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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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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

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Dawn Of D-Day : These men were there 6 June 1944

By: Hawarth, David

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK., Greenhill Books: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02836

ISBN: 1853674397

Condition: Very Good


In 'Dawn of D-DAY' the weaves together the testimony of hundreds of eyewitnesses and has produced a breathtaking and atmospheric account of the greatest amphibious landing ever attempted. A nice clean tight copy. View more info

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King Arthur: A Military History

By: Holmes, Michael

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Blandford Press Ltd: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02756

ISBN: 0713726334

Condition: Very Good


Many books have been written about the legendary King Arthur, but here for the first time scientific logic is applied to historical fact to restore Arthur to his true place in English history. This book shows that Arthur, High King of Britain, was a real historical figure who had a profound influence on the development of English history. There is light tanning to the edges of the DJ flaps. View more info

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Britain at War: Famous British Battles from Hastings to Normandy 1066-1943

By: Holmes, Richard

Price: £15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Hylas Publishing: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02808

ISBN: 1592580637

Condition: Very Good


In Britain at War, renowned historian Richard Holmes takes us on a fascinating journey through time to visit battlefields in Britain, northern France and Belgium, vividly recreating the atmosphere of their bloody and turbulent history.With his expert knowledge of weapons and warfare, and using specially commissioned maps. Richard Holmes provides a clear picture of the events that led up to each battle, the conflicts themselves, and the people who fought them. This is a c... View more info

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Robin Hood (with 51 Illustrations and 5 Maps)

By: Holt, J.C.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Thames & Hudson Ltd: 1984

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02638

ISBN: 0500273081

Condition: Good


Robin Hood, people's hero or lawless marauder? Who was the ' real' Robin Hood - or was there none? And how did the legends of a violent era become the romantic tales of today. There are 51 illustrations and 4 maps to accompany the text. The text block and the soft covers show signs of light ware.There is a little damage to the front cover at the base. Please note: Standard Shipping ( 2nd class) to World zone 1 and World Zone 2 is by sea and will take between 60 and 90 da... View more info

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How Far from Austerlitz? Napoleon 1805-1815.

By: Horne, Alistair

Price: £45.00

Publisher: UK, Macmillan: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Sellers ID: 02143

ISBN: 0333655494

Condition: Very Good


Austerlitz was Napoleon's greatest victory, the battle of which he was most proud, the culmination of what is undisputedly one of the greatest campaigns of all time. It was also one of the last battles over which tactically he could exercise total control.Set within the saga of Napoleon's entire career, and illuminating the road that led from the triumph of Austerlitz to ulitmate defeat. This book is signed and there is light creasing and rippling to the D/w. View more info

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To Shining Sea: A History of the United States Navy, 1775-1989

By: Howarth, Stephen.

Price: £16.50

Publisher: UK., Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02674

ISBN: 0297797271

Condition: Very Good


This is a landmark work of naval history - the most comprehensive and authoritative narrative account of American sea power written in recent times. Global in scope yet always human in scale, To Shining Sea demonstrates profound respect for the courage , skill and professionalism of the men and women of the U.S. Navy. The text block is sun tanned, and the DJ is shelf worn with ware to the corners which have small tears the front and rear panels are scuffed. View more info

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The Pacific ; Hell was an ocean away

By: Hugh Ambrose

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Canongate Books Ltd: 2010

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04334

ISBN: 1847678246

Condition: Very Good


Covering nearly four years of combat, this volume offers a unique historical perspective on the war against Japan. These are the true stories of the men who put their lives on the line for their country. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Shackleton Voyages: A Pictorial Anthology of the Polar Explorer and Edwardian Hero

By: Huntford, Roland

Price: £25.00

Publisher: UK., Ted Smart: 2002

Edition: Reprints

Sellers ID: 02801

ISBN: 0297843168

Condition: Very Good


This pictorial anthology celebrates the life of Ernest Shackleton, a major protagonist in the heroic age of Antarctic exploration at the beginning of the twentieth century. He is best known for his legendary third expedition, but Shackleton also undertook three other expeditions, each enthralling in its own way but none achieving the goal it set out to reach. Charm, charismatic leadership and dogged determination ensured Shackleton became a hero in his own lifetime. The... View more info

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Airshow

By: Hurley Graham

Price: £12.50

Publisher: london, orion: 1998

Sellers ID: 01876

ISBN: 0752817930

Condition: Good


In twenty-five years,it has grown from a cheerful day out on an old wartime airstrip to a must-attend entry on the international aviation calendar. The d/w is slightly self worn but is good.And is price clipped. View more info

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The American Civil War: The War Correspondents

By: I. F. W. Beckett

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Sutton Pub Ltd: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Sellers ID: 03688

ISBN: 075090044X

Condition: Near Fine


The American Civil War was one of the most significant conflicts of the nineteenth century. Many books have been written about it , but never before has such a comprehensive narrative account been told by those who witnessed the accounts. A further dimension is added by the inclusion of over sixty illustrations, many of them previously unpublished contemporary photographs, and maps showing the eastern and western theatres of war. A fine ,clean and tight copy. View more info

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The North African campaign, 1940-43

By: Jackson, W. G. F

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, B.T.Batsford Ltd: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03147

ISBN: 0713430273

Condition: Near Fine


The history of the North Africa Campaign is the story of an army forging itself into a superb fighting force from the debris of defeat and discouragement. Without the battle experience bought at such high cost by the Allied forces in North Africa, ' Overlord ' - the invasion of Europe - would never have been possible. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Area 51: An Uncensored History of America's Top Secret Military Base

By: Jacobsen, Annie

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Orion: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03371

ISBN: 1409141128

Condition: Very Good


Area 51 is the most famous military installation in the world. And it doesn't exist. Located just seventy- five miles from Las Vagas in the Nevada desert, the base has never been acknowledged by the U.S. government - but Area 51 has captivated imaginations for decades. There is a small tear to the top corner of the D/W. and a small indentation to the fore edge of the text block A good , clean tight copy. View more info

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Dreamstreets: A Journey Through Britain's Village Utopias

By: Jacqueline Yallop

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Jonathan Cape: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03790

ISBN: 0224098276

Condition: Fine


Looking at everything from sewage systems to sculpture, chocolate to coal, and free trade to electoral emancipation, this book is a personal exploration of why and how these village utopias came about, what they tell us about the past, and how they still resonate with us today. A fine , clean copy. View more info

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Black Ivory: A History Of British Slavery

By: James Walvin

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, HarperCollins: 1992

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04213

ISBN: 0246138912

Condition: Very Good


This book examines the history of black slavery in the British colonies of the West Indies and North America. It is not a chronological account, but seeks instead to explore those major experiences which bound together slaves from diverse African backgrounds who found themselves scattered throughout the British colonies of the Americas. It is very much a view with a British perspective. There is creasing across the lower rear corner. View more info