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Kot Stanislaw - Conversations with the Kremlin and Dispatches from Russia

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good, price-clipped, dustwrapper which shows a little edge wear.,285. The author was Polish Ambassador to the USSR in 1941 and 1942. The book consists of Reports of his conversations with various members of the Soviet Government including Stalin together with extracts of his Reports to General Sikorski and other members of the Polish Government in London.
Published : Oxford University Press 1963, First Edition

Lachouque, Henry; Brown, Anne S. - The Anatomy of Glory : Napoleon and His Guard: A Study in Leadership

Hardback. Small 4to. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. Pp.xviii,564. More than 170 illustrations including 74 in colour.. Maps and plans. The definitive history of Napoleon's Imperial Guard.
Published : Greenhill Books, London 1997,

Laffin John - Scotland the Brave the Story of the Scottish Soldier

A very good copy in a rather worn, price-clipped but otherwise complete dustwrapper. Prize label on front end-paper. Previous owner's blind-stamp on half-title and title pages. Pp.xiii, 191. Illustrated.
Published : Cassell, London 1963, First Edition

Lambert J. M. - The Portraits and Silver of the RE Headquarters Mess Chatham

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth clearly lettered in gilt on the rather faded spine. Still in the original glassine wrapper which is a bit chipped and torn. Card pasted to front fixed end-paper states "With the Compliments of the Secretary the Institution of Royal Engineers". Ownership inscription of Lt. Col. R. C. F. Bettison. 134 pages. Coloured frontispiece and numerous black and white illustrations.
Published : The Institution of Royal Engineers, Chatham 1963, First Edition

Lane, Arthur - When You Go Home

Hardback. 4to. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 311 pages. Approx. 200 illustrations with many in colour. Maps. Gives a brief account of the Second World War in Malaya and Singapore; an account of the war cemeteries; details of a return journey made to the former battle sites and prisoner of war camps etc. Includes "a complete roll of honour in which all who were killed in action or subsequently died in the Japanese prisoner of war camps are listed individually under their respective Regiments/Squadrons or ship."
Published : A. Lane Publications 1993, First Edition

Le Marchant, Denis - Memoirs of the Late Major General Le Marchant

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.xxi,ix,315. Maps. Genealogy. Coloured illustrations. "An intimate account of the life of one of the British Army's most talented and courageous leaders".
Published : Spellmount 1997,

Leach C.H. - The War Record of the Northern Assurance Company Limited 1914-1918

Hardback. A very good copy in a dark blue leather binding lettered in gilt on the spine and upper board. All edges gilt. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Foreword by Viscount Milner. Lists all members of the Company who served in the War with their rank, regiment etc followed by a page given to each of those who died or who were awarded distinctions with their photograph and biographical details. 335 members of the Company served in the war of whom 61 were killed and 12 taken prisoner.
Published : Privately Published 1919, First Edition

Legge-Bourke Henry - The King's Guards Horse and Foot

4to. A good copy in a good dustwrapper. Smudged ownership inscription and previous owner's blind stamp. 168pp. 60 colour plates. Numerous black and white photographs. Describes the duties, traditions and pageantry of the Household Cavalry and Brigade of Guards on ceremonial occasions.
Published : Macdonald & Co, London 1952, First Edition

Lengyel Emil - Hitler

A good copy in red cloth a little faded on spine. 246pp. 6 illustrations. A prescient anti-Hitler and anti-Nazi biography.
Published : George Routledge & Sons, London 1932, First Edition

Leslie N.B. - The Succession of Colonels of the British Army from 1660 to the Present Day

Small 4to. A very good copy. Softcover. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 172pp.
Published : The Society For Army Historical Research 1974, First Edition

Liddell Colonel R.S. - The Memoirs of the Tenth Royal Hussars (Prince of Wales' Own) Historical and Social

Hardback. Rebacked with old spine laid down. Top edge gilt. Marbled end-papers. No ownership inscription. Not foxed. Pp.xvi[ii],566. Tissue-guarded frontispiece and three full-page black and white plates (one of which is not included in the list of illustrations and may have been inserted by a previous owner). Unfortunately all the colour plates have been removed. A good reading copy. [Please note this is a very heavy book which will incur exra postage costs].
Published : Longmans Green & Co, London 1891, First Edition

