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Bramley, (Stroud, 1997). 
170 pp, large 8vo (9 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 1858337321 B&w photos, reproductions, maps. "...explores the war as it appeared to the professional and amateur war correspondents who covered it in extraordinary depth in both the Bri tish and colonial press, describing not only the pitched battles but much of the human drama of everyday campaigning from a variety of perspectives. These reports are linked together in a narrative which places them in the military, polit i c a l a n d s ocial context of the war." Fine/Fine 
Price: 17.50 USD
182 Laffin, John. AMERICANS IN BATTLE.
London J.M. Dent 1973 0460039849 / 9780460039840 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Good+ 
213 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H). B&w plates. "This study of the American fighting man, of all ranks and in all services ranges from the War of Independence to Vietnam to Pinkville. Part One provides graphic accounts of all the major and many of the minor conflicts in American history, with close-ups of the man in the line of battle - from the victory over the British at New Orleans in 1814, the American Civil War, the gruelling battles with the Indians, to World War I and World War II. Part Two studies the psychology of the American fighting man and points out the strange contrasts and contradictions in his mental and emotional make-up. Finally, the system that produces the American soldier today is closely examined - his role as the instrument of the 'Great Defender' all over the world, the scientific revolution and the attitudes of the commanding generals." Minor soiling to edges of textblock. Dust jacket has moderate edge wear, a few tiny tears, one 1/2" tear with crease, moderate rubbing on rear panel - light elsewhere, light edge wrinkling. 
Price: 10.00 USD
BOYS IN BATTLE., Laffin, John.
183 Laffin, John. BOYS IN BATTLE.
Abelard-Schuman, London/New York, (1967). 
192 pp, 8vo, hard cover in dust jacket. B&w illustrations. "Throughout history, boys of many nations have found themselves involved in battles of the armed forces, and it is to their credit that they have come through these ordeals with courage and endurance. The author of this book was himself a soldier as a boy - and as a man - and knows too much about war to find in it anything glorious. He feels however that the boys who fought so bravely in combat deserve to have their names and exploits recorded. He has delved deeply into history and into records to uncover some astonishing stories of gallantry, skill and audacity on the part of boys up to and including the age of 18. Here are the stories of teenage winners o f the highest decorations for bravery - the Victoria Cross, the Congressional Medal of Honor, the Legion d'honneur, the Iron Cross. On sea, land and in the air, youthful heroes accomplished deeds that verge on the incredible..." Very light edge wear to boards, number 5125 witten in ink on free front endpaper, very light browning to edges of pages. Dust jacket is price-clipped, has moderate edge wear/wrinkling, small chips and tears - some with creases, 1" chip from top of front hinge area, a few very small scuffs, and rubbing - wrap-around artwork, now protected in a mylar sleeve. VG/G- 
Price: 17.50 USD
184 Lamb, James B. ON THE TRIANGLE RUN.
Macmillan, Toronto, (1986), first edition. 
236 pp., 8vo., hard cover in dust jacket. Takes us back to those terrible, exciting, stand together years of the Second World War. Lamb, who commanded a minesweeper and a Corvette, tells the story of the Canadian Navy's battles in the waters off C anada's coasts. Illustrated. Top corners of boards bumped, approx last 50 pages have a crease, and minor spotting on ffep. Dj has minor edge wear. VG/VG 
Price: 15.00 USD
A HISTORY OF THE UNIFORMS OF THE BRITISH ARMY.  FROM THE BEGINNINGS TO 1760.  2 VOLUME SET., Lawson, Cecil C.P.  Foreword by the Marquess of Cambridge, G.C.V.O.
185 Lawson, Cecil C.P. Foreword by the Marquess of Cambridge, G.C.V.O. A HISTORY OF THE UNIFORMS OF THE BRITISH ARMY. FROM THE BEGINNINGS TO 1760. 2 VOLUME SET.
London Peter Davies 1940 First Editions Hard Cover Good No Jacket Cecil C.P. Lawson, drawings. 
