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ISRAEL POCKET LIBRARY History from 1880

By: N/A

Price: $11.35

Publisher: Jerusalem, Keter Publishing House: 1974

Seller ID: 23158

ISBN: 0706513223

Condition: Very Good


No creases. Index, supplement on the Yom Kippur War, 1973 bound in at rear. 250gms weight; Israel Pocket Library; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 308 pages View more info

WAR DIARY 1939 - 1945 The Story of World War 2 in the Words of Those Who Lived through It

By: N/A

Price: $21.50

Publisher: London, Marshall Cavendish: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15022

ISBN: 185435826x

Condition: Very Good


Index. The story of World War II in the words of those who lived through it. Eyewitness accounts, perosnal memories from survivors from both sides. More than 500 b/w photos of war scenes from Europe, Pacific and Asia. Detailed battle diaries record key events.1.3kg weight; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 270 pages View more info

Great Mysteries of the Past. Experts Unravel Fact and Fallacy Behind the Headlines of History

By: N/A

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Sydney, Reader's Digest Association: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6078

ISBN: 0864382359

Condition: Very Good


448p, illustrated, index. "Ranges over more than a thousand years of world events to survey some of the questions of history that have never been resolved. 1.5kg weight; 4to View more info

THE HOME FRONT FAMILY ALBUM Remembering Australia 1939-1945. Introduction by Nancy Keesing

By: N/A

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Sydney, Weldon Publishing: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13718

ISBN: 1863021159

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Shelfwear to base of book; Unclipped jacket, index. Profusely illustrated survey of life in Australia on the Home Front month by difficult month of World War 2. A social history. 1.25kg weight; Color Photographs; Thick 4to 11" - 13" tall; 208 pages View more info

SINGAPORE : JOURNEY INTO NATIONHOOD

By: N/A

Price: $20.50

Publisher: Singapore, National Heritage Board: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17999

ISBN: 9813065214

Condition: Very Good


Index, bibliography, softcover with flaps, time line profusely illustrated survey of key elements in Singapore's history and colourful culture. 750gms weight ; Color Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 136 pages View more info

MOMENTS IN TIME 50 Years of Associated Press News Photos

By: N/A

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1984

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 19982

ISBN: 0207149801

Condition: Good


Repaired tear to base of spine covering. Owner's name front page. Crease to bottom corner of front cover; Iconic images of our time, dustbowl, Iwo Jima, Vietnam, Moon landing. 1.25gk weight; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 224 pages View more info

THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY Year by Year, Month by Month

By: N/A

Price: $36.50

Publisher: Kent, Grange Books: 2000

Seller ID: 14947

ISBN: 1840133759

Condition: Very Good+ in Fine dust jacket


Pasted in school prize label. Covered in clear plastic, no tapes or glues. ; Accessible, organised by headings and themes, brief biographies, impact of changes in technology, the industrial revolution, 700 illustrations, each decade examined year-by-year with a calendar. 3kg weight; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 600 pages View more info

THE HERITAGE OF WALES

By: N/A

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Swansea, Celtic Publications: 1970

Seller ID: 20717

Condition: Very Good


Stapled binding, b/w and colour photos of scenery, historic ruins, monuments and buildings. 250gms weight; Color Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 62 pages View more info

SINO-BRITISH JOINT DECLARATION ON THE QUESTION OF HONG KONG (INITIALLED TEXT)

By: N/A

Price: $31.15

Publisher: Hong Kong, Xinhua News Agency (Hong Kong Branch): 1984

Seller ID: 21666

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet, red lettering on cover; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 36 pages View more info

BRIGHTON IN COLOUR Official Guide of the County Borough of Brighton 1950-51

By: N/A

Price: $37.75

Publisher: Brighton Publicity Commission:

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 21953

Condition: Very Good


Crease to back cover bottom corner; Spiral bound with clear plastic sheet cover. Designed and written by Brighton Corporation Publicity Department. Information booklet with scenes of Brighton's attractions and local adverts. Especially holiday accommodation. 200gms weight ; Color Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 78. pages View more info

