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THE FARNESE HOURS
Written by Webster Smith.
Stock no. 1823234
Published by George Braziller. Slightly better than very good condition.

Blind tooled brown suede binding. Stunning colour illustrations. Reproduced from the Illuminated Manuscript belonging to the Pierpont Morgan Library. ISBN: 0807608564. Spine is slightly fading, silver title faded. Contents clean. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is a little scuffed.

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THE WORLD TURNED UPSIDE DOWN
Written by Christopher Hill.
Stock no. 1823102
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2016. Nearly fine condition.

Radical Ideas during the English Revolution. Studies the beliefs of different groups of the time along with the social and emotional impulses that gave rise to them. Black cloth boards, red title to spine. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is very lightly scuffed.

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PARADISE LOST
Written by John Milton; Peter Ackroyd; John Wain. Illustrated by William Blake.
Stock no. 1823018
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2003. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Green leather spine with gilt title. Peach silk moiree covered boards. Top edge coloured. A Poem In Twelve Books by Milton with a preface by Ackroyd, an introduction by Wain and colour illustrations by Blake. Leather spine is sunned. Otherwise a fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase with some very light scuffing, minor rubbing/crease to lower open edge of printed side.

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THE GNOSTIC GOSPELS
Written by Marvin Meyer.
Stock no. 1823011
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2008. Slightly better than very good condition.

The Sacred Writings of the Nag Hammadi Library, The Berlin Gnostic Codex and the Codex Tchacos. Brown leather spine with gilt title to spine. Printed cloth boards. Colour plates. xxviii and 724 pages including index. Top edge brown. A very nice copy (binder's glue to verso of frontis) contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly scuffed and has a 1.5" knock to one open edge.

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LETTERS AND PAPERS FROM PRISON
Written by Dietrich Bonhoeffer; Eberhard Bethge; Irina Ratushinskaya.
Stock no. 1822981
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2000. Very good condition.

About Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a German Lutheran Pastor.. The Enlarged Edition. Edited by Eberhard Bethge. Introduced by Irina Ratushinskaya. Small patch of loss to cloth at bottom of front board. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Otherwise contents fine. Contained in publisher's slipcase which appears to be affected by damp (spotting - not bad).

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THE RISE AND FALL OF THE MEDIEVAL MONASTERY
Written by Christopher Brooke.
Stock no. 1321933
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2006. Fine condition.

Highly decorated burgundy cloth, gilt. Colour and b/w photos. Both book and slipcase look unread and as new.

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RELIGION AND THE DECLINE OF MAGIC (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Keith Thomas.
Stock no. 1822742
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2012. Fine condition.

Studies in popular beliefs in 16th and 17th century England. Introduced by Hilary Mantel. Blue pictorial cloth with gilt. Colour plates. Still in original shrinkwrap which is just starting to split open at bottom end. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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MONTAILLOU: CATHARS AND CATHOLICS IN A FRENCH VILLAGE 1294-1324
Written by Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie; Barbara Bray.
Stock no. 2135636
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2005. Fine condition.

Translated by Barbara Bray. Red pictorial cloth with gilt and black titles. Colour illustrations. Top edge red. Slip case a little better than very good - a couple of small marks.

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TEN SAINTS
Written by Eleanor Farjeon. Illustrated by Helen Sewell.
Stock no. 2135468
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1953. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

9.75 x 7.25 ins. Illustrated endpapers. Bold full page colour illustrations. The text is specially designed for children, and each section is accompanied by a rhyme. The ten saints lived from the 3rd to the 13th Centuries. Wear to corners and spine. Bookplate and some tape marks to front pastedown. Other tape marks to rear pastedown/endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with tears and chips; tape repairs to top edge of front panel and to spine; some loss.

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THE WORLD TURNED UPSIDE DOWN
Written by Christopher Hill.
Stock no. 1822645
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2016. Nearly fine condition.

Radical Ideas during the English Revolution. Studies the beliefs of different groups of the time along with the social and emotional impulses that gave rise to them. Black cloth boards, red title to spine. Still in original shrinkwrap! A few minor scuffs to shrinkwrap. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE QUR'AN
Written by Marmaduke Pickthall.
Stock no. 1822592
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2008. Fine condition.

An interpretation by Marmaduke Pickthall. White cloth with blue and gilt blocking. Blue ribbon page marker. Colour plates. Top edge gilt. xxvii and 515 pages. Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE GNOSTIC GOSPELS
Written by Marvin Meyer.
Stock no. 1822590
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2008. Nearly fine condition.

The Sacred Writings of the Nag Hammadi Library, The Berlin Gnostic Codex and the Codex Tchacos. Brown leather spine with gilt title to spine. Printed cloth boards. Colour plates. xxviii and 724 pages including index. Top edge brown. Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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