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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

Elliot, G.F. Scott - War History of the 5th Battalion King's Own Scottish Borderers

Hardback. Blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and upper board. Some wear and tear to spine ends. Ownership inscription on front fixed end-paper. Pp.xii.[iv], 328. Numerous plates, all of which are present but a number have been loose and amateurishly re-inserted by a previous owner with sellotape and not necessarily in the right place. Maps and plans including two folding maps at rear. The Battalion saw service at Gallipoli, Palestine and the Western Front. Appendices include awards and decorations and soldiers who died in the war. This is a reading copy only hence the price..
Published : Robert Dinwiddie, Dumfries 1928, First Edition
£20.00

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

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 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

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

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

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

Finlay Winifred and Hancock Gillian - Spies and Secret Agents

Illustrated by Gavin Rowe.
A very good copy in a near vg dustwrapper with one shortish tear. 128pp. Line drawings. A collection of stories about spies.
Published : Kaye & Ward, London 1977, First Edition
£8.00

Firkins, Peter - The Australians in Nine Wars : Waikato to Long Tan

Hardback. A very good copy in the original green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Lacks dustwrapper. No ownership inscription and not foxed. 448 pages + index. Many illustrations (including 8 colour plates) and maps.
Published : Robert Hale, London 1972, First Edition
£15.00

Firth, C.H. - Cromwell's Army: History of the English Soldier During the Civil Wars, the Commonwealth and the Protectorate

Hardback. A fine copy in a very good dustwrapper which has one small edge tear. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xv,[i],432. One illustration. Regarded as an invaluable study of Cromwell's New Model Army, this edition has a new Introduction by John Adair.
Published : Greenhill Books, London 1992, New Edition
£15.00

Fisher Rt. Hon. H.A.L. MP (Preface) - British Universities and the War. a Record and Its Meaning

A very good copy. Softcover. Pp.xv,88. Many photographs. A short essay by (mostly) the Principal or Vice-Chancellor of each of the British Universities setting out how their University responded to the outbreak of the First World War. Includes "A Few who have Fallen", being brief notes on a few better known University alumni who fell in the war with some photographs.
Published : The Field & Queen (Horace Cox) Ltd, London 1917, First Edition
£15.00

Forbes Duncan - Johnny Gurkha

A very good copy in a good dustwrapper just slightly chipped and worn at the edges but now protected. Boots stamp on upper board (hidden by dustwrapper). 208pp. 22 illus. 4 maps. The story of the Gurkhas told by an officer serving with them.
Published : Robert Hale, London 1964, First Edition
£5.00

Forteath, G.M. - Pipes, Kukris and Nips

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 149 pages. 16 illustrations. 4 maps. The author's reminiscences cover the period 1929-1945. His book "is a personal account of the duties carried out by an officer in the Old Indian Army, his thoughts and experiences, the people he met and the unusual situations which were encountered. "
Published : The Pentland Press, Edinburgh 1991, First Edition
£25.00

Fortescue John - A Short Account of Canteens in the British Army

Hardback. A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper which shows a little wear and tear at the edges. Blind stamp of previous owner on front end-paper. Pp.xii,79. Frontispiece and one other plate. "Describes the growth of the canteen system from the sutlers of the eighteenth century down to the Navy, Army and Air Force Institute of the present time".
Published : Cambridge University Press 1928, First Edition
£18.00

Fortescue the Hon J.W. - A History of the British Army Volume 1

A good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on the slightly faded spine. Boards a little marked. Internally very good. Partly unopened. Pp.xxxii,591. 22 maps and plans including four folding maps at rear. This, and the second volume, take the story to the close of the Seven Years' War.
Published : Macmillan & Co, London 1899, First Edition
£35.00

Fortescue, the Hon. J.W. - The County Lieutenancies and the Army 1803-1814

Hardback. A near very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. Spine a little marked. No ownership inscription. A little, mainly edge, foxing. Pp.xix,328. This is a study of army recruitment during the period covered and is described by the author as an "overflow" from his "History of the British Army."
Published : Macmillan & Co, London 1909, First Edition
£35.00

Fortescue, the Hon. Sir John - Six British Soldiers

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. In a very good dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Some edge foxing. No ownership inscription. 272 pages. Six illustrations. Chapters on Cromwell, Marlborough, Abercromby, Stuart, Moore and Wellington by a highly regarded military historian.
Published : Williams & Norgate, London 1928, First Edition
£20.00

