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A NATION IN RETREAT?

By: Coker, Christopher

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Brasseys: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001516

Condition: Fine


Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Britain's Defence Commitment. Christopher Coker paints a bleak picture of British defence policy since 1945. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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The Chamberlain Cabinet: How the Meetings in 10 Downing Street, 1937-9, Led to the Second World War; Told for the First Time from the Cabinet Papers

By: Colvin, Ian Goodhope

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Gollancz: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003654

ISBN: 0575006404

Condition: Fine


Unclipped dustwrapper. No marks or inscriptions. Gold lettering to spine. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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The British Political Elite

By: Guttsman, W L

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, MacGibbon and Kee: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002912

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. This book is essential reading not only for sociologists and political scientists but for all good citizens and aspiring politicians. It traces both the decline of aristocracy and the persistence of the middle class grip on political power. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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The Lessons of History

By: Howard, Michael

Price: £37.50

Publisher: Don Mills, Ontario, Canada, Oxford University Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003653

ISBN: 0198215819

Condition: Fine


Unclipped dustwrapper. No marks or inscriptions. Gold lettering to spine. This is a collection of the major articles and lectures of Sir Michael Howard during his time as Regius Professor of Modern History in the University of Oxford between 1980 and 1989. Some reflect on contemporary events, but most are more broadly concerned with the historical process which underlies international politics, and the nature of the insights which historians should be able to bring to th... View more info

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The British

By: Middleton, Drew

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Secker and Warburg: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002344

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Unclipped, frayed dustwrapper with 1 inch closed tear. No marks or inscriptions. Silver lettering to spine. A profile of English politics and its people by the N Y Times London correspondent. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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Enoch Powell - Tory Tribune

By: Roth, Andrew

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, MacDonald: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002832

Condition: Very Good+


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. A biography of Powell from his childhood to an eccentric Right-wing intellectual and Tory politician. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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Shephards Watch

By: Shephard, Gillian

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Politico: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002830

ISBN: 1902301560

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper. Slight bumping to corners. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Shephard's Watch - Illusions of Power in British Politics. Few contemporary politicians have as much experience of office as Gillian Shephard, Secretary of State for Education in the final cabinet of John Major's administration. Laced with anecdote and written with Gillian Shephard's characteristic incision and humour, Shephard's Watch is a rarity among pol... View more info

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Oswald Mosley

By: Skidelsky, Robert

Price: £50.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001028

Condition: Very Good+


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Rare biography of the founder of The British Union Fascists (BUF). The author disentangles myths from facts while sheddign light in police and government attitudes to fascism in the 1930's. The author squarely confronts Mosley's most controversial fascist activities: the great rallies and marches which often led to violence: his attack on the Jews and his campaign in East End of Lond... View more info

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The Foreign Office

By: Strang, Lord

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Allen & Unwin: 1955

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003016

Condition: Very Good


2nd impression. Unclipped, frayed and worn dustwrapper with sunned spine. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. This book contains the first comprehensive description of the Foreign Office and the Foreign Service since the important Eden Reforms of 1943. Nice and clean internally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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Through the Looking Glass

By: Verrier, Anthony

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002738

ISBN: 0224019791

Condition: Very Good+


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with 2cm closed tear to rear and tape repaired corner. No marks or inscriptions. Silver lettering to spine. British Foreign Policy in the Age of Illusions. Anthony Verrier has selected six major post-war episodes to describe what British governments do when the desire to remain a world power is not matched by the resources necessary to be one. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing,... View more info