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 ,, UNITED STATES AIR FORCE MUSEUM.
,
UNITED STATES AIR FORCE MUSEUM.
Air Force Museum Foundation, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, ND [circa 1987], paperback, 162pp, half tone photo ills. throughout, large landscape format (8.5 x 11 inches approx.), coloured pictorial wrappers, a catalogue of the exhibits at the US Air Force Museum at the Wright-Patterson AFB at Dayton, Ohio, from the 1909 Wright Military Flyer through all types of experimental and operational aircraft operated by the US air forces since, to the era of Lockheed YF-12A (part of the Blackbird development programme), the Fairchild A-10 and the McDonnel Douglas F-15 Eagle, the exhibits including examples from missile and rocket technology and the space programme, with half tone photographs, a description of the development and brief technical specifcations of each, a little rubbed at extrems., cnrs. slightly inclined to curl, very good,
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Book number: 41434
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 US$ 7.97 | JP 889]
Catalogue: Military History
Keywords: military history united states air force museum usaaf usaf dayton ohio
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 ADIE, KATE,, CORSETS TO CAMOUFLAGE.
ADIE, KATE,
CORSETS TO CAMOUFLAGE.
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 2003, 1st edn., x, 246pp, photo pictorial half title and title, facsimiles, coloured and hlaf tone ills. in text, coloured endpapers, large format (10 x 8 inches approx.), dark green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt at spine, coloured pictorial dustwrapper, an account of the changes experienced by women in uniform in the 20th century, from the corsets of the nurses of the early 1900s to the battle-ready camouflage of the present day, covering a wide range of roles, from nursing to land girl to fighter pilot through two world wars and beyond, by the BBC's onetime Chief News Correspondent, written to coincide with the Imperial War Museum's exhibition 'Women and War', lightly rubbed at tips, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at tips and flap fold, near fine in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 41052
GBP 10.50 [Appr.: EURO 12 US$ 13.96 | JP 1556]
Catalogue: Military History
Keywords: war ww1 ww2 wrens waaf land army nursing uniformed women uniform
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 ALLEN, CHARLES (ED. AND INTRO. BY),, A SOLDIER OF THE COMPANY - Life of an Indian Ensign 1833-43 - Captain Albert Hervey.
ALLEN, CHARLES (ED. AND INTRO. BY),
A SOLDIER OF THE COMPANY - Life of an Indian Ensign 1833-43 - Captain Albert Hervey.
Michael Joseph, London, 1988, abridged edn., xiv, 224pp, coloured and half tone ills. in text, decorated chapter heads, maps at endpapers, [ii] Glossary and Note, large format (10 x 7 inches approx.), black cloth lettered in gilt at spine, coloured wraparound pictorial dustwrapper, published in association with the National Army Museum, this is the skilfully abridged memoirs of a young man who made his way to India to join the sepoy army of the East India Company in 1833, covering the heady days before the Indian Mutiny as a young subaltern who described the minuutiae of a way iof life that seems as though it will last forver, first published in 1853 and out odf print for many years, a remarkable portrait of the last days of the East India Company, ex-public library copy with little evidence, a little cocked, lightly rubbed at textrems., edges faintly tanned, verso front free endpaper a little marked, two small stamps and Dewey number verso of title, a few faint mainly marginal finger marks, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at extrems., small discoloured area tail of spine, repaired nick at head of spine, very good reading copy in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 42295
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 US$ 10.63 | JP 1186]
Catalogue: Military History
Keywords: military history army sepoy madras east india company
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 ANSELL, COLONEL SIR MIKE (FOREWORD BY H.R.H. THE PRINCE PHILIP, DUKE OF EDINBURGH,, SOLDIER ON - An Autobiography.
ANSELL, COLONEL SIR MIKE (FOREWORD BY H.R.H. THE PRINCE PHILIP, DUKE OF EDINBURGH,
SOLDIER ON - An Autobiography.
