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Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.xiv,316. 7 illustrations. This is the first full-length study of China's involvement in the First World War. "It explains why China wanted to join the war and what its contributions were to the war effort and the emerging world order in the postwar period."
Published : Cambridge University Press 2005, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy in blue and silver cloth with photograph of Sir Douglas Haig laid on to upper board. Water stain at top of spine does not affect the book internally. No ownership inscription. 108 pages. An account of the speeches given at the various ceremonies.
Published : The Moray Press, Edinburgh 1935, First Edition
Hardback. Original red, flexible, cloth covers whch are rather ink-spattered. A good copy internally. Bookplate. Pp.xi,495. 23 sketches (in two documents in pocket at end). Effectively an instruction manual on military tactical exercises without troops.
Published : Hugh Rees Ltd, London 1908, First Edition
A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and decorated with the regimental badge on the upper board. Small ownership inscription on front free end-paper. A little edge foxing but largely clean internally. Pp.xi,394. Seven folding maps. A history of the Regiment in the Boer Wars.
Published : Clarendon Press, Oxford 1929, First Edition
A fine copy in a fine price-clipped dustwrapper. Pp.xxvii,902. 46 illustrations. 11 maps.
Published : Allen Lane the Penguin Press, London 2001, First Edition
A near fine copy in paper covers. 137pp. 12" by 8". Many illustrations.
Published : HMSO, London 1994, First Edition
4to. A very good copy. 64 pages. A lovely clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Illustrations including colour.
Published : Grant & Murray, Edinburgh 1932,
A very good copy of the Large Paper edition being no. 40 of 250 copies. Full red leather lettered in gilt on spine which has five raised bands. Gilt dentelles. All edges gilt. Marbled end-papers. Gift inscription on front end-paper (from C.H. Blakiston of Eton). A little end-paper foxing. Pp.vi,[ii],312. Frontispiece and 8 illustrations/maps.
Published : Seeley & Co., London 1891, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. No ownership inscription and very little foxing. Pp.viii,207. Plans for defending London, Essex and Kent against a possible French invasion. This is a facsimile reprint of the 1804 edition.
Published : E & W Books (Publishers) Ltd 1970,
4to. A very good copy. Softcover. 128pp. A photographic record of the experiences of the north east of Scotland during the Second World War.
Published : Press & Journal 1987, First Edition
4to. Softback. A good copy. Unpaginated. 236 illustrations with accompanying text.
Published : Lomond Books, Edinburgh 1995,
Illustrated by Edmund A. Campbell.
Hardback. 4to. A fine copy in a price-clipped but otherwise near fine dustwrapper. 23 pages of text followed by 32 full-page colour illustrations of yeomanry uniforms on right-hand pages with text on left-hand pages.
Published : Frederick Muller, London 1972, First Edition
Hardback. A near very good copy in a full leather binding with the logo of the New Club, Edinburgh in gilt on the upper board and the ex libris plate of the Club on the front fixed end-paper. Comprises two lists bound in one, being the lists dated 1st January 1858 (No. LXXVII)and 1st April 1858 (No. LXXVIII). Pp.385;393. The title continues: "Distinguishing those who have served in the Peninsula, who were at Waterloo, who have received Medals and other Distinctions, and who have been wounded and in what actions; With the Period of Service both on Full and Half Pay. Giving also the Dates of every Officer's Commissions, and distringuishing those obtained by Purchase."
Published : John Murray, London 1858, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. Cloth marked especially to the back board. Two stamps of the Manchester Artillery Officers' Library and remains of number on small paper label on spine. Some foxing. Pp.xii,108 + 32pp adverts. Nearly 500 figures illustrating military tactics. Uncommon in first edition.
Published : Henry S. King, London 1877,
Hardback. A good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. Boards rather ink spattered. Two stamps of the Manchester Artillery Officers' Library and number on spine. Some foxing. Pp.xv,127 + 30pp catalogue. Nearly 300 figures demonstrating military tactics. Uncommon.
Published : C. Kegan Paul & Co, London 1878, First Edition
Nd but the foreword is dated 1943. Just about good with some wear to the boards. Ownership inscription and blind stamps. 160pp.
Published : John Long, London, First Edition
A very good copy in a very good, price-clipped, dustwrapper. Pp.ix,206. 4 plates. 4 maps, including folding map at rear. Shows how non-combatants were involved by the war between England and France during the years 1338-1362.
