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Product Description: Six gentlemen, one goal: the destruction of Hitler's war machine In the spring of 1939, a top-secret organization was founded in London: its purpose was to plot the destruction of Hitler's war machine through spectacular acts of sabotage...read more

Hardcover:

9781250119025, titled "The Ministry: Churchill’s Secret Team of Men and Women Who Used Sabotage, Assassination, and Dirty Tricks to Destroy Hitler’s War Machine" | Picador USA, February 7, 2017, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Six gentlemen, one goal: the destruction of Hitler's war machine In the spring of 1939, a top-secret organization was founded in London: its purpose was to plot the destruction of Hitler's war machine through spectacular acts of sabotage.

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Product Description: Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare

Hardcover:

9781444798951 | John Murray Pubs Ltd, June 30, 2016, cover price $31.10 | About this edition: Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare

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Hardcover:

9780471965695, titled "Interest-Rate Option Models: Understanding, Analysing, and Using Models for Exotic Interest-Rate Options" | John Wiley & Sons Inc, November 1, 1996, cover price $85.00 | also contains Interest-Rate Option Models: Understanding, Analysing, and Using Models for Exotic Interest-Rate Options

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Product Description: Obscure and addictive true tales from history told by one of our most entertaining historians, Giles MiltonThe first installment in Giles Milton's outrageously entertaining series, History's Unknown Chapters: colorful and accessible, intelligent and illuminating, Milton shows his customary historical flair as he delves into the little-known stories from the past...read more

Paperback:

9781250078773, titled "When Hitler Took Cocaine and Lenin Lost His Brain: History’s Unknown Chapters" | Picador USA, January 5, 2016, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Obscure and addictive true tales from history told by one of our most entertaining historians, Giles MiltonThe first installment in Giles Milton's outrageously entertaining series, History's Unknown Chapters: colorful and accessible, intelligent and illuminating, Milton shows his customary historical flair as he delves into the little-known stories from the past.

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Product Description: A true tale of high adventure in the South Seas.The tiny island of Run is an insignificant speck in the Indonesian archipelago. Just two miles long and half a mile wide, it is remote, tranquil, and, these days, largely ignored.Yet 370 years ago, Run's harvest of nutmeg (a pound of which yielded a 3,200 percent profit by the time it arrived in England) turned it into the most lucrative of the Spice Islands, precipitating a battle between the all-powerful Dutch East India Company and the British Crown...read more

Hardcover:

9780374219369, titled "Nathaniel's Nutmeg: Or, the True and Incredible Adventures of the Spice Trader Who Changed the Course of History" | Farrar Straus & Giroux, May 1, 1999, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Chronicles the exploits of Nathaniel Courthope in the Spice Islands of the early seventeenth century

Paperback:

9781250069283, titled "Nathaniel's Nutmeg: Or, the True and Incredible Adventures of the Spice Trader Who Changed the Course of History" | Picador USA, June 2, 2015, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: A true tale of high adventure in the South Seas.
9780756758776, titled "Nathaniel's Nutmeg: Or the True and Incredible Adventures of the Spice Trader Who Changed the Course of History" | Diane Pub Co, July 1, 1999, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: The tiny island of Run is an insignificant speck in the middle of the Indonesian archipelago--remote, tranquil, and now largely ignored.

Prebinding:

9780613365444, titled "Nathaniel's Nutmeg: Or, the True and Incredible Adventures of the Spice Trader Who Changed the Course of History" | Turtleback Books, January 1, 2003, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Chronicles the exploits of Nathaniel Courthope in the Spice Islands of the early seventeenth century.

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Product Description: In 1917, a band of communist revolutionaries stormed the Winter Palace of Tsar Nicholas II--a dramatic and explosive act marking that Vladimir Lenin’s communist revolution was now underway. But Lenin would not be satisfied with overthrowing the tsar...read more

Hardcover:

9781620405680 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, April 29, 2014, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: In 1917, a band of communist revolutionaries stormed the Winter Palace of Tsar Nicholas II-a dramatic and explosive act marking that Vladimir Lenin's communist revolution was now underway.
9780314203342, titled "American Public School Law" | Wadsworth Pub Co, May 1, 1998, cover price $96.95 | also contains American Public School Law | About this edition: This textbook provides a comprehensive view of the law that governs the state school systems of the United States.

