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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
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,,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
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
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
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
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
A very good copy in a good, complete dustwrapper. 347pp. Profusely illustrated including colour.
Published : Seeley Service &Co, London 1960, First Edition
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
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
Hardback. A very good copy in grey cloth lettered in silver on spine. Ownership inscription. 158 pages. Gives a picture of the origin and nature of the Russian army at the time of the Second World War.
Published : William Heinemann, London 1943, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered and decorated in gilt on upper board. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xi,84. 12 illustrations. 6 maps. Includes the Boer War and the First and Second World Wars with Regimental Battle Honours, Awards for Gallantry etc.
Published : The Duke of Lancaster's Own Yeomanry, Manchester 1973, First Edition
A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Pp.xviii,309. 14 maps. Illustrations. About thrre-quarters of the book deals with the Second World War.
Published : The Iceni Press 1986, First Edition
A very good copy in flexible linen covered yellow card covers lettered in dark brown. In a fair dustwrapper which has some smallish chips and largeish tears in the seams of the flaps. No ownership inscription and little foxing. 95 pages. The story of the atrocities carried out by female members of the Gestapo under their leader Carola Limbach.
Published : Quality Press, London 1944, Reprint
Hardback. 4to. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 235 pages. 82 colour drawings, 125 black and white drawings and 160 photographs. Covers the full history of airships in both peace and war.
Published : Macdonald & Jane's, London 1974, First English Edition
4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. 144 pages. Many illustrations.
Published : Barracuda Books, Buckingham 1985, First Edition
4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 96pp. Profusely illustrated including colour.
Published : Arms & Armour Press, London 1980, First Edition
Nd. c. 1993. A fine copy in a very good dustwrapper. 197pp. 75 illus. 3 maps. Originally published in 1985 to mark the 500th anniversary of the battle.
Published : Alan Sutton, Stroud, Reprint
A very good copy in pictorial soft covers. 24 pages. Numerous illustrations including colour.
Published : Kookaburra Technical Publications 1970, First Edition
A good copy of the de luxe edition in a soft leather binding with pictorial onlay to upper board. Some wear to spine ends and board tips. No. 198 of 500 copies signed by the co-editor, Algernon Tudor Craig. Patterned end-papers. No ownership inscription. 153 pages. Some browning to page edges. Colour frontispiece + 12 other illustrations of which 4 are in colour.
Published : Sir Joseph Causton &Sons Ltd., London 1910, De Luxe Edition
Hardback. Small 8vo. A good copy in brown cloth lettered in black on spine. Would be very good but the word "Alex" has been written - not very noticeably - on the front board. No internal writing. 136 pages. Map frontispiece. Preface by Hilaire Belloc. An account of the author's personal experiences during the French victory at the Battle of Lorraine in 1914. An uncommon title.
Published : Thomas Nelson & Sons, London 1917, First English Edition
Hardback. A good copy in the original cloth which shows some fading to the spine (although the lettering remains clear). Little foxing. Pencilled ownership inscription. Pp.xxi,330. 4 coloured plates. 4 black and white plates + title page vignette. 5 maps. Principally a history of the Nineteenth Light Dragoons and the Nineteenth "Princess of Wales' Own" Hussars. Includes India, USA (1808-1813), Egypt etc.
Published : John Murray, London 1899, First Edition
A very good copy in a good, rather worn, dustwrapper. 235pp. 24 illustrations. The full story of the battle brought out to mark its twentieth anniversary.
Published : George Allen & Unwin, London 1960, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xviii,382. Described as "a fascinating account of marches, bivouacs, battles and sieges plus a plethora of adventures on and off duty." One of the finest Memoirs of the Peninsular War, this is a facsimile reprint of the first edition of 1899.
Published : Greenhill Books, London 1989,
A very good copy in a good, complete, dustwrapper showing signs of wear at the edges. 312pp. Illustrated. The story of Latvia in the 20th century up to 1960.
Published : Robert Speller & Sons, New York 1964, Second Printing
A near very good copy in blue cloth with rather dull but easily readable gilt lettering on spine. No ownership inscription. A little end-paper foxing. Pp.xi,336. Tissue-guarded frontispiece. An uncommon title.
Published : Constable, London 1920, Sixth Impression
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 very good seven volume set (of which three volumes are Historic Miscellanies) in attractive full leather matching bindings. Gilt dentelles. Gilt decoration to spine. A little wear to spine ends. Marbled edges and end-papers. Bookplate in each volume. Foxing to end-papers but otherwise clean internally. Pp.xvi,408; pp.viii,395; xv,[i],423; pp.viii,481+ errata page; vii,[i],377; viii,471; ix,389,[i]. Folding plates including facsimile manuscripts, maps, campaigns, battle plans etc. Photographs available on request. [Please note that these seven volumes will require extra postage].
Published : Henry Colburn & Co and Martin Bossange & Co, London 1823, Second Edition
Hardback. 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
Hardback. 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, Sixth and Final Edition
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, Revised Edition
A good copy in decorated brown cloth lettered in black on spine and upper board. Lacks front end-paper. Pp.xv,376 + 32pp catalogue. 10 illustrations. Describes the part played by Boer women and the Boer secret service during the Boer War.
Published : Mills & Boon, London 1913, First Edition
Hardback. A near very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. In a poor dustwrapper missing a large piece at the top of the front panel and a piece at the top of the spine and rear panel. The wrapper is now protected in a removable sleeve. Some edge foxing. 209 pages. This is the story of a Honorary Vice-President of the Inner Magic Circle who combined conjuring with soldiering.
Published : Robert Hale, London 1953, First Edition
Softback. 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, Second Edition
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, Reprint
Hardback. A very good copy in black cloth lettered in gilt on a blue background. No ownership inscription. Pp.xlix,430. Some pencilled writing, underlining etc in text. This book was first published in 1637 and, according to the Foreword "appears to be the first history of a regiment [Mackay's Regiment] ever written, in any language." "It is a remarkable account of the military experiences of Colonel Robert Monro, commander of a Scottish mercenary regiment during the Thirty Years' War (1618-1648)."
Published : Praeger Publishers Inc 1999, First Edition Thus
Paperback. A fine copy except for a few small ink corrections to the text. 192pp. Illustrated.
Published : Countryside Books 1996, First Edition
Hardback. 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
Hardback. A good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. Some wear to spine ends. Bookplate. 221 pages. 52 photographs. The story of an American hospital unit on the Western Front during the last two years of the First World War. Scarce.
Published : Privately Published, New York 1920, 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
Hardback. A very good copy. In a good plus dustwrapper which shows a little wear and tear to spine ends. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. No ownership inscription and not foxed. 639 pages. Numerous illustrations, including five in colour. 44 maps. Mostly Boer War and First and Second World Wars.
Published : Collins, London 1964, First Edition
Hardback. 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, Second Impression
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 in a 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
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