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Title: The Conquest of England
Description: Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, 1966. Stated First Edition. First Printing. Hard Cover. Publisher's full cream cloth, gilt lettering on green panels on spine, gilt lettering on cover, maps on endpapers, fore-edge deckle. Illustrated with maps and four glossy pages of photographs of scenes from the Bayeux Tapestry. Includes Bibliography and detailed Index. Eric Robert Russell Linklater (1899-1974) was a Welsh-born Scottish writer of novels and short stories, military history, and travel books. For "The Wind on the Moon," a children's fantasy novel, he won the 1944 Carnegie Medal from the Library Association for the year's best children's book by a British subject. Linklater served as rector of Aberdeen University in 194548 and received an honorary degree the following year. He was appointed CBE in 1954, served as deputy lieutenant of Ross and Cromarty county in 196873, and was elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh in 1971. Covers very lightly soiled, spine mildly sunned, otherwise fine; unmarked, tight, and square. VERY GOOD+. The Crossroads of World History Series Series. Maps. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (xiv), 318, (4-plates) pp. Very Good+ with no dust jacket .

Keywords: History England Norman Conquest William the Conqueror Illustrated Books History Military, Military History & Weapons

Price: US$ 20.00 Seller: Round Table Books, LLC
- Book number: 25132

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