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HISTORY (FOREIGN)

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A HISTORY OF CHINESE CIVILISATION (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Jacques Gernet.
Stock no. 1814042
Published by Folio Society. 2006. Fine condition.

2 volume set. Brown covers with gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w plates. 6th printing. Contained in publisher's slipcase with large pictorial onlay to one side.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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A SHORT HISTORY OF CHINESE CIVILIZATION
Written by Richard Wilhelm.
Stock no. 1813944
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1929. Almost very good condition.

Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine, embossed vignette to front. Endpapers are maps. Colour frontis and b/w plates & illustrations to text. Text block browned. Heavy foxing to prelims and last couple of pages.
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EMPIRES OF THE NILE
Written by Derek A. Welsby; David W. Phillipson.
Stock no. 1813919
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2008. Fine condition.

Black cloth with gilt title and decorations to spine and decorations to front cover. Endpapers are maps. Printed on Abbey wove paper. Top edge gilt. Contained in publisher's brown slipcase.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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A HISTORY OF THE ARAB PEOPLES
Written by Albert Hourani.
Stock no. 1813918
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.
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TEN DAYS THAT SHOOK THE WORLD
Written by John Reed.
Stock no. 1813913
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2006. Fine condition.

A political classic featuring the Bolshevik Revolution of 7 November 1917. Red pictorial cloth boards, black title to spine, red title to front. Endpapers are maps. B/w photos. Contained in black publisher's slipcase slightly scuffed.
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THE SOURCE OF THE NILE: THE LAKE REGIONS OF CENTRAL AFRICA
Written by Richard Burton.
Stock no. 1813908
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1993. Nearly fine condition.

Brown pictorial cloth. 604 pages. B/w illustrations. Loosely inserted map. Tidy bookplate to front endpaper. Map present. Contained in publisher's black slipcase, a little scuffed.
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THE ROSETTA STONE
Written by Robert Sole; Dominique Valbelle; W.V Davies.
Stock no. 1813710
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2006. Fine condition.

The Decipherment of the Hieroglyphs. Pictorial paper boards, black title to spine. Cream endpapers. Colour & b/w illustrations. Contained in publisher's light brown slipcase in fine condition.
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WEST AFRICAN FOLK-TALES
Written by W.H. Barker; Cecilia Sinclair. Illustrated by Cecilia Sinclair.
Stock no. 1507057
Published by George G. Harrap & Co.. 1st 1917. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth, black titles. 23 b/w drawings and b/w photo frontis. 184 pages. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Four small nicks to cloth along bottom edge of rear cover. Endpapers browned. Foxing to top edge of text block and small brown spot to outside edge. Just an odd mark/fox spot to contents.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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DAILY LIFE IN ANCIENT ROME
Written by Jerome Carcopino; Henry T. Rowell; E.O. Lorimer.
Stock no. 2122543
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. Small bump to top of spine. Contents are excellent. Contained in very good slip case that has a few marks and some scuffing to it.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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TEN DAYS THAT SHOOK THE WORLD
Written by John Reed.
Stock no. 2122478
Published by Folio Society. 2007. Fine condition.

A political classic featuring the Bolshevik Revolution of 7 November 1917. Red pictorial cloth boards, black title to spine, red title to front. Endpapers are maps. B/w photos. Contained in original slip case in near fine condition; a few marks to it.
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EARLY HOLLYWOOD
Written by Marc Wanamaker; Robert W. Nudelman.
Stock no. 2122344
Published by Arcadia. 1st 2007. Slightly better than very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos. Images of America Series. ISBN: 9780738547923. SIGNED by both authors, with dedications. A little creasing to a couple of corners. A few marks to covers.
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ROAD OF BONES THE SIEGE OF KOHIMA 1944
Written by Fergal Keane.
Stock no. 1608920
Published by Harper Press. 1st 2010. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The epic story of the last great stand of empire. 548 pages. B/w and colour plates. ISBN: 9780007132409. Spine and corners bumped, with some creasing to top corner of front board. Contents near fine.
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