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HISTORY (FOREIGN)

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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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MONTAILLOU CATHARS AND CATHOLICS IN A FRENCH VILLAGE 1294-1324
Written by Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie; Barbara Bray.
Stock no. 2121978
Published by Folio Society. 2005. Fine condition.

Red pictorial cloth with gilt and black titles. Colour illustrations. Contained in a very good slip case that has a few marks and scuffs; a little bumping to a couple of edges.
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THE CIVILISATION OF THE RENAISSANCE IN ITALY
Written by Jacob Burckhardt.
Stock no. 2121921
Published by Folio Society. 2004. Slightly better than very good condition.

Very attractive green and gold pictorial cloth. Colour illustrations. xxviii + 451 pages. Spine is faded; a few light marks to outer page edges. Contained in a better than very good slip case that has light scuff marks and small dent to one edge.
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HISTORY OF THE CONQUEST OF MEXICO
Written by William H. Prescott.
Stock no. 2121919
Published by Folio Society. 1996. Fine condition.

Attractive green pictorial cloth with gilt title and highlights. Colour illustrations. With a Preliminary View of The Ancient Mexican Civilization and the Life of The Conqueror Hernado Cortes. Contained in a better than very good slip case that has small dent along one edge.
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THE SOURCE OF THE NILE: THE LAKE REGIONS OF CENTRAL AFRICA
Written by Richard Burton.
Stock no. 1812599
Published by Folio Society. 1996. Fine condition.

Brown pictorial cloth. 604 pages. B/w illustrations. Loosely inserted map. Third printing. A fine copy in a black slipcase which is slightly scuffed.
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NICHOLAS AND ALEXANDRA
Written by Robert K. Massie.
Stock no. 1812589
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2002. Fine condition.

Blue cloth boards with imperial crest patterned boards, 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. A fine copy in publisher's pictorial slipcase in almost fine condition.
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DON TROIANI'S REGIMENTS & UNIFORMS OF THE CIVIL WAR
Written by Earl J. Coates; Michael J. McAfee; Don Troiani. Illustrated by Don Troiani.
Stock no. 1812574
Published by Stackpole Books. 1st 2002. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour illustrations. Historical paintings of the American Civil War. ISBN: 081170520x. Slight scuffing to dustwrapper and light fading to spine. Otherwise a fine copy.
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THE FRONTIER ABLAZE: THE NORTH WEST FRONTIER RISING 1897-98
Written by Michael Barthorp. Illustrated by Douglas N. Anderson.
Stock no. 1812571
Published by Windrow & Greene. 1st 1996. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour Plates. B/w photos. 128 pages. An account of the operations of the Tochi, Malakand, Buner, Mohmand and Tirah Field Forces. ISBN: 1859150233. Very slight fading of boards at the very edge. Contents fine.
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RUSSIAN IMPERIAL GUARD
Written by Gerard Gorokhoff.
Stock no. 2121771
1st 2002. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Black boards, gilt titles. Text in Russian and English. B/w photos. ISBN: 5806700038. Some bumping to top and tail of spine. Mark to rear cover.
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THE FATAL SHORE
Written by Robert Hughes.
Stock no. 1608213
Published by Collins Harvill. 1987. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A history of the transportation of convicts to Australia 1878-1868. B/w illustrations. 688 pages. ISBN: 0002173611. Wrapper edge is lightly creased.
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NORTHERN SPAIN
Written by Edgar T.A. Wigram. Illustrated by Edgar T.A. Wigram.
Stock no. 2121430
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1906. Almost very good condition.

A & C Black Colour Book 20 Shilling Series. Yellow ochre cloth with attractive shell pattern. Gilt titles to front cover and spine. 75 tissue-guarded colour plates. Top edge gilt. Folding map. 2100 copies printed. Some bumping and wear to spine and corners. Front joint is cracked and showing some weakness. Foxing to outer page edges and a few page margins. Contents are very good indeed!
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GYPSIES FREE SPIRITS OF THE OPEN STEPPE
Written by Ljalja Kuznetsova.
Stock no. 1608190
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Dark boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Atmospheric photos that tell the stories of gypsy life in the former Soviet Union. ISBN: 0500542201.
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