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Image for The Law of Civilization and Decay  An Essay on History

The Law of Civilization and Decay An Essay on History

By: ADAMS, BROOKS

Price: £8.00

Publisher: ALFRED A KNOPF: 1943

Seller ID: 33227


Black boards, sunned around ages, no dust jacket. Text unmarked, binding tight. Formerly the property of Dr Jonathan Miller, whose signature appears on the front endpaper.; 9.12992125053 X 6.57086613503 X 1.11023621934 inches View more info

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Memoirs of a Spanish nationalist.

By: Bahamonde, Antonio.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, United Editorial: 1939

Edition: First

Seller ID: 25243


Purple and white card wrappers (clearly modelled on Penguin covers); a trifle marked; very light wear, but wrappers feel very crisp. Light wear to head and tail of spine; light creasing to spine, but binding unaffected. Occasional crayon marks in margin. B/w illustrations. Interesting contemporary account of the Spanish Civil War, from a Nationalist perspective. ; 8vo (4 1/2" x 7"); 138 pages View more info

Image for The Machinery Question and the Making of Political Economy 1815-1848

The Machinery Question and the Making of Political Economy 1815-1848

By: Berg, Maxine

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 2009

Seller ID: 32633


Stiff card wrappers, spine slightly sunned. Text unmarked, binding tight. Formerly the property of Dr Jonathan Miller, whose signature appears on the front endpaper. ; 8.90 X 5.98 X 1.10 inches; 392 pages View more info

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Isle of St.Helena

By: Blakeston, Oswell

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson: 1957

Seller ID: 29944


Publisher's hardback with gilt lettering to spine, spine faded, remains of dj loosely laid in, ink name to front endpaper, internally clean, b&w illustrations. ; 6" x 9"; 189 pages View more info

Image for Blanco y Negro Revista Ilustrada. Bound volume, various issues of 1914

Blanco y Negro Revista Ilustrada. Bound volume, various issues of 1914

By: Blanco y Negro

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Madrid, Blanco y Negro: 1914

Seller ID: 30829


Black cloth with gilt lettering to front board & spine, bound volume containing various issues from 1914, numerous adverts, colour and b&w illustrations, including photographs from early months of the First World War, text in Spanish language, binding firm. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for Blood and Soil - Walther Darre and Hitler's Green Party [signed copy]

Blood and Soil - Walther Darre and Hitler's Green Party [signed copy]

By: Bramwell, Anna

Price: £200.00

Publisher: Bourne End, Bucks, Kensal Press: 1985

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 31106


The undated inscription states, "Dear Philip ... Lots of love, The Authoress"; the ink is very slightly smudged. Illustrated white d/jkt, clipped, in polythene film - the tape holding the polythene together has unfortunately stuck to the lower edge of the front flap. Dk green boards, clean and bright; gilt titling, bright. Light offsetting from the tape on rear endpaper + pastedown; small ink mark on verso of rear endpaper. B/w illustrations. ; 8vo (6 1/2" x ... View more info

Image for The Age of Constantine the Great

The Age of Constantine the Great

By: Burckhardt, Jacob

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Dorset Pr: 1989

Seller ID: 29153


Publisher's red cloth in dust wrapper, first UK edition 1949 published by Routledge & Kegal Paul, dj torn & edgeworn, ink notations to rear endpapers, a few pencil annotations to text, binding firm, cloth boards clean. ; 8.10 X 5.20 X 1.50 inches; 400 pages View more info

Image for The World That Never Was  A True Story of Dreamers, Schemers, Anarchists and Secret Agents

The World That Never Was A True Story of Dreamers, Schemers, Anarchists and Secret Agents

By: Butterworth, Alex

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Bodley Head: 2010

Seller ID: 32147


Coal grey boards, silver lettering, dust jacket edges a bit creased, previous shop's 2 stickers on back cover, no ownership name, pages slightly yellowed but clean and unmarkd, bindin tight. ; 9.37 X 6.14 X 1.97 inches; 496 pages View more info

Image for Prouder Than Ever  My War + My Diary + My Embroideries

Prouder Than Ever My War + My Diary + My Embroideries

By: Casdagli, A. T., edited by Alexis Penny Casdagli

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Cylix Press: 2014

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30140


Signed limited edition, this is copy no. 244 of an edition limited to 1,000 copies signed by the compiler/editor, publisher's pictorial stiff card wrappers, covers & fore-edge slightly marked, internally clean, colour illustrations, the WWII prisoner of war diary kept by Major A. T. Casdagli, internally clean, binding firm. ; 9.45 X 6.50 X 0.79 inches; 264 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Image for Degeneration The Dark Side of Progress

Degeneration The Dark Side of Progress

By: Chamberlin, J

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Columbia University Press: 1985

