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  1. Embassy, Emigrants and Englishmen

    Embassy, Emigrants and Englishmen: The Three Hundred Year History of a Russian Orthodox Church in London [Hardback]

    Christopher Birchall (Author)

    £28.00

    ISBN: 9780884653813
    Published by : Printshop of St Job of Pochaev
    This is the unlikely history of a centuries old church located at the heart of England's capital city. Founded in the early-18th century by a Greek Archbishop from Alexandria in Egypt, the church was aided by the nascent Russian Empire of Tsar Pet... .... Learn More
  2. The Optina Hermitage and Its Time

    The Optina Hermitage and Its Time: Russian-language edition [Hardback]

    Ivan Mikhailovitch Kontzevich (Author)

    £28.00

    ISBN: 9780884653912
    Published by : Printshop of St Job of Pochaev
    В наше время не сложно найти книги о монашестве, умном делании, старчестве. К сожалению, книг, написанных опытными носителями древней традиции Русского Православного монашеского делания достаточно мало. В этом и состоит преимущество книги И.М. Кон... .... Learn More
  3. The Logbooks

    The Logbooks [Hardback]

    Anne Farrow (Author)

    £27.00

    ISBN: 9780819573056
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    In 1757, a sailing ship owned by an affluent Connecticut merchant sailed from New London to the tiny island of Bence in Sierra Leone, West Africa, to take on fresh water and slaves. On board was the owner's son, on a training voyage to learn the t... .... Learn More
  4. Prudence Crandall’s Legacy

    Prudence Crandall’s Legacy [Hardback]

    Donald E. Williams (Author)

    £33.00

    ISBN: 9780819574701
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Prudence Crandall was a schoolteacher who fought to integrate her school in Canterbury, Connecticut, and educate black women in the early nineteenth century. When Crandall accepted a black woman as a student, she unleashed a storm of controversy t... .... Learn More
  5. Inventions, Discoveries and Machines

    Inventions, Discoveries and Machines [Paperback]

    Pierluigi Bassignana (Editor)

    £28.00

    ISBN: 9788897644255
    Published by : CB Edizioni
    This book covers a crucial period of Italian history, that of the “Risorgimento” (the Resurgence period of Italian Independence) and the years following the unification, seen from an unusual perspective by Pierluigi Ba... .... Learn More
  6. Macchine, Invenzioni, Scoperte

    Macchine, Invenzioni, Scoperte [Paperback]

    Alba Zanini (Editor); Pierluigi Bassignana (Editor)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9788897644156
    Published by : CB Edizioni
    This book covers a crucial period of Italian history, that of the “Risorgimento” (the Resurgence period of Italian Independence) and the years following the unification, seen from an unusual perspective by Pierluigi Ba... .... Learn More
  7. Strait Street

    Strait Street [Paperback]

    John Schofield (Author); Emily Morrissey (Author)

    £23.50

    ISBN: 9789993274209
    Published by : Midsea Books
    This book is largely about those material traces, presenting an archaeological perspective on the artefacts and places that characterise one particular and extraordinary street in Malta’s capital city, Valletta – Strait Street. Archaeological trac... .... Learn More
  8. The Mirror of Great Britain

    The Mirror of Great Britain [Hardback]

    Olivia Horsfall Turner (Editor)

    Regular Price: £34.95

    Special Price: £11.95

    ISBN: 9781904965381
    Published by : Spire Books
    In studies of seventeenth-century British architecture, Britain has, more often than not, been a synonym for England, yet the geographical and political reality was far more complex. In this book, based on a Society of Architect... .... Learn More
  9. Testament of Memory

    Testament of Memory: A Siberian Life [Paperback]

    Mikhail Chevalkov (Author); John Warden (Author)

    £7.99

    ISBN: 9780884651840
    Published by : Printshop of St Job of Pochaev
    A remarkably simple and yet profoundly deep narrative, this translation is an introduction to the remote world of the 19th-century Altai: a mountainous region of southern Siberia possessing unique flora and fauna and peaks rising to nearly 15,000 ... .... Learn More
  10. The Polar Eskimos

    The Polar Eskimos [Hardback]

    Erik Holtved (Author)

    £28.00

    ISBN: 9780982915509
    Published by : International Polar Institute
    This collection of transcribed stories from the Thule region of northern Greenland, begun in 1935, represents stories told to the editor by 5 different Inuit. Holtved recorded these on long playing records along with songs and chants, providing a ... .... Learn More

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