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Biography: historical, political & military

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Biography: historical, political & military

Paperback. A biography of the intriguing life of the unknown Liberal British Prime Minister. Series: 20 British Prime Ministers of the 20th Century. Num Pages: 168 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: BGH; JPHL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 130 x 13. Weight in Grams: 232.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Haus Publishing Limited United Kingdom
Edition
1st
Number of pages
168
Condition
New
SKU
V9781904950561
ISBN
9781904950561
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 10.99
€ 10.77

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Grand Central Publishing
Number of pages
544
Condition
New
Edition
Trade ed.
SKU
V9780446564632
ISBN
9780446564632
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 13.67

Paperback. A book about Margaret Thatcher by award-winning biographer Brenda Maddox. Num Pages: 304 pages, 2 x 8 pages colour and b/w photographs. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJPL; 3JJPN; BGH; JPFM; JPHL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 129 x 197 x 23. Weight in Grams: 228.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Hodder & Stoughton General Division United Kingdom
Number of pages
304
Condition
New
SKU
V9780340825464
ISBN
9780340825464
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 12.89

Paperback. A personal account of a Labour supporter's miserable eighteen years under a Tory government. A literary debut which combines wit with barbed insight from the author who has been a full time comedy writer since the voters of Battersea sacked him from his previous job as an MP's researcher for the House of Commons. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBK; BGHA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 129 x 21. Weight in Grams: 242. 8vo.Good copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Black Swan
Edition
First Edition
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0297052
ISBN
9780552998031
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. Isolated Command Post Keating - one of the most vulnerable US army bases in Afghanistan. Located at the bottom of a deep valley, soliders are exposed. The Taliban can see every move and attack is imminent. This is a true story of the platoon's brutal struggle for survival, told by the man who was awarded the Medal of Honor for his bravery. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: 1FCA; 1KBB; 3JMC; BGHA; HBJF; HBWS4; JWLF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 132 x 215 x 30. Weight in Grams: 372.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Arrow
Condition
New
SKU
9781784751814
ISBN
9781784751814
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 9.71

Paperback. Tells the story of the hard life in an Irish village, looking at characters such as the local tailor, the blacksmith and the farm-wife. The book combines laughter, pathos and innocence with the gossip of a closely-knit community. Num Pages: 184 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JJH; 3JJP; BGH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 135 x 0. Weight in Grams: 204. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Brandon
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0003874
ISBN
9780863221422
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 17.95

Paperback. Transcribed from an early manuscript copy and supplemented by correspondence and contemporary assessments, Narcissus Marsh's recollections illuminate a lost spiritual world. Their publication marks the tercentenary of the famous Dublin library which bears his name. Editor(s): Gillespie, Raymond; Fitzpatrick, David. Series: Irish Narratives S. Num Pages: 100 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JD; BGHA; BJ; HBJD1; HBLH; HRC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 198 x 130 x 9. Weight in Grams: 120. Clean copy with some shelf wear, minor nicks and bumps on cover but otherwise clean
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Cork University Press
Condition
Used, Good
SKU
KSS0003386
ISBN
9781859183380
Paperback
Condition: Used, Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. Storytelling kept alive the myths, legends, and history of the Blasket Islands, which are three miles off Irelands Dingle Peninsula. In her old age, Peig Sayers, 'the Queen of Gaelic storytellers', recounted her life to her son, who recorded the tale in this book. She recalls the events of her life and her simple philosophy. Translator(s): Ennis, Seamus. Num Pages: 160 pages, endpaper map. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JH; 3JJ; BGH; HBJD1; HBLL; HBTB; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 129 x 11. Weight in Grams: 124 131pp. 2000 reprint. Translated from the Irish by Seamus Ennis
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1961
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Condition
New
SKU
9780192812391
ISBN
9780192812391
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.95

Paperback. Mikhail Gorbachev is the man who changed everything. It was Gorbachev's initiative that raised the Iron Curtain; his actions that resulted in one of the era's most symbolic events, the demolition on the Berlin Wall; his reforms that set in train events leading to the fall of Communism. This book tells the human story. Num Pages: 1056 pages. BIC Classification: BGH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 213 x 138 x 61. Weight in Grams: 720.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Transworld Publishers Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
1056
Condition
New
SKU
V9780385613293
ISBN
9780385613293
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 24.99
€ 17.41

