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THE SEA IN HISTORY THE MEDIEVAL WORLD LA MER DANS L'HISTOIRE LE MOYEN AGE
Written by Michel Balard; Christian Buchet.
Stock no. 2124521
Published by The Boydell Press. 1st 2017. Slightly better than very good condition.
Pictorial front cover. Dual-Language book - text in English AND French. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 9781783271597. Light bumping to a couple of cover corners. Contents are fine.
A GUIDE TO WESTERN HISTORICAL SCRIPTS FROM ANTIQUITY TO 1600
Written by Michelle P. Brown.
Stock no. 1815598
Published by University Of Toronto Press. 1st USA 1990. Slightly better than very good condition.
A survey of the evolution of scripts and introduction to reading historical documents, extensively illustrated from a wide range of manuscripts. Large format. Cardwraps. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0802072062. Light creasing to card covers.
A HISTORY OF ENGLAND: EARLY MEDIEVAL ENGLAND
Written by M.T. Clanchy.
Stock no. 1815556
Published by Folio Society. 2000. Fine condition.
A History of England series, one volume only. Dark blue cloth with gilt title to spine and border to front. Colour & b/w illustrations. Top edge blue. Fifth printing. Contained in publisher's blue slipcase with title block to one side and in very good condition (a little bumped and rubbed).
A MEDIEVAL MISCELLANY
Written by Judith Herrin.
Stock no. 1815483
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st 1999. Nearly fine condition.
Dark blue cloth, gilt titles. Colour pictorial onlay to front. Colour illustrations. The medieval world, includes dress, prayer, trading, buildings, travel and much more. ISBN: 029782483X. Bottom of ribbon page marker frayed.
CRIME IN MEDIEVAL EUROPE 1200-1550
Written by Trevor Dean.
Stock no. 1815477
Published by Longman. 1st 2001. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Plunges the reader straight into theft and violence in England and France, and shows how social status and origin often dictated the court's response, and punishment. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. ISBN: 0582326761.
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.
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.