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A Fortunate Life

By: Ashdown, Paddy

Price: £14.70

Publisher: Aurum Press: 2009

Edition: First UK edition-first printing

Seller ID: 4460


VGC.Aurum Press,2009.First UK edition-first printing.Black hardback(watermark and worn MArks on the edges of the cover and spine,gilt lettering to the spine) with Dj(some nicks and creases on the Dj cover),both in VGC.Illustrated with colour,b/w photos.Nice and clean pages but with a mark on the outer edges,a couple of creases on the edges of the pages,tear/mark on the edge of the first blank page of the book.The book is in VGC with light shelf wear on the cover.407pp in... View more info

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Mistress of the House: Great Ladies and Grand Houses, 1670-1830

By: Baird, Rosemary

Price: £29.90

Publisher: Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 2003

Edition: First UK edition-first printing

Seller ID: 4723


Mint condition.Weidenfeld and Nicolson,2003.First UK edition-first printing.Green hardback(blue lettering to the spine) with Dj(two small nicks on the edges of the Dj cover),both in mint condition.Illustrated with colour,b/w photos.The book is new.330pp including List of illustrations,conclusion,notes,bibliography,relevant houses open to the public,index.Price un-clipped.A collectable first edition.Heavy book. View more info

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Human Smoke: The Beginnings of World War II, the End of Civilization

By: Baker, Nicholson

Price: £17.70

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2008

Edition: First UK edition-2nd printing

Seller ID: 3379


Fine condition.Simon & Schuster,2008.First UK edition-2nd printing(3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2).Grey hardback(silver lettering to the spine) with Dj(two small creases and nicks on the edges of the Dj cover),both in fine condition.The book is new with a small tear and a couple of small creases and nicks on the edges of the pages.566pp including Afterword,notes,index.Price un-clipped.Heavy book. View more info

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The Mystery of Olga Chekhova

By: Beevor, Antony

Price: £13.40

Publisher: Viking: 2004

Edition: First edition-first printing

Seller ID: 4409


VGC.Viking,2004.First edition-first printing.Black hardback(gilt lettering to the spine) with protected Dj cover(small nicks and scratches on the protected cover),both in VGC.Ex-Library book with stamps and stickers but in VGC.Illustrated with b/w photos,maps.Nice and clean pages with two small ink marks on the outers edges,small pen mark inside the edge of the back cover.310pp including List of illustrations,dramatis personae,Olga Chekhova's films,references,source note... View more info

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Capital Punishment in Britain

By: Clark, Richard

Price: £25.40

Publisher: Ian Allan Publishing: 2009

Edition: First UK edition-first impression

Seller ID: 6033


Fine condition.Ian Allan Publishing,2009.First UK edition-first impression.Black hardback(gilt lettering to the spine) with Dj(two small creases,nicks and scratch on the edges of the Dj cover),both in fine condition.Illustrated with colour,b/w photos,drawings.The book is new.336pp including Foreword,index.Price un-clipped.A collectable first edition.Heavy book. View more info

Image for The '45: Bonnie Prince Charlie: Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Untold Story of the Jacobite Rising

The '45: Bonnie Prince Charlie: Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Untold Story of the Jacobite Rising

By: Duffy, Christopher

Price: £68.00

Publisher: Cassell: 2003

Edition: First UK edition-first printing

Seller ID: 6496


Near fine condition.Cassell,2003.First UK edition-first printing.Blue hardback(gilt lettering to the spine,small scratch on the cover) with Dj(a couple of scratches,small nicks and creases on the Dj cover),both in near fine condition.Illustrated with many b/w photos,maps,drawings.Nice and clean pages but with two small marks and ink marks on the outer edges,a couple of small nicks on the edges of the pages.Nice and clean book with light shelf wear inside the edges of the... View more info

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Revise A2 History

By: Educational, Letts

Price: £9.90

Publisher: Letts Educational: 2004

Seller ID: 1965


Near fine condition.Letts Educational,2004.New edition.Large format paperback(small nicks and creases on the edges of the cover) in near fine condition.Illustrated with b/w photos,map.Nice and clean pages as new with some creases and nick on the edges.Nice and clean book.160pp including Practice examination answers,index. This is another paragraph Product Description: These New editions of the successful, highly-illustrated study/... View more info

