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Paperback. Presents the story of one of the Second World War's most unusual animal heroes - a 14-stone St Bernard dog who became global mascot for the Royal Norwegian Forces and a symbol of freedom and inspiration for Allied troops throughout Europe. Num Pages: 224 pages, 16pp b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKS; 1DNN; 3JJH; BTM; HBJD; HBLW; HBWQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 14. Weight in Grams: 218. World War II Canine Hero. 224 pages, 16pp b&w illustrations. Presents the story of one of the Second World War's most unusual animal heroes - a 14-stone St Bernard dog who became global mascot for the Royal Norwegian Forces and a symbol of freedom and inspiration for Allied troops throughout Europe. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1DBKS; 1DNN; 3JJH; BTM; HBJD; HBLW; HBWQ. Dimension: 198 x 129 x 14. Weight: 226.
Publisher
Birlinn
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9781841588490
ISBN
9781841588490
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 15.99
€ 12.14

Paperback. Contains more than twenty real-life accounts of sea kayaking accidents that offers you potentially life-saving lessons. This book contains selected articles drawn from "Sea Kayaker" magazine. It answers the questions: What did the paddlers do wrong? What did they do right? And, how might the accident have been prevented? Num Pages: 192 pages, maps. BIC Classification: BT; VFDF; WSSN5. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 215 x 139 x 13. Weight in Grams: 256.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
McGraw-Hill Education - Europe United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
192
Condition
New
SKU
V9780070084995
ISBN
9780070084995
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 25.99
€ 19.75

Paperback. From the author of Unbroken - a major motion picture releasing in 2015 - this is the bestselling true story of three men and their dreams for a racehorse, Seabiscuit. Num Pages: 496 pages, portraits. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JJG; BT; WSNB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 194 x 132 x 27. Weight in Grams: 350.
Edition
2nd Impression
Publisher
Fourth Estate Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Condition
New
SKU
V9781841150925
ISBN
9781841150925
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 15.00
€ 12.64

Paperback. The inside account of the Bin Laden Mission, told by the men who were there to the only author they trusted, a former SEAL commander. Num Pages: 352 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FCA; 3JMC; BTM; JPWL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 126 x 23. Weight in Grams: 242.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Quercus Publishing
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780874647
ISBN
9781780874647
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 15.00
€ 12.95

Paperback. A fascinating insight into one of the most elite special operations units in the world. Num Pages: 352 pages, 16pp B&W Photos. BIC Classification: BTM; JWH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 128 x 197 x 24. Weight in Grams: 292. Very good copy with light shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Little, Brown Book Group
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KCW0007328
ISBN
9780751549027
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. Num Pages: 304 pages, b/w photos. BIC Classification: 1KBB; BTC; HBJK; JKVM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 225 x 153 x 23. Weight in Grams: 490.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Minnesota Historical Society Press
Edition
0th Edition
Number of pages
304
Condition
New
SKU
V9780873519045
ISBN
9780873519045
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 24.99
€ 22.78

Paperback. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: BM; BTP; JFFE1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 270 x 32. Weight in Grams: 300.
Publisher
Bonnier Books Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781911274100
ISBN
9781911274100
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 10.99
€ 9.08

Paperback. Murder, human-rights abuse, drugs, blackmail, extortion, extreme violence, medical maltreatment and unjustifiable death penalties feature as everyday occurrences in the living hells that are Bangkwang and Klong Prem jails. The author has graphically revealed this shocking reality through the eyes of a long-term inmate from the West. Num Pages: 304 pages, 1 x 8pp b/w. BIC Classification: 1FMT; BTP; JKVP1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 128 x 19. Weight in Grams: 238.
Publisher
Transworld Publishers Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
304
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845965815
ISBN
9781845965815
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 15.00
€ 12.99

Paperback. Num Pages: 432 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 151 x 25. Weight in Grams: 460.
Publisher
Penguin Putnam Inc United States
Number of pages
432
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Edition
Trade edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780425196403
ISBN
9780425196403
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 14.78

