History

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    Amey, Geoffrey – The Collapse of the Dale Dyke Dam 1864

    (London: Cassell, 1974) Bookplate of J. Willis Dixon to front pastedown. 8vo; original chocolate coloured boards lettered in gilt on spine; price-clipped laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. (xii) + 212 incl. index; maps; plates. Dustwrapper a little sunned; some spotting to top edge. Very good condition. Geoffrey Amey has made an absorbing reconstruction of the whole […]

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    Barr, Pat – The coming of the Barbarians: a story of Western settlement in Japan 1853-1870

    (London, Macmillan, 1967) Original blue cloth lightly rubbed pictorial endpapers plates.

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    Canning, John (editor) – Living History: 1914

    (London: Odhams, 1967) 8vo; original orange cloth with red lettering to spine; pictorial dustwrapper; pictorial endpapers; pp. 269 incl. index; plates. Dustwrapper very slightly edgeworn; edges foxed occasional fox spot elsewhere; earlier owner’s name on half-title; library hand-stamp to title page. Good to very good condition. In this unique and fascinating book … the editor […]

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    Chateaubriand, [Francois Rene], Viscount de – The Monarchy According to the Charter

    (London, John Murray, 1816) 8vo; boards and backstrip detached and absent; pp. xvi + 254; ownership inscription on first blank; scattered foxing; binding tight. Fair condition. In the aftermath of Waterloo and the restoration of a constitutional monarchy in France Chateaubriand produced this classic of political theory detailing the powers of the various tiers of […]

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    Church, Alfred J. – Carthage or the Empire of Africa

    (London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1886) Volume 4 in The Story of the Nations” series. Crown 8vo; original pictorial green cloth with gilt title to spine and upper cover; pp. xx + 309 + adverts.; frontis.; plates and line drawings in text; maps. Spine darkened and frayed at head and tail; cloth somewhat worn; binding rather […]

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    Colenbrander, H. T. – Historie en Leven. Vierdie Deel

    (Amsterdam: P. N. van Kampen & Zoon, [1918]) Small 4to; original dark green pebbled cloth lettered in gilt on spine and upper cover; pp. (iv) + 268 + (i). Very slightly rubbed; some leaves unopened; regular browning throughout; occasional fox spot. Good. Dutch text. Herman Theodoor Colenbrander (1871-1945) was a Dutch historian and archivist with […]

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    Fer, Nicholas de – Histoire des Rois de France

    (Paris, presumably 1722) depuis Pharamond jusqu’a notre Auguste Monarque Louis Quinze enrichie de leurs portraits et faits plus memorables composée de foixante et cinq planches en taille douce. Oeuvre posthume par. N. de Fer. Small quarto handsomely rebound by Peter Carstens in brown quarter-morocco maroon morocco title-label on spine marbled boards new endpapers 148 printed […]

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    Freeden, Michael (editor) – Minutes of the Rainbow Circle, 1894-1924

    (London, Offices of the Royal Historical Society, Camden Fourth Series, Volume 38, 1989) Original paper over boards a little marked pp. xix + 370.

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    Freeman, Edward A. – Sicily: Phoenician, Greek & Roman

    (London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1892) Volume 31 in The Story of the Nations” series. Crown 8vo; original pictorial green cloth with gilt title to spine and upper cover; pp. xvi + 378 + adverts.; frontis.; full-page illustrations and line drawings in text; maps incl. 1 folding. Spine darkened and somewhat frayed at head and tail; […]

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    Geldenhuys, Deon – Isolated States. A Comparative Analysis

    (Johannesburg: Jonathan Ball, 1990) 8vo; original blue boards; laminated dustwrapper; pp. (xiv) + 764 incl. index; several tables. Dustwrapper very slightly rubbed; earlier owner’s name signed on title page. Very good condition. An important scholarly vacuum is being filled by this work by Geldenhuys. Our understanding of the dynamics of international and domestic politics of […]

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    Gilman, Arthur – The Saracens from the Earliest Times to the Fall of Bagdad

    (London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1891, 2nd edition) Volume 9 in The Story of the Nations” series. Crown 8vo; original pictorial green cloth with gilt title to spine and upper cover; pp. xvii + (i) + 493 incl. index; frontis.; full-page illustrations and line drawings in text; 2 folding maps; chronological table. Spine darkened and frayed […]

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    Hattersley, Alan F. – A Short History of Western Civilisation

    (Cambridge University Press, 1929) 8vo; original red cloth; pp. x + 246; charts. Spine sunned; corners a little bumped; endpapers and last blank rather foxed. Fair to good condition. The author then Professor of History at Natal University College and late Senior Scholar of Downing College Cambridge writes in his preface: The purpose of this […]

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