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THE LARGER SPECIES OF RHODODENDRON
Written by Peter A. Cox. Illustrated by Margaret Stones.
Stock no. 1818325
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Devoted to the larger species of Rhododendron and covering every aspect of cultivation, as well as botanical descriptions. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos & illustrations. Top edge green. ISBN: 0713417471. Top & tail of spine lightly shelf worn. Minor foxing to text block and endpapers. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is slightly edge-creased.

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THE IMPERIAL ROMAN ARMY
Written by Yann Le Bohec.
Stock no. 1818262
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A look in detail at the structure and development of the army in the first three centuries AD, examining its organization, training and role in Roman Society, to see why it has always been accorded with such a prominent position in Rome's history and whether that view is justified. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0713471662. Name in ink to front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is price-cut.

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NATURAL SCIENCE BOOKS IN ENGLISH 1600 - 1900
Written by David M. Knight.
Stock no. 1818229
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 262 pages. The collector of scientific books will particularly value the extended bibliographies which follow each chapter. 4 colour and 56 black and white illustrations. Top edge green. ISBN: 071340728X. Light rubbing to lower edge of boards. A few minor grubby marks to text block. Pencil erasure mark to front endpaper. Contents clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at edges, worn at top & tail of spine.

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BIRDS IN SURREY 1900-1970
Written by Donald Parr.
Stock no. 2127542
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An authoritative survey of Surrey's birds. Mottled blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 293 pages including index. ISBN: 0713403292. Bookplate to front pastedown. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Browning/foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some fading to spine; edge browning.

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CHILDREN'S FASHIONS IN THE NINETEETH CENTURY
Written by James Laver.
Stock no. 2126735
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1951. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Batsford Colour Books. With an Introduction and Notes on the Plates by Laver. Colour illustrations. Some browning and foxing to pages. Wrapper is browned to spine with some edge-creasing and wear; a little chipping.

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CORUNNA
Written by Christopher Hibbert.
Stock no. 2126011
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. The history of the Battle of Corunna, part of the Peninsular War in 1809. Spotting to spine and cover edges. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some to page margins. Wrapper is edge-creased with some foxing and browning. A few tiny nicks at corners.

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THE RESTORATION OF POST-WAR CARS
Written by Peter Wallage.
Stock no. 2125861
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0713410906. Cover edges are browned. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks and some browning.

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THE LATE ROMAN ARMY
Written by Pat Southern; Karen R. Dixon.
Stock no. 1816051
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1996. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A comprehensive study of the late Roman army. Blue cloth boards, white title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 071347047X. Light scuffing to dustwrapper.

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THE ROMAN CAVALRY FROM THE FIRST TO THE THIRD CENTURY AD
Written by Karen R. Dixon; Pat Southern.
Stock no. 1317371
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1992. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The origins of the mounted units of the Roman army and their development from temporary allied troops to the regular alae and cohorts. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. 256 pages. B/w drawings by Dixon plus b/w photos. ISBN: 0713463961. Spine slightly bumped at top and tail. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed.

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ENGLISH HERITAGE BOOK OF SHRINES & SACRIFICE
Written by Ann Woodward.
Stock no. 1815775
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1992. Fine condition.

An analysis of Iron Age and Roman religious sites in Britain, concentrating on the evidence for the special buildings, shrines, and the various objects, alive, dead or symbolic which were offered up as sacrifices within them. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos & illustrations, a few colour plates. ISBN: 0713460849.

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NERO: THE END OF A DYNASTY
Written by Miriam T. Griffin.
Stock no. 1815138
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1984. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Dr. Griffin analyses the reign of Nero in terms of the Emperor's attitude and initiative and then provides a diagnosis of his fall in which his personality is seen interacting with the political institutions he inherited. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. Top edge burgundy. B/w plates. ISBN: 0713444649.

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BRITAIN IN THE EARLY NINETEENTH CENTURY
Written by A.D. Harvey.
Stock no. 1815118
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1978. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A detailed study of Britain during the opening years of the nineteenth century - the years of the struggle against Napoleon and the period which saw the final stages of the emergence of the two-party system in parliament. Red boards, gilt title to spine. 395 pages including index. ISBN: 0713410329. Light browning to endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned and lightly scuffed.

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