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Wellington's Peninsular Victories - Busaco, Salamanca, Vitoria, Nivelle., Glover, Michael -
81 Glover, Michael - Wellington's Peninsular Victories - Busaco, Salamanca, Vitoria, Nivelle.
UK; B.T. Batsford Ltd.; 1963; 1st Ed.; Hard cover, cloth; Very good; Dj good condition showing minor edge wear, particularly at the spine, under mylar protection; op; 9 x 6 x .75 inches; 
192 pages, toc, illus., maps, tables, appendices, bibliography, index. RARE SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Comprehensive. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Wellington: as Military Commander., Glover, Michael -
82 Glover, Michael - Wellington: as Military Commander.
UK; B.T. Batsford LTD and D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc.; 1968; 1st Ed.; Hard cover, cloth; Very good; Dj, very good, shelf wear along edges and binding, under mylar protection; op; 9.5 x 6.5 x 1 inches; 
8vo - 288 pages, maps, 2-color fold out maps, illus., tables, great detail, rare 1st Edition. This book primarily is a narrative, and an exciting one, of Wellington's campaigns, in the Low Countries, India, Denmark, the Peninsula, and, climactically, at Waterloo. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Financial Breakdown of Greece, April 1941 to November 1944 When the Nazis Conquer., Greece Historical Collections -
83 Greece Historical Collections - Financial Breakdown of Greece, April 1941 to November 1944 When the Nazis Conquer.
Athens; Establishment of Mining Credit Corporation; nd circa 1945; First Edition; Soft cover; Very Good; No Jacket issued; Out-of-Print; 9.75 x 8 x 0.25 inches. 
8vo.; 32 pages under light biege heavy stock paper covers, in English and Greek, Complete, 25 tipped in original paper currency bills issued during the German occupation, 6 pages of coin currency photos, tables. Very good condition with the cover showing minor soiling and rubbing, interior clean. Very rare and unusual. 
Price: 195.00 USD
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Stormtroop Tactics: Innovation in the German Army, 1914-1918, Gudmundsson, Bruce I. -
84 Gudmundsson, Bruce I. - Stormtroop Tactics: Innovation in the German Army, 1914-1918
US; Praeger; 1989; 1st Ed; Hard cover, board; Like new; Dj, very good, under mylar protection; op; 9.5 x 6.25 x 1 inches; 
8vo - 210 pages, maps, unit organization chart, great detail - hard to find. 1st Edition. This book presents the first detailed account of the evolution of stormtroop tactics available in English. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Meissonier, trois siecles d'histoire., Guilloux, Philippe -
85 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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The SA - A Historical Perspective., Halcomb, Jill -
86 Halcomb, Jill - The SA - A Historical Perspective.
Columbia SC; Crown/Agincourt; 1985; 1st Ed.; Hard cover, cloth; Very good; Dj, very good, under mylar protection; op; 9.25 x 6.25 x .5 inches; 
8vo - 277 pages, photos, line drawings, great detail. 1st Edition. The only full-length history of the SA available in English. It breaks new ground in it's study of the Sturmabteilung's major role in the development and survival of the NSDAP, and its subsquent part in the life of the The Third Reich. Bery hard to find. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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British Strategy in the Napoleonic Wars 1803-15., Hall, Christopher D. -
87 Hall, Christopher D. - British Strategy in the Napoleonic Wars 1803-15.
ManchesterUK; Manchester University Press; 1999 1st Edition; Cloth Hardback; as-new; as-new dj; op; 8.75 x 5.75 x 0.75 inches. 
