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The Death of King Arthur: The Immortal Legend (Penguin Hardback Classics)

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Penguin Classics: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02921

ISBN: 1846141931

Condition: Very Good


Born with the help of Merlin's magic, blessed with the sword of Excalibur, Arthur becomes king of a troubled, leaderless England, beginning a golden age of chivalry at the court of Camelot. View more info

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The Life of Thomas More

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Chatto & Windus: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03416

ISBN: 1856197115

Condition: Near Fine


Thomas More is one of the great figures in English history, but his life and career bear little resemblance to the myth of the saint or of the ' man for all seasons '. In this remarkable biography Peter Ackroyd reveals a man more troubled and more perplexling than that of any previous account. There is a previous owners signature to the half-title page. There is a small indentation on the rear hardcover and D/J and the top rear corner of the D/J has a small tear. View more info

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Venice: Pure City

By: Peter Ackroyd

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Chatto & Windus: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03687

ISBN: 0701172851

Condition: Very Good


In this vision of Venice, Peter Ackroyd turns his unparalleled skill at evoking place from London and the Thames to Italy and the city of myth, mystery and beauty , set like a jewel in its glistening lagoon. His account is at once romantic and packed with facts, conjuring up the atmosphere of the canals, bridges and sunlit squares, the churches and the markets, the fiestas and the flowers. The hardboards are bumped at the corners and the D/W shows some creasing. View more info

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London: The Biography

By: Peter Ackroyd

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Vintage Books: 2001

Edition: 6th Edition

Sellers ID: 03850

ISBN: 0099422581

Condition: Near Fine


Peter Ackroyd's 'biography' of London, contains a lifetime of reading and research...he leads us on a journey both historical and geographical, but also imaginative. Every street, ally and courtyard has a story, and Ackroyd brings it to life. There is some light creasing to the spine. The price of this book includes 2nd class postage. View more info