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The Tower of London

By: Ainsworth, W.H.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent & Co: 1950

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 044146

Condition: Good


Historical romance regarding Queen Jane's time at The Tower of London. Part of the Everyman's Library series - No 400. Previous owner's name on front endpaper else a good clean hardback which has slightly faded spine. 455 pages + adverts. View more info

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The Tower of London

By: Ainsworth, W.H.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Collins:

Seller ID: 052968

Condition: Good


Historical romance regarding Queen Jane's time at The Tower of London. Blue leatherette covers with gilt lettering to spine. Printed in Collins Clear-Type Press. 631pp. A lovely, clean bright copy. Undated. View more info

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Portrait in Sepia

By: Allende, Isabel

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Flamingo: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066593

ISBN: 0007121571

Condition: Very Good


Historical novel set in Chile at the end of the nineteenth century. Unread copy in unclipped dustjacket which shows tanning to page edges. . Complete number line - 304 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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According to Queeney - Large Print

By: Bainbridge, Beryl

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Bath, Avon, Paragon/Chivers Press: 2003

Seller ID: 050204

ISBN: 0754091341

Condition: Near Fine


Historical novel set in the 18th Century which explores the relationship between Samuel Johnson and his friend and benefactor Mrs Hester Thrale - wife of a wealthy Southward brewer. A clean, crisp paperback which appears unread. Large Print. 300 pages Includes a newspaper obituary of Bainbridge taken from the Guardian July 2010. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Borgia Testament

By: Balchin, Nigel

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1946

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 066492

Condition: Very Good


Historical novel set in Rome and written in the first person through the eyes of Cesare Borgia. Previous owner's details on front endpaper. Very good clean hardback in attractive unclipped dustjacket which has small areas of loss to spine ends, jacket designed by Hans Tisdall. 256pp including epilogue. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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My Lady of Cleves

By: Barnes, Margaret Campbell

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Macdonald: 1946

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 032272

Condition: Good


Historical novel of Henry Eighth's fourth wife. A good clean copy in poor jacket which shows signs of wear and tear with large loss to head of spine/rear cover. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. 316 pages. View more info

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The Phoenix

By: Boetius, Henning

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020486

ISBN: 0007109504

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, bright copy which shows signs of light shelfwear. A novel based on the Hindenburg disaster. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Notorious Dr. August: His Real Life and Crimes

By: Bram, Christopher

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., William Morrow & Co: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017363

ISBN: 0688175694

Condition: Very Good


Clean, bright copy in unclipped jacket. Page edges (fore edge) are untrimmed. View more info

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A Gallant Lady (SIGNED COPY)

By: Brebner, Percy James

Price: £42.50

Publisher: New York & London, Duffield & Co: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 007095

Condition: Good


Historical novel set at the French Court and surrounding the life of the beautiful Adrienne Delacroix. Inscription on front flyleaf reads "Ethel, with the Author's love. August 1919" A good clean hardback which has faded slightly to the spine. 442pp. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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A Dead Man in Deptford

By: Burgess, Anthony

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065408

ISBN: 0091779774

Condition: Very Good


Novel set in Elizabethan England celebrating the life of Christopher Marlowe murdered in a tavern brawl in Deptford four hundred years ago. Clean, bright hardback in unclipped protected dustjacket. 272 pages. First edition with complete number line. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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This Turbulent Priest

By: Butler, Margaret

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032224

ISBN: 0333215397

Condition: Very Good


The final book in Margaret Butler's acclaimed trilogy covering the reign of Henry II deals with the quarrel between the King and Archbishop Thomas Becket. Clean bright copy in unclipped jacket. Sticker has been removed from front endpaper leaving slight residue. 334 pages. A very good copy of this now hard-to-find title Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Crusade

By: Byrne, Donn

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston & Co:

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 030162

Condition: Good


Black cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. 240 pages. Edges foxed but text block clean and binding tight. A historical novel set in the Middle East during time of the Crusades View more info

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True History of the Kelly Gang

By: Carey, Peter

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 2002

Seller ID: 025964

ISBN: 0571209874

Condition: Very Good


A very good, clean copy which "gives Ned Kelly a voice so wild, passionate and original that it is impossible not to believe that the famous bushranger himself is speaking from beyond the grave". 424 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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True History of the Kelly Gang

By: Carey, Peter

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 2001

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 026121

ISBN: 0571192165

Condition: Very Good


A very good, clean copy in unclipped dustjacket which shows signs of light shelf wear. Previous owner's name on front end paper. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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History : The Journal of the Historical Association - Volume 97 Issue 1 January 2012

By: Charmley, John (Editor)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Oxford, The Historical Accociation and Blackwell Publishing: 2012

Edition: Quarterly Edition

Seller ID: 063586

Condition: Very Good


Articles include:- Fiction as History: The Black Death and Beyond; Tudor: What's in a Name; Chartism, Bronterre O'Brien and the Luminous Political Example of America; The Bandon Valley Massacre as a Historical Problem; The Lessons of the New Deal: Did Obama Learn the Right Ones? Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Lady and the Unicorn

By: Chevalier, Tracy

Price: £7.50

Publisher: HarperCollins Audio: 2003

Seller ID: 019519

ISBN: 0007171226

Condition: As New


As new audio book containing 2 cassette tapes. Still in publishers shrink wrap. Read by Isla Blair and Jamie Glover. View more info

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Falling Angels

By: Chevalier, Tracy

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Glasgow, Scotland, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022174

ISBN: 0007108257

Condition: Near Fine


A very good, clean copy in unclipped dustjacket which shows signs of light shelf wear. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Girl with a Pearl Earring

By: Chevalier, Tracy

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd: 2000

Seller ID: 056803

ISBN: 0006513204

Condition: As New


As new, unread copy. 248 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Return from Troy

By: Clarke, Lindsay

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017954

ISBN: 000715027x

Condition: Near Fine


Novel telling of the plight of Odysseus after the fall of Troy. Unread copy which now shows signs of storage wear. 496 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Carl the Coward

By: Comrie, Margaret S.

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson: 1911

Seller ID: 032107

Condition: Good


Square tight copy bound in red decorated cloth boards. Colour frontis. 128 pages + publisher's adverts. A little foxing to page edges but text block is very clean. Sunday School prize plate on front pastedown. An attractive copy. View more info