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The Cage: An Englishman in Vietnam, Abraham, Tom
1 Abraham, Tom The Cage: An Englishman in Vietnam
Bantam Press 2002 0593049683 / 9780593049686 First edition-first printing Hardcover Near fine Near fine Book 
Near fine condition.Bantam Press,2002.First edition-first printing(1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2).Black hardback(silver lettering to the spine,two small nicks on the edges of the cover) with Dj(a couple of small nicks and crease on the edges of the Dj cover),both in near fine condition.Illustrated inside the front and back cover,colour,b/w photos,map.Nice and clean pages with a small ink mark and light shelf wear on the outer edges,two small nicks and crease on the edges of the pages.Nice and clean book with light shelf wear inside the edges of the Dj cover.302pp including Glossary.Price un-clipped. 
Price: 11.90 GBP
 
 
London: The Biography, Ackroyd, Peter
2 Ackroyd, Peter London: The Biography
Chatto & Windus 2000 1856197166 / 9781856197168 First UK edition-9th printing Hardcover Fine Near fine Book 
Fine/Near fine.Chatto and Windus,2000.First UK edition-9th printing(10 9).Grey hardback(silver lettering to the spine,small nick and dent on the edges of the cover) in fine condition, with Dj(two small nicks and crease on the edges of the Dj cover) in near fine condition.Illustrated with colour,b/w photos,drawings,maps.Nice and clean pages as new, light shelf wear on the Dj cover.838pp including List of illustrations,chronology,an essay for sources,index.Price un-clipped.Heavy book (approx 1.6 Kg). 
Price: 42.00 GBP
 
 
London: The Biography, Ackroyd, Peter
3 Ackroyd, Peter London: The Biography
Chatto & Windus 2000 1856197166 / 9781856197168 First UK edition-first printing Hardcover Near fine Near fine Book 
Near fine condition.Chatto and Windus,2000.First UK edition-first printing(2 4 6 8 10 9 7 5 3 1).Grey hardback(silver lettering to the spine, two small nicks and dent on the edges of the cover and spine) with Dj(small nicks and creases on the edges of the Dj cover), both in near fine condition.Illustrated with colour,b/w photos,drawings,maps.Nice and clean pages with a very small mark and ink marks on the outer edges, two small creases on the edges of the pages, light shelf wear on the Dj cover. 838pp including List of illustrations,chronology,an essay for sources,index.Price un-clipped.First edition. Heavy book (approx 1.6 Kg). 
Price: 52.50 GBP
 
 
John Newton: From Disgrace to Amazing Grace (Signed), Aitken, Jonathan
4 Aitken, Jonathan John Newton: From Disgrace to Amazing Grace (Signed)
Continuum 2007 0826493831 / 9780826493835 First UK edition-first printing Hardcover Fine Fine Book Signed by the Author
Fine condition.Continuum,2007.First UK edition-first printing.The book is Signed by the Author with Best wishes on the front endpaper.Green hardback(gilt lettering to the spine) with Dj(a couple of small nicks,crease and scratch on the Dj cover),both in fine condition.Illustrated with b/w photos,drawings.Nice and clean pages with a small nick on the edges of the pages,light shelf wear on the Dj cover.323pp including Foreword by Philip Yancey,source notes,bibliography,index.A collectable first edition. 
Price: 59.00 GBP
 
 
The Lady In The Tower: The Fall of Anne Boleyn (Queen of England Series), Alison Weir
5 Alison Weir The Lady In The Tower: The Fall of Anne Boleyn (Queen of England Series)
Jonathan Cape 2009 0224063197 / 9780224063197 First UK edition-2nd printing Hardcover Very good Very good Book 
VGC plus.Jonathan Cape,2009.First UK edition-2nd printing (2 4 6 8 10 9 7 5 3).Black hardback(gilt lettering to the spine) with Dj(a couple of small nicks and crease on the edges of the Dj cover), both in VGC plus.Illustrated inside the front and back cover,colour,b/w photos,drawings.Nice and clean pages but slightly tainted on the outer edges, a couple of small nicks and ink mark on the edges of the pages. 422pp including List of illustrations,appendix:Legends,notes on some of the sources,select bibliography,notes on references,genealogical tables,index.Price un-clipped.Heavy book. 
Price: 19.80 GBP
 