Published : Manchester University Press 1966, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A fine copy in a red leather binding lettered in gilt. In a near fine slipcase. All edges gilt. This is no. 536 of 1000 copies signed by a director of the publisher. 318 pages + prelims. Illustrations. This book, by an American correspondent with the Boer forces, was first published in 1900. [Please note this is a heavy book which will require extra postage.]
Published : Scripta Africana, South Africa 1987,
A very good copy in a near vg dustwrapper just a little worn at spine ends. 191pp. Numerous illustrations. The work of 60 war illustrators of the 19th century.
Published : Osprey, London 1977, First Edition
Softback. A very good copy. Signed by the author on the title page. Pp.xviii,,408. 44 black and white illustrations. This is the story of how the foreign women, and the hundreds of Chinese women refugees, caught up in the siege of Peking in 1900 coped.
Published : Holo Books, Oxford 2000, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy in brown cloth lettered in gilt. No ownership inscription and little foxing. Pp.xx,576 + 2pp adverts. 8 maps (one of which is loose and a bit creased). Gives a detailed description of all the main events of the Mutiny.
Published : W. H. Allen & Co., London 1885,
Hardback. A good copy in brown cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Some wear and tear at top of spine. Some edge foxing. Hinges a little tender. Ownership inscription at head of title page. Pp.xx,582 + 6pp publisher's adverts. Two maps including a general map of India which is loose and torn. Six plans.
Published : W.H. Allen & Co, London 1888,
A near fine copy in a similar price-clipped dustwrapper. 256 pages. Many illustrations including colour. Maps and diagrams. As well as being a guide the book includes eye-witness accounts.
Published : Moorland Publishing Co. 1989, First Edition
Hardbacks. A very good two volume set in full dark gree calf with gilt dentelles, the spines decorated in gilt and lettered in gilt on maroon title-pieces. A little rubbing/wear to spine ends. Marbled end-papers. Each frontispiece and the title page of Vol. II are cropped with no loss. Two ownership inscriptions on the front end-paper of each volume. A little foxing mainly to early and late pages. Vol. I pp.x,ii,379. Vol.II pp.x,510 + "The Second Funeral of Napoleon Bonaparte" ---(28pp) and "Facsimiles of Napoleon's Various Signatures" (12pp). Numerous wood engravings, some full page. Photographs available on request. [Please note these two volumes weigh more than 2kg and will require extra postage].
Published : Robert Tyas, London 1841, First Edition
A good copy in green cloth lettered and decorated in silver. Gift inscription dated 1917 on front end-paper. 84pp. 4 folding maps. Loosely inserted is a 4pp pamphlet comprising a speech by the author entitled "The 60th Americans now the King's Royal Rifle Corps and its connection with the United States of America". Also loosely inserted is a 1page leaflet about the book headed "Notice to the General Public".
Published : Warren & Son, Winchester 1917,
A very good copy in dark greyish blue cloth. Pp.vi,74. Illustrated. Includes chapters on each of the World Wars with short Rolls of Honour for each.
Published : Published for the Regiment, Chatham 1962, First Edition
Nd. c. 1935. A good copy in rather soiled boards. Some foxing mainly to page ends. 223pp. 26 illustrations. The biography of a First World War flying ace.
Published : John Hamilton Ltd., London, First Edition
A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. In a good dustwrapper with edge tears and smallish chips. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xiii,207. Frontispiece and 13 illustrations. Covers work transporting the wounded, in hospitals, with prisoners of war etc.
Published : Jackson Son & Company, Glasgow 1952, First Edition
Hardback. A near fine copy in a fine dustwrapper which is now protected in a removeable sleeve. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Small ownership label on front end-paper. Pp.xiv,257. 63 illustrations.
Published : The Shetland Publishing Company, Lerwick 1988, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy decorated on the upper board. In a good dustwrapper which has only minor edge tears/chips. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 216 pages. Illustrations. Maps. A fairly scarce Second World War battalion history. Includes a Roll of Honour, a list of wounded, awards, military glossary and a list of all "Other Ranks" who embarked for North-West Europe in October 1944.
Published : Privately Published, Halle, Germany 1945, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a near fine dustwrapper. Some light edge foxing. 171 pages. "An alphabetically compiled record of officers and nursing sisters who died in the service of their country identifying where they died and are commemorated". This is volume III of "The Cross of Sacrifice".
