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Portrait of a Killer: Jack the Ripper Case Closed

By: Cornwell, Patricia

Price: $10.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285058

ISBN: 0399149325

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 387, [1] pp. 8vo. The number-one New York Times-bestselling novelist Patricia Cornwell is known the world over for her brilliant storytelling, the courage of her characters, and the state-of-the-art forensic methods they employ. In this headline-making new work of nonfiction, Cornwell turns her trademark skills for meticulous research and scientific expertise on one of the most chilling cases of serial murder in the history of crime-the slayings of Jack the Ripper that terrorized 1880s London. With the masterful intu... View more info

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Thomas Wright's Political Songs of England: From the Reign of John to That of Edward II

By: Coss, Peter

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1996

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2272429

Condition: Near Fine


1996 reissue of 1839 original with a new introduction and added editorial material. No jacket, remainder mark, pencil mark on rear paste-down endpaper. lxxix, 408 pp. With Latin and English text. This book contains a collection of political verses, venality satires and songs of social protest from medieval England. First edited by Thomas Wright in 1839, these so- called political songs are reissued here on behalf of the Royal Historical Society. The collection provides a fascinating insight into medieval responses to contemporary events. A new and wide-ranging introduction by Peter Coss offers... View more info

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Queen Victoria: Her Grand Life and Reign - A Complete Story of the Career of the Marvelous Queen and Empress, and a Life of the New King, Edward VII, with a Brief History of England

By: Coulter, John; Cooper, John A.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: John Coulter: 1901

Seller ID: 2303157

Condition: Very Good


Gilt titles and decorations a bit rubbed. 1901 Hard Cover. 566 pp. Blue cloth, gilt titles, engraved portrait of Victoria on front board, black-and-white plates from illustrations by eminent artists. A biography of the ruler of the world's largest empire, which also includes a biography of King Edward VII and a brief history of England. View more info

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Shakepeare and the Dramaturgy of Power (Princeton Legacy Library)

By: Cox, John D.

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2263725

ISBN: 0691067651

Condition: Fine


First edition. A very nice copy. 1989 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xviii, 282 pp. Ranging over all the dramatic genres in the Shakespearean canon, this book focuses on plays where medieval drama most clearly illuminates Shakespeare's treatment of political power and social privilege. View more info

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The Regent and His Daughter

By: Creston, Dormer; Guedalla, Philip

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Thornton Butterworth, Ltd.: 1933

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2283700

Condition: Good


2nd printing. Boards rubbed, two ink names on front endpapers, front hinge just beginning to weaken. 1933 Hard Cover. 320 pp. 8vo. A biography of the daughter of King George IV. Includes illustrations and portraits. View more info

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By the Banks of the Thames: Russians in Eighteenth Century Britain

By: Cross, A.G.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Oriental Research Partners: 1980

Seller ID: 2283743

ISBN: 0892500859

Condition: Very Good


Jacket rubbed with minor loss from corners. 1980 Hard Cover. viii, 358 pp. 8vo. A stimulating account of the activities of the numerous Russians who lived in Britain from 1700-1800, and their contacts with the British fields of literature, science, commerce, the military, architecture, agriculture and religion. This work is essential for the study of Anglo-Russian relations, as well as movement of ideas in the eighteenth century. CONTENTS: List of Illustrations; Preface; Introduction; The Russian Embassy in London; The Russian Church and Its Clergy; 'To Speed the Plough'; Russian Students at t... View more info

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Anglo-Russica: Aspects of Cultural Relations between Great Britain and Russia in the Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries (Anglo-Russian Affinities Series)

By: Cross, Anthony

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berg Publishers: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283749

ISBN: 0854968482

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Faint sticker remnant on base of rear board. 1993 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 269, [1] pp. 8vo. Selected essays illustrating cultural relations between Great Britain and Russia, covering mutual perception and awareness, the creation of images and stereotypes, translations and fictional representations, travel accounts and newspaper reports, etc. This title is part of the Anglo-Russian Affinities series: This series seeks to reflect more than four centuries of rich contacts between Russia and Great Britain. Many areas of achievement are covered an... View more info

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Jack the Ripper and the London Press

By: Curtis, L. Perry, Jr.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285378

