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Brunker, Lieut.-Colonel H. M. E. - Notes on Organisation and Equipment

A good plus copy in red flexible cloth covers. Slightly chipped at top of front cover. Ownership inscription at top of front cover. Pp.viii,[2],110 + 10 plates/plans at end of book. A guide to the organisation and equipment of army units published just after the Boer War.
Published : William Clowes & Sons, London 1903, Third Edition, Revised
£28.00

Buchan John - The History of the Royal Scots Fusiliers (1678-1918)

Hardback. A near very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and decorated in gilt on the upper board. Spine a little faded but the lettering remains clear. No ownership inscription. Some edge foxing but clean internally. Partly unopened. Pp.xvi,502. 12 illustrations including 3 in colour. 36 maps. Includes the Jacobite Risings of 1715 and 1745 , the American War of Independence, the Crimea, the Zulu and South African Wars etc. Chapters XIV - XIX deal with the First World War.
Published : Thomas Nelson & Sons, London 1925, First Edition
£70.00

Buckley Horace H. C. - Great Event

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
£25.00

Burnett-Stuart J.T. (Foreword) - The Tenth Battalion the Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) a Record & a Memorial 1914-1918

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
£80.00

Burnham Major Frederick Russell - Scouting on Two Continents

A good copy in dark blue cloth which is a little faded on the spine. Some spine lean. Ownership inscription. Pp.xxii,370. Many illustrations. The story of an adventurous life, first in North America and later Africa including the Matabele and Boer Wars.
Published : William Heinemann, London 1926, First Edition
£30.00

Buttler, Tony - British Secret Projects : Jet Fighters since 1950

Hardback. A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper which has a smallish edge tear. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 176 pages. Numerous illustrations. Presents "a coherent picture of British fighter development and evolution."
Published : Midland Publishing 2000, First Edition
£60.00

Byford-Jones W. - The Lightning War

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
£10.00

Byron Colonel R. (Editor) - The King's Royal Rifle Corps Chronicle 1925

A good copy with some fading and wear to the cloth the surface of which has been worn away at the foot of the rear board. Previous owner's blind stamp. 233pp. Illustrations. Plans.
Published : Warren & Son, Winchester 1926,
£15.00

Byron Colonel R. (Editor) - The King's Royal Rifle Corps Chronicle1928

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,
£20.00

Caemmerer, Lieut.-General Von - The Development of Strategical Science During the 19th Century

Hardback. A good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. Some soiling to boards and darkening to spine. Remains of paper label on spine. Name in ink on front board. Presentation label to Manchester University Officers' Training Corps on front fixed end-paper. Pp.xvi,277 + 2pp adverts. A German treatise on the theory of war as practiced in the 19th century. A volume in The Pall Mall Military Series.
Published : Hugh Rees, London 1905, First Edition in English
£80.00

Cameron John (editor) - Trial of Heinz Eck, August Hoffmann, Walter Weisspfennig, Hans Richard Lenz and Wolfgang Schwender (The Peleus Trial)

Hardback. A very good, bright copy in the original red cloth lettered in gilt. A clean copy internally without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.li,247. 26 illustrations. This is Volume I of the War Crimes Trials series.
Published : William Hodge & Co Ltd 1948, First Edition
£25.00

Cameron Lewis L.L. - A Badge to be Proud of a History of the Church of Scotland Huts and Canteens 1939-1972

A very good copy in a good, complete, but slightly worn dustwrapper. Previous owner's blind stamp. Pp.xiii,192. 49 illustrations. Rather uncommon.
Published : The Church of Scotland, Edinburgh 1972, First Edition
£25.00

Campbell, Guy - The Charging Buffalo : A History of the Kenya Regiment

Hardback. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which has an edge tear and trace of a spillage at foot of spine. Pp.ix,181. 30 illustrations. Map. Covers the period from 1937 to 1963 including the work of the Regiment during the May Mau rebellion.
Published : Leo Cooper, London 1986, First Edition
£12.00

Cantlie, Neil - A history of the Army Medical Department Volumes I and II

Hardbacks. A very good two volume set. Volume I in a good plus price-clipped dustwrapper, and volume II in a very good, price-clipped dustwrapper. Clean copies with no ownership inscription or other internal marking. 519 and 448 pages. Illustrations. Maps. An account of the Army Medical Department from the time of the institution of the Standing Army in 1660 to the formation of the Royal Army Medical Corps in 1898.
Published : Churchill Livingstone, Edinburgh and London 1974, First Edition
£28.00