Published : Roberts, Reading 1994, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 165 pages. "An alphabetically compiled record of british officers who died in service of their country identifying where they died and are commemorated". This is volume II of "The Cross of Sacrifice".
Published : Roberts, Reading 1993, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a fine dustwrapper. 321 pages. "An alphabetically compiled record identifying where they died and are commemorated". Includes Commonwealth navies and air forces. This is volume IV of "The Cross of Sacrifice".
Published : Roberts, Reading 1996, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A fine copy in a very good dustwrapper which has a closed edge tear. 380 pages. "An alphabetically compiled record of British officers who died in service of their country identifying where they died and are commemorated".
Published : Roberts Medals Ltd 1993, First Edition
Hardback. A near very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Would be very good but for not too bad mark on the front board. Ex libris plate of Viscount Bracken of Christchurch (Better known as Brendan Bracken who was Minister of Information in the British Government from 1941 to 1945). 240 pages. Frontispiece and 15 illustrations. 9 maps (including 6 folding). The Hawke Battalion of the Royal Naval Division fought at Gallipoli and on the Western Front.
Published : Ernest Benn, London 1925, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's blue cloth with silver title on spine. Inscribed by Johnnie Johnson on title page. Many black and white photographs. 213 pages. Fine dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and which is protected in a removable cover. Johnnie Johnson became the Allies' most successful fighter leader on the Western Front destroying 38 enemy aircraft while commanding the brilliant Canadian Spitfire formations. Laddie Lucas commanded the top scoring fighter squadron in the critical air battle for Malta in the spring and summer of 1942.
Published : Stanley Paul, London 1990, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. Spine darkened. Some ink marking to upper board. Bookplate of Artillery Sergeants' Library but no other markings. Pp.vi,,191. Six pages of diagrams at end with a reference table to them. A scarce work on the strategy of military attacks (and defending against them) at night.
Published : William Clowes & Sons, London 1886, First Edition
A very good copy in yellow cloth lettered in black. Pp.xvi,325. 81 plates. First published in 1933 this is a serious study of tank warfare concentrating on British, French and German tank combat history.
Published : WE Inc., Old Greenwich, Conn. 1969,
Hardback. 4to. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 160 pages. Numerous illustrations. The full story of a remarkable aeroplane.
Published : Crowood Press 1998, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in silver. A lovely clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.x,227. Illustrations. Tables. The author was Professor of Anatomy at Edinburgh University. This must be the definitive book on the subject.
Published : Greenwood Press 2001, First Edition
Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 361 pages. 10 illustrations. "This Regius Chair was the only one of its type in Britain for almost 50 years and was established during the Peninsular War."
Published : Editions Rodopi B.V., Amsterdam 2003, First Edition
A good set overall. Blindstamped red cloth bindings lettered in gilt. Each volume has some tears in the cloth at join of spine and upper board. In volumes I and III the tears are fairly minor. In volume II there is a three inch long tear. Internally each volume is very good with no ownership inscription and little foxing. Vol. I is ninth edition, 1880. Vol. II is fifth edition, 1888. Vol. III is fourth edition, 1880. Pp.xiv,,656; xvi,,692; xvi,702. Six folding maps/plans. Photographs available on request. [ Please note this is a heavy set which will require extra postage].
Published : W.H. Allen & Co, London,
4to. A very good copy. Pp.xv,124. A memoir of a Scottish Jacobite who saw action in the 1715 rising and subsequently in the service of Peter the Great of Russia.
Published : Spalding Club, Edinburgh 1843, First Edition
A very good copy in a good dustwrapper with two smallish chips. Bookplate. 310pp. Illustrated. This is a study of German air power between 1915 and 1945.
Published : Frederick Muller, London 1967, First Edition
Softback. A very good copy with black and white photographs on front and rear covers. No inscriptions. Many black and white photographs. 192 pages. "No other area of Britain, far less Scotland, is better suited to tell the story of the Second World War. Many areas have a mining tradition. Many coastal communities have docks. Many areas can boast a rural and urban mix, and many areas welcomed different nationalities during the war years. But Levenmouth combined them all - like no other."
Published : Windfall Books 2005, First Edition
A good copy in the original pebbled cloth which shows some fading to the spine. A little wear at top of spine. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xlvii,531. One illustration. The text of this volume is stated to be the same as that of the first volume of the author's "Invasion of the Crimea."
Published : William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London 1874,
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