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An Archaeology of the Early Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms, Arnold, C. J.
1 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 Lost Villages of England (History Handbooks), Beresford, Maurice Warwick.
2 Beresford, Maurice Warwick. The Lost Villages of England (History Handbooks)
UK Sutton Pub Ltd 1998 0750918489 / 9780750918480 Reprint 1998 Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Among existing villages in the English countryside are the sites of many others which have not survived, though six hundred years ago they were no different from their neighbours. This pioneering study locates the sites of England's 'lost' villages, describing the occasion of their depopulation and the character of those who destroyed them. Aerial photographs and ground plans of characteristic sites are included, together with maps to show the local distribution of lost villages. There is also a gazetteer, listing the villages by county. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Mosquito: The Illustrated History, Birtles, Philip J
3 Birtles, Philip J Mosquito: The Illustrated History
UK Sutton Publishing Limited 1998 0750914955 / 9780750914956 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
Alongside the Spitfire and the Lancaster, the Mosquito is one of the most famous RAF aircraft of the Second World War, if not of all time. Fulfilling an incredible number of contrasting roles from its original concept of a high-speed and low-level unarmed bomber, through reconnaissance fighter-bomber, night -fighter, intruder, bomber support and pathfinder, to naval strike, anti-shipping, minelayer, and many more. A series of comprehensive appendices give full details of Mosquito production figures, production variants, and operational service. A good, clean and tight copy. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
 
 
The Model Occupation :the Channel Islands Under German Rule 1940 - 1945, Bunting Madeline
4 Bunting Madeline The Model Occupation :the Channel Islands Under German Rule 1940 - 1945
B C A . Bca Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 
When the Germans arrived on the Channel Islands after the defeat of France in the Summer of 1940, they and the islanders agreed that it would be a' Model Occupation' But as the war dragged on and Britain appeared to abandon the islands to their fate, so features of Nazi occupation already widespread throughout Europe emerged. The D/W has some small chips to the corners. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
 
Ancient Britain., Dyer James.
5 Dyer James. Ancient Britain.
London Batsford. 1995 071346156X / 9780713461565 Reprint. Soft cover Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 
This book is for anyone starting out to understand the pre historic life of Britain from the first human occupation 450,000 years ago to the Roman conquest AD. Unfortunatly there is an impressed mark of a paper clip on the front cover of this book 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
6 Evans Brian Hornchurch & Upminster
Chichester Phillimore 1996 1860770290 / 9781860770296 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 
A pictorial history of hornchurch & upminster in good condition no d/w 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
Farming Times, Heiney, Paul
7 Heiney, Paul Farming Times
UK H.F & G Witherby Ltd Pub 1994 0854932151 / 9780854932153 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Farming Times is more than just a collection of Paul Heiney's best Times articles. It is a delightful chronicle of the changing seasons on an English farm and an unforgettable portrait of a man in determined pursuit of a dream. The D/W has light creasing to its front corner, otherwise a tight clean copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
 
Britain at War: Famous British Battles from Hastings to Normandy 1066-1943, Holmes, Richard
8 Holmes, Richard Britain at War: Famous British Battles from Hastings to Normandy 1066-1943
U.S.A. Hylas Publishing 2004 1592580637 / 9781592580637 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
In Britain at War, renowned historian Richard Holmes takes us on a fascinating journey through time to visit battlefields in Britain, northern France and Belgium, vividly recreating the atmosphere of their bloody and turbulent history.With his expert knowledge of weapons and warfare, and using specially commissioned maps. Richard Holmes provides a clear picture of the events that led up to each battle, the conflicts themselves, and the people who fought them. This is a clean tight copy. PLEASE NOTE: International economy shipping to world zones 1 and 2 is by sea and could take up to 90days to arrive 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Warrior Race : a History of the British at War., James ,Lawrence.
9 James ,Lawrence. Warrior Race : a History of the British at War.
London Little, Brown & Co. 2001 0316857629 / 9780316857628 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 
Warrior Race investigates the role played by war in the making of Britain. This is a first edition in hardcovers in V/G condition the D/W. has some rippling along the top edge and light wear to the corners. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
 
