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Nicholas II; Last of the Tsars

By: Ferro, Marc

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Oxford Univ Press: 1993

Seller ID: kb008429

ISBN: 0195081927

Condition: Very Good


305 pp. light edge wear to jacket & boards; A figure surrounded by myth and speculation, at the center of one of history's most cataclysmic events--the Russian Revolution--Nicholas II remains haunting and enigmatic. Now one of France's most eminent historians presents a biography that goes beyond the lies and half-lies surrounding Nicholas's reign to provide an evocative portrait of this most mysterious ruler. Illustrations. View more info

Jane Boleyn: The True Story of the Infamous Lady Rochford

By: Fox, Julia

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 2007-12-26

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: kb016975

ISBN: 0345485416

Condition: Very Good


379 pages; slight edge wear to jacket and boards; For centuries, little beyond rumor and scandal has been associated with "the infamous Lady Rochford" and sister-in-law of the doomed Anne Boleyn. Historian Fox sets the record straight and restores dignity to this much-maligned figure whose life and reputation were taken from her. View more info

Eleni

By: Gage, Nicholas

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 1985

Seller ID: kb009578

ISBN: 0345324943

Condition: Good


623 pages; ex-library with usual markings, some edge wear, spine creasing; story of love, deceit, and betrayal, set in Greece during the civil wars of the late 1940s. Eleni Gatzoyiannis was murdered by Communist partisans in 1948 for refusing to allow her children to be conscripted into their band. Her son Nicholas escaped to America as a result and grew up to become a distinguished journalist. Many years after his mother's death, he returns to Greece to learn how his mother met her fate, and to come to grips with his loss. View more info

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More Than Conquerors

By: Gilbert, Ariadne

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Century Co.: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: kb015216

Condition: Very Good


423 pages; some wear to extremities, corners bumped, binding shaken; b&w frontis of Sir Walter Scott; illustrated in b&w throughout; View more info

Napoleon

By: Markham, Felix

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Signet: 1966-10-01

Seller ID: kb017102

ISBN: 0451626532

Condition: Good


304 pages; spine creasing, edge wear, pages tanned; A magnificent reconstruction of Napoleon's life and legend written by a distinguished Oxford scholar. View more info

Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love

By: Sobel, Dava

Price: $2.78

Publisher: New York, Penguin Books: 2000

Seller ID: kb010997

ISBN: 0140280553

Condition: Good


420 pages; edge wear, crease in cover; Drawing from over 100 recently translated letters, this historical account chronicles the life of the Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei by examining his relationship with his eldest daughter, Virginia, a cloistered nun. This biography places their correspondence in historical context, detailing the religious and political climate of Galileo's time that led to his eventual conviction in 1633 for defending the Copernican system. A New York Times Notable Book for 1999 View more info