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DAD'S WAR

by Howard Reid

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(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) On 6 April 1943, Ian Reid, an officer in the Black Watch, was wounded and captured in Tunisia and sent off to an Italian prisoner-of-war camp. Five months later, when the Germans took over the camp, he escaped and began a life-or-death game of hide and seek living in barns, sleeping in ditches… Read more
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LONDON TRANSPORT 1970-1984

by Matthew Wharmby and R. C. Riley,

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(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) The late R. C. (Dick) Riley was best-known as one of the country's foremost railway photographer. Less well-known was his interest in road transport. It was from the late 1960s onwards that he regularly recorded the changing bus scene in and around Greater London. In this volume Matt Wharmby, whose earlier books on… Read more
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THE ENGLISH TOWN

by Mark Girouard

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9780300046359
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(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) The author traces the development of the many and varied towns in England from the ancient Cathedral towns, the industrial mill towns and rural market towns. All have their own unique history. From the sewer system, council chamber, parks and suburbs, the author describes their development and the building and townscapes it generated.… Read more
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(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) Author and broadcaster Jonathan Dimbleby crosses eight time zones and covers 10,000 miles, from Murmansk in the Arctic Circle to the Asian city of Vladivostok. Travelling by road, rail and boat, his epic journey takes him from St Petersburg to remote and inaccessible parts of Siberia. At the heart of this account are… Read more
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(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) This includes France, current Colonies, Andorra and Monaco. (Published: 1987) (Publisher: Stanley Gibbons) (ISBN: 085259173X) (Pagination: 336pp profusely illustrated) (Condition: Very good in card covers) UL-XXXXXX
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THE HISTORY OF THE KNIGHTS TEMPLARS

by Charles G Addison

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9780932813404
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(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) A digital reprint. Originally published in 1842. The history of the Knights Templars as told by a member of the inner Temple. Includes chapters on the origins of the Templars, their popularity in Europe and their rivalry with the Knights of St John, later known as the Knights of Malta. Also includes the… Read more
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A DICTIONARY OF GREEK AND ROMAN ANTIQUITIES

by Editor William Smith Phd.

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(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) Illustrated by numerous engravings on wood. Previous owner name on endpaper. Spine is badly damaged and needs restoration. Text block is complete and tight.Light foxing on endpapers. (Published: 1842) (Publisher: Taylor and Walton) (Pagination: 1121pp illustrations) (Condition: Poor) UL-XXXXXX
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(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) No date but the table of Moveable feats starts in 1926. Small pocket copy. Previous owner name and address on endpaper dated 1942. Well used but intact, black boards, red spine titles. Services, psalms, hymns, lessons, collects and gospel details for services through the year. (Publisher: William Clowes & Sons) (Pagination: 245pp illustrations)… Read more
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(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) Children's Annual based on a weekly magazine, packed with factual articles on Nature, People, Adventure and Discovery.This volume includes articles on Submarines, superstitions,Christmas customs, Snakes and Monsters, Max Sennet stars such as the Keystone Cops, Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton, Quizzes and much more. (Published: 1971) (Publisher: IPC Magazines) (ISBN: 090126749X) (Pagination: 128pp… Read more
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(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) Children's Annual based on a weekly magazine, packed with factual articles on Travel, People, Adventure and Discovery. This volume includes articles on Animals of India, Police Dogs, detectives, Aviation, Glass Fibre boats, Thomas More, Suffragettes, Quizzes and many more. (Published: 1969) (Publisher: The Fleetway House) (ISBN: 0900376090) (Condition: Small split at the top… Read more
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(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) Pages 111-116 detached but present. Well used but text unmarked.Many articles including, Space, Survival, making a pop record, The French revolution, potted precis's of classics such as The Taming of the Shrew and Great expectations many in pictorial format (Published: 1969) (Publisher: IPC Magazines) (ISBN: 0900376619) (Pagination: 126pp profusely illustrated) (Condition: Fair in… Read more
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(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) Annual featuring factual articles on Motorbike display teams,The Calgary Stampede, UFO's, Fishing tips and others plus fictional stories in narrative and pictorial format. (Published: 1971) (Publisher: Hamlyn) (ISBN: 0600396428) (Pagination: 93pp profusely illustrated.) (Condition: Small Graze on spine, good in illustrated boards) UL-XXXXXX
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(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) Narrative sketches of the desert and desert life painted in life-like colours. One part deals with the vast desert between Quetta and Persia, the other part describes the country of Seistan. A scarce and collectible volume. Ex. public library edition. Date label removed but all other labels and stamps present. Zealously stamped throughout… Read more
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(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) Yellow dustwrapper marked and torn at edges, darkened on spine. Pages browning. Gift dedication to previous owner dated 1944 on endpaper. Includes the Battle for Moscow and the Battle for Stalingrad, also chapters on the Infantry, Cavalry, Occupied Russia and Allied Aid. (Published: 1944) (Publisher: Gollancz) (Pagination: 140pp, maps) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX
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(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) Foxing on page edges, d/w creased on edges. Published in cooperation with the BBC to compliment the television series of the same title. Over 13 programmes/chapters the series charts the troubled history of Europe from the days of the Habsburgs to the rise of the EEC. (Published: 1974) (Publisher: Hutchinson) (ISBN: 0563126566) (Pagination:… Read more
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JUNTAS UNITED

by Peter Chippindale and Ed Harriman

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9780704332119
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(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) Descriptions of over 30 military regimes across the world as they were in 1978. Many circumstances have changed since then including Iran which at that time was under the rule of the Shah, but the politics of the time still remain of interest. In many cases, only the names have changed but the… Read more
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GERMAN WITH TEARS

by Peter F Wiener

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(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) Red boards, faded at edges. 2 crossed out dedications for previous owners on inside page. Mentioned in her diary for June 13th 1942 by Eleanor Roosevelt as a 'must read'. Nine 'Letters' written by a German, living in England, during the summer of 1941, are a condemnation of the Nazi regime. Contents include… Read more
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CONTEMPORARY EUROPE

by Professor H Stuart Hughes

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(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) No d/w. The author, a Professor, from Harvard University, Activist, and widely travelled in Europe, considers the history of Europe from 1914 to the 1960's looking at the wars, the cold war, strategies, culture and innovations. In his preface he advises that a historian should not hesitate to express opinion and pass judgements… Read more
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THE MODERN WORLD BOOK OF MOTORS

by Laurence H. Cade

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(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) An interesting portrayal of motoring, motorsports and the development of motor vehicles as seen from the perspective of the early 1950s. This copy has a prize plate from Dulwich College to the previous owner c1953 pasted in at the front pastedown (Published: 1950) (Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston) (Pagination: 160pp, 6 colour plates (incl.… Read more
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(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) The author examines some of the most important days in history. It covers some of the biggest topics in World history, the monarchy including the coronation of Elizabeth II and Princess Diana's funeral, the rise and fall of communism,the history of flight, US presidents and Atomic power. (Published: 2003) (Publisher: BBC Publications) (ISBN:… Read more
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