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Illustrated History of the Navies of World War II, An

By: Preston, Antony

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, UK, Hamlyn Publishing Group: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARTWO106

ISBN: 0600365697

Condition: Good


Hard cover, first edition, 1260g, 224pgs, maps on endpapers. A comprehensive guide to the Navies and naval operations of World War II. Book is in good condition with mild general wear ad tear, dust jacket is in fair to good condition with moderate shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!!. View more info

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Boeing: Planemaker to the World

By: Redding, Robert; and

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Greenwich, USA, Bison Books Corp: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRAAIR2

ISBN: 0861241061

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 1,650gms 256 pages, blue coloured endpapers. The story of Boeing is the story of some of the most memorable aircraft in American aviation history, from the early Boeing mailplanes to the giant flying boats- the Clippers, that opened the transatlantic and transpacific airlines in the late 30s. Book is in very good condition with very little general wear and tear and mild page discolouration. Dust jacket is in good condition with minor shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purcha... View more info

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Fiasco: The American Military Adventure in Iraq

By: Ricks, Thomas E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Camberwell, Australia, Penguin Group: 2006

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: WAR81

ISBN: 0713999586

Condition: Very Good


Large softcover, first Australian edition, 700gms, 482 pages. Drawing on the exclusive cooperation of an extraordinary number of American military personnel, Thomas Ricks has written the definitive account of the AMerican military's tragic experience in Iraq. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 book... View more info

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Historic Expedition to America, The (1909): Freud, Jung and Hall the King-maker

By: Rosenzweig, Saul

Price: $12.00

Publisher: St Louis, USA, Rana House: 1994

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Seller ID: 000022

ISBN: 0930172051

Condition: Good


Paperback, 477pp incl. index, weighs 750gms. This is an extraordinarily rich and absorbing account of Freud's only American trip that reveals unexpected patterns in the history of both psychoanalysis and American psychology. It includes correspondence between Freud and Hall and the translation of 5 lectures that Freud gave at Clark. This is a good copy, suffering minor general wear and tear to front cover and edges of pages, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Missing Peace, The: The Inside Story of the Fight for Middle East Peace

By: Ross, Dennis

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2005

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: POLUSA9

ISBN: 0374529809

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first paperback edition, 1145gms, 848 pgs. The author recounts the peace process in detail from 1988 to the breakdown of talks in early 2001 that prompted the so-called second Intifada. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!!. View more info

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Renegade History of the United States, A: How Drunks, Delinquents and Other Outcasts Made America

By: Russell, Thaddeus

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, Simon & Schuster: 2011

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: HISUSA54

ISBN: 1847398642

Condition: Good


Medium softcover, first thus, 382pp, 284gms. In this groundbreaking book, noted historian Thaddeus Russell tells a new and surprising story about the origins of American freedom. Book is in good condition with only minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise there are no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Beyond the Sea of Ice (The First Americans Book #1)

By: Sarabande, William

Price: $5.50

Publisher: New York, USA, Bantam Books: 1987

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: HISFIC46

ISBN: 0553268899

Condition: Good


Softcover, edition not stated, 198gms, 373 pages. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, small pen inscription on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Please see listings for other books in this series. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!! View more info

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Reefer Madness and Other Tales From the American Underground

By: Schlosser, Eric

Price: $9.50

Publisher: London, England, Penguin Book Group, The: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: SOCCOM10

ISBN: 0141010762

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint edition, 252gms, 310 pages. In this no-holds-barred odyssey into the US underworld, he follows the money to uncover what's really made the country so rich: porn, pot and exploitation. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Some pen markings on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved marks. View more info

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Harley-Davidson: A Celebration of the Dream Machine

By: Scott, Graham

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, England, The Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000172

ISBN: 0600568113

Condition: Good


Hardcover book with grey cloth boards and dust jacket, first edition, 80pp, weighs 760gms. This book is a profile of the history and the cult of a legend - the quintessential American motorcycle. All aspects of the Harley phenomenon are explained and the book is illustrated with 100 colour and black and white photographs. This is a good tight copy with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with minor scuffing and shelf wear and a few small nics and tears. There is a small pencil mark on the inside front page. View more info

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Killer Elite: The Inside of America's Most Secret Special Operations Team

By: Smith, Michael

Price: $11.00

Publisher: London, England, Cassell: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: WAR134

ISBN: 0304367273

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, reprint, 306gms, 336 pages. This is the 25 year history of a top secret US Army special operations unit - a unit that is at the forefront of the war on terror. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved marks. View more info

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Sons of the Profits (or There's No Business Like Grow Business, The Seattle Story 1851-1901)

By: Speidel, William C.

