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Disease and History, Cartwright; Bidd.
1 Cartwright; Bidd. Disease and History
UK Sutton Publishing 2000 075092506X / 9780750925068 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
This fascinating and wide-ranging book explores the impact of disease on the processes of history. Drawing upon little-known evidence, the authors trace the influence of disease on the civilizations, the armies, and the leaders that dominate history. They demonstrate that even the most powerful individuals and societies can be and have been fatally weakened by disease. The soft covers shows signs of light shelf use with the corners slightly creased . 
Price: 12.50 GBP
Langdon - Brown  Lecture 1968, Cooke A.M ( D.M , F.R.C.P. Hon. Consulting Physician Radcliffe Infirmary, and Emeritus Fallow of Merton College, Oxford. )
2 Cooke A.M ( D.M , F.R.C.P. Hon. Consulting Physician Radcliffe Infirmary, and Emeritus Fallow of Merton College, Oxford. ) Langdon - Brown Lecture 1968
Oxford Private Publication 1968 Private Original Cloth Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 
This book is full of 48 pages of type written pages on a lecture given by A.M Cooke in 1968 on Sir Walter langdon-Brown (1870 - 1946), Physician to St Bartholomew's Hospital and Regius Professor of Physics at Cambridge.It has been privately bound by Haltby's Oxford in buff coloured cloth boards with gilt lettering on the front board and down the spine.There is a postcard dated 1972 from Alistair Gombie ? from Trinity College Oxford. paperclipped to the ffep which has left an indentation and a light rust stain.The boards are light marked in places but is in overall Very good condition. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
Pox Americana: The Great Smallpox Epidemic of 1775-82, Fenn, Elizabeth A.
3 Fenn, Elizabeth A. Pox Americana: The Great Smallpox Epidemic of 1775-82
U.S.A. Hill and Wang 2001 0809078201 / 9780809078202 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Elizabeth Fenn, is the first historian to reveal how deeply 'Variola ( smallpox ) affected the outcome of the War of Independence, and why it caused a continental epidemic, affecting the lives of virtually everyone in North America from Florida to Alaska. The text block has a slight lean, but is overall a nice clean tight copy. PLEASE NOTE: International economy second class shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
The Royal Berkshire Hospital 1839-1989, Railton Margat
4 Railton Margat The Royal Berkshire Hospital 1839-1989
London Marshall Barr 1989 0951437305 / 9780951437308 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 
Several dedications and christmas wishes inthe book and has had the price cut as an oblong on lower flap. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
5 Science photo library Science Work Book
London Science photo library 1993 1st Edition Pictorial Soft Cover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
This book is full of stunning colour photo's concerning science, technology, industry, enviroment and health. The cover is creased on the front top corner and shows signs of shelf wear. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
Justinian's Flea: Plague, Empire and the Birth of Europe, William Rosen
6 William Rosen Justinian's Flea: Plague, Empire and the Birth of Europe
UK Pimlico 2008 1844137449 / 9781844137442 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
In the middle of the sixth century, the world's smallest organism collided with the world's mightiest empire. With the death of twenty - five million people, the Roman empire was decimated. History's first pandemic marked the transition from antiquity to the medieval world. The text block has light spotting to its front edge and the spine has a lean, also the covers show light shelf-wear. PLEASE NOTE; International second class economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
The Black Death, Ziegler, Philip
7 Ziegler, Philip The Black Death
UK Bramley Books 1998 185833831X / 9781858338316 2nd Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
A series of natural disasters in the furthest reaches of the Orient heralded what was, for the population of Europe, the most devastating period of Death and destruction in its history. Between the years 1347-1350 ,in England , a third of the population died and over one thousand villages were deserted never to be repopulated. This book tells the history of one of Europe's worst plague disasters. There is a small mark to the front edge of the text block. 
Price: 10.00 GBP

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