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RARE MILITARY HISTORY BOOKS OF THE WORLD: Covering all theatres of war, ancient, historical and modern, including Nelson at Trafalgar, the Napoleonic Wars, US Civil War, Terrorism, military aircraft identification, Jane’s Fighting Ships and types of land vehicles and weaponry. We are proud of our reputation for careful customer service, with efficient packing & shipping world-wide. We offer tracking with all our shipments, where possible. See the About Us Page. All prices are in Australian (AUD) $
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Author: Curt Johnson - Former Editor of The Fusilier - Introduction by Aram Bakshian, Jr
Publisher: Octopus, London, 1975, First Edition, h/c quarto with dj, 144pp., 6 Chapters, b/w & colour illustrations & photos, maps, line drawings, full-page diagrams, Index.
Condition:Crisp photo-illustrated cloth-bound hardcover with bright title to spine, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in VERY GOOD CONDITION without inscriptions, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with minor rubbing.
Description: A history of Artillery, and the big guns. The evolution of modern artillery is traced from the muzzle-loaders of the Crimean War to the rocket and tube artillery duels of today's battlefields.
Author: Winston S. Churchill Jacket design by Ronald Murray. FIRST EDITION DUSTJACKET ONLY in unclipped GOOD CONDITION
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Co, USA, original publisher of the US First Edition
Condition:This is the DUSTJACKET ONLY for the First US Edition of the cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine. The Dustjacket is unclipped and intact with mild rubbing to edges & spine. In GOOD CONDITION.
Description: This is the DUSTJACKET ONLY for the First US Edition of the cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine. The Dustjacket is unclipped and intact with mild rubbing to edges & spine. In GOOD CONDITION.
Author: JACK RUSSELL - Great Seige of Gibraltar
Publisher: Heinemann, London, 1965, First Edition, hardcover 8vo with dj, 308pages, B/W ILLUSTRATIONS, 3 MAPS, illust. to eprs, 24 Chapters, Appendix, Bibliography & INDEX
Condition:Black cloth-bound h/c with silver title to spine, slight rubbing to spine, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, back cover has a couple of tiny holes, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with a few small tears, slight fading to spine, rubbing & e
Description: Jack Russell's account of the siege tells the day-by-day story of nearly four years of endurance of starvation, disease, cannon-fire, and finally of the Grand Attack in 1782. Using letters, journals and diaries of the day.
Author: Ronald Heiferman - Assoc Prof of History Quinnipiac College, Connecticut Edited by S.L.Mayer - Lecturer in History, U of Maryland
Publisher: Octopus Books, London, 1973, First Edition, vlarge 4to hardcover with dj, 18 chapters, 256pages, maps to endpapers, b/w and colour photos, plates & maps, illustrations throughout
Condition:Black cloth-bound h/c with silver monotone screen to frcov., silver title to spine, 2-colour, maps to eprs, without inscription, STRAIGHT, TIGHT & CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with a little ageing, in an unclipped GOOD MINUS DUSTJACKET
Description: World War Two was the first war fought in Europe, Africa and Asia with equal intensity. It developed out of three separate conflicts and the entry of the United States into the war after Pearl Harbour gave it a truly Global character.
Author: Donald W. Mitchell - Foreword by Adm. George W. Anderson U.S. Navy (Ret.)
Publisher: Andre Deutsch, London, 1974, First Edition, 657pages, hardcover 8vo w/dj, B/W PHOTOGRAPHS, ILLUSTR, MAPS, 23 Chapters, Bibliography, Subject Index + Index of Persons & Ships
Condition:Red cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION, with no inscriptions, in a clipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with rubbing & edgewear.
Description: In this, the first full length study of Russian naval history, Donald Mitchell tells the whole story, from the Viking galleys which raided the Byzantine Empire in the ninth century to the nuclear-powered submarines of today.
Author: Chester C Hearn This book includes the Cruise of the Shenandoah to Australia.
Publisher: International Marine, Camden, Maine, USA, 1992 FIRST EDITION, hardcover 8vo with dj, 29 chapters, illustrations in black & white, 351 pp.,appends, notes, index.
Condition:Crisp red cloth-bound hardcover with bright gilt title to spine, STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in VERY GOOD CONDITION with no inscriptions, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with very mild rubbing and a light round bump to the rear cover near the base.
Description: A meticulously researched and written account of the Confederate cruisers.
Eight ships, built mostly in Great Britain, charged with the difficult mssion of destroying Union commerce.The cruisers were the only effective naval force the Confederacy had.
Author: John Costello & Terry Hughes - U-boat cross-section to rear endpaper - Taken from the archives of Britain, Germany and the United States.
Publisher: Collins, 1977, FIRST EDITION, large hardcover quarto with dj, 10 Chapters, Maps, b/w photos, 314 pages, battle statistics, convoy tactics, bibliog, index, map to frepr
Condition:Crisp blue cloth-bound hardcover with bright gilt title to spine, STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with no inscriptions, slight corner bump, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with mild rubbing and edgewear.
Description: Winston Churchill said "The Battle for the Atlantic was the dominating factor all throughout the war, never could we forget that everything depended on its outcome". It raged for 5 years and eight months.
Author: Edited by Bernard Fitzsimons - First published in Purnell's History of the First World War
Publisher: Ure Smith, Sydney, 1973, FIRST EDITION in this form, large hardcover quarto with dj, 21 chapters, b/w photos & illustrations, 160 pages.
Condition:Blue cloth-bound hardcover with bright gilt title to spine, STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with no inscriptions, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with mild rubbing and edgewear & a small closed and taped tear.
Description: The balance of power, August 1914 - Heligoland - The Faulklands - The EMDEN -Dooger Bank - The Mediterranean - The Dardanelles and so much more untill Surrender.