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1 American Civil War / Slavery Etc
London The London Illustrated News 1864 First Edition Original Print 
Lots of prints acutually removed from the London Illustrated News ( not Copies, restrikes or reprints) actual newspaper & looking stunning in black & white, drawn from life at the time by artists employed to draw the scenes as they unfolded before them, photography being in its infancy it was not yet used by news paper men, these mostly young artists, often went on to become very well known , Email for images. Prices start at 30 Euro up to 125 Euro These are very RARE . More subjects available including American city pictures, the fire of Chicargo , the Black slave trade , news pictures from Britain, Ireland , China , Japan etc. covering the years 1848 to 1880. 
Price: 27.00 EUR
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Germans in Their Military Habit an 18thc Engraved Print.
2 Germans in Their Military Habit an 18thc Engraved Print.
J&R Tonson 1753 36x25cm Original Print 
Rare 18thc engraved print of german mercenary troops fighting for the Roman army. mounted in an ivory mount board . Please see more prints on our growing websitevanessaparkerrarebooks.co 
Price: 67.50 EUR
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Germans in with Shields Made of Wicker or Bark, 18thc Print.
3 Germans in with Shields Made of Wicker or Bark, 18thc Print.
J&R Tonson 1753 36x250cm Original Print 
These rare eighteenth century engravings have been removed from a distressed first edition copy of the Commentaries of Caesar ... to which is prefixed a discource concerning the Roman Art of War by William Duncan published by J&R Tonson 1753 This is an extremily rare book as are these plates we have many others some of which are slowly coming on to our websitevanessaparkerrarebooks.com do email if interested in more info. 
Price: 85.50 EUR
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Germans with Their Hair Tyed in Knots and Clad in Skins , an 18th c Engraved Print.
4 Germans with Their Hair Tyed in Knots and Clad in Skins , an 18th c Engraved Print.
J&R Tonson 1753 36x25cm Original Print 
Another Rare engraved print from Duncans art of Roman war published in 1753, see more prints on our growing websitevanessaparkerrarebooks.com 
Price: 85.50 EUR
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5 Life`s Handicap
London Macmillan 1928 Reprint Hard Back Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
A very nice copy in the original fawn stiff paper dj an almost fine copy bond in red with gilt titles & elephant and swastica all very bright. 
Price: 27.00 EUR
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6 Poems from Italy, Verse Written By Members of the Eighth Army I Sicily and Italy July 1943- March 1944
London George Harrap 1945 First Edition Hard Back Fine Very Good Dj Edge Worn 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Dj just a little edgeworn and a 20mm piece missing from the top of the spine all looks very good in new removable protector. 
Price: 25.20 EUR
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The Attack of Two Bastions , the Breaches Being Made By the Miners.
7 The Attack of Two Bastions , the Breaches Being Made By the Miners.
Fleet Street London Laurie & Whittle 1794 First State 42x24cm Original Hand Coloured Prints 
Another rare print by Laurie & Whittle showing the taking of a town by bombardment & soldiers streaming in. This original print is in contemporary hand colouring , trimmed to the edges foxed, soiling, and staining are present but still very bright. See our website for more printsvanessaparkerrarebooks.com 
Price: 220.50 EUR
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8 A W Lawrence T E Lawrence By His Freinds
London Jonathan Cape 1954 J371. Autobiography, World War Two. Hard Back Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This is the new abridged version. Dj is a little darkened, and creased but looks good in new removable protector, 319pp. 
Price: 31.50 EUR
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An 18thc Print of a Place Given Up to Plunder., An 18thc Print of a Place Given Up to Plunder.
9 An 18thc Print of a Place Given Up to Plunder. An 18thc Print of a Place Given Up to Plunder.
Fleet Street London Laurie & Whittle 1794 First State 42x23.5 Original Hand Coloured Prints 
Another rare battle scene by Laurie & Whittle published in 1794 original hand colouring, trimmed to the margins, some foxing ,wear & a little fading but still very bright. mounted in an off white board. See more prints on our websitevanessaparkerrarebooks .com 
Price: 220.50 EUR
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10 Antine De saint-Exupery, Translated By Norah Purcell. Wartime Writings 1939-1944
San Diego Harcourt Brace and Co 1986 First Thus Hard Back As New As New 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Scarce in such fine condition. 
Price: 17.10 EUR
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The British Fleet in the Great War, Archibald Hurd
11 Archibald Hurd The British Fleet in the Great War
London Constable 1918 First Edition Hard Back Blue Cloth. Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
the front board has a faded mark 250 pages. 
