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Image for The Dover Patrol 1915-1917.

The Dover Patrol 1915-1917.

By: Admiral Sir Reginald Bacon

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co.: [1919]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k3747

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Two volume set in blue cloth which is worn to the spine tips and has light damp staining to the boards but is otherwise very good. Signature to each ffep and a little staining to the endpapers. Contents, including plates and diagrams, in very good condition. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; xxxiv,325,[3] + [2],x,327-643,[3] pages 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: £32.00

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: £110.00

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 minor tears to the margins of the first folding map. A very heavy set for overseas shipping purposes. Sent from our bookshop... View more info

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The German War

By: Arthur Conan Doyle

Price: £76.00

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 contents are in very good and unmarked condition. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; viii,152 pag... 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: £415.00

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 addendums to this volume have been tipped into their respective place. Otherwise the contents are fine. Volume 3 (1st Ed.) has damp... View more info

Image for Source Records of the Great War Volume I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII [7 Volumes]

Source Records of the Great War Volume I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII [7 Volumes]

By: Charles F. Horne; Walter F. Austin [Editors]

Price: £65.00

Publisher: National Alumni: 1923

Seller ID: k3788

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Seven volume set in near fine condition with bright clean gilt decorated leather bindings. Several of these are however worn to the corners. TEG and well bound with fine contents a small amount of which is uncut. Volume I states it "is issued strictly as a Registered Edition" with each copy registered in the name of its owner at The American Legion. This copy was registered to Grover C. Neff and presented to his children Mary Louise Neff and William James Neff. A heavy set for overseas shipping purposes and sent from our bookshop in the UK.; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

Image for Transportation on the Western Front 1914-1918 [plus] Maps [1 Volume plus 1 Map Box]

Transportation on the Western Front 1914-1918 [plus] Maps [1 Volume plus 1 Map Box]

By: Colonel A. M. Henniker

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London; Nashville, The Imperial War Museum; The Battery Press: 1992

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: k3750

ISBN: 0898391792

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


The text volume is fine but for minor sunning to the spine. The map box is fine and all the maps are present and fine. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; [10],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: £40.00

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],xxiv,532,[3] 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: £25.00

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

Image for The Great Tank Scandal: British Armour in the Second World War Part 1

The Great Tank Scandal: British Armour in the Second World War Part 1

By: David Fletcher

Price: £49.99

Publisher: London, HMSO: 1993

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: k2373

ISBN: 0112904602

Condition: Very Good


Slight wear only to the corners of the covers which are bright and clean. The contents are fine and unmarked. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; vi,141,[1] pages View more info

Image for The 60cm Military Railways of the WWI in France; La Voie de 60 Militaire de la Guerre de 14-18 en France

The 60cm Military Railways of the WWI in France; La Voie de 60 Militaire de la Guerre de 14-18 en France

By: Dr. Christian Cenac

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Toulouse, Autoedition: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k3771

ISBN: 2950540341

Condition: Very Good


A very good clean copy of this large format thick paperback. The text is in French and English, and there are many full page colour plates of paintings of the train. They are similar to the cover image but landscape. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; [6].399,[1] pages View more info

Image for The Submarine Peril: The Admiralty Policy in 1917

The Submarine Peril: The Admiralty Policy in 1917

By: Earl Jellicoe

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Cassell and Company, Limited: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: k3686

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Original black cloth boards are worn with tears and a little loss to the spine tips. Spine and surround slightly sunned and this copy is a little rolling. One plate is missing with some of the others loose and with worn margins. Text very good. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xvi,240 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: £24.00

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 Red Cross in Serbia 1915-1919: A personal diary of experiences

Red Cross in Serbia 1915-1919: A personal diary of experiences

By: Elsie Corbett

Price: £71.50

Publisher: Banbury, Cheney & Sons Ltd: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: k3415

ISBN: B003HWQEVW

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


A good to very good copy which has minor staining to the modestly rubbed green cloth boards. These however have a little corner wear plus wear and small tear to the bottom of the spine which has a minor crease. Ink signed by the author on the ffep with reference to a particular page also indicated there. Ring stains to one text page but with the contents and plates otherwise fine. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xiii,[1],186 pages; Signed by Author 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: £9.75

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: £54.00

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

Image for A Crown of Amaranth: Being a Collection of Poems to the Memory of the Brave and Gallant Gentlemen who have Given their Lives for Great & Greater Britain

A Crown of Amaranth: Being a Collection of Poems to the Memory of the Brave and Gallant Gentlemen who have Given their Lives for Great & Greater Britain

By: Erskine MacDonald; S. Gertrude Ford [Editors]

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Erskine MacDonald: 1917

Edition: New and Revised Edition

Seller ID: k1678

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


The cloth boards with bright gilt lettering are faded to the spine and parts of the upper and lower boards, and there is a small tear to the bottom of the spine. They are otherwise very good and soundly bound. Foxed endpapers with a signature dated 1916?? to the ffep. Other than foxing to the first and final page the contents are near fine. Loose inside is a folded single sheet poem 'The Supreme Sacrifice' by John S. Arkwright and published by Skeffington & Son. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 84 pages View more info

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The Kitchener Mystery

By: Frank Power

Price: £24.00

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

Image for The War List of the University of Cambridge 1914-1918

The War List of the University of Cambridge 1914-1918

By: G. V. Carey

Price: £52.00

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