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Brief Lives
John Aubry, Edited by Richard Barber

Full edition in modern spelling of Aubrey's racy portraits of great
figures of 16-17c England, from Sir Walter Raleigh to John Milton.

 

Margins of Insecurity
Minorites & International Security
Edited by Sam C. Nolutshungu

Responses to the problem of ensuring the safety of minority populations.

         

Nelson: the New Letters
Eedited by Colin White

One of the most acclaimed Nelson books to mark the bicentenary of Trafalgar, this collection of previously unpublished letters now makes its paperback début.


 

Particular Friends
The Correspondence of Samuel Pepys & John Evelyn
Edited by Guy de la Bédoyère

Intriguing insight into the minds of two exceptional men whose contribution to our understanding of 17th-century England is incalculable. SPECTATOR

         

The Buccaneer Rxplorer
William Dampier's Voyages
William Dampier, Edited by Gerald Norris

Dampier's observations and descriptions are as valid today as they were in the 17th century and this book is to be commended to anyone who is interested in the great early voyages of exploration. THE REVIEW.

 

The Conquest of the North Atlantic
G.J.Marcus

The story of how the fearsome Atlantic Ocean was explored by early sailors, including the Vikings, whose brilliant navigation matched their bravery.

         

The Diary of John Evelyn
John Evelyn, Edited by Guy de la Bédoyère

Evelyn was at the centre of English social and political life in the17c, friend of Charles II, member of Royal Society.


 

The Loss of the Wager
The Narratives of John Bulkeley& the Hon. John Byron
John Bulkeley, John Byron, Introduction by Alan Gurney

The Loss of the Wager  is an eighteenth century melodrama set in a ferociously inhospitable climate on one of the world's most remote and dangerous coastlines.

         

The Siege of Malta, 1565
Translated from the Spanish edition of 1568
Frabcusci Balbi di Correggio, Translated by Ernie Bradford

The story of one of the greatest-ever battles, a few men under the Knights of St John against a huge Turkish armada, written as witnessed by a participating soldier.