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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 good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the slightly faded spine. A little wear to the spine ends. Bookplate states "From the Mollo Collection." Pp.xx,438. Numerous illustrations including maps and plans. This is the first volume of the history of the Gordon Highlanders.
Published : The Medici Society, London 1929, Reprint
£20.00

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

General Staff, War OIffice - Field Service Pocket Book 1914 (Reprinted, with Amendments, 1916)

A good copy with black cloth spine and paper covers with flaps on each cover. Pp.xii,290. 21 plates (some folding and coloured).
Published : His Majessty's Stationery Office, London 1916,
£25.00

Gibbon Constantine Fitz - The Blitz

Illustrated by Henry Moore.
A very good copy in a poor dustwrapper. 272pp. 8 plates. The story of the Blitz on London and what life was like during it.
Published : Allan Wingate, London 1957, First Edition
£8.00

Gibbons Floyd - The Red Knight of Germany Baron Von Richthofen Germany's Great War Airman

A very good copy in maroon cloth lettered in gilt on spine. Not very noticeable tear in cloth at foot of spine. A few spots of fore-edge foxing. 408pp. 8 illustrations.
Published : Cassell, London 1930, First Edition
£20.00

Gillon, Captain Stair - The K.O.S.B. In the Great War

Hardback. A near very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and decorated in gilt on the upper board. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. A few pages roughly opened. Pp.xiv,488. Frontispiece and 10 illustrations. 6 maps in rear pocket + maps in text. A history of the various Battalions of the King's Own Scottish Borderers in the First World War. Includes Western Front, Gallipoli and the Midle East.
Published : Thomas Nelson & Sons 1930, First Edition
£60.00

Gleig George Robert - The Light Dragoon

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,
£35.00

Gleig, G.R. - The Life of Arthur Duke of Wellington

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
£30.00

Gleig, G.R. - The Life of Arthur Duke of Wellington

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
£30.00

Gliddon Gerald - The Aristocracy and the Great War

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
£50.00

Gliddon, Gerald - V. C.s of the Somme : A Biographical Portrait

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
£6.00

Gneisenau, General Count (with Considerable Additions By J.E. Marston) - The Life and Campaigns of Field-marshal Prince Blucher, of Wahlstatt, from the Period of His Birth and First Appointment in the Prussian Service, Down to His Second Entry Into Paris in 1815

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
£80.00

Goldsmith Margaret - Women at War

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
£20.00

Gordon Charles George - Letters of General C.G. Gordon to His Sister M.A. Gordon

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
£20.00

Gordon Major Lawrence L. - British Batles and Medals

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
£30.00

Goss, Captain J. et al - A Border Battalion : The History of the 7/8th (Service) Battalion King's Own Scottish Borderers

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
£65.00

Graham John W. - Conscription and Conscience : A History 1916-1919

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
£35.00

Grant, Graham - Laggan Remembers : A Tribute to the Young Men Named on the Laggan War Memorial Who Gave Their Lives in Two World Wars 1914-1918 and 1939-1945

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
£20.00

Grant, Roderick - The 51st Highland Division at War

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
£15.00

Gross, Charles Joseph - Prelude To Total Force: The Air National Guard 1943-1969 (The United States Air Force General Histories)

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
£15.00

Gubbins, Martin Richard - An Account of the Mutinies in Oudh, and of the Siege of the Lucknow Residency; with Some Observations on the Condition of the Province of Oudh, and on the Causes of the Mutiny of the Bengal Army

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
£140.00

Guoqi, Xu - China and the Great War - China's Pursuit of a New National Identity and Internationalization

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
£48.00

Gurney, W.B. (Short-hand Writer) - The Trial of Colonel Quentin, of the Tenth, or, Prince of Wales's Own Regiment of Hussars, By a General Court-Martial, Held at Whitehall, on Monday, the 17th of October 1814; And Continued, By Adjournment, Till Monday the 31st of October, 1814

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
£100.00

Haig Lady (Editor) - A Scottish Tour: An Account of the Freedoms of Cities and Burghs in Scotland and University Honours Conferred on Sir Douglas Haig After the Great War

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
£15.00

Haking Colonel R.C.B. - Staff Rides and Regimental Tours

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
£30.00

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 & Reserve Battalions 1914-1919

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
£70.00

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
£38.00

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

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
£58.00

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, Second Impression
£6.00

Hamley, General Sir Edward - The War in the Crimea

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
£85.00

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,
£14.00

Hanna Henry - The Pals at Suvla Bay Being the Record of "D" Company of the 7th Royal Dublin Fusiliers

Hardback. A very good copy in the original cloth lettered and decorated in gilt and with a horizontal band of the regimental colours. In a near very good dustwrapper which is a little frayed at the top of the spine. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. No ownership inscription. Some, mainly edge and rear end-paper foxing. 244 pages. 8 colour plates. Black and white illustrations. Maps. Includes short biographical notes and photographs of the 300 "Pals". The landing at Suvla Bay was part of the disastrous Gallipoli Campaign in the First World War. Scarce especially in dustwrapper.
Published : E. Ponsonby Ltd., Dublin 1916, First Edition
£250.00

Harfield Alan (Editor) - The Life and Times of a Victorian Officer Being the Journals and Letters of Colonel Benjamin Donisthorpe Alsop Donne CB

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
£9.00

Hargrave John - The Suvla Bay Landing

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
£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
£25.00

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, Reprint
£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
£25.00

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