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1 C. V. Wedgwood A Coffin For King Charles, The Trail & Execution Of Charles 1
Book-of-the-Month Club 1965 B000MY8YL6 Hardcover Used - Very Good Very Good 
Previous owner's name and green mark on inside front cover. No other marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. 
Price: 5.25 USD
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2 Veronica Sattler A Dangerous Longing
St Martins Mass Market Paper September 1990 0312923376 / 9780312923372 Mass Market Paperback Used - Very Good Very Good 
No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read if at all. 
Price: 4.95 USD
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3 Ann Shannon A Descriptive Syntax Of The Parker Manuscript Of The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle From 734 To 891
Mouton & Co 1964 B0006BSXAC Unknown Used - Good No Jacket 
Hardcover Edition - Ex-Library But Clean In Text. Only Has Usual Marks. Hardcover Edition - Ex-Library but clean in text. Only has usual marks. 
Price: 11.99 USD
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4 J M Roberts A History of Europe
Allen Lane January 1753 096584319X / 9780965843195 First Thus Soft Cover Collectible - Like New 
1st Edition / 1st Printing - No marks or writing observed in the text. Slight shelf wear - Appears unread 
Price: 14.98 USD
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5 Alfred Cobban A History of Modern France: Volume 1: 1715-1799
Penguin Books 1961 B0000CKXK4 Soft Cover Used - Very Good 
No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read 
Price: 2.49 USD
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6 Ferdinand Schevill A History of the Balkans from the earliest times to the present day
Dorset Press January 1991 B000J0LW4O Hardcover Used - Very Good Very Good 
No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. DJ is VG - ISBN: 0880296976. . . . . . . . . . Thick and heavy concise well researched book about the Balkan states.In A History of the Balkans,Schevill is able to communicate to the reader the current situations and events of this region.He clarify's today's issues by presenting their historical background in a single comprehensive volume.Need to understand the past to understand the present. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 'Why study Byzantine and Ottoman history as it relates to the Balkans...? Simply because you can't understand any other part of European history without knowing about this key region...and it's key players--the Eastern Romans of Constantinople, and later the Ottomans. I am amazed that anyone would even try to understand European history from 600AD to 1914...without having a clear grasp of Byzantine and Ottoman history... This period in Europe was at the end of the Roman Empire...but before the current nation states of Europe were fully formed...or even imagined. The only 'super power' during these key formative years was Byzantium a/k/a Constantinople,...later called Istanbul under the Ottomans... My copy of this book is well marked up...and I won't part with it... The writing style is highly readable...not forced or needlessly obscure... In short, this book is a 'page turner' if you are interested in really understanding...not only the Balkans which are really the pawns in the story...but the other nations that made the Balkans their main geopolitical focus for a thousand years...which, quite frankly, was all of Europe as we now know it!' -- Cabin Fever Books 
Price: 9.95 USD
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7 Paul Johnson A History of the English People
Harper Torchbooks November 1987 0061320757 / 9780061320750 Trade Paperback Used - Very Good 
Previous owner's name inside front cover. No other marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Yellowing of pages. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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8 Marvin Arthur Breslow A Mirror of England: English Puritan Views of Foreign Nations, 1618-1640 (Harvard Historical Studies)
Harvard University Press January 1970 0674576381 / 9780674576384 Hardcover Used - Very Good Good 
Previous owner's name and green mark on inside front cover. No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Dust jacket price clipped. 
Price: 2.95 USD
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9 R. W. Harris A Short History of 18th Century England: 1689-1793
Mentor January 1963 B000O0CA0Y Trade Paperback Used - Very Good 
Previous owner's name on inside front cover. No writing or marks observed in the text. Cover is clean and in good condition. 
Price: 2.95 USD
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10 Richard Erdoes A.D. 1000: Living on the Brink of Apocalypse
Harpercollins February 1989 0062502956 / 9780062502957 First Edition Hardcover Collectible - Good Good 
Stated First Edition / First Printing. Full number line. Previous owner's name and green mark on inside front cover. Some marks and underlining observed in text. Binding tight and square. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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11 Eleanor Shipley Duckett Alfred the Great: The King and His England (Phoenix Books)
University Of Chicago Press October 1958 0226167798 / 9780226167794 Trade Paperback Used - Very Good 
Cover is clean and in good condition. Previous owner's name inside front cover. No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Appears unread. 
