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MOVING THE GUNS: THE MECHANISATION OF THE ROYAL ARTILLERY 1854-1939
Written by Philip Ventham; David Fletcher.
Stock no. 2139407
Published by HMSO. 1st 1990. Slightly better than very good condition.

Chronicling the story of the mechanisation of the Royal Artillery, following the technical development of the means to move guns in warfare from early experiments through to the beginning of the Second World War. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0112904777.

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CRIMEAN UNIFORMS 2. BRITISH ARTILLERY
Written by Robert Wilkinson-Latham.
Stock no. 1322841
Published by Historical Research Unit. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format. Grey cloth with gilt title to spine. Colour frontis. B/w photos. Colour double page spread of officers and men in various orders of dress. ISBN: 090162117X. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Some damps staining to covers. Endpapers are lightly browned. Dustwrapper is lightly browned on verso and is ever so slightly grubby.

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REGIMENTAL FIRE! THE HONOURABLE ARTILLERY COMPANY OF WORLD WAR II 1939-1945
Written by R.F. Johnson.
Stock no. 2137383
Published by H.A.C.. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Leather bound - very dark blue, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. This is a Limited edition. Fold-out maps and b/w photos. This is Copy No. 106 - Presented to Capt. J.F.K. Cheston-Porter. Browning along bottom edge of front cover. Wear to spine. Page edge browning; light foxing. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few closed tears and chips; some fading and marks.

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EARLY AIRCRAFT ARMAMENT: THE AEROPLANE AND THE GUN UP TO 1918
Written by Harry Woodman.
Stock no. 1823563
Published by Arms & Armour Press. 1st 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Burgundy cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0853689903. Name & address in ink and pencil mark to front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.

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A TREATISE ON NAVAL GUNNERY 1855
Written by Howard Douglas.
Stock no. 1823561
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st thus 1982. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The only comprehensive English-language work on the armament of warships during the final period of the cast-iron smooth-bore gun - the main weapon of western fighting ships for nearly 450 years. First published in 1817 and expanded in the following decades. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w diagrams. ISBN: 0851772757. 1982 reprint of the fourth edition. Name & address in pencil to front endpaper. Text block slightly grubby. Red pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and lightly scuffed to rear panel.

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HITLER'S V-WEAPON SITES
Written by Philip Henshall.
Stock no. 1823507
Published by Sutton Publishing. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The role of V-weapons in the Second World War, how the storage and launch sites were built and how they were defended against the air campaign that followed. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0750926074. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine and has the remains of a small label to front panel.

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ARTILLERY OF THE NAPOLEONIC WARS 1792-1815
Written by Kevin F. Kiley.
Stock no. 1322601
Published by Greenhill Books. 1st 2004. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Tracing the use of artillery throughout the Napoleonic period. Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. 318 pages. ISBN: 1853675830. Light dusty mark to lower edge of rear cover. A few tiny indentations to lower edge of textblock. Dustwrapper is edge creased.

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THE BRITISH ARMY IN WWII
Written by Brian L. Davis.
Stock no. 1822449
Published by Greenhill Books. 1st 1990. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Introduction by Brian L. Davis. A Handbook on the Organisation, Armament, Equipment, Ranks, Uniforms, etc. 1942. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1853670480. Minor imperfection to front board. Contents fine. Green pictorial dustwrapper is slightly browned and edge-creased.

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THE FRONTIER ABLAZE: THE NORTH WEST FRONTIER RISING 1897-98
Written by Michael Barthorp. Illustrated by Douglas N. Anderson.
Stock no. 1820862
Published by Windrow & Greene. 1st 1996. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour Plates. B/w photos. 128 pages. An account of the operations of the Tochi, Malakand, Buner, Mohmand and Tirah Field Forces. ISBN: 1859150233. Foxing to pastedowns hidden under flaps of dustwrapper. Foxing to verso of dustwrapper.

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THE COMPLETE ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF ARMS & WEAPONS
Written by Leonid Tarassuk; Claude Blair.
Stock no. 1820712
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st UK 1982. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

This book's coverage is world wide and so includes the arms and armament of the Orient as well as those of Europe and America. The chronological span stretches from prehistoric and classical times to the present day. Red cloth boards, white title to spine. B/w & colour illustrations. ISBN: 0713415959. Text block browned with some foxing. Endpapers browned. A few light scattered foxspots. Dustwrapper is lightly browned and is foxed to the verso.

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MOVING THE GUNS: THE MECHANISATION OF THE ROYAL ARTILLERY 1854-1939
Written by Philip Ventham; David Fletcher.
Stock no. 1819797
Published by HMSO. 1st 1990. Nearly fine condition.

Chronicling the story of the mechanisation of the Royal Artillery, following the technical development of the means to move guns in warfare from early experiments through to the beginning of the Second World War. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0112904777. Previous owner's name label to inside front cover.

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THE M 16
Written by Jean Huon.
Stock no. 1816874
Published by Spellmount Ltd.. 1st 2004. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The world's most famous assault rifle. Large format. Pictorial glazed boards. B/w & colour illustrations. ISBN: 1862272719. A few minor scuff marks to dustwrapper.

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