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Image for On the Word of Command: A Pictorial History of the Regimental Sergeant Major

On the Word of Command: A Pictorial History of the Regimental Sergeant Major

By: Alford, Richard / Foreword By Sir Geoffrey Howlett KBE MC

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Kent, Spellmount Publishers Ltd: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022377

ISBN: 0946771650

Condition: Very Good


208pp, index, military awards, illustrations throughout including 8pp in colour. Red boards, light ageing to contents, a VG copy in a near VG (edge rubs with small surface loss mainly to spine head) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Yeomanry Wars: The History of the Yeomanry, Volunteer and Volunteer Association Cavalry  - A Civilian Tradition from 1794

Yeomanry Wars: The History of the Yeomanry, Volunteer and Volunteer Association Cavalry - A Civilian Tradition from 1794

By: Athawes, Peter D

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Aberdeen, Scottish Cultural Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022372

ISBN: 1898218021

Condition: Very Good


xxi + 262pp, index, 80 badge illustrations, maps, illustrations, some in colour, loose errata slip. Green boards, light ageing only, a VG copy in dustwrapper. Heavy book, UK at standard rate, overseas at cost. View more info

Image for The First Iraq War, 1914 - 1918: Britain's Mesopotamian Campaign

The First Iraq War, 1914 - 1918: Britain's Mesopotamian Campaign

By: Baker, AJ

Price: £38.00

Publisher: New York, Enigma Books: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022430

ISBN: 1929631863

Condition: Very Good


xxiv + 418pp, index, bibliography, appendix, maps and illustrations. Softback, slight bump to spine head, slight reading creases to covers and first page, overall a VG copy. View more info

Image for The Ambulance: The Story of Emergency Transportation of Sick and Wounded Through the Centuries

The Ambulance: The Story of Emergency Transportation of Sick and Wounded Through the Centuries

By: Barkley, Katherine Traver

Price: £12.00

Publisher: New York, Load N Go Press: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 021971

ISBN: 0962635723

Condition: Very Good


208pp, bibliography, over 150 illustrations. Card covers, light reading wear, overall a VG copy. View more info

Image for The History of the Home Counties' Medical Services of the Territorial Army, Volume 1: 1859 - 1922

The History of the Home Counties' Medical Services of the Territorial Army, Volume 1: 1859 - 1922

By: Barrett- Cross, R.L. (Compiler)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Croydon, RL Barrett-Cross: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022381

ISBN: 0951351400

Condition: Very Good


xiii + 1612pp, addendum, illustrations. Large format softback, light wear only, a VG copy. 115200 written on title page, so presumably this is a limited print run publication. View more info

Image for Auto Cannoni, Autoblinde e Veicoli Speciali Del Regio Esercito Italiano Nella Prima Guerra Mondiale. Tratto Da Manuali Originali Dell'epoca (

Auto Cannoni, Autoblinde e Veicoli Speciali Del Regio Esercito Italiano Nella Prima Guerra Mondiale. Tratto Da Manuali Originali Dell'epoca (

By: Benussi, Giulio

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Italy, Intergest: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021488

Condition: Very Good


48pp, 26 black and white photographs and drawings, technical data. Italian text only. Landscape format softback, light reading wear, slight fading to spine and adjacent edges, overall a VG copy, Autocannons, Armoured Cars and Special Vehicles of the Royal Italian Army in the First World War. Taken from original manuals of the time. View more info

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Pollard's History of Firearms

By: Blair, Claude (Editor)

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Middlesex, Country Life Books: 1983

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 020718

ISBN: 0600331547

Condition: Very Good


559pp, index, bibliography, 2 appendices, glossary, 700 illustrations including photographs (some in colour) and drawings. Brown boards, light wear and ageing only, a VG copy in a near VG (colour fading to spine) dustwrapper. A collection of 21 essays, based on but wholly revised and enlarged, from the classic work by Major HBC Pollard. View more info

Image for In This Sign Conquer: The Story of the Army Chaplains

In This Sign Conquer: The Story of the Army Chaplains

By: Brigadier The Rt. Hon. Sir John Smyth, Bt VC, MC / Foreword By Field-Marshal Sir Richard Hull, GCB, DSO

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, AR Mowbray: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022444

