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OPERATION PEDESTAL: THE FLEET THAT BATTLED TO MALTA 1942
Written by Max Hastings.
Stock no. 1824165
Published by William Collins. 1st 2021. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Operation Pedestal - one of the bloodiest sea battles of Britain's war, ordered by Churchill to save Malta. Limited Signed Edition. Navy boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780008364946. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to half-title page. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed to rear panel and has a 'signed by the author' sticker to front panel.

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SOLDIERS: GREAT STORIES OF WAR AND PEACE
Written by Max Hastings; et al.
Stock no. 2137198
Published by William Collins. 1st 2021. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Dark grey cloth with gilt title to spine. Chosen, edited and Introduced by Hastings. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780008454227. Wrapper has some light edge-creasing.

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THE WELL GARDENED MIND: REDISCOVERING NATURE IN THE MODERN WORLD
Written by Sue Stuart-Smith.
Stock no. 2135673
Published by William Collins. Circa 2020. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Grey boards with gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 9780008100711. 5th printing.

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NAPOLEON: THE MAN BEHIND THE MYTH
Written by Adam Zamoyski.
Stock no. 2135391
Published by William Collins. Circa 2018. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Dark grey boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780008116071. A few knocks along cover edges. Page edges are browned.

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WATERLOO THE HISTORY OF FOUR DAYS, THREE ARMIES AND THREE BATTLES
Written by Bernard Cornwell.
Stock no. 2135388
Published by William Collins. 1st 2014. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. The authors first non-fiction book. ISBN: 9780007539383. Bump to base of spine.

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COLLECTING THE NEW NATURALISTS
Written by Tim Bernhard; Timothy Loe.
Stock no. 1821617
Published by William Collins. 1st 2015. Fine condition.

Large format. Matt illustrated boards. Blue patterned endpapers. 352 pages including Index. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780007367153.

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FALCONS (NN 132)
Written by Richard Sale.
Stock no. 1821611
Published by William Collins. 1st 2016. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. A comprehensive natural history of the four British breeding falcons - the Peregrine, Kestrel, Hobby and Merlin. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Blue endpapers with dark grey 'NN' repeating pattern. Colour photos & graphs. ISBN: 9780007511419. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased at top edge and lightly scuffed to rear panel.

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COPS & ROBBERS: THE STORY OF THE BRITISH POLICE CAR
Written by Ant Anstead.
Stock no. 1819744
Published by William Collins. 1st 2018. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A rip roaring celebration of the police car and the men and women who drive them. Blue cloth boards, blue title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 9780008244514. Minor biro mark to front panel of dustwrapper.

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WARSAW 1944: THE FATEFUL UPRISING
Written by Alexandra Richie.
Stock no. 1819405
Published by William Collins. 1st 2013. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The story of a city and the unbreakable spirit of its people in the face of unspeakable barbarism. The tragic story from German and Polish perspectives. Grey boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780007180417. Top & tail of spine bumped.

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FULL STEAM AHEAD: HOW THE RAILWAYS MADE BRITAIN
Written by Peter Ginn; Ruth Goodman.
Stock no. 1818412
Published by William Collins. 1st 2016. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Based on a BBC Two Programme. How the world we live in today was entirely shaped by the rail network, charting the glorious evolution of rail transportation and how it left its mark on every aspect of life. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 9780008194314.

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NO BEAST SO FIERCE
Written by Dane Huckelbridge.
Stock no. 2131028
Published by William Collins. 1st 2019. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Brown/orange boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. The Champawat Tiger and Her Hunter, The First Tiger Conservationist. ISBN: 9780008331726. Bumping to top and tail of spine.

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VEGETATION OF BRITAIN AND IRELAND (NN 122)
Written by Michael Proctor.
Stock no. 1817562
Published by William Collins. As new condition in a as new dustwrapper.

Green cloth. The author discusses the development of the landscape of Britain and Ireland from prehistoric times, including the influence of people and their agricultural practices on the vegetation. ISBN: 9780002201483. Still in original shrinkwrap which is creased.

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