WORLD WAR I
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5 volume set: 1911-1914; 1915; 1916-1918; The Aftermath; The Eastern Front. Spine & rear board beige cloth, gilt title to spines, printed designs to front boards. B/w plates. A lovely set. All faults lie in the publisher's slipcase (and hence lower price) which is horribly split to the front top & bottom edge (split to the back board), heavy knock to the lower rear open side edge and split to top rear side. Slipcase is also scuffed.
A HISTORY OF THE BRITISH CAVALRY 1816-1919 VOLUME 8: THE WESTERN FRONT, 1915-1918; EPILOGUE, 1919-1939
Written by The Marquess Of Anglesey.
Stock no. 1826871
Published by Leo Cooper. 1st 1997. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and maps. xxv and 397 pages including index. ISBN: 0850524679. Lower corners of boards lightly bumped. Top edge of text block is browned. Contents otherwise clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine, alittle grubby and previous bookseller's barcode label to rear panel.
ROLLS-ROYCE ARMOURED CAR 1915-44 (OWNERS' WORKSHOP MANUAL)
Written by David Fletcher.
Stock no. 1826810
Published by Haynes Publishing. 1st 2017. Nearly fine condition.
An insight into the design, construction and operation of the legendary armoured patrol vehicle in two world wars. Large format. Green glazed pictorial boards. B/w & colour photos. ISBN: 9781785210587. A nice copy.
A detailed and highly illustrated directory of a fascinating fighting force. Black cloth boards. Silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0711006237. Light rubbing to top & tail of spine, minor knock to top edge of rear boards. Text block and endpapers lightly browned. Minor grubby marks to endpapers. Contents clean. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at corners, lightly scuffed and lightly browned.
FOR THE DURATION: THE STORY OF THE THIRTEENTH BATTALION THE RIFLE BRIGADE
Written by D.H. Rowlands; W.B. Maxwell.
Stock no. 1826624
Published by Simpkin Marshall Ltd.. 1st 1932. Good condition.
Foreword by Maxwell. The life of an Infantry Battalion whose members enlisted for the duration fo the Great War. The main theme is based on the official records of the 13th Battalion of the Rifle Brigade and all the incidents described in the narrative really happened. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine, onlay on black cloth to front. Covers heavily rubbed, browned and faded. Corners lightly worn. Inscriptions in pencil to front endpaper. Text block browned. Some foxing throughout and a few margin marks.
THE HISTORY OF THE RIFLE BRIGADE IN THE WAR OF 1914-1918 (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Reginald Berkeley.
Stock no. 1826616
Published by The Naval & Military Press Ltd.. 1st thus 2007. Nearly fine condition.
Originally published between 1926 and 1936. This is a modern reprint, printed and bound by Lightning Source. Pictorial cardwraps. Volume 3 is an appendix of Honours & Awards. ISBN: 1847346987. A nice set.
GENTLEMEN AND OFFICERS: THE IMPACT AND EXPERIENCE OF WAR ON A TERRITORIAL REGIMENT 1914-1918
Written by K.W. Mitchinson.
Stock no. 1826609
Published by Imperial War Museum. 1st 1995. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
The London Rifle Brigade int he Great War. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and maps. ISBN: 1870423887. A nice copy. Green picotrial dustwrapper is faded at spine and edges, a little scuffed.
The decoding of the fateful telegram and the story of a momentous incident. Brown cloth spine, pictorial boards. B/w photos. A very nice copy containedi n publisher's slipcase which is lightly scuffed.
GUNPOWDER & GLORY: THE EXPLOSIVE LIFE OF FRANK BROCK OBE
Written by Harry Smee; Henry Macrory.
Stock no. 1826394
Published by Casemate Publishers. 1st 2020. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
A remarkable combination of James Bond and 'Q', Frank Brock was killed in action over one hundred years ago; a dardevil combatant, secret agent and brilliant inventor all rolled into one. Woven into the narrative is the dazzling history of Brock's Fireworks, the world-famous firm started by Frank's five-times great-grandfather, and which he was being groomed to run. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781612008448. Light scuffing to dustwrapper.
TYNESIDE IRISH: 24TH, 25TH & 26TH & 27TH (SERVICE) BATTALIONS OF THE NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS
Written by John Sheen.
Stock no. 1826206
Published by Pen & Sword Military. 1st thus 2010. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
A history of the Tyneside Irish Brigade raised in the North East in World War One. Also includes an invaluable nominal roll, which will appeal to military and family enthusiasts. Originally published in 1998 by Leo Cooper. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781848840935. Minor black pen mark to lower edge of text block else contents are clean. A nice copy.
TYNESIDE SCOTTISH: 20TH, 21ST, 22ND & 23RD (SERVICE) BATTALIONS OF THE NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS
Written by Graham Stewart; John Sheen.
Stock no. 1826184
Published by Pen & Sword Military. 1st thus 2014. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
A History of the Tyneside Scottish Brigade Raised in the North East in World War One. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Roll of Officers who served iwth the Tyneside Scottish Brigade and other ranks to rear. ISBN: 9781473823013. A lovely copy.
ZERO HOUR Z DAY 1ST JULY 1916: XIII CORPS OPERATIONS BETWEEN MARICOURT & MAMETZ
Written by Jonathan Porter.
Stock no. 1826160
Published by Jonathan Porter. 1st 2017. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
The story of XIII Corps and the successful assaults by 30th and 18th Divisions as the only Coprs to achieve all of its objectives for Z Day. Large heavy format. Brown paper boards, gilt titles. B/w photos and colour illustrations & maps. ISBN: 9780995691100. SIGNED by the author to title page (no dedication). A few 'spots' to top edge of text block else a clean copy. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed, lightly scuffed, and a few minor marks.