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The King's Henchman: Henry Jermyn, Stuart Spymaster and Architect of the British Empire

By: Anthony Adolph

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Gibson Square Books Ltd: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04632

ISBN: 1908096306

Condition: Very Good


This book is a story of love, family, regicide, adversity and last-minute escapes, set against the backdrop of bloody Civil War. It is also the remarkable love story of a commoner and a royal who together shared a vision for Britain and created St James's Square and Greenwich Park as its first grand expression. 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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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