ISBN: 0264655591

Condition: Near Very Good


xxi + 362pp, index, bibliography, 3 appendices, illustrated. Blue boards, gilt badge to front, light edge wear only. Dated Christmas inscription to front endpaper, foxing mainly to edges, overall a near VG copy in a Good+ (price-clipped, edge rubs/creases, mainly minor surface loss) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for 'Q' Ships and Their Story

'Q' Ships and Their Story

By: Chatterton, E. Keble

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Conway Maritime Press Ltd: 1972

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 018319

ISBN: 085177055X

Condition: Very Good


xii + 276pp, index, 45 illustrations, 16 diagrams etc., in text. Red boards, light ageing only, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. 1st Conway edition, originally published in 1922. A super copy. Q ship operations in WW1 against the German U-boat threat. View more info

Image for Blighty: British Society in the Era of the Great War

Blighty: British Society in the Era of the Great War

By: DeGroot, Gerard J.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Essex, Longman: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020287

ISBN: 0582061377

Condition: Very Good


xiii + 357pp, index, bibliography, not illustrated. Softback, corner creasing to upper front corner otherwise light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Canadian Militia List, 1917

Canadian Militia List, 1917

By: Department of Militia and Defence

Price: £100.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Department of Militia and Defence: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019176

Condition: Good


799pp + a/b pages + ccxvii index at rear. Original publication has been recently rebound into brown cloth, flat gilt spine bands, label to same, new endpapers. Owner's label to front pastedown. Binding is VG. Contents are tidy and very tight, heavy (old) staining to first 25 pages or so, less intrusive thereafter, but all text legible, and the staining itself has aged with the contents. The final page (of the index) and been repaired and affixed to an inner endpaper with... View more info

Image for The Ypres Salient: Flanders Then and Now

The Ypres Salient: Flanders Then and Now

By: Giles, John / Foreword By Sir John Glubb

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Picardy Publishing Ltd: 1979

Edition: Revised Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 022466

ISBN: 0906725003

Condition: Good+


230pp, maps, black and white photographs. Landscape format softback, edge rubbing/creasing to covers, small surface edge loss. Light ageing to contents, overall a Good+ copy. Signed and dated personalised gift inscription to 1/2 title. View more info

Image for Gallipoli

Gallipoli

By: Hart, Peter

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Profile Books: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022808

ISBN: 1846681596

Condition: Very Good


ix + 534pp, index, 2 appendices, notes, 32 illustrations. Black boards, general browning to page edges, a VG copy in (slightly spine faded) dustwrapper. A fascinating new history of this epic tragedy. View more info

Image for The German A7V Tank and the Captured British Mark IV Tanks of World War 1 (One, I) (F788)

The German A7V Tank and the Captured British Mark IV Tanks of World War 1 (One, I) (F788)

By: Hundleby, Maxwell / Strasheim, Rainer

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Yeovil, Haynes / Foulis: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021491

ISBN: 085429788X

Condition: Very Good


240pp, index, 6 appendices, source notes, over 250 photographs and drawings, colour cutaway by John Batchelor. Green boards, light wear only, a VG copy in dustwrapper. Excellent reference for the military modeller. View more info

Image for Before The Echoes Die Away: The Story of a Warwickshire Territorial Gunner Regiment 1892 - 1969

Before The Echoes Die Away: The Story of a Warwickshire Territorial Gunner Regiment 1892 - 1969

By: James, N. D. G. / Foreword By The Master Gunner, St. James's Park, General Sir Harry Tuzo, G.C.B., O.B.E., M.C., A.D.C.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: The 268th Officers Reunion Association: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021825

ISBN: 0950691100

Condition: Very Good


xii + 194pp, index, 11 appendices, 6 maps, illustrations. Blue boards, light wear, a VG copy in (slight edge creasing) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for First Lines: The Gripping Letters, Stories and First-hand Accounts of Four Staffordshire Regiment Men Serving in the Trenches of WW1

First Lines: The Gripping Letters, Stories and First-hand Accounts of Four Staffordshire Regiment Men Serving in the Trenches of WW1

By: Knibb, Joss Musgrove

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Gazelle Press Limited: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021288

