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LET ME BE FREE: THE NEZ PERCE TRAGEDY
Written by David Lavendar.
Stock no. 1819055
Published by Harper Collins. 1st 1992. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The U.S. Army's war against seven hundred Nez Perce men, women, and children. Navy blue cloth spine with gilt title, cream paper boards with author initials in gilt to front board. Maps to endpapers. B/w photos. ISBN: 0060167076. Lower edge of boards rubbed. Text block slightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed.

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THE STONES OF VENICE
Written by John Ruskin; Jan Morris. Illustrated by John Ruskin.
Stock no. 2132313
Published by Folio Society. 2005. Fine condition.

The Stones of Venice was originally published in 3 volumes between 1851 and 1853. Ruskin believed that the best of Gothic architecture was to be found in Venice. This edition is in beautiful brick-red pictorial cloth with colour plates by Ruskin. 350 pages includes index. A fine copy in near fine slipcase.

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VALLEY OF THE SHADOW: THE SIEGE OF DIEN BIEN PHU
Written by Kevin Boylan; Luc Olivier.
Stock no. 1819054
Published by Osprey Publishing. 1st 2018. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The decisive battle of the First Indochina War (1946-54) was fought in the valley of Dien Bien Phu in northwestern Vietnam. Revealing the true VPA order of battle and the details of the severe logistical constraints within which the besiegers were forced to operate. Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781472824370. Base of spine bumped.

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PIERRE & MARIE THE STORY OF THE REAL FRENCH LIEUTENANT'S WOMAN
Written by Pauline Page-Jones.
Stock no. 2132312
Published by Pauline Page-Jones. 1st 2012. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The true story of the romance between a Napoleonic prisoner-of-war and a local Welsh girl. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos. 83 pages.

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THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD A HISTORY
Written by Laurence Brockliss.
Stock no. 2132311
Published by Oxford University Press. Circa 2016. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A complete history from its beginnings in the eleventh century to the present day. Black boards, gilt title to spine. 871 pages includes index. ISBN: 9780199243563. Title page missing else a fine copy in slightly marked dustwrapper which is rubbed at edges.

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TEA HISTORY TERROIRS VARIETIES
Written by Kevin Gascoyne; Francois Marchand; et al.
Stock no. 2132310
Published by Firefly Books Limited. 2nd 2017. Fine condition.

A comprehensive and beautifully illustrated reference to the world's most popular beverage. Square format. Pictorial card wraps. Colour photos. 271 pages. ISBN: 9781770853195. Just very slight rubbing at spine corners.

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IRONSIDES A LIFETIME IN THE LEAGUE
Written by A.K. Ambrosen.
Stock no. 2132309
Published by Yore Publications. 1st 1991. Fine condition.

Who's Who of Newport County 1912-1989. The Club is dead but the memories of over 600 players who wore the Black and Amber are faithfully recorded here. Yellow pictoral card wraps. B/w photos. 219 pages. ISBN: 0951332171.

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CWMBRAN CHAPTERS IN ITS HISTORY
No author listed.
Stock no. 2132308
Published by Cwmbran Community Council. 1st 1996. Nearly fine condition.

Collection of essays by various authors tracing the history of Cwmbran. Red pictorial glazed boards. B/w photos. 257 pages. ISBN: 0952743205. Spine slightly bumped at top and tail.

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THE MINERS AND COAL LEVELS OF GWENT
Written by Colin Spencer.
Stock no. 2132307
Published by The History Press. 2012. Fine condition.

Illustrating life as it was for the coal-level miners of Gwent throughout its industrial past. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. Britain in Old Photographs series. ISBN: 9780752452517.

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IN AND OUT OF THE FOREST
Written by Winifred Foley.
Stock no. 2132306
Published by Century. 1st 1984. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Autobiography. B/w photos and illustrations. Vividly evokes the vanished world of pre-war Gloucestershire. ISBN: 0712603654. Wrapper has small nick to top edge of rear panel.

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WELSH ADMINISTRATIVE AND TERRITORIAL UNITS, MEDIEVAL AND MODERN
Written by Melville Richards.
Stock no. 2132305
Published by University of Wales. 1st 1969. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The names and locations of medieval vills and townships together with their relationship to parishes, commotes and cantrefi. 324 pages including 104 b/w maps. Faint marks to covers, contents fine. Wrapper edge-chipped with slight loss, browned spine with small blemishes at top and tail.

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EMPIRES OF THE ANCIENT NEAR EAST (FOUR VOLUMES)
Written by H.W.F. Saggs; Alan Gardiner; J.M. Cook; O.R. Gurney.
Stock no. 1318678
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1999. Very good condition.

Four volume set. Pictorial cloth, gilt. Colour & b/w illustrations. The Babylonians by Saggs; The Egyptians by Gardiner; The Persians by Cook; The Hittites by Gurney. Each volume has a gold address label to the front free-endpaper along with a date in ink (7/99). Contained in original slipcase.

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