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A Social History of the English Countryside

By: Mingay, G. E. [editor]

Price: £32.50

Publisher: London, Routledge: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048184

ISBN: 0415034086

Condition: Very Good +


Traces the fundamental changes, the rise and fall of rural England from medieval times up to the Second World War, giving a broad overall view of the development of the countryside. Clean square hardback in a d/w with a portrait of 'Going to the Fair' by E.V. Rippingille. 246 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Surgical Roots and Branches

By: Murley, Reginald

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, The Memoir Club: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 042021

ISBN: 0727902849

Condition: Very Good


Autobiography of the former president of the Royal College of Surgeons, giving a lively account of the development of his character from boyhood and student days to the six and a half years he spent as a medical officer in the maxillofacial units in the Second World War. A very good clean copy SIGNED by the author on the title page with the inscription "Inscribed for Ken Davis - Reginald Murley - 11th September 1990" A very small mark on the front cover, see photo. 341 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Harold Nicolson : Diaries and Letters 1945 - 1962

By: Nicolson, Nigel ( Edited By )

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065658

Condition: Very Good


The third and last volume in the series, covering the years between the end of the Second World War and the death of his wife, V. Sackville-West, in 1962. Clean, square hardback in a price-clipped d/w showing light shelfwear and sunning to spine - 448 pages including index and the family tree to rear. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Blockade Runners : Sweden's lifeline in the Second World War

By: Nilsson, Lars-Axel & Sandburg, Leif A

Price: £87.50

Publisher: Orebro, Sweden, Authors: 1996

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 033073

Condition: Very Good


Translated from the Swedish title (Kurirflyg. En livlina under andra världskriget) by Eva H. Nilsson. The story of the unknown flights between Sweden and Scotland during the Second World War that carried diplomats, journalists, seamen, refugees and even some spies under the cover of darkness across one of the most dangerous airspaces during the war. Unread, heavy hardback with slight signs of storage - 303 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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From Empire to Europe : The Decline and Revival of British Industry Since the Second World War

By: Owen, Geoffrey

Price: £19.50

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052398

ISBN: 0002556820

Condition: Very Good


Challenges widely held assumptions about British industrial decline with a wealth of supporting detail through vivid case studies in key industries. Long gift inscription to ffep and faint sunning to page edges else a clean large volume hardback in a price-clipped d/w - 517 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Voice of War : The Second World War Told By Those Who Fought it

By: Owen, James : Walters, Guy (Editors)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Viking: 2004

Seller ID: 037956

ISBN: 0670914231

Condition: Near Fine


A selection of first-hand accounts of the Second World War which charts, season by season, the course of the central events in the words of those who were there. A clean, crisp copy in unclipped jacket. Appears unread. 628 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Boldness Be My Friend

By: Pape, Richard

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Headline Review: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 060104

ISBN: 0755316258

Condition: Near Fine


Awe-inspiring true story of capture and escape in Nazi-Occupied Europe during the Second World War. Clean, tight hardback in an unclipped d/w - 352 pages. Appears unread. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Three-War Marine

By: Parry, Francis F.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Jove Books: 1989

Seller ID: 037107

ISBN: 0515098728

Condition: Very Good


First-hand account of Marine-field artillery - covering the conflicts in which Francis Fox Pary served - the Second World War, the Korean War, his role in the Cuban Missile Crisis and behind the scenes operations with General Westmoreland in Vietnam. A very good clean paperback which though unread has two small puncture marks to front cover. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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A History of Postwar Russia

By: Pethybridge, R. W.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 054062

Condition: Very Good


No.14 in the Minerva Series of Students Handbooks under the General Editorship of Professor Brian Chapman. Covers the closing stages of the Second World War until the Twenty-second Soviet Party Congress in the autumn of 1961. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 263 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Pictorial History of the Luftwaffe, 1933-1945

By: Price, Alfred

Price: £57.50

Publisher: London, Ian Allan: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 032884

