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261 JONES, Theophilus. A History of the County Of Brecknock. Containing the Chorography, General History, Religion, Laws, Customs, Manners, Language, System of Agriculture, Antiquities, Sepulchral Monuments and Inscriptions, Natural Curiosities, Variations of the Soil, Stratification, Mineralogy, List of Rare and Other Plants and Birds, Parliamentary History, Names and Biographies of Sheriffs and Mayors of Brecknock, Also the Genealogies and Arms of the Principal Families Properly Coloured and Emblazoned, Together with the History of Every Parish, and the Names of the Patrons and Incumbents of all Livings. Enlarged by the Notes Collected by Sir Joseph Russell Bailey. THREE VOLUMES, BOUND IN TWO.
1909 
Blissett, Davies & Co. Brecknock. 1909. Early Edition. Hardback. No DW. 2 VOLUMES being three volumes bound in two. SIGNED Presentation copy from one of the publishers, "With Compliments Edwin Davies Publisher 1911" written to half-title. Illustrated with numerous engravings, portraits and fold-out maps. Both voumes: Rebound in burgundy cloth, gilt., with new endpapers. Half title and fold-out map a little worn o/w generally a clean bright copy. A handsome set. 78400 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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262 JONES, Thomas. Gerald the Welshman. Gerallt Gymro.
University of Wales Press. Cardiff. 1947 
First edition. Illustrated. Bilingual Welsh/English text. Original limp boards, spine sunned, pages sl. browned o/w VG+. 40241 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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263 JOSEPHUS, Flavius. The Genuine Works of...In Two Volumes. The Jewish Historian: Containing Twenty Books of the Jewish Antiquities, Seven Books of the Jewish War, and the Life of Josephus, Written by Himself. Translated...together with Explanatory Notes and Observations by William Whiston.
James Cundee. London. 1806 
A New Edition. Carefully revised and corrected. In Two Volumes. 4to. viii, 468pp; 364pp. Engraved portrait frontis., folding plan to vol. II and engr. plates. Bound in contemporary half brown calf gilt, extremities worn, marbled bds. rubbed, e/ps. creased and soiled o/w a clean and sound set. 11217 
Price: 250.00 GBP
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264 JOSEPHUS, Flavius. Works. The Genuine Works translated from the Original Greek, according to Havercasmp's Accurate Edition. Containing, I. Twenty Books of the Jewish Antiquities; with the Life of Josephus, written by himself. II. Seven Books of the Jewish War. III. Two Books against Apion. IV. An Extract out of Josephus' Exhortation to the Greeks, concerning Hades, and the Resurrection of the Dead. Together with Large Notes, Proper Observations, and an Index. To which are added, Three Dissertations, concerning, I. The Testimonies of Josephus vindicated. II. God's Command to Abraham to offer up Isaac, his Son, for a Sacrifice. III. Tacitus' Accounts of the Origin of the Jewish Nation, and of the Particulars of the last Jewish War. With a Complete Table of the Jewish Coins, Weights, and Measures. In Four Volumes. By William Whiston, M.A.
W. Gracie, Berwick. 1806. 
4 vols. in full mottled tan calf, gilt bands to spine with gilt type to contrasting black panels. Red-speckled fore-edges. 518pp; 489pp; 508pp; 242pp + lxii. Fold-out map to f.eps. of each vol. Extremities worn and rubbed esp. spine ends; Vol. I u.bd. detached but present. Sl. creasing to some eps. and pre-lims; eps. foxed. Top right corner scissored from flyleaf of each vol. (as if to remove previous owner's name); small pink name label (or remains of) to each f.pd. Occasional sl. foxing, some sl. browning to type area. Overall a handsome set with clean contents. 32866 
Price: 250.00 GBP
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265 JOSEPHY, Alvin M. Jr. 500 Nations. An Illustrated History of North American Indians.
1995 
Hutchinson/Pimlico, London. 1995. First edition, UK. Square 4to. Hardback with DW. Many illustrations. 468pp. Pages slightly discoloured, but overall a clean copy in a worn wrapper. 82367 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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266 JOY, James Richard. An Outline History of England.
Chautauqua Press, New York. 1890. 
First edition. Green cloth, gilt. 310pp. Five colour maps. Index. Extremities sl. rubbed, spine ends sl. crumpled, sl. soiling to cloth at hinges. VG 33122 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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267 JUSSERAND, J.J. English Wayfaring Life in the Middle Ages (XIVth Century). Translated from the French by Lucy Toulmin Smith.
