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1749 An Authentic Account of the Conduct of the Young Chevalier
1749 An Authentic Account of the Conduct of the Young Chevalier

Price: £295.00

An early account of this scarce work purporting to be written by a knight stationed in Paris during the mid eighteenth century. With details from the Jacobite rising Battle of Culloden and...

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1782 Sixth Report from Committee of Secrecy Causes of the War in the Carnatic
1782 Sixth Report from Committee of Secrecy Causes of the War in the Carnatic

Price: £250.00

An extremely scarce report from The Committee of Secrecy, appointed to enquire into the causes of the war in the Carnatic, the Indian subcontinent. "And of the

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1799 History of the Campaigns of Count Alexander Suworow Rymnikski
1799 History of the Campaigns of Count Alexander Suworow Rymnikski

Price: £395.00

1799 The first English edition of this work. Complete in two volumes. Translated into English from the original German of Frederick Anthing. Anthing was the some-time aide and historiographer...

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1799 ITALIAN Archduke Karl of AUSTRIA Military MEMOIR
1799 ITALIAN Archduke Karl of AUSTRIA Military MEMOIR

Price: £143.99

The Italian edition of the memoirs of Archduke Karl Salvator of Austria. Bound in half-leather with paper-covered boards and gilt lettering. In Italian. With the armorial bookplate of Samuel Edward Cook on the front pastedown. With...

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1801 Memoir of a Campaign With the Ottoman Army
1801 Memoir of a Campaign With the Ottoman Army

Price: £2,900.00

1801 With the bookplate of John Philip Morier to the front pastedown, his signature to the title page. This is Morier's only work. He was a diplomat and his campaign is an admirable account....

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1808 Regulations and Instructions Relating to His Majesty's Service at Sea
1808 Regulations and Instructions Relating to His Majesty's Service at Sea

Price: £9,800.00

An uncommon record of the official regulations governing the organization and discipline of the British Navy. This copy once belonged to George Augustus Westphal who took command of the HMS Jupiter. ...

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1809 A Narrative of the Campaign of the British Army in Spain
1809 A Narrative of the Campaign of the British Army in Spain

Price: £590.00

A smart copy of this important account regarding the military campaign of Sir John Moore during the Peninsular War, and therefore the Napoleonic Wars. The third edition of this work, printed...

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1809 A Narrative of the Campaign of the British Army Spain J Moore 4th Ed Maps
1809 A Narrative of the Campaign of the British Army Spain J Moore 4th Ed Maps

Price: £300.00

An informative and illustrious narrative of the British army in Spain during the revolutionary war. Illustrated, with two folding plates that have hand coloured portions. One map is Spain and...

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1810 The Royal Military Chronicle
1810 The Royal Military Chronicle

Price: £1,750.00

An exceptional example of this seven volume set of the military chronicles. Scarce to see so many volumes of this work together, particularly in a run. This run is from November 1810 to April 1814 and therefore covers...

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1812 Francis Grose Military Antiquities Respecting History English Army Conquest
1812 Francis Grose Military Antiquities Respecting History English Army Conquest

Price: £90.00

A 1812 edition of this volume on English military history.The author, Francis Grose, was an English antiquary, draughtsman and lexicographer whose interest was in Medieval ruins and history, something which was also a popular subject...

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1812 The Military Costume of Europe Exhibited in a Series of Highly Finished Military Figures
1812 The Military Costume of Europe Exhibited in a Series of Highly Finished Military Figures

Price: £2,900.00

A very scarce illustrated collection of European Military Costumes. Two volumes, bound as one. A beautifully illustrated work, providing many examples of military costume in Europe. A very...

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1820 The Naval Chronology of Great Britain; or, an Historical Account of Naval
1820 The Naval Chronology of Great Britain; or, an Historical Account of Naval

Price: £12,500.00

A very fine first edition set bound by Bayntun of James Ralfe's sought after chronological history of the Royal Navy, looking at the years of the Napoleonic Wars. Illustrated throughout with beautiful aquatint plates. ...

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1823 Royal Naval Biography: or, Memoirs of the Services of all the Flag Officers
1823 Royal Naval Biography: or, Memoirs of the Services of all the Flag Officers

Price: £980.00

A uniformly bound first edition set of this very scarce naval biography. With all four supplement volumes, this comprehensive study looks at noted naval officers from 1760 to the 1830s. To...

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1829 Life and Services of Captain Philip Beaver Captain Smyth 1st
1829 Life and Services of Captain Philip Beaver Captain Smyth 1st

Price: £195.00

The first edition of this biography on the influential and notable Royal Navy officer Philip Beaver, written by a fellow officer Henry Smyth. The first edition of this work. An interesting...

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1830 Naval Discipline Subordination Contrasted with Insubordination
1830 Naval Discipline Subordination Contrasted with Insubordination

Price: £925.00

A very scarce Naval work, regarding the methods and accounts of discipline on board ships in the Merchant-Service. Written by the late commander of the East India Company's Ships. In a very...

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1831 Rough Sketches of the Life of an Old Soldier During a Service in the West Indies
1831 Rough Sketches of the Life of an Old Soldier During a Service in the West Indies

Price: £1,200.00

A nicely bound fist edition of Lieutenant-Colonel Jonathan Leach's first hand account of the Light Division's campaigns during the Peninsular Wars. The first edition of this work and very scarce....

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1832 3Vol Memoirs of Great Commanders G. P .R James First Edition
1832 3Vol Memoirs of Great Commanders G. P .R James First Edition

Price: £69.99

An insightful collection of memoirs, accounting the lives and achievements of various renowned military figures. Including Henry V, John Plantagenet, Gonzalves de Cordoba, the Duke of Alva, Oliver Cromwell, George Monk, Marshal...

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1832 History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France
1832 History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France

Price: £1,750.00

A beautifully bound set of this famous historical work on the Peninsular War. Written by Sir William Francis Patrick Napier, who served in this war. A mixed edition set. Volumes I, II and III...

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1836 3vol Rattlin the Reefer F Marryat Edward Howard Second Ed Maritime Novel
1836 3vol Rattlin the Reefer F Marryat Edward Howard Second Ed Maritime Novel

Price: £375.00

The second edition of this gripping maritime novel by English novelist and magazine editor, Edward Howard. An illustrated triple decker, with nine plates across the volumes by Auguste Hervieu. ...

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1837 2vol Naval History of Great Britain Edward Pelham Brenton Folding Plates Illustrated
1837 2vol Naval History of Great Britain Edward Pelham Brenton Folding Plates Illustrated

Price: £390.00

A complete two volume copy of Edward Pelham Brenton's fascinating naval history, copiously illustrated throughout with portraits, plans and maps. Captain Edward Pelham Brenton was an officer...

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1837 6vol The Naval History of Great Britain William James Captain Chamier Illus
1837 6vol The Naval History of Great Britain William James Captain Chamier Illus

Price: £495.00

A six volume set of works being a work of naval history written by William James, with additional work by Captain Chamier. Rebound, in a uniform full cloth binding. Complete in six volumes....

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1837 The Dispatches of Field Marshal the Duke of Wellington During Various Campaigns
1837 The Dispatches of Field Marshal the Duke of Wellington During Various Campaigns

Price: £5,900.00

A very smartly bound set of this essential work regarding Wellington's military campaigns compiled by a man who knew him personally, his personal secretary, John Gurwood. With the very scarce index volume. ...

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1837 The Naval History of Great Britain
1837 The Naval History of Great Britain

Price: £950.00

A very smart six volume set regarding Britain's Naval History. Written by William M James, a military historian whose works are regarded as being extremely accurate and a cornerstone regarding a Naval account of the Revolutionary...

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1838 The Wars of Europe or Annals of Military and Naval Warfare Volume I Blues
1838 The Wars of Europe or Annals of Military and Naval Warfare Volume I Blues

Price: £225.00

 Volume I of this military periodical.With three engraved plates and numerous vignettes.Comprising of fitly-two issues over the year 1838.A very scarce work, which eventually formed three volumes. There is only one record of this...

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1839 A List of the Flag Officers of His Majesty's Fleet Sea Officers Admirals Navy
1839 A List of the Flag Officers of His Majesty's Fleet Sea Officers Admirals Navy

Price: £60.00

An interesting reference work regarding maritime and the Royal Navy from the mid nineteenth century. This volume is lacking its title page. The date and title information have been taken from...

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1839 Papers on Subject Connected With The Duties Corps of Royal Engineers Vol 3
1839 Papers on Subject Connected With The Duties Corps of Royal Engineers Vol 3

Price: £425.00

A very scarce work from the nineteenth century charting the military duties and history of the Corps of Royal Engineers. Volume III only. A interesting work of military history, being a collection...

