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image of Destruction of an Army: the first campaign in Libya, Sept. 1940-Feb. 1941

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London: His Majesty's Stationary Office, 1941. Pamphlet. 63p., stapled wraps, 7x9 inches, illus., wraps lightly worn, previous owner's stamp on front wrap else very good condition.
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5 Years of War

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Published
1944
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New York: British Information Services, 1944. Pamphlet. [16]p., stapled wraps, 7x9 inches, illus., wraps lightly worn else very good condition.
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The Journal of Maarten Harpertszoon Tromp

by Tromp, Maarten, diarist; C.R. Boxer, editor

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Published
1930
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$20.00

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Cambridge: at the Cambridge University Press, 1930. Hardcover. xviii, 237p., a variety of plates, a couple of maps on folded onionskin, charts showing of order-of-battle, hardbound in 10x6.5 inch blue cloth boards gilt. A very worn copy that has been restored with genuine success if not pristinity: both hinges supplied with repair-tissue, neatly laid down, and perhaps other now-invisible… Read more
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Negro Airmen in a Northern Community, discrimination in Rapid City, South Dakota

by United States Commission on Civil Rights. South Dakota Advisory Committee

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Published
1963
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$35.00

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Washington DC: [GPO], 1963. Pamphlet. 50p., rear wrap browned else very good condition, 5.5x9 inches, first edition.
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image of Battle of Nieuport 1600 Two News Pamphlets and a Ballad, with an introduction on news in Elizabethan England by D.C. Collins. // The Battaile Fought Between Count Maurice of Nassaw, and Albertus Arch-duke of Austria, nere Newport in Flaunders, the xxij. of Iune 1600, With the names of such men of accompt as have beene either slaine, hurt, or taken prisoners by either part

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Oxford / London: Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, 1935. Hardcover. xxx, plus unpaginated original; slender hardbound cased into off-white boards spine-titled red, provided with a fine plate of folded cardstock bearing the promised ballad in English blackletter and a 3x4 inch woodcut in facsimile. A clean sound copy in every respect, perfectly free of any markings. Please note that… Read more
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image of Mughal Warfare; Indian Frontiers and High Roads to Empire, 1500-1700

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London: Routledge, 2002. xvi, 268p., illustrated with scattered line maps and b&w period reproductions, first edition of the softbound issue in glossy 9x6 inch pictorial color wraps. A fine clean as-new exemplar from a well taken-care-of collection. Warfare and history.
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image of Habsburgs and Zaporozhian Cossacks; The Diary of Erich Lassota Von Steblau, 1595. Translated by Orest Subtelny

Habsburgs and Zaporozhian Cossacks; The Diary of Erich Lassota Von Steblau, 1595. Translated by Orest Subtelny

by Von Steblau, Erich Lassota. Lubomyr R. Wynar, editor & introducer

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Published
1975
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9780872871199
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Littleton CO: Ukrainian Academic Press, 1975. The first English translation: 144p., illustrated with scattered period facsimiles, hardcover in dark blue cloth boards gilt and dust jacket. Top edge of textblock bears small accession and de-accession stamps, item is generally else unmarked in any way, and is perfectly sound & clean, a bright nice copy.
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image of The Sultan's Servants; The Transformation of Ottoman Provincial Government 1550-1650

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New York: Columbia University Press, 1983. A revision of author's 1975 thesis in Turkish, evidently translated by himself: xxiii, 181p., illustrated with numerous tables, many period facsimiles, and a doublespread line map. Hardbound, the first edition of this translation hardcover in 9x6 inch white cloth boards titled in irridescent purple and enclosed in the purple dust jacket. A structurally… Read more
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image of Admiral Yi Sun-Shin and his Turtleboat Armada. The first comprehensive account in English of the Resistance of Korea to the 16th century Japanese Invasion [subtitle from dj]. Revised Edition

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Seoul: The Han-Jin Publishing Company, 1978. Earliest successful ironclads, less prone to sink than those of the US Civil War. Expanded as well as revised; for changes made since 1973, see below. Book commences with a lengthy unpaginated photo section, then 263p with more plates, one folding, and several fullpage line maps, then an index @ 12p. Item is… Read more
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University Park: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2004. Paperback. NB, this is a "Short" text, it is abridged: viii, 342p., illustrated with a number of modern line maps and same quantity of period portrait facsimiles, softbound in 9x6 inch glossy decorated wraps, an immaculate copy: sound, clean, unmarked.
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image of The Siamese Memoirs of Count Claude de Forbin 1685-1688. Introduced and edited by Michael Smithies

