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MANUAL OF ELEMENTARY DRILL (ALL ARMS) 1935.
1 MANUAL OF ELEMENTARY DRILL (ALL ARMS) 1935.
London His Majesty's Stationery Office 1935 Hard Cover Very Good 
viii, 98 pp + 11 plates, 6 3/8" H. Red stiff card covers with black lettering on spine, b&w plates at rear, single folded page "Amendments (No. 1)" laid in. Chapter headings: Squad Drill - General; Squad Drill in Single Rank - Without Arms (Squad Drill with Intervals / Squad Drill in Single Rank); Squad Drill in Two Ranks (Royal Artillery / Royal Engineers, Royal Corps of Signals, Infantry and Royal Army Service Corps / Royal Tank Corps); Drill with Arms (Rifle Exercises / Revolver Exercises / Sword Exercise); Saluting; Guards and Sentries; Drill for Rifle and English Light Infantry Regiments; March Discipline; List of Plates; Definitions. Previous owner's signature on front pastedown and on 'Amendments" sheet, light toning to pages, light browning to edges of text block, light edge wear, creases on spine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
PER ARDUA AD ASTRA:  A HANDBOOK OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE., Congdon, Philip.
2 Congdon, Philip. PER ARDUA AD ASTRA: A HANDBOOK OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE.
Airlife, Shrewsbury, 1987, first edition. 
172 pp, large 8vo (9 13/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0906393892 Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, reproductions, colour plates. Contents: Birth of a Service; The Construction Miracle; The RAF College, Cranwell; The Queen's Co mmission; Airman and Airwoman Service; The History of the RAF Uniform; RAF Badges and Brevets; Heraldry and Insignia; The Other Royal Air Forces (The Royal Australian, Canadian, Indian, New Zealand and Rhodesian Air Forces); Colours and St a n d a r d s ; M edals, Decorations and Awards; The Custom of Saluting; Inside an Officers' Mess; Social Etiquette for the RAF; The RAF Regiment; The Women in Blue; The Royal Auxiliary Air Force, the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve and The Air T ra in in g Co rp s; T h e Royal Observer Corps; Appendix - Battle Honours of the RAF; Glossary - Naval, Military and Air Force Terms; Bibliography; Index. Very faint cigarette odor, tiny light mark on free front endpaper, very light wrinkling at t op/ bot tom o f s pin e, tin y di nt on rear hinge, very small shallow dint on rear board. Dust jacket has light browning at edges and on spine, very small closed puncture (archivally taped) on rear hinge, one very small edge tear, very light edge wea r/wr inkl ing - a lit tle mor e at top of spine, light rubbing, tiny scuff on rear panel, tiny soiling speck at top of rear hinge. Very Good/Very Good 
Price: 22.00 USD
 
 
SOME OF IT WAS FUN., Reyburn, Wallace.
3 Reyburn, Wallace. SOME OF IT WAS FUN.
Toronto Thomas Nelson & Sons (Canada) 1949 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good - Fair Peter Whalley. 
199 pp, large 8vo (9 9/16" H). B&w cartoons. " 'After four years of peace', Wallace Reyburn, well-known Canadian War Correspondent and now editor of New Liberty Magazine, has written a very vivid and humorous account of his experiences during the war. (It) contains a lot of personal reminiscences and personal references. Most of the book is hilariously funny and brings out the lighter side of the war but occasionally, (he) inserts a very serious chapter in which he points out that 'some of it was not fun'." Previous owner's name on free front end paper, light browning to pages and end papers, faint erased pencil marks on rear pastedown, moderate browning to edges of text block - small soiling mark on fore-edge and on top of text block, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, faint foxing marks on rear board, repaired tear at bottom of rear hinge, very light edge wear, small area of colour fading at top of spine. Dust jacket has small and large chips/tears, browning on inside with foxing on inside of rear panel, light fading to spine colour, light edge wear/wrinkling, light rubbing and soiling. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE ROYAL MARINE POCKET BOOK.  PART I, II, III & IV.  COMPLETE FOUR VOLUME SET WITH PROMOTIONAL FLYER.  (PART ONE: INITIAL TRAINING / PART TWO: ORGANISATION /  PART THREE: RUNNING A DETATCHMENT AFLOAT, ETC. / PART FOUR: SEAMANSHIP TRAINING.), Wall, P.H.B., Major and Ritson, G.A.M., Lieutenant.
4 Wall, P.H.B., Major and Ritson, G.A.M., Lieutenant. THE ROYAL MARINE POCKET BOOK. PART I, II, III & IV. COMPLETE FOUR VOLUME SET WITH PROMOTIONAL FLYER. (PART ONE: INITIAL TRAINING / PART TWO: ORGANISATION / PART THREE: RUNNING A DETATCHMENT AFLOAT, ETC. / PART FOUR: SEAMANSHIP TRAINING.)
Aldershot Gale & Polden 1945 First Editions. Soft Cover Good+ 
77 pp, 108 pp, 103 pp, 119 pp, - 4 volume set + four page stapled promotional brochure, 7 1/4" H. Colour plates, b&w photographs in V.I, b&w drawings/diagrams throughout. Part I. Initial Training - Contents: Brief History of the Royal Marines; The United States Marine Corps; The Regimental March of H.M. Royal Marines; The United States Marines' Hymn; Table of Equivalent Ranks; Badges and Insignia; Colours, Uniforms and Decorations; Insignia of the U.S. Marines Corps; Parade Work; Index. Part II. Organisation - Contents: Organisation (The Admiralty / Royal Marine Establishments / The Royal Naval School of Music / Royal Marine Divisional Bands / Organisation of Headquarter Division); Interior Economy; Index. Part III. Contents: Notes on Running a Detatchment Afloat; Notes on Duties of the Officer of the Watch; Notes on Naval Law; Notes on Military Law; Index. Part IV. Seamanship Training - Contents: Seamanship; Navigation; Naval Signals; Naval Code Flags; The International Code; Index. Interiors - light cigarette odour, very light browning to pages, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exteriors - light browning to covers - mainly at edges, very light soiling on some covers, a few small soft corner creases, browning to edges of text blocks, heavy browning to spines, light wear at top/bottom of spines. Promotional brochure has light toning at edges, small corner crease, minor rust on staples, a large soft corner crease. 
Price: 80.00 USD
 


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