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Image for On Service. Tasmanian Branch R.S.S.A.I.L.A. Official Journal. Vol. I, no 6.

On Service. Tasmanian Branch R.S.S.A.I.L.A. Official Journal. Vol. I, no 6.

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: [Hobart], R.S.S.A.I.L.A. (Tasmanian Branch): September,1944

Seller ID: 34491


185x122mm. 48pp. Stapled in wrappers, as issued. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Golden Jubilee of the 40th Battalion, A.I.F. 1916-1966. The Tasmanian Battalion. At Launceston, Tasmania:  Friday, November 25th;  Saturday, November 26th;  Sunday, November 27th.   Souvenir Book.  [and Golden Jubilee Song Book - see description below]

Golden Jubilee of the 40th Battalion, A.I.F. 1916-1966. The Tasmanian Battalion. At Launceston, Tasmania: Friday, November 25th; Saturday, November 26th; Sunday, November 27th. Souvenir Book. [and Golden Jubilee Song Book - see description below]

By: 40th Battalion:

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Launceston, 40th Battalion Association: 1966

Seller ID: 11255


[12]pp. Stapled in wrappers. Includes itineraries for the weekend, historical and statistical summaries of the Battalion's service record, messages of support, advertisements etc. WITH: '40th Battalion Golden Jubilee Song Book. Songs - Choruses - Verses for all convivial gatherings, re-unions and social occasions.' Arranged by E.D. Pinkard, Launceston. 12pp. Stapled in wrappers. Both booklets in fine condition, although the staples have some signs of beginning t... View more info

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British Gallantry Awards.

By: ABBOTT, P.E. & J.M.A. Tamplin.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Guinness Superlatives: 1971

Seller ID: 33481


Small 4to. 360pp, coloured frontis, 3 coloured plates (2 double-page), coloured medal ribbon chart, b&w illustrations. Black cloth with dustwrapper (light horizontal old tape stain on the inside, now in protective sleeve). A very good clean copy. . View more info

Image for Recipients of the Distinguished Conduct Medal 1855-1909 : being a list, with other details, of all those who received the medal before the outbreak of the First World War.

Recipients of the Distinguished Conduct Medal 1855-1909 : being a list, with other details, of all those who received the medal before the outbreak of the First World War.

By: ABBOTT, P.E. (compiled by).

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, J.B. Hayward & Son: 1975

Seller ID: 33478


4to. xxiv, 88pp, 5 black & white photographs. Quarter bound in contrasting cloth, lettered in gilt on upper board and spine, clear acetate dustwrapper (some short tears on extremities, old tape repairs at corners; light rubbing). A scatter of tiny spots on endpapers, otherwise a very good clean copy. ISBN 0903754096 View more info

THE ALEXANDER MEMOIRS 1940 - 1945.

By: ALEXANDER of Tunis, Field-Marshal Earl.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1962

Seller ID: 16847


Edited by John North. 210pp, b&w photographs, maps. Original cloth (flecked) with dustwrapper (silverfished). Small (grass?) stain on lower corners. Interior clean and crisp. Very good to good. View more info

D-Day June 6, 1944 : the climactic battle of World War II.

By: AMBROSE, Stephen E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Touchstone/Simon and Schuster: 1995

Seller ID: 26371


Octavo. 655pp, illustrated in black and white. Index. Soft covers. Very good. View more info

Image for Australian War Memorial : treasures from a century of collecting.

Australian War Memorial : treasures from a century of collecting.

By: ANDERSON, Nola.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Canberra, Australian War Memorial / Murdoch Books: 2012

Seller ID: 33898


4to. 612pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good to fine clean copy. Owner's initals on title-page. ISBN 1742660126 View more info

Image for The Army in Australia 1840-50: prelude to the golden years.

The Army in Australia 1840-50: prelude to the golden years.

By: AUSTIN, M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Canberra, AGPS (for Department of Defence): 1979

Seller ID: 21031


Small 4to. xii, 290pp, 8 colour and 4 b&w plates. Cloth with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0642036306 View more info

Sinister Twilight. The Fall and Rise Again of Singapore.

By: BARBER, Noel.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London/Sydney, Collins: 1968

Seller ID: 30625


319pp, frontispiece map, map endpapers. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Very good. View more info

The Great War.

