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Warfare in the Seventeenth Century (History Of Warfare)

By: Childs, John

Price: £14.00

Publisher: UK., Cassell: 2003

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02622

ISBN: 0304363731

Condition: Very Good


In the seventeenth century the art of war underwent a substantial if quiet revolution. Improvements in the design of fortification, prompted by advances in firearms technology, had subtle but far - reaching effects. The author charts this fascinating evolution in a concise and authoritative account. The soft cover shows some light shelf ware. View more info

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Desert Boneyard : Davis Monthan A.F.B. Arizona

By: Chinnery Philip

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Airlife Publishing Ltd: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02399

ISBN: 1853100005

Condition: Very Good


The Desert Boneyard contains over 130 stunning photographs which capture the atmosphere of this amazing place - the graveyard of the United States military aviation hardware, where old planes go to die. This colourful book provides its reader with a detailed record of this remarkable establishment. The DW has been priced clipped. View more info

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The Rise and Fall od the Medieval Monastery

By: Christopher Brooke

Price: £50.00

Publisher: UK, The Folio Society: 2006

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 04167

Condition: Fine


This is a fascinating history of the monastic buildings throughout Britain and Europe. Illustrated with black & white and colour photographs. A very good, clean tight copy. View more info

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Battle Zone Normandy : Operation Epsom

By: Clark, LLoyd.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Sutton Publishing Ltd: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02558

ISBN: 075093008X

Condition: Very Good


Battle Zone Normandy : Operation Epsom was General Sir Bernard Montgomery's third attempt to take the city of Caen, a key D-Day objective. He planned V111 Corps to force a crossing over the Odon and Orne rivers and capture hill 112, a vital observation point. The attack if successful would encircle the German defenders of Caen, who were preventing further progress on Monty's left flank. With archive and full colour photographs , ful colour mapping and easy to follow batt... View more info

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Villages of Britain. The 500 Villages that made the Countryside.

By: Clive Aslet

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Bloomsbury: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03679

ISBN: 1408883716

Condition: Near Fine


In Clive Aslet's compendium of five hundred English, Welsh and Scottish villages, each one has been chosen to put a single aspect of rural Britain under the spotlight: a country poet, a way of building, an agricultural innovation, a horrible death, a rare survival, or an exceptional person or event. Aslet revels in local history an anecdote, but also explores the villages as they are today. There are some marks to the fore edge of the text block. otherwise a near fine co... View more info

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Villages of Britain: The Five Hundred Villages That Made the Countryside

By: Clive Aslet

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Bloomsbury UK: 2010

Edition: 6th Edition

Sellers ID: 04171

ISBN: 0747588724

Condition: Very Good


Villages of Britain is the history of the countryside, told through five hundred of its most noteworthy settlements. many of Britain's villages are know for their loveliness, but their role in shaping the nation over the centuries is relatively untold, drowned out by the metropolitan bias of history. The page edges of the text block are lightly foxed. otherwise a good tight copy. View more info

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European Carpets

By: Compana Michele

Price: £9.03

Publisher: Paul Hamlyn: 1966

Edition: English Edition

Sellers ID: 01320

ISBN: 0600012484

Condition: Poor


Full of color photo's View more info

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The story of Bisham Abbey.

By: Compton, Piers

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Thames Valley Press: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02125

ISBN: 090029406X

Condition: Very Good


This is the first full history of Bisham Abbey ever to be written.The author has drawn on manorial and contemporary papers to write Bisham's full history. There is a small tear of 2mm to the top of the spine. View more info

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Echo Park

By: Connelly, Michael.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Orion Publishing Group Ltd: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02222

ISBN: 0752865846

Condition: Very Good


The D/J shows light rippling to the top. View more info

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Cochrane the Dauntless: The Life and Adventures of Thomas Cochrane

By: Cordingly, David

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02133

ISBN: 074758088X

Condition: Very Good


Patrick O'Brian, C.S.Forester and Captain Marryat all based their literary heroes on Thomas Cochrane, but as David Cordingly shows, Cochrane's own exploits were far more daring and exciting than those of his fictional counterparts. View more info

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Cliveden: The Place and the People

By: Crathorne, James

Price: £250.00

Publisher: UK, Collins & Brown Ltd.: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03002

