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EVEREST
Written by Walt Unsworth.
Stock no. 2132925
Published by Allen Lane. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The world's highest and most romantic mountain dominates the dreams of even the humblest of climbers and the deepest armchair mountaineers. Blue cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0713911085. SIGNED by author to title page. A few knocks and some light browning along cover edges. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with browning and foxing.

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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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CHINA'S WAR WITH JAPAN 1937-1945 THE STRUGGLE FOR SURVIVAL
Written by Rana Mitter.
Stock no. 2132352
Published by Allen Lane. 1st 2013. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Red boards, white title to spine. B/w photos. 458 pages includes index. ISBN: 9781846140105. Lower spine of book and wrapper slightly bumped else a fine copy.

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THE UNFREE FRENCH: LIFE UNDER THE OCCUPATION
Written by Richard Vinen.
Stock no. 1818904
Published by Allen Lane. 1st 2006. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

How the Occupation seeped into everyone's lives, bringing to life the fear and the moral nightmares of this world - a world emptied of young men, of shortages, desperate compromises, racism and violence. Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0713994967.

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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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REMBRANDT'S EYES
Written by Simon Schama. Illustrated by Rembrandt.
Stock no. 1805637
Published by Allen Lane; Penguin Press. 1999. Very good condition.

Uncorrected Advance Proof. A dazzling and unconventional biography of the artist. Cardwraps. B/w illustrations. 702 pages. ISBN: 0713993847. Small closed tear to top edge of front cover (no loss). Light creasing to top vertical edge of a few pages of contents. Otherwise contents clean.

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THE MAZE OF INGENUITY
Written by Arnold Pacey.
Stock no. 615514
Published by Allen Lane. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The history of technology from cathedral builders to the industrial revolution. ISBN: 0713905921. Ex-lib.

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