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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

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

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

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, Third Edition Revised
£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, 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

Irvine, J.C. (Foreword) - University of St. Andrews the Roll of Honour 1939-45

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt on the upper board. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 32 pages. 14 pages of photographs of the fallen, with 121 photographs in total. Gives address, rank, regiment where and when died etc.
Published : Published By the University, St. Andrews 1950, First Edition
£25.00

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
£30.00

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
£15.00

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
£30.00

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
£16.00

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

Johnston, S.H.F. - The History of the Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) 26th and 90th Vol. I 1689-1910

Hardback. A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xvi,308. Two illustrations. 13 maps including 4 folding. This is the story of the 26th Cameronian Regiment and the 90th Light Infantry which were amalgamated in 1881 to form the Cameronians (Scotish Rifles).
Published : Gale & Polden, Aldershot 1957, First Edition
£45.00

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, Reprint
£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
£18.00

Joslen Lieut-Col. H. F. - Orders of Battle:Second World War, 1939-1945

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. No ownership inscription and not foxed. Pp.iv,[8],628. This is the Orders of Battle of the UK and Colonial formations and units throughout the Second World War prepared for the Historical Section of the Cabinet Office and first published in 1960 by HMSO. This edition reproduces the original text complete and unabridged, with a new Introduction. (Please note this very heavy book will require extra postage).
Published : The London Stamp Exchange 1990, Reprint
£60.00

Juta H.C. - The History of the Transvaal Scottish December 1902 to July 1932

Hardback. A very good copy in brown cloth lettered in gilt on spine and decorated in gilt on front board. In a dustwrapper which has minor chipping and tears and fairly considerable rubbing to the spine with a lesser amount to the front panel. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. A clean copy with no ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xiv,[ii],152 + frontispiece and 52 pages of illustrations. 4 maps at end. Other illustrations and maps in text. Appendices include a Roll of Officers with casualties and awards. Includes the Zulu Rebellion of 1906, the First World War, particularly in South-West Africa and the Rand Revolt of 1922.
Published : Hortors Ltd., Johannesburg 1933, First Edition
£50.00

Kaufman Matthew H. (with Ac Chapter By Carswell, Allan L.) - Musket-ball and Sabre Injuries from the First Half of the Nineteenth Century

Hardback. 4to. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 255 pages. Numerous illustrations, some in colour. This is a study of the injuries and fatalities caused by musket-balls, sabres and other weapons of the early nineteenth-century, and their treatment by the military surgeons of the day. The author was Professor of Anatomy at Edinburgh University.
Published : Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2003, First Edition
£85.00

Kaufman, Matthew H. - Surgeons at War: Medical Arrangements for the Treatment of the Sick and Wounded in the British Army During the Late 18th and 19th Centuries

Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in silver. A lovely clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.x,227. Illustrations. Tables. The author was Professor of Anatomy at Edinburgh University. This must be the definitive book on the subject.
Published : Greenwood Press 2001, First Edition
£70.00

Kaufman, Matthew H. - The Regius Chair of Military Surgery in the University of Edinburgh, 1806-55

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 361 pages. 10 illustrations. "This Regius Chair was the only one of its type in Britain for almost 50 years and was established during the Peninsular War."
Published : Editions Rodopi B.V., Amsterdam 2003, First Edition
£40.00

Kaye, John William - A History of the Sepoy War in India 1857 - 1858 [Three Volume set]

Hardbacks. A good set overall. Blindstamped red cloth bindings lettered in gilt. Each volume has some tears in the cloth at join of spine and upper board. In volumes I and III the tears are fairly minor. In volume II there is a three inch long tear. Internally each volume is very good with no ownership inscription and little foxing. Vol. I is ninth edition, 1880. Vol. II is fifth edition, 1888. Vol. III is fourth edition, 1880. Pp.xiv,[2],656; xvi,[2],692; xvi,702. Five folding maps/plans. Photographs available on request. [ Please note this is a heavy set which will require extra postage].
Published : W.H. Allen & Co, London,
£130.00

Kedward H. R. - Resistance in Vichy France: A Study of Ideas and Motivation in the Southern Zone 1940-1942

Hardback. A very good copy in dark grey cloth lettered in gilt. Lacks dustwrapper. No ownership inscription. Pp.ix,[1],311. An examination of the various ways in which people became Resisters in Vichy France.
Published : Oxford University Press 1978, First Edition
£20.00

Keith Field-Marshall James - A Fragment of a Memoir of Field-Marshall James Keith Written By Himself 1714-1734

4to. A very good copy. Pp.xv,124. A memoir of a Scottish Jacobite who saw action in the 1715 rising and subsequently in the service of Peter the Great of Russia.
Published : Spalding Club, Edinburgh 1843, First Edition
£40.00

Kennington Eric - Drawing the R.A.F. A Book of Portraits

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. In a good dustwrapper which has a smallish chip in the rear panel and other minor edge chips/tears. The wrapper, which is not price-clipped, is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Ownership inscription and ex libris plate on front end-paper of Gwendolene Strathdee, probably a relative of Sergeant F.M. Strathdee whose portrait is included in the book. 143 pages. 51 portraits of Second World War RAF pilots, including 4 in colour. and one other illustration. Most portraits are accompanied by biographical information. There is an Introduction by Sir Ronald Storrs.
Published : Oxford University Press, London 1942, First Edition
£28.00

Kerr W.J.W. - Records of the 1st Somerset Militia (3rd Bn. Somerset L.I.)

Hardback. A near very good copy in dark green cloth lettered and decorated in silver. No ownership inscription and not foxed. Pp.xi,109. 6 colour plates. 4 black and white illustrations. Includes a Roll of Officers from 1758 to 1908.
Published : Gale & Polden, Aldershot 1930, First Edition
£30.00

Kerr, W.J.W. - Records of the 1st Somerset Militia (3rd Bn. Somerset L.I.)

Hardback. A very good copy in dark green cloth lettered and decorated in silver. Marbled end-papers. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xi,109. 6 coloured plates. 4 black and white plates. Includes a Roll of Officers from 1758 to 1908.
Published : Gale & Polden, Aldershot 1930, First Edition
£34.00

Killen John - The Luftwaffe: a History

A very good copy in a good dustwrapper with two smallish chips. Bookplate. 310pp. Illustrated. This is a study of German air power between 1915 and 1945.
Published : Frederick Muller, London 1967, First Edition
£6.00

King, Lillian - Levenmouth at War

Softback. A very good copy with black and white photographs on front and rear covers. No inscriptions. Many black and white photographs. 192 pages. "No other area of Britain, far less Scotland, is better suited to tell the story of the Second World War. Many areas have a mining tradition. Many coastal communities have docks. Many areas can boast a rural and urban mix, and many areas welcomed different nationalities during the war years. But Levenmouth combined them all - like no other."
Published : Windfall Books 2005, First Edition
£12.00

King-Clark, Rex - Forward from Kohima: A Burma Diary November 1944 - May 1945

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in laminated boards with pictorial front board. A nice clean copy with no ownership inscription or other marking. Pp.viii,71. Illustrations. Map. The author served with the 2nd Battalion, Manchester Regiment which was the machine gun battalion of the 2nd British Division. The diary covers the period of the Division's advance from Kohima to Kalewa on the River Chinwin, thence across the Irrawaddy and along the south bank to Mandalay.
Published : Fleur de Lys Publishing, Knutsfoed, Cheshire 2003, First Edition
£20.00