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THE SOUTH WALES BORDERERS (THE 24tH REGIMENT OF FOOT).  FAMOUS REGIMENTS SERIES., Adams, Jack.  Introduction by Lt.-General Sir Brian Horrocks.
1 Adams, Jack. Introduction by Lt.-General Sir Brian Horrocks. THE SOUTH WALES BORDERERS (THE 24tH REGIMENT OF FOOT). FAMOUS REGIMENTS SERIES.
Hamish Hamilton, London, (1968), first edition. 
157 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w illustrations, march. "A Regiment forms a corporate body which takes on a life of its own, often rising above the weaknesses and inadequacies of its human fabric to perform seemingly superhuma n deeds such as the 'Immortal Stand' of the 24th Foot at Rorke's Drift during the Zulu War...Since their birth as Dering's Regiment in March 1689, the 24th (which in 1881 became the South Wales Borderers) have participated in nearly all th e l a r g e a n d small wars of the past 279 years from Cartagena in South America to Narvik in Arctic Norway. From Saratoga, in America's war of Independence, to Tsingtao in the Far East, where they gained a battle honour unique in the British A rm y . T he I st Ba tt alion, over which the shadow of amalgamation now lies, has recently returned from an operational tour of Aden. There they proved that the courage and steadfastness of the Regiment and of its individual sons is as strong as ev er . Th is boo k i s a fit ting tribute to them and to one of the greatest Regiments of all time." Faint cigarette odor, light browning to edges of pages/textblock, very light paper pull a top of rea rendpapers, minor wrinkling at top/bottom o f sp ine . Dus t j acke t is p ric e cl ipped, has very light browning at edges, light edge wrinkling, two very small closed tears, small ghost sticker mark on front flap, very light rubbing. VG/VG- 
Price: 27.50 USD
 
 
METEOR IN ACTION.  SQUADRON/SIGNAL AIRCRAFT NUMBER 152., Ashley, Glenn.  Color by Don Greer & Tom Tullis.  Illustrated by Robert Harrison.
2 Ashley, Glenn. Color by Don Greer & Tom Tullis. Illustrated by Robert Harrison. METEOR IN ACTION. SQUADRON/SIGNAL AIRCRAFT NUMBER 152.
Squadron/Signal, Carrollton, TX, 1995 
50 pp, oblong (8 1/4" H x 11" D) soft cover (stapled in wraps). ISBN 0897473329 Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, drawings/diagrams, two pages of color profiles. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - m inor wear at top of spine. Very Good+ 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
A LITERARY & HISTORICAL ATLAS OF ASIA.  EVERYMAN'S LIBRARY NO. 633., Bartholomew, J.G.
