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CLAUSEWITZ Philosopher of War

By: Aron, Raymond

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003569

ISBN: 0710090099

Condition: Fine


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. This is a book of piercing insights by a writer of worldwide reputation, who uses the Clausewitz world-view as a means of political analysis. It is thus of great importance and interest to contemporary historians and to all who are concerned with military and political affairs. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, u... View more info

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To Jerusalem

By: Bernadotte, Count Folke

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000895

Condition: Good++


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. This is the Palestine journal of Count Bernadotte up to the time of his assassination. Here is an idealism in action and a unique picture of a divided, war torn country in which the way of a peace-maker was hard indeed. 'The peoples of the world are bound, in common gratitude to a great Christian who died in their service, to give careful heed to his last words of advice'. Nice and c... View more info

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Mark Clark: The Last of the Great World War II Commanders

By: Blumenson, Martin

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003637

ISBN: 0224022997

Condition: Fine


Unclipped dustwrapper. No marks or inscriptions. Mapped endpapers. Illustrated. Gold lettering to spine. With full access to the private papers and personal diaries of General Clark, which have never been available to any historian, Mr. Blumenson pays eloquent tribute to the last of the great Second World War commanders. He gives to a complex man, who stood at the centre of the cataclysmic events of his time, the rich and autoritive biography he deserves. Nice and clean ... View more info

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Life of Gordon

By: Boulger, Demetrius C

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, T Fisher Unwin: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003096

Condition: Very Good


7th Impression. No marks or inscriptions. Prize label on pastedown. Tissue guarded frontis. THE LIFE OF GORDON; Major-General, RE, CB; Turkish Field-Marshal, Grand Cordon Medjidieh, and Pasha; Chinese Titu (Field-Marshal), Yellow Jacket Order. Illustrated with portraits. 337 pages. General Charles Gordon gave the author custody of all his papers and letters in 1881, to aid Boulger in his work on Chinese history. In 1884, Boulger published Gordon's letters from the Crimea... View more info

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MARSHAL WITHOUT GLORY

By: Butler, Ewan & Young, Gordon

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002228

Condition: Good++


First edition. Unclipped, frayed dustwrapper. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. The troubled life of Hermann Goering. Illustrated. 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 Victorian Soldier - His Life and Times

By: Clark-Kennedy, A E

Price: £60.00

Publisher: UK, John Bluff: 1980

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 003249

Condition: Fine


A LIMITED FIRST EDITION, produced and published privately for the author. Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Nice and clean internally and externally. Tells of career of author's great uncle who served in the Opium War, Crimea and several other campaigns throughout the 1800s. Much use of unpublished letters and papers from various writers including Florence Nightingale. Illustrated. First edition means first edition, fi... View more info

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Memoirs - Ten Years and Twenty Days

By: Doenitz, Admiral Karl

Price: £185.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001178

Condition: Very Good


Unclipped dustwrapper. No marks or inscriptions. Slightly dusty top. Memoirs of Ten Years and Twenty Days. One of the most important and absorbing memoirs of the last war by the man who became Hitlers successor in the last few days of the Third Reich. Nice and clean internally and externally. Very scarce in first edition. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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DUEL AT THE BRINK. John Foster Dulles' command of American Power.

By: Drummond, Roscoe & Colblentz, Gaston

Price: £17.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003185

Condition: Very Good++


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Nice and clean internally and externally. Illustrated. DUEL AT THE BRINK. John Foster Dulles' command of American Power. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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Memoirs of Liddell Hart

By: Hart, Liddell

Price: £88.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003290

Condition: Very Good+


First editions. Unclipped dustwrappers with repair to tear on volume I. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Nice and clean internally and externally. 2 Volume Set. Illustrated. Liddell Hart's name is synonymous with the Blitzkrieg concept of armoured warfare. The recollections of one of the greatest tacticians and strategists of the twentieth century. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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Life of General Gordon

By: Hope, Eva

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Walter Scott:

Seller ID: 003095

Condition: Very Good


Name of previous owner and date of 1892 on flyleaf. Spine cracked. All edges gilt. Gilt lettering to spine. Illustrated. By the author of Our Queen, New World Heroes. 468 pages plus 12 pages of advertisments. British general Charles Gordon became a national hero for his exploits in China and his ill-fated defence of Khartoum against Sudanese rebels. The son of an artillery officer Gordon was commissioned in the Royal Engineers in 1852. He distinguished himself in the Cri... View more info

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Monty at Close Quarters - Recollections of the Man

By: Howarth, T E B

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Leo Cooper: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001214

Condition: Very Good


Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. This series of recollections of Viscount Montgomery of Alamein by close friends and associates contains many new insights and some surprises. 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 Flying Sailor

By: Jubelin, Andre

Price: £17.00

Publisher: London, Hurst and Blackett: 1955

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 002343

Condition: Good++


Unclipped, frayed dustwrapper. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. WWII service memoirs of this fascinating officer who, after the fall of Indo-China, escaped to England, took command of an ageing cruiser and converted her into a formidable combatant in the air battle for Portsmouth, joined the RAF as a fighter pilot, and who served the Free French Admiralty and the RN as a convoy escort commander. Nice and clean internally. First edition means first editi... View more info

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The Memoirs of Field Marshal Kesselring

By: Kesselring, Albert - Field Marshal - translated By Lynton Hudson

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, William Kimber: 1954

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003708

Condition: Very Good


Unclipped dustwrapper. No marks or inscriptions. Gold lettering to spine. Extensively illustrated. No living German carried more responsibility during the Second World War than Field Marshal Kesselring. Originally an army officer, he transferred to the Luftwaffe in 1935. Second only to Goering in the Luftwaffe, he commanded an Air Fleet in the invasion of France and in the Battle of Britain. In 1941 he was appointed commander-in-chief south and directed the air flee... View more info

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The Ironside Diaries 1937 - 1940

By: MacLeod, Colonel R and Kelly, Denis

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Constable: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002983

Condition: Good++


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with loss to top of spine. Some spine loss. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Binding tight. Edited by Colonel R Macleod, D.S.O., M.C., and Denis Kelly. Standing 6' 4 tall and fluent in several languages, TINY Ironside was John Buchans original for Richard Hannay in The Thirty-Nine Nice Steps, Greenmantle and Mr Standfast, and his life was as romantic as Buchan's hero. He was a spy for British Intelligence in South We... View more info

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You'll Die in Singapore

By: McCormac, Charles

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001457

Condition: Very Good


No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Story of escape from Japanese prisoner of war camp in Singapore followed by a 5 month trek through Java and Sumatra. 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 Betrayal of East Pakistan

By: Niazi, Lt. Gen. A A K

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Oxford: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003337

ISBN: 0195777271

Condition: Fine


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Nice and clean internally and externally. In December 1971 one of Pakistans most decorated offficers Lieutenant-General A.A.K. Niazi laid down arms before the invading Indian army leading to the dismemberment of Pakistan. Was 'Tiger' Niazi a coward a hero or the victim of an unjust fate? In this account General Niazi breaks 26 years of silence and volunteers his own vers... View more info

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General Marshall

By: Payne, Robert

Price: £27.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002332

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Unclipped, slightly frayed dustwrapper. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. The man who did much for the American Army and the Allied victory, and who finally implemented the European Recovery Programme which will be forever known as MARSHAL AID. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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Militant Don

By: Portway, Colonel Donald

Price: £23.00

Publisher: London, Hale: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 003142

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with slight edgewear. SIGNED by the author. Gilt lettering to spine. Autobiography of a military and academic career. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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Eichmann : Minister of Death

By: Reynolds, Quentin

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002752

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with slight edgewear. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Minister of Death: The Adolf Eichmann Story. A biography which traces the life from schooldays to a well guarded prison in Israel of an insignificant Nazi who became Hitlers Minister of Death. Illustrated. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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Send for Freddie

By: Richardson, General Sir Charles

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Kimber: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002913

Condition: Near Fine


The Story of Montgomery's Chief of Staff throughout the campaigns in North Africa, Sicily and North Western Europe, Major-General Sir Francis de Guingard, KBE, CB, DSO. Nice and clean internally and externally. View more info