ISBN: 0711001006

Condition: Very Good


Signed by the author on the front endpaper in black pen "Eddy Price". A step-by-step history of Hitler's air force presented in pictures, many of which have never previously been published - providing a unique account of the birth, life and death of the Luftwaffe. A very good clean copy in price-clipped dustjacket. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Spitfire at War

By: Price, Alfred

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Shepperton, Surrey, Ian Allan Ltd: 1985

Edition: Fifth Impression

Seller ID: 050843

ISBN: 0711005605

Condition: Very Good


Objective analysis of the most famous aircraft ever to serve in the Royal Air Force which results in a unique account which casts new light not only on the Spitfire, but also on the nature of air combat during the Second World War. Clean large format hardback in a d/w showing light sunning to spine - 160 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Battlecruiser

By: Reeman, Douglas

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, BCA: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 051963

Condition: Very Good


The author of the best-selling historical novels featuring Richard Bolitho, under the pseudonym Alexander Kent, sets this novel during the Second World War. Faint sunning to page edges else a clean square hardback in a d/w - 275 pages including epilogue. View more info

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Strike from the Sea

By: Reeman, Douglas

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052302

Condition: Very Good


Novel set in Singapore during the Second World War. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. 256 pages. View more info

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Lie in the Dark and Listen : The Remarkable Exploits of a WWII Bomber Pilot and Great Escaper

By: Rees, Ken; Arrandale, Karen

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Grub Street: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 060012

ISBN: 1904010776

Condition: Near Fine


The extraordinary story of a young pilot officer during the Second World War including his time in Stalag Luft III. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 224 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Histrionics: A Treasury of Historical Anecdotes

By: Regan, Geoffrey

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Robson Books Ltd: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024620

ISBN: 0860519287

Condition: Very Good


A very good, clean copy in unclipped dustjacket. A highly entertaining collection of more than 600 historical anecdotes ranging from classical times to the Second World War. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Mission Accomplished

By: Rickson, P. A.; Holliday, Alan

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Purnell Book Services: 1974

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 051275

ISBN: 0718301439

Condition: Good


A new look at three great air operations of the Second World War - Operation Upkeep; Operation Jericho; and Operation Thunderbolt. Gift inscription to ffep. Good square hardback in a d/w showing some shelfwear & tears to top edges - 244 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Return of Shirley Temple

By: Rucker, Page

Price: £8.00

Publisher: USA, VirtualBookWorm: 2004

Seller ID: 031976

ISBN: 1589395387

Condition: Near Fine


Tells of the treatment during the second world war of Japanese Peruvians who were brought to the United States under armed guard from Peru, and held in the Texas prison camp, before being transported aboard exchange ships to isolated villages in Japan. A very good clean copy which appears unread. 105 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Day Before Yesterday

By: Scott-James, R.A.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025055

Condition: Good


Green cloth covers are worn to spine ends with small split in cloth at head of spine. Binding is tight and text block clean. A collection of articles published in the London Mercury in the years leading up to the Second World War - the articles "recall something of the changing atmosphere in the years immediately before the war and indicate ..some aspects of the transition from the old normal round of life which we thought of as civilized to the abnormal which clutched us and held us so long" View more info

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History of the Great Western Railway : Volume 3 - Wartime and the Final Years 1939-48

By: Semmens, Peter

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Studio Editions: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 057073

ISBN: 0043851061

Condition: Very Good


Final volume in the series considers the impact of The Second World War on the railway. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 102 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Patrol Craft Sailors

By: Skibinsky, S. Faye ( Editor )

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Paducah, KY, USA, Turner Publishing Company: 1990

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 033720

ISBN: 0938021893

Condition: Near Fine


The story of the 'forgotten ships' and their crew members in the Second World War. Very attractive copy in dark blue boards with gilt decoration and lettering to front cover and spine - 112 pages including the Association Roster. Small publishers' stickers inside front board. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info