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South Africa: Covos Day Books, 2000. Reprint. Paper Covered Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 9 x 6 Inches 0620237562 Hardcover Written by the founder of the Selous Scouts, this book recounts their exploits in South Africa against the Guerrilla warfare, in the seven years they were together they accounted for over 68% of guerrilla casualties during that time. 593 pages plus 6 pages of adverts with many photographs, maps and other illustrations, all present as listed.HEAVY BOOK 1.2 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. Book and dustwrapper are very bight and clean a really nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 004028)
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London: Charles Griffin and Company Limited, 1897. Third Edition. Boards. Good Plus/No Jacket. 8 x 5 Inches Hardcover Very informative book on first aid and medical treatment in relation to soldiers in battle situations. 214 pages plus 32 pages of adverts in overall bright clean condition just some light foxing to first and last few pages. Many B/w photographs of soldiers of the period and other illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text. NO dustwrapper, outer boards are little worn on edges and slightly darkened on edgesand spine. A pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006959)
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London: Cassell, 1950. First Edition First Printing. Boards. Very Good/Good Plus. 8 x 5 Inches Hardcover Memoirs of this period written by the last G O C in C Eastern Command India. 668 pages in very bright clean condition just some light browning to endpapers where flaps of wrapper have lain, neat former owners name on front endpaper, many B/w photographs, illustrations and fold out maps,,all present as listed plus very informative text. Dustwrapper is a little browned on edges and spine, has been price clipped. A nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006926)
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Cambridge: War Games Research Group, 1978. Illustrated by Ian Heath. Illustrated Card Covers. Very Good/No Jacket. 9 x 7 Inches Card Covers Excellent book on the armies of the Greek and Persian wars, written for war gamers but good for historical research showing campaigns, organisation, tactics, dress and weapons. 84 pages in very bright clean condition, 80 B/w illustrations and 22 maps all present plus very informative text, previous owners address label on introduction page, introduction dated 1975 but copyright 1978, possible first edition but not sure. NO dustwrapper, illustrated card covers are very lightly rubbed on edges. A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006886)
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London: Hutchinson's Scientific and Technical Publications, 1955. Reprint. Boards. Good Plus/No Jacket. 9 x 6 Inches Hardcover Very informative book on the Gyroscope and its uses in civil and military situations. 384 pages in overall bright clean condition just a few marks to front a rear endpapers and ink stamps on front and rear endpapers stating gift from Ranfurly Library English speaking union of Commonwealth. Many B/w photographs and technical illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text. NO dustwrapper , outer boards are clean just a few very light marks a nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006873)
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London: Faber and Faber Limited, 1942. Illustrated by Hary. First Edition First Printing. Boards. Good Plus/No Jacket. 8 x 5 Inches Hardcover Very informative book on self defence techniques for the military, 132 pages in very bright clean condition, previous owners name on front endpaper, many B/w illustrations showing detailed techniques for survival when attacked, all illustrations present as listed plus very informative text. NO dustwrapper, outer boards are clean but faded on spine and a little way into boards, there is a small split to front outer hinge 2 Inches long, still a very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006808)
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London: Bailliere Tindall and Cox, 1927. First Edition First Printing. Gold Decorated Boards. Good Plus/No Jacket. 10 x 6 Inches Hardcover Very informative book on this army unit , 268 pages in overall clean condition just some light occasional foxing, vertical crease to rear black endpaper, neat former owners name on half title page dated 1927., Many B/w photographs and colour and B/w illustrations, all present plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are lightly rubbed on edges and a few light marks, tiny bump to one corner, a nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006793)
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London: William Heinemann Ltd, 1924. First Edition First Printing. Decorated Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 9 x 5 Inches Hardcover Very informative book on the war history of this regiment, 248 pages in bright clean condition just some light foxing spots to first and last couple of pages. Many B/w photographs and maps, all present as listed plus very informative text. NO dustwrapper outer gold decorated boards are bright, very slight fade to spine very minor, a very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006745)
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London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1951. Reprint. Boards. Good Plus/Good Plus. 8 x 5 Inches Hardcover This is the fifth impression of the third edition of this work in dustwrapper, a n account of the reconquest of the Sudan. 381 pages in bright clean condition, many B/w and single colour maps including larger pull out maps all present as listed plus very informative text. Dustwrapper is rubbed and lightly worn on edges, small loss to bottom of wrapper spine, not price clipped, small repairs with inert clear tape to inside of wrapper. Outer boards are overall clean but with some marking to spine. Overall a pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006696)
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London: Collins, 1960. First Edition First Printing. Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 8 x 5 Inches Signed by Author Hardcover Very informative book on the life of Lieut General Sir Brian Horrocks, SIGNED by him without dedication on title page. 320 pages in bright clean condition just slight browning to outer edges of pages, many B/w photographs, maps and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text. No dustwrapper, outer boards are very bright and clean a nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006690)
