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The Recreations of a Country Parson Third Series
1 The Recreations of a Country Parson Third Series
London Longmans, Green & Co 1878 Hard Cover Reading Copy No Jacket 8vo 
Small tear to cloth along the edge of spine strip and wear to cloth at head and tale of spine strip. Boards are lightly soiled. Internally text block is clean. Small tear to margin of page 3. A perfectly acceptable reading copy. 324 pages. Concerning the life of a Victorian Country Parson. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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Princess Margaret : A Biography, Aronson, Theo
2 Aronson, Theo Princess Margaret : A Biography
London Michael O'Mara Books 1997 1854792482 / 9781854792488 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Clean, square copy in an unclipped d/w showing slight shelf wear. Faint sunning to page edges. Previous owner's name to ffep. The first in-depth study of the controversial royal figure - 336 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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George the Third, Ayling, Stanley
3 Ayling, Stanley George the Third
London William Collins 1972 0002114127 / 9780002114127 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Long-overdue study of George III's reign which witnessed, among other events, the loss of the American colonies, the Napoleonic Wars, and the beginnings of Britain's transformation by the Industrial Revolution. Clean large volume hardback in clipped d/w (price still showing) protected in a plastic jacket - 510 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Richard III, Baldwin, David
4 Baldwin, David Richard III
Stroud, Gloucestershire Amberley Publishing 2013 1445615916 / 9781445615912 First Edition - Second Impression Soft Cover As New 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
Includes an extra chapter on the amazing discovery of Richard's bones in a Leicester car park. An in-depth study of his dealings with his contemporaries and of information gleaned from the recent discovery of his skeleton. Unread paperback - 272 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
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The Duke of Beaufort : Memoirs, Beaufort, Duke of
5 Beaufort, Duke of The Duke of Beaufort : Memoirs
Richmond, Surrey Country Life Books 1981 0600315746 / 9780600315742 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Fascinating recollection of the life and times of the 10th Duke as he recalls the famous hunts, his favourite horses and hounds and the 'magic' that is foxhunting. Clean, square hardback in a price-clipped d/w - 178 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Die Benediktusregel : Lateinisch / Deutsch. Herausgegeben im Auftrag der Salzburger Äbtekonferenz,, Benedictus, de Nursia
6 Benedictus, de Nursia Die Benediktusregel : Lateinisch / Deutsch. Herausgegeben im Auftrag der Salzburger Äbtekonferenz,
Beuron, Germany Beuroner Kunstverlag 1992 3870710616 / 9783870710613 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
Clean, bright hardback in a d/w. Text in LATIN & GERMAN - 314 pages. Next post dispatch from the UK. 
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George VI, Bolitho, Hector
7 Bolitho, Hector George VI
London Eyre & Spottiswoode 1937 First Edition Hard Back Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
The life and times of Princess Elizabeth's father who was the subject for the Oscar Award-winning blockbuster 'The King's Speech'. Clean square copy with 24 b/w plates - 256 pages including index. Previous owner's name to ffep. Next post dispatch. 
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Charles I, Bowle, John
8 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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Elizabeth: A Biography of Her Majesty the Queen, Bradford, Sarah
9 Bradford, Sarah Elizabeth: A Biography of Her Majesty the Queen
London William Heinemann Ltd 1996 0434002712 / 9780434002719 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to 
A very good, clean copy in unclipped dustjacket. Gift inscription to title page. "An in-depth portrait of a very private woman in her public and family life. It answers the questions everyone wants to ask." 564 pages. Next post UK dispatch. 
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Jasper Tudor : Dynasty Maker, Breverton, Terry
10 Breverton, Terry Jasper Tudor : Dynasty Maker
Stroud, Gloucestershire Amberley Publishing 2014 1445633914 / 9781445633916 First Edition Hard Cover As New As New 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
The first biography of the real 'kingmaker' of British history. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 311 pages including a select bibliography and a list of illustrations. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The Life-Story of Our Gracious Queen Mary, Brewer, Jeanie Rose
11 Brewer, Jeanie Rose The Life-Story of Our Gracious Queen Mary
London The Religious Tract Society 1911 First Edition Hard Cover Good 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
With a tissue-protected photogravure frontispiece and sixteen other plates. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean square hardback split into four chapters - Queen Mary as a Child; Queen Mary as a Wife; Queen Mary as a Mother; Queen Mary's Kith and Kin. All top edges gilt - 116 pages. Silk marker still attached. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 27.50 GBP
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Anne Boleyn, Bruce, Marie L.
