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381 POPE-HENNESSY, James. The Sins of the Fathers. A Study of the Atlantic Slave Traders 1441-1807.
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London. 1967 
First edition. DW. 296pp. B/w plates. Index. DW has wear to edges incl. 1sq cm piece missing from head of sl. discoloured spine. VG/VG- 51843 
Price: 6.95 GBP
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382 POWER, Dr Patrick C and DUFFY, Dr Sean Timetables of Irish History. An Illustrated Chronological Chart of the History of Ireland from 6000BC to Present Times.
Black Dog and Leventhal, New York 2001 
First Edition. 4to. DW. Extensive illustrations. 100pp. Small tear to foot of lower cover. Interior very clean and bright. VG+/VG 59268 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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383 POWER, Eileen. Medieval People.
The Folio Society. London 1999 
Folio Society, London. 1999. First edition thus. Decorative Hardback in slipcase. Colour and b&w illustrations. A clean and bright copy in a clean slipcase. 81936 
Price: 8.95 GBP
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384 PRESCOTT, William H. History of the Conquest of Mexico, With a Preliminary View of The Ancient Mexican Civilization, and the Life of the Conqueror, Hernando Cortés. By.... In Three Volumes.
Richard Bentley. London. 1843 
First edition. Three vols. Vol I: xxx, 442pp. Vol II: xvi, 439pp. Vol III: xvi, 455pp. + [38]pp. Ads. at rear. All vols: Portrait frontis. Spines sunned, contents sl. shaken. Bookplate to f/pastedowns, some occ. foxing throughout. Scarce in original publishers' blind dec. cloth. 22077 
Price: 200.00 GBP
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385 PRESCOTT, William H. History of the Conquest of Mexico. Edited by John Foster Kirk. In Three Volumes. HANDSOMELY BOUND IN FULL CALF BY BICKERS.
1901 
George Bell & Sons. London. 1901. In Three Volumes. Very handsomely bound in full blue calf gilt by Bickers & Son, London. Gilt, decorations to compartments of spine, raised bands, boards ruled in gilt, outer edges of boards decorated. Marbled edges and endpapers. Small neat gift inscription to first blank page of volume I, very slight wear to covers otherwise a remarkably clean and fresh set. 76864 
Price: 250.00 GBP
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386 PRESCOTT, William H. History of the Conquest of Peru with a Preliminary view of the Civilization of the Incas. Edited by John Foster Kirk.
George Routledge & Sons Ltd., London. 1901 
New and Revised edition. Prize binding. Handsomely bound in half brown calf gilt, cloth boards, armorial crest to upper board, gilt decorations to compartments, raised bands to spine. Very handsomely marbled edges and endpapers. Frontis. Inscription to front end paper. Some foxing to end papers. Some sl. wear to boards and extremities o/w a very nice copy. 63486 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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387 PRITCHARD, T.W. A History of the Old Parish of Hawarden. [SIGNED].
2002 
Bridge Books, Wrexham. 2002. First Edition. 4to. Paperback. SIGNED presentation copy from the author "With best wishes December 2002, T.W. Pritchard." The cover is a little creased, but o/w a very clean and fresh copy. 76302 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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388 PRITCHARD, T.W. A History of the Old Parish of Hawarden. [SIGNED].
2002 
Bridge Books, Wrexham. 2002. SIGNED Limited edition. Hardback with wrapper. Limited to 60 copies, this being number 50 and signed by T. W. Pritchard to certificate label on front pastedown also presentation copy from the author to Geoffrey Veysey (County Archivist for Flintshire and Gwent) "To Geoffrey with every good wish. Thankyou for all your help. Bill" to title page and underneath his printed name, he has signed "T.W. Pritchard". A lovely copy with very clean and fresh contents in slightly worn wrapper. 76304 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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389 RACHEWILTZ, Boris de. Egyptian Art. An Introduction. Translated from the Italian by R.H. Boothroyd.
