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The Courage of the Early Morning: The Story of Billy Bishop.

By: Bishop, W.Arthur.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., William Heinemann Ltd: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02620

Condition: Very Good


This book tells the Story of Billy Bishop, the famous air ace who came out of World War I with a score of 72 enemy planes, and a host of military decorations. This book is alive with the atmosphere of the still chivalrous days of single combat in the air. The DJ shows ware to its edges and discolouration to the front and back panels. View more info

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Alfie: My Story

By: Boe, Alfie

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Simon & Schuster UK: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02457

ISBN: 1849839751

Condition: Very Good


Alfie Boe is the first official bad boy of opera; a musical superstar celebrated not only in Britain, but worldwide. This is the story of his life - the ups and downs, from finding fame to losing his father - and , essentially, of his love affair with music. Now for the first time, he has granted his millions of fans an intimate glimpse into the life of the man they adore. View more info

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Armoured Guardsmen : A War Diary, June 1944-April 1945

By: Boscowen, Robert

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Leo Cooper Ltd.: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02592

ISBN: 0850527481

Condition: Very Good


Armoured Guardsmen is a stirring story of front line action with the Coldstream Guards as they fight their way through North West Europe during the final year of the war. View more info

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Six Days: How the 1967 War Shaped the Middle East

By: Bowen, Jeremy

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK., Simon & Schuster Ltd: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02630

ISBN: 0743230957

Condition: Very Good


Arabs and Jews have been fighting over the Holy Land for a century. After the state of Israel emerged from war in 1948, both sides knew more battles were coming. In June 1967 years of slow-burning tension exploded. In six extraordinary days, Israel destroyed the armed forces of Egypt, Jordan and Syria. But far from bringing peace, as many Israelis hoped, their stunning victory turned into a curse. This book sheds new light on one of the key conflicts of the twentieth ce... View more info

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Trenchard; Man of Vision

By: Boyle, Andrew

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Collins Publishers Ltd: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02539

Condition: Good


Trenchard must be numbered among the handful of truly great men that this country has produced in the last hundred years; one of the few who can be said to have changed the course of history; the to whom , after Churchill, this country owes most for its survival. He was the man who created the R.A.F. ; without him there could have been no Battle of Britain. The text block is lightly stained on the edges and there is a dedication on the f.e.p. The DJ is torn and chiped in... View more info

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Cheshire. V.C.

By: Braddon, Russell

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Evans Brothers Ltd: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02538

Condition: Fair


Among the names of those RAF men whose gallantry and skill earned the public's deep gratitude and captured its imagination one , that of Group-Captain Leonard Cheshire, V.C. D.S.O. D.F.C. stands alone. Although not in the best of condition it is stiil a readable copy of this fascinating man. The black boards shows signs of shelf wear with light rubbing to the edges and bumps to the corners.The text block is spotted and tanned and has a dedication on the f.e.p.The DJ is t... View more info

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English Medieval Architecture

By: Braun , Hugh

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Bracken Books: 1985

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03035

ISBN: 0946495424

Condition: Very Good


Of all her national treasures, the medieval cathedrals of England are undoubtedly the most prizes. Even by modern standards, their scale is enormous, their height overpowering. Yet they were all built more than six hundred years ago by craftsmen. The methods, techniques and styles of medieval building - from cathedrals to manor houses- are clearly described in this illustrated book by an author with the expert eye of an architect. There is light shelf-wear to the D/W an... View more info

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Many Masks: Life of Frank Lloyd Wright

By: Brendan Gill

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, William Heinemann Ltd: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04198

ISBN: 0434292737

Condition: Very Good


Frank Lloyd Wright is often described as the greatest of American architects - an opinion that Wright himself was quick to agree with. Brendan Gill not only gives us the fullest, fairest, and most entertaining account of Wright to date but also strips away the masks behind which the architect contrived to live and perform his unprecedented feats. On the front paste down there is an Ex-Libris stamp with the previous owners name in ink. The corners of the D/W show light we... View more info

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The Dam Busters

By: Brickhill, Paul.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: UK., Evans Brothers Ltd: 1951

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02540

Condition: Fair


Early in 1943, 617 Squadron was formed for just one special job - to smash the Moehne and Eder Dams. That epic affair made the R.A.F.'s newest squadron also its finest , the " special duties squadron." They went on to do many more unusual and perilous tasks. won two V.C.'s and over 150 other decorations, and were described as the most effective unit of its size the British Forces ever had. The text block shows signs of tanning to the pages especially the end papers. The... View more info

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The Murder of Tutankhamen: A 3000-year-old murder mystery

By: Brier, Bob

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1998

Sellers ID: 02420

ISBN: 0297841300

Condition: Very Good


When the nineteen-year-old Tutankhamen died suddenly he was succeeded by his chief advisor Aye, a commoner. How did a man without a drop of royal blood in his veins become King of Egypt? Could Aye have murdered his way to the throne? View more info