2 volume set, 10" H. Maroon cloth with gilt lettering on spines. Colour frontispieces, b&w drawings throughout. Volume I. - 213 pp, 1940 first edition - Contents: Foreword; Author's Notes and Acknowledgements; List of Illustrations; Introductory; Infantry; Marine Regiments; The Scottish Army; Independent Highland Companies; Scots Regiments in Foreign Service; Appendix: Notes on Uniforms from Various Contemporary Sources; Cavalry; Appendix: References to Cavalry; Colours (Standards and Guidons / Badges of the Foot Guards / Badges of the Coldstream Guards); Artillery; General Officers; Militia: Trained Bands, Honourable Artillery Company; Scots Militia; Jersey Militia; Bibliography; Index. Volume II. - 276 pp, 1941 first edition - Contents: Author's Note and Acknowledgements; List of Illustrations; George I. Infantry; George II. Infantry; Marine Regiments, 1739-1748; Regiments Raised for the '45; George II. 1750; Infantry Bands, 1740-1760; Highland Regiments, c.1714-1760; Scots Corps in Foreign Service; Scottish Regiments in the Service of France; Colours of Irish Regiments in French Service; Infantry Coats, etc. from Clothing Book, 1742; ditto from Morier's Paintings, c.1750; Appendix: Millan's List, 1749 / Infantry References from Warrants, etc. / Regulations for the Colours, Clothing, etc., of Foot and Cavalry, etc.; Cavalry, 1715-1760; Cavalry Kettle Drummers and Trumpeters; Appendix: Facings and Housings from Millan's List / General View of Differences and Distinctions, etc. / References from Lists, Contracts, etc.; Saddlery; Colours, 1714-1760; Cavalry Standards; Artillery and Engineers; General Officers, 1715-1760; Honourable Artillery Company, 1714-1760; Volunteer Corps, 1745; English Militia, 1758-1760; Militia Colours; Jersey Militia, 1714-1760; Irish Militia and Volunteers; Royal Hospitals; Salutes and Morning Ceremonial; Hanoverian Regiments; Hanoverian Artillery; Colours and Standards; Bibliography; Index. Light toning to page margins in vol. I, very light browning to page margins in vol. II, very light browning to pastedowns, browning to fore-edge and bottom of text block of both volumes, vol. I maroon colour is slightly lighter, colour on top of text block of vol. II is faded and there is a water stain at at the spine, light to moderate edge wear, wrinkling at top/bottom of spines, several small corner bumps, some areas of slight foxing/colour fading on front boards, some small areas of colour loss at fore-edge of rear board of vol. I. 
Price: 50.00 USD
New York Metropolitan Books 2004 0805075224 / 9780805075229 First American Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 
233 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H). B&w photographs. "In February 1918, a derelict soldier was discovered wandering the railway station in Lyon, France. With no memory of his name or his past, no identifying possessions, marks, or documents, the soldier - given the name Anthelme Mangin - was sent to an asylum for the insane. When, after the Great War ended, the authorities placed the soldier's image in advertisements to locate his family, hundreds of 'relatives' claimed him - as their father or son, husband or brother who had failed to return from the front. Marshalling a vast array of original material, from letters and newspaper articles to accounts of battlefield deaths, hospital reports, and police files, (the author) meticulously re-creates the long-forgotten story of the single soldier who came to stand for a lost generation. With humane sympathy and the skill of a novelist, he recounts the twenty-year court battles waged by the families competing to take the amnesiac soldier home. In the process, he portrays not just the fate of one individual but the rank and file's experience in the trenches, as well as an entire nation's inconsolable grief at the loss of more than one million of its men. Dramatic, taut, and powerfully relevant to our own times, this heartrending history depicts the pain and turmoil of a society that, without bodies to bury, is caught between holding on and letting go." Dust jacket has very minor rubbing. 
Price: 12.50 USD
New York Harper & Row 1987 0060158123 / 9780060158125 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good- 
998 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H). Map endpapers. B&w maps. "World War II eventually involved every major power in the world, and before it was over some fifty million people lost their lives. (This) is a complete political and military history of World War II. Written with the pace and sweep of a fine novel, it makes the period, its major leaders, and the events not only comprehensible but also alive and real. Robert Leckie begins his book with the punitive treaty of Versailles and the fumbling efforts of the Western democracies to cope with the rise of Mussolini and Hitler. He draws vivid profiles of the political leaders, generals, and admirals who created and fought the war; describes the battles; analyzes the military strategy; considers the economic and political factors; and tells of the daily lives of those who were engaged on the far-flung fronts and those who endured at home. Churchill, Stalin, Roosevelt, MacArthur, Tojo, Eisenhower, Montgomery, Rommel and many other fascinating individuals become live protagonists on the stage sets of such dramatic sites as Stalingrad, Tobruk, Guadalcanal, Dunkirk, Leningrad, Monte Cassino, Midway, Omaha Beach, and Iwo Jima. Readers of all ages will find Leckie's powerful, action-packed narrative both compelling and comprehensive, and they will gain fascinating insights into one of the greatest and most awful events in human history." Minor browning on top of text block, minor soiling on bottom of text block. Dust jacket has light fading to spine color, light edge wear, a few tiny edge tears - one with crease and taped, minor browning at edges. 
