Military History

  1. Ascoli, David.: A Day of Battle: Mars-La-Tour, 16 August 1870. London: George Harrap, 1987. 1st. edn. 384 pp. Many b/w illus. and maps. Tape stains on front pastedown. D/w very slightly creased at spine head otherwise a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 1759) £15.00

 

  1. Baker, Anthony:: Battle Honours of the British and Commonwealth Armies. London: Ian Allan, 1986. 1st. edn. 398 pp. B/w illus., maps. D/w slightly rubbed on extremities otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 342) £20.00

 

  1. Ball, Charles: The History of the Indian Mutiny: giving a detailed account of the Sepoy insurrection in India and a concise history of the great military events which have tended to consolidate British empire in Hindoostan London: London Printing and Publishing Co., nd 2 volume set. Vol. I, 648 + vii pp. Engraved frontis., title page vignette, one map and 46 plates as called for. Voll. II, 664 + viii pp. Engraved frontis., title page vignette, one map and 31 plates as called for. Some foxing throughout. Half dark red Morocco binding over red boards. Five raised bands to spine with gilt lettering and decoration in compartments. Rather rubbed on edges and corners but, otherwise, a clean, tight set. (Stock ref 2802) £250.00

 

  1. Blond, Georges: La Grande Armee London: Arms & Armour Press, 1995 1st. UK edn. 544pp. B/w illus. Translated from the French by Marshall May. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 3000) £8.50

 

  1. Bolitho, Hector: The Galloping Third: the story of The 3rd , the King’s Own Hussars London: John Murray, 1963 1st. edn. xi, 341 pp. Nine b/w illus., maps. A small ink page number on ffep indicates a text reference to the previous owner. D/w somewhat tanned otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2932) £20.00

 

  1. Brett-James, Antony.: The Hundred Days: Napoleon’s last campaign from eye-witness accounts. London: Macmillan & Co., 1964. 1st. edn. xi, 242pp. Three maps. Binding slightly cocked. D/w a trifle rubbed otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 3247) £5.00

 

  1. Bryant, Arthur.: The Great Duke or The Invincible General. London: Collins, 1971. 1st. edn. 492pp. B/w frontis. portrait, maps. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 3246) £5.00

 

  1. Chapman, Guy: Vain Glory: a miscellany of the Great War 1914-1918 written by those who fought in it on each side and on all fronts London: Cassell, 1968 2nd edn. xviii, 762 pp. Edited and with an introduction by Guy Chapman. D/w slightly rubbed on edges and has signs of a label removed from spine otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 1811) £10.00

 

  1. Chlapowski, Dezydery: Memoirs of a Polish Lancer Chicago: The Emperor’s Press, 1992 1st. edn. 158pp. Numerous b/w illus. Translated from the Polish by Tim Simmons. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 2997) £15.00

 

  1. Cornwell, Bernard.: Waterloo: the history of four days, three armies and three battles. London: William Collins, 2014. 4th. impression. 352pp. Numerous cold. illus., maps and plans. D/w, a mint copy. (Stock ref 3386) £10.00

 

  1. Cruso, John.: Militarie Instructions for the Cavallrie. Kineton: The Roundwood Press, 1972 A facsimile of the 1632 edn., ltd. to 1000 copies (this unnumbered). xxviii, 104 pp. Seven cold. and three b/w plates, maps and plans (some foldout). Explanatory notes and commentary by Peter Young. D/w somewhat discoloured with one or two small nicks and some corner rubbing otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 1076) £40.00

 

  1. David, Saul.: Zulu: the heroism and tragedy of the Zulu War of 1879. London: Viking, 2004 Reprint. xiv (10) 467 pp. 49 b/w illus., maps. D/w just showing a little shelf wear otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2463) £7.50

 

  1. Eckert, Ralph Lowell.: John Brown Gordon, Soldier, Southerner, American. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1989. 1st. edn. xvii, 367 pp. B/w photos., maps. Slightly dust-marked d/w otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 1429) £15.00

 

  1. Edwards, Major T. J.: Regimental Badges. London: Charles Knight, 1974. 6th. edn. xiv, 361 pp. Numerous text figures. Revised by Arthur L. Kipling. D/w very slightly creased on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 1920) £15.00