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The Times Great Military Lives: Leadership and Courage - A Century in Obituaries (Times (Times Books))

By: Brunskil lan; Guy Liardet

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Times Books: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02593

ISBN: 0007276702

Condition: Very Good


The obituaries collected in this volume are outstanding military commanders of the 19th and 20th centuries. These were remarkable men. Sometimes complex and difficult, often intellectually brilliant and physically brave, always with the confidence and clarity of mind to take the difficult decisions which might carry a vital battle or campaign. Above all, they were great leaders of men, ready to bear the lonely responsibility of high command, ever aware that they had the... View more info

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Crestwood Hills: The Chronicle of a Modern Utopia

By: Buckner, Cory

Price: £18.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Angel City Press: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03016

ISBN: 1626400245

Condition: Very Good


In these pages, Cory Buckner shares the fascinating story of Crestwood Hills, displays defining photographs of many of the houses that has survived, and artfully demonstrates how idealism and modernist design merged at mid-century to create American architectural landmarks in Los Angeles. A good , clean tight copy. View more info

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The Cutting Edge

By: C. J. Heatley III

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Airlife Publishing Ltd.: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02410

ISBN: 1853100390

Condition: Very Good


Along with the photographs, are interviews with attack, fighter, antisubmarine, electronic countermeasure, and helicopter pilots. This book , through words and pictures , allows even those who have never flown an aircraft to experience the drama, excitement , and sophistication of modern naval aviation. View more info

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Blood and Roses: One Family's Struggle and Triumph During the Tumultuous Wars of the Roses

By: Castor, Helen

Price: £16.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Harper/collins: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02587

ISBN: 0007148089

Condition: Very Good


In a span of thirty years, four kings lost their thrones , countless men lost their lives on the battlefield or their heads on the block, and others found themselves suddenly flush with gold. The wars of the Roses tore England asunder, yet until now, almost nothing has been known about the ordinary people who lived through this extraordinary time. Blood and Roses is a gripping and intimate biography of a family, Helen Castor unravels the story of the family's turbulent ... View more info

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The New Glenans Sailing Manual.

By: Centre nautique des Glenans.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, David & Charles.: 1978

Edition: Reprint1989

Sellers ID: 02329

ISBN: 0715374702

Condition: Very Good


This is a practical and authoritative and remarkably comprehensive manual, each chapter is a complete handbook on its particular subject and can be studied either by referring to the illustrations and captions alone ( there are over 700 hundred of them ), or by reading the accompanying text. Easy to follow and difficult to forget, the explanations ensure a high level of proficiency and safety at sea. There is light marking to the page edges and the DW has a small nick o... View more info

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The Guide to the Battlefields of Europe

By: Chandler, David

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Ware, Hertfordshire., Wordsworth Military Library: 1998

Edition: Reprint.

Sellers ID: 01626

ISBN: 1853266949

Condition: Very Good


This guide will appeal to the serious student of military history, the traveller and the armchair campaigner. View more info

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The Last Tudor King ; A Study of Edward VI.

By: Chapman, Hester.W.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK., Jonathan Cape Ltd: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02603

Condition: Good


Eward VI, succeeded his father Henry VIII at the age of nine and died three months before his sixteenth birthday. Historians have thought of him as a pathetic but not attractive figure, a sickly prig. The author takes a different view, she sees him as a lively , intelligent boy. Certainly the ' boy king' has never been so sympathetically and vividly presented as in this detailed portrait of him. The blue boards are lightly faded and there is an EX Libris label on the fro... View more info

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Victorian Designs for the Home

By: Charles Newton

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, Victoria & Albert Museum: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03921

ISBN: 1851772847

Condition: Near Fine


During the Victoria's reign a wealth of diverse and innovative design was produced, characterised by conflicting desires for tradition and progress. The relationship of design to finished object is explored through both a lively text and many handsome photographs of a wide range of important pieces from the V & A's rich collection. A tight ,clean book View more info

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Jochen Peiper: Battle Commander, SS Leibstandarte Adolf Hitler

By: Charles Whiting

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK., Pen & Sword Books: 1999

Edition: Reprint1999

Sellers ID: 02523

ISBN: 0850526957

Condition: Very Good


On the night of the fourteenth of July, 1976 -Bastille Day - an elderly German was done to death in a little French village where he had taken refuge from the evil shadow which had dogged him for the past thirty - two years. His killers were never brought to brook. The murdered man was Jochen peiper, leader of one of the most renowned units in the German Army. The shadow that hung over him was the alleged complicity in the murder of unarmed American soldiers during the A... View more info

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English Architecture at a Glance.

By: Chatterton Frederick

Price: £7.68

Publisher: London UK, The Architectural Press: 1946

Edition: 5th Edition - 6th impression

Sellers ID: 02017

Condition: Good


The plain light brown boards shows signs of sun fading and markings with light wear to the spine corners. View more info