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THE RISE AND FALL OF THE MEDIEVAL MONASTERY
Written by Christopher Brooke.
Stock no. 1822217
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2006. Slightly better than very good condition.

Highly decorated burgundy cloth, gilt. Colour and b/w photos. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is scuffed.

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RITES AND RELIGIONS OF THE ANGLO-SAXONS
Written by Gale R. Owen.
Stock no. 1822205
Published by David & Charles; Barnes & Noble Books. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The development of religious beliefs in Anglo-Saxon England, and the influence of religion upon everyday life. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0715377590. Spine a little faded, top corners bumped. Large bookplate to front pastedown. Contents clean. Yellow dustwrapper is grubby and heavily faded at spine.

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THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER
No author listed. Illustrated by Albert Durer; Hans Holbein.
Stock no. 1321574
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2004. Nearly fine condition.

The Book of Common Payer and Administration of the Sacraments and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church according to the use of the United Church of England and Ireland Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David Pointed at they are to be sung or said in Churches. Ornamented with wood cuts from designs of Albert Durer, Hans Holbein, and others. In imitation of Queen Elizabeth's Book of Christian Prayers. Foreword by Sir Patrick Cormack. Green leather spine with gilt toolings and title, marbled paper sides. B/w woodcuts throughout. Top edge gilt, other edges green. Green ribbon page marker. Minimal rubbing of corners else a fine book. Slipcase is just a little scuffed with a tiny bump to one of the spine corners.

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SECRET MEMOIRS OF A RENAISSANCE POPE
Written by Aeneas Sylvius Piccolomini.
Stock no. 1321572
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1988. Slightly better than very good condition.

The Commentaries of Aeneas Sylvius Piccolomini Pius II. An abridgement. B/w illustrations. Full cream vegetable parchment ('Elephanthide'), with Piccolomini's crest blind stamped to front cover. Dark red leather title label to spine with gilt title. A few fox spots to spine else book is fine. A couple of tiny marks to slipcase.

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A HISTORY OF THE CRUSADES (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Steven Runciman.
Stock no. 1822162
Published by Folio Society. 2005. Slightly better than very good condition.

Reprinted with new binding. Contains: The First Crusade; The Kingdom of Acre; The Kingdom of Jerusalem. Blue paper boards with gilt title to spine and gilt decoration to sides. Colour plates. Twelfth printing. Minor bump to top of spine of two volumes. Else a fine set contained in publisher's slipcase which is slightly bumped at top open edge and scuffed.

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THE WINCHESTER PSALTER MINIATURE CYCLE
Written by Kristine E. Haney.
Stock no. 1822160
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2015. Nearly fine condition.

The Winchester Psalter is justly famous for its prefatory miniature cycle, expanding across thirty-eight leaves as it sweeps through biblical history. A facsimile of folios 1-39 of Cotton MS Nero C. IV at the British Library, London. Large format, contains commentary volume and housed in publisher's solander case. Full red leather boards with gilt & green design, colour illustrations throughout. Commentary volume is bound in green cloth with gilt tiles. Limited Edition of 980. This is copy 55 of 980. A fine set contained in publisher's solander case in almost fine condition. Also contained in original packaging from Folio Society.

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SAINTS & SINNERS: A HISTORY OF THE POPES
Written by Eamon Duffy.
Stock no. 1321368
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2009. Slightly better than very good condition.

Red cloth with gilt blocked design to front and spine. Colour pictorial endpapers. Colour plates. Spine slightly bumped at top. Slipcase is lightly scuffed/marked.

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SAINTS & SINNERS: A HISTORY OF THE POPES
Written by Eamon Duffy.
Stock no. 1822134
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2009. Slightly better than very good condition.

Red cloth with gilt blocked design to front and spine. Colour pictorial endpapers. Colour plates. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is scuffed and lightly marked (VG condition).

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NUNS: A HISTORY OF CONVENT LIFE 1450-1700
Written by Silvia Evangelisti.
Stock no. 2134949
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st thus 2008. Slightly better than very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780199532056. Light wear to cover corners.

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MONTAILLOU: CATHARS AND CATHOLICS IN A FRENCH VILLAGE 1294-1324
Written by Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie; Barbara Bray.
Stock no. 1321259
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2005. Nearly fine condition.

Translated by Barbara Bray. Red pictorial cloth with gilt and black titles. Colour illustrations. Top edge red. Very light rubbing to cover edges. Slipcase is lightly scuffed.

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THE BENEDICTIONAL OF SAINT AETHELWOLD
Written by Andrew Prescott.
Stock no. 1822043
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2001. Nearly fine condition.

Limited edition of 1000 copies. Full burgundy goatskin leather with bevelled boards, blocked with gilt calligraphy, and with handmade laid-paper endleaves from the Fabriano mill. All edges gilt. Facsimile edition of the illuminated manuscript. Includes slim commentary volume by Andrew Prescott. Contained in burgundy solander case with white title label to spine. This is copy 248 of 1000. Tiny rub to top front edge of first band of spine else a lovely set contained in publisher's original packaging.

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THE FOUR GOSPELS OF THE LORD JESUS CHRIST
Written by John Dreyfus; Robert Gibbings. Illustrated by Eric Gill.
Stock no. 1822041
Published by Folio Society; The Golden Cockerel Press. 1st thus 2007. Fine condition.

Large format. According to the Authorized version of The King James I. This facsimile edition printed in 2007 (originally published in 1931 by The Golden Cockerel Press), by Memminger MedienCentrum on Favini feltmarked laid paper and bound by G. Lachenmaier in full goatskin leather with Fabriano Tiziano endleaves. All edges gilt. This edition is Limited to 2750 numbered copies. Contained in solamander case, with gilt title to spine. This edition also includes a thin volume of Essays by Dreyfus & Gibbings. This is copy 1066. A beatuiful set contained in the original cardboard packaging from Folio Society.

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