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MOUNTAINS AND A MONASTERY., Holmes, Peter.
201 Holmes, Peter. MOUNTAINS AND A MONASTERY.
Geoffrey Bles, London, 1958, first edition. 
191 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w photographs, 2 fold-out maps. "Spiti is a mountainous desert province, on the borders of Tibet, inhabited by a backward hill-folk whose way of life has not changed in a thousand years. It was there, in the village of Ranrik, that Peter Holmes, his wife Judy and their party met Shiring Dawa, the twelve-year-old boy who by his determination had escaped the fate of younger sons in Spiti - to be shut up in the Buddhist monastery at t h e a g e of eight and to remain there for the rest of their lives. The author was struck with Shiring's exceptional intelligence and his ability to grasp facts which were beyond the imagination of most of the villagers, and through him was able to l e ar n a g reat deal about village life and the influence exerted by the monastery. Spiti, however, was only one stage on their journey, and Peter Holmes goes on to describe some hair-raising adventures in the Himalayas. They succeeded in sc ali ng se ver al f or midable mountains not before attempted and Peter Holmes' photographic record of the expedition has provided many unusual illustrations for this delightful book about the Himalayas and the people who live in them." Minor wrink ling at to p/bo tto m o f s pine, one very small corner bump, tiny soiling mark on bottom edge of rear board, very light browning to edges of text block. Dust jacket has several small chips and tears, two tiny dints on spine, light edge wear, are as of lig ht b rowni ng - now in a mylar sleeve. Very Good/Good 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
ADMIRALS IN COLLISION., Hough, Richard.
202 Hough, Richard. ADMIRALS IN COLLISION.
Hamish Hamilton, London, 1959, first edition. 
174 pp, 8vo (8 11/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w illustrations. "On June 22nd, 1893, the British Mediterranean Fleet, the greatest naval fighting force and the most powerful weapon in the world, was on peacetime manoeuvres off Syria. The weather was fine, the sea calm, the eleven great ironclads were cruising in perfect formation at moderate speed. Then, at 3:31 p.m. the order was given from the flagship to bring the fleet, through a delicate and complex evolution, to its anchorage off Tripoli, barely three miles distant. The calamitous result of this signal was to strike horror throughout Europe and America, and to bring into disrepute the conduct, the principles of tactics and of discipline, and the fundamentals of w a r s h i p design, in the Royal Navy. The author has explored deeply into the causes of this strange and obscure catastrophe that created such outrage, but was never satisfactorily explained then, and ever since has been the subject of controv e rs y an d pr ej ud ice. The incident concerned two battleships, crack men-o'-war that were hardly safe even in peace; two admirals, strongly contrasting in temperament, intelligence and authority; and a series of fluttering flags that initiated t he ex tr aor di nar y e vol ution. Richard Hough believes that the answer to the enigma must lie in the characters of these admirals, Sir George Tryon, K.C.B., and Albert Hastings Markham; the one imperious, intimidating and self-confident; the ot her ear nes t an d w ell- inte ntio ned, but anxious and fretful. This account of their backgrounds and service careers, which sympathetically reveals their personalities (sometimes with pungent humour) makes a story which can be read as the dual biog raphi es o f men who appe ar as dest ined for explosive fusion. The events of that sultry summer afternoon....make fascinating reading for anyone interested in the sea,and in men's behaviour in crisis." Some light browning nad light wavine ss on endpa pers, faint tiny foxin g mark s on t op of text block. Dust jacket has been price clipped, has light edge wear, tiny chips and small tears - some archivally taped, minor soiling on rear panel. Very Good/Very Good- 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE YEARS OF NAPOLEON.  FOCUS ON HISTORY SERIES., Hunt, C.J. and Embleton, G.A.
203 Hunt, C.J. and Embleton, G.A. THE YEARS OF NAPOLEON. FOCUS ON HISTORY SERIES.
Almark, London, 1972, first edition. 
