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Image for Popol Vuh: The Definitive Edition of The Mayan Book of The Dawn of Life and The Glories of Gods and Kings

Popol Vuh: The Definitive Edition of The Mayan Book of The Dawn of Life and The Glories of Gods and Kings

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: USA, Touchstone: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Sellers ID: 04750

ISBN: 0684818450

Condition: Very Good


Popol Vuh, the Quiche` Mayan book of creation, is not only the most important text in the native languages of the Americas, it is also an extraordinary document of the human imagination. This edition which is unabridged includes new notes and commentary, newly translated passages, newly deciphered hieroglyphs, and over forty illustrations. Some pages have bee underlined lightly in pencil by the previous owner. A good, tight and clean copy. View more info

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The Bayeux Tapestry and the Norman Invasion.

By: N/A

Price: £13.50

Publisher: UK., The Folio Society: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02862

Condition: Very Good


The corners are lightly bumped , this volume does not have a slip-case. A good clean copy. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping to world zones 1 and 2 is by sea and could take up to 90 days to arrive. View more info

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The Private Lives of the Tudor Monarchs.

By: N/A

Price: £13.50

Publisher: UK., The Folio Society: 1975

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02863

Condition: Very Good


As with all monarchs who rule as well as reign, the gap between the public and private lives of the Tudors is a narrow one.The marriages of Henry VIII and the courtships of Elizabeth were affairs of state; just as the business of government was, in part, a matter of the sovereign's domestic routine. The selection of documents presented here is intended to reflect some of these aspects. This book is without its slipcase. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping to world zones 1 and 2 and is by sea and could take up to 90 days to arrive. View more info

Cavaliers and Roundheads ; The English at War 1642-1649

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, BCA: 1993

Edition: Book Club Edition

Sellers ID: 03996

Condition: Very Good


A social as well as a military history which vividly recreates these scenes of war in England 350 years ago, this book is enlivened by astute and revealing character sketches. Making skilful use of numerous contemporary accounts as well as the fruits of modern scholarship, Christoper Hibbert demonstrates is mastery of narrative history. Although this book is a BCA publication, the D/W is from the original Harper/Collins publication. A good clean and tight copy. View more info

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The kings Royal Rifle Corps Chronicle 1942

By: N/A

Price: £12.00

Publisher: winchester, warren andson ltd: 1943

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 01602

Condition: Poor


A chronicle of the kings royal rifle corps it has got maps and photo.The back is broken the spine is only just holding on, but the book is full of detail.the cover pages detached. View more info

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Verti-Flight No.12 1966

By: N/A

Price: £25.00

Publisher: USA, American Helicopter Society: 1966

Sellers ID: 04341

Condition: Good


This is a bound copy of the American Helicopter Society's monthly magazine Verti-Flight Volume 12 1966. The yellow boards have some light staining to the from t cover and the text block is speckled. There ink stamps on the front pages two from Westland's 1968 and one from Fairy Aviation 1966. View more info

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Verti-Flight Vol 13 1967

By: N/A

Price: £25.00

Publisher: USA, American Helicopter Society: 1967

Sellers ID: 04342

Condition: Good


This is the bound set for the year 1967 of Verti-Flight for the American Helicopter Society.This has Westland Helicopter Library stamps on the front pages. The yellow boards are lightly grubby as is the text block. View more info

The Cornwall Blue Book 1935.

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02068

Condition: Poor


This book is compleat but is in poor condition with broken spine rubbed and worn But is full of adverts of the period with a folding map on the rear of book very interesting book View more info

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The Life of Thomas More

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Chatto & Windus: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03416

ISBN: 1856197115

Condition: Near Fine


Thomas More is one of the great figures in English history, but his life and career bear little resemblance to the myth of the saint or of the ' man for all seasons '. In this remarkable biography Peter Ackroyd reveals a man more troubled and more perplexling than that of any previous account. There is a previous owners signature to the half-title page. There is a small indentation on the rear hardcover and D/J and the top rear corner of the D/J has a small tear. View more info

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The Death of King Arthur: The Immortal Legend (Penguin Hardback Classics)

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Penguin Classics: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02921

ISBN: 1846141931

Condition: Very Good


Born with the help of Merlin's magic, blessed with the sword of Excalibur, Arthur becomes king of a troubled, leaderless England, beginning a golden age of chivalry at the court of Camelot. View more info

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What the Tudors & Stuarts Did for Us

By: Adam Hart-Davis

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK, Boxtree: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03673

