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A HISTORY OF THE MEDITERRANEAN AIR WAR 1940-1945 VOLUME THREE: TUNISIA AND THE END IN AFRICA NOVEMBER 1942-MAY 1943
Written by Christopher Shores; Giovani Massimello; Russell Guest; Frank Olynyk; Winfried Bock.
Stock no. 1825996
Published by Grub Street. 1st 2016. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
The background to the first major Anglo-American venture - Operation Torch, the invasion of French North Africa. Green pictorial glazed boards. B/w photos. 680 pages. ISBN: 9781910690000. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased with a few minor marks to rear panel.
A HISTORY OF THE MEDITERRANEAN AIR WAR 1940-1945 VOLUME ONE: NORTH AFRICA JUNE 1940 - JANUARY 1942
Written by Christopher Shores; Giovani Massimello; Russell Guest.
Stock no. 1825698
Published by Grub Street. 1st 2012. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Large format. Light brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781908117076. A few minor marks to vertical edge of text block.
An attempt to give some description of the physical geography, botany, zoology, anthropology, languages and history of the territories under British protection in East Central Africa, between the Congo Free State and the Rift Valley and between the first degree of South latitude and the fifth degree of North latitude. Blue cloth boards with gilt titles. Colour plates, maps and numerous b/w illustrations. A very heavy set. Both volumes rubbed and scuffed to boards, top & tail of spines worn. Text block a little grubby. Name in ink to half-title pages. All colour plates & maps present. Some hinges lightly pulled. Rear joint of volume 2 is cracked exposing cloth beneath but is still quite firm.
An account exploring the war as it appeared to the professional and amateur war correspondents who covered it in extraordinary depth in both the British and Colonial press. Glazed pcitorial boards. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 1858337321. Text block slightly grubby. Otherwise fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is creased at top of spine and rear panel, rear panel lightly scuffed.
Follow the dialogue of the film and read personal notes and quotes from the defenders, together with the historical facts about this famous battle. Cardwraps. 103 pages. ISBN: 9780956430106. Light rubbing to cover edges. Publication details missing (printing error? it doesn't look like there are any actual pages missing).
B/w photos. The author hunted, arrested and killed Mau Mau extremists. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks; some foxing.
Large format. The Story of Ethiopian Airlines. Colour and b/w photos. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapepr is edge-creased.
The Ango-Zulu War Series. Introduction by John Laband. Brown covers with gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0620142502. Page edge browning. Wrapper is faded to spine.
The Zulu war diary of Lieutenant Wilfred Heaton 24th Regiment of Foot 1879. B/w maps. ISBN: 1843941635. SIGNED by author to title page. Wrapper spine is faded.
SISTER JANET NURSE AND HEROINE OF THE ANGLO-ZULU WAR
Written by Brian Best; Katie Stossel.
Stock no. 2138334
Published by Pen & Sword Military. 1st 2006. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
In an age when convention dictated otherwise, Janet Wells (or Sister Janest as she became known) embarked on two perilous ventures. She was only 18 years old when decorated for her nursing service durin gthe 1878 Balkan War. Undeterred by the experience, the following year, she became the only nurse to serve at the front during the Anglo-Zulu War. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781844154258.
'There Was an Awful Slaughter'. B/w photos. ISBN: 0850528496. Light foxing/browning to outer page edges and a few to endpapers. Wrapper has creased front flap.
Written by C.G. Dennison; Ron Lock; Peter Quantrill.
Stock no. 2138132
Published by Frontline Books. 1st thus 2008. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Originally published in 1904 in abridged form, this is the author's riveting memoirs that have been reworked by Lock and Quantrill. This new edition reinstates many details missing from the previous account, including his life growing up on the frontier; the early wars in southern Africa and crucially, his experiences during the Anglo-Zulu wars. ISBN: 9781848325180.