3 Bartholomew, J.G. A LITERARY & HISTORICAL ATLAS OF ASIA. EVERYMAN'S LIBRARY NO. 633.
London J.M. Dent & Sons Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
226 pp, 6 7/8" H. No publication date, but an early edition as there is no mention of the First World War. Map endpapers, decorated title page. Profusely illustrated with colour and b&w maps, plus 10 plates depicting coins. "(T)he present volume deals with the countries of Asia, whose history and geography, and whose possibilities great and grave, are alike reflected in the maps and charts that follow. When Queen Elizabeth (I) granted to certain merchants of London a charter that gave them a roving commission to trade in the East Indies, she could not foresee the immense developments that were to rise from that adventurous commerce between east and west. The successive maps of India with their frontier changes mark the gradual advance of an old world toward the new one knit by powerful mutual ties to the Isle of Britain; and recently we have seen what it is to be hoped will open a greater era for those regions, marked by a return to the old captial of Delhi, and a resuming of ancient rites which first gained their symbolism in those lands. But Asia, as Japan has taught us and as China will undoubtedly teach us again, has her own destiny to bear out, apart from our European interests and politics; and it is in that aspect we need to study her on the lines laid down and made clear and positive in this volume. It is not the military records, the charts of mutinies and battle-fields, interesting as they are, which are alone important; but those showing the conditions, physical and climatic, of the country; the dispersion of the tongues, the sites of the old religions, the wealth and tillage of the earth with its fruits, grain and minerals, its rice fields and tea plantations; the prevalance of rain, sun and trade-winds; and the course of the sea-roads that affect its human and industrial life...In this Asian Atlas, of small dimensions as it requires to be to fit its pocket, Irkutsk in the north, 'far Mandalay', the details of the East and West Indies, the route of Marco Polo, coasts like the Carnatic, towns like Lucknow and Cawnpore, Lhasa, 'the Forbidden City' of Tibet, and Matsuye, the old capital of Idzumo, which Lafcadio Hearn describes, all have their record." Includes "A Brief Survey of the Coinages of Asia from the Earliest Times to the Present Day" by J. Allan, "A Gazetteer of Towns and Places in Asia having an Historic Interest" and an Index. Slight fading to spine color, small are of minor color loss on top of text block, very light browning to edges of text block, minor edge wear, small dplit in paper of front inside hinge, browning to pages 110/111 due to laid in newspaper clipping, slight browning to free endpapers - tiny foxing mark on front endpaper. Dust jacket has very light edge wear, light fading to spine and flap-fold color, small tear at botom of spine, very tiny white mark on front panel. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
CRATER TO THE CREGGAN:  A HISTORY OF THE ROYAL ANGLIAN REGIMENT 1964-1974., Barthorp, Michael.
4 Barthorp, Michael. CRATER TO THE CREGGAN: A HISTORY OF THE ROYAL ANGLIAN REGIMENT 1964-1974.
Leo Cooper, London, 1976, first edition. 
160 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H), soft cover. ISBN 085052229 Color frontispiece, b&w photographs, maps, 'family tree'. "In the early 1960s a new concept for the organisation of the Infantry was devised - the voluntary formation of Large Regiments. This is the story of the first: the Royal Anglian Regiment, with four regular battalions, formed from the seven county regiments of East Anglia and the East Midlands. These regiments, each with long and highly individual histories and tradition s , m a d e a decision to unite, a step which required goodwill, tolerance, trust and determination to made the union succeed. In some quarters, the Large Regiment concept was a nail in the coffin of the treasured regimental system; to others, i t wa s a m ea ns of retaining the essential features of that system while withstanding the stresses of change in the Army as a whole. The Royal Anglians have had ten years in which to test their experiment, years of futher reductions in the Arm y, of t rai nin g a s a i rpo r table and mechanized infantry, keeping the peace in distant garrisons, as United Nations troops, and above all the years of bullet and bomb in Aden and Ulster. This book describes how the dangers and difficulties o f t hose ye ars have wel ded to geth er a new regiment of modern infantry, highly trained and professional yet still conscious of inherited traditions. Chiefly, it is a picture of the contemporary British infantryman, disciplined and brave in ac tion , pat ient and chee rful in a dve rsity , a new breed in many ways but with all the best qualities of his forefathers and, in a confused world, a figure of hope and reassurance." Very faint cigarette odor, small soft bump to top corner of p ages, light wear at t op of front hing e/sp ine, l ight rubbing, fore-edge of front cover is lightly faded, minor soiling to bottom of textblock, very light browning to edges of textblock, tiny speck on top of textblock, very faint crease and s light fading on spi ne. V ery Go od- 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
ROUND THE WORLD., Butler, Frank Hedges.