Price: 25.00 USD
London Macmillan Children's Books 1982 0333329295 / 9780333329290 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Nigle McMullen, jacket design. 
157 pp, 8" H. "He was a prince, he knew. And he was riding a white horse. But who he was, and how he got there, he had no idea. The horse didn't know either - it was good at protecting him from the many monsters that came to attack him, and it could turn into a lion, for difficult jobs like climbing mountains, but although it told the prince many things, it always denied it could speak." Two bumps on top edge of rear board. Dust jacket is price clipped, has minor foxing at top edge of flaps, a few wrinkles at top edge of rear cover/flap. 
Price: 20.00 USD
London B. T. Batsford 1963 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good - Very Good- 
184 pp, large 8vo (9" H). B&w reproductions, maps/battle plans. "The year 1797 witnessed two of the greatest victories in British naval history: St. Vincent and Camperdown. These battles were of decisive importance in the war against revolutionary France since the defeat of the Spanish Fleet in February, and of the Dutch Fleet eight months later, effectively frustrated the French 'Grand Strategy' of invading Ireland and England. An attempt, inspired by the Irish patriot, Wolfe Tone, had been made at the end of the previous year to land a French force in Bantry Bay, but it was a blizzard, rather than the efforts of the English navy, which forced the enemy fleet to return to Brest. The British were lucky on that occasion. They were luckier still in the spring of 1797 when the naval mutinies at Spithead, Yarmouth and the Nore had none of the disastrous consequences which might so easily have followed. (This) account gains immeasurably because the engagements are seen in the strategic context of the war. The battles themselves are described with that understanding of the personalities of the commanders, and of the tactics of their fleets, which might be expected from a professor of the Royal Navy College, Greenwich. The British admirals and their captains bear names which will always be memorable in naval history: Jervis, Nelson, Troubridge, Collingwood, Saumarez, Duncan, the notorious Bligh. These men, and the parts which they played become living to the reader through eye-witness accounts, some of them previously unpublished." Very light browning to edges of text block, bump at top corner of boards - tiny bump at bottom corner, minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, previous owner's name stamp on front pastedown. Dust jacket is peice clipped, has light edge wear/wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds 
Price: 17.50 USD
Leo Cooper, (Barnsley, 2001). 
256 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w photographs, reproductions. "Initially with the Ist Guards Brigade and later with the 56th (London) Division, the Ist Battalion served in France and Flanders throughout the War. They were the first Territorial soldiers to be committed to battle when, at Messines in 1914, they suffered one-third casualties and were among the last to disengage. So dedicated was the London Scottish to the prosecution of its cause that, by November 1918, the Ist Battalion included only three survivors of the original Battle of Messines. The 2nd Battalion saw action in campaigns as diverse as France and Flanders, Ireland, the Balkans and Palestine where it won two Victoria Crosses. (This book) does not merely set out to recite the oft-told details of famous battles fought and won. Rather it employs a wealth of previously unpublished war journals, diaries and photographs to provide a unique insight into this most auspicious Regiment. It vividly demonstrates the hopes, sufferings and aspirations of the volunteers who not only filled its ranks but, in most cases, made the supreme sacrifice in its cause." Dust jacket has minor edge wrinkling. F/NF 
Price: 34.95 USD
191 Lockridge, Frances and Lockridge, Richard. THE PROUD CAT.
Philadelphia J.B. Lippincott 1951 First Edition Hard Cover Good+ Good Elinore Blaisdell. 
95 pp, 8vo (8 1/4" H). B&w illustrations. "Diana had cause to be proud: she was beaufiful; she was well bred; she was beloved. And she loved her people in return. But not, oh certainly not, the two strange small-sized humans who arrived one summer day to live with the Wilsons. Patty and Howdy grieve that Diana will not make friends, but being smart children - and cat lovers too - they are patient. Even when the kittens come - the little morsels that look like big oysters when Patty first sees them - Diana remains aloof. Then things begin to happen - tiffs, battles, and rescues - and little by little, being wise as well as proud, Diana accepts Patty and Howdy as her friends - the happy ending of this story." Very light browning to pages, light browning to edges of textblock (tiny foxing marks on top of textblock), light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, small bump to bottom corner of both boards, minor soiling. Dust jacket has several chips - larger at bottom of spine, darkening to sun faded spine color (lettering is very legible) and flap-folds, dust marking on rear panel - mainly at hinge, a few tiny foxing marks, small watermark on inside of spine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Book Club Associates, London, (1979). 
