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The Pazzi Conspiracy: The Plot Against the Medici.

By: ACTON, Harold.:

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London: Thames and Hudson, 1979.:

Seller ID: 30629

1st ed. "Fully illustrated from contemporary sources, this entertaining and informative account of the conflict between prince and pope is filled with incidents of personal heroism and unexpected brutality." Pp.128,39 b/w illustrations. Green cloth, d/w has internal dampstaining to rear causing it to stick to rear board. VG/G+. View more info

The Cambridge Shorter History of India.


Price: £20.00

Publisher: Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1934.:

Seller ID: 45708

1st edition. Pp.xxii/970, 21 maps, owner's name to front free endpaper, slight toning to pages, minor spotting to endpapers but mainly affecting closed page edges, rippled creasing affecting pp.293-310. Green cloth, gilt title to spine, bleached spots (from water damage?) to rear board + top and tail of spine and edges of front board. G-. View more info

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Insurrection in Wales. The Rebellion of the Welsh led by Owen Glyn Dwr (Glendower) against the English Crown in 1400.

By: ALLDAY, D. Helen.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Lavenham: Terence Dalton Limited, 1981. 0861380010:

Seller ID: 43226

ISBN: 0861380010

1st edition. "Owen Gly Dwr (Glendower) could claim descent from the princely rulers of Northern Powys and from the royal rulers of Dinefwr in South Wales; educated in England he had fought beside the English in Scotland. But when the fires of rebellion finally ignited and he was proclaimed Prince of Wales by the assembled patriots he accepted the role as his hereditary right..." Pp.xii/182, frontispiece map + 38 black & white illustrations, maps to endpapers. White cloth, dustrapper slightly rubbed with 1cm tear to top front edge. VG/G+. View more info

Japan: The Years of Triumph. From Feudal Isolation to Pacific Empire.

By: ALLEN, Louis.

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London: BPC, 1971.:

Seller ID: 19720

1st ed. "Explores with a wealth of illustration the major events, movements, and personalities which have shaped our century". Pp 126. Some colour and b/w illustrations. Pbk, sunning to spine. G+. View more info

The Oaken Heart.

By: ALLINGHAM, Margery.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London: Michael Joseph Ltd, 1941.:

Seller ID: 39075

1st edition. "In 1941 she published The Oaken Heart, based on letters written to American friends and shaped into a book at the suggestion of Doubleday, her American publisher. Under a light disguise of fiction, it records the life of D'Arcy House and its neighbourhood as they adapted to war and the threat of invasion. The book was intended to stir America into joining the Allies in the fight against Germany."(MargeryAllinghamorg). Pp.276, owner's name to front free endpaperlight spotting to endpapers and pages slightly toned. Red cloth, dustwrapper has edge tears with small losses but... View more info

The Ghanaian Revolution.

By: AMAMOO, Joseph G.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London: Jafint Co., 1988. 1854210165:

Seller ID: 33421

ISBN: 1854210165

1st ed. "When in March 1957 Ghana became the first African country in colonial Africa to achieve Independence, the event was enthusiastically welcomed by millions of Africans and liberal non-Africans. Many people looked up to Ghana with hope, confidence and pride...The question then is, how it comes about that....the country deteriorated through a series of military coups that eventually led to the bloody revolution of June 1979." Pp.234, incribed by the author to fep, toning to pages. Black cloth, d/w has minor edge creasing. VG/VG. View more info

Norway and the Second World War.

By: ANDENAES, Johs, RISTE, Olav and SKODVIN, Magne.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Oslo: Johan Grundt Tanum Forlag, 1966.:

Seller ID: 40638

1st edition. Rather than presenting just a condensed review of Norwegian war-time history in all its aspects, the authors have chosen to emphasize the less accessible - and therefore more easily mis-understood - story of collaboration with the enemy during the occupation." Pp.168, occasional black & white photos. Paperback, minor scuffing to spine edge and crease to top front corner. G+. View more info

New England's Generation. The Great Migration and the Formation of Society and Culture in the Seventeenth Century.

By: ANDERSON, Virginia DeJohn.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993. 052144764X:

Seller ID: 45067

ISBN: 052144764X

"Through analyses of the process of migration and settlement and of the symbolic meaning that participants attached to their experiences, the book tells the story of New England's origins as one of dynamism and change. Focusing on the lives of nearly 700 emigrants, the narrative examines such topics as the settler' motives for leaving England, their experience of the voyage, their pattern of settlement in the New World, and their search for economic security in a new land." Pp.x/232. Paperback, uneven discolouration to cover. G+. View more info

The Register of the George Cross. (Revised edition).


Price: £10.00

Publisher: Exeter: BPCC Wheatons Ltd, 1990. 0906324173:

Seller ID: 44461

ISBN: 0906324173

Second edition (revised). "Brief biographical details are given, together with a photograph in most instances, and this book, in addition, contains accounts of the actions in which the awards were won." Pp.151. Blue cloth, dustwrapper. VG/VG. View more info

Past & Present. A Journal of Historical Studies. No.43.

By: ASHTON, T.H. (Editor).

