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Author: GEORGE MALCOLM THOMSON - Author of Sir Francis Drake
Publisher: Secker & Warburg, London, 1975, First Edition, hardcover 8vo without dj, 288 pages, B/W PHOTOGRAPHS, lt brown eprs, 28 Chapters & Index
Condition:Blue cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine, rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, without dustjacket.
Description: This is the story of the search for the N.W. Passage, which encompasses five centuries and such names as Cabot, Frobisher, Hudson, Ross, Champlain, Franklin, Parry and Admundsen
Author: L. G. PINE Historian & Editor of Bourkes Peerage. Names, Nicknames, Genealogy, Derivations, History of names from many countries.
Publisher: Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, 1984, First Edition, hardcover 8vo with dj, 207pp., A-Z & INDEX.
Condition:Red cloth-bound hardcover with bright gilt title to spine, minimal edgewear, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight fading to spine, slight foxing to inside, small tear to back cover slight edgewear
Description: The rise of surnames in Europe is comparatively recent (in the last 900 years or so), and some nicknames have become surnames. Interesting and historical.
In this dictionary L. G. Pine brings together a wealth of detail to delight his readers.
Author: by Norman Bancroft-Hunt F.R.A.I. with colour Photographs by Werner Forman -
Publisher: BCA, London, 1979, hardcover 4to with dj, 5 chapters,colour photo plates & b/w illustrations, 128pp., index.
Condition:Black cloth-bound hardcover with bright gilt title to spine, STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with no inscriptions and a mild corner bump, in a clipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with very mild rubbing.
Description: A study of an affluent society of fishing & trading. The Potlatch ceremony, Shamen, Way of Life; Artifacts; The supernatural; Myth & Cosmology; Dance; Ceremony. Featuring the Tlingit, Tsimshian, Haida, Kwakiutl, Salish, Nootkan and Bella Coola people.
Author: HANS-HEINRICH ISENBART and EMIL M. BUHRER with contributions by: Kurt Albrecht, Andrej Franetic, Leo Mazakarini, Heinz Nurnberg - GLORIOUS COLOUR
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1986, First American Edition, hardcover large quarto with dj, 204pp., COLOUR & B/W PHOTOGRAPHS & ILLUSTRATIONS throughout,9 Chapters.
Condition:Two-tone cloth-bound hardcover of horses mane with red title to spine, minimal edgewear, CLEAN & TIGHT in VERY GOOD CONDITION, has 3 Japanese style red name stamps to freprs, in a clipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with small tear to front cover & very slight edging
Description: This is a celebration in words and pictures of the Lipizzaner. Here is its four-hundred-year history: its ancestors from Spain and Arabia and the Balkan hinterlands, its development under imperial sponsorship at the height of the Hapsburg power.
Author: by Ludmila Kybalova - Olga Herbenova - Milena Lamarova with over 1000 Photographs Translated by Claudia Rosoux Foreword by James Laver
Publisher: Paul Hamlyn/Crown Publishers, London/New York, 1970, Second impression, 1st pub. in NY in 1968, hardcover large 8vo with dj, 608pp., COLOUR & B/W ARTWORKS, PHOTOS
Condition:Pale green cloth-bound hardcover with title to spine & frcvr with design to frcvr, slight rubbing to spine & corners, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, previous owner's name to frepr,very slight foxing to eprs, in an unclipped FAIR DUSTJACKET with edgewear
Description: Divided into two parts; the first half of the volume comprises a concise history of fashion from the fourth millennium B.C. right down to the present day (1960s) - the second half consists of a detailed glossary of the various garments and accessories.
Author: Edited by M. Cary - A. D. Nock - J. D. Denniston - W. D. Ross - J. Wight Duff - H. H. Scullard - With assistance H. J. Rose - H. P. Harvey - A. Souter
Publisher: Clarendon Press, Oxford U.K., 1964, Fifth reprint, 1st pub. 1949, hardcover quarto without dj, 971pages, A-Z & Bibliographies.
Condition:Classic Oxford blue cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine (slight fading to spine), rubbing to spine & corners, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, inscription to frepr, without dustjacket.
Description: This dictionary has been designed for the general reader as well as the specialist, with it being a scholarly yet readable guide in one volume to all aspects of ancient Greek and Roman civilisation. USA shipments ONLY now incur a U.S. Govt. Security Fee
Author: by E. P. LEIGH-BENNETT with colour & b/w illustrations and some old maps reproduced on quality paper.
Publisher: Baynard Press, London, not dated, assumed 1936, hardcover narrow 8vo without dj, 121pp., B.W PHOTOGRAPHS & ILLUSTRATIONS, 2 COLOUR ILLUSTRATIONS, 10 Chapters, Append
Condition:Blue two-tone cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine & title to frcvr, rubbing to spine & corners with small tears & fadingto top spine, no inscriptions, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, without dustjacket.
Description: A history of LEGAL & GENERAL ASSURANCE - Chapters include : Pageantry and Print - People of Their Pavement - Assurance Adolescence - The Pendulum of Business - Victorian Vignettes and Aspects of 1936.
Author: Michael Crowder - HISTORY BOOKS, ANCIENT, MEDIEVAL, MODERN, ORIENTAL
Publisher: Hutchinson, London, 1968, First Edition, hardcover large 8vo without dj, 540 pages, 4 Maps including a Fold-Out Map, 7 Parts, Chapters, Appendices A-G & INDEX.
Condition:Maroon cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine, rubbing to spine & corners, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, an ex-library copy with stamps to eprs & Univ. of Sydney Library stamped to outside page edges, a small amount of underlining with pencil p
Description: The author has treated the history of colonial rule from the point of view of the African as well as the European.