ISBN: 0752215086

Condition: Fine


Everyone knows that Henry VIII had six wives, but not many people know why, after divorcing Catherine of Aragon, he had colourless socks, In this riveting journey through the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, the author explains the problem of the colourless socks but hoe Tudor and Stuart Britain witnessed some of the most dramatic shifts in thinking and technological innovation since the Romans A good ,clean and tight copy. View more info

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To End All Wars: How the First World War Divided Britain

By: Adam Hochschild

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, MacMillan: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04114

ISBN: 0230013961

Condition: Very Good


A masterful work of history, ' To End All Wars ' vividly evokes a Britain fractured by the seismic upheaval of the Great War, poised between the optimism of the Victorians and the fractured world we inhabit now. There is a light mark on the fore-edge of the text block View more info

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Trafalgar: The Biography of a Battle

By: Adkins, Roy A.

Price: £16.50

Publisher: UK., Little, Brown & Company: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02678

ISBN: 0316725110

Condition: Very Good


In this book the author embraces the battle, its prelude and its aftermath, in narrative that is at once scholarly and breathtakingly exciting. This was the great deciding conflict of the Napoleonic Wars - one that Roy Atkins describes, with use of many newly published first -hand accounts, in mesmerising , blow-by-blow detail. View more info

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The War For All The Oceans: From Nelson at the Nile to Napoleon at Waterloo

By: Adkins, Roy;

Price: £16.50

Publisher: UK, Little, Brown.co.uk: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02923

ISBN: 0316728373

Condition: Very Good


Brought vividly to life by the words and stories of people caught up in the conflict, this is a sweeping history of the years of naval warfare that set the balance of power in Europe for the following century. Encompassing gallant duels between single ships, bloody battles between huge fleets, daring coastal raids, amphibious assaults on naval bases and the subtleties of espionage and naval intelligence, this global conflict truly was ' The War for all the Oceans.' There is light marking to the text block edges. View more info

The Mayan Prophecies: Unlocking the Secrets of a Lost Civilization

By: Adrian Gilbert; Maurice Cotterell

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Element Books, Inc.: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04796

ISBN: 1852306920

Condition: Near Fine


In this thrilling and controversial book, the authors offer controversial answers that the establishment ' experts' refuse to accept. Decoding the complex Mayan astrological prophecies and present shattering revelations. The D/w shows light creasing to its extremities and it has been price-clipped. View more info

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The Tribe That Washed its Spears: The Zulus at War

By: Adrian Greaves; Xolani Mkhize

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Pen & Sword Military: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04560

ISBN: 1848848412

Condition: Very Good


By tracing the long and turbulent history of the Zulus from their arrival in South Africa, where they were not indigenous as were the Koi and San population, and the establishment of Zululand. This book is an important and readable addition to this popular subject area. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Letters From A Lost Generation: First World War Letters of Vera Brittain and Four Friends

By: Alan Bishop and Mark Bostridge ( Editors )

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Little, Brown: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04210

ISBN: 0316646644

Condition: Near Fine


Letters from a Lost generation' ia a memorable selection of letters, written in the years 1913 to 1918, between Vera Brittain and four young men - her fiance, her younger brother and their two close friends, whose experiences in the First World War, in which all four men were killed, inspired her famous autobiography, ' A Testament of Youth.' A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Cradle King: A Life of James VI & I

By: Alan Stewart

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Chatto & Windus: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03923

ISBN: 0701169842

Condition: Near Fine


Alan Stewart's Impeccably researched biography makes brilliant use of original sources to bring to life the conversations and the controversies of the Jacobean age. Stewart Lucidly untangles the intricacies of James's life. In doing so, he uncovers the extent to which Charles I's downfall was caused by the cracks that appeared in the monarchy during his father's reign. The D/w shows light shelf wear. A good, tight and clean copy. View more info

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The War that killed Achillles

By: Alexander Caroline

Price: £15.00

Publisher: england, Viking/Penquin Ltd: 2009

Sellers ID: 01750

ISBN: 0670021121

Condition: Very Good


Book and d/w in very good condition ,The true story of homer's iliiad and the trojan wars. View more info

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Kings of the North

By: Alexander Rose

Price: £30.00

Publisher: UK, Orion Pub Co: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04389

ISBN: 0297818600

Condition: Near Fine


The House of Percy resounds throughout Shakespeare's history plays, the Wars of the Roses and the centuries-long Anglo-Scottish Wars. This book considers the family within its broader context of British history - too often regarded as purely ' Southern English ' history - and offers the reader the grand sweep of Anglo-Scottish history from the perspective of individuals. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info