Image for Hidden Treasure: Digging Up Britain's Past

Hidden Treasure: Digging Up Britain's Past

By: Faulkner, Dr. Neil

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, BBC Books: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03105

ISBN: 0563487909

Condition: Very Good


Hidden Treasure: Digging up Britain's Past brings alive the world of ancient Britain, from the time of the Bronze Age settlements through to Viking invasions. This book accompanied the BBC tv series. A nice clean and tight copy. View more info

Image for Pox Americana: The Great Smallpox Epidemic of 1775-82

Pox Americana: The Great Smallpox Epidemic of 1775-82

By: Fenn, Elizabeth A.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Hill and Wang: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03068

ISBN: 0809078201

Condition: Very Good


Elizabeth Fenn, is the first historian to reveal how deeply 'Variola ( smallpox ) affected the outcome of the War of Independence, and why it caused a continental epidemic, affecting the lives of virtually everyone in North America from Florida to Alaska. The text block has a slight lean, but is overall a nice clean tight copy. View more info

Image for Ninety degrees north: the quest for the North Pole

Ninety degrees north: the quest for the North Pole

By: Fergus Fleming.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Granta Books: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04105

ISBN: 1862074496

Condition: Very Good


Drawing on unpublished archives and long-forgotten journals, Fleming tells the story of the North Pole with consummate craftsmanship and wit. ' Ninety Degrees North', is a riveting saga of humankind's search for the ultimate goal. The d/w as light wear to its edges and corners. View more info

Image for The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World in the Age of    Philip II

The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World in the Age of Philip II

By: Fernand Braudel

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, BCA: 1992

Edition: Book Club Edition

Sellers ID: 03721

Condition: Fine


No history book published in the last fifty years has won greater acclaim than " The Mediterranean " . This new one-volume abridgment, undertaken at the author's request by his English editor, does not seek to replace the original work; rather, it emphasizes its visual qualities with a host of new illustrations Braudel Himself would be proud of. The D/W shows signs of wear to its edges with a small tear to the top front corner. A good tight copy. View more info

Image for D-Day Commando: From Normandy to the Maas with 48 Royal Marine Commando

D-Day Commando: From Normandy to the Maas with 48 Royal Marine Commando

By: Ford, Ken

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK., Sutton Publishing: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02771

ISBN: 0750940042

Condition: Very Good


48 Royal Marine Commando began its life in March 1944 and was disbanded in the UK in January 1946. In its short but active life it always seemed to be in the thick of the fighting. It participated in the D-Day invasion, undertook a second amphibious landing during the Walcheren campaign, raided across the Maas in Holland and took part in the army of occupation in Germany. During the whole of this period it was in almost continuous contact with the enemy. Based on eyewitn... View more info

Image for Assault on Sicily: Monty and Patton at War

Assault on Sicily: Monty and Patton at War

By: Ford, Ken

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Sutton Publishing Ltd: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02807

ISBN: 0750943017

Condition: Very Good


On the night of 9/10 July 1943, an allied armada of 2,590 vessels launched one of the largest combined operations of the Second World War; the invasion of Sicily, Operation ' Husky'. Over the next thirty -eight days, half a million British, Canadian, American and French soldiers, sailors and airmen grappled with their German and Italian counterparts on land, at sea and in the skies for control of this rocky outcrop of Hitler's ' Fortress Europe' before achieving victory ... View more info

Image for Assault Crossing: The River Seine, 1944 (Decisive Battle Moments)

Assault Crossing: The River Seine, 1944 (Decisive Battle Moments)

By: Ford, Ken

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., David & Charles: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02824

ISBN: 0715391739

Condition: Very Good


The assault crossing of the River Seine by the British 43rd ( Wessex) Division in August 1944 remains one of the most important of the entire Second World War. The brilliant ' bouncing' of the great river, opened the way for General Horrocks to unleash the armour of XXX Corps on their historic dash across northern France and Belgium. This is a well illustrated book with many black and white photographs and detailed maps that provide strategic information. The DJ shows li... View more info

Image for World War Two: Tanks

World War Two: Tanks

By: Forty, George

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Osprey Pub Co: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03247

ISBN: 1855325322

Condition: Very Good


This book covers in comprehensive detail the development, production and battlefield use by most of the world's armed forces. The book contains over 250 illustrations, many taken on the battlefield, from such important collections as The Imperial War Museum and the Tank Museum in Britain and Military museums in the United States. The D/W shows signs of readers wear and rippling to its edges and corners, and also scuffing and indentations to the rear panel. Otherwise a go... View more info

Image for The Cambridge History of the Middle Ages 350 - 950.

The Cambridge History of the Middle Ages 350 - 950.

By: Fossier Robert. [Editior ]

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London., Guild Publishing: 1989

Sellers ID: 00013

Condition: Good


This is the second volume, to be published in English of one of the finest general introductions to the medieval world of recent times. The hardcovers are in light brown with three small stain spots on the top of the pages, but is good. the dustwrapper as a slight tear to the top of the spine and foxing and staining inside. View more info

Image for John Norton & Sons ;  Merchants of London & Virginia.

John Norton & Sons ; Merchants of London & Virginia.

