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Blomfield, Rev. E.:
A General View of the World, Geographical, Historical and Philosophical; on a plan entirely new. Complete in two volumes.

Bungay: C. Brightly and T. Kinnersley, 1807. First edition. Vol I: v, (i), 254, 827; Vol II: [ii], 695, (i), [28] (index). All plates and maps (some folding) present except the map of 'Turkey in Europe and Hungary', referred to in a Note at the end of the list of plates. 1813 gilt bookplate to pastedown of vol ii, and mark to pastedown of vol i where the other has been removed. Contents generally clean, with tide stains in places and occasional groups of pages with some browning/foxing. Quarto, in contemporary full calf, spine with five raised bands and the original labels. Firm, corners bumped, an attractively weathered set. Very Good.
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Ingham, K.; Lind, E.M.; Ehrlich, C.; Nsimbi, M.B.; Gutkind, PC.W.; and Bird, C. Handley, contributors:
The Kingdom of Buganda. Lectures delivered at the Uganda Society, in conjunction with the Extra-Mural Department of Makerere College, January to April 1955.

London: The Uganda Society, 1956. First edition. Sewn booklet in printed paper covers. 51pp, containing: Some aspects of the History of Buganda; The Natural Vegetation of Buganda; The Economy of Buganda, 1893-1903; Village Life and Customs in Buganda; Town Life in Buganda; and Uganda Twenty-five Years Ago. Contents clean and unmarked. Covers slightly browned with a little minor soiling, corners slightly bent. VG.

Price: 22.00


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Franz Rosenthal:
The Herb: Hashish versus Medieval Muslim Society.

Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1971. First edition. [vi], 212pp. Ex-library copy, so the copyright page is stamped and the front free endpaper is prettily bedecked with labels and stamps. Contents very clean. Book knocked to upper fore-edge, denting edge of jacket and boards, and buckling the outer edges of the pages throughout. In the original binding of green cloth titled in gilt: unmarked, bright and firm. Small surface puncture to both front and back boards. In the protected green dust jacket. This is bright and clean, with two small marks to the front panel (one of which is a puncture), and slight darkening near the foot of the spine where a label was. Minor scuffs at extremities. Very nice ex-library copy with a knock. VG.

Price: 280.00


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Rakodi, Carole:
Harare: Inheriting a Settler-Colonial City: Change or Continuity?

Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, 1995. First edition. xiv, (ii), 298 pp, illustrated with charts, plans and photographs. Contents very fresh, clean and unmarked, appears unread. In the original binding of pictorial laminated boards, very bright, clean and firm, corners sharp, spine ends slightly compressed. Near Fine.

Price: 70.00


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edited by Christopher Allmand:
The New Cambridge Medieval History Volume VII c.1415-c.1500.

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. First edition. xxii, 1048pp, with plates, maps, tables and a colour frontis. Contents fresh and unmarked, appears unread. In the original binding of maroon cloth, with black label and gilt title, firm, bright and sharp. In the protected maroon dust jacket, clean and bright with slight sunning to spine and very slightly knocked at the head. Lovely fresh copy. Near Fine in near fine dust-jacket.
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Yasua Iljima:
Post-Cold War Demilitarisation and 'Korean Trading Diaspora' in Vladivostock: the Past and Present. (PhD thesis). Thesis submitted for the Degree of Ph.D in Planning Studies.

Development Planning Unit, Bartlett School of Architecture and Planning, University College London, 1999. 459pp: foolscap softcover, printed both sides. includes colour photographs and maps in the text. Examines the changes in the presence of Asian traders in Vladivostock from the mid nineteenth century up to the 1990s, and explores the dismantling of the "war-making" socialist state system and the reappearing of Chinese Korean traders, supported by the author's original fieldwork in the Chinese market in the city. Contents clean and unmarked, in printed blue textured card covers, knocked at one corner. Very Good.
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edited by Michael Jones:
The New Cambridge Medieval History Volume VI c.1300-c.1415.

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000 First edition. xxx, 1110pp, with plates, maps, tables and a colour frontis. Contents fresh and unmarked, appears unread. In the original binding of maroon cloth, with black label and gilt title, firm, bright and sharp. In the protected maroon dust jacket, clean and bright with barely discernible sunning to spine and a small scratch near the foot. Lovely fresh copy. Near Fine in near fine dust-jacket.
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Severis, Rita C.:
The Swedes in Cyprus. Cyprus Research Centre: Texts and Studies in the History of Cyprus LVIII.

Nicosia: Cyprus Research Centre, 2008. First edition. 435pp, illustrated in colour and black and white, printed on coated stock (art paper): appears unread, very fresh and clean. Small quarto, in the original binding of black leatherette titled in gilt, very bright and fresh. In protected unclipped (unpriced) pictorial dust jacket, bright and clean, with very slight knocks to edges. Lovely copy. Fine in near fine dust-jacket.
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Jessica Douglas-Home:
A Glimpse of Empire.

Norwich: Michael Russell, 2011. First edition. (xii), 131pp, illustrated. Very fresh, clean unread copy. In the original brown cloth-textured binding titled in gilt, clean, bright, firm and sharp. In protected unclipped pictorial dust jacket, very clean and fresh, with a one-inch closed tear to the upper joint. Fine in near fine dust-jacket.

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