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HISTORY (FOREIGN)

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NUBIA: CORRIDOR TO AFRICA
Written by William Y. Adams.
Stock no. 1814582
Published by Allen Lane; Princeton University Press. 1st thus 1984. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Reprinted with a new preface. Exploring the fascinating history of Nubia, the land which now lies beneath the waters of the Aswan High Dam. Brown cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w photos and illustrations. xxix and 797 pages including index ISBN: 0713905794. Boards clean. Text block slightly grubby with minor foxing at top edge. Contents otherwise clean.
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THE ANCIENT HISTORY OF THE NEAR EAST: FROM THE EARLIEST TIMES TO THE BATTLE OF SALAMIS
Written by H.R. Hall.
Stock no. 1814534
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 10th 1947. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Tenth Edition. An account of the ancient nations of the Near East including Greece, from the earliest times to the final defeat of the Persian attack on Greece in 480-479 B.C. Brown cloth boards, black title to spine. B/w plates and folding maps/plans. Text block browned. Minor foxing to contents. Small, neat name and address in ink to front endpaper. Plain light blue dustwrapper with dark blue titles is unevenly browned and has a few foxspots.
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DAILY LIFE IN ANCIENT ROME
Written by Jerome Carcopino; Henry T. Rowell; E.O. Lorimer.
Stock no. 1609643
Published by Folio Society. 2004. Nearly fine condition.

Attractive colour pictorial boards. Colour photos. The People and the City at the Height of the Empire. Contained in burgundy slipcase which has a small area of surface damage on one side panel.
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LIVES OF THE LATER CAESARS
Written by Anthony R. Birley. Illustrated by Sue Scullard.
Stock no. 1814347
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2005. Fine condition.

Grey patterned textured cloth. B/w wood engravings. xxxvii and 583 pages including index. Top edge silver. Contained in publisher's black slipcase which is slightly scuffed.
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DAILY LIFE IN ANCIENT ROME
Written by Jerome Carcopino; Henry T. Rowell; E.O. Lorimer.
Stock no. 2123513
Published by Folio Society. 2004. Fine condition.

Attractive colour pictorial boards. Colour photos. The People and the City at the Height of the Empire. Contained in a very good slip case with a few marks.
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THE ROSETTA STONE
Written by Robert Sole; Dominique Valbelle; W.V Davies.
Stock no. 2123489
Published by Folio Society. 2006. Fine condition.

The Decipherment of the Hieroglyphs. Pictorial paper boards, black title to spine. Cream endpapers. Colour & b/w illustrations. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.
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THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS
Written by Geza Vermes.
Stock no. 2123475
Published by Folio Society. 2000. Fine condition.

Cream and orange art vellum binding. B/w photos. Contained in better than Very good slip case that has a few light marks.
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THE CIVILISATION OF THE RENAISSANCE IN ITALY
Written by Jacob Burckhardt.
Stock no. 2123471
Published by Folio Society. 2004. Nearly fine condition.

Very attractive green and gold pictorial cloth. Colour illustrations. xxviii + 451 pages. Spine is faded. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.
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BATTLE CRY OF FREEDOM
Written by James M. McPherson.
Stock no. 2123452
Published by Oxford University Press. Circa 1988. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Civil War Era. The Oxford History of the United States Volume 6. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Red endpapers. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0195038630. 2nd printing. A few marks to endpapers. Page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased.
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BATTLE CRY OF FREEDOM
Written by James M. McPherson.
Stock no. 2123449
Published by Oxford University Press. Circa 2003. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The Civil War Era. The Oxford History of the United States Series. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Blue endpapers. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780195038637. Light bumping along a couple cover edges. Page edge browning. Wrapper is lightly edge-creased.
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LAWRENCE AND THE ARABS
Written by Robert Graves.
Stock no. 1814283
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1927. Very good condition.

Orange cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Faint foxing to spine, edges of cloth boards a little grubby. Browning to text block and endpapers.
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THE BURNING OF WASHINGTON: THE BRITISH INVASION OF 1814
Written by Anthony S. Pitch.
Stock no. 1814246
Published by Naval Institute Press. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A gripping narrative filled with vivid details. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 1557506922. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to title page. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine and slightly creased at top & tail of spine.
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