5 Butler, Frank Hedges. ROUND THE WORLD.
London T. Fisher Unwin 1924 First Edition Hard Cover Good- No Jacket 
269 pp + 2 pp publisher's advertising, 9" H. Red cloth with gilt lettering & decoration on spine and front board. Illustrated with numerous b&w photographs (collated). The author was the founder of the Royal Aero Club (1901) and the first Hon. Treasurer of the Royal Automobile Club (1897) and wrote two previous books - "Fifty Years of Travel by Land, Water and Air" and "Through Lapland with Skis and Reindeer". Chaper headings for "Round the World": The Voyage Out; From America to Hawaii; Pictures of the Pacific Islands; A Visit to Japan; Japanese Entertainment and the Drama; Korea and the Inland Sea; Through China to Hong-Kong; A Taste of the Jungle; Home Matters; From London to Brazil; The Falkland Isles; The Tip of South America; The Lands of the Incas; The Panama Canal; Cuba: How Tobacco is Grown; The National Game of Pelota; Florida Modernized; The Paradise of Fishermen; In the Track of the Ancient Voyagers; How We Lost Java; The Industries and Resources of Java; Travelling in Java; A Palace Ceremony; The Borobudur Temple; Java: Town and Country; The Island of Bali; The Ritual of Cremation; From Bali to Australia and New Zealand through Torres Straits and the Great Barrier Reef; Maori Land; The South Sea Islands; Back to Civilization; Appendices: Suggestions for an EmpireTourist Bureau; By Air to Lausanne; Index. Very light browning on free endpapers, previous owner's name in ink and faint erased pencil writing marks on front free endpaper, small edge tear on page leaf 259/260 - archivally taped, light browning to edges of text block, very light soiling on top of text block, light edge wear, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine with two tiny tears at top, one small corner bump, scattered small water stains and a few light stains on front board with some color loss - plus a tiny water stain on rear board. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
A GLIMPSE OF EMPIRE., Douglas-Home, Jessica.
6 Douglas-Home, Jessica. A GLIMPSE OF EMPIRE.
Wilby, Norwich Michael Russell 2011 0859553213 / 9780859553216 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 
131 pp, large 8vo (9 7/16" H). B&w photographs. "(T)he story of a young Anglo-Irish beauty's visit to Delhi for the 1911 Royal Durbar, where a new King, George V, is to be proclaimed Emperor to reinforce the loyalty to the Crown of India's ruling Princes. For a fortnight of relentless ceremony, unheard of extravagance and imposing military spectacle, in the setting of a vast Tented City complete with its own farms, railway, telegraph and post offices, Lilah Wingfield meets many of the most remarkable colonial characters of the day, including some of the foremost Indian Princes, vying to stage the most lavish display to prove their devotion to the Raj. As the tents are dismantled, Lilah travels through India - to the dangerous Khyber Pass on the Afghan border, to Rajasthan, to the gory sites of the Mutiny and to stay with India's only female ruler, the Begum of Bhopal. Her diary shows her deepening awareness of the ambivalence of certain maharajahs towards British Rule even while she is being entertained royally in their lakeside palaces. Her Irish upbringing gives her an instictive feeling for the mixture of their longing for independence and an affection for the mother country." Minor wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has a few tiny/small dints on hinges, very light edge wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, tiny chip at bottom of spine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
THE ARMY IN THE AIR:  THE HISTORY OF THE ARMY AIR CORPS., Farrar-Hockley, Anthony, General Sir.  Foreword by HRH The Prince of Wales.
7 Farrar-Hockley, Anthony, General Sir. Foreword by HRH The Prince of Wales. THE ARMY IN THE AIR: THE HISTORY OF THE ARMY AIR CORPS.
Alan Sutton / Army Air Corps, Stroud, 1994, first edition. 
