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THE TRIUMPH OF THE BAROQUE: ARCHITEDCTURE IN EUROPE 1600-1750
Written by Henry A. Millon.
Stock no. 1823446
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 1999. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
This fascinating catalogue explores every facet of Baroque architecture in essays by a selection of scholars on such subjects as the political and religious use of architecture, the birth of the Baroque in Rome, landscape, fantasy and the education of the architect. Large format. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine, blind publisher's logo to front. Colour & b/w illustrations and photos. ISBN: 0500341745. Text block slightly grubby. Slight lean to spine. Contents clean. Black pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
Large format. The first comprehensive and well-researched overview of the many stunning examples of the art that still survive. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780789210760. Still in original shrink wrap - UNOPENED! This copy would make a wonderful gift.
THE CAMBRIDGE HISTORY OF GREEK AND ROMAN WARFARE (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Philip Sabin; Hans Van Wees; Michael Whitby.
Stock no. 2136589
Published by Cambridge University Press. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
Warfare was the single biggest preoccupation of historians in antiquity. In recent decades fresh textural interpretations, numerous new archaeological discoveries and a much boarder analytical focus emphasising social, economic, political and cultural approaches have transformed our understanding of ancient warfare. ISBN: 9780521857796. Still in original shrink wrap - UNOPENED! Wrap has a couple of tears to rear.
EVERYDAY AND EXOTIC POTTERY FROM EUROPE C. 650-1900
Written by David Gaimster; Mark Redknap.
Stock no. 1322489
Published by Oxbow Books. 1st 1992. Very good condition.
Studies in honour of John G. Hurst. Black glazed pictorial boards. 382 pages. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0946897476. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Evidence of removal of a small label to rear cover. Name in ink and some pencil erasure marks to front free-endpaper.
Describing the history of the 19th century metalliferous mines of West Cork in terms of their locations, periods of operations, tonnages of ore produced and numbers of workers employed. Green cardwraps. 288 pages. B/w photos, some colour. ISBN: 9780904040838. Covers edge rubbed. A few tiny marks to lower edge of text block.
Fourth Edition. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos, sketches and plans. ISBN: 0300052987. New impression. A nice, clean copy, appears unread.
Large almost square format. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations and photos. ISBN: 9789462580299.
Red cloth, gilt titles. B/w illustrations, 91 b/w and a few colour plates. 2nd edition revised. Spine lightly faded, gilt titles still bright. Foxing to text block and some foxing to contents. Hinges lightly pulled, binding is tight.
A Saga of Everyday Life on Board Radio Caroline. B/w photos. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0862280923. Spine and corners bumped. Some light marks to endpapers, top corner tip of front free-endpaper very slightly creased. Dustwrapper is slightly edge creased, some tiny white spots to front panel.
A Saga of Everyday Life on Board Radio Caroline. B/w photos. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0862280923. Spine and corners bumped. Dustwrapper is edge worn with small tear to top front corner.
Larger format. Card wraps. B/w photos. An unforgettable story of human courage recalled by the men of the 1st Airborne Reconnaissance Squadron. ISBN: 0950609617. Browning to covers. Creasing to spine and cover corners.
The bloodthirsty clash of civilisations by the master of classical history. Bound in blue printed and blocked cloth with a design by Kent Barton. 440 pages. Frontispiece, 24 pages of colour plates and 15 b/w integrated maps. Still in original shrinkwrap. This copy would make a wonderful gift.