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cover of The Polar Bear Expedition: The Heroes of America's Forgotten Invasion of Russia, 1918-1919

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The Polar Bear Expedition: The Heroes of America's Forgotten Invasion of Russia, 1918-1919, Nelson, James Carl. Published by William Morrow, 2019. First Edition. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 309pp. with notes, bibliography, index, photos. Blue boards with silver spine titles, mapped endpapers. In mint condition. Unclipped dustjacket has very light top edge ruffling.
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cover of The Royal Navy and the Northwest Coast of North America 1810-1914

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The Royal Navy and the Northwest Coast of North America 1810-1914: A Study of British Maritime Ascendancy, Barry M. Gough. Published by University of British Columbia Press, Vancouver, 1971. First edition. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 294pp., 45 plates, 7 maps, appendix, bibliography, index. Navy blue boards with silver titles. Volume is in fine, unmarked condition; dustjacket has rubbing… Read more
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cover of Anthem for Doomed Youth: Poets of the Great War

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Anthem for Doomed Youth: Poets of the Great War, Lyn Macdonald. Published by The Folio Society, 2000. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 270pp. Green cloth with black photographic image, gilt spine titles. Printed on green pages with back and green illustrations; photographic endpapers. In fine, unread condition; lacks slipcase. This is a collection of verse written during World War One,… Read more
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cover of The British Channel Islands Under German Occupation 1940-45

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The British Channel Islands Under German Occupation 1940-45, Paul Sanders. Published by Gardners Books, 2005. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 284pp. with black and white pictures, index, bibliography and sources. Black boards with gilt spine titles. Faded library stamp to lower outer edge; light dusting to boards; dustjacket has moderate shelf wear; contents in fine, unmarked condition. In unparalleled depth,… Read more
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cover of The Strike Wings: Special Anti-Shipping Squadrons 1942-1945

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The Strike Wings: Special Anti-Shipping Squadrons 1942-1945, Roy Conyers Nesbit. Published by HMSO, London, 1995. Second Edition. Signed with inscription by author. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 228pp. Illustrated throughout, notes, appendices and index. In fine condition. In 1942 the RAF began to form special Strike Wings to attack the heavily defended and seemingly invulnerable convoys that brought Germany's vital… Read more
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cover of Rome and the Sword: How Warriors and Weapons Shaped Roman History

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Rome and the Sword: How Warriors and Weapons Shaped Roman History, James, Simon. Published by Thames & Hudson, UK, 2011. First Edition. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 328pp. with illustrations, maps, notes, bibliography, sources and index. Brown boards with gilt titles, brown endpapers. Both volume and unclipped jacket are in unread, unmarked condition.
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cover of The Emperor's Codes: Bletchley Park and the Breaking of Japan's Secret Ciphers

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The Emperor's Codes: Bletchley Park and the Breaking of Japan's Secret Ciphers, Smith, Michael. Published by Bantam Press, London, 2000. First Edition. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 322 pp., with maps, black and white photograph plates, index, bibliography. Blue boards with white titles. Light toning and otherwise contents are in fine condition; jacket is clipped with very light shelf… Read more
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cover of Secret Days: Codebreaking in Bletchley Park: A Memoir of Hut Six and the Enigma Machine

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Secret Days: Codebreaking in Bletchley Park: A Memoir of Hut Six and the Enigma Machine, Asa Briggs. Published by Frontline Books, England, 2011. First Edition. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 202 pp. with 26 coloured and black and white plates, bibliographical references and index. Black cloth with gilt spine titles. Contents are in fine, unread condition with a bit of… Read more
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Alan Turing: The Enigma

by Hodges, Andrew

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Alan Turing: The Enigma, Hodges, Andrew. Published by Vintage, London, 2014. Card covers. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 736pp. plates, index. Contents in unread condition; light shelf wear to covers. The official book behind the Academy Award-winning film The Imitation Game, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley Alan Turing was the mathematician whose cipher-cracking transformed the Second World War.
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cover of How Britain Kept Calm and Carried On: Real-life stories from the Home Front

