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The Roman Triumph

By: Beard, Mary

Price: £20.00

Publisher: USA, Harvard University Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065626

ISBN: 0674026136

Condition: Near Fine


Brilliant account of the Roman world in all its aspects - military and political, social and literary, religious and geographical. Clean, bright hardback in unclipped dustjacket. 434 pages including index. B/W illustrations to the text. Includes a newspaper article from The Guardian about Mary Beard. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Under Every Leaf : How Britain Played The Greater Game From Afghanistan to Africa

By: Beaver, William

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Biteback Publishing: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 060386

ISBN: 1849542198

Condition: Near Fine


Reveals the story of the shadowy Intelligence Division of the British War Office and its unsung role in the formation of the Victorian Empire and imperial policy-making from Asia to Africa. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 341 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Berlin : The Downfall 1945

By: Beevor, Antony

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Viking: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065949

ISBN: 0670886955

Condition: Near Fine


Employs often devastating new material from former Soviet files, as well as from German, American, British, French and Swedish archive in reconstructing the experiences of those millions caught up in the nightmare of the Third Reich's final collapse. Previous owner's small sticker to ffep else a clean square, large volume hardback in an unclipped d/w showing lightest shelfwear - 490 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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The Battle for Spain : The Spanish Civil War 1936-1939

By: Beevor, Antony

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Phoenix Paperbacks: 2007

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 065947

ISBN: 0753821656

Condition: Near Fine


Scholarly examination of one of the most passionately debated conflicts of modern times. Winner of the La Vanguardia Prize. Large volume paperback which appears unread - 586 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Throw That Failed : Britain's 1961 Application to Join the Common Market

By: Bell, Lionel

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, New European Publications Limited: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 046019

ISBN: 1872410030

Condition: Very Good +


Aims to establish the government's reasoning, principally by examination of its own records, to evaluate the quality of that reasoning and, finally, to test it in the light of later events. Small bookseller sticker to front pastedown and previous owner's name to ffep else a clean bright copy in green boards with silver lettering - 214 pages including references. 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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Bloomsbury

By: Bell, Quentin

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Futura Publications: 1974

Seller ID: 065432

ISBN: 0860077012

Condition: Very Good


An unbiased study which is of the utmost importance to our understanding of the art, the literature and the thought of the last century. Includes some previously unpublished personal snapshots and many examples of Bloomsbury's contribution to the fine arts. 93 pages including index. Previous owner's name inside front cover. Good clean paperback. Includes The Times newspaper obituary cutting of Quentin Bell. 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

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The Victorian Scene : A Picture Book of the Period 1837-1901

By: Bentley, Nicolas

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, George Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045910

Condition: Very Good


The distinguished artist uses his acute and selective eye to look at the domestic life of Victorian times in putting together a beautiful and unusual book. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean, large volume hardback in a price-clipped d/w showing sunning to spine protected in a plastic film - 296 pages including index. From the reference collection of the costume designer Colin Lavers and with his name/date to the ffep. Next post dispatch. View more info

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European Palaces

By: Bentmann, Reinhard & Lickes, Heinrich

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1978

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 035667

ISBN: 0304301914

Condition: Very Good +


Translated by O. Orbis. Lavishly illustrated volume which depicts the history and development of Palace architecture in Europe through the 17th and 18th centuries. Clean, bright, large format hardback - 186 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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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

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From the Soviet Bloc to the European Union : The Economic and Social Transformation of Central and Eastern Europe Since 1973

By: Berend, Ivan T.

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambrdige University Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition - Second Impression

Seller ID: 056063

ISBN: 052149365X

Condition: As New


Charts the gradual unravelling of state socialism in Central and Eastern Europe, its ultimate collapse in the revolutions of 1989, and the economic restructuring and lasting changes in income, employment, welfare, education, and social structure which followed. Unread hardback in pictorial laminated boards - 299 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Gossip of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

By: Beresford, John

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Duckworth: 1927

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 008108

Condition: Good


Studies of the human side of history whose subjects include John Donne the younger, Anne Hyde, & Gossip of the reign of Queen Anne. etc. Good clean copy bound in blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to faded spine strip and rear board faded at edges. 208 pages + publishers adverts. Part of the New Reader's Library series. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Medieval England : An Aerial Survey

By: Beresford, M. W.; St Joseph, J. K. S.

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge University Press: 1979

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 018068

ISBN: 0521219612

Condition: Near Fine


A comparison of air photographs with early maps and records allows analytical studies of town and village plans. Small signature of previous owner to ffep. Clean, bright copy - 286 pages including index. Heavy volume, next post dispatch. View more info

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New Towns of the Middle Ages: Town Plantation in England, Wales and Gascony"

By: Beresford, Maurice

Price: £77.50

Publisher: United Kingdom, Sutton Pub Ltd: 1988

Seller ID: 027422

ISBN: 0862994306

Condition: Fine


This fine piece of scholarship brings alive not only the causes and processes of town-founding but the whole economic political background of the period. -Town and Country Planning. As new, unread copy in unclipped protected dustjacket. Illustrated with b&w plates, maps, and illustrations and tables in the text. 670 pages including general index. View more info

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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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The Historians' History of the United States - Two Volume Set

By: Berky, Andrew, S. & Shenton, James P.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1966

Seller ID: 051386

Condition: Very Good


Focuses on the pivotal events of American history and the historians who recorded the events- who told the truth as they interpreted it thus offering the reader the American story through American eyes. Two volume set - both volumes very clean in dustwrappers which have faded to spine strips and with volume I having small tear to spine strip. Presented in a grey slipcase which has been reinforced with tape. 1384 pages including index - in two volumes. View more info

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The Mystery of the Bayeux Tapestry

By: Bernstein, David J.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 059656

ISBN: 0297789287

Condition: Very Good


The author investigates the unusual circumstances in which the Tapestry was made, its distinctive style and format, and how its version of history frequently departs from accounts by contemporary authors. Very good clean hardback in price-clipped jacket which has faded spine strip. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. 272 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Round Table - Arthur - A Conversation Between Two Knights of the Round Table Club

By: Berry, Chas. W.

Price: £27.50

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031898

Condition: Very Good


A very good clean copy in glassine wrapper which has largish loss to front cover. 54 pages. Text block clean. Binding square and tight. Foreword by Albert C.R. Carter. Rather nice gift inscription on front endpaper reads "To Colonel H.S. Mosley DSO, In remembrance of a night with the Knights of the Round Table & hopes of another in the near future from the Deputy Knight Standard Bearer J. Moore" and under this "II will go eat with thee and see thy Knights... View more info