ISBN: 0300088728

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An excellent copy. 2001 Hard Cover. viii, 354 pp. Press coverage of the 1888 mutilation murders attributed to Jack the Ripper was of necessity filled with gaps and silences, for the killer remained unknown and Victorian journalists had little experience reporting serial murders and sex crimes. This engrossing book examines how fourteen London newspapers?dailies and weeklies, highbrow and lowbrow?presented the Ripper news, in the process revealing much about the social, political, and sexual anxieties of late Victorian Britain and the role of journalists in reinforcing social nor... View more info

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Pocket Book of British Ceramic Marks: Including Index to Registered Designs 1842-83

By: Cushion, J.P.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 1994

Seller ID: 2206936

ISBN: 0571163645

Condition: Very Good


Spine creased, surface tear to rear wrapper. 1994 Small Softcover. xvi, 529 pp. Includes approximately 2350 main entries and 3250 subsidiary entries in the important Index to Registered Designs 1842-83, bringing the coverage up to 1990. For quick reference, it has been recast in strict alphabetical order. KEYWORDS: ANTIQUES COLLECTIBLES REFERENCE BRITISH CERAMIC MARKS View more info

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A Child's History of England (Peoples Edition)

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: The American News Company: 1890

Seller ID: 2294708

Condition: Very Good


No publisher date (ink note dated 1890). Hinges starting, ink names on second blank. We have more books available by this author!. x, 402 pp. TABLE OF THE REIGNS: The Saxons; The Danes, and the Restored Saxons; The Normans; The Plantagenets; The Tudors; The Stuarts; The Commonwealth; The Stuarts Restores; The Revolution, 1688. A Child's History of England, which first appeared serially in Household Words between January 25, 1851 and December 10, 1853, is a history of England written for school-aged children. The works originally consisted of three volumes that covered the history of England fr... View more info

Image for Life of Queen Victoria including a History of England and Her Colonies, also the Early Life of Victoria; Her Accession to the Throne and Coronation; Marriage to Prince Albert; Great Events during Her Brilliant Reign; Personal Traits and Characteristics That Endeared Her to Her People, Graphic Descriptions of Her Charming Home Life; Royal Castles; Public Receptions; Wonderful Growth of the British Empire, Etc., Noble Qualities of Wife and Mother, to which is added The Life of King Edward VII., and Sketches of the Members of the Royal Family, with Eulogies of the Queen by Lord Salisbury, Marquis of Lansdowne, Lord Rosebery, Lord Kimberley, and Many Other Leading Statesmen

Life of Queen Victoria including a History of England and Her Colonies, also the Early Life of Victoria; Her Accession to the Throne and Coronation; Marriage to Prince Albert; Great Events during Her Brilliant Reign; Personal Traits and Characteristics That Endeared Her to Her People, Graphic Descriptions of Her Charming Home Life; Royal Castles; Public Receptions; Wonderful Growth of the British Empire, Etc., Noble Qualities of Wife and Mother, to which is added The Life of King Edward VII., and Sketches of the Members of the Royal Family, with Eulogies of the Queen by Lord Salisbury, Marquis of Lansdowne, Lord Rosebery, Lord Kimberley, and Many Other Leading Statesmen

By: Dickinson, James Arthur; [Merrill, Arthur Lawrence]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Horace C. Fry: 1901

Seller ID: 2284291

Condition: Good


Hinges repaired. 1901 Hard Cover. vii, [1], 17-536 pp. A biography of Queen Victoria, with a life of King Edward VI and biographical sketches of other members of the royal family. Illustrations throughout. Several versions of this work seem to have been printed, including ones attributing authorship to Arthur Lawrence Merrill under nearly the exact same title, and published in the same year. This sort of duplication is common with books dealing with tragedies of the moment (e.g., the sinking of the Titanic, the San Francisco earthquake, etc.), and was likely the result of a rush to print. View more info

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The Complete Poetry and Selected Prose of John Donne, and The Complete Poetry of William Blake (The Modern Library)

By: Donne, John; Blake, William; Hillyer, Robert Silliman

Price: $12.00  $9.60

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1941

Seller ID: 2275017

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, rear hinge starting, owner's stamp on front endpaper, half-title page and title page slightly stuck together. 1941 Hard Cover. lv, 1045 pp. ABOUT JOHN DONNE: John Donne (/d?n/ DUN; 22 January 1572[1] – 31 March 1631)[2] was an English poet and cleric in the Church of England. He is considered the pre-eminent representative of the metaphysical poets. His works are noted for their strong, sensual style and include sonnets, love poems, religious poems, Latin translations, epigrams, elegies, songs, satires and sermons. His poetry is noted for its vibrancy of language and inventiveness... View more info

