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THE CIVIL WAR A NARRATIVE: FREDERICKSBURG TO MERIDIAN
Written by Shelby Foote.
Stock no. 2134013
Published by Random House. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Second volume in the series. Grey boards with blue title label/gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0394419510. A few knocks to spine. Red dot (possible remainder mark) to bottom of outer page edges. Some page edges appear uncut. A few small marks and nicks to wrapper.

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THE BATTLE OF WATERLOO ROAD
Written by Diana Forbes-Robertson; Robert Capa.
Stock no. 2134004
Published by Random House. 1st USA 1941. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue/grey cloth and titles. B/w photos. Some light bumping to spine and corners. Page edge browning; a little foxing. Wrapper is creased with tears and chips; some pieces of loss, but also some small tape repairs to verso.

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VAN GOGH THE LIFE
Written by Steven Naifeh; Gregory White Smith.
Stock no. 1819656
Published by Random House. Circa 2011. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The definitive, beautifully illustrated biography that Van Gogh has always deserved. American edition. Matt pictorial boards. B/w photos and illustrations. 953 pages. ISBN: 9780375507489. 2nd printing. Text block slightly grubby. A couple of minor marks to dustwrapper.

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MAY YOU BE THE MOTHER OF A HUNDRED SONS
Written by Elisabeth Bumiller.
Stock no. 2132336
Published by Random House. 1st 1990. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Journey Among The Women Of India. Capturing the fascinating, complex and often tragic lives of the four hundred million women of India. Purple cloth spine with gilt title. Orange paperboards. 306 pages includes index. ISBN: 0394563913. Lower spine slightly bumped. Small dent to top edge of front and rear cover. Contents fine. Pictorial wrapper lightly creased at edges with tiny closed tear to top edge.

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THE MARNE, 1914
Written by Holger H. Herwig.
Stock no. 1818462
Published by Random House. Circa 2009. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The opening of World War I and the battle that changed the world. 391 pages. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781400066711. 3rd printing. Red felt-tip mark to lower edge of text block. Neat inscription in pencil to front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded at spine and slightly scuffed to rear panel.

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THE BOER WAR
Written by Thomas Pakenham.
Stock no. 1818248
Published by Random House. Circa 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Burgundy cloth boards with gilt title to spine and author's initials to front side. A full-scale documentary history of the war. B/w photos. xxix and 718 pages including index. ISBN: 0394427424. 2nd printing. Light wear to spine vertically (spine slightly cocked). Text block a little grubby. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is rubbed at corners.

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LITTLE FRIENDS
Written by Philip Kaplan; Andy Saunders.
Stock no. 1610281
Published by Random House. 1st 1991. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Beige cloth boards, white titles. The Fighter Pilot experience in World War II England. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 0394584341.

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THE TUNNELS OF CU CHI
Written by Tom Mangold; John Penycate.
Stock no. 1609961
Published by Random House. c. 1985. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The Untold Story of Vietnam. B/w photos. ISBN: 0394525760. Some light fading (damp-staining?) to covers. Some marking to outer page edges. Contents generally very good. Wrapper is edge worn with some chips; creased with large tear to rear panel, repaired with tape to verso and also damp-stained; barcode sticker to wrapper spine.

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THE JOAN WALSH ANGLUND STORY BOOK
Written by Joan Walsh Anglund. Illustrated by Joan Walsh Anglund.
Stock no. 1506574
Published by Random House. circa 1980. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A treasury of original stories, verses, and exquisite full-colour illustrations by one of America's most beloved author-artists. Large format. Cream cloth spine, pink boards. Colour illustrations throughout. 2nd printing. Spine and top corners bumped. A couple of tiny bumps to cover edges. A few spots to white spine. Contents clean. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and chipped with a couple of marks to panels.

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ONE FISH, TWO FISH, RED FISH, BLUE FISH
Written by Dr. Seuss. Illustrated by Dr. Seuss.
Stock no. 1607739
Published by Random House. 1st UK 1960. Almost very good condition.

Yellow pictorial boards. Delightful colour illustrations. A Beginner Book. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Board edges scuffed. Contents are clean and bright; a couple of page creases.

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SURVIVING THE SWORD: PRISONERS OF THE JAPANESE IN THE FAR EAST 1942-45
Written by Brian Macarthur.
Stock no. 1811266
Published by Random House. 1st 2005. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Giving voice to tens of thousands of Allied POWs and offers a powerful reminder of the terror and deprivations of war and the resilience of the human spirit. Black paper boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 1400064139. Light scuffing to dustwrapper.

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LADYBUG, LADYBUG AND OTHER NURSERY RHYMES
No author listed. Illustrated by Eloise Wilkin.
Stock no. 1503722
Published by Random House. 1st USA 1979. Very good condition.

A collection of 11 nursery rhymes beautifully illustrated in colour. Spiral bound, shaped pages of thick card. ISBN: 0394842820. A little wear to cover and page edges. Some slight warping to covers/pages. Also wear to base of spine affecting last loop on spiral. Possibly label removed from rear cover causing tiny spots of loss of surface paper. Presentation label to inside of front cover, covers part of publisher information and illustration. Rest of contents clean and bright.

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