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THE WAR OF THE NATIONS: A HISTORY OF THE GREAT EUROPEAN CONFLICT VOL. V
Written by Edgar Wallace.
Stock no. 1819504
Published by George Newnes Limited. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Red pictorial boards. B/w photos. 240 pages. Corners bumped and rubbed, rear board cracked/creased to bottom half of which also affects rear pastedown. Small split to base of front edge of spine. Browning throughout. Bookplate to front pastedown.

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THE TRAFALGAR COMPANION
Written by Mark Adkin. Illustrated by Clive Farmer.
Stock no. 1819496
Published by Aurum Press. 1st 2005. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine 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. Small previous owner's white name label to front pastedown. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly creased at top edge and possibly slightly faded to spine.

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THE WATERLOO COMPANION
Written by Mark Adkin.
Stock no. 1819495
Published by Aurum Press. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour illustrations. The complete guide to history's most famous land battle. ISBN: 185410764X. Small previous owner's name label to front pastedown else contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is possibly slightly faded to spine.

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1815 THE WATERLOO CAMPAIGN
Written by Peter Hofschroer.
Stock no. 1819493
Published by Greenhill Books. 1st 1998. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Wellington, his German Allies and the Battles of Ligny and Quatra Bras. A history of the Waterloo campaign based on new research. Controversial conclusions about Wellington's actions. B/w maps and illustrations. ISBN: 1853673048. Previous owner's small name label to front pastedown. Text block slightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.

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RUSSELL'S DESPATCHES FROM THE CRIMEA 1854-1856
Written by William Howard Russell; Nicolas Bentley.
Stock no. 1819492
Published by Andre Deutsch. 1st 1966. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Edited with an introduction by Bentley. A day-to-day eyewitness account of the campaign from the first sailing of the expedition to the final surrender of Sebastopol and the Armistice. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. 286 pages including index. Vertical crease to spine. Previous owner's name label to front pastedown. Endpapers and text block browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned and lightly edge-rubbed with slight loss to top of spine.

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THE DESERT WAR TRILOGY (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Alan Moorehead.
Stock no. 1318944
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2010. Nearly fine condition.

All volumes are red cloth covered boards with different blue, black and grey pictures. Volume 1: Mediterranean Front; Volume 2: A Year of Battle; Volume 3: The End In Africa. B/w photos. A super copy in origianal slipcase which is just a ltitle edge rubbed.

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HIDE AND SEEK - THE STORY OF A WARTIME AGENT
Written by Xan Fielding.
Stock no. 1318938
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2014. Fine condition.

Introduced by Clare Mulley. This edition follows the text of the first edition (1954), with minor emendations. Beige decorated cloth. Includes a fold-out map in pocket at back of book. 204 pages. B/w photos. A super copy in origianal slipcase.

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THE DOUBLE-CROSS SYSTEM IN THE WAR OF 1939 TO 1945
Written by J.C. Masterman; M.R.D. Foot.
Stock no. 1318917
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2007. Fine condition.

German agents serving the Allied cause. Dark blue spine, gilt title. B/w pictorial front cover. B/w photos. A super copy in original slipcase which is slightly scuffed.

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THE DECEIVERS (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Thaddeus Holt.
Stock no. 1318901
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2008. Fine condition.

Allied Military Deception in the Second World War. A two volume set. Grey cloth boards, silver title to spine, chequered decoration to front. B/w photos. Some light scuff marks to slipcase.

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WILLIAM RUSSELL SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT OF THE TIMES
Written by Roger Hudson.
Stock no. 2133169
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1995. Fine condition.

Brown elaborately decorated pictorial cloth. B/w photos. Contained in black very slightly scuffed slipcase.

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THE SEVEN YEARS WAR
Written by Julian S. Corbett.
Stock no. 2133167
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2001. Nearly fine 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. Corners and base of spine just very slightly rubbed else a fine copy in dark blue slipcase.

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THE DAM BUSTERS
Written by Paul Brickhill.
Stock no. 1318881
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2015. Fine condition.

Introduced by Mary Stopes-Roe. Red, black & white pictorial front board. Red endpapers. B/w photos. A super copy in original slipcase.

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