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Seattle, Washington, USA, Nettle Creek Publishing Company: 1998

Edition: Twentieth Printing

Seller ID: HISUSA41

ISBN: 091489000X

Condition: Good


Softcover, twentieth printing of the first edition, 530pp, 345gms. Book is in good condition with minor general age related wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. The rear cover shows a small crease, otherwise there are no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Five-Finger Discount: A Crooked Family History

By: Stapinski, Helene

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, England, Bloomsbury Publishing Plc: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOUSA402

ISBN: 0747554307

Condition: Good


Large softcover, first edition, 418gms, 260 pages. This is a memoir about growing up surrounded by small-time swindlers, crooks, mobster wannabes and eccentrics in a city infamous for its toxic waste, corrupt local officials and ties to the Mafia. Book is in good condition with general wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout. Wraps show some light sun fading, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Call to Greatness

By: Stevenson, Adlai E.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, England, Rupert Hart-Davis: 1955

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: POLUSA15

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, second impression, 230g, 100pgs. Book is in good condition with moderate general age-related wear and tear and heavy page discolouration/spotting/tanning throughout. There is a small stamp from a previous owner on the inside front page. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with moderate shelf wear and chipping, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Where They Lay: The Search for Those Who Fell in Battle and Were Left Behind

By: Swift, Earl

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, England, Bantam Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARVIE200

ISBN: 0593049470

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 476gms, 307 pages. On 20 March 1971, during the largest helicopter battle in history, an American chopper on a suicide rescue mission exploded in the skies over Laos. Thirty years later a team of soldiers and scientists venture back into the battlefields to find the four crew members and bring them home. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Where They Lay: The Search for Those Who Fell in Battle and Were Left Behind

By: Swift, Earl

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, England, Bantam Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARVIE11

ISBN: 0593049470

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 476gms, 307 pages. On 20 March 1971, during the largest helicopter battle in history, an American chopper on a suicide rescue mission exploded in the skies over Laos. Thirty years later a team of soldiers and scientists venture back into the battlefields to find the four crew members and bring them home. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Secret History, The

By: Tartt, Donna

Price: $6.50  $5.20

Publisher: London, England, Penguin Books: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: GENFIC845

ISBN: 0140167773

Condition: Good


Medium softcover, reprint, 452gms, 628 pages. This is the original American campus novel. It recounts the terrible price we pay formistakes made on the dark journey to adulthood. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Great War, The: American Front

By: Turtledove, Harry

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, England, Hodder & Stoughton Limited: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: SCIFIC73

ISBN: 0340715464

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint edition, 350gms, 660 pages. Another instalment in The Great War series by the master of alternate history. Book is in good condition with general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Please see listings for other titles by this author. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 20,000 books in stock we can't list them all!! View more info

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Great War, The: American Front

By: Turtledove, Harry

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, England, Hodder & Stoughton Limited: 1999

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: SCIFIC205

ISBN: 0340715464

Condition: Fair to Good


Paperback, first paperback edition, 350gms, 660 pages. Another instalment in The Great War series by the master of alternate history. Book is in fair to good condition with moderate general wear and tear and page discolouration/spotting throughout. Cover and spine shows moderate creasing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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American Empire: Blood and Iron

By: Turtledove, Harry

Price: $6.50

Publisher: London, England, Hodder & Stoughton Limited: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: SCIFIC203

ISBN: 0340715529

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 350gms, 661 pages. Another instalment in The American Empire series by the master of alternate history. Book is in good condition with general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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American Empire: The Centre Cannot Hold

By: Turtledove, Harry

Price: $6.50

Publisher: London, England, New English Library: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: SCIFIC204

ISBN: 0340820128

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 376gms, 692 pages. Another instalment in The American Empire series by the master of alternate history. Book is in good condition with general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info