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1 "O". [Lionel James]. The Yellow War.
1905 
William Blackwood and Sons. 1905. First Edition. Hardback. No DW. Yellow illustrated cloth, blue lettering. Frontis with tissue guard + illustrations. Boards are soiled, spine is sunned and extremities are a little bumped. Contents overall are lovely and clean with no ownership inscriptions. 79935 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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2 (HARNESS, William). DUNCAN-JONES, Caroline M. Trusty and Well Beloved. The Letters Home of William Harness an Officer of George III. Edited by...
1957 
S.P.C.K., London. 1957. First edition. Hardback. DW. Illustrated. Internally clean and sound. Wrapper is price clipped and lacks small portion from head of spine, large closed tear to front cover, and is repaired internally with tape. 72499 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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3 1ST/4TH THE LOYAL NORTH LANCASHIRE REGIMENT. The War History of the 1st/4th Battalion The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, now The Loyal Regiment (North Lancashire). 1914-1918.
Battalion History Committee and printed by Geo. Toulmin & Sons, Preston. 1921 
First Edition. No DW. 4to. Green cloth, gilt. Portrait frontis + illustrations and maps, all present. 193pp. Mottling to boards with some slight discolouration, extremities lightly worn. Endpapers lightly soiled, with rear hing slightly visible, contents a little foxed o/w a nice copy. VG. 67064 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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4 ADAMS, Colonel R. M. Through to 1970. Royal Signals Golden Jubilee.
Royal Institution. 1970 
First edition. Blue boards, gilt. Profusely illustrated in b&w and colour with tissue guards. A very clean copy. VG+. 53490 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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5 AILSBY, Christopher. Waffen-SS The Unpublished Photographs.
Sidgwick & Jackson/Bookmark. London. 2000 
Reprint. Large 4to. DW. Profusely illustrated. VG+ in sl. worn wrapper. ISBN: 0283063750 41300 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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6 ALLEN, Warner. HARDIE, Martin. (Painted by...) Our Italian Front.
A. & C. Black. Ltd. London. 1920 
First edition. No DW. Large 8vo. 203pp. 50 coloured plates with tissue guards and one pull-out map at rear. Original blue cloth giltEndpapers browned and edges foxed, spine sl. faded with one tear and associated crease at head of spine, boards are fresh and bright. A generally clean and sound copy. VG+. 55009 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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7 ALLINGHAM, W. [DE VAUBAN] [CAMBRAY] The New Method of Fortification, As practised by Monsieur de Vaauban, Engineer-General of France. Together with a New Treatise of Geometry. The Third Edition. Carefully Revised and Corrected by the Original. To which is now added, A Treatise of Military Orders, and the Art of Gunnery, or throwing of Bombs, Balls, etc. to hit any Object assign'd. The whole Work Illustrated with 32 Copper Plates.
W. Freeman. London. 1702 
8vo. Third Edition. Only 18 plates; 1-8 & A-K (no J). A Treatise of Geometry; 1-60pp: A Treatise of Fortification; 61-186pp: The Art of Gunnery; 187-213pp., including table. Full calf with inlaid design on both boards. Upper board detatched. Missing sections to spine. Bookplate of Lt. Gen. Leverne. Inscription from Richard Rye to Levern dated 1719 to front end paper. Complete this scarce book would be £1,500. Price reflects condition and is sold as seen. Sébastien Le Prestre, Seigneur (Marquis) de Vauban (1633–1707), Marshal of France and foremost military engineer. Famous for designing fortifications and in breaking through them. Advised Louis XIV. Involved in the Siege of Maastricht (1673), the Siege of Valenciennes (1677) the fortification of the cities of Strasbourg (1681) and Landau (1688). Often attributed to the pen of Vauban, the work is a translation of the Chevalier de Cambray's "Maniere de fortifier de Mr. de Vauban" first published in English in 1691. 37156 
Price: 200.00 GBP
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8 ALY, Gotz and Susanne HEIM. Architects of Annihilation. Auschwitz and The Logic of Destruction.
2002 
Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London. 2002. DW. First edition in English. Pages slightly browned otherwise a clean and sound copy in wrapper. A masterful investigation into the thinking and the planning of all stages of the final solution by two investigative journalists from Berlin who based this work on original records and documents. 79267 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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9 AMBROSE, Hugh. The Pacific.
