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The Zulu War A Pictorial History

By: Barthorp, Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Blandford: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 6093


181 pages; Near Fine condition. Prior owner's name inside front cover. NO Creases. Solid, Clean. Fantastic wrap around art work. Illustrated throughout with photos. View more info

The Foot Guards Regiments 1880 - 1914

By: Bowling, A. H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Almark Publications: 1972

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 7351


64 pages; Fine condition. No creases. Solid, clean. An excellent gift! A pictorial album portraying the men, their uniforms and their equipment. Trade Paperback. View more info

THE TURN OF THE TIDE - A History of the War Years Based on the Diaries of Field-Marshal Lord Alanbrooke, Chief of the Imperial General Staff

By: Bryant, Arthur

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday: 1957

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 4751


624 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Outside page edges very lightly age tanning. Light shelf rub at edges. Very light handling soil on spine. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. End papers have photos of Eisenhower, George Marshall,General Viscount Gort, Montgomery, Sir Harold Alexander, Sir John Dill, Churchill, Harry Hopkins,FDR, Admiral Ernest King and General Sir Alan Brooke. History of World War II. View more info

The Fire And The Rose

By: Bryant, Sir Arthur

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday: 1966

Seller ID: 13637


320 pages; Very Good Plus/Very Good. Tiny bit of shelf rub at corner tips. Outside page edges lightly age tanned. Bright blue boards with gilt lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has light shelf rub to front panel. Spine is sunned. Now in protective sleeve. Great art work to DJ. There are moments where time stands still. Then it seems as if the future of a nation - or perhaps of mankind - depends on what men can make ... View more info

Winston Churchill's Afternoon Nap

By: Campbell, Jeremy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Simon and Schuster: 1986

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15394


432 pages; Near Fine/Near Fine. Full number sequence. Attractive gray boards with silver bright lettering. Just a bit of fade to bottom boards front edge. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has tiny bit of shelf rub at edges. Now in protective sleeve. An excellent gift! A study of recent discoveries in biochronology, including why WInston Churchill juggled his wartime cabinet meetings so as to get a good nap after lunch. View more info

Step by Step: 1936 - 1939

By: Churchill, Winston S.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1939

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16447


324 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Attractive blue cloth boards with silver lettering on red banner. Just a bit of shelf rub to edges. Outside page edges are age tanned. Top outisde edges are lightly foxed. Solid binding, clean. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and page are otherwise clean. The Right Honorable Winston Churchill writes about the three actions, during the years 1936-1939, that lead us all into World War II. View more info

Winston S. Churchill's Maxims & Reflections

By: Churchill, Winston S. ; Coote, Colin (Ed)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: MA, Houghton Mifflin: 1949

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16963


176 pages; Very Good Plus/Good. Bright red boards with dark brown lettering. Bookplate to inside cover, under dust jacket flap. Very soft bump at back top corner tip. Solid binding and hinges. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is price clipped. Shelf wear at edges with chips and tears. Now in protective sleeve. If a man could be found (in 1949) who had never heard of Winston Churchill, he would derive from this little book a v... View more info

The Dawn of Liberation, War Speeches 1944

By: Churchill, Winston S. ; Eade, Charles (compiled)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: UK, Cassell: 1947

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 16451


327 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. 2nd Edition. War Economy Standard book light blue cloth with gilt lettering. Just a bit of rub to edges. Outside page edges age tanned. Small amount of foxing to fore edges. Corner tips are soft and not pointed. Boards are straight, spine is square and pages are clean. Several illustrations of B&W photographs. Mr. Winston Churchill's speeches during 1944 and outlook for 1945. Everywhere the Allied forces were on the offensive beginning in ... View more info

The Second World War, Volume I

By: Churchill, Winston S. ; editors Of Life

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Time: 1959

Edition: 1st TIME Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16614


Folio - over 12" - 15" ta; 311 pages; Near Fine/No Jacket. Volume I ONLY. No slipcase. Folio size, beautifully blue decorated cloth on black boards with gilt lettering. Endpapers ivory. Tiny bit of shelf rub at spine tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square, and pages are clean. A Great Gift! A history combining New Selections from the greatest chronicler of the War and the most memorable illustrations by the men who took part in it. The text ... View more info

The Second World War, Volume II

By: Churchill, Winston S. ; editors Of Life

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Time: 1959

Edition: 1st TIME Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16615


Folio - over 12" - 15"; 303 pages; Near Fine/No Jacket. Volume II ONLY. No slipcase. Folio size, beautifully green decorated cloth on black boards with gilt lettering. Endpapers ivory. Tiny bit of shelf rub at spine tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square, and pages are clean. A Great Gift! A history combining New Selections from the greatest chronicler of the War and the most memorable illustrations by the men who took part in it. The text t... View more info

A Short History of the Norman Conquest Of England

By: Freeman, Edward A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: UK, Clarendon Press: 1880

