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Jennie Churchill: Winston's American Mother

By: Anne Sebba

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, John Murray ( Publishers ): 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Sellers ID: 03811

ISBN: 0719563399

Condition: Fine


With unprecedented access to private family correspondence, newly discovered archival material and interviews with ' Jennie's' two surviving granddaughters, the author draws a vivid and frank portrait of her subject. she repositions 'Jennie' as a women when refused to be cowed by her era's customary repression of woman. Neither bad mother nor sexually predatory wife, Jennie Churchill was creative and passionate, determined to live life to the full. This book is signed on... View more info

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The Celts

By: Davies, John

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Cassell: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03596

ISBN: 0304355909

Condition: Near Fine


This book which is based on the television series, explores the origins and development of the Celtic peoples, examines the evidence for their role in the prehistory of mainland Europe and analyses the celtic societies of Scotland, Wales, Ireland, Cornwall, the Isle of Man and Brittany. Fully illustrated throughout with colour photographs. We have covered this book in a removable protective plastic cover. A good , clean and tight copy. View more info

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Banksy

By: Ellsworth-Jones, Will

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Aurum Press: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03166

ISBN: 1845136993

Condition: Very Good


For someone who shuns the limelight to the extent of concealing his real name, Banksy is remarkably famous. His street art in London is now the subject of guide books and walking tours. His artwork sells for six-figure sums at auction, but who is Banksy? The author sets out to try to discover the identity of this mysterious modern day street artist. There is a small indentation on the front cover. A very clean and tight copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping i... View more info

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The Dragon: Nature of Spirit, Spirit of Nature (Art & Imagination)

By: Francis Huxley

Price: £12.50

Publisher: uk, Thames & Hudson: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03664

ISBN: 0500810206

Condition: Very Good


The dragon has haunted the childhood of the human race from time immemorial with its serpent form, its magic jewels, and its power to suggest that there is an immortal self in all things. The covers shows wear to its edges and corners and the spine and back panel are faded. This is an Ex Library copy with the usual stamps. etc. View more info

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X-Craft Versus Tirpitz: The Mystery of the Missing X5

By: Jacobsen, Alf

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK., Sutton Publishing: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02506

ISBN: 075094112X

Condition: Very Good


Award winning journalist Alf Jacobsen relates one of the most incredible tales of the Second World War, when Royal Navy X-craft midget submarines attacked the mighty German battleship Turpitz planting high explosives beneath the keel as it lay in the fjords of northern Norway. X5 and her crew were never heard of again, and were thought to have failed in their operation, but new evidence by Jacobsen may point to them actually succeeding in their mission. This book is a f... View more info

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Northumberland in Watercolour

By: John Taylor

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Ansis Publishing: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04054

ISBN: 0951952919

Condition: Very Good


In this book the fine illustrations by Daphne Harrison and the text by John Taylor compliment each other. The text describing the what is in the illustrations , and the illustrations putting a picture to the text. A beautiful book on the history, fauna and flora of Northumberland. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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VRS GRAF

By: Major Emil and Erwin Gradmann

Price: £13.55

Publisher: London., Home & Van Thal: 1947

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 01543

Condition: Very Good


The D/w is tanned and is chipped on the page edges. View more info

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The Making of the British Army.

By: Mallinson, Alan

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Bantam Press: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03629

ISBN: 0593051084

Condition: Fine


From the Army's origins at the battle of Edgehill to the conflict in Afghanistan, this is history at its most relevant - and most dramatic. In this sweeping account of nearly 400 years of military history, former soldier Alan Mallinson looks at how the Army's past has made it one of the most effective fighting forces in the world today. A fine, clean tight copy. View more info

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The Oxford History of England; The Fourteenth Century 1307-1399

By: McKisack, May

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Oxford University Press: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03207

Condition: Good


This book attempts a review of the history of fourteenth-century England in the light of modern scholarship. The text block is spotted and tanned, and the D/W although protected by a plastic cover is heavily tanned, and faded on the spine it is also a little grubby. and has been priced clipped. Although not in the best of condition it is still a readable copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. View more info

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Hitler's Storm Troopers: A History of the SA: The Memoirs of Wilfred von Oven

By: Oven, Wilfred Von.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Frontline Books: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03614

ISBN: 1848325762

Condition: Fine


This fascinating history is an unapologetic defence of the SA against postwar revelations - the author presents a strongly pro SA point of view. Oven remained unrepentant to the end; not long before his death, in a television interview, he described his experience of the Nazi rule as 'paradise'. The flaps of the D/W have been stuck down by tape to the end papers, this was done by the previous owner. A fine , clean and tight copy. View more info

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Cochrane: Britannia's Sea Wolf

By: Thomas, Donald

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Cassell & Co.: 1999

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03657

ISBN: 0304352829

Condition: Near Fine


The life of Thomas, Lord Cochrane is more extraordinary than that of Nelson and more than outshines his fictional counterparts, Horatio Hornblower and Jack Aubry. With a small brig-sloop he harried the French and Spanish shipping in the Mediterranean seizing over fifty vessels, one of them a powerful frigate many times the size of his own ship. Little wonder that Napoleon dubbed him ' the sea wolf '. There is a long indentation on the rear panel. A near fine, clean and t... View more info

Dog Painting 1840-1940: A Social History of the Dog in Art

By: William Secord

Price: £25.00

Publisher: UK, Antique Collectors Club: 1992

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03985

ISBN: 1851491392

Condition: Near Fine


From the diminutive Chihuahua to the massive St Bernard, this splendid account of some fifty of the most popular breeds provides an original and penetrating artistic record of humankind's faithful companions. There is a small tear to the bottom front corner on the D/W. View more info