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The Illustrated London News: The Complete Second World War, September 1939 - December 1945 - 13 Volumes Complete.

By: N/A

Price: £7,500.00

Publisher: The Illustrated London News and Sketch, Ltd.: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005629

Condition: Near Fine


13 Volumes. Large hardcovers (36x26cm) in blue cloth, bound for the Library of The Gordon Highlanders, gilt titles on spines, Gordon Highlanders cap badge in gilt on front covers, some light shelfwear but overall in Near Fine condition. This large, complete and unique set of 13 volumes of the weekly London Illustrated News covers every aspect of the Second World War in great detail. Volume 1: 2 September - 30 December 1939, pp 614, Covers the first four months, including countless articles and illustrations mainly concerning the beginning of the Second World War which officially began the d... View more info

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Beneath Flanders Fields: The Tunnellers' War 1914-1918

By: Barton, Peter; Doyle, Peter; Vandewalle, Johan

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Spellmount Publishers Ltd: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004572

ISBN: 1862272379

Condition: Fine


Large hardcover in Fine condition with Fine dustwrapper. First edition, pp 304, colour and b&w illustrations, sources, bibliography, picture references, index. This highly illustrated, definitive, important, book is the first full account of the British and German mine warfare of the Ypres Salient combining personal testimonies of the tunnellers themselves with details of the workings, giving the reader a new insight into this most secret of all Great War battles and incorporating a host of previously unpublished archive photographs. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FI... View more info

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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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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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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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Mairs Tales

By: Macintosh, Christine.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Northfield Press: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005702

ISBN: 0954564502

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers, some small marks but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, contains a signed letter from the author to a prospective reviewer at the Aberdeen Press and Journal, pp 296, b&w illustrations. A "historical, biographical novel". View more info

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General Sir Gordon MacMillan of MacMillan and Knap. The Babe. (1897 - 1986)

By: MacMillan, George, John, Judy, David & Andrew.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: FastPrint Publishing, 2013.: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 2929

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in Very Good condition. First edition. SIGNED COPY, with pp218. With b&w and colour illustrations, maps and family tree. General Sir Gordon MacMillan's five children decided to write this life of their father to learn more about what he had done, and so allow their children and grandchildren to draw inspiration from the great man from whom they are descended. Fascinating details came to light about his bravery in the First World War, his successes in command in the Second World War, his good fortune in surviving three assassination attempts during the last years of the British Mandat... View more info

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The Kaiser's Battle, 21 March 1918: The First Day of the German Sping Offensive.

By: Middlebrook, Mark.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Allen Lane, 1978.: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2345

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in Very Good condition with price clipped dustwrapper in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 431, b&w illustrations, appendices, index. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. The first day of the German Sping offensive 1918. View more info

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The Great World War: A History Part VI.

By: Mumby, Frank A.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: The Gresham Publishing Company Ltd.: 1915

Seller ID: 004275

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers with cloth spine, some light shelfwear and bottom rear corner slightly bumped but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 225-336, numerous illustrations and maps throughout. View more info

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The Great World War: A History Part III

By: Mumby, Frank A.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: The Gresham Publishing Company Ltd.: 0

Seller ID: 004276

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers with cloth spine, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 225-336, numerous illustrations and maps throughout. View more info

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The Great World War: A History Part II

By: Mumby, Frank A.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: The Gresham Publishing Company Ltd.: 0

Seller ID: 004274

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers with cloth spine, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 113-224, numerous illustrations and maps throughout. View more info

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The Great World War: A History Part IV.

By: Mumby, Frank A.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: The Gresham Publishing Company Ltd.: 0

Seller ID: 004278

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers with cloth spine, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 112, numerous illustrations and maps throughout. View more info

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The Great World War: A History Part V.

