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Winston S. Churchill Volume V 1922-1939
by  Martin Gilbert  
Publisher William Heinemann
Published Date 1976
ISBN 434130117
First Edition   First Printing  
£39.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Not price-clipped and no previous owner inscriptions. G/G. Crease line running down spine of book from reading, but no spine lean. Bumping to book and dustjacket at lower corners. Some marks to page edges Dustjacket shows no fading to the spine. Dustjacket has some wear to the edges and small closed tears with some slight loss at the spine edges. There is a small area of loss to the laminate on the spine of the dustjacket - about one inch. There is one small sellotape mark to the rear of the dustjacket where it was once in place to reenforce the area of damage. About 30 page edges on the foredge have been pushed in show some wear (about 2 inches)....more
 
 
     
Winston S. Churchill Volume III 1914-1916
by  Martin Gilbert  
Publisher William Heinemann
Published Date 1971
ISBN 434130095
First Edition   First Printing  
£19.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Not price-clipped and no previous owner inscriptions. VG+/VG. Crease line running down spine of book from reading, but no spine lean. Dustjacket shows no fading to the spine. Dustjacket has some wear to the edges and small closed tears with some slight loss at the spine edges. There is one small sellotape mark to the rear of the dustjacket where it was once in place to reenforce the jacket. ...more
 
 
     
Winston S. Churchill Companion Volume 1 Part 1 1874-1896
by  Randolph S. Churchill  
Publisher William Heinemann
Published Date 1967
ISBN n/a
First Edition   First Printing  
£9.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. VG+/VG+. No previous owner inscriptions. Dustjacket is not clipped - shows price of £7.
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The White Monks - The Cistercians in Britain 1128-1540
by  Glyn Coppack  
Publisher NPI Media Group
Published Date 31 May 2000
ISBN 9780752414935
£27.99
Softback. Fine.
From the Back Cover
The spectacular ruins of Rievaulx and Fountains are admired by hundreds of thousands of visitors each year, but these are just two of 50 Cistercian monasteries in Britain that have significant remains.
Just who were the Cistercians, why were they so successful and what impact did they have on medieval Britain? Drawing extensively on the latest archaeological research as well as the documentray evidence, Glyn Coppack answers these questions in a book that is both accessible and authoritative.
First he charts the rapid growth of a truly fundamentalist order that was founded at Cīteau in 1098 by Stephen Harding (a monk from ......more
 
 
     
The Wars of the Roses
by  Charles Ross  
Publisher Thames and Hudson
Published Date August 1986
ISBN 050027407x
£4.99
Softback. Very good condition.
An illustrated narrative of the events, and analysis of the personalities, involved in the dynastic struggle between the forces of Lancaster and those York for the English throne. ...more
 
 
     
The Victorians.
by  A. N. Wilson  
Publisher Hutchinson
Published Date September 2002
ISBN 0091794218
First Edition   First Printing  
£14.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. First edition first printing. Near fine/near read condition. Slight edgewear/creasing to the dustjacket along the top edge.
People, not abstract ideas, make history and in this volume A.N. Wilson has pieced together hundreds of different lives to tell a story - one that is still unfinished in our own day. Here are the poor and obscure as well as the lofty and famous - each in the very act of creating the Victorian age. ...more
 
 
     
The Theatre of Death: The Ritual Management of Royal Funerals in Renaissance England 1570-1625
by  Jennifer Woodward  
Publisher Bodyell Press
Published Date 20 November 1997
ISBN 0851157041
First Edition   First Printing  
£31.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Fine/near fine - a few surface scratches to dustjacket.
This book represents the first detailed study into English royal funeral ceremonies of the period, building on earlier scholarship dealing with the French royal funeral and with the social history of death and burial in early modern England. Funeral rituals are approached as performances, and placed in their political, religious and broader cultural contexts, showing them to be a microcosm of cultural change. The impact of the Reformation, with its strong iconophobic strain, on a ritual process which was centred on the display of a life-sized image of the dead monarch, is explored. Later, the ......more
 
 
     
The Story of the Middle Ages
by  Not Applicable  
Publisher Folio Society
Published Date 1998
ISBN n/a
£33.99

Book Condition: 5 Fine books in near fine slipcase. 8vo. 321; 284; 216; 443; 341 pp. Illustrated in colour with Medieval art & artifacts; maps. Set comprised of: Moss. The Birth of the Middle Ages 395-814; Southern. The Making of the Middle Ages; Barraclough. The Crucible of the Middle Ages: The Ninth and Tenth Centuries in European History; Mundy. The High Middle Ages 1150-1309; Huizinga. The Waning of the Middle Ages. This item only available to UK customers due to very heavy weight. No extra postage charge for UK customers - this is factored into the price.

