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LAST HOPE ISLAND
Written by Lynne Olson.
Stock no. 1609105
Published by Scribe. 1st 2017. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Britain, occupied Europe, and the brotherhood that helped turn the tide of war. 553 pages. ISBN: 9781911344063. Spine and corners bumped. Boards unevenly faded. Contents fine. Wrapper has a couple of tiny edge tears.
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EMPIRES OF THE ANCIENT NEAR EAST (FOUR VOLUMES)
Written by H.W.F. Saggs; Alan Gardiner; J.M. Cook; O.R. Gurney.
Stock no. 1814041
Published by Folio Society. 2006. Slightly better than very good condition.

Four volume set. Pictorial cloth, gilt. Colour & b/w illustrations. The Babylonians by Saggs; The Egyptians by Gardiner; The Persians by Cook; The Hittites by Gurney. Eleventh printing. The Persians has the contents bound in upside down. Other volumes correct. Contained in publisher's burgundy slipcase with gilt title to one side.
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LOST CITIES OF THE ANCIENT WORLD
Written by Carl W. Blegen; Colin F. Macdonald; Joan Oates; Michael Grant; Jane Taylor.
Stock no. 1814040
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2005. Fine condition.

Five volume set: Troy and the Trojans; Knossos; Babylon; Pompeii & Herculaneum Cities of Vesuvius; and Petra and the Lost Kingdom of the Nabataeans. Light brown cloth with printed illustrations in gilt and black. B/w illustrations, colour plates. Contained in a black slipcase with gilt title to one side, slightly scuffed.
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MY CAMPAIGN IN MESOPOTAMIA
Written by Charles Townshend.
Stock no. 1813965
Published by Thornton Butterworth Ltd.. 1st 1920. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth with gilt title to spine. Some fold-out b/w maps and plans. Corners bumped, lower front corner heavily so. 0.5" tear to cloth at top of spine. Spine faded. Name in pencil to front free endpaper. Some hinges slightly pulled. Text block browned.
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THE SPICE ROUTE
Written by John Keay.
Stock no. 1813947
Published by Folio Society. 2005. Fine condition.

Orange silk cloth boards with gilt title to spine and vignettes to front. Endpapers are a map of the Spice Route. Colour illustrations throughout. Second printing. Contained in publisher's pictorial slipcase.
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TEN DAYS THAT SHOOK THE WORLD
Written by John Reed.
Stock no. 1813913
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2006. Fine condition.

A political classic featuring the Bolshevik Revolution of 7 November 1917. Red pictorial cloth boards, black title to spine, red title to front. Endpapers are maps. B/w photos. Contained in black publisher's slipcase slightly scuffed.
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THE RISE AND FALL OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE
Written by Lawrence James.
Stock no. 1813903
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. Contained in publisher's black slipcase in very good condition, a few marks and scuffs.
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THE CAMPAIGNS OF WELLINGTON
Written by Ian Fletcher.
Stock no. 1813800
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2007. Nearly fine condition.

Three volume set: The Peninsular War 1808-1811; The Peninsular War 1812-1814; and The Waterloo Campaign. An Eyewitness History. Pictorial cloth, black title blocks with gilt title to spines. Colour illustrations. Slight rubbing to black title block on The Peninsular War 1808-1811 volume which also has slight rubbing to edge of boards. Publisher's slipcase with title to one side is a little scuffed.
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THE GREAT GAME
Written by Peter Hopkirk.
Stock no. 1813698
Published by Folio Society. 2011. Fine condition.

On Secret Service in High Asia. Grey printed cloth boards. Map of central Asia to endpapers. Colour & b/w plates, b/w maps. Top edge grey. Second printing. Contained in black publisher's slipcase in near fine condition being slightly scuffed.
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CLASSIC KITS
Written by Arthur Ward.
Stock no. 1813382
Published by Collins. 1st thus 2012. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Collecting the Greatest Model Kits in the World from Airfix to Tamiya. Large format. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 9780007921393.
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SHOTGUNS AND GUNSMITHS: THE VINTAGE YEARS
Written by Geoffrey Boothroyd.
Stock no. 1813367
Published by A. & C. Black. 1st 1986. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A book about the sporting shotgun providing fascinating insight into the lives and skilled work of gunsmiths who helped develop the British shotgun during the late Victorian and Edwardian eras. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 240 pages including index. ISBN: 0713655526.
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FAST SAILING SHIPS THEIR DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION 1775-1875
Written by David R. MacGregor.
Stock no. 2122932
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 2nd 1988. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

2nd revised edition. Large format. B/w photos and illustrations. 319 pages. ISBN: 0851774520.
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