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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,
£8.00

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,
£50.00

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

Craig E.S and Gibson W.M. (Editors) - Oxford University Roll of Service

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,
£65.00

Crompton Walter and Venn George - Warrington Volunteers 1798-1898

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
£25.00

Crowe, Brig.-General J. H. V. - General Smuts' Campaign in East Africa

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
£55.00

Curtis Colonel W.P.S. (Editor) - The Rifle Brigade Chronicle for 1960

A very good copy. Previous owner's blind stamp. 144pp. Illustrated.
Published : The Rifle Brigade Club and Association, London 1960,
£8.00

Curtis Colonel W.P.S. (editor) - The Rifle Brigade Chronicle for 1964 (Seventy-Fifth Year)

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,
£6.00

D'Urban, Major-General Sir Benjamin - The Peninsular Journal, 1808-17

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,
£14.00

Dane Edmund - British Campaigns in Africa and the Pacific 1914-1918

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
£45.00

Daniell David Scott - Cap of Honour the Story of the Gloucestershire Regiment (The 28th/61st Foot) 1694-1975

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,
£6.00

Darracott Joseph - A Cartoon War World War Two in Cartoons

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
£20.00

Davis John - Historical Records of the Second Royal Surrey or Eleventh Regiment of Militia

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
£35.00

Davitt, Michael - The Boer Fight for Freedom

Hardback. A fine copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. In a very good slip-case which shows some edge wear. This is a facsimile reprint of a book first published in 1902 and is no.531 of a limited edition of 1000 copies signed by a Director of the publisher. Pp.xii,607 + prelims. Numerous illustrations. 6 maps + map end-papers. The author was an Irish republican and Member of the British Parliament. [Please note this is a very heavy book which will require extra postage].
Published : Scripta Africana, South Africa 1988,
£45.00

Dawson Raymond H. - The Decision to Aid Russia, 1941 Foreign Policy and Domestic Politics

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
£15.00

Devere-Summers Anthony - War and the Royal Houses of Europe in the Twentieth Century

A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 160 pages. Illustrated.
Published : Arms & Armour Press, London 1996, First Edition
£10.00

Devlin, Ian (Edited By John Carter) - Albanich : A History of the Galloway Rifle Volunteers

Hardback. Large 4to. A very good copy in a good plus complete dustwrapper which shows some fading. Previous owner's stamped initial on front end-paper. This is no. 89 of 500 copies and is signed by author and editor. 576 pages. 119 illustrations. The story of the Galloway Rifle Volunteers from their inception in 1859 until their disbandment in 1908 when they became part of the 5th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
Published : G. C. Book Publishers Ltd, Wigtown 1996, First Edition
£15.00

Devlin, Ian (Edited By John Carter) - Albanich : A History of the Galloway Rifle Volunteers

Hardback. Large 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. This is no. 363 of 500 copies and is signed by author and editor. 576 pages. 119 illustrations. The story of the Galloway Rifle Volunteers from its inception in 1859 until its disbandment in 1908 when it became part of the 5th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. [This is a very heavy book which will require extra postage].
Published : G. C. Book Publishers Ltd, Wigtown 1996, First Edition
£20.00

Dickson, George Forbes - Roll of Honour 1914-1919 for the Town and Quoad Sacra Parish of MacDuff. With Active service List, Lists of Prisoners of War and of Honours Awarded

Hardback. A good copy in the original cloth which is a bit marked. Previous owner's blind-stamp at foot of front end-paper and title page. Pp.xiii,54. 8 illustrations. Includes an active service list for the navy and army, together with the address, rank and regiment of each person and whether died and if so the date of death. Quite scarce.
Published : Banffshire Journal, Banff 1919, First Edition
£45.00

Dierich Wolfgang - Kampfgeschwader "Edelweiss" the History of a German Bomber Unit 1939-1945

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 128pp. Illustrated.
Published : Ian Allan, London 1975, First Edition
£10.00

Distel Barbara et al (Editorial Team) - The Dachau Concentration Camp 1933 to 1945: Text and Photo Documents from the Exhibition with CD

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,
£15.00

Doddridge P. - Some Remarkable Passages in the Life of the Hon. Colonel Jas. Gardiner, Who Was Slain at the Battle of Prestonpans, September 21, 1745. With an Appendix Relating to the Ancient Family of the Monroes of Fowlis

(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,
£12.00

Domelier Henri - Behind the Scenes at German Headquarters

Black cloth lettered in gilt. Would be very good but for small hole in cloth of spine and a stamp (not from a public library) on verso of title page. Pp.xiv,(i),272. Throughout the war the author was involved in the civilian administration of Charleville which was occupied by the Germans. This is his story of that occupation. Intrduction by Maurice Barres.
Published : Hurst & Blackett, London 1919, First Edition
£25.00

Dooner Mildred G. - The "Last Post": Being a Roll of All Officers (Naval, Military or colonial( Who Gave Their Lives for Their Queen, King and Country in the South African War, 1899-1902

Hardback. A very good copy. Pp.vii,446. Frontispiece by W. L. Wyllie. Gives a brief biography of each officer. First published in 1903.
Published : J. B. Hayward & Son 1980,
£8.00

