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Image for Borderland : Volume III of the Wormingford Trilogy

Borderland : Volume III of the Wormingford Trilogy

By: Blythe, Ronald

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Norwich, Norfolk, Black Dog Books: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065330

ISBN: 0954928601

Condition: Very Good


The final part of the collection of the author's regular weekly column on the back page of the "Church Times", where, with a poet's eye, he observes the comings and goings of the rural world he sees from his ancient farmhouse in Constable country. Bright, square copy in an unclipped d/w showing lightest shelfwear - 416 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Tolkien's Ring

By: Day, David

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, BCA: 2001

Seller ID: 050223

Condition: Very Good


Shows how the Lord of the Rings is the result of an ancient story-telling tradition that dates back to the dawn of western culture; and how by drawing upon the world's primary myths and legends, Tolkien created his own mythology for the twentieth century. Very good clean hardback illustrated with colour drawings by Alan Lee. 183 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Sexwatching: Looking into the World of Sexual Behaviour

By: Diamond, Milton

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Guild Publishing: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 015113

Condition: Very Good


From the sexual taboos of ancient civilizations, through the swinging sixties and on to sex in the year 2000, this book gives you a broad perspective with which to appraise your own sexual behaviour. 256 pages including index and picture credits. View more info

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Chronicles News of the Past Volume One in the Days of the Bible from Abraham to Ezra 1726 - 444 BCE

By: Eldad, Dr. Israel, [editor]

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Jerusalem, Reubeni Foundation: 1968

Seller ID: 042339

Condition: Good


The story of the bible set against the background of the Ancient World, and uniquely retold in the form of a modern daily newspaper. A good clean hardback in dustwrapper which shows signs of wear and with internally repaired tears. View more info

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Ephesus

By: Erdemgil, Selahattin

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Istanbul, Turkey, NET Turistik: 1989

Edition: English Edition

Seller ID: 037915

ISBN: 9754790175

Condition: Very Good


13th Edition. Clean, bright brochure charting the history of one of the grandest and best-preserved ruins of the ancient world. 140 pages including bibliography. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Christian World of the Middle Ages

By: Hamilton, Bernard

Price: £14.50

Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom", Sutton Publishing Ltd: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020835

ISBN: 0750924055

Condition: Near Fine


A lovely clean copy in unclipped dustjacket which is a little shelfworn. 256 pages including index. Examines the way in which Christianity spread throughout the known world in the Middle Ages and also explores the forms which it took. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Sword and The Pen : Selections from the World's Greatest Military Writings

By: Hart, Adrian Liddell

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, BCA: 1978

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 048731

Condition: Very Good


Prepared by Sir Basil Liddell Hart. An anthology of writing from Ancient Greece onwards containing extracts so varied and enlightening on every aspect of warfare, economic and sociological as well as strategic and tactical, that it will interest the general reader almost as much as the specialist. Clean bright copy in a d/w - 282 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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All the World's a Stage

By: Harwood, Ronald

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031499

ISBN: 0436191326

Condition: Very Good


The book which accompanied the BBC Television series which tells of the history of the theatre for more than 2000 years - from its earliest times in Ancient Greece through to the modern enthralling performances of today. 320pp. Illustrated with colour and mono photographs. A clean, bright copy in excellent dustjacket. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Afghanistan : Crossroads of the Ancient World

By: Hiebert, Fredrik and Cambon, Pierre ( Edited By )

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, The British Museum Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065298

ISBN: 0714111724

Condition: Near Fine


Published to accompany an exhibition at the British Museum, 3rd. March - 3rd. July 2011. Explores nearly 230 artefacts. Clean, glossy, heavy copy in french flaps. Includes, laid in, an unused postcard of the 'Dragon Master'. 303 pages including select bibliography and suggested reading. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Rome

By: Hughes, Robert

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065772

ISBN: 0297844644

Condition: Very Good


Hughes's journey through the rich history of one of the world's most timelessly fascinating cities. Clean, bright hardback in unclipped protected dustjacket. 534 pages including index. Illustrated with colour photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Quotations

By: Kemp, Peter (editor)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxfordshire, Oxford University Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 046884

ISBN: 0198600569

Condition: Very Good +


Brings together more than 4,000 observations by outstanding practitioners and a host of other commentators as the quotations extend, chronologically, from ancient Egypt to the present-day world of the Internet and multiculturalism. Clean, bright large volume hardback in a d/w protected by a plastic jacket - 479 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Canal Builders : The Story of Canal Engineers Through the Ages

By: Payne, Robert

Price: £18.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, The Macmillan Company: 1959

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 060071

Condition: Very Good


Charts the engineering marvels of the ancient world, the Arabian achievements in the Dark Ages, the dramatic advances in the art of man-made rivers during the Italian Renaissance, to the American canal boom of the 1820s etc. Clean, square hardback in a price-clipped d/w showing light shelfwear & tear - 278 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Arts of Clay

By: Price, Chrsitine

Price: £12.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051720

Condition: Reading Copy


Brings together in one volume, the earth arts of people throughout the world, and ranging from the village potters of the present day to the potters of ancient times. Damp stain to top of spine and rear cover and dustjacket shows signs of shelfwear but internally a good clean copy. View more info

Image for Prisoner of War - The Inside Story of the POW from The Ancient World to Colditz and After

Prisoner of War - The Inside Story of the POW from The Ancient World to Colditz and After

By: Reid, Major Pat

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Hamlyn: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006473

ISBN: 0600347060

Condition: Very Good


Recounts the personal histories of POW's from many times and cultures throughout history. 192 pages including index. Good, clean copy in unclipped dustwrapper. Light sunning to top of pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Great Pyramid Robbery

By: Roberts, Katherine

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Collins Voyager: 2001

Seller ID: 029892

Condition: Very Good


This is the PAPERBACK UNCORRECTED PROOF copy. Book One in the Seven Fabulous Wonders series. 287 pages + guide to Senu's World. Fore edge is a little dusty but appears unread. View more info

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A Painful History of Crime : Punishment and Pain

By: Townsend, John

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Oxford, Oxfordshire, Raintree: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018130

ISBN: 1844213889

Condition: As New


Looks at the world of the criminal, from ancient civilizations right up to modern times, including stories about different crimes, different laws, different punishments and includes information about the people who have enforced laws throughout history. . 48 pages including index. Will dispatch 26/10/05 onwards. 1 only. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Mummy - Funereal Rites & Customs in Ancient Egypt

By: Wallis, Budge Ernest A.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Senate: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 015923

ISBN: 1859580718

Condition: Very Good


Very good clean copy which shows signs of light shelf wear. Next post UK dispatch. Describes the techniques used in mummification and the rituals and artefacts associated with this funereal rite. 404 pages including index. View more info

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The English Channel

By: Williamson, James, A.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: USA, The World Publishing Company: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050724

Condition: Very Good


Looks at the English shore of the Channel and the activities upon it of nature and man, from the shaping of the coast in ancient times to the making of holiday resorts in modern. A very good clean hardback illustrated with b/w photographs. No dustjacket. Map endpaper. Text block clean. Binding square and tight. 381 pages including index. View more info

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Roman Political Life, 90BC-AD69

By: Wiseman, T. P. ( Edited By )

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Exeter, Devon, University of Exeter Press: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 066304

ISBN: 0859892255

Condition: Near Fine


No. 7 in the Exeter Studies in History Series. Examines one of the most crucial in the whole history of the ancient world. Clean, bright booklet - 81 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info