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1 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
 
 
The Grunts., Anderson Charles R.
2 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
 
 
Battles Lost and Won: Great Campaigns of World War II, Baldwin, Hanson.W
3 Baldwin, Hanson.W Battles Lost and Won: Great Campaigns of World War II
U.S.A. Harper & Row 1966 1568520107 / 9781568520100 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
The military editor of the New York Times evaluates crucial battles of the Second World War, analyzing what happened in each and why, as well as the larger results. The DJ shows light shelf wear and there is light spotting on the edges of the text block. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping to world zones 1 and 2 is by sea and could take up to 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
The Dark Valley a Panorama of the 1930s, Brendon Piers
4 Brendon Piers The Dark Valley a Panorama of the 1930s
London Johnathan Cape 2000 0224060384 / 9780224060387 First Edition Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 
Piers Brandon has painted a fascinating and powerful portrait of an age between the two military storms.This is a large and thick soft cover book in good condition although the covers show signs of being read due to creasing on the spine and covers and corners. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
Whittle: The True Story, Golley, John
5 Golley, John Whittle: The True Story
UK Airlife Publishing Ltd 1987 0906393825 / 9780906393826 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Sir Frank Whittle was a technical prodigy, whose foresight in the 1920's enabled him to visualise aircraft flying at speeds and heights hitherto undreamed of, powered by his totally new kind of engine: a gas turbine whose sole objective was to produced a jet of hot gas. Yet therein lay the seeds of years of bitter struggle, against self interested MInistry officials and , later, against unscrupulous industrialists. There is a signature ( not the author) in ink on the front paste down, there is also very light wear to the corners of the D/W. A nice clean copy. PLEASE NOTE; International second class economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
6 Hastings Max Catastrophe : Europe goes to War 1914
london UK William Collins Ltd 2013 0007398573 / 9780007398577 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 
This book offers some answers to the huge and fascinating question 'what happened to Europe in 1914?' His narrative pricks myths and offers some striking and controversial judgements. The D/W has been priced clipped. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Don't  Wake Me at Doyles, Murphy Maura
7 Murphy Maura Don't Wake Me at Doyles
London Headline 2004 0755313046 / 9780755313044 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 
Book and d/w in v/g condition Not price clipped 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
Secrets of The Conqueror: The Untold Story of Britain's Most Famous Submarine, Prebble, Stuart
8 Prebble, Stuart Secrets of The Conqueror: The Untold Story of Britain's Most Famous Submarine
UK Faber & Faber 2012 057129720X / 9780571297207 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Stuart Prebble has waite thirty years to tell his story, and in this book he finally does so. The revelations of what these brave submariners did before and after the war in the Falklands is one of the great British military success stories, which has been buried under layers of official secrecy for three decades. A tight clean copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
 
Drawing Blood : Forty-Five Years of Scarfe Uncensored, Scarfe, Gerald
9 Scarfe, Gerald Drawing Blood : Forty-Five Years of Scarfe Uncensored
London TimeWarner Books 2005 0316729523 / 9780316729529 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book Folio - over 12 - 15 
The d/w is rippled at the top right corner and as a small tear on the top of the spine. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
 
 
10 Smith, John Weston No Stone Unturned : A History of the British Land Company 1856 - 2006
london The British Land Company PLC 2006 0955440602 / 9780955440601 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 
This book is a History of the British Land Company 1856-2006.There is a small dent to the bottom edge of the front board. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
3 Commando Brigade, Southby-Tailyour, Ewen
11 Southby-Tailyour, Ewen 3 Commando Brigade
UK Ebury Press 2008 0091926955 / 9780091926953 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
3 Commando Brigade' is a thrilling first-hand account of that dogged, heroic pursuit of the Taliban by the ordinary marines, sailors ans soldiers responsible. It is a story of valour, fortitude, supreme physical and mental fitness, and unrivalled professionalism under the most testing of circumstances. From the opening salvo the action never lets up, offering a startlingly honest account of the war in Afghanistan as told by the junior officers, corporals and marines on the ground. The text block has light spotting to its edges A tight clean copy. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping ( second class ) is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
 
September 11: A Testimony, The Staff of Reuters.
12 The Staff of Reuters. September 11: A Testimony
U.S.A. Reuters Prentice Hall 2001 0130449741 / 9780130449740 7th edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 64mo - up to 3 
September 11, 2001. A day that shook the world and left thousands dead in the World Trade Center, at the Pentagon, and in the Pennsylvanian countryside. This book serves as a testament to those who lost their lives, to those who fought to save them, and to those who are endeavoring to rebuild. There is a leaf shaped ripple on page one. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 


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