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25 lots containing "Military & Civilian Figures, Equipment, Accessories and Books, Military Books & Partworks" in this auction

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THE ARMOUR OF IMPERIAL ROME - Robinson, H. Russell. London: Purnell Book Services, 1975. Massive Single volume [Folio sized] Hard Cover encyclopaedic study [Now rare, single copies when available retail at £150 - £200]. Together with THE HISTORY OF THE DECLINE & FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE - Gibbon, E - Folio Society, 1995. A limited Edition reprint in 8 Volumes uniformly bound & contained in two slip cases [Scarce, again sets in this condition retail at around £150 - £200]. Also a further 6 x Hard / 2 x Soft cover similar [Rome, Greece & Ancient World Studies] illustrated volumes, various dates. Generally Near Mint overall. [17]
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THE ANCIENT ART OF WARFARE - VOL 1 [1300 BC - 1650 AD] & VOL 2 [1700 - 1965] - Lafont, R. New York: NY Graphic Society, 1966. Massive Two volume [2 x Sm. Landscape Folio sized] Hard Cover illustrated encyclopaedic volumes [Now Scarce]. Together with THE CAMBRIDGE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE MIDDLE AGES - Fossier, R - Cambridge University Press, 1996. A three Volume illustrated history spanning the period 350 AD - 1520 AD [Scarce when complete & in this condition]. Also a further 6 x Hard / 1 x Soft cover similar [Warfare in the Middle Ages, Personalities, Heraldry Studies] illustrated volumes, various dates. Generally Near Mint overall. [12]
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GREAT BATTLES - BLENHEIM - Fosten, DSV. Almark Publishing Co', London, 1975. Scarce Hard Cover illustrated description of the Battle with uniform plates [Now Scarce]. Together with THE BATTLE OF FONTENOY - Grant, Charles - William Luscombe, London, 1975. An illustrated history for Wargamers/Modellers. Also a further 6 x Hard / 1 x Soft cover similar [Warfare in the16/17th Centuries] illustrated volumes, various dates. Generally Near Mint overall. [9]
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THE CAMPAIGNS OF NAPOLEON - Chandler, David. Macmillan, London, 1974. Massive [first edition, 3rd printing] Hard Cover illustrated history of the Napoleon's Wars 1793 - 1815 with plates & Maps. Together with RUSSIAN MILITARY UNIFORMS XVIII TO EARLY XX CENTURY [1700-1917] - Moscow, 1988 A [slip cased] lavishly illustrated [all colour] guide to Russian Uniforms, Russian/English text with a large Napoleonic section [Now Rare]. Also a further 7 x Hard / 6 x Soft cover similar [Napoleonic Warfare, Sharpe of the 95th Rifles, Uniforms, Campaigns & Personalities] illustrated volumes, various dates. Generally Near Mint overall. [15]
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ZULU - ISLANDLWANA & RORKES DRIFT - 22/23 JANUARY, 1879 - Knight, I. Windrow & Greene, London, 1992. Comprehensive [folio sized] Hard Cover illustrated history of the first battles of the Zulu War of 1879 with plates, photographs & Maps. Together with INFANTRY UNIFORMS OF THE BRITISH ARMY [THIRD SERIES], 1850-1960 - Smitherman, PH, Hugh Evelyn Ltd, London, 1970 A [folio sized] lavishly illustrated [all colour] guide to British Infantry Uniforms. [rare to find with the plates intact]. Also a further 11 x Hard cover similar [Colonial Warfare, Uniforms, Campaigns & Personalities] illustrated volumes, various dates. Generally Near Mint overall. [13]
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THE SOMME - THEN & NOW - Giles, J. After the Battle, London, 1986. Comprehensive [landscape format] Hard Cover illustrated history of the battle of the Somme, 1916 with plates, photographs & Maps depicting the battlefield in 1916 & in the 1980's. Together with 1916 - ANNEE DE VERDUN [THE YEAR OF VERDUN] - Service historique de l'armée de terre / Decaux, A, Lavauzelle, Paris, 1986 A [folio sized] lavishly illustrated photo study to the Battle of Verdun. Also a further 17 x Hard cover similar [WWI Warfare, Uniforms, Campaigns & Personalities] illustrated volumes, various dates. Generally Near Mint overall. [19]
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WARSHIPS OF THE IMPERIAL JAPANESE NAVY, 1869 - 1945 - Jentshura, Jung & Mikel, Arms & Armour Press, London, 1977. Single volume encyclopaedic study with monochrome plates. Together with KING GEORGE V CLASS BATTLESHIPS - Tarrant, Arms & Armour Press, London, 1991. Single volume encyclopaedic study with monochrome plates. Together with a further 11 x [mostly large format] Hard cover /1 x Soft cover similar [Warship Studies & WWII Campaigns] illustrated volumes, various dates. Most with Mylar protective sleeves. Generally Near Mint overall. [14]
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FALKLANDS AFTERMATH: FORCES '85 - Dartford [Ed], Marshall Cavandish, London, 1984. Single volume annual photographic study with colour plates. Together with FORCES '90 - Dartford [Ed], Marshall Cavandish, London, 1989. Single volume annual photographic study with colour plates. Together with a further 30 x [mostly large format] Hard cover similar [Post WW11 Warfare & Campaigns] illustrated volumes, various dates. Generally Near Mint overall. [32]
