Published by The Longleat Estate, 1953
Cloth. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Third Edition. Hardback. 55 pages. B/w illustrations throughout text, color plates also. Price is only 0.01 - the lowest possible!.
Seller Inventory # 000866
Published by COLLINS, LONDON, 1972
Very good book in poor dustwrapper. Excellent reading copy. Hardcover. 384 pages. No inscriptions. This biography of Group Captain Leonard Cheshire VC DSO DFC tells of his youth, his leadership of 617 Squadron, and his flight over Japan at the time of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Seller Inventory # 000567
Published by ARMS AND ARMOUR PRESS, LONDON, 1980
2nd reprint; Hard Cover. Very Good/Good (sun faded at spine). ISBN:085368457x. The Story of the Special Air Service 1950-1980. Clipped wrapper. Illustrated. The authoritative history and inside story of the SAS whose shadowy existence became public knowledge with their televised breaking of the Iranian Embassy siege in London in 1980.
Seller Inventory # 000044
Published by Guild Publishing, London, 1985
Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 156 pages. Left behind after the evacuation of Singapore, the author, then 19 and newly married, was captured by the Japanese and interned in Java.
Seller Inventory # 000935
Published by Collins, London, 1965
Cloth. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 320 pages, maps. Dramatized history of England, focusing on a number of pivotal moments over seven centuries.
Seller Inventory # 001014
Published by Book Club Associates, London, 1979
8vo. 774pp. Illustrated. Book in Very Good+ condition, though pages somewhat browned. Dust jacket would be VG except for sun faded (red to white) spine. This well know biography tells of one of England's most celebrated and controversial figures - often misunderstood and demonized as a puritanical zealot.
Seller Inventory # 000050
Published by Readers Union, London, 1966
Hard cover with dustwrapper, Near Fine to Very Good condition. Contents include chapters on The Great Fire of Calcuttac, The Night cf the Black Hole, and The Last Days of Peace. Complete with photo plates and maps. 254pp. The Black hole of Calcutta, which occurred in 1756 as the climax to a siege by 50000 Indians of the East India's Company is one of the most dramatic episodes in British imperial history. Keywords: History/India, S. E. Asia History India S. E. Asia Black Hole-Calcutta British Empire East India Co.
Seller Inventory # 000223
Published by Hodder & Stoughton, LONDON, 1979
First Edition. Very good in Very Good wrapper. Price clipped. Inscription on front free endpaper.
Seller Inventory # 000581
Published by HMSO, LONDON, 1967
First Edition. 77pp, glossary, further reading list, 8vo. The History of Aircraft, with numerous black and white Illustrations of early vehicles.
Seller Inventory # 000194
Published by Faber and Faber, London, 1945
Cloth. Condition: Poor. No Jacket. Second Impression. 201 pages. Detailed account of the industry past & present, with particular reference to a Dublin printers at the end of the 19th century.
Seller Inventory # 000699
Published by Odhams Press Ltd., London, 1949
Reprint of 1947 first Odhams edition. First printed in 1937. 309 pages, all block edges dark red. Spine slightly sunned, minor damage to spine label also. No inscriptions. Overall very good condition. Twenty-five essays on the 'Great Men of Our Age' including Joseph Chamberlain, George Bernard Shaw, Hindenburg, Lawrence of Arabia, and Roosevelt. Illustrated with b/w photos.
Seller Inventory # 000415
Published by COLLINS, LONDON, 1985
First Edition. Very Good book in Very Good dust wrapper. 9.5x6.5. 786pp. 79 b/w photos. 2 maps. 2 charts. Family tree on endpapers. Sun fading to extreme edges of cloth boards, sun faded d/w at spine, some markings. A biography on grand scale. For all the seriousness which the author brings to the great issues and events of which he writes, he never forgets that he is painting the portrait of a man who, for all the glitter and the gold, was nothing if not human. This is the life of Earl Mountbatten of Burma, with detailed information about him from his childhood, through his Naval Career, to his murder in Ireland due to the IRA. Includes newspaper cuttings of book reviews. From the private collection of a WW2 veteran.
Seller Inventory # 000048
Published by Oxford at the Clarendon Press, OXFORD, 1961
Second Edition. Hardback with dustwrapper in protective plastic sleeve, Text is clean and binding is tight. Overall VG condition, except for dustwrapper being taped to inside boards. The second edition of this innovative and accurate text explores historical events ranging from the Roman era of Britain to just after the first world war, looking at important British Monarchs and Society which have influnce the formation of modern England.
Seller Inventory # 000029
Published by BCA, LONDON, 1977
Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 240pp Very Good. Illustrated endpapers with 3 tables, 5 maps and 116 b/w photos. Sun faded at spine, no inscriptions or price clipping. The invasion of France by the German army had been a disaster for the Allies, the only feature that prevented it being a catastrophe was the escape of much of the BEF and many French units from the beaches of Dunkirk. British, German & French material on the epic naval rescue of British & French troops from the French beaches (Operation Dynamo) after the Fall of France 1940.
Seller Inventory # 000056
Published by Michael Joseph Ltd., London, 1975
Cloth. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. 224 pages. Much reprinted, this is a true first edition. The story of King Arthur is one of the greatest legends in the world. Arthur was a Celtic chieftain who crushed the Saxons and came to be adopted as their hero. Elizabeth Jenkins brings her subject alive in this unique and glowing book, doing full justice through careful research to history and mystery alike. Fully illustrated with colour and black and white photographs.
