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SCENES OF MEDIEVAL LIFE (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Joseph Gies; Frances Gies; Judith Herrin.
Stock no. 1821297
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2002. Very good condition.

Three Volumes.Life in a Medieval Village uses Elton in Cambridgeshire as the exemplar; Life in a medieval castle looks at Chepstow Castle in Monmouthshire; Life in a Medieval City looks at Troyes in France. Pictorial boards with gilt titles. Colour and b/w photos. With a preface by Herrin. Top edge of text blocks dusty. Castle & City are bumped to top corners. Castle also has faint fingerprints to verso of frontispiece. Otherwise contents are fine. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is scuffed and has a heavy bump to top closed edge (hence bumping to books), also starting to split at top closed rear edge.

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A HISTORY OF THE CRUSADES (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Steven Runciman.
Stock no. 1821283
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1994. Slightly better than very good condition.

Contains: The First Crusade; The Kingdom of Acre; The Kingdom of Jerusalem. Light brown boards with blue and gold decoration. Colour plates. Light greying to text block (dust). Else contents fine. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly browned to top.

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CIVILISATION
Written by Kenneth Clark.
Stock no. 1320503
Published by Folio Society. 1999. Very good condition.

A Personal View. Large format. Blue pictorial cloth. Colour and b/w photos. Slight bumping to spine and corners of book, more pronounced bumping to slipcase. Contents fine. Some faint marks to slipcase.

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FIGHTING SPORTS
Written by Capt. L. Fitzbarnard.
Stock no. 2134293
Published by Triplegate. 1st 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Brown cloth with gilt title to spine. Covers Cock-Fighting, bull-fighting, Dog-Fighting and Man-Fighting. ISBN: 0946474222. Foxing to outer page edges.

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ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE REMAINS OF ROMAN ART IN CIRENCESTER, THE SITE OF ANTIENT CORINIUM
Written by Professor Buckman; C.H. Newmarch.
Stock no. 1821231
Published by George Bell. 1st 1850. Good condition.

Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine, blind title to front. Tissue-guarded plates, some folding. B/w illustrations. List of subscribers. Spine worn with some splitting at vertical edges, cloth to top of spine has broken away. Boards scuffed. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Scattered foxing throughout also affecting plates. Some hinges pulled.

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THE SPLENDOR OF ROMAN WALL PAINTING
Written by Umberto Pappalardo.
Stock no. 1821220
Published by The J. Paul Getty Museum. 1st 2009. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Showcasing the beauty and intricacy of ancient frescoes found in twenty-eight spectacular Roman villas. Terracotta cloth boards, gilt titles. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 9780892369584.

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THE ASCENT OF MAN
Written by J. Bronowski; Melvyn Bragg.
Stock no. 1320244
Published by Folio Society. 2012. Nearly 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. Book is fine. Contained in publisher's blue slipcase which is ever so slightly marked.

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THE CURIOUS MAP BOOK
Written by Ashley Baynton-Williams.
Stock no. 1821155
Published by The British Library. 1st 2015. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

100 entertaining and imaginative maps. This amusing and unusual book reveals the playful side of map-making. Large format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780712356190. Spine slightly cocked. Contents fine.

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PEASANT COSTUME IN EUROPE
Written by Kathleen Mann.
Stock no. 1821128
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st thus 1950. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Volumes one and two combined. 16 colour plates and 136 pages of b/w illustrations. Large format. Blue marks to endpapers. A few grubby marks to title page. Text block grubby. Pictorial dustwrapper has a few stains to verso, is edge-worn and creased with a few chips and small tears to corners, a little grubby and a few foxspots to rear.

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HABITS, MANNERS AND CUSTOMS OF ALL NATIONS FOR THE INSTRUCTION OF THE YOUNG
No author listed.
Stock no. 1821068
Published by Edward Lacey. Circa 1860. Very good condition.

Brown blind stamped boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. B/w plates. vi and 248 pages. Top & tail of spine worn, corners lightly rubbed. Boards clean and bright. Front endpaper missing. Contemporary inscription in ink to verso of frontis. Top corner creases to contents and a few grubby marks.

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NAPOLEON
Written by Georges Lefebvre.
Stock no. 1320019
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2009. Nearly fine condition.

Combined single volume. Book One: From 18 Brumaire to Tilsit 1799-1807; Book Two: From Tilsit to Waterloo 1807-1815. Red cloth with a blocked gilt design, green title block with gilt title to spine. Colour plates. Heavy bumps to lower corners of slipcase affecting book slightly. A couple of other tiny knocks at edges of slipcase.

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A SHORT HISTORY OF TIME
Written by Leofranc Holford-Strevens.
Stock no. 1319874
Published by Folio Society. 2007. Fine condition.

Small format. Light blue cloth, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. B/w illustrations. A few light marks to slipcase. Tiny nicks and small split at top and tail of slipcase opening.

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