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The Victorians

By: Wilson, A.N.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Hutchinson: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063755

ISBN: 00991794218

Condition: Very Good


Paints a fascinating picture of life in the Victorian era. Including a look at the famous - Gladstone, Dickens, Prince Albert as well as the poor and obscure. A true insight into what it was to live in Victorian times. A very good clean hardback illustrated with b.w. photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Laughter of Triumph: William Hone and the Fight for the Free Press

By: Wilson, Ben

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063655

ISBN: 0571224709

Condition: Very Good


Looks at the history of struggle for free expression through the life of William Hone whose victorious court battle against government censorship in 1817 marked a turning point in the fight for British press freedom. Very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. 452 pages including index. Slight tanning to page edges but appears unread. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Awful Ends: The British Museum Book of Epitaphs

By: Wilson, David

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, British Museum Press: 1992

Seller ID: 024250

ISBN: 0714117269

Condition: Very Good


Clean, bright copy in an unclipped, slightly wrinkled d/w. 96 pages including an index from Richard Aldington to Brigham Young. A light-hearted anthology of funeral inscriptions, both real and fictional. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Investigating Murder - The Top Ten Unsolved Murders of the 20th Century

By: Wilson, Kirk

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Robinson: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012020

ISBN: 1854870165

Condition: Near Fine


Clean bright copy in unclipped jacket. Previous owner's sticker hidden behind flap on front pastedown. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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War Behind the Wire - Experiences in Captivity During the Second World War

By: Wilson, Patrick

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Barnsley, South Yorkshire, Pen & Sword Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048916

ISBN: 0850527457

Condition: Very Good


Published to accompany the BBC TV series of the same name, it recounts the testimony of numerous PoW's showing how they came to terms with the privations of camp life, their reactions to capture and captivity, their daring escape bids and the harsh reality of daily life. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. 224 pages. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Beyond the Tumult

By: Winchester, Barry

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Allison & Busby: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 062460

ISBN: 0850310571

Condition: Very Good


The true story of the greatest escape in the annals of wartime adventure. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear with sunning to spine/cover. Foreword by Douglas Bader and an introduction by L. G. Nixon. 207 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Ostfront : Hitler's War on Russia 1941-45

By: Winchester, Charles

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Oxford, England, Osprey Publishing: 1998

Edition: First Edition - Second Impression

Seller ID: 056350

ISBN: 1855327112

Condition: Near Fine


Examines the flawed objectives of Hitler's War in the East which brought about the end of the 'Thousand Year Reich' in little over a thousand days. Clean, glossy, large format hardback in a d/w - 160 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Outposts

By: Winchester, Simon

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton Ltd: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066206

ISBN: 0340337729

Condition: Very Good


Chronicles a fascinating journey which serves as a poignant and colourful record of the last moments and the last peoples of what undoubtedly was the greatest Empire in the history of the world. Clean, square hardback in a price-clipped d/w showing light sunning to spine - 317 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Popular Conservatism in Imperial London 1868-1906

By: Windscheffel, Alex

Price: £42.50

Publisher: London, Boydell & Brewer: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064398

ISBN: 0861932889

Condition: Near Fine


The first in-depth study of London Conservatism during the period of the late Victorian transformation. Clean, bright hardback which appears unread. 260 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Illicit Adventure

By: Winstone, Victor

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape Ltd: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065806

ISBN: 0224015826

Condition: Good


Ex-library hardback with usual markings. Clean square, hardback in dustjacket which has slightly faded spine. Tanning to pages. 528 pages including index. The Story of Political and Military Intelligence in the Middle East from 1898 to 1926. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Ultra in the Pacific : How Breaking Japanese Codes & Cyphers Affected Naval Operations Against Japan, 1941-45

By: Winton, John

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Leo Cooper: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037095

ISBN: 0850522773

Condition: Very Good


Combines the author's expert analysis of the records now available with his encyclopaedic knowledge of the naval history of the Second World War to tell for the first time what exactly did the Allies learn from Ultra in the Pacific War and to what use that knowledge was put. Includes a long overdue tribute to Joe Rochefort, whose contribution to the successful outcome of the War in the Pacific is hard to overemphasize. Good, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing so... View more info

