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1 Tintern Abbey, Gwent = Abaty Tyndyrn, Gwent
Craster, O. E. (Inspector of Ancient Monuments); The Department of the Environment on Behalf of the Secretary of State for Wales London, United Kingdom Her Majesty's Stationery Office 1974 0116700734 / 9780116700735 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Stapled wraps; 32 pages with glossary and plans (neatly folded inside the back cover); Ninth Impression 1977; Black & white photographs; Introduction page in Welsh as well as English - the main text is in English; Textblock is tight and bright with no internal markings and no names; Cover is unfaded with no tears and minimal shelf and edge wear; Please see our photo-image (Tintern Abbey was founded in 1131 for monks of the Cistercian order - before that date Tintern has no known history. The Abbey lies at the sound end of the village of Tintern beside the main Chepstow-Monmouth road, being 5 miles north of Chepstow and 11 miles south of Monmouth. The Chapters are: Abaty Tyndyrn (Welsh Summary), History, Description, Church, Monastic buildings, Infirmary, Abbot's lodging, Precinct, Glossary and Conversion Table, with the plans inside the back cover.) 
Price: 6.00 USD

 
2 History of the Second World War, Published in 96 Weekly Parts, PART 3: The Germans Strike North
Editorial Staff, History of the Second World War USA Marshall Cavendish Ltd 1973 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; Stapled wraps; Part 3, which is pg 57 - 84; Illustrated with color photographs/color illustrations/color map/black & white photographs; Clean pages that are securely attached; Pictorial cover with minimal shelf & edge wear including small crease bottom-right front panel; .....('History of the Second World War' issues were a comprehensive history of the Second World War. The articles were always fascinating, vividly written and published in 96 issues.This is part 3 which covers pages 57-84, and the main theme covered for this issue is 'The Germans Strike North'. The main articles enclosed are: 'The Trap' by Admiral Sir Henry Mccall; 'The Propaganda War' by Bernard T. Harrison; 'Goebbels' by Roger Manvell and Heinrich Fraenkel; 'Hitler Strikes North' by Major-General J.L. Moulton; 'The Norwegian View' by Leif Bohn; 'Time of Triviality' by Margaret Lazarides.) 
Price: 6.42 USD

 
 
3 History of the Second World War, Published in 96 Weekly Parts, PART 6: Dunkirk
Editorial Staff, History of the Second World War USA Marshall Cavendish Ltd 1973 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; Stapled wraps; Part 6, pg 141-168; Color photographs, color illustration, color map, black & white photographs; Clean pages that are securely attached; Pictorial cover with minimal shelf & edge wear; ....('History of the Second World War' issues were a comprehensive history of the Second World War. The articles were always fascinating, vividly written and published in 96 issues.This is part 6 which covers pages 141-168. The main article covers: Dunkirk. Also illustrated, the magazine articles are entitled: From 'Amiens to Dunkirk' by General Walther K. Nehring, 'Operation Dynamo' by Christopher Hibbert, and 'One Man's Brief Action' by John Hillaby.) 
Price: 6.42 USD

 
4 History of the Second World War, Published in 96 Weekly Parts, PART 7: The Fall of France
Editorial Staff, History of the Second World War USA Marshall Cavendish Ltd 1973 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; Stapled wraps; Part 7, which is pg 169-196; Color photographs, black & white photographs, color maps; Clean pages that are securely attached; Pictorial cover with modest shelf & edge wear; ....('History of the Second World War' issues were a comprehensive history of the Second World War. The articles were always fascinating, vividly written and published in 96 issues.This is part 7 which covers pages 169-196. The main article covers: 'The Fall of France' by Adolph Goutard, 'Mussolini Goes to War' by Filippo Donini, 'Inside Hitler's Headquarters' by General Walter Warlimont, 'The Plight of the Neutrals' by Stephen Hampson.) 
Price: 6.42 USD

 
 
