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    Hi Everyone, Below is our latest list of new and used books for sale on Ancient and Medieval history which I think you ll find interesting. Each book will be
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      Hi Everyone,

      Below is our latest list of new and used books for sale on Ancient
      and Medieval history which I think you'll find interesting. Each book
      will be sold on a first come first serve basis. Just email us
      directly at antiquestnet@... with the name and number of the
      books you would like.

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      New Offerings:

      1031. Joseph in Egypt by Thomas Mann - A wonderful two-volume set
      published in 1938. These books recount the detailed story of the
      biblical Joseph and his days in ancient Egypt. Hardcover in
      excellent condition. A fascinating read. The two books together
      total 664-pages. Price: $32.00 (Counts as two books for shipping
      purposes.)

      1032. Memoirs of the Pretenders and Their Adherents by John Heneage
      Jesse - An antique volume, published in 1901. Covers the
      controversies surrounding Prince James Fredrick Edward Stuart and
      Prince Charles Edward and the claim to the British throne. With
      several nice plates. Hardcover in good shape with normal age wear.
      564-pages. Price: $18.00

      1033. King Robert the Bruce by A.F. Murison - This is the history of
      the life and achievements off Robert I "The Bruce" King of Scotland;
      a greatly loved ruler who is reputed to have been a fair and
      courageous leader but with veru human failings. A small hardcover
      book with dustjacket in brand new never read condition. Published in
      2001. 188-pages. Price: $10.00

      1034. Kings and Queens of Scotland by R.L Mackie and J. Ross - From
      the sons of Alpin, Kenneth I and Donald I, to James VI, this book
      includes histories of the rulers of Scotland from before the coming
      of the Scots to the dissolving of Scotland as an independent nation.
      Follow from the changing society, religion and politics of Scotland
      across the centuries. Also deals with the Jacobite wh disputed the
      hanoverian succession. A small hardcover book with dustjacket in
      brand new never read condition. Published in 2001. 188-pages. Price:
      $10.00

      1035. Eleanor of Aquitaine: The Mother Queen by Desmond Seward - A
      book that attempts to reconcile the paradoxes in this formidable
      personality, who schemed against her husband Henry II, dominated her
      children and lusted for power all the while loved by all those around
      her and idealised in song. Hardcover with dustjacket in excellent
      overall condition. Published in 1978. 264-pages. Price: $13.00

      1036. The Eve of the French Revolution by Edward J. Lowell - An
      antique volume published in 1922. A look at the various French
      institutions (the king, administration, clergy, church, nobility,
      army, courts�) and how they contributed to the revolution. Hardcover,
      in very good condition, though with some foxing due to age. 408-
      pages Price: $19.00

      1037. The Works of Flavius Josephus: Antiquities of the Jews,
      Whiston's Translation - An antique volume published in 1889, covering
      the history of the Jewish people from the Creation to the death of
      Saul. Hardcover in very good condition, though the spine is a bit
      frayed and the inside cover has separately slightly from the end
      paper. 417-pages. Price: $18.00

      1038. The Boyne and Aughrim: The War of the Two Kings by John
      Kinross - Examines the political events which led up to the campaign,
      then explores the military facts in full detail for the whole period
      of the Williamite Wars. Includes the Sieges of Londonderry, Athlone
      and Limerick, and the battles of Newtownbutler, Cork and Kinsale.
      Softcover in brand new never read condition. Published in 1997. 158-
      pages. Price: $12.00

      1039. Celtic Heritage by Alwyn Rees and Brinley Rees - Considers the
      features of the various tales and the prominent people in them.
      Discusses the themes of conception, birth, supernatural adventure,
      and violent death. Softcover in excellent overall condition, though
      there is a small crease in the front cover. Published in 1998. 427-
      pages. Price: $14.00

      1040. Lords of the Horizon: A History of the Ottoman Empire by Jason
      Goodwin - Unlocks the mysteries, treasures, and terrors of an empire
      that lasted for 600 years. Describes how it rose and how against all
      odds, it lingered on, until its sudden collapse at the beginning of
      the 20th century. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read
      condition. Published in 1999. 352-pages. Lists for $32.50. Our
      Price: $17.00

