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The Private Lives of the Tudor Monarchs.

By: N/A

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK., The Folio Society: 1975

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02863


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 worl... View more info

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The Life of Thomas More

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Chatto & Windus: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03416


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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Admiral Collingwood

By: Adams max

Price: £15.00

Publisher: london, weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2005

Sellers ID: 01792


book in v/g condition Nelsons own hero. View more info

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Gandhi Naked Ambition

By: Adams, Jad

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Quercus: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02491


A concise, elegant and masterly account of one of the seminal figures of twentieth -century history, ' Gandhi' lays bare the achievements, philosophy and legacy- both political and spiritual - of a man whose life may truly be said to have changed the world. There is a light staining to the corner of the front panel of the D/W. View more info

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Trafalgar: The Biography of a Battle

By: Adkins, Roy A.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Little, Brown & Company: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02678


In this book the author embraces the battle, its prelude and its aftermath, in narrative that is at once scholarly and breathtakingly exciting. This was the great deciding conflict of the Napoleonic Wars - one that Roy Atkins describes, with use of many newly published first -hand accounts, in mesmerising , blow-by-blow detail. PLEASE NOTE: Economy shipping ( 2nd class) to World zones 1 and 2 is by sea and will take between 60 and 90 days to arrive. View more info

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The Life of John Rushworth: Earl Jellicoe

By: Admiral Sir R.H Bacon.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: UK, Cassell & Co Ltd: 1936

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02193


Jellicoe was through and through a sailor. Descent, family tradition, early associations and training, all combined to concentrate his mind upon the navy. It is therefore fitting that this biography was written by a friend and fellow officer. The blue board covers shows light shelf wear with a bump at the top rear corner and the pages have foxing. There are also several pull-out maps, charts and plans. View more info

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Untold Stories

By: Alan Bennett

Price: £16.50

Publisher: UK, Faber & Faber: 2005

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03702


Untold Stories' is Alan Bennett's first collection of prose since Writing Home and takes in all his major writings over the last ten years. At times heartrending and at others extremely funny, ' Untold Stories' is a matchless and unforgettable anthology. The D/W has rippling to its edges and small tears to the lower corners. A good tight clean copy. View more info

The Endurance

By: Alexander, Caroline

Price: £14.00

Publisher: london, Bloomsbury: 1999

Sellers ID: 01611


All about Shackletons legendary Antarctic expedition View more info

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Romantic Moderns: English Writers, Artists and the Imagination from Virginia Woolf to John Piper

By: Alexandra Harris

Price: £16.50

Publisher: UK, Thames & Hudson Ltd.: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03764


England has had a bad press from the Modernist disciples of a shiny, high-speed future. While the battles for modern art and society were being fought in France and Spain, it seemed a betrayal that John Betjeman and John Piper were in love with a provincial world of old churches and tea shops. The text is accompanied with 79 illustrations , 48 in colour. A good , clean and fine copy. View more info

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Eisenhower: The President: Vol 2

By: Ambrose, Stephen. E.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Simon & Schuster: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02658


This is the second and concluding volume of Stephen ambrose's biography of Eisenhower. This definitive and sometimes critical work is the culmination of twenty years of research by one of the editors of the Eisenhower papers. The spine is lightly faded and the text block as heavy spotting to the head and there is light foxing to the inside of the DJ. please note; standard shipping (2nd class) to world zones 1 and 2 is by sea, and will take between 60 and 90 days. View more info

The Follies of King Edward V11

By: Andrews, Allen

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Lexington Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01279


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

Jennie Churchill: Winston's American Mother

By: Anne Sebba

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, John Murray ( Publishers ): 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Sellers ID: 03811


With unprecedented access to private family correspondence, newly discovered archival material and interviews with ' Jennie's' two surviving granddaughters, the author draws a vivid and frank portrait of her subject. she repositions 'Jennie' as a women when refused to be cowed by her era's customary repression of woman. Neither bad mother nor sexually predatory wife, Jennie Churchill was creative and passionate, determined to live life to the full. This book is signed on... View more info

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Henry Williamson: Tarka and the Last Romantic

By: Anne Williamson

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK, Sutton Publishing Ltd: 1997

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03771


This book, the first full biography of Williamson, provides an unflinching portrait of this deeply divided and often unhappy man. Profoundly affected by his experiences during the First World War, he was hailed by some as genius - bur upset many others by his apparent fascist sympathies, and Anne Williamson confronts this controversy. Meticulously researched and impressively detailed, this biography draws widely on Henry's own archive. A good clean and tight copy. View more info

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An Artist in Italy

By: Armfield, Maxwell

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK., Methuen & Co Ltd: 1926

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03214


This book is all about the authors experiences has he travels and paints his way through Italy. The text is accompanied by sixteen illustrations painted by the author. The boards and spine are dirty and stained and the text block is a little grubby, it is also has rough cut pages. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and my take upto 90 days to arrive. View more info

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Life on Air: Memoirs of a Broadcaster

By: Attenborough, David

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Domino Books Ltd: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02147


Amused and amusing, the working memoirs of one of the most influential, admired and best - liked figures in English television. When 26, he applied for a job in the BBC - which then meant radio - and was promptly turned down. But someone saw his rejected application and asked, would he like to try television? He would and 50 years later he is still at it. Elegantly told, often funny, here is his story. The D/W as been priced clipped. View more info