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The Art of War

By: Sun Tzu

Price: $14.95

Publisher: UK, Macmillan Collector's Library: 2018

Seller ID: 9781509827954

ISBN: 1509827951

Condition: New


This is a fresh, contemporary translation of Sun Tzu's The Art of War for the 21st century. As well as its historical importance, it is one of the most influential political and business books of our era. This edition rediscovers the essential clarity of the ancient masterpiece, cited by generals from a dozen Chinese dynasties, international business leaders, and modern military field manuals. It also contains a full commentary on Sun Tzu, the man and his ideas, contemporary of Confucius and Buddha; and a critical guide to further reading. This is the perfect introduction to one of the world's... View more info

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Stormbreaker #1 Alex Rider

By: Anthony Horowitz

Price: $16.95

Publisher: UK, Walker Books: 2015

Seller ID: 9781406360196

ISBN: 1406360198

Condition: New


In the first book in the number one bestselling Alex Rider series by Anthony Horowitz, fourteen-year-old Alex is forcibly recruited into MI6. Armed with secret gadgets, he is sent to investigate Herod Sayle, a man who is offering state-of-the-art Stormbreaker computers to every school in the country. But the teenage spy soon finds himself in mortal danger. About the Author: Anthony Horowitz is the author of the number one bestselling Alex Rider books and The Power of Five series. He has enjoyed huge success as a writer for both children and adults, most recently with the latest adventure in th... View more info

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A Sudden Change of Heart [used book]

By: Barbara Taylor Bradford

Price: $5.00

Publisher: UK, Harper Collins: 1999

Seller ID: 002325

ISBN: 000783375X

Condition: Good


Barbara Taylor Bradford has become one of the world's most cherished storytellers, having written fourteen bestselling novels that went on to become enduring favorites. In A Sudden Change of Heart, readers are once again invited to fall under the spell of a magical weaver of tales at her most seductive. Laura Valiant and Claire Benson are best friends from childhood and have remained exceptionally close through the turmoil of adult life. They have much to celebrate : Laura is a partner in a challenging and successful art dealership in New York, and her marriage to the handsome and always amia... View more info

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Mechanika [Revised and Updated] Creating the Art of Space, Aliens, Robots and Sci-Fi

By: Doug Chiang

Price: $42.95

Publisher: USA, Impact Books: 2015

Edition: Revised and Updated Edition

Seller ID: 9781440342530

ISBN: 1440342539

Condition: New


In a post-apocalyptic alien landscape, starfighters crash land in desert terrain, dino riders rear up, rusted crab walkers litter the horizon and men work with--or fight against--giant iron robots. You control it all and Academy Award-winning sci-fi film production designer Doug Chiang tells you how. In this revised and updated version of his best-selling book, Mechanika, Chiang uses his 25 years in the film industry working on such films as the Star Wars franchise, Terminator 2: Judgment Day and War of the Worlds to teach you the techniques, tools and tips to draw and think like a master sci-... View more info

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People of the Book [used book]

By: Geraldine Brooks

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Harper Perennial: 2009

Seller ID: 004095

ISBN: 0732280389

Condition: Good


When Hanna Heath gets a call in the middle of the night in her Sydney home about a precious medieval manuscript that has been recovered from the smouldering ruins of war-torn Sarajevo, she knows she is on the brink of the experience of a lifetime. A renowned book conservator, she must now make her way to Bosnia to start work on restoring the Sarajevo Haggadah -- a Jewish prayer book -- to discover its secrets and piece together the story of its miraculous survival. But the trip will also set in motion a series of events that threaten to rock Hanna's orderly life, including her encounter with ... View more info

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The Battle of Britain

By: Kate Moore

Price: $24.95

Publisher: UK, Osprey Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 001884

ISBN: 147280872X

Condition: New


In 1940 Britain was an island under siege. The march of the Nazi war machine had been unrelenting: France and Belgium had quickly fallen and now the British Empire and the Commonwealth stood alone to counter the grave threat. However, their fate would not be decided by armies of millions but by a small band of fighter pilots. It was on their shoulders that Britain's best chance of survival rested. Above the villages and cities, playing fields and market towns, the skies of southern England were the scene of countless dogfights as the fledgling Fighter Command duelled daily against the might of... View more info

