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Letters from a Prince: Edward, Prince of Wales to Mrs Freda Dudley Ward March 1918-January 1921

By: Rupert Godfrey ( Editor)

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Little, Brown & Co: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03781

ISBN: 0316646776

Condition: Near Fine


With reproductions of photographs, cards and memorabilia which Edward also sent to his first great love, these extraordinary letters represent a hugely significant historical source about one of the most enigmatic figures of the twentieth century. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Ancient (Saga of the First King).

By: Salvatore, R. A.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Tor Books: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Sellers ID: 02306

ISBN: 0765317893

Condition: Very Good


The Ancient is part of the Saga of the First King, a four - book series that chronicles the early days of corona, the same world as Salvatore's bestselling Demon Wars saga. View more info

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Victoria's Wars: The Rise of Empire

By: Saul David

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Viking: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03879

ISBN: 0670911380

Condition: Very Good


Using a wealth of archival material, Saul David creates a vivid portrait of life on the fringes of empire, and the seemingly endless, brutal and often unnecessary wars that were fought in the name of trade, civilization and the balance of power. The text block has light marking and a spine lean . otherwise a tight clean copy. View more info

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Dominating the Enemy: War in the Trenches 1914 - 1918

By: Saunders, Anthony.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Sutton Publishing: 2000

Edition: Reprint.

Sellers ID: 02283

ISBN: 0750924446

Condition: Very Good


During the First World War, the British soldier's enemy was not only the Imperial German Army, it was the trench environment itself - dust and dirt that turned to glutinous mud when it rained and the deep belts of barbed wire. All had to be dominated if you were to survive a tour of duty in the trenches. This book includes many rare or previously unpublished archive photographs and line drawings to complement the detailed narrative. For anyone interested in the First Wo... View more info

A Century of Women: The History of Women in Britain and the United States

By: Sheila Rowbotham

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Viking: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04520

ISBN: 0670874205

Condition: Very Good


In this book, Sheila Rowbotham charts the remarkable changes and interchanges in the lives of British and American women over the last 100 years, recording not only the effects of events but also the varied ways that women themselves have shaped this century and changed its course. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Lucie Aubrac: The French Resistance Heroine Who Defied the Gestapo

By: Siân Rees

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Michael O'Mara: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04203

ISBN: 1782433872

Condition: Very Good


Who was Lucie Aubrac? What did she really do in 1943? And was she truly the spirit of " La vraie France ", or a woman who could not resist casting herself as a heroine, whatever the cost to the truth? Sian Rees' penetrating account is the first full English - language biography of this extraordinary woman. There is light wear to the edges of the D/W. there is also a dirty smudge on the front end paper. View more info

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A Crack in the Edge of the World: The Great American Earthquake of 1906

By: Simon Winchester

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Viking: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04003

ISBN: 0670914878

Condition: Very Good


Just before dawn on 18 April 1906 and for little short of a minute the earth very briefly shrugged. The effect was immediate and horrifying : a massive earthquake roared through San Francisco. This book reveals the world beneath our feet and, in telling what is in essence a universal story of man's confrontation with a most pitiless nature. There is wear to the head of the d/w and its corners. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

Danubia: A Personal History of Habsburg Europe

By: Simon Winder

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Picador: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03809

ISBN: 0330522787

Condition: Near Fine


For much of Europe was in the hands of the very peculiar Habsburg Family. An unstable mixture of wizards, obsessives, melancholics, bores ,musicians and warriors, they saw off - through luck, guile and sheer mulishness - any number of rivals, until finally packing up in 1918. from their principal lairs along the Danube they ruled most of Central Europe and Germany and interfered everywhere - indeed the history of Europe hardly makes sense without them. The dd/w has a sm... View more info

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Airlife's General Aviation: A Guide to Postwar General Aviation Manufacturers and Their Aircraft

By: Simpson, R. W.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Airlife Pub Ltd: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02987

ISBN: 185310194X

Condition: Good


This book aims to give details of all light aircraft which were flying upto 1991 and to identify the characteristics of the individual models and , for the major manufacturers, and the year in which they were built. The text block is a little grubby with light spotting and the soft covers show signs of shelf-wear. there is also the shadow of a price label on the base of the rear panel. A good tight copy. View more info

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The Secret Listeners

By: Sinclair McKay

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Aurum Press: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04064

