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SIR CHARLES WARREN AND SPION KOP

By: 'Defender' [pseud]

Price: £80.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder & Co.: 1902

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: Pa504

Condition: V.g.


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. View more info

BRITISH GALLANTRY AWARDS

By: ABBOTT, P.E. and TAMPLIN, J.M.A.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Guinness Superlatives,: 1971

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: G581

Condition: Fine


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 View more info

THROUGH TO 1970,

By: Adams, Col.,

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Royal Signals Institution, London, 1970,:

Seller ID: D400


, 122pp, illustrated, large octavo, laminated pictorial wrappers, fine condition. . View more info

RIFLE AND FIELD EXERCISES AND RIFLE PRACTISE INSTRUCTIONS FOR HER MAJESTY'S FLEET 1888

By: ADMIRALTY

Price: £220.00

Publisher: London, Her Majesties Stationary Office: 1888

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: Pa886

Condition: Fine


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 on... View more info

INSTRUMENT MANUAL [Navigation Instruments]

By: Air Ministry

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, The Air Ministry: 1947

Edition: Original Issue

Seller ID: GT202

Condition: V.g.


VOLUME 1 A.P. 1275B. Loose leaf cardboard folder boards The Instrument Manual prepared for the Minister of Aircraft Productions. Divided into 8 sections each with an orange card divider. MARKED RESTRICTED [For Offical Use Only]. Packed with photographs, diagrams and parts drawings. Scarce in such complete original condition. Section one includes descriptions of wrist and pocket watches for airmen including photographs with descriptions. View more info

LIFE OF FIELD MARSHALL, HIS GRACE THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON 2 Volumes

By: Alexander, Sir James Edw. [ed]

Price: £145.00

Publisher: London, Henry Colburn, Publisher: 1840

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: Le371

Condition: V.g.


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. View more info

FRONT LINE 1940-1941

By: Anon,

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, HMSO: 1942

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: A184

Condition: V.g.


131pp, many illus., octavo, paper covers, v.g., The official story of the Civil Defence of Britain, View more info

BELGIUM The Official Account of what happened 1939-1940

By: Anon,

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, The Belgium Ministry of Foreign Affairs: 1941

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: D596

Condition: Very Good


110pp, 5 illus., 5 maps. Internally fine, boards a little damp stained View more info

True Glory/Royal Navy : Jutland to Today

By: Arthur, Max

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Hodder & Stoughton, Limited: 1995

Seller ID: E277

ISBN: 0340623012

Condition: Fine


xii,292pp, illus. throughout. A nice clean copy with a little wear to very top edge of d.j. and a n owners inscription View more info

LAST POST : The Final World from Our First World War Soldiers

By: Arthur, Max

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2005

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: L374

ISBN: 0297846442

Condition: mint


272pp. Illustrated View more info

THE BIOGRAPHY OF THE LATE MARSHAL FOCH

By: Aston, Major-General Sir George

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co.: 1929

Edition: third impression

Seller ID: GT182

Condition: V.g.


318 pp. 32 monochrome photographic illustrations on glossy paper, four colour maps and diagrams. Pub. blue cloth. View more info

FORGOTTEN VOICES OF THE VICTORIA CROSS

By: Bailey, Roderick

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Ebury Press: 2010

Edition: 1st edition, 1st impression

Seller ID: MH249

ISBN: 009194063X

Condition: Fine


xvi, 382pp. Photographic end-papers. Illustrated with plates. Like new. No inscriptions, fading, marks, wear or clipping. View more info

THE ROYAL FLYING CORPS IN FRANCE

By: Barker. Ralph

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Constable: 1994

Edition: 1st Editions

Seller ID: GT272

ISBN: :0094684502

Condition: V.g.


2 Volume set. Both ex-library set but good reading copies with the original d.j.'s in vg condition. Vol. I : 1st ed., 1994. xiii, 237 pp. Vol. II : 1st ed., 1995. xiii, 265 pp. Plates and maps. View more info

Image for Carnet d’un voyageur, ou recueil de notes curieuses sur la vie, les occupations, les habitudes de Buonaparte à Longwood , Sur les principaux habitans de Sainte-Hélène, la description pittoresque de cette île, etc. , Prises sur les lieux, dans les Derniers

Carnet d’un voyageur, ou recueil de notes curieuses sur la vie, les occupations, les habitudes de Buonaparte à Longwood , Sur les principaux habitans de Sainte-Hélène, la description pittoresque de cette île, etc. , Prises sur les lieux, dans les Derniers

By: Barnes, John]

Price: £500.00

Publisher: Paris, Chez Pillet Aine: 1819

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: TH099

Condition: Fine


119pp 3 original hand-coloured aquatints of Napolean's residence at Saint Helene. 'Sur les principaux habitans de Sainte-Hélène, la description pittoresque de cette île, etc. , Prises sur les lieux, dans les derniers mois de 1818 Avec Trois Vues Coloriees De l'ancienne et de la nouvelle maison de Bonaparte, dessinees d'apres nature' . Original publisher stiff paper printed covers with untrimmed edges. Half-title with booksellers list to the verso. Coloured view frontis with 2 other plates bound-in the text. A RARE ITEM Please email for photos. 215x140mm. [Long wood was Napolean's final res... View more info

A Detail on the Burma Front

By: Beaumont, Winifred

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, British Broadcasting Corporation: 1977

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: CF309

ISBN: 0563171936

Condition: Fine


160pp View more info

A GENERAL SKETCH OF THE EUROPEAN WAR The Second Phase,

By: Belloc, Hilaire,

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd., London, July 1916,:

Seller ID: D373


1st ed., 404pp, octavo, orig. red cloth, gilt, spine a little mottled otherwise a tight copy. Foxinf to edges andpreliminaries. . View more info

The Seventy Great Battles in History

By: Black, Jeremy [ed]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson: 2005

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: P848

ISBN: 0500251258

Condition: Fine


304pp. Illustrated throughout in colour with maps. Almost as new. No clipping or marks View more info

Master Airman: Biography of Air Vice-marshal Donald Bennett

By: Bramson, Alan E.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Shrewsbury, Airlife Publishing Ltd: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: Le456

ISBN: 0906393450

Condition: Fine


166pp. Illus. blue d.j. [a trifle spine sunned]. Photo illustrations. View more info

Band of Brigands : The First Men in Tanks

By: Campbell, Christy

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, HarperPress: 2007

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: P798

ISBN: 0007214596

Condition: Fine


479pp. Illustrated throughout. Almost as new. View more info

Britain's Army in the 20th Century

By: Carver, Michael

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1998

Edition: 1st edition, 1st impression

Seller ID: Pa491

ISBN: 0333737776

Condition: Fine


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. View more info