Peter Davies, London, 1973, 1st edn., xi, 180pp, 20pp half tone photo ills., dark green cloth lettered in panel both in gilt at spine, top edge coloured, photo montage dustwrapper, signed by author on half title, autobiography of a cavalry officer of the Inniskillings he saw service in India as well as much leave engaged in Polo. Brigade Major to 5th Cavalry he returned to his regiment (now in tanks) at the outbreak of WW2 as 2IC. In March 1940 in command of Lothian and Border Yeomanry with 51st Highland Division (DSO). Wounded and blinded in a 'friendly fire' incident he was captured near St. Valery and after POW camp in Germany was repatriated in October 1943. Rebuilding his life after WW2 he became one of the leading figures in the British equestrian world, a little rubbed at extrems. and tiny bump lower tip upper board, fore-edge tanned, ink name front free endpaper, dustwrapper: a little rubbed at extrems. with sl. loss at spine ends and cnrs., small chips upper edge lower panel, internally repaired, tanned, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 33563
GBP 11.00 [Appr.: EURO 12.5 US$ 14.62 | JP 1630]
Catalogue: Military History
Keywords: autobiography army wellington sandhurst inniskillings lothian border 51st highland abbeville oisement st valery india ww2 show-jumping equestrian st. dunstan's signed
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 ARTHUR, MAX,, LOST VOICES OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE.
ARTHUR, MAX,
LOST VOICES OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE.
Hodder, London, ND (circa 2008), reprint, trade paperback, [viii], 504pp, photo pictorial upper wrapper, eyewitness accounts of life in the Royal Air Force between 1918 and the early years of the 21st century, with brief cover of its roots in the RFC and RNAS, tanned at edges, near fine,
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Book number: 42732
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Catalogue: Military History
Keywords: war ww1 ww2 raf bob gulf falklands
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 ARTHUR, MAX,, THERE SHALL BE WINGS - The RAF: 1918 to the Present.
ARTHUR, MAX,
THERE SHALL BE WINGS - The RAF: 1918 to the Present.
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1993, 1st edn., [xviii], 412pp, 8pp half tone photo ills., half tone photo pictorial endpapers,navy blue cloth lettered in gilt at spine, decorative head and tail bands, half tone photo pictorial dustwrapper, published to coincide with the 75th anniversary of the Royal Air Force, a narrative history based on interviews with over 150 past and present serving members of RAF, from an RFC pilot of an SE5 who served on the Western Front to an RAF pilot flying food and medical supplied in to Sarajevo by Hercules, with many experiences of WW2 related including the AASF in France, the Battle of Britain, the Middle East and the Mediterranean, the fighter and bomber offensive and Coastal Command, the Far Esat and post-WW2 in Palestine, malaya, Korea, Aden, the Falklands and the Gulf War, small owenership label on half title, dustwrapper: luightly rubbed at tips with tiny repaired nick upper edge lower flap fold, near fine in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 41151
GBP 10.50 [Appr.: EURO 12 US$ 13.96 | JP 1556]
Catalogue: Military History
Keywords: war ww1 ww2 france bob bomber coastal command aden malaya korea falklands gulf sarajevo
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 ATTLEE, LORD (FOREWORD BY),, CHURCHILL DIGEST (originally published in the Reader's Digest magazine as "Churchill Cavalcade").
ATTLEE, LORD (FOREWORD BY),
CHURCHILL DIGEST (originally published in the Reader's Digest magazine as "Churchill Cavalcade").
Reader's Digest, London, ND (copyright 1965), paperback, 64pp, half tone photo ills. in text, half tone photo pictorial montage wrappers, a Reader's Digest publication assembled from the writings of numerous authors separately publsihed here for the first time, a mini-biography of the highlights of the life of Sir Winston Churchill, with half tone photo illustrations, a little rubbed at extrems., very good,
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Book number: 41110
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5.25 US$ 5.98 | JP 667]
Catalogue: Military History
Keywords: biography war ww1 ww2 politics churchill
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 BAMFIELD, VERONICA,, ON THE STRENGTH - The Story of the British Army Wife.
BAMFIELD, VERONICA,
ON THE STRENGTH - The Story of the British Army Wife.