152 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w photos, maps. "Grossdeutschland's historic rise from an Infantry Regiment to a Panzer Corp in six years with its consequent accretion in strength brought with it new military responsibilities. The Regiment started life Changing the Guard in pre-war Berlin, was later engaged in hard and testing battles in the central and southern sectors of the Eastern Front and eventually became 'Fuhrer's fire brigade' - put in wherever the need was greatest: whether for rock-like and unyielding defence or berserker courage in attack..." Minor wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light edge wrinkling, very light rubbing. VG+/VG 
Price: 20.00 USD
193 Lucas, James. Revised and edited by J G Lewthwaite. DEATH IN NORMANDY: THE LAST BATTLES OF MICHAEL WITTMANN. JACKBOOT SERIES 002.
Halifax, West Yorkshire Shelf Books 1999 1899765115 / 9781899765119 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good+ 
120 pp, 8 1/4" H. A fictionalized account of the last days of the commander of a Tiger tank Company in Normandy at the close of the Second World War. The author is a well-known military historian. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor corner wear on covers. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Lester & Orpen Dennys, Toronto, 1986, first edition. 
216 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0886191343 "One spring morning in 1815, in the highlands of Scotland where spirits and witches are a fact of life and the ancient feast of Beltane is still celebrated, fifteen-year-old Mary U rquhart hears her beloved cousin Duncan calling her to join him - from three thousand miles away in Upper Canada. Yet his call is so urgent that Mary sets off alone across the ocean to find him, braving the sea-voyage to Quebec, and makin g h e r w a y up the St. Lawrence until she finally comes to Hawthorn Bay on Lake Ontario - only to discover that Duncan is dead, and that her aunt and uncle have moved on. Mary is not just alone in this frightening land of primeval forests - sh e i s al so mi su nd e rstood by the practical Yankees who have settled in the district, and who distrust her powers of 'second sight' and her Gaelic belief in ghosts and witches. For despite Duncan's death, Mary still hears his voice calling her to j oi n h im. Bu t a s s he battles threatening dark forces and fights for her survival, Mary unexpectedly finds friendship - with cheerful Patty and little Henry, with Owena, the quiet Indian who recognizes the healing powers in her, and with Lu ke - s o ve ry d i ffer ent from 'D uncan the black' enthralling historical tale of mystery and love." By the author of 'The Root Cellar'. Very light browning to edges of textblock, minor edge wear to boards, minor wrinkling at top/bott om o f s pine . Du st ja ck et ha s ve ry mi nor edge wear, light edge wrinkling - mainly at top/ spine and flap-folds. Very Good/Very Good 
Price: 15.00 USD
Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, Maryland, (2002), 2nd printing. 
209 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. "Those who enjoyed the novel 'Captain Kilburnie' will welcome this stand-alone sequel about the swashbuckling Scotsman Fergus Kilburnie as he returns to Nelson's Navy to do battle with England's enemies...leaves readers with the taste of salt on their lips and the smell of gunpowder in thier nostrils. Walking slippery wooden decks and climbing swaying ratlines, the reader goes on vicarious voyages to sea in some of His Majest y's frontline ships as they seek battle against Napoleon and his allies..." Dust jacket has minor edge wear, minor rubbing. NF/VG+ 
Price: 22.50 USD
THE SOUTH AFRICAN CAMPAIGN, 1879.  WITH NEW INDEX BY JOHN YOUNG.  ISBN 1-85567-203-3, Mackinnon, J.B. and Shadbolt, Sydney.
196 Mackinnon, J.B. and Shadbolt, Sydney. THE SOUTH AFRICAN CAMPAIGN, 1879. WITH NEW INDEX BY JOHN YOUNG. ISBN 1-85567-203-3
Greenhill, London, (1995), reprint of 1882 edition. 
397 pp, small 4to (10 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. 2 maps on fold-out at rear, 62 b&w photos of officers who lost their lives during the campaign. "In January 1979, Victorian Britain was horrified by the news of the disaster at Isandhlwana, where the Zulus surprised and massacred a British Army column of over 1,300 men. This defeat was followed by the heroic defence of the mission station at Rorke's Drift where no less than eleven Victoria Crosses were won. After minor set backs, British columns rapidly advanced into Zululand and after fighting a number of major battles, occupying strategic positions en route, they subsequently fought and won the decisive battle of Ulundi, where the real military power of the Zulu nation was ended forever. This volume contains: Cabinet photographs and biographical notices of sixty-two officers of the British Army and Navy who lost their lives during the campaign, including that of Lieutenant Thirkill of the 88th Regt., which did not appear in the original edition of 1880; Summaries of all the British Regiments and Naval Brigades in the field; Separate records of almost every British Officer engaged; Accurate accounts of the various engagements; Maps etc." "A significant feature of this new edition is an extensive index compiled by Anglo-Zula War historian John Young, giving the name, rank and unit designation of every officer, and the battles at which they fought". Light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, a few soft creases on fold-out. Dust jacket has light edge wrinkling, tiny dent on rear hinge, tiny stain on inside surface, minor wear at top of spine. VG+/VG 
Price: 70.00 USD
(Pan/Ballantine, New York, 1972), first printing. 