Hardcover. This enchanting collection brings together hundreds of Winston Churchill's wittiest remarks, as a record of all that was best about this endearing, conceited, talented and wildly funny Englishman. Num Pages: 162 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: BGH; WH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 206 x 136 x 19. Weight in Grams: 304. Clean copy with some shelf wear, minor nicks and bumps on dustwrapper but otherwise clean
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Michael O'Mara
Condition
Used, Good
Edition
First Edition
SKU
KSS0005300
ISBN
9781854795298
Hardback
Condition: Used, Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. William Kent (1685-1748) was great without a hint of gravitas, a con man who became one of the artistic geniuses of his age. He was a high camp Yorkshire bachelor, brought back by Lord Burlington from an artistic apprenticeship in Rome where he had painted for a cardinal and won prizes from a pope. Num Pages: 320 pages, 16pp b/w plates, 8pp colour plates. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JF; AMB; BGH; HBJD1; HBLL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 230 x 155 x 26. Weight in Grams: 476.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Vintage United Kingdom
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845951788
ISBN
9781845951788
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 16.10

Paperback. A blockbuster adventure about life, death and obsession in the Amazon Num Pages: 352 pages, 16 pages b-w plate. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 1KLSB; 3JH; 3JJ; BGH; HBJK; WTLC; WTLP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 133 x 198 x 23. Weight in Grams: 272.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Simon & Schuster UK
Condition
New
SKU
9781471164910
ISBN
9781471164910
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 8.80

Paperback. Series: Radical Irish Lives. Num Pages: 128 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JH; BGH; HBJD; HBLL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 143 x 212 x 14. Weight in Grams: 238.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Cork University Press
Condition
New
Edition
1st edition
SKU
9781859183106
ISBN
9781859183106
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 17.95

Paperback. Widely regarded as "the architect of modern Ireland", T K Whitaker's life spans the history of the Irish state in whose economic, social and cultural evolution he played an integral and influential role. In this book, the author reveals the quite extraordinary extent and diversity of T K Whitaker's work on behalf of the Irish State. Num Pages: 464 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JJP; BGH; HBJD1; JPW; KCZ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 129 x 198 x 31. Weight in Grams: 350. Widely regarded as "the architect of modern Ireland", T K Whitaker's life spans the history of the Irish state in whose economic, social and cultural evolution he played an integral and influential role. In this book, the author reveals the quite extraordinary extent and diversity of T K Whitaker's work on behalf of the Irish State. Num Pages: 464 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JJP; BGH; HBJD1; JPW; KCZ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 129 x 198 x 31. Weight in Grams: 350.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Doubleday Ireland
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
9781781620137
ISBN
9781781620137
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 15.99
€ 13.58

Paperback. A fascinating examination of the life of Thomas Clarke, a member of the Fenians and was a key leader of the Irish Republican Brotherhood in 1916. Series: 16Lives. Num Pages: 272 pages, 1 maps, 24 black & white halftones, 1 index, 1 biography. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JJF; BGH; HBJD1; HBLW; HBTV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 138 x 20. Weight in Grams: 278.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
The O'Brien Press Dublin
Condition
New
SKU
9781847172617
ISBN
9781847172617
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 10.54

Paperback. Gerry Adams offers his own unique, intimate account of the early years of his career, from his childhood in working-class Belfast to the more turbulent years of social activism that followed. Updated with new introduction and epilogue covering the huge changes in Irish society since the Good Friday Agreement. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: BGHA; HBJD1; JPHL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 139 x 304 x 20. Weight in Grams: 284.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Brandon
Condition
New
SKU
KSS0005766
ISBN
9781847179166
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 10.24

Paperback. Published on the 35th anniversary of Sands' death, this powerful biography illuminates his life and political impact. Num Pages: 464 pages. BIC Classification: BGH; HBJD1; HBLW3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 132 x 197 x 37. Weight in Grams: 532.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Pluto Press
Condition
New
SKU
9780745336336
ISBN
9780745336336
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 15.41

Paperback. This autobiography by Dermot Healy discusses his upbringing and his family in Ireland, and looks at the workings of memory. Series: Panther S. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: BGHA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 18. Weight in Grams: 200. Good copy with some shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0007864
ISBN
9781860463549
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 17.95

Hardcover. Illustrator(s): Hissey, Ivan. Series: Sussex Guide. Num Pages: 96 pages, 20 illustrations, map, marker ribbon. BIC Classification: 1DBKESX; BGH; JFSJ1; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 123 x 12. Weight in Grams: 194. Inscribed to previous owner. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear in good dustwrapper
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Snake River Press Ltd
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0006434
ISBN
9781906022075
Hardback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.99

Hardcover. On the night of 7 May 2015, Ed Balls thought there was a chance he would wake up the next morning as the new Chancellor of the Exchequer. Instead, he woke up without a job. Twenty-one years earlier he had left a promising career in journalism to work for Labour in opposition. Num Pages: 448 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JMC; BGHA; JP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 166 x 241 x 42. Weight in Grams: 804. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear. Dustwrapper with minor edge wear but remains very good
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Hutchinson
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0008564
ISBN
9781786330390
Hardback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 17.95