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Image for Courage Past: A Duty Done

Courage Past: A Duty Done

By: Alex Aiken

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Alex. Aiken: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k1697

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


The black cloth boards are in very good condition with slight soiling and the upper page edges are also soiled. The contents are in fine clean condition and there is a fine folding map in the rear pocket along with a slightly foxed Corrigenda sheet. The dust jacket is also slighlty foxed and has creasing to parts plus a small tear/creasing to the bottom of the front. Finally the inside of the rear of the jacket has had a large piece cut away. Sent from our bookshop ... View more info

Image for Gallipoli to the Somme: Recollections of a New Zealand Infantryman

Gallipoli to the Somme: Recollections of a New Zealand Infantryman

By: Alexander Aitken

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1964

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: k1621

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Reprint of 1964 with some staining to the lower boards and a slightly knocked upper corner but with the boards otherwise very good. There is a little soiling to the page edges but the contents are in very fine condition. The dust jacket is scuffed and has a little creasing but is bright and clean. Not price clipped. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xi,[1],177,[3] pages View more info

Image for The British Campaign in France and Flanders 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917, January to July 1918, July to November 1918 [6 Volumes]

The British Campaign in France and Flanders 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917, January to July 1918, July to November 1918 [6 Volumes]

By: Arthur Conan Doyle

Price: £130.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1916-1919

Seller ID: k1715

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A six volume set in very good condition overall with only minor rubbing to the blue cloth and with bright gilt lettering to the spines. All very well bound with a little light foxing to some plus a little soiling to the page edges. There is minor additional creasing to some of the folding maps which are otherwise very good and clean. Volume 1914 is a 3rd edition with all others 1st editions. The final volume has some damp staining to the upper and lower boards plus ... View more info

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The German War

By: Arthur Conan Doyle

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London; New York; Toronto, Hodder and Stoughton; George H. Doran Company: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k2336

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Hodder edition with the George H. Doran binding. Whilst the gilt lettering to the upper board is largely clear the lettering on the spine is not easily visible. The black cloth boards also have just a little staining but are otherwise very good. The ffep is torn at the top and also stained plus has an owners stamp and a brief inscription. There is cracking between it and the half title page and there is partial cracking to some of the gatherings. Otherwise the cont... View more info

Image for From the Dreadnought to Scapa Flow: The Royal Navy in the Fisher Era, 1904-1919 Volumes I, II, III, IV and V [5 Volumes]

From the Dreadnought to Scapa Flow: The Royal Navy in the Fisher Era, 1904-1919 Volumes I, II, III, IV and V [5 Volumes]

By: Arthur J. Marder

Price: £495.00

Publisher: London, 1961-1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k1706

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


5 volume set, all 1st editions and all with dust jackets. Volume I is near fine with a very good dust jacket which has modest wear/tear and soiling. Volume II is near fine and has the corrigenda to Volume I. The dust jacket is stained with some soiling but is otherwise very good. Volume III is near fine with a little soiling to the edges and includes all 16 charts in the rear pocket which are also near fine. The dust jacket has staining and soiling along with creases... View more info

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The East African Force 1915-1919: An unofficial records of its creation and fighting career [...]

By: Brigadier-General C. P. Fendall

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, H. F. & G. Witherby: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k1278

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


The original red cloth boards are faded and are worn to the bottom front corner but are otherwise sound. The spine though is heavily faded with minor staining and with a tear to the top at the rear crease (1cm). With soiled page edges but soundly bound. No inscriptions or notations and with very little foxing but with one plate loose. The contents and plates (all present) are otherwise in very good clean condition and the folding map is fine without tears. Sent fro... View more info

Image for Military Operations France and Belgium, 1914: Volume I, Volume II, Maps Volume I, Maps Volume II [4 Volumes]

Military Operations France and Belgium, 1914: Volume I, Volume II, Maps Volume I, Maps Volume II [4 Volumes]

By: Brigadier-General J. E. Edmonds

Price: £110.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co., Limited: 1928-29

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: k1753

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


4 volume set with both text volumes late 1920s reprints. They are both in very good attractive clean condition with modest fading to the spine. No inscriptions, bookplates or notations and with fine clean contents. The map cases have a little wear & soiling and a greater amount of fading but are both in sound condition. The maps of the first volume are all present and in fine clean condition. The maps which are present in the second volume are also in fine clean co... View more info

Image for Military Operations France and Belgium, 1918 Volume I, Volume II, Volume III, Volume IV, Volume V, Maps Volume I, Maps Volume II, Appendices Volume I [8 Volumes]

Military Operations France and Belgium, 1918 Volume I, Volume II, Volume III, Volume IV, Volume V, Maps Volume I, Maps Volume II, Appendices Volume I [8 Volumes]

By: Brigadier-General Sir James E. Edmonds

Price: £515.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co., Limited; The Imperial War Museum: 1935-1993

Seller ID: k1782

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8 volumes in very good conditon. Volume 1 (1st Ed.) has fine clean boards but some sunning to the spine. The page edges are a little spotted but the contents are fine and clean. Volume 2 (1st Ed.) has some damp staining to the boards and sunning to the spine but little wear. A newspaper cutting has been tipped into the front pastedown and there is a bookplate to the verso of the ffep. There are purple and blue ink notations to a small number of pages and the addendu... View more info

Image for Jacka's Mob: a narrative of the Great War by Edgar John Rule

Jacka's Mob: a narrative of the Great War by Edgar John Rule

By: Carl Johnson; Andrew Barnes

Price: £70.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Military Melbourne: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k1686