268 pp, large 8vo (9 7/8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0750906170 Pictorial endpapers, b&w photographs, maps. "From military ballooning in the Sudan in the nineteenth century to helicopter assignments in the Gulf in the late twentieth, Arm y aviation has been at the forefront of Britain's military operations. Here, for the first time, the remarkable story of the Army Air Corps is compellingly told....The British Army was first involved in airborne operations as early as the 1 8 8 0 s , w h en it established a Balloon Section in the Corps of Royal Engineers. Subsequently, it was among the first armies in the world to recognize the military implications of the invention of the aeroplane and, following the success of t h e Ai r Ba tt al i on , which replaced the Balloon Section in 1911, a handful of enthusiasts emerged to form the Royal Flying Corps. The Army returned to the air once more with the outbreak of the Second World War, making a unique contribution to gr ou nd op era tio ns th rou gh aerial observation for artillery and by providing glider pilots for British airborne forces. Soldier pilots were retained after the war for target spotting and liaison work, and when helicopters arrived, the Army i nsi ste d o n o pera ting th ose eng age d in the warp and weft of land battle, reviving its own Army Air Corps to this end. 'The Army in the Air' tells the fascinating story of those spirited and skilled individuals who lie behind the distinguis hed hist ory of t he Ar my Ai r Co rps, from the early military balloonists of the Victorian age to the efficient fighting force of today - and tomorrow." Very light cigarette odor, three tiny corner bumps, minor rubbing on botom edge of boards. Du st ja cket has very l ight w rinkl ing a t top/ botto m of spine and flsp-folds, very light rubbing, minor wear at bottom of spine. Very Good/Very Good 
Price: 22.50 USD
 
 
COLONIAL SMALL WARS, 1837-1901., Featherstone, Donald.
8 Featherstone, Donald. COLONIAL SMALL WARS, 1837-1901.
David & Charles, Newton Abbot, 1973. 
223 pp, large 8vo (9 11/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0715357115 "45 Victorian campaigns described and illustrated with 79 maps." "From 1837 to 1901 in Canada, Afghanistan, India, Africa, and elsewhere, military expeditions were underta ken to protect British interests, extend a frontier or repel an unprovoked attack. It became in the Victorian era an accepted way of life. In this lively and useful study Donald Featherstone, after defining 'small wars' and describing th e V i c t o r i a n soldier and his weapons, covers all the minor actions in detail. Most of the accounts are complemented by specially drawn maps and plans which have never before been collected together in a single volume." Previous owner's sma ll st am p on e ac h of the front endpapers, soft crease down free rear endpaper, small bump at top rear corner, tiny bump at top/bottom corner of front board, very light rubbing. Dust jacket has very light edge wrinkling, very small chip and cr eas e s a t t op of re ar fl ap- fold, very light rubbing. Very Good/Very Good 
Price: 47.50 USD
 
 
9 Fowler, William. Colour plates by Paul Hannon. Series editor, Martin Windrow. THE ROYAL MARINES 1956-84. OSPREY MEN-AT-ARMS SERIES 156.
(Osprey, London, 1995), reprint. 
40 pp + 8 pp of plates, large 8vo (9 3/4" H), soft cover. B&w photos, tables, maps, 8 pages of uniform studies in full-color. Contents: Introduction; Suez, 1956; Cyprus, Aden and the Persian Gulf; Confrontation in the Far East; Evolution and Innovation; Ulster since 1969; Training and Exercises; Combat and Logistic Support; The Falklands. Interior - faint cigarette odor, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light yellowing to edges, very light soiling on bottom of textblock. VG 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
THE CONSPIRATORS., Gibbons, Scott.
10 Gibbons, Scott. THE CONSPIRATORS.
Howard Baker, London, (1967), Ist British edition. 
192 pp, small 8vo, HC in dust jacket. "...Gamal Abdel Nasser, self-professed champion on the Arabs, but actually their worst enemy: the man who has been directly responsible for the gassing, the mutilation, the killing in action and the plain bloo dy murder of more of his so-called Arab brothers than any individual of any nation in the whole of this century. This book tells his story - and many others never before revealed. It is full of facts dragged out into daylight by a newpape r m a n o n t he spot; history observed as it really happened; the up-to-the-minute truth about recent events in the Middle East, uncensored...." Old price in pen at top and small ink smudge at bottom of free front endpaper, light edgewear to boa rd s, l ig h t du st staining to top of textblock. Dust jacket has light edgewear, moderate rubbing, tiny tear at top of rear flap fold. VG-/G+ 
Price: 18.00 USD
 
 
THUNDERSCAPE.  BOOKS 2 & 3.  DARKFALL and INDOMITABLE THUNDER.  WORLD OF ADEN., Hensley, Shane Lacy / Mark Acres.