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The Shifting Fog @ The House at Riverton [used book]

By: Kate Morton

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Allen & Unwin: 2007

Seller ID: 003219

ISBN: 1741751772

Condition: Good


A rich and engrossing story of love, passion, secrets, and lies set in the gaiety, glamour, and grand country houses of post-war Edwardian England. Summer 1924: on the eve of a glittering Society party, by the lake of a grand English country house, a young poet takes his life. The only witnesses, sisters Hannah and Emmeline Hartford, will never speak to each other again. Winter 1999: Grace Bradley, 98, one-time house-maid of Riverton Manor, is visited by a young director making a film about the poet's suicide. Ghosts awaken and memories, long consigned to the dark reaches of Grace's mind, b... View more info

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Daughter of Smoke and Bone #1 Daughter of Smoke and Bone

By: Laini Taylor

Price: $14.95

Publisher: UK, Hodder and Stoughton: 2012

Seller ID: 002930

ISBN: 1444722654

Condition: New


Errand requiring immediate attention. Come.The note was on vellum, pierced by the talons of the almost-crow that delivered it. Karou read the message. 'He never says please', she sighed, but she gathered up her things. When Brimstone called, she always came. In general, Karou has managed to keep her two lives in balance. On the one hand, she's a seventeen-year-old art student in Prague; on the other, errand-girl to a monstrous creature who is the closest thing she has to family. Raised half in our world, half in 'Elsewhere', she has never understood Brimstone's dark work - buying teeth from hu... View more info

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Exploring Gallipoli: An Australian Army Battlefield 2E #4 Australian Army Campaigns Series

By: Lieutenant Colonel Glenn Wahlert

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Big Sky Publishing: 2011

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 002590

ISBN: 0980814065

Condition: New


This book provides both practical touring information on Gallipoli for the independent traveller, and a guide to the amazing First World War Anzac battlefields. Written by a serving Australian Army officer with over 30 years soldiering experience, and now a historian with the Australian Army History Unit, Lieutenant Colonel Glenn Wahlert presents a unique view of the campaign and of the key events that occurred on the ground. It includes detailed information on the key sites at Gallipoli, including recommended routes, optional walks and drives, maps, digital images, original art work and even ... View more info

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Pony Cavalcade 3in1 Angels on Horseback, A Leg at Each Corner, Thelwell's Riding Academy

By: Norman Thelwell

Price: $34.95

Publisher: UK, Methuen Publishing Ltd: 2011

Seller ID: 000525

ISBN: 0413777162

Condition: New


This omnibus edition contains much of Norman Thelwell’s invaluable advice to aspiring equestrians on how to get into the saddle and stay there; each item is illustrated with inimitable and deadly clarity. From the first publication of Angels on Horseback in 1957, the Thelwell pony entered the language— and the libraries of horse-lovers everywhere. The angels inAngels on Horseback are children, but there is plenty here about their parents. Both for those who know Thelwell, and for those who have not met him before, this book is a savory at all times—but especially after attending a gymkha... View more info

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Displaying your Model : Osprey Modelling 44

By: Richard Windrow

Price: $32.95

Publisher: UK, Osprey Publishing: 2009

Seller ID: 9781846034169

ISBN: 1846034167

Condition: Good


An instructional guide on how to maximize the visual appeal of a finished model. Even after the paint dries, there is still one important decision left to the modeller. How to display the finished work? In this new guide, expert modeller Richard Windrow covers all the common and many less common display techniques including dioramas, simple display cases, mirror stands, domes for individual figures, deep 'picture frame' boxes, and even light boxes. In a book crammed with pictures of beautiful models on display, from World War II tanks to modern-day rally cars, it instructs both novice and expe... View more info

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The Women Who Spied for Britain: Female Secret Agents of the Second World War

By: Robyn Walker

Price: $29.95

Publisher: UK, Amberley Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 003571

