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PUNCH or the London Charivari  VOLUME 90 , Punch Annual 1886, -----..............
1 -----.............. PUNCH or the London Charivari VOLUME 90 , Punch Annual 1886
LONDON Published at the Office Fleet Street 1886 1st Edition Hard Back Good Book 280x215mm Approx 
Dated 1886. PUNCH or the London Charivarl VOLUME 90.[ published by the Fleet Street Office] iii June 1886, Page one January 2, 1886 - through to December..illustrated all pages 312pp.Victorian newspaper humour of the Government & Politics,history[ social history] of the mid-19th century.[ Bright Navy blind-embossed boards with bright gilt motif of Punch kicking [ a ball] the Globe.spine dulled evenly to matt navy with clear gilt illus [ Puch/books top - Dog base] & date 1886.small area light stainng to front endpaper base only.light fox spotting 1st/last few pages, med tan foredge.All pages soundly bound however rear endpapercrease now exposed.No inscsps.5mm soft areas to top/tail spine completely worn away,10x8mm loss to rear mid-spine +20x15mm loss spine base area.Edgewear rub to cardboardall corners, edgwear colour rub/fade/loss to spine crease lines. Very large, heavy volume unfortunately will incur extra postage for oversea order. PLS see our image. 
Price: 29.95 GBP
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PUNCH or the London Charivari  VOLUME CXXX11 [ Vol 132 ] Punch Annual 1907, -----..............
2 -----.............. PUNCH or the London Charivari VOLUME CXXX11 [ Vol 132 ] Punch Annual 1907
LONDON Published at the Office Bouverie Street 1907 1st Edition Thus Hard Back Good Book 280x230mm Approx 
Dated 1907. PUNCH or the London Charivarl VOLUME cxxxii [ vol 132 ][ published by the Bouverie Street Office] January to June 26,1907, Initial 10 pages of Punch Almanack for 1907 followed by 466pp..illustrated all pages .Victorian newspaper humour of the Government & Politics, history[ social history] of the ending of 19th century - begining of the 20th century..[ Maroon boards with bright gilt motif of Mr Punch encircled within decorative black line design, spine dulled evenly to mid-red with clear gilt illus [ Puch/books top - Dog base] & date 1907 June. Gilt all foredge..All pages soundly bound however rear endpapercrease now exposed.No inscsps.2-3mm soft areas to top/tail spine completely worn away,10mm top layer top spine.small crease-line to rear mid-spine +2mm loss spine base area.Wear to cloth at extremities with corners of boards exposed.[ heavy volume which will attract additional charge for overseas orders.] Other Vols available PLS see our image. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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THE NEW SPIES EXPLORING THE FRONTIERS OF ESPIONAGE, ADAMS , James , Lecturer US Army & British Special Branch
3 ADAMS , James , Lecturer US Army & British Special Branch THE NEW SPIES EXPLORING THE FRONTIERS OF ESPIONAGE
London HUTCHINSON 1994 0091740630 / 9780091740634 1st Edition Hard Back VG + VG+ Book 240x156 mm Approx 
H/b+jacket VG+/VG+.1st ed..Two of his books now considered Standard works on International Terriorism & Covert warfare. An extraordinary book that explodes many myrths.380pp. By ex Defence correspondent now Lecturer US Army Defence Intelligence, Special Branch - author of Unnatural Alliance / Financing of Terror etc.- covered the Cold War and the new order struggle gave him unique access to the intelligent community. Hellectures US Army & British Special Branch.Two of his books now considered Standard works on International Terriorism & Covert warfare.[ book - no inscsp, tight binding,minor corner creasing ] Dust Jacket not price clipped, 17.99, mirrors the minor corner creasing PLS See our image 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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CONFRONTING THE COLOUR LINE The Broken promise of the Civil Rights Movement in Chicago, ANDERSON , Alan B , PICKERING , George W ,
4 ANDERSON , Alan B , PICKERING , George W , CONFRONTING THE COLOUR LINE The Broken promise of the Civil Rights Movement in Chicago
Athens, Georgia, / London The UNIVERSITY of GEORGIA Press 1986 0820308439 / 9780820308432 1st Edition Paper Back Good Book 235x150mm Approx 
Larger format P/b 1986 1st ed.University of Georgia Press.The Broken promise of the Civil Rights Movement in Chicago. 515pp. illustrated 29 b/w plates.A Anderson & G Pickering.[CCO Chicago Freedom Movement] Intro with How this book is organised & Why , Maps, Abbrevs; ackns; set in 3 parts; - The Making of an Issue / The Pursuit of the Issue / The Deepening of the Issue.[ pink/grey P/b Reference/Learning reading copy as numerous [say 1/4 of book] ink line annotaion to the margins.Tight binding, Clean copy.mild edgewear, light crease & top cover lift. PLS See our image 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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5 ANDERSON , M S , International History Reader- University London PETER THE GREAT
London The Historical Association 1969 1st Edition Paper Back VG Book 215x140mm Approx 
Paper Back slim Good+, Historical Association Pamphlet no 118 , 20pp. CM MacInnes MA Reader in Imperial History , Bristol University.Address held in Bristol April 1940 - Revised September 1940. [ tight binding but staples rusty , no inscsp / annotaion , paper lightly tanned , covers also lightly tanned edgewear , 1s.1d. 
