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Life in Stuart England

By: Ashley, Maurice

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford: 1967

Edition: Third Impression

Seller ID: 048174

Condition: Good +


Clean square ex-library copy with the usual markings and ffep removed. Part of the English Life Series edited by Peter Quennell. Treats separately 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. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Stewart Kingdom of Scotland 1371-1603

By: Bingham, Caroline

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 035780

Condition: Very Good


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. Includes various newspaper articles about Caroline Bingham and her books, and a handwritten letter to her friend. View more info

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Culloden and the '45

By: Black, Jeremy

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire, Alan Sutton Publishing: 1993

Seller ID: 037310

ISBN: 0750903759

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

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Culloden and the '45

By: Black, Jeremy

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Guild Publishing: 1990

Seller ID: 063347

Condition: Very Good


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. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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British Diplomats and Diplomacy : 1688-1800

By: Black, Jeremy

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Exeter, Devon, University of Exeter Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063495

ISBN: 0859896137

Condition: Very Good


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. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Charles I

By: Bowle, John

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040410

ISBN: 0297769782

Condition: Good


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. View more info

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The Early Stuarts 1603-1660

By: Davies, Godfrey

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Oxford, England, Oxford University Press: 1945

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 061231

Condition: Good


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 dustjacket- 452 pages including index plus maps. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The English Revolution and the Wars in the Three Kingdoms, 1638-1652

By: Gentles, Ian

Price: £37.50

Publisher: Harlow, Essex, Pearson Longman: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063422

ISBN: 0582065518

Condition: Near Fine


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. Prompt dispatch View more info

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Swordsmen in Power : War and Politics under the English Republic, 1649-1660

By: Hainsworth, Roger

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire, Sutton Publishing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041117

ISBN: 0750905719

Condition: Very Good


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 ... View more info

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Cavaliers and Roundheads : The English at War, 1642-1649

By: Hibbert, Christopher

Price: £20.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034864

ISBN: 0684195577

Condition: Very Good


A social as well as military history that vividly re-creates the scenes of war in England in the 1640's. A clean, bright hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. 337 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Cavaliers and Roundheads : The English at War, 1642-1649

By: Hibbert, Christopher

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, BCA: 1993

Seller ID: 054720

Condition: Very Good


A social as well as military history that vividly 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. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Social Structure In Caroline England

By: Mathew, David

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 061492

Condition: Very Good


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. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Jacobites

By: McLynn, Frank

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London & New York, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1988

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 063367

ISBN: 0415002672

Condition: Good


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. Prompt dispatch View more info

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Bourbon and Stuart : Kings and Kingship in France and England in the Seventeenth Century

By: Miller, John

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, George Philip: 1987

Seller ID: 041050

ISBN: 0540011177

Condition: Very Good


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 View more info

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Life in Noble Household : 1641-1700 (SIGNED)

By: Thomson, Gladys Scott

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1937

Edition: Second Impression

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 054714

Condition: Good


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... View more info

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The Princes in the Tower

By: Weir, Alison

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Pimlico: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 052761

ISBN: 0712673792

Condition: Very Good


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 View more info

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The Capital and the Colonies : London and the Atlantic Economy 1660-1700

By: Zahedieh, Nuala

Price: £70.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge University Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063575

ISBN: 0521514231

Condition: As New


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. Prompt dispatch. View more info