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Salamander; A brief History of Bestobell

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Salamander: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04485

Condition: Very Good


This is the company history of Bestobell Group which was founded in 1929 until the takeover by Meggit in 1986. tThere is light wear to the d/w. A good, tight copy. View more info

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A Memory of Light (Wheel of Time, Book 14)

By: Brandon Sanderson; Robert Jordan

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Orbit: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Sellers ID: 04626

ISBN: 1841498726

Condition: Very Good


Working from notes and partials left by Robert Jordan when he died in 2007, and consulting with Jordan's widow, who edited all of Jordan's books, established fantasy writer Brendon Sanderson has recreated the vision Jordan left behind. This is the fourteenth and final book in the 'Wheel of Time' series. There is Robert Jordan's signature on the title page, but has this is a reprint, we think it is copied from the first edition, or it has been reproduced by auto-pen. View more info

The Nixon Tapes: 1971-1972

By: Brinkley, Douglas & Luke A. Nichter

Price: £20.00

Publisher: USA, Mariner Books: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 05004

ISBN: 0544570332

Condition: Near Fine


President Nixon's voice - activated Taping system captured every word spoken in the Oval office, the Cabinet Room, and other key locations in the White House and at Camp David. The Nixon Tapes provides a unique glimpse into a flawed president's hubris, paranoia, and political genius. A good, tight and clean copy. View more info

History and Utopia

By: Cioran, E. M.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: USA, Arcade Publishing: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 05003

ISBN: 1628724250

Condition: Very Good


In History and Utopia, Cioran, writes of politics in its broadest sense, of history, and of the utopian dream. he views are to say the least, provocative. There is light underling on some pages in pencil and the ghost of rubbed out annotation on the inside of the rear cover. A good, tight copy. View more info

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1Q84: Books 1 and 2

By: Haruki Murakami

Price: £30.00

Publisher: UK, Harvill Secker: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04573

ISBN: 1846554071

Condition: Very Good


When books One and Two were published in Japan a million copies were sold in one month. readers were mesmerised by the story of Aomame and Tengo and the strange parrallel universe they inhabit. This is book One and Two in one volume. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

Workhouses of London & South East

By: Higginbotham, Peter

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, The History Press: 2019

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 05005

ISBN: 0750987774

Condition: Very Good


Revealing buildings steeped in social history, this book provides a comprehensive and copiously illustrated guide to the workhouses that were set up across London and the neighbouring counties of Middlesex, Kent , Surrey, Sussex and berkshire. There is light wear to the corners. A good, clean and tight copy View more info

The Traitors: A True Story of Blood, Betrayal and Deceit

By: Ireland, Josh

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, John Murray: 2017

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 05045

ISBN: 1473620325

Condition: Very Good


Drawing on declassified MI5 files, as well as diaries, letters and memoirs, ' the Traitors is a book about disordered lives in turbulent times: idealism twisted out of shape. It shows how a man might come to desert his country's cause, and the tragic consequences that treachery brings in its wake. A good, tight and clean copy. View more info

We Are All Flourishing: The Letters And Diary Of Captain Walter J J Coats MC 1914-1919

By: Jan Chojecki & Michael LoCicero ( Editors )

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, Helion and Company: 2016

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 05036

ISBN: 1911096397

Condition: Near Fine


Walter Coats emerges from this narrative as one of the key chroniclers of the First World war: Shorn of hysterics or heroics Coats simply recorded what his battalion was experiencing and in so doing he reveals how he and his fellow Glasgow Highlanders responded to the peculiar miseries and excitements of life on the Western front. This copy does not have a D/W. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

The Pinecone: The Story of Sarah Losh, Forgotten Romantic Heroine

By: Jenny Uglow

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Faber & Faber: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 05032

ISBN: 0571269508

Condition: Very Good


Sarah Losh is a lost Romantic genius - antiquarian, architect and visionary. Int he village of Wreay , near Carlisle, stands the strangest and most magical Victorian church in England. The vivid, original book tells the story of its builder, Sarah Losh, strong-willed and passionate and unusual in every way. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

Christmas: A Biography

By: Judith Flanders

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Picador: 2017

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04712

ISBN: 1509833609

Condition: Near Fine


In ' Christmas : A Biography ' Judith Flanders casts a sharp and revealing eye, on the myths, legends and history of the season, from the origins of the holiday in the Roman Empire to the emergence of christmas trees in Europe. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

