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International Currency Collection; a Special Edition Featuring Bank-Notes from around the World
1 International Currency Collection; a Special Edition Featuring Bank-Notes from around the World
Wallace Marketing Group Sydney, Australia First Edition Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Card covers, minor edge-wear, pages are straight & unmarked. All denominations are present and in very good condition. 232 001263 
Price: 75.00 AUD
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Jane's Fighting Ships of World War I
2 Jane's Fighting Ships of World War I
Military Press 1990 New York 0517033755 / 9780517033753 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
320 pages. Blue-cloth cover, very minor edge-wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, very minor edge-wear. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Binding slightly soft, but strong and intact. ". includes photographs, line drawings and data tables, providing the reader with instant reference to the great fleets that clashed at sea. Comparison of the eight great fleets of 1914, those of Great Britain, Germany, the United States, Japan, France, Italy, Austro-Hungary and Russia reveals many similarities." 12 000853 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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3 The Truth About History; How New Evidence is Transforming the Story of the Past
Reader's Digest 2004 First Edition. Hard Cover Very Good Issued Without Jacket 
SHOP STOCK IN STORAGE - PLEASE CONTACT US FOR MORE DETAILS - 524 002184 
Price: 9.00 AUD
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The Medieval Military Revolution; State, Society, and Military Change in Medieval and early Modern Europe, Ayton, Andrew; Price, J. L. (eds)
4 The Medieval Military Revolution; State, Society, and Military Change in Medieval and early Modern Europe
Ayton, Andrew; Price, J. L. (eds) Barnes & Noble, Inc. 1995 New York 0760707669 / 9780760707661 Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
208 pages. Blue-cover, very minor edge-wear. Illlustrated, unclipped jacket, very minor shelf-rubbing to rear. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Tight binding. "Through an in-depth introduction and nine compelling essays by well-known medievalists . persuasively argue that rather than constitue a radical departure from the immediate past, many military innovations attributed to the early modern period can be traced back to - and indeed found flourishing in - the latter part of the Middle Ages." 2 000679 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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5 Illustrated Dictionary of Archaeology
Balaam, Nick et al (contributors) Book Club Associates 1977 London, England First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
271 page, 400+ b/w & colour illustrations. Black-cloth cover, very minor edge-wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, minor edge-wear, couple small closed tears. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Tight binding. ". deals with all the most important and complex areas . clearly and concisely. All the major archaeological discoveries of the world are featured . together with entries relating to techniques, terms, sites, ancient cultures and civilizations, deities, biographies of famous pioneers and other topics. 154 000393 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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A Short History of the 20th Century, Blainey, Geoffrey
6 A Short History of the 20th Century
Blainey, Geoffrey Viking 2005 First Edition 0670070343 / 9780670070343 Soft Cover Very Good 
SHOP STOCK IN STORAGE - PLEASE CONTACT US FOR MORE DETAILS - 577 005288 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Quest for Adventure, Bonington, Chris
7 Quest for Adventure
Bonington, Chris Hodder & Stoughton 1981 Kent, UK First Edition 0340255994 / 9780340255995 Hard Cover Very Good Fair 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
448 pages, b/w & colour illustrated. Blue-cloth cover, minor edge-wear. Illustrated, clipped jacket, edge-wear, chipping, closed tears, peeling. Pages have few small marks, otherwise clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. ". a magnificent celebration of the mainspring of adventure by a man who has done as much as any to keep the adventuring spirit alive today." 162 000800 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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The Second Front, Botting, Douglas
8 The Second Front
Botting, Douglas Time-Life Books Inc. 1978 Virginia, USA First Edition 0809425009 / 9780809425006 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
208 pages, b/w photos thr/out. Illustrated cover, minor edge-wear. Some small spots on rear fly-leaf otherwise pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. World War II - chapters include; 'Rehearsals for Invasion', 'American Landings', 'British Beachheads', 'The Fighting Inland', 'Aftermath of a Tragic Raid', 'The Invasion Armada'. 135 000598 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Origins of the World War; Two Volumes in One, Bradshaw Fay, Sidney
