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THE KING OF BEASTS & OTHER CREATURES
Written by Ronald Searle. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 1320426
Published by Allen Lane. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Every race and every country has its own increasingly bizarre hang-up and so do animals as Ronald Searle now reveals. Glazed pictorial boards. Humourous colour pictures throughout. ISBN: 0713913363. Spine bumped at top and tail. Some pale browning to front cover. Foxing to textblock. Light tobacco smell to contents. Price-cut dustwrapper is browned, mainly at front panel, damp stains to top edges of rear panel.

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BRITAIN AFTER ROME THE FALL AND RISE 400-1070
Written by Robin Fleming.
Stock no. 1821257
Published by Allen Lane. 1st 2010. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Part II of the Penguin History of Rome. Black boards, gilt title to spine. xxii and 457 pages including index. ISBN: 9780713990645. Top edge of text block lightly browned. Black pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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THE END HITLER'S GERMANY 1944-45
Written by Ian Kershaw.
Stock no. 1320161
Published by Allen Lane. Circa 2011. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A highly original piece of research and a gripping narrative, making vivid an era which still deeply scars Europe. Raising the most profound questions about the nature of the Second World War, about the Third Reich and about how ordinary people behave in extreme circumstances. Red boards, black title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. xxii and 564 pages including index. ISBN: 9780713997163. Spine and corners bumped with a tiny nick at base of spine. Dustwrapper is slightly worn at top and tail of spine. 4th printing.

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THE LONDON COMPENDIUM: EXPLORING THE HIDDEN METROPOLIS
Written by Ed Glinert.
Stock no. 1821000
Published by Allen Lane. 1st 2003. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Revealing the glorious and enthralling secret history of London as it has never been shown before. Organized area by area, street by street, there is an entry for every significant building, place and road, both past and present. Blue cloth boards, white title to spine. ISBN: 0713996889. Pages browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine.

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THE WAR HITLER WON SEPTEMBER 1939
Written by Nicholas Bethell.
Stock no. 2134020
Published by Allen Lane. 1st 1972. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Black cloth with red title block to spine, gilt title. ISBN: 0713903368. Some spotting to covers. Gold name and address label stuck to front endpaper, with ink date beneath it. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased and chipped, with a little loss; some fading to spine with a small white label.

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CARAVAGGIO A LIFE SACRED AND PROFANE
Written by Andrew Graham-Dixon. Illustrated by Caravaggio.
Stock no. 1819118
Published by Allen Lane. 2010. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A biography of artist Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610). Red boards, white title to spine. Colour plates. xxviii and 514 pages including index. ISBN: 9780713996746. Second printing. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to title page.

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GOOD MORNING, MR MANDELA
Written by Zelda La Grange.
Stock no. 1818638
Published by Allen Lane. 1st 2014. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Zelda la Grange grew up in South Africa as a white Afrikaner who supported the rules of segregation. This book tells her extraordinary story of how, as a young woman, she had her life, beliefs, prejudices and everything she once believed in utterly transformed by the greatest man of her time. The story of how, at the end of apartheid, she would become a trusted assistant to Nelson Mandela, growing to respect and cherish the man she had been taught was the enemy. Grey boards, black title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 9780241004012.

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WARLORD A LIFE OF CHURCHILL AT WAR, 1874-1945
Written by Carlo D'Este.
Stock no. 1318390
Published by Allen Lane. Circa 2009. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The life of Winston Churchill through the prism of his military service as both a solider and warlord. Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. 935 numbered pages. ISBN: 9780713997538. Spine slightly bumped. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed. 3rd printing.

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THE IRON WOLF AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Richard Adams. Illustrated by Yvonne Gilbert; Jennifer Campbell.
Stock no. 2127001
Published by Allen Lane. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Striking colour plates by Yvonne Gilbert, b/w drawings by Jennifer Campbell. 19 folk-tales. Brown cloth. 141 pages. ISBN: 071391341X. Foxing to outer page edges and some pages of contents. Wrapper is edge-creased and a bit faded to spine.

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THE BATTLE OF HAMBURG
Written by Martin Middlebrook.
Stock no. 2122647
Published by Allen Lane. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Allied Bomber Forces Against a German City in 1943. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. 424 pages including index. ISBN: 0713910747. Bumping to spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine and edge-creased with a few small chips and nicks.

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THE GREAT BRITISH DREAM FACTORY
Written by Dominic Sandbrook.
Stock no. 2120826
Published by Allen Lane. 1st 2015. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The Strange History of Our National Imagination. This is a book about the success and the meaning of Britain's modern popular culture, from Bond and The Beatles to Catherine Cookson and Coronation Street, from Harry Potter, heavy metal and Kate Bush to Damien Hirst, Downton Abbey and Grand Theft Auto. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780241004654. Light bumping to spine. Contents are excellent! Wrapper is edge-creased.

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THE SECRETS OF RUE ST ROCH
Written by Janet Morgan.
Stock no. 2115201
Published by Allen Lane. 1st 2004. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Intelligence Operations Behind Enemy Lines in the First World War. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0713997656.

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