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- The High School of Glasgow the Book of Service and Remembrance 1939-45

Hardback. The usual browning to the white cloth strip but otherwise a very good copy. Not foxed internally and no ownership inscription. 116 pages. Photographs and short biographies of former pupils of the school who served in the Second World War.
Published : Printed for Private Circulation By Aird and Coghill, Glasgow 1948, First Edition
£14.00

- The Legion of Honour Crimea 1854-56: The Roll of British Officers and Men of the Royal Navy and Army Entitled to the Decoration

Softback. 4to. A very good copy in laminated covers. Unpaginated c. 46 pages but printed on one side only. Introduction on Crimean War medals followed by an alphabetical list of Britons awarded the Legion of Honour giving name, rank, service or regiment and the class of the award. Also gives details of recipients of the Legion of Honour who also received the Victoria Cross
Published : Roberts Publications, Aldermaston,
£18.00

- The National Bank of Scotland Limited 1939-1945 War Record

Hardback. Nd. 1954? A very good copy in blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Some fading to spine and upper board. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 72 pages. A Second World War Roll of Honour together with the address given at the unveiling of the Memorial to staff who gave their lives in the war. Full page illustration of the Memorial.
Published : Privately Published, Edinburgh, First Edition
£15.00

- The Outpost : Magazine of the 17th Service (Glasgow Chamber of Commerce) Battalion Highland Light Infantry [Complete in Seven Volumes]

Set of seven bound volumes covering the period from February 1915 to May 1919. Light grey cloth lettered and decorated in black. Good to very good condition. Fading to spine lettering of some volumes. Ownership inscription on front end-paper of Volume I. Approx. 200 pages per volume. Numerous black and white illustrations, sketches etc in each volume. Gives an interesting insight into trench life on the Western Front during the First World War.
Published : David J. Clark for the Regimental Magazine Committee, Glasgow, First Edition
£195.00

- The Political State of Europe for the Year [1792 to 1795] Containing an Authentic and Impartial Narrative of Every Military Operation of the Present Belligerent Powers; And a Correct Copy of Every State Paper, Declaration, Manifesto Etc - A Ten Volume Set

Hardbacks. A good, sound, ten volume set in the original full leather binding lettered on the spine in gilt on red title-pieces. The spines show moderate wear and volume 10 lacks the number on the spine. The following is written in ink at the head of the title page of the first volume: "From Mr. Canning's Library June 1828 JG". George Canning was Foreign Secretary, and briefly Prime Minister, of Britain. He died in 1827. "JG" was Sir John Gladstone, a Member of Parliament, Tory supporter of Canning, and father of the British Prime Minister, William Ewart Gladstone. Each volume bears the library plate of Fasque, the Scottish country home bought by Sir John Gladstone in 1829. Vol. I,pp viii.9-516 + Index. Vol.II,pp.[x],515-987 + Index. Vol.III,pp.viii,9-539 + Index. Vol. IV,pp.x,11-556 + Index. 3 maps. Vol.V,pp.viii,9-635 + Index and publisher's adverts. Map. Vol.VI,pp.viii,9-515 + Index. Vol.VII,pp.viii,9-416 + Index. Vol. VIII,pp.viii,9-510 + Index. Vol.IX,pp.viii,9-634 + Index and publisher's advert. Vol.X,pp.x, 1-536 (including Index). Includes "a correct translation of the debates and proceedings of the National Convention of France and an accurate survey of the politics and conduct of the neutral powers." "Gentlemen----will find this work contain a more full and accurate statement of the affairs of Europe, at this interesting moment, than any other publication whatever. It is the only work now printing that is entirely devoted to the plan of a Repository of Public Events." Photographs on request.
Published : J. S. Jordan, London, First Edition
£780.00

- The Queen's in Burma 1943 - 1945 : Operations of the 1st and 2nd Battalions the Queen's Royal Regiment in Burma During World War Two

Softback. A very good copy in green card covers. 44 pages. Illustrations. Maps. Includes Arakan, Kohima, service with Chindits etc. Rolls of officers. Index of personal names.
Published : Printed By Geo. J. Harris, Sandwich, Kent 1991, Second Edition
£10.00

- The Register of the George Cross

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. Small ownership label of Peter Hopkirk, the author and journalist. 151 pages. Contains 396 recipients of the George Cross with brief biographical details and accounts of the action in which the award was won. Most entries are accompanied by a photograph of the recipient.
Published : This England Books, Cheltenham 1985, First Edition
£10.00

