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Monty and Rommel: Parallel Lives

By: Caddick-Adams, Peter

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Preface Publishing: 2011

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02847

ISBN: 1848091524

Condition: Very Good


Two men who came to personify British and German generalship in the Second World War: Montgomery and Rommel. This is the first comparative biography written of the two. It explores how each was ' made ' by their war leaders, Churchill and Hitler. There is light marking to the text block front edge. View more info

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Charles Laughton: A Difficult Actor

By: Callow, Simon

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK, Methuen Publishing Ltd: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03082

ISBN: 0413587703

Condition: Very Good


Most actors are lucky to leave behind one memorable role. Charles Laughton's gift to the world- and to mimics - is unique. Not just one but three universally recognised creations; the Hunchback of Notre Dame, Henry VIII and Captain Bligh. These and glimpses of the complex actor behind them- live on, years after his death. The text block is lightly tanned with some spotting. View more info

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Born Fearless: From Kids' Home to SAS to Pirate Hunter - My Life as a Shadow Warrior

By: Campion, Phil

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK., Quercus Publishing: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02718

ISBN: 0857383779

Condition: Very Good


Not dead yet. Not kidnapped, captured, tortured or killed. But he has come close. Meet ' Big ' Phil Campion. To his fellow operators he's a private military contractor. To you or me he's a mercenary, a soldier of fortune, a gun for hire, selling violence to the highest bidder. But to Big Phil it's all just another chapter in a life spent fighting in the shadows. There is light marking on the text block edge. View more info

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Catch a Wave: The Rise, Fall, and Redemption of the Beach Boys' Brian Wilson

By: Carlin, Peter, James

Price: £16.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Rodale Books: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03042

ISBN: 1594863202

Condition: Very Good


Despite their utopian visions, infectious hooks, and stunning harmonies, the Beach Boys were beset by abuse, jealousy, and terrifying mental illness. In this book the author pulls back the curtains on Brian Wilson. One of popular music's most revered luminaries, as well as its biggest mystery. There is a black mark on the top of the text block which could mean it was a publishers remainder book. The D/W shows light wear to its corners. View more info

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Montgomery of Alamein

By: Chalfont, Alun

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02829

ISBN: 0297770810

Condition: Very Good


The figure that emerges from this book is one of the great paradoxes of recent military history - a general loved by his soldiers, feared by his enemies and heartily disliked by many of his contemporaries. The text block is grubby on its edges and the DJ although protected in plastic has tears and chips to its back panel. There is also a dedication in ink on the f.e.p. It is still a tight readable copy. View more info

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Albert Ball, V.C.

By: Chaz Bowyer

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Wales, Bridge Books: 1994

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04115

ISBN: 1872424392

Condition: Very Good


Albert Ball rose from obscurity to a position of international renown as a fighter pilot in only 15 months. He died at the age of 20, having been awarded the Military Cross, three distinguished Service Orders, the Russian Order of St George and posthumously the French Legion d'Honneur and Britain's highest decoration for gallantry in the face of the enemy , the Victoria Cross. There is light fading to the spine and creasing to the spine ends. View more info

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Boundless Horizons:: The Autobiography of Chris Bonington

By: Chris Bonington

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03956

ISBN: 0297646354

Condition: Very Good


This is the omnibus version of Chris Bonington's three volumes of his autobiography. The front blue board has a scratch on its face. The D/W has wear to its edges and corners. View more info

Letters and Diaries of Kathleen Ferrier

By: Christopher Fifield

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Boydell Press: 2003

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03995

ISBN: 1843830124

Condition: Very Good


Kathleen Ferrier's name endures to this day for she struck a chord with a wide-ranging public, in concerts, on records and on the radio, despite a career which lasted barely ten years. She must have been fun to know, and from this collection of letters, just over three hundred of them gathered from Britain and around the world as well has her personal diaries, what emerges provides a sunny picture in the gloomy landscape of post-Second World War days . A good, clea and t... View more info

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A Time to Lead: For Duty, Honor and Country

By: Clark, Wesley K.; Carhart, Tom

Price: £16.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Palgrave Macmillan Trade: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02837

ISBN: 1403984743

Condition: Very Good


After rising to the rank of four - star general as Nato's Supreme Allied Commander in Europe. Wesley Clark was drafted by popular demand to run for the Democratic U.S. presidential nomination in 2003, becoming a major leadership figure in politics. Here, for the first time, he uses his unique life experiences to reveal his vision for America. There is light wear to the edges of the boards and the text block has light spotting to its edges. View more info

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With Alex at War: From the Irrawaddy to the Po, 1941-1945

By: Clarke, Rupert

Price: £16.50

Publisher: UK., Pen & Sword.: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02675

