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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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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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Aggression From the North: The Record of North Viet-Nam's Campaign to Conquer South Viet-Nam
Not Stated,
Department of State, USA, 1965. 
 Softcover (Saddle-stapled) Softcover (Saddle-stapled). Good Condition/. . Rubbing and soiling to covers. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. ** LIGHT BOOK - Postage will be reduced by 25% after order is placed ** Good Condition
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 31742  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Alpha Bravo Delta Guide to The Korean Conflict
Smith Jr., W. Thomas
ISBN: 1592572138
Alpha, USA, 2004. 
 Softcover Softcover. Fine Condition/. . Size: 8vo (8 to 9 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Edges very slightly spotted or marked. ISBN: 1592572138. ISBN/EAN: 9781592572137. ** LIGHT BOOK - Postage will be reduced by 25% after order is placed ** Fine Condition
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29763  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Blenheim: Battle for Europe: How two men stopped the French conquest of Europe
Spencer, Charles
ISBN: 0297846094
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, UK, 2004. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Fine. . Signed by Author. Minor marks and edgewear to jacket and boards. Edges soiled/stained and lightly browned/foxed. Third Printing. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Lovely clean solidly bound copy. Signed by Author. ISBN: 0297846094. ISBN/EAN: 9780297846093. Very Good Condition
Price: $28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 24401  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Blood Brothers
Vandiver, Frank E.
ISBN: 0890965234
Texas A & M University Press, USA, 1993. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . Second Printing. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Minor marks & wear to boards and jacket. ISBN: 0890965234. ISBN/EAN: 9780890965238. Very Good Condition
Price: $28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23745  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Boer War Memorabilia: The Collector's Gudie
Oosthuizen, Pieter
ISBN: 0946619190
The Alderman Press, UK, 1987. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Jacket lightly sun-faded to spine. Edges lightly soiled or stained. Minor marks & wear to boards and jacket. ISBN: 0946619190. ISBN/EAN: 9780946619191. Very Good Condition
Price: $50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 25909  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Breaker Morant : A Horseman Who Made History. With a selection of his ballads
Cutlack, F. M
Ure Smith, Australia, 1962. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. First Edition. With tipped in b&w plate of Morant Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Binding still very good. Light foxing to front/rear pages, text pages clean. Prior owner's book-plate laid in. Prominent brown marks from adhesive tape on front and rear endpapers. Good Condition
Price: $28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21032  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Bunker Hill : A City, A Siege, A Revolution
Philbrick, Nathaniel
Viking, USA, 2013. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. First Printing. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Minor marks & wear to boards and jacket. Very Good Condition
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 24351  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Churchill's First War : Young Winston at War With the Afghans
Coughlin, Con
Thomas Dunn, 6792, 2014. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fine Condition/Fine. . This is the first USA edition. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Fine Condition
Price: $14.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 17973  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Crisis on the Danube : Napoleon's Austrian Campaign of 1809
Arnold, James R.
ISBN: 1854090836
Arms and Armour, USA, 1990. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fine Condition/Fine. First Edition. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). ISBN: 1854090836. ISBN/EAN: 9781854090836. Fine Condition
Price: $35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20945  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Crossing the Buffalo: The Zulu War of 1879
Greaves, Adrian
ISBN: 0297847007
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, UK, 2005. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Fine. First Edition. Page block edges slightly browned and foxed. First Printing. 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: 0297847007. ISBN/EAN: 9780297847007. Very Good Condition
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 37208  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Dictionary of Battles and Sieges : A Guide to 8500 Battles from Antiquity to the Twenty-First Century
Jaques, Tony. Foreword by Dennis Showalter.,
The Miegunyah Press, Australia, 2007. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fine Condition/Fine. . Thin black satin ribbon bookmark attached. JACKET: Minor edgewear. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). .** HEAVY BOOK - Over 2 kgs. Postage will exceed $40 to Asia & North America. $60 plus to Europe. Please contact us first for a quote ** Fine Condition
Price: $40.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 16618  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Edgehill 1642: The Campaign and the Battle
Young, Peter
The Roundwood Press, UK, 1967. 
