RUNCIMAN, Steven. A History of the First Bulgarian Empire. London: G. Bell & Sons Ltd., 1930. 8°. Half title, folding map at the end. Original burgundy cloth, spine lettered in gilt (without the dust-jacket). FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, the half title inscribed, “For Anthony Hobson – Steven Runciman.” With 18 other books and offprints by the same author including Byzantine Civilisation (London, 1933, with Trinity College, Cambridge card loosely-inserted inscribed, “Not a very good book, and full of misprints – Steven”), A History of the Crusades (Cambridge, 1951-1954, 3 vols., the first a second impression), The Sicilian Vespers (Cambridge, 1958) and The White Rajahs (Cambridge, 1960), all PRESENTATION COPIES to Anthony Hobson.
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RUNCIMAN, Steven. A History of the First Bulgarian Empire. London: G. Bell & Sons Ltd., 1930. 8°. Half title, folding map at the end. Original burgundy cloth, spine lettered in gilt (without the dust-jacket). FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, the half title inscribed, “For Anthony Hobson – Steven Runciman.” With 18 other books and offprints by the same author: Byzantine Civilisation (London, 1933, with Trinity College, Cambridge card loosely-inserted inscribed, “Not a very good book, and full of misprints – Steven”), A History of the Crusades (Cambridge, 1951-1954, 3 vols., the first a second impression), The Sicilian Vespers (Cambridge, 1958), The White Rajahs (Cambridge, 1960), The Fall of Constantinople (1965), A Traveller's Alphabet (1991), Paradise Regained (privately printed 1992), and nine offprints (variously 1935-1989) each inscribed; all PRESENTATION COPIES to Anthony Hobson.

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RUNCIMAN, Steven. A History of the First Bulgarian Empire. London: G. Bell & Sons Ltd., 1930. 8°. Half title, folding map at the end. Original burgundy cloth, spine lettered in gilt (without the dust-jacket). FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, the half title inscribed, “For Anthony Hobson – Steven Runciman.” With 18 other books and offprints by the same author: Byzantine Civilisation (London, 1933, with Trinity College, Cambridge card loosely-inserted inscribed, “Not a very good book, and full of misprints – Steven”), A History of the Crusades (Cambridge, 1951-1954, 3 vols., the first a second impression), The Sicilian Vespers (Cambridge, 1958), The White Rajahs (Cambridge, 1960), The Fall of Constantinople (1965), A Traveller's Alphabet (1991), Paradise Regained (privately printed 1992), and nine offprints (variously 1935-1989) each inscribed; all PRESENTATION COPIES to Anthony Hobson.
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