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Image for The First Seven Divisions: Being a detailed account of the fighting from Mons to Ypres

The First Seven Divisions: Being a detailed account of the fighting from Mons to Ypres

By: Ernest W. Hamilton

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Hurst and Blackett, Ltd.: 1916

Edition: Eighth Edition

Seller ID: k2955

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


A good sound copy with original rubbed cloth boards with title in gilt to the spine. Well bound and with slightly tanned contents and page edges. Endpapers with some foxing but all 4 maps present and very good, as are the contents. Publisher catalogue dated January 1916 to the rear. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; vi,[2],312,24 pages View more info

Image for The Zeppelins: The Development of the Airship with the Story of the Zeppelin Air Raids in the World War

The Zeppelins: The Development of the Airship with the Story of the Zeppelin Air Raids in the World War

By: Ernst A. Lehmann; Howard Mingos

Price: £67.50

Publisher: New York, J. H. Sears & Company, Inc.: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k980

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


The original black boards have a bright gilt title to the front but are heavily faded to the spine. They have some rubbing plus wear to the corners which are slightly knocked. The front hinges are repaired by tape and there is a little staining to some corners including to some plates. Otherwise the contents are very good and clean. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; xii,329,[1] pages View more info

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The Kitchener Mystery

By: Frank Power

Price: £29.99

Publisher: London, The Rotary Press Limited: [1926]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k2508

ISBN: B00087V0LI

Condition: Fair


The paper covers are soiled and worn with chips to the front and rear. Minor loss and tear to the tips of the spine but well bound. Soiled page edges which are also a little worn with soiling also to the first and final blank pages. The contents are tightly bound and in very good clean condition. A fair to good copy. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; [6],98,[4] pages View more info

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The War List of the University of Cambridge 1914-1918

By: G. V. Carey

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k1635

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A very good copy with clean grey boards which have only a knock to the bottom front corner and lightly worn (small tear to rear crease) and faded blue cloth spine. TEG and other edges clean. Small bookplate of Evelyn Ansell to the front pastedown with his signature to the ffep dated 1922. Well bound and with the contents all in very good condition. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; [2],xiii,[1],616 pages View more info

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The March Retreat

By: General Sir Hubert Gough

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Company, Ltd.: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k1608

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Grey cloth boards in very good clean condition and with modest soiling and foxing to the page edges. Modest foxing only to parts of the text and with some pencil notes to the rear pastedown. All 4 maps are present and in fine condition except for map 3 of which the lower third is loose. This appears to have occurred during trimming in the original production process. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; vii,[1],216 pages View more info

Image for Urgent Imperial Service: South African Forces in German South West Africa 1914-15

Urgent Imperial Service: South African Forces in German South West Africa 1914-15

By: Gerald L'Ange

Price: £34.50

Publisher: Rivonia, Ashanti Publishing (Pty) Limited: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k1968

ISBN: 1874800227

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


The book is in near fine clean condition and the dust jacket is very good and clean but with modest sunning to the spine. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; [10],352,[2] pages View more info

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Footslogger: An Autobiography

By: Graham Seton

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd.: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k1649

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


The original boards are very heavily faded but inconsistently faded with staining and soiling also present. They are only slightly worn and the gilt lettering is still visible on the spine. The upper edges are soiled and the ffep has an inscription dated 1932. The contents including plates are in very good condition with minor foxing only to a small number of pages. A very good copy but for the fading. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; ... View more info

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The War in the Air: Being the Story of The part played in the Great War by the Royal Air Force Vol. II

By: H. A. Jones

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Oxford, The Clarendon Press: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k1606

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


This copy of Volume Two only has been rebound in very good clean blue cloth with gilt lettering to the spine and with new unmarked endpapers. The page edges are a little soiled but the contents are in very good condition and with all maps present. They are in very good clean condition bar some typical minor tears near the binding. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xviii,[2],508 pages View more info

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abc Warships of World War 1 Combined Volume

By: H. M. Le Fleming

Price: £29.99

Publisher: London, Ian Allan: 1967

Edition: First Edition; Fourth Printing

Seller ID: k1998

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


The book is in very good condition but for soiling to the upper page edges. The dust jacket is bright, not price clipped, and with a little wear to the upper edges. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; viii,352 pages View more info

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The Faithful Sixth: A History of the Sixth Battalion, The Durham LIght Infantry

By: Harry Moses

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Durham, County Durham Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k1679

ISBN: 1897585195

Condition: Very Good


A very good clean copy with only minor wear to the bright clean covers. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; Oblong Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; [4],376 pages View more info

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The First Hundred Thousand: Being the Unoffical Chronicle of a Unit of "K(1)"

By: Ian Hay

Price: £12.75

Publisher: Edinburgh; London, William Blackwood and Sons: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k2954

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


In very good clean blue cloth boards. Minor foxing to the slightly soiled edges and also to a small number of pages. Contents otherwise in very good condition and well bound. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; vi,[2],342,[2] pages View more info

Image for The Royal Army Service Corps: A History of Transport and Supply in the British Army Vol. I

The Royal Army Service Corps: A History of Transport and Supply in the British Army Vol. I

