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Eisenhower: The President: Vol 2

By: Ambrose, Stephen. E.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Simon & Schuster: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02658

ISBN: 0671499017

Condition: Very Good


This is the second and concluding volume of Stephen ambrose's biography of Eisenhower. This definitive and sometimes critical work is the culmination of twenty years of research by one of the editors of the Eisenhower papers. The spine is lightly faded and the text block as heavy spotting to the head and there is light foxing to the inside of the DJ. please note; standard shipping (2nd class) to world zones 1 and 2 is by sea, and will take between 60 and 90 days. View more info

Jennie Churchill: Winston's American Mother

By: Anne Sebba

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, John Murray ( Publishers ): 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Sellers ID: 03811

ISBN: 0719563399

Condition: Fine


With unprecedented access to private family correspondence, newly discovered archival material and interviews with ' Jennie's' two surviving granddaughters, the author draws a vivid and frank portrait of her subject. she repositions 'Jennie' as a women when refused to be cowed by her era's customary repression of woman. Neither bad mother nor sexually predatory wife, Jennie Churchill was creative and passionate, determined to live life to the full. This book is signed on the title page by the author There is a small closed tear to the top of the rear panel on the D/W. A good, clean and tight c... View more info

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Walpole in power

By: Black, Jeremy

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Sutton Publishing Ltd: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03424

ISBN: 075092523X

Condition: Fine


Robert Walpole was Britain's first prime minister and one of the great political figures of the eighteenth century. This study is essential reading for anyone interested in politics or the rich history of the period. With its fascinating parallels between Walpole's ministry and modern government, it will also appeal to those interested in current affairs. A good tight clean copy. View more info

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Gordon Brown.

By: Bower Tom

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Harper/ Collins Ltd: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02035

ISBN: 000717540X

Condition: Very Good


The D/J has a small tear to the top corner on the back and rippling to the head and foot of the D/J. View more info

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The Nixon Tapes: 1971-1972

By: Brinkley, Douglas & Luke A. Nichter

Price: £20.00

Publisher: USA, Mariner Books: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 05004

ISBN: 0544570332

Condition: Near Fine


President Nixon's voice - activated Taping system captured every word spoken in the Oval office, the Cabinet Room, and other key locations in the White House and at Camp David. The Nixon Tapes provides a unique glimpse into a flawed president's hubris, paranoia, and political genius. A good, tight and clean copy. View more info

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Decision Points

By: Bush W.george

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Virgin: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01437

Condition: Very Good


Book and d/w in very good condition and is not price clipped. View more info

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The Blair Years

By: Campbell Alistair

Price: £15.00

Publisher: soft cover, good: 3rd reprint

Edition: Hutchinson Ltd

Sellers ID: 01340**

ISBN: 0091920639

Condition: 794


The Blair Years is the most compelling and revealing account of contemporary you will ever read. Taken from Campbell's daily diaries, it charts the rise of New Labour and the tumultuous years of Tony Blair's leadership, providing the first important record of a turbulent decade in our national life. View more info

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The Blair Years

By: Campbell, Alastair

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinsons: 2007

Edition: 2nd Impression

Sellers ID: 01340

ISBN: 0091920639

Condition: Very Good


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East and West.

By: Chris Patten

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Macmillan: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03842

ISBN: 0333747879

Condition: Near Fine


In East and West Patten writes, frankly and directly, and for the first time, about his experiences as governor, about why he adopted the stance that he did, and about how he fought his battles. Anyone who was moved by the drama of the hand-over to China , will be riveted by the account given here of the events that led up to it. The hard boards have bumps to its top edge, and the D/W has light wear to its edge. The price of the book includes UK 2nd class postage. 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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My Life.

