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

2. 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

3. 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

4. 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

5. Bartlett, Thomas & Jeffery, Keith (eds.): A Military History of Ireland. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996. 1st. edn. xxv, 565pp. Many b/w illus., maps. D/w very slightly creased along top edge otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 4227) £10.00

6. 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

7. 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

8. 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

9. 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

10. 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

11. 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

12. 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

13. 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

14. Carey, Brian Todd.: Hannibal’s Last Battle: Zama and the fall of Carthage. Barnsley: Pen & Sword Books, 2007. 1st. UK edn. xvi, 204pp. B/w illus, numerous battle plans. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 4231) £10.00

15. Caulaincourt, General Armand de.: Memoirs. London: Cassell & Co., 1950. Pocket Library edn. Three vols. 358, 371 & 421pp. D/w’s a trifle rubbed and frayed on edges otherwise a very clean, sound set. (Stock ref 4085) £25.00

16. 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

17. 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

18. 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

19. 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

20. 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

21. Crowley, Roger.: Constantinople: the last great siege, 1453. London: Faber & Faber, 2005. 1st. edn. xvi, 304pp. Cold. illus., text figures, maps. D/w a trifle stained along bottom edge otherwise a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 4232) £10.00

22. 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

23. 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

24. Dixon, Captain C. M.: The Leaguer of Ladysmith. London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, nd (but preface dated 3rd. March, 1900). 1st. edn. (40pp). 18 full page cold. sketches by the author. Cancelled stamp of the National Army Museum to front pastedown. Binding rather loose. Buckram spine with pictorial paper-covered, bevelled boards rubbed on edges but, internally, clean and bright. (Stock ref 4033) £30.00

25. 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

26. 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

27. 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

28. 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

29. 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

30. 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

31. 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

32. Fortescue, Sir John.: The War of Independence. London: Greenhill Books, 2001. New edn. xxvi, 263pp. Maps. D/w slightly faded on spene an creased at spine head otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4040) £8.50

33. 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

34. 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

35. 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

36. 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

37. 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

38. Hastings, Max.: Armageddon: the battle for Germany 1944-45. London: Macmillan, 2016. New edn. xxiv, 660pp. Numerous b/w photos., maps. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 4071) £7.50

39. Hastings, Max.: Overlord: D-Day and the battle for Normandy 1944. London: Macmillan, 2016. New edn. xxiv, 514pp.Numerous b/w photos., maps. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 4070) £7.50

40. 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

41. 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

42. 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

43. 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

44. 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

45. 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) £15.00

46. Lachouque, Henry.: The Anatomy of Glory: Napoleon and his Guard, a study in leadership. London/Providence: Lund Humphries/Brown University Press, 1961. 1st. UK edn. xviii, 564pp. 176 cold. and b/w illus., 14 maps(two fold-out). Translated from the French by Anne S. K. Brown. D/w very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 4095) £25.00

47. Lane-Poole, Stanley.: Saladin and the Fall of Jerusalem. London: Greenhill Books, 2002. New edn. 288pp. B/w photos. and text figures. New introduction by David Nicolle. D/w rather dust marked otherwise a very clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4042) £7.50

48. 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

49. 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

50. 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

51. 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

52. Manstein, Field-Marshal Erich von.: Lost Victories. London: Methuen & Co., 1958. 1st. UK edn. 574pp. B/w photos., text figures. Translated from the German by Anthony G. Powell, foreword by Captain B. H. Liddell Hart. Red cloth boards just a trifle rubbed otherwise a clean, tight copy. (Stock ref 4083) £20.00

53. 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

54. 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

55. 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

56. 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

57. 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

58. 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

59. 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

60. 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

61. 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

62. 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

63. 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

64. 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

65. 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

66. 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

67. 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

68. Snow, Dan.: Death or Victory: The battle of Quebec and the birth of Empire. London: Harper Press, 2009. 1st. edn. xxv, 534pp. Cold. illus., maps. Small piece of title page neatly removed. D/w slightly creased along top edge, a very good copy. (Stock ref 4043) £6.50

69. 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

70. 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

71. 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

72. 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

73. Urban, Mark.: The Man Who Broke Napoleon’s Codes: the story of George Scovell London: Faber & Faber, 2001. 1st. edn. xiv, 333pp. Cold. and b/w illus., map. All pp slightly tanned. D/w a trifle rubbed on edges, a ver good copy. (Stock ref 4058) £7.50

74. Urban, William.: Bayonets for Hire: mercenaries at war 1550 – 1789. London: Greenhill Books, 2007. 1st. edn. 304pp.B/w illus., maps. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 4044) £5.00

75. Warner, Philip.: Dervish: the rise and fall an African empire. Barnsley: Pen & Sword Books, 2010. 1st. edn. 235pp. B/w illus., maps. D/w a fine copy. (Stock ref 4041) £7.50

76. 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

77. 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

78. 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

79. 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

80. 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