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Lord Byron: Accounts Rendered

By: Moore, Doris Langley

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, John Murray Publishers: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03444

ISBN: 0719530954

Condition: Near Fine


Byron's life was cut short at thirty-six, but he had lived it so fully and among such varied scenes that a wealth of biographical material has come down to prosperity. The author is one of the few people who has sorted through these papers to find the man behind the myth. There is a gift dedication on the fep. The black boards has bumps to the top corners, the d/j does show light shelf wear to its edges. A good , clean copy. View more info

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Grunge

By: Moore, Thurston

Price: £15.00

Publisher: USA, Harry N. Abrams: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03575

ISBN: 081095317X

Condition: Very Good


The genesis of the Grunge Revolution was captured in the eighties and nineties by photographer Michael Lavine, who had the fortuitous eye to document the opening salvo of this cultural explosion beginning on the streets of the cities and towns of the Pacific NorthWest.Lavine shot the Punks and the bands extolling the Grunge aesthetic to the world. The hardcovers show light shelf wear and there is a small tear on the base of the front board. ... View more info

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Montgomery

By: Moorehead, Alan

Price: £15.00

Publisher: GmBH, military book society: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02681

Condition: Good


In 1942 the name of the little-known general suddenly became a household word in Britain, ranking with Marlborough and Wellington. An unbroken run of success in battle, a personality blessed with a touch of eccentricity - these things made Monty a legend in his own lifetime. There is spotting to the text block edges and the DJ show shelf ware and is lightly faded and also has a small nick to the base of the spine. The rear end -paper is dirty. View more info

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Lord of the Isle: The Extravagent Life and Times of Colin Tennant (Lord Glenconner)

By: Nicholas Courtney

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Bene Factum Publishing Ltd: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03110

ISBN: 190307164X

Condition: Very Good


This is the remarkable life story of Colin Tennant ( Lord Glenconner ) which charts the successes and failures of a man determined to make something out of nothing. He bought a small Caribbean island and strove to turn it into a luxurious holiday destination. and he succeeded. The happenings of the great and good on the isle of Mustique were of constant interest to the press. A good clean tight copy. View more info

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Nelson's Battles: The Art of Victory in the Age of Sail

By: Nicholas, Tracy

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Gerald Duckworth & Company: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02695

ISBN: 1861760035

Condition: Very Good


Nelson's Battles covers in detail all the great sea battles, the ships and their armament, strategy, battle tactics, signals and instructions and, not least, the protagonist himself. The DJ shows light shelf wear. View more info

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Napoleon: 1812

By: Nicolson, Nigel

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02134

ISBN: 0297787101

Condition: Very Good


This stirring account of Napoleon's invasion of Russia vividly brings to life one of the most dramatic events in history. Though it occurred in only six months, nearly half a million men died. Why did he invade Russia? Why , in spite of his early successes and the capture of Moscow, did he fail. This book tries to answer these qustions. View more info

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Rupert Brooke: Life, Death and Myth

By: Nigel Jones

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Head of Zeus: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04406

ISBN: 1781857032

Condition: Very Good


This revised edition of Nigel Jones's admired biography, including an account of a previously unknown affair, reveals a more conflicted and troubled individual than the gilded Adonis of English literary legend. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Rosie's War: An Englishwoman's Escape From Occupied France

By: Noel Holland; Rosemary Say

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Michael O'Mara Books: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03668

ISBN: 1843175576

Condition: Near Fine


This thrilling memoir, illustrated with priceless and irreplaceable photographs, drawings and documents, makes a fitting tribute to those largely unsung civilian women who, although caught up in the greatest conflict in history, still refused to give in. The corners of the black boards have been bumped. A good ,tight copy View more info

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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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Freud: A Life for Our Time

By: Peter Gay

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, Little Books Ltd: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04432

ISBN: 190443553X

Condition: Very Good


In this biography, Professor Peter Gay reconstructs the life, and ideas of Sigmund Freud. The author makes full use of the large amount of fresh material that has become available to produce one of the most important books on freud ever published. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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When A Crocodile Eats the Sun

By: Peter Godwin

Price: £15.00

Publisher: uk, Picador: 2007

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 03725

ISBN: 0330433695

Condition: Fine


Peter Goodwin's book combines vivid reportage, moving personal stories and revealing memoir, and traces his family's quest to belong in hostile lands - a quest that spans three continents and half a century. A good, clean and tight copy. 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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Virginia Woolf: Vol II Mrs Woolf, 1912-41

By: Quentin Bell

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, The Hogarth Press Ltd: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04433

ISBN: 0701203714

Condition: Very Good


This volume discusses in detail her life with Lenard Woolf and the prolonged mental breakdown of the years 1912-1915. The origins and growth of the Hogarth Press are described and also Virginia's gradual emergence as a novelist of ever-increasing reputation. The D/W shows light wear to its extremities. A good, tight copy. View more info