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"DEMS? What's DEMS?" : The story of the men of the Royal Australian Navy who manned defensively equipped merchant ships during World War II
Marcus, Alex
ISBN: 0864390122
Boolarong Publications, Australia, 1986. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Light denting and edgewear to board edges. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine slightly faded. Edges slightly foxed. ISBN: 0864390122. ISBN/EAN: 9780864390127. Very Good Condition
Price: $55.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 34079  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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1666 Plague, War and Hellfire
Rideal, Rebecca
ISBN: 9781250097064
Thomas Dunne Books, USA, 2016. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fine Condition/Fine. . Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. ISBN/EAN: 9781250097064. Fine Condition
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 38835  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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1777: The Year of the Hangman
Pancake, John S.
ISBN: 0817351124
University of Alabama Press, USA, 1977. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Small tears and minor edgewear and marks to jacket. Minor soiling and wear to boards. Bumping to board corners. ISBN: 0817351124. ISBN/EAN: 9780817351120. Very Good Condition
Price: $18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26073  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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1861: The Civil War Awakening
Goodheart, Adam
Alfred A. Knopf, USA, 2011. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . Deckled edges, slightly foxed. Small tears to jacket. Minor bumping to board corners and fading to board edges.. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Remainder mark to top or bottom edge. ISBN/EAN: 9781400040155. Very Good Condition
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 35510  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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1861: The Civil War Awakening
Goodheart, Adam
Alfred A. Knopf, USA, 2011. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . Reprint. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Minor marks and wear to book and jacket. ISBN/EAN: 9781400040155. Very Good Condition
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 38289  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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1914: The Year the World Ended
Ham, Paul
William Heinemann, Australia, 2013. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fine Condition/Fine. First Edition. Bumping to board corner. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. ISBN/EAN: 9781864711424. Fine Condition
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 31594  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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200 Shots: Damien Parer, George Silk, and the Australians at War in New Guinea
McDonald and Peter Brune, Neil
ISBN: 1864485418
Allen & Unwin, Australia, 1998. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . Edges greyed with dust marks and slightly spotted/marked. Minor marks and edgewear to jacket and boards. Slight foxing to front/rear pages. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Prior owner or seller's stamp. ISBN: 1864485418. ISBN/EAN: 9781864485417. Very Good Condition
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23423  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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2001 The Australian Army in Profile
Not Stated,
Department of Defence, Australia, 2001. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. . Size: 4to Quarto (11 to 13 inches). Binding tight. Light foxing/browning to front/rear pages, text pages clean. Very Good Condition
Price: $28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28508  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Bastard of a Place : The Australians in Papua
Brune, Peter,
ISBN: 1741140110
Allen & Unwin, Australia, 2003. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Minor browning and slight spotting to page edges; binding tight with slight forward lean; inside pages clean. JACKET: Minor scrattling and edgewear. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). ISBN: 1741140110. ISBN/EAN: 9781741140118. Very Good Condition
Price: $24.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 19525  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Christmas Far from Home: An Epic Tale of Courage and Survival During the Korean War
Weintraub, Stanley
Da Capo Press, USA, 2014. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . Minor edgewear to jacket and boards. Slight damage to jacket spine. Board corners lightly bumped. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. ISBN/EAN: 9780306822322. Very Good Condition
Price: $14.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 32219  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Christmas Far from Home: An Epic Tale of Courage and Survival During the Korean War
Weintraub, Stanley
Da Capo Press, USA, 2014. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Dust Jacket slightly sun faded. Minor marks and wear to book and jacket. ISBN/EAN: 9780306822322. Very Good Condition
Price: $18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 33777  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Critical Vulnerability : The impact of the submarine threat on Australia's maritime defence 1915 - 1954 : Papers in Australian Maritime Affairs No. 15
Stevens, David
ISBN: 0642296251
Commonwealth of Australia, Australia, 2005. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Minor creasing to covers. ISBN: 0642296251. ISBN/EAN: 9780642296252. Very Good Condition
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 24438  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Critical Vulnerability : The impact of the submarine threat on Australia's maritime defence 1915 - 1954 : Papers in Australian Maritime Affairs No. 15
Stevens, David
ISBN: 0642296251
Commonwealth of Australia, Australia, 2005. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Minor creasing to covers. ISBN: 0642296251. ISBN/EAN: 9780642296252. Very Good Condition
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20808  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Different Sort of War: Australians in Korea 1950-53
Trembath, Richard
ISBN: 1740970802
Australian Scholarly Publishing, Australia, 2005. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. . Edgewear, and minor soiling, scrattling, and creasing to covers. Minor damage to top edge of page block. Some pages slightly creased. Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Lovely clean solidly bound copy. Edges lightly soiled or stained. ISBN: 1740970802. ISBN/EAN: 9781740970808. Very Good Condition
Price: $40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23792  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Grave Too Far Away
Spurling, Kathryn
New Holland Publishers, Australia, 2012. 
