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THE KNIGHTS OF ST. JOHN IN JERUSALEM AND CYPRUS C. 1050-1310
Written by Jonathan Riley-Smith.
Stock no. 1819917
Published by MacMillan. 1st 1967. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A History of the Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem volume One. Black cloth boards. B/w maps. Text block browned. Ex-lib with stamp to front pastedown. Black dustwrapper is edge-rubbed, lightly scuffed and browned to spine. Slight musty odour present.

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THE LAST CRUSADE: THE SEVENTH CRUSADE & THE FINAL BATTLE FOR THE HOLY LAND
Written by W.B. Bartlett.
Stock no. 1819609
Published by Tempus. 1st 2007. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The untold story of the disastrous seventh crusade. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 9780752443898. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and across top edge.

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THE PILGRIM'S PROGRESS
Written by John Bunyan.
Stock no. 2133068
Published by Milner and Company. Good condition.

In Three Parts. Wherein are discovered the manner of his setting out; his dangerous journey: and safe arrival at the desired country. A Life of the Author is also added, with explanatory notes by the Rev. W. Mason. Embellished with 8 steel plates and upwards of one hundred other engravings. A New Edition, Carefully Revised. Red cloth with gilt and black titles and decorations. Some damp marking to covers, which goes through to some pages internally. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Page edge browning. A few hinges are pulled.

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KYNNIVER LLITH A BAN
Written by John Fisher.
Stock no. 2126882
Published by University of Wales. 1st 1931. Very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt title to spine. xlvi pages of introduction in English, then 223 pages in Welsh. Early Gospels. Fading and some bumping to spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Some page edges are uncut.

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AS MAD AS A HATTER!
Written by David E. Evans.
Stock no. 1816357
Published by Alan Sutton. 1st 1982. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A History of Nonconformism in Dursley. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0904387909. Name in ink to front endpaper and a grubby mark. Text block a little grubby. Contents clean. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased and lightly scuffed.

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ENGLISH HERITAGE BOOK OF SHRINES & SACRIFICE
Written by Ann Woodward.
Stock no. 1815775
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1992. Fine condition.

An analysis of Iron Age and Roman religious sites in Britain, concentrating on the evidence for the special buildings, shrines, and the various objects, alive, dead or symbolic which were offered up as sacrifices within them. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos & illustrations, a few colour plates. ISBN: 0713460849.

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DEATH AND THE ENLIGHTENMENT
Written by John McManners.
Stock no. 1814950
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1981. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Changing attitudes to death among Christians and unbelievers in 18th century France. 619 pages. ISBN: 0198264402. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper.

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THE CHILDHOOD OF JESUS
Written by Harold Jones. Illustrated by Harold Jones.
Stock no. 2123605
Published by Victor Gollancz. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Blue-tone illustrations. Easy-to-read text. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few nicks; also browned and foxed.

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CAROLS
No author listed. Illustrated by Eleanor Fortescue Brickdale.
Stock no. 1506935
Published by Alexander Moring Ltd.. circa 1945. Almost very good condition.

Dark red cloth with gilt title and onlay. 14 carols. 6 double page spread colour plates; 5 other colour plates. 43 pages. 10.25 x 8". Spine faded and bumped with wear to ends. A little wear to corners. Uneven fading to front and rear cover. Ink inscription to front endpaper. Tiny hole to front joint. One hinge cracked. Foxing to endpapers, prelims and page edges. Light page edge browning. All plates present.

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A BOOK OF SAINTS
Written by J.M. Marsh. Illustrated by J.M. Marsh.
Stock no. 1810633
Published by Student Christian Movement Press. 1st 1937. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Ten christian saints. Each saint has a full page silhouette by way of illustration. Yellow paper boards with black titles and silhouette to front. Spine and corners bumped, top of spine torn across, boards a little grubby. Some minor scattered foxing to contents. Hinges pulled but stitching firm. Dustwrapper is worn at corners and spine with loss and browned/grubby.

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THROUGH STORMY SEAS SOME OF THE SPIRITUAL CRISES IN MY LIFE AFLOAT
Written by E.G. Carre.
Stock no. 2115579
Published by Pickering & Inglis Ltd.. 2nd 1939. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, black title to spine. B/w photos. Some light bumping and wear to spine and corners. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-tears and chips - 1" loss to top f spine.

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AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF SAINTS AND SYMBOLS
Written by Olwen Reed.
Stock no. 1205451
Published by Spurbooks Limited. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The lives, works, beliefs and symbols of saints and martyrs, The book explains how to identify them today. B/w illustrations. 159 pages. ISBN: 0904978311. Wrapper has slightly faded spine and is chipped at edges.

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