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image of THE PERSIAN EXPEDITION. Translation by Rex Warner. Introduction by George Cawkwell. Preface by Theodore K. Rabb. Illustrations by Bob Venables.

THE PERSIAN EXPEDITION. Translation by Rex Warner. Introduction by George Cawkwell. Preface by Theodore K. Rabb. Illustrations by Bob Venables.

by XENOPHON.

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Thompson Rare Books
Published
2009.
Condition
Fine in slipcase
Edition
First Folio Society Edition.
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$30.00

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London: The Folio Society., 2009. . First Folio Society Edition.. Hardcover. Fine in slipcase. Octavo, original pictorial cloth, map endpapers. 285 pp, Index at rear. Frontispiece seven additional full-page colour plates printed on glossy paper stock, plus binding design, all by Venables. A fine copy in slipcase. ¶ Xenophon the Athenian was born 431 B.C. He… Read more
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image of RUSSELL'S DESPATCHES FROM THE CRIMEA. Edited, with an Introduction, by Nicholas Bentley.

RUSSELL'S DESPATCHES FROM THE CRIMEA. Edited, with an Introduction, by Nicholas Bentley.

by RUSSELL, William Howard. BENTLEY, Nicholas [Editor].

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Thompson Rare Books
Published
1966
Condition
Fine in NF DJ & Wrap-Around Band
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
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$45.00

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London: Andre Deutsch, 1966. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in NF DJ & Wrap-Around Band. First Edition. Octavo, original orange boards, spine titled in gilt. 287 pp., Index, illustrations, maps. A fine copy in a near-fine, unclipped dust jacket, one minute hole to the jacket along the front spine hinge. The 'Book Society Alternative Choice' wrap-around band… Read more
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image of WELLINGTON'S PENINSULAR VICTORIES. Busaco. Salamanca. Vitoria. Nivelle.

WELLINGTON'S PENINSULAR VICTORIES. Busaco. Salamanca. Vitoria. Nivelle.

by GLOVER, Michael.

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Thompson Rare Books
Published
[1963].
Condition
Very Good in Dust Jacket
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
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$35.00

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London: B.T. Batsford Ltd., [1963].. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in Dust Jacket. First edition. Octavo, original cloth. 192 pp., appendixes, bibliography, index. Illustrated. A history of Wellington's campaigns in the Peninsular wars 1809-1814. Issued as a volume in the British Battles Series. A fine copy in a very good dust wrapper, rubbed along the folds… Read more
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image of THE GENERAL ORDERS OF FIELD MARSHAL THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON, K.G., &c. &c. &c. In Portugal, Spain and France, from 1809 to 1814; and The Low Countries and France, 1815.

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London: Printed by William Clowes, 14, Charing Cross. , 1832.. First Edition, First Printing. First edition. Octavo, original cloth, paper spine label. 460 pp. Slip tipped in at rear annoncing "The Dispatches..." a companion to this work, prepared and shortly to be published. Front board and spine panel loose (separated), but complete; collated complete. Needs rebacking or rebinding, but… Read more
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$225.00
image of AT 12 MR. BYNG WAS SHOT.

AT 12 MR. BYNG WAS SHOT.

by POPE, Dudley.

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Thompson Rare Books
Published
[1962].
Condition
Fine in Dust Jacket
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
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$75.00

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London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson., [1962].. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in Dust Jacket. First edition. Octavo, original boards. 338 pp, illustrated, appendixes, notes and bibliography, index. Historical account of the execution by Firing Squad of Admiral the Hon John Byng on March 14th, 1757. A fine copy in a fine price-clipped dust wrapper, artwork by Francis Russell… Read more
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THE DUEL. A History of Dueling.

by BALDICK, Robert

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London: Chapman & Hall. [1965].. 1st edition. Small quarto, original gray cloth blocked in black & gilt. 212 pp. Illustrated, Bibliography, Index. A comprehensive history of duels and duelling in all of it's aspects. A fine copy in a fine dust wrapper, slight tanning to spine panel .
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