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Little, Lester K.: Benedictine Maledictions: Liturgical Cursing in Romanesque France. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1993. First edition. 8vo., pp. xx, 296, [ii]. Red cloth, black title to spine. Slight crease to head of spine, near fine. Very light shelf-wear to dust-jacket, near fine. '[...] Lester K. Little reconstructs and explores the phenomenon of officially sanctioned religious cursing in medieval Europe. He focuses on a church service, called in Latin either clamor or maledictio, used by monastic communities (primarily in Francia) between approximately 990 and 1250.'   Ref: 51859 
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Machiavelli, Niccolo: (Byerley, J. Scott, ed.:) The Prince, From the Original Italian [...]: To Which is Prefixed an Introduction, Shewing the Close Analogy Between the Principles of Machiavelli and the Actions of Buonaparte. London: Sherwood, Neeley and Jones, 1815. Second edition. 8vo., pp. [ii], xii, xcv, [i], 211, [ix]. Publisher's catalogue to rear. A little sporadic foxing. Publisher's blue paper-covered boards, somewhat clumsily rebacked in dark brown sheep with paper label to spine. Worn, most of spine surface lost but binding holding firm. A good copy. Several ownership inscriptions to front paste-down: O.H.T. Dudley, 1899; R.H.D. Young; S.C.R. Parker, Sept. 1939. First edition thus originally published in 1810.   Ref: 51215 
£150
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Merrills, A.H.: History and Geography in Late Antiquity. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. First edition. 8vo., pp. xiv, 390. Black cloth, gilt title to spine, a little dusting to edges, near fine. Dust-jacket, some shelf wear, very good.   Ref: 51942 
£35
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Mitterauer, Michael: (Chapple, Gerald, trans.:) Why Europe? The Medieval Origins of its Special Path. University of Chicago Press, 2010. 8vo., pp. xxiv, 406. Cream cloth, red title to spine. Headcap a little creased but still very good indeed overall.   Ref: 51622 
£28
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Morris, Rupert H: Chester in the Plantagenet and Tudor Reigns. Printed for the Author, n.d (1893?) 4to., pp. 583 + index. Illustration of Richard the Second frontispiece. 39 Illustrations throughout. A little spotting, not affecting text. Original red cloth, leather label, gold lettering to spine. Extremities bumped and frayed, a little soiled, label rubbed. Ownership inscriptions of Paul Slack and an Alan Bennett to f.f.e.p, and booksellers notes in pencil to paste down.   Ref: 37922  show full image..
£95
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Mosse, Fernand: Histoire de la Forme Periphrastique Etre + Participe Present en Germanique. Premiere Partie: Introduction Ancien Germanique - Vieil Anglais. Paris: Librairie C. Klinksieck, 1938. 8vo. Green cloth gilt, slight tape residue to spine. Library blind- and inked stamps throughout.   Ref: 30983 
£20
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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 
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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 
£20
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