Lindsay Donald - Forgotten General: A Life of Andrew Thorne

Hardback. A very good copy in a near fine dustwrapper. Gift inscription on front free end-paper from Thorne's grandson. Pp.viii,223. Illustrated. The biography of a soldier who fought in both World War and who took charge of the liberation of Norway in 1945.
Published : Michael Russell Publishing Ltd, Salisbury 1987, First Edition

Lindsay Lt.-Col. J.H. (Editor) - The London Scottish in the Great War

A good copy in blue cloth. Some wear at spine ends. Ownership inscription. Pp.xvi,425. Illustrations and maps (one map loose). Western Front, Salonica and Palestine.
Published : Regimental Headquarters 1926, Second Edition

Linklater Eric - The Campaign In Italy

A very good copy in a fair dustwrapper which lacks a piece (about 1 inch by 1 inch) on the rear panel and with a few other minor chips and tears. Red spine lettering faded on the wrapper. Gift inscription. 480pp. 51 maps. 16 illustrations.
Published : His Majesty's Stationery Office, London 1951, First Edition

Longmate Norman - How We Lived Then : A History of Everyday Life During the Second World War

Hardback. A very good copy. In a very good dustwrapper which shows just a little edge wear. The wrapper, which is not price-clipped, is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xv,568. Black and white illustrations. Tells how the inhabitants of the British Isles lived during the six years of the Second World War. A common enough book but much less common in first edition in dustwrapper.
Published : Hutchinson, London 1971, First Edition

Longstreet Stephen - The Canvas Falcons the Men and the Planes of World War 1

A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper which is not price-clipped. 365pp. Illus. This is the full story of the air war over Europe in World War 1.
Published : Leo Cooper, London 1995, First UK Edition

Lustig Arnost - Night and Hope

Hardback. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which is chipped and torn at the top of the spine. No ownership inscription. 206 pages. A collection of inter-related incidents which took place during the Second World War in the Teresin (Theresienstadt) concentration camp near Prague where the author was incarcerated.
Published : Hutchinson, London 1962, First Edition

Lutzow, the Count - The Hussite Wars

Hardback. A near very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Top edge gilt. Minor spotting to spine. Gift inscription on front end-paper and ex libris plate. Not foxed. Pp.xiv,384. Frontispiece. This is the story of the early 15th century wars in Bohemia involving the followers of the religious reformer, Jan Hus.
Published : J. M. Dent & Co, London 1914, First Edition

MacDonald Captain R. J. - The History of the Dress of the Royal Regiment of Artillery 1625-1897

Hardback. Small folio. Only fair externally as the spine is discoloured and with some wear/tear at the spine ends. Board tips a little worn also. Bevelled edges. Lower front hinge cracked. Ownership inscription. Generally good internally. Pp.xviii,131. Frontispiece and 24 full-page tissue-guarded colour plates. Some foxing to the tissue guards but the colour plates are clean except for the surround to one plate. Many black and white illustrations in text. This is one of 700 subscribers' copies, the total print-run being 1500.
Published : Henry Sotheran & Co, London 1899, First Edition

MacDonald Captain R.J. - The History of the Dress of the Royal Regiment of Artillery 1625-1897

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. Small ownership label on front fixed end-paper.Pp.xx,104 + 24 coloured plates at end. Black and white illustrations in text. First published in a limited edition in 1899.
Published : Crecy Books 1985, Reprint

MacDonald J.H.A. - Fifty Years of it : The Experiences and Struggles of a Volunteer of 1859

Hardback. A good plus copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Upper board a little marked. No ownership inscription. A little end-paper foxing. A little pencilled side-lining. Pp.xv,518. Reminiscences of the fifty years of the existence of the Volunteer Force and the evolution of infantry training during that period prior to the coming into being of the Territorial Army.
Published : William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London 1909, First Edition

Macechern, Dugald - The Sword of the North : Highland Memories of the Great War

Hardback. A good copy in red cloth which is a little marked and shows some fading. Front hinges tender. Ownership inscriptions on front end-papers. Pp.xii,[iv],671. 630 illustrations. Contains a wealth of information on the part played by soldiers from the Northern Highlands of Scotland in the First World War. It is concerned in particular with the Cameron Highlanders, the Seaforth Highlanders and the Lovat Scouts. With a detailed record also of the part played by men from the author's own parish of Bower in the County of Caithness. Photographs on request. [Please note this is a heavy book which will require extra postage].
Published : Robert Carruthers & Sons, Inverness 1923, First Edition

