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1921 The Currency of The Great War by Benjamin White First Edition Illustrated
1921 The Currency of The Great War by Benjamin White First Edition Illustrated

Price: £50.00

A fascinating guide to the variety of currencies issued during The Great War.The first edition of the work.Profusely illustrated throughout.The work alphabetically lists all the currencies issued during WWI across a number of...

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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 Life of Admiral of the Fleet Arthur Wilson Publisher Compliments Illus 1st
1923 Life of Admiral of the Fleet Arthur Wilson Publisher Compliments Illus 1st

Price: £55.00

The first edition of this illustrated biography of Admiral of the Fleet Arthur Knyvet Wilson, written by Edward Bradford, with a blindstamp to the title page of the publisher's compliments. ...

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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 A Century of Sea Trading 1824-1924: The General Steam Navigation Company Limited
1924 A Century of Sea Trading 1824-1924: The General Steam Navigation Company Limited

Price: £40.00

A fascinating and historical study of London's foremost short sea shipping line, the General Steam Navigation Company; beautifully illustrated throughout. Established in 1821 by a group of...

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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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1929 Love Smugglers and Naval Heroes Lilian Boys Behrens Historical Notes 1st Ed
1929 Love Smugglers and Naval Heroes Lilian Boys Behrens Historical Notes 1st Ed

Price: £22.00

An attractive and scarce work of British naval history, written by Lilian Boys Behrens. In the publisher's original cloth binding. Written by Lilian Boys Behrens, the author of the work 'Under...

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1929 On the High Seas E. Keble Chatterton First Edition Uncommon Illustrated
1929 On the High Seas E. Keble Chatterton First Edition Uncommon Illustrated

Price: £40.00

An uncommon first edition copy of this charming collection of 'yarns' concerning ships, men, and the sea, by Edward Keble Chatterton. Whilst the thrilling and suspenseful tales in this work...

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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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1930 The Citizen Soldiers of Buckinghamshire 1795-1926 Swann 1st Ed Illustrated
1930 The Citizen Soldiers of Buckinghamshire 1795-1926 Swann 1st Ed Illustrated

Price: £107.00

A scarce first edition copy of this fascinating history of the Buckinghamshire Territorial and Reserve Forces; by Major-General J. C. Swann. With a list of subscriber's to the front of the...

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1931 Economy and Naval Security Richmond Scarce First Edition Folding Plate
1931 Economy and Naval Security Richmond Scarce First Edition Folding Plate

Price: £30.00

A scarce first edition copy of this fascinating work by Herbert William Richmond, addressing vital issues and questions surrounding naval strength, the size of warships, and naval limitations. ...

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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 The War On The Italian Front
1932 The War On The Italian Front

Price: £90.00

The first edition of this fascinating military work regarding the military operations in Italy between 1915 and 1918, complete with a number of informative illustrations and folding maps. Uncommon....

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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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1933 The Introduction of Ironclad Warship James Phinney Baxter First Edition
1933 The Introduction of Ironclad Warship James Phinney Baxter First Edition

Price: £50.00

A work of maritime history exploring shift in maritime design from wooden to ironclad warships. Illustrated with several plates throughout. A work of naval history from the early 20th century....

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1934 Das Reichsheer und Seine Tradition German Cigarette Cards Scarce Slipcase
1934 Das Reichsheer und Seine Tradition German Cigarette Cards Scarce Slipcase

Price: £150.00

A profusely illustrated work of German military history, held in a cardslipcase. Illustrated with numerous bright tipped-in plates, this work is in excellent

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1934 Der Sieg der Deutschen Hochseeflotte am 31 Mai 1916 Hase Illustrated
1934 Der Sieg der Deutschen Hochseeflotte am 31 Mai 1916 Hase Illustrated

Price: £25.00

A fascinating study of the Battle of Skagerrak by the German naval officer, publisher and writer Georg von Hase, using both official German and English sources. The Battle of Skagerrak was...

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1934 Prince Louis of Battenberg Admiral of the Fleet Kerr First Edition Illustrated
1934 Prince Louis of Battenberg Admiral of the Fleet Kerr First Edition Illustrated

Price: £35.00

An uncommon first edition copy of this fascinating biography of the British naval officer and German nobleman Prince Louis of Battenberg. This work was written by Admiral Mark Edward Frederic...

