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THE GREAT FIRE OF LONDON IN 1666
Written by Walter George Bell.
Stock no. 2131804
Published by Folio Society. 2003. Fine condition.
An abridgement of the revised edition first published in 1951 by The Bodley Head. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine, red & gilt illustration to front. Endpapers show map of the fire. Colour & b/w illustrations. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.
FIVE DAYS IN LONDON, MAY 1940
Written by John Lukacs; Philip Ziegler.
Stock no. 2131802
Published by Folio Society. 2012. Nearly fine condition.
Green cloth with white title to spine; picture of Winston Churchill to front. B/w photos. Light wear to base of spine. Slip case is better than very good.
THE KINGS OF ENGLAND EVER SINCE IT WAS SO CALLED
Written by Robert Glover; Thomas Milles.
Stock no. 2131763
Published by Folio Society. 1995. Nearly fine condition.
Leather spine with paper boards. Small bump to top of spine. Slip case is very good - a few marks and light bumping.
THE LIVES OF GEORGE AND ROBERT STEPHENSON
Written by Samuel Smiles; Eric De Mare.
Stock no. 2131722
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1975. Very good condition.
Green covers with gilt titles. Pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour & b/w illustrations. Bumping to spine. Light spotting to covers. Inscription in ink to verso of frontis. Some foxing to pages, especially prelims. Slip case is good - has splits at edges, with chips of loss and some marks.
Written by Charles Dickens; Rosalind Vallance. Illustrated by George Cruikshank.
Stock no. 2131716
Published by Folio Society. 1972. Slightly better than very good condition.
Pale cloth with dark brown title to spine and large vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations. Slip case is almost very good - split along couple of edges, some bumps and nicks at corners.
MEMORIES OF BANBURY: AN ILLUSTRATED RECORD OF AN OXFORDSHIRE CHILDHOOD
Written by Marjory Lester.
Stock no. 1818559
Published by Marjory Lester. 1st 1986. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Limited edition of 3,000 copies. A lavishly illustrated book of 52 coloured illustrations of Banbury, full of charm and amusing anecdotes and reminiscences. Oblong format. Blue cloth boards, gilt titles. ISBN: 0951212702. Pictorial dustwrapper is heavily faded from blue to white across half of the front panel and the spine.
Written by Terry Underwood.
Stock no. 1818558
Published by Terry Underwood. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Book One Photographs of Old Newport up to and including the Year 1920. Brown cloth, gilt. Sepia photos. ISBN: 0907143008. Text block browned. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn with a few closed tears and a few foxspots.
BARRY THE CENTENARY BOOK
Written by Donald Moore.
Stock no. 1818555
Published by The Barry Centenary Book Committee. 1st 1984. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
496 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 0950973807. Spine slightly cocked. Name & address label to front pastedown.
WARREN JAMES AND THE DEAN FOREST RIOTS
Written by Ralph Anstis.
Stock no. 1818554
Published by Albion House. 1st 1986. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
The full story of the riots in the Forest of Dean in 1831 and how they were suppressed. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0951137107. Foxing to top edge of text block. Corners bumped. Green pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed and laminate is lightly creased.
LETTERS TO VICKY
Written by Queen Victoria; Andrew Roberts.
Stock no. 1818540
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2011. Fine condition.
The Correspondance between Queen Victoria and Her Daughter Victoria, Empress of Germany, 1858-1901. Selected and introduced by Andrew Roberts. Blue cloth boards with elaborate blocked design to front board and spine, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos. Contained in publisher's blue slipcase which is scuffed and has small splits to either side of one open edge.
RESTORATION LONDON: EVERYDAY LIFE IN LONDON 1660-1670
Written by Liza Picard.
Stock no. 1818538
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2012. Fine condition.
Introduced by Jenny Uglow. Red cloth boards with gilt title to spine and a gilt blocked design to front board. Colour illustrations. Colour pictorial endpapers. Contained in publisher's slipcase in very good condition.
THE JUBILEE YEARS 1887-1897
Written by Roger Hudson.
Stock no. 1818513
Published by Folio Society. 1st 1996. Fine condition.
Blue cloth spine, gilt title. Pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations. Contained in publisher's blue slipcase in very good condition.