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1 Eagle and Carbine Regimental Magazine, Volume 33 2004 (The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards)
Crest Publications Northampton 2004 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft back. Glossy covers. Minor rubs to cover corners. Very good, clean condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 164. 107034 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
16 Rail Gun
Batchelor, John ; Hogg, Ian John Batchelor Limited Broadstone, Dorset 1973 0852423284 / 9780852423288 Hardcover Good Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Blue boards. A dent in the middle of the rear board and dust jacket. The white dust jacket is discoloured, particularly at the edges. The binding is firm and pages clean; no previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. v, 61. 308366 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
2 Eagle and Carbine Regimental Magazine, Volume 34 2004/2005 (The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards)
Crest Publications Northampton 2004 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft back. Glossy covers. Minor rubs to cover corners. Very good, clean condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 152. 107035 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
17 General-At-Sea: Robert Blake and the Seventeenth-Century Revolution in Naval Warfare
Baumber, Michael John Murray London 1989 0719547067 / 9780719547065 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Publisher's original red boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Binding tight. DJ not price clipped. Spine of the dust jacket very slightly faded. 284pp. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 304745 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
3 Eagle and Carbine Regimental Magazine, Volume 35 2005 (The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards)
Crest Publications Northampton 2005 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft back. Glossy covers. Very good, clean condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 132. 107039 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
18 D-Day: The Battle for Normandy
Beevor, Antony Viking Penguin 2009 067088703X / 9780670887033 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. 7th impression. Original black boards. In very good, clean condition but the pages have darkened / tanned at the edges and the dust jacket is significantly faded at the spine. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The binding is firm. pp. xv, 592. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 106959 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
4 Eagle and Carbine Regimental Magazine, Volume 36 2006 (The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards)
Crest Publications Northampton 2006 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft back. Glossy covers. Very good, clean condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 132. 107038 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
19 All in the Day's March
Belchem, Major-General David Collins London 1978 0002113686 / 9780002113687 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Spine ends lightly bruised. A short tear to the bottom edge of the dust jacket. Otherwise very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Tiny amount of foxing to the top outer closed textblock page edge. pp. 320. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 107023 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
 
5 Khaki in South Africa. An Album of Pictures and Photographs Illustrating the Chief Events of the War under Lord Roberts, with a chronological history.
George Newnes Limited Strand, London 1900 Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback. Red pictorial gilt cloth. The boards are worn and have grey grubby marks, splits to the front spine joint at the bottom edge, fraying corners and edges exposing boards underneath. A FAIR COPY ONLY. Front inner hinge cracked. Binding is shaken and weak in a few places. Some tears to bottom edges of pages, particularly at the spine join. Some grubby marks and staining to page edges. Previous owner's name and address stamp on the front endpaper. Some creasing to pages. A useful reference / study copy but not advised for the collector due to condition. pp. 140. 27.5 x 35cm. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 308933 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 
20 House to House: An Epic Memoir of War
Bellavia, David ; with John Bruning Simon and Schuster London 2007 1847370896 / 9781847370891 First UK Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original brown boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. 321pp. Staff Sergeant David Bellavia spent six years in the U.S. Army, seeing some of the most intense fighting of the Iraq War. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 306149 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
6 The King's Royal Rifle Corps Chronicle 1948
Warren and Son Limited 1949 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Dark green covers, with silver titles and regimental insignia to the front cover. Faded at the spine. Good, clean condition but binding is weak / partially cracked internally at the title page. pp. vi, 151 + adverts. 104563 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
21 Charlie B: A Biography of Lord Beresford of Metemmeh and Curraghmore
Bennett, Geoffrey Peter Dawnay Ltd London 1968 First Edition Hardcover Good Fair Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Original red boards, bruised at the spine ends and corners. Top edge tinted red, but with some pale splash marks in evidence. The binding is firm. A gift inscription written on the front endpaper (dated 1968). Some scattered foxing throughout (not extensive though it is more heavy to the closed textblock page edges). pp. xii, 378. The dust jacket has torn the full length of the spine / front joint, is rubbed, chipped, torn and creased at the edges, and has some loss at the spine ends. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. (Photographed without the film sleeve, to minimise reflection). A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 309052 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
7 The King's Royal Rifle Corps Chronicle 1953
K.R.R.C. Regimental Chronicle, printed by Thos. W. Jacques Ltd 1953 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Dark green covers, with silver titles and regimental insignia to the front cover. Faded at the spine. Good, clean condition. pp. vii, 128 + adverts. 104562 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
22 Broken Wings: A Soldier's Diary
Bennett, Vernon Harold The Fortune Press London 1959 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Bright red boards. Previous owner's signature at the top corner of front free endpaper. 38pp. Complete with beige dust jacket. There is a pale stain to the back cover of the dust jacket. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). 302785 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
8 The Pop Annual
The Daily Sketch and Sunday Graphic Ltd [c. 1945] London 1945 Soft cover Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Date of publication not stated but is c. 1945. 80 page of cartoons reproduced from 'The Daily Sketch'. In good, clean condition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Light rubs to cover edges. Small rust mark to back cover. 80pp. 105493 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
23 Nelson's Dear Lord: A Portrait of St. Vincent
Berckman, Evelyn Macmillan and Co Ltd London 1962 First Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original blue boards. The binding is firm. Inner hinges are very good. A gift inscription written in ink on the reverse of the front endpaper. Some foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges and scattered spots to prelims. pp. xi, 274, plates. The dust jacket is rubbed and creases at the edges, with a couple of tears and some small chips. Front flap price clipped. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. (Photographed without the film sleeve, to minimise reflection). 309053 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
9 The War List of Clare College, Cambridge (1939-1945)
Cambridge University Press [c. 1948] 1948 Soft cover Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Small booklet. Small repaired tear to the base of the spine. Foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. Good condition. Clean inside. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. 61. Roll of Honour and Record of Service lists. 308505 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
24 Railways and War Since 1917, featuring World War II
Bishop, Denis ; Davies, W. J. K. Blandford Press London 1974 0713707062 / 9780713707069 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original light brown boards. In very good, clean condition but with discolouration / tanning to the edges of the pages and the edges of the dust jacket. The binding is firm and pages otherwise clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 127, including colour plates. 307548 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
10 Corporal Haggis: The Wartime Story of a Muscovy Duck [Signed by one Author]
Akers-Douglas, Frank and Julian The Book Guild Ltd Sussex 1996 1857760530 / 9781857760538 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Signed by Author(s)
Hardback with dust jacket. Original green boards. A nice, clean copy. The binding is firm and tight. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or othermarks. Near fine book in a near fine dust jacket. Signed by Julian Akers-Douglas on the title page (no inscription / dedication). Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. 82. 106981 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
25 Objective: Egypt
Blaxland, Gregory Frederick Muller London 1966 First Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original black boards. A slight forwards lean to the spine. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. A small grubby mark to the bottom outer closed textblock page edge. The dust jacket is rubbed and chipped at the edges, with an approx. two inch tear to the top edge of the back cover. Front flap not price clipped. pp. 319. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 307614 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
11 The Republic in Danger: General Maurice Gamelin and the politics of French defence, 1933-1940
Alexander, Martin S. Cambridge University Press 1992 0521372348 / 9780521372343 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. First edition. Original blue cloth binding. Clean, tight and unmarked; a super copy. pp. xiv, 573. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 106024 
Price: 40.00 GBP

