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THE RISE AND FALL OF THE HOUSE OF MEDICI
Written by Christopher Hibbert; Harold Acton.
Stock no. 1318939
Published by Folio Society. 4th 2003. Fine condition.

The Medici were superlative patrons and collectors of art. Blue cloth. Colour photos. Top edge gilt. A super copy in origianal slipcase which is slightly rubbed at corners.

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A HISTORY OF THE INDIANS OF THE UNITED STATES
Written by Angie Debo.
Stock no. 1318900
Published by Folio Society. 11th 2013. Fine condition.

Dark green cloth boards, gilt title to spine, tall thin pictorial onlay to front. Brown endpapers. Colour & b/w illustrations and photos. Small white mark to one edge of the slipcase.

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THE CLASSICAL WORLD
Written by Robin Lane Fox.
Stock no. 1318898
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2013. Fine condition.

An Epic History of Greece and Rome. With a new introduction by the author. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Vignette to front cover. Top edge gilt. Colour and b/w photos. 671 pages includes index. Some slight scuffing to original slipcase else a fine copy.

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LIVES OF THE LATER CAESARS
Written by Anthony R. Birley. Illustrated by Sue Scullard.
Stock no. 1318897
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2005. Fine condition.

Grey patterned leather. B/w wood engravings. xxxvii and 583 pages including index. Top edge silver. Book is fine. Slipcase has a bump and a split to one edge.

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SOWING THE WIND
Written by John Keay; Robert Fisk.
Stock no. 1318880
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2016. Nearly fine condition.

Blue decorated boards. The Seeds of Conflict in the Middle East. B/w photos. Minimal rubbing to cover edges else a super copy in original slipcase.

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DAILY LIFE IN ANCIENT ROME
Written by Jerome Carcopino; Henry T. Rowell; E.O. Lorimer.
Stock no. 1318877
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2004. Fine condition.

Attractive colour pictorial boards. Colour photos. The People and the City at the Height of the Empire. A super copy in original slipcase.

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THE DYNASTIES OF CHINA
Written by Bamber Gascoigne.
Stock no. 1318869
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2014. Nearly fine condition.

First published by Cape in 1973 under the title "The Treasures and Dynasties of China", this edition follows the text of the revised 2003 Constable & Robinson Ltd edition, with minor emendations. Beige decorated cloth. Colour photos. 208 pages. A super copy in original slipcase which is ever so slightly scuffed.

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NAVIES AND THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION 1775-1783
Written by Robert Gardiner.
Stock no. 1819325
Published by Chatham Publishing. 1st 1996. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Chatham Pictorial Histories series. The crucial contribution of seapower to the struggle for American independence forms the theme for this volume. Large format. Turquoise cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations throughout. ISBN: 1861760175. Previous owner's small name label to front pastedown. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine.

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HOKAHEY! A GOOD DAY TO DIE!
Written by Richard G. Hardorff.
Stock no. 1819275
Published by The Arthur H. Clark Company. 1st 1993. Nearly fine condition.

The Indian Casualties of the Custer Fight. Frontier Military Series XVI. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0870622242.

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SHAKA ZULU: THE RISE OF THE ZULU EMPIRE
Written by E.A. Ritter.
Stock no. 1819273
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st 1955. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Brown cloth. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. Light browning to contents. Yellow pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed and slightly grubby.

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IN THE VALLEY OF THE LITTLE BIG HORN: THE 7TH AND THE SIOUX JUNE 25-26, 1876
Written by Robert C. Kain.
Stock no. 1819271
Published by Beinfeld Publishing Inc.. 2nd 1975. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

2nd Edition, enhanced by the addition of personal notes and comments by the late Colonel Edward M. Offley, United States Cavalry, retired. His notes have been reproduced in this book just as he wrote them, on the page margins in his own hand. Dark blue cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0917714164. Text block browned with a few minor foxspots. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-chipped and grubby.

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WOODEN LEG: A WARRIOR WHO FOUGHT CUSTER
Written by Thomas Marquis.
Stock no. 1819268
Published by University of Nebraska; Bison Books. Slightly better than very good condition.

Wooden Leg was one of the sixteen hundred warriors of the Northern Cheyennes who fought with the Sioux against Custer at the legendary Battle of the Bighorn. Pictorial cardwraps. ISBN: 0803251246. 12th printing. Top corner crease to contents.

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