2010 
Canongate, Edinburgh. 2010. First edition. Hardback with DW. 489 pages. B/w photograph plates. Clean and sound. 78832 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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10 ANON From the Front. Stories from the Seat of War. [Boer War Stories] ATTRACTIVELY BOUND IN HALF CALF.
1900 
Sands & Company. London. 1900. No DW. First edition. Handsomely bound in half maroon calf gilt. Bookplate to front pastedown, ownership signature to title page. Some slight wear to extremities, endpapers browned otherwise a clean and sound copy of this collection of stories from the Boer War. 80203 
Price: 38.00 GBP
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11 ANON [CORBETT, A. F.] Service Through Six Reigns. 1891 to 1953.
Privately printed. 1953 
Original gilt red cloth. vii [i] and 77pp [2pp]. 15 b/w photos. Extremities slightly worn. Corners slightly bumped. Head and tail of spine crumpled. Spine slightly sunned. A lovely copy of this scarce book. 25394 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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12 ANON. Our Army and Navy. Sixty-Four Large Plates Illustrating the British Forces by Land and Sea with Explanatory Letterpress.
1915 
Thomas Nelson, London. 1915. First edition. Landscape 4to. Hardback, NO DW. Pictorial front cover, blue cloth backstrip. 64 b&w plates, unpaginated. A little foxing to endpapers and prize label to front pastedown. Boards a little rubbed around extremities, o/w a clean, bright copy of a fascinating volume. 81208 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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13 ANON. XIII Hussars. South African War. October 1899 - 1902.
Naval and Military Press, Uckfield. nd (c. 2011) 
Paperback facsimile reprint. 202 pages. Nr. Fine 66542 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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14 ANON. [Swinton, Ernest Dunlop] Eye-Witness's Narrative of the War. From the Marne to Neuve Chapelle. September, 1914-March, 1915.
Edward Arnold, London. 1915 
First edition. Brown boards, black lettering. Inner hinges visible, front end paper neatly removed. Edges browned and boards rather grubby. Internally a clean copy. 42984 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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15 ARTHUR, Max. Forgotten Voices of the Great War. In association with the Imperial War Museum.
Ebury Press, London. 2002 
Reprint. DW. Illustrations. 326pp inc index. Wrapper a little rubbed in places. Interior virtually as new. 61746 
Price: 12.95 GBP
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16 ARTHUR, Max. Last Post. [SIGNED]
2005 
Weidenfield & Nicolson, London. 2005. First Edition. SIGNED by the Author to the title page. b&w illustrations. A very clean and fresh copy. 75148 
Price: 8.95 GBP
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17 ASHBY, John. Seek Glory, Now Keep Glory. The Story of the 1st Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment, 1914-18.
Helion and Company, West Midlands. 2000 
First Edition. DW. Illustrated. Nr Fine in wrapper that is very lightly sunned to spine. 66440 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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18 ASHWOOD, Rodney. For Queen and Country. The Zulu War Diary of Lieutenant Wilfred Heaton 24th Regiment of Foot 1879. Forword by Nicky Rattray. SIGNED BY AUTHOR.
Delfryn Publications. Brecon 2011 
Second edition with added tribute to David Rattray. SIGNED BY AUTHOR TO FRONT ENDPAPER. Illustrated with maps and photographs. Fine in wrapper. 62889 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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19 ATKINSON, C. T. The History of The South Wales Borderers 1914-1918.
The Medici Society, London. 1931 
First edition. NO DW. Large 8vo. Illustrated with 2 maps and numerous plans throughout. Original green cloth, gilt, with gilt vignette to front board. Boards and spine very slightly sunned. Endpapers browned o/w contents very clean and fresh. A lovely copy. VG+. 66613 
Price: 120.00 GBP
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20 ATKINSON, C.T. The Dorsetshire Regiment. The Thirty-Ninth and Fifty-Fourth Foot And The Dorset Militia And Volunteers. Volume I: Part I: The Thirty-Ninth. Volume II: Part II: The Fifty-Fourth. Part III: The Dorsetshire Regiment.
Privately printed at the University Press, Oxford. 1947 
First edition. Two Volumes. No DW. Green cloth, gilt. Illustrated. A little age browning to endpapers o/w a handsome set with little signs of wear. VG+. 66874 
Price: 85.00 GBP
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