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MIDDLE AGES

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THE RISE AND FALL OF THE HOUSE OF MEDICI
Written by Christopher Hibbert; Harold Acton.
Stock no. 2126045
Published by Folio Society. 1998. Nearly fine condition.

The Medici were superlative patrons and collectors of art. Blue cloth. Colour photos. Top edge gilt. Some rubbing to gilt on spine. Contained in very good slip case that has bumping to corners and wear to some edges.

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BESTIARIES AND THEIR USERS IN THE MIDDLE AGES
Written by Ron Baxter.
Stock no. 2125803
Published by Sutton Publishing. 1st 1998. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0750918535. Scuff across front cover. Light page browning, but contents are excellent. Wrapper is edge-creased with some uneven fading.

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THE TIME TRAVELLER'S GUIDE TO MEDIEVAL ENGLAND
Written by Ian Mortimer. Illustrated by Robert Venables.
Stock no. 1816033
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2013. Fine condition.

Blue cloth boards, gilt title block with black title to spine. Pictorial front board. Still in original shrinkwrap!

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THE PRINCIPALITY OF WALES IN THE LATER MIDDLE AGES THE STRUCTURE AND PERSONNEL OF GOVERNMENT I SOUTH WALES 1277-1536
Written by Ralph A. Griffiths; Roger S. Thomas.
Stock no. 2124790
Published by University of Wales. Circa 1972. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

634 pages. ISBN: 0708304508. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and faded spine.

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THE OUTLAWS OF MEDIEVAL LEGEND
Written by Maurice Keen.
Stock no. 1815896
Published by Routledge. 1st thus 2000. Nearly fine condition.

Revised Edition. The swashbuckling mythical heroes of the Middle Ages have been the object of fascination for centuries. This book explores not only the notorious Robin Hood and William Wallace, but also some now forgotten rogues such as Gamelyn and Fulke Fitzwarin. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustratoins. ISBN: 0415239001.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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STATES AND RULERS IN LATER MEDIEVAL EUROPE
Written by Bernard Guenee.
Stock no. 2123685
Published by Basil Blackwell. 1st thus 1985. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Translated by Juliet Vale. Looks at the later medieval state - around the period 1300-1500. ISBN: 0631136738. A few marks to outer page edges. Wrapper has edge-browning; small piece of surface paper damage to front panel.

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THE GOOD SHIP: SHIPS, SHIPBUILDING AND TECHNOLOGY IN ENGLAND 1200-1520
Written by Ian Friel.
Stock no. 1813085
Published by British Museum Press. 1st 1995. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

For specialists in the history of sails but also for anyone with a broader interest in medieval England. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 208 pages including index. ISBN: 0714105740. Slight fading to dustwrapper spine.

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THE STORY OF THE MIDDLE AGES (5 VOLUMES)
Written by H. St. L.B. Moss; Geoffrey Barraclough; R.W. Southern; John H. Mundy; Johan Huizinga.
Stock no. 1608451
Published by Folio Society. 1998. Fine condition.

Five volumes. 3 red cloth, 2 dark green bindings, elaborately decorated in gilt. Colour illustrations. A little spotting to one of the spines. Contained in green slipcase with decorated side panels.

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