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A Distant Mirror : The Calamitous Fourteenth Century

By: Barbara Wertheim Tuchman

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK, Papermac: 1995

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02880


In these eminently readable and compelling pages the author brings the insights of a modern historian to bear on the decades of Chaucer and Boccaccio, the time of the Hundred Years' War and the Black Death, of the great fame of Dante, of extravagant civilization and bizarre superstition, of pilgrimage and plague, of revolutionary new technologies and enraged revolt against a poll tax. There is light marking to the text block edges. PLEASE NOTE: Economy international shi... View more info

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The Oxford History of England; The Fourteenth Century 1307-1399

By: McKisack, May

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Oxford University Press: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03207


This book attempts a review of the history of fourteenth-century England in the light of modern scholarship. The text block is spotted and tanned, and the D/W although protected by a plastic cover is heavily tanned, and faded on the spine it is also a little grubby. and has been priced clipped. Although not in the best of condition it is still a readable copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. View more info