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THE MONASTIC ORDER IN ENGLAND
Written by David Knowles.
Stock no. 2132764
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1950. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A |History of its Development From the Times of St. Dunstan to the Fourth Lateran Council 943-1216. Black cloth, gilt title to spine. 764 pages includes index. Spine bumped. A few faint marks to covers. Small circular stamp to front pastedown. Pages lightly browned. Wrapper worn at edges with a few nicks and one closed tear, browned on verso and a small stain on rear panel.

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HIGH GOTHIC: THE AGE OF THE GREAT CATHEDRALS
Written by Gunther Binding.
Stock no. 1819175
Published by Taschen. 1st 1999. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Taschen's World Architecture. Notre-Dame in Paris, the cathedrals of Chartres, Reims and Amiens, Strasbourg Minster, Cologne Cathedral, Westminster Abbey and Canterbury - these are the magnificent sacred buildings that for us epitomise Gothic architecture. Large format. Orange paper boards, white titles. Colour photos & illustrations throughout. ISBN: 3822870552. Dustwrapper spine slightly faded.

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THE QUR'AN
Written by Marmaduke Pickthall.
Stock no. 1819094
Published by Folio Society. 2010. 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. Fourth printing. Contained in publisher's blue slipcase which is slightly scuffed and bumped.

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VICTORIAN QUAKERS
Written by Elizabeth Isichei.
Stock no. 2132198
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth with gilt title to spine. Oxford Historical Monographs Series. ISBN: 0198218338. A few white spots to covers. Pencil name and address to front endpaper. A few marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is a bit edge-creased with a few small marks; light fade to spine.

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ISLAM AND THE ARMY IN COLONIAL INDIA: SEPOY RELIGION IN THE SERVICE OF EMPIRE
Written by Nile Green.
Stock no. 1818887
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st 2009. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A ground-breaking study of the cultural world of the Muslim soldiers of colonial India. Set in Hyderabad in the mid nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the book focuses on the soldiers' relationships with the faqir holy men who protected them and the British officers they served. Black boards, silver title to spine. A few b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780521898454.

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MUSSULMAN CULTURE
Written by V.V. Bartold.
Stock no. 1818874
Published by Oxford University Press. 1stg 2009. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Translated from the Russian. Burgundy cloth spine with gilt title. Light brown paper boards. ISBN: 9780195476705. Pictorial dustwrapper is unevenly faded.

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AKBAR THE GREATEST MOGUL
Written by S.M. Burke.
Stock no. 1818763
Published by Munshiram Manoharlal. 1st 1989. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Based mainly on accounts left behind by those who personally knew the emperor well, the result of several years of research. Insight into the character and achievements of the founding fathers of the celebrated Mogul dynasty in India. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.

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THE STORY OF THE BAPTISTS IN BARRY FOR 150 YEARS
Written by Stan Awbery.
Stock no. 1818552
Published by Barry Printing And Publishing Co. Ltd.. 1st 1967. Very good condition.

Small, pink pictorial cardwrap booklet. Staple binding, 60 pages. Pink covers are browned. Inscription in ink to inside front cover and mark from a label no longer present. Tiny top corner crease throughout.

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BATTLES OF THE CRUSADES 1097-1444 FROM DORYLAEUM TO VARNA
Written by Kelly Devries; et al.
Stock no. 1817926
Published by Spellmount Ltd.. 1st 2007. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

An information packed, highly-illustrated guide to 20 battles from the crusading era. Large format. Pictorial glazed boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781862274341. Dustwrapper lightly creased at corners.

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THE END OF ANTIQUITY
Written by Jeremy K. Knight.
Stock no. 2130093
Published by Tempus. 1st 1999. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Archaeology, Society and Religion AD 235-700. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0752414488.

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PENSEES
Written by Blaise Pascal; A.J. Krailsheimer; T.S. Eliot.
Stock no. 2129824
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2011. Fine condition.

Black cloth, gilt title and decorations.Translated by Krailsheimer. Introduced by Eliot. Slip case is better than very good - a few small marks and scuffs.

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ST AUGUSTINE BISHOP OF HIPPO CONFESSIONS
Written by J.G. Pilkington; Justin Lovill. Illustrated by Simon Brett.
Stock no. 2129689
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1993. Slightly better than very good condition.

Translated by Pilkington, edited by Lovill. Beige boards, leather title block with gilt title. Colour frontispiece. Spine has faded with small bump. Slip case is very good - a few scuff marks.

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