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Image for Executioners All: Memoirs of the Sanson Family from Private Notes and Documents 1688 - 1847

Executioners All: Memoirs of the Sanson Family from Private Notes and Documents 1688 - 1847

By: Sanson, Henri (Editor, Late Executioner of the Court of Justice of Paris)

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Neville Spearman: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020962

Condition: Good+


256pp, appendix, illustrations. Orange boards, slightest fading to spine, general ageing to contents, a Good+ copy in (some foxing, slight fading to spine and top edge of front panel) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Otto Wagner 1841 - 1918. Forerunner of Modern Architecture (Taschen Basic Art Series)

Otto Wagner 1841 - 1918. Forerunner of Modern Architecture (Taschen Basic Art Series)

By: Sarnitz, August

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Germany, Taschen GmbH: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021495

ISBN: 3822836478

Condition: Very Good


96pp, bibliography, life and work summary, illustrated throughout mainly in colour. Softback, an excellent copy. View more info

Image for Siegfried Sassoon Diaries 1915 - 1918

Siegfried Sassoon Diaries 1915 - 1918

By: Sassoon, Siegfried / Edited and Introduced By Rupert Hart-Davis

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, BCA: 1983

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 030137

Condition: Very Good


288pp, index, frontispiece. Green boards, light ageing, a VG copy in a Good+ (edge rubs with small laminate loss) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Brian Lara: Cricket's Troubled Genius

Brian Lara: Cricket's Troubled Genius

By: Scovell, Brian

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Stroud, Stadia: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 021944

ISBN: 0752442872

Condition: Very Good


224pp, 32 illustrations. Black boards, light ageing only, faintest outline of an inscription to front endpaper, overall a VG copy in dustwrapper. 'Best Wishes, Brian Scovell' to title page. View more info

Image for At Your Service: Lord Beaverbrook, The RAF, The Special Branch ....and Me. The Remarkable Life of a Former Footman in a Stately Home, RAF Pilot and Special Branch Chief Superintendent

At Your Service: Lord Beaverbrook, The RAF, The Special Branch ....and Me. The Remarkable Life of a Former Footman in a Stately Home, RAF Pilot and Special Branch Chief Superintendent

By: Seeney, David

Price: £20.00

Publisher: West Sussex, Woodfield Publishing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017973

ISBN: 1846830583

Condition: Very Good


vii + 1236pp, index, illustrations, some in colour. Softback, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy. View more info

Image for Boyd Webb (Exhibition Catalogue)

Boyd Webb (Exhibition Catalogue)

By: Serota, Nicholas / Skipwith, Joanna (Editors) / Morgan, Stuart

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Whitechapel Art Gallery: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018074

ISBN: 0854880712

Condition: Very Good


110pp, bibliography, biography, exhibition catalogue, illustrations in colour and black and white. Published for an exhibition 8 May - 21 June 1987. Large softback, plain card covers, corner creasing to early pages otherwise a VG clean tight copy in (slightly edge rubbed, slight fading to spine) dustwrapper. View more info

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The Rhodora Letters

By: Seys, Rosemary (Foreword By Sir John Margetson, KCMG)

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Sussex, The Book Guild Limited: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017635

ISBN: 0863328466

Condition: Very Good


330pp, 8pp plates. Blue boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Letters from Rosemary and Tony Seys on their Kenyan farm to their family in England. A sensitive account of farming life in Kenya. View more info

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Above the Trenches: Supplement

By: Shores, Christopher / Franks, Norman / Guest, Russell

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Grub Street: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022943

ISBN: 1898697396

Condition: Very Good


62pp, 16pp plates. Laminated boards, a VG copy. This supplement includes 12 new aces as well as additions and amendments to the original volume. View more info

Image for With Head and Heart and Hand: Photographs of 20th Century British Doctors

With Head and Heart and Hand: Photographs of 20th Century British Doctors

By: Sinclair, Nick / Lock, Stephen / Booth, Christopher

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, BMJ Publishing Group: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018661