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The Seven Pillars of Wisdom
by  T. E. Lawrence  
Publisher Folio Society
Published Date 2000
ISBN 0224013416
First Edition  
£39.99
First Folio edition. Hardback book in slipcase. Book and slipcase in very good used condition. Some bumping to the slipcase on the spine edge.
Synopsis
Written between 1919 and 1926, this text tells of the campaign aganist the Turks in the Middle East, encompassing gross acts of cruelty and revenge, ending in a welter of stink and corpses in a Damascus hospital. ...more
 
 
     
The Second World War Volume VI Triumph and Tragedy
by  Winston S. Churchill  
Publisher Cassell
Published Date 1954
ISBN n/a
First Edition   First Printing  
£16.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Near fine/near fine. Noprevious owner inscriptions. Not price-clipped - shows 30s net. A few marks to page edges. Slight bruising to spine ends and corners. Very collectible copy of this book.
Synopsis
Winston Churchill's six-volume history of the cataclysm that swept the world remains the definitive history of the Second World War. Lucid, dramatic, remarkable both for its breadth and sweep and for its sense of personal involvement, it is universally acknowledged as a magnificent reconstruction and is an enduring, compelling work that led to his being awarded the Nobel Prize for literature. Triumph and Tragedy recounts the dramatic months as the ......more
 
 
     
The Second World War Volume V Closing the Ring
by  Winston S. Churchill  
Publisher Cassell
Published Date 1952
ISBN n/a
First Edition   First Printing  
£16.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Near fine/near fine. No previous owner inscriptions. Slight bruising to spine ends. A few marks to page edges. Not price-clipped - shows price of 30s net. Very collectible copy of this book.
Synopsis
Winston Churchill's six-volume history of the cataclysm that swept the world remains the definitive history of the Second World War. Lucid, dramatic, remarkable both for its breadth and sweep and for its sense of personal involvement, it is universally acknowledged as a magnificent reconstruction and is an enduring, compelling work that led to his being awarded the Nobel Prize for literature. Triumph and Tragedy recounts the dramatic months as the War ......more
 
 
     
The Second World War Volume IV The Hinge of Fate
by  Winston S. Churchill  
Publisher Cassell
Published Date 1951
ISBN n/a
£6.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Second Edition. VG+/VG+. Not price-clipped - shows price of 30s net. Collectible copy of this book. Some marks to page edges. A couple of small nicks to the dustjackets.
Synopsis
Winston Churchill's six-volume history of the cataclysm that swept the world remains the definitive history of the Second World War. Lucid, dramatic, remarkable both for its breadth and sweep and for its sense of personal involvement, it is universally acknowledged as a magnificent reconstruction and is an enduring, compelling work that led to his being awarded the Nobel Prize for literature. Triumph and Tragedy recounts the dramatic months as the War drew to a close the ......more
 
 
     
The Second World War Volume III The Grand Alliance.
by  Winston S. Churchill  
Publisher Cassell
Published Date 1950
ISBN n/a
First Edition   First Printing  
£12.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. VG/VG. No previous owner inscriptions. Slight bruising to spine ends. Six small closed tears to dustjacket edges. Some dust marks to lower page edges. Not price-clipped - shows price of 25s net. Some bumping to corners. Collectible copy of this book.
Synopsis
Winston Churchill's six-volume history of the cataclysm that swept the world remains the definitive history of the Second World War. Lucid, dramatic, remarkable both for its breadth and sweep and for its sense of personal involvement, it is universally acknowledged as a magnificent reconstruction and is an enduring, compelling work that led to his being awarded the Nobel Prize for literature. ......more
 
