From 9/11 to the launch of the iPod, from the creation of 'Gmail' to the 2004 tsunami, from the Enron bankruptcy to the killing of Osama bin Laden, 10 Years That Shook the World is the story of an extraordinary decade. For each year... read more
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|Author:||WALTER CARRUTHERS SELLAR AND ROBERT JULIAN YEATMAN|
1999. Eight printing. A fine, unmarked copy. No slipcase.
Up until very recently it was believed that in 1491, the year before Columbus landed, the Americas, one-third of the earth's surface, were a near-pristine wilderness inhabited by small, roaming bands of indigenous people. But recently unexpected discoveries h... read more
2006, A good copy.
Review, 2003. First edition, second printing. A near fine copy only marked by uniform browning of the pages. The d/w is very good and unclipped with only light bottom edge bumping.
A complete new history of the world's greatest stone circle Britain's leading expert on stone circles turns his attention to the greatest example of them all - Stonehenge. Every aspect of Stonehenge is re-considered in Aubrey Burl's new analysis. He explains for ... read more
2007. A near fine copy.
1972. A fine, unmarked copy in a good d/w with an area of loss from the base of the front panel.
1971. First edition. A near fine copy only marked by light flecking to the board edges and a previous owners bookplate to the front pastedown. The d/w is unclipped and also near fine with only light bumping to the spine ends.
|Series:||Helicon Reference Classics Ser.|
A nationwide listing of folk customs and practices, both past and present, in the British Isles. The book covers events around the country such as April Noddy Day, the Furry Dance and clipping the church, alongside more familiar commemorations such as Guy Fawkes, Ash Wednesday and hot cross buns.
1995. Reprint. A near fine, unmarked copy.
Bray, in County Wicklow, dates back to the Viking age. This volume recalls shops, businesses, churches and schools and records some of the events that have occurred: from smuggling in the 18th century, to the opening of Ardmore Studios. It describes the life of the people wh... read more
2004. First edition. A near fine, unmarked copy.
1899, First edition. A very good copy in lightly rubbed green cloth boards with some edge wear. Gilt to the spine lettering and to the crest on the front panel. Light browning to the edges of the text block and endpapers and some scattered foxing throughout. The hinges are weakened by the binding is holding well.
|Author:||MARJORIE AND C H B QUENNELL|
1920, First edition, first printing. A very good copy in brown cloth covered boards with black lettering and illustration. The spine is lightly suntanned and there some rubbing and edge wear to the boards. Light browning to the edges and endpapers. One colour plate is loose but otherwise this copy is clean and well bound.
1962. Reprint. A very good copy with light tanning to the edges and a flyleaf shadow to the half title page. Previous owners details to the verso of the front free endpaper and a small ink mark to the top corner of the front free endpaper. The d/w is very good with light tanning and edge bumping. Now in a protective cover.