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EXPLORERS CLUB TALES True Stories of Exploration Research and Adventure as Told at The Explorers Club by Men of Daring Achievment, AMENDSEN , Roald , GRANGER , Walter , WILLIAMSON , Ernest & 27 other Contributors
1 AMENDSEN , Roald , GRANGER , Walter , WILLIAMSON , Ernest & 27 other Contributors EXPLORERS CLUB TALES True Stories of Exploration Research and Adventure as Told at The Explorers Club by Men of Daring Achievment
London George G Harrap & Co Ltd 1937 1st Edition Hard Back Good - Book 220x140mm Approx 
H/b Read Only Copy, 1st ed.1937. sound binding, no inscsp.med fox tan , well illustrated 30 b/w plates to accompany the 30 True tales by various contributors.Stefansson by Roald Amundsen , Walter Granger , Walter Williamson etc . on land on sea , many distant lands. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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UNSCATHED Escape from Sierra Leone , Factual Eye Witness account, ASHBY, Philip , Major , Queens  Gallantry Medal [  Royal Marines ]
2 ASHBY, Philip , Major , Queens Gallantry Medal [ Royal Marines ] UNSCATHED Escape from Sierra Leone , Factual Eye Witness account
London Macmillan Publishers Limited 2002 0333989201 / 9780333989203 1st Edition Hard Back Fine Fine Book 240x160mm Approx 
H/b Dust Jacket both FINE.Escape from Sierra Leone , Factual Eye Witness account of Major Philip Ashby Awarded Queen's Gallantry Medal , Royal Marines.-True War Escape story of bravery & survival. leading his men to freedom from rebel forces through a hostile African jungle. illustrated Colour & b/w plates.( black board gilt titles to book No inscsp, tight binding, no notable defects] D/J not price clipped [16.99 2002] no tears, no spine fade ,no notable defects. PLS See our image 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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THE KNIGHT and CHIVALRY, BARBER , Richaed , Award Winning Author
3 BARBER , Richaed , Award Winning Author THE KNIGHT and CHIVALRY
Ipswich BOYDELL PRESS Ltd 1974 0851150411 / 9780851150413 2nd Edition Hard Back VG Good Book 200x 130mm Approx 
H/b+D/j VG/Gd.400pp.1974. illustrated 8 colour plates & 39 B/w all important works of Art & history. Giving equal weight to both to the world of reality & imagination; involving both history & literature. " wIth a stle & subject matter that make the book attractive to the general reader; t willl also be an important work for Literary Scholars & Historians.[ 14th/15th c. Medieval History Lyric poetry allegories Romance & heroics] black cloth gilt titles, tight binding , No inscsp.,paper browned] Dust Jacket not price clipped, bit grubby to rear; also fox tanned.edgewear of light creases, colour rub/loss. now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover .Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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SIR RICHARD WHITTINGTON Lord Mayor of London, BESANT, Walter , RICE , James ,
4 BESANT, Walter , RICE , James , SIR RICHARD WHITTINGTON Lord Mayor of London
London CHATTO & WINDUS 1894 Hard Back Good Book 220 x135mm Approx 
Brown Buckram with gilt titles to spine and gilt crest to front board. Dark Blue end papers, 222pp + 32pp publisher's catalogue for Feb 1894 to rear. Frontis plate with tissue guard New edition of a work substantially written by James Rice but incomplete at the time of his death and brought to press by Walter Besant, himself a respected writter and student of London's history. The story of Dick Whittington was largely rescued from legend, fleshed out and authenticated by the researches of Samuel Lysons who also proved the antiquity of the "Cat" story. The present work has much on the City of London and its' Charters, Companies and Guilds in the middle ages as well as numerous appendicies. The copy offered for sale also has articles simpathetically incorporated in the book by a previous owner including a picture of Whittington's house in Swithin's Passage , Moor-Lane a cutting from a periodical, obituary for Rev Prebendary Whittington Nov 1900 tipped in and other items loosely laid in. Good (Book- no jacket. Boards - a little faded and shelf worn but sound with general shelf soiling.Light foxing to prelims incl. tissue guard and title page. Paper of book block lightly tanned. Binding sound with no cracks to end papers. No previous owner name insc. nor annotations). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
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SHADRACH MINKINS From Fugitive Slave to Citizen  FACTUAL, COLLISON , GARY
5 COLLISON , GARY SHADRACH MINKINS From Fugitive Slave to Citizen FACTUAL
CAMBRIDGE HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS 1997 0674802985 / 9780674802988 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 240x160mm Approx 
Hard Cover , Dust Jacket , Fine/Fine , 1st edition , illustrated , 249pps , [ Slavery / History 1850's ] Blue paper boards with black cloth quarter binding , illus with 19 mono illus - On 15th Feb 1851 Shadrach Minkins was serving breakfast at a coffee house in Boston when he was arrested and became the first runaway slave under the 1850 Fugitive Slave Law to be aprehended. The book offers a rare and engrossing picture of the life of an ordinary black man in nineteenth century North America. Book as new , no inscsp , D/j not price clipped 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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BLITZKRIEG from the Rise of Hitler to the fall of Dunkirk , FACTUAL, DEIGHTON , LEN
6 DEIGHTON , LEN BLITZKRIEG from the Rise of Hitler to the fall of Dunkirk , FACTUAL
London JONATHAN CAPE 1979 0224016482 / 9780224016483 1st Edition Hard Back Near Fine VG Book 220x145 mm Approx 
Near FINE H/b in VG D/j.1st ed. illustrated 20 Maps+ 59 B/w photo: plates+2 Tables+23 Figures.Black boards with gilt lettering to spine. 319pp. Historian A J P Taylor applauded author Len Deighton on this Factual- account of the Rise and fall of Hitler.( book- no previous owner name or inscp .no notable defect ] Dust Jacket not price clipped , faded spine, minor laminate crease to front edge. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 5.95 GBP
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MEN of OTHER PLANETS Factual, HEUER , Kenneth , SMILEY , C H , Chairman Depmt.Astronomy
7 HEUER , Kenneth , SMILEY , C H , Chairman Depmt.Astronomy MEN of OTHER PLANETS Factual
London VICTOR GOLLANCZ 1951 Hard Back Poor+ Poor Book 225x140mm Approx. Crane , R T 
H/b.A Read Only Copy. Lunarians / Mercurians / Venusians / Martians / Jovians / Comet-Men etc . by Kenneth Heuer with Intro; by the Chairman Depmt.Astronomy at Brown University .illustrated 28 b/w illus. by RT Crane. Futuristic speculations on the basis of scientific material to date.A Factual h/b penned with someflights of fantasy - imagination. [ bright,clean mid-blue cloth Gilt titles, Noi nscsp, no annotaion.sound binding, paper fox creamed, internally VG ] outer boards show 2x spine cloth splits-loss not effecting book interior.[ poor Dust Jacket as no spine or spine area. However the books' brief outline is to the inner flaps & rear; all these are present , 12/6 , to keep the cover intact - now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover .Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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A FRENCH AFFAIR  A British Family at Home in South Western France , Factual, KENYON , Michael
8 KENYON , Michael A FRENCH AFFAIR A British Family at Home in South Western France , Factual
New York St Martin's Press 1993 0312092954 / 9780312092955 1st Edition Thus Hard Back Fine Fine Book 215x145mm Approx. 
