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Image for Hamilton, Bermuda:  City and Capital, 1889-1997

Hamilton, Bermuda: City and Capital, 1889-1997

By: Benbow, Colin H.; Robb, Marian S.

Price: $28.95

Publisher: Bermuda, Corporation of the City of Hamilton:

Our Product Number: 605796

ISBN: 0968240003

Condition: Very Good. Hardcover in Very Good dust jacket. Crease on front flap; name and very short notation on reverse of free front end page. 1997


Historic photograph on front end paper, street map on back end paper . 192 pages. Hamilton is the capital of the British Overseas Territory of Bermuda. It is the territory's financial centre and a major port and tourist destination. View more info

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Historical Atlas of Britain: The End of the Middle Ages to the Georgian Era

By: Black, Jeremy

Price: $30.95

Publisher: Sutton Publishing:

Our Product Number: 608791

ISBN: 0750921285

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2000. First Edition


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. Map on endpapers. . 204 pages. This illustrated volume traces the social and cultural history of Britain from the early 15th to the late 18th century. The maps and photographs focus on archaeological and historical sites held by the British National Trust and the book develops themes including wealth and status, agriculture and rural society, town and industry, population and the family, religion and education, and also sp... View more info

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Stephen and Matilda: The Civil War of 1139-53

By: Bradbury, Jim

Price: $15.77

Publisher: Sutton Publishing:

Our Product Number: 608531

ISBN: 0750918721

Condition: Fine. Trade Paperback. 1998


218 pages. This is a story of rivalry for the English throne which throws new light on a much-neglected aspect of Stephen's reign. The book looks at colourful characters and brings to life the civil war and the ensuing battle for the English Crown. The war is examined in detail through the various campaigns, battles and sieges of the period, including the two major battles at the Standard and Lincoln, showing that Stephen always held more ground than his opponents and wa... View more info

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Crowded with Genius: The Scottish Enlightenment: Edinburgh's Moment of the Mind

By: Buchan, James

Price: $6.84

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins Publishers:

Our Product Number: 607524

ISBN: 0060558881

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. Remainder mark on bottom of text block. 2003. First Edition


Navy boards and navy spine imprinted with title and author in gold. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 436 pages View more info

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to British Royalty

By: Buskin, Richard

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Alpha:

Our Product Number: 604915

ISBN: 0028623460

Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Sunning to spine. 1997. First Edition


Full number line.. 332 pages. You're no idiot, of course. You know that Charles is the Prince of Wales, that Princes William and Harry are "the heir and the spare," and that Queen Elizabeth is a ship. But when it comes to knowing who's who in the British monarchy, you think that the Windsors are a family on a TV miniseries. Don't change the channel yet! The Complete Idiot's Guide to British Royalty helps you make sense of the world's longest-running soap opera--a... View more info

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Scotland Since 1688: Struggle for a Nation

By: Cowan, Edward J.; Finlay, Richard

Price: $26.00

Publisher: London, ENG, CIma Books:

Our Product Number: 608794

ISBN: 1903116155

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 2000. First Edition


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. Blue cloth and spine with title imprinted in gold on spine. Dark blue endpapers. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 192 pages View more info

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Our Tempestuous Day: A History of Regency England

By: Erickson, Carolly

Price: $8.95

Publisher: New York, Quill / William Morrow & Co:

Our Product Number: 606012

ISBN: 0688072925

Condition: Near Fine. Trade Paperback. 1987. First Edition Thus


Full number line 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 . 302 pages. Profiles the personalities--including King George III, the Prince Regent, Napoleon, the Duke of Wellington, and others--and chronicles the tumultuous events of Regency England View more info

Scotland and Her Tartans

By: Fulton, Alexander

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Gallery Books:

Our Product Number: 606030

ISBN: 0831777176

Condition: Near Fine. Hardcover in Fine dust jacket. 1991. First Edition Thus


Oversize. 224 pages View more info

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Atlas of British History

By: Gilbert, Martin; Banks (Cartography), Arthur

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dorset Press:

Our Product Number: 607525

ISBN: 088029017X

Condition: Fine. Hardcover in Fine dust jacket. 1985


118 pages View more info

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The Other Tudors: Henry VIII's Mistresses and Bastards

By: Jones, Philippa

Price: $6.84

Publisher: New York, Metro Books:

Our Product Number: 608192

ISBN: 1435122623

Condition: As New. Hardcover in Near Fine dust jacket. Scratch on back of dust jacket. 2009


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover; Pictoral cover; Genealogical tables. 327 pages View more info

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Scotland: A Concise History

By: Maclean, Fitzroy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson:

Our Product Number: 608220

ISBN: 0500282331

Condition: Fine. 2000.. Second Revised Edition


Genealogical table of Scottish kings ; 238 illustrations and 2 maps . 248 pages. Continuously in print for over thirty years and renowned to this day for the authority and wit with which it disentangles the complex threads of Scotland's rich history, this classic work has been brought up to date with a new chapter examining the Scots identity in the wake of the first Scottish Parliment in nearly 300 years. View more info

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A Dictionary of English Place-names

By: Mills, A.D.