Number 10: The Private Lives of Six Prime Ministers

By: Feely, Terance

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Sidgwick & Jackson: 1982

Edition: First UK edition-first impression

Seller ID: 4890


Near fine/VGC.Sidgwick & Jackson,1982.First UK edition-first impression.Black hardback(gilt lettering to the spine) in near fine condition,with Dj(a couple of small creases,nicks and scratch on the Dj cover) in VGC.Illustrated with b/w photos.Nice and clean pages as new but with a pencil mark impression on the edge of the front endpaper,a couple of small nicks on the edges of the pages.Nice and clean book with light shelf wear inside the edges of the Dj cover.224pp inclu... View more info

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Khrushchev's Cold War: The Inside Story of an American Adversary

By: Fursenko, Aleksandr

Price: £31.00

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company: 2007

Edition: First edition-first printing

Seller ID: 5637


VGC.W. W. Norton & Co,2007.First edition-first printing(1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0).Large format paperback(a couple of nicks and scratches on the edges of the cover and spine) in VGC.Illustrated with b/w photos,maps.Nice and clean pages but with some damp damage on the edges of the pages,small ink marks on the outer edges of the pages.The book is in VGC except for the damp damage.670pp including Notes,abbreviations,index.A collectable first edition.Heavy book (approx 1.2 Kg). View more info

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Our Hidden Lives: The Everyday Diaries Of A Forgotten Britain 1945-1948

By: Garfield, Simon

Price: £15.50

Publisher: Ebury Press: 2004

Edition: First UK edition-first printing

Seller ID: 5316


Near fine condition.Ebury Press,2004.First UK edition-first printing(10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1).Black hardback(gilt lettering to the spine,small dent on the edge of the cover) with Dj(a couple of nicks,scratches and small creases on the edges of the Dj cover),both in near fine condition.Illustrated with b/w photos.Nice and clean pages as new with a couple of small ink marks on the outer edges,two small nicks on the edges of the pages.Nice and clean book with light shelf wear ... View more info

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Finest Hour

By: Gilbert, Martin

Price: £39.50

Publisher: BCA: 1983

Edition: BCA edition

Seller ID: 6498


Fine condition.BCA edition by arrangement with William Heinemann,1983.First BCA edition.Dark brown hardback(gilt lettering to the spine) with Dj(a couple of small nicks and scratch on the edges of the Dj cover),both in fine condition.Illustrated with b/w photos,maps.Nice and clean pages as new with a couple of small ink marks and light shelf wear on the outer edges.Nice and clean book.1322pp including List of maps,list of illustrations,index.Heavy book(approx. 1.5 Kg).BC... View more info

Image for The Royal Oak Affair: The Saga of Admiral Collard and Bandmaster Barnacle

The Royal Oak Affair: The Saga of Admiral Collard and Bandmaster Barnacle

By: Glenton, Robert

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Leo Cooper: 1991

Edition: First UK edition-first impression

Seller ID: 6535


VGC.Leo Cooper,1991.First UK edition-first impression.Blue hardback(gilt lettering to the spine) with Dj(small stain mark inside the edges of the back Dj cover,small tear,a couple of creases and nicks on the edges of the Dj cover),both in VGC.Nice and clean pages with light shelf wear on the outer edges,small mark on the title page.The book is in VGC with light shelf wear on the Dj cover.192pp including Foreword,appendices I to III,sources,index.Price un-cliiped.A collec... View more info

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Cures and Curiosities: Inside the Wellcome Library (Signed)

By: Gould, Tony

Price: £30.90

Publisher: Profile Books: 2007

Edition: First edition-first printing

Inscription: Signed by Philip Hoare

Seller ID: 4852


Fine condition.Profile Books,2007.First edition-first printing(10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1).The book is Signed on the half-title page by Philip Hoare, the author of Spike Island.Large format paperback(two small scratches,nicks and crease on the edges of the cover and spine) in fine condition.Illustrated with many colour,b/w photos,drawings,diagrams.The book is new with two small nicks on the edge of the pages.234pp including Foreword by Sebastian Faulks,text references,illustra... View more info

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What the Victorians Did for Us

By: Hart-Davis, Adam

Price: £27.80

Publisher: Headline Book Publishing: 2001

Edition: First edition-3rd printing

Seller ID: 7914


Near fine condition.Headline,2001.First edition-3rd printing(10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3).Large format black hardback(silver lettering to the spine) with Dj(a couple of creases and nicks on the edges of the Dj cover),both in near fine condition.Illustrated with colour,b/w photos,drawings.Nice and clean pages as new,light shelf wear on the Dj cover.224pp including index.Price un-clipped.Heavy book. View more info

