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Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and in black on the upper board. The boards are now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. Moderate edge foxing. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xi,288. 11 illustrations. This is the story of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force during the First World War.
Published : Andrew Melrose, London 1919, First Edition
Small 8vo. A very good copy. A little foxing to page ends. 287pp. The story of Italy in war-time.
Published : Cassell, London 1944, First Edition
A near fine copy in a fine dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. Ownership inscription. Pp.xi,364. 14 maps of which 6 are in colour. 2 diagrams. photographs. The story of the Gurkha Engineer in the British Army during the years covered. This copy was owned by a Major Bettison. Tipped-in at the end of the book is a typed note to him about the Dashera Festival and there are several invitations to him to the festival tipped-in throughout the book.
Published : The Queen's Gurkha Engineers 1998, First Edition
A very good copy in a near vg dustwrapper with a little creasing and one edge tear. Gift inscription. Previous owner's blind-stamp on front end-paper and half-title. 224pp. Illustrated. An account of the part played by air power in the two World Wars together with a look at the future.
Published : Evans Brothers, London 1956, First Edition
Illustrated by William Simpson.
Hardback. First (1855) and Second (1856) series in one volume. Dark blue cloth elaborately decorated in gilt on the spine and upper board. All edges gilt. Hinges sound. No ownership inscription and very little foxing. Pp.viii,112; viii,136. 79 double-tinted plates + 2 illustrated title pages. Lacks plate 37 in Vol. II and a few plates are out of order. The plates are"from drawings taken on the spot by William Simpson." Photographs available on request. A very good copy apart from the missing plate.
Published : Paul and Dominic Colnaghi & Co, London, First Edition
A near very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on spine and lettered and decorated in gilt on the upper board. Lower board a little marked. Spine a little faded but lettering clear. A nice clean copy internally with no ownership inscription or other marking. Pp.vi,238. Gives alphabetical details of all Wykehamists (pupils of Winchester College) who served in the First World War.
Published : P & G Wells, Winchester 1919,
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's violet paper covered boards with maroon cloth spine lettered in gilt. No inscriptions. Many black and white plates. 224 pages. Very good illustrated dustwapper which is protected in a removable cover. The story of the Scottish Highland regiments.
Published : The Gleneil Press, Scotland 1996,
A very good copy in pictorial covers. Neat ownership inscription on front fixed end-paper. Pp.xii,122. 7 maps. 20 illustrations + cover photographs. This is the story of " probably the greatest single feat of the Australian Army during the Korean War."
Published : Headquarters Training Command, Australian Army 1994,
Hardback. Small folio. A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. 318 pages. Over 1000 illustrations. Described as "the authoritative review of the airpower of 68 countries".
Published : Studio Editions, London 1992,
Paperback. A fine copy except for a few small ink corrections to the text. 192pp. Illustrated.
Published : Countryside Books 1996, First Edition
A very good copy in the de luxe full vellum binding lettered in gilt and decorated on upper board. All edges gilt. Marbled end-papers. No ownership inscription and not foxed. Pp.lviii,372. Black and white tissue-guarded frontispiece and 24 plates, many in colour. Gives an account of the formation of the Regiment in 1689 and of its subsequent dervices to 1889 and is described as being "in continuation of the compilation published in 1850 by Richard Cannon Esq. Adjutant-General's Office."
Published : Hatchards, London 1889, First Edition
A good copy in card wraps. Spine chipped at ends. Previous owner's inscription on title page. 138 pages. Described as "a memento of the men of Bearsden and surrounding districts of New Kilpatrick Parish, who came to the help of King and Country in the Great War---". Includes a photograph and brief details of the men from the District who joined the Armed Forces in the First World War. A scarce item.
Published : Samuel A. C. Todd, Glasgow 1916, First Edition
A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. A clean copy without foxing and only a pencilled ownership inscription. Pp.iv,126. Frontispiece. A sister's biography of her brother who died in action as a navigator in the RAF during the Second World War.
Published : Privately Printed at The Kynoch Press, Birmingham 1948, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy internally. Externally there is some paper adhesion to the boards form the dustwrapper but they are otherwise sound. The dustwrapper is poor with large tears, water damage and a largeish chip at foot of spine. It is now, rather belatedly, protected in a clear, removable sleeve. INSCRIBED presentation copy from the author. No ownership inscription and not foxed or otherwise marked. Pp.viii,742. 645 illustrations. "This is by far the most detailed, comprehensive and authentic work on this subject, containing almost every noteworthy fact ever recorded about the British aeroplanes of the 1914-18 war." (Please note this is a very heavy book which will require extra postage.)
