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DANTON THE GENTLE GIANT OF TERROR
Written by David Lawday.
Stock no. 1318398
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 2009. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The personalities and associations that inspired and fuelled the Revolution. Black boards, silver title to spine. 294 pages. B/w plates. ISBN: 9780224079891. Top of spine is bumped. Dustwrapper is just a little rubbed at spine and corners and has a small scuff mark to middle of front panel.
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VOICES OF THE FOREIGN LEGION
Written by Adrian Gilbert.
Stock no. 1318397
Published by Skyhorse Publishing. 1st 2010. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The history of the world's most famous fighting corps. Cream boards, gilt title to spine. 228 pages. ISBN: 9781616080327. Top of spine is bumped. Name and date in pencil to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is just lightly rubbed at edges.
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NAPOLEON IN EGYPT
Written by Paul Strathern.
Stock no. 1318396
Published by Bantam Books. 1st 2007. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A story of war, adventure, politics and a clash of cultures. Blue spine with gilt title, red boards. 480 pages. Colour plates. ISBN: 9780553806786. Minimal bumping to spine and a light pencil name/date to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is just a little rubbed at edges.
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STALIN'S NEMESIS: THE EXILE AND MURDER OF LEON TROTSKY
Written by Bertrand M. Patenaude.
Stock no. 1318387
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 2009. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The story of one of the twentieth century's most notorious political murders: the assassination of Leon Trotsky. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780571228751. Minimal bumping to spine. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed, tiny piece torn from top corner of rear panel.
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THE BOER WAR
Written by Thomas Pakenham.
Stock no. 1818248
Published by Random House. Circa 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Burgundy cloth boards with gilt title to spine and author's initials to front side. A full-scale documentary history of the war. B/w photos. xxix and 718 pages including index. ISBN: 0394427424. 2nd printing. Light wear to spine vertically (spine slightly cocked). Text block a little grubby. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is rubbed at corners.
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STALIN'S NEMESIS: THE EXILE AND MURDER OF LEON TROTSKY
Written by Bertrand M. Patenaude.
Stock no. 1818240
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 2009. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The story of one of the twentieth century's most notorious political murders: the assassination of Leon Trotsky. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780571228751.
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THE AGE OF CONSTANTINE THE GREAT
Written by Jacob Burckhardt.
Stock no. 1318345
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2007. Fine condition.

Tan cloth with metallic title to spine. Colour photos. Translated by Moses Hadas, with an introduction by Noel Lenski. Contained in original slipcase which is slightly faded at one edge and a tiny bit scuffed.
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SHADOWS IN THE DESERT: ANCIENT PERSIA AT WAR
Written by Kaveh Farrokh.
Stock no. 1818177
Published by Osprey Publishing. 1st 2007. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A comprehensive history of Persia's wars with East and West from the 6th century BC, and an insight into the exchange of ideas and culture that occurred during these clashes in military technology, the arts, medicine, religion and science. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. 320 pages including index. ISBN: 9781846031083. Pictorial dustwrapper has a couple of tiny nicks to edges.
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IN RELIEF OF GORDON: LORD WOLSELEY'S CAMPAIGN JOURNAL OF THE KHARTOUM RELIEF EXPEDITION 1884-1885
Written by Adrian Preston.
Stock no. 1818174
Published by Hutchinson of London. 1st 1967. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Lord Wolseley's diary of his abortive expedition to free Gordon in Khartoum. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Name & address in ink to verso of half-title page (neat). A few light foxspots to text block and prelims. Text block browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed and red title to front is unevenly faded.
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POMPEII & HERCULANEUM CITIES OF VESUVIUS
Written by Michael Grant.
Stock no. 1818132
Published by Folio Society. 2007. Fine condition.

Brown pictorial cloth. Colour photos. Fifth printing. Contained in publisher's black slipcase in near fine condition, being slightly scuffed.
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THE BOOK OF THE XV BRIGADE
No author listed.
Stock no. 1817895
Published by Frank Graham. 1st thus 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Records of British, American, Canadian and Irish volunteers in the XV International Brigade in Spain 1936-1938. B/w photos. 305 pages. Top & tail of spine show shelf wear. Text block lightly browned with some minor foxing which also affects top margin of prelims. Yellow dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine and a little grubby, worn at top of spine.
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THE ISMAILI ASSASSINS: A HISTORY OF MEDIEVAL MURDER
Written by James Waterson.
Stock no. 1817879
Published by Frontline Books. 1st 2008. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The truth behind the secret missions of the medieval Assassins. Examines the historical events that still resonate in Asia and the Middle East. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 9781848325050. Light scuffing to black dustwrapper.
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