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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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RARE MILITARY HISTORY BOOKS OF THE WORLD, HISTORICAL, MODERN WAR BOOKS, WORLD WARS

Book Id: 05mhw0503

Price: $13.80

Title: MILITARY LEADERSHIP : WARRIORS in UNDRESS

Author: F J Hudleston - United Kingdom War Office Librarian

Publisher: John Castle, London, 1925, 1st Edition, large hardcover 8vo without dj, 248pp., 13 Chapters, publisher's hand-cut irregular pages.

Condition:Brown cloth-bound hardcover boards with title to spine, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION with minor preliminary and pp. edges foxing, with no inscriptions. Pages are robust, hand-cut and slightly irregular as published.

Description: The Duke of Wellington; Frederick, Duke of York & Albany ; The Crimean War ; Garibaldi ; The American War of Independence ; Washington's John Moore ; John Shipp ; The Warrior's Library ; and much more.... a trivia and gossip favourite!

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Book Id: 05mhw0418

Price: $89.40

Title: SCARCE HISTORY of the SECOND WORLD WAR United Kingdom Civil Series STATISTICAL DIGEST OF WWII

Author: Edited by W K Hancock

Publisher: His Majesty's Stationary Office and Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1951, 248pp., large, square hardcover 8vo, 12 chapters, Tables, Notes on Tables, Index.

Condition:Blue cloth-bound hardcover with faded gilt title to repaired spine, internally STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with the usual ex-library cancelled stamps from Department of Defence (Australia) and UK Information Service, Martin Place, Sydney.

Description: A ROBUST copy of a scarce title prepared by the Central Statistical Office in collaboration with the Statistics Divisions of Government Departments.Population and Vital Statistics Manpower Social Conditions Agriculture and Food Fuel & Power etc

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Book Id: 05mhw0412

Price: $57.40

Title: World War Two: 2 Matching Books on British War Production from the Official Government History of the Second World War

Author: 1. British War Production by M M Postan. 2. The Administration of War Production by J D Scott and Richard Hughes

Publisher: 1. pub. Her Majesty's Stationery Office / Longmans, 1952. hardcover, First Edit. 4to, 9 chapters, 512pp, Index 2.Pub. Her Majesty's Stationery Office/Longmans,1955

Condition:Blue cloth-bound hardcovers with gilt title to spines, STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with cancelled library stamps Department of Defence, Victoria Barracks & UK Info Office, Sydney. There is no dustjacket and the boards are rubbed but ROBUST

Description: United Kingdom Civil Series. (1) The Lean Years;1934-38 re-armament;Oct 1938 to June 1940 -From Peace to War; Dunkirk to Pearl Harbour; From Pearl Harbour to victory in Europe; demobilisation.(2)An examination of the workings of six departments of State.

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Book Id: 05mhw0392

Price: $12.85

Title: "THE WRITING ON THE WALL 1813 and 1943" HITLER 1943 & NAPOLEAN 1813 COMPARED

Author: CHARLES ROSNER

Publisher: Nicholson & Watson, UK, 1943 1st ed., unpaginated, B/W Collection of Broadsheets, Cartoons and Prints.

Condition:Illustrated bound hardcover with repair to tears top & bottom spine, rubbing to edges, no inscriptions, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION with an unclipped GOOD MINUS DUSTJACKET with several repaired tears & chips

Description: It is said that history repeats itself, and this book has been so arranged that by comparing the situations in 1803 with that in 1940, 1812 with 1941 and 1799 with 1943. A comprehensive collection of broadsheets &cartoons to compare Napoleon & Hitler.

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Book Id: 05mhw0386

Price: $12.40

Title: The ARMED FORCES OFFICER USA Dept of Defense Manual 1950

Author: United States of America, Department of Defense

Publisher: Department of Defense, Washington U.S., 1950, hardcover 8vo without dj, 267pp., 28 Chapters & Appendix.

Condition:Blue cloth-bound hardcover with gilt title to spine & frcvr, slight rubbing to spine & corners, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, inscribed to frepr 'To be returned to Director of Psychology AHQ', slight foxing to eprs and to outside page edges.

Description: From the Office of the Secretary of Defense Washington "November 1950 This manual on leadership has been prepared for use by the Department of Army, the Department of Navy, and the Department of Air Force. Morale, Espirit, Discipline & Military Ideals.

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Book Id: 05mhw0365

Price: $16.40

Title: SHANGHAI 1991 1st Dj HISTORY of CHINA 1920s-30s GOOD

Author: Harriet Sergeant

Publisher: Jonathan Cape, London, 1991, 1st ed., hardcover large 8vo with dj, 371pp., B/W PHOTOGRAPHS, MAPS to eprs, 8 Chapters, Bibliography & INDEX.

Condition:Red cloth-bound hardcover with bright gilt title to spine, very slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight edgewear.

Description: Harriet Sergeant re-creates the years of the city's brief but brilliant heyday in the nineteen Twenties and thirties. Her book is an intriguing combination of first-hand accounts, vigorous research and imaginative reconstruction.

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Book Id: 05mhw0362

Price: $13.40

Title: INDIA : MUCH SOUNDING of BUGLES The Siege of Chitral, 1895

Author: by JOHN HARRIS

Publisher: Hutchinson, London, 1975, 1st ed., hardcover large 8vo with dj, 248pp., B/W PHOTOGRAPHS, Map to eprs, 27 Chapters & INDEX.

Condition:Green cloth-bound hardcover with gilt on black title to spine with gilt design, very slight rubbing to spine & corners, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, previous owner's name to frepr, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight rubbing and edgewear.

Description: Combining John Harris's great gift of narrative with a wealth of detailed research, this makes an admirable successor to The Gallant Six Hundred. Both the personalities and the events of the Siege of Chitral vividly reflect their follies and grandeurs.

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Book Id: 05mhw0286

Price: $SOLD

Title: THE AFTERMATH : ASIA - WORLD WAR II - TIME LIFE BOOKS

Author: The EDITORS of Time-Life Books

Publisher: Time-Life Books, Chicago USA 1983 First printing - Hardcover Quarto without Dj, 208 Pages, B/W PHOTOS, 6 Chapters + Picture Essays, black eprs.

Condition:Illustrated Hardcover with slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION with Bibliography and INDEX, without dustjacket.

Description: Part of a huge Time-Life Series that chronicles in full the events of WWII - this is about the Aftermath in Asia - India - China - Japan.

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