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1844 Henry Lushington A Great Country's Little Wars Afghanistan First Signed
1844 Henry Lushington A Great Country's Little Wars Afghanistan First Signed

Price: £2,200.00

A scarce first edition of Lushington's work on the First Anglo-Afghan War.Incribed by the author.First Edition.Collated: Complete with two maps (1 folding) and four pages of publisher's advertisements to the rear. Henry Lushington...

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1844 The Queen's Regulations and Orders for The Army
1844 The Queen's Regulations and Orders for The Army

Price: £245.00

A comprehensive and updated guide to the orders supplied to soldiers in 1844. This definitive handbook lists the standing orders for officers and soldiers in the British Army of 1844, guiding...

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1845 The Life of Lord Hill Commander of The Forces Rev. Edwin Sidney Biography
1845 The Life of Lord Hill Commander of The Forces Rev. Edwin Sidney Biography

Price: £248.00

A beautifully bound copy of this biographical work by Rev. Edwin Sidney, charting the life and times of Lord Hill. Rebound in a half calf binding, with marbled paper covered boards. With new...

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1846-52 7 Vol in 1 Pamphlets on Naval Subject Bowles Author Presentation Copy
1846-52 7 Vol in 1 Pamphlets on Naval Subject Bowles Author Presentation Copy

Price: £1,550.00

A very scarce collection of naval works by William Bowles, looking at the state of the Royal Navy during the middle of the nineteenth century. Author's presentation copy. A very scarce work....

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1850 Correspondance Diplomatique et Militaire G.G.Vreede
1850 Correspondance Diplomatique et Militaire G.G.Vreede

Price: £69.99

An anthology of correspondence between the Duke of Marlborough, the grand pensionary Heinsius, and Treasurer-General of the United Provinces Jacques Hop, between 1706 and 1707. Also includes several letters from Count Avaux...

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1851 A History of Naval Architecture Introductory Dissertation
1851 A History of Naval Architecture Introductory Dissertation

Price: £975.00

A very smart first edition copy of this thorough exploration of Naval architecture. Scarce in the original cloth, this work has been written by an expert in the field. Profusely illustrated,...

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1851 The Latitude and Course Corrector Edward Loggan Illustrated 1st Very Scarce
1851 The Latitude and Course Corrector Edward Loggan Illustrated 1st Very Scarce

Price: £70.00

A very scarce copy of the first edition of Edward Loggan's interesting and instructional work on navigation. The first edition of this work. A very scarce work. This work was written with...

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1851 The Navy its Past and Present State Rear Admiral Charles Napier
1851 The Navy its Past and Present State Rear Admiral Charles Napier

Price: £110.00

An interesting collection of letters by the esteemed Royal Navy Officer Charles Napier, describing the history and present state of the Royal Navy. This work is an interesting history of the...

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1853 Le Duc De Wellington
1853 Le Duc De Wellington

Price: £690.00

An historical and biographical work regarding the Duke of Wellington and the Napoleonic Wars. With fascinating ownership, having belonged to a member of Wellington's own staff. Rebound, in...

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1855 The Campaign In The Crimea: An Historical Sketch
1855 The Campaign In The Crimea: An Historical Sketch

Price: £1,150.00

The first and second series of George Brackenbury's account of the Crimean War. Beautifully illustrated, with eighty-one plates across both volumes. Scarce to have both the first and second series together. ...

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1855 The Past Campaign: A Sketch of The War in the East
1855 The Past Campaign: A Sketch of The War in the East

Price: £1,150.00

A finely bound first edition set of this account of the Crimean War from a special correspondent based there for the Morning Herald. An uncommon account of Crimea. Complete in two volumes....

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1855 The Story of the Campaign of Sebastopol
1855 The Story of the Campaign of Sebastopol

Price: £750.00

A finely bound, first edition copy of this important first hand account of this particular campaign during the Crimean War. With the original colour plates in a bright

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1856 A Narrative of the Siege of Kars Humphry Sandwith Crimean War Uncommon
1856 A Narrative of the Siege of Kars Humphry Sandwith Crimean War Uncommon

Price: £180.00

An uncommon third edition of this war account by Humphry Sandwith.This work details the experience of army physician Humphry Sandwith during the last major operation of the Crimean War, the Siege of Kars in Turkey. With a frontispiece...

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1857 Correspondence of Lieut-General The Hon Sir George Cathcart KCB
1857 Correspondence of Lieut-General The Hon Sir George Cathcart KCB

Price: £350.00

The first edition of this military work regarding George Cathcart's experiences in Kaffraria and the Kaffir War. In a lovely full calf binding. Adorned with maps indicating various boundaries. ...

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1858 2Vol Histoire de la Campagne de 1815 Waterloo Le L'Colonel Charras
1858 2Vol Histoire de la Campagne de 1815 Waterloo Le L'Colonel Charras

Price: £140.00

An uncommon set of these fascinating studies enrolling against the Napoleonic gesture, and originally banned in France by the imperial regime. Written in French. Published merely a year after the first edition. Jean-Baptiste...

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1858 Histoire de La Campagne de 1815 Waterloo
1858 Histoire de La Campagne de 1815 Waterloo

Price: £250.00

The first London printing of this account of Waterloo by noted French military historian and War Minister, Jean-Baptiste-Adolphe Charras. From the library of Cefntilla Court which belonged...

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1858 The British Expedition to the Crimea A Revised Edition
1858 The British Expedition to the Crimea A Revised Edition

Price: £900.00

The first edition thus of this important source regarding the Crimean War. Rebound, in a lovely red calf binding, this title is formed of the collected letters to the Times by its noted correspondent, W H Russell. ...

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1861 Lieutenant-General Sir Ralph Abercroby James Lord Dunfermline Memoir First
1861 Lieutenant-General Sir Ralph Abercroby James Lord Dunfermline Memoir First

Price: £110.00

A memoir of Sir Ralph Abercromby. Bound by Burn and son, Binder's stamp to the rear pastedown.Sir Ralph Abercromby was a Scottish soldier who was notable for his services during the Napoleonic Wars. He served as Commander-In-Chief...

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1861 Military Dictionary Colonel Scott First Edition
1861 Military Dictionary Colonel Scott First Edition

Price: £150.00

A fascinating referential dictionary of truly varied information relating to all aspects of the military, full of military techniques and terminology of the era of the American Civil War. First edition. Extended...

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1862 Waterloo the Downfall of the First Napoleon A History of the Campaign 1815
1862 Waterloo the Downfall of the First Napoleon A History of the Campaign 1815

Price: £135.00

An historical work on the fall of Napoleon I.This work traces the battle of Waterloo and Napoleon's downfall. It also provides a context to Napoleon's relationship with Europe prior to 1815.With five plates to the rear of maps and...

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1863 Institutions Militaires de la France Edgard Boutaric French
1863 Institutions Militaires de la France Edgard Boutaric French

Price: £65.00

A French work on the history of military institutions within France, written by the historian Edgard Boutaric. In the original French. This work is an interesting look at the various military...

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1863 The Army List April 1863 Officers of the Army Militia Yeomanry
1863 The Army List April 1863 Officers of the Army Militia Yeomanry

Price: £38.00

The 1863 edition of the Army List issued by the War Office.Comprising lists of the Officers of the Army, the Royal Marines, the Militia, Yeomanry and Volunteers.

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1864 2vols Life of General Sir William Napier Bruce First Edition Illustrated
1864 2vols Life of General Sir William Napier Bruce First Edition Illustrated

Price: £110.00

A first edition copy of this fascinating biography of General Sir William Francis Patrick Napier, edited by his son-in-law Henry Bruce. William Francis Patrick Napier was an Irish soldier in...

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1864 Life of General Sir William Napier
1864 Life of General Sir William Napier

Price: £375.00

An exquisitely bound, first edition set of this military man General Sir William Francis Patrick Napier. In an excellent

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1865 Codice Per La Marina Mercantile Code for the Merchant Navy of Italy
1865 Codice Per La Marina Mercantile Code for the Merchant Navy of Italy

Price: £70.00

The Merchant Shipping Code of 1865.The merchant shipping code was issued along with other codes in what has been called the Risorgimento Legal Italian, which saw the unification of laws in the Kingdom of Italy. The code marked an era...

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1865 Waterloo Suite du Conscrit de 1813
1865 Waterloo Suite du Conscrit de 1813

Price: £250.00

A collaborative fiction work on the battle of Waterloo from the library of Cefntilla Court which belonged to Richard Somerset, 2nd Baron Raglan. The thirteenth edition of this work. Written...

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1869 NEW ARMY LIST Militia List Royal Marines Indian Staff Corps Colonel H HART
1869 NEW ARMY LIST Militia List Royal Marines Indian Staff Corps Colonel H HART

Price: £64.99

A list of army and military personnel written and compiled by Henry George Hart (Sep 1808 - March 1878), the third son of Lieutenant Colonel William Hart. Hart was appointed ensign in the 49th Regiment of Foot on 1 April 1829,...

