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Rules of Engagement by Brian Freemantle (£11.50)Publisher: Century — 1984Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0712604596]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dustwrapper. Gently faded at the spine. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: From the flap: “Four men became heroes in 1975. Their mission was to rescue Vietnam orphans before the Vietcong could reach them. Of the four one is now a millionaire businessman, one is America's most highly decorated Vietnam veteran. One is running for the Presidency and one, the Englishman, is dead, leaving his son to write his biography.”Notes: Size: 8¾" x 5¾". Red boards with Black titling to the Spine. 298 pages. Tags: rescue vietnam orphans gi’s local women vietcong washington bureau most famous war correspondent second world war every major global conflict act heroism vietnam america’s highest journalistic award vague uncertainties begin emerge father’s secret past vietnamese jungle american soldiers still being held prisoner reputation career nothing really lose
P&P: UK 1st £2.84. UK 2nd £2.52. EU Surface £3.86. EU Air £4.10. ROW Surface £3.86. ROW Air £6.72

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Promise of Hope by Colonel Mark Cook (£9.50)Publisher: Hamish Hamilton — 1994Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0241134676]Condition: Very Good — in Good Dustwrapper. Gently bruised at the spine ends and corners with commensurate ruffling to the dustwrapper. Top edges of text block tanned. Damaged stamp to the foot of the text block but, as usual, little evidence of this within the book. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: Illustrated with black and white photographs. From the flap: “The first shell that fell on the elegant town of Lipik wrecked the roof of the town's orphanage. Within three months Lipik had been destroyed, the people killed or driven from their homes, and the orphans evacuated under fire to another part of Croatia. Colonel Mark Cook, sent out to command the British contingent of the UN Protection Force in Croatia, had no idea of the emotional impact the scenes of devastation would have on him. Nor did he anticipate meeting and falling in love with the beautiful, troubled young doctor of Lipik, Marina Topic. When Marina was rushed into hospital and told she could die within months, her one wish was to see the ruined orphanage rebuilt to its former glory. Colonel Cook made a promise to her and the children. But he found himself agonizingly torn between his life in Croatia, and his understanding, loving wife and their sons in Britain..”Notes: Foreword or introduction by Martin Bell. Size: 9½" x 6¼". Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 240 pages. Tags: lipik driven from their homes orphans evacuated under fire croatia protection force marina topic ruined orphanage volunteer british soldiers determination achievement amidst despair destruction piecemeal recognition slovenia and croat serb moslem selce bellevue sgt chris biggins svicarac sir fitzroy maclean hrh crown prince hassan bin talal jordan novogradnja the dolls’ house croatian army colonel mark cook martin bell 0241134676 first editions firsts printings 1st
P&P: UK 1st £3.38. UK 2nd £2.92. EU Surface £5.16. EU Air £5.35. ROW Surface £5.16. ROW Air £9.22

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Journey for Three by Isabelle Holland (£7.50)Publisher: London: MacDonald & Jane's — 1978Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0354080512]Condition: Good+ — in Good+ Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper. Gently bruised at the head, tail and corners of the binding.Description: First British Edition. [First Published: USA, 1974] Illustrated by way of: Black & White Drawings;Notes: Illustrated by Lesley Smith. Size: 8¾" x 5¾". Brown boards with Silver titling to the Spine. 96 pages. Tags: eleven-year-old missionaries woman-hating full-length adolescents literature adolescent corrupting destroying bestseller pre-school king-smith molesworth delivering wanderings children’s imaginary cresswell charlotte bookshelf christian carpenter education childrens youngster cannibals catherine pleasure enduring coolidge children juvenile classics mystical andersen margaret european brothers literary humphrey language american kathleen stories frances fantasy carroll eleanor writing johanna fiction
P&P: UK 1st £2.84. UK 2nd £2.52. EU Surface £3.86. EU Air £4.10. ROW Surface £3.86. ROW Air £6.72

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Wildcat by Irene Makin (£7.50)Publisher: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co. — 1969Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Condition: Very Good — in Good+ Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper with a light scuff to the upper panel. Leans. Text complete, clean and tight. Description: First U. S. Edition. Notes: Jacket designed by Paul Giovanopoulos. Size: 8¾" x 5¾". Light Green boards with Dark Green titling to the Spine & Upper Board. 160 pages. Tags: animals answer awful dangers discovers family father fiction five his many mysteries mystery nightmares? orphaned orphans scotland surrounding the wild wildcats
P&P: UK 1st £2.84. UK 2nd £2.52. EU Surface £3.86. EU Air £4.10. ROW Surface £3.86. ROW Air £6.72

 
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