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The Victorian 1st Battalion 1940-41

By: N/A

Price: £26.00

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 £26.00 View more info

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Recherches sur la Construction la plus Avantageuse des Digues

By: Bossut, Charles & Viallet, Guillame

Price: £140.00

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 construction of dykes which also proved useful in military defences. View more info

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 and an interesting association copy £32.00 View more info

The Mercantile Marine

By: Chatterton, E Keble

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd: 1923

Seller ID: 004267


22.5 by 14.5 cms. 8.75 by 5.75 inches. Bound in navy blue cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. With a frontispiece and numerous further plates. 254 pages of text, plus 12 pages of prelims including the preface, contents and a list of plates, the index is bound in at the rear, light foxing to first and last leaves a bright clean and sound copy View more info

Heroes Of The Flying Corps a description of the work of the airmen during the early stages of the war

By: Claude Grahame-White and Harry Harper

Price: £59.00

Publisher: 1916

Seller ID: 004303


19.5 by 14 cms. ( 7.3 by 5.5 inches) This scarce book deals with military aviation in World War One. The text runs to 350 pages and it's illustrated with 6 coloured plates by Cyrus Cuneo. The binding is the the original pictorial cloth. The book was written for boys. A clean, sound and complete copy. Cyrus was the father of Terence Cuneo. Front end-paper removed, small ownership label on fly-leaf which is a bit browned, spine ends lightly rubbed. 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

Horses & Soldiers. A Collection of Pictures

By: Holiday, Gilbert

Price: £68.00

Publisher: Aldershot, Gale & Polden Limited: 1938

Seller ID: 004215


suscribed edition, privately published, quarto 32 by 26 cms (12.6 by 10.2 inches) illustrated with 55 black and white and 23 coloured plates,mostly half page, a few smaller or larger, all tipped in and with descriptive captions on the facing text leaf, original grey buckram in the original dust jacket which is a bit worn and marked but intact. The book is in fine condition except for the usual light foxing, no internal marks or signatures. View more info

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A Merchant Fleet At War

By: Hurd, Archibald

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1920

Seller ID: 004268


octavo 24 by 17.5 cms. (9.5 by 6.75 inches). With decorative maroon cloth covers. The front end papers show a map with details of the incidents referred to in the text. With 14 coloured plates 70 black and white photographs 139 pages of text, plus 23 pages of prelims including the preface, contents and a list of plates, and foreword, spine ends slightly rubbed, rear cover with some minor marks but a very clean copy, firm and sound in the binding. View more info

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The Salonika Front

By: Mann, A J

Price: £23.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1920

Seller ID: 004284


first and only edition, thick octavo 22 by 16 cms (8.7 by 6.3 inches) text of 186 pages illustrated with a coloured folding map and 40 plates, most in colour, some black and white each with a caption on the tissue guard, original blue cloth partial fading of covers and spine, small mark on spine and the head slightly rubbed.coth on the rear joint fraying but the joint firm and tight, otherwise a very clean, complete and sound copy View more info

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

By: Rafter, Captain M

Price: £28.00

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 30 plates and 2 vignette title pages, 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.Rare £28.00 View more info

(Colditz) Detour. The Story of Oflag IVC (editor's presentation copy)

By: Wood, Lieut. J E R edits

Price: £68.00

Publisher: London, The Falcon Press: 1946

Seller ID: 004159


a signed presentation copy from the the editor to a Mrs S Farrow which reads: 'For Mrs S Farrow of Macmillan's with all the best and the compliments of the editor-"fair exchange is no robbery!" yrs JER Wood London 17 June 46' Small quarto 25.5 by 19.5 cms (10 by 7.3 inches) text of 183 pages very well illustrated with many plain plates plus numerous coloured plates of portraits all from drawings by Lieut J F Watton, original covers, some rubbing to spine ends, corners and the rear cover otherwise clean and sound. A unique association copy. £68.00 View more info