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The Pastons : A Family in the Wars of the Roses, Barber, Richard. ( Editor)
1 Barber, Richard. ( Editor) The Pastons : A Family in the Wars of the Roses
UK. Folio Society 2001 3rd Edition Hardcover Very Good No Slipcase Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
This book is about the letters and communications of the Paston Family during the period of the War of the Roses . This book does not have a slipcase. There is a little wear to the base of the boards. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
 
Conquest, Barker, Juliet
2 Barker, Juliet Conquest
UK. Little Brown 2009 1408700832 / 9781408700839 2nd Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Supremely evocative and brilliantly told,' Conquest' is narrative history at its most colourful and compelling - the true story of those who fought for an English Kingdom in France. There is light spotting to the top of the text block. PLEASE NOTE: economy international shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Battle Royal A New Account of Simon de Montford's Struggle Against King Henry III, Beamish, Tufton; Foreword by Sir Charles Petrie
3 Beamish, Tufton; Foreword by Sir Charles Petrie Battle Royal A New Account of Simon de Montford's Struggle Against King Henry III
UK Book Club Associates and Frederick Muller 1978 0584100183 / 9780584100181 Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good Fair Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Battle royal is a story of civil war, a war in which the threads of ambition, violence ,idealism , and courage are tightly interwoven. It starts when King Johns dies in 1216, and the 9 year old Henry III was crowned king, The DW has small tears and chips to the top and base of the spine and also to its edges. PLEASE NOTE: economy international shipping is by sea and may take up to 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
 
The Lost Villages of England (History Handbooks), Beresford, Maurice Warwick.
4 Beresford, Maurice Warwick. The Lost Villages of England (History Handbooks)
UK Sutton Pub Ltd 1998 0750918489 / 9780750918480 Reprint 1998 Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Among existing villages in the English countryside are the sites of many others which have not survived, though six hundred years ago they were no different from their neighbours. This pioneering study locates the sites of England's 'lost' villages, describing the occasion of their depopulation and the character of those who destroyed them. Aerial photographs and ground plans of characteristic sites are included, together with maps to show the local distribution of lost villages. There is also a gazetteer, listing the villages by county. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
English Medieval Architecture, Braun , Hugh
5 Braun , Hugh English Medieval Architecture
UK Bracken Books 1985 0946495424 / 9780946495429 2nd Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
Of all her national treasures, the medieval cathedrals of England are undoubtedly the most prizes. Even by modern standards, their scale is enormous, their height overpowering. Yet they were all built more than six hundred years ago by craftsmen. The methods, techniques and styles of medieval building - from cathedrals to manor houses- are clearly described in this illustrated book by an author with the expert eye of an architect. There is light shelf-wear to the D/W and sunning to the flap edges, and creasing to the bottom edges. A good clean copy PLEASE NOTE; International shipping ( second class) is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
 
