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Product Description: One of the most charismatic leaders to sit on the English throne Charismatic, insatiable, and cruel, Henry VIII was, as John Guy shows, a king who became mesmerized by his own legend—and in the process destroyed and remade England...read more

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9780141977126 | Penguin Uk, November 1, 2015, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: One of the most charismatic leaders to sit on the English throne Charismatic, insatiable, and cruel, Henry VIII was, as John Guy shows, a king who became mesmerized by his own legend—and in the process destroyed and remade England.

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9780394876658, titled "Fun With Numbers: Grade One" | Random House Childrens Books, March 1, 1986, cover price $2.99 | also contains Fun With Numbers: Grade One | About this edition: What better way to learn about reading and math than with the help of Lowly Worm, Huckle Cat, and the rest of the Scarry merry menagerie!

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Product Description: When a cruise ship wrecks off the Costa Brava, Tani’s world is turned upside down. A dancer on the ship, she struggles to save passengers while the Captain bungles the evacuation. Ed is a journalist who sent his parents on the ill-fated cruise...read more

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9781515339366 | Createspace Independent Pub, August 26, 2015, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: When a cruise ship wrecks off the Costa Brava, Tani’s world is turned upside down.

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Product Description: COSTA AWARD FINALIST  ECONOMIST BOOK OF THE YEAR  FINANCIAL TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR Film rights acquired by Gold Circle Films, the team behind My Big Fat Greek Wedding“A fresh, thrilling portrait… Guy’s Elizabeth is deliciously human...read more

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9780670786022 | Viking Pr, May 3, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: COSTA AWARD FINALIST  ECONOMIST BOOK OF THE YEAR  FINANCIAL TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR Film rights acquired by Gold Circle Films, the team behind My Big Fat Greek Wedding“A fresh, thrilling portrait… Guy’s Elizabeth is deliciously human.
9780670922253 | Gardners Books, April 1, 2015, cover price $38.70 | About this edition: COSTA AWARD FINALIST  ECONOMIST BOOK OF THE YEAR Film rights acquired by Gold Circle Films, the team behind My Big Fat Greek Wedding.

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Product Description: Behind the facade of politics and pageantry at the Tudor court, there was a family drama. Nothing drove Henry VIII, England's wealthiest and most powerful king, more than producing a legitimate male heir and so perpetuating his dynasty...read more

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9780192840905 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 8, 2013, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Behind the facade of politics and pageantry at the Tudor court, there was a family drama.

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9780198700876 | Reissue edition (Oxford Univ Pr, January 15, 2015), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Behind the facade of politics and pageantry at the Tudor court, there was a family drama.

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Product Description: A fresh and exciting exploration of Southeast Asian history from the 5th to 9th century, seen through the lens of the region's sculpture Numerous Hindu and Buddhist kingdoms flourished in Southeast Asia from the 5th to the 9th century, yet until recently few concrete details were known about them...read more

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9780300204377 | Metropolitan Museum of Art, May 6, 2014, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: A fresh and exciting exploration of Southeast Asian history from the 5th to 9th century, seen through the lens of the region's sculpture Numerous Hindu and Buddhist kingdoms flourished in Southeast Asia from the 5th to the 9th century, yet until recently few concrete details were known about them.

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Product Description: Green activist Simone struggles with her beliefs when she meets journalist Michiel, who shows her how an oil spill threatening Sicily is a bonanza for many locals. Compensation and clean-up money floods into the community, creating conflicts between politicians, the oil company, environmentalists and locals...read more

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9781494714246 | Createspace Independent Pub, February 23, 2014, cover price $11.99 | About this edition: Green activist Simone struggles with her beliefs when she meets journalist Michiel, who shows her how an oil spill threatening Sicily is a bonanza for many locals.

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Product Description: Excellent Book

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9780199674725 | 2 upd new edition (Oxford Univ Pr, October 1, 2013), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Excellent Book

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Product Description: Thanks to Showtime’s hit series The Tudors, (the fourth season is set to air in Spring 2010), interest in the perennially popular Royal family is at an all-time high, and this enlightening work will appeal to the many viewers eager to learn more about them...read more

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9781402775390 | Sterling Pub Co Inc, May 4, 2010, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Thanks to Showtime’s hit series The Tudors, (the fourth season is set to air in Spring 2010), interest in the perennially popular Royal family is at an all-time high, and this enlightening work will appeal to the many viewers eager to learn more about them.

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Product Description: Becket, black death, and the bishop killed with bones! And call off Christmas! The mayor who started a civil war riot! Lost treasures of the Church! The day the dissolution struck! Canterbury versus Hitler! The true story of how the city defied 10,000 bombs and a blitz! Canterbury has one of the most amazing histories in Britain...read more

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9780752497136 | Trafalgar Square, August 1, 2015, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Becket, black death, and the bishop killed with bones!

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Product Description: A global exploration of textile design and its far-reaching influence on aesthetics, commerce, and taste Beginning in the 16th century, the golden age of European navigation created a vigorous textile trade, and a breathtaking variety of textile designs subsequently spread across the globe...read more
By Amy Bogansky (contributor), Joyce Denney (contributor), Maria Joao Pacheco Ferreira (contributor), John Guy (contributor) and Amelia Peck (editor)

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9780300196986 | Metropolitan Museum of Art, September 24, 2013, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: A global exploration of textile design and its far-reaching influence on aesthetics, commerce, and taste Beginning in the 16th century, the golden age of European navigation created a vigorous textile trade, and a breathtaking variety of textile designs subsequently spread across the globe.

