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IDEAS: A HISTORY FROM FIRE TO FREUD VOLUMES I & II
Written by Peter Watson.
Stock no. 1322515
Published by Folio Society. 2009. Slightly better than very good condition.

Two volume set. Blue cloth, dark blue titles and blocked design in blue and gilt to front. Colour plates. Books are fine. Slipcase is scuffed with a score mark to spine of slipcase.

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WHO'S WHO IN THE MIDDLE AGES (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Richard K. Emmerson; Sandra Clayton-Emmerson.
Stock no. 2136596
Published by Routledge. 2006. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Red boards with silver titles to spines. Volume 1 covers A-I and Volume 2 covers J-Z. ISBN: 9780415422055. Some grubby marks to wrapper spines. Slip case is very good - some marks and wear.

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LIVY THE WAR WITH HANNIBAL
Written by Livy; J.C. Yardley; Dexter Hoyos; Alessandro Barbero.
Stock no. 2136588
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2011. As new condition.

Translation by J.C. Yardley; Introduction & notes by Dexter Hoyos; Preface by Alessandro Barbero. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine and gilt vignettes. Colour plates. Still in original shrink wrap - UNOPENED! This copy would make a wonderful gift. Slip case is Near Fine, bump to one corner.

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THE IRON AND STEEL INDUSTRY OF WEST CUMBERLAND: AN HISTORICAL SURVEY
Written by J.Y. Lancaster; D.R. Wattleworth.
Stock no. 1823395
Published by British Steel Corporation. 1st 1977. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An attempt to record what is known of the individual industrial companies which have operated in West Cumberland. Blue cloth boards, silver title to spine. Colour frontis, b/w photos, track plans and maps, some fold-out. ISBN: 0950592900. A very nice copy. Blue pictorial dustwrapepr is scuffed.

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THE HANDWRITING OF ENGLISH DOCUMENTS
Written by L.C. Hector.
Stock no. 1322417
Published by Kohler And Coombes Ltd.. 1st thus 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards with gilt title to spine. The chief object of tis book is to moderate as far as possible the hands written in England for administrative, legal or business purposes during the past eight or nine centuries. The invaluable series of 36 plates shows 56 examples of English handwriting from c. 700 to the middle of the 19th century. Originally published in 1958 (1st) and 1966 (2nd), this is the facimile edition. ISBN: 0903967162. Spine bumped. Light browning to front fly-leaf. Dustwrapper is lightly browned with small hole to centre of spine and small tear to top front corner.

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THE THIRTY YEARS WAR
Written by C.V. Wedgwood; Roy Strong.
Stock no. 1823366
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1999. Slightly better than very good 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. Lower corners lightly rubbed. Lower headband to sine is almost unglued. Contents clean. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is slightly scuffed.

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ORDEAL BY FIRE
Written by Lyn MacDonald.
Stock no. 2136544
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2001. Fine condition.

Photographic silhouette covers with gilt title to spine. With research by Shirley Seaton. B/w photos. Slip case is a bit better than very good - a few small marks.

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THE HISTORY OF AIR CARGO AND AIRMAIL FROM THE 18TH CENTURY
Written by Camille Allaz.
Stock no. 2136495
Published by Christopher Foyle Publishing. 1st thus 2004. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. B/w photos. Originally published in French, this is the English edition. ISBN: 1902579828. Bumping to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Page edge browning. Wrapper is unevenly browned with some edge-creasing; tear to base of spine.

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WEAPONS & FIGHTING TECHNIQUES OF THE MEDIEVAL WARRIOR 1000-1500 AD
Written by Martin J. Dougherty.
Stock no. 1823339
Published by Chartwell Books. 1st thus 2016. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Divided into four chapters covering mounted knights, foot soldiers, missile troops, and siege weapons and techniques. Step-by-step illustrations demonstrate combat skills, including how to fire a longbow, fight with a sword and buckler, attack with a lance, defend with a pole ax, long sword combat, and many, many other techniques. Large format. Pictorial glazed boards. Colour illustrations and drawings. ISBN: 9780785834250.

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LANDSCAPE AND MEMORY
Written by Simon Schama.
Stock no. 2136450
Published by Harper Press. Very good condition.

Pictorial card wraps. Colour & b/w illustrations. An exhilarating journey through space and time examining our relationship with the landscape around us. ISBN: 9780006863489. Some creasing to cover corners. 11th printing of this edition.

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A HISTORY OF BUILDING TYPES
Written by Nikolaus Pevsner.
Stock no. 2136383
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1979. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. B/w photos. B/w illustrations. Reprinted with corrections in paperback form in 1979. ISBN: 0500271747. Fading to spine and a few cover edges; a little wear.

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THE OXFORD COMPANION TO CLASSICAL CIVILIZATION
Written by Simon Hornblower; Antony Spawforth.
Stock no. 1322326
Published by Oxford University Press. Circa 2014. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Second Edition. Black cloth. 907 pages with Bb/w maps and illustrations. ISBN: 9780198706779. Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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