By: BARNETT, Correlli.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Books for Pleasure: 1979

Seller ID: 26887


Quarto. 192pp, frontispiece, profusely illustrated in colour and black and white, maps, pictorial endpapers. Bibliography and Index. Original cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine slightly faded). Very good. ISBN 0729602087 View more info

With the Australians in Korea.

By: BARTLETT, Norman (ed).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Canberra, Australian War Memorial: 1960

Seller ID: 15294


Third edition. Small 4to. 294pp, colour frontispiece illustration, black & white photographs, maps. Cloth (a few small flecks, minor rubbing on extremities). Edges yellowed, interior clean and fresh. Owner's name on front free endpaper. A good clean copy. View more info

Lambert Simnel and the Battle of Stoke.

By: BENNETT, Michael.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Gloucester, Alan Sutton: 1993

Seller ID: 29755


Reprint, with corrections. Large 8vo. 158pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0750903775 View more info

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The Battle of Bosworth.

By: BENNETT, Michael.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Gloucester, Alan Sutton: 1985

Seller ID: 9734


196pp, well illustrated in b/w, maps. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Top corners of the boards a little bumped, otherwise a very good clean copy. ISBN 086299053X View more info

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Allies at War.

By: BERTHON, Simon.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Harper Collins: 2001

Seller ID: 31531


xiii, 345pp, black and white photographs, one colour. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Fine. ISBN 0007116225 ***The book of the TV series. View more info

The Retreat from Moscow : the memoirs of Sergeant Bourgogne 1812-1813.

By: BOURGOGNE, Sergeant.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1985

Seller ID: 19934


Translated by J.W. Fortescue. Introduction by Vincent Cronin. 262pp, b&w illustrations, endpaper maps. Pictorial cloth, with the slipcase (some light marks). A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Cassell's Battlefields of Britain and Ireland.

Cassell's Battlefields of Britain and Ireland.

By: BROOKS, Richard.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2005

Seller ID: 32946


Small 4to. 724pp, illustrated with maps/plans. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0304363332 ***A comprehensive survey of military actions fought on British and Irish soil, from the Romans (55BC) to the Battle of Britain (1940). View more info

Image for Napoleon's Campaigns in Italy 1796-1797 and 1800.

Napoleon's Campaigns in Italy 1796-1797 and 1800.

By: BURTON, Brigadier-General R.G.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1931

Seller ID: 34485


(Special Campaign Series no 15.) Small 8vo. x, 142pp, four folding maps in rear pocket, 2 maps in text. Original light brown cloth, lettered in red. Some foxing on the edges and first few leaves, otherwise a very good clean copy. Bookplate of Lt. General Sir Charles Gairdner (later Governor of WA 1951-63 and Tasmania 1963-68) on front paste-down; and the (contemporay) inscription 'Charles Gairdner 10th Royal Hussars'; as well as this owner's annotations ('points to note'... View more info

Cadogan's Crimea.

By: CALTHORPE, Somerset J. Gough, Lt, Col.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton/Editor Books: 1979

Seller ID: 27067


Illustrated by General the Hon. Sir George Cadogan K.C.B. Abridged and illustrated edition. 288pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Index. Original cloth-textured papered boards (top corners bumped), with dustwrapper (a few marks on back edge of spine, shallow crease on back cover, lower front corner a little rubbed). Head and outer margins a little yellowed. Very good. ISBN 0241102324 View more info

Korea. The Commonwealth at War.

By: CAREW, Tim.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1967

Seller ID: 30631


First edition. xii, 307pp, black & white photographs, maps. Cloth (slight bumps at head of spine and on lower edges of top board) with dustwrapper (price clipped, a little rubbing). Very good. View more info

Image for Voices of War : stories from the Australians at War film archive.

Voices of War : stories from the Australians at War film archive.

By: CAULFIELD, Michael (edited by).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Hodder: 2006

Seller ID: 30407


xvi, 541pp, black & white photographs. Cloth-textured papered boards. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0733620507 View more info

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The Thirty-Niners.

By: CHARLTON, Peter.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Macmillan: 1981

Seller ID: 33821


280pp, illustrations, maps. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine sunned and rubbed at the head, now in protective sleeve). A good to very good clean copy. ISBN 0333337808 *** The story of those Australians who enlisted for overseas service in the first few months of World War Two. View more info

In the Ranks of the C.I.V.: a narrative and diary of personal experiences with the C.I.V. Battery (Honarary Artillery Company) in South Africa.

