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Beautiful scarlet textured cloth. Colour illustrations. xxiv + 532 pages. Slip case is near fine.
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.
EXPEDITION TO THE CRIMEA
Written by Louis Edward Nolan; Alan J. Guy; Alastair Massie.
Stock no. 1819337
Published by National Army Museum. 1st 2010. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Edited by Guy and Massie. On 25 October 1854, during the Crimean War, there took place probably the most memorable episode in the story of the British Army - the Charge of the Light Brigade. What could Capt. Nolan possibly have been thinking as he delivered the order which set the Light Brigade charging in the wrong direction? Black boards, silver titles. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780901721419. Corners bumped. Contents clean. Very light scuffing/browning to pictorial dustwrapper.
THE LAST EMPIRE THE FINAL DAYS OF THE SOVIET UNION
Written by Serhii Plokhy.
Stock no. 2132854
Published by Oneworld. 2014. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Red boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781780745299. A couple of small knocks along cover edges. Small nick in wrapper at base of spine. Reprint in the same year as the first edition.
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.
THE OSPREY ENCYCLOPEDIA OF RUSSIAN AIRCRAFT 1875-1995
Written by Bill Gunston.
Stock no. 1318751
Published by Osprey Aerospace. 1996. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Large format. 526 pages. B/w diagrams and photos. ISBN: 1855324059. Light browning and a few marks to top edge of text block. Some light browning to page edges. Corners lightly bumped. Black pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
A Study of Occupation Policies. A carefully documented historical study based on captured official documents, unpublished memoirs and personal interviews with key participants. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. 695 pages includes index. Spine very slightly bumped. Light browning to contents. Wrapper browned at spine and chipped at corners with very slight loss.
The Diary of Lt. H.A. Vossler, a soldier of the Grand Army 1812-1813. Two tone lithographs. Pictorial boards. Spine and corners slightly rubbed. Small tear to top corners of prelims (some slight loss of paper but no loss of text etc). Slipcase is slightly browned and worn at corners.
Dark grey cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Splash marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is browned with tears and chips; some loss; a few repairs.
Royal Kinship and Betrayal in Europe 1917-1919. The end of the 300-year-old Russian dynasty and the guilt of the royal families in Europe over the Romanovs bloody end. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 288 pages includes index. ISBN: 9781445681979.
Russia and its Leaders from Ivan the Terrible to Boris Yelsin. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. 336 pages includes index. ISBN: 1857533615. Base of spine slightly bumped. Top edge of wrapper very slightly creased.