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Admiral Lord ST.Vincent: Saint or Tyrant? The Life of Sir John Jervis Nelson's Patron

By: Davidson . James D.G.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Pen and Sword Ltd.: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02120

ISBN: 184415386X

Condition: Very Good


Admiral Lord St Vincent-Saint or Tyrant? is compelling reading for all with an interest in British maritime history and reveals the true character of a man who was formidable even by the exacting standards of his period. View more info

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Nelson's Favourite : HMS Agamemnon at War 1781 - 1809

By: Deane, Anthony

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Chatham Publishing: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02139

ISBN: 1861760019

Condition: Very Good


This compelling narrative recounts the 28-year career of HMS Agamemnon, a 64-gun ship of the line which became one of the most famous vessels of the Royal Navy, commanded between 1793 and 1796 by Nelson, who always referred to her as his favorite ship. This fascinating account of her career highlightss all the significant events of the period and portrays the authentic world of the Nelsonic era. There is a little rippling to the top of the D/W. View more info

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Fighter: The True Story of the Battle of Britain

By: Deighton, Len

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Jonathan Cape Ltd: 1977

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02566

ISBN: 0224014226

Condition: Very Good


For the first time the battle of Britain is described as much from the German as from the British point of view. Continuing the research that made Bomber a bestseller. Deighton tells the intimate story of the men who developed radar,designed the high-speed monoplanes, fought each other in the skies and those in command who engaged in vicious vendetta. For people brought up to believe the mythology created by wartime propaganda, reading this sobering account of the battle... View more info

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Taming the Panzers : Monty's Tank Battalions. 3 RTR at War.

By: Delaforce, Patrick

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK., Sutton Publishing: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Sellers ID: 02567

ISBN: 0750925507

Condition: Very Good


During the desperate days of May 1940 that ended with the fall of France, the 3rd Battalion Royal Tank Regiment was sent to Calais in support of 30th Infantry Brigade where it played a vital role in the week-long defence of Calais. In helping to stem the inexorable advance by German panzers, the battalion was uniquely praised by Churchill for giving the BEF much -needed extra time for the crucial evacuation from Dunkirk's beaches to be effected. There is an ink stamp on ... View more info

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Marching to the Sound of Gunfire : NorthWest Europe 1944 - 5.

By: Delaforce, Patrick

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Wrens Park: 1999

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02618

ISBN: 0905778200

Condition: Very Good


A famous English general once wrote '...the forward area in any theatre of war, the sharp end of battle as we used to call it, is inhabited by young men with a gleam in their eye, who actually do the fighting. They are comparatively few in number and they are nearly always the same people' In this book, scores of British soldiers from almost every echelon of the British Army tell their amazing stories of life - and death - at the sharp end. The DJ shows signs of shelf wa... View more info

Michael Schumacher : The rise of a Genius.

By: Domenjoz

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Uk, Parragon Plus: 2002

Edition: Uk First Edition

Sellers ID: 02095

ISBN: 0752592289

Condition: Very Good


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Nashborough

By: Donald, Elsie Burch.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02223

ISBN: 0007118988

Condition: Very Good


Seen through the lives of two prominent families, this captivating and provocative saga- lyrical, humourous and wise - brings to life seminal changes that, over a period of only thirty years , transformed America forever. View more info

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Encyclopaedia of Architecture

By: Doreen Yarwood

Price: £18.08

Publisher: UK., Batsford Ltd: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03217

ISBN: 0713414286

Condition: Very Good


The contents of this book include architects, designers, architectural styles, detail and ornament, building types, structural terms, building materials and much more. To guide the reader there is a separate index to over 4000 subjects. The text is accompanied by nearly 800 drawings and 230 photographs. The D/W shows edgewear to the top of the wrapper including corners and spine. It has also been clipped on the front flap. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping is b... View more info

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Night Raid

By: Downing, Taylor

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Little, Brown & Co: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02359

ISBN: 1408703726

Condition: Very Good


This is the true story of the first victorious British Para raid of World War Two. The DW is cover with protective plastic. View more info

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Genius in the Family : An Intimate Memoir of Jacqueline Du Pre.

By: Du Pre, Hilary; Du Pre, Piers.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Chatto & Windus.: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02326

ISBN: 1856197530

Condition: Very Good


This is not a traditional biography nor an account of Jackie's career; it is a memoir of a whole family, seen from within. Hilary and Piers du Pre' have together written a book which ill go straight to the reader's heart. There is light creasing to the head and heel of the DW. View more info

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Some Somerset Country Houses

By: Dunning, R. W.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Dovecote Press: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03086

ISBN: 0946159858

Condition: Very Good


Robert Dunning is editor of the Victoria County History of Somerset and has been responsible for most of the recent research in to the history of Somerset's houses. This book is illustrated with over 175 photographs, watercolours, engravings and portraits. TheD/W shows some shelf-wear to its front and rear panels which also has some chipping and also to its edges. Otherwise a clean tight copy. View more info

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Ancient Britain.

