Anyone know where I can get hold of A Pride of Bastards?

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Anyone know where I can get hold of A Pride of Bastards?

Postby Marcus Woodhouse » Sun Jul 05, 2009 2:38 pm

Which is all about the Beauforts during the 15th centuryand their part in the Wars of the Roses.
As with The Popinjays, this is a book that I had asked for back in May and my wife had ordered as a birthday present from Amazon.
Just as with that book in never turned up and I have since been told that it is no longer in print.
Does anyone have a copy that they would be willing to loan or sell? (Or maybe even swop for something that I already have)?
Have a think on it anyhow.


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Postby Mark P. » Fri Jul 17, 2009 7:40 pm



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Postby Marcus Woodhouse » Mon Jul 20, 2009 12:52 pm

Thanks Mark.
£12 is a shade pricey so I'm going to keep on looking.


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Postby GOK » Mon Jul 20, 2009 5:56 pm

Oxbow apparently has it for £7.99

http://www.oxbowbooks.com/bookinfo.cfm/ ... tion/Oxbow

The Deceivers (also by Geoffrey) is excellent, as is The Lordly Ones. Such a shame he is no longer with us - was such a lovely man.



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Postby Marcus Woodhouse » Mon Jul 20, 2009 8:51 pm

Will give that a go. Never heard of them before (Oxbow that is).


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Postby GOK » Tue Jul 21, 2009 12:04 pm

Marcus Woodhouse wrote:Will give that a go. Never heard of them before (Oxbow that is).


Really? Oh, you're missing a trick there! Sign up for the mailshot, then every month or so, you'll get a very good paper catalogue through your letterbox, plus a lengthy newsletter. Both in themselves are good reads...but be warned, you may well find yourself in dog-with-four-lamppost territory!



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Postby Marcus Woodhouse » Tue Jul 21, 2009 12:18 pm

In the words of Our Lord "It is done."


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Postby Marcus Woodhouse » Wed Aug 12, 2009 7:42 pm

arrived while I was away.


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