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'...AND MR. FORTESCUE' a Selection from the Diaries from 1851 to 1862 of Chichester Fortescue, Lord Carlingford
Hewett, Osbert Wyndam (ed)
John Murray London 1958 First Edition
 Hard Cover xi, 209pp; illustrations; 220 x 145mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 6386  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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100 YEARS OF SERVICE A Centenary History of Warrnambool College
Welsford, Ray
ISBN: 0975177915
R. Welsford Warrnambool 2007 First Edition
 Paperback With illustrations, map, index, previous owners name on inside of front cover. Including Warrnambool Agricultural High School, Warrnambool High School, Warrnambool North Technical School, Warrnambool Secondary College, Warrnambool North Secondary College. Warrnambool College has an honourable history, a story of achievement, struggle and contribution to society. Its staff and students served in Gallipoli, Europe, the Pacific and Vietnam; they were active participants in the community and the wider national scene. This record is a tribute to the system of state-provided public education. ; 300 x 210mm; xiv, 386 pages Very Good+
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22448  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A COMPLETE GUIDE TO HERALDRY
Fox-Davies, Arthur Charles
ISBN: 0517266431
Bonanza Books New York 1978 
 Hard Cover Viii, 647pp; 779 illustrations and 8 full colour plates, red boards, previous owners name on foredge, a very good copy in very good dustjacket. ; 235 x 150mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12157  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A COMPLETE GUIDE TO HERALDRY
Fox-Davies, Arthur Charles
ISBN: 0856138541
Orbis Books London 1985 First thus.
 Hard Cover Revised by J. P. Brooke-Little. With over 800 illustrations, a very good copy in very good dustjacket. ; 270 x 200mm; xii, 513 pages Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22479  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A CONCISE HISTORY OF SCOTLAND
MacLean, Fitzroy
ISBN: 0500272247
Thames and Hudson London 1988 Reprint
 Paperback With 231 illustrations, A fine copy. ; 230 x 180mm; 239 pages 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16450  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A CONTINENT TAKES SHAPE
Kunz, Egon & Elsie
Collins Sydney 1971 First Edition
 Hard Cover 176pp; illustrations & maps, usual library markings; Ex-Library; 310 x 245mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 5700  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A DICTIONARY OF INDIAN HISTORY
Bhattacharya, Sachchidananda
Greenwood Press Connecticut 1977 Reprint
 Hard Cover xii, 963pp; usual library markings, cloth a tad worn & marked.; Ex-Library; 220 x 140mm Good
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 6314  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A DICTIONARY OF TWENTIETH CENTURY HISTORY 1914-1990
Teed, Peter
BCA London 1992 First Edition Thus
 Hard Cover 520pp; ; 205 x 135mm Fine in Fine dust jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 7812  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A HANDBOOK OF THE SCOTTISH GAELIC WORLD
Newton, Michael
Four Courts Press Portland, Oregon 2000 First Edition
 Paperback With 15 plates, a fine copy. ; 235 x 160mm; 320 pages Fine
Price: $65.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22228  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A HISTORY OF AUSTRALIA, The Beginning of an Australian Civilization, 1824 - 1851
Clark, C.M.H.
Melbourne University Press Carlton 1980 Reprint
 Hardcover With many illustrations and 9 maps, a very good copy in very good dustjacket. ; 240 x 160mm; xvi, 491 pages Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22814  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A HISTORY OF AUSTRALIA, Volume 3. the Beginning of an Australian Civilization, 1824 - 1851
Clark, C.M.H.
ISBN: 0522841546
Melbourne University Press Melbourne 1979 First Paperback Edition
 Paperback Illustrated with 29 plates and 9 maps, cover has some fading otherwise a very good copy. ; 235 x 155mm; xvi, 491 pages Very Good
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16259  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A HISTORY OF AUSTRALIA. Volume 1. from the Earliest Times to the Age of MacQuarie
Clark, C.M.H.
