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The History Boys (SIGNED COPY)

Faber & Faber, London
1st printing. Octavo size (8vo) in photo illustrated stiff glossy card covers, 109pp. This copy signed by the author on the title-page below his printed name
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread and unmarked copy
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Him

Liveright, New York
8vo in stiff glossy card covers, 139pp.
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW unread and unmarked copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves)
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Wealth and the Wealthy in the Modern World

Croom Helm, London
8vo in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 283pp, index etc
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (small ink name on front blank fly-leaf and otherwise unmarked) in a slightly spine sunned but otherwise FINE Dust Jacket (looks almost as new in its removable transparent protector)
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The Unreformed Local Government System

Croom Helm, London
8vo in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 173pp, index etc
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (small ink name on 2nd blank fly-leaf and otherwise unmarked) in a slightly spine sunned but otherwise FINE price-clipped Dust Jacket (looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
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Stealing From the Saracens - How Islamic Architecture Shaped Europe

Hurst & Company, London
Heavy 8vo. in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 474pp, colour plates, bibliography, index etc
NEW unread and unmarked copy in NEW complete Dust Jacket
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The Horse Trade of Tudor and Stuart England

Cambridge University Press, Cambridge
8vo in green blocked and gilt embossed light brown faux cloth covered boards, 205pp, bibliography, index etc
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (small ink name on front blank fly-leaf with no other marks or inscriptions, hint of sunning to spine)
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Maschere Grottesche - Tra Manierismo E Rococo

Cantini, Firenze
Extra Large 4to. in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 110pp on glossy art paper, bibliography, b/w illustrations in text, mainly very finely printed colour plates. Short text in Italian
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight unmarked copy (slight crease from bumping to top edge of a few leaves only)
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Killing Eve - No Tomorrow (SIGNED COPY)

John Murray, London
1st printing. 8vo in black faux cloth, silver lettering to spine. 247pp. This copy signed by the author on the title-page (no other marks or inscriptions)
NEW unread and unmarked copy in NEW complete Dust Jacket. An excellent signed copy of the now very elusive first printing.
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The Army of Charles II

Routledge & Keegan Paul, London
8vo in black cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 304pp, bibliography, index etc
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (small ink name on front blank fly-leaf, otherwise completely unmarked) in a slightly sunned but otherwise FINE complete Dust Jacket (looks almost as new in its removable transparent protector)
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Agincourt - My Family the Battle and the Fight for France (SIGNED COPY)

Hodder & Stoughton, London
1st printing. Large 8vo in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 326pp, colour plates, index etc. Inscribed to a personal friend and signed by Ranulph Fiennes on the title-page, he has also written his address on the facing blank page.
A well preserved AS NEW unread and unmarked copy (hint of tanning to leaves) in a very slightly edge-rubbed but otherwise AS NEW complete Dust Jacket (looks new in its removable transparent protector)
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Arabella Stuart

Tauchnitz, Leipzig
1st printing thus. Small 8vo bound in half red leather (calf) raised bands to gilt embossed spine, marbled boards, red deckle page-block edges. Complete in one volume, 424pp. The first Tauchnitz edition dated June 1844
Spine faded and moderately rubbed, corner pieces rubbed and with tiny spots of wear to tips, some very moderate foxing to leaves else a VERY GOOD clean and tight unmarked copy. A very presentable copy
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MAD - Mutual Assured Destruction (Signed by entire cast of first performance at the Bush Theatre, London April 2004)

Methuen, London
8vo in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 84pp. This copy signed by all 5 players of the world premier Lewis Chase, Jo Mcinnes, Lee Ross, Gerald Lepkowski and Daniel Mays (no other marks or inscriptions)
NEW unread and unmarked copy (hint of tanning to leaves)
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Christmas is Miles Away (Signed by entire cast of first performance at Royal Exchange, Manchester November 2005)

Nick Hern Books, London
8vo in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 85pp. This copy signed by all 3 actors David Judge, Paul Stocker and Georgia Taylor on the title-page (no other marks or inscriptions)
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy
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Criminal and Victim - Crime and Society in Early Nineteenth Century England

Clarendon Press, Oxford
8vo in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 146pp, bibliography, index etc
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (small ink name on front blank fly-leaf and otherwise completely unmarked) in a faintly tanned but otherwise AS NEW complete Dust Jacket (looks new in its removable transparent protector). An excellent copy
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Public Finance and Private Wealth - the Career of Sir Stephen Fox 1627 - 1716

Clarendon Press, Oxford
Thick 8vo in navy blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 362pp, bibliography, index
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (small ink name on front blank fly-leaf and otherwise completely unmarked) in a mildly sunned FINE price-clipped Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
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City Class and Culture - Studies of Cultural Production and Social Policy in Victorian Manchester