 
Warrior Race: A History of the British at War, James, Lawrence
10 James, Lawrence Warrior Race: A History of the British at War
U.S.A. St. Martin's Press 2003 0312307373 / 9780312307370 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Modern Britain is a nation shaped by wars. The boundaries of its separate parts are the outcome of conquest and resistance. The author investigates the role played by war in the making of Britain. Drawing on the latest historical and archaeological research he charts the full reach of British military history, the impact of Roman military occupation ; the monarchy's struggle for mastery of the British Isles; the civil wars of the seventeenth century; the " total war " experience of twentieth - century conflict. The DW shows light shelf wear. PLEASE NOTE: economy international shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
11 McGowan Christopher The Rainhill Trials
London Little Brown & Co. 2004 0316724807 / 9780316724807 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 
On the 6th October 1829 in a small hamlet just outside Liverpool,ten thousand spectators gathered to witness one of the most remarkable events of the industrial age ; a battle between locomotives that became known as the Rainhill Trials. This is a first Ed hardback book in fine condition has is the D.W 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Napoleon: 1812, Nicolson, Nigel
12 Nicolson, Nigel Napoleon: 1812
UK Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1985 0297787101 / 9780297787105 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
This stirring account of Napoleon's invasion of Russia vividly brings to life one of the most dramatic events in history. Though it occurred in only six months, nearly half a million men died. Why did he invade Russia? Why , in spite of his early successes and the capture of Moscow, did he fail. This book tries to answer these qustions. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
Shakespeare's Kings, Norwich, John Julius
13 Norwich, John Julius Shakespeare's Kings
UK. Viking/Penquin Ltd 1999 067086319X / 9780670863198 2nd Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Shakespeare's Kings is a brilliant narrative survey of a nation's history as portrayed by the nation's greatest writer, William Shakespeare. The author tells the story of what really happened in the century and a half between 1337 and 1485 by examining the history of plays, from the recently authenticated Edward III through to Richard III. There is an owners label on the title page and the DJ as a torn corner on the top front panel .The edges of the text block is a little grubby. PLEASE NOTE: Economy shipping (2nd class) to World Zones 1 and 2 is by sea and will take between 60 and 90 days arrive. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
The Safeguard of the Sea: A Naval History of Britain: 660-1649, Rodger, N.A.M.
14 Rodger, N.A.M. The Safeguard of the Sea: A Naval History of Britain: 660-1649
USA W.W. Norton & Company. 1998 039304579X / 9780393045796 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
From the desperate early military campaigns against the Vikings to the defeat of the great Spanish Armada in the reign of Elizabeth I, this volume touches on some of the most colourful characters in British history, among them Sir Francis Drake. It also provides fascinating details on naval construction, logistics, health, diet and weaponry. A clean tight copy. Please Note. international economy shipping is via sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
 
 
The Welsh Border, Rowley, Trevor
15 Rowley, Trevor The Welsh Border
UK. Tempus Publishing, Limited 2001 075241917X / 9780752419176 Revised edition Soft cover Very Good Pictorial covers Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
From prehistoric times to the Middle Ages, the Welsh Borders were the scene of continual strife, as can been seen from the Iron age and Roman forts,Offa's Dyke and the wealth of medieval castles to e found here. The author looks at the countryside, villages and towns of this area, and reveals the clues that they provide to the history of its people over the centuries. The soft covers show light ware to the corners. 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: 12.00 GBP
 
 
Underground London: Travels Beneath the City Streets, Smith, Stephen
16 Smith, Stephen Underground London: Travels Beneath the City Streets
UK Little, Brown & Company 2004 0316861340 / 9780316861342 3rd Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Fresh, funny and impeccably researched,' Underground London' is ' alternative' history at its best - an illuminating glimpse into the hidden world beneath our feet. The D/W shows shelf wear to its edges and corners. PLEASE NOTE: International economy second class shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Anglo-Saxon England, Stenton, Sir Frank.
17 Stenton, Sir Frank. Anglo-Saxon England
UK Oxford University Press 1985 0198217161 / 9780198217169 6th Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
The period ( c. 550 - 1087 ) to which this volume relates extends from the emergence of the earliest English kingdoms to the establishments of the Anglo-Norman monarchy in 1087. The art, coinage and scholarship of the period is reviewed, and an account is given of the literature written in the English language , which forms the distinctive achievement of the Anglo-Saxon people. There is some light spotting to the top of the text block. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
 
 
Beside the Seaside: A Celebration of the Place We Like to Be, Struthers, Jane
18 Struthers, Jane Beside the Seaside: A Celebration of the Place We Like to Be
UK Ebury Press 2011 0091940540 / 9780091940546 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
There are almost as many stories about the sea as there are pebbles on the beach. this is a book for anyone captivated by the crash of waves on sand, thrilled to the exploits of pirates or delighted in an ice cream at the end of the pier. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
Digging the Dirt with
19 Taylor, Tim Digging the Dirt with "Time Team"
UK Channel 4 Books 2001 0752261614 / 9780752261614 2nd Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
In this book, we look behind the scenes as the Time Team go in search of archaeological clues at six completely new sites. Illustrated throughout with Chris Bennett's stunning photography. This book gives the reader the complete story - the trials and tribulations - of each dig. The D/W has some rippling to the top of the rear panel. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may atke upto 90days to arrive. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Freedom's Sword: Scottish Wars of Independence, Traquair, Peter
20 Traquair, Peter Freedom's Sword: Scottish Wars of Independence
UK. HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 1998 0004720792 / 9780004720791 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
At a time when Scotland's relationship with England is once again a major political issue, the past is being used to justify the present. This book is the first modern account of Scotland's longest conflict with England, the series of wars that defined the boarder and poisoned Anglo - Scottish relations for 250 years. There is light spotting to the text block egdes. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
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