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An omnibus edition. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 1860198902. Text block lightly browned. Picotrial dustwrapper is lightly creased at edges. Strong cigarette odour present.
Contains: The First Crusade; The Kingdom of Acre; The Kingdom of Jerusalem. Light brown boards with blue and gold decoration. Colour plates. Tiny knocks to couple of spines at top and tail, else fine! Contained in a nearly fine slip-case. 6th printing.
Dramatic black, red and gold pictorial cloth. Colour plates. Brown endpapers depicting the Spread of the Black Death in Europe. Book is fine. Some light spotting to slipcase.
Six Plants that Transformed Mankind. Brown cloth spine with green title block and gilt title. Pictorial paper boards. Colour & b/w illustrations. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly scuffed and has a few minor marks.
Three volumes: Gothic Art And Civilisation; Byzantine Art And Civilisation; Early Medieval Art And Civilisation. Gold cloth, black title to spines, black illustration to front covers. Colour photos. Top edge gilt. A fine set contained in publisher's slipcase which is a little scuffed.
THE STORY OF THE MALAKAND FIELD FORCE: AN EPISODE OF FRONTIER WAR
Written by Winston S. Churchill.
Stock no. 2134640
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st thus 1899. Almost very good condition.
New edition. Churchill's first book. With maps, plans etc. Maroon cloth with gilt title to spine and border to front cover. Spine is faded. Scuff/mottle marks to covers. Browning to endpapers, outer page edges and page margins. All plans/maps etc. are present.
Highly decorated burgundy cloth, gilt. Colour and b/w photos. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly scuffed.
THE NEW WONDERFUL MUSEUM, AND EXTRAORDINARY MAGAZINE VOL. II
Written by William Granger; James Caulfield.
Stock no. 1821829
Published by Alex Hogg. 1804. Fair condition.
Being a complete repository of all the wonders, curiosities, and rarities of nature and art. Three-quarter leather binding (spine and corners), raised bands to spine and gilt title and tooling. Marbled paper sides. Marbled endpapers and text block. Embellished with 24 elegant copper-plates. Top & tail of spine worn with slight loss. Rear board detached. 21 plates present of the 24 called for. Contents browned and stained - some places heavier than others. Musty odour present due to age.
Large format. Beige pictorial cloth, brown title to spine. Colour photos. Still in original shrinkwrap!
Black cloth spine with gilt title, decoration to boards. Colour & b/w illustrations. Still in original shrinkwrap. Looks as through there may be some slight dust to spine of book beneath slipcase.
A CHRONICLE OF THE CRUSADES (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Sebastien Mamerot; Thierry Delcourt; Danielle Queruel; Fabrice Masanes. Illustrated by Jean Colombe.
Stock no. 1821637
Published by Taschen. 1st 2009. Slightly better than very good condition.
Two volumes. Large format. Les Passages d'Outremer - The Expeditions to Outremer. Facsimile of the manuscript of 1474 illuminated by Colombe and a commentary volume with complete translation of the manuscript. Red paper boards with pictorial onlays to front sides. Gilt titles. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9783836505550. Corners of boards very lightly rubbed. A few very light scuff marks to boards. Contents fine. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly bumped & rubbed at corners, lower front edge scuffed with tiny piece of surface paper removal to underside, rear vertical edge lightly scuffed.
Dramatic black, red and gold pictorial cloth. Colour plates. Brown endpapers depicting the Spread of the Black Death in Europe. Second printing. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase with some scuffing and slight bumps to sides.