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FIGHTER PILOT'S SUMMER., Franks, Norman and Richey, Paul, Wg Cdr.
61 Franks, Norman and Richey, Paul, Wg Cdr. FIGHTER PILOT'S SUMMER.
London Grub Street 1993 0948817712 / 9780948817717 First Edition Near Fine Very Good 
248 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H). B&w photographs. The sequel to Paul Richey's acclaimed "Fighter Pilot'. "(T)he story not only of 609 Squadron's offensive war during that momentous summer (1941), when the RAF started to take the war to the enemy over Northern France, but also in part of Paul's squadron leader, Michael Robinson, DSO DFC, who also happened to be his brother-in-law, and of Paul's exploits to the end of the war. Sadly, Michael Robinson was lost over the English Channel in 1942 but Paul went on to serve under Sholto Douglas at Fighter Commander HQ, then command his old 609 Squadron flying Typhoons, before going to India and Burma." Very minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has minor edge wear, very light edge wrinkling, very light rubbing on rear panel. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
FLASHMAN AND THE MOUNTAIN OF LIGHT: FROM THE FLASHMAN PAPERS 1845-46., Fraser, George MacDonald.
62 Fraser, George MacDonald. FLASHMAN AND THE MOUNTAIN OF LIGHT: FROM THE FLASHMAN PAPERS 1845-46.
London Collins Harvill 1990 0002711354 / 9780002711357 First Edition Very Good+ Very Good+ Arthur Barbosa, dust jacket art. 
367 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H). "With the mighty Sikh Khalsa, the finest army ever seen in Asia, poised to invade India and sweep Britainnia's ill-guarded empire into the sea, every able-bodied man was needed to defend the frontier - and one at least had his answer ready when the Call of Duty came: 'I'll swim in blood first!' For stalwart Harry Flashman, arch-rotter of the Victorian era and the most decorated poltroon in the Army, had not lately escaped from Borneo pirates, London bookies, slavery in Madagascar, and the embraces of a mad black queen, just to be plunged into even more dreadful peril - not if he could help it. Alas - there was no avoiding the terrors of secret service in the debauched and intrigue-ridden Court of the Punjab, the attentions of its beautiful nymphomaniac Maharani (not that he minded that, really), the horrors of its torture chambers, the plots of such fearsome figures as the Tartan Pathan, the Golden Hen, and the mysterious Man Who Would Be King, or the baleful influence of the Mountain of Light. And that was only the beginning: ahead lay the carnage of the bloodiest campaign ever fought in India, when Sikh, Briton, and Sepoy contended for an empire, and its fate rested on a crazy old Irish general and the panic-stricken Flashy vainly trying to hide behind him." Remainder mark across bottom of text block. Dust jacket has been price clipped, has very minor edge wear/wrinkling, tiny remainder mark on inside edge. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
63 Fraser, Keath. (Signed) FOREIGN AFFAIRS.
Stoddart, (Toronto, 1987), 2nd printing. 
320 pp, 8vo, soft cover. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR TO ANOTHER CANADIAN AUTHOR ON HALF-TITLE PAGE. Cover art by Alex Colville. "A book of remarkable and moral imagination...a new collection of seven stories and three novellas set on the West Coast and a broad in the Third World. Frequently, the offsetting of these worlds - affluent and hungry, stark and fashionable - uncovers insular values in the developed west that reveal our own underdeveloped character..." Interior - clean and ti g h t . E x t e r i o r - light edgewear/rubbing, wrinkle to spine from manufacturing process, spine flat and uncreased. VG 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
64 Gandy, M., editor. (Roland Pietsch, Bernard Austerberry, Edward Crawford, Anne Bulley, Frank Hardy, Charles Kidd, Stephen Murray, Anthony Joseph, John M Clarke.) GENEALOGISTS' MAGAZINE. MARCH 2001. VOL. 27 NO. 1. JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY OF GENEALOGISTS.
Society of Genealogists, London, 2001. 
48 pp, 9 5/8" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). Contents: A boyhood at sea - The records of the Marine Society at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich; Officers who figured in action at sea - The story of the Royal Navy's accountant branch; The York Rangers and slave registers at the PRO; Country ships and free mariners in Bombay; Almanacs in the SoG library; Baron Ward; A late nineteenth century Cambridgeshire parish: Who worked when, at what? (Downham); Sources of Jewish genea l o g y i n t h e SoG: An overview; Brookwood Cemetery 'Midst Surrey pines'. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor wear at top of spine. Very Good+ 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
ROBERT CLIVE., Garrett, Richard.  (Robert Clive.)
