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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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RITES AND RELIGIONS OF THE ANGLO-SAXONS
Written by Gale R. Owen.
Stock no. 1822205
Published by David & Charles; Barnes & Noble Books. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The development of religious beliefs in Anglo-Saxon England, and the influence of religion upon everyday life. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0715377590. Spine a little faded, top corners bumped. Large bookplate to front pastedown. Contents clean. Yellow dustwrapper is grubby and heavily faded at spine.

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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. 1822162
Published by Folio Society. 2005. Slightly better than very good condition.

Reprinted with new binding. Contains: The First Crusade; The Kingdom of Acre; The Kingdom of Jerusalem. Blue paper boards with gilt title to spine and gilt decoration to sides. Colour plates. Twelfth printing. Minor bump to top of spine of two volumes. Else a fine set contained in publisher's slipcase which is slightly bumped at top open edge and scuffed.

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SAINTS & SINNERS: A HISTORY OF THE POPES
Written by Eamon Duffy.
Stock no. 1822134
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2009. Slightly better than very good condition.

Red cloth with gilt blocked design to front and spine. Colour pictorial endpapers. Colour plates. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is scuffed and lightly marked (VG condition).

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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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THE MONKS OF WAR
Written by Desmond Seward.
Stock no. 1321120
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2000. Nearly fine condition.

The Military Orders. Vivid red, black and gilt front cover, gilt title to spine. Orange decorative endpapers. Colour & b/w illustrations. Still in original shrinkwrap. Some light damp(?) spotting to slipcase.

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PARADISE LOST
Written by John Milton; Peter Ackroyd; John Wain. Illustrated by William Blake.
Stock no. 1821530
Published by Folio Society. 2004. 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. Third printing. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly scuffed and has a tiny nick to one corner.

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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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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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