Paperback:

9781620405703 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, March 10, 2015, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: In 1917, a band of communist revolutionaries stormed the Winter Palace of Tsar Nicholas II--a dramatic and explosive act marking that Vladimir Lenin’s communist revolution was now underway.

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Product Description: Two little owls want to learn to fly--to fly high in the sky. But kind Daddy Owl says: “Not yet. You're far too small.” This lyrical story about little ones impatient to become big will resonate with children everywhere. Stunning collage paintings perfectly capture the warmth and energy of the irresistible babies as they stretch and grow and prepare to test their wings...read more
By Alexandra Milton (illustrator) and Giles Milton

School and Library:

9781907967283 | Boxer Books Ltd, November 6, 2012, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Two little owls want to learn to fly--to fly high in the sky.

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Product Description: A powerful and true story of warfare and human survival that exposes a side of World War II that is unknown by many― this is the story of Wolfram Aïchele, a boy whose childhood was stolen by a war in which he had no choice but to fight...read more

Hardcover:

9780312590796 | Thomas Dunne Books, October 11, 2011, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: A powerful and true story of warfare and human survival that exposes a side of World War II that is unknown by many― this is the story of Wolfram Aïchele, a boy whose childhood was stolen by a war in which he had no choice but to fight.

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Product Description: Meet Arnold Trevellyan - charismatic, exuberant and somewhat strange. His love of mushrooms is matched only by a passion for Flora, his wife of twelve years. One day, while searching for mushrooms, Arnold makes a wondrous discovery that will turn his world upside down.

Paperback:

9788498006605 | LA Factoria De Ideas, March 25, 2011, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Meet Arnold Trevellyan - charismatic, exuberant and somewhat strange.

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Product Description: The animals in Zebedee's Zoo may not seem a very lively bunch, but at the end of the day, everything changes ...suddenly it's party time at the animal park! Riotous animal fun abounds in this brilliant book that begs to be read aloud time and time again.

Paperback:

9781408304327 | Gardners Books, July 1, 2010, cover price $10.15 | About this edition: The animals in Zebedee's Zoo may not seem a very lively bunch, but at the end of the day, everything changes .

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Product Description: On Saturday, September 9, 1922, the victorious Turkish cavalry rode into Smyrna, the richest and most cosmopolitan city in the Ottoman Empire. The city's vast wealth created centuries earlier by powerful Levantine dynasties, its factories teemed with Greeks, Armenians, Turks, and Jews...read more

Hardcover:

9780465011193 | Basic Books, July 7, 2008, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: On Saturday, September 9, 1922, the victorious Turkish cavalry rode into Smyrna, the richest and most cosmopolitan city in the Ottoman Empire.

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Edited and annotated for a modern audience, this special edition of the classic epic poem imagines a compelling and controversial cosmos with Adam and Eve standing naked at center. Reprint.

Paperback:

9780340962343 | Gardners Books, May 1, 2008, cover price $22.50
9780140424263 | Penguin USA, September 1, 2000, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: Edited and annotated for a modern audience, this special edition of the classic epic poem imagines a compelling and controversial cosmos with Adam and Eve standing naked at center.

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Edward Trencom has bumbled through life, relying on his trusty nose to turn the family cheese shop into the most celebrated fromagerie in England. But his world is turned upside down when he stumbles across a crate of family papers. To his horror, Edward discovers that nine previous generations have come to sticky ends because of their noses. When he investigates further, Edward finds himself hunted down by rival forces whose identity and purpose remain a total mystery. Edward Trencom's nose must make a choice - and for the last nine generations it has made the catastrophically wrong decision. Bestselling historian Giles Milton's deliciously comic debut is a mouth-watering blend of Kind Hearts and Coronets, Tom Sharpe and P. G. Wodehouse.

Hardcover:

9780753178386 | Large print edition (Ulverscroft Large Print Books, October 30, 2007), cover price $35.50 | About this edition: Edward Trencom has bumbled through life, relying on his trusty nose to turn the family cheese shop into the most celebrated fromagerie in England.

Paperback:

9780753178393 | Large print edition (Ulverscroft Large Print Books, February 28, 2008), cover price $29.99

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Product Description: Situated on London's Foster Lane, there is a quintessentially Georgian, redbrick house with a green door bearing the sign trencoms, 1662. It's the home of the Trencom family's cheese store, a generational establishment begun by Humphrey Trencom that now, 303 years later, is run by Edward Trencom...read more

Hardcover:

9780312362171 | Thomas Dunne Books, April 17, 2007, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Helping to render his family cheese shop England's most celebrated fromagerie in spite of his ancestors' bad luck, Edward Trencom finds himself targeted by anonymous rival forces against which his nose becomes his only defense.

