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Nelson

By: Forester, C. S.

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK., Chatham Publishing: 2001

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02844

ISBN: 1861761783

Condition: Very Good


Without avoiding Nelson's flaws, Forester delineates a character he obviously liked, one whose personal side is always observable Forester brilliantly brings the man alive and as a student of human nature, is able to understand the contradictions and peculiarities of his character. There is light spotting to the top of the text block. PLEASE NOTE: International Economy shipping to world zones 1 and 2 is by sea and could take up to 90 days to arrive. View more info

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William Makepeace Thackeray

By: Forster Margaret

Price: £13.55

Publisher: London, Seeker and Warburge: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01504

ISBN: 0436161095

Condition: Very Good


The memoirs of a Victorian gentleman book is in very good condition the d/w is very good condition . View more info

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Love and Louis XIV

By: Fraser, Antonia

Price: £13.55

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 00829

ISBN: 0297829971

Condition: Very Good


In this book Antonia Fraser brilliantly explores the rich dynamic that existed between Louis XIV and the many fascinating women who ornamented his personal life. There is a 10 mm tear at the bottom of the spine and there is sticker on the front saying ' As read on BBC Radio 4 '. View more info

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Fleet Battle and Blockade: The French Revolutionary War 1793-1797 (Caxton pictorial histories)

By: Gardiner, Robert

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Caxton Editions: 2004

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03476

ISBN: 184067363X

Condition: Near Fine


This volume is the first of five covering the whole of the French Revolutionary, Napoleonic and 1812 Wars based on contemporary images, a series depicting the reality of warfare under sail in a depth never previously attained. The D/J has a little edgewear and a small mark to its leading edge. A good clean tight copy. View more info

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Alec Guinness The Unknown: A Life

By: Garry O'Connor

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04140

ISBN: 0283073403

Condition: Very Good


Backed by impeccable research, including interviews with Guinness himself as well as those close to him, this riveting biography will at last fill in the gaps, adding a to depth to our understanding not just of Guinness's life but of his remarkable acting career. There is light creasing and wear to the top corners of the d/w. View more info

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Gazza My Story

By: Gascoigne Paul & Hunter Davies

Price: £13.55

Publisher: London, Headline: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 00387

ISBN: 0747271186

Condition: Very Good


So much has been written about Gazza over the years some fac,t some fiction, its hard to know the real story In this book you have a chance to read the real story behind one of footballs most famous players.the book is V/G but the D/W does have some rippling around the top including the spine View more info

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West's World: the Life and Times of Rebecca West

By: Gibb, Lorna

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Macmillan: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03216

ISBN: 0230714625

Condition: Very Good


Formidably talented Rebecca West was a towering figure in the British literary landscape, this insightful and vivid biography affords a dazzling insight into her life and work. A Good , clean copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. View more info

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Nightingales: Florence and Her Family

By: Gillian Gill

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Hodder & Stoughton Ltd: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03832

ISBN: 034082302X

Condition: Near Fine


Florence Nightingale is history's most famous nurse, the epitome of nurturing femininity. But behind the image of ' The Lady with the Lamp' was a brilliant , combative, complicated woman, struggling to escape a web of social prejudice and familial expectations. The text block is lightly tanned. View more info

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Richard III: A Medieval Kingship

By: Gillingham, John

Price: £11.30

Publisher: UK., Collins & Brown: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02871

ISBN: 1855852039

Condition: Very Good


No king aroused and continues to arouse stronger passions - for and against - than Richard III. During his reign, no king faced more determined opposition; yet in this century no king's reputation has been more staunchly defended. The covers show a little light wear to their edges. PLEASE NOTE: economy international shipping is by sea and could take up to 90 days to arrive. View more info

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The Other Russia: Experience of Exile

By: Glenny, Michael & Norman Stone

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Faber & Faber: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03421

ISBN: 0571135749

Condition: Fine


where is' the other Russia'? The answer is to be found throughout the world in the memories of the people exiled from their motherland by the extraordinary drama of the Russian Revolution. Here, for the first time, three generations of emigres from Russia tell their fascinating stories; why they fled, how, where they chose to go and what they found when they got there. There is light wear to the d/j on the head and base of the spine. View more info