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1869 Rough Notes of Seven Campaigns In Portugal Spain France and America First
1869 Rough Notes of Seven Campaigns In Portugal Spain France and America First

Price: £450.00

A scarce memoir of several war campaigns.A fascinating work, with first-hand accounts of several missions from 1809 to 1815 in Europe and America.Written by John Spencer Cooper, a late Serjeant in the 7th Royal Fusileers.This...

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1869 The New ARMY LIST And MILITA LIST Royal Marines Indian Staff Corps HART
1869 The New ARMY LIST And MILITA LIST Royal Marines Indian Staff Corps HART

Price: £59.99

The comprehensive list of serving military in 1869. Published quarterly, this is No. CXXIV, 1st October 1869. Armorial bookplate to front pastedown. Including 'The Royal Marines, and Indian Staff Corps, distinguishing those who...

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1874 Army Lists Roundheads Cavaliers Edward Peacock Scarce Civil War
1874 Army Lists Roundheads Cavaliers Edward Peacock Scarce Civil War

Price: £160.00

A scarce copy of these army lists. The Second Edition; revised, corrected, and enlarged.With letter illustrations throughout, and a preface by the editor.

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1874 History of the Life Boat and Its Work
1874 History of the Life Boat and Its Work

Price: £350.00

The first edition of this early, important work on the life-boat. Written by the gentleman who is responsible for the making of the modern Royal National Lifeboat Institution as we know it today. ...

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1874-5 5vols The Invasion of Crimea Its Origin and an Account of its Progress
1874-5 5vols The Invasion of Crimea Its Origin and an Account of its Progress

Price: £345.00

Five volumes of A W Kinglake's magnum opus.The first five volumes of the eventual eight volume series.Volumes I and II are fifth edition, volumes III, IV are third edition, volume V is a first edition.One plate to volume...

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1876 History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France
1876 History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France

Price: £1,400.00

A beautifully bound six volume set of Major-General Napier's history of the Peninsular War. Profusely illustrated, with fifty five maps. Scarce in such a lovely

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1877 2vol History of the Indian Navy Charles Rathbone Low First Edition
1877 2vol History of the Indian Navy Charles Rathbone Low First Edition

Price: £455.00

An excellent cloth bound set of this fascinating study of the history of the Indian Navy by Charles Rathbone Low, complete in two volumes. Charles Rathbone Low served as as a Lieutenant in...

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1878 Maritime Warfare Thomas Gibson Bowles Very Scarce Second Edition
1878 Maritime Warfare Thomas Gibson Bowles Very Scarce Second Edition

Price: £120.00

A very scarce work by Thomas Gibson Bowles, criticizing the Paris Declaration Respecting Maritime Law of 1856. Whilst the diplomatic policy was agreed between fifty five nations, the declaration...

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1879 A Popular History of The British Navy W. H. G. Kingston Illustrated Scarce
1879 A Popular History of The British Navy W. H. G. Kingston Illustrated Scarce

Price: £65.00

A history of the British Navy from the late 19th century, written by W. H. G. Kingston. Undated, dated using copac. Written by W. H. G. Kingston, the noted author of numerous books for young...

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1881 Lieut-Col Seccombe's Army and Navy Birthday Book Very Scarce Illus
1881 Lieut-Col Seccombe's Army and Navy Birthday Book Very Scarce Illus

Price: £225.00

A very scarce birthday book from the late nineteenth century. Profusely illustrated throughout with depictions of the army and navy, this calendar of dates was aimed at children A delightful...

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1881 To Caubul with the Cavalry Brigade
1881 To Caubul with the Cavalry Brigade

Price: £950.00

A very scarce, first edition copy of R C W Mitford's account of Caubul in the Cavalry Brigade. In the publisher's original cloth binding, with a 48 page catalogue at the rear dated 1881. ...

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1882 Algerie et Sahara Le General Margueritte Par General Philebert Military
1882 Algerie et Sahara Le General Margueritte Par General Philebert Military

Price: £170.00

A biography of Jean Auguste Margueritte.In French.Jean Auguste Margueritte was a French general who had a long career in Algeria before being mortally wounded in Sedan.

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1882 GB War Office Enquiry into the Organization of the Army Hospital Corps
1882 GB War Office Enquiry into the Organization of the Army Hospital Corps

Price: £250.00

A scarce military report from the late 19th century.The report was commissioned by the secretary of state for war and presented to both Houses of Parliament by command of Her Majesty.With minutes of evidence, appendix and an index....

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1883 2vols The Voyage of the Jeanette Ship and Ice Journals George W De Long
1883 2vols The Voyage of the Jeanette Ship and Ice Journals George W De Long

Price: £375.00

A two volume set of works which discusses the trail of the voyage of the Jeannette and the death of its many crew members. This work has been edited by the Ship captain's wife, Emma De Long. ...

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1883 A Naval Career During The Old War Admiral John Markham Illus Maps Scarce
1883 A Naval Career During The Old War Admiral John Markham Illus Maps Scarce

Price: £55.00

A autobiographical work on the life and naval career int former Admiral John Markham. In the publisher's original cloth binding. A scarce work of naval memoir. Admiral John Markham was...

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1884 Le Duc de Wellington a Bruxelles
1884 Le Duc de Wellington a Bruxelles

Price: £340.00

A French language memoir of the Duke of Wellington and his time in Brussels. This copy has a fascinating association, and was bound by the German prisoners in Douglas during the First World War. ...

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1885 Examples Conclusions Maxim Modern Naval Tactic Bainbridge-Hoff Folding Maps
1885 Examples Conclusions Maxim Modern Naval Tactic Bainbridge-Hoff Folding Maps

Price: £80.00

An illustrated work on naval tactics by William Bainbridge-Hoff, illustrated with twenty-six folding plates. 'Examples, Conclusions, and Maxims of Modern Naval Tactics' is an instructive guide...

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1885 M Le Comte D'herisson Journal of a Staff Officer in Paris 1870-1 in English
1885 M Le Comte D'herisson Journal of a Staff Officer in Paris 1870-1 in English

Price: £55.00

A journal of a staff officer in Paris during the Siege of Paris.In EnglishThe Siege of PAris (1870-71) and teh consquent capture of the city by Prussian forces led to the French defeat in the Franco-Prussian War and the establishment...

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1885 Our Sailors British Navy W. H. G. Kingston Children's Frontispiece
1885 Our Sailors British Navy W. H. G. Kingston Children's Frontispiece

Price: £26.00

A work for children, collecting various anecdotes of the brave deeds of sailors in the reign of Queen Victoria. This work is an interesting children's collection of anecdotes on significant...

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1885 The Journals of Major-Gen. C. G. Gordon, C.B., at Kartoum
1885 The Journals of Major-Gen. C. G. Gordon, C.B., at Kartoum

Price: £115.00

The first edition of the journals and letters written by Charles George Gordon in 1884 whilst he was in Khartoum, illustrated throughout. The first edition of this work. The journals of Charles...

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1887 John Davis The Second Queen's Royal Regiment Vol I Signed Maps War
1887 John Davis The Second Queen's Royal Regiment Vol I Signed Maps War

Price: £85.00

The 1887 edition of Lieut.-Colonel John Davis' account of Queen's (Royal West Surrey) Regiment. Details the English occupation of Tangiers from 1661 to 1684. With maps and black and white plates throughout. Missing one plate...

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1887 Monster of the Sea Legendary and Authentic John Gibson First Edition Illus
1887 Monster of the Sea Legendary and Authentic John Gibson First Edition Illus

Price: £500.00

A very scarce first (and only) edition copy of John Gibson's work of sea monsters with all of its fabulous plates. A bit of a treasure. Very rare. First edition. In the original full cloth...

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1888 2vol Capt BINGHAM The Bastille military history First Edition
1888 2vol Capt BINGHAM The Bastille military history First Edition

Price: £290.00

A superb documentary concerning the siege of the Bastille. First EditionMaking reference to much primary source material and replete with index, this excellent history will be of great interest to the student of Revolutionary history.Bound...

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1888 Story of American Sailor Elbridge S Brooks First Edition Uncommon Illustrated
1888 Story of American Sailor Elbridge S Brooks First Edition Uncommon Illustrated

Price: £34.00

An uncommon first edition of this fascinating study of the duties, experiences, adventures, and 'romance' of the American Sailor, by Elbridge S Brooks. Elbridge Streeter Brooks was an American...

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1888 Text Book of Military Topography
1888 Text Book of Military Topography

Price: £56.00

The first edition of this informative military topography text book. Adorned with folding plans and tables to assist the reader in further understanding the subject prior to examination. With...

