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The Supreme Command in England 1640-1780

By: Allen, Frederick S.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, American Press: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18962

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Blue cloth boards show very light shelf wear.; A tight solid book, grey cloth covered boards, hinges intact. ; 9.0 X 6.5 X 2.5 inches; 200 pages; This book was developed from a monograph about "civil control of the military". The author claims that "in only one major European power, England, did this theory gain sufficient practice to become a principle of the Constitution before the 19th C. This essay attempts to explain why the British Constitution has transmitted to modern times some wisdom of the Greeks on the matter of control of the military." (intro) View more info

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Years of Command The Second Volume of the Autobiography of Sholto Douglas

By: Douglas, Sholto

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16965

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


DJ has short tears, light chipping. Shelfwear to DJ and board edges. Price clipped.; Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. A tight solid book. ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 382 pages; The author, Lord Douglas of Kirtleside, served as a Commander-in-chief during the Second World War, from the Battle of Britain to the end of the war. View more info