Buckingham : the Life and Poliical Career of George Villiers, First Duke of Buckingham 1592 - 1628
Lockyer, Roger

London & New York Longman 1981 First edition Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. Some fading to spine of dj. xix, 506 p. w/ chapter endnotes, bibliography, index. A detailed scholarly biography of this important English Renaissance aristicrat, opponent of Richelieu and politician, whose life was ended by an assassin's dagger in 1628 at the age of 35 (also depicted by Dumas in his famous novel the Three Musketeers). Very good Hardcover (Item ID: 17875)


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