2 edition of British 1st"s found in the catalog.
by British 1st"s Publishing
Written in English
Queen of England from She was the eldest daughter of Henry VIII by Catherine of Aragón. When Edward VI died, Mary secured the crown without difficulty in spite of the conspiracy to substitute Lady Jane Grey. In Mary married Philip II of Spain, and as a devout Roman Catholic obtained the restoration of papal supremacy and sanctioned. I read one of these British books–probably Absolute Zero, which is not the first book in the series–at my local library in upstate New York sometime in the early-mid 90s, and absolutely loved the humor, which is unlike any American novel I’ve ever read. When we took a family trip to London the following winter, I found the entire series.
If one looks at the enormity of the work carried out at both the British phase of South Cadbury and Wansdyke, it is clear that the south-west British magnates, who later became the kings, had enough culture and resources to have such a work like the Vergilius Romanus produced. If all the above is correct, it would be the first British book. Walking on Ice. (Mustang, Oklahoma): Tate Publishing, () 1st edition. Signed and inscribed by the author in on the half-title page. A coming of age novel of a young girl.
Both the U.S. and British editions were originally published as six individual books between and Today, jacketed first editions are remarkably scarce - jacketed U.S. editions even more so. Perhaps most scarce is the original U.S. publisher's slipcase for the first editions; Charles Scribner's Sons originally issued the two Seller Rating: % positive. A good rule of thumb is that if a book on British History compiles the years between the fall of the Western Roman Empire and the Norman conquest into only a couple chapters, it isn't a very good book and it is likely to treat potentially legendary accounts such as Hengest and Horsa as fact and, even worse, will probably adopt the.
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