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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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1935-8 2vl Memoirs of General de Caulaincourt Duke of Vicenza J Hanoteau H Miles
1935-8 2vl Memoirs of General de Caulaincourt Duke of Vicenza J Hanoteau H Miles

Price: £85.00

The memoirs of the Marquis of Caulaincourt. With a portrait frontispiece to the first volume.The first edition of this particular translation, with volume I published in 1935 and volume II in 1938. Armand-Augustin-Louis...

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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 American Sailing Craft Howard I Chapelle Illustrated Dustwrapper 1st Ed
1936 American Sailing Craft Howard I Chapelle Illustrated Dustwrapper 1st Ed

Price: £30.00

A comprehensive work on American sailing craft by accomplished naval architect and curator of maritime history at the Smithsonian, Howard I Chapelle. The first edition of this work. In the...

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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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1937-41 2vols The Barrington Papers Samuel Barrington Naval Bonner-Smith
1937-41 2vols The Barrington Papers Samuel Barrington Naval Bonner-Smith

Price: £68.00

Two volumes of The Barrington Papers by Samuel Barrington.Edited by D Bonner Smith.Publications from the Navy Records Society. Numbers LXXVII and LXXXI. The Navy Records society publish rare and original documents on naval 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 The Narrative of Private Buck Adams A. Gordon Brown First Ed Illus Maps
1941 The Narrative of Private Buck Adams A. Gordon Brown First Ed Illus Maps

Price: £40.00

A exploration of the life and of Private Buck Adams, illustrated with numerous plates and a folding plate to the rear. In the publisher's original cloth binding. Collated complete. With 13...

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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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1943-4 Jane's Fighting Ships Military Naval Periodical Francis E McMurtrie
1943-4 Jane's Fighting Ships Military Naval Periodical Francis E McMurtrie

Price: £55.00

The 1943-4 copy of Jane's Fighting Ships, a popular and encyclopedic reference work on naval ships. Fighting Ships was an annual reference book providing information on the world's warships....

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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 History Modern American Navy Mitchell Scarce First Thus English Edition Illustrated
1947 History Modern American Navy Mitchell Scarce First Thus English Edition Illustrated

Price: £45.00

A scarce first English edition of this fascinating history of the American Navy, by Donald William Mitchell. A first thus edition; the first English edition of this work. Collated, complete...

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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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1948 The Navy of Britain A Historical Portrait Michael Lewis Illustrated
1948 The Navy of Britain A Historical Portrait Michael Lewis Illustrated

Price: £45.00

An interesting work of British naval history from the mid-twentieth century. Profusely illustrated throughout, this particular copy is in excellent

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1948-1949 2 vol The Mariner's Mirror Vol 34 No. 4 Vol 35 No. 3 Illustrated
1948-1949 2 vol The Mariner's Mirror Vol 34 No. 4 Vol 35 No. 3 Illustrated

Price: £26.00

Two lovely rebound volumes from 'The Mariner's Mirror'; the international journal of the 'Society for Nautical Research' and the world’s leading journal of naval and maritime history. ...

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1949 Merchantman Rearmed by David W. Bone Signed Limited Edition Muirhead Bone
1949 Merchantman Rearmed by David W. Bone Signed Limited Edition Muirhead Bone

Price: £135.00

A fascinating memoir of Captain and novelist Sir Captain David William Bone.Limited edition of one hundred and sixty copies of which this is number twenty one.Signed by the author to colophon, with original etching of the author, signed...

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1949-52 5vol Trials of War Criminals Before the Nuernberg Tribunals US Edition
1949-52 5vol Trials of War Criminals Before the Nuernberg Tribunals US Edition

Price: £325.00

An American publication of the trials of Nazi war criminals at Nuremberg.Containing:Volume II: 'The Medical Case'; 'The Milch Case'Volume III: 'The Justice Case'Volume IV: 'The Einsatzgruppen Case'; 'The Rusha Case'Volume V: 'The Rusha...

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1950 The Royal Artillery Commemoration Book W E Duncan Folding Coloured Maps
1950 The Royal Artillery Commemoration Book W E Duncan Folding Coloured Maps

Price: £175.00

A commemorative military work on the work of the Royal Artillery during World War Two. Illustrated throughout with many coloured and monochrome plates, and twenty-six coloured maps, eleven of which are folding. Published...