By: CHILDERS, Erskine.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co: 1900

Seller ID: 26223


(Macmillan's Colonial Library). Octavo. 301pp, tissue-protected frontispiece, 6pp publisher's advertisements, 8pp series lists. Original cloth decorated in blind and gilt (a few stains on boards, corners and head and tail of spine showing light wear). Front free endpaper missing, top right corner of pages stained by liquid but no adhesion, a few spots scatterered throughout, otherwise good. ***The well-known Hobart lawyer and book collector Henry Allport's copy, with his... View more info

Image for Nagasaki : the massacre of the innocent and unknowing.

Nagasaki : the massacre of the innocent and unknowing.

By: COLLIE, Grace.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Allen & Unwin: 2011

Seller ID: 34797


338pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A very good+ clean copy. ISBN 1742372899 View more info

Image for The Lionheart : a life of Lieutenant-General Sir Talbot Hobbs.

The Lionheart : a life of Lieutenant-General Sir Talbot Hobbs.

By: COOMBES, David.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Loftus, NSW, Australian Military History Publications: 2007

Seller ID: 24828


Published in association with the Australian Army History Unit. Large 8vo. 342pp, illustrated. Cloth with dustwrapper (spine a trifle sunned). A very good to fine clean copy. ***Inscribed by the author. ISBN 0980379628 *** An Australian commander in World War One. View more info

Image for The Diggers : makers of the Australian military tradition. Lives from the Australian Dictionary of Biography, selected and condensed...

The Diggers : makers of the Australian military tradition. Lives from the Australian Dictionary of Biography, selected and condensed...

By: COULTHARD-CLARK, Chris.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, MUP: 1993

Seller ID: 32743


Small 4to. 370pp, illustrated. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (extremities rubbed, spotting on the inside. A few small stains on the edges, otherwise a good to very good clean copy. ISBN 0522844707 View more info

Image for The RAAF in Vietnam : Australian air involvement in the Vietnam War 1962-1975.

The RAAF in Vietnam : Australian air involvement in the Vietnam War 1962-1975.

By: COULTHARD-CLARK, Chris.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Sydney, Allen & Unwin/Australian War Memorial: 1995

Seller ID: 33223


(The Official History of Australia's Involvement in Southeast Asian Conflicts 1948-1975.) 4to. xxi, 412pp, 3pp publisher's advertisements, black & white photographs, maps, diagram. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (a little rubbing and small chip at head of spine). Three small areas of ink underlining in the Preface, otherwise a very good+ clean copy. ISBN 1863733051 View more info

Image for The War Chronicles : from flintlocks to machine guns. A global reference of all the major modern conflicts.

The War Chronicles : from flintlocks to machine guns. A global reference of all the major modern conflicts.

By: CUMMINS, Joseph.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Crows Nest, NSW, Allen & Unwin: 2009

Seller ID: 32631


Thick square 4to. 431pp, well illustrated in colour and black &white. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Fine. ISBN 1742370314 View more info

Image for Alchemist of War : the life of Basil Liddell Hart.

Alchemist of War : the life of Basil Liddell Hart.

By: DANCHEV, Alex.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1998

Seller ID: 32953


xiv, 369pp, black & white photographs and illustrations. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0297816217 View more info

South-West Pacific Area, First Year: Kokoda to Wau. Australia in the War of 1939-1945 : Series 1 (Army): Volume V.

By: DEXTER, David.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Canberra, Australian War Memorial: 1959

Seller ID: 33801


656pp, illustrations, maps. Red cloth (no dustwrapper); a little rubbing to head and tail of spine. Slight yellowing of edges, otherwise a good to very good clean copy. Owner's name. View more info

World War I. An illustrated history.

By: EVERETT, Susanne.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sydney, Colporteur: 1980

Seller ID: 26799


Folio. 256pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Very good. ISBN 0863990061 View more info

Image for Tobruk.

Tobruk.

By: FITZSIMONS, Peter.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, Harper Collins: 2006

Seller ID: 32686


First edition/issue. 8vo. xxiv, 580pp, b&w photographs, maps. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Edges yellowed, otherwise a very good clean copy. ISBN 0732276454 View more info

Image for Kokoda.

Kokoda.

By: FITZSIMONS, Peter.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Hachette Australia: 2008

Seller ID: 32883


Illustrated edition, with over 100 photos. Umpteenth reprint. 480pp, illustrated in b&w, index. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 073362314X View more info

Image for Archie's Letter : an Anzac Day story.

