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John Betjeman: New Fame, New Love

By: Bevis Hillier

Price: £17.50

Publisher: UK, John Murray Publishers Ltd: 2002

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03773

ISBN: 0719550025

Condition: Fine


This book is the centrepiece of Bevis Hillier's sparkling trilogy, one of the most entertaining of biographies . Betjeman's loves and longings are described, as well as the beginning of his close and enduring friendship with Lady Elizabeth Cavendish. The d/w has rippling to the top edge front and back and light wear to the top front corner. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Tudors

By: Bingham, Jane

Price: £11.30

Publisher: UK., Arcturus Publishing: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02662

ISBN: 1848378025

Condition: Very Good


The Tudor monarchs ruled for nearly 120 years. This book tells their story, from the pivotal Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485 when Richard III was killed and Henry VII took the crown, to 1603 when the ' virgin queen' Elizabeth I died without an heir . PLEASE NOTE: Economy shipping (2nd class) to World Zones 1 and 2 is by sea and will take between 60 and 90 days to arrive. View more info

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Walpole in powe

By: Black, Jeremy

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Sutton Publishing Ltd: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03424

ISBN: 075092523X

Condition: Fine


Robert Walpole was Britain's first prime minister and one of the great political figures of the eighteenth century. This study is essential reading for anyone interested in politics or the rich history of the period. With its fascinating parallels between Walpole's ministry and modern government, it will also appeal to those interested in current affairs. A good tight clean copy. View more info

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Speaking for Myself: The Autobiography.

By: Blair, Cherie

Price: £13.55

Publisher: Uk, Little, Brown: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02050

ISBN: 1408700980

Condition: Good


There is some shelf wear to the board edges an the D/J has creasing on the head and foot of the spine there is also a small tear on the head of the spine and there is wear to the top corners. View more info

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Complete Naturalist; A Life of Linnaeus

By: Blunt, Wilfrid

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, HarperCollins Distribution Services: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03407

ISBN: 000211142X

Condition: Very Good


This is a lively and enjoyable account of Linnaeus the man, of his adventures in the wilds of Lapland, of his family life and of his relations with his pupils, as well as of his epoch-making scientific achievements. The D/J is well worn on all its edges and down the spine. It has chips and tears to the spine head and base. The green boards and text block are in V/G order. View more info

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Lantern Slides: The Diaries and Letters of Violet Bonham Carter 1904-1914

By: Bonham Carter, Mark. & Mark Pottle

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03420

ISBN: 0297816497

Condition: Near Fine


Through these remarkable diaries and letters, published for the first time, the decade before the first world war- is seen from a unique ringside seat, social as well as political. Violet Bonham Carter is revealed as a diary and letter writer par excellence, recording a way of life in a world that was soon to disappear for ever. The d/j has crimping to its edges and light wear to the head of the spine. A good. clean and tight copy. View more info

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They That Sow

By: Booth ,Mary Warburton

Price: £11.30

Publisher: London, Pickering & Inglis: 0

Sellers ID: 01177

Condition: Good


This is the personal story of Mary Warburton Boot's missionary work in India.The book has faded green cloth boards and shows signs of shelf wear there is also a dedication in the fep.The D/J although in one piece is badly torn and chipped with pieces missing. View more info

A Peep at the Poms

By: Border Allan

Price: £13.55

Publisher: London, Arthur Barker: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01488

ISBN: 0213169460

Condition: Very Good


Book and d/w in v/g condition and is not price clipped. View more info

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Armoured Guardsmen : A War Diary, June 1944-April 1945

By: Boscowen, Robert

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK., Leo Cooper Ltd.: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02592

ISBN: 0850527481

Condition: Very Good


Armoured Guardsmen is a stirring story of front line action with the Coldstream Guards as they fight their way through North West Europe during the final year of the war. View more info

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Botham Head on The Autobiography

By: Botham Ian

Price: £10.84

Publisher: Ebury Press.: 2007

Edition: 5th Printing.

Sellers ID: 00167

ISBN: 0091921481

Condition: Fine


Sir Ian Botham voted the greatist english cricketer of the 20th century by the fans,was a geuine all rounder who ,when on form was simply unstoppable.this is a 5th impression in hard covers which is in fine condotion as is the D/W View more info

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Gordon Brown.