      1041. The Private Pasions of Bonnie Prince Charlie by Hugh Douglas -
      Biography goes beyond the image of a charismatic self-seeker who
      loved only himself and his cause, to show the hero was a man capable
      of love, and of passionate love at that. Softcover book in brand new
      never read condition. Published in 1998. 316-pages. Price: $13.00

      1042. Julius Caesar and His Legacy: An Auction of Roman Coins - May
      13, 1991 - A beautifully illustrated auction catalogue unlike those
      normally seen. Covers the 12-Caesars with each coin listed,
      photographed and explained in the context of its times. It also
      includes a brief history of the imperial period. A wonderful book
      for any collection of these coins. Softcover in very good condition,
      though the back outside cover has some ink scribblings. The inside
      is in near mint condition. 112-pages. Price: $18.00

      1043. Numismatics: An Ancient Science, A Survey of its History by
      Elvira Eliza Clain Stefanelli - A wonderful look at the history of
      coin collecting, with particular attention paid to the collection of,
      and during, the ancient and medieval period. Softcover in very good
      overall condition, though the cover is showing signs of its age.
      Published in 1965. 102-pages, including an extensive bibliography.
      Price: $17.00

      1044. Celtic Art from its Beginnings to the Book of Kells by Ruth and
      Vincent Megaw - Provides a full survey of arts and crafts from 700 BC
      to AD 700, and discusses the origin and identity of the Celts, and
      investigates styles and motifs employed. Softcover in brand new,
      never read condition. Highly illustrated. Published in 1996. 288-
      pages. Original Price: $29.95. Our Price: $14.00

      1045. The Art of the Celts: Origins, History and Culture by Iain
      Zaczek - Explains who the Celts were, where they lived, when they
      thrived, and presents their art and artifacts--metalwork, jewelry,
      stonework and carving--in the religious and cultural context of their
      time. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read condition,
      though the dustjacket is a bit scuffed. Beautifully illustrated.
      Published in 1997. 128-pages. Lists for $35.00. Our Price: $16.00

      1046. Architecture and Ideology in Early Medieval Spain by Jerrilyn
      D. Dodds - The author discusses the differences from the Iberian
      Peninsula to the rest of Europe by examining the symbols, formal
      ideas, and unconscious attitudes encased in early medieval
      buildings. Softcover in brand new never read condition. Orig.
      $25.00, Our Price: $14.00

      1047. Love in the Ancient World by Christopher Mileswith John Julius
      Norwich - An intimate look at how ancient civilization regarded sex
      and sexuality, from the voluptuous figures of prehistoric art to the
      painted brothels in Pompeii, with commentary on Hebraic commandments,
      the teachings of Plato, and the histories of Plutarch. A large
      softcover book with many beautiful color photos, in brand new never
      read condition. Published in 1997. 176-pages. Price: $16.00

      1048. The Medieval Art of Love by Michael Camille - Delightful guide
      through the delicate _expression of affection and passion, the
      hallmark of the Age of Chivalry, a charming examination of the
      symbolism of love in medieval Europe in painting, sculpture, and
      story. .A large and very handsome hardcover book with dustjacket and
      many beautiful color photos in brand new never read condition.
      Published in 1998. 176-pages. Price: $18.00

      1049. The Quest for King Arthur by David Day - Explores the
      historical, mythical and literary origins of the major figures and
      themes. Including such subjects as Guinevere, Merlin, Camelot, and
      the Quest for the Holy Grail. A large hardcover book in brand new
      never read condition with many beautiful color photos. Published in
      1995. 176-pages. Original Price $22.50. Our Price: $13.00

      1050. The King and the Gentleman: Charles Stuart and Oliver Cromwell
      1599-1649 - Details the parallel lives of a foreign-born aesthete-
      prince and a down-to-earth country squire, the passions they aroused,
      and the conflict they unleashed, culminating in one of the most
      dramatic events in British history--the execution of a reigning
      sovereign. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read
      condition. 473-pages. Orig Price. $27.95, Our Price: $15.00

      1051. Seventeenth-Century England: Society in an Age of Revolution -
      Topics such as social mobility, agriculture and social change, labor
      in the economy and the growth of the electorate. Softcover in great
      condition, with a small tear along the spine. 181-pages, Price:
      $10.00

