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BATTLE TACTICS OF NAPOLEON AND HIS ENEMIES
Written by Brent Nosworthy.
Stock no. 1820614
Published by Constable. 1st 1995. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A wealth of detailed analysis of the various tactical doctrines employed by the main armies of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic period, giving fresh consideration to the theoretical versus practical handling of the three principal arms of infantry, cavalry and artillery. Green cloth boards, silver title to spine. A few b/w photos. ISBN: 0094745102. Light browning to text block. Cigarette odour present.

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CAPITULATION 1945: THE STORY OF THE DONIZ REGIME
Written by Marlis G. Steinert; Richard Barry.
Stock no. 2134015
Published by Constable. 1st thus 1969. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Translated from the German by Barry. Red cloth covered boards, silver title to spine. Some bumping to spine and corners. A few marks and foxspots to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased and chipped with a couple of repaired tears.

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FORLORN SUNSET
Written by Michael Sadleir. Illustrated by John Piper.
Stock no. 2133853
Published by Constable. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Set in the 1870's, this is a story of disreputable London characters, who pandered to the amusements and miseries of their poor helpless victims. Burgundy cloth, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. Colour frontis by Piper plus 3 b/w plates. 499 pages. Frontis illustration reproduced on wrapper. Spine and corners lightly bumped. Pages lightly browned. Wrapper a little grubby and nicked and rubbed at top edge.

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PASSCHENDAELE
Written by Peter Barton.
Stock no. 1819542
Published by Constable. 1st 2007. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Unseen panoramas of the third battle of Ypres. Oblong format. Silver title to spine. B/w & colour photos. ISBN: 9781845294229. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine edges.

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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.

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BY FIRE AND SWORD
Written by Peter Reid.
Stock no. 1817527
Published by Constable. 1st 2007. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The Rise and Fall of English Supremacy at Arms: 1314-1485. Black boards, silver title to spine. A few colour plates and b/w maps. ISBN: 9781845295264. Light shelf wear to top & tail of spine.

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THE GREAT HEDGE OF INDIA
Written by Roy Moxham.
Stock no. 2129985
Published by Constable. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The story of one of the least-known wonders of Queen Victoria's India... Red boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 1841192600.

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SILVER GHOSTS & SILVER DAWN
Written by W.A. Robotham.
Stock no. 2129131
Published by Constable. 1st 1970. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. The author's work at Rolls-Royce. From cars to military vehicles. ISBN: 0094566909. Foxing and some marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-tears and chips; creased; a little loss.

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STONEHENGE
Written by Aubrey Burl.
Stock no. 1815885
Published by Constable. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A New History of the World's Greatest Stone Circle. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1841199648. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine, and lightly edge-creased.

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ARCHANGEL 1918-1919
Written by Edward Ironside.
Stock no. 1813812
Published by Constable. 1st 1953. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Field Marshal's account of the twelve months of his command in North Russia. Green cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w plates. Blue dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn, rear panel grubby.

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HEATH ROBINSON ARTIST AND COMIC GENIUS
Written by John Lewis; Nicolas Bentley. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2121642
Published by Constable. 1973. Very good condition.

The book covers the serious illustrations as well as the comic drawings. Colour plates and numerous b/w illustrations. Introduction by Nicolas Bentley. Card wraps. ISBN: 0094592209. Uneven browning to covers. Some light creasing to corners. Foxing to outer page edges and a few pages internally.

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STANLEY: SORCERER'S APPRENTICE
Written by Frank McLynn.
Stock no. 2118550
Published by Constable. 1st 1991. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Second Volume of Frank McLynn's biography of Henry Morton Stanley. It covers the years 1877 to 1904. ISBN: 0094702209. Wrapper is edge-chipped with small chip/nick to base of spine, which is also faded.

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