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The World of the Ancient Slavs. Photographs by Pavel Vacha. Illustrations by Pavel Major., VANA, ZDENEK:
181 VANA, ZDENEK: The World of the Ancient Slavs. Photographs by Pavel Vacha. Illustrations by Pavel Major.
Orbis Publishing. London. 1983 1st edition. 
Size 10.5 x 12.5 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; handling marks. Not price clipped). Small damp stains to bottom edges. Else a clean and tight copy. 240pp. With b/w and colour photographs, illustrations and maps. The history and origins of the ancient Slavic people and their cultural influence on Medieval Europe. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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The Sketch June 30th 1897 No 231 Vol XVIII With Supplement; Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria, Various
182 Various The Sketch June 30th 1897 No 231 Vol XVIII With Supplement; Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria
Ingram Brothers 1897 
Large Size 14.5 x 10.5 inches. Bound in original paper wrapper. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing on edges, rear top corner torn off. Inside centre fold a little foxed, with staples a little rusty. Generally clean & tight. Pages iv 381 to 416 plus iv adverts. Includes Our Ladies Pages (Passions of Fashions) World of Sport, Queens Yachts. Includes stunning adverts. Some including; Lipton’s Teas Ceylon, Various Sports. Full page plate of Hon. Maurice Gifford, who led the Rhodesian Horse in the Procession & Sir Edward Bradford Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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English Society in the Eleventh Century, Essays in English Medieval History., VINOGRADOFF, PAUL:
183 VINOGRADOFF, PAUL: English Society in the Eleventh Century, Essays in English Medieval History.
Oxford at the Clarendon Press 1908 (1st.ed.). 
Tall 8vo.(16 cm x 23 cm). Green cloth gt. A few pages in the Introduction are foxed, else very clean. Very good in near very good pict. dustwrapper (dw: slightly chipped top of spine / a bit browned). 599 pp. Vinogradoff ( 1854-1925). An important historical analysis of the forces which were creating mediaeval society in England. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Histoire de L’Empire de Russie. Sous Pierre-Le-Grand. Nouvelle Edition, Soigneusement corrigee, et collationee sur les meilleures impressions., VOLTAIRE, M. de;
184 VOLTAIRE, M. de; Histoire de L’Empire de Russie. Sous Pierre-Le-Grand. Nouvelle Edition, Soigneusement corrigee, et collationee sur les meilleures impressions.
W. Flint. London. 1815 
Siz eapprox 4 x 7 inches. Bound in brown leather to spine with original tree calf leather boards. In very good condition. Corners bumped and edges rubbed to original boards. Inside owners bookplate to fornt endpaper. Some minor pencil notations t omargins else clean and tight throughout. 360pp. Map illustration to p175. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Wonders of the Ancient World., WALKER, CHARLES:
185 WALKER, CHARLES: Wonders of the Ancient World.
Popular Press. 1988 repr. 
Size 8.75 x 11.75 inches. In illustrated hard card covers with matching dustwrapper. Light orange endpapers. 176pp. With colour photographs, illustrations and plans. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). The covers have been bound on upside down. Else a very clean and tight copy. "Wonders of the Ancient World is a survey of the most imposing masterpieces of architecture and art produced by the great early civilisations of the Mediterranean, the Middle East, Asia and Central and South America.". Each "wonder" has a brief description of the architecture/artwork and its function within its world. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Religion and Statecraft among the Romans., WARDMAN, ALAN:
186 WARDMAN, ALAN: Religion and Statecraft among the Romans.
Granada. London. 1982 1st edition. 
Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In red cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 217pp. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Not price clipped). Small address label to front endpaper. Else a very clean and tight copy. The book examines the link between politics and religion in the Roman Republic and Empire and the changes between 3rd century BC and the fourth century AD. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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The Roman Soldier. Aspects of Greek and Roman Life. General editor: H.H.Scullard., WATSON, G.R.:
187 WATSON, G.R.: The Roman Soldier. Aspects of Greek and Roman Life. General editor: H.H.Scullard.
London. Thames and Hudson. 1983 repr. 
Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In orange cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. 256pp. With b/w photographs. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. A study of the life and training of Roman Soldiers from enlistment to discharge. The author covers the period from the foundation of the Empire to Diocletian. 
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Fortress into City. The Consolidation of Roman Britain, First Century AD., WEBSTER, GRAHAM:
188 WEBSTER, GRAHAM: Fortress into City. The Consolidation of Roman Britain, First Century AD.
B.T.Batsford. 1988 1st edition 
Size 7.5 x 10.0 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Light blue endpapers. 178pp. With b/w photographs, maps, plans and illustrations. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). Small address label to front endpaper. Else a very clean and tight copy. The author looks at the development of Roman towns in Britain. Some developed from Fortresses, others were set up either for natives (civitates), or for army veterans (coloniae). 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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English Bendictine Congregation. Chronological Notes containing the Rise, Growth and Present State of the English Congregation of the Order of St.Benedict, drawn from the archives of the houses of the said congregation...authentic acts and original deeds., WELDON, DOM BENNET:
189 WELDON, DOM BENNET: English Bendictine Congregation. Chronological Notes containing the Rise, Growth and Present State of the English Congregation of the Order of St.Benedict, drawn from the archives of the houses of the said congregation...authentic acts and original deeds.
London. John Hodges. 1881 
4to. In dark maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded and rubbed at ends. Corners slightly bumped. Front spine slightly cracked. Else a clean and tight copy. 256, 55, xl pp. Decorated chapter headings and footings. “A chronicle of the English Benedictine Monks from the renewing of their congregation in the days of Queen Mary to the death of King James II, being the chronological notes of Dom Bennet Weldon.” 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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The Teapot Dome Scandal. The gigantic swindle of the Twenties and how it was exposed by a remarkable feat of detection., WERNER, M.R. / STARR, JOHN:
190 WERNER, M.R. / STARR, JOHN: The Teapot Dome Scandal. The gigantic swindle of the Twenties and how it was exposed by a remarkable feat of detection.
Cassell. London. 1961 1st UK edition. 
Size 5.75 x 8.75 inches. In black cloth covers with yellow lettering to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened and rubbed with small tears at top end. Handling marks. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges and endpapers. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. 306pp. With b/w illustrations. The Teapot Dome Scandal of the 1920's, in the USA was one of the most sensational conspiracies to defraud a government ever to hit the headlines of the world's newspapers. In which crooked oil barons, thieving politicians, jury fixing henchmen, and a gullible president, left their ignoble mark upon the pages of history. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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The Stanwick Fortifications North Riding of Yorkshire., Wheeler, Mortimer
191 Wheeler, Mortimer The Stanwick Fortifications North Riding of Yorkshire.
The Society of Antiquaries 1954 1st edition 
Bound in original brown cloth, with gilt to spine. In good condition. Ex library copy. Fading to spine. Library number on spine. Marks to covers and light bumping to edges. library stickers on front endpapers. Library stamp to full title page. One other library stamp on back of last foldout. 62pp. Prof. ills with b/w photographs, line drawings, maps and diagrams, some fold out. Report of excavations and finds of pre-Roman conquest first century A.D. British huge Iron Age hillfort which enclosed 700 acres. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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The Age of George III., WHITE, R.J.:
192 WHITE, R.J.: The Age of George III.
The History Book Club. 1968 1st edition. 
Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 251pp. With b/w illustrations. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Part faded. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. The reign of George III saw the American and French Revolutions and the beginning of the Industrial Revolution at home. The author describes the consequences with the old world of country houses and estates and the rise of the new world of factories and industrial towns. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Diocletian and the Roman Recovery., WILIAMS, STEPHEN:
193 WILIAMS, STEPHEN: Diocletian and the Roman Recovery.
B.T.Batsford. London. 1985 1st edition. 
Size 6.25 x 9.5 inches. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 264pp. With b/w photographs and maps in text. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Not price clipped). Small address label to front endpaper. Else a very clean and tight copy. The first biography of Diocletian in English. Diocletian ended the Tetrarchy and brought much needed stability and reforms to the Empire which had undergone a period of almost anarchy. 
