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HEIRS OF THE FISHERMAN
Written by John-Peter Pham.
Stock no. 2132947
Published by Oxford University Press. Circa 2004. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Behind the Scenes of Papal Death and Succession. Red cloth spine, with gilt title. Brown boards. ISBN: 0195178343. A little pencil annotation.

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THE MAKING OF MR. GRAY'S ANATOMY
Written by Ruth Richardson.
Stock no. 2132946
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 2008. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, red title to spine. This book is a historical exploration of how the 'Doctor's Bible' - continuously in print for 150 years - was originally created. ISBN: 9780199552993. A little pencil writing to first page. Wrapper has some edge-creasing.

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PORTRAIT IN A MIRROR AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Written by Alexandra Hasluck.
Stock no. 2132943
Published by Oxford University Press. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue/green boards, gilt title to spine. Alexandra Hasluck is an historian. ISBN: 0195542983. A couple of grubby marks to wrapper.

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THE EMERGENCE OF THE MODERN MUSEUM
Written by Jonah Siegel.
Stock no. 2132939
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 2008. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

An Anthology of Nineteeth-Century Sources. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780195331134. Some pencil annotation to front endpaper. Couple of small scuffs to wrapper.

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RESISTING HITLER MILDRED HARNACK AND THE RED ORCHESTRA
Written by Shareen Blair Brysac.
Stock no. 2132938
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 2000. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Life and Death of an American Woman in Nazi Germany. White cloth spine, pale boards. ISBN: 0195132696. Some marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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A DICTIONARY OF MARXIST THOUGHT
Written by Tom Bottomore; et al.
Stock no. 2132937
Published by Oxford University Press. 1987. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Black cloth with gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0195621573. Mottling to covers - from possible damp at one time. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-torn, with a little loss; some grubby marks and foxing.

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A PEOPLE APART THE JEWS IN EUROPE 1789-1939
Written by David Vital.
Stock no. 2132936
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1999. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Dark boards, gilt titles. The 10th volume in The Oxford History of Modern Europe series. ISBN: 0198219806. Small dent/hole to spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some chips; tear hole/scuffing with tape repairs to verso on spine.

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CONCISE FLOWERS OF THE HIMALAYA
Written by Oleg Polunin; Adam Stainton. Illustrated by Ann Farrer.
Stock no. 1819251
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1987. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Based on the same authors' definitive Flowers of the Himalaya, published in 1984, this concise version covers as much as possible of the Himalayan flora in a more portable and less expensive form. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. B/w illustrations. 283 pages. ISBN: 0195618327. Large bookshop rubber stamp to front endpaper, name in ink to same. Browning to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and rubbed at corners.

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THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF OXFORD UNIVERSITY
Written by John Prest.
Stock no. 1819208
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A richly illustrated book telling the story of Oxford University from its origins in the Middle Ages to the present day. Edited by Prest. 404 pages. B/w and colour illustrations. ISBN: 0198201583. Light (difficult to discern) damp stain to front board which has also stained inside of dustwrapper (not visible to outside). Pictorial dustwrapper is rubbed at top corners, lightly creased to top edge and slightly faded to spine.

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OSTEND AND ZEEBRUGGE
Written by Roger Keyes; Charles Sanford Terry.
Stock no. 2132808
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1919. Very good condition.

The Dispatches of Vice-Admiral Sir Roger Keyes April 23:May 10,1918. An authentic record of what has been described as the finest feat of arms in the naval history of all times and all countries. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. 224 pages includes index. All plates present. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Small dent to front and rear cover. Newspaper clipping from 1919 referring to the unveiling of a Zeebrugge memorial at Canterbury fixed to front pastedown. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Small envelope with postmark dated May 1918 containing handwritten letter fixed to rear pastedown.

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THE OXFORD ANNUAL FOR CHILDREN 17TH YEAR
Written by Margaret Baker; Charles S. Bayne; Cecily M. Rutley; Cicely Englefield; et al. Illustrated by Mary Strange Reeve; Grace Lodge; M.A. Peart; A.H. Watson; Florence Harrison; et al..
Stock no. 2132699
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. Almost very good condition.

Large, heavy format. Red boards with large pictorial onlays to spine and front board (showing children playing with kites). Pictorial endpapers. Colour plates and illustrations in colour and b/w throughout. First story is "The Robber Baron". Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some surface paper damage to rear cover. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Foxing throughout.

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DIMSIE CARRIES ON
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. Illustrated by W. Bryce Hamilton.
Stock no. 2132694
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1942. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth, brown illustrations and title to front and spine. Colour frontis. 254 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some darkening to spine. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and page margins.

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