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FURIOUS HOURS
Written by Casey Cep.
Stock no. 2132319
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 2019. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Murder, Fraud and the Last Trial of Harper Lee. The stunning story of an Alabama serial killer. Brown boards, red title to spine. B/w photos. 314 pages includes index. ISBN: 9781785150739. Wrapper just very slightly rubbed at edges.

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LIKE WOLVES ON THE FOLD THE DEFENCE OF RORKE'S DRIFT
Written by Mike Snook.
Stock no. 2132318
Published by Greenhill Books. 1st 2006. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The Zulu attack on Rorke's Drift in 1879 thrillingly retold. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w plates. 302 pages includes index. ISBN: 9781853676598.

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THE NOBLE 24TH
Written by Norman Holme.
Stock no. 1819061
Published by Savannah. 1st 1999. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Biographical records of the 24th regiment in the Zulu War and the South African Campaigns 1877-1879. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Map to endpapers. A few b/w photos. ISBN: 1902366042. Light scuffing to rear panel of dustwrapper.

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GRANT
Written by Ron Chernow.
Stock no. 2132317
Published by Head Of Zeus. 2017. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The life of perhaps one of the most misunderstood of the great figures of American history. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 1074 pages includes index. ISBN: 9781788541596.

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BRAVE MEN'S BLOOD
Written by Ian Knight.
Stock no. 1819060
Published by Greenhill Books. 1st 1990. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The Epic of the Zulu War 1879. Large format. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations and b/w photographs throughout. ISBN: 0947898956. SIGNED by the author (with dedication) to free front endpaper. Foxing to top edge of text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly browned to rear panel.

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HOW CAN MAN DIE BETTER: THE SECRETS OF ISANDLWANA REVEALED
Written by Mike Snook.
Stock no. 2132316
Published by Greenhill Books; Stackpole Books. 1st 2005. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A detailed analysis of the Isandlwana campaign. Burgundy boards with silver title to spine. Essential reading for anyone interested in the wider Anglo-Zulu War or the Victorian Army. B/w photos. 320 pages. ISBN: 185367656x. Slight rubbing at wrapper corners.

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THE LAST INDIAN WAR
Written by Elliott West.
Stock no. 2132315
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 2009. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Nez Perce Story of 1877 was the final great Indian conflict in American history. Burgundy spine with gilt title, light brown boards. B/w photos and illustrations. xxix and 397 pages. ISBN: 9780195136753. Ex-ib with library withdrawn stamp on rear endpaper, no other library markings. Spine and corners bumped. Light mark to rear cover. Small dent to lower edge of front cover. Surface paper damage to front and rear pastedowns. Wrapper has light mark on rear panel.

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MIDNIGHT IN PEKING
Written by Paul French.
Stock no. 1819059
Published by Penguin Books. 1st thus 2012. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

How the Murder of a Young Englishwoman Haunted the Last Days of Old China. Revised Edition. Black boards, red foil title to spine and vignette to front. B/w & colour photos. ISBN: 9780143121008. SIGNED and dated by the author to title page (no dedication). Spine slightly cocked.

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A TASTE FOR TRAVEL
Written by John Julius Norwich.
Stock no. 1819058
Published by MacMillan. 1st 1985. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An anthology of travel writing. Edited by Norwich. 420 pages. ISBN: 0333384342. SIGNED by the author (with dedication) to title page. Light shelf wear to top & tail of spine. Text block a little grubby/marked. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.

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THE RED SOLDIER: LETTERS FROM THE ZULU WAR, 1879
Written by Frank Emery.
Stock no. 1819057
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Following the Zulu war's progress through the letters of men writing home. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. 288 pages. ISBN: 0340206721. Light browning to text block and endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper lightly edge-rubbed.

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CHILDREN OF GRACE: THE NEZ PERCE WAR OF 1877
Written by Bruce Hampton.
Stock no. 1819056
Published by Henry Holt and Company. 1st 1994. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

This story captures the plight of the common soldier, a reluctant instrument of a government policy gone wrong; and the reason behind the indecisiveness of General Howard. Also includes the treachery of fellow Native Americans who helped the U.S. Army block the escape of the Nex Perce as the fled toward Canada. A harrowing picture of bravery and horror, perfidy and pathos. Black cloth spine with gilt title, peach paper boards. Endpapers are maps. B/w photos. ISBN: 080501991X. Top edge of front board bumped. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Name in ink to first page. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine.

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THE WEDDING DRESS
Written by Edwina Ehrman.
Stock no. 2132314
Published by V&a Publishing. 2014. Nearly fine condition.

300 Years of Bridal Fashions. The history of the wedding dress and the traditions that have developed around it from 1700 to the present day. Large format. Pictorial card wraps. Colour photos. 208 pages includes index. ISBN: 9781851777839. Very faint scuff marks to covers else a fine copy.

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