      1052. Two Queens In One Isle: The Deadly Relationship Between
      Elizabeth I & Mary Queen of Scots by Alison Plowden - Examines the
      complex, tempestuous and fascinating relationship between the
      cousins. Their religions put them at odds with each other as to who
      was the rightful Queen. Softcover book in brand new never read
      condition. 241-pages. Lists for $19.99 Our Price: $12.00

      1053. Atlas of Ancient and Classical Geography - This volume is
      filled with color maps of all areas of the ancient world and includes
      various perspectives (the world according to Ptolemy, Mela, Strabo),
      the world under different regimes, (the Egyptian Empire, the
      Balylonian Empire, the Persian Empire), and even city maps. A great
      addition to any library on ancient history. Also includes a gazeteer
      and an index of cities. Hardcover in excellent overall condition.
      Published in 1942. 268-pages. Price: $23.00

      1054. On the Study of Celtic Literature and Other Essays by Matthew
      Arnold - Includes bards, Druids, poems education. Hardcover with
      dustjacket in excellent overall condition. Pulished in 1932. 260-
      pages. Price: $16.00

      1055. The Man of the Renaissance by Ralph Roeder - An antique volume
      that focuses on the lives and contribution of the four "Lawgivers,"
      Savonarola, Machiavelli, Castiglione, and finally Aretino. Hardcover
      with dustjacket in excellent overall condition. Published in 1933.
      540-pages. Price: $23.00

      1056. The English Heritage by Rex Welldon Finn - Looks at the
      contribution of language and literature made by England's historical
      inhabitants: the Celts, Roman's, Tudors�.. Hardcover with dustjacket
      in very good overall condition. Published in 1938. 289-pages. Price:
      $17.00

      1057. Henry VIII: Seminar Studies in History by M.D. Palmer - Fills
      the gap between a textbook chapter and a specialized, full-length
      academic work, covering his background, administration, parliament,
      the Reformation, and foreign policy. Softcover book in brand new
      never read condition. 241-pages. Orig. $14.00 Our Price: $10.00

      1058. The Ancient Wisdom of the Celts by Murray Hope - Looks closely
      at the ethnic and indigenous backgrounds of the Celtic race and the
      oral tradition on which its mystique was built, carefully examining
      the beliefs of the Celts in relation to religion, mysticism and
      magic. Softcover book in brand new never read condition. 256-pages.
      Orig. $1.00 Our Price: $10.00

      1059. The Queen's Conjurer: The Science and Magic of Dr. John Dee,
      Advisor to Queen Elizabeth I by Benjamin Wolley - The dawn of the
      Renaissance, embodied in one man--Dr. John Dee, a single shadowy and
      complex figure who personified all of the conflicts of his age,
      between science and superstition, Papist and Protestant, faith and
      future, medieval and modern. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new
      never read condition. 473-pages. Orig. $25.00 Our Price: $15.00

      1060. Celtic Mythand Legend by Charles Squire - One of the most
      comprehensive studies of Celtic mythology, legend and poetry ever
      written, presenting the entire enthralling panorama of the mythical
      and legendary traditions of the ancient Gaelic and British Celts.
      Softcover in excellent overall condition. 450-pages. Price: $12.00

      1061. The Pharoahs: Master Builders by Henri Stierlin - With over
      200 magnificent photographs, the author draws on historical fact to
      reveal the spiritual aspects of a unique architecture and building
      technique. A great book for anyone interested in architecture and
      engineering, especially in the ancient world. A special, high-
      quality large softcover volume in brand new never read condition.
      220-pages. Price: $17.00

      1062. A History of London by Robert Gray - An engaging account, for
      the armchair or actual tourist, of the growth of the great city, from
      its tiny Roman foundation to metropolitan monster and world capital.
      Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read condition. 352-
      pages. Price: $15.00

      1063. The battlefields of England by Alfred H. Burne - Hastings,
      Bosworth Field, Flodden, and Naseby are just a few of the 39
      battlefields described in detail, with full accounts of the events of
      each battle. Combines astute military commentaries and contemporary
      chronicles to provide a complete overview of each historic
      engagement. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read
      condition. 212-pages. Price: $15.00

