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NELSON'S SHIPS: A HISTORY OF THE VESSELS IN WHICH HE SERVED 1771 - 1805
Written by Peter Goodwin.
Stock no. 1819503
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
The definitive journey through the ships of Nelson's Navy by the Keeper and Curator of HMS Victory. Large format. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. B/w diagrams. ISBN: 0851777422. Previous owner's small ownership label to front pastedown. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
THE OFFICIAL MILITARY ATLAS OF THE CIVIL WAR
Written by George B. Davis; Leslie J. Perry; Joseph W. Kirkley.
Stock no. 1819497
Published by Gramercy Books. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Originally printed in 1891-1895. Bound in one volume in this facsimile. 821 maps, 106 engravings, and 209 drawings. Very large format. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0517415666. 6th printing. Couple of nicks to lower edge of rear board. Contents fine. Red pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed and slightly faded to spine, rear panel a little grubby and a small indentation to center which also falls on to rear board.
A guide to history's most famous sea battle and the life of Admiral Lord Nelson. Large format. Colour illustrations. 560 pages. ISBN: 1845130189. Small previous owner's white name label to front pastedown. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly creased at top edge and possibly slightly faded to spine.
Large format. Colour illustrations. The complete guide to history's most famous land battle. ISBN: 185410764X. Small previous owner's name label to front pastedown else contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is possibly slightly faded to spine.
1815 THE WATERLOO CAMPAIGN
Written by Peter Hofschroer.
Stock no. 1819493
Published by Greenhill Books. 1st 1998. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Wellington, his German Allies and the Battles of Ligny and Quatra Bras. A history of the Waterloo campaign based on new research. Controversial conclusions about Wellington's actions. B/w maps and illustrations. ISBN: 1853673048. Previous owner's small name label to front pastedown. Text block slightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.
RUSSELL'S DESPATCHES FROM THE CRIMEA 1854-1856
Written by William Howard Russell; Nicolas Bentley.
Stock no. 1819492
Published by Andre Deutsch. 1st 1966. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Edited with an introduction by Bentley. A day-to-day eyewitness account of the campaign from the first sailing of the expedition to the final surrender of Sebastopol and the Armistice. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. 286 pages including index. Vertical crease to spine. Previous owner's name label to front pastedown. Endpapers and text block browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned and lightly edge-rubbed with slight loss to top of spine.
English Civil War. Blue covers with black/gilt title label to spine. B/w plates. Rear cover marked white. Light browning to text block. White pictorial dustwrapper is browned, edge-worn and chipped.
Chapters on the Life, History, Religion, and Literature of the Ancient Egyptians. 11 b/w plates plus 38 illustrations in the text. Blue cloth boards, gilt titles. xxxii and 326 pages including index. Spine browned and worn at top & tail. Front board unevenly browned, rear board a little marked. Name in ink to free front endpaper. Text block browned. All plates present.
SHEFFIELD LITERARY AND PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY: A CENTENARY RETROSPECT 1822-1922
Written by William Smith Porter.
Stock no. 1819470
Published by J.W. Northend. 1st 1922. Almost very good condition.
The Birth of the Society; Notes from the Minute Books; Lectures and Papers. Red cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w plates. Boards marked and stained. Endpapers browned. A few scattered foxspots. Some light underlining in blue pencil. Hinges slightly pulled.
THE PUZZLE OF LIFE; AND HOW IT HAS BEEN PUT TOGETHER
Written by Arthur Nicols.
Stock no. 1819467
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 2nd 1877. Slightly better than good condition.
Second Edition. A Short History of the Formation of the Earth, with its Vegetable and Animal Life, from the Earliest Times. Including an account of pre-historic man, his weapons, tools and works. Small format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine & vignette to front, black title to front. B/w plates. 173 pages. Top & tail of spine rubbed & worn, a few scuffs and marks to covers. Lengthy inscription in ink to free front endpaper. Joints cracked, hinges pulled, binding still feels tight. Pages 30-31 heavily foxed, scattered foxspots otherwise. All plates present.
Or, a brief instructive remembrancer, concerning that very great and spacious Earthquake, which happened almost quite through the South parts of Norvvay: Upon the 24th day of April, in the year 1657. Facsimile of the 1663 publication, printed in 1000 numbered copies. Brown pictorial cloth boards. 93 pages. Originally written in the Danish Tongue by Escholt, this is the English edition translated by Collins. Numbered 18 of 1000.
Green cloth rear board and spine with gilt title. Front board has pictorial paper covering. Green endpapers are maps. Full page colour plates. A super copy with just minimal rubbing at corners in origianal slipcase.