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1 The King's Royal Rifle Corps Chronicle 1948
Warren and Son Limited 1949 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Dark green covers, with silver titles and regimental insignia to the front cover. Faded at the spine. Good, clean condition but binding is weak / partially cracked internally at the title page. pp. vi, 151 + adverts. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 104563 
Price: 9.50 GBP

 
16 Target London: Under Attack From the V-Weapons During WWII
Campbell, Christy Little, Brown 2012 1408702924 / 9781408702925 First Edition Hardcover New New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, fine condition. New. Not previously owned. RRP. 20.00. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK mainland as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. Small surcharge may apply for posting to UK islands and Northern Ireland; significant surcharge for delivery overseas - all destinations; NO additional charges for sending within the UK mainland. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 304036 
Price: 17.50 GBP

 
 
2 The King's Royal Rifle Corps Chronicle 1953
K.R.R.C. Regimental Chronicle, printed by Thos. W. Jacques Ltd 1953 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Dark green covers, with silver titles and regimental insignia to the front cover. Faded at the spine. Good, clean condition. pp. vii, 128 + adverts. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 104562 
Price: 9.50 GBP

 
17 Battles and Battlescenes of World War Two
Chandler, David G. Arms and Armour Press London 1989 0853689369 / 9780853689362 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original black boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good clean condition. Dust jacket price clipped. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 160pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 104900 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
 
3 The Pop Annual
The Daily Sketch and Sunday Graphic Ltd [c. 1945] London 1945 Soft cover Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Date of publication not stated but is c. 1945. 80 page of cartoons reproduced from 'The Daily Sketch'. In good, clean condition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Light rubs to cover edges. Small rust mark to back cover. 80pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 105493 
Price: 13.00 GBP

 
18 Winston S. Churchill Volume II Young Statesman 1901-1914
Churchill, Randolph S. Heinemann London 1988 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Reprint. Original red boards. In very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Pages clean. Binding firm and square. Top edge red - some splash marks to this red top edge. DJ not price clipped. pp. xxix, 775. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 306246 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
4 The Truce: The Day the War Stopped
Baker, Chris Amberley Publishing 2014 1445634902 / 9781445634906 First Edition Hardcover New New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New hardback. First impression. RRP. 18.99. The Christmas Truce is seen as a satisfying and hopeful event in a war that is often regarded as unnecessary, bitter, hopeless and futile. Many accounts give a warm, poignant view of the truce, to the extent that it has gained totemic significance in the minds of the general public. Inspired by the centenary, and in the light of documentary evidence unavailable when previous accounts have been published, Chris Baker examines the events leading up to the 1914 truce. pp. 182, maps. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 305926 
Price: 14.24 GBP

 
19 The Second World War Volume I: The Gathering Storm
Churchill, Winston S. Cassell & Co. Ltd 1948 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
First edition. Without dust jacket. Original black boards. Lightly bumped spine ends and corners. Two small pencil marks on the front endpaper. A previous owner's signature in biro on the half-title page. Small black mark to the very edge of the last few pages of the index and rear endpaper. A number stamp to the bottom edge of the rear endpaper. Red top edge faded. Binding firm. A good, solid copy of the more scarce first edition. pp. viii, 640. 306513 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
5 House to House: An Epic Memoir of War
Bellavia, David ; with John Bruning Simon and Schuster London 2007 1847370896 / 9781847370891 First UK Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original brown boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. 321pp. Staff Sergeant David Bellavia spent six years in the U.S. Army, seeing some of the most intense fighting of the Iraq War. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 306149 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
20 The Second World War Volume I: The Gathering Storm
Churchill, Winston S. Cassell & Co. Ltd 1949 Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New edition revised and reset; was first published in 1948. Original black boards. Lightly bruised spine ends and there is a slight forwards lean to the spine. Top edge faded red. Previous owner's signature and date in pencil (dated 1949) on front flyleaf. Some very light foxing to outer closed textblock edges and to prelims. The dust jacket is rubbed and chipped at the edges and spine, with dull / darkened spine and edges. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. xix, 724. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. A HEAVY book - packaged weight may exceed 1KG, in which case a postage supplement will apply outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 306514 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
 
