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A World on Fire: The Epic History of the British in the American Civil War. by Amanda Foreman

By: Amanda Foreman

Price: £20.00

Publisher: USA, Allen Lane: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04809

ISBN: 1846142040

Condition: Very Good


Amanda Foreman's magnificent book provides a completely fresh perspective on this great conflict. Weaving together a vast panoply of people and events, it dramatically brings alive this extraordinary period of British and American history. A good, tight copy. View more info

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Nelson and Napoleon: The Long Haul to Trafalgar

By: Christopher Lee

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Headline Book Publishing: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04790

ISBN: 0755310411

Condition: Near Fine


" Nelson and Napoleon " is the story that led to Britannia ruling the waves for more than a hundred years. It is the biggest story to be told in Britain's maritime history. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Cambridge History of the Middle Ages 350 - 950.

By: Fossier Robert. [Editior ]

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London., Guild Publishing: 1989

Sellers ID: 00013

Condition: Good


This is the second volume, to be published in English of one of the finest general introductions to the medieval world of recent times. The hardcovers are in light brown with three small stain spots on the top of the pages, but is good. the dustwrapper as a slight tear to the top of the spine and foxing and staining inside. View more info

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The Elizabethan Underworld

By: Gamini Salgado

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Book Club Associates: 1977

Edition: Book Club Edition

Sellers ID: 04863

Condition: Very Good


In this fascinating reconstruction of the lives and occupations of Elizabethan rogues and vagabonds, the author with the help of contemporary pamphlets and illustrations, has built up a unique picture of Elizabethan low-life which no modern reader will be able to resist. The corners of the green boards have been bumped A good, tight copy. View more info

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Five months that changed history May-October 1940

The Battle of Britain Five months that changed history May-October 1940

By: Holland James

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Bamtam press: 2010

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 01763

ISBN: 0593059131

Condition: Very Good


The Battle of Britain tells the most epic of stories from all sides, drawing on extensive new research from around the world. In so doing , it paints a complete picture of that extraordinary summer - a time in which the fate of the world truly hung by a thread. There is a small tear to the head of the d/w on the front panel, the text block is lightly speckled. A good reading copy. View more info

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Marked for Misfortune

By: Hood Jean

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Conway: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01275

ISBN: 0851779417

Condition: Very Good


The book and dw are in very good condition .An epic tale of shipwreak, human endeavour and survival in the age of sail. View more info

1603: A Turning Point in British History

By: Lee, Christopher

Price: £16.00

Publisher: USA, Headline Review: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04888

ISBN: 0747234086

Condition: Very Good


1603 was one of the most important and interesting years in British history. The author unfolds its story from first-hand accounts and original documents to mirror the seminal year in which Britain moved from Tudor medievalism towards the wars, republicanism and regicide that lay ahead. A good, tight copy. View more info

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Undreamed Shores: England's Wasted Empire in America

By: Michael Foss

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Phoenix: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04412

ISBN: 1842120778

Condition: Very Good


Why did the English, acknowledged masters of the seas during the reign of Elizabeth I, possess not a single square mile of American land by the end of her reign? This is a story of devious policy allied to misplaced idealism, high-flying ambition, and plain greed. A good, clean and tight. View more info

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The Making Of The British Landscape: From the Ice Age to the Present

By: Nicolas Crane

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 2016

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04445

ISBN: 0297856669

Condition: Near Fine


How much do we really know about the place we call ' home' ? In this sweeping. timely book, Nicholas Crane tells the story of Britain. The British landscape has been occupied by humans for 12,000 years, and in that time, it has been transformed from a European peninsula of glacier and tundra to an island of glittering cities and exquisite countryside. A good, and clean copy. View more info

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Enlightenment: Britain and the Creation of the Modern World

By: Roy Porter

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Allen Lane: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04405

ISBN: 0713991526

Condition: Very Good


As an introduction to a uniquely appealing world, Enlightenment could not be bettered and as an argument for Britain's central importance in catapulting the world into the modern era, its both compelling and entertaining. A good, tight and clean copy. View more info