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1950 Two Centuries of Shipbuilding The Scotts at Greenock Illustrated
1950 Two Centuries of Shipbuilding The Scotts at Greenock Illustrated

Price: £79.00

A fascinating history of the famous firm of Scotts and a primary source for this famous firm of ship builders. Third Edition. Charting the history and development of the history of shipbuilding,...

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1951 Hudson's Bay Record Society Volumes XIV, XV, XVI, XXI and XXII
1951 Hudson's Bay Record Society Volumes XIV, XV, XVI, XXI and XXII

Price: £550.00

Five volumes of publications by the Hudson's Bay Record Society regarding the history of fur trade in the United States. All are first editions, from a limited print run, and are in a lovely

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1951 Jane's Fighting Ships 1950-51 Raymond Blackman Navy Illus
1951 Jane's Fighting Ships 1950-51 Raymond Blackman Navy Illus

Price: £50.00

The 1950-51 edition of this naval periodical.Illustrated throughout with adverts to front.Jane's Fighting Ships is a succesful annual reference book established in 1897 as part of the Jane's Information Group....

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1951 Main Fleet to Singapore Captain Russell Grenfell First Edition Illustrated
1951 Main Fleet to Singapore Captain Russell Grenfell First Edition Illustrated

Price: £30.00

A copy of Russell Grenfell's work of naval history, with numerous illustrated plate throughout. In the publisher's original cloth binding. Lacking the original dustwrapper. Written by Captain...

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1952 The Atom Spies Oliver Pilat First Edition Cold War
1952 The Atom Spies Oliver Pilat First Edition Cold War

Price: £34.99

A first edition of this study of the suspected theft of USA military secrets during the Cold War. Atomic Spies and Atom Spies are terms that refer to various people in the United States, Great Britain, and Canada who are thought...

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1952 The Essex Regiment 1929-1950 Colonel T Martin
1952 The Essex Regiment 1929-1950 Colonel T Martin

Price: £79.99

This is a scarce first edition of this history of the Essex regiment. Including fold-out maps and full page plates.This comprehensive text follows the regiment's service as is based on official records and first-hand accounts. The...

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1953 Cyril Ray Algiers to Austria A History of 78 Division in WW2 Second Ed Maps
1953 Cyril Ray Algiers to Austria A History of 78 Division in WW2 Second Ed Maps

Price: £90.00

The second edition of this military history.Scarce with a dustwrapper.Profusely illustrated with photographs and maps. The 78th Infantry Division, also known as the Battleaxe Division, was a highly trained and specialised infantry...

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1953-1975 13vols Lloyd's Register of Yachts with Supplements Yachting History
1953-1975 13vols Lloyd's Register of Yachts with Supplements Yachting History

Price: £340.00

A large collection of the 'Register of Yachts', featuring volumes across a twenty-two year span. A selection on the Register of Yachts ranging from 1953 to 1975. Includes the register from...

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1954 - 1955 Far Eastern Approaches H.M.S. Newcastle Magazine 1st Illus
1954 - 1955 Far Eastern Approaches H.M.S. Newcastle Magazine 1st Illus

Price: £295.00

This is a lovely magazine documenting the H.M.S' eighteen month expedition to the Far East. A very scarce edition of the 'H.M.S. Newcastle Magazine, 1954-55', celebrating the return of the crew...

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1954 Brassey's Annual Armed Forces Year-Book Illustrated
1954 Brassey's Annual Armed Forces Year-Book Illustrated

Price: £50.00

An illustrated copy of H. G. Thursfield's navy yearbook 'Brassey's Annual'. This work is the 1954 edition of 'Brassey's Annual', now renamed 'The Naval Annual'. The annual brings together a...

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1954 The Second China War 1856 to 1860 D. Bonner Smith E. W. R. Lumby Naval
1954 The Second China War 1856 to 1860 D. Bonner Smith E. W. R. Lumby Naval

Price: £70.00

Fascinating work of naval history, compiling the naval records in relation to the Second China War. In the publisher's handsome full cloth binding, with a gilt crest to the front boards. ...

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1954-1961 4Vol History of the Second World War The War at Sea Roskill First Ed
1954-1961 4Vol History of the Second World War The War at Sea Roskill First Ed

Price: £525.00

The complete collection of Roskill's renowned and official history of Britain's contribution to the Second World War. The set comprises; Volume I: The Defensive, 1954, third impression of the first edition.  Volume...

