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The Bayeux Tapestry and the Norman Invasion.

By: N/A

Price: £13.50

Publisher: UK., The Folio Society: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02862

Condition: Very Good


The corners are lightly bumped , this volume does not have a slip-case. A good clean copy. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping to world zones 1 and 2 is by sea and could take up to 90 days to arrive. View more info

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The Private Lives of the Tudor Monarchs.

By: N/A

Price: £13.50

Publisher: UK., The Folio Society: 1975

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02863

Condition: Very Good


As with all monarchs who rule as well as reign, the gap between the public and private lives of the Tudors is a narrow one.The marriages of Henry VIII and the courtships of Elizabeth were affairs of state; just as the business of government was, in part, a matter of the sovereign's domestic routine. The selection of documents presented here is intended to reflect some of these aspects. This book is without its slipcase. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping to world zones 1 and 2 and is by sea and could take up to 90 days to arrive. View more info

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Popol Vuh: The Definitive Edition of The Mayan Book of The Dawn of Life and The Glories of Gods and Kings

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: USA, Touchstone: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Sellers ID: 04750

ISBN: 0684818450

Condition: Very Good


Popol Vuh, the Quiche` Mayan book of creation, is not only the most important text in the native languages of the Americas, it is also an extraordinary document of the human imagination. This edition which is unabridged includes new notes and commentary, newly translated passages, newly deciphered hieroglyphs, and over forty illustrations. Some pages have bee underlined lightly in pencil by the previous owner. A good, tight and clean copy. View more info

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The Life of Thomas More

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Chatto & Windus: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03416

ISBN: 1856197115

Condition: Near Fine


Thomas More is one of the great figures in English history, but his life and career bear little resemblance to the myth of the saint or of the ' man for all seasons '. In this remarkable biography Peter Ackroyd reveals a man more troubled and more perplexling than that of any previous account. There is a previous owners signature to the half-title page. There is a small indentation on the rear hardcover and D/J and the top rear corner of the D/J has a small tear. View more info

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What the Tudors & Stuarts Did for Us

By: Adam Hart-Davis

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK, Boxtree: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03673

ISBN: 0752215086

Condition: Fine


Everyone knows that Henry VIII had six wives, but not many people know why, after divorcing Catherine of Aragon, he had colourless socks, In this riveting journey through the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, the author explains the problem of the colourless socks but hoe Tudor and Stuart Britain witnessed some of the most dramatic shifts in thinking and technological innovation since the Romans A good ,clean and tight copy. View more info

The Mayan Prophecies: Unlocking the Secrets of a Lost Civilization

By: Adrian Gilbert; Maurice Cotterell

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Element Books, Inc.: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04796

ISBN: 1852306920

Condition: Near Fine


In this thrilling and controversial book, the authors offer controversial answers that the establishment ' experts' refuse to accept. Decoding the complex Mayan astrological prophecies and present shattering revelations. The D/w shows light creasing to its extremities and it has been price-clipped. View more info

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The Tribe That Washed its Spears: The Zulus at War

By: Adrian Greaves; Xolani Mkhize

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Pen & Sword Military: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04560

ISBN: 1848848412

Condition: Very Good


By tracing the long and turbulent history of the Zulus from their arrival in South Africa, where they were not indigenous as were the Koi and San population, and the establishment of Zululand. This book is an important and readable addition to this popular subject area. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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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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The Lady in the Tower: The Fall of Anne Boleyn

By: Alison Weir

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Jonathan Cape: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04536

ISBN: 0224063197

Condition: Very Good


Never before has there been a book devoted entirely to Anne Boleyn's fall. Alison Weir has reassessed the evidence, demolished many romantic myths and popular misconceptions, and rewritten the story of Anne Boleyn's fall. There is light speckling to the top and marks on the front of the text block. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Threshold of Terror: The Last Hours of the Monarchy in the French Revolution.

By: Allen, Rodney.

Price: £14.00

Publisher: UK, Sutton Publishing.: 2001

Sellers ID: 02278

ISBN: 0750927100

Condition: Very Good


The French Revolution of 1789 did not set out to end the French monarchy. It aimed to create liberal constitutional government. The chain of events following the fall of the King led to the September Massacres. This heart-rendering story of human and political tragedy should be required reading for anyone gripped by the drama of the french Revolution and wishing to learn more about one of the key turning points in European history. View more info

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Caligula: A Biography

By: Aloys Winterling

Price: £18.00

Publisher: USA, University of California Press: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04500

