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Image for The Contemporary Review June 1922

The Contemporary Review June 1922

By: N/A

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, British Periodicals: 1922

Seller ID: 054038

Condition: Good


No 678. Contents include:- Why Genoa Failed; French Opinion and Genoa; The Political Situation in Germany; The Sacrifice of Greece; Parliament and the Year's Supply; Indian Principalities and other Problems; Orleans and the Maid; the Clash in China etc. Ink splodge on front cover else a good clean copy. View more info

Image for Daily Telegraph Reprint - 11 December 1936 King Edward Abdicates

Daily Telegraph Reprint - 11 December 1936 King Edward Abdicates

By: N/A

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Daily Telegraph:

Seller ID: 060134

Condition: Good


Reprint of the London Late Edition of the day of King Edward VIII's abdication. Tanning to pages. Folded. View more info

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The Daily Telegraph Monday September 4th 1939

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Seller ID: 064991

Condition: Very Good


Presumed to be a facsimile copy of the Daily Telegraph paper for the day war was declared in 1939. 12 pages. Fold into quarters, and slight tanning, otherwise a very good clean copy. View more info

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Corsets to Camouflage : Women and War (SIGNED COPY)

By: Adie, Kate

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 2003

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 064175

ISBN: 0340820608

Condition: Very Good


Celebrates the role of women during the twentieth century in war from nursing to land girl, to fighter pilot, revealing the way that the press have viewed uniformed women and illuminating the experiences of women themselves. Flat SIGNED by the author to the half-title page Illustrated with b.w. photographs. Glossy, large format hardback in an unclipped d/w - 246 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Britain Alone : June 1940-June 1941

By: Agar, Herbert

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, The Bodley Head: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051748

ISBN: 0370103092

Condition: Very Good


Examines the period, still hardly credible, which saved the Western world when the author was campaigning for his fellow Americans to join the war and not be 'content to give or sell arms to our friends in order that they should die in our defence'. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light sunning to spine and protected in a plastic jacket - 227 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Battle of Britain - SIGNED COPY

By: Alfred Price

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicholson military: 1990

Seller ID: 063142

ISBN: 1854090313

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED on the title page with the inscription "To Group Captain David, with best wishes and thanks for your help, Alfred Price" - There is a further inscription on page 62 & 63 next to the piece on Pilot Officer Dennis David (one of "the Few") which reads "For Margaret - The finest partner a man could ever wish for, and I love you with all my heart - Dennis July,1990." Authentic account of the hardest-fought day of the battle when 68 British and 69 German aircraft were destroyed, a combined loss greater than on any other day. Clean square hardback in a d/w - 96 pages. ... View more info

Image for Changing Enemies : The Defeat and Regeneration of Germany

Changing Enemies : The Defeat and Regeneration of Germany

By: Annan, Noel

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042251

ISBN: 0002556294

Condition: Very Good


Looks at the post-war economic miracle that led to Germany's renaissance from the ashes of defeat to become the most powerful nation in Europe. Good clean copy with some light tanning to page margins - 266 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

Image for Gulag : A History of the Soviet Camps

Gulag : A History of the Soviet Camps

By: Applebaum, Anne

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Penguin Books: 2004

Edition: First Penguin Edition

Seller ID: 057194

ISBN: 0140283102

Condition: Very Good


Examines, for the first time, the largest network of concentration camps ever created which murdered millions and haunted all those who came out alive. Some faint sunning to page edges else a clean, tight paperback - 610 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

Image for Recent Historians of Great Britain: Essays on the Post-1945 Generation

Recent Historians of Great Britain: Essays on the Post-1945 Generation

By: Arnstein, Walter L. (editor)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Iowa State Press: 1990

Seller ID: 061077

ISBN: 0813805929

Condition: Very Good


Collection of essays which examines the life and works of eight leading scholars of the golden age of British historians :- Geoffrey Elton, Joel Hurstfield, Christopher Hill, Lawrence Stone, John Harold Plumb, Edward P. Thompson, Norman Gash, and Francis Lyons. Very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. 207 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for Forgotten Voices of the Second World War : A New History of the Second World War in the Words of the Men and Women Who Were There

Forgotten Voices of the Second World War : A New History of the Second World War in the Words of the Men and Women Who Were There

By: Arthur, Max

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Ebury Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037277

ISBN: 0091897343

Condition: Near Fine


With many of the interviews published for the first time to reveal a unique and stunning history. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 486 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Victoria Cross Heroes : Men of Valour

