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THE HOLY WELLS OF WALES
Written by Francis Jones.
Stock no. 1822001
Published by University of Wales. 1st thus 1992. Slightly better than very good condition.

First published in 1954, this is the first paperback edition. The religious significance of wells in Wales, stressing the continuity of the well cult and overlap between the veneration of sacred sites in pre-Christian times and their inclusion in the rituals of the early Church in its struggle to dislodge popular pagan beliefs. ISBN: 0708311458. Light rubbing to cover corners, light fading to spine edge and base of spine creased.

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THE KNIGHTS OF CHRIST (MEN-AT-ARMS)
Written by Terence Wise. Illustrated by Richard Scollins.
Stock no. 2134747
Published by Osprey Publishing. 1st 1984. Slightly better than very good condition.

Religious/Military Orders of Knighthood 1118-1565. Card wraps. B/w illustrations. Colour plates. ISBN: 0850456045. Browning to covers.

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A HISTORY OF THE CRUSADES (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Steven Runciman.
Stock no. 2134705
Published by Folio Society. 1997. Nearly fine condition.

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.

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THE MONKS OF WAR
Written by Desmond Seward.
Stock no. 1321120
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2000. Nearly fine condition.

The Military Orders. Vivid red, black and gilt front cover, gilt title to spine. Orange decorative endpapers. Colour & b/w illustrations. Still in original shrinkwrap. Some light damp(?) spotting to slipcase.

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THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER
No author listed. Illustrated by Albert Durer; Hans Holbein.
Stock no. 1821965
Published by Folio Society. 2006. Slightly better than very good condition.

The Book of Common Payer and Administration of the Sacraments and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church according to the use of the United Church of England and Ireland Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David Pointed at they are to be sung or said in Churches. Ornamented with wood cuts from designs of Albert Durer, Hans Holbein, and others. In imitation of Queen Elizabeth's Book of Christian Prayers. Foreword by Sir Patrick Cormack. Green leather spine with gilt toolings and title, marbled paper sides. B/w woodcuts throughout. Top edge gilt, other edges green. Green ribbon page marker. Third printing. Lower headband is coming unglued from spine else a fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase with a small bump to vertical closed edge and light scuffing.

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THE FITZWILLIAM BOOK OF HOURS
Written by Stella Panayotova.
Stock no. 1821904
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2009. Slightly better than very good condition.

Facsimile. Limited edition of 1180 numbered copies and 20 lettered copies. Bound in full brocade silk. Blue silk with gilt tooling decorations, all edges gilt, blue ribbon page marker. Full colour. Accompanied by a commentary by Panayotova. Blue cloth spine with blue paper boards, gilt title to spine and white title label to front. 144 pages of commentary. This is copy 55 of 1180 numbered copies. A lovely set contained in publisher's solander case with some minor spotting.

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THE RISE AND FALL OF THE MEDIEVAL MONASTERY
Written by Christopher Brooke.
Stock no. 1821897
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2006. Nearly fine condition.

Highly decorated burgundy cloth, gilt. Colour and b/w photos. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly scuffed.

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THE VOYCE OF THE WORLD
Written by Thomas Browne; Geoffrey Keynes; Tim Mackintosh-Smith.
Stock no. 1321066
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2007. Slightly better than very good condition.

Selected Writings of Sir Thomas Browne, edited by Keynes with a Preface by Mackintosh-Smith. Brown cloth spine with gilt title. Marbled boards. B/w illustrations. Spine edges are slightly dusty, tiny dent to top of spine. Minimal rubbing to corners. Slipcase is dust marked and slightly scuffed with some slight fading at edges.

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THE MACCLESFIELD PSALTER
Written by Stella Panayotova.
Stock no. 1821743
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 2008. Fine condition.

With a Complete Reproduction of the Original Size of this 14th-Century Prayer Book in the Collections of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, and 95 Colour Details. Blue cloth boards, gilt titles, small pictorial onlay to front board. Blue ribbon page marker. ISBN: 9780500238523. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase with pictorial onlay to one side and in almost fine condition.

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SAINT PETER IN THE VATICAN: THE MOSAICS AND THE SACRED SPACE
Written by A. Comastri; et al.
Stock no. 1821742
Published by Musei Vaticani; Libreria Editrice Vaticana. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Mosaics and sacred artworks of Saint Peter. Colour & b/w illustrations throughout. Large format. A fine copy, still in original shrinkwrap (unread) which is a little torn.

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VINCENT VAN GOGH: THE LETTERS (6 VOLUMES)
Written by Vincent Van Gogh. Illustrated by Vincent Van Gogh.
Stock no. 1821735
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 2009. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The Complete Illustrated and Annotated Edition. Very large format, exceedingly heavy (14kg). Edited by Leo Jansen, Hans Luitjen and Nienke Bakker. Matt cream pictorial boards, blue spine with white & black title. CD to rear of volume 6. ISBN: 9780500238653. A very nice set, CD present, contained in publisher's slipcase in almost fine condition.

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PINACOTECA VATICANA: IN THE PAINTING THE EXPRESSION OF THE DIVINE MESAGE IN THE LIGHT THE ROOT OF THE PICTORIAL CREATION
Written by Baldini Umberto; et al.
Stock no. 1821732
Published by Fabbri Editori. 1st 1992. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Very large format. Grey picotrial boards, blind title to spine. 471 pages. Colour illustrations throughout, some fold-out. Tiny lower corner crease to a few pages. Grey pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed. A lovely copy contained in publisher's slipcase in almost fine condition.

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