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Freedom's Battle Volume I : The War at Sea 1939-45

By: Winton, John (editor)

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Pimlico: 1994

Edition: Pimlico Edition

Seller ID: 041437

ISBN: 071266064X

Condition: Very Good


An anthology of personal experience selected by the editor and with an introduction by Mountbatten. Well cared for copy with previous owner's sticker inside cover. Some light sunning to page edges - 416 pages including index. Protected in a clear, plastic jacket. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Epistolæ commerciales, or commercial letters, in five languages, viz. Italian, English, French, Spanish, and Portuguese, To which are added mercantile ... of each tongue. The second edition,

By: Wiseman, Charles

Price: £15.50

Publisher: USA, Gale ECCO, Print Editions: 2010

Seller ID: 064634

ISBN: 1171375212

Condition: Near Fine


Facsimile edition. Clean bright paperback which appears unread. View more info

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Roman Political Life, 90BC-AD69

By: Wiseman, T. P. ( Edited By )

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Exeter, Devon, University of Exeter Press: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 066304

ISBN: 0859892255

Condition: Near Fine


No. 7 in the Exeter Studies in History Series. Examines one of the most crucial in the whole history of the ancient world. Clean, bright booklet - 81 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Retreat of the Ten Thousand

By: Witt, Professor C.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Longmans Green and Co: 1913

Edition: Tenth Impression

Seller ID: 018878

Condition: Good +


Blue cloth bards with black lettering and decoration & gilt crest. Translated by Frances Younghusband. School prize plate on front end paper. End papers have darkened. Boards are lightly soiled. Internally text block is very clean. Binding is square and tight. Illustrated with 12 plates and 17 woodcuts in the text. View more info

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Domesday : A Search for the Roots of England

By: Wood, Michael

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, BBC Publications: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027601

ISBN: 0563205008

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated with both full colour and b/w photographs. A wide-ranging, lively examination of Domesday Book and its historical implications, which provides a new understanding of this extraordinary document for historians and public alike. Good, clean copy in a price-clipped d/w which shows some sunning. 224 pages including index. Next post dispatch. " View more info

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Conquistadors

By: Wood, Michael

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, BBC Books: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 054601

ISBN: 056355116X

Condition: Very Good


Travels in the footsteps of the Spanish conquistadors of the sixteenth century from Amazonia to Lake Titicaca and from the deserts of North Mexico to the heights of Machu Picchu. A very good clean hardback in price-clipped dustwrapper. Previous owner's name on front endpaper and again on dedication page. 288 pages including index. Illustrated with b/w and colour photographs. View more info

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Pearl Harbor Survivors 50th Anniversary Commemorative History

By: Wood, Pamela G. ( Chief Editor )

Price: £57.50

Publisher: Paducah, KY, USA, Turner Publishing Company: 1992

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 033951

ISBN: 1563110423

Condition: Very Good


Very Heavy, unread, extra large format hardback showing signs of storage with bumping to corners/ spine ends. Compilation of the history of the men and women of the Armed Forces who were present on the island of Oahu on December 7, 1941. 480 pages. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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Veil - the Secret Wars of the CIA 1981-1987

By: Woodward, Bob

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Simon & Schuster: 1987

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 029807

ISBN: 0671655434

Condition: Very Good


An unparalleled account of the CIA, its Director and the United States Government during the Reagan years - the story of the covert wars that were waged in a secretive atmosphere that became the centrepieces and eventual time bombs of American foreign policy in the 1980's. Clean tight copy in unclipped dustjacket. Illustrated with b&w photographs. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Age of Chivalry : English Society, 1200-1400

By: Wright, Sylvia

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Kingfisher: 1987

Seller ID: 035043

ISBN: 0862723183

Condition: Very Good


Describes the changes that took place within medieval England - including the universities becoming established, new towns, buildings, paintings, sculpture, the written word etc. A very good clean copy illustrated in colour. 40 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info