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A NERVOUS SPLENDOR VIENNA 1888-1889
Written by Frederic Morton.
Stock no. 1818138
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2006. Fine condition.

Red silk boards with gilt title to spine. Colour pictorial endpapers. Sepia and colour photos. Contained in publisher's pictorial slipcase in fine condition.
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GOD'S ENGLISHMAN: OLIVER CROMWELL AND THE ENGLISH REVOLUTION
Written by Christopher Hill.
Stock no. 1818135
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2013. Fine condition.

Black & yellow cloth, yellow title to spine. Contained in publisher's black slipcase in fine condition.
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THE BLACK DEATH
Written by Philip Ziegler.
Stock no. 1818134
Published by Folio Society. 1998. Fine condition.

Dramatic black, red and gold pictorial cloth. Colour plates. Brown endpapers depicting the Spread of the Black Death in Europe. Second printing. Contained in publisher's near fine black slipcase which is slightly scuffed.
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POMPEII & HERCULANEUM CITIES OF VESUVIUS
Written by Michael Grant.
Stock no. 1818132
Published by Folio Society. 2007. Fine condition.

Brown pictorial cloth. Colour photos. Fifth printing. Contained in publisher's black slipcase in near fine condition, being slightly scuffed.
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TEN DAYS THAT SHOOK THE WORLD
Written by John Reed.
Stock no. 1818130
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2006. Fine condition.

A political classic featuring the Bolshevik Revolution of 7 November 1917. Red pictorial cloth boards, black title to spine, red title to front. Endpapers are maps. B/w photos. Contained in publisher's slipcase in near fine condition, slightly scuffed.
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WHAT ARE THE SEVEN WONDERS OF THE WORLD?
Written by Peter D'Epiro; Mary Desmond Pinkowish. Illustrated by Richard Beards.
Stock no. 1818128
Published by Folio Society. 2011. Fine condition.

And 60 Other Great Cultural Questions. Black cloth spine with gilt title, colourful pictorial paper boards. Brown endpapers. B/w illustrations. Ninth printing. Contained in publisher's slipcase in almost fine condition - slight scuffing.
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IF THIS IS A MAN
Written by Primo Levi. Illustrated by Jane Joseph.
Stock no. 1818126
Published by Folio Society. 2005. Nearly fine condition.

The author's time in the death camp at Auschwitz. Blue cloth boards, silver title to spine & vignette to front & rear. B/w illustrations. Fifth printing. A few minor marks to covers. Contained in publisher's navy blue slipcase in fine condition.
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MONSOON TRADERS: THE MARITIME WORLD OF THE EAST INDIA COMPANY
Written by H.V. Bowen; John McAleer; Robert J. Blyth.
Stock no. 1818112
Published by Scala Publishers. 1st 2011. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The maritime story of the East India Company is one of wealth, power and the pursuit of fortune but is also a story of conflict, conquest and piracy on the high seas. This book explores the Company's origins and its early encounters with Asia, as well as its rise to wealth and trading pre-eminence. Cream paper boards, silver title to spine. B/w pictorial endpapers. Colour illustrations. 192 pages including index. ISBN: 9781857596755. Top & tail of spine and corners lightly bumped. Title to spine reads from bottom to top suggesting the contents are bound upside down in the covers (but not noticeable unless you look at the title to spine). Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.
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A HISTORY OF MONMOUTHSHIRE THE HUNDRED OF TRELECH
Written by Joseph Bradney.
Stock no. 1318242
Published by Academy Books. 1st thus 1992. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Volume 2 Part 2 of A History of Monmouthshire from the coming of the Normans into Wales down to the present time. Large format. B/w illustrations. Facsimile of the 1913 edition. ISBN: 1873361165. Top of spine is bumped. Dustwrapper is slightly creased at top edges, a number of small indentations to front panel of wrapper.
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A HISTORY OF THE COUNTRYSIDE
Written by Margaret Potter; Alexander Potter. Illustrated by Margaret Potter; Alexander Potter.
Stock no. 1318241
Published by Penguin. Circa 1946. Very good condition.

Colour pictorial paperwraps with brown border and red title to front. Colour lithographs and b/w drawings. Puffin Picture Book No. 37. Slight rubbing to cover edges, tiny tear to lower edge of front cover. A nice copy.
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TICKETS OF THE WELSH HIGHLAND RAILWAY 1922-1936
Written by Derek Lystor; John Keylock.
Stock no. 1818101
Published by Welsh Highland Railway Heritage Group. 1st 2007. Fine condition.

Large format. Stapled cardwrap booklet. 40 pages plus appendix to rear. Colour illustrations of tickets.
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MONMOUTHSHIRE WRITERS
Written by W.J. Townsend Collins.
Stock no. 1318140
Published by R.H. Johns Limited. 1st 1945. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

More than 50 writers represented by quotation, biography and comment. A Literary History and Anthology. Uneven fading to covers. Light foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Pages opposite the photographs are slightly browned. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small chips and nicks; grubby to spine.
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