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NAPOLEON'S INVASION OF RUSSIA
Written by Theodore Ayrault Dodge.
Stock no. 1818270
Published by Frontline Books. 1st 2008. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A clear and concise strategic review of Napoleon's Russian campaign. Navy blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w maps & illustrations. ISBN: 9781848325012. Lower corners of boards bumped, neat inscription to front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little scuffed.
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THE GERMAN OFFICER-CORPS IN SOCIETY AND STATE 1650-1945
Written by Karl Demeter.
Stock no. 1818269
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st UK 1965. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A detailed study of the development of the officer class in Germany from Frederick the Great to the defeat of the Nazis in 1945. Translated from the German by Angus Malcolm. Name (crossed out) and date in ink to front endpaper. Dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased with a few tiny closed tears to edges.
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THE PRIZES OF WAR: THE NAVAL PRIZE SYSTEM IN THE NAPOLEONIC WARS, 1793-1815
Written by Richard Hill.
Stock no. 1818263
Published by Sutton Publishing. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

An investigation into a hitherto neglected aspect of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0750918160. Text block slightly grubby. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
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THE IMPERIAL ROMAN ARMY
Written by Yann Le Bohec.
Stock no. 1818262
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A look in detail at the structure and development of the army in the first three centuries AD, examining its organization, training and role in Roman Society, to see why it has always been accorded with such a prominent position in Rome's history and whether that view is justified. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0713471662. Name in ink to front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is price-cut.
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WALKING WITH THE DAMNED
Written by Ted Schwarz.
Stock no. 1318391
Published by Paragon House. 1st 1992. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The shocking murder of the man who freed 30,000 prisoners from the Nazis. Black spine with gilt title, green boards. 326 pages. ISBN: 1557783152. Name and date in pencil to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is price-cut.
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STALIN'S NEMESIS: THE EXILE AND MURDER OF LEON TROTSKY
Written by Bertrand M. Patenaude.
Stock no. 1318387
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 2009. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The story of one of the twentieth century's most notorious political murders: the assassination of Leon Trotsky. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780571228751. Minimal bumping to spine. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed, tiny piece torn from top corner of rear panel.
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THE BATTLE FOR SPAIN
Written by Antony Beevor.
Stock no. 1318386
Published by Phoenix. Circa 2007. Nearly fine condition.

The Spanish Civil War 1936-1939. Cardwraps. B/w maps and photos. xxxviii and 586 pages. ISBN: 9780753821657. A couple of very light spots to textblock. 9th printing of this edition.
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VOICES FROM THE PENINSULA
Written by Ian Fletcher.
Stock no. 1818252
Published by Greenhill Books. 1st 2001. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Eyewitness Accounts by Soldiers of Wellington's Army 1808-1814. Edited by Ian Fletcher drawing on rare letters, diaries and memoirs. Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w & colour illustrations. ISBN: 1853674591. A few minor grubby marks to endpapers and text block. Plates clean but slightly crinkled. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
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ROYALS AND THE REICH: THE PRINCES VON HESSEN IN NAZI GERMANY
Written by Jonathan Petropoulos.
Stock no. 1818249
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The author uses unprecedented access to royal archives to tell the fascinating story of the Princes of Hesse and the important role they played in the Nazi regime. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0195161335. Inscription in pencil to front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed to rear panel.
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THE LIFE AND DEATH OF ADOLF HITLER
Written by Robert Payne.
Stock no. 1818247
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1973. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The private and public life of the man who at close quarters impressed the author as 'quiveringly alive, ruthlessly intelligent and far from a caricature'. Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. Top edge red. ISBN: 0224009273. Dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at edges.
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DICTIONARY OF THE NAPOLEONIC WARS
Written by David G. Chandler.
Stock no. 1818246
Published by Arms & Armour Press. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The soldiers, strategies, armaments, movement, and battles that shaped events during Napoleon's reign. 570 pages. B/w illustrations. 1200 entries. ISBN: 0853683530. Name & date in ink to front endpaper. Text block slightly grubby. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed and slightly faded to spine.
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STALIN: THE GLASNOST REVELATIONS
Written by Walter Laqueur.
Stock no. 1818244
Published by Charles Scribner's Sons. 1st 1990. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A reconsideration of Josef Stalin, the demonic dictator who ruled over the Soviet Union for the better part of three decades. Black cloth spine with red title, grey boards. ISBN: 0684192039. A few minor marks to vertical edge of front board. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is creased to front flap and unevenly faded to spine.
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