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CAPTAIN COOK'S VOYAGES 1768-1779
Written by Captain Cook; Glyndwr Williams.
Stock no. 1817940
Published by Folio Society. 2001. Nearly fine condition.

Elaborately decorated blue cloth with gilt. Colour illustrations. Top edge blue. Selected and introduced by Williams. Fifth printing. Couple of minor lower corner creases and two very small white spots to top coloured edge. Contained in publisher's black slipcase that is a little scuffed.
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THE THIRTY YEARS WAR
Written by C.V. Wedgwood.
Stock no. 1817937
Published by Folio Society. 2001. Slightly better than very good condition.

Introduction by Roy Strong. Brown pictorial cloth with black title block with gilt title to spine. Endpapers are maps of Central Europe 1618. Colour & b/w illustrations. Top edge brown. 508 pages includes index. Second printing. Contained in brown, slightly scuffed slipcase.
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LONGBOW: A SOCIAL AND MILITARY HISTORY
Written by Robert Hardy.
Stock no. 1817929
Published by Haynes. 5th 2012. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Fifth Edition. The history of archery. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and a few colour photos & illustrations. ISBN: 9780857332486.
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WARHORSE: CAVALRY IN ANCIENT WARFARE
Written by Philip Sidnell.
Stock no. 1817928
Published by Hambledon Continuum. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Drawing heavily on the ancient sources, Warhorse takes the reader on a thrilling ride through numerous vividly recreated battles, from the earliest civilizations to the Battle of Hastings, to reveal the horsemen of the ancient world in their full and deadly glory. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 1852853743. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to title page. Text block slightly marked. Pictorial dustwrapper lightly scuffed.
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BATTLES OF THE CRUSADES 1097-1444 FROM DORYLAEUM TO VARNA
Written by Kelly Devries; et al.
Stock no. 1817926
Published by Spellmount Ltd.. 1st 2007. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

An information packed, highly-illustrated guide to 20 battles from the crusading era. Large format. Pictorial glazed boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781862274341. Dustwrapper lightly creased at corners.
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VIKINGS AT WAR
Written by Kim Hjardar; Vegard Vike.
Stock no. 1817922
Published by Casemate. 1st 2016. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A sumptuous depiction of how the Vikings waged war; their weapons technology, offensive and defensive warfare, military traditions and tactics, their fortifications, ships and command structure. Grey boards, gilt title to spine. Colour map of The World of the Vikings to endpapers. Colour illustrations & photos. ISBN: 9781612004037.
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THE LACE WARS PART II
Written by Liliane Funcken; Fred Funcken.
Stock no. 1817918
Published by Ward Lock Limited. 1st 1977. Very good condition.

Arms & Uniforms series. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Uniforms of 1700-1800: French, British and Prussian Cavalry and Artillery; Other countries: Infantry, Cavalry & Artillery. ISBN: 0706355660. Boards lightly browned, remains of small circular label to rear board. Page edge browning and a few pale foxspots.
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THE LACE WARS PART I
Written by Liliane Funcken; Fred Funcken.
Stock no. 1817917
Published by Ward Lock Limited. 1st 1977. Very good condition.

Arms & Uniforms series. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Uniforms of France - The King's Household and the Infantry under Louis XV and Louis XVI; the British and Prussian Infantry from 1700-1800. ISBN: 0706355627. Boards lightly browned, remains of old circular sticker to rear board. A few pale foxspots, page edges lightly browned.
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EMPIRES COLLIDE: THE FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR 1754-63
Written by Ruth Sheppard.
Stock no. 1817916
Published by Osprey Publishing. 1st 2006. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Colour and b/w photos. B/w maps. 272 pages. The warfare of the French-Indian War was diverse, ranging from savage warfare in the forests and plains of the North American frontier to city sieges and open battles. The British Army struggled with the terrain and the tactics of the opposing American Indians. ISBN: 1846030897. Heavy bump/split to lower front edge of spine and corresponding 0.5" closed tear to dustwrapper. Otherwise, contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and rear panel.
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THE AGE OF THE GALLEY
Written by Robert Gardiner; John Morrison.
Stock no. 1817912
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st thus 2004. Slightly better than very good condition.

Mediterrranean Oared Vessels since Pre-Classical Times. Large format. Pictorial card wraps. Conway History of the Ship. B/w photos. 256 pages. ISBN: 0851779557. Rear cover lightly browned.
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BLOODY SHAMBLES VOLUME TWO THE DEFENCE OF SUMATRA TO THE FALL OF BURMA
Written by Christopher Shores; Brian Cull; Yasuho Izawa.
Stock no. 1817886
Published by Grub Street. 1996. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The first comprehensive account of air operations over south-east Asia December 1941-April 1942 ISBN: 0948817674. Reprint. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine.
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ARMS AND ARMOUR OF THE CRUSADING ERA, 1050-1350: ISLAM, EASTERN EUROPE AND ASIA
Written by David Nicolle.
Stock no. 1817869
Published by Greenhill Books. 1st 1999. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A comprehensive account of weapons and equipment in the Middle Ages. Green boards with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 1853673692. Text block a little grubby and with minor foxing to top edge. Green dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased.
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