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THE GETTYSBURG COMPANION THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO AMERICA'S MOST FAMOUS BATTLE
Written by Mark Adkin.
Stock no. 2133486
Published by Aurum Press. 1st 2008. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A comprehensive guide to the armies, their weapons, equipment and tactics, the plans and problems of the rival commanders, not only during the three-day battle but before and afterwards, and a detailed study of the ground over which the battle was fought. Large format. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781845133412. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased and faded to spine.

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THE MUSLIM CONQUEST OF EGYPT AND NORTH AFRICA
Written by A.I. Akram.
Stock no. 1819554
Published by Ferozsons Ltd.. Circa 1977. Very good condition.

Red cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w maps. SIGNED by the author (with dedication) to half-title page. Text block browned. A few marks to contents.

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THE TRAFALGAR COMPANION
Written by Mark Adkin. Illustrated by Clive Farmer.
Stock no. 1819496
Published by Aurum Press. 1st 2005. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A guide to history's most famous sea battle and the life of Admiral Lord Nelson. Large format. Colour illustrations. 560 pages. ISBN: 1845130189. Small previous owner's white name label to front pastedown. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly creased at top edge and possibly slightly faded to spine.

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MILITARY OPERATIONS FRANCE AND BELGIUM 1914 (2 VOLUMES)
Written by James E. Edmonds.
Stock no. 1819237
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 2nd 1926. Very good condition.

Second Edition. History of The Great War Military Operations based on official documents. Mons, The Retreat to the Seine, The Marne and the Aisne, August-October 1914. Red cloth boards with gilt titles to spine. Volume I has a number of maps (sketches) bound in to the volume. Volume II is a red cloth box of 40 maps. Reprint. Spines faded. Volume I: Bookplate to front pastedown and name in ink to front endpaper. Browning to endpapers and text block. Volume II (box of maps) cloth is mottled and a little frayed, name in ink to top of contents. All maps present. One map slightly creased else all others in excellent condition.

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A SHORT HISTORY OF THE 20TH BATTALION KING'S ROYAL RIFLE CORPS (B.E.L. PIONEERS) 1915-1919
Written by A.S. Turberville.
Stock no. 1819230
Published by Goddard, Walker & Brown, Ltd.. 1st 1923. Good condition.

The special interest and importance of pioneer work in relation to the operations of the great division to which the 20th for most of its career belonged. Green cloth boards, gilt titles and vignette to front. Spine and front board water stained. Foxing mainly to prelims and text block. Pencil erasure to blank page facing title page.

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STEEL POTS THE HISTORY OF AMERICA'S STEEL COMBAT HELMETS
Written by Chris Armold.
Stock no. 2132192
Published by R. James Bender. 1st USA 1997. Very good condition.

Colour pictorial boards. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 091213870X. Some bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Page edge browning.

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APPEASING HITLER: THE DIPLOMACY OF SIR NEVILE HENDERSON, 1937-39
Written by Peter Neville.
Stock no. 1818769
Published by The Macmillan Press Ltd.. 1st 2000. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Britain's Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Nazi Germany during the Second World War. Black boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0333739876. Scuffing to dustwrapper.

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HER MAJESTY'S ARMY & HER MAJESTY'S INDIAN AND COLONIAL FORCES (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Walter Richards. Illustrated by G.D. Giles.
Stock no. 1816293
Published by J.S. Virtue & Co Limited. Circa 1890. Almost very good condition.

A descriptive account of the various regiments now comprising the Queen's forces, from their first establishment to the present time (vols I & II) and In India and the Colonies (vol III). Large format. Three-quarter leather binding, volumes 1 & 2 black leather with grey cloth sides, volume 3 burgundy leather with blue cloth sides. Gilt title to spines. Each volume has colour vignette to title page with tissue guard in place. Beautiful colour plates. Volume I has a cup ring stain on front side, is rubbed at corners. Front hinge between contents and list of illustrations is broken. Tissue guard is present, is creased with a few foxspots and a few small tears to gutter edge. Volume II is rubbed at corners. Tissue guard present but browned and worn at gutter edge. Prelims are detached (title page to vi of contents due to broken hinge. Between pages 262-263 a page containing three b/w photos of men in uniform has been expertly inserted. Hinge between page 264 and 265 broken. Volume III is rubbed at corners with slight loss of leather to base of spine. Tissue guard is missing between frontis and title page. Front section detached from title page to page vi of contents, cracked joint between title page and frontis. Pages 3-6 not bound in (but present). All plates are present throughout the set and in excellent condition. A few foxspots thoughout. A few cracked/pulled hinges. Some pencil annotation present to margins (comparatively little).

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BRIEF BUT GLORIOUS
Written by Charles Messenger.
Stock no. 1815740
Published by ONE. 1st 2007. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A Brief History of the 8th (Service) Battalion The Royal Fusiliers 1914-18. Red cloth boards, light red title printed vertically to front board. B/w plates and maps. ISBN: 9780955605109. SIGNED by the author (with personal dedication) to title page. Letter to the previous owner from the author regarding the same sellotaped to front pastedown. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased.

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MELBOURNE TEN
Written by Brian J. Rapier.
Stock no. 1606830
Published by Air Museum Publications (york) Ltd. 1st 1982. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Contains contemporary views of life and death from a number of diaries and events concerning a bomber squadron in World War II. B/w photos. ISBN: 0950732613. SIGNED by author, illustrator and researcher on title page (no dedication).

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FROM PYRAMID TO PAGODA THE STORY OF THE WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT
Written by E.W.C. Sandes.
Stock no. 1208104
Published by F.J. Parsons Ltd.. Circa 1951. Slightly better than very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The Prince of Wales's Own In the War 1939-45 and Afterwards. Large format. Burgundy cloth with gilt titles. Fold-out maps. Top and tail of spine and corners slightly bumped. Contents fine. All maps present. Wrapper is rubbed at corners with one inch loss at top of spine.

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THE 10TH ROYAL HUSSARS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939-1945
Written by D Dawnay.
Stock no. 1208084
Published by Gale & Polden, Ltd.. 1st 1948. Nearly fine condition.

Blue cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. 1 colour plate, b/w maps. xiii + 212 pages. All maps and photos present. Very slight browning to free endpapers.

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