 
The Pacific (the Official HBO/Sky TV Tie-in), Ambrose, Hugh
6 Ambrose, Hugh The Pacific (the Official HBO/Sky TV Tie-in)
Canongate Books 2010 1847678246 / 9781847678249 First paperback edition-first printing Paperback Near fine Book 
Near fine condition.Canongate,2010.First paperback edition-first printing.Large format paperback(two creases and small nicks on the edges of the cover and spine) in near fine condition.Illustrated with b/a photos,maps.Nice and clean pages as new with ink mark and mark on the outer edges.Nice and clean book.500pp including Endnotes.Heavy book. 
Price: 24.60 GBP
 
 
Until Death Do Us Part: My Struggle to Reclaim Columbia, Betancourt, Ingrid
7 Betancourt, Ingrid Until Death Do Us Part: My Struggle to Reclaim Columbia
Weidenfeld & Nicolson 2002 0297829637 / 9780297829638 First UK edition-first printing Hardcover Near fine Near fine Book 
Near fine condition.Weidenfeld & Nicolson,2002.First UK edition-first printing.Translation by Steven Rendall.Blue hardback(silver lettering to the spine,small nick on the edge of the cover)with Dj(a couple of creases,nicks and scratch on the edges of the Dj cover),both in near fine condition.Illustrated with b/w maps inside the front and back cover,b/w photos.Nice and clean pages as new with a small nick and ink mark on the outer edges,owner's name written on the edge of the first page of the book,small nick on the edge of the pages.Nice and clean book.228pp.Price un-clipped. 
Price: 16.70 GBP
 
 
As Good as God, as Clever as the Devil: The Impossible Life of Mary Benson, Bolt, Rodney
8 Bolt, Rodney As Good as God, as Clever as the Devil: The Impossible Life of Mary Benson
Atlantic Books 2011 1843548615 / 9781843548614 First edition-first printing Hardcover Near fine Near fine Book 
Near fine condition.Atlantic Books,2011.First edition-first printing(1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9).Red hardback(black lettering to the spine,small nick on the edge of the cover) with Dj(a couple of creases and small nicks on the edges of the Dj cover),both in near fine condition.Illustrated with b/w photos.Nice and clean pages as new but with a couple of small creases on the edges of the pages,small pencil mark impression on the edge of the half-title page.373pp including List of illustrations,family tree,notes,select bibliography,index.Price un-clipped.A collectable first edition.Heavy book. 
Price: 32.50 GBP
 
 
Baroness Cox: A Voice for the Voiceless, Boyd, Andrew
9 Boyd, Andrew Baroness Cox: A Voice for the Voiceless
Lion Pub 1998 0745937349 / 9780745937342 First edition-first printing Hardcover Near fine Near fine Book 
Near fine condition.Lion Publishing,1998.First edition-first printing(10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0).Cream hardback(gilt lettering to the spine,two small dents on the edges of the cover) with Dj(a couple of scratches,nicks and crease on the Dj cover),both in near fine condition.Illustrated with b/w photos,maps.Nice and clean pages with a couple ink marks and small mark on the outer edges,two small nicks and crease on the edges of the pages,small pencil mark impression on the edge of the first blank page of the book.Nice and clean book with light shelf wear.447pp including Foreword,list of illustrations,appendix,index.Price un-clipped.A collectable first edition.Heavy book. 
Price: 23.80 GBP
 
 
Schindler's Legacy, Brecher, Elinor J.
10 Brecher, Elinor J. Schindler's Legacy
Hodder & Stoughton 1994 0340632291 / 9780340632291 First UK Paperback edition-first printing Paperback Very good Book 
VGC.Hodder Stoughton,1994.First UK Paperback edition-first printing(10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1).Large format paperback(a couple of creases,scratches and nick on the edges of the cover and spine) in VGC.Illustrated with many b/w photos.Nice and clean pages with two marks and ink mark on the outer edges,a couple of creases on the edges of the pages.The book is in VGC except for the two marks on the outer edge of the pages.Foreword by Thomas Keneally.473pp including Author's note,introduction.Note:This is very heavy book(approx. 1.3 kg).

