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ORIGINS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
Written by John C. Miller. Illustrated by Eric M. Simon.
Stock no. 1816353
Published by Stanford University Press. 1st thus 1959. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Revised edition with a New Introduction and a Bibliography. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Corners bumped, boards clean. Neat name & date in ink to front endpaper. Contents clean. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn, rubbed and scuffed.

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THE WAR FOR AMERICA 1775-1783
Written by Piers Mackesy.
Stock no. 1816349
Published by Longmans. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The focus of this book is on the central direction of the American War of Independence, rather than on a particular theatre, and the author has explored the relationship between the various theatres of war and the formation of war-policy. Includes an examination of the Rockingham and Shelburne Ministries. Orange cloth boards, blue title label with gilt title to spine. Small stain to front board. Browning to text block. This copy was a review copy and includes the review notes loosely inserted. Orange pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn.

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CUSTER'S LUCK
Written by Edgar I. Stewart.
Stock no. 2126197
Published by University of Oklahoma Press. 1957. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Olive green cloth with maroon/gilt title box to spine. Bumping along cover edges. Foxing and marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with tears and chips; some small amounts of loss; faded to spine.

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HERMAN MELVILLE A BIOGRAPHY (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Hershel Parker.
Stock no. 2126179
Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Volume 1 covers 1819-1851. Volume 2 covers 1851-1891. B/w illustrations and photos. A few marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine; a few nicks and chips to edges of wrappers.

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WYATT EARP FRONTIER MARSHAL
Written by Stuart N. Lake.
Stock no. 2126158
Published by Houghton Mifflin and Company. Circa 1931. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Frontier days come to life in this vivid, colourful biography. B/w photos. This is an early reprint. Page 25 has error 'senventy-five'. Page 54 does NOT have 'ellby' spelling mistake (for belly) - has been corrected - so this is an early reprint. Browning to pages. A few splash marks to outer page edges. Wrapper has price cut from top corner of front flap; edge-tears and chips, with a little loss.

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THE MELVILLE LOG A DOCUMENTARY LIFE OF HERMAN MELVILLE 1819-1891
Written by Jay Leyda.
Stock no. 2126157
Published by Harcourt, Brace & Company. 1st USA 1951. Very good condition.

Two volume set in slip case. Blue cloth, gilt titles to spines. Some wear to bottoms of spines. Slip case in good condition - has large split to one side; some scuffing and wear; grubby marks.

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BATTLE MAPS OF THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR
Written by Richard O'Shea. Illustrated by David Greenspan.
Stock no. 2126081
Published by Alan Sutton. 1st 1994. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour illustrations. B/w photos. ISBN: 0750904771. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine with foxing to verso.

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MILITARY UNIFORMS IN AMERICA VOLUME II: YEARS OF GROWTH 1796-1851
Written by John R. Elting; et al.
Stock no. 1816320
Published by Presidio Press. 1st 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Covering the important period of the development of the new nation and the corresponding growth of its military forces. Portraying the uniforms worn by the Regular Army and Navy of the United States, the militia of various states, and the Mexican, British and French units that served in North America. Large format. Blue cloth boards, silver title to spine and vignette of Company of Military Historians to front. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0891410082. A little browning to boards. Minor foxing to text block else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine and scuffed.

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SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR 1898
Written by Ron Field. Illustrated by Richard Hook.
Stock no. 1816317
Published by Brassey's. 1st 1998. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Brassey's History of Uniforms series. Large format. Colour and b/w photos. A thorough analysis of the US, Spanish and Filipino armies with chapters detailing the range of their uniforms, weapons and equipment from the US Marines and US Cavalry to the exotic appearance of the Spanish Guerillas and Filipino Bolomen. ISBN: 1857532724. A few minor marks to boards. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed to rear panel.

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'SUCH SIGNAL SUCCESS'? CONFRONTATION ALONG THE WASHITA
Written by Kevin E. Galvin.
Stock no. 2125987
Published by Westerners Publications Ltd.. 1st 2003. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. A Collection of Essays. Volume 3 in the British Custeriana Series. Limited to 100 copies. Compiled and Edited by Galvin. Introduction by Sandy Barnard. This is Copy No. 035. Creasing to some cover corners.

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ARMY FAILURES AGAINST THE SIOUX IN 1876: AN EXAMINATION
Written by Francis B. Taunton.
Stock no. 2125986
Published by Westerners Publications Ltd.. 1st 2000. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. Volume 2 in the British Custeriana Series. Limited to 100 copies. This is Copy No. 016. Couple of corners are creased.

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GEORGE ARMSTRONG CUSTER
Written by Fred Dustin.
Stock no. 2125985
Published by Westerners Publications Ltd.. 1st 2000. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. Custer's Trial: The Aftermath The Review by Judge Advocate General Holt and Final Action by General Grant. Limited to 100 copies. Volume 1 in the British Custeriana Series. This is Copy No. 064.

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