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HISTORY (FOREIGN)

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TRAVELS IN THE INTERIOR OF AFRICA
Written by Mungo Park.
Stock no. 1816738
Published by Folio Society. 1986. Fine condition.

Introduction and epilogue by John Keay. Blue cloth, pictorial onlay to front. B/w illustrations. Second impression. Contained in publisher's red slipcase which is lightly scuffed else fine.

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MEMOIRS OF THE MOGUL COURT
Written by Niccolao Manucci.
Stock no. 1816686
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1957. Slightly better than very good condition.

Grey and yellow patterned cloth. B/w illustrations. Spine slightly cocked. Contained in a grey slipcase which is worn.

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A HISTORY OF THE ARAB PEOPLES
Written by Albert Hourani.
Stock no. 1816620
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2009. Fine condition.

Blue decorated cloth, gilt title block to spine with black title. Colour plates. xxxii and 659 pages including index. Contained in publisher's black slipcase which is slightly scuffed.

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BLACK SEA: THE BIRTHPLACE OF CIVILISATION AND BARBARISM
Written by Neal Ascherson.
Stock no. 1816616
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2011. Nearly fine condition.

With a revised and updated foreword by the author. Black cloth spine with gilt titles and tooling, pictorial paper boards depicting view of Istanbul and the Bosporus c. 1880. Colour plates. Contained in publisher's brown slipcase in almost fine condition (slightly faded to one side and slightly scuffed to the other).

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THE CLASSICAL WORLD
Written by Robin Lane Fox.
Stock no. 1317472
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2013. Fine condition.

An Epic History of Greece and Rome. With a new introduction by the author. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Vignette to front cover. Top edge gilt. Colour and b/w photos. 671 pages includes index. A fine copy contained in dark blue slipcase which has very light scuff marks.

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THE RISE AND FALL OF THE HOUSE OF MEDICI
Written by Christopher Hibbert; Harold Acton.
Stock no. 2128008
Published by Folio Society. 1998. Nearly fine condition.

The Medici were superlative patrons and collectors of art. Blue cloth. Colour photos. Top edge gilt. Some wear to gilt title block to spine, else fine. Slip case is better than very good; some wear to corners.

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SNUFF BOTTLES OF CHINA
Written by Hugh M. Moss.
Stock no. 1816532
Published by Bibelot Publishers Limited. 1st 1971. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Chinese, with their long and carefully preserved fingernails, were unable to take a pinch of snuff in the European manner; and so they devised the snuff bottle, with its tightly stoppered narrow neck and attached small spoon. A fascinating book to the expert or the amateur. Large format. Brown cloth boards, gilt titles. Beige dragon decorated endpapers. Colour photos. ISBN: 0900449004. A few marks to pictorial dustwrapper.

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THE STORY OF CHANGI SINGAPORE
Written by David Nelson.
Stock no. 2127425
Published by Changi Publication Co.. 1974. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Fold-out page to rear. ISBN: 0950324302. Bumping to top and tail of spine; small fade mark to base of spine. Browning to outer page edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased with chips and tears; a little loss; faded to spine.

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HANNIBAL
Written by Ernle Bradford.
Stock no. 2127158
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1998. Slightly better than very good condition.

Red pictorial cloth, gilt picture to front. Colour photos. Slight wrinkle to cloth on rear cover - possibly not fully glued in printing process. Light foxing to outer page edges. Slip case has a few marks and light bumping.

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NICHOLAS AND ALEXANDRA
Written by Robert K. Massie.
Stock no. 2127149
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2002. Fine condition.

Blue textured cloth with imperial crest pattern, black title label with gilt title to spine. Maps to endpapers. B/w illustrations. This edition follows the text of the first edition of 1967 with minor emendations and the inclusion of a new introduction. 625 pages includes index. Photographic slip case has some light scuffs and wear.

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THOMAS BAINES AND THE NORTH AUSTRALIAN EXPEDITION
Written by Russell Braddon.
Stock no. 2127044
Published by Collins; Royal Geographical Society. 1st 1986. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large square format. Colour illustrations. Published in association with the Royal Geographical Society. ISBN: 0002175452. A few white marks to covers. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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LAWRENCE OF ARABIA'S WAR THE ARABS, THE BRITISH AND THE REMAKING OF THE MIDDLE EAST IN WWI
Written by Neil Faulkner.
Stock no. 2127042
Published by Yale University Press. 1st 2016. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Dark blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 9780300196832. A few light marks to covers.

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