Archie's Letter : an Anzac Day story.

By: FLANAGAN, Martin.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Melbourne, One Day Hill: 2011

Seller ID: 35589


Illustrated by Ainsley Walters. Square 8vo. 38pp, illustrated in colour and b&w photographs. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0980794870 *** The author's father - Archie Flanagan - was a WW2 POW who was sent to work on the Burma Railway. View more info

Blood, Sweat and Tears. Australia's WWII remembered by the men and women who lived it.

By: GEDDES, Margaret.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Camberwell, Victoria, Viking/Penguin Books: 2004

Seller ID: 30665


viii, 504pp, black & white photographs. Cloth-textured papered boards (narrow areas of fading on head and tail edges) with dustwrapper. Edges yellowed, otherwise a very good copy. ISBN 0670040894 ***The first -hand accounts of more than 75 Australians. View more info

Image for We Had Some Bother : tales from the infantry.

We Had Some Bother : tales from the infantry.

By: GILLAN, Hugh (ed).

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Sydney, Hale & Iremonger for the 2 / 3 Battalion Association: 1985

Seller ID: 33820


212pp, b&w line illustrations. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine sunned). Edges a little yellowed, otherwise a very good clean copy. Gift inscription. ISBN 0959554017 *** 'Not a book about war'; rather tales from the war portraying 'the spirit of comradeship which developed among men who served together'. View more info

Image for We Had Some Bother : tales from the infantry.

We Had Some Bother : tales from the infantry.

By: GILLAN, Hugh (ed).

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Sydney, Hale & Iremonger for the 2 / 3 Battalion Association: 1985

Seller ID: 33907


212pp, b&w line illustrations. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (spine slightly sunned). A fine clean copy. ISBN 0959554017 *** 'Not a book about war'; rather tales from the war portraying 'the spirit of comradeship which developed among men who served together'. View more info

Image for An Assemblage of Indian Army Soldiers & Uniforms from the original paintings by the late Chater Paul Chater.

An Assemblage of Indian Army Soldiers & Uniforms from the original paintings by the late Chater Paul Chater.

By: GLOVER, Michael (written and edited by).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Perpetua Press: 1973

Seller ID: 31486


Foreword by Antony Brett-James. xxii, 34pp text, 41 coloured plates with explanatory paragraphs on facing pages, glossary at rear (xxiii-xxvii), colour illustration on verso rear free endpaper. Tan cloth (tiny bump on front head corner) with dustwrapper (minor rubbing at head and tail of spine). Top corner pp 95-96 creased. Two owner's names on front free endpaper. A very good copy. ISBN 0903070049 View more info

Image for British Battles and Medals : fourth edition.

British Battles and Medals : fourth edition.

By: GORDON, Major L.L. : revised by Edward C. Joslin.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Spink & Son: 1971

Seller ID: 33480


Fourth edition, revised. Foreword by David F. Spink. 440pp, coloured frontis, folding coloured medal ribbon chart, b&w illustrations. Green cloth with dustwrapper. The cloth and the inside of the wrapper have a horizontal tape stain from an old covering, the wrapper now in a new protective sleeve; the edges slightly soiled, otherwise a very good clean copy. Owner's small name label on front paste-down. . View more info

History of the SS.

By: GRABER, G.S.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1978

Seller ID: 19040


244pp, b&w photographs. Original cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Very good. ISBN 0709169175 View more info

Image for Of Storms and Rainbows: the story of the men of the 2/12th Battalion A.I.F.   Volume One: October 1939 - March 1942.   Volume Two: March 1942 - January 1946.

Of Storms and Rainbows: the story of the men of the 2/12th Battalion A.I.F. Volume One: October 1939 - March 1942. Volume Two: March 1942 - January 1946.

By: GRAEME-EVANS, A.L.

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Hobart, 2/12th Battalion Assoc.: 1989& 1991

Seller ID: 4660


Two volumes. 4to. 258 & 474pp, well illustrated. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrappers. A very good to fine clean set. An 8pp addendum [erratum] to membership list is loosely inserted in the first volume; along with a copy of a 1991 letter from Brigadier Sir Fred Chilton congratulating the publication on the book. ISBN 0646039814 ***The 2/12th was predominantly comprised of men from Tasmania and North Queensland. It saw action at (amongst other places) Milne B... View more info

Image for Of Storms and Rainbows : the story of the men of the 2/12th Battalion A.I.F. [1] October 1939 - March 1942. [2] March 1942 - January 1946.

