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Around the coast of the Isle of Man many thousands of ships have met their fate over the past two millennia. This is the story of just a few of these thousands of vessels, how they came to founder and the heroic and tragic tales of bravery involved in their final hours. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0752426982. Corners of covers rubbed and creased. Text block a little grubby. Contents clean.
A history of the fascinating world of ritual, design and meaning behind medieval royal burials. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 075242579X.
The stories illustrated in mosaics graphically link us to the world of the Romans. Roman culture, the passing of time, and the evocation of protection and prosperity were popular themes along with scenes from the arena and the hunt. This book identifies the figures of known mosaics from Roman Britain and explains what they would have meant to a contemporary viewer and discusses their significance. White pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations and a few colour. ISBN: 9780752434216. Reprint.
From its early beginnings during the First World War to its demise in 1963, the Gloster Aircraft Company produced some 13,000 aircraft. These ranged from some of the best fighter aircraft ever produced in Britain to prototypes which failed to win orders... Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. 160 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 0752417002. Light rubbing to top edge of dustwrapper. Light scuffing to rear panel.
The Stroudwater Navigation opened in 1779 from the Severn at Framilode to Stroud, Gloucestershire, a distance of eight miles. Personal reminiscences, legal documents, census returns and illustrations, are used to record the role played by the canal in the social history of the region. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w and a few colour photos. ISBN: 0752428063. Lower edge of text block slightly grubby. Lower rear corner of card cover - laminate is creased and worn. Slight fading to spine.
BOSWORTH 1485 PSYCHOLOGY OF A BATTLE
Written by Michael K. Jones.
Stock no. 1820524
Published by Tempus. 1st 2002. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
B/w and colour photos. 224 pages. The author reveals evidence of sexual scandal at the heart of Richard III's family and explodes our previous understanding of the man and the battle, and turns Shakespeare on its head. ISBN: 0752423347. Text block and edges of dustwrapper browned. Cigarette odour present.
The Berlin Airlift was a momentous point in history and a major catalyst for the Cold War. This book is brought to life by the personal accounts of men and women who were there, this account traces the origins of the blockade and the efforts of the Berlin Airlift and presents an unusual British perspective of this pivotal time in history. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780752440927. Pencil marks to top corner of half-title page. Surface paper loss to top rear edge of spine. Contents fine.
VISIONARY PRAGMATIST: SIR VINCENT RAVEN NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY LOCOMOTIVE ENGINEER
Written by Andrew Everett.
Stock no. 1820116
Published by Tempus. 1st 2006. Fine condition.
Illustrated with contemporary archive photographs, portraits and ephemera, this biography explains Raven's steam and electric locomotive building activity in the context of his life and times. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0752439243.
THE LAST CRUSADE: THE SEVENTH CRUSADE & THE FINAL BATTLE FOR THE HOLY LAND
Written by W.B. Bartlett.
Stock no. 1819609
Published by Tempus. 1st 2007. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
The untold story of the disastrous seventh crusade. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 9780752443898. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and across top edge.
NEWPORT WEST OF THE RIVER (ARCHIVE PHOTOGRAPHS SERIES)
Written by Alex Dawson.
Stock no. 1819184
Published by Tempus. 2003. Slightly better than very good condition.
A fascinating collection of photographs of Newport vividly illustrating the enormous changes that have taken place on the west side of the river Usk in the last hundred years. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos throughout. ISBN: 0752403389. Reprint. Cover corners lightly rubbed, a few scuff marks to rear cover.
A history of aircraft-carrying submarines. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 191 pages. ISBN: 0752417045. Spine bumped. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is just a little edge creased.