      1064. Clans & Tartans of Scotland b James MacKay - History of the
      clan system from its Celtic past and its importance today. Features
      stories of bravery and treachery, and recounts the cruelty of both
      the climate and the British redcoats. Hardcover with dustjacket in
      brand new never read condition. 128-pages. Price: $17.00

      1065. Famous Scottish Battles by Philip Warner - Looks back on the
      long history of bloody battles waged throughout the centuries. From
      the renowned revolt by William Wallace at Stirling Bridge in 1297 to
      the final stand of the pro-Stewart Highland Scots against the
      Hanoverians at Culloden in 1746, describes all the legendary
      battles. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read
      condition. 159-pages. Price: $14.00

      1066. The Discovery of the Past by Alain Schnapp - Explores the ways
      in which humankind, from antiquity to the 19th century, became
      conscious of its past. Sort of a history of history. Beautifully
      illustrated with many photos. A large hardcover book with
      dustjacket in brand new never read condition. 384-pages. Price:
      $17.00

      1067. Renaissance by Michel Pierre - Explores the fascinating history
      of Europe from the Middle Ages to early modern times, in a format
      that is easily accessible to all readers. Fully covers topics such as
      the first voyage around the world, the printing revolution, Rome and
      the church, artists, merchants and bankers, the Christian world, and
      Copernicus and Galileo. A large, beautifully illustrated hardcover
      book with dustjacket in brand new never read condition. 127-pages.
      Price: $16.00

      1068. From Dawn to Decadence: 500 years of Western Cultural Life by
      Jacques Barzun - The NY Times bestseller tracing 500 years of Western
      culture into one seamless and inspiring sage. Softcover in brand new
      never read condition. 877-pages. Price: $13.00

      1069. The Templars' Secret Island: The Knights, the Priest and the
      Treasure by Erling Haagensen and Henry Lincoln - Describes the
      intriguing links between medieval Scandinavia, France and Jerusalem.
      How men of influence such as Bernard of Clairvaux, the Templar Grand
      master Bertrand de Blanchefort and a Danish bishop all worked
      together in the 12th century to preserve a fantastic secret.
      Hardcover with dust jacket in brand new, never read condition. With
      numerous illustrations. Published in 2002. 194-pages. Price: $15.00

      1070. Celtic Mythology - Tells the story of how Celtic mythology
      survived in a world in which writing was prohibited and evolved to
      take into account historical events and the coming of Christianity.
      It also contains many of the famous legends themselves and an A-Z
      guide that decribes the legacy and the customs of the Celtics. A
      large hardcover volume with dust jacket in brand new, never read
      condition. With many beautiful illustrations. Published in 2002.
      480-pages. Price: $18.00

      1071. The Medieval Underworld by Andrew McCall � Considers such
      sections of society as outlaws and brigands, homosexuals, heretics,
      witches, prostitutes, thieves, fraudulent beggars and vagabonds in
      terms of their activities and punishments. Hardcover with
      dustjacket in brand new never read condition. Published in 1993. 319-
      pages. Lists for $24.95 Our Price: $16.00

      1072. The Rise of the Greeks by Michael Grant - Sets out to discover
      the extraordinary epoch between 1000 and 494 BC, one of the most
      creative in history. Softcover in brand new never read condition.
      391-pages. Price: $13.00

      1073. The Lost Tomb by Kent R. Weeks - This is the incredible story
      of the discovery and excavation of KV 5, the burial site of the sons
      of Ramsses II. Softcover in brand new never read condition. 330-
      pages. Price: $12.00

      1074. The Celtic Cross: An Illustrated History and Celebration by
      Nigel Pennick - Traces the rich diversity of the Celtic Cross through
      its historical background and predecessors by way of the evolution of
      Celtic Christianity, and through to its influence on the form and
      pattern of Celtic art. Softcover in brand new never read condition.
      160-pages. Price: $12.00

      1075. Renaissance Lives: Portraits of an Age by Theodore K. Rabb -
      The author describes 15 men and women - some familiar and others less
      so - to see the trials and tribulations that transformed their age.
      We encounter close up, the political, artistic, economic, religious
      and scientific struggles that gave rise to the modern world.
      Softcover in brand new never read condition. 263-pages. Price:
      $12.00

      1076. Caesar: A Novel by Colleen McCullough - The NY Times
      bestselling novel about the life and times of Julius Caesar with all
      their Machiavellian machinations. A GREAT read. Softcover in brand
      new never read condition. 664-pages. Price: $11.00

      1077. The Roman Cavalry: From the First to the Third Century AD by
      Karen R. Dixon and Pat Southern - Looks at how the Roma Calvary armed
      and equipped themselves, recruited members, cared for their mounts
      and fought battles during their three centuries that saw the empires
      greatest glory and the beginning of its declne. Hardcover with dust
      jacket in brand new, never read condition. With illustrations. 256-
      pages. Lists for $25.00 Price: $14.00

      1078. Lion Gate and Labyrinth: The World of Troy, Crete and Mycenae
      by Hans Baumann - Brilliantly recreates ancient civilizations through
      the achievements of Schliemann and Evans, it also brings to light
      little known aspects of Greek mythology. Hardcover in very good
      condition, with many photos. Published in 1967. 182-pages. Price:
      $18.00

      1079. The Rise and Fall of Anne Boleyn by Retha M. Warnicke - The
      fascinating and truly original study of Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII's
      second queen, which tackles afresh a series of long-standing and
      fundamental convictions about her personality and fate. Hardcover
      with dustjacket in excellent,virtually brand new condition.
      Published in 1989. 326-pages. Price: $15.00

      1080. The Private Passions of Bonnie Prince Charlie by Hugh Douglas -
      Biography goes beyond the image of a charismatic self-seeker who
      loved only himself and his cause, to show the hero was a man capable
      of love, and of passionate love at that. Softcover in brand new never
      read condition. 316-pages. Price: $12.00


      Choice Remainders:

      915. Rome of the Caesars by Leonardo B. Dal Maso - Recreats the
      world of ancient Rome at the time of the Caesars, looks at both the
      Rome of the masses and the upper classes. With many color
      illustrations. Softcover in excellent condition. Pubished in 1976.
      126-pages. Price: $13.00

      916. Treasures of Early Irish Art 1500 B.C. to 1500 A.D. - A museum
      collectors guide of artefacts from the collections of the National
      Museum of Ireland, Royal Irish Academy and Trinity College, Dublin
      and exhibited at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and other major
      museums in America. Softcover in excellent condition and
      beautifully illustrated in color. A beautiful collector's item.
      Pubished in 1977. 221-pages. Price: $15.00

      917. Life and Literature in the Roman Republic by Tenney Frank - A
      small volume that discusses the role of the literary form in the time
      of the Republic. Softcover in excellent condition. Pubished in
      1971. 250-pages. Price: $9.00

      919. The Decline and Fall of the Ottoman Empire by Alan Palmer -
      Offers a provocative view of the empire's decline from the failure to
      take Vienna in 1683 to the abolition of the Sultanate in modern
      times. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read condition.
      Published in 1994. 306-pages. Price: $14.00

      921. The Celtic Book of Living and Dying: An Illustrated Guide to
      Celtic Wisdom by Juliette Wood - A beautifully illustrated collection
      of Celtic wisdom, tracing the journey of the soul from birth through
      death and beyond. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read
      condition. With many beautiful color illustrations. Published in
      2000. 144-pages. Orig. $24.95. Price: $15.00

      922. The Will of Zeus: A History of Greece, From the Origins of
      Hellenic Culture to the Death of Alexander by Stringfellow Barr - A
      history of Greece that memorably records its words and deeds and
      examines the cultures great thinkers and leaders. Softcover in very
      good overall condition, though with some yellowing. Pubished in
      1965. 494-pages. Price: $9.00

      923. Scottish Highlanders by Charles MacKinnon - The book is arranged
      in two main sections: the first is an outline of Scottish history
      relevant to the highlanders; the second is a series of individual
      clan histories, frequently cross-referenced to setion one. Hardcover
      with dustjacket in brand new never read condition. Published in
      1992. 272-pages. Price: $14.00