8vo.; 239 pages; maps, outstanding appendices; scholarly. Very hard to find. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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The French and Indian Wars - The Story of Battles and Forts in the Wilderness., Hamilton, Edward P. -
88 Hamilton, Edward P. - The French and Indian Wars - The Story of Battles and Forts in the Wilderness.
US; Doubleday & Company, Inc.; 1962; 1st Edition; Hard cover, cloth Good; Dj very good under mylar protection; op; 9.5 x 6.25 x 1 inches; 
8vo - 318 pages, ep 2 color map, 1, 2 and 3 color text maps, line drawings. Gently used ex lib copy, library index label on spine, stamped on the book edges and title page with new interior front and rear end papers, top edge soiling, minor shelf rubbing. Excellent view of the entire war on all fronts. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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The Letters of Private Wheeler., Hart, B. H. Liddell - Editor -
89 Hart, B. H. Liddell - Editor - The Letters of Private Wheeler.
New York; Houghton Mifflin Company; 1951; 1st Riverside Press Edition; Decorative Cloth Hardcover; vg; dj good with rubbing and edge rubbing and minor chipping; op; 8.5 x 5.75 x 1.25 inches. 
First Edition. 8vo 342 pages, ep map, small dj flaws. Classic first person account of British infantryman from 1899-1828. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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NAPOLEON, The Final Verdict., Haythornthwaite, Philip J. et al. -
90 Haythornthwaite, Philip J. et al. - NAPOLEON, The Final Verdict.
New York; Arms and Armour Press; 1996; 1st Edition; cloth hardback; as new; dj as new under mylar; op; 9.5 x 6.5 x 1 inches 
8vo; 320 pages, illustrations, maps. Outstanding analysis of Napoleon, the man, statsman and soldier by 9-noted military historians. Insightful - excellent. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Journal of an Officer in the King's German Legion., Hering, John Frederick - Published Anonomously;
91 Hering, John Frederick - Published Anonomously; Journal of an Officer in the King's German Legion.
Cambridge UK; Ken Trotman Ltd; 2000, exact reprint of 1827 Edition; 0946879842 / 9780946879847 1st Edition thus, Limited to 100 Reprint Copies; Decorative Cloth; Very Good+ condition with former owners inkless embossed name stamp on the front inside end paper; no dj issued; Out-of-print; 8.75 x 5.75 x 1.25 inches; 
329 pages, first person account by a Medical Officer in the King's German Legion in the service of England fighting Napoleon. This is an exact reprint of the original 1827 edition which was published anonomously. This Trotman beautifully bound reprint was limited to 100 copies. The complete title of this work is --'Journal of an Officer in the King's German Legion: comprising an Account of the Campaigns and Adventures in England, Ireland, Denmark, Portugal, Spain, Malts, Sicily and Italy'. The reprint is as hard to find as the 1827 Edition. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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Redcoats and Rebels - The American Revolution through British Eyes., Hibbert, Christopher -
92 Hibbert, Christopher - Redcoats and Rebels - The American Revolution through British Eyes.
US; W.W. Norton & Company; 1990; stated 1st Edition; Hard cover, cloth Very good; Very good under mylar protection; op; 9.5 x 6.25 x 1.25 inches; 
8vo - 375 pages. b/w & color illus., maps, first hand accounts. A master writer of narrative history. 
Price: 38.00 USD
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The Fateful Voyage of Captain Kidd., Hinrichs, Dunbar Maury -
93 Hinrichs, Dunbar Maury - The Fateful Voyage of Captain Kidd.
United States; Bookman Associates Inc.; 1955; 1st; Cloth Hard Bound; excellant; Small white stain/blemish on back, bottom left of cover. op; 8.75 x 5.50 x .50 inches; 
Hinrichs, Dunbar Maury - the fateful voyage of Captain Kidd; signed, first edition with note to original owner by the author; maps; ep map; excellant condition; 203 pages. William "Captain" Kidd (c. 1645 May 23, 1701) 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Hirschfeld, The Story of a U-boat NCO 1940-1946., Hirschfeld, Wolfgang. -
94 Hirschfeld, Wolfgang. - Hirschfeld, The Story of a U-boat NCO 1940-1946.
UK; Leo Cooper; 1996; 1st Ed.; Hard cover, cloth; Very good; Dj, very good, under mylar protection; op; 9.5 x 6.25 x 1 inches; 
8vo - 253 pages, ep map, photos, line drawings of U-boat, First person account. The Story of a U-boat NCO 1940-1946 As told to Geoffrey Brooks by Wolfgang Hirschfeld. 
