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ASOKA AND THE DECLINE OF THE MAURYAS
Written by Romila Thapar.
Stock no. 1818897
Published by Oxford University Press. 1963. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

An authoritative work based largely on the edicts of the Emperor Asoka, whose policies are analysed against the background of Mauryan civilization during the fourth and third centuries B.C. - on e of the most important periods of Indian history, which saw the emergence of a pattern that throws much light on the later developments of Indian civilization. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. 6 B/w plates. A few minor marks and bumps to boards. Minor foxing and browning to text block. Dustwrapper is lightly browned.

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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 SUN KING
Written by Nancy Mitford.
Stock no. 1818658
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2011. Fine condition.

Blue decorated cloth. 246 pages. Colour paintings. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is a little scuffed & marked.

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THE KINGS OF ENGLAND EVER SINCE IT WAS SO CALLED
Written by Robert Glover; Thomas Milles.
Stock no. 2131763
Published by Folio Society. 1995. Nearly fine condition.

Leather spine with paper boards. Small bump to top of spine. Slip case is very good - a few marks and light bumping.

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ROYALS AND THE REICH: THE PRINCES VON HESSEN IN NAZI GERMANY
Written by Jonathan Petropoulos.
Stock no. 1818249
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The author uses unprecedented access to royal archives to tell the fascinating story of the Princes of Hesse and the important role they played in the Nazi regime. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0195161335. Inscription in pencil to front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed to rear panel.

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QUEEN VICTORIA'S SKETCHBOOK
Written by Marina Warner. Illustrated by Queen Victoria.
Stock no. 2129798
Published by MacMillan. 1979. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Entirely illustrated with Queen Victoria's own works. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0333271327. Reprint. Wear to cover edges. Name in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is creased with some edge-tears and chips; a little loss.

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AN EXILED KING GUSTAF ADOLF IV OF SWEDEN (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Sophie Elkan.
Stock no. 2125659
Published by Hutchinson & Co.. 1st 1913. Almost very good condition.

Purple cloth with gilt titles to spines. B/w plates. Spines are both faded and bumped. A few marks to covers. Some corners are bumped. Foxing. Some uncut page edges.

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CHARLES XII AND THE COLLAPSE OF THE SWEDISH EMPIRE 1682-1719
Written by R. Nisbet Bain.
Stock no. 1816186
Published by G.P. Putnam's Sons. 1st 1895. Very good condition.

Heroes of the Nations series. Red cloth boards, gilt tooling and title to spine, gilt tooling and vignette to boards. B/w plates. xviii and 320 pages including index. Spine slightly sunned and rubbed at top and tail. Rear cover a little mottled. Bookplate to front pastedown. Name in ink to front endpaper. Front joint cracking. Binding tight and all plates present.

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THE CORONATION OF THE QUEEN
No author listed.
Stock no. 2124586
Published by The London Express Newspaper Ltd.. Very good condition.

Large oblong pictorial cardwraps. Includes stand-up model of the Royal State Coach. A little creasing to couple of edges. Pop-up in very good working order.

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CORONATION PROCESSION PANORAMA
No author listed.
Stock no. 2124577
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Very good condition.

Four scenes with movable pieces. Pictorial card wraps. Cut out pictures contained in envelope to rear. Some foxing and browning to covers. Cut out pieces of book have been taken out of envelope to rear and inserted into the spaces in the book.

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THE STORY OF THE FIRST QUEEN ELIZABETH
Written by L. Du Garde Peach. Illustrated by John Kenney.
Stock no. 2124235
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. 1st 1958. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Ladybird Series 561. Buff boards with colour vignette and titles. Colour illustrations. Wrapper is edge-creased, very faded to spine, with circular scuff marks to rear panel; a few nicks.

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THE STORY OF THE FIRST QUEEN ELIZABETH
Written by L. Du Garde Peach. Illustrated by John Kenney.
Stock no. 1609839
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. 1st 1958. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Ladybird Series 561. Buff boards with colour vignette and titles. Colour illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Inscription to verso of front endpaper. A few foxspots. price-cut wrapper is faded to spine, edge rubbed.

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