Paperback. She is a glamorous model, actress, filmmaker and investigative journalist who has spent years visiting high security prisons, getting to know sadistic killers like Gary Ray Bowles and Keith Hunter Jesperson, 'The Happy Faced Killer'. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 137 x 18. Weight in Grams: 198. My Death Row Interviews with the Most Dangerous Men on the Planet. 288 pages. She is a glamorous model, actress, filmmaker and investigative journalist who has spent years visiting high security prisons, getting to know sadistic killers like Gary Ray Bowles and Keith Hunter Jesperson, 'The Happy Faced Killer'. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: BTC. Dimension: 196 x 137 x 18. Weight: 198.
Publisher
John Blake
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843583998
ISBN
9781843583998
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 10.99
€ 9.16

Paperback. Num Pages: 308 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEYK; BT; WSJA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 22. Weight in Grams: 278.
Publisher
Milo Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
308
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9781903854846
ISBN
9781903854846
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 10.50

Paperback. Some died, some went to jail-who holds the key to the missing millions? Num Pages: 296 pages, 24 illus. BIC Classification: BTC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. .
Publisher
University Press of New England
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781611688917
ISBN
9781611688917
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 20.99
€ 17.90

Hardcover. On July 31, 1997, a six-man Emergency Service team from the NYPD raided a terrorist cell in Brooklyn - and thus narrowly prevented a devastating suicide bombing of the New York subway. This book tells the dramatic story of that raid, the painstaking police work that went into it, and its unexpected aftermath. Num Pages: 344 pages, 1 line drawing. BIC Classification: 1KBBEY; BTC; JKSW1; JPWL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 32. Weight in Grams: 685.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Number of pages
344
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226360904
ISBN
9780226360904
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 29.99
€ 23.43

Paperback. This text looks at the cyclical movement of Europe from implicit sexual tolerance to repression to sexual liberalisation and open toleration. Num Pages: 256 pages, 36 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1D; 3H; BTC; HBJD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 124 x 22. Weight in Grams: 302.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752429779
ISBN
9780752429779
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 16.18

Paperback. 'Sex on the Moon' is the amazing true story of the 35-year-old genius who convinced NASA interns to help him steal Apollo moon rocks from every moon landing in history. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 132 x 20. Weight in Grams: 236.
Publisher
Arrow
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099553427
ISBN
9780099553427
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 20.99
€ 16.39

Paperback. The definitive account of the old-school robbery that gripped Britain and the hunt for the gangsters behind it. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; 3JMG; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 199 x 25. Weight in Grams: 256.
Publisher
Quercus
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781784298166
ISBN
9781784298166
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.48

Paperback. .
Publisher
Vintage United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Edition
First Edition First
Condition
New
SKU
V9780712668071
ISBN
9780712668071
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 17.22

Paperback. A compelling and dramatic account of the sinking of the Titanic as seen through the eyes of those who survived Num Pages: 400 pages, 2 x 8pp b-w plates. BIC Classification: 1QSAN; 3JJC; BTP; HBTM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 132 x 26. Weight in Grams: 304.
Publisher
Simon & Schuster UK
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9781847398826
ISBN
9781847398826
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.16

Paperback. Details the secrets of one of history's greatest criminal conspiracies, and of how world-champion boxer Freddie Mills really died. This title tells the tale that moves from London to New York and Las Vegas, down to Miami, into Havana, then on to the Bahamas and back to an unexpected denouement in London. Num Pages: 304 pages, 1 x 8pp b/w. BIC Classification: BTC; JKVM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 136 x 216 x 23. Weight in Grams: 348.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Mainstream
Edition
First Edition
Number of pages
304
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845967796
ISBN
9781845967796
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 20.99
€ 19.99

Paperback. Journalist Maximilian Potter uncovers a fascinating plot to destroy the vines of La Romanee-Conti, Burgundy's finest and most expensive wine. Num Pages: 304 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DDF; BTC; WBXD1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 205 x 134 x 26. Weight in Grams: 260.
Publisher
Little, Brown & Company
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781455516094
ISBN
9781455516094
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 15.80

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