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Indian Army Uniforms under the British from the 18th century to 1947. Cavalry. Red cloth spine with gilt title, grey marbled paperboards. Colour plates. B/w photos and illustrations. 234 pages includes index. Slight bump to lower corners. Ex-libris sticker of Ian H. Stockley on front pastedown. Pages lightly browned. Else a fine copy in pictorial wrapper which lightly browned and rubbed at top edge.
The Emigrant Ships, The Wool Clippers, The Iron Clippers and The New Zealand Trade. Blue cloth, gilt titles. B/w illustrations and plans. 384 pages includes index. Spine bumped. Base of spine and lower corners rubbed. Contents fine. Pictorial wrapper, covered in self-adhesive clear film, is discoloured at edges, slightly creased to front flap with tiny nicks at corners.
Yellow boards, black & white illustrations. ISBN: 0701106050. Fourth impression. Boards a little bowed. Light browning to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned.
Fascinating facts and historical photographs from the Francis Frith Collection. Small format. Matt pictorial boards. ISBN: 1904938949. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
A military history of the Marengo Campaign and also a picture of Bonaparte's psychology at a period when the young general was at the full height of mental and physical vigour. Light blue cloth, black title to spine and front cover. Sepia plates and a folding map. 279 pages. Spine browned. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Foxspots to prelims. Pages lightly browned but clean. Folding map has a small margin tear.
The Dispatches of Vice-Admiral Sir Roger Keyes April 23:May 10,1918. An authentic record of what has been described as the finest feat of arms in the naval history of all times and all countries. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. 224 pages includes index. All plates present. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Small dent to front and rear cover. Newspaper clipping from 1919 referring to the unveiling of a Zeebrugge memorial at Canterbury fixed to front pastedown. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Small envelope with postmark dated May 1918 containing handwritten letter fixed to rear pastedown.
The Forces of Nature turned to the Service of Man. Some ordinary useful applications of the sciences explained in simple language for young people. Blue boards, pale blue titles. B/w illustrations. Boards marked, spine and title to spine faded. Endpapers and text block heavily browned. Rear pastedown has a sticky label stuck to it and pencil scribble. Rust spot to gutter edge of prelims.
Biography of the leading Formula 1 motor racing driver Jo Siffert. Grey boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 208 pages. ISBN: 0718304020. Spine slightly bumped. Endpapers browned. Contents fine. Wrapper is rubbed at corners, has a few closed tears repaired on verso, crease to rear flap and a few marks also on verso.
The Life of America's Greatest Race Car Driver. Red cloth spine with gilt title, red paperboards. B/w photos. 234 pages. ISBN: 081291077X. 4th printing. Spine very slightly bumped. Wrapper rubbed at corners with a couple of tiny closed edge-tears.
RECORDS OF THE SCOTTISH VOLUNTEER FORCE 1859-1908
Written by James Moncrieff Grierson.
Stock no. 2132805
Published by Frederick Muller Ltd.. 1st thus 1972. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
History and uniforms of the Scottish Volunteers prior to the reorganisation of 1908. Facsimile edition of book first published in 1909. Green cloth with gilt title to spine. Numerous colour plates. 372 pages. ISBN: 0584109369. Ex-libris sticker of Ian H. Stockley on front pastedown. Small mark to edge of textblock, not affecting pages. Contents fine. Wrapper, price-cut by publisher, is lightly browned with a small tear on edge of front flap.
Small format (13 x 8.5cm). Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. This magical account of Dylan Thomas's own childhood and of a Christmas Day in a small Welsh town has become a modern classic, with pictures by one of the greatest illustrators of the 20th century. ISBN: 9781858810119. Spine cocked. A few minor grubby marks to contents and finger creasing.
A vivid description of two specialised phases of the old sea life. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 180 pages includes index. ISBN: 0851741118. Base of spine and lower corners very slightly rubbed. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxspots to edge of textblock not affecting pages which are clean and bright. Wrapper covered in self-adhesive clear film, slightly discoloured at edges.