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The Second Book of Artemas

By: Anon

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, W. Westall & Co: 1918

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 026455

Condition: Very Good


A very good clean copy which has small loss to fore-edge of front endpaper. Endpapers have darkened. Green decorated cloth boards. Unpaginated. "Concerning men, and the things that men did do, at the time when there was war". View more info

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U.S. Army-Navy Journal of Recognition Numbers 1-6 September 1943-February 1944

By: Anon

Price: £22.50

Publisher: England, Airlfe: 1991

Seller ID: 034127

ISBN: 1853102369

Condition: Near Fine


Facsimiles of the first six volumes of the journal that the US government issued to all American combat forces whose purpose was to help the men in the field distinguish enemy hardware from their own and thus limit incidents of friendly fire. As new, unread copy. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Infantry Officer - a Personal Record

By: Anon

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, B.T. Batsford: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065076

Condition: Good


Memoir of an infantry officer covering the time-span from the beginning of the war to summer 1942, who went to France as one of the first battalions of the B.E.F and went on to fight in Belgium and Flanders, and was awarded the Military Cross for gallantry during the retreat to Dunkirk. A good clean hardback which has faded to the spine strip. 80 pages. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. View more info

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Warbirds Worldwide: No 13

By: Anon

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, Warbirds Worldwide Limited: 1993

Seller ID: 065176

ISBN: 1870601130

Condition: As New


Contents include:- Vanatu Warhawk Recovery; G-MKVC/Spitfire V Accident Report; Aerotec Trojans; Chino Report; The New Zealand Experience; North American T-6 and Canadian Harvard Profile; Sea Fury; P-40 First Flight etc. As new 47-page magazine. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Prisoner of War : My Secret Journal

By: Arct, Squadron Leader B.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Oxford, England, Past Times: 1988

Edition: Special Edition

Seller ID: 060026

ISBN: 0863502296

Condition: Very Good


The Squadron Leader gives a unique first-hand account of his life in a World War II prison camp - Stalag Luft 1, Germany 1944-45. Clean, square copy in illustrated laminated boards - 153 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Last Post : The Final World from Our First World War Soldiers

By: Arthur, Max

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036825

ISBN: 0297846442

Condition: Near Fine


Interviews from the last twenty-one surviving British veterans of the Great War whose ages range now from 109-104, describing the changes that have occurred during their lifetimes. A clean, crisp copy in unclipped jacket. Appears unread. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. 272 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Forgotten Voices of the Second World War : A New History of the Second World War in the Words of the Men and Women Who Were There

By: Arthur, Max

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Ebury Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037277

ISBN: 0091897343

Condition: Near Fine


With many of the interviews published for the first time to reveal a unique and stunning history. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 486 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Imperial Sunset : Volume 1 - Britain's Liberal Empire, 1897-1921

By: Beloff, Max

Price: £22.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA., Alfred A. Knopf: 1970

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 055421

Condition: Very Good


Monumental study which considers the retreat from Commonwealth from the time of her greatest imperial hegemony through the peace settlements following the First World War. Some odd light spotting to page edges else a clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w with a small tear to rear cover - 387 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 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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In the Footsteps of Lawrence of Arabia

By: Blackmore, Charles

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Harrap: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027542

ISBN: 0245544186

Condition: Near Fine


Charles Blackmore's classic account in which he and three others retraced Lawrence's exploits during the Arab Revolt in the First World War. 160 pages. Illustrated with b&w photographs. Clean, bright copy in unclipped jacket which shows signs of light shelfwear. Slightest tanning to page margins. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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First Friends: Paul And Bunty, John And Christine - And Carrington (Includes Letter SIGNED By author)

By: Blythe, Ronald

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Viking: 1999

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 065361

ISBN: 0670886130

Condition: Near Fine


Tells the story of four students - Dora Carrington, Paul Nash and his brother John, and Christine Kuhlenthal - who met at the Slade School of Painting in the years prior to the First World War. Illustrated with drawings taken from letters, photographs and twenty three colour plates. Clean, crisp hardback in unclipped dustjacket. 156 pages including index. Includes a letter dated 6 Jan 2000 from the author to the previous owner thanking him for his appreciative comments. View more info

