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The Road Past Mandalay - a Personal Narrative
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The Road Past Mandalay - a Personal Narrative

By John Masters

London: Michael Joseph, 1961. Second volume of hjis autobiography, by the former soldier and novelist, dealing mainly with the Burma campaign in World War II. 343pp, illustrated with black and white drawings to the chapter heads and 8 pages of black and white photographs. Gilt drawing to front board, gilt lettering to spine. Slight bumping to spine and edges and minor marking to top edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped 'Book Society Choice' DJ has some edgewear and marking, otherwise good.. First Edition. Green Cloth Boards. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$5.91

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.

$15.76

The Escaping Club
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The Escaping Club

By A J Evans (Major)

Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltd, 1939. Account of the author's escapes from captivity in Germany and Palestine after the engine of his plane failed over enemy lines in 1916. 248pp plus publisher's list to rear. Minor rubbing to spine, edges darkened, slight spotting to cover and name stamped to half-title page, otherwise good copy. Penguin DJ has original 6d price to flyleaf, darkening and hole to spine and split to front flyleaf, otherwise fair.. First Thus. Soft Cover. Good/Fair. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$7.88

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.

$7.88

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.

$15.76

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.

$5.91

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.

$5.52

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.

$5.12

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.

$19.70

Inside the Third Reich - Memoirs By Albert Speer
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Inside the Third Reich - Memoirs By Albert Speer

By Albert Speer

New York: The Macmillan Company, 1970. Unique memoir of a member of Hitler's inner circle, translated from the German by Richard and Clara Winston. Introduction by Eugene Davidson. 596pp with index, illustrated with 48 pages of black and white photographs. Gilt lettering to spine. Slight marking to boards and edges and spine a little slanted, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has edgewear and internal repairs, otherwise good. HEAVY BOOK, extra postage required for 1st class/overseas shipping.. Second Printing. Black Cloth Boards. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.76

The Himmler Brothers - A German Family History
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The Himmler Brothers - A German Family History

By Katrin Himmler

London: Macmillan, 2007. Important family memoir by the great niece of Heinrich Himmler which provides new information on his background. Translated by Michael Mitchell. 332pp, illustrated with 24 pages of black and white photographs. Gilt lettering to spine. Minimal bumping to spine, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJK has some edgewear and marking, otherwise very good.. First Edition. Green Cloth Boards. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$5.91

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.

$5.12

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.

$6.30

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.

$11.82

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.

$7.88

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.

$5.91

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.

$4.73

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.

$23.64

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.

$4.33

Odette Churchill  (In Her Own Time)
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Odette Churchill (In Her Own Time)

By Catharine Sanders

London: Hamish Hamilton Children's Books, 1989. Biography in the 'In Her Own Time' Series for children, about one of the few female agents to survive the Second World War. 64pp, illustrated with black and white drawings, maps and photographs. Minor surface marking to boards, otherwise very good copy with no marks or inscriptions.. First Edition. Illustrated Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 8.5" Tall x 6.5" Wide.

$11.82

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