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The Tudor Chronicles, 1485-1603

By: Doran, Susan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Metro Books: 2008

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2299508

ISBN: 1435109392

Condition: Near Fine


Second printing. A few minor tears to jacket edges. 2008 Large Hardcover. 415 pp. The Tudor period (1485 to 1603) marks in the minds of many the emergence of an English national identity. Defined by the totemic figure of the virgin queen - Elizabeth I - it witnessed the end of the dynastic uncertainties of the Wars of the Roses, the creation and triumph of the Anglican Church; the successful repulsion of foreign invaders and the beginnings of the adventure of empire; the blossoming of a sublimely gifted generation of musical composers, including Thomas Tallis and William Byrd; and the flowerin... View more info

Image for The Kings and Queens of England, in Twelve Volumes: William the Conqueror: The Norman Impact upon England; Henry II; Richard the Lion Heart [Lionheart]; Henry V; Richard III; Henry VIII; Elizabeth I; Charles I; Charles II; George III; Queen Victoria R.I.; The Reluctant King: The Life & Reign of George VI, 1895-1952

The Kings and Queens of England, in Twelve Volumes: William the Conqueror: The Norman Impact upon England; Henry II; Richard the Lion Heart [Lionheart]; Henry V; Richard III; Henry VIII; Elizabeth I; Charles I; Charles II; George III; Queen Victoria R.I.; The Reluctant King: The Life & Reign of George VI, 1895-1952

By: Douglas, David P.; Warren, W.L.; Norgate, Kate; Seward, Desmond; Kendall, Paul Murray; Scarisbrick, J.J.; Somerset, Anne; Gregg, Pauline; Fraser, Antonia; Brooke, John; H.R.H. The Prince of Wales; Longford, Elizabeth; Bradford, Sarah

Price: $750.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1996

Seller ID: 2292848

Condition: Near Fine


Some gilt rubbed from front board of first volume, a few light spots on top edges, otherwise an excellent set. 1996 Full-Leather. Complete in twelve volumes. Red full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon markers bound into each volume. A biographical tour of the history of England from 1066 through the mid-20th century, comprised of well-known works by various authors. Each volume features a color frontispiece, and there are maps and illustrations throughout as well. View more info

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Cambridge Past and Present

By: Downs, Brian W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Methuen & Co., Ltd. / George H. Doran Company: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2278355

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, no publisher date (circa 1920s), spine and front board faintly toned. 1926 Hard Cover. vii, 257 pp. Includes 16 color plates and a map of Cambridge on front endpapers. CONTENTS: The Town--Situation and Name; The Town--History and Commerce; The Town--Memorials and Things of Fame; The University--Origin and Organization; The University--Library and Senate House; The University--Press and Scientific Institutes; The Fitzwilliam Museum; The Colleges--Peterhouse and Pembroke; The Colleges--Queen's, St. Catharine's, and Corpus Christi; The Colleges--King's and Clare; The Col... View more info

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The Trial of John George Haigh (The Acid Bath Murder) (Notable British Trials Series)

By: Dunboyne, Lord

Price: $25.00

Publisher: William Hodge & Company, Ltd.: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2297119

Condition: Good


First edition. Former library copy - usual marks. No jacket. Front hinge starting. 1953 Hard Cover. 271 pp. John George Haigh (/he??/; 24 July 1909 – 10 August 1949), commonly known as the Acid Bath Murderer, was an English serial killer who was convicted for the murders of six people, although he claimed to have killed nine. Haigh battered to death or shot his victims and disposed of their bodies using sulfuric acid before forging their signatures so he could sell their possessions and collect large sums of money. View more info

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The Monmouth Rebellion: A Guide to the Rebellion and Bloody Assizes

By: Dunning, Robert

Price: $7.00

Publisher: The Dovecote Press: 1985

Seller ID: 2205532

ISBN: 0946159238

Condition: Very Good


Faint creases to wrappers, pages faintly toned. 1985 Soft Cover. 91 pp. The 8 maps and modern photographs were commissioned for the book, and the 50 additional illustrations include many that were previously unpublished or specially provided by Monmouth's direct descendant, the present Duke of Buccleuch. The Monmouth Rebellion, also known as The Revolt of the West or The West Country rebellion, was an attempt to overthrow James II, the Duke of York who had become King of England, Scotland, and Ireland upon the death of his elder brother Charles II on 6 February 1685. James II was a Roman Catho... View more info

