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An Archaeology of the Early Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms

By: Arnold, C. J.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK., Routledge: 1997

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02911


An Archaeology of the early Anglo - Saxon Kingdoms has for nearly a decade been used by students seeking an introduction to the field. The text block edges are a little grubby. PLEASE NOTE: economy international shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. View more info

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Conquest

By: Barker, Juliet

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Little Brown: 2009

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02916


Supremely evocative and brilliantly told,' Conquest' is narrative history at its most colourful and compelling - the true story of those who fought for an English Kingdom in France. There is light spotting to the top of the text block. PLEASE NOTE: economy international shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. View more info

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The Lost Villages of England (History Handbooks)

By: Beresford, Maurice Warwick.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Sutton Pub Ltd: 1998

Edition: Reprint 1998

Sellers ID: 02242


Among existing villages in the English countryside are the sites of many others which have not survived, though six hundred years ago they were no different from their neighbours. This pioneering study locates the sites of England's 'lost' villages, describing the occasion of their depopulation and the character of those who destroyed them. Aerial photographs and ground plans of characteristic sites are included, together with maps to show the local distribution of lost ... View more info

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Mosquito: The Illustrated History

By: Birtles, Philip J

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Sutton Publishing Limited: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03408


Alongside the Spitfire and the Lancaster, the Mosquito is one of the most famous RAF aircraft of the Second World War, if not of all time. Fulfilling an incredible number of contrasting roles from its original concept of a high-speed and low-level unarmed bomber, through reconnaissance fighter-bomber, night -fighter, intruder, bomber support and pathfinder, to naval strike, anti-shipping, minelayer, and many more. A series of comprehensive appendices give full details of... View more info

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The Model Occupation :the Channel Islands Under German Rule 1940 - 1945

By: Bunting Madeline

Price: £12.50

Publisher: B C A .: 0

Edition: Bca

Sellers ID: 00827


When the Germans arrived on the Channel Islands after the defeat of France in the Summer of 1940, they and the islanders agreed that it would be a' Model Occupation' But as the war dragged on and Britain appeared to abandon the islands to their fate, so features of Nazi occupation already widespread throughout Europe emerged. The D/W has some small chips to the corners. View more info

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The Last Knight: The Twilight of the Middle Ages and the Birth of the Modern Era

By: Cantor, Norman F.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Free Press: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02861


There may be no more fascinating historical period than the late fourteenth century in Europe. The Hundred Years' War ravaged the continent , yet gallantry, chivalry, and literary brilliance flourished in the courts of England and wales. It was a world in transition, soon to be replaced by the Renaissance and the Age of Exploration. There is a page (135) which as been missed in the guillotine as it is slightly longer than the rest. PLEASE NOTE: International economy sh... View more info

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The Guide to the Battlefields of Europe

By: Chandler, David

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Ware, Hertfordshire., Wordsworth Military Library: 1998

Edition: Reprint.

Sellers ID: 01626


This guide will appeal to the serious student of military history, the traveller and the armchair campaigner. View more info

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Battle Zone Normandy : Operation Epsom

By: Clark, LLoyd.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Sutton Publishing Ltd: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02558


Battle Zone Normandy : Operation Epsom was General Sir Bernard Montgomery's third attempt to take the city of Caen, a key D-Day objective. He planned V111 Corps to force a crossing over the Odon and Orne rivers and capture hill 112, a vital observation point. The attack if successful would encircle the German defenders of Caen, who were preventing further progress on Monty's left flank. With archive and full colour photographs , ful colour mapping and easy to follow batt... View more info

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William the Conqueror

By: Douglas, David C.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Eyre & Spottiswood Ltd: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02927


No medieval King is more famous than William the Conqueror, and no event in the whole of English history has been more debated than the Norman conquest. This book is both a study of Anglo-Norman history based upon long and detailed research, and also the biography of a man whose personal career was spectacular. It is, too, a work in which a wealth of scholarship is linked to a most lucid and agreeable style. The D/W is worn and torn to the head and base of the spine plus... View more info

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Ancient Britain.

By: Dyer James.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Batsford.: 1995

Edition: Reprint.

Sellers ID: 00061


This book is for anyone starting out to understand the pre historic life of Britain from the first human occupation 450,000 years ago to the Roman conquest AD. Unfortunatly there is an impressed mark of a paper clip on the front cover of this book View more info

Hornchurch & Upminster

By: Evans Brian

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Chichester, Phillimore: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01507


A pictorial history of hornchurch & upminster in good condition no d/w View more info

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Fleet Battle and Blockade: The French Revolutionary War 1793-1797 (Caxton pictorial histories)

By: Gardiner, Robert

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, Caxton Editions: 2004

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03476


This volume is the first of five covering the whole of the French Revolutionary, Napoleonic and 1812 Wars based on contemporary images, a series depicting the reality of warfare under sail in a depth never previously attained. The D/J has a little edgewear and a small mark to its leading edge. A good clean tight copy. View more info

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Britain at War: Famous British Battles from Hastings to Normandy 1066-1943

By: Holmes, Richard

Price: £15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Hylas Publishing: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02808


In Britain at War, renowned historian Richard Holmes takes us on a fascinating journey through time to visit battlefields in Britain, northern France and Belgium, vividly recreating the atmosphere of their bloody and turbulent history.With his expert knowledge of weapons and warfare, and using specially commissioned maps. Richard Holmes provides a clear picture of the events that led up to each battle, the conflicts themselves, and the people who fought them. This is a c... View more info

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Warrior Race: A History of the British at War

By: James, Lawrence

Price: £15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., St. Martin's Press: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02904


Modern Britain is a nation shaped by wars. The boundaries of its separate parts are the outcome of conquest and resistance. The author investigates the role played by war in the making of Britain. Drawing on the latest historical and archaeological research he charts the full reach of British military history, the impact of Roman military occupation ; the monarchy's struggle for mastery of the British Isles; the civil wars of the seventeenth century; the " total war " ex... View more info

The Venetian Empire : a Sea Voyage :

By: Morris Jan

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 00225


For visitors to Venice and travellers through the lands the Doges once ruled, The Venetian Empire is an invaluable historical introduction. This a hardback book in V/G condition, but it is bumped on the top and bottom of the spine The D/W is also V/G but does have some wear to the corners. View more info