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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 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

Halley, Derek - The Iron Claw: A Conscript's Tale

Softback. A very good copy. Signed by author on title page. 160 pages. Illustrated. The author was a conscript who served with the Black Watch during the Korean War and the Mau Mau insurgency in Kenya.
Published : Finavon Print & Design, Angus, Scotland 1998, Reprint
£10.00

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 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

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

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

Hawker, Peter - Journal of a Regimental Officer During the Recent Campaign in Portugal and Spain Under Lord Viscount Wellington

Hardback. A fine copy in light grey cloth with red leatherette spine lettered in gilt. Original glassine wrapper present and also fine. 137 pages. Folding plan of the Battle of Talavera. No. 88 of 225 copies of this facsimile reprint of a work first published in 1810
Published : Ken Trotman, London 1981,
£45.00

Hayes, Colonel Thomas J. - Elements of Ordnance: A Textbook for Use of Cadets of the United States Military Academy

Hardback. 1938 (but printed 5/1941). A good plus copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on spine. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.x,715. 377 figures. A study of military ordnance, explosives, guns, artillery, ballistics etc.
Published : John Wiley & Sons, New York,
£17.00

Hedin Sven - With the German Armies in the West

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. Pp.xvi,402 + 16pp adverts. Illustrations. Maps. The author was a well-known Swedish explorer who was sympathetic to the German cause and who was convinced they would win the war.
Published : John Lane The Bodley Head, London 1915, First Edition
£40.00

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
£45.00

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, First Edition in English
£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

Herbert Flight-Lieutenant - "G For Genevieve"

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
£30.00

Herington John - Air War Against Germany and Italy 1939-1943

Hardback. A near very good copy in blue cloth lettered in silver. Upper board tips a little bumped. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. Not foxed. Pp.xvii,731. Numerous illustrations and maps + 2 diagrams and a graph. This is Volume Three of Series Three of "Australia in the War of !939-1945".
Published : Australian War Memorial, Canberra 1962, Reprint
£14.00

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

Herries J. W. and Tudsbery Francis - The Robin Chapel of the Thistle Foundation

Hardback. This is no.49 of 300 copies. A near very good copy in blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Spine a little faded. Top edge gilt. Smallish corner clipped from front end-paper. No ownership inscription and not foxed. Small tape marks to end-papers. Pp.xiv,133. Many illustrations. The story of a chapel built in Edinburgh by Sir Francis and Lady Tudsbery to commemorate their son, Robin, who was killed in the Second World War.
Published : The Thistle Trust, Edinburgh 1956, First Edition
£14.00

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

Hibbard, M. G. - Boer War Tribute Medals

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
£28.00

Hodges, Geoffrey - The Carrier Corps : Military Labor in the East African Campaign, 1914-1918

Hardback. A very good copy. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xxiii,244. 10 plates. 5 tables 2 maps. A history of the native Carrier Corps in the East African Campaign of the First World War.
Published : Greenwood Press 1986, First Edition
£18.00

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, Second Edition, Revised
£25.00

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

Hopton, Richard - The Battle of Maida, 1806 Fifteen Minutes of Glory

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 197 pages. 10 plates. 5 maps. The story of the defeat of Napoleon's forces by Sir John Stuart at Maida, Southern Italy in 1806.
Published : Leo Cooper 2002, First Edition
£10.00

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 a red half-leather binding with marbled boards, edges and end-papers, the spines decorated and lettered in gilt. Smallish bookplate in each volume. A little foxing to early pages but generally clean internally. Vol. I,pp.xii,379. Vol. II,pp.x,510 + "Facsimiles of Napoleon's Various Signatures" (12pp) and ""The Second Funeral of Napoleon Bonaparte --" (28pp). Numerous wood engravings, some full page. Photographs available on request. [Please note these two volumes will require extra postage].
Published : Robert Tyas, London 1841, First Edition
£160.00

Houssaye, Henry - Napoleon and the Campaign of 1814

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xv,521. 3 folding maps. This is a serious study of the campaign of early 1814 which eventually ended in the Allied Occupation of Paris and the exile of Napoleon to Elba.
Published : Hugh Rees, London 1914, First Edition
£45.00

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, Second Edition
£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

Hardb ack. 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
£25.00

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
£40.00

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
£30.00