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War Games

By: Allen, Thomas B

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003040

ISBN: 0434018252

Condition: Fine


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Silver lettering to spine. Inside the Secret World of the Men Who Play World War III. Drawing on top secret material, never before published, WAR GAMES is a grippingly readable, deeply thought provoking picture of how our leaders envisage the future of the world. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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Famous Modern Battles

By: Atteridge, Captain

Price: £70.00

Publisher: London, Nelson: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003097

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Neat gift inscription on ffep. Gilt lettering to spine. Tissue guarded frontis. 362 pages plus advertisments. Complete with full double page maps. Contents include: The Battle of the Alma * Solferino * Chancellorsville * Gettysburg * Sadowa * Rezonville and Gravelotte * The Great Assault on Plevna * Tel-El-Kebir * Adowa * Omdurman * Paardeberg & Mukden. Nice and clean internally and externally of the scarce first edition. First edition means first edition,... View more info

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GREAT MISTAKES OF THE WAR

By: Baldwin, Hanson W

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Alvin Redman: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001491

Condition: Very Good+


Unclipped dustwrapper with slight wear to top of spine. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. In this accurate and convincing book, Hanson Baldwin (Military Expert for the New York Times) has clearly revealed all the facts behind the errors and indicates how they could of been avoided. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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A World Atlas of Military History

By: Banks, Arthur

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Seeley & Co: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003368

ISBN: 085422078X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Nice and clean internally and externally. Volume One - to 1500 by Arthur Banks. With an introduction by Lord Chalfont. A goldmine of detailed information presented in the most digestable form. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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Contemporary Strategy - Theories and Policies

By: Baylis, John

Price: £85.00

Publisher: UK, Croom Helm: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002953

ISBN: 0856641634

Condition: Very Good++


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. The authors of this book believe that military power is an intrinsic part of the international system. For them, strategy is concerned with the ways in which military power may be used to achieve political objectives. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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60 Days That Shook the West

By: Benoist-Mechin, J

Price: £23.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001185

Condition: Very Good


Unclipped dustwrapper. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Not since Napoleon defeated Prussia in 1806 has a great military power been smashed as quickly as France was by Rommels dashing genius and Hitlers relentless panzer divisions. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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The War Hitler Won

By: Bethell, Nicholas

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000894

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper. Slight sunning to spine. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Hitler calculated that he could dispose of Poland without British or French intervention. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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War and the World - Military Power and the Fate of Continents 1450-2000

By: Black, Jeremy

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Yale: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003567

ISBN: 0300072023

Condition: Fine


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. War and the World: Military Power and the Fate of Continents, 1450-2000. An attempt to write a global history of warfare in the modern era. Jeremy Black, here presents a wide-ranging account of the nature, purpose and experience of war over the last half millennium. Investigating both land and sea warfare, Black examines weaponry, tactics, strategy and resources as well ... View more info

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Why Wars Happen

By: Black, Jeremy

Price: £23.00

Publisher: London, Reaktion Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001605

Condition: Fine


Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Author analyses the three main forms of conflict: wars across cultures, wars within cultures and civil war. He also assesses the present situation and asks where we are heading in terms of future wars. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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Conventional Deterrence Into the 1990's

By: Boyd-Carpenter, Thomas

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002884

ISBN: 0333475933

Condition: Fine


First edition. Unclipped, slightly scuffed dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. (RUSI Defence Studies Series). Edited by Thomas Boyd-Carpenter. A selection of ten lectures on the future of conventional deterrence is drawn together by a new essay on the subject. The study suggests how NATO policy, strategy and tactics must evolve to cope with new circumstances and limited budgets, and the role Britain should play in this. Nice and c... View more info

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The Indo-Pakistani Conflict

By: Brines, Russell

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Pall Mall: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000966

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. In the Autumn of 1965, a brief but ferocious war broke out between India and Pakistan. Russell Brines, a journalist who has covered the pacific area and Asia for over 30 years, was in India at the time, and he was able to observe the hostilities from the Indian side. Nice and clean internally and externally. Scarce book. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless other... View more info

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DANGER SPOT OF EUROPE

By: Brodrick, Alan Houghton

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001633

Condition: Very Good


Unclipped dustwrapper with minimal edgewear. No marks or inscriptions. Mapped endpaers. Gilt lettering to spine. Attitues of the West Germans towards the British, French, Americans and the extent of the economic recovery from 1951. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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Operation: World War 3

By: Brown, Anthony Cave

Price: £23.00

Publisher: London, Arms & Armour Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001604

Condition: Near Fine


Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. The secret American Plan 'Dropshot' for war with the Soviet Union, 1957. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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Problems of Military Strategy

By: Buchan, Alastair [foreword by]

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Chatto and Windus: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003680

ISBN: 0701115181

Condition: Near Fine


Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Studies in International Security: 14. A selection of papers or speeches given at the ISS Tenth Annual Conference, held at St. Catherine's College, Oxford, in September 1968. Nice and clean internally and externally. View more info

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Modern Arms and Free Men

By: Bush, Vannevar

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003621

Condition: Very Good+


Dr. Vannevar's analysis of science, democracy, and war on land, under the sea, and on the sea is an important contribution to American thinking about future warfare. His comments on the military can be a well-marked guidepost to prevent future errors. Slight loss on spine else a nice clean copy internally and externally. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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The Bombing of Nuremberg

By: Campbell, James

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Allison and Busby: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001412

Condition: Very Good


Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Illustrated. The Bombing of Nuremberg tells the full story of the greatest single battle of all time. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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The Greatest Power on Earth - The Story of Nuclear Fission

By: Clark, Ronald W.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Sidgwick and Jackson: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003467

ISBN: 0283987154

Condition: Very Good


Foreword by Lord Zuckerman. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. When did men first try to unleash the power locked within the aton? How was nuclear fission missed during the mid-1930s and discovered on the eve of the Second World War? Did the Americans, during the war, unscrupulously use European discoveries? Or were they justified in thinking that the British were, even then, concentrating on post-war nuclear power? Was Truman or Churchill mainly responsi... View more info

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British Defence Choices for the Twenty-First Century

By: Clarke, Michael and Sabin, Philip

Price: £23.00

Publisher: London, Brasseys: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001032

Condition: Fine


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Edited by Michael Clarke and Philip Sabin. This is the first book since the end of the Cold War to consider the radical, new defence choices for Britain in the next century. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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The Future of the Atlantic Alliance

By: Coker, Christopher

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002925

ISBN: 0333375467

Condition: Fine


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. Slightly sunned spine. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Published in NATO's 35th anniversary year, The Future of the Atlantic Alliance presents a case for its continued existence, and the case against attempts to find an alternative security framework with Europe alone. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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The Lion and the Eagle - British and Anglo-American Strategy, 1900-1950

By: Collier, Basil

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, MacDonald: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001020

Condition: Good++


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. British and Anglo-American Strategy, 1900-1950. At the beginning of the twentieth century, Great Britain stood pre-eminent among the nations of the world. Historian Basil Collier traces the causes and effects of the replacement of Britain by the United States as the leading Global Power. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unle... View more info