ISBN: 144564584X

Condition: New


Espionage is one of the world's oldest professions, and it played an integral role in Allied successes and failures during the Second World War. Equal to men in both their bravery and in the sacrifices they made, the female undercover operatives of the Second World War deserve to have their incredible stories told. The Women Who Spied for Britain traces the fascinating and sometimes tragic stories of eight women who put their lives on the line and made invaluable contributions to the British war effort. Drawn from many different walks of life, including a princess, a beauty queen, a war widow,... View more info

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Ottoman Navy Warships 1914-18 #227 New Vanguard

By: Ryan K. Noppen

Price: $24.95

Publisher: UK, Osprey Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 9781472806192

ISBN: 1472806190

Condition: New


At the start of the 20th century the Ottoman Navy was a shadow of its former might, a reflection of the empire as a whole - the "Sick Man of Europe". Years of defeat, nepotism, and neglect had left the Ottoman Navy with a mix of obsolete vessels, whilst the list of prospective enemies was ever-growing. An increasing Russian naval presence in the Black Sea and the alarming emergence of Italy and Greece as regional Naval powers proved beyond all doubt that intensive modernization was essential, indeed, the fate of the Empire as a naval power depended on it. So the Ottoman Navy looked to the ulti... View more info

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The Art of War [Collins Classics]

By: Sun Tzu

Price: $9.99

Publisher: UK, William Collins: 2018

Seller ID: 9780008296445

ISBN: 0008296448

Condition: New


HarperCollins is proud to present its incredible range of best-loved, essential classics. The ancient Chinese art of warfare written by military strategist Sun Tzu in the 5th century BC. About the Author: Sun Tzu was a Chinese general, military tactician and philosopher living in the 5th century BC. He is traditionally credited as the author of The Art of War. View more info

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The Art of War [Collins Classics]

By: Sun Tzu

Price: $5.99

Publisher: UK, William Collins: 2011

Seller ID: 9780007420124

ISBN: 0007420129

Condition: New


Written in the 6th century BC, Sun Tzu's The Art of War is a Chinese military treatise that is still revered today as the ultimate commentary on war and military strategy. Focussing on the principle that one can outsmart your foe mentally by thinking very carefully about strategy before resorting to physical battle, this philosophy continues to be applied to the corporate and business world. Sun Tzu's timeless appraisal of the different aspects of warfare are laid out in 13 chapters, including sections on `Laying Plans', `Waging War' and `Terrain'. Words that are as resonant today in ever... View more info

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The Art of War [Popular Penguins]

By: Sun Tzu

Price: $12.95

Publisher: UK, Penguin: 2009

Edition: Popular Penguins

Seller ID: 9780141045276

ISBN: 0141045272

Condition: New


Offering ancient wisdom on how to use skill, cunning, tactics and discipline to outwit your opponent, this bestselling 2000-year-old military manual is still worshipped by soldiers on the battlefield and managers in the boardroom as the ultimate guide to winning. View more info

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The Art of War [Penguin Classics]

By: Sun Tzu

Price: $14.95

Publisher: UK, Penguin: 2008

Edition: Penguin Classics

Seller ID: 9780140455526

ISBN: 0140455523

Condition: New


Still a source of inspiration for soldiers on the battlefield and managers in the boardroom 2000 years after it was written, Sun-Tzu's The Art of War is the most influential book of strategy in the world, translated from the Chinese by John Minford in Penguin Classics. 'Ultimate excellence lies not in winning every battle, but in defeating the enemy without ever fighting' For more than two thousand years, Sun-Tzu's The Art of War has provided leaders with profound insights into the use of skill, tactics, psychology and discipline to outwit opponents. Said to have inspired Napoleon, and u... View more info

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The Art of War : The Ancient Classic

By: Sun Tzu

Price: $20.95

Publisher: UK, Capstone Publishing: 2010

Seller ID: 9780857080097

ISBN: 0857080091

Condition: New


The original and bestselling leadership book! Sun Tzu's ideas on survival and success have been read across the world for centuries. Today they can still be applied to business, politics and life. The Art of War demonstrates how to win without conflict. It shows that with enough intelligence and planning, it is possible to conquer with a minimum of force and little destruction. This luxury hardback edition includes an introduction by Tom Butler-Bowdon that draws out lessons for managers and business leaders, and highlights the power of Sun Tzu's thinking in everyday life. View more info