ISBN: 1845137639

Condition: Near Fine


Behind the celebrated code-breaking at Bletchley Park during the Second World War lies another secret. Before the messages of the german war machine could be decoded, thousands of young men and women had to locate and monitor endless streams of radio traffic around the clock, and transcribe its Morse code at speed few have manged since. They were part of the ' Y ' ( for ' Wireless' ) Service; of the Listening Service - an organisation just as secret as Bletchley Park, b... View more info

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South: The Last Antarctic Expedition of Shackleton and the Endurance

By: Sir Ernest Shackleton

Price: £14.50

Publisher: USA, Lyons Press: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03746

ISBN: 1558217835

Condition: Very Good


In this reprint of the original 1920 edition, Sir Ernest Shackleton, eloquently describes their fabled two-year odyssey in one of the most inhospitable regions on earth. Filled with more than eighty-five photographs and illustrations from the journey. There is some marking on the covers, and the top of the text block also has some marks on it. View more info

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The Victorian Village

By: Souden David

Price: £14.00

Publisher: uk, Brockhampton: 1991

Sellers ID: 01755

ISBN: 186019141X

Condition: Very Good


A very interesting book on victorian village's full of detail and in good condition. View more info

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3 Commando Brigade

By: Southby-Tailyour, Ewen

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Ebury Press: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02992

ISBN: 0091926955

Condition: Very Good


3 Commando Brigade' is a thrilling first-hand account of that dogged, heroic pursuit of the Taliban by the ordinary marines, sailors ans soldiers responsible. It is a story of valour, fortitude, supreme physical and mental fitness, and unrivalled professionalism under the most testing of circumstances. From the opening salvo the action never lets up, offering a startlingly honest account of the war in Afghanistan as told by the junior officers, corporals and marines on t... View more info

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The Counties of Britain: A Tudor Atlas

By: Speed, John

Price: £13.50

Publisher: UK., Pavilion Books: 1995

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 02685

ISBN: 1857936124

Condition: Very Good


This book is based on a rare, contemporary coloured copy of the atlas in The British Library. Its commentaries draw the connections between the social and geographical forces that shaped the counterside. It is a beautifully presented compilation likely to provide hours of interest. It is produced with sixty-seven maps to travel through. The lower front corner is a little creased. View more info

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Their Darkest Hour: The Hidden History of the Home Front 1939-1945

By: Stuart Hylton

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Sutton Publishing Ltd: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03515

ISBN: 0750925221

Condition: Fine


Here, for the first time contained in a single volume, is a side of the British at war that many would prefer to forget. It is a stimulating, unsentimental portrait of a nation at arms. A good, clean tight copy. View more info

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Violette Szabo ' The Life That I Have...' The Heroic Tale of a Female Spy in Nazi- Occupied France

By: Susan Ottaway

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Leo Cooper: 2003

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04206

ISBN: 0850527805

Condition: Near Fine


This book reveals the facts behind this extraordinary young woman's life, imprisonment and death in the hell-on-earth that was Ravensbruck Concentration Camp. Drawing on extensive research from sources all over Europe, Violette Szabo, is both gripping and unashamedly disturbing. But those who take up the challenge will find it deeply moving and rewarding. View more info

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Tomorrow To Be Brave

By: Susan. Travers

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Bantam: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03666

ISBN: 0593046439

Condition: Very Good


This book is the story of Susan Travers' extraordinary life, from her childhood in England, her girlhood in inter-war Europe, her decision to join the Free French in search of adventure, her part in the North African campaign and, most remarkable of all, her time after the war in the Foreign Legion as a regular officer - the only women ever to have achieved this. The green boards are bumped at the corners and the text block is tanned and the spine is slightly cocked. the... View more info

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Seven Pillars of Wisdom

By: T. E. Lawrence

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Jonathan Cape Ltd: 1976

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Sellers ID: 03971

ISBN: 0224013416

Condition: Very Good


This is T.E. Lawrence's classic work, with the omission's of the 1955 edition later restored in 1973, now reprinted to celebrate the centenary of his birth. There is light speckling to the text block fore edge and a stamp on its base. The D/w is sun faded with an open tear to the base of the spine. View more info

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Hell Riders: The Truth About the Charge of the Light Brigade

By: Terry Brighton

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Viking: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04034

ISBN: 0670915289

Condition: Very Good


This book takes the reader closer than ever before to the experience of charging down the valley of death, and reveals the horrific truth about the charge of the Light Brigade exactly as the survivors told it. a good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Cochrane: Britannia's Sea Wolf

By: Thomas, Donald

Price: £18.00

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