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The Army of Alexander the Great

By: Sekunda, Nicholas & Angus McBride (illustrator)

Price: $13.95

Publisher: London, Osprey Publishing: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18717


Card covers have very light shelf wear present.; A bright, solid book.; Men at Arms Series #148; B&W and Colour Illustrations; 9.61 X 7.09 X 0.16 inches; 40 pages; "When Philip II ascended the throne in 359 BC, Macedonia was in danger of being engulfed by wild barbarian tribes to the north and wily Greek cities to the south. Philip had to expand the power of the throne or be swallowed up: the creation of a powerful army was imperative. When his son, Alexander, inheri... View more info

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The Mongols

By: Turnbull, Stephen; Angus McBride (illustrator)

Price: $9.50

Publisher: London, Osprey Publishing: 1989

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 16022


Light edge wear to white card covers ; A bright, solid book ; Trade PB; Men-At-Arms Series, 105; B&W and Colour Illustrations; 9.60 X 7 X 0.20 inches; 48 pages; "The history of the Mongol armies is a catalogue of superlatives. No armies in history have ever won so many battles or conquered so much territory. No army has ever provoked such justifiable terror and loathing in its victims, or slaughtered so many of its vanquished. What other army in history has marched o... View more info

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Armies of the Carthaginian Wars 265-146 BC

By: Wise, Terence & Richard Hook (illustrator)

Price: $13.95

Publisher: London, Osprey Publishing: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18716


Card covers have very light shelf wear present, previous owner's name stamp on front fly-leaf. Light creasing of front cover ; A bright, solid book.; Men at Arms Series #121; B&W and Colour Illustrations; 9.90 X 7.20 X 0.30 inches; 40 pages; "The epic conflict between Rome and Carthage remains one of the most compelling stories of military history. The wars included such legendary events as the crossing of the Alps by Hannibal, and the Battle of Cannae. Terence Wise'... View more info