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Strathern, Paul: The Venetians. A New History: From Marco Polo to Casanova. New York: Pegasus Books, 2013. First edition thus. 8vo., pp. [xiv], 354 + colour plates. 4 maps. Hardback: black cloth, gilt-lettered to spine. Dust-jacket. Unused, a hint only of shelf-wear: a fine copy. First published in the UK in 2012 as 'The Spirit of Venice: from Marco Polo to Casanova'.   Ref: 53861 
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Taylor, Frederick: Dresden: Tuesday 13 February 1945. London: Bloomsbury, 2004. First edition. 8vo., pp. xvi, [vi (maps)], 518, [iv] + plates. Hardback: black cloth, gilt-lettered to spine. Dust-jacket. 1cm tear to lower margin of one leaf, light toning towards page-edges, boards a little marked, dust-jacket creased to edges. Despite these small faults listed, still a very good copy.   Ref: 53561 
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Thomson, Ann: Bodies of Thought: Science, Religion, and the Soul in the Early Enlightenment. Oxford University Press, 2008. First edition. 8vo., pp. [x], 293. Hardback: black cloth, gilt-lettered to spine. Dust-jacket. Very light shelf-wear only: a tiny dent to top board-edge, a little creasing to jacket, otherwise a fine, unused copy.   Ref: 53742 
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Thurley, Simon: Men from the Ministry: How Britain Saved Its Heritage. New Haven & London: Yale University Press, 2013. First edition. 8vo., pp. viii, 294, inc. illustrations. Hardback: black cloth, silver-lettered to spine. Dust-jacket. Unused, a touch only of shelf-wear: a fine copy.   Ref: 53930 
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Tinniswood, Adrian: The Verneys: A True Story of Love, War and Madness in Seventeenth-Century England. London: Jonathan Cape, 2007. First edition. 8vo., pp. xxii, 570 + plates. Hardback: black cloth, silver-lettered to spine, Dust-jacket, lightly sun-faded and creased with moderate shelf-wear. From the library of Prof. William Lamont, without written evidence of ownership but with his pen-scoring to outer margins against passages of particular interest.   Ref: 53729 
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Trexler, Richard C.: Religion in Social Context in Europe and America, 1200-1700. Tempe: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2002. 8vo., pp. 590. Hardback. Dust-jacket. New: unopened in publisher's shrink-wrap.   Ref: 53391 
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Tyacke, Nicholas: Anti-Calvinists. The Rise of English Arminianism, c. 1590-1640. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1987. First edition. 8vo., pp. viii, 305. Hardback: dark blue cloth, gilt-lettered, spine slightly cocked, top corners lightly bumped, otherwise very good. Dust-jacket, light shelf-wear with a touch of creasing to edges, still very good. From the library of William Lamont, with his (in this case almost illegible) signature to ffep. In the series of Oxford Historical Monographs.   Ref: 53744 
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[Waldensians] (Mitchell, A.W.:) The Waldenses: Sketches of the Evangelical Christians of the Valleys of Piedmont. With Illustrations on Wood, drawn by Doepler, and Engraved by Lyons, Louderback, Orr and Roberts. Philadelphia: Presbyterian Board of Publication, [1853.] First edition. 8vo, pp. 392 + 12 plates, including frontispiece and additional vignette title-page, as called for, a few illustrations in the text. Plates somewhat browned, a few leaves lightly foxed, a good copy. Blue cloth, gilt, spine gilt, upper board and edges a little faded, but still good. Not in Bib. Valdese.   Ref: 53492  show full image..
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[Waldensians] Bracebridge, Charles Holte:) Authentic Details of the Valdenses, in Piemont and Other Countries; with abridged translations of 'L'Histoire des Vaudois,' par Bresse, and 'La Rentree Glorieuse,' d'Henri Arnaud, with the ancient Valdensian Catechism. To which are subjoined original letters, written during a residence among the Vaudois of Piemont an London: John Hatchard and Son, 1827. First edition. 8vo. pp. [viii], 464 + 12 plates. Plates toned with some transfer to adjacent leaves (including title-page), very occasional foxing. 19th-century half calf over marbled boards, spine gilt, gilt-lettered morocco label. Extremities and boards a bit rubbed. 19th-century memento bookplate of Capt. Gervase Petty Sleigh to front pastedown; ex-dono inscription to Joseph Walton from John Sleigh Esq. (1885); John Sleigh's autograph to first leaf of text. First edition of this important history of the Valdenses based on authentic documents and on the personal journey to Piedmont and other countries of the author, Charles Holte Bracebridge (1799-1872) of Atherstone Hall, Warwickshire. Among the places he visited was Schoenberg, the place of exile of the Valdenses in the early 18th century. Bracebridge also discussed the famous scarf of the pastor Henri Arnaud, probably donated to him by Vittorio Amedeo II, Duke of Savoy, saying it had been taken to Holland. Gervase Petty Sleigh (1854-1883) was captain on HMS Flagship Regent in Siam. Hugon-Gonnet, 'Bibliografia Valdese', 40.   Ref: 53277  show full image..
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[Waldensians] Worsfold, J.N.: The Vaudois of Piedmont: a Visit to their Valleys, with a Sketch of Their Remarkable History as a Church and People. London: J. F. Shaw & Co., 1873. First edition. 8vo., pp. viii, 134, 16 + map frontispiece, publisher's catalogue at rear. Frontispiece partly detached, a little light toning. Original publisher's green cloth, gilt, head and foot of spine a bit rubbed. Bookplate of the Church Association Library to front pastedown, their stamp at head of title, modern label of the Latimer Collection to ffep. The first edition of this 'topographical' history of the Waldenses to the 19th century, narrated through a journey undertaken by the author through Piedmont, their place of origin. The author, Rev. J.N. Worsfold, was Vicar of Christ Church, London. Bibliografia Valdese n.93.   Ref: 53766  show full image..
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