Charles Knight, London, ND (copyright 1974), 223pp, 16 in text half tone photo ills., brown cloth lettered in gilt at spine, photo pictorial dustwrapper, an account of British 'army wives' through history, their snobberies and superstitions, traditions and taboos told through anecdote and personal reminiscence with extracts from letters, diaries and memoirs, many previously unpublished, edges tanned, dustwrapper: price clipped, lightly rubbed at tips, spine sunned, very good plus in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 36315
GBP 15.50 [Appr.: EURO 17.5 US$ 20.6 | JP 2297]
Catalogue: Military History
Keywords: british army wife history military
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 BARNES, MAJOR R. MONEY,, MILITARY UNIFORMS OF BRITAIN AND THE EMPIRE - 1742 to the Present Time.
BARNES, MAJOR R. MONEY,
MILITARY UNIFORMS OF BRITAIN AND THE EMPIRE - 1742 to the Present Time.
Seeley Service, London, 1960, 1st edn., 347pp, coloured frontis, 15 coloured plates, numerous in text line drawings, [ii] ads., red cloth with black title panel lettered and edged in gilt at spine, top edge coloured, pictorial dustwrapper, in the Imperial Services Library series - Volume lV, a standard reference to the British and Empire Regiments with a broad history of the changes in formations, uniforms and equipment of each,lightly rubbed at tips, sl. bump head of spine, light foxing to edges and endpapers, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at extrems., spine a little browned, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 35527
GBP 31.00 [Appr.: EURO 35 US$ 41.2 | JP 4594]
Catalogue: Military History
Keywords: military army uniform britain empire australia canada america india new zealand africa colonial
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 BARTHORP, MICHAEL,, THE ZULU WAR - A Pictorial History.
BARTHORP, MICHAEL,
THE ZULU WAR - A Pictorial History.
Blandford Press, Poole, 1984, paperback, x, 181pp, half tone ills., maps, line drawings and diagrams in text, large format (9.5 x 7 inches approx.), coloured pictorial wrappers, the background causes and the course of the war, from its disastrous beginning to ther final overthrow of the most feared tribe in Africa, with numerous contemporary illustrations, lightly rubbed at extrems., very good,
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Book number: 40298
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Catalogue: Military History
Keywords: military history war britain zulu africa rorke's drift boers isandhlana ulundi
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 BASTIN, JEREMY,, THE NORFOLK YEOMANRY IN PEACE AND WAR 1782-1961.
BASTIN, JEREMY,
THE NORFOLK YEOMANRY IN PEACE AND WAR 1782-1961.
Iceni Press, Fakenham, 1986, 1st edn., xviii, 309pp, coloured frontis plate, 5 folding and nine in text maps, numerous in text half tone photo ills., dichromatic dark/light blue cloth lettered in gilt at spine, pictorial dustwrapper, a history of the Norfolk Yeomanry from its raising as the Norfolk Rangers in 1782 until disbandment as 284th (Norfolk Yeomanry) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery in 1961 (on amalgamation with the Suffolk Yeomanry), concentrating on its role in WW1 as 12th Battalion Norfolk Regiment, Gallipoli, the Middle East and France, and in WW2 as 65th Anti-Tank Regiment, RA, with the BEF until Dunkirk, in North Africa and Italy, home to Norfolk before Normandy and the fight across northern Europe to Germany, slightly cocked, lightly rubbed at tips, ink name/date front free endpaper, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at tips, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 38677
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Catalogue: Military History
Keywords: army military history norfolk yeomanry war ww1 ww2 gallipoli bef dunkirk north africa alamein italy normandy
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 BAYNES, JOHN WITH LAFFIN, JOHN,, SOLDIERS OF SCOTLAND.
BAYNES, JOHN WITH LAFFIN, JOHN,
SOLDIERS OF SCOTLAND.
Brassey's, London, 1988, 1st edn., xviii, 222pp, double sided coloured pictorial frontis, half tone photo pictorial vignete on title, 32pp half tone ills., in text map, maroon cloth lettered in gilt at spine, decorative head bands, coloured pictorial dustwrapper, the Highland and Lowland Scot as a soldier, with accounts of major military events, dynastic feuds and numerous aspects of military life, with fine half tone photo illustrations, lightly rubbed at tips, dustwrapper: tiny repaired nick in upper edge, very good plus in a very good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 40299
GBP 8.50 [Appr.: EURO 9.75 US$ 11.3 | JP 1260]
Catalogue: Military History
Keywords: military history soldiers scotland army
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 DE LA BILLIÈRE, GENERAL SIR PETER,, SUPREME COURAGE - Heroic Stories From 150 Years Of The Victoria Cross.
