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DEFENDING THE ROCK: HOW GIBRALTAR DEFEATED HITLER
Written by Nicholas Rankin.
Stock no. 2137855
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 2017. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Maroon boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780571307708. One small fade mark to front cover.

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THE BAYEUX TAPESTRY: THE LIFE STORY OF A MASTERPIECE
Written by Carola Hicks; Sylvette Lemagnen.
Stock no. 1823638
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2016. Slightly better than very good 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 bumped at closed corners.

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SPQR: A HISTORY OF ANCIENT ROME
Written by Mary Beard.
Stock no. 1823635
Published by Profile Books. Circa 2015. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

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.

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IRISH SEA STUDIES 900-1200
Written by Benjamin Hudson.
Stock no. 1823530
Published by Four Courts Press. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Examines some of the events and personalities round the Irish Sea province at a crucial time in the development of medieval Europe. A volume of revised essays that looks at political and cultural contact and change throughout the liquid highway between Ireland and Britain. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 9781851829835. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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ROBERT THE BRUCE'S IRISH WARS: THE INVASIONS OF IRELAND 1306-1329
Written by Sean Duffy.
Stock no. 1823527
Published by Tempus. 1st 2002. Slightly better than very good condition.

The history of the expeditions to Ireland by King Robert of Scotland and his brother Edward, where Robert the Bruce is traditionally said to have been inspired by the perseverance of a spider to continue his fight for Scottish independence. Blue cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0752419749. Top corners of covers and contents lightly creased.

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BOIOTIA AND THE BOIOTIAN LEAGUE, 432-371 B.C.
Written by Robert J. Buck.
Stock no. 1823520
Published by University Of Alberta Press. 1st 1994. Slightly better than very good condition.

The history of the ancient Greek federal state of Boiotia from the outbreak of the Peloponnesian War in 432 B.C. to its victory over Sparta in 371 B.C. Red cardwraps. ISBN: 0888642539. Light scuffing to rear cover. Contents clean.

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POMPEII
Written by W.M. Mackenzie. Illustrated by Alberto Pisa.
Stock no. 2137054
Published by A. & C. Black. Circa 1913. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt title to spine and dark yellow title to front cover. 20 colour plates with tissue guards plus a few b/w plates. 179 pages plus fold-out map and publication list to rear. A & C Black 7/6 Series. Reprint. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Browning to spine. Marks to covers. Top corner tips are creased (where book bumped). Hinge cracked at page 129. Sketch plan a bit foxed. Light foxing in other places.

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STAINED GLASS OF THE MIDDLE AGES IN ENGLAND AND FRANCE
Written by Hugh Arnold. Illustrated by Lawrence B. Saint.
Stock no. 2136954
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. 1st thus 1925. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with gold/yellow titles and decorations. 50 colour plates (mostly double sided). Spine is faded and browned with small splits to top. Browning and foxing throughout. Pencil annotations. Page 223/4 has piece missing from top corner.

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THE HISTORY OF ROME IN PAINTING
Written by Maria Teresa Caracciolo; Roselyne De Ayala.
Stock no. 2136828
Published by Abbeville Press. 1st USA 2011. Nearly fine condition.

Very large format. Red cloth boards with gilt title to spine and gilt vignette to front & rear board. Colour illustrations throughout. Red ribbon page marker. ISBN: 9780789211033. Just a few marks to covers. Contents are excellent! Slip case is almost very good - split down one edge to over half way down, possibly partially repaired.

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IN SEARCH OF THE INDO-EUROPEANS
Written by J.P. Mallory.
Stock no. 1322647
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 1989. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Language, Archaeology and Myth. Blue boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. 288 pages. B/w photos and maps. ISBN: 050005052X. Spine slightly bumped. A few foxspots to textblock. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn with laminate lifting at lower front edge, small tear to base of spine and a tape repair to top corner of front panel.

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ROAD TO POWER
Written by Steven G. Marks.
Stock no. 1322645
Published by I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1991. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The Trans-Siberian Railroad and the Colonization of Asian Russia, 1850-1917. The story of one of the most difficult and expensive peaceful undertakings in modern history and the most ambitious initiative of the last two Russian tsars. Light grey cloth, black title to spine. 240 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 1850433453. Minimal bumping/rubbing to spine of book and wrapper.

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GEOLOGY OF THE U.S.S.R.
Written by D.V. Nalivkin; N. Rast.
Stock no. 1322641
Published by Oliver & Boyd. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The first complete comprehensive general account of the geology of the U.S.S.R. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. 855 pages. B/w photos, pull-out maps and diagrams. ISBN: 0050021974. Spine slightly bumped. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is a little faded to spine and slightly creased at edges.

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