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The Elizabethan Epic

By: Baldwin Smith, Lacey

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 057800

Condition: Very Good


A vivid depiction of the Elizabethan era set against the background of medieval chaos, gradually resolving into the twin revolutions of the Renaissance and the Reformation. Very good clean hardback in dustwrapper which shows signs of light shelfwear. 286 pages including index. 16 b/w plates. View more info

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The Reign of Elizabeth, 1558-1603

By: Black, J. B.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Oxford, Oxfordshire, Oxford University Press: 1945

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 055412

Condition: Very Good


Volume 8 in the Oxford History of England series. "A series which has been accepted as the most authoritative general history of England" TLS. Square, tight hardback. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Text block clean. 448 pages + maps View more info

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The Life of Thomas More

By: Boardman, Brigid M.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Catholic Truth Society: 1978

Seller ID: 047572

Condition: Very Good


12 page stapled booklet being a history of the life of Saint Thomas More written for children to help them to understand the circumstances of Tudor life. A very good clean copy. Illustrated with b/w drawings. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Elizabethan Deliverance

By: Bryant, Arthur

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041178

ISBN: 0002162075

Condition: Very Good


Looks at the first thirty years of Elizabeth's reign, culminating in the defeat of the Armada. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. 232 pages including index. Map endpapers. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Other Face - Catholic Life Under Elizabeth I

By: Caraman, Philip (Editor)

Price: £37.50

Publisher: London, Longmans: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025093

Condition: Reading Copy


Described as a reading copy as the bottom margin of pages 255-270 are stained (text not affected) - and pages 269 &270 have a smear mark and creasing to top corner - again all text is legible. Jacket is shelfworn. Otherwise a very good, clean copy of this now hard-to-find title which provides a view of Elizabethan Catholic life, seen entirely through contemporary writings. 341 pages including index. View more info

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The Cecils of Hatfield House : A Portrait of an English Ruling Family

By: Cecil, David

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Sphere Books: 1975

Seller ID: 030573

ISBN: 0351155163

Condition: Very Good +


A portrait of one of the most influential families in English history as told by Lord David Cecil the younger son of the 4th Marquess of Salisbury. The book traces the lives both personal and public of all the major inhabitants of the house from its earliest times including Elizabeth I, William Cecil, right up to the present day and the Cecils known to him personally. Clean, bright copy which appears unread. 320 pages including index. Illustrated throughout mainly in b&w. View more info

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Thomas More

By: Chambers, R. W.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape:

Seller ID: 055434

Condition: Good


Clean, square hardback, No. 2 of The Bedford Historical Series which have established themselves as standard works in soundness of scholarship and readability. sunning to spine - 416 pages including index. Previous owner' s name on front endpaper. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Late Italian Renaissance 1525-1630

By: Cochrane, Eric (editor)

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048738

Condition: Very Good


Ranging from the time of Machiavelli and Galileo the various articles give specific information about various aspects of Italian cultural, political and economic life, suggesting that the Renaissance did not come to an end with the death of Machiavelli but continued for a century afterwards. A very good clean hardback in dustwrapper which shows signs of wear/tear. 462 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Six Wives of Henry VIII

By: Fraser, Antonia

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, BCA: 1993

Seller ID: 041216

Condition: Very Good


Carefully researched biography of the six Tudor queens. SA very good clean copy in very good dustwrapper. 479 pages including index. B.W. Illustrations. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Elizabeth the Great

By: Jenkins, Elizabeth

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, BCA: 1971

Seller ID: 011754

Condition: Near Fine


A lovely clean copy which paints a personal, living portrait of the Queen. Black and white frontis. 336pp including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Elizabeth the Great

By: Jenkins, Elizabeth

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Phoenix: 2003

Seller ID: 051717

ISBN: 1898799709

Condition: As New


Landmark biography of the Virgin Queen which offers an intimate portrait of her life both personal and public and gives an insight into life in Elizabethan society. As new, unread paperback. 336 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Earlier Tudors 1485-1558

By: Mackie, J. D.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 061553

Condition: Very Good


Volume 7 in the Oxford History of England series. "A series which has been accepted as the most authoritative general history of England." This volume deals with the birth of a nation-state from the throes which marked the end of the middle age in North-West Europe. A very good clean hardback in dustjacket which has faded spine & shows signs of light shelfwear/tear. 699 pages including index. View more info

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The Defeat of the Spanish Armada

By: Mattingly, Garrett

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, The Reprint Society: 1961

Seller ID: 060022

Condition: Very Good


Tells the story without bias from both Spanish and English viewpoints, making clear the complexities of the political and religious conflict, as well as giving us an understanding of the personalities involved. A very good clean hardback in dustwrapper which shows signs of edgewear. 415 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Big Chief Elizabeth : How England's Adventurers Gambled and Won the New World

By: Milton, Giles

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton Ltd: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028338

ISBN: 0340748818

Condition: Very Good


Reveals a remarkable and long-forgotten story. Clean, bright copy - 416 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Tudors

By: Morris, Christopher

Price: £5.50

Publisher: London, Fontana: 1987

Edition: Twenty First Impression

Seller ID: 011612

ISBN: 0006329519

Condition: Near Fine


Unread copy Illustrated with mono plates. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Papists, Protestants and Puritans 1559-1714

By: Newton, Diana

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge University Press: 1998

Seller ID: 055763

ISBN: 0521598451

Condition: As New


A survey of the religious changes arising from the challenges to the Catholic church in the sixteenth century. As new, unread paperback. 92 pages. Part of the Cambridge Perspectives in History series. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Tudor Women : Queens and Commoners

By: Plowden, Alison

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041152

ISBN: 0297775499

Condition: Very Good


No other period of history has produced so many notable and interesting women and in no other period have they so powerfully influenced the course of political events - this is a fascinating and well-argued look at an important and often neglected aspect of Tudor life. A very good clean hardback in very good unclipped dustwrapper. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. 182 pages including index. Newspaper picture of the six wives of Henry VIII pasted to rear pastedown. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Statesman and Saint : Wolsey and More, a Study in Contrast

By: Ridley, Jasper

Price: £10.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, The Viking Press: 1983

Seller ID: 041211

ISBN: 0670489050

Condition: Good


Dual biography exploring the lives of the first and two most famous of Henry VIII's Lord Chancellors. A very good clean hardback in dustwrapper. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Slight tanning to pages and foxing to page edges. 338 pages including index. Illustrated with bw plates. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Red Rose and the White : The Wars of the Roses, 1453-1487

By: Sadler, John

Price: £27.50

Publisher: Harlow, Essex, Pearson Education: 2009

Edition: First Edition - Second Impression

Seller ID: 056475

ISBN: 1405823607

Condition: Near Fine


Provides a comprehensive overview of the thirty years in which the houses of York and Lancaster fought ferociously for control of the English throne. Clean, crisp hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. Appears unread. 307 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

Every One a Witness - The Tudor Age

By: Scott, A.F.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Book Club Associates: 1975

Seller ID: 042309

Condition: Very Good


Opens the window upon one of the richest periods of creative activity in England's story whose kings and queens oversaw England at a time of great change. A very good clean hardback in dustwrapper which has a little marking to covers. 328 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info