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ISLAMIC ARCHITECTURE OF THE INDIAN SUBCONTINENT
Written by Bianca Maria Alfieri.
Stock no. 1820096
Published by Laurence King Publishing. 1st 2000. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The history of Islamic architecture in India from its beginnings in the thirteenth century until its decline in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Encompassing the whole sub-continent to cover Pakistan and Bangladesh. Large format. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 1856691896. Slight fading to top edge of front endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed.

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PHOTOGRAPHIC HISTORY OF THE CIVIL WAR: FORT SUMTER TO GETTYSBURG
Written by William C. Davis; Bell I. Wiley.
Stock no. 2133481
Published by Black Dog & Leventhal. 1994. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Silver/grey leather-look covers with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Large, heavy volume! Includes: Shadows of the Storm; The Guns of '62; The Embattled Confederacy. ISBN: 1884822088. Bumping to spine. Small previous owner label to front pastedown. Page edge browning, with some grubby marks. Wrapper is edge-creased with some nicks and chips.

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SOLDIERS OF THE RAJ
Written by Alan J. Guy; Peter B. Boyden.
Stock no. 2133467
Published by National Army Museum. 1st 1997. Very good condition.

The Indian Army 1600-1947. The book was published to accompany the largest, most comprehensive Special Exhibition of the National Army Museum's 'Indian Army' holdings ever mounted. Numerous colour and b/w photos. Large format. Pictorial card wraps. 368 pages. ISBN: 0901721352. Corners of covers and spine have creasing.

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L'ARMEE FRANCAISE
Written by Jules Richard. Illustrated by Edouard Detaille.
Stock no. 2133465
Published by Waxtel & Hasenauer. 1st USA 1992. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

An Illustrated History of the French Army 1790-1885. Large format. Colour & b/w illustrations. Text in English. ISBN: 0963255800. Marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased and faded to spine.

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THE FRONTIER ABLAZE: THE NORTH WEST FRONTIER RISING 1897-98
Written by Michael Barthorp. Illustrated by Douglas N. Anderson.
Stock no. 1820057
Published by Windrow & Greene. 1st 1996. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour Plates. B/w photos. 128 pages. An account of the operations of the Tochi, Malakand, Buner, Mohmand and Tirah Field Forces. ISBN: 1859150233. Top & tail of spine lightly rubbed. Silver pictorial dustwrapper has a small hole to rear edge of spine (affecting the 'AZ' of the title to spine) and the laminate to rear spine edge is starting to peel.

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INTO THE VALLEY OF DEATH: THE BRITISH CAVALRY DIVISION AT BALACLAVA 1854
Written by John Mollo; Boris Mollo. Illustrated by Bryan Fosten.
Stock no. 1820056
Published by Windrow & Greene. 1st 1991. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Illustrated with over 100 colour and b/w pictures. Uniforms and equipment are described and new maps help to clarify the technical details of military movements. Large format. ISBN: 187200475X. Light rubbing to top & tail of spine. Silver pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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INTO THE VALLEY OF DEATH: THE BRITISH CAVALRY DIVISION AT BALACLAVA 1854
Written by John Mollo; Boris Mollo. Illustrated by Bryan Fosten.
Stock no. 1820046
Published by Windrow & Greene. 1st 1991. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Illustrated with over 100 colour and b/w pictures. Uniforms and equipment are described and new maps help to clarify the technical details of military movements. Large format. ISBN: 187200475X. Price-cut dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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NAPOLEON'S ELITE CAVALRY
Written by Edward Ryan. Illustrated by Lucien Rousselot.
Stock no. 1819985
Published by Greenhill Books; Stackpole Books. 1st 1999. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good 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. Previous owner's name label to front pastedown. Light rubbing to top & tail of spine. Contents clean. White pictorial dustwrapper is slightly scuffed to rear.

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NAPOLEON'S ELITE CAVALRY
Written by Edward Ryan. Illustrated by Lucien Rousselot.
Stock no. 1819980
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. Light rubbing to top & tail of spine. Contents fine. White pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine.

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VISITS TO MONASTRIES IN THE LEVANT
Written by Robert Curzon.
Stock no. 1819916
Published by Arthur Barker Ltd.. 1st thus 1955. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A story of travel, and of wit and scholarship, and one of extraordinary perseverance in gaining for the British Museum some of the rarest documents which were housed in these famous monasteries. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and plans. Spine browned, small white mark to front board. Text block browned. Ex-lib stamp to front pastedown. Endpapers browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little browned and scuffed.

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LETTERS AND NOTES ON THE MANNERS, CUSTOMS AND CONDITION OF THE NORTH AMERICAN INDIANS
Written by George Catlin; Peter Matthiessen; C.J. Shepherd.
Stock no. 1319148
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2009. Fine condition.

"Written during Eight Years' Travel amongst the Wildest Tribes of Indians in North America". Introduced by Matthiessen, edited and abridged by Shepherd. Pale peach cloth. Colour photos throughout. 470 pages. A super copy in original slipcase which is lightly scuffed at edges.

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THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR
Written by Earl Schenck Miers.
Stock no. 1819864
Published by Golden Press. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A popular illustrated history of the years 1861-1865 as seen by the artist-correspondents who were there. Large format. Off-white cloth boards with gilt title to spine, red title to front. Blue endpapers. Colour & b/w illustrations throughout. 319 pages. Boards and text block lightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn (no loss), a little grubby and faded to spine.

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