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THOMAS JEFFERSON REPUTATION AND LEGACY
Written by Francis D. Cogliano.
Stock no. 1815000
Published by Edinburgh University Press. 1st 2006. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A major study of Jefferson's reputation concerned with Jefferson and history - both as something Jefferson made and something that he sought after. Black boards, gilt title to spine. ix and 276 pages including index. ISBN: 9780748624997. Scuffing to dustwrapper.

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ISANDLWANA
Written by Adrian Greaves.
Stock no. 1814848
Published by Cassell & Co.. 1st 2001. Slightly better than very good condition.

The story of one of the biggest disasters for the British in their entire colonial history. The invasion of Zululand. Stiff pictorial cardwraps. B/w & colour illustrations. ISBN: 0304357006. Slight fading to spine and rear spine edge.

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CUSTEROLOGY
Written by Michael A. Elliott.
Stock no. 1814847
Published by University of Chicago Press. 1st 2007. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The Enduring Legacy of the Indian Wars and George Armstrong Custer. A bracing narrative and a potent reminder of why we care so much about history in the first place. Grey cloth spine with gilt title, light blue paper boards. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780226201467.

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THE FIGHT FOR MALAYA
Written by R.W. Holder.
Stock no. 1208878
Published by Editions Didier Millet. 1st 2007. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The Jungle War of Maurice Cotterill. A gripping chronicle of one man's survival in a period of chaos and deprivation, before the postwar progress of Malaysia towards independence in 1957 and a new era. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. 196 pages. ISBN: 9789814217200. SIGNED by author on front endpaper. Top of spine and corners slightly rubbed. Wrapper slightly scuffed on rear panel.

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THE CHILD'S LIVINGSTONE
Written by Mary Entwistle. Illustrated by Ernest Prater.
Stock no. 1507690
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Beige matt boards with large pictorial onlay and dark titles, 8 x 7.25". Illustrated with 6 colour and 6 b/w full page illustrations, incl. front cover. 32 pages. Minimal bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few fox spots to covers and contents. Endpapers browned. Dustwrapper is edge worn, chipped and slightly grubby, front panel and spine darkened.

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DAILY LIFE IN ANCIENT ROME
Written by Jerome Carcopino; Henry T. Rowell; E.O. Lorimer.
Stock no. 2123513
Published by Folio Society. 2004. Fine condition.

Attractive colour pictorial boards. Colour photos. The People and the City at the Height of the Empire. Contained in a very good slip case with a few marks.

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THE BURNING OF WASHINGTON: THE BRITISH INVASION OF 1814
Written by Anthony S. Pitch.
Stock no. 1814246
Published by Naval Institute Press. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A gripping narrative filled with vivid details. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 1557506922. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to title page. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine and slightly creased at top & tail of spine.

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1812: THE NAVY'S WAR
Written by George C. Daughan.
Stock no. 1814243
Published by Basic Books. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A complete account of how the U.S. Navy rescued the fledgling nation and secured America's future. Grey spine, silver title, blue paper boards. B/w maps and illustrations. ISBN: 9780465020461. 2nd printing. Base of spine bumped. Faint marks to boards. Contents fine. Light rubbing to corners of dustwrapper.

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NINE MONTHS TO GETTYSBURG: STANNARD'S VERMONTERS AND THE REPULSE OF PICKETT'S CHARGE
Written by Howard Coffin.
Stock no. 1814239
Published by The Countryman Press. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth spine, gilt title, blue paper boards. B/w illustrations. American Civil War. ISBN: 0881504009. Second printing. Corners bumped. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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INTREPID SAILORS: THE LEGACY OF PREBLE'S BOYS AND THE TRIPOLI CAMPAIGN
Written by Chipp Reid.
Stock no. 1814235
Published by Naval Institute Press. 1st 2012. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The story of the Barbary Wars and the U.S. Navy's campaign to subdue Yusuf Karamanli, the bashaw of Tripoli. Black spine, gilt title, dull yellow sides. ISBN: 9781612511177.

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THE BATTERED STARS
Written by Howard Coffin.
Stock no. 1814232
Published by The Countryman Press. 1st 2002. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

One State's Civil War Ordeal during Grant's Overland Campaign from the Home Front in Vermont to the Battlefields of Virginia. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0881504874. Dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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THE AMAZON JOURNAL OF ROGER CASEMENT
Written by Roger Casement; Angus Mitchell.
Stock no. 2123256
Published by Anaconda Editions. 1st 1997. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Editied by Angus Mitchell. Dark green cloth with gilt titles. ISBN: 190199001X.

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