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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

Dawes, Charles G. - A Journal of Reparations

Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. Trace of a small label having been removed from foot of spine and perhaps a bookplate having been removed from front fixed end-paper. Ex libris plate of The Viscount Bracken of Christchurch P.C. on front fixed end-paper. Author's compliments slip tipped in to front free end-paper. A clean copy without foxing. Pp.xxxv,527. 8 illustrations. The author was Chairman of the First Committee of Experts of the Reparation Commission which was set up after the First World War by the victorious Allied Powers to impose compensation payments on Germany and her allies. The book comprises the diary which Dawes kept as Chairman of the Committee of Experts.
Published : Macmillan & Co, London 1939, First Edition
£30.00

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 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

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
£18.00

Dewar Thomas F. - With the Scottish Yeomanry Being a Reprint, Somewhat Altered and Extended, of Letters Written from South Africa During the War of 1899-1901

Hardback. A good plus copy in red cloth lettered in black. Some dust soiling to boards. No ownership inscription and not foxed internally. 198 pages. The book originated as letters published in the "Arbroath Guide" during the course of the Boer War to inform its readers of "the fate and fortune" of the Scottish Yeomanry.
Published : T. Buncle & Co, Arbroath 1901, First Edition
£70.00

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 U K 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

Hardback (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, Reprint
£15.00

Domelier Henri - Behind the Scenes at German Headquarters

Hardback. 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
£30.00

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, Reprint
£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,
£12.00

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

Doyle, Colonel Arthur - A Hundred Years of Conflict - Being Some Records of the Services of Six Generals of the Doyle Family 1756-1856

Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. In a very good dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. Some off-setting to end-papers and foxing to rear end-papers but generally clean internally with only a light pencilled ownership inscription. Pp.ix,198. Frontispiece and ten plates. Errata slip tipped-in. Longmans' "Autumn Announcements" dated October 1911 loosely laid in. A nice copy of this record of the military service over a century of six members of the Doyle family. Uncommon in dustwrapper.
Published : Longmans Green & Co, London 1911, First Edition
£75.00

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

Duberly, Mrs. Henry - Journal Kept During the Russian War : From the Departure of the Army from England in April 1854, to the Fall of Sebastopol

Hardback. A near very good copy in the original blind-stamped cloth. Spine lettering rather dull but readable. A little wear to spine ends. The boards are now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. No ownership inscription. Moderate foxing. Pp.[xii],311 + 24pp publisher's catalogue dated September 1855. The author accompanied her husband to the Crimean War and was the only officer's wife at the Front. Captain Duberly was paymaster to the 8th Hussars who were part of the light cavalry which took part in the charge of the Light Brigade. Her Journal "not only includes eye-witness accounts, but is also a record of gossip and rumours circulating in the British Army." Loosely inserted is a print of a photograph of Captain and Mrs. Duberly taken in the Crimea in 1855 by Roger Fenton one of the first war photographers.
Published : Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, London 1855, First Edition
£225.00

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

Duncan, Major Francis - History of the Royal Regiment of Artillery. Compiled from the Original Records [Two Vols. Complete]

Hardback. A very good two volume set lettered in gilt on spine and decorated in gilt on upper board. No ownership inscription. Some foxing to edges and early and late pages. Pp.xii,443;xi ,511. Portrait frontispiece to each volume.
Published : John Murray, London 1879, Third Edition
£50.00

Dunsany Lord - Tales of War

A fair to good copy. Tear at top of spine. Spine lettering faded. Ownership inscription. 156pp. Stories of the First World War.
Published : The Talbot Press, Dublin 1918, First Edition
£14.00

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
£180.00

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

Edmonds, Brigadier-General Sir James E. - Military Operations France and Belgium, 1918 the German March Offensive and Its Preliminaries Text Volume, Map Volume and Appendices

Illustrated by Major A.F. Becke.
Hardbacks. Three volumes all in very good condition and complete. Some fading to spines but gilt lettering clearly readable. A clean set with no ownership inscription and not foxed. Text vol. pp.xxx,569. 20 sketches and maps + 2 end-paper maps. Appendices vol. ppviii,148. Includes 32 Appendices. Maps vol. includes 13 folding maps. Loosely inserted is the Addenda and Corrigenda pamphlet issued with this volume which runs to 7 pages and relates to earlier volumes in the series.
Published : Macmillan & Co, London 1935, First Edition
£140.00

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
£8.00

Ellison Wallace - Escapes and Adventures

Hardback. A very good copy in black cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Neat ownership inscription on front end-paper. Pp.xii,311. Frontispiece and 25 illustrations. An account of the author's escape attempts fom German prisons and a prisoner of war camp during the First World War.
Published : William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh and London 1929, Third Impression
£20.00

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
£85.00

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 John - The History of the 9th (Scottish) Division 1914-1919

Hardback. A near very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and with a thistle in gilt on the front board.. A touch of wear to spine ends. No ownership inscription. Light edge foxing. Four early pages are a little marked. Pp.xviii,435. 20 landscape illustrations + 4 portrait illustrations. 11 folding maps at end of book. The Division fought on the Western Front from May 1915 till the end of the First World War.
Published : John Murray, London 1921, First Edition
£45.00

Ewing Major John - The Royal Scots 1914-1919 [2 volumes]

Hardbacks. A good two volume set in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on spines. Front board of Volume I a little marked. Presentation inscription on each volume from a Captain Moncreiff to the "officers' mess 10th(HD)Bn. the Royal Scots." Pp.xxxi,1-434;pp.xii,435-825. Numerous illustrations (but lacking the frontispiece to Vol.I).. 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
£40.00

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

Hardbacks. 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
£40.00

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

Hardback. 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, Second (Revised) Edition
£30.00

Falls Cyril - The Life of a Regiment Volume IV: The Gordon Highlanders in the First World War 1914-1919

Hardback. A good copy in rather worn green cloth. Spine faded. Pp.xv,276. 21 maps. The story of the Gordon Highlanders on the Western Front in the First World War.
Published : Aberdeen University Press 1958, First Edition
£45.00

Farmer Henry George - History of the Royal Artillery Band 1762-1953

A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Sellotape traces on end-papers otherwise a nice clean copy internally without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xiv,485. 24 plates.
Published : Royal Artillery Institution, London 1954, First Edition
£20.00

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

Hardback. 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
£25.00

Fellowes-Gordon Ian - The Battle for Naw Seng's Kingdom General Stilwell's North Burma Campaign and Its Aftermath

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Bookplate. Pp.x,176. 20 illustrations. The story of the fighting in Burma in the Second World War and particularly the story of the Kachin levies.
Published : Leo Cooper, London 1971, First Edition
£10.00

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

Hardback. 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
£80.00

Fincastle, Viscount and Eliott-Lockhart P.C. - A Frontier Campaign : a Narrative of the Operations of the Malakand and Buner Field Forces 1897-1898

Hardback. A near very good copy in red cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. The boards are now protected by a clear, removable sleeve. Bookplate. Stamped ownership inscription on title and half-title pages. A little underlining in red which removes easily. 232 pages + 40pp publisher's catalogue dated February 1898. 16 illustrations. Folding map at rear. The story of two British Campaigns on the North-West Frontier of India.
Published : Methuen & Co, London 1898, First Edition
£40.00

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