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SAINT JOAN OF ARC
Written by Vita Sackville-West. Illustrated by Chris Daunt.
Stock no. 1320422
Published by Folio Society. 1995. Slightly better than very good condition.

Blue cloth, silver title to spine and sword vignette to front. Blue maps to endpapers. Colour frontis. Woodcuts as chapter headers. Spine lightly faded. A couple of small marks to front cover. Contained in publisher's sliver slipcase which is scuffed.

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EMPIRES OF THE NILE
Written by Derek A. Welsby; David W. Phillipson.
Stock no. 1320414
Published by Folio Society. 2008. Nearly fine condition.

Black cloth with gilt title and decorations to spine and decorations to front cover. Endpapers are maps. Printed on Abbey wove paper. Top edge gilt. Book has minimal bumping to top front corner else a fine copy. Publisher's slipcase is bumped at corners and lightly scuffed at edges and has a dent to centre of one of the panels.

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HISTORY OF THE WAR IN THE PENINSULA
Written by William Napier; Brian Connell.
Stock no. 1320413
Published by Folio Society. 1973. Very good condition.

Blue cloth with beautiful gilt decoration. Spine slightly bumped and faded. Publisher's grey slipcase is browned at edges with some splitting.

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THE HOLE IN THE WALL
Written by Arthur Morrison. Illustrated by Val Biro.
Stock no. 1320412
Published by Folio Society. 1978. Slightly better than very good condition.

Olive green pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Spine slightly bumped at top and tail, title to spine slightly rubbed. Publisher's blue slipcase is ever so slightly edge rubbed.

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ENGLAND'S GLORY: THE MORELAND STORY
Written by Peter Campion.
Stock no. 1821259
Published by Tempus. 1st 2005. Fine condition.

History of Gloucestershire's Moreland dynasty of match manufacturers. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w & colour photos. ISBN: 0752435671. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to half-title page.

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THE RETURN OF THE GREAT BRITAIN
Written by Richard Goold-Adams.
Stock no. 1821258
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. A dramtically personal insight into the SS Great Britain Project and the fight to save this great ship. ISBN: 0297771442. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to title page. Boards discoloured along top edge. Text block browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine and top front panel, top edges worn with lightly chipping. Includes two invitation cards to SS Great Britain Project Royal Banquet 1992.

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BRITAIN AFTER ROME THE FALL AND RISE 400-1070
Written by Robin Fleming.
Stock no. 1821257
Published by Allen Lane. 1st 2010. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Part II of the Penguin History of Rome. Black boards, gilt title to spine. xxii and 457 pages including index. ISBN: 9780713990645. Top edge of text block lightly browned. Black pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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LORD BLEDISLOE OF LYDNEY
Written by Cyril Hart.
Stock no. 1821256
Published by Forest of Dean Newspapers. 1st 1957. Very good condition.

A Tribute to the Right Hon. Viscount Bledisloe Prepared for the Occasion of his 90th Birthday 21st September 1957 by Hart. Cream pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. SIGNED by the author (Best wishes) to title page. Contents clean. Clear film (not adhesive) stuck to covers using glue to inside covers as a protection.

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THE INDUSTRIAL HISTORY OF DEAN: WITH AN INTRODUCTION TO ITS INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY
Written by Cyril Hart.
Stock no. 1821254
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

xxvii + 466 pages. B/w photos. Covering the Charcoal Iron industry; the Coke Iron industry; Iron Working; Mining of Iron Ore and Ochre; Coal Mining; Stone, Clay and Lime; Gold Mining; Silviculture; Wood Chemical Works and Distillation Works; Fulling Mills, Corn Mills and Agriculture; Paper and Leatherboard; Communications and Transport; Miscellaneous Industries of the Past; The Changed Industrial Scene. Plus Index of Subjects, Place-names and Personal Names. ISBN: 0715352881. SIGNED by the author (Best wishes) to title page. Ex-lib with minimal stamps and bookplate. Text block grubby. One or two foxspots to margins. Light bumping along lower edge of boards. Pictorial dustwrapper is very lightly creased.

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COLEFORD: THE HISTORY OF A WEST GLOUCESTERSHIRE TOWN
Written by Cyril Hart.
Stock no. 1821253
Published by Alan Sutton. 1st 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A fully illustrated history of this West Gloucestershire town and its neightbourhood. xxx + 573 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 0862990912. SIGNED by the author (best wishes) to title page. Light tape marks to top of spine and boards. Name & date in ink to front pastedown. Text block browned and with some foxing. Else contents clean. Green pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and has foxspots to flaps.

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ROMAN BRITAIN: A NEW HISTORY
Written by Guy De La Bedoyere.
Stock no. 1821251
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 2006. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

An illuminating new account of Britain as a Roman province. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w & colour illustrations and photos. ISBN: 9780500051405. Dustwrapper spine slightly faded.

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MOSAICS IN ROMAN BRITAIN: STORIES IN STONE
Written by Patricia Witts.
Stock no. 1821250
Published by Tempus. 2007. Nearly fine condition.

The stories illustrated in mosaics graphically link us to the world of the Romans. Roman culture, the passing of time, and the evocation of protection and prosperity were popular themes along with scenes from the arena and the hunt. This book identifies the figures of known mosaics from Roman Britain and explains what they would have meant to a contemporary viewer and discusses their significance. White pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations and a few colour. ISBN: 9780752434216. Reprint.

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