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THE ASCENT OF MAN
Written by J. Bronowski; Melvyn Bragg.
Stock no. 2130020
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 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. Slip case is very good - a few marks and scuffs.
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THE PERSIAN EXPEDITION
Written by Xenophon; Rex Warner; George Cawkwell; Theodore K. Rabb. Illustrated by Bob Venables.
Stock no. 2130015
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2009. Nearly fine condition.

Xenophon's story of the disastrous Greek military expedition through Turkey and into modern Iraq fighting the Persians. Brown pictorial cloth. Colour illustrations. Translated by Warner, introduction by Calkwell, preface by Rabb, illustrations by Venables. Slip case is very good - has a few indentation marks/dents to one side.
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FOOD IN HISTORY
Written by Reay Tannahill.
Stock no. 2130011
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2007. Nearly fine condition.

Tackling the question of how, over half a million years, food and the search for it has influenced both human and historical development. Pictorial front cover and spine. Colour illustrations. 416 pages includes index. Slip case is very good - a few marks and small knocks to edges.
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CARRIAGE CLOCKS THEIR HISTORY & DEVELOPMENT
Written by Charles Allix. Illustrated by Peter Bonnert.
Stock no. 2129951
Published by Antique Collectors' Club. 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue cloth with gilt titles. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 0902028251. Name and address gold label to front endpaper. Wrapper has been covered with clear adhesive film; faded to spine, some edge-creasing.
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THE HISTORY OF CLOCKS AND WATCHES
Written by Eric Bruton.
Stock no. 2129781
Published by Black Cat. 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0748102450. A few small bumps to cover edges. Contents are excellent.
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COLOUR TRAVELS THROUGH THE PAINTBOX
Written by Victoria Finlay.
Stock no. 1817354
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2009. Fine condition.

How humans have attempted to reproduce nature's colours. Vivid colours of the rainbow covers. Colour illustrations. 424 pages. Contained in publishers slipcase in almost fine condition.
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EYEWITNESS TO HISTORY
Written by Robert Fox.
Stock no. 2129522
Published by Folio Society. 1st 2008. Fine condition.

'Gripping accounts of events in history spanning 4000 years'. A four volume set: 'The First Reporters'; 'Discovering New Worlds'; 'Empire and After'; and 'In Our Time'. Black cloth, gilt titles. Colour plates. Slip case is almost very good - a few inch split along one edge.
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ALEXANDER THE GREAT
Written by Robin Lane Fox.
Stock no. 1817276
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1997. Fine condition.

Includes revisions by the author and a new preface. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine, gilt bust portrait to front. Endpapers show map of Alexander's Route. Colour plates. xvi and 588 pages including index. Contained in publisher's burgundy slipcase which is slightly rubbed.
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PREHISTORY: THE MAKING OF HUMAN KIND
Written by Colin Renfrew.
Stock no. 1817252
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2013. Fine condition.

Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. Contained in publisher's slipcase in fine condition.
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VINTAGE FUNFAIRS AMUSEMENT RIDES, CAROUSELS AND FAIRGROUND ART
Written by Brian Steptoe.
Stock no. 1817235
Published by Jumper Books. 1st 2002. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large oblong format. Yesterday's amusements restored to their full glory today. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w pictorial endpapers. Colour photos. ISBN: 0952311224. Edges of dustwrapper lightly creased, 0.25" closed tear to top edge of rear panel (no loss).
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CIVILISATION
Written by Kenneth Clark.
Stock no. 1817225
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1999. Fine condition.

A Personal View. Large format. Blue pictorial cloth. Colour and b/w photos. Contained in publisher's slipcase in very good condition (pale blemish to decorated side).
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CITIES AND CIVILISATIONS
Written by Christopher Hibbert.
Stock no. 1817224
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2003. Fine condition.

Large format. Brown pictorial cloth. Colour photos. Contained in publisher's slipcase in fine condition.
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