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The Samurai

By: Bryant, Anthony J.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: London, Osprey Publishing: 1989

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 19244

ISBN: 0850458978

Condition: Very Good+

Only slight wear to card covers; A bright, solid book, liberally illustrated with examples of their dress during various periods in history. ; Elite Series #23; B&W and Colour Illustrations; 9.6 X 7.1 X 0.2 inches; 64 pages; "Osprey's examination of Japan's Samurai warriors of the medieval period. Perhaps the greatest warriors in history, the Samurai were a product of a social system totally geared to war. The Samurai became expert in fighting both on horseback and on the ground. Their way of life was dictated by the code of Bushido or 'way of the warrior' and clad in their magnificent, mu... View more info

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The Tide At Sunrise A History of the Russo-Japanese War 1904-1905

By: Warner, Denis & Warner, Peggy

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, Charterhouse: 1974

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 18741

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket

Light shelf wear is present on DJ and boards. Previous owner's name stamped on top and bottom page edges, and on back and front pastedowns. Clipped with short tears in DJ bottom. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 659 pages; "The Russo-Japanese War was fought in the waters of the Yellow Sea and the Straits of Tsushima that divide Japan from Korea, and in the mountains of Manchuria, borrowed without permission from China. It was the first war to be fought with modern weapons.The Japanese had fought the Chinese at sea ... View more info