Image for Comrades: The Rise and Fall of World Communism [Illustrated]

Comrades: The Rise and Fall of World Communism [Illustrated]

By: Harvey, Robert

Price: £15.50

Publisher: John Murray Publishers: 2003

Edition: First UK edition-first printing

Seller ID: 521


Mint condition.John Murray,2003.First UK edition-first printing(1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2).Green hardback(silver lettering to the spine) with Dj(a couple of small nicks and scratch on the Dj cover),both in mint condition.Illustrated with b/w photos,maps.The book is new with a small nick on the edge of the pages.437pp including List of illustrations,foreword,appendix,index.Price un-clipped.Heavy book. This is another paragraph ... View more info

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Early Man and the Ocean

By: Heyerdahl, Thor

Price: £14.00

Publisher: George Allen & Unwin: 1978

Edition: First edition-first printing

Seller ID: 720


Near fine condition.George Allen & Unwin,1978.First edition-first printing.Dark blue hardback(gilt lettering to the spine) with Dj(a couple of nicks,creases and a scratch on the Dj cover),both in near fine condition.Illustrated with a colour map inside the front and back cover,b/w drawings,.Nice and clean pages as new with light shelf wear on the outer edges,small crease on the edge of the pages,light shelf wear on the Dj cover.Nice and clean book.392pp including Notes,b... View more info

Image for The Korean War: The West Confronts Communism

The Korean War: The West Confronts Communism

By: Hickey, Michael

Price: £67.00

Publisher: The Overlook Press: 2000

Edition: First US edition-first printing

Seller ID: 5968


VGC plus.The Overlook Press,2000.First US edition-first printing(1 3 5 7 9 8 6 4 2).Grey hardback with green borders(silver lettering to the spine,small nick on the edge of the cover) with Dj(two small creases and nicks on the edges of the Dj cover),both in VGC plus.Illustrated with b/w photos,maps.Nice and clean pages as new but with a black marker mark on the outer edge of the pages,small crease and nick on the edges of the pages,light shelf wear on the Dj cover.Nice a... View more info

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War At Sea In The Ironclad Age (Cassell'S History Of Warfare)

By: Hill, Richard

Price: £30.90

Publisher: Cassell: 2000

Edition: First UK edition-first impression

Seller ID: 6669


Fine condition.Cassell,2000.First UK edition-first impression.Large format black hardback(silver lettering to the spine) with Dj(two small nicks and crease on the edges of the Dj cover),both in fine condition.Illustrated with colour,b/w photos,drawings,maps,diagrams.The book is new with light shelf wear on the Dj cover.224pp including Map list,biographical notes,further reading,index.Price un-clipped.Oversized and heavy book(approx 1.3 Kg). View more info

Image for The Complete War Walks: From Hastings to Normandy

The Complete War Walks: From Hastings to Normandy

By: Holmes, Richard

Price: £22.60

Publisher: BBC Books: 2003

Edition: First paperaback edition-first impression

Seller ID: 6030


Near fine condition.BBC Books,2003.First paperaback edition-first impression.Large format paperback(a couple of creases,dents and nicks on the front cover and spine) in near fine condition.Illustrated with b/w photos,drawings,diagrams,maps.Nice and clean pages as new with a small ink mark on the outer edges,a couple of small creases and nicks on the edges of the first 15 pages of the book.Nice and clean book with light shelf wear.447pp including Further reading,index.Fir... View more info

Image for The Flowering of the Middle Ages (The Great Civilizations)

The Flowering of the Middle Ages (The Great Civilizations)

By: Joan Evans (Editor)

Price: £19.00

Publisher: Thames & Hudson: 1985

Edition: First edition-first printing

Seller ID: 2503


VGC.Thames & Hudson,1985.First edition-first printing.Large format hardback(small ink marks inside the front cover) with laminated Dj cover(a couple of nicks,scratches and creases on the laminated cover),both in VGC.Ex-library book with stamps,pocket,sticker but in VGC.Illustrated with 303 illustrations,93 in colour,drawings,maps,plans.Nice & clean pages with a small ink mark on the outer edges,small tear on the edge of the half page of the book,small ink marks,some crea... View more info