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THE FIRST FRIGATES: NINE-POUNDER & TWELVE-POUNDER FRIGATES 1748-1815
Written by Robert Gardiner.
Stock no. 2125292
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 1992. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Conway Ship Types Series. Design history and general aspects of the ships. B/w illustrations and draughts. ISBN: 0851776019. Light edge-creasing to wrapper.

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SAILING SHIP RIGS AND RIGGING
Written by Harold A. Underhill.
Stock no. 1816061
Published by Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd.. 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Authentic plans of famous vessels of the 19th and 20th centuries. B/w illustrations. Second edition. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Small brown mark to lower corner of rear contents. Some light browning to frontispiece and title page. Blue pictorial dustwrapper has a small amount of loss to top of spine and front & rear panel, small circular sticker to base of spine, light foxing to rear panel.

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ROMAN FORTS OF THE 1ST AND 2ND CENTURIES AD IN BRITAIN AND THE GERMAN PROVINCES
Written by Anne Johnson.
Stock no. 1816052
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1983. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. 368 pages including index. ISBN: 0713622237. Pictorial dustwrapper is price-cut.

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ANGLO-NORMAN WARFARE
Written by Matthew Strickland.
Stock no. 1816050
Published by The Boydell Press. 1993. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Studies in Late Anglo-Saxon and Anglo-Norman Military Organization and Warfare. Edited by Strickland. Red boards, silver title to spine. ISBN: 0851153275. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper.

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THE UNKNOWN BLACK BOOK: THE HOLOCAUST IN THE GERMAN-OCCUPIED SOVIET TERRITORIES
Written by Joshua Rubenstein; Ilya Altman.
Stock no. 1816043
Published by Indiana University Press. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A compilation of testimonies from Jews who survived open-air massacres and other atrocities carried out by the Germans and their allies in the occupied Soviet territories during World War II. ISBN: 9780253349613. 3rd printing. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly sunned to spine.

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A HISTORY OF THE ART OF WAR IN THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY
Written by Charles Oman.
Stock no. 1816039
Published by Greenhill Books. 1991. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Includes discussions of the French, Spanish, Swiss, German and Italian Armies. B/w plates. ISBN: 0947898697. Text block browned.

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THE CAMPAIGNS OF WELLINGTON
Written by Ian Fletcher.
Stock no. 1816037
Published by Folio Society. 2007. Fine condition.

Three volume set: The Peninsular War 1808-1811; The Peninsular War 1812-1814; and The Waterloo Campaign. An Eyewitness History. Pictorial cloth, black title blocks with gilt title to spines. Colour illustrations. Second printing. A fine set in a black slipcase with gilt title in almost fine condition, slightly scuffed.

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BATTLES OF THE GREEK AND ROMAN WORLDS
Written by John Drogo Montagu.
Stock no. 1816030
Published by Greenhill Books. 1st 2000. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A chronological compendium of 667 battles to 31 BC, from the historians of the ancient world. Black boards, gilt title to spine. 256 pages including index. ISBN: 1853673897.

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TRAINING THE ROMAN CAVALRY: FROM ARRIAN'S ARS TACTICA
Written by Ann Hyland.
Stock no. 1816025
Published by Alan Sutton. 1st 1993. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A detailed analysis of all the Roman cavalry manoeuvres, from charges to mounted javelin throwing. B/w photos and line drawings. ISBN: 0862999847.

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ROMAN ARMY WARS OF THE EMPIRE
Written by Graham Sumner. Illustrated by Graham Turner.
Stock no. 1816015
Published by Brassey's. 1st 1997. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Brassey's History of Uniforms. Large format. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 1857532120. Spine slightly cocked, contents fine.

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THE ROMAN CAVALRY FROM THE FIRST TO THE THIRD CENTURY AD
Written by Karen R. Dixon; Pat Southern.
Stock no. 1317371
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1992. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The origins of the mounted units of the Roman army and their development from temporary allied troops to the regular alae and cohorts. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. 256 pages. B/w drawings by Dixon plus b/w photos. ISBN: 0713463961. Spine slightly bumped at top and tail. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed.

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A TREATISE ON THE OPERATIONS OF SURGERY, WITH A DESCRIPTION AND REPRESENTATION OF THE INSTRUMENTS USED IN PERFORMING THEM
Written by Samuel Sharp.
Stock no. 2125059
2nd 1739. Good condition.

Second edition. ..Used in performing them; to which is prefixed an introduction on the nature and treatment of wounds, abscesse's and ulcers. The author was a Surgeon of Guy's Hospital. Modern binding; brown cloth with leather spine. Modern binding is in excellent condition; new endpapers. Original pages; inscription in ink to title page. Some grubby marks to pages. What looks like a few small book worm holes to margins of a few pages to rear. Some heavy damp marking going down some pages, also mostly to rear of book. It's a lovely tight binding - contents are still in good reading condition!

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