 

  1. Fellowes-Gordon, Ian.: Amiable Assassins: the story of the Kachin guerrillas of North Burma. London: Robert Hale, 1957. 1st. edn. 159 pp. 20 b/w photos. Inscribed by the author. Price-clipped d/w rather rubbed and worn on edges and corners with several tiny tears otherwise a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 2717) £75.00

 

  1. Fletcher, Ian (ed.).: In the Service of the King: the letters of William Thornton Keep at Walcheren and in the Peninsular, 1808-1814. Staplehurst: Spellmount, 1997. 1st. edn. 214pp. B/w illus., maps.D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 2998) £7.50

 

  1. Forth, Nevill de Rouen.: A Fighting Colonel of the Camel Corps: the life and experiences of Lt. Col. N. B. de Lancey Forth. Braunton: Merlin Books, 1991. 1st. edn. 201 pp. Cold. frontis. and many b/w illus. and text figures. D/w very slightly faded on spine otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 1982) £15.00

 

  1. Gould, Lieutenant-Colonel J. A.: A Short History of the 19th County of London (S.S. Gas Coy.) Bn. Home Guard. London: South Suburban Gas Company, nd (c1946). 1st. edn. vi, 63 pp. B/w photos. Card covers very slightly creased and rubbed on corners otherwise a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 2331) £10.00

 

  1. Greenhalgh, Peter.: Pompey, the Roman Alexander. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1980. 1st. edn. xix, 267pp. B/w illus., maps. Ownership inscription to ffep. Red paper-covered boards with gilt lettering rather rubbed on edges and corners otherwise a good, clean copt of this csrace title. (Stock ref 3285) £30.00

 

  1. Howes, Philip.: The Catalytic Wars: a study of the development of warfare 1860-1870. London: Minerva Press, 1998. 1st. edn. 675pp. Maps and diagrams. D/w, a near fine copy. (Stock ref 3024) £10.00

 

  1. Lachouque, Henry: The Anatomy of Glory: Napoleon and his guard, a study in leadership. Providence & London: Brown University Press and Lund Humphries, 1962. 2nd. revised edn. xviii, 564pp. 73 cold. and 100 b/w plates, 14 maps (two fold-out). Adapted from the French by Anne S. K. Brown. Some foxing throughout, mostly affecting edges of text block. A very good copy. (Stock ref 3248) £25.00

 

  1. Larrabee, Harold A.: Decision at the Chesapeake. London: William Kimber, 1965. 1st. UK edn. xiv, 256 pp. 19 b/w illus., maps. D/w rather rubbed and worn with several closed tears otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 2149) £10.00

 

  1. Laurence, Anne.: Parliamentary Army Chaplains 1642-1651. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1990. 1st. edn. Royal Historical Society Studies in History 59. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 460) £9.00

 

  1. Lawrence, T. E.: Secret Despatches from Arabia: and other writings. London: Bellew Publishing, 1991. New edn. (8) 279 pp. 15 b/w photos. Edited and introduced by Malcolm Brown. D/w with a small closed tear in crease of front fold-in otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2461) £15.00

 

  1. Miller, A.E.Haswell & Dawnay, N.P.: Military Drawings and Paintings in the Royal Collection. London: Phaidon, 1969. 2nd. edn. Vol.1, 221 pp., 28 cold. and 450 b/w illus. Vol.2, 279 pp., two cold. and 21 b/w illus. D/w’s very slightly darkened otherwise a fine set. (Stock ref 1016) £50.00

 

  1. Myatt, Frederick.: Peninsular General: Sir Thomas Picton 1758-1815. Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1980. 1st. edn. 239pp. 15 maps. D/w very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3245) £7.50

 

  1. Neillands, Robin.: The Old Contemptibles: the British Expeditionary Force, 1914. London: John Murray, 2004. 1st. edn. xiii (9) 362 pp. B/w photos., maps. Neat ownership signature to ffep.and d/w just showing some shelf wear otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2464) £10.00

 

