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- The Army List for January to June 1845

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
£35.00

- The Army List for July 1881 and the Monthly Army List for August 1881

. 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
£48.00

- The Distinguished Conduct Medal 1914-20 Citations: Cavalry

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,
£15.00

- The Half-Yearly Army List for the Period Ending 30th June 1938

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,
£45.00

- 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,
£15.00

- 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
£9.00

- The National Bank of Scotland Limited Roll of Honour

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
£35.00

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

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,
£8.00

- The Queen's Own Royal Glasgow Yeomanry 1848 to 1948

Hardback. A very good copy in a quarter leather binding lettered in gilt on the spine and decorated in gilt on the upper board. Top edge gilt. A clean copy without ownership inscription or foxing. 126 pages. 18 illustrations. Tail-pieces (wood engravings) by G.W. Lennox Paterson. Folding reproduction of Oath of Allegiance at end. Includes the Boer War and the First and Second World Wars.
Published : Printed for the Regiment By Robert MacLehose and Company Ltd, Glasgow 1948, First Edition
£85.00

- 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 Royal Technical College Glasgow : Sacrifice and Service in the Great War

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
£40.00

- 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
£25.00

- 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,
£20.00

- The Trial of German Major War Criminals: Proceedings of the International Military Tribunal Sitting at Nuremberg Germany Parts 1-21

Twenty-one paper-covered volumes 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
£230.00

- 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
£8.00

- 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
£8.00

- 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,
£35.00

- 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
£25.00

- 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

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
£28.00

- 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
£30.00

"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,
£45.00

"J.G.D." - Soldiers of Banffshire 1899-1900 Being a List of All Banffshire Men Who Served Their Queen and Country in the South African War

Hardback. A fair copy in edge-worn boards. The boards are attached but starting to come loose. Blind-stamp of previous owner at foot of title page. 39 pages. Frontispiece and ten illustrations. Lists men by regiment (mostly Gordon Highlanders) and if killed or wounded states where and when. Includes a list of subscribers. Scarce.
Published : Banffshire Journal Office, Banff 1901, First Edition
£30.00

"S.H.S." - Philip Scott Born 13 August 1915; Died 31 May 1942

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
£25.00

Abadie, Eustace (Edited By S.B. Spies) - A soldier in South Africa: The experiences of Eustace Abadie, 1899 to 1902

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
£35.00

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,
£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
£60.00

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

Aiken, Alex - Courage Past : A Duty Done

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
£48.00

Aitken, Alexander - Gallipoli to the Somme : Recollections of a New Zealand Infantryman

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
£20.00

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.
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
£20.00

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

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

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

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

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

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
£50.00

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. Photographs available on request.
Published : Joseph Mallett, London 1829,
£380.00

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

Bannatyne, Lieut.-Colonel Neil - History of the Thirtieth Regiment Now the First Battalion East Lancashire Regiment 1689-1881

Hardback. A very good copy in the original black cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and decorated in gilt on the upper board. Inscription of a soldier in the regiment on the front end-paper. Edge and end-paper foxing. Pp.ix,474. 15 illustrations (including colour). 15 maps. Includes War of American Independence, Peninsula, Waterloo, India etc.
Published : Littlebury Bros., Liverpool 1923, First Edition
£70.00

Barclay, Brigadier C.N. - The History of the 53rd (Welsh) Division in the Second World War

Hardback. Red cloth with fading to spine. Gift inscription on front free end-paper otherwise a very good copy internally. Pp.xvii,233. 26 illustrations. One folding map and 16 sketch maps in the text. The Division fought from Normandy to the heart of Germany.
Published : William Clowes & Sons, London 1956, First Edition
£28.00

Barclay, Brigadier C.N. (Editor) - The London Scottish in the Second World War - 1939 to 1945

Hardback. A very good, bright, copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and with the regimental crest in gilt on the upper board. In a good dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xix,459. 32 illustrations. 10 folding maps.
Published : William Clowes & Sons, London 1952, First Edition
£40.00

Barnes Major R. Money - Miltary Uniforms of Britain & the Empire 1742 to the Present Time

A very good copy in a good, complete dustwrapper. 347pp. Profusely illustrated including colour.
Published : Seeley Service &Co, London 1960, First Edition
£12.00

Barsley Michael - The Intimate Papers of Colonel Bogus

A good copy without inscription or foxing. Pp.xii, 122. Illustrated by author. The story of the "Ritzkrieg"-the wealthy who made sure they were alright in the war.
Published : The Pilot Press, London 1943, First Edition
£6.00

Barthorp Michael - The Armies Of Britain

Nd. c. 1980. A very good copy. 4to. 296pp. Many illus. The book recounts the story of Britain's land forces in peace and war over the last five centuries.
Published : National Army Museum, First Edition
£5.00