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THREE VICTORIES AND A DEFEAT: THE RISE AND FALL OF THE FIRST BRITISH EMPIRE 1714-1783
Written by Brendan Simms.
Stock no. 1818381
Published by Basic Books. 1st USA 2009. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The dramatic story of the rise and decline of British eighteenth century imperial power. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w maps and illustrations. xvii and 802 pages including index. American Edition. ISBN: 9780465013326. Spine concave from binding process. Text block a little grubby. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly grubby.
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THE MODEL OCCUPATION: THE CHANNEL ISLANDS UNDER GERMAN RULE 1940-1945
Written by Madeleine Bunting.
Stock no. 1818380
Published by Harper Collins. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0002552426. 3rd printing.
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TORPEDOES AND TORPEDO-VESSELS
Written by G.E. Armstrong. Illustrated by Chevalier De Martino.
Stock no. 1818379
Published by George Bell & Sons. 2nd 1901. Good condition.

A Royal Navy Handbook. Second Edition, revised. Giving the reader an elementary knowledge of the most modern development of naval warfare, namely, the science of torpedoes. Blue cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w photos and illustrations. xvi and 306 pages including index. Spine heavily mottled and mottling also to sides. '10/6' written in blue ink to front pastedown. Front joint starting to crack. Spine cocked. One or two hinges pulled. Endpapers browned.
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SOLDIERS AND CIVILIANS: THE MARTIAL SPIRIT IN AMERICA 1775-1865
Written by Marcus Cunliffe.
Stock no. 1818378
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1969. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Covering the period from the Revolution to the Civil War. Red cloth boards, black title block with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 499 pages including index. ISBN: 0413273202. Foxing mainly to text block. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed and lightly scuffed to rear panel.
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ROBERT THE BRUCE'S RIVALS: THE COMYNS 1212-1314
Written by Alan Young.
Stock no. 1818377
Published by Tuckwell Press. 1998. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A critical examination of the 'bad press; gained by the Comyns in post-Bruce Scotland. Green boards, gilt title to spine. xii and 244 pages including index. ISBN: 1862320179. Reprint. Green pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed to rear panel.
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RIBBENTROP
Written by Michael Bloch.
Stock no. 1818376
Published by Bantam Press. 1st 1992. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A vivid portrayal of this tragi-comic and historically neglected figure of Hitler's regime. Grey boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 528 pages including index. ISBN: 0593018966. Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed.
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NORWAY 1940
Written by Francois Kersaudy.
Stock no. 1818375
Published by Collins. 1st thus 1990. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

No episode in the British conduct of the Second World War is more shameful than the story here brilliantly and often excitingly told... Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 000215546X.
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THE GERMAN SUBMARINE WAR 1914-1918
Written by R.H. Gibson; Maurice Prendergast.
Stock no. 1818374
Published by Constable & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1931. Almost very good condition.

Dark blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and charts & graphs (some folding). xix and 438 pages including index. Boards stained. Spine worn. Text block browned with black mark to lower text block. Front hinge opposite title page cracked. A few grubby marks to contents. Marks to rear endpapers.
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THE FIGHTING AT JUTLAND
Written by H.W. Fawcett; G.W.W. Hooper.
Stock no. 1818373
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1921. Very good condition.

Abridged Edition. The Personal Experiences of Forty-five Officers and Men of the British Fleet. Grey cloth spine, blue paper boards. Gilt title and vignette to spine and front board. 45 b/w photos and numerous plans and illustrations. Top edge gilt, vertical and lower edge deckled. Second Impression later in the same year as the first impression of this Abridged Edition. Small split to cloth at top front edge of spine. Boards lightly unevenly faded and lightly bumped at corners. Browning to endpapers.
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DICTIONARY OF THE NAPOLEONIC WARS
Written by David G. Chandler.
Stock no. 1818372
Published by Arms & Armour Press. 1st 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The soldiers, strategies, armaments, movement, and battles that shaped events during Napoleon's reign. 570 pages. B/w illustrations. 1200 entries. ISBN: 0853683530. Text block lightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed and lightly creased at edges.
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MUSSOLINI
Written by Denis Mack Smith.
Stock no. 1818371
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1982. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A classic account of Mussolini's life. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. ISBN: 0297780050. Text block lightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly grubby.
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TIN-POTS AND PIRATE SHIPS: CANADIAN NAVAL FORCES AND GERMAN SEA RAIDERS 1880-1918
Written by Michael L. Hadley; Roger Sarty.
Stock no. 1818370
Published by McGill-Queen's University Press. 1st 1991. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The authors shed new light on Canadian and German history - and on Canada's naval defences in particular - by exploring the naval operations and politics of both nations between 1880 and 1918. Red cloth boards, silver title to spine. A few b/w photos. xvi and 391 pages including index. ISBN: 0773507787. Boards lightly bowed. A few minor foxspots mainly to prelims and text block. Grey pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine.
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