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PAST WATCHFUL DRAGONS
Written by Walter Hooper.
Stock no. 1317727
Published by Fount Paperbacks. 1st UK 1980. Very good condition.

A revised and expanded version of the essay of the same name that appeared in Imagination and the Spirit, edited by Charles Huttar and published in 1971. A guide to C.S.Lewis's Chronicles of Narnia. ISBN: 0006260829. Some very light rubbing to cover edges and contents lightly browned else clean.

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FUROR HORTENSIS ESSAYS ON THE HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH LANDSCAPE GARDEN IN MEMORY OF H.F. CLARK
Written by Peter Willis; Robert H. Matthew; Patrick Nuttgens; Geoffrey Jellicoe.
Stock no. 2129954
Published by Elysium Press Limited. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Limited first edition of 1000 copies. Large format. Brown cloth spine, gilt title. B/w photos and illustrations. Not numbered, but this is one of 1000 first edition copies. Bumping and wear to top and tail of spine with a little fading. A few marks to covers. Foxing to outer page edges. Original glassine wrapper is still present with some tears and chips and creasing; also some foxing; a bit of loss.

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ESSAYS AND IMAGES
Written by Garry Kennard. Illustrated by Garry Kennard.
Stock no. 2125816
Published by Gv Art. 1st 2012. Slightly better than very good condition.

Card wraps. A selection of the author's work as a painter and writer. ISBN: 9780956378392. Some light wear to cover edges.

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A WORLD OF ONE'S OWN
Written by Christopher Whitfield. Illustrated by Geoffrey Miller.
Stock no. 2125503
Published by Country Life Limited. 1st 1938. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Twenty-Four Country Essays set in that undulating and tranquil part of Warwickshire which lies between Stratford-on-Avon and Warwick and, for the rest, in the North Cotswolds. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine and brown title to front. B/w wood engravings. Some fading to top and tail of spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Page edge browning. Wrapper is price-cut with uneven browning to covers; some loss to top and tail of spine. Wrapper almost in two sections (split along front fold of spine).

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FROM MAX WEBER: ESSAYS IN SOCIOLOGY
Written by Max Weber; H.H. Gerth; C. Wright Mills.
Stock no. 2124830
Published by Routledge. 2000. Very good condition.

A facsimile reprint of the original edition. Part of The International Library of Sociology Series. Translated, edited and with an Introduction by Gerth ad Mills. ISBN: 0415175038. A few grubby marks to covers. Bumping to a couple of edges.

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HEALTHCARE IN WALES: AN HISTORICAL MISCELLANY
Written by Colin Baber; John Lancaster; et al.
Stock no. 2114604
Published by The Newport Printing Co.. 2000. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A collection of papers in celebration of the National Health Service in the new millennium. ISBN: 0907143229. Wrapper is uneven fading to spine and a couple of edges; couple of nicks to corners.

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ROMNEY A BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL ESSAY WITH A CATALOGUE RAISONNE OF HIS WORKS (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Humphrey Ward; W. Roberts.
Stock no. 2111890
Published by Thos. Agnew & Sons. 1st 1904. Very good condition.

Large format. Blue leather spines with gilt titles and intricate decorations. Blue cloth covers with gilt titles. Captioned, tissue-guard plates. Limited edition to 350 copies. These volumes are copy no. 20. Spines are faded; now look green. Some bumping and wear to cover edges and corners. A little brown spotting to covers. Bookplates to front pastedowns. Names in ink to front endpapers. Page browning; some foxing. The books appear to have been restitched at one time - bindings are nice and tight.

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TRADITION & REVOLUTION IN FRENCH ART 1700-1880
Written by Humphrey Wine; Jon Whiteley; Linda Whiteley; Alain Gerard.
Stock no. 2110920
Published by National Gallery Publications Limited. 1st 1993. Nearly fine condition.

Paintings & Drawings From Lille. Includes Essays by Wine, Whiteley's and Gerard. Large format. Card wraps. Published to accompany an exhibition at The National Gallery, London 24th March - 11th July 1993. ISBN: 1857090179.

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MODERN SOUTH WALES: ESSAYS IN ECONOMIC HISTORY
Written by Colin Baber; L.J. Williams.
Stock no. 2110681
Published by University of Wales. 1st 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A collection of 17 essays dealing with the economic development of South Wales during the period 1780-1950. Some tables and diagrams. ISBN: 0708309437. Light wear to cover edges. Wrapper a little edge-creased, with small nick to one corner.

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RENAISSANCE AND SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES
Written by Joseph Anthony Mazzeo.
Stock no. 2110179
Published by Routledge & Kegan Paul. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Two groups of essays. The first are concerned with problems of metaphor and style and treat two important eras in literary history. The second group are concerned with Machiavelli and Maciavellism. 211 pages includes index. A few marks to covers. Wrapper a little grubby to rear.

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THE BOOK OF LEDBURY
Written by Joe Hillaby.
Stock no. 2109520
Published by Barracuda Books. 1st 1982. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An Essay in Interpretation. Large format. Blue cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0860231259. A few marks to covers. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is unevenly faded and browned, with a little edge-creasing.

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WAR AND POLICY ESSAYS
Written by Spenser Wilkinson.
Stock no. 2108476
Published by Archibald Constable & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1900. Very good condition.

Red cloth with black titles. B/w maps. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some grubby marks to covers. Bookplate to front pastedown. Some browning to pages.

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