88 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0855241055 B&w reproductions, maps, colour and b&w uniform studies. "This book is not intended to be a biography, but rather it seeks to provide a basis for study of Napoleon's life and caree r, set against the events which he directly influenced. It should act as an introduction to the subject for the interested layman, the student, or the military enthusiast. The appendices give a chronology of important dates and concurrent even t s i n Napoleon's ti m e , plus some suggested books for further study. Because Napoleon was a military man using military means impose his will, the Napoleonic age is inevitably linked with armies and warfare. A complete section of this book is d ev o te d to the soldier s an d armies of the period with examples of the uniforms, equipment, and types of soldier and tactics." Very small light stain on free front endpaper, small bump at top/bottom of spine and at bottom corner of boards, mi nor ed ge we ar, light browning to edges of text block. Dust jacket has has wear and tiny chips at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, light edge wear/wrinkling, light rubbing and soiling. Very Good-/Good 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
204 Hunt, C.J. and Embleton, G.A. THE YEARS OF NAPOLEON. FOCUS ON HISTORY SERIES.
Almark, London, 1972, first edition. 
88 pp, 8vo (8 1/4" H), soft cover. ISBN 0855241063 B&w reproductions, maps, colour and b&w uniform studies. "This book is not intended to be a biography, but rather it seeks to provide a basis for study of Napoleon's life and career, set against the events which he directly influenced. It should act as an introduction to the subject for the interested layman, the student, or the military enthusiast. The appendices give a chronology of important dates and concurrent events in Napoleon's ti m e , plus some suggested books for further study. Because Napoleon was a military man using military means impose his will, the Napoleonic age is inevitably linked with armies and warfare. A complete section of this book is devoted to the so l d i e r s an d armies of the period with examples of the uniforms, equipment, and types of soldier and tactics." Inside - moderate cigarette odor, very light browning in page margins/gutters. Exterior - book is lightly cocked, light browning on co ve rs , moderate browning on edges of text block, large crease across rear cover, creases at bottom corner of rear cover, small area of surface paper loss and one corner with small soft creases on front cover, very light rubbing. Good- 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
205 Insler, Michael S., ed. (Michael S. Insler, Jed Rabinovitch, Elisabeth J. Cohen, Paul B. Donzis, Ysolina M. Centifanto-Fitzgerald, Kirk R. Wilhelmus, Robert G. Notz, Thomas J. Spira, Gary N. Holland.) AIDS AND OTHER SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES AND THE EYE.
Grune & Stratton, Orlando, (1987), Ist edition. 
179 pp, large 8vo, hard cover - no dust jacket, as issued. B&w photographs, diagrams, charts, graphs, tables, etc. Contents: Ophthalmia Meonatorum; Inclusion Conjunctivitis; Herpes Simplex Virus; Syphilis; Viral Venereal Warts and Molluscum Contagiosum; The Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome; Ophthalmic Disorders Associated with the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome; Index. "...presents current trends in the diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases that affect the eye. . . " Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, minor rubbing. VG+ 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
206 Issenman, Robert M., ed. Inscribed. (Margaret M. Adams, Maureen Andrew, Nancy Butt, Robert Evans, Joseph Jacobs, Dorothy Jessop, Patricia M. MacKay, Angus B. Macmillan, Charles H. Malcolmson, Hugh M. O'Brodovich, K.R. Mohan Pai, Jocelyn Paine, et AMBULATORY CARE OF THE SICK CHILD.
Hamilton, Ontario McMaster University Press 1985 0920603025 / 9780920603024 Soft Cover Very Good 
136 pp, (8 3/4" H). INSCRIBED BY DR. ISSENMAN ON INSIDE OF FRONT COVER. Contents: The Care of Children with Chronic Diseases; Hickman Catheters in Outpatient Management of Malignant Disorders; Nebulizers, Spirometers, and Customized Medical Regimes with Asthma; Home Care of Children with Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia; Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis; Lesson From Hemophilia; The Newly Diagnosed Diabetic Child; Monitor Usage in Sudden Infant Death Syndrome; Home Enteral Feeding; The Emotional Impact of Chronic Disease; Research in Pediatric Home Care; Neighborhood and Community Support; The Role of the Pediatrician in Home Care; Structuring the Home Environment for Success; The Perverse Economics of Alternatives to Inpatient Care. Inside - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, very small bump at top of front hinge - migrates into first few pages, minor rubbing, very small ink mark on spine, tiny faint mark on front cover. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
207 Ives, A.G.L. BRITISH HOSPITALS. BRITAIN IN PICTURES SERIES.
Collins, London, 1948, first edition. 
