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The Follies of King Edward V11

By: Andrews, Allen

Price: £13.55

Publisher: London, Lexington Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01279

ISBN: 0904312151

Condition: Very Good


spine of cover lightly faded not price clipped.Slight foxing on end papers View more info

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Cliveden: The Place and the People

By: Crathorne, James

Price: £225.88

Publisher: UK, Collins & Brown Ltd.: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03002

ISBN: 1855852233

Condition: Very Good


The author gives a fascinating account of Cliveden's past: the two earlier houses that were dramatically destroyed by fire, the creation of the gardens and the seven families who have lived there. Some of the richest men and most powerful women of their day have played a part in the story of Cliveden, including Nancy Astor, whose husband Waldorf was given Clivedon as a marriage present from his father. There is a dedication on the front endpaper which reads ' To Frank, w... View more info

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The Devonshires: The Story of a Family and a Nation

By: Hattersley,Roy

Price: £25.00

Publisher: UK, Random House UK: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Sellers ID: 03654

ISBN: 0701186240

Condition: Fine


With the help of previously unpublished material from the Chatsworth archives, The Devonshires reveals how the dynasty made and lost fortunes, fought and fornicated, built great houses, patronised the arts and pioneered the railways, made great scientific discoveries and, in the end, came to terms with changing times. It is popular history at its very best. The D/W has light creasing to its head. A fine , clean tight copy. View more info

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This Sceptred Isle: The Dynasties: Britain's Most Powerful Families

By: Lee, Christopher

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK., BBC Books: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02589

ISBN: 0563537485

Condition: Very Good


This book is a fascinating survey of the fluctuating fortunes of a privileged elite, their loyalties tested and rewarded, honours bestowed and withdrawn, their successes and failures, their adulteries, scheming, intrique, bloody battles, murderous plots and shocking executions - stories that reveal the true power behind the throne. There is some light marking to the f.e.p. and the back panel on the DJ. 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: £13.55

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. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take up... View more info