ISBN: 0646388037

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


The book is in fine clean condition and the dust jacket (which replicates the paper cover image) is in very good clean condition with only a little wear at the edges. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; xvi,240 pages View more info

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Transportation on the Western Front 1914-1918

By: Colonel A. M. Henniker

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, The Imperial War Museum; The Battery Press:

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: k2375

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Very fine red cloth boards and with the contents fine but for a small amount of creasing to a corner of the first few pages plus minor soiling to a corner of one of them. Contents otherwise unmarked. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; History of the Great War Based on Official Documents; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; iv,[6],v-xxxiv,531,[7] pages View more info

Image for British Legion: Earl Haig Memorial Number.  March 1928

British Legion: Earl Haig Memorial Number. March 1928

By: Colonel E. C. Heath [Editor]

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, British Legion: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k1685

Condition: Very Good


The blue paper covers are a little worn at the edges and have minor staining. The Haig facsimile signature is also faded. Soundly bound with a very small inscription to the first page which also has very light foxing. The illustrated contents are otherwise in very good clean condition. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; i-ii,229-300,iii-iv pages View more info

Image for The Bond of Sacrifice: A Biographical Record of all British Officers who fell in the Great War.  Volume I Aug-Dec., 1914 [and] Volume II January-June, 1915 [2 Volumes]

The Bond of Sacrifice: A Biographical Record of all British Officers who fell in the Great War. Volume I Aug-Dec., 1914 [and] Volume II January-June, 1915 [2 Volumes]

By: Colonel L. Clutterbuck; Colonel W. T. Dooner; Commander the Honble. C. A Denison

Price: £55.00

Publisher: Dallington, The Naval & Military Press Ltd.: 1992

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: k1747

ISBN: 1897632215

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


2 volume set in very good condition with clean yellow boards and slight soiling to the page edges. The contents are all fine but the pagination of volume 2 goes straight from 527 to 529. We are unaware if this is a fault just of the facsimile or also of the original. The dust jackets are bright and clean with minor wear and a few light scratches. A heavy set for overseas shipping purposes. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; [6],459,[1] + [2],x... View more info

Image for History of The Guards Division in The Great War 1915-1918 Volume I

History of The Guards Division in The Great War 1915-1918 Volume I

By: Cuthbert Headlam

Price: £21.50

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k1699

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Single volume with the boards in bright condition with modest white staining plus a small scrape to the middle of the lower board. The spine is faded with a glue repaired tear to the top and loss to the bottom (1 inch x 1/2 inch). There is a little foxing to the first few pages otherwise the contents are very good and clean though with one page creased in half and another couple poorly separated after being uncut. The maps are all fine and clean and there is minor cra... View more info

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War Books: A Critical Guide

By: Cyril Falls

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Peter Davies, Limited: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k1605

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


The red boards have minor corner knocks and there is modest wear and minor fading to the spine. Small signature dated 1936 to the ffep plus small black ink marks where something such as a price have been crossed out. Slight cracking to the front endpapers and with the contents in fine clean condition including largely clean page edges. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xiv,[2],318,[2] pages View more info

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The History of the 36th (Ulster) Division

By: Cyril Falls

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Belfast, London, McCaw, Stevenson & Orr Limited: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k1638

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


The red cloth boards are in very good condition with just a little fading with the spine more faded and a little rubbed. Soiled upper edges and new clean endpapers (so no indication of copy no.). The contents including plates and maps (all present) are in very good clean condition with a little looseness to one plate only. A very good well bound copy. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xx,359,[1] pages View more info

Image for War Cars: British Armoured Cars in the First World War

War Cars: British Armoured Cars in the First World War

By: David Fletcher

Price: £29.99

Publisher: London, Her Majesty's Stationery Office: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k2095

ISBN: 0112904394

Condition: Very Good


A very good clean copy with a litttle tanning to the cover and some sunning to the spine. No inscriptions or notations and well bound. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; [6],97,[1] pages View more info

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Haig The First Volume [and] The Second Volume [2 Volumes]

By: Duff Cooper

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber Limited: 1935-1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k1652

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


2 volume set with very good black boards which are slightly scuffed and rubbed but with bright gilt decoration and lettering. TEG and other edges largely clean with slight spotting. The first volume endpapers have a little soiling but the contents are in fine clean condition. The second volume has the remnants of a library label plus a single staple to the ffep. No other library markings present and with the contents also in fine clean condition. Sent from our boo... View more info

Image for World War I Memories: An Annotated Bibliography of Personal Accounts Published in English Since 1919

World War I Memories: An Annotated Bibliography of Personal Accounts Published in English Since 1919

By: Edward G. Lengel

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Lanham, Maryland, The Scarecrow Press, Inc.: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k2288

ISBN: 0810850087

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in very good condition with a little blemishing to the edges of the front cover. There are pencil ticks and crosses beside many of the entries but no other inscriptions or notations and the contents are otherwise fine. Sent from our bookshop in the UK.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xxii,311,[3] pages View more info

Image for A Year on the Western Front

A Year on the Western Front

By: Edward Samuel Underhill; J. Underhill [Editor]

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, London Stamp Exchange Ltd: 1988

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: k1683

ISBN: 0948130229

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


The book is in fine clean condition and the dust jacket is very good with just a little light wear. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; [2],xv,[1],155,[1] pages View more info

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