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Chiang Mai: Silkworm Books, 1997. Paperback. [xii], 190p., illustrated with numerous period facsimiles, portraits, sites and maps, softbound, a paperback in 8x5.5 inch glossy decorated wraps. Alkaline paperstock, savvy book design, a nice item in unmolested condition: perfectly sound, clean and unmarked.
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The Janissaries

by Goodwin, Godfrey

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Published
1994
ISBN
9780863560491
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$25.00

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London: Saqi Books, 1994. Hardcover. 288p., cloth-covered boards, 6.25x9.5 inches, map front endpapers, illus., edges lightly foxed else very good first edition in unclipped dj. The Janassaries were the army of the Ottoman Empire in the 15th and 16th centuries.
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image of The Chevalier de Chaumont and the Abbe de Choisy:  Aspects of the Embassy to Siam 1685, being Alexandre de Chaumont: Relation of the Embassy to Siam 1685, and Francois-Timoleon de Choisy: Memoranda on religion and commerce in Siam, and, Reflections on the Embassy to Siam.  Edited and in part translated by Michael Smithies. [Line drawings by Jacques Dumarcay, consultant architect of the Ecole Francaise d'Extreme Orient]

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Chiang Mai: Silkworm Books, 1997. Paperback. ix, 216p., softbound, a paperback in 8x6 inch glossy decorated wraps, furnished with modern line drawings as called for. Alkaline paperstock, a nice item in unmolested condition: perfectly sound, clean and unmarked. FYI, de Choisy was a cross-dresser, a factoid that survived our memoirists' discretion.
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Winston in Wonderland

by Estes, Winston M.

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Published
1956
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Harrisburg, PA: Eagle Books, 1956. Hardcover. 167p., cloth-covered boards, 5.5x8.5 inches, bookstore stamp on free front endpaper else very good first edition in a worn unclipped dj. Retired Air Force Major's humorous memoir of his time at the Pentagon.
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The Siege of Malta, 1565

by Lochhead, Ian C. [and] T.F.R. Barling; photographs by Michael Goss

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Published
1970
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London: Literary Services and Production / Melita Productions, 1970. Hardcover. 63p., cloth-covered boards with gilt titles and decoration, 11.75x8.5 inches landscape format, illus., very good condition in a lightly yellowed unclipped dj.
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The Maritime Siege of Malta, 1565

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Published
1970
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London: National Maritime Museum, 1970. Pamphlet. 32p., stapled wraps, 10.75x8.5 inches, profusely illus. with black and white photos, wraps lightly worn, front wrap creased else very good condition. Published on the occasion of an exhibit of Perez d'Aleccio's paintings of the siege of Malta by the Turks at the National Maritime Museum.
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image of Kraal and Castle; Khoikhoi and the Founding of White South Africa

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New Haven: Yale University Press, 1977. xxii, 266p., illustrated with modern line maps and a few tables, hardbound first edition in yellow cloth boards titled black. Item lacks a dj, is mildly flecked with external handling soil, with a top edge heavily flecked with foxing. Perfectly clean within, and unmarked except for the area of heavy foxing. A good… Read more
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The Battle of Lepanto, 1571

by Marx, Robert F.

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Published
1966
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Cleveland: The World Publishing Company, 1966. Hardcover. 127p., cloth-covered boards, 8.5x11.25 inches, illus., corners bumped else very good condition in a price-clipped dj that is lightly toned along the edges.
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image of De' Disegni delle Piu Illustri Citta et Fortezze del Mondo, da Giulio Ballino (1568-'69). Presentazione Introduttiva di Giorgio E. Ferrari

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Rome: Jouvence - Viella, 1982. Various paginations, nice clear reproduction of texts and facsimile maps, the doublespreads mounted on stubs so these open fully, a small folio in rather utilitarian decorated papered boards, 12x8.5 inches. Mild edgewear, spine rims slightly crimped with a touch of paper-fray to topmost, generally sound and entirely clean and unmarked. Find, laid in, xeroxed… Read more
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Naval Wars in the Levant, 1553-1853

by Anderson, R. C.

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Published
1952
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Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1952. Hardcover. ix, 619p. incl. 19 plans of actions, + front., ten plates and a foldout map of the Aegean, very good condition in an edgeworn dj with a few small closed tears and toned spine panel. Cover subtitle: From the Battle of Lepanto the the introduction of steam.
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