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SHAH OF SHAHS
Written by Ryszard Kapuscinski; Maziar Bahari.
Stock no. 1822698
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2019. Fine condition.

The Pahlavi monarchy of Persia. Introduction by Maziar Bahari. Translated from the Polish. Black cloth spine with gilt title. Paper front board with blocked design. B/w photos. Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE EPIC OF GILGAMESH
Written by Andrew George. Illustrated by Francis Mosley.
Stock no. 1822684
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2010. Fine condition.

The Babylonian Epic Poem and Other Texts in Akkadian and Sumerian. Translated with an introduction by Andrew George. Brick-red, black and gold pictorial cloth. Colour illustrations. Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE FALL OF CONSTANTINOPLE 1453
Written by Steven Runciman.
Stock no. 1822675
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2013. Fine condition.

Introduction by Judith Herrin. Red cloth boards, white title to spine and blocked design. Blue map of the Greek World in the Fifteenth Century to endpapers. Colour plates. Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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AN EYEWITNESS HISTORY OF THE CRUSADES (4 VOLUMES)
Written by Christopher Tyerman.
Stock no. 2135421
Published by Folio Society. Fine condition.

Cream decorated boards; red titles. Volume 1 covers The First Crusade 1096-1099, Volume 2 - The Second Crusade and the Rise and Fall of Frankish Syria 1099-1187, Volume 3 - The Third Crusade 1188-1192, Volume 4 - The Fourth Crusade and the End of Outremer 1192-1291. Still in original shrink wrap - UNUSED! In fine slip case. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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MRS. BEETON'S BOOK OF HOUSEHOLD MANAGEMENT
Written by Mrs. Isabella Beeton.
Stock no. 2135416
Published by Ward Lock & Co Ltd.. 1909. Almost very good condition.

Red leather spine with gilt title and decorations; blue/green cloth. 2056pp + adverts. A Guide to Cookery In All Branches. New edition revised, Enlarged, Brought up to date and Fully Illustrated. Colour & b/w illustrations. A large and heavy volume! Some chipping and wear to leather spine; a little loss to colour. Corners are bumped, with a few chips to cloth. Some foxing and page browning.

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WONDERS OF THE WORLD
Written by Simon Goldhill; et al.
Stock no. 1822654
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2006. Fine condition.

Large format. Beige pictorial cloth, brown title to spine. Colour photos. Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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A HISTORY OF THE 20TH CENTURY IN 100 MAPS
Written by Tim Bryars; Tom Harper.
Stock no. 1822653
Published by The British Library. Circa 2014. Fine condition.

Large format. ISBN: 9780712356114. Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE ASCENT OF MAN
Written by J. Bronowski; Melvyn Bragg.
Stock no. 1321756
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2012. Nearly fine condition.

New foreword by Melvyn Bragg. Blue cloth spine, gilt title. Blue paper boards with blocked design. Colour & b/w illustrations. xvii and 302 pages. Book appears fine but is still in original shrinkwrap. The shrinkwrap has torn at front panel.

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THE FOLIO BOOK OF HISTORIC SPEECHES
Written by Ian Pindar; Andrew Roberts.
Stock no. 1321753
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2007. Very good condition.

Edited and introduced by Pindar. Preface by Roberts. Black and silver decorative cloth. Colour & b/w illustrations. Still in original shrinkwrap. Light damp spots to spine (possibly to covers as well but can't tell without taking wrap off). Slipcase is fine.

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COLOUR: TRAVELS THROUGH THE PAINTBOX
Written by Victoria Finlay.
Stock no. 1321750
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2009. Nearly fine condition.

How humans have attempted to reproduce nature's colours. Vivid colours of the rainbow covers. Colour photos/illustrations. 424 pages. Book fine. Slipcase has a couple of minor scuff marks to spine.

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PREHISTORY: THE MAKING OF THE HUMAN MIND
Written by Colin Renfrew; Alice Roberts.
Stock no. 1822603
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2013. Fine condition.

Introduced by Alice Roberts. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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A SHORT HISTORY OF TIME
Written by Leofranc Holford-Strevens.
Stock no. 1321703
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2007. Fine condition.

Small format. Light blue cloth, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. B/w illustrations. Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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