Historical Biography

Historical Biography

Historical Biography

Historical Biography

Biographies of pre-20th century characters like Nelson, Napoleon to Buddha or Ghengis Khan.

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TURNER: The Extraordinary Life and Momentous Times
FRANNY MOYLE    Book Number: 88546
Published price: $35
Bibliophile price: £11.00
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Turner was one of the greatest painters the world has known, turning his back on 18th century formality to create his unique almost Impressionistic style that bursts out of canvases such as "Rain, ...
CARAVAGGIO: Life & Times
PATRICK HUNT    Book Number: 87739
Published price: £14.99
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Beautifully illustrated in colour, this is one of the excellent Life & Times series published by Haus Publishing with beautiful layout and colour typography and colour plates. More articles, books...
NOTEBOOKS OF LEONARDO DA VINCI
LEONARDO DA VINCI    Book Number: 88568
Published price: £16.99
Bibliophile price: £9.99
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Arguably the central figure of the Renaissance, it is extraordinary that we have an unparalleled set of documents which illuminate Leonardo Da Vinci's thought processes, interests and deepest belie...
PATRIOT OR TRAITOR: The Life and Death of Sir Walter Ralegh
ANNA BEER    Book Number: 88495
Published price: £18.99
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A combination of striking good looks, dazzling talent and naked ambition enabled Sir Walter Ralegh to rise through the ranks as a soldier and become captain of the guard to Queen Elizabeth I. His c...
QUEENS OF THE CONQUEST: England's Medieval Queens - Book One
ALISON WEIR    Book Number: 88497
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £9.00
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Three of England's five Norman Queens between 1066 and 1154 were called Matilda, and a fourth was called Maud, a variant of the same name. The fifth was Adeliza of Louvain. Four of the queens were ...
WANTED: The Outlaw Lives of Billy the Kid and Ned Kelly
ROBERT UTLEY    Book Number: 88504
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A renowned biographer compares the lives and times of American outlaw Billy the Kid and his Australian counterpart Ned Kelly and the stories behind the exploits of these two notorious young outlaws...
GAINSBOROUGH: A Portrait
JAMES HAMILTON    Book Number: 89170
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Thomas Gainsborough, the 18th century British painter whose masterpieces track the different fashions in painting. He painted everything from stiff-necked, formal and doll-like figures in portraits...
JOHN LAW: A Scottish Adventurer in the Eighteenth Century
JAMES BUCHAN    Book Number: 89115
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At the peak of his reputation in 1720, a period lasting just over 100 days, John Law was the most powerful man in France after the Regent, the Duke of Orléans. He was also the richest private citi...
WHITE KING: Charles I, Traitor, Murderer, Martyr
LEANDA DE LISLE    Book Number: 88959
Published price: $30
Bibliophile price: £10.00
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Winner of the HWA Crown for Best Work of Historical Non-Fiction 2018 Times Book of the Year 2018. Less than forty years after the golden age of Elizabeth I, England was at war with itself. The bloo...
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