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1888 The Naval Annual 1887 Lord Brassey Signed Folding Maps Plates Naval
1888 The Naval Annual 1887 Lord Brassey Signed Folding Maps Plates Naval

Price: £195.00

A signed copy of this fascinating naval work, complete with many informative plates and charts, some of which are folding. With publisher's advertisements to the rear of the work. Signed...

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1889 Leon Hennet Cadets Gentilshommes Ecoles French Language Military History
1889 Leon Hennet Cadets Gentilshommes Ecoles French Language Military History

Price: £135.00

A very scarce French language military study.Concerning what the author describes as "Gentlemen Cadets" , the book deals with 19th Century French miltary schools and their sytems. It was written by military researcher and then Deputy...

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1889 Letters on Cavalry, Letters on Infantry
1889 Letters on Cavalry, Letters on Infantry

Price: £360.00

An uncommon collection of letters written by the Prussian general Prince Kraft Zu Hohenlohe Ingelfingen, illustrated with three folding maps. An uncommon work. A collection of letters looking...

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1889 Pigsticking or Hoghunting A Complete Account for Sportsmen and Others
1889 Pigsticking or Hoghunting A Complete Account for Sportsmen and Others

Price: £640.00

An instructional work on boar hunting.A lovely copy of this sought after work.Illustrated throughout with drawings by the author.25 plates throughout.The first edition of this work.Written by Lieutenant General Robert Stephenson Smyth...

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1889 Robert Blake Admiral and General at Sea William Hepworth Dixon New Ed Illus
1889 Robert Blake Admiral and General at Sea William Hepworth Dixon New Ed Illus

Price: £115.00

A biographical work on admiral and general at sea Admiral Blake Illustrated, with ten plates. In a Bickers and Son binding as stated to the binder's stamp at the verso of front endpaper.Admiral Blake was one of the most important...

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1890 3vols Her Majesty's Army A Descriptive Account Walter Richards Illustrated
1890 3vols Her Majesty's Army A Descriptive Account Walter Richards Illustrated

Price: £975.00

A beautifully illustrated work on the army.Undated, dated using Copac.Colour illustrations throughout all volumes. With sixteen plates to volume I, fourteen plates to volume II and sixteen plates to volume III. Lacking 'The 35th...

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1890 Old Sea Wings Ways and Words In The Days of Oak and Hemp Robert C Leslie
1890 Old Sea Wings Ways and Words In The Days of Oak and Hemp Robert C Leslie

Price: £85.00

A fascinating work of marine history by Robert C. Leslie, profusely illustrated throughout with numerous vignettes. A comprehensive look into the history of ships and marinas, by Written by...

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1892 2vol Influence of Sea Power Upon French Revolution Empire By Captain Mahan
1892 2vol Influence of Sea Power Upon French Revolution Empire By Captain Mahan

Price: £150.00

A history of naval power and its influence on the French Revolution and Empire between 1793 and 1812 illustrated with maps and battle plans including one fold-out map. Alfred Thayer Mahan (1840 - 1914) was a United States Navy...

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1892 Admiral of the Fleet Sir Provo W. P. Wallis J. G. Brighton Memoir Illus 1st
1892 Admiral of the Fleet Sir Provo W. P. Wallis J. G. Brighton Memoir Illus 1st

Price: £120.00

An illustrated copy of this scarce memoir about Provo Wallis, the Royal Navy officer, written by J. G. Brighton. A memoir about Provo Wallis. Wallis was a Royal Navy officer, who became a lieutenant...

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1893 12vols History of the Consulate The Empire of France Under Napoleon Thiers
1893 12vols History of the Consulate The Empire of France Under Napoleon Thiers

Price: £1,200.00

A comprehensive work on the Empire of France.Translated from the original French of Louis Adolphe Thiers by D Forbes Campbell and John Stebbing.Illustrated, with 36 plates (three per volume).Collated, complete.Bound by Leighton Son...

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1893 A Prisoner of War F A Inderwick W Padgett First Edition Illustrations
1893 A Prisoner of War F A Inderwick W Padgett First Edition Illustrations

Price: £175.00

The first edition of this story from F. A. Inderwick. Including several newspaper clippings to the front endpapers on the death of the author, and a handwritten note underneath a tipped-in pencil inscription, stating, 'The above note...

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1894 2vol History of the United States Navy 1775-1893 1775-1894 Maclay Illustrated
1894 2vol History of the United States Navy 1775-1893 1775-1894 Maclay Illustrated

Price: £175.00

A complete two volume set of this controversial work on the History of the United States Navy, by Edgar Stanton Maclay. Edgar Stanton Maclay was an American journalist and historian, who worked...

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1895 English Seamen in The Sixteenth Century James Anthony Froude
1895 English Seamen in The Sixteenth Century James Anthony Froude

Price: £28.00

James Anthony Froude's historical work, 'English Seamen in The Sixteenth Century'. A series of nine lectures delivered at Oxford in 1893-4, during the Easter term. Containing lectures on:...

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1895 History of the 21 Royal Scots Fusiliers
1895 History of the 21 Royal Scots Fusiliers

Price: £190.00

A beautifully illustrated, limited edition work on the 21st Royal Scots Fusiliers. A bright copy, in the original publisher's cloth binding. One of a print run of 530 copies. With eight vibrant...

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1896 Admiral of the Fleet Sir Geoffrey Phipps Hornby Biography Mrs Fred Egerton
1896 Admiral of the Fleet Sir Geoffrey Phipps Hornby Biography Mrs Fred Egerton

Price: £70.00

A first edition copy of this naval biography, offering an insight into life in the Royal Navy from the 19th century. First edition. Rebacked, with the original backstrip preserved. Written...

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1896 Francois-Severin Marceau 1769-1796 T G Johnson First Ed Biography Illus
1896 Francois-Severin Marceau 1769-1796 T G Johnson First Ed Biography Illus

Price: £35.00

A biographical military work.With a frontispiece and three further illustrations. The illustration La Vendee in 1793 is stated to contents to be at page 129, is actually at 122. Francois Severin Marceau-Desgraviers was a French general...

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1896 Ironclads in Action a Sketch of Naval Warfare From 1855 to 1895
1896 Ironclads in Action a Sketch of Naval Warfare From 1855 to 1895

Price: £775.00

A finely bound second edition of Herbert W. Wilson's interesting history looking in-depth at the ironclad battleships during the mid to late nineteenth century. Illustrated profusely throughout, including with folding...

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1896 The Wreck of the Wager John Byron Isaac Morris Maritime Scarce
1896 The Wreck of the Wager John Byron Isaac Morris Maritime Scarce

Price: £68.00

A part of the Blackie's School and Home Library, this work of naval history is aimed at a young reader and explore the ship 'The Wager'. Undated, dated using Copac. With the bookplate of David...

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1898 Admiral Duncan Earl of Camperdown First Edition Illustrated
1898 Admiral Duncan Earl of Camperdown First Edition Illustrated

Price: £49.00

A fascinating biography of the notable British admiral Adam Duncan, written by his grandson, Robert Haldane-Duncan the third Earl of Camperdown. Duncan is best known for his defeat of the Dutch...

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1898 The Campaign in Tirah 1897-1898 First Ed Col H D Hutchinson Illustrated
1898 The Campaign in Tirah 1897-1898 First Ed Col H D Hutchinson Illustrated

Price: £75.00

A fascinating account of the Tirah Campaign during the Indian frontier war of 1897-8.The first edition of this work.With two pages of advertisements to the rear as called for.  Lacking final map to the rear, otherwise complete.With...

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1899 A Life of Richard Badiley Vice Admiral of the Fleet Thomas A Spalding 1st
1899 A Life of Richard Badiley Vice Admiral of the Fleet Thomas A Spalding 1st

Price: £95.00

A signed, first edition copy of this biographical insight to the life and career of English naval officer Richard Badiley. With a presentation inscription from the author to the front endpaper. ...

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1899 Napoleon's Invasion of Russia Hereford B George Illustrated Military War
1899 Napoleon's Invasion of Russia Hereford B George Illustrated Military War

Price: £265.00

Hereford Brooke George's main publication.Illustrated, with five maps and five plans.This work is on Napoleon's invasion of Russia. It discusses Napoleon and his allies, the Grand Army. Hereford Brooke George was an English barrister,...

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1899 Napoleons War Maxims L E Henry Social Political Thoughts First Edition
1899 Napoleons War Maxims L E Henry Social Political Thoughts First Edition

Price: £130.00

A collection of Napoleon's war maxims.The first edition of this work.With bookseller's label to the front endpaper. Compiled by L E Henry. Henry was a reader to H R H The Duke of Clarence, Professor at Royal Staff College Sandhurst...

