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Doomed Road of Empire - The Spanish Trail of Conquest., Carter, Hodding -
21 Carter, Hodding - Doomed Road of Empire - The Spanish Trail of Conquest.
US; McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc.; 1963; Hard cover, cloth; Very good; Dj good under mylar protection; op; 9.25 x 6.25 x 1.25 inches; 
8vo - 408 pages, illus. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Without Quarter; The Wichita Expedition and the Fight on Crooked Creek., Chalfant, William Y. -
22 Chalfant, William Y. - Without Quarter; The Wichita Expedition and the Fight on Crooked Creek.
Norman OK; University of Oklahoma Press; 1991; 1st Edition; Cloth Hardback; as-new; as-new dj; op; 8.75 x 5.75 x 0.75 inches. 
8vo.; 170 pages, photos, maps, line drawings. Warfare with the US Cavalry and Comanches, 1858. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Wars in Barbary; Arab Piracy and the Birth of the American Navy., Chidsey, Donald Barr -
23 Chidsey, Donald Barr - The Wars in Barbary; Arab Piracy and the Birth of the American Navy.
New York; Crown Publishers, Inc.; 1971; 1st Edition; Cloth Hardcover; vg; vg dj; op; 8.5 x 6 x 1 inches. 
8vo.; 165 pages, photos, illustrations, maps. Dj laminate slightly wrinkled on front cover as produced. The first incounter of the US with the Middle East, The USN and USMC set things right. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Frontiers and Wars - His First Four Books Covering His Life as Soldier and War Correspondent Edited into One Volume., Churchill, Winston S.
24 Churchill, Winston S. Frontiers and Wars - His First Four Books Covering His Life as Soldier and War Correspondent Edited into One Volume.
London; Eyre & Spottiswoode; 1962; 1st Edition, 2nd Printing; Hardcover Very good conditon; Good+ dj with a 2 inch tear at the top edge of the front cover at the spine, fold lines on front flyleaf, under mylar protector; Out-of-Print; 
567 pages, maps, photos, illustrations. The edited books are 'The Malakand Field Force'; 'The Story of the River War'; 'London to Ladysmith'; and 'Ian Hamilton's March'. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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History in Three Keys - The Boxers as Event, Experience and Myth., Cohen, Paul A. -
25 Cohen, Paul A. - History in Three Keys - The Boxers as Event, Experience and Myth.
New York; Columbia University Press; 1997; 1st Edition; Boards/cloth Hardcover; as new; as new dj; op; 9.25 x 6.25 x 1.25 inches. 
8vo - 428 pages, photos, illus. The history "behind" the Boxers and their rebellion against the western powers. 
Price: 38.00 USD
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Colonel Despard - The Life and Times of an Anglo-Irish Rebel., Conner, Clifford D. -
26 Conner, Clifford D. - Colonel Despard - The Life and Times of an Anglo-Irish Rebel.
US; Combined Publishing; 2000; 1st Edition; Hard cover, boards; As new; Dj as new under mylar Protection; Out-of-Print 9.25 x 6.25 x 1 inches; 
8vo - 333 pages, toc, illus., maps, appendices, bibliography, notes, index. Extrodinary career, executed for plotting assasination of George III. Despard's execution ended a life of adventure and intrigue, and a career that encompassed the American Revolution, the Irish Rebellion of 1798, and the French Revolutionary Wars. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Samurai - The Story of a Warrior Tradition -, Cook, Harry -
27 Cook, Harry - Samurai - The Story of a Warrior Tradition -
Glasgow, England; Sterling Publish; 1993; 1st; hard bound excellant; dj/vg 11.75 x 8.50 x .75 inches; 
144 pages; b/w photos and illustrations; many color photos and illustrations; owners name in first page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Mr Bligh's Bad Language - Passion, Power and Theatre on the Bounty., Dening, Greg -
28 Dening, Greg - Mr Bligh's Bad Language - Passion, Power and Theatre on the Bounty.
US; Cambridge University Press; 1992; 1st Ed.; Hard cover, board As new; Dj very good under mylar protection; op; 9.25 x 6 x 1 inches; 
8vo - 445 pages, line drawings, illus., charts, tables, great detail, insightful 
Price: 25.00 USD
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A History of Cavalry from the Earliest Times with Lessons for the Future., Denison, Colonel George T. -
29 Denison, Colonel George T. - A History of Cavalry from the Earliest Times with Lessons for the Future.
London; Macmillian and Co. Limited; 1913 1913; Labeled Second Edition; Red cloth Hardcover; Very Good Condition; No dj issued, cover under heavy stock clear plastic; Out-of-Print; 9 x 6 x 1.75 inches. 
468 pages, toc, maps, fold-out maps, index. The imployment and use of cavalry from earliest times through the Franco-Prussian War (1870-71). Inscribed by author amd signed 'the Author'. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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L'Armee Francaise - An Illustrated History of the French Army, 1790-1885., Detaille, Edouard & Jules Richard -
30 Detaille, Edouard & Jules Richard - L'Armee Francaise - An Illustrated History of the French Army, 1790-1885.
New York; Waxtel & Hasenauer; 1992 thus; 1st English Ed.; Cloth hard back; Very good; with former owner blind stamp on the p Very good; Out-of-Print; 12.25 x 9.25 x 1 inches; Edouard Detaille; 
This is exact English translation and content reprint of the 1888 Edition; 354 pages with all of the b/w Detaille line drawings and Richard text in the original edition, The original color plates are not included but there are 16 pages of color illustrations that are actually more appropriate to the text. Condition - chip to the bottom spine edge, aforementioned blind stamps, minor bump bottom to the fore edge corner that lightly affected the text pages, minor top edge spotting. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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Mad Jack Percival, Legend of the Old Navy., Ellis, James H -