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Product Description: The true life account of how the people on Schindler's list continued their lives after the Holocaust. It tells the stories of 75 of the Polish Jews saved from death by Oskar Schindler. They recount their war-time experiences, their attempts to rebuild their lives and their reunions with Schindler many years later. 
Price: 15.90 GBP
 
 
Ethel and Ernest: A True Story by Raymond Briggs, Briggs, Raymond
11 Briggs, Raymond Ethel and Ernest: A True Story by Raymond Briggs
Jonathan Cape 1998 First UK edition-first printing Hardcover Near fine Near fine Book 
Near fine condition.Jonathan Cape,1998.First UK edition-first printing(1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2).Brown hardback(gilt lettering to the spine,two small nicks on the cover) with Dj(very small tear on the edges of the back Dj cover, small nicks and crease on the edges of the Dj cover), both in near fine condition.Illustrated with colour, b/w drawings.Nice and clean pages as new but with previous owner's written inscription inside the front endpaper, light shelf wear on the Dj cover.104pp.Price un-clipped.A collectable first edition. 
Price: 57.00 GBP
 
 
Hitler and Stalin: Parallel Lives, Bullock, Alan
12 Bullock, Alan Hitler and Stalin: Parallel Lives
HarperCollins 1991 0002154943 / 9780002154949 First UK paperback edition-first printing Hardcover Near fine Near fine Book 
Near fine condition.HarperCollins,1991. First UK paperback edition-first printing(9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1).Paperback (a couple of small nicks,crease and dent on the edges of the cover and spine) in near fine condition.Illustrated with b/w photos,maps.Nice and clean pages with small ink marks and nick on the outer edges,a couple of creases on the edges of the pages. Nice and clean book.1102pp including List of illustrations,list of maps,appendices,notes,bibliography,abbreviations and glossary,index.Price un-clipped.Note: This is very heavy book(approx 2 Kg plus).A collectable first edition-first printing. 
Price: 32.50 GBP
 
 
Alexander the Great: The Hunt for a New Past, Cartledge, Paul
13 Cartledge, Paul Alexander the Great: The Hunt for a New Past
Macmillan 2004 1405032928 / 9781405032926 First edition-2nd printing Hardcover Near fine Near fine Book 
Near fine condition.Macmillan,2004.First edition-2nd printing(9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2).Tan hardback(gilt lettering to the spine) with Dj(two small nicks and crease on the edges of the Dj cover), both in near fine condition.Illustrated with colour photos,b/w drawings,maps.Nice and clean pages but with a small written inscription on the edges of the half-title page,light shelf wear on the Dj cover.359pp including Timeline,appendix,table of achaemenid persian kings,dramatis personae,glossary,bibliography,index.Price un-clipped. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Mao: The Unknown Story, Chang, Jung
14 Chang, Jung Mao: The Unknown Story
Ted Smart 2005 0224071262 / 9780224071260 First edition-first printing Hardcover Fine Near fine Book 
Fine/Near fine.Ted Smart,2005.First edition-first printing(2 4 6 8 10 9 7 5 3 1).Pictorial hardback(small nick on the cover) in fine condition,with Dj(a couple of small creases,nicks and scratches on the edges of the Dj cover) in near fine condition.Illustrated with b/w photos,maps.Nice and clean pages as new with a couple of small creases on the edges of the pages.Nice and clean book with light shelf wear on the Dj cover.825pp including List of illustrations,list of maps,list of abbreviations in text,note about spelling in text,list of interviewees,archives consulted,notes,bibliography of Chinese-language sources,bibliography of Non-Chinese-language sources,index.Price un-clipped.Heavy book(approx 1.3 Kg). 
Price: 20.90 GBP
 
