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Image for A New Light on Ancient China - Archaeological Treasures from the Peoples Republic of China

A New Light on Ancient China - Archaeological Treasures from the Peoples Republic of China

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New English Library: 1973

Seller ID: 052577

Condition: Very Good


Magazine concerning the Chinese exhibition which toured Europe and America in 1973-4. 46 pages. Illustrated with colour photographs. Includes The Times newspaper supplement from Saturday 27th September 1973 entitled The Chinese Treasures - a special report to mark the opening of the exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts. View more info

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Stuyvesant - a Franconia Story

By: Abbott, Jacob

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Ward & Co:

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 052225

Condition: Good


Leather spine strip and corners show some rubbing as do edges of marbled boards. Tear to margin of title page. Minor foxing. Otherwise a good clean copy of this story set in the town of Franconia in the mountains of North America. 156 pages. View more info

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Becoming Tania : A Novel of Love

By: Adams, Ian

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, McClelland & Stewart: 1990

Seller ID: 038844

ISBN: 077100656X

Condition: Very Good


Political thriller set in the troubled continent of South America. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 298 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Cosby Wit, His Life & Humour

By: Adler, Bill

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Guild: 1988

Seller ID: 011177

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, bright copy telling the story of one of America's favourite personalities. 125 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Antique Airplanes : Spring, 1962, Vol. 1 No. 2

By: Allen, Douglas ( Editor )

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Derby, CT, USA, Sharon Publishing Corporation: 1962

Edition: Quarterly Edition

Seller ID: 062390

Condition: Reading Copy


Magazine of America's sky-high hobby. Reading copy as crease marks and signature to cover. Internally clean - 72 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Anglo-American Relationship Since 1783

By: Allen, H.C.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Adam & Charles Black: 1959

Seller ID: 055290

Condition: Good


Written in the 1950s it examines the relationship between the two nations - covering such topics as economic dealings, social and political contacts, the cultural tie; emotional bonds, and the diplomatic relationship. Good clean hardback - front endpaper clipped to top corner. Previous owner's sticker to front pastedown. 247 pages including index. View more info

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America's Favorite Boat Ride Cruise Guide

By: Anon

Price: £7.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Circle Line:

Edition: 8th Edition

Seller ID: 006750

Condition: Very Good


Guide to the Circle Line cruise yacht which sails around Manhattan island. 32pp. Circa 1970's. Includes an aerial photograph of seven ships docked at the passenger ship terminal, including Queen Elizabeth 2. Colour illustrations throughout. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Road & Track The Motor Enthusiasts' Magazine July 1959 Volume 10, No 11

By: Anon

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Not Stated, Road & Track: 1959

Seller ID: 023233

Condition: Fair


76 page motoring magazine. Wrappers are a little creased and worn. Minor staining to front cover and first page. Articles include - Air conditioning your imported car, Let's not hop it Up & Three Designs for a US Formula Junior. Middle page is loose at top staple. View more info

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Time Out Guide to Chicago

By: Anon

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Penguin Books Ltd: 2002

Seller ID: 023671

ISBN: 0140290796

Condition: Very Good


A very good, clean second-hand copy. 300 pages + maps. Everything you need to explore the city whether you are a resident or a first time visitor. View more info

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Broadway

By: Atkinson, Brooks

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co: 1971

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 051499

ISBN: 0304937908

Condition: Very Good


Presents a lively anecdotal history of the theatrical capital of America, from turn-of-the-century operettas and melodramas to the escapist extravaganzas and protest theatre of the sixties. Clean large volume hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear & tear - 484 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Tomboy Bride : A Woman's Personal Account of Life in Mining Camps of the West

By: Backus, Harriet Fish

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Boulder, CO, USA, Pruett Publishing Co: 1969

Seller ID: 030201

ISBN: 0871085127

Condition: Good +


Clean, bright paperback showing light curling - 273 pages including epilogue. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Hurry Up, America, and Spit (SIGNED COPY)

By: Bailey, Pearl

Price: £17.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Harcourt Bace Jovanovich: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 045234

ISBN: 0151430004

Condition: Very Good


One of America's foremost and best-loved entertainers pens her prescription that her fans everywhere will understand and appreciate. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w. SIGNED by the author to a second half-title page with the inscription '' First copy 6/5/76 To Burt Because you care - Love Pearl ''. 106 pages. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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1100 Mk 2,3, 1300 Mk 1,2,3, America 1968-74 Autobook ...

