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The life and reign of King Richard the Second by HOWARD, Robert

1681 1ed Richard II of England Life & Reign Hundred Years War Medieval Howard Richard II of England was a 14th-century King of England who withstood major difficulties such the Hundred Years' War and the infamous Peasant's Revolt. His reputation has live…

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Irenodia gratulatoria, sive Illustrissimi amplissimiq[ue] viri Oliveri Cromwelli, &c. epinicion. Dedicatum domino prsidi Bradshawo cterisq[ue] concilii-statu-consultis, &c. ra salutis human, M. DC. LII. libertatis Angli, IIII. by FISHER, Payne

1652 1st ed Oliver CROMWELL English Civil War Payne Fisher Irenodia Gratulatoria Ode to Oliver Cromwell published during his lifetime! Payne Fisher was a 17th-century English poet who is remembered for his elegies and epitaphs commemorating great Englis…

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Les Alsaciens dans les Corps d'Elite by Tanconville, Henri Ganier

No Binding. Very Good. Tanconville and Maurice Toussaint. A portfolio of FORTY-EIGHT plates, TWO plates MISSING (should be a total of fifty plates), in a blue cloth-covered flower-box with a slipcase that has a blue leather spine. There was probably a b…

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Histoire du Vicomte de Turenne, Marechal - General des Armees du Roi by Ramsay, Andrew Michael Chevalier

Amsterdam - Leipzig Arkstee and Merkus. 1771. Bound in full calf. Gilt tooled spine compartments. Marbled endsheets and edges. 16mo. Illustrated with frontis pieces and 12 large folding maps. An early reprint of the 1st Edition ( 1735 ) but containing th…

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Rara raccolta di cinque annate (dal 1914 al 1918) della rivista francese settimanale "L'Illustration" Ogni annata è contenuta in due raccoglitori d'epoca. <BR>Le riviste risultano molto interessanti in quanto descrivono i c…

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art Catalogue of European Daggers and Catalogue of European Court Swords and Hunting Swords 1300-1800 ( Including the Ellis, De Dino, Riggs, and Reubell Collections ) ( Two Volumes ) by Dean, Bashford

New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1929. One of an edition of 900 copies, this set handsomely bound in dark green cloth, gilt lettering at spine and prior owner name in gilt ( John Douglas Briddell ) at bottom of both front covers, tissue guards ov…

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Historical Tales of the Wars of Scotland and the Raids, Forays, and Conflicts. Four Volumes by Anonymous (Lawson, John Parker)

Edinburgh, Dublin, and London: A. Fullarton, 1853. SCARCE. vii,440; viii, 464; 436; iv, 416. with 23 of the 25 leaves of plates present. Vol. I published 1853, Vol. II, 1851, Vols. III and IV, 1852. Four volumes in contemporary half calf over pebbled brow…

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History of the war in the peninsula and in the south of France : from the year 1807 to the year 1814 by NAPIER, William Francis Patrick

1851 Napoleon Peninsular War Napier MAPS French Revolution SPAIN 6v An early-19th-century account of the history of the Napoleonic conflicts against Spain, Portugal, and Great Britain. In 1807, Napoleon invaded Portugal with Spain; however, a year later…

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Histoire de la guerre de Flandre by STRADA, Famiano

1665 1ed Eighty Years War Flanders Spain Dutch Independence Strada Netherlands Famiano Strada, a Jesuit professor of rhetoric, is chiefly remembered for his famous account of the Dutch War. And while 'De Bello Belgico' was Strada's most famous work, he di…

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The British Battalion at Oporto: with adventures, anecdotes, and exploits in Holland; at Waterloo; and in the expedition to Portugal by KNIGHT Corporal

London: Effingham Wilson, 1834. x and 126 pages. Plan of Oporto, 32 plates. Publisher's green cloth; the front cover has some damp staining though without carrythrough to the endpapers; the text and plates are good and clean and the binding is tight. Tho…

From Victor Sutcliffe


Advice to the Privileged Orders in the Several States of Europe by BARLOW, Joel

1793 Joel Barlow Privileged Orders French Revolution Thomas Paine + Beer Brewing Joel Barlow was an important 18th-century American diplomat who wrote several controversial treatises and pamphlets in which he supported the French Revolution. One such wor…

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An impartial history of the naval, military and political events in Europe from the commencement of the French Revolution to the entrance of the allies into Paris, and the conclusion of a general peace ... by CLARKE, Hewson

1815 NAPOLEON & French Revolution MAPS Impartial History Clarke Napoleonic Wars Hewson Clarke was a 19th-century English historian who is best known for his book 'Impartial History of the Naval, Military, and Political Events in Europe'. He begins this w…

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The life and glorious actions of Edward Prince of Wales, (commonly call'd the Black Prince) Eldest Son of King Edward the Third. Containing, Remarkable Occurrences of those Times, and particular Relations of the Battle of Cressey, where the whole Power of France was broken, two Kings slain, and a third put to Flight… by COLLINS, Arthur

1740 1ed Black Prince Edward of Wales Hundred Years' War Edward III John Gaunt Edward the Black Prince, son of Edward III of England, was a 14th-century English royal who was one of the most prominent officers and knights in the Hundred Years' War. Histo…

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