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The Bayeux Tapestry and the Norman Invasion.
1 The Bayeux Tapestry and the Norman Invasion.
UK. The Folio Society 1973 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
The corners are lightly bumped , this volume does not have a slip-case. A good clean copy. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping to world zones 1 and 2 is by sea and could take up to 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
The kings Royal Rifle Corps Chronicle 1942
2 The kings Royal Rifle Corps Chronicle 1942
winchester warren andson ltd 1943 1st Edition Soft cover Poor Book 8vo - over 7 
A chronicle of the kings royal rifle corps it has got maps and photo.The back is broken the spine is only just holding on, but the book is full of detail. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
The Private Lives of the Tudor Monarchs.
3 The Private Lives of the Tudor Monarchs.
UK. The Folio Society 1975 2nd Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
As with all monarchs who rule as well as reign, the gap between the public and private lives of the Tudors is a narrow one.The marriages of Henry VIII and the courtships of Elizabeth were affairs of state; just as the business of government was, in part, a matter of the sovereign's domestic routine. The selection of documents presented here is intended to reflect some of these aspects. This book is without its slipcase. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping to world zones 1 and 2 and is by sea and could take up to 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
A History of England Volume I: Foundation., Ackroyd, Peter
4 Ackroyd, Peter A History of England Volume I: Foundation.
UK MacMillan. 2011 0230706398 / 9780230706392 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Peter Ackroyd , whose work has always been underpinned by a profound interest in and understanding of England's history, now turns to the story of England itself. He gives us a vivid sense of how our forebears lived: the homes they built, the clothes they wore, the food they ate, even the jokes they told. All are brought vividly to life through the narrative mastery of one of our finest writers. A Fine, clean tight copy. 
Price: 16.50 GBP
 
 
The Death of King Arthur: The Immortal Legend (Penguin Hardback Classics), Ackroyd, Peter
5 Ackroyd, Peter The Death of King Arthur: The Immortal Legend (Penguin Hardback Classics)
UK. Penguin Classics 2010 1846141931 / 9781846141935 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Born with the help of Merlin's magic, blessed with the sword of Excalibur, Arthur becomes king of a troubled, leaderless England, beginning a golden age of chivalry at the court of Camelot. PLEASE NOTE: international economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
 
Gandhi Naked Ambition, Adams, Jad
6 Adams, Jad Gandhi Naked Ambition
UK. Quercus 2010 1849162107 / 9781849162104 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
A concise, elegant and masterly account of one of the seminal figures of twentieth -century history, ' Gandhi' lays bare the achievements, philosophy and legacy- both political and spiritual - of a man whose life may truly be said to have changed the world. There is a light staining to the corner of the front panel of the D/W. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Trafalgar: The Biography of a Battle, Adkins, Roy A.
7 Adkins, Roy A. Trafalgar: The Biography of a Battle
UK. Little, Brown & Company 2004 0316725110 / 9780316725118 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
In this book the author embraces the battle, its prelude and its aftermath, in narrative that is at once scholarly and breathtakingly exciting. This was the great deciding conflict of the Napoleonic Wars - one that Roy Atkins describes, with use of many newly published first -hand accounts, in mesmerising , blow-by-blow detail. PLEASE NOTE: Economy shipping ( 2nd class) to World zones 1 and 2 is by sea and will take between 60 and 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
The War For All The Oceans: From Nelson at the Nile to Napoleon at Waterloo, Adkins, Roy;
8 Adkins, Roy; The War For All The Oceans: From Nelson at the Nile to Napoleon at Waterloo
UK Little, Brown.co.uk 2006 0316728373 / 9780316728379 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Brought vividly to life by the words and stories of people caught up in the conflict, this is a sweeping history of the years of naval warfare that set the balance of power in Europe for the following century. Encompassing gallant duels between single ships, bloody battles between huge fleets, daring coastal raids, amphibious assaults on naval bases and the subtleties of espionage and naval intelligence, this global conflict truly was ' The War for all the Oceans.' There is light marking to the text block edges. PLEASE NOTE: international economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 16.50 GBP
 
 
The War that killed Achillles, Alexander Caroline
9 Alexander Caroline The War that killed Achillles
england Viking/Penquin Ltd 2009 0670021121 / 9780670021123 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Book and d/w in very good condition ,The true story of homer's iliiad and the trojan wars. 
Price: 14.50 GBP
 
 
10 Alexander, Caroline The Endurance
london Bloomsbury 1999 0747546703 / 9780747546702 Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
All about Shackletons legendary Antarctic expedition 
Price: 14.00 GBP
 
 
Tales from the South China Seas, Allen Charles.
11 Allen Charles. Tales from the South China Seas
London ad/bbc 1983 0563200324 / 9780563200321 Reprint. Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 
Book and dw in very good codition price clipped and with dedication on frontispiece. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
 
