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The Peninsular War, Esdaile, Charles -
61 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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Mr. Kipling's Army - All the Queen's Men., Farwell, Byron -
62 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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Redcoats from the Raj (Tales From a Victorian Barrackroom)., Featherstone, Donald -
63 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
64 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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Wings in the Night., Fitch, Willis S. -
65 Fitch, Willis S. - Wings in the Night.
Boston; Marshall Jones Company; 1938; 1st Edition; Hard cover, cloth; very good; No dj issued; op; 7.75 x 5. x 1.25 inches. 
8vo - 302 pages, WWI aerial combat, 1st person account, photos. An American volunteer in the Italian Air Service. SIGNED by the author. Very good condition with minor age browning to the pages, one page has spot stain in the fore edge margin, minor rubbing to the spine. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Voices from the Peninsula; Eyewitness Accounts by Soldiers of Wellington's rmy 1808-1814., Fletcher, Ian, Editor -
66 Fletcher, Ian, Editor - Voices from the Peninsula; Eyewitness Accounts by Soldiers of Wellington's rmy 1808-1814.
London; Greenhill; 2001; 1st Edition; cloth Hardback; as-new; as-new dj; op; 9.5 x 6.5 x 1 inches. 
8vo.; 303 pages; maps, b/w and color illustrations, tables. Based upon first person accounts. Outstanding. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Napoleon's Russian Campaign of 1812., Foord, Edward -
67 Foord, Edward - Napoleon's Russian Campaign of 1812.
UK; Worley Publications; 1994; 1st Edition thus; Cloth Hardcover; near mint; dj near mint; op; 8.75 x 5.75 x 1.25 inches. 
8vo.; - 424 pages, illus., maps, tables. ep map. reprint of 1914 edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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82nd Airborne in Normandy., Francois, Dominique -
68 Francois, Dominique - 82nd Airborne in Normandy.
Atglen PA; Schiffer Military History; 2004; 0764320572 / 9780764320576 1st Edition; Illustrated laminated hardcover; Very good condition; Very good+ dust jacket under mylar protector; Out-of-Print; 11.25 x 9 x 1 inches. 
toc, 278 pages, hundreds of b/w photos, 17 pages in color; 1 color map, appendices, tables. Outstanding photo history of the unit before, during and following 6 June 1944. 
Price: 56.00 USD
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Cromwell The Lord Protector., Fraser, Antonia -
69 Fraser, Antonia - Cromwell The Lord Protector.
New York; Alfred A. Knopf; 1973; 1st; Hardbound Very good; dj vg; op; 9.75 x 6.50 x 2 inches; 
774 pages; stated as first US edition; ep maps; illustrations. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Life of Field-Marshall Sir John French, First Earl of Ypres, French, Major the Hon. Gerald -
70 French, Major the Hon. Gerald - The Life of Field-Marshall Sir John French, First Earl of Ypres
UK; Cassell and Company, Limited; 1931; 1st Ed; Hard cover, cloth; Very good; No dj issued; op; 9.5 x 6 x 1.75 inches; 
8vo - 431 pages, ex lib, photos, 50 yrs of British Military History. 1st Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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71 Fuller, Colonel J.F.C. - The Generalship of Ulysses S. Grant.
London; John Murray; 1929; Stated 1st Edition; Cloth Hardback; vg; no dj issued; op; 9 x 6.25 x 2 inches. 
8vo; 446 pages = 2 rear pages of book ads; maps, fold-out maps. Cover shows soiling and rubbing, blind book stamp on front inside end paper and neat underlining and margin notes of the former owner, Dr. jay Luvaas, Instructor at the US Army War College. Very hard to find in the US. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Memoir of a French and Indian War Soldier
72 Gallup, Andrew - Memoir of a French and Indian War Soldier "Jolicoeur" Charles Bonin.
US; Heritage Books, Inc.; 1993; 11st Edition; trade paperback; Very good; no dj issued; op; 8 x 5.25 x .75 inches; 
8vo - 240 pages, sketch maps, first hand account. French and British conflict on the frontier. hard to find. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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Valley Forge., Garland, David -
73 Garland, David - Valley Forge.
New York; St. Martin's Press; 2006; stated 1st Edition; Cloth Hardback; as-new; as-new dj; op; 8.5 x 5.75 x 1 inches. 
