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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

$12.46

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

$10.90

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

$9.35

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

$28.04

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

$12.46

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

$12.46

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

$12.46

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

$6.23

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

$9.35

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

$15.58

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

$24.92

A HISTORY OF MODERN BRITAIN
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A HISTORY OF MODERN BRITAIN

By Andrew Marr

(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) Marr's starting point is May 1940, shortly after Churchill became Prime Minister. From then Britain is like a switchback railway up to to the first decade of the 21st century. (Published: 2007) (Publisher: Macmillan) (ISBN: 9781405005388) (Pagination: 629pp, illustrations) (Condition: very good in d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$15.58

THE BRITISH CONSTITUTION

By J Harvey and L Bather

(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) How the British establishment operates up to the 1960s. The roles of Parliament, the House of Lords, the judiciary, and Local Authorities remain essentially the same today. (Published: 1965) (Publisher: Macmillan) (Pagination: 572pp) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$9.35

RALLYING TO MONTE CARLO

By Mike Couper

(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) Red boards. previous owner name on endpaper.(ex school library) pages browning. Light foxing.Foreword by Raymond Baxter. Accounts of anecdotes from Monte Carlo Rallies between 1939 and 1955. (Published: 1957) (Publisher: The Sportsmans Book Club) (Pagination: 180pp illustrations) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$7.79

THE MOVIES

By Richard Griffith and Arthur Mayer

(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) 'The sixty years story of the world of Hollywood and its effect on America. From pre-Nickelodeon days to the present' A history of the movies with profiles of the main personalities of the periods and anecdotes such as the financial bartering between Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford and their respective studios. Movie serials such as The Perils of Pauline, a godsend during the period of transition from two-reelers to features and the Western are all covered in detail. (Published: 1957) (Publisher: Bonanza) (Pagination: Large Format. 442pp photographs) (Condition: Good in red boards with black spine.) UL-XXXXXX

$12.46

ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN VOL 58 NO.5/6 1988 JAPANESE ARCHITECTURE

By Botond Bognar et al

(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) Front cover creased on corner. (Published: 1988) (Publisher: Academy Group Ltd.) (Pagination: A4 format 80 pp. illustrations) (Condition: Good in card covers) UL-XXXXXX

$9.35

OLD FARM IMPLEMENTS

By Philip Wright

(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) previous owner gift dedication on title page. The farm tools and implements of a past age are described over the four seasons of the year. (Published: 1983) (Publisher: Sutton Publishing) (ISBN: 0862990831) (Pagination: 91pp illustrations) (Condition: Good in card covers.) UL-XXXXXX

$4.67

MEXICO: FROM THE OLMECS TO THE AZTECS
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MEXICO: FROM THE OLMECS TO THE AZTECS

By Michael D Coe

(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) Fourth edition, fully revised and expanded. Card covers slightly creased, signs of use but good. Enlarged sections include early village life and the rise of Olmec civilisation. A new chapter on Aztec life and society has also been added. (Published: 1994) (Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd) (ISBN: 0500277222) (Pagination: 215pp. 149 illustrations) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$9.35

AGRICULTURAL TRANSPORT IN WALES

By J Geraint Jenkins

(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) Chapters include two-wheeled carts, four-wheeled carts, human poterage and sledges, pack and draught animals, the wheelwright's craft. (Published: 1962) (Publisher: National Museum of Wales) (Pagination: 107pp 30 black and white plates. Drawings.) (Condition: Marked dustjacket, text bright and unmarked.) UL-XXXXXX

$9.35

USES OF TRADITION IN RUSSIAN & SOVIET ARCHITECTURE

By Guest Editor Catherine Cook and Kudriavtsev Alexander

(Subject: Other Topics - Diverse Subjects…) Architectural Design Vol.57 No.7/8 Profile 68. A collection of articles covering various aspects of Russian and Soviet architecture. (Published: 1987) (ISBN: 0856109204) (Pagination: A4 format. 80pp profusely illustrated.) (Condition: Good in card covers) UL-XXXXXX

$24.92

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