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1955 The Mint a Day Book of the RAF Depot August and December 1922 T E Lawrence
1955 The Mint a Day Book of the RAF Depot August and December 1922 T E Lawrence

Price: £300.00

A posthumous publication on T E Lawrence's time in the RAF.This work was left unpublished at the time of Lawrence's death and is a memoir of his time as an enlisted man. He purposefully left the book to be published...

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1955 The Uneven Road Lord Belhaven First Edition Biography of Lord Belhaven
1955 The Uneven Road Lord Belhaven First Edition Biography of Lord Belhaven

Price: £24.99

A first edition of this military biography of Lord Belhaven, who spent time in India and the Middle East. Illustrated throughout with maps and photographs. 'These are but the bare bones of his story but the telling has a rare quality...

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1956 Shoulder-Belt Plates and Buttons H G Parkyn Illustrated Military
1956 Shoulder-Belt Plates and Buttons H G Parkyn Illustrated Military

Price: £99.99

A guide to military medals and regalia by Major H. G. Parkyn. Illustrated throughout with numerous plates.

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1959 Once There Was a War John Steinbeck First English Edition Dustwrapper
1959 Once There Was a War John Steinbeck First English Edition Dustwrapper

Price: £220.00

A highly sought after first English edition of John Steinbeck's Once There Was a War.Featuring the original illustrated dustwrapper.Steinbeck's articles include descriptions of life on a troop transporter, an account of the liberation...

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1961 5 Vol in 1 Civil War Naval Chronology 1861-1865 Illustrated
1961 5 Vol in 1 Civil War Naval Chronology 1861-1865 Illustrated

Price: £50.00

An illustrated account of the involvement of the American Navy throughout the American Civil War. Complete with five volumes bound as one. Bound from the parts, with binders punctures to the...

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1966 Beginning of Modern Submarine Warfare H. Abbot F. Anderson Facsimile Scarce
1966 Beginning of Modern Submarine Warfare H. Abbot F. Anderson Facsimile Scarce

Price: £120.00

A scarce facsimile reproduction of this work on the history of modern submarine warfare by Henry Larcom Abbot. A scarce work. A facsimile reproduction of a rare 1881 pamphlet with bibliographical...

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1967 The Search for Speed Under Sail 1700 - 1855 Howard Chapelle Folding Plates
1967 The Search for Speed Under Sail 1700 - 1855 Howard Chapelle Folding Plates

Price: £30.00

Howard Chapelle's work looking at the history and development of the sailing vessel in the US, illustrated with folding plates throughout. This work is an interesting history of the development...

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1968 Commissioned Officers In The Medical Services of the British Army 1660-1960
1968 Commissioned Officers In The Medical Services of the British Army 1660-1960

Price: £35.00

An excellent example of this two volume set military history written and compiled by A. Peterkin, William Johnston and Sir Robert Drew. Two volumes. Uniformly bound in the publisher's original...

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1968 Evolution of Naval Armament Robertson First Edition Reprint Illustrated
1968 Evolution of Naval Armament Robertson First Edition Reprint Illustrated

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A lovely first edition reprint of this fascinating history of Naval Armament, written by an Engineer Commander in the Royal Navy, Frederick Leslie Robertson. Providing a comprehensive yet highly...

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1968 The Espionage Establishment David Wise and Thomas Ross First Edition
1968 The Espionage Establishment David Wise and Thomas Ross First Edition

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A first edition of this book of revelations about the secret services. 'The Espionage Establishment' describes in startling detail the intelligence organizations and operations of the United States, the Soviet Union, China and Great...

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1969 Register of Yachts 1969 Lloyd's Register of Shipping Uncommon
1969 Register of Yachts 1969 Lloyd's Register of Shipping Uncommon

Price: £35.00

A scarce 1969 'Register of Yachts' published by the notable maritime classification society, 'Lloyd's Register of Shipping'. In the publisher's original bright green binding, with attractive...

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1969 Standing Orders and Regulations For The Army In Ireland Facsimile Folding Plates
1969 Standing Orders and Regulations For The Army In Ireland Facsimile Folding Plates

Price: £45.00

A twentieth century facsimile reprint of this work of Irish military history. A facsimile edition of this work of Irish military history. Originally published in Dublin in 1794 and printed...

