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THE BRITISH CONQUEST AND DOMINION OF INDIA
Written by Penderel Moon.
Stock no. 2139236
Published by Duckworth. 1st 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Brown cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0715621696. Light knocks to cover edges. A few small marks to covers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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PROPHETS, CULTS AND MADNESS
Written by Anthony Stevens; John Price.
Stock no. 1822372
Published by Duckworth. 1st 2000. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A controversial study of the thin divide that separates cult leaders from madness, evolutionary psychiatrists Stevens and Price argue that what schizophrenics and prophets share in addition to similar genes is the capacity for sudden, radical changes of belief. Green boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0715629409. Previous owner's blind ex-lib stamp to prelims. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Page 237 of Bibliography is misprinted with a diagonal crease (text unaffected). Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed to rear panel.

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LONDON NIGHTS OF LONG AGO
Written by Shaw Desmond.
Stock no. 2134333
Published by Duckworth. 1st 1927. Almost very good condition.

Black cloth, gilt titles to spine. 28 entertaining b/w plates. 8.5 x 5.5". 252 pages. Bumping to spine; label to base of spine (Possible ex-lib.). Wear and some scuffs to covers. Ink stamp to front pastedown. Plate page 132 appears to have been stuck back in and has edge-tears and chips.

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INTELLECTUAL LIFE IN THE LATE ROMAN EMPIRE
Written by Elizabeth Rawson.
Stock no. 1814974
Published by Duckworth. 1st 1985. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The conditions of intellectual life, in Italy as well as Rome, with the origin, status and economic position of intellectuals in different fields. Also, achievements in the subjects known as the 'liberal arts' and some others. Black boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0715619683. A few scuff marks to dustwrapper.

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THE GERMAN AIR FORCE
Written by Asher Lee.
Stock no. 1812871
Published by Duckworth. 1st 1946. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The story of the Luftwaffe from its secret beginning to the fall of Germany. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates and fold-out map to rear. Boards mottled, gilt title to spine hidden by a stain. Contents clean. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge-rubbed, grubby to rear panel, faded to spine with mark to top end mirroring the stain to the title.

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FULL CRY
Written by J. Ivester Lloyd. Illustrated by T. Ivester Lloyd.
Stock no. 1312020
Published by Duckworth. 1st 1939. Almost very good condition.

A collection of hunting sketches. Large format. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. 148 pages. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped, fading to spine. Some writing and b/w illustration (taken from blurb of missing wrapper?) pasted on to front pastedown. Year written in ink to front endpaper. Endpapers browned, some foxing to contents which are otherwise clean.

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HORSE LAUGHTER
Written by Will H. Ogilvie; George Denholm Armour; Guy Paget. Illustrated by G. Denholm Armour.
Stock no. 1310801
Published by Duckworth. 1st 1938. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Few sports offer so many opportunities for humour as hunting. Cream pictorial boards. 87 pages. B/w illustrations. Introduction by Paget. Spine very slightly bumped, some very slight darkening to cover edges. Name plate to front endpaper. Endpapers browned and some light foxing at page edges. A few margin marks. Top of a couple of pages roughly opened resulting in a small closed tear and small piece missing from top of one page. Dustwrapper is very grubby with a few small stains and is price-cut.

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KNAPWORTH AT WAR
Written by Timothy Finn.
Stock no. 2108565
Published by Duckworth. 1st 1982. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Stories from an England village 1939-45. ISBN: 0715616765. SIGNED by author to title page. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Wrapper is price-cut with some browning to spine.

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STUDIES OF BRITISH BIRDS
Written by Fish-Hawk. Illustrated by Fish-Hawk.
Stock no. 1804946
Published by Duckworth. 1st 1937. Very good condition.

Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. 144 pages. A few scuffs to boards. Contents clean.

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SEVEN FOR A SECRET (NEVER TO BE TOLD)
Written by Clive Woodall.
Stock no. 586931
Published by Ziji Publishing; Duckworth. 1st 2005. Fine condition.

Glossy pictorial cardwraps. The eagerly awaited sequel to 'One for Sorrow'. ISBN: 0715634135. SIGNED by author, with ink stamp to title page.

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