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Image for PUNCH or the London Charivari  VOLUME CXXX11 [ Vol 132 ] Punch Annual 1907

PUNCH or the London Charivari VOLUME CXXX11 [ Vol 132 ] Punch Annual 1907

By: -----..............

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON, Published at the Office Bouverie Street: 1907

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 11645


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... View more info

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THE NEW SPIES EXPLORING THE FRONTIERS OF ESPIONAGE

By: ADAMS , James , Lecturer US Army & British Special Branch

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, HUTCHINSON: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 3956


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 hi... View more info

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THE BLEAK MIDWINTER 1947

By: ALEX J. ROBERTSON , University History Lecturer

Price: £12.00

Publisher: MANCHESTER, MANCHESTER UNIVERSITY PRESS: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122963


Blue Boards with gilt titles, 240 x 160 mm approx. x + 208 pp. 8 b/w illustrations as called for. In the first 3 months of 1947 the people of Britain had to deal with the collapse of fuel and power supplies and the worst spell of winter weather on record. Every day for 7 weeks, it snowed. For three weeks the temperature did not rise above zero. Factories were forced to shut down and nearly three million people were thrown out of work. Written by a then lecturer in Histor... View more info

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CONFRONTING THE COLOUR LINE The Broken promise of the Civil Rights Movement in Chicago

By: ANDERSON , Alan B , PICKERING , George W ,

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Athens, Georgia, / London, The UNIVERSITY of GEORGIA Press: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119350


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... View more info

PETER THE GREAT

By: ANDERSON , M S , International History Reader- University London

Price: £2.00

Publisher: London, The Historical Association: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11165


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. View more info

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THIS ENGLAND 1940 - 1946

By: BARSLEY , Michael , BENTLEY , Nicolas ,

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, New statesman and Nation: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121824


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. View more info

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BOOTHBY Recollections of a Rebel

By: BOOTHBY , Lord

Price: £27.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 10306


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 , Epil... View more info

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JUDGE FOR YOURSELF

By: BRISTOW, Sir Peter , Queen's Bench Judge

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, WILLIAM KIMBER: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed By Author on Front Free Endpaper.

Seller ID: 8946


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 ... View more info

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CONSERVATIVE SOCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL REFORM 1800 TO 1945

By: CHARLES E. BELLAIRS

Price: £4.00

Publisher: LONDON, CONSERVATIVE POLITICAL CENTRE: 1947

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120381


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 erras... View more info

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INTO BATTLE , Speeches By the Right Hon Winston S Churchill CH , MP.

By: CHURCHILL , WINSTON S , CH MP., CHURCHILL , Randolph S, MP [ Compiled By ]

Price: £5.95

Publisher: London, CASSELL & Co Ltd: 1943

Edition: 10th Edition

Seller ID: 118855


VG H/b in Poor+ D/j.10th ed.1943.Book Society Choice.Compiled by Randolph S Churchill.MP.[ author Rt Hon.W S Churchill CH MP ] Begining 1938 with the Eire Bil in the House of Commons.[blue cloth+gilt titles , No inscsp.tanned wartime paper,light fox spotting to foredge.tight binding ] Dust Jacket not price clipped, 12s 6d, once white rear bit grubby now, edgewear numerous chips/line-tears with associated crease-lines,small loss areas, even spine fade to salmon, mottled... View more info

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BRAM FISCHER Afrikaner Revolutionary

By: CLINGMAN , Stephen

Price: £18.50

Publisher: Africa/ USA, David Philip Publishers / University of Massachusetts Press: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 118846


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 fo... View more info

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Liberalism in Ninteenth -Century Europe

By: Collins, Irene. Lecturer in History, University of Liverpool.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Routledge and Kegan Paul for The Historical Association: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119025


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. View more info

Image for IRELAND SINCE THE RISING  1916 Easter Rising

IRELAND SINCE THE RISING 1916 Easter Rising

By: COOGAN , TIMOTHY PATRICK

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Pall Mall Press: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 9905


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 edgwe... View more info

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The German Occupation of the Channel Islands

By: Cruickshank , Charles

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6048


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... View more info

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MUST THE WAR SPREAD?

By: D.N.PRITT

Price: £5.00

Publisher: HARMONDSWORTH, PENGUIN: 1940

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121519


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 ... View more info

MODERN EUROPEAN HISTORY 1494 - 1788 A Select Bibliography Helps for Students of History No 68

By: DAVIES , ALUN

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London ., THE HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11971


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 View more info

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THE SEARCH FOR PEACE

By: DOUGLAS HURD

Price: £20.00

Publisher: LONDON, LITTLE, BROWN AND COMPANY: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 120920


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 ... View more info

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AUSTRALIA ADVANCES

By: DOW , DAVID M , Australian Government Official of Thirteen years

Price: £7.50

Publisher: New York / London, Funk & Wagnalls Company: 1938

Edition: 1st Ediiton

Seller ID: 9176


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. ... View more info

A COUNTRY GUIDE TO COUNTRY LIVING New Revised Edition Your Questions Answered

By: EARLE , P D N Editor

Price: £4.95

Publisher: Newton Abbot, The Country Book Club: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 9431


H/b , Dust Jacket , VG+/VG+ , 1st edition , some humerous illustrations throughout text , PDN Earle Managing Director The Country Gentleman's Assoc Ltd , London , Ackns , intro;, index , set out in A - Z order in 4 parts - Indoor problems / Outdoor problems + animals / Legal & professional problems / general , [ Aga cooker , Alabaster stain , Aspidstras etc / Apple tree polinators / ant hills / algae on ponds / bats / badgers / dogs / drainage law , joint owned chimnet/... View more info

Image for BLACK POWER / WHITE CONTROL The Struggle of the Woodlawn Organization in Chicago  [Eye Witness Account]

BLACK POWER / WHITE CONTROL The Struggle of the Woodlawn Organization in Chicago [Eye Witness Account]

By: FISH , John Hall , Active Participant & Teacher

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Princetown, USA, PRINCETOWN UNIVERSITY Press: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119380


H/b Dust Jacket VG+/VG.1st ed.358pp.Eye-witnes account by a Teacher & active participant [ TWO] John Hall Fish.Injustice - Demonstration in Chicago [ governmnet & politics]." Slums Must Go" [humanities] class & race.Important social History.Tables/ Preface/ Intro;/ Biblio;/ 6 chpts. [ the struggle s/ uses of conflict/ limits / attempt to control & control public Schools/ etc.[ black cloth white & red titles to book near Fine no notable defects, No inscp. tight bi... View more info