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TAINE'S NOTES ON ENGLAND
Written by Hippolyte Taine; Edward Hyams.
Stock no. 2135189
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1957. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A nineteenth-century Frenchman's view of the manners and morals of the English. Brown boards with black/gilt title block to spine. B/w illustrations. Translated with an introduction by Hyams. Page browning. Wrapper is browned with tears and chips; some loss and scuffed.

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CAFE RACERS: SPEED, STYLE AND TON-UP CULTURE
Written by Paul D'Orleans.
Stock no. 2135177
Published by Motorbooks. 1st 2014. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour photos throughout by Michael Lichter. ISBN: 9780760345825. Couple of heavy bumps along cover edges. Contents are still excellent! Wrapper is a bit edge-creased with a few marks.

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THE DIARY OF A VILLAGE SHOPKEEPER 1754-1765
Written by Thomas Turner; David Vaisey. Illustrated by Miriam Macgregor.
Stock no. 1321380
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1998. Slightly better than very good condition.

Edited by David Vaisey. Blue cloth spine, marbled boards. B/w engravings. Top edge red. Contents fine. Minimal rubbing to cover edges. Minimal scuffing to slipcase.

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WHAT I SAW IN LONDON; OR, MEN AND THINGS IN THE GREAT METROPOLIS
Written by David W. Bartlett.
Stock no. 2135019
Published by Derby And Miller. Circa 1852. Good condition.

Red cloth with gilt title and decorations to spine; blind decorations covers. B/w frontis. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some chipping and loss to cloth at these areas. Grubby marks to covers. Foxing throughout.

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IMPRESSIONS OF LONDON SOCIAL LIFE
Written by E.S. Nadal.
Stock no. 2135015
Published by Scribner Armstrong And Company. 1st USA 1875. Good condition.

Red/brown cloth with gilt title to spine. With Other Papers. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; chipping and loss to top and tail of spine. Stitching has broken in a couple of places (especially between pages 48-49), so contents are starting to come loose. A reading copy only!

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SOCIETY IN THE NEW REIGN
Written by T.H.S. Escott.
Stock no. 2134951
Published by T. Fisher Unwin. 1st 1904. Good condition.

Red cloth with gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. Spine is browned with chipping and fraying to cloth at top and tail. Corners are worn with some bumping. Small part of a newspaper cutting stuck to front pastedown. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges. A few margin marks. Some page edge nicks. Contents are generally still very good.

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HILL AND ADAMSON'S THE FISHERMEN AND WOMEN OF THE FIRTH OF FORTH
Written by Sara Stevenson.
Stock no. 1822070
Published by Scottish National Portrait Gallery. 1st 1991. Slightly better than very good condition.

First announced in 1844, only in 1991, 147 years later, is it published. A collection of b/w and sepia photographs with some history. Card wraps. ISBN: 0903598159. Front edge of spine lightly faded. Minor foxing to lower edge of text block. Contents fine.

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IN WELL BEWARE: THE STORY OF NEWBURG PRIORY AND THE BELASYSE FAMILY 1145-1977
Written by Geoffrey Ridsdill Smith.
Stock no. 2134852
Published by Roundwood Press. 1st 1978. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Maroon cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0900093684. SIGNED by author to half-title page and to some letters enclosed. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Wrapper is torn and chipped with some tape repairs to verso; a little loss.

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DIARY OF WILLIAM TAYLER, FOOTMAN 1837
Written by William Tayler; Dorothy Wise; Ann Cox-Johnson.
Stock no. 2134798
Published by St. Marylebone Society. 1962. Almost very good condition.

Card wraps. St. Marylebone Society Publication No. 7. Browning to spine and cover edges. Creasing to some cover corners.

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PEPYS'S DIARY (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Samuel Pepys; Robert Latham.
Stock no. 1821961
Published by Folio Society. 1997. Slightly better than very good condition.

Three volumes. Blue cloth with gilt decorations and titles. Colour and b/w plates. Selected and edited by Latham. Second printing. Minor foxing to text block. Else contents fine. Contained in publisher's slipcase in almost fine condition.

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THE ENGLISH INN PAST AND PRESENT
Written by A.E. Richardson; H. Donaldson Eberlein.
Stock no. 1821794
Published by B.T. Batsford. 1st 1925. Very good condition.

A Review of its History and Social Life. Burgundy cloth, gilt decorations. Colour frontis and numerous b/w photographs & illustrations. Top edge burgundy. Top & tail of spine and corners lightly rubbed. A few minor marks to boards. Text block & endpapers browned. Rear joint just starting to crack but binding tight. Hinges pulled. Grease spot to rear endpaper has eaten through paper and corresponding minor brown spot to last few pages of index.

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THE BLACK DEATH
Written by Philip Ziegler.
Stock no. 1821535
Published by Folio Society. 1998. Slightly better than very good condition.

Dramatic black, red and gold pictorial cloth. Colour plates. Brown endpapers depicting the Spread of the Black Death in Europe. Second printing. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase with some scuffing and slight bumps to sides.

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