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Image for Pictorial Records of the English in Egypt with a full and descriptive life of General Gordon, the hero of Khartoum.

Pictorial Records of the English in Egypt with a full and descriptive life of General Gordon, the hero of Khartoum.

By: N/A

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, James Sangster:

Seller ID: 054264

Condition: Very Good


Rebound in plain burgundy cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Undated circa 1890. Illustrated with 8 colour portraits and upwards of 120 wood engravings. Together with graphic narratives of the lives and adventures of Lord Wolseley, Stewart, Burnaby, Horatio Nelson, Abercromby, Sidney Smith, Sir John Moor, Bruce, and other world-famous heroes. 502 pages + adverts. View more info

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Transactions of the Royal Historical Society: Volume 18: Sixth Series: v. 18

By: N/A

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge University Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 055736

ISBN: 052142965X

Condition: Very Good


Contents include: Britain and Globalisation since 1850: III. Creating the World of Bretton Woods, 1939-1958; High and Low: Ties of Dependence in the Frankish Kingdom; Text, Visualisation and Politics: London, 1150-1250; Centre and Periphery in the European Book World; A Tale of Two Episcopal Surveys: The Strange Fates of Edmund Grindal and Cuthbert Mayne Revisited etc. A very good clean hardback. 279 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World

By: N/A

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1911

Seller ID: 021411

Condition: Very Good


A very good clean copy of this well-cared for book. Dark green embossed boards with gilt lettering and decoration to spine. 406 pages. End papers have darkened although text block is very clean. Number 28 has been written on front end paper. Frontis of Creasy. Provides a critical analysis of events leading up to each battle, plus the battle's progress, with move and countermove, strategy and tactics adopted by each commander and how these plus the factors of courage and... View more info

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Institute for Rewriting Indian (and World) History - Annual Research Journal 1994

By: N/A

Price: £35.00

Publisher: India, P.N. Oak: 1994

Seller ID: 056779

Condition: Good


Some creasing to covers and first few pages but text block is clean. 128 pages. Looks at what Oak calls the "biased and distorted versions of India's history produced by the invaders and colonizers" A good clean copy of this hard-to-find title. View more info

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Prophets of Rebellion : Millenarian Protest Movements against the European Colonial Order

By: Adas, Michael

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge University Press: 2009

Edition: Paperback Re-Issue

Seller ID: 060929

ISBN: 052133568X

Condition: As New


Part of the Studies in Comparative World History Series. Discusses five millennial movements of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries that took place in European colonies in Asia, Africa, and Oceania. Clean, crisp paperback - 243 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Sovereignty and Revolution in the Iberian Atlantic

By: Adelman, Jeremy

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, USA, Princeton University Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063357

ISBN: 069112664X

Condition: Near Fine


Takes a bold new look at both Spain's and Portugal's New World empires in a trans-Atlantic context, offering a new understanding of Latin American and Atlantic history. Clean, square hardback in a d/w. Appears unread - 409 pages including index. Prompt dispatch View more info

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Stuka Dive Bombers-Pursuit Bombers-Combat Pilots - A Pictorial Chronicle of German Close-Combat Aircraft To 1945

By: Aders, Gebhard; Held, Werner

Price: £27.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Schiffer Publications Ltd: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034237

ISBN: 088740216X

Condition: Near Fine


Presents the history of German close-combat aircraft up to 1945, in more than 500 rare photographs, from the infantry airplane of 1917 to the AR 234 Blitz bomber. A clean, crisp copy in unclipped dustjacket. Appears unread. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. 246 pages. Next post UK dispatch View more info

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A Nation Collapses : The Italian Surrender of September 1943

By: Agarossi, Elena; Fergusson, Harvey, II (translator)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge University Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005145

ISBN: 0521591996

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, tight copy which appears unread. Inside front flap of jacket creased. Revises the traditional understanding of a critical moment in the history of World War II, the collapse of the Italian fascist regime and Italy's unconditional surrender in September 1943. Draws on massive, mostly previously unpublished documents - 187 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Britain in the World Economy since 1880

By: Alford, Bernard W. E.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London & New York, Longman: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 062893

ISBN: 0582486769

Condition: Very Good


Part of the Social and Economic History of England Series edited by Asa Briggs. Reviews the changing role, and diminishing influence, of Britain within the international economy across the century that saw the apogee and loss of Britain's empire, and her transformation from globe-straddling superpower to off-shore and indecisive member of the European Community. View more info