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Bess of Hardwick: Portrait of an Elizabethan Dynast

By: Durant, David N.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Peter Owen: 1999

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2283520

ISBN: 0720610788

Condition: Near Fine


Spine faintly creased. 1999 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, 274 pp. Presenting a fascinating biography of an extraordinary woman, this is essential reading for those interested in the 16th century and Tudor history. Born the daughter of an impoverished Derbyshire squire, through a succession of advantageous marriages, Bess of Hardwick moved closer and closer to a position of power and influence in the heart of the royal court. As the Countess of Shrewsbury, she was the second most powerful woman in the land after Queen Elizabeth I. However, Bess of Hardwick... View more info

Image for The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England, Begun in the Year 1641: With the Precedent Passages, and Actions, That Contributed Thereunto, and the Happy End, and Conclusion Thereof by the King's Blessed Restoration, and Return upon the 29th of May, in the Year 1660. in Three Volumes.

The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England, Begun in the Year 1641: With the Precedent Passages, and Actions, That Contributed Thereunto, and the Happy End, and Conclusion Thereof by the King's Blessed Restoration, and Return upon the 29th of May, in the Year 1660. in Three Volumes.

By: Edward, Earl of Clarendon

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Oxford, Printed at the Theater: 1705

Seller ID: 2093252

Condition: Good


First two volumes in paneled calf, third volume rebound with new boards retaining original backstrip, second volume lacks final text page, front board of vol. 1 and both boards of vol. 2 cracked and loose at joint, boards rubbed, 1/2 inch chip from leather spine label of vol. 1. 1705 Full-Leather. xxv, 288, [2], 289-720; [viii], [1]-466, [2], 467-752; xiv, 364, [2], 365-773, [73] pp. Volume 1 is a 1705 printing, volumes 2 & 3 are 1706. Immense index follows text of third volume. ESTC T53940, N9850, T147811. An account of the English Civil War, the first comprehensive work on the topic, written... View more info

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Landmarks in the History of the Welsh Church

By: Edwards, Alfred George

Price: $10.00

Publisher: John Murray: 1913

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2291654

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. Related material tipped in on front endpapers, map tipped in on rear endpaper. 1913 Hard Cover. vi, 317, [1] pp. 8 3/4 x 5 5/8. A study of the development of religion in Wales from the fourth century through the date of publication. CONTENTS: I. The First Beginnings of Christianity in Britain; II. The Organisation of the British Church; III. The Independence of the British Church; IV. Possessions of the Early Church; V. Tithes; VI. The Fusion of the British and Anglican Churches; VII. The Reformation Period; VIII. The Pre-Commonwealth Period; IX. The Commonwealth; X. The Church a... View more info

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British History Displayed, 1688-1950

By: Elliot, Margaret M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1955

Seller ID: 2277824

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, boards very lightly bowed, top page ridge lightly foxed, ink names and date on rear paste-down endpaper. 1955 Hard Cover. xi, 348 pp. With 257 illustrations. Originally published in 1955, this book was originally intended to provide a general framework for one year's syllabus of history teaching in secondary schools. Elliot covers British and European history from the end of the seventeenth century until the end of the Second World War, illustrating the text with drawings, photographs and maps showing important military campaigns, events, people and fashion trends. This book will be... View more info

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The Letters of the Empress Frederick

By: Empress Frederick [Victoria, Princess Royal]; Ponsonby, Frederick

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Macmillan and Co., Limited: 1929

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller ID: 2290463

Condition: Good


7th printing. Boards lightly soiled, minor loss from spine head and foot, one portrait repaired with mending tissue. 1929 Hard Cover. xxiii, [1], 492, [4] pp. 8vo. Frontispiece of Empress Frederick, three portraits in text. A collection of the correspondence of the eldest daughter of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, wife of German Emperor Frederick III, and mother of Wilhelm II. View more info