65 Garrett, Richard. (Robert Clive.) ROBERT CLIVE.
Arthur Baker, London, (1976). 
224 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w plates. "There were many different Clives. The gentle lover his wife knew; the fearless and often unorthodox army leader; the astute polititician who tangled with the directors of the East India Company; and the generous, dutiful son who so frequently came to the aid of his economically inept father. In his excellent biography, Richard Garrett considers all of them. He traces Clive's spectacular career from its early days on the battlefields to the years of power, when he could enthrone or depose an Indian prince according to the needs of the moment. The author describes such battles as Plassey and the siege of Arcot, and he deals with the tragic climax at the end of Cl ive's ca reer when Parliament very nearly brought about his ruin..." 3" sq. area of very light browning on free front endpaper - probably caused by previous owners bookplate. Dust jacket has very light edge wear/wrinkling, two very small closed tears. VG/ VG 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
SURVIVOR'S STORY., Gibbs, Gerald, Air Marshal Sir.
66 Gibbs, Gerald, Air Marshal Sir. SURVIVOR'S STORY.
London Hutchinson 1956 First Edition Good Fair 
182 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H). B&w photographs, maps. "Distinguished survivor of the early flying days and of many campaigns, (the author) was the last British Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Air Force. This is the story not only of his own long and exciting years of service in many parts of the world, but also of the Air Force itself, from the time of the Flying Corps to the present day. In this book he strikes a new and very readable line among senior Air Force writers for he does not forget to give due place to the lighter and social side. His accounts of those early days, when he served with the R.F.C. at Aboukir, are both inspiring and amusing. After the First World War (he) had a highly eventful spell of service in Iraq, Palestine, and Transjordan, and later, in the early 1930's, he went to Kenya and the Sudan. He has many good big-game stories to tell, and many valuable comments to make, also, upon conditons in these troubled regions. A high-spot of his book is his account of the Battle of Britain, throwing as it does considerable light upon the controversies regarding R.A.F. tactics and control. He had wide personal experience, too, of the war in Burma, and was also present at Singapore when the Japanese surrendered. After the war, before his final appointment in India, he spent three years on United Nations work in the U.S.A., and he writes of America, as of India, with a sympathy born of intimate knowledge". Light scattered foxing on end papers and on edges of text block, very small stain on rear free end paper, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, light browning on edges of text block and edges of boards. Dust jacket has edge creasing, several chips and small edge pieces missing, several small and tiny edge tears, light browing, very light tiny foxing marks on rear panel and flap-folds. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
67 Gibson, Edwin, Major and Ward, G. Kingsley. Introduction by Major F.A. Tilston VC. Foreword by Field Marshall the Lord Bramall. COURAGE REMEMBERED: THE STORY BEHIND THE CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE OF THE COMMONWEALTH'S MILITARY CEMETERIES AND MEMORIALS OF THE WARS OF 1914-1918 AND 1939-1945.
Toronto McClelland and Stewart 1989 0771087861 / 9780771087868 First Edition Very Good Good+ 
282 pp, 10" H. B&w and colour photographs. Map endpapers. "In the Beach Cemetery, Anzac, on the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey lie the remains of Private John 'Simpson' and his donkey, Duffy. For three weeks, until they both were killed on 19 May, 1915, Simpson (whose real name was Kirkpatrick) and Duffy moved wounded men from the front lines to the army hospital a mile away. Two young brothers, Major P.K. Kennedy and Major D.P. Kennedy of Guelph, Ontario, fought side by side in France during World War II. They died in battle within two days of each other in September 1944. Their remains lie in the Calais Canadian War Cemetery, one of 2,500 cemeteries built and maintained by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. John Simpson and the Kennedys are among the 1,750,000 Commonwealth citizens who lost their lives during the two World Wars of the 20th century. These men and women now lie in the immaculate cemeteries of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, located in 140 countries as far flung as Belgium, Papua New Guinea, and India. (This) is the definitive guide to these cemeteries and to the almost 200 war memorials constructed by the Commission." Previous owner's signature, place and date in ink on free front endpaper; minor wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light edge wear, light to moderate edge and hinge wrinkling/creasing, light rubbing, several wrinkles in laminate, two tiny edge tears archivally taped. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
INDIA CALLING: AN INTIMATE PORTRAIT OF A NATION'S REMAKING., Giridharadas, Anand.
