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Mussolini

By: Carr, Albert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Macmillan of Canada: 1969

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 7413

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Illustrated covers have some light soiling, minor creasing, light shelfwear. ; Men of Power Series; 23 pages; A condensed history of the rise of Benito Mussolini, and the consequences for Italy. This is taken from the book - Men of Power by Carr. View more info

Montgomery of Alamein

By: Chalfont, Alun

Price: $13.50

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14041

ISBN: 0297770810

Condition: Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket


Light edge wear, tear bottom of DJ; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; 366 pages; "written without recourse to Monty's private papers but providing astute appraisals of the man's character and his modus operandi. The battle descriptions per se are least notable: Chalfont points out the material superiority of the British in North Africa and Montgomery's failure to destroy Rommel as the Germans retreated, while the Overlord invasion of occupied Europe is disc... View more info

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Napoleon

By: Chandler, David

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Saturday Review Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17432

ISBN: 0841502544

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Boards show light edge wear.; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W and Colour Illustrations; 9.80 X 7.10 X 1.10 inches; 224 pages; "This biography traces Napoleon's career from his youthful days of Corsican nationalism; to his introduction to French warfare at Toulon, and his triumphant campaigns in Italy and Egypt; to his phenomenal rise to power through the military machine, when, at the age of thirty, he became the de facto ruler of France.... View more info

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Young Winston's Wars The Original Despatches of Winston S. Churchill War Correspondent, 1897-1900

By: Churchill, Winston & Frederick Woods (editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1973

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 18361

ISBN: 0670795151

Condition: Very Good- in Good dust jacket


DJ shows shelf wear with small tears and light chipping, front flap creased. Previous owner's name on FFEP, half title and title page. A couple of pages show water damage at fore edge, shelf soil bottom fore corner ; A tight solid book, hinges intact, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W Photographs and maps; 8.66 X 5.83 X 1.57 inches; 350 pages; "Few people realize that Winston Churchill's fame began with the name he made for himself as a war correspondent during ... View more info

Mussolini and the Fascist Era

By: Gregory, Desmond

Price: $8.95

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold: 1977

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 7414

ISBN: 0713115181

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Illustrated covers have some light soiling, minor creasing, light shelfwear. Number stamped on title page and school stamp on back page; Trade PB; The Archive Series; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 64 pages; A collection of articles written about Mussolini during the Fascist reign in Italy. View more info

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The Destruction of Lord Raglan A Tragedy of the Crimean War 1854-55

By: Hibbert, Christopher

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: 1961

Edition: 1st US

Seller ID: 17505

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


DJ shows some edge wear, small tears and chipping, light soiling. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 338 pages; An examination of the disastrous events of Great Britain's involvement in the Crimean War, and central to the book is the British commander who took much of the blame for Great Britain's blunder. "In March 1854, a British army of 30,000 men sailed for the Crimea to defend the ... View more info

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1815 The Waterloo Campaign The German Victory: From Waterloo to the Fall of Napoleon

By: Hofschröer, Peter

Price: $19.95

Publisher: London, Greenhill Books/Lionel Leventhal: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18537

ISBN: 1853673684

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ shows very light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; B&W Illustrations & Maps; 9.10 X 6.30 X 1.40 inches; 384 pages; Peter Hofschroer reveals the huge role played by the Prussian & German troops in the defeat of Napoleon's armies at Waterloo. He uses source material, previously unpublished in English, from German archives. View more info

Marshal Foch a study in leadership

By: Hunter, T. M

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ottawa, ON, Directorate of Military Training, Army Headquarters: 1961

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 14622

Condition: Very Good-


Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; 250 pages; Yellow card covers have some light soiling, light shelfwear to edges, bottom fore corner creased. A biography of the French military strategist of the early 20th century. Two fold-out maps. View more info

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Franklin and Winston An Intimate Portrait of an Epic Friendship

By: Meacham, Jon

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2003

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17049

ISBN: 0375505008

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Price-clipped DJ shows light edge wear. ; Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. A bright, solid book.; 9.30 X 6.10 X 1.60 inches; 490 pages; Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill were the greatest leaders of “the Greatest Generation.” In Franklin and Winston, Jon Meacham explores the fascinating relationship between the two men who piloted the free world to victory in World War II. It was a crucial friendship, and a unique one—a president and a prime ministe... View more info

Winston Churchill; His Military Life, 1895-1945

By: Paterson, Michael

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Newton Abbot, Devon UK, David & Charles: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14267

ISBN: 0715319647

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only light scuffing of DJ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; 1.34 x 9.29 x 6.06 Inches; 320 pages; -An incredible and unique insight into the life of Winston Churchill. Draws on previously unpublished, contemporary firsthand accounts of those who met him. Published in time for the 40th anniversary of Churchill's death "I play for high stakes and given an audience there is no act too daring and too noble." -Winston Churchill. Born to a privileged family, Winston... View more info

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The Instructions of Frederick the Great for his Generals, 1747

By: Philips, Brigadier General Thomas R. (translator)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Military Book Club: 2000

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 12312

ISBN: 073941044X

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; MBC Library of Military Masters; B&W Illustrations View more info

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The Horns of the Moon - A Short Biography of Adolf Hitler

By: Smith, Gene

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Charterhouse: 1975

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 7394

ISBN: 0883270366

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ price clipped, light edge wear, light tape stains on end papers. ; A bright solid, book DJ in Mylar. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 209 pages; A look at the times and forces that shaped Hitler's thinking. View more info

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THE LIFE OF NELSON

By: Southey, Robert Esq. Lld.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, William Tegg: N.D.

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 2994

Condition: Very Good-


24mo 5" - 6" tall; 408 pages; Purple cloth covered boards with gilt print on spine and black blind stamped design on front. Hinges intact. Colour frontispiece and 9 B&W engravings. First 35 pages of text is a biography of Southey dated 1867. The book is not dated but probably comes from 1870's or 80's. This is a solid little book. Corners are bumped, light edgewear. Some careless student has spilled black ink on the back board with small spots on spine & front, ... View more info

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Georges Vanier Soldier: The Wartime Letters and Diaries, 1915-1919

By: Vanier, Georges & Deborah Cowley

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Toronto, Dundurn: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17777

ISBN: 1550023438

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Signed by Editor; DJ shows very light shelf wear.; Signed by the editor on the title page. A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. This is the hardcover edition. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.28 X 6.28 X 1.07 inches; 333 pages; "Georges Vanier, who served as Governor General of Canada from 1959-1967, was 26 when he became one of the the first men to join the newly established Royal 22nd Regiment - known as the "Van Doos". He was in his second year in t... View more info