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The Aeroplane: Pictorial Review ( No. 3)

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Temple Press: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03818

Condition: Fair


In this book are many new and spectacular types of aircraft and missiles which made their appearance during 1958 lend outstanding interest to this third annual collection of photographs from The Aeroplane. Containing over 250 illustrations, grouped in sections for ease of comparison and accompanied by descriptive captions. The hardcovers have water marking to the base of the spine and the bottom edge of the boards. The front and back free end papers are tanned. The D/w ... View more info

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The Death of King Arthur: The Immortal Legend (Penguin Hardback Classics)

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Penguin Classics: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02921

ISBN: 1846141931

Condition: Very Good


Born with the help of Merlin's magic, blessed with the sword of Excalibur, Arthur becomes king of a troubled, leaderless England, beginning a golden age of chivalry at the court of Camelot. View more info

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The War For All The Oceans: From Nelson at the Nile to Napoleon at Waterloo

By: Adkins, Roy;

Price: £16.50

Publisher: UK, Little, Brown.co.uk: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02923

ISBN: 0316728373

Condition: Very Good


Brought vividly to life by the words and stories of people caught up in the conflict, this is a sweeping history of the years of naval warfare that set the balance of power in Europe for the following century. Encompassing gallant duels between single ships, bloody battles between huge fleets, daring coastal raids, amphibious assaults on naval bases and the subtleties of espionage and naval intelligence, this global conflict truly was ' The War for all the Oceans.' There... View more info

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Letters From A Lost Generation: First World War Letters of Vera Brittain and Four Friends

By: Alan Bishop and Mark Bostridge ( Editors )

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Little, Brown: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04210

ISBN: 0316646644

Condition: Near Fine


Letters from a Lost generation' ia a memorable selection of letters, written in the years 1913 to 1918, between Vera Brittain and four young men - her fiance, her younger brother and their two close friends, whose experiences in the First World War, in which all four men were killed, inspired her famous autobiography, ' A Testament of Youth.' A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Children Of England - The Heirs Of King Henry VIII.

By: Alison. Weir

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Jonathan Cape: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04155

ISBN: 0224038338

Condition: Very Good


This book begins at the point where Alison Weir's bestseller ' The Six Wives of Henry VIII ' came to an end, and covers the period until Elizabeth succeeded to the throne in 1558. Making use of contemporary sources, she brings to vivid life one of the most extraordinary periods of English history, when each of Henry's heirs was potentially the tool of powerful political or religious figures, and when the realm was seething with intrigue and political change. There is lig... View more info

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Arthur and the Lost Kingdoms

By: Alistair Moffat

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Trafalgar Square: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04035

ISBN: 029764324X

Condition: Very Good


This book rewrites the legend of King Arthur. It radically relocates Arthur's headquarters - his Camelot - and how and where he won his brilliant victories. It will shatter all existing assumptions about Britain's most famous hero. There is light speckling and marks to the head of the text block. A good, tight copy. View more info

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The Turks Today

By: Andrew Mango

Price: £18.00

Publisher: USA, The Overlook Press: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04151

ISBN: 1585676152

Condition: Very Good


In this sequel to his acclaimed biography,Ataturk, Andrew Mango provides such a portrait, tracing the republic's development since the death of its founder and bringing to life the Turkish people and their vibrant society. There is a black mark across the bottom of the text block indicating it is a remainder book. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Shadow of the Titanic: The Extraordinary Stories of Those Who Survived

By: Andrew Wilson

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Simon & Schuster Ltd: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04001

ISBN: 1847377300

Condition: Very Good


Although we think we know the story of the Titanic, little has been written about what happened to the survivors after the tragedy . How did they cope in the aftermath of this horrific event? How did they remember that terrible night, a disaster that has been likened to the destruction of a small town. There is creasing and to the edge and top corners of the d/w. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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D-Day: The Battle for Normandy

By: Antony Beevor

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Penguin: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04447

ISBN: 067088703X

Condition: Very Good


Making use of overlooked and new material from over thirty archives in a half a dozen countries, D-Day is the most vivid and well-researched account yet of the Battle of Normandy. Anthony Beevor's gripping narrative conveys the true experience of war. A d/w shows wear to its extremities and corners, and there is light tanning to the text block. View more info

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Forgotten Voices of the Second World War.

