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Ballantine Illustrated History of the World Wars

This series, in multiple sub-titled sets, was published variously by Ballantine, PAN and Purnell, using various "series titles" – so that our main library catalogue entries appear as:

Ballantine's Illustrated History of the Violent Century – Details of 65 bibliographic entries
Ballantine's Illustrated History of World War II – Details of 49 bibliographic entries
Pan/Ballantine illustrated history of the First World War – Details of 5 bibliographic entries
Pan/Ballantine illustrated history of World War II – Details of 13 bibliographic entries
Purnell's history of the Second World War (Purnell/Ballantine) – Details of 6 bibliographic entries

These collected series (which sometimes overlap between publishers and re-impressions) can be regrouped as:

Battle books

Campaign books

Weapons books

Full colour special

Human conflict

Politics in action

War leaders

Pan/Ballantine Illustrated History of the First World War

Ballantine's "Silver" Books

An older bibliographic research page is available here; it is included for archival reasons only.

 



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