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Arthur and the Lost Kingdoms

By: Alistair Moffat

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Trafalgar Square: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04035

ISBN: 029764324X

Condition: Very Good


This book rewrites the legend of King Arthur. It radically relocates Arthur's headquarters - his Camelot - and how and where he won his brilliant victories. It will shatter all existing assumptions about Britain's most famous hero. There is light speckling and marks to the head of the text block. A good, tight copy. View more info

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Cardinal Richelieu and the Making of France

By: Anthony Levi

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Constable: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03968

ISBN: 0094801908

Condition: Near Fine


The story of Cardinal Richelieu is one of high drama, ruthless ambition and political intrigue- Anthony Levi's original and compelling biograp[hy reveals the extent of this great seventeenth-century statesman's scheming to gain state control over all cultural activities in order to further his aim of unifying France. There is light speckling to the head of the text block and light creasing to its edges. View more info

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The Pastons : A Family in the Wars of the Roses

By: Barber, Richard. ( Editor)

Price: £11.30

Publisher: UK., Folio Society: 2001

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 02899

Condition: Very Good


This book is about the letters and communications of the Paston Family during the period of the War of the Roses . This book does not have a slipcase. There is a little wear to the base of the boards. View more info

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Nell Gwyn

By: Beauclerk Charles

Price: £13.55

Publisher: New York, Atlantic Monthly Press: 2005

Edition: America First Edition.

Sellers ID: 00469

ISBN: 087113926X

Condition: Very Good


Nell Gywn tells the true- life Cinderella story of a common orange girl who rose from poverty to become one of the leading actresses of her day, and lifelong mistrss to the king. the d/w has a tear on the top corner and a smudge on the page edges.and usual rippling along the d/w edges. View more info

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Richard II and the Revolution of 1399

By: Bennett, Michael.

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK, Sutton Publishing Ltd: 2006

Sellers ID: 02280

ISBN: 0750946555

Condition: Very Good


This is the full-length study of the last years of Richard II's reign and the circumstances of his overthrow by Henry Bolingbroke in 1399. It reviews Richard's attempts to reassert his royal authority in the 1390's including his so-called 'tyranny' from 1397 to 1399.and sets them in the context of his personal anxieties and broader ambitions. View more info

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Henry VIII

By: Bowle John

Price: £10.84

Publisher: Newton Abbot, David & Charles .: 1973

Edition: Reprint

Sellers ID: 00541

ISBN: 0715359207

Condition: Good


The pages are marked in places and the d/w has some rippling along the top and there is some foxing on the page edges. View more info

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Cleopatra

By: Bradford, Ernle

Price: £11.30

Publisher: UK, Hodder & Stoughton Ltd: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02464

ISBN: 0340148640

Condition: Very Good


The waxing and waning powers of the 'Queen of the Nile', and bitter conflict between the two great cities, Latin Rome and Greek Alexandria, are described with eloquence and immediacy, and accompanied by 40 pages of colour and over 100 monochrome illustrations . There is some light marking to the title page, and the DW shows shelf ware and creasing with a sticker stating it is an out of print book. View more info

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From Alfred to Henry III, 871-1272

By: Brooke, Christopher

Price: £11.30

Publisher: UK., Cardinal Books: 1974

Edition: Reprints

Sellers ID: 02724

ISBN: 0351154272

Condition: Good


This book covers just over four hundred years of English history - a time when the last waves of successful conquest and settlement occurred in Britain. The Danish invasions and the Norman Conquest carried with them extensive political and social changes and brought about profound alterations in the structure of English life and government. The covers are grubby and the text block is tanned. PLEASE NOTE: International Economy shipping (2nd class) to World zones 1 and 2 ... View more info

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The Times Great Military Lives: Leadership and Courage - A Century in Obituaries (Times (Times Books))

By: Brunskil lan; Guy Liardet

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK., Times Books: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02593

ISBN: 0007276702

Condition: Very Good


The obituaries collected in this volume are outstanding military commanders of the 19th and 20th centuries. These were remarkable men. Sometimes complex and difficult, often intellectually brilliant and physically brave, always with the confidence and clarity of mind to take the difficult decisions which might carry a vital battle or campaign. Above all, they were great leaders of men, ready to bear the lonely responsibility of high command, ever aware that they had the... View more info

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The Last Tudor King ; A Study of Edward VI.

By: Chapman, Hester.W.