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History of Europe from the Commencement of the French Revolution in MDCCLXXXIX to the Restoration of the Bourbons in MDCCCXV Vol I

By: Alison, Archibald

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Edinburgh & London, William Blackwood Y Sons: 1848

Seller ID: 044492

Condition: Reading Copy


Leather is cracking to front hinge but board is still attached, otherwise a good clean copy of this book which covers the Progress of Freedom in the World before the French Revolution; the Comparative Progress of Freedom in France and England and the General State of France and causes which Predisposed its People to Revolution. xlix + 371 pages. View more info

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Hurricane Special

By: Allward, Maurice

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Ian Allan: 1975

Seller ID: 043544

ISBN: 0711005419

Condition: Very Good


The Hurricane was not the fastest fighter of its day; it did not bear the heaviest armament; its main adversary could out-dive it - its method of construction was not as advanced as that of some of its contemporaries, it was, however, the right fighter, in the right place, at the right time. A very good clean hardback. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. 64 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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1789: The Revolutions that Shook the World: The Threshold of the Modern Age

By: Andress, David

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Little, Brown: 2008

Seller ID: 063702

ISBN: 0316731978

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, crisp, unread paperback. Comprehensive account of the tumultuous days of 1789 encompassing the French Revolution, the madness of King George, and the attempts of the United States to forge a new constitution. 438 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Warbirds Worldwide: No 24 March 1993

By: Anon

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, Warbirds Worldwide Limited: 1993

Seller ID: 065155

ISBN: 1870601297

Condition: As New


Contents include:- Old Aeroplane Company Tyabb - the home of Judy Pay's warbirds collection; Vietnamese Recoveries - A-37s, Skyraiders, Bearcas and P-63s in Vietnam' Dijon the home of French warbirds collection; Scat VII reborn; The CAC Boomerang; Ghost of Millingimbi. As new copy of this magazine 58 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Mind Alive Encyclopedia Of World History - Men and Events That Shaped The World (

By: Anon

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Marshall Cavendish: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011651

ISBN: 0856850497

Condition: Near Fine


A lovely clean copy of this book which in one volume covers the whole span of World history. Extra heavy -480 pages + index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Roman World (Exploring the Past

By: Anon

Price: £14.50

Publisher: London, Marshall Cavendish: 1994

Seller ID: 012028

Condition: Near Fine


A lovely clean bright copy of this children's book which covers the lives of Hannibal, Julius Caesar and Cleopatra. Illustrated profusely in colour. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for The People's Century Britain, Europe and the World in the 20th Century

The People's Century Britain, Europe and the World in the 20th Century

By: Anon

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Collins Educational: 1994

Seller ID: 020047

ISBN: 000327005X

Condition: Very Good


Presentation pack contains CD-ROM and user guide. A multi-media pictorial history. View more info

Image for The World's Master's - Paul Gauguin

The World's Master's - Paul Gauguin

By: Anon

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, The Studio Publications: 1946

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 026165

Condition: Very Good


Pocket-sized look at the life and work of the artist Paul Gauguin. No 11 in the World's Masters series. 8 pages of text + 24 b&w plates. Covers are a little darkened (particularly rear cover which is cream coloured.) Internally clean. A very good copy. View more info

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Warbirds Worldwide, No 21 May 1992

By: Anon

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, Warbirds Worldwide Limited: 1992

Seller ID: 065153

ISBN: 1870601254

Condition: As New


Contents of this issue include:- Hurricane Update; Flying Gustav Black 6; A visit to Aircraft Cylinder and Turbine; Jo Mabee's Midland Warriors; The Aircraft Restoration Company; The Ladybird and the Owl etc. As new 58-page magazine. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Collins Atlas of the World : Concise Edition

By: Anon

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 033607

ISBN: 0004483685

Condition: As New


As new, unread copy of this popular world atlas which includes both maps of the world and a geographical encyclopaedia. 160 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for Warbirds Worldwide No. 23 December 1992

Warbirds Worldwide No. 23 December 1992

By: Anon

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, Warbirds Worldwide Limited: 1992

Seller ID: 065217

ISBN: 1870601289

Condition: As New


Contents include:- Spitfire Summer; Trojan Rebuild; Ilyushin II-2 Stormovik; Fork Tailed Fouga; Bristol Blenheim IV; Champaign Spitfire; Mosquito Refabric. etc. 59-page magazine. Prompt dispatch. View more info