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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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ALEXANDER THE GREAT'S CAMPAIGNS: A GUIDE TO ANCIENT POLITICAL AND MILITARY WARGAMING
Written by Phil Barker.
Stock no. 1822142
Published by Patrick Stephens. 1st 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

As well as being an immensely readable and superbly detailed account of Alexander the Great's actual campaigns, this book also enquires into many historical might-have-beens and gives boundless practical advice and information for all Ancient wargamers. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w maps & battle plans. ISBN: 0850593255. Text block lightly browned and slightly grubby. Endpapers lightly browned. Else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine.

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THE GENERAL: CHARLES DE GAULLE AND THE FRANCE HE SAVED
Written by Jonathan Fenby.
Stock no. 1822122
Published by Simon & Schuster. 1st 2010. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A magisterial, sweeping biography of one of the great leaders of the twentieth century and of the country with which he so identified himself. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781847373922. Includes relevant newspaper cuttings.

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THE SPANISH INQUISITION
Written by Henry Kamen.
Stock no. 1321360
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1998. Nearly fine condition.

A Historical Revision. Black cloth, gilt title to spine, dramatic gilt and red decoration to front. Brown endpapers show districts of the Spanish Inquisition. Colour plates. Some light spotting/scuffing to slipcase.

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NAPOLEONIC ARMY HANDBOOK: THE FRENCH ARMY AND HER ALLIES
Written by Richard Partridge; Michael Oliver.
Stock no. 1822101
Published by Constable. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A comprehensive regiment by regiment guide to the armies who fought with Napoleon including uniform design, organisation and tactics. ISBN: 1841192236. Text block slightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased and lightly scuffed to rear panel.

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HANNIBAL
Written by Ernle Bradford.
Stock no. 1321355
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1998. Slightly better than very good condition.

Red pictorial cloth, gilt picture to front. Colour photos. Introduced by Kenneth McLeish. Pale spotting to covers.

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THE ROYAL NAVY AND THE SLAVE TRADE
Written by Raymond Howell.
Stock no. 1822098
Published by Croom Helm. 1st 1987. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A detailed study of the role of the navy in combatting slavery, a fascinating excursion not only into naval history but into the whole question of the slave trade and opposition to it, as well as the mechanics of the trade itself. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0709947704.

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WELLINGTON'S DOCTORS: THE BRITISH ARMY MEDICAL SERVICES IN THE NAPOLEONIC WARS
Written by Martin Howard.
Stock no. 1822094
Published by The History Press. 1st thus 2008. Nearly fine condition.

The doctors of Britain's Napoleonic army played a crucial role in the war against France. Wellington was the first British general to praise his doctors in dispatches. Here, many rare contemporary Napoleonic memoirs and letters have been consulted to give a unique and vivid picture of the army doctors and the soldiers in their care. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781862274938. First paperback edition.

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DYNAMIC OF DESTRUCTION: CULTURE AND MASS KILLING IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR
Written by Alan Kramer.
Stock no. 2134950
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st thus 2008. Slightly better than very good condition.

The cultural mobilization and mass killing of the period were decisive in the development of the communist and fascist regimes in the years to come. The First World War had made the unthinkable thinkable. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780199543779. Some light edge-wear to covers.

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NAPOLEON'S MARSHALS
Written by David G. Chandler.
Stock no. 1822007
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st 1987. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w illustrations. Careers of the key French military commanders. ISBN: 0297791249. Previous owner's address ink stamped to front pastedown. Text block lightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed. Cigarette odour present.

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THE ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY OF VENICE
Written by Deborah Howard.
Stock no. 2134773
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0713411880.

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POLISH ARMIES 1569-1696 (1) (MEN-AT-ARMS)
Written by Richard Brzezinski. Illustrated by Angus McBride.
Stock no. 2134753
Published by Osprey Publishing. 1st 1987. Slightly better than very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w illustrations and photos. Colour plates. ISBN: 085045736x. Spine a little browned.

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