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The Splendid Little War, Freidel, Frank
41 Freidel, Frank The Splendid Little War
NY NY; Bramhall House; 1958; 1st Edition, 2nd Printing; Hardcover; good condition; fair to good dj under mylar protector; Out-of-Print; 
Decorative Cloth. 314 pages, photos, illus., maps. The dj shows rubbing and chipping with tape on the top edge at the spine. An excellent photo and narrative history of the Spanish American War. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Mafeking, a Victorian Legend., Gardner, Brian -
42 Gardner, Brian - Mafeking, a Victorian Legend.
New York; Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc.; 1967; stated 1st US Edition; Cloth Hardcover; vg; good+ dj; op; 8.25 x 5.75 x 1 inches. 
8vo.; 246 pages, illus., photos, maps. Minor soiling and browning of the dj. The Boer War, May 18, 1900. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Death of the Last Republic; The Story of the Anglo Boer War., Gibbs, Peter -
43 Gibbs, Peter - Death of the Last Republic; The Story of the Anglo Boer War.
London; Frederick Muller Limited; 1957; 1st Edition; Cloth hardcover; vg vg dj; op; 8.75 x 5.75 x 1.25 inches. 
8vo.; 302 pages, photos, maps, ep maps. dj shows minor edge chipping. One of the best one volumes histories of the Boer War. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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The Aztecs Under Spanish Rule., Gibson, Charles -
44 Gibson, Charles - The Aztecs Under Spanish Rule.
US; Stanford University Press; 1985; Hard cover, cloth Very good; Dj very good under mylar protection; ip; 9.25 x 6.25 x 1.75 inches; 
8vo - 657 pages, full title - The Aztecs Under Spanish Rule - A History of the Indians of the Valley of Mexico, 1519-1810. Tables, illus., charts, exhaustive. Complete history of the Indians of the Valley of Mexico, one of the two most important indigenous groups in the Spanish empire in America, from the Conquest to Independence in the early ninteenth century. 
Price: 48.00 USD
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Scarlet into Khaki; The British Army on the Eve of the Boer War., Grierson, Lt.-Col. James Moncrieff -
45 Grierson, Lt.-Col. James Moncrieff - Scarlet into Khaki; The British Army on the Eve of the Boer War.
London; Greenhill Books; 1988; 1st Edition; Cloth Hardback; vg; vg dj; op; 9.25 x 6.25 x 1.25 inches. 
8vo.; 262 pages, photos, period illustrations, detailed line drawings, tables. Outstanding detail of the British Army, equipment, weapons and methods of war. 
Price: 48.00 USD
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Meissonier, trois siecles d'histoire., Guilloux, Philippe -
46 Guilloux, Philippe - Meissonier, trois siecles d'histoire.
Paris; Copernic; 1980; First Edition; Glossy boards hardback; Very good+ condition; Very good dust jacket under protective mylar protector; Out-of-Print; 10 x 9 x 0.5 inches; Meissonier; 
107 pages; 48 pages in color; French text; Biography and art history of this French artist. Beautiful and hard to find. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Campaign Pictures of the War in South Africa 1899-1900, Letters from the Front., Hales, A. G. -
47 Hales, A. G. - Campaign Pictures of the War in South Africa 1899-1900, Letters from the Front.
London; Cassell & Co.; 1900; 1st Edition, 2nd printing; decorative Hardcover; very good conditon; no dust jacket issued; Out-of-Print; 7.72 x 5.5 x 1.5 inches. 
Decorative Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 2nd Printing. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 303 pages, frontis illus. Contemporary account. Gilt decorative cover on red cloth shows some ubbing but stilll striking. The Boer War from an Australian's perspective. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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Historical Record of the 14th (King's) Hussars 1715-1900., Hamilton, Colonial Henry Blackburne -
48 Hamilton, Colonial Henry Blackburne - Historical Record of the 14th (King's) Hussars 1715-1900.
US; Schiffer Publishing Ltd.; 1997; Reprint of 1001 Ed.; Hard cover, decorative cloth; Vg condition; Dj vg under mylar protection; op; 10.5 x 7.25 x 2 inches; 
4to - 632 pages, maps, illus., color, tables, comprehensive. One of the most distinguished regiments in the British cavalry with battle honors earned in the Peninsular War, Punjab, Persia, Central India, and South Africa. This complete history is presented chronologically and details of the commanders, operations and uniforms from 1715-1900. very minor edge soiling and light moisture wrinkling to the top fore edge corner of the last 50 pages. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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The Operations of War: Explanined and Illustrated., Hamley, Sir Edward Bruce -
49 Hamley, Sir Edward Bruce - The Operations of War: Explanined and Illustrated.
UK; William Blackwood and Sons; 1909; 1907, New 6th Ed.; Hard cover, cloth; Good; No dj issued; op; 10 x 7 x 2 inches; 
4to - 425 pages, maps - many fold-outs, 6 pocket maps complete, great detail. Military lessons learned from the Napoleonic Wars, Franco-Prussian War and Russo Japanese War. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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Banners in the Air - The English Ohio Volunteers and the Spanish-American War., Hard, Curtis V. -
50 Hard, Curtis V. - Banners in the Air - The English Ohio Volunteers and the Spanish-American War.
US; The Kent Stae University Press; 1988; 1st Edition; Hard cover, cloth; Very good+ condition; Dj sa new under mylar protection; op; 9.25 x 6.25 x .75 inches; 
8vo - 147 pages, Spanish American War, photos, maps, tables. Hard's group was the only Ohio regiment to go to Cuba. The men saw no combat action because they arrived only a few days before the armistice at Santiago, the value of Hard's account lies elsewhere - in the story he tells of the men in his regiment. He recounts the mechanics of mobilization, camp life, the pace and problems of campaigning, and the traditional enemy of soldierly life before this century - illness. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Armies of Wellington., Haythornthwaite, Philip J. -
