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FEAR AND TREMBLING
Written by Soren Aabye Kierkegaard; Alastair Hannay; Jonathan Ree. Illustrated by Paul Scheruebel.
Stock no. 1322254
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2014. Fine condition.

An investigation into the paradox of faith, and the author's complex analysis of Christianity and of human emotions. Red cloth boards with blocked design to front, black and silver title to spine. Colour plates. Still in original shrinkwrap (small hole to top of spine). This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE FARNESE HOURS
Written by Webster Smith.
Stock no. 1823234
Published by George Braziller. Slightly better than very good condition.

Blind tooled brown suede binding. Stunning colour illustrations. Reproduced from the Illuminated Manuscript belonging to the Pierpont Morgan Library. ISBN: 0807608564. Spine is slightly fading, silver title faded. Contents clean. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is a little scuffed.

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CHIVALRY
Written by Maurice Keen.
Stock no. 1823037
Published by Folio Society. 1st 2010. Nearly fine condition.

Pictorial boards with gilt title to spine and gilt and colour front board. Colour illustrations. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly scuffed.

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PARADISE LOST
Written by John Milton; Peter Ackroyd; John Wain. Illustrated by William Blake.
Stock no. 1823018
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2003. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Green leather spine with gilt title. Peach silk moiree covered boards. Top edge coloured. A Poem In Twelve Books by Milton with a preface by Ackroyd, an introduction by Wain and colour illustrations by Blake. Leather spine is sunned. Otherwise a fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase with some very light scuffing, minor rubbing/crease to lower open edge of printed side.

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THE RISE AND FALL OF THE MEDIEVAL MONASTERY
Written by Christopher Brooke.
Stock no. 1321933
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2006. Fine condition.

Highly decorated burgundy cloth, gilt. Colour and b/w photos. Both book and slipcase look unread and as new.

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BATH ABBEY: A HISTORY
Written by Kenneth Hylson-Smith.
Stock no. 1822834
Published by The Friends Of Bath Abbey. 1st 2003. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A comprehensive history. Blue boards, gilt title to spine, vignette to front. B/w photos and illustrations.

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THE RISE AND FALL OF THE MEDIEVAL MONASTERY
Written by Christopher Brooke.
Stock no. 1822217
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2006. Slightly better than very good condition.

Highly decorated burgundy cloth, gilt. Colour and b/w photos. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is scuffed.

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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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A HISTORY OF THE CRUSADES (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Steven Runciman.
Stock no. 2134705
Published by Folio Society. 1997. Nearly fine condition.

Contains: The First Crusade; The Kingdom of Acre; The Kingdom of Jerusalem. Light brown boards with blue and gold decoration. Colour plates. Tiny knocks to couple of spines at top and tail, else fine! Contained in a nearly fine slip-case. 6th printing.

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SECRET MEMOIRS OF A RENAISSANCE POPE
Written by Aeneas Sylvius Piccolomini.
Stock no. 1320239
Published by Folio Society. 1988. 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. Top edge of textblock is grubby. A few tiny chips at edges of title-label. Contained in publisher's beige slipcase which is a little grubby and marked.

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THE LAST CRUSADE: THE SEVENTH CRUSADE & THE FINAL BATTLE FOR THE HOLY LAND
Written by W.B. Bartlett.
Stock no. 1819609
Published by Tempus. 1st 2007. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The untold story of the disastrous seventh crusade. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 9780752443898. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and across top edge.

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THE PILGRIM'S PROGRESS
Written by John Bunyan.
Stock no. 2133068
Published by Milner and Company. Good condition.

In Three Parts. Wherein are discovered the manner of his setting out; his dangerous journey: and safe arrival at the desired country. A Life of the Author is also added, with explanatory notes by the Rev. W. Mason. Embellished with 8 steel plates and upwards of one hundred other engravings. A New Edition, Carefully Revised. Red cloth with gilt and black titles and decorations. Some damp marking to covers, which goes through to some pages internally. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Page edge browning. A few hinges are pulled.

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