- The Register of the Victoria Cross

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. Gift inscription on front end-paper. 303 pages. Lists 1348 recipients of the VC with details of birth, place of deed, etc. Most entries are accompanied by a photograph of the recipient.
Published : This England Books 1981, First Edition
£10.00

- The Register of the Victoria Cross

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. Small ownership label of Peter Hopkirk, the author and journalist. 303 pages + 4pp Addenda and Errata. Lists 1348 recipients of the VC with details of birth, place of deed etc. Most entries are accompanied by a photograph of the recipient.
Published : This England Books, Cheltenham 1981, First Edition
£12.00

- The Territorial Year Book 1909

Softback. Internally good but externally the spine has been replaced and the covers have been covered in a clear adhesive material. Pp.xiii,294. Frontispiece and 8 illustrations. 9 maps and diagrams. Described as "A handbook for the territorial soldier and the citizen containing an account of the origin, organisation and progress of the Territorial Force and its place in national defence". Contains a wealth of information about the British army and navy of the period. This was the book's first year of issue and it appears to be quite scarce.
Published : Hodder & Stoughton, London 1909, First Edition
£40.00

- The Times Diary and Index to the War 1914 to 1918

Hardback. A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other marking. Pp.iv,342. Originally published in 1922 this "is an important and unique record of the day to day operations and occurrences of the Great War in all theatres, by land, sea and air."
Published : J. B. Hayward & Son 1985, Reprint
£25.00

- The Trial of German Major War Criminals By the International Military Tribunal Sitting at Nuremberg Germany Speeches of the Chief Prosecurors --- at the Close of the Case Against the Individual Defendants

Softback. A good plus copy in the original paper covers which are a little faded towards the spine. Initials stamped on title page otherwise a very good copy internally. 200 pages. The closing speeches of the chief prosecutors of the USA, Britain, France and the USSR at the Nuremberg war crimes trial.
Published : His Majessty's Stationery Office, London 1946, First Edition
£20.00

- The Trial of German Major War Criminals: Proceedings of the International Military Tribunal Sitting at Nuremberg Germany Parts 1-17 and 19-22

Twenty-one soft-cover volumes (complete except for Part 18) published between 1946 and 1950 setting out the evidence, taken from the official transcript, in the trial of the major German war criminals at Nuremberg. Condition varies from fair to very good. Some covers are stained and with tears and two have the rear cover detached. A few are chipped to the spine. At least half, however, are good to very good. An excellent work of reference and difficult to find in near complete condition.
Published : His Majessty's Stationery Office, London, First Edition
£530.00

- The War Graves of the British Empire Scotland 280-500

Softback. A good copy. 96 pages. The Register of the names of those who fell in the Great War and are buried in cemeteries and churchyards in the counties of Aberdeen, Angus, Inverness and Kincardine, Scotland. Gives brief biographical details and place of burial.
Published : Imperial War Graves Commission, London 1931, First Edition
£10.00

- The Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial Register ---Part Eighteen Soldiers from the United Kingdom Dennis - Ellins

Softback. A very good copy. Pp.390-449. "Containing the names of those Soldiers of the Empire who fell in the Ypres Salient in the battles and engagements of 1914-17 and have no known Graves".
Published : The Imperial War Graves Commission, London 1926, First Edition
£10.00

- Trial of Lieutenant-General John Whitelocke; Commander in Chief of the Expedition Against Buenos Ayres. By Court Martial, Held in Chelsea College, on Thursday the 28th January, 1808, and Succeeding Days

Disbound. Half-title, frontispiece map and title page all present followed by the full text on pages 1-216 but lacking the 12 page Appendix. Whitelocke's incompetent attack on the town of Buenos Ayres led to him being court-martialled and found guilty of concluding a treaty by which he unnecessarily and shamefully surrendered advantages gained at heavy cost. He was sentenced to be cashiered, the sentence to be read out to all regiments. "Whitelocked" became a term for being disgraced.
Published : Samuel Tipper et al, London 1808, Second Issue
£50.00

- War Service Record 1939-1945 the Commercial Bank of Scotland Ltd.