ISBN: 1855852233

Condition: Very Good


The author gives a fascinating account of Cliveden's past: the two earlier houses that were dramatically destroyed by fire, the creation of the gardens and the seven families who have lived there. Some of the richest men and most powerful women of their day have played a part in the story of Cliveden, including Nancy Astor, whose husband Waldorf was given Clivedon as a marriage present from his father. There is a dedication on the front endpaper which reads ' To Frank, w... View more info

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Fallen Eagle: The Last Days of the Third Reich

By: Cross, Robin

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Caxton Editions: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02526

ISBN: 1840671548

Condition: Very Good


After more than four years of total war the armies of Europe were deeply weary. The Allies were determined to end the war with as little bloodshed as possible. But the Germans, though they could see the war was lost, were by no means prepared to yield. Indeed, the fighting during 1945 was some of the bitterest of the war. This is the story of how the Eagle was finally toppled from the roof of the Berlin chancellery and the Russian bear stretched out its claws to seize a ... View more info

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Victorian Style

By: Crowley David

Price: £9.03

Publisher: Leicester, Silverdale Books: 2005

Edition: Reprint

Sellers ID: 01269

ISBN: 1845092287

Condition: Good


An illustrated guide to the decorative styles of the period.The covers and page edges shows signs of light shelf wear, and the corners have been creased. View more info

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Identifying Buckles

By: Cuddeford, Michael J

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Mount Publications.: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02233

ISBN: 1900571013

Condition: Very Good


This book provides a reliable handbook for anyone wishing to date and attribute buckles from all periods of history. The covers show light ware. View more info

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The Battle of Leyte Gulf 23-26 October 1944

By: Cutler, Thomas J.

Price: £15.00

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

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02542

ISBN: 0060169494

Condition: Very Good


In this book ThomasJ. Cutler, takes a fresh look at one of the greatest of all naval battles. Using materials not available to previous authors, Cutler captures the milieu, analyzes the strategy and tactics employed, and recreates the experiences of the participants - from seaman to admiral - both Japanese and American. There has been an Ex Libris plate removed from the front paste down which has left a mark. The front of the Text block is a little grubby. View more info

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It's in the Blood: My Life

By: Dallaglio, Lawrence; Walsh, David

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Headline Book Publishing: 2007

Edition: 4th Edition

Sellers ID: 02459

ISBN: 0755315731

Condition: Very Good


In this book , Dallagio reveals everything about the tabloid sting that implicated him in drug dealing and ultimately cost him the England captaincy. From the closed, private persona to the intelligent, roguish charisma of his public face, Dallaglio opens up. View more info

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Poisoned Peace: 1945 - The War That Never Ended.

By: Dallas, Gregor.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, John Murray Publishers Ltd.: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02328

ISBN: 0719554780

Condition: Very Good


This book is a landmark, illuminating, dramatic, compellingly readable, it recreates the terrible events in Europe in 1944 and 1945 while at the same time showing how the way in which the war was fought, and in particular the way it ended, helped form the world we inhabit now. There is light spotting to the page edges. View more info

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Cazenove & Co.: A History

By: David Kynaston

Price: £25.00

Publisher: UK, B.T. Batsford Ltd: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04037

ISBN: 0713460598

Condition: Near Fine


This authorised history, based on extensive research, for the first time gives the full story of one of the City's most distinctive firms. Setting its activities in a wider context, and bringing out the characters of the many partners who have helped to shape Cazenove's, this is an important book that makes a significant contribution to our understanding of the history of the City of London. there is very light wear to the d/w. A good, clean and tight book 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 hist... View more info

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Zulu: The Heroism and Tragedy of the Zulu War of 1879

By: David, Saul

Price: £16.50

Publisher: UK., Penquin/ Viking Ltd: 2004

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 02595

ISBN: 0670914746

Condition: Very Good


The Zulu War of 1879 was the most controversial and brutal British imperial conflict of the nineteenth century.Yet as Saul David reveals this war, which cost thousands of lives, has even darker side. Zulu is a brilliant work of history that is charged by breathtaking writing and controversial new research; it also has important resonances for the modern world. The DJ has a small tear to the lower front corner. View more info