68 Giridharadas, Anand. INDIA CALLING: AN INTIMATE PORTRAIT OF A NATION'S REMAKING.
New York Times / Henry Holt 2011 0805091777 / 9780805091779 First Edition Very Good+ Very Good+ 
273 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H). "(B)rings to life the people and the dilemmas of India today, through the prism of (Giridharadas') emigre family history and his childhood memories of India. Traveling through villages and small towns and big cities, he introduces us to entrepreneurs, radicals, industrialists, and religious seekers, but, most of all, to Indian families. As he finds his way in a country at once familiar and surprising, (he) writes in vivid detail of India's own reinventions: how parents and children, husbands and wives, cousins and siblings are seizing hold of their destinies, bending the meaning of Indianness, and enduring the pangs of the old birthing the new. Through their stories and his own, he paints an intimate portrait of a country becoming modern while striving to remain itself." Very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has soft wrinkle at top of rear flap. 
Price: 18.00 USD
 
 
THE HISTORY OF THE SUFFOLK REGIMENT 1946-1959., Godfrey, F.A., Major.
69 Godfrey, F.A., Major. THE HISTORY OF THE SUFFOLK REGIMENT 1946-1959.
Leo Cooper, London, (1988), Ist edition. 
276 pp, large 8vo (9 3/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w photos, maps. "...covers the Regiment in action in Palestine, India, Malaya, Trieste and Cyprus, as well as when soldiering in Egypt, Greece, BAOR and at home. A complete chapter is devoted to the activities of the Suffolk and Cambridgeshire Territorial battalions...Each chapter describes a tour of duty of one battalion in a particular posting and is divided into two parts: the first paints a general picture of the role of the battalion showing why it was there and what it was like to be there with some mention of events of note. The second part of the chapter contains a detailed chonological account of the experiences of the battalion...In Malaya the Regiment won for itself between 1949 and 1953 a reputation unequalled throughout the whole 12-year Emergency there by any other British battalion. While the chapter devoted to Malaya provides the core of the book the other chapters reveal a continous thread of devotion to duty and the author is not exaggerating when he speaks in his preface of 'a quiet, grim determination in the face of extremely hostile conditions' to do a worthwhile job as being characteristic of the Suffolk Regiment until the very end." Minor browning to edges of text block. Dust jacket has small ghost sticker mark on inside of front flap, minor edge wrinkling. VG+/VG+ 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
DISTANT DOMINION:  BRITAIN AND THE NORTHWEST COAST OF NORTH AMERICA, 1579-1809., Gough, Barry M.
70 Gough, Barry M. DISTANT DOMINION: BRITAIN AND THE NORTHWEST COAST OF NORTH AMERICA, 1579-1809.
University of British Columbia Press, Vancouver, (1980), Ist edition. 
190 pp, large 8vo, HC in dust jacket. B&w illus, maps. "(T)he first comprehensive survey to examine Britian's motives for expeditions to this most distant frontier of British maritime development. It is also the first to draw the history of the coast into the general realm of Pacific history, relating its development to events in Europe, the American eastern seaboard, Australia, the Falkland Islands, and China. This entertaining book offers fresh insight into an exciting chapter of North American history." Very minor edgewear to boards. Dust jacket has very minor edgewear, spine lightly browned. NF/VG+ 
Price: 18.00 USD
 
 
71 Grant, Charles. Colour plates by Michael Youens. Editor: Philip Warner. THE BLACK WATCH. OSPREY MEN-AT-ARMS SERIES.
Osprey, (Reading, 1971). 
40 pp + 8 pp plates, 9 3/4" H, soft cover. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, reproductions, maps, 8 pages of color uniform studies. Contents: The Early Years; Fontenoy and Ticonderoga; America; Alexandria; The Peninsular War; The Waterloo Campaign; The Crimea and India; Egypt and South Africa; 1914-18; 1939-1952. Interior - light browning to margins of pages and inside of covers, light cigarette odor. Exterior - heavy browning to covers and edges of textblock, soiling on bottom of textblock, minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, soft bump to top corner, tiny bump to bottom rear corner. Good 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
LETTERS FROM CANADA, WRITTEN DURING A RESIDENCE THERE IN THE YEARS 1806, 1807, AND 1808; SHEWING THE PRESENT STATE OF CANADA, ITS PRODUCTIONS - TRADE - COMMERCIAL IMPORTANCE AND POLITICAL RELATIONS., Gray, Hugh.