160 pp, 8vo (8 3/16" H), soft cover. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, maps, drawings. "For a loss of only 500 dead, 55 missing and 1,373 wounded they advanced 500 miles in two months, destroyed an army of ten divisions and captured more than 130,000 prisoners, 180 medium and over 200 light tanks and 845. 'I think this may be termed a complete victory...'." Interior - previous owner's embossed stamp amd ink stamp on contents page, a few tiny stains on inside of front cover, o t h e rwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - very light edge wear and very light rubbing, very light browning on edges of text block and on spine, a few very small faint water marks on covers, a few small light stains on f ro nt c over, name ink stamp and small stain on bottom of text block a few tiny scuffs on front cover. Very Good 
Price: 7.50 USD
Leo Cooper, (Barnsley, 1999), Ist edition. 
160 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H), soft cover. Profusely illustrated in b&w with photos, maps, reproductions. "Montauban was one of the rare places on the Somme where, on 1 July 1916, the British effort met with the success military planners had hoped for. Men belonging to Britain's citizen army raised in Liverpool and Manchester, had taken on the best of Germany's professional armed might and beaten them soundly. Montauban was spared the total destruction that was the fate of some of the other villages that were involved in the fighting on the Somme." Interior - book lightly cracked at title-page and at 158/9, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear. VG- 
Price: 15.00 USD
A WORLD IN FLAMES, 1944-1945.  A PORTRAIT OF WAR: PART TWO., Malone, Richard S.
199 Malone, Richard S. A WORLD IN FLAMES, 1944-1945. A PORTRAIT OF WAR: PART TWO.
Toronto Collins 1984 0002172798 / 9780002172790 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 
318 pp, 9 3/4" H. B&w photographs, map. "In 1944, when this book begins, Richard Malone had been transferred from the Italian front back to England to take part in the Normandy landings. Trained before the war both as a soldier and a journalist, Malone had been seconded in 1940 from his regiment Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry as Staff Secretary to Col. J.L. Ralston, Canada's Minister of Defence. (Now) poised for D-Day, he held staff appointments at both Canadian Army and British 21st Army Group Headquarters and he was given charge of all Canadian Army Press and Psychological Warfare service in the field. The Canadians accounted for nearly a third of the forces landed on D-Day and Malone's description of the invasion, the battles of Normandy, the liberation of Paris and Brussels make fascinating reading. Also from his unique perspective Malone has much of interest to say about the great controversial issues of the times: Montgomery's leadership, Patton's gap, the rivalry between the British and American high commands, the Battle of the Bulge, Arnheim and the reason for its failure and others. In 1944 when the battle for Europe was clearly won, Malone was chosen to go out to the Pacific and establish relations with General MacArthur. He witnessed the Japanese surrender on the USS Missouri and was the first Canadian in Japan. He was in charge of the liberation of Canadian prisoners in Japan, China and Manchuria. His talks with Churchill, Alanbrooke, Montgomery, MacArthur, Beaverbrook, Ralston and other after the war add to our understanding of the part that Canada played in the Second World War." Very light wrinkling at top of spine. Dust jacket has minor browning at top edge of flaps, minor rubbing, minor wrinkling at top of spine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
BATTLEFIELDS THEN & NOW., Man, John and Newark, Tim.
200 Man, John and Newark, Tim. BATTLEFIELDS THEN & NOW.
Macmillan, 1977. 
144 pp, square 8vo, HC (cerlox binding, no dj as issued). Provides a fresh insight into the sites of some of history's greatest conflicts. By overlaying modern photographs of the battlefield with dramatic reconstructions of ten of the key battles, it compares, in a unique way, scenes of struggle and heroism with the often pastoral sites of today. The battles are printed on flipable, transparent overlays. A great reference book for the military enthusiast. Wrinkling at the top and bottom of the spine and light rubbing on the covers. VG 
Price: 14.00 USD
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