By: Ashcroft, Michael

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Headline Review: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064888

ISBN: 0755316320

Condition: Near Fine


Moving testament to the many brave servicemen who have been awarded the Victoria Cross over the last 150 years. Foreword by Prince Charles. Clean, square hardback in a price-clipped d/w - 335 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for The Day the Devils Dropped In : The 9th Parachute Battalion in Normandy D-Day to D + 6  - Merville Battery to the Chateau St Come (SIGNED COPY)

The Day the Devils Dropped In : The 9th Parachute Battalion in Normandy D-Day to D + 6 - Merville Battery to the Chateau St Come (SIGNED COPY)

By: Barber, Neil

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Barnsley, South Yorkshire, Pen & Sword Military: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 058211

ISBN: 1844150453

Condition: Very Good


Examines in fascinating detail the pivotal role of the 9th Battalion of the Parachute Regiment over the first week of the landings. Clean, tight, large format paperback which is SIGNED by the author to the half-title page in black felt-tip with the inscription ''To Bob, with best wishes, Neil''. 224 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

Image for Down in the Drink : True Stories of the Goldfish Club

Down in the Drink : True Stories of the Goldfish Club

By: Barker, Ralph

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066481

Condition: Good


Vividly re-creates the stories of men from all corners of the British Commonwealth fighting for survival against unimaginable odds after being shot down or crashing into the sea. Some foxing to page edges and endpapers else a clean square hardback with slightly darkened spine - 253 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for Setting the Desert on Fire : T. E. Lawrence and Britain's Secret War in Arabia, 1916-18

Setting the Desert on Fire : T. E. Lawrence and Britain's Secret War in Arabia, 1916-18

By: Barr, James

Price: £27.50

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066197

ISBN: 0747579865

Condition: Very Good


Groundbreaking work which tells the full story of the revolt made legendary by Lawrence in Seven Pillars of Wisdom. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 362 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Stalingrad

By: Beevor, Antony

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Penguin Books: 1999

Edition: First Penguin Edition

Seller ID: 065950

ISBN: 0140249850

Condition: Very Good


Classic account of the epic turning point in the second world war. Light sunning to page edges Clean, large format paperback - 493 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Twelve Turning Points of the Second World War

By: Bell, P. M. H.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New Haven and London, Yale University Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 060433

ISBN: 0300148852

Condition: Near Fine


Lucid and fascinating analysis which highlights the uncertainties of the War and that its outcome was at many points less predictable than we often assume. Clean, square hardback in a d/w - 264 pages including index. Appears unread. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Jack's Wartime R.A.F. Exploits (SIGNED COPY)

By: Bennett, Jack

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, Author: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 060666

ISBN: 0953198804

Condition: Near Fine


With a foreword by Wing Commander Hugh George DFC. Tells of the dedicated efforts of the ground crew who checked, repaired and serviced the returning aircraft round the clock. Clean, bright paperback which is SIGNED by the author inside the cover with the inscription ''To Ivor for looking after elec equipment- Best Wishes Jack'' - 143 pages. View more info

Image for No Picnic on Mount Kenya : An Escape from a Wartime Prison, an Epic Ascent, an All-Time Classic of Mountaineering Literature

No Picnic on Mount Kenya : An Escape from a Wartime Prison, an Epic Ascent, an All-Time Classic of Mountaineering Literature

By: Benuzzi, Felice

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, Patrick Stephens Ltd: 1989

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 056229

ISBN: 1852602678

Condition: Very Good


One of the most remarkable true adventure stories ever written. Some light tanning to page edges else a clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 231 pages plus map endpapers. View more info

Image for Heroes Twilight : A Study of the Literature of the Great War

Heroes Twilight : A Study of the Literature of the Great War

By: Bergonzi, Bernard

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Constable & Co Ltd: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 061319

Condition: Good


Major work of criticism which serves as a brilliant and fascinating study of the literary repercussions of the First World War. The first full-length survey which provides the finest available account of the changing attitudes to the war, as reflected in the poetry, autobiography and fiction of victims and survivors alike. Some spotting to page edges else a clean, square copy in a price-clipped d/w showing light shelfwear - 235 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Air War Normandy

By: Bickers, Richard Townshend

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Leo Cooper: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051277

ISBN: 0850524121

Condition: Very Good


Comprehensive all-round analysis which serves as a worthy tribute to a supremely gallant band of men who played a vital part in restoring liberty and democracy to the continent of Europe. Light sunning to page edges else a clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 174 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info