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Military: 79 books

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21. General Sir William Platt - foreword by : THE INFANTRY OF THE EAST AFRICA COMMAND 1890 - 1944
The East Africa Command 1944
Hardback ( 10" x 7 1/2" ). 40 pages. Originally published in soft card covers this copy has been recased in hard back, blue cloth covered boards, plus new endpapers. The original cover has been laid onto tthe front cover and the original rear cover has been tipped into the back of the book. No inscription or name. Very clean and tight. Numerous black and white photographs. There is a double-page chart in the centre showing the progression of The King's African Rifles and a map at rear. A VERY GOOD copy of an extremely scarce book.
Ref: 6778 Price: 85.00


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22. Gibson, T.A.Edwin and Ward, G.Kingsley : COURAGE REMEMBERED - The story behind the construction and maintenance of the Commonwealth's Military Cemetries and Memorials of the Wars 1914-1918 and 1939 - 1945
London, HMSO Publications 1989 1st edition
Hardback ( 6" x 10" ). Wine cloth covers with titles in gilt on spine.Small address label on inside cover.(slight smell of cigars) Exceptionally clean and tight. There are two maps on front and rear endpapers and colour and black and white photographs. Pictorial dustwrapper with very slight rubbing to top of spine and corners. VG+ / VG
Ref: 5383 Price: 13.50

23. Glider Pilot - Diary of : Arnhem Lift
London, Pilot Press 1945 5th imp.
Beige cloth cover. Foxing on front and back endpapers. No inscr. Small book 8"x5". VG
Ref: 619 Price: 10.00

24. Glover, Michael : An Improvised War - The Ethiopian War 1940-1941
London, Leo Cooper 1987 1st
Black cloth covers with gilt titles on spine. Very clean and tight. No inscription. 19 illustrations and 9 maps. Yellow pictorial d/w. VG / VG
Ref: 2158 Price: 25.00

25. Grant, U.S. : The Personal Memoirs Of U.S.Grant Two Volumes In One
New York, Konecky & Konecky c1992
Hardback. Terracotta covers with gilt titles on spine. Exceptionally clean and tight. No inscription. Numerous b/w maps. 666 pages. Attractive pictorial d/w. Not price-clipped. VG+ / VG+
Ref: 3661 Price: 15.00


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26. Hamilton-Williams, David : Waterloo New Perspectives The Great Battle Reappraised
London, Brockhampton Press 1999 1st edition
Heavy hardback. Attractive pictorial cover with colour map of the Battle Of Waterloo on rear cover. No inscription. Exceptionally clean and tight. As new. Numerous b/w illustrations including photographs, maps and diagrams. Front and rear endpapers show general map of the Campaign of 1815. Identical pictorial d/w, very clean and not price - clipped. A VG+ copy in a VG+ d/w
Ref: 3596 Price: 13.50

27. Howarth David : Trafalgar The Nelson Touch.
London, Collins, 1969.
Hard back complete with d/w, black cloth boards, numerous illustrations, decorated end papers, VG/VG.
Ref: 1885 Price: 12.50


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28. Jackson, William : THE POMP OF YESTERDAY - The Defence of India & the Suez Canal 1798 - 1918
London, Brassey's 1995 1st UK edition
Hardback ( 6" x 9 1/2" ). Dark red cloth covers with titles in gilt on spine. No inscription or name. Exceptionally clean and tight - AS NEW! There are 38 maps. Attractive pictorial dustwrapper. A Fine copy in a Fine D/W.
Ref: 5388 Price: 17.00

29. James, Lawrence : 1854-56 Crimea The War with Russia from Contemporary Photographs
New York, Van Nostrand Reinhold 1981 1st edition
Large hardback ( 9" x 11" ). Black cloth covers with titles in gilt on spine. No inscription or name. Exceptionally clean and tight. B/w photographs on every other page, many full-page. Superb b/w maps on endpapers of "Environs of Sebastopol". Attractive black pictorial d/w, clean with two small creases on front cover. VG+ / VG+
Ref: 4214 Price: 25.00


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30. Keown-Boyd, Henry : A GOOD DUSTING - A Centenary Review of the Sudan Campaigns 1883 - 1899
London, Leo Cooper 1986 1st edition
Hardback ( 7 1/2" x 10" ). Light orange/tan cloth covers with titles in gilt on spine. 301 pages.Attractive cream bookplate (sailing ship) on inside front cover. Very clean and tight. Numerous colour and black and white photographs and 23 maps. Pictorial dustwrapper, a little rubbed and creased on edges. Not price-clipped. VG+ / G+
Ref: 5390 Price: 15.00