Of Storms and Rainbows : the story of the men of the 2/12th Battalion A.I.F. [1] October 1939 - March 1942. [2] March 1942 - January 1946.

By: GRAEME-EVANS, A.L.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Hobart, 2/12th Battalion Assoc.: 1989& 1991

Seller ID: 33520


Two volumes. 4to. 258 & 474pp, well illustrated, Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrappers. A very good clean set. ISBN 0646039814 ***The 2/12th was predominantly comprised of men from Tasmania and North Queensland. It saw action at (amongst other places) Milne Bay in Papua New Guinea and at Tobruk. NOTE: In Volume One a production error resulted in the names from the midway through 'G' to midway through 'P' being deleted. There was an insert printed to rectify the... View more info

Image for Tobruk 1941 : the desert siege.

Tobruk 1941 : the desert siege.

By: HALL, Timothy.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Methuen: 1984

Seller ID: 10315


224pp, b&w photographs, maps. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0454006675 View more info

World War I. A Photographic History.

By: HAMILTON, R.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Bath, UK, Parragon: 2008

Seller ID: 30628


Photographs by the Daily Mail. Large 4to. 256pp, profusely illustrated with black & white photographs. Pictorial papered boards with dustwrapper. Very good. ISBN 1405456167 View more info

Flashback. Echoes from a Hard War.

By: HARAN, Peter and Robert Kearney.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, New Holland: 2003

Seller ID: 30173


237pp, [3] publisher's advertisements, black & white photographs, map. Soft covers (a little rubbing). Good to very good. ISBN 1741100003 View more info

Image for Doomed Battalion : mateship and leadership in war and captivity. The Australian 2/40 Battalion 1940-45.

Doomed Battalion : mateship and leadership in war and captivity. The Australian 2/40 Battalion 1940-45.

By: HENNING, Peter.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Bookpod: 2014

Seller ID: 33152


New edition, substantially revised and enlarged. 8vo. 556pp, well illustrated. Case-bound in black cloth, with dustwrapper. Fine (new). ISBN 0987603221 View more info

Image for The Dragon Wakes : China and the West 1793-1911.

The Dragon Wakes : China and the West 1793-1911.

By: HIBBERT, Christopher.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1970

Seller ID: 34674


428pp, illustrated. Cloth with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Japan's War : the great Pacific conflict 1853-1952.

Japan's War : the great Pacific conflict 1853-1952.

By: HOYT, Edwin P.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1987

Seller ID: 35102


514pp, illustrations, map. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0091681308 ***A major revisionist history; tracing the Pacific War back to its 19th century roots. View more info

Image for Reminiscences of the Crimean Campaign with the 55th Regiment.

Reminiscences of the Crimean Campaign with the 55th Regiment.

By: HUME, John R., Major-General late 55th Regiment

Price: $135.00

Publisher: London, Unwin Brothers: 1894

Seller ID: 34488


Small 8vo. xii, 190pp, frontis portrait and 27 plates (3 folding, one of these a plan of the Inkerman battlefield). Publisher's full black calf, gilt rules and spine titles, raised bands, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Some foxing early and with some of the plates, contemporary owner's name writ large in blue pencil on title page, the boards a trifle bowed, otherwise in very good condition. Bookplate of Lt. General Sir Charles Gairdner (later Governor of WA 1951-63 ... View more info

Image for Canada's Black Watch : the first hundred years 1862-1962.

Canada's Black Watch : the first hundred years 1862-1962.

By: HUTCHISON, Collonel Paul P.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Montreal, The Regiment: 1962

Seller ID: 34471


8vo. 340pp, colour frontis, b&w plates, endpaper maps. Cloth with dustwrapper (edges and rear panel suffed, now in protective sleeve). A very good clean copy. in a good-only wrapper. ***Bookplate of Sir Charles Gairdner (Governor of WA 1951-63 and Tasmania 1963-68) on front paste-down, and a lengthy inscription from the author to him 'to remind him of Canadian tenants of his home in Peppermint Grove while he was Governor of Tasmania'. View more info

Dunkirk: The British Evacuation, 1940.

By: JACKSON, Robert.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Rigel: 2004

Seller ID: 26382


206pp, 8 maps. Index. Pictorial papered boards with dustwrapper. Very good. View more info