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LADY DEATH THE MEMOIRS OF STALIN'S SNIPER
Written by Lyudmila Pavlichenko.
Stock no. 1321486
Published by Greenhill Books. 1st 2018. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Maroon boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781784382704. Spine bumped. Some light spotting to text block. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed.

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NELSON A. MILES AND THE TWILIGHT OF THE FRONTIER ARMY
Written by Robert Wooster.
Stock no. 2135258
Published by University of Nebraska. Circa 1993. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The first competent biography of an extremely important figure in nineteenth century military history - from the Civil War through the Indian Wars to the Spanish-American War and the reforms that ended the Old Army. Dark blue cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0803247591. A few marks to outer page edges.

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HERO OF BEECHER ISLAND: THE LIFE AND MILITARY CAREER OF GEORGE A. FORSYTH
Written by David Dixon.
Stock no. 2135255
Published by University of Nebraska. 1st USA 1994. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0803217005. Browning to top and tail of spine. A few foxspots to outer page edges. Wrapper is creased to front flap and faded along a couple of edges.

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GERONIMO: A BIOGRAPHY
Written by Alexander B. Adams.
Stock no. 2135254
Published by New English Library. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Pale yellow boards, gilt title to spine; vignette to front cover. Illustrated Biography; b/w photos. ISBN: 0450016277. Browning and foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine.

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SAMBO SAHIB
Written by Elizabeth Hay.
Stock no. 1321445
Published by Paul Harris Publishing. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The story of Little Black Sambo and Helen Bannerman. B/w photos. Red boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 090450591X. Spine and corners bumped. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is price-cut, slightly creased at edges and faded to spine.

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PLUTARCH LIVES
Written by Plutarch; Arthur Hugh Clough. Illustrated by David Rooney.
Stock no. 1822175
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2010. Nearly fine condition.

A four volume set based on the Dryden Translation and edited by A.H. Clough: The rise of Classical Greece; The Age of Empire-Builders; From Kings to Consuls; The Age of Caesar. Biographies of Green & Roman figures. Red cloth boards with gilt decorations and titles. B/w plates. A fine set contained in publisher's slipcase in almost fine condition - some scuffing.

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NOT MUCH OF AN ENGINEER: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Written by Stanley Hooker.
Stock no. 1822173
Published by Airlife. 1st 1984. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Biography of a lifelong jet engine engineer. ISBN: 0906393353. Small patch of surface paper from verso of dustwrapper stuck to top front edge of spine. Vertical crease to spine. Newspaper obituary of Sir Stanley Hooker glued to front pastedown. Name & date in ink to front endpaper. Text block browned. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned, faded to spine, verso of spine strengthened with glued down card (not visible from front), edge worn.

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MEMOIRS OF JAMES HARDY VAUX
Written by James Hardy Vaux; Noel McLachlan.
Stock no. 2135186
Published by Heinemann. 1st 1964. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth with silver title to spine. Including his Vocabulary of the Flash Language. Edited and with an introduction by McLachlan. Spotting and splash marks to some cover edges. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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CUNNINGHAM: THE LIFE AND CARS OF BRIGGS SWIFT CUNNINGHAM
Written by Dean Batchelor; Albert R. Bochroch.
Stock no. 2135178
Published by Motorbooks International. 1st 1993. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Square format. Colour and b/w photos. 192 pages. ISBN: 0879387955. Small tear to top of spine. Green mark to last page; contents are still excellent! Wrapper is creased with a few tears and chips, but minimal loss.

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THE RETREAT FROM MOSCOW
Written by Sergeant Bourgogne; Vincent Cronin.
Stock no. 2135149
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1985. Very good condition.

Grey/blue pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. The Memoirs of Sergeant Bourgogne 1812-1813. Bookplate to verso of front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Slip case is almost very good - has some surface paper damage and marks.

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KENNY ROBERTS: OKIE, RACER, PHILOSOPHER, KING
Written by Barry Coleman.
Stock no. 2135138
Published by Arthur Barker Limited. 1st 1982. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Orange boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0213168251. Bumping and wear to cover edges; some fading to spine. Page browning, with some foxing. Wrapper is price-cut with browning; wear to edges and some nicks.

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JUPITER'S TRAVELS IN CAMERA
Written by Ted Simon.
Stock no. 2135130
Published by Haynes Publishing. 1st 2013. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Photographic Record of Ted Simon's Celebrated Round-the-world Motorcycle Journey. Square format. Glazed boards. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 9780857333575. Bumping and knocks to corners and cover edges. A few scuff marks to covers. Contents are still excellent! Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks/chips at corners.

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