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THE TRIBAL WORLD OF VERRIER ELWIN: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Written by Verrier Elwin.
Stock no. 1818873
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Text block lightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed and a little browned.

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SIR THOMAS MORE AND HIS FRIENDS 1477-1535
Written by E.M.G. Routh.
Stock no. 1818872
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1934. Very good condition.

Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. Boards slightly scuffed and marked. Corners bumped. Name in ink and inscription in pencil to front endpaper. Text block browned. A few scattered foxspots.

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BRASENOSE: THE BIOGRAPHY OF AN OXFORD COLLEGE
Written by J. Mordaunt Crook.
Stock no. 1818869
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 2008. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine and College crest to front. A few colour photos plus b/w illustrations & photos. ISBN: 9780199544868. Light scuffing to rear panel of dustwrapper.

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THE CRISIS OF PARLIAMENTS: ENGLISH HISTORY 1509-1660
Written by Conrad Russell.
Stock no. 1818864
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1971. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Short Oxford History of the Modern World series. Political, social, and economic factors are integrated in this comprehensive history of Tudor and early Stuart England. Navy blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0199130337. Light browning to top edge of dustwrapper. Blue dustwrapper is faded to spine and top front edge.

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BALLIOL COLLEGE: A HISTORY
Written by John Jones.
Stock no. 1818862
Published by Oxford University Press. 2nd 1997. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Second Edition. Balliol has existed as a community of scholars on its present site without interruption since about 1263. By this token, it is the oldest college in Oxford or Cambridge. Black boards, gilt titles. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0199201811. Black dustwrapper is a little scuffed to rear panel.

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COLD PEACE: STALIN AND THE SOVIET RULING CIRCLE, 1945-1953
Written by Yoram Gorlizki; Oleg Khlevniuk.
Stock no. 1818861
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 2004. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

This book will appeal to those interested in Soviet history, political history, and the lives of dictators. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0195165810. Neat pencil inscription to front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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LIONARDO SALVIATI: A CRITICAL BIOGRAPHY
Written by Peter M. Brown.
Stock no. 1818857
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1974. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Lionardo Salviati was a major figure in the culture of the late sixteenth century in Florence, and his career is a good indicator of the intellectual and political climate of the age of the Medici Grand Dukes. Dark grey cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w frontis. ISBN: 0198155239. Price-cut dustwrapper is faded to spine, lightly scuffed, and has a small closed tear to top front panel edge.

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BIGGLES SEES IT THROUGH
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Howard Leigh; Alfred Sindall.
Stock no. 2131852
Published by Oxford University Press. 1941. Almost very good condition.

Orange pictorial cloth. Front cover shows plane and skis. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. 'Thin' edition. 2nd issue. Spine and cover edges, especially one to front cover are faded. Foxing to outer page edges and page margins.

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BIGGLES IN BORNEO
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 2131851
Published by Oxford University Press. 1944. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth. Palm tree, plane & aircraft carrier vignette to front. Title to spine. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. 185 pages. Some foxing to covers. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Foxing to outer page edges and a few margins. Very scarce wrapper is creased with some closed tears and chips, but with minimal loss; surface paper lifting to part of title on front panel; grubby marks to rear panel.

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LONE STAR JUSTICE: THE FIRST CENTURY OF THE TEXAS RANGERS
Written by Robert M. Utley.
Stock no. 1818663
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The Texas Rangers, celebrated in fact and fiction for their daring exploits in bringing justice to the Old West. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0195127420.

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BIGGLES CHARTER PILOT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Mendoza.
Stock no. 2131795
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1st 1943. Very good condition.

Red cloth, dodo & crocodile vignette. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. 157 pages. Spotting to spine (mostly to top). Front cover is a little bowed. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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BIGGLES FLIES SOUTH
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Jack Nicolle; Howard Leigh.
Stock no. 2131740
Published by Oxford University Press. 1943. Good condition.

Light brown covers, front cover shows shield and javelin design - but thinner spine (approx. 1"). Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Marks and scuffing to covers. Edge creasing to some prelim pages. Ink marks to front pastedown. Foxing to outer page edges.

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