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 ADKINS, LESLEY AND ROY,, AN INTRODUCTION TO THE ROMANS.
ADKINS, LESLEY AND ROY,
AN INTRODUCTION TO THE ROMANS.
Quantum / Eagle Editions, Royston, 2002, paperback, 128pp, maps, diagrams, coloured and half tone ills. throughout, large format (11 x 8.5 inches approx.), coloured pictorial wrappers, an exploration of aspects of Roman life 2000 years ago and the rich legacy of Roman civilisation, illustrated with numerous images of artefacts and remains from all over Europe, with an introduction to the rituals and religion that influenced Ancient Rome, lightly rubbed at extrems., cnrs. slightly inclined to curl, very good,
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Book number: 39035
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Keywords: history europe italy roman culture religion ritual
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 BALSDON, J. P. V. D.,, LIFE AND LEISURE IN ANCIENT ROME.
BALSDON, J. P. V. D.,
LIFE AND LEISURE IN ANCIENT ROME.
Phoenix, London, 2004, 3rd imp., paperback, 463pp, 16pp half tone photo ills., large format (8.5 x 5 inches approx.), coloured pictorial upper wrapper, an account of daily life in Rome, of the family both rich and poor, of work and leisure, of travel and entertainments, of the lives of slaves and gladiators, lightly rubbed at tips, faint vertical crease in spine, very good plus,
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Book number: 39036
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Keywords: history europe italy rome
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 BASCOM, WILLARD,, DEEP WATERS, ANCIENT SHIPS - The Treasure Vault of the Mediterranean.
BASCOM, WILLARD,
DEEP WATERS, ANCIENT SHIPS - The Treasure Vault of the Mediterranean.
David and Charles, Newton Abbot, ND (copyright 1976), 1st edn., [xiv], 226pp, 16pp half tone photo ills., in text line drawings and diagrams by Willard Bascom, red cloth lettered in gilt at spine, photo pictorial dustwrapper, written by a professional oceanographer and engineer, an examination of the ancient wraships and trading ships lyingat the bottom of the Mediterranean and of the techniques and equipment used to locate, inspect and salvage them, a little bumped at lower edge of lower board, upper edge faintly foxed, all edges stanned, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed with sl. loss at at extrems., repaired to reverse, very good in a very good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 42286
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Catalogue: European History
Keywords: european history mediterranean shipwrecks exploration salvage treasure artifacts oceanographer engineer deep-water archaeology
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 BOLSTER, EVELYN,, THE SISTERS OF MERCY IN THE CRIMEAN WAR.
BOLSTER, EVELYN,
THE SISTERS OF MERCY IN THE CRIMEAN WAR.
Mercier Press, Cork, ND, 1st edn. Irish Republic, xxiv, 338pp, 12pp half tone photo ills. , light blue cloth lettered in gilt at spine, coloured pictorial dustwrapper, based on access to many original records and contemporary accounts of nursing during the Crimean campaign the author attempts to redress the perceived imbalance of both the effectiveness and the official recognition between the contributions made by Florence Nightingale and those of the Sisters of Mercy, a little rubbed and bumped at extrems., edges of boards sunned, edges tanned, light mainly marginal tranning to plates, dustwrapper: price clipped, well rubbed with a number of tears and chips, foxing, soiling and creasing, repaired to reverse, very good in a fair dustwrapper,
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Book number: 41165
GBP 23.00 [Appr.: EURO 25.75 US$ 30.33 | JP¥ 3443]
Catalogue: European History
Keywords: european history crimea nightingale sisters of mercy ireland
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 BRONDSTED, JOHANNES (TRANS. BY KALLE SKOV),, THE VIKINGS.
BRONDSTED, JOHANNES (TRANS. BY KALLE SKOV),
THE VIKINGS.
Pelican / Penguin, Harmondsworth, 1973, reprint, paperback, 347pp, 24pp half tone photo ills., [iii] ads., coloured pictorial montage upper wrapper, the background and origins of the Vikings, the motives of the voyages and raids, their industries and equipment, ships and armies, social organization and daily life, lightly rubbed at extrems., slight creasing to wrappers, edges tanned, very good,
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Book number: 39360
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5.25 US$ 5.93 | JP¥ 674]
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Keywords: european history nordic vikings
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 BUTTERWORTH, ALEX AND LAURENCE, RAY,, POMPEII - THE LIVING CITY.
BUTTERWORTH, ALEX AND LAURENCE, RAY,
POMPEII - THE LIVING CITY.