DE LA BILLIÈRE, GENERAL SIR PETER,
SUPREME COURAGE - Heroic Stories From 150 Years Of The Victoria Cross.
Little Brown, London, 2004, 1st edn., [viii], 387pp, 2pp coloured and 14pp half tone photo ills., coloured endpapers, maroon cloth lettered in gilt at spine, decorative head and tail bands, pictorial dustwrapper, an account of some of the winners of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the British armed forces, of the action that led to the award as well as the cost sometimes paid afterwards by those unable to handle the renown, slightly cocked, faintly bumped at extrems., edges tanned, small rectangular stain front pastedown, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at extrems., very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 38471
GBP 9.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.25 US$ 11.96 | JP 1334]
Catalogue: Military History
Keywords: military history victoria cross valour war crimea ww1 ww2
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 DE LA BILLIÈRE, GENERAL SIR PETER,, SUPREME COURAGE - Heroic Stories From 150 Years Of The Victoria Cross.
DE LA BILLIÈRE, GENERAL SIR PETER,
SUPREME COURAGE - Heroic Stories From 150 Years Of The Victoria Cross.
Little Brown, London, 2004, reprint, [viii], 387pp, 2pp coloured and 14pp half tone photo ills., coloured endpapers, maroon cloth lettered in gilt at spine, decorative head and tail bands, pictorial dustwrapper, an account of some of the winners of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the British armed forces, of the action that led to the award as well as the cost sometimes paid afterwards by those unable to handle the renown, lightly bumped at upper tip upper board, dustwrapper: faint creasing upper edge, very good plus in a very good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 40311
GBP 9.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.25 US$ 11.96 | JP 1334]
Catalogue: Military History
Keywords: military history victoria cross valour war crimea ww1 ww2
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 BLACK, JEREMY (ED.),, THE SEVENTY GREAT BATTLES OF ALL TIME.
BLACK, JEREMY (ED.),
THE SEVENTY GREAT BATTLES OF ALL TIME.
Thames and Hudson, London, 2005, 1st edn., 304pp, half tone photo pictorial half title, coloured pictorial double title, maps, coloured and half tone ills. in text, coloured endpapers, large format (10 x 8 inches approx.), dark blue cloth lettered in gilt at spine publisher's device blind stamped upper board, decorative head and tailbands, coloured pictorial dustwrapper, a pictorial account of seventy great battles from marathon in 490BC to the Iraq War in 2003, a large and heavy copiously illustrated volume, lighly rubbed at tips, dustwrapper: unpriced, lightly rubbed at tips, near fine in a near fine dustwrapper,
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Book number: 41120
GBP 13.50 [Appr.: EURO 15.25 US$ 17.94 | JP 2001]
Catalogue: Military History
Keywords: military history
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 BLAKE, R. L. V. FFRENCH,, THE CRIMEAN WAR.
BLAKE, R. L. V. FFRENCH,
THE CRIMEAN WAR.
Sphere, London, 1973, 1st in imprint, paperback, x, 182pp, 16pp half tone ills., maps/diagrams and line drawings in text, large format (7.5 x 5 inches approx.), coloured pictorial upper wrapper, a single concise volume providing a straight forward and objective account of the war, covering the peripheral theatres as well as the Crimean itself, giving all the fundamental facts, lightly rubbed at tips, pages tanned, very good plus,
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Book number: 40360
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 8 US$ 9.3 | JP 1037]
Catalogue: Military History
Keywords: war crimea army alma balaclava inkerman sevastopol chernaya russia france turkey varna black sea danube baltic kars caucasus
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 BOTKIN, B. A. (EDITED AND INTRO. BY),, A CIVIL WAR TREASURY of Tales, Legends and Folklore.
BOTKIN, B. A. (EDITED AND INTRO. BY),
A CIVIL WAR TREASURY of Tales, Legends and Folklore.
