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Image for C. Julius Caesar's Commentaries of his Wars in Gaul, And Civil War with Pompey. To which is added, A Supplement to his Commentary of his Wars in Gaul; As also, Commentaries of the Alexandrian, African, and Spanish Wars. By Aulus Hirtus, of Oppius, etc., with the Author's Life. Adorned with sculptures from the Designs of the famous PALLADIO. The Seventh Edition. With Notes &c, &c...

C. Julius Caesar's Commentaries of his Wars in Gaul, And Civil War with Pompey. To which is added, A Supplement to his Commentary of his Wars in Gaul; As also, Commentaries of the Alexandrian, African, and Spanish Wars. By Aulus Hirtus, of Oppius, etc., with the Author's Life. Adorned with sculptures from the Designs of the famous PALLADIO. The Seventh Edition. With Notes &c, &c...

By: (CAESAR) BLADEN, COL. MARTIN:

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, J. Knapton, S. Birt, T. Longman &c, &c... 1750:

Seller ID: 82214


Hardback, 8.5 x 5 inches. In light brown full calf leather binding, raised banding to spine. Plain endpapers, speckled page edging. In very good condition. Corners slightly bumped, edges rubbed, small split to bottom front spine edge, and chip to bottom end of spine. Some rubbing and marks to boards. Endpapers darkened around edges. A couple of minor handling marks to pages else a very clean and tight copy. Illustrated with 11 copper-engraved plates (mostly fold out) including frontis, and 3 double-page engraved maps (France, Spain, Roman Empire). View more info

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

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 enthusiasts in the field of military history and culture examine 40 military figures, events and wartime objects that shaped and ... View more info

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

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 held a commissioned rank for fifty years. Brigadier ‘Black Jack’ Galleghan was even commended by the enemy, the Jap... View more info

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

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

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: £90.00

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

Seller ID: 80943


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 minor rubbing to cloth on corners. Mild foxing spots to endpapers and outer page edges. Bookplates “Dorset Collection” to front endpapers. Else inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. 355 pp + 284 pp. Illustrated with 59 b&w maps and plans (folding maps at rear of vols). View more info

Image for Britain and the Arabs. A Study of Fifty Years 1908 to 1958.

Britain and the Arabs. A Study of Fifty Years 1908 to 1958.

By: BAGOT GLUBB, Lieutenant-General Sir John:

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton, 1959 1st:

Seller ID: 81768


Hardback, approx 9.5 x 6 inches. Dark blue cloth with gilt to spine and front. In orange dustwrapper lettered in black. Maps to endpapers. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (DW rubbed at corners and ends of spine, has been laminate covered and stuck to inside edges of front boards. Not price clipped.) Cloth clean. Neat inscription “Foot,” to front endpaper. Some foxing spots to outer page egdes and some mild foxing to contents and last index pages. Else a clean and tight copy. 496pp. Illustrated with 34 B&W maps (including on endpapers.) View more info

Image for Cavaliers The Royalist Army at War 1642-1646

Cavaliers The Royalist Army at War 1642-1646

By: BARRATT, John:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Stroud, Sutton Publishing, 2000 1st:

Seller ID: 80238


Hardback, 9.5 x 6.5 inches. Red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In illustrated glossy dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition. With near fine dustwrap. Some minor rubbing to DW. Else a very clean and tight copy. 244pp. With maps and B&W illustrations. 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

Image for 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.

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 Britain and the Empire. Funds were raised for the Incorporated Soldier’s and Sailors’ Help Society. It consisted of a ... View more info

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Tales of the R.I.C.

By: BLACKWOOD: Anon:

Price: £70.00

Publisher: Edinburgh and London, William Blackwood & Sons, 1921:

Seller ID: 82247


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. Light green cloth with dark brown lettering to spine and dark green to front. In very good condition, some minor rubbing to corners and edges, small nick/chip to bottom front corner. Some slight darkening to endpapers with 2 tiny spots to top of title page, else inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. 314pp. Contents include: The Informer / On The Run / The Landing of Arms / The Red Cross / The R.M. / &c... View more info

Image for The Vietnam War The Illustrated History of the Conflict in Southeast Asia.

The Vietnam War The Illustrated History of the Conflict in Southeast Asia.

By: BONDS, Ray;

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London Salamander Books 1981 1st edition:

Seller ID: 77176


Large hardback 12.5 x 9 inches. Orange cloth with gilt lettering to spine in illustrated glossy dustwrapper. In very good condtition, with very good dustwrapper. (Dw some minor rubbing and a couple of sml tears to edges.) 248pp. B&W & colour illustrations. View more info

Image for Cheshire V.C. A Study of War and Peace.

Cheshire V.C. A Study of War and Peace.

By: BRADDON, Russell;

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Evans Brothers Limited. 1954 1st edition:

Seller ID: 74932


Approx 6 x 9 inches in dark blue cloth with gilt to spine, in original dustwrapper ( loose in protective sleeve). In very good condition. Very slight rubbing to cloth and very tips of spine faded where exposed over dw. Neat inscription to front endpaper else a very clean and tight copy. 217pp. With b&w photo illustrations. View more info

Image for The Petticoat Commando Or, Boer Women in Secret Service. With Ten Illustrations.

The Petticoat Commando Or, Boer Women in Secret Service. With Ten Illustrations.