 
The Last Knight: The Twilight of the Middle Ages and the Birth of the Modern Era, Cantor, Norman F.
6 Cantor, Norman F. The Last Knight: The Twilight of the Middle Ages and the Birth of the Modern Era
U.S.A. Free Press 2004 0743226887 / 9780743226882 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
There may be no more fascinating historical period than the late fourteenth century in Europe. The Hundred Years' War ravaged the continent , yet gallantry, chivalry, and literary brilliance flourished in the courts of England and wales. It was a world in transition, soon to be replaced by the Renaissance and the Age of Exploration. There is a page (135) which as been missed in the guillotine as it is slightly longer than the rest. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping to world zones 1 and 2 is by sea and could take up to 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Blood and Roses: One Family's Struggle and Triumph During the Tumultuous Wars of the Roses, Castor, Helen
7 Castor, Helen Blood and Roses: One Family's Struggle and Triumph During the Tumultuous Wars of the Roses
U.S.A. Harper/collins 2006 0007148089 / 9780007148080 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
In a span of thirty years, four kings lost their thrones , countless men lost their lives on the battlefield or their heads on the block, and others found themselves suddenly flush with gold. The wars of the Roses tore England asunder, yet until now, almost nothing has been known about the ordinary people who lived through this extraordinary time. Blood and Roses is a gripping and intimate biography of a family, Helen Castor unravels the story of the family's turbulent affairs against the backdrop of civil war, bringing to life a remote and hazy era. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
The Cambridge History of the Middle Ages 350 - 950., Fossier Robert. [Editior ]
8 Fossier Robert. [Editior ] The Cambridge History of the Middle Ages 350 - 950.
London. Guild Publishing 1989 Hardcover Good Good Book 4to - over 9 
This is the second volume, to be published in English of one of the finest general introductions to the medieval world of recent times. The hardcovers are in light brown with three small stain spots on the top of the pages, but is good. the dustwrapper as a slight tear to the top of the spine and foxing and staining inside. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Signposts to the past: Place Names and the History of England, Gelling, Margaret
9 Gelling, Margaret Signposts to the past: Place Names and the History of England
UK Phillimore & Co Ltd 1988 085033649X / 9780850336498 2nd Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Place-Names are important to the historian and the archaeologist. Quite apart from the inherent interest of the original meaning of a place-name, the fact that in England there six successive layers of language reflected in the stock of place-names means that they provide vital evidence for dating and, indeed, for estimating the mixture of races in the composition of the nation. There is a small tear ( 20 cm long ) near the base of the spine. otherwise a good ,clean, and tight copy. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping ( second class ) is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Dictionary of Medieval Heroes, Gerritsen, Willem P.; van Melle, Anthony G.
10 Gerritsen, Willem P.; van Melle, Anthony G. Dictionary of Medieval Heroes
UK. Boydell Press 1998 085115381X / 9780851153810 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
A treasury of medieval tales about great heroes of the time is unlocked in this volume. The different cultures from which the middle ages drew its inspiration are represented. Each entry gives an outline of the story, how it spread through Europe, its modern retellings and appearances in art, and a selective bibliography. There is a little edge-wear to the top of the D/w. A good, clean and tight copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Knight in History, Gies, Frances
11 Gies, Frances Knight in History
UK. Robert Hale Ltd 1986 0709023707 / 9780709023708 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
The mounted knight in armour was the most efficient war machine of his day. The Church enlisted him in its crusades to reclaim the Holy Land. Kings and princes sought his power to maintain feudal society. And troubadours celebrated knighthood in song and epic poem. In this well illustrated book, Francis Giles describes the knight's role in medieval political society and explains his enduring romantic appeal. There is light spotting to the text block. PLEASE NOTE: Economy international shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Knight: Noble Warrior of England 1200-1600 (General Military), Gravett, Christopher
12 Gravett, Christopher Knight: Noble Warrior of England 1200-1600 (General Military)
UK. Osprey Publishing. 2010 1849081387 / 9781849081382 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Pictorial covers Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
In this richly illustrated book Christopher Gravett, and authority on medieval military history, describes how the knight evolved over four centuries of English and European history, the battles they fought, their lives both in peacetime and on campaign, their weapons, armour and clothing, and the fascinating code and mythology of chivalry. The corners of the soft covers have been slightly turned on the rear top corner. PLEASE NOTE: economy shipping (2nd class) to world zones 1 and 2 is by sea and will take between 60 and 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Joan of Arc: A Life Transfigured, Harrison, Katheryn
13 Harrison, Katheryn Joan of Arc: A Life Transfigured
USA Doubleday 2014 0385531206 / 9780385531207 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
A girl walks into a prophecy and winds up a myth. How does that even happen? In this book the author makes the most improbable of lives - that of the restless farmer's daughter who casts a spell over fifteenth century France - seem possible again. Working from trial records and modern literature, the bible and Bresson. The author marshals all the forces. There is a red mark on the base of the text block which denotes it has a remainder book. A good clean copy. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Robin Hood (with 51 Illustrations and 5 Maps), Holt, J.C.
14 Holt, J.C. Robin Hood (with 51 Illustrations and 5 Maps)
UK. Thames & Hudson Ltd 1984 0500273081 / 9780500273081 2nd Edition Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Robin Hood, people's hero or lawless marauder? Who was the ' real' Robin Hood - or was there none? And how did the legends of a violent era become the romantic tales of today. There are 51 illustrations and 4 maps to accompany the text. The text block and the soft covers show signs of light ware.There is a little damage to the front cover at the base. Please note: Standard Shipping ( 2nd class) to World zone 1 and World Zone 2 is by sea and will take between 60 and 90 days. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
 
The Secret Middle Ages: Discovering the Real Medieval World, Jones, Malcolm.
15 Jones, Malcolm. The Secret Middle Ages: Discovering the Real Medieval World
USA Praeger Publishers 2003 0275979806 / 9780275979805 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
This book is an enjoyable, controversial and completely fresh view of the medieval world seen through its rare and amazing artefacts. Using the wealth of medieval art, much of it unseen or ignored by museums art historians. The author paints a compelling picture of the visual environment of the great mass of ordinary people between 1200 and 1500. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
 
 
A History of England:  England in the Later Middle Ages., Keen, M.H.
16 Keen, M.H. A History of England: England in the Later Middle Ages.
UK. The Folio Society 1997 5th or later Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
This book does not have a slip case , but the boards are covered in protective plastic. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping to world zones 1 and 2 is by sea and could take up to 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
The Close of the Middle Ages: European History 1273 - 1494, Lodge, Sir R.
17 Lodge, Sir R. The Close of the Middle Ages: European History 1273 - 1494
UK. Rivingtons Ltd 1924 5th or later Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
There is light wear on the spine and board edges and the pages are uncut. which also has light foxing. There is a dedication in ink on the front end paper. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
18 Mason Emma William II Rufus the Red King
Stroud ,Gloucestershire Tempus 2005 0752435280 / 9780752435282 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 
This biography tells the story of William Rufus,King of England from 1087 - 1100 ,and reveals for the first time the truth behind his death in the thirteenth year of his troubled reign,settling one of medieval England's most enduring mysteries 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
The Oxford History of  England; The Fourteenth Century 1307-1399, McKisack, May
19 McKisack, May The Oxford History of England; The Fourteenth Century 1307-1399
UK. Oxford University Press 1959 1st Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
This book attempts a review of the history of fourteenth-century England in the light of modern scholarship. The text block is spotted and tanned, and the D/W although protected by a plastic cover is heavily tanned, and faded on the spine it is also a little grubby. and has been priced clipped. Although not in the best of condition it is still a readable copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
The Slow Breath of Stone: A Romanesque Love Story, Petro, Pamela
20 Petro, Pamela The Slow Breath of Stone: A Romanesque Love Story
UK Fourth Estate 2005 0002571471 / 9780002571470 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
This is an absorbing travel book, a meditation on geology, photography, Romanesque art and the romance of physical decline. The Slow Breath of Stone holds up a mirror on Europe of the middle ages and its hold on us today. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
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