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War Comes Again - Comparative vistas on the (American) Civil War and WW2, Boritt. Gabor S (ed) with an introduction by David Eisenhower
1 Boritt. Gabor S (ed) with an introduction by David Eisenhower War Comes Again - Comparative vistas on the (American) Civil War and WW2
Oxford University Press 1995 019508845X / 9780195088458 First Edition Hardback with dust wrapper Near Fine Near Fine 
Eleven historians compare the two conflicts, including Stephen Ambrose on similarities between Grant and Eisenhower, Robert Bruce on the events foreshadowing the two wars, and Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.. on Lincoln's and FDR's strict observance of the Constitution. Small stain on edge of front endpaper and first few pages. 116146 
Price: 5.18 GBP
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2 Bose, Partha Alexander the Great's Art of strategy: The timeless lessons of History's greatest empire builder. [SIGNED COPY]
Profile Books 2003 1861974329 / 9781861974327 First Edition, First Printing. Hardback with dust wrapper. Near Fine Near Fine Illustrated with black-and-white plates 
Signed by author on title page. The author analyses Alexander's strategies, and also shows how they are applied to modern institutions. I'd have thought that conquering most of the known world was on a slightly different scale to flogging flat-pack furniture for IKEA, but what do I know? 541026 
Price: 20.25 GBP
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Memoirs of Sergeant Bourgogne 1812 - 1813, Bourgogne, Sergeant A J B F, with an introduction by  Richard Partridge
3 Bourgogne, Sergeant A J B F, with an introduction by Richard Partridge Memoirs of Sergeant Bourgogne 1812 - 1813
Constable 1997 0094772304 / 9780094772304 Medium Format Paperback Very Good plus 
In 'once read' condition 356pp. The only surviving eyewitness account of Napoleon's capture of Moscow and the retreat therefrom during the freezing winter of 1812. 766090 
Price: 6.95 GBP
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1812: Eyewitness Accounts Of Napoleon's Defeat In Russia, Brett-James, Antony
4 Brett-James, Antony 1812: Eyewitness Accounts Of Napoleon's Defeat In Russia
BCA [Book Club Associates - Guild Publishing] 1973 Hardback with Dust Wrapper. Very Good Very Good. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs and maps 
308 pp. including notes and index. 634101 
Price: 4.95 GBP
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1812: Eyewitness accounts of Napoleon's defeat in Russia, Brett-James, Antony
5 Brett-James, Antony 1812: Eyewitness accounts of Napoleon's defeat in Russia
BCA [Book Club Associates - Guild Publishing] 1973 Hardback no Dust Wrapper Very Good Illustrated with black-and-white plates 
An account of one of the seminal military campaigns in European history. Tchaikovsky wrote the music, Hitler failed to learn the lesson. 545087 
Price: 2.95 GBP
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War With The Boers.  Volume One. The Past And Present Troubles With The South African Republics, Brown, Harold
6 Brown, Harold War With The Boers. Volume One. The Past And Present Troubles With The South African Republics
H. Virtue & Co. Ltd No date given Hardback no dust wrapper Good reading copy Illustrated in black-and-white with steel-engraved plates and half-tones throughout text 
Front and rear boards have water mark as do end papers and one or two pages, does not affect text. Previous owners name on front end paper, blanked out. 546063 
Price: 10.76 GBP
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Cadogan's Crimea, Calthorpe, Lt.Col. Somerset J Gough,  (text) and General the Hon. Sir George Cadogan KCB (illustrations)
7 Calthorpe, Lt.Col. Somerset J Gough, (text) and General the Hon. Sir George Cadogan KCB (illustrations) Cadogan's Crimea
New York: Atheneum 1980 0689110227 / 9780689110221 Hardback with dust wrapper Near Fine Good Illustrated from superb watercolours by General Cadogan 
Wrapper (now protected in a removable clear acetate sleeve) has some old internal tape repairs to edges and spine ends. 4to: 288pp including five appendices and an index. An abridged and illustrated edition of Calthorpe's work originally published in 1856. 748002 
Price: 10.76 GBP
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A Narrative of The Boer War: Its Causes & Results., Carter, Thomas Fortescue
8 Carter, Thomas Fortescue A Narrative of The Boer War: Its Causes & Results.
John Macqueen 1900 Third Edition Hardback without Dust Wrapper. Very Good. 
Spine and cover edges faded, otherwise a very clean tight copy. Original owner's name on title page. Red buckram on board with gilt title to spine. 574pp. 688088 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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The Plains of Abraham, Connell, Brian
9 Connell, Brian The Plains of Abraham
Readers Union/Hodder & Stoughton 1960 Hardback with Dust Wrapper Very Good Very Good Illustrated with maps 
The story of Wolfe's fight for Quebec. 602140 
Price: 3.56 GBP
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Some decisive Battles of the World: From Marathon to Waterloo., Creasy, Sir Edward
10 Creasy, Sir Edward Some decisive Battles of the World: From Marathon to Waterloo.
Blackie and Son No date given. <1911 Hardback without Dust Wrapper. Very Good. With four black-and-white plates. 
