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PRINCE HENRY REVIVED: IMAGE AND EXEMPLARITY IN EARLY MODERN ENGLAND
Written by Timothy Wilks.
Stock no. 1826357
Published by Paul Holberton Publishing. 1st 2007. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Prince Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales, son of James I and Anne of Denmark. A collection of essays, edited by Timothy Wilks. These essays illuminate the cultural programme to which Prince Henry was subjected, an impossibly demanding role requiring such strenuous efforts to enact that he became exhausted, took ill and died young. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781903470572. Dustwrapper a little scuffed.
Small, oblong format. Cardwraps held together with a silk ribbon. 4 colour plates. Covers are grubby. Silk ribbon has been replaced with silver paper(?). Some grubby marks inside covers but plates still bright and clean.
Yale English Monarchs series. A new assessment, looking afresh at the achievements and failings of the king and at the verdict of history: a restless, fearless individual with a love of war and a genius for it, or a monarch who neglected his kingdom, his citizens and his succession. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. ISBN: 0300079125. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed. A nice copy.
Queens of the medieaval kingdom of Aragon. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine and gilt crest to front. Bevelled board edges. Top edge gilt, lower edge untrimmed. B/w plates. 336 pages including index, 48 pages of publisher adverts to rear. Boards marked. Coffee (?) stains to top edge of prelims (not too bad). Endpapers browned. A few foxspots to contents, a few grubby marks. Text block browned. Front hinge starting to split but binding is tight. All plates present.
Foreword by Thomas Penn. Red cloth pictorial boards, white title to spine. Red endpapers with crown pattern. B/w & colour illustrations. A lovely copy contained in publisher's slipcase which has a few minor scuffs.
TURNER AND GEORGE THE FOURTH IN EDINBURGH 1822
Written by Gerald Finley. Illustrated by J.M.W. Turner.
Stock no. 1823875
Published by Tate Gallery; Edinburgh University Press. 1st 1981. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Written to complement the exhibition 'Turner and George IV in Edinburgh 1822'. Examines JMW Turner's proposal for a grand series of paintings of the Royal visit to Scotland. Oblong format. Beige cloth boards, gilt title to spine on brown title block. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0852244320. Text block has minor foxing. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned across top front panel edge.
THE KING OVER THE WATER: A COMPLETE HISTORY OF THE JACOBITES
Written by Desmond Seward.
Stock no. 2137852
Published by Birlinn Limited. 1st 2019. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Burgundy cloth with gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781780276069. Small knocks to corners/top and tail of spine.
THE COLDSTREAM GUARDS 1914-1918 (3 VOLUMES)
Written by John Ross-Of-Bladensburg.
Stock no. 2137731
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1st 1928. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
Larger format. Blue cloth with gilt titles to spines; gilt borders and decorations around motif to front cover. 3rd Volume Contains the Maps. Inscriptions in ink to front endpapers. Foxing to outer page edges and margins. Wrapper to volume I is MISSING it's rear flap and panel. All other wrappers also have edge-chipping and creasing; Maps volume has 1" loss to top of spine.
A powerful study of Henry of Bolingbroke, one of the most important noblemen of the later 14th century. Black boards, gilt title to spine. 166 pages. ISBN: 0948695358. Minimal bumping to spine.
This book illuminates Warwick's character and motivation, showing that he was an emotional, charming, and popular man with a strong sense of family loyalty. Cardwraps. 346 pages. ISBN: 0631235930.
MILITARY DRAWINGS AND PAINTINGS IN THE COLLECTION OF HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN (2 VOLUMES)
Written by A.E. Haswell Miller; N.P. Dawnay.
Stock no. 1819800
Published by Phaidon. 1st 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Volume One: Plates. 478 illustrations, 28 in colour. Volume Two: Text. Large format. Red cloth boards, gilt titles. ISBN: 0714813826. Volume 1: text block browned, white pictorial dustwrapper is browned and faded to spine. Volume 2: Minor foxing to text block, white pictorial dustwrapper is a little scuffed.
Based mainly on accounts left behind by those who personally knew the emperor well, the result of several years of research. Insight into the character and achievements of the founding fathers of the celebrated Mogul dynasty in India. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.