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The Four Horsemen Ride .

By: " Trooper "

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Peter Davies: 1935

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 111565

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


In the original brick-red boards with deep black titling to the spine. The base colour to the spine is slightly faded but all lettering is clear. No dustjacket BUT the former owner has made his own d/j by using a clear plastic cover then photocopying, in b/w, the title, author, the publisher and a photo from the book and making a 'collage' of the copies appropriately inside the clear plastic cover to the spine and the front cover, thus protecting the book and simulating a d/j. The page fore-edges are uniformly browning/foxed (brown spotted) but internally there are NO Inscriptions or Marks and... View more info

The Noble Revolt The Overthrow of Charles I

By: Adamson, John

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2007

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 110708

ISBN: 0297842625

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


FIRST EDITION, FIRST Printing with the Correct Printers Key - 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2. Burgundy boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publishers pictorial dustjacket. The boards have a couple of very slightly bumped corners and a very slightly creased spine. Otherwise No Inscriptions or other Marks. (xxii) + 742 pp. Illustrated in colour with b/w maps. Appendix; List of Abbreviations; Notes; Index. Overall, apart fom the very minor 'faults', as detailed above, this is an Excellent, Clean, Tight and Bright, Near 'As New' copy. "A magnificent new study of the political c... View more info

The Champagne Campaign The Spectacular Airborne Invasion That Turned the Tide of Battle in France in 1944

By: Adleman, Robert H. & Colonel George Walton

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Leslie Frewin: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110688

ISBN: 0856320587

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Green boards that have No titling or publisher's details. (? ) Odd but as the Map endpapers are securely in place and bright and clean, it doesn't look rebound. (? ) . The Pictorial Dustjacket is not price-clipped. Otherwise No Inscriptions or Marks. (xiv) + 298 pp. Illustrated with b/w photos and map endpapers. Chapter Notes; Bibliography; Index. Overall, this is an Excellent, Clean, Tight and Bright, 'Fine' copy. " This gives a remarkable account of the highly successful military manoeuvre known as 'The Champagne Campain' as well as providing a human account of those that participated. &... View more info

L. of C. (Lines of Communication). Being the Letters of a Temporary Officer in the Army Service Corps

By: Agate, Captain James E.

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Constable and Company Ltd: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 109792

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Green cloth boards, which a former owner has attempted to 'improve' by re-titling/lettering the spine (which has faded) in ink. The rubbed and worn extremities have been coloured green in an attempt to match the cloth colour. No dustjacket. The inner hinges have been reglued neatly but, apart from some light foxing/browning mainly to the first few and the last few pages, internally the book is Good plus to VG with no marks. An old Mudies Library Label on the front pastedown. A Previous owners' name/date on the front free e/p and again to the top corner of the Title Page. (x) + (2) + 288 pp. Ov... View more info

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War Diaries 1939-1945 Field Marshal Lord Alanbrooke

By: Alanbrooke Field Marshal Lord (edited by Alex Danchev and Daniel Todman)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld &Nicolson: 2001

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 114499

ISBN: 0297607316

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


FINE Green cloth-covered boards with bright gilt tilting to the spine, in the original publishers' dustjacket. A former owner has closed one tear with tape to the inside of the rear d/j cover, but the d/j is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks Fine. Top and front page fore-edges are lightly tanned (more 'cream') with a few tiny spots from storage, but the rest of the book is very clean and tight. Internally NO Inscriptions or Marks. Text block white & clean. (lii) + 763 pages. With a central suite of b/w photo illustrations. The diaries were sanitised b... View more info

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Naval Swords. British and American Naval Edged Weapons, 1660-1815

By: Annis, P. G. W.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Arms & Armour Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 114874

ISBN: 0853680469

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


In Near Fine cherry-red boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. Just a slight 'bumping' to the head/tail of the spine, and a sliver of fading to that top edge, due to storage - NO damage. In the original publisher's pictorial dust-jacket, which is price-clipped and with light discolouration. Page fore-edges lightly 'toned' with age. NO Inscriptions or Marks, but some pale lemon edge discolouration mainly to the first few and last few pages. 80 pp. Illustrated throughout in b/w. Cutlasses, Hunting swords, Small swords, Dirks, etc. Overall, apart from the minor flaws as noted above, this i... View more info

Royal Review Worsley 1909

By: Anon

Price: £38.00

Publisher: Ashton U. Lyne., Horrocks and Co: 1909

Seller ID: 107806

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Card covers, previously repaired at edges. Chipping with a little loss. Corners torn with loss. Colour portrait of King George to front cover with gilt/white decorations. In protective plastic case. First page and cover is detached from rest of booklet. Includes; A Message of Praise for the East Lancashire Division of the Territorial army, The Royal Visit to Manchester, Particulars of the units engaged in the March past, Recruits standard of heights and weights, mobilization, commissariat, departure of The King, etc. Numerous black and white photographs. Small tear to one of the pages but over... View more info