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Oxford: The Past & Present Society, 1969.:

Seller ID: 40624

Number 43. May 1969. Contents include: 1.The Genetics of Society by C.D.Darlington; 2.The Military Orders in Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century Spanish Society, The Institutional Embodiment of a Historical Tradition by L.P.Wright; 3.Quakerism and the Social Structure in the Interregnum by Richard T.Vann; 4.Tax Revolt and Popular Organization in Picardy 1789-1791 by R.B.Rose; 5.Malthus and the Evolutionists: The Common Context of Biological and Social Theory by Robert M.Young. Plus Debates: Landlords and Tenants in England in the Later Middle Ages: The Buckingham Estates by Barbara J.Harris; an... View more info

Suffragettes in the Purple White & Green. London 1906-14.

By: ATKINSON, Diane.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London: Museum of London, 1992. 0904818535:

Seller ID: 39769

ISBN: 0904818535

"Purple...stands for freedom and dignity, white stands for purity in private and public is the colour of hope and the emblem of spring" (Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence, 1908). "This book examines the largely unrecognised merchandising and image-building skills of the suffragettes, who turned fashion and consumerism to brilliant political advantage." 26.5cms X 19.5cms. Pp.136, many black & white and colour illustrations. Paperback. VG. View more info

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Suffragettes (London Connection No.12).

By: ATKINSON, Diane.

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London: Museum of London, 1988. 0904818284:

Seller ID: 44638

ISBN: 0904818284

"A fascinating insight into the dramatic and sometimes violent campaign for Votes for Women waged by the militant members of the women's suffrage movement, the Suffragettes". 20cms x 21cms. Pp.16, illustrated throughout with black & white photos, ownership inkstamp of City of London Police Museum to bottom of final page. Illustrated card covers. G+. View more info

Spain. A Brief History.


Price: £10.00

Publisher: London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1934.:

Seller ID: 11064

1st ed. "Attention is focussed on the evolutionary significance of events, policies and social conditions rather than on the mere recital of facts". Pp. 10/200, + coloured folding map to rear. Spotting to closed page edges not affecting text. Black cloth, gilt title to spine, illustd. d/w, price clipped. G/G. View more info

Abraham Lincoln: Wisdom and Wit. (Illustrated by Jeff Hill).

By: BACHELDER, Louise. (Editor).:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: New York: The Peter Pauper Press, 1965.:

Seller ID: 15294

1st ed. Sayings of Abraham Lincoln. 19cms. x 11.5cms. Pp. 61, 8 illustrations. Brown and green cloth, matching illustrated d/w. VG/G+. View more info

Historical Interpretation: Sources of English Medieval History, 1066 - 1540.


Price: £4.00

Publisher: Middlesex: Pelican Books, 1965.:

Seller ID: 12270

1st ed. "J.J.Bagley's original contribution offers the general reader the chance to accompany the historian on the whole fascinating voyage of detection and discovery which is his profession". Pp.285, pages slightly toned. P/b.G+. View more info


By: BAILEY, Sydney D.:

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London: Hutchinson, 1952.:

Seller ID: 11068

1st ed. "The story of Ceylon is the story of successive invasions". Pp. 168, + 1 map. Beige cloth, d/w with slight chipping to edges. G+/G. View more info

Merchants and Merchandise. The Expansion of Trade in Europe 1500-1630.

By: BALL, J.N.:

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London: Croom Helm, 1977.:

Seller ID: 30370

1st ed. "...presents a broad view of the expansion of trade in sixteenth-century Europe." Chapters deal with merchantile organisation, relations between commercial life and state policy and the evolution of the financial system. Pp.226. Black cloth, d/w. VG/VG. View more info

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Poland at Arms 1939-1945.

By: BALUK, Stefan.

Price: £180.00

Publisher: Warsaw: Polonia Publishers, 1990. 8370211178:

Seller ID: 37636

ISBN: 8370211178

1st edition. "In the years 1939-45, Poland was subjected to the extermination policy of the Third Reich, which set forth to biologically annihilate the nation, its material and cultural heritage." 28.5cms x 20.5cms. Pp.148/6 maps to end, inscribed by the author "With compliments to Madame Sue Ryder from Author" to copyright page, illustrated throughout with black & white photographs throughout. Black & white illustrated laminated board, slight rubbing to top and tail of spine. A scarce book. VG. **Sue Ryder was a British volunteer with Special Operations Executive in the S... View more info

The Pilgrimage of Western Man. A History of Europe from 1500 to 1949 & - as its leading motif- our approach from the vision of the Pilgrim City to our vision of One World.

By: BARR, Stringfellow.:

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London:Victor Gollancz,1950.:

Seller ID: 5001

1st ed. Pp.14/369,spotting to page edges not affecting text. Grey cloth, d/w rubbed and chipped with loss to top of spine. G/G. View more info

Prohibition: The 13 Years That Changed America.

By: BEHR, Edward.:

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London: BBC Books, 1997.:

Seller ID: 31347

1st ed. Published to accompany a television series of the same name. "The many shocking and compelling stories to be found in this fascinating study do much to challenge conventional perceptions of the Prohibition era and of how it shaped modern-day America." Pp.256, 16 pages of b/w photo illustrations. Black cloth, d/w. VG/VG. View more info