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Plenty

By: Osmond, Andrew

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Futura: 1986

Seller ID: 8848

ISBN: 0708829465

Condition: Very Good


286pp, covers with a picture of Meryl Streep from the film. A clean, tight, Near Fine copy. Susan copes with life after the war. View more info

After The Raid

By: Paling, Chris

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Cape: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4345

ISBN: 0224041142

Condition: Very Good


190pp, complete dustjacket. Ex library, evidenced only by stamp on flyleaf and title page, no label or pocket and otherwise internally clean. Gregory Swift is haunted by the Blitz on London. View more info

Underground Europe Calling

By: Paul, Oscar

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Gollancz: 1942

Seller ID: 3345

Condition: Very Good


Left Book Club edition. 158pp, edges browned with age, red paper covered boards, sunned to spine. A very clean copy. Russia and the possibility of Revolution in Europe View more info

Impossible Victories Ten Unlikely Battefield Successes

By: Perrett, Bryan

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Cassell: 2001

Seller ID: 11134

ISBN: 0304354589

Condition: Very Good


224pp, illustrated softback covers. B + w illustrations. Flyleaf neatly removed, otherwise a clean, tight copy. 10 battles including Albuera in 1811, Palestine in 1917, D Day 1944 and Hill 875 in 1967 View more info

France

By: Pickles, Dorothy M

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Oxford: 1944

Seller ID: 5262

Condition: Very Good


33pp, softback covers. Map. A clean copy. No. 69 in the series of Oxford Pamphlets on World Affairs, this wartime pamphlet discusses the failure of the Third Republic and the problems of the following period. Rare. View more info

Ark Royal

By: Poolman, Kenneth

Price: £3.00

Publisher: New English Library: 1974

Seller ID: 9925

ISBN: 0450018032

Condition: Very Good


173pp, the edges browning a little with age. Illustrated softback covers. A clean copy. The story of the famous battleship of WWII View more info

The Battle of the River Plate Revised Edition

By: Pope, Dudley

Price: £1.20

Publisher: Pan: 1974

Seller ID: 17077

ISBN: 033024020X

Condition: Very Good


Revised edition. 220pp, the paper browning a little with age, illustrated softback covers. B + w photographs and diagrams. Internally clean and tight. An expert account of the naval battle on the 13th December 1939 between HMS Ajax, Achilles and Exeter against the sea raider Graf Spee, Germany's latest pocket battleship. Part of the British Battles series. View more info

Militant Don

By: Portway, Donald

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Robert Hale: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 10513

Condition: Fine


187pp, dustjacket with a little edgewear. Gift inscription from the author to the flyleaf, otherwise internally very clean. University life at Cambridge and Khartoum, WWII, Dunkirk, UNESCO etc. View more info

The Momentous Years 1919 1958

By: Priestley, H E and Betts, J J

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Dent: 1961

Seller ID: 1897

Condition: Very Good


New edition. 260 pp, blue cloth boards. B + w photographs. Includes preamble to charter of League of Nations and United Nations and time chart of WWII View more info

Out of the People

By: Priestley, J B

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Collins in Association with Heinemann: 1941

Seller ID: 11926

Condition: Very Good


127pp, red cloth covered boards, faded to spine. Original owner's name to inner board, a few small spots of foxing on foredge, otherwise internally clean. How society should be, after the War. View more info

Domestic Soldiers Six Women's Lives in The Second World War

By: Purcell, Jennifer

Price: £1.50

Publisher: Constable: 2011

Seller ID: 17003

ISBN: 184901714X

Condition: Very Good


353pp, including Notes, Bibliography and Index. Illustrated soft covers. Ex library - label to back of title page and to inner back cover, otherwise internally clean and tight. Using research from the Mass Observation Archive, the author brings to life the contrasting daily experiences of 6 women in wartime Britain. View more info

Blackwood's Magazine Maga June 1975

By: R Hudson Smith, Sylvia Monro, Leslie Gardiner, Charles Carrington et al

Price: £6.00

Publisher: William Blackwood: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15368

Condition: Very Good


Vol 317, no 1916. Soft covers. Internally clean. Includes R Hudson Smith Aftermath in Spain, about Spain in 1945, A poem by J C E Bowen to Edward Thomas, Historical Reflections on Capri, Malayan Beasts and Beasties, The Thorngrafton Find by Kathleen Fidler. View more info

Upon Dark Waters

By: Radcliffe, Robert

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Abacus: 2004

Seller ID: 12950

ISBN: 0349117187

Condition: Fine


439pp, illustrated softback covers. A clean, tight copy. Thriller - in World War II everyone must take sides and Michael has to choose. View more info

The Free Frenchman

By: Read, Piers Paul

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Alison & Secker & Warburg: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11409

ISBN: 0436409666

Condition: Fine


Large book of 570pp, the edges browning a little with age, complete dustjacket with one tiny nick to edge. A clean copy. Comes with author interview from 'The Times'. View more info

The Colditz Story

By: Reid, Capt. P R

Price: £3.00

Publisher: University of London: 1960

Seller ID: 8798

Condition: Good


Abridged edition. 190pp, grey covers with a little wear to the spine. Frontispiece photograph of Colditz. School ownership stamp on title page, a couple of marks to margins - a good reading copy. View more info

The Latter Days at Colditz

By: Reid, P R

Price: £1.25

Publisher: Coronet: 1974

Seller ID: 14921

ISBN: 0340011807

Condition: Very Good


320pp, illustrated softback covers with no creases, with a photograph of Robert Wagner from the TV series. Previous owner's name to flyleaf, otherwise a clean, tight, Near Fine copy. The sequel to the Colditz Story about the notorious POW camp. View more info

Wireless Really Explained

By: Risdon, P J

Price: £7.50

Publisher: W Foulsham: 1000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16590

Condition: Very Good


1940s wartime economy edition. 'A New Edition Entirely Revised'. Pocket sized book of 94pp with soft covers. Dustjacket with tears and loss to the edges. B + w illustrations. Internally clean. How wireless sets work, with practical hints and symbols used in circuit diagrams. Now rare. View more info

The Lancaster Bomber Pocket Manual

By: Robson, Martin

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Conway: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15013

ISBN: 1844861538

Condition: Very Good


128pp, yellow boards, a little darkened to the edges, with an illustration of a bomber in black. B + w illustrations. Internally clean. The history of the Lancaster Bomber aircraft - design, trials, flying, targets, 617 Squadron etc. View more info

Murder in The East Room

By: Roosevelt, Elliott

Price: £7.50

Publisher: St Martin's Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14212

ISBN: 0312098782

Condition: Fine


201pp, complete dustjacket, a very little rubbed to corners. A very clean copy. Crime fiction - First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt solves a political mystery, set in 1940. View more info

The Ragged School

By: Salwood, F K

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Knight: 2003

Seller ID: 9163

ISBN: 184186031X

Condition: Very Good


409pp, illustrated covers by Kevin Tweddell. A couple of light creases, otherwise a clean, tight copy. The story of Rebecca, set in WWII View more info