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Surface at the Pole

By: Calvert, Commander James

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, UK, Hutchinson & Co. Ltd: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRA39

Condition: Good


Hard cover, first edition, 442g, 220pgs, illustrated endpapers. The story of the extraordinary voyages of the USS Skate. Book is in good condition with moderate general wear and tear, dust jacket is in fair condition with numerous tears and moderate shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!!. View more info

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Maharajah's Box, The: An Imperial Story of Conspiracy, Love and a Guru's Prophecy

By: Campbell, Christy

Price: $5.50

Publisher: London, England, Harper Collins Publishers: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOASI48

ISBN: 0006530788

Condition: Good


Paperback, first edition, 388gms, 474 pages. This book details the story of Maharajah Duleep Singh, one of the most extraordinary characters in the history of the British Raj. It is an entertaining and well-researched biography of a famboyant but ultimately tragic figure caught between two cultures. Book is in good condition with general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Oxford Companion to British History, The

By: Cannon, John (ed)

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Great Britain, The Softback Preview: 1997

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: HISEUR119

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first thus, 1815gms, 1044 pages. A monumental 2000 years of British history - from 55 BC to the present day - in a single convenient volume. Book is in very good condition with only very minor wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book will weigh almost 2kg with packaging and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Oxford Companion to British History, The

By: Cannon, John (ed)

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Great Britain, The Softback Preview: 1997

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: HISEUR121

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first thus, 1815gms, 1044 pages. A monumental 2000 years of British history - from 55 BC to the present day - in a single convenient volume. Book is in very good condition with only very minor wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book will weigh almost 2kg with packaging and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Exploration of Australia, The: From First Sea Voyages to Satellite Discoveries

By: Cannon, Michael

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Surry Hills, Australia, Reader's Digest Services Pty Ltd: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS38

ISBN: 0864380364

Condition: Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, first edition, 1460gms, 304 pages, orange endpapers. Contents includes: who really discovered the great south land; survival and the search for prosperity; daring expeditions claim an entire continent; explorers of the golden Eastern crescent; the conquest of Queensland; the lure of the unknown west and centre; courageous invaders of the hostile deserts; the age of scientific expeditions; and new technology revolutionises exploration. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards ar... View more info

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Search for Alexander, The

By: Carter Brown, J. (ed)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Canada, Little, Brown & Company: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISARC13

ISBN: 082121117X

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 678g, 192pgs. Produced for the exhibitions at several American art galleries in 1980, which accompanied the series and book of the same title, about Alexander the Great. Contains colour photographs of the exhibits. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!!. View more info

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Search for Alexander, The

By: Carter Brown, J. (ed)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Canada, Little, Brown & Company: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISARC14

ISBN: 082121117X

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 678g, 192pgs. Produced for the exhibitions at several American art galleries in 1980, which accompanied the series and book of the same title, about Alexander the Great. Contains colour photographs of the exhibits. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and minor creasing to the cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Tomb of Tutankhamen, The

By: Carter, Howard

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, England, Sphere Books Limited: 1972

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISARC18

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 684g, 236pgs. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Concise Encyclopedia of World History, The: Every Major Event from 38000 BC to The Present Day

By: Castleden, Rodney

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Brookvale, Australia, Book Company International, The: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HIS30

ISBN: 1863092242

Condition: Good


Paperback, First Edition, 475gms, 664 pages. From 38000 to the present day, all the world's major events recorded in one outstanding volume. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all! View more info

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Blind Man's Vision: The Story of St Dunstan's in Words and Pictures

By: Castleton, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, England, St Dunstan's: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISEUR93

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with maroon boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 786g, 158pgs. This is the story of Arthur Pearson, who set up an organisation known as St Dunstan's dedicated to helping returned servicemen from the Western Front who had been blinded, lead full and independently satisfying lives. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear and very light page discolouration throughout. There is a small pen inscription from the previous owner on the inside front page. Dust jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Polygon Wood: Ypres (Battleground Europe)

By: Cave, Nigel

Price: $16.00

Publisher: South Yorkshire, England, Leo Cooper: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARONE38

ISBN: 085052606X

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 250gms, 176pgs. This is the story of some of the events that took place in the wood and its immediate surroundings during the Third Battle of Ypres. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Sex Lives of the Great Dictators