Seller Inventory # 000785
Published by John Murray Publishers Ltd, London, Herts, United Kingdom, 2001
Cloth. Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. First Edition. 276 pages, plates, maps.
Seller Inventory # 001224
Published by Alan SUTTON, STROUD, 1990
As New in As New dustwrapper. 136 pages, illustrations throughout. First reprint.
Seller Inventory # 000544
Published by Alan SUTTON, STROUD, 1993
First Edition. As New in As New dustwrapper. 152 pages, illustrations throughout. First reprint.
Seller Inventory # 000545
Published by Macmillan Company, NEW YORK, 1959
First Edition. Scarce in the true first edition (this copy). Hard cover with dustwrapper, both in Very Good condition. 273 pages. Gold and Gray cloth binding. Many illustrations. What was it like to enlist, to march, to fight and perhaps to die? Bell Wiley has written the text out of his unique familiarity with contemporary diaries and letters. Hirst Milhollen has searched for and found in many collections, both public and private in the North and the South, the pictures to embellish the text.
Seller Inventory # 000115
Published by Harper & Row, New York, 1964
First Edition. Includes leaflet "Colonial Churches in the Diocese of Southern Virginia" loosely inserted. Hard cover with dustwrapper, both in Very Good condition. Primarily a book about the southern people: Confederate government, Confederate Army, white and black people in the South. Book begins with Succession of South Carolina on Dec. 20, 1860, followed by other states, the formation of the Confederate government, and follows through to the collapse of the Confederacy. Appendices list members of Confederate cabinet, . Fascinating reading.
Seller Inventory # 000132
Published by Zwemmer, LONDON, 1936
First Edition. Hard cover without dustwrapper. 320pp of plates preceeded by 62 pages of introduction. Includes Images of Deities, Theatre, Buildings, Tombs, Family and Private Life, Tombs, Costume, Professions, Military Life, Statesmen etc., Poets, Sport, Circus, List of Monuments etc. A fascinating book.
Seller Inventory # 000203
Published by Jonathan Cape, London, 1958
First Edition. Hard cover with dustwrapper, in Good to Very Good condition. 9x6.5. 384pp. 84 half-tone illus. 13 maps and diagrams. Ivar Lissner tells the story of the Roman Caesars from the time of their immediate forerunners, Marius and Sulla, Pompey and Crassus, to that of Constantine the Great, the first Christian Emperor. Keywords: Caesars, History.
Seller Inventory # 000204
Published by Collins, London, 1955
First Edition. Scarce in true first edition (this copy). Hard cover with dustwrapper, both in Very Good condition. Not signed or inscribed by previous author. Limited surface wear but hardly noticable. The War Memoirs of General de Gaulle. Much reference to Winston S Churchill due to De Gaulle's exile in England following the German Invasion of Summer 1940.
Seller Inventory # 000224
Published by Oxford University Press, London, 1936
Second reprint. Scarce and sought after book. Hard cover without dustwrapper, in Very Good condition. 19x13cm, brown cloth, 112pp, map & chart on epps, bibliog. Rep. Reprint of an article from Encyclopaedia Britannica; scholarly introductory survey.
Seller Inventory # 000233
Published by The Festival Committee, Kingston-upon-thames, 1938
First Edition. First edition. Hardback, Near Fine, 45 pages, Illustrated with drawings, most in color and maps. Illustrated endpapers. Coat of Arms in silver gilt appliqued on cover.
Seller Inventory # 000694
Published by Oxford at the Clarendon Press, OXFORD, 1975
First reprint of first edition. Very good condition, 634 pages, top block edge even dark blue color. Some wear to spine ends as is usual.
Seller Inventory # 000497
Published by Book Club Associates, London, 1969
First thus. Very Good book in Very Good dustwrapper. Inscription on front endpaper. From private collection of WW2 veteran : single owner since new.
Seller Inventory # 000565
Published by The Times, London, 1932
Cloth. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. First Edition. 47 pages. Much reprinted, this is the scarce first edition printing. A history of this world famous newspaper. Six chapters : The beginnings, Expansion, The Spacious Days, New Methods in a New Century, The Great War, A Modern Newspaper.
Seller Inventory # 000812
Published by Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, 1951
First Edition. First English edition. First printed in Germany 1940, in the German language. Hard cover with dustwrapper, in very good to near fine condition. 220pp. With 38 ills., map of Vesuvius district and plans. Fascinating account of the history of the discoveries at Herculaneum. Keywords: classical studies classics ancient history archaeology Pompeii Herculaneum Ercolano Vesuvius Italy.
Seller Inventory # 000202
Published by COLLINS, LONDON, 1962
First Edition. Hard cloth with dust jacket, Very Good book, only imperfection are some markings on front board / dust wrapper in poor condition decayed at corners (see above photo), 6x9, 768 pages, illus, maps, notes, bibliog, index. English newspaper cutting of book review included. Trenchard is credited with creating the RAF and thus one of the great military men of the twentieth century, he was also a fine leader and courageous soldier, displaying his heroism in the Boer War. TRENCHARD must be numbered among the handful of truly great men that this country has produced in the last hundred years; one of the few who can be said to have changed the course of history; the man to whom, after Churchill, this country owes most for its survival. He was the man who created the R. A. F.
Seller Inventory # 000038