6 Rumanian Aces of World War 2 (Osprey Aircraft of the Aces 54)
Bernad, Denes Osprey 2003 184176535X / 9781841765358 Soft cover Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Clean and tight soft back in excellent near fine condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 96pp. 306002 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
21 The Second World War Volume II: Their Finest Hour
Churchill, Winston S. Cassell & Co. Ltd 1949 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original black boards. Lacks dust jacket. First edition. Bumps to the top corners. A slight forwards lean to the spine. Faded red top edge. Binding firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Some foxing to the outer closed textblock edges. Comes with a loosely inserted Harrods Book Dept. postcard pertaining to this volume. pp. ix, 684. A HEAVY book - packaged weight may exceed 1KG, in which case a postage supplement will apply outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 306516 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
7 Stars in a Dark Night: The Letters of Ivor Gurney to the Chapman Family
Boden, Anthony Sutton Publishing Stroud, Glos 2004 0750934670 / 9780750934671 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP. 7.99. 224pp. Stars in a Dark Night restores to print the first published collection of letters which Gurney wrote from the Western Front. 304885 
Price: 7.99 GBP

 
22 The Second World War Volume IV: The Hinge of Fate
Churchill, Winston S. Cassell & Co. Ltd 1951 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
First edition. Original black boards. Lacks dust jacket. Boards are clean and binding firm but there is a forwards lean to the spine. Faded red top edge. Some pale marks / staining to the outer closed textblock foredge (very pale). Previous owner's signature and date (1951) on the reverse of the front endpaper. pp. ix, 917. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 306515 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
8 Stars in a Dark Night: The Letters of Ivor Gurney to the Chapman Family
Boden, Anthony Sutton Publishing Stroud, Glos 2004 0750934670 / 9780750934671 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP. 7.99. 224pp. Stars in a Dark Night restores to print the first published collection of letters which Gurney wrote from the Western Front. 304886 
Price: 7.99 GBP

 
23 Eleventh Hour for Europe
Coates, Ken; Duff, Peggy; Smith, Dan; Kaldor, Mary; Thompson, E.P. ; Medvedev, Roy Spokesman Books Nottingham 1981 0851243096 / 9780851243092 Paperback Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Very good clean condition, no names, inscriptions or other marks. Pages have darkened / tanned. Binding tight. 108pp. 010588 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
9 Triumph in the West, 1943 - 1946. Based on the Diaries and Autobiographical Notes of Field Marshal The Viscount Alanbrooke
Bryant, Arthur Collins London 1959 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
2nd impression. Publisher's original red boards. A very good copy in a very good dust jacket. No names or inscriptions. Binding firm and tight. Dust jacket has minor rubs and a couple of small nicks and chips to the edges. Unclipped. 576pp. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. Packaged weight is likely to take this book over 1KG in weight - thus a postage surcharge is likely to apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK mainland, as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK mainland; small charge may apply to islands, highlands and N. Ireland. Discount available for collection from our shop premises - please enquire. 103870 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
24 The Threat: Inside the Soviet Military Machine
Cockburn, Andrew Random House New York 1983 Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Light wear to edges, light creasing to top corner of back cover and last few pages. Light rubs to the covers. Clean inside and binding firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Uncorrected advanced page proof. Not for quotation. 323pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 025953 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
 