Price: 2.00 GBP
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THIS ENGLAND 1940 - 1946, BARSLEY , Michael , BENTLEY , Nicolas ,
6 BARSLEY , Michael , BENTLEY , Nicolas , THIS ENGLAND 1940 - 1946
London New statesman and Nation 1946 1st Edition Paper Back Good Book 215x140mm Approx Bentley , Nicolas , 
P/b.1st ed.1946. Humour illustrated by artist Nicolas Bentley.Selections by M Barsley to show the British character in time of war; attitude, foibles & follies.[ sound binding on rusted staples, book block VG throughout] 2/- covers appear weary due to paper turning, fox tanning. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 3.00 GBP
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BOOTHBY  Recollections of a Rebel, BOOTHBY , Lord
7 BOOTHBY , Lord BOOTHBY Recollections of a Rebel
London Hutchinson 1978 0091348307 / 9780091348304 1st Edition Hard Back VG+ VG+ Book 240x160mm Approx Signed by Author(s)
SIGNED Copy.H/b+D/j.VG+/VG+.1st ed. Lord Boothby's Memoirs.[Battle of Jutland / European Movement 1950 ] , index , 16 chpts set in 3 Interludes of Churchill , Lloyd George and Musicians & Writers [ includes fascinating material about the personalities involved with The Brains Trust , Free Speech , Face to Face and Any Questions etc.,illustrated 16 b/w plates & 1 Colour Frontis + 2 Letters reproduced in the text from TE Shaw & W Somerset Maugham Estate , Prologue , Epilogue , 2 Appendices.272pp.[ navy cloth + gilt lettering ink Signed & dated by the author only, minor shelf wear.o/w no notable defects ] col photo illus Dust Jacket price clipped , 2 light line markings to spine o/w no notable defects. now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover .Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. 
Price: 27.00 GBP
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JUDGE FOR YOURSELF, BRISTOW, Sir Peter , Queen's Bench Judge
8 BRISTOW, Sir Peter , Queen's Bench Judge JUDGE FOR YOURSELF
London WILLIAM KIMBER 1986 0718306163 / 9780718306168 1st Edition Hard Back VG+ VG Book 240 x 155mm Approx Inscribed By Author on Front Free Endpaper.
SIGNED Copy , H/b+D/j.VG+/VG.1st ed. 236pp. 23 b/w photo; plates.. Memoirs of Queens Bench Judge Sir Peter Bristow in which he recalls some of his early cases at the Bar, his six years in the RAF and what those experiences taught him. 236pp. 23 b/w photo; plates..[mid brown boards+ gilt titles, no notable defects, Signed with inscsp. by the author, no other inscsp, ink inscribed ffep "For ---- and ------ to remind you of some of the more printable stories- with warmest affection Peter 26 March '87 ".] Dust Jacket not price clipped, minor edgwear, sunned titles [ red to pink]Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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CONSERVATIVE SOCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL REFORM 1800 TO 1945, CHARLES E. BELLAIRS
9 CHARLES E. BELLAIRS CONSERVATIVE SOCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL REFORM 1800 TO 1945
LONDON CONSERVATIVE POLITICAL CENTRE 1947 1st Edition Soft cover Good Book 
Illustrated card wraps, staplebound, 215 x 140 mm approx. 64pp. Published to mark the centenary of the "Ten Hours Act" of 1847 the booklet is a record of the work of the Conservative Party in the improvement of conditions of life and labour in Britain. Good (Booklet- A little general wear and soiling to covers. 2/- , Previous owner name and date in ink to title page. Paper of book block a little tanned and staples a little rusty with no annotations. (a few errased). Binding sound). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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INTO BATTLE , War Speeches By the Right Hon Winston S Churchill CH , MP., CHURCHILL , WINSTON S , CH MP., CHURCHILL , Randolph S, MP [ Compiled By ]
10 CHURCHILL , WINSTON S , CH MP., CHURCHILL , Randolph S, MP [ Compiled By ] INTO BATTLE , War Speeches By the Right Hon Winston S Churchill CH , MP.