By: John Fortescue

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k2462

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


An alternative binding with half black morocco and blue cloth boards. Five raised bands to the spine which has the title and author in gilt lettering. The binding is a little worn, such as at the tips of the spine, but is overall very good. AEG and unmarked marbled endpapers. Contents are fine and unmarked with owners signature to the first blank free. The folding maps at the rear are all present and fine but one has edges protruding. Sent from our bookshop in the ... View more info

Image for Open Cockpit: Flying Pre-War Fighting and Training Aircraft

Open Cockpit: Flying Pre-War Fighting and Training Aircraft

By: John Nesbitt-Dufort

Price: £14.99

Publisher: London, Speed and Sports Publications Ltd: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k2733

ISBN: 0851130402

Condition: Fair


Paper covers are bright with slight tanning and there is foxing to the upper page edges with all edges tanned. Contents are cracked and/or entirely loose due to failure of binding glue but contents otherwise very good and unmarked. Owner name stamped to first blank page Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 77,[3] pages View more info

Image for The First World War 1914-1918: Personal Experiences Volume I [and] Volume II [Two Volumes]

The First World War 1914-1918: Personal Experiences Volume I [and] Volume II [Two Volumes]

By: Lieut.-Col. C. a Court Repington

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Constable and Company Ltd: 1920

Edition: Eighth Edition

Seller ID: k1651

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


2 volume set in original bright clean green cloth with some rubbing to the upper board of volume 2 and modest corner bumps, but otherwise fine with bright gilt lettering to the spine. The notably untrimmed edges are soiled and both volumes are well bound. They each have an inscription to the ffep dated 1920 and there is a little foxing to the endpapers and first and latter few pages. The contents are otherwise in very good condition with some parts of the index being ... View more info

Image for Sir Douglas Haig's Despatches (December 1915 - April 1919) [and] Maps

Sir Douglas Haig's Despatches (December 1915 - April 1919) [and] Maps

By: Lieut.-Colonel J. H. Boraston

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London & Toronto, J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd.: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k1708

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


2 volume set. The volume of text has fading and rubbing to the spine but the boards are very good and largely clean. Cracking to the endpapers with a glue repair to the rear endpapers. Minor foxing to the endpapers & page edges plus to small parts of the contents. Overall the contents including plates are in very good conditon. The box of maps is very good with minor rubbing but the gilt lettering on the spine is faded. All ten maps are present and in fine clean co... View more info

Image for Storm Troops: Austro-Hungarian Assault Units and Commandos in the First World War: Tactics, Organisation, Uniforms and Equipment

Storm Troops: Austro-Hungarian Assault Units and Commandos in the First World War: Tactics, Organisation, Uniforms and Equipment

By: M. Christian Ortner

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Vienna, Verlag Militaria: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k3062

ISBN: 3950164286

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


The book and dust jacket are both in fine clean condition. All text in English and with many colour and black & white illustrations. A heavy book for overseas shipping purposes and sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 320 pages View more info

Image for The Royal Scots 1914-1919 Volume I and Volume II.  [Two Volumes]

The Royal Scots 1914-1919 Volume I and Volume II. [Two Volumes]

By: Major John Ewing

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Oliver and Boyd: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k1612

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Two volume set. The first volume has clean blue boards with a small dent to the middle of the spine and some minor indentations to the upper edges and corners. The untrimmed edges are clean and the contents are in fine clean condition including the plates and folding plans. The dust jacket is soiled to the spine and has some modest chips, tears and creases but is overall in very good condition with front and rear largely clean. The second volume is slighlty worn and ... View more info

Image for The Story of the Fourth Army in the Battles of the Hundred Days, August 8th to November 11th, 1918 [and] Maps [2 volumes]

The Story of the Fourth Army in the Battles of the Hundred Days, August 8th to November 11th, 1918 [and] Maps [2 volumes]

By: Major-General Sir Archibald Montgomery

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Soughton Limited: [1920]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k1714

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


The red cloth boards are bright with some staining to the lower board and with knocked and worn corners to the upper board. Lettering to the upper board is bright but faded to the rubbed and slightly worn spine. Cracked front endpapers otherwise soundly bound. Rubbed and slightly soiled page edges, tanned half title & title page and torn tissue guard to frontisplate. There is light foxing to a small number of pages otherwise the text is very good. The large number o... View more info

Image for Hail and Farewell: Letters from Two Brothers Killed in France in 1916: Alec and Goldy Raws

Hail and Farewell: Letters from Two Brothers Killed in France in 1916: Alec and Goldy Raws

By: Margaret Young; Bill Gammage [Editors]

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Kenthurst, NSW, Kangaroo Press Pty Ltd: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k1626

ISBN: 0864177070

Condition: Near Fine


A near fine clean copy with minimal wear. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 174,[2] pages View more info

Image for Army Service Corps 1902-1918

Army Service Corps 1902-1918

By: Michael Young

Price: £93.75

Publisher: Barnsley, Leo Cooper: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k2658

ISBN: 0850527309

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


The book and dust jacket are both in fine clean and bright condition. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; x,406 pages View more info