  1. O’Neill, R. J.: The German Army and the Nazi Party, 1933-1939. London: Cassell, 1966. 1st. edn. (xvi), 286 pp. Numerous b/w photos., diagrams. Ownership signature and date to ffep. Black cloth boards slightly rubbed on edges, clean and bright internally. (Stock ref 1768) £12.00

 

  1. Pallud, Jean Paul.: Blitzkrieg in the West Then and Now. London: After the Battle, 1991. 1st. edn. 640 pp. Numerous b/w photos., maps. Neat ownership signature to ffep. D/w very slightly rubbed on edges and a little faded on spine. A very good copy. (Stock ref 2467) £25.00

 

  1. Palmer, Alan.: The Salient: Ypres, 1914-18. London: Constable, 2007. 1st. edn. xii (6) 270 pp. B/w photos., maps. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 2465) £8.50

 

  1. Richards, Walter.: Her Majesty’s Army: a descriptive account of the various regiments now comprising the Queen’s forces from their first establishment to the present time. London: J. S. Virtue & Co., nd (c1890). Together with Indian and Colonial Forces, 6 vols. Three chromolithographed title pages, 44 tissue-guarded, chromolithographed plates. Aeg. Red cloth with black design and lettering on front board and gilt lettering on spine. All spines slightly faded and all volumes show some light staining with a small white (paint?) spot on the spine of div. I. Internally, a clean, sound set. (Stock ref 2031) £450.00

 

  1. Robinson, R. E. R. & Aggett, W. J. P.: The Bloody Eleventh: history of the Devonshire Regiment, 1685 – 1969. Exeter: The Devonshire & Dorset Regiment, 1988-1995. 1st. edn. set. Three vols. xv, 719pp, xxi, 518pp, xviii, 686pp. Many cold. and b/w illus., maps (inc. fold-outs). D/w’s to vols. I and II a trifle edge rubbed and with a small, closed tear to spine head of vol. II otherwise a very clean, bright set. (Stock ref 3249) £140.00

 

  1. Sale, Lady.: The First Afghan War. London: Longmans, 1969. 1st. edn thus. xxiv, 186 pp. B/w illus., map. Edited by Patrick Macrory and signed by him on the title page. D/w a little rubbed on edges else a fine copy. (Stock ref 1729) £15.00

 

  1. Schramm, Percy Ernst:: Hitler: the man and the military leader. London: Allen Lane, 1972. 1st. UK edn. x, 214 pp. Translated, edited and with an introduction by Donald S.Detwiler. D/w slightly faded on spine else a fine copy. “….a valuable contribution to Hitlerian studies.” (Stock ref 441) £10.00

 

  1. Schur, Nathan.: Napoloeon in the Holy Land. London: Greenhill Books, 1999. 1st. edn. 224pp. B/w illus., maps. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 3001) £7.50

 

  1. Smith, Digby.: Napoleon’s Regiments: battle histories of the regiments of the French Army, 1792-1915. London: Greenhill Books, 2000. 1st. edn. 327pp. B/w illus., diagrams. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 3004) £10.00

 

  1. Tennant, Philip.: Edgehill and Beyond: the people’s war in the south midlands 1642-1645. Stroud: Alan Sutton in association with The Banbury Historical Society, 1992. 1st. edn. xiii, 305 pp. 24 b/w illus., 6 maps. D/w very slightly creased on spine head and foot else a fine copy. (Stock ref 784) £20.00

 

  1. Uffindell, Andrew.: The Eagle’s Last Triumph: Napoleon’s victory at Ligny, June 1815. London: Greenhill Books, 1994. 1st. edn. 272pp. 27 b/w illus., text figures and maps. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 3002) £7.50

 

  1. Wise, Terence.: 1066: year of destiny. London: Osprey, 1979. 1st. edn. 232 pp. Numerous b/w illus. D/w a trifle rubbed on corners and slightly faded on spine. A very good copy. (Stock ref 1967) £8.50

 

  1. Young, Peter.: Napoleon’s Marshals. Reading: Osprey Publishing, 1973. 1st. edn. 203 pp. 16 cold. and 36 b/w plates. Price-clipped d/w a trifle creased at spine head otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3244) £7.50