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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. 104563 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
16 The Battle of Hastings
Bradbury, Jim Sutton Publishing 1998 075091291x / 9780750912914 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Original red boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. Dust jacket not price clipped [25.00]. pp. x, 278. 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. 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. 104348 
Price: 7.00 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. 104562 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
17 The Great Escape
Brickhill, Paul ; with drawings by Ley Kenyon Faber and Faber Limited London 1971 0571068952 / 9780571068951 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
9th impression. Pink boards with blue titles to the spine. This copy is in exceptionally nice, clean and bright condition, inside and out. Front flap of the dust jacket has been price clipped. The plates inside are slightly crinkled. No names, inscriptions or any other marks. 263pp. 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. 304715 
Price: 14.00 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. 105493 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
18 Going Downtown: The War Against Hanoi and Washington
Broughton, Jack ; foreword by Tom Wolfe Orion Books New York 1988 0517567385 / 9780517567388 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Publisher's original binding; black cloth spine with black sides. Some light foxing spots to the outer closed textblock edges. The book and dust jacket are otherwise both in very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped. A nice copy of this first edition. pp. xvii, 300. 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. 304823 
Price: 18.00 GBP

 
 
4 The Republic in Danger: General Maurice Gamelin and the politics of French defence, 1933-1940
Alexander, Martin S. Cambridge University Press 1992 0521372348 / 9780521372343 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. First edition. Original blue cloth binding. Clean, tight and unmarked; a super copy. pp. xiv, 573. 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. 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. 106024 
Price: 40.00 GBP

 
19 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

 
 
5 Freshly Remembered: The Story of Thomas Graham, Lord Lynedoch
Aspinall-Oglander, Cecil The Hogarth Press London 1956 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Publisher's original red boards. In very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. ix, 309. A couple of pale marks to the spine of the dust jacket. 304811 
Price: 12.50 GBP

 
20 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

 
 
6 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

 
21 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

 
 
7 Heroes of the Crimea: The Battles of Balaclava and Inkerman
Barthorp, Michael Blandford 1991 0713721022 / 9780713721027 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Original green boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good condition. Clean, unmarked. No names or inscriptions. 160pp. 104347 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
22 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. 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. 304395 
Price: 14.00 GBP

 
 
8 Spy Princess: The Life of Noor Inayat Khan [Clipper Large Print Edition]
Basu, Shrabani W F Howes Ltd Leicester 2007 184632873X / 9781846328732 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Large Print edition. Hardback and dust jacket in excellent, fine, like new condition. 374pp. The story of Noor Inayat Khan, the descendant of an Indian Prince who became a British secret agent for the SOE during WWII. Born and brought up in the non-violent Sufi religion, she seemed an unlikely secret agent. Yet she was the first female radio operator in Nazi-occupied France and refused to abandon her post in Paris in 1943. Captured by the Germans, she was kept in solitary confinement for 10 months, then transported to Dachau and shot in September 1944. 302997 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
23 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

 
 
9 General-At-Sea: Robert Blake and the Seventeenth-Century Revolution in Naval Warfare
Baumber, Michael John Murray London 1989 0719547067 / 9780719547065 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Publisher's original red boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Binding tight. DJ not price clipped. Spine of the dust jacket very slightly faded. 284pp. 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. 304745 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
24 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

 
 
10 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

 
25 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 as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 304036 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
11 Broken Wings: A Soldier's Diary
Bennett, Vernon Harold The Fortune Press London 1959 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Bright red boards. Previous owner's signature at the top corner of front free endpaper. 38pp. Complete with beige dust jacket. There is a pale stain to the back cover of the dust jacket. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). 302785 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
26 Wartime Worcestershire
Carpenter, Jeff Brewin Books Studley 1995 1858580587 / 9781858580586 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Slim paperback; in very good condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. A little very light creasing to the covers. pp. iv, 68. 307334 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
12 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

 
27 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. 104900 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
13 The Patton Papers 1940 - 1945
Blumenson, Martin Da Capo Press 1996 0306807173 / 9780306807176 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft back in very good clean second-hand condition. Covers are faded at the spine and edges. No spine creases. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Textblock nice and tight. 889pp. 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. 302946 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
28 The Sea-Raiders
Chatterton, E. Keble Hurst and Blackett, Ltd London 1933 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Original navy blue cloth binding. The boards are clean and binding firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Revised edition of 1933; first published in January 1931. pp. 288. 307198 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
14 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

 
29 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

 
 
15 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

 
30 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

 
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