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THE IMPERIAL RUSSIAN NAVY
Written by Fred T. Jane.
Stock no. 1828312
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st thus 1983. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Originally published 1899, this impression is reprinted from the fully revised 1904 edition. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0851772951. Remains of small price-label to front pastedown. Text block slightly grubby. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and a little browned and grubby.

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THE STORY OF THE JAMAICAN PEOPLE
Written by Philip Sherlock; Hazel Bennett.
Stock no. 1828271
Published by Ian Randle Publishing. 1st 1998. Slightly better than very good condition.

A general history of Jamaica. Pictorial card wraps. B/w illustrations. 424 pages. ISBN: 9768100303. Text block very slightly grubby. Very slight bowing to front cover. Contents clean.

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SEVEN PILLARS OF WISDOM
Written by T.E. Lawrence.
Stock no. 1828225
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1935. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. Pages untrimmed. Top edge brown. B/w maps and plates. Fifth impression in the same years as first publication for general circulation. Boards clean and bright. Foxing mainly to endpapers and text block. Includes a leaflet on Lawrence of Arabia Memorial which is also foxed. Contents are tight and generally clean (bar foxing). Plain dustwrapper is grubby and lightly edge-worn.

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THE COMPLETE TEMPLES OF ANCIENT EGYPT
Written by Richard H. Wilkinson.
Stock no. 1828186
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 2000. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The secret rites and architectural wonders of these powerful and mysterious monuments, from early pharaonic times to the Roman period. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and a few colour photos throughout. ISBN: 0500051003. A lovely copy.

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SAMURAI INVASION: JAPAN'S KOREAN WAR 1592-98
Written by Stephen Turnbull.
Stock no. 1828140
Published by Cassell & Co.. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A lively account of the two sixteenth-century Japanese invasions of Korea, untold before in such detail, and a vital period in the history of samurai culture. Red boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0304359483. Rear panel of dustwrapper slightly scuffed else a lovely copy.

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THE SAMURAI SOURCEBOOK
Written by Stephen R. Turnbull.
Stock no. 1828139
Published by Arms & Armour Press. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A comprehensive work of reference on samurai history and culture. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 1854093711. Dustwrapper spine slightly faded else a lovely copy.

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ARMIES OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY: ASIA VOLUME 1
Written by Ian Heath.
Stock no. 1828042
Published by Foundry Books. 1st 1998. Slightly better than very good condition.

Central Asia and the Himalayan Kingdoms. Organisation, warfare, dress and weapons. 133 b/w figures, 41 b/w illustrations, 12 maps. Large format. Green cloth with gilt vignettes to front cover. Black title label to spine with gilt titles. 167 pages. ISBN: 1901543013. Light scuffing to boards. Bubbling to front pastedown (glue drying out). Else contents are fine.

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THE MONGOL ART OF WAR: CHINGGIS KHAN AND THE MONGOL MILITARY SYSTEM
Written by Timothy May.
Stock no. 1828040
Published by Pen & Sword Military. 1st 2007. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A study of the organization of war under the Mongols. Black cloth baords, gilt title to spine. A few b/w photos and maps. ISBN: 9781844154760. A lovely copy.

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SHADOWS IN THE DESERT: ANCIENT PERSIA AT WAR
Written by Kaveh Farrokh.
Stock no. 1828036
Published by Osprey Publishing. 1st 2007. Nearly 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. A lovely copy.

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HOW TO HIDE AN EMPIRE: A HISTORY OF THE GREATER UNITED STATES
Written by Daniel Immerwahr.
Stock no. 1327714
Published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux. 1st 2019. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The overseas possessions that have played an essential role in America's story (Guano, Puerto Rico, etc). Black boards, cream title to spine. 516 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780374172145. Spine bumped. Initials in blue biro to front free-endpaper. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is very slightly creased at edges.

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A HISTORY OF BARBADOS
Written by Ronald Tree; E.L. Cozier.
Stock no. 1327707
Published by Granada. 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Second Edition, revised and updated by Crozier. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. 116 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 0246110368. Spine and corners bumped. Foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is foxed on verso.

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A BRITISH LION IN ZULULAND: SIR GARNET WOLSELEY IN SOUTH AFRICA
Written by William Wright.
Stock no. 1827995
Published by Amberley. 1st 2017. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Colonial history. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781445665481. A very nice copy.

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