Price: 11.00 GBP
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Swansea An Illustrated History., WILLIAMS, GLANMOR (ed):
194 WILLIAMS, GLANMOR (ed): Swansea An Illustrated History.
Christopher Davies. 1990 1st edition 
Size 7.5 x 10.0 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 369pp. With b/w and colour photographs, illustrations, maps and tables. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly rubbed along top edge. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. The history of Swansea goes back to medieval times but the town’s growth only started with the Industrial Revolution. 
Price: 13.00 GBP
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The Victorians., WILSON, A.N.:
195 WILSON, A.N.: The Victorians.
Hutchinson. 2002 1st edition. 
Size 6.25 x 9.5 inches. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Black endpapers. 724pp. With b/w photographs and illustrations. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. A history of the Victorian age with the emphasis on the people, both rich and poor who made it what it was. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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The World Encompassed - Drake's Great Voyage 1577-1580., WILSON, DEREK:
196 WILSON, DEREK: The World Encompassed - Drake's Great Voyage 1577-1580.
Hamish Hamilton. London. 1977 (1st.). 
In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. Invery good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased around edges. In removable plastic cover. Price clipped). Covers part faded. Mild foxing to edges. Else a clean and tight copy. 240pp. Prof. ills. with b/w pictures in text, plates and maps. Published to celebrate the 400th anniversary of one of the greatest exploits accomplished by an Englishman, Francis Drakes circumnavigation of the globe and all the adventures in between. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The English Mediaeval House. With frontispiece, 60 pages of half-tone plates, 32 pages of engravings and 117 illustrations in the text. Preface by Sir Mortimer Wheeler., WOOD, MARGARET:
197 WOOD, MARGARET: The English Mediaeval House. With frontispiece, 60 pages of half-tone plates, 32 pages of engravings and 117 illustrations in the text. Preface by Sir Mortimer Wheeler.
Phoenix House. London. 1965 1st edition. 
Size 7.25 x 10.0 inches. In pale green cloth covers with gilt to spine and gilt vignette to front. With illustrated dustwrapper. 448pp. With b/w photographs, maps and plans in text. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; slightly rubbed around edges with tear to front. Not price clipped). Small address label to front endpaper. Neat inscription to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. The author describes English Medieval Domestic Architecture from the Norman Conquest to 1540. The first comprehensive study in 100 years. 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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In Search of Myths and Heroes. Accompanies the Television Series., WOOD, MICHAEL:
198 WOOD, MICHAEL: In Search of Myths and Heroes. Accompanies the Television Series.
BBC Books. 2005 1st edition. 
Size 7.5 x 10.0 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. Illustrated dustwrapper. Red endpapers. 272pp. With b/w and colour illustrations and photographs. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. The author presented a TV series where he searched for the origins of Myths and Heroes. Here he describes his search for evidence of Shangri-La, Jason and the Golden Fleece, The Queen of Sheba and Arthur. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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The East Neuk of Fife Its History and Antiquities, Geology, Botany and Natural History in General., WOOD, Rev. Walter,
199 WOOD, Rev. Walter, The East Neuk of Fife Its History and Antiquities, Geology, Botany and Natural History in General.
Oliver & Boyd, and John Menzies. 1862 1st edition 
Size approx 5 x 7.5 inches. Bound in black half-leather with blue marbled paper covered boards, and endpapers. Gilt page edging to top. Spine has raised bands with gilt title and date. In very good condition. Very minor rubbing to edges and corners. Inside pages slightly darkened else clean and tight. With neat pencil inscription to front endpaper. Else a very clean and tight copy. 387pp. 
Price: 99.00 GBP
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Prelude to Civil War 1642. Mr.Justice Malet and the Kentish Petitions. With an Introduction by Ivan Roots., WOODS, T.P.S.:
200 WOODS, T.P.S.: Prelude to Civil War 1642. Mr.Justice Malet and the Kentish Petitions. With an Introduction by Ivan Roots.
Michael Russell. 1980 1st edition. 
Size 6.25 x 9.5 inches. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. 244pp. With b/w photographs and illustrations. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Small marks. Price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. A fresh and meticulous account of the Kentish petitions of 1642 and a study of the life and work of a notable 17th century lawyer. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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