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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DAUGHTERS OF THE WINTER QUEEN: Four Remarkable Sisters
NANCY GOLDSTONE    Book Number: 87209
Published price: $30
Bibliophile price: £10.00
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Elizabeth of Bohemia, the Winter Queen, was the daughter of James I of England and the granddaughter of Mary Queen of Scots. With such a pedigree it was important that she should be married appropr...
THOMAS TELFORD: Master Builder of Roads and Canals
ANTHONY BURTON    Book Number: 87216
Published price: £19.99
Bibliophile price: £12.00
Product format: Hardback

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Thomas Telford, the "Colossus of Roads", grew up in remote Eskdale but had the good fortune to be apprenticed to the Duke of Buccleuch as a mason on his estate at Langholm. The Duke was an "improv...
HOW TO BE COOL
THOMAS W. HODGKINSON    Book Number: 87341
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Paperback

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'150 Essential Idols, Ideals And Other Cool S***' is the sub-title of this multi biography of public figures from William Blake (1757-1827) and Coco Chanel (1883-1971), Charlie Parker (1920-55), Ni...
NELSON THE COMMANDER
GEOFFREY BENNETT    Book Number: 87377
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Paperback

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One of the renowned Pen & Sword Military Classics first published in 1972 and here in paperback reprint. Two centuries after his death, does Nelson still deserve his reputation as one of the world...
MARY S. LOVELL    Book Number: 82666
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £6.50
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How did Bess, born in 1527 to a gentleman farmer and his wife, rise to become a wealthy, powerful woman who numbered Queen Elizabeth I amongst her friends? In this well-researched and highly readab...
EINSTEIN'S GREATEST MISTAKE: The Life of A Flawed Genius
DAVID BODANIS    Book Number: 87462
Published price: £10.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Paperback

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A perceptive biography which shows how a genius fell out of favour with the scientific world. Widely considered the greatest genius of all time, Albert Einstein revolutionised our understanding of...
PRINCE WHO BEAT THE EMPIRE
MOIN MIR    Book Number: 87419
Published price: £18.99
Bibliophile price: £6.50
Product format: Hardback

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Sub-titled 'How an Indian Ruler Took on the Might of the East India Company', here is an acclaimed history of empire and resistance and the moving story of the rebel prince who beat the world's mos...
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