By: Bower Tom

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK, Harper/ Collins Ltd: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02035

ISBN: 000717540X

Condition: Very Good


The D/J has a small tear to the top corner on the back and rippling to the head and foot of the D/J. View more info

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Blind Eye to Murder: Britain, America, and the Purging of Nazi Germany--A Pledge Betrayed

By: Bower, Tom

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK., Andre Deutsch Ltd: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02573

ISBN: 0233972927

Condition: Very Good


The victorious alliance whose armies occupied Germany in 1945 was in an unprecedented position. Having proclaimed their struggle as a crusade against evil, they were committed to avenging the crimes of the Nazis and to the creation of a more just society. Sadly, although the rhetoric of British and American leaders had promised much, it was not supported by preparation or organisation. The author shows how quickly the crusade against the Nazis soon collapsed in the post... View more info

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Backstage Passes: Life on the Wild Side with David Bowie

By: Bowie, Angela; Carr, Patrick

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK., Orion: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02798

ISBN: 1857970217

Condition: Very Good


Backstage Passes is Angela Bowie's story, a raunchy rollercoaster of a memoir that reveals all. Scandalous ,sexy and uncompromising , this no ordinary star's wife's autobiography. It is a vivid account of an incredible era, a show business odyssey that spans four decades and recreates the glamour and raw energy of stars at the pinnacle of their careers. There is spotting to the text block edges and the DJ shows shelf ware and light scuffing. PLEASE NOTE: International E... View more info

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Henry VIII

By: Bowle John

Price: £10.84

Publisher: Newton Abbot, David & Charles .: 1973

Edition: Reprint

Sellers ID: 00541

ISBN: 0715359207

Condition: Good


The pages are marked in places and the d/w has some rippling along the top and there is some foxing on the page edges. View more info

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Bomber Barons

By: Bowyer, Chaz

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Book Club Associates: 1983

Edition: Book Club Edition

Sellers ID: 03305

Condition: Very Good


In this book the author shows the development of Bomber Command from the comparatively unorganised, non-cohesive raids of the early part of the war to the highly-trained and deadly offensive weapon it became under Sir Arthur Harris, from 1942 AOC-in-C of Bomber Command, the greatest baron of them all. The D/W shows light shelfware to its edges and scuffing to the front and rear panels. View more info

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Trenchard; Man of Vision

By: Boyle, Andrew

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK, Collins Publishers Ltd: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02539

Condition: Good


Trenchard must be numbered among the handful of truly great men that this country has produced in the last hundred years; one of the few who can be said to have changed the course of history; the to whom , after Churchill, this country owes most for its survival. He was the man who created the R.A.F. ; without him there could have been no Battle of Britain. The text block is lightly stained on the edges and there is a dedication on the f.e.p. The DJ is torn and chiped in... View more info

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Cheshire. V.C.

By: Braddon, Russell

Price: £16.26

Publisher: UK, Evans Brothers Ltd: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02538

Condition: Fair


Among the names of those RAF men whose gallantry and skill earned the public's deep gratitude and captured its imagination one , that of Group-Captain Leonard Cheshire, V.C. D.S.O. D.F.C. stands alone. Although not in the best of condition it is stiil a readable copy of this fascinating man. The black boards shows signs of shelf wear with light rubbing to the edges and bumps to the corners.The text block is spotted and tanned and has a dedication on the f.e.p.The DJ is t... View more info

Cheshire V.C

By: Braddon, Russell

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK, Evans Brothers Ltd: 1954

Edition: Reprints

Sellers ID: 02686

Condition: Good


Russell Braddon takes the Cheshire story form its earliest days up to the time of publication, with a wealth of detail. giving the reader a true and balanced picture of one of the most colourful and vivid personalities of the war and post war Britain. The boards shows wear to the base of the spine and edges and the text block is a little discoloured. Although the DJ is covered in clear plastic it is still worn, with small nicks around the head and base of the spine, the... View more info

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Cleopatra

By: Bradford, Ernle

Price: £11.30

Publisher: UK, Hodder & Stoughton Ltd: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02464

ISBN: 0340148640

Condition: Very Good


The waxing and waning powers of the 'Queen of the Nile', and bitter conflict between the two great cities, Latin Rome and Greek Alexandria, are described with eloquence and immediacy, and accompanied by 40 pages of colour and over 100 monochrome illustrations . There is some light marking to the title page, and the DW shows shelf ware and creasing with a sticker stating it is an out of print book. View more info

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Davies Progress

By: Braithwaite E.c

Price: £13.55

Publisher: Cheshire, Braithwaite: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Sellers ID: 01376

ISBN: 0072233389

Condition: Very Good


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