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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 captured in Tahiti and brought to justice in England. This fr esh perspective wonderfully revivifies the entire saga, and the sal... 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, two Mouflon sheep, an antelope and one of the foremost scientists of the time, Geoffrey Saint-Hilaire. Zarafa was a gift to... 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 portrays the faces of courage and hero ism, fear and determination-what Eisenhower called "the fury of an aroused democracy"... 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

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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 relationship; explains what respective governments hope to get out of it; and shows that, while a 'special relationship' often exist... View more info

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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 knowledge, and -- in continual counterpoint -- sometimes pathologically obsessed book junkies. 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 expatriate artists and writers- Paris served as an importa nt crossroads, a place where Americans reimagined their position in t... View more info

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THE SOULS OF BLACK FOLK

By: Bois, W. E. B. Du

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group: 1969

Seller ID: RWARE0000046535

ISBN: 0451523970

Condition: Very Good


Originally published in 1903, The Souls of Black Folk is a classic study of race, culture, and education at the turn of the twentieth century. With it s singular combination of essays, memoir, and fiction, this book vaulted W. E. B. Du Bois to the forefront of American political commentary and civil rights activism. The Souls of Black Folk is an impassioned, at times searin g account of the situation of African Americans in the United States. Du Bo is makes a forceful case for the access of African Americans to higher educ ation, memorably extols the achievements of black culture (above all th... 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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IMPERIALISM AND ORIENTALISM: A DOCUMENTARY SOURCEBOOK

By: Carter, Mia (Editor)

Price: ¥10,000.00

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell: 1999

Seller ID: RWARE0000046453

ISBN: 1557867100

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. Imperialism and Orientalism assembles an unprecedented collection of archival and documentary materials that maps the ideological and political grounds for late eighteenth- and nineteenth-century British and European colonialism in Africa, South Asia, and the Middle East. 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 cities and empires concerned, their view of the gods and the evolution of writing, including a special feature on the epic o... View more info

THE ENIGMA OF MARY STUART

By: Cowan, Ian B.

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Sphere: 1972

Seller ID: RWARE0000010715

Condition: Very Good


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WHAT IF?: MILITARY HISTORIANS IMAGINE WHAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN

By: Cowley, Robert

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Pan Books: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000030950

ISBN: 0330487248

Condition: Very Good


'Anyone interested in military history or indeed history in general will fi nd it fascinating to read' - "Spectator". "What If?" is a collection of cou nterfactual essays dealing with military events. Concentrating on some of t he most intriguing military history turning points of the last 3,000 years, twenty celebrated historians, including Alistair Horne and John Keegan, ha ve come together to produce a group of essays that enhance our current unde rstanding of decisive events. 'Pure, almost illicit pleasure. What makes th ese essays tremendously diverting is how little they ... View more info

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IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM

By: Crawford, Robert

Price: ¥400.00

Publisher: Imperial War Museum Lambert: 2002

Seller ID: RWARE0000027424

ISBN: 1901623238

Condition: Very Good


Sir Robert Crawford, CBE (born 1945) is a former Director General of the Im perial War Museum. Educated at Culford School and Pembroke College, Oxford (MA, Modern History, 1967), he joined the Imperial War Museum as a Research Assistant in 1968 and progressed to Head of Research and Information, Keep er of the Department of Photographs, Assistant Director and Deputy Director -General before becoming Director-General in 1995. He retired in October 20 08. He was Chairman of the National Museum Directors' Conference from 2001 to 2006. Robert Crawford is Chairman of the Greenwich Foundation for th... View more info

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OBJECTIVITY

By: Daston, Lorraine J.

Price: ¥3,000.00

Publisher: 9781890951788: 2007

Seller ID: RWARE0000042790

ISBN: 1890951781

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. The emergence of objectivity in the mid-nineteenth-century sciences, as revealed through images in scientific atlases-a story of how lofty epistemic ideals fuse with workaday practices.Objectivity has a history, and it is full of surprises. In Objectivity, Lorraine Daston and Peter Galison chart the emergence of objectivity in the mid-nineteenth-century sciences-and show how the concept differs from its alternatives, truth-to-nature and trained judgm... View more info