      924. The Egyptians by Cyril Aldred - The overwhelming importance of
      the annual inundation of the Nile and the rise and fall over 3,000
      years of the power of the divine pharaoh, provides the unifying
      threads through this examination of the ancient Egyptian culture.
      Many color photos. Soft cover, in very good overall condition, though
      the spine is slightly weak. 268-pages. Price: $12.00

      926. Tutankhamun: His Tomb and Its Treasures by I.E.S. Edwards - Here
      are the legendary treasures of the boy-king's tomb - in a magnificent
      volume expanded from the unprecedented Metropolitan Museum, Egyptian
      Government exhibition. A large, coffee-table size hardcover
      volume,in beautiful condition, with hundreds of color and B/W
      photos. In excellent overall condition. A great book for any
      student of ancient Egypt. Published in 1977. 256-pages. Price:
      $17.00

      931. Dungeon, Fire and Sword: The knights Templar In the Crusades by
      John J. Robinsion - From the first crusade and the birth of the
      temple to war in the holy land, a detailed look at their development
      and the role they played in history. Hardcover in excellent overall
      condition. Published in 1991. 272-pages. Price: $12.00

      934. Secrets of the Great Pyramid by Peter Tompkins � The adventures
      and discoveries of the explorers and scientists who, for 2000 years
      have been probing the mystery of the Great Pyramid of Cheops.
      Published in 1978. A large, heavy soft cover volume in very good
      condition, though with some general signs of age and an end page
      appears to have been removed. With numerous photos and
      illustrations. A former library book. 416-pages. Price: $13.00

      945. The Renaissance: Maker of Modern Man - A first edition volume
      that looks at the period when men resurrected antiquity and
      blueprinted modernity. Published in 1970, with 402-pages and 450-
      illustrations. Hardcover with beautifully embossed cover. Price:
      $18.00

      949. Euthyphro, Apology, Crito and Phaedo written by Plato on
      Socrates - In these four short works we come to experience the full
      range of Socrates' penetrating mind. Softcover in excellent overall
      condition. Published in 1988. 138-pages. Price: $12.00

      951. Then & Now: The Wonders of the Ancient World Brought to Life in
      Vivid, See-Through Reconstructions - Includes looks at the Roman
      Colosseum, the Acropolis, Pompeii, Machu Picchu, and others.
      Published in 1991. 144-pages. Lists for $24.95 Our Price: $13.00

      952. Akhenaten: The Heretic King by Donald B. Redford - A striking
      portrait of Akhenaten, monotheistic worshiper of the sun and best-
      known Egyptian king next to Tut. Softcoverin brand new, never read
      condition. A large detailed work. Published in 1987. Price: $15.00

      955. Greek and Roman Portraits by Susan Walker - Examines the
      problems of interpreting ancient portraits and addresses some more
      unusual aspects of portraiture. Softcover in brand new never read
      condition. Published in 1995. 112-pages Price: $13.00

      956. Scottish Cathedrals by Richard Fawcett - Traces the fascinating
      story of cathedral churches, from the earliest surviving examples of
      the 12th century to those built for the Roman Catholic Churches of
      the modern period. Examines their rich heritage, and charts the
      changing forms of worship and architectural thought over 900 years.
      Softcover in brand new never read condition. Published in 1997. 128-
      pages. Price: $14.00

      963. The Private Lives of the Pharoahs by Joyce Tyldesley -
      Highlights the exciting new developments in medical science that are
      allowing Egyptologists to extract information from mummified Egypt.
      Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read condition.
      Published in 2000. 169-pages. Orig. $25.00 Price: $15.00

      964. Philosophy of the Ancients by Friedo Ricken - From the pre-
      Socratic period to Neoplatonism, introduces the important texts,
      describes and interprets the works, highlights the doctrines, and
      presents historical/philosophical connections. Softcover in brand
      new never read condition. Published in 1991. 280-pages. Orig.
      $17.50. Our Price: $13.00

      966. The French Revolution: A History by Thmas Carlyle - A wonderful
      and complete antique three-volume set covering one of the most
      interesting times in world history. Originally published in 1837,
      the set is in great condition and has a number of beautiful black and
      white plate illustrations of the major personalities of the
      revolution. Price: $70.00 (The set counts as three books for
      purposes of shipping and handling.)