31 Ellis, James H - Mad Jack Percival, Legend of the Old Navy.
Annapolis, MD; Naval Institute Press; 2002; 1557502048 / 9781557502049 stated First Edition; boards with spine cloth with dj; Very good condition; Very good dj under mylar protector; Out-of-Print 8vo-9.25 x 6.25 x 1 inches; 
242 pages; Library of Naval Biography; illustrtions; chronology; notes; index. Captain Percival began his naval career in 1797 impressed into naval service on the HMS Victory and ended his career commanding the USS Constitution on her only around-the-world cruise; Decorated for service in the War of 1812. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Peninsular War, Esdaile, Charles -
32 Esdaile, Charles - The Peninsular War
US; Palgrave Macmillan; 2003; 1st Ed.; hard cover, board very good; dj as new under mylar protection; op; 9.5 x 6.25 x 1.5 inches; 
8vo - 587 pages, maps, photos, great detail. Charles Esdaile's new history of the Peninsular War makes it clear that, in part becasuse of the emergence of the phenomenon of guerilla warfare, the war was as Iberian tragedy 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Uniforms of Trafalgar., Fabb, John & Jack Cassin-Scott -
33 Fabb, John & Jack Cassin-Scott - Uniforms of Trafalgar.
NY; Hippocrene Books Inc.; 1977; 0882544322 / 9780882544328 First edition; cloth hardback with dj under mylar protector; Very good condition, former owners name and date written in ink on the outside front endpaper; Very good dj under mylar protector; Out-of-Print; 8vo-10 x7.5 x 0.5 inches; Color Illustrations by Jack Cassin-Scott; 
96 pages;illustrations; b/w photos; 4 full page color illustrations; bibliograpy; index. Covers both the British and Spanish Navies. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Mr. Kipling's Army - All the Queen's Men., Farwell, Byron -
34 Farwell, Byron - Mr. Kipling's Army - All the Queen's Men.
US; W.W. Norton & Company; 1981; Stated 1st Ed.; Hard cover, board/cloth Vg; Dj good under mylar protection; op; 8.5 x 6 x 1 inches; 
8vo - 256 pages, illus., a modern classic. This book explores the lives of officers and men, their foibles, follies, and gallantry, their diversions, food and drink, and women, their discipline and their rewards. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Rules and Regulations for the Sword Exercise of Cavalry, Fawcett, William -
35 Fawcett, William - Rules and Regulations for the Sword Exercise of Cavalry
Canada; Museum Restoration Service; 1970; Reprint of 1796 Edition; Hard cover, board; Very good; dj good condition under maylar protection; op; 10.25 x 6.75 x 1 inches; 
4to - 98 pages, No, 699 of 700 copies, ilus., hard to find. Full title - Rules and Regulations for the Sword Exercise of Cavalry- Limited Edition Military Series. Small chipping on dj edges. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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Redcoats from the Raj (Tales From a Victorian Barrackroom)., Featherstone, Donald -
36 Featherstone, Donald - Redcoats from the Raj (Tales From a Victorian Barrackroom).
Hamshire UK; Valda Publishing; 1996; stated 1st Edition; Cloth Hardback; as-new; as-new dj; op; 9.5 x 6.5 x 1 inches. SIGNED by author on Title Page;
8vo.; 281 pages plus rear glossy and character summary, floor plan of barracks. This signed copy by noted UK wargame author, is his ONLY work of Historical Fiction. Rare. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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Memories., Fisher, Lord - Admiral of the Fleet
37 Fisher, Lord - Admiral of the Fleet Memories.
UK; Hodder and Stoughton; 1919; 1st Edition; Hard cover, cloth Good; No dj issued; op; 9.25 x 6.75 x 1.5 inches; 
8vo - 295 pages, photos, "Father of the dreadnot Navy". Minor cover rubbing, some minor staining and soiling on page edges. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Transvaal From Within; A Private Record of Public Affairs., Fitzpatrick, J. P. -
38 Fitzpatrick, J. P. - The Transvaal From Within; A Private Record of Public Affairs.
UK; Frederick A. Stokes Company; 1900; 1st Edition; Cloth Hardcover; vg; no dj issued; op; 9 x 6.5 x 1.25 inches. 
First Edition. 8vo - 452 pages, tables. some cloth covering rubbing, first owners signature and date on title page. The case for the Uitlander made by the author, Secretary of the Reform Committee. Written months before the outbreak of Boer War, July 1899. Very hard to find. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Jack Tars & Commodores; The American Navy 1783-1815., Fowler, William M., Jr. -
39 Fowler, William M., Jr. - Jack Tars & Commodores; The American Navy 1783-1815.
Boston; Houghton Mifflin Co.; 1984; 1st Edition; Boards/Cloth Hardcover; vg condition; good to vg dj; op; 9.25 x 6.25 x 1.25 inches. 
8vo.; 318 pages; maps, tables, illustrations. minor edge chipping and small tears to dj edges. Excellent early USN. Former owners neat signature on front inside end paper. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Archaeology, Histoy, and Custer's Last Battle - the Little Big Horn Reexamined., Fox, Richard Allan -
40 Fox, Richard Allan - Archaeology, Histoy, and Custer's Last Battle - the Little Big Horn Reexamined.
Norman OK; University of Oklahoma Press; 1993; Cloth Hardcover; as new; as new dj; op; 9.25 x 6.25 x 1 inches. 
8vo - 411 pages, photos, contour maps, archelogical dig maps. Great detail. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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