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 Goldsworthy, Adrian,, CAESAR - The Life of a Colossus.
Goldsworthy, Adrian,
CAESAR - The Life of a Colossus.
Phoenix, London, ND (circa 2007), reprint, trade paperback, viii, 696pp, 16pp half tone photo ills., maps and diagrams in text, pictorial wrappers, the definitive biography of the charismatic leader of men, serial seducer of women, and brilliant politician and military strategist, lightly rubbed at tips, faint vertical creasing to spine, very good plus,
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Book number: 39047
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 US$ 7.62 | JP¥ 1186]
Keywords: history europe italy rome caesar biography

 Hartung, fritz,, ENLIGHTENED DESPOTISM.
Hartung, fritz,
ENLIGHTENED DESPOTISM.
Historical Association, London, 1957, paperback, 32pp, stapled lettered card wrappers, pamphlet G.36 in the general series published by the Historical Association by accomplished contemporary historians, an English translation of the essay in German entitled 'Enlightened Absolutism', lightly rubbed at extrems., wrappers lightly marked, very good,
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Book number: 40783
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Keywords: european history despotism absolutism

 Hingley, Ronald,, THE TSARS - Russian Autocrats 1533-1917.
Hingley, Ronald,
THE TSARS - Russian Autocrats 1533-1917.
Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, ND (copyright 1968), 1st edn., 320pp incl. 8 colour plates and 96pp half tone ills., maps in text, pictorial endpapers, red cloth sides with white cloth backed spine lettered in gilt, decorated in gilt upper board, decorative head and tail bands, col'd pictorial dustwrapper, the original publisher's issue distributed at a reduced price by Readers Union, London, a history of the absolute rulers of Russia, heavy, faint bumps upper board, small distributor's label on title page, tiny paper fault fore-edge final page, dustwrapper: a little rubbed at spine ends, spine sl. sunned, small price label front flap, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 32005
GBP 10.50 [Appr.: EURO 12.5 US$ 13.33 | JP¥ 2075]
Keywords: russia history tsars czars

 Hosking, Geoffrey,, A HISTORY OF THE SOVIET UNION 1917-1991.
Hosking, Geoffrey,
A HISTORY OF THE SOVIET UNION 1917-1991.
Fontana, London, ND (circa 1999), reprint, trade paperback, 570pp, 8pp half tone photo ills., 3 in text maps, [iii] ads., coloured pictorial upper wrapper, an account of the evolution of the Soviet political system from the revolutionatry origins of 1917 to the reforms of Perestroika by 1991, slightly cocked, lightly rubbed at tips, faint vertical creasing to spine, edges tanned, extensive underlining, highlighting, margical annotations, etc throughout, very good reading copy,
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Book number: 40787
GBP 5.50 [Appr.: EURO 6.5 US$ 6.98 | JP¥ 1087]
Keywords: european history russia soviet union

 
Jackson, J. Hampden (edited by A. L. Rowse),
CLEMENCEAU AND THE THIRD REPUBLIC.
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1946, 1st edn., xiv, 266pp, maps at endpapers, beige cloth lettered and decorated in dark blue at spine, upper edge coloured, coloured lettered dustwrapper, in the Teach Yourself History series, slightly cocked, lightly bumped at tips, dustwrapper: a little rubbed with sl. loss at extrems., several edge nicks, very good in a good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 40790
GBP 5.50 [Appr.: EURO 6.5 US$ 6.98 | JP¥ 1087]
Keywords: european history france clemenceau third republic

 
Janes, Dominic,
ROMANS AND CHRISTIANS.
Tempus, Stroud, 2002, 1st edn. UK, paperback original, 159pp, half tone ills. in text, large format (9.5 x 6.5 inches approx.), coloured pictorial upper wrapper, an account of the relationship between the early Christian movement with the Roman Empire, the friction as the church evolved and the persecution of the early church until Constantine I converted, leading to acceptance and expansion during the latter days of the Empire, lightly rubbed at tips, very good plus,
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Book number: 39049
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Keywords: history europe italy roman christian

 Joll, James,, EUROPE SINCE 1870 - An International History.
Joll, James,
EUROPE SINCE 1870 - An International History.
Pelican / Penguin, Harmondsworth, 1981, reprint, trade paperback, xiv, 543pp, 7 in text maps, coloured pictorial montage upper wrapper, a broad synthesi of a long and crowded period of history, beginning with Germany's emergence as a strong European power and ending with Germany divided into East and West, a little rubbed at extre,s. wrappers lightly creased and soiled, edges tanned, good,
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Book number: 39256
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Keywords: european history

 
Jones, A. H. M.,
AUGUSTUS.
W. W. Norton, New York, ND (circa 1973), US edn., reprint, paperback, xii, 196pp, in text maps, photo pictorial upper wrapper, an account by the late Professor of Ancient History at Cambridge University of the career of Augustus, the adopted son and heir of Julius Caesar and the first Emporer of the Roman Empire, lightly rubbed at tips, very good plus,
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Book number: 39051
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Keywords: history europe italy rome julius caesar