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1899 Robert Blake Admiral and General At Sea Montagu Burrows Limited Ed
1899 Robert Blake Admiral and General At Sea Montagu Burrows Limited Ed

Price: £80.00

A very scarce history of the life of Robert Blake, seventeenth-century admiral. Fifty copies reprinted from, 'From Howard to Nelson: Twelve Sailors', of which this is number 11.

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1900 A Middy's Recollections 1853-1860 Victor Montagu Illustrated
1900 A Middy's Recollections 1853-1860 Victor Montagu Illustrated

Price: £95.00

An interesting memoir recounting the author's experience in the navy during his youth, illustrated throughout. Victor Montagu's memoir of his time in the navy. The author, Victor Alexander...

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1900-1934 3Vol MILITARY Dress Regulations For Officers of the Army War Office
1900-1934 3Vol MILITARY Dress Regulations For Officers of the Army War Office

Price: £240.00

This is a three volume set of these first edition military regulation guides.Produced by the war office to be issued and purchased by the army and militia and to be strictly observed.Includes several plates showing details of military...

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1901 Diary of Captain the Hon Richard Fitzroy Somerset, Grenadier Guards
1901 Diary of Captain the Hon Richard Fitzroy Somerset, Grenadier Guards

Price: £220.00

A family copy of this diary of Richard Fitzroy Somerset of the Grenadier Guards. With the bookplate of Cefntilla Court, the Raglan family home. The first edition of this work. This is the...

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1902 The Passing of the Flagship William Price Drury First Edition Uncommon
1902 The Passing of the Flagship William Price Drury First Edition Uncommon

Price: £35.00

An uncommon first edition copy of this charming collection of short stories by the notable novelist and playwright William Price Drury. Lieutenant-Colonel William Price Drury was a Royal Marine...

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1902 The Story of 'Birkenhead' A. Christopher Addison Illustrated 1st
1902 The Story of 'Birkenhead' A. Christopher Addison Illustrated 1st

Price: £90.00

The first edition of this work studying the sinking of the Birkenhead, written by Albert Christopher Addison, illustrated throughout. The first edition of this work. This work is a study into...

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1903 The Problem of the Army
1903 The Problem of the Army

Price: £750.00

A very scarce first edition of this work on the Army by Leopold Amery. This work is an expansion on Amery's articles on the conduct of the Second Boer War for The Times. Signed by Amery to...

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1904 James Lawrence Captain U.S. Navy Albert Gleaves George Dewey Illustrated
1904 James Lawrence Captain U.S. Navy Albert Gleaves George Dewey Illustrated

Price: £75.00

A very scarce work exploring the naval career of the Captain of the United States Navy, James Lawrence. A scarce copy of these noteworthy U.S. Naval Captain, James Lawrence. In the publishers...

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1904 Naval Development in the Century Nathaniel Barnaby Folding Plate Uncommon
1904 Naval Development in the Century Nathaniel Barnaby Folding Plate Uncommon

Price: £120.00

An uncommon copy of this work looking at the development of warships during the nineteenth century. An uncommon work. This work analyses and reviews the development on warships during the nineteenth...

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1904-1934 3Vol Dress Regulations For Officers of the Army War Office MILITARY
1904-1934 3Vol Dress Regulations For Officers of the Army War Office MILITARY

Price: £240.00

This is a three volume set of these first edition military regulation guides.Produced by the war office to be issued and purchased by the army and militia and to be strictly observed.Includes several plates showing details of military...

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1905 2vols Sea Power In Its Relation to War 1812 Captain AT Mahan Illus First Ed
1905 2vols Sea Power In Its Relation to War 1812 Captain AT Mahan Illus First Ed

Price: £250.00

A first edition, two volume set of work of naval history by Captain A. T. Mahan, exploring the role of the sea and ships in the War of 1812. First edition. Complete in two volumes. Written...

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1905 A Lay of Tewkesbury AD 1471 The Story of the Battle of Tewkesbury in Verse
1905 A Lay of Tewkesbury AD 1471 The Story of the Battle of Tewkesbury in Verse

Price: £49.99

A poetic rendering of the battle of Tewkesbury, a decisive battle in the Wars of the Roses. Scarce local Imprint. With a photograph to frontispiece depicting the battleground as it stood at the time of publication.

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1905 A Staff Officers Scap-Book During the Russo Japanese War First Ed Hamilton
1905 A Staff Officers Scap-Book During the Russo Japanese War First Ed Hamilton

Price: £300.00

A first-hand account of the Russo-Japanese War.Written by Sir Ian Standish Monteith Hamilton, a senior officer in the British Army. HToday, Hamilton is best known for commanding the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force during the Gallipoli...

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1905 With Togo H. C. Seppings Wright Illustrated First Edition
1905 With Togo H. C. Seppings Wright Illustrated First Edition

Price: £55.00

H. C. Seppings Wright's illustrated experience under the leadership of Admiral Togo with the Japanese Army. Henry Charles Sepping Wright was a war correspondent, who defied the odds and was...

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1906 Heresies of Sea Power Fred T. Jane Illustrated
1906 Heresies of Sea Power Fred T. Jane Illustrated

Price: £195.00

An illustrated study into sea power, looking at the history of various naval wars, written by Fred T. Jane. 'Heresies of Sea Power' is a work about the principle of sea power, studying examples...

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1906 Seymour Vandeleur Colonel F. I. Maxse Illustrated British Officer Military
1906 Seymour Vandeleur Colonel F. I. Maxse Illustrated British Officer Military

Price: £75.00

A fascinaitng miliary memoir, explore the life of Seymour Vandeleur. The volume is illustrated with numerous folding plates throughout. A memoir of the life and career of Lieutenant-Colonel...

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1906-1910 3vols Letters and Papers Charles Lord Barham John Knox Laughton
1906-1910 3vols Letters and Papers Charles Lord Barham John Knox Laughton

Price: £135.00

Three volumes of the letters and papers of Charles, Lord Barham.The volumes document his time from being promoted to command the sloop HMS Speaker to his death in 1813.Publications from the Navy Records Society. Numbers XXXII,...

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1906-1915 4vol History of the British Army Vol IV Part I II Maps Vol V Fortescue
1906-1915 4vol History of the British Army Vol IV Part I II Maps Vol V Fortescue

Price: £300.00

A collection of first edition volumes from John William Fortescue's fascinating history of the British Army. Containing the following volumes: Volume IV, Part I: ‘1789-1801 Second Part...

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1907 Marshal Turenne Thomas Longueville First Edition Illustrated Map Military
1907 Marshal Turenne Thomas Longueville First Edition Illustrated Map Military

Price: £85.00

A fasinating work on the French general, Henri de la Tour d'Auvergne, Vicomte de Turenne.A first edition.Complete, with twenty monochrome plates, and coloured map to the rear.Henri de la Tour d'Auvergne, Vicomte de Turenne...

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1907 The Royal Navy
1907 The Royal Navy

Price: £170.00

A lovely first edition copy of H. Lawrence Swinburne's fascinating study of the British Navy. Providing an in depth examination of the history and practices of the Royal Navy for the 'general...

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1909 Among the Wild Tribes of the Afghan Frontier Idian Marches T.L.Pennell 1st
1909 Among the Wild Tribes of the Afghan Frontier Idian Marches T.L.Pennell 1st

Price: £99.99

A detailed record of sixteen years' close intercourse with the natives of the Indian marches. First edition. Profusely illustrated with photographic plates and two maps. With an introduction by Field-Marshal Earl Roberts.

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1909 Britain at Bay Spenser Wilkinson First Edition Military History
1909 Britain at Bay Spenser Wilkinson First Edition Military History

Price: £50.00

An attractive and well preserved work of British military history.First edition.With a gilt and black stripe detail running across the top and bottom of the boards and spine. Henry Spenser Wilkinson (1 May 1853 in Hulme, Manchester...

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1909 Letters From The Peninsula 1808-12 William Warre Napoleonic Military War
1909 Letters From The Peninsula 1808-12 William Warre Napoleonic Military War

Price: £70.00

A contemporary account of the Peninsula War.Told through letters sent by Lieutenant General Sir William Warre at the time of the conflict.Edited by his nephew Rev Edmond Warre. With a frontispiece and folding map to the rear.The...

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1909 Letters to The Times War and Neutrality Thomas Erskine Holland Presentation
1909 Letters to The Times War and Neutrality Thomas Erskine Holland Presentation

Price: £35.00

A collection of letters on the concept of conflict versus neutrality from Thomas Erskine Holland.Sir Thomas Erskine Holland (17 July 1835 24 May 1926) was a British jurist.Inscribed to the front endpaper, 'To E. A. Whittack,...