11 Hensley, Shane Lacy / Mark Acres. THUNDERSCAPE. BOOKS 2 & 3. DARKFALL and INDOMITABLE THUNDER. WORLD OF ADEN.
New York HarperPrism 1996 First Printings. Mass Market Paperbacks Very Good+ Cover art by Danilo Gonzalez / Brian Perini. 
Books 2 & 3 of the Thunderscape Trilogy, 6 3/4" H. Book 2. Darkfall - 310 pp, ISBN 0061054593. Book 3. Indomitable Thunder - 229 pp, ISBN 0061054585. Darkfall: "Deadly wonders of the Thunder Age, powered by the mechamagical wizardry of steam, sorcery, and science. Their 200-foot cars are armed with storm cannons and guarded by constructs crammed with undead souls for the journey to through the horrors of the outlands." Indomitable Thunder: "Since the Darkfall, life in Mekanus had become constant war. Sealed behind an impenetrable metal wall by Lord Urbane, the Lost Ghetto was infested by violent Nocturnals and prowled by warring gangs. Sarann and her brother Jurdan, the orphaned children of a merchant prince, had survived the gangs and the Nocturnals by laying low. But now an attack by the common enemy of all, the ratmen, was giving them their chance at freedom." Interiors - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exteriors - minor edge wear. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
BY SEA AND LAND.  THE ROYAL MARINES COMMANDOS:  A HISTORY, 1942-1982., Neillands, Robin.
12 Neillands, Robin. BY SEA AND LAND. THE ROYAL MARINES COMMANDOS: A HISTORY, 1942-1982.
London Weidenfeld and Nicolson 1987 0297790641 / 9780297790648 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
269 pp, large 8vo (9 3/8" H). 16 pages of b&w photographs. "(R)ecounts the story of the Commando units of the Royal Marines, during the first forty years of their existence, from the bloody baptism of 40 Commando on the beaches of Dieppe, in 1942, to the day when 45 Commando yomped into Stanley at the end of the Falklands War, in May 1982. (T)he story of the Royal Marines Commandos is told in the words of the men who served in them, from brigadier to rifle troop marine. We see the battles and campaigns through their eyes, a view from the sharp end, much of it extraordinarily vivid." Pages lightly browned - mainly in margins, small tear with crease at bottom of gutter of pages 117-120, edges of textblock browned, small corner bump at bottom of rear board, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, minor rubbing. Dust jacket has light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, small tear at top/bottom of rear hinge, minor edge wear, light edge browning on rear panel minor edge wear, light rubbing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
BY SEA AND LAND.  THE ROYAL MARINES COMMANDOS:  A HISTORY, 1942-1982., Neillands, Robin.
13 Neillands, Robin. BY SEA AND LAND. THE ROYAL MARINES COMMANDOS: A HISTORY, 1942-1982.
London Weidenfeld and Nicolson 1987 0297790641 / 9780297790648 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good+ 
269 pp, large 8vo (9 3/8" H). 16 pages of b&w photographs. "(R)ecounts the story of the Commando units of the Royal Marines, during the first forty years of their existence, from the bloody baptism of 40 Commando on the beaches of Dieppe, in 1942, to the day when 45 Commando yomped into Stanley at the end of the Falklands War, in May 1982. (T)he story of the Royal Marines Commandos is told in the words of the men who served in them, from brigadier to rifle troop marine. We see the battles and campaigns through their eyes, a view from the sharp end, much of it extraordinarily vivid." Very light toning in margins of pages and to edges of text block, minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, one tiny corner bump. Dust jacket is price-clipped, has very minor edge wrinkling. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
THE RED DEVILS: FROM BRUNEVAL TO THE FALKLANDS.  (NEW EDITION).  FAMOUS REGIMENTS SERIES., Norton, G.G.  Introduction by Lt-General Sir Brian Horrocks.
14 Norton, G.G. Introduction by Lt-General Sir Brian Horrocks. THE RED DEVILS: FROM BRUNEVAL TO THE FALKLANDS. (NEW EDITION). FAMOUS REGIMENTS SERIES.
Leo Cooper, London, 1984, 2nd edition. 