Promontory Press, New York, 1981, xx, 625pp, in line chapter heads by Warren Chappell, [i] Author Note, ochre cloth lettered in black at spine, coloured pictorial dustwrapper, over 330 stories from the American Civil War, arranged chronologically and by subject to form a story history of the war of both fact and fantasy, from a wide variety of contemporary sources including letters, diaries, newspapers, regimental histories, etc., a little shaken, rubbed at extrems., edges tanned and grubby, one leaf detached (but present), dustwrapper: rubbed with slight loss at extrems., grubby, a reading copy in a good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 40429
GBP 13.50 [Appr.: EURO 15.25 US$ 17.94 | JP 2001]
Catalogue: Military History
Keywords: military history america civil war
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 BOWYER, MICHAEL J. F.,, ACTION STATIONS REVISITED - The complete history of Britain's military airfields: No. 1 Eastern England.
BOWYER, MICHAEL J. F.,
ACTION STATIONS REVISITED - The complete history of Britain's military airfields: No. 1 Eastern England.
Crcy, Manchester, 2000, 1st edn., 399pp, half tone photo ills., maps and diagrams in text, black cloth lettered in gilt at spine, photo pictorial montage dustwrapper, an update to the author's original publication 'Action Stations 1 - East Anglia' of 1979 which was a comprehensive account of the numerous airfields of East Anglia, covering pre-WW2 development and wartime expansion, with an alphabetical gazetteer of over 100 airfields used by RAF and USAAF covering their location, dates operational, squadrons and aircraft types using the airfield with brief details of operations, now updates with an extra 20 airfields and including Cold war actiivities, fine in a fine dustwrapper,
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Book number: 41468
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Keywords: military history airfields eastern england suffolk essex cambridgeshire norfolk lincolnshire
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 BRADFORD, ERNLE,, DRAKE.
BRADFORD, ERNLE,
DRAKE.
Readers Union, London, 1967, club edn., 251pp, 4pp half tone ills., 6 maps in text, turquoise cloth lettered and lined in dark green at spine, wraparound pictorial dustwrapper, a biography of Sir Francis Drake, lightly bumped at tips, edges tanned, dustwrapper: clipped, a little rubbed at extrems., two short closed edge tears, very good in a good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 30782
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5.25 US$ 5.98 | JP 667]
Catalogue: Military History
Keywords: biography maritime explorer elizabethan armada british history
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 BROAD, LEWIS,, WINSTON CHURCHILL.
BROAD, LEWIS,
WINSTON CHURCHILL.
Hutchinson, London, ND, xvi, 364pp, half tone frontis portrait, 24pp ads., dark blue cloth lettered in white at spine, a biography of Winston S. Churchill set out chroniologically, from his youth to the date of publication in the middles of WW2, by a biographer who admits to having set out to record what he perceived to be the life of an astute politician guilty of many errors, a volatile demagogue whom he hoped to show for what he was, only for the facts to triumph over prejudice when on investigation he found that the facts had compelled him to become an admirer of this patriotic statesman, a man of numerous interests and boundless energy, an eloquent speaker and erudite historian and biographer; incorporating some passages from his earlier work: 'Winston Churchill: Man of War', cocked, rubbed and bumped at extrems., edges tanned, ink name front free endpaper, light foxing to prelims., no dustwrapper, good reading copy,
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Book number: 41152
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5.25 US$ 5.98 | JP 667]
Catalogue: Military History
Keywords: biography war ww1 ww2 politics churchill
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 BROOKESMITH, PETER,, SNIPER.
BROOKESMITH, PETER,
SNIPER.
Spellmount, Staplehurst, 2000, 1st edn., 192pp, half tone photo pictorial half title, line drawings, coloured and half tone ills. in text, coloured endpapers, large format (10 x 7.5 inches approx.), laminated coloured photo pictorial boards with matching dustwrapper, decorative head and tail bands, the role of the sniper, covering the history from the Battle of Hastings to the present, the psychology of sniping, sniper deployment and training, the world of the Police sniper, and a selection of the greatest recorded sniper shots and the weapons they used, lightly rubbed at tips, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at tips, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 41115
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.25 US$ 13.29 | JP 1482]
Catalogue: Military History
Keywords: military history army police war ww1 ww2 vietnam falklands malvinas gulf bosnia terrorism
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 BRUCE, GEORGE (REVISED BY),, HARBOTTLE'S DICTIONARY OF BATTLES.
