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A CENTURY OF NEWPORT
Written by John O'Sullivan.
Stock no. 1823161
Published by The History Press. Slightly better than very good condition.

The extraordinary transformation that has taken place in Newport during the 20th century. Insight into the daily lives and living conditions of local people and glimpses of familiar places during a century of unprecedented change. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos throughout. ISBN: 9780750949248. Small biro scribble to 'O' of Newport on front cover else a nice, clean copy.

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M-MOTHER: DAMBUSTER FLIGHT LIEUTENANT JOHN 'HOPPY' HOPGOOD
Written by Jenny Elmes.
Stock no. 1822816
Published by The History Press. 1st 2015. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

John 'Hoppy' Hopgood, pilot and second in command in the May 1943 Dambusters raid, died a hero at just 21 years old. Wounded by flak and with his Lancaster M-Mother ablaze, Hoppy had no hope of escape yet managed to gain height for two of his crew to parachute to safety. The plane crashed moments later. This is his story. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780750961844. SIGNED by the author (with personal dedication) to title page. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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NAZI WIVES: THE WOMEN AT THE TOP OF HITLER'S GERMANY
Written by James Wyllie.
Stock no. 2135535
Published by The History Press. 1st 2019. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, yellow title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780750991223. A few marks to covers. Wrapper has scuff to top edge of front panel.

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STEAM IN SCOTLAND: THE RAILWAY PHOTOGRAPHS OF R.J. (RON) BUCKLEY
Written by Brian J. Dickson. Illustrated by R.J. Buckley.
Stock no. 1321591
Published by The History Press. 1st 2015. Nearly fine condition.

Buckley's photographs illustrate the locomotive scene in Scotland, witnessed across his long career on the railways. Oblong format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780750960960. Some slight wear to front corners and fore-edge.

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STEAM IN THE NORTH EAST NORTHUMBERLAND, DURHAM & YORKSHIRE: THE RAILWAY PHOTOGRAPHS OF R.J. (RON) BUCKLEY
Written by Brian J. Dickson. Illustrated by R.J. Buckley.
Stock no. 1321590
Published by The History Press. 1st 2017. Fine condition.

Buckley's photographs show the changing locomotive scene taking place throughout the counties of Northumberland, Durham and Yorkshire, illustrating from the later 19320s those pre-grouping classes that were still working. Oblong format. Pictorial cardwraps. ISBN: 9780750970013.

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HISTORICAL DICTIONARY OF AVIATION: FROM EARLIEST TIMES TO THE PRESENT DAY
Written by David Wragg.
Stock no. 1820504
Published by The History Press. 1st 2008. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A definitive reference work on the history of aviation. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780750945271. Light fading to rear spine edge of dustwrapper.

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BRITANNIA'S DRAGON A NAVAL HISTORY OF WALES
Written by J.D. Davies.
Stock no. 2132480
Published by The History Press. 1st 2013. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth covered boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780752470139. Big bump to bottom edge of rear cover. Contents are still excellent!

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THE MINERS AND COAL LEVELS OF GWENT
Written by Colin Spencer.
Stock no. 2132307
Published by The History Press. 2012. Fine condition.

Illustrating life as it was for the coal-level miners of Gwent throughout its industrial past. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. Britain in Old Photographs series. ISBN: 9780752452517.

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LANCASTER: REAPING THE WHIRLWIND
Written by Martin W. Bowman.
Stock no. 1818548
Published by The History Press. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Oblong format. ISBN: 9780752464671. Still in original shrinkwrap!

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THE PIG WAR: THE MOST PERFECT WAR IN HISTORY
Written by E.C. Coleman.
Stock no. 1818476
Published by The History Press. 1st 2009. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The 1859-72 'Pig War' broke out when an American living on a quietly disputed small island in the Gulf of Georgia shot a British pig he found rooting up his garden produce... A highly readable account of a little-known episode in Anglo-American history. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780752452272. Neat inscription in pencil to front endpaper.

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HIMMLER'S SS LOYAL TO THE DEATH'S HEAD
Written by Robin Lumsden.
Stock no. 1318402
Published by The History Press. 1st thus 2009. Slightly better than very good condition.

The origins, development and organisation of both the Waffen-SS and the Allgemeine-SS. Pictorial cardwraps. 293 pages. B/w photos and some colour plates. ISBN: 9780752450261. Minimal rubbing to corners. Textblock is slightly grubby.

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GREAT WESTERN SWINDON
Written by Tim Bryan.
Stock no. 2130383
Published by The History Press. 2009. Very good condition.

Images of England Series. Cardwraps. B/w photos throughout. First published by Tempus in 1995. ISBN: 9780752401539. Indentation marks across covers. Corners are creased.

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