London CASSELL & Co Ltd 1943 Hard Back VG Poor+ Book 220x145 mm Approx 
H/b+D/j.,VG /Poor+. 10th ed.1943.Book Society Choice.Compiled by Randolph S Churchill.MP.[ Rt Hon WS Churchill CH MP. .- book begins with Eire Bil in House of Commons 1938.[ Military history] Government & war politics. [blue cloth+gilt titles to book -wartime paper has med-light fox spotting to 2x foredge only.No inscsp., tight binding] red/black col Dust Jacket not price clipped, 12s 6d, once white rear bit grubby now, edgewear numerous chips/line-tears with associated crease-lines,small losses max 10x10mm top spine.Even spine fade to salmon, mottled/dusting colour rub/fade.now in clear proprietary protective cover, PLS see our image. 
Price: 5.95 GBP
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BRAM FISCHER Afrikaner Revolutionary, CLINGMAN , Stephen
11 CLINGMAN , Stephen BRAM FISCHER Afrikaner Revolutionary
Africa/ USA David Philip Publishers / University of Massachusetts Press 1998 1st Edition Hard Back VG+ VG+ Book 240x155mm Approx. 
H/b+jkt.1st ed.VG+/VG+.Biography shows how miracle of South Afric'a trnasition to democracy was deeply connected to the legacy of Bram Fischer - in 1964 he led the defence of Nelson Mandela in Rivonia Trial - imprisoned for life himself in 1966.[a Afrikaner Revolutionary against apartheid] author S Clingman is Chair of English Depmt. at University of Massachusetts.500pp.both book & Dust Jacket near Fine - minor bump top/frnt corner.[NB. Extra postage will be required for overseas] PLS See our image. 
Price: 18.50 GBP
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Liberalism in Ninteenth -Century Europe, Collins, Irene. Lecturer in History, University of Liverpool.
12 Collins, Irene. Lecturer in History, University of Liverpool. Liberalism in Ninteenth -Century Europe
London Routledge and Kegan Paul for The Historical Association 1957 1st Edition Soft cover Good Book 
Stapled Paper Wraps,215x140mm approx. 26pp. Booklet G.34 of the Historical Association. Good Light general shelf rubbing and liquid splash to front cover which has leached through leaving a lesser stain to title page. A couple of light foxing spots. No other notable defects. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. We are pleased to be able to offer the option of card payment at our website where additional images of the item may also be available. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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IRELAND SINCE THE RISING  1916 Easter Rising, COOGAN , TIMOTHY PATRICK
13 COOGAN , TIMOTHY PATRICK IRELAND SINCE THE RISING 1916 Easter Rising
London Pall Mall Press 1966 1st Edition Hard Back Fine G Book 240x160mm Approx 
H/b Dust Jacket FINE/Good.1st ed.b/w illustrated. Irish History [1916 - 1966] TP Coogan's most outstanding achievment; here is the critical appraisal of the 4 aspects of modern Ireland - Catholicism , Gaelic Movement , IRA & the North. Ackns; Intro; 12 chpts , Envoi , Appendices , select biblio , index [ bright green cloth bright gilt lettering to book - fine , no inscsp.] photo illus D/j not price clipped , 42s, slightly grubby to white rear from handling , light edgwear col loss/rubbing , 1-2mm loss all corners - now in clear proprietary protective cover. PLS see our image. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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PAGANS AND POLITICIANS, CROWDER , MICHAEL
14 CROWDER , MICHAEL PAGANS AND POLITICIANS
LONDON HUTCHINSON 1959 1st Edition Hard Back VG VG Book 220x145 mm Approx 
Hard Cover 1st edition , Dust Jacket , well illustrated with 33 pages mono plates , photographs taken by the author M Crowder to show how the old Africa is giving way to the new - plus one Fold-out Route Map to rear , the author born 1934 London , Hertford College Oxford , A First in Politics, Philosophy and Economics - a Freelance journalist and photograher specialising in Africa - Ass Editor The Nigeria Magazine - for this book he travelled with a Creole journalist from Sierra Leone [ book and d/j - VG , ink inscsp to fep benrath inner flap of d/j , very small loss top/tail spine - now in clear protective proprietary cover , not price clipped 25s 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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The German Occupation of the Channel Islands, Cruickshank , Charles
15 Cruickshank , Charles The German Occupation of the Channel Islands
London Oxford University Press 1975 0192158082 / 9780192158086 1st Edition Hard Back VG+ Good Book 220x145 mm Approx 
H/b Dust Jacket VG+/Gd.This 1st edition published for the Trustees of the Imperial War Museum .The Official History of the German Occupation of the Channel Islands from the official English, German and Channel Island Sources. xii + 370pp.illus 6 Maps, 8 b/w photo. & 2 Diags- as expected. ( black cloth silver titles to red book block on spine of book ,a fading small & neat ink name penned 5 times to initial red blank page.[?!] No other notable defects- fine throughout] D/J not price clipped , moderate wear to extremities- minor colour rub/loss. max 8x3mm top front spine corner.red fade to pink on spine. in clear proprietary protective cover. PLS See our image 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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MUST THE WAR SPREAD?, D.N.PRITT