ISBN: 0850527171

Condition: Very Good


With Alex at War, is more than an important historical account; it is an invaluable lesson in leadership. The central figure achieved consistent and remarkable results without the overt ruthlessness and overriding ambition that are today regarded as essential to success. Alex's record proves that personal example, firmness of purpose, good manners and total integrity are themselves war - winning qualities. This remarkable book published in the Centenary year of the Iris... View more info

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Journals

By: Cobain, Kurt

Price: £18.00

Publisher: USA, Riverhead Books: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03562

ISBN: 1573222321

Condition: Fine


Kurt Cobain filled dozens of notebooks with lyrics, drawings, and writings about his plans for Nirvana and his thoughts about fame, the state of music, and the people who bought and sold him and his music. More than twenty of these notebooks survived and have been locked in a safe since his death. Here is a mesmerizing insight in to one of the most influential musicians of his time. The corners of the hardcover are bumped and the D/W shows some shelf wear to its corners... View more info

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A Thing in Disguise: The Visionary Life of Joseph Paxton

By: Colquhoun, Kate

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Fourth Estate: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03474

ISBN: 0007143532

Condition: Fine


Drawing on thousands of Paxton's personal letters. This remarkable biography is a compelling story of a man who typifies the Victorian ideal of self- improvement and a touching portrait of one of that era's great heroes. The D/J shows light wear with markings to the front and rear panel. View more info

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G.K. Chesterton: A Half Century of Views

By: Conlon, D.J.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Oxford University Press: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03480

ISBN: 0192122606

Condition: Near Fine


In this collection of essays, D.J. Conlon presents the views of more than fifty writers on the private and public life of G.K. Chesterton. The D.J shows some light indentations to the back panel. A good clean tight copy. View more info

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The long affair: Thomas Jefferson and the French Revolution

By: Conor Cruise O'BRIEN

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Sinclair-Stevenson: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04353

ISBN: 1856196372

Condition: Very Good


In this biography, the author examines closely the various phases of Thomas Jefferson's relation to the French Revolution. He shows that Jefferson's commitment existed on two levels. At one level, it was a mystical priesthood in a holy cause. At another level, it was down-to-earth American politics, exploiting the popularity of the French Revolution with the American public, to the advantage of Virginia and Jefferson himself, and to the detriment of the commercial North... View more info

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Autobiography

By: Cooper, Henry

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Cassell & Co Ltd: 1972

Edition: 2nd Impression

Sellers ID: 03300

ISBN: 0304290432

Condition: Very Good


This is Henry Coopers warm- hearted, highly entertaining autobiography. Remembered for putting Cassius Clay on the floor with his famous left hook called " Enery's 'ammer". This book will delight all boxing fans and especially those who still remember Henry Cooper. The text block has light spotting to its edges and the D/W also shows light edgewear, it is also priced-clipped. There is a christmas gift message in ink on the front end paper. ' Have a thumping good Xmas Dad... View more info

Born Leader: Story of Guy Gibson VC

By: Cooper. Alan.W.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: UK, Independent Books: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03503

ISBN: 1872836038

Condition: Very Good


There is little doubt that if asked to name a bomber pilot from the Second World War most people would name Guy Gibson. This book is a detailed account of how circumstances moulded one of the most outstanding pilots of the Second World War. There is light marking to the font board and the corners are bumped. There is a small tear to the head of the spine on the D/w which also has wear to its corners and crimping to its edges. View more info

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R.J. Corbins: Travels of a Bothy Boy

By: Corbin, R.J & Jen Green

Price: £45.00

Publisher: UK, Potting Shed Publications: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Sellers ID: 03601

ISBN: 0952895609

Condition: Near Fine


Now in his ninth decade, Robert Corbin's " Travels of a Bothy Boy" makes fascinating reading not only for amateur and professional gardeners but also for everyone who cares about the natural environment. It is also an acknowledgement of his major contribution to the environmental wellbeing of London life . This number 512 of 1000 limited edition. A good clean and tight copy. View more info

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Heywood Sumner's Wessex

By: Cunliffe, Barry

Price: £16.50

Publisher: UK., Roy Gasson Associater: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02792

ISBN: 0948495014

Condition: Very Good


In this anthology Barry Cunliffe tells the story of Heywood Sumners life, introduces a selection of his writings on Wessex subjects and looks at his achievement as a naturalist, topographer and archaeologist. Fifty black-and-white illustrations and eight pages of colour plates show Sumner's delight in his adopted countryside. There are a couple of bumps to the base of the blue boards and the DJ shows shelf ware to its edges with a little creasing to its rear panel at the... View more info

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Adventures of a Young Naturalist: The Zoo Quest expeditions

By: David Attenborough

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Two Roads: 2017

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04002

ISBN: 1473664403

Condition: Very Good


Written with David Attenborough's trademark wit and charm, this book is not just the story of a remarkable adventure, but of the man who made us fall in love with the natural world, and who is still doing so today. There is a little creasing to the head of the d/w and spine. A good, clean and tight 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