By: Ball, Kenneth

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Brighton, East Sussex, Autopress Ltd: 1977

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 053309

ISBN: 0851474810

Condition: Very Good


Clean bright copy in wipeable plastic covers. 186 pp including index and blank notes pages. Covers the Austin Morris 1100 MK 2.3 1968-73, Austin Morris 1300 Mk 1,2,3 GT 1968-74, Austin America 1968-72, M.G. 1100 MK 2, 1300 MK 1,2,3 1968-71, Riley 1100 Mi2, 1300 Mk1, 2 1968-9, Vanden-Plas Princess 1100 Mk2, 1300 1968-74 and Wolseley 1100 Mk2, 1300 Mk1,2,3 1968-73. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Dollars and Dictators : Guide to Central America

By: Barry, Tom; Wood, Beth

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Zed Press: 1984

Seller ID: 051018

ISBN: 0862321689

Condition: Very Good


Written in the mid 1980's a comprehensive and detailed overview of the Central American political economy - profiling each country and commenting on the important issues of the time. Tanning to page edges else a good clean paperback. 263 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Memories : An Autobiography

By: Barrymore, Ethel

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Hulton Press Limited: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067363

Condition: Good


The moving story of America's greatest actress. Internally clean copy in a repaired, price-clipped d/w showing light shelfwear & tear with dustiness and sunning to spine. A good reading copy - 224 pages including index. Previous owner's bookplate hidden by front flap. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Holocaust Justice: The Battle for Restitution in America's Courts

By: Bazyler, Michael J.

Price: £16.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, New York University Press: 2005

Seller ID: 026468

ISBN: 0814799043

Condition: Very Good


The first book to tell the complete story of the legal campaign to address the injustices of the aftermath of the greatest murder in history. As new, unread and unopened copy which has been poorly stacked resulting in light soiling to fore edge and curl to bottom corners. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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Uncle Tom's Cabin or Negro Life as it was in America

By: Beecher, Stowe Harriet

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Milner & Company:

Seller ID: 032112

Condition: Reading Copy


Green cloth boards with gilt decoration & black embossing. 444 pages. Front endpaper has been removed. Text size is very small. The most famous of all American anti-slavery novels which tells of the life of Tom, a negro slave, who despite suffering at the hands of his various owner's refuses to renounce his Christian faith. View more info

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Food and Drink Police : America's Nannies, Busybodies and Petty Tyrants

By: Bennett, James T.; DiLorenzo, Thomas J.

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Somerset, NJ, USA, Transaction Publishers: 1999

Seller ID: 026510

ISBN: 1560003855

Condition: As New


An examination of the efforts of government agencies and private organisations to regulate the dietary habits and choices of private citizens. Still in shrink-wrap. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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The Historians' History of the United States - Two Volume Set

By: Berky, Andrew, S. & Shenton, James P.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1966

Seller ID: 051386

Condition: Very Good


Focuses on the pivotal events of American history and the historians who recorded the events- who told the truth as they interpreted it thus offering the reader the American story through American eyes. Two volume set - both volumes very clean in dustwrappers which have faded to spine strips and with volume I having small tear to spine strip. Presented in a grey slipcase which has been reinforced with tape. 1384 pages including index - in two volumes. View more info

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Gentleman Radical : A Life of John Horne Tooke, 1736-1812

By: Bewley, Christina; Bewley, David

Price: £27.50

Publisher: London, Tauris Academic Studies: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063642

ISBN: 1860643442

Condition: Near Fine


Part of the International Library of Historical Studies Series which draws on previously untapped manuscript sources in Britain and America, and contemporary newspapers and periodicals in studying the life and times of the unrivalled polemicist and brilliant conversationalist who was the only man in England to be imprisoned for supporting the American Revolution. Clean, bright copy which appears unread. D/w shows some minor sunning to rear cover - 297 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info