16 D.N.PRITT MUST THE WAR SPREAD?
HARMONDSWORTH PENGUIN 1940 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Very Good Book 
Orange and white paperback with black titles, 180 x 110 mm approx. First Edition 1st printing of this Penguin Special No S51. The author's 2nd book on the progress of the 2nd world war since the outbreak of hostilities and written against the backdrop of the aggression in Finland and counter the then growing threat of war between Britain and the U.S.S.R. VG/VG (Book- Paper of book block a little tanned. No previous owner name , insc. nor annotations. Binding sound. Dust Jacket- a little colour rubbed at extremities with small nicks. No notable shelf soiling and non price clipped. Now in a removable proprietary protective sleeve). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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17 DAVIES , ALUN MODERN EUROPEAN HISTORY 1494 - 1788 A Select Bibliography Helps for Students of History No 68
London . THE HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION 1967 1st Edition Paper Back VG Book 215x140mm Approx 
Paper Back slim VG, Historical Association Pamphlet, Helps for Students of history no 68. 39pp+ 1-1xpp. A select bibliography by A Davies.[ tight binding, clean staples, no inscsp / annotaion , paper lightly tanned , covers also lightly tanned edgewear 
Price: 3.50 GBP
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THE SEARCH FOR PEACE, DOUGLAS HURD
18 DOUGLAS HURD THE SEARCH FOR PEACE
LONDON LITTLE, BROWN AND COMPANY 1997 0316640379 / 9780316640374 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book Signed by Author(s)
SIGNED Copy.Blue/Grey Paper covered boards with gilt titles to spine. 240 x 195 mm approx. x + 266 pp. Illustrated with many b/w photos and drawing on the author's own experience in the Diplomatic Service and in politics as Foreign Secretary this book focuses on four key events, the Congress of Vienna, the Treaty of Versailles in 1919, the Yalta settlement of 1945 and the collapse of Communism. It also addresses the continuing challenges of Civil War, political genocide and ethnic violence. The copy offered by us is a first edition first printing signed by Douglas Hurd in ink to the title page with no other name or inscription. Near Fine/Near Fine. (Book- no notable defcets. Dust Jacket- minor rubbing, non price clipped). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. 
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AUSTRALIA  ADVANCES, DOW , DAVID M , Australian Government Official of Thirteen years
19 DOW , DAVID M , Australian Government Official of Thirteen years AUSTRALIA ADVANCES
New York / London Funk & Wagnalls Company 1938 1st Ediiton Hardcover VG Poor+ Book 210x145mm Approx. 
H/b+D/j VG/Poor+ .1st ed.1935. 268pp. Maps to end papers. D M Dow , an Australian Government Official of 13 yrs experience, herein corrects many misconceptions ; not neglecting the personalities.[ no inscsp , sound binding , mushroom cloth+ dark brown title to front & spine.fox tanning to spine+ 2mm softness top/tail spine [ Dust Jacket not price clipped , cover paper+foredge fox tanning. edgwear col loss/rub with assoc crease ,small corner losses max top/front 10x4mm. 97%. . now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover .Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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THE WAR the INFANTRY KNEW 1914 - 1918 a Chronicle of Service in France and Belgium etc.  WW1, DUNN , Captain J C , DSO MC and Bar DCM
20 DUNN , Captain J C , DSO MC and Bar DCM THE WAR the INFANTRY KNEW 1914 - 1918 a Chronicle of Service in France and Belgium etc. WW1
London JANE'S Publishing Co.Ltd 1987 0710604858 / 9780710604859 1st Edition Hard Back Fine VG Book 225x150mm Approx. 
FINE H/b in VG D/j.1987 2nd.Imp.Military History.Title Conts: with The 2nd Battalion his majesty's 23rd Foot, The Royal Welch Fusiliers: Founded on Personel Records, Recollections , Reflections, Assembled, edited & partly written by One of their Medical Officers : - Captain JC Dunn DSO MC and Bar DCM was Medical Officerof the 2nd Battalion His Majesty 23rd Foot, The Royal Fusiliers. He was a courageous soldier ... mentioned by both Robert Graves & Seigfried Sassoon in their famous books with respect & admiration.Originally privately published - carefully compiled to be the very first truly factual account. illustrated 27 Maps to rear & 31 b/w photographic plates. An important work.[ red cloth silver titles , No insp. book Fine as new] Dust Jacket faded spinearea., not clipped, minor tear to base rear corner. now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover .Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
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