Naval and Military History

  1. Adams, Max: Admiral Collingwood: Nelson’s own hero London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2005 1st. edn. 333 pp. Numerous cold. and b/w illus. D/w very slightly creased along top edge otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2872) £8.00

 

  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. Baker, William A.: The Mayflower and Other Colonial Vessels London: Conway Maritime Press, 1983 1st. edn. xii, 180 pp. Numerous b/w photos., text figures, plans. Price-clipped d/w otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2235) £8.50

 

  1. Bevan, David.: Drums of the Birkenhead. London: The London Stamp Exchange, 1989 Revised edn. xiv, 209 pp. Numerous b/w illus. Some light staining to ffep, rear pastedown and inside back panel of d/w otherwise a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 1885) £7.50

 

  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. Boardman, A. W.: Towton: the bloodiest battle. Stroud: The History Press, 2009. New, revised edn. xii, 210pp. Numerous b/w illus., plans. Pictorial card covers very slightly rubbed on corners otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3991) £7.50

 

  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. Bradbury, Jim.: The Medieval Siege. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1994. Reprint. xvi, 362pp. Numerous b/w illus., maps. Price-clipped d/w otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 4028) £9.00

 

  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. Burns, Lt.Cdr. K.V.:: Badges and Battle honours of H.M. Ships. Liskeard: Maritime Books, 1986. 1st. edn. x, 208 pp. Cold. and b/w illus. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 412) £7.50

 

  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. Cordingly, David.: Billy Ruffian, the Bellerophon and the downfall of Napoleon: the biography of a ship of the line, 1782-1836. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2003. 2nd. impression. xxii, 355pp. Cold and b/w illus., maps. D/w slightly rubbed alonmg top edge otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3576) £6.00

 

  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. Cotterell, Arthur.: Chariot: the astounding rise and fall of the world’s first war machine. London: Pimlico, 2004. 1st. edn. viii, 344pp. Numerous b/w illus. D/w rather rubbed and creased along bottom edge and a tiny hole in back panel . A very good copy. (Stock ref 4027) £5.00

 

  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. Dixon, T. B.: The Enemy Fought Bravely: being the 1914-1915 diary of the Battle of the Falkslands and its aftermath by Surgeon T. B. Kent, RNVR, of HMS Kent. Poole: Blandford Press, 1983. 1st. edn. x, 96pp. B/w photos., line drawings. D/w slightly dust marked, a very good copy. (Stock ref 3967) £4.00

 

  1. Downing, Taylor.: Breakdown: the crisis of shell shock on the Somme, 1916. London: Little, Brown, 2016. 1st. edn. xii, 399pp. B/w photos., maps. D/w a trifle creased on top edge otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 4007) £8.50

 

  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. Fernandez-Armesto, Felipe: The Spanish Armada: the experience of war in 1588 Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988 1st. edn. xii, 300 pp. B/w illus., maps. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 1909) £10.00

 

  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. Glenton, Robert: The Royal Oak Affair: the saga of Admiral Collard and Bandmaster Barnacle London: Leo Cooper, 1991 1st. edn. vii, 191 pp. B/w illus. Ink ownership inscription to ffep. D/w slightly faded on spine otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 1906) £7.50

 

  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. Harvey, Robert.: Cochrane: the life and exploits of a fighting captain. London: Constable & Robinson, 2000. 1st. edn. xix, 332pp. B/w ioilus., maps. D/w very slightly creased on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3681) £6.50

 

  1. Henderson, James: Sloops and Brigs: an account of the smallest vessels of the Royal Navy during the great wars 1793-1815. London: Adlard Coles, 1972. 1st. edn. 190 pp. Nine b/w plates, maps. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 2245) £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. James, Lawrence.: The Iron Duke: a military biography of Wellington. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1992. 1st. edn. x, 306pp. Numerous b/w illus., maps. Price-clipped d/w otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3648) £6.00

 

  1. Jones, Michael K.: Bosworth, 1485: psychology of a battle Stroud: Tempus Publishing, 2002. 1st. edn. 223pp. Numerous cold. and b/w illus. D/w slightly rubbed and worn on bumped corners with a small tear at spine head. A very good copy. (Stock ref 3990) £8.00

 

  1. Kelsey, Harry: Sir Francis Drake: the Queen’s pirate New Haven: Yale University Press, 1998 1st. edn. xviii, (2)566 pp. Numerous text figures and maps. D/w slightly faded down one side of the front panel otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2218) £15.00

 

  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. Lincoln, Margarettte: Naval Wives and Mistresses London: National Maritime Museum Publishing, 2007 1st. edn. 218 pp. 37 cold. and b/w plates. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 2857) £9.00

 

  1. Menpes, Mortimer:: War Impressions: being a record in colour London: A.& C.Black, nd (1903) 1st. edn. xiv, 253 pp. 99 cold. plates, six facsimile letters, fold-out battle plan. Re-cased green cloth gilt, very slightly bumped on corners otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 522) £50.00

 

  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. Ministry of Defence Naval Historical Branch: War with Japan London: HMSO, 1995 1st. edn. 6 vols. in 4 plus 119 maps and plans in four wallets. Numerous b/w photos. and text figures. D/w’s just showing some minimal shelf wear otherwise a very clean, bright set. (Stock ref 2683) £150.00

 

  1. Muir, Rory et al.: Inside Wellington’s Peninsular Army, 1808-1914 Barnsley: Pen & Sword Books, 2006 1st. edn. 328pp. B/w illus., text figures, maps. Joint authors are Robert Burnham, Howie Muir and Robert McGuigan. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 3003) £12.00

 

  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. Steel, David: Steel’s Art of Rigging. Brighton: Fisher Nautical Press, 1974. Facsimile reprint of the 3rd. edn of 1818. Numerous b/w plates and text figures, tables. D/w very slightly faded on spine and showing a little rubbing on corners otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 1184) £30.00

 

  1. Taylor, Stephen.: Storm and Conquest: the battle for the Indian Ocean, 1809. London: Faber & Faber, 2007. 1st. edn. xx, 380pp. Cold. and b/w illus., maps. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 3575) £6.00

 

  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. Watt, J., Freeman, E. J. & Bynum, W. F. (eds): Starving Sailors: the influence of nutrition upon naval and maritime history London: National Maritime Museum, 1981 1st. edn. (12) 212 pp. 16 cold. photos., many b/w illus. Representing the proceedings of an international symposium of the same title held at the Museum in April 1980. Pictorial card covers, a fine copy. (Stock ref 2205) £20.00

 

  1. Wells, Captain John: The Immortal Warrior: Britain’s first and last battleship Emsworth: Kenneth Mason, 1987 1st. edn. 263 pp. Numerous b/w illus., text figures, plans. D/w just showing some very light shelf wear otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2003) £10.00

 

  1. Wettern, Desmond: The Lonely Battle London: W. H. Allen, 1960 1st. edn. 223 pp. 20 b/w photos. D/w chipped and worn with loss to spine head and tail otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 1886) £15.00

 

  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