 Softcover Softcover. Fine Condition/No Dust Jacket. . Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Fine Condition
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23867  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A History of 'A' Battery: New South Wales Artillery (1871-1899), Royal Australian Artillery (1899-1971)
Cubis, Richmond
ISBN: 0855510129
Elizabethan Press, Australia, 1978. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Fair. First Edition. Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Binding tight. Dust Jacket quite chipped and worn. Gift Dedication, neat to early pages. Edges moderately browned/foxed. ISBN: 0855510129. ISBN/EAN: 9780855510121. Good Condition
Price: $120.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 27655  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A History of Blitzkrieg
Perrett, Bryan
ISBN: 0709188676
Robert Hale, UK, 1983. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Lovely clean solidly bound copy. Edges very slightly spotted or marked. ISBN: 0709188676. ISBN/EAN: 9780709188674. Very Good Condition
Price: $14.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 19435  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A History of the Hellenic Army 1821-1997
Not Stated,
ISBN: 9607897382
Hellenic Army General Staff Army History Directorate, Greece, 1999. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Minor edgewear and denting on boards and jackets. Slight tear in corner of board. Boards lightly soiled. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body clean and un-marked. Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Bumping to board corners. ISBN: 9607897382. ISBN/EAN: 9789607897381. Very Good Condition
Price: $70.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21929  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Hole In Our Lives Forever
Freemantle, D.M.
,  2011. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. . Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Binding tight. Edges very slightly spotted or marked. Very Good Condition
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 27657  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Medical Emergency: Major-General 'Ginger' Burston and the Army MEdical Service in World War II
Howie-Willis, Ian
Big Sky Publishing, Australia, 2012. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fine Condition/Fine. . Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. ISBN/EAN: 9781921941573. Fine Condition
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 31147  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Soldier with the Arabs
Bagot Glubb, Sir John
Hodder & Stoughton, UK, 1957. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. Binding exposed between early pages. Foxing to jacket. The personal story of Glubb Pasha Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body clean and un-marked. Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact, but spine slightly cocked. Dust Jacket worn at edges, small chips and tears, light soiling. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Edges moderately browned/foxed. Bumping to board corners. Very Good Condition
Price: $35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22219  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Sovereign In My Pocket / Un poilu des antipodes : The Story of Bombardier Archibald K. Greves MBE
Cutforth, Adam
l'Association France Nouvelle-Zelande, New Zealand, 2005. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. . French and English text. Size: Slim 8vo (8 to 9 inches). Text is in multiple languages. Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Minor marks and wear to book. ** LIGHT BOOK - Postage will be reduced by 25% after order is placed ** Very Good Condition
Price: $19.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 35112  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A State At War: The Official History of the Lord Mayor's Patriotic and War Fund of New South Wales, The Australian Comforts Fund, N.S.W. Division
Jackson, C.O. Badham
, Australia, 1947. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. . Spine board slightly faded. Page block edges very browned Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding good , not supertight. Slight foxing front/rear pages, most of text is clean. Minor edgewear to boards. Good Condition
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 32658  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A World Atlas of Military History: Volume One : to 1500
Banks, Arthur
ISBN: 085422078X
Seeley Service & Co, UK, 1979. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Dust Jacket slightly sun faded. Edges browned slightly. ISBN: 085422078X. ISBN/EAN: 9780854220786. Very Good Condition
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 33609  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Year on a Monitor and the Destruction of Fort Sumter
Hunter, Alvah F.
ISBN: 0872497615
University of South Carolina, USA, 1991. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. . Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Minor marks and wear to book. ISBN: 0872497615. ISBN/EAN: 9780872497610. Very Good Condition
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 35038  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Abandoned: Australians At Sandakan 1945
Wall, Don,
ISBN: 0731691695
D. Wall, Australia, 1990. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. First Edition. Inscribed by Author. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact, but spine slightly cocked. Dust Jacket worn at edges, small chips and tears, with some light soiling. Edges very slightly spotted or marked. Edgeworn Boards. Inscribed by Author. ISBN: 0731691695. ISBN/EAN: 9780731691692. ** LIGHT BOOK - Postage will be reduced by 25% after order is placed ** Good Condition
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21128  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Abandoned: Australians At Sandakan 1945
Wall, Don,
ISBN: 0731691695
D. Wall, Australia, 1990. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Binding tight. Light foxing/browning to front/rear pages, text pages clean. ISBN: 0731691695. ISBN/EAN: 9780731691692. ** LIGHT BOOK - Postage will be reduced by 25% after order is placed ** Very Good Condition
Price: $24.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 27605  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Abandoned: Australians At Sandakan 1945
Wall, Don,
ISBN: 0731691695
D. Wall, Australia, 1990. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact, but spine slightly cocked. Dust Jacket has minor closed tears plus other wear. Edgeworn Boards. ISBN: 0731691695. ISBN/EAN: 9780731691692. ** LIGHT BOOK - Postage will be reduced by 25% after order is placed ** Good Condition
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 25984  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Action Stations Overseas
Fairbairn, Sqn Ldr Tony,
ISBN: 1852603194
Patrick Stephens, UK, 1991. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Minor spotting to top page edge. JACKET: Light scrattling and edgewear. First Printing. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). ISBN: 1852603194. ISBN/EAN: 9781852603199. Very Good Condition
Price: $14.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 9092  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Action Stations!: Tribal Destroyers of the Royal Australian Navy
Nesdale, Iris
ISBN: 0949552011
HMAS Warramunga Veterans' Association, Australia, 1989. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fine Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Minor marks and edgewear to jacket. Slight mark to front free endpaper. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Lovely clean solidly bound copy. ISBN: 0949552011. ISBN/EAN: 9780949552013. Fine Condition
Price: $60.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23510  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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