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DR SYN: A TALE OF THE ROMNEY MARSH

By Russell Thorndike

(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) Blue boards, rubbed and faded,no dustjacket. Previous owner name on endpaper. Spotting on page edges. The first of a famous series of novels about the smuggling enterprises on Romney Marsh in the 18th century. (Published: 1915) (Publisher: Robert Holden) (Pagination: 256pp) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$29.76

THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE SACRAMENTS

(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) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$8.93

THE LOOK AND LEARN BOOK 1971

(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) Children's Annual based on a weekly magazine, packed with factual articles on Nature, History geography, The Arts, Science, Adventure and Discovery. This volume includes the Olympics, Bridge Building, Postmark collecting (Commatology)Windmills, Alaska, Potatoes, and many many more. (Published: 1970) (Publisher: IPC Magazines) (ISBN: 090037683X) (Pagination: 128pp. Profusely illustrated) (Condition: Used but very good in pictorial boards) UL-XXXXXX

$4.46

THE LOOK AND LEARN BOOK 1972

(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 profusely illustrated.) (Condition: Good in illustrated boards) UL-XXXXXX

$4.46

LOOK AND LEARN BOOK 1969

(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 of the spine.Signs of use. Good in illustrated boards) UL-XXXXXX

$5.95

TELL ME WHY ANNUAL 1970

(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 illustrated boards.) UL-XXXXXX

$14.88

DAILY MIRROR BOOK FOR BOYS 1972

(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

$7.44

THE CAMBRIDGE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF WARFARE

By (Editor) Geoffrey Parker

(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) Warfare from antiquity to the 1990's - how it developed on land, sea and air. Looks at the technologies, strategies, intelligence etc. With sections on the Age of Infantry, Greeks, Phlanx, Romans, the age of fortification, the development from Roman times to the arrival of artillery, the age of guns and sail, the globalisation of war, to mechanized warfare. (Published: 1995) (Publisher: Book Club Associates) (Pagination: 408ppcol plates, b/w ills, diagrams, maps, plans) (Condition: Very Good in dw) UL-XXXXXX

$14.88

THE FRONTIERS OF BALUCHISTAN: TRAVELS ON THE BORDERS OF PERSIA AND AFGHANISTAN

By G.P. Tate

(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 on odd blank pages and margins. Text seems to be clean and unmarked. Rear Map Loose.front hinge fragile. Wear at top of spine. Library Dewey number in white on spine and stamp on front board. (Published: 1909) (Publisher: Witherby & Co) (Pagination: 261pp. Coloured frontispiece, 36 plates 2 maps.) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$267.88

THE RUSSIAN ARMY: ITS MEN, ITS LEADERS, AND ITS BATTLES

By Walter Kerr

(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

$11.91

THE MIGHTY CONTINENT: A VIEW OF EUROPE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

By John Terraine

(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: 352pp illustrations) (Condition: Good in creased d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$10.42

JUNTAS UNITED

By Peter Chippindale and Ed Harriman

(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 tyranny remains. (Published: 1978) (Publisher: Quartet Books) (ISBN: 0704332116) (Pagination: 144pp illustrations) (Condition: Good in card covers) UL-XXXXXX

$8.93

GERMAN WITH TEARS

By Peter F Wiener

(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 A Pupil Accuses his Master of Crime, the Master Pleads Guilty; German for Beginners (Bombs in the Nursery); German for Boy Scouts (Guns or Pens?); German in the Classroom (The Tough Guys); German for Gretchens; German for Germans (Ersatz Gods and Margarine Religions); and German for Future Germans (Tough Guys are Becoming Too Tough for Tough Guys). (Published: 1942) (Publisher: The Cresset Press) (Pagination: 93pp. 15 plates) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$26.79

CONTEMPORARY EUROPE

By Professor H Stuart Hughes

(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 and makes no apologies for his own explicit views. (Published: 1961) (Publisher: Prentice Hall) (Pagination: 524pp maps, photos.) (Condition: Good in green boards.) UL-XXXXXX

$11.91

THE RACING CAR: DEVELOPMENT & DESIGN

By C Clutton et al and George A Oliver Drawings

(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) Blue boards, faded spine. Light foxing on edges and endpapers. previous owner name and date on endpaper. The narrative has been divided between 3 authors covering the periods,Cecil Clutton 1895-1915, Cyril Posthumus 1919-1933 and Denis Jenkinson 1934-1957 (Published: 1957) (Publisher: Batsford) (Pagination: 288pp 105 drawings and photos) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$11.91

YESTERYEAR COMPANION 'MATCHBOX' MODELS

By Robert Carter and Eddy Rubinstein

(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) Very good in d/w, small graze on page 3.The companion volume to Yesterday's Yesteryear, this volume has new releases under the Models of yesteryear label including existing models in new colours and configurations as well as new models. Includes a 3rd edition of Collector's catalogue. (Published: 1988) (Publisher: Haynes) (ISBN: 0854296808) (Pagination: 176pp illustrations) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$11.91

THE MODERN WORLD BOOK OF MOTORS

By Laurence H. Cade

(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. 2 double page spreads), c300 b/w illustrations) (Condition: fair in illustrated boards, spine taped) UL-XXXXXX

$5.95

DAYS THAT SHOOK THE WORLD: EVENTS THAT SHOOK THE WORLD
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DAYS THAT SHOOK THE WORLD: EVENTS THAT SHOOK THE WORLD

By Hugo Davenport

(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: 0563487836) (Pagination: Large Format 240pp illustrations) (Condition: Good in faded d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$8.93

SCOTLAND'S STORY: A NEW PERSPECTIVE

By Tom Steel

(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) A comprehensive timeline of Scotland's history discussing the various political, geographical, personal and economic events in Scottish history that make Scotland the land it is today. The author describes how Scotland's almost continuous battle with English has contributed to the way we see Scotland and it's inhabitants and how they see themselves. An excellent place to start for a broad overview of Scotland's long, proud and often violent history. (Published: 1984) (Publisher: Collins) (ISBN: 0002163519) (Pagination: 358pp illustrations) (Condition: Good in d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$14.88

THE STORY OF THE NATIONS: VOLUME 3. GERMANY

By S Baring-Gould MA

(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) Subscription edition. Eighth Edition revised and enlarged. Previous owner name on endpaper, organisation stamp inside board. Blue boards rubbed, darkened on spine, mark on front board. (Publisher: T. Fisher Unwin) (Pagination: 447pp, map, illustrations) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$23.81

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