ISBN: 0727911775

Condition: Very Good


67pp, full page black and white photographs of each Doctor with short biography opposite. Published for an exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery. Grey cloth boards, an excellent clean tight copy. View more info

Image for Hugh Trevor-Roper: The Biography (SIGNED)

Hugh Trevor-Roper: The Biography (SIGNED)

By: Sisman, Adam

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 020245

ISBN: 0297852140

Condition: Very Good


xviii + 598pp, index, notes, 24pp illustrations. Blue boards, light ageing, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Flat signed by the author on the title page. True first edition with complete number line. View more info

Image for The Leaf and the Tree: The Story of an English Family

The Leaf and the Tree: The Story of an English Family

By: Skottowe, Philip F

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, The Research Publishing Company: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022591

Condition: Good


85pp, index, 19pp illustrations. Blue cloth boards, patchy discolouration to boards, light wear, light ageing to contents which are VG, so a Good copy in a Fair-to-Good (rubs/small holes to spine, some marking, browning to spine and edges, not price-clipped) dustwrapper. Scarce. View more info

Image for Edward Wesson: Honesty in Art

Edward Wesson: Honesty in Art

By: Slade, Peter

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Tiverton, Halsgrove: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019490

ISBN: 1841141267

Condition: Very Good


144pp, illustrations throughout, most in colour. Orange boards, a few marks to page edges, small owner's label to front endpaper, overall a VG copy in (small corner rub, slight colour fading to spine) dustwrapper. Uncommon. View more info

Image for Soros on Soros: Staying Ahead of the Curve

Soros on Soros: Staying Ahead of the Curve

By: Soros, George

Price: £10.00

Publisher: USA, John Wiley & Sons: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021769

ISBN: 0471119776

Condition: Very Good


x + 326pp, index. Softback, light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Painting as a Pastime: Winston Churchill - His Life as a Painter

Painting as a Pastime: Winston Churchill - His Life as a Painter

By: Sotheby's

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Sotheby's: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020196

Condition: Very Good


200pp, published for an exhibition 5th - 17th January 1998 in London.138 colour catalogue plates, plus further illustrations. Includes 4 essays plus an introduction. Softback, light reading creases, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Mary Potter: A Selective Retrospective

Mary Potter: A Selective Retrospective

By: Spalding, Frances / Burns, Gerald / Potter, Julian

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Welshpool, Oriel 31: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022847

ISBN: 1870797051

Condition: Very Good


60pp, catalogue, illustrations, some in colour. Softback, general light wear, minor marks to covers, a VG copy. Published for a touring exhibition, 1989/90. View more info

Image for F.W. Webb 1836 - 1906: A Bibliography. Francis William Webb, Chief Mechanical Engineer, London & North Western Railway, 1871 - 1903: a Survey of Material for a Study of His Life and Work.

F.W. Webb 1836 - 1906: A Bibliography. Francis William Webb, Chief Mechanical Engineer, London & North Western Railway, 1871 - 1903: a Survey of Material for a Study of His Life and Work.

By: Spink, John

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Staffordshire, London & North Western Railway Society: 2012

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 019934

ISBN: 0954695178

Condition: Very Good


Reprint of a thesis submitted for the Fellowship of the Library Association, October 1965. To which 3 items of 'additional material' have been added at the appropriate place. 98pp, 62 plates, some in colour, index, chronology. Large format softback, light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Image for To the Great Gulf : The Surveys and Explorations of L. A. Wells, Last Australian Explorer 1860 - 1938

To the Great Gulf : The Surveys and Explorations of L. A. Wells, Last Australian Explorer 1860 - 1938

By: Steele, Wilfred / Steele, Christopher

Price: £20.00

Publisher: South Australia, Lynton Publications: 1978

Edition: First British Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 021556

ISBN: 0869463128

Condition: Good+


144pp, index, bibliography, maps, photographs, illustrations, endpaper maps. Laminated pictorial boards, colour fading to spine and edges of both boards, slight foxing mainly to early pages, overall a Good+ copy. Flat signed by Christopher Steel on title page. View more info

