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Novato, Ca, Presidio, , 1981, 1ST us ED W/ chipped DJ 6 X 9, 286 pp. Good cond. An overall account of the conflicts between Catholic & Protestant in Northern Ireland, from its beginnings in the Middle Ages to a heavy coverage of the last 50 years.

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New York/London: W W Norton . American First Edition 1995. hardbound in dj, Fine/Fine condition, . 6 1/2 in. x 9 1/2 in., 95 pages, illustrated (many in color). Brown cloth with titles gilt on spine, orange-brown endpapers; glossy, unclipped, color printed dustjacket, with illustration by Geoff Hunt. --------------------------This richly illustrated book offers a concise overview of the historical background to Patrick O'Brian's acclaimed Aubrey/Maturin series, a straightforward exploration of what daily life in Nelson's navy was really like for everyone from the captain to the rawest recruit. What did they eat? What songs did they sing? What was the schedule of watches? What was the division of prize money to officers and crew? How did these men end up at sea in the first place? ------------------------------These questions and many more are answered in O'Brian's elegant narrative, which includes wonderful anecdotal material on the battles and commanders that establish ... Read more

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London 1996, Harper Collins reprint, 6x9, UK later printing, hard bound in dust jacke,t, Fine/Fine condition, Jacket illustration by Geoff Hunt. 285 pages, l map. -----------------------------------------------A Novel of Anson's amazing raid on Spanish ships in the Pacific, and his voyage around the world,, with only 1 of his 5 ships returning to England. The protagonist is Peter Palafox, a young midshipmen in the fleet. First published in 1956.

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Stamford, 1987, Longmeadow, reprint edition, hard bound in dust jacket, 6x9, FINE/FINE CONDITION, 282 pages, bibliog. -------------------------------------------------------------------In 1861 a young stock tender in southern Nebraska named James Butler Hickok won his first gun fight. Twenty years later he was known throughout America as the deadliest gunslinger in the West, a two-legged shooting gallery, hero of a thousand tales — each one taller than the last and many of them true. Indian fighter, free-lance Union ally during the Civil War, marshal of Abilene and Hays City during their most "wide open" years, Wild Bill Hickok never needed the embroidery and fantasy that grew up around him during his lifetime. Courage (nearly blind, Wild Bill outdrew and shot gambler Phil Coe); a quick temper (a jigger of whiskey jostled out of his hand, and four men hit the sawdust in a Jefferson County saloon); charm (Mrs. Custer and Calamity Jane were only two of Wild Bill's admirers) ... Read more

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Montreal , Gazette Publishing Company, 1950, hard bound with decorated covers, 7 1/2 x 1-0 1.2, VG condition ,( in a slip case which shows medium wear ), approx 400 pages, illustrated. .............................................This is a superb reference book on all the employee's of the Bank of Montreal, Canada, who served in WW 2. sections show all who were killed in action, with photos and biographies, extensive lists of empoyee's who servd with brief biographies, lits of winners of honours and awards. a masive referene work, excellent for Canadian meal collectors and geneologists.

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PEPYS - A Biography

Ollard, Richard

New York 1974, Holt, Rinehart & Winston, US first edition, hard bound in dust jacket, VG-/VG condition, ( dj price clipped and 4 small tape residue marks on covers ), 368 pages, illus, notes, bibliog, glossary, index. Samuel Pepys (1633-1703) has earned a unique place in English history for two lasting ' creations. The first, for which he will always be best remembered and loved, is his Diary. It is perhaps the most faithful and vivid account of a man's daily life ever written. His second achievement was the foundation of the civil administration of the Royal Navy. He saw the Navy's role as one of defense, and converted it from an occasional force gathered for war into a permanent and efficient means of security for Britain. Richard Ollard has drawn together the differing threads running through Pepys's life and has given us a fascinating portrait of this many-sided seventeenth-century man. The times through which Pepys lived were among the most eventful in English hi ... Read more

