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E. J. Hobsbawm et al (eds) | Peasants in History: essays in honour of Daniel Thorner | Oxford UP | 1980 | 0195612159 In unclipped jacket, with a presentation slip from Alice Thorner tipped in between the frontispiece & title page. Name on ffep, extremities of spine bumped, outer edge of page-block foxed & lightly marked. | £100

T. E. Lawrence | Seven Pillars of Wisdom – 2-volume set | World Books, Reprint Society | 1939 | Two-volume set in jackets. Some sunning & miscellaneous marks to pale jackets. Coloured lettering on spines of jackets is rather faded, most evidently in the case of the red lettering on vol. I. Bookplates on front pastedown of each volume, signature of same owner on ffep. Outer edge of page-blocks foxed, lower edges a little dust-marked. Still a handsome set. | £50

Marcus Milwright | The Queen of Sheba’s Gift | Edinburgh | 2021 | 9780748668496 Unread copy with external wear from previous storage/display. Cover is scuffed & bumped, text pages are in excellent condition. | £50

John Taylor | From Self-Help to Glamour | History Workshop | 1972 | Large format side-stapled booklet. Outer edge of page-block foxed, plain back cover marked. | £60