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The Oaken Heart
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The Oaken Heart

By Margery Allingham

London: Hutchinson & Co (Publishers) Ltd, 1959 The story of what happened in a small Essex village during the Second World War. This second edition was issued with a wrapper designed by the author's husband together with his black and white drawings to the text, plus signatures of the villagers reproduced on the endpapers from the author's own copy of the first edition. Gilt and silver lettering to the spine. Boards slightly bowed and foxing to edges, otherwise fair/good copy. DJ is price-clipped, edgeworn & foxed, with some repairs and loss.. Second Edition. Black Cloth Boards. Fair/Fair. Illus. by P Youngman Carter. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.86

A Student in Arms
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A Student in Arms

By Donald Hankey

London: Andrew Melrose Ltd, 1916 Essays on the First World War, first published in the Spectator, by a soldier and writer who died on the Somme. Personal preface by the Editor of the Spectator. 302pp. Bound in paper covered boards with gilt line and lettering to cloth spine. Bumping to spine and corners, 2" split to backstrip, some foxing snd soiling to edges and former owner's name and regiment to endpaper, otherwise fair copy.. 9th Edition. Quarter Bound Dark Blue Cloth. Fair/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$8.36

The Colditz Story - a Classic escape Story of World War II
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The Colditz Story - a Classic escape Story of World War II

By P R Reid

London: Cassell & Co, 2001 Cassell Military Paperbacks edition. 222pp. Colditz Castle stamp to title page. Tiny creases to corners, slight wrinkling to some page corners and edges lightly sunned, otherwise very good copy.. Reprint. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$9.64

The Dark Charisma of Adolf Hitler
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The Dark Charisma of Adolf Hitler

By Laurence Rees

London: Ebury Press, 2012 Book published to accompany the BBC series about the nature of Hitler's appeal. 470pp with index, illustrated with 16 pages of black and white photographs. Silver lettering to spine. Boards very slightly bowed, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has slight edge and surface wear, otherwise very good.. First Edition. Black Cloth Boards. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$10.29

Bones of Contention
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Bones of Contention

By The Rt.Hon. Lord Vansittart

London: Hutchinson & Co (Publishers) Ltd Subtitled 'Another controversial record of political opinions and experiences'. Undated volume published during the Second World War (after 'Lessons of My Life' 1943), promoting the author's anti-German views. 146pp with index, printed on war economy paper. Yellow lettering to spine. Bumping to spine and corners, foxing to edges and slight marking to front board, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ somewhat grubby and tatty with slight loss to spine.. Presumed First Edition. Green Cloth Boards. Good/Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$16.07

Two Eggs on My Plate
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Two Eggs on My Plate

By Oluf Reed Olsen

London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd, 1952 World War II memoir of espionage in Norway during the German occupation. 298pp, illustrated with black and white photographs and maps. First published in Norwegian, English translation by F H Lyon. Yellow lettering to spine, top edges tinted, maps to endpapers. Spine slightly slanted, some bumping to spine and corners and slight foxing to edges, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has some marking to rear panel, edgewear, frayed spine and 1" loss to lower edge.. First English Edition. Green Cloth Boards. Good/Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.72

The Japanese Occupation: Singapore 1942-1945
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The Japanese Occupation: Singapore 1942-1945

By Liana Tan et All (Editors), Lily Tan Foreword)

Singapore: Singapore News & Publications Limited, 1985 Book published to accompany an exhibition held in 1985 at the Archives & Oral History Department Exhibition Hall. No records of the occupation of Singapore were left by the Japanese administration - these documents and photographs were collected from 1981 onwards. Text in English and Chinese. 137pp illustrated throughout with monochrome photographs, maps and reproductions. Spine slanted, foxing to top edges, two chips to pastedown and bumping to spine and corners, otherwise good copy.. First Edition. Illustrated Boards. Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$12.86

The Silent Service - Action Stories of the Anzac Navy
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The Silent Service - Action Stories of the Anzac Navy

By T M Jones and Ion L Idriess

Sydney & London: Angus and Robertson, 1952 Series of stories of naval exploits in the Second World War, taken from personal accounts. 372pp illustrated with black and wbhite drawings and maps to endpapers. Silver drawing of ship to front board and silver lettering to spine. Some bumping to spine and corners, top edges dust marked, spine slanted with small puncture to backstrip, otherwise good. DJ torn and tatty with some loss.. 2nd Edition, Revised & Enlarged. Blue Cloth Boards. Good/Poor. Illus. by Unk White. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.72

The War Crisis in Berlin - July - August 1914
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The War Crisis in Berlin - July - August 1914

By Sir Horace Rumbold

London: Constable & Co Ltd, 1940 Account of events in 1914, seen mainly from Berlin, where the author was Counsellor of Embassy. 372pp with index, illustrated with black and white photograph and copy of a passport to tissue-guarded frontis. Gilt lettering to black cloth spine, top edges gilt. Bumping to spine and corners, marking to boards and front pastedown unglued, otherwise fair reading copy.. First Edition. Blue Cloth Boards. Fair/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.64

To the Last Man Spring 1918
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To the Last Man Spring 1918