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Some edge foxing but clean internally. No ownership inscription. 75 pages. Gives a bgrief record, with some photographs, of the members of the Bank's staff who served in the Second World War. Compliment slip from the General Manager of the bank loosely inserted.
Published : Privately Published, Edinburgh 1952, First Edition
£28.00

- War Supplement to the Edinburgh Academy Register 1824-1914 ; A Record of Those Who Served in His Majesty's Forces During the War, and of Those Who Have Entered the School Since 1914

Hardback. 4to. A good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. Boards a little marked and with some wear to edges. Some end-paper foxing. No ownership inscription. Pp.xxiii,143. Includes a Roll of Honour, honours awarded etc. Gives a brief desription of the service record of pupils and staff with home addresses.
Published : T & A Constable Ltd. For the Edinburgh Academical Club, Edinburgh 1921, First Edition
£24.00

- War Supplement to the Edinburgh Academy Register 1824-1914 A Record of Those Who Served in His Majesty's Forces During the War and of Those Who Have Entered the School Since 1914

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. No ownership inscription. Foxing largely confined to front end-paper. Pp.xxiii,143. Includes a Roll of Honour, honours awarded etc. Gives a brief description of the service record of pupils and staff with home addresses.
Published : T & A Constable Ltd. For the Edinburgh Academical Club, Edinburgh 1921, First Edition
£32.00

- We Speak from the Air Broadcasts By the R.A.F.

A good copy of this war-time paperback booklet. 72pp. Consists of accounts of their experiences by men of the R.A.F. which had previously been given anonymously on radio.
Published : His Majesty's Stationery Office, London 1942, First Edition
£5.00

- Weapons of War. Gunpowder, Guns, Armour, Projectiles, Torpedoes, Mines, Submarines Etc.

Hardback. 12mo. A very good copy in grey boards lettered in black and decorated on the upper board. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 75 pages + 9 pages of plates at end. Other plates and figures. An interesting look at armaments at the start of the First World War. Reprinted from the Manchester Guardian.
Published : John Heywood, Manchester 1914, First Edition
£40.00

Battle, Captain M.R. (Editor) - The Year of the Tigers: The Second Tour of 5th Battalion, the Royal Australian Regiment in South Vietnam 1969-70

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which has smallish edge tears. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 208 pages + folding maps at end. Numerous illustrations including colour. Includes a Roll of Honour and Decorations and Awards.
Published : Printcraft Press [for the 5th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment 1970, First Edition
£100.00

Clayton, Major G.J. - The New Zealand Army: A History from the 1840's to the 1990's

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A nice clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 176 pages. Numerous illustrations. Maps. Chapters on the South African War, both World Wars, the Korean War. Malaya, Vietnam War etc.
Published : Printed for the Public Relations of the New Zealand Army by Wyatt & Wilson Print, Christchurch 1990, First Edition
£15.00

Newman, George (Edited By David Inglesant) - The Prisoners of Voronesh : The Diary of Sergeant George Newman, 23rd Regiment of Foot the Royal Welch Fusiliers Taken Prisoner at Inkerman

Hardback. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. A nice clean copy without ownership inscription or other marking. Pp.xiii,261. 12 illustrations. A fascinating personal account of the Crimean War.
Published : Unwin Brothers Ltd 1977, First Edition
£15.00

Sprot, Lieutenant-Colonel Aidan - Swifter Than Eagles: War Memoirs of a Young Officer 1939-45

Hardback. A very good copy in a fine dustwrapper. Ownership inscription on front free end-paper. Pp.xvi,187. Frontispiece and eight illustrations. Map end-papers. The war memoirs of a junior armoured regimental officer "from the Western Desert, to Italy then to Normandy and through to the Baltic where the author's regiment was the first to meet the Russian allies."
Published : The Pentland Press, Edinburgh 1998, First Edition
£18.00

Wallace, R.L. - The Australians at the Boer War

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xv,420. Numerous illustrations. Four maps. An account of the part played by Australians in the Boer War.
Published : Australian War Memorial and Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra 1976, First Edition
£34.00

"A Soldier in France" - Lest Britain Forgets

Nd. c. 1917? A very good copy with some fading and a little surface rubbing to lower board. 36pp. A small book of war poems published in aid of the Harfleur Soldiers' Club.
Published : Jesse W. Ward, Croydon, First Edition
£20.00

"An Officer on the Staff" - Letters from Head-Quarters; or, the Realities of the War in the Crimea

A good copy in decorated red boards which are showing some wear at the edges. Lacks front end-paper. Pp.xii,412. Frontispiece. 3 folding maps. An account of the Crimean War which defends the actions of Lord Raglan.
Published : John Murray, London 1858, Third Edition Condensed
£45.00

"G. S. O." - G. H. Q. (Montreuil-Sur-Mer)

Hardback. A good copy in red cloth. Some fading and marking to spine with a little wear at head of spine. Pp.[xviii],306. 32 illustrations. Folding map at end. The story of life at British General Headquarters, at Montreuil, during the First World War.
Published : Philip Allan, London 1920, First Edition
£30.00