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1909 Major G B Laurie The French Conquest of Algeria History Military Map Scarce
1909 Major G B Laurie The French Conquest of Algeria History Military Map Scarce

Price: £175.00

A scarce copy of this work on the French conquest of Algeria.First edition.Complete with three folding coloured maps in excellent

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1909 Napoleon's Brothers A. Hilliard Atteridge Illustrated First Edition
1909 Napoleon's Brothers A. Hilliard Atteridge Illustrated First Edition

Price: £30.00

The first edition of A. Hilliard Atteridge's biography on the four brothers of Napoleon Bonaparte, illustrated throughout. The first edition of this work. An interesting work looking at the...

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1909 The Reality of War
1909 The Reality of War

Price: £75.00

A very smart, first edition copy of this scarce treatise on war, and the psychological implications. The first and only edition of this work. Written by Major Stewart L Murray. This work is...

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1910 Deeds of Naval Daring Anecdotes of the British Navy Edward Giffard
1910 Deeds of Naval Daring Anecdotes of the British Navy Edward Giffard

Price: £110.00

A humorous and intriguing collection of anecdotes from the British Navy, written by the British Admiral Edward Giffard. This work is an interesting collection of anecdotes about the British...

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1910 Reminiscences of Admiral Montagu First Edition Illustrated
1910 Reminiscences of Admiral Montagu First Edition Illustrated

Price: £49.00

A first edition copy of this entertaining collection of reminiscences of Victorian naval and social life, by Admiral Victor A. Montagu. Victor Montagu was a British Naval officer who saw considerable...

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1910 The Navy List October Her Majesty's Stationery Office Maritime
1910 The Navy List October Her Majesty's Stationery Office Maritime

Price: £90.00

A fascinating work of naval history from the start of the twentieth century, bound in a half calf binding. Offering a look into the history of the British Navy. A naval list dating from October...

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1911 Centurions of a Century The Suffolk Regiment of Foot C H Gardiner Scarce
1911 Centurions of a Century The Suffolk Regiment of Foot C H Gardiner Scarce

Price: £45.00

A scarce work of military history by C. H. Gardiner, illustrated with eight illustrated plate throughout. In the publisher's original cloth binding. Illustrated with 8 plates, lacking the...

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1911 My Naval Career and Travels Sir Edward H Seymour Maritime Illus Second Ed
1911 My Naval Career and Travels Sir Edward H Seymour Maritime Illus Second Ed

Price: £35.00

An interesting autobiographical work by the Admiral of the Fleet Sir Edward Hobart Seymour, illustrated with several plates throughout. A second edition copy of this autobiographical naval...

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1911 The British Tar In Fact and Fiction Charles N Robinson John Leyland 1st Ed
1911 The British Tar In Fact and Fiction Charles N Robinson John Leyland 1st Ed

Price: £60.00

A first edition, second impression copy of this work of naval history. A interesting look into the life and society of sailors. With introductory chapters by the author and naval historian...

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1912 Correspondence of Lord Burghersh Rachel Weigall Illustrated Very Scarce 1st
1912 Correspondence of Lord Burghersh Rachel Weigall Illustrated Very Scarce 1st

Price: £170.00

A very scarce first edition of the collection of correspondence by John Fane, Lord Burghersh, illustrated throughout. A very scarce work. The first edition of this work. A collection of letters...

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1912 Garibaldi and the Thousand George Macaulay Trevelyan Illustrated Military
1912 Garibaldi and the Thousand George Macaulay Trevelyan Illustrated Military

Price: £150.00

A biographical work on Italian general and politician.Garibaldi is remembered for his attempted re-uniting of Italy.This work is the first of three titles by George Macaulay Trevelyan on Garibaldi. When writing this particular...

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1912 Pitt and Napoleon Essays and Letters J Holland Rose Military Trafalgar War
1912 Pitt and Napoleon Essays and Letters J Holland Rose Military Trafalgar War

Price: £65.00

An interesting work on William Pitt and Napoleon.The essays to the first section of this work trace the career and characters of both men. The second part is a collection of important letters illustrative of Pitt's career. The essays...

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1912 The Naval Miscellany Volume II John Knox Laughton Naval Military
1912 The Naval Miscellany Volume II John Knox Laughton Naval Military

Price: £48.00

A fascinating volume of the naval miscellany.Edited by John Knox Laughton, a British naval historian and arguably the first to argue the importance of the subject as a field of study. He was a co founder of the Navy Records Society,...

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1913 A Cavalry Officer in The Corunna Campaign
1913 A Cavalry Officer in The Corunna Campaign

Price: £70.00

The first edition of this fascinating naval work regarding Captain Gordon, complete with numerous illustrations and a demonstrative folding map. Uncommon. The first edition of the work. Collated...

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1913 Flagships Three Charles Edwin Woodrow Bean First Edition Illustrated
1913 Flagships Three Charles Edwin Woodrow Bean First Edition Illustrated

Price: £35.00

A first edition copy of this fascinating history and development of the Royal Australian Navy, by Charles Edwin Woodrow Bean. Charles Edwin Woodrow Bean was a renowned Australian World War...

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1913 The Naval Mutinies of 1797 Conrad Gill Folding Map Very Scarce Navy
1913 The Naval Mutinies of 1797 Conrad Gill Folding Map Very Scarce Navy

Price: £165.00

A very scarce work of naval history, discussing the naval mutinies of 1797. A fascinating work of naval history exploring the naval mutinies of 1797. Written by Conrad Gill. In the publisher's...

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1914 List of Officers of the Royal Regiment of Artillery June 1862-June 1914
1914 List of Officers of the Royal Regiment of Artillery June 1862-June 1914

Price: £79.99

A scarce list of officers who were in the Royal Regiment of Artillery. List dates from June 1862 through to June 1914. New Edition Volume II. Set in chart form, within chapters such as "Lists of Officers of the Royal Artillery",...

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1914 Napoleon and the Campaign of 1814 Henry Houssaye Translated R S McClintock
1914 Napoleon and the Campaign of 1814 Henry Houssaye Translated R S McClintock

Price: £75.00

An historical work on Napoleon and his 1814 campaign.Illustrated, with three maps. Translated from the original French into English by R S McClintock.Henry Houssaye was a French historian and academic. He was particularly attracted...

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1914 Our Many-Sided Navy Robert Wilden Neeser First Limited Edition Uncommon Illustrated
1914 Our Many-Sided Navy Robert Wilden Neeser First Limited Edition Uncommon Illustrated

Price: £24.00

An uncommon first edition copy of this fascinating study of the American Navy, by Robert Wilden Neeser. Providing an in depth examination of the history and practices of the Royal Navy for...

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1914 The Man-Of-War Currey First Edition Colour Illustrated
1914 The Man-Of-War Currey First Edition Colour Illustrated

Price: £25.00

A first edition copy of this fascinating study of the powerful 'Man-of-war' warships employed from the sixteenth to the nineteenth century. Within this work Currey explores the development...

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1914 The Naval Battle Tactical Factors Baudry Folding Plates First Edition
1914 The Naval Battle Tactical Factors Baudry Folding Plates First Edition

Price: £1,200.00

An exceptional copy of this first edition of this important study on naval tactics by A. Baudry, illustrated with five folding plates. Complete and very rare. The first edition of this work,...

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1915 Fleet Annual and Naval Yearbook Yexley Illus Folding Maps Very Scarce
1915 Fleet Annual and Naval Yearbook Yexley Illus Folding Maps Very Scarce

Price: £240.00

A very scarce copy of this 1915 yearbook of the British Navy, illustrated throughout with a folding map and a folding plate, compiled by Lionel Yexley. A very scarce work, stated on Copac as...

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1916 From Sail to Steam by Admiral C.C. Penrose Fitzgerald First Ed Illus Naval
1916 From Sail to Steam by Admiral C.C. Penrose Fitzgerald First Ed Illus Naval

Price: £70.00

A first edition of this naval work by Admiral C. C. Penrose Fitzgerald.Illustrated throughout, with sixteen monochrome plates.With publisher's advertisements to the rear.Charles Cooper Penrose Fitzgerald was an admiral in the Royal...

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1916 The Navy as a Fighting Machine Bradley Fiske Folding Map Scarce 1st
1916 The Navy as a Fighting Machine Bradley Fiske Folding Map Scarce 1st

Price: £35.00

The first edition of this work discussing various aspects of the United States navy, written by Bradley Fiske, illustrated with a folding map. The first edition of this work. This work discusses...

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1917 Review Copy The Life and Letters of Admiral Sir Charles Napier H Noel William
1917 Review Copy The Life and Letters of Admiral Sir Charles Napier H Noel William

Price: £89.00

The first edition of this biography regarding the life and career of the long-serving Admiral, Sir Charles Napier. Being a review copy, in the publisher's original navy blue cloth, this illustrated work traces the career...

