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91 Authors-at-Arms: The Soldiering of Six Great Writers
Hawkes, C. P. Macmillan and Co., Limited St Martin's Street, London 1934 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
First edition. From the collection of the archaeologist Christopher Hawkes (1905-1992) and inscribed by the author to his son, Christopher Hawkes, and his daughter-in-law Jacquetta Hawkes. The inscription reads to Jacquetta and X, with love from CPH, and is dated June 1934. Binding has a cream cloth spine - discoloured and with a water-type stain to the bottom inch of the spine. Top textblock edge red and there are a few splash-type stains to the top edge as well. Boards have red paper sides - discolouration and some mild biopredation to the edges of the boards. Lightly rubbed corners. The binding is firm. Pages age-tanned. pp. xvii, 232. 105904 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
106 Admirals: The Naval Commanders who Made Britain Great
Lambert, Andrew Faber and Faber London 2008 057123156X / 9780571231560 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Publisher's original bright red boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. Binding tight and square. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Very slight bump to the bottom edge. pp. xx, 492. 304784 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
92 The First 100,000
Hay, Ian Seeley Service & Co 1975 0850521718 / 9780850521719 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original black boards. A forwards lean to the spine and a gift inscription in neat child's writing on the front endpaper. The spine of the dust jacket has faded slightly and the front flap has been price clipped. pp. 222. 106992 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
107 The Mind of Adolf Hitler
Langer, Walter C. ; with a foreword by William L. Langer and afterword by Robert G. L. Waite Secker and Warburg London 1973 0436242303 / 9780436242304 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original cloth boards. A very slight forwards lean to the spine. There are a few very light pencil marks in the text. otherwise very good. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Binding firm. The dust jacket has some minor rubs to the edges and is price clipped. pp. ix, 269. This is the secret psychological report written in 1945 for 'Wild Bill' Donovan of the US Office of Strategic Services. 105331 
Price: 16.00 GBP

 
 
93 Their Name Liveth: The Book of the Scottish National War Memorial
Hay, Ian John Lane The Bodley Head Limited London 1931 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback without dust jacket. Original blue boards. The boards are faded at the spine and top edge of the front board. Rubbed at spine ends with some fraying to the cloth at the head of the spine. A pencil gift inscription fills the front endpaper. Some foxing to pages and to outer closed textblock page edges. pp. xiv, 163. 306567 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
108 British Military Uniforms [King Penguin 42]
Laver, James ; cover design by William Grimmond Penguin Books | King Penguin London 1948 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. First edition. Pictorial boards. The spine has faded but is in very good condition. The binding is firm though there are short splits to both inner hinges. Previous owner's bookplate and handwritten date on the front pastedown. Loosely enclosed is a King Penguin bookmark. Pages are clean; no foxing. pp. 37, plates. 308019 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
94 World Uniforms and Battles in Colour, 1815-50
Haythornthwaite, Philip J. ; illustrated by Michael Chappell Blandford Press Poole, Dorset 1976 0713707763 / 9780713707762 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Chappell, Michael 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original light green boards. Clean, tight and unmarked. The binding is firm and pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket very slightly faded at the spine. pp. 188, including colour plates. 307440 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
109 British Military Uniforms [King Penguin 42]
Laver, James ; cover design by William Grimmond Penguin Books | King Penguin London 1948 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. First edition. Pictorial boards. The spine has faded but is in very good condition. The binding is firm and inner hinges are very good. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Significant foxing to the endpapers and half-title page. Foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. The rest of the pages are mostly clean; occasional foxing spot. pp. 37, plates. 106800 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
95 The Greenhill Armoured Fighting Vehicles Data Book: Over 800 Vehicles from 1915 to the Present
Hogg, Ian V. Greenhill Books London 2000 1853673919 / 9781853673917 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Second-hand. Hardback with dust jacket. In good condition. There are bruises to the spine ends, a slight forwards lean to the spine and a c. 3 inch long score / split to the back cover of the dust jacket. Pages are clean and binding sound. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 368pp. 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. 104425 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
110 Losing Small Wars: British Military Failure in Iraq and Afghanistan
Ledwidge, Frank Yale University Press 2011 0300166710 / 9780300166712 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback and dust jacket in excellent fine condition. Appears unread / like new. Unmarked. No names or inscriptions. 308pp. 303088 
Price: 16.00 GBP

