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A HISTORY OF THE CRUSADES (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Steven Runciman.
Stock no. 2132834
Published by Folio Society. 1994. Slightly better than very good condition.

Contains: The First Crusade; The Kingdom of Acre; The Kingdom of Jerusalem. Light brown boards with blue and gold decoration. Colour plates. Spines are a bit faded. Contained in very good slip case that has some marks and light wear.

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THE ISMAILI ASSASSINS: A HISTORY OF MEDIEVAL MURDER
Written by James Waterson.
Stock no. 1817879
Published by Frontline Books. 1st 2008. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The truth behind the secret missions of the medieval Assassins. Examines the historical events that still resonate in Asia and the Middle East. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 9781848325050. Light scuffing to black dustwrapper.

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THE AUTHENTIC GOSPEL OF JESUS
Written by Geza Vermes.
Stock no. 1817349
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2009. Fine condition.

Red cloth spine with gilt title. Colour pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. xxvi + 468 pages. Top edge gilt. Contained in publisher's brown slipcase in almost fine condition.

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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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