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THE BAYEUX TAPESTRY: THE LIFE STORY OF A MASTERPIECE
Written by Carola Hicks; Sylvette Lemagnen.
Stock no. 1822571
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2016. Nearly fine condition.
Brown cloth with gilt titles and vignettes. 399 pages. Scene by scene commentary by Lemagnen. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly bumped at closed corners.
1500 to the present: 500 years of western cultural life. Dark grey cloth boards with black design and orange titles. Colour illustrations. Lower corners of boards warped from damp, volume 1 has some damp marking (relatively minor). Slight (minor) crinkling to contents. Text block slightly grubby. Contents are clean. Contained in publisher's pictorial slipcase which is badly damp marked with loss of surface paper to bottom closed edges.
Reconstructing the experiences of those millions caught up in the nightmare of the Third Reich's final collapse. A terrible story of pride, stupidity, fanaticism, revenge and savagery, yet it is also one of astonishing endurance, self-sacrifice and survival against all odds. Black decorated cloth with b/w photos. Still in original shrinkwrap which is torn to spine.
A portrait of an eccentric city. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. B/w photos. Slight wear to top of spine. Text block is browned and has minor foxing. Contents generally clean. Price-cut blue dustwrapper is browned to spine, rubbed at corners and scuffed to rear panel.
Britannia Naval Histories of World War II. Two original battle summaries, one written by the Royal Navy and the other by the German naval historian, ex-Vice Admiral Kurt Assman. Pictorial cardwraps. ISBN: 9781841023069. A nice, clean copy.
Napoleon's invasion of Russia and the terrible retreat from Moscow. Black cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour pictorial endpapers depicting the aftermath. B/w illustrations. xxvi and 644 pages. ISBN: 0007123752. 2nd printing. Some marks to covers. Page edges are browned.
RITES OF PEACE THE FALL OF NAPOLEON & THE CONGRESS OF VIENNA
Written by Adam Zamoyski.
Stock no. 2135394
Published by Harper Press. 1st 2007. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Grey pictorial endpapers. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0007197576. Page edge browning.
NAPOLEON'S CURSE WAR: SPANISH POPULAR RESISTANCE IN THE PENINSULAR WAR 1808-1814
Written by Ronald Fraser.
Stock no. 2135393
Published by Verso. 1st 2008. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
White speckled boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 9781844670826. Wrapper spine is faded.
A compelling and definitive narrative using recently discovered first-hand accounts to get into the minds of the commanders as their plans unravelled in smoke and confusion. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour plates. xix and 588 pages including index. ISBN: 9781408702482. Bumping to spine. Marks to covers. Page edge browning.
NAPOLEON: THE MAN BEHIND THE MYTH
Written by Adam Zamoyski.
Stock no. 2135391
Published by William Collins. Circa 2018. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Dark grey boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780008116071. A few knocks along cover edges. Page edges are browned.
A series of essays presenting an array of the finest and most distinctive works from the various fields of Russian and Soviet visual and performance art, film, and literature, refining our knowledge of individual artists, movements, and areas of study providing a thorough look at this great Eastern city during a time of political, social, and artistic upheaval. Red cloth boards, white title to spine. B/w and a few colour illustrations. ISBN: 0792457374. Light scuffing to black pictorial dustwrapper.
Edited by Roger Hudson. Colour pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations. The Grand Tour of Europe 1592-1796. Spine lightly browned. Musty odour present. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is a little grubby and browned at ends, tiny split to one end.