1975. First edition. A near fine copy only marked by tanning to the pages. The d/w is unclipped and also near fine.
There is nothing quite as beautiful as an English country house in summer. And there has never been a summer quite like that Indian summer between the two world wars, a period of gentle decline in which the sun set slowly on the British E... read more
An established introductory textbook that provides students with a refreshing account of the complex events in sub-Saharan Africa since 1800. Aligning itself with the new critical tendencies emerging in Africa, th... read more
1984. A trade paperback copy in very good condition.
1990. A trade paperback copy in very good condition. Tanning to the edges of the text block.
This general reader's history of the ancient mediterranean combines a thorough grasp of the scholarship of the day with an great historian's gift for imaginative reconstruction and inspired analogy. Extensive notes allow the reader to appreciate thestate... read more
2001. First english edition, first printing. A near fine copy with a couple of smudges to the top edge and a previous owners bookplate to the front pastedown. The d/w is unclipped and very good with some light shelf rubbing to the panels.
From bestselling author Simon Winchester, the extraordinary story of how America was united into a single nation For more than two centuries, E pluribus unum - out of many, one - has been featured on America's official government seals and stamped on its currency... read more
2013. A trade paperback copy in near fine, unmarked condition.
More than 80 classic myths retold and explained, from early creation beliefs to classical hero narratives and the recurring theme of the afterlife. The latest title in the bestselling Big Ideas series, The Mythology Bookexplores the compelling worlds a... read more
In 1666 a spark from an unattended Baker's oven in Pudding Lane led to the Great Fire which levelled large areas of London. After the flames had been put out and the dead buried, London was once more a blank canvas for the builders and architects to create a new city a city which could be built in the full glory deserving of its destiny.
2003. A fine, unmarked copy.
Hardback 1st edition of authors first book in near fine condition. Two small previous owners ownership stamps.
"On the outside, [the foreigners] seem intractable, but inside they are cowardly... Although there have been a few ups-and-downs, the situation as a whole is under control."In October 1839, a few months after Chinese Imperial Commissioner, Li... read more
2012. A paperback copy in very good condition.
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The Paston letters have long exercised a tremendous fascination for their capacity to recreate in vivid detail the lives of an ordinary well-to-do fifteenth-century family. H. S. Bennett's classic study recreates beautifully their ... read more
1990. A very good copy, Previous owners bookplate to the verso of the front wrap - otherwise unmarked.
The very idea of diaspora--which embraces forced exile, voluntary migration, and "minorities of inferiorization"--is thoroughly examined in this atlas, along with extended coverage of displaced cultures throughout the world: the Jewish diaspora patterns, and the... read more
1997. First english edition, first printing. A fine, unmarked copy.