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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.
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.
THE RISE AND FALL OF THE HOUSE OF MEDICI
Written by Christopher Hibbert; Harold Acton.
Stock no. 2126045
Published by Folio Society. 1998. Nearly fine condition.
The Medici were superlative patrons and collectors of art. Blue cloth. Colour photos. Top edge gilt. Some rubbing to gilt on spine. Contained in very good slip case that has bumping to corners and wear to some edges.
THE WEST AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY
Written by Geoffrey C. Ward.
Stock no. 2125973
Published by Little, Brown and Company. Circa 1996. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A vivid narrative that begins with the arrival of the first Europeans and ends well into the 20th century. Over 400 illustrations, many in colour. ISBN: 0316922366. 2nd printing. Bumping to a couple of corners. Wrapper is edge-creased.
THE NAPOLEONIC WARS
Written by Gunther E. Rothenberg.
Stock no. 2125889
Published by Cassell & Co.. 2000. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0304352675. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks.
THE FORGOTTEN MEN
Written by Iain Adamson.
Stock no. 2125870
Published by G. Bell And Sons, Ltd.. 1st 1965. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Commandos in war-time China. SIGNED by author, with lengthy inscription to previous owner on front endpaper. Marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with some edge-creasing and marks.
THE TEMPLE BELLS ARE CALLING
Written by Robert Mole.
Stock no. 2125838
Published by Pentland Books Ltd. 1st 2001. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Memories of Burma. A Personal Record of the Last Years of British Rule in Burma. ISBN: 1858219248. Wrapper is edge-creased with some fading to spine.
MONTAILLOU CATHARS AND CATHOLICS IN A FRENCH VILLAGE 1294-1324
Written by Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie; Barbara Bray.
Stock no. 2125791
Published by Folio Society. 2005. Fine condition.
Red pictorial cloth with gilt and black titles. Colour illustrations. Slip case is better than very good; a few light marks.
AN EMBASSY TO CHINA
Written by Lord Macartney; J.L. Cranmer-Byng. Illustrated by William Alexander.
Stock no. 2125772
Published by Folio Society. 2004. Fine condition.
Being the journal kept by Lord Macartney during his Embassy to the Emperor Ch'ien-lung 1793-1794. Cloth spine with gilt title. Green paper boards with white dragon and lion repeating pattern. Light blue endpapers are maps. Colour illustrations. Colour pictorial slip case in very good condition; some wear to edges; a few bumps.
WAGRAM THE APOGEE OF THE EMPIRE
Written by Francois-Guy Hourtoulle; Alan McKay. Illustrated by Andre Jouineau; Jean-Marie Mongin.
Stock no. 2125689
Published by Histoire & Collections. 1st FRANCE 2002. Nearly fine condition.
A fabulous full colour book on this major battle in the Napoleonic Wars.. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 2913903339. Couple of corners are a little bumping.
THE MEMOIRS OF PRINCESS DASHKOV
Written by Kyril Fitzlyon.
Stock no. 2125591
Published by John Calder. 1st 1958. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. Bumping and uneven browning to spine. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper has top corner of front flap cut off; edge-creased with some tears and chips; grubby in places; minimal loss.
BISMARCK'S FIRST WAR
Written by Michael Embree.
Stock no. 2125551
Published by Helion & Company. 1st 2006. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
The Campaign of Schleswig and Jutland 1864. Limited edition of 500 individually numbered and signed copies. 473 pages. B/w illustrations and maps. ISBN: 1874622779. SIGNED by author on white label stuck to half-title page. This is Copy No. 11. Slight crease to spine. Pale page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few tiny nicks.