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The Toys of Astra-Pharos
The Toys of Astra-Pharos
by David J. Booth
Edition: Paperback

5.0 out of 5 stars This is a great little book, 15 Jun. 2017
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This is a great little book. I have "rediscovered" Astra Pharos after coming across an anti aircraft gun from my childhood. I have added several other models since. This is very much a niche publication & so the quality is surprisingly good. My one & only criticism is that the photos are a bit dark. That said, I would definitely recommend this book to anyone with an interest in A-P or any of the great British toys of the past. Well done to the author.


Gordon: the Career of Gordon of Khartoum
Gordon: the Career of Gordon of Khartoum
by Demetrius Charles Boulger
Edition: Paperback
Price: £13.18

4.0 out of 5 stars A challenge, but worth it, 30 Jan. 2017
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A very difficult book to evaluate as its weaknesses & strengths are one in the same. It was first published in 1899 & so is rather verbose by modern standards. However, the author knew Gordon personally & apparently quite well. You really do step back in time & are subject to the attitudes of the time rather than the modern liberal view that denigrates Britain's colonial history. That is a real plus. The flip side is that the author assumes that the reader is familiar with then current events & personalities. This can be frustrating at times. Overall this is a real "You Are There" experience & one can imagine sitting in a leather lounge chair at one's gentleman's club & reading of recent events. A challenge, but worth the effort.


Adjustable Bath 47mm Pop Up Waste Plug Only with Flat Seal Chrome
Adjustable Bath 47mm Pop Up Waste Plug Only with Flat Seal Chrome
Offered by E2Trade
Price: £6.40

5.0 out of 5 stars totally pleased, 16 Sept. 2016
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This is exactly what I wanted. The description by the supplier was perfect. The images & dimensions shown made me sure I was going to get a direct replacement for my old plug. Also, it arrived the next day after I placed my order. Totally pleased.


KAISERS ARMY IN COLOR: Uniforms of the Imperial German Army as Illustrated by Carl Becker (Schiffer Military History)
KAISERS ARMY IN COLOR: Uniforms of the Imperial German Army as Illustrated by Carl Becker (Schiffer Military History)
by CHARLES WOOLLEY
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £33.69

5.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful illustrations & a good layout, 17 Jun. 2016
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Fabulous. Beautiful illustrations & a good layout. Highly recommended.


Uniforms of the Imperial German Army, 1900-14: Lancers and Dragoons v. 3
Uniforms of the Imperial German Army, 1900-14: Lancers and Dragoons v. 3
by R.J. Marrion
Edition: Paperback

4.0 out of 5 stars A very nice older work, 17 Jun. 2016
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A very nice older work. It is a bit of a period piece in the artwork & the production values. That said, it is an excellent reference & full of useful illustrations & photos. A very worthwhile purchase.


George Stoneman: A Biography of the Union General
George Stoneman: A Biography of the Union General
by Ben Fuller Fordney
Edition: Paperback
Price: £23.50

4.0 out of 5 stars easy to read & very clear, 17 Feb. 2016
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I was particularly interested in this biography as I appear to have a distant familial relationship with the General. The work is extremely well written, easy to read & very clear. It is relatively brief & does not really "get under the skin" of Stoneman. This is no fault of the author, but rather due to circumstances. Stoneman experienced two disastrous property fires & so virtually all his personal papers were lost. That said, you do get a picture of a talented cavalry officer whose career was blighted by health problems & personality flaws. He ran foul of both Sherman & Grant & lacked the diplomatic skills to extricate himself. I would recommend this work to anyone with an interest in the fuller picture of the Civil War & who wants to delve beyond the major players such as Grant & Lee.


Cat Tales: Snippets on Life from Our Favorite Felines
Cat Tales: Snippets on Life from Our Favorite Felines
by Charles Wysocki
Edition: Hardcover

5.0 out of 5 stars delightful, 30 Dec. 2015
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A lovely little book with the delightful illustrations we expect of Wysocki. There are not a lot of pages, but there is much to enjoy.


An American Celebration: The Art of Charles Wysocki
An American Celebration: The Art of Charles Wysocki
by Charles Wysocki
Edition: Hardcover

5.0 out of 5 stars A beautiful book, 18 Dec. 2015
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A beautiful tribute to a very talented artist. The book is beautifully presented with excellent colour printing. The relatively large format makes it easier to appreciate the intricacy of Wysocki's work. A real bargain for a quality book. There really are no faults at all.


RM Replacement Remote Control for Toshiba SE-R0309
RM Replacement Remote Control for Toshiba SE-R0309
Price: £11.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Highly recommended, 12 Nov. 2015
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Could not be more pleased. I tried a generic handset that I bought locally first. It would turn the unit off & on, but nothing else. The RM remote arrived quickly after I ordered it & worked immediately with no setup of any kind required. Totally happy with the whole experience.


5200mAh 6-cell Laptop Battery for FUJITSU LifeBook A530 A531 AH530 AH531 BH531 LH52/C LH520 LH701 LH701A PH521 FPCBP250 FPCBP250AP FPCSP274 FPCBP274 FPCBP274AP FMVNBP186 CP477891-01 S26391-F495-L100 S26391-F840-L100
5200mAh 6-cell Laptop Battery for FUJITSU LifeBook A530 A531 AH530 AH531 BH531 LH52/C LH520 LH701 LH701A PH521 FPCBP250 FPCBP250AP FPCSP274 FPCBP274 FPCBP274AP FMVNBP186 CP477891-01 S26391-F495-L100 S26391-F840-L100

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 15 Sept. 2015
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So far it seems fine & provides adequate power before requiring recharging


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