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1917 The Sunbeam RYS Voyages and Experiences in Many Waters Earl Brassey Illustrated
1917 The Sunbeam RYS Voyages and Experiences in Many Waters Earl Brassey Illustrated

Price: £245.00

Earl Brassey's "The Sunbeam." R.Y.S Voyages and Experiences In Many Waters" Sunbeam RYS was a british luxury yacht. Built for Thomas Brassey in Seacombe, it was designed by St...

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1918 A List Of Etonians On Active Service July 13th 1918 In Paper Wraps Scarce
1918 A List Of Etonians On Active Service July 13th 1918 In Paper Wraps Scarce

Price: £99.99

An uncommon copy of A List of Etonians on Active Service July 13th 1918 published by Eton College. In original paper wraps. Tenth edition. With those on active service listed alphabetically with the date of their leaving Eton College...

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1918 Description and Rules for the United States Rifle
1918 Description and Rules for the United States Rifle

Price: £34.99

A Great War-era technical manual for the .30 calibre United States Rifle.Replete with schematic vignettes of component parts, and two folding diagnostic plates, this is a fascinating piece of militaria.

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1918 July 13th 1918 A List Of Etonians On Active Service In Paper Wraps Scarce
1918 July 13th 1918 A List Of Etonians On Active Service In Paper Wraps Scarce

Price: £99.99

An uncommon copy of A List of Etonians on Active Service July 13th 1918 published by Eton College. In original paper wraps. Tenth edition. With a list of Dames and House Masters to front and information about this edition printed...

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1919 Demobilisation Supplement to the Auxiliary Patrol List Scarce Military
1919 Demobilisation Supplement to the Auxiliary Patrol List Scarce Military

Price: £195.00

A scarce collection of naval orders from 1919.Including 'Orders for Demobilising and Repair Ports', 'Admiralty Orders Quoted in Connection with Demobilisation', 'Special Orders for Chartering Fishing Vessels in the Mediterranean'.Including...

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1919 Falklands, Jutland and the Bight Barry Bingham Illus Folding Map
1919 Falklands, Jutland and the Bight Barry Bingham Illus Folding Map

Price: £75.00

An illustrated account of Edward Bingham's experiences serving in the Royal Navy during the First World War. The first hand account of a Navy officer during the action of the Battle of the Falkland...

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1919 The King's Rifle Corps Chronicle for 1917 World War I Military
1919 The King's Rifle Corps Chronicle for 1917 World War I  Military

Price: £99.99

A very smart and comprehensive war record of the King's Rifle Corps for the year 1918, at the conclusion of the Great War.Published shortly after the war, this thorough volume chronicles the movements and activities of the Corps...

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1920 3vol Navy in the War of 1739-48 Richmond Very Scarce First Edition Illustrated
1920 3vol Navy in the War of 1739-48 Richmond Very Scarce First Edition Illustrated

Price: £495.00

A very scarce first edition copy of this fascinating study of the British Navy in the 'War of Jenkins' Ear', by the prolific Royal Navy officer and historian Herbert William Richmond. Often...

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1921 The Story of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment Charles Lethbridge Kingsford
1921 The Story of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment Charles Lethbridge Kingsford

Price: £75.00

A very scarce work of military history by Charles Lethbridge Kingsford offering the story of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment. A interesting work localised military history, charting the history...

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1922 English Seamen in Sixteenth Century James Anthony Froude Leather Binding
1922 English Seamen in Sixteenth Century James Anthony Froude Leather Binding

Price: £130.00

A collection of lectures on English sea-faring life in the 1500s. New impression

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1922 My Life and A Few Yarns Vice Admiral H L Fleet First Edition Autobiography
1922 My Life and A Few Yarns Vice Admiral H L Fleet First Edition Autobiography

Price: £25.00

A first edition copy of this autobiographical naval work by Admiral H. L. Fleet, in the publisher's original cloth binding. First edition. A first hand account of the naval career of the...

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1922 The Triumph of the Tramp Ship Archibald Hurd Illustrated
1922 The Triumph of the Tramp Ship Archibald Hurd Illustrated

Price: £55.00

An illustrated history of the significance of tramp ships, written by Sir Archibald Hurd, held in the original publisher's cloth binding. This work is an interesting look at the history and...

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1923 History of the Thirtieth Regiment Bannatyne Langham Macready 1st Ed Illustrated
1923 History of the Thirtieth Regiment Bannatyne Langham Macready 1st Ed Illustrated

Price: £110.00

An uncommon first edition copy of this fascinating history of one of the British Army's oldest units by Lieut.-Colonel Neil Bannatyne. A fascinating record of the thirtieth regiment from its...

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1923 Tonbridge School and the Great War
1923 Tonbridge School and the Great War

Price: £190.00

The first edition of this exploration of Tonbridge School and its relation to the First World War. Being a record of the services of Tonbridgians in the First World War from 1914 to 1919. ...

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1923-1924 2vols Artillery Training and Field Service Regulations British ARMY
1923-1924 2vols Artillery Training and Field Service Regulations British ARMY

Price: £99.99

Two volumes of British military regulations, produced in the inter-war period. "Issued with Army Orders" for October 1923 and August 1924, respectively. With numerous diagrams and fold-out tables, particularly to the "Artillery...

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1923-1928 6vol Journal of the Royal United Service Institution Maps Plates
1923-1928 6vol Journal of the Royal United Service Institution Maps Plates

Price: £850.00

A collection of academic journals on international defence from the 1920s. Containing: Volume LXVIII: February to November 1923 Volume LXIX: February to November 1924 Volume LXX: February to November 1925 Volume LXXI: February...

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1924 The Adventures of a Naval Paymaster W E R Martin Illustrated Scarce 1st Ed
1924 The Adventures of a Naval Paymaster W E R Martin Illustrated Scarce 1st Ed

Price: £135.00

A first edition biographical work by the naval admiral William Ernest Russell, being a exploration of the list of a Naval Paymaster. A very scarce first edition copy. Written by the former...

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1925 Battles by Sea E. Keble Chatterton First Edition Illustrated
1925 Battles by Sea E. Keble Chatterton First Edition Illustrated

Price: £28.00

A first edition copy of this fascinating study of European sea battles from 'the earliest times until the Great War', by Edward Keble Chatterton. Edward Keble Chatterton was a prolific writer...

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1925 Wellington The Crossing of the Gaves and The Battle of Orthez F C Beatson
1925 Wellington The Crossing of the Gaves and The Battle of Orthez F C Beatson

Price: £110.00

A work of military history on the Napoleonic Wars. This work explores the Crossing of the Gaves and the Battle of Orthez. With a frontispiece and nine plates.The first edition of this work.This work is a copy published without maps...

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1926 The British Navy in Adversity Captain James Illustrated First Edition
1926 The British Navy in Adversity Captain James Illustrated First Edition

Price: £95.00

The first edition of this illustrated work on the role of the Royal Navy during the war of American Indepence, written by William James. The first edition of this work. This work is often considered...

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1927 Outlaws of the Air Shaw First Edition Uncommon Illustrated Colour
1927 Outlaws of the Air Shaw First Edition Uncommon Illustrated Colour

Price: £35.00

An uncommon first edition copy of this children's adventure novel by Captain Frank H. Shaw, telling the story of a orphan who runs away from home to join the RAF. Featuring a prize bookplate...

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1927 Sail Romance of Clipper Ships First Edition First Impression Very Scarce Limited Illustrated
1927 Sail Romance of Clipper Ships First Edition First Impression Very Scarce Limited Illustrated

Price: £75.00

A very scarce first impression limited edition copy of this fascinating study of clipper ships, copiously illustrated throughout with works by Jack Spurling. Jack Spurling was a notable English...

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1927 The Army and Sea Power
1927 The Army and Sea Power

Price: £120.00

A signed, presentation copy of this military study which analyses the co-operation of the British Army and the Navy. The first and only edition of this work. Signed by the co-author, Major...

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1929 Pierre Lyautey La Bataille Economique Dedicated by the Author
1929 Pierre Lyautey La Bataille Economique Dedicated by the Author

Price: £95.00

A re-bound copy of Pierre Lyautey's La Bataille Economique.With a dedication by the author.A study of the post-war economic situation in France.

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1929-33 3vols of Brassey's Naval and Shipping Annual Charles N Robinson H M Ross
1929-33 3vols of Brassey's Naval and Shipping Annual Charles N Robinson H M Ross

Price: £125.00

A three volume set of Brassey's Naval & Shipping Annual from the early twentieth century. Profusely illustrated throughout. Three volumes only, dated 1929, 1930 and 1933. Volumes 30 and...

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1931 Rope Yarns from the Old Navy Goodrich Limited First Edition Illustrated
1931 Rope Yarns from the Old Navy Goodrich Limited First Edition Illustrated

Price: £45.00

A lovely first limited edition copy of this fascinating naval reminiscences by Rear-Admiral Caspar F. Goodrich, published by the Naval History Society. The Naval History Society (the American...

