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Political & Biographies - General Section
A comprehensive selection of biographies & commentaries from many well known commanders & leaders. Here you will find Wellington, Wavell & Patton side-by side with Richard Nixon, Kim Philby & J. Edgar Hoover
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DOLLFUSS
by Gordon Brook-Shepherd

The career of Engelbert Dollfuss from his childhood on a farm to his assumption of the Chancellorship of Austria and his murder by the Nazis in 1934

1961, Macmillan, , ,< J-01>,296pp illustrations, Spine of dustjacket faded. Good., ,
Subject...Political & Biographies - General
Web No. 38052-01..............................£10.00

THE SECRET SERVANT
by Anthony Cave Brown

Pages browning, Good in creased d/w. The life of Major-General Sir Stewart Menzies, "Churchill's Spymaster", who was considered to be the role model for Ian Fleming's 'M' in his James Bond novels.

1988, Michael Joseph, , 0718127455,< J-01>,830pp illustrations, , ,
Subject...Political & Biographies - General
Web No. 3224-03..............................£8.00

GUNS OR BUTTER
by R H Bruce Lockhart

Front hinge splitting at endpaper. Rubbed Blue boards, no d/w. The book is subtitled 'War Countries and Peace Countries of Europe Revisited'. The author spent his early career in the diplomatic service but post war restlessness moved him into Banking and, on his return to London, journalism for Lord Beaverbrook. In 1937 he resigned and spent time travelling in Europe, lecturing and researching future books. This is his account of his travels and the people he met during that time in the period just prior to the Second World War.

1938, Putnam Publishers, , ,< J-01>,382pp, endpaper maps., Fair, ,
Subject...Political & Biographies - General
Web No. 12219-01..............................£6.00

SAMUEL PEPYS: THE SAVIOUR OF THE NAVY
by Arthur Bryant

n this final volume in his three-volume history of the life and career of Samuel Pepys, historian Arthur Bryant records Pepys's life from 1683 to 1689, when he resigned as MP for Harwich and Secretary of the Admiralty. Bryant draws on Pepys' unpublished manuscripts and notes from the Admiralty to illuminate these important years, when he was King's Secretary for the Admiralty under Charles II and James II. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in Pepys or Restoration politic

1953, Reprint Society, , ,< J-01>,, Fair in faded yellow boards, ,
Subject...Political & Biographies - General
Web No. 16975-01..............................£5.00

SAMUEL PEPYS:THE MAN IN THE MAKING
by Arthur Bryant

The first part of the trilogy of Pepys life covering the first 36 years of his life from 1663-1669, and his marriage to Elizabeth le Marchant de St Michel, the daughter of a French Huguenot who had come over in the court of Queen Henrietta Maria. An excellent profile through his diaries, of the culture and politics of the time.

1952, Reprint Society, , ,< J-01>,416pp, dw rubbed at edges. ex libris label inside cover. Good., ,
Subject...Political & Biographies - General
Web No. 35148-01..............................£6.00

A LUCKY CHILD
by Thomas Buergenthal

At the age of ten Thomas Buergenthal arrived at Auschwitz after surviving the Ghetto of Kielce and two labour camps, and was soon separated from his parents. Using his wits and some remarkable strokes of luck, he managed to survive until he was liberated from Sachsenhausen in 1945. After experiencing the turmoil of Europe's post-war years - from the Battle of Berlin, to a Jewish orphanage in Poland - Buergenthal went to America in the 1950s at the age of seventeen. He eventually became one of the world's leading experts on international law and human rights.

2009, Profile Books, , 9781846681783,< J-01>,231pp, Near fine in d/w, ,
Subject...Political & Biographies - General
Web No. 36565-01..............................£6.00

HITLER AND STALIN: PARALLEL LIVES
by Alan Bullock

A fascinating and monumental study of Hitler and Stalin. Bullock compares their backgrounds, early lives, their rise to power power, their methods of government, why their careers developed as they did and their conduct of war. An account of the crucial events of the formative years of the twentieth century.

1991, Harper Collins, , 0002154943,< J-01>,1054pp, 30 illustrations, Good in card covers, , CARD
Subject...Political & Biographies - General
Web No. 12685-04..............................£10.00

HITLER AND STALIN: PARALLEL LIVES
by Alan Bullock

A fascinating and monumental study of Hitler and Stalin. Bullock compares their backgrounds, early lives, their rise to power power, their methods of government, why their careers developed as they did and their conduct of war. An account of the crucial events of the formative years of the twentieth century.

1991, Harper Collins, , 0002154943,< J-01>,1189pp, 62 illustrations, 18 maps, appendices, notes, bibliography, index, Good + in dw, ,
Subject...Political & Biographies - General
Web No. 12685-02..............................£12.00

HITLER AND STALIN: PARALLEL LIVES
by Alan Bullock

A fascinating and monumental study of Hitler and Stalin. Bullock compares their backgrounds, early lives, their rise to power power, their methods of government, why their careers developed as they did and their conduct of war. An account of the crucial events of the formative years of the twentieth century.

1991, Harper Collins, , 0002154943,< J-01>,1054pp, 30 ills, Very good in card covers, , CARD
Subject...Political & Biographies - General
Web No. 12685-01..............................£12.00

THREE YEARS WITH EISENHOWER
by Captain H C Butcher

Good in black cloth, no d/w. The author was Naval Aide to Eisenhower from 1942 to 1945 and was with him during the campaigns in North Africa, Sicily, Italy, and North West Europe. When published these recollections caused considerable controversy, being an inside account of the political and military strategies of the time.

1946, Heinemann, , ,< J-01>,xviii + 749pp, photos, ep maps, , ,
Subject...Political & Biographies - General
Web No. 12242-02..............................£6.00

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