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Image for No Time For Geishas Journeys of a Far East Prisoner of War.

No Time For Geishas Journeys of a Far East Prisoner of War.

By: ADAMS, Geoffrey Pharaoh; POPHAM, Hugh;

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Leo Cooper. 1973 1st:

Seller ID: 75280


Size approx 6 x 9 inches. In brown cloth with gilt to spine and original glossy illustrated dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with very good dustwrapper. (Spine faded?) Spine lightened on cloth with small mark to front board. Inside pages clean and tight throughout, else an excllent clean and tight copy. 217pp. With b&w photo illustrations. View more info

Image for English Privateering Voyages to the West Indies 1588-1595. Documents relating to English voyages to the West Indies from the defeat of the Armada to the last voyage of Sir Francis Drake, including Spanish documents contributed by Irene A. Wright. Works Issued by The Hakluyt Society. Second Series No. CXI.

English Privateering Voyages to the West Indies 1588-1595. Documents relating to English voyages to the West Indies from the defeat of the Armada to the last voyage of Sir Francis Drake, including Spanish documents contributed by Irene A. Wright. Works Issued by The Hakluyt Society. Second Series No. CXI.

By: ANDREWS, KENNETH R.:

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, University Press, 1959 1st:

Seller ID: 78291


Hardback, approx 9 x 6 inches. Blue cloth with blind embossed decoration to boards, gilt lettering to spine, gilt ‘Ship’ vignette to front. In original light blue dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (DW spine faded, some minor darkening, some minor marks and rubbing to edges. Front flap clipped at both edges.) Minor bumps to corners else cloth clean and bright. Inside pages very clean and tight throughout. 421pp. 9 b&w illustrat... View more info

British Military Greats Including Essays by Kate Adie, Max Arthur, Patrick Bishop, Len Deighton & more.

By: Annabel Merullo and Neil Wenborn

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cassell Illustrated 2004 1st edition:

Seller ID: 72102


Size 7.7x10 inches. Hardback in green cloth with white lettering to spine. With original glossy illustrated dustwrapper. Very Good Condition. (DW very good, slight rubbing on rear) Inside pages very tight, clean and bright. 191p. With many Colour and B&W photographs and illustrations The need for such a small island to defend itself bravely and skilfully has given rise in Britain to one of the greatest military traditions of any country in the world. Experts and enth... View more info

Image for The World’s Worst Warships Failures and Repercussions of Naval Design and Construction 1860 to the Present Day.

The World’s Worst Warships Failures and Repercussions of Naval Design and Construction 1860 to the Present Day.

By: Antony Preston

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Conway Maritime Press 2002 1st edition:

Seller ID: 78790


Size 7.7x10 inches. Hardback in red cloth with gold lettering to spine. With original glossy illustrated dustwrapper. Very Good Condition. (DW very good, slight rubbing on rear) Inside pages tight, clean and bright. 192p. With many B&W photos and illustrations Written by two of Britain's finest warship experts, the book covers a wide range of experimental, badly designed or just disastrous ship types from all national ties from 1860 to present day. View more info

Black Jack. The Life and Times of Brigadier Sir Frederick Galleghan. Foreword by Sir Roden Cutler. Signed and dedicated copy.

By: ARNEIL, STAN:

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Macmillan. Australia. 1983:

Seller ID: 64131


8vo. In grey cloth covers with white lettering to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with near fine dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Not price clipped). Small marks to front endpaper. Author’s dedicatory inscription to half title page. Occasional neat pencil marks and notes in margins. Else a very clean and tight copy. 178pp. With b/w photographs and illustrations. Biography of an Australian soldier who fought in two world wars and he... View more info

Last Post. The Final Word from Our First World War Soldiers. Signed Copy.

By: ARTHUR, MAX:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 2005 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 73476


Size 6.5 x 9.5 inches. In cream cloth covers with red lettering to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Pictorial endpapers. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Bookseller’s label to front. Price clipped). Author’s signature to main title page. A very clean and tight copy. 272pp. With b/w photographs. Interviews with the last survivors of WWI. Includes Harry Patch. View more info

The Reluctant Major. Signed copy.

By: ATKINS, DAVID:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: The Toat Press. Pulborough. 1986 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 68896


Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). Pages slightly browned throughout. Author’s neat inscription opposite main title page. Else a clean and tight copy. 110pp. With b/w photographs and a map. As a young and inexperienced captain in India in WW2, the author committed an administrative blunder and w... View more info

Image for The Dorsetshire Regiment. The Thirty-Ninth and Fifty-Fourth Foot and The Dorset Militia and Volunteers. Three Volumes Bound in Two.

The Dorsetshire Regiment. The Thirty-Ninth and Fifty-Fourth Foot and The Dorset Militia and Volunteers. Three Volumes Bound in Two.

