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The Victorian 1st Battalion 1940-41

By: N/A

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Privately Published: 1942

Seller ID: 003783


slim quarto (29 by 22 cms) text of 37 pages with many photographs, original blue covers, corners lightly bumped, covers slightly bowed and a few trivial signs of use to the covers otherwise a nice clean copy-no intermal marks or signatures. A photographic record to mark the first year of active service by the 1st Battalion Victoria Rifles of Canada £36.00 View more info

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Recherches sur la Construction la plus Avantageuse des Digues

By: Bossut, Charles & Viallet, Guillame

Price: £76.00

Publisher: Paris, Charles-Antoine Jombert: 1764

Seller ID: 002921


first edition, slim quarto (27.5 by 21 cms) a complete copy with text of 64 pages illustrated with 7 folding engraved plates,old full tan calf, spine and covers worn, front cover detached, rear cover joint broken but cords holding. a little light foxing, pages slightly crinkled but very clean and sound. Text in French. From the Royal Artillery Library with its label inside the front cover and gilt armorial stamp on the front cover. A rare book on the science of the const... View more info

Report My Signals

By: Brett-James, Anthony

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Hennel Locke Limited: 1943

Seller ID: 003719


octavo (22 by 14.5 cms) text of 347 pages plus index, illustrated with 9 plates, 2 text maps and end-paper maps, original cream cloth in well-used dust jacket, covers slightly bowed, otherwise a clean and sound copy £18.00 View more info

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Standing Orders of the Brigade of Guards

By: Brooke, Major-General B N Sergison

Price: £32.00

Publisher: London, William Clowes: 1936

Seller ID: 003494


octavo (18.5 by 12.5 cms) text of 261 pages including index, with a folding plan, numerous correction and amendment slips pasted in, a few notes in red ink in the text, original red and blue cloth, gilt.. With the stamp of No 2 (S) company 2nd Bn Coldstream Guards on front and rear end-papers and a note stating Ofice Copy. A slip pasted inside the front cover gives details of amendments. Remains of small paper labels to covers. A clean and sound copy of a scarce book a... View more info

Horse Gunners A Pictorial Record Of The King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery

By: Clarke Major W G (Retd)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, The King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery: 2003

Seller ID: 003093


slim quarto (11.0 by 8.8 inches,) text of 120 pages profusely illustrated with colour photographs, lower corners bumped otherwise an almost new copy in dustwrapper-no internal marks or signatures £12.00 View more info

British Campaigns in Flanders 1690-1794

By: Fortescue, The Hon J W

Price: £18.00

Publisher: 1918, Macmillan:

Seller ID: 002525


first edition, based on the author's 'History of the British Army' octavo (8 by 5.5 inches) illustrated with 16 maps (1 folding) text of 402 pages, original red cloth, spne lightly faded otherwise a very clean, sound and unmarked copy. £18.00 View more info

The Decisive Battles of the Western World and their influence on history (3 volumes)

By: Fuller, Major-General J F C

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Eyre and Spottiswoode: 1954

Seller ID: 002288


the complete three-volume set, all first editions, of this authoritative work published 1954-56, illustrated with text maps and diagrams, original red cloth, spines faded and two spines a bit spotted, a sound clean set. A heavy set so will need extra postage £20.00 View more info

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History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France from the year 1807 to the year 1814 (6 vols)

By: Napier, W F P

Price: £225.00

Publisher: London, Thomas And William Boone: 1835

Seller ID: 002399


the complete six-volume set, mixed editions, 1835-40, octavo (8.5 by 5.5 inches) bound in uniform full tan calf with elaborate gilt spines, red and green lettering labels, marbled edges and end-papers, illustrated with 55 maps and plans, spines darkened and slightly worn at ends, some joints a bit tender, occasional light foxing, but a sound firm and attractive set. With the engraved bookplate of W T Marriott. Overseas buyers please note that this heavy set will need ... View more info

Merioneth Volunteers and Local Militia during the Napoleonic Wars (1795-1816)

By: Owen, Hugh J

Price: £23.00

Publisher: Dolgelly, Huges Bros: 1934

Seller ID: 003840


octavo (21.5 by 14 cms) text of 112 pages including index, with a coloured frontispiece and 4 plain plates, original blue cloth, with an engraved armorial bookplate inside front cover, a very clean and sound copy £23.00 View more info

The Guards or, The Household Troops of England: bound with Headley, J T, The Imperial Guard

By: Rafter, Captain M

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Clarke, Beeton and Co: 1850

Seller ID: 002890


two works bound in one volume, undated but 1850 and 1851, small octavo (6.5 by 4 inches) illustrated with 32 plates including frontispieces, text of 242 and 192 pages respectively, bound in modern half dark brown morocco, unlettered, marbled sides, a signature across the general letterpress title page, occasional thumb and fox marks, two leaves with tears in top blank margins, two leaves with small brown mark, a clean and sound copy £22.00 View more info

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Aerial Russia. The Romance of the Giant Aeroplane

By: Roustam-Bek, Lieut-Col B

Price: £32.00

Publisher: London, John Lane: 1916

Seller ID: 003637


First edition with a presentation inscription from the inventor of the plane, octavo 19.5 by 12.5 cms text of 154 pages plus advert leaves, illustrated with 20 pates, original green cloth, covers dull and with a few minor marks, contents browned as is usual, a clean and sound copy otherwise. With a presentation inscriptionon the title page reading: 'To F Watts, Esq., from his very truly C.J.H. Mackenzie-Kennedy The Pioneer Inventor of the Giant aeroplane London-26/4/28... View more info