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SCENES OF MEDIEVAL LIFE (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Joseph Gies; Frances Gies; Judith Herrin.
Stock no. 1821297
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2002. Very good condition.

Three Volumes.Life in a Medieval Village uses Elton in Cambridgeshire as the exemplar; Life in a medieval castle looks at Chepstow Castle in Monmouthshire; Life in a Medieval City looks at Troyes in France. Pictorial boards with gilt titles. Colour and b/w photos. With a preface by Herrin. Top edge of text blocks dusty. Castle & City are bumped to top corners. Castle also has faint fingerprints to verso of frontispiece. Otherwise contents are fine. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is scuffed and has a heavy bump to top closed edge (hence bumping to books), also starting to split at top closed rear edge.

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THE KINGS OF ENGLAND EVER SINCE IT WAS SO CALLED
Written by Robert Glover; Thomas Milles; Derek Parker; Nigel Ramsay.
Stock no. 1821287
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1995. Very good condition.

Leather spine with paper boards. Edited by Derek Parker, Introduction by Nigel Ramsay. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is grubby.

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A HISTORY OF THE CRUSADES (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Steven Runciman.
Stock no. 1821283
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 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. Light greying to text block (dust). Else contents fine. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly browned to top.

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LOST SPLENDOUR
Written by Felix Youssoupoff.
Stock no. 1320510
Published by Folio Society. 1996. Slightly better than very good condition.

Purple ribbed silk spine, pictorial paperboards. B/w photos. Spine slightly faded. Publisher's grey slipcase is lightly marked and slightly bumped to one corner.

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CIVILISATION
Written by Kenneth Clark.
Stock no. 1320503
Published by Folio Society. 1999. Very good condition.

A Personal View. Large format. Blue pictorial cloth. Colour and b/w photos. Slight bumping to spine and corners of book, more pronounced bumping to slipcase. Contents fine. Some faint marks to slipcase.

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FIGHTING SPORTS
Written by Capt. L. Fitzbarnard.
Stock no. 2134293
Published by Triplegate. 1st 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Brown cloth with gilt title to spine. Covers Cock-Fighting, bull-fighting, Dog-Fighting and Man-Fighting. ISBN: 0946474222. Foxing to outer page edges.

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A BOOK OF LONDON YESTERDAYS
Written by Frederick Willis.
Stock no. 2134288
Published by Phoenix House. 1st 1960. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. Some marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper is browned to spine with edge-tears and chips, a little loss.

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RAMBLES IN DICKENS' LAND
Written by Robert Allbut. Illustrated by Helen M. James.
Stock no. 2134287
Published by Chapman & Hall Ltd. Circa 1903. Very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt titles and decorations. B/w plates. Bumping to spine and a couple of cover edges. Marks to rear cover. Some foxing.

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THE DIARY OF A VILLAGE SHOPKEEPER 1754-1765
Written by Thomas Turner; David Vaisey. Illustrated by Miriam Macgregor.
Stock no. 1320467
Published by Folio Society. 1998. Nearly fine condition.

Edited by David Vaisey. Blue cloth spine, marbled boards. B/w engravings. Top edge red. Publisher's burgundy slipcase is dusty to top edge and has a tiny mark to one panel.

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SAINT JOAN OF ARC
Written by Vita Sackville-West. Illustrated by Chris Daunt.
Stock no. 1320422
Published by Folio Society. 1995. Slightly better than very good condition.

Blue cloth, silver title to spine and sword vignette to front. Blue maps to endpapers. Colour frontis. Woodcuts as chapter headers. Spine lightly faded. A couple of small marks to front cover. Contained in publisher's sliver slipcase which is scuffed.

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HISTORY OF THE WAR IN THE PENINSULA
Written by William Napier; Brian Connell.
Stock no. 1320413
Published by Folio Society. 1973. Very good condition.

Blue cloth with beautiful gilt decoration. Spine slightly bumped and faded. Publisher's grey slipcase is browned at edges with some splitting.

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THE HOLE IN THE WALL
Written by Arthur Morrison. Illustrated by Val Biro.
Stock no. 1320412
Published by Folio Society. 1978. Slightly better than very good condition.

Olive green pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Spine slightly bumped at top and tail, title to spine slightly rubbed. Publisher's blue slipcase is ever so slightly edge rubbed.

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