72 Gray, Hugh. LETTERS FROM CANADA, WRITTEN DURING A RESIDENCE THERE IN THE YEARS 1806, 1807, AND 1808; SHEWING THE PRESENT STATE OF CANADA, ITS PRODUCTIONS - TRADE - COMMERCIAL IMPORTANCE AND POLITICAL RELATIONS.
Coles, Toronto, 1971, facsimile reprint of Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme edition of 1809. 
406 pp, 8vo (8 3/8" H), soft cover. Title continues: "Illustrative of the Laws, the Manners of the People, and the Peculiarities of the Country and Climate. Exhibiting Also the Commercial Importance of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick & Cape Breton; an d Their increasing Ability, in Conjunction with Canada, to furnish the necessary Supplies of Lumber and Provisions to our West-India Islands." Interior - previous owner's small stamp on inside of front cover, very small bump to top corner o f p a g e s , otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - very light edge wear, small faint liquid stain and light scuff line on top of textblock. Very Good 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
TRADITIONAL TEXTILES OF CAMBODIA: CULTURAL THREADS AND MATERIAL HERITAGE., Green, Gillian.
73 Green, Gillian. TRADITIONAL TEXTILES OF CAMBODIA: CULTURAL THREADS AND MATERIAL HERITAGE.
Bangkok River Books 2003 9748225399 / 9789748225395 First Edition Near Fine Very Good 
320 pp, large 4to (11 5/16" H). "Subtle, enigmatic patterns woven into Cambodian silk textiles speak of origins in an ancient past, with resonances continuing to the present. While Cambodian textiles may justifiably be regarded as works of art in Western terms, their cultural relevance and vitality, which defines their quintessential character, is only beginning to be be appreciated and understood. This is the first book to document and explain this rich textile and costume tradition. Written for collectors, curators, travellers, textile artists and aficionados, it identifies and explains the essential role textiles play in traditional Cambodian life, society and religious practices. Lavishly illustrated with over 300 colour images, the book includes images of antique textiles held in both private collections and major public institutions, historic images and specially-commissioned line drawings and diagrams. (It) also includes: end notes supplementing the information in each chapter; appendices with a word list in Khmer script and transliterated Roman forms; a technical and foreign language glossary; a full bibliography and index." One tiny dint on front board. Dust jacket has some small line indentations and light rubbing on rear panel, a series of very small and tiny dints on front panel - mainly at top. one or two other very small dints elsewhere on jacket. 
Price: 80.00 USD
 
 
74 Green, John Richard. Edited and with an Introduction by Roger Hudson. A SHORT HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH PEOPLE.
London Folio Society 1993 Second Printing Near Fine 
878 pp, 10" H. Bound in full green buckram, blocked in gold with a design by Malcolm Harvey Young. B&w reproductions, maps, genealogical tables. "(F)irst published in 1874 by Macmillan & Company Ltd. This edition follows the text of the first edition, with minor emendations." Chapter headings: The English Kingdoms, 607-1013; England Under Foreign Kings, 1013-1204; The Great Charter, 1204-1265; The Three Edwards, 1265-1360; The Hundred Years' War, 1336-1431; The New Monarchy, 1422-1540; The Reformation; Puritan England; The Revolution; Modern England; Epilogue, 1815-1873. Slipcase has very light rubbing on bottom surface. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
THE HELLENISTIC AGE: A HISTORY., Green, Peter.
75 Green, Peter. THE HELLENISTIC AGE: A HISTORY.
New York Modern Library 2007 9780679642 / 9789780679644 1st Printing Very Good + Very Good+ 
199 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H). B&w maps, genealogies. "The Hellenistic era witnessed the overlap of antiquity's two great Western civilizations, the Greek and the Roman. This was the epoch of Alexander's vast expansion of the Greco-Macedonian world, the rise and fall of his successors' major dynasties in Egypt and Asia, and, ultimately, the establishment of Rome as the first Mediterranean superpower. (This book) chronicles the years 336 to 30 BCE, from the days of Philip and Alexander of Macedon to the death of Cleopatra and the final triumph of Caesar's heir, the young Augustus. Peter Green's far-ranging study covers the prevelent themes and events of those centuries: the Hellenization of an immense swath of the known world - from Egypt to India - by Alexander's conquests; the lengthy and chaotic partition of this empire by rival Macedonian marshals after Alexander's death; the decline of the polis (city-state) as the predominant political institution; and, finally, Rome's moment of transition from republican to imperial rule. - To consider the three centuries prior to the dawn of the common era in a single short volume demands a scholar with a great command of both subject and narrative line. (This) is that rare book that manages to coalesce a broad spectrum of events, persons, and themes into one brief, indispensable, and amazingly accessible survey." One introduction pages leaf with soft edge crease. Dust jacket has very minor edge wear/wrinkling, minor rubbing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE CAMPAIGNS AND HISTORY OF THE ROYAL IRISH REGIMENT FROM 1684 TO 1902., Gretton, G. le M., Lieutenant-Colonel.
