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UNDER THE STARS
Written by Richard Paterson. Illustrated by Sylvia Green.
Stock no. 1322924
Published by A.R. Mowbray & Co. Limited. 1st 1951. Very good condition.

First broadcast by the South African Broadcasting Corporation for Christmas 1947. Blue cloth spine, pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners just a little bumped and rubbed. Some light fading and foxing to spine. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing to prelims and last few pages.

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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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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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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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KYNNIVER LLITH A BAN
Written by John Fisher.
Stock no. 2126882
Published by University of Wales. 1st 1931. Very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt title to spine. xlvi pages of introduction in English, then 223 pages in Welsh. Early Gospels. Fading and some bumping to spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Some page edges are uncut.

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AS MAD AS A HATTER!
Written by David E. Evans.
Stock no. 1816357
Published by Alan Sutton. 1st 1982. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A History of Nonconformism in Dursley. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0904387909. Name in ink to front endpaper and a grubby mark. Text block a little grubby. Contents clean. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased and lightly scuffed.

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ENGLISH HERITAGE BOOK OF SHRINES & SACRIFICE
Written by Ann Woodward.
Stock no. 1815775
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1992. Fine condition.

An analysis of Iron Age and Roman religious sites in Britain, concentrating on the evidence for the special buildings, shrines, and the various objects, alive, dead or symbolic which were offered up as sacrifices within them. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos & illustrations, a few colour plates. ISBN: 0713460849.

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DEATH AND THE ENLIGHTENMENT
Written by John McManners.
Stock no. 1814950
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1981. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Changing attitudes to death among Christians and unbelievers in 18th century France. 619 pages. ISBN: 0198264402. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper.

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CAROLS
No author listed. Illustrated by Eleanor Fortescue Brickdale.
Stock no. 1506935
Published by Alexander Moring Ltd.. circa 1945. Almost very good condition.

Dark red cloth with gilt title and onlay. 14 carols. 6 double page spread colour plates; 5 other colour plates. 43 pages. 10.25 x 8". Spine faded and bumped with wear to ends. A little wear to corners. Uneven fading to front and rear cover. Ink inscription to front endpaper. Tiny hole to front joint. One hinge cracked. Foxing to endpapers, prelims and page edges. Light page edge browning. All plates present.

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A BOOK OF SAINTS
Written by J.M. Marsh. Illustrated by J.M. Marsh.
Stock no. 1810633
Published by Student Christian Movement Press. 1st 1937. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Ten christian saints. Each saint has a full page silhouette by way of illustration. Yellow paper boards with black titles and silhouette to front. Spine and corners bumped, top of spine torn across, boards a little grubby. Some minor scattered foxing to contents. Hinges pulled but stitching firm. Dustwrapper is worn at corners and spine with loss and browned/grubby.

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