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'Blackwood' Tales from the Outposts XII - In Lighter Vain

By: Bethell, Lieut Colonel L.A. [Editor]

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, William Blackwood: 1942

Seller ID: 049932

Condition: Very Good


Very good clean hardback offering a sketch of life in various outposts of the Empire. Previous owner's name to top of first page. Minor foxing to page edges but text block is clean. 336 pages. View more info

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The Towns of Roman Britain

By: Bevan, Rev. J. O.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045317

Condition: Fair


Fascinating look at this page of our nation's development. Light spotting mainly confined to prelims, and previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown. Odd stain marks to cover and wear to top of spine - 66 pages. Frontis map of Roman Britain 'shewing' the chief Roman roads. 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

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The Weight of Vengeance : The United States, the British Empire, and the War of 1812

By: Bickham, Troy

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Oxford University Press: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063403

ISBN: 0195391780

Condition: As New


Provocative new account of America's forgotten war, underscoring its significance for both sides by placing it in global context. Clean, square hardback in a d/w. Appears unread - 325 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Dark Safari : Life Behind the Legend of Henry Morton Stanley

By: Bierman, John

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1991

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 037349

ISBN: 0340509775

Condition: Near Fine


Looks at the life of Henry Morton Stanley, reassessing his achievements in the light of post-colonial realities, to tell one of the greatest adventure stories of all times - who should be remembered for far more that the phrase "Dr. Livingstone, I presume". A clean, crisp hardback in unclipped dustwrapper whose edges have been neatly reinforced with clear tape. 401 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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A Child's War : The German Occupation of Guernsey as Seen Through Young Eyes (SIGNED BY AUTHOR)

By: Bihet, Molly

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Guernsey, Channel Islands, Author: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 051407

ISBN: 0951061909

Condition: Near Fine


A wealth of fascinating insights into a little girl's personal war on the only British Territory to be occupied during the Second World War. Clean tight booklet which is SIGNED by the author to the title page with the inscription 'With best wishes - Molly Bihet'. 80 pages plus post script. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Stewart Kingdom of Scotland 1371-1603

By: Bingham, Caroline

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 035780

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED by the author on the title page with "With very best wishes Caroline Bingham". A very good clean copy in unclipped dustwrapper which shows signs of light shelfwear. 284 pages including index. Includes various newspaper articles about Caroline Bingham and her books, and a handwritten letter to her friend. View more info

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Denmark In History

By: Birch, J. H. S.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065836

Condition: Reading Copy


Ex-Library hardback, with the usual markings, which endeavors to present in readable form the story of Denmark from prehistoric times onwards. Light sunning to page edges/spine else a clean, square copy - 444 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Girls From Esquire

By: Birmingham, Frederick A. (introduction)

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Arthur Barker: 1953

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 032489

Condition: Very Good


Anthology of short fiction stories and 30 full-page cartoons from the pages of 'Esquire Magazine' celebrating women. Good, square hardback in an unclipped d/w which shows some wear & tear and minor loss - 308 pages. View more info

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The Debt We Owe

By: Bishop, Edward

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Shrewsbury, Shropshire, Airlife Publishing: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051270

ISBN: 185310079X

Condition: Very Good


Combines the inspiring story of the growth of the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund with an account of its aims and its work. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 216 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Britain Salutes New York 1983

By: Bishop, James (editor)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London & Basingstoke, The Illustrated London News: 1983

Edition: Souvenir Edition

Seller ID: 049580

Condition: Very Good


Official programme celebrating the 200th anniversary of the signature of the treaty of Paris which finally brought an end to the War of Independence. Clean, large format copy with a typed itinerary of what is believed Paul Channon's programme. 108 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Women in Early Medieval Europe, 400-1100

By: Bitel, Lisa M.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge University Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 060700

ISBN: 0521597730

Condition: As New


Part of the Cambridge Medieval Textbooks Series, combining the rich literature of women's history with original research in the context of mainstream history and traditional chronology. Clean, bright paperback - 326 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Rise To Greatness : The History of Canada from the Vikings to the Present

By: Black, Conrad

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, McClelland & Stewart: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063213

ISBN: 077101354X

Condition: Very Good


Spanning 874 to 2014 and beginning from Canada's first inhabitants and the early explorers, this masterful history challenges our perception of our history and Canada's role in the world, Foreword by Paul Johnson. Heavy, large volume hardback in an unclipped d/w - 1,106 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Reign of Elizabeth, 1558-1603

By: Black, J. B.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Oxford, Oxfordshire, Oxford University Press: 1945

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 055412

Condition: Very Good


Volume 8 in the Oxford History of England series. "A series which has been accepted as the most authoritative general history of England" TLS. Square, tight hardback. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Text block clean. 448 pages + maps View more info

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System of Ambition: British Foreign Policy 1660-1793

By: Black, Jeremy

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Harlow, Essex, Longman: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016811

ISBN: 0582004756

Condition: Near Fine


Part of the Studies in Modern History Series edited by John Morrill and David Cannadine. Clean, bright copy which appears unread. 279 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Culloden and the '45

By: Black, Jeremy

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire, Alan Sutton Publishing: 1993

Seller ID: 037310

ISBN: 0750903759

Condition: Near Fine


Examines the political and military context of the uprising and highlights the seriousness of the challenge posed by the Jacobites thus offering an illuminating account of an episode often obscured by the perspectives of Stuart romance. A clean crisp copy which appears unread. 217 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Culloden and the '45

By: Black, Jeremy

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Guild Publishing: 1990

Seller ID: 063347

Condition: Very Good


Professor Black examines the political and military context of the uprising and highlights the seriousness of the challenge posed by the Jacobites thus offering an illuminating account of an episode often obscured by the perspectives of Stuart romance. Some light sunning to page margins else a clean, glossy copy in a d/w - 217 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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British Diplomats and Diplomacy : 1688-1800

By: Black, Jeremy

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Exeter, Devon, University of Exeter Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063495

ISBN: 0859896137

Condition: Very Good


Professor Black discusses British diplomats and diplomacy during this formative period in which Britain emerged as the leading world power. Staple removed from ffep and bump to rear board else a clean, square hardback in a d/w - 244 pages including index. Appears unread. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Cambridge Illustrated Atlas of Warfare : Renaissance to Revolution, 1492-1792

By: Black, Jeremy

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge University Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition - Second Impression

Seller ID: 056479

ISBN: 0521470331

Condition: Near Fine


Global study covering a wide range of battles and addressing their causes and effects looking at the development of military strategy and fighting techniques during the Renaissance and beyond. Clean, crisp hardback in dustwrapper. Illustrated with 60 illustrations (more than 50 in colour) and with over 90 specially commissioned maps. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Cambridge Illustrated Atlas of Warfare : Renaissance to Revolution, 1492-1792

By: Black, Jeremy

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge University Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063458

ISBN: 0521470331

Condition: Very Good


Part of the Cambridge Illustrated Atlases Series in which Professor Black offers a global study covering a wide range of battles and addresses their causes and effects. Some light tanning to page edges else a clean, large format hardback in a d/w - 192 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info