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Franklin Roosevelt

By: Hill, C.P.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051015

Condition: Good


Ex-library copy with usual markings. Part of the Clarendon Biographies series. Good clean hardback illustrated with b/w photographs. 62 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Tyrants and Mountains : A Reckless Life

By: Hills, Denis

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066333

ISBN: 0719546400

Condition: Very Good


Recalls the life and adventures of a man once described as 'A hero of our times', and rated as a book to put alongside Thesiger and Leigh Fermor. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing some light sunning to spine/cover - 262 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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In the Footsteps of Churchill

By: Holmes, Richard

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, BBC Books: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023191

ISBN: 0563521767

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, crisp copy in unclipped dustjacket. Text block immaculate. 351 pages. Illustrated with b&w photographs. An insightful new biography of Churchill studying both his character and his extraordinary career - written to accompany the BBC television series. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Cromwell

By: Howell, Roger

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Hutchinson of London: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 054114

ISBN: 0091314100

Condition: Very Good


A fine contribution to our understanding of this interesting and complex character who became both admired and detested with equal passion. Clean bright copy in an unclipped d/w protected in a plastic jacket which has been taped down leaving the usual residual marks - 269 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Arthur Phillip

By: Hughes, Thea Stanley

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Millers Point, NSW, Australia, Movement Publications: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065956

ISBN: 0908076150

Condition: Near Fine


112 page booklet charting the life and times of the Royal Navy officer and the first Governor of New South Wales who founded the British penal colony that later became the city of Sydney, Australia. Appears unread. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Duel : Castlereagh, Canning and Deadly Cabinet Rivalry

By: Hunt, Giles

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, I. B. Tauris: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063426

ISBN: 1845115937

Condition: Near Fine


Analyses the roots of the political and personal rivalry which led these two men to face each other with pistols early in the morning of 21st September 1809 in one of the strangest and most significant duels of history. Clean, bright copy in a d/w. Appears unread - 214 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Edward Heath : A Personal and Political Biography

By: Hutchinson, George

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Longmans: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026745

ISBN: 0582103711

Condition: Very Good


The first biography on the man who was to lead the UK into the EU, a mission that will probably have him turning in his grave. Brings out the inner character of the man who in 1965 became the first elected leader of his party. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w with creasing/curling to flaps and ffep removed. 229 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Sir Christopher Wren : A Biography

By: Hutchinson, Harold Frederick

Price: £10.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Stein & Day: 1976

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 011271

ISBN: 0812818938

Condition: Very Good


Very good, clean copy in an un-clipped d/w which shows slight signs of wear & tear. The biography of the man who dominated the architecture of the second half of the 17th century. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Herbert Hoover : A Reminiscent Biography

By: Irwin, Will

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Elkin Mathews & Marrot: 1929

Seller ID: 015238

Condition: Good +


Clean, bright text in faded purple boards and spine. Square, tight binding with top edge blue and other edges un-trimmed. Some light foxing to prelims. Very good reading copy. 315 pages. View more info

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A Spirit Undaunted : Political Role of George VI

By: James, Robert Rhodes

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Little, Brown & Company: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064237

ISBN: 0316647659

Condition: Very Good


Presents a uniquely revealing and authoritative account of the work and achievements of an exceptional man and monarch. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing slightest shelfwear - 308 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Lloyd George

By: Jones, Thomas

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1951

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 064274

Condition: Very Good


The eminent civil servant reveals some of the personal knowledge he acquired at close quarters when dealing with the famous political figure. Bright, square copy in a price-clipped d/w showing light shelfwear - 330 pages including index plus an attached, fold-out map of the Western Front. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Dreyfus Affair

By: Kayser, Jacques

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Limited: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048586

Condition: Reading Copy


Translated from the French by Nora Bickley. Examines the important chapter in the history of France. Some mottling and wear to boards though internally clean - a good reading copy - 432 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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James Madison and the Struggle for the Bill of Rights

By: Labunski, Richard

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Oxford University Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 062957

ISBN: 0195181050

Condition: Near Fine


Part of the pivotal Moments in American History Series. Compelling and important narrative in this first serious book about Madison written in many years. It will return this under-appreciated patriot to his rightful place among the Founding Fathers and shed new light on a key turning point in the nation's history. Clean, bright hardback in an unclipped d/w - 335 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Kissinger : The Uses of Power

By: Landau, David

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Boston, MA, USA, Houghton Mifflin Co: 1972

Edition: Seventh Printing

Seller ID: 058500

ISBN: 0395143667

Condition: Very Good


Looks at the life and career of the man no American ever voted for and yet has wielded more power than any countryman just short of the President himself. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 270 pages including bibliography and index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Mo Mowlam : The Biography

By: Langdon, Julia

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Little Brown: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047395

ISBN: 0316853046

Condition: Very Good


The enigmatic story of Mo Mowlam - tracing her life story through her friends and colleagues, talking of her public popularity, her work leading up to the landslide election in 1979 and her tireless and brave commitment to finding a resolution to the Irish problem which led to the Good Friday agreement. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. 324 pages including index. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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View from No.11 : Memoirs of a Tory Radical

By: Lawson, Nigel

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Bantam Press: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 037307

ISBN: 0593022181

Condition: Very Good


The memoirs of one of the great heavyweights of the Thatcher era - starting with the evolution of his political and economic thinking, progressing through is career as a journalist and in parliament, and also telling the full story of his resignation and the events that led up to it. A very good clean hardback in price-clipped dustwrapper. 1119 pages. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Churchill Defiant : Fighting On 1945-1955

By: Leaming, Barbara

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, HarperPress: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064240

ISBN: 0007257902

Condition: Very Good


Charts the tumultuous political drama of Churchill's last ten years of public life in this gripping, fast-paced narrative of bare-knuckled politics. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean, square hardback in a price-clipped d/w - 394 pages including index. View more info

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By Any Means Necessary - The Trials and Tribulations of the Making of Malcolm X

By: Lee, Spike

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Vintage: 1993

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 024571

ISBN: 0099285312

Condition: Good


With an introduction by Terry McMillan. Good, clean copy with signs of shelf life - 314 pages including the screenplay. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Leviné : The Life of a Revolutionary

By: Leviné-Meyer, Rosa

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Farnborough, Hampshire, Saxon House: 1973

Seller ID: 036763

ISBN: 0347000045

Condition: Good


The story of the Russian Jew who led the ill-fated Munich Soviet Republic, which in 1919 controlled the city for a short while. With an introduction by E.J. Hobsbawm. Some occasional, odd spotting to page edges else a good, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear & tear - 225 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Question of Honour (SIGNED COPY)

By: Levy, Lord Michael

Price: £27.50

Publisher: London, Simon & Schuster: 2008

Edition: First Edition - Second Impression

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 056107

ISBN: 1847373151

Condition: As New


SIGNED by Michael Levy on the title page in blue ink. As new, unread hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. First edition with complete number line,. 310 pages including index. Tells the inside story of the 'cash for peerages' scandal, including his own arrest and questioning and the roles of fellow suspects. View more info