9 The Origins of the World War; Two Volumes in One
Bradshaw Fay, Sidney The MacMillan Company 1936 New York Second Edition, Revised. Hard Cover Good No Jacket 
577 pages, b/w photos. Maroon-cloth cover, covered in adhesive clear contact, slight edge-wear, slight pushing to corners, several small spots. Pages are evenly aged browned, otherwise clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. "This collection runs parallel to the German 'Die Grosse Politik', and is of especial value for the additional light that it throws on Balkan problems in general and on Austro-Serbian relations in particular." 9 Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 000787 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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10 The Hamlyn Book of True Adventure
Brett, Bernard Hamlyn Publishing Group Limited 1978 London, England First Edition 0600303578 / 9780600303572 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Peter Archer et al 
157 page, blue & b/w line drawings thr/out. Blue-cloth cover, slight fading to edges, minor edge-wear. Illustrated, clipped jacket, minor edge-wear, minor peeling & chipping to spine edges. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. "The fifteen stories in this volume cover every continent from the scorching heat of Australian outback to the icy waters of Tierra del Fuego. They take place in each era from the seventeenth century England of 'the Merry Monarch' Charles II, to the French republic of today . diagrams and maps ." 154 000384 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Moments; the Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photographs, Buell, Hal
11 Moments; the Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photographs
Buell, Hal Tess Press 2005 New York First Edition 1579125018 / 9781579125011 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
302 pages, b/w & colour photos thr/out. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, very minor edge-wear, very minor stretching to edges. Red cover, very minor pushing to edges. Note to ex-owner to front fly-leaf, otherwise pages are clean, straight & unmarked. Tight binding. ". the world's top new photographers capture the emotion, tragedy, or thrill of an instant with an impact unmatched by words.By turns compelling, horrifying, touching, heartbreaking, and exciting, each page is proof of the vital and lasting power of the photograph . displays the images seared into our collective consciousness, from the flag-raising at Iwo Jima to Coretta King mourning at her husband's funeral, the fall of the Berlin wall, the World Trade Center's desctruction, and the invasion of Iraq. Lesser known but equally moving images preserve iconic experiences we can all share: three children playing in a bucket of water, a soldier standing guard while his buddy sleeps, the triumph of an athlete's face." 537 001452 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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12 The Illustrated history of Humankind; New World and Pacific Civilizations - Cultures of America, Asia, and the Pacific
Burenhult, Goran (ed) University of Queensland Press 1994 Queensland, Australia First Edition 0702226793 / 9780702226793 Hard Cover Very Good Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
239 pages, colour photos thr/out. Grey-cloth cover, minor edge-wear, small spot of pushing to back edge. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, minor edge-wear, creasing, has been covered with adhesive contact, some bubbling - worse on rear. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. "Vivid, accessible, and magnificently illustrated, 'New World and Pacific Civilizations' is the fourth volume of 'The Illustrated History of Humankind', the landmark, Australian-produced, five-volume series that recreates the epic story of human development." 165 001026 
Price: 74.00 AUD
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The Drama of the Scharnhorst, Busch, Fritz-Otto
13 The Drama of the Scharnhorst
Busch, Fritz-Otto Robert Hale Limited 1956 London, England First Edition Hard Cover Good Fair 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
186 pages, b/w photos thr/out. Blue-cloth cover, edge-wear, fading to spine. Illustrated, clipped jacket, edge-wear, chipping, small tears and rubbing. Pages are age browned evenly, foxing to top closed edges, some small marks throughout otherwise clean and straight. Tight binding. 'Scharnhost sunk by British naval forces 60 sea miles N.W. of North Cape, 26th December, 1943 at 19 hours 45.' "So ran the British radio announcement that told the world of the end of the German battleship Shcarnhorst. While the epic of the final battle forms the core of the book . also covers the whole life-history of the 32,000-ton battleship from 1939, when she was commissioned." 13 000870 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Ninety Days; Five Battles That Changed the World - October 1942 - January 1943, Carmichael, Thomas N.