Paperback:

9780312377595 | Reprint edition (Griffin, June 24, 2008), cover price $21.99 | About this edition: Situated on London's Foster Lane, there is a quintessentially Georgian, redbrick house with a green door bearing the sign trencoms, 1662.
9780330445382, titled "Edward Trencom's Nose: A Novel of History, Dark Intrigue and Cheese" | Pan Macmillan, September 7, 2007, cover price $12.25 | About this edition: Edward Trencom has bumbled through life, relying on his trusty nose to turn the family cheese shop into celebrated fromagerie in England.

Miscellaneous:

9781429985161 | 1 edition (St Martins Pr Thomas Dunne Books, April 17, 2007), cover price $9.99

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The author of Samurai William presents the shocking history of European slaves in eighteenth-century Algiers, Tunis, and Morocco, following the story of Thomas Pellow, a young Cornish cabin boy, and his fellow crewmembers, who were captured at sea in 1716 by Barbary pirates, led by Ali Hakem and his network of Islamic slave traders. Reprint.

Hardcover:

9780374289355 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, June 1, 2005, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Presents the history of European slaves in eighteenth-century Algiers, Tunis, and Morocco, following the story of Thomas Pellow, a young cabin boy, and his fellow crewmembers, who were captured at sea in 1716 by Barbary pirates.

Paperback:

9780312425296 | Reprint edition (Picador USA, June 13, 2006), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Presents the history of European slaves in eighteenth-century Algiers, Tunis, and Morocco, following the story of Thomas Pellow, a young cabin boy, and his fellow crewmembers, who were captured at sea in 1716 by Barbary pirates.

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Product Description: In the summer of 1716, a Cornish cabin boy named Thomas Pellow and 52 of his comrades were captured at sea by the Barbary corsairs. Their captors—fanatical Islamic slave traders—had declared war on the whole of Christendom. Thousands of Europeans had been snatched from their homes and taken in chains to the great slave markets of Algiers, Tunis, and Sale in Morocco to be sold to the highest bidder...read more
By Giles Milton and Tim Pigott Smith (narrator)

CD/Spoken Word:

9781840329605 | Abridged edition (Hodder/Headline Audiobooks, May 30, 2005), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: In the summer of 1716, a Cornish cabin boy named Thomas Pellow and 52 of his comrades were captured at sea by the Barbary corsairs.

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Vividly recreates England's first encounter with Japan, an exotic country that had been inaccessible to foreigners for years, which was brought about when a stranded English mariner named William Adams assimilated himself into Japanese culture and profoundly impacted the Shogun's decision to open his country to the world. Reprint.

Hardcover:

9780374253851 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, January 1, 2003, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Tells the story of William Adams, a marooned English mariner who was allowed to live in a land formerly forbidden to foreigners for centures.

Paperback:

9780142003787 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, December 1, 2003), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Vividly recreates England's first encounter with Japan, an exotic country that had been inaccessible to foreigners for years, which was brought about when a stranded English mariner named William Adams assimilated himself into Japanese culture and profoundly impacted the Shogun's decision to open his country to the world.

Presented on audio, this is a story of how one man's courage changed the course of history.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781840328691 | New edition (Hodder & Stoughton, November 1, 2003), cover price $29.60 | About this edition: Presented on audio, this is a story of how one man's courage changed the course of history.

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The author of Nathaniel's Nutmeg reconstructs the round-the-globe journey of Sir John Mandeville, the medieval knight who penned one of the great travelogues of all time. Reprint. 12,500 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780756774400, titled "Riddle And The Knight: In Search Of Sir John Mandeville, The World’s Greatest Traveller" | Diane Pub Co, February 1, 1996, cover price $23.00

Paperback:

9780312421298, titled "The Riddle and the Knight: In Search of Sir John Mandeville, the World's Greatest Traveller" | Reprint edition (Picador USA, November 1, 2002), cover price $19.00 | About this edition: The author of Nathaniel's Nutmeg reconstructs the round-the-globe journey of Sir John Mandeville, the medieval knight who penned one of the great travelogues of all time.

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