Phoenix, London, 2006, ist in imprint, trade paperback, [xiv inc. 2 maps and diagram], 417pp, pictorial title, 16pp coloured and half tone photo ills., coloured pictorial montage upper wrapper, an award winning account of everyday life in Pompeii, during the twenty-five years before the devastating eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD, lightly rubbed at tips, faint vertical crease in spine, very good,
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Book number: 39040
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 US$ 10.55 | JP¥ 1197]
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Keywords: history europe italy pompeii vesuvius
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 CHADWICK, NORA (INTRO. J. X. W. P. CORCORAN),, THE CELTS.
CHADWICK, NORA (INTRO. J. X. W. P. CORCORAN),
THE CELTS.
Pelican / Penguin, Harmondsworth, 1979, reprint, paperback, 302pp, 8pp half tone photo ills., 3 in text maps, [ii] ads., coloured photo pictorial upper wrapper, the origin, rise and spread of the Celts and their arrival in the British Isles about the eighth century, a little rubbed at extrems., light creasing to wrappers, edges tanned, good plus,
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Book number: 39362
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Keywords: european history celtic britian ireland
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 COLE, JOHN P.,, A GEOGRAPHY OF THE U.S.S.R..
COLE, JOHN P.,
A GEOGRAPHY OF THE U.S.S.R..
Pelican / Penguin, Harmondsworth, 1967, 1st edn., paperback original, 326pp, maps, charts and diagrams in text, [vii] ads.], pictorial upper wrapper by Bruce Robertson, light vertical creasing to spine, a little rubbed at extrems., edges tanned, ink namd first blank, very good,
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Book number: 33991
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 6.59 | JP¥ 748]
Catalogue: European History
Keywords: miscellaneous geography ussr
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 COLLINS, IRENE,, LIBERALISM IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY EUROPE.
COLLINS, IRENE,
LIBERALISM IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY EUROPE.
Historic Association / Routledge and Kegan Paul, London, 1959, reprint, paperback, 26pp, stapled lettered card wrappers, pamphlet G.34 in the general series published by the Historical Association by accomplished contemporary historians, lightly rubbed at extrems., wrappers lightly creased, very good,
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Book number: 40778
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5.25 US$ 5.93 | JP¥ 674]
Catalogue: European History
Keywords: european history liberalism
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 CUNLIFFE, BARRY (EDITED BY),, THE OXFORD ILLUSTRATED PREHISTORY OF EUROPE.
CUNLIFFE, BARRY (EDITED BY),
THE OXFORD ILLUSTRATED PREHISTORY OF EUROPE.
Oxford University Press, Oxford, ND (circa 1998), 4th impression, 24pp coloured photo ils., maps, half tone ills., line drawings and diagrams in text, pictorial endpapers, large format (10 x 7.5 inches approx.), black cloth lettered in gilt at spine, decorative head and tail bands, coloured pictorial dustwrapper, by the professor of European Archaeology at Oxford University, a history of Europe from the coming of Stoone Age man to the fall of the Roman Empire, very heavy, lightly rubbed at tips, light bump at head of spine, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at extrems., some creasing to lower panel, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 39043
GBP 28.00 [Appr.: EURO 31.5 US$ 36.92 | JP¥ 4191]
Catalogue: European History
Keywords: history prehistory europe
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 DODGE, THEODORE AYRAULT,, ALEXANDER - A history of the origin and growth of the art of war from the earliest times to the Battle of Ipsus, 301 BC, with a detailed account of the campaigns of the great Macedonian - Volume II.
DODGE, THEODORE AYRAULT,
ALEXANDER - A history of the origin and growth of the art of war from the earliest times to the Battle of Ipsus, 301 BC, with a detailed account of the campaigns of the great Macedonian - Volume II.
Greenhill Books, London, 1993, facsimile edn., viii, page 353 to page 692pp, folding map at rear, line drawings, maps and diagrams in text, [i] list of dates, dark green laminated boards lettered in gilt at spine, decorative head and tail bands, coloured pictorial dustwrapper, a facsimile reprint of the 1890 Houghton Miffli edition, this volume containing Chapters 26 to 49 from Spring of 331 BC to June 323 BC, with appendices of ancient marches, Alexander's marches and routes, battle losses and his genealogy, with the index and a folding map of Alexander's Conquests, lightly rubbed at tips, edges tanned, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at tips, very good plus in a very good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 40434
GBP 8.50 [Appr.: EURO 9.75 US$ 11.21 | JP¥ 1272]
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Keywords: european history alexander macedonia
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 DODGE, THEODORE AYRAULT,, ALEXANDER - A history of the origin and growth of the art of war from the earliest times to the Battle of Ipsus, 301 BC, with a detailed account of the campaigns of the great Macedonian - Volume II.