By: Clinton, Bill

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Hutchinson: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02036

ISBN: 0091795273

Condition: Very Good


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Churchill's First War: Young Winston and the Fight Against the Taliban

By: Con Coughlin

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Macmillan: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04004

ISBN: 0230758517

Condition: Very Good


Over a century ago British troops were fighting a vicious frontier war against afghan tribesmen on the North-West Frontier- the great-great-grandfathers of the Taliban and tribal insurgents in modern day Afghanistan. In this book the author tells the story of that campaign, a story of high adventure and imperial success, which contains many lessons and warnings for today. The d/w shows light creasing to its head and corners, and is also priced clipped. View more info

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John Adams

By: David McCullough

Price: £15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Simon & Schuster: 2002

Edition: 10th Edition<not specified>

Sellers ID: 02511

ISBN: 0743223136

Condition: Very Good


In this powerful epic biography, David McCullough unfolds the adventurous life-journey of John Adams, the brilliant fiercely independent, often irascible, always honest Yankee patriot who spared nothing in his zeal for the American revolution; who rose to become the second President of the United States and saved the country from blundering into an unnecessary war; and whose marriage to the wise and valiant Abigail Adams is one of the moving love stories in American history . There is light creasing to the top back corner and base of the spine. View more info

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The Life of Sir Stamford Raffles

By: Demtrius Charles Boulger

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Netherlands, The Pepin Press: 1999

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04372

ISBN: 9054960299

Condition: Very Good


This book - originally published in 1897 - provides a balanced account of Raffles's life at a time and territory where he carried out his most important work. Much of the book actually uses Raffles own words, culled from his letters and dispatches, which form the thread of the story. There is wear to the base of the hardboards. and the d/w show light wear and creasing. View more info

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The Nixon Tapes: 1973

By: Douglas Brinkley; Luke Nichter

Price: £20.00

Publisher: USA, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04719

ISBN: 0544610539

Condition: Near Fine


The blueprint for Nixon's downfall, based on released White House tapes most of them never before published. With Nixon's landslide 1972 reelection victory receding into the background and the Watergate scandal looming. ' The Nixon Tapes 1973 ' reveals the inside story of the tragedy that followed the triumph. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Great Man: Sir Robert Walpole: Scoundrel, Genius and Britain's First Prime Minister

By: Edward Pearce

Price: £15.00

Publisher: uk, Pimlico: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04443

ISBN: 1844134059

Condition: Very Good


Coarse, corrupt and cynical, Walpole dominates King, Parliament and Government until 1742. This is Walpole keeping England out of war for twenty years and setting up a stable and growing economy. All politics of a kind we can recognise today began with Robert Walpole. And here, in Edward Pearce's elegant book, he is brought back to life. There is a little spotting to the text block. View more info

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William Pitt the Younger: A Biography.

By: Hague, William

Price: £15.00

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. View more info

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Attlee

By: Harris, Kenneth

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03449

ISBN: 0297779931

Condition: Very Good


The author has written a full and revealing account of his political and personal life. With the help of an unpublished collection of documents and correspondence and many conversations with Attlee himself, the author has painted a fresh portrait of Labour's postwar prime minister. The red boards has light marking as does the front paste down. The leaves of the text block is a little grubby. The D/J shows shelf wear and creasing. View more info

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Wellington a Personal History

By: Hibbert, Christopher

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Harper Collins Publishers: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03608

ISBN: 0246138157

Condition: Very Good


This biography of the Duke of Wellington does not linger long on his generalship and political career, but concentrates more on his personal life to give a more in-depth view of the man rather than the legend. There is creasing to the top and bottom corners on the front cover. View more info

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Jan Christian SMUTS

By: J.C.Smuts

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Cassell & Co Ltd.: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03916

Condition: Very Good


This biography of one of the great and respected men of the twentieth century, has a special intimacy and authenticity. The red boards are faded on there edges and the text block is sun tanned, especially on the two end papers . The D/w has wear to its edges and corners and is priced -clipped, but there is still a price label on the front flap the d/w is protected by a plastic cover. A tight , square book View more info