By: Arthur, Max

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Ebury Press Ltd: 2004

Edition: 4th Edition

Sellers ID: 02342

ISBN: 0091897343

Condition: Good


Here , in the raw, are the personal experiences of ordinary men and women from around the world, including British, Irish, French, German, American, Japanese, Australian and New Zealand accounts. Between them, their individual voices make up an immediate and vivid narrative of the Second World War. The Boards and dW shows light signs of use and the page edges has some light mottling. View more info

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British Civil Aircraft Registers including Ireland1919-99

By: Austin, Michael

Price: £45.00

Publisher: UK, Air Britain Historians Ltd: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03410

ISBN: 0851302815

Condition: Fine


For anyone interested in aviation and civilian aircraft this book is a must. From front to back cover it is full of registration numbers of all sorts of aircraft dating from 1919 - 1999. It does not have a D/J A fine, tight copy. View more info

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A to Z of Royal Naval ships Badges 1919-1989 Volume 2 - HMS Bacchante - HMS Buzzard

By: B J Wilkinson, T.P.Stopford and D.Taylor.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Neptune Books: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03843

ISBN: 1870842022

Condition: Fine


This book is the second in a series of twenty volumes which, when completed, will illustrate and describe every badge of the Royal Navy, approved by the ship's Badges Committee from 1919 to 1989. The covers are covered in a clear protective cover. On the copright page there is a small stamp with the former owners name. The price of the book includes UK 2nd class postage. View more info

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The A-Z of Royal Naval ships' Badges 1919-1989: Volume ! HMS Abdiel- HMS Avon Vale.

By: B.J.Wilkinson, T.P. Stopford and D.Taylor

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Neptune Books Ltd: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03829

Condition: Fine


This book is the first in a series of twenty volumes which, when completed will illustrate and describe every badge of the Royal Navy to be approved by the ship's Badges committee from 1919 until 1989. Full of black & white photographs of Royal naval ship's and their descriptions, a must for the modern naval historian or naval enthusiast. View more info

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Battles Lost and Won: Great Campaigns of World War II

By: Baldwin, Hanson.W

Price: £15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Harper & Row: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02814

ISBN: 1568520107

Condition: Very Good


The military editor of the New York Times evaluates crucial battles of the Second World War, analyzing what happened in each and why, as well as the larger results. The DJ shows light shelf wear and there is light spotting on the edges of the text block. View more info

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The Guns of August: The Classic Bestselling Account of the Outbreak of the First World War

By: Barbara Tuchman

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK, Penguin: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04379

ISBN: 0241968216

Condition: Very Good


Barbara Tuchman's universally acclaimed, Pulitzer prize-winning account of how the first the first thirty days of battle determined the course of the First World War is today revered as the classic account of the conflict's opening. There is light tanning to the text block A good clean copy. View more info

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Conquest

By: Barker, Juliet

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Little Brown: 2009

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02916

ISBN: 1408700832

Condition: Very Good


Supremely evocative and brilliantly told,' Conquest' is narrative history at its most colourful and compelling - the true story of those who fought for an English Kingdom in France. There is light spotting to the top of the text block. View more info

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Arthur: Roman Britains Last Champion

By: Beram Saklatvala

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., David & Charles: 1971

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 02679

ISBN: 0715352016

Condition: Good


This is an exciting documentary study, contemporary in approach, by an author who has a n expert knowledge of Roman Britain and its aftermath. Arthur emerges as an immensely dominating figure, both triumphant and tragic. There is staining to the end papers front and rear and the text block is spotted on the edges. The DJ has a damp patch to the head of the rear panel. View more info

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Serenade to the Big Bird (Schiffer Military History)

By: Bert Stiles

Price: £18.00

Publisher: USA, Schiffer Publishing: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04093

ISBN: 0764313967

Condition: Near Fine


After completing a tour of duty ( thirty-five missions ) in B-17s, Bert Stiles transfered to a fighter squadron. Just four months later he was killed in action on an escort mission to Hanover, Germany , on 26 November 1944. Stiles book was written in the period between the two tours, he was twenty three. There is a small tear to the rear top corner of the d/w. View more info

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Trafalgar: The Untold Story of the Greatest Sea Battle in History

By: Best, Nicholas

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03604

ISBN: 0297846221

Condition: Fine


Nicholas Best recreates the terrible tension and uncertainty of the naval campaign that led to one of the most famous sea fights in history. The author's original research draws on a wide range of eyewitnesses to craft a truly gripping minute-by-minute account of the most famous sea battle of all time. We have covered this book in a removable protective cover which will come with the book. A good , clean and tight copy. View more info

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Faster Than Sound: The Story of Supersonic Flight

By: Bill Gunston

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Haynes Pubns: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03859

ISBN: 1852603178

Condition: Fine


Aviation expert Bill Gunston explains in simple language why many of the basic rules of aerodynamics change completely at exactly at the speed of sound. Superbly illustrated, this meaty book is packed with technical information yet presented in an easily digestible style. It makes fascinating reading. A fine, tight , clean copy. View more info