 
26 The Patton Papers 1940 - 1945
Blumenson, Martin Da Capo Press 1996 0306807173 / 9780306807176 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft back in very good clean second-hand condition. Covers are faded at the spine and edges. No spine creases. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Textblock nice and tight. 889pp. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 302946 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
12 The Mons Star: The British Expeditionary Force 5th Aug. - 22 Nov. 1914
Ascoli, David Harrap Limited 1981 0245537856 / 9780245537851 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. In very good condition. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The dust jacket has light rubs to the edges and a small snagged hole in the middle of the front cover. Some loose news cuttings included. pp. xxii, 250.The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 106929 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
27 Stars in a Dark Night: The Letters of Ivor Gurney to the Chapman Family
Boden, Anthony Sutton Publishing Stroud, Glos 2004 0750934670 / 9780750934671 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP. 7.99. 224pp. Stars in a Dark Night restores to print the first published collection of letters which Gurney wrote from the Western Front. 304885 
Price: 7.99 GBP

 
 
13 Making a Killing : The Explosive Story of a Hired Gun in Iraq
Ashcroft, Captain James ; with Clifford Thurlow Virgin Books Ltd London 2006 1852273119 / 9781852273118 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. VG+ condition. A little bumped at the spine ends. Otherwise a clean tight copy. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 241pp. 100985 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
28 Stars in a Dark Night: The Letters of Ivor Gurney to the Chapman Family
Boden, Anthony Sutton Publishing Stroud, Glos 2004 0750934670 / 9780750934671 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP. 7.99. 224pp. Stars in a Dark Night restores to print the first published collection of letters which Gurney wrote from the Western Front. 304886 
Price: 7.99 GBP

 
 
14 The Truce: The Day the War Stopped
Baker, Chris Amberley Publishing 2014 1445634902 / 9781445634906 First Edition Hardcover New New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New hardback. First impression. RRP. 18.99. The Christmas Truce is seen as a satisfying and hopeful event in a war that is often regarded as unnecessary, bitter, hopeless and futile. Many accounts give a warm, poignant view of the truce, to the extent that it has gained totemic significance in the minds of the general public. Inspired by the centenary, and in the light of documentary evidence unavailable when previous accounts have been published, Chris Baker examines the events leading up to the 1914 truce. pp. 182, maps. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 305926 
Price: 14.24 GBP

 
29 The Western Front - Part III, March 1917. Trench Scenery.
Bone, Muirhead Published by Authority From The Offices of Country Life Ltd London 1917 Soft cover Good Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
Thin card covers, no dust jacket. Some light scattered foxing, mostly confined to the margins except Plate 56 (Distant Amiens) which has more noticeable foxing. Stapled binding. Staples rusted with slight marks showing through the covers. The binding has pulled at the last plate, exposing the staples. 20 plates. Part 3 of a 10-part publication depicting the Armed Forces in the First World War. Bone was appointed as Britain's first official war artist in May 1916. 31cm x 24cm. 103256 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
 
15 Spy Princess: The Life of Noor Inayat Khan [Clipper Large Print Edition]
Basu, Shrabani W F Howes Ltd Leicester 2007 184632873X / 9781846328732 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Large Print edition. Hardback and dust jacket in excellent, fine, like new condition. 374pp. The story of Noor Inayat Khan, the descendant of an Indian Prince who became a British secret agent for the SOE during WWII. Born and brought up in the non-violent Sufi religion, she seemed an unlikely secret agent. Yet she was the first female radio operator in Nazi-occupied France and refused to abandon her post in Paris in 1943. Captured by the Germans, she was kept in solitary confinement for 10 months, then transported to Dachau and shot in September 1944. 302997 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
30 The Battle of Hastings
Bradbury, Jim Sutton Publishing 1998 075091291x / 9780750912914 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Original red boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. Dust jacket not price clipped [25.00]. pp. x, 278. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 104348 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
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