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White Mughals

By: Dalrymple, William

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Penguin Books: 2004

Edition: 13th edition

Sellers ID: 03164

ISBN: 0143030469

Condition: Very Good


Thoroughly researched and brilliantly narrated, this book is an astonishing work of history, and a remarkable tale of love, adventure, harem politics, secret assignations, court intrigue, religious disputes and espionage. A good ,clean and tight copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. View more info

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Almost Forty Years of Southsea Rock and Pompey Blues

By: Dave Allen

Price: £30.00

Publisher: UK, Minerva Press: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04118

ISBN: 1861067739

Condition: Very Good


Follow Dave Allen's story from the 1960's to the 1990's, the fashion, the music, and even the hair from quiffs to mop-tops. This is a compelling read; it is like watching a brilliant film with a memorable soundtrack, the overall effect is animating. A tight , clean copy. View more info

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Scott of the Antarctic: The Definitive Biography

By: David Crane

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, HarperCollins Publishers: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03854

ISBN: 0007450443

Condition: Near Fine


David Crane's definitive biography brings the man behind the legend to life, allowing Scott's voice to echo through its pages. Scott emerges as an extraordinary figure, a superlative leader of men in possibly the harshest environment on the planet. The price of this book includes 2nd class postage. View more info

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John Adams

By: David McCullough

Price: £11.30

Publisher: U.S.A., Simon & Schuster: 2002

Edition: 10th Edition<not specified>

Sellers ID: 02511

ISBN: 0743223136

Condition: Very Good


In this powerful epic biography, David McCullough unfolds the adventurous life-journey of John Adams, the brilliant fiercely independent, often irascible, always honest Yankee patriot who spared nothing in his zeal for the American revolution; who rose to become the second President of the United States and saved the country from blundering into an unnecessary war; and whose marriage to the wise and valiant Abigail Adams is one of the moving love stories in American hist... View more info

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Judy Garland

By: David Shipman

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Fourth Estate Ltd: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03901

ISBN: 1872180957

Condition: Near Fine


Judy Garland was one of the twentieth century's most popular entertainers. In this full length biography, the author traces the extraordinary life of a star who enchanted cinema audiences in the '30s and '40s and went on to thrill concert audiences in the 50's and 60's. The author also recreates the electrifying atmosphere of Garland's live performances. The D/w shows light shelf wear. View more info

Sir Gregor Macgregor and the Land That Never Was

By: David Sinclair

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Headline Book Publishers Ltd: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03955

ISBN: 0755310799

Condition: Near Fine


This remarkable book tells, for the first time, the story of one of the greatest frauds in history - a story as colourful and bizarre as the man who masterminded it. The D/W has shelf-wear to its edges and corners. A tight and clean copy. View more info

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Snatching Defeat from the Jaws of Victory.

By: David Wragg

Price: £13.50

Publisher: UK, Sutton Publishing: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03661

ISBN: 0750924748

Condition: Fine


Illustrated with a selection of archive photographs, this book gives a fascinating overview of some of the most notorious- and some not-so-famous - military blunders of the twentieth century, providing us with some valuable lessons in hindsight. There is a gift dedication on the front endpaper, and the price on the front flap has been scribbled out by biro. The D/W shows light shelf wear. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Fred; The Definitive Biography Of Fred Dibnah

By: David, Hall.

Price: £13.55

Publisher: London UK, Bantam Press: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 01981

ISBN: 0593058046

Condition: Very Good


This definitive biography will delight Fred's many fans View more info

Admiral Lord ST.Vincent: Saint or Tyrant? The Life of Sir John Jervis Nelson's Patron

By: Davidson . James D.G.