Price: 33.00 USD
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A History of the Arab Peoples., Hourani, Albert -
95 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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Pointe du Hoc - Secret Operations., Howard, Peter -
96 Howard, Peter - Pointe du Hoc - Secret Operations.
Hersham UK; Ian Allan; 2006; stated 1st Edition; Softcover; vg; no dj issued; op; 12 x 9 x 0.5 inches. 
op; 96 pages; color and b/w photos, color maps. Minor bottom edge rubbing. Hisory of 2nd Ranger Battalion operation. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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Edouard Detaille, l'heoisme d'un siecle., Humbert, Jean -
97 Humbert, Jean - Edouard Detaille, l'heoisme d'un siecle.
Paris; Copernic; 1979 2859840338 / 9782859840334 First Edition; glossy laminated boards, white on red; Very good condition Very good dust jacket with minor edge chipping under mylar protector; Outof-Print; 8vo - 10 x 9 x 0.5 inches; Edouard Detaille 
95 pages; b/w photos and illustrations; 48 pages in color of Detaille's paintings of the First and Second Empire. The author is the Conservateur au Musee de l'Armee in Paris. Text in French. The former owner neatly signed and dated the front inside end paper. Outstanding study of the Official Artist to the French Army at the turn of the 20th Century. 
Price: 48.00 USD
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We Riped Fast, The Unofficial History of the Seventy-sixth Infantry Division., Hutnik, 1st Lt Joseph J & Tech 4 Leonard Kobrick -
98 Hutnik, 1st Lt Joseph J & Tech 4 Leonard Kobrick - We Riped Fast, The Unofficial History of the Seventy-sixth Infantry Division.
Frankfurt, Main, Germany; 76th Infantry Division Association; 1946; 1st Edition; Decorative pressed leather with cloth spine; Very good condition with a minor soiling stain on the top edge near the spine; Very good priced clipped dj with minor edge wear and a small chip on the front cover near the spine under mylar protector; Out-of-print; 12.5 x 9.5 x 1 inches. 
248 pages, b/w photos, 3-color maps, color regimental and battalion badges, Honor Roll (KIA), color medal illustrations followed by an alphabatized list of those who won them. This Division served in the VIII and XX Corps and assaulted the 'West Wall' and moved into Germany. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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99 James Opie - The Great Book of Britains-Boxed-Numbered Edition with 4 Figurines.
London; New Cavendish Books; 1993; First Edition; Full-Leather in Issued box; Very Good; No Jacket issued in boxed edition; Out-of-print; 4to - over 9 
Boxed Numbered Limited Edition with 4 Custom Britains Figures issued exclsively with this Edition - Number 1677 of 2500. Decorative Box Size - 15.5 x 12 x 2.25 inches (HxWxT); Box is very good showing minor rubbing; Book and Figurines are near mint condition. Includes Britains price guide for collectable figures dated August 1985. 
Price: 500.00 USD
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Jane's Fighting Ships - 1941., Jane, Fred T -
100 Jane, Fred T - Jane's Fighting Ships - 1941.
New York; Macmillan Co.; 1942; 1st Edition Blue cloth Hardcover with title blind stamp as is Very good condition with age browning of the page perimeter-two small stains on rear cover; light 3 inch diagonal fold lines at the fore edge top corner of the last few pages; otherwise clean, neat and solid. no dust jacket issue; Out-of-Print. oblong 8.5 x 13 x 1.5 inches. 
op, 1942 1st Edition; 529 pages plus front and rear full page ads for equipment and services, toc, deck and water-line illustrations, photos, tables. This book is a classic of World War 2 era ships at the outbreak of the war. This is a true First Edition, not a reprint. The level of ship-specific detail provided sets the standard for all other references. Of particular interest is what was 'know and unknown' about the Japanese and German Navies. Clearly the axis major powers tried to keep some secrets (and probably the other world powers as well). 
Price: 80.00 USD
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