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31. Keppel, Sonia : THREE BROTHERS AT HAVANA 1762
London, Michael Russel 1981 1st edition
Hardback ( 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" ). Dark green cloth covers with titles in gilt on spine.120 pages. One small name on endpaper. Exceptionally clean and tight. Maps on front and rear endpapers.Seven black and white illustrations including a double-page map ( The Capture of Havana 13th August, 1762 by the British Forces ). Pictorial price-clipped dustwrapper. VG+ / VG+
Ref: 5389 Price: 13.00


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32. Kipling, Rudyard : THE IRISH GUARDS IN THE GREAT WAR - THE FIRST BATTALION
Kent, Spellmount 1997 2nd edition
Hardback ( 6 1/2" x 10" ). Red cloth covers with titles in gilt on spine. No inscription or name. Exceptionally clean and tight. (AS NEW)! 320 pages."As far as possible the style of typesetting and punctuation of the original 1923 edition have been maintained". Decorated maps on the endpapers. Numerous black and white full-page and double-page photographs and several maps. Pictorial dustwrapper. FINE / FINE
Ref: 5362 Price: 20.00


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33. Linecar, Howard W.A. : The Commemorative Medal Its Appreciation And Collection
London, David & Charles 1974 1st edition
Hardback. Red cloth covers with titles in gilt on spine. Exceptionally clean and tight. No inscription or name. Approx. 86 b/w Illustrations of medals and coins. Attractive red and grey pictorial d/w, very clean and not price-clipped. VG+ / VG+
Ref: 4213 Price: 15.00


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34. Long, A.L. : Memoirs of Robert E.Lee His Military and Personal History
USA, The Blue And Grey Press no date 1983?
Very heavy hardback. Light grey covers with gilt titles on black spine. No inscription. Exceptionally clean and tight. Numerous attractive b/w illustrations and maps. Grey pictorial d/w. VG+ / VG+
Ref: 3599 Price: 15.00


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35. Macksey, Major Kenneth : The Tanks The History of the Royal Tank Regiment, 1945-1975 Vol.3
London, Arms And Armour Press 1979 1st edition
Hardback. Black cloth covers with titles and lovely decoration in gilt on spine. No inscription or name. Exeptionally clean and tight. With 36 b/w illustrations and 8 maps. Attractive green pictorial d/w, clean with tiny crease at top of front cover. Not price-clipped. VG+ / VG
Ref: 4215 Price: 15.00

36. Masefield, John : The Nine Days Wonder ( The Operation Dynamo )
London, William Heinemann 1st edition 1941
Hardback ( 5" x 71/2" ). Blue cloth covers with impressed edges and titles in self colour and titles in gilt on spine. No inscription or name. Very clean and tight. 11 b/w illustrations. "This gives a summary of the lifting of the First French Army and the B.E.F. from the beaches of Dunquerque". White and blue d/w, grubby around the edges and small repair at top corner. Not price-clipped ( 3/6d ). A Very Good copy in a Good d/w.
Ref: 4127 Price: 10.50

37. Masters, John : Fourteen Eighteen
London, Michael Joseph 1965 1st
Brown cloth cover, clean and tight. No inscr. Quite worn, chipped and repaired d/w. VG / G+
Ref: 625 Price: 10.50


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38. Maxon, Robert M. : STRUGGLE FOR KENYA - The Loss and Reassertion of Imperial Initiative, 1912 - 1923
London, Associated University Presses 1993
Hardback ( 6 1/2" x 9 1/2" ). Black cloth covers with titles in gilt on spine. One tiny name on inside of front cover. Exceptionally clean and tight. Two Maps and seven Tables. Blue and white pictorial (Map) dustwrapper, top corners very slightly rubbed. Fine / VG
Ref: 5367 Price: 25.00

39. McCourt, Edward : Remember Butler - The Story of Sir William Butler
London, Routledge and Kegan Paul 1967 1st
Orange cloth cover, very clean and tight. Top corner cut from ffep. No insc.Some rubbing round edges of d/w. VG / G++
Ref: 613 Price: 17.50

40. McEwan John : Out of The Depths Of Hell
Barnsley, Leo Cooper, 1999.
black cloth boards, dw, VG+/VG+.
Ref: 1670 Price: 10.00

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