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CATHERINE THE GREAT
Written by John T. Alexander.
Stock no. 1320928
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1999. Slightly better than very good condition.

Beautiful scarlet textured cloth. Colour illustrations. xxiv + 532 pages. Spine is very slightly faded. Some slight wear to edge of title-label on spine. Original slipcase is edge rubbed and slightly scuffed.

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THE ISLAND OF SAKHALIN
Written by Anton Chekhov.
Stock no. 1320912
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1989. Very good condition.

Beige cloth boards, blocked design to front and spine, gilt title to spine. Burgundy endpapers and top edge of text block. B/w photos. xvii and 287 pages. Spine slightly bumped and grubby. Red slipcase is lightly bumped and worn at corners.

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BLACK SEA: THE BIRTHPLACE OF CIVILISATION AND BARBARISM
Written by Neal Ascherson.
Stock no. 1320902
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. Minimal bumping to base of spine and minimal rubbing to corners. Top edge of textblock slightly dusty. Original brown slipcase has a bumped at one opening corner and very lightly scuffed.

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CLEOPATRA: A LIFE
Written by Stacy Schiff; Lucy Hughes-Hallett.
Stock no. 1821576
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2016. Nearly fine condition.

Intoduction by Lucy Hughes-Hallett. Vivid blocked cloth design to boards. Colour illustrations. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is slightly scuffed.

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MONTAILLOU: CATHARS AND CATHOLICS IN A FRENCH VILLAGE 1294-1324
Written by Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie; Barbara Bray.
Stock no. 1821543
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2005. Nearly fine condition.

Translated by Barbara Bray. Red pictorial cloth with gilt and black titles. Colour illustrations. Top edge red. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase with minor scuffing.

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THE SPICE ROUTE
Written by John Keay.
Stock no. 1821533
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2005. Slightly better than very good condition.

Bright orange silk covered boards with gilt title to spine and decorations to front. Endpapers are a map of the Spice Route. Colour illustrations throughout. 302 pages includes index. Unusually for this book, the spine is not faded or discoloured. Rubbing to the gilt on spine (author's name affected). Small mark to base of spine, small bump to top of spine and lower front corner. Else contents fine. Contained in publisher's slipcase with a small bump to top open edge.

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THE SILK ROAD
Written by Frances Wood.
Stock no. 2134557
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2002. Very good condition.

Turquoise silk covered boards with gilt decorations, gilt title to spine. Endpapers form maps of the Silk Road in Central Asia. Colour photos and illustrations. 270 pages includes index. Book is faded to spine with a few faint marks to front cover and spine. Pictorial slipcase is bumped at front edge with slight damage, also small crack at base.

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CATHERINE THE GREAT
Written by John T. Alexander.
Stock no. 1320804
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1999. Nearly fine condition.

Beautiful scarlet textured cloth. Colour illustrations. xxiv + 532 pages. Book itself is fine. Slipcase is just slightly rubbed at edges.

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L'ARMEE FRANCAISE
Written by Jules Richard. Illustrated by Edouard Detaille.
Stock no. 2134520
Published by Waxtel & Hasenauer. 1st USA 1992. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An Illustrated History of the French Army 1790-1885. Large format. Colour & b/w illustrations. Text in English. ISBN: 0963255800. A few small knocks to spine. Wrapper is faded to spine.

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BLACK SEA: THE BIRTHPLACE OF CIVILISATION AND BARBARISM
Written by Neal Ascherson.
Stock no. 1821400
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. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which has some light scuffing.

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THE RISE AND FALL OF THE HOUSE OF MEDICI
Written by Christopher Hibbert; Harold Acton.
Stock no. 1821355
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1998. Very good condition.

The Medici were superlative patrons and collectors of art. Foreword by Harold Acton. Blue cloth. Colour photos. Top edge gilt. Gilt title block to spine is rubbed. Otherwise contents fine. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is rubbed at edges with a bump to both open edges.

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THE GOODMAN OF PARIS
Written by Eileen Power.
Stock no. 1821329
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1992. Very good condition.

Translated and with an Introduction and Notes by Eileen Power. Green cloth. Colour pictorial onlay to front. Colour plates. A treatise on moral and domestic economy by a citizen of Paris c1393. Spine slightly faded. Text block slightly dust stained. Contents fine. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly stained.

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