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THE BRANDENBURGER COMMANDOS: GERMANY'S ELITE WARRIOR SPIES IN WORLD WAR II
Written by Franz Kurowski.
Stock no. 1817880
Published by Stackpole Books. Circa 2005. Nearly fine condition.

Stackpole Military History Series. Green pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780811732505. Second printing.
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THE ISMAILI ASSASSINS: A HISTORY OF MEDIEVAL MURDER
Written by James Waterson.
Stock no. 1817879
Published by Frontline Books. 1st 2008. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The truth behind the secret missions of the medieval Assassins. Examines the historical events that still resonate in Asia and the Middle East. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 9781848325050. Light scuffing to black dustwrapper.
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THOSE OTHER EAGLES
Written by Christopher Shores.
Stock no. 1817878
Published by Grub Street. 1st 2004. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A tribute to the British Commonwealth and free European fighter pilots who claimed between two and four victories in aerial combat, 1939-1982. A companion volume to Aces High. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 671 pages. ISBN: 1904010881.
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SEND A GUNBOAT: THE VICTORIAN NAVY AND SUPREMACY AT SEA 1854-1904
Written by Antony Preston; John Major.
Stock no. 1817877
Published by Conway. 1st thus 2007. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Revised edition. A study of the Gunboat and its role in British Policy, 1854-1904. Terracotta cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations and photos. ISBN: 9780851779232.
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SOVIET TANK UNITS 1939-45
Written by David Porter.
Stock no. 1817875
Published by Amber Books. 1st 2009. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The Essential Vehicle Identification Guide. Charts the development of the Soviet tank arm from the prewar years, through early combat operations in the Far East and Finland and ending with the Red Army's successful assault on Berlin in April 1945. Pictorial glazed boards. Colour illustrations and b/w photos. 192 pages including index. ISBN: 9781906626211.
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GERMAN WEHRMACHT PANZER DIVISIONS 1939-45
Written by Chris Bishop. Illustrated by Jorge Rosado.
Stock no. 1817874
Published by Spellmount Ltd.. 1st 2005. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The Spellmount Tank Identification Guide. Illustrated with detailed artworks of German tanks and their markings with exhaustive captions and specifications. Pictorial glazed boards. 192 pages including index. ISBN: 1862272964.
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THE IMPERIAL JAPANESE NAVY
Written by Anthony J. Watts; Brian G. Gordon.
Stock no. 1817873
Published by MacDonald. 1st 1971. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An extensively detailed and accurate survey of the Imperial Japanese Navy from its inception to its destruction in 1945, spanning a period of some 70 years of Japanese warship development. Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos and line drawings. xiv and 529 pages including index. ISBN: 0356030458. Light browning to endpapers and text block. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is rubbed at edges with a few nicks. Contained in publisher's slipcase in almost very good condition, worn at edges and slightly faded to spine.
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THE CHINESE STEAM NAVY 1862-1945
Written by Richard N.J. Wright.
Stock no. 1817872
Published by Chatham Publishing. 1st 2000. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The extraordinary story of the transformation of a navy from one of armed junks to one exploiting the latest steam and steel technology. Grey boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1861761449. Some light creasing to top of dustwrapper spine.
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DEATH ON THE DON: THE DESTRUCTION OF GERMANY'S ALLIES ON THE EASTERN FRONT, 1941-44
Written by Jonathan Trigg.
Stock no. 1817871
Published by Spellmount Ltd.. 1st 2013. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The story of one of the greatest military disasters of the Second World War. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780752490106.
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IRRAWADDY FLOTILLA
Written by Alister McCrae; Alan Prentice.
Stock no. 1817870
Published by James Paton Limited. 1st 1978. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

This story of river transport in Burma describes the historical background to the formation in 1852 of the Irrawaddy Flotilla: how four paddle steamers sent by the Bengal Marine to Burma for the prosecution of the second Burmese War were taken over by private enterprise in 1865 and became the foundation of the greatest river fleet the world has ever known. Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0950606103. Top corners of boards and dustwrapper bumped.
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ARMS AND ARMOUR OF THE CRUSADING ERA, 1050-1350: ISLAM, EASTERN EUROPE AND ASIA
Written by David Nicolle.
Stock no. 1817869
Published by Greenhill Books. 1st 1999. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A comprehensive account of weapons and equipment in the Middle Ages. Green boards with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 1853673692. Text block a little grubby and with minor foxing to top edge. Green dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased.
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THE THIRD GENERATION LOTUSES (A COLLECTOR'S GUIDE)
Written by Graham Robson.
Stock no. 1817868
Published by Motor Racing Publications Ltd.. 1st 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Elite, Eclat, Esprit, and Excel. Oblong format. Red mottled boards with gilt title to spine. B/w photos and line drawings. ISBN: 0900549823. A few marks to prelims, text block browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded at spine & edges.
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