      967. Francois Villon by D.B. Wyndham Lewis - A beautiful antique
      volume published in 1928 on the life and times of this great French
      poet who lived in Paris during the 15th century. The book deals not
      only with the man and his works, but also with Paris during the late
      middle ages. The book, a publication of the Literary Guiold of
      America, is in excellent overall condition. Price: $23.00

      973. The Early Hanoverians by Edward E. Morris - An antique volume
      published in 1889 and inI beautiful overall condition. Part of the
      Epochs of History series, it includes a number of maps and plans.
      235-pages. Price: $23.00

      974. The Reign of James VI edited by Julian Goodare and Michael
      Lynch - Essays from ten scholars of his reign attempt to shed light
      on the politics and government, viewed through a series of
      perspectives, including the royal court, noble factionalism,
      relations with England, and the tensions between church and state.
      Softcover in brand new never read condition. Published in 2000. 280-
      pages. Listed for $25.00 Our Price: $14.00

      976. Edward, Prince of Wales and Aquitaine: A Biography of the Black
      Prince by Richard Barber - Takes a close look at official records
      from the Prince's household and close companions to correct a number
      of errors on his life. Clears up much of the mystery surrounding his
      early life, as well as the many confusing accounts of his battles.
      Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read condition.
      Published in 1996. 298-pages. Price: $15.00

      977. The Sisters of Henry VIII: The Tumultuous Lives of Margaret of
      Scotland and Mary of France by Maria Perry - Examines the lives of
      these extraordinary women and analyzes their influence on history
      during the Tudor Age--how they made dynastic marriages for power the
      first time around, but afterward, chose their husbands for love.
      Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read condition.
      Published in 1998. 266-pages. Price: $15.00

      978. Road to Divorce: England 1530-1987 by Lawrence Stone - Looks at
      how, why and on what scale marriages were broken in the past, and
      shows how husbands and wives, and the lawyers who served their
      interests, contrived to use, adapt, circumvent and openly deceive the
      law in order to deal with marital breakdown, with particular focus on
      16th-18th century. Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read
      condition. Published in 1990. 460-pages. Orig. $35.00 Our Price:
      $15.00

      983. Tudor England Observed: The World of John Stow by Barrett L.
      Beer - Stow was born in London in 1525 lived through the reigns of
      Henry VIII, Edward VI and Elizabeth I and witnessed the cornation of
      the first Stuart monarch James I. But he was most famous
      achievements were his two great works "Annales of England" and " A
      Survey of England" which contained a mine of information about Tudor
      England, Tudor attitudes and the Tudor view of English history.
      Hardcover with dustjacket in brand new never read condition.
      Published in 1998. 216-pages. List $30.00 Our Price: $15.00

      984. The Death of Anglo-Saxon England by N.J. Higham - Focuses on
      royal succession and the descent of the crown during the last century
      of the Anglo-Saxon period. Discusses how English cultural values were
      marginalized, and the beginning of the near-total exclusion of
      English figures from influence in the realm. Hardcover with
      dustjacket in brand new never read condition. Published in 1997. 234-
      pages. List $37.50 Our Price: $18.00

      986. Under the Hammer: Edward I and Scotland 1286-1307 by Fiona
      Watson - Provides a clear picture of medieval Scotland--its varying
      component parts, its sense of self, its strengths and weaknesses--and
      why Edward I of England was unable to succeed against an enemy he
      regarded as inferior. Softcover in brand new never read condition.
      Published in 1998 255-pages. Price: $12.00

      987. The Art of War In the Middle Ages by C.W.C. Oman - Attempts to
      survey the whole broad field of warfare, and it has remained one of
      the best accounts available to the general reader. Softcover in
      excellent overall condition. Published in 1968 176-pages. Price:
      $12.00

      988. England and the Low Countries in the Late Middle Ages edited by
      Caroline Barron and Nigel Saul - Collection of essays that examine
      relations during the 150-year period from the accession of Edward III
      in 1327 to the death of Charles the Bold, Duke of Burgundy, in 1477.
      Softcover in brand new never read condition. Published in 1995. 186-
      pages. Originally $25.95 Our Price: $13.00



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