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WW II Bombers - Magazine Flight Journal Special

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: USA, Flight Journal: 2001

Seller ID: 065196

Condition: Very Good


Flight Journal Special about WW2 Bombers. Contents include:- The Rugged Fortress - B-17 pilot tells of his love of the plane; A Shot in the Dark - the story of a shootdown over Germany and the pilots poignant reunion 55 years later; B-29 Stories; Miracle at Beauvais; Strategic Bombing from WW2 to Kosovo; B-24 Bailout; Norden Bombsight; Terrifying Mission to Ploesti; Bomber Defense; VE Day Party; Axis Bombers etc. Previous owner's details on front cover else as new 114-page magazine. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Warbirds Worldwide: Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress/Special Edition

By: Anon

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, Warbirds International: 1990

Seller ID: 065140

ISBN: 1870601173

Condition: As New


Contents include: - the History and Restoration of the Confederation Air Force Arizona Wing's B-17G Sentimental Journey; The Restoration of the B-17, the rebuild controversy surrounding the name and the facts on this interesting fort; Filming of the Memphis Belle; Flying the B-17 Flying Fortress - Fuddy Duddy; A Brief look at the Imperial War Museum B-17 restoration; etc As new copy of this magazine. 46 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Life In the Castle In Medieval England

By: Burke, John

Price: £10.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Dorset Press: 1992

Seller ID: 041036

ISBN: 0880298154

Condition: Very Good


Enables the reader to see the castle in the context of medieval society and to get a clear picture of castle development from early motte and bailey forts through the great Norman and high medieval period to the castle's transformation into the manor house. Good, clean hardback with previous owner's name to ffep - 120 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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FlyPast Special B-17 Flying Fortress

By: Delve, Ken ( Editor )

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Stamford, Lincolnshire, Key Publishing: 1999

Edition: Special Edition

Seller ID: 062642

Condition: Very Good


Includes 'Gals and Guns' B-17 Nose art, Surviving B-17s worldwide survey, Bombs over Germany etc. Clean, glossy magazine - 82 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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FlyPast Magazine July 1985 No 48

By: Ellis, Ken (Editor)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Lincs, Key Publishing: 1985

Seller ID: 036984

Condition: Very Good


Magazine published for enthusiasts of old aeroplanes. 68 pages. Includes articles on Fortress at 50, Swiss Transport Museum etc For full contents of this issue please see photograph. View more info

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Dover, England's Gate

By: Emden, Walter (preface by)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Carl Hentschel Ltd:

Seller ID: 036287

Condition: Poor


28 sketches of some of the most picturesque and striking view of Town, Fortress and Port. Undated but previous owner's name and date 1916 on front endpaper. Externally poor copy - the covers have been repaired to the length of the spine, both internally and externally with tape and the binding is loose. However contents are clean and unmarked and the book interesting as a piece of local history. An acceptable working copy of this extremely hard-to-find title. View more info

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Mont Saint-Michel

By: Jacques, Rene

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Munich, Germany, Wilhelm Andermann: 1963

Seller ID: 044673

Condition: Very Good


With 30 colour plates. Introduction by Bewrnard Champigneulle, translated by Gladys Wheelhouse, gives the reader an insight into the origin and history of the famous French monastery and fortress - 61 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Raglan Castle

By: Kenyon, John R.; Cadw: Welsh Historic Monuments Staff

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Cardiff, Wales, Cadw: 1994

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 034684

ISBN: 094832998X

Condition: Very Good


56 page, stapled handbook being a history and tour of the famous Welsh Castle. Clean, bright copy - next post dispatch. View more info

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Chepstow Castle and Port Wall - Runston Church - Chepstow Bulwarks Camp

By: Knight, Jeremy K.; Cadw: Welsh Historic Monuments Staff

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Cardiff, Wales, Cadw: 1991

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 034685

ISBN: 0948329718

Condition: Very Good


52 page, stapled handbook being a guide to the famous historical Welsh sites. Clean, bright copy. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Peter and Paul Fortress :The Museum of the History of Saint Petersburg

By: Logunova, Marina

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Alfa-Color Art Publishers: 2003

Seller ID: 064677

ISBN: 5947950340

Condition: Near Fine


35-page, stapled brochure translated from the Russian by Valery Fateyev. Clean, glossy copy. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Guns of Navarone

By: Maclean, Alistair

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1962

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 056984

Condition: Very Good


Gripping thriller set in World War Two sees a small Allied commando team being detailed to destroy a seemingly impregnable German fortress that threatens Allied naval ships in the Aegean Sea. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear & tear and sunning to spine - 318 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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There Is an Occupation (SIGNED COPY )

By: Mahy, Miriam M.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Guernsey, Channel Islands, The Guernsey Press Company: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 058170

ISBN: 0951976702

Condition: Very Good


The fascinating personal view of life throughout the five years of the German occupation, the story of ordinary people in an extraordinary situation. SIGNED by the author inside the front cover with the inscription ''With best wishes Miriam M. Mahy ''.Clean, 92 page booklet plus a souvenir guide to Fortress Guernsey. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Caerleon : Fortress of the Legion

By: Moore, Donald

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Cardiff, Wales, National Museum of Wales: 1975

Edition: Third Edition - Revised

Seller ID: 050048

ISBN: 0720002249

Condition: Good


60 page stapled guide book devised for the general visitor, and it is hoped that it will be useful to school teachers and organisers of parties who require precise directions about itineraries and timing. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Tower of London in the History of the Nation

By: Rowse, A. L.

Price: £14.50

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 057436

Condition: Very Good


A fascinating and meticulously researched look at the role of the Tower of London in English history, at times it has served as a royal palace, a fortress and a state prison besides being the original Record Office and Zoo. Clean, square hardback in unclipped dustjacket. 280pp inc index. 16 pages of colour plates. 120 b/w illustrations. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

The Fall of Fortress Europe 1943-1945

By: Seaton, Albert

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, B.T. Batsford: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 053914

ISBN: 0713419687

Condition: Very Good


Authoritative account of the political, economic and military organization of the Third Reich, its strengths and weaknesses tracing the events within Germany which saw the Fortress liberated or overrun and the whole of the Reich engulfed during the last two years of the war. Tanning to page edges. 218 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Hitler's Fortress Islands

By: Toms, Carel

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Guernsey, Channel Islands, Burbridge Limited: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 057460

ISBN: 0950936057

Condition: Very Good


Reveals the grim story of the building of Hitler's massively organized campaign which turned the Channel Islands into an impregnable fortress. Very good clean paperback illustrated throughout with b/w photographs. 160 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Shades of the Alhambra

By: Trevelyan, Raleigh

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1984

Seller ID: 064373

Condition: Very Good


The history of the Alhambra Palace in Granada which was originally constructed as a small fortress in AD 889 on the remains of Roman fortifications, and then largely ignored until its ruins were renovated and rebuilt in the mid-13th century by the Nasrid emir Mohammed ben Al-Ahmar of the Emirate of Granada, who built its current palace and walls. Clean bright hardback. No slipcase. Illustrated with b/w and colour photographs. 128 pages including bibliography. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Fortress

By: Walpole Hugh

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1963

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 057836

Condition: Very Good


The third volume of the Herries Chronicle. A very good clean hardback with small previous owner's sticker to front pastedown. Unclipped dustwrapper shows signs of light shelfwear. 811 pages. Includes fold-out family tree to rear. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Fortress

By: Walpole, Hugh

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Pan: 1979

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 032274

ISBN: 0330026429

Condition: Reading Copy


Good clean reading copy of the third volume of the Herries Chronicle. Reading creases to covers and slight tanning to page edges. View more info