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1 Nouvelles Etudes D'Histoire: Publiees A L'Occasion Du XVe Congres International Des Sciences Historiques, Bucharest, 1980, (2 Volumes)
Academie Des Sciences Sociales et Politiques (ed.) Academiei Republicii Socialiste Romania Bucuresti 1980 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - 9.75" Tall 
Edited volume of essays, in two volumes. Text is in various languages, differs for different essays. Black cloth bindings with silver titles. Both volumes have a previous owner's name and date written on the front endpaper and have a red ink ownership stamp on the title page. Volume one has a small piece missing from the bottom corner of the title page. The dust jackets both have some light wear to the edges. Both volumes have additional wraparound bands - some discolouration and tears to these. pp. 326; 385. The dust jackets are supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jackets against wear. A HEAVY set - overseas postage will be higher than our standard rate and will be charged at cost; NO extra charges for delivery within the UK mainland; small charge may apply to islands, N. Ireland and Scottish highlands. Discount available for collection from our North Oxfordshire retail shop. 041956 
Price: 45.00 GBP

 
16 Lost City of the Incas: The Story of Machu Picchu and its Builders
Bingham, Hiram The Folio Society London 2004 Hardcover Fine Slipcase Near Fine Book 4to - over 9> - 12" tall 
An excellent copy in an excellent, near fine slipcase. pp.xviii, 266. HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK, as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK. Discount available for collection from our shop premises - please enquire. 103237 
Price: 18.50 GBP

 
 
2 Sir Roger de Coverly
Addison, Joseph ; Steele, Sir Richard ; Budgell, Eustace ; edited by John Hampden, with wood engravings by Richard Shirley Smith The Folio Society London 1968 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
2nd impression of this Folio Society edition. In very good condition. This is an ex-Folio Society file copy - on the front pastedown is a sticker with publication date, edition, number of copies printed (2500) and cost per copy. 158pp. No other marks. Lacks slipcase. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 103764 
Price: 10.50 GBP

 
17 The Reign of Elizabeth 1558-1603 (The Oxford History of England)
Black, J. B. Oxford at the Clarendon Press | Oxford University Press 1988 0198217013 / 9780198217015 Hardcover Very Good Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
2nd edition. Some foxing to the top closed textblock edge. Otherwise in excellent condition throughout. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear). pp. xxvi, 539, maps and tables. 102319 
Price: 14.50 GBP

 
 
3 The Vikings (Ancient Peoples and Places Series)
Arbman, Holger Thames and Hudson London 1961 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Blue cloth boards. Dust jacket tidy except short tear at head of spine. Not price clipped [30s net]. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). No previous owner's names or inscriptions. 212pp. 101836 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
18 Pavilions of the Heart (The Four Walls of Love)
Blanch, Lesley Weidenfeld and Nicolson 1974 0297766929 / 9780297766926 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Pink cloth boards. Some foxing to the prelims and to outer closed textblock edges. No names or inscriptions. Dust jacket price clipped, has a short tear at the top edge and a faded spine. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 192pp. 102734 
Price: 10.50 GBP

 
 
4 The Changing English Village 1066-1914 : A History of Bledington, Gloucestershire in its Setting 1066-1914
Ashby, M. K. ; with a foreword by Joan Thirsk The Roundwood Press Kineton 1974 0900093358 / 9780900093357 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Original red cloth binding. VG. Clean. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is chipped and torn at the edges. Not price clipped (£5.50 net on front flap), the DJ is now supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 425pp. 22cm. 101718 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
19 The Western Front - Part III, March 1917. Trench Scenery.
Bone, Muirhead Published by Authority From The Offices of Country Life Ltd London 1917 Soft cover Good Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
Thin card covers, no dust jacket. Some light scattered foxing, mostly confined to the margins except Plate 56 (Distant Amiens) which has more noticeable foxing. Stapled binding. Staples rusted with slight marks showing through the covers. The binding has pulled at the last plate, exposing the staples. 20 plates. Part 3 of a 10-part publication depicting the Armed Forces in the First World War. Bone was appointed as Britain's first official war artist in May 1916. 31cm x 24cm. 103256 
Price: 28.50 GBP

 
 
5 Making a Killing : The Explosive Story of a Hired Gun in Iraq
Ashcroft, Captain James ; with Clifford Thurlow Virgin Books Ltd London 2006 1852273119 / 9781852273118 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. VG+ condition. A little bumped at the spine ends. Otherwise a clean tight copy. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 241pp. 100985 
Price: 9.50 GBP

