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Alfred: Warrior King

By: Peddie, John.

Price: £14.00

Publisher: UK, Sutton Publishing: 2001

Sellers ID: 02279

ISBN: 0750926775

Condition: Very Good


King alfred of Wessex (871-901) is the only king in British history to have honoured with the epithet ' great', yet he is usually remembered only for the story of the burnt cakes, his finer achievements being forgotten. It is above all, Alfred's success in battle that has earned him his place in legend, but was he truly a warrior king- or was it his nature to achieve his aims by less aggressive, more thoughtful means? View more info

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Hope and Glory: Britain 1900-1990

By: Peter Clarke

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Viking Adult: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03735

ISBN: 0713990716

Condition: Fine


Hope and Glory, explains the political changers that transformed Britain. It gives a clear account of the course of party leaders as Joseph Chamberlain, David Lloyd George, Winston Churchill, Harold Macmillan and Margaret Thatcher. It shows too how the outlook of ordinary people made a difference as, with the coming of an equal suffrage for men and women, democratic elections made and unmade Governments. The D/W shows light wear to its front and back panels. A good, clean tight copy. View more info

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The Oxford History of England; Domesday Book to Magna Carta 1087-1216

By: Poole.A.L.

Price: £16.50

Publisher: UK., The Oxford University Press: 1987

Edition: Reprints

Sellers ID: 03210

ISBN: 0198217072

Condition: Good


A corrected edition of this standard work, which was first published in 1951. The book comprises the history of the century and a quarter which elapsed between the compilation of Doomesday Book and the issue of the Magna Carta, the two greatest documents of English medieval history. The text block is a little grubby on its top, and the D/W shows light fading to its top edge and spine. A good readable copy. View more info

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Edward III and the Triumph of England

By: Richard Barber

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Penguin Global: 2014

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04388

ISBN: 0713998385

Condition: Near Fine


Edward III's destruction of the French army at Crecy in 1346 and the subsequent siege and capture of Calais marked a new era in European history. Rich Barber's rich and original new book is an attempt to get as close to these extraordinary events as we can. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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The World Of The Phoenicians (Phoenix Giants)

By: Sabatino Moscati

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Pheonix Giant: 1999

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04417

ISBN: 0753807467

Condition: Very Good


This book provides a comprehensive survey of the culture, history and social life of the Phoenicians, and throws new light on the civilisation of one of the most enigmatic peoples of antiquity There is a signature on the front end paper. The Text block and soft covers show light marking. View more info

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Victoria's Wars: The Rise of Empire

By: Saul David

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Viking: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03879

ISBN: 0670911380

Condition: Very Good


Using a wealth of archival material, Saul David creates a vivid portrait of life on the fringes of empire, and the seemingly endless, brutal and often unnecessary wars that were fought in the name of trade, civilization and the balance of power. The text block has light marking and a spine lean . otherwise a tight clean copy. View more info

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The Counties of Britain: A Tudor Atlas

By: Speed, John

Price: £13.50

Publisher: UK., Pavilion Books: 1995

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 02685

ISBN: 1857936124

Condition: Very Good


This book is based on a rare, contemporary coloured copy of the atlas in The British Library. Its commentaries draw the connections between the social and geographical forces that shaped the counterside. It is a beautifully presented compilation likely to provide hours of interest. It is produced with sixty-seven maps to travel through. The lower front corner is a little creased. View more info

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The Caliban Shore: The Fate of the Grosvenor Castaways

By: Stephen Taylor

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Faber & Faber: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04005

ISBN: 0571210678

Condition: Very Good


Taking the reader to the heart of what is now the Wild Coast of Pondoland, The Caliban shore reveals the misunderstandings that led to tragedy, tells the story of those who escaped and unravels the mystery of those who stayed. There is a small tear to the top of the rear flap hinge. View more info

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The Bloodless Revolution: Radical Vegetarians and the Discovery of India

By: Tristram Stuart

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03707

ISBN: 0007128924

Condition: Fine


In the 1600s European travellers discovered Indian vegetarianism and Western culture was changed forever. On the threshold of the modern age, meat-eating became a flashpoint in the debate about mankind's treatment of nature. Radicals and eccentrics rubbed shoulders with major figures, as Descartes, Newton, Rousseau, Voltaire and Shelley all challenged their society's carnivorous habits. A clean, tight and near fine copy. View more info

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The Age of Drake

By: Williamson, James.A.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Adam & Charles Black: 1952

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 03615

Condition: Very Good


This book is a cleverly planned and well-balanced book, since it combines a fairly detailed history of slave-dealing, piratical raids, colonisation, and the discovery of new countries with that of the European political background and popular state of mind in England which called out and applauded these events. The hardboards have bumps to the corners and plain brown D/w has a tear and creasing at the top of the spine , and the corners are worn. It is still a good, tight reading copy. View more info

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Masada

By: yadin yigael

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, B.C.A: 1971

Edition: Book Club Edition

Sellers ID: 01694

Condition: Good


The Book is in good condition but is nibbled on the top of the spine and has shelf ware All about the last stand at masada. View more info