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The French Revolution

By: Carlyle, Thomas

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Modern Library:

Seller ID: BB0241355

ISBN: 0375760229

Condition: g

The book that established Thomas Carlyle's reputation when first published in 1837, this spectacular historical masterpiece has since been accepted as the standard work on the subject. It combines a shrewd insight into character, a vivid realization of the picturesque, and a singular ability to bring the past to blazing life, making it a reading experience as thrilling as any novel. As John D. Rosenberg observes in his Introduction, "The French Revolution" is "one of the... View more info

To the Scaffold

By: Erickson, Carolly

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York : W. Morrow and Co., c1991.:

Seller ID: BB0242549

ISBN: 0688073018

Condition: vg/vg

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To the Scaffold

By: Erickson, Carolly

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York : W. Morrow and Co., c1991.:

Seller ID: BB0242565

ISBN: 0688073018

Condition: vg

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Love and Louis XIV

By: Fraser, Antonia

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York : Nan A. Talesee/Doubleday, c2006.,:

Seller ID: BB0244657

ISBN: 0385509847

Condition: VG/VG

The self-proclaimed Sun King, Louis XIV ruled over the most glorious and extravagant court in seventeenth-century Europe. Now, Antonia Fraser goes behind the well-known tales of Louis's accomplishments and follies, exploring in riveting detail his intimate relationships with women. The king's mother, Anne of Austria, had been in a childless marriage for twenty-two years before she gave birth to Louis XIV. A devout Catholic, she instilled in her son a strong sense of ... View more info

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The man who broke Napoleon's codes

By: Urban, Mark

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, 2001.:

Seller ID: BB0238359

ISBN: 006018891X

Condition: vg/vg

History books report -- and rightly so -- that it was the strategic and intelligence-gathering brilliance of the Duke of Wellington (who began his military career as Arthur Wellesley) that culminated in Britain's defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo in 1815. Nearly two hundred years later, many of General Wellesley's subordinates are still remembered for their crucial roles in these historic campaigns. But Lt. Col. George Scovell is not among them."The Man Who Broke ... View more info

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Rites of Peace

By: Zamoyski, Adam

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Harper Perennial:

Seller ID: BB0256069

ISBN: 006077519X

Condition: vg

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