Image for Richard Brome: Place and Politics on the Caroline Stage (The Revels Plays Companions Library)

Richard Brome: Place and Politics on the Caroline Stage (The Revels Plays Companions Library)

By: Steggle, Matthew

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Manchester, Manchester University Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020900

ISBN: 0719063582

Condition: Very Good


x + 222pp, index, bibliography, appendix, chapter notes, frontispiece. Black boards, light ageing only, a VG copy in (closed nick to one corner) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Cleveland Rockwell, Scientist and Artist, 1837 - 1907

Cleveland Rockwell, Scientist and Artist, 1837 - 1907

By: Stenzel, Franz

Price: £12.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Oregon Historical Society: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020579

ISBN: 087595037X

Condition: Good+


158pp, index, references, illustrations, some in colour. Landscape format softback, some edge rubbing/creasing, closed edge nick to rear, slight browning to covers and page edges, overall a Good+ copy. View more info

Image for My Stamp on Life

My Stamp on Life

By: Stern, Max

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Australia, Makor Jewish Community Library: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020796

ISBN: 1876733357

Condition: Very Good


164pp, folding family tree, illustrated. Softback, light reading wear only, a VG copy. The founder of the Max Stern and Company business, the best known stamp dealers ion the world. Scarce. View more info

Image for Not For The Faint-Hearted: My Life Fighting Crime

Not For The Faint-Hearted: My Life Fighting Crime

By: Stevens, John

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 019558

ISBN: 0297848429

Condition: Very Good


ix + 338pp, index, 8pp plates. Black boards, light ageing to contents, a VG copy in dustwrapper. Flat signed by the author on title page, who was the Metropolitan Police Commissioner, 2000 - 2005. View more info

Image for Jesse James: Last Rebel of the Civil War

Jesse James: Last Rebel of the Civil War

By: Stiles, TJ

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 2003

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 021278

ISBN: 022406925X

Condition: Very Good


xiii + 510pp, index, bibliography, notes, 16pp plates, 6 maps. Black boards. general browning to pages, a VG copy in (slightest spine fading) dustwrapper. The first serious biography of Jesse James for 40 years. View more info

Image for Broken Music

Broken Music

By: Sting (Gordon Sumner)

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London, Simon & Schuster Ltd: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 019374

ISBN: 0743231848

Condition: Very Good


337pp, not illustrated. Grey boards, uneven ageing to contents, 2 sections of the text have browned more than the rest, overall a VG copy in a price-clipped dustwrapper. Gift inscription to title page reads:- 'To Tessa, Sting :)'. Scarce signed copy by the lead singer of The Police. First impression of the first edition, complete number line present. View more info

Image for Roy: Going for Broke

Roy: Going for Broke

By: Symonds, Andrew (with Stephen Gray)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Australia, Hardie Grant Books: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 018399

ISBN: 1740664345

Condition: Very Good


239pp, illustrated with photographs and drawings. Large softback, light reading wear only, a VG clean tight copy. Signed personalised dedication from the author to 1/2 title. View more info

Image for Thomas Tompion: His Life and Work

Thomas Tompion: His Life and Work

By: Symonds, RW

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, BT Batsford Ltd: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022794

Condition: Good


xvi + 320pp, index, appendices, 272 black and white photographs, illustrations in text, folding plate to rear. Blue boards, gilt design to front and titling to spine, slight fading to spine and adjacent top edge of rear board, bumping to corners, some corner creasing to contents resulting, top edge of pages blue, different paper used for text and photographs have aged differently, the former more browned. Company bookplate to front pastedown, overall a Good tight copy, no dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Harry Price: The Biography of a Ghost-hunter

Harry Price: The Biography of a Ghost-hunter

By: Tabori, Paul

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Athenaeum Press: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022299

