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Atlas Maior of 1665.

By: Blaeu, Joan.

Price: £165.00

Publisher: Germany, Taschen: 2005

Edition: First Modern Edition

Sellers ID: 02994

ISBN: 3822831255

Condition: Very Good


The Atlas Maior, the cartographical masterpiece of the Barogue, was brought out in 1662 and 1665 by the Amsterdam publisher Joan Bleu, one of Hollands leading cartographers. Taschen's bibliophile reprint of this costly atlas is based on the hand- coloured copy with gilt highlights now in the Austrian National library in Vienna. Alongside original quotes from Joan Blaeu relating to the individual maps, the text by Peter van der Krogt explains the historical and cultural... View more info

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The Celts

By: Davies, John

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Cassell: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03596

ISBN: 0304355909

Condition: Near Fine


This book which is based on the television series, explores the origins and development of the Celtic peoples, examines the evidence for their role in the prehistory of mainland Europe and analyses the celtic societies of Scotland, Wales, Ireland, Cornwall, the Isle of Man and Brittany. Fully illustrated throughout with colour photographs. We have covered this book in a removable protective plastic cover. A good , clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Preservation of Timber

By: Findlay W.P.K

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Adams & Charles Black Ltd.: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01385

Condition: Very Good


There is small writing in white on the spine and a mark on the back cover and spotting on the top of the pages. View more info

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memorie di cose prima che scenda il buio

By: Gibelli Luciano

Price: £18.00

Publisher: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 01551

Condition: Very Good


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Black Ivory: A History Of British Slavery

By: James Walvin

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, HarperCollins: 1992

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04213

ISBN: 0246138912

Condition: Very Good


This book examines the history of black slavery in the British colonies of the West Indies and North America. It is not a chronological account, but seeks instead to explore those major experiences which bound together slaves from diverse African backgrounds who found themselves scattered throughout the British colonies of the Americas. It is very much a view with a British perspective. There is creasing across the lower rear corner. View more info

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How the Girl Guides Won the War

By: Janie Hampton

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Harper Press: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03754

ISBN: 0007356315

Condition: Fine


Told by the guides themselves - through interviews, diaries and log books - this book is packed with rich social history, fond and funny anecdotes, surprising archives, and the lingering taste of smoky tea in a tin mug. Providing a new slant on both the guide movement, and the Second World War, Janie Hampton's remarkable book finally gives the Girl Guides the historical attention they deserve. A good clean copy View more info

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Common People: The History of an English Family

By: Light, Alison

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Fig Tree: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03161

ISBN: 1905490380

Condition: Very Good


Epic in scope and deep in feeling, ' Common People ' is a family history but also a new kind of public history, following the lives of the migrants who travelled the country looking for work. Original and eloquent, it is a timely rethinking of who the English were. The boards are a little grubby through use. View more info

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Hope and Glory: Britain 1900-1990

By: Peter Clarke

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Viking Adult: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03735

ISBN: 0713990716

Condition: Fine


Hope and Glory, explains the political changers that transformed Britain. It gives a clear account of the course of party leaders as Joseph Chamberlain, David Lloyd George, Winston Churchill, Harold Macmillan and Margaret Thatcher. It shows too how the outlook of ordinary people made a difference as, with the coming of an equal suffrage for men and women, democratic elections made and unmade Governments. The D/W shows light wear to its front and back panels. A good, clea... View more info

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The Yeoman Story: From Shipowners to Quarrymasters

By: Robin Thornes

Price: £1,295.00

Publisher: UK, Ash Tree Publications: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03855

ISBN: 0951722212

Condition: Near Fine


This book celebrates the life and achievements of John Foster Yeoman and his family. The Yeoman Story is, first and foremost, a history of that company - Foster Yeoman Ltd - the business in which John spent his working life and built up into an acknowledge leader in the industry. Its development is traced from its early days at Dulcote Quarry near Wells in the 1920s, through to creation of a superquarry at Glensanda in Scotland in the 1980s. We believe this book is now o... View more info

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A Disastrous History of Britain: Chronicles of War, Riot, Plague and Flood.

By: Withington,John.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Sutton Publishing.: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02275

ISBN: 075093865X

Condition: Very Good


From Boudicca's marauding hordes in the first century to suicide bombers. Britain has been subjected to a barrage of blows. Sometimes the danger has come from internal or external enemies, sometimes from the forces of nature or as a result of human error. In this book the author paints a picture of Britain bloodied but unbowed through war, terrorism, invasion, rebellion, massacre, fire, flood, storm, plague, shipwreck and train crashes. This is a compulsively readable ca... View more info

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Sweat and Inspiration : Pioneers of the Industrial Age

By: Worth, Martin.

Price: £13.50

Publisher: UK, Sutton Publishing Ltd: 2001

Sellers ID: 02281

ISBN: 0750926759

Condition: Very Good


This book - tells the engineers' story, showing how their work and lives interconnected to carry forward a saga that in the space of only two generations turned Britain from a pastoral into an industrial country and opened the way for the rest of the world to do the same. It is a tale of talent and tenacity, of flair and perseverance, and of sweat and inspiration that will reach out to anyone fascinated by ingenuity and awe-struck by remarkable and still standing creatio... View more info