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Vets might fly, Herriot, James.
141 Herriot, James. Vets might fly
london Michael Joseph Ltd 1976 0718115120 / 9780718115128 1st Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 larry 
The book is in good condition the cover is a bit rubbed but is in sound condition with no tears and is not price clipped. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
Napoleon His Wives and Women., Hibbert Christopher
142 Hibbert Christopher Napoleon His Wives and Women.
Ted Smart 2002 Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 
Basicing his book on a wide variety of sources Christopher Hibbert had provided portraits of Napoleon,and the many women in his life as illuminating as they are compelling. This is a secondhand book in illustrated covers in good order as is the dustwrapper. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
Wellington a Personal History, Hibbert, Christopher
143 Hibbert, Christopher Wellington a Personal History
UK Harper Collins Publishers 1997 0246138157 / 9780246138156 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Pictorial covers Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
This biography of the Duke of Wellington does not linger long on his generalship and political career, but concentrates more on his personal life to give a more in-depth view of the man rather than the legend. There is creasing to the top and bottom corners on the front cover. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
Nelson. A Personal History, Hibbert, Christopher.
144 Hibbert, Christopher. Nelson. A Personal History
UK. Viking / Penguin Ltd. 1994 0670843423 / 9780670843428 4th Edition Soft cover Very Good Pictorial covers Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
This book is based to a large extent on the letters and other writings of Nelson and Lady Hamilton and on the letters, diaries and reminiscences of Nelson's family. friends and contemporaries. The covers show light ware to the edges and corners which are a little creased. The text block shows light discolouration and a little spotting to the page edges. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
Daughters of Britannia: the lives and times of diplomatic wives, Hickman, Katie
145 Hickman, Katie Daughters of Britannia: the lives and times of diplomatic wives
UK HarperCollins 1999 0002557142 / 9780002557146 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 Inscribed by Author(s)
A mixture of poignant biography and marvellously entertaining social history. This book is the story of diplomatic life as it has never been told before. Touching on the lives of nearly a hundred diplomatic wives, as well as sisters and daughters, this is a brilliant and compelling account of more than three centuries of British diplomacy as seen through the eyes of some of its most intrepid and least-known participants. There is light discolouration to the text block edge. PLEASE NOTE ; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
Cecil B. De Mille, Higham Charles
146 Higham Charles Cecil B. De Mille
USA W.h.Allen 1973 0491013124 / 9780491013123 First Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 Signed by Author(s)
This book is all about Cecil. b demille the book is price clipped cover and book have self ware and looks well read butt there is a dedication inside the frontispeice as follows TO THE MOVIE PRODUCER PHILIPPE REBBOAH,I WISH YOU ALLTHE AUDACIOUS (AUDACIOUS) SUCCESS & CECILL B.DEMILLE,SPARE NOTHING. YOUR AUDACIOUS COUNTERPART CHARLES.H JANUARY15,1990, as far as i can read the writing. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
Picasso (World of Art), Hilton, Timothy
147 Hilton, Timothy Picasso (World of Art)
UK. Thames & Hudson 1989 0500201447 / 9780500201442 Reprint. Soft cover Very Good Pictorial covers Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
In this book the author Timothy Hutton sets out to define Picasso's achievement and his place in twentieth -century art. This book as 207 illustrations , 30 in colour. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
Dostoyevsky His Life and Work, Hingley Ronald
148 Hingley Ronald Dostoyevsky His Life and Work
London Paul Eleck Ltd 1978 0236401211 / 9780236401215 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 
The d/w has a chip on the base of the spine and is showing signs ofvery slight shelf wear on the corners. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
149 Hoddle, Glenn; Davies, David. Glenn Hoddle: My 1998 World Cup Story
London UK Andre Deutsch Ltd 1998 0233994238 / 9780233994239 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 

Price: 12.00 GBP
The Armstrongs of the Great Western, Holcroft. H.
150 Holcroft. H. The Armstrongs of the Great Western
UK Railway World Ltd 1953 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Poor Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
This book concentrates on certain members of one particular branch of the Armstrong family, those who served in the Locomotive department of The Great Western Railway. While the biographical side is the main theme, opportunity is taken to introduce relevant railway history where it has any bearing on the individuals concerned, to portray the surroundings and times in which they lived, and to throw side-lights on the individuals who came into contact with the Armstrongs at various times. The D/W although intact is badly torn with large open tears and chips to its front spine and rear. Otherwise it is still a good tight reading copy. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
Prince Charles: A Biography., Holden, Anthony
151 Holden, Anthony Prince Charles: A Biography.
UK Bantam Press 1998 0593024702 / 9780593024706 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
There is light wear to the D/J. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