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK, Pen and Sword Ltd.: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02120

ISBN: 184415386X

Condition: Very Good


Admiral Lord St Vincent-Saint or Tyrant? is compelling reading for all with an interest in British maritime history and reveals the true character of a man who was formidable even by the exacting standards of his period. View more info

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Matt Dawson - Nine Lives: The Autobiography

By: Dawson, Matt; Spink, Alex

Price: £13.55

Publisher: London UK, HarperCollins/Willow: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 01990

ISBN: 0007165668

Condition: Very Good


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The Hare with Amber Eyes: A Family's Century of Art and Loss

By: de Waal, Edmund

Price: £13.55

Publisher: USA, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03552

ISBN: 0374105979

Condition: Near Fine


The Ephrussis were a grand family, as rich and respected as the Rothschilds, who " burned like a comet " in nineteenth century Paris and Vienna society. Yet by the end of World War II, almost the only thing remaining of their vast empire was a collection of 264 wood and ivory carvings, none of them larger than a matchbox. Edmund De Waal unfolds the story of a remarkable family and a tumultuous century. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Nelson's Favourite : HMS Agamemnon at War 1781 - 1809

By: Deane, Anthony

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK, Chatham Publishing: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02139

ISBN: 1861760019

Condition: Very Good


This compelling narrative recounts the 28-year career of HMS Agamemnon, a 64-gun ship of the line which became one of the most famous vessels of the Royal Navy, commanded between 1793 and 1796 by Nelson, who always referred to her as his favorite ship. This fascinating account of her career highlightss all the significant events of the period and portrays the authentic world of the Nelsonic era. There is a little rippling to the top of the D/W. View more info

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The Lost King of France: Revolution, Revenge and the Search for Louis XVII

By: Deborah Cadbury

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Fourth Estate: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03728

ISBN: 1841155888

Condition: Fine


Royalty, revolution and mystery - the dramatic true story of Louis XVII, son of Marie Antoinette, and an extraordinary detective story that spans more than two hundred years. The D/W shows light shelf wear to its panels and edges. View more info

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Rifling Through My Drawers

By: Dickson Wright, Clarissa

Price: £13.50

Publisher: UK, Hodder & Stoughton: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03140

ISBN: 0340977450

Condition: Very Good


With her inimitable wit and outspoken views, Clarissa Dickson Wright opens her diary and us on a journey around her life. There is light rippling to the top edge of the D/J. A good clean tight copy. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive View more info

Michael Schumacher : The rise of a Genius.

By: Domenjoz

Price: £13.55

Publisher: Uk, Parragon Plus: 2002

Edition: Uk First Edition

Sellers ID: 02095

ISBN: 0752592289

Condition: Very Good


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Enchantment. the Life of Audrey Hepburn

By: Donald Spoto

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Harmony Books: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04102

ISBN: 0091796555

Condition: Very Good


With all the insight, background knowledge and intimate sympathy for his subject, Donald Spoto truly captures the spirit of an elusive, beautiful, talented and vulnerable woman. The d/w shows light shelf wear with a small nic to the head of the spine. It is also priced clipped. View more info

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William the Conqueror

By: Douglas, David C.

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK, Eyre & Spottiswood Ltd: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02927

Condition: Very Good


No medieval King is more famous than William the Conqueror, and no event in the whole of English history has been more debated than the Norman conquest. This book is both a study of Anglo-Norman history based upon long and detailed research, and also the biography of a man whose personal career was spectacular. It is, too, a work in which a wealth of scholarship is linked to a most lucid and agreeable style. The D/W is worn and torn to the head and base of the spine plus... View more info

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Genius in the Family : An Intimate Memoir of Jacqueline Du Pre.

By: Du Pre, Hilary; Du Pre, Piers.

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK, Chatto & Windus.: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02326

ISBN: 1856197530

Condition: Very Good


This is not a traditional biography nor an account of Jackie's career; it is a memoir of a whole family, seen from within. Hilary and Piers du Pre' have together written a book which ill go straight to the reader's heart. There is light creasing to the head and heel of the DW. View more info

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Life in the Fast Lane: The Inside Story of the Ferrari Years

By: Eddie Irvine.

Price: £13.55

Publisher: London UK, Ebury Press: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 01989

ISBN: 0091874602

Condition: Very Good


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More Dorset Diaries or Life after Perdita.

By: Edelsten, David

Price: £11.30

Publisher: UK, Halsgrove: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02146

ISBN: 1841144827

Condition: Very Good


Horses, dogs, hunting, the church , family and village are all part of the ways of life in rural Dorset as experienced by David Edelsten. This companion volume to Dorset Diaries is certain to delight true countrymen everywhere. View more info