Condition: Very Good


viii + 316pp, index, bibliography, 12 illustrations. Blue boards, foxing mainly to pastedowns and endpapers, light wear only, a VG copy in a Good (edge chipped with loss mainly to spine head/tail and corners, not price-clipped, to be supplied in a removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Autobiography of Henry Taylor 1800 - 1875. In Two Volumes. Volume I 1800 - 1844; Volume II 1844 - 1875 (2 Volume Set)

Autobiography of Henry Taylor 1800 - 1875. In Two Volumes. Volume I 1800 - 1844; Volume II 1844 - 1875 (2 Volume Set)

By: Taylor, Henry

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co: 1885

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021073

Condition: Good


2 volume set. Volume I: x + 375pp, frontispiece (tissue guard loose). Volume II: viii + 345pp + 24pp adverts. Red boards, gilt titling to spine, decoration to front board, both spines colour faded, previous owner's signature to 1/2 title, foxing mainly to edges and endpapers/titles, overall a Good set, no dustwrappers. Autobiography of the well known poet, includes a loose newspaper obituary cutting. View more info

Image for Frigate Bird

Frigate Bird

By: Taylor, P.G.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus and Robertson: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 015416

Condition: Very Good


xii + 243pp, endpaper maps, 34 illustrations. Blue boards, slight spine twist, slight foxing to spine, dated owner's name to 1/2 title, general light ageing to contents, a VG tight copy in a Good (edge chipping with small loss mainly to spine head/top edge of front panel, not price-clipped, now in removeable protective sleeve) very presentable dustwrapper. Signed by the author on title page. Scarce. The story of the first air crossing of the South Pacific Ocean, from Sydney to Valparaiso, Chile. View more info

Image for Warwick Castle and Its Earls: From Saxon Times to the Present Day. 2 Volume Set

Warwick Castle and Its Earls: From Saxon Times to the Present Day. 2 Volume Set

By: The Countess of Warwick

Price: £80.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030295

Condition: Near Very Good


2 volume set. xvi + 422pp and xv + 460pp, index, 2 photogravure plates, 172 illustrations. Green boards, gilt titling and decoration, top edge gilt, bevelled boards, a few rubs, foxing mainly to frontispieces, edges and endpapers, occasional ragged page edges, overall a near VG set. Heavy set, UK at standard rate, overseas at cost. View more info

Image for The Lives of Philip Howard, Earl of Arundel, and of Anne Dacres, His Wife. Edited from the Original MSS.

The Lives of Philip Howard, Earl of Arundel, and of Anne Dacres, His Wife. Edited from the Original MSS.

By: The Duke of Norfolk, E.M.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Hurst & Blackett Ltd: 1857

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021872

Condition: Good+


viii + 317pp. Brown bevelled blind-stamped boards, gilt tiling, all edges red, some foxing to contents, a few pages not fully separated, overall a Good+ copy, no dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Henry Moore at Perry Green

Henry Moore at Perry Green

By: The Henry Moore Foundation

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Scala Publishers Ltd: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020198

ISBN: 1857596838

Condition: Very Good


96pp, illustrations throughout, most in colour. Softback, slight reading creases, overall a VG copy. A guide to Henry Moore's working and home life at Perry Green in Hertfordshire. View more info

Image for Double Headed: Two Generations of Railway Enthusiasm

Double Headed: Two Generations of Railway Enthusiasm

By: Thomas, Gilbert / Thomas, David St John

Price: £13.50

Publisher: Dawlish, David & Charles / Macdonald: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 017334

Condition: Very Good


200pp, index, notes, illustrated with photographs and drawings in text by Kenneth Lindley. Red boards, slight bumping to corners, owner's details to front endpaper, light ageing to contents, overall a VG copy in a Good (edge chipped with loss mainly to spine head/tail and corners, colour fading to spine, a few marks to rear panel, to be supplied in a removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. Signed and dated by David St John Thomas on title page. View more info

Image for William Tillyer, 1956 - 1996: Paintings, Constructions, Drawings, Prints

William Tillyer, 1956 - 1996: Paintings, Constructions, Drawings, Prints

By: Tillyer, William / Gooding, Mel

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Middlesbrough, Middlesbrough Museums and Gallery Service: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022809