FINE/FINE.Ist ed thus - 1st US edition. A family affair told with humour - foreigners abroad and settling in to stay [Factual] book & Dust Jacket no notable defects , no inscp.not clipped, PLS See our image. 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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THE QUEST FOR TRUE TOLERANCE  Searching for a Tolerance That Does Not Make Society Sick, MCQUOID , STEPHEN , PhD
9 MCQUOID , STEPHEN , PhD THE QUEST FOR TRUE TOLERANCE Searching for a Tolerance That Does Not Make Society Sick
Leominster Day One Publications 2007 1846250811 / 9781846250811 1st Edition Paper Back Fine Book 210x145mm Approx 
Paper back , FINE book as new , 1st edition , 173pps , S Mcquoid PhD , the serious and casual reader will find much here to stimulate and inform , our contemporary society prides itself on its veneer of tolerance , Foreword , preface , biblio; , 8 chpts , backlash of history , christian alternative , the scientific realm , ethics , etc 
Price: 3.00 GBP
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ARTHUR and the LOST KINGDOMS  ,  Factual, MOFFAT , Alistair ,
10 MOFFAT , Alistair , ARTHUR and the LOST KINGDOMS , Factual
London Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1999 029764324x / 9780297643241 1st Edition Hard Copy Fine- Fine Book 240x160mm Approx 
Near FINE/FINE. Factual account.Scotsman A Moffat - Andrew's University.[ A History of Kelso etc].The author argues historians have been looking in the wrong places - and concludes the real Arthur was a Cavalry General - his conclusions are based on archaeology , Documents , analysis of ancient place names of rivers, hills & settlements.[History v. Folklore Myth Legends , archaeology Eildon Hill , Yarrow , Kelso , Roxburgh Castle , Trimontium , Ogham Script etc] it will shatter allexisting assumptions. illustrated 12 Colour plates, in line & 5 Maps+ Map to end papers Roman times. Biblio; Dust Jacket as new, not price clipped, 20, no spine fade.] purple cloth+gilt titles book also as new apart from an erased area to fep.still showing outlines.Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. 
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AN ENGLISHMAN in the RUSSIAN RANKS , Ten Months Fighting in Poland, MORSE , John
11 MORSE , John AN ENGLISHMAN in the RUSSIAN RANKS , Ten Months Fighting in Poland
London Duckworth & Co. 1916 Hard Back G Book 190x130mm Approx. 
WW1, 353pp.includes 16pp publisher adverts. 1st ed. thus. An eye-witness account by the Englishman John Morse who came to find himself in the Russian army - experiencing the ordinary Russian soldier at the heart of a war. [ navy boards red titles to book , sound copy , no inscsp ,fox tan to foredge. Exterior - bright titles but blue discolouration from fade/wear/fox showing as white dusting mainlt to rear - hence graded Read only copy. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
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TRIAL OF MRS M'LACHLAN , Notable Scottish Trials, ROUGHEAD, William [ Editor]
12 ROUGHEAD, William [ Editor] TRIAL OF MRS M'LACHLAN , Notable Scottish Trials
GLASGOW WILLIAM HODGE 1911 1st Edition Hard Back Very Good No Jacket Book 
Green cloth boards with gilt titles to spine and blind stamped publisher's device to front board. Frontis portrait plate + all other plates and fold out floor plan as called for. Published in the Notable Scottish Trials series this is the account of the trial of Jessie M'Lachlan for murder in Glasgow in 1862 and knowns as the Sandyford mystery as the crime was committed at 17 Sandyford Place Glasgow and the subsequent Inquiry in 1863 ordered by the House of Commons. VG (Book- a little light shelf wear and soiling, 50mm crack to front end paper at top but mull and binding sound. Light offset browning and sporadic foxing to end papers. No previous owner name or insc. No other notable defects). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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HITLER YOUTH , FACTUAL Eye-Witness Account of former German Hitler Youth Adolf Goers, SIEMSEN , Hans ,  former German Hitler Youth
13 SIEMSEN , Hans , former German Hitler Youth HITLER YOUTH , FACTUAL Eye-Witness Account of former German Hitler Youth Adolf Goers
London Lindsay Drummond Ltd 1940 1st Edition Paper Back Good Book 215x140mm Approx 
1st ed.P/b." The Sub-title for this book might be - A Faithful Record of four Years of Disillusionment , inflicted upon a German youth of Nazi Germany", his name is Adolf Goers and he lived in a Rhineland town.He was 18 when Hitler came to power. Covering a span of 4 years. [ includes some verses of songs sung "as soldiers of their country".- 279pp.English text. [ slate blue-grey P/b No inscsp. no annotation.A Sound copy, paper creamed] external covers some markings & foxing moreso to creased spine, covers becoming delicate & lifting away from book block top/tail spine with small loss, max to spine top. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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ELMER McCURDY  The Misadventures in Life and Afterlife of an American Outlaw Born 1880 , died 1911 , Buried 1977, SVENVOLD , Mark ,
14 SVENVOLD , Mark , ELMER McCURDY The Misadventures in Life and Afterlife of an American Outlaw Born 1880 , died 1911 , Buried 1977
New York Basic Books 2002 046508348x / 9780465083480 1st Edition Hard Back Near Fine Fine Book 215x145mm Approx. 
