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B/w illustrations. Careers of the key French military commanders. ISBN: 0297791249. Previous owner's address ink stamped to front pastedown. Text block lightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed. Cigarette odour present.
ERTE AT NINETY-FIVE
Written by Marshall Lee; Erte. Illustrated by Erte.
Stock no. 2134638
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st 1987. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Story of the artist whose vast output also included designs for haute couture dresses, opera, ballet and theatre costumes. ISBN: 0297791885. Grubby mark to front endpaper. Page edge browning, but contents are lovely and bright! Wrapper is edge-creased with a few nicks.
The Mind and Method of History's Greatest Soldier. Every campaign and battle which Napoleon personally conducted. xliii + 1172 pages. B/w illustrations + 73 maps specially drawn for this book and 7 maps reproduced from original engravings. ISBN: 0297748300. 2nd impression of the fisrt edition. Previous owner's address ink stamped to front pastedown. Text block browned. Front joint worn but not cracked. Green dustwrapper is heavily creased and edge-worn with a few closed tears and small chips. Cigarette odour present.
B/w photos. A dramtically personal insight into the SS Great Britain Project and the fight to save this great ship. ISBN: 0297771442. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to title page. Boards discoloured along top edge. Text block browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine and top front panel, top edges worn with lightly chipping. Includes two invitation cards to SS Great Britain Project Royal Banquet 1992.
Recounting the courage of soldiers, sailors and airmen, the courage of partisans and resistance fighters, and the courage of those who, starving, tormented and without strength or weapons, were murdered far from the battlefields isolated and alone. Black cloth boards, orange title label to spine with silver title. Orange endpapers. B/w maps and photos. ISBN: 029779616X. Small pinhole to dustwrapper spine and corresponding hole to board spine. Text block a little grubby. Dustwrapper spine is faded, rear panel of dustwrapper is scuffed.
THE RISE AND DECLINE OF THE ENGLISH WORKING CLASSES 1918-1990: A SOCIAL HISTORY
Written by Eric Hopkins.
Stock no. 1820275
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st 1991. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
A comprehensive and readable survey of the changing life and labour of the working classes from 1918 to 1990. Black boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0297820753.
MANSELL AND WILLIAMS: THE CHALLENGE FOR THE CHAMPIONSHIP
Written by Nigel Mansell; Derick Allsop.
Stock no. 1819975
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st thus 1993. Slightly better than very good condition.
World Champion 1992. A personal account of the joys and frustration of competing for the ultimate prize in Formula One. The team structure and organization, the preparation, practice, briefing and debriefing, qualifying and finally the race itself. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 0297832182. Light creasing to lower front edge of cover, corners lighlty rubbed, scuffing to rear cover. Text block lightly browned. Contents fine.
Dien Bien Phu and the French Defeat in Vietnam. Military history. Grey cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 029784671X.
HITLER'S U-BOAT WAR: THE HUNTED 1942-1945
Written by Clay Blair.
Stock no. 2132900
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st 1999. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
The concluding volume in the set, covering 1942 to 1945 when the fortunes of the German navy were completely reversed, and it suffered perhaps the most devastating defeat of any of the German forces. Dark boards with silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0297840770. Previous owners small white name label stuck to front pastedown.
With the Rolling Stones, Keith Richards created the riffs, the lyrics and the songs that roused the world. Over four decades, he lived the original rock and roll life: taking the chances he wanted, speaking his mind, and making it all work in a way that no one before him had ever done. Black boards, silver title to spine. Colour pictorial endpapers. Colour & b/w photos. 564 pages. ISBN: 9780297854395. 10th printing. Bumping to spine.
How the Women of Paris Lived, Loved and Died in the 1940s. Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w & colour photos. ISBN: 9780297870975. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to title page. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at edges.
This book expands upon The Last Days film, a journey tracing the experiences of five courageous Hungarian Holocaust survivors. Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w and a few colour photos. ISBN: 0297824791. Pictorial dustwrapper lightly scuffed.