ISBN: 0993057403

Condition: Very Good


107pp, illustrations and photographs, some in colour. Softback, an excellent clean tight copy. This book contains the letters of:- Sergeant Sydney Norton of Tamworth; Sergeant James Stevenson of Stoke-on-Trent; An Account by Captain Reginald Armes of the 1914 Christmas Truce; The First-hand Account of Second-Lieutenant Alfred Bull of Lichfield. View more info

Image for Destination Western Front: London's Omnibuses Go to War

Destination Western Front: London's Omnibuses Go to War

By: Larkin, Roy

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Tadley, Roy Larkin: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022666

ISBN: 0956501400

Condition: Very Good


80pp, bibliography, over 100 black and white illustrations. Softback, an excellent copy. View more info

Image for Forgotten General: Life of Andrew Thorne

Forgotten General: Life of Andrew Thorne

By: Lindsay, Donald

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Wiltshire, Michael Russell Publishing Ltd: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021888

ISBN: 0859551377

Condition: Very Good


viii + 223pp, index, 8pp plates plus frontispiece. Blue boards, light wear and ageing only, a VG copy in (slight spine fading) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Armistice 1918

Armistice 1918

By: Lowry, Bullitt

Price: £10.00

Publisher: USA, Kent State University Press: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 021446

ISBN: 0873386515

Condition: Very Good


xv + 246pp, index, bibliography, notes, 6 maps. Softback, slight creasing to upper front corner otherwise light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Known Unto God: In Honour of Newfoundland's Missing During the Great War

Known Unto God: In Honour of Newfoundland's Missing During the Great War

By: Macdonald, Morgan / Gogos, Frank

Price: £40.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Breakwater Books Ltd: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Authors

Seller ID: 020386

ISBN: 1550813226

Condition: Good+


144pp, sources, endnotes, illustrated. Landscape format softback, closed edge tear/creasing to top corner of 1/2 title page otherwise a VG copy with light wear only. Signed personalised gift dedication (to a Major Nicholas Neve) from both authors to 1/2 title page. View more info

Image for Your Country Needs You!: Expansion of the British Army Infantry Division, 1914 - 1918

Your Country Needs You!: Expansion of the British Army Infantry Division, 1914 - 1918

By: Martin Middlebrook

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Barnsley, Pen & Sword Books Ltd: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 021179

ISBN: 0850527090

Condition: Very Good


176pp, index, bibliography, black and white photographs, illustrations, loose corrections slip. Softback, light wear and ageing only, a VG copy. Flat signed by the author on title page. View more info

Image for Blood Brothers: Hiram and Hudson Maxim: Pioneers of Modern Warfare

Blood Brothers: Hiram and Hudson Maxim: Pioneers of Modern Warfare

By: McCallum, Iain

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Chatham Publishing: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022676

ISBN: 1861760965

Condition: Very Good


224pp, index, bibliography, 16pp illustrations, 2 maps. Red boards, light ageing only, a VG copy in (edge creased) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The Soul of the Camp: A Derbyman's O'dyssey

The Soul of the Camp: A Derbyman's O'dyssey

By: Newton, Walt.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Arthur H Stockwell Ltd: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022286

Condition: Good


112pp, illustration. Red boards, overall curving/slight twist to book, browning to board edges, light overall wear, general foxing to contents, overall a Good tight copy in a Fair to Good dustwrapper which has loss to the spine and edges and some internal repairs, to be supplied in a removeable protective sleeve. Extremely scarce, focussing mainly on life in the British Army in 1918 and especially in the training camps. View more info

Image for Pill Boxes (Pillboxes) on the Western Front: A Guide to the Design, Construction and Use of Concrete Pill Boxes, 1914 - 1918

Pill Boxes (Pillboxes) on the Western Front: A Guide to the Design, Construction and Use of Concrete Pill Boxes, 1914 - 1918

By: Oldham, Peter

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Leo Cooper: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 022837

ISBN: 0850524180

Condition: Very Good


208pp, index, 3 appendices, notes, drawings and illustrations, black and white photographs. Red boards, slight bumping to one corner, a VG copy in dustwrapper. Flat signed by the author to 1/2 title page. View more info

Image for Craft & Conflict: Masonic Trench Art and Military Memorabilia

Craft & Conflict: Masonic Trench Art and Military Memorabilia

By: Saunders, Nicholas J. / Dennis, Mark JR

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Savannah Publications: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022351

