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THE CHALLENGE Britain Against America in the Naval War of 1812
Andrew Lambert
ISBN9780571273195
$49.99

In the summer of 1812 Britain stood alone against Napoleon's French Empire. In that dark time America saw a chance to challenge British dominance. In three titanic single-ship actions, the challenge was decisively met by the Royal Navy. Illustrated.

Faber and Faber Ltd., London, 2012. Hardback with dust jacket. 538 pages. NEW


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MISSIONS AND MISSIONARY SOCIETY OF THE METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH
J M Reid
51022125
$150.00

A history of the Methodist Missions within the United States, Africa, South America, China and Scandinavia, Europe, Mexico and Japan. Includes illustrations and maps. Two volumes. Undated but the 1888 edition as has a date inscribed to paste downs May '89.

Phillips and Hunt, New York, (1888). Hardback cloth. 462 + 471 pages + plates etc. SECONDHAND


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NORTH OF THE DESOLATE SEA
Liv Balstad
61029041
$42.50

Memoir of 9 years living in the north of the Arctic Circle, by the wife of the Governor of Spitzbergen. Everyday life in the harsh climate, and amongst the unique individuals.

Souvenir Press, London, 1958. Hardback with dust jacket. 223 pages. SECONDHAND


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HISTORY OF THE OUTER HEBRIDES
W C MacKenzie
71021062
$125.00

Rare book on the Hebridean islands of Lewis, Harris, North and South Uist, Benbecula and Barra. With a chapter on the geology and natural history of the group by William Morrison. Illustrated.

Alexander Gardner, Paisley, 1903. Hardback with no dust jacket. 623 pages. SECONDHAND


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THE IRON MASTERS OF PENNS 1720-1970
John Horsfall
ISBN900093293
$30.00

A history of a British familythe Websters of Penns near Birmingham. A metalsmithing firm, most recently known as Webster and Horsfall Ltd, specialist wiremakers.

The Roundwood Press, Kineton, 1970. Hardback with dust jacket. 331 pages. SECONDHAND


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REPLENISHING THE EARTH
James Belich
ISBN9780199297276
$42.50

The settler revolution and the rise of the Anglo-World 1783-1939. How predominantly British based colonial expansion greatly increased the English speaking population and spread it across vast areas.

Oxford University Press, 2009. Hardback with dust jacket. 573 pages. SECONDHAND