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THE MANNER OF MEN
Written by Stuart Tootal.
Stock no. 1317563
Published by John Murray. 1st 2013. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
In June 1944 an elite unit of British paratroopers was sent on a daring and highly risky mission deemed vital to the success of D-Day. An epic account of courage beyond the limits of human endurance where paratroopers prevailed despite intelligence failures and higher command blunders. Black cloth, silver titles. Maps and b/w photos. 367 pages pages includes index. ISBN: 9781848546776. SIGNED by author. Spine bumped. Pictorial wrapper rubbed at edges with a few nicks at top edge.
THE DUKE OF CORNWALL'S LIGHT INFANRTY (THE 32ND AND 46TH REGIMENT OF FOOT)
Written by R.F.K. Goldsmith; Brian Horrocks.
Stock no. 2127399
Published by Leo Cooper. 1st 1970. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Famous Regiments Series edited by Horrocks. B/w photos. ISBN: 0850520258. Couple of corners are bumped. Light foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and a few grubby marks.
Written by Mary McGrigor.
Stock no. 2127121
Published by Leo Cooper. 1st 2005. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Intelligence was just as important in the Napoleonic Wars as it is today. This book brings together first hand accounts of three of Wellington's most daring and successful Intelligence Officers. ISBN: 1844153282. Wrapper is lightly edge-creased.
THE COOLIE GENERALS
Written by Mark Felton.
Stock no. 2127120
Published by Pen & Sword Military. 1st 2008. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
Britain's Far Eastern Military Leaders In Japanese Captivity. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781844157679.
MASTERS OF MAYHEM: LAWRENCE OF ARABIA AND THE BRITISH MILITARY MISSION TO THE HEJAZ
Written by James Stejskal.
Stock no. 1816380
Published by Casemate. 1st 2018. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
How Lawrence and the British Military Mission supported the unconventional warfare in the Hejaz during the Arab revolt, with the creation of the Hedgehog force and formation of armoured car sections and other units, culminating in operations against the Ottoman Turkish army that enabled Field Marshal Allenby to achieve victory in 1918. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and maps. ISBN: 9781612005744.
UNIFORMS OF THE BRITISH ARMY THE CAVALRY REGIMENTS
Written by William Y. Carman. Illustrated by Richard Simkin.
Stock no. 2126084
Published by Webb & Bower. 1st 1982. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
The uniforms worn in the Household Cavalry, the 28 Regiments of Cavalry of the Line and the Royal Horse Artillery. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0906671132. Bumping to spine. White (possible damp) mark to corner of front cover. Page edge browning. Wrapper is faded to spine, edge-creased with damp mark along bottom edge.
Written by John Mollo.
Stock no. 1816316
Published by Barrie & Jenkins. 1st 1972. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A Comparative History of the Uniforms of the Great Armies from the 17th Century to the First World War. Large format. Colour photos. ISBN: 0214653498. Light browning & foxing to text block else contents clean.
GO TO YOUR GOD LIKE A SOLDIER
Written by Ian Knight.
Stock no. 2125972
Published by Greenhill Books. 1st 1996. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
The British Soldier Fighting for Empire, 1837-1902. Insight into the world of the Victorian soldier. Large format. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 260 pages. ISBN: 1853672378. Damp marks to covers, contents are still excellent. Wrapper is edge-creased.
HER MAJESTY'S ARMY & HER MAJESTY'S INDIAN AND COLONIAL FORCES (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Walter Richards. Illustrated by G.D. Giles.
Stock no. 1816293
Published by J.S. Virtue & Co Limited. Circa 1890. Almost very good condition.
A descriptive account of the various regiments now comprising the Queen's forces, from their first establishment to the present time (vols I & II) and In India and the Colonies (vol III). Large format. Three-quarter leather binding, volumes 1 & 2 black leather with grey cloth sides, volume 3 burgundy leather with blue cloth sides. Gilt title to spines. Each volume has colour vignette to title page with tissue guard in place. Beautiful colour plates. Volume I has a cup ring stain on front side, is rubbed at corners. Front hinge between contents and list of illustrations is broken. Tissue guard is present, is creased with a few foxspots and a few small tears to gutter edge. Volume II is rubbed at corners. Tissue guard present but browned and worn at gutter edge. Prelims are detached (title page to vi of contents due to broken hinge. Between pages 262-263 a page containing three b/w photos of men in uniform has been expertly inserted. Hinge between page 264 and 265 broken. Volume III is rubbed at corners with slight loss of leather to base of spine. Tissue guard is missing between frontis and title page. Front section detached from title page to page vi of contents, cracked joint between title page and frontis. Pages 3-6 not bound in (but present). All plates are present throughout the set and in excellent condition. A few foxspots thoughout. A few cracked/pulled hinges. Some pencil annotation present to margins (comparatively little).
THE ARMY OF THE ELECTORATE PALATINE UNDER ELECTOR JOHANN WILHELM 1690-1716
Written by Claus-Peter Golberg; Robert Hall.
Stock no. 1816209
Published by The Pike And Shot Society. 2nd 2004. Slightly better than very good condition.
Second Edition. A detailed and comprehensive study of the army of the Elector Palatine Johann Wilhelm. Describing unit history and appearance of the regiments of the German Palatinate during the late-seventeenth and early-eighteenth centuries. Large format. White pictorial cardwraps. Covers slightly scuffed.
WORLD WAR ONE BRITISH ARMY
Written by Stephen Bull. Illustrated by Christa Hook.
Stock no. 2125747
Published by Brassey's. 1st 1998. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Large format. History of Uniforms. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 1857532708. A few foxspots/browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.
THE ROMAN ARMY IN NORTHERN ENGLAND
Written by Paul Bidwell; Nick Hodgson.
Stock no. 2125735
Published by The Arbeia Society. 1st 2009. Slightly better than very good condition.
Glazed pictorial boards. Colour maps. B/w diagrams and b/w photos. ISBN: 0905974883.