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Image for '48 : The Year of Revolutions

'48 : The Year of Revolutions

By: Eastwood, James and Tabori, Paul

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Meridian Books, 1947

Edition: First Edition


1848 that is. Written with the hindsight of a 100 year gap.Though the book itself is now over seventy years old and the unclipped d/w shows wear & tear and browning, the text remains clean and bright. 272 pages including a Who's Who of the time. Map endpapers. Previous owner's details to ffep. Next post dispatch. View more info

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'Blackwood' Tales from the Outposts XII - In Lighter Vain

By: Bethell, Lieut Colonel L.A. [Editor]

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, William Blackwood, 1942


Very good clean hardback offering a sketch of life in various outposts of the Empire. Previous owner's name to top of first page. Minor foxing to page edges but text block is clean. 336 pages. View more info

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'I Gave Them a Sword' : Behind the Scenes of the Nixon Interviews

By: Frost, David

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan, 1978

Edition: First Edition


Tells the story of David Frost's pursuit of ex-President Nixon, in order to try and bring him to confront his past and himself. Square, tight hardback in price-clipped dustwrapper which shows signs of wear and tear with small loss to head of spine and creasing to inner front flap. 320 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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100 Days to Victory : How the Great War Was Fought and Won 1914-1918

By: David, Saul

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton, 2013

Edition: First Edition


360 portrait of a global conflict that stretched east from the shores of Britain to the marshes of Iraq, and south from the forests of Russia to the bush of German East Africa. Clean, square, unread hardback in an unclipped d/w - 536 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

Image for 1066 : The Hidden History of the Bayeux Tapestry

1066 : The Hidden History of the Bayeux Tapestry

By: Bridgeford, Andrew

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Fourth Estate, 2004

Edition: First Edition


Brilliant piece of detective interpretation in which the author looks closely at the narrative contained within it and discovers a wealth of new information. Clean, bright hardback in an unclipped d/w - 354 pages including index. Next post dispatch. Next post dispatch. View more info

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1776 : America and Britain at War

By: McCullough, David

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Allen Lane, 2005

Edition: First Edition


Account of the year of the American Revolution and how a group of squabbling, disparate states thwarted the British attempts to crush them, with particular emphasis on the individuals tangled up in the action from George III and George Washington down to the ordinary soldiers on both sides. A very good clean hardback in price-clipped dustwrapper. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. 386 pages. Colour and b.w illustrations. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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1784

By: Sprott, Duncan

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin, 1984

Edition: First Edition


Collection of stories from the newspapers of 1784 which offer a taste of life in the 18th century - from highwaymen to reckless wagers, murders and robberies to disasters and tragedies. A very good clean hardback in dustwrapper which shows signs of light shelfwear. 336 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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1789: The Revolutions that Shook the World: The Threshold of the Modern Age

By: Andress, David

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Little, Brown, 2008


Clean, crisp, unread paperback. Comprehensive account of the tumultuous days of 1789 encompassing the French Revolution, the madness of King George, and the attempts of the United States to forge a new constitution. 438 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

Image for 1812: Napoleon's Fatal March on Moscow

1812: Napoleon's Fatal March on Moscow

By: Zamoyski, Adam

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Harper Perennial, 2005


A masterful account of this turning point in European history which draws on a vast pool of first-hand accounts which give a vivid picture of the experiences of soldiers and civilians on both sides of the conflict. Very good clean paperback. 644 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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1900 House : Featuring Extracts from the Personal Diaries of Joyce and Paul Bowler and Their Family

By: McCrum, Mark; Sturgis, Matthew

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan, 1999

Edition: First Edition


The book which accompanied the Channel 4 television series which saw the Bowler family travel backin time to the world of their great-grandparents, and live in a Victorian house in suburban London. A clean, crisp copy in unclipped dustwrapper. Appears unread. Illustrated with colour photographs. 192 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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1900-1909 - Life after Victoria

By: Maloney, Alison

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Barnsley, South Yorkshire, Remember When, 2008

Edition: First Edition


The first of the 'Decade Series' investigates the events of 1900-09 and the end of the Victoria era. Unread copy showing a small bump to top corner else a clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 244 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

Image for 1914-1918 : Voices and Images of the Great War

1914-1918 : Voices and Images of the Great War

By: Macdonald, Lyn

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph, 1988

Edition: First Edition - Second Impression


The acclaimed war author gathers an impressive array of contemporary accounts and illustrations, mainly from her own archives, covering all aspects of the war. Clean, square, large format hardback in a d/w - 346 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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1915 : Death of Innocence

By: Macdonald, Lyn

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, BCA, 1993


Unique blend of compelling military history and poignant memories that is unlikely to be equalled. Some light tanning to page edges else a clean, large volume hardback in a d/w - 625 pages including index. View more info

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1915 : The Death of Innocence

By: MacDonald, L.

Price: £11.00

Publisher: London, Headliine, 1994

Edition: First Paperback Edition


The leading chronicler of the First World War presents the human face of what Wilfred Owen described as 'carnage incomparable and human squander'. Clean, bright, large volume paperback with previous owner's sticker inside cover - 625 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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1940 : The World in Flames

By: Collier,Richard

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton, 1979

Edition: First Edition


Brilliant reconstruction of that momentous year vividly bringing events to life. Clean, square copy in an unclipped d/w which has small internally repaired tear - 258 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info