 
     
The Second World War Volume II Their Finest Hour
by  Winston S. Churchill  
Publisher Cassell
Published Date 1955
ISBN n/a
First Edition   First Printing  
£6.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Fifth Edition. VG+/VG+. No previous owner inscriptions. Slight bruising to spine ends. A few marks to page edges. Not price-clipped - shows price of 30s net. Very collectible copy of this book. Some bumping to top corners with very slight accompanying loss to dustjacket. A few tiny closed tears to bottom edge of page 345
Synopsis
Winston Churchill's six-volume history of the cataclysm that swept the world remains the definitive history of the Second World War. Lucid, dramatic, remarkable both for its breadth and sweep and for its sense of personal involvement, it is universally acknowledged as a magnificent reconstruction and is an enduring, ......more
 
 
     
The Second World War Volume I The Gathering Storm
by  Winston S. Churchill  
Publisher Cassell
Published Date 1955
ISBN n/a
£8.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. VG/Fine. Fifth Edition. No previous owner inscriptions. Slight bruising to spine ends. A few marks to page edges. Not price-clipped - shows price of 30s net. Slight spine lean. Very collectible copy of this book.
Synopsis
Winston Churchill's six-volume history of the cataclysm that swept the world remains the definitive history of the Second World War. Lucid, dramatic, remarkable both for its breadth and sweep and for its sense of personal involvement, it is universally acknowledged as a magnificent reconstruction and is an enduring, compelling work that led to his being awarded the Nobel Prize for literature. Triumph and Tragedy recounts the ......more
 
 
     
The Origins of the English Gentleman
by  Maurice Keen  
Publisher Tempus
Published Date 30 October 2002
ISBN 978-0752425580
£6.99
Softback. Fine.
Origins of the English Gentleman: Heralrdry, Chivalry and Gentility in Medieval England, C. 1300-1500 ...more
 
 
     
The Military Campaigns of the Wars of the Roses
by  Philip A Haigh  
Publisher Sutton
Published Date April 1997
ISBN 0750914300
£10.99
Softback. Very good used condition.
This volume offers an account of all the battles of the Wars of the Roses. Emphasizing the strategies and tactics employed, the author describes when and why the various factions arrived at a given battlefield to fight for their causes. Although much is known about the social milieux of the period and of the political machinations that led to the wars, Haigh 's account gives descriptions of when and why the various factions arrived at a given battlefield and how they fought once the battle had been joined.battle of Blore Heath - 23 September 1459; the battle of Northampton - 10 July 1460; the battle of Wakefield - 30 December 1460; the battle of ......more
 
 
     
The Greek Myths (Folio Society - Two Volumes in Slipcase)
by  Robert Graves  
Publisher Folio Society
Published Date 2001
ISBN n/a
First Edition   First Printing  
£8.99
Two volumes in slipcase. Tenth printing (2001). Books and slipcase in very good plus used condition....more
 
 
     
The Grammar of Ornament
by  Owen Jones  
Publisher Bernard Quaritch
Published Date 1928
ISBN n/a
£199.99
Reprint of the 1910 Quaritch Edition. Folio. pp 157 plus 112 beautiful chromolithograph plates of design through the ages. Top edge gilt. Bound in original purple burgundy cloth with gilt spine and front cover titles. Very good condition. Some bumping to corners and pinching to spine ends with 2mm closed tear (no loss) at top of spine. Slight foxing and a few marks to endpapers. Contents and plates beautifully clean and bright. ...more
 
 
     
The English Civil Wars 1642-1651
by  Peter Gaunt  
Publisher Osprey
Published Date August 2003
ISBN 1841764175
£7.99
Softback. Very good condition.
Synopsis:
The nine years between 1642 and 1651 were amongst the most unsettled and violent in the history of mainland Britain, as England, Scotland and Wales were wracked by civil war. This book focuses on English and Welsh experiences of the Civil War period, covering all of the key battles and examining their causes, course and effects. Biographies of important military figures are provided, and the personal experiences of soldiers and civilians are related as the author assesses the impact of the English Civil Wars on civilian life. Areas of continuing historical debate are also highlighted. ...more
 
 
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