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PARIS UNDER SIEGE
Written by Joanna Richardson.
Stock no. 1821033
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1982. Very good condition.

A journal of the events of 1870-1871. Pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Spine browned. Contents fine. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is grubby and fading at edges.

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ESCAPE FROM THE TERROR
Written by Madame De La Tour Du Pin; Felice Harcourt.
Stock no. 1821030
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1979. Very good condition.

The Journal of Madame De La Tour Du Pin. Edited and translated by Harcourt. Purple cloth, gilt decorations. B/w illustrations. 345 pages. Spine lightly faded. Pale browning to prelims and last few pages. Contained in worn publisher's slipcase which is browned and bumped at corners.

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THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE
Written by Lord Kinross; Norman Stone.
Stock no. 1821029
Published by Folio Society. 2003. Very good condition.

Illustrated cream buckram binding. Black title block with gilt title to spine. Introduced by Norman Stone. Colour plates. xxiii and 671 pages including index. Second printing. A few minor grubby marks to spine. Contained in publisher's slipcase in very good condition, a few scuffs and bumped corners.

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EGYPT REVEALED: ARTIST-TRAVELLERS IN AN ANTIQUE LAND
Written by T.G.H. James.
Stock no. 1820943
Published by Folio Society. 1st 1997. Nearly fine condition.

Elaborate pictorial cloth in Egyptian design. Colour & b/w illustrations. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly rubbed at corners.

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THE UNITED STATES CAVALRY: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY
Written by Gregory J.W. Urwin. Illustrated by Ernest Lisle Reedstrom.
Stock no. 1820881
Published by Blandford Press. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. B/w photos. ISBN: 0713712198. Endpapers lightly browned. Text block lightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is neatly covered with clear laminate.

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ARMIES OF 1812 VOLUME 1: THE FRENCH ARMY
Written by Otto Von Pivka.
Stock no. 1820878
Published by Patrick Stephens. 1st 1977. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A penetrating insight into the Grande Armee of 1812. The main section is devoted to the uniforms and flags of the French Army and its foreign allies. B/w illustrations and a few colour. ISBN: 0850592747. Very light browning to endpapers. Text block browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is neatly covered with clear laminate.

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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. 1820865
Published by Windrow & Greene. 1st 1991. Nearly fine condition in a very good 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. Blue cloth boards with gilt titles. ISBN: 187200475X. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased and scuffed.

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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. 1820862
Published by Windrow & Greene. 1st 1996. Very good condition in a 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. Foxing to pastedowns hidden under flaps of dustwrapper. Foxing to verso of dustwrapper.

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ZULU ISANDLWANA AND RORKE'S DRIFT 22ND-23RD JANUARY 1879
Written by Ian Knight. Illustrated by Michael Chappell; Angus McBride.
Stock no. 1820860
Published by Windrow & Greene. 1994. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The definitive account of how and why, in January 1879 at the remote African crag called Isandlwana, a force of nearly 1,500 British Regular and Colonial troops came to be annihilated by a tribal people armed very largely with spears. Large format. Green boards, gilt titles. Colour & b/w illustrations. 136 pages. ISBN: 1872004237. Third impression.

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THE ANATOMY OF GLORY
Written by Henry Lachouque; Anne S.K. Brown.
Stock no. 2134166
Published by Arms & Armour Press. 1978. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Napoleon and his Guard, A Study in Leadership. xviii + 564 pages. Colour & b/w illustrations. Fold-out map to rear. Adapted from the French. ISBN: 0853684014. Couple of small tears to top of spine. Marks to outer page edges. Cigarette smoke odour to book. Wrapper is creased with some chips; faded to spine.

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THE ARMIES OF THE FIRST FRENCH REPUBLIC AND THE RISE OF THE MARSHALS OF NAPOLEON I (5 VOLUMES)
Written by Ramsay Weston Phipps.
Stock no. 2134137
Published by Oxford at the Clarendon Press. 1968. Fair condition.

Reprint edition. Dark blue cloth with gilt titles to spines. Fold-out maps. Volumes are in varying condition; but some have spines nearly detached to one side; others have been repaired with sticky tape. Spotting and marks to covers; bumping etc. Names in ink to endpapers. A few fold-out maps have tears and repairs. Reading copies ONLY!

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SOLDIERS AND UNIFORMS OF NAPOLEONIC WARS
Written by Francois-Guy Hourtoulle. Illustrated by Jack Girbal; Patrice Courcelle.
Stock no. 1820643
Published by Histoire & Collections. 1st 2004. Very good condition.

A colourful panorama of the most heroic facts and the most beautiful uniforms of the First E.mpire. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 291390355X. Text block browned. Cigarette odour present.

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