50 pp, 8 15/16" H, hard cover in dust jacket. 4 colour plates, 26 b&w illustrations. "The tale begins in the Middle Ages, when the sick were cared for by the religious orders. Later on, the eighteenth century saw a great movement for providing vo luntary hospitals throughout the country. Then came chloroform, antiseptics and the reforms of Florence Nightingale; and with the twentieth century new achievements, and a bold new plan to weld the different hospitals into a comprehensive s y s t e m . . . .(Mr. Ives') book fills a gap in our social history. It shows clearly that, whatever the changes in administration, the quality of the work done in the hospitals will still depend on the skill and devotion of individuals, as it h a s al wa ys d on e in t he past." Previous owner's name/place/date on free front endpaper, small split in paper of rear inside hinge, very light browning to edges of textblock, light to moderate edge wear, minor browning on boards, minor rubbing . D ust ja cke t l igh t edg e w ear - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, browning on spine and flap-folds - light edge browning elsewhere, a few tiny chips, two 1" closed tears. Very Good/Very Good- 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
208 Jack, Donald. Forewords by Pierre Berton and Martin M. Hoffman, M.D. ROGUES, REBELS, AND GENIUSES: THE STORY OF CANADIAN MEDICINE.
Toronto Doubleday Canada 1981 0385155751 / 9780385155755 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
662 pp, 9 1/4" H. B&w photographs, reproductions. "(A) lively and absorbing account of more than 400 years of medicine in Canada, from the Indian shamans to the present day. Canadian doctors have made an enormous contribution to world medicine - their achievements range from the discovery of insulin to the development of the cobalt bomb. And the famouse names are here: Grenfell, Archibald, Osler, Bethune, Penfield, Selye, Banting. But, as Pierre Berton points out in his foreword, (this) is 'more than a history of Canadian medicine: in a curious way it is also a history of the Canadian nation. In his monumental examination of the place of doctors in our history, Donald Jack makes it clear that since Cartier's day medical men have been bound up in the development of the country - not only as practitioners but also as politicians, explorers, gadflies, soldiers, community leaders.' The author brings to his subject not only a depth of research but a novelist's eye for the dramatic, the humorous, and the eccentric. The medical men and women who appear in these pages, 'in their furs and shirtsleeves, bloodstained frock coats and sterilzed gowns, tell an intensely personal story of triumphant response to challenge; triumphant not least because their lives affirm the supreme value of the individual ego'." Wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, minor rubbing. Dust jacket has light edge wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine, light rubbing, slight browning to top/bottom edges. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
STRIKE FROM THE SEA: A SURVEY OF BRITISH NAVAL AIR OPERATIONS, 1909-69., Jackson, Robert.
209 Jackson, Robert. STRIKE FROM THE SEA: A SURVEY OF BRITISH NAVAL AIR OPERATIONS, 1909-69.
Arthur Barker, London, 1970. 
