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The Banner of Battle. The Story of the Crimean War

by Palmer, Alan

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(London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1987) 0297790420. 8vo; original dark brown boards, lettered in gilt on spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. xiii + (i) + 289, incl. index; plates; maps. Dustwrapper slightly sunned on spine panel. Very good condition. "The Banner of Battle is the first comprehensive interpretation of the subject stressing the European and Baltic angles, and so bringing the Crimean War clearly and astutely into focus." .
  • Bookseller: Christison Rare Books, IOBA SABDA ZA (ZA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 9871
  • Title: The Banner of Battle. The Story of the Crimean War
  • Author: Palmer, Alan
  • Book condition: Used
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0297790420
  • ISBN 13: 9780297790426
  • Publisher: (London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1987) 0297790420
  • Place: London
  • This edition first published: 1987
  • Keywords: 862 Military History
  • Bookseller catalogs: Military History;


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