Melbourne University Press. Melbourne 1971 Reprint
 Hardcover illustrated with plates and maps, 5 appendices, bibliography, index. Ex-library with only library marks are small stamp on front endpaper and mark on dustjacket spine where sticker has been, overall a Very good copy in good dustjacket. ; [xiii], 422 pages Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A HISTORY OF AUSTRALIAN SPORT
Howell, Reet & Maxwell
ISBN: 0730208087
Shakespeare Head Press  1987 First Edition
 Hardcover With illustrations in colour and black & white, fine copy in fine dustjacket. ; Library reference series; 320 x 240mm; 156 pages 
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 15656  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A HISTORY OF CHRISTIANITY
Chadwick, Owen
ISBN: 1857999312
Phoenix Illustrated/Orion Publishers London 1997 First thus.
 Paperback With many illustrations in colour and black & white, previous owners name on first page, A near fine copy. ; 270 x 230mm; 304 pages Near Fine
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22696  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A HISTORY OF FIJI Volume One
Derrick, R. A.
Colony of Fiji At the Government Press Suva 2001 Reprint
 Paperback Illustrated with maps, Previous owners inscription on first page, a very good copy. ; 245 x 170mm; xii, 250, xxviii pages 
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 15936  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A HISTORY OF INDIA From the Earliest Times to the Present Day.
Edwardes, Michael.
Farrar, Straus & Cudahy New York 1961 First Edition
 Hardcover With 127 photogravure illustrations & 21 maps. Original Blind stamped black cloth, a very good copy in very good dustjacket, ; 245 x 170mm; 444 pages Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
Price: $40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 350  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A HISTORY OF RELIGIONS IN KOREA
Kim, Duk-Whang
ISBN: 8985202227
Hyun-Jin Kwon Korea 2003 Sixth Edition
 Hardcover Signed by author on front free endpaper. A fine copy in fine dustjacket. ; 230 x 155mm; 487 pages Fine in Fine dust jacket
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 18089  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A HISTORY OF ROMAN WORLD 753 TO 146 BC
Scullard, H. H.
Methuen & Co. London 1970 Reprint
 Paperback Methuen's History of the Greek and Roman World series book IV, illustrated with 4 maps, 3 of which are fold out. A very good copy. ; 215 x 135mm; xiv, 480 pages 
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16531  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A HISTORY OF SIAM from the Eariest Times to the Year A.D. 1781,with a Supplement Dealing with More Recent Events.
Wood, W. A. R.
Chalermnit Bookshop Bangkok 1959 Reprint
 Hard Cover 300 pages, 27 full page illustrations, dust jacket illustrated with Dutch Map of 1505, jacket has edge wear but now protected. ; 220 x 140mm Very Good in Good dust jacket
Price: $50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 13170  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A HISTORY OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH IN 2 VOLUMES For the Use of Colleges, Seminaries, and Universities, Volume I: the Ancient Church, the Middle Ages, the Beginnings of the Modern Period. Volume II: the Modern Period, Contemporary Church History
Poulet, Dom Charles
B. Herder Book Co. St. Louis & London 1945 Sixth Impression
 Hardcover Authorized Translation and Adaptation from the Fourth French Edition by the Rev. Sidney A. Raemers. Vol. 1, xxxiv, 773 pages, Vol. 2, 5th impression 1945, xxi, 735 pages, Vol. 1 bound in original purple coloured cloth boards and Vol. 2 is bound in original navy blue cloth boards, both vols with title and printed illustration on front cover, previous owners name on front endpaper blacked out in both volumes, a very good copies. ; 235 x 155mm 
Price: $100.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16166  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A HISTORY OF THE CRUSADES 3 Volumes -
Runciman, Steven
Penguin   Reprints
 Paperback Volume 1 : The First Crusade and the Foundation of the Kingdom of Jerusalem Published in 1991. Volume II The Kingdom of Jerusalem and the Frankish East 1100-1187; - Published in 1990. Volume III The Kingdom of Acre and the Later Crusades Published in 1978. All in very good condition (looks unread) . ; 195 x 130mm Very Good+
Price: $45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22192  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A HISTORY OF THE CRUSADES In 3 Volumes
Runciman, Steven
Folio Society London 1994 2nd printing
 Hardcover Volume 1: The First Crusade and the Foundation of the Kingdom of Jerusalem. With Coloured illustrated frontispiece. The text is illustrated with 8 coloured reproductions of contemporary illustrations and five maps. With two appendices, bibliography and index, xiii, 316 pages. Volume 2: The Kingdom of Jerusalem and the Frankish East, 1100-1187. With Coloured illustrated frontispiece, The text is illustrated with 8 colour reproductions of contemporary illustrations and six maps. With three appendices, bibliography and index, xii, 428 pages followed by appendix 3 - Geneological Trees. Volume 3: The Kingdom of Acre and the Later CrusadesWith a seven page foldout Genealogy of the Royal Houses of Jerusalem and Cyprus, and House of Ibelin at rear of book, with Colour illustrated frontispiece, The text is illustrated with five maps and 8 coloured reproductions of contemporary illustrations. With three appendices, bibliography and index, xii, 448 pages. A fine set in fine slipcase. Heavy book set will require extra postage cost. Please email for accurate postage costs. ; 240 x 160mm Fine
Price: $100.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21380  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH-SPEAKING PEOPLES, Volume 3, the Age of Revolution
Churchill, Winston S.
