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Elizabeth the Great, Jenkins, Elizabeth
161 Jenkins, Elizabeth Elizabeth the Great
Coward-Mccann 1959 Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
A book that is used but still very attractive, WITH dustjacket ; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches


Price: 12.00 USD
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B029757; 316 pp hardcover, very good contents & dustjacket


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164 Kaus, Gina Catherine Portrait Of An Empress
Literary Guild Literary Guild 1935 First Edition hardcover 
B029912; 384, Illus good, poor dj(pces missing, tears)cloth at spine bottom chipped


Price: 7.50 USD
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165 Kaus, Gina Catherine: The Portrait of an Empress
Viking Viking 1935 1st ed hardcover 
B029758; 384 pp, illus. with photos very good contents, no dustjacket, covers good


Price: 9.00 USD
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166 Kelley, Kitty Royals
Warner Books> C/O Little Br 1997 0446517127 / 9780446517126 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
1.9 x 9.1 x 6.5 Inches; 547 pages;

They are the most chronicled family on the face of the globe. Their every move attracts headlines. Scores of books have tried and failed to penetrate the royal facade. Now Kitty Kelley has gone behind palace walls to provide the first three-dimensional, comprehensive, and evenhanded portrait of the men and women who make up the British Royal family.

Kelley spent more than four years investigating the royal family. In addition to meticulous research into documented sources, she conducted hundreds of exclusive interviews with past and present employees of the royal household, royal friends and relations, courtiers, members of Parliament, and other intimate observers, raising the curtain on this most secretive family.

Here are lonely royal children brought up without a proper education in isolated and artificial surroundings, twentieth-century adolescents with nineteenth-century touchstones. Here are the sexual ambiguities, the alcoholism, gambling, and womanizing that were common in the House of Windsor long before Prince Charles married Lady Diana Spencer. No one is spared; here are the scandals of the last decades: the doomed marriages, and the husbands, wives, lovers and children caught in their wake and damaged beyond repair.

Illuminating the Windsors' arrogance, naïveté, and lusts as well as hard work, dedication, and ability to survive the most humiliating disclosures, The Royals is Kitty Kelley's richest, most iconoclastic, historically significant, and compelling work.


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167 Kelley, Kitty Royals
Warner Books Warner Books 1997 0446517127 / 9780446517126 3rd prtg Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
B030039; 547 pp hardcover, near fine in near fine dustjacket


Price: 7.75 USD
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168 Kelly, Amy Eleanor of Aquitaine & The Four Kings
Harvard University PRESS 1978 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
B029749; Ex-Library; vg, dj fair


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169 Kelly, Amy Eleanor Of Aquitaine & The Four Kings
Harvard University Press 1963 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
B029850; 427 pp;g/g-dj;clean ex-lib


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170 Kelly, Amy Eleanor Of Aquitaine & The Four Kings
Howard Univ Press Howard Univ Press 1981 hardcover 
B029872; 427 hardcover, good contents & dustjacket,


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171 Kelly, Amy Eleanor of Aquitaine and the Four Kings
Harvard University Press 1950 0674242505 / 9780674242500 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
442 pages;

The story of that amazingly influential and still somewhat mysterious woman, Eleanor of Aquitaine, has the dramatic interest of a novel. She was at the very center of the rich culture and clashing politics of the twelfth century. Richest marriage prize of the Middle Ages, she was Queen of France as the wife of Louis VII, and went with him on the exciting and disastrous Second Crusade. Inspiration of troubadours and trouvères, she played a large part in rendering fashionable the Courts of Love and in establishing the whole courtly tradition of medieval times. Divorced from Louis, she married Henry Plantagenet, who became Henry II of England. Her resources and resourcefulness helped Henry win his throne, she was involved in the conflict over Thomas Becket, and, after Henry's death, she handled the affairs of the Angevin empire with a sagacity that brought her the trust and confidence of popes and kings and emperors.

Having been first a Capet and then a Plantagenet, Queen Eleanor was the central figure in the bitter rivalry between those houses for the control of their continental domains--a rivalry that excited the whole period: after Henry's death, her sons, Richard Coeur-de-Lion and John "Lackland" (of Magna Charta fame), fiercely pursued the feud up to and even beyond the end of the century. But the dynastic struggle of the period was accompanied by other stirrings: the intellectual revolt, the struggle between church and state, the secularization of literature and other arts, the rise of the distinctive urban culture of the great cities. Eleanor was concerned with all the movements, closely connected with all the personages; and she knew every city from London and Paris to Byzantium, Jerusalem, and Rome. Miss Kelly's story of the queen's long life--the first modern biography brings together more authentic information about her than has ever been assembled before and reveals in Eleanor a greatness of vision, an intelligence, and a political sagacity that have been missed by those who have dwelt on her caprice and frivolity. It also brings to life the whole period in whose every aspect Eleanor and her four kings were so intimately and influentially involved. Miss Kelly tells Eleanor's absorbing story as it has long waited to be told--with verve and style and a sense of the quality of life in those times, and yet with a scrupulous care for the historic facts.


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172 Kent, Princess Michael of Crowned in a Far Country Portraits of Eight Royal Brides
Touchstone 2007 0743296370 / 9780743296373 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
0.8 x 9.1 x 6.1 Inches; 224 pages; Though of eminent birth and status in their own right, the women of Crowned in a Far Country all left the countries of their birth to marry heirs to great thrones. They all shared an inbred sense of duty and a genuine desire to see it performed. None fought against what she saw as her destiny but only sought to fulfill it. Some were passionate, others less so. Some were good wives; some were caring mothers. They were all catalysts, the pivots of their worlds for a time.

More than just a window into the politics and power brokering of royal marriage, Crowned in a Far Country charts the transformations of privileged princesses into women of power and historical importance.


Price: 7.00 USD

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173 Kenyon, F. W. Emperors Lady: A Novel Based on The Life of the Empress Josephine
Thomas Y. Crowell Company 1952 Hardcover 
good condition with minor soiling; LIB2958004319; 501 pages


Price: 5.00 USD
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174 Kesten, Hermann Ferdinand & Isabella
A. A. Wyn 1946 Hardcover 
good condition with minor soiling; LIB2958009877


Price: 9.25 USD
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175 King Albert King Alberts Book
Hearsts International Hearsts International N.D. hardcover 
B029754; 187 pp, covers show some edgewear, illus hardcover, good, but front hinge starting to crack, no dust jack


Price: 62.50 USD
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176 King, Greg The Last Empress The Life and Times of Alexandra Feodorovna, Tsarina of Russia
Citadel 1994 1559722118 / 9781559722117 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
1.6 x 9.1 x 6.1 Inches; 431 pages


Price: 19.50 USD
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177 King, Greg & Penny Wilson The Fate of the Romanovs
Wiley 2003 0471207683 / 9780471207689 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
2.2 x 9.29 x 6.38 Inches; 672 pages


Price: 37.50 USD
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178 Kinross, Lord Windsor Years, The
Penguin, Books Penguin, Books 1967 softcover 
B029955; 301 pp, very good contents, photos softcover, very good contents & wraps, minor edge wear & creases


Price: 10.00 USD
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179 Knight, Ruth Ad Treasured One
Dutton Dutton 1957 
B029826; Vg, 1st ed.


Price: 6.25 USD
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Ivan The Terrible, Koslow, Jules
180 Koslow, Jules Ivan The Terrible
W. H. Allen 1961 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket 
X X ; 285 pages


Price: 8.50 USD
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