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    • HEINEMANN, [1994]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition, with double-page map and endpaper maps; blue cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. leer más
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    • GEOFFREY CAVE, [1979]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 4to., Second Edition, with frontispiece and numerous plates; blue cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in price-clipped dustwrapper. Complete class record from the beginnings to the 'DARINGS' with many useful photographs selected to illustrate key design features. Curiously unrecorded by Law (one of the very few omissions). A standard reference, first published in 1976. leer más
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    • BATSFORD, [1961]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition, with portrait frontispiece, 35 plates (one double-page) on 22, and 5 maps (one double-page) and several illustrations in the text; blue cloth, gilt back, blue top, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. Published in Batsford's notable 'British Battles' series. leer más
    • GOLLANCZ, 1960
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition, with 28 plates on 16 and coloured endpaper maps, small neat signature on half-title, fore-edges lightly browned as often; red cloth, gilt back, a very good, bright, crisp, clean copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the wrapper mildly browned on (predominantly white) rear panel. Maps by Richard Edes Harrison. Includes a good bibliography. The dustwrapper is unusual in that the publisher's blurb occupies the whole of the inner surface. Compiled from many participants' accounts, this is still the finest one-volume account of D-Day. It is the basis of Ken Annakin's well-known fea... leer más
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    • N.D. [C.1946]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: Oblong 4to., First Edition, with 16 plates, numerous illustrations in the text, front inner wrapper map and large folding coloured map at rear, some pages very lightly browning as often; original pictorial wrappers, wire-stitched as issued, covers lightly rubbed at extremities else a very good, bright, crisp copy. Deceptively detailed booklet providing the official context of the immediate post-war occupation of Germany, in which 30 Corps was awarded a prominent role. As a unit 30 Corps requires no introduction here. Led by Horrocks for most of its life, it rapidly became one of the most re... leer más
    • HODDER & STOUGHTON, [1993]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition, with plates; black cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. leer más
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    • FOLIO SOCIETY, 2017
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition thus, with frontispiece, 24pp of coloured and monochrome plates, 12 monochrome illustrations in the text and map; black cloth, upper board blocked and lettered in colours, holland back lettered in blacl, a fine copy in publisher's pictorial board slip-case. SOGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON TITLE. leer más
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    • WEIDENFELD & NICOLSON, [1997-99]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 2 vols., 8vo., First Edition thus, with 126 plates on 48, and 2 double-page plans, 27 tables and 14 maps (8 double-page) in the text; black cloth, red endpapers, a near fine set in unclipped dustwrapper. Splendid set of the most comprehensive study to date. The Battle of the Atlantic was the longest, hardest-fought and most critical sea conflict in history: 'they [the U-boats] were the only thing that really frightened me' said Churchill. A study on this scale has been feasible only in the twenty years or so following the release of large official archives (the last of which principally con... leer más
    • HOGARTH PRESS, 1977-1984
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 5 vols., 8vo., First Edition, with endpaper maps (in all but first volume); original maroon cloth, gilt backs, a near fine set in unclipped dustwrapper. The set comprises Vol. I: 1915-1919 (1977); Vol. II: 1920-1924 (1978); Vol. III: 1925-1930 (1980); Vol. IV: 1931-1935 (1982); Vol. V: 1936-1941 (1984). COMPLETE SETS IN THIS CONDITION ARE VERY SCARCE. leer más
    • COUNTRY LIFE, [1916]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition, with coloured frontispiece, title in red and black, 17 monochrome plates, 9 illustrations and 12 maps and plans (a number full-page) in the text and a large folding map on japon; handsomely bound in full burgundy crushed morocco, sides with gilt frame border, back with raised bands, second and fourth compartments ruled and lettered in gilt, all other compartments tooled in gilt, gilt top, hand-made endpapers, a most attractive copy ideal as a gift or for presentation. With 16pp publisher's catalogue bound in at end. Published in the 'Country Life Series of Military Hist... leer más
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    • VIKING, [1988-91-95]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 3 vols., 8vo., First Edition, with numerous plates, maps and pedigrees; black cloth, gilt backs, a very good, bright, clean set in unclipped dustwrapper. THE FIRST VOLUME IS SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON TITLE. TThe set comprises Byzantium. The Early Centuries (1988); Byzantium. The Apogee (1991); Byzantium. The Decline and Fall (1995). COMPLETE SETS ARE SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION. leer más
    • CASSELL, [1954]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition, with frontispiece and plates, small neat contemporary inscription on front free endpaper; navy cloth, gilt back, fore-edges lightly spotted else a very good, bright, clean copy in unclipped dustwrapper. SCARCE. leer más
    • SIMON & SCHUSTER, 1990
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition, with endpaper maps; brown cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. leer más
    • BIOGRAPHICAL PRESS, 1911
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., Second Edition, with frontispiece, numerous plates in monochrome and photographs in the text, free endpapers very lightly browned; original green cloth, upper board and backstrip lettered in gilt, a very good, bright, clean copy. In the interests of economy, the second edition in cloth was published without the 6 coloured plates of the first edition; they are included in the morocco-bound version. leer más
    • UNIVERSITY PRESS, CAMBRIDGE, 1950
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 2 vols., 8vo., First Edition, with 15 plates, and additional illustrations in the text; original navy buckram, gilt back, blue tops, boards lightly age-soiled else a very good, bright, clean copy. With the armorial bookplate of Albert Evan Bernays (sometime Mayor of Richmond, Surrey) on front paste-downs, together with bookplate removal scars on same page. Volume I: Text; Vol. II: Commentary. VERY SCARCE. leer más
    • SOCIETY FOR THE PROPAGATION OF THE GOSPEL IN FOREIGN PARTS, 1933
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition, on laid paper, with numerous illustrations in the text; terracotta cloth, backstrip with printed paper label, boards lightly damp-marked at lower edge (not materially affecting contents), a good, bright, clean copy. SCARCE. leer más
    • SOUVENIR PRESS, [1975]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition thus, with numerous photographs, illustrations and diagrams in the text, small neat signature on front free endpaper; blue cloth, backstrip lettered in silver, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. The German edition appeared I 1972. leer más
    • JOHN MURRAY, 1947
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition, with portrait frontispiece, title in red and black, and 12 plates, some mild offsetting from fold-ins to free endpapers, signature on front paste-down; original blue buckram, backstrip lettered in silver, a very good, bright, clean copy. leer más
    • JONATHAN CAPE, [1933]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., Second Impression thus, with coloured frontispiece and numerous plates in monochrome; handsomely bound in dark brown full crushed morocco, sides with gilt frame border, back with raised bands, second and fourth compartments ruled and lettered in gilt, all other compartments tooled in gilt, gilt top, hand-made endpapers, lettering from original upper board mounted on new and separate leaf at front, a most attractive copy ideal as a gift or for presentation. Published a year after the first edition. leer más
    • SCRIBNER, 1930
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., free endpapers very lightly browned; green ribbed cloth, upper board and backstrip lettered in gilt, uncut, a very good, bright, clean copy. leer más
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