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Alfred, the good soldier: His life and campaigns

By: John Peddie

Price: £14.00

Publisher: UK, Millstream Books: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04071

ISBN: 0948975318

Condition: Very Good


This balanced and certainly not uncritical account of the development of Alfred as leader and commander is rich with insight, making clear the character of the King, and his disentangling of the campaigns is masterly. A good , tight copy. View more info

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The Sumerians: Their History, Culture, and Character

By: Kramer, Samuel Noah

Price: £18.00

Publisher: USA, University of Chicago Press: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Sellers ID: 04898

ISBN: 0226452387

Condition: Very Good


The Sumerians, the pragmatic and gifted people who preceded the Semites in the land first known as Sumer and later as Babylonia, created what was probably the first high civilization in the history of man, spanning the fifth to the second millenniums BC. This book is an unparalleled compendium of what is known about them. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

A History of Ancient Britain

By: Neil Oliver

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2012

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03984

ISBN: 0297863320

Condition: Very Good


Who were the first Britons, and what sort of world did they occupy? In this book Neil Oliver turns a spotlight on the very beginnings of the story of Britain; on the first people to occupy these islands and their battle for survival. This is the real story of Britain and her people. There is wear to the gilt on the blue boards and the D/w has wear to its corners. View more info

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Why Socrates Died: Dispelling the Myths

By: Robin Waterfield

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UKlgree, Faber & Faber: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04483

ISBN: 0571235506

Condition: Very Good


Socrates' trial and death together form an iconic moment in Western civilisation. The picture we have of it is that a noble man was put to death in a fit of folly by the ancient Athenian democracy. This book is an accessible, authoritative account of one of the defining periods of Western civilisation. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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The World Of The Phoenicians (Phoenix Giants)

By: Sabatino Moscati

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Pheonix Giant: 1999

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04417

ISBN: 0753807467

Condition: Very Good


This book provides a comprehensive survey of the culture, history and social life of the Phoenicians, and throws new light on the civilisation of one of the most enigmatic peoples of antiquity There is a signature on the front end paper. The Text block and soft covers show light marking. View more info

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Masada

By: yadin yigael

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, B.C.A: 1971

Edition: Book Club Edition

Sellers ID: 01694

Condition: Good


The Book is in good condition but is nibbled on the top of the spine and has shelf ware All about the last stand at masada. View more info