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Image for Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey:  The Lost Legacy of Highclere Castle

Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey: The Lost Legacy of Highclere Castle

By: Carnarvon, The Countess of

Price: $7.99

Publisher: New York, Broadway:

Our Product Number: 607493

ISBN: 0770435629

Condition: Near Fine. 2011


32 pages of b/w photos. Bibliography, index.. 310 pages. The real-life inspiration and setting for the Emmy Award-winning Downton Abbey , Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey tells the story behind Highclere Castle and the life of one of its most famous inhabitants, Lady Almina, the 5th Countess of Carnarvon. Drawing on a rich store of materials from the archives of Highclere Castle, including diaries, letters, and photographs, the current Lady Carnarvon has written a ... View more info

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Ever After: Diana and the Life She Led

By: Edwards, Anne

Price: $17.25

Publisher: New York, St Martins Pr:

Our Product Number: 600223

ISBN: 0312253141

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


B/w photos, index. Black boards with spine imprinted in gold with title and author. Stated First U. S. Edition: May 2000 with full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 372 pages. A sympathetic portrait of Princess Diana includes the author's pessimistic predictions during Charles and Diana's highly publicized wedding, cites young Diana's determination to make her father proud, and describes Diana the woman's resourcefulness and reckles... View more info

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My Story

By: Ferguson, Sarah; Coplon, Jeff; Scovell, Jane; York, Sarah Mountbatten-Windsor, Duchess Of

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster:

Our Product Number: 600140

ISBN: 0684835819

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1996. First Edition


B/w & color photos, index. Cream boards with black spine imprrinted in gold. Dust jacket protected in a removable Brodart cover. First Printing with full number line. 32 pages of black and white and color photographs. . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 306 pages. In My Story, The Duchess of York writes about what it was like to be a member of the most famous and most scrutinized family in the world: Britain's Royal Family. In a voice that is warm, strong, and ... View more info

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Marie Antoinette: The Journey

By: Fraser, Antonia

Price: $6.84

Publisher: New York, Anchor:

Our Product Number: 607523

ISBN: 0307277747

Condition: Near Fine. Scratch on front cover. 2001


Genealogical table . 512 pages View more info

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Princesses: The Six Daughters of George III

By: Fraser, Flora

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf:

Our Product Number: 605402

ISBN: 0679451188

Condition: Very Good+ in Fine dust jacket. Previous owner's name on free front end page. 2005. First Edition


Genealogical table. 496 pages. From acclaimed biographer Flora Fraser, a brilliant group biography of the six daughters of “Mad” King George III. Fraser takes us into the heart of the British royal family during the tumultuous period of the American and French revolutions and beyond, illuminating the complicated lives of these exceptional women: Princess Royal, the eldest, constantly at odds with her mother; home-loving, family-minded Augusta; plump Elizabeth, a ... View more info

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The Lady Queen: The Notorious Reign of Joanna I, Queen of Naples, Jerusalem, and Sicily

By: Goldstone, Nancy

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, Walker & Company:

Our Product Number: 608272

ISBN: 0802716709

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2009. First US Edition


Black boards with title and author in gilt on spine; Full number line 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2; Genealogical tables and maps; color illustrations. 365 pages View more info

Image for Edward Windsor:  Royal Enigma: The True Story of the 7th In Line to the British Throne

Edward Windsor: Royal Enigma: The True Story of the 7th In Line to the British Throne

By: Leigh, Wendy

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books:

Our Product Number: 601347

ISBN: 0671028251

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1999. First Edition


0.97 x 9.58 x 6.47 Inches. 272 pages. A source of endless public fascination, the British royal family garners headlines on an almost daily basis. Only one member has eluded intense scrutiny -- until now. When the youngest child of Queen Elizabeth II of England, Prince Edward, announced on January 6 of this year that he would wed his longtime girlfriend, Sophie Rhys-Jones, the world took notice. The last of the Queen's children to marry, Edward has "delighted" hi... View more info

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Nicholas And Alexandra

By: Massie, Robert K

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Quality Paperback Book Club:

Our Product Number: 603040

Condition: Near Fine. Center crease to spine. (1967) 1997. Book Club Edition


Bibliog., Genealogical tables, index . 584 pages View more info

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Catherine of Aragon

By: Mattingly, Garrett

Price: $8.99

Publisher: New York, Book-Of-The-Month Club:

Our Product Number: 604559

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1990


Genealogical table. Protected in a removable archival cover. . 477 pages. For 24 Years she was the wife of Henry VIII. England loved her; Henry loved, respected, and finally feared her. Wolsey hated her. Twice she saved England, once from invasion, once from civil war. Here is one of those rare books, brilliantly readable and buttressed by scholarship and research, which make you see history through new eyes. View more info

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Henry VIII: King and Court

By: Weir, Alison

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Vintage Books:

Our Product Number: 605966

ISBN: 0099532425

Condition: Very Good. Slight spine crease. 2008


Genealogical tables. 656 pages. This magnificent new book is Alison Weir's greatest achievement: a detailed biography of Henry VIII, set against the cultural, social and political background of his court - the most magnificent court ever seen in England - and the splendour of his many sumptuous palaces. Seen from this new perspective, Henry VIII emerges as a fully-rounded and realistic personality, not the two-dimensional caricature of popular misconception. This book is... View more info

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Cavalier: A Tale of Chivalry, Passion, and Great Houses

By: Worsley, Lucy

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Bloomsbury USA:

Our Product Number: 606820

ISBN: 1596913584

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2007. First US Edition


Genealogical table . 332 pages. William Cavendish embodied the popular image of a cavalier. He was both courageous and cultured. His passions were architecture, horses, and women. And, along with the whole courtly world of King Charles I and his cavaliers, he was doomed to failure. Cavendish was a master of manège (the art of teaching horses to dance) and obsessed with building beautiful houses in the latest style. He taught Charles I's son to ride, and was the general... View more info