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The Guide to the Battlefields of Europe, Chandler, David
1 Chandler, David The Guide to the Battlefields of Europe
Ware, Hertfordshire. Wordsworth Military Library 1998 1853266949 / 9781853266942 Reprint. Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
This guide will appeal to the serious student of military history, the traveller and the armchair campaigner. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
 
Hitler's Piano Player.confidant of Hitler,ally of FDR., Conradi Peter.
2 Conradi Peter. Hitler's Piano Player.confidant of Hitler,ally of FDR.
Gerald Duckworth. 2005 0715633732 / 9780715633731 First Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 
Newly declassified documents,interviews with suviving members of Hansfstaengl's family, and original writings by Ernst Hansfstaengl himself, Peter Conradi recounts the remarkable life and histories, personal link between Hitler and FDR.There is a small tear to front d/w fold on the top front 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
 
Gurkhas at War: The Gurkha Experience in Their Own Words, World War II to the Present, Cross, J.P.; Gurung, Buddhiman
3 Cross, J.P.; Gurung, Buddhiman Gurkhas at War: The Gurkha Experience in Their Own Words, World War II to the Present
UK Greenhill Books 2002 185367494X / 9781853674945 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
The Gurkhas are a famed but mysterious band of warriors whose story has always been told by outsiders. For the first time , Gurkha at War, the result of an in-depth interviews with Gurkha soldiers past and present, depicts key military campaigns of the twentieth century in the words of the men who were there. A clean ,tight copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90days to arrive. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Battle of Britain, Deighton, Len
4 Deighton, Len Battle of Britain
London Johnathan Cape Ltd. 1980 0224018264 / 9780224018265 1st Edition hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
Bringing to bear all his skills as a war historian, novelist and designer, Len Deighton enables the reader to relive the past and experience what it meant to live forty years ago when Britain stood alone in the face of tyranny. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
5 Field-Marshal the Viscount Montgomery of Alamein K.G G.C.B D.S.O Montgomery of alamein
lONDON b.c.A 1973 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
This is a book Club copy of this autobiography by Montgomery of Alamein The book is bumped on top of spine and cover has tears and chipped. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
6 Fletcher, Ian. Craufurd's Light Division: The Life of Robert Craufurd & His Command of the Light Division
UK Spellmount, 1991. 1991 0946771014 / 9780946771011 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Robert Craufuld was one of the finest officers in Wellington's Army. Craufurd's Light Division tells the story of ' Black Bob ' from his early days in Europe, India and Ireland, to South America and finally to the peninsular. It examines the reason behind his black temper, and how it got him into ' scrapes ' in the field which clouded an otherwise a glorious military career . There is a small mark on the f.e.p. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
The Battle of the Somme: A Topographical History, Gliddon, Gerald
7 Gliddon, Gerald The Battle of the Somme: A Topographical History
UK. Sutton Publishing Ltd 1998 0750913444 / 9780750913447 4th Impression. Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
This book ( originally published as When the Barrage Lifts ) has proved a necessary addition to the library of any student of the First World War and an essential handbook for the increasing number of visitors to the battlefield. It is the indispensable guide to the Battle of the Somme. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Mutiny: A History of Naval Insurrection, Guttridge, Leonard F.
8 Guttridge, Leonard F. Mutiny: A History of Naval Insurrection
UK Ian Allan Publishing 1992 0711021198 / 9780711021198 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Nothing is more terrifying to a seagoing captain than the spectre of mutiny, and nothing more riveting than mutinous deeds. The author provides a casebook of mutinies that have occurred over the past two hundred years. Peopled with colourful characters and filled with suspense, ' Mutiny ', brings these dramatic and often bloody events to life. The D/W shows light shelf-wear to its extremities, and creasing to the spine ends PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
 
 
9 Hastings Max Catastrophe : Europe goes to War 1914
london UK William Collins Ltd 2013 0007398573 / 9780007398577 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 
This book offers some answers to the huge and fascinating question 'what happened to Europe in 1914?' His narrative pricks myths and offers some striking and controversial judgements. The D/W has been priced clipped. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Soult: Napoleon's maligned Marshal, Hayman, Sir Peter.
10 Hayman, Sir Peter. Soult: Napoleon's maligned Marshal
UK Arms & Armour Ltd 1990 0853689318 / 9780853689317 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Two opposing views are held of Marshal Soult. Some condemn him as an under - educated, over deferential character of unspectacular talent - military or politically. yet others will note that he was head of Government for as long as anyone in French history and was capable of great flair and organisation. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
 