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1969-70 5vol UNIFORMS of the BRITISH ARMY Cecil Lawson
1969-70 5vol UNIFORMS of the BRITISH ARMY Cecil Lawson

Price: £354.00

Cecil Lawson's History of the Uniforms of the British Army. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and unclipped dust wrappers, except volume three. With John W. Woodfield's military nameplate on the front pastedown. "This History...

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1970 Abel Louise Bernikow FIRST Photographic Plates
1970 Abel Louise Bernikow FIRST Photographic Plates

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A detailed exploration into the recognised espionage agent Rudolph Abel, through reports and public records. First edition. Featuring a bound in portfolio of drawings, paintings and photographs of Abel. With an introduction...

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1970 The Gentleman Spy Adele Nathan Espionage First Edition with Dustwrapper
1970 The Gentleman Spy Adele Nathan Espionage First Edition with Dustwrapper

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A first edition of the true story of Major John Andre, the British spy, who operated during the American War of Independence. Andre was hanged due to an incident in which he attempted to assist Benedict Arnold's attempted surrender...

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1970-99 15 Vol Jane's Fighting Ships Merchant Ships Aircrafts Freight Containers
1970-99 15 Vol Jane's Fighting Ships Merchant Ships Aircrafts Freight Containers

Price: £380.00

A fifteen volume set of these naval reference guides.Volumes include:1967-68 Janes Surface Skimmer Systems (Roy McLeavy)1970-71 Fighting Ships (Raymond V B Blackman)1971-72 Fighting Ships (Raymond Blackman)1972-73 Freight Containers...

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1975 The Adventure of Sail 1520-1914 Macintyre Second Impression Illustrated
1975 The Adventure of Sail 1520-1914 Macintyre Second Impression Illustrated

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A second impression copy of this fascinating historical record of sailing ships, by the British naval officer and renowned author of numerous books on British naval history, Donald Macintyre. ...

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1976 Armouries of the Tower of London Blackmore Ordnance First Edition Dustwrapper Illustrated
1976 Armouries of the Tower of London Blackmore Ordnance First Edition Dustwrapper Illustrated

Price: £25.00

A fascinating study of one of the largest collections of arms and armour in the world, by the leading authority on the history of firearms in Britain, Howard Blackmore. The Armouries of the...

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1977 Guide to the Soviet Navy Siegfried Breyer Norman Polmar Illustrated
1977 Guide to the Soviet Navy Siegfried Breyer Norman Polmar Illustrated

Price: £65.00

Siegfried Breyer and Norman Polmar's historical works 'Guide to the Soviet Navy' Siegfried Breyer and Norman Polmar's 'Guide to the Soviet Navy'. A comprehensive history of the Soviet Navy....

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1977 History of R.A.F Military Aeroplanes War AIRCRAFT
1977 History of R.A.F Military Aeroplanes War AIRCRAFT

Price: £36.99

A blue cloth hardback with pictorial dustjacket and heavily illustrated throughout.  This volume tells the history of the RAF and the technical qualities of British warplanes from World War I to the present day, along with...

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1977 Naval Administration 1715-1750 Daniel A Baugh Navy Records Society Vol 120
1977 Naval Administration 1715-1750 Daniel A Baugh Navy Records Society Vol 120

Price: £25.00

A fascinating insight into Naval administration.Volume 120 of the Publications of the Navy Records Society.Publications from the Navy Records Society, published for its subscribers.The Navy Records society publish rare and original...

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1979 A Gentleman Volunteer George Hennell Peninsular Glover Zaehnsdorf SIGNED
1979 A Gentleman Volunteer George Hennell Peninsular Glover Zaehnsdorf SIGNED

Price: £770.00

A limited edition and signed copy of this work tracing the letters of a Napoleonic war officer, in a beautiful Zaehnsdorf binding. First Edition. The half title has been signed by Michael Glover and Sir Anthony Read who wrote the...

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1979 Checklist Narratives Shipwrecks Disasters at Sea Huntress First Edition Illustrated
1979 Checklist Narratives Shipwrecks Disasters at Sea Huntress First Edition Illustrated

Price: £68.00

A first edition copy of this fascinating study of literary works on shipwrecks, treated chronologically and with summaries, notes, and comments by Keith Huntress. This work contains over four...

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1979 The British Connection Richard Deacon FIRST
1979 The British Connection Richard Deacon FIRST

Price: £44.99

A well documented work of espionage exploring the history of the Soviet Union's involvement with British individuals and institutions within the twentieth century.   First Edition. Featuring photographic plates and a dustwrapper...

