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The Pacific : Hell was an Ocean away, Ambrose, Hugh
1 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
Painted Stream: A River Warden's Life, Armstrong, Robin
2 Armstrong, Robin Painted Stream: A River Warden's Life
UK J.M.Dent & Sons Ltd 1985 0460047027 / 9780460047029 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
Robin Armstrong is not only a bailiff who looks after two of the most he beautiful rivers in England, he is also a wildlife artist. This book which is full of his watercolours, is utterly different from any other nature book - a unique evocation of the worlds in which man and river meet. The D/W shows light rippling along its top edge, otherwise a nice clean tight copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
The Georgian Country House, Arnold, Dana
3 Arnold, Dana The Georgian Country House
UK Sutton Publishing Ltd 2003 0750934700 / 9780750934701 2nd Edition Soft cover Fine Pictorial covers Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
The Country House was the focal point of Georgian architecture, landscape and society. Dana Arnold presents an analysis of the social and cultural significance of the country house, and her work is complimented by essays from experts in a variety disciplines. A wealth of illustrations, showing exteriors, interiors and landscapes accompany the textA very good, clean and tight copy. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
English Manor Houses, Bailey, Brian J.
4 Bailey, Brian J. English Manor Houses
UK Robert Hale Ltd 1983 0709012802 / 9780709012801 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
For so long the hub of the English social system, the manor house has a rich social history, second only to the church in status within the rural community. This book is devoted exclusively to these fascinating and often beautiful houses. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. There is the remains of glue from a label on the front of the D/W. A nice clean tight copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping ( second class ) is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
5 Bell's Richard Britain.
London William Collins &Sons & co Ltd 1981 0002195690 / 9780002195690 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 Richard Bell. 
A lovely country book full full of the authors coloured sketches. This is a 1st Edition secondhand book with brown hardcovers , which are in very good condition. The dustwrapper as a slight tear on the back top corner and a little damage to the bottom of the back cover otherwise in good order. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
6 Bord Janet, Colin Bord. The secret country.
London UK BCA 1977 British First Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
all about the standing stones of the British isles and other ancient sites.The top is slightly foxed on pages and nibbling on top edge of cover .Illustration in black and white. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
Trenchard; Man of Vision, Boyle, Andrew
7 Boyle, Andrew Trenchard; Man of Vision
UK Collins Publishers Ltd 1962 1st Edition Hardcover Good Poor Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
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 to whom , after Churchill, this country owes most for its survival. He was the man who created the R.A.F. ; without him there could have been no Battle of Britain. The text block is lightly stained on the edges and there is a dedication on the f.e.p. The DJ is torn and chiped in several places. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
Hunting for All, C.R.Acton
8 C.R.Acton Hunting for All
UK H.F & G. Witherby, Ltd 1937 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Eric Meade-King 
In this book, the author sets out what he believes are the rules and proper behaviour for hunting by horse. There are bumps to the corners and the green boards shows light wear. there is a lean to the spine. The text block is tanned, and there is a tear to the front end paper there is also a dedication to the half title page. A good reading copy. 
Price: 16.50 GBP
Country Verse, Carr, Samuel
9 Carr, Samuel Country Verse
UK Chancellor Press 1979 0907486088 / 9780907486084 2nd Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
An anthology which is delightful for its own sake has also a certain importance for the way in which it emphasises an affinity for the countryside shared by English poets and English painters. A fine clean copy. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
10 Churchill, Robert Game Shooting
UK Michael Joseph Ltd. 1955 1st Edition Hardcover Good Fair Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Game shooting is not a book for experts only.It contains complete and always practical advice for everybody; from the novice handling a shotgun for the first time to the experienced sportsman wondering why he's missing those tall pheasants. The maroon boards are faded on the head of the panels especially the rear panel. The spine is faded and worn on the head and base. The front and rear endpapers are tanned as is the text block. The D/W is worn, torn and chipped and is also priced clipped. There is a signature on the f.e.p This is still a tight reading copy. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
Commander in Chief, Clancy, Tom & Greaney, Mark
11 Clancy, Tom & Greaney, Mark Commander in Chief
UK Penquin/ Michael Joseph. 2015 0718181883 / 9780718181888 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
With five thousand Russian troops poised to invade a NATO country, can Jack RRyan move swiftly enough to stop Volodin's grand plan of global conflict and conquest? Or will he succeed in changing the balance of world power for ever. A good, clean copy. Please Note; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
UnderFire, Clancy,Tom & Blackwood, Grant
12 Clancy,Tom & Blackwood, Grant UnderFire
UK Michael Joseph Ltd 2015 0718181867 / 9780718181864 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
Racing against the clock, Jack must unravel who is friend and who is foe? Before its over, Jack Ryan Jr may have to choose between his loyalty to his fiend and his loyalty to his country. A good, clean copy. Please Note; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
A Time to Lead: For Duty, Honor and Country, Clark, Wesley K.; Carhart, Tom
13 Clark, Wesley K.; Carhart, Tom A Time to Lead: For Duty, Honor and Country
U.S.A. Palgrave Macmillan Trade 2007 1403984743 / 9781403984746 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
After rising to the rank of four - star general as Nato's Supreme Allied Commander in Europe. Wesley Clark was drafted by popular demand to run for the Democratic U.S. presidential nomination in 2003, becoming a major leadership figure in politics. Here, for the first time, he uses his unique life experiences to reveal his vision for America. There is light wear to the edges of the boards and the text block has light spotting to its edges. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
