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  • WOMEN OF ASHDOON: Bridges Over Time, Book III (Three.) by Anand, Valerie.
    Anand, Valerie.
    WOMEN OF ASHDOON: Bridges Over Time, Book III (Three.)

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1993.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Well-researched and fascinating historical novel,set in 15th and 16th century England, during the time of the Tudors. 373 pp.

    Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket (closed tear to front cover of dj.)

    Book ID: 50444
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  • Lord Russell of Liverpool.
    HENRY OF NAVARRE: Henry IV of France.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: Praeger, 1969. dj. Hardcover - History of Henry IV, the first of the Bourbon kings of France who succeeded to the throne in 1589. Illustrated. Chronology, short bibliography and index. 206 pages.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 16269
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  • THE SERPENT AND THE MOON: Two Rivals for the Love of a Renaissance King. by Princess Michael of Kent.
    Princess Michael of Kent.
    THE SERPENT AND THE MOON: Two Rivals for the Love of a Renaissance King.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2004) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A Biography of Henri II (1519-1559), Catherine de Medici (1519-1589), and Diane de Poitiers (1499-1566). "Set against the stunning backdrop of Renaissance France and peopled by the titans of European history, [this] is a true story of love, war, intrigue, betrayal, and persecution. At its heart is one of the world's great love stories: the life-long devotion of King Henri II of France to Diane de Poiters." SIGNED by the author Marie Christine (Her Royal Highness Princess Michael of Kent) on title page. Illustrated with many photographs, including a section in full color. Includes an author's note, map, family tree, chronology, bibliography, index. xii, 405 pp plus illustration credits. ISBN: 0-743251040.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 79677
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  • (Smith, William) Sasek, Lawrence A., editor.
    THE POEMS OF WILLIAM SMITH.

    Edition: First printing.

    Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1970. dj. Hardcover first edition - Only 2 works by this Elizabethean poet are known to survive, andboth are printed in this attractively designed volume which attempts to be as close to the original publication of "Chloris" as modern typography permits. "Chloris" which consists of 53 poems, 49 of them sonnets, was originally published in 1596, but only 2 copies remain - the other poems only exist in original manuscript form. Edited and with an introduction by Lawrence Sasek.

    Condition: Fine in a price-clipped, but otherwise fine, dj.

    Book ID: 11487
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