 
And The Band Played On..., Christopher Ward
15 Christopher Ward And The Band Played On...
Hodder and Stoughton 2011 1444739034 / 9781444739039 First UK edition-4th printing Hardcover Near fine Near fine Book 
Near fine condition.Hodder and Stoughton,2011.First UK edition-4th printing(4).Red hardback(gilt lettering to the spine) with Dj(small nick and crease on the edges of the Dj cover),both in near fine condition.Illustrated with b/w photos.Nice and clean pages as new with two small creases on the edges of the pages.281pp including Bibliography.Price un-clipped. 
Price: 20.50 GBP
 
 
Winston Churchill Vol.2 - Young Statesman 1901 - 1914, Churchill, Randolph S.
16 Churchill, Randolph S. Winston Churchill Vol.2 - Young Statesman 1901 - 1914
Heinemann 1967 First edition-first impression Hardcover Near fine Good Book 
Near fine/GC plus.Heinemann,1967.First edition-first impression.Volume II.Red hardback(gilt lettering to the spine,two small nicks on the edges of the cover and spine) in near fine condition, with green Dj(colour marks inside the edges of the Dj cover,three tears and small nicks on the edges of the Dj cover) in GC plus.Illustrated with b/w photos,maps.Nice and clean pages with a small ink mark on the outer edges.Nice and clean book with some shelf wear on the Dj cover.797pp including list of illustrations,short biographies and index.Price un-clipped.A collectable first edition.Heavy book(approx 1.5 Kg). 
Price: 46.00 GBP
 
 
The War of the Springing Tigers, Corr, Gerard H.
17 Corr, Gerard H. The War of the Springing Tigers
Osprey 1975 First UK edition-first impression Hardcover Good No Dj Book 
GC.Osprey,1975.First UK edition-first impression.Cream hardback(some foxing marks,marks,ink marks,dents and discoloured on the cover and spine,gilt lettering to the spine) in good condition, no Dj cover.Illustrated with a b/w plate,maps.Clean pages but with foxing marks,aged and tainted on the outer edges,a couple of small foxing marks and nicks on the edges of the pages,small pencil mark impression on the edge of the first blank page of the book.The book is in GC for its age with light shelf wear.203pp including Appendices A to E,notes,bibliography,index.A collectable first edition. 
Price: 31.00 GBP
 
 
18 Danny Baz The Secret Executioners
John Blake Publishing 2009 1844547000 / 9781844547005 First UK edition-first printing Hardcover Fine Near fine Book 
Fine/Near fine.John Blake,2009.First UK hardback edition-first printing(1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2).Red hardback(silver lettering to the spine) in fine condition, with Dj(a couple of small scratches and nicks on the edges of the Dj cover) in near fine condition.The book is new but with light shelf wear.262pp.Price un-clipped. 
Price: 13.80 GBP
 
 
Sharp End: A Canadian Soldier's Story, Davis, James R.
19 Davis, James R. Sharp End: A Canadian Soldier's Story
Douglas & Mcintyre 1997 1550545884 / 9781550545883 First Canadian edition-first printing Hardcover Near fine Near fine Book 
Near fine condition.Douglas & Mcintyre,1997.First Canadian edition-first printing(5 4 3 2 1).Black hardback(gilt lettering to the spine) with Dj(a couple of small nicks and crease on the edges of the Dj cover),both in near fine condition.Illustrated with b/w photos,maps.Nice and clean pages with a small nick on the outer edges,two small creases on the edges of the apges.Nice and clean book.278pp including Glossary,foreword.A collectable first edition. 
Price: 56.00 GBP
 
 
William Shakespeare, The Wars of the Roses and the Historians, Dockray, Keith
20 Dockray, Keith William Shakespeare, The Wars of the Roses and the Historians
Fonthill Media 2016 1781554153 / 9781781554159 First edition-first impression of this new edition Paperback New Book 
Mint condition.Fonthill Media,2016.First edition-first impression of this new edition.Paperback in mint condition.The book is new.190pp including Family tree,bibliography. 
Price: 29.00 GBP
 
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