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ENGLAND 1945-2000
Written by Felipe Fernandez-Armesto.
Stock no. 1608363
Published by Folio Society. 2001. Nearly fine condition.

A History of England series. Blue cloth, gilt titles. Colour and b/w illustrations and photographs. 624 pages. Contained in a blue slipcase.
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A HISTORY OF ROME FROM THE FOUNDATION OF THE CITY TO THE SOLE RULE OF JULIUS CAESAR
Written by Theodor Mommsen.
Stock no. 1608361
Published by Folio Society. 2006. Fine condition.

Translated by W.P. Dickson, introduced by Anthony Grafton, Edited by C.J. Shepherd. Brown leather spine with raised bands and gilt title, blue cloth boards with vignette to front. Blue ribbon page marker. Gilt top edge. B/w plates. A few tiny wear spots to leather of spine. Contained in a brown slipcase.
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THE LONG WEEKEND
Written by Robert Graves; Alan Hodge.
Stock no. 1608359
Published by Folio Society. 2009. Fine condition.

A Social History of Great Britain 1918-1939. Colour photographic pictorial boards. Colour and b/w photos. Contained in a burgundy slipcase.
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ENGLAND UNDER THE TUDORS
Written by Geoffrey R. Elton.
Stock no. 1608358
Published by Folio Society. 1997. Fine condition.

A History of England series. Blue boards, gilt decorations. Colour and b/w illustrations. Contained in a blue slipcase which has some bumping and rubbing to corners.
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INDIA: A HISTORY (2 VOLUMES)
Written by John Keay.
Stock no. 1608353
Published by Folio Society. 2004. Fine condition.

Large format. Volume I - Red/gold decorated cloth. Volume II - Green/gold decorated cloth. Colour photos. Contained in a near fine slipcase (bump to edge).
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THE RISE AND FALL OF THE HOUSE OF MEDICI
Written by Christopher Hibbert; Harold Acton.
Stock no. 1608350
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1998. Nearly fine condition.

The Medici were superlative patrons and collectors of art. Blue cloth. Colour photos. Top edge gilt. Some scuffing to gilt of titleblock on spine. Contained in a very good slipcase.
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FROM AN ACORN, THE TREE
Written by Harry Lewis.
Stock no. 1608341
c. 1949. Very good condition.

Card wraps. Bound with cord through spine. 44 pages. B/w photos. A history of the Wandsworth Gas Company. Special supplement to The Wandgas Magazine. Covers a little scuffed and darkened. Cover edges creased. Grubby mark to page 37.
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THE ENGLISH COUNTRY CHAIR
Written by Ivan Sparkes.
Stock no. 1608339
Published by Spurbooks Limited. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An illustrated history of chairs and chairmaking. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0902875361. Spine bumped. Wrapper is lightly edge worn.
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WOODLAND CRAFTS IN BRITAIN
Written by Herbert L. Edlin.
Stock no. 1608336
Published by David & Charles. 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An Account of the Traditional Uses of Trees and Timbers in the British Countryside. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0715358529. Wrapper spine faded.
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THE HISTORY OF WOODWORKING TOOLS
Written by W.L. Goodman.
Stock no. 1608334
Published by Bell & Hyman. 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w illustrations. A standard work of reference.
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FROM BLERIOT TO SPITFIRE
Written by David Ogilvy; Roland Beamont; John Lewis; et al.
Stock no. 1608333
Published by Airlife. 1st 1977. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Flying the historic aeroplanes of the Shuttleworth Collection. Compiled and edited by Ogilvy. B/w photos. ISBN: 0950454346. SIGNED by six contributors on front endpaper. Wrapper spine is slightly faded.
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A HISTORY OF THE COUNTRYSIDE
Written by Margaret Potter; Alexander Potter. Illustrated by Margaret Potter; Alexander Potter.
Stock no. 1608330
Published by Penguin. 1946. Slightly better than 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. Staple rusted, otherwise clean and firmly bound.
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