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THE RISE AND FALL OF THE MEDIEVAL MONASTERY
Written by Christopher Brooke.
Stock no. 2128369
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2006. Fine condition.
Highly decorated burgundy cloth, gilt. Colour and b/w photos. Slip case is better than very good - a few light marks.
THE MONKS OF WAR
Written by Desmond Seward.
Stock no. 1816744
Published by Folio Society. 2001. Fine condition.
The Military Orders. Vivid red, black and gilt front cover, gilt title to spine. Orange decorative endpapers. Colour & b/w illustrations. Second printing. Contained in publisher's black slipcase in fine condition.
A HISTORY OF THE CRUSADES (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Steven Runciman.
Stock no. 2127200
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1994. 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. Foxing to outer page edges, else books are fine. Slip case in very good condition; some browning and a little wear.
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.
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.
THE ATLAS OF THE CRUSADES
Written by Jonathan Riley-Smith.
Stock no. 2126213
Published by Times Books. 1st 1991. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
More than 120 vivid maps accompanied by linking narrative, contemporary accounts and illustrations it follows the military campaigns in detail and includes new reconstructions of crusader cities and settlements. Edited by Riley-Smith. Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. 192 pages. ISBN: 0723003610. Bumping to spine and corners. Contents are still excellent. Edge-creasing to wrapper.
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.
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.
THE CHILDHOOD OF JESUS
Written by Harold Jones. Illustrated by Harold Jones.
Stock no. 2123605
Published by Victor Gollancz. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Blue-tone illustrations. Easy-to-read text. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few nicks; also browned and foxed.
THE LIFE OF JESUS OF NAZARETH PORTRAYED IN COLOURS
No author listed. Illustrated by William Hole.
Stock no. 1316408
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. circa 1909. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
80 colour plates. Preface by William Sinclair and introductory note by George Adam Smith. Black cloth with elaborate gilt decoration to front cover and spine. Spine and corners bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and some fingering to contents. One plate has been re-inserted and has slightly ragged/grubby edges (affects margin only, not actual picture). Dustwrapper is edge chipped with loss and grubby, some tape repairs on verso.
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.
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.