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THE WORLD CRISIS 1911-1918 (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Winston S. Churchill.
Stock no. 1819525
Published by Odhams Press. 1st thus 1938. Very good condition.

New Edition (originally published in four large volumes). Red cloth boards, gilt titles to spine, blind stamp to front. Marbled endpapers. Boards a little grubby/browned. Name in ink to free front endpaper. Text block browned, top edge of text block dusty. Slight musty odour present. Front hinge of volume II starting to crack but binding tight.

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THE LAST OF THE WINDJAMMERS (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Basil Lubbock.
Stock no. 1819506
Published by Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd.. 1927. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth. B/w photos and folding diagrams. Vol I has 518 pages, Vol II has 448 pages. Volume I is a second impression of the first edition, volume II is Second Edition 1935. Boards marked. Corners rubbed and worn. Scattered foxing present mainly to endpapers and text block, volume II has foxing throughout. Volume II has a rubber ink stamp impression to half-title page, Front joint cracked else binding tight.

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THE WATERLOO COMPANION
Written by Mark Adkin.
Stock no. 1819495
Published by Aurum Press. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour illustrations. The complete guide to history's most famous land battle. ISBN: 185410764X. Small previous owner's name label to front pastedown else contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is possibly slightly faded to spine.

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THE BLACK DEATH
Written by Philip Ziegler.
Stock no. 2133161
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1997. Fine condition.

Dramatic black, red and gold pictorial cloth. Colour plates. Brown endpapers depicting the Spread of the Black Death in Europe. Contained in black slipcase.

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AN EYEWITNESS HISTORY OF THE CRUSADES (4 VOLUMES)
Written by Christopher Tyerman.
Stock no. 2133154
Published by Folio Society. 1st 2004. Fine condition.

Cream decorated boards; red titles. Volume 1 covers The First Crusade 1096-1099, Volume 2 - The Second Crusade and the Rise and Fall of Frankish Syria 1099-1187, Volume 3 - The Third Crusade 1188-1192, Volume 4 - The Fourth Crusade and the End of Outremer 1192-1291. Fine in matching slipcase.

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THE ASCENT OF MAN
Written by J. Bronowski; Melvyn Bragg.
Stock no. 1318879
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2012. Fine condition.

New foreword by Melvyn Bragg. Blue cloth spine, gilt title. Blue paper boards with blocked design. Colour & b/w illustrations. xvii and 302 pages. A super copy in original slipcase.

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TRAVELS WITH HERODOTUS
Written by Ryszard Kapuscinski.
Stock no. 1318856
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2012. Fine condition.

Blue spine, black title. Pictorial front cover. Translated by Klara Glowczewska. Photographs by author. Preface by Margaret Atwood. A super copy in original slipcase.

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THE CHINA CLIPPERS
Written by Basil Lubbock.
Stock no. 1819394
Published by Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd.. 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Second Edition. Blue cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. The history of the celebrated clipper ships in the Chinese opium and tea trades. ISBN: 0851741096. Previous owner's small name label to front endpaper. Small foxspots to text block. Some scattered foxing internally. White pictorial dustwrapper is grubby and marked.

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DEEP-WATER SAIL
Written by Harold A. Underhill.
Stock no. 1819338
Published by Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd.. 1988. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Sailing ships of the 19th and 20th centuries. B/w photos. 2nd edition. ISBN: 085174172X. A few minor foxspots to text block. Previous owner's name label to front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper has old price label to front flap, some foxing to flap edges, a few marks, and small patch of surface paper loss to front panel.

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PASSIONATE PILGRIMS: ENGLISH TRAVELERS TO THE WORLD OF THE DESERT ARABS
Written by James C. Simmons.
Stock no. 1819305
Published by William Morrow & Company Inc. 1st 1987. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A fascinating addendum to history; true adventures so thrilling they read more like fiction than fact. White cloth spine with gilt title, blue paper boards. A few b/w photos. ISBN: 0688065597. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine.

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HEIRS OF THE FISHERMAN
Written by John-Peter Pham.
Stock no. 2132947
Published by Oxford University Press. Circa 2004. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Behind the Scenes of Papal Death and Succession. Red cloth spine, with gilt title. Brown boards. ISBN: 0195178343. A little pencil annotation.

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THE MAKING OF MR. GRAY'S ANATOMY
Written by Ruth Richardson.
Stock no. 2132946
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 2008. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, red title to spine. This book is a historical exploration of how the 'Doctor's Bible' - continuously in print for 150 years - was originally created. ISBN: 9780199552993. A little pencil writing to first page. Wrapper has some edge-creasing.

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