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1 Strand Magazine, August 1945
Strand Magazine | George Newnes 1945 First Edition Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Small stapled booklet format. The staples have rusted but no corrosion as yet to the surrounding paper. The white parts of the back cover have greyed. Some light rubs and light creasing to the covers, a longer flattened crease to the back cover and a tear (approx. 2cm) to the top edge of the back cover. Short tear at the base of the spine. pp. 96. 307634 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
16 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

 
 
2 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

 
17 My Brother, Ronald
Cartland, Barbara ; with a preface by Sir Winston Churchill and a foreword by Sir Arthur Bryant Sheldon Press London 1980 0859692868 / 9780859692861 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft back. In very good clean second hand condition, but with a light reading crease to the spine and several creases to the bottom corner of the front cover. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. 264. 309458 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
3 The War List of Clare College, Cambridge (1939-1945)
Cambridge University Press [c. 1948] 1948 Soft cover Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Small booklet. Small repaired tear to the base of the spine. Foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. Good condition. Clean inside. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. 61. Roll of Honour and Record of Service lists. 308505 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
18 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

 
 
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 Submarine Torbay
Chapman, Paul ; with a foreword by Sir Hugh Mackenzie Robert Hale London 1989 0709038216 / 9780709038214 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original black boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent condition. Clean and tight. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped. Old price sticker on the back cover. 187pp. 104066 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
5 My Name Is Million
Anon. Faber and Faber London 1941 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. First published in 1940, this is the 4th impression of 1941. Original red boards. A few tiny marks to the spine and some light bruising to the spine ends. Previous owner's name, place and date written on the front endpaper. The binding is firm and pages are clean throughout, except a previous owner has pencilled the title of the book in the bottom margin of page 257. pp. 284. 309345 
Price: 12.00 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 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

 
21 The Second World War Volume III: The Grand Alliance
Churchill, Winston S. Cassell & Co Ltd London 1950 First Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
First printing. Black cloth boards. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Top edge red (faded to pale pink). Noticeable foxing to the outer closed textblock edges. The dust jacket is generally faded, including front cover. Some chips and short nicks to the dust jacket edges, longer tear at the top edge of the front cover, c. 1cm hole in spine of dust jacket, 1cm loss to top edge of back cover and larger loss to the top edge of the front cover, next to the spine. DJ not price clipped. 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. pp. xviii, 818. 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. 304449 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
7 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

 
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 Railways and War Since 1917, featuring World War II
Bishop, Denis ; Davies, W. J. K. Blandford Press London 1974 0713707062 / 9780713707069 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original light brown boards. In very good, clean condition but with discolouration / tanning to the edges of the pages and the edges of the dust jacket. The binding is firm and pages otherwise clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 127, including colour plates. 307548 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
23 The Second World War Volume V: Closing the Ring
Churchill, Winston S. Cassell and Co. Ltd 1952 First Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original black boards. There is a pale stain to the boards at the base of the spine. The stain is more noticeable to the dust jacket in the same place. There is also a very pale stain to the outer closed textblock page edges at the top edge and to a lesser extent to the foredge side as well. This only affects the closed textblock edge and is not visible to page margins. The binding is firm and inner hinges are very good. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. A little light foxing. The dust jacket has a few short tears, light marks, the stain already mentioned to the base of the spine, and a rubbed patch on the spine obscuring part of the title. Front flap not price clipped. pp. x, 673. 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. (Book photographed without the protective cover, to avoid reflections). 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. 107107 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
9 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

 
24 Air Command: A Fighter Pilot's Story
Collishaw, Air Vice-Marshal Raymond ; with R. V. Dobbs William Kimber and Co. Limited London 1973 0718300734 / 9780718300739 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Publisher's original green boards. A couple of very pale marks on the front endpaper. A very good copy in a good dust jacket, which has a c. one inch tear to the top edge of the front cover, two other short tears / nicks which have been reinforced by a previous owner with a clear scotch-type tape and some further minor rubs, short nicks and chips. Flattened crease to the front flap of the DJ. Jacket design by John Witherington. Collishaw served in both the First and Second World Wars. 256pp. 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. 304731 
Price: 60.00 GBP

