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Wild Mary: A Life of Mary Wesley

By: Patrick Marnham

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Chatto & Windus: 2006

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03867

ISBN: 0701179910

Condition: Near Fine


'Wild Mary' is a remarkable book about a women who was courageous, sensual, talented and ruthless. Readers will enjoy her story not only for its witty anecdotes and devastating one-liners, but also for the intimate portrait it builds of a multi-layered personality in which much was hidden. Mary Wesley talked freely to the author- yet took some of secrets to the grave, leaving behind a number of fascinating clues. The text block is lightly tanned and the D/W shows light w... View more info

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The Pattons: A Personal History of an American Family

By: Patton, Robert H.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Crown: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02848

ISBN: 0517590689

Condition: Very Good


A unique portrait of the well-known military family and in particular, its most illustrious member, General George S. Patton Jr., eloquently written by the general's grandson. There is light marking to the DJ . View more info

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The Great Escaper: The Life and Death of Roger Bushell - Love, Betrayal, Big X and The Great Escape

By: Pearson, Simon.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK., Hodder & Stoughton: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02777

ISBN: 1444760661

Condition: Very Good


Roger Bushell was ' Big x', mastermind of the mass breakout from Stalag Luft lll in March 1944, immortalised in the Hollywood film The Great Escape. Simon Pearson's revealing biography is vivid account of war and love, triumph and tragedy - one man's attempt to challenge remorseless tyranny in the face of impossible odds. There is light tanning to the f.e.p View more info

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The Real Hornblower: Life of Admiral Sir James Gordon, GCB

By: Perrett, Bryan

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Arms & Armour Ltd: 1998

Edition: Reprints

Sellers ID: 02790

ISBN: 1854094068

Condition: Very Good


Ever since C.S.Forester's fictional hero Hornblower began to delight readers , there has been speculation as to which naval officer he was based on. The author believes that Forester based Hornblower on Captain James Alexander Gordon RN, and with further investigation he found more correlation between the two figures. The DJ shows light ware to the edges and corners. View more info

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Partners in Command: George Marshall and Dwight Eisenhower in War and Peace

By: Perry, Mark

Price: £12.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Penguin Books: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02732

ISBN: 0143113852

Condition: Very Good


George Marshall and Dwight Eisenhower formed arguably the most important military partnership of World War II, but the nature of their relationship has eluded historians for years. This is an extraordinary portrait of an often ignored - and misunderstood - alliance between two iconic figures and the ways in which their unusual partnership would ultimately shape years of American foreign policy. View more info

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Edward Lear : A Biography

By: Peter Levi

Price: £14.00

Publisher: UK, Pan Macmillan: 1996

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03851

ISBN: 0333647351

Condition: Near Fine


Edward lear was an eccentric and admirable poet, whose nonsense verse has endured him to generations of children. He was also a brilliant watercolourist and an intrepid traveller. to this lively study of the life and work of one of the most modest of eminent Victorians, Peter Levi brings poetic sensitivity and wide-ranging erudition. The price of this book includes 2nd class postage View more info

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Handwriting; A national Survey

By: Piggot, Reginald

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, George Allen & Unwin Ltd: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03374

Condition: Good


This book is the culmination of many years of research and experiment. Superbly illustrated , anyone interested in handwriting will enjoy. The top of the text block has some light spotting and tanning. The D/W has wear and small tears to its edges and corners and is also price-clipped. Still a tight copy. View more info

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Horatio Nelson

By: Pocock, Tom

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Uk, Brockhampton Press 1999, : 1999

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02879

ISBN: 1860199089

Condition: Very Good


Tom Pocock's biography of Horatio nelson is written with obvious authority. It takes us through his life from birth to death, not only with a wealth of new detail but also with richness of quotation from contemporary letters and papers which dramatically points up the detail. This book should have as much appeal to the general reader as to those with a knowledge of the naval history of the times. The text block has light marking to its edges, and there is light shelf wea... View more info

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A Soldier's Way: An Autobiography

By: Powell, Colin L. and Persico

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK., Arrow Books: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02740

ISBN: 009943993X

Condition: Very Good


This is a stirring, only - in - America story of one determined man's journey from the South Bronx to directing the mightiest of military forces. There is light rubbing to the edges of the spine and a crease running down the spine. View more info

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Harry-A Man Walks On to a Pitch: Stories from a Life in Football

By: Redknapp, Harry

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Ebury Press: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03418

ISBN: 0091955521

Condition: Near Fine


Harry Redknapp shares a lifetime's experience of obsessing over football, during which he has seen it all first hand - the good, the bad and the unbelievable. The corners of the D/J shows light wear and there is the ghost of a label on the front panel. View more info

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The Life and Times of Mickey Rooney

By: Richard A. Lertzman; William J. Birnes

Price: £20.00

Publisher: USA, Gallery Books: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04103

ISBN: 1501100963

Condition: Near Fine


The Life and Times of Mickey Rooney', is the definitive biography of the iconic actor and Hollywood legend ( 1920 - 2014 ) and his extravagant, sometimes tawdry life, drawing on exclusive interviews with those who knew him best. A tight , clean copy. View more info

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An Appetite For Wonder: The Making of a Scientist

By: Richard Dawkins

Price: £17.00

Publisher: UK, Bantam Press: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04042

ISBN: 0593070895

Condition: Very Good


Born to parents who were enthusiastic naturalists, and linked through his wider family to a clutch of accomplished scientists. But what were the influences that shaped his life and intellectual development ? And who inspired him to become the pioneering scientist and public thinker. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Marlene Dietrich Remembered: A Woman at War.