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1980 Signed The Story of the Arab Legion Glubb Pasha Limited Commemorative Ed
1980 Signed The Story of the Arab Legion Glubb Pasha Limited Commemorative Ed

Price: £95.00

A beautifully presented, limited edition and signed copy of Sir John Bagot Glubb's memoir of his time serving in the Arab Legion between 1930 and 1956. A truly special commemorative edition of this work. ...

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1980 The Manning of The British Navy The Seven Years War Stephen F Gradish
1980 The Manning of The British Navy The Seven Years War Stephen F Gradish

Price: £95.00

A work published by the Royal Historical Society exploring the British navy over the Seven Year War. Part of the Royal Historical Society Studies In History Series, being number 21. The Seven...

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1980 The Story of the Arab Legion Sir John Bagot Glubb Commemorative Ed Signed
1980 The Story of the Arab Legion Sir John Bagot Glubb Commemorative Ed Signed

Price: £115.00

A limited edition, commemorative copy of Sir John Bagot Glubb's memoir of his time in the Arab Legion between 1930 and 1956. Signed by the author. In the original leather binding, which is...

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1981 BRITISH GALLANTRY Awards Abbott Tamplin Illustrated
1981 BRITISH GALLANTRY Awards Abbott Tamplin Illustrated

Price: £39.99

A comprehensive work on medal collecting. With three colour photographic plates and numerous black and white photographic illustrations in the text.

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1981 Royal Air Force AEROPLANES Military History TURNER
1981 Royal Air Force AEROPLANES Military History TURNER

Price: £49.99

A blue, cloth hardback with pictorial dustjacket.  Many of the planes featured in this volume no longer exist but are brought vividly to life by Michael Turner, who is renowned for their combination of technical accuracy with...

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1982 The Druid Leonard Mosley Espionage First Edition with Dustwrapper
1982 The Druid Leonard Mosley Espionage First Edition with Dustwrapper

Price: £29.99

A first edition of this little-known story of the Nazi spy who evaded capture by the British. Leonard Mosley (1913 1992) was a British journalist, historian, biographer and novelist. Illustrated throughout with numerous monochrome...

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1984 The Naval Miscellany Volume V Rodger Navy Records Society Vol 125
1984 The Naval Miscellany Volume V Rodger Navy Records Society Vol 125

Price: £25.00

Volume 125 of the Navy Records Society publications.The Navy Records society publish rare and original documents on naval history. It was established in 1893 and has to this day published over 160 volumes. Sir John Knox Laughton and...

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1984 Too Secret too Long BRITAIN'S Crucial Secrets and the Covering Up First ed
1984 Too Secret too Long BRITAIN'S Crucial Secrets and the Covering Up First ed

Price: £29.99

A revealing piece of work uncovering a torrent of new disclosures that conceal the truth about Britain's secret services. First edition. Featuring photographic plates of people and government documentation. From the...

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1986 Ronald Searle To The Kwai and Back War Drawings 1939-1945 Illus War U.K
1986 Ronald Searle To The Kwai and Back War Drawings 1939-1945 Illus War U.K

Price: £70.00

A collection of reminiscences and sketches by Ronald Searle reflecting on his time during war. First U.K edition. Published by Collins in association with the Imperial War Museum. Held in...

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1986 To The Kwai and Back War Drawings 1939-1945 Ronald Searle Illus War
1986 To The Kwai and Back War Drawings 1939-1945 Ronald Searle Illus War

Price: £120.00

A collection of reminiscences and sketches by Ronald Searle reflecting on his time during war. First American edition. Held in dustwrapper. Searle was a prisoner of war to the Japanese and...

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1987 Epitomized History of the Militia Constitutional Force Colonel Hay
1987 Epitomized History of the Militia Constitutional Force Colonel Hay

Price: £35.00

A facsimile copy of Colonel George Jackson Hay's interesting history of the militia. A facsimile reprint of the original 1908 edition. This work is a concise and extensive history of the militia,...

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1987 The Sinking of Merrimac Richmond Pearson Hobson R W Turk Naval Literature
1987 The Sinking of Merrimac Richmond Pearson Hobson R W Turk Naval Literature

Price: £30.00

A work of naval history by Richmond Pearson Hobson. A very smart copy of the work, bound in the publisher's original cloth binding. Part of Classics of Naval Literature Series, edited by Jack...

