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|Danziger, Gillingham||1215 : Year of Magna Carta - WORLD FIRST PRINTING|
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton London, 2003
Hodder & Stoughton London, 2003 An unread perfect copy of the first printing, in a perfect protected jacket. On June 15th, 1215, the Magna Carta was signed. It challenged Royal authority and laid the foundation for all modern democracies. This wonderful book vividly portrays what it was like to live in that year. Politics, fashion, food, education, medicine, religion, and sex are explored and the result is a society in the process of change. A kind of modernity is being formed which has...