ISBN: 0304915122
Cassell London 1985 Third Edition; Sixth impressio
 Hard Cover Xii, 332 pages, illustrated with 19 maps and charts, fine copy in fine dustjacket. ; 245 x 155mm Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14972  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A HISTORY OF THE SIEGE OF LONDONDERRY and Defence of Enniskillen in 1688 and 1689
Graham, John
William Curry, Jun. And Co. Dublin 1829 Second Edition
 Half-Leather xii, 290 pages, engraved frontis; & engraved title page with water stain, map of London Derry, 1 plate showing the Commemoration Arch in London Derry 1688-1788, Bound with 2 other publications, THE ACTUAL POSITION OF THE WORLD ON THE PROPHETIC CHART by Thomas Lance, 1841, 60 pages, and FIDES LAICI, 35 pages, 1850. Old half calf binding with raised bands, title label, & gilt rule on spine. Photographs emailed on request.; 180 x 110mm Very Good
Price: $440.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 2770  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A HISTORY OF THE WARFARE OF SCIENCE WITH THEOLOGY IN CHRISTENDOM In 2 Volumes
White, A. D.
Dover Publications New York 1960 First thus.
 Paperback Volume 1 xxiv, 415 + Volume 2 xiv, 474, page edges browned otherwise very good copies. This Dover edition is an un abridged and unaltered republication of the first edition of 1896.; 205 x 140mm Very Good+
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22337  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A HISTORY OF TORTURE
Scott, George Riley
ISBN: 1859581749
Senate Press Twickenham 1995 First thus.
 Paperback With illustrations, a fine copy. This book is light, and postage will be reduced for shipment within Australia. ; 215 x 135mm; xvi, 328 pages Fine
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21172  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A LAND OF ROMANCE the Border : Its History and Legend
Lang, Jean
Thomas Nelson and Sons London  
 Hard Cover xi, 460pp; illustrations, preface dated 1930, previous owner's inscription to front free endpaper, spine a tad faded; 205 x 140mm Very Good
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 5775  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A LIFELONG PASSION Nicolas and Alexandra Their Own Story
Maylunas, Andrei & Mironenko, Sergei
ISBN: 0297815202
Weidenfeld & Nicolson London 1996 
 Hardcover Xviii, 667 pages, illustrations, fine copy in fine dustwrapper. ; 255 x 175mm 
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14165  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A LONG ROW OF CANDLES Memoirs and Diaries 1934-1954
Sulzberger, C. L.
Macdonald London 1969 
 Hard Cover 877pp; dustwrapper a tad chipped.; 220 x 140mm Very Good in Good dust jacket
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 8339  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A MANUAL OF ANCIENT HISTORY, From the Remotest Times to the Overthrow of the Western Empire, A. D. 476
Schmitz, Dr. Leonhard
Adam and Charles Black Edinburgh 1855 First Edition
 Hardcover 8 pages of publishers adverts at rear, rear endpaper hinge and outer cloth hinge starting to split but still solid, original black blind stamped cover boards with title in gold on spine, top edge of pages mostly uncut, overall a good copy. ; 200 x 130mm; xii, 635 pages 
Price: $65.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16037  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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