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The "Königsberg" Adventure.

By: Chatterton, E. Keble.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Hurst & Blackett Ltd, 1932.: 1932

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 947

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, in Very Good condition with some signs of wear, no dustwrapper. First edition, pp 287, b&w plates and illustrations in text - one plate missing (p132), index. The epic story of the German cruiser Konigsberg's role in First World War operations in East Africa. S14. View more info

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From Rebel to Hero: The Image of the Highlander, 1745-1830.

By: Clyde, Robert.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Tuckwell Press, 1998. 9781862320277: 1998

Seller ID: 7

ISBN: 1862320276

Condition: Fine


Paperback reprint in fine condition; pages vi, 201; full page map, B&W illustrations, extensive bibliography and index. S2. Explores the rehabilitation of the Scottish Gaels from the time of the Jacobite Rebellion of 1745 up to 1830 and their theoretical assimilation into model British society. Exposes many of the romantic myths and outlines the reality of famine and mass emigration of the period. View more info

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Dangerous Energy: The Archaeology of Gunpowder and Military Explosives Manufacture.

By: Cocroft, Wayne D.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: English Heritage, 2000. 1850747180: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 922

ISBN: 1850747180

Condition: Fine


Paperback, in Fine condition. First edition, pp xxiii, 320, b&w illustrations, gazetteer, glossary, bibliography, index. This book comprises a national study of the explosives industry and provides a framework for identification of its industrial archaeology and social history. Few monuments of gunpowder manufacture survive in Britain from the Middle Ages, although its existence is documented. Late 17th-century water-powered works are identifiable but sparse. In the later 18th century, however, the industry was transformed by state acquisition of key factories, notably at Faversham and at Walt... View more info

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Flagship "Hood": The Fate of Britain's Mightiest Warship

By: Coles, Alan; Briggs, Ted

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Robert Hale Ltd: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005311

ISBN: 0709020244

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition with Fine dustwrapper. First edition, pp xii, 269, b&w illustrations, references, bibliography, index. An account of the battle cruiser HMS Hood, reputed to be the most powerful and luxurious warship in the world until its destruction in the Denmark Strait on 24 May 1941. Briggs, one of only three men out of 1400 who survived the attack, describes the myth of HMS Hood and the final months on board. View more info

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The History of the Corps of the Royal Sappers and Miners. 2 Volumes Bound.

By: Conolly, T.W.J.

Price: £195.00

Publisher: Longman, Green, Brown and Longmans, 1855.: 1855

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1080

Condition: Good


Hardback with quarter leather binding, small lower portion of spine coming loose, front hinge cracked but holding, edgewear and rubbing to corners but otherwise in Good condition. First edition, pp xiii, 368, 324, colour illustrations, appendix. A detailed history of the Royal Sappers & Miners with many colour illustrations. S17. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

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Reason in Revolt.

By: Copeman, Fred.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Blandford Press: 1948

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005643

Condition: Good+


Hardcover in original cloth covered boards, top edge of rear board and middle of front board marked and rear endpaper rippled from damping, but otherwise internally Very Good, dustjacket marked internally from aforementioned damping but externally unmarked and in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 235, b&w illustrations. A Very Good reading copy. View more info

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Memoires du Sergent Bourgogne (1812-1813)

By: Cottin, Paul.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Librairie Hachette et Cie.: 1909

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 004954

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, with some shelf wear, otherwise in Very Good condition, Quarterbound in red leather. With five raised bands, gilt titles. Marbled endpapers. With previous owner's name in ink on front endpaper. With b&w illustration of Sgt Bourgogne. Memoire of Sergeant Bourgogne in French. Memoires du Sergent Bourgogne (1812-1813) publies apres le manuscript original par Paul Cottin et Maurice Henault (Archiviste municipal de Valenciennes) View more info

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Men of Lower Deeside of Military Age in 1798

By: David L. Walker

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Aberdeen & N.E.Scotland Family History Society: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006671

ISBN: 0947659692

Condition: Very Good


Card covers, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Fine condition. First edition, pp vi, 39, maps, names index. Scarce title View more info

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In the Eye of the Storm: Angola's People

By: Davidson, Basil

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Prentice Hall Press: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004181

ISBN: 0582112206

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in Very Good condition, slightly shelfworn dustwrapper, internally repaired and enclosed in a clear archival wrap. First edition, pp 355, b&w illustrations, maps, index, View more info

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Beaufighters Over New Guinea: No.30 Squadron RAAF 1942-1943.