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1932 2vol Letter-Books and Order-Book of George Lord Rodney 1780-1782 1st
1932 2vol Letter-Books and Order-Book of George Lord Rodney 1780-1782 1st

Price: £125.00

A smartly bound first edition of this collection of George Brydes Rodney's letter and order books. The first edition of this work. Complete in two volumes. The letter-books and order-books...

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1932 2vol The 1931 International Code of Signals Radio Visual and Sound Signalling Mariners
1932 2vol The 1931 International Code of Signals Radio Visual and Sound Signalling Mariners

Price: £59.00

A two volume set of maritime international code of signals, from His Majesty's Stationery Office A fascinating work of The International Code of Signals. As these works were normally heavily...

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1932 Imperial Defence Capture at Sea Richmond First Edition Uncommon Illustrated
1932 Imperial Defence Capture at Sea Richmond First Edition Uncommon Illustrated

Price: £37.00

An uncommon first edition copy of this fascinating study of Imperial Defence and Capture at Sea, by the prolific Royal Navy officer and historian Herbert William Richmond. Often likened to...

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1932 Royal Yachts C. M. Gavin First Limited Edition Colour Illustrated
1932 Royal Yachts C. M. Gavin First Limited Edition Colour Illustrated

Price: £800.00

An exceptional and original copy of this limited first edition of this work, a study of Royal Yachts by Charles Murray Gavin, copiously illustrated throughout. Providing a history of Yachts,...

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1932-38 4vols The Private Papers of John Earl of Sandwich G R Barnes J H Owen
1932-38 4vols The Private Papers of John Earl of Sandwich G R Barnes J H Owen

Price: £350.00

Four volumes of the naval papers of John Montagu, the 4th Earl of Sandwich. With an illustrated frontispiece to volume I, II, III and IV. With an additional three plates to volumes II and IV and two plates to volume II.Publications...

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1933 Jane's Fighting Ships Illustrated Destroyers Cruisers Submarines Carriers
1933 Jane's Fighting Ships Illustrated Destroyers Cruisers Submarines Carriers

Price: £120.00

A scarce edition of this collection of illustrated naval fleets from a variety of countries. Advertisements for the mechanical components of ships, such as gyro compasses and air compressors.Numerous black and white...

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1934 The Army and Navy Club 1837-1933 Firebrace Illustrated Very Scarce 1st
1934 The Army and Navy Club 1837-1933 Firebrace Illustrated Very Scarce 1st

Price: £90.00

The first edition of this illustrated history of 'The Rag', a naval and army club based in London. The first edition of this work. A very scarce work. 'The Army and Navy Club 1837-1933' is...

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1936 2vol Shipping Wonders of the World Clarence Winchester Illustrated Naval
1936 2vol Shipping Wonders of the World Clarence Winchester Illustrated Naval

Price: £150.00

An extensive collection of the naval periodical, Shipping Wonders of the World. Volume I: pages 1-836Volume II: pages 887-1764Illustrated with many full-page photographs and illustrations in the text. Two volumes of three only....

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1936 M. 9 Iperide ALVERNO Un'AERONAVE Italiana Durante La Grande Guerra
1936 M. 9 Iperide ALVERNO Un'AERONAVE Italiana Durante La Grande Guerra

Price: £325.00

A scarce Italian work examining the use of airships and Zeppelins during the First World War. With several black and white photographic plates. Original paper wraps bound in. The Macchi M.9 was a flying boat bomber produced in...

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1936 Sport in War Captain Lionel Dawson 1st Ed Edwards Dustwrapper Illustrated
1936 Sport in War Captain Lionel Dawson 1st Ed Edwards Dustwrapper Illustrated

Price: £60.00

A first edition copy of this beautifully illustrated historical account of the British 'love of sport' demonstrated during war. Containing anecdotes of 'authentic incidents in military history'...

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1938 War at Sea Under Queen Anne 1702-1708 J. H. Owen Illustrated Folding Map
1938 War at Sea Under Queen Anne 1702-1708 J. H. Owen Illustrated Folding Map

Price: £120.00

A nicely bound copy of this study of the navy and the wars during the reign of Queen Anne, written by J. H. Owen. 'War at Sea Under Queen Anne 1702-1708' is an interesting study of the methods...

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1941-45 4vols Spain and Portugal WW2 Naval Intelligence Division Geographical
1941-45 4vols Spain and Portugal WW2 Naval Intelligence Division Geographical

Price: £350.00

The complete four volumes of the Naval Intelligence Division's geographical handbook of Spain and Portugal.This set was published for select persons in HM's service, as stated to the verso of title page to volume I. 'This Book is for...

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1942 Admiral Sims and the Modern American Navy Elting E Morison Illustrated
1942 Admiral Sims and the Modern American Navy Elting E Morison Illustrated

Price: £50.00

A lovely work of naval history exploring the career of William Sims and the wider American Navy. Illustrated with several plates throughout. In the publisher's original cloth binding. Written...

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1942 History of Naval Tactics S. S. Robison First Edition Very Scarce Illustrated
1942 History of Naval Tactics S. S. Robison First Edition Very Scarce Illustrated

Price: £130.00

A very scarce first edition copy of this fascinating history of naval tactics by the notable United States Navy officer, Admiral Samuel Shelburne Robison and his wife, Mary L. Robison (nee Clark). ...

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1943 AERNAUTICAL Dictionary in French and English First Edition
1943 AERNAUTICAL Dictionary in French and English First Edition

Price: £39.99

An insightful aeronautical dictionary listing the complexed, and extensive technical vocabulary within the Air Force. First Edition. Created for communication purposes between the Free French Air Force and the British Aviation....

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1943 Gerald Kersh Brain and Ten Fingers 1st Edition War Yugoslavia Fascist
1943 Gerald Kersh Brain and Ten Fingers 1st Edition War Yugoslavia Fascist

Price: £75.00

Gerald Kersh's seventh novel. A tale of Yugoslavian soldiers battling Italian fascists. A first edition.

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1943 Meet The U. S. Army Prepared for The Board of Education Very Scarce
1943 Meet The U. S. Army Prepared for The Board of Education Very Scarce

Price: £40.00

A very scarce first edition copy of this work of military history aimed at students. A very scarce work of U. S. military history. First edition. Publisher by Her Majesty's Stationary Office,...

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1944 The Quadrant and the Quill Cyril Ernest Kenney Illustrated 1st Signed
1944 The Quadrant and the Quill Cyril Ernest Kenney Illustrated 1st Signed

Price: £80.00

The first edition of this work on the mariner Captain Samuel Sturmy, written by Cyril E. Kenney, illustrated throughout, signed by the author. The first edition of this work. Signed by the...

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1944-47 22Vol The War Illustrated John Hammerton Original Paper Illustrated WWII
1944-47 22Vol The War Illustrated John Hammerton Original Paper Illustrated WWII

Price: £110.00

A selection of war illustrated magazines focusing on World War II.A incomplete run between January 1944 and January 1947. Volumes as follows:Volume 7 No. 172-178 and 180. Jan 1944- May 1944Volume 8 No. 205 April 1945Volume 10 No 231-...

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1945 New Zealanders in the Air War Alan W. Mitchell Signed First Ed Dustwrapper
1945 New Zealanders in the Air War Alan W. Mitchell Signed First Ed Dustwrapper

Price: £110.00

The first edition of this fascinating work regarding the New Zealand Air Force.A lovely copy in a dustwrapper and inscribed by the author.With an ink inscription from the author: To Neville O'Gwen Duke, God Bless, From Alan W. Mitchell...

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1945 War The Road to Rangoon Army Bureau Watkins Second World War
1945 War The Road to Rangoon Army Bureau Watkins Second World War

Price: £50.00

This is a scarce army advice pamphlet from 1945.With details regarding the Burma campaign of World War II including maps of the area.

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1945-1949 13vols Royal Naval College Eaton Chester Dartmouth The List of Officers
1945-1949 13vols Royal Naval College Eaton Chester Dartmouth The List of Officers

Price: £110.00

A collection of thirteen volumes of the Royal Naval College's list of officers, masters and cadets. This work was published termly, with three pamphlets per year. Enclosed in this set are...

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1946 Women in Uniform D Collett Wadge WAR MILITARY Dustwrapper Illustrated
1946 Women in Uniform D Collett Wadge WAR MILITARY Dustwrapper Illustrated

Price: £40.00

This is an uncommon illustrated account of the role of women in war. Illustrated throughout with photographic plates.

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1947 Westminster in War William Sansom Illustrated with Original Dustwrapper 1st
1947 Westminster in War William Sansom Illustrated with Original Dustwrapper 1st

Price: £69.99

A lively retelling of the historical events surrounding the Blitz. Featuring several photographic plates. With original unclipped dustwrapper.

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