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A History of England series. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine and border to front. Colour frontis plus b/w illustrations. Top edge blue. Top front corner has a small bump. Contained in publisher's blue slipcase which is scuffed, also bumped to top corner.
THE HISTORY OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE (8 VOLUMES)
Written by Edward Gibbon.
Stock no. 1819240
Published by Folio Society. 2001. Nearly fine condition.
Full elephant hide cream binding. Red and blue title labels. 8 volumes in two sets i.e. four volumes in each set. Twelfth printing. Contained in two red slipcases in Very Good condition, a few marks and scuffs,small split to open edge of vols I-IV slipcase.
Contains: The Struggle for Mastery In Europe Volumes I (1848-1878) and II (1878-1914); The First World War and its Aftermath 1914-1919; The Origins of the Second World War 1919-1939 and The Second World War and Its Aftermath 1939-1948. Minor mark to spine of volumes 2 & 3. Contained in publisher's slipcase in Very Good condition, top of slipcase has light fading, bottom is scuffed.
7 volumes bound in green cloth with beautiful silver and gold decorations to front covers. B/w illustrations throughout. Contained in gold slipcase with colour map of Narnia on both sides. Third printing. Top rear corner of The Last Battle bumped else a fine set. Slipcase is in Very Good condition being scuffed on the gold sides.
MILITARY OPERATIONS FRANCE AND BELGIUM 1914 (2 VOLUMES)
Written by James E. Edmonds.
Stock no. 1819237
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 2nd 1926. Very good condition.
Second Edition. History of The Great War Military Operations based on official documents. Mons, The Retreat to the Seine, The Marne and the Aisne, August-October 1914. Red cloth boards with gilt titles to spine. Volume I has a number of maps (sketches) bound in to the volume. Volume II is a red cloth box of 40 maps. Reprint. Spines faded. Volume I: Bookplate to front pastedown and name in ink to front endpaper. Browning to endpapers and text block. Volume II (box of maps) cloth is mottled and a little frayed, name in ink to top of contents. All maps present. One map slightly creased else all others in excellent condition.
United States Army in World War II: The European Theater of Operations. This is the story of how the Germans planned and executed their offensive. The story of how the high command, American and British, reacted to defeat the German plan once the reality of a German offensive was accepted. The story of the American fighting man and the manner in which he fought a myriad of small defensive battles until the torrent of the German attack was slowed and diverted. Black cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 156852370X. Small, neat, inscription in ink to front endpaper. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine and front edge of spine, light scuffing.
Being the True Story of Marie-Antoinette and the Cardinal de Rohan in which her reputation was left in tatters, being implied as defrauding the jewellers of an expensive diamond necklace. Translated by Edwards. Green cloth boards, gilt titles and 'diamond' pattern to spine and front board. 12 b/w plates. Inscription in pencil to front pastedown and in ink to front endpaper. Small closed tear to vertical edge of front endpaper. Front joint cracked. Endpapers browned, foxing throughout, heavy in places.
With 119 Illustrations and 4 Maps. B/w photos and fold-out maps. Translated from the Swedish. A few marks/scuffs to boards. Bookplate to front pastedown and name in ink to front endpaper. Heavy foxing throughout.
MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS: HER ENVIRONMENT AND TRAGEDY (2 VOLUMES)
Written by T.F. Henderson.
Stock no. 1819232
Published by Hutchinson & Co.. 1st 1905. Good condition.
A biography of Mary Stuart. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spines & vignette to front boards. 102 b/w illustrations including 2 photogravure plates. Spines browned. Uneven browning to boards. Boards marked and grubby. Front board of volume I has the remains of a sticker to top. Rear board of volumes II heavily faded. Inscription in ink and browning to front endpapers. Joints cracked. Some neat pencil annotation to volume I. Foxing throughout.
The Italo-Ethiopian War 1935-6. The historical, political and economic causes of the war, tracing the growth of discord from the nineteenth century. Light tan cloth boards, black title to spine. B/w photos and maps. ISBN: 0304932019. Small inscription in ink to front endpaper. Minor foxing to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed and worn, Author name to front panel has surface paper loss (author name no longer visible).
A SHORT HISTORY OF THE 20TH BATTALION KING'S ROYAL RIFLE CORPS (B.E.L. PIONEERS) 1915-1919
Written by A.S. Turberville.
Stock no. 1819230
Published by Goddard, Walker & Brown, Ltd.. 1st 1923. Good condition.
The special interest and importance of pioneer work in relation to the operations of the great division to which the 20th for most of its career belonged. Green cloth boards, gilt titles and vignette to front. Spine and front board water stained. Foxing mainly to prelims and text block. Pencil erasure to blank page facing title page.
THE ULTIMATE SITE GUIDE TO SCARCER BRITISH BIRDS
Written by Lee G.R. Evans. Illustrated by Raymond Scally.
Stock no. 1819229
Published by Birdguides. 3rd 2009. Slightly better than very good condition.
Updated 3rd edition. Where to look, when to look, how to get there and the chances of seeing the bird! Pictorial cardwraps. B/w text illustrations. 326 pages. ISBN: 9871898110499. Remains of label to rear cover else covers nice and bright. Previous owner's gold address label to title page and date in ink below. Text block slightly browned. Contents clean.