51 Haythornthwaite, Philip J. - The Armies of Wellington.
UK; Brockhampton Press; 1998; Hard cover, red illustrated boards; As new; Dj very good under mylar protection; op; 9.5 x 6 x 1.25 inches; 
8vo - 318 pages, toc, illus., tables, detailed appendices, glossary, index, hard data. Authur Wellesley, Duke of Welllington - an account of how he structured, equipped, utilized and adapted the forces under his command in the very different campaigns in which he fought. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Science of War - A Collection of Essays and Lectures 1891-1903., Henderson, Col. G.F.R., C.B. -
52 Henderson, Col. G.F.R., C.B. - The Science of War - A Collection of Essays and Lectures 1891-1903.
US; Longmans, Green, and Co.; 1901; 4th Ed.; hard cover, cloth; good; No dj issued; op; 9 x 5.75 x 1.75 inches; 
8vo - 442 pages, maps, large fold-out maps, excellent study. Some fading on front, top cover; spine moderately sun faded, minor edge foxing. By the author of Stonewall Jackson with focus in this work on key lessons from the ACW. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Roads to Saratoga., Herkimer, Gil -
53 Herkimer, Gil - Roads to Saratoga.
US; Alfa Publishers; 1999; 1st pb Edition; Paperback; As new; no dj issued; op; 9 x 6 x 1 inches; 
8vo - 364 pages. Full title - Roads to Saratoga - The Continuing Saga About the Settlement and Defense of New York's Mohawk Valley During the 1700's. Maps, solid recent account. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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A Guide to the Sources of British Military History., Higham, Robin -
54 Higham, Robin - A Guide to the Sources of British Military History.
Berkley CA; University of California Press, 1971; 1971; 1st Edition; Cloth Hardback; very good condition; fair to good dj under mylar protector; Out-of-Print; 9.5 x 6.5 x 2 inches. 
Cloth. Very Good/Fair. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 630 pages, British military bibliography. dj shows wear, rubbing and edge chips. the former owners name neatly printed on top right corner of the front inside end paper. Outstnnding bibliography with period narrative arranged by historical period. Outstanding detailed reference, Hard to find. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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The Sinking of the Merrimac-A Personal Narrative., Hobson, Richmond Pearson, Naval Instructor -
55 Hobson, Richmond Pearson, Naval Instructor - The Sinking of the Merrimac-A Personal Narrative.
New York; The Century Company; 1899; 1st Edition, Second Printing; Decorative embossed Hardcover; vg; no dj issued; op; 8 x 5.75 x 1 inches. 
8vo.; 306 pages, illus, photos, line drawings, map. Beautiful gilt illus. with white letter on blue cloth cover. The author was the builder of the ship. An event during the Spanish American War. Top and bottom edge of spine shows wear. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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The Campaign of Sedan: The Downfall of the Second Empire; August-September 1870, Hooper, George -
56 Hooper, George - The Campaign of Sedan: The Downfall of the Second Empire; August-September 1870
UK; Worley Publications; 1998; 1st EditionThus; Cloth Hardcover; as new; as-new dj; op; 8.75 x 5.75 x 1 inches. 
8vo.; 362 pages plus 7 rear maps and 1 page of book ads. Hard to find reprint of rare 1887 Edition. The Franco Prussian War of 1870-71. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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A History of the Arab Peoples., Hourani, Albert -
57 Hourani, Albert - A History of the Arab Peoples.
US; MJF Books; 1991; 1st Ed.; hard cover, cloth/board; as new; dj as new under mylar protection; op; 9.5 x 6.25 x 1.75 inches; 
8vo - 551 pages, many maps, great history that impacts today. Despite the turmoil of Arab nationalism and fundamentalism, Middle Eastern wars, and oil crises, the history of the Arab world has been little known and poorly understood in the West. Hourani describes how the new religion of Islam created far-flung Arab Muslin world that embraces lands reaching from the shores of the Atlantic to Iraq and the Indian Ocean. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Franco-Prussian War - The German Invasion of France 1870-71., Howard, Michael -
58 Howard, Michael - The Franco-Prussian War - The German Invasion of France 1870-71.
New York; Macmillian and Co., Limited; 1962; 1st Edition, Second Impression; Cloth Hardcover; vg; lacks issued dj; op; 8.75 x 6 x 1.75 inches. 
8vo.; 512 pages, illus., maps. Lacks issued dj. This Outstanding study has become the standard for the analysis of the war that upset the balance of power in Europe and ultimately led to the WW1 Alliances. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Open Fire - Artillery Tactics from Marlborough to Wellington., Hughes, B.P. -
59 Hughes, B.P. - Open Fire - Artillery Tactics from Marlborough to Wellington.
UK; Antony Bird Publications; 1983; 1st Edtion; Hard cover,cloth; Very good; dj in good condition under mylar protection; op; 9.25 x 6.25 x .75 inches; 
8vo - 150 pages, Maps, illus., tables, hard data and great detail on the 18th and 19th C employment of artillery. The dj shows small tears, a monderate chips out to the top bottom edge of the dj. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Firepower - Weapons Effectiveness on the Battlefield, 1630-1850., Hughes, Major-General B. P. -
60 Hughes, Major-General B. P. - Firepower - Weapons Effectiveness on the Battlefield, 1630-1850.
NY; Sarpedon; 1997 2nd Edition, 1st Printing; Cloth Hardcover; vg condition; vg dj under mylar protector; Out-of-Print; 10 x 7.5 x 0.75 inches; 
174 pages, illus., line drawings, tactical weapons employment diagrams, maps. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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