 Kochan, Lionel,, THE MAKING OF MODERN RUSSIA.
Kochan, Lionel,
THE MAKING OF MODERN RUSSIA.
Pelican / Penguin, Harmondsworth, 1963, 1st in imprint, paperback, 335pp, coloured lettered wrappers, sl. roll and slant to spine, a little rubbed at extrems., light creasing and soiling to wrappers, edges tanned, ink name/date half title, good,
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Book number: 38442
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Keywords: russia history

 Lachouque, Henry, Tranie, J. and Carmigniani J.-C.,, NAPOLEON'S WAR IN SPAIN - The French Peninsular Campaigns, 1807-1814.
Lachouque, Henry, Tranie, J. and Carmigniani J.-C.,
NAPOLEON'S WAR IN SPAIN - The French Peninsular Campaigns, 1807-1814.
Arms and Armour, London, 1993, reprint, 191pp, half tone pictorial frontis, maps, coloured and half tone ills. throughout, large format (10.5 x 9.5 inches approx.), black cloth lettered in gilt at spine, decorative head and tail bands, coloured wraparound pictorial dustwrapper, a translation of an account of the Peninsular War from a French perspective, with 24 pages in colour and over 400 other illustrations, covering the campaign from 1807 in Portugal and ending with the Battle of Toulouse in 1814, a little bumped at upper tips, dustwrapper: unpriced, lightly rubbed at tips, spine sl. sunned, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 41183
GBP 9.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.75 US$ 11.43 | JP¥ 1779]
Keywords: european history napoleon france spain war peninsular portugal toulouse

 
León, Vicki,
ORGY PLANNER WANTED - Odd Jobs and Curious Careers in the Ancient World.
Quercus, London, 2008, paperback, decorative half title, frontis and title, line drawings and half tone ills. throughout, coloured pictorial wrappers, a light-hearted examination of some 150 occupations in the ancient Greek and Roman worlds, lightly rubbed at tips, very good plus,
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Book number: 39052
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Keywords: history europe italy greece jobs careers

 Macaulay, Thomas Babington (edited and intro. by Joseph Hamburger),, NAPOLEON AND THE RESTORATION OF THE BOURBONS.
Macaulay, Thomas Babington (edited and intro. by Joseph Hamburger),
NAPOLEON AND THE RESTORATION OF THE BOURBONS.
Longman Group, London, 1977, 1st edn., x, 117pp, black rexine cloth lettered in gilt at spine, pictorial dustwrapper, believed lost since the 1860s, discovered in the Longman archives and printed for the first time, the completed portion of Macaulay's projected 'History of France', with a substantial introduction, bibliographical notes and glossary, tanned at edges, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at tips, sl. sunning to edges, very good plus in a very good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 32433
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 US$ 7.62 | JP¥ 1186]
Keywords: macaulay french historu napoleon louis xviii waterloo

 Man, John,, ATTILA THE HUN -  A Barbarian King and the Fall of Rome.
Man, John,
ATTILA THE HUN - A Barbarian King and the Fall of Rome.
Bantam, London, 2006, paperback, 399pp, 16pp coloured and half tone photo ills., 3 in text maps, decorative chapter heads, [ii] ads., pictorial upper wrapper, the man behind the enduring myth who, for twenty years in the 5th century, held the fate of the Roman Empire and the future of Europe in his hands, faint creasing to wrappers, edges tanned, lightly rubbed at tips, very good,
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Book number: 40793
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Keywords: european history hungary italy rome rhine black sea baltic balkans

 Mattingly, Harold; Robinson, E. S. G.; and Carson, R. A. G.,, A GUIDE TO THE EXHIBITION OF ROMAN COINS IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM.
Mattingly, Harold; Robinson, E. S. G.; and Carson, R. A. G.,
A GUIDE TO THE EXHIBITION OF ROMAN COINS IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM.
Trustees of the British Museum, London, 1963, lithographic reprint of the 1952 edition, paperback, [viii], 74pp, [xx] half tone ills., pictorial wrappers, originally published in 1927 and since updated, a description of the exhibition of Roman coins in the British Museum, rubbed at extrems., light creasing to spine, edges tanned, good plus,
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Book number: 39054
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Keywords: history europe italy rome coins british museum

 Matyszak, Philip,, ANCIENT ROME ON FIVE DENARII A DAY.
Matyszak, Philip,
ANCIENT ROME ON FIVE DENARII A DAY.
Thames and Hudson, London, 2007, 1st edn., 144pp, half tone photo frontis, map, line drawings, coloured and half tone ills. in text, decorative chapter heads, brown cloth lettered in orange at spine, publisher's device blind stamped upper board, decorative head and tails bands, half tone photo pictorial dustwrapper, a guide to the traveller to Rome in 200 AD, with advice on sea journey and road travel, the sights to see, what to wear and where to find the best markets, baths and brothels, , dustwrapper: lightly rubbed and faintly indentations front hinge, near fine in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 40794
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Keywords: european history italy ancient rome

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