 
 
96 The Fight For Malaya: The Jungle War of Maurice Cotterill
Holder, R. W. Editions Didier Millet Sdn Bhd Kuala Lumpur 2007 9814217204 / 9789814217200 Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Blue boards. An excellent, clean, fine condition copy in a very near fine dust jacket. Unmarked inside. Appears unread. 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. 196pp. 303988 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
111 The Chief: Field Marshal Lord Wavell Commander-in-Chief and Viceroy 1939-1947
Lewin, Ronald Hutchinson London 1980 009142500x / 9780091425005 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original brown boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good condition The dust jacket is faded at the spine. A few small speckles to the top outer closed textblock edge. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Clean and tight. 282pp. 104128 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
97 Horatio Nelson: England's Sailor Hero
Holme, Richard H. The Walter Scott Publishing Co. [1905] 1905 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Olive green pictorial cloth, Nouveau style binding. All edges gilt. The boards are bruised at the spine ends, lightly rubbed at the edges and the cloth has slightly faded at the spine. Inner hinges are very good. The binding is slightly shaken in a few places but holds firm. Presentation bookplate on the front pastedown (dated 1908). Publication date is not stated but the foreword is dated 1905. pp. xii, 412, publishers lists. 21cm tall. An attractive copy. 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. 308844 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
112 2 Volume Boxed Set: History of the First World War AND History of the Second World War
Liddell Hart, B. H. Cassell London 1970 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Two volume boxed set of Liddell Hart's histories of the First and Second World Wars. Red cloth bindings. Top edges tinted red. Both volumes in very good, clean condition. Bindings are firm. Dust jackets very lightly rubbed at spine ends and spines slightly discoloured. The Second World War volume has a gift inscription written in ink on the front endpaper. pp. 635; xvi, 768. Both dust jackets have been price clipped. Some rubs and small marks to the light blue slipcase. 309150 
Price: 32.00 GBP

 
 
98 Hurricane Aces 1939-40 (Osprey Aircraft of the Aces 18)
Holmes, Tony Osprey 1998 1855325977 / 9781855325975 Soft cover Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Reprint. Clean and tight soft back in excellent, near fine condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 128pp. 306606 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
113 Higgs, Dorothy Pickard
Life in Guernsey under the Nazis 1940-45 Toucan Press Guernsey 2000 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Slim stapled booklet. In excellent condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Price blacked out on the back cover. 62pp. 305294 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
99 Twelve to One: V Fighter Command Aces of the Pacific (Osprey Aircraft of the Aces 61 Special)
Holmes, Tony (compiled by) Osprey Publishing Oxford 2004 1841767840 / 9781841767840 Soft cover Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Clean and tight softback in excellent, near fine condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 128pp. Tiny rub to the bottom corner of the front cover. 306301 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
114 With Hitler to the End: The Memoirs of Adolf Hitler's Valet Heinz Linge
Linge, Heinz ; with an introduction by Roger Moorhouse Frontline Books 2009 1848325444 / 9781848325449 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket, both in very good condition. A couple of light scratches to the front cover of the dust jacket and a few little light bruises to the edges. Clean and tight inside. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket front flap not price clipped. Binding nice and firm. pp. xv, 224. 306981 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
100 Royal Navy Broadsheet 1997/8
Hulme, Commander Lee (editor) Ministry of Defence [MOD] 1996 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Royal Navy journal for 1997-98. Soft back. In very good, clean condition. Light creasing to the back cover. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 124. 307759 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
115 A Foreign Field
MacIntyre, Ben HarperCollins 2001 0002571226 / 9780002571227 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. There are some light pencil marks in the text (very few and very light). Pages are age-toned / tanned. The dust jacket has a small snagged tear in the front cover. Front flap not price clipped. pp. 301. 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. 106938 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
101 In Parenthesis
Jones, David ; with an introduction by T. S. Eliot and a foreword by Harold Bloom ; illustrated by Ewan Clayton The Folio Society London 2014 Hardcover Fine Slipcase Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Clayton, Ewan 
Hardback with slipcase. In excellent, fine condition - still shrinkwrapped and as new. 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. 309160 
Price: 45.00 GBP