Manchester University Press, Manchester
8vo in brown faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 280pp, plates, diagrams, bibliography, index etc
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (small ink name on front blank fly-leaf and otherwise completely unmarked) in a slightly tanned and spine sunned but otherwise FINE complete Dust Jacket (looks fine in its removable transparent protector). An excellent copy
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Killing Eve - No Tomorrow (SIGNED COPY)

John Murray, London
1st printing. 8vo in black faux cloth, silver lettering to spine. 247pp. This copy signed by the author on the title-page (no other marks or inscriptions)
NEW unread and unmarked copy in NEW complete Dust Jacket. An excellent signed copy of the highly elusive first printing.
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Reluctant Revolutionaries - Englishmen and the Revolution of 1688 (SIGNED COPY)

Oxford University Press, Oxford
8vo in black cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 267pp, plates, bibliography, index. Inscribed and signed by the author (as Bill) to John Styles who is warmly acknowledged in the authors' preface (no other marks or inscriptions)
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves) in a slightly spine sunned but otherwise AS NEW complete Dust Jacket (looks new in its removable transparent protector). An excellent copy
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Popular Culture and Custom in Nineteenth Century England

Croom Helm, London
8vo in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 213pp, index etc
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW copy (small ink name on front blank fly-leaf otherwise completely unmarked) in an almost AS NEW complete Dust Jacket (faintly tanned, looks new in its removable transparent protector). An excellent copy
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Reform in the Provinces - the Government of Stuart England

Yale University Press, New Haven and London
Thick, heavy 8vo. in black cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 386pp, index
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (small ink name on front blank fly-leaf otherwise completely unmarked) in a very slightly tanned but otherwise FINE complete Dust Jacket (looks new in its removable transparent protector). A very nice copy
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Crime and Authority in Victorian England

Croom Helm, London
8vo in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 321pp, bibliography, index etc
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (small ink name on front blank fly-leaf otherwise completely unmarked) in a moderately spine sunned but otherwise FINE complete Dust Jacket (looks fine in its removable transparent protector). A very nice copy
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Class Power and Social Structure in British Nineteenth Century Towns

Leicester University Press
Large 8vo in bright marine blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 222pp, index etc
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unmarked copy (hint of tanning to leaves) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
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Death in Paris - the Records of the Basse-ge?oe De La Seine October 1795 September 1801 Vendemiaire Year Iv Fructidor Year ix

Oxford University Press, Oxford
8vo in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 134pp, index etc
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW very clean and tight copy (small ink name on front blank fly-leaf otherwise completely unmarked) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
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Inspector General - Sir Jeremiah Fitzpatrick and the Politics of Social Reform 1783 - 1802

Croom Helm, London
8vo in black faux leather covered boards, gilt lettering to spine, 344pp, bibliography, index etc
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (small ink name on front blank fly-leaf and otherwise completely unmarked) in a slightly spine sunned and slightly edge-creased but otherwise FINE complete Dust Jacket (looks fine in its removable transparent protector). An excellent copy of this very elusive book
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Bound for America - the Transportation of British Convicts to the Colonies

Clarendon Press, Oxford
8vo in black cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 277pp, bibliography, index
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread and unmarked copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves) in an AS NEW complete Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
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The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle (SIGNED LIMITED EDITION)

Raven Books, London
1st printing, number 348 of 1000 copies hand numbered and signed by the author. Thick, heavy 8vo. in bright red faux cloth, black lettering to spine. 507pp. Red printed page-block edges.
NEW unread and unmarked copy in NEW complete Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
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Thirteen Days - A Memoir of the Cuban Missile Crisis

W W Norton, New York
Large 8vo in dark blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 224pp, plates, index, facsimile end-papers etc. Published to coincide with the authors funeral, which happened before he had time to finish writing this partial (in both senses of the word) tome.
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight unmarked copy (pages very slightly tanned)
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The Colour of Sculpture 1840 - 1910 (Henry Moore Institute, Leeds 13 December 1996 - 6 April 1997 and Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam)

Henry Moore Institute, Leeds / Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam / Wanders, Zwolle
Large, very heavy 4to in dark blue cloth, black lettering to spine and front cover, 277pp on thick art paper, illustrated in colour, index etc. Text in English throughout
An extremely well preserved almost AS NEW very clean and tight unmarked copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves) in an almost AS NEW complete Dust Jacket (faintly edge-creased, looks new in its removable transparent protector). An excellent copy
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Gong Donkeys (Signed by the Entire Cast of the First Performances At the Bush Theatre, London 2004)

Methuen, London
1st printing. 8vo in colour printed stiff glossy card covers 94pp. This copy signed by all 6 cast members on the half-title-page (no other marks or inscriptions)
A well preserved almost AS NEW unread copy (pages slightly tanned)
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After the End (Signed by both actors in the first performances at the Bush Theatre, London 2005)

Oberon Books, London
1st printing. 8vo in colour printed stiff glossy card covers 106pp. This copy signed by both actors on the title-page
A well preserved AS NEW unmarked copy
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