Threshold of Terror: The Last Hours of the Monarchy in the French Revolution., Allen, Rodney.
12 Allen, Rodney. Threshold of Terror: The Last Hours of the Monarchy in the French Revolution.
UK Sutton Publishing. 2001 0750927100 / 9780750927109 Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
The French Revolution of 1789 did not set out to end the French monarchy. It aimed to create liberal constitutional government. The chain of events following the fall of the King led to the September Massacres. This heart-rendering story of human and political tragedy should be required reading for anyone gripped by the drama of the french Revolution and wishing to learn more about one of the key turning points in European history. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
 
The Pacific : Hell was an Ocean away, Ambrose, Hugh
13 Ambrose, Hugh The Pacific : Hell was an Ocean away
UK. Canongate Books Ltd 2010 184767822X / 9781847678225 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
These are the true stories of the men who put their lives on the line for their country, who were dispatched to the other side of the world to fight an enemy who preferred suicide to surrender. men who suffered hardship and humiliation in POW camps; men who witnessed casualties among soldiers and civilians alike; men whose medals came at a shocking price - a price paid in full by all. There is some light spotting to the text block edge. Please note; standard shipping (2nd class) to world zones 1 and 2 is by sea, and will take between 60 and 90 days . 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Undaunted Courage: The Pioneering First Mission to Explore America's Wild Frontier, Ambrose, Stephen E.
14 Ambrose, Stephen E. Undaunted Courage: The Pioneering First Mission to Explore America's Wild Frontier
UK. Pocket Books 2003 074347788X / 9780743477888 4th Edition Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
On 5 july 1803, Captain Meriwether Lewis set out on an epic voyage across the untamed Great Plains and into the Rockies. His brief from the president. Thomas Jefferson, was to explore the land stretching west of the Mississippi., recently purchased from Napoleon. It was completely unchartered territory; a wild, vast land ruled by Indians, never before experienced by a white man. PLEASE NOTE: International Economy Shipping (2nd class) to world zones 1 and 2 is by sea and could take up to 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
 
Eisenhower: The President:  Vol 2, Ambrose, Stephen. E.
15 Ambrose, Stephen. E. Eisenhower: The President: Vol 2
U.S.A. Simon & Schuster 1984 0671499017 / 9780671499013 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
This is the second and concluding volume of Stephen ambrose's biography of Eisenhower. This definitive and sometimes critical work is the culmination of twenty years of research by one of the editors of the Eisenhower papers. The spine is lightly faded and the text block as heavy spotting to the head and there is light foxing to the inside of the DJ. please note; standard shipping (2nd class) to world zones 1 and 2 is by sea, and will take between 60 and 90 days. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
The Grunts., Anderson Charles R.
16 Anderson Charles R. The Grunts.
Presidio Press 1984 0891410031 / 9780891410034 5th Printing. Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 
The Vietnam War was the event that blooded another American generation.It was for them what Bunker Hil,Gettisberg,Belleau Wood and Guadalcanal were to earlier generation's...This is a secondhand book in hard covers in good condition ,the dustwrapper is rubbed on corners and bottom and top of spine edges. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
The Mitrokhin, Andrew Christopher and Vasili Mitrokhin
17 Andrew Christopher and Vasili Mitrokhin The Mitrokhin
London Allen Lane /penguin 1999 0713993588 / 9780713993585 5 Ed Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 
A very heavy book all about the KGB in europe and the west. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
An Archaeology of the Early Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms, Arnold, C. J.
18 Arnold, C. J. An Archaeology of the Early Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms
UK. Routledge 1997 041515636X / 9780415156363 2nd Edition Soft cover Very Good Pictorial covers Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
An Archaeology of the early Anglo - Saxon Kingdoms has for nearly a decade been used by students seeking an introduction to the field. The text block edges are a little grubby. PLEASE NOTE: economy international shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
 
The World at War: Revised and Expanded Edition., Arnold-Forster, Mark.
19 Arnold-Forster, Mark. The World at War: Revised and Expanded Edition.
UK. Book Club Association. 1981 Book Club Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
The World at War was originally written to accompany the Thames Television series of the same name, but since it was first published in 1973 the book has proved to have a life of its own. This fully revised edition explores the far reaching consequences of the war up to the present day. The text block shows spotting and staining to the front edge and the DJ has been taped to the front and back paste downs of the boards. the f.e.p. are also marked and the DJ has a repair to the top of the spine and the back and front panels have dings and scratches. Please note: standard shipping (2nd class ) to world zones 1 and 2 is by sea and will take between 60 and 90 days. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
 
Forgotten Voices of the Second World War., Arthur, Max
20 Arthur, Max Forgotten Voices of the Second World War.
UK Ebury Press Ltd 2004 0091897343 / 9780091897345 4th Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Here , in the raw, are the personal experiences of ordinary men and women from around the world, including British, Irish, French, German, American, Japanese, Australian and New Zealand accounts. Between them, their individual voices make up an immediate and vivid narrative of the Second World War. The Boards and dW shows light signs of use and the page edges has some light mottling. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
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