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Charles: The Untold Story

By Benson, Ross

New York: St. Martin's Press, 1995-06. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 262 pages; spine creases, edge wear; Everyone knows the public Prince Charles, but few know the real Prince Charles or the true story of what tore him and Diana apart. Here, in a series of startling revelations, is an eye-opening portrait of Charles's disastrous marriage to Diana.

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The Ultimate Family: The Making of the Royal House of Windsor

By Pearson, John

New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 1987-04-23. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 429 pages; spine creasing, edge wear, some sticker residue on back cover;

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To the Scaffold: The Life of Marie Antoinette

By Erickson, Carolly

New York: William Morrow & Co, 1991-03. Hardcover. Very Good. 384 pages; light edge wear to boards, corners bumped; An esteemed historian writes about the most tragic figure of the ancien regimein the book To The Scaffold. Carolly Erickson provides an estimation of the lost queen that is psychologically acute, richly detailed and finally deeply tragic in its recounting of the last days of Marie Antoinette.

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The Greville Diary: Including Passages Hitherto Withheld from Publication (2 Volume Set)

By Wilson, Philip Whitwell (editor)

Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1927. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. 568 pages (Vol I.) & 602 pages (Vol. II); 3/4 blue leather w/ blue cloth. gilt design and lettering on spine, 5 raised bands; some light rubbing to the extremities, particularly on Vol II, corners bumped; interiors are very clean and neat, bindings tight and solid; both are ex-library with a pocket card on the rfep and a small library stamp on the title pages; Amid the journals which have instructed the mind and startled the senses of mankind, there are two which stand out preeminent, a class by themselves. Pepys is one, Greville the other.... So plain was [Greville's] meaning that hitherto many of his pages have been withheld from the public. In these volumes, there will be found for the first time, those passages thus suppressed and Greville is permitted to tell the whole of the truth as he saw it.Greville was the grandson of the Duke of Portland, who sat twice as Prime Minister. His career was Clerk of the Privy Council under King George IV, and Queen Victoria.

$60.00

Queen Elizabeth I - A Biography

By Neale, J. E

Garden City, NY: Anchor Books, 1957. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 424 pages; spine creasing, light edge wear, light soiling to white covers; For more than 50 years this biography has been one of the most comprehensive studies of Elizabeth's entire reign, including the wars with Spain, the long standing struggle with Mary, Queen of Scots, and her abortive marriage projects, plots and court intrigues.

$4.00