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THE GREAT REVOLT OF 1381

Oman, Sir Charles

London 1989, Greenhill, reprint of 1906 edition, hard bound in dust jacket, 6x9, VG/VG Condition, x, 219 pages, illustrations,notes, index. ------------------------------------------Few of the most important episodes of English history were as short, sudden and dramatic as the great insurrection of 1381, the Peasants' Revolt led by Wat Tyler. Only a brief month separates the first small riot in Essex that started the rising on 30 May from the final skirmish in East Anglia on 28 June when the last surviving band of insurgents were scattered to the winds. Yet within the period that intervened half of England was aflame, and it often seemed that the country would be engulfe in total destruction. The Revolt was thought by contemporary monastic chroniclers to be the work of Satan. Sparked off as it may have been by the infamous and loathed Poll Tax, it had many deeper causes. In this seminal and perceptive work, Sir Charles Oman argues that the England of 138-1, ruled by the boy-king Richard II ... Read more

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Lowell Press, Kansas City, Missouri, 1981, first US edition, hard bound in dust jacket, 6 x 9, VG/VG CONDITION, xxiii, 355 pages, well illustrated. ....................................................... Both the tragedy and the triumph of the World War II air victory are captured in this gripping account of men and machines. Close friends from Randolph Field Class 38-A relive their experiences on the "Day of Infamy" at Pearl Harbor ... on Doolittle's famed Tokyo Raid ... in the "Cactus Air Force" at Guadalcanal ... challenging Luftwaffe fighters over North Africa . . . over Germany with bomber streams and fighter escorts numbering in the thousands ... in German hospitals fighting for life and in German prison camps plotting escape ... over Hiroshima, to drop the first atom bomb. This graphic account of raw emotion and violence may in places offend the reader of delicate sensibilities; but for those seeking to capture the temper and spirit of those tragic and triu ... Read more

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University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, 1984. US 1st edition. hard bound in dust jacket, 6 x 8 1/2, FINE/VG CONDITION, ( very minor dj edge wear & light scratches to rear dj cover), viii, 184 pages, illus., notes, bibliog., index. ------------------------------------In the last full year of World War II, with the retreating Germans occupying Warsaw and the Red Army closing a ring around it, the half-starved, desperate Poles and their underground army rose up from cellars, factories, and offices armed with home-made bombs and stolen rifles. Their spirit of unity and resistance to foreign domination and encroachments on citizens' liberties exploded in the Warsaw Rising of 1944. Their story has no more dramatic and heroic parallel in all the annals of World War II resistance movements. ---------------------------------------Airlift to Warsaw raises the curtain on an episode of the Rising not previously told: the attempt of the Allied forces to arm and supply the Warsaw nationalists. ... Read more

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New York, 2002, Doubleday. hard bound in dust jacket, VG/VG CONDITION - ( DJ LIGHTLY WORN ON BOTTOM EDGE AND SMALL CLOSED TEAR) 6x9, xviii, 393 pages, illus, maps, notes, bibliog, index. -------------------------------------------------------------- A powerfully immediate and controversial account of one of the longest and bloodiest engagements of World War In mid-February 1916, the Germans launched a surprise major offensive at Verdun, an important fortress in northeastern France. By mid-March, more than 90,000 French troops had been killed or wounded. The fighting continued for seven long months, with casualties on both sides mounting in astonishing numbers. By the end of the year, the battle had claimed more than 700,000 victims. The butchery had little impact on the course of the war, and Verdun soon became the most potent symbol of the horrors of the war in general, and of trench warfare in particular. ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Ian ... Read more

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Caernarfon, 1990, Welsh first edition paper covers, 6 x 8 1/4, 72 pp, Fine cond. ----------------------------------This monograph is a life of Lt. Col. Arthur Owen Vaughan, DSO, OBE, DCM, Welsh Nationalist and adventurer extraordinary, together with a short history of the 1st Welsh Horse, the regiment which he founded, and which served with great gallantry at Gallipoli in 1915. Numerous illus, many appendices with lists of officers & men.

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