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Nicolson, Adam: Power and Glory: Jacobean England and the Making of the King James Bible. London: HarperCollins, 2003. First edition. 8vo., pp. xiv, [ii], 281 + colour plates. Very lightly toned. Hardback: blue cloth, gilt-lettered to spine, fine. Dust-jacket, spine sun-faded but lettering not affected, a touch of shelf-wear to edges, otherwise very good.   Ref: 53576 
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Ogawa, Hiroshi: Language and Style in Old English Composite Homilies Tempe: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2010. 8vo., pp. 207. Hardback: laminated boards. New: unopened in publisher's shrink-wrap.   Ref: 53403 
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Ohlgren, Thomas H. & Matheson, Lister M. (eds.): Early Rymes of Robyn Hood: An Edition of the Texts, ca. 1425 to ca. 1600. Tempe: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2013. 8vo., pp. 310. Hardback: laminated boards. New: unopened in publisher's shrink-wrap. Volume 428 in the ACMRS Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies series.   Ref: 53705 
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Orton, Peter: Writing in a Speaking World: The Pragmatics of Literacy in Anglo-Saxon Inscriptions and Old English Poetry. Tempe: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2014. 8vo., pp. 266. Hardback: laminated boards. New: unopened in publisher's shrink-wrap. Volume 445 in the ACMRS Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies series.   Ref: 53714 
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Palmer, Barbara D.: The Early Art of the West Riding of Yorkshire. A Subject List of Extant and Lost Art Including Items Relevant to Early Drama. Kalamazoo: Medieval Institute Publications, Western Michigan University, 1990. 8vo., pp. xxii, 363, [i] + 22 double-sided plates. Red cloth, black title to spine, near fine. No dust-jacket, as issued. Early Drama, Art and Music Reference Series, 6.   Ref: 51392 
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Paris, Matthew: (Watts, William, ed.:) Historia Major. Juxta Exemplar Londinense 1640. verbatim recusa [...] Huic Editione accesserunt, duorum Offarum Merciorum Regum; & viginti trium Abbatum S. Albani Vitae: una cum Libro Additamentorum. Londini [London], Impensis A. Mearne, T. Dring, B. Tooke, T. Sawbridge, & G. Wells 1684. Folio, pp. [xxxiv], 424, 451-859, 856-861, [i], [xcvi], [xii], 961-1048, 1041-1175, [xxxvii] + portrait frontispiece. With all usual errors in pagination. The section titled 'Adversaria sive Variantes Lectiones' and the Indices are bound after the main part of the text, instead of at the beginning as in the ESTC copy. Title in red and black with woodcut device, some woodcut initials. A few tiny smudges and wax spots, small blue ink mark to lower margin of frontis, short closed tear to lower margin pp.695-6. Contemporary dark brown mottled calf, sturdily rebacked, raised bands, gilt title label, edges sprinkled red. Very scuffed, edges worn but corners repaired, a very good, sound copy overall. Reprint of the first complete edition of Matthew Paris' works. Watts added to Archbishop Parker's edition of the 'Historia Major' (1571) Matthew's unpublished minor works (real and suppositious), besides his own notes on variant readings and parallel sources (Roger Wendover, William Rishanger, and others). He produced overall an impressive piece of early modern English historical scholarship, complete with glossary and index. Matthew Paris (d. 1259), a historian and the official chronicler at St. Alban's monastery, was a favourite of King Henry III, and a sharp reporter on contemporary political life. Watts (1590-1649) was also chaplain to Prince Rupert of the Rhine, the Civil War commander. Wing P 359; ESTC R25517   Ref: 51274 
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Peel, Robert: A Correct Report of the Speeches delivered by the Right Honourable Sir Robert Peel, Bart., M.P. London: John Murray, 1837. First edition. 8vo, pp. [8], 100 + illustrated frontispiece. Frontispiece and title a trifle spotted. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards, spine gilt, gilt-lettered morocco label. Extremities and joints a bit rubbed. Bookplate of Archibald Trotter of Dryden to front pastedown.   Ref: 53491 
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Pevsner, Nikolaus; Williamson, Elizabeth; Brandwood, Geoffrey K.: The Buildings of England: Buckinghamshire. London: Penguin Books, 1994. Second edition. 222 x 128 mm., pp. 832 + plates. Hardback: black boards, silver-lettering to spine, fine. Dust-jacket, lightly creased to edges, very good. First published in 1960 and reprinted three times to 1987; this second edition was then (1994) heavily revised and updated.   Ref: 53268 
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Pitts, Brent A. (trans.): The Anglo-Norman Gospel Harmony: A Translation of the Estoire de l'Evangile (Dublin, Christ Church Cathedral C6.1.1, Liber niger). Tempe: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2014. 8vo., pp. 156. Hardback: laminated boards. New: unopened in publisher's shrink-wrap. Volume 453 in the Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies and Volume 7 in The French of England Translation ACMRS series.   Ref: 53710 
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Porter, Dorothy & Porter, Roy: Patient's Progress: Doctors and Doctoring in Eighteenth-century England. Stanford University Press, 1989. First American edition. 8vo., pp. viii, 305. Hardback, black cloth with gilt-lettered spine. Dust-jacket. Light shelf-wear only: a very good copy. First published in the UK, in the same year.   Ref: 53263 
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