Twenty - One : Coming of Age in the Second World War., Holland James
152 Holland James Twenty - One : Coming of Age in the Second World War.
UK Harper/ Collins Ltd 2006 0007213808 / 9780007213801 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Moving, poignant, and conveying all the drama, tension and fear experienced in war, Twenty - One is an uplifting tribute to a passing generation whose sacrifices immeasurably ensured a lasting peace amongst the warring nations. The D/W is lightly creased along the top. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
Home from the Hill, Hook, Hilary; Wilfred Thesiger
153 Hook, Hilary; Wilfred Thesiger Home from the Hill
UK The Sportsman's Press 1987 0948253134 / 9780948253133 Reprint. Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
In Home from the Hill. Hillary Hook vividly recalls his adventures in distant lands and evokes memories of an era which was brought to an end by the changing circumstances of the modern world. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
How Far from Austerlitz? Napoleon 1805-1815., Horne, Alistair
154 Horne, Alistair How Far from Austerlitz? Napoleon 1805-1815.
UK Macmillan 1996 0333655494 / 9780333655498 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 Signed by Author(s)
Austerlitz was Napoleon's greatest victory, the battle of which he was most proud, the culmination of what is undisputedly one of the greatest campaigns of all time. It was also one of the last battles over which tactically he could exercise total control.Set within the saga of Napoleon's entire career, and illuminating the road that led from the triumph of Austerlitz to ulitmate defeat. This book is signed and there is light creasing and rippling to the D/w. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
A Full Life, Horrocks, Lt. Gen. Sir Brian
155 Horrocks, Lt. Gen. Sir Brian A Full Life
UK. Collins Publishers Ltd 1960 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
The author describes his early years wondering the globe with his Army Doctor father, and mother. The beginning has a army officer cadet and the rest of his career has went up through the ranks and eventually ending his career as a Lt. General. The black boards are a little stained and the text block is also tanned. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
William Russell special correspondent of the times, Hudson, Roger
156 Hudson, Roger William Russell special correspondent of the times
london Folio Society 1995 Folio Society Hardcover Very Good Book 
Book in good condition .But does not have slip cover 
Price: 12.00 GBP
The Shackleton Voyages: A Pictorial Anthology of the Polar Explorer and Edwardian Hero, Huntford, Roland
157 Huntford, Roland The Shackleton Voyages: A Pictorial Anthology of the Polar Explorer and Edwardian Hero
UK. Ted Smart 2002 0297843168 / 9780297843160 Reprints Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
This pictorial anthology celebrates the life of Ernest Shackleton, a major protagonist in the heroic age of Antarctic exploration at the beginning of the twentieth century. He is best known for his legendary third expedition, but Shackleton also undertook three other expeditions, each enthralling in its own way but none achieving the goal it set out to reach. Charm, charismatic leadership and dogged determination ensured Shackleton became a hero in his own lifetime. There is light shelf ware to the dJ. PLEASE NOTE: International Economy shipping to world zones 1 and 2 is by sea and could take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
Geoff Hurst - 1966 and all that - my autobiography, Hurst, Geoff
158 Hurst, Geoff Geoff Hurst - 1966 and all that - my autobiography
London UK headline 2001 0747241759 / 9780747241751 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
No debate about the single most memorable achievement in English sport will end in unanimity, but all such arguments must start with Geoff Hurst's hat-trick in the 1966 World Cup final. The d/w has some indentations on the back. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
Elizabeth's Spy Master: Francis Walsingham and the Secret War That Saved England, Hutchinson, Robert
159 Hutchinson, Robert Elizabeth's Spy Master: Francis Walsingham and the Secret War That Saved England
UK Weidenfeld Military 2006 0297846132 / 9780297846130 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
' Elizabeth's Spy Master', is a vivid narrative, based on new research, and set in a world of bloody intrigue conspiracies and religious war. The England of Elizabeth I faced an implacable enemy in the shape of Catholic Spain. Only two things stood in their way , The English Channel and Sir Francis Walsingham. There is a small mark on the front edge of the text block and the spine has a slight lean. A nice clean copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy second class shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
Thomas Cromwell: The Rise and Fall of Henry VIII's Most Notorious Minister, Hutchinson, Robert
160 Hutchinson, Robert Thomas Cromwell: The Rise and Fall of Henry VIII's Most Notorious Minister
UK Weidenfeld & Nicolson 2007 0297846426 / 9780297846420 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
This book , investigates the rise and fall of Henry VIII's most notorious minister. The son of a brewer, Cromwell rose from obscurity to become ' Earl of Essex, Vice- Regent and High Chamberlain of England, Keeper of the Privy Seal and Chancellor of the Exchequer'. He manoeuvred his way to the top by intrigue, bribery and sheer force of personality in a court dominated by the malevolent king . 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: 15.00 GBP
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