Category: - WAR IN RUSSIA


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By: Carell Paul

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Harrap - London, 1964

Edition: First Edition

Clean, cream pages No inscription. One plate missing. Small brown markings on fly. Pale foxing on compressed page edge. Sturdy volume. Clean red boards with very slight fading on spine. Very thin indentation marks on front cover. Tight binding. Nice copy. "The story of the German Defeat in the East". Translated from the German by Ewald Osers. View more info

THE BOLSHEVIK REVOLUTION A Social History of the Russian Revolution

By: Ferro Marc

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Routeledge & Kegan Paul, 1985

Edition: 1st Soft Cover Edition

The author covers the outbreak and course of the October revolution in a well researched and presented text. View more info

Clarice Cliff The Bizarre Affair

By: Griffin, Leonard; Meisel, Louis K. And Susan

Price: $28.00

Publisher: UK, Thames & Hudson, 1989

Clarice Cliff The Bizarre Affair - This book provided us with the first sharp definitions of Clarice Cliff and the art era in which she flourished. Leonard Griffin gives the reader an excellent short biography of Cliff but more than that, he explains the Bizarre Affair, the forward-looking brilliant artwork of this young English artist. Being a large format book it'll be shipped/carded in a 3kg satchel. Outer corners thumbed/bumped 80pp View more info

AN INFANTRYMAN IN STALINGRAD From 24 September 1942 to 2 February 1943

By: Holl Adelbert

Price: $130.00

Publisher: Leaping Horseman Books, Australia, 2005

Edition: 1st English

The author was a 23 year old infantry Leutnant when he rejoined his unit in Stalingrad after recovering from wounds he suffered in April 1942. This book records his experiences as a junior infantry commander in 94 Infanterie-Division during the Stalingrad battle. It is sombre, factual, without pathos as written by a front line soldier. The text is supplemented with excerpts from official war diaries, 25 photos, 24 maps, 19 aerial photos and 40 supporting documents. View more info

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Russia at War 1941-45

By: Karpov, Vladimir

Price: $28.00

Publisher: UK, Stanley Paul, 1987

256 crisp pp, 1.5 kilo to post, masses of photos. Fault? upper right corner creased. About the author > Karpov was born in Orenburg, he graduated from the Tashkent Military academy in 1941 when he was also middleweight boxing champion of Uzbekistan. He was repressed in 1941 and transferred to a punishment battalion on the Kalinin Front in 1942. He was rehabilitated due to bravery in the face of the enemy in 1943 and promoted to lieutenant. He was awarded the Hero of the ... View more info

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Red Partisan: The Memoirs of a Soviet Resistance Fighter on the Eastern Front

By: Nikolai I. Obryn'ba

Price: $24.00

Publisher: UK, Pen & Sword, 2006

228 crisp pp, 700g packed for post. The author of this excellent book was a very ordinary individual who was just setting out on his career when the Germans invaded Russia in 1941. As a result, he immediately volunteered for service in the Red Army, however when the enemy advanced, it was not long before he was taken prisoner. In this volume , he tells of the brutality of the invader and recalls horrors and atrocious conditions in their prison camps and his subsequent st... View more info

THE CRIMEAN WAR The Truth Behind the Myth

By: Ponting Clive

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus London, 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

In this text, published to coincide with the 150th anniversary of the declaration of hosiilities in March 1854 Clive Ponting sorts the myths from the reality and tells the true story of the heroism of the ordinary soldiers, often through eye-witness acccounts of the men who fought and those who survived the terrible winter of 1854-55. View more info

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Ask the Experts 72 Equine Problems Solved

By: Rob Pilsworth, Jane Van Lennep, Richard Chamberlain, Sara Wyche, Natalie Waran, Fliss Gillott

Price: $20.00

Publisher: UK, DJ Murphy, 2002

131pp of equine mystery unravelled - less than 500g for post - rear cover ino says > Having problems with riding in a straight line? Worried about your horse's behaviour in the stable or thinking of taking a holistic approach to a conventional problem? Perhaps you have a veterinary question you need answering, or are wondering whether you should take a legal dispute with your livery yard any further? Equine problems answered in this book include those on riding, horse be... View more info

The Great Patriotic War An illustrated history of total war: the Soviet Union and Germany 1941 - 1945

By: Tsouras, Peter G

Price: $24.00

Publisher: UK, BCA, 1992

255pp & heading towards 1.5 kg packed to post. An illustrated history of total war: the Soviet Union and Germany 1941 - 1945 review/synopsis > The German invasion in 1941 led to a series of staggering defeats for the Russians. In the first five months of fighting, the Soviets lost about four million men, amounting to 80 per cent of the total strength of the ground forces at the time of the outbreak of the war. Yet the Red Army managed to hold on. The Soviets had been s... View more info

The Cossacks

By: Ure, John

Price: $46.00

Publisher: UK, Constable and Company, 1999

256 crisp pp, 2 illustrated sections, (pics & maps) 800g packed to post. The word "Cossack" conjures up different images to different people. To some, these ruthless riders from the steppes of Asia are the romantic embodiment of dash and daring; to others, they are horsemen from hell - alternately rebels against the Romanovs and vicious instruments of Tsarist repression. Ure examines of the Cossacks from the time of Ivan the Terrible, factional revolt of the Volg... View more info

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The Generous Garden: A Second Anthology of Garden Writing from "Hortus"

By: Wheeler, David (ed)

Price: $34.00

Publisher: UK, Alan Sutton Publishing, 1991

An anthology from the second year of Hortus, the privately published periodical founded by the gardening writer. This is the sequel to 'By Pen and by Spade,' & is a further selection of stylish and informed anecdotes about gardens, gardening and gardeners. Illustrated in mono with photos and drawings throughout text. David Wheeler (founder and editor of Hortus: A Gardening Journal) won the Veitch Memorial Medal' is a prestigious international prize issued annually by th... View more info

STALINGRAD Memories and Reassessments

By: Wieder Joachim and Einsidel Heinrich Graf Von

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Arms and Armour Press London, 1995

Edition: 1st Thus

A unique perspective of the Eastern Front from a veteran of Stalingrad. View more info

Stalingrad: Memories and Reassessments

By: Wieder, Joachim and von Einsiedel, Heinrich Graf. Translated by Helmut Bogler

Price: $25.00

Publisher: UK, Arms and Armour Press, 1993

320pp, 700g packed to post - faults? dj has a sunned L shape, book o/w in great order. Stalingrad: Memories and Reassessments >>> Hitler's greatest blunder, many experts agree, was his attempt to conquer Stalingrad and deny Russia the Volga River as a trade route. The most famous analysis of these ill-fated events, translated into English for the first time, features new revisions. Much more than a routine account of battle, here is a stunning review of the motivations, ... View more info