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LANDSCAPE DESIGN IN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY IRELAND
Written by Finola O'Kane.
Stock no. 1818317
Published by Cork University Press. 1st 2004. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Mixing Foreign Trees with the Natives. A detailed and original study of eighteenth-century landscapes in and around Dublin, of the gardens in the region, and of the aesthetic, political and economic factors which persuaded their owners to create them. Oblong format. Green cloth boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 185918362X.
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OLD COUNTRY LIFE
Written by S. Baring Gould. Illustrated by W. Parkinson; F.D. Bedford; F Masey.
Stock no. 1818312
Published by EP Publishing Limited. 1st thus 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

First published in 1890 by Methuen & Co. Only too often nowadays do we hear people bemoaning the passing of rural peace, quiet and neighbourliness. This book could be considered just another complaint on the subject until we realise that it was first published in 1890. All the ingredients of old country life. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. x and 358 pages. ISBN: 071581107X. Name and address in ink to front pastedown. Browning to text block. Grey pictorial dustwrapper is browned.
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THE EVENTFUL HISTORY OF THE MUTINY AND PIRATICAL SEIZURE OF HMS BOUNTY ITS CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCES
Written by John Barrow.
Stock no. 1818299
Published by Folio Society. 1999. Fine condition.

Pictorial cloth boards with brown title block and gilt title to spine. Endpapers are maps. Second printing. Contained in publisher's brown slipcase which is slightly faded at open edge.
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THE SUBMARINE PIONEERS
Written by Richard Compton-Hall.
Stock no. 1818283
Published by Sutton Publishing. 2001. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A combination of the author's meticulous research along with his own experience as a submariner to provide an illuminating insight into the inventions and motivations of the early submarine pioneers. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. x and 182 pages including index. ISBN: 0750921544. Reprint. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed to rear panel.
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A HISTORY OF THE ART OF WAR IN THE MIDDLE AGES VOLUME TWO: 1728-1485AD
Written by Charles Oman.
Stock no. 1818274
Published by Greenhill. 1st 1991. Very good condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Taking the development of the history of warfare from the point where supremacy of the cavalry was threatened by the emergence of the longbow at the end of the thirteenth century, to the close of the Wars of the Roses, when cavalry tactics were being revived and the importance of the firearm was growing. B/w maps and plans. ISBN: 1853671053. 1" dent to spine towards rear edge.
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A HISTORY OF THE ART OF WAR IN THE MIDDLE AGES VOLUME ONE: 378-1278AD
Written by Charles Oman.
Stock no. 1818271
Published by Greenhill. 1st 1991. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Tracing the transition from Roman to Medieval forms in warfare, as the focus of power passed from the infantry to the cavalry. B/w maps and plans. ISBN: 1853671002. Light page-edge browning. Pictorial dustwrapper has barely noticeable remains of label to front panel.
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NAPOLEON'S INVASION OF RUSSIA
Written by Theodore Ayrault Dodge.
Stock no. 1818270
Published by Frontline Books. 1st 2008. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A clear and concise strategic review of Napoleon's Russian campaign. Navy blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w maps & illustrations. ISBN: 9781848325012. Lower corners of boards bumped, neat inscription to front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little scuffed.
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THE GERMAN OFFICER-CORPS IN SOCIETY AND STATE 1650-1945
Written by Karl Demeter.
Stock no. 1818269
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st UK 1965. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A detailed study of the development of the officer class in Germany from Frederick the Great to the defeat of the Nazis in 1945. Translated from the German by Angus Malcolm. Name (crossed out) and date in ink to front endpaper. Dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased with a few tiny closed tears to edges.
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ADMIRAL BYNG: HIS RISE AND EXECUTION
Written by Chris Ware.
Stock no. 1818268
Published by Pen & Sword Maritime. 1st 2009. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A look at the whole of Byng's long career and the politics surrounding his final days to see how far his poor reputation is justified. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781844157815. Neat inscription in pencil to front endpaper.
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BARREN VICTORIES: VERSAILLES TO SUEZ THE FAILURE OF THE WESTERN ALLIANCE 1918-1956
Written by Basil Collier.
Stock no. 1818267
Published by Doubleday & Company, Inc.. 1st 1964. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A concise, engrossing, and comprehensive re-capitulation of modern history, together with the author's own outspoken appraisal of the deplorably divergent courses of the Western democracies. Beige cloth boards, black title to spine. Neat name & date in pencil to front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn with a few small closed tears and chips.
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THE PRIZES OF WAR: THE NAVAL PRIZE SYSTEM IN THE NAPOLEONIC WARS, 1793-1815
Written by Richard Hill.
Stock no. 1818263
Published by Sutton Publishing. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

An investigation into a hitherto neglected aspect of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0750918160. Text block slightly grubby. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
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THE IMPERIAL ROMAN ARMY
Written by Yann Le Bohec.
Stock no. 1818262
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A look in detail at the structure and development of the army in the first three centuries AD, examining its organization, training and role in Roman Society, to see why it has always been accorded with such a prominent position in Rome's history and whether that view is justified. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0713471662. Name in ink to front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is price-cut.
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