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MEDIEVAL PEOPLE
Written by Eileen Power.
Stock no. 2126131
Published by Folio Society. 1999. Nearly fine condition.

Cream boards with gilt vignettes. Colour illustrations. Some light foxing to outer page edges. Slip case is better than very good - has a few light scuff marks.

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HISTORY OF TRAINS DE LUXE
Written by George Behrend.
Stock no. 2126089
Published by The Transport Publishing Company. 1st 1977. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

From the Orient Express to the HST. Large oblong format. Limited edition to 1500 copies. B/w diagrams and photos. Colour photos. ISBN: 0903839458. SIGNED by author to copy no. page. This is Copy No. 1037. Wrapper is edge-creased and faded to spine.

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MILITARY FASHION
Written by John Mollo.
Stock no. 1816316
Published by Barrie & Jenkins. 1st 1972. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Comparative History of the Uniforms of the Great Armies from the 17th Century to the First World War. Large format. Colour photos. ISBN: 0214653498. Light browning & foxing to text block else contents clean.

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THE TRUCE
Written by Primo Levi. Illustrated by Jane Joseph.
Stock no. 2126046
Published by Folio Society. 2002. Nearly fine condition.

A Survivor's Journey Home from Auschwitz. Translated by Stuart Woolf, Introduction by David Mendel. Blue cloth boards, silver title to spine, silver design. Pale blue endpapers. B/w etchings. Spine is browned. Slip case is better than very good; small mark to one corner; light marks.

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THE RISE AND FALL OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE
Written by Lawrence James.
Stock no. 2126040
Published by Folio Society. 2nd 2006. 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. Slip case is better than very good; a few light marks and scuffs.

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CORUNNA
Written by Christopher Hibbert.
Stock no. 2126011
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. The history of the Battle of Corunna, part of the Peninsular War in 1809. Spotting to spine and cover edges. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some to page margins. Wrapper is edge-creased with some foxing and browning. A few tiny nicks at corners.

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CRUCIBLE OF WAR
Written by Fred Anderson.
Stock no. 2125979
Published by Faber & Faber. 1ST 2000. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The Seven Years' War and the Fate of the Empire in British North America 1754-1766. Black paper boards, cream title to spine. B/w illustrations. xxv and 862 pages including index. ISBN: 0571205356. Wrapper spine is faded.

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SIR BANISTER FLETCHER'S A HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE
Written by Banister Fletcher; Dan Cruickshank; et al.
Stock no. 2125940
Published by Architectural Press. 20th 1996. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Black cloth, gilt titles. 20th edition. B/w diagrams and photos. ISBN: 0750622679. A few grubby marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some marks.

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SAVAGE CONTINENT: EUROPE IN THE AFTERMATH OF WORLD WAR II
Written by Keith Lowe.
Stock no. 1816283
Published by Viking. 1st 2012. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A groundbreaking study of the years that followed the war. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates.xx and 460 pages. ISBN: 9780670917464.

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ALL HELL LET LOOSE: THE WORLD AT WAR 1939-45
Written by Max Hastings.
Stock no. 1816269
Published by Harper Press. 1st 2011. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

An attempt to answer the question: 'What was the Second World War like?'. Grey boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. Burgundy endpapers. xx and 748 pages including index. ISBN: 9780007338092.

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VISIONS OF THE WORLD A HISTORY OF MAPS
Written by Jeremy Black.
Stock no. 2125898
Published by Mitchell Beazley. 2005. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour photos and illustrations. ISBN: 1840008342. Wrapper is faded to spine and a couple of edges; a little edge-creasing.

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HOUSES AND HISTORY
Written by Maurice Barley.
Stock no. 2125842
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Larger format. B/w photos and diagrams throughout. This book is about houses in England of every kind, from bishops' palaces and castles to manors and peasants' houses, and the people who lived in them. ISBN: 0571136311. Wrapper a bit edge-creased with some fading to spine.

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