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Oka, Fumiko
A collection of the author's articles written in English and published from 1977 to 1993. Part I contains mainly collected papers on researches regarding "Medieval English Courtly Words". Part II features an investigation on Later Middle English Syntax, a descriptive study of the prepositions in Thomas Malory's 'Works'. Brief message signed by author on f.f.e.p. 304pp. Slight bump at head of cover spine.
Kokubunsha, 1997, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. Signed First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 4772004483
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Inventory #4126
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.20 approx. - € 11.60 approx.)
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Best, Henry B. M.
Although Charles Best is known for discovering insulin, the story of his life neither begins nor ends with that one moment. Not only did he make many other discoveries, he was also one half of an extraordinary couple who, during their almost sixty years together, were involved in many of the significant events of the twentieth century. Margaret & Charley is the story of these two people from their beginnings on the east coast at the turn of the century through the years that followed. Through diaries, scrapbooks, photograph albums, and other documentation, the details of their lives are shared with the reader. 542pp. N.B. Some damage to rear board, bumped and a little warped. Staining and slight creasing to rear D/J.
Dundurn Press, 2003, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: Good. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1550023993
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Inventory #28854
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.50 approx. - € 14.50 approx.)
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Vernon, Hilary
This comprehensive and easy to reference guide to bits and bitting covers all aspects of the subject including: a pictorial guide to different types of bit, their correct fitting and action, sections on internal and external aids, assessing the structure of the horse's head, pressure points explained simply, bit accessories, bitting materials, how to buy a bit and what to look for, how different bits work and combination hackamore bridles. Fully illustrated with drawings by talented equestrian artist Maggie Raynor and over 400 photographs, this full colour book is a fascinating, invaluable and attractive reference work for all riders, horse owners and students. "Bits and Bitting" is the fourth in the author's widely acclaimed horse-equipment series, the first three of which are: "The Allen Illustrated Guide to Saddlery", "The Allen Illustrated Guide to Training Aids" and "The Allen Illustrated Guide to Horse Clothing."127pp.
J.A.Allen, 1998, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0851317251
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Inventory #19250
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.90 approx. - € 8.70 approx.)
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Cheesman, Clive and Williams, Jonathan
Slight crease on back cover.Throughout history, individuals have pictured themselves becoming emperor, king, queen or president. Some have proved successful, others not, while some were pure fantasists. Many produced coins, banknotes, stamps and heraldic devices as proof of the status they claimed. In exploring the issues surrounding political legitimacy, this volume brings together evidence for an amazing variety of would-be sovereigns and phantom countries, rebel states and royal imposters, ranging from ancient to modern times and from the Orient to the New World. The extraordinary personalities, their individual stories and the images they employed are interesting in themselves, but set in a wider context they also demonstrate the changing tradition of pretence and rebellion. The authors examine fundamental concepts of loyalty and group identity in a commentary on the nature of legitimate power and established sovereignty. Their analysis reveals the convenient fictions, collective myths and pseudo-histories inherent even today in the construction and maintenance of a dynasty or modern nation. 192pp.
The British Museum Press, 2002, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Paperback Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0714118052
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Inventory #20975
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.20 approx. - € 11.60 approx.)
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Laing, Lloyd
144pp.
David & Charles, 1976, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0715372432
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Inventory #26778
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.60 approx. - € 5.80 approx.)
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