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Historical Geography

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History:Historical Geography
   -British Isles

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1 Baigent Michael Ancient Traces
London Viking 1998 067087454X / 9780670874545 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 
This book is about Mysteries in Ancient and Early History. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
2 Lee, Christopher This Sceptred Isle: The Dynasties: Britain's Most Powerful Families
UK. BBC Books 2002 0563537485 / 9780563537489 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This book is a fascinating survey of the fluctuating fortunes of a privileged elite, their loyalties tested and rewarded, honours bestowed and withdrawn, their successes and failures, their adulteries, scheming, intrique, bloody battles, murderous plots and shocking executions - stories that reveal the true power behind the throne. There is some light marking to the f.e.p. and the back panel on the DJ. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Goodbye Dolly Gray: The Story of the Boer War, Rayne Kruger
3 Rayne Kruger Goodbye Dolly Gray: The Story of the Boer War
UK. Pimlico 1996 0712662855 / 9780712662857 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Taking his title from a song that bade farewell to an era. The author describes the background, the arms and armies, the campaigns and personalities of the war in which soldiers from across the British Empire marched to a succession of defeats at the hands of sharpshooting farmers - defeats which struck at Victorian prestige, assumptions and complacency. The text block is lightly tanned. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping to world zones 1 and 2 is by sea and could take up to 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
Great Sieges of History, Seymour, William
4 Seymour, William Great Sieges of History
UK. Brassey's (UK) Ltd 1992 0080376967 / 9780080376967 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
William Seymour provides the reader with a concise history of the mechanics of siege, charting a course through the complex world of medieval terminology and military strategy. The pendulum swings from attack to defence and back again in the following narrative of seventeen of the greatest sieges that ever took place. The DJ shows signs of wear to the head of the spine which has a small tear and creasing , the DJ is also faded. PLEASE NOTE ; International economy shipping to world zones 1 and 2 is by sea and could take up to 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
5 Taylor Christopher & Richard Muir Visions of the Past
London J m Dent & Sons 1983 0460045563 / 9780460045568 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 4to - over 9 
The British landscape and the monuments which it contains are full of interest; its history is essentially the story about people and human activities. this is a first edition hardback book in V/G condition . the D/W is torn and rippled on the spine ends and the corners are nibbled but is otherwise good. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
Pacific Campaign: The U.S.-Japanese Naval War 1941-1945, Van der Vat, Dan
6 Van der Vat, Dan Pacific Campaign: The U.S.-Japanese Naval War 1941-1945
U.S.A. Simon & Schuster 1992 0671792172 / 9780671792176 Anniversary Edition Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Drawing on firsthand accounts from both sides, the author interweaves eyewitness testimony with sharp analytical narration to provide a penetrating reappraisal of the strategic and political background of both Japanese and American forces, as well as a major reassessment of the role of intelligence on both sides. There is light ware to the head and foot of the spine and creasing to the corners PLEASE NOTE: International economy Shipping (2nd class) to World Zones 1 and 2 is by sea and could take up to 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
Sovereign Ladies: The Six Reigning Queens of England, Waller, Maureen
7 Waller, Maureen Sovereign Ladies: The Six Reigning Queens of England
UK John Murray ( publishers ) 2006 0719566282 / 9780719566288 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
In the last millennium there have been only six female sovereigns; Mary I and Elizabeth I, Mary II and Anne, Victoria and Elizabeth II. With the exception of Mary I, they are among our most success monarchs. Maureen Waller delves into the intimate lives of England's queens in delicious detail, assessing their achievements from a female perspective. There is a Happy Christmas note to the recipient of this book on the front end-paper. The D/W has light shelf-wear to its edges. All-in-all a clean and tight copy. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 


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