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THE DECEIVERS (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Thaddeus Holt.
Stock no. 1318901
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2008. Fine condition.

Allied Military Deception in the Second World War. A two volume set. Grey cloth boards, silver title to spine, chequered decoration to front. B/w photos. Some light scuff marks to slipcase.

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A HISTORY OF THE INDIANS OF THE UNITED STATES
Written by Angie Debo.
Stock no. 1318900
Published by Folio Society. 11th 2013. Fine condition.

Dark green cloth boards, gilt title to spine, tall thin pictorial onlay to front. Brown endpapers. Colour & b/w illustrations and photos. Small white mark to one edge of the slipcase.

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THE COMPLETE TALES OF THE UNEXPECTED AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Roald Dahl. Illustrated by Helen Smithson.
Stock no. 1318899
Published by Folio Society. 2011. Slightly better than very good condition.

An omnibus volume containing Kiss Kiss, Over to You, Switch Bitch, Someone Like You, and eight further Tales of the Unexpected. Pictorial boards, red title to spine. Black endpapers. Colour plates. Re-issued in 2011, this is the fourth printing. Small bump to top of spine. Minimal scuffing to slipcase.

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THE CLASSICAL WORLD
Written by Robin Lane Fox.
Stock no. 1318898
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2013. Fine condition.

An Epic History of Greece and Rome. With a new introduction by the author. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Vignette to front cover. Top edge gilt. Colour and b/w photos. 671 pages includes index. Some slight scuffing to original slipcase else a fine copy.

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LIVES OF THE LATER CAESARS
Written by Anthony R. Birley. Illustrated by Sue Scullard.
Stock no. 1318897
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2005. Fine condition.

Grey patterned leather. B/w wood engravings. xxxvii and 583 pages including index. Top edge silver. Book is fine. Slipcase has a bump and a split to one edge.

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COUNT BELISARIUS
Written by Robert Graves; Lindsey Davis. Illustrated by David Hughes.
Stock no. 1318896
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2010. Nearly fine condition.

Black buckram spine, gilt titles. Vivid illustrated covers. Colour illustrations. Minimal rubbing to lower corners. Slipcase is very slightly scuffed.

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THE AGE OF GOLD
Written by H.W. Brands.
Stock no. 1318895
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2015. Fine condition.

The California gold rush and the new American dream. Black cloth with gilt titles. Black endpapers are maps. B/w photos. 562 pages. Original slipcase has a few light scuff marks.

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SIMPLE CUSTOM CHEERFULLY ILLUSTRATED
Written by Iain Moncreiffe. Illustrated by Don Pottinger.
Stock no. 1318894
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1954. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A book about the conventions and rites that influence your conduct. Red cloth, gilt title to spine and vignettes to front cover. Colour illustrations to text. Spine and corners bumped. Endpapers lightly browned else contents clean although there is a light musty smell throughout. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed and slightly grubby.

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SIMPLE HERALDRY CHEERFULLY ILLUSTRATED
Written by Iain Moncreiffe. Illustrated by Don Pottinger.
Stock no. 1318893
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1953. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Explaining Heraldry in a light-hearted and unusual way - with humour and wit. Red cloth, gilt title. Bright colour illustrations. 2nd reprint in same year as first edition. Spine slightly bumped. Endpapers lightly browned. Contents clean although there is a light musty smell throughout. Dustwrapper is sligthly browned and a little worn at spine and corners.

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STRUWWELPETER
Written by Heinrich Hoffmann.
Stock no. 1318892
Published by Routledge & Kegan Paul. Good condition.

Title inside book is "The English Struwwelpeter or Pretty Stories and Funny Pictures". Red cloth spine, pictorial front cover showing shock-headed Peter. Book list on rear cover. Colour illustrations. Covers are worn and scuffed. Damp stain to rear cover. Front joint is cracked at top half. Contents are browned but generally clean with a few small margin tears.

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TALLY HO
Written by Moyra Charlton. Illustrated by Lionel Edwards.
Stock no. 1318891
Published by Putnam. 8th 1936. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The story of an Irish Hunter. Pale orange cloth, dark brown titles. Colour frontis and 6 b/w plates. Spine and corners bumped. Foxspots to contents. Price-cut dustwrapper is browned and discoloured with wear to spine and corners.

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KIDNAPPED
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by N.C. Wyeth.
Stock no. 1318890
Published by Charles Scribner's Sons. Circa 1937. Very good condition.

The Adventures of David Balfour. Black cloth with large pictorial onlay to front and gilt title to spine. Pictorial endpapers. Colour title page and plates. Fold-out map. 289 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Cloth slightly grubby. Some scuffing to pictorial onlay. Top and bottom edges of textblock have been neatly trimmed during binding process, fore-edge has been roughly cut with some pages roughly opened causing marginal loss. Name in red felt-tip to front fly-leaf.

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