H/b+jacket NearFINE/FINE.Historically researched & well penned by M Svenvold.- the bizairre afterlife of E McCurdy where folk were charged a nickel a look at carnival sideshows.- also used as a prop in Films... Originally a plumber-cum-miner - then drifter - the outlaw.[ book & Dust Jacket as new however blank rear end-aper has been folded at some time hence is creas-lined] no inscsp. not clipped. PLS See our image - Pls note the paper wrinkles are deliberate by the publisher & are Not actual wrinkles. 
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HEROES OF THE GOODWIN SANDS Factual, TREANOR , Rev. Thomas Stanley , MA
15 TREANOR , Rev. Thomas Stanley , MA HEROES OF THE GOODWIN SANDS Factual
London The Religious Tract Society 1892 Hard Back Good Book 200x140 mm Approx 
H/b dated 1898.." For 14 yrs , as Missions to Seamen Chaplain for the Downs , the writer of the following chapters has seen much of the Deal boatmen"." each case is authenticated by names & dates".Lifeboat work. [ Auguste Hermann Francke/ Ganges/ Edina/ Frederick Carl/ Golden Island/ Sorrento SS/ Royal Arch/ Royal Arch/ Mandalay / Leda / D'artagnan/ Hedvig Sophia/ Ramsgate Lifeboat] Kent Coastline. Illustrated 24 B/w plates plus one B/w photo.Mid-blue, colour illustrated, boards with Gilt titles & pictures on both Spine & front panel.ink stamp of book seller to front paste down.Tissue-guard Frontis, 256pp. Heavy rubbing to cloth and mild shelf soiling. Rear end paper cracked- mull and tapes holding. Foxing to tissue guarded frontis mirrored to illustration and title page.PLS See our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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A COTSWOLD YEAR, WARREN , C HENRY
16 WARREN , C HENRY A COTSWOLD YEAR
London Geoffrey Bles 1937 Hardcover Good + Good+ Book 200x125mm Approx 
H/b+ D/J Both Good.1937., Country author CH W'arren'. 213pps. For, all country lovers. [ The Cotswolds , Severn Valley.[red cloth gilt titles, - ink inscsp., sound copy , med / heavy fox-tanned edges & paragraph margin plus end papers, slight lean to spine] Dust Jacket not price clipped , 7s 6d , some light edgwear stains. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
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SPOTS of TIME a Retrospect of the Years 1897 - 1920, WILLEY , Basil ,  Professor
17 WILLEY , Basil , Professor SPOTS of TIME a Retrospect of the Years 1897 - 1920
London Chatto & Windus Ltd 1965 1st Edition Hard Back Very Good Good Book 
VG H/b in Gd D/j, 1st ed.1st print.1965,Professor B Willey recalling the memorable events that highlights his true self between 1897 & 1920.His theme is what it felt like living through this time.[ in peace & in WW1]gilt titles to book, tight binding, No inscsp.very light fox tan to end papers only] Dust Jacket not price clipped, 30s , mild handling soiling to rear, small edgewear areas of col.rub/loss max top of spine area with a curved tear-line.Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
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THE ALICE BEHIND WONDERLAND, WINCHESTER , Simon , OBE
18 WINCHESTER , Simon , OBE THE ALICE BEHIND WONDERLAND
OXFORD / New York OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS 2011 0195396197 / 9780195396195 1st Edition Hard Back Fine Fine Book 215x145mm Approx. 
Slim FINE H/b in FINE D/j.1st ed.1858 cover photo Alice Liddell taken by Oxford Lecturer & early photographer Charles Dodgson.Researched from published writings, private dairies & photographic portraits Winchester gently exposes the development of Lewis Carroll in the making of his Alice.Well founded, witty & perceptive , his attention to detail never falters.110pp.[.No inscsp.not clipped] Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
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