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HISTORY GENERAL

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INDIA: A HISTORY (2 VOLUMES)
Written by John Keay.
Stock no. 1608353
Published by Folio Society. 2004. Fine condition.

Large format. Volume I - Red/gold decorated cloth. Volume II - Green/gold decorated cloth. Colour photos. Contained in a near fine slipcase (bump to edge).
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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THE WHITE DIAL CLOCK
Written by Brian Loomes.
Stock no. 2122036
Published by David & Charles. 1977. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. ISBN: 0715364251. A few marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.
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THE DAY OF THE BARBARIANS THE FIRST BATTLE IN THE FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE
Written by Alessandro Barbero.
Stock no. 2122030
Published by Atlantic Books. 1st 2007. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 9781843545934. Blind name stamp to front endpaper. Wrapper is a little edge-creased.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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SEA OF DANGERS CAPTAIN COOK AND HIS RIVALS IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC
Written by Geoffrey Blainey.
Stock no. 2121990
Published by Ivan R. Dee. 1st USA 2009. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

In 1769, two ships set out independently in search of a fabled missing continent in the South Pacific. One was a French merchant ship, the other a small British Naval vessel. Both were operating under secret instructions from their respective governments, seeking to be the first to locate a new land potentially rich in natural resources. This is the author's stirring tale of these rival ships and the men who sailed in them. ISBN: 9781566638258.
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A HISTORY OF MACHINE TOOLS 1700-1910
Written by W. Steeds.
Stock no. 2121944
Published by Oxford University Press. 1970. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Red cloth, gilt titles. Extensively illustrated with b/w photos and line drawings. 179 text pages. A few marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small chips and nicks; minimal loss. Some marks also to wrapper.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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THE THIRTY YEARS WAR
Written by C.V. Wedgwood.
Stock no. 2121918
Published by Folio Society. 1999. Fine condition.

Introduction by Roy Strong. Brown pictorial cloth with black title block with gilt title to spine. Endpapers are maps of Central Europe 1618. Colour & b/w illustrations. Top edge brown. Contained in near fine slip case that has a little uneven fading to a couple of edges.
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A NERVOUS SPLENDOR VIENNA 1888-1889
Written by Frederic Morton.
Stock no. 2121916
Published by Folio Society. 2006. Fine condition.

Sepia and colour photos. Contained in near fine slip case, that just has some light edge wear.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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IMAGINED CORNERS EXPLORING THE WORLD'S FIRST ATLAS
Written by Paul Binding.
Stock no. 1608306
Published by Review. 1st 2003. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Pictorial boards. B/w and colour illustrations. Published in 1570 the Theatrum orbis terrarum was a watershed publication, showing the world in all its component parts. ISBN: 0747230404. Inscription to top of Dedication page. Price-cut wrapper.
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THE RISE AND FALL OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE
Written by Lawrence James.
Stock no. 1812596
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2005. Fine condition.

Elaborately decorated blue cloth. This edition follows the second edition, with minor emendations and the inclusion of a new Afterword by the author. Colour illustrations. A fine copy in a black slipcase which has a bump and closed tear to one open vertical edge and is slightly scuffed (very good condition).
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WHY AND WHAT AT THE BRITISH MUSEUM
Written by Lettice Bell.
Stock no. 1506091
Published by Morgan & Scott. 1st 1910. Very good condition.

Beige pictorial boards, red and black titles. B/w illustrations. 81 pages plus 2 page book list. A little bumping to spine. Covers slightly grubby with some browning to spine. Presentation plate and name in pen to front endpaper. Browning to endpapers. Foxing to text block. One hinge cracked. Contents very good.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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THE WATERLOO COMPANION
Written by Mark Adkin.
Stock no. 2121736
Published by Aurum Press. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour illustrations. The complete guide to history's most famous land battle. ISBN: 185410764X. Wrapper is a little edge-creased.
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THE DESTINY OF EUROPE'S GYPSIES
Written by Donald Kenrick; Grattan Puxon.
Stock no. 2121387
Published by Sussex University Press. 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The changing relationships between gypsy and gago (non-gypsy) in Europe. ISBN: 043582192X. Bookplate to front endpaper, with some tape/glue marks. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks.
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