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Author: MAX BELOFF - B.LITT., M.A. - Nuffield Reader in the Comparative Study of Institutions in the University of Oxford, Fellow of Nuffield College, Oxford.
Publisher: Hutchinsons University Library London 1956 1st Reprint, 1st Pub. 1954 Hardcover small 8vo with Dj 191 Pages 7 Chapters & Index. Map to eprs Great Powers of Europe
Condition:Grey-Green H/c title to spine slight rubbing to spine & corners, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, previous owner's small name-stamp to frepr, slight foxing to eprs & page edges, in a clipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with a few small tears & edgewear
Description: Beginning with the French monarchy at the height of its glory under Louis XIV, the narrative traces the adoption in other countries of the same principles and technique of monarchical government.
Author: ASA BRIGGS - Introductory Note by W. N. Medlicott
Publisher: Longmans London 1960 Second Imp. with corrections, 1st Pub. 1959 Hardcover 8vo with Dj 547 Pages 10 Chapters General Index & Index of Footnote References
Condition:Blue H/c gilt title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, previous owner's bookplate to frepr, in an unclipped GOOD-MINUS DUSTJACKET with several small tears & edgewear. EPHEMERA; A newspaper article review of book
Description: This volume is not concerned with political history alone - it relates politics to society and society to economics. A volume in a set of A History of England Series.
Author: HAROLD M. VINACKE - Ph.D. Professor of International Law and Politics, University of Cincinnati
Publisher: George Allen & Unwin London 1950 Fifth Ed., Hardcover 8vo without Dj 785 Pages 30 Chapters & Index 7 B/W & 1 COLOUR MAPS
Condition:Maroon H/c title to spine (faded) indent design to frcvr, rubbing with small tears to spine, corners & edges CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, previous owner's bookplate to frepr, without dustjacket. Pub. sticker stuck over other pub.
Description: From China Under the Manchus to Post-Surrender Japan a detailed history of 'The Far East'. The term 'Modern' is defined in terms of the Far East rather than of Europe.
Author: DOROTHY MARSHALL
Publisher: Longmans London 1963 Second Imp., 1st Pub. 1962 Hardcover 8vo with Dj 537 Pages 18 Chapters & Index 5 Maps, 1 of a Set of 10 Volumes; A History of England
Condition:H/c with slight rubbing to spine, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, previous owner's name (blacked out) to frepr with a number stamp plus 2 stamps of another owner, in a clipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight edgewear in a clear plastic protective covering.
Description: Dr Marshall has done an admirable job in her volume which is a very reliable and readable survey of England under the first two Georges.
Author: WALLAACE EVERETT CALDWELL - Professor of Ancient History, The University of North Carolina
Publisher: Rinehart & Co., New York 1947 Seventh Printing, 1st Pub. 1937 Hardcover 8vo without Dj 590 Pages 24 Chapters, Chronological Tables, Bibliography & Index
Condition:Black H/c with gilt on blue title to spine & frcvr with design, rubbing to spine & corners, Map to eprs, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, previous owner's names to frepr, slight foxing to eprs & slight browning to outside page edges, without dustjacket.
Description: From Preliterary History to The Last Century of the Roman Empire (180-305 A.D.) with B/W PHOTOS/ILLUSTRATIONS/MAPS throughout.
Author: Ken Alder
Publisher: Little, Brown & Co, London, 2002, First UK Edition
Condition:Crisp cloth-bound hardcover with bright title to spine, STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in VERY GOOD CONDITION with no inscriptions, in an unclipped VERY GOOD DUSTJACKET in a protective plastic sleeve.
Description: The story of how the convergence of science, revolutionary politics and the dream of a new economy produced the metric system. The history of the Metric System.
Author: Antonia Fraser
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nelson, London, 1969, 5th imp.
Condition:Burgundy cloth-bound hardcover with bright title to spine, STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with no inscriptions and slight cover sunning, in a clipped GOOD MINUS DUSTJACKET with rubbing and edgewear,
Description: Lady Fraser spent four years writing this classic biography of one of the most romantic and controversial figures in British History, executed by Queen Elizabeth at the age of 44.