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Resistance: Memoirs of Occupied France

By: Agnes Humbert

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC: 2008

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04326

ISBN: 0747595976

Condition: Near Fine


Written with the immediacy of events just lived, Resistance' stands today as a testament to one woman's indomitable spirit, and as an eloquent tribute to the sacrifice and courage of her comrades who did not survive. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Sextant: A Voyage Guided by the Stars and the Men Who Mapped the World's Oceans

By: David Barrie

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, William Collins: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03957

ISBN: 0007516568

Condition: Near Fine


This is the story of an instrument that changed the world. In an eloquent elegy to celestial navigation. David Barrie tells how and why the sextant was invented: how offshore navigators depended on it for thier lives in wild and uncharted waters; and how it played a vital role in the stirring history of exploration. The D/W has been priced clipped. View more info

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Out with Garibaldi : A story of the Liberation of Italy

By: G.A.Henty

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Forgotten Books : classic reprint Series.: 2012

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04212

ISBN: 1000260496

Condition: Very Good


This is a Forgotten Books' Classic Reprint Series utilizes the latest technology to regenerate facsimiles of historically important writings. Careful attention has been made to accurately preserve the original format of each page whilst digitally enhancing the quality of the aged text. This could be a print on Demand book. View more info

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X-Craft Versus Tirpitz: The Mystery of the Missing X5

By: Jacobsen, Alf

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK., Sutton Publishing: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02506

ISBN: 075094112X

Condition: Very Good


Award winning journalist Alf Jacobsen relates one of the most incredible tales of the Second World War, when Royal Navy X-craft midget submarines attacked the mighty German battleship Turpitz planting high explosives beneath the keel as it lay in the fjords of northern Norway. X5 and her crew were never heard of again, and were thought to have failed in their operation, but new evidence by Jacobsen may point to them actually succeeding in their mission. This book is a f... View more info

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VRS GRAF

By: Major Emil and Erwin Gradmann

Price: £13.55

Publisher: London., Home & Van Thal: 1947

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 01543

Condition: Very Good


The D/w is tanned and is chipped on the page edges. View more info

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The Making of the British Army.

By: Mallinson, Alan

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Bantam Press: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03629

ISBN: 0593051084

Condition: Fine


From the Army's origins at the battle of Edgehill to the conflict in Afghanistan, this is history at its most relevant - and most dramatic. In this sweeping account of nearly 400 years of military history, former soldier Alan Mallinson looks at how the Army's past has made it one of the most effective fighting forces in the world today. A fine, clean tight copy. View more info

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C.A.X.T.O.N The Description of Britain

By: Marie Collins.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Guild Publishing: 1988

Edition: Book Club Edition

Sellers ID: 03674

Condition: Near Fine


Gloriously illustrated, with woodcuts, engravings and illustrated manuscripts dating from Caxton's days and before, as well as recent photographs, and aerial views of contemporary Britain, this book will appeal to all those who love the British Isles and are intrigued by there history. There is an inscription on the inside of the front board and the dj has wear to the edges and a small tear to the front lower corner. Otherwise a good , clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Story of the Wellington Foundry, Lincoln: History of William Foster & Co.Ltd

By: Michael R. Lane

Price: £35.00

Publisher: UK, Michael R Lane: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04039

ISBN: 0906290155

Condition: Very Good


The story of the Wellington Foundry , Lincoln chronicles the 100-year independent existence of the company founded by William Foster ( 1816-1876 ). It was one of a dozen or so manufacturers established during the period of ' High Farming'. There is light wear to the d/w. A good , clean and tight book View more info

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The Mistresses of Cliveden: Three Centuries of Scandal, Power and Intrigue in an English Stately Home

By: Natalie Livingstone

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Hutchinson: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04060

ISBN: 0091954525

Condition: Near Fine


' The Mistress of Cliveden,' is by turns a historical epic, a political thriller, a family drama and an intimate history of the relationships between people and place. above all, it is a story about sex and power, and the ways in which exceptional women have evaded, exploited and confronted the expectations of their times. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

Dog Painting 1840-1940: A Social History of the Dog in Art

By: William Secord

Price: £25.00

Publisher: UK, Antique Collectors Club: 1992

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03985

ISBN: 1851491392

Condition: Near Fine


From the diminutive Chihuahua to the massive St Bernard, this splendid account of some fifty of the most popular breeds provides an original and penetrating artistic record of humankind's faithful companions. There is a small tear to the bottom front corner on the D/W. View more info