Ernest Benn. London. 1931 
New edition Revised and Enlarged. Frontis.Very worn and marked blue boards, extremities rubbed and crumpled with portions missing. Illustrations. 464pp. including Index. Internally clean. G. 65369 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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268 KAEUPER, Richard W. Chivalry and Violence In Medieval Europe.
Oxford University Press, Oxford. 1999 
First Edition. DW. 338pp including bibliography and index. Boards and wrapper slightly bumped to extremities. Foxing to top-edge but o/w a lovely fresh copy. VG+/VG+. ISBN: 0198207301 45256 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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269 KARLSSON, Svenolof. The Source of Liberty: The Nordic Contribution to Europe. An Anthology Edited by...
The Nordic Council, Stockholm. 1992 
First Edition. No DW. 4to. 217pp. Pictorial boards. Illustrated throughout. Ownership initials to bottom corner of front endpaper (very neat and discreet). A superb copy. FINE. 64142 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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270 KATZNELSON, Ira. Desolation and Enlightenment. Political Knowledge After Total War, Totalitarianism, and the Holocaust.
Columbia University Press 2003 
First edition. DW. 185pp. A Near Fine copy in wrapper. 68850 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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271 KAY, F. George. Royal Mail. The Story of the Posts in England from the Time of Edward IVth to the Present Day.
1951 
Rockcliff Publishing. London. First edition. 1951. DW. Profusely illustrated with photographs and drawings. Very slight air of damp about book but a remarkably clean and bright copy in wrapper. 83125 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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272 KEENAN, Brigid [Ed.] Travels in Kashmir: A Popular History of its People, Places and Crafts.
Oxford University Press, Delhi. 1989 
DW. Maps to end-papers. 326pp. Colour and b/w plates. Index. VG/VG 62443 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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273 KELLY, Matthew. Finding Poland: From Tavistock to Hruzdowa and Back Again.
2010 
First edition. Jonathan Cape, London. 2010. DW. 342 pages. Occasional b/w photographs. Index. Clean and sound. 81053 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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274 KELTIE, John S. (Ed.) The History of The Scottish Highlands. Highland Clans and Highland Regiments; With an Account of the Gaelic Language and Literature. Supplied to Subscribers only.
A. Fullerton & Co. Edinburgh. n.d. (c.1830) 
8 volumes. Very worn maroon boards but sound, decorated in black with gilt vignette to upper boards. Illustrated. Cloured tartans tipped in with tissue guards. Price reflects condition and is sold as is. 42499 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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275 KENEALLY, Thomas. The Great Shame: A Story of the Irish in the Old World and the New.
1998 
First edition. Chatto & Windus, London. 1998. Dust-wrapper. 732 pages. Maps, b/w plates, index. A very clean, fresh copy. 74646 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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276 KENT, HRH Princess Michael of. The Serpent and the Moon. SIGNED Two Rivals for the Love of a Renaissance King.
2005 
Simon and Schuster, New York. Paperback. 414pp + colour plates. Occasional b/w ills. to text. Index. Presentation copy from the author - signed inscription to title-page. Edges of cover sl. rubbed. VG 61724 
Price: 8.95 GBP
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277 KESEY, Ken., with Ken Babbs. Last Go Round.
1994 
Viking, New York. 1994. First edition. Hardback with DW. Illustrated with black and white photographs. A lovely clean copy in very slightly soiled wrapper, with small remainder mark to lower edge of pages. 82808 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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278 KHER, B.G. The Pageant of Life. edited by S.B. Ker and G.K.Rao. (SIGNED).
1959 
Navajivan Publishing House, Ahmedabad. 1959. First Edition of 3,000 copies. SIGNED presentation copy from Vishwas B. Kher. DW. Portrait frontis. xv, 305pp including index plus 1p of advertisements. Boards are foxed o/w a nice bright copy in partially sunned wrapper chipped to outer edges and a few spots. VG+/VG. 70694 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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279 KIDD, A. T. History of the Tin-Plate Workers and Sheet Metal Workers and Braziers Societies.
National Union of Sheet Metal Worksers 1949 
First edition. DW. Illustrations. Slight browning to end papers. Cloth faded where wrapper has failed. Tatty, stretched wrapper that has portions missing. Internally a very clean copy. VG/G+. 61482 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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280 KING, Ann J. Muster Books For North & East Hertfordshire 1580 - 1605. Hertfordshire Record Publications, Volume 12. Edited by...
Hertfordshire Record Society. 1996 
D/W. Frontis. Previous owners inscription to front free endpaper, Fine in wrapper. ISBN 0952377918. 28913 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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