310 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0436315254 B&w photographs, maps/battle plans. "From Bruneval to North Africa, from Normandy to Suez, by parachute and glider the men of the Airborne Forces have gone by air to battle. But their activities have by no means been confined to purely airborne operations - the Special Air Service performed prodigies of valour behind the German Lines in the Western Desert and Italy; the Glider Pilot Regiment fought beside their infantry com rades in Normandy, at Arnhem and across the Rhine. Their post-war successors, maintaining these traditions, have stood between Jew and Arab in Palestine; fought and sweltered in the jungles of Malaya and Borneo; sweated in the Persian Gulf a n d t h e Radfan; choked on the summer dust of Cypriot roads; tasted the grit and sand of Egypt and Jordan in their mess tins; spent more than a deade facing terroritst ambush, bombs and bullets in Northern Ireland; exprienced the subzero temperat ur es an d bi t ing actic winds of the South Atlantic and 'tabbed' across the Falklands to spearhead victory in 1982. Nor should the aircrews who flew them be forgotten, or the air supply despatchers who maintained them, and the units who supporte d t hem . W it h w el l over 100 photographs and illustrations this book is a comprehensive single-volume history of the Airborne Forces. Accounts are given of the airborne actions fought by the British Army, whilst the development of the parachu te a ssau lt and th e us e o f glider-borne troops can be followed from their infancy to the massive 'coup de main' technique employed in the Rhine crossing." Minor wrinkle at top of spine. Dust jacket has been price-clipped, has light wrinkling alon g top ed ge, m inor rubb ing/ soiling. Very Good+/Very Good 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
THE INDIAN SAPPERS AND MINERS., Sandes, E.W.C., Lieut.-Colonel.  Foreword by Lieut.-General Sir J.R.E. Charles.
15 Sandes, E.W.C., Lieut.-Colonel. Foreword by Lieut.-General Sir J.R.E. Charles. THE INDIAN SAPPERS AND MINERS.
Institution of Royal Engineers, Chatham, 1948. 
726 pp, large 8vo (9 5/8" H), hard cover (red/orange boards with gold lettering/banding on spine, gold insignia on front board) - no dust jacket. 31 b&w plates including frontispiece (collated), 51 maps/plans - many fold-out - (collated). The thre e general maps (Northern Indian, Southern India and Burma, North-West Frontier Including Afghanistan) cited as being in a pocket at rear of book are not present (no indication of pocket either). Chapter headings: Pioneers in Southern Indi a , 1 7 5 9 - 1 8 09; Pioneers in Western, Central and Northern India, 1777-1809; The Nepal and Third Maratha Wars, 1814-1819; The First Burma War, The Capture of Bhurtpore and Minor Campaigns, 1824-1838; Early Overseas Expeditions, 1762-1857; The Fi rs t A fg ha n an d Fi rst China Wars and Campaigns in Sind and Gwalior, 1838-1843; The Sikh, Second Burma and Second China Wars, 1845-1860; The Indian Mutiny: Roorkee, Meerut and Delhi, 1857; The Indian Mutiny: Cawnpore, Lucknow and Central Ind ia, 18 57 -18 59; Th e Sec on d A fghan War, 1878-1880; Overseas Expeditions and theThird Burma War, 1867-1889; Further Overseas Expeditions Including the Third China War, 1890-1911; Expeditions on the North-West Frontier, 1849-1891; Further Exped itio ns o n t he N orth -Wes t Fron tie r, 1 891-1914; Expeditions on the North-East Frontier, 1860-1913; The Great War: France and Belgium, 1914-1915; The Great War: Iraq, 1914-1916; The Great War: Iraq and Iran, 1917-1918; The Great War: Egypt and Pale stine , 19 14-19 18; T he Gr ea t War : Ea st Af rica, 1914-1918; The Great War: Aden and India, 1914-1918; The Third Afghan War, Operations in Waziristan and the Malabar Campaign, 1919-1921; Operations in Iraq and Iran, 1919-1922, Including t he Ara b Rebe llion ; Prog ress i n Wazi ris tan, O perat ions n ear Peshwar and in Burma, and the Reorganization of the Sappers and Miners, 1922-1932; Prelude to the World War, 1933-1939; Appendices - Queen Victoria's Own Madras Sappers and Miners; King G eorge t he Fif th's Ow n Benga l Sappe rs a nd Mine rs; Ro yal Bom bay Sappers and Miners; Burma Sappers and Miners; Indian State Sappers and Miners; Railway Sappers and Miners; Indian Submarine Mining and Defence Light Units, Sappers and Mi ners; Th e Reorga nizatio n of 193 2-33 and the Abs orpti on of th e Pione ers; Ind ian Signal Units, Sappers and Miners; Index. Previous owner's small stamp on front pastedown, very light browning to pages, irregular tear and creases at top corne r of page s 121/122 - archi vally tap ed, light browning to ed ges of te xtblock, small mi nor scuff on fore-edge of textblock, minor edge wear, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Very Good 
Price: 175.00 USD
 
 
