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We maintain an interesting and varied stock of second hand, out of print and antiquarian books. With over 20,000 titles in our inventory, we specialise in the following:

MILITARY & NAVAL HISTORY

 

We specialise in campaign studies and military biographies, though we have a wide stock that covers regimental histories, memoirs and military hardware. Victorian period, Great War and Second World War are well represented. Naval History includes campaigns from both World Wars as well as modern maritime reference books.

 

MODERN FIRST EDITIONS

 

Authors include Nancy Mitford, Daphne Du Maurier, Ian Fleming, Kenneth Grahame, Patrick O'Brien, Arthur Rackham, PG Wodehouse, John Le Carre, CS Forester, Roald Dahl, Graham Greene.

 

FIELD SPORTS

 

Titles include all aspects of Hunting, Shooting, Fishing and Stalking. In addition we keep a large stock of equestrian and countryside books. Our fishing titles cover fly, coarse and sea. We also have a number of books on general or sporting dogs and breed histories.

 

BIOGRAPHIES

 

Adventurers, statesmen, explorers, diplomats, actors and artists. Rich and varied lives from ancient history to modern times are to be found here.

 

SPORT

 

We have a very large collection of cricket books, including memoirs, test histories, tour studies and reference (including Wisdens). Other sports covered in depth are sailing and riding.

 

TOPOGRAPHY

 

From Vladivostok to Timbuktu, our range of travel books cover early motoring and British town and county studies, as well as foreign travel.

 

GENERAL FICTION

 

Includes many modern authors. Titles are often in Fine condition

 

AGRICULTURE

 

Titles include poultry rearing; pig breeding; equine; farm management; arable; dairy and beef production; rare breeds

 

 


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