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August 1914

1989 - Historical fiction - No preview available
General Samsonov and Colonel Vorotyntsev lead Russian soldiers into battle and subsequent defeat at the Battle of Tannenberg in 1914.
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All Creatures Great and Small

James Herriot - 1976 - Biography - No preview available
The first volume of the classic adventures and misadventures involving the young vet, James Herriot, in the Yorkshire Dales from 1937 onwards.
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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Pearl, and Sir Orfeo

1975 - Fiction - Limited preview
The scholar-fantacist offers faithful translations of the three classics of Medieval English verse
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King James Bible: 400th Anniversary Edition

2010 - Bibles - No preview available
Oxford is proud to announce a limited edition of the 1611 text of the King James Bible, with real leather binding, gilt edging, ribbon marker, gift presentation plate, and protective cloth slipcase. This is the most authoritative edition of the ...
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The Winter Queen

Boris Akunin - 2004 - Fiction - Limited preview
Moscow, May 1876: What would cause a talented young student from a wealthy family to shoot himself in front of a promenading public in the Alexander Gardens? Decadence and boredom, most likely, is what the commander of the Criminal Investigation ...
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The Riddle of the Sands: A Record of Secret Service

Erskine Childers - 1978 - Fiction - No preview available
A simple invitation to join his friend Davies on a yachting expedition in the Baltic is the beginning of an extraordinary and dangerous adventure for the bored and worldly but clever Carruthers. As the two of them navigate the waters and ...
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Majesty: Elizabeth II and the House of Windsor

Robert Lacey - 1977 - Biography & Autobiography - Snippet view
The Queen's personal life and her involvement in political crises are given equal attention in this detailed portrait of the British royal family in the twentieth century
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