Keyword: Diamond

Sort

Showing 1-5 of 5

Image for Keepers: The Ancient Offices of Britain

Keepers: The Ancient Offices of Britain

By: Bruce, Alastair

Price: £170.00

Publisher: Julian Calder Publishing: 2013

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 003249

ISBN: 0955325331

Condition: Near Fine


Large hardcover, some bumping to top corners but otherwise in Near Fine condition. Limited edition, signed by author and phtographer, pp 253, very high quality full page colour photographs, index, making of the book. The new edition of the classic book celebrating the ancient offices of Britain has been commissioned to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Queen's accession to the throne. Upon her accession, 60 years ago, Queen Elizabeth II inherited the most ancient office in the land. At her Coronation, the serried ranks of the realm gathered around her together held most of the other gre... View more info

Image for Council of the County of Aberdeen Minutes and Proceedings 1896 - 97.

Council of the County of Aberdeen Minutes and Proceedings 1896 - 97.

By: Council of the County of Aberdeen

Price: £25.00

Publisher: G. Cornwall & Sons: 1897

Seller ID: 003785

Condition: Very Good


Large format in green boards with gilt lettering on cover and spine. Slight shelf wear, some fading to the boards. With list of members of the committee, index, tables and appendices. Minutes and proceedings of the Council of the County of Aberdeen. Contents: Aberdeen Asylum for the Blind, Aberdeen Female School of Industry, Security over lands of Oakbank, Aboyne Isolation Hospital, Outbreaks of Anthrax, Collieston Water Supply, Crathie Electoral Division, Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Victoria's Reign, Inverurie Joint Hospital, Nazareth House Aberdeen, Nethermill Road and Bridge, Dr P... View more info

Image for West African Diamonds, 1919-83: An Economic History

West African Diamonds, 1919-83: An Economic History

By: Greenhalgh, Peter

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Manchester University Press: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004045

ISBN: 0719017637

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in Very Good condition, dustwrapper with some light edgewear but otherwise in Very Good condition, now enclosed in a clear archival wrap. First edition, pp xiii, 306, b&w maps, post script, bibliography, index. VERY SCARCE View more info

Image for Proceedings at the Dedication of the Altar in the Memorial Chamber, Peace Tower, Houses of Parliament by His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, Ottawa, 3rd August 1927, The Diamond Jubilee of Confederation.

Proceedings at the Dedication of the Altar in the Memorial Chamber, Peace Tower, Houses of Parliament by His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, Ottawa, 3rd August 1927, The Diamond Jubilee of Confederation.

By: Robinson, Nancy

Price: £25.00

Publisher: 1927

Seller ID: 006176

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet, one small closed tear on front cover and some slight marking but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 7, 1 b&w illustration. Scarce View more info

Image for A Splendid Exchange: How Trade Shaped the World

A Splendid Exchange: How Trade Shaped the World

By: William Bernstein

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Atlantic Books: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005490

ISBN: 184354668X

Condition: Near Mint


Hardcover in Near Mint condition with Near Mint dustwrapper. First edition, pp x, 467, b&w illustrations and maps, notes, bibliography, index. For anyone who loved Jared Diamond's Guns, Germs and Steel comes this vividly written, brilliantly original history of trade, the first for a generation.Few historical enquiries tell us as much about the world we live in today as the search for the origins of world trade. As Adam Smith observed, man has an intrinsic 'propensity to truck, barter and exchange one thing for another.' From the dawn of recorded history there has been vigorous long-distance... View more info