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Portrait of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

By: Barry, Iris

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Ernest Benn: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065896

Condition: Good


Looks at the life and times of the English aristocrat, letter writer and poet. Good, clean copy - 294 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Cecils of Hatfield house. a Portrait of an English Ruling Family

By: Cecil, David

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Cardinal: 1975

Seller ID: 031261

ISBN: 0351155163

Condition: 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. Large format paperback showing light creasing and rubbing to covers. Good internally with light browning to pages edges. 320 pages including index. View more info

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Aristocracy and its Enemies in the Age of Revolution

By: Doyle, William

Price: £37.50

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063436

ISBN: 0199559856

Condition: Very Good


Traces the steps by which French nobles were disempowered and persecuted, a period during which large numbers fled the country and many perished or were imprisoned. Some faint sunning to page edges else a clean, square hardback in a d/w showing light shelfwear - 371 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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My Forty Years with Debrett

By: Hankinson, Cyril

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030284

Condition: Very Good


Takes a look at all those things which come within the range of Debrett as seen from the editor's chair. Interesting piece on the Honours System and how it works which it states is ' a mystery to a great many people' . (Quite !) Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w which has sunning to cover/spine and top of board. 223 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Duel in European History : Honour and the Reign of Aristocracy

By: Kiernan, V. G.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Oxford, England, Oxford Paperbacks: 1989

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 060450

ISBN: 0192851284

Condition: Good


Describes the evolution of the duel from its medieval origins to the early twentieth century. Previous owner's name/date inside cover and some light sunning to page edges else a good, clean paperback - 348 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Pillars of the Establishment

By: Thynn, Alexander

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1980

Seller ID: 039381

ISBN: 0091419808

Condition: Very Good


Novel offering a piece of social satire mapping the role of the aristocracy within 20th century Britain. A very good clean hardback in dustwrapper which has faded slightly to the spine. 283 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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In Defence of Aristocracy

By: Worsthorne, Peregrine

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033417

ISBN: 0007183151

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, crisp copy in unclipped jacket which shows signs of light shop-soiling. Next post UK dispatch View more info