Fortescue, the Hon. Sir John - Six British Soldiers

Hardback. A good plus copy in dark blue cloth which has patches of fading. Lettered in gilt on the upper board and spine. Gift inscription on card pasted to front fixed end-paper. Some browning to end-papers but not foxed. 272 pages. 6 illustrations. Comprises essays on Cromwell, Marlborough, Abercromby, Stuart, Moore and Wellington.
Published : Williams & Norgate, London 1928, First Edition
£11.00

Foskett Henry - The Rights of the Army Vindicated; in an Appeal to the Public on the Case of Captain Foskett. To Which is Subjoined the Whole of Capt. F's Correspondence with the Respective Commanders-in-Chief, (His Royal Highness the Duke of York and Sir David Dundas) -

A disbound copy lacking the boards and all before the title page. Pp.xxviii,232. Old ownership inscription on title page. Text complete and internally good. Foskett objected when new equipment allocated to the 15th Light Dragoons all went to new troops. This made him unpopular with the Duke of Cumberland who commanded the Regiment and Foskett was then singled out for "harsh and vexatious" treatment designed to drive him out of the Regiment.
Published : J. M. Richardson, London 1810, First Edition
£90.00

Fraser-Tytler Lieut.-Col. Neil - Field Guns in France

Hardback. A good copy in red cloth clearly lettered in black on the rather faded spine. Boards a little marked. Some foxing. 255 pages. Folding maps at rear. The author was a gunnery officer in France from November 1915 to August 1918. The book comprises letters he wrote to his father of his experiences during that period.
Published : Hutchinson, London 1922, First Edition
£30.00

Gardner Brian - Mafeking a Victorian Legend

A very good copy in a dustwrapper which is faded on spine and with two tears on rear panel. Gift inscription on f.e.p. 246pp. 43 illus. 3 maps. An account of the Siege of Mafeking during the Boer War.
Published : Cassell, London 1966, First Edition
£5.00

Gardyne Lt.-Colonel A.D. Greenhill - The Life of a Regiment : The History of the Gordon Highlanders Volume III from 1898 to 1914

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in silver on the spine. No ownership inscription and not foxed. Pp.xix,522. Illustrations, text drawings, maps and plans. Mainly Boer War.
Published : Leo Cooper, London 1972, Second Impression
£30.00

Gardyne Lt.-Colonel C. Greenhill - The Life of a Regiment the History of the Gordon Highlanders from 1816 to 1898 Including an Account of the 75th Regiment from 1787 to 1881

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in black. A little wear at spine ends. No ownership inscription and little foxing. Pp.xxiv,346. Illustrations, maps and plans. This second volume of the Regimental History includes action in India, Afghanistan etc.
Published : The Medici Society, London 1929, Reprint
£20.00

Gardyne, Lt.-Colonel A D. Greenhill - The Life of a Regiment the History of the Gordon Highlanders Volume III from 1898 to 1914

Hardback. A very good copy in a rubbed and edge worn (and torn) dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xix,522. Illustrations, text drawings, maps and plans. Mainly Boer War.
Published : Leo Cooper, London 1972, Reprint
£32.00

Gardyne, Lt.-Colonel C. Greenhill - The Life of a Regiment the History of the Gordon Highlanders from 1816 to 1898 Including an Account of the 75th Regiment from 1787 to 1881

Hardback. A good copy in green cloth lettered in black. Cloth rubbed away along part of the top and fore edges of the rear board. Pp.xxiv,346. Illustrations, maps and plans. This volume of the Regimental History includes action in India, Afghanistan etc.
Published : The Medici Society, London 1929, Reprint
£12.00

Gardyne, Lt.-Colonel C. Greenhill - The Life of a Regiment the History of the Gordon Highlanders from Its Formation in 1794 to 1816

Hardback. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which has minor edge chipping. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xx,438. Illustrations (including coloured plates), maps and plans. This first volume is mainly concerned with the Napoleonic Wars.
Published : The Medici Society, London 1929, Reprint
£40.00

Garrett Richard - Atlantic Disaster the Titanic and Other Victims of the North Atlantic

A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. 286pp. Illustrations. Double page map.
Published : Buchan & Enright, London 1986, First Edition
£6.00