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Whittle: The True Story

By: Golley, John

Price: £13.55

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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King Arthur: The True Story

By: Graham Phillips; Martin Keatman

Price: £14.00

Publisher: UK, Century: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04079

ISBN: 0712655808

Condition: Very Good


In this book the authors identify the historical King Arthur; a warrior whose name is preserved in a tenth century genealogy in the British Museum. And from a ninth century monologue, now in the Bodleian Library in Oxford, his family burial site is discovered: the real Avalon where Arthur himself was ultimately laid to rest. There is some light shelf wear to the d/w which also has some creasing to its head. View more info

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The Price of Command: A Biography of General Guy Simonds

By: Graham, Dominik

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Canada, Stoddart Publishing Co.Ltd: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03570

ISBN: 0773726926

Condition: Very Good


Lieutenant General Guy Granville Simonds was one of the Second World War most dynamic strategists and commanded enormous respect from British generals such as Bernard Montgomery and Alan Brooke. Now, in Price of Command, Dominik Graham tells the whole story for the first time, tracing Simond's family origins and detailing his postwar career as Canada's top military man. There is a faint water stain on the base of the rear hardcover and on the base of the rear panel on th... View more info

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Robert Graves: The Assault Heroic, 1895-1926 v. 1

By: Graves, Richard Percival.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1995

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03473

ISBN: 0297816314

Condition: Very Good


The authors finely judged and compassionate biography of his uncle is rooted in a treasured collection of family letters and diaries. This is a closely observed account of an unsettled young man's struggle to find inspiration. There is light shelf wear to the covers and text block. View more info

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The Last Tudor

By: Gregory, Phillipa

Price: £14.00

Publisher: UK, Simon & Schuster Ltd: 2017

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03591

ISBN: 1471133052

Condition: Fine


The Last Tudor' is Phillipa Gregory's final novel on the Tudor family. She brings a lifetime of study and love of her subject to this story of three young women finding their way in a world of deceit and danger. A fine, tight copy. View more info

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The SeaWolf : The Life of Admiral Cochrane

By: Grimble Ian

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK, Blond & Briggs Ltd: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02131

Condition: Very Good


Thomas Cochrane was, next only to Nelson, the most brilliant and daring naval commander Britain Has ever known. There is a small hole next to the spine on the D/W. View more info

Dazzle dazzle;the life and work of bob fosse

By: Grubb boyd kevin

Price: £11.30

Publisher: New york, St martin's press: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 01817

ISBN: 0312034148

Condition: Very Good


Book and d/w in very good condition. View more info

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William Pitt the Younger: A Biography.

By: Hague, William

Price: £10.84

Publisher: UK., HarperCollins Publishers Ltd: 2004

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02943

ISBN: 0007147198

Condition: Very Good


William Pitt the Younger was one of the most extraordinary figures in British history, who became Prime Minister in 1783 at the remarkable age of twenty-four. In this lively and authoritative biography, William Hague explains the dramatic events and exceptional abilities which allowed extreme youth to be combined with great power. The edges of the text block are lightly tanned. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take up to 90 days to arrive. View more info

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Hamilton Lewis My Story

By: Hamilton . Lewis

Price: £9.03

Publisher: london, Harper/Collins Publishers: 2007

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 01584

ISBN: 0007270054

Condition: Very Good


The book is in very good condition and is not price clipped,and has plenty of pictures. View more info

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Monty: Master of the Battlefield, 1942-44 Vol 2

By: Hamilton, Nigel

Price: £10.84

Publisher: UK., Sceptre: 1987

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02787

ISBN: 0340407840

Condition: Very Good


Monty : Master of the Battlefield 1942-1944 is the second of three volumes. Although the covers are protected by plastic there is an area of ware on the base of the rear cover. PLEASE NOTE: International Economy shipping to world zones 1 and 2 is by sea and could take upto 90 days to arrive. View more info