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MANICHAEISM IN THE LATER ROMAN EMPIRE AND MEDIEVAL CHINA: A HISTORICAL SURVEY
Written by Samuel N.C. Lieu.
Stock no. 1815121
Published by Manchester University Press. 1st 1985. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
A book which will appeal both to the specialist and to the more general reader in the history of Rome, China and Iran, in theology and comparative religion. Black boards, gilt title to spine. xiii and 300 pages including index. ISBN: 0719010888. Dustwrapper a little scuffed.
THE CAROLINGIAN EMPIRE
Written by Heinrich Fichtenau.
Stock no. 1815113
Published by Basil Blackwell. 1968. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Studies in Mediaeval History No. 9. This book is more concerned with the strains and stresses in Carolingian society and the conflicts that arose from then than with a systematic enumeration of all the known details. Orange cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0631053409. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Dustwrapper is grubby, has a closed tear to top front edge and remains of price label to rear flap.
ART OF THE PERSIAN COURTS
Written by Abolala Soudavar.
Stock no. 1815109
Published by Rizzoli. 1st 1992. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
An extensive survey of the Art and History Trust collection emphasizing the historical circumstances of artistic production from Anatolia to India, where Persian art and culture prevailed. Large format. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. 423 pages including index. ISBN: 0847816605. A few marks to endpapers and half-title page. Text block browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed to rear panel and a little grubby.
ALCHEMY: THE MEDIEVAL ALCHEMISTS AND THEIR ROYAL ART
Written by Johannes Fabricius.
Stock no. 1815053
Published by Diamond Books. 1st thus 1994. Slightly better than very good condition.
A spectacular account of the 'work' of the medieval alchemists. Besides being the founders of modern chemistry, the alchemists developed a symbolic kind of chemistry aimed at producing the gold of mystical illumination. This religious search, which was probably supported by the alchemists' synthesis of various hallucinogenic drugs, resulted in a mystical system for man's salvation of his soul and ultimate reunion with his divine source. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations throughout. 248 pages including index. ISBN: 0261665456.
THE REIGN OF STEPHEN 1135-54: ANARCHY IN ENGLAND
Written by H.A. Cronne.
Stock no. 1815047
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st 1970. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
An examination of the social history and the history of government and administration in Stephen's reign. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. 313 pages including index. ISBN: 0297000152. Light shelf wear to top & tail of spine. Text block a little dusty. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little faded to spine, a little grubby and has a small closed tear to top rear edge.
FIEFS AND VASSALS: THE MEDIEVAL EVIDENCE REINTERPRETED
Written by Susan Reynolds.
Stock no. 1815008
Published by Clarendon Press. 1st thus 1996. Slightly better than very good condition.
This book sets out to change our view of the medieval world. It offers a fundamental challenge to orthodox conceptions of feudalism. Pictorial cardwraps. ISBN: 0198206488. Text block a little grubby. Light top corner creasing.
THE OAK KING, THE HOLLY KING, AND THE UNICORN
Written by John Williamson.
Stock no. 1815007
Published by Harper & Row. 1st 1986. Slightly better than very good condition.
The Myths and Symbolism of the Unicorn Tapestries. Green pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0060960329. Text block a little grubby. Light top corner creasing.
THE WARS OF EDWARD III: SOURCES AND INTERPRETATIONS
Written by Clifford Rogers.
Stock no. 1815002
Published by The Boydell Press. 1st 1999. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Texts from over fifty contemporary campaign bulletins, administrative documents and chronicles. Eight key interpretations from modern historians. Edited by Rogers. Black boards, silver title to spine. xxvii and 384 pages including index. ISBN: 0851156460.
PRINCES AND TERRITORIES IN MEDIEVAL GERMANY
Written by Benjamin Arnold.
Stock no. 1814967
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st 1991. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
This book aims to provide a comprehensive answer to the question: why did a multiplicity of states and territories emerge by the end of the Middle Ages instead of an incipient 'nation state' under the crown? Red boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0521390850.
Written by Christopher Hibbert.
Stock no. 1814743
Published by Dorset Press. 2nd 1978. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Second Edition. B/w illustrations, 176 pages including index. ISBN: 0880290544. Dustwrapper spine slightly faded.
A HISTORY OF TYLDESLEY
Written by John Lunn.
Stock no. 1208791
Published by P & D Riley. 1st thus 1995. Nearly fine condition.
A fascinating account of the development and continuity of English Civic life from the earliest days. Green pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. 120 pages. Name and date in ink on title page else a fine copy.
THE SOCIAL INSTITUTIONS OF LANCASHIRE
Written by W.K. Jordan.
Stock no. 1208785
Published by Manchester University Press. 1st 1962. Nearly fine condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
A study of the changing patterns of aspirations in Lancashire 1480-1660. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Black crest to front cover. 128 pages includes index. Bookplate to front pastedown., Contents fine. Wrapper has price torn off, is a little grubby and has a couple of tears to top of spine with very slight loss.