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Richard III: Brother, Protector, King

By: N/A

Price: $31.30

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson:

Seller ID: 17105

ISBN: 0297870785

Condition: New


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Napoleon: A Life

By: Adam Zamoyski

Price: $28.45

Publisher: Basic Books: October 2018

Seller ID: 16794

ISBN: 0465055931

Condition: New


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Left Bank: Art, Passion, and the Rebirth of Paris, 1940-50

By: Agnès Poirier

Price: $17.95

Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.: February 2018

Seller ID: 4113

ISBN: 1627790241

Condition: New


Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. With dust jacket. 352 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. New condition, ships from Richmond, VA. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. With dust jacket. 352 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. New condition, ships from Richmond, VA. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. View more info

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God's Secret Agents: Queen Elizabeth's Forbidden Priests and the Hatching of the Gunpowder Plot

By: Alice Hogge

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Harper: June 2005

Seller ID: 16929

ISBN: 0060542276

Condition: New


One evening in 1588, just weeks after the defeat of the Spanish Armada, two young men landed in secret on a beach in Norfolk, England. They were Jesuit priests, Englishmen, and their aim was to achieve by force of argument what the Armada had failed to do by force of arms: return England to the Catholic Church.Eighteen years later their mission had been shattered by the actions of the Gunpowder Plotters -- a small group of terrorists who famously tried to destroy the Houses of Parliament -- for the Jesuits were accused of having designed "that most horrid and hellish conspiracy." In an u... View more info

The Princes in the Tower

By: Alison Weir

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Ballantine Books: January 1994

Seller ID: 4960

ISBN: 0345383729

Condition: New


Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 287 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. New condition, ships from Richmond, VA. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 287 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. New condition, ships from Richmond, VA. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. View more info

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The Lost Tudor Princess: The Life of Lady Margaret Douglas

By: Alison Weir

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Ballantine Books: January 2016

Seller ID: 17887

ISBN: 0345521390

Condition: New


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The Lady in the Tower: The Fall of Anne Boleyn

By: Alison Weir

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Ballantine Books: January 2010

Seller ID: 18026

ISBN: 0345453212

Condition: New


Nearly five hundred years after her violent death, Anne Boleyn, second wife to Henry VIII, remains one of the world's most fascinating, controversial, and tragic heroines. Now acclaimed historian and bestselling author Alison Weir has drawn on myriad sources from the Tudor era to give us the first book that examines, in unprecedented depth, the gripping, dark, and chilling story of Anne Boleyn's final days. The tempestuous love affair between Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn scandalized Christendom and altered forever the religious landscape of England. Anne's ascent from private gentlewoman to ... View more info

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The Fall of Heaven: The Pahlavis and the Final Days of Imperial Iran

By: Andrew Scott Cooper

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.: August 2016

Seller ID: 4120

ISBN: 0805098976

Condition: New


608 p. Audience: General/trade. New condition, ships from Richmond, VA. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. 608 p. Audience: General/trade. New condition, ships from Richmond, VA. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. View more info

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Queen Anne: The Politics of Passion

By: Anne Somerset

Price: $32.95

Publisher: Knopf: October 2013

Seller ID: 17946

ISBN: 0307962881

Condition: New


She ascended the thrones of England, Scotland, and Ireland in 1702, at age thirty-seven, and five years later united two of her realms, England and Scotland, as a sovereign state, creating the Kingdom of Great Britain. By the end of her comparatively short twelve-year reign, Britain had emerged as a great power--the succession of outstanding victories won by her general, John Churchill, the Duke of Marlborough--had humbled France, and laid the foundations for Britain's future naval and colonial supremacy. While the Queen's military was performing dazzling exploits on the continent, her own... View more info

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The Middle East: A Brief History of the Last 2,000 Years

By: Bernard Lewis

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Scribner: May 1996

Seller ID: 17889

ISBN: 0684807122

Condition: New


As the birthplace of three religions as and many civilizations, the Middle East has for centuries been a center of knowledge and ideas, of techniques and commodities, and, at times, of military and political power. With the histoical -- and still growing -- importance of the Middle East in modern politics, historian Bernard Lewis's cogent and scholarly writing brings a wider understanding of the cultures of the region to a popular audience. In this immensely readable and broad history, Lewis charts the successive transformations of the Middle East, beginning with the two great empires, th... View more info

