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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

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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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Witness To War: Diaries Of The Second World War In Europe And The Middle East

By: Richard Aldrich

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, Doubleday: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04564

ISBN: 0385606788

Condition: Very Good


This book is an eye-opening retelling of the war experience through the private diaries kept by people from all walks of life and from many countries. As early as 1938 city-dwellers across Europe expected destruction on an epic scale. Men, women and children who had never kept a diary before began to chronicle their own responses to what they knew would be a unique moment in world history. A good, tight copy. View more info

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An Appetite For Wonder: The Making of a Scientist

By: Richard Dawkins

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Bantam Press: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03722

ISBN: 0593070895

Condition: Fine


From innocent child to charismatic world famous scientist, Richard Dawkins paints a colourful, richly textured canvas of his early life. Honest self-reflection and witty anecdotes are interspersed with touching reminiscences of family and friends, literature, poetry and songs. We are finally able to understand the private influences that shaped the public man who, more than anyone else in his generation, explained our own origins. A good, clean and tight 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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Hughes: The Private Diaries, Memos and Letters: The Definitive Biography of the First American Billionaire

By: Richard Hack

Price: £18.00

Publisher: USA, New Millennium Press: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04231

ISBN: 189322435X

Condition: Very Good


The first definitive biography of the first American billionaire. Howard Hughes was a true American original: legendary lover, record - setting aviator, award-winning film producer, talented inventor, ultimate eccentric, and, for much of his lifetime the richest man in the United States. The spine as a lean. View more info

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Fusing of the Ploughshare

By: Ritchie, Henry R.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Henry Ritchie: 1990

Edition: 4th Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Sellers ID: 03547

ISBN: 0951316400

Condition: Fine


The Fusing of the Ploughshare of an East Anglian farm worker who volunteers to join the colours of a Territorial Yeomanry Regiment before the Second World War, serving on the guns throughout the dark days of the Desert Campaigns in North Africa. The course of the war in North Africa is faithfully followed and is a vivid account of life in the desert, the privations encountered during those dark and yet glorious days. The D/W shows light shel-wear to the corners. A good, ... 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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Living History.

By: Rodham Clinton, Hillary

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Uk, Headline: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02053

ISBN: 0747255156

Condition: Very Good


There is a small tear on the lower front corner of the D/J. and the page edges are tanned. 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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The Roosevelts of Hyde Park an Untold story

By: Roosevelt Elliott and James Brough

Price: £15.00

Publisher: london, W.H.Allen: 1974

Edition: First british edition

Sellers ID: 02030

ISBN: 0491013523

Condition: Good


The book is in good condition the d/w is self worn and nicked with small tears on the head of d/w.The untold story the book is not price clipped.There is a dedication name on title page. 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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XS All Areas: The Status Quo Autobiography.

By: Rossi, Francis; Parfitt, Rick; Wall, Mick

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Uk, Macmillan UK: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02058

ISBN: 0283073756

Condition: Very Good


There is some writing in ink on the front endpaper View more info

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Blood and Fire : William and Catherine Booth and Their Salvation Army

By: Roy Hattersley

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Little, Brown & Co.: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03729

ISBN: 0316851612

Condition: Fine


William Booth was one of the most extraordinary men of his age - a pawnbroker's clerk who was to found the most successful religious movement of the nineteenth century. It now numbers its membership in hundreds of thousands and can be found in virtually every country in the world. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info