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European History

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European History

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The Grand Turk - Sultan Mehmet II - Conqueror of Constantinople and Master of an Empire, Freely, John
1 The Grand Turk - Sultan Mehmet II - Conqueror of Constantinople and Master of an Empire
Freely, John. The Overlook Press, New York, 2009. first thus, Hardback, 234mm x 135mm green and black card boards over cloth spine, gilt titles, first thus, xvii prelims, 265+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Near Fine/Near Fine. Book is near fine. Dustwrapper is near fine. US edition of Biography of the Muslim conqueror who finally ended the Eastern Roman Empire in 1453. Catalogue: European History. Keywords: Mehmet, Ottoman, Constantinople, 1453. 7055

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Prince in Captivity - based on the memoirs and unpublished letters of Antoine Philippe d'Orleans, Duc de Montpensier 1775-1807, Hay, Malcolm
2 Prince in Captivity - based on the memoirs and unpublished letters of Antoine Philippe d'Orleans, Duc de Montpensier 1775-1807
Hay, Malcolm. Eyre & Spottiswoode, London, 1960. first edition, Hardback, 216mm x 144mm red cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 252pp. Good +/Good. Tiny mark to front board, spine and boards otherwise impressively clean. Book has been read and block edges show evidence of handling. Dustwrapper (now protected) has some shelfwear with chipping to edges. Memoirs of a French aristocrat who suffered imprisonment during the Revolution. Catalogue: European History. Keywords: France, Revolution, aristocrat. 7061

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April Blood - Florence and the Plot against the Medici, Martines, Lauro
3 April Blood - Florence and the Plot against the Medici
Martines, Lauro. Jonathan Cape, London, 2003. first edition, Hardback, 8vo black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition6th state, xviii prelims, 302pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Very Good/Very Good. Book has been read, block just a little wobbly, single tiny mark to right block edge, still very good condition. Dustwrapper spine is just a little bumped, else clean with minimal wear. Account of a failed 1478 plot to assassinate the two heads of the Medici family in Florence cathedral, revealing all the simmering political intrigue which led to the event, as well as the historic consequences of its (partial) failure. Catalogue: European History. Keywords: Medici, Florence, Lorenzo. 7020

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The Rise of the Dutch Republic - A History, Motley, John Lothrop
4 The Rise of the Dutch Republic - A History
Motley, John Lothrop. George Routledge & Sons, London, Hardback, 185mm x 121mm nar cloth boards, gilt titles, , ix, xi, viii prelims, 485, 527, 518pp. plus index, Good/NoWrapper. Three-volume set of books has been read - some darkening and grubby edgewear to block, spines and boards bumped, colour of spines with small stains to vols. 1 and 3. Binding tight throughout. Very isolated pencil notes No date or edition given for this comprehensive history of the nascent Dutch nation, but internal and external evidence suggests publication c.1870-1890. Catalogue: European History. Keywords: Holland, Orange, republic, Spain This book is unusually heavy or large and may attract a higher postage charge than automatically calculated on the website. If so we will make contact to agree any additional postal charges before completing any transaction.. 1223

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The United Netherlands, Motley, John Lothrop
5 The United Netherlands
Motley, John Lothrop. John Murray, London, 1875. Hardback, 184mm x 124mm maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, , xii, vii, viii, x prelims, 503, 535, 580, 563pp. plus index, plus advertisments,Good/NoWrapper. Four-volume set is generally bumped and worn, with fraying to spines, darkening to blocks whose edges are a little ragged. Fold-out map in v.1 present but creased. Binding tight, pages clean and unmarked. "New Edition" of Motley's massive history of the early Dutch nation from the death of William the Silent to the Twelve Years' Truce. Catalogue: European History. Keywords: Netherlands, Holland, Orange, Dutch This book is unusually heavy or large and may attract a higher postage charge than automatically calculated on the website. If so we will make contact to agree any additional postal charges before completing any transaction.. 1224

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The Life and Death of Louis XVI, Padover, Saul K.
6 The Life and Death of Louis XVI
Padover, Saul K.. Alvin Redman, London, 1965. first thus, Hardback, 220mm x 144mm blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, xiv prelims, 373pp. plus index, Good +++/Good +. Ends of spine bumped and faded, book has been read but pages still clean. Dustwrapper (now protected) has some wear to edges, light grubbiness to rear. First UK edition of 1963 biography of the French monarch who became the most high-profile victim of the Revolution's lust for blood. Catalogue: European History. Keywords: France, Revolution, Louis. 7057

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