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ACKROYD, Peter.
The Life of Thomas More.

Imprint: 1998
Edition: First Edition
Binding: Hardback

First edition. Chatto & Windus, London. 1998. Hardback with DW. 435 pages. Colour plates. Index. Very clean and sound.

Stock number: 88048.

Bookseller's details and sales conditions: Addyman Books

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Ackroyd, Peter
The Life of Thomas More

Imprint: London, Chatto and Windus, 1998
Edition: First Edition
Binding: Hardback , With Dust Jacket

8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. A Fine unmarked copy with VG dustjacket. 435 pages + 27 illustrations. Thomas More is one of the great figures in English history, but his life and career bear little resemblance to the myth of the saint or of 'the man for all seasons'. In this biography Peter Ackroyd reveals a man more troubled and more perplexing than that of any previous account, and offers a portrait as decisive as Holbein's famous drawing. **** NOT EX LIB **** *** A HEAVY VOLUME OF 0.93 KILO UNPACKED WEIGHT WHICH MAY REQUIRE EXTRA SHIPPING COST **** R1. Book Condition: Fine. Binding: Hard Cover. Jacket: Very Good

Stock number: 008043. ISBN: 1856197115

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ACKROYD**, PETER:
THE LIFE OF THOMAS MORE. [Author SIGNED copy.**]

Imprint: LONDON CHATTO & WINDUS,1998.
Edition: UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,SIGNED,1st edn.
Binding: Hardback , With Dust Jacket
Inscription: Author's signature - without dedication.

UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,SIGNED,1st edn.FINE/FINE. No owner inscrptn,but author's neat,handwritten, blue ink signature - without dedication - to title page,and no price-clip to dw/dj.Bright, crisp,clean,glossy laminated,colour pictorial subject illustrated dw/dj upper ppanel,with black+gold woodcut illustrated rear wrap; with negligible shelf-wear and creasing to edges and corners - no nicks or tears present.Top edge lightly dust-soiled with some miniscule foxing/ spotting,fore-edges lightly and sporadically spotted/foxed - less so than top edge - but generally bright and clean - contents bright, tight and near pristine - no dog-ear reading creases to any pages' corner tips - an unread copy? Publisher's bright,clean,sharp-cornered - apart from lightly bumped top,upper board's corner,original plain black cloth boards with bright,crisp,blocked gilt letters to spine/ backstrip and immaculate plain,dark green endpapers.UK,thickish 8vo HB+dw/dj,author SIGNED,1st edn,xi+1-434pp [paginated] includes list of illustrations,33 chapters,16pp b/w+ colour contemporary illus/plates in 2 blocks of 8pp apiece between pp148/9 (all b/w) and pp276/7 (majority colour - and 3 in b/w),source notes,a bibliography,and an index; plus [unpaginated] half-title,author SIGNED title page,a dedication,contents list/table, acknowledgements,and last page of index unpaginated. Thomas More is one of the great figures in English history,but his life and career bear little resemblance to the myth of the saint or of the 'man for all seasons'.In this remarkable new biography Peter Ackroyd reveals a man more troubled and more perplexing than that of any previous account. More was the most brilliant Englishman of his age,but one who remained guarded and silent in the matters that most concerned him.He was an eminent lawyer who wore a hair shirt and who,in the privacy of his library,whipped himself. More was a man of the Renaissance,the author of 'Utopia' and a supporter of the new learning; but he was also a profound traditionalist who gave his life in the service of the old faith.He was a man of great spirituality and deep piety; yet he was an ambitious and successful careerist who,as Lord Chancellor,dominated the court of Henry VIII. A magnificent achievement,'The Life of Thomas More' brings us closer to a man who has remained an enigma for 500 years.It offers a portrait as decisive as Holbein's famous drawing,while also brilliantly recreating the conditions of Catholic England at the end of the fifteenth century. Please contact seller,because of the heavier weight and value of this item,for correct, insured shipping/P+p quotes - particularly ALL overseas buyers - BEFORE ordering through the order page! N.B. ALL buyers please note,that stocks' actual shipping/P+p costs are adjusted and any difference is refunded,after order's receipt and before the order's despatch,especially if the item(s) are offered either P+p included/FREE. ** N.B. US/Canada customers please be aware: Standard AIRMAIL postage from UK to these destinations can now cost more than the price of any inexpensive book! If speed is not of the essence,then Economy rate is recommended - at approx. anything from a 1/3rd to 1/2 of the standard US AIR quote/rate - sometimes arriving sooner than the 42 days - but not always. **

Stock number: rja424712. ISBN: 1856197115.

Bookseller's details and sales conditions: R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY

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Ackroyd, Peter
The Life Of Thomas More

Imprint: London, Vintage, 1999
Edition: 4th Printing
Binding: Paperback

435pp. B&W and Color Illustrations. Trade PB. Front cover bottom corner lightly creased . Saint Thomas More (1477? -1535) , was a great English author, statesman, and scholar. He served as lord chancellor, the highest judicial official in England, from 1529 to 1532. But More resigned because he opposed King Henry VIII's plan to annul his marriage to the queen. More was beheaded in 1535 for refusing to accept the king as head of the English church and has become an example of the individual who places conscience above the claims of secular authority. The Roman Catholic Church declared him a saint in 1935. In 2000, the church named him patron saint of statesmen and politicians, 8vo, Very Good with no DJ

Stock number: 024718. ISBN: 0749386401

Bookseller's details and sales conditions: Chris Hartmann, Bookseller

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Ackroyd, Peter
The Life of Thomas More

Imprint: New York, Nan A. Talese / Doubleday, 1998
Edition: Later prt.
Binding: hardcover

Fine copy in fine dust jacket, 8vo, 447 pp.

Stock number: BOOKS054692I. ISBN: 9780385477093

Bookseller's details and sales conditions: Abacus Bookshop

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Ackroyd, Peter
The Life of Thomas More

Imprint: New York, Nan A. Talese / Doubleday, 1998
Edition: 1st
Binding: hardcover

Fine copy in fine dust jacket, 8vo, 447 pp.

Stock number: BOOKS056106I. ISBN: 9780385477093

Bookseller's details and sales conditions: Abacus Bookshop

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