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Robert Garland | The Eye of the Beholder | Duckworth | 1995 | 9780715626511 Long diagonal closed tear at top outer corner of front panel of jacket, short closed tear at top of fold of back panel/back flap. Lower outer edge of cloth cover marked, corners bumped, front cover set a little forward. A perfectly serviceable, but very evidently secondhand, copy. | £15

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

J. R. de J. Jackson | Historical Criticism and the Meaning of Texts | Routledge | 1989 | 9780415007672 Light mark on spine of jacket, flaps foxed. | £25

Ivan D. Margary | The London-Lewes Roman Road | Sussex Archaeological Society | n.d. | Stapled pamphlet with foxed outer edge. | £15

Ivan D. Margary | Roman Sussex | Sussex Archaeological Society | 1971 | Stapled pamphlet with light cup ring on back cover, otherwise in very good condition. | £15

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

Jaakoff Prelooker | Under the Russian and British Flags | Spriggs Publishing Agency | n.d. | First edition in unclipped jacket. Extremities of spine are bumped. | £20

Jaakoff Prelooker | Under the Russian and British Flags | Spriggs Publishing Agency | n.d. | Paperbound edition with marked, faded spine & foxed, marked outer edge. No problem with text pages or plates. | £15

Jacobus Augustus Thuanus | Collectanea Adamantaea – XI: A True Narration of that Horrible Conspiracy against King James and the Whole Parliament of England, commonly called the Gunpowder Treason | Privately Printed | 1885 | A rough copy. The parchment front & back covers are partly detached, the sewn spine of the page-block is fully exposed, the endpapers are crinkled & foxed. There are creases & marks in the very wide margins of the text pages. A reading copy, which could be rebound. | £20

Ronald F. E. Weissman | Ritual Brotherhood in Renaissance Florence | Academic Press | 1982 | 0127444807 Hardback in unclipped jacket. Edge of page-block foxed. | £200

Mark R. Wenger (ed.) | The English Travels of Sir John Percival and William Byrd II | Missouri |1989 | 9780826207005 Location & date of purchase noted on ffep. | £15