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We Rendezvous At Ten

By: "Blake"

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Gollancz: 1942

Seller ID: 3769


2nd impression before publication. 160pp, blue cloth boards, faded to spine and edges. B + w photographs. Flyleaf removed, otherwise a clean copy. Life on an RAF fighter station in WW II. View more info

The Royal Family In Wartime

By: -

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Odhams: 1945

Seller ID: 4581


128pp, red cloth covered boards. Numerous b + w photographs of the royal family, troops etc. Original owner's name on flyleaf, otherwise internally very clean. View more info

Heritage An Anthology of English Poems

By: -

Price: £3.50

Publisher: News Chronicle: 1111

Seller ID: 5529


64pp, softback covers. Spots of foxing on foredge, previous owner's name on title page, otherwise clean. Wartime pocket sized anthology, of great poems previously printed in the 'News Chronicle' newspaper as a 'stimulus and solace' against Hitler. Now Rare. View more info

The Penguin Hansard 1 From Chamberlain to Churchill

By: -

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10558


303pp, blue and white softback covers. Original owner's name to flyleaf, pencil marking to first few pages, otherwise internally clean and tight. Vital wartime parliamentary debates Aug 1939 to May 1940 View more info

The National Geographic Magazine July 1941

By: -

Price: £4.00

Publisher: National Geographic Society: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10977


Yellow and white softback covers, with a little loss to spine. Colour and b + w photographs. Internally clean and tight. Wartime issue, includes Iceland, Chile, Newfoundland, Pennsylvania and your Soldier Boy View more info

The National Geographic Magazine February 1941

By: -

Price: £4.00

Publisher: National Geographic Society: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10979


Yellow and white softback covers, with a little loss to spine. Colour and b + w photographs. Internally clean and complete, but the last few pages now becoming detached. Includes cotton, San Blas Indians, and discovery of the Viking ship at Sutton Hoo View more info

The Jungle Hiker A Royal Air Force Welfare Publication Ceylon 1944

By: -

Price: £32.00

Publisher: The Times of Ceylon: 1944

Seller ID: 16538


160pp, including Index, the paper browning with age, colour illustrated softback covers. Pull-out colour illustration, and colour and b + w illustrations, including by the author whose initials are EMC. Faint traces of the previous RAF company owner's name Co. 377 to the front , otherwise a clean, tight copy. A guide to survival written for RAF personnel who crash land in the jungle in Ceylon (Sri Lanka) in the Second World War - how to make a tent from a parachute etc,... View more info

A Cottage In The Country

By: Arkell, Reginald

Price: £6.50

Publisher: The Woman's Book Club: 1941

Seller ID: 9901


243pp, pink cloth covered boards, faded to edges. Internally very clean. Charming 'advice to a young lady who wishes to move to live in the country'. View more info

A Night Of Watching

By: Arnold, Elliott

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Longmans: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1599


441 pp, black boards. Internally very clean. Set in WWII View more info

Reading For Profit

By: Belgion, Montgomery

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Penguin Pelican: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12068


288pp, the edges browning a little with age. Blue and white softback covers. A Pelican book. A very clean, tight copy. An introduction to English literature and how to form one's own judgement, from lectures originally given in a prison camp in WWII.. View more info

An Ordinary Exodus

By: Bichelberger, Roger

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Lion: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1973


Translated by Toby Garfitt. 320 pp, complete dustjacket. Internally very clean. Set in wartime France. View more info

A Child's War The German Occupation of Guernsey Seen Through Young Eyes

By: Bihet, Molly

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Molly Bihet: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 11534


80pp, illustrated card covers. B + w illustrations, including one pasted to inner cover. Signed by the author on the title page. One light crease to front cover, otherwise a very clean, tight copy. View more info

Winston Churchill As I Knew Him

By: Bonham Carter, Violet

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Eyre & Spottiswoode and Collins: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10517


496pp, black cloth covered boards. B + w photographs. Internally very clean. and Near Fine. The author was the daughter of Asquith, Chancellor of the Exchequer, and a close friend of Churchill. View more info

Wisdom of Men An Anthology for Youth

By: Bruce, J A G (ed)

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Faber: 1943

Seller ID: 13492


Foreword by the Archbishop of Canterbury. 162pp, dustjacket with wear to edges. Several passages have pencil underlining. Wartime collection of memorable and inspiring prose passages of many dates, to inspire the young. View more info

Cosmetics and How to Make Them

By: Bushby, Robert

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Pitman: 1942

Seller ID: 15352


Second extended edition, with an extra Preface referring to Wartime conditions. 144pp, brown cloth covered boards. B + w illustrations. A few spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean. The theory and practice of making cosmetics. View more info

Battle Dress

By: Buster, Gun

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Hodder: 1944

Seller ID: 816


255 pp, dustjacket with wear to edges. Flyleaf neatly removed, tiny spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean. Adventure in WW II View more info

Zero Hours

By: Buster, Gun

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Hodder: 1942

Seller ID: 1880


1st reprint of this edition. 176 pp, beige boards with title in red, no dustjacket. Previous owner's name and address on inner board, otherwise VG. Desert war adventures. View more info

Grand Barrage

By: Buster, Gun

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Hodder: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1881


186 pp, beige cloth boards, slightly bumped to edges, with title in red. Previous owner's name in pencil on flyleaf and small biro mark to margin of one page, otherwise VG. Wartime adventure View more info

Mountain Battery Burma 1942

By: Carmichael, Pat

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Devin Books: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1433


246 pp, buff boards, illustrated dustjacket. B + w photographs. A very clean copy. View more info

A Matter of Life And Death How The Conflicts of Our Century Arose

By: Carr, Albert

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Gollancz: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6838


191pp. Dustjacket with a little wear to the top of the spine. Internally clean. The basic causes of wars, shown by the reasons for the Spanish-American war of 1898, World War I and II. View more info