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Charles II : The Man and the Statesman, Ashley, Maurice
1 Ashley, Maurice Charles II : The Man and the Statesman
London Weidenfeld & Nicholson 1973 0297179381 / 9780297179382 Fourth Impression Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
The first full-scale study of the king for some forty years as the author portrays Charles as a consummate politician, but questions whether he was, in fact, a great statesman. Clean square hardback in a price-clipped d/w - 358 pages including index. Next post dispatch . 
Price: 11.00 GBP
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Life in Stuart England, Ashley, Maurice
2 Ashley, Maurice Life in Stuart England
London B. T. Batsford 1967 Third Impression Hard Back Good + Good + Ex Library 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Clean square ex-library copy with the usual markings and ffep removed. Part of the English Life Series edited by Peter Quennell. Treats separatley the ways of life of the nobility and gentry, of the professional classes, and of the manual workers. Good square hardback in a price-clipped d/w showing slight shlefwear & tear - 178 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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The Stewart Kingdom of Scotland 1371-1603, Bingham, Caroline
3 Bingham, Caroline The Stewart Kingdom of Scotland 1371-1603
London Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1974 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo Signed by Author
SIGNED by the author on the title page with "With very best wishes Caroline Bingham". A very good clean copy in unclipped dustwrapper which shows signs of light shelfwear. 284 pages including index. | ncludes various newspaper articles about Caroline Bingham and her books, and a handwritten letter to her friend. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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British Diplomats and Diplomacy : 1688-1800, Black, Jeremy
4 Black, Jeremy British Diplomats and Diplomacy : 1688-1800
Exeter, Devon University of Exeter Press 2001 0859896137 / 9780859896139 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Professor Black discusses British diplomats and diplomacy during this formative period in which Britain emerged as the leading world power. Staple removed from ffep and bump to rear board else a clean, square hardback in a d/w - 244 pages including index. Appears unread. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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Culloden and the '45, Black, Jeremy
5 Black, Jeremy Culloden and the '45
Stroud, Gloucestershire Alan Sutton Publishing 1993 0750903759 / 9780750903752 Soft Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Examines the political and military context of the uprising and highlights the seriousness of the challenge posed by the Jacobites thus offering an illuminating account of an episode often obscured by the perspectives of Stuart romance. A clean crisp copy which appears unread. 217 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Culloden and the '45, Black, Jeremy
6 Black, Jeremy Culloden and the '45
London Guild Publishing 1990 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Professor Black examines the political and military context of the uprising and highlights the seriousness of the challenge posed by the Jacobites thus offering an illuminating account of an episode often obscured by the perspectives of Stuart romance. Some light sunning to page margins else a clean, glossy copy in a d/w - 217 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Charles I, Bowle, John
7 Bowle, John Charles I
London Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1975 0297769782 / 9780297769781 First Edition Hard Cover Good Fair 8vo 
Comprehensive biography of the King whose rule led inexorably towards civil war, and eventually to the headman's axe outside his own banqueting hall at Whitehall. Square, tight hardback in dustwrapper which shows signs of wear and tear (internally repaired). A little foxing to page edges but text block is clean. 362 pages. B.W. Illustrations. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 9.50 GBP
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William III, Claydon, Tony
8 Claydon, Tony William III
Harlow, Essex Pearson Education 2002 0582405238 / 9780582405233 First Edition Soft Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall 
Part of the Profiles In Power Series which sees the Senior Lecturer presenting William as the crucial factor in Britain's emergence as a world power, and as a model of open and participatory government. Clean, tight paperback which appears unread - 202 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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The Early Stuarts 1603-1660, Davies, Godfrey
9 Davies, Godfrey The Early Stuarts 1603-1660
Oxford, England Oxford University Press 1945 Reprint Hard Back Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Part of the Oxford History of England series edited by Sir George Clark. Covers the period from the accession of James I to the Restoration of 1660. Some marking to endpapers + previous owner's name to front endpaper, otherwise a square, tight hardback - no dustjacketb- 452 pages including index plus maps. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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The English Revolution and the Wars in the Three Kingdoms, 1638-1652, Gentles, Ian
10 Gentles, Ian The English Revolution and the Wars in the Three Kingdoms, 1638-1652
Harlow, Essex Pearson Longman 2007 0582065518 / 9780582065512 First Edition Soft Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Part of the Modern Wars In Perspective Series in which Professor Gentles provides a riveting, in-depth analysis of the battles and sieges, as well as the political and religious struggles that underpinned them. Clean, bright copy which appears unread - 522 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 37.50 GBP