Price: $6.99

Publisher: New York, Oxford Paperbacks:

Our Product Number: 606158

ISBN: 0192831313

Condition: Very Good. Trade Paperback. Mild edgewear at head and tail of spine . 1993


412 pages. Oxford Paperback Reference. In the place-names of England can be read the nation's history. The names on road signs and maps reflect the migrations and conquests of the past, the features of the landscape, ancient customs, agricultural practices, and local trade and industry. Covering the names of cities and suburbs, towns and villages, counties and districts, rivers and coastal features, the 12,000 entries in this concise dictionary describe the meaning and o... View more info

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The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Royal Britain: A Magnificent Study of Britain's Royal Heritage with a Directory of Royalty and over 120 of the Most Important Historic Buildings

By: Phillips, Charles

Price: $9.98

Publisher: New York, Metro Books:

Our Product Number: 608784

ISBN: 1435118359

Condition: Near Fine. 2009


512 pages. Explore the history of the British Isles in this celebration of its monarchs, and the development of its fine architectural legacy. The first half is a magnificent illustrated history of Britain's kings and queens, including such internationally recognized characters as Henry VIII and Elizabeth II. The second part focuses on many fascinating historic sites in Britain and Ireland, including Tintagel, Windsor and Chatsworth. From castles to kings,from stately ho... View more info

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King Death: The Black Death and Its Aftermath in Late-Medieval England

By: Platt, Colin

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press:

Our Product Number: 607684

ISBN: 0802079008

Condition: Near Fine. Trade Paperback. 1997


262 pages. The Black Death came to England is 1348 and for over three centuries bubonic plague remained a continual and threatening presence in the everyday life of the country. Written with verve and rich in detail, King Death offers an important analysis of one of the most potent instruments of change in late-medieval England, and a fascinating insight into the industry of death that pestilence brought with it View more info

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Cambridge

By: Reeve, F. A

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford Ltd.:

Inscription: Signed by Author

Our Product Number: 601915

ISBN: 071343225X

Condition: Very Good. Hardcover in Near Fine dust jacket. Previous owner's address stamp on inside cover inked out; two lightlybumped corners. 1976. First Edition


SIGNED by AUTHOR on half-title . 184 pages. Signed by Author View more info

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The War of the Roses: A Concise History with 126 Illustrations

By: Ross, Charles

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Thames and Hudson:

Our Product Number: 608535

ISBN: 050027407X

Condition: Fine. Trade Paperback. 1992


Genealogical tables; includes two battle plans and a map . 190 pages View more info

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The Bayeux Tapestry and the Battle of Hastings, 1066

By: Rud, Mogens; Bojesen, C.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Copenhagen, Christian Ejlers Forlag:

Our Product Number: 605330

ISBN: 8772417021

Condition: Near Fine. Trade Paperback. 1993. 2nd English


Genealogical table. 104 pages. The Bayeau Tapestry is unique, not only by virtue of its age, but also because it is an artistic and cultural testimonial which gives a startling insight into people's lives in the late Viking Age. The 70 meter long tapestry is illustrated here in its entirety. Each complete scene, with the text belonging to it, is reproduced on a double page of the book - exactly as the artist almost one thousand years ago would have wished. The beautiful... View more info

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Who's Who in Late Hanoverian Britain

By: Treasure, Geoffrey

Price: $8.95

Publisher: London, Shepheard-Walyn:

Our Product Number: 605636

ISBN: 085683131X

Condition: Very Good. Trade Paperback. 1992. First Edition


Spine creasing. 464 pages. 1714-1789. This is the sixth volume in the Who's Who in British History series. Each volume is a portrait of an age. View more info

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The Princes in the Tower

By: Weir, Alison

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Ballantine:

Our Product Number: 606847

ISBN: 0345383729

Condition: Fine. Hardcover in Fine dust jacket. 1994.


Genealogical table . 287 pages View more info

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The Wars of the Roses

By: Weir, Allison

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books:

Our Product Number: 607912

ISBN: 0345404335

Condition: Near Fine. Trade Paperback. 1996.


462 pages View more info