By: ATKINSON, C. T.:

Price: £100.00

Publisher: Oxford, Privately printed at the University Press, 1947 (1st thus edition):

Seller ID: 77347


2 volumes. Hardbacks, Tall 8vo. (approx 9.5 x 6 ins.) In dark green cloth with gilt lettering to spines and gilt vignettes to fronts. In very good conditions. Some rubbing to cloth; some rubbing to corners and corners of spines, some rubbing around board faces and edges. Neat inscription to corner of front endpapers “R.G.R Chicton.” A couple of small spots and slight darkening to endpapers else inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. 355 pp + 284 pp... View more info

Image for The War in Abyssinia With a Foreword by Benito Mussolini. With 15 Gravure Illustrations, 9 Coloured Maps and 6 Facsimile Documents.

The War in Abyssinia With a Foreword by Benito Mussolini. With 15 Gravure Illustrations, 9 Coloured Maps and 6 Facsimile Documents.

By: BADOGLIO, Pietro:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co., 1937 1st translated ed. (UK):

Seller ID: 79026


Hardback, 10 x 7.5 inches. Orange cloth with gilt lettering to spine and blind embossed on front & rear. In very good condition. Corners bumped and slightly nicked at ends of spine. Cloth darkened on spine and edges. Library numbering to spine and lettering to boards “Liverpool Public Libraries.” Book synopsis pasted to front endpaper. Minimal lib. marks; small stamp to bottom of title page, rear page, and to the edges of first two chapters. A couple of l... View more info

Image for Malta Defiant and Triumphant, Rolls of Honour 1940-1943. Signed & Numbered Limited Edition.

Malta Defiant and Triumphant, Rolls of Honour 1940-1943. Signed & Numbered Limited Edition.

By: BAILEY, Capt. E.A.S.:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Somerset, E.A.S. Bailey, 1992 1st Ltd. Ed.:

Seller ID: 78944


Hardback, 12 x 8 inches. Maroon leather covers with gilt lettering to spine and front with gilt vignette to front. In very good near fine condition. Numbered copy 216. Signed by Lord Lewin of Greenwich. 155pp. With b&w photo illustrations. View more info

Image for The Invisible Flag. A Report. Translated from the German by Frank Herrmann.

The Invisible Flag. A Report. Translated from the German by Frank Herrmann.

By: BAMM, Peter;

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber Ltd. London. 1961 1st English edition:

Seller ID: 75043


Approx 5.5 x 9 inches. In purple cloth with silver lettering to spine and original paper dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW corners chipped, spine faded.) Small dent/bump to rear bottom edge of cover. Endpapers a little darkened. Inside pages clean and tight throughout. No inscriptions. 229pp. Fold out map at rear. View more info

Image for The History of the Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) Vol. III 1933-1946.

The History of the Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) Vol. III 1933-1946.

By: BARCLAY, C. N. Brig.:

Price: £38.00

Publisher: London, Sifton Praed, 1947:

Seller ID: 78997


Hardback, 9 x 5.5 inches. Dark blue cloth with silver lettering to spine and front. In original dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrap. (DW spine darkened and nicked at ends, some minor marks.) Corners slightly bumped on cloth. Inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. 280pp. Illustrated with 14 B&W photo plates and 14 folding maps. View more info

The Story of the Army Apprentices College Chepstow 1923-1983. A Brief History.

By: BARNES, Capt. JOHN / THOMAS, Major DAVID:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Beachley. Chepstow. 1983:

Seller ID: 68109


Size 5.5 x 8.25 inches. In red limp card covers with silver lettering to front. In near fine condition. Spine slightly faded with small tear. Else a very clean and tight copy. 152pp. The history of the Army Apprentices College at Chepstow. View more info

Image for Shadows on the Sand, The Memoirs of Sir Gawain Bell. SIGNED COPY.

Shadows on the Sand, The Memoirs of Sir Gawain Bell. SIGNED COPY.

By: BELL, Gawain;

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, C. Hurst & Company, 1983 1st edition:

Seller ID: 77237


Hardback, approx 8.5 x 5.5 inches. In green cloth with gilt to spine. In original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (DW minor rubbing to edges, price clipped.) Corners slightly bumped. SIGNED on main title page by Gawain Bell. With loose letter in front from Brigadier David J. Atkinson C.B.E. to Colonel J. E. M. Hughes O.B.E. (12, June 1984.) 258pp. With 15 b&w plates. View more info

The Book of the Army Pageant held at Fulham Palace by kind permission of the Lord Bishop of London. 20th June to 2nd July, 1910. Foreword by Field-Marshal Earl Roberts.

By: BENSON, F.R. / ALGERNON TUDOR (eds):

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Sir Joseph Causton and Sons Ltd. 1910 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 71963


Size 7.25 x 11.25 inches. In dark blue cloth covers with black lettering to spine and front. With colour plate pasted to front. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded. Small marks. Corners slightly bumped.Slight browning to endpapers. Occasional old repairs to hinges. One colour plate missing. Slight browning to pages throughout. 153pp. With b/w and colour plates and line drawings in text.. The Army Pageant was held in 1910 to instill a sense of Patriotism in Brita... View more info