16 Smith, Digby. Illustrated by Michael Chappell. ARMY UNIFORMS SINCE 1945.
Blandford, Poole, Dorset, (1980). 
165 pp, small 8vo (7 1/2" high), soft cover. Profusely illustrated in color and b&w showing uniforms, arms, equipment. "...features 48 pages of colour plates which show the uniforms of the armies and irregular forces engaged in actual fighting throughout the world and also the uniforms of the forces of N.A.T.O. and Warsaw Pact countries which are constantly engaged in the 'cold war'. Considerable detail has also been given on equipment and weapons as well as 'buttons and bows' so that a broader and deeper appreciation can be gained of the forces covered. The campaign histories included are necessarily brief but should provide a factual basis so that those who wish to research further will at least have the correct date of operations involved and t he locations over which they were conducted..." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light browning to edge of front cover, corner crease to paper at top corner of front cover, small area of soiling on bottom of textblock, faint crease on spine. VG- 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS (THE 91st AND 93rd HIGHLANDERS).  FAMOUS REGIMENTS SERIES., Sutherland, Douglas.  Introduction by Lt.-General Sir Brian Horrocks.
17 Sutherland, Douglas. Introduction by Lt.-General Sir Brian Horrocks. THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS (THE 91st AND 93rd HIGHLANDERS). FAMOUS REGIMENTS SERIES.
Leo Cooper, London, 1969, first edition. 
127 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w photographs, reproductions. "Raised separately at the end of the eighteenth century as the 91st Argyllshire Highlanders and the 93rd Sutherland Highlanders, (the Regiments) saw many adventures before they were merged as one Regiment in 1881. Both saw service in many parts of the world, the 93rd in particular gaining immortal fame as 'The Thin Red Line' at Balaclava and in winning seven V.C.s before breakfast at the relief of Luck n o w . T h ere have been few spheres of military activity in British history over the past 250 years in which the Argylls have not been involved and in the great catastrophes of the 1914-18 and 1939-45 wars they have been in the forefront of the b at tl e, a d di ng lustre to an already famous name. Commander after commander has paid tribute to the fighting qualities of the Regiment who time and again have proved their worth. In the Second World War, the 2nd Battalion earned undying glory in de fea t. T hey we re the rearguard of the terrible march out of Malaya and the subsequent fall of Singapore. For a time they ceased to exist until the 15th Battalion assumed their name and honours. Since the war few Regiments have seen mor e se rvic e th an the Arg ylls . They have been present at every trouble spot from Palestine, through Korea to the famous action in the crater at Aden which focused worldwide attention on them. Now, with the threat of disbandment hanging over the m, th ey so ldier on , pr oud a nd de fiant to the last." Includes music for 'The Thin Red Line', 'Highland Laddie', and 'The Campbells are Coming'. Faint cigarette odor, small bump at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkli ng and tiny chips/ tear s at top/bo ttom o f spine and flap-folds, moderate browning on spine and flap-folds, creses on inside edges of flaps. Very Good-/Good- 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
FLYPAST.  NO. 34.  MAY 1984.  (FLY PAST.), Twite, Mike, ed.  (Peter Moran, R Wallace Clark, Bob Ogden, Tony Down, Stuart McKay, Paul Coggan, Michael O'Leary, John Foreman, Ken Wixey.)