 
 
10 English Villages (Britain in Pictures)
Blunden, Edmund William Collins London 1942 Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second edition. Illustrated, with 12 colour plates and 25 black and white illustrations. Pictorial boards with matching dust jacket. The boards are clean but there is a bend in the boards towards the bottom of the spine. Lightly rubbed edges, spine ends and corners. The binding is firm, no previous owner's names or inscriptions. Some noticeable foxing to the endpapers and pastedowns and some light occasional foxing to outer closed textblock edges and to pages. 48pp. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed at the edges and has some foxing to the back cover. 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. 105098 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
25 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

 
 
11 Six War Years 1939-1945: Memories of Canadians at Home and Abroad
Broadfoot, Barry Paper Jacks Ontario 1979 077377114X / 9780773771147 Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
2nd printing. Second hand paperback in very good, clean condition. There is a brief gift inscription written on the front endpaper and the pages are slightly tanned / darkened. Binding tight. A nice, clean copy. pp. xii, 417. 002923 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
26 The Seven Days of Schlemihl
Daghani, Arnold; Foreword By Julia Reuberger; Introduction By Monica Bohm-Duchen Diptych London 1991 1870627083 / 9781870627085 Soft Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Tall slim soft back book. No titles on the spine. In very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Unpaginated. 036924 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
12 Light and Shade
Brooke, Carol [pseud. Valerie Patricia Ramskill] John Long [c.1947] London 1947 Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback. n.d. Date of publication not stated but is c. 1947. Original red cloth boards, frayed at the base of the spine, with a short split in the cloth. Spine faded. Corners mildly bumped. Inside, there are initials stamped on the f.e.p. Binding is good and pages clean. A wartime romance novel. 181pp. 104063 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
27 Words and Deedes: Selected Journalism 1931 - 2006
Deedes, W. F. Macmillan London 2006 1405053968 / 9781405053969 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Publisher's original red boards. Lightly bumped spine ends and a couple of corners. Clean and tight. Very pale little thumbing mark on the front endpaper; no names, inscriptions or other marks. 838pp. 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. 103893 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
 
13 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

 
28 Blighty: British Society in the Era of the Great War.
DeGroot, Gerard J. Longman 1998 0582061377 / 9780582061378 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
2nd impression. Second hand paperback in very good clean condition. Minor signs of use. No names, inscriptions or other marks. No spine creases. 357pp. 302329 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
14 The Small Woman (Cadet edition)
Burgess, Alan Evans Brothers Limited London 1961 Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Blue boards, lightly bruised at the spine ends and corners and with a slightly more heavy bump to the top corner of the front board. 3rd impression of this edition. Small, light foxing spots to the outer closed textblock page edges. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is rubbed, creased, has some tears, and the front flap has been price clipped. pp. 190. 107103 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
29 Annexed
Dogar, Sharon Andersen Press Limited London 2010 1849391246 / 9781849391245 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Publisher's original black boards. In very good, clean, tight and unmarked condition. No names or inscriptions. Dust jacket not price clipped. Just very slight bumps (tiny) to the top corners of the boards and two very small indentations in the back cover of the dust jacket. This novel tells the story of Peter van Pels, Anne Frank's friend in hiding in Amsterdam during the Second World War. 330pp. 104031 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
15 I Had a Dog and a Cat
Capek, Karel ; pictures drawn by Josef and Karel Capek ; translated by M. & R. Weatherall George Allen & Unwin Ltd London 1940 First UK Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Green cloth - a small mark on the front board; board edges and spine are faded. There is a lovely gift inscription written on the front endpaper: 'Two Czechoslovak soldiers to their English hosts! Somewhere in England, 1941'. Pages in VG clean condition. Lacks dust jacket. 160pp. 102189 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
30 I Bought a Star
Firbank, Thomas George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd London 1953 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Reprint. Was first published in 1951; this is the 4th impression. Original blue boards. A brief inscription written at the top edge of the front endpaper. A little light foxing. The binding is firm. pp. 240. Some old tape repairs to the underside of the dust jacket at the edges. Front flap of the dust jacket not price clipped. 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. (Books photographed without the protective cover, to avoid reflections). 107041 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
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