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Book Id: 06nfh0219

Price: $11.65

Title: THE AGE OF ABSOLUTISM 1660-1815

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.

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Book Id: 06nfh0218

Price: $12.30

Title: THE AGE OF IMPROVEMENT 1783-1867 - A HISTORY OF ENGLAND

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.

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Book Id: 06nfh0215

Price: $12.80

Title: A HISTORY OF THE FAR EAST IN MODERN TIMES

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.

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Book Id: 06nfh0213

Price: $12.30

Title: EIGHTEENTH CENTURY ENGLAND

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.

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Book Id: 06nfh0212

Price: $12.80

Title: THE ANCIENT WORLD

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.

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Book Id: 06nfh021

Price: $15.60

Title: THE MEASURE OF ALL THINGS The History and Development of the Metric System

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.

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Book Id: 06nfh09

Price: $19.70

Title: MARY, QUEEN OF SCOTS

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.

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