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LINCOLN'S DARKEST YEAR: THE WAR IN 1862
Written by William Marvel.
Stock no. 2134021
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. 1st USA 2008. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Black cloth covered boards, with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and photos. ISBN: 9780618858699. A few light marks to outer page edges.

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THE NORSE MYTHS
Written by Kevin Crossley-Holland. Illustrated by Jane Lydbury.
Stock no. 1820222
Published by Folio Society. 2015. Nearly fine condition.

Top edge red. Burgundy leather spine, with silver title. Grey and white decorated boards. B/w illustrations. Introduced and retold by Crossley-Holland. 4th printing. Small scratch to front spine edge. Contained in publisher's near fine slipcase (some light scuffing).

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THE LORDS OF ROMAGNA
Written by John Larner.
Stock no. 2133677
Published by MacMillan. 1st 1965. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Romagnol Society and the origins of the Signorie. Red cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Page edge browning. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing; chips and nicks; some scuff marks and a bit of fading to spine.

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ISLAMIC ARCHITECTURE OF THE INDIAN SUBCONTINENT
Written by Bianca Maria Alfieri.
Stock no. 1820096
Published by Laurence King Publishing. 1st 2000. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The history of Islamic architecture in India from its beginnings in the thirteenth century until its decline in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Encompassing the whole sub-continent to cover Pakistan and Bangladesh. Large format. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 1856691896. Slight fading to top edge of front endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed.

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PHOTOGRAPHIC HISTORY OF THE CIVIL WAR: FORT SUMTER TO GETTYSBURG
Written by William C. Davis; Bell I. Wiley.
Stock no. 2133481
Published by Black Dog & Leventhal. 1994. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Silver/grey leather-look covers with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Large, heavy volume! Includes: Shadows of the Storm; The Guns of '62; The Embattled Confederacy. ISBN: 1884822088. Bumping to spine. Small previous owner label to front pastedown. Page edge browning, with some grubby marks. Wrapper is edge-creased with some nicks and chips.

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SOLDIERS OF THE RAJ
Written by Alan J. Guy; Peter B. Boyden.
Stock no. 2133467
Published by National Army Museum. 1st 1997. Very good condition.

The Indian Army 1600-1947. The book was published to accompany the largest, most comprehensive Special Exhibition of the National Army Museum's 'Indian Army' holdings ever mounted. Numerous colour and b/w photos. Large format. Pictorial card wraps. 368 pages. ISBN: 0901721352. Corners of covers and spine have creasing.

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L'ARMEE FRANCAISE
Written by Jules Richard. Illustrated by Edouard Detaille.
Stock no. 2133465
Published by Waxtel & Hasenauer. 1st USA 1992. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

An Illustrated History of the French Army 1790-1885. Large format. Colour & b/w illustrations. Text in English. ISBN: 0963255800. Marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased and faded to spine.

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INTO THE VALLEY OF DEATH: THE BRITISH CAVALRY DIVISION AT BALACLAVA 1854
Written by John Mollo; Boris Mollo. Illustrated by Bryan Fosten.
Stock no. 1820056
Published by Windrow & Greene. 1st 1991. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Illustrated with over 100 colour and b/w pictures. Uniforms and equipment are described and new maps help to clarify the technical details of military movements. Large format. ISBN: 187200475X. Light rubbing to top & tail of spine. Silver pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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INTO THE VALLEY OF DEATH: THE BRITISH CAVALRY DIVISION AT BALACLAVA 1854
Written by John Mollo; Boris Mollo. Illustrated by Bryan Fosten.
Stock no. 1820046
Published by Windrow & Greene. 1st 1991. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Illustrated with over 100 colour and b/w pictures. Uniforms and equipment are described and new maps help to clarify the technical details of military movements. Large format. ISBN: 187200475X. Price-cut dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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NAPOLEON'S ELITE CAVALRY
Written by Edward Ryan. Illustrated by Lucien Rousselot.
Stock no. 1819985
Published by Greenhill Books; Stackpole Books. 1st 1999. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Cavalry of the Imperial Guard 1804-1815. 91 superb colour paintings of Lucien Rousselot. Large format. A lavish presentation of Napoleon's guard cavalry. Text by Ryan detailing the men and uniforms of this elite of the elite. ISBN: 1853673714. Previous owner's name label to front pastedown. Light rubbing to top & tail of spine. Contents clean. White pictorial dustwrapper is slightly scuffed to rear.

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NAPOLEON'S ELITE CAVALRY
Written by Edward Ryan. Illustrated by Lucien Rousselot.
Stock no. 1819980
Published by Greenhill Books; Stackpole Books. 1st 1999. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Cavalry of the Imperial Guard 1804-1815. 91 superb colour paintings of Lucien Rousselot. Large format. A lavish presentation of Napoleon's guard cavalry. Text by Ryan detailing the men and uniforms of this elite of the elite. ISBN: 1853673714. Light rubbing to top & tail of spine. Contents fine. White pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine.

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THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR
Written by Earl Schenck Miers.
Stock no. 1819864
Published by Golden Press. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A popular illustrated history of the years 1861-1865 as seen by the artist-correspondents who were there. Large format. Off-white cloth boards with gilt title to spine, red title to front. Blue endpapers. Colour & b/w illustrations throughout. 319 pages. Boards and text block lightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn (no loss), a little grubby and faded to spine.

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