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Albert Ball, V.C.

By: Chaz Bowyer

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Wales, Bridge Books: 1994

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04115

ISBN: 1872424392

Condition: Very Good


Albert Ball rose from obscurity to a position of international renown as a fighter pilot in only 15 months. He died at the age of 20, having been awarded the Military Cross, three distinguished Service Orders, the Russian Order of St George and posthumously the French Legion d'Honneur and Britain's highest decoration for gallantry in the face of the enemy , the Victoria Cross. There is light fading to the spine and creasing to the spine ends. View more info

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OP_JB: The Last Great Secret of the Second World War

By: Christopher Creighton.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Simon Schuster: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04161

ISBN: 0684817861

Condition: Very Good


Christopher Creighton reveals in this book, that in the final night and day of the war, as the Soviet armies closed in on the capital of the Third Reich, Bormann was lifted from Berlin by a Commando raiding party, led by Ian Fleming, creator of James Bond, and himself. The team spirited their captive down the waterways to meet allies on the River Elbe, and by mid-May 1945 Bormann was safe in England, where he assumed a new identity. There is a bump to the hardcover and creasing to the d/w at the head of the spine. View more info

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Villages of Britain; The 500 Villages that Made the Countryside

By: Clive Aslet

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Postscript Books: 2016

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04373

ISBN: 1408883716

Condition: Very Good


In this compendium of five hundred English, Welsh and Scottish villages, each one has been chosen to put a single aspect of rural Britain under the spotlight: a country poet, a way of building, an agricultural innovation, a horrible death, a rare survival, or an exceptional person or event. View more info

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Victorian Country Album: Photographs of Joseph Gale

By: Coe, Brian

Price: £16.50

Publisher: UK., Oxford Illustrated Press: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03260

ISBN: 0946609640

Condition: Very Good


The photographs seen here in A Victorian Country Album are redolent of hot hazy summers of childhood as picture after picture depicts rose-covered cottages , and scenes from everyday life as the blacksmith, cutler, pedlar and knife grinder go unhurriedly about there daily business and families work in the fields haymaking. A good, clean and tight copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. View more info

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The European Iron Age

By: Collis, John

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Schocken Books: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03618

ISBN: 0805239413

Condition: Near Fine


This ambitious study documents the underlying features which link the civilisation of the Mediterranean - Phoenician, Greek - Etruscan, and Roman - and the Iron Age cultures of central Europe, traditionally associated with the Celts. It deals with the social, economic and cultural interaction in the first millennium BC which culminated in the Roman empire. The D/w has wear to its corners and edges and also indents to the covers. A clean and tight copy. View more info

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Artillery through the Ages

By: Colonel H.C.B.Rogers

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Military Book Society: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03929

Condition: Very Good


Colonel Rogers has traced in this work the entire history of artillery, its use in sieges, in the field and at sea; its value in defence and attack; and its many variations, like rockets and tanks. The d/w shows light wear to its front and rear faces and to its edges and corners. View more info

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Hitler's Piano Player.confidant of Hitler,ally of FDR.

By: Conradi Peter.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Gerald Duckworth.: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 00098

ISBN: 0715633732

Condition: Good


Newly declassified documents,interviews with suviving members of Hansfstaengl's family, and original writings by Ernst Hansfstaengl himself, Peter Conradi recounts the remarkable life and histories, personal link between Hitler and FDR.There is a small tear to front d/w fold on the top front View more info

Engage the enemy more closely; the Royal Navy in the Second World War.

By: Correlli Barnett

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, Hodder & Stoughton: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03779

ISBN: 0340339012

Condition: Near Fine


This book presents a challengingly novel interpretation of Britain's wartime role as an island seapower and the mother country of a worldwide Empire. The author demonstrates that the British Empire with its oceanic communications, was less a source of strength to Britain than of weakness. Britain's global predicament fell upon the Royal Navy - but a Navy far too small for its tasks owing to the disarmament of the 1920s and the belated rearmament of the 1930s. The D/J shows wear to its edges and corners and is also priced clipped. View more info

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Gurkhas at War: The Gurkha Experience in Their Own Words, World War II to the Present

By: Cross, J.P.; Gurung, Buddhiman

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Greenhill Books: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03111

ISBN: 185367494X

Condition: Very Good


The Gurkhas are a famed but mysterious band of warriors whose story has always been told by outsiders. For the first time , Gurkha at War, the result of an in-depth interviews with Gurkha soldiers past and present, depicts key military campaigns of the twentieth century in the words of the men who were there. A clean ,tight copy. View more info

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The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses and the Rise of the Tudors

