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THE FACE OF BATTLE
Written by John Keegan.
Stock no. 2135286
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2008. As new condition.

Pictorial boards. Colour & b/w photos and illustrations. Physical conditions of fighting. Slip case is fine. Still in original shrink wrap - UNOPENED! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE OREGON TRAIL
Written by Francis Parkman; Frank McLynn.
Stock no. 2135285
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2008. As new condition.

Green cloth boards with gilt titles and borders, blocked design of cowboys to front and spine. Cream maps to endpapers of Francis Parkman's Western Journey May to September 1846. Introduced by McLynn. Colour plates. Slip case is fine. Still in original shrink wrap - UNOPENED! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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TACITUS THE ANNALS OF IMPERIAL ROME
Written by Michael Grant; Theodore K. Rabb; Cornelius Tacitus.
Stock no. 2135284
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2006. As new condition.

Translation, Introduction, Notes and Bibliography by Michael Grant, Preface by Theodore K. Rabb. Brown cloth boards with gilt title to spine and vignettes to spine and front. Front endpapers are map of The Roman Empire, rear endpapers are a map of Rome. Colour plates. xxxviii and 420 pages including index. Slip case appears fine. This item is still in original shrink wrap - UNOPENED! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE GREEK MYTHS (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Robert Graves; Kenneth Mcleish. Illustrated by Grahame Baker.
Stock no. 2135272
Published by Folio Society. 2002. Slightly better than very good condition.

2 Volumes. Brown cloth spine with gilt titles and border. Pictorial covers. Introduction by McLeish. Some light wear to cover corners. Slip case in better than very good condition - a few tiny marks.

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PLUTARCH LIVES
Written by Plutarch; Arthur Hugh Clough. Illustrated by David Rooney.
Stock no. 1822175
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2010. Nearly fine condition.

A four volume set based on the Dryden Translation and edited by A.H. Clough: The rise of Classical Greece; The Age of Empire-Builders; From Kings to Consuls; The Age of Caesar. Biographies of Green & Roman figures. Red cloth boards with gilt decorations and titles. B/w plates. A fine set contained in publisher's slipcase in almost fine condition - some scuffing.

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THE HISTORY OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE VOL V-VIII
Written by Edward Gibbon.
Stock no. 1822174
Published by Folio Society. 2004. Very good condition.

Reissued with new binding. Cream paper binding. Red and blue title labels. 4 volumes. Fourteenth printing. Minor grubby marks to spine of volumes VII & VIII else a fine set contained in publisher's slipcase in slightly better than very good condition with a few scuffs.

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THE RETREAT FROM MOSCOW
Written by Sergeant Bourgogne; Vincent Cronin.
Stock no. 2135149
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1985. Very good condition.

Grey/blue pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. The Memoirs of Sergeant Bourgogne 1812-1813. Bookplate to verso of front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Slip case is almost very good - has some surface paper damage and marks.

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THE CRETAN RUNNER
Written by George Psychoundakis; Patrick Leigh Fermor.
Stock no. 2135148
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2009. Slightly better than very good condition.

The author's story of the German occupation of Crete in World War Two. Translated and with an introduction by Patrick Leigh Fermor. Colour pictorial boards. B/w photos. Some spots to outer page edges. Slip case is very good - some marks and a few indentation marks.

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SHORT STORIES
Written by Ernest Hemingway; David Hughes. Illustrated by Ian Beck.
Stock no. 2135147
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1986. Slightly better than very good condition.

Black cloth spine. Pictorial boards. Selected and with an Introduction by David Hughes. Foxing to outer page edges. Slip case is very good - some foxing/fading and nicks to corners.

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THE MAKING OF THE MODERN WORLD (4 VOLUMES)
Written by Eric J. Hobsbawm.
Stock no. 1822163
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2005. Nearly fine condition.

Four volume set. Titles are: The Age of Revolution 1789-1848; The Age of Capital 1848-1875; The Age of Empire 1875-1914; The Age of Extremes 1914-1991. Blue cloth boards, silver title to spines, blocked design to front. Colour & b/w illustrations. A fine set contained in publisher's slipcase which is a little scuffed.

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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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MUSIC FOR KING HENRY
Written by Nicolas Bell; David Skinner.
Stock no. 1822161
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2009. Slightly better than very good condition.

A facsimile of a Royal Choirbook. Very large format. Burgundy cloth spine, cream boards with gilt & foil decorations. Limited edition of 500 copies and 20 lettered copies. 36 pages. Coloured frontispiece and ornamented initial letters. Also includes a commentary volumes which has red cloth spine with gilt title and pictorial front board. Colour illustrations and 117 pages. Also included is a CD: Henry's Music Motets from a Royal Choirbook Songs by Henry VIII. This is copy 55 of 500. CD is MISSING. A lovely set contained in publisher's slipcases which are lightly scuffed. The song book has a bump to tail of spine which also transfers to inside tail of gutter edges (see photos). There is some transference of red dye from the slipcase to the very outer edges of the song book (minor). All contained in original packaging from the Folio Society.

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