 
116 The Colditz Myth: British and Commonwealth Prisoners of War in Nazi Germany
Mackenzie, S. P. Oxford University Press Oxford 2004 0199262101 / 9780199262106 1st Edition Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Good condition in a very good dust jacket. Used. There are some light pencil marks in the margins. No names or inscriptions. Textblock foredge is a bit greyed / thumbed. Binding sound. A small grubby mark on the rear endpaper. A good copy for reference or study. pp. xiv, [3], 446. 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. 103853 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
102 Synopsis of the Contents of The British Museum. Department of Coins and Medals. A Guide to the Italian Medals exhited in the King's Library.
Keary, C. F. Trustees of the British Museum London 1881 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Later blue cloth library binding. Spine faded. Bookplate on the front pastedown. 7 plates bound at the back. pp. xvii, 102 + plates. 302704 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
117 The Blast of War 1939-1945
Macmillan, Harold Macmillan 1967 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Original red boards. The binding is firm and square. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Light bruising at the spine ends. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. xvi, 765. 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. 106941 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
 
103 Geoffrey Keyes of The Rommel Raid
Keyes, Elizabeth George Newnes Limited London 1956 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Original brown boards. Binding firm and tight. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. In very good to near fine condition. A nice clean copy but with some foxing spots to the top outer closed textblock page edge. Dust jacket very nice; slightest of rubs to a few edges. Front flap not price clipped. 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. 106936 
Price: 12.50 GBP

 
118 Cassino: Portrait of a Battle
Majdalany, Fred Longmans, Green and Co. London 1957 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
3rd impression. Original blue boards. Very good condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket has some marks and general discolouration and a couple of short tears to the dust jacket. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. xii, 270. 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. 104676 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
104 Night Never Ending
Komorowski, Eugenjusz Andrei; Gilmore, Joseph L. Abelard London 1974 0200721550 / 9780200721554 Hardback Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Publisher's original black boards. A forwards lean to the spine. Some spotting / foxing to the outer closed textblock edges. The dust jacket is rubbed, particularly at the edges, has a few short tears to the edges and some foxing to the underside. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. x, 284. Night Never Ending is the true story of Komorowski's miraculous escape from the mass grave in which the elite of Poland's intelligensia were stacked after being methodically executed in April 1940. 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. 054573 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
119 Great Battles of World War II: Military Encounters that Defined the Future
Mann, Chris (Editor) Parragon Bath, United Kingdom 2009 1407549138 / 9781407549132 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Glazed pictorial boards. Very slight bumps to the spine ends and corners and light rubs to the corners of the dust jacket. Otherwise excellent condition. Clean, tight, unmarked. No names or inscriptions. A colourful introduction to 28 battles from 19399 to 1945. 240pp. 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. 053557 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
105 Brassey's War Annual 1
Laffin, John Brassey's Defence Publishers London 1986 008031211X / 9780080312118 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Glazed pictorial boards. In excellent, clean condition. Unmarked. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Binding tight. A very slight bump to the base of the spine. The Soviet occupation of Afghanistan, El Salvador, the Islamic Jihad, the Iraq-Iran war, Lebanon, Nicaragua and Northern Ireland are just some of the wars covered in this volume. pp. vii, 187. 018935 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
120 The Howth Gun-Running and the Kilcoole Gun-Running 1914
Martin, F. X. (recollections and documents edited by) ; with a foreword by Eamon de Valera Browne and Nolan Ltd Dublin 1964 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. In very good to near fine condition, in a very good dust jacket. Original red boards. Very lightly bruised spine ends. The binding is firm and pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. First edition. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed at the edges. Front flap not price clipped. pp. xxvi, 201. 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. 307084 
Price: 41.00 GBP

 
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