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How Britain Kept Calm and Carried On: Real-life stories from the Home Front, Rippon, Anton. Published by Michael O'Mara, London, 2014. First Edition. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 222pp. Black boards with silver titles. In fine, unread condition in fine, unclipped jacket.
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Zero Fail

by Leonnig, Carol

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Zero Fail, Leonnig, Carol. Published by Random House, 2021. First Edition. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 532pp. Black boards with silver titles. In fine, unmarked, unread condition in fine unclipped jacket. The first definitive account of the rise and fall of the Secret Service, from the Kennedy assassination to the alarming mismanagement of the Obama and Trump years, right up… Read more
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cover of The Hundred Years War: The English in France, 1337-1453

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The Hundred Years War: The English in France, 1337-1453, Seward, Desmond. Published by Atheneum, New York, 1978. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 296pp, colour frontis, illustrated, maps, genealogical tables, chronology, bibliography, index. Green cloth boards gilt titles, blue endpapers. Top edge pink. Contents in fine, unmarked, unread condition; light rub to lower spine edge; light shelf wear to jacket.
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cover of The Thin Blue Line: The story of the City of Glasgow police

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The Thin Blue Line: The story of the City of Glasgow police, Grant, Douglas. Foreword by Sir James Robertson. Published by John Long Limited, London, 1973. First Edition. 1973. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 191pp., black and white photos; index. Appendix is a detailed listing of Glasgow police force officers awarded medals from 1917 to 1972 and the circumstances surrounding… Read more
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The Great War and Modern Memory

by Fussell, Paul

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The Great War and Modern Memory: The Illustrated Edition, Fussell, Paul. Published by Sterling, New York, 2009. 8vo up to 9½" tall, xii, 452pp with colour and black and white illustrations, index. Grey cloth boards, gilt spine titles, illustrated endpapers. Contents are in fine, unmarked condition; small mark front to front board, bump to lower foredge, rubbing to spine heel;… Read more
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The Great War and Modern Memory

by Fussell, Paul

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The Great War and Modern Memory: The Illustrated Edition, Fussell, Paul. Published by Sterling, New York, 2009. 8vo up to 9½" tall, xii, 452pp with colour and black and white illustrations, index. Grey cloth boards, gilt spine titles, illustrated endpapers. Contents are in fine, unmarked condition; small mark front to front board, bump to lower foredge, rubbing to spine heel;… Read more
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cover of Lusitania: The Cultural History of a Catastrophe

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Lusitania: The Cultural History of a Catastrophe, Jasper, Willi. Published by Yale University Press, 2016. First US edition. Translated from the German original of 2015 by Stewart Spencer. 233pp. with 16 pages of drawings, political cartoons, posters, photos. Black boards with gilt titles, red endpapers. Volume is in fine condition; unclipped jacket has very light shelf wear. "Drawing on… Read more
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cover of The Wild Ride: A History of the North-West Mounted Police, 1873-1904

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The Wild Ride: A History of the North-West Mounted Police, 1873-1904, Wilkins, Charles. Published by Stanton Atkins & Dosil, Vancouver, 2010. 4to up to 12" tall; 234pp. with maps, photographs, illustrations and facsimile documents. Black boards with silver lettering to spine; black endpapers. A few very small soil marks to rear endpaper and rear board and otherwise, volume is in… Read more
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Hitler

by Ian Kershaw

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Hitler, Ian Kershaw. Published by Allen Lane/ Penguin, London, 2008. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 1030pp. with 151 illustrations, 8 maps, glossary and index. Grey boards with black titles, black endpapers; light ghost image to front board from jacket illustrations, very light reader wear. Dustjacket is in very good condition with a few tiny chips and closed tears.
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cover of Avenue of Spies: A True Story of Terror, Espionage, and One American Family's Heroic Resistance in Nazi-Occupied Paris

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Avenue of Spies: A True Story of Terror, Espionage, and One American Family's Heroic Resistance in Nazi-Occupied Paris, Alex Kershaw. Published by Broadway Books, 2016. Card covers. 320pp. with black and white photographs. Light splay to front cover, contents in fine, unmarked condition.
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cover of Maconochie's Gentlemen: The Story of Norfolk Island and the Roots of Modern Prison Reform

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Maconochie's Gentlemen: The Story of Norfolk Island and the Roots of Modern Prison Reform, Morris, Norval. Published by Oxford University Press, 2003. Card covers. 213pp. Contents In fine, unread condition; light wear to card covers. In 1840, Alexander Maconochie, a privileged retired naval captain, became at his own request superintendent of two thousand twice-convicted prisoners… Read more
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