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THE FRENCH REVOLUTION (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Thomas Carlyle.
Stock no. 1817935
Published by Folio Society. 2001. Nearly fine condition.

Black cloth spine with gilt title blocks and black title, red cloth boards with black cloth at vertical edge. B/w illustrations. Volume I: The Bastille. Volume II: The Constitution. Volume III: The Guillotine. Second printing. Contained in publisher's slipcase with pictorial onlay to one side.
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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. 1817930
Published by Grub Street. 1st 2016. 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. Light creasing to dustwrapper.
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THE BOOK OF THE XV BRIGADE
No author listed.
Stock no. 1817895
Published by Frank Graham. 1st thus 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Records of British, American, Canadian and Irish volunteers in the XV International Brigade in Spain 1936-1938. B/w photos. 305 pages. Top & tail of spine show shelf wear. Text block lightly browned with some minor foxing which also affects top margin of prelims. Yellow dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine and a little grubby, worn at top of spine.
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THE ISMAILI ASSASSINS: A HISTORY OF MEDIEVAL MURDER
Written by James Waterson.
Stock no. 1817879
Published by Frontline Books. 1st 2008. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The truth behind the secret missions of the medieval Assassins. Examines the historical events that still resonate in Asia and the Middle East. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 9781848325050. Light scuffing to black dustwrapper.
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THE CHINESE STEAM NAVY 1862-1945
Written by Richard N.J. Wright.
Stock no. 1817872
Published by Chatham Publishing. 1st 2000. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The extraordinary story of the transformation of a navy from one of armed junks to one exploiting the latest steam and steel technology. Grey boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1861761449. Some light creasing to top of dustwrapper spine.
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GREAT ZULU BATTLES 1838-1906
Written by Ian Knight.
Stock no. 2131429
Published by Arms & Armour Press. 1998. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. B/w maps and plates. ISBN: 1854093908.
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THE NATIONAL ARMY MUSEUM BOOK OF THE ZULU WAR
Written by Ian Knight.
Stock no. 2131428
Published by Sidgwick & Jackson. 1st 2003. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A vivid recreation of the extraordinary campaign of the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879 from the opening stages of the war, the Battle of Isandlwana and the defence of Rorke's Drift, to the defeat of the Zulu nation at Ulundi and the capture of King Cetshwayo. Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w plates. ISBN: 0283073276.
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RORKE'S DRIFT AND ISANDLWANA
Written by Ian F.W. Beckett.
Stock no. 2131427
Published by Oxford University Press. Circa 2019. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Cream boards with green title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780198794127. 2nd impression. Damp to first few pages of book - some transfer from green endpaper to page edges of a few pages. Marks to a few pages. Wrinkling from damp. Wrapper also has damp mark to front panel; wrinkled.
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THE HISTORY OF THE RUSSIAN NAVY
Written by Vladimir Y. Gribovsky; Anatoly A. Razdolgin; Vikor S. Protopopov. Illustrated by Sergey B. Veselov.
Stock no. 2131380
Published by Palamed Publishers. 1995. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Metal look covers with raised titles and borders and decorations. Text in Russian and English. Translated by Protopopov. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 5758000671. Grubby finger marks to a few pages of prelims.
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THE GULAG ARCHIPELAGO 1918-1956 AN EXPERIMENT IN LITERARY INVESTIGATION
Written by Alexander Solzhenitsyn.
Stock no. 2131322
Published by Folio Society. 2nd 2006. Fine condition.

The author's experiences in the Soviet Gulag system. Edited from the original three volume edition by Edward E. Ericson. Translated from the Russian by Thomas Whitney and Harry Willetts. Pictorial boards. B/w photos. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.
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I HAVE SIND CHARLES NAPIER IN INDIA 1841-1944
Written by Priscilla Napier.
Stock no. 2131145
Published by Michael Russell. 1st 1990. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0859551636. SIGNED by author to title page. A few light marks. Wrapper a bit edge-creased.
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SHAKA'S CHILDREN A HISTORY OF THE ZULU PEOPLE
Written by Stephen Taylor.
Stock no. 2131031
Published by Harper Collins. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The Zulu world, its passions, intrigues and ideals, the sly white traders, the squabbling Boers, the thunderous battles and the bright African landscape. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. 416 pages including index. ISBN: 0002551446.
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