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Product Description: This fast-paced thriller follows Abdi, a Somali boy brought up in the UK, as he is sucked into a pirate gang in Somalia. Tension builds as Islamic militias and the pirates fight over a ship held to ransom while the shipowner and insurer stall over freeing the ship...read more

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9781626463776 | Booklocker.Com Inc, May 1, 2013, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: This fast-paced thriller follows Abdi, a Somali boy brought up in the UK, as he is sucked into a pirate gang in Somalia.
9781494886691 | 1 edition (Createspace Independent Pub, January 1, 2013), cover price $8.99

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Product Description: A revisionist new biography reintroducing readers to one of the most subversive figures in English history—the man who sought to reform a nation, dared to defy his king, and laid down his life to defend his sacred honor   Becket’s life story has been often told but never so incisively reexamined and vividly rendered as it is in John Guy’s hands...read more

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9781400069071 | Random House Inc, July 3, 2012, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: A revisionist new biography reintroducing readers to one of the most subversive figures in English history—the man who sought to reform a nation, dared to defy his king, and laid down his life to defend his sacred honor   Becket’s life story has been often told but never so incisively reexamined and vividly rendered as it is in John Guy’s hands.

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Product Description: From the winner of the 2004 Whitbread Biography Award and the Marsh Biography Award John Guy, comes "Thomas Becket", a lively and enlightening new study that brings a colossal figure of British history vividly to life. Behind the legend, there was a man...read more

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9780670918461 | Gardners Books, April 5, 2012, cover price $38.60 | About this edition: From the winner of the 2004 Whitbread Biography Award and the Marsh Biography Award John Guy, comes "Thomas Becket", a lively and enlightening new study that brings a colossal figure of British history vividly to life.

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Product Description: This vividly illustrated publication features 110 works by many of the most eminent painters in the history of Indian art. These remarkable paintings, dating from 1100 to 1900, were selected according to identifiable artists, and they refute the long-held view of anonymous authorship in Indian art...read more

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9780300175820 | Metropolitan Museum of Art, October 28, 2011, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: This vividly illustrated publication features 110 works by many of the most eminent painters in the history of Indian art.

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By John Guy (editor) and Regina Krahl

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9781588343055 | Smithsonian Inst Pr, March 8, 2011, cover price $65.00

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Product Description: Highlights the life of Sir Francis Drake and his accomplishments as an explorer, and describes his legacy in the field of exploration and in world history.
By Guy Croton (editor)

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9781848983045 | 1 edition (Black Rabbit Books, August 1, 2010), cover price $37.10 | also contains Drake & the Elizabethan Explorers | About this edition: Highlights the life of Sir Francis Drake and his accomplishments as an explorer, and describes his legacy in the field of exploration and in world history.

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Product Description: "An ingenious new presentation of an old history."―Fiberarts The dazzling cloths presented here are the visual record of one of the great untold stories of Asian design history: the trade in Indian textiles to Southeast and East Asia...read more

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9780500288290 | Thames & Hudson, October 5, 2009, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: "An ingenious new presentation of an old history.

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Product Description: Accompanied by both historic and contemporary photographs, this resource is a fascinating exploration of the historical background, people, and events that shaped the development of technologies for use in war and defense. Packed with facts and statistics on the history of combat through the ages, this guide offers a fantastic look into the technological advancements in battle, machinery, weapons, and vehicles...read more

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9781846962011 | Ticktock Pub Ltd, January 30, 2010, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Accompanied by both historic and contemporary photographs, this resource is a fascinating exploration of the historical background, people, and events that shaped the development of technologies for use in war and defense.

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Product Description: With the novelistic vividness that made his National Book Critics Circle Award finalist Queen of Scots “a pure pleasure to read” (Washington Post BookWorld), John Guy brings to life Thomas More and his daughter Margaret— his confidante and collaborator who played a critical role in safeguarding his legacy...read more

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9780618499151 | Houghton Mifflin, March 17, 2009, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: With the novelistic vividness that made his National Book Critics Circle Award finalist Queen of Scots “a pure pleasure to read” (Washington Post BookWorld), John Guy brings to life Thomas More and his daughter Margaret— his confidante and collaborator who played a critical role in safeguarding his legacy.

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Product Description: Illustrated with the V&A’s unrivaled collection of South Asian sculpture, this is the first book to look at Indian temple sculpture within its full context, from religion and ritual to architecture and iconography. John Guy examines the sculpture as an instrument of worship that embodies powerful religious experiences, and considers its cosmological meaning, its origins, the temple setting, and the role of sculpture within it, also revealing the vivid rituals and traditions still in practice today...read more

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9781851775095 | Victoria & Albert Pubns, June 1, 2007, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Illustrated with the V&A’s unrivaled collection of South Asian sculpture, this is the first book to look at Indian temple sculpture within its full context, from religion and ritual to architecture and iconography.

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