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THE BLACK DEATH
Written by Philip Ziegler.
Stock no. 1817075
Published by Folio Society. 2006. Fine condition.

Dramatic black, red and gold pictorial cloth. Colour plates. Brown endpapers depicting the Spread of the Black Death in Europe. Sixth printing. Contained in publisher's black slipcase which is very slightly scuffed.
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MOTORCYCLING AN ILLUSTRATED SOCIAL HISTORY
Written by Roger Fogg.
Stock no. 1817011
Published by Halsgrove. 1st 2013. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The Golden Age of motorcycles from the turn of the century to the mid 1960s, before the time when foreign makes put paid to Britain's manufacturers. Everyday experiences of ordinary riders who recorded their personal, sometimes intimate, interaction with their machines through the medium of photography. Large format. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780857041975. Bumping to top corners of boards, contents fine.
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THE CITY OF LONDON VOLUME III: ILLUSIONS OF GOLD 1914-1945
Written by David Kynaston.
Stock no. 1816901
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 1999. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. Pictorial endpapers showing map of London 1934. B/w photos. ISBN: 0701161507. Light scuffing to dustwrapper.
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THE CITY OF LONDON: VOLUME IV: A CLUB NO MORE 1945-2000
Written by David Kynaston.
Stock no. 1816896
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The culminating volume of his universally acclaimed history, the author leads us through the dramatic post-war years, from derelict bomb-sites to shimmering skyscrapers. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Map of the City of London in 1970 to endpapers. B/w photos. 886 pages including index. ISBN: 0701169494. Text block slightly grubby. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is lightly scuffed and slightly edge-creased.
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THE CITY OF LONDON: VOLUME II: GOLDEN YEARS 1890-1914
Written by David Kynaston.
Stock no. 1816891
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 1995. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The relationship between finance and politics come ever closer, culminating in the Marconi Scandal of 1912 the nearly saw the end of Lloyd George's career. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Pictorial endpapers showing map of London. B/w photos. ISBN: 0701133856. Top & tail of spine lightly worn, small, neat rubber stamped identity mark to lower edge of text block. Text block a little grubby. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased with a small closed tear to lower front panel.
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THE CITY OF LONDON: VOLUME I: A WORLD OF ITS OWN 1815-1890
Written by David Kynaston.
Stock no. 1816886
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The story of the City's nineteenth century ascent to its position as the world's leading international financial centre. The rise of the merchant banks, the growth of the Stock Exchange, the internationalisation of the money market, and the characters behind these developments. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Pictorial endpapers showing map of London. B/w photos. ISBN: 0701160942.
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ARDIZZONE'S KILVERT
Written by Rev. Francis Kilvert; William Plomer; Elizabeth Divine. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 1317580
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st thus 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Kilvert's diary edited by Plomer and abridged for children by Divine. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w text illustrations. ISBN: 0224012762. Minimal bumping to spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed and faded to spine.
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THE GENTLEMAN'S DAUGHTER
Written by Amanda Vickery.
Stock no. 2128201
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2006. Fine condition.

Women's lives in Georgian England. Peach decorative cloth. Colour illustrations. Pictorial slip case is better than very good; just some light wear.
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SEEDS OF CHANGE
Written by Henry Hobhouse.
Stock no. 1816731
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2007. Fine condition.

Six Plants that Transformed Mankind. Brown cloth spine with green title block and gilt title. Pictorial paper boards. Colour & b/w illustrations. Contained in publisher's green slipcase in fine condition.
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THE OXFORD ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MARITIME HISTORY (4 VOLUMES)
Written by John B. Hattendorf; et al.
Stock no. 2127952
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 2007. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth with black title labels to spine and front cover; gilt titles. Volume 1 covers Actium, Battle of, Ex Voto; Volume 2: Factory Ship, Navies: Japan; Volume 3: Navies: Portugal, Shipyards; Volume 4 Siebe, Augustus, Zheng He, Index. ISBN: 9780195130751. A few corners are bumped. Some marks to outer page edges.
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WILLIAM DOWNING EVANS: POETRY AND POVERTY IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY NEWPORT
Written by Ian Dear; Wendy Dear.
Stock no. 2127937
Published by South Wales Record Society. 1st 2011. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Edited by Ian and Wendy Dear. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780955338748. Light bumping to spine. Wrapper is a bit edge-creased.
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FIN-DE-SIECLE VIENNA POLITICS AND CULTURE
Written by Carl E. Schorske.
Stock no. 2127916
Published by Vintage Books. 1st thus 1981. Very good condition.

Card wraps. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0394744780. Some light creasing to cover edges.
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