By: Frances Noton Mason

Price: £18.00

Publisher: USA, Augustus M. Kelly , Publishers: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04422

Condition: Very Good


This is a new edition of a book first published in 1937. It contains a complete record of the colonial trade between a London merchant family and the colony of Virginia. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

Image for Egypt, Greece and Rome: Civilizations of the Ancient Mediterranean

Egypt, Greece and Rome: Civilizations of the Ancient Mediterranean

By: Freeman, Charles

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Oxford University Press: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03656

ISBN: 0198150032

Condition: Fine


The author has worked with eight leading authorities in the field to ensure a text that is authoritative and reflects the most up-to- date scholarship. Readable, stimulating, and generously illustrated , this book is a superb introduction for anyone seeking a better understanding of the civilizations of the ancient Mediterranean and their legacy to Western society. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

Image for The Borgias: The Hidden History

The Borgias: The Hidden History

By: G.J. Meyer

Price: £18.00

Publisher: USA, Bantam: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Sellers ID: 04096

ISBN: 0345526910

Condition: Very Good


The startling truth behind one of the most notorious dynasties in history is revealed in this remarkable new account . Sweeping aside the gossip, slander, and distortion that have shrouded the Borgias for centuries, G.J.Meyer offers an unprecedented portrait of the infamous Renaissance Family and there storied milieu. There is an inscription from the author on the front end paper, the foredge of the text block is rough-cut A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

Image for Tanks: Main Battle and Light Tanks (Modern Military Equipment).

Tanks: Main Battle and Light Tanks (Modern Military Equipment).

By: Gelbart, Marsh

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Brassey's (UK) Ltd: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02295

ISBN: 185753168X

Condition: Good


Brassey's Modern Military Equipment series has been compiled to provide a well researched, authoritative reference for soldiers at all levels in the command chain, as well as for the civilian observer.It provides concise and accurate intelligence on vehicles and equipment which were in service when this edition was published . The board covers have been bumped and the D/W shows signs of shelf ware and rippling to top of spine and edges. View more info

Image for The Hollow Men

The Hollow Men

By: George Margaret

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Leslie Frewin: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01162

Condition: Very Good


slight tear on top of spine at the rear of book also ware onthe top and bottom of spine.British foreign policy between the years 1933-1939. View more info

Image for Whittle: The True Story

Whittle: The True Story

By: Golley, John

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Airlife Publishing Ltd: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03053

ISBN: 0906393825

Condition: Very Good


Sir Frank Whittle was a technical prodigy, whose foresight in the 1920's enabled him to visualise aircraft flying at speeds and heights hitherto undreamed of, powered by his totally new kind of engine: a gas turbine whose sole objective was to produced a jet of hot gas. Yet therein lay the seeds of years of bitter struggle, against self interested MInistry officials and , later, against unscrupulous industrialists. There is a signature ( not the author) in ink on the fro... View more info

Image for SOE Singapore: 1941-42

SOE Singapore: 1941-42

By: Gough, Richard

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, William Kimber: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03423

ISBN: 0718305841

Condition: Very Good


when the Special Operations Executive was set up in the summer of 1940 Singapore seemed far from any likely war zone. But Lt Colonel Alan Warren was sent there in early 1941 to take charge of SOE operations in the Far East. This is the story of that year for the Orient Mission ( the name given to this section of SOE) as this small number of men tried desperately to achieve results against the Japanese advance through Asia. There is tanning to the text block and end-paper... View more info

Image for The Buccaneer King: The Story of Captain Henry Morgan

The Buccaneer King: The Story of Captain Henry Morgan

By: Graham A. Thomas

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Pen & Sword Maritime: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04429

ISBN: 1848848404

Condition: Very Good


Sir Henry Morgan, one of the most ruthless and successful privateers of the Caribbean. This is a graphic account of how Morgan amassed a fortune, became an Admiral, was knighted and appointed Governor of Jamaica. This book separates the facts from the fiction of Morgan's career as the greatest buccaneer of them all. There is wear to the top corners of the D/W. A good ,clean and tight copy. View more info

Image for Robin Hood: The Man Behind the Myth

Robin Hood: The Man Behind the Myth

By: Graham Phillips; Martin Keatman

Price: £14.00

Publisher: UK, Michael O'Mara Books: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04116

ISBN: 1854799967

Condition: Very Good


For centuries the tales of Robin Hood and his band of Sherwood outlaws have fired the popular imagination, but did they really exist? Phillips and Keatman have investigated unsolved mysteries for over fifteen years Now their combined experience has afforded them a unique perspective from which to uncover the truth about Robin Hood. The corners are bumped and the top of the text block is speckled. View more info

Image for Devon and Cornwall Airfields in the Second World War

Devon and Cornwall Airfields in the Second World War

By: Graham Smith

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK, Countryside Books: 2000

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04376

ISBN: 185306632X

Condition: Very Good


Graham Smith's action-packed book will appeal equally to aviation enthusiasts and to readers who recall the era when the skies overhead never ceased to the throb with the drone of departing and returning aircraft. There is light marking to the text block View more info

Image for Airborne: World War II Paratroopers in combat (General Military)

Airborne: World War II Paratroopers in combat (General Military)

By: Guard, Julie

Price: £16.50

Publisher: UK., Osprey Publishing: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02815

ISBN: 1846031966

Condition: Very Good


Airborne warfare reached its peak during World War II - the only war in which the potential gains of using airborne forces ever justified the high costs, both material and human. Revolutionary developments in tactics and equipment meant that whole divisions could be dropped behind enemy lines to make surprise attacks, at great risk to the paratroopers involved. View more info