76 Gretton, G. le M., Lieutenant-Colonel. THE CAMPAIGNS AND HISTORY OF THE ROYAL IRISH REGIMENT FROM 1684 TO 1902.
William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh, 1911, first edition. 
462 pp, small 4to (10 1/4" H), hard cover (rebound in medium blue glazed cloth with gold lettering on spine and front board), new endpapers - no dust jacket. Top edge gilt. 5 b&w plates, including frontispiece (1 double-page) + 8 pages (7 fold-out ) containing 10 maps in total - collated. Contents; Preface; The Raising of the Regiment: And the Wars of William III; Marlborough's Campaigns in the War of the Spanish Succession; The Second Siege of Gibraltar - The Siege of Ostend - Le x i n g t o n - Bunker's Hill; The War with the French Republic: Toulon - Corsica - Egypt. The Napoleonic War: The West Indies; The First War With China; The Second War with Burma; The War in the Crimea; Operations During the Mutiny in India; Rai si ng o f th e Se c on d Battalion: The War in New Zealand; Change in mary Organisation: The Second Afghan War; The War in Egypt; The Nile Expedition; The Black Mountain Expedition: The Tirah Campaign; Mounted Infantry in Mashonaland: The War in S out h A fri ca : C ol esb er g a nd Bethlehem; South Africa (Continued): Slabbert's Nek: The Brandwater Basin: Bergendal: Monument Hill: Lydenburg: The Mounted Infantry of the Royal Irish Regiment: Appendices - The Movements of the XVIIIth Royal Ir ish Regi ment fr om t he Time of its Fo rmation in 1684 to the End of the War in South Africa in 1902, and the Places where it has been Quartered in Time of Peace; Casualty Roll; Officers of the 1st and 2nd Battalion who Died in the West Indies Betw een 1 805 a nd 1 816; Rol l of Offi cers, War rant Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers, and Men of the Royal Irish Regiment to Whom Have Been Awarded the Victoria Cross, Medals for Distinguished Conduct in the Field, for Meritorious Service, a nd fo r Long Servi ce an d Goo d Co nduct ; The Tirah Camp aign: Colonel Lawrence's Order of June 8, 1898; The Soldier's Kit in South Africa; Instructions for the Defence of Trains; Diary Showing Movement of the First Battalion in the North of th e Tran svaal B etween April 12, 19 01, a nd Sep tember 30, 19 01; Su ccession of Colonels of the Regiment; Memorials of the Royal Irish Regiment; Table Showing the Former Numbers and Present Names of the Infantry Regiments of the Regular Army. Ind ex. Pr evious o wner's small stamp o n fron t paste down; l ight bro wning t o pages; map #2 has several small edge tears (some with creases) - archivally taped, small piece missing from corner, and crease down fore-edge; map #4 has split crease do wn fore- edge - re paired with a rchival tape; e dges of textbloc k are bro wned; li ght bump to top corner of rear board, tiny shallow dint on front board, shelf rubbing to bottom of textblock. Very Good 
Price: 225.00 USD
 
 
A JOURNAL OF THE REIGN OF QUEEN VICTORIA FROM 1837 TO 1852.  COMPLETE IN TWO VOLUMES., Greville, Charles C.F.  Edited by Henry Reeve.
77 Greville, Charles C.F. Edited by Henry Reeve. A JOURNAL OF THE REIGN OF QUEEN VICTORIA FROM 1837 TO 1852. COMPLETE IN TWO VOLUMES.
