courageous priest-patriot Fr John Murphy, Ireland's re... read more
2013. Reprint. A near fine copy only marked by a gift inscription to the front page.
|Series:||Short Histories Ser.|
From the first symptoms of serious unrest - the Divis Street riots of 1964 - to the tortuous political manoeuvrings culminating in the 2003 Assembly elections, the book traces the reality of life in Northern Ireland during the Troubles.It details the motivation... read more
2014. Reprint. A near fine copy only marked by some previous owners notes to the front page.
|Awards:||Shortlisted for Financial Times/Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award 2008.|
'A Splendid Exchange' sets out to establish just what drove early man to trade & to examine its profound influence on the world we know today. William Bernstein goes on to suggest that an anlysis of one of the globe's most ancient forms of communication might teach us about how to avoid seemingly new anxieties.
2008. First edition, first printing. A fine, unmarked copy in a fine, unclipped d/w. This copy presents as brand new.
Collins, 1975. A very good copy in a fair d/w.
Reprint Society editon, 1962. A near fine copy only marked by a previous owners name to the front free endpaper. The d/w is good.
1990. First edition. A near fine copy only marked by light rubbing to the board edges. The d/w is very good with some light edge wear and isolated sunfading.
1978. Eighth printing. A near fine, unmarked copy.
Knopf, 1965. Reprint. A fine, unmarked copy in a very good d/w with light edge wear and short tears. A heavy book so additional postage may apply. Please enquire for an estimate.
|Author:||T F TOUT|
Longmans, Green and Co., 1909. New impression. A very good copy in lightly rubbed red boards. The edges and endpapers are browned and previous owners details to the front free endpaper. The pages are bright with some pencil notations throughout.
1960. First english edition. A very good copy in blue cloth boards with some suntanning to the edges and spine. No d/w.
|Author:||HARRY ELMER BARNES|
Heron Books, 1965. A good 3 volume set in worn blue faux leather boards with gilt decoration. The front free endpapers have a previous owners name and the edges are lightly foxed. Internally a good clean set.