10 332nd Fighter Group - Tuskegee Airmen (Osprey Aviation Elite Units 24)
Bucholtz, Chris Osprey 2007 1846030447 / 9781846030444 Soft cover Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Clean and tight soft back in excellent near fine condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 128pp. 305948 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
25 The Royal Green Jackets Chronicle 1967 An Annual Record: Volume 2 January to December 1967
Compiled and edited at Regimental Headquarters Printed by Culverlands Press Ltd Winchester 1967 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original boards with regimental insignia on the front board. In very good, clean condition. Minor bumps to bottom corners. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 267pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 104533 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
11 Bader: The Man and his Men
Burns, Michael G. Arms and Armour Press 1990 1854090623 / 9781854090621 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback and dust jacket. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, near fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. Original green boards. Binding firm. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. 322. 306885 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
26 The Royal Green Jackets Chronicle 1968 An Annual Record: Volume 3 January to December 1968
Compiled and edited at Regimental Headquarters Printed by Culverlands Press Ltd Winchester 1968 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original black boards with regimental insignia on the front board. In very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 256pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 104524 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
12 Between Giants: The Battle for the Baltics in World War II
Buttar, Prit Osprey Publishing 2013 1780961634 / 9781780961637 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
A NEW hardback in excellent fine condition. Brand new. RRP. 20.00. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 400pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 304395 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
27 The Royal Green Jackets Chronicle 1975 An Annual Record: Volume 10 January to December 1975
Compiled and edited at Regimental Headquarters Printed by Culverlands Press Ltd Winchester 1975 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original boards with regimental insignia on the front board. In very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 176pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our N. Oxfordshire shop premises if you would like to call in. 104528 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
13 Between Giants: The Battle for the Baltics in World War II
Buttar, Prit Osprey Publishing 2013 1780961634 / 9781780961637 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
A NEW hardback in excellent fine condition. Brand new. RRP. 20.00. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 400pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 304394 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
28 The War Dead of The British Commonwealth and Empire: The Register of the names of those who fell in the 1939-1945 War and are buried in Cemeteries in India - India 6-7 Delhi War Cemetery and New Delhi Jewish Cemetery
Compiled and Published by order of The Imperial War Graves Commission The Imperial War Graves Commission London 1958 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Slim paperback with a glue binding; grey paper covers. A couple of flattened creases to the corners of the covers, including quite a long flattened crease to the top corner of the back cover. In otherwise very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. vi, 49. 306929 
Price: 22.00 GBP

 
 
14 Monte Cassino: Ten Armies in Hell
Caddick-Adams, Peter Preface Publishing 2012 1848093586 / 9781848093584 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1st edition. Hardback. In excellent near fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. RRP. 25.00. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 384pp. A heavy book - packaged weight may exceed 1KG, in which case a postage supplement will apply outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 101960 
Price: 19.50 GBP

 
29 The Observer's Book of Aircraft [Observer's No. 11]
Compiled by William Green and Gerald Pollinger ; with a foreword by Peter Masefield Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd London and New York 1953 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 24mo - over 5 - 5" tall 
Hardback, without dust jacket. June 1953 reprint of the 1952 (first) edition. Faded and marked blue / green boards. I am not sure if the original colour was blue or green. Spine has faded to brown. The cloth is rubbed at the spine ends and corners. Gift inscription, 1953, on the front pastedown. Price in red biro on front pastedown. A later gift inscription in pink biro on f.e.p. and another mark in pen. Some light foxing to endpapers. The binding is firm and hinges are good. pp. 280. 307049 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
15 The Myth of the Blitz
Calder, Angus Jonathan Cape London 1991 022402258X / 9780224022583 First Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Original black boards. A very slight lean to the spine. Bruising to spine ends. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Slight discolouration to outer closed textblock page edges. Pages clean and unmarked. Some light creasing / bruising to dust jacket. Front flap not price clipped. pp. xvi, 302. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 306952 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
30 This is War! The Diaries and Journalism of Anthony Cotterell 1940-1944
Cotterell, Anthony ; edited by Jennie Gray Spellmount | History Press 2013 0752493094 / 9780752493091 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP. 14.99. Cotterell's diary and selected war journalism, illustrated with previously unpublished photographs, are presented together here to shed new light not only on the everyday life of the British Army in the Second World War but also on the role of the press during times of conflict. The quality of his writing is truly captivating and his account of the Normandy campaign is surely the nearest that a modern reader will ever get to experiencing what it was like to be in the thick of a Normandy tank battle. 216pp. 305972 
Price: 11.99 GBP

 
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