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MUTINY ON THE GLOBE THE FATAL VOYAGE OF SAMUEL COMSTOCK
Written by Thomas Farel Heffernan.
Stock no. 2127034
Published by Bloomsbury Publishing Plc. 1st 2002. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Looking back at the Mutiny in January 1824 of the successful Nantucket whaling ship the Globe. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0747559023. Damp mark to base of spine. Page browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with damp mark to bottom of spine.

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LIFE AMONG THE PIRATES
Written by David Cordingly.
Stock no. 2127033
Published by Little, Brown and Company. 1st 1995. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The Romance and the Reality. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0316911488. Some edge-creasing to wrapper, which also has a faded spine.

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THE PIRATE HUNTER THE TRUE STORY OF CAPTAIN KIDD
Written by Richard Zacks.
Stock no. 2127031
Published by Review. 1st 2003. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Tracing William Kidd's voyages in the 1690s from the bustling docks of 17th century New York to Whitehall Palace in London; from the ports of the Caribbean to a secret pirate paradise off Madagascar. ISBN: 0755311310. Page browning. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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FAREWELL THE TRUMPETS
Written by James Morris.
Stock no. 2127030
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An Imperial Retreat. The decline of the British Empire. The Completing volume of the Pax Britannica trilogy. B/w photos. ISBN: 0571086462. Page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine.

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THE ULTIMATE HISTORY OF FAST CARS
Written by Jonathan Wood.
Stock no. 2126895
Published by Parragon. 1st thus 2010. Very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos. Vehicles Built For The Fast Lane. ISBN: 9781445408798. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some scuffing.

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CHILDREN'S FASHIONS IN THE NINETEETH CENTURY
Written by James Laver.
Stock no. 2126735
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1951. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Batsford Colour Books. With an Introduction and Notes on the Plates by Laver. Colour illustrations. Some browning and foxing to pages. Wrapper is browned to spine with some edge-creasing and wear; a little chipping.

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THE PHANTOM ATLAS THE GREATEST MYTHS, LIES AND BLUNDERS ON MAPS
Written by Edward Brooke-Hitching.
Stock no. 2126536
Published by Simon & Schuster. 1st 2016. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

With fascinating stories and beautiful illustrations, this unique atlas gathers together the wildest misbeliefs ever drawn on maps, revealing the world as it existed purely in the imaginations of our ancestors. Red boards, gilt title to spine. Pictorial endpapers. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 9781471159459. Browning to page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a little fading to spine.

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ROMAN LIFE UNDER THE CAESARS
Written by Emile Thomas.
Stock no. 2126488
Published by T. Fisher Unwin. 1899. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt titles. bo Spine is browned/faded. Uneven marks to covers. Bumping to corners. Some foxing. Inscriptions in ink to front pastedown and endpaper. A few hinges are pulled.

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MEDIEVAL PEOPLE
Written by Eileen Power.
Stock no. 2126457
Published by Folio Society. 1999. Slightly better than very good condition.

Cream boards with gilt vignettes. Colour illustrations. Slip case is very good - a few marks and light wear.

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THE BOOK OF DECORATIVE FURNITURE ITS FORM, COLOUR, & HISTORY (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Edwin Foley. Illustrated by Edwin Foley; et al..
Stock no. 2126391
Published by T.C. & E.C. Jack Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Brown cloth with gilt titles to spines; blind titles and decorations to front covers. With One Hundred Reproductions in Full-Colour Facsimile of Drawings by the Author, and One Thousand Text Illustrations; Correlated Charts of British Woodwork Styles and Contemporaries; Decorative Furnishing Accessories; Principle Trees; &c. Bumping and wear to spines, corners and cover edges. Tear to top of spine on Volume II. Other smaller nicks and chips, with some fraying to cloth. What looks like damp marks to bottom of front cover of Volume II. Spotting to covers. All plates present. Foxing, mostly to endpapers and outer page edges.

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LETTERS OF CREDIT A VIEW OF TYPE DESIGN
Written by Walter Tracy.
Stock no. 2126377
Published by Gordon Fraser. 1st 1986. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

After more than fifty years of professional observation of type faces, the author thinks the good designs of recent creation are out-numbered by the mediocre and the downright bad, and that this is largely due to a lack of published critical analysis of type designs. ISBN: 0860920852. Wrapper is a bit edge-creased with browned spine.

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SPINNING WHEELS: SPINNERS AND SPINNING
Written by Patricia Baines.
Stock no. 2126334
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A complete and delightfully readable account of the spinning wheel and spinning techniques. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. 252 pages. Top edge red. ISBN: 0713408219. Reprint. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased and faded to spine, with a few nicks and chips.

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