STOW-ON-THE-WOLD QUINCENTENARY Official History and Guide

By: N/A

Price: $17.13

Publisher: Co-Ordinating Committee: 1976

Seller ID: 22015

Condition: Very Good


Stapled binding. Official handbook and guide. Blue flyer programme of events for the 12 months loosely inserted. Numerous ads from local businesses as well as local history. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 96 pages View more info

CHURCHILL The Struggle for Survival 1940/65. Taken from the Diaries of Lord Moran

By: N/A

Price: $14.50

Publisher: London, Constable: 1966

Seller ID: 25654

Condition: Very Good- in Good dust jacket; Chipping and wear to spine edges of jacket, foxing to page edges


Index, Contains extracts from the candid diaries of Churchill's doctor Lord Moran, his devoted friend and confidant. Sheds light on how the great man faced up to and absorbed the strain of events during the war years, the tremendous burden of his responsibilities, and his extraordinary resolution. Heavy book extra postage required.1.75kg weight ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 830 pages View more info

Devon and Cornwall - in Pictures

By: N/A

Price: $8.54

Publisher: London, Odhams Press Ltd:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1679

Condition: Good in Poor dust jacket


Index -128 pages. Black and white photographs of Devon and Cornwall, undated, glossy paper, 128p, index. Cover is worn & rubbed, with tears to all edges. ; 4to View more info

The Jacobite Rising of 1715

By: N/A

Price: $10.39

Publisher: Edinburgh, Board of Trustees of the National Gallery of Scotland: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9001

ISBN: 0702227579

Condition: Very Good


32p, stapled booklet illustrated, maps and portraits from the Scottish National Portrait Gallery. ; 8vo View more info

England Today in Pictures with an Introduction by A. G. Street

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Odhams Books Ltd: 1947

Seller ID: 2796

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


384p, nearly 400 illustrations. Published in 1947 this "book mirrors life in England now. It shows people at work and at play ... These photographs have captured the very spirit of english life. " Light foxing on ffep, owner's name on top edge. Dust jacket chipped and worn at top edge, and at abse of spine. Lots of now historic photos of daily life.; 8vo View more info

READER'S DIGEST BOOK OF THE ROAD Incorporating the Ordnance Survey Four Miles to the Inch Series

By: N/A

Price: $44.50

Publisher: London, Reader's Digest: 1966

Seller ID: 23067

Condition: Good+


Plastic cover shows wear ; Numerous foldout maps of England, ideal for family history research. 800gms weight; Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 408 pages View more info

TREASURES OF BRITAIN AND TREASURES OF IRELAND

By: N/A

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Drive Publications: 1968

Seller ID: 21136

Condition: Very Good


Covered in clear plastic, tape marks on endpapers. Owner's name top edge of title page; Index, published for the Automobile Association , foldout maps. 1.8kg weight; Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 670 pages View more info

The King to His People : Being the Speeches and Messages of His Majesty King George the Fifth Delivered between July 1911 and May 1935

By: N/A

Price: $22.43

Publisher: London, Williams & Norgate: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7712

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


314p. Library stamps to endpapers. Lining of front hinge split but still holding. Chip to side of spine binding, minimal foxing.; Ex-Library; 12mo View more info

CELTIC MYTHOLOGY

By: N/A

Price: $29.50

Publisher: Scotland, Geddes & Grosset: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17995

ISBN: 1855342995

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Based on a text by Charles Squire. Describes customs, legends of the Celts, Gaelic Gods, British Gods, A-z guide. 1.25kg weight ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 480 pages View more info

ALL CHANGE HONG KONG

By: Adley, Robert

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Poole, Dorset, United Kingdom, Blandford Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14818

ISBN: 0713714689

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


History of the colony of Hong Kong, the politics involved in the lease agreement with China, and possible scenarios after 1997. Unclipped jacket, index, maps, treaties and bibliography. 250gms weight ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 128 pages View more info