By: Dick, George Turnbull.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: RAAF Museum, 1993. 064218836X: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2940

ISBN: 064218836X

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers, slight edgewear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp xi, 175, nominal roll, bibliography. A look at Australian Beaufighter operations over New Guinea during the Second World War. VERY SCARCE.S31. View more info

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H.M.S. Ganges: Tales of the T.R.O.G.s

By: Douglas, John

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Maritime Books: 1995

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 003630

ISBN: 090681605X

Condition: Fine


With b&w illustrations. H.M.S. Ganges: Tales of the T.R.O.G.s. S31. View more info

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Cromwell Against the Scots: Last Anglo-Scottish War, 1650-52

By: Dr. John D. Grainger

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Tuckwell Press Ltd: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005430

ISBN: 1862320640

Condition: As New


Illustrated card covers in As New. First edition, pp 202, b&w illustrations, notes, glossary, bibliography, index. After an introduction establishing Cromwell's war against the Scots from July 1650 to May 1652, this book discusses Charles' landing and Fairfax's resignation as commander-in-chief of the English Republican Army, both events occurred on the same day. It then addresses the causes of the war, Charles II's landing in Northern Scotland from the Continent. The story continues chronologically, from Cromwell's invasion of Scotland, through the Battle of Dunbar, and the slow establishme... View more info

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The Opium War 1840-1842.

By: Fay, Peter Ward.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: University of North Carolina Press, 1997. 0807847143: 1997

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 2201

ISBN: 0807847143

Condition: Very Good


Card covers, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. Second edition, pp xxxi, 406, maps, appendix, sources, notes, index. The story of the war between Great Britain and China. S13. View more info

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The War Diaries of Neville Duke, 1941-1944.

By: Franks, Norman.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Grub Street, 1995. 1898697167: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 942

ISBN: 1898697167

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in very good condition, complete with dustwrapper in very good condition. First Edition. SCARCE SIGNED COPY, pp218, with appendices, maps and index.An intriguing record of a young fighter pilot before he achieved fame as a test pilot. Wherever he was - Biggin Hill, North Africa or Italy - Neville Duke, against standing orders, kept an almost daily diary. Norman Franks was granted complete access to them, and provides here an edited version set within the context of what was happening elsewhere in WWII. S14. View more info

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The Roman Conquest of Scotland: The Battle of Mont Graupius AD 84.

By: Fraser, James E.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: The History Press, 2008. 9780752448152: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 879

ISBN: 0752448153

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in very good condition. First edition. Pp159 plus 11 pages of The History Press' catalogue. With b&w i8llustrations, maps, notes, bibliography, list of illustrations and maps, index. The story of the Roman conquest of Scotland. In the summer of 84 AD the Italian gentleman Gnaeus Iulius Agricola, governor of Roman Britain (78-84 AD), led an army of Roman legionary soldiers and barbarian auxiliaries into northern Britain, known as Caledonia to the Romans. At a place called Mount Graupius, Agricola won a decisive victory over a large Caledonian host, and it appeared at the time that, fo... View more info

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Horsemen from Beyond

By: Freestone, Basil

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Dobson Books Ltd: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004061

ISBN: 0234772115

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in Very Good condition with slightly shelfworn dustwrapper but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 264, b&w illustrations and maps, sources, index. A look at the battle of Waima between colonial armies of British and French. View more info

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In the Service of the Sultan: A First Hand Account of the Dhofar Insurgency.

By: Gardiner, Ian.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Pen & Sword, 2006. 184415467X: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2188

ISBN: 184415467X

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition with dustwrapper in Fine condition. First edition, SIGNED BY AUTHOR, pp xiii, 189, b&w illustrations, glossary, index. A First Hand Account of the Dhofar Insurgency. S28. View more info

Image for The Life of A Regiment: The History of the Gordon Highlanders (Volumes 1&2).

The Life of A Regiment: The History of the Gordon Highlanders (Volumes 1&2).

By: Gardyne LT.-Colonel C. Greenhill.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: The Medici Society, 1929.: 1929

Seller ID: 966

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, two volumes, in Very Good condition with dustwrappers in Very Good condition. Reprints, pp, xx, 438, xx, 346, b&w illustrations withcolour frontispiece, indices. An in depth history of the Gordon Highlanders, volumes 1&2 1794-1816, 1816-1898. S15. POSTAGE RATES ARE BASED ON A BOOK WEIGHT UP TO 1KG. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, PLEASE CONTACT US BY EMAIL BEFORE ORDERING FOR A POSTAGE QUOTE. View more info

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Notes for Infantry Officers on Trench Warfare.

By: General Staff

Price: £50.00

Publisher: HMSO: 1916

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004385

Condition: Very Good


Section stitched with card wraps, note written in ink to the top of front cover that reads: "This supersedes Notes on Field Defences and Notes from the Front Parts II, III & IV, See S.C.O 769 30/3/16", some light wear to edges and small marks, rusted staples but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 76, b&w illustrations and colour fold out diagrams, index. Featuring detailed illustrations and diagrams showing how to set up defences such as entanglements and flare pits. SCARCE. View more info

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The Giles VE-Day Collection.

By: Giles.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Pedigree Books, 1995. 1874507619: 1995

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 1440

ISBN: 1874507619

Condition: Very Good


Oblong format, with illustrated card covers, in Very Good condition with slip case in Very Good condition. Limited edition (1106), unpaginated, b&w illustrations and newspaper scans. The final years of the 2nd World War through the eyes of Giles and from the front page of the Daily Express Newspaper. S22. View more info