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BEAUMONT, MARGUERITE DE
THE WAY OF A HORSE.
London. Hurst and Blackett, 1953., First edition. The author owned the Shalbourne Stud, and won many events with her horses, Honeysuckle & Ladybird. 191 pages, with 26 b./w. photographs. Contents near fine, no inscription, but free enpage has been removed. D./w. is near fine, its been neatly covered with celophane, this was taped on to endpages. Although this has kept the d./w. nice & clean it has marked the endpages. 22cm. x 14cm. 1953
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Book number: 8161
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Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: horse stallion mare foal stable stud equine

 
BEEVOR, ANTONY
BERLIN. THE DOWNFALL 1945.
London. Penguin, 2003., Paperback, large (9.25" x 6") & thicker than usual. Reprint. First published by Viking 2002. 490 pages including interviews, diaries, unpublished accounts & source notes. 16 pages of maps, and 49 b./ w. photographs. 9¼" x 6". Near fine, no inscription. Priced on back £12.99. ISBN 0140286969. 2003
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Book number: 3691
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Catalogue: Military History
Keywords: Berlin Hitler World War 2 Nazis

 
BEHREND, ARTHUR.
Portrait of a Family Firm. Bahr, Behrend & Co. 1793-1945.
Liverpool. Arthur Behrend, 1970., First edition. A history of the shipping firm, researched & written by a partner after he retired, intended for members of the firm & their families, and customers only, not to be sold in bookshops. 206 pages, with 30 b./w. photographs, prints & documents. Navy blue cover near fine. Contents near fine, no inscription or marks. D./w. is near fine except corners slightly worn. 22cm. x 14.25cm. 1970
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Book number: 8533
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Keywords: Behrend Liverpool shipping

 
BELL, AGNES PATON.
MELBOURNE JOHN BATMAN'S VILLAGE.
Melbourne, Australia. Cassell Australia, 1965., Ex Library. 178 pages, including chaper notes, bibliography & index. 4 colour illustrations and 60 in b./w. 25cm. x 15cm. Near fine except "Sale 1995" stamped in red on half-title page, library marks, stamps & labels. Near fine d./w., priced 45/- (£2.25) but corners slightly worn, and bottom edge was folded under to fit inside library sleeve.. 1965
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Book number: 8250
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Catalogue: History
Keywords: Melbourne Australia Victoria John Batman

 
BELL, KEN.
NOT IN VAIN.
Newton Abbot, Devon. David & Charles, c. 1970, No date of publication. Ken Bell was a photographer in 1944 on Normandy Beach; he witnessed & photographed the scenes of battle. 25 years later he returned to the same places & photographed them again, in peacetime. 143 pages.10¼" x 10". Near fine, no inscription, or marks. in near fine green cloth cover. Near fine d./w., not price clipped (£5.25) ISBN 071535855. 1970
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Book number: 3347
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Catalogue: History
Keywords: W./W.2 Belgium Germany Eisenhower Nazis Normandy 1944

 
BELLAMY, DAVID AND MACKIE, SHEILA.
THE GREAT SEASONS.
London. Hodder & Stoughton, 1981., Foreword by Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother. "Presented in words by David Bellamy, and in pictures by Sheila Mackie." 153 pages including glossary. Many full page colour illustrations, about 60. Near fine, no inscription or marks. Near fine d./w. 24.75cm. x 18.5cm. ISBN 0340257202. 1981
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Book number: 7811
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Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: seasons Spring Summer Autumn Winter

 
BELLAMY, CHRIS.
THE GURKHAS. SPECIAL FORCE.
London. John Murray, 2011., Brings the history of the Gurkhas, and the battles they fought, right up to date." 414 pages. 36 b./w. photographs on 16 pages. 13 figures, and 3 lists of tables. Contents near fine, no inscription or marks. Near fine d./w. but top of spine slightly bumped, priced £20. 24cm. x 16cm. ISBN 9781848543423. 2011
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Book number: 7657
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Catalogue: Military History
Keywords: Gurkhas Nepal Nepalese Sikkim

