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Nicholas, David: The Van Arteveldes Of Ghent: The Varieties of Vendetta and the Hero in History. Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 1988. First edition. 8vo., pp. xx; 212. Internally bright and clean. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Top edge very slightly dusty, near fine. Light shelf-wear to dust-jacket but still very good indeed.   Ref: 51857 
£15
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Norgate, Kate: The Minority of Henry the Third. London: Macmillan and Co. Ltd, 1912. 8vo., pp. x, 307 + errata slip tipped in. Brown cloth, binding a little loose, a little fading to gilt lettering, small white stain to upper board, head, tail and corners slightly bumped, some rubbing to joints and edges. Pages rough cut and uneven, small closed tear to first page of text, toning to edges and endpapers. Good +. Owner inscription of Jeanne Fradin (?) (1941) to f.f.e.p. Bookplate of Jeanne M.B. Stones to front pastedown.   Ref: 40847 
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Norwich, John Julius: The Normans in the South (1016-1130); The Kingdom in the Sun (1130-1194). London: Longmans, Green & Co.; Longman Group, 1967; 1970. First editions. 2 vols. 8vo., pp. xvi, 355, [i]; xv, [i] 426 + plates. Internally clean and bright. Black cloth, gilt labels to spines (purple to vol.I, orange to vol.II). A few light scratches to cloth, top edges a little dusty, very good. Vol. I signed and inscribed by the author. A few relevant newspaper-clippings loosely inserted. Scarce as single volumes, even rarer as author-inscribed first editions in their dust-jackets. Volume I is signed to the ffep with a dedication to Evelyn Jamison (1877-1972), doyenne of historians of medieval Italy.   Ref: 51383 
£400
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Orridge, B. B.: Some Account of the Citizens of London and Their Rulers From 1060 to 1867. London: William Tegg, 1867. 8vo., pp. xxviii, 262, occasional light spotting. Publisher's maroon cloth gilt, ends of spine worn. Armorial bookplate of Ronald Ryall to front pastedown; Liverpool Library's stamp to title page.   Ref: 30360 
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Paulus Diaconus; Lipsius, J: Pauli Warnefridi Langobardi Filii, Diaconi Foroiuliensis, De Gestis Langobardorum Libri VI. Ad MS, & Veterum Codicum Fidem Editi; De Recta Pronunciatione Latinae Linguae Dialogus. Lugduni Batavorum [Leiden], Ex Officina Plantiniana, Apud Franciscum Raphelengium, 1595; [c.1586]. 12mo., pp. [xii], 337, [i]; [ii], 96, [viii]. Woodcut device to title page of first work. Slightly toned with some occasional foxing, small scorch mark to text p.16 (no loss of sense), preliminary blanks and one leaf loosening. Some underlining to one page in second section. Later vellum, possibly retaining old boards, ink title to spine, Yapp edges, edges sprinkled red. Endcaps creased, a little darkened at fore-edge but otherwise bright, pastedowns lifting to reveal mauscript binder's waste. Some booksellers notes and a pasted catalogue entry to front paste-down. Two works bound together: the first is the major work of Paul the Deacon, his History of the Lombards, in an edition published by Plantin - the first edited by Fr. Linbenbrog; the second work is an anonymous edition of Lipsius's study on the correct pronunciation of Latin. Adams, p.499   Ref: 46592 
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Payne, F. Anne: King Alfred & Boethius. An Analysis of the Old English Version of the Consolation of Philosophy. The University of Wisconsin Press, 1968. First edition. 8vo., pp. viii, 151. Grey cloth, slight rubbing to edges of boards. Dusting to top-edge, very good. Dustwrapper, dusty with rubbing, creasing and small tears to extremities, good. Ownership inscription of V.M. Bonnell to front pastedown.   Ref: 45911 
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Petrie, Henry (ed.); Sharpe, John (assist.): Hardy, Thomas Duffus (ed.): Monumenta Historica Britannica, or materials for the history of Britain, from the earliest period. Volume I [all published]: extending to the Norman Conquest. London: Printed by George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode 'by Command of Her Majesty', 1848. First edition of the the first and only volume published. Folio, pp. [xiii], 146, [ii], clxxiii, [xiii], 1035, [i] + 27 plates (17 coins, 10 mss facsimiles) and a fold-out map. Half-title and title pages in red and black. Plates rather foxed as usual, occasional slight staining, some toning from plates to adjacent pages, small closed tear to map. Sturdy 20th-century quarter morocco, orange buckram boards, gilt title to spine, edges uncut, replacement endpapers with cloth hinges. Spine a little scuffed, corners worn, a few marks here and there but sound. Bookplate of the Jesuit Community Library at 114 Mount St., London to front paste-down. "The historical selections and histories contained in this volume were collected and prepared for printing by the late Mr. Henry Petrie, assisted by the Rev. John Sharpe, and were printed by command of... King William the Fourth, under the direction of the Commisioners of the public records of the Kingdom. The volume was not finished by Mr. Petrie, and since his death it has been completed and the prefatory matter added by Mr. Thomas Duffus Hardy" (from title-page, verso). As a failed precursor to the Rolls Series, this volume has value in containing the 'official' Editiones Principes of chronicles of Aethelweard, Bede, Brut y Twysogion, Florence of Worcester, Gaimar, Gildas, Guy of Amiens, Henry of Huntingdon, Simeon of Durham, etc.   Ref: 47141 
£375
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Prawer, Joshua.: History of the Jews in the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem. Oxford University Press (Sandpiper reprint). 1996. Reprint. 8vo., pp. ix, 310. Black cloth, gilt title to spine. Top edge very slightly dusty, near fine. A little light shelf-wear to dust-jacket, near fine. First published 1988, this special edition for Sandpiper Books published 1996.   Ref: 51860 
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Reilly, Bernard F.: The Medieval Spains Cambridge University Press, 1993. 8vo., pp.viii, [iv], 228. Black cloth, gilt title to spine. A little toned, a few slight dusty marks to boards but still very good overall. A Cambridge Medieval Textbook.   Ref: 51626 
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Richard of Cirencester [Bertram, Charles, pseud.:] Dyer, Gilbert: Vulgar Errors, Ancient and Modern [....] To which is added Richard's original work; The Principles of Atheism and Deism Proved to be Unfounded from the Nature of Man. London: printed for G. Dyer et al, 1816. First collected edition. 8vo., pp. [iv], lxxvi, [iv], 230, [ii], 25, [i]. A little yellowed, some occasional light spots and smudges. Contemporary half tan calf, red marbled paper-covered boards, gilt title to spine, edges sprinkled red. Spine a little scratched, patches of fading, edges slightly worn but still a very good copy. Royal Agricultural College stamp to front paste-down, additional stamps to title-pages. Includes both 'A commentary on Richard of Cirencester, and Antoninus's itineraries of Britain' and 'The principles of atheism proved to be unfounded, from the nature of man'.   Ref: 48594 
£80
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