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The Military Year Book 1987

By: Anon

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, WH Smith: 1987

Seller ID: 026727

Condition: Very Good


"A comprehensive look at the developments in the military world during 1987. It examines all wars and provides an extensive survey of the key weapons systems of the immediate future." A very good, clean copy. Illustrated throughout in both colour & b&w. View more info

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Baldwin and the Conservative Party : The Crisis of 1929-31

By: Ball, Stuart

Price: £25.00

Publisher: New Haven and London, Yale University Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064276

ISBN: 0300039611

Condition: Very Good


Examines one of the most serious crisis in the history of the party which was the dominant political force in Britain between the two world wars. Clean, square hardback in a d/w showing slightest sunning to spine - 266 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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U. S. and U. K. Unemployment Between the Wars : Doleful Story

By: Benjamin, Dan; Matthews, Kent

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, The Institute of Economic Affiars: 1992

Seller ID: 055393

ISBN: 0255363052

Condition: Very Good


Looks at the emergence of prolonged high unemployment in both countries between the two World Wars and the long-lasting mark it left on economic policies. Very good clean paperback. 174 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Guns in the Sky : The Air Gunners of World War Two

By: Bowyer, Chaz

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048934

ISBN: 046004429X

Condition: Very Good


Discusses the development and techniques of air gunnery in detail, and offers numerous personal accounts from Allied airmen during both World Wars. A very good clean hardback in price-clipped dustwrapper. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Includes three newspaper clippings relating to airmen. 182 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Scapa Flow

By: Brown, Malcolm; Meehan, Patricia

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Pan Books Limited: 2004

Seller ID: 041683

ISBN: 1405007850

Condition: Near Fine


Part of the Pan Grand Strategy Series. Tells the story of Britain's Greatest Naval Anchorage in Two World Wars. Good, clean paperback with some light sunning to page edges and previous owner's sticker inside cover. Protected in a clear, plastic jacket - 264 pages including index. 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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English Saga 1840-1940

By: Bryant, Arthur

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Heron:

Edition: Fifteenth Impression

Seller ID: 054755

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 brown leatherette boards- 340pp including index. View more info

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Buckinghamshire within Living Memory

By: Buckinghamshire Federation of Women's Institutes

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Newbury, Berkshire, Countryside Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 062096

ISBN: 1853062510

Condition: Very Good


Goldmine of information about life in Buckinghamshire in the first half of the twentieth century as the country endured two world wars, hardship and difficult times yet a sense of cheerfulness and community spirit shone through. Small bump to spine end else a clean, tight paperback - 256 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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SAS : Special Forces in Action

By: Bull, Stephen

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Military Illustrated: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037804

ISBN: 1903040051

Condition: Very Good


Charts their finest moments in the fight against terrorism and behind-the-lines missions in the Falkland and Gulf Wars. Clean, large format hardback - 144 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Man's Social Story

By: Carter, E.H.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Glasgow, Scotland, E.J.Arnold:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039045

Condition: Very Good


Outlines the story of Man in his search through the ages for Food as his first need, and sets that story in Man's social and industrial environment as conditioned by geographical and historical factors. It explains how during the two World Wars one of the most vital problems was to feed our people and the importance of knowing something of how the Earth feeds us and keeps us alive. A very good clean hardback. 135 pages. Illustrated with b.w. photographs and line-drawings. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Barbed Wire and Bamboo : Australian POWs in Europe, North Africa, Singapore, Thailand and Japan

By: Clarke Hugh & Burgess, Colin

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Australia, Allen & Unwin: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 049047

ISBN: 1863733132

Condition: Very Good


Collection of stories of captivity and escape involving Australian soldiers in the two world wars, both at the hands of the Japanese and also as prisoners of the Germans and Italians. A clean bright hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. 159 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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3e Regiment d'infanterie de Marine

By: Dufour, Pierre

Price: £27.50

Publisher: Paris, France, Editions Lavauzelle: 1995

Seller ID: 033464

ISBN: 2702503721

Condition: Very Good


Text in FRENCH. Clean, bright copy in unclipped dustjacket. Illustrated with both colour and b.w. photographs. 141 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Going to the River

By: Fitz Gibbon, Constantine

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 053334

Condition: Good


The author goes back to the start of the First World War in a novel of exceptional quality, unfolding an impressive panorama of the European scene between the wars. Neat gift inscription to the ffep else a good clean copy in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear - 277 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Lenin, Stalin and Hitler : The Age of Social Catastrophe

By: Gellately, Robert

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 060272

ISBN: 0224062832

Condition: Near Fine


Remarkably ambitious work telling the story of the great social and political catastrophe that enveloped Europe between 1914 and 1945 - a period of almost continuous upheaval which saw society being transformed by two world wars, the Russian Revolution, the Holocaust and the rise and fall of the Third Reich. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean, square, large volume hardback in an unclipped d/w - 696 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Best of Enemies : Anglo-French Relations Since the Norman Conquest

By: Gibson, Robert

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Sinclair Stevenson: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040589

ISBN: 1856194876

Condition: Good +


Examines the long, eventful and fruitful relationship between the two countries who, despite the signing of the Entente Cordial in 1904 and fighting as Allies in two World Wars, still echo to the sound of the battles they fought against one another centuries ago. Light tanning to page edges else a good, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 338 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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World War I in Photographs

By: Gilbert, Adrian

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London & Basingstoke, Guild Publishing: 1986

Seller ID: 056351

Condition: Very Good


A vivid impression of what it was like to live and die in the 'war to end all wars'. Clean, large format hardback in a d/w - 192 pages including bibliography and index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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World War I in Photographs

By: Gilbert, Adrian; Terraine, John

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Macdonald Orbis: 1986

Seller ID: 053783

ISBN: 035614870X

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, bright large format paperback which gives a vivid impression of what it was like to live and die in the 'war to end all wars'. 192 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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VCs of The First World War : 1914

By: Gliddon, Gerald

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire, Budding Books: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 037612

ISBN: 1840150068

Condition: Near Fine


Arranged chronologically in order to provide a fresh perspective on the opening stages of 'the war to end wars' and fully illustrated with photographs and drawings, many of which are reproduced here for the first time. Unread hardback in an unclipped d/w showing lightest signs of storage - 222 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Imperial Endgame : Britain's Dirty Wars and the End of Empire

By: Grob-Fitzgibbon, Benjamin

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Basingstoke, Hampshire, Palgrave MacMillan: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063738

ISBN: 023024873X

Condition: Near Fine


Part of the Britain and the World Series, challenging the popular view that Britain sheds its empire politely. For anyone worried about how things may end up in Iraq or Afghanistan, this excellent, dispassionate, forensic analysis will make uncomfortable but illuminating reading. Unread paperback with lightest shelfwear - 478 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Jack's War

By: Halstead, Jack

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Baldock, Streets Publishers: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 057457

ISBN: 0954669851

Condition: Very Good


The diary and drawings of Jack Halstead - a Great War survivor - who joined the army in November 1915 aged 18 and became a gunner, was posted to France in 1917 and fought from the Somme to Ypres, Lens and back to the Somme during which time he was wounded and gassed several times. He entered Germany with the Army of Occupation in 1919 where he remained until he was demobbed and returned to Royston where he worked until his death in 1963. Clean, crisp hardback in price-clipped dustwrapper. 232 pages. View more info