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  • LANGDON-DAVIES, John
    BEHIND THE SPANISH BARRICADES

    Edition: First UK printing

    London: Secker & Warburg. Black cloth. pp xvi, 17-303 + plates. Xmas, 1936, ink gift inscription at front, else a VG clean and unworn jacketless copy. Said to be the first published eye-witness account of the Spanish Civil War. Pro-Republican.

    Book ID: 45063
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  • WINTON, John
    BELOW THE BELT. Novelty, Subterfuge and Surprise in Naval Warfare.

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Conway Maritime Press, 1981. Dark blue boards. 192 pp, reproductions in text. Fine in fine jacket, no owner names. An historical survey by a noted British naval writer.; Octavo. 0851772366.

    Book ID: 21810
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  • Barton, Pter; Peter Doyle; John Vandewalle
    Beneath Flanders Fields: The Tunnellers' War 1914-18

    Edition: First printing

    Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2005. Black boards, endpaper maps. pp 304, index, maps, diagrams, photos (some in colour). Ink owner name, else fine in fine jacket. 2 kg; Quarto 0773529497

    Book ID: 47966
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  • BLACK FLAGS IN VIETNAM: the story of a Chinese intervention by McALEAVY, Henry
    McALEAVY, Henry
    BLACK FLAGS IN VIETNAM: the story of a Chinese intervention

    Edition: First US Edition

    New York: Macmillan, c1968. Octavo, red cloth. pp 296 + plates on text paper, 2 maps. Yellowing to page edges, else fine, no owner names. Spine of red jacket faded, edge nicks; VG otherwise. Story of the Tonkin war of 1884-85. China stepped in when France was trying to steal more land in North Vietnam.

    Book ID: 40034
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  • Warwick, Peter
    Black People and the South African War 1899-1902 (African Studies)

    Edition: First Edition

    Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2004. The paper issue. pp xiv, 226. Index, bibliography, notes. Ink owner name at front, else fine. "The South African War was a costly and bitterly contested struggle. It was fought in a region populated by five million people, four million of whom were black. This is the first history of the war to focus upon the wartime experiences of black people, and to examine the war in the context of a complex and rapidly changing colonial society increasingly shaped, but not yet transformed, by mining capital. " - cover 0521272246

    Book ID: 44094
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  • Parker, John
    Black Watch: The Inside Story of the Oldest Highland Regiment in the British Army

    London: Headline, 2005. Red boards. pp 378 + plates; index. Light yellowing to text paper, else fine in fine jacket. ; Octavo 0755313488

    Book ID: 48720
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  • HAWKEY, William
    BLIGH'S OTHER MUTINY

    London: Angus & Robertson, 1975. Black boards. pp 202 + plates, index. VG in VG price-clipped jacket, no owner names. Story of the army rebellion in New South Wales in 1805 when William Bligh was Governor. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 48646
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  • CHURCHILL, Winston S.
    BLOOD SWEAT AND TEARS. Speeches...Compiled by Randolph S. Churchill, M.P.

    Edition: First Canadian Edition

    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1941. Second issue. Variant binding of unribbed maroon cloth lettered and ruled in gilt, top edge red. viii, 525, [3] pp + frontispiece portrait. Yellowing to fore edges; lengthy 29 Aug., 1941, gift inscription on front free endpaper, small white spot to top page edges; else fine. The dust jacket has corner chips to ends of lightly tanned spine; rear panel has a small corner chip and a small abrasion; none of the defects affect any lettering; VG otherwise. This second issue adds three speeches (19 Dec., 23 Dec., 1940; 9 Feb., 1941) tipped in after p. 488 (where the text of the first issue ends). The table of contents reflects the additions. The title…

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    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1941. Second issue. Variant binding of unribbed maroon cloth lettered and ruled in gilt, top edge red. viii, 525, [3] pp + frontispiece portrait. Yellowing to fore edges; lengthy 29 Aug., 1941, gift inscription on front free endpaper, small white spot to top page edges; else fine. The dust jacket has corner chips to ends of lightly tanned spine; rear panel has a small corner chip and a small abrasion; none of the defects affect any lettering; VG otherwise. This second issue adds three speeches (19 Dec., 23 Dec., 1940; 9 Feb., 1941) tipped in after p. 488 (where the text of the first issue ends). The table of contents reflects the additions. The title comes from his speech of 13 May, 1940, just days after assuming the office of Prime Minister, in which he memorably said (p 328) "I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat." Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required

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    Book ID: 43282
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  • BENBOW, Colin
    BOER PRISONERS OF WAR IN BERMUDA

    Devonshine, Bermuda: The Bermuda College, 1981. Second edition, revised. Card covers. pp (14), 126, [2]. Maps, photos. Name label and ink signature at front, else fine. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced; Octavo

    Book ID: 50432
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  • Trew, Peter
    Boer War Generals