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Swordsmen in Power : War and Politics under the English Republic, 1649-1660, Hainsworth, Roger
11 Hainsworth, Roger Swordsmen in Power : War and Politics under the English Republic, 1649-1660
Stroud, Gloucestershire Sutton Publishing 1997 0750905719 / 9780750905718 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
An entertaining, detailed and authoritative account in which the Professor devotes the first half of the book to the Commonwealth's formation and its struggles against its domestic and foreign enemies whilst the second half examines the rule of the Protector, his court, internal and external policies, and the unnecessary war with Spain, with its combination of naval glory and futile expenditure of blood and treasure. Previous owner's details and bookplate to ffep else a clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w protected by a plastic film - 291 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Cavaliers and Roundheads : The English at War, 1642-1649, Hibbert, Christopher
12 Hibbert, Christopher Cavaliers and Roundheads : The English at War, 1642-1649
New York, NY, USA Charles Scribner's Sons 1993 0684195577 / 9780684195575 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
A social as well as military history that vivdly re-creates the scenes of war in England in the 1640's. A clean, bright hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. 337 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Cavaliers and Roundheads : The English at War, 1642-1649, Hibbert, Christopher
13 Hibbert, Christopher Cavaliers and Roundheads : The English at War, 1642-1649
London BCA 1993 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
A social as well as military history that vivdly re-creates the scenes of war in England in the 1640's. Square, tight hardback in dustwrapper which has faded spine. Tanning to page edges. . 337 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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The Social Structure In Caroline England, Mathew, David
14 Mathew, David The Social Structure In Caroline England
London Oxford University Press 1948 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
The Ford Lectures delivered in the University of Oxford in Michaelmas Term 1945. Clean, square hardback in a price-clipped d/w showing shelfwear & tear and some minor losses/stain marks with sunning to spine - 140 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Jacobites, McLynn, Frank
15 McLynn, Frank The Jacobites
London & New York Routledge & Kegan Paul 1988 0415002672 / 9780415002677 First Paperback Edition Soft Cover Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Attempts to give the general reader an account based on scholarly work of the Jacobite century (1688-1788). Previous owner's details inside cover and light shelfwear to covers. Good, clean copy - 228 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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Bourbon and Stuart : Kings and Kingship in France and England in the Seventeenth Century, Miller, John
16 Miller, John Bourbon and Stuart : Kings and Kingship in France and England in the Seventeenth Century
London George Philip 1987 0540011177 / 9780540011179 Hard Cover Very Good Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Lively and entertaining pen-portraits of the various kings and those mostly associated with them. Clean, large format hardback in an unclipped d/w showing sunning to spine - 272 pages including index plus family tree endpapers. Next post dispatch 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Life in Noble Household : 1641-1700 (SIGNED), Thomson, Gladys Scott
17 Thomson, Gladys Scott Life in Noble Household : 1641-1700 (SIGNED)
London Jonathan Cape 1937 Second Impression Hard Cover Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
Record based upon the household papers - account books, bills and letters - handled by the officials and servants of William Russell, fifth Earl and first Duke of Bedford which reveals the great variety of information that this type of historical source contains. Boards show signs of shelfwear with some bumping/fraying to corners, though internally a good clean copy with a SIGNED inscription to the ffep ''For G.Thorpe from Gladys Scott Thomson Feb. 1940.'' Remnants of a sticker to rear pastedown - 407 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 17.50 GBP
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The Princes in the Tower, Weir, Alison
18 Weir, Alison The Princes in the Tower
London Pimlico 1997 0712673792 / 9780712673792 Reprint Card Covers Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
The story of the suspicious deaths of Edward V and his brother Richard, is one of the most fascinating murder mysteries in history. In this book, the author re-examines all the evidence, including that against Richard III. Weir reconstructs the events leading to their murder, and why they died. 287 pages including index. A very good clean paperback whose pages are tanning lightly to margins 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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The Capital and the Colonies : London and the Atlantic Economy 1660-1700, Zahedieh, Nuala
19 Zahedieh, Nuala The Capital and the Colonies : London and the Atlantic Economy 1660-1700
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire Cambridge University Press 2010 0521514231 / 9780521514231 First Edition Hard Cover As New As New 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Unique study which provides the first detailed picture of how the mercantile system was made to work. By identifying the leading colonial merchants, the author shows through their collective experiences how London developed the capabilities to compete with its continental rivals and ensure compliance with the Navigation Acts. Clean, square, unread hardback in a d/w - 329 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 70.00 GBP
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