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Pigot & Co's British Atlas: Countries of England, Comprising the Counties of England with Additional Maps of England and Wales, and London

By: Pigot & Co.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Salamander Books Ltd: 2000

Edition: Facsimile

Sellers ID: 03882

ISBN: 1840652551

Condition: Near Fine


Pigot and Company's British Atlas is one of the most detailed county atlases of the early Victorian period. This edition is a facsimile of the English county maps from 1840 edition, slightly reduced in size. The head of the D/W shows light wear and the text block has a slight spine lean. A clean ,tight copy. View more info

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Rise and Fall of the German Air Force, 1933-45

By: Probert, H. A.

Price: £16.26

Publisher: UK, Arms and Armour Press: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03299

ISBN: 0853685606

Condition: Very Good


This facsimile reprint of an official, formerly restricted publication relates the operational history of the Luftwaffe during the Second World War, in addition to its origins and build-up during the Nazi period of the 1930s. Based on German documents and statistics, either captured during the war or subsequently recovered from the scattered archives of the Luftwaffe, it provides a clear and precise narrative. The D/W shows light edgewear. A good clean copy. View more info

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Crop Dusters: Props in the Crops

By: Rasmussen, Henry

Price: £30.00

Publisher: USA, Motorbooks Intl: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03438

ISBN: 0879382198

Condition: Fine


Perhaps the last grass-roots flying today " Real" flying as ti used to be! All expressions often heard or read around this flying excitement. One pilot, when asked to describe his job, said simply, " bug zapping". Here is the first all-colour book on these fascinating aircraft and their pilots. There is a previous owners label on the front paste-down. The d/j shows light shelf-wear on both front and back panels. A good clean and tight copy. View more info

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Wellington's War : His Peninsular Dispatches.

By: Rathbone, Julian.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Michael Joseph.: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02307

ISBN: 0718123964

Condition: Very Good


Julian Rathbone has made a selection from Wellington's war dispatches and letters and, using the skills of an accomplished thriller writer, added his own dramatic, explanatory narrative to present the living history of the Peninsular War through the words of the great man. Wellington emerges not as the Iron Duke of popular legend, but as a leader whose breadth of vision made him humane as well as hard-headed, and as a man who believed passionately in the worth of what he... View more info

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Excavations in the Donyatt Potteries

By: Richard Coleman-Smith; Terry Pearson

Price: £75.00

Publisher: UK, Phillimore & Co Ltd: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Sellers ID: 04053

ISBN: 0850335027

Condition: Near Fine


Donyatt in Somerset', about a mile and a half from Ilminster where we operate, was the site of continuous pottery production for 800 years. This comprehensive work describes not only the very thorough excavations and archaeological research into the industry at Donyatt but also draws on the unique range of documentary evidence that survives to provide the most complete study of a pottery so far researched today. There is a microfilm in a pocket on the rear paste down, an... View more info

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The Lightning Boys: True Tales from Pilots of the English Electric Lightning

By: Richard Pike

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Grub Street Publishing: 2012

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03840

ISBN: 190811715X

Condition: Very Good


This entertaining book which has over twenty individual stories from former Lightning pilots, relates the highs and low, the dramas and the demands of those who operated this iconic aircraft from the sharp end. There is a small mark on the fore edge of the text block, and there is light wear to the edges of the D/w. The price of the book includes UK 2nd class postage. View more info

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Fusing of the Ploughshare

By: Ritchie, Henry R.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Henry Ritchie: 1990

Edition: 4th Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Sellers ID: 03547

ISBN: 0951316400

Condition: Fine


The Fusing of the Ploughshare of an East Anglian farm worker who volunteers to join the colours of a Territorial Yeomanry Regiment before the Second World War, serving on the guns throughout the dark days of the Desert Campaigns in North Africa. The course of the war in North Africa is faithfully followed and is a vivid account of life in the desert, the privations encountered during those dark and yet glorious days. The D/W shows light shel-wear to the corners. A good, ... View more info

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Echoes of War: Portraits of War from Troy to the Gulf.

By: Robert Giddings

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Bloomsbury Books: 1992

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04036

ISBN: 0747510458

Condition: Near Fine


In this book Robert Giddings has encompassed the poignant and harrowing in prose and poetry. The selected writings, read in conjunction with Giddins's perceptive and illuminating commentary, present and evocative and thought-provoking portrait of conflict throughout history. The spine of the D/W is sun faded and there is wear to the top front corner. View more info

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Forgotten Voices of the Secret War

By: Roderick Bailey

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Ebury Press: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03683

ISBN: 0091918502

Condition: Near Fine


Drawing on the vast resources of the Imperial War Museum Sound Archive and featuring a mass of previously unpublished personal testimonies, this book is the definitive oral history of a remarkable organisation, showing how in the face of extreme danger and personal risk this select band of men and women helped tilt the conflict in the allies' favour. There is slight spine lean to the text block and the D/W has wear and a small tear to the base of the spine, and also a s... View more info

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Forgotten Voices of the Victoria Cross

By: Roderick Bailey; The Imperial War Museum

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Ebury Press: 2010

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04111

ISBN: 0091938163

Condition: Near Fine


The Victoria Cross is one of the world's most famous medals. It was introduced by Royal Warrant in 1856 to recognise ' most conspicuous bravery '. To date it has been awarded only 1,358 times. This book explores the very nature of bravery by those whose job it was to be brave. The is light wear to the d/w corners. View more info

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SAS Operation Storm: Nine men against four hundred

By: Roger Cole; Richard Belfield

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Hodder & Stoughton: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03974

ISBN: 1444726951

Condition: Near Fine


Operation Storm is the inside story- told by those who took part- of the greatest secret war in SAS history. The tipping point- Mirbat, South Oman, 19 July 1972 is one of the least-known yet most crucial battles of modern times. Operation Storm is a classic story of bravery against impossible odds, minute by minute, bullet by bullet. The D/W has light creasing to its top edge. View more info

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The Welsh Border

By: Rowley, Trevor

Price: £13.50

Publisher: UK., Tempus Publishing, Limited: 2001

Edition: Revised edition

Sellers ID: 02677

ISBN: 075241917X

Condition: Very Good


From prehistoric times to the Middle Ages, the Welsh Borders were the scene of continual strife, as can been seen from the Iron age and Roman forts,Offa's Dyke and the wealth of medieval castles to e found here. The author looks at the countryside, villages and towns of this area, and reveals the clues that they provide to the history of its people over the centuries. The soft covers show light ware to the corners. View more info

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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

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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