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Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a fine dustwrapper. Previous owner's stamped initials on front end-paper. 82 pages. Compiled in the War Office and originally published in 1920.
Published : J. B. Hayward & Son, Polstead, Suffolk 1988,
Softcover pamphlet. Includes Churchill's statement on the dropping of the first Atomic bomb on Japan together with a historical survey concerning the background to the creation of the first atomic bomb. 23pp.
Published : His Majesty's Stationery Office, London 1946,
Four supplements to the London Gazette which have been bound into a blue cloth folder entitled "The London Gazette Air Defence Supplements." The Supplements are to the Gazettes of 10th September 1946 - "The Battle of Britain"; 14th September 1948 - "Air Operations by Fighter Command from 25th November 1940 to 31st December 1941"; 16th December 1947 - "The Anti-Aircraft Defence of the United Kingdom from 28th July 1939 to 15th April 1945"; and 19th October 1948 - "Air Operations by Air Defence of Great Britain and Fighter Command in Connection with the German Flying Bomb and Rocket Offensives, 1944-1945." A good to very good set of these four Supplements. Further information on request.
Published : His Majesty's Stationery Office, London,
Nd. c. 1946. 4to. A good copy in foxed paper covers which are a little torn. 89pp + 8 folding maps at end. This is an account of the operations of the 78th Infantry Division during the period 9th to 25th April 1945. No date, no author and no publisher is given but it is clearly produced by the Division itself.
Published : ,
Softback. Nd. c.1958. A very good copy in card covers. 111 pages (of which a little under half is adverts.). Numerous illustrations. Compliment slip from the Officer Commanding the Battalion loosely inserted.
Published : The Paramount Press, Glasgow, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A near fine copy in cream cloth lettered and decorated in gilt on the upper board and lettered in gilt on the spine. Still in the original box in which it was posted out. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 112 pages. Lists the pupils of Allan Glen's School in Glasgow who were killed in the Second World War. On each left-hand page gives a brief biography and photograph. A poem appears on right-hand pages and along the top of each page. Quite scarce.
Published : Privately Published, Glasgow 1949, First Edition
Softback. A very good copy in red paper covers lettered in black. Some fading to the spine but lettering clear. No ownership inscription or other marking. Pp.vi,958. A biographical list of officers of the British Army.
Published : Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London,
Hardback. A good copy in a red leather binding lettered in gilt on spine and with initials in gilt on upper board. Spine faded but lettering quite clear. This is a bound copy of the Army Lists for each of the six months from January to June 1845. There are 96 pages to each list so 576 pages in total. The Lists were authorised by the War Office.
Published : Parker, Furnivall and Parker, London 1845, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy of two Army Lists bound in one in a half-leather binding with marbled boards, edges and end-papers. Five raised bands on spine which is lettered in gilt on a red title-piece. Bookplate. Pp.c,933,16; vii,833,17.
Published : War Office, London 1881, First Edition
Softback. 4to. No indication of date or publisher. Ring-bind format. 51 pages + a number of blank pages at end. Gives individual citations by regiment.
Published : 1985,
Softback. A good copy in red paper covers lettered in black. Thick 8vo. Mainly consists of a gradation list of officers of the British Army with brief career details. Lengthy index of names.
Published : His Majesty's Stationery Office, London 1938,
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,
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
Hardback. Nd, c.1922. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt on the upper board. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.vii,51. Gives rank, regiment, whether wounded or killed, honours awarded and branch of the Bank in which the soldier worked.
Published : Privately Published, First Edition
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
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
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
Softback. A good plus copy in dusty card covers. Internally very good with no ownership inscription or other marking. 211 pages. Frontispiece of the College's War Memorial. Includes a Roll of Honour of the 612 students and members of the College who were killed in the First World War. There is a separate Roll of those who served in the war containing 3,218 names. This includes rank, regiment, awards, whether wounded or killed and the date of their last year in the college. There is also a separate list of awards with an excerpt from the citation for the award. Loosely inserted is a letter seeking subscriptions for the College's War Memorial. A scarce item.
Published : Privately Published, First Edition
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 270 pages. "Lists 8,000 names of officers and men of the R.F.C. and R.A.F. who gave their lives during the Great War of 1914-18. A number of casualties are also listed for the period 1919-21."
Published : The Naval & Military Press Ltd, Dallington, East Sussex 1992, First Edition
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
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
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
Hardback. A near very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and upper board and decorated in gilt on the upper board. Boards a little marked. A clean copy internally with no ownership inscription or other marking. 50 pages. Tissue-guarded frontispiece. This is a biography of Philip Scott by (I think) his father with extracts from his letters. He died while serving with the KRRC in the North African Campaign.
Published : Printed for Private Circulation at the Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 1943, First Edition
Hardback. Large 4to. Standard edition of 850 cloth-bound copies. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 208 pages. Frontispiece and 63 plates. Map. Abadie was a lieutenant with the 9th Lancers and saw a considerable amount of action during the Boer war.
Published : Brenthurst Press, Houghton, South Africa 1989, First Edition
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
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
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
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
Hardback. A very good copy in black cloth lettered in silver on the spine. In a good, but edge-worn, dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xi,159. 14 illustrations. Folding map in rear pocket. List of corrigenda in rear pocket. The author's uncle fought with the Glasgow Highlanders at High Wood in July 1916 during the Battle of the Somme. This is an account of that engagement compiled from survivors' accounts and contemporary documents.
Published : Published By the Author, Glasgow 1971, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on a black titlepiece. In a good dustwrapper which shows some edge rubbing. Small ownership inscription on front free end-paper. Not foxed. Pp.xi,177. Two maps (one folding). The author became Professor of Matrhematics at Edinburgh University. This is the story of his experiences during the First World War both at Gallipoli and on the Western Front. Introduction by Sir Bernard Fergusson who says of the book "I believe that many others besides myself may rate it ---- as an epic of devotion and sacrifice."
Published : Oxford University Press, London 1963, First Edition
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
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
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
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
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
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