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M.A. Studd
£20.00

"Paquebot" and "Ship Letter" Cancellations of the World, 1894 - 1951

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A detailed guide to the many different stamps used to indicate mail posted on board a ship at sea, during the heyday of passenger liners. A most unusual book on the subject.

Rene Girard
£30.00

"To double business bound" Essays on Literature, Mimesis and Anthropology

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Essays cover topics including strategies of madness and the plague in literature and myth.

Filippini
£70.00

100 Ways of Cooking Eggs

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Filippini, "25 years with Delmonico," presents 100 egg recipes plus several more in the appendix. From scrambled eggs with truffles to eggs a la tripe.

W.J.K. Davies
£20.00

100 Years of the Belgian Vicinal SNCV/NMVB 1885-1985

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A detailed history of the tramways and light railways which once served large parts of Belgium

Franz Kafka, Anne Frank, Muriel Spark et al
£150.00

70 Years Penguin box Set

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A wonderfully varied collection, showcasing the enormous range of Penguin titles published over the years.

Colleen B. Gilbert
£12.00

A Bibliography of the Works of Dorothy L. Sayers.

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A complete bibliography covering the wide range of Dorothy L. Sayers detective fiction, poetry, translations, essays and plays. Also including a catalogue of contributions to periodicals, reviews, broadcasts and lectures.

John Hungerford Pollen
£38.00

A Description of the Trajan Column

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A scholarly treatise on the history and construction of the Roman triumphal column, built in Rome to commemorate the Emperor Trajan's victory in the Dacian Wars.

J.Y. Akerman
£40.00

A Descriptive Catalogue of Rare and Unedited Roman Coins (Two volumes)

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Subtitled: From the earliest period of Roman coinage, to the extinction of the Roman Empire under Constantinus Paleologos.

W. M. Flinders Petrie et al.
£120.00

A History of Egypt (six volumes)

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A complete history of Egypt, from the First Dynasty to Arabic Egypt.

E.H. Jenkins
£20.00

A History of the French Navy: From its Beginnings to the Present Day

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The first complete history of the French Navy written in English, from 1217 up to the end of WWII; with post war years covered in an appendix.

Warren R. Dawson
£30.00

A Leechbook

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A Transcription of a manuscript in the possession of the Medical Society of London, with an introduction. It's origins are unknown, but has been in the society's library since the 1770's. The original text is printed facing the modern transcription.

S.W. Roskill
£15.00

A Merchant Fleet in War: Alfred Holt & Co. 1939-1945

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A history of the role of the Alfred Holt & Co. shipping line during WWII. Appendices list lost ships and honours awarded.

Anne and Russell Long
£22.00

A Shipping Venture: Turnbull Scott and Company 1872-1972 (Signed Copy)

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A detailed history of the Turnbull shipping business, published for their centenary.

Stephen H. Longrigg
£75.00

A Short History of Eritrea

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Written by a former colonial administrator. A history of Eritrea and it's peoples from pre-history to the British Occupation in the 1940's.

Charles John Longcroft
£80.00

A Topographical Account of the Hundred of Bosmere

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The full title is," A Topographical Account of The Hundred of Bosmere in the County of Southampton, Including the Parishes of Havant, Warblington, and Hayling." A detailed history of the area around Hayling Island, including notable buildings and natural history.

Rev. Charles D. Bell
£70.00

A Winter on the Nile

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An account of the authors travels in Egypt with his family, when advised to visit for his health.

Colin Dobinson
£50.00

AA Command: Britain's Anti-Aircraft Defences of the Second World War

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The second of the English Heritage Monuments of War series, assessing military remains from WWII. 

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