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RUSSELL'S DESPATCHES FROM THE CRIMEA 1854-1856
Written by William Howard Russell; Nicolas Bentley.
Stock no. 1819492
Published by Andre Deutsch. 1st 1966. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Edited with an introduction by Bentley. A day-to-day eyewitness account of the campaign from the first sailing of the expedition to the final surrender of Sebastopol and the Armistice. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. 286 pages including index. Vertical crease to spine. Previous owner's name label to front pastedown. Endpapers and text block browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned and lightly edge-rubbed with slight loss to top of spine.
All volumes are red cloth covered boards with different blue, black and grey pictures. Volume 1: Mediterranean Front; Volume 2: A Year of Battle; Volume 3: The End In Africa. B/w photos. A super copy in origianal slipcase which is just a ltitle edge rubbed.
Introduced by Clare Mulley. This edition follows the text of the first edition (1954), with minor emendations. Beige decorated cloth. Includes a fold-out map in pocket at back of book. 204 pages. B/w photos. A super copy in origianal slipcase.
THE DOUBLE-CROSS SYSTEM IN THE WAR OF 1939 TO 1945
Written by J.C. Masterman; M.R.D. Foot.
Stock no. 1318917
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2007. Fine condition.
German agents serving the Allied cause. Dark blue spine, gilt title. B/w pictorial front cover. B/w photos. A super copy in original slipcase which is slightly scuffed.
Allied Military Deception in the Second World War. A two volume set. Grey cloth boards, silver title to spine, chequered decoration to front. B/w photos. Some light scuff marks to slipcase.
WILLIAM RUSSELL SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT OF THE TIMES
Written by Roger Hudson.
Stock no. 2133169
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1995. Fine condition.
Brown elaborately decorated pictorial cloth. B/w photos. Contained in black very slightly scuffed slipcase.
A Study in British Combined Strategy. Introduction by Jeremy Black. Blue pictorial cloth boards with black title label to spine with gilt title. Blue endpapers depict map of North-Western Europe. Colour & b/w illustrations. Top edge blue. Corners and base of spine just very slightly rubbed else a fine copy in dark blue slipcase.
Introduced by Mary Stopes-Roe. Red, black & white pictorial front board. Red endpapers. B/w photos. A super copy in original slipcase.
Blue decorated boards. The Seeds of Conflict in the Middle East. B/w photos. Minimal rubbing to cover edges else a super copy in original slipcase.
The commercial and military use of the Lockheed 10 Electra, 12, 14, Hudson, Lodestar, Learstar, PV-1 Ventura, PV-2 Harpoon, Saturn and conversions plus preserved and civil P-38/F-5 Lightning and P2V Neptune. Large format, heavy. Yellow glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. xiv and 594 pages. ISBN: 085130284X. Very few instances of annotation in biro. Light browning to top edge of text block.
THE BATTLEFIELDS OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR: THE UNSEEN PANORAMAS OF THE WESTERN FRONT
Written by Peter Barton.
Stock no. 1819437
Published by Constable. 1st 2005. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
The great battlefields of the First World War as you have never seen them before, from the first cavalry skirmishes, through the horrors of the Somme and Passchendaele, to the final weeks of conflict. Panoramic photographs taken by the Royal Engineers and their German counterparts throughout the war for the intelligence purposes. Large oblong format. Red boards, silver title to spine. 376 pages including index. Includes two CD-roms with the full panoramas in interactive, zoomable form and overlay mapping. ISBN: 1841197459. Light rubbing to corners. CDs present but not tested. Contained in publisher's matching pictorial slipcase which is a little faded and is scuffed to rear.
THE BLITZ THEN AND NOW VOLUME 3
Written by Ken Wakefield; Winston G. Ramsey; et al.
Stock no. 1819436
Published by Battle of Britain Prints International Ltd.. 1st 1990. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
The final volume in a trilogy detailing the wartime Blitz on Britain. May 1941 - May 1945. Large format. B/w photos. 592 pages. Edited by Ramsey. ISBN: 0900913584. Neat name in ink to free front endpaper. Text block lightly browned/foxed. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly stained to verso (not visible to front).