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161 FURNAS, J. C. The Life and Times of The Late Demon Run.
1965 
W. H. Allen. 1965. First edition. Hardback with DW. Wrapper is price clipped and a little rubbed along edges. A clean and sound copy. 72645 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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162 GALE, General Sir Richard. Kings at Arms. The Use and Abuse of Power in the Great Kingdoms of the East.
Hutchinson, London. 1971 
First edition. DW. 211pp. Index. Extremities of wrapper worn esp. top edge which has 4cm tear; spine sunned. VG/Good. ISBN 0 09 197950 0 45220 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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163 GARCIA, Luis Britto. Sir Walter Raleigh. Discovering The Wealthy, Great And Elegant Pirate of El Dorado.
Real Caribbean Treasury, Colombia. 2015 
First Edition. English. No DW issued. Textured brown cloth with embossed initials WR on upper board - no text to spine. Tall slim 8vo. Colour illustrations. 107pp. A handsome volume. Nr Fine. 69331 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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164 GARDINER, Juliet and WENBORN, Neil (Editors). The History Today Companion to British History
Collins and Brown, London. 1995 
Reprint. DW. 840 pages. Text in two columns. Nr. Fine in wrapper that is very slightly sunned to spine. 69752 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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165 GATHORNE-HARDY, G.M. A Short History of International Affairs 1920-1939. Third Revised Edition to the Outbreak of War.
Oxford University Press, London. 1947 
No DW. Blue boards, gilt type to spine. 514pp inc index. Boards slightly scuffed and corners bumped. Foxing to medges and endpapers, and some pages at rear of text. VG+ 61931 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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166 GIBBON, Edward. The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. With Memoirs of His Life and Writings, Composed by Himself....By John, Lord Sheffield. London University Edition - Complete in One Volume. BOUND IN HALF CALF.
George Berger. London. N.d. (c.1870) 
Small 4to. xxxix, 492pp. Text in two columns. Engraved portrait frontis. with tissue guard, both foxed. Bound in 19th century half polished dark maroon calf gilt, sl. worn at extremities, marbled boards rubbed. A clean and sound copy. VG+. 62331 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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167 GIFFORD, John [Ed.] The History of France. In Four Volumes. From the Earliest Times, to the Present Important Era. From the French of Velly, Villaret, Garnier, Mezeray, Daniel, and other eminent historians; with Notes, Critical and Explanatory; by John Gifford.
W. Locke, London. 1791-4 
In four volumes. First edition in English. 4to. Vol. I: 586pp + [16]pp. Index, Very attractive engraved frontis with fold-out description at base, 11 plates; Vol. II: 652pp + [16]pp. Index, 8 plates; Vol. III: 652pp + [12]pp. Index, 7 plates; Vol: IV: 718pp + [24]pp. index + [2]pp. binders directions for plates. 20 out of 23 plates, (3 missing) and lacks folding map frontis. Bound in contemporary full brown calf. Extremities sl. rubbed and worn, spine of Vol. III retains much of the contrasting black lettering pieces but these are lacking from spines of other vols. Generally a sound set. 40916 
Price: 250.00 GBP
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168 GIFFORD, John. The Reign of Louis the Sixteenth; and Complete History of the French Revolution. With Notes, Critical and Explanatory.
C. Lowndes. London. 1794 
Large Quarto. Both contemporary boards detatched. 26 portraits. 2 foldout maps. 805 + 28 + 6pp. including Appendix and Index. Some occasional browning to edges otherwise a very clean copy. 37155 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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169 GIILBERT, Martin. Exile and Return. The Emergence of Jewish Statehood.
Weidefeld & Nicolson. London. 1978 
DW. 364pp. Illustrations. A clean copy in wrapper that ischipped with portions missing. VG/G-. 62469 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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170 GILBERT, Martin. British History Atlas. (SIGNED) Cartography by Arthur Banks.
Weidenfeld and Nicolson. London. 1968 
First Edition. DW. SIGNED presentation copy from the author to his friend and colleague Tom Hartman. "To Tom and Wendy belatedly but not unenthusiastically from Martin." 118pp. Illustrated with a map to each page. Pages slightly browned o/w VG+/VG. in bright but slightly soiled and chipped wrapper. 47969 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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171 GILDEA, Robert. Marianne in Chains. Daily Life in the Heart of France during the German Occupation.
Picador 2004 
Paperback edition. 507pp. Maps. Photographs. A Near Fine copy. Unread. 68579 
Price: 12.95 GBP
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172 GINIO, Ruth. French Colonialism Unmasked. The Vichy Years in French West Africa.
University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln. 2006 
First edition. DW. xviii, 243pp. Lovely clean copy. FINE in wrapper. ISBN 0803222122. 43143 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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173 GIRTIN, Thomas. The Golden Ram. A Narrative History of the Clothworkers' Company 1528-1958.
Worshipful Company of Clothworkers, London. 1958. 
Second edition. Blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, gilt crest to upper. 364pp. B/w plates. Index. Bds. sl. rubbed. VG+ 33076 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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174 GIRTIN, Tom. The Mark of the Sword. A narrative history of the Cutlers' Company 1189-1975.
Hutchinson Benham, London. 1975 
First Edition. DW. incl. index. Illus. A very clean copy in sl. rubbed bds. Wrapper torn and small portion missing from upper edge of front. VG+/G-. 33057 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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175 GLEDHILL, Alison. Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter.
F.A.F Brewin Books, Warwick. 1992 
Reprint of 1988 edition. Paperback. Illustrated. Ownership signature to title page o/w Nr. fine. 52234 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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176 GLOTZ, Gustave. The Aegean Civilization.
Routledge & Kegan Paul. London. 1968 
Reissue. DW. B/w illus and 3 maps. Original blus boards lovely owl gilt vignette.Tail of spine sl. bumped. Boards slightly faded. Wrapper extremities bumped and sl. crinkled. Spine sunned and a little shelf worn. VG/VG. ISBN 0710061064 32834 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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177 GLOVER, Jon and SILKIN, Jon (Editors). The Penguin Book of First World War Prose.
Viking, London. 1989 
First edition. DW. 620 pages. DW spine sunned. VG/VG 69693 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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178 GOJDA, Martin. The Ancient Slavs. Settlement and Society. The Rhind Lectures 1989-90.
Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh. 1991 
First edition. DW. xiv + 105pp. Maps, diagrams, b/w photographs. Index. VG/VG 58735 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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179 GORMAN, John. Banner Bright: An Illustrated History of the Banners of the British Trade Union Movement. With an Introduction by Gwyn A. Williams. (SIGNED).
Allen Lane, London. 1973 
First edition. DW. 184 pages. SIGNED presentation copy from the author "Best wishes - John Gorman" to free endpaper. Large 8vo. Illustrated with photographs. Cloth is soiled from some damp damage. Internally clean and bright. Wrapper is a little soiled and browned, and slightly chipped and worn at extremities. 71751 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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180 GOWER, Iris Leveson. The Face Without a Frown. Georgiana Duchess of Devonshire.
1944 
Frederick Muller, London. 1944. Second edition. Hardback with DW. Illustrations, including facsimile letter tipped in at p.177. Boards a little stained. Interior clean and bright. Gift inscription to front endpaper as well as owner's messy signature in pencil. Wrapper is worn and rubbed, and lacks small sections to head and tail of spine. 82280 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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