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Image for The Cage: An Englishman in Vietnam

The Cage: An Englishman in Vietnam

By: Abraham, Tom

Price: £11.90

Publisher: Bantam Press: 2002

Edition: First edition-first printing

Seller ID: 5298

ISBN: 0593049683

Condition: Near fine


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 p... View more info

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London: The Biography

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: £42.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 2000

Edition: First UK edition-9th printing

Seller ID: 9262

ISBN: 1856197166

Condition: Fine


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... View more info

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London: The Biography

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: £52.50

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 2000

Edition: First UK edition-first printing

Seller ID: 10217

ISBN: 1856197166

Condition: Near fine


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 sh... View more info

Image for John Newton: From Disgrace to Amazing Grace (Signed)

John Newton: From Disgrace to Amazing Grace (Signed)

By: Aitken, Jonathan

Price: £59.00

Publisher: Continuum: 2007

Edition: First UK edition-first printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: 6504

ISBN: 0826493831

Condition: Fine


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,ind... View more info

Image for The Lady In The Tower: The Fall of Anne Boleyn (Queen of England Series)

The Lady In The Tower: The Fall of Anne Boleyn (Queen of England Series)

By: Alison Weir

Price: £19.80

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: 2009

Edition: First UK edition-2nd printing

Seller ID: 10078

ISBN: 0224063197

Condition: Very good


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 ... View more info

Image for The Pacific (the Official HBO/Sky TV Tie-in)

The Pacific (the Official HBO/Sky TV Tie-in)

By: Ambrose, Hugh

Price: £24.60

Publisher: Canongate Books: 2010

Edition: First paperback edition-first printing

Seller ID: 8218

ISBN: 1847678246

Condition: Near fine


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. View more info

Image for Hunting Eichmann Chasing Down the World's Most Notorious Nazi

Hunting Eichmann Chasing Down the World's Most Notorious Nazi

By: Bascomb, Neal

Price: £32.90

Publisher: Quercu: 2009

Edition: First UK edition-first printing

Seller ID: 10768

ISBN: 1847247385

Condition: Near fine


Near fine condition. Quercus, 2009. First UK edition-first printing (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1). Black hardback (silver lettering to the spine, two small nicks and dent on the edges of the cover) with Dj(small nicks and two creases on the edges of the Dj cover), both in near fine condition. Illustrated with b/w photos, map. Nice and clean pages as new with a small ink mark on the outer edges, light shelf wear on the Dj cover. 394pp including Notes, index. Price un-clipped. A ... View more info

Image for Until Death Do Us Part: My Struggle to Reclaim Columbia

Until Death Do Us Part: My Struggle to Reclaim Columbia

By: Betancourt, Ingrid

Price: £16.70

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2002

Edition: First UK edition-first printing

Seller ID: 3055

ISBN: 0297829637

Condition: Near fine


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... View more info

Image for As Good as God, as Clever as the Devil: The Impossible Life of Mary Benson

As Good as God, as Clever as the Devil: The Impossible Life of Mary Benson

By: Bolt, Rodney

Price: £32.50

Publisher: Atlantic Books: 2011

Edition: First edition-first printing

Seller ID: 6909

ISBN: 1843548615

Condition: Near fine


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 i... View more info

Image for Baroness Cox: A Voice for the Voiceless

Baroness Cox: A Voice for the Voiceless

By: Boyd, Andrew

Price: £23.80

Publisher: Lion Pub: 1998

Edition: First edition-first printing

Seller ID: 4361

ISBN: 0745937349

Condition: Near fine


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 ed... View more info

Image for Schindler's Legacy

Schindler's Legacy

By: Brecher, Elinor J.

Price: £15.90

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 1994

Edition: First UK Paperback edition-first printing

Seller ID: 2044

ISBN: 0340632291

Condition: Very good


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... View more info

Image for Ethel and Ernest: A True Story by Raymond Briggs

Ethel and Ernest: A True Story by Raymond Briggs

By: Briggs, Raymond

Price: £57.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: 1998

Edition: First UK edition-first printing

Seller ID: 9830

Condition: Near fine


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 co... View more info

Image for Hitler and Stalin: Parallel Lives

Hitler and Stalin: Parallel Lives

By: Bullock, Alan

Price: £32.50

Publisher: HarperCollins: 1991

Edition: First UK paperback edition-first printing

Seller ID: 9672

ISBN: 0002154943

Condition: Near fine


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,abbreviatio... View more info

Image for Alexander the Great: The Hunt for a New Past

Alexander the Great: The Hunt for a New Past

By: Cartledge, Paul

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 2004

Edition: First edition-2nd printing

Seller ID: 9134

ISBN: 1405032928

Condition: Near fine


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 persona... View more info

Image for Mao: The Unknown Story

Mao: The Unknown Story

By: Chang, Jung

Price: £20.90

Publisher: Ted Smart: 2005

Edition: First edition-first printing

Seller ID: 5163

ISBN: 0224071262

Condition: Fine


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 map... View more info

Image for And The Band Played On...

And The Band Played On...

By: Christopher Ward

Price: £20.50

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton: 2011

Edition: First UK edition-4th printing

Seller ID: 9375

ISBN: 1444739034

Condition: Near fine


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. View more info

Image for Winston Churchill Vol.2 - Young Statesman 1901 - 1914

Winston Churchill Vol.2 - Young Statesman 1901 - 1914

By: Churchill, Randolph S.

Price: £46.00

Publisher: Heinemann: 1967

Edition: First edition-first impression

Seller ID: 9387

Condition: Near fine


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.79... View more info

Image for The War of the Springing Tigers

The War of the Springing Tigers

By: Corr, Gerard H.

Price: £31.00

Publisher: Osprey: 1975

Edition: First UK edition-first impression

Seller ID: 6236

Condition: Good


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 it... View more info

Image for The Secret Executioners

The Secret Executioners

By: Danny Baz

Price: £13.80

Publisher: John Blake Publishing: 2009

Edition: First UK edition-first printing

Seller ID: 4687

ISBN: 1844547000

Condition: Fine


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. View more info

Image for Sharp End: A Canadian Soldier's Story

Sharp End: A Canadian Soldier's Story

By: Davis, James R.

Price: £56.00

Publisher: Douglas & Mcintyre: 1997

Edition: First Canadian edition-first printing

Seller ID: 7915

ISBN: 1550545884

Condition: Near fine


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. View more info