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Lord Methuen in South Africa. Nynehead Monograph Number Two

By: Anon

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Nynehead, Somerset, Nynehead Local History Society: 1971

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 107935

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


No date shown (c1971/2? ) Printed typescript. Clean beige card covers, stapled (rusting slightly). Top edge of rear cover slightly faded. Black and white illustration of medal to front cover (The Queen's South Africa Medal ? ) (2) + 42 pp. Slight foxing mainly to page edges. NO INSCRIPTIONS. Black and white illustrations/map. Small red ink? Mark to edge of first few pps. Internally CLEAN AND BRIGHT. "Letters from General Lord Methuen, to his father in law, William Ayshford Sanford of Nynehead Court. The letters are to be found in the Sanford Manuscripts at Somerset County Records Office, T... View more info

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Types of the British Army. Scots Guards

By: Anon

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Stevenson, Clark & Co.: (1930)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 109972

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


NO Date given - but another copy online gives it as c. 1930 - and the last print in the book is dated 1930 - so it is definitely around that date. In the original publisher's grey coloured card covers with a Ribbon binding, with the lettering/titling in dark blue, and with the Scots Guards insignia decorating the front cover. A little light shelfwear and a couple of biro marks on the covers but overall VG. (see photos) This is Volume 1 of a proposed series of Atholl Prints entitled "Types of the British Army". "The Portfolio contains 8 large ('tissue' guarded) coloured plates illus... View more info

The Official Year-Book of the Church of England 1945 . Abridged War-Time Issue

By: Anon

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, The Church Assembly: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 111057

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Decorated/blue lettered card covers. In the original publisher's red lettered dustjacket which is not price-clipped but does have some very light smudging to the covers. The page fore-edges are lightly tanned with light foxing (brown) spots and a couple of page corners are slightly creased. There are NO Inscriptions or other Marks. (xxiv) + 260 pp. List Of Organisations; A List Of Corrigenda. Overall, this is an Excellent, Clean, Tight and Bright 'Very Good' copy. "Abridged War-Time Issue Including Lists of Diocesan Dignitaries, Officials, Church Assembly representatives, etc. Also Informa... View more info

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Books About......A 'Dig for Victory' Exhibition (pamphlet)

By: Anon (Newport Library)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Newport, Wales, R. H. J. Ltd. , (Newport Library): 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 114681

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


In the original lettered paper wraps. Near Fine - apart from very Rusty staples - but holding tight. First Edition. 8vo. 8 pp pamphlet.. Not Illustrated. Part of the 'Dig for Victory' campaign during 2nd World War. The 'Dig for Victory Exhibition' was held in the Great Central Hall on 24-27 February 1943. " The object of the exhibition was to encourage increased production of vegetables, etc... And to show how best old methods could be applied".." This Pamphlet Advises people on the best 'self-help' books, etc. The Leaflet is entitled - 'Books About..Vegetables, Wild Foods, Fruit, ... View more info

The Royal Military Chronicle or British Officer's Monthly Register and Mentor, Volume V (5) BOUND with ' the Life of Peter the Great, Emperor of Russia ....' & 'The History of the Revolution in Portugal, in the Year 1640; or an Account Of....' This Volume 5 Covering December 1812 - April 1813.

By: Anon (Various)

Price: £600.00

Publisher: London, J. Davis, Essex Street, Strand: 1812/13

Edition: 1st Edition (Plus.... see description)

Seller ID: 112801

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


In contemporary (1800s) Half-Leather with gilt titling/banding/small decorations and marbled paper boards. Quite an attractive book, but scruffy and with damage/some loss to the leather. The boards (and the leather) are worn and badly scuffed to all 4 corners, with loss to the leather, and the spine edges have split on the top and bottom edges and are cracking all up the sides. Some small loss there and to the head/tail of the spine and to the rear inner edges. There is also some cracking of the leather to the centre of the spine but no loss. ALL hinges holding tight however and for it's age i... View more info

The Royal Military Chronicle or British Officer's Monthly Register & Mentor, Volume IV (4). BOUND with 'the Life of Charles XII. King of Sweden". Translated from the French. & Now Published with Additions & Corrections.' This Vol 4 Covers May-November 181

By: Anon (Various)

Price: £500.00

Publisher: London, J. Davis, Essex Street, Strand: 1812

Edition: 1st Edition (Plus.... see description)

Seller ID: 112873

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


In contemporary (1800s) Half-Leather and marbled paper boards. Lacking two thirds of the spine leather. NO Title Label. Scruffy and with damage/some loss to the leather. The boards (and the leather) are worn and badly scuffed to all 4 corners, with loss to the leather. However ALL hinges holding tight and the book is holding tight. The page fore-edges are age-toned and have some light staining. The book, as is the other I have listed (Volume 5) , is a slightly odd collation and consists of - a Full page Engraved Frontispiece of 'His Gracious Majesty George the Third' opposite a most attractive... View more info

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Düsseldorfer Monathefte. VIIII / 9. Band (Volume 9)