By Lyn Macdonald

London: Penguin Books, 1999 Acclaimed history of World War I. 382pp with index, illustrated with 24 pages of black and white photographs plus maps. Slight creasing to spine and corners and some sunning to edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.00

Richthofen - Beyond the Legend of the Red Baron
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Richthofen - Beyond the Legend of the Red Baron

By Peter Kilduff

London: Brockhampton Press, 1999 Biography of the most successful air-fighter of the First World War. Includes his Air Combat Operations Manual in its entirety. 256pp with index, illustrated with 32 pages of black and white photographs. Slight bumping to spine and edges sunned, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. DJ is price-clipped, with some edgewear, surface marking and crease to flyleaf, otherwise very good.. First Thus. Illustrated Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$8.36

The Oxford Companion to World War II
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The Oxford Companion to World War II

By I C B Dear, M R D Foot (Editors)

Oxford University Press, 2005 Series of articles by historians documenting the Second World War, arranged alphabetically by subject. 1039pp, illustrated with black and white photographs, diagrams and maps. Gilt lettering to spine. Minimal bumping to spine, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. VERY HEAVY BOOK, additional postage will be requested.. Reissue. Black Cloth Boards. Near Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$32.15

The Goebbels Diaries: The Last Days
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The Goebbels Diaries: The Last Days

By Hugh Trevor-Roper (Editor)

London & Sydney: Pan Books, 1979 Material surviving from the Goebbels diaries from 27 Feb - 9 Apr 1945. A bit musty and slight wear to cover, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions.. First Thus. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$8.36

The Illustrated History of World War II
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The Illustrated History of World War II

By Owen Booth and John Walton

Kettering, Northants: Index, 1998 Account of the events of World War II and its effect on everyday life. 256pp with index, illustrated with over 500 photographs in colour and black and white. Spine slanted and minor marking to edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has slight marking and edgewear, otherwise very good. HEAVY BOOK, extra postage will be requested for 1st class or overseas post. . First Thus. Illustrated Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$10.29

Spencer in the Shipyard - Paintings and Drawings By Stanley Spencer and Photographs By Cecil Beaton, from the Imperial War Museum
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Spencer in the Shipyard - Paintings and Drawings By Stanley Spencer and Photographs By Cecil Beaton, from the Imperial War Museum

By Joanna Drew (Foreword), Joseph Darracott (Introduction)

Arts Council of Great Britain, 1981 Catalogue of an exhibition shown at the Science Museum in 1979, featuring Spencer's 'Shipbuilding on the Clyde' pictures, an artistic record of the war effort. Unpageinated. Illustrated with black and white photographs, one colour full page plate and two fold-out colour plates. Discolouration from damp damage to lower edges and margins, and slight creasing to corners, otherwise good copy.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Stanley Spencer, Cecil Beaton. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$19.29

Auschwitz Birkenau
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Auschwitz Birkenau

By P Domagala & T Szarski (photos)

Wroclaw: Wydawnictwo ZET, 2008 Collection of 12 monochrome cards featuring photographs of the Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, housed in card folder with explanatory text in English, German and Spanish. Text on back of cards in 7 languages. Cards and folder in near fine condition with no inscriptions.. Presumed First Edition. Card Covers. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.86

World War I
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World War I

By Suzanne Everett, John Keegan (Introduction)

London: The Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd, 1980 Lavishly illustrated analysis of the First World War. 255pp with index, illustrated throughout with maps and photographs, some in colour. Gilt lettering to spine. Slight bumping and small nick to spine and former owner's label to front endpaper, otherwise very good copy. DJ is price-clipped, with some edgewear and small tears to top and bottom of spine, otherweise good. HEAVY BOOK, additional postage will be requested for 1st class or overseas shipping.. Brown Boards . Very Good/Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$9.64

A Corner of a Foreign Field - The Illustrated Poetry of the First World War
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A Corner of a Foreign Field - The Illustrated Poetry of the First World War

By Fiona Waters (Ed)

Croxley Green, Hertfordshire: Transatlantic Press, 2010 Excellent collection of World War I poetry, set alongside black and white photographs from the archives of the Daily Mail. 192pp. Gilt lettering to spine. Slight rubbing to base of spine, otherwise very good copy with no marks or inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has price sticker to front panel and minimal shelfwear, otherwise very good.. Second Edition. Brown Cloth Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 6.75" Square.

$7.72

No Longer Wings to Fly
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No Longer Wings to Fly

By James Kinross

London: Hamish Hamilton, 1949 Personal account of a Second World War officer's return to England after being held in a POW camp in Germany, his diagnosis with tuberculosis and his long recovery. 253pp. Gilt lettering to spine. Some bumping to spine and corners, spine faded and foxing to edges, otherwise good reading copy.. First Edition. Blue Cloth Boards. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$38.58

D-Day Bombers: The Veterans' Story
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D-Day Bombers: The Veterans' Story

By Stephen Darlow

London: Bounty Books, 2007 'RAF Bomber Command and the US Eighth Air Force Support to the Normandy Invasion 1944'. 288pp with index, illustrated with 20 pages of black and white photographs plus maps to the text. Slight bumping to spine and sunning to lower edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has slight surface and edge wear, otherwise very good.. First Thus. Illustrated Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$7.07

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