Seller ID: 19542


Clarendon Press Series; 156 pages; Good/No Jacket. Solid binding and hinges. Two beautiful nameplates: Montague Shearman (May, 1904 in pencil) on inside front board; Fausta Venatio on Front fly-leaf. SMCK 10-6-07, in pencil on reverse side of front fly leaf. B-5 on inside back cover. No other markings. Soft tip to corner tips. Spine ends frayed, with small tear at back top spine edge. Light shelf rub at the spine edges. Outside page edges age tanned. Date M DCCC LXXX (18... View more info

Illustrated History of the World War

By: Herbert, Thomas

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Pictorial Publishing: 1919

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19121


514 pages; Good/No Jacket. Binding and hinges solid. Outside page edges are age darkened. Shelf rub to cover edges. Light shelf wear at spine tips. Soft bump at corner tips. Nice color picture on front board with a some age tan and small bit of light soil at edge. Black lettering and airplane on spine. Name/address on front fly-leaf. Some paragraphs have a check mark to the side, in pencil. Many super black and white photographs. The First Official Story of American Oper... View more info

Soldiers - A History Of Men In Battle

By: Keegan, John; Holmes, Richard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Viking: 1986

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12380


288 pages; Fine/Fine. Bright blue and tan boards with bright gilt lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is great! In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Extra large Size with many pictures and photos. Soldiers, warriors who fight for pay, are latecomers to the field of human conflict, though warriors go back as far as human society itself. In this evocative history of men in battle John Keegan and Richard Holmes explo... View more info

EYE WITNESS IN THE CRIMEA - the Crimean War Letters of Lieutenant Colonel George Frederick Dallas

By: Mawson, Michael Hargreave

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Greenhill Books: 2001

Seller ID: 4662


320 pages; Near Fine/Very Good Plus. Tiny indent back board bottom edge. Boards are straight, spine is square, Tips are pointed. A Solid, Clean, Un-read Tight book. DJ has two Very Tiny scrape spots back panel. Enhanced with new protective sleeve. The powerful and unrestrained testimony of a British officer of the Crimean War. Vividly portrays the daily hardships endured by troops oat camp and in battle. Insight into key military and political personalities of the Victor... View more info

Strike from the Sky, the Story of the Battle for Britain

By: McKee, Alexander

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Lancer: 1967

Edition: Reprint; First Printing

Seller ID: 18585


284 pages; Near Fine condition. No creases. Un-read tight. Soft bump back top corner tip. Solid, clean. An excellent gift! The R. A. F. Vs, The Luftwaffe. Hitler had ordered his Luftwaffe to sweep the Channel of British ships and clear the air of British fighters so that German Bombers might prepare prepare the way for invasion. The Battle for Brittain did not win the war for England; but it prevented the British from losing. View more info

THE ENGLISH CIVIL WAR AND AFTER 1642 - 1658

By: Parry, R. H. (Ed)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: CA, University of California: 1974

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 4453


127 pages; Very Good Plus condition. Light shelf rub to the back cover. A Solid, Clean, Tight copy. NO creases. In this volume seven distinquished British scholars present their current thinking on the complex issues of the Great Rebellion of the seventeenth century. Trade Paperback. View more info

Against All Odds - The British Army of 1939-40 - New Edition

By: Smurthwaite, David; Nicholls, Mark; Washington, Linda

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, National Army Museum: 1990

Edition: Reprint; First Printing

Seller ID: 18526


96 pages; Fine/No Jacket. New, not a used book. Previously published in a Limited Edition, 1989. Very large hardcover. Illustrated front board. New Edition - 50th Anniversary Dunkirk, 1940-1990. Illustrated throughout with photos. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. An excellent gift! Supplementing the official records with personal recollections, and making full use of photographs never before published, Against All Odds tells the... View more info

The Life Guards, Dress And Appointments 1660 - 1914

By: Stadden, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Almark Publications: 1971

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 7349


68 pages; Fine condition. No creases. Solid, clean. An excellent gift! A superb collection of line drawings and colored plates by Britain's leading military artist, portraying the dress worn by one of the best known of all calvary regiments; with over 50 line drawings, 9 photographs and 8 full colour plates. Beautiful book of British tradition. Trade Paperback. View more info

The Causes of the English Revolution 1529-1642

By: Stone,Lawrence

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, Harper & Row: 1972

Edition: Eleventh Printing

Seller ID: 6930


168 pages; Near Fine. No creases. Outside page edges age tanned. Solid, clean. Just a bit of shelf rub to the back cover. This long interpretative study displays many of Lawrence Stone's finest intellectual qualities: his enormous fertility and facility of mind, his tremendous assimilative powers, his gifts of eclectic synthesis, his enviable command over the language in which his thoughts are expressed. Trade Paperback. View more info