Price: 20.70 EUR
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The Log of the Cutty Sark, Basil Lubbock
12 Basil Lubbock The Log of the Cutty Sark
Glasgow James Brown 1924 First Edition Hard Back Red Cloth Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Illustrations & Fold Out Signature & Inscription of Previous Owner
Scarce book on the Cutty Sark, some wonderful photographs of her & her crew from the 1880`s to the 1920`s. 420pp. 
Price: 99.00 EUR
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13 Brigadier General Sir James e Edmonds History of the Great Way, Based on Official Documents By Direction of the Historical Section of the Committee of the Imperial Defence , Military Operations , France and Belgium 1914
London Macmillan 1933 First Edition Hard Back Red Buckrum. Very Good 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Maps & Sketches Compiled By Major a f Beck 
Two scarce books on the first world war Vol 1 only 591 pages of text and maps with some notations and lining in pencil , Lacking vol two, but does have a boxed set third edition bound matching the book full of folding maps of the battles etc. A very useful set for military historians, all very clean and in very good tight condition. From the library of THE MACDERMOT Prince of Connaught , Coolavin , Co Sligo. 
Price: 229.50 EUR
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14 Bryan Cooper The Tenth (Irish) Division in Galliopli
Dublin Irish Academic Press 2003 Reprint Paper Back Very Good 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Map 
Now out of print history of the 10th Irish division and the terrible massacre of them. 155pp. 
Price: 20.70 EUR
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15 Cassell Cassell`s Illustrated Family Paper. Vol 1V, - New Series
Lugate Hill , London Cassell, Petter & Galpin, 1859 Vol 4 New Edition Brown Buckrum Very Good No Dj As called for 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Illustrated 
A very nice copy with profuse gilt titles and floral tooling down the spine gilt picture af a family gathered around the chair reading the paper with titles on the front board & blind tooling, endpapers with name of a previous owner, papers run from no 79 Saturday June 4 1859 to no 103 Saturday November 19th 1859. Includes large fold out map of Italy & fold out picture of the death of Nelson this has a six inch tear on the bottom left corner into the picture. Otherwise all ver good & handsome. 
Price: 108.00 EUR
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16 Cecil Woodham Smith The Reason Why
London Constable, the Book Society 1953 Hard Back Very Good Good 8V0 Illustrated 
A very interesting book on the Crimean war, dj a edge worn 291 pp. plus fold out map at the rear. 
Price: 22.50 EUR
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17 Clemence Dane. (Compiler.) The Nelson Touch. An Anthology of Lord Nelson`s Letters .
London William Heinemann 1942 Hard Back Blue Cloth Very Good Good in Protector 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Published the same year as the first edition this scarce book of Nelsons letters give an insight into the great admiral,. Page 113 has a closed tear or neat repair. book plate of a former owner, 285 pp. Dj is faded and a little stained. 
Price: 51.30 EUR
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18 Colonel T A St Quintin. Late 8th and Tenth Hussars. Chances of Sports of Sorts, in Five Continents
London William Blackwood 1912 First Edition Hard Back dk Blue Cloth Very Good No Dj 8vo - over 7 - 9" Tall Heavy. illustrated 
The tales and some light harted bragging of almost every thing possible to shoot catch spear and kill in great numbers very much a military man. book is in nice condition with 58 pates of either drawings or mostly photographs. 445pp. Book is heavy please email for shipping cost & do have alook at our websitevanessaparkerrarebooks.com for more books on hunting etc. 
Price: 85.50 EUR
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19 Commander Geoffrey l Lowis A.F.C. R.N. Fabulous Admirals and Some Navel Fragments. Being a Brief Account of Some of the Froth on Those Characters Who Enlivened the Royal Navy a Generation or Two Ago.
London Putnam 1959 Reprint Hard Back Very Good Very Good DJ in Protector 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Capt Jack Broome 
A learned and comical look at the ways of the Royal Navy `s commanders. 
Price: 33.30 EUR
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20 CORNWALLIS, Charles, First Marquis of Cornwallis , Edited By Charles Ross. Correspondence of Charles , First Marquis of Cornwallis
London John Murray 1859 First Edition Hard Back Brown Very Good 8vo Heavy 3 Vols Frontis of Cornwallis 
First edition 3 vols, 2 folding maps & a folding genealogical table original grained cloth with blind boarder decoration gilt titles to spine and gilt Cornwallis crest to front boards. A handsome set heavy at 4kg so will require extra postage please email for cost. Cornwallis ( 1738 - 1805) Commander of the British forces who surrendered at Yorktown Virginia 1781 ensuring a victory over the British in the American revolution, he was Govenor- General of India 1786-93 in 1798 appointed Lord Lieutenant & supreme army commander in Ireland & he successfully put down the rebellion there. This is an important work on the histories of America, India ,& Ireland Scarce. 
Price: 315.00 EUR
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