"The Intelligence Officer" [Lionel James] - On the Heels of De Wet

Hardback. First impression. A very good copy in fawn cloth lettered in black and decorated in black and dark brown. Ownership inscription dated 1902 on front free end-paper. Pp.vii,346 + publisher's catalogue. This is "an account of operations to suppress the Boer invasion of Cape Colony in 1901. The author took part in various drives chiefly in pursuit of the Boer comander De Wet." (Hackett -South African War Books, page 91).
Published : William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London 1902, First Edition
£30.00

[Bolland A. D.] - Team Spirit : The Administration of the 53rd Welsh Division During "Operation Overlord" June 1944 - May 1945

Hardback. Oblong 4to. A good copy in the original boards. Some soiling to boards and wear to board tips. Some browning to pages and foxing to end-papers. 71 pages. Numerous illustrations. Maps. A scarce and rather fragile item.
Published : Privately Printed, Dusseldorf 1945, First Edition
£80.00

Abbott, P. E.; Tamplin, J. M. A. - British Gallantry Awards

Hardback. 4to. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.xx,316. Many illustrations of medals and ribbons including 3 colour plates. Greatly expanded from the first edition.
Published : Nimrod Dix & Co, London 1981, Second Edition
£23.00

Adams, W. H. Davenport - England at War: The Story of the Great Campaigns of the British Army Including a Historical Sketch of the Rise and Growth of a Military Establishment in England - Two Volumes

Hardbacks. A good two volume set in red cloth lettered in gilt on the slightly faded spines. Bookplate and small ownership inscription in each volume. Front hinges of volume I and rear hinges of volume II cracked. Vol. I,pp.xi,361,iv. Vol. II,pp.viii,291,iv. The story of the successful campaigns of the British Army written at the height of Empire.
Published : Remington & Co, London 1886, First Edition
£75.00

Adcock Colonel W.H. - Sappers in the Persian Gulf

A good copy in a fair dustwrapper which is chipped and edge worn. Internally very good. Signed by "Bill Adcock". Pp.xv,175. Many illustrations. Foreword by Field Marshall The Lord Wilson of Libya. Deals with the work of army engineers on Persia (now Iran) and Iraq from the electrical and mechanical angle during the Second World War. Rather uncommon.
Published : Thacker & Co., Bombay 1952, First Edition
£45.00

Ahmed Major General Rafiuddin - History of the Baloch Regiment 1820-1939 the Colonial Period

A very good copy in a fair dustwrapper which has a sellotape repair the length of the back cover. Some "bubbling" to the endpapers. Pp.xx,269. 25 maps. 21 illustrations and cover illustrations. The Baloch Regiment was part of the British Indian Army.
Published : The Baloch Regimental Centre, Abbottabad, Pakistan 1998, First Edition
£15.00

Alexander, E. G. M; Barron G. K. B and Bateman A. J. - South African Orders, Decorations, and Medals

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy with no ownership inscription or other internal marking. 160 pages. Numerous illustrations with a number in colour. "This is the first comprehensive book on modern, official South African orders, decorations and medals and will be of interest to anyone who has an appreciation of South Africa's many prestigious awards."
Published : Human & Rousseau, Cape Town 1986, First Edition
£40.00

Alexander, Sir James Edw. - Life of Field Marshal, His Grace the Duke of Wellington. Embracing His Civil, Military and Political Career to the Present Time [2 Vols Complete]

Hardbacks. 1839/1840. A good plus two volume set in light reddish brown calf lettered and decorated in gilt. All edges gilt. Foxing to some plates but generally quite clean. Vol. I,pp.xv,491. Frontispiece and eight plates. Folding map (loose and torn). One gathering coming loose. Vol. II,pp.vii,576. Frontispiece and five illustrations (including a folding plan with a sellotape repair). Attempts to give a portrait of the character, qualities and abilities of the Duke of Wellington and not simply a record of his achievements.
Published : Henry Colburn, London, First Edition
£170.00

Allen Warner - Our Italian Front

Illustrated by Martin Hardie.
Hardback. A good plus copy in publisher's blue cloth which is slightly marked on front board with title in gilt on spine. Some edge foxing but a clean copy internally. No ownership inscription. 203 pages. 50 tissue-guarded colour illustrations. Folding sketch map at rear.
Published : A. & C. Black, London 1920, First Edition
£30.00

An Officer on the Staff - Letters from Head-Quarters; or, the Realities of the War in the Crimea

