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Image for Rebellion or Revolution?: England from Civil War to Restoration

Rebellion or Revolution?: England from Civil War to Restoration

By: Aylmer, G.E.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Oxford, England, Oxford University Press: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISEUR58

ISBN: 0192892126

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint edition, 222gms, 274 pages. A history of England between 1640 and 1660. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and minor page discolouration throguhout, 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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Opal and How to Work It

By: Barnett, Frank

Price: $28.00

Publisher: East Malvern, VIC, Australia, Gemcraft Publications Pty Ltd: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SCIGEO5

ISBN: 0909223122

Condition: Fair to Good


Stapled softcover, first edition, 92gms, 60pgs. Contents includes: modern history of opal; the opal fields; types of opal; mining methods; cutting equipment; cutting seam opal; the making of opal doublets and triplets; carving and novelties; and valuing opal. Book is in fair to good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Wraps show some creasing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Short History of the 20th Century, A

By: Blainey, Geoffrey

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Camberwell, Australia, Penguin Books: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HIS94

ISBN: 0143006142

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, reprint edition, 612gms, 560 pages. This book from celebrated historian Geoffrey Blainey takes us on an incredible global journey through a tempestuous hundred years. Book is in very good, near new condition with only very very minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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National Experience, The: A History of the United States

By: Blum, John M.; Catton, Bruce; Morgan, Edmund S.; Schlesinger, Arthur M. Jr.; Stampp, Kenneth M.; Vann Woodward, C.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace & World, Inc.: 1968

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: HISUSA25

Condition: Good


Hardcover, second edition, 1870g, 906pgs, coloured endpapers. A history of the United States of America, from exploration and colonialism, to the modern states. Book is in good condition with pen inscription inside front cover, mild spotting throughout, and 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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Pink Samurai: An Erotic Exploration of Japanese Society

By: Bornoff, Nicholas

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, England, Grafton Books: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISASI47

ISBN: 0586205764

Condition: Good


Paperback, reprint, 378gms, 719pgs. In this examination of modern life in the world's greatest economic power, Nicholas Bornoff takes us on a fascinating tour through the pleasures and pains of Japanese love, marriage and family life. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Cover shows mild creasing to cover and spine, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Extreme South: Struggles and Triumph of the First Australian Team to the Pole

By: Brown, Ian

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Terrey Hills, NSW, Australia, Australian Geographic P/L: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000483

ISBN: 1862760314

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 886gms, 255 pages. This absorbing book relates the experiences of these modern day explorers throughout the 60 challenging days of their 1300km trek, and thanks to Ian Brown's photography, shows us the vastness, majesty and uncompromising nature of the Antarctic landscape. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear. DJ is in very good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Obedience or Choice: The Major Issues of the Modern World

By: Cowie, Russell

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Milton, Australia, The Jacaranda Press: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HIS110

ISBN: 070162065X

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 994g, 532pgs. This book encourages students to interpret human motivation and to see historical events as human reactions to other events. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear. Cover shows some light discolouration and some bumping to corners, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Whalemen Adventurers

By: Dakin, William. John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Angus and Robertson Publishers: 1938

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS185

Condition: Fair


Hardcover with dark blue boards, no dust jacket, Second Revised Edition, 775gms, 285 pages, illustrated pictorial endpapers. Whalemen Adventurers is the story of whaling in Australian Waters and other southern seas related thereto, from the days of sails to modern times (1930s). Book is in fair condition with mild general wear and tear, mild page discolouration, crease to some pages, stains to several pages, previous owners name on front endpaper, covered in clear contact, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with... View more info

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Heritage of Ireland

By: de Breffny, Brian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, England, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISEUR44

ISBN: 0297776754

Condition: Good


Hardcover with brown boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 975gms 160 pages, illustrated pictorial photographic endpapers. Brian De Breffny traces those turbulent years, covering the island's geological origins and earliest known settlers, the Norman invasions, Cromwell's conquest, the rise of Nationalism, emigration to America, Sinn Fein and modern industrial Ireland and her place in Europe. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with moderate shelf wear, chipping, a few small tears and one 1-inch tear to the back of the jack... View more info

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Way We Lived, The: The Eventful 20th Century (Reader's Digest)

By: Douglas-Cooper, Helen; and Kerr-Jarrett, Andrew (eds)

Price: $13.00

Publisher: London, England, The Reader's Digest Association Limited: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HIS106

ISBN: 0864493983

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, first edition, 1000g, 160pgs, illustrated endpapers. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear. Boards are also in very good condition with light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg with packaging and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Encyclopedia of World Theater, The

By: Esslin, Martin (ed)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Charles Scribner's Sons:

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: ENTTHE2

ISBN: 068414834X

Condition: Good


Hardcover with red boards and pictorial dust jacket, Third Edition, 1,400gms, 320 pages, blank endpapers. Encompassing the theatrical history and modern currents of all countries where theatre has had significant impact, the Encyclopaedia is exceptionally wide-ranging in its coverage and particularly strong on the abstract, literary and design elements of theatre. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear, minor page discolouration to some pages. Dust Jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book... View more info

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Cambridge

By: Ferguson, Douglas; Haycroft, Dona; Segal, Nick

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, England, Convent Garden Press: 1995

Edition: Second and Revised Edition

Seller ID: HISEUR28

ISBN: 0951257846

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, Second and Revised Edition, 925gms, 151 pages, illustrated pictorial endpapers. This book captures the feel of Cambridge, visual and intellectual, classical and modern, serious and lighthearted. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with very little shelf wear, some very minor staining to dust jacket, 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 l... View more info

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War of the World, The: History's Age of Hatred

By: Ferguson, Niall

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, England, Allen Lane: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WAR163

ISBN: 0713997087

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1415gms, 745 pages, blue endpapers. From the conflicts that presaged the First World War to the aftershocks of the Cold War, the 20th century was by far the bloodiest in all human history. How can we explain the astonishing scale and intensity of its violence when, thanks to the advances of science and economics, most people were better off than ever before? Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only ligh... View more info

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Sex and the British: A Twentieth Century History

By: Ferris, Paul

Price: $11.00

Publisher: London, England, Mandarin Paperbacks: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISEUR115

ISBN: 0749317051

Condition: Very Good


Paperback, reprint, 282gms, 461 pages. In his vivid and wide-ranging account of the British way of sex since 1900, Ferris goes behind the closed doors of almost a century of sexual history - and finds things that will shock, delight and surprise us all. Book is in very 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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Australians, The: From 1788 to Modern Times

By: Fisher, John

Price: $6.50

Publisher: London, Great Britain, Robert Hale Limited: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS32

ISBN: 709101228

Condition: Good


Hardcover with grey boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 400gms, 255 pages, blank endpapers. This book is a lively attempt to put Australia's chequered progress into perspective in preparation for the undeclared future of the world's last discovered continent. Book, although old, is in good condition with no to very little general wear and tear, mild page discoloration particularly to the endpapers and tops of the pages, some very mild staining to pages. Dust jacket is in fair condition with mild shelf wear, inside flaps are slightly curled, bent and creased, dust jacket is pric... View more info

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Sociology

By: Giddens, Anthony

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Polity Press: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: SOC4

ISBN: 074561115X

Condition: Fair to Good


Softcover, reprint, 1.3kg, 819pgs. Introductory text to modern sociology, and the history of the science of sociology. Book is in fair to 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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Southwest Pacific to 1900, The: A Modern History (Australia, New Zealand, The Islands, Antarctica)

By: Grattan, C. Hartley

Price: $10.00

Publisher: USA, The University of Michigan Press: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISPAC13

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 1225gms, 558 pages plus index. From the earliest explorations to the triumphant federation of Australia - the men and the events that pioneered the latest advance of Western civilization. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Book is ex-library and shows the associated stampings and markings. Dust jacket is in good condition with moderate shelf wear and has been covered in protective plastic and stuck to boards, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Atta... View more info

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Southwest Pacific Since 1900, The: A Modern History (Australia, New Zealand, The Islands, Antarctica)

By: Grattan, C. Hartley

Price: $10.00

Publisher: USA, The University of Michigan Press: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISPAC14

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 1555gms, 759 pages plus index. A vigorous narrative of the spread of Western civilization to the lands down under. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Book is ex-library and shows the associated stampings and markings. Dust jacket is in good condition with moderate shelf wear and has been covered in protective plastic and stuck to boards, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money ... View more info

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City of Light: A History of Perth Sinces the 1950s

By: Gregory, Jenny

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Perth, WA, Australia, City of Perth: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS103

ISBN: 0959463240

Condition: Good


Soft card cover, first edition, 1375gms, 403 pages. In exploring the city's past, City of Light makes an important contribution to our understanding of the modern Australian urban experience. It is essential reading for anyone who cares about the future of Perth. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. There is a large pen inscription from a previous owner on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Medieval Europe: A Short History

By: Hollister, C. Warren

Price: $25.00

Publisher: USA, McGraw Hill: 1998

Edition: Eighth Edition

Seller ID: 000317

ISBN: 0070297290

Condition: Good


Softcover book, eighth edition, 574gms, 407 pages. Contents includes: the early middle ages and the birth of europe; the high middle ages and the flowering of medieval culture; and from medieval to modern Europe. A good solid copy with minor general wear and tear, front cover shows some moderate curling, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info