 Hardcover (Full Leather) Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. . Signed by Author. Minor wear and edgewear to boards. Dyed page block edges in very good condition. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Signed by Author. Very Good Condition
Price: $38.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 34293  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Flagship: The Cruiser HMAS Australia II and the Pacific War on Japan
Carlton, Mike
William Heinemann Ltd, Australia, 2016. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fine Condition/Fine. First Edition. First Printing. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Binding tight, spine fine. Edges browned slightly. ISBN/EAN: 9780857987778. Fine Condition
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29468  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Forge of Empires, 1861-1871: Three Revolutionary Statesmen and the World They Made
Beran, Michael Knox
ISBN: 074327069X
Simon & Schuster, USA, 2007. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . Small tears to spine board. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact, but spine is slightly cocked. Edges slightly browned/foxed. Minor marks & wear to boards and jacket. ISBN: 074327069X. ISBN/EAN: 9780743270694. Very Good Condition
Price: $14.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 25451  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Great Battles : Edgehill 1642: The Campaign and the Battle
Young, Peter
ISBN: 0900075341
The Windrush Press, UK, 1995. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. . Foxing to early/rear pages and page block edges, sporadic foxing within. Minor marks and wear to covers. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. ISBN: 0900075341. ISBN/EAN: 9780900075346. Very Good Condition
Price: $18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 37058  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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HMAS Bataan, 1952: An Australian Warship in the Korean War
Cooper, Anthony
University of New South Wales Press, Australia, 2010. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fine Condition/Very Good. . Minor marks and edgewear to jacket and boards. First Printing. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Edges very slightly spotted or marked. Fine Condition
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 24510  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Imperial Reckoning: The Untold Story of Britain's Gulag in Kenya
Elkins, Caroline
ISBN: 0805076530
Henry Holt, USA, 2005. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. . Soling and edgewear to jacket. Edgewear to the top of the page block. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body clean and un-marked. Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Moderate wear to jacket but still complete. Edges lightly soiled or stained. Bumping to board corners. ISBN: 0805076530. ISBN/EAN: 9780805076530. Good Condition
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21442  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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MacArthur's War: Korea and the Undoing of an American Hero
Weintraub, Stanley
ISBN: 0684834197
The Free Press, USA, 2000. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . Page block edges slightly foxed and stained. Minor edgewear to jacket and boards. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. ISBN: 0684834197. ISBN/EAN: 9780684834191. Very Good Condition
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 34020  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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More Sea Fights of the Great War : Including the Battle of Jutland
Wyllie R.A., W.L.; C. Owen & W.D. Kirkpatrick,
Cassell,  1919. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: W.L. Wyllie, R.A.. . Moderate browning and spotting to page edges and prelims; significant light-coloured staining to boards - most heavily to spine; tiny tears to bumped spine ends. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Illustrator: W.L. Wyllie, R.A.. Good Condition
Price: $34.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 12902  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Nam: The Vietnam Experience 1965-75
Page and John Pimlott, Tim
ISBN: 0600563111
Hamlyn Publishing, UK, 1990. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Fair. . Size: 4to (11 to 13 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding still very good. Dust Jacket has large closed tears and associated wear. Minor edgewear to boards. ISBN: 0600563111. ISBN/EAN: 9780600563112. .** HEAVY BOOK - Over 2 kgs. Postage will exceed $40 to Asia & North America. $60 plus to Europe. Please contact us first for a quote ** Good Condition
Price: $28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29780  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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NAPOLEON'S WARS. An International History, 1803-1815
Esdaile, Charles
Allen Lane, UK, 2007. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fine Condition/Fine. First Edition. First Printing. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Now protected in non-adhesive plastic wrap. ISBN/EAN: 9780713997156. Fine Condition
Price: $28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 38733  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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None So Blind: A Personal Account of the Intelligence Failure in Vietnam
W. Allen, George
ISBN: 1566633877
Ivan R. Dee, USA, 2001. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . Damage to top of page block. Slight soiling to endpapers. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body clean and un-marked. Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact, but spine slightly cocked. Edges lightly soiled or stained. Minor marks & wear to boards and jacket. Ex-Library with stickers & stamps but no pockets. Protected in clear wrap which has been taped to boards. ISBN: 1566633877. ISBN/EAN: 9781566633871. Very Good Condition
Price: $14.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 22976  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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One Day in a Long War: May 10, 1972, Air War, North Vietnam
Ethell and Alfred Price, Jeffrey
Guild Publishing, UK, 1990. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine slightly cocked. Edges browned slightly. Minor marks and wear to book and jacket. ISBN/EAN: 9781853670749. Very Good Condition
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 33462  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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One Great Hour : David Willis and the Boer War
Trevor McCaskill,
ISBN: 0646397141
Southwood Press Pty Ltd, Australia, 2000. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. Some damp crinkling to some pages Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Prior owner's name ink-stamped. ISBN: 0646397141. ISBN/EAN: 9780646397146. ** LIGHT BOOK - Postage will be reduced by 25% after order is placed ** Very Good Condition
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22588  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Pacific Payback: The Carrier Aviators who Avenge Pearl Harbour at the Battle of Midway
Moore, Stephen L.
NAL Caliber, USA, 2014. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fine Condition/Fine. . Minor marks and edgewear to jacket and boards. Cardboard slightly exposed at bottom of spine. Page edges very slightly spotted or marked. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Lovely clean solidly bound copy. Deckled edges (rough cut), clean. Fine Condition
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 24409  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Send It By Semaphore: The Old Telegraphs During the Wars with France
Mallinson, Howard
ISBN: 1861267347
The Crowood Press, UK, 2005. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fine Condition/Very Good. . Light edgewear and small tear to jacket. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Edges very slightly spotted or marked. ISBN: 1861267347. ISBN/EAN: 9781861267344. Fine Condition
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 33485  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Shadows on the Wall
Krasnoff, Stan
ISBN: 1865088870
Allen & Unwin, Australia, 2002. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. . Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact, but spine is faded/sunned. Prior owner's signature in ink. Minor marks and wear to book. ISBN: 1865088870. ISBN/EAN: 9781865088877. Very Good Condition
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 24828  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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