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By: BURCKHARDT, Jacob

Price: $9.00

Publisher: USA, Harper Torchbooks, 1965

Edition: First Harper Printing


Introduction by H. R. Trevor-Roper. xxiv, 280pp, 10pp publisher`s catalogue. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. Only very slight edge wear present. Weight, 311g. View more info

100 Photos That Changed Canada

By: REID, Mark - Editor

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Scarborough, ON, Canada, HarperCollins Canada, Limited, 2009

Edition: First Edition, First Printing


One hundred photos that changed Canada. "A Phyllis Bruce book". edited by Mark Reid ; foreword by Charlotte Gray ; preface by Deborah Morrison. xxi, 230 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. (some col.) ; 29 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, clean and unmarked, still fresh, in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Heavy book weighing 1.605kg. View more info

1848: The Revolution of the Intellectuals

By: NAMIER, Sir Lewis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: UK, Oxford University Press, 1971

Edition: Sixth Impression of 1944


Raleigh Lectures on History, 1944. Originally published 1946 Reprinted from the Proceedings of the British Academy, Vol. 30. 124 pages ; 23 cm. Book is very bright and clean still reasonably fresh. Binding is tight and square and there is no wear to the cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is similar. Weight, 272g. Lettermail may apply. View more info

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1939: The Alliance That Never Was and the Coming of World War II

By: CARLEY, Michael Jabara

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Chicago, Ivan R. Dee, 1999

Edition: First Edition


Story of the attempt and subsequent failure to forge an Alliance between Britain, France and the Soviet Union in the days before WWII. 321pp. Bright, fresh copy - 'as new'. View more info

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1939: The Alliance That Never Was and the Coming of World War II

By: CARLEY, Michael Jabara

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Chicago, Ivan R. Dee, 1999

Edition: First Edition


An account of the possible alliance between Britain, France and the Soviet Union just before the beginning of the Second World War. 321pp. Bright, fresh copy, as new. View more info

1968: The Year That Rocked the World

By: KURLANSKY, Mark

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A., Ballantine Books, 2004

Edition: First Edition, First Printing


The author illuminates the cultural and political history of a world-changing year - 1968. 441pp, illustrated. Bright, clean copy, inside and outside. Gift inscription to the ffep otherwise unmarked. Excepting the inscription the book appears unread and 'as new', and is in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 822g. View more info

20th Century Nationalism

By: BARCLAY, Glen St. J.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1971

Edition: First Edition


A volume in the series 'Revolutions of Our Time'. Great political movements of the 20th century. 224pp, profusely illustrated. Bright copy with solid binding. Dustjacket has price-clip. Good copy. View more info

A Brief History of Chinese and Japanese Civilizations

By: SCHIROKAUER, Conrad

Price: $15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Harcourt Publishers Group (Australia) Pty.Ltd, 1978

Edition: First Trade Paperback Edition


Overview of Chinese and Japanese history. xxi, 662 pages : illustrations: maps by J. P. Tremblay ; 24 cm. Interior is bright, clean and unmarked. Binding is tight and square. A few very light reading creases to the spine. Slight wear to the front wrapper. Solid, sound copy. Weight, 1.02kg. View more info

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A Brief History of Medieval Warfare : The Rise and Fall of English Supremacy at Arms: 1344-1485

By: REID, Peter

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Robinson Publishing, 2008

Edition: First Paperback Printing


For over 150 years, from 1314 to 1485, England fought an almost continuous war with its neighbours: the Campaign of the North when the armies of Robert the Bruce were vanquished, the long 116-year conflict with France, finally imploding into a bloody civil strife in the War of the Roses. Originally published: London: Constable, 2007. xiv, 561 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 20 cm. This is an 'as new' copy - bright, clean and unmarked, s... View more info

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A Brief History of Mutiny

By: WOODMAN, Richard

Price: $13.50

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Robinson Publishing, 2005

Edition: First Edition, First Printing


A unique, seaman's perspective on five centuries of shipboard rebellion. 310pp, photo illustrated. Mint copy, 'as new'. Weight, 270g. View more info

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A Brief History of the Crusades : Islam and Christianity in the Struggle for World Supremacy

By: HINDLEY, Geoffrey

Price: $7.95

Publisher: London, UK, Robinson, 2004

Edition: Revised TPB Edition


Addressing aspects rarely considered, Hindley's penetrating study sheds light on some of the most pressing issues of religious division and shows how the Crusades helped to shape Europe, the modern world and relations between Christian and Muslim countries to this day."--BOOK JACKET. xx, 300 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 20 cm. Bright, clean and unmarked; no creases to the spine. About 'as new'. Weight, 280g. View more info

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A Brief History of the Crusades: Islam and Christianity in the Struggle for World Supremacy

By: HINDLEY, Geoffrey

Price: $7.50

Publisher: London, Robinson Publishing, 2004

Edition: Sixth Paperback Printing


Islam and Christianity and their ancient struggle for world supremacy. xx, 300pp, illustrated, maps. A very nearly 'as new' copy - bright, clean and unmarked, quite fresh. Only theslightest hint of a crease to the spine present. Gift quality. Weight, 291g. View more info

A Brief History of the Great Moghuls

By: GASCOIGNE, Bamber

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, Robinson, 2002

Edition: Second Paperback Printing


The story of India's great flowering of wealth and cultural splendour under the rule of the Great Moghuls in the 16th and 17th centuries. xx, 278 p. : ill. (some col.), map ; 20 cm. A 'mint' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked, 'as new'. Weight, 284g. View more info

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A Brief History of the Holy Grail

By: MORGAN, Giles

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Constable & Robinson Ltd., 2011

Edition: First Trade Paperback Printing


"History, myth, religion" -- Subtitle on front cover. 164 p. : map ; 20 cm. An 'As New' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked with a tight, square binding, no spine creases. Weight, 175g. Lettermail may apply View more info

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A Brief History of the Normans: The Conquests That Changed the Face of Europe

By: NEVEUX, Francois; RUELLE, Claire

Price: $6.50

Publisher: London, Constable & Robinson Ltd., 2008

Edition: Second Paperback Printing


Translated from the origianal French. 280 p. : ill., maps ; 20 cm. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy, 'as new'. Weight, 251g. View more info