ISBN: 0860830365

Condition: Very Good


51pp, biography, colour illustrations. Card covers, a VG copy in dustwrapper. Published for exhibitions in Middlesbrough in 1996 and Manchester 1997. View more info

Image for Fighter General: The Life of Adolf Galland

Fighter General: The Life of Adolf Galland

By: Toliver, Colonel Raymond F / Constable, Trevor J. (Introduction By Gen. James H Doolittle, USAF Ret.)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Ampress Publishing: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 019589

ISBN: 0962551902

Condition: Very Good


355pp, index, appendix, illustrated. Black boards, light ageing, a VG clean tight copy in (slight spine fading) dustwrapper. Biography of the famous German fighter ace. View more info

Image for Thomas Hardy: The Time-torn Man

Thomas Hardy: The Time-torn Man

By: Tomalin, Claire

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Viking: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 018535

ISBN: 0670915122

Condition: Very Good


xxv + 486pp, index, bibliography, notes, 34 illustrations. Blue boards, light ageing only, previous owner's (Jane Austen) bookplate to front endpaper otherwise a VG clean tight copy in (signed by author label to front) dustwrapper. Flat signed by author on title page. View more info

Image for My Life in Many States and in Foreign Lands: Tramway Pioneer

My Life in Many States and in Foreign Lands: Tramway Pioneer

By: Train, George Francis

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Buckingham, Adam Gordon: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 018621

ISBN: 1874422028

Condition: Very Good


xx + 348pp, index. Softback, light reading wear only, a VG clean tight copy. View more info

Image for My Life in Many States and in Foreign Lands: Tramway Pioneer

My Life in Many States and in Foreign Lands: Tramway Pioneer

By: Train, George Francis

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Buckingham, Adam Gordon: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 019406

ISBN: 1874422028

Condition: Very Good


xx + 348pp, index. Softback, light reading wear only, a VG clean tight copy. View more info

Image for A Whiff of Burnt Boats

A Whiff of Burnt Boats

By: Trease, Geoffrey

Price: £13.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 017424

ISBN: 0333123549

Condition: Very Good


191pp, list of books by the author, 4pp photographs. Brown boards, a VG clean tight copy in (very slight spine fading) dustwrapper. Signed by author on title page, undated and without dedication. View more info

Image for J for Johnnie.

J for Johnnie.

By: Trotman DFC and Bar, Flight Lieutenant PJP

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Shropshire, Laundry Cottage Books: 2015

Edition: New Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 022335

ISBN: 0955060176

Condition: Very Good


Graphic, poignant, humourous; John Trotman's own remarkable story of life as a pilot in RAF Bomber Command over occupied Europe throughout WW2. 223pp, appendix, black and white illustrations. Softback, a VG copy. Flat signed by the author on title page. View more info

Image for Tunnicliffe's Birds: Measured Drawings

Tunnicliffe's Birds: Measured Drawings

By: Tunnicliffe, CF / with an Introduction, Commentary and Memoir of the Artist By Noel Cusa

Price: £32.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030269

ISBN: 0575031581

Condition: Very Good


160pp, index, colour plates. Brown boards, light wear and ageing only, a VG copy in (price-clipped) dustwrapper. Contents include chapters on The Measured Drawings; Predatory Birds; Waterfowl; Sea & Shore Birds; Miscellaneous Birds; CF Tunnicliffe: A memoir. View more info

Image for Mijn Leven Als Vliegenier (My Life as an Aviator)

Mijn Leven Als Vliegenier (My Life as an Aviator)

By: Udet, Ernst / Ulanoff, Stanley M. (Editor) / Translated By Richard K Riehn

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Uitgeverij Pirola Schoorl: 1943

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 030326

Condition: Good


220 + adverts, black and white plates. Pictorial boards, red cloth spine, marking/fading to fore-edge and adjacent areas of boards, spine dulled, bookplate to front pastedown, general browning to pages, overall a Good copy. Dutch text only, this is the 3rd printing. View more info

