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Sedlar, Jean W.: East Central Europe in the Middle Ages, 1000-1500. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1994. First edition. Blue cloth, red title to spine, some rubbing to corners and endcaps, edges dusted, very good. Dust-jacket, four small closed tears to both covers by spine, a little sticker residue to back cover, shelf wear, still very good. A History of Central Europe, vol. III.   Ref: 51936 
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Stanley, Arthur Penrhyn: Historical Memorials of Canterbury. The Landing of Augustine; The Murder of Becket; Edward the Black Prince; Becket's Shrine. Philadelphia: George W. Jacobs & Co., 1899. 2nd US edition, from the 11th UK edition. 8vo., pp.xviii, 19-362 + plates. Further illustrations in the text. Red cloth, heavily gilt stamped, top edge gilt, other edges uncut and some unopened. Spine a little toned with endcaps a bit creased, upper hinge weakening slightly but holding firm, very good. Pencil inscription of Gilpin Ervin to ffep. Arthur Penrhyn Stanley (18151881) was Dean of Westminster from 1864 to 1881.   Ref: 51865 
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Stanley, Arthur Penrhyn: Historical Memorials of Westminster Abbey. Philadelphia: George W. Jacobs & Co., 1899. US edition, based on the 6th UK edition. 2 vols., 8vo., pp. xlii, [ii], 335, [i]; x, [ii], 422 + plates. Further illustrations in the text. Red cloth, heavily gilt stamped, top edge gilt, other edges uncut and some unopened. Spine a little toned with endcaps a bit creased, slight split in endpaper at upper hinge but binding sound, very good. Pencilled inscription of Spencer Ervin Jr. to ffep. Arthur Penrhyn Stanley (18151881) was Dean of Westminster from 1864 to 1881.   Ref: 51866 
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Stevenson, Francis Seymour: Robert Grosseteste, Bishop of Lincoln. A Contribution to the Religious, Political and Intellectual History of the Thirteenth Century. London: Macmillan and Co., 1899. 8vo., pp. xvi, 348. Black cloth, gilt; generally dusty, boards worn and spine slightly faded. Binding firm, internally clean. Ownership inscription to f.f.e.p.   Ref: 42199 
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Stevenson, W.H. (ed.): Records of the Borough of Nottingham. Being a Series of Extracts from the Archives of the Corporation of Nottingham. Vol. III: King Henry VII to King Henry VIII, 1485-1547. London: Bernard Quaritch, 1885. First edition. 4to., pp. xix, 538 + 2 fold-out facsimiles. Quarter roan, spine worn with loss to endcaps. Dusting to top-edge.   Ref: 45698 
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Strutt, Joseph: (Hone, William, ed.:) The Sports and Pastimes of the People of England; Including the Rural and Domestic Recreations, May Games, Mummeries, Shows, Processions, Pageants, and Pompous Spectacles, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time. London: Printed for Thomas Tegg and Son, 1834. New edition with index. 8vo., pp.lxvii, [i], 420. Many illustrations in the text. Very faintly toned, occasional small smudges, title-page and endpapers a little dusty. Publisher's boards, backed in green cloth with printed paper label, edges uncut. Cocked, spine much faded, small loss to top left corner of label, a few marks, edges worn. A good sound copy in an interesting, unsophisticated binding. This 'New' edition is the third, the first edition having appeared in 1801 and the second (in fact just an incorrect reprint, according to Hone's preface) in 1810, the year of Strutt's death.   Ref: 51268 
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Swarzenski, Hanns: Vorgotische Miniaturen die Ersten Jahrhunderte Deutscher Malerei. Leipzig: Karl Robert Langwiesche, 1927. Large 8vo., pp. 110, [ii]. Vellum, small blank black label to spine. Somewhat grubby, but very good. MS note to preliminary blank dating binding to April 1930, with binder's stamp.   Ref: 41958  show full image..
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Terpstra, Nicholas, (ed.:) The Art of Executing Well. Rituals of Execution in Renaissance Italy. Truman State University Press, 2008. 8vo., pp.xiv, 354. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine and upper board. Near fine.   Ref: 51632 
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Theophilus: (Dodwell, C.R., ed.:) [The Various Arts.] De Diversis Artibus. London: Thomas Nelson & Sons, 1961. First edition. 8vo., pp. lxxvii, 178. Cloth, gilt-lettered, 3cm erosion of surface to spine, smaller surface erosion to headcap, corners, endcaps and top edge of upper board bumped, edges slightly dusted, top edge red. Latin text with parallel English translation and accompanying introduction and notes.   Ref: 48527 
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Thoresby, Ralph; Whitaker, Thomas Dunham: Ducatus Leodiensis: or, the Topography of the Ancient and Populous Town and Parish of Leedes, and Parts Adjacent, in the West-Riding of the Country of York [...]; Loidis and Elmete: or, an Attempt to Illustrate the Districts Described in Those Words by Be Leeds: printed by B. Dewhirst, for Robinson, Son and Holdsworth; and John Hurst, Wakefield, 1816. Second edition. 2 vols., folio (445 x 280mm), pp. [iv], xvi, [i], xvii, [i], 267, [iii], 123, [i], 159, [i], 11, [i] + 10 plates + folding pedigrees of 16 families; pp. [iv], 404, 2, 80 + 58 plates on 54 leaves + 15 folding pedigrees. All plates and pedigrees as called for. Decorative initials and further engraved illustrations in the text. Occasional toning (mostly to plate-adjacent leaves), sporadic foxing. Contemporary half green morocco, spines ornately gilt with red and green labels, marbled paper-covered boards, marbled endpapers. Rubbed, joints, edges and corners worn, some scratches and light scrapes but still a very good, sturdy set. Thoresby (16581725) began work on his great project in the late 1690s, and the first edition of Ducatus Leodiensis was published in 1715. 'This was not the first topographical publication of importance about a provincial town but it was the first work of importance by a Yorkshire antiquary. Attached to the main body of the text was a catalogue of the Musaeum Thoresbyanum and the volume included a very fine map of the area. Ducatus was published by subscription and was dedicated to Peregrine Osborne, marquess of Carmarthen and heir apparent to the duke of Leeds, and to the mayor of Leeds and aldermen of Leeds. About 2000 copies were printed and sold for £3.' (ODNB)   Ref: 51438 
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