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Union Infantryman vs Confederate Infantryman - Eastern Theater 1861-65 (Combat)
Union Infantryman vs Confederate Infantryman - Eastern Theater 1861-65 (Combat)
by Ron Field
Edition: Paperback
Price: 8.70

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Art Work, 2 Jun 2014
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The cover page, and pages 2 and 16, of the Union Infantryman show that he could not have fired his weapon in such a manner as illustrated. His head should be parallel to the barrel of the rifle, the direction in which the rifle is pointing. His head is shown as being at 90 degrees to the direction of the barrel (who or what is he aiming at?). If he fired the rifle at that angle he would either dislocate his shoulder or break his upper arm with the "kick" of the recoil. His right hand looks as if he is holding a "pistol" grip, which did not exist on this type of weapon. His right hand would be in a position similar to a "handshake" (all that would be seen would be the back of his hand) with the index finger pointing forward along the trigger guard as he takes aim or in the trigger guard prior to firing. His left hand would have been further along the barrel of the rifle to give a, firmer grip on what was a heavy weapon at 9 lbs.(the 'third figure' on page 19 shows the correct position of the 'head ' and 'hands')


Trail West, The (Pinnacle Western)
Trail West, The (Pinnacle Western)
by W.
Edition: Mass Market Paperback
Price: 5.57

1.0 out of 5 stars Alzheimer Cowboy, 8 May 2013
Monahan is suffering from obvious dementia. Yet his companions follow him across the South West / Western USA. Why do they? The reasons given in the story are imbecilic. The action is made up of vignettes that resemble "rough notes" for future book stories.

The sending of Julia back "south east" at the books end,to where specifically?, totaly contradicts the whole storyline of this character. The other "endings" regarding Monahan and his other travelling companions is equally moronic.


Robert B. Parker's Lullaby (A Spenser Mystery) (Spenser Novel)
Robert B. Parker's Lullaby (A Spenser Mystery) (Spenser Novel)
by Ace Atkins
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 14.97

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The King is dead long live the King, 1 Nov 2012
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The death of Robert B Parker could also have been the end of Spenser. However Ace Atkins, based on 'Lullaby', has shown that Spenser is very much still with us. A very enjoyable read and a worthy addition to the Spenser canon.


Doernberg's International Taxation in a Nutshell, 8th (Nutshell Series)
Doernberg's International Taxation in a Nutshell, 8th (Nutshell Series)
Price: 13.83

3.0 out of 5 stars USA tax and International tax, 15 Aug 2012
This is International Tax in terms of the domestic tax laws of the USA. It is not a generic look at International tax as such.


International Taxation in a Nutshell (In a Nutshell (West Publishing))
International Taxation in a Nutshell (In a Nutshell (West Publishing))
by Richard L. Doernberg
Edition: Paperback
Price: 25.20

3.0 out of 5 stars USA tax and International tax, 1 Aug 2012
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This is a book that relates USA tax to International tax in the context of the Fedral Tax System It is not a book that discusses 'International Tax' as such.


A History Of Scotland
A History Of Scotland
by Neil Oliver
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 18.64

1 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Scotland the What, 21 Feb 2010
This review is from: A History Of Scotland (Hardcover)
At last a popular non patronising history of Scotland without the myths. Read also the 'Scottish Enlightenment' by Arthur Herman. Both books together will help dispel Scottish history as being nothing other than the embodiment of "Kilts, Bagpipes, Robert Burns, with a few battles thrown in for good measure" and dispel the idea that the 'Treaty of Arbroath' is any thing other than infantile propaganda.
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The White War: Life and Death on the Italian Front, 1915-1919
The White War: Life and Death on the Italian Front, 1915-1919
by Mark Thompson
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 21.74

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Campaign Maps, 27 Jan 2010
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This is a very informative account, which is also well written, of an often neglected war as far as historians are concerned. I was stunned at the brutality leveled at the ordinary Italian soldier by the Italian High Command and the naked politicism of the war fought by Italy. However what the book needs is comprehensive maps of the campaign. I was continually flicking to the back pages, where there was a map without a scale, looking for the places referred to in the text, most of which were not shown.The maps included with the text were incomprehensible.

Even one set of coloured maps, in sufficient detail, would have sufficed.


Keeping It Simple: Small Business Bookkeeping, Cash Flow, Tax & VAT
Keeping It Simple: Small Business Bookkeeping, Cash Flow, Tax & VAT
by James Smith
Edition: Paperback
Price: 24.95

8 of 17 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Does what it says, 21 Nov 2009
This is a very good guide. However the suggestion that only Chartered Accountants should be considered as being able to provide professional advice is misleading. Both "Incorporated Financial Accountants" and "Association of Accounting Technicians" (who are not book keepers) should also be considered.
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Revenue Law
Revenue Law
by John Tiley
Edition: Paperback
Price: 52.00

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Why no Index?, 12 Feb 2009
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This is an excellent book but very frustrating in that there is no index. Accessing specific material quickly cannot be done without the use of an index.
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Bookkeeping For Dummies (UK Edition)
Bookkeeping For Dummies (UK Edition)
by Paul Barrow
Edition: Paperback

54 of 56 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars What bookkeeping is, 4 May 2007
The book gives an overview of bookkeeping dealing with all aspects of what is necessary to enable someone to understand how and why financial records are compiled and what those records can tell you about the finacial health of the business. The guidance offered in this book will give anyone a better understanding of how a business is performing and an idea of what to do about it. The one criticism I have would be the lack of worked examples in the book. However the book is worth the purchase price.

A companion book would be a work book dealing with actual examples with suggested answers to further reinforce the topics covered in the book.
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