12 Bruce, Marie L. Anne Boleyn
London William Collins 1972 0002110482 / 9780002110488 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Tells the drama of her meteoric rise to power, followed by an even swifter fall, and the sensational nature of her trial and death. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing some sunning and now protected in a plastic jacket - 380 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 11.00 GBP
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Christina Queen of Sweden : The Restless Life of a European Eccentric, Buckley, Veronica
13 Buckley, Veronica Christina Queen of Sweden : The Restless Life of a European Eccentric
London Fourth Estate Ltd 2004 184115704X / 9781841157047 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
A lovely clean, bright copy in unclipped jacket which shows signs of slight shelf wear. Absorbing biography of the eccentric & astonishing Christina, Queen of Sweden 
Price: 21.00 GBP
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La Bretagne des saints et des rois : Ve-Xe Siècle, Chédeville, André et Guillotel, Hubert
14 Chédeville, André et Guillotel, Hubert La Bretagne des saints et des rois : Ve-Xe Siècle
Rennes, France Editions Ouest-France 1984 2858826137 / 9782858826131 Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Clean, square hardback with text in FRENCH. Laminated boards - 429pp inc Index & Table des Matieres. Next post dispatch from the UK. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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England and Its Rulers : 1066-1272, Clanchy, M. T.
15 Clanchy, M. T. England and Its Rulers : 1066-1272
Oxford Blackwell Publishers 1998 0631205578 / 9780631205579 Second Edition Reprint Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Part of the Blackwell Classic Histories of England Series. This edition contains an epilogue on Edward I (1272-1307). Attractive and authoritative account of English history from 1066. Some faint sunning to page edges else a clean, tight paperback which appears unread - 253 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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William III, Claydon, Tony
16 Claydon, Tony William III
Harlow, Essex Pearson Education 2002 0582405238 / 9780582405233 First Edition Soft Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" 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 Reign of King Stephen : 1135-1154, Crouch, David
17 Crouch, David The Reign of King Stephen : 1135-1154
Harlow, Essex Pearson Education 2000 0582226570 / 9780582226579 First Edition Soft Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Professor Crouch's authoritative account examining anew the events of Stephen's reign, and the debates they have inspired amongst generations of historians. Clean, bright, large format paperback - 384 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 27.50 GBP
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Seven Medieval Kings : A Panoramic View of the Middle Ages Through the Lives of Its Most Important and Colourful Monarchs, Dahmus, Joseph
18 Dahmus, Joseph Seven Medieval Kings : A Panoramic View of the Middle Ages Through the Lives of Its Most Important and Colourful Monarchs
London George Allen & Unwin Ltd 1967 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Comprises a series of seven biographies dealing with the monarchs who, perhaps more than any others, made the Middle Ages what they were. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear and sunning to spine - 344 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 19.50 GBP
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King Stephen, Davies, Ralph Henry Carless
19 Davies, Ralph Henry Carless King Stephen
Harlow, Essex Longman Group Limited 1995 0582040000 / 9780582040007 Fourth Impression Soft Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Third edition with the entire text corected wherever necessary, and all references updated with particular attention being paid to new translations of the sources. Clean, bright paperback which appears unread - 178 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The World of Richard III, Dean, Kristie
20 Dean, Kristie The World of Richard III
Stroud, Gloucestershire Amberley Publishing 2015 1445636344 / 9781445636344 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Follows one of the most controversial rulers in history through a journey of the landscape of his lifetime, visiting resplendent castles, towering cathedrals, manor homes and chapels associated with Richard. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 287 pages. Next post dispatch. 
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