 
20 Drake
Bradford, Ernle Hodder and Stoughton 1965 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Original blue boards. Very slight fading to the board edges. Binding firm. Clean condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. 251pp. Dust jacket lightly bruised at spine ends and corners. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 104318 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
 
6 FLOREAT A Photographic Impression of Cheltenham College
Ashcroft, David (foreword by) Published by The Practical Photographic Society at Cheltenham College 1970 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
Book Condition: Very Good; Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Bound in dark blue cloth. A few tears to the edges of the dust jacket. No names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose archival-quality clear film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket from future wear. DJ not price clipped. HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK, as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK. Discount available for collection from our shop premises - please enquire. 103661 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
21 The Book of Books: The Radical Impact of the King James Bible 1611-2011
Bragg, Melvyn Hodder and Stoughton 2011 1444705156 / 9781444705157 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
In very good and clean condition. Textblock tight. Appears only lightly / barely read. No names or inscriptions. Minor bruising to dust jacket edges and slight mark on the front cover of the dust jacket where a previous shop price sticker has been removed. DJ not price clipped [£20]. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 370pp. 103037 
Price: 12.50 GBP

 
 
7 Mission to Tashkent
Bailey, Lieutenant-Colonel F. M. ; introduction and epilogue by Peter Hopkirk The Folio Society London 1999 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
In good, clean condition but there is a forward lean to the spine and a page reference written on the front endpaper. No other marks. Slight bumps to a couple of corners. Lacks slipcase. Printed on Balmoral Wove paper and bound in quarter red cloth with paper sides printed with a facsmilie of the author's false passport as Joseph Kastamuni. pp. xxiii, 269. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 104097 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
22 The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World [3 Volumes in slipcase]
Braudel, Fernand ; translated from the French by Sian Reynolds The Folio Society 2000 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
The books are in excellent condition but they do have a few tiny scattered foxing spots to the outer textblock edges (they are really tiny). The slipcase has a bump to one corner. The books appear barely read / unread. Printed on Grosvenor book wove paper and bound in full buckram cloth blocked with a design of type ornaments by Bernard Roberts. An attractive set. HEAVY books - a large postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK, as this set costs much more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK. Discount available for collection from our shop premises - please enquire. 103051 
Price: 39.00 GBP

 
 
8 Edinburgh, Lothians and the Borders : Exploring Scotland's Heritage
Baldwin, John The Stationery Office Edinburgh 1997 0114952922 / 9780114952921 Soft Cover New 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
New soft back RRP. £10.99. 228pp. 043235 
Price: 10.99 GBP

 
23 Sentimental Murder: Love and Madness in the Eighteenth Century
Brewer, John HarperCollins London 2004 000257134x / 9780002571340 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, clean, tight, near fine condition. Unmarked. No names or inscriptions. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. x, 340. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 103715 
Price: 9.50 GBP

 
 
9 The Pastons: A Family in the Wars of the Roses
Barber, Richard (edited by) The Folio Society 2001 Hardcover Fine Slipcase Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Third Folio Society impression (with new binding). Both book and slipcase are in excellent FINE condition. Printed on St. Paul's Wove paper and bound in full printed cloth. 208pp. 102305 
Price: 13.50 GBP

 
24 A History of France from the Death of Louis XI, Volume V: France in 1515
Bridge, John S. C. Oxford at the Clarendon Press | Oxford University Press Oxford 1936 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Publisher's original dark blue cloth. In very good, clean condition. Small written on the rear pastedown; otherwise clean and bright throughout. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. xvi, 366. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 019599 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
10 The Modern History of Japan (SIGNED COPY)
Beasley, W. G. Weidenfeld & Nicolson London 1963 First Edition Green Cloth Very Good No Jacket 8vo - 8.75" Tall SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR
Inscribed by the author on the front endpaper: 'To Eric Forrester with best wishes from Bill Beasley September 1963'. A nice copy. Very slight spine lean only. 352pp. Image available on request. 022758 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
25 Six War Years 1939-1945: Memories of Canadians at Home and Abroad
Broadfoot, Barry Paper Jacks Ontario 1979 077377114X / 9780773771147 Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
2nd printing. Second hand paperback in very good, clean condition. There is a brief gift inscription written on the front endpaper and the pages are slightly tanned / darkened. Binding tight. A nice, clean copy. pp. xii, 417. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 002923 
Price: 9.50 GBP

 
 
11 The Great Plague in London
Bell, Walter George ; edited and introduced by Belinda Hollyer The Folio Society London 2001 Hardcover Near Fine Slipcase Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
In excellent, near fine condition. There are some very light foxing spots to the top outer textblock edge. Printed on St Paul's Wove paper. Bound in full black cloth, blocked with a design by Francis Mosley. pp. xxiv, 256. 102751 
Price: 18.50 GBP