Image for Sir John St. Barbe, Bt. of Broadlands

Sir John St. Barbe, Bt. of Broadlands

By: Urquhart, Margaret

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Southampton, Paul Cave Publications Ltd: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020994

ISBN: 0861460405

Condition: Very Good


90pp, index, family trees, appendices, chapter notes, illustrations. Softback, light wear only, a VG copy. Fascinating research which unearthed the history of the St. Barbes in the 17th century. View more info

Image for Duke's Diary: Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington: 1927 - 1950

Duke's Diary: Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington: 1927 - 1950

By: Vail, Ken

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Vail Publishing: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018437

ISBN: 0952228718

Condition: Very Good


368pp, illustrated with photographs, posters etc.. A month by month chronology of Duke Ellington's life from his opening at Harlem's famous Cotton Club in December 1927 to his orchestra's extended European tour in 1950. Large softback, corner crease to final page otherwise a VG, possibly unread, copy. Scarce. View more info

Image for William Morris and Morris & Co.

William Morris and Morris & Co.

By: Van Der Post, Lucia / Introduction By Linda Parry

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, V&A Publishing: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022545

ISBN: 1851774122

Condition: Very Good


vi + 90pp, index, further reading, illustrated. Green boards, illustrated endpapers, a VG copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Sky Above, Land Below: Never a Dull Moment: 50 Years of Flying, From the RAF to Bush Pilot in Northern Canada

Sky Above, Land Below: Never a Dull Moment: 50 Years of Flying, From the RAF to Bush Pilot in Northern Canada

By: Villers, John A 'Steve'

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Canada, John A (Steve) Villers: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018451

ISBN: 096841320X

Condition: Very Good


viii + 120pp, 8pp colour photographs, maps, black and white photographs. Softback, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy. Born in England, the author was sent to Canada during WW2 to complete his pilot training and became a captain on B-24 Liberators. Postwar he flew DC3s in Cairo and North Africa, then later flew as a bush pilot in Canada. View more info

Image for Shane Warne: My Official Illustrated Career

Shane Warne: My Official Illustrated Career

By: Warne, Shane

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Cassell Illustrated: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 019571

ISBN: 1844035433

Condition: Very Good


256pp, colour illustrations throughout. Softback, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy. Signed by the author on title page. View more info

Image for Admiral of the Fleet: The Life of Sir Charles Lambe

Admiral of the Fleet: The Life of Sir Charles Lambe

By: Warner, Oliver (With an Introduction By Admiral of the Fleet Earl Mountbatten of Burma and a Foreword By Sir Steven Runciman)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 018295

ISBN: 0283352930

Condition: Good


xiii + 224pp, index, 21 plates. Blue boards, generally small loss to the top edge of a few pages (production fault) otherwise a VG clean tight copy in (edge chipped with small loss, surface loss to a few places, to be supplied in a removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. Signed and dated by the author to verso of 1/2 title. Scarce signed copy. View more info

Image for Dracula's Wars: Vlad the Impaler and his Rivals

Dracula's Wars: Vlad the Impaler and his Rivals

By: Waterson, James

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Stroud, The History Press: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030181

ISBN: 075096488X

Condition: Very Good


256pp, index, further reading, notes, 16pp plates. Maroon boards, a VG copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Waugh in Abyssinia

Waugh in Abyssinia

By: Waugh, Evelyn

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 016654

ISBN: 0413548309

Condition: Very Good


253pp, not illustrated. Brown boards, general browning to pages, overall a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Counting My Blessings: The Autobiography of a Native Hawaiian Pearl Harbour Survivor

Counting My Blessings: The Autobiography of a Native Hawaiian Pearl Harbour Survivor

By: Weatherwax, Herb (As Told to Cliff Reid)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Hawaii, Pacific Historic Parks: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021346

Condition: Good


61pp, photographs. Softback, some reading wear and creases, a Good tight copy. View more info