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Post by boswellbaxter » Thu September 15th, 2011, 9:30 pm

I got Kathleen Parr: Complete Works and Correspondence by Janel Mueller. Great book; it covers lots more than its title indicates.

Also got Red Queen, White Queen by Maureen Peters. I was disappointed to find that this wasn't set during the Wars of the Roses, but is about Henry I of England's queens. This is an ex-library edition; a patron took it upon himself or herself to mark all of the typos in the book, of which there are many.
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Post by SonjaMarie » Fri September 16th, 2011, 2:37 am

The World Encyclopedia of Archaeology: The World's Most Significant Sites and Cultural Treasures by Dr. Aedeen Cremin

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Post by Misfit » Sat September 17th, 2011, 7:12 pm

Went to the Friend of library sale today at my local branch. Got Shadow of the Moon and Tradewind by MM Kaye in HB, pristine condition, a Dorothy Eden novel, a civil war trilogy and a 1956 edition of Anya Seton's Katherine. All for a whopping $3.50. There's a lovely geneological chart inside the Seton book, I'll scan next week and post a copy here.
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Post by Misfit » Sun September 18th, 2011, 10:14 pm

Went back today for the stuff everything you can in a bag for $3 library sale today. Have a bunch of Laurie McBain and Jennifer Blake romances, plus some Philippa Carr who I did not realize was Plaidy/Holt until I got home. I have no idea where these books are going to go... :eek: :eek: :eek:
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Post by boswellbaxter » Thu September 22nd, 2011, 2:39 am

I got The Making of a King: A Biography of the Young Man Who Became James VI by Caroline Bingham today, as well as John Edwards' new biography of Mary I.
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Post by princess garnet » Thu September 22nd, 2011, 7:02 pm

[quote=""boswellbaxter""]John Edwards' new biography of Mary I.[/quote]
I'd like to get that when it comes out in softback.

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Post by SonjaMarie » Thu September 22nd, 2011, 7:34 pm

I'm only on Edward I in my Kings/Queens challenge, so it'll be next year before I even reach the Tudors. But if it's a really good book on her, it might be the one I read.

When ever I read the name John Edwards, I think of someone else entirely, LOL!

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Post by boswellbaxter » Thu September 22nd, 2011, 8:18 pm

[quote=""SonjaMarie""]
When ever I read the name John Edwards, I think of someone else entirely, LOL!

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Yup, me too!
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Post by Brenna » Fri September 23rd, 2011, 1:10 pm

[quote=""SonjaMarie""]I'm only on Edward I in my Kings/Queens challenge, so it'll be next year before I even reach the Tudors. But if it's a really good book on her, it might be the one I read.
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What book are you reading on Edward I? Just curious! I'm wanting to get a book on Edward III, but not sure which one yet.
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Post by SonjaMarie » Fri September 23rd, 2011, 2:53 pm

[quote=""Brenna""]What book are you reading on Edward I? Just curious! I'm wanting to get a book on Edward III, but not sure which one yet.[/quote]

The one by Michael Prestwich, just called "Edward I", it part of the Yale English Monarchs series.

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