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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.
White spine, gilt title. 'Wood' effect covers. Translated from the Spanish Edition of 1568 by Bradford. Spine is browned. Corners are bumped. Pale page browning to contents. Publisher's slipcase is worn with some splitting at edges.
THE BAYEUX TAPESTRY: THE LIFE STORY OF A MASTERPIECE
Written by Carola Hicks; Sylvette Lemagnen.
Stock no. 1320308
Published by Folio Society. 2016. Nearly fine condition.
Brown cloth with gilt titles and vignettes. 399 pages. Scene by scene commentary by Lemagnen. Contained in publisher's slipcase which has a dent to lower edge and minor bumpings to corners.
First published in 1832-37. This edition reproduces the original text and coloured plates complete and unabridged with the addition of a new Foreword by David Chandler, 1993. Matt cream paper boards. ISBN: 0952201100. Boards a little grubby and marked. Contents clean.
REMINISCENCES OF BERLIN DURING THE FRANCO-GERMAN WAR OF 1870-71
Written by Shephard Thomas Taylor.
Stock no. 1320183
Published by Griffith, Farran, Okeden & Welsh. 1st 1885. Very good condition.
Red cloth with gilt titles and black vignettes. 335 pages. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped, some fading to spine. Some foxing to contents.
Black cloth with red titles. Ten Months' Fighting In Poland. Spine and corners bumped. Cloth grubby and slightly faded to spine. Foxing to endpapers and textblock, textblock is grubby.
A highly original piece of research and a gripping narrative, making vivid an era which still deeply scars Europe. Raising the most profound questions about the nature of the Second World War, about the Third Reich and about how ordinary people behave in extreme circumstances. Red boards, black title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. xxii and 564 pages including index. ISBN: 9780713997163. Spine and corners bumped with a tiny nick at base of spine. Dustwrapper is slightly worn at top and tail of spine. 4th printing.
A wealth of detailed analysis of the various tactical doctrines employed by the main armies of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic period, giving fresh consideration to the theoretical versus practical handling of the three principal arms of infantry, cavalry and artillery. Green cloth boards, silver title to spine. A few b/w photos. ISBN: 0094745102. Top & tail of spine shelf worn. Text block lightly browned. Light creasing to prelims. Dustwrapper is attached to pastedowns with clear tape to flaps.
Volumes one and two combined. 16 colour plates and 136 pages of b/w illustrations. Large format. Blue marks to endpapers. A few grubby marks to title page. Text block grubby. Pictorial dustwrapper has a few stains to verso, is edge-worn and creased with a few chips and small tears to corners, a little grubby and a few foxspots to rear.
THE MEDITERRANEAN AND THE MEDITERRANEAN WORLD IN THE AGE OF PHILIP II (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Fernand Braudel.
Stock no. 1821115
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2000. Nearly fine condition.
Three volume set. World in the Age of Philip II. Green covers with gilt decorations to all. Colour plates. A fine set in publisher's slipcase with light rubbing to one open edge (very minor).
A look at Roman history from one of the world's foremost classicists. How Rome grew from an insignificant village in central Italy to a power that controlled territory from Spain to Syria, and also how the Romans thought about themselves and their achievements, and why they continue to be important to us. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations plus a few colour. ISBN: 9781846683800. 4th printing. A few light marks to boards. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly worn at corners.
Written by Somerset J. Gough Calthorpe. Illustrated by George Cadogan.
Stock no. 1820889
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st thus 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Red endpapers. Colour illustrations & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0241102324. Light browning to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed to rear panel.