Published : Putnam, London 1969,
Illustrated by Steven Spurrier.
Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and upper board. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 366 pages. 12 plates. A "book of soldiers' tales" from the First World War including one by Buchan himself entitled "The South Africans at Marrieres Wood."
Published : Thomas Nelson & Sons, London 1920, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy. Good dustwrapper which is a little faded to the spine and slightly chipped at the top of the spine. Neat ownership inscription otherwise a lovely clean copy internally. 197 pages. Colour frontispiece. One other illustration. Pictorial end-papers. The author's experiences in the First World War.
Published : Figurehead, London 1930, First Edition
Hardback. A good sound copy in the original cloth with dull but readable gilt lettering on spine and gilt emblem on upper board. Internally very good. Pp.[xiv],168. 23 portraits of officers from drawings by Herbert J. Gunn. 3 other illustrations. The Battalion fought with the 15th Scottish Division on the Western Front including Loos, Somme, Arras, third battle of Ypres etc. Scarce.
Published : Printed for Private Circulation By The Edinburgh Press, Edinburgh 1923, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a fair dustwrapper which has some edge chips and tears. 224 pages. Illustrations. Maps. The story of the six days' war in June 1967 when Israel defeated the Arab armies.
Published : Robert Hale, London 1967, First Edition
A good copy in green cloth lettered and decorated in silver. Boards a little marked. Previous owner's blind stamp. 224pp. Illustrated.
Published : Warren & Son, Winchester 1929,
Hardback. A very good copy in the original laminated boards. The red spine lettering has faded. A clean copy internally with no ownership inscription or other marking. 250 pages. Includes biographical details of officers of the RFC who were killed or otherwise died during the war. This is a reprint of a work first published in 1917.
Published : Picton Publishing (Chippenham) Ltd., Chippenham 1987,
Illustrated by Nicolas Bentley.
A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 157pp. Illustrated.
Published : Leo Cooper, London 1974, First Edition
A very good copy which has been rebound in a half-leather binding. New end-papers. Small ownership inscription on title page. Pp.viii,574 + I page adverts. A study of the first Boer War.
Published : Remington & Co, London 1883, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xvii,168. 4 maps. 33 illustrations. Includes operations in Malaya and Cyprus.
Published : The Queen's Own Museum Committee, Maidstone 1964, First Edition
Softback. A fine copy. 64 pages. Illustrated throughout including colour. A volume in Osprey's "Elite Series".
Published : Osprey, London 1994, First Edition
A good copy of this small paperback volume in the "Great Exploits" series. 39pp. Frontispiece and one other illustration. Two maps.
Published : Oxford University Press 1941, First Edition
Hardback. A near very good copy in black cloth lettered in gilt. One corner bumped and smallish indentation to top edge of upper board. In a rather poor dustwrapper missing the top inch or so of the upper panel and with a number of tears. Gift inscription on front end-paper. Pp.xv,560. This volume contains speeches given from June 25, 1941 to September 6, 1943.
Published : Cassell, London 1952,
Hardback. A very good copy in a good plus dustwrapper which shows fairly minor edge wear and tear. Lower board tips a little bumped. Signed by the author on the front free end-paper. 259 pages. This is the story of the wife of a soldier in the RAMC before, during and after the Second World War with postings in England, India and Kenya. Loosely enclosed are two hand-written letters from the author.
Published : Dragon Books, Bala, North Wales 1973, First Edition
A very good copy in a dustwrapper which would be very good but for a one inch tear on the rear panel. 319pp. Profusely illustrated. A detailed record of the Bomber Command sorties to Berlin.
Published : William Kimber, London 1985, First Edition
Hardbacks. A good to very good set in the original pebbled brown cloth lettered in gilt. Some superficial damp staining towards the foot of the rear board of volume I and the front board of volume III. Stain to end-papers and frontispiece of volume I. Spotting to end-papers of volume III. Rear hinges tender in volumes I and III. Vol.I, pp.xvi,560 + 20pp adverts. Frontispiece, folding "Pedigree of Cornwallis," and folding map. Vol. II,pp.vi,577. Folding map. Vol.III,pp.vi,621. Cornwallis was a leading British General in the American War of Independence. He was later twice Governor-General of India and he also effected the Union between Great Britain and Ireland. Photographs available on request.