DODGE, THEODORE AYRAULT,
ALEXANDER - A history of the origin and growth of the art of war from the earliest times to the Battle of Ipsus, 301 BC, with a detailed account of the campaigns of the great Macedonian - Volume II.
Greenhill Books, London, 1993, facsimile edn., viii, page 353 to page 692pp, folding map at rear, line drawings, maps and diagrams in text, [i] list of dates, dark green laminated boards lettered in gilt at spine, decorative head and tail bands, coloured pictorial dustwrapper, a facsimile reprint of the 1890 Houghton Miffli edition, this volume containing Chapters 26 to 49 from Spring of 331 BC to June 323 BC, with appendices of ancient marches, Alexander's marches and routes, battle losses and his genealogy, with the index and a folding map of Alexander's Conquests, lightly rubbed at tips, edges tanned, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at tips, very good plus in a very good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 40433
GBP 8.50 [Appr.: EURO 9.75 US$ 11.21 | JP¥ 1272]
Catalogue: European History
Keywords: european history alexander macedonia
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 DORNBERG, JOHN,, THE PUTSCH THAT FAILED - Munich 1923 : Hitler's Rehearsal for Power.
DORNBERG, JOHN,
THE PUTSCH THAT FAILED - Munich 1923 : Hitler's Rehearsal for Power.
Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, ND (copyright 1982), [viii], 385pp, 8pp half tone photo ills., double page street plan of Munich showing route of Putchists' march, red cloth lettered in gilt at spine, lettered dustwrapper, a reconstruction of the Munich beer-hall putsch, based on newspaper reports, police depositions, trial records and the personal recollections of participants and eye-witnesses, in which Hitler failed to take over of the government of Bavaria and instead led to his imprisonment and the opportunity to write Mein Kampf, lightly rubbed at extrems., edges tanned, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at extrems., light overall soiling, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 39315
GBP 15.50 [Appr.: EURO 17.5 US$ 20.44 | JP¥ 2320]
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Keywords: europe germany munich putsch weimar republic nazi party
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 ETIENNE, ROBERT (TRANSLATED BY CAROLINE PALMER),, POMPEII - THE DAY A CITY DIED.
ETIENNE, ROBERT (TRANSLATED BY CAROLINE PALMER),
POMPEII - THE DAY A CITY DIED.
Thames and Hudson / New Horizons, London, 1998, reprint, paperback, 216pp, coloured and half tone ills., line drawings, city plans and folding panoramas in text, coloured pictorial wrappers, an account of the rediscovery of Pompeii, of the excavations and of the discoveries of the almost complete city ait its inhabitants buried under three metres of volcanic ash, lightly rubbed at tips, cnrs. slightly inclined to curl, faint creasing to wrappers, very good,
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Book number: 39045
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 6.59 | JP¥ 748]
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Keywords: history europe italy pompeii vesuvius
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 FITZPATRICK, SHEILA,, EVERYDAY STALINISM - Ordinary Life in Extraordinary Times: Soviet Russia in the 1930s.
FITZPATRICK, SHEILA,
EVERYDAY STALINISM - Ordinary Life in Extraordinary Times: Soviet Russia in the 1930s.
Oxford University Press, New York, 2000, trade paperback, xii, 288pp, 8pp half tone photo ills., half tone photo pictorial upper wrapper, focusing on the urban population an account of how the living conditions and day-to-day practices changed with Stalin's Revolution in the 1930's, lightly rubbed at tips, ink name inside upper wrapper, highlighting in text and annotations, very good reading copy,
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Book number: 40782
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 US$ 10.55 | JP¥ 1197]
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Keywords: european history russia polictics stalinism
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 FOOTMAN, DAVID (ILLS. BY C. W. BACON),, THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTIONS.
FOOTMAN, DAVID (ILLS. BY C. W. BACON),
THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTIONS.
Faber and Faber, London, 1973, reprint, paperback, 134pp, maps and half tone ills. in text, pictorial wrappers, in the World Outlook 1900-1965 Study Series, an account of the revolutions which created the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics from the Holy Russia of the Czars, ligjhtly rubbed at extrems., slight ripple to binding, faint creasing at upper hinge, very good,
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Book number: 39366
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Catalogue: European History
Keywords: russia ussr history lenin trotsky marx ww1 tsar nicholas rasputin stalin kalinin kerensky petrograd
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 GILLIVER, KATE, GOLDSWORTHY, ADRIAN AND WHITBY, MICHAEL (FOREWORD BY STEVEN SAYLOR),, ROME AT WAR.