Light shelf wear only. Slight foxing to first few pages. Prize label dated 1911 on front pastedown. 255pp plus 16pp of publisher's advertising at rear. 696145 
Price: 4.95 GBP
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The Concise Illustrated History of the American Revolution, Cullen, Joseph P, with art selected by Frederic Ray.
11 Cullen, Joseph P, with art selected by Frederic Ray. The Concise Illustrated History of the American Revolution
Harrisburg: Stackpole Books 1972 0811704211 / 9780811704212 First Edition Hardback with Dust Wrapper. Fine. Fine. Illustrated in black-and-white with reproduction art works. Map endpapers. 
A National Historical Society Book. 12mo: 128pp including index. 696117 
Price: 5.50 GBP
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12 Glover, Michael Wellington's Peninsular Victories - Busaco, Salamanca, Vitoria, Nivelle.
Pan 1963 0330027891 / 9780330027892 Paperback UNREAD slight shelf wear only Illustrated with mono plates 
Pages beginning to yellow. 115907 
Price: 4.05 GBP
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13 Grant, James British Battles on Land and Sea: Volumes 2, 3 and 4
Cassell & Co No date given [late 1880s] . Leather bound hardback. Good reading Copies. Profusely Illustrated with full page plates, and line drawings, engravings, maps, etc. throughout text. 
Half calf on textured boards. Some hinges have splits to the leather, and have been repaired. Text blocks clean and bright, however. Volume II (576pp) covers the years 1745-1826. Volume III (579pp) covers 1827-1874. Volume IV ( 624pp including index) covers 1875-1885. Our price includes a shipping adjustment to allow for an extra heavy book or set. Normal shipping/postage rates will apply. We will not ask you for extra shipping. 675298 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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Waterloo: The downfall of the first Napoleon. A History of the campaign of 1815, Hooper, George
14 Hooper, George Waterloo: The downfall of the first Napoleon. A History of the campaign of 1815
G Bell and Sons 1913 Hardback without dust wrapper. Good 
Pencil note on title page. Boards and spine faded. Some shelf wear. 584087 
Price: 6.26 GBP
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Battleground South Africa: Isandlwana: Zulu War, Knight, Ian
15 Knight, Ian Battleground South Africa: Isandlwana: Zulu War
Leo Cooper / Pen & Sword 2000 0850526566 / 9780850526561 Stiff card covers AS NEW Illustrated with black-and-white photographs, art works, and maps 
UNREAD. 144pp including index . 766093 
Price: 5.95 GBP
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Medieval Warfare, Koch, H W
16 Koch, H W Medieval Warfare
BCA / Book Club Associates 1979 0861240081 / 9780861240081 Hardback with dust wrapper. Very Good Very Good With hundreds of colour and black-and-white illustrations, drawings, photographs, reproduction art works, etc., and fifteen maps. 
Folio 256pp including index. Some shelf wear; hinges a bit tender. Price includes heavy book shipping adjustment. We will not ask for extra shipping. 509035 
Price: 10.35 GBP
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George Washington's War: The Saga of the American Revolution, Leckie, Robert
17 Leckie, Robert George Washington's War: The Saga of the American Revolution
HarperPerennial 1993 006092215X / 9780060922153 Large format paperback Near Fine 
Hardly opened. 672pp including bibliography and index 766167 
Price: 7.95 GBP
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To the Bitter End: A photographic history of the Boer War, Lee, Emanoel
18 Lee, Emanoel To the Bitter End: A photographic history of the Boer War
BCA/ Book Club Associates / Guild Publishing 1985 Hardback with dust wrapper Very Good Good to Very Good Illustrated with black-and-white photographs throughout 
Wrapper (now protected in a removable clear acetate sleeve) has edge wear. 225pp including notes, diary of events, and an index 742040 
Price: 8.96 GBP
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Moodie's Zulu War., Moodie, D C F, with an introduction by John Laband
19 Moodie, D C F, with an introduction by John Laband Moodie's Zulu War.
Capetown, N & S Press 1988 0620130725 / 9780620130721 Hardback with dust wrapper. Near Fine Near Fine Illustrated with drawings and maps. 
Pages beginning to tan at edges. Pencil underlining on a couple of pages. Part of a larger work first published in 1879 535017 
Price: 13.46 GBP
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The Boer War, Pakenham, Thomas
20 Pakenham, Thomas The Boer War
Macdonald & Co 1982 0708818927 / 9780708818923 Paperback Very Good Plus. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs 
In `once-read`condition. NB - VERY SMALL PRINT - elderly eyes (like mine) might struggle. 659 pp. including notes, bibliography and comprehensive index. 691068 
Price: 3.95 GBP
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