By: Dyer James.

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Batsford.: 1995

Edition: Reprint.

Sellers ID: 00061

ISBN: 071346156X

Condition: Good


This book is for anyone starting out to understand the pre historic life of Britain from the first human occupation 450,000 years ago to the Roman conquest AD. Unfortunatly there is an impressed mark of a paper clip on the front cover of this book View more info

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Wales and the War of the Roses . (Sutton Illustrated History Paperbacks)

By: Evans, H. T.

Price: £14.00

Publisher: UK., Sutton Publishing Ltd: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02609

ISBN: 075091873X

Condition: Very Good


This superb survey, based largely on the words of contemporary chroniclers, poets and eye - witnesses, brings to life the warriors and bards of fifteenth - century Wales caught up in a conflict of immense political importance. The covers show light ware, with a crease across the top back corner the page corners are a little grubby and creased. View more info

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Agincourt: My Family, the Battle and the Fight for France

By: Fiennes, Ranulph

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Hodder & Stoughton: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03365

ISBN: 1444792083

Condition: Very Good


With fascinating detail on the battle plans. weaponry, and human drama of Agincourt, this is a gripping evocation of a historical event integral to English identity and the Fiennes family. There is a gift dedication on the ffep. The D/W shows light signs of wear to its edges and corners View more info

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Buildings of Britain

By: FitzGerald,Roger

Price: £14.00

Publisher: UK, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03569

ISBN: 0747521484

Condition: Fine


Roger Fitzgerald has traversed Britain painting as wide a range of buildings as possible. His precise and delightful detailed watercolours provide a feast of visual variety and are a tribute to the richness of buildings throughout Britain, ancient and modern. There is light scratching to the rear panel of the D/W. A Good , clean and tight copy. View more info

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Corregidor: The Rock Force Assault, 1945

By: Flanagan, E. M.

Price: £16.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Presidio Press: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02631

ISBN: 0891413197

Condition: Very Good


Corregidor, fortified rocky island in the Philippines, at the entrance to Manila Bay, Under U.S. control from 1898, it fell to the japanese in May 1942 when Gen. Jonathan Wainwright surrendered after four months of fierce fighting. Recaptured in 1945, it is now a war memorial. The text block is a little grubby to the edges and the f.e.p. as been clipped. The DJ is torn and chipped to the front and back. Please note: Standard shipping ( 2nd class) to World Zone 1 and Worl... View more info

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Commando Extraordinary.

By: Foley, Charles

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Longmans,Green and CO.: 1954

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02568

Condition: Very Good


In his fast moving account of Otto Skorzeny's missions the author establishes that the airborne privateer who rescued Mussolini laid the basis of his success on a study of British Commando operations. Disconcerting as it may be to learn how our own ideas were turned against us in the last war, an even sharper challenge to complacency comes with the evidence that such novel doctrines are today being adapted behind the Iron Curtain . There is a dedication in pencil on the... View more info

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Tank Commanders: Knights of the Modern Age

By: Forty, George.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Caxton Editions: 2002

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02536

ISBN: 1840673230

Condition: Very Good


This study traces the development of this important new breed of soldiers, men in whose hands the tank became a potent force on the battlefield that remains to this day. The important thinkers, inventors and battlefield leaders - the tank aces who became so well know in World War 11 - and the development of all the arms team. With a wealth of archive photographs and especially created maps and diagrams. TANK COMMANDERS is an important addition to the literature of twent... View more info

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A People's History Of Britain

By: Fraser, Rebecca; Fitzgerald, Rebecca

Price: £16.50

Publisher: UK., Chatto & Windus: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02656

ISBN: 0701169370

Condition: Very Good


This highly readable account of the men and women who created turning points in history is packed with anecdotes about British scientists, explorers, soldiers, traders, writers and artists. Rebecca Fraser's sparkling narrative has the sweep and pace of an epic. 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

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And We Shall Shock Them: The British Army in the Second World War

By: Fraser, Sir David

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK., Hodder & Stoughton Ltd: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02661

ISBN: 0340270853

Condition: Very Good


How the British Army contributed to the Allies eventual victory against the axis powers is a remarkable story of apparent defeat turned into ultimate victory. As a narrative of the British Army at war, this book is a masterly account. But it also shows the way in which 1939's antiquated and ill-equipped force became in the end an army capable of surmounting any challenge. There is a dedication on the f.e.p which also has a li... View more info