GILLIVER, KATE, GOLDSWORTHY, ADRIAN AND WHITBY, MICHAEL (FOREWORD BY STEVEN SAYLOR),
ROME AT WAR.
Osprey, Oxford, 2005, paperback, 288pp, coloured and half tone ills., line drawings, maps and diagrams throughout, large format (9.5 x 6.5 inches approx.), coloured pictorial wrappers, previously published as Essential Histories 43: Caesar's Gallic War 58-50 BC, Caesar's Civil War 49-44 BC and Essential Histories 21: Rome at War AD293 - 696; here as Essential Histories Special 6, lightly rubbed at tips, slight rippling to corners, faint creasing to wrappers, very good,
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Book number: 39046
GBP 13.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.75 US$ 17.14 | JP¥ 1946]
Catalogue: European History
Keywords: history europe italy rome war
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 GODECHOT, JACQUES (TRANS. BY HERBERT H. BOWEN),, FRANCE AND THE ATLANTIC REVOLUTION OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY, 1770-1799.
GODECHOT, JACQUES (TRANS. BY HERBERT H. BOWEN),
FRANCE AND THE ATLANTIC REVOLUTION OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY, 1770-1799.
Collier-Macmillan, London, 1977, reprint, trade paperback, [viii], 279pp, pictorial upper wrapper, an Open University Set Book, the French Revolution discussed as a part of the wide-ranging social, cultural and philosophical change in France as well as being a part of a world transforming phenomenon involving revolutions and uprisings in other parts of the world, a little rubbed at extrems., spine sunned, light vertical crease in spine, cnrs. slightly inclined to curl, edges tanned, good,
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Book number: 39247
GBP 5.50 [Appr.: EURO 6.25 US$ 7.25 | JP¥ 823]
Catalogue: European History
Keywords: european history france revolution
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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 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 US$ 10.55 | JP¥ 1197]
Catalogue: European History
Keywords: history europe italy rome caesar biography
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 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
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5.25 US$ 5.93 | JP¥ 674]
Catalogue: European History
Keywords: european history despotism absolutism
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 HEATHER, PETER,, THE FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE.
HEATHER, PETER,
THE FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE.
Pan Books, London, ND (circa 2007), reprint, trade paperback, xvi, 572pp, 16pp half tone photo ills., 16 in text maps, coloured pictorial wrappers, a description of the Roman Empire from the Imperial Court to the Barbarian limits, with a new interpretation of its strengths and weaknesses and how it eventually failed, lightly rubbed at extrems., cnrs. slightly inclined to curl, edges tanned, very good plus,
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Book number: 39048
GBP 6.50 [Appr.: EURO 7.5 US$ 8.57 | JP¥ 973]
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Keywords: history europe italy roman empire
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 HEGARTY, NEIL (INTRO. BY FERGAL KEANE),, STORY OF IRELAND.
HEGARTY, NEIL (INTRO. BY FERGAL KEANE),
STORY OF IRELAND.
BBC Books, London, 2011, 1st edn., xxiv, 374pp, 16pp coloured and half tone ills., maps in text, coloured endpapers, tv tie-in, coloured pictorial laminated boards with matching dustwrapper, written to accompany the BBC series of the same name, looking afresh at some of the major turning points in Irish history, the violence inflicted on the Irish by the Elizabethans, the impact of the Ferench and American revolutions on the Irish nationalist movement, the consequences of Irish neutrality in WW2, etc., edges tanned, near fine in a fine dustwrapper,
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Book number: 43017
GBP 6.50 [Appr.: EURO 7.5 US$ 8.57 | JP¥ 973]
Catalogue: European History
Keywords: european history ireland
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 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 16.50 [Appr.: EURO 18.5 US$ 21.76 | JP¥ 2470]
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Keywords: russia history tsars czars
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HORNE, ALISTAIR,
THE FALL OF PARIS - The Siege and The Commune 1870-1.
Macmillan, London, 1965, 1st edn., xiv, 458pp, 16pp half tone photo ills., pictorial chapter heads, maps in text, maps at coloured endpapers, grey cloth with purple title panel lettered and bordered in gilt at spine, pictorial dustwrapper, the culmination of the Franco-Prussian War of 1870 in which Paris was subjected to a four month siege followed by the setting up of the Paris Commune by the discontented lower orders of the city, slightly cocked, lightly rubbed at extrems.m, edges tanned, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at tips, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 40786
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17 US$ 19.78 | JP¥ 2245]
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Keywords: european history france paris sige commune

 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 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 8.5 US$ 9.89 | JP¥ 1123]
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Keywords: european history russia soviet union
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