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THE MEDIEVAL GARDEN
Written by Sylvia Landsberg.
Stock no. 1818326
Published by British Museum Press. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Numerous illustrations in colour & b/w accompany a fascinating history of medieval garden design and how to re-create a medieval floral border, turf-covered bench or vine arbour in your own garden. Square format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0714120804. Small foxspots to top edge of text block.
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A HISTORY OF THE ART OF WAR IN THE MIDDLE AGES VOLUME TWO: 1728-1485AD
Written by Charles Oman.
Stock no. 1818274
Published by Greenhill. 1st 1991. Very good condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Taking the development of the history of warfare from the point where supremacy of the cavalry was threatened by the emergence of the longbow at the end of the thirteenth century, to the close of the Wars of the Roses, when cavalry tactics were being revived and the importance of the firearm was growing. B/w maps and plans. ISBN: 1853671053. 1" dent to spine towards rear edge.
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A HISTORY OF THE ART OF WAR IN THE MIDDLE AGES VOLUME ONE: 378-1278AD
Written by Charles Oman.
Stock no. 1818271
Published by Greenhill. 1st 1991. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Tracing the transition from Roman to Medieval forms in warfare, as the focus of power passed from the infantry to the cavalry. B/w maps and plans. ISBN: 1853671002. Light page-edge browning. Pictorial dustwrapper has barely noticeable remains of label to front panel.
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BARREN VICTORIES: VERSAILLES TO SUEZ THE FAILURE OF THE WESTERN ALLIANCE 1918-1956
Written by Basil Collier.
Stock no. 1818267
Published by Doubleday & Company, Inc.. 1st 1964. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A concise, engrossing, and comprehensive re-capitulation of modern history, together with the author's own outspoken appraisal of the deplorably divergent courses of the Western democracies. Beige cloth boards, black title to spine. Neat name & date in pencil to front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn with a few small closed tears and chips.
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ON A FIELD OF RED: THE COMMUNIST INTERNATIONAL AND THE COMING OF WORLD WAR II
Written by Anthony Cave Brown; Charles B. MacDonald.
Stock no. 1818241
Published by G.P. Putnam's Sons. 1st 1981. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A saga of high strategy and low tactics; a true story that sheds new light on the nature of the Cold War and on the continuing relationship of the United States and the other western powers with Soviet Russia today. Black boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0399125426. Light browning to text block. White dustwrapper is grubby and has a previous price-sticker to front panel.
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AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF GARDENING
Written by Anthony Huxley.
Stock no. 1818233
Published by Paddington Press. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour & b/w illustrations. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0709203225. Light discolouration of green boards across edges. Text block a little grubby and browned. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper has a few closed edge tears (no loss), creasing across top edge and faded to spine.
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EMPIRES OF THE WORLD
Written by Nicholas Ostler; David Crystal.
Stock no. 1818197
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2010. Fine condition.

A Language History of the World. A new ay of thinking about language. Black cloth, gilt titles and gilt language illustration to front cover.xxix+614 pages. Colour photos. Top edge gilt. Contained in publisher's slipcase, fine condition.
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THE BLACK DEATH
Written by Philip Ziegler.
Stock no. 1818134
Published by Folio Society. 1998. Fine condition.

Dramatic black, red and gold pictorial cloth. Colour plates. Brown endpapers depicting the Spread of the Black Death in Europe. Second printing. Contained in publisher's near fine black slipcase which is slightly scuffed.
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WARMAN'S JEWELRY
Written by Christie Romero.
Stock no. 1318066
Published by Wallace-Homestead Book Company. 1st 1995. Very good condition.

An indepth look at jewelry. More than 300 black and white photographs. Historical information, hallmarks, manufacturers' marks, references, 16 colour photos and a time line chronicling the history of jewelry. Cardwraps. 271 pages including index. ISBN: 0870696963. Slight rubbing to cover edges. A few light scuff marks to textblock.
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MILLER'S POWDER COMPACTS A COLLECTOR'S GUIDE
Written by Juliette Edwards.
Stock no. 1318065
Published by Miller's. 1st 2000. Fine condition.

The Collector's Guides series. Pink cardwraps. A wealth of tips on identification, collecting and care. ISBN: 1840002859.
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PORSCHE 911 THE DEFINITIVE HISTORY 1971 TO 1977
Written by Brian Long.
Stock no. 1317993
Published by Veloce Publishing. 1st 2004. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Volume 2 in the series. Large format. Dark grey boards, silver title to spine. Colour and b/w photos throughout. ISBN: 1903706327. Minimal bumping to spine. A couple of tiny marks to front endpapers else contents fine. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed/creased.
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PORSCHE 911 THE DEFINITIVE HISTORY 1977 TO 1987
Written by Brian Long.
Stock no. 1317992
Published by Veloce Publishing. 1st 2004. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Volume 3 in the series. Large format. Dark grey boards, silver title to spine. Colour and b/w photos throughout. ISBN: 190370636X. Spine and corners bumped. Small, light damp stain to lower inner margins of endpapers. Light fingermarks to rear free-endpaper. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is also lightly damp stained at lower edges (visible only on verso) and slightly edge rubbed. Small tears at lower folds tape repaired on verso.
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