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The First Elizabeth

By: Erickson, Carolly; Longford, Elizabeth

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1989

Seller ID: 2274209

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher insert and bookplate laid in. 1989 Full-Leather. 447, [5] pp. 8vo. Navy blue full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in, color frontispiece of Elizabeth. Foreword by Lady Elizabeth Longford. In this remarkable biography, Carolly Erickson brings Elizabeth I to life and allows us to see her as a living, breathing, elegant, flirtatious, diplomatic, violent, arrogant, and outrageous woman who commands our attention, fascination, and awe. With the special skill for which she is acclaimed, Carolly Erickson electrifies the senses ... View more info

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Jack the Ripper: Scotland Yard Investigates

By: Evans, Stewart P.; Rumbelow, Donald

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The History Press: 2010

Seller ID: 2285034

ISBN: 0750942290

Condition: Near Fine


Pages very faintly toned. 2010 Large Softcover. x, 305 pp. Drawing on their unparallel knowledge of the Jack the Ripper murders and their professional experience as police officers, the two doyens of serious Ripper writing join forces for the first time to write the definitive book on the case from the perspective of the police investigation. As the title declares, this is the complete investigation and is full of new insights and information on the murders and who might have committed them. The authors reopen every aspect of the case and offer a balanced account that does not favor any one su... View more info

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The Ultimate Jack the Ripper Companion: An Illustrated Encyclopedia

By: Evans, Stewart P.; Skinner, Keith

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc.: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285393

ISBN: 0786707682

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 2000 Hard Cover. xii, 692 pp. Includes all of Scotland Yard's reports, witness statements, lost files, extensive press accounts, and rare photographs. A reference to one of the great unsolved murder sprees in history examines the events in London in the 1880s when a string of prostitute murders paralyzed the country and shocked the world. View more info

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Jack the Ripper

By: Farson, Daniel

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Michael Joseph: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2296792

ISBN: 0718110501

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Minor general wear to jacket. Top page ridge lightly foxed. 1972 Hard Cover. 143 pp. Somewhat outdated, but still looked upon as one of the founding texts on the case. Farson was among the first to originally posit the Montague John Druitt theory. View more info

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The Crimes, Detection and Death of Jack the Ripper

By: Fido, Martin

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble Books: 1993

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2284747

ISBN: 1566195373

Condition: Very Good


Page ridges faintly foxed. 1993 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 239 pp. This book re-examines all the sensational details of the murders ascribed to Jack the Ripper. It investigates the roles and reliability of the policemen involved in the murder inquiry and analyzes the evidence against all the suspects--checking them against the personality patterns of other sexual serial murderers. The author, whose conclusion was endorsed by the Scotland Yard & the F.B.I., provides a convincing identification of the Ripper. View more info

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Royal Blood: Richard III and the Mystery of the Princes

By: Fields, Bertram

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Regan Books / Harper Collins: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285115

ISBN: 006039269X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Pages lightly toned. 1998 Hard Cover. x, 335 pp. Notoriously immortalized by Shakespeare and historians, he is history's most infamous royal villain: Richard III, king of England from 1483 to 1485. Crazed with power and paranoia, he is generally supposed to have killed the youthful Prince of Wales and the aged Henry VI, drowned his brother in a vat of wine, poisoned his wife, and, worst of all, murdered his two young nephews, the older of whom was the rightful king -- a reign of terror ending only with his own cowardly death on the blood-soaked field of battle. But is all this t... View more info

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The Life of William Cavendish, Duke of Newcastle. To Which is Added The True Relation of My Birth, Breeding, and Life by Margaret, Duchess of Newcastle

By: Firth, C. H.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: John C. Nimmo: 1886

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2291710

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Small loss to spine head and spine base, corners rubbed, front hinge starting. Frontispiece and page 266 have been repaired. 1886 Hard Cover. lxviii, 388, 23 pp. With four etched portraits. A biography of William Cavendish, the Duke of Newcastle. Margaret Cavendish published her autobiographical memoir A True Relation of my Birth, Breeding, and Life as an addendum to her collection Natures Pictures Drawn by Fancies Pencil to the Life, in 1656. The memoir related her lineage, social status, fortune, upbringing, education, and marriage. Within the memoir, she also described her pa... View more info

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Consuming Passions: Leisure and Pleasure in Victorian Britain

By: Flanders, Judith

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harper: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2279298

ISBN: 0007172958

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Light edge wear. 2006 Hard Cover. An in-depth analysis of the leisure habits of Victorian culture. View more info