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The Illustrated London News: The Complete Second World War, September 1939 - December 1945 - 13 Volumes Complete.

By: N/A

Price: £7,500.00

Publisher: The Illustrated London News and Sketch, Ltd.: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005629

Condition: Near Fine


13 Volumes. Large hardcovers (36x26cm) in blue cloth, bound for the Library of The Gordon Highlanders, gilt titles on spines, Gordon Highlanders cap badge in gilt on front covers, some light shelfwear but overall in Near Fine condition. This large, complete and unique set of 13 volumes of the weekly London Illustrated News covers every aspect of the Second World War in great detail. Volume 1: 2 September - 30 December 1939, pp 614, Covers the first four months, including countless articles and illustrations mainly concerning the beginning of the Second World War which officially began the d... View more info

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The Imperial Commonwealth.

By: Fairgrieve, James & Young, Ernest.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: The New University Society Edinburgh, 1931.: 0

Seller ID: 986

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in two volumes, in original red cloth covers, with gilt lettering and illustration on front cover and spine. Marbled end papers, Section One: frontispice colour illustration depicting King Charles II handing Prince Rupert the Royal Charter of the Hudson Bay Company in 1670. pp319. Geography Course with 8 coloured plates, 6 maps in full litho colour and 320 b&w illustrations. Section Two: frontispiece colour illustration of elephants at work in a Burma teak forest. Geography Course with 8 coloured plates, 6 maps in full litho colour and 310 b&w illustrations.A geographical, politic... View more info

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Black Gold: Britain and Oil in the Twentieth Century.

By: More, Charles.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Cintinuum, 2009. 9781847250438: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 503

ISBN: 1847250432

Condition: Fine


Hardback, in Fine condition, complete with dustwrapper in very good condition. First edition, pp viii, 247, with notes, sources, bibiography and index. Until the discovery of North Sea oil in the early 1970s, Britain had virtually no known oil of its own. Yet by 1914, British or part-British companies were producing oil in Persia, Russia, Romania, Mexico, Peru, Burma, Borneo and the USA. This history explains how that happened and how the two main companies, BP and Shell, remained world leaders in the oil industry, and examines how the industry has evolved and its role in the Second World War ... View more info