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Image for The Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment 1914-1919

The Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment 1914-1919

By: Atkinson, C. T.

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London, Simpkin, Marhsall, Hamilton, Kent & Co: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067744

Condition: Fair


Charts the history of the regiment during the Great War. Heavy, large volume hardback showing outward signs of shelfwear with bumping to corners and splitting and sunning to spine. Internally clean and bright save some odd light spotting. Numerous attached, fold-out maps appear in very good condition. Frontispiece shows a photograph of Sir Edmund Leach. 629 pages. Prompt dispatch. 067744. View more info

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The Plantagenet Empire 1154-1224

By: Aurell, Martin

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Harlow, Essex, Pearson Education: 2007

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 060550

ISBN: 0582784395

Condition: Very Good


Translated from the French by David Crouch. Professor Aurell revives the passion and politics, revolts and reversals of the Plantagenet Empire. Clean, bright, large format paperback - 359 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for L'empire des Plantagenêt 1154-1224

L'empire des Plantagenêt 1154-1224

By: Aurell, Martin

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Librairie Académique Perrin: 2003

Seller ID: 063742

ISBN: 2262019851

Condition: Very Good


Light tanning to page margins else a clean, tight, large format paperback with text in FRENCH. By his union with Eleanor of Aquitaine in 1152, the young heir to the throne of England, Henry II, controlled a vast territory: from Scotland to the Pyrenees, from Ireland to Limousin, the Plantagenet empire was just born. 406pp inc Table. Prompt dispatch form the UK. View more info

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Le civiltà del Medioevo

By: Azzara, Claudio

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Bologna, Italy, Il Mulino: 2004

Seller ID: 063170

ISBN: 8815097163

Condition: Good


Good, clean copy with text in ITALIAN. Light shelfwear to covers and tanning to page edges - 276pp inc Indice Dei Nome. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for Spain : Yesterday and To-morrow

Spain : Yesterday and To-morrow

By: Baerlein, Henry

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins Limited: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 044741

Condition: Good


Now serves as a nostalgic visit to the towns and cities and people of Spain over eighty years ago in the pre-Franco era. Clean, square copy in green boards showing light shelfwear & tear - 320 pages including index. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

Image for From Viking Stronghold to Christian Kingdom : State Formation in Norway, C. 900-1350

From Viking Stronghold to Christian Kingdom : State Formation in Norway, C. 900-1350

By: Bagge, Sverre

Price: £67.50

Publisher: Copenhagen, Museum Tusculanum Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 055728

ISBN: 8763507919

Condition: Near Fine


Standard work providing a detailed account of Norwegian state formation in the period from c.950 to 1350 examining both its emergence from the Middle Ages and looking at the changes that took place in the military, social-economical, ideological, legal and administrative fields between the first formation of the kingdom and the early fourteenth century. Clean, crisp hardback which appears unread. 441 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Elizabethan Epic

By: Baldwin Smith, Lacey

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 057800

Condition: Very Good


A vivid depiction of the Elizabethan era set against the background of medieval chaos, gradually resolving into the twin revolutions of the Renaissance and the Reformation. Very good clean hardback in dustwrapper which shows signs of light shelfwear. 286 pages including index. 16 b/w plates. View more info

Image for The Unseen Terror : The French Revolution in the Provinces

The Unseen Terror : The French Revolution in the Provinces

By: Ballard, Richard

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, I. B. Tauris: 2010

Edition: First Edition - Second Impression

Seller ID: 056006

ISBN: 1848853254

Condition: As New


Draws on newly discovered and unpublished sources which cast fresh light on the lives of everyday men and women caught up in the revolutionary ferment. Unread hardback in a d/w - 266 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Agricultural Revolution

By: Barbara, Beckett

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Oxford, Basil Blackwell: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063744

ISBN: 0631162879

Condition: Good


Part of the Historical Association Studies Series intended for students, summarizing research on some of the central themes and key episodes of history. Tanning to page margins and previous owner's details inside cover else a clean, tight booklet - 79 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Cathars : Dualist Heretics in Languedoc in the High Middle Ages