By: Cawthorne, Nigel

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Prion: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HIS24

ISBN: 185375210X

Condition: Good


Paperback, First Edition, 200gms, 282 pages. Nigel Cawthorne recounts the bedroom conquests and bizarre sexual antics of the men in History who just wouldn't take no for an answer. Book is in good condition with no visible general wear and tear, mild page discolouration to pages, otherwise no other pre-loved marks. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all! View more info

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Tyrants: History's 10-0 Most Evil Despots and Dictators

By: Cawthorne, Nigel

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Castle Hill, Australia, Lifetime Distributors Pty Ltd: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HIS25

ISBN: 1841932116

Condition: Very Good


Paperback, First Edition, 700gms, 208 pages. A spine-chilling chronicle of dictators and their crimes against humanity, Tyrants: History's 100 Most Evil Despots and Dictators introduces one Hundred of the most bloodthirsty madmen - and women- ever to wield power over their unfortunate fellow human beings. Book is in very good condition with no general wear and tear, no other pre-loved marks. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in sto... View more info

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Picture History of Archaeology, A

By: Ceram, C. W.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: London, England, Thames and Hudson Ltd: 1963

Edition: First Impression

Seller ID: HISARC8

Condition: Fair


Paperback, First Impression, 450gms, 360 pages. A picture History of Archaeology describes and illustrates man's search into the far reaches of antiquity. Book is in fair condition with heavy general wear and tear, creasing to front cover, mild page discolouration throughout, book is ex-school library therefore it has school stamp to title page, shelf position on spine and writing to some pages, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. This is a reading copy only. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title y... View more info

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Brother Enemy: The War After the War - A History of Indochina Since the Fall of Saigon

By: Chanda, Nayan

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Collier Books: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISASI56

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 462gms, 479pgs. Book is in good condition with mild general wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Prophecies of Nostradamus, The

By: Cheetham, Erika (ed); and Nostradamus

Price: $7.50

Publisher: London, England, Peerage Books: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: PAR12

ISBN: 185052145X

Condition: Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, reprint, 548g, 478pgs. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration throughout. Boards are in good condition with only light shelf wear. Text block is beginning to come away from boards at front, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Girl in the Picture, The: The Story of Kim Phuc, the Photograph, and the Vietnam War

By: Chong, Denise

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, Simon & Schuster: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: WARVIE17

ISBN: 0743207033

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 346gms, 372 pages. On June 8, 1972, nine year old Kim Phuc, severely burned by napalm, was captured in an iconic photograph, one of the most unforgettable images of the 20th century. This is the story about the photograph, the photographer, Kim Phuc, and the impact on social history. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Fragile Paradise: The Discovery of Fletcher Christian Bounty Mutineer

By: Christian, Glynn

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Great Britain, Book Club Associates: 1983

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: HISPAC3

Condition: Good


Hardcover with yellow and brown boards and pictorial dust jacket, Second Edition, 900gms, 256 pages, blank endpapers. In Fragile Paradise, Glynn Christian , great-great-great-great grandson of the mutineer takes Fletcher out of the world of conjecture and into full-blooded life for the first time. Book is in good condition with no visible general wear and tear, some very minor page discolouration. Dust Jacket is in fair condition with mild shelf wear, several minor tears no longer than an inch long, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1... View more info

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Island Race, The

By: Churchill, Winston S.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Devon, England, Webb & Bower Ltd: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 000699

ISBN: 0863501133

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dustjacket, reprint edition, 2060gms, 313 pages. This book is an abridgement by Timothy Baker of the four volumes of 'A History of English Speaking Peoples' by Sir Winston Churchill. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear but has been price clipped, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Heart of the Dragon, The

By: Clayre, Alasdair

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Boston, USA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISASI42

ISBN: 039535336X

Condition: Good


Hardcover with red boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint edition, 1280g, 281pgs, map endpapers. This book takes the reader into China, exploring the private lives of individual families, the work of the villages, the problems and successes of factories and mines, and the closed world of the country's courts, hospitals, asylums and prisons - a rare look at areas that will once again be closed to public view. Companion book to the PBS series. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with light shelf w... View more info