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Image for The Colonial Problem: A report by a Study Group of Members of the Royal Institute of International Affairs.

The Colonial Problem: A report by a Study Group of Members of the Royal Institute of International Affairs.

By: N/A

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Oxford: 1937

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004161

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with some light wear to top of rear cover but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp xii, 448, appendix, index, fold out map and colour map to rear. View more info

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G.W. Bacon Wall Atlas of Africa - Contours

By: N/A

Price: £150.00

Publisher: G.W. Bacon & Co. Ltd.: 0

Seller ID: 003724

Condition: Very Good


Large canvas backed wall map with 9 segments, some wear and fraying to hinges between segments, some small marks, pin holes around top corners and titles written on neatly in ink on front and rear covers. No date but circa early 20th century based on countries and cities mapped. SCARCE View more info

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G.W. Bacon Wall Atlas of Africa - Climate and Crops

By: N/A

Price: £150.00

Publisher: G.W. Bacon & Co. Ltd.: 0

Seller ID: 003729

Condition: Very Good


Large canvas backed wall map with 9 segments, some wear and fraying to hinges between segments, some small marks, pin holes around top corners and titles written on neatly in ink on front and rear covers. No date but circa early 20th century based on countries and cities mapped. SCARCE View more info

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Philips' Large School-Room Map of Africa - Physical

By: N/A

Price: £150.00

Publisher: George Philip & Son, Ltd.: 1962

Seller ID: 003731

Condition: Very Good


Very Large Canvas backed map with 16 segments, slightly tarnished copper eyelets and some light wear to outside covers but otherwise in Very Good condition. View more info

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Maps for Empire: First 2,000 War Office Maps

By: A. Crispin Jewitt

Price: £25.00

Publisher: The British Library Publishing Division: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005586

ISBN: 0712302727

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in illustrated cloth covered boards, some light shelfwear to bottom and top of spine and corners but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp xxi, 510, plates and maps to rear. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

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Yankee traders, Old Coasters & African Middlemen: A History of American Legitimate Trade with West Africa in the Ninteenth Century.

By: Brooks, George E.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Boston University Press: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003989

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition with dustwrapper in Very Good condition. First edition, pp xiv, 370, appendices, bibliography, index. View more info

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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

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Byzantine Monuments and Topography of the Pontos (Dumbarton Oaks Studies,20) Two Volume Set.

By: Bryer, Anthony & Winfield, David.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Dumbarton Oaks Pub Service: 1985

Seller ID: 005263

ISBN: 088402122X

Condition: Very Good


Hardbacks in two volumes. With b&w illustrations, size: 29cm x 22cm. With pp686. Book One: Text. Book Two: Plates. Byzantine Monuments and Topography of the Pontos. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

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The Rootes Brothers: Story of a Motoring Empire.

By: Bullock, John.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Motorbooks Intl: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006033

ISBN: 1852604549

Condition: Fine


Hardback in Very Good condition, complete with dustwrapper, also in Very Good condition. With a clear archival wrapper. First edition. With pp248, b&w illustrations, with index. The Rootes Brothers: Story of a Motoring Empire. View more info

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Africa and the Caribbean: The Legacies of a Link (Johns Hopkins Studies in Atlantic History and Culture)

By: Crahan, Professor Margaret C.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University Press: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004155

ISBN: 0801825393

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in faux leather binding with gilt titles, some light wear to top and bottom of spine but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp xii, 159, maps in text, bibliography, notes. View more info

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Minutes and Proceedings of the Deeside District Council 1939 - 40.

By: Deeside District Council (County of Aberdeen)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: G. Cornwall & Sons: 1940

Seller ID: 003782

Condition: Very Good


Large format in green boards with gilt lettering on spine. Slight shelf wear, some fading to the cover. Top edges slightly nibbled by a small animal. With index, tables and appendices. Minutes and proceedings of the Deeside District Committee. (County of Aberdeen) 1933 - 34. Contents: Deeside Churchyards and Burial Grounds, Braemar Churchyard, Circular from the British Empire Cancer campaign, Proposed new cemetery at Aboyne, Burial of strangers in burial grounds, Foot of Gairn Churchyard, Appointment of Councillor for the Electoral Division of Glenmuick, Crathie Suspension Bridge condition, C... View more info

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Scotland's Empire, 1600-1815.

By: Devine, T.M.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Gardners Books: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006853

ISBN: 0713994983

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in Very Good condition, with dustwrapper, Some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, with pp474, with index. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. The Scots had an enormous impact on the global development of the British Empire as emigrants, soldiers, merchants and colonial administrators. Imperial Scotland provides a comprehensive examination of their crucial role during the formative era of the long eighteenth century. The book ranges from the Americas to Austr... View more info

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The Imperial Commonwealth.