234 pp, 8vo 8 3/4" H, hard cover in dust jacket. B&w photographs. "On 19 July 1918, six Sopwith Camels took off from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier 'Furious' off the Schleswig coast. Their mission - to bomb the German Zeppelin sheds at T ondern. It was the first time in history that a force of aircraft had been launched against an enemy objective from an aircraft carrier: the first ever strike from the sea. In the half century that has elapsed since that historic day, the Roya l N a vy's airmen have carved out a reputation of courage and skill that is second to none. This is their story - a story of men and courage, of crews, aircraft and ships often hurled into battle against hopeless odds. The author has covered ever y m aj or operation involving the Fleet Air Arm and its predecessor, the RNAS, including Korea, Suez, Malaya and forgotten 'backyard wars' such as the British naval operations against the Bolsheviks in the Baltic in 1919, when the Navy's airmen bom be d the Re d Fleet in Kronstadt. The Second World War is covered in detail, from the hunt for the 'Graf Spee' to the final assault on Japan and Kamikaze attacks on the carriers of the British Pacific Fleet." Water mark on top corner of text bloc k w it h so me s mall areas of dye migration into top corner of a few pages, minor wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has been price-clipped, has very light edge wear/wrinkling, light browning on spine, two small edge tears with old tape. G ood+ /Go od+ 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
FOLK DANCE OF EUROPE., Jaffe, Nigel Allenby.  Inscribed.
210 Jaffe, Nigel Allenby. Inscribed. FOLK DANCE OF EUROPE.
Folk Dance Enterprises, Skipton, 1990, first edition. 
344 pp, large 8vo (9 7/8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w illustrations. INSCRIBED ON DEDICATION PAGE: TO ALLEN AND MARGARET WITH BEST WISHES FROM NIGEL. 15th AUGUST, 1990." ISBN 0946247145 Contents: Foreword; Introduction; Ethnic and histo rical background; A little mythology; Circles and chains; Swords, hoops, garlands and sticks; Morris, Christians and Moors, and other battles; Guisers, hobby-animals and mummers; Couple dances and threesomes; Women's and men's dances; Weddi n g s ; M a y p oles, fires and spirits; Seasonal, work and animal dances; Church, healing, ecstasy and death; Country dance and dancing masters; Conclusion; Appendices: The sun, the moon and the dance; Flamenco; Musical instruments; Leading festiv al s; A ck n ow le dg em ents; Bibliography; Index. One page with a tiny corner crease, light wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has some areas of light edge wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, spine color is moderate ly fad ed. V er y G ood +/V ery Good- 
Price: 125.00 USD
 
 
HORSES I'VE KNOWN., James, Will.
211 James, Will. HORSES I'VE KNOWN.
World, Cleveland, 1946, 3rd printing. 
281 pp, 8vo (8 5/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. Color frontispiece, b&w illustrations by author. "Will James knows the horse of the Western plains and ranges better than any other American writer. Not only does (he) stand in a class by himsel f for his writing about the horse, but his vivid drawings of cowboys, horses and ranch life generally are unsurpassed. In this book, Will James tells the stories of a number of horses, good and bad, that he has known. Writing in the same c o w b o y v e rnacular that made 'Smoky', 'Lone Cowboy' and other James books so successful, and illustrating his text with better drawings than he has done for a long time, (he) here records spectacular incidents in the lives of 'Little Eage', t he h or se w ho ac te d as 'seeing eye' for a blind rancher and saved his life in the flood that followed one of the sudden range storms; of 'Bearcat', the bucking horse that nobody could ride and whose final conquest lost a job for the cowboy wh o m ast ere d h im; of hil ari ous cowboy high-jinks with borrowed horses and a couple of ghostly white equines who turned a practical joke into a stampede that had unfortunate results for the jokers; and many other stories, all of them brimmin g w ith acti on a nd r ich with the colo r of the Western range that Will James portrays so well. As a reminiscent 'round-up' of horses that the author and illustrator has ridden and owned this book is the equal of anything Will James has written. " L ight brow ning to fo re-e dge o f tex tbloc k, minor bump at corners, small area of slight fading at bottom of rear hinge/spine, small faint watermark at bottom of rear board, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has small chips and tear s - s ome wi th cr eases, mode rate t o heavy edge wear, darkening to spine and flap-folds/edges, light rubbing/soiling, tiny scuff on spine. Very Good/Fair 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
ARMY DIARY 1975., Johnson, F.P., Colonel, editor.
212 Johnson, F.P., Colonel, editor. ARMY DIARY 1975.
Method, Golspie, Scotland, 1974. 