By: BRANDT, Johanna:

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Mills & Boon Limited, 1913 1st edition:

Seller ID: 79356


Hardback, 8 x 5 inches. Light brown cloth with black lettering to spine and green pictorial design to front. In very good condition. Spine darkened, rubbed at ends with a couple of small nicks to corners. Endpapers darkened with bookplate and inscription to front “L.S. Rondlebosch, 1921.” Inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. 376pp. + 32pp cat. With 10 b&w photo illustrations. View more info

Image for The Story of The Northern Rhodesia Regiment

The Story of The Northern Rhodesia Regiment

By: BRELSFORD, W.V.:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Kent, Galago Publishing Ltd., 1990 repr:

Seller ID: 80231


Hardback, approx 10 x 8 inches. Blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with very good dustwrap. (DW spine faded, Not clipped.) Cloth clean, inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. 134pp. Illustrated with B&W photographs and maps. View more info

Image for The Royal Miracle. A Collection of Rare Tracts, Broadsides, Letters, Prints & Ballads concerning the wanderings of Charless II after the Battle of Worcester (Sept 3 - Oct 15, 1651). With a Preface, Historical Introduction, Appendix, Bibliography and Illustrations.

The Royal Miracle. A Collection of Rare Tracts, Broadsides, Letters, Prints & Ballads concerning the wanderings of Charless II after the Battle of Worcester (Sept 3 - Oct 15, 1651). With a Preface, Historical Introduction, Appendix, Bibliography and Illustrations.

By: BROADLEY, A. M.:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Stanley Paull & Co., 1912:

Seller ID: 78986


Large hardback, 10 x 7.5 ins. Beveled boards, red cloth with gilt lettering to spine and gilt portrait vignette to front. Top edges gilt. In very good condition. Some rubbing to edges and corners. Slight fading to spine with sml label mark nr bottom. Endpapers slightly darkened. Some small foxing spots to pages else a clean and tight copy. 332pp. 33 b&w plates including frontispiece. View more info

Image for Quæ exstant Omnia. Commentaries on the Gallic War Quæ exstant Omnia. Ex recensione Joannis Davisii, Coll. Regin. Cantab. Socii, Cum Ejusdem Animadversionibus ac notis  Pet. Ciacconii, Fr. Hotomanni, Joan. Brantii, Dionys. Vossii. Et aliorum. Accessere metaphrasis græca liborum VII. De bello gallico, nec non indices necessarii.

Quæ exstant Omnia. Commentaries on the Gallic War Quæ exstant Omnia. Ex recensione Joannis Davisii, Coll. Regin. Cantab. Socii, Cum Ejusdem Animadversionibus ac notis Pet. Ciacconii, Fr. Hotomanni, Joan. Brantii, Dionys. Vossii. Et aliorum. Accessere metaphrasis græca liborum VII. De bello gallico, nec non indices necessarii.

By: CAESARIS, C. JULII: DAVISII, Joannis:

Price: £200.00

Publisher: Cantabrigiæ, (Cantabury, London,) Joannis Oweni, (John Owen) 1706 1st:

Seller ID: 79821


Hardback, 8.5 x 6 inches. In full calf leather binding, embossed paneled boards, raised banding to spine, with gilt lettering to brown leather label. Speckled edges. Plain endpapers. In very good condition. Corners slightly bumped, some minor rubbing to edges and spine. Professional repair to chipped top end of spine with new piece of leather inserted. Some darkening and marks to boards. Small inscription to corner of title page “NN 23.” Inside pages and plates all exceptionally bright, clean and free of foxing. A very clean and tight copy. 751pp + 96pp + index & addenda. Illus... View more info

Image for Historical Record of The Thirty-Ninth, or the Dorsetshire Regiment of Foot: Containing an account of the formation of the regiment in 1702, and of its subsequent services to 1853.

Historical Record of The Thirty-Ninth, or the Dorsetshire Regiment of Foot: Containing an account of the formation of the regiment in 1702, and of its subsequent services to 1853.

By: CANNON, RICHARD:

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode, HMSO 1853:

Seller ID: 76036


Approx 9 x 6 ins. Hardback in salmon pink cloth covers with blind embossed decoration and gilt lettering to front and spine. In very good condition. Spine faded, corners bumped. A couple of small nicks to edges of spine. Darkening to rear. Endpapers with some slight darkening. Inside pages very clean and tight throughout, most pages still remain uncut. Else an excellent copy. Decorative title page. 2 coloured plates. (Colours and Costume of Regiment). 128pp. View more info

Image for Behind Canadian Barbed Wire Alien, Refugee and Prisoner of War Camps in Canada 1914-1946. SIGNED COPY.

Behind Canadian Barbed Wire Alien, Refugee and Prisoner of War Camps in Canada 1914-1946. SIGNED COPY.

By: CARTER, David J.:

Price: £100.00

Publisher: Canada, Tumbleweed Press Ltd., 1980 1st:

Seller ID: 81333


Hardback, 9 x 6 inches. Grey cloth with silver lettering to spine and design to front. In very good near fine condition. Authors signed dedication to front endpaper “Beryl and Charles, I hope you find this book of interest, it spans the UK, North Africa, Europe, and Canada. The photos and words reflect a little known chapter in Canadian History. All the best! David.” And signed again on dedication page. Else a very clean and tight copy. 334pp. Illustrated with B&W photo plates. View more info

Image for Vain Glory. A miscellany of the Great War, 1914-1918, written by those who fought in it on each side and on all fronts. Edited with an introduction by Guy Chapman O.B.E., M.C.

Vain Glory. A miscellany of the Great War, 1914-1918, written by those who fought in it on each side and on all fronts. Edited with an introduction by Guy Chapman O.B.E., M.C.

By: CHAPMAN, GUY:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London. Cassell. 1937 2nd edition.:

Seller ID: 69455


Size 6.25 x 9.5 inches. In maroon cloth covers with black lettering to spine. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded. Small marks to boards. Mild foxing to edges. Else a clean and tight copy. 762pp. Collection of personal recollections of the Great War from people who fought on all fronts. View more info