 
26 English Costume in the Age of Elizabeth, The Sixteenth Century
Brooke, Iris (drawn and described by) Adam & Charles Black London 1938 Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Reprint. First published in 1933. Original orange boards. No dust jacket. Previous owner's name and address written on the front free endpapers. A few minor foxing spots to the outer closed textblock edges. Some shadowing to the endpapers. 87pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 104261 
Price: 9.50 GBP

 
 
12 Tableaux D'Histoire Générale : Présentation Synchronique des Principaux Événements Contemporains a Travers Les Siècles.
Berthier, J. ; Lauvernier, C. ; Introduction de M. Émile Picard Société Mercasia Paris 1930 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
Large folio volume. Red boards faded at the spine and edges. Cloth frayed and rubbed at spine ends and corners. A few pale grey marks to the boards. A brief contemporary gift inscription is written on the second front free endpaper. Book of chronological timeline tables charting French history from the 6th Century B.C. Covers major events thematically - Politics, Religion, Philosophy, Letters, Arts, Sciences, & others. 14.5" tall. Large heavy volume - we may need to charge a supplement for delivery to destinations outside the UK, but will contact you with a quote before processing your order (NO extra charges for UK delivery). French text. 101066 
Price: 35.00 GBP

 
27 The Folio History of Ancient Greece: 4 Volumes in a Slipcase. The Lyric Age; The Persian Wars; The Classical Age; The Hellenistic Age
Burn, A. R. [The Persian Wars; The Lyric Age]; Hornblower, Simon [The Classical Age]; Walbank, F. W. [The Hellenistic Age] The Folio Society London 2002 Hardcover Fine Slipcase Near Fine Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
Excellent, fine condition books in a near fine slipcase - a slight mark to one side. Books are all tight and pristine; appear unread. Printed on St. Paul's wove paper and bound in cloth with a printed and blocked design by Grahame Baker. A super set. VERY HEAVY set. No additional postage charges to send these within the UK mainland; UK islands and N. Ireland please ask for a postage quote - an additional fee will be necessary. Overseas postage is likely to be very expensive - please enquire if you would like a quote. A discount is on offer if you would like to collect from our shop premises in N. Oxfordshire - please enquire. 103478 
Price: 72.00 GBP

 
 
13 The Life of John Calvin
Beza, Theodore Evangelical Press Webster, NY 1997 085234404x / 9780852344040 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Second hand paperback in excellent condition. Clean and tight. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 144pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 104003 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
28 The Society of Oxford Home-Students: Retrospects and Recollections (1879-1921)
Butler, R. F. & Prichard, M. H. (eds.) The Oxonian Press (For Private Circulation) Oxford 1930 Blue Cloth Very Good No Jacket 12mo - 7.5" Tall 
Minor wear to cover edges. Pages are lightly tanned. Tidy. 142pp. Image available on request. 041959 
Price: 29.95 GBP

 
 
14 Une Oeuvre de Theodore de Beze: Response a la confession du feu duc lean de Northumbelade, n'agueres decapite en Angleterre.
Beze, Theodore De; Chaubard, A.-H (introduction) Presses Academiques 1959 Soft Cover Good Good 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" 
Premiere reimpression de l'edition de 1554. Text French. No names or inscriptions. Paperback with wrap around dust jacket. The dust jacket has some short tears and chips to the edges. pp. 32; 36 + index. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 026169 
Price: 18.50 GBP

 
29 Ellen Buxton's Journal, 1860-1864
Buxton, Ellen; Creighton, Ellen R. C. (ed.) Geoffrey Bles London Soft Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Paperback with dust jacket. Previous owner's name to the half-title page. Pages are otherwise clean and bright. The dust jacket is noticeably faded, both front and back. 96pp.Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 032961 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
15 The Warwickshire Parish Clergy in the later Middle Ages [Dugdale Society Occasional Papers, No. 17]
Bill, P. A. The Dugdale Society 1967 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Booklet. Stapled binding. Some light underlining in pencil and a few pencilled notes in the margins. Spine slightly faded. 29pp. 103391 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
30 Bad Faith: A Forgotten History of Family and Fatherland
Callil, Carmen Jonathan Cape Ltd London 2006 0224078100 / 9780224078108 Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent FINE condition. Clean, tight and appears unread. Unmarked. pp. xxvi, 614. 030585 
Price: 16.00 GBP

 
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