Istanbul: A Tale of Three Cities

By: Bettany Hughes

Price: $22.75

Publisher: Da Capo Press: September 2017

Seller ID: 16844

ISBN: 0306825848

Condition: New


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The Storied City: The Quest for Timbuktu and the Fantastic Mission to Save Its Past

By: Charlie English

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Riverhead Books: May 2018

Seller ID: 16458

ISBN: 1594634297

Condition: New


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The Last Expedition: Stanley's Mad Journey Through The Congo

By: Daniel Liebowitz,Charles Pearson

Price: $14.95

Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc: July 2005

Seller ID: 17863

ISBN: 0393059030

Condition: New


Henry Morton Stanley undertook the greatest African expedition of the nineteenth century to rescue Emin Pasha, last lieutenant of the martyred General Gordon and governor of the southern Sudan. Emin had been cut off by an Islamic jihad to the north and was at the mercy of brutal slave traders. Instead of ten months, the trip took three years and cost the lives of thousands of people, as Stanley's column hacked its way across the last great, unexplored territory in Africa. Stanley's secret agenda was territorial expansion on the model of Leopold's Congo or the British East India Company, and wh... View more info

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The Campaigns of Napoleon

By: David G. Chandler

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Scribner: March 1973

Seller ID: 17280

ISBN: 0025236601

Condition: New


Napoleonic war was nothing if not complex -- an ever-shifting kaleidoscope of moves and intentions, which by themselves went a long way towards baffling and dazing his conventionally-minded opponents into that state of disconcerting moral disequilibrium which so often resulted in their catastrophic defeat." "The Campaigns of Napoleon" is an exhaustive analysis and critique of Napoleon's art of war as he himself developed and perfected it in the major military campaigns of his career. Napoleon disavowed any suggestion that he worked from formula "("Je n'ai jamais eu un plan d'operations"),... View more info

Skeletons on the Zahara: A True Story of Survival

By: Dean King

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: March 2004

Inscription: Signed By Author

Seller ID: 18248

ISBN: 0316835145

Condition: Collectible - Like New


SIGNED by the author. Stated FIRST EDITION, fourth printing. Book is in new condition with clean text and tight binding, but paper has been yellowed by time, though I would still consider this gift-quality. SIGNED by the author on title page. New condition with clean text and tight binding except for very light shelfwear to the dustjacket. Gift-quality. Ships from Richmond, VA. NOT ex-library, BCE or remaindered. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. View more info

Thomas Cromwell: A Revolutionary Life

By: Diarmaid MacCulloch

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Viking: October 2018

Seller ID: 16800

ISBN: 0670025577

Condition: New


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Rasputin: Faith, Power, and the Twilight of the Romanovs

By: Douglas Smith

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: November 2016

Seller ID: 17713

ISBN: 0374240841

Condition: New


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The Vikings: Third Edition

By: Else Roesdahl

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Penguin Books: February 2018

Seller ID: 16896

ISBN: 0141984767

Condition: New


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Operation Nemesis: The Assassination Plot that Avenged the Armenian Genocide

By: Eric Bogosian

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: April 2015

Seller ID: 17896

ISBN: 0316292087

Condition: New


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At Home with the Marquis De Sade: A Life

By: Francine Du plessix Gray

Price: $27.95

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: November 1998

Seller ID: 17185

ISBN: 0684800071

Condition: New


In this groundbreaking account of the scandalous life and the violent times of the Marquis de Sade, novelist, essayist, and biographer Francine du Plessix Gray brilliantly resurrects this legendary man's relationship with his family-- his devoted wife, his iron-willed mother-in-law, and his three children. Gray draws on thousands of pages of letters exchanged by the two spouses, few of which have been published in English, to explore in the fullest historical and psychological detail what it was like to be the Marquise de Sade, a decorous, upright woman married throughout the decades preceding... View more info