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NAPOLEON
Written by Georges Lefebvre.
Stock no. 1822528
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2009. Nearly fine condition.

Combined single volume. Book One: From 18 Brumaire to Tilsit 1799-1807; Book Two: From Tilsit to Waterloo 1807-1815. Red cloth with a blocked gilt design, green title block with gilt title to spine. Colour plates. Still in original shrinkwrap which is lightly scuffed.

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NOTABLE HISTORICAL TRIALS (4 VOLUMES)
Written by Justin Lovill.
Stock no. 1822491
Published by Folio Society. Circa 1999. Slightly better than very good condition.

Four volumes. Red cloth spines with gilt titles. Marbled boards. Colour illustrations. Top edges red. Selected and edited by Lovill and introduced by Mortimer. Still in original shrinkwrap which is torn in places.

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BESTIARY
Written by Richard Barber.
Stock no. 1822436
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1992. Slightly better than very good condition.

Blue cloth spine, pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Being an English version of the Bodleian Library manuscript. Translated and introduced by Richard Barber. Spine lightly browned. Contents clean. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is a little scuffed and browned at ends.

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PROPHETS, CULTS AND MADNESS
Written by Anthony Stevens; John Price.
Stock no. 1822372
Published by Duckworth. 1st 2000. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A controversial study of the thin divide that separates cult leaders from madness, evolutionary psychiatrists Stevens and Price argue that what schizophrenics and prophets share in addition to similar genes is the capacity for sudden, radical changes of belief. Green boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0715629409. Previous owner's blind ex-lib stamp to prelims. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Page 237 of Bibliography is misprinted with a diagonal crease (text unaffected). Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed to rear panel.

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MESSENGER OF DEATH CAPTAIN NOLAN AND THE CHARGE OF THE LIGHT BRIGADE
Written by David Buttery.
Stock no. 2135384
Published by Pen & Sword Military. 1st 2008. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An inside view of the most notorious episode of the Charge at Balaklava on 25 October 1854. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781844157563. A few grubby marks to covers.

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THE ORGAN: ITS EVOLUTION, PRINCIPLES OF CONSTRUCTION AND USE
Written by William Leslie Sumner.
Stock no. 1822297
Published by Macdonald and Jane's. 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

This book, predominantly historical in outlook, provides a comprehensive account of the development of the genuine pipe-organ, an instrument of music with its own identity, from the earliest times until the present century. Fourth Edition (revised and enlarged). Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 035604162X. Reprint. Text block a little grubby else contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded at spine, wear to top and tail of spine.

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THE FOLIO BOOK OF HISTORIC SPEECHES
Written by Ian Pindar; Andrew Roberts.
Stock no. 1822261
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2007. Nearly fine condition.

Edited and introduced by Pindar. Preface by Roberts. Black and silver decorative cloth. Colour & b/w illustrations. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is scuffed to the base.

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STEAM, STEEL & SHELLFIRE: THE STEAM WARSHIP 1815-1905
Written by Robert Gardiner; Andrew Lambert; et al.
Stock no. 1822252
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 1992. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Conway's history of the Ship Series. Large format. B/w photos. 192 pages. ISBN: 0851775640. Base of spine bumped from shelf wear. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-worn.

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THE RISE AND FALL OF THE MEDIEVAL MONASTERY
Written by Christopher Brooke.
Stock no. 1822217
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2006. Slightly better than very good condition.

Highly decorated burgundy cloth, gilt. Colour and b/w photos. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is scuffed.

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SEEDS OF CHANGE
Written by Henry Hobhouse.
Stock no. 1321549
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2007. Nearly fine condition.

Six Plants that Transformed Mankind. Brown cloth spine with green title block and gilt title. Pictorial paper boards. Colour & b/w illustrations. Minimal rubbing to corners else a fine book. Slipcase is ever so slightly rubbed at edges, score mark to one panel.

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THE FOLIO BOOK OF HISTORICAL MYSTERIES
Written by Ian Pindar.
Stock no. 1321540
Published by Folio Society. 1st 2008. Nearly fine condition.

Selected, Edited and Introduced by Ian Pindar. Black cloth boards, silver title to spine, silver decorations to covers. Silver endpapers. Colour & b/w illustrations. 377 pages includes index. Book is fine. Slipcase is bumped at top and tail of spine and a little dusty.

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THE COLLECTOR'S HISTORY OF DOLLS' HOUSES, DOLL'S HOUSE DOLLS AND MINIATURES
Written by Constance Eileen King.
Stock no. 1822176
Published by Robert Hale. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A complete and fully researched history of the subject. Brown cloth with gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0709191669. Text block a little grubby. A few marks to endpapers else contents clean. Orange pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-worn and scratched horizontally to front panel.

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