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK., Jonathan Cape Ltd: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02603

Condition: Good


Eward VI, succeeded his father Henry VIII at the age of nine and died three months before his sixteenth birthday. Historians have thought of him as a pathetic but not attractive figure, a sickly prig. The author takes a different view, she sees him as a lively , intelligent boy. Certainly the ' boy king' has never been so sympathetically and vividly presented as in this detailed portrait of him. The blue boards are lightly faded and there is an EX Libris label on the fro... View more info

Born Leader: Story of Guy Gibson VC

By: Cooper. Alan.W.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: UK, Independent Books: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03503

ISBN: 1872836038

Condition: Very Good


There is little doubt that if asked to name a bomber pilot from the Second World War most people would name Guy Gibson. This book is a detailed account of how circumstances moulded one of the most outstanding pilots of the Second World War. There is light marking to the font board and the corners are bumped. There is a small tear to the head of the spine on the D/w which also has wear to its corners and crimping to its edges. View more info

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Cochrane the Dauntless: The Life and Adventures of Thomas Cochrane

By: Cordingly, David

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02133

ISBN: 074758088X

Condition: Very Good


Patrick O'Brian, C.S.Forester and Captain Marryat all based their literary heroes on Thomas Cochrane, but as David Cordingly shows, Cochrane's own exploits were far more daring and exciting than those of his fictional counterparts. View more info

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Billy Ruffian: The Bellerophon and the Downfall of Napoleon, Biography of a ship of the line 1782-1836

By: Cordingly, David

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC.: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03631

ISBN: 0747565376

Condition: Fine


Lavishly illustrated with paintings, sketches, maps and battle plans, and drawing on a wealth of primary sources and contemporary literature. David Cordingly's portrait of ' Billy Ruffian' is an original work of popular history and a fascinating insight into the reality that lies behind C.S. Forester's and Patrick O'Brian's fictional ships and heroes. There is light scratching on the rear panel. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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White Mughals

By: Dalrymple, William

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Penguin Books: 2004

Edition: 13th edition

Sellers ID: 03164

ISBN: 0143030469

Condition: Very Good


Thoroughly researched and brilliantly narrated, this book is an astonishing work of history, and a remarkable tale of love, adventure, harem politics, secret assignations, court intrigue, religious disputes and espionage. A good ,clean and tight copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. View more info

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William the Conqueror

By: Douglas, David C.

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK, Eyre & Spottiswood Ltd: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02927

Condition: Very Good


No medieval King is more famous than William the Conqueror, and no event in the whole of English history has been more debated than the Norman conquest. This book is both a study of Anglo-Norman history based upon long and detailed research, and also the biography of a man whose personal career was spectacular. It is, too, a work in which a wealth of scholarship is linked to a most lucid and agreeable style. The D/W is worn and torn to the head and base of the spine plus... View more info

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Alexandra the Last Tsarina

By: Erickson Carolly

Price: £13.55

Publisher: London, Constable and Company: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01301

ISBN: 1841194646

Condition: Very Good


The book is not price clipped. View more info

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Barrow's Boys

By: Fleming, Fergus

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK, Granta Books: 1998

Edition: 4th printing

Sellers ID: 03122

ISBN: 186207173X

Condition: Very Good


John Barrow, Second Secretary to the Admiralty launched in 1816 and 1845 a hand picked teams of naval officers to scoure the earth's empty spaces. At this time the atlas was littered with blanks. What was at the North Pole? Was there a North-West passage? What lay at the heart of Africa ? Did Antarctica exist. Often at odds with each other they entered a void and, with great hardship, either conquered it or died in the attempt. The D/J shows light shelf-wear to its edge... View more info

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The Last Tudor

By: Gregory, Phillipa

Price: £14.00

Publisher: UK, Simon & Schuster Ltd: 2017

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03591

ISBN: 1471133052

Condition: Fine


The Last Tudor' is Phillipa Gregory's final novel on the Tudor family. She brings a lifetime of study and love of her subject to this story of three young women finding their way in a world of deceit and danger. A fine, tight copy. View more info

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William Pitt the Younger: A Biography.

By: Hague, William

Price: £10.84

Publisher: UK., HarperCollins Publishers Ltd: 2004

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02943

ISBN: 0007147198

Condition: Very Good


William Pitt the Younger was one of the most extraordinary figures in British history, who became Prime Minister in 1783 at the remarkable age of twenty-four. In this lively and authoritative biography, William Hague explains the dramatic events and exceptional abilities which allowed extreme youth to be combined with great power. The edges of the text block are lightly tanned. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take up to 90 days to arrive. View more info

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Elizabeth's Spy Master: Francis Walsingham and the Secret War That Saved England

By: Hutchinson, Robert

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK, Weidenfeld Military: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03049

ISBN: 0297846132

Condition: Very Good


' Elizabeth's Spy Master', is a vivid narrative, based on new research, and set in a world of bloody intrigue conspiracies and religious war. The England of Elizabeth I faced an implacable enemy in the shape of Catholic Spain. Only two things stood in their way , The English Channel and Sir Francis Walsingham. There is a small mark on the front edge of the text block and the spine has a slight lean. A nice clean copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy second class shipp... View more info