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AELIAN ON ANIMALS, I, BOOKS 1-5 (LOEB CLASSICAL LIBRARY©)

By: Aelian

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 1958

Seller ID: RWARE0000039259

ISBN: 0674994914

Condition: Very Good/Very Good+


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Aelian (Claudius Aelianus), a Roman born ca. AD 170 at Praeneste, was a pupil of the rhetorician Pausanias of Caesarea, and taught and practised rhetoric. Expert in Attic Greek, he became a serious scholar and studied history under the patronage of the Roman empress Julia Domna. He apparently spent all his life in Italy where he... View more info

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TUTANKHAMUN'S EGYPT

By: Aldred, Cyril

Price: ¥350.00

Publisher: British Broadcasting Corpora: 1972

Seller ID: RWARE0000023699

ISBN: 0563122145

Condition: Very Good


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout, NOT an ex-lib edition: (IN SCRIBED BY AUTHOR). View more info

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THE BOUNTY: THE TRUE STORY OF THE MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY

By: Alexander, Caroline

Price: ¥1,600.00

Publisher: Viking Adult: 2003

Seller ID: RWARE0000036894

ISBN: 067003133X

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


More than two centuries have passed since Master's Mate Fletcher Christian mutinied against Lieutenant Bligh on a small, armed transport vessel called Bounty. Why the details of this obscure adventure at the end of the world remain vivid and enthralling is as intriguing as the truth behind the legen d. In giving the Bounty mutiny its historical due, Caroline Alexander has chos en to frame her narrative by focusing on the court-martial of the ten mutin eers who were capt... View more info

ZARAFA: A GIRAFFE'S TRUE STORY, FROM DEEP IN AFRICA TO THE HEART OF PARIS

By: Allin, Michael

Price: ¥1,700.00

Publisher: Walker & Company: 1998

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000007597

ISBN: 0802713394

Condition: Fine/Fine


A highly collectible first edition, tight clean copy, protected in a new br odart wrapper, no inscriptions, unclipped dustjacket, this is not an Ex-Lib or a BCE/BOMC edition. The baby giraffe was captured in the highlands of Ethiopia and taken to Khartoum. She sailed down the Nile to Alexandria and across the Mediterranean to Marseilles, where she wintered. In April 1827, Zarafa started a 550-mile walk to Paris. She was accompanied by her Nubian handler, three milk cows... View more info

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D-DAY, JUNE 6, 1944: THE CLIMACTIC BATTLE OF WORLD WAR II

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1995

Seller ID: RWARE0000041496

ISBN: 068480137X

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Stephen E. Ambrose's D-Day is the definitive history of World War II's most pivotal battle, a day that changed the course of history. D-Day is the epic story of men at the most demanding moment of their lives, when the horrors, complexities, and triumphs of life are laid bare. Distin guished historian Stephen E. Ambrose portra... View more info

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THE WHOLE JOURNEY: SHAKESPEARE'S POWER OF DEVELOPMENT

By: Barber, C. L.

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: University of California Pre: 1989

Seller ID: RWARE0000024209

ISBN: 0520066227

Condition: Very Good+


A clean softcover, no markings throughout, NOT an ex-lib book: Through explorations of individual plays and of patterns that shape the entire canon, The Whole Journey illuminates dramatic, psychological, and historical concerns central to our understanding of Shakespeare. View more info

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ASSYRIAN SCULPTURE IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM

By: Barnett, Richard David

Price: ¥4,500.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart: 1975

Seller ID: RWARE0000039290

ISBN: 0771053452

Condition: Good/Good


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MEDIEVAL GOLDSMITH'S WORK 71 PLATES IN FULL COLOUR

By: Barsali, Isa Belli

Price: ¥4,000.00

Publisher: PAUL HAMLYN: 1969

Seller ID: RWARE0000010824

Condition: Very Good+/Very Good+


A tight clean copy, protected in a new brodart wrapper. Paul Hamlyn Books of London. Printed on a heavy coated stock, it includes 71 full color plates. Visually spectacular, it is also a very intellectually gratifying and educational read. Principal emphasis is on the work of goldsmiths from Medieval Europe, the Byzantine Empire, and Romanesque and Gothic periods. View more info

THE SPECIAL RELATIONSHIP: A POLITICAL HISTORY OF ANGLO-AMERICAN RELATIONS S INCE 1945

By: Bartlett, Christopher John

Price: ¥4,000.00

Publisher: Longman Group United Kingdom: 1992

Seller ID: RWARE0000015607

ISBN: 0582023955

Condition: Near Fine


A crisp clean softcover no markings throughout: Circumstances, and common enemies, have kept Britain and the United States in close partnership for much of the twentieth century, but the relationship -- however 'special' at times -- was not automatic or even instinctive. Indeed, it has often been dominated by economic disputes. Through the eyes of contemporary British and American policy-makers, Professor Bartlett reconstructs changing official perceptions of the relatio... View more info

FROM DAWN TO DECADENCE: 500 YEARS OF WESTERN CULTURAL LIFE - 1500 TO THE PR ESENT

By: Barzun, Jacques

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: 2000

Seller ID: RWARE0000043631

ISBN: 0965365107

Condition: Very Good


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A GENTLE MADNESS: BIBLIOPHILES, BIBLIOMANES, AND THE ETERNAL PASSION FOR BO OKS

By: Basbanes, Nicholas A.

