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Kings of the North

By: Alexander Rose

Price: £30.00

Publisher: UK, Orion Pub Co: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04389

ISBN: 0297818600

Condition: Near Fine


The House of Percy resounds throughout Shakespeare's history plays, the Wars of the Roses and the centuries-long Anglo-Scottish Wars. This book considers the family within its broader context of British history - too often regarded as purely ' Southern English ' history - and offers the reader the grand sweep of Anglo-Scottish history from the perspective of individuals. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Black Diamonds : The Rise and Fall of a Great English Dynasty

By: Catherine Bailey

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, Penguin: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04399

ISBN: 0670915424

Condition: Near Fine


Set in the turbulent first fifty years of the twentieth century, when the fabric of English society changed beyond recognition, ' Black Diamond ' tells the story of the unravelling of one of Britain's wealthiest dynasties. There is a tiny nic to the top of the D/w which has been repaired by a paper patch on the inside of the D/w. A clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Life of Sir Stamford Raffles

By: Demtrius Charles Boulger

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Netherlands, The Pepin Press: 1999

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04372

ISBN: 9054960299

Condition: Very Good


This book - originally published in 1897 - provides a balanced account of Raffles's life at a time and territory where he carried out his most important work. Much of the book actually uses Raffles own words, culled from his letters and dispatches, which form the thread of the story. There is wear to the base of the hardboards. and the d/w show light wear and creasing. View more info

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Prince Charles: A Biography.

By: Holden, Anthony

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Bantam Press: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02042

ISBN: 0593024702

Condition: Very Good


There is light wear to the D/J. View more info

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The Secret People of the Palaces: The Royal Household from the Plantagenets to Queen Victoria

By: Joan Glasheen

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Uk, Batsford: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04237

ISBN: 0713483938

Condition: Very Good


Joan Glasheen has traced these secret people in the huge ledgers of the Lord Chamberlain and Lord Steward's Office, which record their pay, food, lodging, liveries, gifts both to and from their sovereigns, and pensions. This is a marvellously entertaining and sympathetic account of those people closest to England's kings and queens. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Born to Rule: Granddaughters of Victoria, Queens of Europe

By: Julia Gelardi

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Headline: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04419

ISBN: 0755313917

Condition: Very Good


Five princesses were born into a world of privilege, luxury and power as granddaughters of Queen Victoria. As they grew up, the prestige of their formidable and beloved grandmother bound them together and ensured each of their shared illustrious destinies - as consorts in five of the most important ruling houses of Europe. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Lord of the Isle: The Extravagent Life and Times of Colin Tennant (Lord Glenconner)

By: Nicholas Courtney

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Bene Factum Publishing Ltd: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03110

ISBN: 190307164X

Condition: Very Good


This is the remarkable life story of Colin Tennant ( Lord Glenconner ) which charts the successes and failures of a man determined to make something out of nothing. He bought a small Caribbean island and strove to turn it into a luxurious holiday destination. and he succeeded. The happenings of the great and good on the isle of Mustique were of constant interest to the press. A good clean tight copy. View more info