18 Twite, Mike, ed. (Peter Moran, R Wallace Clark, Bob Ogden, Tony Down, Stuart McKay, Paul Coggan, Michael O'Leary, John Foreman, Ken Wixey.) FLYPAST. NO. 34. MAY 1984. (FLY PAST.)
Key, Stamford, Lincs., 1984. 
68 pp, 11 11/16" H, soft cover (magazine format, stapled in wraps). Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, maps, drawings, 4 pages color. Contents: FotoPost; Aviation Archaeology (wrecks); Preservation News; The Battle of Heligoland Bight - P art 2 (abortive raid by Wellingtons during Phoney War period, 1940); Weapons of the RAF (Aden Gun); Air Show '84; The Professionals (Cliff Lovell's Hants Light Plane Service); Fuelling the Piston Motors (engine controls of high performance p i s t o n e n gines); Type Report (Tiger Moth and Mustang); The Last P-38M (only remaining Lockheed Lightning P-38M at Champlin Fighter Museum); Bookshelf; Who Shot Down Helmut Wick?; Between Wars Bombers (D.H.9 and 9A); Questions and Answers. I nt er io r - mi n or b rowning to pages, small bump to top edge and top corner of pages, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear to covers, light wear on spine - slightly more at top of spine, small l igh t s tai ns a t b ot tom ed ge of front cover, very light rubbing on rear cover, light browning to edges of textblock. Good. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
SIX CAMPAIGNS: NATIONAL SERVICEMEN ON ACTIVE SERVICE 1948-1960., Walker, Adrian.  (Neil Ascherson, Pat Baker, Bill Billings, George Brown, Gordon Butt, Leo Campbell, Roger Davies, Ian Edwards, Rex Flowers, Robert Gretton, Ron Harper, David Hartley, Ron Hawkes, Brian Hughes, Tom King, Owen Parfitt, Alun Pask, et a
19 Walker, Adrian. (Neil Ascherson, Pat Baker, Bill Billings, George Brown, Gordon Butt, Leo Campbell, Roger Davies, Ian Edwards, Rex Flowers, Robert Gretton, Ron Harper, David Hartley, Ron Hawkes, Brian Hughes, Tom King, Owen Parfitt, Alun Pask, et a SIX CAMPAIGNS: NATIONAL SERVICEMEN ON ACTIVE SERVICE 1948-1960.
Leo Cooper, London, (1993), first edition. 
169 pp, large 8vo (9 7/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. Maps. ISBN 0850523206 "Between the years 1948 and 1960, British armed forces were involved in six campaigns overseas, in Malaya, Korea, Cyprus, Suez and South Arabia. In order to provide the manpower for these operations, fixed-term universal male peacetime conscription was instituted for the only time in this country's history. Of the million and a half men called up on reaching the age of eighteen, about a hundred and twenty-five thousand, or one in twelve, served in an active theatre of operations, for which a campaign medal was awarded...This book consists of the reminiscences of twenty-three of these men, who each served in one, or in some cases two, of the six campaigns. They recall, often with some emotion, their service in far-off places, against largely invisible enemies, in pursuit of aims which remain obscure to this day. They remember the brutality, the hardship, the excitement and the humour of an experience which for all of them appears to have been an important, if sometimes painful, part of the process of growing up. They also record, in many cases, the indifference, both personal and official, with which they were treated on their return home, and this book represents an attempt, however small and belated, to set straight the record regarding the achievements of these 'virgin soldiers'." Very light browning to top of textblock, small ghost sticker mark on front pastedown. Dust jacket has very minor edge wrinkling, very light rubbing - mainly on rear panel. VG+/VG+ 
Price: 26.00 USD
 


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