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PENSEES
Written by Blaise Pascal; A.J. Krailsheimer; T.S. Eliot.
Stock no. 1821553
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2011. Nearly fine condition.

Black cloth, gilt title and decorations.Translated by Krailsheimer. Introduced by Eliot. 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. 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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HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH CHURCH AND PEOPLE
Written by Venerable Bede; R.E. Latham; Melvyn Bragg.
Stock no. 1821504
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2010. Nearly fine condition.

Brown cloth boards, blocked design in gilt and black to front, black title block with gilt title to spine. Colour plates. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase with slight scuffing.

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THE AUTHENTIC GOSPEL OF JESUS
Written by Geza Vermes.
Stock no. 1320842
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2009. Very good condition.

Red cloth spine and rear cover with gilt title. Colour pictorial front board. Colour illustrations. xxvi + 468 pages. Top edge gilt. Creasing to last page (index) and to rear free-endpaper. Contained in publisher's brown slipcase which is scuffed.

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THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER
No author listed. Illustrated by Albert Durer; Hans Holbein.
Stock no. 1320764
Published by Folio Society. 5th 2007. Nearly fine condition.

The Book of Common Payer and Administration of the Sacraments and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church according to the use of the United Church of England and Ireland Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David Pointed at they are to be sung or said in Churches. Ornamented with wood cuts from designs of Albert Durer, Hans Holbein, and others. In imitation of Queen Elizabeth's Book of Christian Prayers. Foreword by Sir Patrick Cormack. Green leather spine with gilt toolings and title, marbled paper sides. B/w woodcuts throughout. Top edge gilt, other edges green. Green ribbon page marker. Minimal rubbing to corners. Contained in publisher's green slipcase which has a small bump and small split at top opening corner.

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THE MONKS OF WAR
Written by Desmond Seward.
Stock no. 1821386
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2000. Slightly better than very good condition.

The Military Orders. Vivid red, black and gilt front cover, gilt title to spine. Orange decorative endpapers. Colour & b/w illustrations. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is a little scuffed.

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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. White boards, maroon title label. 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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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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