Macintyre Robert (Foreword) - Goldberry War Memorial 1939-1945

Card covers. A very good copy. Unpaginated - 42 pages. Two illustrations. Gives brief biographies of former pupils of Kilmarnock Academy who died in the Second World War.
Published : Printed By Smith Bros. (Kilmarnock) Ltd, Kilmarnock,

Mackay John - The Reay Fencibles or Lord Reay's Highlanders

Hardback. A very good copy in blind-stamped green cloth which is lettered and decorated in gilt on the upper board. No ownership inscription and not foxed. 59 pages. Includes the Irish rebellion of 1798. Contains a list of officers.
Published : Published for the Clan Mackay Society By Charles Mackay, Glasgow 1890, First Edition

Mackenzie Alexander (Editor) - The Watsonian Club Record of War Service

A good but rather dusty copy of this softcover pamphlet. 19pp. Photographs.
Published : 1945,

Mackenzie Alexander (Preface) - The Watsonian War Record 1939-1945

Hardback. A very good copy. A little browning to spine edges. Bookplate and signature of former owner (who is named in the book). Pp.xi,157. Numerous photographs. Gives "a short biographical notice and, when possible, a photograph of each of the two hundred and two former pupils who fell in the war." This is followed by a record of all Watsonians who served in the armed services during the war. A number of enclosures are loosely laid in including a photograph taken at a reunion of Watsonians in 1989 of those who had left the school in 1938-40.
Published : The Watsonian Club, Edinburgh 1951, First Edition

Mackie D.M. - Forfar and District in the War : A Record of Service in the Great Struggle 1914-1919

Hardback. A very good copy with pictorial front cover. A little wear to board tips. Top edge gilt. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xvi,199. Frontispiece and other illustratrions, some full-page. Includes separate Rolls of Honour and Rolls of Service for Forfar, Inverarity, Kinnettles, Oathlaw, Rescobie and Tannadice.together with a number of war-related articles.
Published : Forfar War Memorial Committee, Forfar 1921, First Edition

Macksey Kenneth - Godwin's Saga a Commando Epic

A near-fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. 149pp. 19 plates. 4 maps. The story of a group of Allied commandos in occupied Norway.
Published : Brassey's Defence Publishers, London 1987, First Edition

Macksey Kenneth - To the Green Fields Beyond a Short History of the Royal Tank Regiment

A very good copy. Softcover. 92 pages + 16 pages Appendices. 18 illustrations (including maps). The history of the regiment from 1916 to 1965.
Published : Published Privately By Regimental Headquarters Royal Tank Regiment, London 1965, First Edition

MacLennan John - Scots of the Line

Nd. c. 1953? A good copy in a good dustwrapper. Pages browned. 183pp. An account of the Scottish regiments.
Published : W & R Chambers, Edinburgh, First Edition

MacMillan Captain Norman - Air Strategy

Nd. c. 1942. A good copy in blue cloth lettered in black. Ownership inscription. Some browning and creasing to cheap war-time paper. 128pp. 6 maps.
Published : Hutchinson, London, First Edition

Macrae-Gilstrap Ella - The Clan MacRae with Its Rolls of Honour and of Service in the Great War

Hardback. A near very good copy in dark green cloth lettered in gilt and with a tartan panel on the upper board. No ownership inscription and little foxing. Pp.xiv,256. 26 illustrations including 4 colour plates + "portraits of many members of the Clan who fell in the Great War." There is an index of regiments and an index of names.Some ephemera loosely enclosed including a flier for the book. Photographs available on request.
Published : Rosemount Press, Aberdeen 1923, First Edition

Macready, General the Right Hon. Sir Nevil - Annals of an Active Life

Hardbacks. A very good two volume set in blue cloth lettered in gilt. No ownership inscription or other marking. Moderate edge foxing. 694 pages (continuously paginated). 32 illustrations. Macready was a senior British Army officer who saw active service in the Second Boer War and who held senior staff appointments in the First World War. The book's principal interest, however, lies in the fact that he was the last British military commander in Ireland prior to independence. He was sent to command British troops in Ireland in April 1920 to carry out a counter-insurgency role against the Irish Republican Army in the Irish War of Independence. He had already expressed his view of Ireland in writing as follows: "I loathe the country--and its people with a depth deeper than the sea and more violent than that which I feel against the Boche." He believed that Ireland could be suppressed in the Summer of 1921 but following instructions from his political masters negotiated a truce in July 1921 and withdrew his troops form Ireland the following year. Photograph available on request.
Published : Hutchinson & Co., London 1924, First Edition

