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The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/0751537284/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_fq03ub0J76SBG

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Cambridge historian James Campbell has spent the last three years touring the globe with architectural photographer Will Pryce, to document and research the world's most magnificent libraries.

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“It was good to walk into a library again; it smelled like home.” ―Elizabeth Kostova,The Historian.►at Cairo International Book Fair.IG: @thereadingbee // @BookstagramersUnite

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A rare Tudor portrait of Margaret Beaufort, the formidable grandmother of Henry VIII, has been unveiled by the historian David Starkey at Hever Castle in Kent

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Old Pics Archive on

Bethnal Green. Minimal, cotton, linen, brick, plaster, wood, family, community. More at https://uk.pinterest.com/garylaundy/working-class-victorian-britain/

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Henry VIII & his wives ~ finally and exhaustively! All we have to add is that these three Queens were relatives ( Boleyn, Howard, Parr), all these three could be beheaded (Parr was very close to execution and murder), all these three were, probably, the most beloved wives of Henry VIII of England.

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Little is known of Horace Warner and nothing is known of his relationship to the nippers. Only 30 of these pictures survive, out of 240 he took in 1912 of the Spitalfields Nippers, East End London. They originally accompanied the annual reports of the charitable Bedford Institute, Quaker St, Spitalfields as illustrations of poverty, "but that is not the sum total of these beguiling photographs...spirited images of something more subtle and compelling, the elusive drama of childhood itself."

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