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Battles with the Luftwaffe - the Bomber Campaign Against Germany 1942-45

By: Boiten, Theo, & Bowman, Martin

Price: £20.00

Publisher: St. Helens, Lancashire, The Book People: 2001

Seller ID: 036810

ISBN: 0007653344

Condition: Near Fine


A collection and analysis of first-hand accounts from World War II veteran aircrew offering a fresh look at the day air war that raged over Europe from 1942-45. A clean, crisp copy in unclipped jacket. Appears unread. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. 236 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Albert Ball, VC

By: Bowyer, Chaz

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, William Kimber & Co Ltd: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 061210

ISBN: 0718300459

Condition: Very Good


Outstanding biography and historical study of both the man and his First World War combat achievements. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear with curl to top edge - 208 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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No Passing Glory - the Full and Authentic Biography of Group Captain Cheshire

By: Boyle, Andrew

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, The Reprint Society: 1957

Seller ID: 064036

Condition: Very Good


The first full biography of the man who at thirty-eight had won the V.C., a triple D.S.O, and the D.F.C. with Bomber Command during the Second World War. A very good clean copy in dustwrapper which shows signs of shelfwear to head of spine. 384 pages including index. B.W. frontis. View more info

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Carrier Operations in World War II; Volume II - The Pacific Navies

By: Brown, David

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Shepperton, Middlesex, Ian Allan: 1974

Seller ID: 043627

ISBN: 0711002762

Condition: Good


The second volume of Carrier Operations of World War II describes the activities and operations of the United States Navy and Imperial Japanese Navy carriers in the Pacific and Indian Oceans during the first 15 months of World War II. Good clean copy which has small ding to front cover in an unclipped dustjacket with some edgewear. Illustrated with 108 black and white photographs. 152 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Imperial War Museum Book of the First World War : A Great Conflict Recalled in Previously Unpublished Letters, Diaries, Documents and Memoirs

By: Brown, Malcolm

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Guild Publishing: 1991

Seller ID: 056370

Condition: Very Good


The I.W.M. devotes its energy and resources to produce this substantial, fully-illustrated volume of largely unpublished material on the great conflict. Clean, large format hardback in a d/w - 288 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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War Planes of the First World War - Fighters Volume Three - Great Britain

By: Bruce, J. M.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Macdonald: 1969

Seller ID: 056702

ISBN: 0356014908

Condition: Very Good


This third volume provides completes the presentation of the history of the British fighter of 1914-18 war recording the Sopwith types not dealt with in Volume II and ends with the Wight quadruplane. A very good clean copy. No dustjacket. 150 pages including index. Illustrated with b.w photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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English Saga 1840-1940

By: Bryant, Arthur

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Collins with Eyre & Spottiswoode: 1941

Edition: Fifteenth Impression

Seller ID: 052000

Condition: Very Good


Takes the reader through a tumultuous hundred years in English history starting with the dark satanic mills of the industrial revolution, through the Boer Wars, the First World War and going right up to the outbreak of the Second World War. Good, clean, copy in an unclipped d/w - 340pp including index. View more info

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Apocryphal Stories (Modern Classics)

By: Capek, Karel

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex, Penguin Books: 1975

Edition: First Penguin Edition

Seller ID: 066014

ISBN: 0140038604

Condition: Good


Delightful collection of vignettes first published posthumously at the end of the Second World War. Good, clean paperback - 160 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The First World War

By: Cawood, Ian; McKinnon-Bell, David

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Routledge: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037655

ISBN: 0415222761

Condition: As New


Part of the Questions and Analysis in History Series. Examines the outbreak, events and aftermath of the Great War. Unread paperback - 174 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info