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A THANE OF WESSEX
Written by Chas W. Whistler. Illustrated by W.H. Margetson.
Stock no. 1324290
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1913. Very good condition.

Being a story of the great Viking raids into Somerset. Red pictorial cloth with gilt title to front and title label to spine. 4 b/w plates. 288 pages plus 16 page catalogue to rear. Spine bumped. Some light scuffing to covers. Prize plate and a small booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Name plate to verso of half title-page. Foxing to textblock, top edge of textblock slightly dusty.

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VIKING'S SUNSET
Written by Henry Treece. Illustrated by Christine Price.
Stock no. 1323820
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The third and final book in the Viking triology. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 182 pages. Spine very slightly bumped. Endpapers are partly browned. Some foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is just a little grubby to rear panel.

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THE ROAD TO MIKLAGARD
Written by Henry Treece. Illustrated by Christine Price.
Stock no. 1323819
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1957. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A sequel to Viking's Dawn. Harald Sigurdson was weary of watching the sea and one day found himself embarked upon a quest for treasure with a band of Viking warriors. Green boards, gilt title to spine. 174 pages. B/w illustrations. Ex-lib (school) with removal of label to front pastedown and a bookplate to front free-endpaper. Library number in blue biro to verso of title-page and also in white to base of spine. Spine and corners bumped. Endpapers are partly browned. Price-cut wrapper has been covered with clear adhesive film, the wrapper is grubby/marked to rear panel.

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VIKING ARTEFACTS: A SELECT CATALOGUE
Written by James Graham-Campbell.
Stock no. 1824021
Published by British Museum Publications. 1st 1980. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A catalogue of the objects featuring in the major exhibition on Vikings mounted by the British Museum in the spring and Summer of 1980. Large format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Bw photos. 312 pages including text and photos. ISBN: 0714113549. Text block lightly browned, contents clean. Blue dustwrapper is edge-worn with a few marks. A scarce item at the time of cataloguing.

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THE SAGA OF ERIK THE VIKING
Written by Terry Jones. Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Stock no. 1323080
Published by Pavilion Books Ltd.. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Burgundy boards with gilt title to spine. Blue and white pictorial endpapers. Magnificent colour pictures throughout. The tale of a viking warrior and his ship, 'The Golden Dragon'. ISBN: 0907516238. Old pencil erasure mark to front free-endpaper (along with new light pencil marks - our stock markings). Dustwrapper is just a little bit edge creased with a small closed tear at top edge of rear panel.

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FROM VIKING TO CRUSADER: THE SCANDINAVIANS AND EUROPE 800-1200
Written by Else Roesdahl; David M. Wilson.
Stock no. 2139035
Published by Rizzoli International Publications. 1st USA 1992. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Black cloth with gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0847816257. Marks to covers, some spotting. Grubby marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with repaired closed tear.

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IRISH SEA STUDIES 900-1200
Written by Benjamin Hudson.
Stock no. 1823530
Published by Four Courts Press. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Examines some of the events and personalities round the Irish Sea province at a crucial time in the development of medieval Europe. A volume of revised essays that looks at political and cultural contact and change throughout the liquid highway between Ireland and Britain. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 9781851829835. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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SWEIN FORKBEARD'S INVASIONS AND THE DANISH CONQUEST OF ENGLAND, 991-1017
Written by Ian Howard.
Stock no. 1322610
Published by The Boydell Press. 1st 2003. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Warfare in History series. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. 188 pages. Some b/w maps. ISBN: 0851159281. Minimal bumping to spine and corners.

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THE LAST VIKINGS: THE EPIC STORY OF THE GREAT NORSE VOYAGES
Written by Kirsten A. Seaver.
Stock no. 1823475
Published by I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd.. 1st 2010. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Drawing on her deep knowledge of the culture and history of the region as well as the most up-to-date evidence from archaeology, medieval history and evocative sagas, Seaver weaves together a compelling and authoritative history of the Norse Greenlanders. Black cloth boards, sliver title to spine. ISBN: 9781845118693. A very nice copy.

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HARALD HARDRADA THE WARRIOR'S WAY
Written by John Marsden.
Stock no. 1322547
Published by Sutton Publishing. 1st 2007. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. 242 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780750942904. Spine bumped. Dustwrapper is very slightly scuffed to rear panel and just a tiny bit edge rubbed.

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BARBARIAN WARRIORS SAXONS, VIKINGS, NORMANS
Written by Dan Shadrake; Susanna Shadrake. Illustrated by Richard Hook.
Stock no. 2125466
Published by Brassey's. 1st 1997. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Brassey's History of Uniforms series. Large format. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 1857532139. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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A SEA QUEEN'S SAILING
Written by Charles W. Whistler.
Stock no. 1208278
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

A Viking Saga. Brown pictorial cloth, black titles. 4 colour plates. 368 pages. All plates present. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. A few small marks to rear cover. Possibly half-title missing. Frontis piece re-inserted.Pages lightly browned.

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