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Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1994. First Edition First Printing. Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 9 x 6 Inches 0226554031 Hardcover Very informative book on the history of warfare in this period, 371 pages in very bright clean condition, Very informative text, dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, not price clipped, short diagonal crease to front inner flap and full length vertical crease to rear inner flap where book has been shut bending them over not a great distraction , a very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006686)
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Edinburgh: T and A Constable Private Print, 1965. First Edition First Printing. Gold Decorated Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 10 x 7 Inches Signed by Author Hardcover Autobiography of Major Vivian Barry Rogers, privately printed.with book plate on inside front board presented to Jack Dri.... and Signed by Vivian B Rogers.152 pages in overall clean condition, some light foxing to endpapers, title page and outer edges of pages. Many B/w photographs and illustrations,all present as listed plus very informative text. NO dustwrapper, outer boards are bright and clean with clear protective wrap round which is split at top of spine but has protected the book well, a nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006643)
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London: Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1902. First Edition. Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 8 x 5 Inches Hardcover Very informative book on the Peninsular war, 656 pages in bright clean condition a few light foxing spots to first and last couple of pages, 3 B/w illustrations, 9 pullout maps, all present as listed plus very informative text. HEAVY BOOK 1.3Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. NO dustwrapper, outer boardshave a few very light marks and spine lightly faded, a nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006630)
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Abingdon Uk: Routledge, 2007. Revised Updated Edition. Illustrated Card Covers. Very Good/No Jacket. 9 x 6 Inches 0415419115 Card Covers VOLUMES 1 and 2 of the Official History of the Falklands Campaign volume 1 The origins of the Falklands war, volume 2 War and diplomacy . These are the revised and updated edition, bright clean illustrated card covers. 253 pages in volume 1 and 859 pages in volume 2. Few light marks to outer edges of pages and tiny crease to top right corner of volume 1. HEAVY BOOKS 1.9 kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. Very nice examples of these books SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006611)
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Stroud Uk: Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd, 1994. First Edition First Printing. Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 10 x 7 Inches 0750907541 Signed by Authors Hardcover Very informative book on The Berkshire Yeomanry, 118 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, not price clipped, now in clear protective non adhesive sleeve., SIGNED by all four AUTHORS on title page, Anthony Verey, Stuart Sampson, Andrew French and Simon Frost. A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006615)
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London: Robert Hale Limited, 1949. First Edition First Printing. Boards. Very Good/Good Plus. 8 x 5 Inches Hardcover Very informative book on the author's live in intelligence work in various countries in th late 1920s throught to thev 1940s. 313 pages in bright clean condition, large fold out map at rear plus very informative text. Dustwrapper is a little worn on edges with small losses and tears, light marking to rear, overall a nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006607)
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USA: Phalanx Publishing Co Ltd, 1995. First Edition First Printing. Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 9 x 6 Inches 188380907X Signed by Authors Hardcover Very informative book on the flying history of the authors in military operations and combat missions,207 pages in bright clean condition just some light brown marks to rear endpaper and outer edges of pages, INCRIBED by WALLY SCHIRA to Su....... and An..... also SIGNED by all three authors beside their names on the title page, also loosley inserted is a printed folded sheet re the signing and in it a hand written note from a nephew to his aunt and uncle saying how he got the book signed for them., Many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, a very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006597)
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London: Michael Joseph, 1983. First Edition First Printing. Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 9 x 6 Inches 0718122755 Hardcover Very informative biography on Winston Churchill from his childhood up to 1932. Contains 973 pages in very bright clean condition, very informative text. Dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, HEAVY BOOK 1.7 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006573)
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Washington: Government Printing Office, 1865. First Edition. Boards. Good Plus/No Jacket. 9 x 6 Inches Hardcover Very informative book on on the Joint Committee's report on the Civil war, first edition in two parts 524 pages the journals of Generals Hooker and Meade and 249 pages on the Battle ofpetersburg in overall clean condition just some foxing to endpapers, heavier on rear and some light water staining to last 20 pages. Front inner hige has been repaired with glossy white tape which has left a brown mark on the reverse of the page, neat former owners name on first blank page dated 1867. Outer boards are rubbed and worn on edges with small amount worn away top and bottom of spine with marks to boards especially the rear.Though not perfect still a pleasing example of a collectable book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006572)
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London: Cassell, 1959. First Edition First Printing. Boards. Good Plus/Good. 8 x 5 Inches Hardcover Excellent books on The Royal Tank Regiment and its predecessors 1914 to 1945, Volume 1 has 462 pages and volume 2 has 555 pages in bright clean condition,small light bumps to acouple of corners. Many B/w photographs, illustrations and pull out maps plus very informative text. Dustwrappers are worn on edges with tiny losses to a couple of corners, slightly faded on spines. HEAVY BOOKS 1.7 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS.Clean sound books SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006424)