5 A History of Ireland
Fry, Peter; Fry, Fiona Somerset New York, New York, U.S.A. Barnes & Noble Books 1993 1566192153 / 9781566192156 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall The National Gallery of Ireland (Cover Painting) 
; 366 pages with index; Black & white photographs and illustrations; Textblock is tight with unmarked pages; Light mark to fore-edge; Oatmeal-colored boards with a brown spine and title in bronze; Bright pictorial dust-jacket with no tears and modest shelf and edge wear; We have placed the dust-jacket in a protective, removable, clear mylar cover; . (Peter and Fiona Somerset Fry present here a concise and enjoyable introduction to the history of Ireland. Starting in about 6000 B.C., they cover the neolithic, bronze and iron ages describing Irish tombs, artifacts and buildings. Then there was the arrival of Christianity in Ireland, the golden age, the great Viking period, the takeover of Ireland by Henry II in 1171, the long association with England, the struggle between Protestant and Catholic, colonial settler and native Irishman, and the fight for independence which was achieved by the south in 1921.) 
Price: 6.45 USD

 
6 Great Britain Specialised Stamp Catalogue: Volume 2 King Edward VII to King George VI
Gibbons, Stanley Great Britain Stanley Gibbons 1999 0852594720 / 9780852594728 11th Edition Soft cover Very Good No Dust Jacket As Issued Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardcover. Volume 2 october 1999. 482 Pages.Illustrated in black and white. Text block is tight with clean pages. Illustrated cover with modest shelf and edge wear including edges reinforced with scotch tape. Please see our photo-image... ( A superb reference.) 
Price: 39.25 USD

 
 
7 The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin: North of the Apennines, Sixteenth-Century Italian Painting in Venice and the Veneto (Summer 2005 Volume LXIII, Number 1)
Metropolitan Museum of Art; Bayer, Andrea New York, New York Metropolitan Museum of Art 2005 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; Stapled wraps, 48 pages; Color paintings; Pages bright & securely attached; Pictorial cover with modest shelf wear including light shelf-rubbing on back panel; .......(A sweeping view of the principal artists and themes of sixteenth-century painting in northern Italy, north of the Apennines, as seen in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, with attention drawn specifically to Venice and the terraferma, its mainland dominations.) 
Price: 6.44 USD

 
8 That Day Alone
Paassen, Pierre Van Garden City, New York Garden City Publishing Co 1942 Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 548 pages; 1942 printing; Gently tanned pages with a tight textblock; Feint shadow to endpapers, bookplate neatly placed on front paste-down endpaper; Top of textblock is red as published; Dark-blue cloth covered boards with title in gold to spine; Has modest shelf & edge wear; .....(The author was a Dutch-Canadian-American journalist, writer, and minister, and who over the years gained fame reporting on many conflicts. This book was no exception, and the main sections are entitled: Farewell to France, As Time One Day, The New Order Comes to Gorcum, In the Steps of the Sun, Irrevocable Hours, and The River Flows Home. Some of the sub-sections are titled: Sunrise in Manchuria, Usseen's Last Dream, A Socialist Sentence, The Prepared Sermon, The Trouble in Flanders, On the Road to Baghdad, Another Day Will Come, The Unsaid Prayer, At Sea, Peradventure, The Soil's Blessing, The Miracle of Arjuna, The Rejected Masterpiece, The Warden of the Inheritance, Tiger in Slippers, The Price of Glory and more.) 
Price: 6.36 USD

 
 