By: Riva, David.J. ( Editor)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Painted Turtle: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03151

ISBN: 0814332498

Condition: Very Good


Marlene Dietrich's conflicted personal journey from Berliner to American soldier during World War II is as intense as any role she played on screen In this collection of interviews and photographs, the many facets of Dietrich's personality and of her life during World war II are recounted by those whose lives she touched. The D/J shows signs of shelf-wear with light rubbing to both front and back panels, and there are some indentations on the back panel. View more info

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The Specialist: The Personal Story of an Elite Specialist in Covert Operations

By: Rivers,Gayle

Price: £13.50

Publisher: UK., Guild Publishing Ltd.: 1985

Edition: Book Club Edition

Sellers ID: 02811

Condition: Very Good


Among mercenaries, as in all professions, there is a hierarchy of rank and stature and the tough-talking, flashy ' dogs of war' who grab the headlines are often at the bottom of it. at the top is an elite group of specialists who plan and execute the most dangerous and politically sensitive missions, far away from the media spotlight, and ex-Anzac special forces ( SAS) covert warfare expert Gayle Rivers is a leader even among that elite. The DJ shows light shelf ware to... View more info

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Sword and Wig: The Memoirs of a Lord Justice

By: Robin Dunn

Price: £16.50

Publisher: UK, Quiller Press: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03898

ISBN: 1870948882

Condition: Very Good


The first part of Sword and Wig, describes in sharpe focus the European and Desert theatres in World War II. Sir Robin's Dunkirk, Western Desert and D Day diaries illuminate the events as if they were yesterday. The second part of the book follows the meteoric legal career of Lord Justice Dunn after his call to the bar in 1948. The red boards has light wear and the D/W has some creasing to its edges and corners. european and Desert View more info

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From Journey's End to The Dam Busters: The Life of R.C. Sherriff, Playwright of the Trenches

By: Roland Wales.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, Pen and Sword: 2016

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04157

ISBN: 1473860695

Condition: Very Good


English playwright R.C. Sherriff came to fame with his First World War drama ' Journey's End ', which was based on his own experiences as a young officer on the Western front. This book rediscovers Sherriff using his own words - his letters, diaries, published and unpublished manuscripts - to shed light on a man who ironically gained his greatest success from the trench warfare he found so difficult to bear. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Fighting for Peace

By: Rose, Michael.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, The Harvill Press: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03452

ISBN: 1860465129

Condition: Near Fine


Renowned for his role in command of the SAS in the Falklands War and, earlier, for directing the rescue at the Iranian Embassy siege, General Sir Michael Rose tells the inside story of one of the toughest challenges of his career, as Commander of the UN Protection Force in Bosnia in 1994. The D/J shows edge wear and rubbing to its corners. View more info

The Early Arrival Of Dreams

By: Rosemary Mahoney

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK, Macdonald & Co ( Publishers ) Ltd.: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03810

ISBN: 0356197506

Condition: Near Fine


An extraordinarily moving and sensitive account of a young American teacher's effort to work in China and learn from those she came to know - a sensitive thoughtful, beautifully rendered story, and a fine novelist's sensibility brought to tradition of personal, documentary writing. Their is light tanning to the text block. The D/W shows wear to its edges and a small tear to the lower bottom back corner. a clean tight copy. View more info

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Spitfire Odyssey: My Life at Supermarines, 1936-57

By: Russell.C.R

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Kingfisher Railway Productions.: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03498

ISBN: 0946184186

Condition: Fine


This is the biography of Cyril Richard Russel who spent most of his life working in the aviation industry.Joining the Supermarine Aviation Works Ltd. at the age of 14 and gaining an apprenticeship as a sheet metal worker and staying with the company until 1946. The d/w shows light shelf wear and is priced clipped. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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McQueen: The Biography

By: Sandford, Christopher

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, HarperCollins Entertainment: 2001

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03114

ISBN: 0002571951

Condition: Very Good


McQueen' brings life to the Hollywood icon, the enigmatic and intensely troubled King of Cool who was both admired and feared by those who knew him. This is the definitive story of the complex man behind the icon of cool. The text block has some light marking to its edges, and a slight lean on the spine, the D/J has a small tear to the rear bottom corner, it is also priced-clipped. View more info