By: Barber, Malcolm

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Harlow, Essex, Pearson Education: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 060456

ISBN: 0582256615

Condition: Near Fine


Part of The Medieval World Series edited by David Bates. Richly illustrated work which will have a wide appeal for all those interested in medieval perceptions of the world, the Crusades and the Inquisition. Clean, bright paperback which appears unread - 282 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 The Black Hole of Calcutta - a Reconstruction

The Black Hole of Calcutta - a Reconstruction

By: Barber, Noel

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Readers Union: 1966

Seller ID: 042882

Condition: Very Good


Looks at one of the most dramatic events in British Imperial History, where a handful of men defended the East India Company's fort from the siege of 50,000 Indians. A very good clean hardback in dustwrapper which has stain to rear cover. 254 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

Image for A Strong Land and a Sturdy : England in the Middle Ages

A Strong Land and a Sturdy : England in the Middle Ages

By: Barber, Richard

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041121

ISBN: 0233967400

Condition: Very Good


Part of the Mirror of Britain Series. Looks at Britain from the time of the Norman Conquest until the end of the English king's wars in France in 1453. Lavishly illustrated with over sixty b/w illustrations and eight pages in full colour. Previous owner's details to ffep. Good, clean copy with some light sunning to page edges. Price-clipped d/w protected by a plastic film - 128 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Soviet Union and Peace

By: Barbusse, Henri (Introduction by)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Martin Lawrence Limited:

Seller ID: 055476

Condition: Fair


The most important of the documents issued by the Government of the USSR concerning peace and disarmament from 1917 to 1929. "This book shows, with actual documents and speeches, how the Soviet Government has striven for peace. It includes the Decree of Peace (November, 1917) and the proposal for total world disarmament ten years later." Binding square and tight but text block is clean. Rear cover has 3 inch loss to top corner. Other covers are darkened. View more info

Image for How It All Began : The Stories Behind Those Famous Names

How It All Began : The Stories Behind Those Famous Names

By: Baren, Maurice E.

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Smith Settle: 1992

Seller ID: 048817

ISBN: 1870071921

Condition: Near Fine


Seeks to reveal the story behind many of the famous brand names of our times including Heinz, Gillette, Bird's, Cadbury's, Gossard, Johnson & Johnson, Kodak, Ladybird etc. A clean crisp large format paperback, illustrated with numerous contemporary advertisements in b/w and colour. 125 pages. Prompt 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

Image for English Episcopal Acta VII : Hereford, 1079-1234

English Episcopal Acta VII : Hereford, 1079-1234

By: Barrow, Julia ( Edited By )

Price: £70.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063207

ISBN: 0197261094

Condition: Very Good


The only edition specifically devoted to the acta of the bishops of Hereford between the consecration of Bishop Robert of Lotharingia in 1079 and the death of Bishop Hugh Foliot in 1234. An extensive introduction provides biographies of the bishops during this period, a survey of the evolution of the episcopal household, and a full diplomatic and palaeographical analysis of the charters. Clean, bright copy with lightest bumping to top corners - 361 pages including indexes. Prompt dispatch View more info

Image for Dollars and Dictators : Guide to Central America

Dollars and Dictators : Guide to Central America

By: Barry, Tom; Wood, Beth

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Zed Press: 1984

Seller ID: 051018

ISBN: 0862321689

Condition: Very Good


Written in the mid 1980's a comprehensive and detailed overview of the Central American political economy - profiling each country and commenting on the important issues of the time. Tanning to page edges else a good clean paperback. 263 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

Image for Chevaliers et miracles : La violence et le sacré dans la société Féodale

Chevaliers et miracles : La violence et le sacré dans la société Féodale

By: Barthélemy, Dominique

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Paris, France, Armand Colin: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 060982

ISBN: 2200266197

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, bright, large format paperback with text in FRENCH. Appears unread - 296pp inc Table des Matieres. Faint crease marks to cover. Prompt dispatch. View more info