Capa Robert - Images of War

Hardback. Folio. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which has one small edge tear. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. 175 pages. A book of war photography from the Spanish Civil War to the French Indo-China War and including the Second World War. Includes an Appreciation of Capa by John Steinbeck.
Published : Bookplan 1966,
£20.00

Carew Tim - How the Regiments Got Their Nicknames

Illustrated by Nicolas Bentley.
A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 157pp. Illustrated.
Published : Leo Cooper, London 1974, First Edition
£11.00

Carter Thomas Fortescue - A Narrative of the Boer War: It's Causes and Results

Hardback. 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
£70.00

Carver Michael - El Alamein

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. No ownership inscription. 216 pages. 42 illustrations (including maps). This was the first detailed account of a pivotal battle of the Second World War.
Published : B. T. Batsford, London 1962, First Edition
£10.00

Chadwick, Kenneth - The Royal Tank Regiment

Hardback. A very good copy without dustwrapper. 158 pages. Illustrated. A volume in the "Famous Regiments" series.
Published : Leo Cooper, London 1970, First Edition
£8.00

Chaplin H. D. - The Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment 1920-1950

Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. Spine lettering a little faded but clearly readable. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 510 pages. Numerous illustrations and maps (some folding). Map end-papers. Roll of Honour. Mostly Second World War including Dunkirk, Malta, North Africa, Sicily and Italy, Burma etc.
Published : Michael Joseph, London 1954, First Edition
£32.00

Chaplin H. D. - The Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment 1951-1961

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
£15.00

Chappell, Mike - Scottish Units in the World Wars

Softback. A fine copy. 64 pages. Illustrated throughout including colour. A volume in Osprey's "Elite Series".
Published : Osprey, London 1994, First Edition
£10.00

Charlton Air Commodore L.E.O. - The Taking of Quebec

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
£7.00

Chesney, Colonel Charles - Waterloo Lectures

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.xviii,[2],251. Folding map. This is a reproduction of the fourth edition of 1907 with a new Introduction by Peter Hofschroer. A volume in the "Napoleonic Library" series.
Published : Greenhill Books, London 1997,
£12.00

Chuikov, Vasili I. - The Beginning of the Road

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 388 pages. Frontispiece and 18 illustrations. This is the story of the battle for Stalingrad in the Second World War written by the Commander of the Russian 62nd Army in that battle. A nice copy.
Published : Macgibbon & Kee, London 1963, First Edition
£50.00

Churcher Bt.-Major D.W. - From Alexandria to Ladysmith with the 87th. The1st Battalion Princess Victoria' s Royal Irish Fusiliers in South Africa 1899-1900

Hardback. A fine copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. In a fine dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Limited to 150 copies. 92 pages. Illustrated including tipped-in frontispiece. A facsimile reprint of a Boer War diary.
Published : Boer War Books, York 1984,
£25.00

Churchill , Winston S. - Marlborough His Life and Times Volume One

Hardback. A good copy in the original cloth. Spine a little marked and also faded although the lettering remains clear. Top edge gilt. No ownership inscription. 612 pages. Illustrations. Maps.
Published : George G. Harrap, London 1933, Reprint
£15.00

Churchill , Winston S. (Compiled By Charles Eade) - The War Speeches of the Rt. Hon. Winston S. Churchill Volume One

Hardback. A very good copy in black cloth lettered in gilt in a good dustwrapper which has a number of smallish edge tears. The wrapper is not price-clipped. Board tips slightly bumped. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. Just a little pencilled side-lining/under-lining and with a pencilled note on front end-paper of " Immortal passages." Volume I contains speeches "From the Rise of Hitler to the Invasion of Russia, June 22,1941."
Published : Cassell, London 1951, First Edition Thus
£25.00

Churchill Rt. Hon. Winston - The River War : An Account of the Reconquest of the Soudan

Hardback. A near very good copy in the original cloth which shows a little wear at the spine ends and edges. No ownership inscription. A little foxing to a few early pages. Pp.xi,[v],381. 22 maps and plans including many folding. The story of the Anglo-Egyptian reconquest of the Sudan led by General Kitchener in which a young Winston Churchill took part as a British army officer. This edition includes a new Introduction by Churchill.
Published : Eyre & Spottiswoode, London 1933, First Cheap Edition
£65.00