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1989 Les Drapeaux de la Garde Nationale de Paris 1789 Illus Slipcase Lachouque
1989 Les Drapeaux de la Garde Nationale de Paris 1789 Illus Slipcase Lachouque

Price: £225.00

An uncommon reprint of this work on French military dress.Printed in French.One of a limited 3000 copy run. The 1989 reprint of the 1947 edition.Collated: Lacking plate V in the second part, with a duplicate of plate VI instead for...

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1989 The BLAKE Escape Michael Randle and Pat Pottle First
1989 The BLAKE Escape Michael Randle and Pat Pottle First

Price: £29.99

A well documented work of espionage exploring the escape of British agent George Blake, from Wormwood Scrubs.  First Edition. Michael Randle and Pat Pottle, two founder members of the committe of 100 anti-nuclear organisation,...

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1989-1991 2vols Dictionary of Admirals U.S. Navy William B Cogar Illus Reference
1989-1991 2vols Dictionary of Admirals U.S. Navy William B Cogar Illus Reference

Price: £80.00

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1990 Rifle Green at Waterloo 95th Foot In Netherlands Waterloo Scarce Caldwell
1990 Rifle Green at Waterloo 95th Foot In Netherlands Waterloo Scarce Caldwell

Price: £200.00

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1992 The Battle of Jutland Bibliography Eugene L Rasor First Edition Reference
1992 The Battle of Jutland Bibliography Eugene L Rasor First Edition Reference

Price: £45.00

A scarce bibliography work by Eugene L. Rasor, with the works included each being in reference to the Battle of Jutland. This copy is in excellent

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1994 BRITAIN at WAR Second World War MILITARY D/J
1994 BRITAIN at WAR Second World War MILITARY D/J

Price: £24.99

Pictorial hard covers with matching dust jacket. An illustrated history of the Second World War with numerous photographic plates and in text illustrations throughout.

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1994 FIGHTERS Aircraft MILITARY Illus 1st D/J
1994 FIGHTERS Aircraft MILITARY Illus 1st D/J

Price: £47.99

Publisher's full blue cloth binding with silver title to spine.  In glossy dust jacket. A first edition illustrated with colour and black and white illustrations throughout. A detailed and comprehensive record of every type...

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1994 Regiments Roger Perkins First Edition Military British Empire Commonwealth
1994 Regiments Roger Perkins First Edition Military British Empire Commonwealth

Price: £190.00

First Edition ThusA bibliography of published works about the forces of the British Empire and the Commonwealth.This work is the result of years of extensive research by over two hundred individuals from around the globe,...

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1995 British Army Pensioners Abroad 1772-1899 Norman Crowder 1st
1995 British Army Pensioners Abroad 1772-1899 Norman Crowder 1st

Price: £45.00

The first edition of this reference work about British veterans who settled abroad between 1772 and 1899. The first edition of this work. This work is an index to the Chelsea regimental pension...

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1995 Forgotten Heroes Six True Stories Michael Bentinck First Edition Signed
1995 Forgotten Heroes Six True Stories Michael Bentinck First Edition Signed

Price: £75.00

A collection of true stories from the Second World War told from six prisoners of war. Signed by the author and editor, Michael Bentinck. With his sticker to the title page. With the cover...

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1995 The KGB'S Literary ARCHIVE Shentalinsky First translated
1995 The KGB'S Literary ARCHIVE Shentalinsky First translated

Price: £29.99

A first translated edition exploring the memoirs and achieves surrounding the national security agency of the Soviet Union during the reign of Stalin. "Shentalinsky himself plunged deep into the Labyrinth of the KGB's achieve to...

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1998 The Cold War a MILITARY History David Miller Uncorrected Proof
1998 The Cold War a MILITARY History David Miller Uncorrected Proof

Price: £59.99

An in-depth historical account of the Cold War, and the armies that faced each other across the northern, central and southern european borders. Scarce uncorrected proof publishers copy. Featuring copies of photographic plates...

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1999 Defending the Realm MI5 Shayler Affair Hollingsworth First Edition
1999 Defending the Realm MI5 Shayler Affair Hollingsworth First Edition

Price: £24.99

A first edition of this detailed look at the Secret Service and its effectiveness after the Shayler scandal in 1997. David Shayler was a British journalist and former MI5 (Security Service) officer. Shayler earned notoriety...

