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ENDEAVOUR THE SHIP AND THE ATTITUDE THAT CHANGED THE WORLD
Written by Peter Moore.
Stock no. 2128086
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 2018. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, silver title to spine. The author sets out to explore the different lives of the remarkable ship. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781784740900. Bump to base of spine. Rear panel of wrapper is a bit wrinkled with some wear.

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A WORLD LIT ONLY BY FIRE THE MEDIEVAL MIND AND THE RENAISSANCE
Written by William Manchester.
Stock no. 2128083
Published by Macmillan London Limited. 1st 1993. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

One of the greatest stories in the history of man is the collapse of the Dark Ages... B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0333586026.

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REPORTAGE
Written by George Orwell.
Stock no. 2128030
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1998. Slightly better than very good condition.

Five volumes: Homage To Catalonia; Down And Out In Paris And London; Funny But Not Vulgar; The Road To Wigan Pier; My Country Right Or Left. B/w photographic pictorial cloth. B/w photos. Light foxspots to front cover of Funny But Not Vulgar. Very light browning to spines of all volumes. Otherwise contents and covers are fine. Contained in silver pictorial slipcase which is slightly rubbed at edges and has light scuff marks to rear.

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THE SECRET MIDDLE AGES
Written by Malcolm Jones.
Stock no. 1317559
Published by Sutton Publishing. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Discovering the Real Medieval World. Large format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos throughout. 374 pages includes index. ISBN: 0750926856. Spine slightly bumped. Pictorial wrapper is slightly creased at edges with small nick at top front corner.

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GODS, GRAVES AND SCHOLARS
Written by C.W. Ceram. Illustrated by Reginarld Piggott.
Stock no. 1816732
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1999. Fine condition.

The Story of Archaeology. Introduction by John Romer. B/w photos. Contained in publisher's blue slipcase which is lightly scuffed else fine.

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PHILIP BRADLEY FAIRGROUND PHOTOGRAPHS & NOTES
Written by Kevin Scrivens; Stephen Smith.
Stock no. 1816701
Published by New Era Publications. 1st 1999. Fine condition.

January 1932-December 1938. Collection of captioned b/w photos together with selected notes from Philip Bradley's notebooks. . Large format. Pictorial card wraps. ISBN: 0953509729.

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CAPTAIN COOK'S VOYAGES 1768-1779
Written by Captain Cook; Glyndwr Williams.
Stock no. 1816687
Published by Folio Society. 1998. Fine condition.

Elaborately decorated blue cloth with gilt. Colour illustrations. Top edge blue. Selected and introduced by Williams. Second printing. Contained in publisher's black slipcase which is scuffed.

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SHIP 5000 YEARS OF MARITIME ADVENTURE
Written by Brian Lavery.
Stock no. 1317491
Published by Dorling Kindersley. 2005. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The definitive chronicle of great vessels, legendary journeys and heroic seafarers. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. 400 pages includes index. ISBN: 1405311541.

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FOOD IN HISTORY
Written by Reay Tannahill.
Stock no. 1317482
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2007. Fine condition.

Tackling the question of how, over half a million years, food and the search for it has influenced both human and historical development. Pictorial front cover and spine. Colour illustrations. 416 pages includes index. Just the merest hint of rubbing to corners. Contained in a fine, dark green slipcase.

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THE OXFORD ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MARITIME HISTORY (4 VOLUMES)
Written by John B. Hattendorf; et al.
Stock no. 2127952
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 2007. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth with black title labels to spine and front cover; gilt titles. Volume 1 covers Actium, Battle of, Ex Voto; Volume 2: Factory Ship, Navies: Japan; Volume 3: Navies: Portugal, Shipyards; Volume 4 Siebe, Augustus, Zheng He, Index. ISBN: 9780195130751. A few corners are bumped. Some marks to outer page edges.

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THE JASTA WAR CHRONOLOGY
Written by Norman Franks; Frank Bailey; Rick Duiven.
Stock no. 2127949
Published by Grub Street. 1998. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A complete listing of claims and losses, August 1916-November 1918. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1898697841. Slight odour to book. Page browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with faded spine.

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MUSEUMS AND THE SHAPING OF KNOWLEDGE
Written by Eilean Hooper-Greenhill.
Stock no. 2127864
Published by Routledge. 1997. Very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0415070317. Some creasing to cover corners.

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