Dooner Mildred G. - The "Lat Post" Being a Roll of All Officers (Naval, Military or Colonial ) Who Gave Their Lives for Their Queen, King and Country in the South African War 1899 - 1902

Hardback. A very good copy in a clear wrapper which has a sellotaped repair. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 446 pages. Frontispiece by W.L. Wyllie. This is a facsimile reprint of the first edition of 1903.
Published : J. B. Hayward & Son 1980,
£10.00

Douglas-Hamilton James - Motive for a Mission the Story Behind Hess's Flight to Britain

A very good copy in a very good, price-clipped , dustwrapper. 290 pages. 12 illustrations. Apart from a few small (coffee?) spots on the fore-edge this is almost a fine copy.
Published : Macmillan, London 1971, First Edition
£10.00

Drendel Lou - Modern Military Aircraft Eagle

4to. Softback. A very good copy. 63pp. Profusely illustrated including colour. The story of the McDonnell F-15 Eagle aircraft.
Published : Squadron/Signal Publications 1985, First Edition
£5.00

Drendel Lou - Phantom11 a Pictorial History of the McDonnell Douglas Phantom 11

4to. Softback. A very good copy. 64pp. Profusely illustrated including colour.
Published : Squadron/Signal Publications 1977, First Edition
£6.00

Drendel Lou - TAC a Pictorial History of the USAF Tactical Air Forces 1970-1977

4to. Softback. A very good copy. 64pp. Profusely illustrated including colour.
Published : Squadron/Signal Publications 1978, First Edition
£6.00

Drew Sir Robert - Commissioned Officers in the Medical Services of the British Army 1660-1960 Volume 11 Roll of Officers in the Royal Army Medical Corps 1898-1960

A near fine copy in the original glacine wrapper (which lacks a piece at top of spine). No foxing or ownership inscription. 452pp. Records biographical details of all permanent Regular officers who were commissioned in the Royal Army Medical Corps between 23 June 1898, the date of its formation, and 1960.
Published : The Wellcome Historical Medical Library, London 1968, First Edition
£18.00

Du Val, Charles - With a Show Through Southern Africa, and Personal Reminiscences of the Transvaal War Vols. I and II

Hardbacks. A good plus two volume set in dark grey cloth decorated in red and lettered in gilt. Some wear and tear with a little loss at the head of the spine of each volume. The boards are now protected in clear, removable sleeves. Some edge foxing. Stain to the rear end-papers of volume II. Vol. I,pp.viii,290. Vol. II,pp.vii,230. Frontis. to each volume + plates and illustrations in the text. Gives an account of the author's travels in southern Africa, including the gold fields and his subsequent involvement in the first Boer War. He is described as "late of the Carbineers, attache to the staff of garrison commandant, and editor of the "News of the Camp" during the investment of Pretoria."
Published : Tinsley Brothers, London 1882, First Edition
£135.00

Dudgeon Major R.C. - History of the Edinburgh or Queen's Regiment Light Infantry Militia (Now) Third Battalion the Royal Scots with Account of the Origin and Progress of the Militia and a Brief Sketch of the Old Royal Scots

A near very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Smallish tears in cloth at head of spine. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xvii,184. Frontispiece and eight other illustrations (including four coloured).
Published : William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh 1882, First Edition
£50.00

Duncan Captain Francis - History of the Royal Regiment of Artillery

A near very good two volume set of the first edition, published in 1872 and 1873. Original dark blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. A little wear at spine ends and board tips. Bookplates. Vol.1,pp.viii,443. Frontispiece. Vol.11,pp.xiii,514. Frontispiece.
Published : John Murray, London 1873, First Edition
£50.00

Duncan W.E. et al (editors) - The Royal Artillery Commemoration Book 1939-1945

Folio. A very good copy. Pp.xl +790. Numerous plates, illustrations and folding maps. A superb record of the regiment's service in World War 2.
Published : G. Bell & Sons 1950, First Edition
£85.00

Dyer, Brigadier-General R.E.H. - The Raiders of the Sarhad Being the Account of a Campaign of Arms and Bluff Against the Brigands of the Persian-Baluchi Border During the Great War

Hardback. A good copy in orange cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and with a decoration of a Sarhad raider. There is a closed tear in the cloth for the bottom two inches at the join of the spine and upper board. Ink writing on front end-papers. Some pages a little roughly opened. 223 pages. 18 illustrations. 2 maps. The fascinating story of a minor campaign of the First World War. Wonderful stuff that could have come straight from a "Flashman" novel! A scarce book.
Published : H.F.& G.Witherby, London 1921, First Edition
£130.00

Dymond, Steve - Researching British Military Medals a Practical Guide

A fine copy in a very good dustwrapper. 143 pages. Many illustrations.
Published : The Crowood Press 1999, First Edition
£15.00

Elliott, W. A. - Esprit de Corps : A Scots Guards Officer on Active Service, 1943-1945

Hardback. A very good copy in a complete, untorn dustwrapper which shows some fading. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 150 pages. Photographs and maps. The author was an officer in the 2nd Battalion of the Scots Guards and gives a graphic account of its activities from the Salerno landings in Italy to the end of the war in Europe.
Published : Michael Russell, Norwich 1996, First Edition
£7.00

