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EARLY DAYS IN THE BRITISH MOTOR CYCLE INDUSTRY
Written by Eric W. Walford.
Stock no. 2132368
1st 1931. Good condition.

Card wraps. A Brief History of the Years Before the Arrival of the Motor Cycle Press. Published under the authority of The British Cycle & Motor Cycle Manufacturers and Traders, Warwick Road, Coventry. B/w illustrations. Top 1" of spine has tear vertically and then horizontally. Date in ink to bottom of front cover. Binding is weak - spine is coming away from contents. Some foxing.

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ENDGAME: BRITAIN, RUSSIA AND THE FINAL STRUGGLE FOR CENTRAL ASIA
Written by Jennifer Siegel.
Stock no. 2132353
Published by I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd.. 1st 2002. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Describing the period before and after 1907 when the tension and hostility of the titanic Anglo-Russian superpower conflict was concluded. Black boards, gilt title to spine. 273 pages includes index. ISBN: 1850433712. Rear of wrapper lightly scuffed.

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THE FORGOTTEN HOLOCAUST
Written by Richard C. Lukas.
Stock no. 2132351
Published by Hippocrene Books. 2010. Fine condition.

Revised Edition. The Poles Under German Occupation 1939-1944. Red cardwraps. B/w photos. 358 pages includes index. ISBN: 9780781809016.

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COGS, CARAVELS AND GALLEONS THE SAILING SHIP 1000-1650
Written by Robert Gardiner; et al.
Stock no. 2132350
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The history of the sailing ship 1000-1650. Large format. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0851775608. Light browning to edge of textblock else a fine copy in pictorial wrapper which is browned at edges.

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A TASTE FOR TRAVEL
Written by John Julius Norwich.
Stock no. 1819058
Published by MacMillan. 1st 1985. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An anthology of travel writing. Edited by Norwich. 420 pages. ISBN: 0333384342. SIGNED by the author (with dedication) to title page. Light shelf wear to top & tail of spine. Text block a little grubby/marked. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.

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TEA HISTORY TERROIRS VARIETIES
Written by Kevin Gascoyne; Francois Marchand; et al.
Stock no. 2132310
Published by Firefly Books Limited. 2nd 2017. Fine condition.

A comprehensive and beautifully illustrated reference to the world's most popular beverage. Square format. Pictorial card wraps. Colour photos. 271 pages. ISBN: 9781770853195. Just very slight rubbing at spine corners.

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EMPIRES OF THE ANCIENT NEAR EAST (FOUR VOLUMES)
Written by H.W.F. Saggs; Alan Gardiner; J.M. Cook; O.R. Gurney.
Stock no. 1318678
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1999. Very good condition.

Four volume set. Pictorial cloth, gilt. Colour & b/w illustrations. The Babylonians by Saggs; The Egyptians by Gardiner; The Persians by Cook; The Hittites by Gurney. Each volume has a gold address label to the front free-endpaper along with a date in ink (7/99). Contained in original slipcase.

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THE FIRST WORLD WAR (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Martin Gilbert.
Stock no. 1318674
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2011. Nearly fine condition.

Two volume set. Green cloth boards, silver and dark green titles. B/w photos. Minimal rubbing to top and tail of spines. Contained in original grey slipcase.

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THE HISTORY OF THEOPHYLACT SIMOCATTA
Written by Michael Whitby; Mary Whitby.
Stock no. 2132199
Published by Clarendon Press. 1997. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

An English Translation with Introduction and Notes. Special Edition for Sandpiper Books 1997. ISBN: 019822799X. Small inscription in pencil to front endpaper. Light edge-creasing to wrapper.

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THE HUNDRED YEARS WAR
Written by Alfred H. Burne; Jonathan Sumption.
Stock no. 2132168
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2005. Fine condition.

A Military History. Blue cloth with title to spine and large illustration to front cover. Introduction by Sumption. Colour illustrations and b/w maps. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.

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MOTORING A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF THE FIRST 150 YEARS
Written by L.T.C. Rolt.
Stock no. 2132137
Published by Peebles Press. 1st USA 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue boards with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0856900060. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Tape to pastedowns and wrapper flaps. Name and address label to rear pastedown. Wrapper has a little highlighter pen to rear flap, also edge-creased with some browning.

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THE THIRTY YEARS WAR
Written by C.V. Wedgwood.
Stock no. 1818876
Published by Folio Society. 2010. Fine condition.

Introduction by Roy Strong. Brown pictorial cloth with black title block with gilt title to spine. Endpapers are maps of Central Europe 1618. Colour & b/w illustrations. Top edge brown. 508 pages includes index. Third printing. Contained in publisher's brown slipcase in almost fine condition.

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