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The European Iron Age

By: Collis, John

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Schocken Books: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03618

ISBN: 0805239413

Condition: Near Fine


This ambitious study documents the underlying features which link the civilisation of the Mediterranean - Phoenician, Greek - Etruscan, and Roman - and the Iron Age cultures of central Europe, traditionally associated with the Celts. It deals with the social, economic and cultural interaction in the first millennium BC which culminated in the Roman empire. The D/w has wear to its corners and edges and also indents to the covers. A clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World in the Age of Philip II

By: Fernand Braudel

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, BCA: 1992

Edition: Book Club Edition

Sellers ID: 03721

Condition: Fine


No history book published in the last fifty years has won greater acclaim than " The Mediterranean " . This new one-volume abridgment, undertaken at the author's request by his English editor, does not seek to replace the original work; rather, it emphasizes its visual qualities with a host of new illustrations Braudel Himself would be proud of. The D/W shows signs of wear to its edges with a small tear to the top front corner. A good tight copy. View more info

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Egypt, Greece and Rome: Civilizations of the Ancient Mediterranean

By: Freeman, Charles

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Oxford University Press: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03656

ISBN: 0198150032

Condition: Fine


The author has worked with eight leading authorities in the field to ensure a text that is authoritative and reflects the most up-to- date scholarship. Readable, stimulating, and generously illustrated , this book is a superb introduction for anyone seeking a better understanding of the civilizations of the ancient Mediterranean and their legacy to Western society. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Venice: Pure City

By: Peter Ackroyd

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Chatto & Windus: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03687

ISBN: 0701172851

Condition: Very Good


In this vision of Venice, Peter Ackroyd turns his unparalleled skill at evoking place from London and the Thames to Italy and the city of myth, mystery and beauty , set like a jewel in its glistening lagoon. His account is at once romantic and packed with facts, conjuring up the atmosphere of the canals, bridges and sunlit squares, the churches and the markets, the fiestas and the flowers. The hardboards are bumped at the corners and the D/W shows some creasing. View more info

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Dynasty: The Rise and Fall of the House of Caesar

By: Tom Holland

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Little, Brown: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03784

ISBN: 1408703378

Condition: Near Fine


In this book Tom Holland gives a dazzling portrait of Rome's first imperial family, Dynasty traces the astonishing tale of its rule of the world: both the brilliance of its allure and the blood - steeped shadow's cast by its crimes. The D/w has a small closed tear which has been repaired on the inside by a small white paper patch. A good clean and tight copy. View more info

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Justinian's Flea: Plague, Empire and the Birth of Europe

By: William Rosen

Price: £14.00

Publisher: UK, Pimlico: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03058

ISBN: 1844137449

Condition: Very Good


In the middle of the sixth century, the world's smallest organism collided with the world's mightiest empire. With the death of twenty - five million people, the Roman empire was decimated. History's first pandemic marked the transition from antiquity to the medieval world. The text block has light spotting to its front edge and the spine has a lean, also the covers show light shelf-wear. View more info