9 A History of England, Volume II, Third Edition: 1688 To the Present
Roberts, Clayton; Roberts, David Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, U.S.A. Prentice Hall 1991 0133904105 / 9780133904109 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; 895 pages with index; Volume II, Third edition; Black & white photographs, Maps; Textblock is tight with no internal markings; Bright wine-colored pictorial cover with no tears, no creasing to the spine and modest shelf and edge wear including small black mark to front cover at top-right, a light nick to base of spine and sticker to back cover bottom right ; . ('A History of England: 1688 to present, volume II, incorporates recent scholarship into a narrative that encompasses England's social, economic, cultural, and political history. This traces how and why critical events occurred. Other notable features: Discusses events in Scotland, Wales and Ireland as they affect developments in England, in-depth documentation of England's involvement in World War I and II, explains in terms of the society they served, institutions, the nineteenth century economy, Victorian morality, and twentieth-century popular culture. Offers section heading, genealogical charts, and maps designed to help clarify the course of events. The chapters covered here in volume II are: War and Society, An Age of Stability (1714-1760), The Economic and Social Transformation of England (1761-1815), The Intellectual Transformation, Politics in the Reign of George III, Diplomacy and War in the Age of Revolution, Conservatism, Liberalism, and Reform, An Age of Prosperity, Victorianism, The British Empire, An Age of Crisis (1873-1914), Britain and World War 1, Britain Between the Wars, Britain and World War II, Socialist Britain (1945-1990) and Life in Socialist Britain.) 
Price: 5.92 USD

 
10 Great Britain: The Land and Its People
Sproule, Anna Morristown, New Jersey Silver Burdett Pr 1987 0382094603 / 9780382094606 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Multiple Illustrators 
; Wraps; 43 pages with index; Color photographs color illustrations, color maps; Black & white illustrations, photos; Textblock is tight and clean; Bright pictorial cover with light shelf wear, no creasing to spine & no tears; . (A visual concise guide to Great Britain, which serves as an introduction to the people and way of life in England, Scotland and Wales. Detailed research and firsthand knowledge were combined with pictures and high-quality illustrations. Chapter titles cover the following: A land of rich variety, Languages and beliefs, The makings of the British, The monarchs of Britain, The British revolutions, Queen Empress: the age of Queen Victoria, How Great Britain has changed, The arts past and present, Heroes of fact and fiction, Inventors and discoverers, What Britain has to sell, London the capital city, Cloudy skies and green gardens, Homes and households, Eating the British way, Education in Britain, Time off - leisure & pleasure, reference, index, political map, physical map.) 
Price: 5.88 USD

 
 
11 Intrepid's Last Case
Stevenson, William Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A. Villard Books/Random House 1983 0394534301 / 9780394534305 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Wendy Bass, Don Munson 
; 321 pages with index; First printing; Foreword by Major-General Richard Rohmer; Textblock is tight with no internal markings; Boards are blue with a beige spine & title in gold; Bright pictorial dust-jacket with modest shelf and edge wear including: Back cover has 1/2 inch close tear at top right, 1/2 inch light scrape at bottom right; We have placed the dust-jacket in a protective, clear, removable mylar cover; . (Filled with never before revealed facts on the Soviet Western nuclear war dance and a compelling portrayal of the mind of a professional spy. This book describes one of the most widespread cover-ups and bizarre betrayals in intelligence history, and chronicles the post-World War II activities of Sir William Stephenson, whose role in helping defeat the Nazis was the subject of the worldwide best-seller called 'A Man Called Intrepid'.) 
Price: 5.88 USD

 
12 Lonely Planet Britain
Ver Berkmoes, Ryan; Smallman, Tom; Ray, Nick; Davenport, Fionn; Callan, Lou; Bedford, Neal; O'Carroll, Oda Oakland, California, U.S.A. Lonely Planet 2001 1864501472 / 9781864501476 Soft cover Very Good Book 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
; Wraps; 1088 pages; Fourth edition; 147 maps including full-colour London map section; Color photographs/illustrations and black & white illustrations; Textblock is tight and bright with no internal markings and no names; Pictorial cover with modest shelf and edge wear; . (Timeless villages, kitsch seaside towns, historic cities, alluring landscapes and a vibrant cultural and social scene is just some of what England, Scotland and Wales have to offer. Discover it all with this essential guide.) 
Price: 6.49 USD

 


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