ISBN: 1902366166

Condition: Very Good


64pp, illustrations, some in colour. Softback, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Die Panzerzüge des Deutschen Reiches 1904 - 1945

Die Panzerzüge des Deutschen Reiches 1904 - 1945

By: Sawodny, Wolfgang

Price: £44.00

Publisher: Germany, EK-Verlag GmbH: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022454

ISBN: 3882556781

Condition: Very Good


428pp, bibliography, maps, drawings, black and white photographs throughout, illustrated endpapers. Laminated pictorial boards, slight bumping to tips of front corners, overall a VG copy. Excellent reference for the historian and modeller. German text only. Heavy book, UK at standard rate, overseas at cost. View more info

Image for For God's Sake Shoot Straight: The Story of the Court Martial and Execution of Sub. Lt. Edwin Dyett

For God's Sake Shoot Straight: The Story of the Court Martial and Execution of Sub. Lt. Edwin Dyett

By: Sellers, Leonard

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Leo Cooper: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 021415

ISBN: 0850524709

Condition: Very Good


xi + 179pp, index, bibliography, references. 20 plates. Black boards, light ageing and wear only, a VG copy in dustwrapper. Signed 'Best Wishes, Len Sellers' to title page. View more info

Image for From Jungle to Jutland

From Jungle to Jutland

By: Wallace, Major Claude (Late 14th Hussars, Lancashire Fusiliers and G.S.O.3 32nd Division)

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Nisbet & Co Ltd: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 019292

Condition: Good


xi + 343pp, index, 21 illustrations. Blue boards, fading to spine and adjacent edges, backstrip is split along rear joint for about 10cm in the centre, so remains quite secure, but with some loose thread. Some foxing to contents, overall a Good solid copy with the main faults as noted. No dustwrapper. Signed gift dedication from the author, under his portrait frontispiece, which reads:- 'To My Dear Friend Eric Rose, With Kindest Remembrance, Claude Wallace'. Scarce signe... View more info

Image for The Greenhill Dictionary of Guns and Gunmakers: From Colt's First Patent to the Present Day, 1836 - 2001. Military Small Arms, Sporting Guns and Rifles. Air and Gas Guns, Designers, Manufacturers, Inventors, Patentees, Trademarks, Brandnames and Monograms

The Greenhill Dictionary of Guns and Gunmakers: From Colt's First Patent to the Present Day, 1836 - 2001. Military Small Arms, Sporting Guns and Rifles. Air and Gas Guns, Designers, Manufacturers, Inventors, Patentees, Trademarks, Brandnames and Monograms

By: Walter, John

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Greenhill Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022349

ISBN: 1853673927

Condition: Very Good


576pp, black and white illustrations. Black boards, slight foxing mainly to edges, overall a VG copy in a near VG (small laminate loss in a few places) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Military Metal Shoulder Titles: Volume One (I, 1) - Infantry

Military Metal Shoulder Titles: Volume One (I, 1) - Infantry

By: Westlake, Ray

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Peterborough, Roger Verner & Son Ltd: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021989

ISBN: 0905964004

Condition: Very Good


xiv + 166pp, index, over 540 black and white illustrations. Red leatherette boards, light wear and ageing only, a VG copy in (small nick to spine head) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Collecting Metal Shoulder Titles: New and Revised Edition

Collecting Metal Shoulder Titles: New and Revised Edition

By: Westlake, Ray

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Barnsley, Pen & Sword Books Ltd: 1996

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 022296

ISBN: 0850525055

Condition: Very Good


x + 199pp, index, 120 plates with 1858 illustrations. Red boards, a VG copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for A Quartermaster at the Front: The Diary of Lt. Col. Allen Whitty, Worcestershire Regiment, 1914 - 1919

A Quartermaster at the Front: The Diary of Lt. Col. Allen Whitty, Worcestershire Regiment, 1914 - 1919

By: Whitty, Lt. Col Allen / with Notes and Maps By Edwin Astill

Price: £40.00

Publisher: East Sussex, Reveille Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022441

ISBN: 1908336218

Condition: Very Good


192pp, end notes, bibliography, maps, 4pp illustrations. Softback, slight creasing to front cover, light wear overall, a VG copy. Scarce. View more info