Hutchinson, London. 1960 
DW. 256pp. B/w plates. Index. DW price-clipped, sl. creased, with wear to edges and lamination peeling. VG/VG-- 58742 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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390 RADOSH, Ronald and MILTON, Joyce. The Rosenberg File: A Search for the Truth.
Holt Rinehart Winston, New York. 1983 
Reprint. DW. 608 pages. Index. DW shelf-worn and creased with a few small tears to edges and sticker mark to front panel. Boards and spine ends a little battered. VG-/VG- 64932 
Price: 8.95 GBP
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391 RADZIWILL, Princess Catherine. The Intimate Life Of The Last Tsarina.
1929 
Cassell & Company Ltd. London. 1929. First Edition. Hardback. No DW. Black cloth, gilt. Portrait frontis + lllustrations. Ex-Boots library copy with remains of label to front board and small label to front pastedown. Boards are rubbed and worn with split to cloth at tail of spine. Overall contents are clean and sound. 82011 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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392 RAMAKRISHNA, Sri, Memorial Committee. The Cultural Heritage of India.
Belur Math, Calcutta. nd (c1940) 
3 vols. Vols. I and II dark rust cloth, Vol. III maroon cloth; gilt type to spines and gilt emblem to upper boards. 608pp; 617pp; 692pp. Frequent b/w plates + colour plates with tissue guards all three vols. Sl. knocked about but internally clean and sound except title-page Vol. I partially detached. VG- 56140 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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393 RANSOME, Arthur. The Crisis In Russia.
1921 
George Allen & Unwin. 1921. First Edition. Hardback. No DW. Pink paper covers boards with cream label piece to front board and cream linen backstrip with black text. Boards are very slightly soiled and worn. Inner hinge visible, endpapers browned, ownership signature to front free endpaper, and occasional mark to o/w clean and sound contents. 82154 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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394 RAO, M. Gopal. Nagarjuna Sagar. The Epic of a Great Temple of Humanity World's Largest Masonry Dam.
Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Bombay. 1979 
DW. Red cloth, gilt. Colour plate to frontis. Fld. maps and plans. Illus. Ex. lib. usual stamps. Hinges weak. Some browning to eps and extremities. Wrapper chipped o/w internally a clean copy. 32806 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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395 RAPHAEL TUCK. Coronation Procession Panorama.
Raphael Tuck & Sons, Ltd. London. 1953 
Pictorial landscape fold-out book complete with all cut-outs which are in place inside the book. Remains of label to rear cover which is slightly soiled and foxed o/w a lovely period piece. VG+. 63141 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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396 RAY, Acharya Prafulla Chandra History of Chemistry in Ancient and Medieval India Incorporating History of Hindu Chemistry
Indian Chemical Society, Calcutta 1956 
First Edition. DW. Illustrations. 494pp. Wrapper has minor scuffs and tears to head, and is slightly grubby. Text is very clean. An excellent copy. VG+/VG 57278 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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397 RAYNER, Robert M. The Twenty Years' Truce, 1919-1939.
1943 
Longmans, Green & Co, London. First Edition. No DW. Blue boards,Faint gilt type to spine. Maps. 248pp inc index. War economy standard production. Boards a little worn and bumped. Edges foxed, as are some of the front pages. VG 61471 
Price: 6.95 GBP
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398 REARICK, Charles. The French in Love and War. Popular Culture in the Era of the World Wars.
Yale University Press, New Haven. 1997 
First edition. DW. x + 321pp. B/w photographs and other ills. Index. V. sl. wear to edges of DW. VG/VG 52729 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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399 REITAM, E. A. (Ed.) The Best of the Gentleman's Magazine 1731-1754. Studies in British History Volume 4.
Edwin Mellen Press. 1987 
Blue coth, silver. Frontis. 412pp. Near Fine apart from a tiny stain to outer edges of top corner. NF. 65629 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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400 REZNIKOFF, Charles. Holocaust.
Five Leaves Publications, Nottingham 2010 
First edition, thus with Introduction by George Szirtes. Paperback. Covers are very slightly shelfworn o/w NR. FINE. SCARCE. 68708 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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