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Lesbos : The Pagan Island

by Roland, Betty

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Published
1963
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Australia: Angus & Robertson, 1963. First Australian edition. Silver-grey covers with silver titles on spine. Illustrted with photographs. 163 pages, a clean sturdy copy (perhaps has a touch of mustiness). Dust jacket is tape repaired, but thankfully still present and protecting the book. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair.
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Observations and Reflections Made In the Course of a Journey Through France, Italy and Germany

by Lynch Piozzi, Hester

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Published
1967
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, 1967. Hardcover 1st edition. Brown covers with an attractive gilt paste down label on spine. Canaletto illustration on dust jacket. Chronicle of a trip between 1784 and 1787 where the author traveled on her Grand Tour. A luscious romp through times long gone. Edited by Barrows. Minor shelfwear otherwise a… Read more
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The Fall of the Dutch Republic New Edition

by Van Loon, Hendrik Willem

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Published
1924
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Very Good
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1924. Hardcover 1ith wonderfully illustrated outer cover. Illustrated endpapers and more illustrations throughout the book, these done by the author. A handsome clean solid copy, 433 pages, indexed. Very minor shelfwear, all else fine. Hard Cover. Very Good.
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The beginning of the End : France May 1968

by Angelo Quattrocchi ; Tom Nairn

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Published
1968
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Very Good
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UK: Panther, 1968. Light edgewear otherwise a good sturdy copy. . Mass Market Paperback. Very Good.
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Von Löwen und Lilien - Of Lions an Lillies - Lions et Liliacees

by Winter, Marianne und Ralf Hoppe

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Published
1988
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9783980174510
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AU$36.07

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Germany: Herausgeber Stadt Braunschweig, 1988. Text in German, English and French - full colour photographs on every page. . Soft Cover. Very Good.
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Adventures and Escapes of Gustavus Vasa

by Van Loon, Hendrik Willem

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Published
1945
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Dodd Mead, 1945. Hardcover 1st edition stated. Green covers with gilt titles, brightly illustrated endpapers with maps. Delightfully illustrated in colour throughout. Minor shelfwear otherwise a fine clean bright copy. No dj. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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A Little Pilgrimage in Italy

by Potter, Olave M.

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Published
1911
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1911. Hardcover 1st edition. Contains 8 coloured plates, many half-tones and a multitude of line drawings. Very attractive pictorial cover with a colour paste down flanked by decorative pillars. The colour plates themselves are extradinary, but so is the lively text on places such as Rome Arezzo Cortona Perugia Todi Siena Palio San Gimignano Monte… Read more
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Once to Sinai : The Further Pilgrimage of Friar Felix Fabri

by Prescott, H.F.M.

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Published
1957
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1957. Hardcover 1st edition. Book is clen and sturdy with only minor shelfwear. Dust jacket is a little frayed along edges, otherwise fine. A fascinating account of the Friar's journeys along with accompanying text. Illustrated. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good.
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The Journal of a Tour to Corsica & Memoirs of Pascal Paoli

by Boswell, James

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Published
1923
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Thus
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AU$50.50

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UK: Cambridge at the University Press, 1923. Hardcover, 1st edition in this format. Marbled red covers with contrasting black spine and with original pastedown label. Some shelf and edgewear, lightly bumped corners. Interior clean and sturdy. First Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good.
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Venice Lido

by Davolio Marani ; Ferruzzi ; Giacomelli ; Monti ; Quaia ; Pambakian ; Tommasoli ; Zago

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Published
1950
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Very Good
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AU$39.69

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Ca' Giustian, Venice, Venezia : Municipality of Venice Tourist Office, 1950. No stated date, but given the photograhers involved, likely 1950. Staple bound as issued. Back cover has a fold out map. 16 pages of wonderful vintage photographs, both in colour and in iconic black and white. Faint edgewear and a smudge on the lower edge… Read more
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Dictionary of Modern History, The New Penguin: 1789-1945 (Dictionary, Penguin)

by Townson, Duncan

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Published
1994
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780140512748
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UK: Puffin, 1994. Some edgewear and creasing of covers, light age toning of pages otherwise good. Soft Cover. Good.
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Power and Profit: The Merchant in Medieval Europe

by Spufford, Peter

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Published
2006
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As New
ISBN
9780500285947
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UK: Thames & Hudson, 2006. A lovely clean fresh copy that presents only a hint of edgewear and sale sticker remnant, otherwise pristine! From the publisher:"A comprehensive picture of the role of merchants and money in the medieval world. It covers the financial revolutions of the 13th century that led to the rise of modern banking, borrowing and insurance,… Read more
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The Beggar and the Professor: A Sixteenth-Century Family Saga

by Le Roy Ladurie, Emmanuel

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Published
1997
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780226473239
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Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1997. Hardcover, 1st English edition. Some shelf and edgewear otherwise a good sturdy copy. From the publisher:"From a wealth of vivid autobiographical writings, Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie reconstructs the extraordinary life of Thomas Platter and the lives of his sons. With masterful erudition, Le Roy Ladurie deepens and expands the historical contexts of… Read more
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A Distant Mirror: the Calamitous 14th Century

by BARBARA W. TUCHMAN

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Published
1981
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Good
ISBN
9780345301451
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USA: Ballantine Books, 1981. Still one of the best histories of medieval France. Some edgewear and creasing of spine and covers, age toning of pages otherwise still a good reading copy. Soft Cover. Good.
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Foundations of Early Modern Europe, 1460 - 1559

by Eugene F. Rice Jr.

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Published
1970
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Fair to Good
ISBN
9780393098983
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USA: W.W. Norton & Company, 1970. Some edgewear and creasing of covers and spine, underlining and annotations, otherwise still an acceptable reading and reference copy. Soft Cover. Fair to Good.
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The Black Death

by Philip Ziegler

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Published
1970
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780140211894
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UK: Pelican / Penguin Books, 1970. Some edgewear and creasing of spine, age toning of pages otherwise still a good reading copy. Soft Cover. Good.
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The crime of Galileo

by Giorgio De Santillana

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Published
1962
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Very Good
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USA: Time Life, 1962. A clean fresh copy that appears almost unread! Just a touch of edgewear and spine crease. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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Medieval Cities

by Pirenne, Henri

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Published
1960
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Fair
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USA: Doubleday, 1960. No stated date, likely 1960s printing. Some edgewear and creasing of spine, sticker remnant, underlining and annotations - despite flaws still a reasonable reading copy. Mass Market Paperback. Fair.
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Carnival in Romans

by Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1979
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780807609286
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USA: George Braziller, 1979. Hardcover stated 1st edition. Minor shelfwear otherwise a fine clean tight copy. Dust jacket presents a touch of edgewear otherwise it too is fine. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.
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Bismarck and the Unification of Germany (Archive)

by A.R.C. Hewison

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Published
1970
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780713116069
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AU$9.68

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London: Hodder & Stoughton Educational, 1970. rescued from a library cull, presents some edgewear and normal stamps and stickers. Otherwise still a very good reading and reference copy. Soft Cover. Very Good. Ex-Library.
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