Unpaginated, 8vo (8 1/2" H), hard cover (imitation red leather with gold lettering on spine and front board), integral ribbon bookmark, dust jacket. Photographs, reproductions. As well as blank diary areas, the book includes: Regiments, Corps and Batteries of the British Army and the Days They Celebrate; Illustrated Directory of Army Museums; Forecast of Main Ceremonial Events; Army Charities; Army Sports Fixtures and Records; Battle Anniversaries of the British Army; Military Mileage Chart; Month-Planners and Year-Planners; An Historical Footnote for Every Weekday. Illustrated Features for this year: Cyrpus - The Divided Isle; The Battle of Dettingen (16th June 1743); 14 Air Despatch Regiment RCT; The Legion of Frontiersmen; E x e m p l o Ducemus: 2,000 Years of Military Police Service; The Relief of Kumasi 1900; The 1st Punjab Regiment; Signals of the Great War (Army Signalling); The King's Own Scottish Borderers; Who's For the Guns?: Nery, 1st Sept. 1914; "Lord Wargrav es ": A B ri ef Account of the Work of Sir Fabian Ware; Cigarette odor, very light browning to edges of text block, slight wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has very light edge wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, heavy bro wni ng at top ed g e, delamination at bottom edge of front panel and spine. Very Good/Very Good- 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
THE VOICE OF ONE:  EMPIRE LYRICS.  A CORONATION GARLAND., Johnson, H. Harrold.
213 Johnson, H. Harrold. THE VOICE OF ONE: EMPIRE LYRICS. A CORONATION GARLAND.
Basil Blackwood, Oxford, 1937, first edition. 
xi, 46 pp + notes, 7 1/2" H, stiff card covers with attached dust jacket. Contents: Dedication; The King's Grace; From Arbor Low to King Alfred (Arbor Low - Ancient Britons - The Romans in Britain - St Columba and Iona - Exile from Erin - The Pool of Columcille - The English - The Danes - King Alfred); Great Britain and Ireland (The Garden of England - The Homes of England - The Last Levee - Under Which Flag? - The Song of the Mothers - Th' oul' Home in Mona - Old Ireland - The Passing of the Celt); The Seven Seas (The Old Mother - The Motherland - 'Physical Energy' - A Colonist's Farewell); To the Captain (The Right Honourable Stanley Baldwin); Notes. a few tiny soiling marks on inside front hinge, a few scattered tiny light f o x i n g m a rks. Dust jacket has ight to moderate soiling and darkening, small surface paper scuff on front panel, light edge wrinkling. Very Good-/Good 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
214 Johnston, S.H.F. BRITISH SOLDIERS. BRITAIN IN PICTURES - THE BRITISH PEOPLE IN PICTURES SERIES.
William Collins of London, MCMXXXXIV (1944). 
48 pp, 8 15/16" H, hard cover in dust jacket. 8 colour plates, 25 b&w illustrations. "The British Army, as we know it today, goes back to Cromwell's New Model Army which was formed in 1645 to fight against the Royalists. The soldiers of this army were the original British Redcoats. But British soldiers had been fighting both at home and abroad, long before the 17th century: at Hastings, at Crecy, at Agincourt and before that against the Romans and the Danes. It is the great individ u a l f i g ures which give their character to each succeeding military period: Sidney, Cromwell, Rupert, Marlborough, Wolfe, Moore, Wellington, Roberts: but their greatness is only properly measured against the greatness of their armies - armies c om po se d o f or dinary men who have fought in almost every country in the world, against all manner of odds. As Major Johnston says, 'The British Soldier may lose battles, but the only important war he has ever lost is the war of the American Re vol uti on' - an d the n the victors were themselves of British stock." Area of waviness in middle of pages 41 to end of book - no indication of water damage, minor browning on spine and edges of text block, minor edge wear. Dust jacket has mino r we ar a t to p/b otto m of s pine and flap-folds - light on flap-folds, very light browning on spine and light at top edge, tiny bump/wrinkling at bottom of spine. Very Good-/Very Good 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
THE AQUATIC EXPLORERS:  A HISTORY OF THE FISHERIES RESEARCH BOARD OF CANADA., Johnstone, Kenneth.