 
British Infantry of the Napoleonic Wars, Haythornthwaite .Philip J.
11 Haythornthwaite .Philip J. British Infantry of the Napoleonic Wars
London Arms and Armour Press 1987 0853688907 / 9780853688907 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 
The author is a historical consultant and has written some two dozen books on military history. Many of these concern the Napoleonic era, a period that he has researched deeply and on which he is acknowledged as an expert 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
The Western Front., Holmes, Richard.
12 Holmes, Richard. The Western Front.
UK BBC world Books Ltd 1999 056338493X / 9780563384939 3rd Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
For most British people , the First World War was the Western Front, the trench line stretching from the Swiss Frontier to the North Sea. It was there that the majority of the nearly nine million British and Dominion soldiers who enlisted during the war served and where most of the 947000 who were killed met there deaths. Inthis richly detailed and authoritative book . The author skilfully clarifies the complexities of the Western Front, highlighting the political, military and human dilemmas of this, the most bitter and bloody of wars. The DJ shows light shelf wear and the f.e.p. has light marking to it. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
 
How Far from Austerlitz? Napoleon 1805-1815., Horne, Alistair
13 Horne, Alistair How Far from Austerlitz? Napoleon 1805-1815.
UK Macmillan 1996 0333655494 / 9780333655498 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 Signed by Author(s)
Austerlitz was Napoleon's greatest victory, the battle of which he was most proud, the culmination of what is undisputedly one of the greatest campaigns of all time. It was also one of the last battles over which tactically he could exercise total control.Set within the saga of Napoleon's entire career, and illuminating the road that led from the triumph of Austerlitz to ulitmate defeat. This book is signed and there is light creasing and rippling to the D/w. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
 
 
14 Hough Richard & Denis Richards The Battle of Britain the Jubilee History
London John Curtis & Hodder & Stoughton 1989 0340429038 / 9780340429037 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 
High above the warm summer fields,Churchill's few fought with unsupassed courage and skill. The air crews incliding the priceless element of pilots from the commonwealth as well as vengeful young men from the overrun nations of Europe,suffered dreadful losses.But this prolonged battle in the skies could only be won with the unremitting support of thousands of ciizens on the ground. The battle was a national crusade that united the British people and was followed with awe and deep anxiety by the Weatern world. There is some rippling to the top of the d/w 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Airshow, Hurley Graham
15 Hurley Graham Airshow
london orion 1998 0752817930 / 9780752817934 Hardcover Good Good Book 
In twenty-five years,it has grown from a cheerful day out on an old wartime airstrip to a must-attend entry on the international aviation calendar. The d/w is slightly self worn but is good.And is price clipped. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Warrior Race : a History of the British at War., James ,Lawrence.
16 James ,Lawrence. Warrior Race : a History of the British at War.
London Little, Brown & Co. 2001 0316857629 / 9780316857628 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 
Warrior Race investigates the role played by war in the making of Britain. This is a first edition in hardcovers in V/G condition the D/W. has some rippling along the top edge and light wear to the corners. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
 
 
Warrior Race: A History of the British at War, James, Lawrence
17 James, Lawrence Warrior Race: A History of the British at War
U.S.A. St. Martin's Press 2003 0312307373 / 9780312307370 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
Modern Britain is a nation shaped by wars. The boundaries of its separate parts are the outcome of conquest and resistance. The author investigates the role played by war in the making of Britain. Drawing on the latest historical and archaeological research he charts the full reach of British military history, the impact of Roman military occupation ; the monarchy's struggle for mastery of the British Isles; the civil wars of the seventeenth century; the " total war " experience of twentieth - century conflict. The DW shows light shelf wear. PLEASE NOTE: economy international shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Great Battles : Decisive Conflicts That Have Shaped History, Jorgensen Christer
18 Jorgensen Christer Great Battles : Decisive Conflicts That Have Shaped History
Bath Somerset. Parragon 2007 1405486570 / 9781405486576 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book Folio - over 12 
Great Battles introduces 30 major battles from the Ancient era to the present day.Beginning with the battle of Marathon (490 BC ) , where a combined force of Greeks defeated a much larger Persian invasion force,the book covers key battles right up to the 2003 invasion of Iraq bu US led coalition forces. The D/W has a small crease to the top of the spine. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
The Boer War, Judd Denis / ludovic Kennedy
19 Judd Denis / ludovic Kennedy The Boer War
London Book Club Associates /Grenada Publishing Ltd 1977 Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
This book deals clearly and vividly with the complex issues, stirring events and varied personalities that go to make up the Boer War. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
By the Orders of the Great White queen, Knight, Ian.
20 Knight, Ian. By the Orders of the Great White queen
UK. BCA 1992 1853671223 / 9781853671227 Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
This book presents first- hand , eye- witness accounts and reminiscences by participants in the Anglo-Zulu War. Many officers who fought in the war wrote memoirs latter in their careers. There are accounts of great battles such as Isandlwana, Hlobane and Ulandioked by eye-witnesses, as well as minor incidents and scares, and the drudgery of day to day campaigning: even a little of the humour of camp life is included. The maroon boards has a bumped corner to the lower front. There is a dedication on the title page .The DJ is faded along the spine and to the front panel. and the corners are bumped. Please note: Standard shipping ( 2nd class ) to World Zone 1 and World Zone 2 is by sea and will take between 60 and 90 days. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
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