    England: Wren's Park, 2001. Reprint of the 1999 Sutton edition. 274 pp + plates. Bibliography, index, maps in text.. Roberts; Kitchener; Buller; Botha; de Wet; de la Rey and Smuts. Ink owner name at front, else fine in fine jacket. 0905778677

    Book ID: 44521
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  • Probert, Henry
    Bomber Harris: His Life and Times: The Biography of Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir Arthur Harris

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Stoddart Publishing, 2001. Black boards. pp 432 + plates; indexed. Fine in VG+ jacket. ; Octavo 0773733299

    Book ID: 47651
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  • MORRISSEY, Brendan
    BOSTON 1775: the shot heard round the world

    Botley, Oxford: Osprey Publishing, 2008. Tenth printing. Tall octavo, card covers. 96 pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. fine copy. Campaign series 37. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Book ID: 47002
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  • Van Emden, Richard
    Boy Soldiers of the Great War: Their Own Stories for the First Time

    Edition: First printing

    London: Headline Book Publishing, 2005. Black cloth. pp 340 + plates; index. Ink owner name, else fine in fine jacket. "In this groundbreaking book, Richard van Emeen reveals his evidence that more than a quarter of a million British boys fougnt on the Western Front, and that girls also played a role close to the firing line, as volunteer nurses. In Boy Soldiers of the Great War their stories of sacrifice & heroism are told for the first time, through the use of hitherto unpublished diaries & letters and the personal testimonies of the last survivors." - jacket. ; Octavo 075531302x

    Book ID: 48240
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  • BEATTIE, Dan
    BRANDY STATION 1863: first step toward Gettysburg

    Edition: First printing

    Botley, Oxford: Osprey Publishing, 2008. Tall octavo, card covers. 96 pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Fine copy. Campaign series 201. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Book ID: 46980
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  • COLLIER, Basil
    BRASSHAT: a biography of Field-Marshal Sir Henry Wilson

    Edition: First printing

    London: Secker & Warburg, 1961. Maroon boards. pp 362 + plates; index. Ink owner name, else fine in very nearly fine jacket. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 48171
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  • Clarke, Dale
    British Artillery 1914-19: Heavy Artillery

    Edition: First printing

    Botley, Oxford: Osprey Publishing, 2005. Glossy card covers. pp 48; illustrations, some in colour, index, Ink owner name, else fine. New Vanguard 105. Note: lighter parcel, any default shipping price may be reduced.; Tall octavo 1841767883

    Book ID: 48268
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  • BRITISH BATTLES AND MEDALS. Fourth edition revised by Edward C. Joslin. With a Foreword by David F. Spink by GORDON, L.L., Major (Edward C. Joslin)
    GORDON, L.L., Major (Edward C. Joslin)
    BRITISH BATTLES AND MEDALS. Fourth edition revised by Edward C. Joslin. With a Foreword by David F. Spink

    London: Spink & Son, 1971. Green cloth. pp 440 + b&w plates + colour frontispiece + folding colour plate and key. Vertical tape stain to both pastedowns and free endpapers, VG clean & unworn jacketless copy otherwise. "A Description of Every Campaign Medal and Bar Awarded Since the Armada, With the Historical Reasons for Their Award and the Names of All the Ships, Regiments and Squadrons of the Royal Air Force Whose Personnel Are Entitled to Them". 1.5 kg parcel; Octavo

    Book ID: 48405
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  • KONSTAM, Angus
    BRITISH NAPOLEONIC SHIP-OF-THE-LINE

    Botley, Oxford: Osprey Publishing, 2005. Third printing. Tall octavo, card covers. 48 pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. fine copy. New Vanguard series 42. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Book ID: 47005
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  • GREENHOUS, Brereton
    "C" FORCE TO HONG KONG: a Canadian catastrophe 1941-1945

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Dundern Press, 1997. Octavo, red boards, endpaper maps. pp (viii), 160 + plates. Fine copy, no owner names. Jacket has short tears and rubbing at head of spine, VG otherwise. Story of the poorly trained and equipped Canadian contribution to the defense of Hong Kong. They arrived just 3 week before the Japanese launched a massive attack. They fought well, but were overwhelmed. Those not bayonetted lying wounded or already killed were taken prisonser and treated in the horrible way the Japanese treated all POWs.

    Book ID: 40989
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  • EVANS, Barbara
    CADUCEUS IN SAIGON. A Medical Mission to South Viet-Nam.

    Edition: Fiirst printing

    London: Hutchinson, 1968. orange cloth. (xii), 210 pp + plates. Small creases to foot of spine, else fine, no owner names. White dust jacket has some light yellowing, else fine. "In the autumn of 1966 five doctors and six nurses were sent to Saigon by the British Ministry of Overseas Development as a positive and peaceful contribution to improve the plight of the children suffering as a result of the war from the shortage of Vietnamese doctors." - jacket.; Octavo

    Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

    Book ID: 17644
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