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The results of more than twenty years of research tells the 'inside' story of Napoleon's march to Moscow in a compellingly readable form. Black cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 416 pages. ISBN: 1853671541. Text block & dustwrapper lightly browned. Cigarette odour present.
An impressive and serious study of one of the most fascinating military campaigns in history. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Foreword by David Chandler. ISBN: 0891413227. Lower corners bumped. Previous owner's address ink stamp to front pastedown. Text block grubby and browned. Some hinges pulled but binding tight. Black dustwrapper is covered with sticky-back laminate which is a little creased. Cigarette odour present.
NAPOLEON AGAINST RUSSIA: A CONCISE HISTORY OF 1812
Written by Digby Smith.
Stock no. 1820492
Published by Pen & Sword Military. 1st 2004. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Over 100 maps, diagrams and illustrations. ISBN: 1844150895. Cigarette odour present.
1812 THE MARCH ON MOSCOW
Written by Paul Britten Austin.
Stock no. 1820488
Published by Greenhill Books; Stackpole Books. 1st 1993. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
The results of more than twenty years of research tells the 'inside' story of Napoleon's march to Moscow in a compellingly readable form. Black cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 416 pages. ISBN: 1853671541. Dustwrapper spine is faded. Cigarette odour present.
In this book the role of the military leaders is critically examined, and the post-war claims of the German generals that they had tried to dissuade Hitler from repeating Napoleon's error are reassessed in the light of contemporary records and war diaries. Black boards, gilt title to spine. A few b/w photos and maps. 308 pages includes index. ISBN: 0198214952. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Very pale foxing to edge of textblock, contents clean. Wrapper slightly browned with scuffs on rear panel.
Fourth volume in the series The Politics and Strategy of the Second World War. Black boards, gilt title to spine. 192 pages includes index. ISBN: 0706701828. Spine slightly bumped. Pictorial wrapper has a couple of small edge creases.
Translated from the German by Jill Gearing. Red boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 071100255X. Text block lightly browned, faint finger marks to free front endpaper. Red pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and lightly worn to corners.
VAKHMISTROV'S CIRCUS: ZVENO COMBINED AIRCRAFT - THE PROJECTS, DEVELOPMENT, TESTING AND COMBAT
Written by Mikhail Maslov.
Stock no. 1819669
Published by Helion & Company. 1st 2017. Fine condition.
Providing readers with the most complete history of combined aircraft designs created by Vladimir Vakhmistov. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 9781911096757.
INTERVENTION IN RUSSIA 1918-1920: A CAUTIONARY TALE
Written by Miles Hudson.
Stock no. 1819613
Published by Leo Cooper. 1st 2004. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Servicemen from sixteen countries took part in the ill-fated military intervention in the North, South, East and West of Russia in 1918-20. The causes, course and outcome of this little-known affair, drawing on the many political and military sources available. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 184415033X. Slight fading to dustwrapper spine.
Green cloth, gilt title to spine. 7 colour plates. Black and white decorations to text. viii + 334 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Small mark to front cover. Front joint is partially cracked at base. 1 plate is MISSING from this copy. Some light foxing and fingering else contents clean. Dustwrapper is grubby and worn with creases, 2" loss to top of spine and rest of spine is browned. Price on front flap of dustwrapper is 7/6.
REVOLUTIONARY RUSSIA 1891-1991 A HISTORY
Written by Orlando Figes.
Stock no. 2132852
Published by Metropolitan Books; Henry Holt and Company. 1st USA 2014. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Dark cream boards, black title to spine. ISBN: 9780805091311.
NAPOLEON'S RUSSIAN CAMPAIGN
Written by Philippe-Paul De Segur; J. David Townsend.
Stock no. 2132774
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1959. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
A graphic account of a world-famous event, presenting in addition to the erosion of the Grand Army, a study of Napoleon's disintegration. Translated from the French by Townsend. Blue cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front cover. Endpapers are maps. 284 pages includes index. Very slight browning to top edge of front cover. Endpapers browned. Pages lightly browned. Ex-libris sticker of Ian H. Stockley on front pastedown. Wrapper browned to rear panel, worn at edges with very slight loss.