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Philip Ziegler (1929–2023)

Author of The Black Death

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Philip Ziegler has written many books, including The Black Death and biographies of William IV, Lord Melbourne, Lady Diana Cooper, Lord Mountbatten and Harold Wilson
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Works by Philip Ziegler

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The Secret History (0550) — Introduction, some editions — 1,530 copies
South from Granada (1957) — Introduction, some editions — 362 copies
The Pleasure of Reading (1992) — Contributor — 188 copies
The Ancient World to the Reformation (1973) — Contributor — 83 copies
Mass Observation: Britain in the Second World War (2007) — Foreword — 71 copies

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Well written and researched. An involved life taking part in a number of historical events in his time.
 
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David-Block | 1 other review | Dec 10, 2023 |
very interesting to see the queen's clothes and jewelry and aging.
 
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mahallett | Jul 21, 2021 |
she was a weirdo but kind and amusing.
 
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mahallett | May 6, 2021 |
See also 2 boxes of papers (Barings 1 and 2) in Stewart Hamilton Archive.
 
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LibraryofMistakes | 2 other reviews | Mar 2, 2021 |

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