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Abulafia, David: Frederick II, a Medieval Emperor. London: Allen Lane, The Penguin Press, 1988. First edition. 8vo., pp.[xiv], 466. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. A few faint marks to cloth, top edge dusty, very good. Dust-jacket a little worn at edges, spine slightly faded.   Ref: 51603 
£30
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Alden, Jane: Songs, Scribes, and Society. The History and Reception of the Loire Valley Chansonniers. Oxford University Press, 2010. Second edition. 8vo., pp. xxiv, 283. Boards, copper-lettered, edges very slightly dusted, almost fine. Dust-jacket, slight shelf-wear, almost fine.   Ref: 49016 
£15
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Anlezark, Daniel: Water and Fire: the Myth of the Flood in Anglo-Saxon England. Manchester University Press, 2006. 8vo., pp. x, 398. Purple cloth, gilt title to spine, near fine. Dust-jacket very slightly shelf worn, near fine. In the Manchester Medieval Literature series (series editors J.J. Anderson and Gail Ashton).   Ref: 51556 
£20
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Anon: (Smith, Dulcie Lawrence, trans.; Smith, Eileen Lawrence, illus.:) Aucassin and Nicolete. A Twelfth-Century Romance. London: Andrew Melrose, 1914. 4to., pp. [iv], 69, [i] + plates, some colour. Printed in red and black. Quarter faux-vellum, blue paper-covered boards, gilt title to spine and upper board, t.e.g., other edges uncut. Internally bright and clean. Spine a little greyed, free endpapers toned, otherwise very good indeed. White slipcase battered and a bit grubby, but functional. An anonymous medieval French chantefable, or combination of prose and verse, known from only one survivng manuscript discovered in 1752 by Jean-Baptiste de la Curne de Sainte-Palaye.   Ref: 51159 
£40
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[Antiquary, The] Walford, Edward, (ed.:) The Antiquary Vols. I-X. A magazine devoted to the study of the past. London: Elliot Stock, 1880-4. 10 vols. bound as 5. 4to., pp. iv, 289-292, 288, [ii], 275-278, 274 (i.e. indexes bound at front); 294, 286; 284, [iv], 284; 284 276; 292, 284. Numerous illustrations in the text. Vol. IX foxed at front, occasional further light foxing, a few unobtrusive pencil notes to margins. Later half (vellum, flesh-side out?) with marbled paper boards and endpapers, tan morocco gilt labels to spines, t.e.g., others uncut. A little rubbed, with some loss of colour to boards, (vellum) slightly soiled, some scrapes to spine labels, inner hinges beginning to wear but holding firm. Armorial bookplate of Edward Swinfen Harris to each front paste-down, and his pencilled ownership inscription to some title-pages. Edward Swinfen Harris (1841-1924) was surveyor for Buckinghamshire in the late 19th century; a well-known local architect, his work was influenced by the aesthetic movement.   Ref: 47037 
£200
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Arnold, T. W.: The Caliphate. Oxford: Clarendon Press (for Sandpiper Books), 2000. First edition thus. 8vo., pp. 223. Cloth, gilt-lettered, fine. Dust-jacket, a bit of shelf wear, almost fine.   Ref: 49195 
£10
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Badham, Sally; Norris, Malcolm: Early Incised Slabs and Brasses from the London Marblers. The Society of Antiquaries of London, 1999. First edition. 8vo., pp.viii, 182 + figures & plates. Red cloth, gilt-lettered to spine. Dust-jacket. As new.   Ref: 50522 
£15
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Barnish, Sam J. & Marazzi, Federico, eds.: The Ostrogoths, from the Migration Period to the Sixth Century: an Ethnographic Perspective. Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 2007. 4to., pp.[vi], 497, [i]. Black cloth, red title to spine, almost fine. Dust-jacket very lightly shelf worn, almost fine. A stand-alone work, also Volume 7 in the Studies in Historical Archaeoethnology series.   Ref: 51599 
£45
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Barraclough, Geoffrey (trans. & intro.): Mediaeval Germany, 911-1250. Essays by German Historians. Vol. I, Introduction; Vol. II, Essays. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1948. Second impressions. 2 vols. 8vo., pp. xii, 141; x, 305. Cloth, gilt-lettered, spines cocked, edges dusted, very good. Dust-jacket, 2.4cm tear with a bit of loss to bottom edge of lower wrapper of vol. I, 1.3cm tear with loss to top edge of upper wrapper of vol. II, endcaps fraying, spines browned, shelf worn, price clipped, good. Library numbers to spines, library stamps and stickers front endpapers and title pages. Studies in Mediaeval History.   Ref: 49382 
£14
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Bateson, Mary (ed.): Records of the Borough of Leicester Being a Series of Extracts from the Archives of the Corporation of Leicester, 1103-1327 [and] 1327-1509. London: C. J. Clay and Sons, 1899. 2 vols. 8vo., pp. lxviii, 448; lxxxii, 523. Blue cloth gilt, fabric tearing along upper joint of vol 2 but binding sound, some edgewear and ends of spine chipped slightly. Bookseller’s tickets, bookplate, library plate and press cuttings pasted onto beginnings. The first two volumes, covering the Medieval period.   Ref: 35015 
£80
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