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DECISIVE BATTLES OF THE 20TH CENTURY, LAND-SEA-AIR - Frankland & Dowling, PBS, London, 1976. Single volume encyclopaedic study with monochrome plates, maps & plans. Together with BRASSY'S BATTLES - 3500 YEARS OF CONFLICT, CAMPAIGNS & WARS FROM A-Z - Laffin, Brassey's Defence Publishers, London, 1986. Single volume encyclopaedic study with maps & plans. Together with a further 13 x Hard cover / 3 x Soft cover similar [Military Dictionaries, Military Strategy & General Military History] illustrated volumes, various dates. Most with Mylar protective sleeves. Generally Near Mint overall. [18]
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GREECE & ROME AT WAR - Connolly, P. London: MacDonald, 1981. Single volume [Sm. Folio size] Hard Cover pictorial study. Together with THE BOOK OF THE MEDIEVAL KNIGHT - Turnbull, S - Arms & Armour Press, 1985. Single volume [Sm. Folio size] Hard Cover pictorial study. Also a further 7 x Hard / 5 x Soft cover similar [Rome, Greece & Ancient / Medieval World Studies] illustrated volumes, various dates. Generally Near Mint overall. [14]
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OMDURMAN - Ziegler, P. London: Collins, 1973. Single volume Hard Cover campaign study. Together with BRAVE MEN'S BLOOD - THE EPIC OF THE ZULU WAR, 1879 - Knight, I - Greenhill Books, 1990. Single volume [Sm. Folio size] Hard Cover pictorial study. Also a further 21 x Hard / 9 x Soft cover similar [Colonial / 19th Century Campaign Studies Etc] illustrated volumes, various dates. Generally Near Mint overall. [32]
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NAVIES OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR - Volume 1 - AMERICAN FLEET & ESCORT DESTROYERS - Lenton, HT, Macdonald, London, 1971. 20 x volumes covering the Navies & Vessels of WW2 [all small 16mo size 15.5 x 11 cm]. Also a further 4 x Hard cover similar [Navies & Vessels Etc] illustrated volumes, various dates. Some minor age wear to dust jackets otherwise generally Excellent overall. [24]
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WAR AT SEA - 1939-1945 - Hamilton, J, Blandford, Poole, 1986. Single volume [Folio size] Hard Cover pictorial study. Together with THE IOWA CLASS BATTLESHIPS - Muir, M - Blandford, Poole, 1987. Single volume Hard Cover pictorial study. Also a further 11 x Hard cover similar [Navies & Vessels Etc] illustrated volumes, various dates. Some minor age wear to dust jackets otherwise generally Excellent overall. [13]
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BATTLE OF THE BULGE - THEN & NOW - Pallud, JP, After the Battle Publications, London, 1984. Massive single volume [Folio size] Hard Cover pictorial study. Together with PANZERS IN NORMANDY - THEN & NOW - Lefevre, E, After the Battle Publications, London, 1983. Large format single volume Hard Cover pictorial study. Also a further 2 x Hard cover similar [Blitzkrieg/Berlin then & now studies] illustrated volumes & 39 After the Battle partworks [A4 Magazine format] , various dates. Some minor age wear to dust jackets otherwise generally Excellent overall. [43]
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D-DAY SPEARHEAD OF INVASION - Pitt, B [Ed] -Pan/Ballantine - Purnells Illustrated History of WWII Series, London, 1968 -72. Together with a further 44 x soft cover photo albums from the series each approximately 160pp illustrated throughout. Some minor age wear to dust jackets otherwise generally Excellent to Near Mint overall. Scarce in this condition. [45]
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TIGER ACE - THE LIFE STORY OF PANZER COMMANDER MICHAEL WITTMANN - Simpson, GL, Schiffer Military History, Atglen USA, 1994. Single volume [Sm. Folio size] Hard Cover pictorial study. Together with THE VICKERS TANKS - FROM LANDSHIPS TO CHALLENGER - Foss, CF & McKenzie, P - Patrick Stephens, Northamptonshire, 1988. Single volume Hard Cover pictorial study. Also a further 7 x Hard / 18 x Soft cover similar [WW2 Armour, Tanks Etc] illustrated volumes, various dates. Some minor age wear to dust jackets otherwise generally Excellent overall. [27]
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THE FALL OF FRANCE - DISASTER IN THE WEST, 1939-40, Forty & G, Duncan, J, The Nutshell Publishing Co Ltd, Tunbridge Wells, 1990. Single volume [Sm. Folio size] Hard Cover pictorial study. Together with BATTLE OF THE BULGE, Parker, DS - Greenhill, London, 1991. Single volume Hard Cover pictorial study. Also a further 21 x Hard similar [WW2 Battles & Campaigns Etc] illustrated volumes, various dates. Some minor age wear to dust jackets otherwise generally Excellent overall. [23]
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THE GERMAN HOME FRONT - 1939-45, Charman, T - Barrie & Jenkins, London, 1989. Single volume [Sm. Folio size] Hard Cover pictorial study. Together with a further 13 x Hard similar [WW2 Personalities & general type studies Etc] illustrated volumes, various dates. Some minor age wear to dust jackets otherwise generally Excellent overall. [14]
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THE HISTORY OF WORLD WAR II - Young, P [Ed] - Orbis Publishing Ltd, London, 1983 - 84. A full set of 30 [sm. folio size] soft cover photo albums from the series each approximately 95pp illustrated throughout. Some minor age wear to dust jackets otherwise generally Near Mint overall. [30]
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THE STORY OF THE U.S. MARINE CORPS - Moskin, JR, Paddington Press, London, 1979. Single volume Hard Cover study. Together with a further 14 x Hard similar [WW2 Unit Histories, Battles & Campaigns Etc] volumes, various dates. Some minor age wear to dust jackets otherwise generally Excellent overall. [15]
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