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HUNTING & STALKING DEER IN BRITAIN THROUGH THE AGES
Written by Geoffrey. Kenneth Whitehead.
Stock no. 1822186
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1980. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The history of hunting deer over the last thousand years, from the days before the Norman conquest up to the present. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0713420839. Large bookplate to front pastedown. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine and lightly scuffed.

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THE BOOK OF MARGERY KEMPE
Written by Margery Kempe; B.A. Windeatt; Alice Thomas Ellis. Illustrated by Chris Daunt.
Stock no. 1321581
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2004. Nearly fine condition.

A Woman's Life In The Middle Ages. Imitation vellum binding with bright colour decoration to front cover. B/w illustrations. Book is fine. Slipcase is slightly faded at opening edges which a couple of small white spots to one panel.

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THE MERCHANT OF PRATO
Written by Iris Origo.
Stock no. 1321579
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1984. Very good condition.

Burgundy cloth with gilt titles and decorations. Colour illustrations. Minimal bumping to spine else book is fine. Slipcase has a few brown spots to opening edges, a small patch of surface paper damage to one panel and splits at top and tail of spine.

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THE DESTRUCTION OF THE JEWS
Written by Flavius Josephus; G.A. Williamson. Illustrated by Garrick Palmer.
Stock no. 1321578
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1971. Slightly better than very good condition.

Translated and with an introduction by Williamson. Red cloth, gilt titles to spine. Decorated front cover. Numerous wood engravings. 195pp including index. Spine is slightly faded. Slipcase is a tiny bit edge rubbed.

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CONTEMPORARY CHRONICLES OF THE HUNDRED YEARS WAR
Written by Jean Le Bel; Jean Froissart; Enguerrand De Monstrelet.
Stock no. 1321577
Published by Folio Society. 1st 1966. Very good condition.

Blue leather spine with gilt title and vignettes. Patterned boards. 358 pages. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Spine is slightly edge rubbed. Slipcase is slightly edge rubbed and a has a small split at base of spine.

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PLINY A SELF PORTRAIT IN LETTERS
Written by Pliny; Betty Radice.
Stock no. 1321576
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1978. Slightly better than very good condition.

Light brown cloth with gilt/red decoration and red title block with gilt title to spine. Red endpapers depict maps. B/w frontis. Top edge red. Book itself is fine. Slipcase is faded and slightly worn at opening edges.

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ENGLISH ECCENTRICS
Written by Edith Sitwell; Mervyn Horder. Illustrated by Roland Pym.
Stock no. 1321575
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1994. Nearly fine condition.

Introduction by Mervyn Horder. Dark blue cloth spine, patterned boards. B/w illustrations. Minimal rubbing to corners else a fine book. Slipcase is marked to one of the spine edges where glue used to make the slipcase has seeped through, a tiny bump to one of the opening corners.

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THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER
No author listed. Illustrated by Albert Durer; Hans Holbein.
Stock no. 1321574
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2004. Nearly fine condition.

The Book of Common Payer and Administration of the Sacraments and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church according to the use of the United Church of England and Ireland Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David Pointed at they are to be sung or said in Churches. Ornamented with wood cuts from designs of Albert Durer, Hans Holbein, and others. In imitation of Queen Elizabeth's Book of Christian Prayers. Foreword by Sir Patrick Cormack. Green leather spine with gilt toolings and title, marbled paper sides. B/w woodcuts throughout. Top edge gilt, other edges green. Green ribbon page marker. Minimal rubbing of corners else a fine book. Slipcase is just a little scuffed with a tiny bump to one of the spine corners.

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DRAMATIC MONOLOGUES
Written by Robert Browning; A.S. Byatt. Illustrated by Richard Shirley Smith.
Stock no. 1321573
Published by Folio Society. 1992. Very good condition.

Burgundy cloth spine, decorative boards. Decorations to text. Second printing. Spine slightly faded and corners lightly rubbed. Contents fine. Some fading to slipcase at opening edges.

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SECRET MEMOIRS OF A RENAISSANCE POPE
Written by Aeneas Sylvius Piccolomini.
Stock no. 1321572
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1988. Slightly better than very good condition.

The Commentaries of Aeneas Sylvius Piccolomini Pius II. An abridgement. B/w illustrations. Full cream vegetable parchment ('Elephanthide'), with Piccolomini's crest blind stamped to front cover. Dark red leather title label to spine with gilt title. A few fox spots to spine else book is fine. A couple of tiny marks to slipcase.

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CLAUDIUS THE GOD
Written by Robert Graves; John Mortimer. Illustrated by Neil Packer.
Stock no. 1321571
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1995. Nearly fine condition.

... And his wife Messalina the troublesome reign of Tiberius Claudius Caesar, Emperor of the Romans (Born 10 BC, Died AD 54) As described by Himself; also his murder at the hands of the notorious Agrippina (mother of the Emperor Nero) and his subsequent deification, as described by others. Introduction by John Mortimer. Purple cloth, gilt decorations. Colour & b/w illustrations. Top edge purple. Book is fine. A couple of very faint scuff marks to slipcase.

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LIFE
Written by Richard Fortey.
Stock no. 1321569
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2008. Fine condition.

An Unauthorised Biography. A Natural History of the First Four Thousand Million Years of Life on Earth. Large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine, gilt & peach floral design to front. Colour endpapers showing fish fossils. Colour photos throughout. Still in original shrinkwrap so not sure of edition and looks fine.

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