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THE GERMAN ARMY ON VIMY RIDGE 1914-1917
Written by Jack Sheldon.
Stock no. 1819532
Published by Pen & Sword Military. 1st 2008. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and maps. ISBN: 9781844156801. Small initials in ink to front endpaper else a fine copy.

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THE CAMPAIGN IN BOHEMIA 1866
Written by G.J.R. Glunicke.
Stock no. 1819531
Published by Swan Sonnenschein & Co.. 1st 1907. Good condition.

The Special Campaign Series No. 6. Yellow cloth boards with red titles. B/w maps. Most maps stored in pocket to rear. Covers grubby. 2" split to top front edge of spine. Front board creased as are prelims. Inscription ink to front endpaper. Front joint starting to split from top. Some marks & creasing to contents. Map of Germany MISSING. Some maps have names written on reverse otherwise clean.

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THE AMERICANS IN THE GREAT WAR (3 VOLUMES)
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819527
Published by Michelin & Cie. 1st 1919. Almost very good condition.

Illustrated Michelin Guides to the Battle-Fields (1914-1918). Volume 1: The Second Battle of the Marne; Volume 2: The Battle of Saint Mihiel.; Volume 3: Meuse-Argonne Battle. Beige cloth boards with Beige titles. Slim format. B/w photos and maps. Ex-library with a few rubber stamps in ink to contents. Covers a little grubby. Endpapers heavily browned. One or two grubby marks to contents.

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THE RESISTANCE VERSUS VICHY: THE PURGE OF COLLABORATORS IN LIBERATED FRANCE
Written by Peter Novick.
Stock no. 1819521
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 1968. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0701113456. Neat name in ink to front endpaper. Top edge of text block foxed. Dustwrapper is browned at edges and spine.

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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.

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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.

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GEOLOGIA NORVEGICA
Written by Michael Peterson Escholt; Daniel Collins.
Stock no. 1819465
Published by Trondheim. 1st thus 1963. Fine condition.

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.

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THE CLASSICAL WORLD
Written by Robin Lane Fox.
Stock no. 1318898
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2013. Fine condition.

An Epic History of Greece and Rome. With a new introduction by the author. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Vignette to front cover. Top edge gilt. Colour and b/w photos. 671 pages includes index. Some slight scuffing to original slipcase else a fine copy.

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STRANGE DEFEAT: A STATEMENT OF EVIDENCE WRITTEN IN 1940
Written by Marc Bloch.
Stock no. 1318858
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2015. Nearly fine condition.

How some of France's best military units attempted (unsuccessfully) to escape their Belgian trap before Rommel could cut them off at the Channel. Brown pictorial boards. B/w photos. 164 pages. A super copy in original slipcase which is slightly faded at a couple of edges.

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MONTE CASSINO: TEN ARMIES IN HELL
Written by Peter Caddick-Adams.
Stock no. 1819411
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st thus 2013. Fine condition.

A thoughtful treatment of a crucial period of the Italian campaign. Matt pictorial boards. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 9780199974641.

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THE KRAKOW GHETTO PHARMACY
Written by Tadeusz Pankiewicz.
Stock no. 1819409
Published by Wydawnictwo Literackie. 1st thus 2019. Fine condition.

A testimony to the Holocaust. Tadeus Pankiewicz was a Polish pharmacist and owner of the "Pod Orlem" pharmacy in Krakow. For his efforts to aid and save Jews during the Holocaust he was recognised by Yad Vashem as Righteous Among the Nations in 1983. After the war he gave eyewitness testimony at the Nuremberg trials. Matt pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 9788308051146.

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THE HOLOCAUST: THE JEWISH TRAGEDY
Written by Martin Gilbert.
Stock no. 1819407
Published by Collins. 1st 1986. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A powerful study of the six most tormented years of modern European history. 959 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 0002163055. Boards lightly shelf worn at top & tail of spine. Text block slightly browned. Dustwrapper is a little scuffed.

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