Published : John Murray, London 1859, First Edition
Hardback. 16mo. A very good copy in green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Spine a little faded but lettering clear. Previous owner's small ex libris plate on front fixed end-paper. A little light pencilled side-lining to early pages. Pp.xviii,280.[iii]. 12 plates including an outline map of the Waterloo Campaign and a folding map of the Field of Waterloo.
Published : B. Green, London 1862,
Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 144 pages. 9 plates. 3 maps. First published in 1948 this edition has a new Introduction by Ian Knight.
Published : Tom Donovan, London 1991,
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy with no ownership inscription or other marking. 363 pages. Around 3000 badges are illustrated full size. "A unique work of reference, this book is the first serious attempt to describe and illustrate the military badges of all the forces of the British Empire involved in the Great War."
Published : The Standard Art Book Company, Chicago 1983,
A good copy in red cloth which is a bit marked. Some foxing to endpapers and fore-edge. 280pp. Folding map. The military conquest of the Sudan by Britain towards the end of the 19th century.
Published : George Routledge and Sons Ltd., London 1934, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and upper board and decorated in gilt on the upper board. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xv(i) 683. Lists, by College or Hall, the 14,561 members of the University who served in the British armed forces during the First World War, giving details of rank, unit, distinctions etc and printing in heavy type thos who lost their lives on service. This, I think, is the first edition of the complete Roll for the whole war.
Published : Clarendon Press, Oxford 1920,
A good plus copy in black patterned cloth lettered and decorated in gilt on upper board. Spine and board tips a little rubbed. Pp.xxvi,111 + 6 pages advertisements. 15 illustrations but lacking the frontispiece. The story of the "Bluebacks," the "Robin Redbreasts,"and the 9th Lancashire Rifle Volunteers."
Published : "Sunrise" Publishing Company, Warrington 1898, First Edition
A good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on spine and in black on upper board. Spine a little faded. Gift inscription on front end-paper. Pp.xxiii,280. Frontispiece. Four folding maps. Introduction by General Smuts. The author commanded the Royal Artillery and accompanied Smuts throughout his East African campaign.
Published : John Murray, London 1918, First Edition
A very good copy. Previous owner's blind stamp. 144pp. Illustrated.
Published : The Rifle Brigade Club and Association, London 1960,
A good copy. Rubbing to top corner of upper board where perhaps a label has been removed. Previous owner's blind stamp. Pp.vi, 116. Illustrated.
Published : The Rifle Brigade Club and Association, London 1964,
Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.xxv,355. Maps. Illustrations. This is a day-to-day summary of the Peninsular Campaign by a high-ranking British officer. This is a reprint of the first edition of 1930.
Published : Greenhill Books, London 1988,
Hardback. A good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Small indentation/tear in the spine cloth. Some edge foxing. Pp.xv,215. 9 maps and plans. Includes nine chapters on Africa and one on the war in the Pacific and the siege of Kiao-Chau.
Published : Hodder and Stoughton, London 1919, First Edition
A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 410 pages. 5 colour plates. 6 half-tone plates. Many line illustrations. 2 maps. This edition has chapters covering the Korean War and in particular the Battle of the Imjin River written by Major-General A.H. Farrer-Hockley and Major E.L.T. Capel.
Published : White Lion Publishers, London 1975,
A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Previous owner's blind stamp. 156pp. More than 150 cartoons of the Second World War from many countries.
Published : Leo Cooper, London 1989, First Edition
A good copy in blue cloth with bevelled edges lettered in gilt on spine and decorated in gilt on upper board. Upper board has a few white paint marks. Bookplate. Author's presentation copy. Pp.xxii,468. 12 illustrations.
Published : Marcus Ward, London 1877, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Pp.xv,315. The story of American aid to Russia during the Second World War.
Published : The University of North Carolina Press 1959, First Edition
A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 160 pages. Illustrated.
Published : Arms & Armour Press, London 1996, First Edition
A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 128pp. Illustrated.
Published : Ian Allan, London 1975, First Edition
Softback. A very good copy. Small label with previous owners' name and address on front cover. 228 pages. Numerous photographs. CD in rear pocket. Produced as a catalogue to accompany an exhibition with the same title.
Published : Comite International de Dachau 2005,
(14cm x 9cm). A fair copy in a worn leather binding which is a little chipped.. Lacking the title-piece. Boards just holding. Ownership inscription dated 1812. 249 pages. Lacking frontispiece. Gardiner was a Scottish soldier who fought with distinction in the British Army in several battle including Ramillies. He died at the Battle of Prestonpans, close to his family home, when his dragoons fled from the Highland charge near the start of the 1745 Jacobite Rising.
Published : T. Hamilton, London 1808,
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