215 Johnstone, Kenneth. THE AQUATIC EXPLORERS: A HISTORY OF THE FISHERIES RESEARCH BOARD OF CANADA.
Toronto University of Toronto Press 1977 0802022707 / 9780802022707 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 
342 pp, 10 1/2" H. B&w photographs. "In 1898 a group of scientists, working without pay, often under hazardous conditions with only the most primitive equipment, began a systematic study of the fishes of Canada's inland and marine waters. The team operated under the aegis of a board of management which was later to evolve into the Fisheries Research Board, a scientific organization that has placed Candada among the world's leaders in fishery knowledge. This history of the Fisheries Research Board examines the aims and achievements of its research, its attempts to deal with the often conflicting demands of pure and applied science, and its confrontations with a frequently uncomprehending and dissatisfied government. The people who shaped and sustained the organization figure prominently in the account. In-depth taped interviews with senior members and employees, as well as the Annual Reports and other publications of the Department of Fisheries, have enabled (the author) to produce a rich history of a remarkable scientific organization." Very light wear at top/bottom of spine and at corners. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
216 Johnstone, Sandy, Air Vice-Marshal. (Alexander) ENEMY IN THE SKY: MY 1940 DIARY.
Presidio, San Rafael, California, 1979. 
191 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0891410864 B&w photographs. "In 1940 Great Britain faced one of the most critical periods in its history when Germany launched its air power across the English Channel. For a few nigh tmarish weeks the fate of the nation lay in the hands of its fighter pilots, 'Churchill's Few'. During those pivotal days Sandy Johnstone commanded the 602nd (City of Glasgow) Squadron stationed at Westhampnett. He kept a detailed diary of t h e s q u adron's activities. Flying their Spitfires, the pilots of the 602nd pitted themselves against the German threat, fighting for control of the airspace over their homeland. Johnstone himself was credited with eight kills and four probab le s. .. . Ev en tu ally the Battle of Britain was won. The 602nd Squadron's outstanding role in the victory, clearing the skies of enemy aircraft, is brilliantly brought to life again through the pages of this remarkable diary." Minor wrinkling a t t op/ bot to m o f s pin e, tiny light scuff on front board, very light edge wear, slight browning to edges of text block. Dust jacket has light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-foldsminor soiling, one small edge tear - taped, slight bro wnin g on spi ne. Ve ry G ood+ /Very Good 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
MILITARIA: REVISTA DE CULTURA MILITAR.  NUMERO 11 - 1998., Juan Jose Segui Marco; Luis Pablo Martinez; Juan Fancisco Pardo Molero; Ricardo Trepiccione; Jose Luis Arcon; Miguel Sopena Fumanal; Antonio Marrero Cabrera; Antonio Garcia Olid; Ricardo Serrador y Anino.
217 Juan Jose Segui Marco; Luis Pablo Martinez; Juan Fancisco Pardo Molero; Ricardo Trepiccione; Jose Luis Arcon; Miguel Sopena Fumanal; Antonio Marrero Cabrera; Antonio Garcia Olid; Ricardo Serrador y Anino. MILITARIA: REVISTA DE CULTURA MILITAR. NUMERO 11 - 1998.
Servicio de Publicaciones, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, 1998. 
189 pp, large 8vo (9 7/16" H), soft cover. B&w illustrations. SPANISH TEXT. Sumario - Editorial; Las IV Jornadas de Museos Militares. La Historia Militar de Valencia. Programa. Conferencias: La Historia Militar del Levante espanol en la Edad Ant igua; La Historia Militar del Reino Medieval de Valancia: Balance y perspectivas; Perspectivas de la Historia Militar Valenciana de la epoca de los Austrias a la contemporanea; Il Ruolo dei viceregni spagnoli italici nella difesa della fron t i e r a m a r ittima contro il turco. Notas: Asitio del Castillo de Salca: una pintura de batallas en la Huerta de Valencia; Acerca del redescubrimiento de las pinturas del Moli dels Frares; Una perspectiva desde el siglo XI: a la luz del Poema de l Ci d; E g o Ro de rico: El Cid en Vivar y Camino del Destierro; El Curso Informativo de Heraldica Militar. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - tiny bump at top/bottom of spine, small bump at bottom edge of fr on t c ove r. V er y G ood 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
THE FLYING SAILOR., Jubelin, Andre, Rear Admiral.  Translated from the French by James Cleugh.
