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Children of the Resistance.

By: Cowan, Lore.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Leslie Frewin: 1968

Seller ID: 005818

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in blue cloth covered boards with gilt titles on spine in Very Good condition, dustwrapper with some shelfwear and rubbing to edges and corners, now enclosed in a clear archival wrap. First edition, pp 191. The Young ones who defied the Nazi terror. View more info

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Monty's Highlanders: 51st Highland Division in World War Two.

By: Delaforce, Patrick.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Chancellor Press, 2000. 0753703521: 2000

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 444

ISBN: 0753703521

Condition: Fine


Hardback in Fine condition, complete with dustwrapper in Fine condition. Second edition, pp240. With b&w photographs and illustrations. S9.This volume focuses on the most famous infantry division that fought with the British Army in World War II, the 51st Highland Division. View more info

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The War Diaries of Neville Duke, 1941-1944.

By: Franks, Norman.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Grub Street, 1995. 1898697167: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 942

ISBN: 1898697167

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in very good condition, complete with dustwrapper in very good condition. First Edition. SCARCE SIGNED COPY, pp218, with appendices, maps and index.An intriguing record of a young fighter pilot before he achieved fame as a test pilot. Wherever he was - Biggin Hill, North Africa or Italy - Neville Duke, against standing orders, kept an almost daily diary. Norman Franks was granted complete access to them, and provides here an edited version set within the context of what was happening elsewhere in WWII. S14. View more info

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The London Cage: The Secret History of Britain's World War II Interrogation Centre

By: Fry, Helen,

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 2017

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007506

ISBN: 0300221932

Condition: Fine


Hardback in black cloth boards with silver titles, in Fine condition, with dustwrapper, also in Fine condition. With pp244, b&w illustrations, index. The Secret History of Britain's World War II Interrogation Centre. View more info

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Notes for Infantry Officers on Trench Warfare.

By: General Staff

Price: £50.00

Publisher: HMSO: 1916

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004385

Condition: Very Good


Section stitched with card wraps, note written in ink to the top of front cover that reads: "This supersedes Notes on Field Defences and Notes from the Front Parts II, III & IV, See S.C.O 769 30/3/16", some light wear to edges and small marks, rusted staples but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 76, b&w illustrations and colour fold out diagrams, index. Featuring detailed illustrations and diagrams showing how to set up defences such as entanglements and flare pits. SCARCE. View more info

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Memories of Forestry and Travel: Uganda, Mexico, Britain, Brussels and Beyond (Radcliffe Press)

By: Hummel, F.C.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Radcliffe Press: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004889

ISBN: 186064726X

Condition: Fine


Hardcover with previous owners dedication on fep but otherwise in Fine condition with dustwrapper with some very light shelfwear, previous owner has made some small corrections to synopsis on dw but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp xi, 249, b&w illustrations throughout, index. Publishers synopsis: Forests are not only the subject and setting of myths, romances and legends but are also vital to human survival. Fred Hummel's fascinating life was spent in forestry and, for four decades across the world, he followed what was for him both profession and vocation. Fred Hummel's e... View more info

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The Evolution of British Sigint 1653 - 1939.

By: Johnson, John.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: The Stationery Office: 1997

Seller ID: 005095

Condition: Very Good


Softcover in illustrated covers, small crease to bottom front cover and details of another book title written inside back cover otherwise Very Good. First Edition. Blind stamp on inside cover, pp58. View more info

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Treaty Cruisers: The First International Warship Building Competition

By: Marriott, Leo.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Pen and Sword: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005313

ISBN: 1844151883

Condition: As New


Hardcover, As New with As New dustwrapper. First edition, pp 185, b&w illustrations, appendices, index. The Washington Naval Treaty of 1921 and subsequent treaties in the 1930s effectively established the size and composition of the various navies in World War II. In particular they laid down design parameters and tonnage limitations for each class of warship including battleships, aircraft carriers, cruisers and destroyers. With one or two exceptions, battleship construction was deferred until the mid 1930s but virtually all navies embraced the concept of the 8in gun armed 10,000 ton heavy ... View more info

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The Great World War: A History Part II

By: Mumby, Frank A.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: The Gresham Publishing Company Ltd.: 0

Seller ID: 004274

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers with cloth spine, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 113-224, numerous illustrations and maps throughout. View more info

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Edward Seago.

By: Ranson, Ron.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: David & Charles: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007571

ISBN: 0715390015

Condition: Fine


Hardback grey covers in Fine condition, with dustwrapper in Very Good condition. First edition. With pp96, colour illustrations. Edward Seago was an English artist known for both his watercolors and oil paintings of beachscapes and street scenes. Working in a late Impressionistic style reminiscent of John Singer Sargent, Seago's work is characterized by its carefully observed color modulation and grounded sense of realism. Born on March 31, 1910, in Norwich, England, he went on to briefly study with the painter Sir Alfred Munnings, but was largely self-taught. During World War II, Seago was ... View more info

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The Scottish Commander: Scotland's Greatest Military Leaders from Wallace to World War II.

By: Reese, Peter.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Canongate, 1999. 086241833X: 1999

Seller ID: 340

ISBN: 086241833X

Condition: Fine


Paperback in fine condition, Pp. xvi, 343. With b&w photographs and illustrations, maps, conclusion: The Scottish Commander, list of battle plans, acknowledgements, introduction select bibliography, notes and index. This book, written by the bestselling author of Wallace, assesses the merits of different biographies such as Wallace, the Bruce, the flamboyant Montrose and many others and brings to the fore the distinctive qualities of the Scottish commander, their personal bravery, fighting spirit, maverick qualities and outstanding battle craft. S2. View more info

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Coastal Passenger Liners of the British Isles.

By: Robins, Nick.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Seaforth Publishing: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007108

ISBN: 1848321120

Condition: As New


Hardback, As New, with dustwrapper, As New. With pp146, b&w illustrations, index. Coastal Passenger Liners of the British Isles. At the beginning of the last century it was possible to sail from London to Glasgow via the south coast ports and Belfast, returning along the east coast from either Dundee or Leith for as little as five pounds. Those were the days when 300 passengers were landed twice weekly at Grangemouth or Dundee from the London boat, and the coastal passenger and cargo liner was in its heyday, catering both for the first class tourist as well as offering keenly priced second ... View more info

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A History of the Black Watch in the Great War, 1914-1918. Three Volumes.

By: Wauchope, Major-General A.G.

Price: £295.00

Publisher: The Medici Society Ltd., 1925/26.: 1925

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2985

Condition: Very Good


Three volumes in Hardback, in VERY GOOD condition. In attractive blue cloth covers with gold Black Watch emblem on covers. No Dustwrappers issued, hand-cut pages, in glassine cover. FIRST EDITIONS, with illustrations, maps and drawings. Volume I: Regular Army. 1st, 2nd and 3rd battalions. With frontispiece picture of a soldier on the road to Arras, 1916. With foreword by General The Right Hon. Sir John G. Maxwell.With appendices I: Record of Officers' Service; II: Summary of Casualties. III: Casualties- Officers; IV: Nominal Roll of Warrant Ofiicers, Non-Commisioned Officers and Men killed in ... View more info