BRUCE, GEORGE (REVISED BY),
HARBOTTLE'S DICTIONARY OF BATTLES.
Granada, London, 1979, 2nd revised edn., 303pp, coloured endpapers, dark green rexine-type cloth lettered in gilt at spine, coloured pictorial dustwrapper, originally compiled in 1904 this edition was completely revised in 1971 and has since been brought up to include the twentieth century conflicts as far as the end of the US-Vietnam war, Cambodia, the Arab-Israeli war and the Sino-Vietnamese war, containing the key facts of all the major battles, edges tanned, dustwrapper: a little rubbed at extrems., slight sunning to spine, very good plus in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 41167
GBP 11.00 [Appr.: EURO 12.5 US$ 14.62 | JP 1630]
Catalogue: Military History
Keywords: reference harbottle dictionary battles
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 BRUCE, EVANGELINE,, NAPOLEON AND JOSEPHINE - An Improbable Marriage.
BRUCE, EVANGELINE,
NAPOLEON AND JOSEPHINE - An Improbable Marriage.
Phoenix Giant / Orian, London, 1996, 1st in imprint, trade paperback, 555pp, 32pp half tone and line ills., double page map and faimly tree in text, pictorial wrappers, biography of the life of Napoleon's 'Josephine', (Marie-Joseph-Rose de La Pagiere), and of Napoleon in his relationship with her, lightly bumped at spine ends with sl. creasing to lower wrapper, slight soiling to fore-edge, very good plus,
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Book number: 32140
GBP 5.50 [Appr.: EURO 6.25 US$ 7.31 | JP 815]
Catalogue: Military History
Keywords: biography napoleon france revolution josephine european history
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 BRYANT, ARTHUR,, JACKETS OF GREEN - A Study of the History, Philosophy and Character of the Rifle Brigade.
BRYANT, ARTHUR,
JACKETS OF GREEN - A Study of the History, Philosophy and Character of the Rifle Brigade.
History Book Club, London, ND, club edn., 478pp, 20pp coloured and half tone photo ills., line drawings in text, half tone pictorial endpapers, dark green cloth with black title panel bordered and lettered in gilt at spine, regimental badge in silver upper board, wraparound pictorial dustwrapper, an account of the Rifle Brigade, formed in 1800 as an experimental corps of marksmen dessed in bottle green and armed with the new Baker rifle, they provided a skirmishing and reconnaisance force often acting independently in small groups, becoming the 95th Regiment of Foot serving in South America, the Baltic and the Peninsular until after Waterloo when, in recognition of their expertise, they became a Brigade, serving all over the world in the Crimea, India, South Africa and in two World Wars, edges tanned, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at tips, near fine in a near fine dustwrapper,
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Book number: 41169
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Keywords: military history rifle brigade 95th regiment green jackets greenjackets army south america baltic peninsular waterloo wellington crimea india south africa ww1 ww2
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 BUTLER, EWAN,, MASON-MAC - The Life of Lieutenant-General Sir Noel Mason-Macfarlane.
BUTLER, EWAN,
MASON-MAC - The Life of Lieutenant-General Sir Noel Mason-Macfarlane.
Macmillan, London, 1972, 1st edn., [xii], 230pp, half tone frontis portrait, 2 in text maps, cream cloth lettered in gilt at spine, coloured lettered dustwrapper, biography of a soldier, winner of the Military Cross and two bars on the Western Front, service between the wars in India, attending the Staff College at Quetta and served at Simla, in 1930 appointed Military Attache in Vienna, Budapest and Berne as Lt-Colonel and in January 1938 to the British Embassy in Berlin with the appeasing British Ambassador, Brigadier at Aldershot on the declaration of war and Major-General Director of Intelligence, BEF, briefly in the field again in France, a special mission to Moscow, appointment as Governor and Commander-in-Chief Gibraltar 1942-44, and later involvement with the surrender terms of Italy, lightly rubbed at extrems., edges tanned, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at extrems., closed nick upper edge lower panel, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 39309
GBP 15.50 [Appr.: EURO 17.5 US$ 20.6 | JP 2297]
Catalogue: Military History
Keywords: biography army war ww1 india raj ww2 labour politician paddington politics
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