Hardback. A fair to good two volume set in red cloth lettered and decorated in gilt on the spine. Vol.1 has tears to the top and side of the spine but is generally very good internally although a label appears to have been removed from the front fixed end-paper. The binding to vol.11 is good but internally later gatherings are starting to come loose. Vol.1 pp.ix,445 + 32pp adverts. Vol. 11,pp.viii,459. Frontispiece portrait of Lord Raglan and three folding plans in volume 1. Both volumes bear the signature of Thomas Gladstone, the conservative M.P. and elder brother of the Liberal Prime Minister, William Gladstone.
Published : John Murray, London 1856, First Edition
£145.00

Anderson Dorothy - The Balkan Volunteers

A very good copy in what would be a very good dustwrapper but for fading to the title lettering on spine. 228pp. 18 illustrations. 2 maps. The story of the British volunteers who went out to assist the Serbs, Turks or Russians during the crisis period of the Eastern Question from 1876 to 1878.
Published : Hutchinson, London 1968, First Edition
£6.00

Anderson Ken - Nine Flames

Hardback. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which is a bit soiled and shows some wear to the top edge. No ownershjip inscription or other internal marking. Pp.[xii],282. Coloured frontispiece. 16 black and white plates. This is the story of the South African Engineer Corps during the Second World War.
Published : Purnell & Sons, Cape Town 1964, First Edition
£15.00

Andrews, A. F.; Morgan, E. B. - Vickers Aircraft since 1908

Hardback. A very good copy in a near very good but rather ill-fitting dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.x,593. Numerous photographs.
Published : Putnam, London 1988, New Edition
£20.00

Atherton David (Editor) - We're Far Fae Hame Now! Aberdeen and the North East's Experience of Military Service Abroad the Great War to the Gulf

4to. A very good copy. Softcover. Previous owner's blind stamp. 224pp. Illustrated. Accounts of their war experiences by soldiers from north east Scotland.
Published : Aberdeen City Council, First Edition
£18.00

Atkins John Black - The Relief of Ladysmith

Hardback. A good plus copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and lettered and decorated in gilt on the front board. Spine a little faded. Pencilled writing on front fixed end-paper. Lacks blank front free end-paper. Pp.xi,320 + 40pp. publisher's catalogue dated February 1900. 16 illustrations, maps and plans. Gives an account of various battles including Colenso and Spion Kop.
Published : Methuen & Co, London 1900, First Edition
£20.00

Atkins, John Black - The Relief of Ladysmith

Hardback. Methuens Colonial Library edition. Externally a very good copy in dark green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Some edge foxing and foxing to early and late pages (especially title page). Ownership inscription on half title. Pp.xi,320 + 40pp publisher's catalogue dated February 1900. 16 illustrations, maps and plans. Gives an accolunt of various battles including Collenso and Spion Kop.
Published : Methuen & Co, London 1900,
£20.00

Baden- Powell, Lieut.-General Sir Robert - Quick Training for War a Few Practical Suggestions Illustrated By Diagrams

Hardback. 24mo. A very good copy. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Some spine lean. Pp.xi,102 + 2pp adverts. Diagrams throughout. Practical suggestions to soldiers to develop their efficiency quickly. A nice copy of an uncommon title by the founder of the scout movement.
Published : Herbert Jenkins, London 1914, First Edition
£110.00

Bairnsfather Bruce - Fragments from France Vols. III, IV, V, VI and VII

Softbacks. 4to. Five volumes of Bairnsfather's famous World War One cartoons published between 1916 and 1919. All in very good condition. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. 3/4 inch tear in rear cover of Volume VI. Each volume contains 32-42 pages.
Published : The Bystander, London, First Edition
£65.00

Baker Ezekiel - Remarks on Rifle Guns; Being the Result of Upwards of Fifty Years' Practice and Observation: With Specific Remarks on Fowling Pieces, the Percussion Lock, and Fire Arms in General---

Hardback. A very good copy in a handsome modern three-quarters dark green morocco binding with five raised bands on the spine and the title in gilt on the spine and upper board. Marbled end-papers. Pp.vi,[2],251. 6 hand-coloured plates. Further illustrations and diagrams. Some offsetting from the plates. Chapters on loading, presenting and taking aim, judging distances, fowling pieces, bursting of blunderbusses, percussion locks etc. The author was rifle and gun maker to King George IV to whom the book is dedicated.
Published : Joseph Mallett, London 1829, Tenth Edition
£450.00

Baker Major A.H.R. and Rust Major B. - A Short History of the 50th Northumbrian Division

A very good copy in red paper wraps lettered in black on upper cover. 72pp. 10 maps. 7 plates. Mainly deals with the two World Wars.
Published : Privately Published 1966, First Edition
£22.00