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The First 100 Years of Aviation. Blue cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0850529700. Wrapper spine is faded.
The Peninsula campaign of 1862 was the largest campaign of the Civil War and also one of the bloodiest. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w maps, photos & illustrations. ISBN: 0395701015. Small grubby mark from label to rear cover. A few light creases present. Text block a little grubby. Cigarette odour present.
SPHERES OF INFLUENCE: THE PARTITION OF EUROPE, FROM MUNICH TO YALTA
Written by Lloyd C. Gardner.
Stock no. 2134022
Published by John Murray. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
The war within the war was the struggle between Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin over the shape of the world that would follow the Second World War. ISBN: 0719553113. Couple of small knocks to base of spine. Some indentation marks to rear panel of wrapper.
Blue boards, gilt title to spine. The great sea battle off the west coast of Denmark on 31st May 1916 lasted little more than twelve hours. But the naval race between Britain and Germany that led up to it occupied sixteen intensive years of preparation. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. A few foxspots. Page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with nicks; browned to spine.
The Seven Years' War and the Fate of the Empire in British North America 1754-1766. Black paper boards, cream title to spine. B/w illustrations. xxv and 862 pages including index. ISBN: 0571205356. Bumping to corners. A few light marks to covers.
A comprehensive, illustrated account of human bondage. Large format. Colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0861240111. Spine slightly cocked. Text block browned. A few foxspots. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper has a small mark to top of front panel.
Red cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. xlvi pages divided between front and rear and 240 pages. All edges red. Spine & rear board edges faded. Page xii & xxxix detached but present. Hinges at front and rear pulled.
A NEW ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF FREEMASONRY (ARS MAGNA LATOMORUM) 2 VOLUMES
Written by Arthur Edward Waiter.
Stock no. 1820100
Published by Rider & Co.. 1923. Very good condition.
And of Cognate Instituted Mysteries: Their Rites Literature and History. New and Revised Edition. Two volumes. Red cloth spines with gilt titles. Red cloth boards with gilt crest to front boards. B/w plates. Boards clean, gilt titles bright. Text blocks lightly browned. Foxing throughout including to plate margins. Slight surface paper damage to page xvi and xvii. All plates present.
THE ART OF THE TOY SOLDIER: TWO CENTURIES OF METAL TOY SOLDIERS 1770-1970
Written by Henry I. Kurtz; Burtt R. Ehrlich; Roy Selwyn-Smith.
Stock no. 2133485
Published by New Cavendish Books. 1st 1987. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Oblong format. Red cloth, gilt title. Colour photography throughout by Serge Nivelle. Based primarily on the Collection of Burtt R. Ehrlich. ISBN: 090456844X. Light bumping along cover edges.
A Comparative History of the Uniforms of the Great Armies from the 17th Century to the First World War. Large format. Colour photos. ISBN: 0214653498. Text block lightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at corners. Contained in a card slipcase.
A lucid and entertaining book where the author takes the history of fire fighting equipment from the gleaming steam pumpers of the industrial revolution to the automated specialised machines of our time. Large format. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w & colour photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0748100636. Inscription in ink to verso of free front endpaper. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is slightly grubby and has a small damp stain to lower edge.
THE KNIGHTS OF ST. JOHN IN JERUSALEM AND CYPRUS C. 1050-1310
Written by Jonathan Riley-Smith.
Stock no. 1819917
Published by MacMillan. 1st 1967. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A History of the Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem volume One. Black cloth boards. B/w maps. Text block browned. Ex-lib with stamp to front pastedown. Black dustwrapper is edge-rubbed, lightly scuffed and browned to spine. Slight musty odour present.