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STEEL POTS THE HISTORY OF AMERICA'S STEEL COMBAT HELMETS
Written by Chris Armold.
Stock no. 2132192
Published by R. James Bender. 1st USA 1997. Very good condition.

Colour pictorial boards. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 091213870X. Some bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Page edge browning.

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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).

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BRIEF BUT GLORIOUS
Written by Charles Messenger.
Stock no. 1815740
Published by ONE. 1st 2007. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A Brief History of the 8th (Service) Battalion The Royal Fusiliers 1914-18. Red cloth boards, light red title printed vertically to front board. B/w plates and maps. ISBN: 9780955605109. SIGNED by the author (with personal dedication) to title page. Letter to the previous owner from the author regarding the same sellotaped to front pastedown. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased.

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MELBOURNE TEN
Written by Brian J. Rapier.
Stock no. 1606830
Published by Air Museum Publications (york) Ltd. 1st 1982. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Contains contemporary views of life and death from a number of diaries and events concerning a bomber squadron in World War II. B/w photos. ISBN: 0950732613. SIGNED by author, illustrator and researcher on title page (no dedication).

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FROM PYRAMID TO PAGODA THE STORY OF THE WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT
Written by E.W.C. Sandes.
Stock no. 1208104
Published by F.J. Parsons Ltd.. Circa 1951. Slightly better than very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The Prince of Wales's Own In the War 1939-45 and Afterwards. Large format. Burgundy cloth with gilt titles. Fold-out maps. Top and tail of spine and corners slightly bumped. Contents fine. All maps present. Wrapper is rubbed at corners with one inch loss at top of spine.

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HISTORY OF THE FIFTEENTH CANADIAN FIELD REGIMENT
Written by Robert A. Spencer.
Stock no. 2115140
Published by Elsevier. 1st 1945. Good condition.

Royal Canadian Artillery 1941-1945. Large format. Green cloth with gilt titles. Fold-out maps to front and back. B/w photos. Book is damp marked to pages and covers. Ink stamps to prelims; couple of page tears. Page browning. A working copy.

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WITH THE FLAG TO PRETORIA, AND AFTER PRETORIA: THE GUERILLA WAR (4 VOLUME SET)
Written by H.W. Wilson.
Stock no. 2112218
Published by Harmsworth Bros., Limited. Circa 1901. Good condition.

A History of the Boer War 1899-1900. Very large format. Red cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos and illustrations. This set comprises of the 2 copies of With the Flat and the 2 supplement volumes of After Pretoria; all uniform to each other. Heavy! All spines are faded and browned, with some wear. Differing amounts of damp staining to covers and pages internally. Still a good working set.

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WITH A SHOW THROUGH SOUTHERN AFRICA AND PERSONAL REMINISCENCES OF THE TRANSVAAL WAR
Written by Charles Du Val.
Stock no. 2111042
Published by Tinsley Brothers. 1882. Very good condition.

Two volumes, bound into one volume; this has been bound in a modern binding; cloth spine; marbled boards. B/w illustrations. Light wear to cover edges. Some foxing and page browning. A few margin marks. A little annotation.

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HISTORICAL RECORD OF THE TWELFTH, OR THE EAST SUFFOLK REGIMENT OF FOOT
Written by Richard Cannon.
Stock no. 2109178
Published by Parker, Furnivall & Parker. 1848. Almost very good condition.

Containing an account of the formation of the regiment in 1685, and of its subsequent services to 1847. Red cloth, gilt titles. 4 hand coloured plates. Uneven fading to covers; spine browning; couple of small pin holes to spine. Bumping to cover edges, with some grubby marks. Publisher ink stamp and insert to prelims. A few grubby margin marks. Hand coloured plates are lovely and bright!

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RIFLE AND FIELD EXERCISES AND MUSKETRY INSTRUCTION FOR HER MAJESTY'S FLEET
No author listed.
Stock no. 2106937
1882. Almost very good condition.

Small format. Dark blue covers with brass clasp. Front part of clasp has now broken off and is missing. Heavy wear to covers; creasing to a couple of corners. Some scuff marks. Front joint is cracked and weak at this part of binding. Chipping to some page edges; small loss. Page browning. A little pencil to fold-out pages to rear, which also has a couple of edge-tears.

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FRONTIER WARFARE - INDIA
No author listed.
Stock no. 2106932
1939. Almost very good condition.

Yellow cloth. (Army and Royal Air Forces). 1 folding map and 8 fold-out diagrams. Used and for Government of India. Covers are grubby and edge-worn. Ink stamp to prelims. Foxing and a little creasing to a few fold-out diagrams.

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A NOMAD UNDER ARMS
Written by Ben Assher.
Stock no. 1205805
Published by H.F. & G. Witherby Ltd.. 1st 1931. Slightly better than very good condition.

The Chronicle of an Artilleryman from 1914 to the Armistice. B/w photos. Brown cloth, black titles. 368 pages. Corners and top and tail of spine bumped.

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