By: Fairgrieve, James & Young, Ernest.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: The New University Society Edinburgh, 1931.: 0

Seller ID: 986

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in two volumes, in original red cloth covers, with gilt lettering and illustration on front cover and spine. Marbled end papers, Section One: frontispice colour illustration depicting King Charles II handing Prince Rupert the Royal Charter of the Hudson Bay Company in 1670. pp319. Geography Course with 8 coloured plates, 6 maps in full litho colour and 320 b&w illustrations. Section Two: frontispiece colour illustration of elephants at work in a Burma teak forest. Geography Course with 8 coloured plates, 6 maps in full litho colour and 310 b&w illustrations.A geographical, politic... View more info

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Letters of John Orrok.

By: Forbes, Lady Helen; Tayler, A+H

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Milne & Hutchison: 1927

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006435

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in blue cloth covers, some fading to the spine some foxing to the FEP, otherwise in Very Good condition. With pp215, three appendices. Edited by Alistair and Henrietta Tayler. With pp 215, frontispiece photo of portrait of Captain John Orrok. With further illustrations of Betsy Orrok, Eliza Orrok (Mrs Forbes) and Colonel James Reid, Anna Orrok Stronach and William Stronach. Letters of John Orrok. Chapters include: The Voyage to India, Early Life in India at Vellore, The Madras Mutiny, Returhn to England, Life in Baker Street and more View more info

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At the Edge of Empire: The Life of Thomas Blake Glover.

By: Gardiner, Michael.

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Birlinn, 2007. 9781841585444: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 633

ISBN: 1841585440

Condition: As New


Hardback in Fine condition, complete with dustwrapper, also in Fine condition. First edition, ppvii, 229. With b&w illustrations, acknowledgments, list of illustrations, list of works consulted, glossary, place names and index. Born in Aberdeenshire in 1838, Thomas Blake Glover was a widely travelled merchant and a key figure in the industrialisation of Japan. Using material which has only recently become available, Gardiner's biography of this remarkable man offers a balanced view of his legacy. S7. View more info

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Roman Fort in Scotland: Elginhaugh

By: Hanson, William S.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Tempus Publishing Limited: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003505

ISBN: 0752441132

Condition: Fine


Illustrated card covers, slightly faded spine but otherwise in Fine condition. First edition, b&w illustrations, index. Elginhaugh is the most completely excavated timber-built auxiliary fort in the Roman Empire. The excavator tells two interrelated stories: the discovery, excavation and interpretation of the evidence, and the nature of life on the furthest northern frontier of the Roman Empire in the late first century AD. View more info

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Roman Fort in Scotland: Elginhaugh

By: Hanson, William S.

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Tempus Publishing Limited: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003506

ISBN: 0752441132

Condition: Fine


Illustrated card covers, slightly faded spine but otherwise in Fine condition. First edition, b&w illustrations, index. Elginhaugh is the most completely excavated timber-built auxiliary fort in the Roman Empire. The excavator tells two interrelated stories: the discovery, excavation and interpretation of the evidence, and the nature of life on the furthest northern frontier of the Roman Empire in the late first century AD. View more info

Image for River, Railway and Ravine: Foot Suspension Bridges for Empire

River, Railway and Ravine: Foot Suspension Bridges for Empire

By: Harper, Douglas

Price: £11.99

Publisher: The History Press: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 003623

ISBN: 0750962135

Condition: New


Hardcover, New. First edition, SIGNED BY AUTHOR, colour illustrations, appendices, index. From their mid-nineteenth-century fencing business the Harpers of Aberdeen developed a unique system of suspension that allowed their light foot suspension bridges to be relatively rigid. John Harper was one of the first to employ steel wire rope, now universally used. The Harpers' innovative work overcame the disadvantages of this type of bridge and was of considerable benefit to those who relied upon them. Harpers built over sixty such bridges throughout the UK and the British Empire between 1870 and 1... View more info

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Byzantium and the Crusades.

By: Harris, Jonathan.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Hambledon & London, 2003. 1852852984: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1970

ISBN: 1852852984

Condition: Fine


Hardback, in Fine condition with dustwrapper in Fine condition. First edition, pp 259, b&w illustrations, bibliography, index. The first great city to which the Crusaders came in 1089 was not Jerusalem but Constantinople, the capital of the Byzantine empire. It was the Muslim threat to the empire which had led Urban II to preach the First Crusade. Almost as much as Jerusalem itself, Byzantium was the key to the foundation, survival and ultimate eclipse of the crusading kingdom. The Byzantines had developed an ideology over seven hundred years which placed Constantinople, rather than Rome or Je... View more info

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The Colonial Empire: A Student's Guide.

By: Hodgkin, T.L.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: The Hereford Times Ltd.: 1942

Seller ID: 004894

Condition: Very Good


Softback in card covers. The Colonial Empire: A Student's Guide. View more info