Madej, Victor W. (Editor) - U. S. Army and Marine Corps Order of Battle, Pacific Theater of operations 1941-1945 Volume 1

Softback. Oblong. A good copy in silver, decorated covers. Splash mark to pastedowns. 176 pages.
Published : Game Publishing Company, Allentown, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. 1984, First Edition

Magor, R. B. - African General Service Medals

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear removable sleeve. 288 pages. Maps. Tables. Deals with the campaign medals awarded for the Small Wars in tropical Africa. "This completely revised and reset edtion contains much new information and almost 100 additional pages."
Published : Published for the Author By the Naval And Military Press, London 1993, Revised and Enlarged Edition

Malton Captain William D. - Sinnott's Catechism on Infantry Drill Adapted to the Present "Field Exercise and Evolutions of Infantry" with the Addition of Questions on Brigade Movements; Advanced and Rear Guards and Outposts; Shelter-Trench Exercise; Route Marching; Etc

Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on upper board. Boards a little marked. Pp.xii,206. Follows a question and answer format.
Published : William Clowes & Sons, London 1882, Twenty-Sixth Edition

Marchington, James - Knives: Military Edged Tools and Weapons

Hardback. A very good copy in a near fine dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking.,153. Numerous illustrations. "Covers the whole range of blades available to the modern soldier."
Published : Brassey's (UK) Ltd, London 1997, First Edition

Martin Lieut.-Colonel A. C. - The Durban Light Infantry Volume I 1854 to 1934 and Volume II 1935 to 1960

Hardbacks. A two-volume set in blue cloth lettered and decorated in silver. Volume I has damp-staining to the edges of the boards but is very good internally. Volume II is very good but has some edge and end-paper foxing and a previous owner's name stamped on the front end-paper. Vol. I,pp.xx,368. 6 maps. Numerous illustrations including colour frontispiece. Vol. II,pp.xxi,487. 14 maps. Numerous illustrations including colour. The history of a South African Regiment including the East African campaign in the First World War and the Desert and Italian campaigns in the Second World War.
Published : The Headquarters Board of the Durban Light Infantry, Durban 1969, First Edition

Mason Francis K. - Hawker Aircraft Since 1920

Hardback. A very good copy in a fair dustwrapper which has a number of edge chips and tears. Gift inscription. 475 pages. More than 380 photographs.
Published : Putnam, London 1961, First Edition

Massey W. T. - How Jerusalem Was Won Being the Record of Allenby's Campaign in Palestine

Hardback. A good minus copy with some wear to spine and more specific wear and tear to spine ends. No ownership inscription. Some foxing. Pp.x,295. Frontispiece and 38 illustrations. 3 maps (of 4).
Published : Constable & Co., London 1919, First Edition

Maurice Lieut. F. - The System of Field Manoeuvres Best Adapted for Enabling Our Troops to Meet a Continental Army

A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. Bevelled edges. Partly unopened. 174pp + 16pp adverts. Two folding diagrams at rear. This book won a prize of �100 as the best military essay in a competition promoted by the Duke of Wellington.
Published : William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh 1882, First Edition

Maurice Major-General Sir Frederick - The Adventures of Edward Wogan

Hardback. A very good copy in light blue cloth lettered in dark blue. No ownership inscription and little foxing. Pp.viii,168. 3 maps. The story of an Anglo-Irishman who fought first in the Parliamentary Army and later in the Royal Army during the English Civil War.
Published : George Routledge and Sons, London 1945, First Edition

Maurice, Major R.F.G. - The Tank Corps Book of Honour

Hardback. A good copy in red cloth lettered in black on the spine and decorated in black on the upper board. Some fading to the boards. No ownership inscription or other marking. 460 pages. Frontispiece and three illustrations. Lists awards to members of the Tank Corps duiring the First World War with details of the deeds which won the awards. Also includes a Roill of Honour, extracts from Field-Marshall Haig's despatches, complimentary messages received by the Corps in the field, some special orders by the GOC Tank Corps in France, etc. Four page Supplement loosely inserted.
Published : Spottiswoode, Ballantyne & Co, London 1919, First Edition