Heinrich Himmler: Biographie

By: Longerich, Peter

Price: £18.00

Publisher: GmbH, Pantheon Verlag: 2010

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 05046

ISBN: 3570551229

Condition: Very Good


This is the German language edition biography of Heinrich Himmler ( 1900 - 1945 ) A good, tight copy. View more info

No More Champagne: Churchill and his Money

By: Lough, David

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Head of Zeus Ltd: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 05034

ISBN: 1784081817

Condition: Very Good


The popular image of Winston Churchill - grandson of a duke, drinking champagne and smoking a cigar - conjures up a man of wealth and substance. The reality is that Britain's most celebrated modern statesman lived for most of his life on a fiscal cliff-edge. ' No More Champagne', shines new and revelatory light on a twentieth-century British icon. A good, tight copy. View more info

Manual of Model Steam Locomotive Construction

By: Martin Evans

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Uk, Model & Allied Publications: 1974

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 05049

ISBN: 0853440867

Condition: Very Good


Martin Evans is the editor of the magazine Model Engineer, and before that was engaged professionally in the design ,manufacture, and repair of model locomotives of all gauges. He is the authority on model steam locomotives and his book is accepted as the standard work on construction. A good, tight copy. View more info

Young Stalin

By: Montefiore, Simon Sebag

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 05030

ISBN: 0297850687

Condition: Near Fine


Based on massive research and astonishing evidence in archives from Moscow to georgia, ' Young Stalin', companion and prequel to ' Stalin: The court of the Red Tsar ', is a chronicle of the Revolution, a pre-history of the USSR - and an intimate biography: this is how Stain became Stalin. The d/w shows light shelf-wear to its extremities. A good, tight copy. View more info

The Will to Power (Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading)

By: Nietzsche, Friedrich

Price: £18.00

Publisher: USA, Sterling Publishing: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04993

ISBN: 0760777772

Condition: Very Good


If there are still such things in this ironic postmodern age as " dangerous thoughts ", surely no book is more overflowing with them than Frederich Nietzsche's ' The Will to Power '. Nietzsche's central theme of nihilism is subjected here to a more thoroughgoing and multifaceted examination than can be found anywhere in his finished writings. There is light delamination on the fore edge of both covers. There are also pencil marks and annotations to the page margins. View more info

The Decline and Fall of the British Empire

By: Piers Brendon

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Jonathan Cape: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 05040

ISBN: 0224062220

Condition: Good


After the loss of the American colonies the British Empire appeared to be doomed. Yet over the next 150 years it grew to become the greatest and most diverse empire the world has ever seen, seven times greater than the Roman Empire at its apogee. Britannia ruled the waves and a quarter of the earth was painted red on the map. This book is popular history at its best. The d/w shows wear to its extremities with a small nic to the head of the spine, there is also light speckling to the text block. View more info

Travels of a Victorian Photographer

By: Roger Hudson ( Editor )

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Folio Society Ltd: 2001

Edition: Folio Edition Reprint

Sellers ID: 05048

Condition: Very Good


This Folio Society book , Travels of a Victorian photographer, are based on the photographs of Francis Frith, with text by various writers, and selected by Roger Hudson. This copy is lacking its slipcase. A good, tight copy. View more info

For Honour and Fame: Chivalry in England, 1066-1500

By: Saul, Nigel

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Bodley Head: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 05039

ISBN: 1847920527

Condition: Very Good


Structured around the related themes of war, politics and knighthood, this book tells the story of England from the Norman Conquest to the aftermath of Henry VII's triumph at Bosworth in the Wars of the Roses. Wide-ranging, vivid and authoritative, this is the first book to treat chivalry as part of the wider history of medieval England. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

Waiting for Contact: The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

By: Squeri, Lawrence

Price: £20.00

Publisher: USA, University Press of Florida: 2016

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 05035

ISBN: 0813062144

Condition: Near Fine


' Waiting for contact', tells the story of the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence ( SETI ) movement, which emerged in 1959 as astronomers began using radio telescopes to listen for messages from space. Boosted by support from Frank drake, Philip Morrison, carl Sagan, and the genre of science fiction, the SETI movement gained followers and continues to capture imaginations today. A goos, clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Man Who Would Not Die: The remarkable life of ' Lucky ' Herschel McKee

By: Stephen Olvey

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Haynes Publishing Ltd: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04793

ISBN: 1844255107

Condition: Fine


Herschel McKee was undoubtedly lucky, and for most of his life it seemed he really was the man who would not die. This story celebrates his extraordinary life, but also looks at fear and worry and the futility of both. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info