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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.
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.
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.
Dramatic black, red and gold pictorial cloth. Colour plates. Brown endpapers depicting the Spread of the Black Death in Europe. Contained in black slipcase.
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.
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.
Blue spine, black title. Pictorial front cover. Translated by Klara Glowczewska. Photographs by author. Preface by Margaret Atwood. A super copy in original slipcase.
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.
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.
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.
Behind the Scenes of Papal Death and Succession. Red cloth spine, with gilt title. Brown boards. ISBN: 0195178343. A little pencil annotation.
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.