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Distant Thunder: A Photographic Essay on the American Civil War

By: Abell, Sam; Pohanka, Brian C.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Charlottesville, VA, USA, Thomasson-Grant: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034080

ISBN: 0934738351

Condition: Near Fine


Photographic memorial to the men of the civil war, paired with archival photographs of the soldiers, camp life, and the aftermath of battle. A clean, crisp copy in dustjacket which shows signs of light shelfwear. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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By the Sword Divided : Eyewitnesses of the English Civil War

By: Adair, John

Price: £11.00

Publisher: London, Century Publishing Co Ltd: 1983

Seller ID: 017998

ISBN: 0712602410

Condition: Near Fine


The personal accounts of more than 50 participants in the war, skilfully arranged, juxtaposed and placed in context by John Adair's sympathetic text providing an authentic sound and feel of the times of the Civil War. Clean, bright copy with slight wear and tear to d/w. 240 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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A Short History of the American Civil War

By: Basler, Roy P

Price: £12.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Basic Books: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005041

Condition: Very Good


The author deftly narrates the flow of war and events that constituted the most catastrophic- and yet in some ways the most glorious- period of American history. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear & tear and minor loss to spine - 140 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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Charles I

By: Bowle, John

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040410

ISBN: 0297769782

Condition: Good


Comprehensive biography of the King whose rule led inexorably towards civil war, and eventually to the headman's axe outside his own banqueting hall at Whitehall. Square, tight hardback in dustwrapper which shows signs of wear and tear (internally repaired). A little foxing to page edges but text block is clean. 362 pages. B.W. Illustrations. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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American Aspects

By: Brogan, D. W.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005016

Condition: Very Good


A collection of essays concentrate on the American scene. It includes a reappraisal of the Civil War, a dissection of the state of Anglo-American relations, a British view on American politics and culture, and a vitally important look at the US at the time of JFK's assassination. Excellent copy in very good unclipped d/w which has been protected in clear film. 195 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The International Brigades : Spain, 1936-1939

By: Brome, Vincent

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 043400

Condition: Very Good


The first general account of the International Brigades in the Spanish Civil War which clothes the skeleton of history with the living flesh and blood of what it meant to be involved in such a remarkable experience. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing some shelfwear & tear and minor loss - 317 pages including index plus illustrated map endpapers. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Turn of the Tide : 1939-1943

By: Bryant, Arthur

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, The Reprint Society: 1958

Seller ID: 053911

Condition: Good


A vivid account of how a Government operates in war time and particularly of the relationship between the civil Government and its military advisers. Based on the war diaries of Field Marshal Viscount Alanbrooke. Good clean hardback in dustwrapper which shows signs of wear/tear. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. A few pages creased at top corner. 637pp inc index. View more info

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Turncoat's Drum :The English Civil War in the West, 1643 (SIGNED COPY).

By: Carter, Nicholas

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 050549

ISBN: 0333627709

Condition: Very Good


The shadow of the Crown - Part One, the first of a major new series of novels which brings to life one of the most violent and significant periods of this country's history - the English Civil War. Bookplate to half-title which is SIGNED by the author '' Nicholas Carter pikeman, pamphleteer''. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w protected in a plastic jacket - 325 pages. View more info

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The Roman History: The Reign of Augustus (Classics)

By: Cassius Dio

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Penguin Classics: 1987

Seller ID: 066341

ISBN: 0140444483

Condition: Very Good


Brings to life the period under Augustus the first emperor of Rome who brought peace and prosperity after decades of civil war. Light reading creases to spine else a very good clean paperback. Light tanning to page edges. 348 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Dreams of the Heart

By: Chamorro, Vileta Barrios De

Price: £10.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Simon & Schuster: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007810

ISBN: 0684810557

Condition: Near Fine


The extraordinary story of a woman who had never held office and whose only ambition was to raise a family yet became President of Nicaragua and after six years had brought the country back from ruin, ended the civil war and revitalized an economy that had become the second worse in the Western Hemisphere. Clean, bright copy in unclipped dustjacket - 352 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The House Behind the Cedars

By: Chesnutt, Charles W.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, The X Press: 1998

Seller ID: 022806

ISBN: 1874509263

Condition: Near Fine


Unread paperback set a few years after the US Civil War. 181 pages - next post dispatch. View more info

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A History of the English Speaking Peoples Vol II The New World 1485-1688

By: Churchill Winston

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065365

Condition: Good


Volume II covers the period of the Renaissance and Reformation, The Civil War, and The Restoration. Some minor foxing to page edges else a square, tight hardback. Previous owner's name on front pastedown. Unclipped dustjacket has darkened spine and shows signs of light shelfwear. 344 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Messerschmitt Bf. 109

By: Craig, James F.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Arco Publishing Company, Inc: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 043497

Condition: Good


Part of the Famous Aircraft Series. Looks at the truth and the legend of the plane that was first combat tested during the Spanish Civil War during 1937. Large format hardback with some light sunning to page edges - 64 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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A Legal History of the Civil War and Reconstruction

By: Edwards, Laura F.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Cambridge University Press: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063253

ISBN: 1107401348

Condition: Very Good


Part of the New Histories of American Law Series offering a compelling new account of how the Civil War transformed the American legal order. Clean, bright paperback which appears unread - 212 pages including index. Prompt dispatch View more info

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The Genealogists' Magazine - Vol 15 No.3 September 1965

By: Ford, W.K. (editor)

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, The Society of Genealogists: 1965

Seller ID: 038270

Condition: Very Good


Principle contents are: Chancery and other Proceedings; The Gentry of Dorset on the Eve of fthe Civil War, William de Lichfield. A very good clean copy. Pages run from 97 to 136. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Langhorne Sisters

By: Fox, James

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Granta Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041902

ISBN: 1862070717

Condition: Good


The story of the five strikingly different Langhorne sisters, Lizzie - the eldest, trapped in a post-Civil war Richmond; Irene the eternal Southern belle and model for the Gibson Girl; Nancy who conquered Edwardian society in England and as Nancy Astor became the first woman MP; Phyllis who was Nancy's confidante and Nora the youngest, feckless and promiscuous and who led a life punctuated with seductions and boltings. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. Bottom corners bumped. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. 578 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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American Sovereigns : The People and America's Constitutional Tradition Before the Civil War

By: Fritz, Christian G.

Price: £47.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge University Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 055819

ISBN: 0521881889

Condition: As New


Goes to the roots of the American constitutional tradition, telling a complicated story of constiutional development from the period of the Revolution to the Civil War, by offering an intimate account of change that reckons with the extraordinary role of the people as sovereigns. As new, unread hardback. 427 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Scribbling the Cat: Travels with an African Soldier

By: Fuller, Alexandra

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Picador: 2004

Seller ID: 016487

ISBN: 033043327X

Condition: Very Good


Clean, bright copy in an un-clipped d/w which shows slight signs of shelf life. Fuller retraces the steps of one of the most unnecessary civil wars in history with 'K', a though survivor of the Rhodesian conflicts. 256 pages including glossary. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman : A Novel

By: Gaines, Ernest J.

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050541

ISBN: 0718110951

Condition: Good


Good ex-library copy with the usual markings and a 'Withdrawn' stamp to title page. Novel which tells the life story of a black girl born in slavery on a Louisiana plantation who is freed at the end of the American Civil War and lives for one hundred more years to see the second emancipation. Generally clean copy in an unclipped d/w - 252 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info