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2003-2007 4Vol Allan Mallinson First Edition Dustwrapper Matthew Hervey Military
2003-2007 4Vol Allan Mallinson First Edition Dustwrapper Matthew Hervey Military

Price: £80.00

This is a four volume set of first editions of this selected works by Allan Mallinson.All volumes signed by Mallinson to the title page.Allan Mallinson is an English author and was an officer in the British Army. He is best known for...

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2009 Naval Courts Martial 1793-1815 John D Byrn History Legal
2009 Naval Courts Martial 1793-1815 John D Byrn History Legal

Price: £130.00

An important work of naval history published for the Navy Record Society, in excellent

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c1880 The Life of the Duke of Wellington John Montmorency Tucker Illus Military
c1880 The Life of the Duke of Wellington John Montmorency Tucker Illus Military

Price: £75.00

A biographical work on a prominent figure in military history. Illustrated, with a frontispiece and many vignettes.Written by Colonel John Montmorency Tucker, a Captain in the 27th Inniskilling regiment of foot. He served throughout...

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c1882-85 2vols The Sea F Whymper Illustrated Naval
c1882-85 2vols The Sea F Whymper Illustrated Naval

Price: £40.00

A two volume set of F Whymper's 'The Sea' illustrated throughout. Volume II and III of a four volume set. Frederick Whymper, born in 1838, was a British artist and explorer. Illustrated...

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c1888 Sea Fights and Land Battles Mrs Valentine Illustrated
c1888 Sea Fights and Land Battles Mrs Valentine Illustrated

Price: £55.00

A beautifully bound copy of this work of military and naval history, with the crest of Stamford Hill Collegiate School to the front board. Undated. Dated using Worldcat. Handsomely bound...

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c1890 23vols The Sea Its Stirring Story of Adventure Peril and Heroism F Whymper
c1890 23vols The Sea Its Stirring Story of Adventure Peril and Heroism F Whymper

Price: £200.00

Twenty-three parts of this instructional work on the sea by F Whymper. Scarce to be in the original parts as most copies of this work are already bound in volume form. Being parts 2, 11-25...

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c1890 3vol in 6 Her Majesty's Navy Low Symons Mitchell Colour Uncommon Illustrated
c1890 3vol in 6 Her Majesty's Navy Low Symons Mitchell Colour Uncommon Illustrated

Price: £540.00

A fascinating study of the British Navy by Charles Rathbone Low, copiously illustrated throughout and complete in three volumes, boud in six divisions. This copy is undated, dated using Copac....

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c1894 The Life of Nelson Robert Southey Frontispiece
c1894 The Life of Nelson Robert Southey Frontispiece

Price: £35.00

Robert Southey's informative and entertaining biography about Horatio Nelson, beautifully bound in a pictorial cloth binding. Horatio Nelson is revered for his leadership and unconventional...

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c1900 England's Sea Victories Charles Rathbone Low Illustrated
c1900 England's Sea Victories Charles Rathbone Low Illustrated

Price: £25.00

A fascinating study of wars fought and victories won by the British Fleet from the Norman Conquest to the Battle of Trafalgar, by Charles Rathbone Low. Charles Rathbone Low served as as a Lieutenant...

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c1901 Battles of the British Army Charles Rathbone Low Relfe Brothers
c1901 Battles of the British Army Charles Rathbone Low Relfe Brothers

Price: £39.99

A history of the battles of the British armed forces, from early wars in France to the capture of Mandalay.Illustrated with several engraved plates by R. Caton Woodville.Bound by the Relfe Brothers (ink stamp to front endpaper).

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c1920 4vols I Was There The Human Story of the Great War of 1914-1918 Hammerton Illustrated
c1920 4vols I Was There The Human Story of the Great War of 1914-1918 Hammerton Illustrated

Price: £190.00

A pleasing and copiously illustrated four volume collection of historical accounts of the First World War; providing a fascinating eye-witness history of the Great War from a British point of view. ...

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c1939-1947 10vols The War Illustrated Complete Record of Conflict Land and Sea
c1939-1947 10vols The War Illustrated Complete Record of Conflict Land and Sea

Price: £420.00

The complete ten volumes of The War Illustrated. Published from 1939-1947 The War Illustrated was a British war magazine. The magazine was first published during the First World War, and these volumes are its return upon the start...

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