319 pp., Notes & Sources, Index, Principal Sources, 16 pages of black & white photographs. Front and back pastedowns have family tree of Eleanor of Aquitaine. Spine slightly slanted, top slightly sunned, PO seal embossed on free endpaper. DJ has sun line along top with some small chips at top and bottom of flaps and spine. Text is clean and unmarked.
"Queen of France and very nearly Queen of England, Blanche of Castile was not only a beautiful and fascinating woman, but a wise and able ruler whose personality and political power dominated Western Europe in the first half of the 13th century."; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall