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Hardbacks. A very good two volume set in green cloth lettered in gilt. A clean set without ownership inscription, foxing or other internal marking. Pp.309;327. Edition limited to 125 copies. Gleig was a Scottish soldier, military writer and priest. These volumes bear to be the journal of George Farmer, a private in the 11th Light Dragoons, during the Napoleonic Wars. The book was first published in 1844.
Published : Ken Trotman Ltd., Cambridge 1999,
Hardback. A good plus copy in a full red leather binding lettered and deorated in gilt on the spine which has five raised bands. Marbled edges and end-papers. Hand-written prize inscription from 1864 on front free end-paper. Pp.vii,496. Frontispiece portrait of the Duke.
Published : Longman Green Longman Roberts and Green, London 1864, The People's Edition
Hardback. A good plus copy in the original red cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Would be very good but for minor tears to spine ends and tears at join of spine and upper board. Unobtrusive ownership stamp on front fixed end-paper. Not foxed. Pp.xvi,[iv],496. Tissue-guarded frontispiece. A revised edition with a new preface.
Published : Longmans Green Reader and Dyer, London 1867, The People's Edition
Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.xxiii,545. Numerous illustrations. Described as "a historical record of the role of the aristocracy of Great Britain and Ireland in the Great War." Includes Peers and some Baronets with more than 600 families covered. This "is the fullest account to date of the role played by this privileged, talented and ultimately tragic group."
Published : Gliddon Books, Norwich, Norfolk 2002, First Edition
Hardback. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. Pp.viii,212. Many black and white illustrations. Maps. Biographical portraits of the 51 men who received Victoria Crosses during the Battle of the Somme in the First World War arranged chronologically so that the story of the battle is re-told.
Published : Gliddon Books, Norwich 1991, First Edition
Hardback. A good plus copy in the original paper-covered boards with brown cloth spine. Some wear to title-piece but lettering readable. Bookplate of Sir Lees Knowles, a Member of Parliament and military historian who wrote a number of books on Napoleon. A little foxing. Pp.[xx],429,[xiv], + 8pp publisher's adverts. Frontispiece portrait of Blucher + 11 battle plans on 6 plates as called for but lacks the general map of Germany.
Published : Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, London 1815, First English Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in silver. Some darkening to spine. No ownership inscription and only a little foxing. 224 pages. 28 illustrations. A study of the work carried out by women in England during the Second World War.
Published : Lindsay Drummond, Edinburgh 1942, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in maroon cloth. Spine lettering a little dull. A clean copy with no ownership inscription and little foxing. Pp.xvi,304. The letters date from 1854 to 1884.
Published : Macmillan, London 1902, Reprint
A good copy in a rather edge-worn dustwrapper which has chips at the top of the spine (but not affecting the title lettering). Rear hinges cracked. Pp.xvi,451. Numerous illustrations. Loosely inserted are sheets of addenda and corrigenda dated August 1964, August 1965 and December 1966. Includes "a description of every campaign medal and bar awarded since the Armada, with the historical reasons for their award and the names of all the ships, regiments and squadrons of the Royal Air Force whose personnel are entitled to them".
Published : Privately Published 1962, Third Revised and Enlarged Edition
Hardback. A near very good copy in blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. The boards are now protected by a clear, removable sleeve. Pencilled ownership inscription. Not foxed. Pp.xx,367. Frontispiece and 12 illustrations (including four maps). One plate loose and a little torn at edges. The battalion fought on the Western Front from July 1915. Quite scarce in first edition.
Published : T.N. Foulis, Edinburgh and London 1920, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on spine. Some foxing. No ownership inscription. 388 pages. An interesting study of conscientious objection to conscription in the First World War.
Published : George Allen & Unwin, London 1922, First Edition
Softback. A near fine copy. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.x,414. Profusely illustrated in colour and black and white. "The stories of the men from the Parish of Laggan who lost their lives in two World Wars. It also tells the stories of their families and of life in a Highland community in times of war and peace." Maps. Family trees.
Published : Published By the Author 2014, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a good, price-clipped, dustwrapper with fairly minoe edge tears. No ownership inscription and not foxed. 160 pages. Photographs throughout. A largely pictorial history of the Division in the Second World War.
Published : Ian Allan 1977, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in blueish-green boards lettered and decorated in silver. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xv,251. Numerous illustrations. A study of the United Staes reserve force to its regular Air Force.
Published : Office Of Air Force History, Washington D. C. 1985, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in the original red cloth. Rebacked with the old spine (missing pieces at each end) laid down. New end-papers. Ownership inscription dated 1858. Pp.xii,464 + 32pp publisher's adverts dated July 1858. Frontispiece + 3 tissue-guarded plates. 5 maps/plans, all but one folding. The author was Financial Commissioner for Oudh and describes himself as "the intimate adviser and confidant of" Sir Henry Lawrence, the British Commisioner at Lucknow, who died during the siege.
Published : Richard Bentley, London 1858, First Edition
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 the original paper-covered boards with a quarter dark green cloth binding. The spine is wrinkled and the paper title label is chipped although the lettering is virtually intact. Old ownership inscription on front free end-paper. Pp.vii,[i],272 + 8 page publisher's catalogue. Foldout Register of Regimental Courts-Martial Commencing 14th December 1812. Quentin fought in the Napoleonic wars. He was court-martialled on multiple counts of dereliction of duty. Photographs available on request.
Published : Gale, Curtis, and Fenner, London 1814, Second 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
Illustrated by Captain Finlay Mackinnon.
Hardback. 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
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
Hardback. 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, Second Impression
Hardback. 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,
A near-fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. 231pp. Frontispiece. Numerous illustrations from paintings and sketches by Colonel Donne including colour. Donne saw service in the West Indies, Cyprus, Egypt, India, South Africa etc.
Published : The Wincanton Press 1986, First Edition
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
Hardback. 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
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, Reprint
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 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
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 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
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, First Edition in English
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
Hardback. A near very good copy in publisher's red cloth with title in gilt on spine. Inscribed on front free endpaper "With best wishes from "G for George". Staple rust mark on front free endpaper which has gone through to next page and rust mark on reverse of front board. Small black and white illustrations in text. 185 pages + one page catalogue at rear. Good dustwrapper showing small chips and closed tears,rust mark on inner flap, not price-clipped and protected in a removable cover. The book outlines the adventures of the author from the day of the outbreak of war in Poland - through Rumania and France; also the activities of the Polish Air Force in Britain
Published : Polish Book Depot, Edinburgh 1944, 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 very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. Limited edition no. 957 of 1500. A nice clean copy without foxing, ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.lviii,240. Numerous illustrations including colour. The definitive work on the subject.
Published : Constantia Classics, Sandton, South Africa 1982, 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
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