Price: 3.00 USD
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12 Richard McCoy Alterations of State
Columbia University Press August 2002 0231126166 / 9780231126168 Hardcover Used - Very Good Very Good 
Previous owner's name inside front cover. No other marks or writing observed in text. Dust jacket in near fine. Binding tight and square. Appears unread. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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13 Derek Hirst Authority and Conflict England, 1603-1658 (New History of England)
Harvard University Press October 1988 0674052919 / 9780674052918 Trade Paperback Used - Very Good 
Previous owner's name inside front cover. No other marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Appears unread. 
Price: 10.75 USD
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14 J. M. Wallace-Hadrill Barbarian West: The Early Middle Ages, A. D. 400-1000
Harpercollins College Div June 1962 0061310611 / 9780061310614 Trade Paperback Used - Good 
Previous owner's name and green mark on inside front cover. Some writing, underlining and brackets observed on approx. 15 pages in text. Binding tight and square. 
Price: 4.25 USD
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15 Michael D. Bailey Battling Demons: Witchcraft, Heresy, and Reform in the Late Middle Ages (Magic in History)
Penn State University Press January 2003 0271022264 / 9780271022260 Trade Paperback Used - Very Good 
Previous owner's name and green mark on inside front cover. No other marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Appears unread. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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16 Samuel Gregg Becoming Europe: Economic Decline, Culture, and How America Can Avoid a European Future
Encounter Books January 2013 1594036373 / 9781594036378 Hardcover Used - Very Good Very Good 
Dust jacket is clean. No writing or marks observed in the text. Binding is tight and square. 
Price: 12.95 USD
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17 R.B. Wernham Before The Armada: The Emergence Of The English Nation, 1485-1588
W.W. Norton Publishing January 1966 B000P0YCTU Soft Cover Used - Good 
Cover is in okay condition except for some scuffs from label removal and horizontal line on back. Previous owner's name plate on inside front cover, name and address on flyleaf. No other writing or marks observed in the text. Binding is tight and square. 
Price: 3.95 USD
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18 Peter Mason Blood and Iron
Penguin Books February 1985 0140071490 / 9780140071498 Soft Cover Used - Very Good 
No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. 
Price: 2.95 USD
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19 Chiara Frugoni Books, Banks, Buttons: And Other Inventions from the Middle Ages
Columbia University Press April 2005 0231128134 / 9780231128131 Soft Cover Used - Like New 
CLEAN!! No marks. Might as well be new. Appears unread. ...................... Once regarded by historians as a period of intellectual stagnation, the Middle Ages were actually a time of extraordinary cultural and technological innovation. This entertaining romp through the inventions of the period tells the story of the first appearance of dozens of items and ideas of lasting significance. From this misunderstood age we get our buttons, our underwear, and our trousers; we entertain ourselves with medieval playing cards, tarot cards, and chess. It was during the Middle Ages that domesticated cats first found their way into our houses, along with glazed windows, dining tables and chairs, and fireplaces. Numerous labor-saving devices originated then as well, including the wheelbarrow, the windmill and watermill, and the effective use of the horse. War became more deadly with the introduction of gunpowder, while travel over water became less so thanks to the compass and the rudder. Time itself emerged into recognizably modern form, with the advent of clocks?based on the escapement mechanism?that measured hours of equal length independent of the changing seasons. More cosmic notions of time developed as well, as the new realm of purgatory broke the traditional dichotomy of heaven and hell. Even Santa Claus first captured the imagination of children during the Middle Ages. Ranging from the invention of eyeglasses (by a now-forgotten layperson who sought to keep his methods secret, the better to profit from them) to the creation of the fork (at first regarded as an instrument of diabolical perversion but embraced when it helped people handle another invention of the age, pasta), this beautifully illustrated volume is a fitting tribute to an era from which we still benefit today. 
Price: 7.95 USD
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20 Michael Clarke, Philip A. G. Sabin British Defence Choices for the Twenty-First Century (A Centre for Defence Studies book)
Brassey's (UK) Ltd November 1993 1857530888 / 9781857530889 Hardcover Used - Very Good Very Good 
Binding is tight and square. Dust jacket is clean with minor shelf wear. Previous owner's name and green mark on the front inside cover. No other marks or writing observed in the text. 
Price: 4.49 USD
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