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1 'Defender' [pseud]
SIR CHARLES WARREN AND SPION KOPPa504
Smith, Elder & Co., London 1902 1st Edition Hardback V.g. 8vo 
xix, 244pp, index., folding map, 4pp pub. cat. Publisher's red cloth, gilt titles. Near fine copy. Foxing to the end-papers and the leading edge of the boards has minor damp mark which has bled a trifle to the front fore-edeges not affecting the text. PLEASE EMAIL FOR PHOTOS. Campaign action on the Tugela River in Natal that ended in the capture and abandonment of the position of Spion Kop. Thisbook attempts to defend the conduct of Sir Charles Warren who had been condemned without being heard. 
Price: 80.00 GBP
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2 ABBOTT, P.E. and TAMPLIN, J.M.A.
BRITISH GALLANTRY AWARDSG581
Guinness Superlatives,, London 1971 1st edition hardback Fine Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
316pp. 58 coloured ribbons, b/w & colour medals. A few tape marks on the end-papers otherwise a bright fresh tight copy in fine condition 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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3 Adams, Col.,
THROUGH TO 1970,D400
Royal Signals Institution, London, 1970,, 
, 122pp, illustrated, large octavo, laminated pictorial wrappers, fine condition. . 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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4 ADMIRALTY
RIFLE AND FIELD EXERCISES AND RIFLE PRACTISE INSTRUCTIONS FOR HER MAJESTY'S FLEET 1888Pa886
Her Majesties Stationary Office, London 1888 1st Edition Hardback Fine small octavo 
xxiv, 352pp. 12 x 9 cms. Frontis. plates and figures throughout. Orange pinted end-papers with pub. cat. Small gilt anchor device. Complete copy but lacking a couple of ' return sheets' for target practise at the rear [p353-6]. A fine copy of a scarce item. Fine blue printed card covers with the original brass clip clasp present. Original owners name wriiten in ink to the fupper andd lower fore-edge ' M.D. Rooly' and 'Driscoll', No wear or marks to the text. The contents are 1. Rifle Exercises 11. Field Exercies 111. Rifle Practice instruction. Officiall Copy G 2164-88. [Copac only lists one copy of theis rare item and that is in The National Maritme Museum. London] 
Price: 220.00 GBP
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5 Alexander, Sir James Edw. [ed]
LIFE OF FIELD MARSHALL, HIS GRACE THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON 2 VolumesLe371
Henry Colburn, Publisher, London 1840 1st edition Hardback V.g. large 8vo 
2 volumes et [1840/1840]. xiv, [i, plate list],491pp: vi,[i, plate list], 576. Large folding of Spain and Portugal by Sidney Hall [some splits] all plates present [some foxed] as called for including complete folding plates. Page 173/4 has a tear with some loss. Original red cloth with blind-stamped decoration and ruled borders. Raised compartment rules, gilt titles. Both volumes in the original cloth in an unrestored state with some loss, split joints and sunned cloth. Frrontis. portraits of Wellington [heavily foxed] and George IVth. 