Price: ¥1,200.00

Publisher: Holt Paperbacks: 1999

Seller ID: RWARE0000018445

ISBN: 0805061762

Condition: Near Fine


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout: What a delightful book about books and people who love books! As a second generation bibliophile, a possible bibliomane who had several people move out of my house a year ago because they erroneously believed that my books were taking over the household, and a devout employee of "Earth's Biggest Bookstore," I can vouch that Basbanes accurately describes the glorious role of book collectors as archivists of human kn... View more info

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NOWHERELANDS: AN ATLAS OF VANISHED COUNTRIES 1840-1975

By: Berge, Bjørn

Price: ¥850.00

Publisher: Thames & Hudson: 2017

Seller ID: RWARE0000043127

ISBN: 0500519900

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. A refreshingly original history of the lost countries of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, examined and illustrated with the countries' postage stamps These are the stories of fifty countries that once existed but have now hav e been erased from the map. Varying vastly in size and shape, location and longevity, they are u... View more info

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ALMOST A FRENCH AUSTRALIA

By: Bloomfield, Noelene

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Bloomberg Press:

Seller ID: RWARE0000043126

ISBN: 1925043398

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. View more info

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BECOMING AMERICANS IN PARIS: TRANSATLANTIC POLITICS AND CULTURE BETWEEN THE WORLD WARS

By: Blower, Brooke L.

Price: ¥2,500.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2013

Seller ID: RWARE0000029441

ISBN: 0199927588

Condition: Very Good


Americans often look back on Paris between the world wars as a charming esc ape from the enduring inequalities and reactionary politics of the United S tates. In this bold and original study, Brooke Blower shows that nothing co uld be further from the truth. She reveals the breadth of American activiti es in the capital, the lessons visitors drew from their stay, and the passi onate responses they elicited from others. For many sojourners-not just for the most famous exp... View more info

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THE SOURCE OF THE NILE

By: Burton, Richard

Price: ¥4,000.00

Publisher: The Folio Society: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000037101

Condition: Fine/in Fine Slipcase


Travel account of Richard Francis Burton on his quest to discovering the or igin of the Nile River. With maps and engraving, the reader is taken on a j ourney to Africa through detailed descriptions of the landcsapes and people he came in contact with. View more info

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METAMORPHOSIS AND IDENTITY

By: Bynum, Caroline Walker

Price: ¥750.00

Publisher: Zone Books: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000042797

ISBN: 1890951226

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


The four studies in this book center on the Western obsession with the natu re of personal identity. Focusing on the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, but with an eye toward antiquity and the present, Caroline Walker Bynum exp lores the themes of metamorphosis and hybridity in genres ranging from poet ry, folktales, and miracle collections to scholastic theology, devotional t reatises, and works of natural philosophy. She argues that the obsession wi th boundary-crossing... View more info

THE SOCIAL FABRIC VOLUME TWO

By: Cary, John H.

Price: ¥615.00

Publisher: Little, Brown: 1984

Seller ID: RWARE0000000916

ISBN: 0316130737

Condition: Very Good


Includes bibliographies. v. 1. American life from 1607 to 1877 -- v. 2. Ame rican life from the Civil War to the present. View more info

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THE ANCIENT NEAR EAST: THE ORIGINS OF CIVILIZATION

By: Caubet, Annie

Price: ¥1,300.00

Publisher: Brécourt Academic: 1998

Seller ID: RWARE0000039385

ISBN: 2879391520

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Mesopotamia is credited with the invention of writing and of agriculture, and so is seen as the cradle of civilisation . The dazzling quality of the art of the Sumerians, Akkadian. Hittite, Assyrian and Persian empires speaks to the present about the culture and belief systems of these peoples. The text covers the origins of the... View more info

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WHAT HAPPENED IN HISTORY (PELICAN)

By: Childe, Gordon V.

Price: ¥450.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1950

Seller ID: RWARE0000042916

ISBN: 0140201084

Condition: Good


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IRON KINGDOM: THE RISE AND DOWNFALL OF PRUSSIA 1600 TO 1947

By: Clark, Christopher

Price: ¥900.00

Publisher: Penguin UK: 2007

Seller ID: RWARE0000043465

ISBN: 0140293345

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Winner of the Wolfson History Prize, Christopher Clark's Iron Kingdom: The Rise and Downfall of Prussia 1600-1947 is a compelling account of a country that played a pivotal role in Europe's fortunes and fundamentally shaped o ur world. Prussia began as a medieval backwater, but transformed itself int o a major European power and... View more info