By: Mumby, Frank A.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: The Gresham Publishing Company Ltd.: 0

Seller ID: 004277

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers with cloth spine, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 113-224, numerous illustrations and maps throughout. View more info

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The Great World War: A History Part VII

By: Mumby, Frank A.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: The Gresham Publishing Company Ltd.: 0

Seller ID: 004279

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers with cloth spine, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 112, numerous illustrations and maps throughout. View more info

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The Great World War: A History Part VIII

By: Mumby, Frank A.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: The Gresham Publishing Company Ltd.: 0

Seller ID: 004280

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers with cloth spine, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 113-224, numerous illustrations and maps throughout. View more info

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The Great World War: A History Part IX

By: Mumby, Frank A.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: The Gresham Publishing Company Ltd.: 0

Seller ID: 004281

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers with cloth spine, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 225-336, numerous illustrations and maps throughout. View more info

St Valery and its Aftermath: The Gordon Highlanders Captured in France in 1940.

By: Stewart Mitchell.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Pen & Sword Military: 2017

Seller ID: 005119

ISBN: 1473886589

Condition: New


Hardback new, with dust wrapper, New. First edition. With b&w illustrations and maps. With appendix: Gordon Highlanders Captured or killed in France in 1940. ppxvii, 238. During the German May 1940 offensive, the 51st (Highland) Division, including the 1st and 5th Battalions Gordon Highlanders, became separated from the British Expeditionary Force. After a heroic stand at St Valery-en-Caux the Division surrendered when fog thwarted efforts to evacuate them. Within days, scores of Gordons had escaped and were on the run through Nazi-occupied France. Many reached Britain after feats of great ... View more info

The Railway Magazine (set of two volumes of six magazines each.) 1918

By: The Railway Magazine.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: The Railway Magazine: 1918

Seller ID: 005746

Condition: Very Good


Two Hardback volumes with some shelf wear, small tears and bumping to the spine, otherwise in Very Good condition. SCARCE. Set of two volumes of six magazines each. Combined pages of the two volumes is pp 848. With b&w illustrations. With index. The Railway Magazine (set of two volumes of six magazines each.) Volume One has six frontispiece illustrations. Facing page one: colour photo of: North British Railway 4-4-0. Superheated Main Line Engine No411. Facing page 73:colour photo: Great Western Railway 4-6-0 'Star' Class locomotive No 4041 Prince of Wales. Facing page143: b&w double p... View more info

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The Illustrated War News.

By: Various.

Price: £600.00

Publisher: The Illustrated London News and Sketch, Ltd.: 1914

Seller ID: 005433

Condition: Very Good


Complete set of The Illustrated War News. Sixteen volumes covering 1914 to 1918. Eight books in large landscape format, in brown cloth covers, quarter bound leather, with gilt titles and illustrations. In Near Fine condition. With example articles in Volume 1: August 12, 1914: The war and its meaning, by Spenser Wilkinson, The prelude to the great drama, by Spenser Wilkinson, The first act, The Great War and lots more. Eight books in large portrait format, with red cloth covers, quarter bound leather, with gilt titles and illustration. Some shelf wear and rubbed spines, otherwise in Very ... View more info

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A History of the Black Watch in the Great War, 1914-1918. Three Volumes.

By: Wauchope, Major-General A.G.

Price: £295.00

Publisher: The Medici Society Ltd., 1925/26.: 1925

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2985

Condition: Very Good


Three volumes in Hardback, in VERY GOOD condition. In attractive blue cloth covers with gold Black Watch emblem on covers. No Dustwrappers issued, hand-cut pages, in glassine cover. FIRST EDITIONS, with illustrations, maps and drawings. Volume I: Regular Army. 1st, 2nd and 3rd battalions. With frontispiece picture of a soldier on the road to Arras, 1916. With foreword by General The Right Hon. Sir John G. Maxwell.With appendices I: Record of Officers' Service; II: Summary of Casualties. III: Casualties- Officers; IV: Nominal Roll of Warrant Ofiicers, Non-Commisioned Officers and Men killed in ... View more info