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THE OREGON TRAIL
Written by Francis Parkman; Frank McLynn.
Stock no. 2135285
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2008. As new condition.

Green cloth boards with gilt titles and borders, blocked design of cowboys to front and spine. Cream maps to endpapers of Francis Parkman's Western Journey May to September 1846. Introduced by McLynn. Colour plates. Slip case is fine. Still in original shrink wrap - UNOPENED! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE ROAD TO ISANDLWANA
Written by Philip Gon.
Stock no. 2135265
Published by Ad. Donker. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos and illustrations. The Years of an Imperial Battalion. ISBN: 0949937657. Wear to cover edges. Browning and some foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is worn with some chips to corners; some scuffing.

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EMPIRE OF THE SUMMER MOON
Written by S.C. Gwynne.
Stock no. 2135259
Published by Scribner. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History. A stunningly vivid historical account of the forty-year battle between Comanche Indians and white settlers for control of the American West, centering on Quanah, the greatest Comanche chief of them all. Black cloth spine with gilt title. Beige speckled paper boards. B/w plates. ISBN: 9781416591054. 10th printing. Couple of knocks to top and tail of spine.

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NAPOLEON'S ELITE CAVALRY
Written by Edward Ryan. Illustrated by Lucien Rousselot.
Stock no. 1321449
Published by Greenhill Books; Stackpole Books. 1st 1999. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Cavalry of the Imperial Guard 1804-1815. 91 superb colour paintings of Lucien Rousselot. Large format. A lavish presentation of Napoleon's guard cavalry. Text by Ryan detailing the men and uniforms of this elite of the elite. ISBN: 1853673714. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly edge creased.

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MEMOIRS OF JAMES HARDY VAUX
Written by James Hardy Vaux; Noel McLachlan.
Stock no. 2135186
Published by Heinemann. 1st 1964. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth with silver title to spine. Including his Vocabulary of the Flash Language. Edited and with an introduction by McLachlan. Spotting and splash marks to some cover edges. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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THE RETREAT FROM MOSCOW
Written by Sergeant Bourgogne; Vincent Cronin.
Stock no. 2135149
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1985. Very good condition.

Grey/blue pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. The Memoirs of Sergeant Bourgogne 1812-1813. Bookplate to verso of front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Slip case is almost very good - has some surface paper damage and marks.

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FIRE AND SWORD IN THE SUDAN
Written by R. Slatin. Illustrated by R. Talbot Kelly.
Stock no. 2135060
Published by Edward Arnold. 1896. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. A personal narrative of fighting and serving the Dervishes 1879-1895. Book has been rebacked with new headband and tail band underneath original spine; some fraying to cloth. Spotting and other marks to covers. Bumping/knocks along cover edges. Original endpapers over new joints; some lifting of original endpapers; a few tears. Some foxing and page browning; a few margin nicks/tears.

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AMERICA'S FIRST FIRST WORLD WAR: THE FRENCH & INDIAN WAR 1754-1763
Written by Timothy J. Todish. Illustrated by Gary S. Zaboly.
Stock no. 2135051
Published by Suagothel Productions, Ltd.. 1982. Very good condition.

Brown leatherette with gilt titles. Illustrated with photographs by the author and paintings by Zaboly. Limited edition to 2,000 numbered copies. This is Copy No. 191. Rubbing and wear to spine and corners. Page edge browning with a few foxspots.

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THE FATAL SHORE
Written by Robert Hughes.
Stock no. 1822154
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1998. Slightly better than very good condition.

A history of the transportation of convicts to Australia 1787-1868. Orange pictorial cloth. An almost fine copy (gilt title to spine lightly rubbed) contained in publisher's slipcase with scuffing to lower edge.

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THE CONQUEST OF NEW SPAIN
Written by Bernal Diaz; J.M. Cohen.
Stock no. 1321373
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1974. Slightly better than very good condition.

Translated and introduced by J.M. Cohen. Elaborately decorated green cloth, gilt. B/w illustrations. Top edge rust-red in colour. 351 pages. Minimal bumping and fading to spine. Slipcase is faded at edges and very slightly worn, there is a small patch of surface paper damage to one panel.

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THE GOODMAN OF PARIS
Written by Eileen Power.
Stock no. 1321366
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1992. Slightly better than very good condition.

Translated and with an Introduction and Notes by Eileen Power. Green cloth. Colour pictorial onlay to front. Colour plates. A treatise on moral and domestic economy by a citizen of Paris c1393. Minimal bumping to spine. Slight rubbing/grubby marks to slipcase edges.

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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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