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Haldane, Lieut-Colonel M.M. - A History of the Fourth Battalion the Seaforth Highlanders with Some Account of the Military Annals of Ross the Fencibles the Volunteers and of the Home Defence & Reserve Battalions 1914-1919

Illustrated by Captain Finlay Mackinnon.
A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on spine and decorated in gilt on the spine and upper board. Spine a little faded but title lettering clearly readable. No ownership inscription. Some edge foxing but apart from browning to endpapers largely clean internally. 372 pages. 17 colour plates. 6 black and white plates + 14 chapter head-pieces. 19 maps. The battalion fought on the Western Front from January 1915 till the end of the war, including at Neuve Chapelle, Loos, the Somme, Arras, Ypres, Cambrai etc.
Published : H.F.& G.Witherby, London 1927, First Edition
£60.00

Haldane, Lieut-Colonel M.M. - A History of the Fourth Battalion the Seaforth Highlanders with Some Account of the Military Annals of Ross the Fencibles the Volunteers and of the Home Defence and Reserve 1914-1919

Illustrated by Captain Finlay Mackinnon.
Hardback. A near very good copy in red cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Small tear in cloth at edge of slightly faded spine. No ownership inscription and little foxing. 372 pages. 16 (of17) colour plates - lacking the plate at page 18, 6 black and white plates, 14 chapter headpieces, 19 maps. A Western Front Battalion history of the First World War.
Published : H.F.& G.Witherby, London 1927, First Edition
£30.00

Hall, Colonel Sir John - The Coldstream Guards 1885-1914

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
£48.00

Hamilton Nigel - The Full Monty Volume 1: Montgomery of Alamein 1887-1942

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
£15.00

Hamilton Tim - Identification Friend or Foe Being the Story of Aircraft Recognition

A near fine copy in paper covers. 137pp. 12" by 8". Many illustrations.
Published : HMSO, London 1994, First Edition
£7.00

Hamilton, General Sir Ian (Introduction) - The Scottish National War Memorial

4to. A very good copy. 64 pages. A lovely clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Illustrations including colour.
Published : Grant & Murray, Edinburgh 1932,
£6.00

Hamley, General Sir Edward - The War in the Crimea

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
£75.00

Hanger, Colonel George - Reflections on the Menaced Invasion, and the Means of Protecting the Capital, by Preventing the Enemy from Landing in Any Part Contiguous to It ...

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,
£12.00

Hargrave John - The Suvla Bay Landing

Hardback. A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper which shows a little edge wear. Bookplate of Compton Mackenzie. Some fairly light edge foxing. 266 pages. 36 plates. 16 maps and diagrams. The author, who was a veteran of Gallipoli, tells the story of the doomed campaign partly as a historical account and partly from his own experience.
Published : Macdonald, London 1964, First Edition
£18.00

Hargrave John - The Suvla Bay Landing

A very good copy in red cloth lettered in silver on spine. In a good dustwrapper which shows a little edge wear and tear. A clean copy internally with no inscription or other marking. 266 pages. 36 plates. 16 maps and diagrams. An account of the Gallipoli campaign in the First World War by an author who took part in it.
Published : Macdonald & Co., London 1964, First Edition
£12.00

Harris Paul - Aberdeen & the North East at War

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
£14.00

Harris Paul - Aberdeen and the North East at War

4to. Softback. A good copy. Unpaginated. 236 illustrations with accompanying text.
Published : Lomond Books, Edinburgh 1995,
£10.00

Harris R. G. - Fifty Years of Yeomanry Uniforms Volume One

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
£20.00

Hart Liddell - The Ghost of Napoleon

Hardback. A good copy in the original cloth which shows signs of wear and traces of staining. The boards are now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. Ownership inscriptions. 199 pages. A newspaper cutting showing two sketches of Napoleon has been pasted to the front fixed end-paper. The main historical theme of the book is "the movement of military thought from the Eighteenth to the Twentieth century and its influence on European history." A scarcer title by this highly regarded military author.
Published : Faber & Faber, London 1933, First Edition
£75.00

Hart, H.G. - The New Army List, and Militia List; Exhibiting the Rank, Standing, and Various Services of Every Regimental Officer in the Army Serving on Full Pay, Including the Royal Marines; ---

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
£75.00

Heintze Sarah et al - Pro Patria Mori the Edinburgh Academy at War 1914-1918

Hardback. A very good copy. Inscription "To Alan With Best Wishes Sarah" may be from the Executive Editor to the Associate Editor. 292 pages. Illustrated. A First World War Roll of Honour with brief biographies, and often photographs, of former Edinburgh Academy pupils who died in the conflict.
Published : The Einburgh Academy and the Edinburgh Academy Foundation, Edinburgh 2015, First Edition
£35.00

Helvig Hugo - Tactical Examples Volume I - The Battalion

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,
£90.00

Helvig Hugo - Tactical Examples Volume II - The Regiment and Brigade

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
£120.00

Hermann Hauptmann - The Rise and Fall of the Luftwaffe

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
£8.00

Hewitt H.J. - The Organization of War Under Edward 111 1338-62

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
£15.00

Hillegas, Howard C. - With the Boer Forces

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,
£30.00

Hodgson Pat - The War Illustrators

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
£5.00

Hoe, Susanna - Women at the Siege : Peking 1900

Softback. A very good copy. Signed by the author on the title page. Pp.xviii,[4],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
£15.00

Holmes T. R. E. - A History of the Indian Mutiny, and of the Disturbances Which Accompanied it Among the Civil Population

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,
£22.00

Holmes, T.R.E. - A History of the Indian Mutiny, and of the Disturbances Which Accompanied it Among the Civil Population

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,
£40.00

Holroyd, Rex W. (Foreword) - Edinburgh Institution and Melville College Roll of Honour 1914-1918 and 1939-1945

Hardback. A fine copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and upper board. Pp.vii,198. Gives a brief biography, often with a photograph, of pupils of Edinburgh Institution and Melville College who died on active service during the First or Second World War. Scarce. It seems that a limited number of bound copies were produced.
Published : Melville College Trust, Edinburgh 2001, First Edition
£45.00

Holt, Tonie; Holt, Valmai - The Visitor's Guide to Normandy Landing Beaches, Memorials and Museums

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
£7.00

Horne R.H. (Editor) - The History of Napoleon ---Illustrated with Many Engravings on Wood from Designs By Raffet and Horace Vernet [2 Vols. Complete]

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
£160.00

Hutcheson, Robt. T. (Editor) - Roll of Honour : Roll of Members of the University of Glasgow Who Lost Their Lives in the Service of Their Country 1939-1945

Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and lettered and decorated in gilt on the upper board. A clean copy with no ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.vii,26. Frontispiece and one other full page illustration. Gives rank, unit, subject of study or degree etc.
Published : University Court, University of Glasgow 1952, First Edition
£20.00

Hutton Lieutenant-General Sir Edward - A Brief History of the King's Royal Rifle Corps 1755 to 1915

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,
£18.00

Ikin Major C.W. Et al - Lewisham Gunners a Centenary History of 291st (4th London) Field Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) Formerly 2nd Kent R.G.A. (Volunteers)

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
£17.00

Immelmann Franz - Immelmann "The Eagle of Lisle"

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
£10.00

Insh George Pratt - The War-Time History of the Scottish Branch British Red Cross Society

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
£20.00

Irvine James W. - The Waves are Free Shetland/Norway Links 1940 to 1945

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
£30.00

Jackson, Lt.-Col. E.D. (Foreword) - War History 1939-1945 The Fourth Bn. King's Own Scottish Borderers

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
£60.00

James, Lionel - The Indian Frontier War Being an Account of the Mohmund and Tirah Expeditions 1897

Hardback. A fair copy externally with the spine cloth soiled and with tears. Internally a good copy with a small repaired tear to the half-title. Pp.xviv,300 + 32pp publisher's adverts. Frontispiece and 30 illustrations. 10 maps and plans. The author was Reuter's Special Correpondent to the expeditions. [Photographs available on request].
Published : William Heinemann, London 1898, First Edition
£45.00

Jarvis S.D And D.B. - Officers Who Died in the Service of British Commonwealth and Colonial Navies, Regiments and Corps and Air Forces 1914-1919

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
£24.00

Jarvis S.D And D.B. - Officers Who Died in the Service of the Royal Navy, Royal Naval Reserve, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, Royal Marines, Royal Naval Air Service and Royal Air Force 1914-1919

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
£12.00

Jarvis S.D. And D.B. - Non- Commissioned Officers, Men and Women of the United Kingdom, Commonwealth and Empire Who Died in the Service of the Royal Navy, Royal Marines, Royal Naval Air Service, Royal Flying Corp and the Royal Air Force 1914-1921

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
£20.00

Jarvis S.D. And D.B. - Officers Who Died in the Service of British, Indian and East African Regiments and Corps 1914-1919

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
£12.00

Jerrold Douglas - The Hawke Battalion : Some Personal Records of Four Years, 1914-1918

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
£60.00

Johnson J.E. (Johnnie) Air Vice Marshall & Lucas P.B. (Laddie) Wing Commander - Glorious Summer, The Story of the Battle of Britain

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
£35.00

Johnson Captain R.F. - Night Attacks: a Treatise on Nocturnal Tactics

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,[2],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
£58.00

Jones Ralph E., Rarey George H. And Icks Robert J. - The Fighting Tanks from 1916 to 1933

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,
£20.00

Jones, Barry - Hawker Hunter

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
£14.00