Fraser, Antonia: Wives of Henry VIII, The

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Fraser, Antonia : Wives of Henry VIII, The

Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1992

FIRST PRINTING of the First American Edition (stated). A fascinating biographical coverage of the many wives of English King Henry VIII, discussing the period of the Plantagenets and the world of that time, the Henry's lusts and paranoias, how and why each came to wed him but met untimely ends at his hands, what life was like for women and girls fo the period, expectations both in and out of matrimony, the traditional 'rights' or privileges of kings during this time, much more. A finely written scholarly work. Hardcover with dust jacket, genealological chart, illustrations, notes, references, indexed, 479pp. A nice copy, the jacket neatly encased in an acid-free archival protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Book. Book Condition: Very Good+. Binding: Hardcover. Jacket: Very Good

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