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In this book the role of the military leaders is critically examined, and the post-war claims of the German generals that they had tried to dissuade Hitler from repeating Napoleon's error are reassessed in the light of contemporary records and war diaries. Black boards, gilt title to spine. A few b/w photos and maps. 308 pages includes index. ISBN: 0198214952. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Very pale foxing to edge of textblock, contents clean. Wrapper slightly browned with scuffs on rear panel.
Fourth volume in the series The Politics and Strategy of the Second World War. Black boards, gilt title to spine. 192 pages includes index. ISBN: 0706701828. Spine slightly bumped. Pictorial wrapper has a couple of small edge creases.
Translated from the German by Jill Gearing. Red boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 071100255X. Text block lightly browned, faint finger marks to free front endpaper. Red pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and lightly worn to corners.
VAKHMISTROV'S CIRCUS: ZVENO COMBINED AIRCRAFT - THE PROJECTS, DEVELOPMENT, TESTING AND COMBAT
Written by Mikhail Maslov.
Stock no. 1819669
Published by Helion & Company. 1st 2017. Fine condition.
Providing readers with the most complete history of combined aircraft designs created by Vladimir Vakhmistov. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 9781911096757.
INTERVENTION IN RUSSIA 1918-1920: A CAUTIONARY TALE
Written by Miles Hudson.
Stock no. 1819613
Published by Leo Cooper. 1st 2004. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Servicemen from sixteen countries took part in the ill-fated military intervention in the North, South, East and West of Russia in 1918-20. The causes, course and outcome of this little-known affair, drawing on the many political and military sources available. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 184415033X. Slight fading to dustwrapper spine.
Green cloth, gilt title to spine. 7 colour plates. Black and white decorations to text. viii + 334 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Small mark to front cover. Front joint is partially cracked at base. 1 plate is MISSING from this copy. Some light foxing and fingering else contents clean. Dustwrapper is grubby and worn with creases, 2" loss to top of spine and rest of spine is browned. Price on front flap of dustwrapper is 7/6.
REVOLUTIONARY RUSSIA 1891-1991 A HISTORY
Written by Orlando Figes.
Stock no. 2132852
Published by Metropolitan Books; Henry Holt and Company. 1st USA 2014. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Dark cream boards, black title to spine. ISBN: 9780805091311.
NAPOLEON'S RUSSIAN CAMPAIGN
Written by Philippe-Paul De Segur; J. David Townsend.
Stock no. 2132774
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1959. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
A graphic account of a world-famous event, presenting in addition to the erosion of the Grand Army, a study of Napoleon's disintegration. Translated from the French by Townsend. Blue cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front cover. Endpapers are maps. 284 pages includes index. Very slight browning to top edge of front cover. Endpapers browned. Pages lightly browned. Ex-libris sticker of Ian H. Stockley on front pastedown. Wrapper browned to rear panel, worn at edges with very slight loss.
THE OSPREY ENCYCLOPEDIA OF RUSSIAN AIRCRAFT 1875-1995
Written by Bill Gunston.
Stock no. 1318751
Published by Osprey Aerospace. 1996. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Large format. 526 pages. B/w diagrams and photos. ISBN: 1855324059. Light browning and a few marks to top edge of text block. Some light browning to page edges. Corners lightly bumped. Black pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
The Diary of Lt. H.A. Vossler, a soldier of the Grand Army 1812-1813. Two tone lithographs. Pictorial boards. Spine and corners slightly rubbed. Small tear to top corners of prelims (some slight loss of paper but no loss of text etc). Slipcase is slightly browned and worn at corners.
Dark grey cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Splash marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is browned with tears and chips; some loss; a few repairs.
Royal Kinship and Betrayal in Europe 1917-1919. The end of the 300-year-old Russian dynasty and the guilt of the royal families in Europe over the Romanovs bloody end. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 288 pages includes index. ISBN: 9781445681979.