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Purple ribbed silk spine, pictorial paperboards. B/w photos. Spine slightly faded. Publisher's grey slipcase is lightly marked and slightly bumped to one corner.
NELSON AND THE NILE: THE NAVAL WAR AGAINST BONAPARTE 1798
Written by Brian Lavery.
Stock no. 1821234
Published by Chatham Publishing. 1st 1998. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
The Battle of the Nile in its full strategic context, showing the interplay of military and political factors that sent Nelson's squadron into the Mediterranean in pursuit of the powerful French invasion fleet. Navy blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w & colour illustrations. ISBN: 186176040X.
Blue decorated boards. The Seeds of Conflict in the Middle East. B/w photos. Lower front corners of both book and slipcase are bumped. Slipcase is slightly marked.
The Commentaries of Aeneas Sylvius Piccolomini Pius II. An abridgement. B/w illustrations. White boards, maroon title label. Top edge of textblock is grubby. A few tiny chips at edges of title-label. Contained in publisher's beige slipcase which is a little grubby and marked.
Grey/blue pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. The Memoirs of Sergeant Bourgogne 1812-1813. Slight bumping to spine. Small mark to edge of textblock. Cream publisher's slipcase is discoloured and slightly grubby.
A journal of the events of 1870-1871. Pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Spine browned. Contents fine. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is grubby and fading at edges.
The Journal of Madame De La Tour Du Pin. Edited and translated by Harcourt. Purple cloth, gilt decorations. B/w illustrations. 345 pages. Spine lightly faded. Pale browning to prelims and last few pages. Contained in worn publisher's slipcase which is browned and bumped at corners.
THE UNITED STATES CAVALRY: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY
Written by Gregory J.W. Urwin. Illustrated by Ernest Lisle Reedstrom.
Stock no. 1820881
Published by Blandford Press. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. B/w photos. ISBN: 0713712198. Endpapers lightly browned. Text block lightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is neatly covered with clear laminate.
ARMIES OF 1812 VOLUME 1: THE FRENCH ARMY
Written by Otto Von Pivka.
Stock no. 1820878
Published by Patrick Stephens. 1st 1977. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
A penetrating insight into the Grande Armee of 1812. The main section is devoted to the uniforms and flags of the French Army and its foreign allies. B/w illustrations and a few colour. ISBN: 0850592747. Very light browning to endpapers. Text block browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is neatly covered with clear laminate.
THE FRONTIER ABLAZE: THE NORTH WEST FRONTIER RISING 1897-98
Written by Michael Barthorp. Illustrated by Douglas N. Anderson.
Stock no. 1820862
Published by Windrow & Greene. 1st 1996. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Colour Plates. B/w photos. 128 pages. An account of the operations of the Tochi, Malakand, Buner, Mohmand and Tirah Field Forces. ISBN: 1859150233. Foxing to pastedowns hidden under flaps of dustwrapper. Foxing to verso of dustwrapper.
ZULU ISANDLWANA AND RORKE'S DRIFT 22ND-23RD JANUARY 1879
Written by Ian Knight. Illustrated by Michael Chappell; Angus McBride.
Stock no. 1820860
Published by Windrow & Greene. 1994. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
The definitive account of how and why, in January 1879 at the remote African crag called Isandlwana, a force of nearly 1,500 British Regular and Colonial troops came to be annihilated by a tribal people armed very largely with spears. Large format. Green boards, gilt titles. Colour & b/w illustrations. 136 pages. ISBN: 1872004237. Third impression.
Napoleon and his Guard, A Study in Leadership. xviii + 564 pages. Colour & b/w illustrations. Fold-out map to rear. Adapted from the French. ISBN: 0853684014. Couple of small tears to top of spine. Marks to outer page edges. Cigarette smoke odour to book. Wrapper is creased with some chips; faded to spine.