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ALEXANDER THE GREAT
Written by Robin Lane Fox.
Stock no. 1819079
Published by Folio Society. 1999. Nearly 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. Fourth printing. Light mottling to boards. Contained in publisher's burgundy slipcase in near fine condition.
THE MAKING OF AGRARIAN POLICY IN BRITISH INDIA 1770-1900
Written by Burton Stein.
Stock no. 2132516
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1992. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
Black cloth, gilt title to spine. Themes In Indian History. Oxford in India Readings. ISBN: 0195628314. Spotting to covers. Bumping and chipping to a couple of corners. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some chips and nicks; a little loss.
HISTORY OF CLASSICAL SCHOLARSHIP FROM 1300 TO 1850
Written by Rudolf Pfeiffer.
Stock no. 2132509
Published by Clarendon Press; Sandpiper Books. 1999. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Special edition for Sandpiper Books. Gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0198143648. Scuff ring mark to rear panel of wrapper.
KINO A HISTORY OF THE RUSSIAN AND SOVIET FILM
Written by Jay Leyda.
Stock no. 2132505
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Dark grey cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Splash marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is browned with tears and chips; some loss; a few repairs.
EMPIRES OF THE ANCIENT NEAR EAST (FOUR VOLUMES)
Written by H.W.F. Saggs; Alan Gardiner; J.M. Cook; O.R. Gurney.
Stock no. 2132467
Published by Folio Society. 2001. Nearly fine 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. 5th printing. A few knocks to tops of spines. Contents are excellent! Slip case is a little better than very good - some marks and scuffs.
BYZANTIUM (3 VOLUMES)
Written by John Julius Norwich.
Stock no. 2132466
Published by Folio Society. 2007. Slightly better than very good condition.
3 volume set. The Early Centuries; The Decline and Fall; The Apogee. Different colour cloths for each volume with black and gilt decorations. Colour plates. 4th printing. A little fading to spines. Contents are excellent!! Slip case is very good - a few marks and small scuffs.
THE GREAT EXPLORERS
Written by Robin Hanbury-Tenison.
Stock no. 2132435
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 2010. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. In a series of penetrating biographies, 40 of the greatest explorers are described here, their lives revealed and their motives and passions examined, putting their great feats in context. Photographs and illustrations. 304 pages includes index. ISBN: 9780500251690.
MERCHANT SAILING SHIPS 1775-1815
Written by David R. MacGregor.
Stock no. 2132431
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st thus 1985. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Sovereignty of Sail. The first of a three-part history of merchant shipping. Revised and expanded edition. Large format. B/w photos. B/w illustrations. 224 pages includes index. ISBN: 0851773230. Slight bumped spine and very light page-edge browning else fine. Wrapper browned at top edge.
EARLY DAYS IN THE BRITISH MOTOR CYCLE INDUSTRY
Written by Eric W. Walford.
Stock no. 2132368
1st 1931. Good condition.
Card wraps. A Brief History of the Years Before the Arrival of the Motor Cycle Press. Published under the authority of The British Cycle & Motor Cycle Manufacturers and Traders, Warwick Road, Coventry. B/w illustrations. Top 1" of spine has tear vertically and then horizontally. Date in ink to bottom of front cover. Binding is weak - spine is coming away from contents. Some foxing.
ENDGAME: BRITAIN, RUSSIA AND THE FINAL STRUGGLE FOR CENTRAL ASIA
Written by Jennifer Siegel.
Stock no. 2132353
Published by I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd.. 1st 2002. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Describing the period before and after 1907 when the tension and hostility of the titanic Anglo-Russian superpower conflict was concluded. Black boards, gilt title to spine. 273 pages includes index. ISBN: 1850433712. Rear of wrapper lightly scuffed.
THE FORGOTTEN HOLOCAUST
Written by Richard C. Lukas.
Stock no. 2132351
Published by Hippocrene Books. 2010. Fine condition.
Revised Edition. The Poles Under German Occupation 1939-1944. Red cardwraps. B/w photos. 358 pages includes index. ISBN: 9780781809016.
COGS, CARAVELS AND GALLEONS THE SAILING SHIP 1000-1650
Written by Robert Gardiner; et al.
Stock no. 2132350
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
The history of the sailing ship 1000-1650. Large format. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0851775608. Light browning to edge of textblock else a fine copy in pictorial wrapper which is browned at edges.