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1.   Aldington, Richard
Lawrence of Arabia: A Biographical Enquiry
 
Publisher: Chicago: Henry Regnery Co., 1955 1st Am. ed.
448pp. illus. blue cloth 8vo: near Very Good in a Good dj in poly cover [some light browning of endpp; couple of small spots top edge; else nrVG; dj = torn @ spine ends & corners; else G] The notorious debunking inquiry into the T. E. Lawrence (1888-1935) legend by the British poet and novelist Aldington (1892-1962).

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2.   Brook-Shepherd, Gordon
Between Two Flags: The Life of Baron Sir Rudolf von Slatin Pasha
 
Publisher: New York: Putnam's, 1973 1st Am. ed.
366pp. illus. blue cloth 8vo: Very Good in a near Very Good dj in Brodart poly cover [thin stain speck top edge; some are darkening of top & fore edges; else a nice clean, complete & tight copy; dj = chipped @ spine ends & corners; else nrVG] The Viennese Rudolf Slatin (1857-1932), Victorian era soldier of fortune, was a key lieutenant of British General Charles “Chinese” Gordon in the Sudan at age 24 and went on to become Inspector General of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan for 14 years, where he was known as “Slatin Pasha.” Although an ennobled Austrian subject in a time of increasing Anglo-Austrian enmity, he became a social lion in Edwardian England.

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Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 1938.
    
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3.   Coulter, E. Merton
William Montague Browne: Versatile Anglo-Irish American 1823-1883
 
Publisher: Athens: UGa Press, 1967 1st ed.
328pp. illus. brown cloth sm 4to: ex lib. copy; white Dewey no. on spine but no other lib. markings of any kind; small fore edge spot; else a nice crisp copy. A life of the Confederate general who became a professor at the University of Georgia after the Civil War.

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Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 16275.
    
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4.   Hatch, Alden
General Ike: A Biography of Dwight D. Eisenhower
 
Publisher: Chicago: Consolidated Book Publishers/People's Book Club Edition, 1944 book club ed.
258pp. illus. grey cloth 8vo: Good in a tattered dj [couple of paper clip ghosts; front hinge is cracked but firm; else a clean and complete copy] A very early biography of General Eisenhower (1890-1969) published during World War II. A special new & enlarged edition published for the Peoples Book Club of Chicago.

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Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 2287.
    
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5.   Hibbert, Christopher
The Destruction of Lord Raglan: A Tragedy of the Crimean War 1854-55
 
Publisher: Boston: Little, Brown, 1961 1st Am. ed.
338pp. illus. black cloth sm 4to: Very Good+ in a generally Good dj w/some loss @ spine tail] A nice copy of this military biography of the English Field Marshal FitzRoy James Henry Somerset (1788-1855), 1st Baron Raglan, whose career ended badly in the Crimea. Lord Birkenhead observed that the author “has given us a work as gripping and terrible as the chapters on Borodino in ‘War and Peace.’” Harold Nicolson called this book “among the best war books that I have read.” Hibbert (1924-2008) wrote about war from the vantage of both historian and World War II infantry officer himself. Winner of the Heinemann Award for Literature.

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Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 5345.
    
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6.   Kennett, Lee
Sherman: A Soldier's Life
 
Publisher: New York: HarperCollins Perennial, 2002 1st ed. thus.
426pp. illus. paperback 8vo: Very Good [text is age browned; else a clean, complete & tight copy] A scholarly biography of Union General William Tecumseh Sherman (1820-91).

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7.   Maurice, Maj.-Gen. Sir Frederick
Robert E. Lee The Soldier
 
Publisher: New York: Bonanza, 1st ed. thus of reissue of c1925 ed.
313pp. portrait. maps. red cloth tall 8vo: Good in a near Very Good dj [text is completely age browned; else G] An "appreciation" of the generalship of Confederate General Lee by the British General Maurice (1871-1951).

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8.   Rodman, Hugh
Yarns of a Kentucky Admiral
 
Publisher: Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1928 1st ed.
320pp. illus. olive cloth 8vo: about Good/no dj [front hinge is cracked but holding; an illustration or two are loose but laid in; else a clean and complete copy] Rodman (1859-1940) was a notable American admiral in his day.

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Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 20194.
    
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9.   Thomas, Donald
Cardigan: A Life of Lord Cardigan of Balaclava
 
Publisher: New York: Viking, 1975 1st ed.
369pp. illus. hardback tall 8vo: near Fine in a near Fine dj [touch of age fading along top edges; else nrF; dj = lightly nicked @ spine head and a couple of corners; else nrF]

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Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 2974.
    
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10.   Warner, Philip
Kitchener: The Man Behind the Legend
 
Publisher: New York: Atheneum, 1986 1st Am. ed.
247pp. illus. hardback tall 8vo: Very Good+ in a near Fine dj [a top corner bump; else VG+; dj = bit of age browning; else nrF] A popular biography of the British general Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener (1850-1916), “Conquer of of the Sudan.”

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Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 3041.
    
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11.   Whiting, Charles
Patton (Ballantine’s Illustrated History of World War II War Leader Book No. 1)
 
Publisher: New York: Ballantine, 1970 2nd ptg.
160pp. paperback 8vo: Good+ [some spine creases; else G+]

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Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 3816.
    
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12.   Young, Desmond
Rommel the Desert Fox
 
Publisher: New York: Berkley Medallion Books, 1964 reprint.
250pp. + ads. paperback: Good+ [ink name; text is age browned; else a nice clean, complete & tight copy] A military biography of German General Erwin Rommel (1891-1944), originally published in 1950.

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Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 16600.
    
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