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Image for By the Sword Divided : Eyewitnesses of the English Civil War

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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The Navy : 1939 to the Present Day

By: Arthur, Max

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041469

ISBN: 0340684690

Condition: Very Good


Based entirely on first-hand accounts with all the principal theatres of the War recalled. Provides a collection of remarkable stories from brave and unassuming individuals. Clean, bright copy with previous owner's sticker inside cover and faint sunning to page edges. Unclipped d/w protected in a clear, plastic jacket - 416 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The True Glory - The Royal Navy : 1914-1939

By: Arthur, Max

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042302

ISBN: 0340623012

Condition: Very Good


Based entirely on first-hand accounts with all the principal theatres of the War recalled. Provides a collection of remarkable stories from brave and unassuming individuals. Clean, bright copy with faint sunning to page edges. Unclipped d/w - 292 pages including index. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Permissible Lie : The Inside Truth about Advertising

By: Baker, Samm Sinclair

Price: £19.00

Publisher: London, Peter Owen Ltd: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 043039

ISBN: 0720662400

Condition: Very Good


In this hard-hitting, controversial book a former Madison Avenue American advertising executive reveals how 'lying' copy is actively encouraged by many advertisers and agencies, with first hand accounts of interal agency and clients meetings being both damning and entertaining. 236 pages including index. A very good book in unclipped dust jacket with some signs of edgewear. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Living On: A Study of Altering Consciousness after Death

By: Beard, Paul

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023982

ISBN: 0041330099

Condition: Very Good


Presents many different accounts of post-mortem experience - which purport to come from former psychical researchers, scientists, clergy, writers and other men and women of repute - and examines them from an open-minded viewpoint. Clean, square copy in an unclipped d/w - 202 pages including index. View more info

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Volume 49 Miscellanea - Bedfordshire Historical Record Society

By: Bedfordshire Historical Record Society

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Bedfordshire, Bedfordshire Historical Record Society: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007084

Condition: Near Fine


189pp inc index. Covers Contracting Arable Lands in 1341, Two Monastic account rolls, The building accounts of Harold Hall, Minutes of the Bedfordshire committee for Sequestrations 1646-7, The exempt jurisdiction of Woburn, Alderman Heaven 1723-94, Some documents relating to riots, The Bedford Election of 1930, Letters of Richard Dillingham - convict, Leighton Buzzard and the railway. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Mystery of the Bayeux Tapestry

By: Bernstein, David J.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 059656

ISBN: 0297789287

Condition: Very Good


The author investigates the unusual circumstances in which the Tapestry was made, its distinctive style and format, and how its version of history frequently departs from accounts by contemporary authors. Very good clean hardback in price-clipped jacket which has faded spine strip. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. 272 pages. Prompt dispatch. 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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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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Jigsaw Man : The Remarkable Career of Britain's Foremost Criminal Psychologist

By: Britton, Paul

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Bantam Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032874

ISBN: 059304066X

Condition: Very Good


Absorbing first-hand accounts of the man who has been at the centre of more than 100 headline-making investigations including James Bulger and Rachel Nickell. Some light sunning to page edges else a good, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 454 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Glasgow Girls : Women in Art and Design 1880-1920

By: Burkhauser, Jude ( Edited By )

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland, Canongate Books: 1993

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 066641

ISBN: 086241413X

Condition: Very Good


Brings together the varied research of 18 scholars in one volume. Autobiographical accounts of each artist are complemented by chapters on the social history of the era and the decorative arts movement. Clean, glossy, large format softcover - 261 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Book-Keeping Simplified

By: Buxton, W.O.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Sir Isaac Pitman and Sons: 1948

Edition: Revised and Enlarged

Seller ID: 018367

Condition: Reading Copy


A guide to the principles and practices of double-entry book-keeping with numerous exercises and specimen examination papers of the principal examining boards. Grey cloth covers with black lettering. 360pp. Boards are soiled with ring marks. Internally text block is clean. Suppliers stamp and previous owner's name on front pastedown. 5 small stickers on rear pastedown. A good working copy. View more info

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VE Day, A Day to Remember: A Celebration of Reminiscences Sixty Years On

By: Cabell, Craig; Richards, Allan

Price: £11.50

Publisher: Barnsley, South Yorkshire, Leo Cooper Ltd: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017975

ISBN: 1844151840

Condition: Fine


Combines historical analysis of VE day with moving personal accounts. As new, unread copy which shows signs of lightest shelf wear. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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For Five Shillings a Day

By: Campbell Begg, Richard & Liddle, Peter H.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041804

ISBN: 0007103514

Condition: Very Good


Varied selection of eyewitness accounts which form a magnificent oral history of the British and Commonwealth forces at war from the Army, RAF and Navy, revealing what it was like at the sharp end of various war campaigns, including the Battle of Britain, the Desert War, the fall of Singapore, the Italian Campaign, D-Day, the occupation of Germany etc. A very good clean hardback in very good protected, unclipped dustwrapper. Previous owner's small sticker on front pastedown. 464 pages. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Rocky Mountain Madness : A Historical Miscellany

By: Cavell, Edward; Whyte, Jon

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Heritage House: 2009

Seller ID: 057939

ISBN: 1894974654

Condition: Near Fine


Entertaining collection of historical photographs, amusing newspaper accounts, reminiscences and letters celebrating the capricious antics that the Rockies and Selkirks summoned in Victorian residents and visitors. Clean, glossy booklet - 144 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Dirty Money : Swiss Banks, The Mafia, Money Laundering, and White Collar Crime

By: Clarke, Thurston; Tigue, John J.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Millington Books Limited: 1976

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 052805

ISBN: 0860000524

Condition: Very Good


The inside story, packed with anecdote, of how dirty money - money illegally acquired, or legal money intended for illegal purposes - is hidden away in secret accounts, 'cleaned', and sent out into the world again. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 216 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A Sense of Belonging : Dilemmas of British Jewish Identity

By: Cooper, Howard and Morrison, Paul

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1991

Edition: TV Tie-in

Seller ID: 035226

ISBN: 0297810979

Condition: Very Good


Accompanied the C4 TV series. The first book to chronicle, using first-hand accounts, the dilemmas of Jewish identity in Britain today. Clean, bright copy with light blemish to ffep. Unclipped d/w shows light shelf wear. 223 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Battleship At War

By: Coward, Cdr B. R.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Shepperton, Surrey, Ian Allan Ltd: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 056634

ISBN: 0711017409

Condition: Very Good


Illuminating accounts of midshipmen, signalmen and engineers, gunnery ratings and store clerks describe ' what it was like to be there'. Large format hardback in an unclipped d/w - 128 pages including index. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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The SAS at Close Quarters

By: Crawford, Steve

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson: 1994

Seller ID: 030077

ISBN: 0283061987

Condition: Good


Contains previously unpublished accounts by SAS soldiers of their great actions. Good, clean copy - 192 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Elementary Book-Keeping - a Text Book for Beginners

By: Cropper, L. Cuthbert

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Macdonald and Evans: 1934

Edition: Thirteenth Edition

Seller ID: 024782

Condition: Good


Brown cloth with gilt titles to spine. 340 pages + publisher's adverts. A good, clean copy. Gift inscription on front end paper. Bump to bottom corner of rear cover. Binding square and tight. Text block clean. View more info