ISBN: 0520287592

Condition: Very Good


In this lively biography of Rome's infamous third emperor, readers will not find the wild-eyed dictator the public has, for nearly two millennia, come to expect. Offering not an apology for the 'mad' emperor but a thoughtful argument for his sanity, Winterling debunks Caligula's most grotesque and oft-repeated crimes. There is writing in pencil on the rear end -paper A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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A World on Fire: The Epic History of the British in the American Civil War. by Amanda Foreman

By: Amanda Foreman

Price: £20.00

Publisher: USA, Allen Lane: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04809

ISBN: 1846142040

Condition: Very Good


Amanda Foreman's magnificent book provides a completely fresh perspective on this great conflict. Weaving together a vast panoply of people and events, it dramatically brings alive this extraordinary period of British and American history. A good, tight copy. View more info

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Undaunted Courage: The Pioneering First Mission to Explore America's Wild Frontier

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK., Pocket Books: 2003

Edition: 4th Edition

Sellers ID: 02731

ISBN: 074347788X

Condition: Very Good


On 5 july 1803, Captain Meriwether Lewis set out on an epic voyage across the untamed Great Plains and into the Rockies. His brief from the president. Thomas Jefferson, was to explore the land stretching west of the Mississippi., recently purchased from Napoleon. It was completely unchartered territory; a wild, vast land ruled by Indians, never before experienced by a white man. View more info

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The Rose of Martinique: A Life of Napoleon's Josephine

By: Andrea Stuart

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Macmillan: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03824

ISBN: 0333739337

Condition: Fine


With the dismissive epigram ' Not tonight Josephine ', history has relegated Napoleon's empress to the role of mere boudoir distraction. Bedazzled by her more famous husband, biographers have neglected Josephine's own life story - a story that encompassed Caribbean slave revolts, arranged marriage, revolutionary politics and the threat of the guillotine, before she even met the man whose historical shadow all but obliterated her own. The red boards are fine the D/W shows light wear to its edges. View more info

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The Turks Today

By: Andrew Mango

Price: £18.00

Publisher: USA, The Overlook Press: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04151

ISBN: 1585676152

Condition: Very Good


In this sequel to his acclaimed biography,Ataturk, Andrew Mango provides such a portrait, tracing the republic's development since the death of its founder and bringing to life the Turkish people and their vibrant society. There is a black mark across the bottom of the text block indicating it is a remainder book. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Marking Well

By: Andrew Prescott ( Editor )

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Lewis Masonic: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04965

ISBN: 0853182663

Condition: Very Good


The creation of the Grand Lodge of Mark Master Masons in 1856 was one of the most important events in the history of the English freemasonry. The 150th anniversary of the Grand Lodge is celebrated here in a series of lively and approachable essays by some of Britain's most distinguished masonic researchers. Two appendices contain comprehensive directories of Mark lodges in England, Wales and overseas and of officers of the Mark Grand Lodge. A good tight copy. View more info

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Napoleon and Wellington

By: Andrew Roberts

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04698

ISBN: 0297646079

Condition: Near Fine


The fascinating, constantly changing relationship between these two historical giants forms the basis for Andrew Roberts' compelling study in pride, rivalry, propaganda, nostalgia and posthumous revenge. There is a small closed tear on the d/w at the base of the spine A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Athene: Image and Energy

By: Ann Shearer

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Viking Adult: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Sellers ID: 04460

ISBN: 0670857971

Condition: Very Good


When Athene sprang full-grown from her father Zeus's head, a new image of the feminine was born to Western consciousness . Starting from a penetrating analysis of the goddess's mythologies and beginnings, Ann Shearer shows how mainstream consciousness, from the early Church Fathers onwards, has diluted and even suppressed the original power of the image. There is light wear to the corners and extremities of the D/w. View more info

The Tulip

By: Anna Pavord

Price: £25.00

Publisher: UK, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03982

ISBN: 0747542961

Condition: Very Good


The Tulip'; is not a gardening book. It is the story of a flower that has made men mad. Greed, desire , anguish, devotion have all played their part in the development of the tulip from wild flower of the Asian steppes to the world-wide phenomenon it is today. Sumptuously illustrated from a wide range of sources, the book also features descriptions of eighty wild-species tulips and several hundred garden varieties. There are small marks to the green boards and the D/W is priced clipped. View more info

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The Tulip

By: Anna Pavord

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Bloomsbury Pub Ltd: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04625

ISBN: 0747571902

Condition: Very Good


' The Tulip' is not a gardening book. It is the story of a flower that has made men mad. Greed, desire, anguish and devotion have all played their part in the development of the tulip from wild flower of the Asian steppes to the worldwide phenomenon it is today. A good , clean and tight copy. View more info