Churchill Winston S. (Compiled By Charles Eade) - The War Speeches of the Rt. Hon. Winston S. Churchill Volume Two

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, First Edition Thus
£15.00

Churchill, The Rt. Hon. Winston S. - The World Crisis 1915

Hardback. A good copy in the original cloth which shows some wear to the spine ends and rubbing/fading to the boards. No ownership inscription. Some foxing mainly to the edges and end-papers. 557 pages. 7 maps. One facsimile of a proposed Admiralty Order. Photographs available on request.
Published : Thornton Butterworth, London 1923, First Edition
£38.00

Clark Blake - Pearl Harbour an Eye-Witness Account

A very good copy in a good dustwrapper chipped at top of spine and worn at edges. 75pp. 4 illus. This was the first account of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour to be published.
Published : John Lane The Bodley Head, London 1942, First Edition
£5.00

Clarke F.C.H. (Translator) - The Franco-German War 1870-1871 First Part:- History of the War to the Downfall of the Empire Second Volume:- From the Battle of Gravelotte to the Downfall of The Empire

A fair to good copy in darkened and stained red cloth boards. Internally good. Officers' library stamp on title page but no other markings.Pp.vi,543 + 120pp Appendices. Maps and sketches.
Published : Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London 1876, First Edition
£40.00

Clarke, John D. - Gallantry Medals and Awards of the World

Hardback. A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. 248 pages. "In this remarkably comprehensive survey, more than 220 orders, decorations and medals of 37 nations are meticulously detailed, with copious illustrations, some in colour".
Published : Patrick Stephens 1993, First Edition
£10.00

Clayton, Anthony - Forearmed: A History of the Intelligence Corps

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Signed by the author on the title page. No previous ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xvii,318. 25 plates. A history of military intelligence in the British Army.
Published : Brassey's (UK) Ltd, London 1993, First Edition
£30.00

Cole Lieut.-Colonel Howard N. - On Wings of Healing: The Story of the Airborne Medical Services 1940-1960

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Gift inscription on half-title. Rather heavy edge foxing. Pp.xviii,227. Frontispiece. 10 folding maps. Tells the story of the Field Ambulances which served with British airborne forces during the Second World War and after.
Published : William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh and London 1963, First Edition
£25.00

Coleman, Francis L - The Kaffrarian Rifles, 1876-1986

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered and decorated in silver. In a very good dustwrapper. A nice clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xxii,327. 94 plates. 10 maps including map end-papers. The history of a South African Regiment including several chapters on each of the Boer War, and the First and Second World Wars.
Published : Kaffrarian Rifles Assn., East London 1988, First Edition
£35.00

Cook Dorothy V.M. - I Married a Soldier

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
£20.00

Cooper Alan W. - Bombers Over Berlin the RAF Offensive November 1943 - March 1944

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
£14.00

Cooper Derek - Dangerous Liaison

Hardback. A very good copy in a near fine dustwrapper. Neat gift inscription on title page. 151 pages. Maps. Illustrations. This is the author's post-D-Day war diary first as a liaison officer then as a sabre squadron second in command in the Guards Armoured Division's reconnaisance regiment, the 2nd Household Cavalry during the advance across Europe.
Published : Michael Russell Publishing Ltd, Norwich 1997, First Edition
£9.00

Cornwallis, Charles, First Marquis (Edited By Charles Ross) - Correspondence of Charles, First Marquis Cornwallis - [Three Volumes Complete]

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
£200.00

Cotton, Sergeant-Major Edward - A Voice from Waterloo a History of the Battle Fought on 18th June 1815

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, Sixth Edition Revised and Enlarged
£45.00

Coupland, Sir Reginald - Zulu Battle Piece : Isandhlwana

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, Reprint
£10.00

Cox Reginald H. W. - Military Badges of the British Empire1914-18

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,
£75.00

Crabites Pierre - The Winning of the Sudan

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
£20.00

Crichton Richard - The Coldstream Guards 1946 - 1970

Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and decorated with the regimental badge on the upper board. In a near very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn but a little soiled. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xvi,206. 8 maps. Illustrations. During this period the regiment saw service in Palestine, Malaya, Aden etc.
Published : Published By the Regiment 1972, First Edition
£30.00

Crompton Walter and Venn George - Warrington Volunteers 1798-1898

Hardback. 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
£30.00