Price: 145.00 GBP
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6 Anon,
BELGIUM The Official Account of what happened 1939-1940D596
The Belgium Ministry of Foreign Affairs, London 1941 1st edition Blue cloth, gilt Very Good octavo 
110pp, 5 illus., 5 maps. Internally fine, boards a little damp stained 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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7 Anon,
FRONT LINE 1940-1941A184
HMSO, London 1942 1st edition Soft Cover V.g. 8vo 
131pp, many illus., octavo, paper covers, v.g., The official story of the Civil Defence of Britain, 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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8 Arthur, Max
LAST POST : The Final World from Our First World War SoldiersL374
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London 2005 0297846442 / 9780297846444 1st edition hardback mint mint 8vo 
272pp. Illustrated 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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9 Arthur, Max
True Glory/Royal Navy : Jutland to TodayE277
Hodder & Stoughton, Limited, London, United Kingdom 1995 0340623012 / 9780340623015 d.j. Fine fine a little rubbed 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xii,292pp, illus. throughout. A nice clean copy with a little wear to very top edge of d.j. and a n owners inscription 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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10 Bailey, Roderick
FORGOTTEN VOICES OF THE VICTORIA CROSSMH249
Ebury Press, London 2010 009194063X / 9780091940638 1st edition, 1st impression hard back Fine Fine large 8vo 
xvi, 382pp. Photographic end-papers. Illustrated with plates. Like new. No inscriptions, fading, marks, wear or clipping. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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11 Beaumont, Winifred
A Detail on the Burma FrontCF309
British Broadcasting Corporation, London 1977 0563171936 / 9780563171935 1st edition Hardback Fine Fine 8vo 
160pp 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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12 Belloc, Hilaire,
A GENERAL SKETCH OF THE EUROPEAN WAR The Second Phase,D373
Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd., London, July 1916,, 
1st ed., 404pp, octavo, orig. red cloth, gilt, spine a little mottled otherwise a tight copy. Foxinf to edges andpreliminaries. . 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The Seventy Great Battles in History, Black, Jeremy [ed]
13 Black, Jeremy [ed]
The Seventy Great Battles in HistoryP848
Thames and Hudson, London 2005 0500251258 / 9780500251256 1st edition Hardback Fine Fine 4to 
304pp. Illustrated throughout in colour with maps. Almost as new. No clipping or marks 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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14 Bramson, Alan E.
Master Airman: Biography of Air Vice-marshal Donald BennettLe456
Airlife Publishing Ltd, Shrewsbury 1985 0906393450 / 9780906393451 1st Edition Hardback Fine Fine 8vo 
166pp. Illus. blue d.j. [a trifle spine sunned]. Photo illustrations. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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15 Campbell, Christy
Band of Brigands : The First Men in TanksP798
HarperPress, London 2007 0007214596 / 9780007214594 1st edition Hardback Fine Fine 8vo 
479pp. Illustrated throughout. Almost as new. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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16 Carver, Michael
Britain's Army in the 20th CenturyPa491
Macmillan, London 1998 0333737776 / 9780333737774 1st edition, 1st impression Hardback Fine Fine large 8vo 
xx, 550pp, 8 pp coloured ills., 64pp half tone photo ills., maps in text. Green pictorial d.j. No inscriptions, wear, marks, fading or clipping. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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17 Clarkson, Wensley
The Valkyrie Operation : The True Story of a British Agent's Battle Against the World's Deadliest ArmCF314
Blake Publishing, London 1998 1857821971 / 9781857821970 1st edition, 1st impression Hardback Mint mint large 8vo 
xiv, 289pp. An unread copy. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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18 Collyer, Brigadier-General J.J.
THE SOUTH AFRICANS WITH GENERAL SMUTS IN GERMAN EAST AFRICA, 1916Q493
Government Printer, Pretoria 1939 1st edition Hardback Fine No Jacket 8vo 
xxii, 300pp. With a Foreword by General The Right Honourable J.C. Smuts. Folding map frontis [col], twenty-one folding coloured maps and plans at the rear. Red cloth, black lettering with 7/6 to lower front board. A fine copy with no wear, or marks. Spine a trifle sunned [minor] 
Price: 285.00 GBP
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19 Corbett-Smith, A.
THE MARNE- AND AFTERBB1015
Cassell and Company, Ltd., London 1917 First Edition Red Cloth V.g. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xii, 324pp, with 4 plates and 5 maps. A companion volume to ''The Retreat from Mons''. Owners inscription. Front hinge cracked but firm. Spine sunned and binding a little grubby. A good reading copy 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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20 De Pardieu, Major
A Critical Study of German Tactics and of the New German RegulationsPa865
Hugh Rees, Ltd., London 1912 1st UK Edition Hardback Fine No d.j. 8vo 
163pp. A fine copy bound in the publisher's red buckram, gilt. Neatly signed by John Hardy, Royal Scots Greys May 1914 to the front f.e.p. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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