218 Jubelin, Andre, Rear Admiral. Translated from the French by James Cleugh. THE FLYING SAILOR.
London Hurst and Blackett 1954 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good - No Jacket 
276 pp, 8 5/8" H. Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering/banding on spine. B&w photographs. The author's reminiscences of the Second World War and "those young men of the Royal Air Force who served with me in the skies of France and England and went smiling into battle." Book is slightly cocked, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, tiny bump at top corners of boards, scattered tiny areas odf faint scuffing on boards, minor edge wear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
219 Kaiser, Robert G. COLD WINTER, COLD WAR.
Stein and Day, New York, 1974, first edition. 
226 pp, large 8vo (9 7/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0812816250 "....sheds new light on the origins of the Cold War. (Kaiser) brings into the debate factors that others have ignored, most notably the influence on foreign policy of domes tic political and economic conditions in 1946 and 1947 in the United States and Great Britain. 'The Truman Doctrine - the beginning of the Cold War - was closely tied to the events of its time, events largely forgotten now, but crucially i m p o r t a n t then', writes Kaiser. 'Who recalls the fuel crisis of February, 1947, when Britain appeared for a moment on the verge of utter collapse? Yet without the crisis, there would have been no Truman Doctrine and no Marshall Plan in 1947 . W ho r ec al ls t h e strength of the anti-British feeling in the American Congress after the War? Yet it was that emotion, and President Truman's fear of its influence, that was largely responsible for the strident tone of the Truman Doctrine s pee ch. ' (Th is boo k) is more than a reassessment. It is based in part on the author's personal interviews with world leaders who played important parts in the events discussed - Dean Acheson, Clark Clifford, Averell Harriman, Clement Atlee, and Ric hard H .S. Cro ssma n, amo ng others." Small ridge and corresponding dint on front endpapers, small sticker ghost mark on free front endpaper, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, minor browning to edges of boards. Dust jacket ha s mo derat e edg e w ear/ crea sing at top/ bottom of spine and flap-folds - heavier at top of spine with one tear, light rubbing, a few very small edge tears. Very Good/Good 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
THE ARMY OF ROBERT E. LEE., Katcher, Philip.
220 Katcher, Philip. THE ARMY OF ROBERT E. LEE.
Arms and Armour, London, 1994. 
320 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 1854091743 B&w plates. "Compared with many other great military leaders, who invariably commanded larger numbers of troops and often in several theatres, Robert E. Lee - as respected a s any master battlefield general one could name - fought with relatively limited forces in one corner of one continent. This in no way diminishes the quality of his leadership or his control of the logistical and strategic deployment of mili t a r y m e n; that his Army of Northern Virginia enjoyed so much success for so long and against such odds is testament to this. This book is not another biography of Lee. Here Philip Katcher describes his Army, its structure, its qualities, its un iq ue ne s s, i ts high morale. He discusses in detail each level of the Army and then all its component parts - infantry, artillery, cavalry and the myriad support arms including engineers, medics and signallers - and even bands, chaplains and ot her s. A co mpr ehe nsive study of the unit composition of the force, a chronology of the action it saw and detailed orders of battle complete this excellent addition to American Civil War literature." Small remainder mark on fore-edge and on bott om o f t ext bl ock, sli ght wrinkling at bottom of spine, tiny stain on half-title page, minor browning on top of text block. Dust jacket has very light rubbing, minor edge wrinkling, tiny dint on front hinge, minor browning at top edge. V ery G ood/V ery Good 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
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