 
BENCE-JONES, MARK.
THE CAVALIERS.
London. Book Club Associates, 1977., Reprint, first published 1976 by Constable. The Civil War, with King Charles 1st. and his Cavaliers against Oliver Cromwell and his Roundheads. 206 pages. 1 colour and 25 b./w. photographs. End pages illustrated with maps showing sites of principal battles. Near fine, no inscription. Near fine d./w. 22cm.x 14cm. 1977
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Book number: 6792
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Catalogue: History
Keywords: Cavalier Prince Rupert Charles 1 Marston Moor Naseby Oliver Cromwell Clarendon

 
BENINGFIELD, GORDON.
Beningfield's English Farm
London. Viking / Penguin Books, 1988., Hardback. First edition. 140 pages. Over 100 beautiful watercolour paintings of animals, birds, & traditional buildings found on an English farm. Cover & contents near fine, no inscription or marks. Near fine d./w. but price clipped. 26.5cm. x 27.5cm. ISBN 0670811912 1988
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Book number: 9998
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Catalogue: Natural history
Keywords: farms farmers cows cattle horses birds watercolours

 
BENNETT, H. S.
Life On The English Manor. A Study of Peasant Conditions 1150-1400.
Gloucester. Alan Sutton, 1987., Paperback. Reprint (of the 3rd impression which included 3 amendments) first published 1937 by Cambridge University Press in "Cambridge Studies in Medieval Life and Thought." 364 pages. 7 b./w.illustrations on 6 pages, and 4 woodcuts. 21.75cm. x 13.25cm. Near fine, no inscription or marks, but previous owner covered the card cover very neatly with clear plastic & back top corner is creased. Priced £6.95 on back. ISBN 0862993229. 1987 ISBN: 0862993229
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Book number: 10064
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Catalogue: History
Keywords: peasant manors tallage bailiff manor court Reeve Seneschal

 
BERLIN, SVEN.
JONAH'S DREAM. A Meditation on Fishing.
London. Phoenix House, 1964., First edition. Hardback. Illustrated by the author with 52 line drawings in pen & ink. 119 pages. Near fine, no inscription or marks. Near fine d./w. but ends of spine slightly worn, edges rubbed, & price clipped. Turquoise cover is near fine, still bright, with gilt lettering on spine, and design on front cover of a mayfly also in gilt. 22cm. x 14cm. 1964
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Book number: 7453
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Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: fishing fish Sven Berlin Jonah

 
BESSEL, RICHARD. (EDITOR)
LIFE IN THE THIRD REICH.
Oxford. Oxford University Press, 1987, Paperback. Introduction by Richard Bessel. 124 pages. 27 b./w. photographs. 7.75" x 5". Priced on back £8.99. Near fine. ISBN 0192851845. 1987
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Book number: 4947
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Catalogue: History
Keywords: 3rd Reich Nazis Germany Hitler

 
BIRTWISTLE, JOHN.
Wirral Memories, from the archives of Wirral Champion.
Prenton, Wirral. Wirral Champion, 1998., Large size softback. 29.75cm. x 21cm. 96 pages, illustrated in colour and black & white throughout. Stiff card cover, and contents are near fine, no inscription or marks, but corners are slightly bumped. Priced on back £6.95.
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Book number: 8345
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Keywords: Wirral Champion John Birtwistle 5774 Thornton Hough Birkenhead Wallasey Burton New Brighton Bebington

 
BISHOP, PATRICK
Fighter Boys. Saving Britain 1940.
London. Harper Perennial, 2004., Paperback. About the young pilots, their crews, & the planes they flew in the second world war. 434 pages, & 40 b./w. photographs. 7.75" x 5". Near fine. No inscription, no marks or stains. Priced £7.99 on back. ISBN 0006532047. 3033
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Book number: 3033
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Catalogue: Military History
Keywords: world war 2 Spitfires squadron R.A.F. Royal Air Force Polish Airforce

 
BLAMEY, MARJORIE AND PHILLIP.
FLOWERS OF THE COUNTRYSIDE.
London. Collins, 1980, A study of the "wild flowers of the British countryside, what they mean to us, & what we must do to allow them to survive." Written by Phillip and Marjorie Blamey, with lovely illustrations in colour by Marjorie Blamey. 224 pages including glossary, bibliography & index. 10.25" x 7.5". Near fine, no inscription or marks. Near fine d./w., but small tear back top edge of spine. ISBN 0004116631 1980
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Book number: 5156
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 US$ 7.85 | JP¥ 858]
Catalogue: Natural History
Keywords: flowers plants floral wildflowers meadow field

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