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SWORDS AROUND A THRONE: NAPOLEON'S GRANDE ARMEE
Written by John R. Elting.
Stock no. 1820610
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st 1989. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An exciting and detailed picture of the fighting force created by the genius and power of Napoleon. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0297795902. Light browning to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper lightly creased. Cigarette odour present.

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SECOND WORLD WAR
Written by Martin Gilbert.
Stock no. 1820512
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st 1989. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Recounting the courage of soldiers, sailors and airmen, the courage of partisans and resistance fighters, and the courage of those who, starving, tormented and without strength or weapons, were murdered far from the battlefields isolated and alone. Black cloth boards, orange title label to spine with silver title. Orange endpapers. B/w maps and photos. ISBN: 029779616X. Small pinhole to dustwrapper spine and corresponding hole to board spine. Text block a little grubby. Dustwrapper spine is faded, rear panel of dustwrapper is scuffed.

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THE RISE AND DECLINE OF THE ENGLISH WORKING CLASSES 1918-1990: A SOCIAL HISTORY
Written by Eric Hopkins.
Stock no. 1820275
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st 1991. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A comprehensive and readable survey of the changing life and labour of the working classes from 1918 to 1990. Black boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0297820753.

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MANSELL AND WILLIAMS: THE CHALLENGE FOR THE CHAMPIONSHIP
Written by Nigel Mansell; Derick Allsop.
Stock no. 1819975
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st thus 1993. Slightly better than very good condition.

World Champion 1992. A personal account of the joys and frustration of competing for the ultimate prize in Formula One. The team structure and organization, the preparation, practice, briefing and debriefing, qualifying and finally the race itself. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 0297832182. Light creasing to lower front edge of cover, corners lighlty rubbed, scuffing to rear cover. Text block lightly browned. Contents fine.

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THE CAMPAIGNS OF NAPOLEON
Written by David G. Chandler.
Stock no. 1819725
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1993. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Mind and Method of History's Greatest Soldier. Every campaign and battle which Napoleon personally conducted. xliii + 1172 pages. B/w illustrations + 73 maps specially drawn for this book and 7 maps reproduced from original engravings. ISBN: 0297748300. Corners of boards lightly rubbed. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Black dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed and lightly scuffed.

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RIDER HAGGARD AND THE LOST EMPIRE
Written by Tom Pocock.
Stock no. 2133302
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A biography. Blue cloth covered boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0297813080. SIGNED by author to title page. Wrapper is faded to spine.

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THE LAST VALLEY
Written by Martin C. Windrow.
Stock no. 1819274
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st 2004. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Dien Bien Phu and the French Defeat in Vietnam. Military history. Grey cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 029784671X.

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HITLER'S U-BOAT WAR: THE HUNTED 1942-1945
Written by Clay Blair.
Stock no. 2132900
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st 1999. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The concluding volume in the set, covering 1942 to 1945 when the fortunes of the German navy were completely reversed, and it suffered perhaps the most devastating defeat of any of the German forces. Dark boards with silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0297840770. Previous owners small white name label stuck to front pastedown.

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LIFE
Written by Keith Richards; James Fox.
Stock no. 2132867
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

With the Rolling Stones, Keith Richards created the riffs, the lyrics and the songs that roused the world. Over four decades, he lived the original rock and roll life: taking the chances he wanted, speaking his mind, and making it all work in a way that no one before him had ever done. Black boards, silver title to spine. Colour pictorial endpapers. Colour & b/w photos. 564 pages. ISBN: 9780297854395. 10th printing. Bumping to spine.

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LES PARISIENNES
Written by Anne Sebba.
Stock no. 1819214
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. Circa 2016. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

How the Women of Paris Lived, Loved and Died in the 1940s. Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w & colour photos. ISBN: 9780297870975. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to title page. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at edges.

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PARIS! PARIS!
Written by Irwin Shaw. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 2132491
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Humourous b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0297772759. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with foxing to verso.

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THE LAST DAYS
Written by Steven Spielberg.
Stock no. 1818900
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st 1999. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

This book expands upon The Last Days film, a journey tracing the experiences of five courageous Hungarian Holocaust survivors. Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w and a few colour photos. ISBN: 0297824791. Pictorial dustwrapper lightly scuffed.

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