Seller ID: 32026


Red boards, silver lettering, head and tail of spine and corners a bit bumped, dust jacket somewhat edgeworn with a few tears, particularly to top edge which is crumbled, no ownership name, a few pages have light marginal notes in pencil, a single page has a small mark in pen in the margin, binding tight.; Cloth; 12 X 7 X 1.40 inches; 303 pages View more info

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Problems in French History

By: Cornick, Martyn & Ceri Crossley

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan: 2000

Seller ID: 32935


Grey boards with silver lettering, spine a bit bumped, dust jacket slightly edgeworn with a few minor creases, spine very slightly faded, no ownership name, pages unmarked, binding tight.; 8.66 X 5.43 X 1.10 inches; 328 pages View more info

Image for Defence of Madrid

Defence of Madrid

By: Cox, G

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz Ltd.: 1937

Seller ID: 33346


Publisher's original orange limp cloth with black lettering to front cover & spine, Left Book Club Topical Book, lean to spine, covers darkened & edgeworn, some staining to leaves, text clean, maps, Fair to Good reading copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 221 pages View more info

Image for Vanished Kingdoms -- The History of Half-Forgotten Europe

Vanished Kingdoms -- The History of Half-Forgotten Europe

By: Davies, Norman

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 2011

Seller ID: 32059


Please note that this is a heavy item and will require extra postage.; Illustrated d/jkt, clipped; light creasing to front upper edge.Pale blk boards, clean bright; gilt titling bright. Ownership marks on front pastedown. B/w + colour illustrations. ; 8vo (6 1/2" x 10"); 830 pages View more info

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Les Folies de l'industrie

By: de Busscher, J.-M.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Brussels, Editions des archives d'architecture moderne: 1981

Seller ID: 30584


Please note that this is a heavy item and will require extra postage.; Illustrated green thick card wrappers; spine lightly creased, binding tight. B/w illustrations. French text. View more info

Image for Anatomy of a Moral : The Political Essays of Milovan Djilas

Anatomy of a Moral : The Political Essays of Milovan Djilas

By: Djilas, Milovan and edited by Abraham Rothberg

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson: 1959

Seller ID: 31589


Publisher's cloth in dust wrapper, dj spine faded, endpapers slightly darkened, no ownership names, internally clean. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 181 pages View more info

Image for Hessian Tapestry  Hesse Family and British Royalty

Hessian Tapestry Hesse Family and British Royalty

By: Duff, David

Price: £18.00

Publisher: TBS The Book Service Ltd: 1967

Seller ID: 33172


D/jkt ripped across front, losses to spine and front cover. Black boards, gold gilt bright. Text unmarked, stains to foreedges, b&w photographs, binding tight. ; 8.9763779436 X 5.8267716476 X 1.8110236202 inches; 416 pages View more info

Image for The Private Life of Adolf Hitler The Intimate Notes and Diary of Eva Braun

The Private Life of Adolf Hitler The Intimate Notes and Diary of Eva Braun

By: Edited by Paul Tabori

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Aldus Publications Ltd.: 1949

Seller ID: 30713


Green cloth with black lettering to spine, ex-Boot's Library copy in library binding & with usual markings, Boot's label to front board, small ring to spine, paint splashes to front board, text clean. ; 5" x 7"; 171 pages View more info

Image for The Empress Frederick: A Memoir

The Empress Frederick: A Memoir

By: Empress Frederick

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, James Nisbet: 1913

Edition: Presumed First

Seller ID: 30122


Illustrated red boards (no d/jkt), bright; binding tight; gilt titling and decoration, bright. B/w frontis + tissue guard; b/w illustrations. Ex libris sticker on front pastedown. Princess Victoria, eldest child of Queen Victoria, wife of Frederick William, Emperor of Germany, mother of Wilhelm II. A timely and prescient publication for 1913!; 8vo (6" x 9"); 384 pages View more info

Image for Antonio Gramsci, Life of a Revolutionary

Antonio Gramsci, Life of a Revolutionary

By: Fiori, Giuseppe (trans Tom Nairn)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, New Left Books: 1970

Edition: First English

Seller ID: 31060


Red boards (no d/jkt); slightly marked, but not otherwise worn; silver titling bright; binding tight. ; 8vo (6" x 9"); 304 pages View more info

Image for Memoirs of Joseph Fouche Duke of Otranto

Memoirs of Joseph Fouche Duke of Otranto

By: Fouche, Joseph

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, WILLIAM W GIBBINGS: 1892

Seller ID: 28947


Publisher's original blue/green cloth with black & gilt decoration & lettering to front board & spine, slight fading & wear to spine, bookplate to front pastedown, frontis portrait and 2 additional portraits, binding firm. ; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches; 474 pages View more info