New York D. Appleton 1885 Very Good- No Jacket 
576 pp, 598 pp, 8vo (8" H), olive green cloth with gold lettering and banding on spines, gold crest on front boards. These two volumes form the second part of 'The Greville Memoirs' which began with the reigns of George IV and William IV, but are complete in themselves, being numbered Vol. I and Vol. II. "(T)he present publication embraces a period of fourteen years, extending from the accession of Her Majesty Queen Victoria in 1837 to the coup d'etat of Napoleon III in 1851. The occurrences which took place after the close of 1851, the subsequent establishment of the Imperial power in France, the formation of the Cabinet of Lord Aberdeen, followed in 1853 by the Crimean War, mark an important epoch in the history of this country and Europe. I have therefore thought that this date is the appropriate conclusion of this portion of the work. Mr. Greville continued his Journal for nine years more, until the close of 1860, though in his later years he was less conversant with public affairs than he had been in the more active period of his life." From the Preface. Vol. I has a small bump to bottom corner of approx. first 50 pages, small finger print on verso of front free endpaper, small bump to bottom corner of rear board, small light stain at top fore-edge of textblock - scattered tiny faint foxing marks on lower fore-edge, small line scuff on front board. Vol. II has tiny crease/tear at bottom of two pages. Both volumes have light browning to edges of textblock, light to moderate edge wear. slight bump at some corners, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
OUR LAURELS ARE GREEN.  A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE ROYAL GLOUCESTERSHIRE, BERKSHIRE AND WILTSHIRE REGIMENT., Grist, Robin.
78 Grist, Robin. OUR LAURELS ARE GREEN. A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE ROYAL GLOUCESTERSHIRE, BERKSHIRE AND WILTSHIRE REGIMENT.
Rushden Forces & Corporate Publishing 1997 0952959712 / 9780952959717 First Edition Very Good+ 
72 pp, 8vo (8 1/4" H). B&w and color illustrations. Contents: The Royal Gloucestershire Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment; Origins; First Campaigns; Minorca; The America War of Independence; The Napoleonic Wars 1794-1815; The Americas; Australia and New Zealand; China; India - Sikh Wars and the Indian Mutiny; The Crimea; Afghanistan; Cardwell Reforms and the Militia; Egypt and the Sudan; Africa and the Boer War; The Territorial Army; The Great War 1914-18; Between the Wars; The Second World War; Reductions in the Army; Korea; Kenya, South Arabia, Bahrain and Cyprus; The Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment (Berkshire and Wiltshire); The Wessex Volunteers; Peacekeeping; Northern Ireland; Postscript. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - small soft crease at top corner with slight migration into pages. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
INDIAN CAVALRYMAN., Guest, Freddie, Captain.
79 Guest, Freddie, Captain. INDIAN CAVALRYMAN.
London Jarrolds 1959 First Edition Good+ Good- 
220 pp, 8vo (8 9/16" H). B&w plates. "Captain Guest recounts engagingly and modestly his experiences on the North-West Frontier and in cantonments all over India. He tells of pigsticking adventures, polo matches, arduous treks through the jungle, in fact of every facet of a soldier's life in peace and war. His stories will be relished by those who served in India and even the reader who has never seen India cannot fail to be captivated by the gusto with which he records a time and scene that will never be repeated in British history." (Two chapters recount Guest's experiences during the siege of Hong Kong and his subsequent escape.) Very light browning to pages, book slightly cocked, light browning to edges of textblock, light browning to spine and board edges, tiny bump to top of spine. Dust jacket has moderate edge wear/wrinkling - mainly along top edge, a few small tears and tiny chips, browning to spine and edges, old price sticker on front panel, minor soiling/scuffs. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
MIKOYAN MiG-21.  OSPREY AIR COMBAT., Gunston, Bill.
80 Gunston, Bill. MIKOYAN MiG-21. OSPREY AIR COMBAT.
London Osprey 1986 0850456525 / 9780850456523 First Edition Very Good - 
200 pp, 10 9/16" H. "Today the MiG-21 is beginning to become a trifle long in the tooth. But the latest version is still in mass-production in India, while almost the first version is not only being manufactured in China but is a new contender in the world market for fighters! Meanwhile, every second or two, MiG-21s thunder aloft wearing the colours of more air forces than any other warplane before or since. Opinions of it vary. 'Fabulous', said an Egyptian. ' A supersonic sports plane' said an Indian (but of a very early version). 'Formidable in the air combat role' said a Frenchman. 'Formidable, simply because of its numbers' said an American general (who called it the Fishbed, the NATO code name). (The author) homes in on the most numerous jet aircraft in history. For the first time we have not just a description of a modern Soviet warplane but a thoughful account of its background (with a wry glance at the confusion its emergence caused in the West), discussion of why it came out as it did, and in particular a detailed look at its many curious design features, developed through more than 20 variants. Even today many Western descriptions have got it wrong. This epoch-making 200-page book will put many misconceptions right. Illustrated with over 160 black and white photographs (many previously unpublished) and 12 photographs in full colour." Light edge wear at top of rear hinge, two soft corner creases on front cover one small and one large, light wear at corners of front cover, light rubbing causing dullness to covers. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
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