Ethell Jeffrey L. - Shark's Teeth Nose Art

4to. Softcover. A very good copy. 128pp. Numerous illustrations in colour and black and white. Traces the history of shark's teeth nose art on aeroplanes from World War 1 onwards.
Published : Airlife Publishing, Shrewsbury 1992, First Edition
£5.00

Evans E. T. - Records of the Third Middlesex Rifle Volunteers and of the Various Corps Which Formed the Second & Sixth Middlesex Administrative Battalions to Which is Prefixed a General Account of the Volunteer Forces of the United Kingdom ---from 1794 to 1884

Hardback. A good copy in faded light brown boards lettered in gilt on upper board and decorated in silver and red. The book has been rebacked with no lettering on the spine but a possible new spine and title piece are loosely laid in together with the remains of the original spine. All edges gilt. No ownership inscription and very little foxing. Pp.xii,[4],352. 20 illustrations including a black and white photographic frontispiece and 19 colour illustrations. The book is described as being "one of the first works of its kind which, as far as the Volunteer force is concerned, has yet been published."
Published : Simpkin Marshall & Co, London 1885, First Edition
£75.00

Evans E.T. - Records of the Third Middlesex Rifle Volunteers and of the Various Corps Which Formed the Second and Sixth Middlesex Administrative Battalions to Which is Prefixed a General Account of the Volunteer Forces of the United Kingdom

A fair copy in the original fawn boards which are lettered in gilt and decorated in silver and red. Browned on spine with some wear to the spine ends. Hinges cracked. All edges gilt. Bookplate and ownership stamp. Pp.xvi,352. 19 (of 20)plates - lacking plate at page 4. Covers the period from 1794 to 1884. Uncommon.
Published : Simpkin Marshall & Co, London 1885, First Edition
£60.00

Ewing, Major John - The Royal Scots 1914-1919 [2 Vols. complete]

Dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. Not a matching set. Vol. I has a little wear to spine. Top edge gilt. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. No dustwrapper.Pp.xxxi, 1-434. Vol. II has sellotape traces to board edges. Dustwrapper with internal and external sellotape marks. Numbers on verso of ttitle page but no other markings. Pp.xii,435-825. Numerous illustrations. 31 maps in text. 5 folding maps at end of vol.I. 6 folding maps at end of Vol. II.
Published : Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh 1925, First Edition
£35.00

Eyal Lt. Col. Eli - From Mirage to Kfir

A very good copy. Softcover. 48pp. Many illustrations including colour. Scale drawing of Kfir loosely laid in. Tells the story of the development of the Kfir combat aeroplane.
Published : Eshel-Dramit Ltd., Israel 1979, First Edition
£10.00

Fairrie Angus - Queen's Own Highlanders (Seaforth and Camerons): An Illustrated History

4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper but with a smallish mark at the foot of the front board and the front panel of the wrapper. A clean copy internally with no ownership inscription or other marking. Pp.xii,283. Numerous illustrations. Described as "a comprehensive record of over 200 years of military service by Highlanders drawn mainly from the north and west of Scotland."
Published : Queen's Own Highlanders Trustees 1998,
£30.00

Farmer John S. - The Regimental Records of the British Army

A vey good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt. A little leaching of the colour from the foot of rear board to the rear end-papers (not noticeable externally). 238 pages. Described as "a historical resume chronologically arranged of titles, campaigns, honours, uniforms, facings, badges, Nicknames etc." A decent copy.
Published : Grant Richards, London 1901, First Edition
£20.00

Farrington Anthony - India General Service Medal, 1895: Casualty Roll

Hardback. 4to. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.vi,166. Lists 2400 British and Indian officers and men and is the first definitve casualty roll covering recipientrs of the Indian General Service Medal 1895.
Published : The London Stamp Exchange Ltd., London 1987, First Edition
£22.00

Ferguson James - Two Scottish Soldiers : A Soldier of 1688 and Blenheim a Soldier of the American Revolution and a Jacobite Laird and His Forbears

A very good copy in dark green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Bevelled edges. A clean copy with no ownership inscription and little foxing. Pp.ix[iii],176. 8 illustrations including frontispiece and illustrations on front and rear board. Three essays on (1) Brigadier Ferguson who was in the Scots brigade, became a Colonel in the Cameronians and was a Brigadier at Blenheim; (2) Lieutenant-Colonel Patrick Ferguson who invented the breechloading rifle and fought in the American War of Independence; and (3) the Forbeses of Blackton, a Jacobite branch of the Forbes family.
Published : D. Wyllie & Son, Aberdeen 1888, First Edition
£65.00

Findlay, Colonel J.M. - With the 8th Scottish Rifles 1914-1919

Hardback. A near very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Ownership inscription on front free end-paper. Some foxing especially to early pages. Pp.xv,240. Frontispiece and 30 plates. 3 folding colour maps. Table. Includes Gallipoli, Egypt, Gaza and the Western Front.
Published : Blackie & Son, London 1926, First Edition
£45.00