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THE AGE OF SCANDAL: AN EXCURSION THROUGH A MINOR PERIOD
Written by T.H. White.
Stock no. 1818503
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1993. Nearly fine condition.
Brown cloth spine, pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. Gilt to spine slightly rubbed. Contained in slightly grubby cream slipcase.
NELSON AND EMMA
Written by Roger Hudson.
Stock no. 1818494
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1994. Fine condition.
Colour and b/w illustrations. Dark blue cloth spine with gilt title. Ivory boards. Colour pictorial onlay to front. Contained in publisher's pictorial blue cloth slipcase in almost fine condition.
Written by Richard Barber.
Stock no. 1818489
Published by Folio Society. 1st 1981. Fine condition.
A Family in the War of the Roses. Bright orange cloth spine, green cloth covers with orange and white roses. Colour illustrations. Contained in white publisher's slipcase in almost fine condition.
ISLAND FORTRESS: THE DEFENCE OF GREAT BRITAIN 1903-1945
Written by Norman Longmate.
Stock no. 1818469
Published by Hutchinson. 1st 1991. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
A definitive study. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0091748372. Pencil erasure marks to front endpaper. Text block browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little scuffed.
THE LOST VICTORY: BRITISH DREAMS, BRITISH REALITIES 1945-1950
Written by Correlli Barnett.
Stock no. 1818463
Published by MacMillan. 1st 1995. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
The third book in the Pride and the Fall sequence on British power in the twentieth century. A challengingly novel analysis of how and why in the aftermath of the Second World War Britain threw away an opportunity to modernize herself as an industrial country while her rivals were still crippled by defeat and occupation. Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0333480457. Neat inscription in pencil to front endpaper. Text block lightly browned. Silver grey dustwrapper is scuffed to rear panel.
THE ENEMY AT TRAFALGAR
Written by Edward Fraser.
Stock no. 1818455
Published by Chatham Publishing. 1st 2004. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
Eye-Witness' Narratives, Dispatches and Letters from the French and Spanish Fleets. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 1861762291. Neat inscription in pencil to front endpaper.
OLD BARRY IN PHOTOGRAPHS
Written by Brian C. Luxton; Gwyn Thomas.
Stock no. 2131685
Published by Stewart Williams. 1st 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Foreword by Thomas. Commentaries by Brian C. Luxton. B/w photos. ISBN: 0900807253. Bumps to spine. Browning to front pastedown and endpaper, which also has previous owners white sticky address label. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and light browning.
OLD BARRY IN PHOTOGRAPHS VOL. 3
Written by Brian C. Luxton.
Stock no. 2131684
Published by Stewart Williams. 1st 1990. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 187040260X. Wrapper has small dent on spine.
OLD BRIDGEND IN PHOTOGRAPHS
Written by D. Glyn Williams.
Stock no. 2131682
Published by Stewart Williams. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
B/w photos. ISBN: 090080730X. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Light bumping to spine and corners. Wrapper is edge-creased.
THE GREAT PLAGUE IN LONDON
Written by Walter George Bell. Illustrated by Belinda Hollyer.
Stock no. 2131680
Published by Folio Society. 2001. Slightly better than very good condition.
Dramatic black cloth with gold and red illustration to front. Colour and b/w illustrations. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Slip case has small chip to one corner and some marks.
THE BAYEUX TAPESTRY AND THE NORMAN INVASION
Written by Lewis Thorpe; William Of Poitiers.
Stock no. 1318482
Published by Folio Society. 4th 1981. Very good condition.
Red cloth spine, dark blue patterned boards, gilt title. Colour illustrations. Tiny scratch mark to top edge of front cover. Contents clean. Slipcase is slightly faded around edges.
Written by Roscoe Howells.
Stock no. 1818429
Published by Gomer Press. 1st 1984. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
The people of the Pembrokeshire island. B/w photos. ISBN: 0863830870. SIGNED by the author with lengthy dedication to title page. Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed to rear with creased to laminate.