By: Dan Jones

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Faber & Faber: 2014

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 03892

ISBN: 0571288073

Condition: Near Fine


This is the incredible story of how the Plantagenets tore themselves apart and were finally replaced by the Tudors. With vivid descriptions of the battle of Towton, where 28,000 men died in a single morning, to Bosworth, where Richard III was hacked down, this is the real story behind Shakespeare's famous history plays. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Culture and Belief in Europe 1450 - 1600: An Anthology of Sources

By: David Englander; Diana Norman; Rosemary O'Day; W. R. Owens

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Blackwell: 1991

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 04136

ISBN: 0631169911

Condition: Very Good


This is a wide- ranging interdisciplinary collection of material from primary sources, illustrating the relationship between cultural change and religious belief in the sixteenth-century Europe. Includes writings from such renowned thinkers as Erasmus, Luther, Machiavelli, and Sir Thomas Moore, besides that of lesser know authors. There is a crease across the top rear corner. View more info

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Ten Days to D-Day: Countdown to the Liberation of Europe

By: David Stafford

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Little, Brown & Company: 2004

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04451

ISBN: 0316724777

Condition: Near Fine


Researched from contemporary letters, diaries and official records, " Ten Days to D-Day " is history as it happened, a book that brings these tumultuous events brilliantly to life. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Snatching Defeat from the Jaws of Victory.

By: David Wragg

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Sutton Publishing: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03661

ISBN: 0750924748

Condition: Fine


Illustrated with a selection of archive photographs, this book gives a fascinating overview of some of the most notorious- and some not-so-famous - military blunders of the twentieth century, providing us with some valuable lessons in hindsight. There is a gift dedication on the front endpaper, and the price on the front flap has been scribbled out by biro. The D/W shows light shelf wear. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Bombers: From the First World War to Kosovo

By: David Wragg

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Sutton Pub Ltd: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04081

ISBN: 0750920904

Condition: Near Fine


The role of the bomber has proved to be one of the most controversial aspects of twentieth-century warfare. Bombers tells the story of the bomber with a blend of narrative and personal accounts, recording the history of the principle bombing raids and the skill and courage of those who flew them. Fully illustrated with a wide selection of photographs, Bombers will appeal to all with interest in this key weapon of twentieth-century warfare. There is an inscription on the front end paper. A good, clean and tight copy. 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

Birds in a Cage: Warburg, Germany, 1941. Four P.O.W. birdwatchers. The unlikely beginnings of British wildlife conservation.

By: Derek Niemann

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Short Books Ltd: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03780

ISBN: 1780720939

Condition: Fine


This is the untold story of an obsessive quest behind barbed wire. Through their shared love of birds, the PoWs overcame hunger, hardship, fear and stultifying boredom. Their quest would draw in not only their fellow prisoners, but also some of the German guards, at great risk to them all. Buxton, Conder, John Barrett and george Waterston were forged by their wartime experience into giants of postwar wildlife conservation. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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The History of the British U Class Submarine

By: Derek Walters

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Gardners Books: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04243

ISBN: 184415131X

Condition: Very Good


Originally designed in 1934 as a small simple submarine for anti-submarine training, the ' U' Class submarine's career turned out to be far more dramatic and valuable than that. This is the first book to examine thoroughly and celebrate the service of this fine class of submarine. readers will find it a fascinating and gripping tale of courage often under appalling conditions as well as a comprehensive and authoritative record. There is staining to the rear page edges. there is light creasing to the top of the D/W. View more info

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A History of Engineering in Classical and Medieval Times

By: Donald Hill

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Routledge: 1998

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 04381

ISBN: 0415152917

Condition: Very Good


This is a knowledgeable account of the wonderful triumphs and the limitations of ancient and medieval engineering. the author systematically describes what is known about the evolution of irrigation works, dams, bridges, roads, building construction, water and wind power, automata, and clocks, placing them in their social, geographical, and intellectual contexts. A good, clean copy. View more info

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Local History for Beginners

By: Dunning Robert

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Phillimore & Co Ltd: 1987

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 02240

ISBN: 0850333776

Condition: Very Good


If you are interested in the local history of where you live , this book will help you to identify the most useful and accessible sources and explain them in a lucid and practical manner. View more info

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Citizens & Cannibals: The French Revolution, the Struggle for Modernity, and the Origins of Ideological Terror

By: Eli Sagan

Price: £20.00

Publisher: USA, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04370

ISBN: 0742508315

Condition: Near Fine


Why did the French Revolution happen? How could once moral citizen's transform themselves into bloodthirsty " guillotine cannibals " bent on slaughtering their political opponents? In this book Eli Sagan argues that France's failed evolution into a modern state introduced to the world a previously unknown scourge with catastrophic consequences: " Ideological Terror"". A good, clean and tight copy. View more info