Villages of Britain. The 500 Villages that made the Countryside., Clive Aslet
14 Clive Aslet Villages of Britain. The 500 Villages that made the Countryside.
UK Bloomsbury 2010 1408883716 / 9781408883716 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
In Clive Aslet's compendium of five hundred English, Welsh and Scottish villages, each one has been chosen to put a single aspect of rural Britain under the spotlight: a country poet, a way of building, an agricultural innovation, a horrible death, a rare survival, or an exceptional person or event. Aslet revels in local history an anecdote, but also explores the villages as they are today. There are some marks to the fore edge of the text block. otherwise a near fine copy. 
Price: 16.50 GBP
Victorian Country Album: Photographs of Joseph Gale, Coe, Brian
15 Coe, Brian Victorian Country Album: Photographs of Joseph Gale
UK. Oxford Illustrated Press 0946609640 / 9780946609642 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 
The photographs seen here in A Victorian Country Album are redolent of hot hazy summers of childhood as picture after picture depicts rose-covered cottages , and scenes from everyday life as the blacksmith, cutler, pedlar and knife grinder go unhurriedly about there daily business and families work in the fields haymaking. A good, clean and tight copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
West of England Market Towns, Colwell, Maggie
16 Colwell, Maggie West of England Market Towns
UK B T Batsford Ltd 1983 0713427809 / 9780713427806 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
Maggie Colwell's interest in these towns was heightened by her travelling when she was seeking subjects for her drawings which have been published in many national newspapers. For this book, she has revisited and newly visited hundreds of sites, seeking out the people, customs, and architecture which she has drawn and written about so vividly. The D/W shows light shelf wear and is price clipped. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
17 Cooper Jilly Araninta's Wedding
London Methuen 1993 0413668401 / 9780413668400 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 Sue MacArtney - Snape 
The combination of Jilly Cooper's leisurely and irreverent tale of country house life with the colourful and sharply observed paintings of Sue Macartney - Snape which inspired it,presents a wickedly funny portrait of the English upper classes at play. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
Along the Chiltern Ways., Crosher, G.R.
18 Crosher, G.R. Along the Chiltern Ways.
UK Cassell & Co Ltd 1973 0304291935 / 9780304291939 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
The Chiltern Ways lanes are the Icknield Ways, the two ancient " green lanes " that run from the Thames at Goring northeastward below the Chiltern escarpment, below the beech- covered hills of Buckinghamshire and the rolling hills of Hertfordshire, skirting the " slumbering Midland plain " until beyond Royston thet reach the rich lands of East Anglia. The author is a wise, knowledgeable and informative guide who has from his earliest years known and loved these beautiful, historic Chilterns. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
John Adams, David McCullough
19 David McCullough John Adams
U.S.A. Simon & Schuster 2002 0743223136 / 9780743223133 10th Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
In this powerful epic biography, David McCullough unfolds the adventurous life-journey of John Adams, the brilliant fiercely independent, often irascible, always honest Yankee patriot who spared nothing in his zeal for the American revolution; who rose to become the second President of the United States and saved the country from blundering into an unnecessary war; and whose marriage to the wise and valiant Abigail Adams is one of the moving love stories in American history . There is light creasing to the top back corner and base of the spine. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
The Pheasent Cook 97 Ways to Present a Bird, Dennis Tina and Rosamond Cardigan
20 Dennis Tina and Rosamond Cardigan The Pheasent Cook 97 Ways to Present a Bird
Marlborough Wiltshire Crowwood Press 1988 185223198X / 9781852231989 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 Rodger McPhail Signed by Author(s)
Makr the best of every brace of pheasants! The Pheasant Cook has a wealth of exciting ideas for pheasant recipes,raging from simple soups to eleborate celebration dinners .The d/w has some scratching to the back cover. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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