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Brothers of the Blade
by  Garry Douglas Kilworth  
Publisher Constable
Published Date 2004
ISBN 1841198218
First Edition   First Printing  
£9.99
Hardback in dustjacket. Fine/fine used condition.
After the final dreadful battle in the mud and cold of the Crimea, there could hardly be a greater contrast - 'Fancy Jack' Crossman, minus a hand, and newly promoted to Lieutenant, finds himself taking ship for the heat and excitement of India. He is to assist the East India Company Army in gathering intelligence at a time when there are ominous signs of restlessness amongst the native troops. Crossman lands at Bombay, expecting to make his way north to the Punjab region where he will be seconded to the irregular infantry force known as Coke's Rifles. Accompanying him is Sgt Farrier Jones, a military cartographer. Jones is a highly ......more
 
 
     
Attack on the Redan.
by  Garry Douglas Kilworth  
Publisher Constable
Published Date 2003
ISBN 1841194506
First Edition   First Printing  
£13.99
Hardback in dustjacket. Fine/fine used condition.
The year is 1855 and the port of Sebastopol is still being besieged by the allies but defended vigorously by the Russians. This is of no consequence to Jack Crossman and his hardy band of malcontents as they constantly breach the defences and enter the city to carry out some discreet British business. Russian sharpshooters mysteriously disappear as Crossman and his men strive to make a dent in Russian morale. But these foxhunts serve merely as a warmup to the British attack on the Redan, a fortification guarding Sebastopol. The British attack, when it does come, is ill planned and ill advised and ends in total disaster and Crossman ......more
 
 
     
An Act of Courage
by  Allan Mallinson  
Publisher Bantam Press
Published Date 1 March 2005
ISBN 0593053400
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£24.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Very fine/very fine new unread condition. Signed and dated 9/iii/05 by the author directly on the title page.
Synopsis
While Hervey - taken captive in the final pages of The Sabre's Edge - plans his escape from the Spanish, his memories turn to 1812, when as a young cornet he was part of Wellington's victorious army as it pushed its way north through Spain towards the Pyrenees. But first, the British had to storm the fortress where he is imprisoned now: Badajos - a fortress of huge strategic importance - where French resistance was at its most fierce and most bloody... ...more
 
 
     
A Close Run Thing
by  Allan Mallinson  
Publisher Bantam Press
Published Date 11 March 1999
ISBN 0593043731
First Edition   First Printing  
£235.00
Hardback book in dustjacket. Near fine/VG+ copy. Unclipped dustjacket - shows price of 15.99. Slight lean to book - no previous owner inscriptions. Pages clean and bright. Has a small (less than 1cm) closed tear to the front inside flap at the very top right hand corner of the dustjacket . Slight bumping to lower corners. Synopsis
Matthew Hervey is a young cornet in the Sixth Light Dragoons during the final days of the Napoleonic Wars. Soldier and gentleman, though lacking independent means and influence, Hervey finds himself faced with questions, both military and romantic, which will carve out his destiny. ...more
 
 
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