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THE GETTYSBURG COMPANION: THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO AMERICA'S MOST FAMOUS BATTLE
Written by Mark Adkin.
Stock no. 1824214
Published by Aurum Press. 1st 2008. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A comprehensive guide to the armies, their weapons, equipment and tactics, the plans and problems of the rival commanders, not only during the three-day battle but before and afterwards, and a detailed study of the ground over which the battle was fought. Large format. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781845133412. Minor rubbing to base of spine, top corners of boards lightly bumped, top of spine bumped, top edge of text block has minor foxing. Else a clean copy. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine and lightly creased at corners.

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THE TRAFALGAR COMPANION
Written by Mark Adkin. Illustrated by Clive Farmer.
Stock no. 1824213
Published by Aurum Press. 1st 2005. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A guide to history's most famous sea battle and the life of Admiral Lord Nelson. Large format. Colour illustrations. 560 pages. ISBN: 1845130189. Minor scuff to front board. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Else a lovely, clean copy. Dustwrapper has a small closed tear to lower rear edge.

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THE WATERLOO COMPANION
Written by Mark Adkin.
Stock no. 1824212
Published by Aurum Press. 2005. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour illustrations. The complete guide to history's most famous land battle. ISBN: 185410764X. 5th printing. Light scuffing to rear board. Top edge of text block has minor foxing. Else contents are fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine. A nice copy.

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THE SEVEN YEARS WAR
Written by Julian S. Corbett; Jeremy Black.
Stock no. 1824185
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2001. Slightly better than very good condition.

A Study in British Combined Strategy. Introduction by Jeremy Black. Blue pictorial cloth boards with black title label to spine with gilt title. Blue endpapers depict map of North-Western Europe. Colour & b/w illustrations. Top edge blue. Minor fading to blue dye at top edge of text block. Else a fine coyp contained in publisher's slipcase with a few minor scuffs.

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OPERATION PEDESTAL: THE FLEET THAT BATTLED TO MALTA 1942
Written by Max Hastings.
Stock no. 1824165
Published by William Collins. 1st 2021. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Operation Pedestal - one of the bloodiest sea battles of Britain's war, ordered by Churchill to save Malta. Limited Signed Edition. Navy boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780008364946. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to half-title page. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed to rear panel and has a 'signed by the author' sticker to front panel.

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MEMOIRS OF A BRITISH AGENT
Written by R.H. Bruce Lockhart.
Stock no. 1824159
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2003. Slightly better than very good condition.

Introduction, Epilogue and Notes by Robin Bruce Lockhart. Blue cloth spine with gilt title. Pictorial paper boards. Dark blue endpapers. B/w photos. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is a little scuffed and marked.

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IN PARENTHESIS
Written by David Jones; T.S. Eliot; Harold Bloom. Illustrated by Ewan Clayton.
Stock no. 1824146
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2014. Nearly fine condition.

Seinnyessit e gledyf ym penn mameu. Introduction by Eliot, Foreword by Bloom, Calligraphy by Ewan Clayton. An epic poem of the First World War by David Jones first published in England in 1937. Narrates teh experiences of English Private John Ball in a mixed English-Welsh regiment. Green and orange mottled cloth with cream title to front and cream & green title to spine. A lovely copy, minor surface paper loss to margin at top of page 117 (will not show on camera) contained in publisher's brown slipcase which is lightly scuffed to sides.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF BRITISH AWARDS AND MEDALS
Written by Edward C. Joslin.
Stock no. 1323446
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Observer's Book No. 55. With 186 b/w illustrations and 8 pages of colour illustrations. ISBN: 0723215383. Spine bumped. Small dents to lower cover edges. Endpapers lightly browned and a few small margin marks. Dustwrapper is price-cut (with new publisher's price label beside the cut), is slightly edge rubbed and a little browned.

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LOCKHEED MARTIN'S SKUNK WORKS
Written by Jay Miller.
Stock no. 1824117
Published by Aerofax. 1995. Slightly better than very good condition.

Updated Edition. The Official History... Large format. Grey pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos and a few colour. ISBN: 1857800370. Light fading to top edge of front cover. Contents clean.

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MONUMENTS TO COURAGE: VICTORIA CROSS HEADSTONES AND MEMORIALS (2 VOLUMES)
Written by David Harvey.
Stock no. 1824028
Published by Kevin And Kay Patience. 1st 1999. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Two volumes: Volume One - 1854-1916; Volume Two - 1917-1982. Redessing the errors made in earlier publications of the details of the date and place of death and location of grave if known of those awarded the Victoria Cross. Large format. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w photos. A heavy set. A lovely set contained in publishers thin card slipcase in almost fine condition.

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LIST OF CASUALTIES IN SOUTH AFRICAN FIELD FORCE, FROM 11TH OCTOBER, 1899, TO 20TH MARCH, 1900
No author listed.
Stock no. 1824027
Published by Oaklands. 1972. Very good condition.

Very large format; red cloth with gilt titles. Base of spine worn, coners bumped and slightly frayed. A few minor marks to rear board. Text block browned. Contents clean.

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THE ROLL OF HONOUR (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Marquis De Ruvigny.
Stock no. 1824026
Published by The London Stamp Exchange. Slightly better than very good condition.

A biographical record of members of His Majesty's Naval and Military forces who fell in the Great War 1914-1918. Two volumes. Large format. Red cloth boards with gilt titles. Limited edition of 100 numbered copies. B/w photos. A heavy set. ISBN: 0948130857. Boards lightly scuffed but bright. Contents clean. This is copy number 75 of 100.

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