14 The Ninety Days; Five Battles That Changed the World - October 1942 - January 1943
Carmichael, Thomas N. Konecky & Konecky 1971 USA First Edition 1568523807 / 9781568523804 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
339 pages, b/w line-drawings thr/out. Orange cover, very minor edge-wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, very minor edge-wear. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Tight binding. "This is a story of places and people; of battles and personalities; of events and the men who shaped them. As the headlines change from Axis superiority to Allied mastery we are eyewitnesses to the actions of the ninety days - encounters on the seas, battles on land, struggles inside the headquarters of the Allies and the Axis - for this is living history, the quintessence of the great drama of World War II, vividly and excitingly recounted." 2 000672 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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At The Eleventh Hour; Reflections, Hopes and Anxieties at the Closing of the Great War, 1918, Cecil, Hugh & Lliddle, Peter (eds)
15 At The Eleventh Hour; Reflections, Hopes and Anxieties at the Closing of the Great War, 1918
Cecil, Hugh & Lliddle, Peter (eds) Leo Cooper 1998 Yorkshire, UK First Edition 0850526094 / 9780850526097 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
412 pages, b/w photos thr/out. Maroon-cloth boards, very minor edge-wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, very minor edge-wear. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. "When the Great War of 1914-1918 came to a close, the reaction of the belligerent countries ranged from hope and joy to despair and anxiety, from a sense of release to anger, or bewilderment. In France and the British Empire . the mood of triumph was tempered for many by an awareness of losses in death and disabled or of unfinished business. The contributors' work demonstrated the complexity of national attitudes towards the war and brings home, tragically, the fragile and illusory nature of the peace that dawned in the autumn of 1918." 231 001222 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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16 History of the English Speaking Peoples - Comlete Set in Binders
Churchill, Sir Winston Purnell London First Edition Folders Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
7 Binders & 1 Biographical Gallery Binder. All in very good condition, some light pushing to edges and corners and some very light rubbing. Slight lean to folder spines due to weight of magazines. Biographical Gallery binder has black plastic binder strip that is removable, this is broken at the top and bottom, binder itself is very good. Magazine collection bound in folders. As this set is quite heavy extra postage may be required. GAR/JIM 001615 
Price: 580.00 AUD
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Step By Step 1936-1939, Churchill, Winston S.
17 Step By Step 1936-1939
Churchill, Winston S. Odhams Press Limited 1948 London, England Hard Cover Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
350 pages. Red-cloth cover, minor edge-wear, some pushing to edges. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, edge-wear, some chipping, some closed tears, some scratching. Numbers in pen to front fly-leaf, pages age coloured, otherwise clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. "This volume is the immortal contribution to the history f the years immediately preceding the outbreak of the second World War: the years that saw the tragedies of Abyssinia, Austria and Spain, ominous developments in the Far East as well as in the Mediterranean, and the climax of Munich and the subsequent rape of Czechoslovakia." 4 000640 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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18 Civilisation
Clark, Kenneth 1994 Soft Cover Good 
SHOP STOCK IN STORAGE - PLEASE CONTACT US FOR MORE DETAILS - 598 003713 
Price: 9.00 AUD
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19 History of American Slavery
Clarke, Duncan PRC Publishing Ltd 1998 London 1856484610 / 9781856484619 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
192 pages. Illustrated cover, very minor edge-wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, minor stretching to edges, minor edge-wear, small clean tear to bottom, back edge. Pages are clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. ". traces the chronology of the slave trade from its earliest documented presence in ancient societies. Illustrated with photographs, contemporary illustrations, and documents, it presents a comprehensive depiction of the lives of those unfortunates robbed of their freedom." 30 001159 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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The Complete Book of Dinosaurs, Dixon, Dougal
20 The Complete Book of Dinosaurs
Dixon, Dougal Hermes House 2010 London 978184681854 Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
256 pages, colour illustrations thr/out. Illustrated boards. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, very light yellow shadowing to rear. Pages are clean, straight & unmarked. Tight binding. "An expert and lavishly illustrated guide to the world's best-known dinosaurs, together with many lesser-known species from the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods of Earth's history." - 565 001815 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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