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THE ENGLISH CIVIL WAR (3 VOLUMES)
Written by C.V. Wedgwood.
Stock no. 2132385
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2001. Slightly better than very good condition.

Titles are: The Trial of Charles I; The King's Peace 1637-1641; The King's War 1641-1647. Colour plates. Pictorial cloth with black title label and gilt title to spine. Slip case is very good - bumped to corners, with some scuff marks, small piece of surface paper tear to one corner.

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FLYING TO THE LIMIT
Written by Roland Beamont.
Stock no. 2132354
Published by Patrick Stephens Limited. 1st 1996. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Reminiscences of Air Combat, Test Flying and the aircraft industry. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 192 pages includes index. ISBN: 1852605537. Barcode label stuck to verso of wrapper rear flap else fine.

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SKORZENY'S SPECIAL MISSIONS
Written by Otto Skorzeny.
Stock no. 2132337
Published by Robert Hale Limited. 1st 1957. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Picked out by Hitler to plan and carry out the most daring and dangerous undertakings, this is Colonel Skorzeny's own story. Black cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. 221 pages. Base of spine slightly bumped. Bookplate to front endpaper. Light page browning. Slight damage to lower edge of rear endpapers and last few pages - looks like a binding error. Wrapper is rubbed and creased at edges with some nicks and closed tears, slightly marked on rear panel.

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CANADIANS WITH CUSTER
Written by Mary Thomas.
Stock no. 2132331
Published by Dundurn. 1st 2012. Fine condition.

The stories of the Canadians who joined the 7th Cavalry Regiment of the United States Army and new information on Custer's fatal battle. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. 277 pages. ISBN: 9781459704077.

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THE PATRIOT'S PROGRESS
Written by Henry Williamson. Illustrated by William Kermode.
Stock no. 2132329
Published by Geoffrey Bles. 1st 1930. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Being the Vicissitudes of Pte. John Bullock. Red cloth with gilt titles to spine. B/w lino-cuts. 194 pages. Top and tail of spine faded. Corners slightly rubbed. Foxing to edge of textblock else contents clean. Wrapper browned and grubby with loss at top and tail of spine and corners.

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TRENCH NOTES: FACTS FROM THE FRONT LINE
Written by Michael Bullen.
Stock no. 2132327
Published by Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. Fine condition.

Facts about trench warfare from the Scottish perspective. B/w images reproduced from the National Library of Scotland. Dark green card wraps. 36 pages.

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OUR FRIENDS BENEATH THE SANDS
Written by Martin C. Windrow.
Stock no. 2132321
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st 2010. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The Foreign Legion in France's Colonial Conquests 1870-1935. Blue cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. 696 pages includes index. ISBN: 0297852131. Wrapper lightly scuffed and edges just very lightly creased.

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LIKE WOLVES ON THE FOLD THE DEFENCE OF RORKE'S DRIFT
Written by Mike Snook.
Stock no. 2132318
Published by Greenhill Books. 1st 2006. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The Zulu attack on Rorke's Drift in 1879 thrillingly retold. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w plates. 302 pages includes index. ISBN: 9781853676598.

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THE NOBLE 24TH
Written by Norman Holme.
Stock no. 1819061
Published by Savannah. 1st 1999. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Biographical records of the 24th regiment in the Zulu War and the South African Campaigns 1877-1879. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Map to endpapers. A few b/w photos. ISBN: 1902366042. Light scuffing to rear panel of dustwrapper.

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BRAVE MEN'S BLOOD
Written by Ian Knight.
Stock no. 1819060
Published by Greenhill Books. 1st 1990. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The Epic of the Zulu War 1879. Large format. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations and b/w photographs throughout. ISBN: 0947898956. SIGNED by the author (with dedication) to free front endpaper. Foxing to top edge of text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly browned to rear panel.

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HOW CAN MAN DIE BETTER: THE SECRETS OF ISANDLWANA REVEALED
Written by Mike Snook.
Stock no. 2132316
Published by Greenhill Books; Stackpole Books. 1st 2005. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A detailed analysis of the Isandlwana campaign. Burgundy boards with silver title to spine. Essential reading for anyone interested in the wider Anglo-Zulu War or the Victorian Army. B/w photos. 320 pages. ISBN: 185367656x. Slight rubbing at wrapper corners.

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THE RED SOLDIER: LETTERS FROM THE ZULU WAR, 1879
Written by Frank Emery.
Stock no. 1819057
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Following the Zulu war's progress through the letters of men writing home. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. 288 pages. ISBN: 0340206721. Light browning to text block and endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper lightly edge-rubbed.

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