By: Arnz & Co

Price: £145.00

Publisher: In Düsseldorf, Arnz & Co: 1856

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 113698

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Note: LACKS 8 of 48 Plates - see details further on. ALL TEXT in GERMAN. In dark burgundy cloth-covered boards with blind-stamped decoration and bright gilt titling to the front board only. Spine faded, and corners bumped with scraped tips. Head and tail of spine chipped and a repaired tear to the top rear edge (2cms). Internally, (apart from light foxing patches here and there, some pages worse than others, as usual with these volumes) generally very clean and tight but does LACK 8 plates - Nos: 3, 7, 8, 15, 17, 30, 45 & 46. - and plate 36 has been mis-placed as Plate 3. The pagination is rat... View more info

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Düsseldorfer Monathefte. V / 5. Band (Volume 5)

By: Arnz & Co

Price: £145.00

Publisher: In Düsseldorf, Arnz & Co: 1852

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 113699

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Note: LACKS 5 Plates - see details further on. ALL TEXT in GERMAN. In very dark blue/green cloth-covered boards with blind-stamped decoration and bright gilt titling to the front board only. Spine has come off at some point and has been completely reglued, and corners bumped with scraped tips. Head and tail of spine chipped with a little loss to the cloth. Internally, (apart from light foxing patches all over pages here and there, some pages worse than others, as usual with these volumes) generally clean and tight, but does LACK 5 plates - Nos: 29, 33, 35 40 & 41. The pagination is rather odd ... View more info

East Sussex Events Death, Disaster, War and Weather

By: Arscott, David

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Chichester, Phillimore: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110531

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Laminated Pictorial card covers with white and orange titling to the spine. No dustjacket as issued. There is a small crease line to the front bottom corner. The whole bottom corner has been creased at some point and traces of the creasing is faintly visible throughout the book - but all negligible. Otherwise No inscriptions or other marks. (xii) + 132pp. index. Illustrated throughout with great archive photos/images in b/w mainly, but with some colour photos. Apart from the crease line, as mentioned above, this is an excellent, clean, tight and bright Near 'As New' copy. " In this fascina... View more info

A Companion to the British Army . 1660-1983

By: Ascoli, David

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Harrap: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 111237

ISBN: 0245539603

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Red boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket which is not price-clipped. There is some very light smudging to the covers which can only be seen if held up to the light, otherwise there are NO Inscriptions or other Marks. 319 pp. Illustrated with b/w plates and insignia. Select Bibliography; Index. Overall, this is an Excellent, Clean, Tight and Bright 'Fine' copy. "This is a book for both military buffs and the general reader, at once entertaining and instructive; the British Army is its own best historian." ; Small 4to 9" - 11... View more info

Charles I and Oliver Cromwell A Study in Contrasts and Comparisons

By: Ashley, Maurice

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition UK

Seller ID: 110594

ISBN: 0413162702

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Dark Blue boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. The dustjacket is NOT price-clipped, however the base colour to the spine of the d/j is faded to near white but all lettering/titling is still very clear and bright. There is a former owner's small b/w name and address sticker on the top corner of the front free endpaper and the page edges are uniformly tanned. Otherwise No Inscriptions or other Marks. (10) + 243pp. Bibliographical Notes and References; Index. Overall an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright Near 'Fine' copy. "Dr Mau... View more info

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Explosives, Propellants & Pyrotechnics . Land Warfare: Brassey's New Battlefield Weapons Systems & Technology Series . Volume 2.

By: Bailey A. & S. G. Murray. (Royal Military College Of Science, Shrivenham, UK)

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, Brassey's (UK).: 1989

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: M010891

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


An 'As New' hardback book, entirely unworn, but for the single word "Library" lightly ink-stamped in red on the bottom of the front endpaper which could probably be carefully erased, otherwise unmarked. No Inscriptions or Marks. In the original publisher's glossy pictorial laminated boards. Apart from that one word, this could pass for a New, unused, book. Volume 2 in Brassey's Land Warfare "New Battlefield Weapons Systems & Technology" series. (xv) + (1) + 187 pages. 9 Chapters. Self-test Questions and Answers to same; Glossary; Index. Many charts, tables and line-drawn illust... View more info

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Percussion Guns & Rifles. An Illustrated Reference Guide to the Muzzle-Loading Percussion Guns and Rifles of the Nineteenth Century

By: Bailey, D. W. (De Witt)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Arms & Armour Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 114873

ISBN: 0853680825

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


In Near Fine cherry-red boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. Just a slight 'bumping' to the head/tail of the spine due to storage - NO damage. In the original publisher's FINE pictorial dust-jacket. Page fore-edges lightly 'toned' with age. NO Inscriptions or Marks. 79 pp. Illustrated throughout in b/w. Overall, apart from the minor flaws as noted above, this is an Excellent copy. See Images. ; Arms And Armour Press Illustrated Monographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 80 pages View more info