8vo.; 312 pages, A Novel of the American Revolution - British perspective. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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The Spanish Ulcer - A History of the Peninsula War., Gates, David -
74 Gates, David - The Spanish Ulcer - A History of the Peninsula War.
NY; Norton; 1989; stated 1st US Edition; cloth hardback; vg condition; vg dj under mylar protector; Out-of-Print; 9.5 x 6.5 x 1.75 inches; 
557 pages, toc, maps, illustrations, tables, chronology, appendices, detailed Orders of Battle (OB's), notes, bibliography, index. This is argueably the best one-volume history of Napoleon's war in the Peninsula. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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On to Berlin; Battles of an Airborne Commander 1943-1946., Gavin, General james M -
75 Gavin, General james M - On to Berlin; Battles of an Airborne Commander 1943-1946.
New York; Viking Press; 1978; Second printing; Cloth Hardback; vg; vg dj; op; 9.5 x 6.25 x 1.25 inches. 
8vo.; 336 pages; photos, maps. Very minor bottom edge rubbing, minor edge wear to dj. First person account by the commander ot the 82nd "AA" Airborne Division. A classic! 
Price: 28.00 USD
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Finding your Father's War; A Partical Guide to Researching and Understanding Service in the World War II Army., Gawne, Jonathan -
76 Gawne, Jonathan - Finding your Father's War; A Partical Guide to Researching and Understanding Service in the World War II Army.
Philadelphia; Casemate; 2006; 1st pb Edition; Softcover; vg; no dj issued; ip @$25; 9.25 x 6.2 x 1 inches. 
ip; 342 pages; color and b/w photos, line drawings, tables. Minor bottom edge shelf soiling, minor bump to bottom foredege corner. Great detail - outstanding useful reference. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Napoleon: The Emmortal Emperor., Gengembre, Gerard -
77 Gengembre, Gerard - Napoleon: The Emmortal Emperor.
US; The Vendome Press; 2002; 1st Ed.; Hard cover, board; Like new; Dj, very good, like new, under mylar protection; op; 11x 8.5 x 1.25 inches; 
4to - 255 pages, 98% color, outstanding, includes - Napoleon myth and his life after 1821. 1st Edition. Vertical fold lines on the front and back of dj. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Ironclad Legacy, Battles of the USS Monitor., Gentile, Gary -
78 Gentile, Gary - Ironclad Legacy, Battles of the USS Monitor.
Philadelphia PA; Privately Published, Gary Gentile Productions; 1993 0962145386 / 9780962145384 stated 1st Edition; gilt embossed cloth; very good+ condition; very good dj under mylar protector; Out-of-print; 9.5 x 6.25 x 1 inches. 
280 pages, toc, b/w illustrations, color photos, index. Includes the history of the ship and the efforts to raise her. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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A Soldier of Napoleon the Campaigns of Lieutenant Franz Joseph Hsusmann, 7th Bavarian Infantry., Gill, John H., Editor -
79 Gill, John H., Editor - A Soldier of Napoleon the Campaigns of Lieutenant Franz Joseph Hsusmann, 7th Bavarian Infantry.
London; Greenhill Books; 1998; 1st edition thus; Cloth Hardcover; as new; dj as new; op 9.5 x 6.5 x 1 inches; 
8vo.; 272 pages, illus., maps, tables. first person account, great detail, 1805-1814. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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Soviet Military Deception in the Second World War., Glantz, David -
80 Glantz, David - Soviet Military Deception in the Second World War.
London; Frank Cass Company Ltd.; 1989; 071463347X / 9780714633473 1st Edition; Red Cloth Hardback; Very good condition; Very Good Dust jacket (dj) under mylar protector; Out-of-Print; 9.25 x 6 x 1.75 inches. 
toc, 644 pages, photos, numerous maps, tables, appendices, index. Extraordinary detail on hard to find info. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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