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Full Circle The Story of Air Fighting

By: Johnson, J E (Johnnie)

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Cassell: 2001

Seller ID: 13084

ISBN: 0304358606

Condition: Fine


290pp, softback covers.B + w illustrations. A very clean, tight copy. The history of air fighting in the two World Wars, and the achievements of the great fighter pilots. View more info

The Trumpets of Tutankhamun Adventures of a Radio Pioneer in the Middle East

By: Keating, Rex

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Fisher Miller: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16242

ISBN: 1899077081

Condition: As New


174pp, illustrated laminated softback covers. B + w photographs. A very clean copy. The author was head of European programmes for Egyptian State Broadcasting and was a war correspondent in the Desert War. By 1945 he was deputy director of the Palestine Broadcasting Service and founding Director of the Cyprus Broadcasting Service, and worked for ITN and UNESCO. He made the programme in which the trumpetrs from Tutankhamun's tomb were played live in 1939. View more info

The Traitors

By: Kessler, Leo

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Futura: 1977

Seller ID: 9514

ISBN: 0860075974

Condition: Very Good


160pp, the edge browning a little with age, illustrated softback covers. A clean, tight copy. Thriller - a group of communist spies in Nazi Germany View more info

Uniforms of the World A Compendium of Army Navy and Air Force Uniforms 1700 - 1927

By: Knotel, Richard and Knotel, Herbert and SIeg, Herbert

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Arms And Armour: 1980

Seller ID: 17085

ISBN: 085363131

Condition: Fine


A revised edition of the famous German Reference book. A heavy book of 483pp. Complete illustrated dustjacket. 1,600 b + illustrations. A clean copy. Over 200 years of the development of military uniforms in war and peace. View more info

Atlantic Battle

By: Knox, Collie

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Methuen: 1941

Seller ID: 7552

Condition: Very Good


Second edition, with a Foreword by Admiral Sir Percy Noble. 104pp, yellow cloth covered boards, priceclipped dustjacket with tears to the edges and loss to the top and bottom of the spine. B + w photographs. Gift inscription on on inner board, otherwise internally clean. The inside story of the Battle of the Atlantic. View more info

Jill

By: Larkin, Philip

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Faber: 1990

Seller ID: 11155

ISBN: 0571106919

Condition: Very Good


247pp, the page edges browning a very little with age, softback covers with illustration by Renate Belina. A tight, clean copy of Larkin's first novel, set in Oxford in the war. View more info

The French Resistance

By: Lawson, Don

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Piccolo: 1985

Seller ID: 14897

ISBN: 0330286579

Condition: Very Good


144pp, illustrated softback covers. A light crease to one corner. Internally very clean and tight. The story of the spies, codebreakers and saboteurs of the French Resistance in WWII. Part of the Piccolo Spy Shelf series. View more info

RiverRun An Autobiographical Novel

By: Leach, Christopher

Price: £12.00

Publisher: J M Dent: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 10868

ISBN: 0460046535

Condition: Fine


215pp, complete illustrated dustjacket with one very small repaired tear. Gift inscription from the author, otherwise internally very clean. Growing up in the East End of London and wartime evacuation. View more info

War at the Top Based on the Experiences of General Sir Leslie Hollis KCB KBE

By: Leasor, James

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Panther: 1961

Seller ID: 15082

Condition: Very Good


252pp,the paper browning a little with age, illustrated softback covers, a little rubbed to edges of spine. Internally clean and tight. General Hollis's account of the struggles behind the important decisions of the Second World War. View more info

Ancestral Voices

By: Lees-Milne, James

Price: £16.50

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 1975

Seller ID: 15065

ISBN: 01701121106

Condition: Very Good


A pre-publication review copy, the only illustration being the frontispiece author portrait and without the Index. 286pp, buff covers, creased to the corners. A couple of light marks to the back flyleaves, otherwise internally clean. Memoirs for 1942 and 1943. View more info

Frontier Legion With the Khassadars of North Waziristan

By: Leeson, Frank

Price: £16.50

Publisher: Leeson Archive: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16545

ISBN: 1904726070

Condition: Very Good


233pp,including Index. Illustrated softback covers. B + w illustrations and maps. Gift inscription signed by the author to the inner cover, otherwise internally clean. The author was one of four British officers seconded to the North Waziristan Khassadars at the time of the transfer of power from Britian to Pakistan in 1947. View more info

Ultra Goes to War The Secret Story

By: Lewin, Ronald

Price: £4.50

Publisher: BCA: 1978

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 5848

Condition: Very Good


398pp, complete illustrated dustjacket. One tiny mark to foredge, otherwise a very clean copy. How the 'special intelligence' team at Bletchley Park broke the Enigma code used by the Germans in WWII. View more info

History of the Second World War

By: Liddell Hart, B H

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Pan: 1973

Seller ID: 15292

ISBN: 0330237705

Condition: Very Good


A large paperback of 825pp, the paper browning a little with age. Softback covers a little rubbed to corners. B + w maps. Internally clean and tight. A classic account of the events and military tactics of the Second World War. View more info

British Commonwealth Objectives

By: Lindsay, Sir Harry

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Michael Joseph: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8585

Condition: Very Good


288pp, dustjacket with a little loss to edges. A couple of spots of foxing to endpapers, otherwise internally very clean. The post war policy objectives of the Commonwealth. View more info

Day of Infamy

By: Lord, Walter

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Wordsworth: 1998

Seller ID: 12629

ISBN: 1853266701

Condition: Very Good


243pp, illustrated softback covers. B + w illustrations. Ex library - neat stamp to title page and flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. The events of the day the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor in WWII. View more info

The Gemini Contenders

By: Ludlum, Robert

Price: £0.80

Publisher: Granada Panther: 1985

Seller ID: 9245

ISBN: 0586046518

Condition: Very Good


382pp, illustrated softback covers, a little rubbed to spine. A clean, tight copy. View more info

Whisky Galore

By: Mackenzie, Compton

Price: £1.50

Publisher: Penguin: 1111

Seller ID: 12373

Condition: Fine


Recent printing of the 1957 edition. 303pp, including Glossary, illustrated softback covers with a picture of a whisky bottle. A very clean, tight copy. Classic comedy, set in 1943. View more info

Whisky Galore

By: Mackenzie, Compton

Price: £1.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1111

Seller ID: 15093

ISBN: 0140282718

Condition: Very Good


Later printing of the 1957 edition. 304pp, including Glossary, the edges browning a little with age, illustrated softback covers with a picture of a whisky bottle. Previous owner's name to flyleaf, otherwise internally clean and tight. Classic comedy, set in 1943 in the Hebrides. View more info

Where Eages Dare

By: Maclean, Alistair

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Companion Book Club: 1967

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 393

Condition: Fine


223 pp, brown cloth boards with title label. A clean copy. Classic wartime adventure. View more info

Bear Island

By: Maclean, Alistair

Price: £3.00

Publisher: BCA: 1972

Seller ID: 4080

Condition: Very Good


301pp, the edges browning with age, green boards. Map. Previous owner's name on flyleaf, otherwise clean. Wartime sea adventure. View more info